The London Chess Classic 2012 first round was played on Saturday, December 1. World’s highest-rated woman chess player, Judit Polgar, dropped a piece in the middlegame and could never recover against former World Chess Champion Vladimir Kramnik. Replay the game with Chess King.


Kramnik, Vladimir – Polgar, Judit

Result: 1-0
Site: London ENG
Date: 2012.12.01
[…] 1.c4 ¤f6 2.¤c3 c5 3.g3 ¤c6 4.¥g2 d6 5.e3 e5 6.¤ge2 ¥e6 7.¤d5 ¥e7 8.O-O O-O 9.¤ec3 ¤b4 10.¤xe7+ £xe7 11.d3 d5 12.a3 dxc4 13.axb4 cxb4 14.¤e4 ¤xe4 15.¥xe4 f5 16.¥g2 ¦fd8 17.d4 a5 18.£e2 e4 19.f3 ¥d5 20.fxe4 fxe4 21.¦f5 £d7 22.¦e5 ¦e8 23.¥h3 £c6 24.¦xe8+ £xe8 25.¥d2 £e7 26.£h5 £d8 27.¦f1 g6 28.£e5 ¦a6 29.¥d7 ¥f7 30.¦xf7 ¢xf7 31.¥b5 ¦f6 32.¥xc4+ ¢g7 33.£xe4 £c7 34.£d5 ¦f8 35.e4 b5 36.£xb5 £d6 37.£b7+ ¢h8 38.£a7 g5 39.¥xg5 £c6 40.£e7
Black resigns as further loss of material is inevitable with the checkmate threat looming over the King.