Sicilian Defense

White:Anatoly Karpov

Black: Garry Kasparov

Sicilian Defense

1.e4, c5
2.♘f3, e6
3.d4, cxd4
4.♘xd4, ♘c6
5.♘b5, d6
6.c4, ♘f6
7.♘1c3, a6
8.♘a3, d5
9.cxd5, exd5
10.exd5, ♘b4
11.♝e2, ♝c5
12.O-O, O-O

The black attack is very strong, as it attacks the pawn f2 and at the same time with his horse attacks the pawn in d5

13.♝f3, ♝f5
14.♝g5, ♖e815.♛d2, b5
16.Rad1, ♘d3
17.♘ab1, h6
18.♝h4, b4
19.♘a4, ♝d6
20.♝g3, ♖c8

Black has managed to neutralize White's attack and makes them retreat.

21.b3, g5
22.♝xd6, ♛xd6
23.g3, ♘d7
24.♝g2, ♛f6
25.a3, a5
26.axb4, axb4
27. ♛a2, ♝g6
28.d6, g4
29.♛ d2, ♚g7
30.f3, ♛xd6

Black has managed with her queen to protect her abalone and at the same time attack the pawn g3.

31.fxg4, ♛d4+

32.♚h1, ♘f6
33.♖f4, ♘e4
34.♛xd3, ♘f2+
35.♖ xf2, ♝xd3
36.♖ fd2, ♛e3
37.♖xd3, ♖c1
38.♘ b2, ♛f2
39.♘d2, ♖xd1+
40.♘xd1, ♖e1+

Black has managed to give an unavoidable checkmate

What do you think of this wonderful game? What do you think was white's mistake?