Search This Blog

September 25, 2012

Ramezsamir: Noteboom follow up

I got to play Schandorff's move in the ICC 5 minute pool today.  I got a great position out of the opening, but blew it with a tactical blunder.  Instead of my careless 28. g4 ?? which loses, 28. h4 would have locked up the win.

(2142) gammonman (2298) - ramezsamir (2198) [D31]

ICC Internet Chess Club, 25.09.2012


Disconnection will count as a forfeit. 1.d4 e6 2.c4 d5 3.Nc3 c6 4.Nf3 dxc4 5.a4 Bb4 6.e3 b5 7.Bd2 Bb7 8.axb5 Bxc3 9.Bxc3 cxb5 10.b3 a5 11.bxc4 b4 12.Bb2 Nf6 13.c5 Diagram


13...0–0 14.Bb5 Bc6 15.Ba4 Qe8
the first non-book move. 15... Bxa4 and 15 ... Qc7 are covered in my previous blog post. 16.0–0 Bxa4 17.Qxa4 Qxa4 18.Rxa4 Nc6 19.Nd2 Nd5 20.Nc4 Rfb8 21.Rfa1 A niggling endgame advantage - just what White is aiming for. 21...Nc3? 22.Bxc3 bxc3+- 23.Nb6 c2 24.Rc1 Nb4 25.Nxa8 Nd3 Tricky. I didn't see that, but White should win anyway. 26.Rc4? I panicked. [26.Rf1 Rxa8 (26...Rb1 27.Ra1+-) 27.Rc4 c1Q 28.Rcxc1 Nxc1 29.Rxc1+-] 26...Rb1? [26...Nxc1 27.Rxc2 Ne2+ 28.Kf1 Nxd4 29.exd4 Rxa8 30.Ke2 equal per the computer] 27.R4xc2 Nxc1 28.g4?? [28.h4!] 28...Nd3+ 29.Kg2 Ne1+ 30.Kg3 Nxc2 31.Nb6 Nb4 32.Kf4 f6 33.e4 e5+ 34.dxe5 Nd3+ 35.Ke3 Nxc5 36.exf6 Rxb6 {Game 1408 (gammonman vs. ramezsamir) gammonman resigns 0–1


No comments:

Post a Comment