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February 6th, 2011

My Games from The Moscow Chess Open 2011

Hello everybody!

I am pleased to report that I won the prestigious 2011 Moscow Chess Open Women’s Invitational, with 7/9. I made a long post on www.chessblog.com about it. By clicking on “more…” below you can watch all 9 games I played. Thanks to everyone on Twitter (English, Russian) and Facebook who supported me along the way.

In this PGN Player you can find all 9 games I played at the 2011 Moscow Chess Open Women’s Invitational. Select the game you want to watch from the pull-down menu. Let me know which game(s) you like most and I may make a video about it on my YouTube channel :-) .

Watch the games of Alexandra Kosteniuk at the Moscow Open 2011

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[Event "Moscow Open 2011 - Young WGM"]
[Site "www.open.moschess.ru"]
[Date "2011.01.29"]
[Round "1"]
[White "Kosteniuk, Alexandra"]
[Black "Ambartsumova, Karina"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C67"]
[PlyCount "57"]
[EventDate "2011.??.??"]
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5
8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. Nc3 Be6 10. Ng5 Ke7 11. Rd1 h6 12. Nxe6 Kxe6 13. g4 Nh4 14. f4
h5 15. h3 hxg4 16. hxg4 f6 17. f5+ Kxe5 18. Kf2 g6 19. Re1+ Kd6 20. Bf4+ Kd7
21. Rad1+ Bd6 22. Ne4 Rad8 23. Nxd6 cxd6 24. Bxd6 Kc8 25. Be7 Rxd1 26. Rxd1
gxf5 27. Bxf6 Rh6 28. g5 Rh5 29. Rh1 1-0
[Event "Moscow Open 2011 - Young WGM"]
[Site "www.open.moschess.ru"]
[Date "2011.01.30"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Kashlinskaya, Alina"]
[Black "Kosteniuk, Alexandra"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E58"]
[PlyCount "95"]
[EventDate "2011.??.??"]
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 c5 6. Nf3 d5 7. O-O Nc6 8. a3
Bxc3 9. bxc3 Qc7 10. a4 dxc4 11. Bxc4 b6 12. Bd3 e5 13. Qc2 exd4 14. exd4 h6
15. Ba3 Ne7 16. Rfe1 Bb7 17. Ne5 Ned5 18. Qd2 Rfe8 19. Bb2 Rad8 20. Rac1 Qd6
21. Bb1 Nc7 22. Rcd1 Ne6 23. f3 Qc7 24. Qf2 Nf4 25. Qh4 Ne6 26. Kh1 cxd4 27.
cxd4 Bd5 28. Bc1 Nxd4 29. Bf4 Bb3 30. Rc1 Qb7 31. Bxh6 Rd5 32. Bxg7 Kxg7 33.
Qg5+ Kf8 34. Qxf6 Re6 35. Ng6+ Ke8 36. Rxe6+ Nxe6 37. Be4 Nc5 38. Bxd5 Bxd5 39.
Ne5 Qe7 40. Qh8+ Qf8 41. Qh5 Be6 42. Rd1 Bb3 43. Rd4 Ne6 44. Rd7 Nd8 45. Qg5 f6
46. Qg6+ Nf7 47. Rxa7 Bd5 48. Nxf7 1-0
[Event "Moscow Open 2011 - Young WGM"]
[Site "www.open.moschess.ru"]
[Date "2011.01.31"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Kosteniuk, Alexandra"]
[Black "Fominykh, Maria"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C41"]
[PlyCount "83"]
[EventDate "2011.??.??"]
1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 e5 4. Nf3 Nbd7 5. Bc4 Be7 6. O-O c6 7. a4 O-O 8. Re1
a5 9. h3 Nb6 10. Ba2 Nfd7 11. dxe5 dxe5 12. Be3 h6 13. Nh2 Bg5 14. Ng4 Qe7 15.
Qf3 Bxe3 16. Nxe3 g6 17. Qg3 Qg5 18. Qh2 Nc5 19. h4 Qf6 20. h5 Kg7 21. Bc4 Qf4
