Harding, Ben (1345) vs Reid, Oscar (1031)
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[Event "Chess @ 4pm - Premier (800+ Rating)"] [Site "?"] [Date "2020.09.01"] [Round "2.2"] [White "Harding, Ben"] [Black "Reid, Oscar"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "1345"] [BlackElo "1031"] [ECO "A00"] [Opening "Polish: 1...d5 2.Bb2"] 1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 e6 3.e3 Bxb4? {A lot of players have fallen into this trap losing the rook on h8} (3...Nf6 {Knights before bishops}) 4.Bxg7 Nf6 5.Bxh8 Nc6 6.Nf3 b6 7.Be2 Bb7 8.O-O Qe7 9.Bxf6 Qxf6 10.c3 Bd6 11.d4 O-O-O 12.Nbd2 Ne7 13.Re1 Qh6 14.a4 Nf5 15.h3 Qg7 16.Bf1 Re8 {Ben has played carefully for the last few moves defending his king. He knows he's a rook ahead, and only has to worry about not letting Black get attacking chances.} 17.a5 Kb8 18.Qa4 Rd8 19.axb6 axb6 20.Ra2 f6 21.Rea1 Kc8 22.Qb5 Qd7 {And now comes a nice forcing finish, mate in 4} 23.Ra8+ Bxa8 24.Rxa8+ Kb7 25.Qa6+ Kc6 26.Bb5# 1-0
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Players
WhiteHarding, Ben (1345)
BlackReid, Oscar (1031)
Game
Moves26
OpeningA00 — Polish: 1...d5 2.Bb2
Result1-0
DateSeptember 01, 2020
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Tournament
TournamentChess @ 4pm - Premier (800+ Rating)
Location?
Round2.2