Wednesday, July 29, 2009

BDGs at the South Wales International Open

There were a couple of nice Blackmar-Diemers played this month at the 6th South Wales International Open. Here’s one of them:

Fletcher,J (2027) - Bridges,P (1884)
6th South Wales International Open (2), 12.07.2009
BDG, Zeller Defense

1.d4 d5 2.e4 dxe4 3.Nc3 Bf5 4.g4 Bg6 5.Bg2



[5...e5 6.Nge2 exd4 7.Nxd4 Bb4 8.0-0 Bxc3 9.bxc3 Ne7 10.Rb1 b6 11.f4 exf3 12.Qxf3 c6 13.Ba3 0-0 14.Rbd1 Qc7 15.Rfe1 Re8 16.Nb5 cxb5 17.Qxa8 f6 1-0 Ginat,M-Ponomarev,M/Denver, Colorado op 1992]

6.Nxe4 Bxe4 7.Bxe4 Nf6 8.Bg2 e6 9.g5 Nd5 10.Ne2 Bd6 11.c4 Ne7 12.Qb3 Qc8 13.h4 Nd7 14.h5 Bc7 15.Bd2 Rb8 16.Bb4 a5 17.Bxe7 Kxe7 18.Qe3 Bb6 19.0-0-0 Qc7 20.Nf4


20...g6?! [Black might have tried to get his King to some semblance of safety with 20...Rbf8 followed by Kd8.]  



[21.c5 first is stronger.]

21...e5 [21...Qe5 22.Be4]

22.c5 Ba7 23.hxg6 hxg6 24.Bxf7 Kxf7 25.Qb3+ 1-0


and White mates.

Play through the game and download PGN here.