King's IndianE87

Purcell P.
Page M.

Kenilworth A v Shirley A, Bd 1
Kenilworth, 2019


E87: King's Indian: Sämisch: 6...e5 7 d5

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 2... e6 3. Nf3= 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 Secures g4 5. Nf3!? is worthy of consideration 5... O-O 6. Be3 e5 7. d5 White gains space 7... Nh5 7... Na6 8. Nge2= 8. Qd2 f5 Playing against the pawn chain 9. Bd3 9. exf5 gxf5 (9... Bxf5? 10. g4 Bxg4 11. fxg4 Qh4+ 12. Bf2 Qxg4 13. Nh3) 10. Nh3 a5 9... a6 Consolidates b5 9... Nf4 10. Bc2 10. Nge2 Nd7 10... f4 11. Bf2 11. O-O-O 11. exf5 gxf5 12. O-O-O Nc5 11... Nc5? 11... f4 12. Bf2= 12. Bc2 12. Bxc5 dxc5 13. exf5 Bxf5 14. Bxf5 gxf5 (14... Rxf5?? 15. g4 Rxf3 16. gxh5) 12... b5 12... fxe4 13. Nxe4 Nxe4 14. Bxe4 a5 13. b4 13. exf5 gxf5 14. Bxc5 dxc5 15. cxb5 axb5 16. Nxb5 Rxa2 13... Nb7 13... Nxe4!? would keep Black in the game 14. fxe4 f4= 14. cxb5 axb5 14... f4 15. Bf2 a5 16. bxa5 Rxa5 17. Kb1 15. Bd3 White threatens to win material: Bd3xb5 15. exf5 gxf5 16. Bd3 Bd7 17. Bxb5 Nf6 15... Bd7 15... fxe4!? deserves consideration 16. fxe4 Nf4 16. Bxb5 Bxb5 17. Nxb5 Qd7 18. Nec3 fxe4 19. fxe4 Nf6 20. a4?? there were better ways to keep up the pressure 20. Qd3 Ng4 20... c6?? gives the opponent counterplay 20... Rxa4 21. Nxa4 Qxb5 21. Na3?? weakening the position 21. dxc6 Qxc6 22. Qc2 21... cxd5 22. exd5 Rfc8 22... Ng4!? 23. Rhe1 e4 23. Kb2 Rcb8 White has a very active position 23... Ng4 24. Rc1 e4 24. Nab5?? a transit from better to worse 24. Ka2= would bring relief 24... Rxa4 a fitting end to a beautiful game. 25. Kb3 Ne4 26. Kxa4 Nxd2 27. Rxd2 e4! Deflection: b5 28. Bd4 28. Nxe4 Ra8+ Decoy Deflection 28... e3! Deflection: d4 29. Rd3 Bxd4 29... Qf5 and Black takes home the point 30. Rhd1 e2 30. Rxd4 Qf5 31. Re4 Qf2 32. Rd1?? sad, but how else could White save the game? 32. Kb3 32... Qc2+ 33. Ka3 Ra8+ 33... Ra8+ 34. Na7 Rxa7+ 35. Na4 Rxa4# 0-1 [Fritz 13 (30s)]

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