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Igor Nikolayev vs Daryll A Weatherly
RCC Sat Open (2003), Rochester, NY USA, rd 2, Jun-21
Scotch Game: Göring Gambit. Main Line (C44)  ·  1-0

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Aug-13-16  patzer2: While doing a little research to see if there was any life left in the old Goring gambit (1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. c3), I ran across this hidden gem.

Black was holding the game level until taking a poisoned piece after 18. Ra5+ Kxf4? Instead, Black should have opted for continued equality with 18...Kg6 19. fxe4 Rhe8 =.

After the decisive mistake 18...Kxf4?, White wins with 19. Kf2! . In the final position, following 19...exf3 20. g3+ Kg4 21. h3+, it's mate-in-two with 21...Kxh3 22. Rh1+ Kg4 23. Rh4#.

Black can avoid the quick mate with 19...Ng4+, but loses a whole Rook and the game after 20. fxg4 e3+ 21. Rxe3 Rae8 22. Rf3+ Ke4 (22... Kxg4? 23. h3+ Kh4 24. Rf4#) 23. Raf5 Re5 24. Re3+ Kd5 25. Rfxe5+ Kc6 26. Re7 (+8.44 @ 17 depth, Deep Fritz 15).

P.S.: The position after 18...Kxf4? might make for a good Wednesday or Thursday puzzle.

Sep-29-16  Igornikus: All good points.

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