FIDE Championship Finals

(1) Adams,M (2731) - Kasimdzhanov,R (2652) [B42]
FIDE WCh KO Tripoli LBA (7.1), 06.07.2004

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6 5.Bd3 Bc5 6.Nb3 Ba7 7.c4 Nc6 8.Nc3 Nge7 9.0-0 d6 10.Kh1 e5 11.f4 exf4 12.Bxf4 Ng6 13.Bg3 Nge5 14.Be2 0-0 15.Qe1 Be6 16.Nd5 a5 17.a4 Bxd5 18.cxd5 1/2-1/2

(2) Kasimdzhanov,R (2652) - Adams,M (2731) [C42]
FIDE WCh KO Tripoli LBA (7.2), 07.07.2004

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nxe5 d6 4.Nf3 Nxe4 5.d4 d5 6.Bd3 Nc6 7.0-0 Be7 8.c4 Nb4 9.Be2 0-0 10.Nc3 Be6 11.Ne5 f6 12.Nf3 Kh8 13.a3 Nxc3 14.bxc3 Nc6 15.Nd2 Na5 16.cxd5 Bxd5 17.c4N Bf7 18.Bb2 f5 19.Bc3 c5 20.d5 Bf6 21.Qc2 b6 22.Bd3 Bxc3 23.Qxc3 Nb7 24.Nf3 Nd6 25.Ne5 f4 26.Rfe1 Bg8 27.Nc6 Qg5 28.Qe5 Qxe5 29.Nxe5 Rfe8 30.a4 g6 31.g3 fxg3 32.hxg3 Kg7 33.f4 Re7 34.a5 b5 35.cxb5 Bxd5 36.Bf1 Nf5 37.Ra3 Nd4 38.Rd1 Rd8 39.Rc3 Be6 40.Kf2?
[ 40.Rxc5 Nf3+ 41.Kf2 Rxd1 ]

[ 40...Nxb5 41.Rxd8 Nxc3 ]

41.Rb1 g5 42.b6 axb6 43.axb6 gxf4 44.gxf4 Bd5 45.Bd3 Rf8 46.Ke3
[ 46.Rxc5 Rxe5 ( 46...Rxf4+ 47.Kg3 ; 46...Bb7 47.Rc7 Rxc7 48.bxc7 Bc8 ) 47.Rc7+ Kf6 ( 47...Kg8 48.Rg1+ ; 47...Kh8 48.Rxh7+ Kg8 49.Rg1+ ) 48.fxe5++- ]

[ 46...Ne6 47.Rg1+ Kh6 48.Kd2 Nxf4 49.Ng4+ Kg7 50.Ne3+ Kh8 ]

47.Rxc5 Nxe5 48.fxe5 Bb7 49.Be4 Rff7 50.Bxb7 Rxb7 51.Ke4
[ 51.Rg1+ ]

51...Rfd7 52.Rc6 Kf8 53.e6 Rd2 54.Rf1+ Ke8 55.Rc8+
[ 55.Rc8+ Ke7 56.Rf7+ Kxe6 57.Rxb7 ] 1-0

(3) Adams,M (2731) - Kasimdzhanov,R (2652) [B43]
FIDE WCh KO Tripoli LBA (7.3), 08.07.2004

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6 5.Nc3 b5 6.Bd3 Qb6 7.Nf3 Qc7 8.0-0 Bb7 9.Re1 Bc5 10.Qd2N
[ Adams had played 10.e5 against Topalov six years ago and won in 61 moves after 10...f5 11.exf6 Nxf6 12.Ne4 Bxe4 13.Bxe4 Nc6 14.Bxc6 Qxc6 15.Ne5 Qc7 16.Bf4 0-0 17.Bg3 Qb7 18.Qe2 1-0 Adams,M-Topalov,V/Tilburg 1998 (61)]

10...Be7 11.b3 Nf6 12.Bb2 d6 13.a4 b4 14.Na2 Nc6 15.Nd4 Nxd4 16.Bxd4 a5 17.Rac1 0-0 18.c3 bxc3 19.Nxc3 Qd8 20.Nb5 e5 21.Rc7 exd4 22.Rxb7 d5 23.Qf4 Bb4 24.Rd1 dxe4 25.Bxe4 Nxe4 26.Qxe4 Qf6 27.Nc7 Rad8 28.Nd5 Qd6 29.Qxd4 Qe6 30.g3 Rd6 31.Rxb4 axb4 32.Ne7+ Qxe7 33.Qxd6 Qe2
[ 33...Qxd6 34.Rxd6 Rb8 ]

34.Rd4 h5 35.Qxb4 Qf3 36.h4 Rc8 37.Qd2 Rc3 38.Rf4 Qc6 39.Kh2 Rxb3 40.Qd8+ Kh7 41.Qd1 Rb7 42.Qxh5+ Kg8 43.Rd4 Qf6 44.Rd2 Ra7 45.a5 g6 46.Qb5 Kh7 47.Qb6 1-0

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