EnglishA28

Drury P.
Madden J.

U140 Final
2011


A28: English Opening: Four Knights Variation

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6 3. e4 Nc6 4. Nf3 e5 last book move 5. d3 Bb4 5... Bc5 6. Nxe5 Nxe5 7. d4= 6. a3 Bxc3+ 6... Be7 7. Be2= 7. bxc3 h6 Prevents intrusion on g5 8. a4 8. Be2 O-O 8... d6 9. Ba3 b6 Secures c5 10. Be2 O-O 11. O-O a5 12. Rb1 Ne7 13. Nd2 13. Nh4 Nc6 14. Bf3 Be6= 13... Ng6 14. d4 Re8 14... Qe7 15. Re1= 15. f3 Consolidates g4 15. c5!? is worth looking at 15... dxc5 16. dxc5= 15... Nf4 16. Rf2 N6h5 17. Bf1 17. Nf1 Qh4 17... Re6 17... Qg5!? 18. Kh1 Qh4 18. Nb3 Rg6 19. g4 19. Rd2!? is noteworthy 19... Qh4 20. Qd2?? the pressure is too much, White crumbles 20. Rbb2 20... Bxg4! leaving no more doubts 21. fxg4 Rxg4+ 22. Rg2 22. Bg2 does not solve anything 22... Nxg2 23. Rxg2 Nf4 22... Nxg2 23. Bxg2 Nf4 23... Nf4 24. Rb2 Rxg2+ 25. Qxg2 Nxg2 26. Kxg2 Qxe4+ 27. Kf2 Qf4+ 28. Ke2 Re8 0-1 [Fritz 9 (10s)]

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