QGDD31

Waddell M.
Ingram K.

Banbury B v Shirley A
Maidford, 2014


A84: Dutch Defence: 2 c4 Miscellaneous

1. d4 d5 2. c4 2. Bf4 Bg4= 2... e6 3. Nc3 c6 Consolidates b5 4. Nf3 4. e3 Be7= 4... f5 4... dxc4 5. a4= 5. Bf4 Nf6 5... dxc4 6. e4 fxe4 7. Ng5 6. e3 Be7 7. cxd5 7. a3 Bd6 7... exd5 8. Bd3 O-O 9. Qc2 Ne4 10. g4 10. O-O Nd7= 10... Bb4 11. Rg1 Qe7 12. Ne5 A beautiful square! 12... fxg4 13. Bxe4 dxe4 14. O-O-O Worse is 14. Qxe4 g5 15. Bxg5 Qxg5 16. Nxg4 Kh8 14... Bxc3 15. bxc3 Opposite coloured bishops appeared 15. Qxc3 Be6= 15... Bf5 15... g5!? should be considered 16. Qb3+ Kg7 16. Nxg4= Bxg4? 16... Nd7!?= must be considered 17. Rxg4 Nd7 18. Bh6 Rf7 19. Rdg1 g6 20. Rxe4 Qa3+ 21. Kb1 Kh8 22. Bf4 Rg8 22... Qa5!? 23. Re6 Qf8 23... Qa5 24. Ka1 Qd5 25. Rd6 24. Qe4 Rf5 25. Bd6?? White threatens to win material: Bd6xf8. hands over the advantage to the opponent 25. h4 with excellent chances for White 25... Rb5+ 26. Ka1 Qxf2 Black has a mate threat 27. Rb1 Ra5? 27... Rxb1+!? is a viable option 28. Kxb1 h5= 28. a3 c5?? simply worsens the situation 28... Qd2 29. Bb4 Rb5 29. Be5+ Rg7 30. Re8+ Nf8 31. Bxg7+ Kxg7 32. Qe7+ 32. Rxb7+ and the result of the game is clear: White will win 32... Kh6 33. Qf4+ Qxf4 34. exf4 cxd4 35. Rxf8 32... Kg8 33. Qe6+ Qf7 33... Kh8 34. Qa2 Qf3 34. Qxf7+ Kxf7 35. Re5 35. Ra8 and White has reached his goal 35... cxd4 36. Rxb7+ Kg8 37. Rbb8 35... Rxa3+ 36. Kb2 Ra6 37. Rf1+ Rf6 38. Rxf6+ Kxf6 39. Rxc5 h5 39... Ne6 cannot change what is in store for White 40. Rc8 40. Rc7 g5 40... b5 cannot undo what has already been done 41. Rxa7 h4 42. Rb7 41. Rxb7 h4 42. Rxa7 g4 43. Ra1 Ne6 44. Kc2 Ng5 45. Rf1+ Kg6 45... Nf3 doesn't change anything anymore 46. Kd3 Kg5 47. d5 46. Kd2 46. c4 makes sure everything is clear 46... Ne6 46... h3 46... Nf3+ a fruitless try to alter the course of the game 47. Ke2 Nxh2 48. Rf4 47. Ke2 Ne4 48. c4 48. Kd3 and White can already relax 48... Nd6 49. Rg1 Nc8 48... Kg5 48... g3 is not much help 49. Rh1 g2 49. c5 49. Kd3 keeps an even firmer grip 49... Nf6 50. Rg1 49... Kh4 49... g3 50. Ra1 Kf6 50. Rf4 Nc3+ 51. Kd3 Nd5 52. Rf7 Nb4+ 53. Ke4 Nc6 54. Kf4 54. Kf5 Ne7+ 55. Rxe7 g3 56. Rh7# 1-0 [Houdini 4 x64B (30s)]

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