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Sevian-Shabalov, U.S. Men’s Championship, St. Louis, May 2013

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 e6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 d6 6. Be2 Nf6 7. O-O Be7 8. Kh1 O-O 9. Be3 e5 10. Nb3 Be6 11. Bf3 a5 12. Nd5 a4 13. Nd2 Bxd5 14. exd5 Nb4 15. c4 Nd7 16. Be2 f5 17. Nb1 e4 18. Nc3 Ne5 19. Bd4 Bf6 20. Nxa4 Nbd3 21. c5 Ng4 22. Bxf6 Ngxf2+ 23. Kg1 Qxf6 24. Rxf2 Nxf2 25. Kxf2 f4 26. Nc3 Rae8 27. Bg4 Re5 28. Be6+ Kh8 29. Qd4 f3 30. Nxe4 Qh4+ 31. Ke3 fxg2 32. cxd6 Rf1 33. Rxf1 gxf1=Q 34. Qxe5 Qhe1+ 35. Kd4 Qb4+ 36. Ke3 Qb6+ 37. Kd2 Qg2+ 38. Kd3 Qf3+ 39. Kc2 Qe2+ 40. Nd2 Qxe5 White resigns.

Belous-Eliseev, Russian Junior Championship, Sochi, Russia, April 2013

1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e4 e5 4. Nf3 exd4 5. Bxc4 Nc6 6. O-O Be6 7. Nbd2 Qf6 8. Bd3 O-O-O 9. Qa4 g5 10. e5 Qe7 11. Bb5 Bd5 12. Bxc6 Bxc6 13. Qxa7 b6 14. Nc4
Qc5 15. Bxg5 f6 16. Rfc1 fxg5 17. b4 Qd5 18. b5 Qxb5 19. Rab1 Qc5 20. Qa6+ Kd7 21. Nxb6+ cxb6 22. e6+ Kxe6 23. Qe2+ Kd7 24. Ne5+ Kc7 25. Nxc6 d3 26. Qf3 g4 27. Qxg4 Kxc6 28. Qe4+ Rd5 29. Qe6+ Bd6 30. Qc8+ Bc7 31. Qe6+ Bd6 32. Qc8+ Bc7 33. Rxc5+ bxc5 34. Qa8+ Kd6 35. Qf8+ Kc6 36. Qe8+ Rd7 37. Rd1 c4 38. Qe6+ Rd6 39. Qxc4+ Kd7 40. Qg4+ Black resigns.

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