Saturday, May 05, 2018

#1315 KST - Round 1 Annotations

My win over Wedley Pluviose & Vinson 0-1 Benitez:
[Event "Kenilworth Summer Tournament"] [Site "Kenilworth, NJ"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "1"] [White "Pluviose, Wedley"] [Black "Moldovan, John"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A40"] [WhiteElo "1528"] [BlackElo "1816"] [Annotator "Moldovan,John"] [PlyCount "98"] [EventDate "2018.05.03"] [EventRounds "13"] [Source "The Chess Coroner #1315"] [SourceVersion "1"] [SourceVersionDate "2018.05.05"] [SourceQuality "1"] {Board 3 G/55+5 (delay) A40 Modern Defense Colle System} 1. d4 g6 2. Nf3 Bg7 3. c3 d6 (3... Nf6 4. Nbd2 $140 d5 {ECO code: D03} ({or} 4... d6 5. e4 {B07 Pirc}) 5. e3 O-O 6. Be2 c5 $1 {(Frank - Claus : Moerlenbach 2004) is a good alternative.}) 4. e3 {The triangle setup isn't very effective vs. the Modern & K's Indian.} ({He should've played} 4. e4 {or, going back a step, 3.e3 /\ c2-c4.}) 4... Nd7 5. Bb5 $6 {This gives me a tempo or 2.} (5. Be2 $142 e5 6. O-O {House - Helbig : Weymouth, ENG 2006} e4 $140 $146 7. Nfd2 Qe7 8. c4 { + Nc3.}) 5... c6 {[#]} 6. Bc4 $146 (6. Be2 $142 Ngf6 7. O-O O-O {Bester - Andraschko : correspondence, LSS 2012} 8. c4 {+ Nc3.}) 6... e5 7. O-O (7. e4 $142 $11) (7. dxe5 $143 d5 $1 8. Bb3 Qe7 9. Nbd2 Nxe5 10. Nxe5 Qxe5) 7... Qe7 $6 {This turns-out well} ({but} 7... e4 8. Nfd2 d5 $15 {was best.}) 8. Nbd2 $2 (8. e4 $11 {was right.}) {Now my central expansion will be even more advantageous.} 8... e4 9. Ne1 d5 10. Bb3 $2 (10. Be2 $142 $15) 10... Ndf6 $1 11. c4 Nh6 12. cxd5 Nxd5 {[#]} (12... cxd5 $142) 13. f3 $4 (13. Bxd5 $142 cxd5 14. Qb3 $17) 13... exf3 $4 (13... Nxe3 14. Qe2 Nxf1 $19 {would've won an Exchange but, being over-heated & tired, I just forgot to play it.}) 14. Qxf3 $4 (14. Bxd5 $142 Qxe3+ 15. Kh1 cxd5 16. Ndxf3 $17) 14... Qxe3+ $2 {This forces a Q trade but} (14... Nxe3 $142 15. Rf2 (15. Kh1 $143 $2 Bg4) 15... Bxd4 $19) 15. Qxe3+ Nxe3 16. Rf3 (16. Rf2 $142 O-O ({Not} 16... Bxd4 $2 17. Ndf3 Bb6 18. Re2 $16) 17. Ndf3 $17) 16... Bxd4 $19 17. Kh1 Nef5 18. Ne4 O-O 19. Ng5 Kg7 20. Nd3 f6 21. Ne4 {[#]} Bd7 $2 (21... Re8 $142) 22. Bc2 $2 (22. Nec5 $142 Bxc5 23. Bxh6+ Kxh6 24. Nxc5 Bc8 25. Re1) 22... Rae8 23. Ng3 $2 (23. Ndc5 $142 Bc8 24. Nb3) 23... Nxg3+ 24. Rxg3 (24. hxg3 $142) 24... Nf5 25. Rf3 (25. Rh3 $142) 25... Ne3 $6 (25... c5 $142) 26. Bxe3 Rxe3 27. Rxe3 Bxe3 28. h3 Re8 29. Re1 Bb6 30. Rxe8 Bxe8 31. Nf4 Bf7 32. b3 Be3 33. g3 Bxf4 34. gxf4 Bd5+ 35. Kh2 f5 36. Kg3 Kf6 37. h4 h6 38. a4 $2 Be4 39. Bd1 a5 40. Be2 $2 {>= Kf2, here & at turns 42, 43.} Bd5 41. Bd1 Ke6 42. Bc2 $2 h5 43. Bd1 $2 Kd6 44. Kf2 Kc5 45. b4+ (45. Ke3 Kb4 46. Kd4 Bxb3 {is little or no better.