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1.b4 e5 2.a3
Luzuriaga's attack

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2...Na6 3.e3 c5 4.b5 Nc7 5.Bb2 d6 6.c4 Nh6 7.Nc3 Be7 8.Nf3 Bg4 9.Be2 0–0 10.h3 Be6 11.Qc2 g6 12.d4 ed4 13.ed4 cd4 14.Nd4 Nf5 15.Nf5 Bf5 16.Qd2 Bg5 17.Qd1 Qf6 18.0–0 1–0. combijack (1920) – marcelkarl (1675), gameknot.com, 2013.

2…Bb4?? 3.ab4+– Qg5 (3...Qe7 4.b5+–) 4.c3 Nc6 5.e3 a5 6.ba5 Na5 7.Nf3 Nc4 (7...Qe7+–) 8.Ra8 Kd8 9.Ng5 d6 10.Bc4 (10.Bc4 Nh6 11.Qb3+–) 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (2000) – brayant1 (1660), Owl21.com, 2009.

2...Qe7 3.Bb2 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Qe7 3.a3).

2...Nh6 3.Bb2 Qf6 4.e3 d6 5.Be2 Qg6=+ 6.Nc3 Qg2–/+ 7.Bf3 Qg6 8.Bh5 Qf5 9.Nd5 Na6 10.f4 g6 11.Be2=+ Be6?? 12.Bd3 e4?? 13.Ba6 Qd5 14.c4 Qf5?? 15.Bb7 Rb8 16.Bc6 Bd7 17.Bd7 Qd7 18.Bh8 Qe6 19.Qa4 Kd8 20.Rc1 f6 21.Ne2 Be7 22.Nd4 Qd7 23.Qa7 Rc8 24.b5 c5 25.Qd7 Kd7 26.Nc6 Bf8 27.Bf6 Ra8 28.Ra1 Ra4 29.Ke2 Ng4 30.Bc3 Be7 31.Ne7 Ke7 32.b6 (32...Ra8 33.h3+–) 1–0. mgriffin – smeserkhani (1775), net–chess.com, 2001.

2...Ne7

3.Bb2 b5 4.e3 d6 5.h3 Be6 6.Nf3 Nec6? 7.Bb5+/– a6 8.Ba4 Bd5? 9.Nc3+– Bf3 10.Qf3 Be7 11.Bc6 Nc6 12.Qc6 Kf8 13.Nd5 Rc8 14.Ne7 Qe7 15.Qa6 Qd8 16.0–0 Ra8 17.Qe2 h5 18.a4 c6 19.b5 Ra5 20.bc6 Qc7 21.Qf3 Rc5 22.a5! Rc2 23.Bc3 Rh6 24.a6 d5 25.Qd5 Re6 26.a7 Re8 27.a8Q Ra8 28.Ra8 Ke7 29.Rfa1 1–0. thedesertfox (1900) – davidjensen, net–chess.com, 2004.

3.Bb2 d6!? =.

3.Bb2 Ng6 4.e3 Be7 5.c4 c6 6.d4 Bf6 7.Nf3 e4 8.Nfd2 d5 9.Nc3 Be6 10.Be2 0–0 11.c5 Bh4 12.g3 Bg5 13.Bg4 Qd7 14.Be6 Qe6 15.h4 Bd8 16.Qe2 b6 17.Nb3 Nd7 18.a4 Rb8 19.Ba3 Bf6 20.b5 Rfc8 21.Rc1 Be7 22.h5 Ngf8 23.h6 g6 24.Qa2 bc5 25.dc5 Bf6 26.Ne2 Ne5–/+ 27.Nbd4 Qg4 28.Nf4 Ne6 29.Qe2? Nf4–+ 30.gf4 Nd3 31.Kd2 Qe2 32.Ne2 Nc1 33.Rc1 cb5 34.ab5 Rb5 35.c6 Rb3 36.Bd6 a5 37.c7 a4 38.Rc6 Bb2 39.Kc2 Rb7 40.Ra6 a3! 41.Nc3 Bc3 42.Kc3 f5 43.Ra3 Kf7 44.Be5 Rb6 45.Kd4=+ Ke6 46.Kc5 Rb1 47.Ra6 Kf7 48.Kd6 (48...Ke8 49.Kc6=). Kardos Szabo,Imre (2000) – Nagy,Ferenc (2055), Nyiregyhaza op, 2003.

3.Bb2 Ng6 4.Nf3 d6 5.e3 Nd7 6.c4 c6 7.Nc3 Nf6 8.Be2 Bg4 9.h3 Be6 10.Qc2 d5 11.cd5 cd5 12.Nb5 Rc8 13.Qa4 Bd7 14.Qa7 (14.Ne5 Ne5 15.Be5 a6–/+; 14.Be5 a6–/+) 14...Bc6 (better is 14...e4!? 15.Nfd4 Bc6+/–) 15.Ne5+– Ne5 16.Be5 Nd7 17.Nc7! Rc7 18.Bc7 Qc7 19.b5 Bc5 20.Qa8 Nb8 21.bc6 bc6 22.d4 Bb6 23.0–0 0–0 24.Rfc1 Qd6 25.Qb7 Bc7 26.g3 Re8 (26...Qd8 27.Bd3+–) 27.a4 (better is 27.Bb5 Re6 28.Qc8 Qd8 29.Qd8 Bd8 30.Be2+–) 27...Re6 (27...Ba5 28.Rc5 Qd8+–) 28.a5 f5 (28...Kf8 29.a6 Re3 30.fe3 Qg3 31.Kf1 Qh3 32.Ke1 Qe3 33.Qc7 Na6 34.Qd6 Qe7 35.Qe7 (35.Ra6?! Qd6 36.Rac6 Qb4 37.Kf1 Qd4=) 35...Ke7 36.Rc6+–) 29.Qc8 (29.a6 Re3 30.Qc8 Kf7 31.Qf5 Ke7 32.Qg5 Kf7 33.Qe3 Nd7 34.Qf3 Ke7+–) 29...Kf7 30.a6 Rf6 (30...Nd7 31.Qb7 Nb6+–) 31.a7 f4 32.ef4 (32.a8Q Re6 33.Ra7 Re7 34.Rc7 Qc7 35.Qc7 Rc7 36.Qb8 Re7 37.Rc6 Re8 38.Bh5 g6 39.Bg6 hg6 40.Qf4 Kg7 41.Rc7 Kh8 42.Qf6 Kg8 43.Qg7) 32...g5 33.f5 (33.a8Q Re6 34.Qab7 Re2 35.Qbc7 Qc7 36.Qc7 Re7 37.Qb8 gf4 38.Qf4 Kg6 39.Rc6 Re6 40.Re6 Kg7 41.Qf6 Kg8 42.Ra8) 33...Rh6 34.Bg4 (better is 34.a8Q!? Rh3 35.Qa3 c5+–) 34...Rf6 35.a8Q Kg7 36.Qa3 Qd8 37.Qd8 Bd8 38.Qa7 1–0. Zak,Pawel – Wojtak,Franciszek, Polanica Zdroj op–C Poland, 2006.

2...g5

3.Bb2 Bg7 4.e3 d5 5.Nf3 Bg4 6.Be2 e4?? (better is 6...Nd7=) 7.Bg7+– Bf3 (7...ef3 8.Bf3 Bf3 9.Qf3+–) 8.gf3 ef3 9.Bf3 d4 (9...g4 10.Bg2+–) 10.Bh8 (10.Bb7 Nd7 11.Ba8 Qa8+–) 10...de3 (10...c6 11.Bd4 Nh6 12.Be4+–) 11.Bb7 Qd6 12.fe3 Nc6 13.Ba8 Qd5 14.Rf1 Qe5 15.Bc6 Ke7 16.Be5 Ke6 (16...f6 17.Qh5 Kf8 18.Bf6 Nf6 19.Qh7 g4 20.Rf6) 17.d4 (17.d4 f6 18.Qh5 f5 19.Qe8 Ne7 20.d5 Ke5 21.Qe7; 17.Qg4 Ke5 18.d4 Kd6 19.Qd7) 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (2450) – Akchich, echecsemail.com, 2010.

3.e3 f6 4.Bb2 Bg7 5.c4 d5 6.Nc3 c6 7.cd5 cd5 8.Bb5 Bd7 9.Qe2 d4? 10.ed4+– a6 11.Bd7 Qd7 12.de5 fe5 13.Qh5 Qf7 14.Qg5 Qf6 15.Qf6 Nf6 16.Nf3 Nbd7 17.Rc1 0–0 18.0–0 b5 19.Ne5?? Ne5=+ 20.Nb5 Nd3 21.Bf6 Nc1 22.Bg7= Ne2 23.Kh1 Kg7 24.Nc3?? Rae8 0–1. mgriffin (1655) – ilundin, net–chess.com, 2001.

3.Nf3 f6 4.e4 b6? 5.Bc4 Ne7 6.d4 d6 7.de5+– fe5?? 8.Ng5 c6 9.Nf7 Qd7 10.Nh8 d5 11.ed5 a5 12.ba5 (12...Qf5 13.dc6 Qe4 14.Qe2 Qe2 15.Ke2+–; better is 12.d6!? Bg7 13.Bf7 Kf8 14.de7 Ke7 15.Bg5 Kf8+–) 1–0. andre2004 – Izzy5150, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

2…h5

3.Bb2 a5 4.c3 ab4 5.cb4 d6 6.d3 Nc6 7.Nd2 Nf6 8.Ngf3 Bg4 9.g3 Qd7 10.Bg2 Be7 11.0–0 Bh3 12.d4 Bg2 13.Kg2 h4 14.de5 hg3 15.fg3?? (better is 15.ef6 Qh3 16.Kg1 gh2 17.Kh1 Bf6 18.Bf6 gf6 19.Ne4+/–) 15...Qh3–+ 16.Kf2 Ng4 17.Ke1 Ne3 (17...Nge5?! 18.b5 Qe6 19.Qc2=; 17...Nce5?! 18.Qb3 Qh5 19.h3+=) 18.Qc1 Nf1 19.Nf1 Ne5 (19...d5 20.Ne3–/+) 20.Be5?? (better is 20.Ne5 de5 21.Qc7=) 20...de5–+ 21.Qc7 0–0?? (better is 21...Bb4 22.N1d2 Bd2 23.Kd2 e4 24.Qe5 Qe6 25.Qe6 fe6–+) 22.Qe5?? (better is 22.Qe7 Qc8 23.Qe5 Ra3 24.Ra3 Qc1 25.Kf2 Qa3 26.b5+–) 22...Bf6–+ 23.Qc7 Ba1 24.Qb7 Qe6 25.N1d2 Rae8 26.Qb5 Bc3 27.Kf2 Bd2 28.Nd2 Qe3 29.Kg2 Qd2 30.Kh3 Re2 31.a4 Rh2 32.Kg4 Re2 33.a5 Qd4 34.Kh3 Re5 35.Qc5 Rc5 36.bc5 Qc5 37.a6 Ra8 38.a7 Ra7 39.g4 Ra3 40.Kh4 Qf2 41.Kg5 Ra5# 0–1. golfx – lotlotlot, kurnik, 2011. (=1.a3 e5 2.b4 h5)

3.Bb2 d6 4.c4 Qg5 5.Nf3 Qg4 6.h3 Qf4 (6...Qc4!? 7.Nc3 c6=) 7.e3+= Qh6 8.d3 g5 9.Be2 Bg7 10.Nc3 c6 11.Ne4 Ke7 (better is 11...d5!? 12.cd5 cd5+/–) 12.Neg5+– (12.Nfg5?! f5=) 12...e4 13.Bg7 Qg7 14.Ne4 Nf6 15.Nf6 Qf6 16.g3 Qc3 17.Nd2 Be6 18.Qc1 (18.Bh5 Rh5 19.h4 Bg4–/+) 18...Qe5 19.d4 Qf5 20.Nf3 Nd7 21.Qb1 Qf6 22.Qe4 Nb6 23.0–0 (23.c5!? Nd7 24.Qc2 dc5 25.bc5 Kd8+–) 23...Kd7 (23...Nc4 24.Bc4 d5 25.Bd5 cd5 26.Qf4 Qf4 27.ef4 (worse is 27.gf4 Bh3 28.Rfc1 Rac8+=) 27...Bh3 28.Rfe1 Kf6 29.Re5+/–) 24.Kh2 (better is 24.c5!? Nd5 25.Kh2+–) 24...Rae8 25.Qh4 Qf5? (better is 25...Qh4!? 26.Nh4 Bc4+/–) 26.c5 (26.e4 Qg6 27.Rac1 Bg4+–) 26...Na4? (better is 26...Bc4 27.Ng1 Be2 28.Ne2 Nd5+–) 27.cd6 Qc2 28.Ne5 Kd6 29.Bd3 Qc3 30.Qf4 Ke7 31.Rfc1 Qd2 32.Rc2 Qc2 33.Bc2 Nc3 34.Qg5 Kd6 35.Bf5 Reg8 36.Qf6 Rf8 37.Nf7! Rf7 38.Qe6 Kc7 39.Qf7 Kb6 40.Qc4 Nb5 41.a4 Nc7 42.Qc5 Ka6 43.Bd3 b5 44.ab5 Kb7 45.Qa7 Kc8 46.b6 Nd5 47.b7 Kd7 48.b8Q Ke6 49.Qe5 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (1775) – paulitha, Active, 2011.

2...h6

3.Bb2 d6 4.e3 a6 (4...Nf6 5.Nf3=) 5.Bc4 (5.d4 ed4 6.ed4 Qe7 7.Be2 Bg4=) 5...Nf6 6.Nf3 (6.d4 ed4 7.Bd4 Nc6=) 6...Nbd7 (6...e4 7.Nd4+=) 7.0–0 (7.d3=) 7...Nh7 (7...e4 8.Ne1=) 8.g3 (8.e4!?+=) 8...Ndf6 (8...Nb6 9.Be2=) 9.Nc3 (9.Be2 Be7=) 9...Bg4 (9...d5 10.Be2 Bd6 11.Re1+=) 10.Be2= Bf3 (10...Bh3!? 11.Re1 Ng5=) 11.Bf3+= Be7? (better is 11...d5+=) 12.Bb7+– Ra7 13.Bc6 Kf8 (13...Nd7 14.d4+–) 14.d4 (14.f4 Kg8+–) 14...Ng5 (14...a5 15.b5+–) 15.de5 (15.h4 Nh3 16.Kg2 Qc8+–) 15...de5 16.Qd8 Bd8 17.Rad1 (better is 17.h4 Ne6 18.Nd1+–) 17...Ke7? (17...Be7 18.f4 ef4 19.ef4+–) 18.Nd5 (18.f4 ef4 19.ef4 Ne6+–) 18...Nd5? (18...Kd6 19.Ba8 Ra8 20.Nb6 Kc6 21.Na8 Nf3 22.Kg2 e4+=) 19.Rd5 (19.Bd5?! c6 20.Bg2 f6+–) 19...f6 (19...a5 20.Re5 Ne6 21.Rd1+–) 20.Rd7 (20.f4 Ke6 21.fg5 hg5+–) 20...Ke6 21.f4 (worse is 21.Rg7 Be7 22.f4 Rh7+–) 21...ef4 (21...Be7 22.fg5 hg5+–) 22.ef4 (22.ef4 Nh3 23.Kg2 Nf4 24.Rf4 Be7 25.Re4 Kf5 26.Ree7 Rg8 27.Be4 Kg5 28.Rg7 Rg7 29.Rg7 Kh5 30.Bf3#) 1–0. Wall,Bill – Shursen, internet, 2004.

3.c4 b6 4.Nc3 Nf6 5.d3 g5 6.Bb2 c5 7.Nf3 d6 8.bc5 bc5 9.e3 a6 10.Be2 Nc6 11.0–0 g4 12.Nd2 Bg7 13.Rb1 h5 14.Nb3 Be6 15.d4 cd4 16.ed4 ed4 17.Nd4 Nd4 18.Qd4 0–0 19.Nd5 Bd5 20.cd5 Re8 21.Bd3 Re5 22.Bc4 Ne8 23.f4 f6?? 24.fe5+– fe5 25.Qe4 Nf6 26.Qg6 h4 27.Bc1 Qe8 28.Rf6 g3 29.Rd6 Qg6 30.Rg6 gh2 31.Kh2 a5 32.Rb7 e4 33.Rgg7 Kh8 34.Rh7 Kg8 35.d6 Kf8 36.Rh8 1–0. losertoo (1860) – valerypavlovich (2120), net–chess.com, 2006.

3.c4 Nf6 4.e3 =.

3.d4 ed4=+ 4.Qd4 d5 5.Nc3 Nf6 6.e3 Nc6 7.Bb5 Bd7 8.Bc6=+ Bc6 9.b5 Bd7 10.Nd5 Bb5?? 11.Qe5+– Be7 12.Nc7 Kf8 13.Nb5 Nd7 14.Qf5 g6 15.Qd5 Bc5 16.Bb2 Rg8 17.0–0–0 Qh4 18.g3 Qa4 19.Qd7 a6 20.Nc7 Qd7 21.Rd7 Rc8 22.Nf3 Bb6 23.Nd5 Rc6 24.Nb6 Rb6 25.Rd8 (25...Ke7 26.Rg8+–) 1–0. marus1 – BullPit, internet, 2001.

2...a5

3.ba5 c5 4.Nc3 Qa5 5.Nf3 Nc6 6.e4 Nf6 7.Rb1 Be7 8.Bc4 0–0 9.0–0 Nd4 (better is 9...d6!?=) 10.Ne5+/– d6 11.Nf3 Bg4 12.Rb7 Qd8 13.a4 Nh5 14.Nd5 Nf3?? (better is 14...Bh4 15.Be2 Ne2 16.Qe2 Ra4+/–) 15.gf3+– Bc8 (15...Bh3 16.Ne7 (16.Re7?! Bf1 17.Kf1 Nf4 18.Rf7 Rf7 19.Nf4 Ra4 20.Bf7 Kf7+–) 16...Kh8 17.Re1+–) 16.Ne7 (worse is 16.Re7 Be6 17.Rb7 Bd5 18.ed5 Nf4+–) 16...Kh8 17.Nc8 Qc8 18.Rf7 Rf7 19.Bf7 Nf4 20.d4 Nh3 21.Kg2 Ra7 (21...Ra4 22.dc5 Ra7 23.Qd5+–) 22.Bh5 Ra4 23.Bg4 (23.Bg4 Nf2 24.Rf2+–) 1–0. Fritz 11 – budu, internet, 2011.

3.ba5 Nf6 4.Bb2 Nc6 5.e3 Be7 6.Nf3 e4 7.Nd4 0–0 8.Bc4 Ra5 9.Nc6 dc6 10.h3 Rg5 11.g4 Nd5 12.Nc3 Bf6 13.Qe2 Nc3 14.Bc3 Bc3 15.dc3 Qf6 16.0–0 Bg4 17.hg4 Qg6 18.f4?? (better is 18.f3 ef3 19.Qd3 Rg4 20.Kf2 Rg2 21.Ke1–+) 18...Rg4 19.Kf2 (19.Kh1 Rh4 20.Qh2 Rh2 21.Kh2 Qh5 22.Kg3 Qc5–+) 19...Rg2 20.Ke1 Qg3 21.Kd2 Rd8 22.Kc1 Re2 23.Be2 Qe3 (23...Qe3 24.Kb2 Qe2–+) 0–1. tflk (1755) – forsetinn (2215), gameknot.com, 2014.

3.Bb2 d5 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 a5).

3.Bb2 d6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.a3 a5).

3.Bb2 Bd6 4.e4 ab4 5.Nf3 ba3 6.Na3 b5 (better is 6...Ba3 7.Ba3 d6=+) 7.Nb5+/– (7.Be5?! Be5 (7...Ra3? 8.Ra3 Ba3 9.Bg7+–; 7...Ba3? 8.Bg7 f5 9.Nd4+–) 8.Ne5 Bb7+=; 7.Bb5?! Bb7 8.0–0 Be4+/–) 7...Ra1 8.Qa1 c6?? (better is 8...f6+/–) 9.Nd6+– Kf8 10.Ne5 Nh6 11.Nef7! Qe7 (11...Nf7 12.Bg7) 12.Bg7 (12...Kg8 13.Nh6) 1–0. Double Wood – xCalvin, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

3.Bb2 Qe7 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Qe7 3.a3 a5).

3.Bb2 Nf6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.a3 a5).

3.b5 b6 (--> 1.b4 a5 2.b5 b6 3.a4 e5).

3.b5 c5 4.Bb2 d6 5.e3 Nf6 6.c4 Be7 7.Nc3 Be6 8.d3 0–0 9.Nf3 h6 10.Be2 Nbd7 11.0–0 Nh7 (11...Qc7 12.Qb3=) 12.Ne4 f5 13.Ng3 Qe8 14.d4 e4 15.Nd2 Ndf6 16.f3 Qg6 17.Qc2 d5 18.Qb3 (18.fe4 de4 19.d5 Bd7+/–) 18...Rad8 (18...a4 19.Qc2=) 19.fe4 (19.cd5!? Bd5 20.Bc4 cd4 21.fe4 fe4 22.Bd4+/–) 19...Ne4= 20.Nde4 de4 (20...fe4 21.cd5 Bd5= (worse is 21...Rd5 22.Bc4 a4 23.Qa4+/–)) 21.d5 Bd7 22.Be5 Bd6?? (better is 22...Qg5+/–) 23.Bh5+– Be5 (23...Qh5 24.Nh5 Be5+–) 24.Bg6 Ng5 (24...Ba1 25.Ra1 Rf6 26.Bh7 Kh7 27.Qc3+–) 25.Rad1 Bd6 (25...Bg3 26.hg3 Rf6 27.Bh5+–) 26.Nf5 (26.Nf5 Bf5 27.Bf5 Nf3 28.gf3 Rf5 29.fe4+–) 1–0. Kotlowski,Tomasz – Szymanski,Leszek, Poznan op–B Poland, 2004.

3.b5 f6 4.e4 Bc5 5.Nc3 c6 6.Na4 Be7 7.d4 d6 8.Be3 Be6 9.de5 de5 10.Nb6 Nd7 11.Na8 Qa8 12.bc6 bc6 13.Nf3 Nh6 14.Bh6 gh6 15.Be2 Rg8 16.0–0 Bh3 17.Nh4 f5 18.Qd3 (18...Bg4 19.Bg4 fg4 20.Nf5+–) 1–0. miquelstone – Simon de Balle, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

3.Nc3 ab4 '–/+' 4.Nb5 '?' c6 '–+' 5.c4 (5.Bb2 cb5 6.ab4 Ra1 7.Qa1–+ d6 8.e3 Bd7 9.Qa8 Bc6 10.Nf3) 5...cb5 6.cb5 ba3 7.Nf3 (7.Qb3 Qc7 8.Nf3 Nf6 9.e3 d5 10.b6) 7...e4 8.Nd4 Nf6 9.Qb3 (9.Qc2 b6 10.Qc3) 9...Bc5 (better is 9...Qc7–+ might be the shorter path 10.e3) 10.Nf5 (10.e3 doesn't improve anything 10...Qe7–+) 10...0–0 (better is 10...d6 keeps an even firmer grip 11.Ng3–+) 11.d4 (11.Ra3 does not help much 11...Ba3 12.Ba3 d5 13.Ne7 Kh8 14.Nc8 Qc8–+) 11...ed3 '!' 'Deflection: f2' 12.ed3 (12.Qd3 Qa5 Deflection Double attack) 12...d5 (12...Qa5 Deflection) 13.d4 (13.Ne3 a fruitless try to alter the course of the game 13...d4 14.Nc4 Qe7 15.Kd2 Be6–+) 13...Bf5 14.dc5 Re8 15.Kd1 (15.Be2 doesn't get the cat off the tree 15...d4–+) 15...Qe7 (better is 15...Ne4 makes it even easier for Black 16.Be2 Nf2 17.Ke1 Nh1 18.Be3 Qh4 19.g3 Qh2 20.b6–+) 16.Qc3 (16.Be3 the only chance to get some counterplay 16...d4! Deflection: e3 17.Bd2–+) 16...Ne4 17.Qe3 Nc5 (better is 17...Qf6 and Black takes home the point 18.f3 Nc3 19.Ke1 Re3 20.Be3 Nb5–+) 18.Qe7 Re7 19.g3 (19.Ra3 is not the saving move 19...Ra3 20.Ba3 Nbd7–+) 19...Nbd7 (19...Ra4 and Black can already relax 20.Be3 Nb3 21.Ra2–+) 20.Bg5 (20.Ra3 is the last straw 20...Rc8 21.Be3–+) 20...f6 21.Be3 (21.Bd2 cannot change what is in store for ? 21...Nb3 22.Ra2 Bb1–+) 21...Rae8 (better is 21...Nb3 nails it down 22.Ra2 Bb1–+) 22.Ra3 d4 '!' 'the logical end' 23.Bd2 (23.Bd4 Re4 Combination) 23...Ne5 24.Bg2 (24.Bb4 doesn't change the outcome of the game 24...Rc7 25.b6 Rcc8–+) 24...Ned3 25.Rd3 (25.Rf1 praying for a miracle 25...Re2 26.Bd5 Kh8 27.Be3–+) 25...Nd3 26.Bd5 Kh8 27.Bc4 Nf2 28.Kc1 Rc7 29.Rf1 Rc4 30.Kb2 Rc2 (30...Rc5 31.Re1 Rb5 32.Bb4 Re1 33.Ka3 Rb1 34.h3 R5b4 35.g4 Rb6 36.gf5 Ra6) 31.Kb3 Rd2 32.Rc1 Re3 33.Kc4 Be6 34.Kc5 Nd3 35.Kd4 Nc1 36.Ke3 Rd3 37.Ke4 Kg8 38.Kf4 g5 39.Ke4 Bd5 40.Kf5 Kg7 41.Kg4 Kg6 42.h4 h5 43.Kh3 g4 44.Kh2 Rd2 45.Kg1 Nd3 46.Kf1 Ne5 47.Ke1 Nf3 48.Kf1 Bc4# 0–1. Lahmann,Kai – Sperhake,Klaus, Buchholz sim 3rd, 1987.

3.ba5 Ra5

4.Bb2 Bc5 5.e3 Nf6 (5...d6 6.d4 ed4 7.ed4=) 6.Nf3 (6.Be5 d5+=) 6...0–0 (6...e4!? 7.Nd4 Ra8=) 7.Ne5+= b5 (7...d5 8.Qf3+=) 8.Nc3 (8.d4 Be7+/–) 8...d6 (8...c6 9.d4 Be7 10.Bd3+=) 9.Nd3+/– Nc6? (better is 9...c6+/–) 10.Nc5+– dc5 11.Nb5 (11.Bb5 Qd6+–) 11...Ba6 (11...Bg4 12.f3 Be6 13.Be2+–) 12.Nc3 (12.c4!? Bb7+–) 12...Bf1 13.Rf1 c4 14.Qe2?? (14.Qf3 Qd7+–) 14...Rg5? (better is 14...Nd4 15.ed4 Re8=) 15.Qc4+– Ne5 16.Qe2 Rg2 17.d4 Ng6 18.0–0–0 Rh2+= 19.Nb5 Rh5 20.d5 Rd5+= 21.Bf6 Qf6?? 22.Rd5+– Ne7 23.Rd7 Nf5 24.Nc7 h6 25.Rfd1 Rb8 26.R1d3 Qb2 27.Kd1 Kh7 28.Ke1 Qb6 29.Rf7 Qg6 30.Rdd7 Rb1 31.Kd2 Rb2 32.Ne8 h5 33.Rg7 Ng7 34.Rg7 Qg7 35.Ng7 Kg7 36.Qh5 (36...Rb1 37.f4+–) 1–0. mgriffin (1615) – elf (1625), net–chess.com, 2001.

4.Bb2 Nc6 5.c4 Qh4 6.e3 d6 (6...Qe7 7.Nc3=) 7.Nf3 Qf6 (7...Qe7 8.Bc3 Ra6 9.c5=) 8.Nc3 Nge7 (8...Be6 9.Qb3 b6 10.Nd5+=) 9.Nb5 (9.d4 ed4 10.Nb5 Bg4+=) 9...Kd8+= 10.d4 (10.Bc3 Ra6=) 10...e4 11.Nd2 Qg6 12.d5 Ne5 13.Be5 de5 14.d6 cd6 15.Ne4 Nf5 16.Qd2 Ra6 (16...Ra8 17.c5+=) 17.c5 Rc6 (17...Ra8 18.Rd1+/–) 18.Rd1 (18.Na7 Rc7+/–) 18...Ke8 (18...Nh4 19.Nbd6 Bd6 20.Nd6 Ng2 21.Bg2 Qg2 22.Nf5 Kc7+=) 19.cd6 Kd7 (19...Nd4 20.Nd4 (20.ed4?! Qe4 21.Qe2 Qe2 22.Be2 Bd6+/–) 20...ed4 21.Qd4+–) 20.Qd5 Qe6 (20...Nh4 21.Na7 f5 22.Nc6 bc6 23.Nc5 Kd8 24.Qc6 Qf7 25.Qb6 Ke8 26.Qb5 Kd8 27.Qa5 Ke8 28.Bb5 Qd7 29.Bd7 Bd7 30.Qa8 Kf7 31.Nd7 e4+–) 21.Nc5 Rc5 22.Qc5 Bd6 (22...Nh4 23.Qc7 Ke8+–) 23.Qc7 Ke8 24.Nd6 Kf8 25.Qd8 (25...Qe8 26.Qe8) 1–0. cgits (2580) – marv (2220), net–chess.com, 2005.

4.Bb2 Nc6 5.e4 Nf6 6.Nc3 Bc5 7.h3 0–0 8.Nf3 d5 9.ed5 Nd5 10.Bc4 (10.Ne4 Bd4 11.Nd4 ed4–/+) 10...Nf4 (10...Nc3 11.Bc3 e4–/+) 11.Bf1? (11.0–0 Qd6 12.Ne1 Qg6–/+) 11...Nd4 (better is 11...e4!? 12.Nh2 Qd4–+) 12.Ne4 Qd5 13.Nc5 Rc5–+ 14.Bc3?? Re8 15.Qb1 Nf3 16.gf3 e4 17.Kd1 Rc3 18.Qc1 e3 19.Bd3 Qf3 (20.Ke1 ef2 21.Kf1 Qg2#) 0–1. grahamtrue (2070) – kode (2345), net–chess.com, 2008.

4.Bb2 Nc6 5.e4 Qh4 6.Qf3 (6.Nc3 Bc5 7.g3 Qf6=) 6...Bc5 7.Bc4 (7.g3 Qf6=) 7...Nf6 8.Nc3 Nd4 9.Qd1 Nc2!! 10.Qc2 Qf2 11.Kd1 Qg2 12.Nd5 (12.Nb5 Qh1 13.Bf7 Kf7 14.Qc4 Kg6 15.Qc5 Ne4 16.Qe5 Qg1 17.Kc2 Qc5 18.Qc5 Nc5 19.Rg1 Kh5 20.Nc7–+) 12...Nd5 13.Bd5 (13.ed5 Qh1 14.Qc3 Qg1 15.Kc2 Qd4 16.Qa5 Qc4 17.Qc3 Qa4 18.Qb3 Qe4 19.Qd3 Qd3 20.Kd3 d6–+) 13...Qh1 (13...Qf1) 14.Ke2 (14.Qc3 A) 14...Bg1 15.Qa5 Bb6 16.Kc2 Qa1 17.Qa8 (17.Ba1?? Ba5 18.Be5 f6–+) 17...Qb2 18.Kb2+=; B) 14...Qh2 15.Qa5 Qg1 (15...Bg1?! 16.Qc7 0–0 17.Be5 Qh5 18.Kc2–+) 16.Kc2 Bb6 17.Bf7 Kf8 18.Qe5 Qc5 19.Qc5 Bc5–/+) 14...Qg2 (14...Qh2 15.Kd3 Qg3 16.Kc4 Bg1 17.Bc3 b5 18.Kb4–+) 15.Kd3 Qh2 (15...Bg1 16.Qc3 Qf3 17.Kc2–+) 16.Rf1 (16.Qc3 Qg3 17.Kc4 A) 17...Bg1 18.Qg3 Bd4 19.Qg7+– (19.Bd4 ed4 20.Qg7 Rf8+–); B) 17...Qc3 18.Bc3 b6 19.Ba5 Ba6 (19...ba5?! 20.Kc5 h5 21.Nf3–+) 20.Kb3 ba5–+) 16...f6 (16...Bg1!? 17.Bf7 Kd8 18.Qd1–+) 17.Qc3 b6 18.Kc2 Ba6 19.Bc4 Bb7 20.Bd5 Qg2 21.Qf3 Qf3 22.Rf3 Bd5 23.ed5 Bg1 24.Rg3 Rd5 25.Rg1 g5 26.d3 h5 27.Kd2 h4 (28.Rc1 c6–+) 0–1. coolerdude – ChessNo1, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

4.Nc3 Nc6 5.Nf3 Nf6 6.e4 Bc5 7.Bc4 d6 8.0–0 0–0 9.d3 h6 10.Bd2 Ra7 11.h3 Ra8 (worse is 11...Ba3 12.Nb5 Bc5 13.Na7 Na7 14.Be3 Be3 15.fe3+/–) 12.Qe2 Kh7 (12...Ba3? 13.Nb5+–) 13.Be3 Be3 (13...Ba3? 14.Nb5+–) 14.Qe3 Be6 15.Be6 fe6 16.Rfb1 b6 17.Nb5 Qd7 18.a4 Ra5 19.d4 ed4 20.Nfd4 Nd4 21.Qd4 Raa8 22.e5 de5 23.Qe5 Rac8 24.Re1 Rfe8 25.Rad1 Qe7 26.Nd4 Qc5 27.Qc5 bc5 28.Ne6 c4 29.Kf1 Kg8 30.a5 Kf7 31.Nc5 Ra8 32.a6 Re1 33.Ke1 Ke7 34.Ke2 Ra6?? (34...c6+–) 35.Na6 c6 36.Nb4 Ke6 37.Nc6 c3 38.Nd4 Kf7 39.Kd3 Nd5 0–1. usingprogram (2035) – 2165chess (1670), kurnik, 2012.

4.Nc3 d5 5.a4 (5.e3 Nf6=+) 5...d4–/+ 6.Ne4 Nc6 7.Nf3 (7.e3 Qd5 8.Ng3 Nf6–/+) 7...f5–+ 8.Neg5? (better is 8.Ng3–+) 8...e4 9.d3 (9.Bb2 h6 10.Nd4 Nd4–+ (< 10...Qg5 11.Nc6 bc6 12.Bc3–+; < 10...hg5 11.Nc6 bc6 12.Bc3–+)) 9...ef3 10.Nf3 Bb4 11.Bd2 Qe7 12.Qc1 Bd2 13.Qd2 Qb4 14.Qb4 Nb4 15.Kd2 Nf6 16.Nd4 c5 17.Nb3–/+ Ra7 18.Nc5 b5 19.c3 Nc6=+ 20.g3 Nd7 21.Nd7 Bd7–/+ 22.Bg2 ba4 23.Rhb1 Ke7 24.Rb6 Rc8 25.Kc2 Kd8 26.e3 Kc7 27.Rbb1 Ne5 28.Kd2 Rd8 29.Ke2? Nd3! 30.Kd3 Bc6 31.Ke2 Bg2 32.Rb2 g5 33.f3 g4 34.fg4 fg4 35.Kf2 Bf3 36.h3 a3 37.Rc2 Be4 38.Re2 gh3 39.Kg1 Rb8 40.Kh2 Rb2 41.Ra2 Re2 42.Re2 Rb7 43.Kh3 Rb2 44.Re1 Rb1 45.Re2 Bf3 46.Ra2 Rh1 47.Rh2 Rh2 48.Kh2 a2 (49.g4 a1Q–+) 0–1. grahamtrue (2070) – hasant (1915), net–chess.com, 2008.

4.c4 Nf6 5.Nf3 Nc6 6.Nc3 Be7 7.e3 0–0 8.d4 ed4 9.ed4 Bb4 10.Bd2 Ra3 11.Ra3 Ba3 12.d5 Re8 13.Be2 Ne5 14.0–0 Nf3 15.Bf3 Bb4 16.Qb3 Bc3 17.Bc3 d6 18.Ra1 Ne4 19.Ra8 Nc3 20.Qc3 Qe7 21.h3 Kf8 22.Qe3 Qe3 23.fe3 Bd7 24.Ra7 Rb8 25.g4 Ke7 26.Kg2 g5 27.Kg3 h6 28.Be4 f6 29.Bc2 Kd8 30.Kf3 b5 31.cb5 Bb5 32.Ke4 (better is 32.Bf5!?=) 32...Bf1–/+ 33.Kf5 Bh3 34.e4 Rc8 (better is 34...h5!?–/+) 35.Ra3= Bf1 36.Kf6 Be2 37.Rh3 c6 38.Rh6 cd5 39.Rh8 (39.ed5 Rc2 40.Kg5 Rd2 41.Rd6 Ke7 42.Re6 Kd7=) 39...Kc7 40.Rc8 Kc8 41.ed5 (41.Kg5?! d4 42.Bb3 d3=) 41...Bg4? (better is 41...Kc7 42.Bf5 Kb6 43.Kg5 Kc5+–) 42.Bf5 (42.Kg5?! Bf3=) 42...Bf5 (42...Kd8 43.Bg4 Kc7+–) 43.Kf5 g4 44.Kg4 Kc7 45.Kf5 Kb6 46.Kf6 Kb5 47.Ke7 Kc5 48.Ke6 1–0. soidog (2020) – kupovgeorge (1610), gameknot.com, 2014.

4.e4 Ra4 5.Qf3 Qf6 (5...Nf6 6.Nc3 Ra8 7.Bc4=) 6.d3 (6.Nc3 Ra5=) 6...Qf3 (6...Nc6!?+=) 7.Nf3= Nc6 8.Nc3 Ra5 9.Nd5 Bd6 10.a4 Bb4 (10...b5!?=) 11.Nb4+= b5?? (better is 11...Nb4 12.Bd2 Nc2 13.Kd1 Na1 14.Ba5 f6 15.Bc7 Nb3+/–) 12.Nc6+– dc6 13.Bd2 (better is 13.Ne5 Ne7+–) 13...Ra6 (13...Ra4 14.Ra4 ba4 15.Ne5+–) 14.a5 f6 15.h4 (15.d4!? g5 16.h3 ed4 17.Nd4 Ne7+–) 15...Bg4 16.Be2 Bf3 17.Bf3 c5 18.0–0 c4 (18...Ke7 19.Bh5+–) 19.dc4 bc4 20.Be2 Rc6 (20...Ne7 21.Rfd1+–) 21.a6 Ne7 22.a7 Kf7 23.a8Q Ra8 24.Ra8 Ke6 (24...Ng6 25.h5 Nf4 26.Bf4 ef4 27.Rd1+–) 25.Rfa1 (25.Bb4 c3+–) 25...Kd7 (25...c3 26.Be3+–) 26.Bg4 Kd6 27.Bb4 (27.Rd8 Kc5 28.Ra5 Kb6 29.Rb8#) 27...Rc5 28.Bc5 (28.Rd8 Kc6 29.Bd7 Kb7 30.Bc5 Nc6 31.Rb1 Nb4 32.Rb4 Ka6 33.Ra8) 28...Kc5+– 29.c3 Nc6 30.Bd7 (30.R8a6 f5 31.Bf5 Kd6 32.Rd1 Ke7 33.Rd7 Ke8 34.Ra8 Nd8 35.Rad8) 30...Ne7 31.R8a5 Kd6 32.Rd1 Nd5 33.Rdd5 Ke7 34.Ra7 (34.Bf5 g6 35.Rd7 Ke8 36.Ra8) 34...Kf7 (34...h5 35.Bf5 Kf8 36.Ra8 Ke7 37.Rd7) 35.Rc7 (35.Bf5 h6 36.Rd7 Ke8 37.Ra8) 35...Kg6 (35...Ke7 36.Bf5 Ke8 37.Rc8 Ke7 38.Rd7) 36.g4 (36.Be8 Kh6 37.Rdd7 f5 38.Rg7 fe4 39.Rh7) 36...h5 (36...Kh6 37.f4 g6 38.Be6 ef4 39.g5 fg5 40.hg5 Kh5 41.Rh7) 37.Bf5 Kh6 38.g5! fg5 (38...fg5 39.Rd6 Mate attack) 39.Rd6 g6 40.Rg6 1–0. monas – karlsdad, ChessWorld.net, 2012.

4.e4 Nf6 5.Nc3 d5 6.ed5 Nd5 7.Qf3 Nc3 8.Qc3 Rc5 9.Qe3 Nc6 10.Bd3 Bd6 11.Ne2 0–0 12.0–0 f5 13.Nc3 (13.Rb1 e4 14.Bb5 Rf7+=) 13...Nd4 (13...e4 14.Bb5–/+) 14.f4 e4 (better is 14...Ne6!? 15.fe5 Be5–/+) 15.Qd4= ed3 16.Qd3 Be6 17.a4 (better is 17.Re1 Rc6 18.Qf3=) 17...Bc4–/+ 18.Qf3 Bf1 19.Kf1 Qa8 20.Ba3 Qa6 21.Kg1 Rc4 22.Qd5 Kh8 23.Bd6 cd6 24.Nb5 Ra4 25.Ra4 Qa4 26.Nd6 Qa1 (26...Qc2?? 27.Nf7 Kg8 28.Nh6 Kh8 29.Qg8 Rg8 30.Nf7; 26...Qf4?? 27.Nf7 Kg8 28.Nh6 Kh8 29.Qg8 Rg8 30.Nf7) 27.Kf2 Qf6 28.g3 b6 29.c4 h5 30.d4 Kh7 31.Ke3 Kg6 32.Qe5 Qd8 33.d5 Qc7 34.Qe6 Rf6 35.Qe8 Kh7 (better is 35...Kh6 36.Qh8 Kg6 37.Qe8 Kh6 38.Qh8 Kg6 39.Qe8=) 36.Qh5+/– Kg8 37.Qe8 (37.Nf5 Qc5 38.Kf3 Qf8+–) 37...Rf8 (37...Kh7 38.Qh5 Kg8 39.Nf5 Qc5 40.Kf3 Qf8+–) 38.Qe6+/– Kh8 39.Kd3 Qa7 40.Qg6 (better is 40.Nf5 Qa3 41.Ke2 Qa2 42.Kf3 Qc4 43.Ne7 Qf1 44.Kg4+–) 40...Qa3 41.Kd4 Qb2 42.Kd3 Qa3 43.Kd4 (43.Ke2 Qc3+=) 43...Qa1 44.Kd3 Qa3 45.Kd4 Qb2 46.Kd3 Qh2?? (46...Qa3 47.Ke2 Qb3+/–) 47.Nf5+– Qh7 48.Nh4 Rf6 49.Qh7 Kh7 50.Ke4 g6? (better is 50...Kg8+–) 51.Nf3 Kg7 52.Ng5 Rd6 53.Ke5 Rd7 54.d6 Ra7 55.Ke6 Ra3 56.d7 Re3 57.Kd6 Rg3 58.d8Q Rd3 59.Kc7 Rd8 60.Kd8 Kf6 61.Kd7 Kf5 62.Ne6 Ke4 63.Kd6 Kd3 64.Kd5 Kc3 65.Nf8 Kb4 66.Ng6 1–0. Borawski,Jakub – Grabarczyk,Edmund, Class Bialystok Autumn Poland, 2007. (=1.a3 e5 2.b4 a5 3.ba5 Ra5)

3.ba5 Nc6

4.Bb2 Ra5 5.c4 Nf6 6.Nc3 Bc5 7.e3 0–0 (7...d5 8.cd5 Nd5 9.Nf3 0–0 10.Ne5 Ne5 11.Nd5 Qd5 12.d4 Nc4+=) 8.Qb3 (8.Nf3 e4 9.d4 ef3 10.dc5 fg2 11.Bg2 Rc5 12.Nd5 Ne8+=) 8...Re8 9.Nge2 (9.Bd3 d6 10.Ne4 b6 11.Nf3 Bg4 12.Qc2 h6+=) 9...b6 (9...d6 10.Na4 Ba7 11.Bc3 Ra6 12.Nb2 Bb6–/+) 10.Nd5 Bb7 11.Nec3 (11.Rb1 Na7 12.Nec3 Nd5–/+) 11...Ra8 (11...Nd5 12.cd5 Ne7+=) 12.Be2 (12.Bd3 Nd5+=) 12...Na5 (12...Nd5+=) 13.Qc2 Ba6 (13...Nd5 14.cd5 c6 15.Bd3 cd5 16.Bh7 Kh8 17.Bd3+=) 14.Nf6= Qf6 (worse is 14...gf6 15.Qf5 c6 16.Bd3+=) 15.Ne4 (15.0–0 Qe6 (worse is 15...Bc4 16.Bc4 Nc4 17.Nd5+/–; worse is 15...Nc4 16.Nd5 Qd6 17.Bc4+/–) 16.Nd5 Ra7=) 15...Qe6 (15...Qg6 16.d3+=) 16.Rc1 (16.Nc5 bc5 17.d3 Qg6=) 16...Be7+= 17.Ng3 c6 (17...Bb7 18.Bd3 g6 19.0–0+=) 18.0–0 (18.Bd3 h6=) 18...Rac8 (18...d5 19.d3=) 19.f4 (19.Bd3 g6=) 19...d5 20.f5 (20.cd5 cd5 21.Qa4 Be2 22.Ne2 Nc4 23.Be5 A) worse is 23...Na3 24.Nd4 b5 25.Qa7+– (25.Ne6?! ba4 26.Ng7 Rc1 27.Rc1 Ra8+/–); B) 23...Ba3+=) 20...Qd7+= 21.f6 Bf6 22.Rf6 gf6 23.Nh5 Re6 (23...Qd8 24.Qf5 Re6 25.cd5 Be2 26.de6 Bh5 27.e7 Qe7 28.Qc8 (28.Qh5 Rd8+=) 28...Kg7 29.Qa6+/–) 24.Bg4 (24.Qf5 Qd8 25.cd5 Be2 26.de6 Bh5+/–) 24...Qe7 (24...Qe8 25.Rf1 Nc4 (worse is 25...dc4 26.Be6 Qe6 27.Nf6 Kf8 28.Be5+/–) 26.Be6 Qe6 27.Nf6 Kg7 28.Qh7 Kf8+=) 25.Rf1?? (better is 25.cd5 Rd6 26.Bc8 Bc8 27.Qe4+/–) 25...Rf8 (25...Nc4 26.Be6 fe6 27.Nf6 Kh8 28.Rf3=) 26.Qf5 Nc4 27.Bd1 Rd8 28.Qg4? Kf8–+ 29.Qg7 Ke8 30.Nf6 Rf6 31.Rf6 Qf8 32.Qh7= Nb2 33.Rf7 Qf7 34.Bh5 Qh5 35.Qh5 Kd7 36.Qf5 (36.Qf5 Kd6 37.Qf6 Kd7 38.Qe5+=). Dergatschova Daus,Anna (2275) – Bakhmatov,Eduard (2310), 14th Sommerpokal, Recklinghausen GER, 2003.

4.Bb2 d5 5.Nc3 d4 6.Ne4 f5 7.Ng3 Nf6 8.e3 Bc5 9.Nf3 f4 10.Ne2 de3 11.fe3 e4 12.Nfd4 fe3 13.Nc6 bc6 14.de3 Qd1 15.Rd1 Ke7 16.Nd4 Bd4 17.Rd4 Be6 18.Be2 Rab8 19.Bc1 c5 20.Ra4 Bd5 21.a6 Rb1 22.0–0 c6 23.a7 Ra8 24.Ra5 c4 25.a4 Kd7 26.g4 h6 27.Ba3 Rf1 28.Kf1 Ke6 29.c3 Nd7 30.h4 h5 31.gh5 Ne5 32.Kg2 Nf7 33.Bg4 Kf6 34.Bc5 Nh6 35.Bd4 Kf7 36.Bc8 Rc8 37.a8Q Ra8 38.Ra8 Nf5 39.a5 Nh4 40.Kf2 c5 41.Ra7 Ke6 42.Bg7 Kd6 43.h6 Ke6 44.h7 Ng6 45.Ra6 Bc6 46.Rc6 Kf7 47.Rg6 Kg6 48.h8Q Kf7 49.Qf8 Ke6 50.Qe8 Kd6 51.a6 Kc7 52.Qe7 Kb6 53.a7 Ka5 54.a8Q Kb5 55.Qeb7# 1–0. EnginMax20 – Mustang13, computer chess game, 2001.

4.Bb2 d6 5.Nf3 Na5 6.e3 Ne7 7.Nc3 Ng6 8.h4 h6 (8...Bg4!? 9.d4 h5+=) 9.h5= Ne7 10.d4 e4 (10...ed4 11.Nd4 Nac6 12.Bb5=) 11.Ne4+/– Be6 12.Bd3 Nc4 13.Rb1 Na3 (13...b6 14.Qc1+/–) 14.Ba3 Ra3 15.Rb7 Bd5 16.Rb1 c6 17.0–0 g5?? (better is 17...Be6+–) 18.Nf6 1–0. Fritz 11 – valenok37, internet, 2014.

4.Bb2 Nf6 5.Nf3 Bc5 6.e3 (6.Be5? Ne5 7.Ne5 Bd4 (worse is 7...Ra5 8.d4 Bb4 9.c3+=) 8.Nf7 Kf7–+) 6...e4 7.Ne5 Na5 8.d4 Be7 9.Nd2 0–0 10.Be2 d6 11.Nec4 Nc4 12.Bc4 d5 13.Be2 Bd6 (13...b5 14.0–0–/+) 14.c4+= c6 15.c5 Bc7 16.0–0 Rb8 17.Bc3 g6 18.f4 ef3 19.Bf3 Re8 20.Re1 Ne4 21.Be4 de4 22.Nf1 Qg5 23.Re2?? (better is 23.Qe2=) 23...Bg4–+ 24.a4 (24.Qc2 Be2 25.Qe2 b6 26.cb6 Rb6–+) 24...Re6 (24...Qh5!? 25.Raa2–+) 25.Qd2 Be2 26.Qe2 Qd8 27.a5 Ra8 28.a6 Ra6 29.Ra6 ba6 30.Qa6 Qb8 31.Qe2 Qb3 32.Qd2 Qb1 33.Qf2 Bd8 34.Qe1 Qe1 35.Be1 f5 36.g3 Kf7 37.Bc3 Re7 0–1. Fournier,Frederic – Bentout,Pascal, Open Paris FRA, 1998.

