RetiA06

Donovan J.
Rumsby S.

Shirley C v Banbury C
2010


A06: Réti Opening:1 Nf3 d5

1. Nf3 d5 2. d3 Nf6 3. Nbd2 Bf5 4. g3 last book move 4... Nc6 5. Bg2 e6 6. O-O Bc5 7. c3 Controls b4 7... e5 White has a cramped position. White's piece can't move: c1 7... Qd7 8. Nb3 Bd6 9. Be3= 8. Nb3 8. Nxe5 Nxe5 9. d4 Qe7= 8... Bb6= 9. d4 White threatens to win material: d4xe5 9... e4 Black threatens to win material: e4xf3 9... exd4 10. Nbxd4 Nxd4 11. Nxd4 Bg6= 10. Nfd2 10. Nh4!? might be a viable alternative 10... Be6 11. a4= 10... Qd6 11. e3 11. Nb1 O-O-O 11... O-O-O 11... Qe6!? 12. c4= White undermines the pawn chain 12... Qe6 12... dxc4 13. Nxc4 Qe6 14. Nxb6+ cxb6= 13. cxd5 13. c5 Bg4 14. Qc2 Ba5 15. Nxa5 Nxa5 13... Qxd5 13... Rxd5 14. Nc4 14. a3 Covers b4 14. f3 exf3 15. Bxf3 Qe6 16. Bxc6 bxc6 14... g5 14... Qe6 15. Qc2 15. Qc2 15. f3!? is worth consideration 15... Rhe8 16. a4= 15... h5 16. Nc4 h4 17. Nxb6+ 17. a4 a5 17... axb6 18. Nd2 Rde8 19. b4? 19. Re1 Qe6 19... Qd7 White has a cramped position 19... hxg3 20. hxg3 Bh3 21. Bh1 Bxf1 22. Nxf1 Rxh1+ 23. Kxh1 Rh8+ 24. Kg1 20. Qa4?? another step towards the grave 20. Nc4 Bh3 21. b5 Bxg2 22. Kxg2 20... Bh3 21. Bb2 21. Qa8+ Nb8 22. Bh1 Bxf1 23. Nxf1 21... Bxg2 22. Rfc1 22. Kxg2 no good, but what else? 22... hxg3 23. fxg3 Qh3+ 24. Kf2 Qxh2+ 25. Ke1 22... Nd5 22... Qh3 23. Qa8+ Kd7 24. Qxb7 Re6 25. Rxc6 Rxc6 23. b5 23. Rxc6 there is nothing better in the position 23... Kb8 24. Re1 23... Na5 23... hxg3 24. fxg3 Rxh2 25. Rf1 Rh1+ 26. Kf2 Qf5+ 27. Ke2 Qg4+ 28. Ke1 Qxg3+ 29. Ke2 Qxe3+ 30. Kd1 Bxf1 31. Qa8+ Nb8 32. Qxb8+ Kxb8 33. Kc2 Qd3+ 34. Kc1 Bh3+ 35. Nf1 Rxf1# 24. Nc4 hxg3 25. fxg3 Qh3 26. Nxb6+ Nxb6 26... Kd8 27. Kf2 Qxh2 28. Rh1 Bxh1+ 29. Kf1 Qg2+ 30. Ke1 Qg1+ 31. Kd2 Rh2# 27. Rc2 27. Rxc7+ doesn't change the outcome of the game 27... Kb8 28. Rxb7+ Kxb7 29. Kf2 Bf3 30. Ke1 Qxh2 31. Qd1 Qxb2 32. Qxf3 exf3 33. e4 Rh1# 27... Qxh2+ 28. Kf2 Bf3+ 29. Ke1 Qxg3+ 29... Qg1+ 30. Kd2 Qf2+ 31. Kc1 (31. Kc3 Nd5# ) 31... Qe1# (31... Rh1#) 30. Kd2 30. Rf2 does not save the day 30... Rh1+ 31. Kd2 Qxf2+ 32. Kc3 Nd5# 30... Nxa4 30... Qf2+ 31. Kc1 Qe1# 30... Rh2+ 31. Kc1 (31. Kc3 31... Nd5#) 31... Qe1# 31. Rac1 31. Rxc7+ does not improve anything 31... Kxc7 32. Rc1+ Kb8 33. Rc8+ Rxc8 34. Bc3 Qf2+ 35. Kc1 Qb2# 31... Rh2# 31... Qf2# 0-1 [Fritz 9 (10s)]

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