The Finalists Agreed on a Draw in 17 Moves In Front of Silvio Danailov

Время публикации: 28.11.2012 23:25 | Последнее обновление: 28.11.2012 23:32

Silvio Danailov arrived at Khanty-Mansiysk and observed the shortest game played between the Women's World Championship finalists Anna Ushenina and Antoaneta Stefanova. The draw was agreed on the 17th move. 

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Another unexpected opening was played today: according to ChessBase Triangle system with  4.е4 (in Slav Gambit) never took place in Stefanova's games with White. Both players spent a lot of time in the opening and eventually decided not to tempt fate in this game. 

[Event "FIDE WCh Women World Cup"] [Site "Khanty-Mansiysk RUS"] [Date "2012.11.28"] [Round "6.2"] [White "Stefanova, Antoaneta"] [Black "Ushenina, Anna"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D31"] [Opening "QGD"] [Variation "semi-Slav, Marshall gambit"] [EventDate "2012.11.11"] [Board "1"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 c6 4. e4 Bb4 5. Bd2 dxc4 6. Nf3 b5 7. a4 a5 8. axb5 Bxc3 9. Bxc3 cxb5 10. Qd2 Nf6 11. Qg5 O-O 12. Qxb5 Nxe4 13. Bxc4 Qc7 14. Qb3 a4 15. Rxa4 Rxa4 16. Qxa4 Nxc3 17. bxc3 Bb7 1/2-1/2 

The score in the match is 1-1. The finalists will play two more classical games.
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