GM Gelfand (2733) – GM Nisipeanu (2675) [E97]
Bazna (2), 15.06.2009

1.d4 d6 2.Nf3 g6 3.c4 Bg7 4.e4 Nf6 5.Nc3 0–0 6.Be2 e5 7.0–0 Nc6 8.d5 Ne7 9.b4 Nh5 10.Re1 a5 11.bxa5 f5 12.Nd2 Nf6 13.c5 Rxa5 14.Nb3 Ra8 15.f3 f4 16.a4 g5 17.Ba3 h5 18.a5 Ng6 19.cxd6 cxd6 20.Na4 g4 21.Nb6 Nxe4 22.fxe4 f3 23.Rf1 Nf4 24.Bxf3 gxf3 25.Rxf3 Bg4 26.Nxa8 Qxa8 27.Bxd6 Rf7 28.Qf1 Qd8 29.Bc5 Bf8 30.Rf2 Qh4 31.Kh1 Ne2 32.Rxf7 Ng3+ 33.Kg1 Bxc5+ 34.Nxc5 Ne2+ 35.Qxe2 Bxe2 36.Rf2 White wins 1–0
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Round 2 results:

Gelfand, Boris – Nisipeanu, Liviu-Dieter 1-0
Shirov, Alexei – Ivanchuk, Vassily ½
Kamsky, Gata – Radjabov, Teimour ½

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