FRENCH DEFENSE – STEINITZ VARIATION
[Event "French Defense Steinitz Variation"] [Site "TEST"] [Date "2012.05.2"] [Round "1"] [White "Kasparov President"] [Black "Kasparov President"] [Result ""] [ECO ""] [WhiteElo "2800"] [BlackElo "2800"] [Annotator "Mraovich,Robert"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2012.??.??"] [EventType "tourn"] [EventRounds "1"] [EventCountry "RUS"] [EventCategory "17"] [SourceDate "2012.05.2"] {Kasparov President} 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Be3 ({Kasparov as white contnued...}7. Be3 a6 8. Qd2 b5 9. a3 Qb6 10. Ne2 Be7 11. dxc5 Bxc5 12. Ned4 Nxd4 13. Nxd4 Qc7 14. Bd3 g5 15. g3 Bb7 16. O-O-O O-O-O 17. Kb1 Nb6 18. Qf2 Nc4 19. Rhe1) 7...cxd4 8. Nxd4 (8. Nxd4 Qb6 9. Qd2 Qxb2 {kinda like the Sicilian Poisoned Pawn Variation} 10. Rb1 Qa3 11. Bb5 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 Bb4 13. O-O a6 14. Rb3 Qa5 15. Rfb1 Qxb5 16. Rxb4 Qc6 17. f5 O-O 18. Qg5 h6 19. Qg3 Kh7 20. Rf1 b6 21. fxe6 Qxe6 22. Rbb1 b5 23. Ne2 Nb8 24. Qd3+ Kg8 25. Nf4 Qf5 26. Nxd5) 8...Bc5 9. Qd2 O-O 10. O-O-O a6 11. Qf2 Bxd4 12. Bxd4 (12. Bxd4 b5 13. Be3 b4 14. Na4 Qa5 15. b3 Bb7 16. Kb1 Rfd8 17. Be2 Rac8 18. Bf3 Ne7 19. h4 Rc7 20. Bd2 Bc6 21. Nb2 Qb5 22. h5 h6 23. Nd3 d4 24. Be2 Qb6 25. Bxb4 Nd5 26. Bd2 ) 12...Nxd4 13. Qxd4 b5 14. Be2 Bb7 15. Kb1 Qe7 16. a3 Rfb8 17. Qb4 Nc5 18. Qa5 Qh4 19. Qb6 d4 20. Qxc5 dxc3 21. Qxc3 Bxg2 22. Rhg1 Bd5 23. Qg3 Qxg3 24. Rxg3 Rd8 25. f5 Kf8 26. Kc1 g6 27. f6 Ke8 28. Rd4 h5 29.Rc3 Bb7 30. Rb4 Rd5
French Defense – Steinitz Variation.