(2) Tomkovich,Greg (1696) - Chieu,Ken (2196) [A42]
Kenilworth Summer Tournament Kenilworth, NJ (9.1), 29.07.2010

A42 Modern Defense Averbakh Variation

1.d4 g6 2.c4 Bg7 3.e4 d6 4.Nc3 Nc6 5.Be3 e5 6.d5 Nce7
This opening has been the hot topic of the tournament.

7.Bd3
[For 7.c5 see round 6's Moldovan - Chieu]

7...f5 8.f4
Diagram

[>=8.f3 as in round 2's Pawlowski - Moldovan]

8...Nh6N
[For 8...Nf6 see Tomkovich - Moldovan, also from round 2.]

9.h3?
[9.Nf3= is correct.]

9...fxe4 10.Bxe4 Nef5
Black already has a clear plus.

11.Qd2 Qh4+ 12.Qf2 0-0 13.Nf3 Qxf2+ 14.Kxf2 Nxe3 15.Kxe3 exf4+ 16.Kd2 Re8 17.Rae1 Bf5 18.Ng5 Bd4 19.Bxf5 Be3+ 20.Kc2 Nxf5 21.Nb5 Bb6 22.Ne6 Ne3+ 23.Rxe3 fxe3 24.Nbxc7 Ba5 25.Kd3 Bd2 26.Nxa8 Rxa8 27.Rf1 b6 28.b3 Re8 29.Ke2 h5 30.Rf3 Rc8 31.Nd4 a6 32.Rf6 b5 33.Rxg6+ Kh7 34.Rxd6 bxc4 35.bxc4 Rxc4 36.Nf5 Ra4 37.Nxe3 Rxa2 38.Rd7+ Kg6 39.Nc4+-
but the game was drawn by agreement. 1/2-1/2