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White


Black


 


 


Greg Chamitoff


Earthlings


 1



 


d4


Nf6


2


 


Nf3


d5


3


 


Bf4


c5


4


 


e3


Nc6


5


 


Bb5


Qa5+


6


 


Nc3


Ne4


7


 


Bxc6+


bxc6


8


 


O-O


Nxc3


9


 


Qd2


Ne2+


10


 


Qxe2


Ba6


11


 


Qe1


Qb6


12


 


dxc5


Qxc5


13


 


c4


Bxc4


 14


 


Qc3


Qb6


15


 


Rfe1


e6


16


 


a3


f6


17


 


e4


Bc5


18


 


Be3


Bxe3


19


 


Rxe3


O-O


20


 


b3


Ba6


21


 
b4


e5


22


 


b5


d4


23


 


Qc4+


Kh8


24


 


Rb3


cxb5


25


 


Qb4


Rfc8


26


 


Nd2


Rc2


27


 


a4


Rb8


28


 


Rab1


Qc5


29


 


Qxc5


Rxc5


30


 


axb5


Rcxb5


31


 


Rxb5


Rxb5


32


 


Rxb5


Bxb5


33


 


f3


a5


34


 


Kf2


a4


35


 


Ke1


a3


36


 


Nb3


Bc4


37


 


Na1


Kg8


38


 


Kd2


Kf7


39


 


Kc1


Ke6


40


 


Nc2


a2


41


 


Kb2


d3


42


 


Ne3


d2


43


 


Nd1


Bb3


44


 


Nc3


d1=Q


45


 


Nxd1


Bxd1


46


 


Kxa2







 


White resigns



 


 
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