4.e3 d5 5.Bb5 Ra5 6.Bc6 bc6 7.d4 Bd6 8.Bd2 Ra6 9.Ne2 Qg5 10.0–0 Bh3 11.Ng3 Be6 12.Qe2 Rb6 13.e4 Qf6 14.ed5 cd5 15.Nh5 Qg6 16.de5 Bg4 17.Qe3 Bh5 18.ed6 Kd7 19.dc7 Rc6 20.Ba5 Rc2 21.Re1 Nf6 22.Qe7 Kc6 23.Nd2 Ra8 24.Re6 fe6 25.Qe6 Kb7 26.Rb1 Rb2 27.Rb2 Ka7 28.Qb6# 1–0. Bestia05 – Mustang13, computer chess game, 2001.

3.ba5 d5=+

4.Bb2 Nc6 5.Nf3 Bd6 =+.

4.Bb2 Nc6 5.Nf3 e4 6.Nd4 Nd4 7.Bd4 c5 8.Bb2 Qa5 9.e3 Bd7 10.c4 Qb6 11.Qc2 Ba4 12.Qc1 d4 13.d3 f5 14.de4 fe4 15.Be2 Nf6 16.0–0 Bd6 17.ed4 cd4 18.Re1 0–0 19.Nd2 Qc5 20.Rb1 Qe5 21.Nf1–/+ Bc5 22.Bf3 Bc6 23.Ng3 Rfe8 24.Kh1 Qd6–+ 25.Bd1 Ba3 26.Nf5 Qb4 27.Re2 e3 28.Ba3 Qa3 29.fe3–/+ Be4 30.Nd4 Bb1 31.Qb1 Re3 32.Re3 Qe3 33.Nc2? Qd3 34.h3 Qf1 35.Kh2 Rd8 36.c5 Rd1 37.Qb3 Kf8 38.Qe3 Nh5 39.c6 Qh1# 0–1. Pal,Antal – Trigance,Eric, corr ICCF TT–4–90 SF, 1995.

4.Bb2 Nc6 5.g3 Ra5 6.Nf3 e4 7.Nd4 Qf6 8.Bc3 Bc5–+ 9.Nf3 d4 10.Ba5 Na5 11.Bg2 ef3 12.Bf3 Qb6 13.d3 Qb2 14.Nd2–/+ Nf6 15.a4 Bb4 16.Rc1 Bh3 17.e3 0–0 18.Rb1 Qa3 19.Ra1 Qc3 20.Ke2 de3 21.fe3 Re8 22.Qc1 Qc5 23.e4 Nd5 24.Nb1 f5 25.Rd1 fe4 26.de4 Qc4 27.Rd3 Re4 28.Be4 Qe4 (29.Qe3 Qg2 30.Qf2 Bg4 31.Rf3 Bf3 32.Kd3 Qf2 33.c3 Qe2 34.Kd4 Nc6#) 0–1. GLChess207e – SOS031199, computer chess game, 2000.

4.Bb2 Bd6 5.Nf3 Nc6 6.e3 =+.

4.Bb2 Bd6 5.Nf3 Nd7 6.a6 ba6 7.Nc3 =+.

4.e3 Bd6 5.d4 Nf6 6.Bd2 ed4–/+ 7.ed4 0–0 8.Nf3 Nc6 9.Bb5 Re8–/+ 10.Kf1 Bd7 11.Bc6 Bc6 12.Kg1 Ne4 13.Bb4 Qe7 14.Ne5 Bb4 15.ab4 Qb4 16.Nc6 bc6 17.f3 Ng3! 18.hg3 Re1 19.Kh2 Rd1 20.Rd1 Qb2 21.Ra3 Qc2 22.Nc3 Qb2 23.Rda1 Qd2 24.Rd1 Qh6 25.Kg1 Qe3 26.Kh2 f5 27.Nb1 Qh6 28.Kg1 Qd6 29.Ra4 Qg3 30.Nc3 Qg5 31.Kf1 Qe3 32.Ne2 Re8 33.Ra2 c5 34.dc5 Qc5 35.a6 Qc4 36.Rdd2 Qb4 37.Rdb2–/+ Qf8 38.a7 Ra8 39.Rb7 h5 40.Rab2+= h4 41.Rb8 Ra7 42.Rf8 Kf8 43.Rd2 c6 44.Rc2 Ra1 45.Kf2 Ra6 46.Nd4 f4 47.Nc6 Kf7 48.Nb4 Rd6 49.Rc7 Kf6 50.Ke2 g5 51.Kd3 Kf5 52.Kd4 Re6 53.Kd5 Re2 54.Rc2 Re7? 55.Kd4 Re8 56.Nc6 Re3 57.Kd5 Rd3 58.Nd4 Kg6 59.Rc6 Kf7 60.Ke5 Rd2 61.Ne6 Kg6 62.Nf4 Kh7 63.Rc7 Kh6 64.Ne6 g4 65.fg4 Rf2 66.Rc6 Kh7 67.Nf4 Rb2 68.g5 Kg8 69.g6 Kg7 70.Nh5 (70...Kf8 71.g7 Ke7 72.g8Q Rb5 73.Kf4 Rb4 74.Kf3 Rb3 75.Qb3 Kd8 76.Qe6 h3 77.Rc8#) 1–0. COMP – COMP, 2001.

4.e3 Nf6 5.Bb2 Bd6 6.Nf3 =+.

3.Bb2= ab4

4.e3 d6 5.g3 ba3 6.Ba3 Nf6 7.h3 (7.Ne2 Be7–+) 7...Be7–+ 8.Bg2 0–0 9.Nc3 Na6 (9...Nc6 10.f4–+) 10.d3 Rb8 11.Rb1 (11.Bb2 b5–/+) 11...c6–+ 12.Ne4?? (better is 12.d4–+) 12...Ne4 13.Be4 f5 14.Bg2 Be6 15.Ne2?? d5 16.Be7–/+ Qe7 17.d4 e4 18.Nf4 Nc7 19.0–0 g5 20.Ne2 Qd7 21.f4. beammeupscotty (2115) – malaysianisme, net–chess.com, 2004.

4.Be5= b3 5.cb3 Nc6 6.Bb2 d5 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.e3 Bd7 9.Bd3 Bg4 10.h3 Bh5 11.0–0 Ne4 12.g4 Bg6 13.Bb5 f6 14.Nd4 Qd7 15.d3 Ng5 16.f4 Nh3 17.Kg2 h5 18.f5 Bf7 19.Kh3 hg4 20.Kg2 Bd6 21.Rh1 Rh1 22.Kh1 0–0–0 23.Qg4 Rh8 24.Kg1 Qe7 25.e4 Qe5 26.Bc6 Rh1 27.Kf2 Qh2 0–1. Delfi 1.40 – Gaviota022, computer chess game, 2001.

4.Be5 Nc6 5.ab4 Ra1 6.Ba1 Nb4 7.c3 Nc6 8.e3 Nf6 9.Nf3 Be7 10.Bb5 0–0 11.0–0 d5 12.d4 Bf5 13.Nbd2 Na5 (13...Na7 14.Be2=) 14.Bb2 (14.Nh4 Bd7 15.Bd3 Ne4=) 14...c6+= 15.Be2 1–0. Foster,Duncan (1655) – Duttagupta,Aniruddha (1825), FICGS, 2016.

4.Be5 Nc6 5.ab4 Ra1 6.Ba1 Nb4 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.e3 Be7 9.c3 Nc6 10.d4 d5 11.Bd3 0–0 12.Nbd2 Re8 (12...Qd6 13.0–0=) 13.0–0 Bd6 14.Bb2 Ne7 (better is 14...Ne4!?=) 15.c4+= c6 16.Qb3 Ng6 (16...Bf5 17.Bf5 Nf5 18.h3+=) 17.Ra1+/– Qc7 (17...b6 18.h3+/–) 18.c5 Bf8 19.Bc3 Ne4 20.Be4 de4 21.Ng5 Bf5 (21...Nh4 22.Ra7+– (22.Nde4?! h6 23.Nd6 Bd6 24.cd6 Qd7+=)) 22.Ra7 h6?? (better is 22...Re7 23.Nc4 h6+–) 23.Rb7 Qc8 (23...Qb7 24.Qb7 hg5 25.Qc6+–) 24.Qf7 Kh8 25.Rc7 Be6 (25...Qd8 26.Qf5 Qg5 27.Qg5 hg5 28.Rc6 Ne7+–) 26.Qg6 Qc7 27.Qh7# 1–0. psychobishop (1860) – yellowlab (1860), gameknot.com, 2012.

4.Be5 Nc6 5.ab4 Ne5? 6.Ra8 Bb4 7.e3 +–.

4.Be5= d6?? 5.ab4+/– Na6 6.Bc3 Bd7 (6...Be6 7.e4+=) 7.e4 c5 (7...Nf6 8.Ba6 Ra6 9.Ra6 ba6 10.Qf3+/–) 8.bc5 (8.b5 Nc7 9.Ra8 Qa8+/–) 8...Nc5 (8...dc5 9.Bc4+/–) 9.Ra8 Qa8 10.d3 Qa2 11.Nd2 (11.Nf3+/–) 11...Nf6? (11...Ba4 12.d4 Bc2 13.Bb5 Kd8 14.Qf3 Ne4 15.Ne4 Qb1 16.Kd2 Be4 17.Qf7 Qc2 18.Ke3 Qc3 19.Kf4–+) 12.Ngf3 (12.Bf6 gf6 13.d4 Ne6+–) 12...Bg4 13.Be2 Be7 14.0–0 0–0 15.Nd4 Be6+/– 16.f4 d5 17.e5 Nfd7 18.f5 Ne5? 19.fe6 Ne6 20.Ne6 d4 21.Nd4 Bc5 22.N2b3 Bb6 23.Qb1 Qa7 24.Qa1 Qb8 25.Ba5 Ba7 26.Kh1 Rc8 27.Nb5 Nc6 28.Bc3 h6 29.Bg7 Be3 30.Bh8 f6 31.Qf6 Qe5 32.Qg6 Kh8 33.Rf7. Leoni,Carlos – Cole,Adam Doeh, IECC, 1996.

4.ab4 Ra1

5.Ba1 d5 6.Be5 Qe7 (6...Nc6!? 7.Bf4 Bb4+=) 7.Bc3 Nc6 8.e3 (8.b5!? Nb4 9.Nf3+=) 8...Nb4= 9.Nf3 Nc6 10.Bb5 Bd7 11.0–0 Nf6 12.Qe2 Ne4 13.Bc6 Bc6 14.d3 Nc3 15.Nc3 Qf6 (better is 15...Qc5 16.e4 d4=) 16.Ra1?? (better is 16.e4 de4 17.Ne4+/–) 16...Qc3–+ 17.Ra8 Kd7 18.Ng5 (18.Nd4–+) 18...g6?? (better is 18...Bd6 19.Ra7 Ke7–+) 19.Nf7–/+ Rg8 20.Nh6 Bh6 21.Rg8 Qa1 22.Qf1 Qb2 23.h3 Qc2 24.d4 (24.Rh8!? Bg5 25.Rh7 Be7 26.d4+=) 24...Qf5–/+ 25.Rh8 g5 26.Qa1 g4 (better is 26...Bg7!? 27.Rg8 Bf8–/+) 27.hg4 Qg4?? (27...Qg6 28.Qa8 Kd6 29.Rd8 Bd7 30.Qb7 Qg4 31.Qa6 c6 32.Qa3 Ke6 33.Qa7=) 28.Qa8?? (better is 28.Rh7 Bg7 29.Qa8+–) 28...Qd1–/+ 29.Kh2 Qh5 30.Kg1 Qd1 31.Kh2 Qh5 32.Kg1 Qd1 ½–½. Fournier,Frederic (1990) – SamiSalami (2040), Echecs21 (2/0), 2003.

5.Ba1 e4 6.c4 Bb4?? 7.Bg7 e3 8.Nf3 ef2 9.Kf2 +–.

5.Ba1 e4 6.c4 e3 7.Nf3 ef2 8.Kf2 Nf6 9.Qa4 Nc6=+ 10.b5 Ne4 11.Ke1 Nc5 12.Qd1 Nb4 13.d4 Ne4 14.Qa4 Qf6 15.Nbd2 Qf4 16.Ne4= Qe4 17.Kd2 Qb1 18.g4 Bd6=+ 19.e3 0–0 20.Rg1 Re8 21.c5 Qe4 22.Qb3 Bf4 23.Ne5 Be3 24.Qe3 Qc2 25.Ke1 d6 26.cd6 cd6 27.Be2 de5 28.de5 Rd8 29.Kf1 Be6 30.Bc3 Nd5 31.Qg5 Rc8 32.Ba5 Qe4 33.Qd2 Nf4 34.Kf2 Nh3 35.Kf1 Bd5 36.Bb6 Ng1 37.Bd1 Nf3 38.Bf3 Qf3 39.Ke1 Rc3 (40.Qd1 Qe4 41.Kf1 Qh1 42.Ke2 Bc4 43.Qd3 Bd3 44.Ke3 Qe4 45.Kf2 Rc2 46.Kg3 Rg2 47.Kh4 Qg4#) 0–1. Luzuriaga,Norberto Horacio (2350) – Lundgren,Per, corr ICCF W–Cup12 Gr081, 2000.

5.Ba1 e4 6.c4 Nf6 7.b5 b6 8.Qa4= Bb7 9.Bf6 gf6 10.f3 Rg8 11.fe4 Be4 12.Nc3 Bg2 13.Bg2 Rg2 14.c5 Be7 15.cb6+= c6 16.Qd4+/– cb5 17.Nb5 Nc6 18.Nc7 Kf8 19.Qe4 Rg6 20.Nf3 Bc5 21.Qb1 Qb8 22.Nd5 Qd6 23.Qa2 Rg2 24.Rf1 Qe6 25.Qc4 Kg7 26.Nh4 Rh2 27.Nf5+– Kh8 28.Qg4 Bf8 29.Rg1 Re2 30.Kd1 Rd2 31.Kc1 Ba3 32.Kd2 Qd5 33.Ke1 Bb4 34.Kf1 Qd3 35.Kg2 Bf8 36.Kh1 Qd5 37.Rg2 Qg2 38.Kg2 Na5 39.Ng3 Bc5 40.Nh5 Bf8 41.Qd7 Be7 42.Qe8 Bf8 43.Qf8# 1–0. COMP – COMP, 2001.

5.Ba1 f6 6.Bc3 =+.

5.Ba1 Nf6 6.Be5= Bb4 7.e3 Nc6 8.Bc3 d5 9.Bb4 Nb4=+ 10.Bb5 c6 11.c3 Qa5 12.Be2= Na6 13.Nf3 0–0 14.0–0 Bg4 15.d4 Nc7 16.Ne5 Be2 17.Qe2 Ra8 18.c4 c5 19.cd5 Ncd5 20.Qb2 (20.e4 Nc7 21.d5 Qb4=+). Sandeman_be – Neinsah, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

5.Ba1 Bb4

6.c3 Ba5 7.e3 Nf6 8.Nf3 Qe7 9.Be2 c6 10.0–0 d5 11.d3 Nbd7 12.Re1 0–0 13.Nbd2 Bc7 14.c4 e4 15.Ng5 h6–+ 16.Nh3 Nc5 17.Nf4–/+ Bf4 18.ef4 e3 19.Nf1 ef2 20.Kf2 Re8 21.Bd4? Bg4! 22.Ng3 h5 23.h3 Be2 24.Re2=+ Qd6 25.Re8 Ne8–/+ 26.Be5 Qe6 27.Nh5 f6 28.Bd4= b6 29.Bc5 bc5 30.Qe2 Kf7 31.g4 g6 32.Qe6 Ke6 33.Ke3?? gh5–+ 34.g5 fg5 35.fg5 Kf5 36.d4 cd4 37.Kd4 dc4 38.Kc4 Kg5 (39.Kc5 Kh4–+) 0–1. FelixFri – babyl, ChessWorld.net, 2008.

6.c3 Ba5 7.e4 Nf6 8.Nf3 0–0 9.Ne5 Qe7 10.Nf3 Qe4 –+.

6.c3 Ba5 7.Nf3 d6 8.e4 Nf6 9.Bc4 Ne4 10.Qa4 c6 –/+.

6.c3 Be7 A) 7.e4–/+ Nf6 8.d4 Ne4 9.f3 Ng5 10.de5 Ne6–+; B) 7.Qa4 c6 8.c4 d6 9.d4 Qb6 10.Nd2 ed4–/+.

6.Be5 Nf6

7.c3 Ba5 8.Qa4 Nc6 9.Bg3 0–0 10.e3 d6 11.Bb5 Bb6 12.Bc6 bc6–/+ 13.Qc6? Ba6 14.Ne2? Bd3–+ 15.Na3 Be4 16.0–0?? Bc6 0–1. Enrique (2160) – CrAzYcArPeT (2160), Live Game Caissa's Web, 2006.

7.c3 Be7 8.d4 d5 9.Bf6 Bf6 10.e3 0–0 =.

7.c3 Be7 8.Nf3 Nc6 9.Bf6 Bf6 10.Na3 d5=+ 11.d4 0–0 12.Qb3 Na5 13.Qb4 c5 14.Qc5?? Be7–+ 15.Qb5 Ba3 16.Qa4 Qb6 17.Qa3 Qb1 18.Kd2 Nc4. thewidower – JF_, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

7.Nc3 Nc6 8.Bf6 Qf6 9.Nd5= Qf5 10.c4 Ba5 11.Nf3 0–0 12.e3 =.

7.Nc3 d6 8.Bd4 0–0 9.Na2 Ba5 10.e3 Nc6 11.Bc3 Be6 12.Ba5 =+. tata (2000) – yannigator (2080), net–chess.com, 2008.

7.e3 0–0 8.c3 Be7 9.d4 d6 10.Bg3 Be6 11.Bd3 c5 12.Ne2 c4 13.Bc2 d5 14.Nf4 b5 15.Bh4 Bg4 16.f3 Be6 17.e4 de4 18.Bf6= ef3?? 19.Ne6+– fg2 20.Rg1 fe6 21.Be7 Qe7 22.Qh5 g6 23.Rg2+– Qf6 24.Nd2 Kg7 25.Qe5 Kh6?? 26.Rg3 (26...Qe5 27.de5+–; better is 26.Qb5 Qf4 27.Qc4+–) 1–0. Kerner – Hermann, corr (year?).

7.e3 Nc6 8.Bb2 0–0 9.Nf3 Re8 10.Be2 d5 11.0–0 Qe7 12.d3 Bd7 13.Nbd2 Ng4 14.Nb3 Bd6 15.Qa1 f6 16.Nbd4 Nd4 17.Bd4 c5 18.Bb2 d4 19.e4 f5 20.h3 fe4 21.de4 Ne5 22.Nh2 Ng6 23.Bc4 Kh8 24.Re1 Nh4 25.g3 Ng6 26.Bf1=+ Qg5 27.Bc1 Qh5 28.Qa7 Bh3–/+ 29.Qb7 Bf1 30.Nf1 Ne5 31.Nh2 Nf3 32.Nf3 Qf3 33.Bf4 Rf8 34.Qb3 Qb3 35.cb3 Bf4 36.gf4 Rf4 37.Rc1 Re4 38.b4 h6 39.bc5 Re7 40.Rd1 Rc7 41.Rd4 Rc5 42.Kg2 Rg5 43.Kh3 Kh7 44.f4 Rg1 45.Rd6 h5 46.Kh4 g6–+ 47.Rd7 Kh6 48.Kh3 Ra1 49.Kg3 Ra4 50.Rb7 Ra5 51.Rc7 Ra3 52.Kh4 Rd3 53.Ra7 Rc3 54.Rb7 Rf3 55.Rf7 Rf2 56.Kg3 Rf1 57.Ra7 Rg1 58.Kh3 Rb1 59.Kg3 Rb3 60.Kh4 Rb4 61.Kg3 Rb8 62.Rc7 Rf8 63.Ra7 Rg8 64.Kh4 Rf8 65.Kg3 Rc8 66.Rb7 Ra8 67.Rc7 Rh8 68.Kh4 Rb8 69.Kg3 Rb4 70.Ra7 Rb3 71.Kh4 Rb1 72.Kg3 Rg1 73.Kh3 Rd1 74.Kg3 Rd4 75.Rb7 Ra4 76.Rc7 Ra8 77.Rb7 Rf8 78.Ra7 Rf5 79.Rb7 Rc5 80.Ra7 Rc1 81.Rb7 Rg1 82.Kh3 ½–½. Welling – Boey, Liege op, 1981.

7.e3 Nc6 8.Bc3 Bc3 9.Nc3 0–0 =.

7.e3 d5 8.Nf3 0–0 9.Be2 Nc6 10.Bg3 Re8 =+.

7.e4 Nc6 8.Bf6 Qf6 9.c3 Ba5 10.Ne2 0–0 =+.

7.Nf3 0–0 8.Nc3 Ng4 9.Nd5 Ne5 10.Ne5 Bd6 =+.

7.Nf3 Nc6 8.Bb2 0–0 9.e3 d5 10.Bd3 Ne4 11.Nc3 f5 12.Ne2 Bd6 13.c4? Nb4–/+ 14.Qb3?? Nc5–+ 15.Qc3 Nbd3 16.Kf1 Nb2 17.Qb2 dc4 18.g3 f4 19.ef4 Bh3 20.Kg1 h6 21.Qd4 b5 22.Qd5 Be6 23.Qh5 c6 24.Ne5 Be5 25.Qe5 Bd5 26.Nd4 Re8 27.Qf5 Re1# 0–1. Van der Linden,Arie – Fuhs,Juergen (2170), Kleve op, 2001.

7.Nf3 Nc6 8.Bf4 0–0 9.e3 d5 10.Be2 Re8 11.0–0 Bd6 12.Bg5 Be7 13.Nc3 h6 14.Bh4 Ne4 15.Be7 Re7 16.Ne4 de4 17.Ne1 Rd7 18.d4 ed3 19.cd3 Ne5 20.Qb3 c5 21.f4 Nc6 22.Nc2 Re7 23.Rf2 Qa5 (23...Bf5 24.g4 Be6 25.Qb2+=) 24.f5 c4 25.Qc4 Bf5 26.Qf4 Bg6 27.e4 Qc5 28.Bf1 Nd4 29.Nd4 Qd4 30.g3 Re5 31.Kg2 b5 32.Qd2 f5 33.ef5 Bf5 34.Rf4 Qd5 35.Kg1 Bd7 36.Qg2 Qe6 37.d4 Bc6 38.Qf2 Re1 39.Rf8 Kh7 40.Qf5 Attacking the isolated pawn on b5 (40.Qc2 Be4 41.Qd2 Ra1=) 40...Qf5 41.Rf5 Bd7 42.Re5 Re5 43.de5 Kg6 44.Kf2 Bc6 (44...b4 45.Ke3=) 45.Ke3+= Kf5 46.Kd4 Ke6 47.Bh3 Ke7 ½–½. Frontini,Yuri Diego (2055) – Granaldi,Alessandro (1995), Campobasso op, 2006. (=1.a3 e5 2.b4 a5 3.Bb2 ab4 4.ab4 Ra1 5.Ba1 Bb4 6.Be5 Nf6)

5.Ba1 d6

6.e3 Nf6 7.Nf3 Be7 8.d3 0–0 9.Be2 Nbd7 10.c4 Re8 11.0–0 Nf8 12.Nc3 Ng6 13.Qc2 c6 14.b5 Bf5 15.e4 Bg4 16.h3 Bd7 17.Rb1 Nf4 18.Bf1 N6h5 19.bc6 Bc6 (better is 19...bc6 20.Na4 c5=) 20.Rb7?? (better is 20.Nd5+=) 20...g5 (better is 20...Bb7 21.g3 Ng6–+) 21.Qa4?? (better is 21.Ra7+–) 21...Bf8 (better is 21...Ba4 22.Na4 Qa5 23.Be5 de5–+) 22.Qa7 (22.Qa7 Bb7 23.Qb7=) 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (2045) – luman22 (1945), Active, 2002.

6.Nf3 Bg4 7.e3 Nf6 8.Be2 Be7 9.c4 Nc6 (9...e4 10.Nd4 Be2 11.Qe2=) 10.b5= Na5 11.d3 b6 12.0–0 0–0 13.Nbd2 h6 14.h3 Bc8 15.Bc3 Nb7 16.d4 (16.Qc2 Bf5+=) 16...e4= 17.Nh2 Bf5 18.Bg4 Ng4 19.Ng4 Bg5 20.Re1 h5 21.Nh2 d5 (21...h4 22.Qc2+=) 22.cd5 (22.Qh5 g6 23.Qe2 Qd7+/–) 22...Qd5+= 23.Qb3 (better is 23.Qh5 Be7 24.Rb1+=) 23...Qb3–/+ 24.Nb3 Nd6 25.Bb4 Rd8 26.Rf1? (better is 26.Bd6 cd6 27.d5+=) 26...Nb5–+ 27.Rc1 Rc8 28.Nf1 Be6 29.Nfd2 g6 30.f4?? Bd8 31.Kf2 Bd5 32.Nc4 Ra8 33.Nbd2 Ra2 34.Ne5 Kg7 35.g4 Bh4 36.Ke2 hg4 37.hg4 f6 38.Nc6 g5 39.f5 Na3 40.Ne7 c6 41.Nd5+/– cd5 42.Rc7 Kg8 43.Ra7 Ra1 44.Nb3 Re1?? 45.Be1+– (45.Be1 Nb5 46.Rb7 Be1 47.Rb6+–) 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (2090) – nano6515 (1880), Echecs21, 2003.

6.e3 Be6

7.c4 Nf6 8.Nf3 Nbd7 9.Be2 Be7 10.0–0 0–0 11.Nc3 Nb6 12.d3 Qd7 13.Qb3 Ra8 14.b5 Ng4 15.Bb2 h6 16.Ra1 Ra1 17.Ba1 Qd8 18.Bb2 Bh4 19.g3 Be7 20.Na4 Nd7 21.d4 Qa8 22.de5 Nde5 23.Ne5 Ne5 24.Nc5 (24.b6!?=) 24...Bc4+= (worse is 24...dc5 25.Be5 Bd6 26.Qb2+=) 25.Bc4 Nc4 26.Qc4 dc5 27.Qg4 Qf8 28.Be5 Bd6 29.Bd6 cd6 30.Qd7 b6 31.Qc7 g6 32.Qb6 f5 (32...Qe8 33.Qc6 (33.Qd6?! Qb5 34.Qd8 Kg7=) 33...Kf8 34.Qd6 Qe7 35.Qc6+–) 33.Qc6 Qb8?? (better is 33...f4 34.gf4 Qf5 35.Qd6 c4+–) 34.b6 c4 (34...g5 35.Qc7 Qa8 36.b7+–) 35.b7 1–0. Fournier,Frederic – Mephisto Mondial, Match Active, 1999.

7.c4 Nf6 8.Nf3 Nbd7 9.Be2 Be7 10.0–0 0–0 11.Nc3 Nb6 12.d3 Qd7 13.Qc2 Ra8 14.Bb2 Ng4 15.b5 h6 16.Ra1 Ra1 17.Ba1 c6 18.Na4 (18.bc6 bc6 19.c5 dc5+=) 18...Na4= 19.Qa4 cb5 20.Qb5 Qb5 21.cb5 Bd7 (21...f5 22.Nd2=) 22.d4 (22.Nd2 f5 23.d4 e4+=) 22...e4 23.Nd2 d5 24.Bc3 Bd6 25.h3 Nf6 26.Nb3 b6 27.Na1 g5 28.Nc2 Kg7 29.Bb4 Ne8 30.g4 Kf6 31.Kg2 Ke7 32.f3 f5 (32...ef3 33.Kf3 f5 34.Bd6 Kd6 35.Kg3+=) 33.Bd6= Kd6 34.Kg3 (better is 34.fe4!? fe4 35.Kg3=) 34...ef3–/+ 35.Kf3 Nf6 36.gf5 (better is 36.Kg3!?–/+) 36...Bf5–+ 37.Ne1 Bh3 38.Nd3 (38.Bd3–+) 38...Bg4 39.Kf2 Ne4 40.Kf1 Ng3 (40...Ng3 41.Kf2 Ne2–+) 0–1. Fournier,Frederic – Mephisto Mondial, Match Active, 1999.

7.Nf3 Nf6 8.c4 Nbd7 9.d4 Be7 10.Nbd2 0–0 11.Be2 c6 12.0–0 e4 13.Ng5 Bf5 14.f3 ef3 15.Bf3 (worse is 15.Ndf3 Ng4 16.e4 Bg5 17.ef5 Be3 18.Kh1 Nf2 19.Rf2 Bf2–+; 15.Rf3?! Bg4 16.Rf1 Be2 17.Qe2 d5=; 15.Ngf3?! Re8=) 15...Ne8 (15...d5 16.Qb3=) 16.Be4 (better is 16.Nge4!?+=) 16...Bg5+= 17.Bf5 Be3 18.Kh1 Nef6 19.Ne4 Ne4 20.Be4 Nf6 21.Bc2 d5 22.Qd3 Re8 23.c5 Qc7 24.Rf6 gf6 25.Qh7 Kf8 26.Bg6?? (better is 26.g3–/+) 26...fg6–+ 27.Qc7 Bf4!! (27...Bf4 28.Qd6 Bd6–+) 0–1. Fournier,Frederic – Mephisto Mondial, Match Active, 1999.

7.Nf3 Nf6 8.c4 Nbd7 9.d4 Be7 10.d5 Bf5 11.Nc3 0–0 12.Nh4 Bg4 13.Be2 (13.f3!? Ne8 14.fg4 Bh4 15.g3=) 13...Be2+= 14.Qe2 Nd5 15.Nd5 (15.Nd5 Bh4 Discovered attack; 15.cd5 Bh4 Discovered attack) 15...Bh4 16.0–0 c6 17.Nc3 Nb6 18.Rd1 Qe7 19.Ne4 d5 20.cd5 Nd5 21.Qb2 (21.b5 Rd8–/+) 21...f5–/+ (worse is 21...Nb4 22.Nd6 Nd5 23.Nf5=) 22.Nc5 e4 23.Ne6 (23.Qb3!?–/+) 23...Bf6–+ 24.Nd4 Be5 (24...Qb4 25.Qa2–+) 25.b5–/+ Qd6 26.g3? (better is 26.bc6 bc6 27.h3–/+) 26…c5 0–1. Fournier,Frederic – Mephisto Mondial, Match Active, 1999.

7.Nf3 Nf6 8.c4 Nbd7 9.d4 Be7 10.d5 Bf5 11.Be2 c6 12.dc6 bc6 13.0–0 0–0 14.Nbd2 Qb6 15.Bc3 Ra8 16.Qb3 Qb7 17.b5 Nc5 18.Qb2 Na4 19.Qb3 Nc3 20.Qc3 cb5 21.cb5 Rb8 22.Qc6 Bd7 23.Qb7 Rb7 Attacks the isolani on b5 24.Rb1 e4 (24...Nd5 25.Ne4=) 25.Nd4+= d5 26.Nc6 Bd6 27.h3 Rb6 28.Rc1 g6 29.Nb3 Ba3 30.Rc3 Bf8 31.Nbd4 Bd6 32.Rc1 Kf8 33.Ra1 h5 34.Ra8 Kg7 35.Ra7 Kf8 36.Ra8 Kg7 37.Ra6 Bc7 38.Ra7 Bd6 39.Ra6 Bc7 40.Ra7 ½–½. Fournier,Frederic – Mephisto Mondial, Match Active, 1999.

4.Be5 ba3

5.Ra2 Nc6 –/+.

5.Ra3 Ra3 6.Na3 f6 7.Bb2 Ba3 8.Ba3 b6 9.e4 d6 10.Bc4 Ne7 11.Qh5 Ng6 12.Ne2 Bb7 13.0–0 Nd7 14.Nf4 Nde5 15.d4 Be4 16.de5 fe5 17.Re1 Bc2 18.Ng6 Bg6 19.Re5 Kd7 20.Qg4 Kc6 21.Bd5 (21...Kb5 22.Qb4 Ka6 23.Qa4) 1–0. smoothmovermovesagain – SIRMO, ChessWorld.net, 2006.

5.Ra3 Ba3 6.Bg7 Bb2 7.c3 += (< 7.Bb2 Nf6=+).

5.Na3 Ra3 6.Ra3.

5.Na3 Nc6 6.Nb5 Ne5 7.Ra8+– Nc6 8.Nf3 Nf6 9.e3 Nd5 10.Be2 Nb6 11.Ra1 Be7 12.0–0 0–0 13.c4 d5 14.cd5 Nd5 15.Na7 Na7 16.Ra7 Bf5 17.Rb7 Be4 18.Ra7 Bd6 19.Qb3 Nb4 20.d3 Nd3 21.Bd3 Bf3?? 22.gf3 Qg5 23.Kh1 Qh5 24.f4 Qf3 ½–½. Windelboe,Werner – Jensen,Vagn (2250), Aarhus op, 1994.

5.Na3 f6 6.Bc7!? Qc7 7.Nb5 Ra1 (7...Qc6 8.Ra8 Qb5 9.Rb8 Ne7+–) 8.Nc7 Kd8 9.Qa1 Kc7 10.e4 Ne7 11.Qc3 Nbc6 12.Bc4 Ng6 13.Ne2 Bb4 14.Qe3 Nge5 15.Bb3 b6 16.c3 Bc5 (16...Bd6 17.d4 Ng6 18.Bc4+–) 17.d4 Ng4 (17...d6 18.dc5 dc5 19.Qg3+–) 18.Qg3 Bd6 19.Qg4 h5 20.Qg7 Rd8 21.Qf6 Na5 22.Bd5 Ba6 23.Qh6 Nc4 24.Qh5 b5 25.Bc4 bc4 26.Qa5 1–0. orane (2110) – cookboy50, Live Game Caissa's Web, 2004.

5.Na3 Nf6? 6.Bc7!+– Qc7 7.Nb5 Qb6 8.Ra8 Qb5 9.Rb8 Kd8 (9...Qc5 10.e3+–) 10.Ra8 Qf5 (10...Bc5 11.e3 Qb2 12.Nh3+–) 11.e3 1–0. bollewillem (2235) – marinscrofan (1740), gameknot.com, 2014.

5.Nc3 Nc6 6.Bf4 –/+.

5.Nc3 Qg5 6.Bg3 (6.Bc7!? Qc5 7.Bf4=) 6...Bb4 7.f4 Qf6 (better is 7...Qa5!? 8.Na2 Bc5–+) 8.Nd5+= Bd2 (better is 8...Qd6 9.e4 f5+=) 9.Kd2+/– Qd4 10.Ke1 Qd1 11.Rd1 Kd8 12.f5 a2?? (12...d6 13.e4+/–) 13.Ra1 (better is 13.Bc7 Ke8 14.Ra1+–) 13...d6+/– 14.Nc3?? (better is 14.e4+/–) 14...Bf5= 15.e4 Be6 16.Nf3 Nc6 17.Nd2 Nd4 18.Kd1 Bg4 (18...Ra3 19.Bf2 Nc6+= (19...Rc3?? 20.Bd4 Nf6 21.Bc3+–)) 19.Kc1+= Ra3 (19...Be6 20.Kb2+=) 20.Na2 h5 21.Kb2 Ra5 22.Nc4 Rb5 23.Kc3 Ne6 (better is 23...Ne2 24.Be2 Be2 25.Bd6 Rg5+–) 24.h3 Nf6 25.hg4?? (better is 25.Nd2 Ng5 26.Bb5 Nge4 27.Ne4 Ne4 28.Kd4 Ng3 29.hg4 Nh1 30.Nc3 (worse is 30.Rh1 h4+–) 30...c5 31.Kd5+–) 25...Ng4?? (better is 25...Ne4 26.Kd3 Ng3=) 26.Nb4+– c5 27.Nd3 Nf6 28.Nd6 Ne4 29.Ne4 Ke7 30.Bd6 Ke8 31.Ra8 Nd8 32.Bc7 Ke7 33.Ndc5 h4 34.Bb5 Rh5 35.Bd8 Kf8 36.Bh4 1–0. jo3977 – karlsdad, ChessWorld.net, 2012.

4.Be5 Nf6

5.ab4 Ra1 6.Ba1 Bb4 7.Nf3 0–0 8.e3 d5 9.Be2 Bf5 (9...Re8 10.c4=) 10.0–0 Nbd7 (10...Re8 11.Nc3=) 11.Bc3 Bd6 12.Nd4 Bg6 13.d3 (13.f4 h6=) 13...c6 14.Nd2 Qc7 15.f4 h6 16.N2f3 (16.Qe1 b5=) 16...Re8 17.Bd2 Bh7 18.Nh4 Ra8 19.g4 (19.Bc3 b5=) 19...Ne8 20.Nhf5 Bf8 21.Qe1 (21.Bf3 Bc5+=) 21...b5 22.Bf3 Nd6 23.Ng3 Qb6 24.g5 hg5 25.fg5 Ne5 26.Bg2 Re8 27.h4 (27.Qf2 b4=) 27...b4 (27...c5 28.Ndf5 Nf5 29.Nf5+=) 28.Bb4= c5 29.Ba5 Qb7 (29...Qb2 30.Bc3 Qa2 31.Nde2+=) 30.Nde2 (30.Ndf5 c4+=) 30...c4 (30...Ng4 31.Bd2 Ne3 32.Be3 Re3 33.Qf2+/–) 31.h5 (31.Nf4 cd3 32.Nd5 Qc8 33.cd3 Nd3=) 31...cd3 32.Nf4 dc2 (better is 32...Qb5!? 33.g6 fg6 34.Nd5 Rc8=) 33.g6+/– Kh8 (33...Ne4 34.gh7 Kh7 35.Nd5+/–) 34.gh7 Ndc4 35.h6 (35.Bd2 Ba3 36.h6 gh6+/–) 35...Nd3+= 36.Nd3 Re3 37.Qf2 (37.Ne2 Rd3 38.Bd8 Qa7 (38...gh6 39.Qf2 Bg7 40.Nc1–/+; 38...Kh7 39.hg7 Bg7 40.Qh4 Kg8 41.Qg5 Qa7 42.Kh2–+) 39.Kh2 Re3=) 37...Rd3 38.Bd8 Rd2 (better is 38...Ne3!? 39.hg7 Bg7–/+) 39.Ne2= Rd1 40.hg7 Bg7 41.Bf6 (better is 41.Bg5!?=) 41...Qb6–/+ 42.Bg7 Kg7 43.Qb6 Nb6 44.Kh2 Kh7 (44...Rf1!? 45.Bf1 Nc4–/+) 45.Rf7–/+ Kg6 46.Rc7 Rd2 ½–½. Cirulis,Ilmars (1930) – Nichols,Scott (2265), FICGS, 2016.

5.Nf3 ba3=+ 6.Bb2 a2 7.Nc3 d5 8.e3 =.

5.Nf3 ba3=+ 6.Bb2 a2 7.Nc3 Qe7 8.e3 (8.Ra2 Ra2 9.Na2 d5=) 8...Qe6 (8...d5 9.Be2=) 9.Nd4 (9.Nb5 Kd8=) 9...Qb6 10.Qc1 (10.Nb3 d5=) 10...c5 11.Nf3 d5 12.Na2 (12.Ra2 Ra2 13.Na2 Be7=) 12...d4 (12...Be7 13.Be2=) 13.Bc4 Be6 14.Be6 Qe6 15.Qb1 Be7 16.0–0 de3 17.fe3 0–0 18.Nc1 (18.Nc3 Nc6=) 18...Ra1 (18...Na6 19.Nd3=) 19.Ba1 Qa6 ½–½. MickeyMouse – shaip, ChessWorld.net, 2002.

5.Nf3 Nc6 6.ab4= Ra1 7.Ba1 Bb4 (7...Nb4 8.e3=) 8.e4 (8.e3 0–0=) 8...Ne4 (8...0–0 9.e5 Ne4 10.Bd3=+) 9.Bg7= Rg8 (9...Qe7 10.Qe2 Rg8 11.Bh6=) 10.Bb2 (10.Bh6 d5=) 10...Qe7 11.Qe2 Ng5 (11...d5 12.c3 Bd6 13.d3=+) 12.Qe7 Ke7 13.Ng5 Rg5 14.f4 (14.c3 Bd6=) 14...Rg6 (14...Ra5 15.Bd3 h5 16.Kd1=) 15.Nc3 (15.f5 Rg5 16.f6 Ke6=) 15...Bc3 16.Bc3 d5 17.Kd1 (17.d4 Bf5 18.Kd2 b5=) 17...Bf5 18.Rg1 Kd6 (18...Re6 19.g4 Be4 20.Bg2=) 19.Be2 (19.d4 Be4=) 19...Bg4 (19...Be4 20.g3=) 20.Bg4 (20.Re1 d4 21.Bb2 Be2 22.Re2 h5=) 20...Rg4 21.g3 d4 22.Bb2 Rg8 23.Rf1 Kd5=+ 24.Rf3 Na5 25.Ra3 Nc4 26.Rb3 Nb2 27.Rb2= b6 28.Rb5 Kc4 29.Rf5 Rg7 30.Ke2 h6 31.Rf6+/– c5 32.Rb6 Rh7 33.d3 Kd5 34.g4 h5 35.g5+– Rh8 36.Rh6 Re8 37.Kf2 c4 38.Rh5 Kc5 39.g6 Kb4 40.gf7 Rf8 41.Rf5 Kc3 42.dc4 Kc2 43.c5 d3 44.c6 d2 45.Rc5 Kd3 46.Rd5 Kc3 47.c7 (47...Rc8 48.h4+–) 1–0. Ventimiglia,Charles – Edwards,Bevan, IECG, 1998.

5.Nf3 d5 6.ab4 Ra1 7.Ba1 Bb4 8.c4 =.

5.Nf3 d5 6.ab4 Ra1 7.Ba1 Bb4 8.e3 0–0 9.Be2 Nc6 10.0–0 Bf5 11.Nc3 Qe7 12.Qb1 forfeited 1–0. Bendig,Frank (2380) – Jordaan,Wayne (1750), IECG, 2004. (=1.a3 e5 2.b4 a5 3.Bb2 ab4 4.Be5 Nf6)

3.Bb2= e4

(--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 e4 3.a3 a5).

4.b5 d5 5.e3 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 e4 3.e3 d5 4.a3 a5 5.b5).

4.b5 Nf6 5.c4 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 e4 3.c4 Nf6 4.a3 a5 5.b5).

4.c4 Nf6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 e4 3.c4 Nf6 4.a3 a5).

3.Bb2= f6?!

4.ba5 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.a3 a5 4.ba5).

4.b5 d5 5.d4 ed4 6.Qd4 Bd6 7.Nf3 Ne7 8.Nc3 c5 9.bc6 Nbc6 10.Qd2 0–0 11.Nd5 Be6 12.Nf4 Bc4 13.Rb1 Qc7 14.e3 Bf1 15.Nd5 Nd5 16.Qd5 Kh8 17.Kf1 Rfd8 18.Qe6 Re8 19.Qb3 a4 20.Qc4 Qb6 21.Nd2 Ra5 22.Bc3 Ne5 23.Rb6 Nc4 24.Nc4 Rd5 25.Nd6 Re6 26.Nf7 Kg8 27.Nh6 gh6 28.Re6 Rd1 29.Be1 Ra1 30.Rf6 Ra3 31.Rb6 Ra2 32.c4 a3 33.Rb3 Ra1 34.Rb7 a2 35.Ra7 Kf8 36.Ke2 Ke8 37.Rf1 Kd8 38.Ba5 1–0. marus1 – razobazam, internet, 2001.

4.e4! Adam.

3.b5 a4

4.Bb2 e4 5.c4 Qh4 6.e3 d6 7.Nc3 Nh6 8.Na4 Be6 9.Nc3 Be7 10.g3 Bg4 11.gh4 Bd1 12.Rd1 Nf5 13.Ne4 d5 14.Ng3 Ba3 15.Ra1 Nh4 16.Ba3 dc4 17.Nh5 Rg8 18.Bb2 Ra1 19.Ba1 Kf8 20.Be5 g6 21.Nf6 Rg7 22.Bc7 Ke7 23.Nd5 Ke6 24.Nf4 Kd7 25.Bb8 Rg8 26.Be5 g5 27.Nh5 Rc8 28.Nf6 Ke6 29.Bh3 Ke5 30.Bc8 Kf6 31.Bb7 Ke5 32.Nf3 Nf3 33.Bf3 f5 34.b6 1–0. Crafty 11.13 – ZZZZZz, 2000.

4.Bb2 e4 5.d3 d5 6.de4 de4 7.Qd8 Kd8 8.Nc3 f5 9.0–0–0 Bd7 10.Rd4 c6 11.e3 cb5 12.Bb5 Nf6 13.Ba4 Bc5 14.Rc4 b6 15.Bd7 Nbd7 16.Ra4 Kc7 17.Nb5 Kb7 18.Ra8 Ra8 19.Nh3 Ra5 20.c4 Ra4 21.Kc2 g6 22.Kb3 Ra8 23.Rd1 Be7 24.Bf6 Nc5 25.Ka2 Bf6 26.Rd5 Be7 27.Nf4 Ra4 28.Rd4 Bf6 29.Nd6 Kc6 30.Rd5 Be7 31.Nc8 Bh4 32.g3 Kc7 33.Nd6 Bg5 34.Ne2 Be7 35.Nb5 Kc8 36.Rd4 Ne6 37.Nec3 Ra8 38.Rd1 h6 39.Nd5 Bc5 40.Nb6 Bb6 41.Rd6 Be3 42.Re6 Bf2 43.Rg6 Kd7 44.Rh6 e3 45.Nd4 Rf8 46.c5 Ke7 47.c6 Ke8 48.Rh7 Bg3 49.hg3 Kd8 50.Ne6 Kc8 51.Nf8 e2 52.Ne6 Kb8 53.c7 Kb7 54.Rh1 e1Q 55.Re1. COMP – COMP, 2000.

4.Bb2 e4 5.d3 d5 6.de4 de4 7.Qd8 Kd8 8.Nc3 f5 9.0–0–0 Bd7 10.Rd4 c6 11.e3 cb5 12.Bb5 g6 13.Nb1 Nf6 14.Ra4 Ra4 15.Bf6 Be7 16.Bd7 Nd7 17.Bh8 Ba3 18.Na3 Ra3 19.Ne2 Ra4 20.Rd1 Ke7 21.Bc3 Nb8 22.Nd4 Nc6 1–0. MacChess 4.0 – ZZZZZz, 2000.

4.d4 ed4 5.Qd4 c5 6.Qe5 Qe7 7.Qc7 Qd8 8.Qd8 Kd8 9.e4 Bd6 10.Nf3 f6 11.Bc4 h6 12.Bd2 Ne7 13.Nc3 Bc7 14.0–0–0 d6 15.Bf4 Kd7 16.b6 g5 17.bc7 gf4 18.cb8Q Rb8 19.Nb5 1–0. marekt – arkady08, Internet, 2001.

3.b5 Bc5

4.Bb2 f6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.a3 a5 4.b5 Bc5).

4.Bb2 Nf6 5.e3 d6 6.d4 ed4 7.ed4 A) 7...Ba7 8.Bd3 0–0 9.Ne2 Re8 10.0–0=; B) 7...Qe7 8.Be2 Bb6 9.Nf3 0–0 10.0–0=; C) 7...Bb6 8.Bd3 0–0 9.Ne2 d5 10.0–0=.

4.Bb2 Nf6 5.e3 d6 6.d4 ed4 7.Bd4 Bd4 8.Qd4 0–0 9.Nf3 Nbd7 10.Bd3 Nc5 11.Nbd2 Re8 12.0–0 b6 13.Nb3 Bb7 14.Nc5 dc5 15.Qh4 Bf3 16.gf3 Qd5 17.Qf4 Qd6 18.Qh4 Rad8 19.Rad1 Qe5 20.Bh7! Kf8 21.Be4 g5 22.Qh6 Ke7 23.Rd8 Rd8 ½–½. Blasius,Stefan (1715) – Packroff,Hermann (2250), GER Cup Amateur GrAB 1st, 2000.

4.Bb2 Nf6 5.e3 d6 6.d4 ed4 7.Bd4 A) 7...Bg4 8.Be2 Bd4 9.Qd4 Be2 10.Ne2=; B) 7...0–0 8.Bc5 dc5 9.Qd8 Rd8 10.Nc3=; C) 7...Qe7 8.c3 Bd4 9.cd4 0–0 10.Bd3=; D) 7...Nbd7 8.c3 0–0 9.Nf3 Qe7 10.Bd3=.

4.Bb2 Qh4 5.e3 d6 6.d4 ed4 7.Bd4 Bd4 8.ed4 Bg4 9.Nf3 Qe7 10.Be2 Bf3 11.gf3 Nf6 12.Nc3 a4 13.Qd3 d5 14.0–0–0? (better is 14.Qf5 Qd7 15.Qe5 Kd8 16.Rg1+=) 14...Qa3–+ 15.Kd2 0–0 16.Ra1 Qb4 17.Rhb1 Qd6 18.Na4 Qh2 19.Rh1 Qf2 20.Raf1 Qg3 21.Nc5 Qf4 22.Kc3? (better is 22.Qe3 Qe3 23.Ke3–+) 22...b6 23.Nb3 Re8 24.Qd2 Re3 25.Bd3 c5 26.dc5 (26.bc6 Nc6 27.Qh2–+) 26...bc5 (better is 26...Ra2 27.Rh4 d4 (27...Qh4?! 28.Qe3 bc5 29.Qc5–/+) 28.Nd4 Qh4–+) 27.Nc5 (27.Kb2 c4 28.Bh7 Nh7 29.c3 cb3 30.Ra1 Ra2 31.Ra2 ba2 32.Re1–+) 27...Qc4 28.Kb2 Qa2 29.Kc1 Qa1 0–1. Workman,K – Wilson,Vester, Detroit op, 1990. (=1.a3 e5 2.b4 a5 3.b5 Bc5)

4.e3 d6 5.Bb2 Nf6 6.Nf3 0–0 7.d4 ed4 8.Bd4 Nbd7 9.Be2 Ne4 10.0–0 Re8 11.Nc3 Nc3 12.Bc3 Nf6 13.Bd4 Ne4 14.c3 Bg4 15.Re1 Qe7 16.Qc2 Bh5 (16...d5 17.Bd3 Bf3 18.gf3=) 17.Nd2= Bg6 18.Ne4 Be4 19.Bd3 d5 20.a4 Bd6 21.Be4 de4 22.c4 b6 23.Rac1 Ba3 24.Rcd1 Rad8 25.Ba1 Bb4 26.Rd8 Rd8 (worse is 26...Be1 27.Re8 Qe8 28.c5 bc5 29.Qc5+/–; 26...Qd8?! 27.Rd1 Qe7 28.Rd5=) 27.Rd1 Rd6 28.g3 h5 29.Kg2 h4 30.Rd6 Bd6 31.Qb2 Qg5 32.Qe2 hg3 33.hg3 Qg6 34.Bd4 Qf5 35.Qd1 Qe6 (35...Kh7 36.Qc2+=) 36.Qe2 Qg6 37.Bb2 (37.c5!? bc5 38.Bc3=) 37...Qf5+= 38.Bd4 Kf8 (38...Kh7 39.Qd1+=) 39.Qd1 (better is 39.Qd2 Qf3 40.Kg1=) 39...Qg6 (better is 39...f6+=) 40.c5+/– bc5 (40...Bc5?? 41.Bc5 Ke8 42.Bd4+–) 41.Bc5 Ke7 42.Qc2 f5 (42...Bc5!? 43.Qc5 Kd7 44.Qd5 Ke7+/–) 43.Bd6+– Qd6 ½–½. Logvinov,Kirill (2010) – Denisov,Sergei (2190), FIDE Open, 2013.

