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Thursday, September 11, 2008

Analysis of Kosteniuk-Cramling game 1 html format

Here is the analysis I have done using html:

Kosteniuk,A (2510) - Cramling,P (2544) [C10]
WCh-Women Nalchik RUS (5.1), 10.09.2008
[Deep Rybka,Deep Hiarcs]

Opening:French Defense:ECO:E10 1.e4 e6 The French Defense. A surprise!. Cramling invariably has played the Sicilian Defense against 1.e4 in her career. 2.d4 d5 Creating a pawn lever, which is a key motif Black uses in this defense to create central tension. 3.Nc3 Nc6 A rarely played idea.Cramling attempts to take Kosteniuk out of well-known theoretical positions.She must have something prepared. [Analysis:More popular is: 3...Nf6 ] 4.Nf3 The main continuation for White in my database. 4...Nf6 Cramling creates a double-attack against the White e-pawn.Kosteniuk must decide if she wants to close the center by 5.e5 or not. [Analysis:In this position the move 4...Bb4 has also been tried.] 5.e5 She closes the center and wins a tempo.Now where will Cramling move her attacked knight to? [Analysis:According to my database these other moves have also been tried by White in this position. 5.Bd3 ; 5.exd5; 5.Bg5] 5...Ne4 The only move Black plays in this position in my database. 6.Bd3 [Analysis:According to my database, White has also tried the move 6.Ne2 in this position.] 6...Bb4 The only move Black plays in this position in my database. Cramling creates the threat of 7...Nxc3. [Deep Hiarcs: 6...Nxc3 7.bxc3 f5 (7...Be7 8.0-0 b6 9.Nd2 h5 10.Qf3 h4 11.h3 Bb7 12.Rd1 f5 13.exf6 gxf6) 8.exf6 Qxf6 9.Ng5 g6 10.0-0 Bd7 11.Nf3 h6+/=] 7.Bd2 [Analysis: According to my database, White has also used the move 7.0-0 in this position.] 7...Nxd2 The only move Black plays in this position in my database. Cramling gains the two bishops. [Deep Hiarcs: 7...Nxc3 8.Bxc3 Bxc3+ 9.bxc3 f5 10.c4 b6 11.c3 Na5 12.cxd5 Qxd5 13.c4!? Qd7 14.0-0 0-0=] 8.Qxd2 [Deep Hiarcs: >=8.Nxd2 f5 9.a3 Bxc3 10.bxc3 0-0 11.0-0 Bd7 12.Nf3 Na5 13.Qd2 c5!? 14.Rfb1 b6 15.Qf4 Qe7=] 8...f6+/= The move Deep Hiarcs also suggested (and the only move I found Black had played in this position in my database). 9.a3 Kosteniuk forces Cramling to make a decision about her bishop.Cramling can spend a tempo to retain the two bishops (by moving it) or capture on c3. 9...Bxc3 [Analysis:(a)Deep Hiarcs: 9...Be7 10.exf6 Bxf6 11.0-0-0 0-0 12.Kb1 Nxd4 13.Nxd4 Bxd4 14.Bxh7+!? Kxh7 15.Qxd4 Qf6 16.Qd3+ Qf5 17.Qg3 Qf4+/=; (b):In this position, Deep Rybka preferred to play the move 9...Ba5 with a possible continuation being: 10.Bb5 0-0 11.exf6 Qxf6 12.0-0 Qf4 13.Bxc6 bxc6 14.Qd3 Bb6 15.Rfe1 Bd7+/=] 10.Qxc3 fxe5 Also suggested by Deep Hiarcs. 