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Thursday, September 23, 2010

Some nice games from Round 2 of Chess Olympiad 2010

Alexandra Kosteniuk's Chess News & Trivia (c) 2010

Hello Everyone,

It is needless to ask if you're following the Chess Olympiad. It is much fun with so much news all over the place and all kinds of feature and news stories being written. A very nice chess festival - as always - the Chess Olympiad.

You can find daily video reports at the official website here. You can find nice news at both and You can also find nice reports at the official Russian Chess Federation website here.

Here is a nice video.

Here are some nice games from Round 2 at Khanty-Mansiysk just in case you are busy reading the news.

You can run the moves in our pgnplayer or watch in flashplayer below.

PGN: 1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. d4 dxc4 7. Qc2 a6 8. a4 Bd7 9. Qxc4 Bc6 10. Bf4 a5 11. Nc3 Na6 12. Ne5 Bxg2 13. Kxg2 Nd5 14. Rad1 c6 15. Bc1 Nab4 16. e4 Nb6 17. Qe2 Nd7 18. Nf3 Re8 19. h4 Qb6 20. Ng5 h6 21. Rh1 Bf8 22. e5 f5 23. Qh5 Re7 24. Qg6 hxg5 25. hxg5 c5 26. Nb5 Qc6+ 27. f3 cxd4 28. Qh7+ 1-0

PGN: 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Bxd2+ 5. Qxd2 d5 6. g3 O-O 7. Bg2 Nbd7 8.Qc2 c6 9. Nbd2 Qe7 10. O-O e5 11. cxd5 Nxd5 12. e4 N5f6 13. Rfe1 exd4 14. e5 Nd5 15. Nxd4 N7b6 16. f4 Nb4 17. Qe4 Rd8 18. N2f3 Bg4 19. Rad1 Bxf3 20. Bxf3 Qc5 21. e6 fxe6 22. Kh1 Qd5 23. Qe3 Qxa2 24. Nxe6 Rxd1 25. Rxd1 Qxb2 26. Nd8 Qf6 27. Qe8+ Qf8 28. Qe6+ Kh8 29. Nf7+ Kg8 30. Rd8 Rxd8 31. Nxd8+ Kh8 32. Nf7+ Kg8 33. Ng5+ Kh8 34. Qe4 g6 35. Qd4+ Qg7 36. Qxb4 h6 37. Ne4 Nd5 38. Qa3 b5 39. Qc5 b4 40. Qxc6 Qa1+ 41. Kg2 Ne3+ 42. Kf2 Qd4 43. Qe8+ Kg7 44. Qe7+ 1-0

PGN: 1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Nf6 3.d3 Nc6 4.Nf3 Bc5 5.c3 d6 6.Bb3 h6 7.Nbd2 0-0 8.h3 Be6 9.Nf1 d5 10.Qe2 Re8 11.g4 a5 12.Ba4 dxe4 13.dxe4 Nxe4 14.Qxe4 Bd5 15.Qe2 e4 16.Bxc6 Bxc6 17.Nd4 e3 18. Bxe3 Bxh1 19.0-0-0 Qf6 20.Ng3 Bxd4 21.Rxd4 Bf3 22.Qc4 Rad8 23.Rf4 Bd5 24.Qxc7 Qa6 25.Qb6 Bxa2 26.Qxa6 bxa6 27.Kc2 Rb8 28.Nf5 Bb3+ 29.Kc1 a4 30.Nd4 a3 31.bxa3 Rec8 32.Bd2 Ba2 33.Nf5 Kh7 34.Nd6 Rc7 35.h4 Rb6 36.Nf5 Bb1 37.Ne3 Bd3 38.Rb4 Rb5 39.Kb2 h5 40.g5 Re7 41.a4 Rxb4+ 42.cxb4 Re4 43.Ng2 Be2 44.Nf4 Bd1 45.a5 Rc4 46.Ka3 g6 47.Be3 Kg8 48.Bd2 Kf8 49.Be3 Ke7 50.Kb2 Kd6 51.b5 axb5 52.a6 Bf3 53.a7 Ke5 54.Nd3+ Kf5 55.Ne1 Ba8 56.Nc2 Rxh4 57.Nd4+ Rxd4 58.Bxd4 h4 0-1

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