The new unified Aberystwyth team had made the perfect start to the season, with two 4-0 wins, and, with a key match against Cardigan A coming up in December, were anxious to continue their good form against Gwyddbwyll.com at Brynamlwg on Tuesday 11 November. Team captain Rudy van Kemenade was planning to rest himself, but, when Brendan-Budok Durand-Le Leduc hadn’t appeared by the start time, he took over the top board role. His opponent was his former chess student Iwan Griffiths, a talented player whose grading, well below Rudy’s, probably doesn’t reflect his true strength. In a Three Knights’ Game, Iwan gave up a piece for the attack, and only regained it when the game was entering an ending. With the material balance restored, White still had the advantage, and went on to clinch a fine win. I was also facing a familiar opponent in Owen Llywelyn; I have had White in every one of our many match games, for some reason, and, before tonight, each had been a Caro-Kann. This time he decided to avoid my preparation, and replied e5, leading to a Vienna Gambit. Things were quiet at first but when I picked up a pawn in front of his king, he lashed out with a counter-combination that proved not to work, leading to a quick win for me. Tony Geraghty’s opponent, Dylan Jones, in his first match for the club, was also aggressive, sacrificing a piece in a French Exchange, but there was not enough of an attack to justify his boldness. Finally, the Board 4 Queen’s Gambit between Ian Finlay and Tegwyn Jones seemed to have reached an inoffensive position when Tegwyn lost on time, but subsequent analysis showed that he had a chance for a win, which would have led to a drawn match. As it is, Aber’s 3-1 win keeps us on track for the time being.

[Event “Dyfed League:Aberystwyth-Gwyddbwyll.com”] [Site “?”] [Date “2017.11.07”] [Round “?”] [White “Griffiths, I.”] [Black “Van Kemenade, R.”] [Result “1-0”] [ECO “C42”] [WhiteElo “1634”] [BlackElo “2040”] [Annotator “Rudy”] [PlyCount “101”] [EventDate “2017.11.06”] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Bc4 d6 5. d3 c6 6. O-O h6 7. a3 (7. h3 Nbd7 8. Qe2 Nf8 9. d4 Qe7 10. dxe5 dxe5 11. Bd2 g5 12. a3 Bd6 13. Nh2 Ng6 