4.e3 d6 5.d4= ed4 6.ed4 Ba7 7.Nf3+= Bg4 8.Be2 Nf6 9.0–0 0–0 10.h3 Bf5 11.Nc3+/– Re8 12.Bd3 Bd3 13.Qd3 Nbd7 14.Bf4 Nf8+= 15.Rfe1 Ng6 16.Bg5+/– h6? 17.Re8+– (17...Qe8 18.Bf6 gf6 19.Nd5+–) 1–0. Luzuriaga,Norberto Horacio – Longmore,David, Tigerschachclub, 2001.

4.e3 Qe7 5.Bb2 A) 5...Nf6 6.Nf3 e4 7.d4 Bb6 8.Nfd2=; B) 5...d5 6.Nf3 Bd6 7.c4 Nf6 8.d4=; C) 5...Nh6 6.Nf3 d6 7.Nc3 0–0 8.Be2=; D) 5...d6 6.Be2 Nf6 7.d4 Bb6 8.Nf3=.

4.e3 Qe7 5.c3 A) 5...Bb6 6.Qg4 g6 7.d4 Nf6 8.Qd1=; B) 5...d6 6.d4 Bb6 7.Nf3 e4 8.Nfd2=; C) 5...d5 6.d4 ed4 7.cd4 Bd6 8.Bd3=; D) 5...Nf6 6.d4 Bd6 7.Bc4 e4 8.Nh3=.

4.e3 Qe7 5.Nf3 A) 5...d6 6.Bb2 Nf6 7.Be2 Bb6 8.d4=; B) 5...d5 6.Bb2 Bd6 7.c4 Nf6 8.d4=; C) 5...Nf6 6.Ne5 Qe5 7.d4 Bd4 8.Qd4=; D) 5...Nh6 6.d3 0–0 7.Nc3 Nf5 8.Be2=; E) 5...e4 6.d4 ef3 7.dc5 fg2 8.Bg2=.

4.e3 Qe7 5.Qg4 A) 5...Qf6 6.Nc3 Nh6 7.Qe4 0–0 8.Nd5+/–; B) 5...f6 6.Ne2 Nh6 7.Qa4 d6 8.d4+=; C) 5...g6 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.Qh4 d6 8.Be2=.

4.e3 Ne7 5.Bb2 d6 6.c4 Bf5 7.Nc3 Nd7 8.Nf3 0–0 9.d3 c6 10.d4 ed4 11.Nd4 Bg6 12.Be2 Re8 13.0–0 Nf8 14.Na4 Ba7 15.Bf3 Rc8 16.Qd2 c5 17.Nb3+/– b6 18.Qc3 f6 19.Rfd1 Qc7 20.e4 Rcd8 21.g3 Nd7 22.Bg2 Bh5 23.Re1 Ne5 24.f4 Nd7 25.Qe3 Bf7 26.Nd2 d5+= 27.e5?? d4–/+ 28.Qd3 fe5 29.fe5 Ne5–+ 30.Qf1 Ng4 31.Be4 Bg6 32.Bg6 Ng6 33.Re8 Re8 34.Re1 Ne3 35.Qd3 Qb7 36.Qe2 Rf8 37.Nf1 Re8 38.Bc1?? Qf7?? 39.Ne3 de3 40.Be3 Ne5–/+ 41.Bf4 Nf3!–+ 42.Qf3 Re1 43.Kf2 Re8 44.Qd5–/+ Qd5 45.cd5 Rd8 46.Bc7 Rd5–+ 47.Bb6 Bb6 48.Nb6 Rd4 49.Nc8 Kf7 50.b6 Rd2 51.Kg1? Rb2 52.b7 Ke6 53.Na7 Rb7 54.Nc6 Rb1 55.Kg2 a4 56.Na5 Kd5 57.Kf3 c4 58.Ke3 Rb5 (59.Kd2 Ra5–+) 0–1. Buck,K1 (1805) – Morgner,S (1920), 10th TCh–Euro sen, 2008.

4.Nf3 d6 5.Nc3 Nf6 6.d3 0–0 7.h3 h6 8.Bb2 Nbd7 9.Na4 Ba7 10.e4 Re8 11.c4 Nf8 12.Nc3 Ng6 13.g3 Nh5 (13...Be6 14.d4+=) 14.Nd2= Qf6 (14...Qg5!? 15.Nf3 Qe7=) 15.Qe2 c6 16.a4 (better is 16.Qh5 Qf2 17.Kd1 Qg3 18.Qf3+/–) 16...Nhf4?? (better is 16...Qg5=) 17.gf4+– Nf4 18.Qf3 Re6 19.Qg3 Qe7 20.Nb3 Rg6 21.Qh2 Qh4 22.Nd1 (22.Na5? Ng2 23.Kd2 Qf2 24.Ne2 Be3 25.Kc3 Ra5–+) 22...Be6 (22...cb5!? 23.cb5 Bb6+/–) 23.Na5+– Bb6 (23...cb5 24.ab5 (worse is 24.Nb7 Bc8+–) 24...Bc5 25.Bc3+– (25.Nb7?! Bb4 26.Nc3 Ra1 27.Ba1 Qe7=)) 24.Nb7 cb5 25.c5 dc5 26.Be5 Nd5 27.ab5 Ra1 28.Ba1 Nb4 29.Bb2 c4 30.Qb8 Kh7 31.Qd6 cd3 32.Qb4 Bg4 33.e5 d2 34.Kd2 Bf2 35.Qf4 Be1 36.Kc1 f5 37.ef6 Qh5 38.f7 Bb4 39.Bd3 Bc8 40.Rg1 Qd5 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (2595) – Gnero (2415), Active (5/0), 2004.

4.Bb2 d6

5.e3 Qe7 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.d4 ed4 8.Nd4 0–0 9.Nc3 Nbd7 10.Nf5 Qe6 11.Nd4 Qe7 12.Nb3 (12.Be2 Ne5=) 12...Bb6 (12...a4 13.Nc5 Nc5 14.Bd3=) 13.Na4 Ba7 14.Bd3 Ne5 15.0–0 Nfg4 (15...Re8 16.Be2=) 16.h3 Nf2 17.Rf2= Be3 18.Bd4 Bf2=+ 19.Bf2 Qg5 20.Qc1 Nf3 21.Kh1 Qh5 22.gf3+= Bh3 23.Nd4 Bg4 24.Kg1 Bf3 25.Nf3 Qg4 26.Kh2 Qf3 27.Qe3 Qg4 28.Qh3 Qf4 29.Bg3 Qd2 30.Kh1 f5 31.Rf1 Qe3 32.Bf5+= g6? 33.Bf4 Qd4 34.Qd3 Qd3 35.Bd3 g5 36.Bg5 Rf1 37.Bf1 b6 38.Nc3 Re8 39.Nd5 Re1 40.Kg2 Ra1 41.Bd8 Ra3 42.Bc7 Ra4 43.Nb6 Rg4 44.Kf3 Rg5 45.Bc4 Kh8 46.Nd7 Rf5 47.Ke4 Rf2 48.Bd6 (48...Kg7 49.c3+–) 1–0. Modesto (2660) – Tinker (2345), ICC, 2002.

5.e3 Nf6 6.a4 0–0 7.d4 ed4 8.ed4 Bb6 9.Nf3 Bg4 10.Be2 Nbd7 11.0–0= Re8 12.h3 Bh5 13.Nbd2 Nd5=+ 14.Nc4 Nf4–/+ 15.Ne3 Ne2 16.Qe2=+ d5 17.g4 Bg6–/+ 18.Qd2 c6 19.Ne5 Ne5 20.de5 Qh4 21.Kh2 Bc7 22.f4=+ Be4 23.c4 Rad8 24.Qf2? Qe7 25.Bd4 g5 26.fg5?? Be5 27.Be5–/+ Qe5 28.Qf4 d4 29.Qe5=+ Re5 30.Nf5 Bf5 31.Rf5 Re2 32.Kg3 d3 33.Rd1 d2 34.Rff1 Re4 35.Rf2 Rc4 36.Rfd2 Rd2 37.Rd2 Ra4 38.bc6 bc6 39.Rc2 Ra1 40.Rc6 a4 41.Ra6 a3 42.Kh4 a2 43.Kh5?? Rh1–+ (44.Kh4 a1Q 45.Ra1 Ra1–+) 0–1. blackcrowman – babyl, ChessWorld.net, 2008.

5.e3 Nf6 6.d4 ed4 7.ed4 Bb6 8.Bd3 0–0 9.c4 Bg4 10.Ne2 Re8 =.

5.e3 Nf6 6.d4 ed4 7.ed4 Bb6 8.Bd3 0–0 9.Ne2 d5 10.0–0 Bg4 11.f3 Bh5 12.Nf4 Bg6 13.Ng6+= hg6 14.Nd2 Nbd7 15.f4 Re8 16.Qf3 Nf8 17.f5 g5 18.Rae1 Qd6 19.Qg3 Qg3= 20.hg3 Nh5 21.Kf2 c6 22.Nf3+= Bc7 23.Ne5 f6 24.Be2 Ng3= 25.Kg3 fe5 26.Bh5 e4 27.Kg4=+ Re7 28.bc6 bc6 29.f6 gf6–/+ 30.Rf6 Nh7 31.Rg6 Kh8 32.Bc1 Rf8 33.Bg5 Ng5 34.Kg5 Bf4 35.Kh4 Rh7 36.Rc6= Bd2 37.Re2 e3 38.Kg5 Rg7 39.Bg6 Rf2 40.Rc8 Rg8 41.Rg8 Kg8 42.Bd3 Rf1 43.Kg6 Rf4= 44.c3 Bc3 45.Re3 Bd4 46.Re8 Rf8 47.Re6 Rb8 48.a4 Rb6 49.Bf5 Kf8 50.Kh7 Rb7 51.Kh6 Rb6 52.Kh7 Rb7 53.Kh6 Rb6 (53...Bc3 54.Rc6 d4 55.g4=) ½–½. Poley,Vladimir (2395) – Johansson,Viktoria (2215), Stockholm Sweden Salongernas IM, 2005.

5.e3 Nf6 6.d4 ed4 7.ed4 Bb6 8.Nf3 0–0 9.Be2 Re8 10.0–0 Bf5 11.c4 Nbd7 (11...Ne4 12.Re1=) 12.Nc3 Nf8 13.Qd2 Ng6 14.Rfe1 Qd7 15.Bf1 (15.Rad1 a4+=) 15...h6 (15...Bg4 16.Ng5=) 16.Na4+= Ne4 17.Qd1 (17.Qc2+=) 17...Bg4 (17...Ba7!?=) 18.Nb6 (18.h3 Bf5+=) 18...cb6+= 19.h3 Bh5 20.Re3 (20.d5 f5+=) 20...Nh4 21.Be2 Nf5 22.Rd3 Ng5 23.Ne5 de5 24.Bh5 e4 25.Rd2 e3 26.Re2 ef2 27.Rf2 Ne3 28.Qc1 Qc7 29.Re2 Nc4 30.Rc2 Qg3 31.Rc4 Nh3 32.Kh1 Qh4 33.gh3 Qh3 34.Kg1 Qh5 35.Rc2 Rac8 36.Rc8 Qg4 (36...Qg4 37.Kh1 Rc8–+) 0–1. Cottarelli,Franco (2140) – Herzog,Klaus (2020), corr WS/M/121 ICCF, 2007.

4.e3 d5

5.Bb2 d4 6.Nf3 Qf6 7.ed4 ed4 8.Qe2 Be6 9.Qe5 (9.d3!?+=) 9...Qe5= 10.Ne5 Nd7 (10...Ne7 11.Nf3 Nf5 12.Bd3=) 11.Nf3 0–0–0 12.Bd4 Ngf6 13.Be2 Rhe8 (13...Bf5 14.d3=) 14.Bc5 (14.Nc3 Bf5=) 14...Nc5 15.0–0 Bg4 16.Bd1 Re7 (16...Ne6 17.c3+=) 17.Nc3 Bf3 18.Bf3 Rd2 19.Rac1 g5 20.h3 h5 21.g3 h4 22.gh4 gh4 23.Rfd1 Red7 24.Rd2 Rd2 25.Bg2 (25.Be2 Nce4 26.Ne4 Ne4+=) 25...a4 (25...Ne6 26.Kf1+=) 26.Nb1 (26.Kf1 Rd4=) 26...Re2 (26...Rd4!?+=) 27.Nc3= Rd2 28.Nb1 Rd6 (28...Rd4 29.Re1+=) 29.Nc3= Rd4 30.Nb1 (30.Re1 Rc4 31.Re3 Kd7=) 30...Nfd7 31.c3 Rd6 32.c4 (32.Re1 Nf6+=) 32...f5 (32...Ne5!?–/+) 33.Nc3 Rd4 34.Nd5 Kd8 35.Nb4 (35.Ne3 f4 36.Nf5 Rd3+=) 35...Ne5 (35...Ne4+=) 36.Rc3? (36.Re1!? Nc4 37.Bb7=) 36...Rd1 (36...Rc4 37.Re3 Rc1 38.Kh2–+) 37.Kh2–/+ b6 38.Bd5 Kd7 39.Re3 Kd6 40.Kg2 (40.Re2 f4–/+) 40...Rc1 0–1. Zhukov,Vladimir (1930) – Zerzhalova,Svetlana (1940), Memorial E. Sinitsin, 2010.

5.Bb2 Bd6 6.d4 (6.Nf3 Nd7 7.c4 Ngf6 8.cd5=; 6.c4 Nf6 7.d4 e4 8.Nc3=; 6.Be2 Nf6 7.Nf3 Qe7 8.0–0=+; 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.Nf3 0–0 8.Be2=+; 6.d3 Nf6 7.Nf3 Qe7 8.Be2=+) 6...e4 7.c4 Nf6 8.Nc3 =.

5.Bb2 Nd7 6.d4 (6.c4 Ngf6 7.d4 ed4 8.Bd4=; 6.Nf3 Bd6 7.c4 Ngf6 8.cd5=; 6.Be2 Bd6 7.Nf3 Ngf6 8.0–0=+; 6.Qf3 Ne7 7.Qg3 Ng6 8.h4=+; 6.Qh5 Bd6 7.Nf3 Ngf6 8.Qg5=+) 6...ed4 7.Nf3 Ne7 8.Nd4 =.

5.Bb2 Qe7 6.Nf3 (6.c4 Nf6 7.cd5 Nd5 8.d4=; 6.d4 ed4 7.Bd4 Bd4 8.Qd4=; 6.Be2 Bd6 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.0–0=+; 6.Qf3 e4 7.Qg3 f6 8.Ne2=; 6.Ra2 Nf6 7.Nf3 Bd6 8.Be2=+) 6...Bd6 7.c4 Nf6 8.d4 =.

5.Bb2 f6 6.Be2 (6.Nc3 Ne7 7.d4 ed4 8.ed4=; 6.Nf3 Bg4 7.Be2 Bd6 8.0–0=; 6.d4 ed4 7.ed4 Bd6 8.Bd3=; 6.c4 d4 7.ed4 Bd4 8.Bd4=; 6.Qh5 g6 7.Qd1 Bf5 8.Nf3=) 6...Ne7 7.d4 ed4 8.Bd4 =.

5.c4 Nf6 6.cd5 Nd5 7.Bb2 Qe7 8.Nf3 f6 9.Bc4 Be6 10.Qb3 a4 11.Qc2 Nd7 12.Bd5 Bd5 13.Nc3 Bb3 14.Qe4 0–0–0 15.0–0 Nb6 16.Rfc1 g6 17.d4 ed4 18.Qe7 Be7 19.Nd4 Nc4 (19...Rhe8 20.Rab1+=) 20.Nb3?? (better is 20.Na4 Nb2 21.Nb2+/–) 20...ab3+= (worse is 20...Nb2 21.Rc2 ab3 22.Rb2+=) 21.Na4 Nb2 22.Nb2 Rd2 23.Rcb1? (better is 23.b6 c6 24.Nc4=) 23...Rhd8 24.a4 (24.b6–+) 24...Rc2 25.Nd1 Rdd2?? (better is 25...f5 26.Rb3 Bf6–+) 26.Rb3= Re2 27.g3 Re1 28.Kg2 Bd6 29.Rab1 Be5 30.Kh3 f5 31.b6 c6 32.Kg2 Kd7?? 33.Rd3= Ke6 34.h4 h6 35.Kf3 Ra2 36.Rb4 g5 37.hg5 hg5 38.g4 f4 39.ef4 Bf4 40.Nc3 Ra3 41.Re4 Re4–/+ 42.Ke4 Be5 43.Ne2 Ra4 44.Nd4 Kd6 45.Ke3 Bd4 46.Rd4+= Rd4 47.Kd4 c5 48.Ke4 Kc6? 49.f4+– gf4 50.Kf4 c4 51.g5 c3 52.Ke3 c2 53.Kd2 1–0. combijack (1805) – nicolso (1735), gameknot.com, 2013.

5.d4 ed4 6.ed4 Qf6 7.Be3 Ne7 8.c4 =.

5.d4 Bd6 6.Bb2 e4 7.c4 Nf6 8.Nc3 =.

5.d4 Bd6 6.c4 Nf6 7.c5 Be7 8.de5 =.

5.d4 Bd6 6.de5 Be5 7.Ra2 Nf6 8.Nf3 =.

5.d4 Bd6 6.Nf3 =+.

5.Be2 A) 5...Bd6 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.Nf3 e4 8.Nd4=+; B) 5...Nf6 6.Nf3 Bd6 7.Bb2 e4 8.Nd4=;C) 5...e4 6.d4 Bd6 7.c4 Qg5 8.g3=+.

5.Nf3 A) 5...Bd6 6.c4 e4 7.Nd4 Nf6 8.cd5=; B) 5...Bg4 6.h3 Bf3 7.Qf3 e4 8.Qg4=; C) 5...Nd7 6.c4 dc4 7.Bb2 Bd6 8.Bc4=; D) 5...Qf6 6.d4 e4 7.Nfd2 Bd6 8.c4+=; E) 5...e4 6.d4 Be7 7.Nfd2 Nf6 8.c4=.

4.e3 Nf6

5.Bb2 e4 6.d3 0–0 7.de4 Ne4 8.Qg4 =.

5.c4 0–0 6.d4 ed4 7.ed4 =.

5.c4 d6 6.Bb2 0–0 7.Nf3 =+.

5.c4 d6 6.Bb2 Qe7 7.Nc3 Nbd7 8.Qc2 0–0 9.h3 Re8 10.Nf3 Nf8 11.Be2 Ng6 12.Na4 Ba7 13.d4 ed4 14.Nd4 Ne4 15.Bf3 f5 16.0–0–0 Qf7 17.Be4 fe4=+ 18.b6 Bb8 19.Nb5 Be6 20.Rd4= c6 21.Nd6+= Bd6 22.Rd6 Bc4 23.Nc5 Bd5 24.Rd7 Re7= 25.Re7 Qe7 26.Rd1 Nh4 27.Qc3 Nf5 28.Qe5?? Qc5–+ 29.Kb1 Qf8 30.g4 Nd6 31.Qg3 Nc4 (32.f3 ef3–+) 0–1. Campos Calvo Sotelo,Javier (2115) – Kozarcanin,Sead (2230), It (open) (seniors), 2005.

5.c4 d6 6.Qc2 Qe7 7.Nc3 Nbd7 8.Nf3 0–0 9.Be2 Re8 10.Bb2 h6 11.0–0–0 (11.d4!? Bb6 12.0–0+=) 11...e4 12.Nd4 Nb6 13.Na4 Na4 14.Qa4 b6 15.h3 Nd7 (better is 15...Bd4 16.Bd4 Bb7=) 16.Nf5+– Qg5 17.Ng7 Re7 18.h4 Qg6 (18...Qg2?? 19.Rhg1 Qg1 20.Rg1+–) 19.Bh5 (better is 19.Nh5!? Ne5 20.Nf4+–) 19...Qh7+/– (19...Qg2?? 20.Rhg1 Qg1 21.Rg1+–) 20.g4 (better is 20.Rh3!?+/–) 20...Ne5= 21.Nf5 Nd3 22.Kb1 Bf5 23.gf5 Nb2 24.Rdg1 Kf8 25.Kb2 Qf5 26.Qd1 Re5 27.f4 ef3 28.Bf3 Rae8 29.Bd5 (29.Bc6 Qd3 30.Be8 Qa3 31.Kc2 Qa2 32.Kc3=) 29...Be3?? (29...Qd3 30.Rh2 Qa3 31.Kb1 Rd5 32.cd5+=) 30.Rf1?? (30.de3 Re3 31.Rf1 Qe5 32.Kb1 Re7+–) 30...Bd4?? (better is 30...Bf2+=) 31.Ka2+– Bf2 (31...Rd5?? 32.Rf5 (worse is 32.cd5 Qd3 33.Rf3 Qb5–/+) 32...Rf5 33.Qg4+–) 32.Rf2! Qf2 33.Rf1 Re1? (33...Re2 34.Rf2 Rf2+–) 34.Rf2 Rd1 35.Rf7 Kg8 36.Rf1 Kg7 37.Rd1 Re2 38.Rg1 Kh8 39.Rg2 Re5 40.Kb3 Kh7 41.Kc3 Kh8 42.Rg8 Kh7 43.Rg3 Kh8 44.Rg6 Rh5 (44...Kh7 45.Rf6 Re7 46.h5+–) 45.Rg8 Kh7 46.Rc8 Rh4 47.Rc7 Kg6 48.Rc6 1–0. combijack (1905) – rocksham (1735), gameknot.com, 2013.

5.c4 d6 6.d4 ed4 7.ed4 Bb6 =.

5.c4 Qe7 6.Bb2 d6 7.Nf3 e4 (7...Nbd7 8.Be2+=) 8.Nd4 (8.d4 ef3 9.dc5 fg2 10.Bg2 dc5=) 8...Bd4 (8...0–0 9.Nc3=) 9.Bd4= Nbd7 10.Be2 Ne5 11.0–0 Bf5 (11...Bg4 12.Bg4 Nfg4 13.Be5 Ne5 14.Nc3=) 12.Nc3+= 0–0 13.Nd5 (13.f4 ef3 14.Bf3 A) 14...Nc4?? 15.Be2 Ne3 16.de3+– (16.Be3?! Qe6+–); B) worse is 14...Nf3 15.Qf3 Bc8 16.b6+–; C) 14...Bd3 15.Bb7 Bf1 16.Qf1 Rab8+=) 13...Nd5= 14.cd5 Rfc8 15.Rc1 Nd7 (15...Qg5 16.Kh1=) 16.f4 (16.d3 Ne5 17.de4 Be4+–) 16...f6= 17.Bg4 Bg4 18.Qg4 Nc5 19.Bc5 (19.Rc3 Qf7 20.Bc5 f5+=) 19...dc5 20.Qe6 Qe6 21.de6 b6 22.f5 (22.Rc4 f5–/+) 22...Rd8 23.Rf2 Rd3 24.a4 Rad8 25.Rc4 Rd2 (25...Kf8 26.h3+=) 26.Re4= Rd1 27.Rf1 R1d5 28.g4 (28.Rf3 Rd2=) 28...h6 (28...Re8 29.h4=) 29.Kg2 Re8 30.h4 Kf8 31.Kg3 Ke7 32.Kf4 Rh8 33.Rc1 Rd3 34.Rec4 Rhd8 35.Rg1 Rh8 (35...Rd1 36.Rc1 R1d2 37.g5 fg5 38.hg5+=) 36.Rg3 (36.Rcc1 Rd6=) 36...Rb3 37.e4 Rb4 38.Rgc3 Rd8 39.Kf3 (39.g5!?=) 39...Rd1 40.Ke2 Rd6 (40...Rbb1 41.h5–/+) 41.Kf3 (41.Rc2 Ke8=) 41...Rd1 42.Ke2 Rd6 43.Kf3 ½–½. Campos Calvo Sotelo,Juan (2050) – Ridameya Tatche,JM (1995), 7th Championship de Espana de Ve, 2009.

5.d4 ed4 6.ed4 Qe7 7.Be2 Bb6 =.

5.d4 ed4 6.ed4 Be7 7.Bd3 0–0=+ 8.Nf3 b6 9.0–0 Bb7 10.Re1+= h6 11.c4 c6 12.Nc3 Re8 13.Bf4 Nh5 14.Be3+/– cb5 15.Nb5 d5 16.cd5 Bd5+= 17.Ne5 Nf6 18.Nc3 Bd6 19.Nd5+/– Nd5 20.Nf7 Kf7? 21.Qh5 Kf8 22.Bh6 gh6?? 23.Qh6 Kg8 24.Bh7 Kf7 25.Qg6 Kf8 26.Qg8# 1–0. Luzuriaga,Norberto Horacio – McCarthy,Mike, Orang–Utan Invitational, 2001.

5.d4 ed4 6.ed4 Be7 7.Bd3 d5 8.Nf3 c5 9.dc5 Bc5 10.0–0 0–0 11.Nc3 Be6 12.Na4 Bd6 13.Re1 Nbd7 14.Bb2 Re8 15.h3 h6 16.Qd2 Nh5 17.Rad1 Bf4 18.Qc3 Bd6 19.Qd4 Rc8 20.c4 Nhf6 21.Bf1 b6 22.Bd3 Bf8 23.cd5 Bd5 24.Re8 Qe8 25.Re1 (worse is 25.Nb6 Bc5 26.Re1 Be6 27.Nc8 Bd4 28.Nd4 Nc5–+) 25...Qd8 26.Qe3 Nc5 27.Nc5 Bc5 28.Qf4 Bf3 29.Qf3 Bd4 30.Bc1 Qd5 31.Qd5 Nd5 32.Be4 Nc3 33.Bc6 Rd8 34.g3 Bc5 35.Kg2 Nd1 36.Re2 Nc3 37.Rc2 ½–½. Luzuriaga,Norberto Horacio (2095) – Hnatovsky,Nicholas (2310), CP–2010–P–00025, 2010.

5.d4 ed4 6.ed4 Be7 7.Nf3 0–0 8.Bd3 d5 9.Nbd2 c5 10.dc5 Bc5 11.0–0 Bg4 12.Bb2 Nbd7 13.Rc1 Rc8 14.c4 Nb6 15.h3 Bd7 16.Ng5 Nc4? 17.Nc4 dc4 18.Bc4 Be6?? 19.Ne6+– fe6 20.Be6 Kh8 21.Qd8 Rfd8 22.Bc8 Rc8 23.Bd4 b6 24.Bc5 bc5 25.Rc4 Kg8 26.b6 (26...Nd7 27.Rb1+–) 1–0. Steffens,Olaf (2320) – Krueger,Wolfgang, Schleswig Holstein–ch masters, 1997.

5.Bb2 d6

6.c4 Qe7 7.Nc3 Nbd7 8.Be2 0–0 9.Qc2 Re8 10.Nf3 h6 11.h4 e4 12.Nd4 Nf8 13.0–0–0 Bd4 14.ed4 Bf5 15.f3 Bg6 16.d3 ed3 17.Bd3 Qe3 18.Kb1 Bd3 19.Qd3 Qf2 20.Qd2 White prepares d5 20...Qg3 21.h5 Nh5 22.Ka1 (22.Rh5 Qg6 Double attack (22...Qg6 Decoy)) 22...Qg6 23.Rh4 Nf6 24.d5 N8d7 25.Ka2 Nc5 26.Rdh1 Kh7 (better is 26...Nd3!?–/+) 27.g4= Re5 (27...Nfd7 28.g5 Ne5 29.gh6 Nf3 30.hg7 Kg7 31.Rh7 Kf8 32.Qf4+–) 28.Ne2 Re2 (better is 28...Ree8!?+=) 29.Qe2+/– Re8 30.Qd2 Ng8 31.g5 Qd3 32.Qd3 Nd3 33.Re4 Re4 34.fe4 Nb2 35.Kb2 Kg6 36.gh6 Nh6 37.Kc3 f6 38.Kd4 (better is 38.b6!? cb6 39.Rb1+–) 38...b6+/– 39.Rg1 Kf7 40.Ke3 Ng8 41.Rh1 Ne7 42.Rh8 Ng8 43.Kf4 Kf8 44.Kf5 Kf7 45.Rh7?? (better is 45.Kg4+–) 45...Nh6–+ 46.Kf4 Kg8 47.Rh6 gh6 48.Kg4 Kg7 49.Kh5 a4 50.Kh4 Kg6 51.Kg4 h5 52.Kf4 h4?? (52...Kg7 53.Kf3 Kh6–+) 53.Kg4+= f5 54.ef5?? (better is 54.Kh4 fe4 55.Kg4=) 54...Kf6–+ 55.Kh4 Kf5 56.Kh5 Ke4 57.Kg6 Kd4 58.Kf6 Kc4 59.Ke6 Kb5 60.Kd7 Kc5 61.Kc7 b5 62.Kb7 Kd5 63.Kb6 Kc4 (63...Kc4 64.Ka5 d5–+) 0–1. combijack (1810) – rocksham (1835), gameknot.com, 2009.

6.d4 ed4 7.ed4 Bb6 8.Bd3 =.

6.Be2 Bb6 7.Nf3 e4 8.Nd4 =.

6.Ne2 0–0 7.d4 ed4 8.Nd4 =.

6.Nf3 e4 7.Nd4 0–0 8.Be2 =.

5.Bb2 Qe7

6.c4 0–0 7.Nf3 d6 8.Be2 Nbd7 9.0–0 e4 10.Nd4 Ne5 11.Nb3 Bb6 12.d4 ed3 13.Bd3 Be6 14.Qc2 Nd3 15.Qd3 Nd7 16.N1d2 a4 17.Nd4 Ne5 18.Qc2 Bd7 19.Rac1 Qh4 20.N4f3 Nf3 21.Nf3 Qh5 22.Rfd1 f6 23.Qe4 Rab8 24.Rd5 Qf7 25.Qh4 Bc5 26.Rh5 h6 27.h3 c6 28.g4 cb5 29.cb5 Bb5 30.Nd4 Bd4 31.Bd4 Bc6 32.Bb6 Qe6 33.Qg3 Rbc8 34.Rd1? Qb3–+ 35.Qd6 Qb6 36.Qe6 Kh8 37.Qf5 Rcd8 38.Rb1 Qc7 39.Rc1 Qe7 40.Rc5 Rd1 41.Kh2 Rh1 42.Kg3 Rg1 (43.Kh2 Rg2 44.Kh1 Rf2 45.Rc6 Rf5 46.Rf5 bc6–+) 0–1. Wilk,Adam (2035) – Pinkas,Karol (2370), Katowice op, 1995.

6.d4 ed4 7.Bd4 0–0 8.Nf3 d5 9.Be2 Bf5 10.0–0 Nbd7 11.Bb2 Rad8 12.Nbd2 a4 13.c4 Nb6 14.Qc1 Rfe8 15.Re1 dc4 16.Nc4 Ne4 17.Bd4 Be6 18.Nb6 cb6 19.Bd3 (19.Qb2 f5+=) 19...Bb3 20.Be4 Qe4 21.Bc5 Rc8 (worse is 21...bc5 22.Qc5 Rd3 23.Rac1+=) 22.Nd2 Qe6 23.Nb3 ab3 24.Qb2 bc5 25.Rec1 c4 26.Rab1 h6 27.g3 (27.Rc3 Qd5 28.a4 Ra8+=) 27...Red8 28.Rc3 Ra8 29.Rbc1 Ra4 30.Qe2 Qd5 31.e4 (31.b6 Qe6–/+) 31...Qd2 (31...Qb5 32.Qb2–+) 32.Kf1? (32.Qf1 Rd4 33.e5 Re4–+) 32...b2 (better is 32...Ra3 33.Qd2 Rd2–+) 33.Qd2+= Rd2 34.Rb1 Rd3 35.Rd3 cd3 36.Rb2 Ra3 37.Ke1 Ra4 38.Kd2 Re4 39.Kd3 Re6 40.f4 Kf8 41.Kd4 Ke7 42.Kd5 Kd7 43.h4 Re3 44.Rg2 Rd3 45.Kc4 Re3 46.Kd4 Ra3 47.Kc5 Kc7 48.b6 Kd7 49.Kb4 Rd3 50.Rc2 Rg3 51.Rc7 Kd6 52.Rb7 Kc6 53.Rf7 Kb6 54.Kc4 Kc6 55.Kd4 Kd6 56.Ke4 Ke6 57.Ra7 Kf6 58.Ra6 Kf7 59.h5 ½–½. Fournier,Frederic (1860) – Lemoine,Gilles (2150), FRA Cup (Team) 1T Senlis–ParisEchiquier, 2004.

6.d4 ed4 7.Bd4 Bd4 8.Qd4 d6 =+.

6.Be2 0–0 7.Nf3 e4 8.Nd4 =.

6.Ne2 d5 7.d4 Bd6 8.de5 =.

6.Be5 Qe5 7.d4 Bd4 8.Qd4 =.

6.Nf3 e4 7.d4 Bb6 8.Nfd2 =.

5.d4 Bd6

6.Bb2 e4 7.Bc4 0–0 8.Ne2 =.

6.c4 0–0 7.c5 Be7 8.de5 =.

6.Bc4 0–0 7.Bb2 e4 8.Ne2 =.

6.Nd2 ed4 7.ed4 0–0 8.Bd3 =.

6.Be2 0–0 7.Bb2 e4 8.Nh3 =.

6.Nf3 e4 7.Nfd2 b6 8.Bc4 =.

3.b5 c6

4.c4 Qb6 5.e3 Nf6 6.Bb2 cb5 7.cb5 Qb5?? (better is 7...d6=) 8.Bb5+– Bc5 (8...Nc6 9.Qc2+–) 9.Be5 (better is 9.Qc2 b6 10.d4 Bb7 11.dc5 Bg2 12.cb6 0–0 13.Be5 Bh1 14.Bf6 gf6+–) 9...Ne4 10.Nf3 0–0 11.d4 Bb6 12.0–0 d6 13.Bf4 Bg4 14.h3 Bh5 15.Bd3 Nf6 16.Nbd2 Bc7 17.Qc2 Nc6 18.Rab1 b6 19.Ne4 Ne4 20.Be4 f5 21.Bc6 Rac8 22.Bd5 Bf7 23.Qb3 Rce8 24.Bf7 Rf7 25.Ng5 Ree7 26.Nf7 Rf7 27.Rfc1 Kf8 28.Rc6 h6 29.Rbc1 (29.Rbc1 g6 30.Rc7 Rg7 31.Rc8 Ke7 32.R1c7 Kf6 33.Rf8 Rf7 34.Rff7) 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (1660) – medomo, Active, 2009.

4.c4 d5 5.bc6 bc6 6.cd5 cd5 7.Bb2 Bd6 8.Nf3 f6 (8...Nc6 9.Nc3 Rb8 10.Qc1+=) 9.e3 Ne7 10.Nc3 Be6 11.Be2 0–0 12.0–0 Nbc6 13.Nb5 e4 14.Nd6? (better is 14.Nfd4 Nd4 15.Nd4=) 14...ef3–+ (14...Qd6?! 15.Nd4+=) 15.Bf3 Qd6 16.Qa4 (16.Bc3 Ne5–+) 16...Ne5 17.Be2 Nc4 18.Bc4 dc4 19.Bc3 Rfb8 20.Rab1 Nd5 21.Rb8 Rb8 22.Qa5 Nc3 23.Qc3 Qd3 24.Qa5?? Rb2 25.Qa8 Kf7 26.Qa7 Kg6 27.a4 Rd2 28.a5 Rd1 (28...Rd1 29.h3 Qf1 30.Kh2 Qf2 31.Qc7 Qg1 32.Kg3 Qe3 33.Kh2 Qg1 34.Kg3 Rd3 35.Kh4 Rh3 36.gh3 Qg5) 0–1. Fournier,Frederic (1940) – JuanAntonio49, Active, 2011.

4.c4 d5 5.cd5 cd5 6.d4 Bd6 =.

4.c4 d5 5.Nf3 Bd6 (5...e4!? 6.Nd4 dc4–/+) 6.bc6 bc6 7.cd5 cd5 8.e3 Nf6 9.Bb2 Nbd7 10.Be2 0–0 11.0–0 Qe7 12.Nc3 Re8 13.Rb1 e4 (worse is 13...Ba3 14.Ba3 Qa3 15.Nb5+=) 14.Nd4 Ne5 15.f4 ef3 16.Nf3 Ba6 (16...Bf5 17.Ra1 Nf3 18.Rf3+=) 17.Ba6= Ra6 18.Ne5 Be5 19.Qe2 0–1. Fournier,Frederic – Mataigne,Jean_Michel (2180), It Senlis FRA, 2001.

4.c4 Nf6 5.Bb2 d6 6.e3 cb5 7.cb5 Be6 8.Nc3 Nbd7 9.Nf3 Rc8 10.a4 Nb6 11.Be2 Nc4 12.Bc1 d5 13.Bc4 dc4 14.Ne5 Bd6 15.Nf3 0–0 16.Qc2 h6 17.Bb2 Re8 18.h3 Bb4 19.0–0 Qd3 20.Nd4 Qc2 21.Nc2 Bc3 (better is 21...Bf5!? 22.Rfc1 Red8=) 22.Bc3+/– b6 23.Nd4 Ne4 24.Rfc1 Nc5 25.Rf1 Rcd8 26.f4 Bd5 27.g4 f6 28.Rfb1 Be4 29.Rf1 White prepares the advance f5 29...Bd3 30.Rfe1 Ne4 31.Kg2 Rd7 (worse is 31...Nc3 32.dc3 Be4 33.Kf2+/–) 32.f5 Kf7 33.h4 h5 34.Kf3 hg4 35.Kg4 Rd5 36.Kf4 Nd6 (worse is 36...Nc3 37.dc3 Rde5 38.h5=) 37.Rh1 Nf5 38.Nf5 Rf5 39.Kg3 Re4 40.Rh2 Be2?? (better is 40...Kg6 41.Rf2 Rh5–/+) 41.Re2+– Rh5 42.Rh2 f5 43.Rf1 (better is 43.Bd4 c3 44.dc3 Re6+–) 43...g6 (43...Rg4 44.Kf3 g5+–) 44.Rf4 Rf4 45.ef4 Rh8 (45...Ke8+–) 46.Bh8 (46.Bh8 Ke6 47.Bd4+–) 1–0. combijack (1770) – hebbs2 (1685), gameknot.com, 2012.

4.c4 Qh4 5.e3 Qf6 6.Bb2 d5 7.Nf3 d4 (better is 7...Nd7!?=) 8.ed4+/– e4 9.Ne5 Qf4 10.bc6 bc6 11.Qa4 Ra7 (11...Ne7 12.c5 f6+–) 12.Nc6 (12.c5 Nf6+–) 12...Nc6? (better is 12...Bd7 13.d5 Bc5+=) 13.Qc6+– Bd7 14.Qb6 Qc7 (better is 14...Ra8 15.d5 Rb8+–) 15.Qc7 Rc7 16.Nc3 Rb7 (16...Bf5 17.c5+–) 17.Rb1 (17.0–0–0 Nf6+–) 17...Bd6 (17...Nf6 18.Be2+–) 18.c5 Bf4 19.Ne4 Be6 20.Bd3 Ne7 21.g3 Bc7 22.0–0 Bf5? 23.Bc3 Rb1 24.Rb1 Nc6 25.d5 Ne7 26.d6 Bd8 27.Bg7 Be4 28.Be4 Rg8 29.de7 Bc7 30.Bf6 Kd7 31.Bf5 Ke8 32.c6 Rg3 33.hg3 Bg3 34.Bd7 1–0. Fournier,Frederic – COMP Socker Conny 0.05, France, 2000.

4.bc6 dc6 5.Bb2 f6 6.Nf3 Be6 7.e3 Nd7 8.Be2 h5 9.h3 Nh6 10.0–0 (10.Nh4 Rh7+=) 10...Nf7 11.d3 (11.Nh4 Bd6 12.Bh5 Nb6+=) 11...Bd6 12.Nbd2 Qc7 (12...g5 13.Nh2 g4 14.hg4 hg4 15.Bg4+=) 13.e4 g5 14.c4 (14.Ne1 g4 15.h4 Nf8=) 14...0–0–0 (14...g4 15.hg4 hg4 16.Ne1–/+) 15.Qa4 (better is 15.d4!? g4 16.d5 gf3 17.de6 fe2 18.Qe2= (18.ef7?? ed1Q 19.Rfd1 Nb6–+; 18.ed7?! Qd7 19.Qe2 Ng5=)) 15...Nc5 16.Qc2 g4 17.hg4 hg4 18.Nh2 Qd7 19.g3 Ng5 20.Kg2?? (better is 20.Rfb1–+) 20...Rh2! 21.Kh2 (21.Kh2 Qh7 Mate attack) 21...Qh7 22.Kg1 (22.Kg2 Qh3 23.Kg1 Rh8 24.Be5 Qh2) 22...Rh8 23.f4 (23.Be5 Qh2) 24…Qh2 0–1. Fournier,Frederic – MarouaneS (2005), Partie amicale, 3m + 0s, 2009.

4.e3 d5 5.c4 Be6 6.cd5 cd5 7.Nf3 Nd7 8.Bb2 Bd6 9.Be2 Ngf6 10.Nc3 b6 11.0–0 Rc8 12.Rc1 Ng4 13.h3 h5 14.d3 Nh6 15.e4 d4 16.Nb1 (16.Na4 Rc1 17.Bc1 Nf6=) 16...Nc5+= 17.Nbd2 g5 18.Nc4 f6 (18...Bc4 19.dc4 g4 20.Nd4 ed4 21.Qd4+=) 19.Nd6 (19.Nh2 g4 20.hg4 hg4 21.Ng4 Ng8=) 19...Qd6 20.Nd2 g4 21.Nc4 Qd8 22.h4 Nf7 23.g3 (23.f3 f5 24.g3 gf3 25.Rf3 f4–+) 23...Nd6 24.Nd6 Qd6 25.f4 Ke7 (25...Qd7!?+=) 26.fe5= fe5 27.Qd2 Rcg8 28.Bd1 Qd7 (better is 28...Ke8!?=) 29.a4+/– Nb3? (better is 29...Rc8!?+/–) 30.Bb3+– Bb3 31.Ba3 Kd8 32.Rc6 Ke8 33.Qc1 Be6 34.Rf6 (34.Rf6 Rh7 35.Rfe6 Kd8 36.Red6 Qd6 37.Bd6 Kd7 38.Rc7 Ke8 39.Qc6 Kd8 40.Qa8) 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (1895) – Godart,Michel (1780), FRA Cup (Team) 3T Senlis–SaintQuentin, 2011.

4.e3 d5 5.c4 Nf6 6.Bb2 Bd6 7.d4 e4 (7...ed4 8.Qd4 Nbd7 9.Nf3=) 8.Nc3 0–0 9.c5 Be7 10.Qc2 Bf5 11.Nge2 h6 (11...cb5 12.Ng3 Bd7 13.Bb5=) 12.Ng3 Bg6 (12...Bg4 13.Rb1=) 13.Be2+= cb5 14.Bb5 Nc6 15.Na4 Qc7 (15...Na7 16.Be2+=) 16.Nb6 Rad8 (16...Ra7 17.Qb3+=) 17.Bc3+/– Bd6 (17...h5 18.Qa4+/–) 18.Rb1 (worse is 18.cd6 Qb6 19.Rb1 Rd6=) 18...Bg3 19.hg3 Ng4 20.Qa2 Ne7 (20...Nf6 21.Qd2+/–) 21.Ba5+– Nc6 22.Bc3 Ne7 23.a4 Nf6 24.a5 Nf5 (24...Bf5 25.a6 ba6 26.Qa6+–) 25.a6 ba6 26.Ba6 Ng3? (better is 26...Rb8+–) 27.fg3 Qg3 (27...Ng4 28.Qe2 (28.Nd5?! Qg3 29.Kf1 Rd5=) 28...Qg3 29.Kd2+–) 28.Qf2 Qg5 (28...Qc7 29.Bb5+–) 29.c6 Ng4 (29...Rd6 30.Bb7 Ng4 31.Qf4 Ne3 32.Qg5 (32.Qd6?! Ng2 33.Kf1 Ne3 34.Ke1 Nc2 35.Kd1 Ne3 36.Ke1 Nc2 37.Kd1 Ne3 38.Ke1=) 32...hg5 33.c7+–) 30.Qf4 (30.Qg3 Qe3 31.Qe3 Ne3+–) 30...Ne3 (30...Qf4 31.ef4 e3 32.Ra1+–) 31.Qg5 hg5 32.c7 Ng2 (32...Rd6 33.Kf2 Ng4 34.Kg3+–) 33.Kf1 Nh4 (33...Nf4 34.cd8R Rd8 35.Nc8+–) 34.Bb4 Rfe8 (34...e3 35.Rc1 Rfe8 36.Be7+–) 35.Be7 Rc8 (35...Rb8 36.cb8R Rb8 37.Bg5 Nf3+–) 36.Nc8 e3 (36...Nf5 37.Rb8 f6 38.Nd6 Ne7 39.Bb5+–) 37.Rb8 (37.Rb8 Kh7 38.Bg5 e2 39.Ke1+–) 1–0. Cirulis,Ilmars (1790) – Hilbert,Stephan J (1755), FICGS, 2016.

4.e3 d5 5.bc6 Nc6+= 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.Bb2 e4 8.Nd4 Bd6 9.Nc6 bc6 10.Be2 0–0 11.0–0 Qb6 (11...Rb8 12.Bc3–/+) 12.Qc1 (12.Bf6 gf6 13.Nc3 Be5=) 12...Rb8 13.Ra2 Be6 14.Bc3 (14.Bf6 gf6 15.c4 Qc7+=) 14...d4 (14...Qb1!? 15.Qb1 Rb1 16.Rb1 d4–+) 15.Rb2+= Qc7 16.Bd4 Rb2 (16...Bh2 17.Kh1 Be5 18.Be5 Qe5 19.Rb8 Rb8 20.d4–/+) 17.Qb2= Rb8 18.Qa1 c5 (18...Bh2!? 19.Kh1 Bd6=) 19.Bf6+= gf6 20.Qf6 Be5 (20...Bh2!? 21.Kh1 Be5 22.Qg5 Bg7+=) 21.Qg5+/– Kh8 22.g3 Rg8 (22...Rb2 23.f4 ef3 24.Bf3+/–) 23.Qh4 Qd8? (better is 23...f5!?+–) 24.Qe4 Rg7 (24...Qd6 25.f4 Bg7 26.Bc4+–) 25.Bf3 (better is 25.Qe5 c4 26.d3+–) 25...Bf6 26.Bg2 Qe7 27.f4 Bc8 28.Nc3 Qe4 29.Ne4 Bc3 30.dc3 Be6 31.Nc5 Rg3 32.Ne6 Rg2 (32...Rg2 33.Kg2 Kg8+–). Fournier,Frederic (1680) – Emmanuel9999 (1810), Active (1/0), 2005.

4.e3 d5 5.d4 e4 =.

4.e4 cb5 5.Bb5 Qb6 6.a4 Bc5 7.Nh3 Nf6 8.0–0 Ng4?? 9.Qe2 0–0?? 10.Qg4+– d5 11.Qf3 de4 12.Qe4 Bh3 13.gh3 f5 14.Qg2 Bd4 15.c3 Bc5 16.Bb2 f4 17.c4 f3 18.Qg3 e4 19.Qg7# 1–0. icewater – Apracs, Caissa.com, 2004.

4.e4 cb5 5.Bb5 Bc5 6.Nc3 Nc6 7.Nf3 d6 8.h3 f5 9.d4+/– ed4 10.Nd4 Nge7 11.Ne6?? Be6–+ 12.ef5 Bf5 13.0–0 0–0 14.Bc4 Kh8 15.Bg5 Qd7 16.Re1 Bh3! 17.g3 Bf2 18.Kh2 Be1 19.Qe1 Ne5 20.Bb5 Qg4 (21.Be2 Nf3 22.Bf3 Rf3 23.Be7 Bf1 24.Qf1 Qg3 25.Kh1 Rf1 26.Rf1 Qc3 27.Bd6 Qc6 28.Kg1 Qd6–+; 20...Nf3 21.Kh1 Qg4 22.Qd1 Nf5 23.Ne2 Ne3 24.Qg1 Ng1 25.Bc6 Nf3 26.Be3 Bf1 27.Nf4 Rf4 28.Bf3 Qf3 29.Kg1 Qg2#) 0–1. lustylady – 5800b, Live Game Caissa's Web, 2006.

4.e4 d5 5.ed5 cd5 6.Nf3 =.

4.Bb2 d6

5.a4 Nf6 6.c4 Be7 7.Nf3 e4 8.Nd4 d5 9.e3 c5 10.Nc2 0–0 11.Be2 dc4 12.Bc4 Bg4 13.Be2 Be2 14.Qe2 Qd3 15.Qd3 ed3 16.Nca3 Nbd7 17.Nc4 Nd5 18.Ra3 N7b6 19.Nb6 Nb6 20.Rd3 Na4 21.Rd7 Nb2 22.Re7 b6 23.Nc3 Rfd8 24.Ke2 Nc4 The backward pawn on d2 becomes a target 25.Ne4 a4 26.Rb7? (better is 26.Rc1!? Na5 27.Rc2+=) 26...f5–+ 27.d3 Na5 (27...fe4?! 28.dc4 Rdb8 29.Re7=) 28.Nf6 gf6 29.Rb6 Nb3 0–1. Urgelles Paumier,A – Rodriguez Agramonte,J, 3689 J.R. Capablanca IM /2000 G–2, 2003.

