Sunday, 27 May 2018

Dane vs Nigel, Game 6 of the Fourth Boris Chessky Cup Head-To-Head

First to 5 points: 
  • Dane: 3
  • Nigel: 3

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bd3 Nc6 6. b3 Be7 7. O-O Bg4 8. Bb2 Nb4 9. a3 Nxd3 10. Qxd3 Bxf3 11. Qxf3 O-O 12. Nd2 c6 13. Rfe1 Re8 14. c4 Qd7 15. h3 Bd6 16. cxd5 Nxd5 17. Ne4 Bc7 18. Bc1 f5 19. Bd2 fxe4 20. Rxe4 Rxe4 21. Qxe4 Re8 22. Qd3 Qd6 23. g3 Qf6 24. b4 Rf8 25. Rf1 Bb6 26. Be3 Nxe3 27. fxe3 Qd6 28. Rxf8+ Qxf8 29. Qc4+ Kh8 30. Kg2 h6 31. Qe6 Bd8 32. Qe4 Bc7 33. Qf3 Qe7 34. e4 Qg5 35. e5 Bxe5 1/2-1/2

Saturday, 26 May 2018

Nigel vs Dane, Game 5 of the Fourth Boris Chessky Cup Head-To-Head

First to 5 points: 
  • Dane: 2.5
  • Nigel: 2.5
The extra analysis on this game didn't come through below, but you should be able to paste the following text into the PGN window at chess.com/analysis-board-editor to see it. 1.Nf3 c5 2.c4 Nc6 3.Nc3 g6 4.d4 cxd4 5.Nxd4 e5 { (+0.16 ? +1.26) Inaccuracy. A better move was 5... Bg7. } ( 5...Bg7 6.Nxc6 6...dxc6 7.Qxd8+ 7...Kxd8 8.e4 8...Be5 9.Be3 9...Nf6 10.f3 ) 6.Nxc6 { (+1.27 ? 0.00) Mistake. The best move was 6. Ndb5. } ( 6.Ndb5 6...a6 7.Nd6+ 7...Bxd6 8.Qxd6 8...Qe7 9.Qxe7+ 9...Ngxe7 10.Ne4 10...O-O ) 6...bxc6 7.g3 Bg7 8.Bg2 Ne7 9.O-O O-O 10.Bg5 Rb8 { (+0.49 ? +3.06) Mistake. The best move was 10... f6. } ( 10...f6 11.Bc1 11...f5 12.Bg5 12...h6 13.Be3 13...Rf6 14.Qd2 14...g5 15.Bc5 ) 11.b3 { (+2.99 ? +0.55) Blunder. The best move was 11. Qd6. } ( 11.Qd6 11...Nf5 12.Bxd8 12...Nxd6 13.Bc7 13...Rxb2 14.Bxd6 14...Re8 15.Ba3 15...Rc2 ) 11...h6 { (+0.59 ? +1.89) Inaccuracy. A better move was 11... Bb7. } ( 11...Bb7 ) 12.Bxe7 { (+1.89 ? -0.07) Mistake. The best move was 12. Qd6. } ( 12.Qd6 12...hxg5 13.Qxb8 13...Qa5 14.Ne4 14...g4 15.Rfd1 15...Nf5 16.Nd6 16...Nxd6 ) 12...Qxe7 13.e3 e4 { (-0.56 ? 