All Round 1 Games Drawn in World Championship Print
Friday, 14 September 2007 00:00
All games were drawn in the first round of the World Championship in Mexico City. Svidler used the Semi-Slav defense to draw in 23 moves against Kramnik. Aronian essayed the Queen`s Indian defense against Morozevich and drew in 25 moves. Gelfand used the Petroff Defense to draw in 22 moves against Anand. Grischuk and Leko played to a draw in 28 moves of a Ruy Lopez. Visit the official web site. Download Round 1 games in pgn. See Chessbase report. Videos of the tournament are available on www.europe-echecs.com. Download Bulletin 2 in pdf format. .
All games were drawn in the first round of the World Championship in Mexico City. Defending world champion Vladimir Kramnik of Russia and compatriot Peter Svidler drew in 23 moves of the latter`s Semi-Slav defense. Armenian Lev Aronian essayed the Queen`s Indian defense against Russian Alexander Morozevich and drew in 25 moves. Boris Gelfand of Israel used the Petroff Defense to draw in 22 moves against world top rated Viswanathan Anand of India. Russian Alexander Grischuk and Hungarian Peter Leko played to a draw in 28 moves of a Ruy Lopez. Visit the official web site. See Chessbase report.

Videos of the tournament are available on www.europe-echecs.com.

Download Round 1 games in pgn.

Round 1: Thursday, Sept. 13th 2007
Vladimir Kramnik 
½-½
 Peter Svidler
Alexander Morozevich 
½-½
 Levon Aronian
Viswanathan Anand 
½-½
 Boris Gelfand
Alexander Grischuk 
½-½
 Peter Leko


(1) Kramnik,V (2769) - Svidler,P (2735) [D43]
WCh Mexico City MEX (1), 13.09.2007

1.Nf3 d5 2.d4 Nf6 3.c4 c6 4.Nc3 e6 5.Bg5 h6 6.Bxf6 Qxf6 7.e3 Nd7 8.Bd3 g6 9.e4 dxc4 10.e5 Qe7 11.Bxc4 Bg7 12.0-0 0-0 13.Re1 Rd8 14.Qe2 b6 15.Rad1 a5 16.Bd3 Bb7 17.Be4 b5 18.h4 Nb6 19.Bb1 c5 20.Nxb5 Ba6 21.h5 g5 22.Nh2 Rxd4 23.Rxd4 1/2-1/2

(2) Morozevich,A (2758) - Aronian,L (2750) [E12]
WCh Mexico City MEX (1), 13.09.2007


1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 b6 4.a3 Bb7 5.Nc3 d5 6.cxd5 Nxd5 7.e3 g6 8.h4 Bg7 9.h5 Nd7 10.Bd3 Nxc3 11.bxc3 e5 12.Qc2 Qe7 13.Be4 Bxe4 14.Qxe4 0-0 15.hxg6 hxg6 16.a4 c5 17.Ba3 Rfe8 18.Rc1 exd4 19.Qxe7 Rxe7 20.cxd4 Re4 21.Kf1 cxd4 22.exd4 Nf8 23.g3 Rd8 24.Rc7 Ree8 25.Rxa7 Ra8 1/2-1/2

(3) Anand,V (2792) - Gelfand,B (2733) [C42]
WCh Mexico City MEX (1), 13.09.2007


1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nxe5 d6 4.Nf3 Nxe4 5.Nc3 Nxc3 6.dxc3 Be7 7.Be3 Nd7 8.Qd2 Ne5 9.0-0-0 0-0 10.h4 Re8 11.h5 Bf6 12.Nh2 h6 13.Be2 Be6 14.f4 Nc4 15.Bxc4 Bxc4 16.b3 Bb5 17.Rhg1 Re4 18.Ng4 Qe7 19.Rde1 Re8 20.Bf2 Qd8 21.Rxe4 Rxe4 22.Re1 Rxe1+ 1/2-1/2

(4) Grischuk,A (2726) - Leko,P (2751) [C88]
WCh Mexico City MEX (1), 13.09.2007


1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 Be7 6.Re1 b5 7.Bb3 0-0 8.h3 Bb7 9.d3 d6 10.a3 Qd7 11.Nc3 Rfe8 12.a4 b4 13.Ne2 d5 14.exd5 Nxd5 15.Ng3 Bf8 16.a5 Nd4 17.Nxd4 exd4 18.Bd2 Nf6 19.Rxe8 Rxe8 20.Bg5 Qc6 21.Qf1 Qd6 22.Re1 Re5 23.Rxe5 Qxe5 24.Bxf6 Qxf6 25.Qe2 g6 26.Qg4 Bd6 27.Ne4 Qf4 28.Qxf4 1/2-1/2

Photos from Chessbase by their reporter and photographer in Mexico, Ali Nihat Yazici, President of the Turkish Chess Federation.




Kramnik and Svidler in post game analysis.
 
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