The Flying Dutchman

Время публикации: 18.03.2015 22:40 | Последнее обновление: 18.03.2015 23:11

Erwin L'Ami wins the Reykjavik Open solely with 8.5 out of 10

The strong annual open, which has just finished in the capital of Iceland, has got a somewhat sensational winner: Dutch grandmaster Erwin L'Ami took the clear first place despite being only 11th (FIDE rating 2605) in the starting rank list. Moreover, he had won the tournament yesterday, with one round to spare: after 9 rounds, he had 8.5 points out of 9, one point and a half ahead the group of 9 players including Mamedyarov and Eljanov. The today's loss by the leader to the Ukrainian GM didn't change anything except bringing the second place to Eljanov, who had better tiebreaks than another surprise of the tournament, French GM Fabien Libiszewski (2514).

Erwin L'Ami made his first serious claim for the overall victory in the 7th round, beating the rating favorite, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, in just 21 moves. We will use his own comments made online during the live broadcast.

L'AMI - MAMEDYAROV (round 7)
Queen's Pawn Game

1.d4 d6 2.c4 e5. L'ami: 'I didn't prepare much because I was sure he would surprise me, which he did. But I had some ideas in this particular variation, so I didn't really mind getting into this'.
3.Nc3 exd4 4.Qxd4 Nc6 5.Qd2 g6 6.b3 Bg7 7.Bb2 Nf6 8.g3 O-O 9.Bg2 Re8! 'If 9...Be6 then 10.Nh3! with Nf4-d5 next, whereas if now 10.Nh3 then Black has 10...d5!
'
10.Nf3 Bf5.

11.Nh4! 'I was happy to remember this very important move. Now 11...Ne4? fails to 12.Bxe4! Bxe4 13.f3'.
11...Bd7 12.O-O. 'Now I sort of have what I want because I control the d5-square, having nice pieces and nice structure. Black doesn't have much activity'.
12...Qc8 13.Rfe1 Bh3. 'I thought he'd play 13...Ne5, and if 14.f4 then the knight just comes back to c6, as the f4-advance isn't what White wants here. It wasn't clear what I was going to do, maybe just something like 14.Rad1'.
14.Bh1 (keeping the strong bishop alive and preparing the scheduled Ng2-f4-d5) 14...Qg4. L'Ami: 'Mamedyarov is, of course, a fantastic attacking player, so when a queen and a bishop get near your king you get a little bit nervous. Still, after 15.Ng2 I couldn't see anything mating'.
15...Qd4. 'Now I realised there would definitely be no mate'.
16.Rad1.

16...Ne4?! 'This in interesting, but it doesn't work' (L'Ami). The best was the simple 16...Qxd2 17.Rxd2 with a slightly better endgame for White.
17.Qxd4 Bxd4 (in case of 17...Nxd4, 18.Nf4 keeps the serious advantage) 18.Rxd4! An excellent exchange sacrifice after which the weakness of Black's dark squares will be catastrophic.
18...Nxd4 19.Nf4 Ng5? It was clearly not Mamedyarov's day. The resistance could have been continued by 19...Nxc3 20.Bxc3 g5! with the following possible continuation: 21.Bxd4 (21.Nxh3 Nxe2+ 22.Rxe2 Rxe2 is very unclear and probably fine for Black) 21...gxf4 22.Bxb7, and Black has to choose between 22...fxg3 23.Bxa8 gxf2+ 24.Kxf2 Rxa8 (probably the best) and 22...Rad8 23.gxf4 Re6. In both cases, he is worse but the fight goes on.
20.Nxh3 Nxh3+ 21.Kf1.

Strangely enough, Black's position is hopeless despite his extra exchange. Not only there is no way to keep the material - White will inevitable get an extra pawn (at the very least) due to various threats (22.Nd5; 22.Bxb7, 22.Ne4; and even, in some lines, 22.f4 followed by 23.Kg2). If 21...c6!? (L'Ami) then 22.Ne4 (not 22.f4?? Nc2!) 22...Rxe4 23.Bxe4 Ng5 24.Bg2 Nge6 25.Rd1, collecting the d6-pawn with an easy technical win thanks to the pair of bishops. Mamedyarov preferred just to resign. 1-0

The triumpher's game from the next round clearly shows that one cannot win a strong tournament like the Reykjavik Open without 'a little bit of luck'.

