Wednesday, October 29, 2008

LindseyAnn vs. newtym8 1-0

[Event " server game"]
[Site " "]
[Date "2008.10.9"]
[Round "NA"]
[White "lindseyann"]
[Black "newtym8"]
[TimeControl "-"]
[Result "*"]
[WhiteELO "1247"]
[BlackELO "1235"]

{Termination "Black resigned" Mode "ICS" DateLastMove "2008.10.29" Board "5351246"}
1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.Nc3 a6 4.e4 e6 5.Bxc4 b5 6.Be2 Be7 7.Nf3 f6 8.O-O c6 9.Bf4 Nd7 10.Qc2
{With my development finished, I have a slight edge. Although, nobody's made and bad or brilliant moves.}
10...Qb6 11.e5 fxe5 12.dxe5 Bc5
{It would have been better to play Nh6. Even though it puts it on the edge, it allows him to castle and avoid some of the pressure that is put on his king.}
13.Bd3 h6 14.Bg6+ Kd8 15.Rad1 Ne7 16.Bf7 Rf8 17.Bxe6 Rxf4
{He probably though I made an error here, but after Bxd7 Bxd7 e6 I'm up a pawn.} 18.Bxd7 Bxd7 19.e6 Ra7 20.exd7 Rxd7 21.Rxd7+ Kxd7
{Material is even, but his king is in a lot of danger.}
22.Qd2+ Bd6 23.Rd1 Nd5 24.Nxd5 Qc5
{He made a large error here, much better would have been cxd5.}
{And I made a mistake here. Better would have been Nxf4, trading down with a lead in material.}
25...Kc7 26.Na8+ Kb8 27.Nb6
{I think Kc7 would have either forced me to concede some of my advantage or force a draw by three fold rep. But, he messes up.}
{This was his worst blunder and he gave me the game. Allows me to fork his queen and king.}
28.Nd7+ Kb7 29.Nxc5+ Kb6 30.Ne6 Rf7 31.Nxc7 Rxc7 32.Qd4+ c5 33.Qd6+
{Closing in on a forced mate.}
33...Rc6 34.Qd8+ Kb7 35.Rd7+ Rc7 36.Qxc7+
{Black resigned}

Sunday, October 26, 2008

Seyi Fateru vs. LindseyAnn 0-1

[Event " server game"]
[Site " "]
[Date "2008.10.17"]
[Round "NA"]
[White "Seyi Fateru"]
[Black "lindseyann"]
[TimeControl "-"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C24"]
[WhiteELO "1440"]
[BlackELO "1222"]

{Termination "White king mated" Mode "ICS" DateLastMove "2008.10.26" Board "5373831"}
1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Nf6 3.Qf3 d5 4.exd5 Bg4 5.Qb3 Nbd7 6.Nf3
{He missed an easy pawn here with Qxb7}
6...b6 7.Ng5 Nc5
{Bd6 would have been better here, to prevent him from pushing the d-pawn and attacking f7 with all of his pieces.}
8.Qb5+ Bd7 9.Nxf7 Kxf7
{It would have been better to trade queens here. After 9...Bxb5 10. Nxd7 Bxc4 11. Ne6 Bxd5 I'm up a pawn and a bishop and I'm attacking the g2 pawn. I was not thinking that far ahead, and I just wanted to take the knight straight away.}
10.d6+ Be6 11.Bxe6+ Nxe6 12.dxc7 Nxc7 13.Qc4+ Ncd5 14.O-O Bc5 15.Nc3 Rf8 16.b3
{d3 preparing to pin the knight with Bg5 would have been better for him.}
{This whole artificial castle that I preformed was never in my best interest, but I love doing it.}
17.g3 Qd7 18.d3 Qf7
{It would have been better to play Bd4 with all sorts of tactics involving the pinned knight and a rook coming to c8. I was eyeing the f2 square though.}
19.Nxd5 Nxd5 20.Kh1
{And here's where he gave me a forced mate. Be3 would have shut me down a bit, but he instead handed me the win.}
20...Qf3+ 21.Kg1 Bxf2+ 22.Rxf2 Qxf2+ 23.Kh1 Qf1#
{White king mated}

