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So's failures
Compiled by Nina Myers
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Event "College Final Four 2014"
Site "New York USA"
Date "2014.04.05"
Round "2.2"
White "So, Wesley"
Black "Akshayraj, Kore"
Result "0-1"
ECO "D94"
WhiteElo "2738"
BlackElo "2486"
PlyCount "46"
EventDate "2014.04.05"
WhiteTeam "Webster University"
BlackTeam "University of Maryland"

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. e3 O-O 6. Bd2 Be6 7. Qb3 dxc4 8. Qxb7 Nbd7 9. Ng5 Bf5 10. e4 e5 11. exf5 exd4 12. fxg6 dxc3 13. gxf7+ Rxf7 14. bxc3 Rb8 15. Qc6 Qe7+ 16. Be2 Ne5 17. Qe6 h6 18. Qxe7 Rxe7 19. O-O-O hxg5 20. Bxg5 Re6 21. Rd4 Nd3+ 22. Bxd3 cxd3 23. Rxd3 Reb6 0-1

Fidel Corrales - Wesley So (2014 Bill Wright Saint Louis Open (Round 3)

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. exd5 exd5 5. Bd3 Nf6 6. Ne2 O-O 7. O-O Bg4 8. f3 Bh5 9. Nf4 Bg6 10. Nxg6 hxg6 11. Ne2 Nbd7 12. g4 Bd6 13. Kg2 Re8 14. h4 c5 15. c3 Qc7 16. Rf2 Nf8 17. Bg5 c4 18. Bc2 Ne6 19. Qd2 Qe7 20. Ba4 Reb8 21. Rh1 b5 22. Bc2 Re8 23. Bxf6 Qxf6 24. f4 Rab8 25. g5 Qe7 26. Kf1 b4 27. h5 gxh5 28. Rxh5 g6 29. Rh6 Kg7 30. Qe3 Nxg5 31. Qxe7 Bxe7 32. fxg5 Bxg5 33. Rh3 bxc3 34. bxc3 Rb2 35. Ba4 Re6 36. Bd7 Ra6 37. Be8 f5 38. Rg2 Bd2 39. a4 Rb1+ 40. Kf2 Be1+ 41. Kf3 Rb3 42. Rgh2 Bxc3 43. Rh7+ Kf8 44. Bb5 Re6 45. Nxc3 Rxc3+ 46. Kf4 Rd3 47. Rh8+ 1-0

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soûl comme une bourrique
Negi vs So, 2003 
(B33) Sicilian, 34 moves, 1-0

Good things come to those who wait.
Swiercz vs So, 2003 
(B33) Sicilian, 73 moves, 1-0

It fails so good.
So vs N Galopoulos, 2003
(C00) French Defense, 53 moves, 0-1

So dumbfounded
Ding Liren vs So, 2004 
(A04) Reti Opening, 23 moves, 1-0

So = Failure
S Sjugirov vs So, 2005 
(B30) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

Rien ne sort de rien.
So vs Li Shilong, 2008 
(C18) French, Winawer, 49 moves, 0-1

So he's chicken wryly!
So vs Le Quang Liem, 2009 
(B52) Sicilian, Canal-Sokolsky (Rossolimo) Attack, 34 moves, 0-1

typically So
P Ponkratov vs So, 2009 
(B33) Sicilian, 33 moves, 1-0

no match
G Guseinov vs So, 2009 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 44 moves, 1-0

C'est en forgeant que l'on devient forgeron
So vs Yu Shaoteng, 2009 
(B18) Caro-Kann, Classical, 43 moves, 0-1

So is Failippeeno
J L Hammer vs So, 2009 
(D17) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 43 moves, 1-0

It fails so good.
So vs J C Sadorra, 2008 
(B40) Sicilian, 27 moves, 0-1

blunderdome
So vs Holzke, 2009 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 0-1

body-cavity sealing
So vs E Safarli, 2009 
(C86) Ruy Lopez, Worrall Attack, 26 moves, 0-1

lack of education
G Sargissian vs So, 2006 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 61 moves, 1-0

Lack of form - So much for that
A Braun vs So, 2008 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 39 moves, 1-0

lack of imagination
A Gupta vs So, 2006 
(E12) Queen's Indian, 42 moves, 1-0

lack of thought
M Gagunashvili vs So, 2008 
(E15) Queen's Indian, 75 moves, 1-0

So lows
So vs J P Gomez, 2008 
(C11) French, 31 moves, 0-1

So much great
So vs S Megaranto, 2008 
(B00) Uncommon King's Pawn Opening, 32 moves, 0-1

