Canadian Chess Newsletter - Games - International - Issue #10

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Curbside Cycle

Curbside Cycle

Anand - Karpov Match

Viswanathan Anand - Anatoly Karpov
Rapid Match, Corsica, France, 2009.10.31, Round 1

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bf4 c6 6. Qc2 Nf6 7. e3 Nbd7 8. h3 O-O 9. Bd3 Re8 10. Nf3 Nf8 11. O-O Bd6 12. Bxd6 Qxd6 13. Rab1 a5 14. a3 Be6 15. Na4 N6d7 16. b4 axb4 17. axb4 b5 18. Nc5 Nb6 19. Ra1 f6 20. Qc3 Bf7 21. Rxa8 Rxa8 22. Ra1 Qb8 23. Nd2 Nc4 24. Ndb3 Ra7 25. e4 dxe4 26. Bxe4 Bd5 27. Bxd5+ cxd5 28. Re1 Qd6 29. Qf3 Kf7 30. g3 g6 31. h4 Re7 32. Ra1 Rc7 33. Ra6 Qd8 34. Qf4 Kg7

Diagram 1

35. Rxf6 Qxf6 36. Qxc7+ Kg8 37. Kg2 Qf5 38. Qe7 h6 39. Nc1 g5 40. hxg5 hxg5 41. N1d3 Nd2 42. Qe2 Nc4 43. Ne5 Kg7 44. Ng4 Ng6 45. Qe6 Qxe6 46. Nxe6+ 1-0


Acknowledgements

Source: The Week in Chess 782.