Caro-KannB10

Hope G.
Burnell S.

Leamington A v Olton B
2010


D42: Queen's Gambit Declined: Semi-Tarrasch: 5 cxd5 Nxd5 6 e3 Nc6 7 Bd3

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. c4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nf3 Be7 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Bd3 Nc6 9. O-O Bf6 Exerts pressure on the isolated pawn 10. Be4 O-O last book move 11. Qd3 g6 Consolidates f5 11... Ncb4 12. Qd2 12. Bxd5 12. Bh6!? Re8 13. Rfe1 12... exd5= Black has the pair of bishops. 13. Bh6 White threatens to win material: Bh6xf8 13... Re8 14. Rfe1 Rxe1+ 15. Rxe1 Bf5 15... Bg4 16. Ne5 Be6 17. a3= 16. Qb5 The isolani on d5 becomes a target 16. Qe3 Nb4 17. Re2 Bg4 16... Nxd4= 17. Nxd4 Bxd4 18. Nxd5 Be6 Black threatens to win material: Be6xd5 19. Nc3?? 19. Be3 this is the best bet to save the position 19... Qxd5 20. Qxd5 Bxd5 21. Bxd4 Bxa2 22. Ra1= 19... Bxf2+! Demolition of pawn structure 20. Kxf2 Decoy theme: f2 20... Qh4+ 21. g3 Qxh2+ 21... Qxh6?! 22. Kg1 Qd2 23. Re2 Qd4+ 24. Kg2 22. Kf3 Qxh6 23. Ne4 23. Qxb7 Re8 24. Ne4 Qh5+ 25. Kf2 Kh8 23... Rd8 24. Nf6+ Kh8 25. Qe5 25. a3 Qd2 26. Re2 Qd4 25... Rd3+ 26. Ke2 26. Re3 desperation 26... Rxe3+ 27. Qxe3 Qh1+ 28. Ke2 Qh2+ 29. Qf2 Qxf2+ 30. Kxf2 Bxa2 31. g4 26... Qd2+ 27. Kf1 Bh3+ 27... Bh3+ 28. Kg1 Qg2# 0-1 [Fritz 9 (10s)]

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