Le Quang Liem Wins 2019 World Open

Le Quang Liem Wins 2019 World Open

Before they squared off in an Armageddon game to determine who would take the championship title for the 2019 World Open, GMs Le Quang Liem and Jeffrey Xiong bantered about different moves they could have played against each other earlier in the day.

Le Quang Liem

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[Event “47th Annual World Open”]
[Site “?”]
[Date “2019.07.06”]
[Round “7.1”]
[White “Le, Quang Liem”]
[Black “Nyzhnyk, Illia”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C42”]
[WhiteElo “2713”]
[BlackElo “2657”]
[PlyCount “107”]
[EventDate “2019.??.??”]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Bd6 7. O-O O-O 8. c4
c6 9. Nc3 Nxc3 10. bxc3 dxc4 11. Bxc4 Bf5 12. Re1 Nd7 13. Bg5 Qa5 14. Nh4 Nb6
15. Bb3 Be6 16. Bd2 Bc4 17. Qg4 g6 18. Nf3 Qd5 19. Bh6 Rfe8 20. Nd2 Bxb3 21.
axb3 f5 22. Qh4 Rxe1+ 23. Rxe1 Qf7 24. c4 Re8 25. Rxe8+ Qxe8 26. Bf4 Be7 27.
Qg3 Nd7 28. Qe3 Kf7 29. Nf3 Bf6 30. Be5 Qe7 31. h3 c5 32. Qh6 Nxe5 33. dxe5
Bxe5 34. Qxh7+ Bg7 35. h4 Qf6 36. h5 gxh5 37. Qxh5+ Qg6 38. Qh2 Qf6 39. Qb8 Qb6
40. Qf4 Qf6 41. g3 b6 42. Nh4 Ke6 43. Qc7 Qe5 44. Qc6+ Kf7 45. Qg6+ Kf8 46.
Qxf5+ Qxf5 47. Nxf5 Bf6 48. Kg2 a6 49. Kf3 Kf7 50. Ke4 Ke6 51. f4 b5 52. Ne3
Bd4 53. Nd5 Kd6 54. g4 1-0