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Viswanathan Anand vs Vladimir Kramnik
Legends of Chess (2020) (rapid), chess24.com INT, rd 3, Jul-23
French Defense: Steinitz. Boleslavsky Variation (C11)  ·  0-1

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Aug-10-20  johnkr: saffuna - Yes nice analysis by King. But he fingers the move 46 Kg3 as a blunder, saying that 46 Kf1 was best. But Stockfish in fact approves 46 Kg3 Ng6 47.Ra7+ Kd8 48 h4! as advantage for White (instead of Anand's 48 Ra8+).
Jul-21-21  cormier: sf Depth 39

-1.80 30....Rb2 31.fxe6 fxe6 32.Ne2 Na4 33.Bh7 Na7 34.Rf2 Qa2 35.Kf1 Nb5 36.Rg2 h5 37.h4 Qa3 38.Nd2 Naxc3

-0.55 30....Ra1 31.Ne2 Na7 32.Qxa3 Rxa3 33.Kf2 exf5 34.Nh4 Na4 35.Bxf5 Bxf5 36.Nxf5 Nxc3 37.Nxc3 Rxc3 38.Nxh6 Nc6

-0.17 30....Qxc1 31.Rxc1 Ra3 32.Kf2 Na7 33.Ne2 Na4 34.Rg1 Nb5 35.Rg7 Naxc3 36.Nxc3 Nxc3 37.Rxf7 Kc6 38.fxe6 Bxe6

Jul-21-21  cormier:

sf Depth 36

-0.30 30.Qxa3 Rxa3 31.Ne2 exf5 32.Ne1 Ne7 33.Kf2 Na8 34.h4 Nc7 35.Bd1 Ra2 36.Nc2 Ng6 37.h5 Ne7 38.Nb4

Jul-21-21  cormier: sf Depth 38

-0.24 30.Qxa3 Rxa3 31.Ne2 exf5 32.Ne1 Ne7 33.Kf2 Na8 34.Rg1 Ng6 35.Ng2 Nc7 36.Rb1+ Ka6 37.Rb4 Ne7 38.Ngf4

Jul-21-21  cormier: sf Depth 43

-0.09 29....Qa3 30.Qxa3 Rxa3 31.Ne2 exf5 32.Ne1 Ne7 33.Rf3 Na8 34.Ng2 Nc7 35.Ne3 Ne6 36.h4 Ng7 37.Kf1 Kc8

Jul-21-21  cormier: sf Depth 38

-0.34 27.Qxh6 fxg4 28.hxg4 Ra2 29.Qc1 bxc3 30.bxc3 Na7 31.Ne2 Nb5 32.Bd1 Be8 33.Ng5 Kb8 34.Qf4 Kc7 35.Qe3

Jul-21-21  cormier: sf Depth 43

0.00 26.Ne2 Qf8 27.Bb1 Na5 28.f5 Nb3 29.Qd1 gxf5 30.gxf5 exf5 31.Kh2 bxc3 32.bxc3 Qa3 33.Qc2 Na1 34.Qd2

0.00 26.Bb1 bxc3 27.bxc3 Na7 28.Ne2 Nb5 29.f5 gxf5 30.gxf5 Ra3 31.Qxh6 exf5 32.Nh4 Nxc3 33.Nxc3 Rxc3 34.Bxf5

0.00 26.f5 gxf5 27.Qxh6 Ra2 28.Qc1 fxg4 29.hxg4 bxc3 30.bxc3 Na7 31.Bd1 Nb5 32.Ne2 Be8 33.Ng5 Kc8 34.Qf4 0.00 26.Qc1 Na7

-0.82 26.g5 hxg5 27.Nxg5 Ra2 28.Qc1 Be8 29.h4 Na7 30.Ne2 Nb5 31.Kg2 bxc3 32.Nxc3 Nxc3 33.bxc3 Kc7 34.Rf3

Jul-21-21  cormier: sf Depth 41

+0.32 25.h4 Rhg8 26.Rxa8 Rxa8 27.Bb1 bxc3 28.bxc3 Ra1 29.f5 gxf5 30.gxf5 Qa3 31.Kg2 Na7 32.Qxh6 Qb2+ 33.Qd2

+0.32 25.Kh2 Rxa1 26.Rxa1 b3 27.Bd1 f6 28.h4 fxe5 29.fxe5 Qh7 30.Kg2 Ne7 31.Be2 Na4 32.Rf1 Ra8 33.Qc1

+0.09 25.Kg2 Rxa1 26.Rxa1 b3 27.Bd1 f6 28.exf6 Qxf6 29.g5 hxg5 30.Nxg5 Rf8 31.f5 Qe7 32.fxe6 Bxe6 33.Nxe6

