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Rakhmanov-Shabalov, 4th Continental Class Championships, October 2013

1. c4 g6 2. g3 Bg7 3. Bg2 f5 4. h4 Nf6 5. h5 Nxh5 6. e4 fxe4 7. Rxh5 gxh5 8. Qxh5+ Kf8 9. Nh3 Qe8 10. Qh4 Nc6 11. Nc3 d6 12. Nd5 Bxh3 13. Qxh3 Nd4 14. Bxe4 c6 15. Nf4 e5 16. Ne2 Qe6 17. Qh4 d5 18. Bg2 Nc2+ 19. Kd1 Nxa1 20. cxd5 cxd5 White resigns.

Shabalov-Lenderman, 4th Continental Class Championships, October 2013

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nc3 e6 5. g4 Bg6 6. Nge2 c5 7. h4 h5 8. Nf4 Bh7 9. Nxh5 Nc6 10. dxc5 Bxc5 11. Bg2 Nd4 12. Bg5 Nxc2+ 13. Kf1 Qb6 14. Rc1 Qxb2 15. Rh3 Rc8 16. Nxg7+ Kf8 17. Nf5 Na3 18. Ne4 Qb5+ 19. Kg1 dxe4 20. Rxc5 Rxc5 21. Rc3 Rxc3 22. Qd6+ Ne7 23. Bh6+ Black resigns.

Rakhmanov-Smith, 4th Continental Class Championships, October 2013

1. b3 e5 2. Bb2 Nc6 3. e3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Bd6 5. Na3 Na5 6. Be2 a6 7. c4 O-O 8. Nc2 Nc6 9. d3 Re8 10. g4 Kh8 11. h4 Bf8 12. g5 Ng8 13. e4 d6 14. f4 exf4 15. Qd2 f5 16. gxf6 Nxf6 17. Qxf4 Ne5 18. Nf3 Nfg4 19. Nxe5 dxe5 20. Qg3 h5 21. Ne3 Bb4+ 22. Kd1 b5 23. Kc2 bxc4 24. Nxc4 Bd6 25. Ne3 Nf6 26. Rhg1 Qe7 27. Raf1 a5 28. Qg6 Bh3 29. Nd5 Nxd5 30. Rf7 Nb4+ 31. Kb1 Qxf7 32. Qxf7 Re7 33. Qxh5+ Kg8 34. d4 Be6 35. d5 Bd7 36. Qg5 Rf8 and Black resigns.

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