London Chess Classic 2012 R7: Michael Adams – Luke McShane 1/2-1/2

Coming from a victory over World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand in the previous round, Michael Adams was in a winning-mood against Luke McShane. However, luck was with Luke! McShane was losing all the way, and even got into a mating net, but Adams goofed up. The game ended in a surprising draw.

Adams, Michael (2710) – McShane, Luke J (2713)

Result: 1/2-1/2
Site: London ENG
Date: 2012.12.08

[…] 1.e4 e5 2.¤f3 ¤c6 3.¥b5 ¤f6 4.d3 ¥c5 5.¥xc6 dxc6 6.¤bd2 O-O 7.O-O ¦e8 8.¤c4 ¤d7 9.a4 ¥d6 10.¥e3 ¤f8 11.d4 exd4 12.£xd4 ¥g4 13.¤xd6 cxd6 14.¤d2 ¤e6 15.£b4 ¥e2 16.¦fe1 ¥a6 17.¦ad1 £f6 18.¤f1 c5 19.£b3 ¦ad8 20.c4 ¤f8 21.£c2 £e6 22.¤d2 b6 23.f3 ¥c8 24.¤f1 ¤g6 25.b3 ¤e7 26.¥g5 f6 27.¥h4 ¤g6 28.¥g3 ¤e5 29.¤e3 £e7 30.¦d2 ¥e6 31.£d1 £c7 32.h3 £c6 33.¥xe5 fxe5 34.¦d3 ¦d7 35.¦e2 ¦ed8 36.¦ed2 h6 37.£e1 ¦f8 38.¢h2 £c7 39.¢h1 £c6 40.£d1 ¦fd8 41.£e2 ¦f7 42.¦d1 ¦fd7 43.¤d5 ¥xd5 44.¦xd5 ¦e8 45.£d2 ¦e6 46.a5 £c7 47.b4 cxb4 48.£xb4 ¦d8 49.axb6 axb6 50.¦b5 ¦b8 51.£b3 £c6 52.£d3 ¢h7 53.£d5 £c8 54.¦db1 ¦f6 55.¦xb6 ¦xb6 56.¦xb6 ¦xf3 57.¦xd6 ¦c3 58.£f7 ¦g3 59.¢h2 ¦g5 60.¦d2 £c6 61.¦d8 £b6 62.£g8+ ¢g6 63.£e8+ ¢h7 64.£g8+ ¢g6 65.¦f8 £b3 66.£f7+ ¢h7 67.£g8+ ¢g6 68.£f7+ ¢h7 69.£f1 £g3+ 70.¢h1 £e3 71.£f3 £c1+ 72.£f1 £e3 73.£f3 £c1+ 74.¢h2 £xc4 75.¦e8 £c2 76.¦e6 £c8 77.¦e7 £d8 78.¦f7 ¦g6 79.¦f8 £g5 80.¦f5 £e7 81.¦f7 £g5 82.¦f5 £e7 83.¦f7 £g5 84.¦f5

One Response to “London Chess Classic 2012 R7: Michael Adams – Luke McShane 1/2-1/2”

  • alexis cochran, nz says:

    reigning british champion has shown he is too brae – it would be interesting to have gawain jones play again next year solid performance by the british gms as always though carlsen is so good that it has eclipsed it all

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