GRANDA ZUNIGA - L'AMI (round 8)

The Dutch GM is an exchange down (again!), and White has excellent winning chances, but the Peruvian grandmaster loses the thread:
32.Bxc6? Better is 32.Bf1!, trying to keep the black light pieces locked: 32...Ne6 (32...Bxc4 33.Bxc4+ Rxc4 34.Re8 winning) 33.Ra6!, etc.
32...Rxc4 33.Ree7. It looks like Black should hold after 33.Bf3 Rc1+ 34.Kg2 Bc4 35.h3 b3 36.Rb7 Ne6 37.Rb4 (it's unclear how else White can make progress) 37...Kf7 38.Rxc4! b2! 39.Rb4 b1Q 40.Rxb1 Rxb1 41.Bd5 Rb6.
33...Rc1+ 34.Kg2 Bc4 35.Ba4?! The machine shows the brave 35.Kh3! as the best winning chance.
35...b3 36.Rab7. White is ready to give the exchange back, liquidating into a slightly better and safe position, but...
36...Bd5+ 37.Kh3?! In case of 37.f3 Bxb7 38.Bxb3+ Kh8 39.Rxb7 Rb1 the game is equal.

37...g5! 38.fxg5 fxg5 39.Bxb3? White just goes astray. The rook had to be moved off the forked square: 39.Rg7+! Kh8 40.Bxb3 g4+ 41.Kh4 Bxb3 42.Rgc7=.
39...g4+ 40.Kh4 Ng6+ 41.Kg5 Nxe7 (suddenly it's Black who is a piece up) 42.Bxd5+ Nxd5 43.Kxf5 Rc2 44.Kxg4 Rxf2, and White failed to take advantage of theoretical drawing chances in this difficult ending. 0-1 (Game annotated by GM Andrey Deviatkin)

Fighting spirit and persistence in technical positions are among L'Ami's main trumps. In the next round, he was trying to convert the extra pawn for a long time in severe time trouble, and the opponent has eventually collapsed under the pressure.

L'AMI - MELKUMYAN (round 9)

65...Qe7? (65... Kg6 is a simple draw; if 66.Qb1+ then 66...Kg7) 66.Rf5+ (now White wins by force) 66...Ke8 67.Qb8+ Qd8 68.Qb5+ Qd7 69.Qb8+ Qd8 70.Qb5+ Qd7 71.Qe2+! Kd8 (71...Qe7 72.Re5) 72.Rf8+ Kc7 73.Qc4+ Rc6 74.Qf4+ Qd6 75.Kg3 (75.Qxd6+ is also enough since 75...Kxd6 fails to 76.Rf6+) 75...Kd7 76.Qxd6+ Rxd6 77.Kg4 Ke7 78.Rf1 Rd8 79.Kh5 Rg8 80.Kh6 1-0


'I didn't have any huge expectations but it went really well. Without my wife, it couldn't be possible' (photo: Alina L'Ami)

For the complete final standings and the previous materials on the Reykjavik Open, please visit our special page.

You will find all the games by the winner below.

