BBC TV's The Master Game, Series 4, broadcast 1979

Alberik O'Kelly - Tony Miles [E15]

BBC TV Master Game, Series 4/London, England (1) 1979


1. c4 b6 2. d4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 Ba6 5. b3 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Be7 7. Bg2 c6 8. O-O d5 9. Nc3 O-O

9... dxc4?! 10. bxc4 Bxc4? 11. Ne5 Bd5? 12. e4

10. cxd5 cxd5 11. Qb1 Nc6 12. a3 Rc8 13. Rc1 Re8 14. e3 h6 15. Qb2 Bd6 16. b4 Bd3 17. Ne1 Bc4 18. Bf1 Bxf1 19. Kxf1 e5! 20. Nb5 exd4 21. Nxd4 Nxd4 22. exd4 Qd7 23. Rxc8 Qxc8 24. Kg2 Re2 25. Nf3 Ng4 0-1


John Nunn - Vlastimil Hort [C43]

BBC TV Master Game, Series 4/London, England (1) 1979


1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. d4 Nxe4 4. Bd3 d5 5. Nxe5 Bd6 6. O-O O-O 7. Nd2 Nxd2 8. Bxd2 Nc6 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. Qh5 g6 11. Qh6 Re8 12. Bg5 Be7

12... f6? 13. Bxg6!

13. Rae1 Bxg5 14. Rxe8+ Qxe8 15. Qxg5 Be6 16. f4 Qd8 17. Qg3 Qd6 18. Qh4 Qd8 19. Qf2 Qf6 20. Re1 Rb8 21. b3 Re8 22. Re5 Kf8 23. Qe3

23. Qd2!

23... Bd7 24. c4 dxc4 25. Bxc4 Qd6 26. Rxe8+ Bxe8 27. Qe5 f6 28. Qc5 Bf7 29. Qxa7 Bxc4 30. bxc4 Qxf4 31. Qa3+ Ke8 32. Qc3 Kd8 33. h3 1/2-1/2


Vlastimil Hort - John Nunn [B22]

BBC TV Master Game, Series 4/London, England (1) 1979


1. e4 c5 2. c3 d5 3. exd5 Qxd5 4. d4 e6 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. Be2 Be7 7. c4 Qd8 8. O-O cxd4 9. Nxd4 O-O 10. Nc3 a6 11. Bf4 Nbd7 12. Bg3 Nc5 13. Bf3 Qb6 14. Qc2 Bd7 15. Rab1 a5 16. Rfd1 Rac8 17. Qe2 Rfe8 18. Ndb5 Bc6 19. b3 Bxf3 20. Qxf3 Qc6 21. Qxc6 Rxc6 22. f3 Kf8 23. Kf1 Rd8 24. Bc7 Rxd1+ 25. Rxd1 a4 26. Rb1 axb3 27. axb3 Ne8 28. Be5 Nd6 29. Bxd6 Bxd6 30. b4 Na6 31. Nxd6 Rxd6 32. Ne4 Rd4 33. b5 Nb8 34. c5 f5 35. Ng5 Ke7 36. Re1 e5 37. Rxe5+ Kf6 38. Re8 Nd7 39. Nxh7+ Kg6 40. c6! bxc6 41. bxc6 Kxh7

41... Nb6 42. Nf8+ Kf7 43. Rb8 Nd5 44. Nd7

42. Rd8 Rc4 43. cxd7 Rd4 44. Rf8 Rxd7 45. Rxf5 1-0


Walter Browne - Jan Hein Donner [B08]

BBC TV Master Game, Series 4/London, England (1) 1979


1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Be2 O-O 6. O-O Bg4 7. Be3 Nc6 8. Qd2 e5 9. dxe5 dxe5 10. Rad1 Qc8 11. Qc1 Rd8 12. Rxd8+ Qxd8 13. Rd1 Qf8 14. h3 Bxf3 15. Bxf3 Rd8 16. Nb5 Qe7 17. Rxd8+ Qxd8 18. Qd1 Qb8

