The Tashkent Chess Grand Prix has begun with Sergey Karjakin and Alexander Morozevich drawing first blood. Morozevich beat Gata Kamsky thanks to a blunder in the last minutes of the game. Check out the game in the Chess King applet and read the round reports on Chess Blog. Watch out for the painful blunder 34. …Rg6.


Morozevich,A (2748) – Kamsky,G (2762)

Result: 1-0
Site: Tashkent UZB
Date: 2012.11.22
[…] 1.¤f3 ¤f6 2.c4 c5 3.¤c3 b6 4.e3 g6 5.d4 ¥g7 6.d5 O-O 7.¥e2 e6 8.e4 exd5 9.e5 ¤e4 10.¤xd5 ¤c6 11.£d3 f5 12.exf6 ¤xf6 13.¥g5 ¥b7 14.¦d1 £e8 15.¥xf6 ¥xf6 16.O-O ¦d8 17.£d2 £f7 18.¥d3 ¤b4 19.¥e4 ¤xd5 20.¥xd5 ¥xd5 21.cxd5 £g7 22.b3 g5 23.h3 h5 24.d6 g4 25.£d5+ ¦f7 26.¤e1 gxh3 27.¦d3 hxg2 28.¤xg2 h4 29.¢h1 £g5 30.£e4 ¦g7 31.¤e3 h3 32.¦dd1 £e5 33.£f3 ¦f8 34.¤f5 ¦g6
(34…¦g5 35.¦g1 ¥d8 36.¦xg5+ ¥xg5 37.¦d5 £f4 38.¤e7+ ¥xe7 39.£xf4 ¦xf4 40.dxe7 ¢f7 41.¦xd7 ¦xf2 42.¦xa7 ¢e8 43.¦b7 ¦xa2 44.¦xb6 ¦b2 45.¦c6 ¦c2 46.¦h6 ¦c3 47.¦b6 ¢xe7 48.¢h2 ¦d3 49.¦c6 (0:00:21) 34.Nf5)
(34…¦g2 35.£xh3 ¦g5 36.¦g1 £f4 37.¦de1 £d2 38.¤h6+ ¢g7 39.¤f5+ ¢g8 40.¤h6+ (0:00:21) 34.Nf5)
35.¦de1 £c3 36.£d5+