5.c4 Be6 6.e3 (6.e4 Nf6 7.Nc3 Nbd7=) 6...Nd7 7.d4 (7.Nc3 Ngf6=) 7...Ngf6 8.Nd2 Be7 (8...cb5 9.de5 de5 10.cb5=) 9.Bd3 (9.bc6 bc6 10.Ngf3 e4=) 9...Qc7 (9...ed4 10.ed4 0–0 11.bc6 bc6 12.Ngf3=) 10.Ngf3 0–0 (10...ed4 11.Bd4 Ne5 12.Be2=) 11.0–0 h6 (11...ed4 12.Nd4 Nc5 13.Bf5=) 12.Qb1 ed4 13.Nd4 Nc5 14.Bc2 (14.Rd1 Bg4 15.f3 Be6+=) 14...d5= 15.bc6 (15.cd5 Bd5 16.Rc1 Rfd8+=) 15...bc6 16.cd5 cd5 (16...Bd5 17.e4 Be6 18.Ne6 fe6 19.Qe1=) 17.a4 (17.Qd1 Rab8 18.Rb1 Rb7=) 17...Bd7 (17...Rac8 18.Nb5 Qb8 19.Bd4=) 18.Nf5 Bf5 19.Bf5 Rab8 20.Qc2 Rfe8 (20...g6 21.Bh3+=) 21.Rac1 Nfd7 22.Nb3 Bd6 (better is 22...Qd8!? 23.Nd4 Bf6+=) 23.Nc5+– Nc5 24.Bd4 Ne6 (24...Na6 25.Qc7 Nc7 26.Rc6+–) 25.Qc7+– Nc7 (25...Bc7?? 26.Be6 Bh2 27.Kh2 fe6 28.Rc7+–) 26.Rc6 Be5 27.Bd7 Bd4 28.Be8 (< 28.ed4 Re7 29.Rc7 Rd8+/–; 28.Rc7?! Bb6 29.Be8 Bc7=) 28...Ne8 29.ed4 Rb4? (29...Nf6+–) 30.Rc8 Kf8 (30...f5 31.Re8 Kf7 32.Rd8 Rd4 33.Ra1+–) 31.Re1 (31…f5 32.Rce8 (< 32.Ree8 Kf7 33.Re1 Ra4+–) 32...Kf7 33.R8e7 Kg6 34.Ra1 Rd4 35.Ra7+–) 1–0. Luzuriaga,Norberto – de Zavalia,Gonzalo, corr Argentina, 2002.

5.c4 Nf6 6.d4 Nbd7 7.Nc3 =.

5.d4 e4 =.

5.e3 Nf6 6.Be2 =.

5.e3 g6 6.f4 Bg7 (6...Qh4 7.g3 Qe7 8.Nf3+=) 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.fe5 Ng4 9.Be2 (9.Bc4 0–0+=) 9...0–0 10.0–0 cb5 11.Bb5 Ne5 12.Bc3 (12.Nc3 Be6+=) 12...Nbc6= 13.Ne5 de5 14.Bc4 Qc7 15.Rf2 (15.d3 Rb8=) 15...Rb8 16.Qe2 Bd7 (16...Be6 17.Be6 fe6 18.Rf8 Rf8 19.Ra2=) 17.Bb3 b5 18.d3 Ne7 (18...Rbd8 19.Qf3=) 19.Ba2 (19.Qf1 Be6=) 19...b4 20.ab4 ab4 21.Bb2 h5 (21...Nf5 22.e4 Nd4 23.Qd2=) 22.e4+= Be6 23.Be6 fe6 24.Bc1 (24.h3 Rf2 25.Qf2 Rf8–/+) 24...Rf2 (24...Nc6!? 25.Rf8 Rf8+=) 25.Qf2+= Rf8 26.Ra7 Qc8 (26...Rf2? 27.Rc7 Rf7 28.Bd2+–) 27.Qe2 Nc6 28.Ra2 Nd4 (better is 28...b3!? 29.cb3 Nb4–/+) 29.Qd1= Rf7 30.Bd2 Qf8 31.Be3 Bh6 32.Bh6 Qh6 33.c3 bc3 34.Nc3+= Qe3 35.Kh1 Rc7 36.Ra3 Nb5 37.Ra8+= Kg7 38.Na2 Rc2 (38...Rc2 39.Qg1 Qd3–+) 0–1. Vettenburg – Mothes, corr SOK–95–110, 1995.

3.b5 d5

4.a4 Nf6 5.e3 Bd6 6.Bb2 0–0 7.d3 d4 8.ed4 ed4 9.Bd4 Bb4 (9...Bh2 10.Nf3 Re8 11.Be2+=) 10.c3 (better is 10.Bc3!?+=) 10...Qd4–/+ (10...Qd4 11.Ne2 Re8–+) 0–1. Neil,Charlie – Simmelink,Joop (2240), FICGS, 2016.

4.Bb2 d4 5.Nf3 Bd6 6.e3 c5 7.bc6 de3 8.fe3 (8.de3 Nc6 9.Nc3 Qe7=) 8...Nc6= (worse is 8...bc6 9.Be5 Be5 10.Ne5+/–) 9.Bc4 (9.Bb5 Bd7=) 9...e4+= 10.Bg7 ef3 11.g3 Bg4 (better is 11...Qg5 12.Qf3 Qg7–+) 12.Qc1–/+ Be5 13.Bh8 Bh8 14.d4? (14.c3 Qd7 15.d4 Nf6–/+) 14...Qf6 (14...Bd4 15.c3 Bc5 16.h3–+) 15.Kf2 (15.Qb2–/+) 15...Qh6 (better is 15...Nd4!? 16.c3 Nf5–+) 16.h3 (16.c3 Bh3 17.Bf1 Nf6 18.Bh3 Qh3 19.Kf3 Qh5 20.Kg2 Qe2 21.Kg1 Ne4–/+) 16...Bf5+= 17.Qb2 (17.Qd1 Nf6 (17...Bh3 18.Bf1+/–) 18.Nc3 Rc8 (18...Bh3?! 19.Qf3 Qg6 20.Bd3 Ng4 21.Ke1=) 19.Qf3 Ne7–/+ (worse is 19...Bc2 20.Rhc1 Bg6 21.Kg2+=; 19...Bh3? 20.Nb5+–)) 17...0–0–0–/+ 18.c3 (18.Kf3?? Nd4! 19.Kf2 Nc2–+) 18...Re8 (18...Bh3? 19.Bf1 Qg5 20.Bh3 (20.Rh3?! Nf6 21.Kf3 Ng4+/–) 20...f5 21.Nd2+–) 19.Qd2 (better is 19.Qc1 Nf6 20.Kg1–+) 19...Nf6 (19...Bh3? 20.Bf1+–) 20.Bd3 (20.Qe1 Bh3 21.Kf3 Ng4 22.Rh3 Qh3–+) 20...Be4 (20...Bd3 21.Qd3 Ne4 22.Kg1 f2 23.Kg2 Ng3 24.Rd1–+) 21.Qd1 (21.Rf1–+) 21...Bd5 (better is 21...Bd3 22.Qd3 Ne4 23.Kg1 f2 24.Kg2 Ng3–+) 22.Qe1–/+ Be6 (22...Nh5!? 23.Rg1 Qe6–/+) 23.Nd2= Ne7 (23...Bg7 24.Nf3 Bh3 25.Bf5 Bf5 26.Rh6 Bh6 27.Kg2 Re3 28.Qh1 Re2 29.Kf1–+) 24.Nf3 Ng6 (24...Bf5!? 25.Qe2 Qg6 (25...Bh3? 26.Ng1+–) 26.Bf5 Nf5–/+) 25.c4+/– Bd7 26.Rb1 Kb8 (26...a4 27.e4 Bh3 28.e5 Ne5 A) 29.Ne5 Ng4 30.Kg1 Be5 (worse is 30...Ne5 31.de5 Re5 32.Be4+/–) 31.de5 Re5 32.Bf5 Kb8–/+ (32...Rf5 33.Qe8 Kc7 34.Qe7 Kc6 35.Qb7 Kc5 36.Qb4 Kd4 37.Rd1 Ke4 38.Qb1 Ke5 39.Qb2 Ke4 40.Qd4 Kf3 41.Rd3 Qe3 42.Re3 Ne3 43.Rh3 Ke2 44.Rh2 Ng2 45.Rg2 Kf3 46.Rf2 Kg3 47.Qg7 Rg5 48.Qg5 Kh3 49.Rf3); B) 29.de5 Ng4 30.Kg1 Ne5 31.Ne5 Re5 32.Be4+/–) 27.Rb6 (27.e4 Bf5 28.Rb7 Kb7 29.Qa5 Ne4 30.Be4 Be4 (30...Re4?? 31.Rb1 Kc6 32.Qa8 Kd7 33.Rb7 Kd6 34.Qa6) 31.Qb5 Kc7 32.Qe8 Bd4 33.Nd4 Qd2 34.Ne2 Bh1 35.Qf7 Qd7 36.Qd7 Kd7=) 27...Bh3 (27...a4!?+=) 28.Rf6+/– Bf6 29.Bf5 (better is 29.Bf1 Bg5 30.Ng5 Qg5 31.Rh3+/–) 29...Qf8? (29...Bg5 30.Rh3 Be3 31.Kf1 Qg7+–) 30.Rh3+– Qa3 31.Qd2 (31.Rh7 Re7+–) 31...Qb3 (31...Rh8 32.e4+/–) 32.Qd3 (32.Rh7 Qc4 33.Qa5 Qb3+–) 32...Qb2 33.Qc2 Qa3 34.Qd3 Qb2 35.Qe2 Qc3 (35...Qe2 36.Ke2 Nf8 37.Bh7+–) 36.Rh7 Re7 37.Bg6 fg6 38.Re7 Be7 39.Ne5 g5 40.Qd3 (40.Qa2 Ka7+–) 40...Qd3+/– 41.Nd3 a4 42.Nc1 Ba3 (42...Kc7 43.Kf3+/–) 43.Na2+– Bb2 (43...Be7 44.e4+–) 44.Kf3 Kc7 45.Kg4 b5 46.cb5 Kb6 47.Kf5 (47.Kg5!? Kb5 48.d5 Kc4+–) 47...Kb5 48.Ke6 (better is 48.d5+–) 48...a3? (better is 48...Ba3 49.Nc3 Kc4 50.Na4 Kd3+–) 49.d5 Kc4 (49...g4 50.d6 Kb6+–) 50.d6 Kb3 51.d7 Ka2 52.d8Q Kb1 53.Qd3 Kc1 54.Qb3 Kb1 55.Qd3 Kc1 56.Qf1 Kd2 57.Qb1 (57.Qf2 Kc3 58.Qf6 Kb3 59.Qg5 a2 60.Qd5 Ka3 61.Qa5 Kb3 62.Qa2 Ka2+–) 57...Ke3 58.Kf5 Kf3 (58...g4 59.Kg4 Kd4 60.Kf5+–) 59.g4 (59.Qd3!? Kf2 60.g4 Kg2+–) 59...Ke3 60.Kg5 Kd2 61.Kf5 Kc3 62.Qa2 1–0. Swartz,David (1940) – Jacobs,Cavan (1695), Arnold Classic, 2016. (=1.a3 e5 2.b4 a5 3.b5 d5)

4.Bb2 f6 5.e3 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.a3 d5 4.e3 a5 5.b5).

4.d4 ed4 5.Nf3 Bd6 =.

4.d4 ed4 5.Nf3 Be7 6.Nd4 Nf6 7.e3 c5 8.bc6 bc6 9.Bd3 0–0 =.

4.d4 ed4 5.Nf3 Nf6 A) 6.Bg5 c5 7.bc6 Nc6 8.Nd4 h6 9.Bh4 Be7=+; B) 6.Bf4 Bc5 7.Nd4 Nh5 8.Bc1 0–0 9.e3 Nf6=.

4.d4 Qd6 5.e3 (5.de5 Qe5 6.Ra2 Bg4=) 5...Nf6 6.Bb2 ed4 (6...Nbd7 7.c4=) 7.Qd4 (7.Bd4 Be7=) 7...Be7 8.c4 (8.Nf3 0–0=) 8...0–0 (8...c5 9.Qc3=) 9.Nf3 Be6 10.Nbd2 (10.c5 Qc5 11.Qc5 Bc5 12.Bf6 gf6=+) 10...c5 11.Qc3 Rd8 12.Be2 (12.cd5 Bd5 13.e4 Be6+–) 12...Ne8 13.cd5 Bf6 14.Qc2 Qd5 (14...Bb2 15.Ra2 Bd5 16.Rb2= (16.Qb2? Ba2 17.Qa2 Qg6–/+)) 15.Bc4 Bf5? (better is 15...Qh5 16.Bf6 Nf6 17.Be6 fe6+=) 16.e4+– Be4 17.Ne4 Bc3 18.Qc3 Qe4 19.Be2 Nd7 20.0–0 Nef6?? 21.Rae1 Re8 22.Bc4 Qg4 23.h3 Qf5 24.Re8 Re8 25.Qa5 Qc2 26.Qc3 Qc3 27.Bc3 Nb6 28.Bd3 c4 29.Bf6 cd3 30.Bc3 Rc8 31.Bd4 Nc4 32.Rc1 Nd6 33.Rc8 Nc8 34.Bc5 (34…f6 35.Bb4+–) 1–0. Olofsson,J – Edmark,Mats, corr SSKK 2–777, 1995.

4.d4 Bd6 5.Nc3 Ne7 6.e4 de4 7.Ne4 ed4 8.Nf3 Bg4 9.Qd4= Bf3 =.

4.d4 Bd6 5.Nf3 e4 6.Nfd2 =+.

4.d4 Nd7 5.Nc3 Ngf6 6.Bg5 (6.de5 Ne5 7.Qd4 (7.Nf3 Bd6 8.Bg5 c6 9.Qd4 Qe7 10.bc6 bc6 11.Bf4) 7...Bd6 8.Nf3 c5 9.bc6 Nc6 10.Qd3 0–0 11.Bg5; 6.Nf3 A) 6...e4 7.Nh4 (7.Nd2 Bd6 8.g3 0–0 9.Bg2 Nb6 10.Nf1 Ng4 11.h3; 7.Ne5 Bd6 8.Bf4 0–0 9.b6 Nb6 10.e3 Ne8 11.Be2; 7.Ng5 Bd6 8.f3 ef3 9.gf3 0–0 10.Qd3 Nb6 11.Nh3) 7...Nb6 8.g3 Be7 9.f3 h6 10.fe4 Ne4 11.Ne4; B) 6...Bd6 7.de5 Ne5 8.Bg5 c6 9.Qd4 Qe7 10.bc6 bc6 11.Bf4) 6...c6 (6...ed4 7.Qd4 Bc5 8.Qh4 Ne5 9.Nf3 Ng6 10.Bf6 gf6 11.Qa4) 7.de5 (7.Nf3 h6 8.Be3 Bd6 9.bc6 bc6 10.de5 Ne5 11.Ne5) 7...Ne5 8.e4 (8.bc6 bc6 9.Nf3 Bd6 10.Qd4 Nf3 11.gf3) 8...Bc5 9.Nf3 (9.bc6 bc6 10.ed5 (10.Be2 0–0 11.Nf3) 10...Bf2 11.Kf2 Nfg4 12.Ke1 Qg5 13.Qd4–/+) 9...Neg4–/+ 10.Bh4 (10.e5 Nf2 (10...Bf2 11.Kd2) 11.Qe2 A) 11...Nh1 12.ef6 Be7 13.fe7+/– (13.Qe7 Qe7 14.fe7 f6+/–); B) 11...0–0–+) 10...Qb6 (10...Qe7 11.bc6 bc6 12.Nd4–/+) 11.Qe2 de4 (11...Ne4 12.Ne4 de4 13.bc6 Qc6 14.Nd2–+) 12.Na4 (12.Nd2 0–0 13.Nc4 Qa7–/+) 12...Qa7 (12...Bf2 13.Bf2 Qf2 14.Qf2 Nf2 15.Kf2 ef3 16.Re1 Kf8 17.bc6 bc6 18.Kf3–/+) 13.Nd2 0–0 (13...Be6 14.Nc5 Qc5 15.bc6 (15.Ne4?? Ne4 16.Qe4 Qc3 17.Kd1 Rd8 18.Bd3 Qa1 19.Kd2 Qh1 20.Bd8 Nf2–+) 15...bc6 16.c4–/+ (16.Ne4 Ne4 17.Qe4 Qc3 18.Kd1 Rd8 19.Bd3 Nf2 20.Bf2 Qa1 21.Kd2 Qh1–+)) 14.Nb3+= Be7 15.b6 Qb8 16.h3 Ne5 17.Bf6 Bf6 (worse is 17...gf6 18.Qe4 Re8 19.Be2=) 18.0–0–0 Bf5 (18...Be7 19.Nbc5+=) 19.g4 Be6 20.Nbc5 Rd8 (20...Bd5 21.Qe3 h6 22.Ne4–/+) 21.Bg2 (21.Rd8 Qd8 22.Ne6 fe6 23.Qe4 Qd6–+) 21...Bc4 (21...Bd5!? 22.Ne4 Be7–+) 22.Qe3 (22.Qe4? Bd5 23.Rd5 Rd5–+) 22…Bb5 0–1. Grimm,Wolfgang (1975) – Raap,Christian (2285), remoteschach.de, 2010.

4.d4 Nd7 5.e4 de4 6.de5 Ne5 7.Qd8 Kd8 8.Bb2 Bd6 9.Nd2 Nf6 10.Ne2 Bd7 11.Ng3 Re8 12.Be2 (12.Nde4? Ne4 13.Ne4 Nc4 14.Bc4 Re4 15.Kd2 Rc4 16.Bg7 Bb5–+) 12...Nd3 13.cd3 ed3 14.0–0?? (14.Bf6 gf6 15.Nde4 Bb5 16.Rb1 Bg3 17.Rb5 Re4 18.hg3 Re2 19.Kd1 Rf2 20.Rb7–+) 14...de2–+ (14...Re2?! 15.Ne2 de2 16.Rfb1–/+) 15.Rfe1 Bb5 16.Bf6 gf6 17.Nge4 Bf4 18.g3 Bd2 19.Nd2 Ra6 20.f4 Rd6 21.Nf3 b6 22.Kf2 Bc4 23.Rac1 Re4 24.Rc2 Bd3 25.Rd2 Ke7 26.Rc1 (26.Ng1 Bc4 27.Rc2 Rd1–+) 26...c5 27.Ne1 Ba6 28.Rcc2 Red4 29.Nf3 Rd2 30.Nd2 Kd7 31.Ke1 Rd3 32.Ra2 f5 33.Kf2 c4 34.Nf3 (34.Ke2 c3 35.Ke1–+) 34...Rf3 0–1. David Payne (1815) – knightwiz (2040), ChessWorld.net, 2002.

4.d4 e4 5.c4 dc4 6.Nc3 c6 7.e3 cb5 8.Nb5 Nf6 9.Bc4 Be7 =.

4.d4 e4 5.e3 Nf6 6.c4 Bd6 7.Qc2 Bf5 8.Nc3 dc4 9.Bc4= Nbd7 =.

4.d4 e4 5.Bf4 Nf6 6.e3 Be6 7.Nd2 Bd6 8.Bd6 Qd6 9.c4= 0–0 =.

4.e3 c5 5.Bb2 Bd6 6.d3 Nf6 7.c4 d4 8.Nf3 0–0 9.a4 (9.Be2 a4+=) 9...Re8 (9...Qe7 10.Be2+=) 10.Be2 (10.e4 Qe7+=) 10...Qc7 (10...de3 11.fe3 Ng4 12.Qc1+=) 11.0–0 (11.Nbd2 Nbd7+=) 11...de3–/+ 12.Nc3 (12.fe3!? Ng4 13.Qd2–/+) 12...ef2–+ 13.Rf2 e4 14.Ne4 Ng4 (14...Ne4?! 15.de4 Re4 16.Qd5=) 15.Rf1 (15.Nd6 Qd6 16.Rf1 Ne3–/+) 15...Bh2–+ (15...Nh2 16.Nd6 Nf3 17.Bf3 Qd6 18.Bd5+=) 16.Kh1 Bf4 0–1. Cirulis,Ilmars (1815) – Llull,Roger (2245), FICGS, 2016.

4.e3 c5 5.c4 d4 6.ed4 ed4 7.d3 Bd6 8.Nd2 Nf6 9.Be2. combijack (1810) – luisbravo (1785), gameknot.com, 2012.

4.e3 c6 5.c4 (5.Bb2 Qc7=) 5...Be6 6.cd5 cd5 7.Bb2 (7.d4 ed4 8.Qd4 h5=) 7...f6 (7...Nd7 8.Nc3=) 8.Nf3 (8.d4 e4=) 8...Nd7 9.d4 e4 10.Nfd2 Bd6 (10...Rc8 11.Qb3 f5 12.h4=) 11.Nc3 (11.a4 Rc8=) 11...Ne7 12.Rc1 Rc8 13.Qb3 Bf7 (13...f5 14.f3=) 14.Be2 (14.a4 Nf8=) 14...0–0 (14...Nb6 15.h4=) 15.0–0 f5 (15...Nb6 16.Bg4 Nc4 17.Ndb1+= (17.Bc8?? Nd2 18.Qc2 Nf1–+)) 16.Na4 (16.a4 Nf6=) 16...f4 17.Rc8 (17.Bg4 h5 18.Be2 fe3 19.Qe3 b6+=) 17...Qc8 (17...Nc8 18.g3 f3 19.Nf3 ef3 20.Bf3–/+) 18.Bg4 h5 (better is 18...Qc7!? and Black can hope to survive 19.b6 Qd8=) 19.Nb6!+/– Qc7 (19...Nb6 20.Bc8 Deflection Pinning) 20.Nd7 (20.Bd7 Less advisable is 20...fe3 (20...Qb6?! 21.Bh3+=) 21.Qe3 Bh2 (21...Qb6?! 22.g3–/+) 22.Kh1 Bf4–/+ (worse is 22...Qb6 23.g3+=)) 20...hg4 21.Nf8 Kf8?? further deteriorates the position (better is 21...fe3 22.Rc1 Bh2 23.Kf1 Qd6 24.fe3 Kf8+/–) 22.Qc3 ½–½. Corluy,H – Schrickx,Frank (2040), Brasschaat op, 2002.

4.e3 Nd7 A) 5.d4 A1) 5...e4 6.c4 Ndf6 7.Nc3 Be6 8.Nge2 dc4 9.Nf4=; A2) 5...Ngf6 6.c4 ed4 7.ed4 Be7 8.c5 Ne4 9.f3=; A3) 5...Bd6 6.c4 dc4 7.Bc4 Ngf6 8.Nf3 0–0 9.Nc3=+; B) 5.Nf3 Bd6 6.Bb2 Ngf6 7.Be2 c5 8.bc6 bc6 9.Nc3=+; C) 5.Bb2 C1) 5...Bd6 6.d4 Ngf6 7.c4 dc4 8.Nd2 c3 9.Bc3=; C2) 5...Ngf6 6.c4 dc4 7.Bc4 Nb6 8.Be2 Bd6 9.d3=+; D) 5.Be2 D1) 5...Qg5 6.Bf1 Bd6 7.d4 Qg6 8.de5 Be5 9.Ra2=+; D2) 5...Ngf6; D3) 5...Bd6 6.Bb2 Ngf6 7.Nf3 0–0 8.0–0 c5 9.d3=+; E) 5.c4 E1) 5...Nb6 6.cd5 Nf6 7.d4 e4 8.Qc2 Bf5 9.Nf3=; E2) 5...Ngf6 6.d4 dc4 7.Bc4 ed4 8.Qd4 Bc5 9.Qc3=; E3) 5...Ne7 6.d4 dc4 7.Bc4 Nb6 8.Ba2 ed4 9.Nf3=; E4) 5...dc4 6.Bc4 Nb6 7.Be2 e4 8.Nc3 Bf5 9.Qc2=+.

4.Nf3 Bd6 =+.

4.Nf3 e4 5.Nd4 Nf6 6.Bb2 Bd6 7.e3 0–0 8.Be2 c5 9.bc6 bc6 =+.

4.g3 c6 5.Bg2 cb5 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.Nb5 Bc5 8.e3 Bd7 9.a4 e4 10.Ne2 Bb5 11.ab5 0–0 12.Bb2 Nbd7 13.Bc3 b6 14.0–0= Re8 15.Nd4 Bd4 16.Bd4 Rc8 17.f4 Nc5 18.Ra2 Ne6 19.Ba1 Rc5 20.g4 Rb5=+ 21.g5 Nd7 22.Qh5 f6?? 23.Bh3?? d4 24.ed4?? Nf4!!–+ 25.Rf4 Rg5 (26.Qg5 fg5–+) 0–1. kingscrusher – bcholy, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

4.Bb2 Bd6=+

5.Nc3 Nf6 6.d4 (6.e3 0–0=+) 6...e4 7.e3 (7.Na4 0–0–/+) 7...0–0 8.a4 (8.Nge2 Bg4–/+) 8...Be6 (8...Bg4 9.Be2 Be6 10.Ba3–/+) 9.Nce2. gdraper (1715) – bobamback (1950), net–chess.com, 2006.

5.c4 d4 6.e3 c5 7.d3 Nd7 8.Nf3 Nh6 (8...Ne7 9.Be2 (9.Nbd2 Nf6 10.e4 0–0 11.Be2 Ng6 12.0–0 Nf4 13.Bc1 Qd7+=) 9...Nf5 10.Qd2 0–0 11.0–0 Qf6 12.Bc1 de3 13.fe3 e4+=; 8...Ngf6 9.Be2 0–0 10.0–0 Re8 11.Qc2 Qe7 12.Bc1 Qe6 13.Re1 Rd8+=; 8...a4 9.Be2 (9.Nbd2 Ngf6 10.Be2 0–0 11.Rb1 Re8 12.Nh4 Nf8 13.0–0 e4+=) 9...Ngf6 10.0–0 0–0 11.Qc2 Re8 12.Re1 Re7 13.Nbd2 Nb6+=) 9.Nbd2 (9.Be2 Nf5 10.Qd2 0–0 11.0–0 Qf6 12.Bc1 de3 13.fe3 e4+=) 9...de3 (9...0–0 10.Ne4 Be7 11.Be2 f5 12.Ng3 de3 13.fe3 f4+=) 10.fe3 f5 11.g3 0–0 (11...Qe7 12.Bg2 0–0 13.0–0 Ng4=) 12.Bh3 (12.Bg2 Qe7 13.0–0 Ng4=) 12...Nf6 (12...g5 13.Bg2 g4=) 13.0–0 (worse is 13.Be5 Be5 14.Ne5 Re8–/+) 13...Nfg4 (13...Nhg4+=) 14.Qe2 Qe7 (14...Ne3 15.Qe3 f4 16.gf4 Bh3 17.fe5 Bf1 18.ed6=) 15.Rae1= Ne3 16.Qe3 e5 becomes the focus of attention 16...f4 17.gf4 Bh3 18.fe5 Rae8 (18...Bf1 19.ed6 Qe3 20.Re3 Nf5+/–) 19.Qe4 (worse is 19.ed6 Qe3 20.Re3 Re3–+) 19...Bf1 20.Qd5 Qf7 21.Kf1 (21.Rf1 Bb8+=) 21...Bb8 22.Kg2 Rd8 23.Qf7 Rf7 (worse is 23...Nf7 24.d4 Rfe8 25.d5+/–) 24.Ne4 Rf5 25.e6 Re8 (25...Rd3 26.e7 Rff3 27.e8Q Rf8 28.Qe6 Nf7 29.Rg1+–) 26.Ng3 Rf4 27.h3 Rff8 28.Bc3 Nf5 29.Nf5 Rf5 30.Re4 a4 31.Bb2 Kf8 32.d4 cd4 33.Nd4 (33.Bd4 Bd6 34.Bb2–/+) 33...Rf4–/+ (33...Rf4 34.Rf4 Bf4–/+) 0–1. marekt (2060) – forsetinn (2215), gameknot.com, 2014.

5.c4 d4 6.e3 c5 7.d3 Nf6 8.Be2 0–0 9.e4 Nbd7 10.a4 Re8 11.Nd2 Nf8 12.Ngf3 Ng6 13.g3 h6 14.Bf1 Be6 15.Bg2 Qd7 16.0–0 Bh3 17.Bh3 Qh3 18.Re1 Nh5 19.Qe2 b6 ½–½. Fournier,Frederic (2380) – Scoul (2500), echecsemail.com (team), 2009.

5.d4 e4 6.e3 a4 7.c4= c6 8.c5 Bc7? 9.b6+/– Bb6 10.cb6 Qb6 11.Qc2 Nf6+/– 12.h3 0–0 13.Nc3 Qa5 14.Nge2 b5 15.g4 Nbd7 16.Bg2 Nb6 17.0–0 Nc4 18.Rac1 Bd7 19.Nf4 Rab8 20.g5 Ne8+= 21.Nce2 f6 22.h4 b4 23.ab4 Rb4?? 24.Bc3+– fg5 25.Bb4 Qb4 26.hg5 Ned6 27.Nc3 a3 28.Qa2 h6 29.gh6 gh6 30.Rc2 Nf5 31.Ncd5 cd5 32.Nd5 Qd6 33.Qc4 Be6 34.Be4 Rc8 35.Qd3 Rf8 36.Nf4 Bd7 37.Rc5 Nh4 38.Qa3 Qf6 39.Qb3 Kh8 40.Nh5 Nf3 41.Bf3 Qf3 42.Qd5 Rg8 43.Qg8! Kg8 44.Nf4 Bc6 45.Kh2 Bd7 46.Rc7 Bg4 47.d5 h5 48.d6 Kf8 49.Kg1 Ke8 50.Rb1 Qa8 51.Rbb7 Bf3 52.Re7 Kf8 53.Ng6 (53...Kg8 54.Rg7) 1–0. jupiter (2545) – dennism (2385), net–chess.com, 2004.

5.d4 e4 6.e3 Nf6 7.c4 =+.

5.d4 e4 6.e3 Nf6 7.h3 c6 8.c4 Be6 (8...dc4 9.Bc4 cb5 10.Bb5 Bd7 11.Qa4+=) 9.Qa4 (9.c5 Be7=) 9...dc4+= 10.bc6 Nc6 11.Nd2 0–0 12.Bc4 Qd7 13.Ne2 Bc4 14.Nc4 Bc7 15.Nc3 Rfd8 16.0–0 Qe6 17.Nd2 Qd6 18.g3 Qe6 19.Kg2 Ra6 20.Rab1 Re8 21.Ba1 Nd8 22.d5 Increases the pressure on e4 22...Qf5 (22...Qe7 23.Rfd1+=) 23.Nb5+/– Qd7 24.Nb3 Bb6 (24...Nd5 25.Nc5 Qc6 26.Na6 A) 26...Qa6?? 27.Qd4 (27.Nc7?! Nc7 28.Rfc1 b5+–) 27...Ne3 28.fe3+–; B) 26...ba6+/–) 25.Bf6 gf6 26.Nc3 Qa4 27.Na4 Re5 28.Rfd1 Ba7 29.Rbc1 b5 30.Rc8 ba4 31.Rd8 Kg7 32.Nd2 Bc5 33.Nc4 1–0. nuclearowl (2005) – memco286 (1910), gameknot.com, 2013.

5.e3 Be6 6.Nf3 Nd7 7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 f5 (8...Nb6!?–/+) 9.c4= Ngf6 10.Nc3 c6 11.a4 (11.c5 Be7=) 11...f4 (better is 11...0–0 12.g3 Ng4–/+) 12.Be2?? (12.c5 Bc7 13.ef4 Bf4 14.g3–/+) 12...fe3–/+ 13.fe3 Qb8 (13...Ng4 14.Nf1 Qh4 15.g3 Qh3 16.bc6 bc6 17.cd5 cd5 18.Nd5 Qg2 (18...Bd5?! 19.Bg4 Bb4 20.Kf2 0–0 21.Kg1 Rf1 22.Qf1 Qg4 23.Kg2–+) 19.Bg4 Bd5 20.Bd7 Kd7 21.Qg4 Ke8–+) 14.g3?? (better is 14.cd5 cd5 15.Qb3=) 14...Bg3!–+ 15.hg3 (15.Kf1 Bh3 16.Kg1–+) 15...Qg3 16.Kf1 0–0 (16...0–0 17.Qe1 Bh3 18.Rh3 Ng4 19.Bf3 Rf3 20.Ke2 Re3 21.Kd1 Re1 22.Kc2 Ne3 23.Kb3 dc4 24.Nc4 Qh3 25.Re1 Nc4–+) 0–1. Zhukov,Vladimir (1930) – Smolskiy,Mikhail (1940), Memorial E. Sinitsin, 2010.

5.Nf3 Qf6 6.e3 Be6 7.d4 e4 8.Ne5 Qf5 9.c4= Nf6 =.

5.e3 Nf6

6.c4 0–0 7.cd5 Nd5 8.d4 e4 9.Ne2 f5 (9...Qh4 10.g3 Qg4 11.Nbc3=) 10.Nbc3 Nc3 (10...Nb6 11.Na4 N8d7 12.Nec3=) 11.Qb3 Nd5 12.Qd5 Kh8 13.Qb3 Nd7 14.Nf4 (14.Rd1 a4 15.Qc2 Qe7=) 14...Bf4 15.ef4 Nb6 16.Bc4 Qd6 ½–½. Cirulis,Ilmars (1675) – Reboredo,Daniel (1935), FICGS, 2015.

6.c4 0–0 7.cd5 Nd5 8.Qh5 –/+.

6.c4 dc4 7.Bc4 Nbd7 8.d4 +=.

6.c4 c6 7.Qc2 Nbd7 8.Nf3 Qe7 (8...Qc7 9.cd5 cd5 10.Qc7 Bc7 11.Be2=) 9.Be2 (9.d4 e4 10.Nfd2 0–0=) 9...0–0 10.0–0 a4 (10...dc4 11.bc6 Nb6 12.Bc4 Nc4 13.Qc4 bc6 14.Qc6+=) 11.d4= dc4 12.bc6 bc6 13.Bc4 e4 14.Ne5 (14.Nfd2!?=) 14...Ne5+= 15.de5 Be5 16.Be5 Qe5 17.Nc3 The isolani on a4 becomes a target 17...Ng4 18.g3 Re8 19.Na4 Qh5 20.h4 Ne5 21.Rfd1?? (21.Be2 Bg4 22.Nc3 Be2 23.Ne2 Nf3 24.Kg2 c5–/+) 21...Nf3 (better is 21...Nc4 22.Qc4 Qf3–+) 22.Kg2 Nh4 (better is 22...Qf5!? 23.Rh1 Ne5–/+) 23.gh4= Qf3 24.Kg1?? (better is 24.Kh2 Ra4 25.Bf1–+) 24...Bh3 25.Bf1 Qg4 26.Kh2 Bf1 27.Rf1 (27.f3 Qh4 28.Kg1–+) 27...Qh4 28.Kg2 Qg4 29.Kh2 Re6 0–1. Molotkov,Valentin – Postnikov,Daniil, Tyumen RUS, 2014.

6.c4 Nbd7 7.cd5 Nd5 8.Bc4 N5b6 9.Be2 0–0 10.Nc3 Nc5 11.d3 Qg5 12.g3 Qg6 13.Nf3 Bh3 14.Qc2 Rfd8 15.Rd1 Rac8 16.Rd2 Re8 17.Ne4 Ne4 18.de4 Qf6 19.Rg1 Bg4 20.Nh4 Be2 21.Ke2 c6 22.Qd3 Red8 23.Rgd1 Be7 24.Qc3 Rd2 25.Rd2 cb5 26.Qe5 Qe5 27.Be5 Ba3 28.Bd6 Bd6 29.Rd6 Nc4 30.Rd7 a4 31.Rb7 Ra8 32.Rb5 a3 33.Rb1 Na5 34.Nf5 a2 35.Rd1 Nb3 0–1. Fournier,Frederic (1865) – Lagardere (2650), Partie evaluee, 2008.

6.c4 Qe7 7.Nf3 (7.cd5 Nd5 8.Nf3 e4=+) 7...Nbd7 (7...e4 8.Nd4=+) 8.d4 (8.cd5 Nd5 9.Bc4 N7b6 10.Bd5 Nd5=+) 8...ed4 (8...e4 9.c5 ef3 10.Qf3 Nc5 11.dc5 Bc5 12.Bf6 Qf6 13.Qf6 gf6 14.Nc3=+) 9.Qd4 Nc5 (9...Nb6 10.Nbd2=) 10.Nbd2 (10.Qh4 Be6=) 10...Be6 11.Be2 dc4 12.Bc4 Bc4 13.Qc4 Rd8 14.0–0 0–0 15.Rfd1 Rfe8 16.Bc3 a4 17.Nd4 Qe5 18.N2f3 Qh5 19.Ne2 Nfe4=+ 20.Ng3 Ng3–/+ 21.hg3 Re4 22.Qd5 Qd5 23.Rd5 Nb3 24.Nd2 Nd2 25.Bd2 Kf8 26.Bb4= Ke7 27.Rad1 Re6 28.f4 Rc8 29.Kf2? Bb4–/+ 30.ab4 Rd6 31.Re5 Kd7 32.Ra1 Rd2?? 33.Kf3?? Ra8–+ 34.Ra3 Rb2?? 35.Re4 Rb3 (36.Rb3 ab3 37.Rd4 Ke6–+) 0–1. Stejskal,Drahoslav – Siktanc,Petr, CZE–chT1a Czechia, 1995.

6.d4 ed4 7.Qd4 0–0 8.Nf3 c5 9.Qh4 Be7 10.Bd3 Nbd7 11.g4 Ne4=+ 12.g5 f5 13.Rg1 Rf7 14.Nc3= Nc3 15.Bc3 Qb6 16.a4 c4 17.Be2 f4 18.ef4 Nc5 19.Be5 Bf5 20.Nd4 Be4 21.Bh5 g6 22.Bg4 Bd6 23.Bf6 Bf4 24.Kf1 Raf8 25.f3 Be3 26.Re1 Bd4 27.Bd4 Bf3 28.Bf3 Rf3 29.Kg2 R3f4 30.Qh6 Qc7 31.Bc5 Qc5–+ 32.Qh3 d4 33.Qe6 Kh8 34.Kh1 d3 35.cd3 cd3 36.Re5 Qc7 37.b6 Qc3 38.Re3 Qd4 (38...Ra4?! 39.Rd3 Qb2 40.Rd7=+) 0–1. Hobert,Sebastian – Rohde,Friedhelm, 2005.

6.Nf3 Bg4 =+.

6.h3 Nbd7 7.Nf3 Qe7 8.a4 0–0 9.Ba3 Nb6 10.Qc1 Bf5 11.d3 e4 12.Bd6 Qd6 (worse is 12...cd6 13.Nd4 Qe5 14.Qd2=) 13.Nd4 Bg6 14.Qa3 Qe5 15.Nd2 Rfe8 16.Be2 Qg5 17.0–0 Bf5 18.Nf5 Qf5 19.Qc5 Qd7 20.Rfd1 ed3 21.cd3 Qe7 22.Qe7 Re7 23.d4 Ne8 24.Rdc1 Nd6 25.Rc5 f5 26.Bf3 Ne4 27.Be4 fe4 28.Kf1 Rf7 29.Nb3 Raf8 30.Rc2 Nc4 31.Kg1 b6 32.Re2 ½–½. Buck,Klaus Michael (1800) – Virzi,Ettore (1950), Arco op Arco di Trento, 2008.

6.c4 Be6

7.cd5 Nd5 8.Nc3 Nc3 9.dc3 0–0 10.Bd3 Nd7–/+ 11.Ne2 Qh4 12.0–0 e4 13.g3 Qg4 14.Bc2 Ne5 15.Nd4=+ Nf3 16.Nf3 ef3 17.Bd3?? Rad8 18.Re1 Be7 19.Qc2 Rd3! 20.Qd3 Bc4 21.Qd1 Rd8 (22.Qd8 Bd8–+; 21...Bb5?! 22.Qd5 c6 23.h3 Qg3 24.fg3 cd5 25.a4–/+) 0–1. Spiegel,U – Dziggel,H, 1994.

7.cd5 Nd5 8.d4 e4 9.Qc2 f5 10.Nc3 Nd7 11.Nd5 Bd5 12.Nh3 a4 13.Be2 Bb3 14.Qc1 Nb6 15.0–0 0–0 16.Nf4 Bf4 17.ef4 Nd5 18.Re1 Qd6 19.g3=+ Rfd8 20.f3 e3–/+ 21.Bc4 Bc4 22.Qc4 Qe6 23.Rac1 Qe8 24.Rc2=+ Ra5 25.b6 c6 26.Bc1 Rb5 27.Rce2 Qf7=+ 28.Be3 Ne3 29.Qf7= Kf7 30.Re3 Rb6 31.Re5 Kg6 ½–½. Marinelli,Giorgio – Kruse,Raphael, IECG, 2000.

7.cd5 Nd5 8.d4 e4 9.Nc3 A) 9...Qh4 10.Nd5 Bd5 11.Ne2 a4 12.g3 Qe7=; B) 9...f5 10.Qb3 Nf4 11.d5 Nd5 12.Bc4 a4=+; C) 9...Nc3 10.Bc3 Bd5 11.Qg4 0–0 12.Qf5 c6=+.

7.cd5 Nd5 8.d4 e4 9.Nd2 A) 9...Ne3 10.fe3 Qh4 11.Ke2 Bg4 12.Ngf3 ef3=; B) 9...Bf5 B1) 10.Qc2 Qe7 11.g4 Bg6 12.Nc4 Nd7=+; B2) 10.Qh5 g6 11.Qe2 Qh4 12.Nc4 Be7=; B3) 10.Bc4 Nb6 11.Ne2 0–0 12.Ba2 Re8=; B4) 10.Nc4 Qh4 11.Qc2 0–0 12.Nf3 Qf6=; B5) 10.Qb3 Nf6 11.Nc4 a4 12.Qc2 0–0=; C) 9...f5 C1) 10.Nc4 Be7 11.Qh5 g6 12.Qh6 Bg5=+; C2) 10.Nb3 b6 11.Qh5 g6 12.Qh3 Qd7=+; C3) 10.Ne2 Nd7 11.Nc3 N7b6 12.Qh5 g6=+; C4) 10.Qh5 g6 11.Qh3 Qf6 12.Rc1 0–0=+.

7.cd5 Nd5 8.Nf3 Nd7 =+.

6.Nf3 Nbd7

7.c4 e4

8.Nd4 0–0 9.Nc3 (9.cd5 Nd5 10.Nc3 Nc3 11.Bc3 Nb6 12.Qc2 Qe7 13.Be2 Nd5) 9...dc4 10.Bc4 Nb6 11.Bb3 Be5 12.Qc2 Bd4 13.ed4 Bf5.

8.Nd4 Nb6 9.cd5 0–0 10.Nc3 Be5 11.Qc2 Bd4 12.ed4 Bf5 13.Be2 Nbd5.

8.Nd4 Nb6 9.cd5 Nbd5 10.Nc3 0–0 11.Bc4 Nb6 12.Bb3 Be5 13.Qc2 Bd4.

8.Nd4 Nb6 9.cd5 Nbd5 10.Nc3 0–0 11.Nd5= Nd5 12.d3 Qh4 13.g3 Qe7 14.Bg2 f5 15.de4 fe4 16.0–0 a4 17.Qc2 The isolani on e4 becomes a target 17...Re8 18.Rfd1 Ra5 (18...Nf6 19.Rd2=) 19.Qc3?? (better is 19.Qd2 Ra7 20.Nf5 Bf5 21.Qd5 Qf7 22.Bg7 Qd5 23.Rd5 Kg7 24.Rf5+/–) 19…Nc3–+ (19...Nc3 20.Bc3 Ra8–+) 0–1. Fournier,Frederic (1835) – CKR (2080), Active, 2008.

8.Nd4 dc4 9.Bc4 Ne5 (9...0–0 10.Nc3 Ne5 11.Be2 Bg4 12.f3 ef3 13.gf3 Bh5) 10.Qe2 (10.Be2 0–0+= 11.Nc3 Bg4 12.f3 ef3 13.gf3 Bh5) 10...0–0 (10...Nfg4 11.f4 ef3 12.Nf3 0–0 13.Be5 Be5) 11.h3 (11.d3 Nc4 (11...Re8 12.Nc3 Bg4 13.Qc2 Qe7) 12.dc4 Qe7–/+ 13.Nc3 Rd8; 11.Nc3 Bc5 12.f4 Bg4 13.Qf1 Bd4) 11...Nc4 (11...c5 12.bc6 bc6 (12...Qb6 13.cb7 Bb7) 13.f4 (13.Nc3 Rb8) 13...ef3 14.Nf3–+; 11...Nfd7 12.0–0 Nb6 13.d3 Qg5) 12.Qc4 Re8 (12...Qe7 13.Nc3 Qe5) 13.Nc3 Nd7 (13...Re5 14.d3 Rc5 15.Qa4 ed3 16.Rd1+=) 14.Qe2 (14.0–0!?+=) 14...Nc5–/+ 15.0–0 Nd3 16.Rab1 (16.Rfb1 Qe7–/+) 16...Nb2 17.Rb2 Ba3 18.Rc2 (18.Ra2 Bc5–/+) 18...Bc5–+ 19.Qc4 (19.d3 ed3 20.Qd3 a4–+) 19...Bd4 20.ed4 Bf5 21.Rb2 Qd6 (21...Re6 22.Nd5 c6 23.Ne3–+) 22.Qd5 (22.Re1 h6–+) 22...Qg6 23.Ne2 (23.Kh1 b6–+) 23...Bh3 24.Nf4 Qf5 25.Qf5 Bf5 26.Rc1 Rac8 27.Rc5 Bd7 28.Nd5 b6 29.Rc7 Rc7 30.Nc7 Rb8 31.Nd5 Kf8 32.Nc3 f5 33.Kf1 Ke7 34.Ke2–/+ Kd6 35.d3 ed3 36.Kd3 Be6 37.f3 h5 38.Rb1 h4 39.Rh1 Rh8 40.f4 Bd5 41.Rh2 Rh6 42.Nd1 Be4 43.Kc3 Rh8 44.Ne3–/+ Rc8 45.Kd2 a4 46.Rh1? h3! 47.Rh3 a3 48.Rh1 a2 49.Ra1 Bb1 50.g3 g6 51.Kd1 Rc3 52.Ke2 Rb3 0–1. Serdijn,GO (2095) – Barua,Dibyendu (2450), HZ Open, Vlissingen NED, 2006.

8.Bf6 A) 8...Qf6 9.Nd4 dc4 (9...Nc5 10.Nc3 dc4 11.Qh5 Be6 12.Nd5 Bd5 13.Qd5 c3) 10.Nc3 Qg6 11.Qc2 Nc5 12.Bc4 0–0 13.Kf1 Re8; B) 8...Nf6 9.Nd4 dc4 (9...Be5 10.Nc3 dc4 11.Qa4 Bd4 12.ed4 Qd4 13.Bc4 Qd6) 10.Nc3 Be5 11.Bc4 Bd4 12.ed4 Qd4 13.Qa4 Qd6.

5.Nf3 Nd7

6.c4 c6 7.e3 Ngf6 8.c5 Nc5 9.Be5 Be5 =.

6.e3 c5 7.d3 f5 8.Be2 Ngf6 9.e4 fe4 10.de4 Nb6 (10...d4 11.Nbd2+=) 11.Nbd2 (11.ed5!? Nbd5 12.Nc3 Nc3 13.Bc3+=) 11...0–0+= 12.0–0 c4 (12...d4 13.c3+=) 13.c3 (worse is 13.Ne5 c3 14.Bc3 Qc7 15.ed5 Qc3–+ (15...Be5?! 16.Be5 Qe5 17.c4+=; 15...Nbd5?! 16.Bc4 Kh8 17.b6 Nc3 18.bc7 Nd1 19.Nf7 Rf7 20.Bf7–/+)) 13...Qc7 14.Qb1 Bg4 15.h3 (15.ed5 Nfd5 16.Ng5 Bf5+=) 15...Bh5 (15...Bf3 16.Bf3 d4 17.a4+= (17.cd4? c3–+)) 16.Bd1 (16.ed5 Rae8 17.Ne4 Ne4 18.Qe4 Bg6–/+) 16...de4+= 17.Ng5 e3 18.fe3 Bg6 19.Bc2 Qc5 20.Bg6 (20.Rf3 e4 (20...Qb5 21.Bg6 hg6 22.Qg6+–) 21.Nde4 Be4 22.Ne4 Ne4 23.Be4 Rf3 24.gf3 Nd5–/+) 20...Qe3–/+ (20...hg6?! 21.Re1 Qd5 22.Rd1 Qb5 23.Bc1+=) 21.Kh1 Qg5 22.Rf6 gf6 (22...Rf6 23.Bh7 Kh8 24.Ne4=) 23.Bh7 Kh8 24.Nf3 (24.Ne4 Qh5 25.Nd6 Qh7–+) 24...Qg3 25.Be4 (25.Qc2!?–/+) 25...f5!–+ 26.Bf5 (26.Bb7?? e4 27.Qe1 Rab8 28.Qg3 Bg3–+) 26...Rg8 (26...Na4 27.Qe4 Qf4 28.Nh4 Qe4 29.Be4 Nb2 30.Ng6 Kg7 31.Nf8 Bf8 32.Bb7–+) 27.Qc2 (27.Qf1 Na4 28.Rd1 Raf8 29.Rd6 Rf5–+) 27...Nd5 28.Re1 (28.Bc1!?–/+) 28...Raf8–+ 29.Qd2 (29.Re2 Ne3! 30.Re3 Rf5–+) 29...Nf4 30.Be4 Rf6 (30...Rf6 31.Re2 Rg4–+) 0–1. glovio (2300) – gambit_queen (2190), gameknot.com, 2014.

