Wednesday October 28, 2020

Chess with Sam Collins

Vladimir Kramnik v Matthias Bluebaum, Dortmund 2017

20th August, 2017

Dortmund 2017

The Dortmund supertournament was won by Polish GM Radek Wojtaszek. Ten time winner Vladimir Kramnik had a tough tournament, opening with a disastrous loss with White against Vladimir Fedoseev and failing to win a game before this sparkling final round effort against a young German GM.

1.Nf3 d5 2.g3 Bg4 3.Bg2 e6 4.0–0 Nf6 5.d3 Be7 6.h3 Bh5 7.c4 c6 8.Qb3 Qc8 9.g4 Bg6 10.cxd5 cxd5 11.Bf4 Nc6 12.Nc3 0–0 13.Rac1 Qd7...

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