22. g3 Qg5 23. Be2 f5 24. exf5 gxf5 25. Kh1 e4 26. Ng2 Be6 27. Nf4 Bg8 28. Rg1
Ne6 29. Ng6 Rf6 30. g4 Kh7 31. gxf5 Qxf5 32. Bg4 Qxf2 33. Nxe4 Qxh2+ 34. Kxh2
Raf8 35. Nxf6+ Rxf6 36. Rae1 Nd7 37. Ne7 Bf7 38. Ref1 Rxf1 39. Rxf1 Kg7 40.
Nf5+ Kh7 41. Nd4 Ne5 42. Bxe6 1-0
[Event "Moscow Open 2011 - Young WGM"]
[Site "www.open.moschess.ru"]
[Date "2011.02.01"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Girya, Olga"]
[Black "Kosteniuk, Alexandra"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "E15"]
[PlyCount "106"]
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 b6 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Bd2 Bxd2+ 6. Qxd2 Ba6 7. b3 c6 8.
Bg2 d5 9. O-O Nbd7 10. Rc1 O-O 11. a4 Qe7 12. Na3 Rac8 13. Qb2 Rfd8 14. Rc2 Ne4
15. Rac1 Qf6 16. b4 c5 17. dxc5 Qxb2 18. Rxb2 bxc5 19. b5 Bb7 20. Nd2 f5 21.
Nxe4 fxe4 22. Bh3 Kf7 23. cxd5 exd5 24. Rbc2 c4 25. Bxd7 Rxd7 26. e3 Rc5 27.
Rd1 Ke6 28. Nb1 Ke5 29. Rd4 Rd8 30. Nc3 Ra8 31. Rb2 a6 32. bxa6 Bxa6 33. Rb6
Bc8 34. f4+ exf3 35. Kf2 Ra6 36. Rxa6 Bxa6 37. Kxf3 Bb7 38. Ke2 Bc6 39. Rh4 h6
40. Rh5+ Kd6 41. g4 Be8 42. Rf5 Bd7 43. Rf7 g5 44. Rf6+ Ke5 45. Rxh6 Bxg4+ 46.
Kd2 Bd7 47. Rh5 Kf6 48. h4 gxh4 49. Rxh4 Ra5 50. Rh5 Be6 51. e4 Kg6 52. Re5 Kf6
53. Rh5 Kg6 1/2-1/2
[Event "Moscow Open 2011 - Young WGM"]
[Site "www.open.moschess.ru"]
[Date "2011.02.02"]
[Round "5"]
[White "Kosteniuk, Alexandra"]
[Black "Zhao, Xue"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C95"]
[PlyCount "139"]
[EventDate "2011.??.??"]
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3
O-O 9. h3 Nb8 10. d4 Nbd7 11. Nbd2 Bb7 12. Bc2 Re8 13. Nf1 Bf8 14. Ng3 g6 15.
a4 c6 16. Bg5 Qc7 17. Qd2 Bg7 18. Bh6 Nf8 19. b4 Ne6 20. Bb3 Nd7 21. Rad1 bxa4
22. Bxa4 a5 23. bxa5 Rxa5 24. Bb3 Ndf8 25. Bxg7 Kxg7 26. Nf1 Raa8 27. Ne3 h5
28. Nc4 exd4 29. cxd4 d5 30. exd5 cxd5 31. Ne3 Qa5 32. Qb2 Nf4 33. g3 N4e6 34.
Ra1 Qb6 35. Rab1 Qd6 36. Qd2 Nh7 37. Ba2 Reb8 38. Rxb7 Rxb7 39. Bxd5 Nd8 40.
Bxb7 Nxb7 41. Qb2 Ra7 42. Nh4 Qd7 43. d5+ Kg8 44. Nc4 Nf8 45. Qe5 Nc5 46. Qd4
Nb3 47. Qe3 Rb7 48. d6 Qxh3 49. Qf3 Nc5 50. Na5 Rb6 51. Nc6 Ncd7 52. Ne7+ Kg7
53. Qc3+ Nf6 54. Nc8 Rb8 55. Ne7 Rd8 56. Qe5 Qe6 57. Qa5 Qd7 58. Qg5 N8h7 59.
Qe5 Kh8 60. Rd1 Qg4 61. Rd4 Qg5 62. Nf3 Qxe5 63. Nxe5 Kg7 64. N7c6 Rf8 65. d7
Nxd7 66. Rxd7 Nf6 67. Ra7 Ng8 68. Nd4 Re8 69. Rxf7+ Kh6 70. f4 1-0
[Event "Moscow Open 2011 - Young WGM"]
[Site "www.open.moschess.ru"]
[Date "2011.02.03"]
[Round "6"]
[White "Kosteniuk, Alexandra"]
[Black "Gunina, Valentina"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B12"]
[PlyCount "129"]
[EventDate "2011.??.??"]
1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 Nd7 6. O-O Bg6 7. Nbd2 Nh6 8. Nb3
Rc8 9. a4 Be7 10. Bxh6 gxh6 11. Qd2 O-O 12. c3 Kg7 13. Rae1 b5 14. axb5 cxb5
15. Ra1 Qb6 16. Qe3 Rc6 17. Na5 Rc7 18. b4 Rfc8 19. Rfc1 f6 20. Nb3 fxe5 21.
