After defeating super GM Akopian (2700) in the first round of the Gibraltar tournament, Irina took out Korchnoi in round 8! Great job! I understand that it may not be the prettiest win but a win is a win 🙂

Korchnoi, Viktor 2629 – Krush, Irina 2449

1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.a3 d5 5.cxd5 Nxd5 6.Qc2 Be7 7.e3 O-O 8.Be2 Be6 9.O-O f5 10.d3 Qe8 11.Nxd5 Bxd5 12.b4 a6 13.Bb2 Qg6 14.Rac1 Kh8 15.g3 Bf6 16.Nd2 e4 17.Bxf6 Rxf6 18.dxe4 fxe4 19.Qb2 Be6 20.f4 exf3 21.Bxf3 Bh3 22.Be4 Rxf1 23.Rxf1 Qe6 24.Rf4 Rd8 25.Qc3 Kg8 26.Qc5 g6 27.Rf2 0-1

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