14. Rad1 Nf4 {Cavendish-Van Kemenade, BCF ch W1 PM , Aberystwyth 2014,0-1}) 7… Ba5 8. b4 Bc7 9. Re1 (9. Bb2 O-O 10. Qe2 Bg4 11. h3 Bh5 12. g4 Bg6 13. Nh4 d5 14. Nxg6 fxg6 15. Bb3 Kh7 {Keller-Kettler, Augsburg op 2013,1-0}) 9… Nbd7 10. Bb2 Nf8 (10… O-O $11 {Komodo11}) 11. d4 Qe7 12. h3 (12. Ne2) 12… g5 (12… Ng6 $11 {Komodo11}) 13. dxe5 dxe5 14. Ne2 Nxe4 $6 {an afterthought} (14… g4 15. hxg4 Bxg4 16. Ng3 N6d7 17. Nf5 Qf6 18. Qe2 O-O-O $11 {Komodo11}) (14… Nh5 15. Ng3 Nxg3 (15… Nf4 16. Nf5 Qf6 17. Bxe5 Bxe5 18. Nxe5 Qxe5 19. Nd6+ Ke7 20. Nxf7 $18) 16. fxg3 Ng6 $11 {Komodo11}) 15. Bxe5 (15. Ng3 $18 Nxg3 16. Nxe5 (16. fxg3 f6 $11 {hoped for by Bl}) 16… Be6 17. Ng4 Nd7 18. Bxh8 O-O-O 19. Bb2 Nf5 20. Qf3 $18 {Komodo11}) 15… Bxe5 16. Nxe5 Qxe5 17. Ng3 f5 18. Qh5+ (18. Qd3 Be6 19. Rad1 Kf7 20. Nxe4 fxe4 21. Rxe4 Qf6 22. Bxe6+ Nxe6 23. Qd7+ Qe7 24. Qxe7+ Kxe7 25. Rde1 Rh7 26. Rxe6+ Kd7 $16 {Komodo11}) 18… Kd8 $17 19. Rad1+ (19. Qf7 Bd7 20. Rad1 Kc7 $19) 19… Kc7 (19… Bd7 20. Qf7 Kc7 {as above, avoided by Bl because of} 21. Rxd7+ Nxd7 22. Be6 (22. Rd1 Qe8 (22… Nd6 {is a simplifies to a win for Bl})) 22… Rad8 (22… Qd4 $1 {Komodo11}) 23. Bxf5 ( 23. Nxe4 Rhf8 $1 $19) 23… Qf6 24. Qb3 Nd6 $19 {Komodo11}) 20. Qf7+ Kb6 (20… Bd7 $19 {original idea}) 21. a4 a6 22. a5+ Ka7 $19 23. Rd8 Be6 $6 (23… Ng6 24. Rxh8 Nxh8 25. Qf8 Bd7 (25… Be6 26. Qe7 Qd4 27. Nxe4 Bxc4 28. Nd6 Rb8 29. Qc7 Nf7 {other moves are =} 30. Nxf7 (30. Nc8+ Rxc8 31. Qxc8 Nd6 32. Qd8 Nb5 $15) 30… Bxf7 31. Qxf7 Qxb4 $17) 26. Qxh6 Qc3 27. Rd1 Qxc2 28. Be2 Rd8 29. Nxe4 Qxe2 30. Nc3 Qe7 $19 {Komodo11}) (23… Bd7 24. Rxa8+ Kxa8 25. Bd3 Qc3 26. Rf1 Nd6 27. Qe7 Nc8 28. Qf7 Be6 29. Qc7 f4 (29… Ng6 30. Nxf5 Nf4 31. Ne3 Re8 $19) 30. Ne4 Qxb4 31. Qe5 Rh7 32. Nxg5 Re7 $19 {Komodo11}) (23… Qc3 24. Re3 Qa1+ 25. Kh2 Ng6 26. Rxc8 Raxc8 27. Nxe4 (27. Qxg6 Nxg3 28. Rxg3 Qd4 $19) 27… fxe4 28. Qxg6 Qe5+ 29. Kg1 Rce8 $19 {Komodo11}) 24. Rxa8+ Kxa8 25. Qe8+ (25. Bxe6 Qc3 $1 (25… Nxe6 26. Qxf5 Qxf5 27. Nxf5 N4c5 28. bxc5 (28. Re5 Nd3 29. Rxe6 Nxb4 30. Nxh6 Nxc2 31. Nf7 Rg8 32. Re5 $16)) 26. Re3 (26. Rxe4 fxe4 27. Bc8 Qxb4 28. Bf5 Qd4 29. Qe7 Qd5 30. Bc8 Qb5 31. Bf5 $11 {Komodo11}) 26… Qa1+ 27. Kh2 Nd6 28. Qe7 f4 29. Qd8+ Ka7 