6.e3 c5 7.d3 Ngf6 8.c4 d4 9.Nbd2 (9.Be2 Qc7+=) 9...0–0 10.g3 Nb6 11.a4 (11.Bg2 Bf5 12.Qc2 de3 13.fe3 Ng4=) 11...e4 (11...Re8!?–/+) 12.de4 (12.Ne4 Ne4 13.de4 de3 14.fe3 f6=) 12...Re8 13.Bg2 (13.Be2 de3 14.fe3 Ne4 15.Ne4 Re4=) 13...de3+= 14.fe3 Ne4 15.0–0 Bg4 16.Qc2 Qe7 17.Qe4 (17.Ne4 Qe4 18.Qe4 Re4+=) 17...Qe4+= 18.Ne4 Re4 19.Nd2 Re3 (19...Re7 20.Rf2+=) 20.Bb7 Rae8 21.Bc6 R8e6 (21...Rd8 22.Bd5 Be6 23.Be6 fe6 24.Kf2–/+) 22.Bg2 (22.Rfc1 Be5 23.Be5 R6e5+= (worse is 23...R3e5 24.Nb3+/–)) 22...h5 23.Ra3 (23.Bd5 Re7+= (worse is 23...Nd5 24.cd5 Rg6 25.Nc4+=)) 23...Re2 (23...Ra3 24.Ba3 Be2 25.Re1 Bc4 26.Rc1–/+) 24.Bc3 (24.Bc1!?=) 24...R6e3+= 25.Rf2 Be5 (25...Re1 26.Rf1 Be5 27.Re1 Re1 28.Bf1 Bc3 29.Rc3+=) 26.Re2= Be2 27.Kf2 Rc3 28.Rc3 Bc3 29.Ke2 Bd2 30.Kd2 Na4 0–1. Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Osipov,Sergey (1975), FICGS, 2016.

6.e3 c5 7.Be2 f5 8.d3 Ngf6 9.e4 0–0 (9...de4 10.de4 Ne4 11.Nbd2 Nd2 12.Qd2=) 10.ed5= e4 (10...Nd5 11.Nbd2=) 11.de4 fe4 12.Ng5 Nb6 13.0–0 (13.Nd2 A) 13...Nbd5? 14.Nde4 (14.Nge4?! Be6+/–) 14...Bf4 15.Nf6 gf6 16.Ne4+–; B) worse is 13...Nfd5 14.Nge4 Na4 15.Nf3+/– (15.Nd6?! Nb2 16.Qc1 Qd6 17.Qb2 Re8=); C) 13...e3 14.fe3 Nfd5–/+ (14...Nbd5 15.Bc4 Kh8 16.Bd5 Nd5 17.Qh5+–)) 13...Ng4 (13...Na4 14.Bc1=) 14.Bg4 (14.h4 Bh2 15.Kh1 Nf2 16.Rf2 Rf2 17.Kh2 A) 17...Qd5? 18.Qd5 Nd5 19.Bc4+–; B) 17...Nd5 18.Bc1+/– (18.Ne4?? Qh4 19.Kg1 Rg2 20.Kg2 Ne3 21.Kg1 Nd1 22.Bd1 Qe1 23.Kh2 Qe4–+); C) 17...Qd6 18.Kg1 Qg3–+) 14...Qg5 15.Bc8 Rac8 16.Nd2 Rce8 (worse is 16...Qd5 17.Qg4 Be5 18.Be5 Qe5 19.Qe4 (19.Ne4? Rf4 20.Qg3 Re4–+) 19...Qe4 20.Ne4+/–) 17.Qe2 Attacking the isolated pawn on e4 (17.Qe1 Nd5 18.g3 Bf4–+) 17...Bh2 (17...Bh2 18.Kh2 Na4+=) 0–1. Cirulis,Ilmars (1840) – Schmidt,Jonny (1800), FICGS, 2015.

6.e3 Ngf6 7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 Nb6 9.c4 dc4 10.Nc4 Nc4 11.Bc4 0–0 12.Nc3 c6 13.a4 (13.bc6 bc6 14.Qc2 Qe7=) 13...Bd7 (13...Bg4 14.Qc2=) 14.Ba3 Ba3 15.Ra3 Qe7 16.Qb3 Rac8 17.b6 c5 18.d5 Qe5 (18...Qd6 19.Qb1=) 19.Qc2 (19.Ra2 Bf5=) 19...Rfe8+= 20.Ra1 Qg5 21.Kf1 Re5 (21...Qe5 22.Kg1+=) 22.Rb1 (22.Rd1 Qg6=) 22...Ng4 (22...Ne8 23.h4 (23.Ne4? Re4 24.Qe4 Bf5–+) 23...Qh5 24.Be2+= (24.Ne4? Re4 25.Qe4 Bf5–+)) 23.Be2 (23.h3 Nf6 24.Kg1=) 23...Ne3 (better is 23...Qf6!? 24.Bg4 Bg4+=) 24.fe3+= Qe3 25.Ke1 Qh6 26.Bb5 (26.g3 e3+=) 26...Bb5 (26...Qe3!? 27.Be2 Qh6=) 27.Rb5+= (worse is 27.Nb5 Rd5 28.Qe4 Qc6+=) 27...e3 (27...Qe3 28.Kd1 Rd8 29.Qd2+=) 28.Rf1 (28.Qe2 Qh4 29.Kd1 Re7+=) 28...e2 (28...Qh2 29.Qe2= (29.Ra5? Qg3 30.Kd1 e2 31.Ne2 Rd5 32.Kc1 Qa3 33.Qb2 Qe3 34.Kb1 Rd2–+)) 29.Rf2 (29.Rh1!?+=) 29...Qh2= 30.Re2 Qh4 31.Kd2 ½–½. Cirulis,Ilmars (1905) – Pareschi,Remo (2000), FICGS, 2015.

6.e3 Ngf6 7.Be2 e4 8.Nd4 Ne5 9.0–0 Nfg4 (9...0–0 10.Nc3+=) 10.g3 (10.h3 Nh2 11.Re1 Qg5+=) 10...Qg5+= 11.Nc3 Qh6 12.Bg4? (better is 12.h4 Nf6 13.b6+=) 12...Bg4–+ (12...Ng4 13.h4 g5 14.Nd5 gh4 15.Qe2–+) 13.f3 (13.Nce2 c5 14.bc6 bc6–+) 13...ef3 14.Rf2 Qg5 (14...c6 15.Rb1–+) 15.Qf1 (15.e4 Nc4 16.Nf3 Qe7 17.Nd5 Nb2–+) 15...h5 16.h4 (16.Rf3 Nf3 17.Nf3 Qg6–+) 16...Qg6 17.d3 Be6 (17...Be6 18.Nf3 Qg3 19.Qg2 Nf3 20.Rf3 Qh4–+) 0–1. Fournier,Frederic (2095) – Hervet,Gilles (2355), Grand Prix AJEC, 2009.

5.Nf3 Qe7

6.c4 dc4 7.e4 =.

6.c4 Nf6 7.cd5 e4 8.Nd4 Nd5 9.Nc3 (9.e3 0–0=) 9...Nc3=+ 10.Bc3 0–0 (10...a4 11.Bb2=+) 11.e3 (11.Qa4 Bd7=+) 11...a4 (11...Ba3 12.d3=+) 12.Qc2 (12.Qc1 c5 13.bc6 Nc6=+) 12...Re8 (12...Ba3 13.d3=+) 13.Bc4 Qg5 14.h4? (14.g3 Nd7=+) 14...Qg6 15.h5 Qg5 16.Kf1= Nd7 17.f4 Qc5 18.Qa2+/– Rf8 19.h6 Nb6 20.hg7 Qc4 21.Qc4 Nc4 22.gf8Q Bf8+= 23.Rh5 h6 24.Bb4 Bb4 25.ab4 Kg7 26.Kf2 Nd2 27.Ra2 Nc4+= 28.Rc5 Nb6 29.Ra3 Bg4 30.Rc7 Nd5 31.Rc5 Nb6 32.Kg3 h5 33.f5 (33...Kf6 34.Kf4+/–) 1–0. Luzuriaga,Norberto Horacio – Heynen,Guy, corr b4/07/31, 2008.

6.e3 c5 7.bc6 bc6 8.Be2 Be6 (8...Nf6 9.c4+=) 9.d3 (better is 9.Be5 Nf6 10.Bd6 Qd6 11.d4+/–) 9...Nd7+= 10.Nbd2 Nh6 11.Qc1 0–0 12.0–0 f6 13.c4 a4 14.Qc2 Rfb8 15.Rfb1 Nc5 Black intends e4 16.Bc1 e4 17.Nd4 Bd7 18.de4 de4 19.Rb8 Rb8 20.Rb1 Rf8 21.Bb2 f5 22.g3 Qg5 23.h4 Qg6 24.Qd1 f4 (24...Bg3!? 25.h5 Qg5 26.fg3 Qg3 27.Kh1 Ng4 (27...Qe3?! 28.Qg1 Qh3 29.Qh2 Qh2 30.Kh2–/+) 28.Bg4 Nd3–+ (28...fg4 29.Qg1 Qh3 30.Qh2 Qh2 31.Kh2 Rf2 32.Kg3 Rd2 33.Bc3–/+)) 25.ef4 Bf4 26.Bh5 Qd6 27.Nf1 Nd3 28.Ne2? Be5 29.Be5 Qe5 30.Nf4 Qd4 31.Nd3+= ed3 32.Ne3 Nf5 33.Nf5 Bf5–+ 34.Qd2 Qc4 35.Rb7 Be4?? 36.Qg5?? Qd4–+ 37.Bf7 Kh8 38.Qe7 Qa1 (38...Qa1 39.Rb1 Qb1 40.Kh2 Qh1) 0–1. Fournier,Frederic (1885) – Savouret,Frederic (2010), FRA Ch (Team) N4 Creil–SenlisB, 2006.

6.e3 c6 7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 (8.Ne5 Bf5 9.c4 f6–/+) 8...Nd7 (8...Nf6 9.c4=) 9.c4 Ndf6 (9...Qh4 10.c5 Bc7 11.Be2=) 10.Nc3 Nh6 11.Qb3 Be6 12.bc6 bc6 13.cd5 cd5 14.Bb5 Kf8 15.a4 g6 16.h3 1–0. Flores,Luis (2115) – Duttagupta,Aniruddha (1825), FICGS, 2016.

6.e3 Nf6 7.c4 0–0 8.c5 Bc5 9.Be5 Bg4 10.d4 Nbd7 11.Bf6 Qf6 (11...Nf6? 12.dc5 Qc5 13.Be2+–) 12.Nc3 Nb6 13.Be2 (13.Bd3 Bd6+=) 13...Rfe8 (13...Bd6 14.0–0+=) 14.0–0 Bd6 15.h3 Bh5 16.Bd3 c5 17.bc6 bc6 18.a4 Nc4 19.Bc4 dc4 20.Qe2 Rab8 21.Rac1 Qg6 22.Qc2 Qc2 (22...Rb2 23.Qg6 (worse is 23.Qb2 Bf3 24.g4 Qh6 25.Qb4 Qh3 26.Qd6 Qg2) 23...Bg6 24.Rfd1–/+) 23.Rc2+= Bg6 24.e4 f6 25.Nd2 Red8 26.Nc4 Bc7 27.Rd1 Rb4 28.Ne3 Rbd4 29.Rd4 Rd4 30.f3 Be8 31.Kf2 Be5 32.Ng4 Bb8 33.Ke2 h5 34.Ne3 Be5 35.Rd2 Rb4 36.Rd8 Kf7 37.Kd3 Rb3 38.Ned1 Bb8 39.Kc2 Rb4 40.Na2 Rb6 (40...Rb7 41.Ne3 Ke7 42.Rd3+=) 41.Ne3 Ke7 42.Rd2 Bf7 43.Nf5 Ke8 44.Nc3 (44.Ng7? Kf8 45.Nh5 Bh5–+ (45...Ba2?! 46.Nf6 Bb3 47.Kc1–/+)) 44...g6 45.Nd6 Bd6 46.Rd6 Ke7 47.Rd4 Bb3 48.Kc1 g5 49.Kd2 Rb4 Attacking the isolated pawn on a4 50.Ke3 Rd4 51.Kd4 Kd6 52.g4 (52.g3 h4 53.gh4 gh4+=) 52...h4 53.Ke3 (53.Kd3!?–/+) 53...Kc5–+ 54.f4 gf4 55.Kf4 Kb4 56.Nb1?? (56.Ne2 Ka4 57.Nc1–+) 56...Ba4 57.Kf5 (57.g5 fg5 58.Kg5–+) 57...Bc2 58.Nd2 a4 0–1. antinephilehi (1900) – forsetinn (2235), gameknot.com, 2014.

6.e3 Nf6 7.c4 0–0 8.d4 ed4 ½–½. Cirulis,Ilmars (1675) – Reboredo,Daniel (1935), FICGS, 2015.

6.e3 Nf6 7.c4 Nbd7 8.Nc3 d4 9.Ne2 Nc5 10.Ng3 0–0 11.Qc2 (11.Nh4 d3–/+) 11...d3!–/+ 12.Qb1 (12.Bd3 e4 Double attack (12...e4 Decoy)) 12...e4 13.Nd4 Bg3 14.hg3 Ng4 15.f3 ef3 (better is 15...Qd6!? 16.f4 Qg6–+) 16.gf3+= Ne3 17.Bd3 (worse is 17.de3 Qe3 18.Kd1 Re8–/+) 17...Nf5 18.Kf2 Nd3 19.Qd3 g6?? (better is 19...Qd6 20.g4 Nh6=) 20.Nf5+– Bf5 21.Rh7! Qc5? (21...Kh7 22.Rh1 Mate attack) 22.Bd4 f6 (22...Bd3?? 23.Rh8; 22...Kh7?? 23.Rh1 Bh3 24.Rh3 Qh5 25.Rh5 Kg8 26.Rh8) 23.Qe3 (23.Bc5?! Bd3 24.Rc7 Rf7+–) 23...Qd6 (23...Qd4 24.Qd4 Kh7 25.g4+–) 24.Qh6 (better is 24.Rah1 Bh3 25.R1h3 Qe5 26.Be5 fe5 27.Qd3 Rfe8 28.Qg6 Kf8 29.Qf7) 24...Qd4 25.Kg2 Qd2 26.Qd2 Kh7 27.Rh1 Kg8 28.g4 Rfd8 29.Qh6 Bd3 30.Qh7 Kf8 31.Qc7 (31.Qc7 Bc4 32.Rh8 Bg8 33.Qh7 Rd2 34.Kg3 Rg2 35.Kg2 Rd8 36.Rg8) 1–0. Logvinov,Kirill (2015) – Nadeev,Sergey (2295), Kaluga RUS, CFO Team Ch, 2012.

6.e3 Nf6 7.c4 e4 8.Nd4 0–0 9.cd5 Nd5 10.d3 c5 11.de4 Ne3 (11...Qe4 12.Nf3=) 12.fe3 cd4 13.Qd4 Qh4 14.g3 Qh6 15.e5 Be7 16.Nc3 Be6 17.Bg2 Nd7 18.Nd5 Bd5 19.Bd5 (19.Qd5?! Qe3 20.Kf1 Nc5+=) 19...Bg5 (19...Nc5 20.0–0+/–) 20.Qg4 (20.Bb7 Rad8 21.Rd1 Rfe8+/–) 20...Nb6 (20...Nc5 21.0–0+=) 21.Bb7+/– Rad8 22.Rc1 Be3 23.Rc6 g6 24.Rc2 Rd3 25.e6 (25.h3!?+/–) 25...Bd2+= 26.Kf1 fe6 27.Kg2 Qe3 28.Be4 Rf2 29.Kh3 Qh6 30.Qh4 Qh4 31.Kh4 Re3 32.Bc6+= e5 33.Bc1 Ree2 34.Kh3 Kf7 35.Bb7 Ke7 36.Rc7 Kd6 37.Rc2 a4 38.Rc6+/– Kd7 39.Bd2 Rd2 40.Rb6 Kc7 41.Ra6 Kb7 42.Ra4 Rb2 43.Rh4 h5 44.a4 Rf5 45.Rc4 g5 46.Rc6 Rb4 47.Rh6 Ra4 48.Rh5 e4 49.Rh7 Kb6 50.Re7 Rf8 51.Re1 Rh8 52.Kg4+– e3 53.Kf5 Kb5 54.Re2 g4+= 55.R7e3 Rf8 56.Kg6 Rg8 57.Kf7 Rh8 58.Re8 Rh7 59.Kf6 Raa7 60.Rc8 Kb4 61.Rg8 Kc4 62.Kf5 Kd3+/– 63.Rb2 Kc3 64.Rg2 Ra4 65.Rg4 Rf7 66.Kg6 Raa7 67.Rf4 Rg7 68.Kf5 Kd3 69.Rf3 Kd4 70.Rd2 Kc4 71.h4 Rg8 72.Rdd3 Rh7 73.Rc3 Kb4 74.Rce3 Kc5 75.Ke5 Re7 76.Kf6 Ra7 77.h5 Rgg7 78.Ra3 Raf7 79.Ke5 Re7 80.Kf4 Ref7 81.Ke3 Rb7 82.Ra4 Rb3 83.Kf2 Rb2 84.Kg1 Re2 85.g4 Rh7 86.Rf5 Kb6 87.Rf6 Kb5 88.Raf4 Re8 89.h6 Kc5 90.Kf2 Rhh8 91.R4f5 Kd4 92.Rh5 Ke4 93.g5 Re5 94.Rh4 Kd5 95.g6 Rg5 96.Ra4 Ke5 97.g7 Rh6 98.Rh6 Rg7 99.Rh5 (99.Rh5 Ke6 100.Ra6 Kf7 101.Rh3+–) 1–0. Szabo,Almos (2305) – Taylor,Terry J (2460), 7th European Team Championship – Semifi, 2005.

6.e3 Nf6 7.d3 Bg4 8.Be2 Nbd7 9.a4 0–0 10.Nbd2 Rad8 11.0–0 Rfe8 12.Re1 e4 13.Nd4 Be2 14.Qe2 Qe5 15.f4 ef3 16.N2f3 Qh5 17.g3 Ng4 18.Bc1 Nde5 19.c3 Bc5 20.Ra2 Rd7 21.Qf1 Rde7 22.Ne5 Re5 23.Rae2 Qg6 24.Qf4 h5 25.e4 (25.Rf1 h4+= (worse is 25...Qd3 26.Qf7 Kh8 27.Nf5+=)) 25...Nf6–/+ 26.Kg2 de4 27.de4 Bd4 28.cd4 Re4 29.Re4 Re4 30.Re4 Qe4 (worse is 30...Ne4 31.Qc7 Qg4 32.Qc4= (32.Qa5?? Qe2 33.Kh3 Nf2 34.Kg2 Ng4 35.Kg1 Qh2 36.Kf1 Qf2)) 31.Qe4 Ne4 32.Bf4 c6 33.bc6 bc6 34.Bc7 Nc3 35.Ba5 Na4 36.Kf3 Kf8 37.Ke4 Ke7 38.Bb4 Ke6 39.Bf8 g6 40.Bb4 Nb6 41.Ba5 Nc4 42.Bb4 Nd6 43.Kd3 Kd5 44.Bc5 Ne4 45.Ba7 Nf2 46.Ke2 Ng4 47.h3 Nh6 48.Kd3 g5 49.Bc5 (better is 49.Bb6–+) 49...g4 50.hg4 hg4 (50...Ng4?! 51.Bb4–+) 51.Ke3 Nf5 52.Kf4 Nd4 (52...Nd4 53.Ba3 f5–+) 0–1. Fournier,Frederic – Le Hay,Thierry, FRA Ch (Team) N4 Senlis–Chauny, 1999.

6.g3 Nf6 7.Bg2 0–0 8.0–0 h6 (8...e4 9.Nd4+=) 9.c4 (9.Nc3 Be6+=) 9...c6 (9...dc4 10.Qc2+=) 10.d4 (10.cd5 cd5 11.a4 Bg4+=) 10...e4 (10...dc4? 11.de5 Be5 12.Be5+–) 11.Ne5 Nbd7 (11...cb5 12.c5 Bc7+=) 12.bc6 (better is 12.Nd7!? Bd7 13.c5=) 12...Ne5–/+ 13.de5 Be5 14.cb7 Bb7 15.Be5 Qe5 16.Nd2 e3 (16...Rab8 17.Qc2–/+) 17.Nf3 ef2 18.Rf2 Qc7 (18...Qe7 19.Nh4 Ng4 20.Nf5+=) 19.Nd4 (19.cd5 Bd5 20.Rc1 Qe7–/+) 19...Ng4 (19...dc4!? 20.Bb7 Qb7–+) 20.cd5+= Nf2 21.Kf2 Qc5 22.Rc1 (22.Rb1 Ba6–/+ (worse is 22...Bd5 23.Rb5 Qa3 24.Bd5+/–)) 22...Qa3 23.Nf5 (23.Rc7 Ba6 24.Qc1 Qc1 25.Rc1 Bb7–/+) 23...Bc8–/+ 24.Ng7? (better is 24.Ra1 Qc5 25.Qd4–/+) 24...Kg7–+ 25.Qd4 Kg8 26.Rc6 (26.Qf4 Qb4 27.Qh6–+) 26...Ra6?? (better is 26...Qb4 27.Rc4 Qb5–+) 27.Rc8–/+ Rc8 28.Qg4 Rg6 29.Qc8 Kg7 30.Be4 Rf6 31.Kg2 Qe3 32.Qg4 Qg5 33.Qd7 h5+= 34.Qa7 h4 35.Qd4 h3–+ 36.Kh3 Qh5 37.Kg2 Qe2 38.Kh3 Qf1 39.Kg4 Qf2 40.Qe5? Qe2–+ 41.Kh3 Qd2 ½–½. Kuemin,Simon (2310) – Sakelsek,Tadej (2200), Mitropa Cup, Saint Vincent ITA, 2001.

5.Nf3 f6

6.d3 Ne7 7.e4 0–0 8.ed5 Nd5 9.c4 Nf4 10.g3 Nh3 11.Nc3 Bg4 12.Ne4 Nd7 (12...Be7 13.Bg2=+) 13.Be2 Nc5 14.Nh4 f5 15.Nd6 Be2 (< 15...Qd6 16.f3 Bh5 17.d4=; < 15...cd6 16.f3 Bh5 17.d4 ed4 18.Qd4=) 16.Qe2 Qd6 17.Rd1 Rad8 18.d4 e4 (18...ed4?! 19.Rd4 (19.Bd4? Rfe8 20.Be3 Nd3 21.Kf1 Qa3 22.Rd3 Qd3–+) 19...Rde8 20.Rd6 cd6 21.Bd4 Re2 22.Ke2=) 19.Rf1 (19.Kf1 Nd3 20.Rd3 ed3 21.Qd3 Qh6–/+) 19...Nd3 20.Rd3 Nf4 21.gf4 ed3 22.Qd3 Qe7 23.Kd2 Qh4 24.Qg3 Qf6 25.Kc1 Rfe8 26.d5 Qh6 27.Rg1 Rd7 28.Kb1 Re4 29.Qc3 b6 (29...Rf4?! 30.Bc1 Qd6 31.Bf4 Qf4 32.Re1=) 30.h3 a4 (< 30...Rf4 31.f3 Re7 32.Bc1=) 31.Bc1 Rde7 32.Qd3 Re1 (32...Qh4!? 33.Rg3 Qf6–/+) 33.Re1=+ Re1 34.Qf5 g6 35.Qc8 Qf8 36.Qf8 Kf8 37.Kc2 Re2 38.Kc3 Rf2 (39.Kb4 Rf3–/+) 0–1. Hind,Alan – Schirmer,Michael, corr 3GMM½–05, 1998.

6.e3 Bg4 7.h3 Bh5 8.g4 Bf7 9.c4 Ne7 10.g5 Bh5 11.gf6 gf6 12.Be2 dc4 13.Nc3 (13.Bc4? e4 14.Be2 ef3 15.Bf3 Bf3 16.Qf3 Nd7–+) 13...Nd7 14.Ne4 f5 15.Ng3 Bf7 16.Ng5 (16.Qc2!?=) 16...Bd5–/+ 17.Bf3 Bf3 18.Qf3 Nc5 19.Qh5 Kd7 20.Nf7 Nd3 21.Kf1 Qe8 22.Nh8 Qh5 (< 22...Nb2 23.Nf7 Nd3 24.Qh7+/–; 22...Qh8?! 23.Bc3=) 23.Nh5 Rh8 24.Bc3 c6 25.bc6 (25.b6 Rf8=) 25...Kc6=+ 26.f4 Nd5 27.fe5 Ne5 28.Ba5 (28.Rg1 Nc3 29.dc3 Nd3=+) 28...Nd3=+ 29.Bb4 N3b4 30.ab4 Nb4 31.Ke2 Rg8 32.Rhg1 Rg1 33.Rg1 Nd3 34.Rf1 Be5 (34...b5 35.Rf5 b4 36.Nf6+=) 35.Rf5+= b5 36.Nf6 b4 37.Nh7 b3 38.Kd1 Nb2 (38...Kd5 39.Ng5+/–) 39.Kc1 c3 40.dc3 (40.Re5?? Nd3 41.Kd1 c2 42.Ke2 Ne5–+) ½–½. Smith,Douglas Royston (2005) – Epiney,Flo (2040), Telechess, 2002.

6.e3 Ne7

7.c4 c5!? =+.

7.c4 Be6 8.d4+= ed4 9.Nd4 Bf7 10.Qg4 0–0 11.Ne6 Be6 12.Qe6 Rf7 13.Nc3 Be5 14.cd5 Qd6 15.Bc4+– Nd7? 16.Ne4 Qe6 17.de6 Bb2 18.ef7 Kf8 19.Ra2 Be5 20.0–0 Nb6 21.Be6 Rd8 22.f4 Bd6 23.Rd2 Nec8 24.Nc5! Bc5 25.Rd8 (25...Ke7 26.Re8 Kd6 27.f8Q Ne7 28.Qe7) 1–0. Gross,Wilhelm – Fengsrud,Roy, corr 3GMM–08, 1994.

7.d4 ed4

8.Qd4 c6 A) 9.Bd3 A1) 9...c5 10.Qc3 Qb6 11.Be2 a4 12.Qd2=; A2) 9...0–0 10.c4 c5 11.Qc3 Qe8 12.Qc2=; A3) 9...Bf5 10.Nc3 Nd7 11.Bf5 Nf5 12.Qg4=; A4) 9...Be6 10.Qh4 Nf5 11.Qa4 Qc7 12.Nbd2=; A5) 9...cb5 10.Bb5 Nbc6 11.Nc3 0–0 12.Qd2=; B) 9.Nc3 B1) 9...Ng6 10.Qd1 Bg4 11.Be2 Qc7 12.h3=; B2) 9...Bf5 10.e4 Bg6 11.ed5 cd5 12.0–0–0+=; B3) 9...0–0 10.Bd3 a4 11.0–0 Nf5 12.Bf5=; B4) 9...Bd7 10.Rd1 Nf5 11.Qd3 Qe7 12.Be2+=; B5) 9...Nd7 10.Rb1 Ne5 11.Be2 Bf5 12.Qd1=; C) 9.Be2 C1) 9...Bf5 10.Qd2 Qc7 11.Nd4 Bd7 12.c4=; C2) 9...0–0 10.c4 c5 11.Qc3 Be6 12.Bd3=; C3) 9...Qd7 10.c4 Nf5 11.bc6 bc6 12.Qd2+=; C4) 9...Nf5 10.Qd2 0–0 11.c4 Be6 12.cd5+=; C5) 9...cb5 10.Bb5 Nbc6 11.Nc3 0–0 12.Qd2=; D) 9.c4 D1) 9...Nf5 10.Qd1 dc4 11.Bc4 cb5 12.Bb5+=; D2) 9...c5 10.Qd2 Be6 11.Nc3 dc4 12.Rd1+/–; D3) 9...0–0 10.cd5 Nd5 11.Bc4 Be6 12.Nc3+=; D4) 9...Nd7 10.cd5 Nd5 11.Nbd2 Qe7 12.Ne4+=.

8.Qd4 Nd7 9.Nc3 A) 9...Nb6 10.Be2 Bf5 11.e4 Bg6 12.Nd5+=; B) 9...c6 10.Qg4 Ng6 11.Qe6 Qe7 12.Qe7=; C) 9...Ne5 10.Be2=+ Nf3 11.Bf3 Be5 12.Qd3=.

8.Qd4 Nd7 9.Qd1 A) 9...0–0 10.Nbd2 Nc5 11.c4 Kh8 12.Be2=; B) 9...Nc5 10.Nbd2 0–0 11.c4 Kh8 12.Be2=; C) 9...Ne5 10.Ne5 fe5 11.c4 Be6 12.cd5=; D) 9...a4 10.c4 Nb6 11.cd5 Ned5 12.Bd3=; E) 9...Nb6 10.Bd3 0–0 11.0–0 Qe8 12.Nbd2=.

8.Qd4 Nd7 9.Nbd2 A) 9...Nc5 10.Bd3 Nf5 11.Bf5 Bf5 12.Qd5+=; B) 9...Nb6 10.Be2 Bd7 11.0–0 0–0 12.c4=; C) 9...Ne5 10.c4 c5 11.bc6 N5c6 12.Qc3=; D) 9...Bc5 10.Qd3 0–0 11.c4 Nb6 12.cd5+=; E) 9...0–0 10.Be2 Nb6 11.0–0 Be6 12.Qd3=.

8.Qd4 Nd7 9.Be2 A) 9...0–0 10.Nbd2 Nb6 11.0–0 Be6 12.Qd3=; B) 9...Nc5 10.0–0 Bf5 11.Qd1 0–0 12.c4=; C) 9...Nb6 10.Nbd2 Nf5 11.Qd3 Qe7 12.e4=; D) 9...Ne5 10.Nbd2 Bf5 11.Qc3 Nf3 12.Nf3=.

8.Qd4 Be6 A) 9.Bd3 A1) 9...c5 10.Qh4 Nf5 11.Bf5 Bf5 12.Nc3+=; A2) 9...Nf5 10.Qa4 0–0 11.Nc3 c6 12.0–0+=; A3) 9...Nd7 10.Qh4 Nc5 11.Nd4 Qd7 12.Nc3=; B) 9.Be2 B1) 9...0–0 10.Qd1 c5 11.c4 Qb6 12.Nc3=; B2) 9...c5 10.Qd1 0–0 11.c4 Qb6 12.Nc3=; B3) 9...Nf5 10.Qd2 Nd7 11.Nc3 Nb6 12.Bd3=; B4) 9...Qd7 10.0–0 0–0 11.Nc3 c5 12.Qa4=; B5) 9...Nd7 10.Nc3 0–0 11.0–0 Nc5 12.Qd2=; C) 9.Nc3 C1) 9...Nd7 10.Qd2 Ne5 11.Nd4 Bg4 12.h3=; C2) 9...0–0 10.Bd3 Nd7 11.Qh4 Ng6 12.Bg6+=; C3) 9...Qd7 10.Bd3 Bg4 11.Be2 Bf3 12.Bf3+=; C4) 9...c6 10.Be2 Nf5 11.Qd2 0–0 12.Bd3=; C5) 9...c5 10.Qd3 Nd7 11.Be2 Ne5 12.Ne5=; D) 9.Qd2 D1) 9...c5 10.c4 dc4 11.Qc2 a4 12.Bc4+=; D2) 9...Qd7 10.Nc3 c6 11.Nd4 Bg4 12.h3+=; D3) 9...Bg4 10.Be2 Nd7 11.0–0 0–0 12.Nc3=; D4) 9...Nd7 10.Be2 Ne5 11.Nd4 Qd7 12.0–0=; D5) 9...0–0 10.Nc3 Re8 11.Nd4 Bf7 12.Bd3=.

8.Qd4 c5

9.Qa4 c4 10.Bd4 Nd7 11.c3 Nf5 12.Be2 =+.

9.Qc3 A) 9...Qb6 10.Be2 a4 11.Qd2 0–0 12.Nc3=; B) 9...a4 10.Qd2 0–0 11.c4 Be6 12.Nc3=; C) 9...0–0 10.Be2 Qb6 11.0–0 Bd7 12.a4=; D) 9...Nd7 10.Nbd2 Nb6 11.Be2 Na4 12.Qb3=; E) 9...Bg4 10.Nbd2 Nd7 11.h3 Be6 12.Rd1=.

9.Qd1 A) 9...0–0 10.c4 Be6 11.Nc3 dc4 12.Qa4+=; B) 9...Qb6 10.c4 Be6 11.Nc3 dc4 12.Nd2+=; C) 9...Nd7 10.c4 Nb6 11.cd5 Ned5 12.Qc2=; D) 9...Qc7 10.c4 Be6 11.Nc3 dc4 12.Rc1=; E) 9...Be6 10.c4 a4 11.Nc3 dc4 12.Rc1=.

9.Qd2 0–0 10.Nc3 Be6=+ 11.0–0–0 Nd7 12.Bc4 Nb6–/+ 13.Be2 Qc7 14.h4 Rfd8 15.Qe1 Nc4 16.Bc4=+ dc4 17.Qe2 Be5 18.Ne5+/– fe5 19.g4 Qb6 20.f4+= Qc7 21.f5+/– Bf7 22.e4 b6 23.Rd8 Rd8 24.Rd1 Rd4 25.g5 Qd6 26.Na4 Kh8 27.Bd4 cd4= 28.Qf3 Bh5 29.Qh5 Qa3 30.Kb1 Qb4 ½–½. marus1 – spok, internet, 2001.

9.Qd2 A) 9...Be6 10.c4 dc4 11.Qc2 Nd7 12.Bc4=; B) 9...Nd7 10.c4 Nb6 11.cd5 Ned5 12.Nc3=; C) 9...Qb6 10.c4 Be6 11.cd5 Nd5 12.Bc4+=; D) 9...Qc7 10.c4 Be6 11.cd5 Nd5 12.Bc4+=.

4.Bb2 Nd7

5.Nc3 Nb6 6.e3 Nf6 7.Nf3 Bd6 8.Be2 0–0 9.a4 c6 10.d4 e4 11.Ne5 Qc7 12.0–0 (12.Ba3 Bb4 13.Bb4 ab4+=) 12...Nbd7 (12...Be5 13.de5 Qe5 14.bc6 bc6 15.Rb1–/+) 13.Nd7 Bh2 (13...Bd7 14.h3+=) 14.Kh1 Bd7 15.g3 (15.bc6 bc6 (worse is 15...Bc6 16.g3 Bg3 17.fg3+=) 16.Ba3 Bd6–+) 15...Bg3–/+ 16.fg3 (16.bc6 bc6 17.fg3 Qg3–+) 16...Qg3–+ 17.Qe1 Qh3 18.Kg1 Ng4 (18...Qe3!? 19.Qf2 Qf2 20.Kf2 Bg4–+) 19.Bg4–/+ Qg4 20.Kh2 Qh3 (20...cb5 21.ab5 (21.Nb5 Qh3 22.Kg1 Ra6 23.Rf3 ef3 24.Qf2 Rg6 25.Qg3 Qg3 26.Kh1 Qg2) 21...Qh3 22.Kg1 Bb5 23.Rf2 Qg3 24.Rg2 Qe1 25.Re1–+) 21.Kg1 Rae8 (21...cb5 22.Rf2 Ra6 23.Qe2 Rg6 24.Rg2 Rg2 25.Qg2 Qe3 26.Kh2 Qh6 27.Kg1–+) 22.Rf2 Re6 23.Qe2 Rg6 24.Rg2 Bg4 (24...Rg2 25.Qg2 Qe3 26.Qf2 Qf2 27.Kf2–+) 25.Qd2 Qh6 (25...Bh5 26.bc6 Rg2 27.Qg2 Qe3 28.Qf2 Qg5 29.Kf1 bc6 30.Ke1–/+) 26.Re1? (better is 26.Ne2!?–/+) 26...Bf3–+ (26...Bf3 27.Ree2 Bg2 28.Rg2 Qh3–+) 0–1. antinephilehi (2140) – eekan (1920), gameknot.com, 2011.

5.c4 dc4 6.e3 Ngf6 7.Bc4 Nb6 8.Ba2 Bg4 9.f3 Bd7 10.Be5 Bb5 11.Nc3 Ba6 12.Qb3 Qd7 (12...Nc4 13.Bd4 Qd7 14.Nb1+=) 13.Nge2 (better is 13.Bf6!? gf6 14.Ne4+=) 13...Nc4+= Attacks the backward pawn on d2. The isolani on a3 becomes a target 14.Bd4 c5 (worse is 14...Ba3 15.d3 Bb2 16.Rd1 Bc3 17.Nc3=) 15.Bf6 Qd2 (worse is 15...gf6 16.Ne4 Be7 17.Nf4+=) 16.Kf1 gf6 17.Qa4 b5 18.Nb5 Ne3 19.Kf2 Bh6 20.Qe4 Kd7 21.Bf7 Bb5 22.Qb7 Kd6 23.Qb5 Rhb8 24.Qa4 Ke7 25.Ba2 Kf8 26.Qc6 ½–½. Fournier,Frederic (2390) – Muminovic,Semsudin (2365), chess.com (team), 2009.

5.c4 dc4 6.e3 Ngf6 7.Bc4 Be7 (7...Nb6!? 8.Ba2 Bd6=+) 8.Qc2 e4 9.Nh3 0–0 10.Ng5 Nb6 11.Ne4 Ne4 12.Qe4 Nc4 13.Qc4 Be6 14.Qd4 Qd4 15.Bd4 Bc4 16.Nc3 Bd3 17.a4 Rad8 (17...c5 18.bc6 bc6 19.Nd1+=) 18.f3 (18.Ne2 Rfe8+=) 18...Rfe8 19.Kf2 Bb4 20.h4 c5 21.bc6 bc6 22.Na2 c5 (< 22...Bd2 23.Rhd1 Rd4 24.Rd2+/–) 23.Nb4 cb4 24.Rhc1 Rc8 (24...b3!? 25.Bb2 Bc2=) 25.Rc8 Rc8 26.e4 Bc2 27.Ke3 f5 28.Bb2 Rc6 29.g4 fe4 30.fe4 Rg6 31.g5 Rc6 32.d4 Kf8 33.h5 Ke7 34.Rf1 Rc7 (34...Re6!? 35.e5 Ra6+/–) 35.Rf5+– Ra7 36.d5 Ke8 37.d6 Ba4 38.Bd4 Ra6 39.Bg7 Rd6 40.g6! hg6 41.h6 gf5 42.h7 fe4 43.h8Q Kd7 44.Qh3 Kd8 1–0. miquelstone – Sandeman_be, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

5.e3 Bd6 6.d4 Ngf6 7.de5 Ne5 8.Nd2 0–0 9.Ngf3 Qe7 =+.

5.Nf3 Bd6 6.c4 dc4 7.e4 Ngf6 8.Qc2 0–0 9.Bc4 Qe7 =.

5.Nf3 e4 6.Nd4 Nb6 7.Nc3 Bd6 8.e3 Nf6 9.Be2 Bd7 10.0–0 0–0 11.d3 Qe7 12.g3 Rad8 13.a4 Bb4 14.Qd2 c6 15.bc6 bc6 16.Qc1 c5 17.Ndb5 ed3 18.cd3 d4! 19.Na2 (19.ed4 Bb5 Decoy) 19...Na4 20.Nb4 Bb5 (20...cb4?! 21.Ra4 Bb5 22.Ra5+=; 20...Nb2?! 21.Nc2 Rb8 22.Qb2 Rb5 23.Qc1–/+) 21.Nc2 Nd5 22.Re1 de3 23.Ne3 Ne3 24.Bf1 Rfe8 (24...Bd3 25.Re3 Qb7 26.Ra4 Bf1 27.Kf1 Qb5 28.Rc4+/–; 24...Nb2?! 25.Qb2 Qd7 26.Re3–/+) 25.Re3 Qd6 26.Ba3 Qd5 27.Re4 Bc6 28.Qc4 Re4 29.Qd5 Bd5 30.de4 Be4 31.Bc1 Bc6 32.Bf4 Rd7 33.Bg2 Bb5 ½–½. Luzuriaga,Norberto Horacio (2375) – Van Daatselaar (2230), WS TT/4 Sokolsky email, 2006.

5.Nf3 e4 6.Nd4 Nb6 7.e3 Na4 8.Ra2 Nb2 9.Rb2=+ Nf6 =+.

5.Nf3 e4 6.Nd4 Ne5 7.e3 Bd6 8.d3 Nf6 9.Nc3 0–0 =+.

5.e3 Ngf6

6.c4 dc4 7.Bc4 Nb6 8.Ba2 Bd6 9.d3 0–0 10.Nf3 Qe7 11.0–0 Bf5 12.d4 e4 13.Ne5 Be5 14.de5 Ng4 15.Bd4 Ne5 (15...Rfd8 16.Nd2=+) 16.Qh5= g6 17.Qh6 Nbd7 18.Nd2 Nf6 (18...Qa3?? 19.Bf7 Rf7 20.Ra3+–) 19.h3 Rfd8 (19...c5 20.Bc3=) 20.f3 (20.Qg5 Qd6=) 20...c5 (20...Qa3? 21.fe4 Qf8 22.Qh4+–) 21.bc6 Nc6 (21...bc6 22.fe4 c5 23.Be5 (23.ef5?! cd4 24.fg6 Ng6 25.ed4 Rd4+/–) 23...Qe5 24.ef5 Rd2 25.fg6 hg6 26.Qg6 Kh8 27.Qf6 Qf6 28.Rf6+–) 22.Bc3 Ne8 23.fe4 Be6 (23...Qa3?? 24.Bf7! Kf7 25.Qh7 Ke6 26.ef5 gf5 27.Qf5 Kd6 28.Ra3+–) 24.Be6 Qe6 25.Nf3 =. Luzuriaga,Norberto Horacio (2240) – Molo,Rene Angel (2330), Pappier Memorial C, 1999.

6.c4 dc4 7.Bc4 Bd6 8.d4 0–0 9.Qc2 e4 =+.

6.d4 ed4 7.Bd4= c5 8.bc6 bc6 9.c4 c5 10.Bc3 Bd6 11.cd5 0–0 12.Nf3 (12.Bb5 Rb8 13.Bc6 Ne5=) 12...Nb6 13.Bd3 (13.Bf6 Qf6 14.Nbd2 A) 14...Nd5? 15.Ne4 Qe6 16.Bc4+– (16.Nd6?! Qd6 17.Qc2 Bg4=); B) 14...Bf5=) 13...Nbd5+= 14.Qc2 Nc3 15.Nc3 Bb7 16.0–0 (16.Rd1 Qe7=) 16...c4 (16...Bf3 17.gf3 c4 18.Bc4 Bh2 19.Kg2=) 17.Be2 Rb8 18.Rfd1 Qe7 (18...Bf3 19.Bf3 Qc7 20.g3=) 19.Nd2 Ba3 (19...Ba6 20.Bc4 Bh2 21.Kh2 Bc4 22.Nc4 Qc7 23.Nd6+=) 20.Nc4+= (worse is 20.Bc4 Bb4+=) 20...Bb4 21.Na5 Rfc8 22.Nc4 (22.Nb7 Rc3 23.Qb2 Rcc8= (23...Rb7? 24.Ra8 Ne8 25.Rdd8+–)) 22...Qe6 23.Rd4 Bc5 24.Rf4 Bb4 25.Rh4 g5 26.Rd4 Bc5 27.Rdd1 Bb4 28.Rab1 (28.Qb3 Ba6 29.Nd2 Qb3 30.Nb3 Bc3 31.Ba6 Ba1 32.Na1 Rc3–/+) 28...Ba6 (28...Rc4 29.Bc4 Qc4 30.Qf5+/–) 29.Na2 Bc4 30.Nb4 Ba6 31.Qb2 (31.Na6 Rc2 32.Rb8 Kg7+=) 31...Rb4 32.Qb4 Be2 33.Rdc1 (33.Rd4 Bg4=) 33...Bc4 34.Qd2 Rc6 (34...Ne4 35.Qd4=) 35.Rb4 (35.Rb8 Kg7=) 35...Bd5 36.Rc6 Qc6 37.h4 (37.f3 Kg7+=) 37...h6 (37...gh4 38.Qb2 Qe6 39.Rh4+=) 38.hg5 ½–½. Cirulis,Ilmars (1970) – Nudo,Davide (1665), FICGS, 2016.

6.d4 Bd6 7.de5 Ne5 8.Nd2 0–0 9.Ngf3 Qe7 =.

6.c4 Bd6

7.d4 dc4 8.Nd2 A) 8...e4 A1) 9.Qc2 0–0 (9...Qe7 10.Nc4 Nb6 11.Nd6 cd6=; 9...c3 10.Bc3 Qe7 11.Nc4 b6=) 10.Nc4 Nb6 11.Nb6 cb6=+; A2) 9.Bc3 a4 (9...Nd5 10.Ne4 N7b6 11.Qd2 a4=; 9...0–0 10.Nc4 Nb6 11.Qd2 a4=+; 9...Nb6 10.Nc4 Nc4 11.Bc4 Qe7=) 10.Qc2 0–0 11.Nc4 Nb6=+; A3) 9.Ne2 Nb6 (9...0–0 10.Nc4 Nb6 11.Nd6 cd6=; 9...Be7 10.Ng3 Nb6 11.Nc4 Nc4+=; 9...Ra7 10.Nc3 Nb6 11.Nce4 Be6=; 9...Qe7 10.Nc4 0–0 11.Nd6 cd6=) 10.Nc3 0–0 11.Nc4 Nc4=; A4) 9.Nc4 0–0 (9...Nb6 10.Nb6 cb6 11.Bc4 0–0=; 9...Ra7 10.Qc2 0–0 11.Nd6 cd6=; 9...Be7 10.Qc2 Nb6 11.Nd2 Bf5=; 9...b6 10.Ne2 0–0 11.Qc2 Bb7=) 10.Rc1 Nb6 11.Nd6 cd6=; B) 8...0–0 9.Nc4 e4 (9...Qe7 10.Rc1 e4 11.Nd6 cd6=; 9...Qe8 10.de5 Be5 11.Ne5 Ne5+/–) 10.Nd6 cd6 11.Ne2 Nb6=; C) 8...ed4 9.Bd4 Qe7 (9...Bc5 10.Nc4 Bd4 11.Qd4 0–0=; 9...Ne5 10.Nc4 Nc4 11.Bc4 Be6=; 9...c3 10.Nc4 Be7 11.Bc3 a4=; 9...Be5 10.Be5 Ne5 11.Nc4 Qe7=; 9...a4 10.Nc4 Be7 11.Nf3 0–0+=) 10.Nc4 Bc5 11.Nf3 0–0=; D) 8...c3 9.Bc3 e4 (9...0–0 10.Nc4 ed4 11.Bd4 Bc5=; 9...ed4 10.Bd4 0–0 11.Nc4 Be7=; 9...a4 10.de5 Ne5 11.Ngf3 Qe7=; 9...Nd5 10.Bb2 0–0 11.Ne4 N5f6=; 9...Qe7 10.Nc4 0–0 11.Be2 Ne4=) 10.Nc4 Nb6 11.Qd2 a4=.

7.d4 dc4 8.Nf3 ed4 9.Qd4 (9.Bd4 Nb6 (9...0–0 10.Bc4 c5 11.bc6 bc6=; 9...Qe7 10.Bc4 0–0 11.0–0 c5=; 9...Nc5 10.Bc4 0–0 11.0–0 Bg4=; 9...c3 10.Be2 0–0 11.0–0 Qe7=; 9...c5 10.bc6 bc6 11.Nbd2 0–0=) 10.Bb6 cb6 11.Bc4 0–0=) 9...Qe7 (9...0–0 10.Nbd2=+ (10.Bc4 Nc5 11.0–0 Bg4=) 10...Bc5 11.Qc4 Bd6=; 9...Nb6 10.Nbd2 c3 11.Bc3 Qe7=; 9...Nc5 10.Bc4 Bg4 11.Nbd2 0–0=; 9...a4 10.Nbd2 c3 11.Qc3 Nc5=) 10.Nbd2 Nc5 11.Bc4 (< 11.Nc4 Nb3 12.Nd6 cd6–/+) 11...0–0 (11...Bg4=) 12.0–0 Bf5 (12...Rd8 13.Qh4 h6 14.Rfe1=) 13.Qh4= Nfd7 (13...h6 14.Be2=) 14.Qe7 (14.Qd4 Qf6=) 14...Be7 15.Rfc1 a4 (15...Nb6 16.Be2=) 16.Nd4 Bg6 17.f4 (17.Ne2 Nb6 18.Nf4 Nc4 19.Rc4 Rfd8=) 17...Bf6 (17...Rad8 18.g4 h6 19.N4f3=) 18.g4 h6 19.Rc3 (19.Bd5 Rfe8 20.f5 Bh7=) 19...Ne4 20.Rc2 Rad8 (20...Rae8 21.N2f3=) 21.Ba2 (21.f5 Nd2 22.Rd2 Ne5=) 21...Nd2 (21...Nec5 22.f5 Bh7 23.Nc4=) 22.Rd2 Nc5 23.Rc1 b6 24.f5 Bh7 25.Kg2 Rd7 26.Kf3 Re8 (26...h5 27.h3= (< 27.gh5 Bf5 28.Rf1 Re8–/+)) 27.Bb1 g5 (27...g6 28.Rcd1=) 28.h3 (28.Rc4 Rde7 29.Re2 Rd7+=) 28...Be5 (28...Rde7 29.Re2+=) 29.Rc4 (29.Bc3 Bf6+=) 29...f6 (29...Red8 30.Re2 Re8 31.Bc3+=) 30.Rcc2= Kh8 31.Ba2 (31.Nc6 Rd2 32.Be5 Rd1 33.Bf6 Kg8 34.Ba2 Kf8+=) 31...Bg8= 32.Bg8 Kg8 33.Nc6 Rd2 ½–½. Luzuriaga,Norberto H – Etchechoury,Guillermo, XVI Campeonato Argentina, Final, 2002.

7.d4 dc4 8.Nf3 e4 A) 9.Ne5 Qe7 (9...Nb6 10.Nc4 0–0 11.Nd6 cd6=; 9...0–0 10.Nc4 Nb6 11.Nd6 cd6=; 9...Nd5 10.Qc2 Qh4 11.g3 Qe7+=; 9...c3 10.Bc3 0–0 11.Nc4 Nb6=; 9...Ra7 10.Nc4 0–0 11.Nbd2 Nb6=) 10.Nc4 Nb6 11.Nb6 cb6=; B) 9.Nfd2 Qe7 (9...0–0 10.Nc4 Nb6 11.Nd6 cd6=; 9...Be7 10.Qc2 Nb6 11.Nc4 0–0=; 9...Nb6 10.Nc4 Be6 11.Nbd2 Nc4=; 9...Ra7 10.Nc3 Nb6 11.Nce4 Ne4=; 9...Rb8 10.Nc4 b6 11.Nc3 Bb7+=) 10.Nc4 Nb6 11.Nb6 cb6=.

