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Wang Hao vs Alexander Beliavsky
Youth - Experience (2006), Amsterdam NED, rd 3, Aug-21
Scotch Game: Classical Variation (C45)  ·  0-1



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Aug-22-06  suenteus po 147: Uncompromising chess, indeed.
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  Mateo: A tense battle full of tactical fireworks. At one point Hao missed a subtle point and suddenly he was lost for sure, after Beliavsky's accurate play.

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Bc5 5. Be3 Qf6 6. c3 Nge7 7. Bc4 Ne5 8. Be2 Qg6 9. O-O d6 10. f3 O-O 11. Kh1 Bb6 12. a4 N5c6 13. Na3 f5 <13...Nxd4 E Najer vs D Jakovenko, 2006 1-0.> 14. Nab5 fxe4 15. fxe4 Rxf1+ 16. Qxf1 Bd7 17. Bc4+ Kh8 18. Nxc6 bxc6 19. Bxb6 cxb5 20. Bf7 Qh6 21. Bxc7 Rf8 22. axb5 Be6 23. Bxd6 Rxf7 24. Qd3 <Threatening 25. Bxe7 Rxe7 26. Qd8+ winning the Rook.> Ng8 25. Bc5 Bc8 26. Qd5 <26. Bxa7? Rxa7!. 26. Rxa7? Qc1+ 27. Bg1 Rxa7.> Qf4 27. Be3 Qc7 28. Qc5 <28. Rxa7? Rf1+ 29. Bg1 Qxa7. 28. Bxa7? Qxa7!.> Qd8 29. Rxa7 Bb7 30. h3 <30. e5? Qd1+ 31. Bg1 Bxg2+! 32. Kxg2 Qf3 mate.> Qh4 31. Rxb7 <31. e5? Qxh3+ mating again.> Rxb7 32. Qc6? <This move is wrong for two reasons: 1) he cannot advance the e pawn, and it allows the Black Rook to invade along the f file. This suggests that Hao should play either 32. e5, either 32. Qd5, with some compensation after both moves.> Rf7 33. Qc4 <33. Kh2 Rf1 (threatens 34... Qe1) 34. g3 (34. Bd2 Qf2, then 35... Qg1+ and 36... Rf6-g6 with a winning attack on the White King) Qh5 (threatening 35... Qe2+) 35. g4 (35. Qc4 Qf3, the threat 36... Qh1 or 36... Rh1 wins) Qf7 (threatening 36... Qf3) 36. e5 Re1 37. Qe4 (37. e6 Re2+ 38. Kg1 Qf8 39. Qc5 Qf3 40. Bf2 Rd2 wins) Qf1 wins. 33. Bg1 Rf1 (followed by 34... Qf2) 34. Qc5 Qxe4 wins.> Qe1+ 34. Bg1 <34. Kh2 Rf1 wins.> Rd7 35. Kh2 Rd1 36. Bd4 Qh1+ 37. Kg3 Rd2 38. Bf2 Rxb2 39. b6 Qc1 0-1

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  gambitfan: an excellent Scotch Game won by Black!
Jun-28-08  PAWNTOEFOUR:'s always nice reading your analysis of these games
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