[Event "Spring Swiss"] [Site "Langley Chess Club"] [Date "2013.03.25"] [Round "3"] [White "Paulson, Stewart"] [Black "Hoyer, Andrew"] [WhiteElo "1334"] [BlackElo "1610"] [ECO "D15"] [Opening "Slav Queen's Gambit/Geller Gambit"] [Result "0-1"] {Annotations by Andrew Hoyer} 1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. e4 b5 6. e5 {The Geller Gambit. Makes for a chaotic position, but White needs to ensure he gets his pawn back.} Nd5 7. a4 b4 8. Na2 b3 {Once I had this advanced pawn, my plan revolved around making a way for it to promote.} 9. Nc3 Nxc3 {Actually gives up the advantage. ... Nb4 keeps up the pressure.} 10. bxc3 Ba6 11. Ng5 h6 12. Ne4 e6 13. Qf3 Be7 14. Bb2 {The first and last time this Bishop moves. This placement means White is practially down a piece. Black's dark squared Bishop has much more control as a result.} O-O 15. Rd1 Qa5 16. Ra1 Qd5 17. Qe2 c5 18. Rd1 cxd4 19. Rxd4 {The right move. 19. cxd4 c3 loses material} Qxe5 20. f4 Qa5 21. g3 e5 22. Rd1 exf4 23. Bg2 Qxa4 24. O-O Nc6 {Better late than never to join the game, the fact is this Knight took up one of the key positions for the win.} 25. Rxf4 Rad8 26. Rxd8 Rxd8 27. Qh5 f6 {A blunder -- I was being too greedy with the pawns. White can sac here and equalize the game at least, and Black's Queen and Bishop are too far away to help.} 28. Bh3 (28. Nxf6 Bxf6 29. Rxf6 gxf6 30. Qg6+) Ne5 {A happy move which improves King safety, gives Black's Queen space, and sets sights on the excellent d3 square.} 29. Rf1 Bb7 30. Qe2 Nd3 {Finally arriving at its destination where it has its greatest influence.} 31. Be6 Kh8 32. Ra1 Qc6 33. Bf5 Bc5 34. Kf1 Qd5 35. g4 Re8 36. Rd1 Qe5 37. Bg6 Qf4 {Shredder says it's mate-in-7, but with only a few minutes on the clock, I wasn't seeing it.} 38. Kg2 Bxe4 39. Bxe4 Rxe4 40. Qf3 Qxg4 41. Qxg4 Rxg4 42. Kf3 Rf4 43. Kg3 Re4 44. h4 Nxb2 45. Rd8 Kh7 46. Rc8 Nd3 {Finally the pawn is free to advance!} 47. Kg2 b2 48. Rb8 Re1 49. Rxb2 Nxb2 0-1
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