### (2) Mann,Ted (1476) - Sturniolo,Lou (1394) [A80]

2nd Irving Ellner Memorial Kenilworth, NJ (3.4), 30.04.2009

* [Moldovan & Rybka 2.3]*

**
**A80 Dutch Defense

1.d4
f5
2.Nf3
Nf6
3.Qd3
This is more often played at move 2 (326x) than it is here (now 6x).

3...e6!
Diagram

[‹3...g6
4.Qb3
d5
Panneke - Schroeter : Alpenpokal Open, Obertsdorf GER 2003 5.Nc3+/=
]

4.Ne5!?N
[I'm going to bite my tongue & just say >=4.Nc3
/\Bb4
5.Bg5
joining Urato - Moldovan : USATE 2009.; or 4.a3
]

4...d6
5.Nf3
Nbd7
[>=5...b6
6.Nc3
Bb7
7.Ng5
/\ e2-e4 7...Qd7
; or 5...Nc6
starting to prepare ...e6-e5.]

6.Nc3
c6
[>=6...Be7
7.e4
fxe4
8.Nxe4
Nxe4
9.Qxe4
Nf6
10.Qh4
Nd5
11.Qg3
0-0=
Now White gets an edge.]

7.e4
fxe4
8.Nxe4
Nxe4
9.Qxe4
Nf6
10.Qh4
Be7
Diagram I'll let Rybka take it from here.

11.Bg5
[>=11.Bd3+/=
]

11...Bd7
12.Bd3
Qa5+
[>=12...Qb6=
]

13.c3
[>=13.Bd2+/=
]

13...0-0-0
14.0-0
h6
15.Bd2
Qb6
16.b3
[>=16.b4=
]

16...Nd5
[>=16...g5
17.Qg3
e5=/+
]

17.Qg3
Rdf8?
[17...g5=
]

18.c4
Nf6
19.Qxg7
Qd8
20.Qg3
Rhg8
Diagram

21.Qh3?
[21.Qf4+/=
]

21...e5
22.Qxh6??
[22.Bf5©
]

22...e4?
[22...Ng4-+
Q moves 23.Rxf3 was right.]

23.Be2??
[23.Qe3
exd3
24.Rae1-/+
]

23...exf3?
[23...Ng4
24.Qh7
exf3
25.Bxf3
Rxf3!-+
/\26.gxf3?
Nf6+
was correct.]

24.Bxf3
Rh8?
[24...Ng4
25.Bxg4[]
Rxg4-/+
]

25.Qe3
Kb8
[>=25...Ng4
26.Bxg4
Bxg4=/+
]

26.Rae1
Re8
[>=26...Rh7=/+
]

27.Qc3
[>=27.Bb4©
]

27...Ng4
[>=27...Bf5=/+
]

28.h3
Nh6
29.Bf4
Kc8
30.Rd1
[>=30.c5©
]

30...Bf6=/+
but White eventually won.** 1-0**