Women’s World Championship Round 1/match 1

Today I was white against IM Khurtsidze and the game ended in a draw. It was really complicated, we both spent a lot of time calculating various lines. In the end I sacrificed a pawn trying to get an attack on the King but she defended successfully and I repeated the position three times to make a draw. Here is the game:

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2 Responses to Women’s World Championship Round 1/match 1

  1. aerodarts says:

    what opening did you choose and why? I read that to beat the Sicilian Defense that you had to attack the kingside hard.

  2. yelenadembo says:

    I didn’t choose the Open Sicilian. Why? Preparation is secret 🙂

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