Master Trek 25 May Round 3
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In the third round I played the French Exchange from the white side. Most French players don't like it and play for a fight. If they do they usually play a variation I am quite happy to play against because I get lots of play against their queenside castle. Even though I won this game, I still missed a lot of good moves for white. I used like 2 minutes for the first 10 moves and only another 20 for the remaining 20 moves. I was so not into extended long thinks at this tourney.
Here's the game
1.e2-e4 e7-e6 2.d2-d4 d7-d5 3.e4xd5 e6xd5 4.Bf1-d3 Bf8-d6 5.Ng1-f3 Bc8-g4 6.0-0 Nb8-c6 7.c2-c3 Qd8-d7 8.Nb1-d2 0-0-0 9.b2-b4 h7-h5 10.Qd1-c2 Ng8-f6 11.a2-a4 h5-h4 12.h2-h3 Bg4-e6 13.Nf3-g5 Nf6-h5 14.Nd2-b3 Nh5-f4 15.Bc1xf4 Bd6xf4 16.Nb3-c5 Qd7-d6 17.Ng5xe6 f7xe6 18.Qc2-e2 Rd8-e8 19.a4-a5 Kc8-b8 20.b4-b5 Nc6-d8 21.b5-b6 c7-c6 22.b6xa7+ Kb8xa7 23.Qe2-b2 Qd6-c7 24.Rf1-b1 Bf4-d6 25.Nc5-a4 c6-c5 26.a5-a6 c5-c4 27.a6xb7 Nd8-c6 28.Na4-b6+ Ka7-b8 29.Nb6xd5 Nc6-b4 30.Nd5xc7 Nb4xd3 31.Nc7-a6+ Kb8-a7 32.Qb2-b6#