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June 17th, 2012

Chess Queen Kosteniuk playing in the Kazan Grand Prix

Chess Queen Kosteniuk beats Galliamova in Kazan 2012Hello everybody! I’m playing in the Kazan Grand Prix, with the best women chess players of the planet (Hou Yifan, A. Muzychuk, Koneru, T. & N. Kosintseva, Stefanova, Cmilyte, Galliamova, Danielian, Yildiz and I). You can follow the tournament at the official site. Below is my game of today against Alisa Galliamova. The analysis and the applet was generated automatically by Chess King (I changed the board color from green to pink).



Alexandra Kosteniuk – Alisa Galliamova

Result: 1-0
Site: Kazan Grand Prix
Date: June 17, 2012

[...] 1.e4 c5 The Sicilian Defense 2.¤f3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.¤xd4 a6 5.¤c3 d6 6.¥e2 b5 7.O-O ¥b7 +0.298.b4 Novelty +0.29

(8.¦e1 ¤f6 9.¥f3 ¤bd7 10.g3 ¥e7 11.a4 b4 12.¤a2 a5 …0-1, Mongontuul Bathuyag 2425 – Hou Yifan 2575 , Shenzhen 9/ 8/2011 It “Grand Prix” (w))
(8.f4 b4 9.¤a4 ¥xe4 10.¥f3 ¤f6 11.¥e3 d5 12.¤b3 ¤bd7 …0-1, Guerrero Rodriguez Alejandra 2071 – Kagramanov Dina 2108 , Bled 2002 Olympiad (w))
(8.¥h5 g6 9.¥f3 ¤d7 10.a4 b4 11.¤a2 ¤e5 12.¥e2 ¤f6 …0-1, Zelcic Robert 2533 – Hulak Krunoslav 2507 , Vukovar 11/ 7/2005 Ch Croatia)
(8.¥f3 ¤d7 9.a4 b4 10.¤a2 a5 11.c3 bxc3 12.¤xc3 ¤gf6 …1/2-1/2, Gutenev Alexander 2339 – Papin Vasily 2583 , Moscow 1/30/2011 It (open) (students))
(8.¥d3 ¤f6 9.£e1 ¥e7 10.a3 ¤bd7 11.¢h1 £b6 12.f4 h6 …1-0, Barcenilla Rogelio 2455 – Rao K P, Calcutta 1994 It (open))
(8.a4 b4 9.¤a2 ¤f6 10.¤xb4 d5 11.c3 ¤xe4 12.¥d3 ¥d6 …0-1, Nevednichy Vladislav 2563 – Belov Vladimir 2589 , Kusadasi 4/13/2006 Ch Europe)
(8.a3 ¤f6 9.¦e1 ¤bd7 10.¥g5 ¥e7 11.f4 ¦c8 12.¥f3 £b6 …0-1, Berke Ana 2168 – Brkic Ante 2564 , Bol 9/14/2010 It (open) “Zlatni Rat”)

8…¤f6 +0.419.a4 +0.419…bxa4 +0.4110.¦xa4 +0.4110…¥e7 +0.4111.¤b3 +0.22

(11.¥e3 +0.41 11…O-O +0.07 12.£d2 +0.15 12…¤xe4 +0.11 13.¤xe4 +0.18 13…¥xe4 +0.15 14.b5 +0.15 14…d5 +0.18)

11…¤c6 +0.2212.¥b2 -0.13

(12.£d3 +0.22 12…O-O +0.22 13.¦d1 +0.18 13…£c7 +0.04 14.£g3 +0.00 14…¤e5 +0.00 15.¦d4 +0.00)
(12.¥e3 +0.18 12…O-O +0.15 13.£d2 +0.07 13…£c7 +0.04 14.¦d1 +0.00)
(12.¥f4 +0.15 12…O-O +0.18 13.£d2 +0.07 13…£c7 +0.15 14.¤c5 +0.18)

12…O-O -0.1513.¥d3 -0.1713…£b6 -0.1714.¤a2 -0.2314…¤d7 -0.2315.¤a5 -0.2915…¤xa5 -0.2916.¦xa5 -0.2216…¥f6 -0.1917.¥xf6 -0.1917…¤xf6 -0.1318.¦e1 -0.1318…e5 +0.0419.£d2 +0.0219…¤e8 +0.25*

(19…¥c6 +0.04 20.£e3 +0.04 20…£c7 +0.07 21.c4 +0.04)

20.c4 +0.2320…¤c7 +0.3721.c5 White is taking the advantage +0.3721…£c6 +0.3722.¤c3 +0.3722…¦fd8 +0.4423.£c2 +0.26*

(23.£a2 +0.44 23…£e8 +0.37 24.¤d5 +0.41 24…¤xd5 +0.37 25.exd5 +0.26 25…dxc5 +0.41)

23…dxc5 +0.2624.bxc5 +0.2624…¦d4 +0.3725.¦b1 +0.3725…¦ad8 +0.3026.¥f1 +0.3726…¥c8 +0.3827.¦b6 +0.3827…£e8 +0.4128.h3 +0.4428…h6 +0.4129.£c1 +0.4129…¤e6 +1.03*

(29…¤a8 +0.41 30.¦b8 +0.56 30…¤c7 +0.48 31.¦b6 +0.44 31…¤a8 +0.41)

30.c6 +1.1230…¤c7 +1.1731.¤d5 +1.1731…¤a8 A mistake +3.50

(31…¤xd5 would have been better +1.17 32.exd5 +1.91 32…¦8xd5 +1.36 33.¦xd5 +1.91)

32.¦b8 +2.7632…¥e6 +2.7633.¦xd8 +2.6633…£xd8 +2.5534.c7 wins a piece +2.4234…¤xc7 +2.4235.¤xc7 +2.5035…¥c4 +2.50 Extreme tactics at play. 36.¦c5! +2.5036…¥xf1 +2.4837.¤d5! +2.4837…£h4 +2.4838.£xf1 +2.4338…£xe4 +2.4339.¤e3 +2.1339…¦d6 +2.5140.£a1 +2.5140…¦e6 +2.51 The Zeitnot has finished and white has a winning position

41.¦c8+ +2.4041…¢h7 +2.3442.£b2 +2.3142…£f4 +5.44

(42…¦e7 +2.38 43.¦c4 +2.38 43…¦b7 +2.38 44.¦xe4 +2.38 44…¦xb2 +2.13)

43.£b8 +5.4943…a5 +9.0344.¦h8+ +10.3144…¢g6 +10.0645.£g8! +9.6645…¦d6 +10.3446.£h7+ +10.7946…¢f6 +10.7947.¦e8 The threat of Ng4+ is too strong. Black resigns.


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4 Responses to “Chess Queen Kosteniuk playing in the Kazan Grand Prix”

  1. Jason Bourne, LA says:

    good show chess queen

  2. alexis cochran, nz says:

    By Galliamova’s posture it looks like you’ve given her a headache! You play awesome chess queen.

  3. j.l. vienna says:

    atta girl. sometimes you make me way too nervous just to watch. but i must be getting old. Great play girl

  4. alexis cochran, nz says:

    hey congrats for doing well on tuesday. you brought down the leader elina danielian she was beating everyone. keep up the good work.