Kramer vs Thomas
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[Event "Utrecht"] [Site "?"] [Round "0"] [White "Kramer"] [Black "Thomas"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E00"] [Opening "Queen's Pawn: Neo-Indian"] {A pawn is not sufficient compensation for the Exchange.} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bg5 Be7 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. e3 Ne4 7. Bxe7 Qxe7 8. Rc1 c6 9. Bd3 f5 10. O-O O-O 11. Ne5 Nxe5 12. dxe5 Bd7 13. Ne2 Be8 14. Qc2 Qc7 15. f4 Qe7 16. cxd5 exd5 17. Nd4 Rc8 $2 18. Bxe4 fxe4 19. Nb5 Rd8 20. Nd6 Rxd6 21. exd6 Qxd6 { White wins the Exchange in a familiar manner, by managing to post a Knight on the sixth rank Apart from the pawn, Black has no compensation for the Exchange, his Bishop being on the wrongcolour} 22. Qc3 $1 {Preparing on the one hand for the following maneuver which fixes the Black pawns on the same colour as their Bishop, and on the other hand for the direct attack Pf5-f6} (22. Qc5 { on the principle that a material advantage is best utilized by heading for the endgame} 22... Qxc5 23. Rxc5 b6 24. Rc3 c5 {the positi onal state of affairs is very different. The Black bishop has become "good" and comes into powerful play via b5 to d3. Moreover, Black will now have the possibility of ... Pd4, while will make his central majority very dangerous. White will be unable to prevent him from estabilishing either unitied passed pawns (if he exchagnes on d4) or else a protected passed pawn (... Pd3). In either case, Black will have more than enough compensation for the Exchange.}) 22... Bd7 23. b4 a6 { This suits White's plans admirably} (23... b6 24. f5 Bxf5 25. Qxc6) 24. Qd4 h6 25. Rfd1 Qe7 (25... -- 26. Qxe4) 26. a4 Kh7 27. b5 $1 { Rooks need open files to show their full strength} 27... axb5 28. axb5 Ra8 29. bxc6 Bxc6 (29... bxc6 30. Ra1) 30. Ra1 Ra3 31. Rxa3 Qxa3 32. Ra1 Qb3 33. h3 Qd3 34. Qc5 (34. Qxd3 $13 exd3 35. Kf2 Bb5 { the Black passed pawn paralyzes the White pieces}) 34... Kg6 35. Ra8 Kh5 (35... Kh7 36. f5 Qe2 37. Kh2) 36. Kh2 Qe2 (36... -- 37. Qd6 Qxe3 38. g4+ Kh4 39. Qe7+ g5 40. Qxg5+ hxg5 41. Rh8#) 37. Rg8 Kg6 (37... g5 38. Qd6 { the Black bishop is useless}) 38. Qd4 1-0
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Players
WhiteKramer
BlackThomas
Game
Moves38
OpeningE00 — Queen's Pawn: Neo-Indian
Result1-0
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Tournament
TournamentUtrecht
Location?
Round0