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Great cast of characters, including Nakamura who has begun his game this way [count the Queen moves]

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WGM Vojinovic, Jovana
32:37

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GM Nakamura, Hikaru
44:03
1 d4 f5
2 Bg5 c6
3 e3 Qb6
4 Nd2 Qxb2
5 Rb1 Qc3
6 g4 Qa5
7 gxf5 Qxf5
8 h4 Qa5
9 Nh3 g6
10 Bd3 d6
11 Qf3

game in progress - interestingly Houdini scores black half a point ahead ?!?

Meanwhile Hou hot from Tata Steel where she was thumping 27xx players is only equal against an FM after 20 moves

A bunch of Brits who recently appeared at Hastings are also playing
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Here's the whole game

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WGM Vojinovic, Jovana
00:32

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GM Nakamura, Hikaru
15:00

1 d4 f5
2 Bg5 c6
3 e3 Qb6
4 Nd2 Qxb2
5 Rb1 Qc3
6 g4 Qa5
7 gxf5 Qxf5
8 h4 Qa5
9 Nh3 g6
10 Bd3 d6
11 Qf3 Nd7
12 h5 Ndf6
13 hxg6 hxg6
14 Bxg6+ Kd8
15 Bf4 Kc7
16 Ng5 Rxh1+
17 Qxh1 Bh6
18 Qh4 Bd7
19 Bd3 Nd5
20 Ne6+ Bxe6
21 Bxh6 Nc3
22 Ra1 Qb4
23 Kf1 Nxa2
24 Rd1 Nc3
25 Re1 Nxh6
26 Qxh6 Bd7
27 f3 a5
28 Kf2 a4
29 Qg5 Rh8
30 Qg3 Nd5
31 Rd1 c5
32 Bc4 Nc3
33 Re1 b5
0 - 1
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Another good win for Nakamura with the black bits, Round 5

GM Adhiban, B
47:30

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GM Nakamura, Hikaru
1:05:43
1 d4 d5
2 c4 dxc4
3 e4 b5
4 a4 c6
5 Nc3 a6
6 axb5 cxb5
7 Nxb5 axb5
8 Rxa8 Bb7
9 Ra1 e6
10 Ne2 Bxe4
11 b3 Nc6
12 Nc3 Bb4
13 Bd2 Bxc3
14 Bxc3 b4
15 d5 bxc3
16 dxc6 Qxd1+
17 Kxd1 cxb3
18 c7 Kd7
19 Ra3 b2
20 c8=Q+ Kxc8
21 Rxc3+ Kd7
22 Bd3 b1=Q+
23 Bxb1 Bxb1
24 Rb3 Be4
25 Rb8 g5
26 Ke2 Ke7
27 h4 gxh4
28 Rxh4 Bc6
29 Rc4 Be8
30 Rc7+ Kd6
31 Ra7 Ne7
32 Rd8+ Ke5
33 Rb7 Kf6
34 Rdb8 Ng6
35 Rb6 h5
36 f3 Ba4
37 Rxh8 Nxh8
38 Ke3 Ng6
39 Ra6 Bb3
40 Ra5 Bd5
41 Ra7 e5
42 Ra5 Be6
43 Rb5 h4
44 Rb1 Kg5
45 Rb5 f6
46 Rb7 Nf4
47 Kf2 Nh5
48 Rb6 Bf5
49 Rb8 Bg6
50 Rb4 Nf4
51 Ra4 Bf7
52 Ra7 Kg6
53 Ra1 Bd5
54 Rd1 Kg5
55 Rd2 f5
0 - 1
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sun Feb 1, nice attacking game from the IM

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IM Trent, Lawrence
07:42

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GM Anton Guijarro, David
15:52

1 d4 f5
2 e4 fxe4
3 Nc3 Nf6
4 Bg5 g6
5 h4 d5
6 h5 Bf5
7 Bxf6 exf6
8 g4 Be6
9 hxg6 Qd7
10 g5 fxg5
11 Qh5 Qg7
12 Qxg5 c6
13 Nge2 hxg6
14 Nf4 Rxh1
15 Nxe6 Qh6
16 Qd8+ Kf7
17 Ng5+ Kg8
18 Qf6 Na6
19 Qe6+ Kg7
20 Qe5+ Kg8
21 Qe6+ Kg7
22 Qe5+ Kg8
23 Qe6+
½ - ½
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Very cool play under pressure by Yifan scores another point against yet another male GM

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GM Hou, Yifan
46:46

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GM Mareco, Sandro
07:02
1 e4 c5
2 Nf3 d6
3 d4 cxd4
4 Nxd4 Nf6
5 Nc3 a6
6 Be3 e5
7 Nb3 Be6
8 Qd2 Be7
9 O-O-O Nbd7
10 f4 b5
11 f5 Bc4
12 Kb1 Rb8
13 g4 Nxg4
14 Rg1 Nxe3
15 Qxe3 Bxf1
16 Rdxf1 Bf6
17 Rd1 Nb6
18 Qd3 Ke7
19 a3 Re8
20 Nc1 Qd7
21 N1a2 a5
22 Qxb5 Qxb5
23 Nxb5 Rec8
24 Nac3 Na4
25 Rd3 Nxc3+
26 Nxc3 Kd7
27 b3 Rc6
28 Kb2 Rbc8
29 Rg2 h6
30 Nd5 Bg5
31 a4 Ke8
32 c3 Kf8
33 b4 axb4
34 cxb4 Rc4
35 Re2 Rd4
36 Rxd4 exd4
37 Rc2 Ra8
38 a5 d3
39 Rc3 d2
40 Kc2 g6
41 f6 h5
42 a6
1 - 0


