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Monday, May 14, 2012

World Chess Championship 2012 Anand, Gelfand Game 3 Moves - Exciting Draw

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Hi everyone,

Reigning world chess champion Vishy Anand and challenger Boris Gelfand played an exciting Round 3 draw on Monday with Anand coming prepared for Gelfand's Gruenfeld, and Gelfand coming prepared for any of Anand's plans.

Hope you are following the high-definition live broadcast at the official website of the event. The World Chess Championship 2012 is being staged in the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow. The match includes twelve games and lasts from May 11 to 30. The prize fund is US $2.55 million, the winner getting $1.53 million (60%), the loser $1,02 million (40%).

You can see the Round 3 game with Chess-King right here.

Anand, Viswanathan (2799) - Gelfand, Boris (2739)

Result: 1/2-1/2
Site: Moscow RUS
Date: 2012.05.14

[...] 1.d4 ¤f6 2.c4 g6 3.f3 d5 4.cxd5 ¤xd5 5.e4 ¤b6 6.¤c3 ¥g7 7.¥e3 O-O 8.£d2 e5 9.d5 c6 10.h4 cxd5 11.exd5 ¤8d7 12.h5 ¤f6 13.hxg6 fxg6 14.O-O-O ¥d7 15.¢b1 ¦c8 16.¢a1 e4 17.¥d4 ¤a4 18.¤ge2 £a5 19.¤xe4 £xd2 20.¤xf6+ ¦xf6 21.¦xd2 ¦f5 22.¥xg7 ¢xg7 23.d6 ¦fc5 24.¦d1 a5 25.¦h4 ¦c2 26.b3 ¤b2 27.¦b1 ¤d3 28.¤d4 ¦d2 29.¥xd3 ¦xd3 30.¦e1 ¦d2 31.¢b1 ¥f5+ 32.¤xf5+ gxf5 33.¦e7+ ¢g6 34.¦c7 ¦e8 35.¦h1 ¦ee2 36.d7 ¦b2+ 37.¢c1 ¦xa2

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