30. Ne4 Nd7 (30… Nxe4 31. Qb6+ Kb8 32. Rxe4 $16) 31. Qxd7 fxe3 32. Nxd6 Rb8 33. fxe3 Qe5+ 34. g3 Qxe3 35. Nc8+ Rxc8 36. Qxc8 Qf2+ $11 {Komodo11}) 25… Qb8 $6 {another afterthought} (25… Ka7 26. Nxe4 fxe4 27. Rd1 Ng6 (27… e3 28. Rd8 exf2+ 29. Kh1 Qe1+ 30. Kh2 Bc8 31. Rxc8 Qxe8 32. Rxe8 Ng6 33. Rxh8 Nxh8 34. g3 Nf7 35. Kg2 Ne5 36. Be6 b6 (36… b5 37. Kxf2 c5 38. bxc5 Nc6 39. Bd5 Nxa5 $11) 37. Kxf2 Kb8 (37… Kb7 38. Ke3 c5 39. Ke4 Nc6 40. bxc5 bxa5 41. Bb3 Ne7 42. Ba4 Kc7 43. h4 $16)) 28. Qxe6 Qxe6 29. Bxe6 Nf4 30. Bc4 Rh7 (30… Re8 31. Rd6 h5 32. h4 gxh4 33. Rf6 Nd5 34. Bxd5 cxd5 35. Rf5 d4 36. Rxh5 d3 37. cxd3 exd3 38. Rd5 Re4 39. Rxd3 Rxb4 $11) 31. Rd6 h5 32. Rf6 h4 33. g3 hxg3 34. fxg3 Nxh3+ 35. Kg2 g4 36. Rg6 e3 37. Rxg4 Nf2 38. Rh4 Re7 39. Kf3 $14 {Komodo11}) 26. Qxb8+ Kxb8 27. Bxe6 {both Bl Ns are in danger on the e file} Nxg3 (27… Nxe6 28. Nxf5 N4c5 29. bxc5 Nxc5 30. Re5 Nd7 31. Re7 $16) 28. fxg3 Nxe6 {the B will be more powerful than the N if left} 29. Rxe6 $16 {Bl is left with a passive position & losing a pawn} Rd8 $5 (29… Rh7 30. Rf6 Kc7 31. h4 (31. Rxf5 Rd7 32. h4 Rd4 33. c3 Rc4 34. h5 Rxc3 35. g4 Rc4 36. Rf7+ Kd6 37. Rxb7 (37. Rf6+ Ke5 38. Rxh6 Rxg4 39. Rg6 Rxb4 40. Rxg5+ Kf6 41. Rg6+ Kf7 42. g4 Ra4 {and Bl can hold})) 31… f4 (31… g4 32. h5 Kd8 33. Kf2 Ke7 34. Rg6 Kf8 35. Ke3 Re7+ 36. Kf4 Re4+ 37. Kxf5 Rxb4 38. Rxg4 Rb5+ 39. Kg6 Rxa5 40. Kxh6 $18 {Komodo11}) 32. gxf4 gxh4 33. Kh2 b6 34. axb6+ Kxb6 35. f5 Re7 36. Rxh6 Re4 37. g3 $1 hxg3+ 38. Kxg3 Rxb4 39. Rh4 Rb1 40. Rf4 Rg1+ 41. Kh4 Rg8 42. f6 a5 43. f7 Rf8 44. Kg5 Kb5 45. Kf6 a4 46. Ke7 Rxf7+ 47. Rxf7 $18 a3 48. Kd6 Kb4 49. Ra7 c5 50. Kd5 c4 51. Kd4 c3 52. Kd5 {quickest way to the mate-Nalimov tablebases}) 30. Rxh6 Rd4 (30… g4 31. h4 f4 32. Kh2 (32. gxf4 g3 33. Kf1 Rf8 34. h5 Rxf4+ 35. Ke1 Rxb4 36. Rh8+ Kc7 37. h6 Rh4 38. Ke2 {and the 2 K side pawns will be very fast}) 32… f3 33. gxf3 Rd2+ 34. Kg1 gxf3 35. Rg6 Rxc2 36. h5 Rg2+ 37. Kf1 Rh2 38. h6 Kc7 39. g4 Kd7 40. g5 Ke7 41. Rg7+ Ke6 42. h7 Kf5 43. g6 Kf4 44. Rg8 {Bl is too slow;Komodo11 nudged}) 31. h4 (31. Rf6 Rxb4 32. Rxf5 g4 33. h4 Kc7 34. Rf4 Rb1+ 35. Kh2 Rb5 36. Rxg4 Rxa5 37. Rg7+ Kd8 38. g4 {similar to above note}) 31… f4 {trying