[Event "Reykjavik Open 2015"] [Site "Reykjavik, "] [Date "2015.03.10"] [Round "1.12"] [White "L'ami, Erwin"] [Black "Strand, Kjetil"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D10"] [WhiteElo "2605"] [BlackElo "2037"] [PlyCount "51"] [EventDate "2015.03.10"] [EventRounds "10"] [EventCountry "ISL"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 dxc4 4. e3 b5 5. a4 b4 6. Ne4 e6 7. Bxc4 Nf6 8. Nxf6+ Qxf6 9. Nf3 Nd7 10. O-O Bb7 11. e4 Qd8 12. a5 Rc8 13. Ng5 Bd6 14. e5 Bxe5 15. dxe5 Nxe5 16. Qh5 g6 17. Qh6 Nxc4 18. Qg7 Rf8 19. Nxh7 Qe7 20. Bh6 f6 21. Qxe7+ Kxe7 22. Nxf8 Ne5 23. Rfd1 g5 24. h4 c5 25. hxg5 fxg5 26. Bg7 1-0 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2015"] [Site "Reykjavik, "] [Date "2015.03.11"] [Round "2.10"] [White "Haldorsen, Benjamin"] [Black "L'ami, Erwin"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C15"] [WhiteElo "2307"] [BlackElo "2605"] [PlyCount "114"] [EventDate "2015.03.10"] [EventRounds "10"] [EventCountry "ISL"] 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nge2 dxe4 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. Nxc3 Nc6 7. Bb5 Nge7 8. Be3 O-O 9. Qd2 a6 10. Bxc6 Nxc6 11. Nxe4 b6 12. O-O-O Bb7 13. f3 Qe7 14. Kb1 Rad8 15. Qc3 Rd7 16. h4 f6 17. h5 h6 18. Rhe1 Rfd8 19. Nf2 Qf7 20. f4 Qxh5 21. g4 Qa5 22. Qb3 Qd5 23. c4 Qf3 24. Qc3 Ne7 25. Rc1 b5 26. Ka1 bxc4 27. Qxc4 Bd5 28. Qxa6 h5 29. gxh5 Nf5 30. Qe2 Qxe2 31. Rxe2 Kf7 32. Nd3 Rh8 33. Nc5 Rd6 34. Nd3 c6 35. Nb4 Bf3 36. Rf2 Be4 37. Re2 Rxh5 38. d5 cxd5 39. Rc7+ Kg6 40. Bc5 Rd8 41. Nc6 Ra8 42. Re1 Rh4 43. Rg1+ Kh5 44. Ba7 Rxf4 45. b4 d4 46. b5 Bxc6 47. bxc6 d3 48. Rd7 Rc4 49. c7 Rxa7 50. c8=Q Rxa3+ 51. Kb2 Rxc8 52. Kxa3 g5 53. Kb3 g4 54. Rxd3 e5 55. Rdd1 Kg5 56. Kb2 Nd4 57. Rg3 Rb8+ 0-1 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2015"] [Site "Reykjavik, "] [Date "2015.03.11"] [Round "3.5"] [White "L'ami, Erwin"] [Black "Wang, Yiye"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D18"] [WhiteElo "2605"] [BlackElo "2433"] [PlyCount "87"] [EventDate "2015.03.10"] [EventRounds "10"] [EventCountry "ISL"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 Bf5 6. e3 Na6 7. Bxc4 Nb4 8. O-O e6 9. Qe2 Be7 10. Bd2 O-O 11. Rfd1 h6 12. Na2 Nxa2 13. Rxa2 a5 14. Bc3 Qb6 15. Ne5 Rfd8 16. Raa1 Bb4 17. Rac1 Be4 18. Bd3 Bxd3 19. Qxd3 Bxc3 20. bxc3 Nd7 21. Rb1 Nxe5 22. Rxb6 Nxd3 23. Rxd3 Rd7 24. Rd1 Rc8 25. Rdb1 Rcc7 26. g4 Kf8 27. Kg2 Ke8 28. f4 c5 