Jul-22-21  cormier: sf Depth 39

+0.96 23.f5 gxf5 24.gxf5 exf5 25.Rae1 Rag8+ 26.Kh2 Rg7 27.Nf4 Rhg8 28.Re2 Rg5 29.Nxg5 hxg5 30.Nh5 Rh8 31.Nf6

+0.66 23.Rae1 Rag8 24.Rb1 Kc7 25.Kh2 h5 26.g5 Ra8 27.Nh4 Rhg8 28.Ng3 Kb7 29.Ra1 b4 30.Bd1 b3 31.Ng2

Jul-22-21  cormier: sf Depth 42

+0.85 22....Qc7 23.Ng3 Rae8 24.Rae1 Ref8 25.Kg2 Rhg8 26.Ra1 Ne7 27.h4 Bc6 28.Rae1 Ka7 29.Rh1 Na4 30.Rb1 Nb6

+0.91 22....Rc8 23.Kg2 Rg8 24.Ng3 Qc7 25.Kh2 Ra8 26.Rae1 Raf8 27.Rg1 Rh8 28.Kg2 Rhg8 29.Ra1 Qb8 30.h4 Qd8

+0.95 22....Ne7 23.Ng3 Qc7 24.Kf2 Raf8 25.h4 Ka7 26.Rh1 Na4 27.Rab1 h5 28.g5 Nb6 29.Kg2 Rhg8 30.Qf2 Rb8

+0.95 22....Rg8 23.Kh2 Qc7 24.Ng3 Rae8 25.Rg1 Ref8 26.Kg2 Be8 27.h4 h5 28.g5 Ne7 29.Rge1 Bc6 30.Kg1 Re8

Jul-22-21  cormier: sf Depth 38

+1.16 22.Nh2 b4 23.axb4 axb4 24.cxb4 Qe7 25.b5 Nb4 26.Rab1 Nxc2 27.Qxc2 Bxb5 28.Nc3 Bc6 29.b3 Kc7 30.Ng4

+1.12 22.Rab1 Qe7 23.Nh2 b4 24.axb4 axb4 25.cxb4 Qxb4 26.Nc3 Na5 27.Rf2 Nb3 28.Bxb3 cxb3 29.Ng4 Nc4 30.Qd1

Jul-22-21  cormier: sf Depth 39

+1.13 20....Rdf8 21.g3 Ne7 22.Bc2 Bc6 23.Kh2 Rhg8 24.Neg1 Nd7 25.Rae1 Nf5 26.Kg2 Ne7 27.Qe3 Qb6 28.h4 Re8

+1.20 20....Rde8 21.Bc2 Qd8 22.g3 Qe7 23.Rab1 Reg8 24.Kg2 Ra8 25.Nh2 h5 26.Nf3 Kc7 27.Ng5 h4 28.g4 Kb7

+1.26 20....Rdg8 21.Bc2 Ne7 22.Kh2 Nf5 23.Neg1 Qd8 24.g3 Qe7 25.Ne2 Bc6 26.Rae1 Qc7 27.Kg2 Nd7 28.Neg1 Ne7

Jul-22-21  cormier: sf Depth 38

+0.65 17....Qd8 18.Be3 Qc7 19.Bc2 O-O-O 20.Bf2 Rdg8 21.Bg3 Kb7 22.Rfb1 Ka7 23.Qe3 Qd8 24.Nh2 a4 25.Rf1 Kb7

+0.72 17....b4 18.axb4 axb4 19.Rxa8+ Nxa8 20.Bh4 Qb6 21.Ba4 Bxh4 22.Bxc6 Bxc6 23.Nxh4 bxc3 24.bxc3 Kd7 25.Nf3 Nc7

+0.88 17....Qb8 18.Bh4 Nc8 19.Ng3 Bxh4 20.Nxh4 N8e7 21.Re1 b4 22.Nf1 b3 23.Bf3 Qc7 24.g3 O-O-O 25.Ne3 g5

+0.99 17....Ra7 18.Be3 h5 19.f5 exf5 20.Bf4 Qc8 21.Bg5 Bxg5 22.Nxg5 Nd8 23.h4 Ne6 24.Nxe6 Bxe6 25.g3 Kf8

Jul-23-21  cormier: sf Depth 41

+0.99 16.Be2 Kf8 17.Nd1 Qd8 18.Ne3 a5 19.Rfb1 Kg7 20.Bd1 b4 21.c3 b3 22.Be2 Rg8 23.Rf1 Na7 24.Rae1

Jul-23-21  cormier: sf Depth 37

+0.92 15....Qd8 16.Be2 O-O 17.Nd1 f5 18.Ne3 Rb8 19.b3 Kg7 20.a4 bxa4 21.bxc4 dxc4 22.Bxc4 Nxc4 23.Nxc4 Bb4

