Best Chess Game Award in Kazan: Hou Yifan-Viktorija Cmilyte 0-1

Kazan Chess R4 - Hou Yifan vs Viktorija Cmilyte 0-1

The Best Chess Game Award at the just-concluded Kazan Chess Grand Prix 2012 has gone to Viktorija Cmilyte. It was a special prize given on the occasion of the 100th birth anniversary of Rashit Nezmetdinov. The organising committee chose Cmilyte’s game against Women’s World Chess Champion Hou Yifan as the best game of the event. A nice report with lots of fantastic photos on the Kazan Chess Grand Prix is now available at Meanwhile, here’s the Yifan-Cmilyte 0-1 game from Round 4 in Kazan.

Yifan, Hou (2623) – Cmilyte, Viktorija (2508)

Result: 0-1
Site: Kazan, RUS
Date: 2012.06.13

[…] 1.e4 c5 2.¤c3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.£xd4 ¤c6 5.¥b5 ¥d7 6.¥xc6 ¥xc6 7.£d3 ¤f6 8.¥g5 £a5 9.¥xf6 gxf6 10.¤f3 ¦g8 11.¦g1 ¥h6 12.¤d4 ¥d7 13.g3 ¦c8 14.¦f1 ¥h3 15.¦h1 £b4 16.¤b3 f5 17.exf5 £c4 18.£xc4 ¦xc4 19.f6 ¦g6 20.f4 e5 21.¤d2 ¦xc3 22.bxc3 exf4 23.¢e2 ¦xf6 24.¦ae1 ¢d7 25.¤e4 ¦g6 26.¦hg1 ¥g4+ 27.¢f1 ¥e6 28.gxf4 ¥xf4 29.¦xg6 hxg6 30.¢g2 ¢c6 31.a3 ¥e5 32.¦e3 ¥d5 33.¢f2 ¥xh2 34.¤g3 f5 35.¦d3 ¢c5 36.¦d1 ¥xg3+ 37.¢xg3 g5 38.¢f2 ¥e4 39.¦g1 g4 40.¢e3 ¥xc2 41.¦g2 ¥e4 42.¦d2 ¢c4 43.¦xd6 g3 44.¦d4+ ¢xc3 45.¦b4 ¥c6 46.¦b1 ¢c2 47.¦b4 a5 48.¦c4+ ¢b3 49.¦c5 g2 50.¢f2 a4 51.¦xf5 ¢xa3

2 Responses to “Best Chess Game Award in Kazan: Hou Yifan-Viktorija Cmilyte 0-1”

  • chris, ny says:

    Hey where can i find the Kosteniuk, Alexandra – Yildiz, Betul Cemre last round game from kazan?

  • Andre, Barcelona says:

    This one and the other loss to betul could have made the big difference to yifan winning her third out of fourth grand prix event i think. very close.

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