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Wesley So vs Ahmed Adly
Dubai Open (2008), Dubai UAE, rd 4, Apr-09
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation. Main Line (B99)  ·  1-0



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Kibitzer's Corner
Apr-16-08  Riverbeast: Nice game from the young
So, against a very strong opponent (the current World Junior Champ Adly)
Apr-17-08  sallom89: yup a nice game, they both played well.
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  WannaBe: Ouch, black never castled...
Apr-17-08  zanshin: It seems Adly's mistake was on 22...Rh6? 22...Rh8 equalizes:

W So - A Adly, Dubai Open Dubai UAE 2008

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Analysis by Rybka 2.3 mp 32-bit (22-ply):

1. = (-0.04): 22...Rh8 23.Rf3 Bd7 24.Kb1 Rf8 25.Rhf1 Qb6 26.Qg7 0-0-0 27.Rxf7 Ba3 28.Nd1 Rxf7 29.Rxf7

2. = (0.16): 22...Bf8 23.Rxh4 Rg7 24.Qh3 Bd7 25.Rh7 Qd8 26.Rxg7 Bxg7 27.Qh5 Qe7 28.Kb1 Bc6 29.g4

3. = (0.21): 22...Kf8 23.g3 Rg7 24.Qf3 Bg5+ 25.Kb1 hxg3 26.Rh8+ Ke7 27.Rg8 g2 28.Rxg7 gxf1Q+ 29.Bxf1

4. ± (1.14): 22...h3 23.Qg8+ Bf8 24.Nb5 Qe7 25.Nd6+ Kd8 26.Nxf7+ Kc7 27.Rxh3 Rg7 28.Qh8 Bd7 29.Rh7

5. (2.15): 22...f6 23.Qg6+ Rf7 24.Rxh4

Feb-06-09  ChessEscudero: It was too late for castling. Black developed his pieces early.
Apr-12-09  DiskFunkTionaL: WTG young man!! ChessEscudero: headhunter ang bata, c'no naghasa ng jungle bolo?
Apr-16-09  KERESOV: A Brave Game from the brilliant young Filipino GM ... decisive games like this reminds me of the young Tal and Kasparov at their prime ! More power to GM Wesley SO ! we will hear a lot from you ...
Jun-15-09  Whitehat1963: Spectacular calculation from So.
Jul-26-10  elohah: Maybe just 20...f6 is OK.
Dec-17-12  iking:

chessbase article withis game ... awesomeanalysis

Feb-01-19  Richangles: 23.g3?? Big blunder, Adly defended well until 29...Bh4??, 29...Bd6! was the way to defend Good is 23.Qg8+ Kd7 24.R×f7 Qd8 25.Qg7 Kd6 26.Rd1!! Qh8 27.Be2+ Kc6 28.R×e7

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