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Alexander Grischuk vs Anatoly Karpov
Linares (2001), Linares ESP, rd 7, Mar-03
Caro-Kann Defense: Advance Variation. Van der Wiel Attack Dreyev Defense (B12)  ·  1-0

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Aug-14-08
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  whiteshark: Grischuk vs Karpov, 2001 Position after <37.Rxg5+>:


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<37...Kd4 38.Ra7> (38.Rxa5?! allows 38...Rb1+ 39.Kg2 Rg8+ 40.Kh3 Rh8 ) <38...Rb1+?!> (Karpov is in time trouble and makes it more difficult for himself. Both 38...e3! 39.Rg4+ Kd3 40.Rg3 Rg8 41.fxe3 Rb1 (Lukacs in CBM 82) and 38...Rd5! 39.Rxa5 Rxg5+ 40.Rxg5 Ra8 41.h4 Rxa2 42.h5 e3 43.fxe3+ Kxe3 44.h6 Ra8 45.h7 Rh8= (Hecht) lead to a draw. Note that in both variations Black exchanges one pair of rooks to reduce the danger to his exposed king.) <39.Kg2 Rb2?!> (39...Rd5!= should still save the draw.) <40.Raxa5>


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<40...Rf8?> (as it happens so often in practical play: Karpov spoils it with his unfortunate 40th move. Again 40...Rd5! was the right way to defend e.g. 41.Ra4+ Kc5 42.h4 e3= (Lukacs)) <41.Ra4+> (and White wins easily due to the bad position of Black's king:) <41...Kd3 42.Rg3+ Kd2 43.Rxe4 Rxa2 44.Rxe6 Ra4 45.Rd6+ Kc2 46.Rdd3 Raf4 47.Rdf3 Rxf3 48.Rxf3 Rh8 49.Rf4 Kd3 50.h4> 1–0

Karsten Müller at chesscafe.com, in 'Endgame Corner', #CM 8.04

Oct-14-17
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  plang: Played at Linares 2001 which was a 6 player double round robin; these two players finished in a 5 way tie for 2nd a full 3 points behind Kasparov. 4..Qb6!? avoids a lot of theory but the queen is not particularly well placed on b6. In Ady-Thompson 1988 Scottish Championship (game not included in this database) Black had played 10..b4; 10..Nd7 was new. Perhaps White over-estimated the plan with 19 g4 and 21 g5; perhaps 19 Rb1 would have been an improvement. 32 Bc7+..Rxc7 33 Rd1+..Ke5 34 Rxc7..Rb2 would have given Black excellent winning chances with great compensation for the exchange. In addition to the lines mentioned in the previous post 38..Rg8 would have also maintained equal chances.

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