V Kramnik – M Carlsen

Queen’s Gambit Chigorin

1.d4 d5 2.c4 Nc6 3.Nf3 Bg4 4.Nc3 e6 5.Bf4 Bd6 6.Bg3 Nf6 7.e3 0–0 8.a3 Ne7
9.Qb3 b6 10.Ne5 c5 11.Nxg4 Nxg4 12.Rd1 Bxg3 13.hxg3 Nf6 14.cxd5 exd5 15.Be2
Qd6 16.Qc2 h6 17.0–0 c4 18.b3 Qxa3 19.bxc4 dxc4 20.Bf3 Rab8 21.Ra1 Qd6
22.Nb5 Qd7 23.Qxc4 a5 24.e4 Rfc8 25.Qe2 Rc6 26.Rab1 Rd8 27.Rfd1 Rdc8 28.d5
Rc2 29.Qe3 R2c5 30.Nd4 Re8 31.Qd3 Qd6 32.Qa6 Rb8 33.Nb3 Rc2 34.Nd4 Rc5
35.Nb3 Rc2 36.Qd3 Rcc8 37.Nd2 Ng6 38.Be2 Qc5 39.Rb5 Qc3 40.f4 a4 41.e5 Nd7
42.Qxc3 Rxc3 43.Ne4 Rc7 44.Ra1 Ra7 45.d6 Ngf8 46.Nc3 Nc5 47.Nd5 Ra5 48.Rxb6
Rxb6 49.Nxb6 Nfe6 50.Bc4 Kf8 51.f5 Nd8 52.Rf1 Ncb7 53.Re1 a3 54.e6 fxe6
55.fxe6 Nxd6 56.e7+ Ke8 57.exd8R+ Kxd8 58.Rd1 Kc7 59.Ba2 Rg5 60.Nd5+ Kc6
61.Nc3 (61.Rd3 Nb5 62.Nb4+ Kc5 63.Nc2 just wins) 61…Rc5 62.Rxd6+ (Again
62.Rd3) 62…Kxd6 63.Ne4+ Kc6 64.Nxc5 Kxc5 65.Kf2 Kd4 66.Kf3 (Now the white
king gets boxed in. Kasparov proposed 66.Ke2 Kc3 67.Ke3 Kc2 68.Bf7 Kc3 69.g4
Kc2 70.Kd4 Kd2 71.Bb3! (guarding c2) 71…Ke2 72.Kc3 Kf2 73.Bd5 which wins
for example 73…Kg3 74.Bf3 g6 75.g5 h5 76.Bxh5 66…Kd3 67.g4 Kd2 68.Be6
(68.g5 hxg5 69.Kg4 Ke2 70.Kxg5 Kf2 71.g4 Kg3 72.Kf5 Kf3 73.g5 Kg3 74.Kg6 Kf4
75.Be6 Ke5 76.Kf7 g6! 77.Ke7 a2!) Kd3 69.Kg3 Ke3 70.Kh4 Kf2 71.Bd5 g6 72.Kh3
g5 73.Kh2 Kf1 74.Be6 Kf2 75.Bc4 Ke3 76.Kg3 Kd4 77.Be6 Ke3 78.Kh2 Kf2 79.Bc4
Ke3 80.Kg1 Kf4 81.Be6 Ke5 82.Bb3 Kf4 83.Be6 Ke5 84.Bb3 Kf4 85.Be6 Ke5 86.Bb3
draw