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Literatur_Sokolski_Opening - compiled by Peter Markus Steiner (in German)


Guntram ALTHOFF
of Germany


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    (2022-06-01)
    (All annotations below by Fritz)
    (Games' source: Marek's 1.b4 database)
    
    
    
    [Event "Hessen-ch VM"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2004.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Warnk, Torsten"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "2140"]
    [BlackElo "2000"]
    [PlyCount "62"]
    [EventDate "2004.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 {A00: Irregular Openings} b6 2. Bb2 Bb7 3. c4 e6 4. e3 Nf6 (4... f5 5.
    Nc3 Nf6 6. a3 Be7 7. Nf3 O-O 8. d4 Ne4 9. Bd3 Nxc3 10. Bxc3 Qe8 11. O-O Qg6 12.
    Rc1 d6 13. Qe2 Nd7 14. Rfe1 Nf6 15. d5 Ne4 16. Bb2 e5 17. a4 c6 18. dxc6 Bxc6
    19. b5 {Wall,B-Kucharkowski,J/Carel CF-01 Correspondence 2005/0-1 (38)}) 5. Qb3
    $146 (5. a3 c5 (5... d5 6. Nf3 Nbd7 7. Nc3 Be7 8. Rc1 a5 9. b5 O-O 10. cxd5
    Nxd5 11. Nxd5 Bxd5 12. Be2 Nc5 13. Qc2 Be4 14. Qc3 Bf6 15. d4 Na4 16. Qb3 Nxb2
    17. Qxb2 Rc8 18. O-O Qd5 19. a4 Be7 20. Ne1 {
    Green,S-Boles,C/corr GB KO-T37 1972/1/2-1/2 (32)}) 6. bxc5 bxc5 7. Nf3 Be7 8.
    Be2 O-O 9. O-O Nc6 10. Nc3 Re8 (10... d5 11. cxd5 exd5 12. Qc2 Rc8 13. Rab1 d4
    14. Ne4 Nxe4 15. Qxe4 Ba8 16. Bd3 g6 17. Qf4 dxe3 18. Qxe3 Nd4 19. Nxd4 cxd4
    20. Qg3 Bf6 21. Rfe1 Rb8 22. Bf1 Re8 23. Rxe8+ Qxe8 24. Re1 Qd8 25. Ba1 {
    michaelbuss (2615)-Benjap (2625)/ChessWorld.net 2003/1/2-1/2 (47)}) 11. Rb1 Rb8
    12. Na4 Bf8 13. Qc2 d6 14. Bc3 Ba8 15. Rxb8 Qxb8 16. Rb1 Qc7 17. Bxf6 gxf6 18.
    d4 cxd4 19. exd4 Na5 {Buss,M-Eldridge,M/corr CCLA 1990/1/2-1/2 (46)}) (5. b5 d5
    $11) 5... Be7 (5... Nc6 $5 $17) 6. Nf3 (6. b5 O-O $11) 6... O-O (6... Nc6 7. b5
    Na5 8. Qc2 $15) 7. Nc3 Na6 (7... Nc6 8. b5 Na5 9. Qc2 $15) 8. a3 c5 9. b5 Nc7
    10. Bd3 d5 11. Ne2 (11. O-O Qd6 $11) 11... Ne4 (11... a6 12. a4 $15) 12. Rd1 (
    12. Nf4 a6 13. cxd5 exd5 14. bxa6 c4 $17) 12... Bf6 (12... a6 13. bxa6 Bxa6 14.
    O-O $15) 13. Ne5 $11 Qd6 (13... Bxe5 14. Bxe5 Nd6 15. Nc3 $15) 14. Bxe4 (14. f4
    dxc4 15. Bxc4 h6 $14) 14... Bxe5 (14... dxe4 15. d4 cxd4 16. exd4 $11) 15. Bxe5
    (15. d4 cxd4 (15... dxe4 $143 16. dxe5 Qe7 17. O-O $14) 16. Nxd4 Rfc8 $15 (
    16... dxe4 17. Nc6 Qc5 18. Bxe5 Nxb5 19. cxb5 Bxc6 20. Bd6 $11)) 15... Qxe5 $17
    16. Bf3 (16. Bd3 dxc4 17. Qxc4 Bxg2 $17) 16... dxc4 17. Qxc4 Bxf3 18. gxf3 Qd5
    (18... a6 19. bxa6 Rxa6 20. a4 $17) 19. Qxd5 $15 exd5 (19... Nxd5 20. d4 $15)
    20. a4 (20. d4 c4 $15) 20... a6 $15 21. d4 axb5 22. dxc5 (22. axb5 c4 23. Nc3
    Ra3 $15) 22... bxc5 23. axb5 Rfb8 (23... Rab8 24. Nc3 $15) 24. Nc3 Nxb5 25.
    Nxd5 c4 (25... Ra2 26. O-O $11) 26. Rc1 (26. Rg1 g6 $15) 26... c3 (26... Nd6 $5
    $15) 27. O-O $11 (27. Nxc3 $2 Nxc3 28. Kd2 Na2 $19) 27... Ra3 (27... g6 $142
    $11) 28. Rc2 (28. Rb1 Raa8 29. Rfc1 g6 $14) 28... Rd8 (28... Rb3 29. Rcc1 $15)
    29. Rd1 $11 Kf8 30. Nxc3 $4 (30. Kf1 $142 $11) 30... Rxd1+ $19 31. Nxd1 Ra1 0-1
    
    [Event "Ruhrgebiet VK3"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1999.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Opalka, Guido"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "2185"]
    [BlackElo "2245"]
    [PlyCount "76"]
    [EventDate "1999.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d6 2. Bb2 Nd7 3. Nf3 Ngf6 4. c4 (4. Nc3 d5 $15) 4... g6 (4... e5 5. Nc3
    $11) 5. Qb3 Bg7 6. d4 O-O 7. Nbd2 Qe8 8. e3 e5 9. d5 a5 10. a3 Nb6 11. b5 (11.
    e4 axb4 12. axb4 Rxa1+ 13. Bxa1 Bg4 $11) 11... Nbd7 12. e4 Bh6 13. a4 Nc5 14.
    Qc2 Nh5 15. Ba3 f5 16. Bxc5 dxc5 17. Bd3 Nf4 18. g3 (18. O-O Nxd3 19. Qxd3 Bf4
    $14) 18... Nh3 19. Rf1 f4 20. O-O-O Bg4 21. Be2 g5 (21... Rd8 $142 $11) 22. Nb3
    $4 (22. b6 $142 $11) 22... fxg3 $19 23. fxg3 (23. Nxe5 Bxe2 (23... Qxe5 24.
    Bxg4 Qf4+ 25. Kb1 Qxg4 26. fxg3 $17) 24. Qxe2 Nf4 $19) 23... Bxf3 24. Nxc5 g4+
    25. Kb1 Qg6 (25... Ng5 26. h4 gxh3 27. Bxf3 $19) 26. Bxf3 Rxf3 (26... gxf3 $143
    27. Nd7 $17) 27. Ne6 (27. Rxf3 gxf3 28. Rf1 Ng5 $19) 27... Qf7 (27... Ng5 $142
    $5 28. Nxc7 Rc8 29. Rxf3 gxf3 $19 (29... Nxf3 $6 30. Ne6 $19)) 28. Rxf3 $17
    gxf3 29. c5 (29. Qb2 Qe7 30. Rf1 f2 $17) 29... Ng5 $19 30. Qc4 f2 31. Rf1 Re8 (
    31... Nxe6 32. dxe6 Qf3 33. e7+ Kg7 34. Qd5 $17) 32. Nxg5 (32. Qc2 Nxe6 33.
    Rxf2 Qe7 34. dxe6 Be3 $19) 32... Bxg5 33. Qe2 Rf8 34. h4 Be7 35. Qc4 (35. Qe3
    Qf3 36. Qxf3 Rxf3 $19) 35... Kg7 36. Qc3 (36. c6 bxc6 37. Qxc6 Qg6 38. Qxg6+
    Kxg6 $19) 36... Qf3 37. Qxe5+ $4 (37. Qxf3 Rxf3 38. d6 cxd6 39. c6 bxc6 40.
    bxc6 $19) 37... Bf6 38. Qxc7+ Rf7 (38... Rf7 39. e5 Rxc7 40. exf6+ Kxf6 $19)
    0-1
    
    [Event "Wichern op 5th"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1999.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Lugovoi, Aleksei"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "2185"]
    [BlackElo "2505"]
    [PlyCount "60"]
    [EventDate "1999.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 a5 2. b5 e5 3. Bb2 d6 4. a4 f5 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. e3 g6 7. Bc4 Bg7 8. Ba2 Qe7
    9. Qe2 e4 10. Nd4 c5 11. bxc6 bxc6 12. Na3 d5 13. Nb3 Nbd7 14. d3 O-O 15. d4
    Nb6 16. Nc5 Nfd7 17. Nxd7 Qxd7 (17... Nxd7 $143 18. O-O $15) 18. Bb3 c5 19. c4
    Nxa4 20. Bxa4 Qxa4 21. cxd5 Qb4+ 22. Qd2 Ba6 23. Bc3 Qb3 24. f4 exf3 25. gxf3
    Qxd5 26. Kf2 cxd4 27. exd4 Rac8 28. Nc2 $2 (28. Kg2 $19) 28... Bb7 29. Qd3
    Qxf3+ $1 30. Qxf3 Bxf3 (30... Bxf3 31. Kxf3 Rxc3+ 32. Ne3 f4 33. Rxa5 fxe3+ 34.
    Ke4 e2 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "Ruhrgebiet VK3"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1999.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Grodotzki, Thomas"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "2185"]
    [PlyCount "63"]
    [EventDate "1999.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 a5 2. b5 e5 3. Bb2 d6 4. a4 Nf6 5. e3 g6 6. c4 Bg7 7. Ne2 Be6 8. Qc2 Nbd7
    9. Ng3 h5 10. d4 h4 11. Ne4 Nxe4 12. Qxe4 Bf5 13. Qf3 exd4 14. Bxd4 Bxd4 15.
    exd4 Qf6 16. Qe3+ Kf8 17. Be2 Re8 18. Qd2 Nc5 19. dxc5 {A pinning theme} Qxa1
    20. O-O Bxb1 21. cxd6 (21. Bd3 Qd4 (21... Qxa4 $6 22. Qc3 Rh5 23. Rxb1 Rxc5 24.
    Qh8+ Ke7 25. Qxh4+ Kd7 26. Qf6 $17) 22. Rxb1 h3 $19) 21... cxd6 (21... Qa2 $142
    $5 22. Qxa2 Bxa2 23. dxc7 $19) 22. Bd3 Qd4 23. Rxb1 Kg7 24. Rd1 h3 25. g3 b6
    26. Qc2 Re5 27. Bf1 Qe4 28. Qc3 Rd8 29. Bxh3 Kg8 30. Bg2 Qe2 $4 (30... Qf5 $142
    $11) 31. Bf3 $18 Qa2 32. Ra1 (32. Ra1 Qxa1+ 33. Qxa1 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "Hessen-ch MVT"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2005.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Rasch, Holger"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [WhiteElo "2115"]
    [BlackElo "2255"]
    [PlyCount "27"]
    [EventDate "2005.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 a5 2. b5 e5 3. Bb2 d6 4. Nf3 f5 5. e3 Nf6 6. Bc4 $146 (6. a4 Be7 (6...
    Be6 7. Be2 c6 8. c4 Nbd7 9. O-O Be7 10. Ng5 Bg8 11. d3 h6 12. Bh5+ Kf8 13. Nh3
    g5 14. Be2 g4 15. d4 gxh3 16. gxh3 Be6 17. bxc6 bxc6 18. f4 Rg8+ 19. Kh1 Rb8
    20. Bc3 Ne4 21. Be1 {bratek55 (1735)-sexychocolate (1745)/kurnik 2012/0-1}) 7.
    Bc4 c6 8. bxc6 bxc6 9. O-O Nd5 10. d3 Be6 11. Nbd2 O-O 12. g3 Nd7 13. e4 N5b6
    14. Bxe6+ Kh8 15. Bxf5 Nf6 16. Nc4 Nbd7 17. Ba3 g6 18. Be6 Qc7 19. Rb1 Rab8 20.
    Qd2 Kg7 {bratek55 (1645)-heetman (1670)/kurnik 2011/1-0 (33)}) (6. d4 e4 7.
    Nfd2 Be7 8. c4 Nbd7 9. Nc3 Nf8 10. Be2 Ng6 11. Qc2 O-O 12. a4 c6 13. h4 d5 14.
    h5 Nh8 15. f3 Nf7 16. O-O-O cxb5 17. axb5 dxc4 18. Bxc4 a4 19. Ba1 Bd7 20. g4
    fxg4 {Azis Azizis,E (2215)-Kordis,K (2200)/Porto Rio GRE 2014/1-0}) (6. Nc3 Be7
    $14) 6... g6 (6... d5 $5 7. Be2 e4 $11) 7. a4 (7. Nc3 Nbd7 $14) 7... Bg7 (7...
    d5 8. Bb3 e4 9. Ng5 $16) 8. d3 (8. Nc3 $5 $16) 8... Qe7 $14 9. Nbd2 Nbd7 10.
    O-O Nf8 (10... Nb6 11. Bb3 $14) 11. Bb3 (11. Re1 $142 $5 $16) 11... Ne6 $11 12.
    b6 c6 13. Nc4 (13. Ba3 c5 14. e4 fxe4 15. dxe4 O-O $14) 13... O-O $11 14. Qd2
    1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "Hessen-ch VM"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2004.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Muth, Andreas"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "2140"]
    [PlyCount "91"]
    [EventDate "2004.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c6 2. c4 d5 3. e3 e5 4. Bb2 Nd7 5. Qb3 Ngf6 6. Nc3 Nb6 7. c5 Nbd7 8. Nge2
    e4 9. Nf4 a5 10. a3 b6 11. Ncxd5 $2 (11. cxb6 $142 $5 axb4 12. axb4 Rxa1+ 13.
    Bxa1 Qxb6 14. Qc2 $15) 11... cxd5 $17 (11... Nxd5 $6 12. Nxd5 axb4 13. Nxb4
    Nxc5 14. Qc2 $11) 12. c6 Nc5 (12... Nb8 13. Bb5 Qd6 14. Bxf6 Qxf6 $11) 13. bxc5
    $14 Bxc5 14. Rc1 (14. c7 Qxc7 15. Nxd5 Qb7 16. Bxf6 gxf6 17. Qa4+ Kd8 18. Qxe4
    Be6 19. Nxf6 Qxe4 20. Nxe4 Be7 $18) 14... Be6 (14... a4 15. Qa2 $14) 15. Bxf6
    gxf6 16. Bb5 O-O 17. Nxe6 fxe6 18. O-O Qe7 19. a4 Rf7 20. f4 f5 21. g3 Rg7 22.
    Kf2 Qf7 23. Qd1 Qf6 24. Qe2 Qh6 25. Ke1 Qf6 26. Kd1 Rc7 27. Ke1 Qg6 28. Rh1 Rg7
    29. Kd1 Qf6 30. Ke1 Qh6 31. Rf1 Qf6 32. Rb1 Rc7 33. Kd1 Qg7 (33... d4 34. exd4
    Qxd4 35. Re1 $15) 34. Kc2 (34. Rg1 $5 $14) 34... Rd8 $15 {Black intends d4} 35.
    g4 d4 36. Qc4 dxe3 (36... Qg6 $5 37. gxf5 Qxf5 $15) 37. Qxe6+ $14 Kh8 38. dxe3
    Bb4 (38... Bxe3 $5 39. Rb3 Rd2+ 40. Kb1 Bd4 $11) 39. Rbd1 $16 Rd2+ $4 (39...
    Rdc8 $142 $16) 40. Rxd2 $18 Qc3+ (40... Bxd2 41. Qe8+ Qg8 42. Qxg8+ Kxg8 43.
    Kxd2 fxg4 44. Bc4+ Kf8 $18) 41. Kb1 Qxd2 (41... Bf8 42. Rd7 Rc8 $18) 42. Bc4 (
    42. Qf6+ $142 Rg7 43. c7 Qb2+ 44. Kxb2 Ba3+ 45. Kxa3 h6 46. Qxh6+ Kg8 47. c8=Q+
    Kf7 48. Qe8#) 42... Qd8 43. Qe5+ Rg7 44. c7 (44. Qxf5 $143 Bf8 $18) 44... Qc8 (
    44... Qd7 45. gxf5 h6 $18) 45. Rd1 Be7 (45... h5 46. Rd8+ Bf8 47. Rxc8 Kh7 48.
    Qxf5+ Rg6 49. gxh5 Kh8 50. Qxf8+ Kh7 51. Qh8#) 46. Rd8+ $1 (46. Rd8+ Bf8 47.
    Qf6 Qxd8 48. cxd8=Q h6 49. Qdxf8+ Kh7 50. Q8xg7#) 1-0
    
