Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar – Caruana, Fabiano

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[White “Mamedyarov, Shakhriyar”]

[Black “Caruana, Fabiano”]

[Result “1/2-1/2”]

[WhiteTitle “GM”]

[BlackTitle “GM”]

[WhiteElo “2764”]

[BlackElo “2786”]

[ECO “D47”]

[Opening “QGD semi-Slav”]

[Variation “Meran variation”]

[WhiteFideId “13401319”]

[BlackFideId “2020009”]

[EventDate “2012.11.22”]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8. Bd3

Bd6 9. O-O O-O 10. b3 Bb7 11. Bb2 b4 12. Ne4 Nxe4 13. Bxe4 Nf6 14. Bc2 c5 15.

dxc5 Bxc5 16. Ng5 Qxd1 17. Rfxd1 Be7 18. Nxh7 Nxh7 19. Rd7 Bf6 20. Bxf6 Bc8 21.

Bxh7+ Kxh7 22. Rd8 Rxd8 23. Bxd8 a5 24. f3 e5 25. Rc1 Be6 26. Be7 Ra7 27. Bd6 f6

28. Rc6 Bd5 29. Rb6 a4 30. Rxb4 axb3 31. axb3 Ra1+ 32. Kf2 Rb1 33. Rh4+ Kg8 34.

b4 g5 35. Rg4 Be6 36. Rg3 Bc4 37. e4 Rb2+ 38. Kg1 Rb1+ 39. Kf2 Rb2+ 40. Ke1 Kf7

41. Bc5 Be6 42. h3 Bc4 43. h4 gxh4 44. Rg4 Bb5 45. Rxh4 Re2+ 46. Kd1 Rxg2 47. f4

Kg6 48. fxe5 fxe5 49. Rh8 Rg4 50. Rg8+ Kh5 51. Rh8+ Kg6 52. Rg8+ Kh5 53. Rh8+

Kg6 54. Rg8+ 1/2-1/2

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