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September 14th, 2011

Kosteniuk beats IM Jacek Stopa twice in Saint Louis Chess

Hello everyone!

Here is the rapid chess game played today by Chess Queen Alexandra Kosteniuk against Jacek Stopa of Poland (ELO 2482), in the Kings vs Queens Tournament organized by the Saint Louis Chess Club. Alexandra won both games. The final results of the tournament will be available tomorrow.

IM Jacek Stopa (2482) – GM Alexandra Kosteniuk (2467)

Result: 0-1
Site: Saint Louis Chess Club
Date: 2011.09.14

[...] 1.e4 c5 2.d4 cxd4 3.c3 dxc3 4.¤xc3 e6 5.¤f3 ¤c6 6.¥c4 ¥b4 7.O-O ¤ge7 8.¥g5 £a5 9.¤b5 d5 10.exd5 exd5 11.¥f4 O-O 12.¥d3 £d8 13.¥c7 £d7 14.a3 ¥a5 15.¥xa5 ¤xa5 16.¤e5 £d8 17.¦e1 ¤ac6 18.¤f3 ¤g6 19.£a4 ¥d7 20.£b3 ¤f4 21.¥f1 £b6 22.£a4 ¤g6 23.£d1 a6 24.£xd5 ¥e6 25.¦xe6 fxe6 26.£xe6+ ¢h8 27.¤d6 £xb2 28.¦d1 ¤ce5 29.¥c4 ¤xf3+ 30.gxf3 ¤e5 31.¥d5 ¦f6 32.£e7 £e2

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5 Responses to “Kosteniuk beats IM Jacek Stopa twice in Saint Louis Chess”

  1. alex says:

    Good game! You are the best of chess-players
    Best regards, Alex

  2. wingame tamakil says:

    on move 12, what was the purpose of black Q to D8?

  3. chessqueen says:

    I played 12…Qd8 because it’s the only move, white is threatining to play a3 and then b4, winning the bishop.
    In the video-interview in Saint Louis I explain this.

  4. wingame tamakil says:

    yes i see it. thank u for responding.

  5. Craig says:

    Please comment something about the Nalchik GP tourneament.