Robatsch DefenseB06

Csaba Pajor
Abbie Stevens

Division 2 Banbury B v Daventry A
United Kingdom, 2019


B06: Modern Defence

1. e4 1. d4 d5= 1... g6 1... e5!?= 2. d4 Bg7 3. c3 3. Nc3 c5 4. d5 d6 3... b6 3... d6 4. Nf3= 4. Nf3 Bb7 5. Bd3 d6 Controls e5 6. O-O Nf6 Black threatens to win material: Nf6xe4 7. Re1 7. e5 dxe5 8. dxe5 Nfd7 7... O-O 8. Bg5 Nbd7 9. Qd2 Kh8 9... c5 10. Bh6= 10. Bh6 10. Qe3 c5 10... Bxh6 10... e5!?= 11. Qxh6 Black king safety dropped 11... Ng8 Black threatens to win material: Ng8xh6 12. Qh4 12. Qd2 Ngf6 12... e5 13. Qh3 Bc8 14. g3 14. Qg3!? is noteworthy 14... Ngf6 15. Bb5 14... exd4 15. cxd4?? 15. Qf1 Ne5 16. Nfd2 (16. Nxd4? doesn't work because of 16... c5 17. Nc2 Nf3+ 18. Kg2 Nxe1+ 19. Nxe1 f5 20. exf5 Bxf5) 15... Ne5 16. Qg2 Nxd3 17. Re2 Bg4 17... f5 seems even better 18. Nc3 fxe4 19. Nxe4 18. Nc3 18. h3 the only chance to get some counterplay 18... Be6 19. Nc3 18... Qf6 19. Re3 Nxb2 20. Nd5 20. e5 cannot change what is in store for White 20... Qf5 21. Nd5 Nc4 20... Bxf3 21. Nxf6 21. Qxf3 doesn't change the outcome of the game 21... Qxd4 22. Nxc7 Rac8 21... Bxg2 22. Nxg8 Kxg8 22... Bxe4!? keeps an even firmer grip 23. Nf6 Bd3 24. Rae1 23. Kxg2 Nc4 24. Rc3 Na5 24... b5!? makes it even easier for Black 25. a4 a6 26. d5 25. Rxc7 Rfc8 25... Rae8 might be the shorter path 26. Re1 f5 27. e5 26. Rd7 Re8 26... Nc4 and Black can already relax 27. Re1 27. f3 27. Rc1 cannot undo what has already been done 27... Rad8 28. Rxd8 Rxd8 27... Nc4 27... Red8 seems even better 28. Rc7 28. Rc1 Rec8 29. Kf2 b5 30. Rb1 a6 31. a4 31. g4 does not help much 31... Kf8 32. Rc1 Re8 31... Na3 31... bxa4 might be the shorter path 32. h3 32. Rb3 32. Rb2 is not the saving move 32... bxa4 33. Ra2 Nc4 32... Rc2+ 33. Ke3 33. Kg1 doesn't change anything anymore 33... Nc4 34. Rc7 Ra2 33... Nc4+ 34. Kf4 Rb8 34... bxa4 finishes off the opponent 35. Rb1 a3 36. Rdb7 35. axb5 Rxb5 36. Rd3 White intends d5 36. Rxb5 does not win a prize 36... axb5 37. Rb7 Rb2 36... h5 36... g5+ and Black has it in the bag 37. Kg4 Rxh2 37. h4 37. d5 does not improve anything 37... Rxh2 38. g4 h4 37... a5 38. Ra7 Kg7 39. d5 39. g4 does not solve anything 39... a4! Decoy: a4 40. Rxa4 Nb2 39... Kf6 40. g4 40. Ra6 a fruitless try to alter the course of the game 40... a4! Decoy: a4 41. Rxa4 Nb2 40... hxg4 41. fxg4 Ne5 42. Ra3 Nc4 42... Rbb2 43. Ra6 Rf2+ 44. Kg3 g5 45. Rxd6+ Ke7 46. Rd7+ Kxd7 47. hxg5 Rg2+ 48. Kh3 Kd6 49. Rb3 Rh2+ 50. Kg3 Rbg2+ 51. Kf4 Rxg4+ 52. Ke3 Rg3+ 53. Kf4 Rxb3 54. g6 Rf3+ 55. Kg5 f6# 43. Rd3 Rf2+ 44. Kg3 Rd2 44... Rbb2!? keeps an even firmer grip 45. Rf3+ Rxf3+ 46. Kxf3 Rb3+ 47. Kf2 45. Rf3+ 45. Rxd2 doesn't improve anything 45... Nxd2 46. Kf4 Nc4 45... Ke5 46. Re7+ 46. Raxf7 is no salvation 46... Kxe4 