Russian Grandmaster Sergey Karjakin beat Van Wely’s second Sicilian Dragon of the 75th Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2013 in the last round. This gave Karjakin a joint third place along with Viswanathan Anand. Watch the post-game video comment, replay the game with Chess King, and read a full report on the last round at Chess Blog.


Karjakin,Sergey (2780) – Van Wely,L (2679)

Result: 1-0
Site: Wijk aan Zee NED
Date: 2013.01.27
[…] 1.e4 c5 2.¤f3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.¤xd4 ¤f6 5.¤c3 g6 6.¥e3 ¥g7 7.f3 ¤c6 8.£d2 O-O 9.O-O-O d5 10.exd5 ¤xd5 11.¤xc6 bxc6 12.¥d4 ¥xd4 13.£xd4 £b6 14.¤a4 £c7 15.¥c4 ¦d8 16.¤c5 ¥f5 17.¥b3 h5 18.g4 e5 19.£g1 ¤f4 20.¦e1 hxg4 21.fxg4 ¥c8 22.£g3 a5 23.£h4 a4 24.¥xf7+ ¢g7 25.¤e4 there’s that big minefield set up at f6 now… Black resigns
25……
(25…g5 26.¤xg5 (0:00:18),25.Ne4 and now a big mess on h7
26…¦h8 27.£g3 a3 28.¥b3 £b6 29.bxa3 £d4 30.¢b1 ¤d5 31.¤f3 ¤c3+ 32.¢c1 £f4+ 33.¢b2 ¤a4+ 34.¥xa4 ¦xa4 35.¤xe5 £d4+ 36.¢b1 ¥xg4 37.£b3 ¦f8 38.£b7+ ¢g8 39.¤xc6 (0:00:08) 26.Nxg5)