    [Event "?"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2006.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Balduan, Markus"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [WhiteElo "2095"]
    [BlackElo "2350"]
    [PlyCount "39"]
    [EventDate "2006.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c6 2. Nf3 a5 3. bxa5 d5 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nd4 Bg6 6. Nb3 e6 7. Bb2 Nf6 8. Ba3
    (8. Be2 Bd6 $11) 8... Bxa3 9. Nxa3 Qd6 10. Nb1 O-O 11. Be2 c5 12. d3 Nc6 13.
    Qd2 Rfc8 14. Nc3 Nd7 (14... Qe7 15. O-O $11) 15. Nb5 $14 Qe7 16. c4 (16. O-O e5
    $14) 16... Nb4 (16... dxc4 17. dxc4 Rd8 18. Qd6 $11) 17. O-O dxc4 (17... Ne5
    18. f4 Nexd3 19. a3 dxc4 20. axb4 $11) 18. dxc4 $14 Ne5 (18... Rd8 19. Qd6 Qg5
    20. f4 $16) 19. Qd6 $16 Qxd6 20. Nxd6 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "Weilburg NBG op"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1995.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Baumhackel, Mario"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "38"]
    [EventDate "1995.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 {A00: Irregular Openings} c6 2. Bb2 a5 3. a3 d5 4. e3 Nf6 5. c4 Bf5 6. b5
    dxc4 7. Bxc4 e6 8. Nf3 Be7 $146 (8... Bd3 9. Qb3 Bxc4 10. Qxc4 cxb5 11. Qxb5+
    Qd7 12. Nc3 Be7 13. Ne5 Qxb5 14. Nxb5 Na6 15. Ke2 Rc8 16. Rhc1 O-O 17. Bd4 Nd5
    18. Nc4 b6 19. Nxb6 Nxb6 20. Bxb6 Rb8 21. Rc6 Rb7 22. a4 Nb4 23. Rc7 {
    Grube,J (1790)-Gohla,U (2005)/Dortmund9 2003/1/2-1/2 (42)}) 9. Nd4 Be4 10. f3
    Bd5 11. Be2 c5 12. Nc2 b6 13. a4 Nbd7 14. Nca3 Qc7 15. e4 Bb7 16. Nc4 O-O 17.
    Nba3 Nh5 18. O-O Bg5 19. Qe1 Nf4 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "Wichern op 5th"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1999.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Biallass, Armin"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "2185"]
    [BlackElo "1850"]
    [PlyCount "123"]
    [EventDate "1999.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 c6 2. Bb2 a5 3. a3 axb4 4. axb4 Rxa1 5. Bxa1 Qb6 6. c3 d5 7. Qc2 Nf6 8.
    Nf3 Bg4 9. Ne5 Bh5 10. e3 Bg6 11. Nxg6 hxg6 12. Be2 Qc7 13. g3 e5 14. Qa4 b5
    15. Qb3 e4 16. Na3 Qd7 17. Qd1 Qh3 18. Bf1 Qf5 19. Qe2 Ng4 20. h3 Ne5 21. Bg2
    Nd3+ 22. Kf1 Bd6 23. g4 Qf6 24. Nc2 Bg3 25. f3 exf3 (25... Nd7 $142 $5 $19) 26.
    Qxf3 Qxf3+ 27. Bxf3 Nd7 28. Kg2 Bd6 29. Nd4 N7e5 30. Be2 Kd7 31. Rf1 f6 32. Nf3
    Ra8 33. Nxe5+ Nxe5 34. Bb2 Ra2 35. Bc1 Nc4 36. Bxc4 dxc4 37. Kf3 g5 38. Rh1 Ra1
    39. Ke4 (39. Rd1 Ke6 $15) 39... Ke6 (39... c5 $142 $5 40. bxc5 Bxc5 $19) 40. d3
    cxd3 41. Kxd3 c5 42. bxc5 Bxc5 43. Re1 b4 (43... Ra8 $142 $5 $15) 44. Kc4 $14
    Bd6 45. cxb4 {The passed pawn on b4 will become decisive later} Rb1 (45... Bg3
    $142 $5 46. Rd1 Bd6 $11) 46. Bd2 $16 Rb2 47. Bc3 Rh2 48. Bd4 Rxh3 49. Rg1 Rh2
    50. b5 Re2 51. b6 Rc2+ 52. Kb3 Rc8 53. Ra1 Rg8 54. Kc4 f5 (54... Rh8 $142 $5
    $16) 55. gxf5+ $18 Kxf5 56. Kd5 Bh2 57. e4+ Kg6 58. e5 Rd8+ 59. Ke4 g4 60. b7
    Rb8 61. Rb1 g3 62. Kf3 (62. Kf3 g2 63. Kxg2 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "Wichern op"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1999.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Labahn, Dieter"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "2185"]
    [BlackElo "2040"]
    [PlyCount "156"]
    [EventDate "1999.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 Bf5 4. c4 e6 5. Qb3 Be7 6. Nf3 O-O 7. Nc3 (7. Bxf6
    Bxf6 (7... gxf6 $143 8. cxd5 Qxd5 9. Qxd5 exd5 10. Nc3 $14) 8. d4 Be7 $15) 7...
    c6 (7... a5 8. b5 $15) 8. Be2 (8. d3 Nbd7 $15) 8... h6 (8... dxc4 9. Qxc4 b5
    10. Qb3 $15) 9. Nd4 (9. cxd5 cxd5 10. Rc1 Nc6 $11) 9... Bh7 10. f4 (10. d3 dxc4
    11. dxc4 a5 $11) 10... Nbd7 (10... dxc4 11. Bxc4 b5 12. Bxe6 $15) 11. cxd5 $11
    cxd5 (11... exd5 12. O-O $11) 12. O-O a5 13. a3 axb4 14. axb4 Qb6 15. Ndb5 Rfc8
    16. Na4 Qd8 17. d3 Nb6 18. Bd4 Nxa4 19. Rxa4 Rxa4 20. Qxa4 Ra8 21. Qb3 Qd7 22.
    Nc3 Ne8 23. Bc5 (23. Rc1 Nd6 $11) 23... Nd6 24. Rc1 Nf5 25. Nd1 Bg6 26. d4 Bd8
    (26... Nd6 27. Nc3 $11) 27. b5 Nd6 28. Nb2 Ra5 {
    The pressure on the isolated pawn grows} (28... Ne4 29. Nd3 $11) 29. Bb4 Ra8
    30. Bc5 Ra5 31. Bxd6 Qxd6 32. Rc8 (32. Na4 Ra8 $11) 32... Kh7 (32... Ra1+ $5
    33. Kf2 Qe7 $15) 33. Na4 $11 Qd7 34. Rc1 Ra8 35. Nc5 Qe7 36. b6 (36. Bd3 $11)
    36... f5 (36... Rc8 $5 $11) 37. Rb1 $14 Be8 38. Bb5 (38. Bd3 Bh5 $14) 38...
    Bxb5 (38... Bxb6 39. Nxb7 Bxb5 40. Qxb5 Qxb7 41. Qxb6 $11) 39. Qxb5 Kg8 40. Qd7
    Qxd7 41. Nxd7 Ra6 42. Nc5 Rxb6 43. Ra1 (43. Rxb6 $5 Bxb6 44. Nxb7 $15 (44. Nxe6
    $2 Kf7 $19)) 43... Be7 $17 44. Ra8+ Kf7 45. Ra7 Bxc5 46. dxc5 Rb1+ 47. Kf2 Kf6
    48. h3 (48. Ra8 Rc1 49. Ra5 g5 $17) 48... Rb5 $19 49. g4 (49. Kf3 e5 $19) 49...
    g5 50. c6 Rb2+ 51. Kf3 bxc6 52. Rh7 fxg4+ 53. hxg4 gxf4 (53... Rh2 54. fxg5+
    Kxg5 55. Rg7+ Kf6 56. Rc7 $19) 54. Rxh6+ $17 Ke7 55. exf4 Rb3+ 56. Kf2 c5 57.
    g5 d4 58. Rh7+ Kd6 59. g6 Rb8 60. Rf7 Rg8 61. g7 Kd5 (61... c4 62. Ke2 $17) 62.
    Ke2 (62. Kf3 $142 $5 $15) 62... Ke4 $19 63. Kd2 c4 64. Kc2 (64. Rd7 $5 $17)
    64... Ke3 $19 65. Rd7 Ra8 (65... c3 66. Rf7 $19) 66. Ra7 Rg8 67. Rd7 c3 68. Rd6
    $2 (68. Rf7 $142 $19) 68... Rxg7 (68... e5 69. Rd7 exf4 70. Re7+ Kf2 71. Kd3
    $19) 69. Rxe6+ Kxf4 70. Kd3 Rc7 71. Re1 (71. Re2 Kf3 72. Rc2 Rd7 $19) 71... c2
    72. Rc1 Kf3 73. Rf1+ Kg2 74. Rc1 Kf2 75. Kd2 Rc3 76. Rh1 c1=Q+ $1 77. Rxc1 Rxc1
    78. Kxc1 Ke2 (78... Ke2 79. Kc2 d3+ 80. Kb1 d2 81. Ka2 Kd3 82. Kb3 d1=Q+ 83.
    Kb2 Qa4 84. Kb1 Qb5+ 85. Ka2 Kc3 86. Ka3 Qb3#) 0-1
    
    [Event "Hessen-chB Kaufungen"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2003.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Juhnke, Peter"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "149"]
    [EventDate "2003.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e6 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. a3 d5 4. e3 Bd6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. c4 c6 7. Nc3 O-O 8. Bd3 (
    8. d4 Re8 $11) 8... Ne5 (8... dxc4 9. Bxc4 Nb6 10. Be2 $15) 9. Nxe5 $11 Bxe5
    10. f4 Bd6 (10... Bxc3 11. Bxc3 dxc4 12. Bxc4 $11) 11. c5 Bc7 (11... Be7 12.
    Qc2 $11) 12. Ne2 (12. O-O e5 $11) 12... e5 (12... Ng4 13. O-O $11) 13. fxe5 (
    13. Bxe5 Bxe5 14. fxe5 Nd7 $14) 13... Ng4 $11 14. Nf4 Qg5 {
    Pawn e5, live or die!} (14... Qh4+ 15. g3 Qg5 16. O-O $11) 15. h4 (15. O-O Qh6
    16. h3 Nxe5 $11) 15... Qh6 16. Be2 (16. b5 Nxe5 17. Be2 Nc4 18. bxc6 Nxb2 19.
    cxb7 Bxf4 (19... Bxb7 $6 20. Qc2 Bxf4 21. Qxb2 Bg3+ 22. Kd1 $19) 20. bxa8=Q
    Bg3+ 21. Kf1 Qf6+ 22. Bf3 Nxd1 23. Rxd1 Ba6+ 24. Kg1 Rxa8 $19) 16... Bxe5 (
    16... Nxe5 17. b5 $15) 17. Bxe5 $11 Nxe5 18. g4 Qf6 19. g5 Qe7 20. Qc2 d4 21.
    Qe4 dxe3 22. Qxe3 Qc7 (22... Bf5 23. O-O $11) 23. O-O-O (23. O-O Bf5 $11) 23...
    a5 (23... Bf5 24. d4 Nd7 25. d5 $11) 24. d4 axb4 $2 (24... Ng6 25. Nxg6 fxg6
    26. Bc4+ Kh8 $11) 25. axb4 $4 (25. Qxe5 $142 Qxe5 26. dxe5 bxa3 27. Rhf1 $16)
    25... Ng6 (25... Nd7 26. Rhf1 $15) 26. Nxg6 fxg6 27. Bc4+ Kh8 28. Kb2 (28. Qe5
    Qd7 $15) 28... Bg4 (28... b6 29. Rhf1 Bf5 30. d5 cxd5 31. Bxd5 $17) 29. Rdf1
    Bf5 (29... b6 30. d5 $15) 30. Re1 (30. Qe5 Qd8 $15) 30... b6 31. Qe5 Qb7 32.
    Qe7 Qb8 33. Qe5 (33. Qd6 Qa7 34. Ra1 Qb7 $15) 33... Qb7 (33... Qc8 34. cxb6 Qd8
    35. Qc5 $11) 34. Qe7 Qb8 (34... Bd7 $15) 35. cxb6 (35. Qe5 $142 $5 $11) 35...
    Qxb6 $17 {The mate threat is Qxd4} 36. Qc5 Qb8 (36... Qc7 37. b5 $15) 37. Re5
    $15 Ra4 {The isolani on b4 becomes a target} (37... Bg4 38. Rhe1 $15) 38. Kc3 (
    38. Kb3 Ra7 $15) 38... Bg4 (38... Re8 39. Rxe8+ Qxe8 40. Kd2 $15) 39. Rhe1 Ra8
    (39... Bf3 40. Qxf8+ Qxf8 41. Re8 Ra3+ 42. Kd2 $16) 40. R1e3 (40. Kd2 Ra3 $11)
    40... Ra3+ (40... Ra1 $15) 41. Kb2 (41. Kd2 Rxe3 42. Kxe3 Bf3 $11) 41... Rxe3
    $15 42. Rxe3 Qf4 43. Qe5 Qf2+ 44. Kc3 (44. Kc1 Qxh4 45. Qe8 Qf2 $17) 44... Bd1
    (44... Bf5 45. Re2 Qxh4 $11) 45. Qe4 Bc2 46. Qe7 (46. Qe8 Bd1 47. Qe4 $17)
    46... Bd1 (46... Ba4 47. d5 $17) 47. Bd3 (47. Qe4 $5 $11) 47... Bg4 $15 48. Re1
    (48. Be2 Bxe2 49. Rxe2 $15) 48... Bh3 (48... Rg8 49. Re4 Qxh4 50. Qd7 Bxd7 51.
    Rxh4 $11) 49. Re2 (49. h5 c5 50. dxc5 gxh5 $18) 49... Qf1 (49... Qf4 50. Re3
    Bg2 51. Qe5 $15) 50. Re1 (50. Re3 Qc1+ 51. Kb3 Qd1+ 52. Kb2 Qd2+ 53. Bc2 Qxd4+
    54. Kb3 Qd5+ 55. Kc3 Ra8 $14) 50... Qf4 $15 51. Qe3 {White is in command} Qh2 (
    51... Qxh4 $2 52. Rh1 $18) 52. Re2 Qh1 53. Re1 Qh2 54. Qd2 (54. Re2 Qh1 55. Kd2
    $15) 54... Qb8 $17 55. h5 (55. Kb2 Bf5 56. Bc4 Qg3 $17) 55... gxh5 56. Qe3 Bg4
    (56... Bg2 $5 $17) 57. Qe4 $15 {Threatening mate: Qxh7} Bf5 58. Qe5 Qa8 $4 (
    58... Bxd3 $142 59. Qxb8 Rxb8 60. Kxd3 Kg8 $15) 59. Bxf5 $18 c5 $2 (59... Qa3+
    $142 60. Kc2 Qa4+ 61. Kd3 Qxb4 $18) 60. dxc5 (60. bxc5 Rxf5 61. Qxf5 h6 62.
    gxh6 Qa5+ 63. Kc4 Qa2+ 64. Kb5 Qb3+ 65. Kc6 Qa4+ 66. Kd6 Qa8 67. hxg7+ Kg8 68.
    Qf8+ Qxf8+ 69. gxf8=Q+ Kxf8 70. c6 Kf7 71. c7 Kg6 72. c8=Q Kg5 73. Qf8 Kg4 74.
    Rg1+ Kh3 75. Qf3+ Kh4 76. Qg3#) 60... Qa3+ 61. Kc4 Qa2+ 62. Kb5 Qa8 63. Ra1 (
    63. Qe4 Qd8 $18) 63... Qb7+ (63... Qg2 64. Be6 Qc2 65. Ra7 Qd3+ 66. Kb6 $18)
    64. Kc4 Rb8 65. Ra4 Qb5+ 66. Kb3 Re8 67. Qd4 Qe2 (67... Qb8 68. Bd3 Rd8 69. Qe4
    $18) 68. Bd3 (68. Ra7 $142 $5 Qf3+ 69. Kb2 Qg2+ 70. Bc2 Qxg5 $18) 68... Qd1+
    69. Ka3 Qc1+ 70. Qb2 Qe3 71. Qe2 (71. Qc2 $142 $18) 71... Qc1+ $4 (71... Qxe2
    $142 72. Bxe2 Re3+ 73. Kb2 Rxe2+ 74. Kc3 Kg8 $18) 72. Kb3 Rf8 73. Ra7 (73. Qf3
    Rg8 (73... Rxf3 $4 74. Ra8+ Rf8 75. Rxf8#) 74. Qf5 Qd1+ 75. Bc2 Qxc2+ 76. Kxc2
    h4 $18) 73... Qxg5 (73... h4 74. Qh5 h6 75. gxh6 Qxh6 76. Qxh6+ gxh6 77. b5 $18
    ) 74. Qe4 Qh6 75. Ra8 (75. Ra8 Qe6+ 76. Kc2 Qg8 77. Rxf8 h6 78. Qh7#) 1-0
    