Saturday, October 25, 2008

BlackKnight8 vs. LindseyAnn 0-1

[Event " server game"]
[Site " "]
[Date "2008.10.9"]
[Round "NA"]
[White "BlackKnight8"]
[Black "lindseyann"]
[TimeControl "-"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C68"]
[WhiteELO "1297"]
[BlackELO "1202"]

{Termination "White king mated" Mode "ICS" DateLastMove "2008.10.25" Board "5351252"}
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Bxc6 dxc6 5.Nxe5 Qd4 6.Nxf7
{Everything was book until now. Although, taking the pawn is not the best, doing this with the knight is even worse.}
6...Qxe4+ 7.Kf1 Qc4+
{This move lets me win the knight and retain my ablilty to castle.}
8.Kg1 Qxf7 9.d3 Bc5 10.Be3 Bd6 11.f3 Nf6 12.Kf2 O-O
{Ng4+ was slightly better here. It would have allowed me to simplify, but I was trying to get as many pieces as I could pressuring his king.}
13.Re1 Bxh2 14.Nc3 Nd5
{Once again, Ng4+ was the best move.} 15.Rh1 Be5 16.f4 Nxe3 {This was not the best move, but it caused a flood of pieces that he could not recover from.}
{And with this move he stepped into a mate that was easy to spot.}
17...Qxf4+ 18.Ke2 Bg4+
{Well, I missed the mate in 1 this time, but not the next.}
19.Ke1 Qf2#
{White king mated}

Friday, October 24, 2008

LindseyAnn vs. Eagledrver 1-0

[Event " server game"]
[Site " "]
[Date "2008.10.9"]
[Round "NA"]
[White "lindseyann"]
[Black "eagledrver"]
[TimeControl "-"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D20"]
[WhiteELO "1187"]
[BlackELO "1173"]

{Termination "Black resigned" Mode "ICS" DateLastMove "2008.10.24" Board "5351248"}
1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.Nc3 e6 4.Nf3 Nf6 5.Bg5 h6 6.Bxf6
{I opt to take the knight, because my dark bishop is usually the bad one.}
6...Qxf6 7.e4 Bb4 8.Bxc4 Bxc3+ 9.bxc3 O-O 10.O-O
{I like my position after the opening. Strong central pawns and more developed pieces.}
10...Nc6 11.Qd3 e5 12.Bb3 exd4 13.cxd4 Be6
{His first mistake. I almost never miss a pawn fork.}
14.d5 Nb4 15.Qb5 a5 16.dxe6 fxe6 17.Qc5
{I'm not sure why I moved my queen here rather than taking the pawn. But, this was my "worst" mistake, so I'm not too upset.}
17...c6 18.Nd4
{Attacking the pinned piece.}
{This move ends up killing him.}
19.e5 Nd3
{And here's why that last move was bad...}
20.Bc2 Rad8
{His options here were lose a knight or lose a queen. He, for whatever reason, chose lose a queen.}
21.exf6 Rxd4
{Black resigned}

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Eagledrver vs. LindseyAnn 1-0

[Event " server game"]
[Site " "]
[Date "2008.10.9"]
[Round "NA"]
[White "eagledrver"]
[Black "lindseyann"]
[Result "1-0"]
[Termination "Black resigned"]
[WhiteElo "1149"]
[BlackElo "1206"]
[Mode "ICS"]
[DateLastMove "2008.10.20"]
[ECO "C44"]
[Board "5351255"]

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d3 d5 4.exd5 Qxd5 5.Qe2 Nf6 6.Bg5 Be7 7.Bxf6 Bxf6 8.Qe4 Qa5+ 9.Nc3 O-O 10.a3 Bd7 11.Be2 Rad8 12.b4 Qb5 13.Nxb5 Rc8 14.O-O Be6 15.c4 a6 16.Nc3 Rcd8 17.Rad1 g6 18.Nd5 Bf5 19.Qe3 Ne7 20.Nxf6+ Kg7 21.Ne4 {Black resigned} 1-0

I'm not going to bother annotating this one. It's pretty obvious what happened. I hung my queen early in the game, then I hung my knight a little later. It wasn't worth fighting for. But, I'm beating him in our other game right now.