18... Qxd1+ 19. Bxd1 Nxe4 20. Bf3 Nd6 21. Bxc6 bxc6 22. Nxa7

19. c3 a6 20. Na3 Qe8 21. Qb3 Na5 22. Qd1 b5 23. b4 Nb7 24. c4 h5 25. Qd3 c6 26. Nc2 Qe6 27. cxb5 axb5 28. Qc3 Kh7 29. Ne1 Bh6 30. Bxh6 Kxh6 31. Nd3 Nd7 32. Bd1 f6 33. a4 bxa4 34. Bxa4 Nd8 35. b5 Nb6 36. bxc6?

36. Bb3

36... Nxa4 37. Qc1+ Kg7 38. Qa3?? Qxc6 39. Nb4 Qd7 40. Nd5 Ne6 41. Qf3 Qf7 0-1


Gyozo Forintos - Bent Larsen [A54]

BBC TV Master Game, Series 4/London, England (1) 1979


1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 d6 3. Nc3 Nbd7 4. e4 e5 5. Nge2 Be7 6. g3 a6 7. Bg2 h5 8. h4 c6 9. d5 cxd5 10. Nxd5 Nxd5 11. cxd5 Nf6 12. a4 O-O 13. Nc3 Bd7 14. Bg5 Ng4 15. Bxe7 Qxe7 16. Qd2 Rac8 17. O-O Qd8 18. a5 b5 19. Na2 Rc4 20. Nb4 Rd4 21. Qe1 Qa8 22. b3 Rc8 23. f3 Nf6 24. Rf2 Rc5 25. Rd1 Rxd1 26. Qxd1 Rc3 27. Na2 Rc7 28. Rc2 Qa7+ 29. Kh2 Rxc2 30. Qxc2 g6 31. Nb4 Kg7 32. Qc3 Ng8 33. Bf1 f5 34. exf5 Bxf5 35. Kg2

35. Qc6 Qf2+ 36. Bg2 e4

35... Ne7 36. Be2 Qb7 37. Qd2 Kh7 38. Bd3 Bxd3 39. Qxd3 Qc8 40. Qe2?










40. Qd2=

40... Qc3! 41. Nxa6 Qxa5 42. Nb8 Nxd5 43. Nd7 Qc3 44. Qa2 Qe1 45. Kh2 Ne3 46. Nf6+ Kh6 47. b4 Nf1+ 48. Kg2 Nd2 49. g4 Qf1+ 50. Kh2 Qf2+ 51. Kh3 Qxf3+ 52. Kh2 Qf4+ 53. Kh1 hxg4 54. Nxg4+ Kh5 55. Nh2 Nf3 0-1


Vlastimil Hort - Tony Miles [B22]

BBC TV Master Game, Series 4/London, England (2) 1979


1. e4 c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. d4 cxd4 5. Qxd4 e6 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Qe4 f5 8. exf6 Nxf6 9. Qh4 e5 10. Bg5

10. Bd3? e4 11. Bxe4 Qe7 12. O-O Nxe4

10... d5 11. Bb5 Bd6 12. c4 O-O 13. O-O e4 14. cxd5 exf3

14... Ne7 15. Bxf6 exf3

15. dxc6 fxg2 16. Kxg2 bxc6 17. Bc4+

17. Bxc6? Rb8 18. Nd2 Rb4

17... Kh8 18. Nc3 Qc7 19. Rad1 Bb7?!