11.dxe5 Qe7N This move is a theoretical novelty for the position. (Deep Rybka also suggested this move as being the "best". [Deep Hiarcs: >=11...Bd7 12.h4 Qe7 13.0-0-0 0-0-0 14.Kb1 Kb8 15.h5 Rdf8 16.Qd2 Qc5 17.Qg5 Rfg8 18.Qg3 h6=; Analysis:In the following game Black played 12....O-O: 11...0-0 [Event "Andorra op 25th"] [Site "Andorra"] [Date "2007.06.30"] [Round "1"] [White "Timoshenko, Georgy"] [Black "Sola Plaza, Gregorio"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C10"] [WhiteElo "2566"] [BlackElo "2048"] [PlyCount "101"] [EventDate "2007.06.30"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "9"] [EventCountry "AND"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceDate "2007.09.04"] 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. e5 Ne4 6. Bd3 Bb4 7. Bd2 Nxd2 8.Qxd2 f6 9. a3 Bxc3 10. Qxc3 fxe5 11. dxe5 Qe7 12. O-O O-O 13. Rae1 Bd7 14. Qd2 h6 15. Qe3 Qf7 16. c3 Qf4 17. Qe2 Ne7 18. Nd2 Qh4 19. g3 Qh3 20. f4 Be8 21. c4 Bh5 22. Qe3 c6 23. c5 Bg4 24. Rf2 Qh5 25. Bf1 Bh3 26. Qf3 Qxf3 27. Nxf3 Bxf1 28. Kxf1 Rae8 29. Kg2 g6 30. h3 Kg7 31. Re3 Rf7 32. Rb3 Ng8 33. Nd4 Kh7 34. g4 Kh8 35. Kg3 Kh7 36. Rff3 Kh8 37. Rb4 Ree7 38. Ra4 a6 39. Rb4 Kh7 40. Rb6 Kh8 41. Rfb3 Kh7 42. R3b4 Kh8 43. Nb3 g5 44. Na5 gxf4+ 45. Kf3 Rd7 46. Rxb7 d4 47. Rxd7 Rxd7 48. Nxc6 d3 49. Rd4 Kg7 50. b4 h5 51. Nd8 1-0 ] 12.h4 Kosteniuk spends a tempo to reduce the mobility of Cramlings' queen. [Analysis:Deep Hiarcs:(a) >=12.Qd2 /\0-0 13.Qe3 Bd7 14.0-0 Nd8 15.Ng5 g6 16.Qg3 c5 17.c3 a6 18.Rfe1 Qg7 19.b3 Nf7 20.f3 b5+/=; (b) >=12.0-0 Bd7 13.Qd2 0-0-0 14.b4 a6 15.c4 dxc4 16.Bxc4 Be8 17.Qc3 Rf8 18.Rfd1 Rxd1+ 19.Rxd1 Bh5 20.Be2 Rd8 21.Rxd8+ Qxd8=; (c)Analysis:Deep Rybka: 12.0-0-0 Bd7 13.h4 0-0-0 14.h5 Kb8 15.Kb1 h6 16.Be2 Rhf8 17.Qe3 Na5=] 12...Bd7 Intending to castle on the queenside. [Analysis:Deep Rybka: 12...Bd7 13.0-0-0 0-0-0 14.Kb1 Kb8 15.Qd2 h6 16.h5 Rhf8 17.Rh3 Be8 18.Rdh1] 13.b4 Kosteniuk aggressively launches a pawn up the board.She suggests to Cramling, that if Cramling decides to castle on the queenside,that Cramling's King will be placed under immediate pressure by Kosteniuk's pawns. The drawback of this move is that if Kosteniuk decides to castle on the queenside, her pawn structure in front of her king will have been weakened due to this move. [Analysis:(a)Deep Hiarcs: >=13.h5 /\0-0-0 14.0-0-0 Kb8 15.Be2 Rdf8 16.Kb1 Rf4 17.Qd2 Rg4 18.Rh2 