Wednesday, July 01, 2009

#522 Another Awful Game

I played another awful game at West Orange, turning a clear plus (or better) after move 15 into a lost position by turn 25 & lowering my GSCL mark to (ugh!) 0-4-1 :

[Event "Garden State Chess League"]
[Site "West Orange, NJ"]
[Date "2009.06.30"]
[Round "5.1"]
[White "Moldovan, John"]
[Black "Hill, Joshua"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D36"]
[WhiteElo "1812"]
[BlackElo "1975"]
[Annotator "Moldovan & Rybka 2.3"]
[PlyCount "168"]
[EventDate "2009.03.03"]
[EventType "team-swiss"]
[EventRounds "5"]
[EventCountry "USA"]
[Source "The Chess Coroner #522"]
[SourceDate "2009.07.01"]
[WhiteTeam "Maplewood"]
[BlackTeam "Hamilton"]

{G/75+5 D36 Queen's Gambit Exchange Variation} 1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Nc3 c6 6. Bg5 Be7 7. Qc2 {Diagram #} Bg4 $5 {I can't believe this is any good but HIARCS 11 & Fritz 8 say the position is equal.} ({For} 7... Nbd7) (7... g6) ({&} 7... Be6 {see my games against Jesseph, Sherer (2008 PGN/CBV archives) & Rosas (post #482).}) 8. Ne5 (8. e3 $145 Nbd7 9. Bd3 Rc8 ( 9... Bh5 10. O-O-O Nf8 11. h3 Ne6 12. g4 Nxg5 13. Nxg5 Bg6 14. Bxg6 hxg6 15. Kb1 Bb4 16. Ne2 Qe7 $11 {Polugaevsky - Lein : Soviet Championship, Baku 1961}) 10. h3 Bh5 11. Bf4 Bg6 12. O-O Bxd3 13. Qxd3 O-O 14. Rac1 Ne8 $14 {Menchik - Euwe : Hastings 1935}) ({Rybka 2.3 recommends} 8. h3 Bh5 9. e3 $14 {+0.28}) 8... Bh5 9. e3 (9. g4 $145 $5 Bg6 10. Nxg6 {Schmidlechner - Lassahn : Vorarlberg 1996} hxg6 $11) (9. f3 $146 Nfd7 $11) 9... Nbd7 10. Bd3 (10. Nxd7 $142 {keeping the P structure intact.}) 10... Nxe5 11. dxe5 Ng4 12. Bf4 g5 $2 $146 (12... d4 {Drozd - Noga : Bytom 1995} 13. exd4 Qxd4 {was rather obvious. After that, Rybka calls for} 14. Be4 $8 Nxe5 15. O-O $44) 13. Bg3 Bg6 14. h3 Nh6 15. O-O-O Qa5 {Diagram #} 16. e6 $2 ({This opens the f6-c3 line for Black. } 16. h4 $16 {was right.}) 16... Bxd3 17. exf7+ Nxf7 18. Qxd3 Bf6 19. Qf5 $2 ( 19. e4 $14) 19... Bxc3 20. Qe6+ $6 (20. bxc3 $142 Qxc3+ 21. Kb1 Qb4+ 22. Ka1) 20... Kf8 21. bxc3 Qxc3+ 22. Kb1 Re8 23. Bd6+ Kg7 {Diagram #} 24. Qf5 $4 (24. Be7 $8 $15 {was required. Now I lose a piece.}) 24... Nxd6 $19 25. Qxg5+ Kf7 26. Rd4 Ne4 $2 ({Thus gives me some life & tactics.} 26... Nc4 $142 27. Rf4+ Ke6 {& White can soon resign.}) 27. Qf5+ Ke7 28. Rhd1 {Threat : 29.Rxe4! dxe4 30.Rd7 mate} Nf6 $2 29. e4 Rhf8 ({Played after 19 minutes. I guess he was trying to make captures on e4 work but it's easy to see they don't :} 29... Nxe4 $4 30. Rxe4+ $1 $14 dxe4 $140 $4 31. Rd7#) (29... dxe4 $143 $4 30. Rd7+ $3 Kf8 (30... Nxd7 31. Rxd7#) 31. R1d4 $18) 30. exd5 (30. e5 Ng8 31. Qxh7+ Rf7 32. Qh4+ {was a better try but I'm lost regardless.}) {We can skip the rest, which was.} 30... c5 31. Qe6+ Kd8 32. Qd6+ Nd7 33. R4d3 Qb4+ 34. Rb3 Qe4+ 35. Ka1 Rf6 36. Qg3 b6 37. Re3 Qf4 38. Rxe8+ Kxe8 39. Qg8+ Rf8 40. Qxh7 Qxf2 41. Qe4+ Kd8 42. Qe6 Qxg2 43. Qc6 Qg7+ 44. Kb1 Qh7+ 45. Ka1 Qxh3 46. Qa8+ Ke7 47. d6+ Ke6 48. Qd5+ Kf6 49. Rd3 Qf1+ 50. Kb2 Qf2+ 51. Ka3 Ne5 52. Rh3 Qf4 53. Qb3 Qb4+ 54. Qxb4 cxb4+ 55. Kxb4 Ke6 56. Rh6+ Kd7 57. Kb5 Rf7 58. Ka6 Nc6 59. Kb7 b5 60. a3 a5 61. Kb6 b4 62. axb4 axb4 63. Kc5 Rf5+ 64. Kc4 Rf4+ 65. Kb3 Na5+ 66. Kb2 Rf2+ 67. Kb1 Nc4 68. Rh4 Na3+ 69. Ka1 Kxd6 70. Rg4 b3 71. Rg6+ (71. Rd4+ Kc5 72. Rd5+ $1 Kb4 (72... Kxd5 $4 {stalemate}) 73. Rd4+ Nc4 {was no better.}) 71... Kc5 72. Rc6+ $1 Kb4 (72... Kxc6 $4 {stalemate}) 73. Rb6+ $1 Nb5 74. Kb1 Kc5 75. Rb8 Nd4 76. Rb7 Kc4 77. Rb8 Kc3 78. Rc8+ Kd3 79. Rb8 Kc3 80. Rc8+ Kb4 81. Rb8+ Nb5 82. Rb7 Ka3 83. Kc1 b2+ 84. Kd1 b1=Q# 0-1

