MICHAEL ADAMS AT DORTMUND

 

It Dortmund GER 2005

1 Naiditsch,A 2612
&;
0 1 1 1 5
2 Topalov,V 2788 1
&;
1 0 0 1 5
3 Bacrot,E 2729
&;
0 1 1 1 0 5
4 Svidler,P 2738
&;
1 5
5 Van Wely,L 2655 0 1
&;
1 0 1 5
6 Kramnik,V 2744 1 0
&;
0 1 4
7 Adams,Mi 2719 1 0 0
&;
1 4
8 Leko,P 2763 0 0 0 1
&;
1 4
9 Sutovsky,E 2674 0 0 0 1
&;
3
10 Nielsen,PH 2668 0 1 0 0 0
&;
3
Average Elo: 2709 <=> Cat: 19 gm = 3.24 m = 1.44

 

 

(1) Adams,Mi (2719) - Topalov,V (2788) [C43]
It Dortmund GER (1), 08.07.2005
[Fritz 8 (30s)]

C43: Petroff Defence: 3 d4

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.d4 Nxe4 4.Bd3 d5 5.Nxe5 Nd7 6.Nxd7 Bxd7 7.0-0 Bd6 8.Nc3 Nxc3 9.bxc3 0-0 10.Qh5 f5 11.Re1 c6 12.Bg5 Qc7 13.c4 Be8 14.Qh3
[14.Qh4 dxc4 15.Bxc4+ Bf7 16.Bd3 Bg6 17.Re6 Rae8 18.Rae1 Qa5 19.R1e3 Rxe6 20.Rxe6 Qd5 21.Rxd6 Qxd6 22.Be7 Qc7 23.Bxf8 Kxf8 24.Qg5 Qd6 25.h4 h6 26.Qe3 f4 27.Qh3 Bxd3 28.Qc8+ Ke7 Dominguez,L-Gelfand,B/Bermuda BER 2005/The Week in Chess 536/1/2-1/2 (31)]

14...h6N
[14...dxc4 15.Bxc4+ Bf7 16.Be6 Bxe6 17.Rxe6 Rae8 18.Rae1 Rxe6 19.Rxe6 Qd7 20.Qb3 Rf7 21.h4 f4 22.h5 h6 23.Bh4 Kf8 24.Qh3 Bc7 25.c3 c5 26.dxc5 Qd1+ 27.Kh2 f3+ 28.g3 Qd2 29.Kg1 Kveinys,A-Rytshagov,M/Riga LAT 2004/The Week in Chess 512/1/2-1/2 (39)]

15.Bd2 Qf7 16.c5
White wins space

16...Bc7 17.Rab1 Qd7 18.Qf3 Bg6 19.h4 Qf7 20.Bf4 Ba5 21.Rec1 Bh5 22.Qg3 b5 23.cxb6 Bxb6 24.c3
Prevents intrusion on d4.

24...Kh7 25.Be5 Qg6 26.Qf4 Rae8 27.Re1 Kg8 28.f3 Qf7 29.Bd6 Rxe1+ 30.Rxe1 Re8
[>=30...Rd8!?+/- ]

31.Rxe8++- Qxe8 32.Be5 Bg6 33.Bxf5
[33.h5 Bh7 34.Bxf5 Bxf5 35.Qxf5 c5+- ]

33...Qf7+/- 34.Bc8 Qxf4 35.Bxf4 Ba5 36.Bb8 a6 37.Bxa6 Bb1 38.a3 Bxc3 39.Ba7 Bc2 40.h5 Kf7 41.Kf2 Bb2 42.Bc5 Bc1 43.Ke1 Bf4 44.Be2 Bb3 45.g4 Ba4 46.Bd1 Bg3+ 47.Ke2 Bb5+ 48.Ke3 Bc7 49.a4 Bc4 50.Bb4 Bh2 51.Kf2 g6 52.hxg6+ Kxg6 53.Be2
[>=53.a5!? makes it even easier for White 53...Bb5+- ]

53...Bg1+ 54.Kxg1 Bxe2 55.Kf2
[55.Kf2 Bc4 56.f4+- ] 1-0