20170518 Barber vs Smith

Event:   Autumn Swiss
Site:      Geelong Chess Club
Date:     18th May, 2017
Round:  5
White:   Barber, Geoff
Black:   Smith, Jack
Result:  1-0

 

1.e4 e5 2.Bb5 c6 3.Ba4 Nf6 4.Nc3 b5 5.Bb3 b4 6.Na4 d5 7.exd5 cxd5 8.d4 e4 9.Ne2 Bd6 10.Bg5 Nbd7 11.Bxd5 Rb8 12.Bb3 Bb7 13.Ng3 Qc7 14.Nf5 g6 15.Nxd6+ Qxd6 16.O-O h5 17.Qd2 Qc6 18.Rfe1 O-O 19.Be3 a5 20.c3 Nd5 21.c4 Nxe3 22.Qxe3 f5 23.d5 Qf6 24.Rac1 Ne5 25.Nc5 Ng4!

26.Qd2
Better was 26.Qf4 first – after 27… g5 27.Qd2 white retains the threat of capturing on g5. Now black wins a piece.

Qd6 27.g3 Qxc5 28.Bd1 Ne5 29.Qg5 Kg7 30.Bxh5?! Rh8 31.Be2

31 …Ba6
Missing 31 … Rxh2! with a withering attack.

32.b3 Rh6 33.Qf4 Kf6?? 34.Qxh6 Black Resigns.

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