Stephen Homer v Grant Healey

WECU Jamboree 2014 (Bd.4)











A fluctuating game in which black makes an unsound seeming piece sacrifice, obtains an advantage which lasts for many moves only to make a late error which turns a win into a loss. Enterprising play from both sides.

1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Nf6 3.Nf3 Qxd5 4.Nc3 Qh5 5.Be2 Bg4 6.0-0 Nc6 7.d3 e6 8.h3 Bxh3 9.gxh3 Qxh3 10.Ng5 Qh4 11.Kg2 h6 12.Rh1 Qb4 13.Bd2 Qe7 14.Bf3 Qd7 15.Bxc6 Qxc6+ 16.Qf3 Qxf3+ 17.Kxf3 a6 18.Nce4 Nd7 19.Bc3 Rg8 20.Nh3 f5 21.Ng3 g5 22.Kg2 Kf7 23.Rae1 Re8 24.Kf1 Kg6 25.Ng1 Bd6 26.Nh5 e5 27.Ng3 Re6 28.d4 e4 29.Nf3 Rge8 30.d5 R6e7 31.Rxh6+ Kxh6 32.Nxf5+ Kg6 33.Nxe7+ Rxe7 34.Nd2 Kf5 35.Nc4 Bf4 36.Bb4 Re8 37.Ne3+ Bxe3 38.Rxe3 Nb6 39.c4 Nxc4 40.Rc3 Nxb2 41.Ba3 Nd3 42.Rxc7 b5 43.Be7 Nf4 44.d6 Rh8 45.Ke1 Ke6 46.Rc6 Nd3+ 47.Ke2 Nb4 48.Rc5 Nxa2 49.Rxg5 Rc8 50.Ke3 Rc4 51.Rd5 Nb4 52.Rh5 Nc6 53.Bf8 Kf7 54.Rf5+ Ke6 55.Rh5 b4 56.Rh6+ Kd7 57.Rh7+ Kd8 58.Rb7 a5?

58...Ne5 59.Be7+ Kc8 60.d7+ Nxd7 61.Rxb4 Rxb4 62.Bxb4 Nf6= (Fritz)

59.Bg7 a4 60.Bf6+ Kc8 61.Rc7+ Kb8 62.Rxc6 Rxc6 63.d7

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