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van Wely,L (2700) - Morozevich,A (2745) [D16]
Corus, Wijk aan Zee, 2001

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1 d4 d5 2 c4 c6 3 Nf3 Nf6 4 Nc3 dxc4 5 a4 c5 This is rare move, used by former World Champion Vasily Smyslov about 50 years ago. Reinventing such off-beat lines is a speciality of Morozevich! 6 d5 6 e4 cxd4 7 Qxd4 Qxd4 8 Nxd4 e6 9 Ndb5 Na6 10 Bxc4 Bc5 11 Bf4 Ke7 12 0-0 Bd7 13 e5 Nh5 14 Be3 Rhc8 15 Be2 g6 16 Ne4 Bxe3 17 fxe3 Rc2 18 Nbd6 Rf8 19 Bxa6 bxa6 20 g4 Ng7 21 Nf6 Bc6 22 Rfc1 1:0 Boleslavsky - Smyslov, Budapest 1950. After 6 e3 White gets a position from the QGA with the extra move a2-a4, which could be useful, but may be not. 6...Bf5 Black prevents e2-e4. 7 e3 e6 8 Bxc4 exd5 9 Nxd5 Nc6N 7.e3 e6 8.Lxc4 exd5 9.Sxd5 Sc6N After 9...Be4 10 Nc3 Qxd1+ 11 Kxd1 Bxf3+ 12 gxf3 Nc6 13 Ke2 White stood slightly better in Rustemov - Ilinsky, Moscow 1995. 10 Qb3 Qd7 11 Nxf6+ gxf6 Black's pawn structure is damaged, but he gets the semi-open g-file. 12 Bd2 Rg8 13 Bc3?! Too optimistic. Now White's King gets stuck in the centre. Better was 13.0-0-0. 13...0-0-0! 14 Bxf7 Rxg2 15 Nh4 Ne5! This is the point! 16.Sxf5? Better was 16.Bc4. 16...Nd3+! 16...Nxf7 was safe, but Morozevich goes for more! 17 Kf1 Rxf2+ 18 Kg1 Kb8 After this calm move it is suddenly clear that White is lost - his king is simply too awful. After this calm move it is suddenly clear that White is lost - his king is simply too awful.19.Qe6 Everything loses now: 19 e4 c4-+ or 19 Ng3 Qc6! 20 e4 c4 and Black wins. I like the line 19 Ng3 Bh6 20 Qe6 Qxe6 21 Bxe6 Bxe3 22 Nf1 Rg8+!! 23 Bxg8 Nf4 24 Nxe3 Nh3#, but it is not compulsory, of course. 19...Rxf5 20 h4 Bd6 21 Rf1 Rg8+! Pretty finish (22.Bxg8 Qg7#) 0-1

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