(1) Aronian,L (2801) - Gelfand,B (2741) [D43]
Tal Memorial Moscow RUS (3), 07.11.2010

1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 e6 5.Qd3 Nbd7 6.g3 Bd6 7.Bg2 0-0 8.0-0 dxc4 9.Qxc4 e5 10.Rd1 Qe7 11.Bg5 h6

12.Nh4! Nb6
[12...hxg5 13.Nf5 Qe8 (13...Qe6 14.Qxe6 fxe6 15.Nxd6 exd4 16.Rxd4 Ne5 and White has a nice edge.) 14.Nxd6 Qd8 15.Nxf7!! Rxf7 16.dxe5! and White wins back his piece, since if the f6 knight moves, there follows e6 forking the knight and rook.]

13.Bxf6 Qxf6 14.Qb3 Bc7 15.d5 cxd5 16.Bxd5 Kh8 17.Rac1 Qe7 18.Qc2 Rb8 19.a4 Bh3 20.Bg2 Be6 21.a5 Na8 22.Nd5 Bxd5 23.Rxd5 Qe6 24.b4 Bd8 25.Nf5 g6 26.Nd6 Nc7 27.Rdd1 b6

Threatening Nxd8 followed by Qxc7.

[28...Rc8? 29.Nxd8 Rfxd8 30.Rxd8+ Rxd8 31.Qxc7+- ]

29.Rd6 Qg4 30.Qb2 Qxb4 31.Qxe5+ Kh7 32.Rd7 Bg5 33.Rcd1 Nc5 34.Nxc5 Qxc5 35.Qxc5 bxc5 36.Rxa7 c4 37.a6 c3 38.Rc7 Rbc8 39.Rxc8 Rxc8 40.e3 Be7 41.Rc1
[41.Rc1 Rc7 42.Bb7 c2 43.Kg2 (43.a7? Rxb7 44.a8Q Rb1 and the position is unclear.) 43...Ba3 44.Rxc2! Rxc2 45.a7+- ] 1-0