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Viswanathan Anand vs Gata Kamsky
Las Palmas-cf (m/09) PCA (1995), Las Palmas ESP, rd 9, Mar-??
Spanish Game: Closed Variations. Flohr System (C92)  ·  1-0

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Mar-15-06  waddayaplay: A well played game by Anand.

Does anyone know why he played 45.Qc4 and not 45.e6?

Aug-24-06  Kelvieto: <waddayaplay> 45. e6 wins as well, however Anand played 45.Qc5 with the idea of switching the queen to f4 and attacking the weak f7 pawn.

On a different note, if black did not play 23...h5 to stop Ng4 and instead played 23...Qf6 attacking the rook. Even fritz cannot find the winning line 23..Qf6? 24.Ng4! Qxa1 25.Qxh6+ Kg8 26. e5! Rxe5 (26..Qc3 27.Bxg6 fxg6 28.Nf6+ Nxf6 29. Qxg6+ Kf8 30.Qxf6+ Kg8 31. Re1+ ) 27.Ngxe5 dxe5 28.Bxg6 Qxe1+ 29.Nxe1 fxg6 30. Qxf6+ as analysed by Anand

Jul-24-08  notyetagm: http://www.chessbase.com/newsdetail...

<Just in case: Anand vs Kamsky in 2009

22.07.2008 This year Anand defends his title against Vladimir Kramnik, while Gata Kamsky plays a special Challenger's Match against Veselin Topalov. So it is conceivable that we will see an Anand-Kamsky world championship match in 2009. In his Wednesday night Playchess lecture Dennis Monokroussos looks with feverish anticipation at this possibility. Tune in and enjoy.

Dennis Monokroussos writes:

With world champion Viswanathan Anand set to defend his title against Vladimir Kramnik, and Gata Kamsky to do battle with Veselin Topalov for the right to play for the title next year, it's conceivable that 2009 will see an Anand-Kamsky championship match. If so, it will be their third tilt, with their two previous contests taking place in candidates matches in the mid-1990s.

...

Meanwhile, they met again in a 12-game match, the final of the PCA Candidates, and here too they were tied after eight games. While Anand had generally enjoyed the better positions in their games, Kamsky had shown himself the better pressure player up to this point. <<<But now, in game nine, Anand rose to the occasion and played a beautiful game, winning convincingly and destroying Kamsky's main black opening for the match.>>> Game ten was drawn, and Kamsky's backup opening was beaten soundly in the finale. This gave Anand the right to face Kasparov the next year, and like Kamsky against Karpov, Anand too was ultimately unsuccessful in his first shot at the title.>

May-07-21
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  saffuna: Anand discusses 26. Nd1 (second game):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1N...

"It was only with this move Nd1 that I was able to break this logjam."

"Because of the added weight of a candidates match, you don't play just any move, I think, but for me now it's too obvious a move."

"I don't see too many plans. I must have looked at Ra5, but quickly realized Nd1 was very good."

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