Match of the Legends

(1) Spassky,Boris (2548) - Portisch,Lajos (2512) [C67]
Match of Chess legends Heviz (1), 2007

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 9.Nc3 Ne7 10.Bf4 Ng6 11.Bg3 Ke8 12.Rad1 Bg4 13.Rd3 h5 14.h3 Bxf3 15.Rxf3 Rd8 16.Rd1 Rxd1+ 17.Nxd1 h4 18.Bh2 Rh5 19.Re3 Bc5 20.Re4 Kd7 21.b4 Be7 22.Ne3 Nf8 23.Kf1 Ne6 24.Ke2 g6 25.c3 Rh8 26.Ng4 Ng7?! Diagram # 27.e6+ Nxe6 28.Ne5+ Ke8 29.Nxg6 fxg6 30.Rxe6 Kf7 31.Re4 Bd6 32.Bf4 Rh5 33.Be3 a5 34.a3 axb4 35.axb4 c5 36.b5 b6 37.c4 Rh8? Lost the pawn. 38.Bg5 Ra8 39.Bxh4 Ra2+ 40.Kf3 Ra3+ 41.Kg4 Ra2 42.Bg3 Rd2 43.h4 Kf6 44.Kf3 Rd3+ 45.Ke2 Rc3 46.Bf4 Kf5 47.f3 Rc2+ 48.Bd2 Bg3 49.Rg4 Be5 50.Kd3 Ra2 51.h5 gxh5 52.Rg5+ Ke6 53.Rxh5 Bg3 54.Rh3 Be5 55.g4 Ra1 56.Rh6+ Kf7 57.f4 Bd6 58.Ke4 Rd1 59.Be3 Ra1 60.f5 Ra4 61.Kd5 Ra3 62.Re6 Rd3+ 63.Kc6 Rc3 64.g5 Rxc4 65.g6+ Kg8 66.Bh6 1-0

(2) Portisch,Lajos (2512) - Spassky,Boris (2548) [A95]
Match of Chess Legends (2), 2007

1.d4 f5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.g3 e6 4.Bg2 Be7 5.0-0 0-0 6.c4 d5 7.Nc3 c6 8.Bg5 Nbd7 9.Qb3 Kh8 10.Rad1 Ne4 11.Bxe7 Qxe7 12.e3 b6 13.Qa4 Bb7 14.Ne1 a5 15.cxd5 cxd5 16.Nf3 Ba6 17.Rfe1 b5!? 18.Nxb5 Nb6 19.Qa3 Qd7?! It is not the best place for the queen. [19...Qb7! 20.Nc3 (20.Nd6 Nxd6 21.Qxd6 Nc4 22.Qf4 Nxb2 ) 20...Nc4 21.Qb3 Qxb3 22.axb3 Nxb2 ] 20.Nc3 Nc4 21.Ne5 Nxe5 22.dxe5 Qc7 23.Ne2 Bxe2 24.Rxe2 Qxe5 25.Rc2 Rfb8? Diagram # Big mistake 26.Rdc1?! [26.f3 Nxg3 27.f4+- won immediately a piece.] 26...h6 27.h3? Second time the winning move was f3. [27.f3+- ] 27...Kh7 28.b3 Rb4 29.Rc7 d4 30.exd4 Qxd4 31.Bxe4 fxe4 32.R7c4 Rxc4 33.bxc4 Rb8 34.Qc3 Qxc3 35.Rxc3 Rc8 36.c5 Kg6 37.c6 Kf6 38.Rc5 [38.Kf1 Ke5 39.Ke2 Kd6 40.Ke3 Rxc6 41.Rxc6+ Kxc6 42.Kxe4 Kb5= ] 38...Ke7 39.Kf1 Kd6 40.Rxa5 Rxc6 41.Ke2 Rc3 42.Ra7 g5 43.a4 Ra3 44.a5 Ke5 45.a6 Ra2+ 46.Kf1 Ra1+ 47.Ke2 Ra2+ 48.Ke3 Ra3+ 1/2-1/2

(3) Spassky,Boris (2548) - Portisch,Lajos (2512) [C84]
Match of Chess Legends Hevis_14_04_07 (3), 2007

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Be7 6.0-0 b5 7.Bb3 d6 8.Nd5 Na5 9.Nxe7 Qxe7 10.d3 0-0 11.Bg5 h6 12.Bh4 Bg4 13.h3 Nxb3 14.axb3 Bxf3 15.Qxf3 g5 16.Bg3 a5 17.Ra2 a4 18.Rfa1 Rab8 19.bxa4 bxa4 20.Qe2 Nd7 21.f3 c5 22.Be1 Nb6 23.Ba5 Qa7 24.Qd2 Rb7 25.c4 Ra8 26.Bc3 Qb8 27.h4 f6 28.Kh2 Rba7 29.g4 Rb7 30.h5 Rba7 31.Kg3 Qb7 32.Qc2 1/2-1/2

(4) Portisch,Lajos (2512) - Spassky,Boris (2548) [A95]
Match of Chess Legends Heviz_14_02_07_2 (4), 2007

1.d4 f5 2.c4 Nf6 3.Nf3 e6 4.g3 Be7 5.Bg2 0-0 6.0-0 d5 7.Nc3 c6 8.Bg5 Nbd7 9.Qd3 Ne4 10.Bxe7 Qxe7 11.Rac1 b6 12.cxd5 exd5 13.Rc2 Bb7 14.Qe3 Rae8 15.Qf4 Qd8 16.h4 Ba6 17.Re1 Nxc3 18.Rxc3 Bb7 19.Ng5 h6 20.Nf3 c5 21.Ra3 a6 22.dxc5 bxc5 23.Nd2 Ne5 24.Qa4 Nd3?? After 24...f4 I like the black's position. [24...f4 ] 25.Rxd3 1-0

(5) Spassky,Boris (2548) - Portisch,Lajos (2512) [C88]
Match of Chess Legends Heviz_round5 (5), 2007

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 Be7 6.Re1 b5 7.Bb3 0-0 8.h3 Bb7 9.d3 h6 10.Nc3 d6 11.Nd5 Na5 12.Nxe7+ Qxe7 13.Nh4 Nxb3 14.Nf5 Qe6 15.axb3 d5 16.Qf3 dxe4 17.dxe4 Kh7 18.Qg3 Rg8 19.f3 Ne8 20.Qf2 Nd6 21.Qc5 Rac8 22.Qa7 Ra8 23.Qc5 Rac8 24.Qa7 Ra8 25.Qc5 1/2-1/2

(6) Portisch,Lajos (2512) - Spassky,Boris (2548) [E19]
Match of Chess Legends Heviz (6), 2007

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 b6 4.g3 Bb7 5.Bg2 Be7 6.0-0 0-0 7.Nc3 Ne4 8.Qc2 Nxc3 9.Qxc3 c5 10.Rd1 d6 11.b3 Bf6 12.Bb2 Qc7 13.Qd2 Rd8 14.dxc5 dxc5 15.Qf4 Na6 16.Qxc7 Nxc7 17.Bxf6 gxf6 18.Nh4 Bxg2 19.Nxg2 Kf8 20.Ne3 Ke7 21.Kg2 Na6 22.Nc2 Rxd1 23.Rxd1 Nb8 24.Kf3 Nc6 25.Ke3 Rg8 26.f3 f5 27.Kf2 Ne5 28.Na3 Nc6 29.Nc2 Ne5 30.Na3 Nc6 1/2-1/2

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