49.h5 Viswanathan Anand vs Markus Ragger

Former World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand was busy this weekend playing Rounds 9 and 10 at the Schach Bundesliga in Hamburg along with a host of other Grandmasters. The next two rounds will be held in March. Replay the nice Anand vs Ragger game with the Chess King applet. Left is the endgame diagram that Anand won versus GM Markus Ragger in Round 9. At the moment, OSG Baden-Baden leads with 20 match points followed by Hockenheim, Bremen, and SC Eppingen all at 16 points. (official website)


Anand, Viswanathan (2775) – Ragger, Markus (2668)

Result: 1-0
Site: Solingen, Germany
Date: 2014.02.22
[…] 1.d4 ♘f6 2.c4 g6 3.♘f3 ♗g7 4.e3 c5 5.d5 O-O 6.♘c3 d6 7.♗e2 e6 8.O-O exd5 9.cxd5 ♗g4 10.h3 ♗xf3 11.♗xf3 ♘a6 12.♗d2 ♖c8 13.♕b3 c4 14.♕xb7 ♘c5 15.♕b4 ♖b8 16.♕a3 ♖b6 17.♖ab1 ♕b8 18.♘a4 ♖a6 19.b3 ♘fe4 20.♗xe4 ♘xe4 21.♕c1 ♕b5 22.♗c3 ♘xc3 23.♘xc3 ♕b4 24.♘a4 cxb3 25.axb3 ♖b8 26.♕c7 ♖a5 27.♖fd1 ♖ab5 28.♕xa7 ♗e5 29.f4 ♗f6 30.♘b2 ♕xb3 31.♘d3 ♕xb1 32.♖xb1 ♖xb1+ 33.♔h2 ♖e8 34.♕a2 ♖b7 35.♕a6 ♖d7 36.♘f2 ♖dd8 37.♕d3 ♗g7 38.g4 ♖d7 39.g5 h5 40.gxh6 ♗xh6 41.♘g4 ♗g7 42.f5 gxf5 43.♕xf5 ♖de7 44.♕f3 ♖e4 45.♔g2 ♖xg4+ 46.♕xg4 ♖xe3 47.♕c8+ ♗f8 48.h4 ♖e5 49.h5 ♖xd5 50.h6 ♖g5+ 51.♔f3 ♖g6 52.h7+ ♔xh7 53.♕xf8 ♖f6+ 54.♔e4 ♖f1 55.♔d5 ♖f5+ 56.♔xd6 ♖f6+ 57.♔d7 ♖f5 58.♕d6 ♖g5 59.♕f4 ♔g6 60.♔e7 ♖f5 61.♕g4+ ♖g5 62.♕e4+ ♖f5 63.♕d3 ♔g5 64.♕g3+ ♔h5 65.♔e8 ♔h6 66.♕g4 ♖f6 67.♔f8