Howell, David – Kramnik, Vladimir

pgn4web personal account on Kramnik and the Petrov, part 2: since the previous game at Tilburg 1998 I did not attend in person any other top event until December 2009. More than 10 years had passed when I was in the tournament hall in London, watching Kramnik sacrificing a piece in the same variation of the Petrov. Again, I did not witness a masterpiece sacrifice win from Kramnik, but the similarity between the two games amazed me.

Players: Howell, David (2597) - Kramnik, Vladimir (2772)
Result: 1/2-1/2
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Date: December 13, 2009
Location: London
Tournament: London Chess Classic
Opening: C42 Petrov's Defence, including Marshall Trap
Submitted by: pgn4web
Published on: July 27, 2018
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