jcb - mital
02.05.2007

1.e4 +0.32/11

1...c5
+0.60/13

2.Nc3
+0.56/12

2...e6
+0.91/13

3.Nf3
I played 3.f4 in our last Closed Silcilian.

3...a6
+1.41/12

4.d4
+1.08/13

4...cxd4
+1.09/12

5.Nxd4
+1.08/11

5...Qc7
+1.04/10

6.Be3
+0.73/13

6...Bb4
The threats at c3 control the game for several moves.

7.Qd2
+0.24/12

7...Nf6
+0.24/11

8.f3
-0.43/11

8...d6
+0.06/10

9.Bd3
+0.16/12

9...Nbd7
+0.17/10

10.a3
0.00/11

10...Bxc3
+0.11/14

11.bxc3
Note that Shredder10 asseses this exchange as tilting advantage slightly to black.

11...Ne5
-0.15/13

12.0-0
-0.24/14

12...Bd7
-0.24/12

13.Rfb1
eyeing b6

13...b5
-0.50/13

14.Rb4
-0.50/14

14...0-0
-0.59/13

15.Qe1
-0.91/13

15...Rfc8
-0.93/13

16.Bd2
-1.00/12

16...a5
-0.83/13

17.Nxb5!?
Retreating the rook allows Nc4, which I figured leaves me with long, tough defensive game; I figure this will get two pawns for the N and an initiative on Q-side. Seems more fun to me.

17...Qb6+
-1.29/17

18.Be3
-1.29/15

18...Nxd3
-1.29/15

19.cxd3
-1.13/15

19...Qa6
-1.31/14

20.Rb3
-1.61/15

20...Bxb5 21.c4
-1.07/14

21...Bc6?
Overlooking Rb6, so I get the piece back, instead of just a second pawn.

22.Rb6
+2.19/16

22...Qa7
+2.19/17

23.Rxc6
+2.19/16

23...Qd7
+2.19/15

24.Rxc8+
+2.11/17

24...Qxc8
+2.11/16

25.Rb1
+2.11/15

25...Nd7
+2.11/14

26.Qc3
+2.14/13

26...Qc6
+2.21/15

27.Rb5
+2.21/13

27...a4
+2.52/15

28.Qb4
+2.52/13

28...f5
+3.13/15

29.exf5
+3.13/14

29...e5
+3.63/13

30.d4
+3.39/13

30...Rf8
+3.76/14

31.d5
+3.51/14

31...Qa6
+4.40/15

32.Ra5
+4.40/16

32...Qc8
+4.40/15

33.Rxa4
+4.15/14

33...Qc7
+10.09/16

34.Ra7
+9.61/14

34...Qb8
+11.81/16

35.Rxd7
+11.81/14

35...Qc8
+17.77/13

36.Qxd6
Black resigns. 1-0