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Anastasian-Yermolinsky, Pavlodar, Russia, 1987

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e5 3. dxe5 Ng4 4. Nf3 Bc5 5. e3 Nc6 6. b3 Ngxe5 7. Nxe5 Nxe5 8. Bb2 d6 9. Be2 Qg5 10. O-O Bh3 11. Bf3 O-O-O 12. Nc3 h5 13. Kh1 Bg4 14. Be2 Qh4 15. Qe1 Bxe2 16. Qxe2 Rde8 17. Na4 Ng4 18. h3 Rxe3 White resigns.

Shvedchikov-Yermolinsky, Odessa, 1981

1. c4 g6 2. Nc3 Bg7 3. d4 Nf6 4. e4 d6 5. f3 O-O 6. Be3 a6 7. Bd3 c5 8. d5 e6 9. Nge2 exd5 10. exd5 Nbd7 11. b3 Ne5 12. Bc2 b5 13. cxb5 axb5 14. Nxb5 Qe8 15. Nc7 Nxf3+ 16. gxf3 Qxe3 17. Nxa8 Ne4 18. Qd3 Bc3+ White resigns.

Meier-Vachier-Lagrave, 6th Spice Cup, October 2012

1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nc3 e5 4. e3 Nf6 5. Be2 d5 6. d4 cxd4 7. exd4 e4 8. Ne5 dxc4 9. Qa4 Be7 10. Nxc6 bxc6 11. Qxc6+ Bd7 12. Qxc4 Rb8 13. O-O O-O 14. a3 Qb6 15. Rd1 Rfc8 16. Qa6 Qd8 17. d5 Bc5 18. Bg5 Rb6 19. Qa5 Bxf2+ 20. Kf1 e3 21. Ne4 Rc2 22. Nxf2 Rxe2 23. Nd3 Rxg2 24. Bxe3 Bh3 25. Nf4 Ng4 26. Bxb6 Nxh2+ 27. Ke1 Qh4+ White resigns.

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