World Juniors (ch) 2008

So (2577) – Arun Prasad (2492)

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 Nbd7 8. Qf3 Qc7 9. O-O-O b5 10. Bd3 Bb7 11. Rhe1 Qb6

Position after 11…Q(c7)b6

12. Nd5 (12.Nb3 Shirov-Anand, Morelia-Linares 2008) Qxd4 13. Bxf6 gxf6 14. Bxb5 Qc5 15. Nxf6+ Kd8 16. Nxd7 Qxb5 17. Nxf8 Rxf8 18. Qa3 [+/= Nunn (1996)] Ke8 (18…Rc8 Nakamura-Gelfand, Biel 2005) 19. Qxd6 Qc6 20. Qd4 Rc8 21. Rd2 Qc7 22. Re3 Rd8 23. Qa4+ Qc6 24. Rxd8+ Kxd8 25. Rd3+ Ke8 26. Qa5 Ke7 27. Qb4+ Ke8

Position after 27…Ke8

Wesley pondered on his 28th for some time and made his move having twenty minutes left on his clock.

(continued on Wesley’s Games page)

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