EnglishA26

Egid B.
Page M.

Leamington A v Kenilworth A, Bd 2
Oak House Club, Leamington, 2017


A24: English Opening vs King's Indian: Lines without ...Nc6

1. c4 g6 2. g3 Bg7 3. Bg2 d6 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. e4 O-O 6. Nge2 e5 7. O-O Be6 8. d3 Qd7 9. Nd5 last book move 9... Ne8 9... c6 10. Nxf6+ Bxf6 11. Bh6= 10. b3 c6 11. Ne3 f5 12. Nc3 12. exf5!? might be a viable alternative 12... gxf5 13. Nc2= 12... f4 Black threatens to win material: f4xe3 13. Nc2 Bh3 14. f3 Controls g4 14... h5 14... Bxg2!? 15. Kxg2 Na6 15. Rb1 g5 16. b4 16. d4 Na6 16... Na6 17. b5 White threatens to win material: b5xa6 17... Nc5 18. bxc6 bxc6 19. Ba3 19. gxf4!? Bxg2 20. Kxg2 exf4 21. Ne2= 19... Bxg2 20. Kxg2 White king safety dropped 20... Ne6 21. Rb3 21. Qd2 g4 21... Nf6 21... N8c7 22. Qd2 22. Ne2!? should be investigated more closely 22... g4 23. fxg4? 23. gxf4!? exf4 24. Ne2 gxf3+ 25. Rxf3 23... Nxg4 24. h3?? White crumbles in face of a dire situation 24. Nd1 24... fxg3 25. hxg4 25. Rf5 doesn't change anything anymore 25... Nh6 26. Ne3 h4 25... Rxf1 25... Nf4+ and Black has prevailed 26. Kg1 Nh3+ 27. Kg2 Rxf1 28. Kxf1 Qxg4 29. Qg2 (29. Bxd6?? taking the pawn will bring White grief 29... Qf3+ 30. Ke1 g2) 29... Rf8+ 30. Ke1 26. Kxf1 Rf8+ 27. Kg1 27. Ke1 Rf2 28. Qe3 h4 (28... Rxc2 29. Qxg3 h4 30. Qxh4) 27... Rf2 28. Qd1 28. Qe3 is the last straw 28... Nf4 29. Qxg3 Rxc2 30. c5 Rxc3 31. Kf1 Rxb3 32. axb3 28... Ng5 29. Ne3 29. Rb8+ is no salvation 29... Bf8 30. Rxf8+ Kxf8 31. Bxd6+ Qxd6 32. Kh1 Rh2+ 33. Kg1 Nh3+ 34. Kf1 g2+ 35. Ke2 g1=Q+ 36. Kf3 hxg4# 29... Nh3+ 30. Kh1 Rh2# 0-1 [Fritz 13 (20s)]

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