Rf8<=>; (b)Deep Rybka: 13.0-0-0 0-0-0 14.Kb1 h6 15.Be2 Rhf8 16.Qe3 Kb8 17.h5 Na5 18.b4 Nc6=] 13...a6 Cramling indicates to Kosteniuk,that if Kosteniuk continues to advance her pawn to b5,Cramling will capture the pawn and gain a half-open a-file for her rooks. [Analysis:Deep Rybka: 13...a6 14.h5 0-0 15.Rh3 h6 16.Kf1 Rf4 17.Rd1 Raf8 18.Kg1 Be8 19.Kh1 Rg4 20.Qd2 Bf7 21.Rc1 Qd8 =] 14.h5 Gaining space on the kingside and threatening to create a pawn lever via 15.h6. [Analysis:Deep Hiarcs: >=14.Qd2 0-0-0 15.Qe3 Kb8 16.0-0 Rhf8 17.Rad1 d4!? 18.Qe4 Be8 19.Qg4 h6 20.Rfe1 Qf7 21.b5 axb5 22.Bxb5 Rd5 23.Bc4 h5 24.Qh3 Ra5 25.Bxe6 Qf4 26.Bb3 Nxe5 27.Rxd4 Qf6+/=; Analysis:Deep Rybka: 14.h5 0-0 15.h6 g6 16.Rh3 Rf4 17.Kf1 Qf8 18.Qb2 Qf7 19.Rc1 b5 20.Re1 Rg4+/=] 14...0-0-0 [Analysis:Deep Hiarcs and Deep Rybka:Both chess programs preferred to castle on the kingside: >=14...0-0 15.0-0-0 (Analysis:Deep Rybka: 15.h6 g6 16.Rh3 Rf4 17.Kf1 Rg4 18.Qb2 Rf8 19.Qc3 Qf7 20.Re1 Qf4 21.Qc5 Rf7=) 15...Rf4 16.Kb2 Raf8 17.Rde1 Be8 18.Qd2 Rg4 19.Reg1 a5 20.c3 d4=/+] 15.Qd2 Fighting for control of the diagonal. [Analysis:Deep Hiarcs: 15.0-0-0 Rdf8 16.Qe1 Rf4 17.Qe3 Rg4 18.g3 Kb8 19.Rh3 Be8 20.h6!? gxh6 21.Rxh6 a5!? 22.c3 Bg6 23.Bxg6 Rxg6 24.Rdh1 Rg4 25.R1h4 Rxh4 26.Rxh4 Rf8+/=; Analysis:Deep Rybka: 15.Qc5 Rdf8 16.Qxe7 Nxe7 17.Ke2 Rf4 18.Rh4 Rxh4 19.Nxh4 Rf8 20.Bxh7 Rh8 21.Bd3 Rxh5 22.Nf3 Ba4=] 15...Kb8 Cramling spends a tempo to place her king in a more secure location, in that Kosteniuk could advance her c-pawn to c4 and create a pawn lever which after cxd5 would give her a half-open c-file to use to attack Cramling's king. [Analysis: Deep Rybka: 15...Kb8 16.Qf4 Rdf8 17.Qh4 g5!? 18.hxg6 Qxh4 19.Rxh4 hxg6 20.Rxh8 Rxh8 21.Ke2 Ka7=] 16.c3 Kosteniuk prevents Cramling from advancing her d-pawn to d4. [Analysis:(a)Deep Hiarcs: >=16.Qe3 h6 17.Kf1!? (Worse is 17.0-0 /\Be8 18.b5 axb5 19.Bxb5 Na7 20.Bxe8 Qxe8 21.a4 Nc6=) 17...Rhf8 18.Kg1; (b)Deep Rybka: >=16.Qf4 Rdf8 17.Qh4 Qf7 18.0-0-0 Ne7 19.Kb2 Nf5 20.Bxf5 Qxf5 21.Rd2 Rf7 22.Qg3 Qf4 23.Qxf4 Rxf4 24.h6!? g6=] 16...Rdf8 Also the move Deep Hiarcs was going to play.Cramling places her rook on the half-open file.This gives her the option of sacrificing her rook on c3 which would weaken the pawn structure in front of Kosteniuk's king. [Analysis:Deep Rybka: 16...Rhf8 17.Qe3 Be8 18.h6 gxh6 19.Rxh6 Qg7 20.Qg5 Qxg5 21.Nxg5 Nxe5 22.Bxh7 Rd6=] 17.Qe3 Kosteniuk places her queen on a key diagonal which leads deep into Cramling's position. This idea also results in the overprotection of Kosteniuk's weak