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shari 71 ( +1 | -1 )
A nice game.Comments are appreciated. [White "Me"]
[Black "Al Yekin"]
[WhiteElo "1466"]
[BlackElo "1516"]
[Result "1-0"]
[BlackIFlag "US"]
[WhiteIFlag "US"]
[Annotator "Me"]

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4
{I have found that this is quite solid for most openings.(e4 Nf3 Bc4)} 3...Nf6 ? +=
{I found a refutation for this move over the board!} 4.e5! 1 4...Ne4 5.d3!
5...Nxf2 6.Kxf2 e6 7.Re1 Nd4
8.Nxd4 cxd4 9.Kg1 d6 10.exd6
Qxd6 11.Qf3 Be7 12.Bf4 Qb6
13.Na3 !?
{a loose move.It would be better to play Bb3.} 13...Qxb2 14.Nb5 Qxc2?
{This is what happens if you move to fast.} 15.Nc7+ Kf8
{good move.takes the king from the center.} 16.Nxa8 Bb4
{not the best move.attacking the rook gives a feeling of security subconciously,but doesn't do anything to help black}17.Rec1 Qa4??
{loses beyond repair.} 18.Bb5 Qxb5 19.Rxc8+ Ke7
20.Rxh8 Bc3 21.Rf1
{Black resigns.} 1-0
triangulator 6 ( +1 | -1 )
aaron? is that you? and how dare you show a game where c5 loses
death_by_pawns 4 ( +1 | -1 )
I dont think thats aaron.
triangulator 2 ( +1 | -1 )
elo? where did you get the elo rating?
triangulator 7 ( +1 | -1 )
ok i isnt aaron, shari, where did you get a elo rating? and since when do you play chess?
poisonedpawn78 177 ( +1 | -1 )
my take ... 1.e4 c5
2.Nf3 Nc6
3.Bc4 ( we have all seen this befor .. )
3...Nf6 ?? (brutal loss of time , better would be e6) 4.e5 ( takes advantage of the loss in time ) 4...Ne4??? ( gives the knight away .. better wouldl be Ng8)
5. d3 ( wins the knight for a pawn )
5...Nxf2?! ( better is d5 !)
6 . Kxf2 e6
7. Re1 Nd4 ??? ( black is seriously underdeveloped and needs to release his bishops not trade knights .. clearly black is trying to be agressive but with one peice and while hes down ? hes just speeding up the loss ... better is d5 .)
8. Nxd4 ?! ( why take his knight .. if he takes yours you can develop with the queen , a better use of time would be a developing move , perhaps Nc3 .) 8... Cxd4
9. Kg1 ? (sure you move out of the center but this can be accomplished later . better is c3 to assist your knight in development .)
9...d6 ?! (much too passive d5 ! is in order , if en passent a developing bishop retake helps catchup in lost time . )
10 . Exd6 ? ( another loss in time for white .. much more aggressive is a developing Bf4)
10...Qxp ?? (black needs security in his game .. much better is Bxp )
11.Qf3 Be7
12. Bf4 Qb6
13. Na3 ??? ( better is Bb3 )
13....Qxp? ( better is Bd7)
14. Nb5 ! ( increasing the pressure on blacks defence )
14....Qxp ???? ( this is infact the game losing move .. pawn grabbing in such a situation .. might as well stop playing if your not going to put up a fight with 0-0 )
15. Nc7+ Kf8
16. Nxa8 !? ( sure your gaining your fruits of your labour .. but Rf1 is much more appropriate at this time since the rook cannot escape anyways ... go for the king . )
16....Bb4 ?? (terrible .. uselessly attacking the rook causing the trade of his queen for material with ..17. Rac1 Qa4 18. Bb5 Qxb5 19. Rxc8+ Ke7 20. Re5 Rxc8 21. Rxb5 .... much better is 16...Qa4)
17.Rec1 ( better was Rac1 )
17 ..Qa4 ?? ( better is Qb2 losing only a bishop hehe !!)
18. Bb5 Qxb5
19. Rc8+ Ke7
20 . RxR Bc3 ???( i guess it doesnt really matter at this point . )
21. Rf1 ? ( better is Nc7 .. surely he would save his queen ? )

