Bird'sA02

I Clark
J Edge

Worcester County Chess League
Division 1, 2002/3


1. f4 e5 2. fxe5 d6 3. exd6 Bxd6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. d3 Ng4 6. Bg5 f6 7. Bc1 Nc6 8. d4 Nxh2 9. Kf2 If 9. Nh2 Black plays Bg3+ and after the forced Kd2, Qd4 is mate! 9 Rh2 is also met by Bg3 and after Kd2 Nd4 Black will emerge at least a rook ahead and with the queens exchanged 9... Ng4+ 10. Kg1 Bg3 11. Rh4 Bf2+ White resigns as after Kh1 Black takes the rook with Bh4 and White cannot recapture beacaause of the threat of Nf2+ winning the queen 0-1