Vietnamese GM Le Quang Liem has been unstoppable so far at Aeroflot. In round 1, he defeated GM Ragger, Markus AUT 2568. In round 2, he defeated GM Bacrot, Etienne FRA 2713. Chinese GM Bu is his latest victim in round 3.
Le Quang Liem (2647) – Bu Xiangzhi (2673) [A33]
Aeroflot Internet Chess Club (3), 11.02.2010
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.Nf3 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nc6 5.Nc3 e6 6.a3 Be7 7.e4 0–0 8.Nf3 b6 9.Be2 Bb7 10.0–0 Rc8 11.Bf4 Na5 12.Nd2 d5 13.cxd5 exd5 14.e5 Ne4 15.Ncxe4 dxe4 16.b4 Bg5 17.Bxg5 Qxg5 18.h4 Qxh4 19.bxa5 Rc6 20.Nxe4 Rh6 21.f3 Bxe4 22.fxe4 Rd8 23.Qb3 Qh2+ 24.Kf2 Qxe5 25.Rad1 Re8 26.axb6 Qxe4 27.Kg1 Qe7 28.Rxf7 Qc5+ 29.Rf2+ Kh8 30.Qb5 Qe3 31.Rd3 White wins 1–0
Click here to replay the game.
Sign up for my free email chess course for Beginners and Club Players. In this free course, I focus on helping beginner chess players see the entire board. You will learn how to attack your opponent from move 1 and create a new threat with every single move! I’ve created this series of lessons designed to help beginner and club level players understand the game at a deeper level so that you can start beating higher rated players immediately. Start getting free tips from me directly to your inbox!
– GM Susan Polgar