Position after 35.Bc1

This is a text book bad bishop versus good bishop in an endgame. White’s pawns cannot be touched and just about all of Black’s pawns are vulnerable. Well done Gata!

GM Kamsky (2714) – GM Georgiev (2649) [C85]
30.11.2007

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0–0 Be7 6.Bxc6 dxc6 7.d3 Qd6 8.b3 Be6 9.Bb2 Nd7 10.Nbd2 c5 11.a4 a5 12.Re1 0–0 13.Nf1 f6 14.Ne3 g6 15.Nd2 Nb8 16.Qf3 Nc6 17.Qg3 Nd4 18.h4 Kh8 19.Ndc4 Qd7 20.Rac1 b6 21.f3 Rae8 22.Qh2 Bd8 23.Rcd1 Bxc4 24.dxc4 Qf7 25.h5 gxh5 26.c3 Ne6 27.Nf5 Ng7 28.Qh3 Nxf5 29.Qxf5 Re6 30.Kf2 Rd6 31.Rxd6 cxd6 32.Rh1 Qg6 33.Rxh5 Qxf5 34.exf5 Rg8 35.Bc1 Rg7 36.Bh6 Rd7 37.Ke2 Be7 38.Rh4 Rd8 39.Kd3 d5 40.cxd5 Rxd5+ 41.Kc4 Rd7 42.Rg4 Bd8 43.Kb5 Rf7 44.Kc6 Ra7 45.Bf8 h5 46.Rg6 Kh7 47.c4 Rf7 48.Rh6+ Kg8 49.Bd6 Be7 50.Bc7 Rg7 51.Rg6 Rxg6 52.fxg6 Kg7 53.Kd7 Bf8 54.Bxb6 Kxg6 55.Bxa5 White wins 1–0

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