Chess PGN Game Match played Sergey Karjakin vs Nigel D Short- in Corus, Open: Ruy Lopez – closed

Chess PGN Game Match played Sergey Karjakin vs Nigel D Short- in Corus, Open: Ruy Lopez - closed


Match between Sergey Karjakin and Nigel D Short

Event: Corus

Variation: Ruy Lopez – closed

Eco code: C96

Pgn File:


[Event “Corus”]
[Site “Wijk aan Zee”]
[Date “2010.01.24”]
[Round “8”]
[White “Karjakin, Sergey”]
[Black “Short, Nigel D”]
[Result “1-0”]
[WhiteElo “2720”]
[BlackElo “2696”]
[ECO “C96”]
[Annotator “Marin,M”]
[EventDate “2010.01.16”]
[PlyCount “121”]
[EventType “tourn”]
[EventRounds “13”]
[EventCountry “NED”]
[Source “ChessBase”]
[SourceDate “2010.03.17”]
[EventCategory “19”]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8.
c3 O-O 9. h3 ( { I have taken the liberty of inserting the following, not
too well known, classical game, in which the structure will be the same as
in our main game and Black’s problems with his a5-knight quite similar. }
9. d4 Bg4 10. Be3 exd4 11. cxd4 Na5 12. Bc2 Nc4 13. Bc1 c5 14. b3 Na5 15.
d5 Nd7 16. Nbd2 Bf6 17. Rb1 Bc3 18. h3 Bxf3 19. Qxf3 Qf6 20. Re3 Bd4 21.
Qxf6 Nxf6 { Every new exchange increases the significance of the bad
placement of the a5-knight. } 22. Re2 Nd7 23. Nf3 Bc3 24. Bf4 Ne5 25. Nh4
g6 26. Bg3 Rfe8 27. f4 Nd7 28. Nf3 f6 29. Be1 Bxe1 30. Rbxe1 Rac8 31. g4
Nb7 32. Kf2 Nd8 33. h4 Nf7 { [%cal Gg6g5,Gf7e5] } 34. g5 $1 { Right in
time. Otherwise Black would finally activate his knight with .. .g5. It is
curious that despite simplifications the knight cannot find a good square!
The whole network of squares is bad for it. } 34… Kg7 35. Rg1 Rf8 36. Re3
Rce8 37. Nd2 Nd8 38. Rf3 Nf7 39. Rg2 Rh8 40. Nf1 Kf8 41. Ne3 Ke7 42. Ng4
fxg5 43. hxg5 h6 { Will Black finally clear some squares for his knight?! }
44. Nf6 $1 { Not really. } 44… Rd8 (44… Nxf6 45. gxf6+ Kxf6 46. e5+ $1)
45. Nxd7 Rxd7 46. gxh6 Rxh6 (46… Nxh6 47. Rxg6 $18) 47. Rfg3 Rh4 48. Ke3
g5 49. fxg5 Ne5 { Finally, Black has activated his knight, but the extra
passed pawn is very strong. } 50. Bd1 Kf8 51. Bg4 Rd8 52. Be6 Kg7 53. Rf2
Rf8 54. Rf5 Rg4 55. Rxg4 Nxg4+ 56. Kf4 Ne5 57. Rxf8 Kxf8 58. Bc8 Ng6+ 59.
Kf3 Ne5+ 60. Ke3 a5 61. Ba6 b4 62. Bb5 Kf7 63. Kf4 Kg7 64. Kf5 Kf7 65. Be2
a4 66. bxa4 c4 67. Bh5+ Kg7 68. Bd1 c3 69. Ke6 Nc4 70. a5 { 1-0
Kortschnoj,V-Portisch,L/Sousse 1967/IZT }) 9… Na5 10. Bc2 c5 11. d4 Nd7
12. Nbd2 (12. d5 { is an important alternative. } 12… Nb6 { This used to
be the main line for a long while. } 13. Nbd2 g6 ( { In view of a series of
recent games, } 13… f5 { does not seem entirely satisfactory. } 14. exf5
Bxf5 15. Bxf5 Rxf5 16. Ne4 { . I have made a survey of this line in my
notes to Acs, P (2518)-Gschnitzer,O (2427)/Germany 2005/CBM 110/[Marin,M]
(1-0, 41) }) 14. b4 $1 $36 { Anand,V (2779)-Carlsen,M
(2690)/Morelia/Linares 2007/CBM 117/[Anand] (1-0, 38) }) ( { Therefore,
after } 12. d5 { I would prefer } 12… Nc4 { , an idea advocated by one of
the greatest classic experts of the closed Ruy Lopez, Oleg Romanishin. }
13. b3 Ncb6 14. a4 bxa4 15. bxa4 Nc4 { This way of clearing squares for the
knight is typical for Romanishin, not only in this particular line. } 16.
Bd3 ( { Here is a highly instructive Romanishin game: } 16. Nbd2 Na5 17.