hope this helps ya .
acne 49 ( +1 | -1 )
1.e4 c5
2.Nf3 Nc6
3.Bc4 Nf6
4.e5 [4.Nc3] Ne4 [4...d5]
5.d3 [5.Bd5] Nxf2 [5...d5! if 6.Bb3, c4 or Bb5 Qa5+]
6.Kxf2 e6 [still d5 looks better to open that c8 bishop]
7.Re1 Nd4 [look at black's terrible bishops, the knight is the only developed piece other than pawns. a win for white]
8.Nxd4 cxd4
9.Kg1 [no attack yet, Qg4 or c3] d6 [what's wrong with d5]
10.exd6 [Bf4 develop another bishop] Qxd6 [should take with bishop]
11.Qf3 Be7
12.Bf4 [not really good 'cause 12...Qb4] Qb6
13.Na3 [Bb4] Qxb2
14.Nb5 Qxc2 [should castles, now should resigns]
15.Nc7+ Kf8
16.Nxa8 Bb4
17.Rec1 Qa4
18.Bb5 Qxb5
19.Rxc8+ Ke7
20.Rxh8 Bc3
brunetti 4 ( +1 | -1 )
Refutation? 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.e5 d5 and Black stands well (5.Bb5 Nd7).

tulkos 9 ( +1 | -1 )
brunetti, doesn't black get horrible pawn structure,even if he does get the two bishops?(exf6)
brunetti 50 ( +1 | -1 )
No. After 5.exf6 dxc4 6.fxg7 Bxg7 Black has the 2 Bishops, the open g file and developement advantage. Furthermore, White should move his d pawn to compete the developement (quite mandatory), after that cxd3 follows and the player with the ruined structure is only White.
If 6.fxe7 Black can play ...Qxe7+ (Bxe7 seems OK too), 7.Qe2 Bg4! and White Kingside is in great danger of destruction.
6.other lose a pawn.
This is my opinion: I can't find the line in books.

shari 33 ( +1 | -1 )
heres another game. [White "me"]
[Black "silvioq"]
[WhiteElo "1499"]
[BlackElo "1806"]
[Result "1-0"]
[BlackIFlag "AR"]
[WhiteIFlag "US"]
[Annotator "me"]

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3
Bb4 4.Nf3 c5 5.Bf4 Ne4 6.Qc2
d5 7.e3 Nc6 8.O-O-O Nxc3
9.bxc3 Ba3+ 10.Kb1 Na5??
{this loses the game.} 11.Qa4+ Bd7 12.Qxa3 Qb6+
13.Qb2 Qc6 ?!
{now the Q is chased around.} 14.Ne5 Qa6 15.cxd5 c4
16.Nxd7 Kxd7 17.dxe6+ fxe6
18.Qb4 b5 19.Rd2 Nc6?
{now White wins.} 20.Qd6+ Ke8 21.Qxe6+ Kd8
22.Bg5+ {better is g5.} 22...Kc7
23.Bf4+ {again g5 is better.}
23...Kd8 24.d5!
{ resigns.} 1-0
tulkos 0 ( +1 | -1 )
the (g5) in the annotations are typos,I meant d5.
triangulator 11 ( +1 | -1 )
not much to anylise after you dropped the peice you had almost no hope of even drawing against a "A" class player(unless you are a GM)
tulkos 6 ( +1 | -1 )
triangulator--- read it a little closer---I think Shari was the one who won the piece 87)
triangulator 12 ( +1 | -1 )
ok sorry i got confused-dont trust my jugement I am 1603 uscf and play like that but anlyse like a 1200
tulkos 4 ( +1 | -1 )
funny--- I think I'm stronger when I analyse!
triangulator 4 ( +1 | -1 )
heck I dont even know how i win my games
jeffz_2002 1 ( +1 | -1 )
heck I don't even win.
tulkos 24 ( +1 | -1 )
I've got it! Positional players wait until their opponents kill themselves on there own swords,and tactical players try to knock their opponents sensless with a wild bull charge!!The explanation of chess strategy! Eureka!!
triangulator 4 ( +1 | -1 )
funnie ...probably true on some levels
triangulator 4 ( +1 | -1 )
funnie ...probably true on some levels
triangulator 14 ( +1 | -1 )
come on i didnt print that message up 2 times! jeff that isnt true you have won 9 games-probably more than me