So damp squib
V Malakhov vs So, 2009 
(A04) Reti Opening, 55 moves, 1-0

So to speak
V Malakhov vs So, 2009 
(D12) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 32 moves, 1-0

How So?
Wang Hao vs So, 2007 
(A04) Reti Opening, 68 moves, 1-0

fo shizzle
A Rosell vs So, 2004 
(A80) Dutch, 43 moves, 1-0

Pain don't hurt.
So vs V Sareen, 2006 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 55 moves, 0-1

Dude what's wrong with So?
So vs L Vajda, 2006 
(B09) Pirc, Austrian Attack, 59 moves, 0-1

basically amazing
So vs A Adly, 2007 
(B93) Sicilian, Najdorf, 6.f4, 79 moves, 0-1

So you mad
So vs V Malakhov, 2009 
(D15) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 60 moves, 0-1

So bad it's good
E Ghaem Maghami vs So, 2007 
(E06) Catalan, Closed, 5.Nf3, 56 moves, 1-0

so desu ka
K S Yap vs So, 2007 
(B33) Sicilian, 41 moves, 1-0

So F5
G Rohit vs So, 2007 
(B40) Sicilian, 41 moves, 1-0

So far gone
Zhang Pengxiang vs So, 2007 
(B33) Sicilian, 46 moves, 1-0

So it goes
So vs A Gupta, 2007 
(B67) Sicilian, Richter-Rauzer Attack, 7...a6 Defense, 8...Bd7, 38 moves, 0-1

E P I C F A I L U R E ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
So vs Giri, 2010 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 36 moves, 0-1

I'll be a monkey's uncle.
Ngoc Truongson Nguyen vs So, 2010 
(A07) King's Indian Attack, 40 moves, 1-0

It fails so good.
Caruana vs So, 2010 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 49 moves, 1-0

Biel 2010 failure
Giri vs So, 2010 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 44 moves, 1-0

Declining 'stars'
Ljubojevic vs So, 2010 
(A15) English, 32 moves, 1-0

Advantage Mohammad
S Mohammad vs So, 2010 
(E98) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 9.Ne1, 40 moves, 1-0

That's a real pleasure.
Onischuk vs So, 2010 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 32 moves, 1-0

This is where the fun starts.
So vs Ni Hua, 2010 
(D10) Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, 74 moves, 0-1

So long
So vs G Meier, 2010 
(C07) French, Tarrasch, 60 moves, 0-1

so you think you know
Harikrishna vs So, 2010 
(D74) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.cd Nxd5, 7.O-O, 31 moves, 1-0

So-called style
Sasikiran vs So, 2010 
(A48) King's Indian, 44 moves, 1-0

So here is a nasty piece of chess work
So vs A Shomoev, 2011 
(E92) King's Indian, 34 moves, 0-1

a remarkable improvement
So vs Li Chao, 2011 
(D72) Neo-Grunfeld, 5.cd, Main line, 34 moves, 0-1

So that is some progress at least.
McShane vs So, 2011 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

abysmal, as was expected
B Adhiban vs So, 2011 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 52 moves, 1-0

She's the limit.
So vs A Picana, 2011 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 25 moves, 0-1

So you got a slap in the face
V Laznicka vs So, 2011 
(E32) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 39 moves, 1-0

So somewhat perplexed
Negi vs So, 2011 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 27 moves, 1-0

return air ticket to Faillipeens
Karjakin vs So, 2011 
(B12) Caro-Kann Defense, 38 moves, 1-0

So mated
So vs N Grandelius, 2011 
(E34) Nimzo-Indian, Classical, Noa Variation, 31 moves, 0-1

# 54 - lastest gem
Naiditsch vs So, 2012 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 54 moves, 1-0

# 55 - spicy defeat
So vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2012 
(D81) Grunfeld, Russian Variation, 53 moves, 0-1

# 56 - We must allow for his youth.
Tomashevsky vs So, 2013 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 51 moves, 1-0

# 57 - A satisfactory start into 2014
Aronian vs So, 2014 
(A15) English, 36 moves, 1-0

# 58 - So shattering
L Dominguez vs So, 2014 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 21 moves, 1-0

# 59 - 2015 - a so promising start
Giri vs So, 2015 
(A13) English, 111 moves, 1-0

# 60 - The waiting came to an end
So vs S Sevian, 2015 
(D45) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 41 moves, 0-1

# 61 - You're So funny
Robson vs So, 2015 
(C67) Ruy Lopez, 42 moves, 1-0

# 62 - So you just can't get holt of him.
C Holt vs So, 2015 
(D97) Grunfeld, Russian, 35 moves, 1-0

# 63, and counting ...
So vs V Akobian, 2015 
(D32) Queen's Gambit Declined, Tarrasch, 6 moves, 0-1

# 64 - So the old tiger still bites!
Anand vs So, 2015 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 45 moves, 1-0