e-pawn and was also suggested by Deep Hiarcs and Deep Rybka. [Rybka 2.3 mp 32-bit new: 17.Qe3 g5 18.hxg6 (18.Qxg5 Qf7 19.Rh2 Ne7 20.Qe3 Rhg8=) 18...hxg6 19.0-0-0 Qe8 20.Ng5 Qe7 21.Kb2 Qg7+/=] 17...Na7 The move Deep Hiarcs was going to play in this position.Cramling gains more influence over the b5-square and also prepares the advance of her c-pawn. [Analysis:(a)Deep Rybka: >=17...g6 18.a4 d4!? 19.Nxd4 Nxd4 20.Qxd4 Bc6 21.b5 Bxg2 22.Rg1 Bd5 23.bxa6 c5 24.Qe3 Rf3 25.Qd2 Rhf8<=>; (b)Analysis:Deep Hiarcs: 17...Qf7 18.a4 Qf4 19.Ke2 Qxe3+ 20.Kxe3 Ne7 (20...d4+!? 21.Nxd4 Nxe5 22.Be2 Rf6+/=) 21.b5 Ka7 22.bxa6 bxa6 23.a5 Rb8+/=; (c)Analysis:Deep Rybka: 17...Ka8 18.a4 Rxf3!? 19.Qxf3 Nxe5 20.Qg3 Nxd3+ 21.Qxd3 Be8 22.b5 a5 23.Kf1 Rf8+/=] 18.a4 Creating more pressure against b5. [Analysis:Deep Rybka: 18.a4 g6 (‹18...Qe8 19.h6 g6 20.b5!? axb5 21.axb5 Nxb5 22.0-0 b6© With compensation for the pawn.) ] 18...c5!? Risky! Rather than simply trying to strengthen her defensive position, Cramling weakens the pawn structure in front of her king, and threatens ....c4.The move ....c5 is often played by Black in the French defense to gain counterplay, however this is usually after Black has castled on the kingside. [Analysis:Deep Rybka and Deep Hiarcs: >=18...Nc8 19.b5 a5 20.0-0 (20.Kf1 Nb6 21.Rh3 g6 22.Kg1 gxh5 23.Rxh5 Be8 24.Rh6 Bg6 25.Nd4 Rhg8=) 20...Nb6 21.Ra2 h6 22.Be2 Rhg8 23.Rc1 g5 24.hxg6 Rxg6 25.g3 h5<=>; >=18...h6 19.0-0 Nc8 20.b5 a5 21.Be2 Nb6 22.Nd4 Rhg8 23.Qg3 Qg5 24.Qxg5 hxg5=; Deep Hiarcs and Deep Rybka:: >=18...Be8 19.Qg5 (Deep Hiarcs: 19.b5 ) 19...Qxg5 20.Nxg5 Nc6 21.Nf3 g6 22.hxg6 Bxg6 23.Bxg6 hxg6 24.Ke2 b5 25.axb5 axb5=] 19.bxc5+/= [Analysis:Deep Hiarcs and Deep Rybka: >=19.Qxc5 Qxc5 20.bxc5 Rf4 21.Kd2 Nc6 (21...Rg4 22.Rhb1 (22.g3 Rf8 23.Ke3 Rc8 24.Nd4 Rxc5 25.Kf3 Rxc3!? 26.Kxg4 Rxd3 27.Rad1 Rc3) 22...a5 23.g3 Rf8 24.Ke3 Rc8+/=) 22.Ke3 Rhf8 23.Rh3 Rg4+/-] 19...Rc8 Threatening to regain her pawn via either ...Rxc5 or ...Qxc5. [Analysis:Deep Rybka: 19...Rc8 20.Rb1 Ka8 21.Rh4 Nc6 22.Rb6 Rhf8 23.Rh3 h6 24.Kf1 Na5 25.Rg3 Rg8+/=] 20.Rb1 Kosteniuk creates the threat of 21.Bxa6 winning a pawn. 20...Qxc5?! Offering to exchange queens.which would simply the position, however, this idea allows Kosteniuk to win Cramling's a-pawn. [Analysis:Deep Rybka and Deep Hiarcs: >=20...Ka8 21.c4 (Deep Hiarcs: 21.Rh4 Qxc5 22.Qxc5 Rxc5 23.Rg4 g6 24.hxg6 hxg6 25.Kd2 Rcc8) 21...Rxc5 (21...Qxc5 22.cxd5 Qxe3+ 23.fxe3 exd5 24.Rh4 Nc6 25.Rf4 Rhe8+/=) 22.cxd5 exd5 23.Nd4 Nc6 24.Nxc6 Bxc6 25.Qd4 Rc8+/=] 21.Qxc5 Rxc5 22.Bxa6+/= Rc7?! [Analysis:Deep Hiarcs and Deep Rybka:Better is >=22...Bc8 23.Kd2 Ra5 24.Bd3 (24.Bb5 Nxb5 25.axb5 Ra2+ (‹25...Bd7 26.h6 g6 27.Ng5 Ra4 (27...Bxb5 28.Ra1 Rxa1 29.Rxa1 Bd7+/- (29...Rf8+-) ) ) ) 24...Rxa4 25.Rb4 Rxb4 26.cxb4 h6+/=] 23.Kd2+/- Deep Rybka evaluates that Kosteniuk has a definite advantage in this position (+/-). 