}) 45... axb4 46. Ke2 b3 47. Kd2 Kb4 48. Kc1 Kc3 49. Be2 Be4 {White resigned. Time left - Pluviose 27:47, Moldovan 24:01 Estimated time used - Pluviose 31:18, Moldovan 34:59 Longest thinks: White - 3 minutes for 9.Ne1, Black - 7 minutes for 17...Nef5. I passed-up 2 opportunities to play a 2nd game.} 0-1 [Event "Kenilworth Summer Tournament"] [Site "Kenilworth, NJ"] [Date "2018.05.03"] [Round "1"] [White "Vinson, Robert"] [Black "Benitez, Gilberto"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D56"] [WhiteElo "1200"] [BlackElo "1896"] [Annotator "Moldovan,John"] [PlyCount "60"] [EventDate "2018.05.03"] [EventRounds "13"] [Source "The Chess Coroner #1315"] [SourceVersion "1"] [SourceVersionDate "2018.05.05"] [SourceQuality "1"] {Queen's Gambit} 1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 c6 5. Bg5 Be7 (5... dxc4 6. e4 {The Anti-Meran Gambit} b5 7. e5 h6 8. Bh4 g5 9. Nxg5 hxg5 10. Bxg5 { was a much sharper alternative. Novelties have been introduced at move 43 in this line, perhaps beyond!}) 6. e3 Nbd7 {[#]} 7. cxd5 {This was better played on the 4th or 5th turn as Black can now recapture with the N, trade some pieces & free his game.} ({I prefer} 7. Qc2 O-O 8. a3 {which was 1st seen in Marshall - Tarrasch : Ostend 1905.}) 7... Nxd5 8. Bxe7 Qxe7 9. Rc1 Nxc3 10. Rxc3 (10. bxc3 $142 {(Harwar - Kindt : Sas van Gent), strengthening the center & opening the b-line, which is more useful than than the c-file.}) 10... e5 ( 10... O-O $142 {Neikirkh - Gereben : Sopat 1951}) 11. dxe5 (11. d5 $142 $146 cxd5 12. Qxd5 O-O 13. Be2) 11... Nxe5 12. Nxe5 Qxe5 13. Bd3 O-O 14. Qc2 (14. O-O $142 Be6 15. Qc2 {Sommer - Kirst : Bad Duerkheim 1993} Bxa2 $140 $4 16. b3 $18) 14... h6 (14... g6 $142 {Dyner - Dunkelbaum : Ostend 1937}) 15. O-O Be6 { [#]} 16. b3 $2 $146 {This was unnecessary as the a2P is poisoned.} (16. h3 $11 {improves upon the aforementioned & the 4 previous tries.}) 16... Rfd8 17. Rc5 Rd5 $2 (17... Qf6 $142 $1 $15) 18. Rxd5 Qxd5 19. Rd1 Qa5 20. h3 Rd8 21. Bh7+ Kh8 22. Rxd8+ Qxd8 23. Bf5 (23. Qd3 Qa5 ({The engine prefers} 23... Qxd3 24. Bxd3 Kg8 {but keeping Qs on is more likely.}) 24. Be4 Qxa2 $140 $4 25. Qd8# { was an option.}) 23... Bxf5 24. Qxf5 Kg8 25. Qe4 {This is ok} ({but I'd rather move the K off the 1st row} 25. Kh2) ({or attack Black's Q-side Ps} 25. Qc5) 25... a5 {[#]} 26. a4 $2 {This drops the b3P.} (26. Kh2 $142 $11) 26... Qd1+ 27. Kh2 Qxb3 28. Qe8+ $2 (28. Qe7 $142 $16) 28... Kh7 $19 29. Qe4+ g6 30. Qe7 $2 (30. f4 $142) 30... b5 {& Black went on to win.} 0-1

1 comment:

Wedly Pluviose - Realtor said...

Good game John! Thanks for the challenge.