(2) Carrelli,Don (1899) - Chieu,Ken (2196) [B06]
Kenilworth Summer Tournament Kenilworth, NJ (3.1), 17.06.2010
[Moldovan & Firebird 1.2]

C60 Ruy Lopez Barnes Defense (by transposition)

1.e4 g6 2.d4 Bg7 3.c3 d6 4.h3
This is a bit passive & unnecessary. [>=4.Nf3 /\Bg4?! 5.Bc4+/= threatening 5...-- 6.Bxf7+! Kxf7 7.Ng5+ K moves 8.Qxg4 +-]

4...Nc6 5.Nf3 e5
[Going into the Pirc with 5...Nf6 6.Be3 0-0 (6...Nxe4? 7.d5!+/- Ne5 8.Qa4++- ) 7.Bd3 e5 was a good alternative.]


This position is also reached via 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 g6 4.c3 d6 5.h3 (>= d4) Bg7 6.d4.

6...exd4 7.cxd4 Bd7
[>=7...a6 /\8.Bxc6+ bxc6= ]

8.0-0 Nge7 9.Nc3 0-0 10.Be3
[10.Bg5 was played in Kouznetsova - Welte : Bergneustadt 2000]

[>=10...f5+/= ]

11.Qd2 Kh7 12.a3?!
[12.Bc4+/- ]

12...f5 13.Bd3 a6?!
[>=13...fxe4 14.Bxe4 Bf5 ]

14.Rae1 fxe4 15.Nxe4?

[15.Bxe4+/= was required.]

15...Rxf3! 16.gxf3 Bxh3 17.Kh2?
[17.Ng3 Bxf1 18.Kxf1+/- ]

17...Bxf1 18.Rxf1 Nf5+- 19.Rg1 Ncxd4 20.Kg2 Nh4+ 21.Kf1 Ndxf3 22.Qc2 Nxg1 23.Kxg1 Nf3+ 24.Kf1 Ne5 25.Be2 d5 26.Ng3 d4 27.Bxh6 Bxh6 28.Qc5 Qd5 0-1