Monday, September 27, 2010

Carlsen Suffers 2nd Loss At Chess Olympiad 2010`

27 September 2010, Khanty-Mansiysk – Michael Adams springs a surprise on the World’s No.1 player, Magnus Carlsen during the England against Norway, 6th round team event of the Chess Olympiad 2010.
Adams, M (2728) - Carlsen, M (2826) [B06]
Chess Olympiad 2010
Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia (6), 27.09.2010

1.e4 g6 2.d4 Nf6 3.e5 Nh5 4.Be2 d6 5.Nf3 Nc6 6.exd6 exd6 7.d5 Ne7 8.c4 Bg7 9.Nc3 0–0 10.0–0 Bg4 11.Re1 Re8 12.h3 Bxf3 13.Bxf3 Nf6 14.Bf4 Nd7 15.Rc1 Ne5 16.b3 a6 17.g3 Nf5 18.Bg2 g5 19.Bxe5 Bxe5 20.Ne4 Ng7 21.Qd2 h6 22.f4 gxf4 23.gxf4 Bf6 24.Kh2 Nh5 25.Rg1 Kh7 26.Rcf1 Rg8 27.Qe2 Ng7 28.Qd3 Kh8 29.Bf3 b5 30.Bd1 bxc4 31.bxc4 Bh4 32.Bc2 f5 33.Rg6 Kh7 34.Rfg1 Qe7 35.Ng3 Bxg3+ 36.Qxg3 Qf7 37.Bd1 Rae8 38.Rxh6+ White wins 1–0
If black king takes the rook at h6, 38…Kxh6, then 39.Qg5+ Kh7 40. Qh4+ Qh5 41. Bxh5 and black considered this a losing position and decides to resign. 1-0 to England.

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