    [Event "Wichern op 5th"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1999.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Richter, Michael"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "2185"]
    [BlackElo "2410"]
    [PlyCount "110"]
    [EventDate "1999.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. Nf3 Bg4 4. Ne5 Bf5 5. e3 e6 6. b5 Nbd7 7. c4 (7. Bd3
    Nxe5 8. Bxe5 Bxd3 9. cxd3 Bd6 $15) 7... Nxe5 $17 8. Bxe5 dxc4 (8... Bd6 9. Bxd6
    Qxd6 10. d4 $17) 9. Bxc4 $15 Ng4 (9... Bd6 10. Bg3 $15) 10. Bg3 $11 Bd6 11. d4
    (11. Nc3 O-O $11) 11... Nf6 (11... O-O 12. Nd2 $15) 12. Nd2 O-O 13. Bh4 Bb4 14.
    O-O Bg6 (14... Bc3 15. Rc1 Bb2 16. Qf3 $11) 15. a3 Be7 16. Qb3 Nd7 (16... Bf5
    17. Nf3 $14) 17. Bg3 (17. Bxe7 Qxe7 18. Rfc1 Nb6 $14) 17... Bd6 (17... h5 18.
    Rfc1 $14) 18. Be2 Bxg3 19. hxg3 e5 20. dxe5 Nxe5 21. Nf3 Qe7 (21... Bh5 22.
    Rfe1 Qf6 23. Nxe5 Qxe5 24. g4 $16) 22. Qc3 (22. Nxe5 Qxe5 23. Rac1 Be4 $14)
    22... Ng4 (22... Bh5 23. Rac1 c6 24. Qc5 (24. Qxe5 $143 Qxe5 25. Nxe5 Bxe2 $17)
    (24. bxc6 $6 Nxc6 25. Qc5 Qxc5 26. Rxc5 Bg4 $14) 24... Qxc5 25. Rxc5 Bxf3 26.
    gxf3 $14) 23. Rac1 $16 Rac8 24. Qd4 h5 25. Nh4 Bh7 26. Bxg4 (26. Qc5 Qxc5 27.
    Rxc5 c6 $14) 26... hxg4 $14 27. Qxg4 (27. Qxa7 $143 g5 28. Rc4 Qe6 $15) 27...
    Qxa3 28. Qf3 (28. Rfd1 Qb2 $14) 28... b6 29. Qc6 (29. Rfd1 a5 $14) 29... Bd3
    $11 30. Ra1 (30. Rfd1 Qb3 31. Nf3 Bxb5 $11 (31... Qxb5 $143 32. Nd4 Qxc6 33.
    Nxc6 $18 (33. Rxc6 $143 Be4 34. Rcc1 Rfd8 $17))) 30... Qb3 {
    Exerts pressure on the isolated pawn} (30... Qb2 31. Rfc1 $15 (31. Rxa7 $2 Bxf1
    (31... Bxb5 $6 32. Qc1 Qf6 33. Rd1 $11) 32. Kxf1 Rcd8 $19)) 31. Rfc1 (31. Rxa7
    $4 Bxf1 32. Nf5 Rfe8 $19) 31... Bxb5 32. Qb7 {Attacks the pawn on c7} a5 33.
    Rxc7 (33. Rab1 $5 Qd3 34. Rd1 $11) 33... Rxc7 $15 34. Qxc7 Bd3 (34... Qb2 35.
    Rc1 $15) 35. Nf3 Qb2 36. Re1 (36. Rd1 Qc2 37. Qxc2 Bxc2 $15) 36... a4 $15 37.
    Ne5 Bf5 (37... Be2 38. Nd7 Re8 39. Nxb6 $15 (39. Qxb6 $2 Bb5 $19)) 38. Nc6 Be6
    (38... g6 39. Ne7+ Kg7 40. Nxf5+ gxf5 41. Qf4 $11) 39. Ne7+ (39. Qf4 Qf6 40.
    Qb4 Ra8 $15) 39... Kh8 (39... Kh7 40. Qf4 Qf6 41. Qb4 $15) 40. Qf4 (40. Rd1 $5
    g5 41. Rd4 Qb1+ 42. Kh2 Qh7+ 43. Kg1 Qb1+ 44. Kh2 Qh7+ 45. Kg1 Qb1+ $11) 40...
    Qf6 $17 41. Qb4 Ra8 42. Qa3 Bb3 43. Rc1 Re8 (43... Rd8 44. Rc8 Rxc8 45. Nxc8
    $17) 44. Rc7 (44. Nc6 $5 $11) 44... Rd8 $17 45. Rc1 (45. Rc8 $142 $5 Rxc8 46.
    Nxc8 $17) 45... Qd6 $19 46. Qxd6 Rxd6 47. Rc8+ (47. Rc3 b5 48. Rc5 Bc4 49. Rc8+
    Kh7 $19) 47... Kh7 48. Ra8 b5 49. Ra5 Bc4 50. Nf5 $2 (50. Ra7 Rd1+ 51. Kh2 Ra1
    $19) 50... Rd1+ (50... Rd3 51. Ra6 $19) 51. Kh2 Rd2 (51... Rd3 52. Ra6 $19) 52.
    Kg1 $2 (52. g4 $19) 52... Rd3 53. e4 (53. Ra6 $19) 53... a3 54. Ne3 (54. Kh2 a2
    55. Ne7 $19) 54... Rxe3 $1 55. fxe3 a2 0-1
    
    [Event "Paderborn GER"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1992.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Labahn, Wolfgang"]
    [Black "Althoff, G."]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "47"]
    [EventDate "1992.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. e3 Bg4 4. Nf3 Nbd7 5. Be2 e6 6. b5 Bd6 7. d4 Ne4 8. O-O
    Qf6 9. Nbd2 h5 10. c4 c6 (10... Nxd2 11. Nxd2 Qh4 12. f4 $11) 11. Ne1 (11. bxc6
    bxc6 12. Nxe4 dxe4 $11) 11... Rh6 (11... Bxe2 12. Qxe2 Nxd2 13. Qxd2 cxb5 14.
    cxd5 exd5 15. Qd3 $15) 12. f4 (12. Nxe4 dxe4 13. f3 exf3 14. Nxf3 Bf5 $14)
    12... Qf5 (12... Bxe2 13. Qxe2 Nxd2 14. Qxd2 cxb5 15. c5 $15) 13. Nef3 (13. c5
    Be7 $11) 13... h4 (13... cxb5 14. cxb5 Ndf6 15. Rc1 $11) 14. Nxe4 (14. c5 Be7
    $14) 14... dxe4 (14... Qxe4 $5 15. Qd3 Qxd3 16. Bxd3 dxc4 17. Bxc4 cxb5 18.
    Bxb5 a6 19. Bxd7+ Kxd7 20. Ne5+ Bxe5 21. fxe5 f6 $11) 15. Ne5 Bxe2 16. Qxe2
    cxb5 17. Nxd7 Kxd7 18. c5 (18. cxb5 $6 Qh5 19. Qc4 Rc8 $11) 18... Bc7 19. Qxb5+
    Kd8 20. d5 (20. Qxb7 $143 Rb8 21. Qxa7 Rxb2 $17) 20... exd5 21. Rad1 (21. Qxb7
    $2 Rb8 22. Qxa7 Rxb2 $19) 21... Rh5 $2 (21... Rb8 $142 $14) 22. Be5 $1 $18 (22.
    Qxb7 $2 Rb8 23. Bf6+ gxf6 24. Qxa7 Rb5 25. Qa8+ Ke7 $19) 22... Bxe5 {
    Theme: Interference} (22... Qxe5 23. fxe5) 23. Rxd5+ {A double attack} (23.
    Qxb7 Qc8 24. Qxf7 Bxf4 25. Rxf4 Qxc5 26. Rxe4 Rh8 27. Rxd5+ Qxd5 28. Qxd5+ Kc7
    29. Re7+ Kb6 30. Rb7+ Ka6 31. Qb5#) 23... Kc7 24. Rxe5 (24. Rxe5 Rah8 25. Rxf5
    Rxf5 26. Rb1 $18) (24. fxe5 Qe6 25. Qa5+ b6 26. cxb6+ Kb7 27. bxa7 Rh6 28. Rb1+
    Qb6 29. Rxb6+ Rxb6 30. Rd7+ Kc8 31. Qxb6 Kxd7 32. Qd6+ Ke8 33. Qc6+ Kd8 34.
    Qxa8+ Kd7 35. Qd5+ Kc7 36. a8=Q h3 37. Qad8#) 1-0
    
    [Event "Mislata op-B"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2003.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Navarro Coloma, Antonio"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "2145"]
    [BlackElo "2025"]
    [PlyCount "77"]
    [EventDate "2003.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e6 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. b5 d5 4. e3 a6 5. a4 axb5 6. axb5 Rxa1 7. Bxa1 c5 8. f4
    c4 9. Nf3 Qa5 10. Nc3 Bc5 11. Qb1 Bd7 12. Be2 Ne4 (12... O-O $5 $15) 13. Nxe4
    dxe4 14. Ng5 Qxb5 15. Qxb5 Bxb5 16. Nxe4 Be7 17. Bxg7 Rg8 18. Bf6 Bc6 19. Bxe7
    Bxe4 20. Bd6 Rxg2 (20... Bxg2 $2 21. Rg1 (21. Bxb8 Bxh1 22. Bxc4 Rg1+ 23. Ke2
    Be4 $17) 21... Nc6 22. Kf2 $18 (22. Bxc4 $6 Kd7 $18)) 21. Bxc4 Nd7 22. Bd3 Bc6
    23. h4 (23. Bxh7 $143 Rg7 24. Rf1 Rxh7 $17) 23... h5 24. Bf1 Rg4 25. Rh2 Nf6
    26. d3 Kd7 27. Be5 Nd5 28. Kf2 Nb4 (28... f6 29. Bb2 Rg6 30. Be2 $18) 29. Be2
    Rg8 30. c3 Nd5 31. e4 Ne7 32. Bxh5 f5 33. Bf3 fxe4 34. dxe4 Ng6 35. Rg2 Ne7 36.
    h5 Rxg2+ 37. Bxg2 Ke8 (37... Ng8 $18) 38. h6 Kf7 39. h7 (39. h7 Ng6 40. f5 exf5
    41. exf5 Nxe5 42. h8=Q Ng4+ 43. Kg3 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "Mislata op-B"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2003.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Dominguez Marquez, Cecilio"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "2145"]
    [PlyCount "60"]
    [EventDate "2003.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e6 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. b5 a6 4. a4 axb5 5. axb5 Rxa1 6. Bxa1 d5 7. Nf3 c5 8. e3
    Nbd7 9. Be2 Bd6 10. c4 e5 11. O-O e4 12. Ne1 O-O 13. f4 exf3 14. Nxf3 Qc7 15.
    cxd5 Nxd5 16. Qb3 N7b6 17. Na3 Be6 18. Nc4 f6 $4 (18... Ra8 19. Qc2 Nb4 20. Qc3
    $11) 19. Nxd6 $4 (19. Nxb6 $142 Qxb6 20. Bc4 Bxh2+ 21. Nxh2 $18) 19... Qxd6 $11
    20. Qb2 Qc7 21. Nh4 Qd7 22. Qc2 c4 23. Bd4 (23. Bxc4 $2 Rc8 24. e4 Rxc4 $19 (
    24... Nxc4 $6 25. exd5 Qxd5 26. Nf5 Bxf5 27. Qxf5 Qxf5 28. Rxf5 $17)) 23... Qd6
    24. Nf5 (24. Bxc4 $143 Nxc4 25. Qxc4 Nxe3 $17) 24... Bxf5 25. Rxf5 Rc8 26. Qe4
    g6 27. Rf1 f5 28. Qh4 Nd7 29. Qg5 Qe6 30. Bf3 b6 1-0
    
    [Event "Weilburg NBG op"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1995.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Erler, Eckehard"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "55"]
    [EventDate "1995.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. b5 c5 5. e3 c4 6. Nd4 (6. d3 Qa5+ 7. Bc3 Bb4
    $14) 6... Bc5 (6... Bd6 7. Ba3 $15) 7. a4 (7. d3 e5 8. Nf3 Qa5+ 9. Bc3 Bb4 $14)
    7... a6 (7... O-O 8. Nf3 $15) 8. bxa6 (8. d3 axb5 9. Nxb5 O-O $15) 8... Rxa6 (
    8... Nxa6 9. Be2 $15) 9. Nb5 Be7 (9... O-O 10. Qf3 $15) 10. Be5 $11 Bd6 $4 (
    10... Nc6 $142 11. Nc7+ Kd7 12. Nxa6 Nxe5 $11) 11. Nxd6+ $18 Rxd6 12. Bxd6 Qxd6
    13. Nc3 (13. d3 Qc7 $18) 13... Bd7 (13... e5 14. d4 $16) 14. Be2 (14. Rb1 Qc6
    $18) 14... O-O 15. Qb1 Qc7 (15... Bc6 16. Nb5 Qe7 17. d4 $18) 16. O-O (16. a5
    e5 $18) 16... Na6 (16... Nc6 17. Nb5 Qa5 18. d4 $16) 17. Qb2 Nc5 18. Rfb1 Ra8
    19. Qb6 {White prepares a5} (19. d4 $5 cxd3 20. cxd3 Ra7 $18) 19... Qxb6 $16
    20. Rxb6 {White gets the initiative} Ra6 (20... e5 21. d4 cxd3 22. Bxd3 $16)
    21. Rxa6 (21. a5 e5 $18) 21... bxa6 22. Rb1 (22. f4 Nce4 23. Nxe4 Nxe4 $16)
    22... Kf8 (22... Nxa4 23. Rb8+ Ne8 24. Nxa4 Bxa4 25. d3 $18) 23. a5 Bc6 (23...
    e5 24. d4 cxd3 25. Bxd3 $16) 24. Rb6 Bb7 25. d4 cxd3 26. cxd3 Nfd7 27. Rb4 Bc8
    $2 (27... Bc6 $18) 28. d4 (28. d4 Ke7 29. dxc5 Nxc5 30. e4 dxe4 31. Rc4 $18)
    1-0
    
