Saturday, March 14, 2009

CHESS BOOKS! (1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4) Revisited

A very consise yet efficient reference for Evans Gambit lovers (as black and white)

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The Evans Gambit 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.b4 is no doubt, one of the most entertaining and romantic way to start a game. I used to be one of the Evans Gambit enthusiasts some time ago and I have to confess that, handling the Evans Gambit and making your opponent confused is very synonym. However, sometimes you yourself become confused or just feeling suffocated in order to justify the pawn (or pawns) you had just given up.

The EVANS GAMBIT & 2 KNIGHTS DEFENCE is the reference to complete your preparation as not everybody would answer with 3...Bc5 which would be totally a different story

As usual, I present here, one of my most memorable games (without annotation) employing the Evans Gambit beating a very strong player of Terengganu.

[Event "Arab Malaysian Labour Day"]
[Date "1997"]
[White "Rizal A Kamal"]
[Black "Nor Azmi Mohd Nor"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C51 Evans Gambit accepted"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bxb4 5. c3 Be7 6. d4 exd4 7. Qb3 Na5 8.
Bxf7+ Kf8 9. Qd5 c6 10. Qf5 Nf6 11. e5 Kxf7 12. O-O d6 13. e6+ Ke8 14. Ng5 Qc7
15. cxd4 g6 16. Qc2 d5 17. f4 Nc4 18. f5 gxf5 19. Qxf5 Nd6 20. Qh3 h5 21. Bf4
Qb6 22. Be5 Nde4 23. Qf5 Nxg5 24. Qxg5 Rg8 25. Qh6 Qb2 26. Nd2 Bxe6 27. Bxf6
Bxf6 28. Qxf6 Kd7 29. Rab1 Qxd2 30. Rxb7+ Kc8 31. Qxe6+ Kxb7 32. Rb1+ Kc7 33.
Qe7+ Kc8 34. Qb7+ Kd8 35. Qxa8+ Ke7 36. Qxg8 Qxd4+ 37. Kh1 Qc4 38. Qg6 Qa6 39.
h3 Qxa2 40. Re1+ Kd7 41. Qf7+ 1-0

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