Nf1 Rb8 18. Ne3 g6 19. c4 Qc7 20. Bd2 Bd8 21. Bc3 Nf6 22. Ra3 Nh5 23. Kh2
f6 24. Ng1 Nf4 25. Rf1 Rb4 $3 { The key to Black’s general plan. Now or
later, Bxb4 would be answered with …cxb4 followed by either …Nxc4 or
…Nb7-c5, with excelent compensation for the exchange. Therefore, Black
enjoys absolute queenside stability, with active possibilities, too. } 26.
g3 Nh5 27. Bd3 Bd7 28. f4 Be7 29. Be2 Ng7 30. fxe5 fxe5 31. Rxf8+ Bxf8 32.
Bg4 Nxc4 33. Nxc4 Rxc4 34. Be2 Rxe4 35. Bd3 Re3 36. Qd2 Rxd3 37. Qxd3 c4
38. Qf3 Nf5 $17 { Nijboer,F (2560)-Romanishin,O (2533)/Wijk aan Zee
2009/CBM 129 (1/2, 42) }) 16… Na5 17. Na3 Rb8 $1 { Simple chess. The open
file has to be taken under control. } (17… Nb6 $6 { looks clumsy. Black
gets nothing by agglomerating his knights on the queenside. } 18. c4 Nd7
19. Rb1 Qe8 20. Bd2 Bd8 21. Nc2 Nf6 22. Ne3 g6 23. g4 Qe7 24. Bc3 $16 {
Sutovsky,E (2665)-Acs,P (2525)/Paks 2005/CBM 108 (0-1, 46) }) 18. Ra2 Qc7 {
[%cal Gc5c4] } 19. Qe2 Nb6 $132 { [%csl Ga4][%cal Gc5c4] }) { Everyone
would believe that after the text move Black will have to choose between
the Keres and the Graf variation. } 12… exd4 (12… cxd4 13. cxd4 Nc6 {
is the old Keres variation. }) 13. cxd4 Re8 $5 { Apparently, there is also
a third possibility, which we may have to call the Mecking variation. Black
plays a generally useful move, without hurrying to provoke the blocking of
the centre. } (13… Nc6 14. d5 Nce5 { leads to the Graf variation. } 15.
Nh2 $5 { Ponomariov,R (2718)-Graf,A (2646)/Plovdiv 2003/CBM 098/[Wedberg]
(1-0, 38) }) 14. d5 $1 { Even if there was no pressure on d4, this remains
the strongest move. Black will have to justify the knight’s placement on
a5. Maintaining the tension promises less. } (14. b3 Nc6 15. Bb2 (15. d5
Nb4 $11 16. Bb1 $2 Bf6 $19) 15… cxd4 16. Nxd4 Nxd4 17. Bxd4 Bb7 18. a4
Bf6 $11 { Shirov,A (2723)-Short,N (2696)/Wijk aan Zee 2010 (1/2, 31) }) (
14. Nf1 Bb7 $5 15. Ne3 ( { The point behind Black’s last move is that } 15.
d5 { is not too dangerous. The a5-knight wil enter the game, while the
b7-bishop will be easy to recycle via c8 if really needed. Actually, in the
following illustrative line, the bishop will work perfectly from its actual
location. } 15… Nc4 16. b3 Bf6 17. Rb1 Nce5 18. N3h2 c4 19. f4 Nd3 20.
Bxd3 cxd3 $36 21. Qxd3 Nc5 22. Qf3 Bxd5 $17) 15… cxd4 16. Nf5 Bf8 17.
N3xd4 Ne5 18. b3 Rc8 19. Bd2 g6 20. Nh6+ Kg7 21. Rc1 Be7 22. Ng4 Nac6 23.
Nxc6 Bxc6 24. Bb1 Nxg4 25. Qxg4 Bf6 $11 { Sokolov,A (2596)-Mecking,H
(2565)/Bazna 2008/CBM 124 Extra (1/2, 41). White’s better structure is
compensated for by the unfortunate placement of the b1-bishop, as well as
the relative weakness of the queenside. }) 14… Bf6 15. Rb1 { [%csl
Ga5][%cal Gb2b3] } 15… Ra7 $146 { A typical way of activating the rook in
the Benoni structures, but I doubt if this was the highest priority in this
position. I would think first of all about a way to justify the knight’s
placement on a5. } ( { The game that might have inspired Nigel to take up
this line into his repertoire went: } 15… Nb6 16. Nf1 (16. b3 { is the
critical line, but I believe that Black can get reasonable queenside
counterplay: } 16… Bc3 17. Re3 b4 18. Bd3 Bd7 19. a3 Bb5 { Needless to
