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Rogozenko, Dorian (2530) - Morozevich, Alexander (2734) [D07]
34th Chess Olympiad, Istanbul (10) 2000 
[GM Morozevich, notes adopted by GM Baburin]


1. d4 d5 2. c4 Nc6 3. cxd5 Qxd5 4. e3 e5 5. Nc3 Bb4 6. Bd2 Bxc3 7. Bxc3 exd4 8. Ne2 Nf6 9. Nxd4 O-O 10. Nb5 Qg5 11. h4 Qh6 12. Be2 Rd8 13. Qc2
Here we deviated from an earlier game Peng-Botsari, played in Istanbul. That game went 13.Qa4 Nd5 14.Rd1 Be6 15.h5 a6 16.Rxd5 Bxd5 17.Nxc7 Rac8 18.Nxd5 Rxd5 and soon ended in a draw.
Nd5 14. Rd1 Be6= 15. a3 Rd7   Here I was tempted to sacrifice a piece: 15...Nxe3 16.fxe3 Qxe3, with great complications arising.
16. Nd4   Also possible was 16.Bd2 Rad8 17.g3 a6 and then both 18.e4 Qg6 19.h5 Qf6 20.exd5 Bxd5 21.Bc3 Qe6 22.Nxc7 Rxc7 and 18.Nc3 Nf6!? lead to unclear play. Nxc3 17. Qxc3 Nxd4 18. Rxd4 Rad8 19. Rxd7 Rxd7 20. Bf3    Probably simpler was 20.g3 Qg6 21.0-0 h6 22.Rd1 Rxd1+ 23.Bxd1 Qb1 24.Qc2=.
b6 21. g3 Qf6 22. Qxf6 gxf6 23. h5 h6 24. Rh4 c5
   Strangely enough all chess programs 'think' that White is a bit better here, though during the game both of us thought on the contrary - White is slightly worse, although with accurate play he should make a draw. Black's advantage lies in the control over the d-file and the queenside pawn majority, which could become dangerous.
25. Be2?!    Better was 25.Bg4! Rd5 26.Bxe6 fxe6 27.Ke2 Kf7 28.e4 Rd4 29.Rg4, with equality.  Bb3!=/+ 26. Rf4 Kg7 27. g4 Rd6 28. Re4 Kf8    Around here both players were short of time, which showed in the way we played.
29. Rf4 a5 30. Re4 Rd8 31. Rf4 Ke7 32. Re4+ Kd6 33. Bd1 Be6! 34. Be2?   This leads to difficulties; White had to play 34.Rf4 Ke5 35.Bc2 b5 36.Re4+ Kd6 37.Rf4=.
f5=/+ 35. gxf5 Bxf5 36. Rf4 Ke5 37. Rf3 b5! 38. e4?    This move surrenders dark squares to Black and leads to White's defeat. He should have defended with 38.Rf4! b4 39.Rc4 Kd6 40.e4 Be6 41.Rc1 Kc6 42.axb4 axb4 43.f4 Rd4 44.Bf3 c4, when Black is only marginally better. Be6!-+ 39. Rc3 c4 40. f3 Kf4 41. Rc2 Rd4 42. Bd1 b4 43. axb4 axb4 44. Be2 Ke3 45. Rc1 Rd2! 46. Bxc4 Rh2 47. Bf1 Rh1 48. Rc2 Bh3
This game with full annotations by Alexander Morozevich will appear (or has appeared, depending when you see this) in the New in Chess magazine.