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Anish Giri

Anish Giri

vinniethepooh
Dec 28, 2015, 8:00 PM 0

Anish Giri is one of the most top and upcoming chess player.He is 2800.1 in the live ratings,world no.3.He is just 21.He is also having a plus score with World Champion Magnus Carlsen.He defeated him in their first ever encounter in the Tata Steel Masters in 2011.From then all have been followed with draws!Today is the last round of Qatar,and he is Black with Akopian.He must win,otherwise his published rating will be below 2800!He has also wrote one book:My Junior Years in 20 Games.Let us look at one of his games!

This one is with Akopian,2014,Qatar!Anish won with Black,and history might repeat itself today!


1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cd4 4. Nd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 a6 7. Qd2 Nf6 8.O-O-O

Bb4 9. f3 Ne5 10. Nb3 b5 11. Kb1 Be712. Qf2 Bb7 13.Bb6 Qb8            14.Bd4 d6 15. g4 b4 16. Na4 Nf317. Qf3 Be4 18. Qh3 Bh1 19. g5 Ne4 20. g6 f6 21. Qe6 Ng5

22. Qe3 hg6 23. Nb6 Ra7 24. Bd3 Rh2 

25. Bg6 Kf8 26. Nc5 Bc6 27. Ne6 Ne6 28. Qe6 Be8 

29. Bd3 Rc7 30. Re1 Qd8 31.Nd5 Bf7 32. Qe4 Rd7 33. Nf4 d5 34. Ng6 Bg6 35.Qg6 Rh6             36.Qg2

Bd6 37. Rg1 Rh4 38. Qd5 Be7 39. Qg2 Rdd4 40.Qg7 Ke8 41.Qg6 Kd7 42Qf5 Kc7 43. Qa5 Kb8 44. Qa6 Rd6 45. Qa4 Qb6 46. Re1 Rg4 . 47.b3 Rg1 48. Bf1 Rd8 49. a3 Bf8 50. Ka2 Qc5 51. ab4 Qb4 52. Qa6 Rg5 53. Kb2 Ra5(Akopian-Giri,Qatar 2014,0-1)

Another,this one with Mamedyarov,Qatar 2014.

1.c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. g3 Bb4 4. Bg2 O-O
 5. e4 Bc3 6. bc3 Re8 7. d3 c6 8. Ne2 d5 9. cd5 cd5 10. ed5 Nd5 11. Rb1 Nc6 12.O-O
Bg4 13. f3 Bf5 14. Rb7 Nb6 15. f4 e4 16. Qb3 Be6 17. Qb5 ed3 18. Rb6 de2 19. Re1 Bc4 20. Qc6 Qd1 21. Kf2 Rad8
(Mamedyarov-Giri,Qatar 2014,0-1)

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