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Thursday, June 17, 2010

Radjabov beats Ponomariov at Kings Chess Tournament

Hello Everyone!

Grandmasters Boris Gelfand and Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu are leading after the third round at the Kings Tournament being organized in Medias, Romania. The third round saw two draws but one win by Teimour Radjabov who defeated Ruslan Ponomariov.

The other two players in the tournament are Magnus Carlsen and Wang Yue.
The tournament is a double round-robin and ends on June 25. No draw agreement is allowed before move 30, except for cases of a triple-repetition, a perpetual or a theoretically drawn position. You can read more about the tournament at the official website.

You can run the pgn of the Ponomariov-Radjabov game in our pgnplayer also.

PGN : 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 O-O 6. Nge2 e5 7. Bg5! c6 8. Qd2 Nbd7 9. d5 h6 10. Be3 cxd5 11. cxd5 a6 12. Nc1 b5 13. Be2 Nb6 14. O-O Kh7 15. b4 Nh5 16. a4 Nc4 17. Bxc4 bxc4 18. N1e2 f5 19. exf5 gxf5 20. f4 Bd7 21. Rab1 Re8 22. Kh1 Rb8 23. Rf3 Nf6! 24. h3 Nh5 25. Bg1 e4 26. Re3? Qh4! 27. Bh2 Rg8 28. Qd1 Rb7 29. Qf1 Rgb8 30. g3 Qd8 31. b5 axb5 32. axb5 Nf6 33. g4 Bxb5 34. Qg2 Bd7 35. Rg1 fxg4 36. hxg4 Nxg4 37. Rg3 Qh4 38. Rxg4 Bxg4 39. Qxg4 Qxg4 40. Rxg4 Rb2 41. f5 R8b3 42. f6 Bxf6 43. Nxe4 Bh8 44. N4g3 c3 45. Rc4 Be5 46. Nc1 Rb1 47. Nge2 R3b2 48. Bg1 Rc2 0-1

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