DutchA85

C. Sharp
H. B. Daly

Portland vs. Boston Match
1926


A85: Dutch Defence: 2 c4 Nf6 3 Nc3

1. c4 1. e4 e5= 1... e6 2. Nc3 f5 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nf3 b6 5. Bf4 Bb4 6. e3 O-O 7. Bd3 Bb7 8. Rc1 d6 Consolidates e5 9. Bg5 9. O-O Qe7= 9... Qe8 10. a3 10. O-O!?= is worthy of consideration 10... Bxc3+-/+ 11. bxc3 Qg6 12. Bxf6 Rxf6 Worse is 12... gxf6 13. g4 Kh8 14. Rg1= 13. Bf1 13. O-O Nd7-/+ 13... Be4 13... f4 14. Qc2 Be4 15. Qe2-/+ 14. g3 Nd7 15. Bg2 Raf8 16. Nh4 Qh6 17. Qa4 g5 18. Qxd7 gxh4 19. Kf1?? the pressure is too much, White crumbles >= 19. O-O R6f7 20. Qa4-/+ 19... h3-+ 20. Bxe4 20. Bf3 does not help much 20... R6f7 21. Qa4 Bxf3-+ 20... fxe4 21. Ke2 21. f4 no good, but what else? 21... Qh5 22. g4 Qxg4 23. Ke1-+ 21... Rxf2+ 21... Rxf2+ 22. Kd1 Qh5+ 23. g4 Qxg4+ 24. Ke1 Qe2# 0-1 [Fritz 9 (5s)]