0.00) Inaccuracy. A better move was 13... f5. } ( 13...f5 14.e4 14...f4 15.Bh3 15...Rf7 16.Kh1 16...Qf6 17.Qd3 17...Bf8 18.Rg1 ) 14.Rc1 f5 15.Qc2 Rd8 16.Rfd1 Bb7 17.Rd2 d5 18.cxd5 cxd5 19.Ne2 Rd7 20.Qd1 Rbd8 21.Nd4 Ba6 { (+0.41 ? +2.23) Mistake. The best move was 21... Bf8. } ( 21...Bf8 22.Nc6 22...Bxc6 23.Rxc6 23...Rd6 24.Qc1 24...Rxc6 25.Qxc6 25...Qd6 26.Rc2 ) 22.Bf1 { (+1.63 ? +0.45) Mistake. The best move was 22. Nc6. } ( 22.Nc6 22...Qd6 23.Nxd8 23...Rxd8 24.Rdc2 24...Bb7 25.Qd2 25...Qb6 26.Bf1 26...a6 ) 22...Bxf1 { (+0.63 ? +1.81) Inaccuracy. A better move was 22... Bxd4. } ( 22...Bxd4 23.Rxd4 23...Bxf1 24.Qxf1 24...Rd6 25.Rc5 25...g5 26.Qc1 26...Qf7 27.b4 ) 23.Qxf1 { (+1.70 ? +0.68) Inaccuracy. A better move was 23. Nc6. } ( 23.Nc6 23...Qe8 24.Nxd8 24...Bd3 25.Nc6 25...Bf8 26.Rxd3 26...exd3 27.Qxd3 27...Kh7 ) 23...Qe8 24.Qa6 Rb8 25.Rc6 Bxd4 26.Rxd4 Kg7 27.Rd2 Qf7 28.Rdc2 d4 29.exd4 Rxd4 { (+1.25 ? +8.84) Blunder. The best move was 29... Re8. } ( 29...Re8 30.d5 30...f4 31.Rd6 31...e3 32.Rxd7 32...Qxd7 33.Qd3 33...fxg3 34.hxg3 ) 30.Rc7 { (+9.17 ? +1.39) Blunder. The best move was 30. Rxg6+. } ( 30.Rxg6+ 30...Qxg6 31.Rc7+ 31...Qf7 32.Rxf7+ 32...Kxf7 33.Qxa7+ 33...Ke6 34.Qxd4 34...Rb5 ) 30...Rd7 31.Qxa7 Rbd8 32.Rxd7 Qxd7 { (+1.22 ? +17.34) Blunder. The best move was 32... Rxd7. } ( 32...Rxd7 33.Qe3 33...Qe6 34.Rd2 34...Rxd2 35.Qxd2 35...g5 36.Qc3+ 36...Kg6 37.Qc4 ) 33.Rc7 1-0

