EnglishA15

Abbie Stevens
Jaspal Jhetta

LL Div 4
Solihull, 2014


A15: English Opening: 1...Nf6

1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 c5 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. Nc3 e6 last book move 5. d3 d5 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Bg5 Black has an active position 7... Be7 8. Rb1 Be6 9. Nf3 d4 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. Ne4 Bxa2 11... Be7 12. a3 12. Ra1 Qa5+ 12... Bd5!? 13. Nxc5 Be7 13. Nfd2 Bb3?? what a pity, victory was in sight 13... Be7 would save the game 14. O-O O-O 14. Qc1 Qb6 15. Qxc5 Qxc5 16. Nxc5 Be6 17. Nxb7 Kd7?? simply worsens the situation 17... Nb4 18. Ra4 Bd5 18. Nc5+ Kd6 19. Nxe6 fxe6 20. O-O Rab8?? but even a better move would not have saved the game 20... Kd7 21. Rfc1 Rhc8 22. Ra6 Rb6 22... Ke7 what else? 23. Bxc6 Rxb2 23. Nc4+ Kd7 24. Nxb6+ axb6 25. Rxb6 Ne7 25... Nd8 doesn't change anything anymore 26. Rxc8 Kxc8 27. Ra6 26. Rxc8 Nxc8 27. Ra6 Nd6 27... Bd8 cannot change what is in store for ? 28. e3 28. b4 Kc7 29. b5 Nxb5 30. Rxe6 Nc3 31. Kf1 Kd7 32. Bh3 Kc7 33. Bg2 Twofold repetition 33... Kd7 34. Ra6 Ke7 35. h4 Nb5 36. e3 Nd6 36... dxe3 hardly improves anything 37. fxe3 Bc3 38. h5 37. Ra7+ Ke8 37... Kf8 does not win a prize 38. Ra8+ Ke7 39. e4 38. Bc6+ Kf8 39. Rd7 Nf5 39... Nf7 doesn't do any good 40. exd4 Be7 41. Ke2 40. Be4 Ne7 41. Ke2 dxe3 42. fxe3 h6 43. d4 Nc8 43... Ke8 cannot undo what has already been done 44. Rd6 44. Bd3 Nb6 44... Ke8 does not save the day 45. Bb5 Kf8 46. e4 45. Rb7 Nd5 46. Bc4 Nc3+ 47. Kd3 Nd1 48. Be6 Nf2+ 49. Ke2 Ne4 50. Kf3 Nd6 51. Ra7 Ke8 52. Kf4 g5+ 52... g6 is no salvation 53. Rh7 Kf8 54. Rd7 53. hxg5 Bxg5+ 53... hxg5+ doesn't get the bull off the ice 54. Kf3 54. Kf3 Kf8 55. g4 Ne8 55... Nb5 doesn't change the outcome of the game 56. Rb7 Nd6 57. Rd7 56. Bb3 Nd6 57. d5 Nb5 57... Bf6 a fruitless try to alter the course of the game 58. Bc2 58. Rb7 Nc3 58... Nd6 is not the saving move 59. Rd7 Nf7 60. Ke4 59. e4 Nb1 60. Ke2 Nc3+ 60... Bf4 cannot change destiny 61. Rb6 Kg7 62. Re6 Nc3+ 63. Kd3 61. Kd3 Nb1 61... Nxd5 a last effort to resist the inevitable 62. exd5 Be7 62. e5 Nd2 63. d6 Nf3 64. Rf7+ 64. Rf7+ Ke8 65. Rxf3 Kd7 66. Ba4+ Kc8 67. Rf8+ Kb7 68. e6 h5 69. gxh5 Bh6 70. Rf7+ Kb6 71. e7 Bf8 72. e8=Q Kc5 73. Qc6+ Kb4 74. Qc4+ Ka5 75. Qb5# 1-0 [Fritz 9 (10s)]

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