Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Blackmar-Diemer Gambit Cavicchi

Francesco Cavicchi won a Blackmar-Diemer Gambit with 5.gxf3. While Black retained the gambit pawn, the open g-file proved useful for White. He played a nice tactical sham sacrifice on move 16. Black won a rook and White won a king.

Cavicchi (1824) - Valera_B (1714), Rated Blitz lichess, 20.02.2019 begins 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nc3 d5 3.e4 dxe4 4.f3 exf3 5.gxf3 e6 6.Be3 Nc6 7.Qd2 Bb4 8.Nge2 Bxc3 [8...Nd5=/+] 9.Nxc3 e5 10.d5 Ne7 11.Bc4 0-0 12.0-0-0 Qe8 [12...a6 13.Rhg1=] 13.Rhg1 Nf5 14.Bc5 Nd6 [14...g6 15.Qg5 Kg7 16.Ne4+/-] 15.Bxd6 cxd6
16.Rxg7+ Kxg7 [16...Kh8 17.Qh6+-] 17.Qg5+ Kh8 18.Qxf6+ Kg8 19.Rg1+ Bg4 20.Rxg4# 1-0

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