Takchess Chess Improvement

A Novice chessplayer works to get better at chess using an improvement program based upon the methods of Michael de la Maza and the teachings of Dan Heisman

Thursday, June 21, 2007

Takchess- The New Petrosian

Of course, it is laughable to compare myself to Petrosian the positional pioneer. However I was feeling somewhat Petrosianesque as I played this game. Shifting my pieces behind the wall of pawns waiting for the attack.

(3317) P (1612) - Takchess (1570) [E90]
Rated game, 20m + 6s Main Playing Hall, 21.06.2007
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.Nf3 d6 5.e4 Bg4 6.Be2 Bxf3 7.Bxf3 e5 8.d5 0–0 9.Bg5 h6 10.Bh4 Nbd7 11.h3 Nb6 12.b3 a6 13.0–0 c6 14.Qd2 c5 15.Qe3 Nbd7 16.Ne2 b5 17.Nc1 b4 18.Nd3 a5 19.Qd2 Qe7 20.Rfe1 Kh7 21.Kh1 Qd8 22.g4 Qe8 23.Re3 Ng8 24.Rg1 Ndf6 25.Bg2 g5 26.Bg3 Nd7 27.Bf3 f6 28.Rg2 Ne7 29.h4 Rf7 30.Rh2 Qf8 31.Bd1 Ng6 32.Rf3 Re8 33.hxg5 fxg5 34.Rxf7 Qxf7 35.Qxg5 Qf6 36.Qxf6 Nxf6 37.f3 Kg8 38.Bh4 Nd7 39.Kg1 Nxh4 40.Rxh4 Nf6 41.Kg2 Kf7 42.Kf2 Rh8 43.Ke3 h5 44.gxh5 Nxh5 45.f4 exf4+ 46.Nxf4 Nxf4 47.Rxf4+ Ke7 48.Kd3 Rh3+ 49.Rf3 Rxf3+ 50.Bxf3 Bd4 51.Bg4 Kf6 52.Bf5 Kg5 53.Kc2 Kf4 54.Kb1 Ke3 55.a3 Kd2 56.axb4 axb4 57.Be6 Takchess offers a draw 57...Ke3 58.Bf5 Kd2 59.Bh3 Kc3 60.Ka2 Kc2 61.Bg2 Kc1 62.Bf3 Kc2 63.Be2 Kc1 64.Bd3 Kd2 65.Bb1 Kc1 66.Bd3 Kd2 67.Bf1 Kc1 68.Bh3 Kd2 69.Be6 Kc1 70.Bd7 Kd2 71.Bf5 Kc1 Takchess offers a draw 72.Bg6 Kd2 73.Bh5 Ke3 74.Bg6 Kf4 75.Bf5 Ke5 76.Kb1 Kf4 77.Kc2 Ke3 78.Bg6 Bc3 79.Bh7 Ke2 80.Bf5 Ke3 81.Bg6 Ke2 82.Bh5+ Ke3 83.Bg6 Ke2 84.Bf5 Ke3 85.Bh7 Ke2 86.Kc1 Takchess offers a draw 86...Ke3 87.Kc2 (Lag: Av=0.28s, max=0.8s) ½–½


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