# 65 - So, who's your daddy?
Caruana vs So, 2015 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 51 moves, 1-0

# 66 - So sad /sarc
So vs Fedorchuk, 2015 
(A27) English, Three Knights System, 31 moves, 0-1

# 67 - garnishee order nisi against So
Nisipeanu vs So, 2015 
(B23) Sicilian, Closed, 28 moves, 1-0

# 68 u iz so funny
So vs Naiditsch, 2015 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 36 moves, 0-1

# 69 played like a 5yo
So vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2015 
(A15) English, 35 moves, 0-1

# 70 - soapy
So vs Aronian, 2015 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 28 moves, 0-1

# 71 pampered goldfish hides prep
Carlsen vs So, 2015 
(B90) Sicilian, Najdorf, 56 moves, 1-0

# 72 don't mess with Naka
So vs Nakamura, 2015 
(E99) King's Indian, Orthodox, Taimanov, 39 moves, 0-1

# 73 bye bye Baku
So vs Vachier-Lagrave, 2015 
(A33) English, Symmetrical, 68 moves, 0-1

# 74 So worth a million
So vs V Durarbayli, 2015 
(A15) English, 68 moves, 0-1

# 75 So's cookie-qatar approach
Yu Yangyi vs So, 2015 
(E21) Nimzo-Indian, Three Knights, 77 moves, 1-0

# 76 So out-millionaired
Nakamura vs So, 2015 
(A18) English, Mikenas-Carls, 37 moves, 1-0

# 77 So dinged
Ding Liren vs So, 2016 
(D43) Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, 38 moves, 1-0

# 78 So pampered goldfish
Carlsen vs So, 2016 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

#79 So u blundered ur queen
So vs Carlsen, 2017 
(E11) Bogo-Indian Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

#80 So outplayed
Mamedyarov vs So, 2017 
(E20) Nimzo-Indian, 75 moves, 1-0

#81 The So Stopper that ends the streak
So vs Mamedyarov, 2017 
(C45) Scotch Game, 39 moves, 0-1

The waiting came to an end
So vs Carlsen, 2017 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 43 moves, 0-1

Not So gOOd
So vs Karjakin, 2017 
(A29) English, Four Knights, Kingside Fianchetto, 39 moves, 0-1

#84 Soakaway
Vachier-Lagrave vs So, 2017 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 43 moves, 1-0

#85 So played the Scotch like a girl
So vs Carlsen, 2017 
(C45) Scotch Game, 29 moves, 0-1

#86 The failure of big names like W.So, Wes.So and idol Wes
Aronian vs So, 2017 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 32 moves, 1-0

#87 (4th in Sinquehole-Cup)
Karjakin vs So, 2017 
(C50) Giuoco Piano, 63 moves, 1-0

So's much-anticipated World Cup 2017 k.o.
So vs Ding Liren, 2017 
(D78) Neo-Grunfeld, 6.O-O c6, 69 moves, 0-1

#89 So a good start 2018 is half the battle
Carlsen vs So, 2018 
(D02) Queen's Pawn Game, 75 moves, 1-0

#90 and this is only round one
Caruana vs So, 2018 
(E00) Queen's Pawn Game, 33 moves, 1-0

#91 - Day 2 of the Candidates
Grischuk vs So, 2018 
(C78) Ruy Lopez, 44 moves, 1-0

#92 So what's the what?
Karjakin vs So, 2018 
(E51) Nimzo-Indian, 4.e3, 40 moves, 1-0

#93 So the waiting came to an end
Caruana vs So, 2018 
(C65) Ruy Lopez, Berlin Defense, 48 moves, 1-0

#94 Soffering
Radjabov vs So, 2018 
(D38) Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation, 47 moves, 1-0

#95 So grandelicious good /sarc
So vs N Grandelius, 2019 
(B84) Sicilian, Scheveningen, 36 moves, 0-1

#96 So much for theory!
So vs A Liang, 2019 
(A28) English, 84 moves, 0-1

#97 rapid
Carlsen vs So, 2019 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 40 moves, 1-0

# 98
Duda vs So, 2019 
(C53) Giuoco Piano, 25 moves, 1-0

#99 - So outplayed
Grischuk vs So, 2019 
(D40) Queen's Gambit Declined, Semi-Tarrasch, 61 moves, 1-0

So's armageddon I
Ding Liren vs So, 2019 
(D35) Queen's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 1-0

So's armageddon II
Aronian vs So, 2019 
(A22) English, 47 moves, 1-0

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