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f6 you'd probably run into some trouble after Nxe5 too if you have never seen it before. d6 or Nf6 are normal moves.
Make that 10. ... Bxd2+, and 11. ... Qxd5 ;)
As Scottrf said, you should be careful when moving the f pawn early like that. After 3...f6, 4. Qh5+ would be devastating.
5.exd5 Qxd5 6.Nc3, blowing away your Q and developing the N.
My comments are in brackets. Be sure to read them!
gimewuchugot as Maartensmith said, Qxd5 fails to Bxb4, you need Bxd2 first.
As early as move 14 you have g5! Bg3 f4.
Qxd5 on what move? I did put a lot of comments in my diagram...
Aha, I missed the hanging Bb4 :P, but Bxd2 is still winning, right?
Not winning, just regaining the piece.
Ah, it's too early in the morning to do this :P
EDIT: 'this' refers to analyzing a low-level game filled with blunders
I made the same mistake, Bxd2 isn't winning but it's holding on (levelling up the piece count).
Let's start with move 2! White's 2.Nf3 is the most common move, and it attacks your e-pawn. Did you notice that during the game? By far the most common response by Black is 2...Nc6 which defends the e-pawn and develops a piece. 2...d6 and 2....Nf6 are also playable. 2...f6 takes the best square away from your Ng8 and also opens the white diagonals leading to your king; not good! Your move, 2...Be7 seems kind of irrelevant. You don't protect your pawn, you don't counter-attack White's e-pawn, and you develop the bishop to a passive square.
After your third move, 3...f6 you are completely lost! The game was over if White plays 4.Qh5+! If 4...Kf8 then 5.Qf7 mate! So you must play 4....g6. Then comes 5.Nxg6 hxg6 6.Qxh8 and you will not be able to save your Ng8. If 6...Kf8 then 7.Bc4 and you are doomed. That was quick, wasn't it!
Scott, you have no excuse, it's afternoon here in Europe :p
And yeah, 4. Qh5+ is 1-0 pretty much. 4. ... g6 (4. ... Kf8 5. Qf7#) 5. Nxg6 and the Rh8 is at least lost (and white is threatening mate in 2)
So you should indeed be careful with that f-pawn in the opening :p
Isn't being a useless player excuse enough?
In that case I'd also have to accept being English as an excuse. Oh well.
How did the Dutch do at the Euros?
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