Fabiano Caruana has won his first two games at the European Team Championship. In the first game, he defeated GM Cheparinov. Today, he defeated GM Smeets.

Smeets, J (2642) – Caruana, F (2662) [C11]
Novi Sad SRB, 23.10.2009

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 dxe4 5.Nxe4 Nbd7 6.Nf3 h6 7.Nxf6+ Nxf6 8.Be3 Nd5 9.Bd3 Nxe3 10.fxe3 Bd6 11.e4 c5 12.e5 Be7 13.Qe2 Bd7 14.0–0–0 Qc7 15.Bb5 0–0–0 16.Bxd7+ Rxd7 17.dxc5 Rxd1+ 18.Rxd1 Qxc5 19.Rd3 Kb8 20.Qe4 Rd8 21.Rxd8+ Bxd8 22.Qh7 Qf8 23.Qe4 Bc7 24.c3 a6 25.Qd4 f6 26.exf6 gxf6 27.Qd7 e5 28.Qe6 h5 29.Kc2 Qg7 30.g3 Qg6+ 31.Kb3 Qd3 32.Qxf6 Qd1+ 33.Kc4 Qa4+ 34.b4 Qxa2+ 35.Kd3 Qb1+ 36.Kd2 e4 37.Ng5 Qd3+ 38.Ke1 Qe3+ 39.Kf1 Qc1+ 40.Ke2 Qc2+ 41.Kf1 e3 0–1

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