Chantelle Barnett (543) vs Kathleen Hooi (1004)
[Event "Victorian Juniors U12 Girls"] [Site "The Knox School"] [Date "2017.07.08"] [Round "1"] [White "Chantelle Barnett"] [Black "Kathleen Hooi"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "543"] [BlackElo "1004"] [ECO "A07"] [Opening "Reti: KIA"] 1.Nf3 d5 2.g3 Nc6 3.Bg2 e5 4.O-O Bf5 5.d3 Nf6 6.Bg5 Be7 7.Bxf6 Bxf6 8.c3 O-O 9.Nbd2 e4 10.dxe4 dxe4 11.Ne1 Re8 12.f3 e3 13.Nb3 Qe7 14.f4 Qe6 15.Qc1 Bh3 16.Nc2 {A pity that Chantelle did not play 16.Bxh3, Qxh3; 17.Ng2! and 18.Rf3 and she would have won black's troublesome e-pawn.(BvR)} Bxg2 17.Kxg2 Qc4 18.Re1 Qe4+ 19.Kg1 h5 20.Na3 h4 21.Qb1 Qe6 22.f5 Qe5 23.Kg2 Qd5+? {After 23.hxg3,hxg3; 24.Be7! threatening 25.Bxa3, and followed by Qxc3 (24...Nc4; 25.Qd5+ will lose the knight), or alternatively 25.Bd6 attacking the g3-pawn.(BvR)} 24.Kh3 Re4 25.g4 Qe5? {Instead 25...Rxg4!; 26.Kxg4, Qg2+ and 27..Qg5 checkmate (BvR)} 26.Rf1 Bg5 27.Rf3 {Better 27.Nc5! (BvR)} Rf4 28.Qf1 Re8 29.Rxf4 Bxf4 30.Nc4 Qd5? {Blunder....} 31.Qxf4 {Of course, winning a piece (BvR)} Re4 32.Nxe3 Rxf4 33.Nxd5 Re4 34.Re1 Ne5 35.Nd2 Rxg4 36.f6 c6 37.Ne3 Rg6 38.fxg7 Kxg7 39.Nf5+ Kf6 40.Nxh4 Rh6 41.Ne4+ Ke7 42.Kg3 Ke6 43.Ng5+ Kd7 44.Rd1+ Kc7 45.Nhf3 Rg6 46.Nxe5 Rxg5+ 47.Kf4 f6 48.Nf7 Rg2 49.h4 Rxe2 50.h5 Rh2 51.h6 Kb6 52.Rg1 Kc7 53.Rg7 Kd7 54.h7 {After a difficult opening phase, and under a lot of pressure in the middle game, the end was played very convincingly. Helped, of course, by the extra knight (BvR)} {#r} 1-0
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WhiteChantelle Barnett (543)
BlackKathleen Hooi (1004)
OpeningA07 — Reti: KIA
DateJuly 8, 2017
TournamentVictorian Juniors U12 Girls
LocationThe Knox School