Thursday, January 17, 2013

Anand on his Round 4 win over Aronian, Tata Steel

17 January 2013, Kuala Lumpur – Anand won his round 4 game against Aronian during the Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2013 in Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands. Anand played black in a Semi-Slav opening.


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Black played 23…Be3 and white resigned.

The pawn on g2 is pinned. If white takes bishop at e3 with Bxe3, then black mates white in two steps, …Qxh3+,  Kg1 Qxg2#.

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