More games & replays will follow.

3 Comments:

Blogger Diamondback said...

Can you post the game score sheet without all the gobblee gook ?

I can read the score sheet and I don't knwo what's up with the game .

Thanks
diamondback

10:50 AM  
Blogger Diamondback said...

Correction to my comment.

I can't make heads or tails of the scoresheet with all the analysis thrown in.

Can you please just post the game score with out all the analysis round into one shcore sheet.

Thanks
diamondback

10:52 AM  
Blogger Chess Coroner said...

I'm surprised anyone would want that crappy game without the gobblee gook!! But here you go :

[Event "Garden State Chess League"]
[Site "West Orange"]
[Date "2009.06.30"]
[Round "5"]
[White "John Moldovan"]
[Black "Joshua Hill"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D36"]
[WhiteElo "1812"]
[BlackElo "1975"]
[PlyCount "168"]
[EventDate "2009.03.03"]
[EventType "team-tourn"]
[EventRounds "5"]
[EventCountry "USA"]
[Source "John Moldovan"]
[SourceDate "2009.07.01"]
[WhiteTeam "Maplewood"]
[BlackTeam "Hamilton"]

1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Nc3 c6 6. Bg5 Be7 7. Qc2 Bg4 8.
Ne5 Bh5 9. e3 Nbd7 10. Bd3 Nxe5 11. dxe5 Ng4 12. Bf4 g5 13. Bg3 Bg6 14. h3 Nh6
15. O-O-O Qa5 16. e6 Bxd3 17. exf7+ Nxf7 18. Qxd3 Bf6 19. Qf5 Bxc3 20. Qe6+ Kf8
21. bxc3 Qxc3+ 22. Kb1 Re8 23. Bd6+ Kg7 24. Qf5 Nxd6 25. Qxg5+ Kf7 26. Rd4 Ne4
27. Qf5+ Ke7 28. Rhd1 Nf6 29. e4 Rhf8 30. exd5 c5 31. Qe6+ Kd8 32. Qd6+ Nd7 33.
R4d3 Qb4+ 34. Rb3 Qe4+ 35. Ka1 Rf6 36. Qg3 b6 37. Re3 Qf4 38. Rxe8+ Kxe8 39.
Qg8+ Rf8 40. Qxh7 Qxf2 41. Qe4+ Kd8 42. Qe6 Qxg2 43. Qc6 Qg7+ 44. Kb1 Qh7+ 45.
Ka1 Qxh3 46. Qa8+ Ke7 47. d6+ Ke6 48. Qd5+ Kf6 49. Rd3 Qf1+ 50. Kb2 Qf2+ 51.
Ka3 Ne5 52. Rh3 Qf4 53. Qb3 Qb4+ 54. Qxb4 cxb4+ 55. Kxb4 Ke6 56. Rh6+ Kd7 57.
Kb5 Rf7 58. Ka6 Nc6 59. Kb7 b5 60. a3 a5 61. Kb6 b4 62. axb4 axb4 63. Kc5 Rf5+
64. Kc4 Rf4+ 65. Kb3 Na5+ 66. Kb2 Rf2+ 67. Kb1 Nc4 68. Rh4 Na3+ 69. Ka1 Kxd6
70. Rg4 b3 71. Rg6+ Kc5 72. Rc6+ Kb4 73. Rb6+ Nb5 74. Kb1 Kc5 75. Rb8 Nd4 76.
Rb7 Kc4 77. Rb8 Kc3 78. Rc8+ Kd3 79. Rb8 Kc3 80. Rc8+ Kb4 81. Rb8+ Nb5 82. Rb7
Ka3 83. Kc1 b2+ 84. Kd1 b1=Q# 0-1

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2:53 AM  

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