Vienna GameC26

Johnson M.
Rumsby S.

U150 KO Semi
2018


C50: Hungarian Defence and Giuoco Pianissimo

1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Nf6 3. Nc3 Bc5 4. Nf3 d6 5. h3 Nc6 6. d3 h6 7. O-O O-O 8. Na4 Bb6 9. Nxb6 axb6 last book move 10. c3 Consolidates b4+d4 10... Na5 11. Bb3 11. Bb5 Bd7 12. Bxd7 Qxd7= 11... Nxb3 12. Qxb3 Opposite coloured bishops appeared 12... Be6 13. c4 Qd7 14. Kh2 14. a4 Qc6= 14... b5 14... Qc6 15. Re1 Nd7 15. Qc2? 15. Qxb5 would keep White alive 15... Qxb5 16. cxb5 Bxa2 17. Be3= 15... bxc4 16. dxc4 Qc6 17. Nd2 Nh5 17... b5 18. b3 18. b3 18. a4 f5 18... Nf4 18... b5!? 19. Re1 19. Nf3 Ng6 20. Qe2 Qd7 21. Be3 f5 22. exf5 Rxf5 23. g4 23. Nd2!? has some apparent merit 23... Rf7 24. Rg1 24. Nd2 Raf8 24... Nf4 25. Bxf4 Rxf4 25... exf4?! 26. Nd4 Rf6 27. Rge1= 26. Nh4 26. Ne1 26... Raf8 27. Raf1 R8f6 27... Qf7!? 28. Ng2 Rd4 29. Ne3 Qf7 30. Rg2 Rdf4 31. Qd1 31. Kg1 Rf3 32. Rg3 h5 31... Rf3 31... Rxf2 32. Rgxf2 Rxf2+ 33. Kg1 Rxf1+ 34. Qxf1 32. Nd5 Bxd5 33. Qxd5 Qxd5 34. cxd5 Rd3 35. g5 hxg5 36. Rxg5 36. Rc1 Rf7 37. Rc2 36... Rxd5 37. Rg2 Rd2 38. f3 Rxg2+ 39. Kxg2 Kf7 40. Rc1 c6 41. Rc4 Ke6 41... Rf4 42. Rc2 42. Ra4 Rf7 43. Kf2 d5 44. Rg4?? White crumbles in face of a dire situation 44. Ke2 44... d4 44... e4 and Black can celebrate victory 45. Rg6+ Kf5 46. Rg1 45. Ke2 45. h4 b5 45... Kd5 45... b5 seems even better 46. Rg5 46. h4 46. Rg5 b5 46... c5 46... b5 might be the shorter path 47. Rg6 Ra7 47. Rg1?? White falls apart 47. a4 47... b5 48. Rb1 48. a4 is no salvation 48... bxa4 49. bxa4 c4 48... Rf4 49. a4 49. Rh1 is still a small chance 49... c4 50. bxc4+ bxc4 51. h5 49... bxa4 50. bxa4 Rxh4 51. Rb7 51. Kf2 does not save the day 51... Rh2+ 52. Kg3 Ra2 51... Rh2+ 52. Kd1 Ra2 53. Rxg7 Rxa4 54. Rg5 54. Kc2 is the last straw 54... Ra2+ 55. Kb3 54... d3 55. Kd2 c4 56. f4 Ra2+ 57. Kd1 Re2 57... Ra1+ 58. Kd2 Kd4 59. fxe5 c3# 58. fxe5 Rxe5 58... c3 59. Rg1 Ra2 60. Ke1 Ra1+ 61. Kf2 Rxg1 62. Kxg1 d2 63. Kg2 d1=Q 64. Kf2 c2 65. Kg3 c1=Q 66. e6 Qg5+ 67. Kf2 Qgg1# 59. Rg8 Kd4 60. Rd8+ Rd5 61. Ra8 c3 62. Ra4+ Ke3 Black plans d2 63. Rc4 63. Ra2 doesn't do any good 63... Rf5 64. Ke1 d2+ 65. Rxd2 cxd2+ 66. Kd1 Rf1+ 67. Kc2 d1=Q+ 68. Kc3 Qd4+ 69. Kc2 Qd3+ 70. Kb2 Rb1+ 71. Ka2 Qb3# 63... Rf5 64. Ke1 64. Rf4 does not solve anything 64... Rxf4 65. Ke1 Kd4 66. Kd1 Rf1# 64... d2+ 65. Kd1 Rf1+ 66. Kc2 d1=Q+ 66... d1=Q+ 67. Kxc3 Qd2+ 68. Kb3 Rb1+ 69. Ka3 Qb2+ 70. Ka4 Ra1# 0-1 [Fritz 13 (20s)]

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