Harvey Richings v Michael Cooper

Cornwall B v Somerset B 2014/15 (Bd.9)











Sound, coherent play against an experienced and much higher-graded opponent by one of our promising juniors on his debut for the county.

1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 Bf5 4.cxd5 cxd5 5.e3 e6 6.Bd3 Bxd3 7.Qxd3 a6 8.a3 Nf6 9.Nf3 Be7 10.0-0 0-0 11.Bd2 Nc6 12.b4 b5 13.Rfc1 Qb6 14.Ra2 Rac8 15.Rac2 Qb7 16.h3 h6 17.e4 dxe4 18.Nxe4 Na7 19.Rxc8 Rxc8 20.Rxc8+ Qxc8 21.Nxf6+ Bxf6 22.Qc3 Qxc3 23.Bxc3 Nc8 24.Nd2 Nd6 25.g4 g5

½-½