toconfuse things} (31… gxh4 32. gxh4 (32. Rxh4 Rd2 33. c4 c5 34. bxc5 Ra2 35. Rh5 Rxa5 36. Rxf5 Ra1+ (36… b5 37. cxb5 axb5 38. Rf6 Kc7 39. Rb6 Ra8 40. Rxb5 $18 {Lomonosov tablebases}) 37. Kh2 $18)) 32. gxf4 (32. c3 Rd1+ 33. Kf2 Rd2+ 34. Kf1 fxg3 35. hxg5 Rf2+ 36. Ke1 Rxg2 37. Rh3 Rh2 38. g6 g2 39. Rg3 $18 {Komodo11}) 32… gxf4 (32… gxh4 33. Rxh4 Rxb4 34. Kf2 Ra4 35. Kf3 Rxa5 36. g4 $18 {Komodo11}) 33. Kf2 (33. c3) 33… Rxb4 34. Kf3 Rc4 35. h5 Rxc2 36. Rf6 (36. Rh8+ Kc7 37. h6 $18 {most accurate, the f pawn is dead anyway, so no need to make extra work killing it}) 36… Rc5 37. h6 Rxa5 (37… Rh5 38. Kxf4 c5 39. g4) 38. h7 Rh5 39. Rf8+ Ka7 ( 39… Kc7) 40. h8=Q Rxh8 41. Rxh8 a5 42. Kxf4 a4 43. g4 a3 44. Rh3 (44. g5 a2 45. Rh1 b5 46. g6 b4 47. g7 b3 48. g8=Q) 44… b5 45. Rxa3+ Kb6 46. g5 b4 47. Rb3 c5 48. g6 Ka5 49. g7 c4 50. g8=Q cxb3 51. Qxb3 1-0 [Event “DyfedLeague: Aberystwyth-Gwyddbwill.com”] [Site “?”] [Date “2017.11.07”] [Round “?”] [White “Francis, Matthew”] [Black “Llywelyn, O.”] [Result “1-0”] [ECO “C25”] [WhiteElo “1756”] [BlackElo “1510”] [Annotator “Rudy”] [PlyCount “41”] 1. e4 e5 {normally Owen plays the Caro-Kann, but decided to avoid any sharp variations prepared for him by Matthew} 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 (3… Bc5 { is dangerous because of} 4. Qg4 Nh6 $2 5. Qxg7 Rf8 6. Qxh6 $18 { Francis-Probert, Dyfed League 2015,1-0}) 4. d3 d6 (4… Be7 5. a3 d6 6. Nge2 Bg4 7. f3 Bd7 8. O-O Na5 9. Ba2 c5 {Francis-Whale, Dyfed Open 2015,1/2-1/2}) ( 4… Na5 {main}) 5. Nge2 (5. f4 {main}) 5… Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. a3 (7. f4) 7… Bg4 (7… Be6 {main}) 8. h3 (8. f3 Be6 (8… Bd7 {more frequent})) 8… Bd7 $146 (8… Bh5 9. Qe1 a6 (9… Bg6 10. f4 exf4 11. Nxf4 Ne5 12. Ba2 Nc6 13. Qf2 {Vavulin-Sychev, Moscow ch blitz 2015,1-0}) 10. f4 {Testa-Pesci, Breschia province ch, Ghedi 2013,1-0}) (8… Be6 $11 {Cloud Engines} 9. Be3 (9. Nd5 a6 10. f4 Bxd5 11. exd5 Nb8 {Mishin-Fazekas, Dresden ZMD op 2012, 1/2-1/2}) 9… Qc8 10. Bxe6 fxe6 11. f4 exf4 12. Nxf4 Qd7 13. Qd2 Rae8 { Lampersberger-Gampersberger, Graz op 1996,1-0}) 9. Be3 $14 Qc8 10. Kh2 { cautious} h6 11. f4 (11. Qd2 $14) 11… exf4 12. Nxf4 Ne5 $11 13. Nfd5 Re8 ( 13… Qd8 