2001 Linares

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A3! Ruse for ruse! White has prepared Nc3-a4, because Black is deprived of the check on b4. Bxc5 Qc7 with a roughly equal game. However, White might snatch the pawn. Nd7! Be3 0-0 with a very complicated game. 0-0-0?! Development is a good thing, but... b4! cutting off the c3-pawn from the main forces. Nxc5 b4! Bc5 White sacrificed a pawn hoping to launch an attack on the dark squares. e5 Making way for the c8-bishop. Qe3 Nd4 Black is ready to return the pawn in order to exchange White’s dangerous dark-squared bishop.

Was another option. Rc3 Bb5?! Where is this bishop going? Why? Sasha should have returned it to e6. Bxa7! Greed is not a sin, but the virtue of a strong chess player. Bg5 White is threatening to capture on c6. Rcc5 Rb6 The time trouble is over. Black’s position is hopeless. Bb2 Black can postpone checkmate only at the cost of further losses. Black resigned. Kasparov plays the brilliant final flourish! Grischuk introduced a dubious novelty in the opening and transposed into an endgame with opposite colored bishops down a pawn.

Kasparov plays the brilliant final flourish! Grischuk introduced a dubious novelty in the opening and transposed into an endgame with opposite colored bishops down a pawn. He had some drawing chances, but in order to save the game Sasha should have demonstrated good technique and tenacity. Black’s 30th move showed that the young Muscovite still lacked these important components of the game. He opened the position for his opponent. Garry skillfully delivered a coup de grace. Our congratulations to the winner of the tournament.

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