Saturday, December 12, 2009

World No 1 is human after all!!

World No 1 Magnus Carlsen(2801) drew with David Howell (2597) in the 3rd round of  London Chess Classic and later admitted he was slightly embarassed for not making a simple move 52… Ra2+ which would have won the game for him.

London Chess Classic 2009 | Standings (’football system’)

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standing after round 3(points awarded win3points,draw1, lose 0)

B22 Howell,D 2597 Carlsen,M 2801 Chess Classic (3) 10.12.2009

1.e4 c5 2.c3 d5 3.exd5 Qxd5 4.d4 Nf6 5.Nf3 e6 6.Be3 Be7 7.dxc5 Qxd1+ 8.Kxd1 0-0 9.Nbd2 Ng4 10.Nb3 Nxe3+ 11.fxe3 Nd7 12.c6 bxc6 13.Na5 Bc5 14.Nd4 Nf6 15.Bc4 Ng4 16.Ke2 e5 17.Nc2 Bf5 18.h3 Nf6 19.Nb4 Be4 20.Nbxc6 Rfe8 21.Rhg1 Bb6 22.b4 Rac8 23.b5 Bxa5 24.Nxa5 Rc5 25.a4 Rec8 26.Bd3 Bxd3+ 27.Kxd3 Rxc3+ 28.Ke2 Rc2+ 29.Kf3 e4+ 30.Kf4 R8c5 31.Nc6 g5+ 32.Kg3 R5c3 33.Ne7+ Kf8 34.Nf5 Nd5 35.Rge1 Nf4 36.Rg1 Ne2+ 37.Kg4 Nxg1 38.Rxg1 f6 39.h4 gxh4 40.Kxh4 Ra3 41.g4 Rxa4 42.Rd1 Raa2 43.Rd7 Rh2+ 44.Kg3 Rhg2+ 45.Kh3 Rgf2 46.Nd4 Kg8 47.Re7 Kf8 48.Rc7 Ke8 49.Kg3 Rf1 50.Rxh7 Ra3 51.Kg2 Rd1 52.Nf5 Rd7 ?

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[ 52...Ra2+ 53.Kg3 Rg1+ 54.Kf4 Rf2+ 55.Kxe4 Rxg4+ 56.Kd5 Rxf5+ 57.Ke6 Re5+ 58.Kxf6 Rge4 59.Rxa7 Rxb5 60.Ra8+ Kd7 61.Ra7+ Kc6 62.Ra6+ Kc5 63.Kf5 Rxe3 ]

53.Rh8+ Kf7 54.Kg3 Rb3 55.Kf4 Rb1 56.Kxe4 Rf1 57.Rh7+ Ke6 58.Rh8 Rc7 59.Nd4+ Kd6 60.Rd8+ Rd7 61.Rc8 Rg7 62.Rd8+ Rd7 63.Rc8 Re7+ 64.Kd3 Rc7 65.Rd8+ Rd7 66.Rg8 Rg1 67.Ke2 Kc5 68.Kf2 Rb1 69.Rf8 Rd6 70.Rf7 Rb2+ 71.Kf3 Ra2 72.Ke4 Kb6 73.Rf8 Rg2 74.Kf3 Rh2 75.Rb8+ Kc7 76.Ra8 Kb7 77.Rf8 Rh7 78.Kf4 Rh1 79.Kf3 ½-½

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