SicilianB22

McNally R.
Ross C.

Daventry A v Stratford A
Maidford, 2013


B22: Sicilian: 2 c3

1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3. c3 Nf6 4. e5 Nd5 5. Bc4 e6 6. Nf3 Nb6 7. Bb3 d6 8. O-O dxe5 9. Nxe5 last book move 9... Be7 10. cxd4 N8d7 11. Nxf7 11. Nc3 and White can hope to survive 11... Kxf7 12. Bxe6+? 12. Qh5+ g6 13. Qh3 12... Kxe6 13. Qb3+ Nd5 13... Kf6 and Black takes home the point 14. Re1+ Kd6?? Black loses the upper hand 14... Kf7 saving the game 15. Qxd5+ Kf8 15. Qg3+ Ne5 16. Qxe5+?? with this move White loses his initiative 16. Rxe5 White has a promising position 16... Be6 17. Rxd5+ Kxd5 18. Qe5+ Kc6 19. Qxe6+ Qd6 20. Qe4+ Qd5 21. Qc2+ Kd7 22. Nc3 16... Kc6 17. Na3 17. Qe4 Bb4 18. Bd2 17... Bxa3 18. bxa3 Black wins a piece 18... Qf6 19. Qe2 b5?? hands over the advantage to the opponent 19... Kc7 20. Qc4+ Qc6 21. Qb3 20. Qc2+?? White lets it slip away 20. a4 and White can look forward to a comfortable game 20... a6 21. axb5+ axb5 22. a4 20... Kb7= 21. Re5 White threatens to win material: Re5xd5 21... Qc6 Black threatens to win material: Qc6xc2 22. Qe4 White threatens to win material: Qe4xd5 22. Qb3 Be6 23. Bd2= 22... Nf6?? gives away a clear win 22... Nb6 was possible 23. Qd3 Bd7 23. Rxb5+ Kc7 24. Qe7+ Bd7 25. Bf4+ Kc8 26. Rc5 26. Rab1 Qb6 27. Rxb6 axb6 28. Qe5 Ne8 29. Rc1+ Kd8 30. Bg5+ Nf6 31. Bxf6+ gxf6 32. Qxf6+ Ke8 33. Re1+ Be6 34. Rxe6+ Kd7 35. Re7+ Kd8 36. Rxh7+ Kc8 37. Qxh8# 26... Qxc5 27. Qxc5+ Kd8 28. Re1 1-0 [Fritz 9 (10s)]

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