Sunday, 2 December 2018

Nigel vs Dane, Game 2 of the Fifth Boris Chessky Cup Head-To-Head

I was doing better in the game, but only had about 10 minutes left on the clock to Dane's 40, so ended up drawing the game.

First to 5 points: 
  • Dane: 1.5
  • Nigel: 0.5

1. d4 b6 2. e4 Bb7 3. Bd3 e6 4. Nc3 c5 5. d5 d6 6. Nf3 Nf6 7. Bg5 Be7 8. dxe6 fxe6 9. Bxf6(+1.30 → +0.44) Inaccuracy. A better move was 9. e5. (9. e5) 9... Bxf6 10. e5 dxe5 11. Qe2(+1.16 → -0.38) Mistake. The best move was 11. Nxe5. (11. Nxe5 Bxe5 12. Qh5+) 11... Nd7(-0.27 → +0.73) Inaccuracy. A better move was 11... Nc6. (11... Nc6 12. Ne4 Nd4 13. Nxd4 exd4 14. Bb5+ Kf7 15. Bc4 Bd5 16. O-O) 12. O-O-O a6(+0.90 → +1.84) Inaccuracy. A better move was 12... O-O. (12... O-O) 13. Be4 Bxe4 14. Qxe4 Qb8(+1.88 → +5.44) Mistake. The best move was 14... O-O. (14... O-O 15. Qc6 Ra7 16. Qxe6+ Kh8 17. Rhe1 Qe8 18. Qxe8 Rxe8 19. Rd6) 15. Rd2(+4.65 → +3.34) Inaccuracy. A better move was 15. Qc6. (15. Qc6 O-O 16. Qxe6+ Rf7 17. Rxd7 Qe8 18. Qd5 Qxd7 19. Qxa8+ Rf8) 15... Ra7 16. Rhd1 Ke7 17. h4 h6 18. Qg4(+5.10 → +2.80) Mistake. The best move was 18. g4. (18. g4) 18... Qe8 19. Ne4 Qf8 20. Rd6 Qf7 21. Rc6 Rd8 22. Nd6 Qg8 23. Ne4 Qf7 24. Nd6 Qg8 25. Ne4(+3.04 → 0.00) Blunder. The best move was 25. h5. (25. h5 b5 26. Ne4 Qf7 27. Rcd6 Re8 28. R6d2 Rb8 29. Nd6 Qg8) 25... Qf7 Draw