Luo, Chris (949) vs Harding, Michael (938)
Chess @ 4pm - Challengers ( Below 1000 | ? | 23 Oct 2020 | Round 3
[Event "Chess @ 4pm - Challengers ( Below 1000 "] [Site "?"] [Date "2020.10.23"] [Round "3.2"] [White "Luo, Chris"] [Black "Harding, Michael"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "949"] [BlackElo "938"] [ECO "C57"] [Opening "Two Knights: 4.Ng5"] 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 (3...Nd4 {Blackburne Schilling Gambit} 4.Nxe5 {This looks like an obvious win of material, but Black is trapping White. Safer for White is 4.Nxd4 or 4.0-0} Qg5! 5.Nxf7 Qxg2 {White lets Black take on h8 counter attacking h1!} 6.Rf1 Qxe4+ 7.Be2 (7.Qe2 Nxe2 {giving up the queen is hopeless} 8.Bxe2 (8.Nxh8 Nc3+ 9.Be2 Qxe2#) 8...Kxf7 {and Black is a whole queen ahead}) 7...Nf3#) 4.Ng5 d5 5.exd5 Nd4 {The Fritz Variation, allowing White to advance their d-pawn.} 6.d6 Qxd6 7.Bxf7+ (7.Nxf7 {Looks like a simple fork of queen and rook winning material, but there's a trap!} Qc6 8.Nxh8 Qxg2 {It's the same counter attack as in the Blackburne-Schilling Gambit!} 9.Rf1 Qe4+ 10.Be2 Nf3#) 7...Ke7 8.Bc4 Qc6 9.b3 Qxg2 {Oh dear! Once again, it's the same pattern as in the Blackburne-Schilling Gambit!} 10.Rf1 h6 (10...Qxg5 {was possible, but Black has the Blackburne-Schilling checkmate in mind}) 11.Nf7 (11.Ba3+ Ke8 12.Bb2 hxg5 13.Bxd4 {stops the checkmate, for now. But Black will be material down and in a worse position after} exd4) 11...Qe4+ 12.Be2 Nf3# 0-1
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