FrenchC10

Khan S. (113)
Mantell R. (84)

LDCL Div 4 vs. Leamington
2014


C10: French with 3 Nc3: Unusual Black 3rd moves and 3...dxe4

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Bd3 Nxe4 7. Bxe4 Nf6 8. Bd3 c5 9. O-O cxd4 10. Nxd4 Bc5 11. Nf3 O-O 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bh4 last book move 13... Bd7 14. Ne5 g5 14... Bc6!? should be examined more closely 15. Bg3 Rc8 16. Qf3 Bc6 17. Nxc6 Rxc6 18. Rad1 Qe7 19. Be5 Kg7? 19... Nd5 20. c4 Nf4 21. Bc2 20. h4 gxh4?? leading to a quick end 20... Bd6 21. Bd4 Rd8 21. Qg4+ Kh8 22. Qxh4 Kg7 22... Kg8 doesn't get the cat off the tree 23. Qxh6 Re8 24. Bh7+ Kh8 25. Rd3 Bxf2+ 26. Rxf2 Rc3 27. Rxf6 Qc7 28. Rf4+ Qxe5 29. Bg6+ Kg8 30. Bxf7# 23. Rfe1 Rh8 23... Rg8 the last chance for counterplay 24. Re4 h5 25. Qxh5 Bd6 26. Rg4+ Kf8 27. Qh6+ Ke8 28. Bxf6 Rxg4 29. Bxe7 Kxe7 24. Re4 h5 25. Qg5+ Kf8 26. Bxf6 26. Bxf6 Rg8 27. Qh6+ Ke8 28. Bxe7 Bxe7 29. Bb5 1-0 [Fritz 9 (10s)]

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