Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Blackmar-Diemer Zilbermints2

Lev Zilbermints wins another Blackmar-Diemer Gambit against a master. He takes on FM Asa Hoffmann. Zilbermints sent me these comments: "I beat Hoffmann in a second game with the BDG. My score against him is +2, -1. I played him once in 2015 was winning, but then blundered. I have a +10, -2, =5 score with the Gunderam Attack in the Vienna Defense this year on ICC because I know it and because Black often does not play the best line as my wins against Hoffmann show as well as IM Christian Toth."

Zilbermints - Hoffmann, Internet Chess Club 2017 begins 1.d4 d5 2.e4 dxe4 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.f3 Bf5 5.g4 Bg6 6.h4 exf3 7.Qxf3 c6 8.h5 Bxc2 9.Rh2 Qxd4 10.Be3 Qxg4 11.Rxc2 Qxh5 12.Qxh5 [12.Qg3!?=] 12...Nxh5 13.0-0-0 Nd7 14.Nb5 cxb5 [14...Rc8!?] 15.Bxb5 Nhf6 16.Rc7 e6 [Or 16...a6 17.Bxd7+ +/=] 17.Bxd7+ Nxd7 18.Rdxd7
18...Rc8 19.Rxf7 Rxc7+ 20.Rxc7 Kd8 [20...Be7 21.Rxb7+-] 21.Rxb7 Bd6 22.Bg5+ Kc8 23.Rxa7 h6 24.Ra8+ Bb8 25.Bf4 Kb7 26.Rxb8+ Rxb8 27.Bxb8 Kxb8 28.Kd2 g5 [28...Kb7 29.a4+-] 29.Ke3 h5 30.Nf3 g4 31.Ne5 Kc7 32.a4 Kd6 33.Ke4 g3 34.Nf3 g2 35.Ng1 e5 [35...Kc5 36.Kf3+-] 36.b4 h4 37.Kf3 Kd5 38.a5 Kd4 39.a6 1-0

Sets: Chess Games 1.e4 Series and Chess Games 1.d4 Series
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  1. Hi Tim,
    Bought your 4 books in one on the BDG,great! wonder if Charles Diebert the highest rated BDG player,is still playing it.

    1. Thanks for your support! I don't know what openings Charles Diebert has been playing during the past 20 years. He has remained active. I wish him well.