[Event "Kidderminster vs Lichfield Div One"] [Site "Kidderminster"] [Date "2014.11.19"] [Round "?"] [White "Maurice Staples"] [Black "John Wrench"] [Result "0-1"] [BlackElo "165"] [ECO "C13"] [EventDate "2014.11.19"] [Opening "French/Classical Variation"] [WhiteElo "186"] 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Be7 5.e5 Nfd7 6.h4 Bxg5 7.hxg5 Qxg5 { French, Albin-Alekhine-Chatard Attack } 8.Nh3 Qe7 { After watching the Daniel King DVD earlier that day I was fortunate to play this game as black and with the GM’s message in mind ("black has nothing to fear from this gambit and should accept the pawn”). } 9.Nf4 Nb6 $5 { Having said that, black does have to be careful and watch out for sacrifices on d5 and g6. I think this game illustrates how to accept a gambit and then turn the extra material into a win. } 10.Qg4 g6 11.Bd3 h5 12.Qh3 Nc6 13.Qe3 ( { Worth a try was } 13.Bxg6 fxg6 $2 ( 13...Nxd4 14.O-O-O fxg6 15.Rxd4 Qg5 16.Qh4 Qxh4 17.Rxh4 Kf7 $15 ) 14.Nxg6 Qh7 15.Nxh8 Qxh8 16.O-O-O $14 ) 13...Nb4 14.O-O-O Nxd3+ 15.cxd3 Bd7 16.g4 h4 17.Nh3 O-O-O 18.g5 Na4 19.Nxa4 Bxa4 20.Rd2 Kb8 21.f4 $2 ( { Better was the immediate } 21.Kb1 $15 ) 21...c5 22.Kb1 Rc8 23.dxc5 Qxc5 24.Qxc5 Rxc5 25.d4 Rc7 26.b3 $2 ( 26.Nf2 $1 { with the idea of blocking the Rook from the pawn on h6 } 26...Rh5 27.Rh3 Rh8 28.Ng4 Bb5 29.Nh6 $13 ) 26...Bb5 27.Rc1 $2 Rxc1+ 28.Kxc1 Bf1 $1 29.Rh2 Bd3 30.Kb2 b5 31.Nf2 Bf5 32.Nd1 Kb7 33.Ne3 h3 34.Kc3 Kb6 35.Nxf5 gxf5 36.Kd3 b4 37.Ke3 Rc8 38.Rd2 Rc3+ 39.Kf2 Kc7 $1 { and Black's King goes the long way through White's pawns } 40.Kg1 Kd7 41.Kh2 Ke7 42.Rf2 Kf8 43.Rd2 Kg7 44.Rf2 Kg6 45.Rd2 Kh5 46.Rf2 Kg4 47.Rf1 Rc2+ 0-1