Final position

The legendary Brazilian GM H. Mecking is playing a match against Israeli GM A. Greenfeld. Here is the first game of their match:

GM Greenfeld (2575) – GM Mecking (2565) [E17]

1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.c4 b6 4.g3 Bb7 5.Bg2 Be7 6.0–0 0–0 7.Re1 d5 8.cxd5 exd5 9.Nc3 Na6 10.Bf4 c5 11.Rc1 Re8 12.dxc5 bxc5 13.Qb3 Qb6 14.Qxb6 axb6 15.Ne5 Bd8 16.Nc4 Re7 17.Nd6 Bc6 18.Red1 Nc7 19.Nc4 Nb5 20.Nxb5 Bxb5 21.Ne3 Bc6 22.b4 c4 23.Nxc4 Rxe2 24.Ne3 Bb7 25.a4 Ra2 26.Nxd5 Nxd5 27.Bxd5 Bxd5 28.Rxd5 R2xa4 29.Re1 Bf6 30.b5 Game drawn ½–½

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