Philidor's DefenseC41

Madden J.
Caveney M.

Stratford C v Leamington C
Maidford, 2009


C41: Philidor Defence

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. Bc4 last book move 4... f6 5. h3 Na5 6. Bb3 6. Be2 c5 6... Bd7 6... Nxb3 7. axb3 Nh6 8. d4 7. Nh4 7. Bxg8 Rxg8 8. d4 c5 7... Ne7 8. Nd5 8. d4 8... c6?? stumbles just before the finish line 8... Nxb3 is just about the only chance 9. axb3 Nxd5 10. exd5 Qe7 9. Qh5+ g6 9... Ng6 is still a small chance 10. Nxg6 cxd5 11. Nxh8+ g6 12. Qxh7 Qe7 13. Qxg6+ Kd8 14. Bxd5 Nc6 10. Nxf6# 1-0 [Fritz 9 (30s)]

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