Korchnoi, V (2567) – Spassky, B (2548) [E11]
Match in Elista (7), 25.12.2009

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Bb4+ 4.Nbd2 d5 5.a3 Be7 6.Qc2 b6 7.e4 dxe4 8.Nxe4 Bb7 9.Bd3 Nbd7 10.b4 a5 11.b5 c5 12.bxc6 Bxc6 13.Ned2 Rc8 14.Qb1 0–0 15.0–0 Qc7 16.Re1 Bd6 17.Bb2 Rfd8 18.Qd1 Bf4 19.Qe2 Qd6 20.Nf1 Nc5 21.Bc2 Na4 22.Bxa4 Bxa4 23.g3 Bh6 24.Ne5 g6 25.Qf3 Bg7 26.Ne3 Be8 27.Rab1 Nd7 28.Nxd7 Bxd7 29.d5 e5 30.Qe2 Rb8 31.Nd1 Rdc8 32.Bxe5 Bxe5 33.Qxe5 Qxe5 34.Rxe5 Rxc4 35.Re7 Bh3 36.Ne3 Rc3 37.a4 Kf8 38.d6 Rbc8 39.f3 Rd3 40.Re4 Be6 41.g4 Rxd6 42.Kf2 Rc5 43.Rb2 Ke7 44.Kg3 Kd7 45.h4 Kc7 46.h5 0–1
Boris Spassky once again evens up the match against Korchnoi by winning game 7 with the Black pieces. The score is now 3.5-3.5. He will have White in the final game.

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