(1) Moldovan,John (1824) - Resika,Nathan (2219) [A41]
40th USATE Parsippany (1), 13.02.2010
[Moldovan & Deep Rybka 3]

A41 Modern Defense

1.Nf3 g6 2.c4 Bg7 3.Nc3 d6 4.d4 Bg4 5.Qb3
[>=5.e3+/= ]

5...Bxf3 6.gxf3 Bxd4 7.Qxb7 Bxc3+ 8.bxc3 Nd7 9.Bh3N
[This varies from the 9.h4 h5 10.f4 of Giffard - Taulbut : Aaronson Masters, London 1979]

9...e6 10.Be3 Ngf6 11.Bxa7?
[>=11.0-0 0-0 12.Bg2= ]

11...0-0
Diagram



12.Bg2??
[12.Be3=/+ ]

12...c5-+ 13.Rd1
Resigns was best but, since we were already down 1-0, I couldn't pull the plug.

13...Qa5 14.Rxd6 Rxa7 15.Qb3 Rb8 16.Qc2 Qxa2 17.Qxa2 Rxa2 18.f4 Rb1+ 19.Rd1 Rxd1+ 20.Kxd1 Nb6 21.Bf3 Nxc4 22.Kc1 Nd5 23.Bxd5 exd5 24.Rd1 Ra1+ 25.Kc2 Rxd1 26.Kxd1 Kg7 27.Kc2 Kf6 28.Kd3 Nb2+ 29.Kc2 Na4 30.Kd3 Kf5 31.e3 Kg4 32.c4 Nb2+ 33.Kc3 Nxc4 34.e4 dxe4 35.Kxc4 Kxf4 36.Kxc5 Kf3 37.Kd4 f5 0-1