Ruy LopezC80

J. Mieses
H B. Daly

Simultaneous Exhibition
1903


C80: Open Ruy Lopez: Sidelines and 9 Nbd2

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 White threatens to win material: Nf3xe5 2... Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 Black threatens to win material: Nf6xe4 5. O-O Nxe4 6. Re1 White threatens to win material: Re1xe4 6... Nc5 7. Nxe5 7. Bxc6!? dxc6 8. Nxe5+/= 7... Nxe5= 8. Rxe5+ Be7 9. Bb3 Nxb3 10. axb3 d5 11. Nc3 11. Qh5 c6= 11... c6=/+ Secures b5 12. Qe2 f6 Black threatens to win material: f6xe5 13. Re3? >= 13. Rh5!?=/+ and White hangs on 13... d4-+ 14. Rd3 Bf5 15. Ne4 Qd5 16. f3 O-O 17. c4 17. c3 c5-+ 17... Qe6 18. Kh1 Rad8 19. Qf2 19. Ra5 Rfe8-+ 19... Bxe4 20. fxe4 Qxe4 21. Rg3 21. Rf3 d3-+ 21... d3 21... Qc2 makes it even easier for Black 22. Rf3 d3 23. Qe1-+ 22. Re3 22. Ra5 Qe2 23. Qg1 Bb4-+ 22... Bc5 23. Rxe4 Bxf2 24. b4 Rfe8 25. Rxe8+ Rxe8 26. g3 Bd4 27. Kg2 Re1 28. b5 28. g4 doesn't improve anything 28... Be5 29. Kf2 Re4-+ 28... c5 28... axb5 seems even better 29. cxb5 cxb5 30. Ra8+ Kf7 31. Rd8-+ 29. bxa6 bxa6 30. Kf3 30. g4 is not much help 30... Kf7-+ 30... Kf7 31. Kf4 Kg6 32. g4 Be5+ 32... a5 and Black can already relax 33. Rb1-+ 33. Kf3 Kg5 34. h3 34. Kf2 cannot undo what has already been done 34... Re4 35. Kf3 Rxc4-+ 34... g6 35. Kf2 Re2+ 35... Rh1 might be the shorter path 36. Kg2 Rh2+ 37. Kf3 Rxh3+ 38. Ke4 Kxg4 39. Ra5-+ 36. Kf1 36. Kf3 hardly improves anything 36... Kh4 37. Rxa6 Kxh3-+ 36... Kf4 37. Rxa6 37. Ra3 does not help much 37... Ke4 38. Rxa6 Bd4-+ 37... Kf3 37... Kg3!? keeps an even firmer grip 38. Ra3 Rf2+ 39. Ke1-+ 38. Ra3 Ke4 39. b3 39. Ra8 what else? 39... Bd4 40. Rd8-+ 39... Bd4 40. Ra7 Kf3 41. Bb2 Bf2 41... Rxd2 42. Re7 Rxb2 43. Re6 Rf2+ 44. Kg1 Rc2+ 45. Kh1 Kg3 46. Re3+ Bxe3 47. b4 Rc1# 42. Ra1-+ Rxd2 43. Bxf6 43. Bc3 desperation 43... Rc2 44. Ba5-+ 43... Be3 44. Be5 44. Bg5 doesn't do any good 44... Rf2+ 45. Kg1 Ra2+ 46. Bxe3 Rxa1+ 47. Kh2 Kxe3 48. h4 d2 49. g5 d1=Q 50. Kh3 Qf3+ 51. Kh2 Rh1# 44... Rg2 44... Rg2 45. Bh2 Rxh2 46. b4 Rh1# 0-1 [Fritz 9 (5s)]