Li, Chao b (CHN) – Leko, Peter (HUN) – Game 3
1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 g6 7. Ne4 Qb6 8. O-O Bg7 9. Qc2 Bf5 10. d3 Bxe4 11. dxe4 Ndb4 12. Qa4 Qa5 13. Qd1 O-O 14. a3 Na6 15. e5 e6 16. Qc2 Rac8 17. Qe4 c4 18. Bd2 Qb5 19. a4 Qb3 20. Be3 Qb4 21. Rfc1 Na5 22. Bd2 Qb6 23. Bxa5 Qxa5 24. Rxc4 Rxc4 25. Qxc4 Qc7 26. Qxc7 Nxc7 27. Rd1 Nd5 28. e4 Nb4 29. Rd7 a5 30. Rxb7 Nc6 31. Rb5 Rb8 32. Rc5 Rb6 33. Bf1 Bf8 34. Rb5 Rxb5 35. Bxb5 Nb4 36. Nd2 Be7 37. Kf1 Bd8 38. Ke2 Kf8 39. f4 h5 40. Nc4 Ke7 41. Kd2 Bc7 42. Kc3 Bd8 43. Kd4 1-0
The match is aimed to help Leko prepare for the upcoming World Cup at Baku, and the same time control will be used: 90′x40 moves + 30′ + 30″.
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