After a horrendous start, GM Cramling is back at even score when she defeated leader GM Stefanova in a drawable Rook and Pawn endgame.

Cramling,P (2544) – Stefanova,A (2550) [D15]
5th North Urals Cup RUS (6), 02.08.2008

1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.c4 c6 4.Nc3 a6 5.a4 e6 6.g3 dxc4 7.Bg2 c5 8.dxc5 Qxd1+ 9.Nxd1 Nc6 10.Ne3 Na5 11.Nd2 Bxc5 12.Nexc4 Nxc4 13.Nxc4 Bb4+ 14.Bd2 Bxd2+ 15.Kxd2 Ke7 16.Rhc1 Rb8 17.Nb6 Rd8+ 18.Ke1 Nd5 19.Bxd5 exd5 20.Rc7+ Kf6 21.Nxc8 Rdxc8 22.Rac1 Re8 23.R1c3 Kg6 24.Rd7 Re4 25.a5 d4 26.Rb3 Re5 27.Rbxb7 Rxb7 28.Rxb7 Rxa5 29.Kd2 Ra1 30.Rb4 Rb1 31.Rb6+ Kf5 32.Rxa6 Rxb2+ 33.Kd3 Ke5 34.Ra5+ Ke6 35.h4 g6 36.Ra4 Ke5 37.Rxd4 Rb3+ 38.Kc4 Rb2 39.Rf4 Ke6 40.Kd3 h5 41.Ra4 Kf6 42.Ke3 Rc2 43.Kf3 Rb2 44.Re4 Rb3+ 45.Kf4 Rb2 46.f3 Rb1 47.Ra4 Rb5 48.Ra6+ Kg7 49.e4 Rb4 50.Ra3 Kf6 51.Ke3 Rb6 52.Kf4 Rb4 53.Ra5 Rc4 54.g4 hxg4 55.Kxg4 Rb4 56.h5 gxh5+ 57.Kxh5 Rb6 58.Kg4 Rc6 59.Rh5 Kg6 60.Rg5+ Kf6 61.Rg8 Rc4 62.Re8 Kg6 63.Rg8+ Kf6 64.Kf4 Ra4 65.Rb8 Ra6 66.Rd8 Kg6 67.Rg8+ Kf6 68.Kg4 Ra1 69.Rb8 Rg1+ 70.Kf4 Rf1 71.Rb6+ Kg7 72.e5 Ra1 73.Kf5 Ra5 74.Rb7 Ra6 75.f4 Rc6 76.Rd7 Ra6 77.Ke4 Ra4+ 78.Rd4 Ra1 79.f5 Re1+ 80.Kd5 Rf1 81.f6+ Kg6 82.Kd6 Ra1 83.Ke7 Ra7+ 84.Rd7 Ra5?? (84…Ra6 =) 85.e6 Re5 86.Rd6 Re1 87.Kf8 fxe6 88.f7 Rf1 89.Rxe6+ Kh7 90.Re2 Ra1 91.Rh2+ Kg6 92.Kg8 1–0

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