Monday, October 09, 2006

BCC Champ Rd. 3: Rihel-Cherniack 0-1

Another French Tarrasch with 3...Be7 from Alex, he played the unusual move 4...Nh6 after 4.e5. Instead of 5...b6, Watson mentions 5...Nf5 (safe) and 5...Nd7 (interesting). Jason reached a King and Pawn ending that he looks to have misplayed into a loss.

Rihel,J (1953) - Cherniack,A (2264) [C03]
BCC Championship (3), 25.09.2006

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nd2 Be7 4.e5 Nh6 5.Ngf3 b6 6.c3 0-0 7.Bd3 Ba6 8.Nf1 Bxd3 9.Qxd3 Nf5 10.h4 h5 11.Bg5 c5 12.Ne3 Nxe3 13.fxe3 Nd7 14.Bxe7 Qxe7 15.Ng5 g6 16.0-0 Kg7 17.e4 f6 18.exf6+ Nxf6 19.exd5 Nxd5 20.Rae1 Nc7 21.Qg3 Kh6 22.Qe3 Kg7 23.Nxe6+ Nxe6 24.Qxe6 Rxf1+ 25.Kxf1 Rf8+ 26.Kg1 Qxh4 27.Qe7+ Qxe7 28.Rxe7+ Rf7 29.Rxf7+ Kxf7 30.dxc5 bxc5 31.Kf2 Ke6 32.Ke3 Ke5 33.b3 g5 34.Kf3 Kf5 35.b4 cxb4 36.cxb4 Ke5 37.Ke3 Kd5 38.Kd3 h4 39.Ke3 g4 40.Kf2 h3 41.gxh3 gxh3 42.Kg3 Kc4 43.a3 Kb3 44.b5 Kxa3 45.Kxh3 Kb4 46.Kg3 Kxb5 47.Kf3 Kc4 48.Ke3 Kc3 49.Ke2 a5 50.Kd1 Kb2 0-1

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