29. R6b5 cxd4 30. cxd4 Rc2+ 31. Kg3 Rc3 32. R1b3 Rxb3 33. Rxb3 Rc7 34. f5 exf5 35. gxf5 Rc4 36. Rxb7 Rxa4 37. Kf4 Ra3 38. e4 a4 39. Ke5 Rb3 40. Ra7 a3 41. Kd6 Rb6+ 42. Kc5 Rb3 43. e5 Rb2 44. Rxa3 1-0 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2015"] [Site "Reykjavik, "] [Date "2015.03.12"] [Round "4.2"] [White "Georgiadis, Nico"] [Black "L'ami, Erwin"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C70"] [WhiteElo "2468"] [BlackElo "2605"] [PlyCount "84"] [EventDate "2015.03.10"] [EventRounds "10"] [EventCountry "ISL"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 g6 5. c3 Bg7 6. d4 d6 7. Bxc6+ bxc6 8. dxe5 dxe5 9. Qxd8+ Kxd8 10. Nbd2 f6 11. Nb3 a5 12. a4 Nh6 13. Nfd2 Be6 14. Nc5 Ke7 15. Nxe6 Kxe6 16. Nb3 Rhb8 17. Nc5+ Ke7 18. f3 Nf7 19. b3 Bf8 20. Be3 Ke8 21. Rb1 Bxc5 22. Bxc5 Nd6 23. Kd2 Kf7 24. Kc2 Ke6 25. Rbd1 h5 26. Rd3 Rd8 27. Rhd1 Nb7 28. Rxd8 Nxd8 29. Bf2 Nb7 30. Ra1 c5 31. Rd1 g5 32. Be3 Rg8 33. Rd5 f5 34. Rd1 f4 35. Bf2 g4 36. Rd2 Ra8 37. Rd5 c6 38. Rd1 Rg8 39. Rd2 Rb8 40. Rd1 Ra8 41. c4 Rg8 42. Bh4 Rg7 1/2-1/2 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2015"] [Site "Reykjavik, "] [Date "2015.03.13"] [Round "5.8"] [White "L'ami, Erwin"] [Black "Brunello, Sabino"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D18"] [WhiteElo "2605"] [BlackElo "2540"] [PlyCount "119"] [EventDate "2015.03.10"] [EventRounds "10"] [EventCountry "ISL"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. a4 Bf5 6. e3 e6 7. Bxc4 Nbd7 8. O-O Bb4 9. Qe2 O-O 10. e4 Bg6 11. Bd3 Bh5 12. e5 Nd5 13. Nxd5 cxd5 14. Qe3 Re8 15. Bd2 Qe7 16. Bxb4 Qxb4 17. Qd2 Qe7 18. Ne1 Rac8 19. Nc2 Bg6 20. Bxg6 fxg6 21. Rfc1 Rc7 22. Na3 Rxc1+ 23. Rxc1 Nb8 24. Nb5 Nc6 25. Nd6 Rf8 26. g3 Qc7 27. Rc5 a5 28. Kg2 Qb6 29. Qc3 g5 30. h3 h6 31. Nb5 Kh8 32. Qe3 Kg8 33. Rc3 Kh8 34. Qe2 Kg8 35. Rf3 Rxf3 36. Qxf3 Nb4 37. Qg4 Qc6 38. Nd6 Qd7 39. h4 gxh4 40. gxh4 Nc6 41. h5 Ne7 42. f4 Nc8 43. f5 Nxd6 44. fxe6 Qxa4 45. exd6 Qc2+ 46. Kg3 Qc1 47. e7 Qg1+ 48. Kf3 Qf1+ 49. Ke3 Qc1+ 50. Kd3 Qb1+ 51. Kc3 Qc1+ 52. Kb3 a4+ 53. Ka3 Qa1+ 54. Kb4 Qxb2+ 55. Kc5 Qc3+ 56. Kxd5 Qb3+ 57. Ke4 Qb1+ 58. Ke5 Qe1+ 59. Kd5 Qh1+ 60. Ke6 1-0 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2015"] [Site "Reykjavik, "] [Date "2015.03.14"] [Round "6.4"] [White "Stopa, Jacek"] [Black "L'ami, Erwin"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A80"] [WhiteElo "2544"] [BlackElo "2605"] [PlyCount "112"] [EventDate "2015.03.10"] [EventRounds "10"] [EventCountry "ISL"] 1. d4 f5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Bg5 d5 4. Bxf6 exf6 5. e3 Be6 6. Qf3 Qd7 7. Bb5 Nc6 8. Nge2 g5 9. Nc1 O-O-O 10. Nd3 f4 11. h3 fxe3 12. fxe3 Be7 13. O-O-O a6 14. Ba4 Kb8 15. Rd2 h5 16. Kb1 f5 17. Qf2 Qd6 18. h4 gxh4 19. Qf4 Qxf4 20. Nxf4 Bf7 21. Bxc6 bxc6 22. Nd3 Rdg8 23. Rf2 Rg3 24. Rh3 Rhg8 25. Nf4 Rxh3 26. Nxh3 Rg3 27. Nd1 Bg6 28. Kc1 c5 29. dxc5 Bxc5 30. Kd2 c6 31. Nf4 Bd6 32. Nh3 Kc7 33. Ke2 f4 34. Nxf4 Bxc2 35. Nxh5 Bxd1+ 36. Kxd1 Rxe3 37. Nf4 Re4 38. Ne2 Be5 39. b3 Kd6 40. Kc2 Bg3 41. Nxg3 hxg3 42. Rd2 Ke5 43. Kc3 Kf4 44. Kd3 Re3+ 45. Kd4 Re1 46. a4 Rb1 47. Rd3 Rb2 48. Rf3+ Kg4 49. Rc3 Rxg2 50. Rxc6 Rd2+ 51. Ke3 Rb2 52. Rxa6 g2 53. Rg6+ Kh3 54. Kd4 Rxb3 55. Rh6+ Kg3 56. Kxd5 Rb4 0-1 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2015"] [Site "Reykjavik, "] [Date "2015.03.15"] [Round "7.1"] [White "L'ami, Erwin"] [Black "Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A41"] [WhiteElo "2605"] [BlackElo "2756"] [PlyCount "41"] [EventDate "2015.03.10"] [EventRounds "10"] [EventCountry "ISL"] 1. d4 d6 2. c4 e5 3. Nc3 exd4 4. Qxd4 Nc6 5. Qd2 g6 6. b3 Bg7 7. Bb2 Nf6 8. g3 O-O 9. Bg2 Re8 10. Nf3 Bf5 11. Nh4 Bd7 12. O-O Qc8 13. Rfe1 Bh3 14. Bh1 Qg4 15. Ng2 Qd4 16. Rad1 Ne4 17. Qxd4 Bxd4 18. Rxd4 Nxd4 19. Nf4 Ng5 20. Nxh3 Nxh3+ 21. Kf1 1-0 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2015"] [Site "Reykjavik, "] [Date "2015.03.16"] [Round "8.1"] [White "Granda Zuniga, Julio E"] [Black "L'ami, Erwin"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A80"] [WhiteElo "2646"] [BlackElo "2605"] [PlyCount "162"] [EventDate "2015.03.10"] [EventRounds "10"] [EventCountry "ISL"] 1. d4 f5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Bg5 d5 4. Bxf6 exf6 5. e3 Be6 6. Nge2 Bd6 7. Nf4 Bxf4 8. exf4 c6 9. g3 Nd7 10. Bg2 Nb6 11. O-O O-O 12. Qd3 Nc4 13. b3 Nd6 14. Nd1 a5 15. a4 Qb6 16. Ne3 Qa6 17. Qxa6 Rxa6 18. Rfd1 Rd8 19. Rac1 b5 20. axb5 Nxb5 21. c4 Nc7 22. Ra1 dxc4 23. bxc4 g6 24. Bf1 Bf7 25. Ra3 Ra7 26. Nc2 Ne6 27. Bg2 Be8 28. Re3 Nf8 29. Ra1 Bf7 30. Nb4 axb4 31. Rxa7 Rxd4 32. Bxc6 Rxc4 33. Ree7 Rc1+ 34. Kg2 Bc4 35. Ba4 b3 36. Rab7 Bd5+ 37. Kh3 g5 38. fxg5 fxg5 39. Bxb3 g4+ 40. Kh4 Ng6+ 41. Kg5 Nxe7 42. Bxd5+ Nxd5 43. Kxf5 Rc2 44. Kxg4 Rxf2 45. h3 Nf6+ 46. Kh4 Rd2 47. g4 Rd3 48. Kg5 Ne4+ 49. Kf4 Nc5 50. Rb5 Ne6+ 51. Ke5 Nf8 52. h4 Rh3 53. h5 h6 54. Kf4 Ra3 