    [Event "Ruhrgebiet VK3"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1998.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Polovina, Maxim"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "2185"]
    [PlyCount "47"]
    [EventDate "1998.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. Bb2 d5 6. e3 O-O 7. Be2 Be6 8.
    O-O h6 9. d3 b6 $146 10. Nbd2 Be7 11. Rc1 Na5 (11... Re8 12. c4 $11) 12. Nb3 (
    12. Nd4 c5 13. Nxe6 fxe6 $11) 12... Nxb3 (12... Nc6 13. Bxf6 Bxf6 14. d4 $11)
    13. axb3 (13. cxb3 c5 $11) 13... c5 (13... Re8 14. c4 $11) 14. Ne5 (14. Ra1 Re8
    $11) 14... Qc7 15. f4 Rfd8 16. Bf3 Rac8 (16... a6 17. Qd2 $11) 17. Qe1 c4 (
    17... b5 18. Ra1 $11) 18. bxc4 (18. dxc4 dxc4 19. Nc6 Re8 $14) 18... dxc4 19.
    Nc6 Re8 20. Qg3 (20. Ra1 $142 a5 21. Qg3 $14) 20... Kf8 $2 (20... Qd7 21. Nxe7+
    Qxe7 22. Bd4 $14) 21. Be5 (21. Ra1 $5 b5 22. Bd4 cxd3 23. cxd3 b4 $18) 21...
    Qd7 $16 22. Nxe7 Qxe7 $4 (22... Rxe7 $142 23. dxc4 Ne8 $16) 23. f5 $1 $18 Bxf5
    (23... Rcd8 24. fxe6 Qxe6 $18) 24. Bd6 1-0
    
    [Event "Hessen-chA"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2006.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Ahrends, Norbert"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "2080"]
    [BlackElo "2065"]
    [PlyCount "137"]
    [EventDate "2006.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. Bb2 d5 6. e3 a6 7. Be2 Bg4 8.
    O-O O-O 9. d3 Re8 10. Nbd2 Bd6 11. c4 Ne5 (11... Be6 $5 $11) 12. Nxe5 $14 Bxe2
    13. Nxf7 Bxd1 14. Nxd8 Be2 15. Rfe1 (15. Bxf6 $5 gxf6 16. Nxb7 $14) 15... Bxd3
    $15 16. Nxb7 Bb4 17. Bd4 dxc4 18. Red1 Nd5 19. a3 Bc3 20. Rac1 Be2 21. Bxc3
    Bxd1 22. Bxg7 Kxg7 23. Rxd1 Nb6 (23... c3 $5 24. Nb3 Re5 $15) 24. Rc1 $11 {
    Attacks the isolani on c4} Rab8 25. Na5 {
    The pressure on the isolated pawn grows} Re5 $2 (25... Rbd8 $142 26. Ndxc4 Kf6
    $11) 26. Nc6 $18 (26. Ndxc4 Rc5 27. Kf1 Nd7 $15) (26. Naxc4 Rc5 27. Kf1 Rd8 $17
    ) 26... Rd5 27. Nxb8 Rxd2 28. Kf1 a5 29. Nc6 Rd5 30. Nd4 Kf6 31. Ke2 Ke5 (31...
    Rg5 32. g3 $18) 32. f4+ Ke4 33. Ne6 h6 34. g4 (34. h3 Rb5 35. Rc2 Rb1 $18)
    34... Rd6 $2 (34... Rb5 35. Rc2 c3 36. Rxc3 Rb2+ 37. Ke1 Nd5 38. Rc4+ Kxe3 $14)
    35. f5 (35. Nxc7 $6 Rd3 36. f5 Rxe3+ 37. Kd2 Rxa3 $15) 35... Rc6 36. Nd8 Rd6 $6
    (36... Rf6 37. Ne6 c6 $18) 37. Nb7 Rd5 38. f6 Rb5 (38... Ke5 39. f7 Nd7 40.
    Rxc4 $18) 39. f7 Rb2+ 40. Kf1 Nd7 41. Rxc4+ (41. Nc5+ $142 $1 Kxe3 42. Re1+ Kd4
    43. Nxd7 Rxh2 44. f8=Q Rh1+ 45. Kf2 Rxe1 46. Kxe1 $18) 41... Kf3 42. Rf4+ Kxe3
    43. Nc5 $1 Nf8 (43... Nxc5 44. f8=Q {Double attack} (44. f8=Q {Decoy})) 44. Rf5
    (44. Rf6 $142 $5 $18) 44... Rxh2 $16 45. Re5+ Kf3 46. Ke1 Rh1+ 47. Kd2 Rh2+ 48.
    Kd3 (48. Kc3 Kxg4 49. Re8 Kg5 $18) 48... Kg2 $2 (48... Rh3 49. Re8 Ng6 $18) 49.
    Re8 Ng6 50. Nd7 {White prepares the advance f8} (50. Ke4 Rh1 51. Kf5 Nh4+ 52.
    Kf6 Rf1+ 53. Kg7 Kh3 $18) 50... Kg3 $2 (50... Rh3+ 51. Re3 Rf3 52. Rxf3 Kxf3
    $18) 51. Ke4 (51. Rg8 $142 Rf2 52. Rxg6 Rf3+ 53. Ke4 Rxf7 54. Ne5 Rf4+ 55. Kd5
    $18) 51... Rf2 $16 52. Ne5 (52. f8=Q $5 Nxf8 53. Rxf8 Rxf8 54. Nxf8 Kxg4 55.
    Ne6 $16) 52... Rf4+ (52... Nxe5 53. f8=Q Rxf8 54. Rxf8 $14) 53. Kd5 $14 Nxe5
    54. f8=Q Rxf8 55. Rxf8 Nxg4 56. Kc6 h5 57. Rf5 h4 58. Rxa5 h3 59. Rh5 Ne3 60.
    a4 Nc4 61. Kxc7 h2 62. Kc6 Kg2 63. Kb5 Nd6+ 64. Kc5 Ne4+ (64... Nb7+ $142 $5
    65. Kb6 Nd6 $16) 65. Kc6 h1=Q $4 (65... Nf2 $142 66. Rxh2+ Kxh2 $18) 66. Rxh1
    Kxh1 67. a5 Kg2 68. a6 Kf3 69. a7 1-0
    
    [Event "Hessen-chB Kaufungen"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2003.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Mueller, Thorsten"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "105"]
    [EventDate "2003.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. Nf3 O-O 5. e3 d5 $15 6. Be2 c5 7. O-O
    Nc6 8. Bb2 Re8 $15 9. d4 (9. a3 Ba5 $11) 9... c4 10. c3 (10. Ba3 Ba5 $15) 10...
    Bd6 11. Nbd2 (11. Ba3 Bxa3 12. Nxa3 Bf5 $15) 11... Bb8 (11... Bf5 12. Re1 $17)
    12. Re1 (12. Ba3 Qa5 13. Qc1 Bf5 $15) 12... Qd6 (12... Bf5 13. Ba3 $15) 13. g3
    (13. a4 Ne4 $15) 13... Ng4 (13... Bf5 14. Nh4 Bd7 15. Bf3 $17) 14. Nh4 (14. e4
    dxe4 15. Bxc4 $15) 14... Nf6 (14... Nh6 15. e4 b5 16. a4 $14) 15. Ng2 (15. Nhf3
    $142 $5 $11) 15... Bf5 $17 16. f3 (16. Nh4 Be6 $17) 16... Bc7 (16... b5 17. Nh4
    Bh3 18. a4 $15) 17. e4 $15 dxe4 18. Nxc4 Qd8 (18... Qd7 19. Nce3 $15) 19. Nce3
    (19. Nge3 Be6 $15) 19... Bh3 (19... Be6 20. fxe4 Bb6 21. d5 Bxd5 22. exd5 Nxd5
    23. Bf3 Nxe3 24. Nxe3 Rxe3 25. Rxe3 Bxe3+ 26. Kg2 $17) 20. f4 (20. fxe4 Nxe4
    21. Qb3 Rb8 $15) 20... Bb6 21. Nc4 Bxg2 22. Kxg2 Nd5 23. Bg4 (23. Qb3 Qf6 $15)
    23... Bc7 (23... Qf6 24. Nxb6 Nxb6 25. Qe2 $15) 24. Bf5 $11 Nf6 25. Ne5 g6 (
    25... Ne7 26. Bxe4 Nxe4 27. Rxe4 $14) 26. Bh3 (26. Bxe4 Nxe4 27. Rxe4 Na5 $16)
    26... Bd6 (26... Qd6 27. Qb3 Nd8 28. Rad1 $16) 27. Re2 (27. c4 $142 $14) 27...
    Rc8 (27... Qc7 $142 $11) 28. Bxc8 $16 Qxc8 29. Qb3 (29. c4 Qf5 $16) 29... Re7 (
    29... Nxe5 30. fxe5 (30. dxe5 Qg4 31. Rf2 Bc5 32. exf6 Bxf2 33. Kxf2 Qf3+ 34.
    Kg1 Qe3+ 35. Kf1 Qf3+ 36. Kg1 Qe3+ 37. Kg2 Qf3+ 38. Kh3 Qh5+ 39. Kg2 Qf3+ 40.
    Kg1 $11) 30... Qg4 31. Rf2 $18) 30. h3 (30. c4 Na5 31. Qb5 Nc6 $18) 30... Qf5
    31. Rf1 (31. c4 Na5 32. Qb5 b6 $18) 31... Qh5 (31... Na5 32. Qa4 Qh5 33. g4 $18
    ) 32. Rff2 (32. Re3 Qf5 $18) 32... g5 (32... Na5 33. Qb5 b6 $18) 33. Bc1 (33.
    fxg5 $5 Qxg5 34. Ba3 Bxa3 35. Qxa3 Re6 $18) 33... gxf4 (33... g4 34. h4 Na5 35.
    Qa4 $18) 34. gxf4 Qh4 (34... Na5 35. Qa4 b6 36. c4 $18) 35. Nxc6 (35. Ba3 Na5
    36. Qa4 Bxa3 37. Qxa3 Nh5 38. Qxa5 Nxf4+ 39. Rxf4 Qxf4 40. Qd8+ Kg7 41. Qxe7
    Qf6 42. Qxf6+ Kxf6 43. Rf2+ Ke6 44. Rxf7 b5 45. Rxa7 h5 $18) 35... bxc6 $16 36.
    c4 (36. Qa4 Rc7 $16) 36... Nh5 37. Kh2 (37. f5 $5 $16) 37... Nxf4 $14 38. Bxf4
    Bxf4+ 39. Kg1 e3 (39... f5 40. Qc3 $14) 40. Rf3 Re6 41. Rg2+ (41. Qb7 Rg6+ 42.
    Kf1 a6 43. Qxa6 Kg7 $18) 41... Rg6 $14 {Do you see the mate threat?} 42. Rxg6+
    hxg6 43. Kf1 (43. Rxe3 $6 Qg5+ 44. Kf2 Bxe3+ 45. Qxe3 Qxe3+ 46. Kxe3 Kf8 $11)
    43... Qg5 (43... c5 44. dxc5 Kh7 45. c6 $18) 44. Qd3 (44. Qb1 $16) 44... Qf6 (
    44... f5 $142 $5 $16) 45. Qxe3 $1 $18 Bxe3 {
    Exploits the pin. Threatening mate... how?} 46. Rxf6 Bxd4 47. Rxc6 {
    The passed pawn on c4 will quickly become a dangerous weapon} Kf8 48. Rc7 Ke8
    49. Ke2 Bb6 (49... g5 50. c5 $18) 50. Rb7 f6 (50... Bc5 51. a3 $18) 51. Kd3 Bc5
    52. Ke4 Bf2 53. Kd5 (53. Kd5 g5 54. Ke6 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "Weilburg NBG op"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1995.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Kveinys, Aloyzas"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [BlackElo "2515"]
    [PlyCount "64"]
    [EventDate "1995.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. Nf3 O-O 5. c4 Re8 6. e3 b6 (6... Nc6 7. Bc3
    $15) 7. Be2 (7. a3 Ba5 $11) 7... Bb7 (7... Nc6 8. Bg3 $15) 8. Bb2 (8. a3 d6 $11
    ) 8... d5 9. O-O Nbd7 10. cxd5 (10. Qb3 Bd6 $11) 10... Nxd5 $15 11. Bc4 a6 12.
    a3 (12. Nc3 N7f6 $11) 12... Bd6 $15 13. d4 b5 {Black gets the initiative} 14.
    Bb3 (14. Bd3 c5 $15) 14... c5 15. dxc5 Nxc5 16. Nbd2 Nxb3 17. Nxb3 (17. Qxb3
    Qe7 $15) 17... Nb6 (17... Rc8 18. Qd4 Nf6 19. Rfc1 $17) 18. Nbd4 (18. Qd4 f6
    $15) 18... Nc4 $17 19. Qe2 Qf6 20. Ra2 (20. Rfb1 Qg6 $17 (20... Nxb2 $6 21.
    Rxb2 Rad8 22. a4 $17)) 20... Nxb2 (20... Bd5 21. Rfa1 $17) 21. Qxb2 Bd5 22.
    Raa1 Bxf3 23. gxf3 Rad8 24. Rad1 Bxh2+ $1 25. Kxh2 {Decoy theme: h2} Qh6+ 26.
    Kg3 Qg6+ 27. Kf4 Rd5 {Threatening mate... how?} 28. Ne6 Qf5+ (28... Rf5+ 29.
    Ke4 Qxe6+ 30. Kd3 Qc4+ 31. Kd2 Rd5+ 32. Ke1 Rxd1+ 33. Kxd1 Qxf1+ 34. Kd2 Qxf2+
    35. Kc1 Qxe3+ 36. Kb1 Qd3+ 37. Qc2 Re1+ 38. Kb2 Re2 39. Qxe2 Qxe2+ 40. Kc3
    Qxf3+ 41. Kd4 Qxa3 $19) 29. Kg3 {The mate threat is Qxg7} Rxe6 30. Rxd5 Rg6+ (
    30... Qxd5 $143 31. f4 $19) 31. Kh4 Rh6+ (31... Qxd5 32. Rg1 Rxg1 33. Qxg7+
    Kxg7 34. e4 Qg5+ 35. Kh3 Qh5#) 32. Kg3 Rh3+ (32... Rh3+ 33. Kg2 Qxf3+ 34. Kg1
    Rh1#) 0-1
    