Nxe5 Nxe5 22. Qxe5+ Bf6 23. Qe3 Re7 24. Nc5 e5 25. Qh3 Rce8 26. Nd7 Qc6 27.
Nxf6 Qxf6 28. Bxb5 Rf8 29. Qe3 exd4 30. Qxd4 Qxd4 31. cxd4 Rf4 32. Rd1 Rb7 33.
g3 Rf6 34. Ra5 Bh5 35. Rda1 Rfb6 36. Ba6 Re7 37. Rxd5 Bf3 38. Re5 Rd7 39. Re3
Ba8 40. Bc8 Rc7 41. Be6 Rxb4 42. d5 Rd4 43. Ra5 Re7 44. Kf1 Rd2 45. Ke1 Rd4 46.
Ke2 Kf6 47. h3 Kg7 48. g4 Kf6 49. Kf3 Bb7 50. Kg3 a6 51. Rf3+ Kg7 52. Rb3 Rd1
53. Kf4 Kf6 54. Rb6 Rd4+ 55. Kg3 Kg7 56. h4 Rd2 57. Rc5 Rd4 58. f4 Rd3+ 59. Kf2
h5 60. g5 Kf8 61. f5 Rd2+ 62. Kg3 Rd3+ 63. Kf4 Rd4+ 64. Ke5 Rd1 65. Rxb7 1-0
[Event "Moscow Open 2011 - Young WGM"]
[Site "www.open.moschess.ru"]
[Date "2011.02.04"]
[Round "7"]
[White "Galojan, Lilit"]
[Black "Kosteniuk, Alexandra"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "E29"]
[PlyCount "80"]
[EventDate "2011.??.??"]
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. Bd3 Nc6 8.
Ne2 b6 9. e4 Ne8 10. O-O Ba6 11. f4 f5 12. d5 exd5 13. cxd5 Bxd3 14. Qxd3 fxe4
15. Qxe4 Nd6 16. Qd3 Na5 17. Ng3 c4 18. Qc2 Nb3 19. Rb1 Qe7 20. a4 Nxc1 21.
Qxc1 Rae8 22. Kh1 Qe3 23. Qa3 Rf6 24. a5 b5 25. Rf3 Qd2 26. Qc5 Qa2 27. Qg1 b4
28. cxb4 Qd2 29. Qxa7 c3 30. Qg1 Nb5 31. Rd1 Qb2 32. Rb1 Qa2 33. Nh5 Rf5 34.
Re1 Ref8 35. Ng3 Rxd5 36. f5 c2 37. Rc1 Qb2 38. Rff1 Nd4 39. Rf2 Rc8 40. f6 Nb3
0-1
[Event "Moscow Open 2011 - Young WGM"]
[Site "www.open.moschess.ru"]
[Date "2011.02.05"]
[Round "8"]
[White "Kosteniuk, Alexandra"]
[Black "Zawadzka, Jolanta"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B22"]
[PlyCount "55"]
[EventDate "2011.??.??"]
1. e4 c5 2. c3 d5 3. exd5 Qxd5 4. d4 Nc6 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. Be2 Bg4 7. c4 Qd8 8. d5
Bxf3 9. Bxf3 Nd4 10. O-O g6 11. Be3 Nxf3+ 12. Qxf3 Rc8 13. Nc3 Bg7 14. Rfe1 O-O
15. Bg5 Re8 16. Rad1 h6 17. Bh4 Qd7 18. h3 a6 19. Re3 Qd6 20. Qe2 Kh7 21. Re1
Qf4 22. Bg3 Qf5 23. Be5 Rcd8 24. Na4 b5 25. Nb6 Rb8 26. Bxb8 Rxb8 27. Re5 Qf4
28. g3 1-0
[Event "Moscow Open 2011 - Young WGM"]
[Site "www.open.moschess.ru"]
[Date "2011.02.06"]
[Round "9"]
[White "Munguntuul, Batkhuyag"]
[Black "Kosteniuk, Alexandra"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C88"]
[PlyCount "127"]
[EventDate "2011.??.??"]
1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. h3
Bb7 9. d3 Re8 10. Nc3 h6 11. a3 Bc5 12. Nd5 Nd4 13. Nxd4 Bxd4 14. c3 Bc5 15.
Qf3 Nxd5 16. Bxd5 Bxd5 17. exd5 a5 18. Be3 Bf8 19. Bd2 Ra6 20. Re4 Qa8 21. c4
bxc4 22. dxc4 Bc5 23. Be3 Qa7 24. Re1 Rf6 25. Qg3 Bxe3 26. Qxe3 Qxe3 27. R1xe3
Rb8 28. b3 d6 29. Rc3 g5 30. g3 Rg6 31. c5 Rb5 32. Rec4 dxc5 33. Rxc5 Rgb6 34.
a4 Rxc5 35. Rxc5 Rxb3 36. Rxc7 Rb4 37. d6 Rd4 38. d7 Kg7 39. Ra7 Kf6 40. Kf1
Ke6 41. Rxa5 Kxd7 42. Ra7+ Ke6 43. Ra6+ Ke7 44. g4 Re4 45. a5 Ra4 46. Ra8 Ra2
47. a6 e4 48. a7 Kf6 49. Ke1 Kg7 50. Kd1 Kf6 51. Kc1 Kg7 52. Kb1 Ra6 53. Kb2
Rb6+ 54. Kc3 Rb7 55. Kd4 Re7 56. Kd5 Kf6 57. Rh8 Rxa7 58. Rxh6+ Kg7 59. Rh5 Kg6
60. Kxe4 f5+ 61. Kf3 Ra3+ 62. Kg2 Ra4 63. Kg3 Ra3+ 64. Kg2 1/2-1/2[/pgn]

