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October 9th, 2011

Game Zhu Chen – Kosteniuk from the Nalchik Chess Grand Prix 2011

Hello everyone!
Below you can play over my game of the first round of the Nalchik Grand Prix.
You can watch the games LIVE at this link every day from 3PM Moscow time (That’s Paris time + 2, or New York time +8).



Zhu,Chen (2490) – Kosteniuk,Alexandra (2469)

Result: 0-1
Site: Nalchik
Date: 2011.10.09

[...] 1.d4 ¤f6 2.c4 e6 3.g3 d5 4.¥g2 dxc4 5.¤f3 a6 6.¤e5 ¥b4+ 7.¤c3 ¤d5 8.¥d2 ¤b6 9.e3 O-O 10.O-O f6 11.¤f3 a5 12.¤e4 ¤c6 13.¥c3 ¤d5 14.¤fd2 f5 15.¥xb4 axb4 16.¤c5 b6 17.e4 bxc5 18.exd5 ¤xd4 19.¤f3 ¤xf3+ 20.¥xf3 ¦a6 21.dxe6 ¥xe6 22.¦e1 ¦d6 23.£c1 £f6 24.¦e2 ¦d3 25.¥g2 ¦fd8 26.£e1 ¦8d6 27.¥f1 f4 28.¦e4 ¦3d4 29.¦xd4 £xd4 30.£e2 ¥f7 31.¦c1 h6 32.£c2 fxg3 33.hxg3 ¦g6 34.¢h2 ¦f6 35.¢g1 ¦f3 36.¥xc4 “White Resigns, Kosteniuk wins.”


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6 Responses to “Game Zhu Chen – Kosteniuk from the Nalchik Chess Grand Prix 2011”

  1. Youngbloed says:

    Congrats Alexandra !
    That you may have a good tournament :-)

  2. Symeon, Athens says:

    Very exciting game. I knew you were all plus but just was trying to see how you convert the win.

  3. Terrence, London says:

    Have a great tournament. You have your killer instinct going baby. Go show them.

  4. Warren Rodriguez, Salamanca says:

    pawn avalanche

  5. Anonymous says:

    Maintain your rhythm. I loved 35. … Rf3

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