    [Event "Ruhrgebiet"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1998.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Czubak, Michael"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "25"]
    [EventDate "1998.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. Nf3 O-O 5. e3 Re8 6. Be2 d5 7. O-O Bf8 8.
    Bb2 (8. Nc3 c6 (8... Nbd7 9. Bg3 (9. Bf4 c6 (9... Nc5 $11 10. d4 Ne6 11. Be5 c6
    12. Bd3 Ng4 13. Bg3 $11 {-0.06/11}) 10. Rb1 Qa5 11. Nd4 Bb4 12. Bc7 Qxc7 13.
    Rxb4 $17 {-0.72/11}) 9... Nc5 10. Rb1 Nfe4 11. Nxe4 Nxe4 12. Be5 Bg4 13. Ba1
    $11 {-0.06/10}) (8... Be7 9. Nb5 Na6 10. Qb1 c6 11. Nbd4 Nc5 12. Qb2 Ncd7 13.
    Bf4 $15 {-0.34/11}) 9. Rb1 Nbd7 10. Bf4 Qa5 11. Nd4 Bb4 12. Bc7 Qxc7 13. Rxb4
    $15 {-0.47/11}) (8. d4 Nc6 (8... Nbd7 9. Bf4 (9. c4 Nxe5 10. dxe5 Nd7 11. Qxd5
    Nxe5 12. Nxe5 Qxd5 13. cxd5 $11 {-0.06/11}) 9... Be7 10. c4 dxc4 11. Bxc4 Nb6
    12. Bd3 Nh5 13. Be5 $14 {0.38/11}) 9. Bf4 (9. c4 Nxe5 10. dxe5 Ng4 11. Qd4 dxc4
    12. h3 Nh6 13. Bxc4 $11 {-0.09/11}) 9... h6 10. Ne5 Nxe5 11. Bxe5 Bd6 12. Bxd6
    Qxd6 13. Nd2 $11 {0.00/12}) (8. c4 Nc6 (8... dxc4 9. Bxc4 Nc6 10. d4 Nxe5 11.
    Nxe5 Be6 12. Nd2 Bb4 13. Bxe6 $14 {0.28/10}) (8... Nfd7 9. d4 (9. Bf4 dxc4 10.
    Bxc4 Nb6 11. Bb3 Bg4 12. d4 Nc6 13. Nc3 $11 {0.00/9}) 9... Nxe5 10. Nxe5 Nd7
    11. Nxd7 Qxd7 12. Nc3 dxc4 13. Bxc4 $11 {0.13/12}) (8... Nbd7 9. d4 Nxe5 10.
    dxe5 Nd7 11. Qxd5 Nxe5 12. Nxe5 Qxd5 13. cxd5 $11 {-0.06/11}) 9. d4 Nxe5 10.
    dxe5 Nd7 11. Qxd5 Nxe5 12. Nxe5 Qxd5 13. cxd5 $11 {-0.06/11}) (8. Bf4 Be7 (8...
    Bd6 9. Bxd6 Qxd6 10. d4 Nc6 11. c4 Bg4 12. Nbd2 Rab8 13. c5 $11 {0.09/10}) 9.
    c4 Nbd7 10. Nc3 dxc4 11. Bxc4 Nb6 12. Bb3 Bd6 13. Bxd6 $11 {-0.06/10}) 8... c5
    (8... Bd6 9. a4 (9. Nc3 a6 10. a3 Bd7 11. Rb1 b5 12. a4 b4 13. Na2 $15 {
    -0.34/11}) (9. d4 Nc6 10. c4 dxc4 11. Bxc4 a6 12. Qc2 Qe7 13. a3 $11 {-0.19/10}
    ) (9. Re1 a6 10. d3 Be6 11. Nbd2 c5 12. e4 Bf4 13. exd5 $11 {0.00/10}) (9. a3
    a6 10. d3 c5 11. Nbd2 Qe7 12. Bxf6 Qxf6 13. c4 $11 {-0.06/11}) (9. d3 c5 10.
    Nc3 a6 11. Nb1 Qe7 12. Re1 Nc6 13. Nbd2 $15 {-0.37/11}) (9. Ba3 Bxa3 10. Nxa3
    Qe7 11. Nb5 c6 12. Nc3 Bg4 13. Nd4 $15 {-0.34/12}) (9. c4 dxc4 10. Bxc4 Nbd7
    11. Ng5 Rf8 12. d4 Nb6 13. Be2 $15 {-0.28/10}) (9. h3 a6 10. d3 Qe7 11. Nbd2 c5
    12. Qb1 Nbd7 13. c4 $11 {-0.25/11}) 9... Nbd7 10. a5 a6 11. d4 b5 12. axb6 Nxb6
    13. Ba3 $11 {0.00/11}) (8... a6 9. d3 (9. a4 Bd6 10. d3 Be6 11. Nbd2 b6 12. c4
    c5 13. Rb1 $11 {-0.03/9}) (9. d4 Bd6 10. c4 dxc4 11. Bxc4 b5 12. Bb3 Bg4 13. h3
    $11 {-0.12/10}) 9... Nbd7 10. Nbd2 Nc5 11. Rc1 Na4 12. Ba1 Nb6 13. c4 $11 {
    0.09/11}) (8... Bf5 9. Na3 a6 10. Nd4 Bd7 11. c4 dxc4 12. Nxc4 b5 13. Bf3 $15 {
    -0.34/11}) 9. c4 (9. Nc3 Nc6 10. Re1 Be6 11. Bb5 a6 12. Bxc6 bxc6 13. Qe2 $15 {
    -0.56/10}) (9. Ba3 b6 10. d4 Nc6 11. c4 Bf5 12. cxd5 Nxd5 13. Bc4 $15 {-0.31/9}
    ) (9. Re1 Bf5 10. Nc3 Nc6 11. Bb5 Bd6 12. Rb1 Qc7 13. d3 $15 {-0.34/9}) (9. Na3
    Nc6 10. c4 d4 11. Qb3 Bf5 12. Rae1 Na5 13. Qa4 $19 {-2.47/11}) (9. d4 c4 10. a3
    Bd6 11. a4 Nc6 12. Ba3 Bxa3 13. Rxa3 $15 {-0.50/11}) (9. a3 a6 10. Nc3 Bd6 11.
    a4 Nc6 12. Re1 b6 13. Rb1 $15 {-0.53/11}) 9... Nc6 10. cxd5 (10. d4 Be6 11.
    Nbd2 dxc4 12. Nxc4 Ne4 13. dxc5 $11 {0.00/9}) 10... Nxd5 11. a3 (11. Bb5 Qb6
    12. Qb3 a6 13. Bc4 $11 {-0.25/10}) 11... Bf5 (11... Bd6 12. Nc3 Nxc3 13. Bxc3
    $11 {-0.19/10}) 12. Nc3 Nxc3 13. Bxc3 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "Hessen-chB Kaufungen"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2003.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Wolff, Peter"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "101"]
    [EventDate "2003.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. Nf3 d5 5. e3 c5 6. c3 $11 Ba5 7. Bb5+ (
    7. Qa4+ Bd7 8. Qb3 Bc6 $11) 7... Nbd7 8. O-O (8. d4 c4 $11) 8... a6 9. Bxd7+
    Bxd7 10. d3 (10. Qb3 Bc6 $11) 10... Bc7 (10... b5 11. Qb3 $11) 11. Qb3 Bc6 12.
    Nbd2 (12. a4 O-O $11) 12... b5 (12... O-O 13. Rfb1 $11) 13. d4 c4 14. Bxc7 Qxc7
    (14... cxb3 $143 15. Bxd8 b2 16. Rab1 Rxd8 17. Rxb2 $16) 15. Qa3 (15. Qb4 Ne4
    $11) 15... Qe7 16. Qxe7+ (16. Qa5 O-O $11) 16... Kxe7 $15 17. Ne5 Be8 18. Rfe1
    Ne4 19. Nxe4 dxe4 20. f3 (20. Red1 f6 21. Nxc4 bxc4 $19) 20... f6 $15 21. Ng4
    Bh5 22. h3 Bxg4 23. hxg4 a5 (23... Rhe8 24. a4 $15) 24. a3 Rab8 (24... Rhe8 25.
    Rab1 Rab8 26. Kf2 $11) 25. fxe4 $15 Kd6 (25... Rhd8 26. Red1 $15) 26. Kf2 (26.
    g5 fxg5 27. e5+ Ke6 $14) 26... Rhe8 (26... b4 27. axb4 axb4 28. Ra6+ Kc7 29.
    cxb4 Rxb4 30. Ra7+ Kd6 31. Rxg7 $16) 27. Kf3 h6 (27... b4 28. axb4 axb4 29.
    Ra6+ Ke7 30. cxb4 Rxb4 31. Rc1 $16) 28. Rh1 (28. Red1 Kd7 $11) 28... Re7 $11
    29. Rh5 (29. Rab1 $142 $11) 29... Rbe8 $16 30. Rxb5 Rxe4 31. Re1 R4e7 32. Rxa5
    Rb7 33. Ra6+ (33. g5 hxg5 34. e4 Rb3 $18) 33... Kd7 (33... Ke7 34. e4 $18) 34.
    Ra4 (34. e4 Rb3 35. Re3 Reb8 $18) 34... Rc8 (34... Rb3 $5 35. Ra7+ Kd6 36. Ra6+
    Kd7 $18) 35. Rb4 Ra7 (35... Rxb4 36. axb4 Ra8 37. e4 $18) 36. a4 Rcc7 (36...
    Rca8 37. Ra1 $18) 37. Reb1 Ke7 (37... Ra5 38. e4 $18) 38. R1b2 (38. e4 Kd6 $18)
    38... Kd7 39. Ke4 Ke7 40. d5 g6 (40... Kd7 41. g5 hxg5 42. Kf5 $18) 41. Kd4 Ra5
    (41... Kd7 42. Ra2 $18) 42. Rb7 Kd7 (42... Rxb7 43. Rxb7+ Kd6 44. Rb6+ Ke7 45.
    Rb4 $18 (45. Kxc4 $6 Rxa4+ 46. Kc5 Rxg4 $18)) 43. Rxc7+ Kxc7 44. Rb4 Kd6 45. e4
    h5 (45... Ra8 46. Rxc4 g5 47. Rb4 $18) 46. gxh5 (46. g5 fxg5 47. Rb7 Rxd5+ 48.
    exd5 h4 $18) 46... gxh5 47. Rxc4 Ra8 48. Rb4 (48. g3 Ra5 $18) 48... Rg8 (48...
    h4 49. c4 $18) 49. Rb6+ Ke7 50. Rb7+ Kd6 51. c4 (51. c4 Rc8 52. Rf7 Rxc4+ 53.
    Kxc4 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "Hessen-ch MVT"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2005.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Tchernyi, Andrei"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "2115"]
    [BlackElo "2170"]
    [PlyCount "123"]
    [EventDate "2005.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 d6 3. c4 f5 4. e3 Nf6 5. Nc3 Be6 6. d4 exd4 7. exd4 Qe7 8. Kd2
    d5 9. Qa4+ Kf7 (9... c6 10. cxd5 b5 11. Qc2 Nxd5 12. Nxd5 Bxd5 13. Re1 $11) 10.
    Nf3 $11 dxc4 11. Ng5+ (11. b5 Ne4+ 12. Nxe4 fxe4 13. Ne5+ Ke8 14. Bxc4 Nd7 15.
    Bxe6 Qxe6 $11) 11... Kg6 $15 12. Nxe6 Qxe6 13. b5 Qd6 14. Qxc4 (14. Bxc4 $143
    Qxd4+ 15. Kc1 Qxf2 $17) 14... Qf4+ 15. Kc2 (15. Ke1 Nbd7 $15) 15... Nbd7 (15...
    Qxf2+ 16. Be2 c5 17. dxc5 Qxc5 18. Qxc5 Bxc5 19. Bf3 $14) 16. g3 (16. Ne2 Qe4+
    17. Kd2 Bd6 $15) 16... Qxf2+ $17 17. Be2 Nb6 18. Qd3 Nbd5 19. Kb3 Nxc3 20. Bxc3
    Re8 21. Rae1 Bd6 (21... Ne4 22. Bf3 Nxc3 23. Rxe8 Nxb5 24. Re6+ Kf7 $18) 22.
    Rhf1 $16 Rxe2 23. Qxe2 Qxe2 24. Rxe2 Rf8 25. Bb4 Bxb4 26. Kxb4 Rd8 27. Kc4 Ne4
    28. Rf4 (28. a4 Kg5 $16) 28... h5 29. Re3 Rd6 30. Ra3 a6 31. bxa6 Rc6+ 32. Kd3
    bxa6 33. Rf1 Kg5 34. Rf4 g6 35. Rb3 Rc1 36. Rb2 Rc3+ 37. Ke2 Rc1 (37... Rc4 38.
    Ke3 $11) 38. a3 (38. h4+ $142 $5 Kf6 39. Rf3 $14) 38... Rc4 $15 39. d5 Rc5 40.
    Rb7 Rxd5 41. Rxc7 (41. h4+ Kf6 42. Rf3 Rd2+ 43. Ke1 Rc2 $15) 41... Rd2+ $17 42.
    Ke3 Rxh2 43. Rc6 a5 {Black plans h4} 44. Rxe4 fxe4 45. Kxe4 Rh3 46. Kf3 h4 47.
    Rc5+ Kf6 48. Rxa5 Rxg3+ 49. Kf2 g5 50. a4 Ra3 51. Ra8 Kf5 52. a5 Kg4 53. a6 Kh3
    54. a7 g4 55. Kg1 g3 56. Rf8 Rxa7 57. Rf1 Kg4 58. Rb1 Ra4 59. Kh1 h3 60. Kg1 (
    60. Rg1 Ra3 61. Rc1 h2 62. Kg2 Ra2+ 63. Kh1 Kh3 64. Rg1 hxg1=R+ 65. Kxg1 Ra1#)
    60... h2+ 61. Kh1 Kh3 62. Rb2 (62. Rg1 hxg1=R+ 63. Kxg1 Ra1#) 0-1
    
    [Event "Hessen-ch VM"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2004.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Rack, Matthias"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "2140"]
    [BlackElo "2060"]
    [PlyCount "66"]
    [EventDate "2004.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 d6 3. c4 f5 4. e3 Nf6 5. Nf3 Be7 6. Be2 O-O 7. Qb3 Kh8 8. c5
    Qe8 9. Bc4 Qg6 10. Nh4 (10. cxd6 cxd6 (10... Qxg2 $143 11. Rg1 Qxf3 12. dxe7
    $16) (10... Bxd6 $6 11. Nxe5 (11. Bxe5 $4 Qxg2 12. Rg1 Qxf3 $19) 11... Qxg2 12.
    Rf1 $11) 11. O-O e4 $11) 10... Qh5 11. g3 (11. Nf3 Nc6 $15) 11... f4 12. exf4
    exf4 13. Nc3 (13. d4 a5 14. Be2 Bg4 $17) 13... Nc6 (13... dxc5 14. Ne2 $17) 14.
    Ne2 Ne4 {Black plans f3} (14... dxc5 15. Nxf4 Qe8 16. O-O cxb4 17. Qd3 $15) 15.
    f3 $15 Bxh4 (15... Nxg3 16. hxg3 fxg3 17. O-O-O (17. Nxg3 $143 Bxh4 18. O-O-O
    Qh6 $15) 17... Bxh4 18. Qc3 $14) 16. fxe4 $17 f3 (16... dxc5 $6 17. gxh4 Qxh4+
    18. Kd1 $11) 17. gxh4 f2+ (17... fxe2 $143 18. Qg3 (18. Bxe2 $143 Qxh4+ 19. Qg3
    Qxg3+ 20. hxg3 Nxb4 $15) 18... Qg4 19. Rg1 Rf1+ 20. Rxf1 exf1=R+ 21. Kxf1 $14)
    18. Kd1 f1=Q+ 19. Rxf1 Rxf1+ 20. Kc2 Rxa1 21. Bxa1 Bg4 22. Qg3 (22. Qc3 $142
    Ne5 23. Nf4 $19) 22... Ne5 (22... Nxb4+ $142 23. Kb3 a5 (23... dxc5 $6 24.
    Bxg7+ Kxg7 25. Nf4 $11) 24. cxd6 cxd6 25. Bxg7+ Kxg7 $19) 23. Nf4 $15 Bd1+ (
    23... Qe8 $5 24. Bxe5 dxe5 $17) 24. Kc1 $11 Qf3 (24... Qh6 $142 25. Bxe5 dxe5
    $11) 25. Qg5 $4 (25. Ne6 Qxg3 26. hxg3 Nxc4 27. Kxd1 Rg8 $16) 25... Rf8 $4 (
    25... Qxe4 $142 26. d3 Qe1 $19) 26. Ne6 $11 Rg8 27. Nd4 $4 (27. Bxe5 $142 dxe5
    28. Qxe5 $14) 27... Qh1 $19 28. Bxg8 (28. d3 Bb3+ 29. Kb2 Bxc4 30. dxc4 $19)
    28... Be2+ (28... Nd3+ 29. Kb1 Bb3+ 30. Qg1 Qxg1#) 29. Kb2 $19 Nd3+ 30. Kc2 (
    30. Ka3 Qxa1 31. Nc2 Qb2+ 32. Ka4 Nxc5+ 33. Qxc5 dxc5 34. Bb3 b5+ 35. Ka5 $19)
    30... Qc1+ 31. Kb3 Bd1+ 32. Nc2 Qxc2+ 33. Ka3 Qc1+ (33... Qc1+ 34. Bb2 Qxb2#) (
    33... Qa4#) 0-1
    
