(1) Howell,D - Kramnik,V [C67]
Einstein blitz match London ENG (1), 01.03.2002

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nf6 4.0-0 Nxe4 5.d4 Nd6 6.Bxc6 dxc6 7.dxe5 Nf5 8.Qxd8+ Kxd8
Vladimir plays the Berlin defence, just as in his victorious World Championship match against Garry Kasparov. After the game, Vladimir said "It was a tough game. I had a small advantage after the opening, eventually I managed to regroup my pieces and get in."

9.Nc3 Ke8 10.b3 Bb4 11.Bb2 Bxc3 12.Bxc3 c5 13.Rad1 h6 14.h3 Be6 15.Bb2 b6 16.Rd2 Ne7 17.c4 Nc6 18.Bc3 Ke7 19.Rfd1 a5 20.a4 Rad8 21.Rxd8 Rxd8 22.Rxd8 Kxd8 23.Kf1 Bf5 24.Ne1 g5 25.Ke2 Ke7 26.Ke3 Ke6 27.f4 g4 28.hxg4 Bxg4 29.Nf3 Bf5 30.Nd2 Ne7 31.Kf3 h5 32.Ne4 Bg4+ 33.Kf2 Nf5 34.Ng5+ Ke7 35.Ne4 Bd1 36.Nd2 Ke6 37.Ke1 Bc2 38.Ke2 Nh4 39.g3 Ng6 40.Kf3 Bd1+ 41.Ke4 Bc2+ 42.Kf3 Kf5 43.Nf1 Bd1+ 44.Kf2 Bxb3 45.Ne3+ Ke4 46.f5 Nxe5 47.Bxe5 Kxe5 48.Nd5 Bxc4 49.Nxc7 Bb3 50.Na8 Bxa4 51.Nxb6 Bb5 52.Ke3 a4 53.Kd2 Kxf5 54.Kc3 Kg4 55.Nd5 Kxg3 56.Nf6 h4 57.Ne4+ Kg2 58.Nxc5 h3 59.Ne4 h2 60.Nd2 h1Q 61.Kb4 Qe1 62.Kxb5 Qxd2 63.Kxa4 f5 0-1