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Friday, 18 May 2012

Nine-year-old Ekaterina Goltseva drew with Garry Kasparov !

Katya Goltseva
Quite recently, Russian web server Chess-news.ru brought the news about fantastic success of 9-yr-old girl, who drew today with Garry Kasparov.
Garry Kasparov's who visited the Tretyakov Gallery today, finished with the simultaneous exhibition on 15 boards

Nine-year-old Katya Goltseva from Nizhny Novgorod became the hero of the simul, she managed to hold with the maestro (there were made two draws in the simul). After the game Katya said she didn't prepare for the game and played the opening prepared by her father.
Katya is the champion of Russia under 10 and currently holds the Candidate Master title.

Here is the game which will be remembered by Katya for her entire life. 

[Analysis by Houdini 2.0c Pro]

Miss Goltseva, well played!

Adopted from http://chess-news.ru/en

Read also: 
Ekaterina Goltseva: "I Couldn't Break Through, and Kasparov Offered Me a Draw"

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