14. Bb3 Nxd5 15. Nxd5 Be6 $11 {Komodo11}) 14. Nxf6+ (14. Nxe7+ Rxe7 15. Rxf6 $1 {the Bl pieces are far away from their K} gxf6 16. Nd5 Re6 17. Bxh6 c6 18. Nf4 d5 19. exd5 Rd6 20. Qh5 $18 (20. Qe1 $18 {Komodo11})) 14… Bxf6 15. Bb3 (15. Rxf6 gxf6 16. Qh5 Be6 17. Nd5 Bxd5 18. Bxd5 c6 19. Ba2 d5 20. Rf1 $18 {Komodo11; Wh is virtuall a piece up as the a8 R is totally out of the game. Morover the Bl K side is in tatters}) 15… c6 (15… Be6 16. Rxf6 gxf6 17. Qh5 Bxb3 18. cxb3 c6 19. Rf1 Ng6 20. Rxf6 Re6 21. Rf5 $16) 16. Bxh6 {winning a pawn } (16. Rxf6 $1 {Komodo11} gxf6 17. d4 Ng6 18. Qh5 {threat Qxg6} d5 19. Bxh6 Qc7+ 20. g3 Qd6 21. Rf1 Rac8 22. Rf2 b5 23. e5 $18 Nxe5 (23… fxe5 24. Ne4 $1 $18 {Komodo11}) 24. dxe5 (24. Bf4 Qe6 25. dxe5 fxe5 26. Be3 f5 27. Nxd5 cxd5 28. Rxf5 Qxf5 29. Bxd5+ Kf8 30. Qh6+ Ke7 31. Bg5+ Qxg5 32. Qxg5+ Kd6 33. Qd2 $18) 24… Rxe5 25. Qh4 Qe7 26. Bf4 Re1 27. Bd2 Re5 28. Nd1 $18) 16… Ng4+ { the attempt to confuse backfires on Bl} (16… Qd8 17. Be3 Be6 18. Kg1 $16 { Bl’s best try}) 17. hxg4 Bxc3 (17… Bxg4) 18. bxc3 (18. Bxf7+ Kh7 19. bxc3 gxh6 20. Rf6 Re5 21. Qf3 Qh8 22. Bg6+ Kg7 23. Bh5 Be6 24. Rf1 $18 {Komodo11}) 18… gxh6 (18… Be6 19. Be3 Bxb3 20. cxb3 {just leaves Bl a piece down}) 19. Bxf7+ Kh8 (19… Kg7) 20. Qd2 (20. Rf6 $1 Re6 21. Qf3 $18 {Komodo11; Bl is playing a Q & R down}) 20… Kg7 21. Qf4 (21. Qf4 Qd8 22. Bxe8 Bxe8 23. Qf8+ Kh7 24. Rab1 b6 25. Rf6 Bg6 26. Qxd6 {is an easy win; Komodo11}) 1-0 [Event “DyfedLeague:Aberystwyth-Gwyddbwyll.com”] [Site “?”] [Date “2017.11.07”] [Round “?”] [White “Jones, Dylan”] [Black “Geraghty, A.”] [Result “0-1”] [ECO “C01”] [WhiteElo “1200”] [BlackElo “1554”] [Annotator “Rudy”] [PlyCount “68”] [EventDate “2017.11.08”] 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Nc3 (4. Bd3 {main}) 4… c6 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. Bd3 Be7 (6… Bd6 {more active}) 7. O-O O-O 8. Re1 (8. h3 {main}) 8… Bg4 9. Bf4 ( 9. h3 {main}) 9… Nbd7 10. a3 $146 {dealing with a potential pin} (10. h3 { deals with an actual one}) 10… Nb6 11. b3 (11. h3) 11… c5 {leads to an isolated d pawn, though unclear as to what advantage wh can make out of it.