19... Bf5

20. Bd3 Rad8 21. Bf5 Be5?

Diagram #

22. Bxh7 c5+ 23. f3 Rd4 24. Rxd4 cxd4 25. Bf5+ Kg8 26. Be6+ Rf7 27. Ne4 Qc6 28. Nxf6+ gxf6 29. Bxf6 Qc2+ 30. Kh1 Bxf3+ 31. Rxf3 Qd1+ 32. Kg2 Qc2+ 33. Qf2 Qg6+ 34. Rg3! Bxg3 35. Qxg3 1-0


Jan Hein Donner - Bent Larsen [E41]

BBC TV Master Game, Series 4/London, England (2) 1979


1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 c5 5. Bd3 Nc6 6. Nf3 Bxc3+ 7. bxc3 d6 8. e4 e5 9. d5 Ne7 10. Nh4 Qa5 11. Qc2 h6 12. f3 Bd7 13. Nf5 Nxf5 14. exf5 b5 15. cxb5 c4 16. Bxc4 Rc8 17. Qb3 O-O 18. Bd2 a6 19. a4 axb5 20. Bxb5 Bxb5 21. Qxb5 Qa7 22. Qd3 Rfe8 23. Qe3 Qxe3+ 24. Bxe3 Nxd5 25. Bd2 Rc6 26. Kf2 Ra8 27. a5 Rc5 28. Rhd1 Ra6 29. Ra3 Ne7 30. f6 gxf6 31. c4 Rxc4 32. Bxh6 d5 33. Bd2 f5 34. Rc1 Rxc1 35. Bxc1 d4 36. Ke2 e4 37. g4 Nd5 38. gxf5 e3 39. f4 Nxf4+ 40. Kf3 Nd5 41. Ra4 Ne7 42. Rxd4 Rxa5 1/2-1/2


Bent Larsen - Jan Hein Donner [D58]

BBC TV Master Game, Series 4/London, England (2) 1979


1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. Nf3 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. Rc1 Ne4 8. Bxe7 Qxe7 9. e3 c6 10. Bd3 Nxc3 11. Rxc3 dxc4 12. Rxc4 b6?! 13. O-O Bb7 14. Ne5 Qd6 15. Qf3 f6










16. Qe4!

16. Ng6

16... fxe5??

16... f5 17. Qf4

17. dxe5 Qd8 18. Qh7+ Kf7 19. Bg6+ Ke7 20. Qxg7+ Rf7 21. Qxf7# 1-0


Tony Miles - Jan Hein Donner [D12]

BBC TV Master Game, Series 4/London, England (3) 1979


1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 c6 4. e3 Bf5 5. cxd5 cxd5 6. Nc3 Nc6 7. Bb5 Bd7 8. Ne5 e6 9. Bd3 Be7 10. Bd2 O-O 11. O-O Ne8 12. Rc1 Nd6 13. Be1 Nxe5 14. dxe5 Nc4 15. Bxc4 dxc4 16. Ne4 Bc6 17. Qg4 Bxe4 18. Qxe4 b5 19. Qb7 a6 20. a4 bxa4

20... Qe8

21. Rxc4 a3 22. Rd4










22. bxa3!?

22... Rb8! 23. Qe4 axb2 24. Rxd8 b1=Q 25. Qxb1 Rxb1 26. Rd7 Bb4 1/2-1/2


Jan Hein Donner - Tony Miles [A40]

BBC TV Master Game, Series 4/London, England (3) 1979


1. c4 b6 2. e4 Bb7 3. Nc3 e6 4. d4 Bb4 5. f3 Qh4+ 6. g3 Bxc3+ 7. bxc3 Qh5 8. Nh3 f5 9. Nf4 Qf7 10. exf5 Qxf5 11. Bd3 Qf7 12. Be4 Nc6 13. d5 exd5 14. Nxd5 O-O-O 15. Be3 Nf6 16. Nxf6 Qxf6 17. Bd4 Nxd4 18. Qxd4 Bxe4 19. Qxf6 gxf6 20. fxe4 Rde8 21. O-O Rxe4 22. Rxf6 Rxc4 23. Rf3 h5 24. h4 Re8 25. Raf1 Kb7 26. R1f2 Re5 27. Kg2 Rec5 28. Rd2 d6 29. Rd4 Rxd4

