Solak - Grischuk


[Event "EU-chT (Men) 19th"] [Site "Warsaw"] [Date "2013.11.09"] [Round "2.1"] [White "Solak, Dragan"] [Black "Grischuk, Alexander"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B30"] [WhiteElo "2618"] [BlackElo "2785"] [Annotator "Szabo,Kr, NL"] [PlyCount "73"] [EventDate "2013.11.08"] [EventType "team-swiss"] [EventRounds "9"] [EventCountry "POL"] [Source "ChessBase"] [SourceDate "2014.01.16"] [WhiteTeam "Turkey"] [BlackTeam "Russia"] [WhiteTeamCountry "TUR"] [BlackTeamCountry "RUS"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 e6 4. Bxc6 (4. O-O {is another main line.}) 4... bxc6 5. d3 Ne7 6. h4 ({Last year in the World Championship match Anand chose} 6. b3 d6 (6... Ng6 $5) 7. e5 Ng6 8. h4 Nxe5 (8... dxe5 $6 9. h5 Nf4 10. g3 $14) 9. Nxe5 dxe5 10. Nd2 c4 $1 11. Nxc4 Ba6 12. Qf3 Qd5 13. Qxd5 cxd5 14. Nxe5 f6 15. Nf3 e5 $13 {and later drew, Anand-Gelfand, Moscow Wch m/12 2012.}) 6... Qc7 {A typical and natural move in this line.} (6... h5 7. Qe2 f6 8. e5 fxe5 9. Qxe5 Nf5 10. Bg5 Be7 11. Nbd2 d6 12. Bxe7 Qxe7 13. Qe4 Rb8 14. O-O-O O-O 15. c3 Qb7 16. b3 a5 17. Ng5 a4 18. f3 Qa6 19. Qxa4 Qxa4 20. bxa4 Ne3 $15 {and Black has a promising position, Meshkov-Radjabov, Khanty-Mansiysk 2010.}) (6... d6 { Sergey Zhigalko has played this with both colours,} 7. h5 e5 8. h6 Bg4 9. Na3 ( 9. Bg5 gxh6 10. Bxh6 Bxh6 11. Rxh6 Ng6 12. Nbd2 Rb8 13. b3 O-O 14. Qe2 Nf4 15. Qf1 f5 $132 {with a double-edged fight, Areshchenko-S.Zhigalko, Warsaw 2013.}) 9... d5 10. Rh4 {An imaginative R move still in the opening.} Qc8 11. exd5 Ng6 12. Rxg4 Qxg4 13. dxc6 Rc8 14. Nc4 Qxg2 15. hxg7 Bxg7 16. Nd6+ Ke7 17. Nxc8+ Rxc8 {with a very sharp play, S.Zhigalko-Shirov, Rhodes 2013.}) 7. h5 e5 $146 { [%csl Ra7,Rc1,Rc5,Re5][%cal Rd7d6] A novelty by Grischuk. He isn't afraid of the uncomfortable looking h6.} ({Before} 7... h6 {was tried} 8. e5 f6 9. Qe2 fxe5 10. Nxe5 d6 11. Nf3 e5 12. Nh4 Nf5 13. Ng6 Rg8 14. c3 Be6 15. Nd2 O-O-O 16. Nf3 Qf7 17. O-O Ne7 18. Nfh4 {with un uclear fight, but White's position looks more powerful, Narings-Ansell, Amsterdam 2005.}) 8. Nbd2 ({Nevertheless} 8. h6 $5 {was an interesting alternative} g6 9. Nc3 ({or} 9. Nbd2) 9... d6 { and thanks o Black's flexible P stucture, his position is stable.}) 8... f6 { [%csl Ra7,Rc1,Rc5,Re5,Rf6,Rg7]} 9. Nh4 {A typical move, White prepares for Qf3 then sometimes Nf5.} g5 $5 {[%csl Ra7,Rc5,Re5,Rf6,Rg5] Diagramm [#] Grischuk immediately responds to this plan.} (9... d5 10. Qf3) 10. Nhf3 (10. hxg6 $6 { is only help for Black,} hxg6 {and White is in an unpleasant pin.}) 10... d6 11. Nf1 {[%csl Ra7,Rc1,Rc5,Rd6,Re5,Rf6,Rg5][%cal Yc8a6,Yc8h3]} (11. Nc4 Be6 12. Ne3 {is similar to the game.}) 11... h6 {At first sight this is a strange move, but Black is preparing for f5, so he protects the g5 P.} 12. Ne3 f5 {A very unusual middlegame. Both players are struggling with the lack of development, however Black's position looks more flexible.} 13. g4 $5 {[%csl Rc2,Rc8,Rd3, Re4,Rg4,Rh5] Diagramm [#] An original idea, White would like to close the position as much as possible, because this is favorouble for his Ns.} fxg4 14. Nh2 Bg7 15. Nexg4 {Frees the e3 square for the B.} (15. Nhxg4 O-O {and Black is fine.}) 15... O-O 16. Be3 Be6 17. Qd2 {Solak creates some dangerous threats against the g5 P.} Kh8 18. O-O-O Ng8 19. c4 {[%csl Yc4,Rc5,Yd3,Rd6,Re3,Ye4,Re5, Ye6,Yg4,Rg5,Yh5,Rh6] Diagramm [#]} Qe7 {Logical defending moves, Grischuk prevents all sacrifices, now his K is safe.} 20. Qe2 d5 {[%csl Ye6][%cal Yd5c4, Yd5e4] He immediately bombs the centre.} (20... Rab8 {was also possible.}) 21. Bd2 dxc4 22. dxc4 Qf7 23. Bc3 Bxc4 24. Qe3 Rae8 25. b3 Bb5 26. Rd6 {Suddenly the position has become very sharp.} (26. Qxc5) 26... Qxh5 ({The computer suggests} 26... c4 $1 27. Kb2 (27. b4 $5) 27... cxb3 28. axb3 a5 $1 {and suddenly the white K can also be in trouble.}) 27. Rg1 Qf7 (27... Nf6) 28. Qxc5 Qf4+ 29. Kb2 h5 30. Rh1 Qxe4 31. f3 Qf4 32. a4 $6 {An inaccuracy, but by human measure, this is a very difficult position.} (32. Rd7 Rf7 33. Rxf7 Qxf7 34. Nxe5 Qd5 35. Qxd5 cxd5 36. Nhg4 $1 Nf6 {finally the picture is starting to clear, the endgame is nearly equal.}) 32... Be2 $6 (32... Bxa4 $1 {was the strongest reply} 33. bxa4 Rb8+ 34. Ka3 Qf7 $1 35. Bb4 Rfe8 $1 {followed by Rxb4 then Bf8!}) 33. Rg6 $1 {From the practical point of view, this was the best move. Now White has many dangerous threats around the black K.} Nf6 $4 { The decisive mistake, probably in time trouble. After this Black loses immediately.} (33... Re7 34. Rxg7 Kxg7 35. Nxe5 Rf6 36. Nxc6 Rc7 37. Qd5 { with a completely confusing position, but after} Qe3 {maybe Black can survive.} ) 34. Nxe5 (34. Qxa7 $1 {was the best reply, but the text move is also winning. }) 34... Kh7 35. Nhg4 Bxf3 36. Rxg7+ Kxg7 37. Qxa7+ {Erarbeitete Kommentare: - Denke auch mal außerhalb der Schemen (also ungewöhnlich, siehe g5 und g4) - Beschränkung des L ohne Gegenspieler (LOG) mit Bauernstruktur - Spiel mit Läufern (SML): Bauern optimal für LOG stellen, Stellung günstig öffnen} 1-0