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Smeets, J (2657) – Caruana, F (2675) [B41]
Corus A (9), 26.01.2010

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6 5.c4 Nf6 6.Nc3 Bb4 7.Qd3 0–0 8.e5 Ne8 9.a3 Ba5 10.Be2 Bc7 11.Bf4 d6 12.exd6 Bxd6 13.Bxd6 Qxd6 14.Qe3 Qc7 15.0–0 b6 16.Rfd1 Bb7 17.Qg3 Qe7 18.Na4 Nd7 19.Bf3 Bxf3 20.Qxf3 Nef6 21.Nc6 Qe8 22.Rd6 Rc8 23.Rad1 Nb8 24.Nxb8 Qxa4 25.Nc6 Rc7 26.Ne5 b5 27.Rd8 bxc4 28.Ng4 Ne8 29.Qg3 Rc8 30.h3 h5 31.Ne5 Nf6 32.R8d4 Qc2 33.R4d2 Qf5 34.Qe3 Nd5 35.Qd4 c3 36.bxc3 Rxc3 37.a4 Rfc8 38.Re1 Nf4 39.Qe4 Qg5 40.Rd7 Nxh3+ 41.Kf1 f5 42.Qb7 Nf4 43.g3 Nd5 44.Qxa6 Qf6 45.Qe2 Rc1 46.Rxc1 Rxc1+ 47.Kg2 Qg5 48.Nd3 Kh7 49.Rxd5 exd5 50.f4 Rg1+ 51.Kxg1 Qxg3+ 52.Kf1 Qh3+ 53.Kf2 Qh2+ 54.Ke3 Qg1+ 55.Kd2 Kh6 56.Qe6+ g6 57.Qe5 Kh7 58.Qe7+ Kg8 59.Qd8+ Kh7 60.Qc7+ Kh6 61.Qc8 Kh7 62.a5 h4 63.Qd7+ Kh6 64.a6 h3 65.Qd8 Qa1 66.Qh4+ Kg7 67.Qe7+ Kh6 68.Qg5+ Kg7 69.Qe7+ Kh6 70.a7 Qa2+ 71.Ke3 h2 72.Qh4+ Kg7 73.Qe7+ Kh6 74.Nf2 Qb3+ 75.Ke2 Qc4+ 76.Kf3 Qf1 77.Qh4+ White wins 1–0
 
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van Wely, L (2641) – Leko, P (2739) [A05]
Corus A (9), 26.01.2010

1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c5 4.g3 b6 5.Bg2 Bb7 6.0–0 Be7 7.d4 cxd4 8.Qxd4 d6 9.Bg5 a6 10.Bxf6 Bxf6 11.Qf4 Bxf3 12.exf3 Ra7 13.Rfd1 Rd7 14.Ne4 Be7 15.Qe3 0–0 16.f4 g6 17.Rac1 b5 18.b3 bxc4 19.bxc4 Nc6 20.h4 h5 21.Rb1 Na5 22.Qe2 Rc7 23.Rd4 Rxc4 24.Rxc4 Nxc4 25.Qxc4 d5 26.Qxa6 dxe4 27.Bxe4 Qd2 28.Kf1 Rd8 29.Qe2 Ba3 30.Rb7 Bc5 31.Rb2 Qd4 32.Rc2 Ba3 33.Kg2 Rd6 34.Rc4 Qb2 35.Qe3 Ra6 36.f5 exf5 37.Bd5 Qb8 38.Qc3 Bb2 39.Rc8+ Kh7 40.Qc4 Qd6 41.Bb7 Rb6 42.Qxf7+ Bg7 43.Rc7 Qf6 44.Qxf6 Rxf6 45.a4 f4 46.a5 fxg3 47.fxg3 Rf5 48.a6 Ra5 49.Rd7 Ra3 50.Re7 Ra2+ 51.Kh3 Kh6 52.Re6 Bd4 53.Bd5 Ra3 54.Be4 Kg7 55.Rxg6+ Kf7 56.Rg5 Rxa6 57.Rxh5 Ra3 58.Kg4 Bc3 59.Rb5 Kf6 60.Bc2 Be5 61.Bb3 Ra1 62.Rb6+ Kg7 63.Re6 Bf6 64.h5 Ra5 65.h6+ Kg6 66.Bc2+ Kf7 67.Rc6 Rg5+ 68.Kf4 Rh5 69.h7 Be5+ 70.Kg4 Rh2 71.Rc8 Bb2 72.Bf5 Bd4 73.Kf4 Bb2 74.g4 Rh1 75.Rc7+ Kf8 76.g5 Rf1+ 77.Kg4 Re1 78.Kh5 Re7 79.Rc2 Be5 80.Bg6 White wins 1–0
 
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