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Susan Lalic gave the women a good start in the first unisex Hastings Premier tournament. Here are the moves of her excellently played endgame against the Scottish grandmaster Colin McNab.

White: Colin McNab Black: Susan Lalic 1 Nf3 d5 27 Rd8 Nd3

2 g3 c6 28 Kd1 Re8

3 Bg2 Bg4 29 Rxe8 Rxe8

4 h3 Bxh3 30 Kc2 Rd8

5 Bxf3 e5 31 Kc3 b5! 6 d3 f5 32 Bf1 b4+ 7 e4 fxe4 33 Kc2 Ne1+ 8 dxe4 Qxd1+ 34 Kd1 Rxd2+ 9 Kxd1 fxe4 35 Kd2 Nf3+ 10 Bxe4 Nf6 36 Ke2 Nd4+ 11 Bg2 Bc5 37 Kxd2 Ke6

12 Ke2 0-0 38 Bh3+ Ke5

13 Be3 Bxe3 39 Bc8 Nf3+ 14 Kxe3 Nbd7 40 Kc2 Kd4

15 Rd1 Nb6 41 Ng2 Ne5

16 Ke2 e4 42 Nf4 Neg4

17 Nd2 Rae8 43 Bxg4 Nxg4

18 Nf1 Nfd5 44 Ne6+ Ke5

19 Rd4 Nf6 45 Nd8 c5

20 Ne3 Re5 46 Nb7 Kd4

21 Rad1 Rfe8 47 Nd8 Nxf2

22 R1d2 Kf7 48 Ne6+ Ke3

23 b3 R8e7 49 Nxc5 Kf3

24 c4 Nbd7 50 Na6 Nd3! 25 h4 Nc5 51 c5 e3

26 Bh3 g6 White resigns

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