    [Event "Hessen-ch VM"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2004.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Eibelshaeuser, Stefan"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "2140"]
    [PlyCount "126"]
    [EventDate "2004.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 d6 3. c4 f5 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. Nd5 Nbd7 6. d3 c6 7. Nc3 (7. Nxf6+
    Nxf6 (7... gxf6 $143 8. e3 $14) 8. d4 d5 $15) 7... d5 $17 8. Qb3 d4 9. Nd1 (9.
    Nb1 a5 $17) 9... c5 (9... a5 $5 10. Ba3 axb4 $19) 10. e3 $17 b6 (10... dxe3 11.
    Nxe3 cxb4 12. d4 (12. Nxf5 $2 Nc5 13. Nxg7+ Bxg7 14. Qxb4 Nxd3+ 15. Bxd3 Qxd3
    $19) 12... exd4 13. Bxd4 $17) 11. b5 Bb7 12. f3 Bd6 13. e4 fxe4 14. fxe4 O-O
    15. Nf3 Qe7 16. Nf2 h6 (16... Nh5 17. Bc1 $15) 17. Be2 Rf7 18. Bc1 (18. O-O
    Raf8 $11) 18... Nf8 (18... Raf8 19. Qa4 $11) 19. a4 Ne6 20. a5 Raf8 21. Bd2 Nh5
    22. a6 Bc8 23. O-O-O (23. O-O Nhf4 24. Rae1 Qf6 $15) 23... Nhf4 $17 24. Bf1 Bd7
    25. Re1 Bc7 26. h3 Bb8 27. Ng4 Nd8 28. Ngh2 Bc7 29. Qd1 Nde6 (29... Bd6 30.
    Bxf4 Rxf4 31. Be2 $17) 30. g3 (30. Ng4 Nd8 $11) 30... Ng6 31. h4 Bxb5 (31...
    Qd6 $142 $5 $15) 32. cxb5 $14 c4 33. Kb2 $4 (33. dxc4 Qa3+ 34. Kc2 Qa2+ 35. Kc1
    Qa1+ 36. Kc2 Qa2+ 37. Kc1 Qa1+ 38. Kc2 Qa2+ $11) 33... c3+ $19 34. Bxc3 dxc3+
    35. Kxc3 Bd6 (35... Nd4 36. Be2 Qa3+ 37. Kd2 Nb3+ 38. Ke3 Qc5+ 39. d4 Nxd4 $19)
    36. Kb2 Bb4 37. Nd2 $2 (37. Re3 $142 Bc5 38. d4 Bxd4+ 39. Nxd4 Nxd4 40. Qa4 $17
    ) 37... Qc5 38. Qc2 Qd4+ (38... Bxd2 $5 39. Qxc5 Nxc5 40. Rd1 $19) 39. Ka2 (39.
    Kb1 Bc3 40. h5 Ne7 $19) 39... Rc7 (39... Bxd2 $142 40. Qxd2 Qa4+ 41. Kb1 Nd4
    $19 (41... Qxb5+ $6 42. Qb2 Qa5 43. Be2 $19)) 40. Qd1 $2 (40. Qb3 Bxd2 41. Rd1
    Rc3 $19) 40... Rfc8 (40... Bxd2 $142 41. Bh3 Rf2 42. Bxe6+ Kh8 $19) 41. Nc4
    Bxe1 42. Qxe1 Rf8 43. Ng4 Qc5 44. h5 Ne7 45. Qb1 Nd4 46. Na3 $2 (46. Qb2 Nxb5
    47. Bh3 Rf3 $19) 46... Nc8 (46... Nd5 47. exd5 Qxd5+ 48. Nc4 Qxh1 49. Nce3 $19)
    47. Rh2 (47. Qb2 Nd6 $19) 47... Nd6 48. Rb2 Rf3 49. Qd1 (49. Qe1 N4xb5 50. Nxb5
    Nxb5 51. Qb4 Nc3+ 52. Kb3 Rxf1 53. Qxc5 Rxc5 54. Rf2 Rb1+ 55. Kc2 $19) 49...
    Qc1 (49... Nxe4 $142 50. Nb1 Nxg3 $19) 50. Be2 (50. Qxc1 Rxc1 51. Bg2 Rxg3 52.
    Nxe5 $19) 50... Qxd1 (50... Nxe2 $6 51. Qxe2 Rxg3 52. Nxe5 $17) 51. Bxd1 Rxd3
    52. Ba4 (52. Bb3+ Nxb3 53. Rxb3 Rxb3 54. Kxb3 Nxe4 55. Nxe5 Nxg3 $19) 52...
    Rxg3 53. Nxe5 Nxe4 54. Nb1 Nc3+ (54... Rg5 $142 55. Rb4 Rxh5 56. Ng6 Rh2+ 57.
    Ka3 Rh3+ 58. Ka2 $19) 55. Nxc3 Rcxc3 56. Bd1 (56. Rb4 Rg2+ 57. Kb1 Re3 58. Rxd4
    Rxe5 59. Bb3+ Kf8 $19) 56... Ra3+ 57. Kb1 Rg5 58. Nc4 Rd3 59. Ba4 Rc5 60. Rb4 (
    60. Nxb6 axb6 61. a7 Rc8 $19) 60... Nf3 (60... Rxh5 $5 61. Na3 $19) 61. Nb2 Rd4
    62. Bb3+ Kf8 63. Nc4 Rdxc4 $1 (63... Rdxc4 64. Bxc4 Nd2+ 65. Kc2 Nxc4 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "Hessen-chA"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2006.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Storkebaum, Ulrike"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "2080"]
    [BlackElo "1890"]
    [PlyCount "138"]
    [EventDate "2006.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 d6 3. c4 Be6 4. e3 Nf6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. Ng5 Bg4 7. f3 Bh5 (7...
    Bf5 8. a3 $15) 8. Bd3 (8. d4 e4 $11) 8... Bg6 (8... d5 9. a3 $15) 9. Bxg6 $11
    hxg6 10. O-O Nh7 11. Nxh7 Rxh7 12. f4 f5 (12... Qh4 13. h3 $11) 13. g3 (13. Nc3
    Qh4 14. h3 O-O-O $11) 13... e4 14. Nc3 Nf6 15. Re1 (15. d3 Ng4 16. dxe4 Rxh2
    17. Qxg4 fxg4 18. Kxh2 Qd7 $15) 15... Qd7 (15... d5 16. cxd5 Nxd5 17. a3 $15)
    16. Qa4 (16. d3 $5 $11) 16... Qxa4 $15 17. Nxa4 Ng4 18. Re2 O-O-O 19. h4 Be7
    20. Kg2 Bf6 21. Nc3 c6 (21... c5 22. a3 $15) 22. Rb1 (22. Rd1 a6 $11) 22... a6
    23. b5 axb5 24. cxb5 Rhh8 25. Kh3 Rhe8 26. Rc1 c5 27. Na4 (27. a4 b6 $15) 27...
    Bxb2 28. Nxb2 b6 29. Rc3 d5 30. Ra3 Kb7 31. Rc3 Re6 32. a4 d4 33. Rc1 dxe3 34.
    dxe3 Red6 35. Rcc2 Rd5 36. Kg2 Ra8 (36... Rd3 37. Nc4 $17) 37. Rc1 (37. Re1
    $142 $5 $15) 37... Nxe3+ $1 $17 38. Rxe3 (38. Kf2 $142 $5 Ng4+ 39. Ke1 $17)
    38... Rd2+ $19 39. Kh3 Rxb2 40. Rd1 (40. Rc4 Rd8 41. Rc1 Rd3 $19) 40... Kc7 41.
    h5 (41. g4 Rxa4 42. gxf5 gxf5 $19) 41... gxh5 42. Kh4 g6 (42... Rxa4 $142 43.
    Kxh5 Rd4 $19 (43... Rxb5 $6 44. Rd5 $19)) 43. Kg5 Rxa4 44. Kxg6 Rxb5 (44... Rd4
    45. Rh1 c4 46. Rxh5 $19) 45. Kxf5 (45. Rd5 Rbb4 $19) 45... c4+ (45... Rd4 46.
    Rde1 c4+ 47. Ke6 Rd6+ 48. Ke7 $19) 46. Ke6 Rc5 47. Rxe4 Ra3 (47... b5 48. Re5
    Rxe5+ 49. fxe5 $19) 48. Rd7+ (48. Rd5 $142 $5 Kc6 49. Rxc5+ Kxc5 50. f5 $17)
    48... Kc6 $19 49. Rd6+ Kb7 (49... Kb5 50. Rd5 Rxd5 51. Kxd5 Rd3+ 52. Ke6 $19)
    50. Rd7+ Ka6 51. Rg7 (51. Rd5 Rc6+ 52. Rd6 Rxd6+ 53. Kxd6 b5 $19) 51... c3 52.
    Re3 $2 (52. Re1 c2 53. Rc1 Re3+ 54. Kf6 Rc6+ 55. Kf7 Rd3 56. Ra1+ Kb7 57. Ke8+
    Kb8 $19) 52... Raa5 (52... Rb3 53. Rg5 Rxg5 54. fxg5 c2 55. Rxb3 c1=Q $19) 53.
    Re1 c2 54. Rc1 Rab5 $4 (54... b5 $142 55. Rg8 b4 $19) 55. Ra1+ $11 Ra5 56. Rc1
    Rc6+ 57. Kd7 Rc3 58. Rg8 $2 (58. Ke6 b5 59. Ke5 b4+ 60. Kd4 Rac5 $19) 58...
    Rac5 (58... Rd5+ 59. Ke6 Rd1 60. Ra8+ Kb7 61. Raa1 Re3+ 62. Kf6 $19) 59. Ra1+
    $4 (59. Ke6 $19) 59... Kb5 60. Rc1 Rd3+ 61. Ke6 Rd1 62. Rxc2 Rxc2 63. f5 (63.
    Rg5+ Rc5 64. f5 Rh1 $19) 63... Re2+ (63... Rc6+ $142 $5 64. Ke5 Re1+ 65. Kd4
    Rd6+ 66. Kc3 Re3+ 67. Kb2 Rd2+ 68. Kc1 $19) 64. Kf7 Rd7+ 65. Kg6 h4 $1 66. g4 (
    66. gxh4 Rg2+ {Double attack}) 66... h3 (66... Rg2 $5 67. g5 h3 68. Rh8 $19)
    67. f6 h2 68. Rh8 Rf2 69. g5 Rd1 0-1
    
    [Event "Hessen-chB Kaufungen"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2003.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Polenske, Kai"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [PlyCount "29"]
    [EventDate "2003.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 $15 2. Bb2 d6 3. c4 Be7 4. e3 Nf6 5. Nf3 e4 6. Nd4 c5 7. Nc2 O-O (7...
    cxb4 8. Nxb4 O-O 9. Nc3 $15) 8. Nc3 (8. d3 Bg4 9. f3 exf3 10. gxf3 Be6 $15)
    8... Nc6 9. b5 Ne5 10. d4 exd3 11. Bxd3 Be6 12. Qe2 a6 13. O-O (13. e4 axb5 14.
    Nxb5 Nh5 $15) 13... axb5 $17 14. Nxb5 Ra4 {
    Increasing the pressure on the isolated pawn on c4} (14... Nxd3 15. Qxd3 d5 16.
    Rfd1 dxc4 17. Qc3 $19) 15. Nca3 (15. Bxe5 dxe5 16. Nc3 Ra8 $15) 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "Mislata op-B"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2003.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Mosconi, Ariel Oscar"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "2145"]
    [BlackElo "2075"]
    [PlyCount "110"]
    [EventDate "2003.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 d6 2. Bb2 e5 3. e3 Nd7 4. Be2 Ngf6 5. Nf3 Be7 6. c4 O-O 7. O-O Re8 8. Qc2
    Bf8 9. Nc3 c6 10. a4 $146 (10. b5 Qc7 11. Rfc1 a6 12. a4 Nc5 13. d4 exd4 14.
    exd4 Ne6 15. Ne4 Nd7 16. Re1 g6 17. b6 Qd8 18. d5 Nec5 19. Nxc5 dxc5 20. dxc6
    bxc6 21. Qc3 f6 22. a5 Bg7 23. Rad1 Re7 24. Rd6 Qe8 {
    Moehring,N (2155)-Feippel,J (1910)/Saarlouis op 7th 2004/1-0 (43)}) 10... Qe7
    11. b5 c5 12. d3 g6 (12... a6 13. a5 $11) 13. Rfe1 Bg7 14. Rad1 h6 (14... a6
    15. Ne4 $11) 15. Bf1 (15. a5 b6 $14) 15... b6 16. d4 e4 17. Nd2 Bb7 18. d5 Nf8
    19. g3 Bc8 20. Bg2 {The pressure on e4 grows} Bf5 21. Ra1 N8h7 22. h3 h5 23.
    Kh2 Ng5 24. h4 (24. a5 bxa5 25. Rxa5 Qd7 $14) 24... Nf3+ 25. Bxf3 exf3 26. e4
    Bg4 27. Qd3 Nd7 28. Nxf3 Qf6 29. Re3 Ne5 (29... Bxf3 $142 $5 30. Rxf3 Ne5 31.
    Rxf6 Nxd3 32. Rxd6 Nxb2 $19) 30. Nxe5 $15 Qxf2+ 31. Kh1 Bxe5 (31... Rxe5 $143
    32. Nd1 Qf6 33. Kg2 $16) 32. Nd1 Qf6 (32... Bxd1 33. Bxe5 Bc2 $17 (33... Rxe5
    $6 34. Rxd1 Qa2 35. Rf1 $11)) 33. Bxe5 $11 Rxe5 34. Nc3 Rae8 35. Rf1 Qe7 36.
    Kg2 g5 37. hxg5 Qxg5 38. Rf4 h4 39. Qf1 h3+ 40. Kh2 f5 41. Re1 Kg7 42. Qf2 Kh6
    43. Rf1 Kg7 (43... fxe4 44. Rf6+ Kg7 45. Rf7+ (45. Rxd6 Rf5 46. Qf4 Rxf4 47.
    Rxf4 e3 $19) 45... Kg6 46. Rf6+ (46. Rxa7 $4 Rf5 47. Qf4 Rxf4 48. Rxf4 e3 $19)
    46... Kh7 47. Rf7+ (47. Rxd6 Rf5 48. Qf4 Rxf4 49. Rxf4 e3 $19) 47... Kh6 48.
    Qe1 $11 (48. Rxa7 Rf5 49. Qe1 Rxf1 50. Qxf1 Qd2+ 51. Ne2 Qxe2+ (51... Bxe2 $4
    52. Qf6+ Kh5 53. Rh7+ Kg4 54. Rh4#) 52. Qxe2 Bxe2 $19)) 44. Kg1 (44. a5 bxa5 (
    44... fxe4 45. Nxe4 Rxe4 46. Rxe4 Rxe4 47. Qf8+ Kg6 48. Qf7+ Kh6 49. Rf6+ Qxf6
    50. Qxf6+ Kh5 51. Qh8+ (51. Qxd6 Re2+ 52. Kh1 Bf3+ 53. Kg1 h2+ 54. Kf1 h1=Q#)
    51... Kg5 52. Qg7+ Kf5 53. Qf8+ Ke5 54. axb6 axb6 55. Qg7+ Kf5 56. Qf7+ Ke5 57.
    Kg1 $11) 45. Qb2 Kg8 $11 (45... fxe4 46. Nxe4 Qg6 47. Nxd6 $18)) 44... h2+ (
    44... fxe4 45. Nxe4 Rxe4 46. Rxe4 Rxe4 47. Qf7+ Kh6 48. Rf6+ Qxf6 49. Qxf6+ Kh7
    50. Kf1 $14 (50. Qxd6 $4 Re1+ 51. Kf2 h2 52. Kxe1 h1=Q+ 53. Kf2 Qh2+ 54. Kf1
    Bh3+ 55. Ke1 Qg1+ 56. Kd2 Qf2+ 57. Kc3 Qe1+ 58. Kb2 Qb4+ 59. Kc2 Bf5+ 60. Kd1
    Bg4+ 61. Kc2 Qxa4+ 62. Kc3 Qb4+ 63. Kc2 Qxc4+ 64. Kb2 Qxb5+ 65. Ka1 Qa4+ 66.
    Kb2 Qd4+ 67. Ka2 b5 $19)) 45. Kg2 Rh8 46. Rh1 (46. Kh1 Bh3 47. Ra1 Bg4 $11)
    46... Qh5 47. Kf1 Rh6 (47... Kf6 48. Ke1 $15) 48. Ke1 $11 Re8 (48... Kf8 49.
    Qe3 $11) 49. Kd2 Re5 50. Kc2 $4 (50. Kc1 $142 $14) 50... fxe4 $17 51. Rf8 $4 (
    51. Qf1 $142 $5 $17) 51... Bf3 (51... e3 $142 52. Qf4 e2 53. Nxe2 Rxe2+ 54. Kc3
    $19) 52. g4 $4 (52. Rxf3 exf3 53. Kb3 $19) 52... Qg6 53. Nxe4 (53. Rxf3 e3+ 54.
    Kb3 exf2 55. Rxf2 $19) 53... Qxe4+ 54. Kc1 Kxf8 55. g5 Rh3 (55... Rh3 56. a5
    Qxc4+ 57. Kb1 Qb3+ 58. Kc1 Qc3+ 59. Kb1 Kg7 60. Ka2 Bxd5+ 61. Kb1 Be4+ 62. Qc2
    Qxc2+ 63. Ka1 Ra3#) 0-1
    
