Ivanchuk, Vassily (2703) – Howell, David W L (2614) [A16]
37th Greek Teams Championship
Kallithea Halkidiki (8.1), 08.07.2009

1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 d5 4.cxd5 Nxd5 5.Qa4+ Bd7 6.Qc2 Nb6 7.d4 Bg7 8.e4 Bg4 9.Ne5 Bxe5 10.dxe5 Nc6 11.Bb5 Bd7 12.Bxc6 Bxc6 13.Be3 Qd7 14.Rd1 Qe6 15.0–0 Rd8N

[15…0–0 16.f4 Rad8 17.Bd4 f5 18.exf6 exf6 19.f5 gxf5 20.Rxf5 Be8 21.Qf2 Bg6 22.Rf4 Nd7 23.Rf1 Ne5 24.Nd5 Nd3 25.Rxf6 Rxf6 26.Nxf6+ Kf7 27.Qe3 c5 28.Nxh7+ Ke8 29.Nf6+ Ke7 30.Bxc5+ Nxc5 31.Qxc5+ Qd6 32.Qg5 Qd4+ 33.Kh1 1–0, was played in Gelfand (2723) – Shirov (2740), RUS-TCh, Dagomys 2008]

16.Bd4 Rg8 17.b3± g5 18.Rd2 Rc8 19.Rfd1 Kf8 20.Ne2 Qg6 21.Ng3 e6

22.Nf5! exf5 23.exf5 Qh5 24.f6 Rg6 25.Bc5+ Ke8 26.Qf5 (threatening 27.Qxc8+!)

26…Ra8 27.Be7 (now white simply threatens 28.Rd8+; black is forced to give the Q)

27…Qxd1+ 28.Rxd1+- Nd5 29.e6 Nf4 30.exf7+ Kxf7 31.f3 Re8 32.h4 h6 33.Kf2 h5 34.Re1 1–0

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