7.d4 dc4 8.Nf3 Qe7 A) 9.Bc4 0–0 (9...e4 10.Nfd2=+ Nb6 11.Qc2 Nc4=) 10.de5 Ne5 11.Nbd2 Bg4=+; B) 9.Qc2 ed4 (9...0–0 10.Nbd2 e4 11.Ng5 Nb6=; 9...e4 10.Nfd2 Nb6 11.Nc3 0–0=; 9...a4 10.de5 Ne5 11.Nbd2 Nd3=+) 10.Nd4 Nb6 11.Nd2 c3=+; C) 9.Be2 0–0 (9...a4 10.0–0 Ng4 11.h3 e4=; 9...e4 10.Nfd2 Nb6 11.0–0 0–0=; 9...Rb8 10.Nfd2 Nb6 11.Nc4 Nc4=; 9...h6 10.0–0 0–0 11.Nfd2 Nb6=; 9...Qe6 10.Qc2 e4 11.Nfd2 Nb6=) 10.0–0 e4 11.Nfd2 Nb6=+; D) 9.Qc1 0–0 (9...e4 10.Nfd2 Nb6 11.Nc4 Be6=+; 9...c3 10.Nc3 0–0 11.Be2 Rd8=; 9...ed4 10.Bd4 Ne5 11.Be5 Be5=; 9...a4 10.de5 Ne5 11.Ne5 Be5=; 9...Ra7 10.de5 Ne5 11.Ne5 Be5=) 10.de5 Ne5 11.Ne5 Be5=+; E) 9.Nfd2 c3 (9...ed4 10.Bd4 Be5 11.Nc4 Bd4=; 9...0–0 10.Nc4 e4 11.Nd6 cd6=; 9...e4 10.Nc4 Nb6 11.Nb6 cb6=; 9...Nb6 10.Nc4 Nc4 11.Bc4 e4=) 10.Bc3 ed4 11.Bd4 0–0=.

7.d4 ed4 8.Bd4 0–0 9.Nf3 Qe7 10.cd5 Rd8 11.Qb3 a4 12.Qa2 Nb6 13.Bd3 Nbd5 14.0–0 Be6 15.Qb2 c5 16.bc6 bc6 17.Nbd2 c5 18.Be5 Be5 19.Ne5 Qc7 20.Rab1 ½–½. Bendig,Frank (2205) – Hellbing,Bernd (2370), WC–2010–T–00006, 2009.

7.Be2 0–0 8.d4 e4 9.Nfd2 (9.Ne5 Re8 10.Nd7 Qd7 11.c4 dc4 12.Nd2 Qb5 13.Nc4) 9...Nb6 (9...c6 10.c4= c5 11.cd5 Nb6 12.dc5 Bc5 13.Nc3) 10.c4 dc4 (10...Nc4 11.Nc4 dc4 12.Nd2 Qe8 13.Nc4) 11.Nc3 Qd7 (11...Bf5 12.Nc4 (12.0–0 Re8 13.Nc4) 12...Nc4 13.Bc4=; 11...Qe7 12.Nc4 Nc4 13.Bc4) 12.Nc4 (12.Qc2 Re8 13.Nc4) 12...Nc4 13.Bc4 Qf5 14.0–0 (14.Qc2 Be6 15.d5 Bd7=) 14...Qg5 15.Re1 Bg4 16.Be2 Bh3 (16...Qh4 17.Kf1 Be2 18.Ke2 Qh5 19.Kd2 Qh2 20.Rg1–/+) 17.Bf1 Rfe8 (17...Be6 18.f3 Qh5 19.f4=) 18.Kh1 (18.Qc2 Rad8=) 18...Bf5 (18...Bc8 19.Qd2+=) 19.h3= Ng4 20.Qd2 (20.hg4 Qh6 Mate attack) 20...Nh2 21.Ne2 (21.Be2 Nf3 22.Ne4 Be4 23.Bf3 Bf3 24.gf3 Qf5–+ (24...Qb5?! 25.d5–/+)) 21...Qh6 22.Ng1 Re6 23.a4 Nf3?? 24.gf3+– ef3 25.d5 Rg6 26.Qd4+– f6 27.h4?? Qh5 28.Rad1 Rg4 29.Nf3 Re8 30.Be2 Ree4 31.Qe4 Be4 (31...Be4 32.Bf6 gf6 33.Rg1 Qh4#) 0–1. Brueske,Thomas (2360) – Raap,Christian (2285), remoteschach.de, 2010.

7.cd5 Nd5

8.d4 0–0 9.Ne2 ed4 10.Nd4 Ne5 11.Nd2 Bg4 12.Qa4 A) 12...Re8 A1) 13.Rc1 Nb6 14.Qc2 Bh5 15.Nf5 Bg6=+; A2) 13.Qc2 Rc8 14.Nc4 Qh4 15.g3 Qf6=+; A3) 13.Nc4 Nf4 14.Ne5 Be5 15.h3 Bh5=+; A4) 13.Qb3 Bc5 14.Nc4 Qg5 15.h3 Nc4=+; A5) 13.Ne4 Bf8 14.Rc1 Qh4 15.Ng3 Ng6=; B) 12...Nd7 B1) 13.Nc4 Re8 14.Nd6 cd6 15.Rc1 Nc5=; B2) 13.N2f3 Qe8 14.Qc2 N7f6 15.Be2 Rc8=; B3) 13.N4f3 N5f6 14.Ne4 Bf3 15.Nd6 Bg2=; B4) 13.Qb3 N7f6 14.Bc4 a4 15.Qc2 Re8=; B5) 13.Ne4 Qe7 14.Nd6 cd6 15.Qb3 N5f6=; C) 12...Qe7 13.Ne4 Nb6 14.Qc2 Rfc8 15.f3 Bd7=; D) 12...Nb6 D1) 13.Qb3 Rc8 14.Ne4 a4 15.Qc3 Qh4=; D2) 13.Qc2 Rc8 14.N2f3 Re8 15.Rd1 c6=.

8.d4 0–0 9.Ne2 ed4 10.Nd4 Ne5 11.Nd2 Bg4 12.Qb3 Nb6 13.Ne4 Re8 14.h3 Bh5 15.Nf5 Bg6 16.Neg3 h5 17.Nd6 cd6 18.Be2 h4–/+ 19.Nh5 Qg5 20.Nf4=+ Be4 21.f3 Ng6 22.0–0 Bf5 23.Ng6 Qg6 24.Bd4 Bh3 25.Rf2=+ Be6 26.Qd3 Qd3 27.Bd3 Nc4 28.Rc2= d5 29.e4 Nd6 30.ed5 Bd5 31.Rc5 Be6 32.Rh5 h3 33.g4 Rac8= 34.a4 Bc4 ½–½. Luzuriaga,Norberto Horacio – Tosti,Ricardo, Bibas Memorial ICCF, 2001.

8.d4 0–0 9.Ne2 ed4 10.Nd4 Ne5 11.Nd2 Bg4 12.Qb3 Be6 A) 13.e4 a4 (13...Nf4 14.Qc3 Bd7 15.g3 Nh5+/–) 14.Qc2 Nb6 15.Ne6 fe6=; B) 13.Ne6 fe6 14.e4 a4 15.Qc2 Nb6=; C) 13.Ne4 Qh4 (13...Qd7 14.Ne6 fe6 15.Nd6 cd6+=; 13...a4 14.Qc2 Qh4 15.g3 Qh5=; 13...Rc8 14.Rd1 Qe7 15.Ng3 Qe8+=) 14.Nd6 cd6 15.Nf5 Qd8=; D) 13.Rd1 Qe7 (13...a4 14.Qc2 Bg4 15.Be2 Qd7=; 13...Qd7 14.Ne6 fe6 15.Ne4 Qf7+=) 14.Ne6 fe6 15.Ne4 a4=; E) 13.Nc4 E1) 13...Qh4 14.Nf5 Qg4 15.Nh6 gh6+=; E2) 13...Nc4 14.Bc4 Qg5 15.0–0–0 a4+=; E3) 13...Qf6 14.Ne6 (14.Rd1=+ Nb6 15.Ne6 Qe6=) 14...a4 15.Qa2 Qe6+/–; E4) 13...Qd7 14.Ne6 Qe6 15.Nd6 a4+/–; E5) 13...Qe7 14.Ne6 Qe6 15.Nd6 a4+/–; E6) 13...a4 14.Qc2 Nc4 15.Bc4 Qe7=.

8.d4 0–0 9.Ne2 ed4 10.Nd4 Ne5 11.Nd2 Bg4 12.Qb3 Be7 A) 13.Qc2 Re8 (13...Bf6 14.Rc1 Re8 15.Ne4 Bh4=; 13...Qd7 14.h3 Bh5 15.Qf5 Qf5=; 13...f6 14.Nc4 Re8 15.f3 Bh5+=; 13...Bh4 14.g3 Bf6 15.Bg2 c5=; 13...Nf6 14.Nc4 Bd6 15.Ne5 Be5+=) 14.Ne4 Bh4 15.Ng3 Rc8=+; B) 13.e4 Nf4 14.Qg3 Bd6 15.Rc1 Bf3=+; C) 13.Qa4 Qd7 (13...Qd6 14.h3 Bd7 15.Rd1 Rfd8=; 13...Bh5 14.Nc4 Nd7 15.Nf5 Bf6=; 13...Bf6 14.h3 Bh5 15.Ne4 Bg6=; 13...Nb6 14.Qc2 Bd6 15.Ne4 Rc8=; 13...f6 14.h3 Bc8 15.Rd1 Nb6+=) 14.h3 Bh5 15.N4f3 Nf3=; D) 13.Nc4 Bf6 (13...Ng6 14.Bd3 Bc5 15.0–0 Qg5+=; 13...a4 14.Qc2 Ng6 15.Bd3 Bf6+=; 13...Nd7 14.Qc2 Nc5 15.Ne5 Bh5+=; 13...Bd6 14.Nd6 Qd6 15.h3 a4=; 13...Nc4 14.Bc4 Nb6 15.Bd3 Bd6+=) 14.Ne5 Be5 15.Bc4 Nb6=; E) 13.h3 Bh5 (13...Bc8 14.Rd1 Re8 15.N2f3 a4+=; 13...a4 14.Qc2 Bc8 15.Be2 Bd6+=) 14.Nf5 Bf6 15.Ne4 Re8=.

8.d4 0–0 9.Ne2 ed4 10.Nd4 Ne5 11.Nd2 Bg4 12.Qb3 Nf6 A) 13.Qc2 Re8 (13...Rc8 14.Nc4 c6 15.Nd6 Qd6=; 13...Qe7 14.Nc4 Rfc8 15.Ne5 Be5=; 13...Bh5 14.Nc4 Nc4 15.Bc4 Bg6=; 13...a4 14.Nc4 Qd7 15.h3 Be6+=; 13...c5 14.Nf5 Re8 15.Nd6 Qd6=) 14.Nc4 Nc4 15.Bc4 Qe7=; B) 13.f3 Bd7 (13...Bc8 14.Nc4 Nc4 15.Bc4 a4=; 13...a4 14.Qc2 Bd7 15.Nc4 Nc4=; 13...Bh5 14.Nf5 Bg6 15.Nd6 cd6=) 14.Rd1 Re8 15.e4 a4=; C) 13.Qa4 Qe7 (13...Re8 14.h3 Bd7 15.Rd1 Nd5=; 13...Ned7 14.Nc4 Be7 15.Qc2 Qe8+=; 13...Nfd7 14.Ne4 Nb6 15.Qc2 Rc8=; 13...Qd7 14.Nc4 Rfd8 15.Nd6 Qd6=; 13...Qe8 14.Nc4 Nc4 15.Bc4 Qe4=) 14.Nc4 Nc4 15.Bc4 Ne4=; D) 13.f4 Ned7 14.h3 Nc5 15.Qc2 Bd7=+; E) 13.Nc4 Re8 (13...Qe7 14.h3 Bh5 15.Nf5 Qe6=; 13...a4 14.Qc2 Qd7 15.h3 Be6+=; 13...Nc4 14.Bc4 Ne4 15.Qc2 Qe7+=; 13...Nd5 14.Nd6 Qd6 15.h3 a4=; 13...Ne4 14.Ne5 Be5 15.Qc2 Nf6+=) 14.Nd6 Qd6 15.h3 Bh5=.

8.d4 0–0 9.Ne2 ed4 10.Nd4 Ne5 11.Nd2 Bg4 12.Qc2 Re8 A) 13.Ne4 Rc8 14.Qa4 Nb6 15.Qa5 Nec4=+; B) 13.Nc4 Rc8 14.h3 Qh4 15.g3 Nc4=+; C) 13.Rb1 Bh5 14.e4 Bg6 15.Qb3 Nf6=+; D) 13.Nf5 Rc8 14.Bd4 c5 15.Nd6 Qd6=+; E) 13.Rc1 Qh4 14.g3 Qh6 15.Be2 Be2=+.

8.d4 0–0 9.Ne2 ed4 10.Nd4 Ne5 11.Nd2 Bg4 12.N2f3 A) 12...Bf3 A1) 13.Nf3 Qf6=+ 14.Ne5 Be5 15.Be5 Qe5=; A2) 13.gf3 Qh4 14.Qe2 Rfe8 15.0–0–0 Rad8=; B) 12...Qe7 B1) 13.Qc2 Rfd8 14.Ne5 Be5 15.h3 Bh5=; B2) 13.h3 Nf3 14.gf3 Bc8 15.Qc2 Rd8=; B3) 13.Qa4 Rfd8 14.Rd1 Nb6 15.Qb3 a4=+; B4) 13.Be2 Rfd8 14.0–0 c5 15.bc6 bc6=; C) 12...Qf6 C1) 13.h3 Nf3 14.gf3 Bh5 15.Bc4 Nb6=+; C2) 13.Rc1 Qe7 14.Qb3 Rfd8 15.Ne5 Be5=+; C3) 13.Be2 Bd7 14.Ne5 Be5 15.Bf3 c6=; D) 12...Re8 D1) 13.Qc2 Bf3 14.Nf3 Nf3 15.gf3 Be5=+; D2) 13.h3 Bf3 14.Nf3 Qf6 15.Nd4 c5=; D3) 13.Qd2 Nf3 14.gf3 Bd7 15.Bc4 c6=+; D4) 13.Be2 Qe7 14.h3 Bd7 15.Ne5 Be5=; E) 12...c5 E1) 13.h3 Bh5 14.Nc2 Nf3 15.gf3 Nf6=+; E2) 13.bc6 bc6 14.Qc2 Rb8 15.Ne5 Be5=+.

8.d4 0–0 9.Ne2 Re8 10.Nd2 N7b6 11.de5 Be5 12.Be5 Re5 13.Nf3 Re8 14.Ned4 Bg4 15.Be2 Nc3 16.Qc2 Ne2 17.Qe2 Qf6 18.0–0 Nd5 19.Qc2 h6 20.Rac1 Rad8 21.Nd2 Bh5 22.Ne4 Qe5 23.Ng3 Bg6 24.Qa4+= h5 25.Nf3 Qf6 26.Rfd1 Qb2 27.Qa5 b6 28.Qd2 Qb5 29.Nh4 Qb3 30.Ng6 fg6 31.Qc2 Qc2 32.Rc2 h4 33.Nf1 Rd7 34.h3 Ne3 35.Ne3+= Rd1 36.Nd1 Re1 37.Kh2 Rd1 38.Rc7 ½–½. pierre (2070) – jaskier (2135), internet, 2006.

4.e3 d4

5.Bc4 de3 6.de3 Qd1 7.Kd1 c6 8.Nc3+= cb5 9.Nd5?? bc4–/+ 10.Nc7 Ke7 11.Na8= Nf6 12.f3 Ke8 13.Nc7 Kd8 14.Nb5 Bc5 15.Ne2 Ke7 16.Nec3+= Rd8 17.Ke2 Na6 18.Rd1 Rd1 19.Kd1 Bd7 20.Ke2 e4 21.fe4 Ne4 22.Ne4 Bb5 23.Rb1 Bc6 24.Nc5 Nc5 25.Bd2 Be4 26.Rb5 Ne6 27.g4 a4+/– 28.Rb6 Bc6 29.Bb4 Kd7 30.Bc3 Kd6 31.h4 f6 32.Bb4 Kc7 33.Ba5+/– Kd6 34.Bc3 Nc5 35.Bd4 Ne6 36.Bc3 ½–½. marus1 – spok, internet, 2001.

5.d3 A) 5...c6 6.Nf3 cb5 7.Ne5 Nc6 8.Nf3=; B) 5...Nd7 6.ed4 ed4 7.Nf3 Nc5 8.Be2=; C) 5...Qf6 6.Nf3 Bg4 7.Be2 Bc5 8.ed4=; D) 5...Bd6 6.Be2 c5 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.0–0=; E) 5...Bc5 6.Nf3 Qe7 7.ed4 ed4 8.Qe2=.

5.ed4 A) 5...ed4 6.Bc4 Qf6 7.Qe2 Be7 8.Bb2+=; B) 5...Qd4 6.Nc3 Bd6 7.Nf3 Qg4 8.b6=.

5.Qe2 A) 5...Bf5 6.Nf3 de3 7.Qe3 f6 8.d4+=; B) 5...Ne7 6.ed4 ed4 7.Nf3 Be6 8.c3=; C) 5...de3 6.Qe3 Bd6 7.Nf3 Nd7 8.Bb2=; D) 5...Be6 6.Nf3 Qd5 7.c4 dc3 8.Nc3+=; E) 5...Nf6 6.Nf3 de3 7.Qe3 Ng4 8.Qc3=.

5.Nf3 de3 6.de3 Qd1 7.Kd1 Nd7= 8.Bb2 =.

5.Qh5 A) 5...Bd6 6.ed4 ed4 7.Bb2 Qf6 8.Nf3=; B) 5...Qe7 6.Qd1 de3 7.de3 Be6 8.Nf3=.

4.e3 Bd6

5.Bb2 Nd7 6.d4 Ngf6 7.c4 dc4 8.Nf3 =+.

5.Bb2 Be6 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.Nf3 0–0 8.Be2 =+.

5.Bb2 Ne7 6.c4 0–0 7.d4 ed4 8.Qd4 =.

5.Bb2 Bf5 6.c4 Nf6 7.cd5 Nd5 8.Qf3 =.

5.c4 A) 5...Nf6 6.Qc2 0–0 7.Bb2 dc4 8.Bc4=+; B) 5...Be6 6.cd5 Bd5 7.Nc3 Be6 8.Qf3=; C) 5...Ne7 6.d4 ed4 7.Qd4 f6 8.Nf3=; D) 5...d4 6.Qc2 Qe7 7.Nf3 de3 8.de3=; E) 5...dc4 6.Bc4 Nf6 7.Bb2 Nbd7 8.d4=+.

5.Be2 A) 5...Nf6 6.Nc3 d4 7.ed4 ed4 8.Na4=+; B) 5...Ne7 6.Bb2 c5 7.bc6 Nbc6 8.Nc3=; C) 5...Bf5 6.c4 dc4 7.Bc4 e4 8.Bb2=+; D) 5...c5 6.d4 cd4 7.ed4 Nf6 8.de5=; E) 5...e4 6.Bb2 Nf6 7.d3 Be6 8.Nd2=+.

5.Nf3 A) 5...e4 6.Nd4 Nf6 7.Bb2 0–0 8.Be2=+; B) 5...Ne7 6.d4 Nd7 7.c4 dc4 8.Bc4=; C) 5...Be6 6.c4 dc4 7.Qc2 Nd7 8.Bc4=; D) 5...Bf5 6.c4 Nf6 7.Nc3 dc4 8.Bc4=; E) 5...Nf6 6.Bb2 Nbd7 7.Be2 c5 8.0–0=+.

5.Bb2 Nf6

6.Ra2 Nbd7 7.d4 0–0 8.c4 =+.

6.Nc3 0–0 7.Nf3 Nbd7 8.Be2 =+.

6.c4 0–0 7.cd5 Nd5 8.d4 e4 9.Nc3 Nc3 10.Bc3 Qe7 11.a4 b6 12.Ne2 Bb7 13.Ng3= Qe6 14.Be2 Nd7 15.0–0 c6 16.bc6 Bc6=+ 17.Rc1 Nf6 18.Bb2 Rfc8 19.Bc4 Bd5–/+ 20.Bd5 Qd5 21.Qe2 g6 22.Rc2 Rc2 23.Qc2 Rb8 24.Ba1 b5 25.ab5 Rb5 26.Rc1 Rb8 27.Ne2 Qg5 28.Nc3 Rc8=+ 29.Bb2 Qf5 30.Qe2 Rb8 31.h3 h5 32.Ra1= Bb4 33.Na4 Qd5 34.Nc5 Bc5 35.dc5+/– Nd7 36.Ra5 Nc5 37.Qc2 Qb7 38.Rc5 Qb2 39.Qe4 Qe2 40.Qf4+– Rb1 41.Kh2 Qa6 42.Re5 Kg7+/– 43.Rd5 (43…Qf6 44.Kg3+/–; 43.Re8 Qa1+/–) 1–0. Heres,Henri – Owens,Jim, IECG, 1997.

6.c4 dc4 7.Bc4 Nbd7 8.d4 =+.

6.d4 e4 7.c4 Be6 8.cd5 =+.

6.Be2 Nbd7 7.Nf3 0–0 8.0–0 =+.

6.Nf3 e4 7.Nd4 0–0 8.Be2 =+.

4.e3 Be6

5.Bb2 A) 5...f6 6.d4 Nd7 7.de5 fe5 8.c4=; B) 5...Qd6 6.Nf3 Nd7 7.Be2 Be7 8.Ne5=; C) 5...Qf6 6.f4 Bd6 7.Nf3 Nd7 8.Be2=.

5.d4 A) 5...e4 6.Ne2 Bd6 7.Nf4 Bf4 8.ef4=; B) 5...ed4 6.ed4 Nf6 7.Nf3 Bd6 8.Bd3=; C) 5...Qf6 6.de5 Qe5 7.Qd4 Qf5 8.Nc3=; D) 5...Nd7 6.de5 Ne5 7.Bb2 Qd6 8.Nf3=; E) 5...Bd6 6.Nf3 e4 7.Nfd2 Nf6 8.c4=.

5.Be2 A) 5...Qg5 6.g3 Qg6 7.Bb2 Nd7 8.f4=+; B) 5...Bd6 6.Bb2 Nf6 7.Nf3 Nbd7 8.0–0=+; C) 5...Nf6 6.Nf3 Bd6 7.Bb2 Nbd7 8.0–0=+; D) 5...Nd7 6.Nc3 Ngf6 7.Nf3 Bd6 8.d3=+; E) 5...e4 6.Bb2 Nd7 7.Bd4 Nh6 8.d3=+.

5.Nf3 Bd6 6.c4 dc4 7.Qc2 Nf6 8.Bc4 =.

5.Nf3 Qf6 6.d4 e4 7.Nfd2 Qg6 8.c4 =.

5.Nf3 Bg4 6.h3 Bf3 7.Qf3 e4 8.Qf5 =.

5.Bb2 Bd6

6.d3 Nd7 7.Nf3 Ngf6 8.Be2 =+.

6.d4 e4 7.c4 Nf6 8.cd5 =+.

6.Be2 Nf6 7.Nf3 Nbd7 8.0–0 =+.

6.Ne2 Nf6 7.d4 e4 8.Nf4 =+.

6.Nf3 Nd7 7.Be2 Ngf6 8.0–0 =+.

6.Nf3 Nd7 7.Be2 Nh6 8.d3 0–0 9.c4 c6 10.cd5 cd5 11.Nc3 Rc8 12.0–0 Qe7 13.Kh1 Rc7 14.Ng1 f5 15.d4 e4 16.f4 Ng4 17.Bg4 fg4 18.g3 Nb6 19.Qb3 Rf5 20.Bc1 h5 21.Nb1 h4 22.Ne2 g6 23.Qd1 Rh5 24.Rf2 Qe8 25.Nec3? hg3–+ 26.Rg2 Rch7 27.Raa2 Qe7 28.Rg3–/+ Rh3 29.Rag2 Qh4 30.Qg1 Nc4 31.Nd5 Bd5 32.Rg4 Rh2?? 33.Rh2+– Qh2 34.Qh2 Rh2 35.Kh2 Kh7 36.Nc3 Be6 37.Rg2 Bf5 38.Kg3 Kg7 39.Ra2 g5 40.Ne2 Kf6 41.Nc3?? Ke6?? 42.b6 gf4 43.ef4 Kd7 44.Nb5 Nb6 45.Nd6 Kd6 46.Rb2 Kc6 47.Rc2 Kd6 48.Rc5 Bd7 49.Ra5 Nd5 50.a4 b6 51.Ba3 Kc6 52.Ra8 Kb7 53.Rh8 Ba4 54.Rh7 Kc6 55.Rh6 Kc7 56.Bd6 Kd7 57.Be5 Bb3 58.Rd6 Ke7 59.Rh6?? e3 60.Bd6 Kd7 61.f5 Bc4 0–1. Satka,Martin – Mueller,Heinz (1830), 10sen.Brandenburg op, 2001.

6.Qh5 Nh6 7.h3 Nd7 8.Nf3 =+.

5.Bb2 Nd7

6.Nc3 Ngf6 7.Nf3 Bd6 8.Be2 =+.

6.d4 e4 7.c4 dc4 8.Nc3 =+.

6.Be2 Bd6 7.Nf3 Ngf6 8.0–0 =+.

6.Ne2 Ngf6 =+.

6.Nf3 Bd6 7.c4 dc4 8.Qc2 Qf6 9.Bc4 Bc4 10.Qc4 Qg6 11.0–0 e4 12.Nh4 Qg4 13.g3 Nb6 14.Qc2 Ne7 15.Nc3 f5 16.f3 ef3 17.Nf3 0–0 18.Rf2 Nc4 19.Raf1 Nb2 20.Qb2 Kh8 21.Nd4 c5 22.bc6 bc6 23.Qb3 Rad8 24.Nce2 Qe4 25.Nf4 Rb8 26.Qc3 Qe5 27.Nd3 Qd5 28.g4 c5 29.Nf5 Nf5 30.Rf5 Rf5 31.Rf5 Rb1 32.Nc1 Qe6 33.h3 a4 34.Kg2 h6 35.Kf2 c4 36.Qc2 Rb8 37.Ne2 Ba3= 38.Nf4 Qc6 39.g5 hg5 40.Rg5 Kg8 41.Rh5 Rf8 42.Qh7 Kf7 43.Rf5 Ke8 44.Qh5 Kd7 45.Rg5 Bd6 46.Rg7+/– Kc8 47.Qf3 Qf3+= 48.Kf3 a3 49.Ke4 Re8 50.Kd5 Bb4 51.Kc4 Bd2 52.Nd5 Be3 53.Kb3 Rd8 54.Ne7 Kd7 55.Ng8 Kc6 56.Ka3 Bc5 57.Ka2 Rd2 58.Kb1 Bd4 59.Rg4 Kc5 60.Ne7 Rh2 61.h4 Bf6 62.Ng6 Kd6 63.Kc1 ½–½. Pommerel,Wim – Schirmer,Michael, corr 3GMM–F, 2001.

6.Nf3 Bd6 7.c4 dc4 8.Qc2 Ngf6 9.Ng5 Bg4 10.Bc4 0–0 11.Bd3 h6 12.h3 Bh5 13.g4 hg5=+ 14.gh5 Nh5 15.Be2 Nhf6 16.Rg1 Nh7 17.Nc3 f5 18.0–0–0 c6 19.bc6 bc6 20.h4 g4 21.f3 Rb8 22.fg4= Qe7 23.Qa4 Nc5 24.Qc4 Kh8=+ 25.gf5 Nb3 26.Kc2+= Ba3 27.Ba3 Qa3 28.Rb1 Na1 29.Kd3? Qd6 30.Ke4–/+ Nf6 31.Kf3= e4 32.Ne4 Ne4 33.Qe4 Nb3 34.Rb3 Rb3 35.Rg5 g6 36.Kg2 Rf5–/+ 37.Rf5 gf5 38.Qe8 Kg7–+ 39.Bc4?? Qd2 40.Kf3 Qd1 41.Be2 Qh1 42.Kg3 Qg1 43.Kf3 Qg4 44.Kf2 Qh4 45.Kf3 Qe4! 46.Qe4 fe4 47.Ke4 a4 48.Bc4 Rb2 0–1. Basman,Michael J – Eales,Richard G, Ch Great Britain, Torquay (England), 1998 (or: Basman,Michael (2350) – Eames,Robert, BCF–ch, 1998?).

6.Nf3 Bd6 7.c4 dc4 8.Qc2 Nh6 9.Bc4= Qe7 10.Be6 Qe6 11.Nc3 f5 12.Ng5 Qg6=+ 13.h4 0–0 14.Rh3 Nc5 15.Na4 Na4 16.Qa4 f4 17.Qc4 Kh8 18.Ke2 Nf5=+ 19.Rah1 h6 20.Kd1 b6 21.ef4= ef4 22.Qc6 Rae8=+ 23.Kc1 Re7 24.Nf3 Rfe8 25.h5=+ Qe6 26.Re1 Qf7 27.Re7 Qe7 28.Rh1 Ba3–/+ 29.Kb1 Rf8?? 30.Ne5+/– Rf6 31.Ng6 Rg6 32.hg6 (32...Bb4 33.Rh5+–; 32.Qg6?! Qe4 33.Ka1 Bb2 34.Kb2 Qe5 35.Kc1 Qb5=+) 1–0. Campos Calvo,Sotelo Juan (2015) – Salgado Gonzalez,Julio (2070), Concello de Poio op 1st, 2001.

6.Nf3 Bd6 7.Be2 Ngf6 8.0–0 =+.

6.Nf3 f6 7.d3 Bd6=+ 8.Nbd2 Ne7 9.c4 c6 10.Be2 cb5 11.cb5 a4 12.0–0= 0–0 13.Qb1 Qa5=+ 14.Bc1 Nb6 15.Qb2–/+ Bd7 16.Rb1 Rac8–/+ 17.Rd1 Rc3 18.Nc4 Nc4 19.dc4 Ba3 20.Qd2 Bb4–/+ 21.Qa2 Bf5 22.Bd2 Bb1 23.Rb1= Rb3 24.Rb3 ab3 25.Qa5 Ba5 26.Ba5 b2 27.Nd2 Ra8 28.f3? Ra5 29.Kf2 Ra1 30.Bd3 dc4 31.Bc4 Kf8 32.Bd3 Nd5 33.Nb1 b6 34.e4 Nb4 (35.Ke3 Nd3 36.Kd3 Rb1–+) 0–1. Amor Alcaide,Manuel – Vehi Bach,Victor Manuel (2365), Barbera op, 1996.

6.f4 ef4 7.ef4 Ngf6 8.Qe2 =+.

6.h3 Ngf6 7.d4 ed4 8.Bd4 =+.

5.Nf3 Nd7

6.Bb2 Bd6 7.Be2 Ngf6 8.0–0 =+.

6.Nc3 Ngf6 7.Be2 Bd6 8.Bb2 =+.

6.c4 dc4 7.Qc2 Nc5 8.Ne5 Nb3 9.Ra2 =.

6.c4 dc4 7.Qc2 Bd6 8.Bc4= Bc4 9.Qc4 Ngf6 10.Nc3 Qe7 11.d3= 0–0 12.0–0 Rad8 13.Bb2 Rfe8 14.Rfd1 Nb6 15.Qb3 Nfd7 16.Ne4 a4 17.Qa2 h6 18.Rac1 Kh8 19.g3 Nf6 20.Nd6 cd6 21.e4 Qd7 22.Kg2 Kg8 23.Bc3 Qb5 24.Rb1 Qa6 25.Qb2 Nfd7 26.Qb5 Qb5–/+ 27.Rb5 Rc8 28.Ba5 Rc6 29.d4 Nc4 30.Rb7= Nf6 31.Bb4 Ne4–/+ 32.de5 de5 33.Ra7 Rf6 34.Rdd7 Nf2 35.Be7–/+ Rf5 36.Rac7? Ng4–+ 37.Nd2?? Rf2 38.Kg1 Nd2 39.Rc3 Nf3 (40.Rf3 Rf3–+) 0–1. Bulcourf,Carlos (2260) – Minzer,Claudio Javier (2350), IRT Jaque Mate, 1994.

6.c4 dc4 7.Qc2 Ngf6 8.Ng5 =+.

6.d3 Ngf6 7.Be2 Bd6 8.Nbd2 =+.

6.d4 e4 7.Nfd2 Nb6 8.c4 =.

6.Be2 Bd6 7.0–0 Ngf6 8.a4 =+.

4.e3 Nf6

5.Bb2 Qd6 6.d4 e4 7.c4 Be6 8.cd5 =.

5.Bb2 Nbd7 6.d4 (6.Nf3 Bd6 7.Be2 0–0 8.0–0=+; 6.Be2 Bd6 7.Nf3 c5 8.0–0=+; 6.c4 dc4 7.Bc4 Bd6 8.d4=+; 6.Nc3 Bd6 7.Nf3 0–0 8.Be2–/+; 6.f4 ef4 7.ef4 Bc5 8.Qe2=+) 6...Bd6 7.c4 dc4 8.Nd2 =.

5.Bb2 e4 6.Be2 (6.c4 dc4 7.Bc4 Nbd7 8.Qc2=+; 6.Bd4 Be7 7.Nc3 c5 8.bc6=+; 6.Nc3 Bd6 7.Nge2 0–0 8.Nd4=+; 6.Ne2 Bd6 7.d3 0–0 8.de4=+; 6.d3 Bd6 7.c4 dc4 8.de4=) 6...Be7 7.Nc3 c5 8.d3 =.

5.d4 A) 5...ed4 6.ed4 (6.Qd4 Be6 7.Nf3 Bd6 8.Bb2=+) 6...Bd6 7.Nf3 0–0 8.Be2=+; B) 5...e4 6.Nd2 (6.c4 Bd6 7.Nc3 dc4 8.Bc4=+; 6.Be2 Bd6 7.Nd2 0–0 8.c4=+; 6.a4 Nbd7 7.c4 dc4 8.Ba3=+; 6.Bb2 Bg4 7.Qd2 c6 8.bc6=+; 6.Bd2 Bg4 7.f3 ef3 8.Nf3=+) 6...Bg4 7.Ne2 Qd7 8.h3=; C) 5...Nbd7 6.c4 (6.Bb2 Bd6 7.c4 dc4 8.Nd2=; 6.de5 Ne5 7.Bb2 Bd6 8.Be2=+; 6.Be2 Bd6 7.de5 Be5 8.Ra2=; 6.Nf3 Bd6 7.c4 dc4 8.Bc4=+) 6...ed4 7.ed4 Be7 8.c5=; D) 5...Qe7 6.de5 Qe5 7.Ra2 Qe6 8.c4=.

5.Be2 A) 5...Bd6 6.Nf3 (6.Bb2 e4 7.d3 0–0 8.Nd2=+; 6.d4 Be6 7.Bb2 e4 8.c4=+; 6.d3 0–0 7.Bb2 Re8 8.Nf3=+; 6.Nc3 0–0 7.Nf3 c5 8.d3=+; 6.c4 Be6 7.Qc2 dc4 8.Bc4=+) 6...Nbd7 7.0–0 c5 8.d3=+; B) 5...Bf5 6.d4 (6.Bb2 Bd6 7.Nf3 Nbd7 8.Nc3=+; 6.d3 Bd6 7.Nf3 0–0 8.Bb2=+; 6.Nf3 Bd6 7.Bb2 Nbd7 8.0–0=+; 6.c4 Bd6 7.cd5 Nd5 8.d3=+; 6.Ra2 Bd6 7.Nf3 0–0 8.Bb2=+) 6...e4 7.c4 Bd6 8.g4=+; C) 5...Nbd7 6.d4 (6.Bb2 Bd6 7.Nf3 c5 8.0–0=+; 6.d3 c6 7.Nc3 Bd6 8.Nf3=+; 6.Nc3 Bd6 7.Nf3 c5 8.d3=+; 6.Nf3 Bd6 7.0–0 c5 8.d3=+) 6...Bd6 7.de5 Be5 8.Ra2=; D) 5...Be6 6.Nf3 (6.Bb2 e4 7.d3 Nbd7 8.Nd2=+; 6.Nc3 d4 7.ed4 ed4 8.Na4=+; 6.d3 Bd6 7.Nf3 0–0 8.0–0=+; 6.d4 Bd6 7.Nf3 e4 8.Nfd2=+; 6.a4 e4 7.Bb2 Bd6 8.Ba3=+) 6...Bd6 7.0–0 0–0 8.Bb2=+; E) 5...e4 6.Bb2 (6.d3 Bd6 7.Bb2 Be6 8.Nd2=+; 6.f3 Bd6 7.Bb2 0–0 8.Kf2–/+; 6.a4 Be6 7.Ba3 Ba3 8.Ra3=+; 6.d4 Be6 7.Nd2 Bd6 8.c4=+; 6.Nc3 Bc5 7.f3 Be6 8.Bb2=+) 6...Bd6 7.d3 Be6 8.Nd2=+.

5.Nf3 Qd6 6.Be2 (6.Bb2 Nbd7 7.c4 e4 8.Nd4=+) 6...Nbd7 7.0–0 Be7 8.a4 =.

5.Nf3 Bd6 6.Bb2 (6.Be2 Nbd7 7.Bb2 c5 8.0–0=+; 6.Nc3 0–0 7.Bb2 Re8 8.Be2=+; 6.Ra2 Nbd7 7.Bb2 c5 8.Be2=+; 6.d4 e4 7.Nfd2 Ng4 8.Be2=+; 6.d3 0–0 7.Bb2 Qe7 8.Be2=+) 6...Nbd7 7.Be2 0–0 8.0–0 =+.

5.Nf3 Nbd7 6.Be2 (6.Bb2 Bd6 7.Be2 c5 8.bc6=+; 6.Nc3 Bd6 7.Be2 0–0 8.0–0=+; 6.d3 Bd6 7.Be2 0–0 8.0–0=+; 6.d4 Bd6 7.c4 dc4 8.Bc4=+; 6.Ra2 Bd6 7.Be2 0–0 8.Bb2=+) 6...Bd6 7.0–0 c5 8.d3 =+.

5.Nf3 e4 6.Nd4 c5 7.bc6 Nc6 8.Bb2 Qb6 9.Bb5 Bg4 10.Qc1 Bc5 11.Nc6?? (11.Ba4 Rb8+=) 11...bc6 (better is 11...Qb5 12.c4 Qc6 13.Bf6 gf6 14.cd5 Qd5–+) 12.Ba4+= Qa6 13.d3 Be7 14.0–0 0–0 15.d4 (15.de4 de4 16.Nd2 Be2=) 15...Rfb8 16.Nd2 Be2 17.Re1 Bb5 18.Bb3 a4 19.Ba2 Be2 20.c4 Bd3 21.cd5 cd5 (21...Nd5?! 22.Bc4 Bc4 23.Nc4+=) 22.Bb1 Rc8 23.Bd3 (23.Qd1!?–/+) 23...Qd3–+ 24.Qd1 Rc2 25.Bc1 Bd8 26.Nf1 (26.Rb1 Ba5 27.Re2 Rac8–+) 26...Ba5 27.Qd3 ed3 28.Rd1 Ne4 29.f3 Nc3 30.Rd3 (30.Bd2 Nd1 31.Rd1 Bc3–+) 30...Ne2 31.Kh1 Nc1 (worse is 31...Rc1 32.Rc1 Nc1 33.Rd1–+) 32.Rc1 (32.Rd1 Nb3 33.Rab1–+) 32...Rc1 33.Kg1 Rb8 34.Kf2 0–1. stameni – soidog (1875), gameknot.com, 2014.

5.Nf3 e4 6.Nd4 Bd6 7.Bb2 0–0 8.Be2 =+.

5.Nf3 Bg4 6.h3 (6.Bb2 e4 7.h3 Bh5 8.g4–/+; 6.Be2 e4 7.Nd4 Be2 8.Qe2=+; 6.Nc3 e4 7.h3 Bh5 8.g4–/+; 6.d3 Bd6 7.Be2 0–0 8.Bb2=+; 6.d4 e4 7.h3 Bh5 8.g4–/+) 6...Bf3 7.Qf3 e4 8.Qf5 =+.

5.Bb2 Bd6

6.a4 0–0 7.c4 Be6 8.Qb3 Nbd7 9.d4 Bb4 10.Bc3 ed4 11.Bb4 ab4 12.ed4 Qe7 13.c5 Bg4 14.Ne2 Be2 15.Be2 Qe4 16.Qb4 Qg2 17.Rf1 Rfe8 18.Nd2 Nh5 19.Kd1 Nf4 20.Bf3 Qh2 21.a5 Nd3 22.Qb3 Nf2 23.Kc2 Qf4 (23...c6 24.a6 Qh4 25.ab7 Ra1 26.Ra1 Qd4 27.bc6 Qc5 28.Qc3 Qc3 29.Kc3 d4 30.Kd4+–) 24.Qd5 Nf6 25.Qb7? (better is 25.Qc4!? N2g4 26.Bg4 Qg4 27.c6 bc6 28.bc6–+) 25…Qd4 (25...Qd4 26.Qa8 Qd3 (worse is 26...Ra8 27.Ba8 Qd3 28.Kb2 Qd2 29.Kb3–+) 27.Kb2 Qd2 28.Kb3 Ra8 29.Ba8 Nd3 30.Rf6 gf6 31.Rg1 Kf8–+) 0–1. Schalkwijk,Peter – Kerekgyarto,Ference, RD–2009–0–00021, 2009.

6.Nc3 0–0 7.Nf3 c5 8.bc6 =+.

6.c4 0–0 7.d3 d4 8.ed4 ed4 9.Bd4 Be7 (better is 9...Bh2!? 10.Nf3 Re8 11.Be2 Bg4+=) 10.Nf3+= c6 11.Be2 cb5 12.cb5 Nbd7 13.0–0 Nc5 14.Nbd2 Re8 15.Re1 Nd5 16.Rc1 Ne6 17.Bb2 Qb6 18.Qb3 Nec7 19.a4 Bb4 20.Bf1 Re1 21.Re1 (21.Ne1? Bd2 22.Rd1 Bf4–+) 21...Qh6 22.Qc2 Be6 23.Re4 Rc8 24.Nc4 Ne8 25.Nd4 Nd6 26.Ne6 fe6 27.Rg4 Nf5 28.Qe2 Rf8 29.Be5 Rd8 30.h3 Re8 31.Qb2 g6 32.Be2 Qf8 33.h4 Nh6 34.Re4 Nf5 35.h5 Qh6 36.hg6 hg6 37.Bg4 Re7 38.Bh3 Re8 39.Qc2 Qg5 40.g3 Re7 41.Bf5 gf5 42.Rh4 Rh7 43.Nd6 Rh4 44.Qc8 Kh7 45.Qh8 Kg6 46.Qe8 (46.Qh4?! Qh4 47.gh4 Bd6 48.Bd6 Kh5=) 46...Kh7 47.Qf7 Kh6 48.Qe6 Qg6 (48...Kh5 49.Qe8 Kg4 50.gh4 Qh4 51.Qg8 Qg5 52.Qg5 Kg5 53.Nb7 Kg4+–) 49.Nf5 (49.Qd5?! Bd6 50.Bd6 Ra4 51.Bf8 Kg5 52.Qb7 Ra2+/–) 49...Kh5 50.Ng7 Kh6 51.Qd5 Qg5 52.Nf5! Qf5 53.gh4 Be7 54.Bg7! Kg6 (54...Kg7 55.Qf5 Discovered attack) 55.Qf5 (55.Qb7?! Qg4 56.Qg2 Qg2 57.Kg2 Kg7+–) 55...Kf5 56.h5 Bc5 57.h6 Kg6 58.d4 (58.d4 Bb6 59.f4+–) 1–0. de Visser,Arnold W (1995) – Thomas,Gerald K (1840), WS/O39 ICCF, 2012.

6.c4 0–0 7.d4 ed4 8.Qd4 Bg4 (8...Re8 9.cd5 Be5 10.Qd2 Bb2 11.Qb2 Nd5 12.Nf3=) 9.c5 (9.cd5 Re8=) 9...Be7 10.Nd2 Nbd7 11.Rc1 c6 12.a4 (12.Bd3 Qc8=) 12...Rc8 13.b6 Re8 14.Ne2 Bf8 15.Ng3 h5 (15...Qe7 16.Qf4=) 16.h3 (16.Bd3 h4 17.Nf5 g6 18.Nh4 Bg7+=) 16...h4= 17.Bd3 (17.Ne2 Bf5 18.Nf4 Ne4+=) 17...hg3 18.hg4 gf2 19.Ke2 (19.Kf2 Qe7 20.g5 Ne4 21.Ne4 de4+/–) 19...g6 (better is 19...Nc5!? 20.Rc5 Qb6+=) 20.g5+= (worse is 20.Kf2 Bg7 21.Qf4 Ng4 22.Qg4 Bb2–/+) 20...Bg7 21.Qh4 (21.gf6? Bf6 22.Qf4 Bb2–+) 21...Nh5 22.Bg7 Kg7 23.g4 (23.Kf2?! Ne5 24.Be2 Qe7=) 23...Qe7 24.Qf2 (worse is 24.gh5 Qe3 25.Kd1 Qd3 26.h6 Kh7 27.Qf2 Re7+=) 24...Qe3 25.Qe3 Ng3 26.Kf3 Re3 27.Ke3 Nh1 28.Rh1 Nc5 29.Bc2 Re8 30.Kd4 Ne6 31.Ke5 (31.Kc3 Nc5+=) 31...Rd8 (31...Ng5 32.Kf4 Ne6 33.Ke5 f6 34.Kd6+=) 32.Rd1 (32.Nb3 d4+=) 32...d4 33.Nb3 Rd5 34.Ke4 Rg5 35.Bd3 (better is 35.Kf3!? Rd5 36.Bd3+/–) 35...Rg4+= 36.Ke5 Rg5 37.Kd6 Rd5 38.Ke7 Ng5 (better is 38...Nc5!? 39.Nc5 Rc5+/–) 39.Bc4+= Rf5 40.Kd7 Ne4 (40...Kf6 41.Kc7 (41.Nd4?! Rc5 42.Rc1 Ne4+/–) 41...c5 42.Kb7+–) 41.Kc7 (41.Nd4 Rf4 42.Bb3 Nf2=) 41...Nc3 42.Ra1 (42.Nd4 Rc5 (42...Nd1?? 43.Nf5 gf5 44.Kb7+–; 42...Na4?? 43.Nf5 gf5 44.Kb7+–) 43.Bb3 Nd1 44.Kb7 Nc3+=) 1–0. Cirulis,Ilmars (1890) – Rodriguez Perez,Rene (1735), FICGS, 2015.

6.c4 dc4 7.Bc4 Nbd7 8.d4 =+.

6.c4 c6 7.c5 Bc5 8.Be5 0–0 9.Nf3 Nbd7 10.d4 Ne5 11.Ne5 (worse is 11.dc5 Nf3 12.gf3 Qe7–/+) 11...Bd6 12.bc6 Be5 (better is 12...bc6!? 13.Nc6 Qc7+=) 13.cb7 Bb7 14.de5 Nd7 15.Qd4 Rc8 16.Nd2 Qg5 17.f4 Qg6 18.g3 f6 19.Bd3 (better is 19.ef6 Qf6 20.Rb1+/–) 19...fe5= 20.fe5 (20.Bg6 ed4 21.Nb3 hg6 22.Na5 Ba8 23.ed4 Rb8–+) 20...Qg5 21.e6 Ne5 22.Ke2 (better is 22.Be2!?=) 22...Nd3–/+ 23.Qd3 Qg4 24.Ke1 d4 25.Rf1 Rf1 26.Nf1 Qe6 27.Qd4 Ba6 28.Qd2?? (better is 28.Nd2=) 28...Rf8–+ 29.Qd4 Rf1 30.Kd2 Rf2 31.Ke1 (31.Kd1 Qc6 32.Qd8 Kf7 33.Qd2 Qa4 34.Kc1 Qc4 35.Kd1 Rf1 36.Qe1 Qe2 37.Kc1 Re1) 31...Re2 32.Kd1 Re3 (32...Qb3 33.Kc1 Qc2) 33.Qd8–+ Kf7 34.Qc7 Qe7 (34...Kg6 35.Kc1 Qf6 36.Qc2 Bd3 37.Ra2 Bc2 38.h4 Qc3 39.h5 Kh6 40.Rc2 Re1) 35.Qf4 Kg8 36.Kd2 (36.Qb8 Qf8 37.Qf8 Kf8 38.a4–+) 36...Re2 37.Kc3 (37.Kd1 Qd7 38.Kc1 Qc6 39.Qc4 Qc4 40.Kd1 Qc2) 37...Qc5 38.Kb3 Qc2 0–1. combijack (1820) – jacamabe (1720), gameknot.com, 2012.

6.c4 Bg4 7.Qc2 Nbd7 8.Nc3 c6 9.h3 Bh5 10.Nf3 0–0 11.Be2 e4 12.Nd4 Be2 13.Nce2 Ne5 14.0–0 c5 15.Nf5 Nc4 16.a4 Nb2 17.Qb2 b6 18.g4 h6 19.f4 ef3! 20.Rf3 Ne8 21.Raf1 Qc7 22.Nd6 Qd6 23.Nf4 Nf6 24.Qc2 Rae8 25.Kg2 ½–½. combijack (1820) – jcasals (1845), gameknot.com, 2013.

6.d3 0–0–/+ 7.Nd2 c6 8.Ngf3 Re8 9.d4 e4 10.Ne5 Be5 11.de5= Ng4 12.c4 Bf5 13.bc6= bc6 14.cd5 cd5 15.Bb5 Nd7 16.Nb3 Rb8 17.a4 Nde5=+ 18.Be5 Re5 19.Qd2 Qh4 20.g3 Qf6 21.h3 Nh6 22.Qa5 Re7 23.Rc1 g6 24.Nd4 Rbb7? 25.Qd8+/– Kg7 26.Nc6 Qb2 27.0–0 Red7 28.Qe8 Bh3=+ 29.Na5? Re7 30.Qd8 Ra7 31.Rb1 Qf6 32.Nc6 Qf3 (33.Qf8 Kf8 34.Ne7 Qg2#; 32...Bf1?! 33.Na7 Bb5 34.Nb5–/+) 0–1. Rewitz,Poul (2235) – Josephsen,Niels, DEN–chT, 1989.

