(854) Franbrok - iopepe
5' game www.scacchisti.it, 03.08.2005
[Shredder 9 (60s)]

A00: Irregular Openings

1.g4 e5 2.Bg2 d6
last book move

3.Nc3 Ne7
[3...Nc6 4.h3=/+ ]

4.d3
[4.d4!? Ng6 5.Nf3= ]

4...Nbc6=/+
[4...Bxg4? is worthless because of 5.Bxb7 Nd7 6.Bxa8 Qxa8 7.Nf3+/- ]

5.h3
Controls g4

5...h6
Prevents intrusion on g5

6.f4 f5
[6...d5 7.e4 d4 8.Nce2=/+ ]

7.e3
Consolidates d4

7...d5 8.Bd2
[>=8.fxe5 fxg4 9.d4= ]

8...e4??
hands over the advantage to the opponent [8...exf4 9.exf4 Be6 10.gxf5 Bxf5 11.Qh5+ g6 12.Qh4=/+ ]

9.Qe2
[9.dxe4 fxe4 10.Qe2 Qd6+/- ]

9...Qd6?
[>=9...d4!? is worthy of consideration 10.Na4 dxe3 11.Qxe3 Nd5= ]

10.dxe4
[10.Nb5 Qd7 11.dxe4 fxe4+/- ]

10...fxe4+/- 11.0-0-0 a6 12.Be1 Be6??
solves nothing [>=12...Qc5+/- ]

13.Nxe4!+-
a beautiful, forced end to the game

13...Qd7
[13...dxe4 A pinning theme 14.Rxd6 ]

14.Nc5 Qc8 15.Nxe6
[>=15.Kb1!? makes it even easier for White 15...Bg8 16.c4 a5+- ]

15...Qxe6 16.f5 Qf6
[16...Qf7 doesn't get the cat off the tree 17.e4 dxe4 18.Kb1+- (18.Bxe4?! Qxa2 19.c4 Rd8+- ; 18.Qxe4?! Qxa2 19.c3 Rd8 20.Rxd8+ Kxd8+- ) ]

17.Bxd5
[>=17.e4!? and White can already relax 17...dxe4 18.Bxe4 Nd4+- ]

17...Nxd5 18.Rxd5 Bd6 19.Bc3
[>=19.Nf3 keeps an even firmer grip 19...0-0-0+- ]

19...Qg5?
[19...Qf7 20.Qf3 0-0+- ]

20.Nf3 Qe7 21.Qf2
[>=21.e4 and White can already relax 21...0-0-0 22.Rhd1 h5+- ]

21...0-0-0 22.Rhd1 Nb4
[22...Rhe8 23.Ne1+- ]

23.Bxb4 Bxb4 24.Rxd8+ Rxd8 25.Rxd8+ Qxd8 26.e4 Kb8
[26...Qd6 does not win a prize 27.Qh2+- ]

27.e5
[>=27.c3!? makes it even easier for White 27...Be7 28.Qd4 Qxd4 29.Nxd4 Bf6+- ]

27...Qd5 28.a3 Bc5
[28...Be7 doesn't get the bull off the ice 29.Qe3+- ]

29.Qe2
White prepares e6

29...Be7 30.Kb1 b6
[30...Kc8 does not save the day 31.e6+- ]

31.Qd3 Qb7 32.e6 b5
[32...Bf6 doesn't improve anything 33.h4+- ]

33.Ka2
[>=33.Ne5 might be the shorter path 33...c5+- ]

33...a5
[33...c5 is not much help 34.Ne5+- ]

34.Qd7
[>=34.Ne5 keeps an even firmer grip 34...c5 35.Ng6 c4+- ]

34...Qxf3 35.Qxe7 Qd5+ 36.b3 Qd2
[36...Qe5+- desperation]

37.Qe8+ Kb7 38.Qxb5+ Kc8 39.Qa6+
[>=39.Qd3 seems even better 39...Qxd3 40.cxd3 c5+- ]

39...Kd8 40.Qd3+ Qxd3 41.cxd3 Ke7 42.Kb2 g6 43.b4
[43.fxg6 Theme: Deflection from e6 43...Kxe6 ]

43...a4 44.Kc3 Kd6 45.Kc4 gxf5 46.gxf5 c6 47.d4
[47.Kd4 Ke7 48.Ke5 Kf8 49.f6 Ke8 50.f7+ Ke7 51.d4 h5 52.h4 c5 53.d5 Kd8 54.Kd6 Kc8 55.Kc6 Kb8 56.Kb6 c4 57.f8Q# ]

47...h5 48.h4
[48.h4 Ke7 49.d5 cxd5+ 50.Kxd5 Kf6 51.b5 Kxf5 52.b6 Kf4 53.b7 Kf5 54.b8Q Kg4 55.Qh2 Kf3 56.e7 Ke3 57.e8Q+ Kd3 58.Qb5+ Ke3 59.Qbe2# ] 1-0