GM Wang (2703) – GM Bu, Xiangzhi (2692) [D12]
1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.c4 c6 4.e3 Bf5 5.Nc3 e6 6.Nh4 Be4 7.f3 Bg6 8.Qb3 Qc7 9.Bd2 Be7 10.Nxg6 hxg6 11.0–0–0 dxc4 12.Bxc4 b5 13.Bd3 a6 14.Ne4 Nbd7 15.Kb1 Rc8 16.Nxf6+ gxf6 17.Qc2 c5 18.dxc5 Qxc5 19.Qxc5 Bxc5 20.h4 0–0 21.Be2 f5 22.h5 Nf6 23.hxg6 fxg6 24.Rc1 Kf7 25.a4 Nd5 26.axb5 axb5 27.Rh7+ Kf6 28.e4 Be3 29.exd5 Bxd2 30.Rc6 Ke5 31.Rxe6+ Kxd5 32.Rxg6 Kc5 33.Rb7 Rb8 34.Rgb6 Rxb7 35.Rxb7 b4 36.Kc2 Be1 37.Kd1 Bg3 38.Rb5+ Kd4 39.Rxb4+ Ke3 40.Ba6 Rd8+ 41.Kc1 Kf2 42.Rb5 f4 43.Bb7 Kxg2 44.Kc2 Be1 45.b4 Rd4 46.Rg5+ Kf2 47.b5 Ba5 48.Bc6 Rd2+ 49.Kb3 Rd4 50.Re5 Rd1 51.Re8 Bb6 52.Re6 Rd3+ 53.Kc2 Rd8 54.Be4 Rb8 55.Kd3 Be3 56.Kc4 Ke2 57.Ra6 Kd2 58.Ra8 Rb6 59.Rd8+ Kc1 60.Bc6 Kb2 61.Ra8 Bg1 62.Kd5 Kb3 63.Kd6 Kb4 64.Kc7 White wins 1–0
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