Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Queen Pawn Structure Chigorin

I won the Queen Pawn Chigorin game as Black when White captured the wrong way. In the process, I got a winning pawn structure even though the material was even. ChessNoobComp was frustrating for me to play because I am so much slower in blitz than I used to be 20 years ago. Twice my time expired while I was playing the checkmating move.

ChessNoobComp (1971) - Sawyer, ICC 3 0 Internet Chess Club, 03.04.2018 begins 1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bg5 Bg4 4.Nc3 a6 5.e3 Bf5 6.Bd3 Bxd3 7.Qxd3 f6 8.Bh4 Qd7 9.e4 e6 10.exd5 exd5 11.0-0-0 0-0-0 12.Na4 Nh6 13.Nc5 Bxc5 14.dxc5 Nf5 15.Bg3 Nxg3 16.fxg3 Ne5 [White has doubled pawns but could hold the endgame.]
17.Nxe5?! [This gives Black a winning passed pawn on e5. Better is 17.Qc3=] 17...fxe5 18.Rhe1 e4 19.Qd4 c6 20.Qe5 Qc7 21.Qxc7+ Kxc7 22.Rf1 Rhf8 23.Rde1 Rde8 24.b4 Kd7 25.a4 Rxf1 26.Rxf1 Ke7 27.h4 Rf8 28.Rf4 [28.Rxf8 Kxf8=/+] 28...Rxf4 29.gxf4 h5 30.Kd2 Ke6 31.Ke3 Kf5 32.g3 Kg4 33.Kf2 d4 34.Kg2 d3 35.cxd3 exd3 36.Kf2 d2 37.Ke2 Kxg3 38.Kxd2 Kxf4 39.Kc3 g5 40.hxg5 Kxg5 41.b5 [41.Kd3 Kf4-+] 41...axb5 42.axb5 h4 43.Kb4 h3 44.Ka5 h2 45.Kb6 cxb5 46.Kxb7 h1Q+ 47.c6 b4 48.Kb6 Qxc6+ 49.Kxc6 b3 50.Kd5 b2 51.Ke5 b1Q 52.Kd4 Qb5 53.Ke4 Qc5 54.Kf3 Qe5 55.Kf2 Kg4 56.Kg1 Qe2 57.Kh1 Kg3 58.Kg1 Qe1# White checkmated 0-1

My new book of 200 diagrams shows 200 final moves Fabiano Caruana played to win in Caruana Chess: Winning Moves by Fabiano Caruana (compiled by Tim Sawyer)


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