Michael Adams v Paul Wallace

Emigrant Cup 1989, Rd.5

After securing the title with a round to spare, Michael Adams suffers a rare loss against local opposition. Irish international player, Paul Wallace, spent a year in Cornwall working as a doctor at Treliske Hospital.

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Bc5 4.0-0 Nd4 5.Nxd4 Bxd4 6.c3 Bb6 7.d4 c6 8.Ba4 d6 9.Na3 Nf6 10.Nc4 Bc7 11.dxe5 dxe5 12.Bc2 Bg4 13.f3 Be6 14.Qe2 Nh5 15.Be3 Nf4 16.Bxf4 exf4 17.Bb3 0-0 18.Kh1 Qe7 19.Nd2 Rad8 20.Bxe6 Qxe6 21.Rfe1 Rd7 22.Nb3 Bb6 23.Rad1 Rfd8 24.Rxd7 Qxd7 25.a4 g6 26.a5 Be3 27.g4 a6 28.Kg2 Kg7 29.Qc4 h5 30.gxh5 Rh8 31.Nc5 Qd2+ 32.Re2 Qc1 33.Rxe3 Qxe3 34.Ne6+ fxe6 35.Qxe6 Qd2+ 36.Kh1 Qc1+ 37.Kg2 Qxb2+ 38.Kh1 Qxc3 39.Qxg6+ Kf8 40.Qd6+ Ke8 41.Qxf4 Rf8 42.Qb8+ Kf7 43.Qxb7+ Ke6