55. Rb6 Kg7 56. Rc6 Ra1 57. Rb6 Re1 58. Kf5 Rf1+ 59. Ke4 Rf6 60. Rb7+ Rf7 61. Rb6 Rf6 62. Rb7+ Kg8 63. Ra7 Nh7 64. Ke5 Rf1 65. Ra8+ Kg7 66. Ra7+ Rf7 67. Ra4 Ng5 68. Ra6 Rf1 69. Rg6+ Kh7 70. Ra6 Nf7+ 71. Ke4 Kg7 72. Ke3 Rf6 73. Ra7 Rb6 74. Kf4 Kf6 75. Ra4 Ng5 76. Rc4 Rb3 77. Rc6+ Ne6+ 78. Ke4 Rg3 79. Kd5 Re3 80. Ra6 Re5+ 81. Kd6 Re4 0-1 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2015"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2015.03.17"] [Round "9.1"] [White "L'Ami, Erwin"] [Black "Melkumyan, Hrant"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D85"] [WhiteElo "2605"] [BlackElo "2676"] [PlyCount "159"] [EventDate "2015.03.10"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Nf3 c5 8. Rb1 O-O 9. Be2 Nc6 10. d5 Ne5 11. Qc2 Nxf3+ 12. Bxf3 Qa5 13. Bd2 c4 14. O-O b5 15. Rfe1 Be5 16. g3 Bh3 17. Bg2 Bxg2 18. Kxg2 Rfd8 19. Red1 Rab8 20. Bf4 Bxf4 21. gxf4 Qc7 22. Qc1 a5 23. a3 b4 24. axb4 axb4 25. Rxb4 Rxb4 26. cxb4 c3 27. Qe3 Rb8 28. Rc1 c2 29. Qd2 Qc4 30. Qxc2 Qxb4 31. Qd3 Qa4 32. Rc4 Qd7 33. h3 Qd6 34. e5 Qd7 35. Rd4 Qb7 36. f5 Rd8 37. Kh2 Qb2 38. Qe3 Qc2 39. fxg6 hxg6 40. d6 exd6 41. exd6 Qf5 42. f4 Rd7 43. Kg3 Kh7 44. Rd2 Qb1 45. Qd4 Qe1+ 46. Kg2 Qe6 47. Qe5 Qc4 48. f5 Qc6+ 49. Kh2 Qf3 50. fxg6+ fxg6 51. Qd4 Qf5 52. Re2 g5 53. Re5 Qg6 54. Rd5 Qe6 55. Qd2 Qf6 56. Kg2 Qg6 57. Kg3 Qf6 58. Qd3+ Kg7 59. Qd2 Kg6 60. Kg2 Kh7 61. Qe2 Kg7 62. h4 Rxd6 63. hxg5 Qe6 64. Qb2+ Kf7 65. Qb7+ Qe7 66. Rf5+ Ke8 67. Qb8+ Qd8 68. Qb5+ Qd7 69. Qb8+ Qd8 70. Qb5+ Qd7 71. Qe2+ Kd8 72. Rf8+ Kc7 73. Qc4+ Rc6 74. Qf4+ Qd6 75. Kg3 Kd7 76. Qxd6+ Rxd6 77. Kg4 Ke7 78. Rf1 Rd8 79. Kh5 Rg8 80. Kh6 1-0 [Event "Reykjavik Open 2015"] [Site "Reykjavik ISL"] [Date "2015.03.18"] [Round "10.1"] [White "L'Ami, Erwin"] [Black "Eljanov, Pavel"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D48"] [WhiteElo "2605"] [BlackElo "2727"] [PlyCount "80"] [EventDate "2015.03.10"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8. Bd3 a6 9. O-O Bb7 10. a4 b4 11. Ne4 Be7 12. b3 c5 13. Nxf6+ Bxf6 14. Bb2 O-O 15. a5 Ra7 16. Ne5 cxd4 17. exd4 Bxe5 18. dxe5 Nc5 19. Bc4 Qg5 20. f3 Rd8 21. Qc1 Qe7 22. Qe3 Bd5 23. Bd4 Rc7 24. Bxc5 Rxc5 25. Bxa6 Rc3 26. Qf2 Rxb3 27. Rfd1 Ra3 28. Bf1 h5 29. a6 h4 30. f4 g6 31. Rac1 Rb8 32. Rd2 b3 33. h3 Ra2 34. Rb1 Rc8 35. Kh2 Rxd2 36. Qxd2 Rc2 37. Qa5 Kg7 38. a7 Ra2 39. Qe1 Rxa7 40. Be2 Ra2 0-1 


  


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