Roger Tuddenham - Leo Keely
Holme Valley Chess Tournament, 27/03/2007


1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.Bc4 Nf6 5.O-O Nxe4 6.Re1 d5 7.Bxd5 Qxd5 8.Nc3 Qa5 9.Nxe4 Be6 10.Neg5 O-O-O 11.Nxe6 fxe6 12.Rxe6 Bd6 13.Bg5 Rde8 14.Qe1 Qxe1 15.Raxe1 Rxe6 16.Rxe6 Kd7 17.Re4 Re8 18.Rxe8 Kxe8 19.Kf1 All this is known theory, but now Black tries to stir up some trouble
19...d3 ?! never played before - trying to break up White's pawns
[20.c3 ! with the idea Ne1 looks better]
20...Nb4 21.Ke2 Nxa2 22.Bd2 Nb4 23.Bxb4
[23.Ng5 ! h6 24.Ne6 g5 25.Nxc7+]
23...Bxb4 24.Ng5 c6
[24...Be7 !? 25.Nxh7
(25.Ne6 Kd7 26.Nxg7 Bf6 27.Nf5 Bxb2- / +)
25...g5 26.g3 g4 27.f4 gxf3+ 28.Kxf3 Kf7 29.h4 Kg6 30.Ng5 Bxg5 31.hxg5 Kxg5 32.Ke4Unclear position]
25.Nxh7 a5
[25...Be7 26.f4]
26.Ng5 a4 27.Ne4 a3 28.bxa3 Bxa3 29.d4 b5 30.Kd3 Ke7 31.h4 Ke6 32.g4 Be7 33.h5+ / - Kf7 34.f4 Ke6 35.f5+ Kf7 36.g5 Bf8 37.Kc3

! is the way to win
(37...Kg8 38.d5 wins cxd5 39.Nc3 b4 40.Nxd5 Bd6 41.Kc4 Kf8 42.f6 Be5 43.h6 gxh6 44.g7+ Kf7 45.Ne7 wins)
38.Kc3 Black is in zugswang
38...Kd7 39.Nc5+ Bxc5
(39...Ke8 40.Ne6 Ke7 41.Kd3 Ke8 42.h6 gxh6 43.f6 wins - White is threatening Nd7ch and g7)
40.f6 ! Bf8 41.h6 wins]
37...Be7 38.f6 White misses the win, but is happy to draw because of the state of the Tournament.
38...gxf6 39.Nxf6 Bxf6 40.gxf6 Kxf6 41.Kb4 Kg5 42.d5 Drawn Roger Tuddenham v Leo Keely 27/3/07


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