SicilianB23

Rumsby S.
Christie G.

Shirley B v Banbury B
2009


B23: Closed Sicilian: Lines without g3

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 e6 3. Bc4 last book move 3... a6 4. a4 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Be2 Nc6 4... b6 4... Nf6 5. e5 d5 6. Be2= 5. d3 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. O-O d5 7. exd5 exd5 5... Bb7 6. f4 6. Nge2 d5 7. exd5 exd5= 6... Nc6 6... d5 7. exd5 exd5 8. Ba2 7. Nf3 7. f5= 7... Bd6 7... Nf6!?= is an interesting idea 8. O-O h6 Consolidates g5 8... Nh6 9. h3 9. Qe1 9. Be3 Nge7 9... Nge7 10. Qg3 10. Be3 Bc7 11. d4 d5 12. exd5 exd5= 10... g5 10... O-O 11. Rd1 11. e5 Nf5 12. Qg4?? White loses the upper hand 12. Qh3!? Be7 13. fxg5 12... Be7 12... h5 13. Qxf5 exf5 14. exd6 Nb4 15. fxg5 Nxc2 13. Qh5 Ng7 13... Qc7 14. Nxg5 Bxg5 15. fxg5= 14. Qh3 gxf4 15. Bxf4 Nb4 16. Rf2 d5? 16... Nf5 17. exd6 Bxd6 18. Ne5 Bxe5 18... Rf8 19. Qg4 Bxe5 20. Bxe5 19. Bxe5 Qg5 20. Bf6 Qg6 21. Re1 O-O 21... Nxc2 22. Bxg7 Qxg7 23. Rxe6+ (23. Rxc2?! O-O-O) 23... fxe6 24. Qxe6+ Qe7 25. Qg6+ Kd8 26. Qxb6+ Qc7 27. Qf6+ Qe7 28. Qxh8+ Kc7 29. Qxh6 Qe1+ 30. Rf1 Qe3+ 31. Qxe3 Nxe3 32. Rf7+ Kc6 33. Ne4 22. Bxg7 Kxg7? 22... Qxg7 23. Ne4 Kh8 23. Re3 Kh8 23... b5 is the last straw 24. Rg3 bxc4 25. dxc4 Bc6 24. Rg3 Qh7 24... Rg8 cannot undo what has already been done 25. Rxg6 Rxg6 26. Ne2 25. Qh5 Rg8 25... f5 26. Rg6 Ra7 27. Rxe6 Bxg2 28. Rxg2 26. Rxf7 Rxg3 27. Rxh7+ 27. hxg3 ends the debate 27... Qg7 28. Rxg7 Kxg7 29. Qe5+ Kh7 30. Qc7+ Kg6 31. Qxb7 Nd5 32. Qxa8 Nf6 27... Kxh7 28. hxg3 Nxc2 29. Qf7+ 1-0 [Fritz 9 (5s)]

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