Friday, 18 May 2018

Dane vs Nigel, Game 4 of the Fourth Boris Chessky Cup Head-To-Head

A blunder on move 10 left me struggling for the rest of the game.


First to 5 points: 
  • Dane: 2.5
  • Nigel: 1.5

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 Ne7 5.Nf3 c5 6.a3 Bxc3+ 7.bxc3 c4 8.Be2 O-O 9.Ng5 Ng6 10.Bg4 f6 { (-0.02 → +2.67) Blunder. The best move was 10... Bd7. } ( 10...Bd7 11.a4 11...Nc6 12.O-O 12...h6 13.Nh3 13...b6 14.Bh5 14...Nce7 15.Ba3 ) 11.Bxe6+ Kh8 12.Nf7+ Rxf7 13.Bxf7 fxe5 14.Bxg6 hxg6 15.dxe5 Nc6 16.Qe2 Be6 17.O-O Qh4 18.f4 Rf8 19.Be3 b6 20.Qf2 Qe7 21.Qg3 Bf5 22.Qf2 Be4 23.a4 g5 24.Qg3 gxf4 25.Bxf4 Rf5 26.Rae1 g5 { (+1.75 → +3.79) Mistake. The best move was 26... Kg8. } ( 26...Kg8 27.Rf2 27...Nxe5 28.Ref1 28...Rh5 29.h3 29...Kh7 30.Bxe5 30...Qxe5 31.Qxe5 ) 27.Qh3+ { (+4.33 → +2.43) Mistake. The best move was 27. Be3. } ( 27.Be3 27...Rxe5 28.Rf2 28...Kh7 29.Ref1 29...Bg6 30.Rf6 30...Rxe3 31.Qxg5 31...Qe8 ) 27...Qh7 28.Qxh7+ Kxh7 29.Bg3 Rxf1+ 30.Rxf1 Kg7 31.Rf2 Nd8 32.Kf1 Ne6 33.Ke1 Nc5 34.a5 bxa5 35.Kd2 a4 36.Kc1 Kg8 37.Kb2 Kg7 38.Ka3 a5 39.e6 Bg6 { (+2.97 → +6.00) Mistake. The best move was 39... Nxe6. } ( 39...Nxe6 40.Be5+ 40...Kg8 41.g4 41...Nc5 42.Bd4 42...Nb7 43.Kxa4 43...Bg6 44.Rf6 ) 40.Bd6 { (+6.89 → +2.82) Blunder. The best move was 40. Be5+. } ( 40.Be5+ 40...Kg8 41.e7 41...Bf7 42.Rf5 42...Ne6 43.Kxa4 43...Be8+ 44.Kxa5 44...Bf7 ) 40...Nxe6 41.Kxa4 Nf4 { (+3.06 → +4.89) Inaccuracy. A better move was 41... Nd8. } ( 41...Nd8 42.Bc5 42...Be4 43.g4 43...Ne6 44.Bd4+ 44...Kg8 45.Be3 45...Kg7 46.Bd4+ ) 42.Bxf4 gxf4 43.Kxa5 Be4 44.Rxf4 Bxg2 { (+6.99 → +49.18) Mistake. The best move was 44... Kh6. } ( 44...Kh6 45.g3 45...Bxc2 46.h4 46...Kh5 47.Kb5 47...Bd3 48.Kc5 48...Bb1 49.Kxd5 ) 45.Rg4+ Kf6 46.Rxg2 Ke5 47.Kb5 { (♔ Mate in 13 → ♔ Mate in 13) Excellent. Faster mate A better move was 47. h4. } ( 47.h4 47...d4 48.cxd4+ 48...Ke4 49.Kb4 49...Kf5 50.Kxc4 50...Kf4 51.h5 51...Ke4 52.h6 52...Ke3 53.h7 53...Kf3 54.Rg7 54...Ke3 55.h8=Q 55...Kf3 56.Qh1+ 56...Kf4 57.Qf1+ 57...Ke3 58.Re7+ 58...Kd2 59.Re2# ) 47...Ke4 48.Kc5 { (♔ Mate in 12 → ♔ Mate in 12) Excellent. Faster mate A better move was 48. h4. } ( 48.h4 48...Kf3 49.Rg7 49...Ke4 50.h5 50...Kf3 51.h6 51...Ke3 52.Kb4 52...Kd2 53.h7 53...d4 54.Kxc4 54...d3 55.h8=Q 55...Kxc2 56.Qh2+ 56...d2 57.Rg1 57...Kb2 58.Qxd2+ 58...Ka3 59.Ra1# ) 48...Ke3 49.Rg3+ { (♔ Mate in 12 → ♔ Mate in 12) Excellent. Faster mate A better move was 49. h4. } ( 49.h4 49...d4 50.cxd4 50...Kf3 51.Rg5 51...Ke2 52.Kxc4 52...Ke3 53.Kc3 53...Ke4 54.d5 54...Kf4 55.d6 55...Ke4 56.d7 56...Ke3 57.d8=Q 57...Kf3 58.Qf6+ 58...Ke2 59.Re5+ 59...Kd1 60.Qf1# ) 49...Kd2 50.Kxd5 Kxc2 51.Kxc4 { (♔ Mate in 9 → ♔ Mate in 9) Excellent. Faster mate A better move was 51. h4. } ( 51.h4 51...Kd1 52.h5 52...Ke2 53.h6 53...Kf2 54.Rg7 54...Ke3 55.h7 55...Kd2 56.h8=Q 56...Kxc3 57.Rg3+ 57...Kc2 58.Qh2+ 58...Kc1 59.Rg1# ) 51...Kd2 52.h4 { (♔ Mate in 8 → ♔ Mate in 8) Excellent. Faster mate A better move was 52. Kd4. } ( 52.Kd4 52...Ke2 53.c4 53...Kd2 54.Rg2+ 54...Ke1 55.Kd3 55...Kf1 56.Rg5 56...Kf2 57.Rg3 57...Kf1 58.Ke3 58...Ke1 59.Rg1# ) *