Sunday, December 30, 2007

Round 10 : Russian Superfinal 2007

Alexander Morozevich only managed to draw his game against..Amonatov last night and he was being chased by Grishcuk who beat Rychagov to collect 6.5 points - 0.5 points less then Morozevich! .

Below is one of the game in round 9 ( women section )

Gunina,V (2359) - Kosintseva,T (2492) [E15]
57th ch-RUS w Moscow RUS (9), 28.12.2007

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 b6 4.g3 Ba6 5.b3 Bb4+ 6.Bd2 Be7 7.Nc3 0–0 8.e4 d5 9.cxd5 Bxf1 10.Kxf1 exd5 11.e5 Ne4 12.Kg2 c5 13.Re1 Nc6 14.Qe2 f5 15.exf6 Bxf6 16.Rad1 Re8 17.Qd3 Nb4 18.Qb1 Nxd2 19.Rxd2 Qd7 20.Red1 Rac8 21.a3 Nc6 22.Ne2 c4 23.Nf4 Na5 24.Ne5 Qb7 25.bxc4 dxc4+ 26.f3 Nb3 27.Re2 Nxd4 28.Rxd4 Rxe5 29.Red2 c3 30.Rd7 Qa6 31.Rc2 Qxa3 32.Nd5 Rxd5 33.Rxd5 Qa4 34.Qd1 b5 35.Qe2 Rb8 36.Rc5 Qb3 37.Qe4 b4 38.Rc4 Rd8 39.Re2 a5 40.Qc6 Rf8?? Black has a strong connected passed pawns on a5, b4 and c3 but she was punished for not creating a luft with 40......h6 in his king side where the position would be a dynamic equal 41.Qe6+

41...Kh8 forced

42.Qf7 white is threatening bank rank mate! 42...Rg8 43.Re8 1–0

photo from Chess.Pro

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