29... Rxc3! 30. Rxc3 Rxc3 31. Rd5 Rc5 32. Rxc5 dxc5 33. g4 hxg4 34. h5 c4

30. cxd4 Rd5 31. Rf4 c5 32. dxc5 bxc5 33. g4 hxg4 34. Kg3 Rd1 35. h5 Rh1 36. Kxg4 d5 37. Rf5 Kc6 38. Kg3 c4 39. Kg2 Re1 40. h6 Re8 41. h7 c3 42. Rh5 Rh8 43. Rh1 c2 44. Rc1 Rxh7 45. Rxc2+ Kb5 46. Rc3 Rf7 47. Kg3 d4 0-1


Bent Larsen - Vlastimil Hort [D85]

BBC TV Master Game, Series 4/London, England (3) 1979


1. c4 g6 2. Nf3 Bg7 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nc3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 c5 8. Bb5+ Nc6 9. O-O

9. d5 a6

9... Qa5 10. Qb3

10. Rb1

10... O-O 11. Bxc6 bxc6 12. Qa3 Qxa3 13. Bxa3 cxd4 14. cxd4 Rd8 15. Rac1 Rd7 16. Rfd1 Ba6 17. Ne5 Bxe5 18. dxe5 Rad8 19. Rxd7 Rxd7 20. h4 Bb5 21. Bc5 a5 22. Kh2 Bd3 23. f3 a4 24. Kg3 h5 25. Kf4 Bb5 26. a3 Kf8 27. g4 Rd3 28. gxh5 gxh5 29. Bb4 Rb3 30. Rc2 Rb1 31. Rd2 Ke8 32. Ba5! e6

32... Kf8? 33. Rd8+ Kg7 34. Bb4 e6 35. Be7

33. Bb4 Rc1 34. Bd6 Rc3 35. Rg2 c5 36. Rg8+ Kd7 37. Rf8 Be2 38. Rxf7+ Kc6 39. Kg3 Rxa3 40. Rc7+ Kb6 41. Bxc5+ Kxc7 42. Bxa3 Kd7 43. Kf2 Bd1 44. Ke3 Ke8 45. f4 Kf7 46. f5 Bg4 47. Kf4 Bd1 48. Kg5 Bf3 49. Bb2 Bd1 1/2-1/2


Vlastimil Hort - Bent Larsen [C60]

BBC TV Master Game, Series 4/London, England (3) 1979


1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nge7 4. d4 exd4 5. Nxd4 Nxd4 6. Qxd4 Nc6 7. Qe3 Bb4+ 8. Nc3 O-O 9. O-O d6 10. Nd5 Bc5 11. Qg3 Kh8 12. Bd2 Nd4 13. Bd3 c6 14. Nf4 Ne6 15. Bc3 Qg5 16. Qxg5 Nxg5 17. Rae1 Ne6 18. Bd2 Nxf4 19. Bxf4 Be6 20. e5 dxe5 21. Bxe5 Rad8 22. a3 Rfe8 23. h3 Kg8 24. Re2 Bd5 1/2-1/2


Bent Larsen - Vlastimil Hort [D10]

BBC TV Master Game, Series 4/London, England (3) 1979


1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 c6 3. d4 d5 4. e3 Bf5 5. Qb3 Qb6 6. Qxb6 axb6 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. Nxd5 cxd5 9. Bd2 Bd7 10. Ne2 e6 11. Nc3 Bb4 12. Bd3 Nc6 13. Ke2 Ke7 14. Rhc1 Rhc8 15. h3 Kf8 16. Nb5 Be7 17. f4 Na5 18. b3 Nc6 19. a4 Nb4 20. Bxb4 Bxb4 21. Nc7 Rab8 22. Bb5 Bc6 23. Bxc6 Rxc7 24. Bb5 Rbc8 25. Rxc7 Rxc7 26. Bd3 f5 27. g4 g6 28. Ra2 Rc1 29. Rc2 Rxc2+ 30. Bxc2 Ke7 31. Kf3 Be1 32. Bd3 Kd8 33. Bb5 Ke7 34. Ke2 Bb4 35. Kd1 Bc3 36. Be2 Bb4 37. h4 fxg4 38. Bxg4 h5 39. Be2 Kf7 40. Bb5 Be7 41. Bd7 Bxh4 42. Bc8 1/2-1/2