    [Event "Hessen-ch VM"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2004.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Gertz, Berthold"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "2140"]
    [BlackElo "2015"]
    [PlyCount "79"]
    [EventDate "2004.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. b5 d6 4. c4 Bf5 5. Nf3 Be7 6. Nc3 O-O 7. e3 h6 (7... a6
    8. Be2 $15) 8. Be2 Nbd7 9. h3 Nc5 (9... a6 10. O-O $15) 10. d4 $11 exd4 11.
    Qxd4 Ne6 12. Qd1 Re8 13. Nd4 Bg6 14. Bf3 Rb8 15. Nxe6 fxe6 16. Qd4 a6 17. Rd1
    axb5 18. Nxb5 e5 19. Qa7 $2 (19. Qd2 $142 $15) 19... Ra8 $4 (19... c6 $142 20.
    Nc3 Ra8 21. Qxb7 Rb8 22. Qxc6 Rb6 $19) 20. Qxb7 $14 Rxa2 (20... e4 $5 21. Be2
    Rb8 $14) 21. Bxe5 $16 dxe5 22. Rxd8 Bb4+ 23. Kf1 Rxd8 24. Kg1 (24. Nxc7 $4 Ra1+
    25. Bd1 Raxd1+ 26. Ke2 R8d2+ 27. Kf3 Be4+ 28. Qxe4 Rxf2+ 29. Kxf2 Nxe4+ 30. Kf3
    Ng5+ 31. Ke2 Rxh1 $19) (24. Qxc7 Ra1+ 25. Bd1 Rdxd1+ 26. Ke2 Rd2+ 27. Kf3 Rxh1
    28. Qxe5 Be4+ 29. Kg3 Rg1 30. Qe6+ Kh7 $19) 24... e4 25. Bg4 Nxg4 26. hxg4 Rdd2
    27. Qxc7 Rxf2 28. Qg3 (28. Kh2 $5 $16) 28... Rfc2 $14 29. g5 h5 30. Kh2 Rxc4
    31. Rb1 Bf8 (31... Rd2 32. Nd4 Kh7 33. Qe5 $16) 32. Nd4 Kh7 (32... Rc8 33. Rb6
    Bf7 34. g6 $18) 33. Qb8 (33. Ne6 Rc8 $16) 33... Bc5 $14 34. Qb3 (34. Qe5 Bxd4
    35. exd4 Rcc2 $16) 34... Raa4 $11 35. Nc2 Be7 36. Qb5 Bxg5 $4 (36... Bd6+ $142
    37. Kg1 h4 $11) 37. Qxg5 $18 Rxc2 (37... Ra6 38. Rb7 Rc8 $18) 38. Rb6 Be8 39.
    Qf5+ Kg8 40. Rb8 (40. Rb8 Rxg2+ 41. Kxg2 Ra2+ 42. Kh3 Rh2+ 43. Kxh2 g5 44. Qg6+
    Kf8 45. Rxe8#) 1-0
    
    [Event "Hessen-ch MVT"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2005.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Schmenger, Bernd"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "2115"]
    [BlackElo "1820"]
    [PlyCount "51"]
    [EventDate "2005.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e6 2. Bb2 Nf6 3. b5 c5 4. e3 d5 5. c4 b6 6. Nf3 Bb7 7. Be2 dxc4 8. Na3 g6
    (8... a6 $5 $11) 9. Nxc4 $14 Bg7 10. O-O O-O 11. Qc2 Nbd7 12. Nd6 Qc7 (12...
    Bd5 $5 $11) 13. Nxb7 $14 Qxb7 14. Rac1 Nd5 15. Bxg7 Kxg7 16. Qb2+ N7f6 17. Ne5
    Kg8 18. Bf3 (18. d4 Rfc8 $16) 18... a6 $14 19. a4 axb5 20. axb5 Ra4 21. Nd3 (
    21. Rc4 $142 Rfa8 22. Rxa4 Rxa4 23. Nxg6 hxg6 24. Qxf6 Nxf6 25. Bxb7 $11) 21...
    Rfa8 $4 (21... Qa7 $142 $11) 22. Qxf6 $1 $18 Nxf6 23. Bxb7 R8a7 (23... Rb8 24.
    Bc6 $18) 24. Bc6 Ra2 25. Rfd1 c4 (25... Ng4 $18) 26. Rxc4 1-0
    
    [Event "Hessen-chA"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2006.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Alonzo, Desi"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteElo "2080"]
    [PlyCount "49"]
    [EventDate "2006.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 Nf6 2. Bb2 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. d4 d6 5. Nd2 c6 6. e4 O-O 7. Be2 Re8 (7... c5
    8. bxc5 dxc5 9. Ngf3 $11) 8. f4 h5 9. h3 (9. Ngf3 d5 10. e5 Ng4 $14) 9... e6 (
    9... e5 10. fxe5 dxe5 11. d5 $11) 10. g4 (10. e5 Nfd7 11. Ngf3 Qe7 $16) 10...
    d5 $14 11. e5 (11. gxh5 $6 Nxh5 12. Bxh5 Qh4+ 13. Ke2 gxh5 $11) 11... Nfd7 12.
    Ngf3 hxg4 (12... h4 13. g5 $16) 13. hxg4 f5 14. Ng5 Re7 15. Qb3 Kf8 16. Qh3 (
    16. b5 $5 Nb6 $18) 16... Ke8 17. Nh7 Rf7 (17... Na6 $5 $16) 18. gxf5 $18 Rxf5
    19. Qg4 Nf8 (19... Qe7 20. cxd5 cxd5 21. Bd3 $18) 20. Bd3 Kf7 $2 (20... Qe7
    $142 21. a3 a5 $18) 21. Bxf5 exf5 22. Qg3 Nxh7 23. Rxh7 Qg8 24. Nf3 Nd7 (24...
    dxc4 25. d5 $1 Kf8 26. Qxg6 cxd5 $18) 25. e6+ $1 (25. e6+ Ke7 26. Qxg6 (26.
    exd7 $6 Qxh7 27. dxc8=Q Rxc8 $18) 26... Qxe6+ 27. Qxe6+ Kxe6 28. Rxg7 dxc4 29.
    d5+ cxd5 30. Nd4+ Kd6 31. O-O-O $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "Hessen-chB Kaufungen"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2003.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Akbar, Jamal"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [PlyCount "89"]
    [EventDate "2003.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 (1. e4 $5 $11) 1... e5 $15 2. Bb2 d6 (2... d5 3. Bxe5 f6 4. Bf4 $11) 3.
    c4 (3. e4 Nf6 $11) 3... Nf6 $15 4. Nf3 g6 (4... Be6 5. e3 $15) 5. e3 Bg7 6. d4
    Nfd7 (6... e4 7. Nfd2 $11) 7. Nbd2 (7. Bd3 Nc6 $11) 7... O-O 8. Be2 (8. Ne4 f5
    9. Ng3 Nc6 $11) 8... Nc6 (8... a5 9. b5 $11) 9. b5 $14 Ne7 10. O-O f5 (10... a6
    11. a4 $14) 11. dxe5 Nxe5 12. Nxe5 Bxe5 (12... dxe5 13. f4 $14) 13. Bxe5 dxe5
    14. Qc2 c6 (14... Be6 15. Rfd1 Qe8 16. Qc3 $16) 15. Nf3 Qc7 16. Qb2 e4 17. Ne5
    c5 18. f4 (18. Qc3 Be6 $14) 18... Be6 19. a4 (19. Rad1 Rad8 $14) 19... Rad8 20.
    a5 Rd6 21. Rfb1 b6 22. axb6 axb6 23. Ra2 (23. Rd1 Rfd8 $11) 23... Nc8 (23...
    Rfd8 24. Rba1 Qc8 25. Qc3 $14) 24. Rba1 $14 Qd8 (24... Qg7 25. Ra8 $14) 25. g3
    (25. Nc6 Qf6 $14) 25... g5 (25... Qc7 $5 $14) 26. Nc6 $16 Qe8 27. fxg5 Qg6 28.
    h4 h6 (28... Bd7 29. Ne5 Qe6 30. Ra8 $16) 29. Ne5 Qg7 30. g6 Ne7 (30... Rfd8
    31. h5 $16) 31. h5 Qf6 (31... Rfd8 32. Ra8 $16) 32. Ra8 (32. Kh2 Kg7 $16) 32...
    Nc8 (32... Qg5 33. Rxf8+ Kxf8 34. Kf2 $16) 33. Kf2 (33. Qc3 Rfd8 $16) 33...
    Rfd8 34. Nd3 (34. Qc3 Qg5 $16) 34... Qxb2 (34... Bxc4 $5 35. Qxf6 Rxf6 $14) 35.
    Nxb2 $16 Rd2 36. Rd1 Kg7 37. Ke1 Rxd1+ 38. Nxd1 Rf8 (38... Rd7 39. Nc3 Nd6 40.
    Rb8 Bxc4 41. Rxb6 Bxe2 42. Nxe2 $16) 39. Rb8 Rf6 40. Rb7+ Kg8 41. Nb2 f4 (41...
    Kf8 42. Rh7 $18) 42. gxf4 Bh3 43. Nd1 Re6 (43... Bg2 44. Bg4 Nd6 45. Rxb6 $18)
    44. Nf2 Bf5 45. Ng4 (45. Ng4 Bxg4 46. Bxg4 $18) 1-0
    
    [Event "Mislata op-B"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2003.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Cubedo Cano, Pablo"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [WhiteElo "2145"]
    [BlackElo "2105"]
    [PlyCount "60"]
    [EventDate "2003.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 Nf6 2. Bb2 d6 3. Nf3 g6 4. e3 Bg7 5. Be2 e5 6. c4 Nc6 7. a3 e4 8. Nd4 Ne5
    9. f4 exf3 10. Nxf3 (10. gxf3 $143 Ne4 11. h4 Ng3 $17) 10... Nfg4 11. Nc3 Nxf3+
    12. Bxf3 Ne5 13. d3 Qh4+ 14. g3 Qg5 15. Qe2 O-O 16. O-O Bh3 17. Bg2 Bg4 18. Qd2
    Rae8 19. Rf4 c6 20. Ne4 Qe7 21. Raf1 f5 22. h3 Bh5 23. g4 fxe4 24. Bxe4 Rxf4
    25. exf4 Nxc4 26. dxc4 Bxb2 27. Re1 Qf6 (27... Bxa3 28. Bd5+ cxd5 29. Qxd5+ Kf8
    30. Rxe7 Rxe7 31. Qxd6 (31. gxh5 $6 Bxb4 32. Kg2 Bc5 $11) 31... Bxg4 32. hxg4
    $18) 28. gxh5 $4 (28. Bd5+ $142 Kf8 29. Rxe8+ Kxe8 30. Bf3 $19) 28... Bc3 $19 (
    28... Bxa3 29. hxg6 hxg6 30. Bd5+ Kf8 31. Rxe8+ Kxe8 32. Bf3 $17) 29. Bd5+ Kg7
    30. Rxe8 (30. Qxc3 Qxc3 31. Rxe8 cxd5 32. Re7+ Kf6 33. Rxb7 dxc4 34. Rxh7 Qg3+
    35. Kh1 Qxh3+ 36. Kg1 Qg4+ 37. Kh1 Qxh5+ 38. Rxh5 gxh5 $19) 30... Bxd2 (30...
    Bxd2 31. Bf3 Qxf4 $19) 0-1
    