23...Bxa4 Regaining material equality. [Analysis: 23...Nc6 24.Bd3 h6 25.Rh4 Rf8 26.Rb3 Ka7+/-] 24.Rb4 Winning a tempo. [Analysis:Deep Hiarcs: >=24.Nd4 Bd7 25.Bd3 Nc6 26.Nb5 Nxe5!? 27.Nxc7 Kxc7 28.Be2 Rf8 29.f3 Bc6; Analysis:Deep Rybka: >=24.Rh4 Bc6 25.Bd3 Re7 26.Ra1 Bd7 27.Rf4 Be8 28.g4 Nc6+/=] 24...Bd7 The lost tempo. 25.Rhb1 Creating the threat of 26.Rxb7 which would be decisive. 25...Bc8?! [Analysis:Deep Hiarcs and Deep Rybka: >=25...b5 26.Rf4 Be8 27.Nd4 Re7 28.g4 (28.Ke3 Rc7 29.Rb3 h6 30.g4 Ka8 31.Kd2 (31.Nxe6? Rc6 32.Nxg7 Rxa6 33.Nxe8 Rxe8) 31...Re7) 28...Kc7 29.Nxb5+ Bxb5 30.Bxb5 Rb8 31.Rfb4 Nxb5 32.Rxb5 Rxb5 33.Rxb5 Rf7+/- And Cramling would have insufficient compensation for the pawn.] 26.Nd4 Threatening Nxe6 26...Re8 27.f4 [Analysis:Deep Hiarcs: 27.Rb6 g6 28.hxg6 hxg6 29.f4 Rg7 30.c4 g5 31.g3 gxf4 32.gxf4 dxc4 33.Bxc4 Rd7+-] 27...Ree7 28.Rb6 h6 29.g3 Re8 30.Rd6 [Analysis:Deep Hiarcs: 30.R1b4 Ka8 31.Be2 Rc5 32.c4 Nc6 33.Nxc6 Rxc6 34.cxd5 exd5 35.R6b5 Kb8] 30...Ree7 [Analysis:Deep Hiarcs: >=30...Ka8 31.Bd3 Ree7 32.f5 exf5 33.e6 Re8 34.Re1 Nc6 35.Nxf5 Kb8] 31.Bf1 [Analysis:Deep Hiarcs: >=31.Be2 Bd7 32.Bg4 Rc4 33.Rdb6 Bc8 34.R1b2 Ka8 35.Bh3 Kb8] 31...Bd7 [Analysis:Deep Hiarcs: 31...Re8 32.Bh3 Rce7 33.Kd3 Bd7 34.Rdb6 Bc8 35.c4 dxc4+ 36.Kxc4 Rd8 37.Rd6 Rxd6 38.exd6 Re8] 32.Bh3 Creating a triple-attack against Cramling's e-pawn. 32...Nc8? This move is a mistake because it allows Kosteniuk to play 33.Bxe6. [Analysis:Deep Hiarcs and Deep Rybka:Better is >=32...Rc4 33.f5 (33.Rdb6 Bc8 34.R1b2 Ka8 35.Rd6 Bd7 36.Nxe6 Nc8 37.Rxd7!? Rxd7 38.Bf1 Ne7 39.Nxg7 Ng8 40.Ne6 Rc8+-) 33...exf5 34.e6 Bc6 35.Nxf5 Kc7 36.Nxe7 Kxd6 37.Nf5+ Kc7] 33.Bxe6!? Allowing an exchange sacrifice. 33...Nxd6 [Analysis:Deep Hiarcs: >=33...Bxe6 34.Rxe6 Rxe6 35.Nxe6 Rd7 36.Kd3 Re7 37.Nd4 Rf7 38.Nc6+ Kc7 39.Rxb7+! Kxb7 40.Nd8+ Kc7 41.Nxf7+-] 34.exd6 Regaining a rook. 34...Bxe6?? A blunder. [Analysis:Deep Hiarcs: >=34...Rxe6 35.dxc7+ Kxc7 36.Nxe6+ Bxe6 37.Ra1 Bg4 38.Ra8 Bxh5 39.Rh8 Bf3+-] 35.dxe7 Bd7 [35...Bf7 36.Nf5 Bxh5 37.Nxg7 Bg6 38.Re1 Bf7 39.f5 Ka7+-; 35...Rxe7?? 36.Nc6+ Kc7 37.Nxe7+-] 36.Nf5 Threatening 37.Re1 or 37.Nxg7 so Cramling resigned. 1-0

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