Games
[Event "Beds League - MKA v Northampton "] [Site "?"] [Date "2014.02.02"] [Round "?"] [White "Borrowdale, Graham"] [Black "Pribanich, Branko"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A38"] [WhiteElo "183"] [BlackElo "160"] [Annotator "Notes by Graham Borrowdale"] [PlyCount "59"] 1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 c5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. d4 cxd4 8. Nxd4 a6 9. Nc2 d6 10. e4 {[%eval -24,21]} Be6 {[%eval 0,21]} 11. Qe2 {[%eval -33,23]} Nd7 {[%eval 21,23]} 12. Nd5 {[%eval 0,24]} Nd4 {[%eval 77,24]} 13. Nxd4 {[%eval 57,22]} Bxd4 {[%eval 77,22]} 14. Bh6 {[%eval 41,24]} Bg7 {[%eval 68,22]} 15. Bg5 {[%eval 40,23][%cal Gf7f6] I had a feeling Branko would play f6 if I played this move, so I encouraged him to bury his Bishop.} f6 {[%eval 100,25][%csl Yg7]} 16. Be3 {[%eval 76,25]} Rc8 {[%eval 106,23]} 17. Rac1 { [%eval 75,23]} Bxd5 {[%eval 155,25]} 18. exd5 {[%eval 56,22]} Re8 {[%eval 138, 24]} 19. Rfd1 {[%eval 78,25]} Ne5 {[%eval 142,27]} 20. f4 {[%eval 130,23]} Nf7 {[%eval 144,24] It is not clear that the Knight is any better on f7 than d7.} 21. Bd4 {[%eval 75,28]} Qd7 {[%eval 165,25]} 22. Re1 {[%eval 103,24]} b5 { [%eval 197,26]} 23. cxb5 {[%eval 114,30]} Rxc1 {[%eval 115,27]} 24. Rxc1 { [%eval 101,25]} axb5 {[%eval 163,26]} 25. Qe6 {[%eval 62,23]} Qb7 {[%eval 98, 25]} ({If Black swaps Queens the following line appeals to my sense of humour and is almost forced:} 25... Qxe6 {[%eval 256,24]} 26. dxe6 {[%eval 261,25]} Nd8 {[%eval 509,31]} 27. Rc8 {[%eval 477,29]} Rf8 {[%eval 524,34]} 28. Bb6 { [%eval 519,31]} ({Or:} 28. Bd5 {[%eval 419,31]} f5 {[%eval 313,30]} 29. Bb6 { [%eval 304,26]}) 28... Nxe6 {[%eval 488,29]} 29. Bd5 {[%eval 461,25]} Kf7 { [%eval 546,34]} 30. Rxf8+ {[%eval 515,31]} Bxf8 {[%eval 461,30]} 31. g4 { [%eval 441,28]} f5 {[%eval 679,31]} 32. g5 {[%eval 659,32]} h6 {[%eval 504,32]} 33. h4 {[%eval 475,31]} hxg5 {[%eval 1046,34]} 34. hxg5 {[%eval 1035,34]} Bg7 { [%eval 937,31]} 35. b3 {[%eval 815,28]} b4 {[%eval 1339,33]} 36. Kf2 {[%eval 1048,35]} Bc3 {[%eval 1264,29]} 37. Ke3 {[%eval 1018,31]} Be1 {[%eval 1116,34]} 38. Kd3 {[%eval 829,34]} Bg3 {[%eval 1045,32]} 39. Be3 {[%eval 1166,37]} Be1 { [%eval 1190,35]} 40. Kc4 {[%eval 1193,34]} Bc3 {[%eval 32740,24]} 41. Kb5 { [%eval 1121,33]} ({Or:} 41. a4 {[%eval 32738,22]}) 41... Be1 {[%eval 1098,31]} 42. Kc6 {[%eval 991,30]} Bc3 {[%eval 1386,38]} 43. Kd7 {[%eval 1386,31] or something similar.}) 26. f5 {[%eval 75,20]} g5 {[%eval 233,28]} 27. Bf3 { [%eval 228,26]} Kf8 {[%eval 1615,33]} (27... Rf8 {[%eval 270,28]} 28. Bh5 { [%eval 255,25]} Bh6 {[%eval 318,37]} 29. Bxf7+ {[%eval 628,43]} Rxf7 {[%eval 639,40]} 30. Qc8+ {[%eval 572,38]} Qxc8 {[%eval 572,36]} 31. Rxc8+ {[%eval 563, 33]} Kg7 {[%eval 842,35]} 32. g4 {[%eval 691,38][%csl Rh6] Shows how bad Black's Bishop can become.}) 28. Bh5 {[%eval 1451,29]} Nd8 {[%eval 1745,33]} 29. Rc8 {[%eval 1443,31] Playing to the gallery.} Nxe6 {[%eval 32766,99]} 30. Rxe8# 1-0