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S.Kapadia v J.Coburn

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S.Kapadia
J.Coburn
4NCL Cambridge University 2 v Wessex 2, 2008

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d6 4. e4 Bg7 5. f3 controls g4 5... c6 consolidates b5 and d5 6. Be3 O-O 7. Qd2 e5 8. d5 White wins space 8... c5 9. Nge2 a6 secures b5 10. Bh6 10. Ng3 h510... Ne8 10... Bxh6 11. Qxh6 Nh5 12. g4=11. h4 f5 Nimzovich: attack the chain at its base 12. h5 f4 this push gains space 13. hxg6 hxg6 14. O-O-O 14. g3 fxg3 15. Bg2 Qf614... Bxh6 15. Rxh6 Kg7 16. Rh1 b5 17. g3 Qf6 17... b4!? 18. Nb1 b318. gxf4 exf4 19. Bh3 Nd7 20. cxb5 20. Bf5 b4 21. Nxf420... axb5 21. Nxb5 Rxa2 22. Kb1 Ra8 23. Nec3 Ne5 instead of 23.Nec3 White should play 23.Bc8 Rc8 24.Nbc3 Nf3 25.Qd3 Nf5 26.Qh3 with a winning attack 24. Bxc8 24. Be6 g524... Rxc8= 25. Qh2 Kf7 26. Qh3 Ng7 27. Kc2 Nh5 27... Rh8 28. Qf128. Ra1 Ra8 28... Rb8 29. Ra7+ Kg8 30. Qe6+ Qxe6 31. dxe629. Nc7 Rxa1 29... Rxa1 30. Rxa1 Kg8=½-½