+0.92 15....O-O 16.Bh4 Bxh4 17.Nxh4 Kg7 18.Be2 Ne7 19.Nd1 a5 20.g4 f6 21.Nf3 f5 22.g5 Nc6 23.Ne3 b4

Jul-23-21  cormier: SF Depth 39

+0.80 15.Be2 O-O 16.Bf2 Qd8 17.g4 f5 18.Bg3 Kg7 19.Kg2 h6 20.Nd1 a5 21.Ne3 Kh7 22.c3 b4 23.Rg1

+0.80 15.Bf2 Qd8 16.Be2 O-O 17.g4 Rb8 18.Kg2 Na4 19.Nd1 f6 20.exf6 Bxf6 21.Bg3 Be7 22.b3 Nb6 23.Nc3

+0.68 15.Qe1 f5 16.Be2 Rg8 17.Qd2 h6 18.Rfe1 Kf7 19.Reb1 Kg7 20.Bf1 Kh7 21.g3 Rgf8 22.Bg2 Rab8 23.Qf2

Jul-24-21  cormier: sf Depth 39

+0.78 14....Rc8 15.Be2 O-O 16.Bf2 Kg7 17.Nd1 h5 18.Nc3 Rh8 19.Rfb1 Rg8 20.Nd1 Rf8 21.Qe1 Rb8 22.Nc3 Qc7

+0.80 14....Kf8 15.Be2 Kg7 16.Bf2 h6 17.Nd1 Rc8 18.Kh2 h5 19.Nc3 Ra8 20.Rfb1 Rf8 21.Kg1 Rb8 22.Qe1 Qe8

Jul-24-21  cormier: sf Depth 35

+0.75 14.Qe1 f5 15.exf6 Bxf6 16.Ne5 O-O 17.Rb1 Bg7 18.Bg4 Rc8 19.Ne2 Qc7 20.Qg3 Rf6 21.Rbe1 Na4 22.b3

+0.70 14.Be2 O-O 15.Rfb1 Kh8 16.Bf2 Kg7 17.h3 Rb8 18.Re1 h6 19.Reb1 Be8 20.Rf1 Bd7 21.Nd1 Na4 22.b3

Jul-24-21  cormier: sf Depth 36

+0.50 13....h6 14.Qf2 Qc7 15.Be2 Rc8 16.Qg3 Kf8 17.Bd1 Kg8 18.Ne2 f5 19.Nh4 Bxh4 20.Qxh4 Be8 21.Nc3 Kh7

+0.50 13....Qc8 14.Ne2 a5 15.Ng3 h6 16.Be2 Qc7 17.c3 O-O-O 18.Rab1 a4 19.Qc2 Kb7 20.f5 exf5 21.Nxf5 Bxf5

Jul-24-21  cormier: SF Depth 36

+0.61 13.Bf2 O-O 14.Nd1 a5 15.c3 b4 16.Ne3 Na7 17.h3 h6 18.Kh2 Nc6 19.Bg3 Na7 20.Bd1 b3 21.Qc1

+0.51 13.Nd1 Qc7 14.Bf2 f5 15.Ne3 O-O 16.c3 Be8 17.Bh4 Bh5 18.h3 Qd7 19.Bxe7 Qxe7 20.Qe1 Na4 21.Ra2

Jul-24-21  cormier: SF Depth 37

+0.49 12....O-O 13.Bf2 Bd7 14.Bg3 a5 15.Nd1 f5 16.exf6 Bxf6 17.c3 Ne7 18.Ne3 Nf5 19.Bf2 Nd6 20.Ng4 Qe7

Jul-24-21  cormier: SF Depth 36

+0.48 12.h4 Na7 13.h5 h6 14.g4 a5 15.g5 b4 16.Nd1 c3 17.bxc3 Nc4 18.Qd3 Nxa3 19.cxb4 axb4 20.g6

Jul-25-21  cormier: SF Depth 36

0.00 9....O-O 10.Bf2 Qc7 11.O-O h6 12.a3 b5 13.Be3 Rb8 14.Nd1 b4 15.axb4 Nxb4 16.Be2 Nc6 17.Ra2 Nb4

Jul-25-21  cormier: SF Depth 35

+0.25 9.dxc5 Nxc5 10.Nd4 O-O 11.Be2 Qc7 12.O-O b5 13.a3 Bb7 14.Nxc6 Bxc6 15.Bd4 Ne4 16.Qe3 Rfc8 17.Bd3

Jul-26-21  cormier: sf Depth 39

+0.09 7....Qb6 8.a3 cxd4 9.Nxd4 Bc5 10.Ncb5 Nxd4 11.Bxd4 O-O 12.b4 Bxd4 13.Qxd4 a5 14.Rb1 axb4 15.axb4 f6

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