    [Event "Hessen-ch MVT"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2005.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Fritsch, Marcus"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [WhiteElo "2115"]
    [BlackElo "2035"]
    [PlyCount "41"]
    [EventDate "2005.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 {A05: Réti Opening: 1 Nf3 Nf6} Nf6 2. Bb2 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. e3 d6 5. Bc4 (
    5. d4 Bg4 6. Be2 Nc6 7. b5 Nb4 8. Nbd2 Bf5 9. O-O Bxc2 10. Qc1 Bd3 11. Bxd3
    Nxd3 12. Qc3 Nxb2 13. Qxb2 O-O 14. Rac1 Nd5 15. Qb3 Nb6 16. Rc2 Qd7 17. a4 a6
    18. Rfc1 Rfc8 19. a5 Qxb5 {pumpkin (2485)-kago (1940)/net-chess.com 2004/1-0})
    (5. c4 c6 6. Be2 Bg4 7. O-O Nbd7 8. h3 Bxf3 9. Bxf3 O-O 10. d4 Qc7 11. Nc3 a5
    12. b5 cxb5 13. cxb5 Rac8 14. Rc1 Qd8 15. Bxb7 Rb8 16. Bc6 Nb6 17. Qd3 d5 18.
    Ba3 Qc7 19. Nxd5 Nbxd5 {pierre-darkwizard2400/chesshere.com 2008/1-0 (38)}) (5.
    Be2 e5 6. c4 Nc6 7. a3 e4 8. Nd4 Ne5 9. f4 exf3 10. Nxf3 Nfg4 11. Nc3 Nxf3+ 12.
    Bxf3 Ne5 13. d3 Qh4+ 14. g3 Qg5 15. Qe2 O-O 16. O-O Bh3 17. Bg2 Bg4 18. Qd2
    Rae8 19. Rf4 c6 {Althoff,G (2145)-Cubedo Cano,P (2105)/Mislata op-B 2003/0-1})
    5... O-O 6. d3 $146 (6. Nc3 a5 7. a3 Nbd7 8. d4 b6 9. O-O Bb7 10. Rb1 axb4 11.
    axb4 c5 12. dxc5 bxc5 13. bxc5 Nxc5 14. Bd5 Nxd5 15. Nxd5 e6 16. Nf6+ Bxf6 17.
    Bxf6 Qxf6 18. Qxd6 Ne4 19. Qc7 Bd5 {0-1 Wurm,T-Recio,L/IEGC 2004}) (6. O-O e5 (
    6... Nc6 7. a3 Ne4 8. Bxg7 Kxg7 9. d3 Nf6 10. Nc3 Bg4 11. h3 Bxf3 12. Qxf3 Ne5
    13. Qxb7 Nxc4 14. dxc4 a6 15. a4 Rb8 16. Qxa6 Rxb4 17. Rab1 Rb6 18. Rxb6 cxb6
    19. Rb1 Nd7 20. Nd5 Nc5 21. Qxb6 {
    Wall,B-Rncinhb/Microsoft Gaming Zone 1999/1-0 (48)}) 7. Ng5 d5 8. Bb3 Bf5 9.
    Bxe5 Nc6 10. d4 Nxe5 11. dxe5 Nd7 12. f4 c6 13. b5 Nb6 14. a4 cxb5 15. axb5 f6
    16. Ne6 Bxe6 17. e4 fxe5 18. fxe5 Rxf1+ 19. Qxf1 Bxe5 20. Ra2 Bd4+ {
    rabelloenter (2000)-atlantan (1995)/net-chess.com 2006}) (6. O-O d5 7. Bd3 a5
    $15) 6... e5 (6... d5 7. Bb3 $17) 7. Nbd2 (7. Nc3 Nc6 $15) 7... Nbd7 (7... Nc6
    8. b5 Na5 9. O-O $17) 8. a4 (8. O-O Nb6 $15) 8... Qe7 (8... Nb6 9. O-O $15) 9.
    e4 (9. O-O Nb6 $15) 9... Nh5 (9... d5 10. Bb3 $15 (10. exd5 $143 e4 11. Nd4
    exd3+ 12. Kf1 Nb6 $19 (12... Qxb4 $6 13. Ba3 Qc3 14. Nb5 dxc2 15. Nxc3 cxd1=Q+
    16. Rxd1 $17))) 10. g3 (10. O-O Nf4 $11) 10... Nb6 11. Bb3 (11. O-O a5 12. bxa5
    Rxa5 $15) 11... Bh3 $17 12. a5 Nd7 13. a6 (13. Nc4 d5 14. Ne3 d4 $17) 13... b6
    (13... b5 14. Nf1 $17) 14. Bd5 (14. Qe2 c6 $17) 14... Rad8 $17 15. Nc4 Qf6 (
    15... Ndf6 16. Ne3 $17) 16. Nfd2 (16. Ne3 Bh6 17. Ng1 Be6 $11) 16... Qe7 17.
    Na3 $4 (17. Nf3 $142 $5 $11) 17... Nb8 (17... Nhf6 18. c4 c5 19. Nb5 Nxd5 20.
    cxd5 $17) 18. Bb7 (18. b5 $142 $17) 18... Bd7 $4 (18... d5 $142 $5 19. exd5 e4
    $17) 19. c4 (19. O-O Bh6 $14) 19... c6 (19... Nc6 20. Bxc6 Bxc6 21. O-O $15)
    20. Rc1 (20. b5 $5 $11) 20... Nf6 (20... Bh3 21. b5 d5 22. cxd5 (22. exd5 $143
    Nf4 23. gxf4 exf4+ 24. Qe2 Rfe8 $19) 22... cxd5 23. exd5 $17) 21. Nb3 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "Weilburg NBG op"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "1995.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Buerger, Carsten"]
    [Result "0-1"]
    [BlackElo "2245"]
    [PlyCount "140"]
    [EventDate "1995.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 {A15: English Opening: 1...Nf6} Nf6 2. Bb2 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. c4 O-O 5. e3
    d6 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O c6 8. Qb3 $146 (8. d4 e4 9. Ne1 a5 10. b5 cxb5 11. cxb5
    Nbd7 12. Ba3 Nb6 13. Nd2 Be6 14. Qb1 Bd5 15. Nc2 Na4 16. Bb2 Rc8 17. Na3 Nd7
    18. Nac4 Nxb2 19. Qxb2 Nf6 20. b6 Rc6 21. Rab1 Qa8 22. Qa3 Rfc8 {
    Kerzdoerfer,H (2060)-Doerfler,G (2045)/Regionalliga SO 1997/1/2-1/2 (50)}) (8.
    Nc3 a5 9. b5 Nbd7 10. Rc1 e4 11. Ne1 Ne5 12. f3 d5 13. Nxe4 Nxe4 14. fxe4 dxe4
    15. Bd4 Qe7 16. d3 c5 17. Bxe5 Qxe5 18. dxe4 Qxe4 19. Qd3 Bf5 20. Qa3 Bh6 21.
    Rc3 Rae8 22. Kf2 b6 {Chirpii,A-Cernea,R (2140)/Centrocoop Sept op 1999/0-1 (40)
    }) (8. d3 Nbd7 9. a4 b6 10. Nbd2 Bb7 11. Qb3 c5 12. b5 Re8 13. e4 Nf8 14. Rad1
    Ne6 15. Rfe1 Nd4 16. Nxd4 exd4 17. Qc2 Nd7 18. Nf1 Ne5 19. f4 Nd7 20. Bg4 Nf6
    21. Bh3 Bc8 22. Bxc8 Rxc8 {Brzoza,M-Horbanowicz,R/corr Poland 1981}) 8... Be6
    9. Ng5 Bf5 10. Nc3 h6 11. Nf3 Nbd7 12. d4 e4 13. Nd2 Qe7 14. a4 {
    White intends b5} h5 15. a5 Bh6 16. Qc2 {Pawn e4, live or die!} Rfe8 17. c5 d5
    18. b5 Ng4 19. Bxg4 Bxg4 20. Rfb1 (20. a6 Nf6 $16) 20... a6 $11 21. bxc6 bxc6
    22. Qc1 f5 23. Qe1 f4 24. Nf1 (24. exf4 Bxf4 25. Bc1 Rab8 $11) 24... Qh4 (24...
    f3 $142 $5 $15) 25. exf4 $14 Bf3 (25... Rab8 26. Ne3 $14) 26. g3 (26. Ne3 $142
    $5 $16) 26... Qh3 $11 27. Ne3 Reb8 28. Qf1 Qe6 (28... Qxf1+ 29. Kxf1 Bg7 30.
    Nc2 $11) 29. Na4 $14 Rb5 30. Nb6 Rf8 31. Bc1 (31. Bc3 Nf6 $14) 31... Rxb1 (
    31... Bg7 32. Rxb5 cxb5 33. Nxd7 (33. Nexd5 $143 Bxd4 34. Nc7 Qf7 $17) (33.
    Nbxd5 Bxd4 34. Ba3 Bxa1 35. Qxa1 Nf6 $11) 33... Qxd7 34. Bb2 $11) 32. Rxb1 $14
    Nb8 33. Ng2 Bg7 34. Be3 Bf6 35. Ne1 Bg4 36. Rb4 Kh7 37. Rb3 Rd8 38. Kh1 Kg7 39.
    Na8 Qc8 40. Nb6 Qe6 41. Rb1 h4 42. Rb2 Rh8 43. Kg1 Qf5 44. Na4 Qh5 45. Nc3 (45.
    Qg2 hxg3 46. fxg3 Rf8 $14) 45... Rf8 (45... hxg3 $142 $5 46. fxg3 Bd8 $15) 46.
    Qg2 Qf5 47. Qf1 hxg3 (47... Qh5 48. Rb7+ Kg8 49. Nc2 $14) 48. fxg3 $14 Qc8 49.
    Na4 Kg8 50. Ng2 Qc7 51. Nb6 Qg7 52. Qf2 Bd8 (52... Qh8 53. Rb4 $14) 53. Qd2 (
    53. Nxd5 Bxa5 54. Nb6 Bf3 $16) 53... Qc7 (53... Bf6 54. Rb3 $14) 54. Rb1 (54.
    f5 Bxf5 55. Bf4 $18) 54... Bf6 $14 55. Qb4 Be2 56. Na8 Qd8 57. Qb6 Bb5 58. Qxd8
    Bxd8 59. Nb6 Bf6 (59... Kf7 60. Kf2 $14) 60. h4 Rd8 61. Kf2 Nd7 62. Rc1 (62. g4
    $5 $16) 62... Nf8 $14 63. Rb1 Ne6 (63... Nd7 64. g4 Be7 $16) 64. Rb4 $14 Kf7
    65. g4 Rh8 66. g5 Bg7 67. Kg3 Ke7 68. Ne1 Nd8 69. Nc2 Nb7 70. Bd2 Ke6 0-1
    
    [Event "Sportland NRW-Cup"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2000.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Van der Weide, Karel"]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [WhiteElo "2165"]
    [BlackElo "2465"]
    [PlyCount "61"]
    [EventDate "2000.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 d6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 g6 5. Be2 Bg7 6. c4 O-O 7. O-O Re8 8. Nc3
    Nbd7 9. Qc2 (9. d4 a5 10. a3 exd4 11. Nxd4 Ne5 $11) 9... b6 (9... a5 10. b5 $11
    ) 10. d4 $14 e4 (10... exd4 11. exd4 c5 12. a3 $14) 11. Nd2 Bb7 (11... Qe7 12.
    Qa4 Bb7 13. a3 $14) 12. d5 Qe7 13. Nb5 Nf8 (13... Nb8 14. Bxf6 Bxf6 15. Nc3 $14
    ) 14. Rfd1 (14. Bxf6 Bxf6 15. Nc3 Bxc3 16. Qxc3 a5 $14) 14... h5 (14... a5 15.
    a3 $14) 15. Rac1 (15. Bc3 h4 $16) 15... N8h7 (15... a5 16. a3 $14) 16. g3 (16.
    Bc3 h4 $16) 16... a6 (16... a5 17. a3 $11) 17. Nc3 (17. Nd4 Ng5 $14) 17... Bc8
    18. Nb3 Bg4 (18... Ng5 19. Nd4 $11) 19. Nd4 Ng5 20. Bxg4 (20. a3 h4 $11) 20...
    hxg4 (20... Nxg4 21. Kg2 Bxd4 22. Rxd4 $15 (22. exd4 Qf6 23. Qe2 Qf3+ 24. Qxf3
    exf3+ (24... Nxf3 $6 25. h3 Nf6 26. a4 $11) 25. Kh1 Nxf2+ 26. Kg1 Ngh3+ 27. Kf1
    Ng4 $19)) 21. Kg2 (21. Nc6 Qd7 $11) 21... Nf3 (21... Qd7 22. Nce2 $11) 22. Nce2
    (22. Nc6 Qd7 $11) 22... Nh7 (22... Ne5 23. Nf4 $11) 23. Rh1 Nhg5 (23... Qg5 24.
    h4 gxh3+ 25. Rxh3 $11) 24. c5 (24. Nc6 Qd7 $11) 24... bxc5 (24... dxc5 25. bxc5
    Qxc5 26. Qxc5 bxc5 27. Rxc5 $11) 25. bxc5 (25. Nc6 Qd7 26. Bxg7 Kxg7 27. bxc5
    Qf5 28. Qb2+ Kh7 $11) 25... Qf8 (25... dxc5 26. Qxc5 Qd6 27. Qa5 $11) 26. cxd6
    (26. Nf4 Nxd4 27. Bxd4 Bxd4 28. exd4 Qe7 $11) 26... cxd6 (26... Qxd6 27. Nb3
    $15) 27. Nc6 Be5 (27... Bxb2 28. Qxb2 Qh6 29. Nf4 $11) 28. Nf4 (28. Nxe5 $143
    dxe5 (28... Nxe5 $143 29. Bxe5 dxe5 30. Qc5 $11) 29. Nc3 Rec8 $17) 28... Qh6 (
    28... Bxf4 $5 29. gxf4 Nh3 $11) 29. h3 $14 gxh3+ (29... Bxb2 30. Qxb2 gxh3+ 31.
    Nxh3 $14) 30. Nxh3 Bxb2 31. Qxb2 1/2-1/2
    
    [Event "23rd Staufer-Open"]
    [Site "?"]
    [Date "2011.??.??"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "Althoff, Guntram"]
    [Black "Graf, A."]
    [Result "1/2-1/2"]
    [WhiteElo "2110"]
    [BlackElo "2620"]
    [PlyCount "97"]
    [EventDate "2011.??.??"]
    
    1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 d6 3. c4 g6 4. Qb3 $146 (4. e4 Bg7 5. Nf3 Ne7 6. d4 Nd7 7. d5
    O-O 8. Bd3 f5 9. Nc3 Nf6 10. h3 a5 11. b5 b6 12. Qc2 Bh6 13. Bc1 f4 14. Bd2 Rf7
    15. a4 Nd7 16. Bc1 Qf8 17. Ba3 Nf6 18. O-O-O Nh5 {
    Steche,R-Nitsche,W/corr DDR-Cup7 sf05 1981/0-1 (42)}) (4. g3 Bg7 5. Bg2 Ne7 (
    5... f5 6. Qb3 Qe7 7. Nc3 Nf6 8. Nf3 c6 9. O-O O-O 10. Rac1 h6 11. b5 Be6 12.
    a4 Nbd7 13. Ba3 g5 14. Rfd1 Rad8 15. d4 c5 16. dxe5 dxe5 17. Nd5 Qf7 18. Nc7 e4
    19. Ne1 f4 20. Rd6 {Miralles,G (2455)-Lamorelle,Y/France 1985}) 6. e3 (6. d3
    O-O 7. Nc3 c6 8. Nf3 d5 9. O-O h6 10. Nd2 Be6 11. a4 Nd7 12. a5 a6 13. Na4 f5
    14. Rc1 Qe8 15. Nb3 Rd8 16. Nbc5 Nxc5 17. Nxc5 Bc8 18. Qb3 Kh7 19. Bc3 h5 20.
    b5 axb5 {Miralles,G (2285)-Seret,J (2370)/FRA-ch Belfort 1983/1-0 (41)}) 6...
    O-O 7. Ne2 c6 8. d4 Bg4 9. dxe5 dxe5 10. Qc2 Bf5 11. e4 Be6 12. O-O a5 13. b5
    Nd7 14. Na3 Nc5 15. Rad1 Qc7 16. Bc1 f5 17. Nc3 Bf7 18. Bg5 Rae8 {
    Muse,M (2455)-Budnikov,A (2535)/Berliner Sommer 1994/0-1 (35)}) (4. f4 Bg7 5.
    fxe5 dxe5 6. Nf3 Nd7 7. e3 Ne7 8. d4 exd4 9. Bxd4 O-O 10. Bxg7 Kxg7 11. Qd4+
    Nf6 12. Qh4 Nf5 13. Qf2 Re8 {
    0-1 yannigator (2085)-matof (1915)/net-chess.com 2008}) 4... Bg7 5. e3 Nh6 6.
    Be2 O-O 7. Nf3 f5 8. c5+ Nf7 9. Bc4 Nc6 10. b5 Na5 11. Bxf7+ Rxf7 12. Qb4 b6
    13. c6 a6 14. a4 Be6 15. O-O Nb3 16. Ra3 a5 17. Qh4 Bf6 18. Qg3 Qe7 19. h4 Rg7
    20. Ng5 h6 21. Nxe6 Qxe6 22. Qh3 Nc5 23. d4 Nb3 (23... Nxa4 $142 24. Rxa4 Qb3
    25. dxe5 dxe5 $17) 24. d5 $1 $16 Qxd5 25. e4 $1 Qxe4 (25... Qxe4 26. Qe3 {
    Double attack} (26. Qxb3+ {Discovered attack}) (26. Rxb3 {Deflection}) (26. Qe3
    {Decoy})) (25... fxe4 26. Qe3 {Double attack} (26. Qxb3 {Discovered attack}) (
    26. Qe3 {Decoy})) 26. Qxb3+ (26. Rxb3 $143 Qxa4 27. f4 Qc4 $14) 26... Kh7 27.
    g3 g5 28. h5 Rf8 29. Nd2 Qe2 30. Qd3 Qxh5 31. Qxf5+ Kg8 32. g4 Qe8 33. Rf3 Rff7
    34. Qe4 Qe6 35. Qf5 Qa2 (35... Qe8 36. Rh3 Bd8 $18) 36. Bc3 Be7 37. Qc8+ Bf8
    38. Rxf7 (38. Ra1 $142 Qc2 39. Qe6 $18) 38... Rxf7 $11 39. Ne4 Qc2 40. f3 d5
    41. Ng3 (41. Bxe5 dxe4 42. Bxc7 exf3 $19) 41... Qxc3 42. Nf5 Qd3 43. Nxh6+ Kg7
    44. Nxf7 Bc5+ 45. Kg2 (45. Kh2 Qe2+ 46. Kg3 Qxf1 47. Qh8+ Kxf7 48. Qh7+ Ke6 49.
    Qf5+ Ke7 50. Qh7+ Ke8 51. Qh5+ Kf8 52. Qh8+ Ke7 53. Qh7+ Kf6 54. Qh6+ Ke7 55.
    Qh7+ $11) 45... Qe2+ 46. Kg3 Qxf1 47. Qh8+ Kxf7 48. Qh7+ Kf8 49. Qh8+ 1/2-1/2
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    

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