Monday, January 19, 2009

Wijk aan Zee Round 3

Kamsky - Morozevich [C78]
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 b5 6.Bb3 Bc5 7.c3 d6 8.a4 Rb8 9.axb5 axb5 10.d3 [The main line is 10.d4] 10...0-0 11.h3 Ne7 12.Na3 Ng6 13.Nc2 h6 14.Re1 Bb6 15.Ne3 c6 16.Nh2 Kh8 [16...Be6] 17.Nhg4 Nxg4?! 18.hxg4 Qh4 19.d4 exd4?! [19...Be6] 20.cxd4 Qf6 21.Nf5 Kg8 [21...Bxf5 22.exf5 Bxd4 23.g5! hxg5 24.Qh5+ Kg8 25.Qxg6 ] 22.Be3 Bxf5 23.gxf5 Ne7 24.Bc2 Rfd8 25.b4 c5 26.bxc5 dxc5 27.Qg4! Rxd4 [27...cxd4 28.e5 Qxe5 29.Bxh6 Qf6 30.Bg5] 28.Bxd4 Qxd4 29.Qg3 Nc6 30.e5 c4 31.Rad1 Qb2 32.f6 g5 33.Re2 Qb4 34.Qh3 1-0

Ivanchuk - Radjabov [E97]
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.Be2 0-0 6.Nf3 e5 7.0-0 Nc6 8.d5 Ne7 9.b4 Ne8 [9...Nh5] 10.a4 f5 11.a5 Nf6 12.Bg5 Nh5 13.exf5 gxf5 14.Qd2 Nf6 15.c5 Bd7 16.b5 Be8 17.c6!? [17.b6 axb6 18.axb6 Rxa1 19.Rxa1 cxb6 20.cxd6 Qxd6 ] 17...b6 18.Nh4 Bf7 19.Bd3 Bg6 20.f3 Qe8 21.Kh1 Kh8 22.Bc2 Qf7 23.g4!? Nfg8 24.Ra4 Rae8 25.axb6 axb6 26.Ra7 Rc8 27.Nxg6+ Qxg6 28.Rg1 Qf7 [Ivanchuk was down to barely a minute on the clock to reach the time control at move 40.] 29.Rg3 e4 30.Ne2 Nf6 31.Nf4 exf3 32.gxf5 Nfxd5 33.Rxf3 Nxf4 34.Qxf4 Bf6 35.Bb3 Qh5 36.Bxf6+ Rxf6 37.Be6 Rcf8 38.Rxc7?? [38.Rg3 Rxe6 39.fxe6 Qd1+ 40.Kg2 Qe2+=] 38...Rxe6 39.fxe6 Rxf4 40.Rxf4 Qd5+ 41.Kg1 Qg5+ 0-1

Movsesian, Radjabov, Karjakin, Smeets, Kamsky at +1

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