say, the a5-knight is useful in that it controls the c4-square. }) 16…
Nac4 17. Ng3 (17. b3 Ne5 $11) 17… Ne5 18. Nh2 g6 $11 { Short,N (2660)
-Mecking,H (2565)/Bazna 2008/CBM 124 Extra (1/2, 53) }) ( { Black’s idea
probably was to keep one knight close to the e5-square by making a
generally useful move, because the immediate } 15… Ne5 $6 { allows } 16.
Nxe5 Bxe5 17. Nf3 Bf6 18. b3 $14) (15… c4 { [%cal Ga5b7,Gb7c5] does not
solve Black’s problems either: } 16. b4 $1 cxb3 17. axb3 $14) 16. b3 h6 {
Judging from his play in the next phase of the game, Black did not have a
clear plan, but simply relied on the soundness of his position. And still,
with a knight on a5 one always has to be circumspect. } (16… c4 $6 { is
ineffective: } 17. b4 c3 (17… Nb7 $16 { [%csl Gb7] }) 18. bxa5 cxd2 19.
Bxd2 Nc5 20. Bf4 $16) ( { The effects of the move …Ra7 over the queenside
chances are by far less obvious than those of …Nb6 as in the
Short-Mecking game. } 16… Bc3 17. Re3 b4 18. Bd3 Nb6 19. Qc2 Rae7 20. a3
$14) 17. Nf1 Ne5 18. Bf4 Rc7 $6 { The rook does not do much on c7, since
…c4 can always be met by b4. } ( { This may have been the last moment at
which Black could have obtained a complicated position with about equal
chances. } 18… Rae7 19. Ng3 b4 { [%cal Gc5c4] The only way to make the
a5-knight work somehow. } 20. Nh5 Nxf3+ 21. Qxf3 Be5 22. Bd3 Bxf4 23. Qxf4
Re5 { [%cal Gd8g5] Given Black’s good overall coordination, White cannot
keep the a5-knight out of play easily. At some point, …c4 is likely to
free his position. }) 19. Ng3 Nxf3+ 20. Qxf3 Nb7 { This looks like the
acceptance of the fact that something has gone wrong. Black hopes to
activate his knight via d6, in the event of an opening of the centre with
e4-e5, but White is in no hurry. He can build up his kingside pressure at
his own convenience, because he is practically a piece up in that area of
the board. } 21. Nh5 Be5 22. Re3 Qh4 23. Bg3 Bxg3 24. Nxg3 Qg5 25. Rf1 Rce7
26. Qe2 $16 { [%cal Gf2f4,Ge4e5,Gg1h2] } 26… f5 { Black has to react
somehow, but the opening of the position hardly favours him. } 27. f4 Qf6
28. Nh5 Qb2 (28… Qf7 { may have been more prudent. } 29. Re1 { [%csl Gb7]
}) 29. e5 $6 ( { A better move order would have been } 29. Rb1 $1 Qxa2 (
29… Qd4 30. Rd1 Qb2 31. e5 $16) 30. e5 dxe5 31. fxe5 Nd6 32. Nf4 $36)
29… dxe5 30. Rb1 Qd4 31. Rd1 exf4 $3 $132 { Karjakin must have overlooked
this excellent defensive resource, which would have been avoided with the
aforementioned move order. } 32. Rxd4 Rxe3 33. Qd2 Re1+ 34. Kh2 f3 35. Bd1
cxd4 $6 { Missing his chance. } (35… R1e2 $1 36. Bxe2 fxe2 37. Nf6+ (37.
Qe1 cxd4 $19) 37… gxf6 38. Qxh6 $11) 36. Bxf3 Nd6 37. Qxd4 $14 { In this
position, the queen is stronger than the rooks. Black’s king is vulnerable
and the d5-pawn needs permanent attention. } 37… R1e7 38. Qb6 Ne4 $6 (
38… Rd7 $5 $14) 39. Nf4 Rb7 $6 (39… Rd7 40. Qg6 $16) 40. Qc6 $1 $18 {
[%csl Ga6,Ge8] } 40… Nf6 41. Nh5 Rf8 42. Nxf6+ gxf6 43. Qxa6 Kg7 44. d6
Rd7 45. Qxb5 Rxd6 46. a4 Kg6 47. a5 Rfd8 48. b4 Ba6 49. Bh5+ Kg5 50. h4+
Kf4 51. Qc5 Bd3 52. b5 Rd5 53. Qc7+ Ke3 54. b6 Be4 55. b7 Rg8 56. b8=Q
Rxg2+ 57. Kh3 Rd3 58. Qc4 Rg1 59. Qxd3+ Kxd3 60. Qb3+ Kd2 61. Qb2+ 1-0

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