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

Friday, September 07, 2007

Once again Poor Play Saved by a Tactical Shot



Diagram WTM. I gave up far too much material to take his queen.



1. e4 {3} e5 {2} 2. d4 {3} exd4 {2} 3. c3 {7} dxc3 {5} 4. Bc4 {5} d6 {8} 5.
Nxc3 {5} Nf6 {2} 6. Qb3 {7} Qe7 {23} 7. Bg5 {16} h6 {11} 8. Bxf6 {11} Qxf6 {3}
9. O-O-O {5} Be6 {4} 10. Nd5 {8} Bxd5 {4} 11. Bxd5 {8} Nd7 {23} 12. f4 {29}
Qxf4+ {19} 13. Kb1 {17} Nc5 {19} 14. Qh3 {37} Be7 {41} 15. Ne2 {12} Qg5 {14}
16. Rhf1 {17} O-O {18} 17. Nd4 {13} Bf6 {30} 18. Nf5 {19} Be5 {50} 19. Qf3 {144
} c6 {61} 20. h4 {5} Qf6 {19} 21. Nxh6+ {20} Qxh6 {40} 22. Bxf7+ {4} Kh8 {15}
23. Qg4 {31} Bf6 {45} 24. Rf5 {11} Rxf7 {174} 25. Rh5 {3} Qxh5 {39} 26. Qxh5+ {
4} Kg8 {2} 27. Rxd6 {16} Nxe4 {5} 28. Re6 {26} Rd8 {81} 29. Kc1 {25} Rfd7 {78}
30. Re8+