Scandinavian DefenseB01

Rumsby S.
Foulds A.

Daventry A v Banbury A
Maidford, 2013


B01: Scandinavian Defence

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. d4 Bg4 4. Nf3 Qxd5 5. Be2 e6 last book move 6. Nc3 White threatens to win material: Nc3xd5 6... Bb4 7. a3 Bxc3+ 8. bxc3 White has the pair of bishops 8... Ne4 Black threatens to win material: Ne4xc3 8... O-O 9. O-O= 9. Qd3 Bf5 10. Qe3 10. Nh4 Nxf2 11. Qb5+ Qxb5 12. Bxb5+ c6 13. Kxf2 cxb5 14. Nxf5 exf5 15. Re1+ Kd7 10... h6 Prevents intrusion on g5 10... Nd6 11. O-O= 11. a4 11. O-O Nd7 11... Qa5 Black pins: Qa5xc3 12. Bb2 Nd7 13. O-O White castles and improves king safety 13... O-O 14. c4 Ndf6 14... Rfd8 15. Bd3 Nef6 16. Rfb1 15. Ne5 c6 15... Qd2 16. Qxd2 Nxd2 17. Rfc1 16. f3 Nd6 17. Bc3 17. Ba3 Rad8 18. c3 Qc7 17... Qc7 18. c5 White intends a5. White threatens to win material: c5xd6 18... Nc8 19. Qd2 Rd8 20. a5 Nd7 21. Ng4 21. Nxd7 Qxd7 22. Rab1 Rb8 21... Bxg4 21... Ne7!?= might be a viable alternative 22. fxg4 Nxc5 White has new doubled pawns: g2+g4. Theme: Clearance for d8-d2 23. Qe3 Black has a cramped position 23. dxc5 A pinning theme 23... Rxd2 23... Nd7 24. g5 hxg5 25. Qxg5 Nd6 26. Bd3 Nf8 26... f5 27. Qe3 Re8 28. Bb4 27. d5 Ne8 27... f5!? 28. dxc6 bxc6 28. dxe6 Nxe6 29. Qh5 Nf8 29... Rxd3 30. cxd3 Nf4 30. Rf3?? allows the opponent back into the game 30. Bc4 and the rest is a matter of technique 30... Rd5 31. Bxd5 cxd5 32. Rf3 ( 32. Qxd5 Rd8 33. Qh5 Ne6) 30... Rd5 31. Qh3 Rad8? 31... Qd6!? 32. Raf1 Nd6?? Black crumbles in face of a dire situation 32... b5 33. axb6 axb6 33. Bxg7 Demolishes the pawn shield 33... Kxg7 Decoy theme: g7 34. Rg3+ Ng6 35. Bxg6 fxg6 36. Qe6 g5 36... Qf7 otherwise it's curtains at once 37. Rxf7+ Nxf7 38. Qxg6+ Kf8 39. Qg7+ Ke7 37. Qf6+ Kg8 38. Rxg5+ 38. Rh3 Qh7 39. Qxd8+ Ne8 40. Qxe8+ Kg7 41. Rf7+ Kg6 42. Qe6# 38... Rxg5 39. Qxg5+ Kh8 40. Rf3 Rd7 41. Rf8+ 41. Qh6+ Rh7 42. Rf8# 41... Kh7 42. Qg8+ Kh6 43. Rf6+ 43. Rf6+ Kh5 44. g4+ Kh4 45. Rh6# 1-0 [Fritz 9 (10s)]

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