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Press release
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Riviera Hotel Casino Las Vegas
World Chess Federation Candidate Finals Match 2010
18 January 2010

Robert Robey won today to narrow the previous 3-0 deficit against his
opponent Gross to only 3-1 , one draw not counting in the first to 6
wins Candidate Finals Match.

white: Robey (WCF elo 2387)
black: Gross( WCF elo 2403)
Game 5
Opening: Petroff Defense, time control 12 moves per hour

1. e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nf6 3 d4 exd4 4 e5 Ne4 5 Qxd4 d5 6 exd6 en passant
Nxd6 7. Bd3 Nc6 8 Qe3+ Be7 9 a3 0-0 10. 0-0 Bf5 11 Rd1 Bxd3 12 Rxd3
Bf6 13 Nbd2 Re8 14 Qf4 Ne5 15 Nxe5 Bxe5 16 Qf3 Qf6 17 Qxf6 Bxf6 18 Nf3
Re2 19 Rd2 Re7 20 c3 Rae8 21 Kf1 Nc4 22 Rc2 h6 23 Bf4 g5 24 Bg3 c5 25
Re1 Rxe1+ 26 Nxe1 Nxb2?? 27 Rxb2 Rxe1+ 28 Kxe1 Bxc3+ 29 Rd2 (this is
the move Gross overlooked when playing 26...Nxb2??) f5 30 Bb8 a6 31
Ba7 c4 32 Bd4 Rxd2+ 33 Kxd2 Kf7 34 Kc3 b5 35. a4 Ke6 36 axb5 axb5 37
Bg7 h5 38 Kb4 Kd5 39 Kxb5 h4 40 Bf6 g4 41 Bxh4 Kd4 42 Bg5 c3 43 h4
gxh3 en passant 44 gxh3 c2 45 h4 Ke4 46 Bc1 black resigned, 1-0

In the concurrent Riviera Open 12 round game/hour swiss held January
16-18 at the Riviera, that event was won by Stan Vaughan with 10
points (8 wins and 4 half point byes taken- the maximum number of half
point byes allowed)

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On 21 Jan, 05:38, world chess federation
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Press release
For immediate release
Riviera Hotel Casino Las Vegas
World Chess Federation Candidate Finals Match 2010
18 January 2010

Robert Robey won today to narrow the previous 3-0 deficit against his
opponent Gross to only 3-1 , one draw not counting in the first to 6
wins Candidate Finals Match.


Are any other games from any of the events available?
Any news on Gross's first name yet?
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