GM Shulman (2664) – GM Perelshteyn (2615) [D38]
20.05.2008 – US Championship – Round 8

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 d5 4.Nc3 Bb4 5.cxd5 exd5 6.Bg5 h6 7.Bxf6 Qxf6 8.Qb3 Qd6 9.a3 Bxc3+ 10.Qxc3 c6 11.e3 Bf5 12.Be2 0–0 13.0–0 Nd7 14.b4 Bg4 15.a4 a6 16.h3 Bh5 17.Rfc1 Rfc8 18.b5 c5 19.bxa6 bxa6 20.Qa3 Qf6 21.dxc5 Nxc5 22.Rd1 Ne4 23.Rxd5 Nc3 24.Rxh5 Nxe2+ 25.Kf1 Rc3 26.Qb4 Rxe3 27.fxe3 Ng3+ 28.Kf2 Nxh5 29.Rc1 Re8 30.Qc4 Qg6 31.Qd4 Nf6 32.Kg1 Qe4 33.Re1 Qc2 34.Kh2 Ne4 35.Qd7 Nf6 36.Qd4 Re4 37.Qd8+ Kh7 38.a5 Ra4 39.Rd1 Ra3 40.Rd2 Qc3 41.Qb8 Qxe3 =+ It is not lost but it is extremely uncomfortable for White and he has to work very hard to hang on for 1/2 point.

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