Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Anand - Kramnik 2008 World Championship : Game 1 LIVE !

I just came home from Ismail Ahmad Aidilfitri Open house [report later :) ] i,m late for the opening game of the match. Still ...the game is on ...

Vladimir Kramnik - Viswanathan Anand [D00]
2008 World Championship, 15.10.2008

1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.cxd5
The Slav exchange variation. First signal that the game will enter a typical boring Kramnik "masterpiece"4...cxd5 5.Bf4 Nc6 6.e3 Bf5 7.Nf3 e6 8.Qb3 Bb4 9.Bb5 0–0 10.Bxc6 Bxc3+ 11.Qxc3 Rc8 12.Ne5 Ng4 13.Nxg4 Bxg4 14.Qb4 Rxc6 15.Qxb7 Qc8 16.Qxc8 Rfxc8 17.0–0 a5 18.f3 Bf5 19.Rfe1 Bg6 20.b3 f6 21.e4 dxe4 22.fxe4 Rd8 23.Rad1 Rc2 24.e5 fxe5 25.Bxe5 Rxa2 26.Ra1 Rxa1 27.Rxa1 Rd5 28.Rc1 Rd7 29.Rc5 Ra7 30.Rc7 Rxc7 31.Bxc7 Bc2 32.Bxa5 Bxb3 1/2-1/2 I hope Anand 1.e4 tommorow will spark the second game tommorow !

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