47. R7f4+ Kxd5 46... Kd4 47. Rexf7 47. Rfxf7 is the last straw 47... Ne5 48. Rb7 Rd3+ 49. Kg2 Rxb7 50. Rxb7 Nxg4 51. Ra7 47... Ne5 48. Rf2 Rb3+ 49. Kg2 Rxf2+ 49... Rbb2 50. Kg3 Rxf2 51. Rxf2 Rxf2 52. Kxf2 a4 53. h5 a3 54. h6 Nxg4+ 55. Kg3 Nxh6 56. e5 Kxe5 57. Kf3 a2 58. Ke3 Nf5+ 59. Kd2 Ke4 60. Kc2 a1=Q 61. Kb3 Nd4+ 62. Kc4 Qa4+ 63. Kc3 Qb3+ 64. Kd2 Qc2+ 65. Ke1 Qe2# 50. Rxf2 Nxg4 51. Rf4 51. Ra2 doesn't get the bull off the ice 51... Ne3+ 52. Kf3 Nc4+ 53. Kg4 Re3 51... Ne5 52. Rf6 Kxe4 53. Rxd6 a4 54. Ra6 a3 55. d6 Rb2+ 56. Kg3 a2 57. Ra5 Rd2 58. Ra6 Nc4 58... Nc6! it becomes clear that Black will call all the shots 59. Ra4+ Ke5 59. d7 Rd3+ 59... Kf5 makes it even easier for Black 60. Rxa2 Rd3+ 61. Kf2 Rxd7 62. Ra8 60. Kh2 60. Kg4 is not much help 60... Ne5+ 61. Kg5 Rg3+ 62. Kf6 Nxd7+ 63. Ke7 Rg2 64. Kxd7 Kd4 60... Ne5 60... Rxd7 61. Rxa2 Rd2+ 62. Rxd2 Nxd2 63. Kg3 61. Rxa2 Rxd7 62. Rg2 62. Kg2 doesn't do any good 62... Rd4 62... Kf4 63. Rf2+ 63. Ra2 a last effort to resist the inevitable 63... Kg4 63... Nf3+ 64. Kg2 Rd2 65. Rxd2 Nxd2 66. Kh2 Kg4 67. Kh1 Kh3 68. Kg1 Nf3+ 69. Kf1 Kxh4 70. Kg2 Kg4 71. Kf2 g5 72. Ke3 Kg3 73. Ke2 g4 74. Ke3 Ng5 75. Kd3 Kf3 76. Kd4 g3 77. Kd5 g2 78. Kc4 g1=Q 79. Kd5 Ne4 80. Ke6 Qg7 81. Kd5 Qd7+ 82. Kc4 Qc7+ 83. Kd5 Kf4 84. Ke6 Qd6+ 85. Kf7 Qd7+ 86. Kf8 Ng5 87. Kg8 Qf7+ 88. Kh8 Qh7# 64. Re2 64. Kg2 desperation 64... Nf3! Decoy: f3 65. h5 Nh4+ 66. Kf1 gxh5 67. Rf6 64... Nf3+ 65. Kg2 Nxh4+ 65... Rd2 66. Rxd2 Nxd2 67. Kg1 Nf3+ 68. Kf1 Kh3 69. Kf2 Nxh4 70. Ke3 g5 71. Kd3 g4 72. Ke3 g3 73. Ke2 g2 74. Kd3 g1=Q 75. Ke4 Qb1+ 76. Kd4 Nf5+ 77. Kc4 Qc2+ 78. Kb5 Nd4+ 79. Kb4 Qc6 80. Ka3 Qc3+ 81. Ka4 Qb3+ 82. Ka5 Qb5# 66. Kh2 g5 67. Re4+ 67. Rb2 does not save the day 67... Nf3+ 68. Kg2 Rd2+ 69. Rxd2 Nxd2 70. Kf2 Kf4 71. Ke2 Ne4 72. Kd3 g4 73. Kc4 g3 74. Kd5 g2 75. Kc4 g1=Q 76. Kb4 Qc5+ 77. Kb3 Qb5+ 78. Kc2 Qb4 79. Kd3 Qc3+ 80. Ke2 Qd2+ 81. Kf1 Qf2# 67... Kf3 68. Ra4 Rd2+ 69. Kh3 Rd3 69... Ng2 70. Ra3+ Ne3 71. Ra6 Rd4 72. Rf6+ Rf4 73. Rxf4+ gxf4 74. Kh4 Ke2 75. Kg5 f3 76. Kf6 f2 77. Kf7 f1=Q+ 78. Ke6 Qf5+ 79. Kd6 Nc4+ 80. Kc6 Qe6+ 81. Kc7 Qd6+ 82. Kc8 Qe7 83. Kb8 Nd6 84. Ka8 Qb7# 70. Rg4 70. Kh2 hardly improves anything 70... g4 71. Ra1 Rd2+ 72. Kh1 Kg3 73. Rg1+ Kh3 74. Rg2 Nxg2 75. Kg1 Ne3 76. Kh1 Rd1# 70... Kf2+ 71. Kh2 Rd1 71... Nf3+ 72. Kh3 Ng1+ 73. Kh2 Rh3# 72. Kh3 72. Rb4 cannot change destiny 72... Nf3+ 73. Kh3 Rh1+ 74. Kg4 Rh4+ 75. Kf5 Rxb4 76. Ke6 g4 77. Kd5 Rd4+ 78. Kc6 g3 79. Kb6 g2 80. Kb5 g1=Q 81. Kc6 Qc1+ 82. Kb5 Qb2+ 83. Kc5 Qc3+ 84. Kb6 Rb4+ 85. Ka6 Qa1# 72... Rd3+ 72... Rh1# 73. Kh2 Nf3+ 74. Kh3 Ne5+ 74... Ne5+ 75. Rg3 Rxg3+ 76. Kh2 Nf3+ 77. Kh1 Rg1# 74... Ng1+ 75. Kh2 Rh3# 0-1 [Fritz 13 (30s)]

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