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15 Responses to “My Games from The Moscow Chess Open 2011”

  1. Alexis Cochran, New Zealand says:

    Go Go Alexandra WINNNNNNNN.

  2. K.T. London says:

    You’re winning against Gunina. Great win against Zhue. Keep it up. All the best. I think you will win the tournament.

  3. Oreste Bruno says:

    Suerte Alejandra!!!

  4. Youngbloed says:

    Thx for this post Alexandra!
    You go well,nice game today specially how you managed to get a free pawn connected with your bishop !

    Succes Tomorrow !!!

  5. Everlast says:

    wOw with checkmate unstoppable :)

  6. [...] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Александра Костенюк, Alexandra Kosteniuk. Alexandra Kosteniuk said: @vimapa_2 @SirRocket @bumpaguv @AlbertoElizondo @Youngbloed Thanks! My games of the 2011 Moscow Chess Open are here: http://bit.ly/fZVomB [...]

  7. aaron, berlin says:

    You know what – You’re the most lovable Queen. DYNAMITE PLAY TODAY. Keep it up.

  8. John says:

    Hello, I liked the game you played against Batkhuyag Munguntuul. It would be very nice if you could make a video about it.

    Thanks and I wish you will get again the world title.

  9. arshistory says:

    congratulation.. good game

  10. John Wrench says:

    Hi Alexandra

    Love your website and youtube posts..

    Re: game v Munguntuul, Batkhuyag… Why not 56. Rg8+ followed by a8=Q instead of 56. Kd5 (surely this would have been winning?)

    Yours
    John

  11. Andrew says:

    To John,
    It may be a live transmission error, in the published pgn this possibility arises twice.

  12. Isaac Fury Medina says:

    That’s a great game

  13. Sylvain Demeule says:

    Could you tell me why at move 55th white don’t play rook g8 follow by a8 queen

    Thank you

  14. Sylvain Demeule says:

    My question concern your game against Munguntuul

  15. Goog says:

    1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 c5 6. Nf3 d5 7. O-O Nc6 8. a3
    Bxc3 9. bxc3 Qc7 10. a4 dxc4 11. Bxc4 b6 12. Bd3 e5 13. Qc2 exd4 14. exd4 h6
    15. Ba3 Ne7 16. Rfe1 Bb7 17. Ne5 Ned5 18. Qd2 Rfe8 19. Bb2 Rad8 20. Rac1 Qd6
    21. Bb1 Nc7 22. Rcd1 Ne6 23. f3 Qc7 24. Qf2 Nf4 25. Qh4 Ne6 26. Kh1 cxd4 27.
    cxd4 Bd5 28. Bc1 Nxd4 29. Bf4 Bb3 30. Rc1 Qb7 31. Bxh6 Rd5 32. Bxg7 Kxg7 33.
    Qg5+ Kf8 34. Qxf6 Re6 35. Ng6+ Ke8 36. Rxe6+ Nxe6 37. Be4 Nc5 38. Bxd5 Bxd5 39.
    Ne5 Qe7 40. Qh8+ Qf8 41. Qh5 Be6 42. Rd1 Bb3 43. Rd4 Ne6 44. Rd7 Nd8 45. Qg5 f6
    46. Qg6+ Nf7 47. Rxa7 Bd5 48. Nxf7 1-0
    http://whychess.ru/731vse-chempionu-mira.html