Games
[Event "DCCA Intermediate Championship"] [Site "?"] [Date "2014.03.30"] [Round "?"] [White "Robert Wilby"] [Black "Theodore Slade"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "A03"] [PlyCount "98"] [EventDate "2014.??.??"] 1. f4 d5 2. Nf3 Bg4 3. d4 Bxf3 4. exf3 e6 5. Bb5+ c6 6. Be2 Bd6 7. c4 dxc4 8. Bxc4 Qf6 9. g3 Ne7 10. Nc3 Nf5 11. Ne2 Bb4+ 12. Kf2 h5 13. Qb3 Qe7 14. a3 Ba5 15. h4 Bb6 16. Qc3 O-O 17. g4 Nxh4 18. Kg3 Bd8 19. b4 Nd7 20. Bb2 hxg4 21. fxg4 Nf6 22. Qd3 Nd5 23. Rh2 g5 24. Bxd5 exd5 25. Rah1 Re8 26. Bc1 Qe4 27. Qxe4 Rxe4 28. fxg5 Ng6 29. Bf4 Bb6 30. Be5 Kf8 31. Rh8+ Nxh8 32. Rxh8+ Ke7 33. Rxa8 Rxe2 34. Rb8 Re3+ 35. Kf4 Rxa3 36. Rxb7+ Ke8 37. Rb8+ Kd7 38. Rf8 Ke7 39. Rh8 Kd7 40. Rh7 Ke6 41. Rh6+ Kd7 42. Rd6+ Ke7 43. Rxc6 Rd3 44. g6 fxg6 45. Rxg6 Bxd4 46. Bxd4 Rxd4+ 47. Ke5 Rxb4 48. Rg7+ Kf8 49. Rxa7 Rxg4 1/2-1/2 [Event "DCCA Intermediate Championship"] [Site "?"] [Date "2013.12.23"] [Round "?"] [White "Theodore Slade"] [Black "Bill Ingham"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A45"] [Annotator "Chubb,Raymond"] [PlyCount "54"] [EventDate "2013.??.??"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 e6 3. e4 h6 4. Bxf6 Qxf6 5. c3 Qd8 6. Bd3 d5 7. e5 c5 8. Ne2 Nc6 9. a3 Bd7 10. Bc2 Qb6 11. b3 cxd4 12. cxd4 Rc8 13. f4 Be7 14. O-O Nxd4 15. Nxd4 Rxc2 16. Kh1 Rc7 17. f5 exf5 18. Nxf5 Bxf5 19. Rxf5 Qe6 20. g4 g6 21. Rf3 Qxe5 22. Ra2 O-O 23. Re2 Qg5 24. Rd2 Qxg4 25. Rxd5 Rc1 26. Qxc1 Qxf3+ 27. Kg1 Qxd5 {White resigns} 0-1 [Event "Devon Intermediate 2013-2014"] [Site "?"] [Date "2014.01.17"] [Round "?"] [White "Bill Ingham"] [Black "Rob Wilby"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D00"] [Annotator "Frost,Bill"] [PlyCount "55"] [EventDate "2014.??.??"] 1. d4 c5 2. e3 d5 3. dxc5 {White gives up the centre and allows Black a firm central pawn majority. Steady development was the order of the day i.e. 3.Nf3, 3.Nc3 or 3.c4 to put pressure on d5.} e6 4. b4 {White intends to hang on to his advanced c-pawn even at the expense of piece development.} Nc6 5. c3 Nf6 6. Bb2 {White needs to get some pieces into play, but this is not a good choice as the bishop has little prospects on b2.5.Nf3 was more apt.} Ne4 7. Nd2 Qf6 8. Nxe4 dxe4 9. Qc2 Qg6 10. f3 exf3 11. Qxg6 hxg6 12. Nxf3 Be7 13. Nd4 Bh4+ 14. Kd2 Bd7 15. Bb5 $2 ({This is the start of White's problems.} 15. Nb5 {would have been better, preventing Black from castling on the queenside} O-O-O 16. Nd6+ {and making castling on the other wing rather onerous due to the shaky pawn defence of the king.}) 15... O-O-O 16. Nf3 Nxb4 {Black snatches the opportunity to recover his pawn, and White is forced to give up his good bishop.} 17. cxb4 Bxb5+ 18. Kc2 Ba4+ 19. Kc3 Bf6+ 20. Nd4 Rh5 21. Rae1 Rhd5 22. Kc4 a6 (22... b5+ {produces a quick win} 23. Nxb5 (23. Kc3 Rxd4 24. exd4 Bxd4+ 25. Kd3 Bxb2+) (23. Kd3 e5) 23... Bxb2 24. Rhf1 a6 25. Nd6+ R8xd6 26. cxd6 Bb5+ 27. Kb3 Bxf1 28. Rxf1 Bf6 29. e4 Rd3+ 30. Kc2 Ra3 31. Kb1 Ra4 32. e5 Rxb4+ 33. Kc2 Bxe5 {[%eval -385,18]}) 23. Bc3 Kc7 ({After} 23... e5 24. Nf3 b5+ 25. cxb6 R5d6 {White has to give up a piece to avoid being mated.} 26. b5 axb5+ 27. Kb4 Be7 28. Bd4 ({otherwise} 28. -- Rc6+ 29. Ka5 Kb7 30. Nxe5 Ra8#)) 24. Nf3 b5+ 25. cxb6+ Kxb6 26. Bd4+ Kb7 27. Kc3 Rc8+ 28. Kb2 {White must have heaved a sigh of relief when the draw was agreed.} (28. Kb2 Rc2+ 29. Ka3 Bb5 30. Rd1 Rxg2 31. Bxf6 gxf6 {leaves Black comfortably ahead in both material and position.}) 1/2-1/2