EnglishA25

Stevens A.
Ho M.

Olton D v Daventry B
2015


A25: English Opening vs King's Indian with ...Nc6 but without early d3

1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 f5 4. e3 Nf6 5. Bg2 d5 6. cxd5 Nb4 7. d3 Nbxd5 8. Nxd5 Nxd5 9. Nf3 Bd6 10. a3 c6 last book move 11. b4 11. e4 Nf6 11... O-O 12. O-O Qe7 13. Bb2 a5 14. bxa5 14. e4 fxe4 15. dxe4 Nb6= 14... Rxa5 15. Qc1 15. e4 Nf6 15... Bd7 16. Nd2 Rc5 Black threatens to win material: Rc5xc1 17. Qd1 Nc3 18. Bxc3 Rxc3 Black has the pair of bishops 19. Nc4 Be6 Black threatens to win material: Be6xc4 20. Qd2 White threatens to win material: Qd2xc3 20... Rb3 21. Nxd6 21. Qc2!? Bxc4 22. Qxc4+ Qf7 23. a4= 21... Qxd6 22. Qc1 22. d4!? 22... Rxd3 23. a4 Rd8 23... Ra8 24. Rb1 Qe7 25. Rd1 Rxd1+ 26. Qxd1 24. Qc2 24. a5 Ra8 24... e4 25. Rfb1 Qe5 26. Bf1 Rd2 27. Qc1 Bc8 27... Rd1 28. Qxd1 Rxd1 29. Rxd1 28. a5 Qc7 28... R8d6 29. a6 bxa6 30. Rb8 29. Qc3 Kh8 30. a6 bxa6 31. Bxa6 Bxa6 31... h6 32. h4 32. Rxa6= c5 33. Rba1 Rd1+ 34. Rxd1 Rxd1+ 35. Kg2 Rd8 36. Qa1 h6 37. Ra7 Qxa7 38. Qxa7 c4 39. Qc7 1-0 [Fritz 13 (20s)]

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