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29-07-2013, 02:10 PM
The following article was published in the 41st year of my chess column in the Sydney Morning Herald on Monday 29th July 2013.

USA No Match For China
Peter Parr

The USA were no match for China in their classical and rapid matches for the Yin Zhou Cup in the seaport of Ningbo, China which ended on Saturday evening. The five members of the USA men’s teams played one classical game and two rapid games against each Chinese player for a total of 15 games. The women’s match followed the same format. China won all four matches. Classical Men - China 14.5 v USA 10.5 , Women - China 16.5 v USA 8.5 and Rapid Men - China 32.5 v USA 17.5 , Women - China 38 v USA 12. Final score :- China 101.5 v USA 48.5. .

Wang,Yue (CHN 2705) - Robson,Ray (USA 2628) [A04] classical
1.Nf3 c5 2.g3 g6 3.Bg2 Bg7 4.0–0 Nc6 5.c4 e5 6.Nc3 Nge7 7.d3 d6 8.Bd2 0–0 9.Qc1 Nd4 10.Re1 Bg4 11.Nxd4 cxd4 12.Ne4 f5 13.Ng5 Qd7 14.f3 Bh5 15.Nh3 Rac8 16.b3 b5 17.Qa3 bxc4 18.bxc4 d5 19.Nf2 dxc4 20.dxc4 Bf6 21.e4! dxe3 22.Bxe3 Rxc4 23.Qb3 Qa4 24.g4 fxg4 25.fxg4 Qxb3 26.axb3 Rc3 27.gxh5 Bh4 28.Bxa7 Nc8 29.Re4 g5 30.Nd1 Rc2 31.Be3 Re2 32.Bc5 1–0