Vlastimil Hort - Bent Larsen [A17]

BBC TV Master Game, Series 4/London, England (3) 1979


1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4 4. Qb3 c5 5. a3 Ba5 6. g3 Nc6 7. Bg2 O-O 8. O-O d6 9. d3 h6 10. e3 e5 11. Nd2 Bxc3 12. bxc3 Qe7 13. Rb1 Bd7!? 14. Qxb7 Rab8 15. Qa6 Rxb1 16. Nxb1 Rb8 17. Nd2 Qe8 18. Ne4 Nxe4 19. Bxe4 Rb6 20. Qa4 Nd4 21. Qd1

21. Qxa7 Ne2+ 22. Kg2 Rb1 23. Bd2? Bh3+

21... Nb3 22. f4 Bh3 23. Rf2 Nxc1 24. Qxc1 Qb8 25. d4 f5 26. Bc2 e4 27. Rd2 Qc7 28. Bd1 Qb7 29. Qc2 Qa6 30. Qa4 Qxa4 31. Bxa4 Ra6 32. dxc5 dxc5 33. Bd7 Rxa3 34. Rd5 g6 35. Rxc5 Rxc3 36. Kf2 Rc2+ 37. Ke1 Bg4 38. Rc7 a5 39. c5 Re2+ 40. Kf1 Rxe3 41. c6 Rf3+?

41... Rc3! 42. Rb7 e3 43. c7 Rc1+ 44. Kg2 e2 45. Rb1 Rxc7

42. Kg2?

42. Ke1! Rd3! 43. Be6+ Kf8 44. Rf7+ Ke8 45. c7 Rd1+ 46. Kf2 Rd2+ 47. Ke1 Rd1+=

42... Rc3 43. Ra7

43. Be6+ Kf8! 44. Rf7+ Ke8

43... Rc2+ 44. Kf1 e3 45. c7 Rc1+ 46. Kg2










46... Rc2+

46... e2! 47. Ra8+ Kf7 48. Re8 Rxc7

47. Kf1 Rc1+ 48. Kg2 Rc2+ 1/2-1/2


Bent Larsen - Vlastimil Hort [D10]

BBC TV Master Game, Series 4/London, England (3) 1979


1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 c6 3. d4 d5 4. e3 Bf5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bc4 e6 7. Nge2 Nb6 8. Bb3 c5 9. e4 Bg6 10. Be3 N8d7 11. O-O cxd4 12. Nxd4 Bc5?










13. Na4

13. Bxe6! fxe6 14. Nxe6 Qc8 15. Nb5

13... Qe7 14. Nxc5 Nxc5 15. f3 O-O 16. Qe2 Rac8 17. Bc2 e5 18. Nb5 a6 19. Nc3 f6 20. Rfd1 Rfd8 21. Rxd8+ Rxd8 22. Qf2 Rc8 23. Rd1 Bf7 24. Bxc5

24. Nd5! Nxd5 25. exd5

24... Rxc5 25. Bb3 Bxb3 26. axb3 Rc6 27. h3 Rd6 28. Nd5 Nxd5 29. exd5 Qc7 30. Qe3 Kf7 31. Qe4 Qc5+ 32. Kh2 g6 33. Qc4 Qxc4 34. bxc4 Rb6 35. Rd2 Ke7 36. c5 Rb5 37. Rc2 f5 38. Kg3 Kd7 39. Kh4 h6 40. g4 Rb3 41. Re2 Rb5 42. gxf5 gxf5 43. Rxe5 Rxc5 44. Rxf5 Rb5 45. Kh5 Rxb2 46. Kxh6 a5 47. h4 a4 48. Rf8 b5?

48... Rb6+!

49. Ra8 Rb3 50. f4 a3 51. f5 b4 52. f6 Rf3 53. Kg5 Kd6 54. h5 Kxd5 55. h6 Rg3+ 56. Kf4 Rg1

Black lost on time, but White is winning anyway after 57.h7.

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