Anish Giri Sacrifices His Knight Against Aronian (Move 11)

Giri, Anish – Aronian, Levon
Grand Chess Tour – Your Next Move (Rapid) 2017 round 03
1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 Bb4 5. Nd5 e4 6.
Nh4 O-O 7. Bg2 d6 8. b3 g5 9. Bb2 Nxd5 10. cxd5 Nb8 11. Qc2 (11. Bxe4 f5 12.Nxf5 (12. g4 fxe4) 12… Bxf5 13. Bxf5 Rxf5) 11… gxh4 12. Bxe4 Re8 (12… f5 13. gxh4 fxe4 (13…
Rf6 14. Rg1+ Kf7) 14. Rg1+ Kf7 15. Rg7+ Ke8 16. Qxe4+ Qe7 17. Qxe7#) 13. Bxh7+
Kf8 14. Qc4 Na6 15. gxh4 Re5 16. Qf4 Qe7 17. Rg1 Rxe2+ 18. Kd1 Rxd2+ 19. Qxd2
Qxh4 (19… Bxd2 20. Rg8#) 20. Rg8+ Ke7 21. Qe3+ Be6 (21… Kd7 22. Qe8# (22.
Bf5#)) 22. dxe6 Qh5+ 23. Kc1 Rxg8 24. exf7+ Kxf7 25. Qf4+ Ke8 26. Bxg8 Nc5 27.
Bc4 d5 28. Bb5+ c6 29. Qxb4 Qg5+ 30. Qd2
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