Saturday, June 23, 2007

Alexandra Kosteniuk - Blitz Marathon in Cureglia

Watch the video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcnJ2moP-K0
Below is one of her blitz game. looks how he trash the Sicilian Dragon!

[Event "Blitz:5'"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Alexandra Kosteniuk"]
[Black "????"]
[Result "1-0"]

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 g6 The guy got irritiated by Kosteniuk quick moves and holds his 5...g6 move for a few second! 6.Be3 Bg7 7.f3 0–0 8.Qd2 Nc6 9.0–0–0 Nxd4 10.Bxd4 Be6 11.Kb1 Qc7 12.h4 Rfc8 13.h5 Qa5 14.a3 [14.hxg6 is another alternative] 14...Rab8 15.g4 b5 16.h6 b4 17.Nb5 According to Kosteniuk, this is all theory!!! 17...Bh8 [17...Rxb5 is the only way for black to get some counterplay. 18.Bxb5 Qxb5 19.hxg7 bxa3 20.Qd3 Qc6 21.b3 a5 22.Qd2 a4 23.Bxf6 exf6 24.Rxh7] 18.Qxb4 Kosteniuk simply tranpose into a win endgame! 18...Qxb4 19.axb4 a6 20.Na7 Rc7 21.b5 axb5 22.Nxb5 Bc4?? 1-0

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