KGDC30

H. N. Pillsbury
H. B. Daly

Simultaneous Exhibition
1905


C30: King's Gambit Declined

1. e4 e5 2. f4 White threatens to win material: f4xe5 2. Bc4!?+/= 2... Bc5 3. Nf3 d6 Controls e5 Not 3... exf4 4. d4 Be7 5. Bxf4+/= 4. Nc3 Nf6 Inferior is 4... exf4 5. d4 Bb4 6. Bxf4+/- 5. fxe5 dxe5 6. Nxe5 White king safety dropped 6... O-O Black has a king attack 7. Nf3 White is behind in developement. White's piece can't move: c1 7... Nc6 8. Bb5 8. Na4 Be7 9. d3 Qd7= 8... Nd4 8... Ng4 9. Qe2 Nd4 10. Nxd4 Bxd4 11. d3-/+ 9. Nxd4 Qxd4 Black has a mate threat 10. Qf3 Bg4 10... c6 11. Be2=/+ 11. Qe3 11. Qf4 Rad8 12. a3 Nxe4-+ 11... Qxe3+ 12. dxe3 c6 Black threatens to win material: c6xb5 13. Bd3 Bh5 13... Rfe8 14. Bd2=/+ 14. O-O White castles and improves king safety 14... Bg6 15. e5 15. Rf4 Rad8=/+ 15... Ng4 16. h3 >= 16. Bxg6!? is noteworthy 16... fxg6 17. Ne4 Nxe3 18. Rxf8+ Rxf8 19. Bxe3 Bxe3+ 20. Kh1-/+ 16... Nxe3-+ 17. Bxe3 Bxe3+ 18. Kh1 Bxd3 19. cxd3 Bd4 19... Rae8 20. Ne4-+ 20. Rae1-/+ Rad8 21. Rf3 21. Re4!? Rfe8 22. Rfe1-/+ 21... Rfe8-+ 22. Re4 Rxe5 Worse is 22... Bxe5 23. Rfe3 Kf8 24. Rxe5 Rxe5 25. Rxe5 Rxd3 26. Kg1+- 23. Rxe5 Bxe5 24. Nd1 Bd4 25. Kh2 c5 26. Kg3 26. Nc3 h6-+ 26... c4! doomsday 27. Kg4 27. dxc4 Be5+ Discovered attack 27... Bb6 27... Bc5 keeps an even firmer grip 28. Rf5 b6 29. Kf3-+ 28. Kf4 28. Nf2 f6 29. Kg3-+ 28... cxd3 29. Ke4 Rd4+ 29... >= h6 seems even better 30. g4 g6 31. Rf4-+ 30. Ke5 30. Ke3 d2-+ 30... Kf8 30... >= f6+ and Black can already relax 31. Kf5 Bc7-+ 31. Nf2 31. Rf4 otherwise it's curtains at once 31... Rd7 32. Ke4-+ 31... Ke7 32. Nxd3 32. Kf5 no good, but what else? 32... f6 33. Rf4 g6+ 34. Kg4 Rxf4+ 35. Kxf4 Bxf2 36. Kf3-+ 32... f6+ 33. Kf5 g6# 0-1 [Fritz 9 (5s)]