(1) Dalthorp,Matt (1453) - Skalnes,Erik (1496) [B80]

Portland Chess Club Fall Open, 10/18/2009

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be3 e6
[6...Ng4 7.Bg5 h6 8.Bh4 g5 9.Bg3 ]

7.f3 b5 8.Qd2 Bb7 9.Be2 Nbd7 10.g4 Ne5 11.0-0-0 Be7 12.Rhg1 Rc8 13.a3
[13.f4 Ned7 14.Bd3 b4 15.Nce2 Nxe4 16.Qxb4 Ndc5 ]

13...Nfd7 14.f4 Nc4 15.Bxc4 Rxc4 16.g5 Nb6 17.f5 e5
[17...0-0 18.f6 Wins the bishop.; 17...exf5 18.Nxf5 This attacks the knight by "remove the guard". 18...Na4 19.Nxa4 Rxa4 20.Nxg7+ Kf8 21.Qc3 Rg8 22.Rdf1 Rxg7 23.g6 hxg6 24.Bh6 Bxe4 25.Qxg7+ ; 17...Qc8 ]

18.f6 gxf6
[18...Bf8 19.fxg7 Bxg7 20.Nf5 ]

19.gxf6 Bxf6 20.Nf5 Nc8 21.Nd5 Rc6
[21...Bxd5 22.Qxd5 Qc7 ; 21...Bxd5 22.Qxd5 Qc7 23.Rd2 Qc6 24.Qxc6+ Rxc6 25.Rd5 ]

22.Nxf6+ Qxf6 23.Bg5 Qg6 24.Bh4 Qxg1 25.Rxg1 Rc4 26.Nxd6+
Black resigns. 1-0

26...Nxd6 27.Qxd6 Rxc2+ 28.Kxc2 Bxe4+ 29.Kc1 f6 30.Bxf6 Kf7 31.Qe7# 1-0