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Dennis Wagner gets another GM scalp

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IM Wagner, Dennis
23:16

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GM Bologan, Viktor
05:30
1 d4 d6
2 Nf3 g6
3 c4 f5
4 g3 Nf6
5 Bg2 Bg7
6 b3 O-O
7 Bb2 Qe8
8 O-O h6
9 Nbd2 g5
10 e3 a5
11 Bc3 c6
12 Ne1 Be6
13 Nd3 Nbd7
14 Qe2 Qg6
15 f3 d5
16 e4 fxe4
17 fxe4 Bg4
18 Qe3 dxe4
19 Nxe4 Bf5
20 Nxf6+ exf6
21 Nf2 h5
22 d5 c5
23 d6 Rae8
24 Qf3 b6
25 Rae1 g4
26 Qd5+ Kh8
27 Re7 Ne5
28 Qb7 h4
29 Bxe5 fxe5
30 Rxe8 Rxe8
31 Qxb6 hxg3
32 hxg3 e4
33 d7 e3
34 Qxg6 exf2+
35 Rxf2 Bxg6
36 dxe8=Q+ Bxe8
37 Re2 Bh5
38 Bd5 Bd4+
39 Kg2 Kg7
1 - 0
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game in progress [ in case i don't have time to post result, but Nakamura has now won a pawn against Topalov and is going to wind up with a couple of connected q side passers

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GM Nakamura, Hikaru
42:41

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GM Topalov, Veselin
08:45
2
1 e4 c5
2 Nf3 d6
3 Bb5+ Nd7
4 a4 Ngf6
5 Nc3 e6
6 d4 cxd4
7 Qxd4 a6
8 Be2 b6
9 O-O Bb7
10 Rd1 Qc7
11 Bg5 Be7
12 Nd2 h6
13 Bh4 Ne5
14 Nf1 Rd8
15 Bg3 O-O
16 Ne3 Rc8
17 Kh1 Rfd8
18 f3 Nh5
19 Bf2 Nf4
20 Bf1 Nfg6
21 Qd2 Bg5
22 Qe1 Nf4
23 Bg3 Nh5
24 Bf2 Qe7
25 Ra3 Nf4
26 Rb3 Rc6
27 Ne2 Nxe2
28 Bxe2 Rdc8
29 c3 Nd7
30 Nc2 d5
31 Nb4 Rc5
32 exd5 Ra5
33 Nc6 Bxc6
34 dxc6 Rxc6
35 Rb4 Bf6
36 Qf1 Rd6
37 Rxd6 Qxd6
38 Bxa6 Nc5
39 Bb5 Qd2
40 Bg1 Ra8
41 Bc6 Rc8
42 Rxb6 Bd8
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On Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 1:12:57 PM UTC-5, Phil Innes wrote:
game in progress [ in case i don't have time to post result, but Nakamura has now won a pawn against Topalov and is going to wind up with a couple of connected q side passers


all the moves, nice game by Nakamura who's queen simp-ly played full back the whole game


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GM Nakamura, Hikaru
11:37

0
GM Topalov, Veselin
13:36
1 e4 c5
2 Nf3 d6
3 Bb5+ Nd7
4 a4 Ngf6
5 Nc3 e6
6 d4 cxd4
7 Qxd4 a6
8 Be2 b6
9 O-O Bb7
10 Rd1 Qc7
11 Bg5 Be7
12 Nd2 h6
13 Bh4 Ne5
14 Nf1 Rd8
15 Bg3 O-O
16 Ne3 Rc8
17 Kh1 Rfd8
18 f3 Nh5
19 Bf2 Nf4
20 Bf1 Nfg6
21 Qd2 Bg5
22 Qe1 Nf4
23 Bg3 Nh5
24 Bf2 Qe7
25 Ra3 Nf4
26 Rb3 Rc6
27 Ne2 Nxe2
28 Bxe2 Rdc8
29 c3 Nd7
30 Nc2 d5
31 Nb4 Rc5
32 exd5 Ra5
33 Nc6 Bxc6
34 dxc6 Rxc6
35 Rb4 Bf6
36 Qf1 Rd6
37 Rxd6 Qxd6
38 Bxa6 Nc5
39 Bb5 Qd2
40 Bg1 Ra8
41 Bc6 Rc8
42 Rxb6 Bd8
43 Rb5 Rxc6
44 Bxc5 Bc7
45 a5 Qc2
46 f4 f6
47 h3 Kh7
48 f5 exf5
49 Bg1 Be5
50 a6
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Yes a good win for Nakamura . He will play David Howell who beat Wie Yi today.
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