2003 Kasparov vs Deep Junior, Game 1












(1) Garry Kasparov - Deep Junior [D45]
New York, 26 January 2003

1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.e3 e6 5.Nf3 Nbd7 6.Qc2 Bd6 7.g4 dxc4 8.Bxc4 b6 9.e4 e5 Surprisingly Junior is out of book here and needs a long time for this move.

10.g5 Nh5 11.Be3 0-0 12.0-0-0 Qc7 13.d5
[ RR 13.Be2 exd4 14.Nxd4 Nf4 15.Kb1 Be5 16.h4 Nc5 17.h5 Nce6 18.g6 Nxd4 19.Bxd4 Be6 20.gxh7+ Kxh7 21.Bf3 Rad8 22.Be3 Rxd1+ 23.Rxd1 Rd8 24.Ne2 Rxd1+ 25.Qxd1 c5 26.Qd2 Nxe2 27.Bxe2 Qd6 Ward,C-Gausel,E/Copenhagen 2002/CBM 88/[Wells]/1/2-1/2 (58); RR 13.Kb1 g6 14.Be2 exd4 15.Nxd4 Nf4 16.h4 b5 17.Bxb5 Bb7 18.h5 Be5 19.Bc4 Nb6 20.Be2 Rae8 21.hxg6 fxg6 22.a4 Nxe2 23.Qxe2 Qf7 24.f4 Bh8 25.e5 c5 26.Ndb5 Qb3 27.Nd6 Bxh1 Hillarp Persson,T-Borgo,G/Batumi 1999/CBM 74/1-0 (37)]

13...b5?! 14.dxc6 bxc4 15.Nb5!
Kasparov goes for the maximum result. [ 15.cxd7 Bxd7 16.Qd2 Bg4 17.Qxd6 Qxd6 18.Rxd6 Bxf3 19.Rg1+/= ]

15...Qxc6 16.Nxd6
Kasparov would win this position easily against any human being.

16...Bb7
Black is hoping for counterplay against the pawn on e4.

17.Qc3!
[ 17.Nf5 achieves nothing 17...Qxe4 18.Ne7+ Kh8 19.Qxe4 Bxe4 20.Rxd7 Bxf3= ]

17...Rae8?!
Gives a rook for a knight in order to save the pawn on e5. [ 17...Rab8 18.Nxe5 Nxe5 19.Qxe5 Qa4 looks better.]

18.Nxe8 Rxe8 19.Rhe1 Qb5 20.Nd2 Rc8 21.Kb1 Nf8 22.Ka1 Ng6 23.Rc1 Ba6 24.b3! cxb3 25.Qxb3 Ra8 26.Qxb5 Bxb5 27.Rc7
Deep Junior resigns through its human. 1-0