Knight

R. Raghavan v P. Rayment

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R. Raghavan
P. Rayment
Fareham A v Chichester B, 2006

1. Nf3 c5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. c4 e6 5. Nc3 d5 6. cxd5 exd5 7. d4 h6 8. O-O Be6 9. b3 9. Be3 Ng4 10. Qd2 Rc8 11. Rad1 Na5 12. Qd3 12... Nxe3 13. fxe3 13... Nc4 14. Ne5=9... Qa5 10. Bb2 cxd4 11. Nxd4 Nxd4 12. Qxd4 Bc5 13. Qd3 Rd8 14. e3 14. a3 Be7 15. b4 Qb6 keeps the initiative 14... O-O 14... d4 15. Qb5+ Qxb5 16. Nxb5 dxe3 17. fxe3 Bxe3+ 18. Kh1 O-O 19. Ba3 Ng4 20. Bxf8 Kxf8 21. h3 Nf2+ 22. Kh2 Rd2 23. Rfe1=15. Ne2 15. a3 is still better 15... Be7 16. a3 Ng4 17. b4 Qc7 18. Rac1 Qd7 19. Rfd1 Bf6 20. Bxf6 Nxf6 21. Nc3 21. Nf4 Rfe8 22. Nxe6 22... fxe6 23. e4 23... Qf7 24. e5 24... Nd7 25. Rc7 25... Re7 26. f4 21... a6 [22.b5 or Qd4 suggested] 22. a4 Rc8 23. b5 axb5 24. Nxb5 Rxc1 25. Rxc1 Rc8 26. Rxc8+ Qxc8 27. Nc3 Bf5 28. Qd4 Be6 29. Ne2 29. Bxd5 Nxd5 30. Nxd5 Bxd5 31. Qxd5 albeit difficult with queens on board 29... Qc2 30. Nf4 Qc1+ 31. Bf1 [game adjourned with sealed move Ne4 best continuation (Fritz)] 31... Ne4 32. Nxe6 32... fxe6 33. Qb6! 33... Nc5 33... Nc5 34. a5 34... Qc2 35. Qd8+ 35... Kh7 36. Qc7 36... Qc1 37. h4 37... Kg8 38. Kg2 38... Qa3 39. Qb6 39... Kf7= (39... Kh7 40. Qb1+ 40... Kh8 )33... Qc8 (Nc5) 34. Be2 34... Kh8 35. Bd3 (Kg2) 35... Ng5 36. Qb4 36... Nf3+ 37. Kg2 37... Ne5 38. Bb1 (Bb5) 38... Nc4 39. Qe7 39... b6 40. Bd3 (Bg6) 40... Ne5 41. Bf5 41... exf5 42. Qxe5 42... Qd7 slender plus] 34. a5 Qa3?! 35. Be2 g6? 35... Kf7 36. h436. h4 36. Qd8+36... Kf7 37. Qc7+ Kg8 38. h5 g5 39. Qd8+ Kg7 39... Kf7 40. Bb5 Qa1+ 41. Kg2 Qf6 42. Be8+ Kg7 43. Qc7+ Kf8 44. Qxc5+ Kxe8 45. Qc8+ Qd8 46. Qxe6+ Qe7 47. Qxh6 should win 40. Qe7+ Kg8 41. Qe8+ Kg7 42. Qg6+ Kf8 43. Qxh6+ Ke7 44. Qxg5+ Kd6 45. Qd8+ Ke5 46. Qc7+ 46. Qb8+ Kf6 47. Qf8+ Kg5 48. Qf4#46... Kf6 47. h6 Qa1+ 48. Kg2 Kg6 49. Qxc5 Qe5 50. Bf3 1-0