} ( 11… Bd6 12. Bxd6 Qxd6 13. h3 Bxf3 14. Qxf3 g6 $11 {is more solid}) 12. dxc5 ( 12. h3 Be6 13. dxc5 Bxc5 14. Nb5 Bd7 15. Nbd4 $14 {Komodo11}) 12… Bxc5 13. Qd2 {leads to a slight weakening of the Wh K side- though there are still enough Wh pieces near to shield the K} (13. h3 Bxf3 (13… Bh5 14. Be5 Nfd7 15. g4 Nxe5 16. Rxe5 Bg6 17. Bxg6 fxg6 18. Nxd5 Bd6 19. Re1 Bc5 $11) 14. Qxf3 Bd4 15. Bd2 Rc8 16. Bf5 Ne4 17. Bxe4 dxe4 18. Rxe4 f5 19. Re6 $16 {Komodo11}) 13… Bxf3 14. gxf3 Qd7 (14… Nh5 $11 {Komodo11}) 15. Re5 (15. Kg2 Nh5 16. Bg3 $14 { Komodo11}) 15… a6 (15… g6) 16. Rae1 (16. Ne2) (16. Bh6 Qc6 (16… Ng4 17. fxg4 Qxg4+ 18. Kh1 Qf3+ $11 {peepetual; Komodo11}) 17. Qg5 g6 18. Bxf8 Rxf8 19. Ree1 Bd4 20. Ne2 Bxa1 21. Rxa1 Re8 $15) 16… Bxa3 (16… Qc6) 17. Bf5 (17. Bh6 {Komodo11} g6 (17… Qc6 18. Rg5 g6 (18… Ne8 19. Rxg7+ Nxg7 20. Qg5 Qxc3 21. Re5 Qxe5 22. Qxe5 f6 23. Qc7 Rf7 24. Qxb6 $16) 19. Bxf8 Bxf8 $11 20. Ne2 Bh6 21. f4 Bxg5 22. fxg5 Nh5 23. Nf4 Nxf4 24. Qxf4 Re8 $11 {Komodo11}) (17… gxh6 18. Qxh6 Bc1 19. Rg5+ Bxg5 20. Qxg5+ Kh8 21. Qxf6+ Kg8 22. Re5 {mating- Komodo11})) 17… Qc6 $17 18. Qd3 {avoiding one pin, but there is another as well} (18. Ne2 Bd6 19. Re3 Bxf4 20. Nxf4 a5 $17 {Komodo11}) 18… Bd6 $19 19. Bxh7+ (19. Qd4 Bxe5 20. Rxe5 Rae8 21. Re3 Rxe3 22. fxe3 Re8 $19 {is a little better}) 19… Nxh7 20. Rf5 Bxf4 21. Rxf4 Qh6 (21… Rfe8) 22. Qf5 Qg5+ (22… Rac8 23. Nd1 Rxc2) 23. Kf1 Qh6 (23… Rac8) (23… Qxf5) 24. h4 Qd6 25. h5 Qh6 26. Re7 Nf6 27. Rh4 Rfe8 28. Rxb7 (28. Rxe8+ Rxe8 29. Ne2 Qd2 $19) 28… Qc1+ 29. Kg2 Re1 30. f4 Rg1+ 31. Kf3 d4 (31… Re8 {cuts off the K escape line} 32. Rxb6 Re3+ $1 33. fxe3 Qf1#) 32. Qe5 (32. Ne2 Qf1 33. Nxg1 Re8 {thr Re3 mate}) 32… dxc3 (32… Qxc2 33. Qxd4 Rc8 $19 {Komodo11}) 33. Rxb6 Qd1+ 34. Ke3 (34. Qe2 Qd5+ 35. Ke3 Qe4#) 34… Re1# 0-1 [Event “DyfedLeague: Aberystwyth-Gwyddbwyll.com”] [Site “?”] [Date “2017.11.07”] [Round “?”] [White “Finlay, I.”] [Black “Jones, Tegwyn”] [Result “1-0”] [ECO “D35”] [WhiteElo “1354”] [BlackElo “1193”] [Annotator “Rudy”] [PlyCount “49”] [EventDate “2017.11.08”] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 (2… c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 {Finlay-Jones, Dyfed League last season 2017, 0-1}) 