Magnus Carlsen vs. Garry Kasparov – Reykjavik Rapid 2004

This is a chess game between Magnus Carlsen (W) and Garry Kasparov (B) from the 2004 Reykjavik Rapid. It was their first of two encounters. Carlsen was a 13-year-old International Master at the time.

Opening: Cambridge Springs Defense

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. e3 Qa5
7. Nd2 Bb4 8. Qc2 O-O 9. Be2 e5 10. O-O exd4 11. Nb3 Qb6
12. exd4 dxc4 13. Bxc4 a5 14. a4 Qc7 15. Rae1 h6 16. Bh4 Bd6
17. h3 Nb6 18. Bxf6 Nxc4 19. Ne4 Bh2+ 20. Kh1 Nd6 21. Kxh2
Nxe4+ 22. Be5 Nd6 23. Qc5 Rd8 24. d5 Qd7 25. Nd4 Nf5 26. dxc6
bxc6 27. Nxc6 Re8 28. Rd1 Qe6 29. Rfe1 Bb7 30. Nd4 Nxd4
31. Qxd4 Qg6 32. Qg4 Qxg4 33. hxg4 Bc6 34. b3 f6 35. Bc3 Rxe1
36. Rxe1 Bd5 37. Rb1 Kf7 38. Kg3 Rb8 39. b4 axb4 40. Bxb4 Bc4
41. a5 Ba6 42. f3 Kg6 43. Kf4 h5 44. gxh5+ Kxh5 45. Rh1+ Kg6
46. Bc5 Rb2 47. Kg3 Ra2 48. Bb6 Kf7 49. Rc1 g5 50. Rc7+ Kg6
51. Rc6 Bf1 52. Bf2 1/2-1/2

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