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1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 dxc4 7. e4 g5 8. Bg3 b5 9. Be2 Bb7 10. Qc2 Nbd7 11. Rd1 Nh5 12. d5 Nxg3 13. hxg3 Qb6 14. dxe6 fxe6 15. Nxg5 Bc5 16. Bh5+ Ke7 17. Nxe6 Ne5 18. Nxc5 Qxc5 19. Be2 Raf8 20. O-O Rhg8 21. b4 Qxb4 22. Qd2 Qc5 23. Qxh6 Bc8 24. Qh4+ Ke6 25. Qh6+ Ke7 26. Qh5 Kf6 27. Qh4+ Ke6 28. Nd5 cxd5 29. Rxd5 Qb6 30. Qh5 Qb8 31. Rfd1 Rf6 32. Rxe5+ Qxe5 33. Bg4+ Rxg4 34. Qe8# 1-0.

Navara-Moiseenko, Mulhouse, France, May 2011

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e5 5. Nb5 d6 6. c4 Be7 7. N1c3 a6 8. Na3 Be6 9. Be2 Bg5 10. O-O Bxc1 11. Rxc1 Nf6 12. Nc2 O-O 13. Qd3 Qb6 14. b3 Nb4 15. Qe3 Qxe3 16. Nxe3 Nc6 17. Nc2 Rfd8 18. Rfd1 Kf8 19. g3 Rac8 20. f4 g6 21. Bf3 h5 22. Rd2 b5 23. cxb5 Na7 24. fxe5 Rxc3 25. exf6 Rxf3 26. Nd4 Re3 27. b6 Rd7 28. Rdc2 Ke8 29. Nxe6 fxe6 30. Rc7 Rxc7 31. Rxc7 1-0.

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David R. Sands

David R. Sands

Raised in Northern Virginia, David R. Sands received an undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He worked as a reporter for several Washington-area business publications before joining The Washington Times.

At The Times, Mr. Sands has covered numerous beats, including international trade, banking, politics ...

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