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Gadir Guseinov vs Wesley So
World Cup (2009) (rapid), Khanty-Mansiysk RUS, rd 1, Nov-23
French Defense: Tarrasch. Closed Variation (C05)  ·  0-1



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Nov-23-09  Robotnik: GM So demonstrates the strength of the pair of bishops! Very well done!! This is a remarkable sign of his attacking style!!
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  kdogphs: GM So is without a doubt the future of chess.
Nov-23-09  Shams: <GM So is without a doubt the future of chess.> Let's not get carried away here. The lad won a nice game.
Nov-23-09  parisattack: <Shams: <GM So is without a doubt the future of chess.> Let's not get carried away here. The lad won a nice game.>

It's fun to get caried away! Especially by a player with so much potential, nice old-fashioned take-it-to-'em style, breath some new life into classical chess.

I also think the Chinese lad Ding Liren is a comer.

Very sweet game, this one.

Nov-23-09  spawn2: Definitely, GM Wes is one of the future of Chess. Look at the way he throws everything including the kitchen sink at Gadir's direction. Such exciting chess will always be good to promote the game..
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  HeMateMe: This wasn't just a so-so-game! Nice how he pushed the kingside pawns to fix whites rooks on bad, defensive squares.
Nov-24-09  kingfu: I think white could have done better with 14 Nc6+. That would have gained the bishop pair for white!
Nov-28-09  johnde: Proud to be Pinoy!!!

Nice one again Wesley!



Dec-03-09  kingfu: My bad. I thought Wesley was Chinese because of his last name. He is Pilipino and King of the Pinoy! I will punish myself with an extra helping of lumpia!

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