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  1. [Event “14th Bangkok Chess Club Open 2014”]
    [Site “Dusit Thani, Bangkok”]
    [Date “2014.04.12”]
    [Round “1”]
    [Board “2”]
    [White “Xu,Xiangyu”]
    [WhiteElo “2101”]
    [Black “GM Socko,Bartosz”]
    [BlackElo “2635”]
    [Result “0-1”]

    { GM Socko is polish champion and his wife, Monicka Socko is also
    played the tournament, today at board 12 vs one gifted woman french chessplayer,
    Karelle Bollon }

    1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 Ne7 5.a3 Bxc3+ 6.bxc3 c5 7.Qg4 Kf8 {a Kf8 Winawer ; Black has also oo}
    8.Nf3 Qc7 {Black try to have solid position on the kingside, while
    keeping activity on c-file}
    9.Bd3 cxd4 {taking the gauntlet}
    10.oo {now it is a gambit} dxc3
    11.a4 Nbc6 12.Ba3 Kg8 13.Rae1 a5 14.Bd6 Qd8
    15.Ng5 {with the idea Nh3 and a rook lift with Re3} Nf5
    16.Bxf5 exf5 17.Qg3 h6 18.Nh3 d4 19.Rb1 Kh7 20.Nf4 Qg5 21.Qxg5 hxg5 22.Nd5 Be6 23.Nc7 Rac8 24.Rfd1 Rhd8
    25.Rxb7 {now d3 seems to be a trick} d3

    1. [Event “14th Bangkok Chess Club Open 2014”]
      [Site “Dusit Thani, Bangkok”]
      [Date “2014.04.12”]
      [Round “1”]
      [Board “3”]
      [White “GM Gustafsson,Jan”]
      [WhiteElo “2634”]
      [Black “CM Puccini,Jack”]
      [BlackElo “2088”]
      [Result “1-0”]

      1.Nf3 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.g3 Bg7 4.Bg2 oo 5.oo d6 6.d4 Nc6 7.Nc3 a6
      8.h3 Bd7 9.e4 e5 10.Be3 exd4 11.Nxd4 Re8 12.Rc1 Rb8 13.Re1 Nxd4
      14.Bxd4 c615.c5 dxc516.Bxc5 Be617.Bd6 Rc818.e5 Nd719.Qa4 f5
      20.exf6 Nxf621.Rcd1 Bf722.Rxe8+ Qxe823.Qb4 Qd724.Be5 Nd525.Bxg7 Kxg7
      26.Qd4+ Kg827.Bxd5 Bxd528.Nxd5 cxd529.Qxd5 Qxd530.Rxd5 b531.Rd2 Kf7
      32.Kf1 Ke633.Ke2 a534.Kd3 b435.Rc2 Rd836.Ke2 Rb837.Rc5 a4 38.Ra5 Rc8
      39.Kd3 b3 40.Rxa4 Rc2 41.axb3 Rxb2 42.Kc3 Rxf2 43.Rd4 h5 44.b4 Rf1
      45.b5 Rg1 46.Rd3 g547.Kb4 h4 48.gxh4 and 1-0

  2. [Event “14th Bangkok Chess Club Open 2014”]
    [Site “Dusit Thani, Bangkok”]
    [Date “2014.04.12”]
    [Round “1”]
    [Board “1”]
    [White “GM Vallejo Pons,Francisco”]
    [WhiteElo “2693”]
    [Black “Great Organizer Tuorila,Kai”]
    [BlackElo “2104”]
    [Result “1-0”]

    { GM Vallejo Pons is one of top players from Spain and his opponent
    is top organizer of one of greatest chess tournaments in south-east asia,
    the BCC tournament, now every year in Songkran. Vallejo Pons is co-winner,
    with GM Jan Gustaffson and GM Nigel Short of the 11th BCC tournament Dusit Thani Pattaya.
    This time the venue is five star hotel Dusit Thani Bangkok, same venue as for the 12th edition.
    For a video of one edition: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GpFl24cCcg0 }

    1.e4 g6 2.d4 Bg7 3.Nc3 c6 4.Bc4 b5 5.Bb3 b4 6.Na4 a5 7.Nf3 Ba6 8.Nc5 d6
    {but what about Bxf7+ ?}
    9.Bxf7+ Kxf7 10.Ng5+ Ke8 11.Nce6 Qb6 12.Nxg7+
    {now except Kf8, Black is a rook down after Nf7} Kf8
    13.Qf3+ Nf6 {forced because no escape on h file} 14.N7e6+ Ke8
    15.e5 dxe5 16.dxe5 Nd5
    {now White has to find a way for finishing the king’s hunt}
    17.Be3 {develops more since Nxe3 will give open space on d file} Qb5
    18.ooo {maybe Black cannot try Nc3 because Rd8 and Nd7 now is self-mating} a4
    19.Nc7 {winning queen or mating}

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