Saturday, October 20, 2018

Blackmar-Diemer Dutch Haines

Ray Haines attempted to play a Blackmar-Diemer Gambit, but Black avoided it with the Poehlmann Variation 3...f5. This transposed to a Dutch Defence normally reached by 1.d4 f5 2.Nc3 d5 3.e4 dxe4. Now White had 4.Bc4, 4.Bf4, and Bg5, but 4.f3 played by Haines is probably the best move. Black attacked a White rook on move 31, but there was no time to capture it. White won with a barrage of checks.

Haines (1473) - reza1339 (1465), Live Chess Chess.com, 19.08.2018 begins 1.d4 d5 2.e4 dxe4 3.Nc3 f5 4.f3 Nf6 5.fxe4 fxe4 6.Be3 [6.Nge2!=] 6...c6 [6...Bf5=/+] 7.Qd2 Na6 8.0-0-0 Bg4 9.Be2 Bxe2 10.Ngxe2 Nb4 11.Kb1 Nbd5 12.Ng3 Nxc3+ 13.Qxc3 e6 14.h4 [White can attack weak points with 14.Qb3!+/=] 14...Nd5 15.Qd2 Bb4 16.c3 Ba5 17.Nxe4 0-0 18.h5 Qb6 19.Ka1 h6 20.Qd3 [White can win a piece with 20.b4!+-. Black has no significant compensation.] 20...Qc7 21.g4 Rf3 22.Rde1 Nf4? [22...e5=] 23.Qd2 Nd5 24.g5 Nxe3 25.Rxe3 Qf4 26.Rhe1 [26.Rxf3 Qxf3 27.Qe1+-] 26...hxg5 [26...Rxe3 27.Qxe3 Qxe3 28.Rxe3+/=] 27.Nc5 [27.Rxf3 Qxf3 28.Qxg5+-] 27...Re8 28.Qd3?! [28.Nd3+/-] 28...b6? [Black ignores the danger to the rook. Correct is 28...Rxe3! 29.Rxe3=] 29.Rxf3 Qh4 30.Rfe3 [30.Ref1+-] 30...bxc5 31.Qg6 cxd4
32.Qxe8+ Kh7 33.Qg6+ Kg8 34.Qxe6+ Kh7 35.Qg6+ Kg8 36.Re8# 1-0

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