(1) Pawlowski,David (1777) - Mangion,Ian (1836) [E43]
Kenilworth Summer Tournament Kenilworth, NJ (6), 16.07.2009
[Moldovan & Deep Rybka 3]

E43 Nimzo-Indian Defense Saint Petersburg Variation

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e3 b6 5.Nf3
[5.Nge2 as in Stoyko - Moldovan : Kenilworth G/30, 2007; & 5.Bd3 Bb7 6.f3 (6.Nge2?! Bxg2 7.Rg1 Bf3 8.Rxg7 Nh5 /\ ...Qh4) 6...c5 7.Nge2 are the main options.; For 5.Bd2 Bb7 6.Nf3 0-0 7.Bd3 see Kernighan - Sherry : Hoffman Memorial 2007 & Kernighan - Hall : Westfield Quads 10/28/2007.]

5...Bb7 6.Bd3 Ne4
Diagram

[RR6...Be4 7.0-0 Bxc3 8.bxc3 Vyzmanavin - P. Nikolic : New York 1994 (rapid) 8...0-0= ]

7.Bd2
[RR7.0-0!? Bxc3 8.bxc3 Nxc3 (8...f5 9.Bb2 0-0 10.Nd2N Qh4 11.f3 Nxd2 12.Qxd2 Rf6 13.Rf2 Nc6 14.g3 Qh3 15.Bf1 Qh6 16.Re1 d6 17.Bc1 Pawlowski - Moldovan : G/2+12, Springfield 03/25/2009 17...Raf8 is a good alternative.) 9.Qc2 Bxf3 10.gxf3 Qg5+ 11.Kh1 Qh5 12.Rg1 Qxf3+ 13.Rg2 f5[] gives White compensation for the 2 sacked Ps & the chance to force a draw (at move 12 or 14), if he so desires.; 7.Qc2 f5 8.0-0 Nxc3 (8...Bxc3 9.bxc3 0-0 10.Nd2 (or 10.Ne1 c5 11.f3 Nd6 ) 10...Qh4= 11.f3 Nxd2 12.Bxd2 Nc6 is most common.) 9.bxc3 Bxf3 10.gxf3 Qg5+ 11.Kh1 Bd6 12.f4 Qh6 13.Rg1 Nc6 14.Qe2 0-0 (14...Qf6 Winter - Capablanca : Ramsgate 1929 15.e4N +/=) 15.Bb2 Rf7 16.Rg3= Milos - Valiente : Buenos Aires 1988]

7...Nxd2 8.Qxd2 f5 9.a3 Bxc3 10.Qxc3 0-0
Diagram



11.b4N
[This varies from the 11.0-0-0 d6 12.Rhe1 of H. Mueller - Just : Osterburg 2004 where 12...Qf6 would've equalized.]

11...Qf6 12.Rc1 c5
[>=12...Bxf3 13.gxf3 a5 ]

13.Be2 cxd4 14.exd4 d6 15.0-0?!
[>=15.c5+/= ]

15...Nd7 16.Qb3
Diagram



16...Bxf3?
[>=16...Rac8= ]

17.Bxf3 Rac8 18.Rfe1 Kh8?!
[>=18...Rfe8+/= threatening to take on d4.]

19.Qe3?
[19.c5+/- ]

19...e5 20.dxe5 Nxe5 21.Bd5 f4 22.Qh3 f3 23.g3 g6 24.Re4 Nd3?!
[>=24...b5 /\25.cxb5?? Rxc1+-+ ]

25.Rh4
[>=25.Rd1 ]

25...Rc7 26.Rd1
Diagram

[>=26.Rf1+/= ]

26...Qb2??
[26...Re7 would've restored the balance. Now White wins :]

27.Rxd3 Re7 28.Rxf3 Re1+ 29.Kg2 Rfe8 30.Rxh7# 1-0