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 (4. Bg5 {main}) 4… Be7 (4… h6 5. e3 c5 {same players, North Dyfed-South Dyfed 2012,1/2-1/2}) (4… c5 5. e3 { Semi-Tarrasch,same players- Dyfed League 2012,0-1 & Dyfed League 2015,1-0}) 5. e3 (5. Bg5 {Pillsbury; brings the B into play outside the pawn chain}) 5… O-O 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Bd3 c6 8. O-O Bg4 9. Be2 (9. h3) 9… Bd6 (9… Nbd7) 10. h3 Bh5 11. Qc2 (11. a3) (11. b3 {both more usual}) 11… Re8 $15 (11… Nbd7) 12. Re1 $146 {Stockfish8} (12. Ng5 Bxe2 13. Qxe2 Nbd7 14. Qc2 (14. Qd3 h6 15. Nf3 Ne4 16. Nd2 f5 17. b3 Qf6 18. Ndxe4 fxe4 19. Qe2 Qg6 20. Bd2 Re6 { Grote-Pomeranets, GER ch U20, Stade 2001,0-1}) 14… h6 15. Nf3 Ne4 16. Nd2 Ndf6 17. Ncxe4 dxe4 18. f3 exf3 19. Rxf3 Qd7 20. Qd3 {Bickmann-Schoebel, Muensterlands Verbandsklasse 2004,1-0}) 12… Nbd7 {the position has been explored by Engines before} (12… Bg6 13. Qb3 b5 $15) 13. Nd2 $15 (13. Nh4 $15 {Komodo11}) 13… Bxe2 (13… Bg6) 14. Rxe2 Qc7 (14… Rc8) 15. e4 $11 dxe4 ( 15… c5 $5 {Komodo11}) 16. Ncxe4 (16. Ndxe4 {is more natural, as it releases the B}) 16… Rad8 17. Nf3 Bf4 {helps Wh develop} (17… Nxe4 18. Rxe4 Rxe4 19. Qxe4 Nf6 20. Qc2 Re8 $15 {the Bl pieces are a bit more active & the Wh pawn on d4 is isolated & immobile}) 18. Bxf4 Qxf4 19. Rae1 Kf8 (19… Rxe4 20. Rxe4 Nxe4 21. Rxe4 Qd6 $11) 20. Qd3 (20. Nxf6 $1 {Komodo11} Nxf6 21. Rxe8+ Nxe8 ( 21… Rxe8 22. Qc5+ Kg8 23. Rxe8+ Nxe8 24. Qe7 Qb8 25. Ne5 Nf6 (25… Nd6 26. Nd7 Nf5 (26… Qc7 27. Qf8#) 27. Qg5 h6 28. Qxf5 $18)) 22. Qxh7 $16) 20… Nxe4 21. Rxe4 Rxe4 22. Rxe4 Qd6 23. Ng5 (23. Qb3 Nb6 24. Ne5 Qd5 25. Qb4+ Qd6 26. Qa5 Ra8 27. Qc5 Qxc5 28. dxc5 Nd5 $11 {Komodo11}) 23… Nf6 {looks natural, but it seems missing a win} (23… h6 $1 24. Nxf7 (24. Nf3 Nc5 $1 {wins an exchange}) 24… Kxf7 25. Qb3+ Qd5 $19 26. Rf4+ Kg8 27. Qxb7 a5 $19 {Komodo11}) 24. Rh4 (24. Re3 $11) 24… Re8 25. g3 {and Bl lost on time, when, according to Komodo11, he has a forced win!.} (25. g3 Qd5 {threatens the N & mate} 26. Nf3 g5 27. Rh6 Kg7 28. h4 Kxh6 29. hxg5+ Kg7 30. gxf6+ Kxf6 $19 {as the exchange should be decisive in the endgame.}) (25. Ne4 Nxe4 26. Rxe4 g6 $11) 1-0

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