6.Bd3 0–0 7.Be2 e4 8.d3 =+.

6.d4 e4 7.c4 Be6 8.cd5 =+.

6.Be2 Nbd7 7.Nf3 c5 8.0–0 =+.

6.Nf3 Bg4 =+.

6.Nf3 e4

7.Nd4 c5 8.bc6 Nc6 9.Bb5 Bd7 10.0–0?? Bh2!–+ 11.Kh1 Ng4 (12.Qg4 Bg4 13.Kh2 0–0–+) 0–1. Van Esbroeck,Dirk – Woelfelschneider,Peter, corr SOK, 1999.

7.Nd4 c6 A) 8.Be2 A1) 8...0–0 9.bc6 bc6 10.Nc3 Be5 11.0–0=+; A2) 8...c5 9.Nb3 a4 10.Nc1 0–0 11.0–0=+; B) 8.bc6 B1) 8...Nc6 9.Nb5 Be5 10.Be5 Ne5 11.Be2=; B2) 8...bc6 9.Be2 0–0 10.Nc3 Ra7 11.Rb1=+.

7.Nd4 0–0

8.Ra2 A) 8...c5 9.bc6 Nc6 10.Be2 Rb8 11.0–0=+; B) 8...a4 9.c4 c5 10.bc6 Nc6 11.Qc2=+; C) 8...Bd7 9.Nc3 c5 10.bc6 bc6 11.d3=+; D) 8...Re8 9.Nc3 Be5 10.Be2 Bd4 11.ed4=+; E) 8...c6 9.bc6 bc6 10.Be2 Qc7 11.Nc3=+.

8.Nc3 A) 8...c6 9.bc6 bc6 10.d3 Bg4 11.Be2=+; B) 8...Be5 9.Na4 Re8 10.Be2 Bd6 11.0–0=; C) 8...c5 9.bc6 bc6 10.Be2 Be5 11.Na4=; D) 8...a4 9.f4 ef3 10.Nf3 Be6 11.Be2=; E) 8...Re8 9.f4 a4 10.Be2 Bc5 11.Nb1=+.

8.Nc3 Bg4 9.Be2 Be2 10.Nce2 c5 =.

8.c4 c5 9.bc6 Nc6 10.Nc6 bc6 11.d4 Be6 12.c5 Bc7 13.h3 Ne8 14.g3 f5 15.Nc3 g5 16.Be2 Ng7 17.Qa4 Qd7 18.0–0–0 f4 19.gf4= gf4 20.Bg4 h5 21.Be6= Qe6 22.Rdg1 fe3 23.fe3 Rf3 24.Nd1 Kh7 25.Qc2 h4 26.Bc3 Nf5–/+ 27.Rg4 Bg3 28.Be1 Qh6 29.Bg3 Ne3–/+ 30.Bf4 Rf4 31.Ne3 Rg4 32.hg4 Qe3 33.Qd2 Qa3 34.Qb2 Qb2 35.Kb2 Kg6 36.Rh4 Kg5 (37.Rh7 Kg4–+) 0–1. Champion,William R – Morrison,Jackson E, APM54, 1994.

8.Be2=+ A) 8...c6 9.bc6 bc6 10.Nc3 Be5 11.Na4=; B) 8...a4 9.f4 c5 10.bc6 bc6 11.0–0=+; C) 8...Be5 9.Ra2 c5 10.bc6 bc6 11.Ne6=; D) 8...Re8 9.0–0 c5 10.bc6 bc6 11.Nc3=; E) 8...c5 9.bc6 bc6 10.Nc3 Ra7 11.Rb1=+.

8.f4 A) 8...ef3 9.Nf3 Be6 10.Be2 Nbd7 11.0–0=; B) 8...c6 9.a4 c5 10.Nb3 Be7 11.Be2=+; C) 8...Nbd7 9.Be2 Nb6 10.Nc3 Nc4 11.Bc4=+; D) 8...Bg4 9.Be2 Be2 10.Qe2 Nbd7 11.Nf5=; E) 8...c5 9.bc6 Nc6 10.Be2 Bc5 11.Ra2=+.

5.d4 Bd6

6.a4 ed4 7.Qd4 c5 8.bc6 –/+.

6.Bb2 ed4 7.Qd4 0–0 A) 8.c4 Re8 9.cd5 Be5 10.Qd2=+; B) 8.Bd3 c5 9.Qh4 Ne4 10.Qh5=+; C) 8.Be2 Bf5 9.Nc3 c6 10.Qd2=+; D) 8.Nd2 Re8 9.Ngf3 Bg4 10.Be2=+.

6.Bb2 ed4 7.Qd4 0–0 8.Nf3 c5 9.bc6 Nc6 10.Qd3 Re8 11.Nbd2 Ne5 12.Be5= Be5 13.Ne5 Re5 14.Rb1 Bf5 15.Qd4 Re7 16.Bd3 Bd3 17.cd3 Qd6 18.a4 Rc8 19.0–0 Rc2 20.Nc4 Qc7 21.Nb6 Rc5 22.Rb5 Rb5 23.ab5 Re8 24.Nd5 Nd5 25.Qd5 a4 26.h3 a3 27.d4 Rd8 28.Qb3 Ra8 29.Ra1 b6 30.e4 Ra5 31.e5 h6 32.g3 Qc8 33.Ra2 Qc7 34.h4 g6 35.Qe3 Qe7 36.Kh2 Kg7 37.Qc3 h5 38.Kg1 Kg8 39.Qe3 Kg7 40.Kh2 Qb4 41.d5 Rb5 42.Ra3+/– Rd5 43.Ra7 Ra5 44.Rb7 Qc5? 45.Qf4+– Qf8 46.e6 Rf5 47.Qd4 Kh7 48.e7 Qa8 49.Rd7 (49...Qe8 50.Rd8 Rf2 51.Kg1+–; 49.Qb6?! Qe8+–) 1–0. Wallner,Josef (2330) – van Daatselaar,Jan Bart (2230), corr ICCF WSTT/3/06/4, 2006.

6.Bb2 ed4 7.Qd4 A) 7...Bf5 8.Bd3 Bd3 9.cd3 c6 10.bc6=; B) 7...Be6 8.Nd2 c5 9.bc6 bc6 10.Ngf3=; C) 7...Bg4 8.Nc3 Be6 9.Nf3 Qe7 10.Bd3=.

6.Bb2 ed4 7.Bd4 A) 7...c5 8.bc6 bc6 9.c4 0–0 10.Nc3=; B) 7...0–0 8.Nf3 c5 9.Bb2 Be6 10.Be2=+.

6.Bb2 e4 7.c4=+ A) 7...Be6 8.c5 Be7 9.Ne2 0–0 10.Nbc3=; B) 7...0–0 8.c5 Be7 9.Nc3 b6 10.Rc1=.

6.c4 ed4 7.ed4 dc4 8.Bc4 =+.

6.Be2 Be6 7.Bb2 e4 8.c4 =+ .

6.de5 Be5 7.Ra2 Ne4 8.Nf3 =+.

6.Nf3 e4 7.Nfd2 Ng4 8.Be2 =+.

3.b5 d6

4.Bb2 b6 5.e3 Bb7 6.Nf3 (6.d4 Nd7 7.Nf3 e4 8.Nfd2 Ngf6 9.Be2 Be7 10.c4 d5 11.Nc3+=; 6.Nc3 Be7 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.Be2 0–0 9.0–0 Re8 10.d4 e4 11.Ne1=) 6...Nf6 (6...c5 7.bc6 Nc6 8.Bb5 Rc8 9.0–0 Nf6 10.d4 e4 11.d5+=) 7.Bc4 h6 (7...e4 8.Nd4 d5 9.Be2 Bd6 10.0–0 Qd7 11.f3+=) 8.0–0 Be7 (8...Nbd7 9.d4 e4 10.Nh4 d5 11.Be2=) 9.d3 0–0 10.e4 Nbd7 (10...c6 11.Nc3+=) 11.Nc3 Nc5 12.Nd2 Ne6 13.Ne2 Nh5 14.d4 ed4 15.Be6 fe6 16.Nd4 Nf4 17.Qg4 e5 18.Nf5? (better is 18.Ne6!? Ne6 19.Qe6 Kh7 20.Rad1=) 18...Rf5–/+ 19.Qf5?? (better is 19.ef5 Qd7 20.Rfb1–/+) 19...Bc8–+ 20.Qf4 ef4 21.Rfd1 Bf6 22.c3 Bg4 23.f3 Be6 24.a4 Qe8 25.Nb1 Qg6 26.Bc1 Be5 27.Bd2 (27.Bb2–+) 27…Bh3 (27...Bh3 28.g3 fg3–+) 0–1. Vorobyova,Alyona – Tresvyatskiy,Kirill, Novokuznetsk RUS, City Ch, 2011.

4.c4 Nd7 5.Nc3 Ngf6 6.g3 Be7 7.Bg2= 0–0 8.d3 Re8 9.e3 Bf8 10.Nge2= Nc5 11.Na4 Na4 12.Qa4= d5 13.cd5 Nd5 14.0–0 Nb6 15.Qc2 a4 16.Bb2 Bd6 17.d4+= ed4 18.Bd4 Qe7 19.Nf4 g5 20.Nh5+/– Nd7 21.Ng7 Rd8 22.Nf5 Qe6 23.f4 g4 24.Nd6+– cd6 25.Rfd1 Nf8 26.Bb6 Re8 27.Qc7 Qf6 28.Rac1 Qb2+/– 29.Qd6 Re6? 30.Qd8+– Qb5 31.Rc5 Qe8 32.Rg5 Kh8 33.Bd4 (33...f6 34.Qf6 Rf6 35.Bf6#) 1–0. Basman,Michael J – Hall,A, Surrey, 1980.

4.c4 Be6 5.d3 Nd7 6.Nc3 c5 7.g3 b6 8.Bg2+= Rb8 9.Bc6 Ne7 10.Ne4 Nc6= 11.bc6 Nf6 12.Nf6 gf6 13.Qa4 Qc7 14.e4 Rc8 15.Rb1 Qc6 16.Qc6 Rc6 17.Nf3 h6 18.Nh4= Kd7 19.h3 Kc7 20.f4 Kb7 21.f5 Bd7 22.Ke2 Ka6 23.Bd2 Rc8 24.Nf3 h5 25.Rb2 Be7 26.Rhb1 Rb8 27.Rb3 Bd8 28.R3b2 Bc7 29.Rb3 b5 30.cb5 Rb5 31.Rb5 Bb5 32.Ke3 Bb6–+ 33.Rb2? c4 34.d4 Rc8 35.Bc3 Rg8 36.Rg2 Ba4 37.Ke2? Bb3 38.Ke3 Kb5 39.Rg1 Ka4 40.Bb2 Rc8 41.Rc1 Rg8?? 42.Kf2?? Ba2 43.Rc2 Kb3 44.Re2 Rc8 45.Nd2 Ka4 46.Nf3 c3 47.Bc3 Rc3 48.Ra2 Kb3 49.Ra1 Kb2 50.Rd1 Ra3 51.Ke2 Ra2 52.Rd2 Kb3 53.Ra2 Ka2 54.de5 de5 55.Nd2 a4 56.Nc4 Bc7 57.Kd3 Kb3 58.Nd2 Kb4 59.Kc2 Bb6 60.Nf3 Bf2 61.g4 hg4 62.hg4 a3 63.Kb1 Bd4 64.Ka2 Be3 65.Ne1 Kc4 66.Ka3 Kd4 67.Nc2 Ke4 68.Kb4 Bg5 69.Kc4 Kf4 70.Kd3 Bh4 71.Ke2 Kg4 72.Ne3 Kf4 73.Ng2 Kg5 74.Kf3 Kh5 75.Ne3 Bg5 76.Nc4 Kh6 77.Nd6 Kg7 78.Kg4 Kf8 79.Ne4 Ke7 80.Ng5?? fg5 81.Kg5 f6 82.Kg4 Kd6 83.Kf3 Kd5 84.Ke3 e4 85.Ke2 Ke5 86.Kf2 Kf5 87.Ke3 Ke5 (88.Ke2 f5–+) 0–1. marus – phophos, internet, 2001.

4.c4 Nf6 5.Nc3 =+.

4.c4 Nf6 5.Nf3 =+.

4.e4 c6 5.h3 cb5 6.Bb5+= Nc6 7.Nc3 Qb6? 8.Rb1 Bd7 9.Nd5 Qd8 10.Nf3 Nd4?? 11.Bd7+– Qd7 12.Nb6 Qd8 13.Nd4 ed4 14.0–0 Ra6 15.Nd5 b5 16.Rb5 Nf6 17.c4 Ne4 18.Qa4 Nc5 19.Rc5 Qd7 20.Rc8# 1–0. lustylady – aatz, Live Game Caissa's Web, 2006.

4.e4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Nbd7 =.

4.e4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Be7 =.

3.b5 Be7

4.Bb2 d6 5.e3 Nf6 6.c4 0–0 7.Nf3 e4 8.Nd4 c5 9.bc6 bc6 10.Be2 c5 11.Nb5 Nc6 12.N1c3 Bf5 13.0–0 Ne5 14.f4 ef3 15.Bf3 (15.gf3!? Bd3 16.Bd3 Nd3 17.Qc2 Nb2 18.Qb2+=) 15...Nf3–/+ (15...Nc4?! 16.Ba8 Bd3 17.Rf3 Qa8 18.Ra2=) 16.Qf3 Bd3 17.Rfe1 Bc4 18.d4 (18.e4 Nd7 19.Qh5 Rb8–+) 18...Qd7 19.a4 d5 20.Rac1 Rfb8 (20...Bb5 21.ab5 c4 22.e4–+) 21.Kh1 (21.Ba3 Rc8–/+) 21...Rb7 (21...cd4 22.ed4 Bb4 23.Na3–+) 22.Red1 (22.dc5 Bc5 (22...Bb5?! 23.Nb5 Ra6 24.Qg3=) 23.e4 Ng4–/+) 22...cd4 23.Rd4 Bc5 24.Rf4 Qe7 (better is 24...Re8 25.Re1 Rb6–+) 25.Nd5? (better is 25.Nd1 Ne8 26.Bd4 Bd4 27.Rd4–/+) 25...Bd5–+ (25...Nd5?? 26.Rfc4 Rd8 27.Rc5+–) 26.Qg3 (26.Bf6 Bf3 27.Be7 Be3 28.Rf3 Bc1 29.Bc5–+) 26...Nh5 27.Qg4 Qe3 28.Re1 Qd2 29.Rf5 Qc2 30.Rd5+= Qb2?? 31.Qh5?? Qf2 32.Qd1 Re7?? 33.Nc7 Rf8 34.Rf1 Qh4?? 35.Rh5?? Qd4?? 36.Qc2+= Qe4? 37.Qe4 Re4+/– 38.Nd5?? Bd4 39.Rhf5 f6 40.R1f4 Rc8 41.g3 Re1 42.Kg2 Rc2 43.Kh3 Bg1 44.Nf6 gf6 45.Rf6 Rh2 46.Kg4 Bc5 47.R6f5 Rc2 48.Rg5 Kh8 49.Rd5 Re3 50.Rd8 Kg7 51.Rd7 Kg6 52.Rd8 h5 53.Kh3 Ree2 (53...Ree2 54.Rg8 Kh7–+) 0–1. Fournier,Frederic – Mephisto Mondial, Match Thematique, 2000.

4.Bb2 d6 5.e3 Nf6 6.Nf3 0–0 7.c4 e4 8.Nd4 c5 9.Nc2 d5 10.d3 (10.d4 Bg4 11.f3 ef3 12.gf3 Ne4+=) 10...dc4–/+ 11.dc4 Qd1 12.Kd1 Be6 13.Nd2 Rc8 14.f3 Rd8 15.Ke2 Bf5 16.f4 b6 17.h3 (17.Ke1 Ra7+=) 17...Nh5–/+ 18.Rd1?? (better is 18.Rg1 Ng3 19.Ke1–/+) 18…Ng3–+ (18...Ng3 19.Ke1 Nh1–+) 0–1. Fournier,Frederic (1855) – Mephisto Mondial (1970), Match, 2005.

4.Bb2 d6 5.e3 Nf6 6.Nf3 0–0 7.d3 Be6 8.Be2 c6 9.c4 cb5 10.cb5 Nbd7 11.Nbd2 Rc8 12.0–0 Nd5 13.Rc1 Rc1 14.Qc1 (worse is 14.Bc1 Nc3 15.Qe1 Qb6–/+) 14...Qb8 15.Nc4 Qc7 16.Qd2 Ra8 17.Rc1 Qd8 18.Qc2 Rc8 19.Qa4 b6 20.Qc2 N7f6 ½–½. Fournier,Frederic (1855) – Mephisto Mondial (1970), Match, 2005.

3.b5 Nf6

4.Bb2 Bc5 5.e3 d6 6.d4 ed4 7.ed4 Bb6 =.

4.Bb2 Bc5 5.e3 d6 6.Nf3 0–0 7.g3 c6 8.Nc3 Nbd7 9.Bg2 e4 10.Ng1 d5 11.Nge2 Bd6 12.Nd4 Ne5–/+ 13.f4 ef3 14.Nf3=+ Bg4 15.0–0 c5 16.Ne2 Qe7 17.Nh4 Ne4 18.Nf5 Qe6 19.Nd6= Qd6 20.d3 Ng5 21.d4 Nc4–/+ 22.Bc1 Rfe8 23.Qd3=+ Be2 24.Qe2 Ne4 25.Rf4 f5 26.Rb1? Nc3=+ 27.Qh5?? g6 28.Qh6?? Nb1–+ 29.dc5 Qc5 30.Rd4 Nc3 31.Rd3 Ne4 (32.Rd1 Qb5–+; 31...Ne2 32.Kh1 Rad8 33.Rd1–+) 0–1. Al Obaide,N – Omearat,Adel (2260), Teheran zt, 1997.

4.Bb2 Bc5 5.e3 d6 6.h3 0–0 7.c4 Nbd7 8.Be2 d5 9.d4 ed4 10.ed4 Be7 11.c5 Re8 12.Nf3 Ne4 13.0–0 b6 14.c6 Nf8 15.Ne5 Ng6 16.Ng6 hg6 17.Nd2 Bd6 18.Nf3 a4 19.Re1 Qf6 20.Bd3 g5 21.Be4 Re4 22.Re4 de4 23.Ne5 Be6 24.Qe2 Qf4 25.Re1 Rd8 26.Qe4 Qe4 27.Re4 Rb8 28.Nf3 Bd5 29.Re1 Bf3 30.gf3 f6 31.Rb1 Kf7 32.Bc3 Ke6 33.Bb4 Bf4 34.Re1 Kd5 35.Re7 Kd4 36.Rg7 Kc4 37.Be7 Be5 38.Rf7 Kb5 39.Bf6 Bf6 40.Rf6 Rd8 41.Kf1 (41.f4 gf4 42.Rf5 Kc6 43.Rf4–/+) 41...Rd3–/+ 42.Ke2 Ra3 43.Rg6 Rc3 44.Rg5 Kb4 45.Rg1 Kb3 46.h4 a3 47.f4 a2 48.f5 Rc6 49.Ke3 Kb2 (49...Kb2 50.Re1 b5–+) 0–1. Schalkwijk,Peter – Kiryushin,Anatoly (1655), SD–2011–0–00087, 2011.

4.Bb2 d5 5.Be5+= Be6 6.Nf3 Nbd7 7.Bg3 Ne4 8.e3 Ng3 9.hg3 g6 10.d4 Bg7 11.Nbd2+/– 0–0 12.c4 c6 13.c5 Bf5 14.Nh4 Be6 15.Rb1 Nf6 16.Nhf3 b6+/– 17.bc6 bc5 18.dc5 Qe7 19.Qc2 Bf5 20.Bd3 Ne4 21.Nh4+– Bc8 22.Ne4 de4 23.Be4 Ba6 24.f3 Rfe8 25.Kf2 Kf8 26.Rhd1 f5+/– 27.Rd7 Qe6 28.Rbb7 Bb7 29.cb7 Rab8 30.c6 fe4 31.fe4 (31…Kg8 32.Nf3–/+; better is 31.Qc5!? Kg8 32.Qd5 Qd5 33.Rd5+/–) 1–0. Taulien,Hans_Juergen (2225) – Tiedemann,Joern (1810), remoteschach.de, 2005.

4.Bb2 d6 5.c4 Be6 6.Qc2 Nbd7 7.g3 c6 8.a4 Be7 9.Bg2 Qc7 10.Nf3 cb5–/+ 11.Ng5 bc4 12.Ne6 fe6 13.d3 Rc8 14.d4 ed4 15.Bd4 d5 16.0–0 0–0 17.Nc3 Bc5 18.Nb5 Qb8 19.Bb2 Kh8 20.Rad1 Ne5 21.Nd4 Bd4 22.Rd4 Nc6 23.Rh4 Nb4 24.Qc3 Nc6 25.Rd1?? b5–+ 26.Qc2 Nb4 27.Qc3 ba4 28.g4 Na2 29.Qc2 Qb3 30.Rd2 Qc2 31.Rc2 Nb4 32.Rc1 Kg8 33.f4 Rf7 34.Bh3 Ne4 35.g5 Rc6 36.g6 hg6 37.Rg4 g5! 38.fg5 c3 39.Ba1 c2 40.Bb2 Na2 41.g6 Rf5 42.Re4 de4 0–1. Just,Joachim (2140) – Prochazka,Jiri (2145), Bratislava op, 2004.

4.Bb2 d6 5.c4 Be7 6.Qc2 Be6 7.d3 c6 8.a4 0–0 9.e4 Nbd7 10.Nd2 Qb6 11.Ngf3 Rfc8 12.Be2 cb5–/+ 13.ab5 Qb5 14.Ba3 Nf8 15.0–0 Ng4 16.Qd1 Qe8 17.Nb3 Ng6 18.Nfd2 Nf6 19.d4 Nf4 20.d5 Bd7 21.f3 b5–+ 22.c5 dc5 23.g3 Ne2 24.Qe2 a4 25.Nc1 b4 26.Bb2 c4! 27.d6 c3 28.Bc3 Bb5 29.Nd3 Rc3 30.de7 Bd3 31.Qd1 Bf1 32.Qf1 Qe7 33.Nb1 Qc5 34.Qf2 Rc1 35.Kg2 Rc2 36.Qc2 Qc2 37.Kh3 0–1. willow27 – Double Wood, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

4.Bb2 d6 5.e3 c6 6.c4 Be6 7.Nf3 Be7 8.Be2 0–0 9.Nc3 Qb6 10.Qc2 d5 (10...cb5!? 11.Nb5 Nbd7=) 11.cd5 Nd5 12.bc6 (12.Nd5 Bd5 13.Bd3 Bf3 14.gf3 g6+=) 12...bc6? (12...Nc6 13.Na4 Qd8 14.Ne5=) 13.Rb1 (13.Ne5 f6 14.Nc4 Qd8+–) 13...Qc7 (13...Nc3 14.Qc3 Nd7 15.0–0=) 14.0–0 (14.Nd5!? Bd5 15.e4 Ba2+/–) 14...f6 15.d3 (15.Nd5 Bd5 16.e4 Bf7+=) 15...Na6 16.Rfc1 Nc5 (16...c5 17.Nd2+=) 17.Nd5 (better is 17.Ne4 Nb7 18.d4+/–) 17...cd5? (better is 17...Bd5 18.d4 Be4 19.Qc4 Bd5=) 18.d4+– ed4 19.ed4 Qf4 20.dc5 Rfc8 21.Qd2 Qa4?? 22.Qd4 Qc6 23.a4 Bc5 24.Qc3 Qb6 25.Qe1 Rab8? 26.Bc3 Bb4 27.Bb4 Rc1 28.Qc1 ab4 29.Bb5 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (1820) – fede4820, Active, 2011.

4.Bb2 d6 5.e3 Bg4 6.Be2 Be2 7.Ne2 g6 8.c4 Nbd7 9.0–0 Bg7 10.Nbc3 0–0 11.d3 Re8 12.Ng3 h5 13.Nge4 Ng4 14.h3 Nh6 15.Nd2 Nc5 16.Nb3 Ne6 17.a4 c6 18.Rb1 d5 19.Ne2 cb5 20.cb5 b6 21.Qd2 Rc8 22.Rfc1 Qh4 23.Rc8 Rc8 24.Rc1 (better is 24.d4!?=) 24...Rc1–/+ 25.Qc1 (better is 25.Nbc1!? Qa4 26.Nc3–/+) 25...Qa4–+ 26.Qc2 Qb5 27.Qc8 Kh7 28.Qc2 Nf5 29.Ba3 Bf8 30.Bf8 Nf8 31.Qc8?? (31.e4 Ne7–+) 31...Kg7 (better is 31...Qb3 32.Qf8 Qd1 33.Kh2 Qe2 34.Qf7 Ng7 35.Qd5 a4–+) 32.Nbc1 Qd7 33.Qb8 Qd6 34.Qa8 Ne7 35.Nc3 d4 36.Ne4? (36.ed4 Qd4 37.N3e2–+) 36...Qc6 (36...Qc6 37.Qc6 Nc6–+) 0–1. Buck,K1 (1730) – Waterfield,J (1980), Dresden GER, 2013.

4.Bb2 Bd6 5.e3= 0–0 6.d3 a4 7.c4 c6 8.Nc3 Qa5 9.Nge2 Be7 10.d4 d6 11.Qd3 ed4 12.Nd4+= d5 13.cd5 Nd5 14.Rc1 Rd8= 15.bc6 bc6 16.Qc2 g6 17.Bc4+= Nb6 18.Ba2 c5 19.Nde2 c4 20.0–0+= Na6 21.Ne4 Be6 22.Nd4 Bd5? 23.Bc3+– Be4 24.Qe4 Qc5 25.Nc6 Rd7? 26.Bd4 Qa3 27.Bb6 Re8 28.Bc4 Rb7 29.Bd4 Nc5 30.Qe5 Bf6 31.Qe8 Kg7 32.Bf6 Kh6 33.Qf8 Kh5 34.Be2# 1–0. MacChess 4.0 – ZZZZZZ, 2000.

4.Bb2= e4 5.d3 =.

4.c4 d6 5.e3 c6 6.Nc3 Be6 7.Nf3 h6 8.Be2 Nbd7 9.d4 e4 10.Nd2 d5 11.0–0 Be7 12.a4 0–0 13.Ba3 Ba3 14.Ra3 Qe7 15.Rb3 Rab8 16.bc6 bc6 17.c5 Nh7 18.Rb8 Rb8 19.Nb3 Qd8 20.Qc2 f5 21.Rb1 Nhf6 22.Nd2 g5 23.Rb8 Qb8 24.Qb3 Qc7 25.Ba6 Nb8 26.Qb7 Na6 27.Qa6 f4 28.Qb6 Qb6 29.cb6 Bc8 30.Nb3 Nd7 31.Na5 Nb6 32.Nc6 Bb7 33.Nb4 fe3+/– 34.fe3 Ba8? 35.a5+– Nc4 36.a6 Ne3 37.Nb5 Nc4 38.Nc7 Nb6 39.Na8 Na8 40.Nd5 Kf7 41.Kf2 Ke6 42.Nb4 Kf5 43.Ke3 h5 44.Nd5 g4 45.g3 Ke6 46.Ke4 Kd6 47.Nb4 Nb6 48.Kf5 (48...Ke7 49.Kg5+–) 1–0. Bulcourf,Carlos (2205) – Pereyra Arcija,Diego, Villa Ballester op, 1991.

3.b5 g6

4.Bb2 d6 5.e4 (5.d4 Bg7 6.de5 Nd7 7.Nf3 Nh6 8.e4 0–0 9.Nbd2=; 5.Nc3 d5 6.Nf3 Bg7 7.e3 Ne7 8.Be2 0–0 9.0–0=; 5.Nf3 Nf6 6.Nc3 Nbd7 7.e4 Bg7 8.Bc4 0–0 9.0–0=) 5...Nf6 6.Nc3 Nbd7 7.Nf3 Bg7 8.Bc4 Nb6 9.Ba2 =.

4.Bb2 Bg7

5.e3 d6 6.f4 Nh6 7.Nf3 0–0 8.fe5 Ng4 9.Be2 de5 10.0–0 e4 11.Nd4 Ne5 12.Nc3+= f5 13.g3 c5 14.bc6 bc6 15.Na4 Na6 16.Rb1 c5 17.Nb5 Be6= 18.Be5 Be5 19.Nbc3 Qe7 20.Rb6 c4 21.Qb1 Bf7 22.Qa2 Qc7 23.Rfb1 Bg3 24.hg3= Qg3 25.Kh1 Qh3 26.Kg1 Qg3 27.Kh1 f4 28.ef4 Qh3 29.Kg1 Qg3 30.Kh1 Be6 31.f5?? Rf5–+ 32.Nd1 Qh3 33.Kg1 Rg5 (34.Bg4 Qg4 35.Kf1 Qg1 36.Ke2 Bg4#) 0–1. Campos Calvo Sotelo,Ju (1970) – Eppinger,Georg (2250), IV Veterans Calvia ESP (5), 2007.

5.e4 Nf6 6.Qf3 d6 7.Nc3 Be6 8.Be2 0–0 9.Nh3 =.

5.e4 Nh6 6.Nf3 d6 7.Bc4 0–0 8.0–0 Kh8 9.Qe2 f5 10.d3 f4 (10...Nd7 11.Rd1=) 11.h3 g5 12.Nbd2 Rf6 (12...g4!? 13.hg4 Bg4+=) 13.Ng5+/– Rg6 14.Nf7 Nf7 15.Bf7 Rh6 16.Rfe1 Qf6 17.Bh5 Qg5 18.Bg4 Nd7 (better is 18...Rg6!?+/–) 19.Nf3+– Qg6 20.Bf5 Qh5 21.d4 Nf6 (21...ed4!? 22.Bd4 Bd4 23.Nd4 Ne5 24.Qh5 Rh5+/–) 22.Bc8 Rc8 23.de5 Ng4 24.Nd4 de5?? (better is 24...Ne5 25.Qh5 Rh5+/–) 25.Nf5+– (25.Qg4?! Qg4 26.hg4 ed4+–) 25...Rg6 (25...Nf6 26.Nh6 Qh6 27.Be5+–) 26.hg4 (26.Ne7 f3 27.Qf3 Rf6 28.Qg4 Qg4 29.hg4 Re8+–) 26...Rg4 27.Ng7 Kg7 28.Be5! Kf8 29.Bf4! Qg6 30.Bg3 h5 31.Rad1 h4 32.Qf3 Kg8 33.Be5 Rf8 34.Qb3 Kh7 35.Rd7 Kh6 36.Qe3 Kh5 37.Qe2 Kh6 38.Bg7 Kh7 39.Bf8 Kh8 40.Bg7 Kh7 41.Be5 Kh6 42.Qd2 Kh5 43.f3 Qb6 44.Bd4 1–0. Yannick – Taroak, playchess.de, 2005.

5.Nf3 d6 6.e4 f5 7.ef5 Bf5 8.Bc4 d5 9.Be2 =.

5.f4 d6 6.Nf3 Be6 7.e3 Nd7 8.Be2 Nh6 9.0–0 =.

3.c3 ab4

4.cb4 b5 5.Bb2= d6 6.e4 Nf6 7.d3 (7.Bb5 c6 8.Bd3 Be7+/–) 7...Bb7 8.Nf3 Nc6 9.Be2 Be7 10.0–0 0–0 11.Nc3 Na7 12.Re1 c6 13.Qd2 Qc7 14.d4 ed4 15.Nd4 Nc8 16.Nf5 Ba6 17.Bd3 c5?? (better is 17...Ng4+/–) 18.Qf4 (18.Bb5?! Bb5 19.Nd5 Qd8+–; worse is 18.Nb5 Bb5 19.Bb5 Rb8+–) 18...c4 19.Bc2 (better is 19.Nd5 Qd8 20.Nde7 Ne7 21.Nh6 Kh8 22.Qf6+–) 19...Na7?? (19...Ne8 20.e5 (20.Ne7?! Ne7 21.Qg3 Qb6+/–) 20...Qa7 21.Nh6 Kh8 22.Nb5 de5 23.Qf7 Qf2 24.Kf2 Bb5 25.a4+– (worse is 25.Be5 Rf7 26.Nf7 Kg8+–)) 20.Rad1 Rfd8? 21.Ne7 Qe7 22.Nd5 Nd5 23.ed5 Qf8 24.Qh4 h6+– 25.Qe4 g6? 26.Qd4 f6 27.Re6 (27.Re6 Re8 28.Rf6+–; 27.Bg6?! Qg7 28.Qf6 Qf6 29.Bf6 Rf8+–) 1–0. pieeater – Darkseid, ChessWorld.net, 2012.

4.cb4 Nf6 5.e3 d5 6.Nf3 (6.Bb2 Bd6–/+) 6...Bd6 (6...e4 7.Nd4 Bb4 8.Bb2–+) 7.Be2 (7.Bb2 Qe7+=) 7...Bg4 (7...e4 8.Nd4–/+) 8.0–0 e4 9.Nd4 Be2 10.Qe2 Qd7 11.Nc3 (11.Bb2 Be5=) 11...Ng4 (11...Bb4 12.Bb2 Bd6 13.d3–/+) 12.g3 (12.h3 Nf6 13.Bb2 0–0=) 12...Ne5 (12...Bb4 13.Nd5 Ba5 14.Nc3 Bc3 15.dc3+=) 13.b5 (better is 13.Nd5 0–0 14.f3+=) 13...c5–/+ 14.bc6 bc6 15.Bb2 Nd3 16.Rfb1 0–0 17.Bc1 c5 18.Nc2 Be5 Black prepares the advance d4 19.a4 Qc6 20.Qh5 (20.Bb2 Nd7 21.Ne1 Ne1 22.Re1 Rfb8–+) 20...d4 (better is 20...Bc3!? 21.dc3 Ra4–+) 21.ed4–/+ Bd4 22.Ra3? (better is 22.Nd4!? cd4 23.Nd5+=) 22...Bc3 23.Rc3 Qa4 24.Kg2 (better is 24.f3!?–+) 24...Na6 25.Ne3 Ne1 (25...Qd7!? 26.Qf5 Qf5 27.Nf5–+) 26.Kf1 Nf3 27.Nf5?? (27.d3 f5!–+) 27...Nb4 28.Kg2 Qb5?? 29.h3?? Nd3?? 30.Rb5+– Ra1 31.Ba3 Rg1 0–1. pieeater – Darkseid, ChessWorld.net, 2012.

4.c4 d5 5.Bb2 d4 6.g3 Nc6 0–1. marekt – hielker, internet, 2014.

4.cb4 Bb4

5.Bb2 Nc6 6.ab4 Nb4?? 7.Be5 Ra1 8.Ba1 d5?? 9.Bg7 Nf6 10.Bh8 Ng4 11.Nf3 c6 12.e3 Qb6 13.Be2 Bf5 14.Nd4 Nd3 15.Bd3 Bd3 16.Qb3 Qb3 17.Nb3 Bb1 18.0–0 Bd3 19.Ra1 f5 20.Nc5 Bc4 21.Nb7 Ke7 22.Bc3 h5 23.h3 Nf6 24.Bf6 Kf6 25.Nd6 Bd3 26.Ra3 Be2 27.f4 c5 28.Ra5 1–0. mgriffin (1610) – viz, net–chess.com, 2001.

5.Bb2 Bd6 6.e4 Qh4 7.Qf3 Nf6 8.d3 Nc6 9.Bc1 Nd4 10.Qg3?? Qg3 11.hg3 Nc2 12.Kd1 Na1 13.Bg5 h6 14.Bf6 gf6 15.Be2 Nb3 16.f4 ef4 17.gf4 Bf4 18.Rh4 Be5 19.Nf3 Bg3 20.Rg4 Bf2 21.Rf4 Rg8 22.g4 Be3 23.Rf6 d6 24.g5 hg5 25.Nc3 Nd4 26.Nd4 Bd4 27.Nd5 Bf6 28.Nc7 Kd8 (29.Na8 Bd4–+; 28...Kd7 29.Na8 Bd4 30.Bh5–+) 0–1. aligarjon – ChessNo1, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

5.Bb2 Bd6 6.Nf3 Nc6 7.g3 f6 8.e4 Bc5 9.Bc4 Nge7 10.0–0 d5 11.Bb3? de4–+ 12.Ne1 g6 13.Nc2 Nd4 14.Nd4 Bd4 15.Bd4 Qd4 16.Nc3 Bh3 17.Ba4 c6 18.Re1 f5 19.Rb1 0–0–0 20.Rb2 Bg4 21.Qc2 Qd2?? 22.Rd1?? Qc2–+ 23.Rc2 Bd1 24.Nd1 Rd1 25.Kg2 Rhd8 26.Rc5 R1d5 (27.Rd5 Rd5–+) 0–1. jhaun – cdnfthree (1750), net–chess.com, 2002.

5.Bb2 Be7 6.Be5=+ Bf6 7.Nf3 Nc6 8.Bf6 Nf6 9.Nc3 0–0 10.e4 Qe7–/+ 11.d3 Ra3–+ 12.Ra3 Qa3 13.Qc2 Qa1 14.Nd1 b5 15.Be2 Qa5 16.Nc3 b4 (17.Nb1 b3 18.Qc3 Qc3 19.Nc3 b2–/+) 0–1. Ramini,Edgardo – Sicker,Rolf, CiF, 2001.

5.ab4 Ra1 6.Ba3 Qe7 7.Qb3 Na6 8.b5?? Rb1! 9.Qb1 Qa3 10.ba6 Qa6 11.e3 Qa5 12.Nf3 Nf6 13.Qb2 0–0 14.Qe5 Qe5–+ 15.Ne5 d6 16.Nf3 Be6 17.Bd3 Bd5 18.Ke2–/+ Ng4 19.h3 Bf3 20.gf3 Nh6 21.Be4 b5 22.Rb1 Rb8 23.Bc6 b4 24.d4 b3 25.Kd2 Nf5 26.Kc3 Ne7 27.Be4 f5 28.Bd3 d5 29.Rb3 Rb3 30.Kb3 h5 31.Kb4 h4 32.Kc5 Kf7 33.Ba6 Ke6 34.Bb7 g5 35.Ba6 c6 36.Bf1 Kd7 37.Bg2 Kc7 38.e4 Kd7 39.Bh1 Ng6 40.Bg2? Nf4 41.Bf1? fe4 42.fe4 de4 43.Kc4 Kd6 0–1. Skean Du – SIRMO, ChessWorld.net, 2006.

2...a6

3.Bb2 e4 4.c4 c5 (better is 4...f5=) 5.b5 (5.Nc3 cb4 6.ab4 Nf6+=) 5...d5 (5...ab5!? 6.cb5 d5–/+) 6.Qc2 (6.cd5 ab5 7.e3 Qd5+/–) 6...Bf5 (6...f5 7.cd5 Nf6 8.Nc3 Nd5 9.e3+=) 7.cd5+= Qd5 (7...Ne7!? 8.e3 Nd5+=) 8.Nc3+/– Qe6 9.e3 c4? (9...Nf6 10.Nh3 Bh3 11.gh3+/–) 10.Qa4?? (better is 10.Nge2 ab5 11.Nb5+–) 10...Nd7+= 11.ba6 Qa6 12.Qc4 Qc4 13.Bc4 Ngf6 14.Nge2 Ne5 15.Bb5 Kd8 (15...Bd7 16.0–0+/–) 16.0–0 (better is 16.Ne4 Be4 17.Be5 Bg2 18.Rg1+–) 16...g5? (better is 16...Bd6+/–) 17.Ng3+– Nd3?? (17...Bg6 18.Nce4 Ne4 19.Ne4 Be4 20.Be5 Rg8+–) 18.Bd3 ed3 19.Nf5 (19.Nf5 Rg8 20.Nb5+–) 1–0. Zawadzki,Krzysztof (1640) – Bergolc,Sylwester, Ferie z szachami Poland, 2009.

3.Bb2 f6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.a3 a6).

3.d4 ed4 4.Nf3 Nc6 5.Nd4 Nd4 6.Qd4 Qf6 7.Bb2 Be7 8.e4 Qd4 9.Bd4 f6 10.Nc3 c6 11.Na4 Nh6 12.Nb6 Rb8 13.c4 0–0 14.c5 d6 15.Bc4 Kh8 16.0–0–0 dc5 17.bc5 Rd8 18.h3 Re8 19.g4 Bd8 20.Be3 Bb6 21.cb6 Ng8 22.f3 Be6 23.Be6 Re6 24.Rd7 Re7 25.Rhd1 Rbe8 26.Bc5 Rd7 27.Rd7 (27...g5 28.Rb7+–) 1–0. Pierred (2180) – Queen_of_hearts, Rated game, 3m + 0s, 2005.

3.e3 b5 4.Bb2 Nc6 5.c4 bc4 6.Bc4 a5 7.Nc3 ab4=+ 8.ab4 Nb4?? 9.Ra8+– c6 10.Qa4 c5 11.Bb5 Ne7 12.Ne4 f5 13.Nd6 1–0. mgriffin (1605) – borodin, net–chess.com, 2001.

3.e3 d5 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 a6).

3.e4 Nc6 4.Nf3 h6 5.Bb2 d6 6.h3 Nf6 7.b5 ab5 8.Bb5 Ne4 9.d3 Ng5 10.Bc6 bc6 11.0–0 Qf6 12.Nbd2 Nf3 13.Nf3 Bb7 14.Re1 c5 15.a4 Bf3 16.Qf3 Qf3 17.gf3 f5 18.a5 f4 19.a6 Be7 20.c4 Bh4 21.Bc3 Bd8 22.a7 c6 23.Ra6 Kd7 24.Rb1 Bc7 25.Rb7 g5 26.Ba5 Rhc8 27.Bc7 Rc7 28.Rc7 Kc7 29.h4 gh4 30.Kh2 Kb7 31.Ra1 Ra7 32.Rb1 Kc7 33.Rb2 Ra3 34.Rd2 d5 35.Kh3 dc4 36.dc4 Rf3 37.Kh4 Rc3 38.Kh5 Rc4 39.Kh6 Rc3 40.Kg6 Rc4 41.Kf6 Rd4 42.Rc2 Rd5 43.Kf5 Kd6 44.Ke4 Rd4 45.Kf3 c4 46.Re2 Rd3 47.Ke4 Rd4 48.Kf3 c5 49.Rc2 Rd3 50.Ke2 Kd5 51.f3 Kd4 52.Kf2 c3 53.Ke2 c4 54.Rc1 Rd2 55.Ke1 Kd3 56.Rd1 Ke3 57.Rd2 cd2 58.Kd1 c3 59.Kc2 Ke2 0–1. pillsbury (2185) – valerypavlovich (2100), net–chess.com, 2014.

3.Bb2 Nc6

(--> 1.b4 a6 2.Bb2 Nc6 3.a3 e5).

4.e3 d5 (--> 1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 a6 3.e3 Nc6 4.a3 e5).

3.Bb2 d6

(--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.a3 a6).

4.e3 Nf6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.a3 d6 4.e3 a6).

3.e4 b5

4.Bb2 Nc6 5.d4 Nd4 6.Bd4 ed4 7.Qd4 Qe7 8.Nd2 Bb7 9.Ngf3 Nf6 10.Be2 d6 11.Bd3 g6 12.0–0 Bg7 13.Rae1 0–0 14.e5 Nd7 15.Qg4 Ne5 16.Ne5 de5 17.Be4 c6 18.Qf3 Rad8 19.Nb3 Rd6 20.Nc5 Bc8 21.Rd1 Rf6 22.Qe3 Rd8 23.Rd8 Qd8 24.Bc6 Rc6 25.h3 Qd4 26.Qg5 Bf6 27.Qe3 Qe3 28.fe3 Bf5 29.Rc1 Bg5 30.g4 Be3 31.Kg2 Bc8 32.Rd1 Bc5 33.bc5 Rc5 34.Rc1 Bb7 35.Kf2 Rc3 36.h4 Rf3 37.Kg2 Ra3 38.Kh2 Bf3 39.g5 Bg4 40.c4 bc4 41.Rc4 Rh3 42.Kg2 Be6 43.Ra4 Kg7 44.Kf2 Bd5 45.Ke2 Bf3 46.Kf2 e4 47.Ra6 Rh4 48.Rb6 Rh2 49.Ke3 Re2 50.Kf4 Rg2 51.Rb5 Rf2 52.Ke3 Rh2 53.Ra5 h6 54.Kf4 h5 55.Kg3 Rh1 56.Kf2 h4 57.Rc5 h3 58.Ra5 h2 0–1. pillsbury (2055) – dianelowenstein (1950), net–chess.com, 2014.

4.Nf3 Qf6 5.Bb2 a5 6.Be5+/– Qe6 7.Bb5 Qg4 8.0–0 f6 9.Bc7 Qh5? 10.Nd4 Qd1 11.Rd1 Ne7 12.ba5 Ra5 13.Ba5 Bb7 14.Bc7 Nbc6 15.Nc6 Bc6 16.Bc6 Nc6 17.a4 g5 18.a5 Bb4 19.a6 Kf7 20.c3 Bc5 21.d4 Ba7 22.Na3 Rc8 23.Nb5 Bb8 24.Bb8 Rb8 25.Rdb1 Ke7 26.d5 Ne5 27.a7 Ra8 28.Nc7 Ra7 29.Ra7 Nc4 30.Ne6 Nd2 31.Rbb7 Ne4 32.Rd7 Ke8 33.Rh7 Nd6 34.Rh8 (34.Rhe7) 1–0. mickster the king – toon magpie, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

3.e4 Nf6

4.Nc3 Nc6 5.Rb1 d6 6.h3 Be7=+ 7.Nf3 Nd4 8.Be2 Bd7 9.0–0= Bc6 10.d3 0–0 11.Bb2 b6 12.Nd4+= ed4 13.Nd5 Nd5= 14.ed5 Bd5 15.Bd4 Bf6 16.Be3 Be5 17.c4+= Bb7 18.d4 Bf6 19.Bf3 c6 20.b5 ab5= 21.cb5 Rc8 22.bc6+/– Bc6 23.Bc6 Rc6 24.d5 Rc3 25.Bb6 Qa8 26.Bd4 Bd4+= 27.Qd4 Qa3 28.Ra1 Qc5 29.Rfd1 Rc8 30.Qc5 R3c5 31.Ra6 Rd8 32.f4 f5 33.g4 fg4= 34.hg4 g6 35.f5 gf5 36.gf5 h5 37.f6 Kf7=+ 38.Rf1 Rd5 39.Ra7 Kf8 40.Rh7 Rg5 41.Kh1 d5?? 42.f7+– Rd7 43.Rh8 (43...Rg8 44.fg8Q Ke7 45.Qf8 Ke6 46.Qf6#) 1–0. lesbian14 – cknarang, Live Game Caissa's Web, 2006.

4.Nc3 d5 5.ed5 Nd5 6.Bc4 Nf4 7.Qf3 Nc6 8.Nge2 =.

4.d3 c5 5.Nf3 Nc6 6.c3 –/+.

4.d3 Nc6 5.Nf3 d5 6.ed5 Qd5 7.Nc3 Qe6 8.h3 Nd4 9.Ne4 Qc6 10.Nd4 ed4 11.Qe2 Be7 12.Nf6 gf6 13.Bb2=+ Be6 14.Bd4 0–0–0 15.Rc1?? Rd4–+ 16.Qe3 Qc3 17.Qd2 Qa3 18.c3 Rd6 19.Be2 Rhd8 20.0–0 Bc4 21.Qe3?? Bd3 22.Bd3=+ Rd3 23.Qe1?? Bd6–+ 24.c4 Bb4 25.Qe2 a5 26.Ra1 Qc3 27.Rac1 Qd4 28.Kh2 Rg8 29.Rfd1 Rd1 30.Rd1 Qf4 31.Kh1 b6 32.Qg4 Qg4 (33.hg4 Rg4–+; 32...Rg4 33.f3 Rh4 34.Ra1 Qg3 35.Ra2 Bc5 36.Rf2 Qf2 37.Kh2 Qg1 38.Kg3 Bf2#) 0–1. pillsbury (2075) – olo (1920), net–chess.com, 2007.

4.Nf3 Nc6 5.Nc3 d5 6.ed5 Nd5 =+.

2...b5

3.Bb2 Bb7 4.e3 Nf6 (4...f6=) 5.d3 (better is 5.Be5!? a6 6.Nf3+/–) 5...Nc6 6.Nf3 Nd4?? (better is 6...a5 7.c4 ab4 8.cb5 ba3 9.Ba3 Bb4 10.Ke2 Ba3 11.Na3 e4 12.de4 Ne4+=) 7.ed4+– ed4 8.Qe2 (8.Qe2 Be7 9.Nd4+–) 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (1940) – desigallango, Active Blind, 2007.

3.Nc3 c5 4.e4 cb4 5.ab4 Nc6 6.Nge2 a6 7.Ba3 Bb4 8.Bb4 Nb4 9.d4 d6 10.Qb1 ed4 11.Nd4 a5 12.Bb5 Bd7 13.Bc4 Bc6 14.Nc6 Qg5 15.g3 Nc6 16.h4 Qe5 17.f4 Qc3 18.Kf2 Qc4 19.Kg2 Qe4 20.Kh3 Rb8 21.Qe1 Qe1 22.Rhe1 Nge7 23.g4 0–0 24.h5 Rfe8 25.c3 Rb3 26.Kh4 Rc3 27.f5 h6 28.Rf1 Rc2 29.Rg1 f6 30.Rh1 Rc4 31.Ra3 Nf5 32.Kh3 Re3 33.Re3 Ne3 34.Rg1 g5 35.Rg3 Rc3 36.Re3 Re3 37.Kh2 a4 0–1. nimzou (1885) – armymannretired (2000), net–chess.com, 2014.

3.Nc3 Nf6 =.

3.d4 ed4 4.Qd4 Nc6 5.Qd3 =+.

3.d4 e4 4.e3 a6 5.c4 bc4 6.Bc4 Bb7 7.Ne2 g5 8.0–0 d5 9.Bb3 Bd6 10.f3 Qe7? 11.fe4+– Nd7 12.e5 Be5? 13.de5 Qe5 14.Nd4 Ne7 15.Nc3 c6 16.Nce2 f5 17.Bb2 Qe4 18.Rb1 Rf8 19.Bc2 Qg4 20.h3 Qh5 21.Ne6 Ng6 22.Nc7 Kd8 23.Na8 Ba8 24.Ng3 Qd1 25.Rbd1 Nh4 26.Ne2 Ke7 27.Nd4 f4 28.ef4 gf4 29.Bh7 Nb6 30.Rde1 Kd8 31.Ne6 Ke8 32.Nf8 Kf8 33.Rf4 (33...Nf5 34.Rf5) 1–0. gdraper (2035) – valerypavlovich (2120), net–chess.com, 2006.

