Saturday, March 17, 2018

Birds Opening Attack by Haines

Ray Haines transposed into a Bird's Opening Stonewall Attack and won quickly. White picked off a pawn and then sacrificed a bishop to force tactics. If Black's king took the piece, White would be up two pawns. But Black's choice to hide was even worse.

rrhaines33 (1566) - zeitgeist-movement (1512), Live Chess, 07.03.2018 begins 1.d4 d5 2.e3 Nc6 3.f4 Nf6 [3...Bf5!=] 4.Nf3 Bg4 5.c3 [5.c4=] 5...e6 6.Bd3 Bd6 7.0-0 0-0 8.Nbd2 Qd7 9.Qe1 Ne7 [9...Bf5=] 10.Ne5 Bxe5 [10...Qd8 11.Nxg4 Nxg4 12.e4 dxe4 13.Nxe4+/=] 11.fxe5 Ne4 12.Nxe4 dxe4 13.Bxe4 Nd5 14.c4 [14.b3+-] 14...Nb6 [14...f5 15.Bc2+/-] 15.b3 c6 [15...Bf5 16.Bxb7+-] 16.Ba3 Rfd8 [16...f5 17.exf6 Rxf6 18.Bxh7+ Kxh7 19.Rxf6!+-]
17.Bxh7+! Kh8 [17...Kxh7 18.Qh4+ Kg8 19.Qxg4+-] 18.Qh4 g6 19.Bxg6+ Kg7 20.Qh7# 1-0

Sets: Chess Games 1.e4 Series and Chess Games 1.d4 Series
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