A kind of normal Ruy Lopez set up. But from this point, Adams followed it up with beautiful middlegame play. It is a very instructional game.

Adams, Mickey (2726) – Koneru, Humpy (2612) [C99]
II Ruy Lopez Masters Merida ESP (2), 06.04.2008

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0–0 Be7 6.Re1 b5 7.Bb3 d6 8.c3 0–0 9.h3 Na5 10.Bc2 c5 11.d4 Qc7 12.Nbd2 Rd8 13.b3 cxd4 14.cxd4 Nc6 15.Bb2 Bb7 16.a3 Bf8 17.b4 Rac8 18.Rc1 Qb8 19.d5 Ne7 20.Nb3 Nd7 21.Na5 Nb6 22.Bb3 h6 23.Qd3 Re8 24.Nh4 Rxc1 25.Bxc1 Bc8 26.Qg3 Kh7 27.Be3 Nd7 28.Nc6 Qc7 29.Nxe7 Bxe7 30.Nf5 Bf8 31.Rc1 Qb8 32.Qf3 Kg8 33.Rc3 Nb6 34.Bxh6 Bxf5 35.Qxf5 g6 36.Qg5 Rc8 37.Rc6 Bxh6 38.Qxh6 Nc4 39.Qc1 Nb6 40.Qe3 Rxc6 41.dxc6 Qc7 42.Bd5 Kg7 43.h4 Na8 44.Qg5 1–0

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