(2) SHASHANK BENADIKAR - SNEHA VIJAYKUMAR KAREKAR (1849) [D04]
1.d4 SNEHA VIJAY KUMAR KAREKAR, FIRST RATED GIRL OF BELGAUM WAS ANNOYED BY LOCAL PLAYER SHASHANK BENADIKAR IN A SWISS RAPID CHESS TOURNAMENT HELD IN BELGAUM..........IN THIS GAME YOU WILL WITNESS THE MISTAKES MADE BY BOTH PLAYERS ESPECIALLY BY BLACK. 1...d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.e3 Bg4 4.Be2 e6 5.Nbd2 Bd6 [RR 5...Nbd7 6.b3 Be7 7.Bb2 h6 8.0–0 0–0 9.c4 a5 10.a3 c6 11.Bd3 Bf5 12.Qb1 Bxd3 13.Qxd3 Qb6 (RR 13...Nh7 14.e4 dxe4 15.Qxe4 Ng5 16.Nxg5 Bxg5 17.f4 Bf6 18.Qc2 Qc7 19.Ne4 Be7 20.f5 exf5 21.Rxf5 Nf6 22.Nxf6+ Bxf6 23.Raf1 Bg5 24.d5 cxd5 25.Rxd5 Rad8 26.Qc3 Qb6+ 27.c5 Bf6 28.cxb6 Semmler,G-Bretscher,R/Bad Woerishofen 2000/CBM 075 ext/1–0) 14.Rfc1 Rfd8 15.Qc2 Rdc8 16.Rab1 Qd8 17.e4 Qf8 18.e5 Nh7 19.c5 b6 20.b4 Fries Nielsen,J-Fominyh,A/Rimavska Sobota 1991/CBM 024/½–½ (52)] 6.c4!? [RR 6.Ne5 Bxe2 7.Qxe2 0–0 8.0–0 Nbd7 9.f4 c5 10.c3 Rc8 11.Qf3 Qc7 12.g4 Ne8 13.Qg2 f6 14.Nd3 Qc6 15.Nf3 e5 16.fxe5 fxe5 17.Bd2 e4 18.Nfe5 Rxf1+ 19.Rxf1 Nxe5 20.Nxe5 Bxe5 Perich,S-Niccoli,P/Arco 2005/EXT 2006/0–1; 6.b3 OR ; 6.0–0 WAS BETTER] 6...c5 7.dxc5N [RR 7.cxd5 exd5 8.dxc5 Bxc5 9.Nb3 Bd6 10.Bd2 Nc6 11.Bc3 0–0 12.0–0 Ne4 13.Bd4 Rc8 14.Rc1 Re8 15.h3 Bf5 16.Ne1 Qh4 17.Nf3 Qh6 18.Bc3 Bxh3 19.gxh3 Qxh3 20.Nbd4 Ng5 21.Re1 Re4 Torvenyi,R-Bezo,S/Slovakia 2002/EXT 2005/0–1] 7...Bxc5 8.cxd5 Nxd5 9.b3? Qb6? [Better was 9...Qf6 10.Rb1 Nc3 11.Bb2 Nxd1 12.Bxf6 Nxe3 13.fxe3 gxf6 14.Rc1 Nd7 15.Kf2³; 9...Nc3 10.Qc2 Bb4 11.Ba3 a5 12.Bd3 Bxa3 13.Qxc3 0–0 -0.11/8 ] 10.Nc4! Qd8 11.Bb2! with comfortable game for white 11...Nc6 12.0–0 0–0 13.Rc1! Setting a trap 13...Bf5??N 14.Ncd2! Bxe3 15.fxe3 Nxe3 16.Qe1 Nxf1 17.Qxf1 Qb6+ 18.Kh1 Rfd8 [18...Qa5 was better 19.a3 f6 20.Nc4 Qd5 21.Rd1²] 19.Nc4+- Qc7 20.Nce5 Rest is technique 20...Qb6 21.Nxc6 bxc6 22.Ne5 Rac8 23.Bf3 Rd2?? [23...c5 24.Qc4 Qd6 However White Maintains clear edge 25.Bc3 a6 26.Kg1 Qb6 27.Bh5! Rc7] 24.Nc4 Qf2 25.Nxd2 Qxd2 26.Ba1 Qxa2 27.Rxc6 [27.Bxc6! with clear winning game for White] 27...Rxc6 28.Bxc6 Qxb3 29.h3 Making home for the well protected King! [29.Bd4 wins immediately on spot! But White wants to win game without making hurry but the text is risky and Bd4 wins on spot! 29...Qa3 30.Qf4 h6 31.Qb8+ Kh7 32.Be8 Qe7 33.Bxa7±] 29...a5 30.Qa6?? This move gives a chance to Black.Now black has no other way than to agree for draw with perpetual! [30.Bd4! As now black cannot play 30...a4 because of 31.Qa6 winning pawn and game] 30...Qd1+ 31.Kh2 Qd6+ And Can you Imagine win For Black? And Alas! The journey of Mistake ends here as White lost on Time! But White Deserves A Draw and I Congratulate Shashank.Benadikar for such a wonderful game! And such game was not expected from Sneha Karekar.You can feedback at firstname.lastname@example.org.And post your comments on this wonderful useful essential chess blog .