3.e3 Nc6 4.c4 a6 5.cb5+= ab5 6.Bb2 Bd6 7.Bb5+/– Bb7 8.Nf3 Nf6. vampierketjen – tibo (1640), net–chess.com, 2003.

3.e3 d5 4.Bb2+/– e4 5.d3 Qe7 (5...ed3!? 6.Bd3 c6+=) 6.de4+/– Qe4 (6...de4 7.Bb5 c6 8.Be2+/–) 7.Nf3 (7.Nc3 Qe6 8.Nd5 Qd6 9.Bb5 c6+–) 7...Bg4? (7...c6 8.Bd3 Qe7 9.0–0+=) 8.Be2 (better is 8.Nc3 Bf3 9.gf3+– (9.Qf3?! Qf3 10.gf3 c6+=)) 8...Bd6?? (better is 8...c6+=) 9.Bg7+– Ne7 (9...c6 10.Bh8 a5 11.Nbd2+–) 10.Bh8 (10.Bb5 c6 11.Bd3 Qe6 12.Bh8 Ng6+–) 10...Nd7 (10...c6 11.Nbd2 Qg6 12.Bd3+–) 11.Bb2 (11.Nc3 Qe6 12.Nb5 Bf3 13.Bf3 Ne5+–) 11...0–0–0 (11...c6 12.Nbd2 Qg6 13.Bd3+–) 12.Nc3 Qg6 13.Nb5 Nb6 14.Na7 Kb7 15.Nb5 Rg8 16.Nd6 Qd6 17.g3 h5 18.Nd4 Be2 19.Qe2 h4 20.0–0–0 Nc4 21.Qd3 Nb2 22.Kb2 Ra8 23.Qb5 Kc8 24.Qe8 Kb7 25.Qf7 Nc8 26.Qf3 Nb6 27.Ra1 Nc4 28.Kb3 Nd2+/– 29.Kb2 Nf3?? 30.Nf3+– Rf8 31.Nh4 Rf2 32.Raf1?? Qe5?? 33.Kb1+/– Qe3 34.Rf2 Qf2 35.Kb2 Qd4 36.c3 Qf2 37.Kb3+/– Qf7 38.Kb2 Qf2 39.Kb3 Qf7 40.Kb2?? Kc6?? 41.Rc1+– Qf2 42.Rc2 Qb6 43.Ng2 Kb5 44.Nf4 Qc6 45.Nd3 Ka4 46.Nc5 Kb5 47.a4 Kb6 48.Kb3 Qg6 49.a5 Kc6 50.a6 Kb6 51.Ra2 Ka7?! 52.Ra5 Qf7?? 53.Ra2 d4 54.Ka3 dc3? 55.Rc2+– Qf3 56.b5?? Kb6= 57.Kb4 c6?? 58.bc6 Qc6? 59.Rc3+– 0–1. Fournier,Frederic – alfaromeo, Active, 2007.

3.e4 a6 4.Bb2 Nc6 5.c4 d6 6.cb5 ab5 7.Bb5 Bd7 8.Nf3 Nf6 9.Qe2 Be7+/– 10.0–0 0–0 11.Rc1+– Na7 (12.Bd7 Qd7+–). nitousche – Ginger Prince, ChessWorld.net, 2004.

3.e4 Ba6 4.Nc3+/– Nc6 5.Bb5 Bb5+= 6.Nb5 a6 7.Nc3+/– Nd4 8.Nf3 Nf3 9.Qf3 f6 10.Qh5 Ke7 11.Nd5 Kd6 12.c4 g6 13.Qh3 Ne7 14.c5 Kc6 15.Nf6 Bg7 16.Ng4 d6 17.Qc3 (17...Kb7 18.0–0+–) 1–0. pillsbury (1935) – sbderkach (1905), net–chess.com, 2007.

3.e4 Nf6 4.Nc3 (4.Bb5 a5+=) 4...Bb7 5.d3 d6 (better is 5...c5!? 6.Bd2 a6+=) 6.Nb5+= a6 7.Nc3 Nc6 8.Bb2 d5 9.ed5 Nd5 10.Qd2 Nc3 11.Bc3 Be7 12.Nf3 Qd5 13.0–0–0 (13.Be2 0–0+=) 13...Bf6 (13...a5 14.Qe2 ab4 15.ab4+=) 14.Ng5 (14.Qe3 0–0+=) 14...h6 (14...a5 15.ba5 Qa2 16.Ne4+=) 15.Ne4= Bc8 (better is 15...Be7 16.Re1 0–0=) 16.Nf6+/– gf6 17.f4 (17.d4 Qa2 18.d5 Ne7+–) 17...Nd4 (17...a5 18.ba5 Qc5 19.Bb4+/–) 18.fe5 fe5 19.Rg1 (19.Re1 Be6 20.Qe3+/–) 19...Qa2? (19...Be6!? 20.Re1 c5+=) 20.Bb2 (20.Re1 Be6 21.Re5 0–0–0+–) 20...Rb8? (20...Be6 21.Re1 f6 22.Qf2+/–) 21.Qc3 (21.Qe3 Qe6+–) 21...c6? (21...Be6 22.Re1 (22.Qc7? Rc8 23.Qc8 Bc8–+) 22...Qd5 23.Qc7=) 22.h3 (better is 22.Re1!? Qe6 23.Qc4 Qc4 24.dc4+– (24.Re5?! Qe6 25.Bd4 Rg8+/–)) 22...0–0 23.Qc5 Be6 (better is 23...f6!? 24.Qc4 Qc4 25.dc4 Nf5+/–) 24.Qe5+– Nb5?? (24...c5+–) 25.Qg3 1–0. Ferzan – Rookmaster, playchess.de, 2002.

3.Bb2 Nc6

4.e3 a6 5.Nf3 d6 6.c4 Bg4? (better is 6...bc4!? 7.Bc4 Nf6+=) 7.cb5+/– Na7 8.ba6 Qd7 (8...e4 9.h3 Bd7 10.Nd4+–) 9.Nc3 c6 10.Be2 Nf6 11.0–0 Be7 12.a4 d5? (better is 12...e4 13.Ne1 Be2 14.Qe2 0–0+–) 13.Ne5 Be2 14.Nd7 Bd1 15.Nf6 Bf6 16.Rfd1 Rb8 17.b5! 0–0 18.Rdb1 d4 19.Ne4 Bh4 20.Bd4 Rfe8 21.Ba7 Ra8 22.b6 h6 23.Nd6 Red8 24.Nc4 Bf6 25.d4 c5 26.Ne5 Be5 27.de5 Kh7 28.Rd1 Re8 29.f4 Kg6 30.Rd7 Kf5 31.Rf7 Ke4 32.Kf2 c4 33.Rc1 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (2215) – Dupont,Pierre, Grand Prix Oise, 2002.

4.e4 a6 5.Nf3 Nf6 6.d3 (6.Ne5 Ne5 7.Be5 Ne4+=) 6...Be7 (6...d6 7.c4=) 7.Be2 0–0 (7...d6 8.0–0=) 8.0–0 d5 9.ed5 Qd5 10.Nc3 Bg4?? (better is 10...Qd6=) 11.Nd5+– Nd5 12.c4 (12.Ne5!? Be2 13.Qe2 Bf6+–) 12...bc4 13.dc4 Nf6 (13...Nf4 14.Qc2 Rad8 15.Rae1+–) 14.Re1 (14.Ne5 Ne5 15.Be5 Rad8+–) 14...Rad8 (14...e4 15.Nd4 Bd7 16.Bd3+–) 15.Qc1 White plans c5 (15.Qa4 Bd7 16.b5 ab5 17.cb5 Ra8+–) 15...Bf3 (15...e4 16.Ng5 Be2 17.Re2+–) 16.Bf3 Nd4 17.Bd4 Rd4 18.c5 (18.Re5 Bd6 19.Ra5 Ng4+–) 18...h6 (18...e4 19.Qc3 Rfd8 20.Rad1+–) 19.Rb1 (better is 19.Re5 Bd8+–) 19...e4 20.Bg4! Ng4 21.a4 Bf6 22.Qf4 e3–/+ 23.Qf3? ef2–+ 24.Qf2 Nf2 25.Kf2 Rfd8 26.h3 Rf4 27.Kg3 Bh4 28.Kf4+= Rd4?? 29.Kf3?? Be1= 30.Re1 Kf8 31.g4?? Rb4–+ 32.h4 Ra4 33.h5 Rc4 34.Rb1? Rc5 35.Kf4 Rb5 36.Rd1 Ke7 37.Re1 Kf6 38.Kg3 Re5 39.Rc1 c5 40.Kf4 Ke6 41.Rb1?! Rd5 42.Rb6 Rd6 43.Rb7 Rd4 44.Kf3 c4 45.Rb6 Rd6 46.Rb2 Rd3 47.Kf4 c3 48.Rc2 a5 49.Ke4 Rg3 50.Kd4 a4 51.Kc4 a3 52.Ra2 Rg4 53.Kc3 Rg3 54.Kb4 f5 55.Re2 Kf6 56.Rc2 1–0. pieeater – irish paddy, ChessWorld.net, 2013.

4.e4 Bb7 5.Bb5+= a5 6.c3 ab4= 7.cb4 Nd4 8.Bd3 c5 9.b5 d5=+ 10.Nc3 c4 11.Bb1 Nb3 12.Ra2 d4–/+ 13.Nce2 Bc5 14.Nf3= Qd6 15.Ne5 Qe5–/+ (16.d3 c3 17.Bc3 dc3 18.Qb3 Nf6 19.Qc3 Qc3 20.Nc3 Ba3–/+) 0–1. Scheepers – Marshall, email CTON, 1996.

4.e4 Rb8!?=.

4.e4 Nf6 5.Bb5+/– Nd4 (5...a5 6.Bc6 dc6 7.Be5+/–) 6.Bd4 ed4 7.e5 Nd5 (7...Ne4 8.Nf3+/–) 8.Qf3 (8.Qg4 Bb7+/–) 8...Bb7 (8...Nb6 9.Ne2+/–) 9.Bc4 (9.Ba6 Bc6 10.Qg3 Qb8+/–) 9...c6 (9...Qe7 10.Qe4 f5 11.Qd4+=) 10.Qg4 (10.Ne2 Qe7 11.Bd5 cd5+/–) 10...g6 (10...Nb6!? 11.Be2 h5+/–) 11.Qd4+– Be7 (11...Nb6 12.Nf3+–) 12.Nf3 (12.Bd5 cd5 13.Nc3 d6 14.ed6 Bf6 15.Qe3 Kd7+–) 12...0–0 13.0–0 (13.Bd5 cd5 14.0–0 d6+–) 13...d6 14.Nc3 (14.Bd5 cd5 15.Re1 de5 16.Ne5 Bf6+–) 14...de5 15.Ne5 Nc3 (15...Nb6 16.Qf4+–) 16.Qc3 Bf6 (16...a5 17.Rfe1 ab4 18.Nf7 Rf7 19.Qb3+– (19.Bf7?! Kf7 20.ab4 Ra1 21.Ra1 c5+/–)) 17.d4 Re8 (17...Qd6 18.Rfe1 Kg7+–) 18.Bf7 (18.Bf7 Kg7 19.Be8 Qe8 20.Rfe1+–) 1–0. Wall,Bill – BlackCat, internet, 2003.

4.g3 Bb7 5.Nf3 f6 6.Bg2 Nge7 7.Nc3 Nf5 8.e4 Nfd4 9.Nd4 Nd4 10.Nd5 Bd5 11.ed5+= Bd6 12.Bd4 ed4= 13.0–0 c5? 14.dc6+– Rc8 15.Qe2 Be7 16.cd7 Qd7+/– 17.Rac1 Rc2? 18.Rc2 0–0 19.Bc6 Qf5 20.d3 Bd6 21.Be4 Qh3 22.Rc6 Be5 23.Rfc1 g6 24.Rc8 Rc8+= 25.Rc8 Qc8 26.Qa2 Kg7 27.a4 a6 28.ab5+/– ab5 29.Qa7 Kh6 30.Qa6?? Qa6–+ 31.h4 Qa1 32.Kg2 Kh5 33.f4?? Qb2 34.Kh3 Bb8 35.g4 Kh6 36.g5 fg5 37.fg5 Kg7 38.Kg4 Qb4 39.h5 Qe1 40.h6 Kf8 (41.Bg6 Qg3 42.Kf5 Qf3 43.Ke6 Qc6 44.Kf5 hg6 45.Kg4 Qg2 46.Kh4 Qg3) 0–1. Pawno Paul – I need chocolate..., ChessWorld.net, 2005.

3.Bb2 d6

4.d4 ed4 5.Qd4 Nc6= 6.Qd5 Bd7 7.Qb5 Nf6 8.Qg5 Ne4 9.Qd8+/– Rd8 10.Nc3 Nd4 11.Ne4+– Nc2 12.Kd2 Na1 13.Ba1 f6 14.Nf6! (14...gf6 15.Bf6+/–) 1–0. marus – rajandchess, internet, 2001.

4.d4 ed4 5.Qd4 Nf6 6.e3 Be7 7.Bb5+/– Bd7 8.Bd7 Qd7 9.Nf3 0–0 10.Qf4 Qa4 11.Nd4 c5 12.Nf5+– Nd5?? 13.Qh6!! Bf6 14.Bf6 gf6 15.Qg7# 1–0. orane – Johansson, Live Game Caissa's Web, 2005.

4.d4 f6 5.e4 Bd7 6.c4 a6 7.Nf3 Ne7 8.Nc3 c6 9.Be2 Ng6 10.0–0 Be7 11.Rc1 0–0 12.cb5 ab5 13.d5 Nf4 14.dc6 Ne2 (Better is 14...Nc6!? 15.Bb5 f5+/–) 15.Ne2+– Bc6 16.Rc6! Nc6 17.Qd5 Kh8 18.Qc6 Rc8 (18...f5 19.ef5 Qc8 20.Qc8 Rac8 21.Nc3+–) 19.Qb5 Rc2 20.Rb1 Qc7 21.Qd3 Rc8 22.Ne1 Rc4 23.Rc1 Rc1 24.Bc1 Bd8 25.Be3 Qc4 26.Qc4 Rc4 27.f3 Rc6 28.b5 Rc4 29.b6 Ra4 30.b7 Bc7 31.Nc2 Rc4 32.Nb4 Bb8 33.Na6 1–0. orane (1995) – maxs, Live Game Caissa's Web, 2004.

4.d4 Nf6 5.de5 de5 6.Qd8 Kd8 7.Nf3 +=.

4.e3 a6 5.c4 Bd7 6.Nf3 Bc6 7.Nc3 e4 8.Nd4+/– Nf6 9.Be2 Be7? 10.Qc2 0–0 11.Nf5?? bc4+= 12.Bc4 d5 13.Be2 Nbd7 14.0–0 Ne5? 15.f4 Nc4 16.Bc4 dc4+= 17.Ne2 Bb5 18.Rfe1 Qd7 19.Nfg3 Qd3 20.Qd1 Ng4 21.Rc1 Bh4? 22.Nd4+– Bg3 23.hg3 Rac8?! 24.Rc3 c5?? 25.Rd3 cd3 26.Qg4 g6 27.Nb5 ab5 28.Qg5 Rc6 29.Qh6 f6 30.Qh3 cb4 31.Rc1 Rd6 32.Rc8 b3 33.Rf8 Kf8 34.Qc8 Kf7 35.Qc7 Ke6 36.Bf6! h5 37.Qe7 Kd5 38.Qf7 Re6 39.Bb2 Kd6 40.f5 gf5 41.Qf5 Kd7 42.Qb5 Rc6 43.Qd5 Kc7 44.Qe4 Rc2 45.Qd3 Rb2 46.Qc3 Kd6 47.Qb2 (47...Ke6 48.Qb3 Kf6 49.Qb6 Kg7 50.Qd4 Kf7 51.Qd5 Ke7 52.d4+–) 1–0. Serowy,Reinhold – Wiebke,Elfriede, Brandenburg–ch Seniors, 2003.

4.e3 a6 5.Qf3 c6 6.c4 Bb7 7.cb5+/– Qd7 8.Bd3 cb5 9.Qg3 g6 10.Nf3 Bf3 11.Qf3+= Ra7 12.Nc3 Nh6 13.Nd5 Qe6 14.Nf6 Ke7= 15.Nd5 Kd7 16.Rc1 a5?? 17.Bb5 Kd8 18.ba5 Ra5? 19.a4 Nf5? 20.Nb6 Bg7 21.Qb7 Rb5 22.ab5 Nd7 23.Nd5 Qd5 24.Qd5 h5 25.Qf7 Rh6 26.Bc3 d5 27.Ba5 (27...Nb6 28.Bb6#) 1–0. coolerdude – aligarjon, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

4.e3 c6 =.

4.e3 Nf6 5.Bb5+/– Bd7 6.Bd7 Qd7 7.d3 Qf5 8.Nd2 Ng4 9.Ngf3 Be7 10.0–0 d5? 11.h3+– Nh6 12.Be5 Bf6 13.Bf6 Qf6 14.Nd4 Nf5 15.Nb5 Na6 16.Re1 0–0 17.Nf3 c6 18.Nbd4 c5 19.Nf5 Qf5 20.bc5 Nc5 21.Rc1 Ne6 22.d4 Rab8 23.c4 dc4 24.Rc4 Rb2 25.Qc1 Rb3 26.Rc8 Qb5 27.Rf8 Nf8 28.Nd2 Rd3 29.Nc4 h6 30.Qc2 Rb3 31.Rd1 Ng6 32.d5 Nh4 33.d6 Qc6 34.f3 Rb8 35.d7 Rd8 36.Qd3 Qg6 37.Qg6 Ng6 38.Na5 Ne5 39.Rd5 f6 40.Nb7 Rd7+/– 41.Rd7 Nd7 42.Kf2 Kf7 43.e4 Ke6 44.Ke3 Ke5 45.f4 Ke6 46.Kd4 f5 47.Nd8 Kf6 48.e5 Ke7 49.Nc6 Kf7 50.Na7 g5 51.g3 h5 52.fg5 Nf8 53.Kd5 Kg6 54.h4 Kf7 55.Kd6 Ke8 56.e6 Ng6 57.Nb5 Ne7 58.a4 Nc8 59.Ke5 Nb6 60.Nc3 Nc4 61.Kf5 Ke7 62.g6 Nd6 63.Ke5 Ne8 64.a5 Kf8 65.Nd5 Kg7 66.a6 Kg6 67.a7 Ng7 68.a8Q Kh6 69.Qh8 Kg6 70.Nf4# 1–0. mat69 – monkfist, ChessWorld.net, 2006.

4.e4 a6 5.Nf3 Nf6 +=.

4.e4 c6 5.d4 ed4 6.Qd4 =.

4.e4 Nf6 5.Bb5 c6 6.Bd3 Be7 7.h3 (7.Nf3 0–0+/–) 7...Nbd7 8.Nc3 0–0 9.Nf3 Rb8 10.Qe2 (10.Na4 d5 11.Ne5 Ne5 12.Be5 Bd6 13.Bd6 Qd6+/–) 10...Bb7 (10...a5!?+=) 11.0–0+/– a6 (better is 11...Nh5!?+/–) 12.Ba6+– Ba6 13.Qa6 Qc7 (13...d5 14.d4 Ne4 15.Ne4 de4 16.Ne5 Ne5 17.de5+–) 14.Qe2 (14.Rfe1 h6+–) 14...c5? (14...d5 15.Rfe1 Rfe8 16.ed5 cd5 17.Rac1+/–) 15.Na2 (better is 15.b5!? g6+–) 15...Qc6 (15...cb4 16.Nb4 Qb7 17.d3+–) 16.d3 d5 (16...Nh5 17.Ne5 de5 18.Qh5 cb4 A) 19.Be5?! g6 20.Nb4 Bb4= (20...gh5?? 21.Nc6 Ne5 22.Ne7 Kg7 23.Rfb1+–); B) 19.Nb4 Bb4 20.ab4 Qc2 21.Ba3+– (21.Be5?! g6 22.Qg5 f6 23.Bf6 Nf6=)) 17.Ne5 Ne5 (17...Qe6 18.Rfe1 d4 19.Nd7 Nd7 20.c3 dc3 21.Nc3 cb4 22.ab4 Bb4 23.d4+–) 18.Be5 Rbe8 19.Bf6 (better is 19.ed5!? Nd5 20.c4 Nb6+–) 19...Bf6 20.Rae1 de4 (20...Qa4 21.bc5 Qa3 22.c3+–) 21.de4+– cb4 (21...Qe6 22.c4+–) 22.Nb4 Qd6 (22...Qa4 23.Qd3+–) 23.Qd3 Qf4 (23...Qd3 24.cd3 Bb2 25.a4+–) 24.Nd5 Qe5 25.Nf6 (25.Re3!? Be7 26.f4 Qd6+–) 25...Qf6 26.Rd1 (26.Rb1 Rc8+–) 26...Rd8 (26...Rc8 27.a4+–) 27.Qf3 (27.Qe2 Ra8+–) 27...Qc6 (27...Qf3 28.gf3 Rc8 29.a4+–) 28.Rd8 Rd8 29.Rd1 Rc8 (29...Re8 30.e5! Qc2 31.Rd7+–) 30.Qd3 (30.Rd2 Re8+–) 30...Qe8 (30...g6 31.Rd2+–) 31.Qd7 Qe6 (31...Kf8 32.Qf5 Kg8+–) 32.Qd8 (32.Qd8 Qe8 33.Qe8 Re8 34.Rb1+–) 1–0. Tenev,Bogdan – Stathopoulos,Fotios (1635), 141st MGU Open, 2015.

4.e4 Nf6 5.Bb5+/– Bd7 6.Bd7+= Nbd7 7.Nc3 Be7 (7...c6 8.Nf3+/–) 8.Nge2 (8.Nf3 Rb8+/–) 8...0–0 (8...c6 9.0–0+/–) 9.0–0 Nb6 (9...c6 10.d4+/–) 10.d4 Nc4 11.Bc1 Ng4 (11...c6 12.d5+/–) 12.h3 Nf6 13.f4 (13.d5 a5 14.b5 Nd7+–) 13...ef4 (13...ed4 14.Qd4 Nb6 15.Be3+/–) 14.Qd3+– Nb6 15.Bf4 Nh5 (15...d5 16.Nd5 Nbd5 17.ed5 Nd5 18.Rae1+–) 16.b5 (16.Be3 Bg5+–) 16...Nf4 (16...Re8 17.a4+–) 17.Nf4 Bg5 18.a4 (18.Nfd5 Qd7+–) 18...Bf4 19.Rf4 Nd7 (19...a5 20.ba6 c6 21.Rb1+–) 20.Raf1 (20.a5 Nf6+–) 20...Nf6 (20...a6 21.Nd5+–) 21.e5 de5 (21...Nd7 22.ed6 cd6 23.Qf3+–) 22.de5 Qd3 23.cd3 Nd7 24.d4 Nb6 (24...Rae8 25.Nd5 Nb6 26.Nc7+–) 25.a5 Nc4 26.Nd5 Nd2 (26...Na5 27.Ne7 Kh8 28.Rf7 Rf7 29.Rf7+–) 27.Rc1 (27.Nc7?! Nf1 28.Na8 Ng3+–) 1–0. Seckler,Siggi (2190) – Neffgen,Dieter (1840), RSS5D easy–1, 2003.

4.Nf3 Bb7 5.e3 c6 6.c4 a6 7.Nc3 Qc7 (7...Nf6 8.e4+=) 8.cb5 (8.Rc1 Qe7+=) 8...cb5 9.Rc1 Bf3?? (better is 9...Qe7+=) 10.Qf3+– (10.gf3?! Qb7+=) 10...Ra7 11.Nd5 (better is 11.Nb5 Qc1 12.Bc1 ab5 13.Bb5 Nd7 14.d4+–) 11...Qb7 (11...Qd8 12.d4 Nd7 13.Bd3+/–) 12.Bd3 (12.Rc7 Qc7 13.Nc7 Rc7+–) 12...Ne7 (12...Nd7 13.Nc7 Ke7 14.Nd5 Ke8 15.Be4+–) 13.Be4 (13.Nc7!? Qc7 14.Rc7 Rc7+–) 13...Nd5 14.Bd5 Qe7?? (better is 14...Qd7+–) 15.Rc8 Kd7 (15...Qd8 16.Qf5 f6 17.Qe6 Re7 18.Rd8 Kd8 19.Qd6 Kc8+–) 16.Qg4 (16.Qg4 Qe6 17.Be6 fe6 18.Rb8+–) 1–0. Joerke,Siegfried – Schoeb,Peter, Open, Winterthur SUI, 2004.

4.Nf3 c6 5.a4 =.

4.Nf3 Nf6 5.e3 Be7 (5...e4 6.Nd4 (worse is 6.Bb5 c6+=) 6...a6 7.d3=) 6.c4 (better is 6.Bb5!? c6 7.Be2+/–) 6...bc4 7.Bc4 0–0 8.0–0 d5 9.Be2 c6? (better is 9...e4!? 10.Ne5 c5 11.bc5 Bc5=) 10.Ne5 Bd6 11.Qc2 Be5 12.Be5 Ne4 13.d3 Ng5 14.Nd2 f6 15.Bb8 Rb8 16.Qc6 Bb7 17.Qc5 d4 18.Qd4 (18.Qa7!? Ne6+–) 18...Qd4 19.ed4 Rfe8 20.Rfe1 Rbd8 21.Nf3 (21.Rac1!? Rd4 22.Rc7 Rd3 23.Bd3 Re1 24.Nf1 Bd5+–) 21...Nf3 22.Bf3 Re1 23.Re1 Bf3 24.gf3 Rd4 25.Rd1 Rf4 26.Kg2 g5 27.Kg3 h5 28.d4 h4 29.Kg2 Kf7 30.d5 Rf5? (better is 30...Ke7+–) 31.d6 (31.d6 Ke8 32.Rd4+–) 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (2000) – oscarchiquitok2 (1825), Active (5/0), 2004.

3.Bb2 Bd6

4.Nc3 Ba6 5.Nf3 Nf6 6.e4 0–0 7.Bd3 Nc6 8.a4 ba4?? 9.Ba6+– Nb4 10.Bb5 Bc5 11.Na4 d6 12.Ba3 Ne4 13.Nc5 dc5 14.Bb4 cb4 15.Bc6 Nf2 16.Kf2 Rb8 17.Ra7 b3 18.cb3 Qd6 19.Qc2 Rbd8 20.Rd1 Qb4 21.Ng5 h6 22.Qh7# 1–0. cobynrg – Rommel, internet, 2007.

4.d3 c5 5.bc5+/– Bc5 6.Be5 f6 (6...Nf6 7.e3+/–) 7.Bb2 b4 (7...a6 8.e4 Qe7 9.Nd2+/–) 8.a4 (8.e3 ba3 9.Na3 Qb6+–) 8...Qa5 (8...d5 9.e3+/–) 9.Nd2 Qb6 (9...Be7 10.c4+/–) 10.e3 Be3? (better is 10...Be7+/–) 11.fe3 (11.Qe2!? Ne7 12.fe3 0–0+–) 11...Qe3 12.Qe2 Qe2 13.Be2 Ne7 14.Bh5 Ng6 15.Ngf3 0–0 16.Bg6 hg6 17.0–0 Re8 18.Rfe1 Re1 19.Re1 Kf7 20.Nc4 Ba6 21.Nd6 Kg8 22.Re8 Kh7 23.Nd4 Kh6 24.Bc1 g5 25.Bd2 g6 26.Bb4 Kg7 27.Ba5 Kh7 28.Bc7 Nc6 29.Nc6 Re8 30.Ne8 dc6 31.Nf6 Kg7 32.Ne4 Kh6 33.g4 Bc8 34.h3 a6 35.Bd8 c5 36.Bg5 Kg7 37.Nc5 a5 38.Bd8 Kf7 39.Ba5 Ke7 40.Bb4 Kf6 41.a5 Ke5 42.a6 Ba6 43.Na6 Kd4 44.h4 Ke5 45.h5 gh5 46.gh5 Kf6 47.h6 Kg6 Plans c4 48.Bd2 Kh7 If Black now would get c4 in, he might survive 49.c4 Kg8 50.c5 Kf8 51.c6 Ke8 52.h7 (52.h7 Ke7 53.h8Q Ke6 54.Qf8 Kd5 55.Nb4 Ke6 56.Bg5 Ke5 57.Qf6#; 52.c7 Kd7 53.h7 Ke7 54.h8Q Ke6 55.c8Q Kd6 56.Qf6 Kd5 57.Qce6#) 1–0. Bah,Ismael (1765) – Ringayen,Francinel, Saint Denis RUF, 2012. s

4.d3 Nf6!? =.

4.Nf3 Qf6 +=.

3.Nc3 a6

4.Nf3 Nc6 A) 5.a4 ba4 6.Ra4 Bb7 7.Bb2 Nf6 8.e3 e4 9.Nd4 Nb4 10.Be2 g6 11.Nb3; B) 5.e3 B1) 5...Bb7 6.Bd3 (6.a4 ba4 7.Ra4 Bb4 8.Bb2 a5 9.Nb5 Nf6 10.Ne5 0–0 11.Ng4; 6.Bb2 Nf6 7.h3 Be7 8.Be2 0–0 9.0–0 d5 10.d3 d4 11.Ne4; 6.h3 Nf6 7.Be2 Bd6 8.0–0 0–0 9.d3 Qe7 10.Bb2 Nd8 11.Ng5; 6.d4 Bd6 7.Ne4 Nf6 8.Nd6 cd6 9.de5 de5 10.Qd6 Ne4 11.Qd5; 6.g3 Nf6 7.Bb2 e4 8.Ng5 d5 9.Bg2 Bd6 10.0–0 0–0 11.d4) 6...d5 7.e4 d4 8.Ne2 Nf6 9.0–0 Be7 10.Ng3 0–0 11.Bb2; B2) 5...Nf6 6.a4 (6.Be2 Bb7 7.Bb2 Bd6 8.Ng5 0–0 9.0–0 Be7 10.f4 h6 11.fe5) 6...ba4 7.Ra4 Bb7 8.Ba3 d5 9.d4 e4 10.Nh4 Rb8 11.Ba6; C) 5.d4 ed4 6.Nd4 Bb7 7.Bf4 Nf6 8.e4 Bd6 9.Bd6 Nd4 10.Qd4 cd6 11.a4; D) 5.e4= D1) 5...Bb7 6.Bd3 (6.Bb2 Nf6 7.Bd3 Bd6 8.0–0 0–0 9.Re1 g6 10.Nd5 Re8 11.g3; 6.Be2 Bd6 7.0–0 Nf6 8.h3 0–0 9.d3 Nh5 10.Nd5 Ne7 11.c4; 6.Nd5 Nf6 7.Bb2 d6 8.c4 Ne4 9.Qc2 Nf6 10.Nf6 gf6 11.cb5; 6.h3 Nf6 7.Bb2 Bd6 8.Bd3 0–0 9.0–0 Nd4 10.Nd4 ed4 11.Ne2; 6.g3 Nf6 7.Bb2 Bd6 8.Bd3 0–0 9.0–0 Re8 10.Re1 Nd4 11.Nd5) 6...Nf6 7.0–0 Bd6 8.Bb2 0–0 9.Re1 h6 10.Nd5 Re8 11.g3; D2) 5...Bd6 6.a4 Nf6 7.ab5 Nb4 8.Ba3 0–0 9.Bc4 Bb7 10.0–0 Qe7 11.d4; D3) 5...Nf6 6.d4 (6.Bb2 Bb7 7.Bd3 Bd6 8.0–0 0–0 9.Nd5 Nd5 10.ed5 Ne7 11.Be5; 6.Bd3 Be7 7.0–0 0–0 8.Re1 d6 9.Bb2 Be6 10.h3 h6 11.Be2; 6.Be2 Bd6 7.d4 ed4 8.Nd4 0–0 9.0–0 Qe7 10.Nf5 Qe5 11.Nd6; 6.h3 d5 7.ed5 Nd5 8.Bd3 f5 9.Bf1 Be7 10.Bb2 e4 11.Nd5) 6...ed4 7.Nd4 Bd6 8.f4 Be7 9.Be2 Nd4 10.Qd4 d6 11.a4.

4.Nf3 d6 5.a4 (5.d4 A) 5...Nd7 6.a4 (6.e4 Ngf6 7.a4 Bb7 8.ab5 ab5 9.Ra8 Ba8 10.Bb5 Ne4 11.Ne4; 6.g3 Ngf6 7.Bg2 e4 8.Nh4 d5 9.0–0 Bd6 10.Nf5 0–0 11.Nd6) 6...ba4 7.Ra4 Ngf6 8.e4 Be7 9.Bd3 ed4 10.Nd4 0–0 11.0–0; B) 5...ed4 6.Nd4 c5 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.bc5 Nc6 9.e4 Be6 10.Be2 dc5 11.0–0) 5...ba4 (5...Nc6 6.ab5 Nb4 7.Ba3 c5 8.bc6 Nc6 9.e4 Nf6 10.Bc4 Be7 11.0–0) 6.Ra4 (6.e3 Nf6 7.Ra4 Nbd7 8.h4 Bb7 9.Bb2 d5 10.b5 ab5 11.Ra8; 6.e4 Nf6 7.Ra4 Bb7 8.Bd3 Be7 9.Bb2 Nc6 10.0–0 0–0 11.Nd5) 6...Bb7 (6...Nf6 7.e4 Bb7 8.Bd3 Nc6 9.0–0 Be7 10.Bb2 0–0 11.Re1) 7.e3 e4 (7...Nd7 8.Bb2= (8.Be2 Ngf6 9.Bb2 Be7 10.Qa1 c5 11.bc5) 8...Ngf6 9.Be2 Be7 10.0–0 0–0 11.Ra3; 7...Nf6 8.Bb2 Nc6 9.e4 a5 10.ba5 Ra5 11.Ra5) 8.Nd4 g6 (8...Nf6 9.Bb2= Be7 10.Nf5 0–0 11.g4) 9.d3 (9.Bb2 Bg7+/– (9...Nf6 10.b5 Bg7 11.Qa1) 10.b5 Nf6 11.Qa1) 9...Bg7 (9...ed3 A) worse is 10.Bd3 Bg2 11.Be4+= 0.60 (11.Rg1 Bb7+=); B) 10.Qd3 Bg7 (10...Nf6 11.Qc4) 11.Be2+/– 1.05 (11.Bb2+=); 9...Nc6 10.de4 Bg7 11.b5) 10.de4 (better is 10.Ne4 Nf6 (10...Nc6 11.Be2) 11.Be2+/– (11.Nf6 Bf6 12.Nb3+/–)) 10...Be4?? (better is 10...c5 11.bc5 dc5+=; 10...Nf6 11.Bd3) 11.Ne4+– Qd7 12.Bb5! ab5 (12...c6 13.Be2 Nf6 14.Nf6 Bf6+–) 13.Ra8 Qc6 14.Nc6 Nf6 15.Nd6! Kd7 16.Nb7 Kc6 17.Na5 Kb6 18.Qd4 (18.Qd4 c5 19.Qc5) 1–0. pierret@chesscube.com – jayson2820@chesscube.com, ChessCube Game, 2011.

4.g3 Nf6 5.d3 h6 6.Bg2 c6 7.Ne4 Ne4 8.Be4 Be7 9.h4 0–0 10.Bb2 d6 11.e3 d5 12.Bf3 Bd6 13.Ne2 Bb7 14.d4 e4–/+ 15.Bg4 Nd7 16.Nf4 Bf4 17.gf4=+ Nf6 18.Bh5 a5 19.Be2 ab4 20.ab4 Ra1 21.Qa1 Qd6 22.c3 Ra8 23.Qd1 Ra2 24.Bc1 Ra1 25.f3 ef3 26.Bf3 Ne4 27.Be4 de4 28.Rh2 Qg6–+ 29.Kf2 Bc8 30.Rg2 Qf6 31.Kg3 Qf5 32.Kf2 Qh3 33.h5 Qf3?? 34.Qf3=+ ef3 35.Kf3?? Rc1–+ 36.Ke4 Rc3 37.d5 cd5 38.Kd5 Re3 39.Kd4 Rh3 40.Rf2 Rh5 41.Kc3 Rf5 42.Kd4 g5 43.Ke4 Rf4 44.Rf4 gf4 45.Kf4 f5 46.Ke5 h5 47.Kf4 Kg7 48.Kg5 Kf7 49.Kh5 Ke6 (50.Kg5 Kd5–+) 0–1. valerypavlovich (2120) – iboyd (1950), net–chess.com, 2006.

3.e3 a5

4.Bb2 Qf6 5.Nf3 ab4 6.Be5+– Qc6 7.Nd4 Qc5? 8.ab4 Qe5 9.Ra8 c5 10.f4 Qc7 11.Nb5 Qb7 12.Ra7 Qc6 13.Rc7 Qa6 14.N5c3 Qd6 15.Rc8 Ke7 16.bc5 Qe6 17.Rb8 Nf6 18.Bb5 h6 19.0–0 h5 20.e4! Ne4 21.Ne4 Qe4 22.Re1 (22...Kf6 23.Re4 g6 24.Qf3 Bc5 25.Kf1 Bd4 26.Rh8 Bb2 27.Nc3 Kg7 28.Ree8 Ba3 29.Reg8 Kf6 30.Qe4 Bc5 31.Nd5#) 1–0. marekt – silkyboy, gameknot.com, 2001.

4.Bb2 Nf6!? +=.

4.c3 a4 5.Bb2 d6 6.Bb5 Bd7 7.Qf3 Bb5 8.Qa8 Nd7 9.Qf3 Ngf6 10.Ne2 Be7 11.0–0 e4 12.Qg3 0–0 13.Re1 Nh5 14.Qh3 g6 15.Ng3 d5 16.Nh5 f6 17.Qe6 Kh8 18.Nf4 c6 19.Qh3 Ne5 20.c4 Ba6 21.Be5 Kg7 22.Ne6 Kh8 23.Nd8 Rd8 24.Qe6 fe5 25.Qe5 Kg8 26.Qe7 Rc8 27.b5 cb5 28.cb5 Bb5 29.Qe6 Kg7 30.Qc8 Bc4 31.Nc3 Kh6 32.h4 Bb3 33.g4 Bc2 34.Qf8# 1–0. ekosachro (2160) – samantho (1815), net–chess.com, 2014. (=1.a3 e5 2.b4 b5)

3.e3 c6

4.Bb2 a5!? +=.

4.Bb2 Bd6 5.Nf3+/– Qe7 6.c4 bc4 7.Bc4+/– a5 8.b5 Ra7? 9.b6 Rb7+/– 10.Bc3 Rb6 11.Ba5 Ra6 12.Ba6+/– Na6 13.d4 e4 14.Nfd2 Nf6 15.Nc3 c5 16.dc5?? Nc5= 17.0–0 Ba6=+ 18.Ne2 Qe5 19.g3= Nd3?? 20.Bc3+– Qh5? 21.Bb4?? Be5?? 22.Nf4= Qf5?? 23.Nd3+/– Bd3?? 24.Qa4+– Kd8 25.Qa8 Kc7 26.Rfc1 Kb6 27.Qa5 Kb7+– 28.Rc7!! Bc7 29.Qf5 Re8 30.Bc3 Bd8 31.Bf6 gf6 32.Qd7 Bc7 33.Qe8 (33...Bb5 34.Qb5 Kc8 35.Qe8 Kb7 36.Rb1 Bb6 37.Qd8 Kc6 38.Rb6 Kc5 39.Qd4#) 1–0. Trkn – bead, itsyourturn.com, 2001.

4.Bb2 f6 5.d4 a5 6.de5 fe5 7.Qh5+– g6?? 8.Qe5 Ne7 9.Qh8 Nf5 10.g4 Nd6 11.Bf6 Qb6 12.Bg7 Kf7 13.Qf8 Ke6 14.Qf6 Kd5 1–0. Double Wood – JimDog, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

4.Nf3 e4 5.Nd4 a5 +=.

3.e4 Bb7

4.Bb5 a5 5.Nf3 ab4 +=.

4.d3 Nc6!? –/+.

4.d3 g6 5.Bb2 Bg7 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.Be5 0–0 8.Bb2 d5 9.e5+/– Nfd7 10.d4 Nb6 11.Nbd2 N8d7 12.Be2 Na4 13.Rb1 Ndb6 14.c3 Nb2 15.Rb2 Nc4 16.Nc4 bc4 17.0–0 Bc8 18.h3 Be6 19.Qa4 Bd7 20.Qa5 Bf5 21.Qa4 h5 22.Qa6 Bc8 23.Qc6 Be6 24.Nd2 a5 25.b5 a4 26.f4 Bd7?? 27.Qd5+– Rb8 28.Qc4 c5 29.Qc5 Bf5 30.Nc4 Rc8 31.Qb4 Ra8 32.b6 Rb8 33.Qa4 Ra8 34.Qb4 Rb8 35.a4 Re8 36.a5 Qh4 37.Nd6 Rf8 38.a6 Ra8 39.b7 Ra7 40.Nf5 gf5 41.b8Q Ra6 42.Q8b7 Rg6 43.Kh1 Bh6 44.d5 Kh7 45.e6 Bg7 46.e7 Re8 47.Bd3 Rf6 48.d6 Qg3 49.Bb5 Rg8 50.e8Q Rd6 51.Qg8! Kg8 52.Qd6 Kh7 53.Qf7 Qc3 54.Qdg6 (54...Kh8 55.Qh5 Bh6 56.Qh6#) 1–0. pillsbury (2075) – rsuzukovich (1815), net–chess.com, 2007.

4.d3 h6 5.Nf3 d6 6.Be2 a6 7.Bb2 Nd7 8.Nbd2 Ngf6 9.0–0 Rb8 10.Ne1 Be7 11.f4 0–0 12.f5 d5=+ 13.Bf3 d4 14.Nb3 c5 15.c3 ½–½. Satka,Martin – Heidfeld,Christel, Brandenburg op Seniors, 2004.

4.Nf3 a6 =.

3.e4 Qf6

4.Bb5 a5 5.ba5 Bc5 6.Nf3 +/–.

4.Nc3 a6 +/–.

4.Bb5 c6

5.Bc4 a5 6.ba5 Bc5 7.Qe2 +/–.

5.Bc4 a5!? 6.Bb2 Qg6 +/–.

5.Bc4 a6? 6.Bb2 c5 7.c3?? Qg6+/– 8.Qf3 Nf6 9.d3 d6 10.Nh3 h6 11.0–0 Bb7 12.Nd2 Bc8? 13.Bb3 Be7 14.Ba4 Bd7+/– 15.Bd7 Nbd7 16.Qe2 Nh5 17.f4 ef4+/– 18.Nf4 Ndf6?? 19.Ng6+– fg6 20.g4 (20...0–0 21.Nc4+–) 1–0. pillsbury (1935) – nwishn (2035), net–chess.com, 2007.

5.Bc4 Bb7 6.d3 Bd6 7.Nh3 h6 8.Be3 Qg6 9.Qf3 f6 10.Nc3 Ne7 11.g3 Ba6 12.b5 cb5 13.Bd5 Nec6 14.0–0+/– b4 15.Bc6?? Nc6?? 16.Nd5 Qf7?? 17.Nc7?? Bc7–+ 18.ab4 Nb4 19.c3? Bd3–+ (20.cb4 Bf1 21.Rf1 Bb6–+) 0–1. dmakaveli – gillylara, net–chess.com, 2001.

5.Bd3 +/–.

2...b6

3.Bb2 Bb7 4.d3 d6 5.e4 Nf6 6.c4 Be7 7.Nf3 0–0 8.Nbd2 Nbd7 9.Be2 Re8 10.0–0 Bf8 11.Qc2 h6 12.Nb3 Nh7 13.d4 ed4= 14.Nfd4 Be4 15.Bd3 Bd3 16.Qd3 Ne5 17.Qc3 d5 18.c5 Nf6 19.cb6 cb6 20.Rad1 Rc8 21.Qg3 Ne4 22.Qh3 Nc4 23.Bc1 Qf6 24.Nf3 Nc3 25.Rde1 Ne2?? 26.Kh1?? Nc1 27.Rc1 Qe6 28.g4 Na3 29.Nbd4 Qf6 30.Rg1? Rc1–+ 31.Rc1 Nc4 32.g5 hg5 33.Rg1 Bb4 34.Rg5 g6 35.Rg4? Ne5 36.Rg3 Nf3 37.Nf3 d4 38.Qh6 Bf8 39.Qh3 d3 40.Rg4 Re2 41.Ng5 Qc6 42.Re4 Qc1 43.Kg2 Qg5 44.Rg4 Qd5 45.Kg3 Bd6 (46.f4 Re3 47.Kf2 Rh3 48.Rg5 Rh2 49.Rg2 Qg2 50.Ke3 Bc5 51.Kd3 Qc2#) 0–1. willow27 – yulio, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

3.Bb2 d6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.a3 b6).

3.Bb2 Qe7N 4.e4 Bb7 5.d3 d6 6.Be2 Nc6 7.Nf3+= Qf6 8.Nbd2 Nge7 9.Nf1 Ng6 10.Ne3 Nf4 11.Qd2 Qg6 12.g3 Ne2 13.Qe2 Ne7 14.0–0–0 Ba6 15.Nh4 Qg5 16.Kb1 c5 17.Nhf5 Nf5 18.Nf5 cb4 19.ab4 g6 20.h4 Qf6 21.Ne3 Bb5 22.Nd5 Qd8 23.f4 Bg7 24.fe5 Be5 25.c4 Bd7 26.Be5 de5 27.Rhf1 h5? 28.Nf6 Kf8+= 29.Qf3 Qe7 30.Nd7 Qd7 31.Qf6 Qc7?? 32.Qh8+– Ke7 33.Qa8 a5+– 34.Qd5 Kf8 35.Rf7! Qf7 36.Qf7 Kf7 37.ba5 ba5 38.Kc2 1–0. carrafurca (2255) – grahamtrue (2120), net–chess.com, 2009.

3.Bb2 f6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.a3 b6).

3.c4 a5 4.b5 c6 (4...Nf6 5.Bb2=) 5.Bb2 f6 (5...d6 6.d4 ed4 7.Bd4+=) 6.e3 (6.d4 ed4 7.Bd4 Bb7+=) 6...d5= 7.bc6 (7.cd5 cd5 8.d4 e4+=) 7...Nc6 8.cd5 Qd5 9.Nc3 Qd8 10.Bb5 Qd6 (10...Bd7 11.Nf3+=) 11.Nf3 g5? (better is 11...Bd7!?+=) 12.d4+– ed4?? (better is 12...Bd7 13.de5 Ne5 14.Ne5 fe5 15.Qh5 Qg6 16.Qg6 hg6+–) 13.Nd4 (13.ed4?! Kd8+/–) 13...h5 (13...Bd7 14.Qh5 Kd8 15.Nc6 Kc7+–) 14.Bc6 (14.Bc6 Bd7 15.Ba8+–) 1–0. Wall,Bill – Seiko, internet, 2002.

3.c4 c5 4.Qb3 h6 (4...Nc6 5.b5 Nd4 6.Qb2=) 5.Bb2 Nc6 6.e3 (6.b5 Na5 7.Qc2 d6=) 6...Bb7 7.b5 Na5 8.Qc2 Qg5 (8...d5 9.cd5 Qd5 10.Nf3=) 9.e4 Nf6 10.d3 Nh5 (better is 10...d6!?+=) 11.Nf3+/– Qd8 12.Be5 f6 13.Bc3 Be7 14.Ba5 ba5 15.Nc3 Nf4 16.Nd5 Nd5 17.ed5 0–0 18.Be2 a6 19.a4 Bd6 20.0–0 g5 21.d4 f5 22.dc5 Bc5 23.Bd3 Qf6 24.Rab1 d6 25.Rfe1 Bc8 26.Qb2 Bd7 (26...Qb2!? 27.Rb2 ab5 28.cb5+/– (28.Rb5?! Bd7+=)) 27.Qf6 Rf6 28.Re7 Bc8?? (28...Rf7 29.Re2+–) 29.Rbe1 (better is 29.b6+–) 29...Ra7 30.Re8 Rf8 31.Kf1 Bd7 32.R8e7 ab5 33.cb5 Rf7 34.Rf7 Kf7 35.Nd2 Bb4 36.Re2 Kf6 37.Nb3 g4 (37...Rc7!?+/–) 38.Nd4+– h5 39.Nc6 Rb7 40.Nb4 ab4 41.Rb2 Ke5 42.Rb4 Kd5 43.g3 (43.a5!? Kc5 44.a6 Rb8+–) 43...Be6 (43...Kc5 44.Rf4+–) 44.Rf4 Ke5 45.Ke2 Bd5? (45...Bd7+–) 46.Rf5 Kd4 47.Rh5 Bb3 (47...Ra7 48.Rf5+–) 48.Rh4 Kc3 49.Rg4 Re7 (49...d5 50.Bf5 Re7 51.Kf1 d4+–) 50.Re4 (50.Re4 Rh7 51.b6+–) 1–0. tightfist (2235) – kecker (2240), net–chess.com, 2013.

3.c4 Nf6 4.Bb2 =.

3.e3 Bb7 4.Nf3 Nc6 5.Bb2 d6 6.c4 Nf6 7.d4+= ed4 8.Nd4 Be7 9.Nc6 Bc6 10.Be2 0–0 11.Nd2 Qd7 12.Bf3 Rae8 13.Bc6 Qc6 14.Qf3 Qa8 15.Qa8+= Ra8 16.0–0 c6 17.Rfd1 Rad8 18.Nb3 Rfe8 19.Rd3 d5+= 20.cd5 Nd5 21.Rad1 Nf6 22.Rd8 Rd8 23.Rd8 Bd8 24.Nd4 c5 25.Nc6 Bc7 26.Na7 Nd7 27.Nb5 Bb8 28.bc5 bc5 29.Kf1 Nb6 30.Ke2 f6 31.g3 Kf7 32.Kd3 Ke6 33.f3 Na4 34.Ba1 g6 35.Nc3 Nb6 36.Ne4 Nd7 37.Kc4 Bd6 38.Nd6 Kd6 39.e4 h5 40.f4 Kc6 41.a4 f5 42.e5 Nb6 43.Kb3 Nd5 44.Bc3 c4 45.Kc4 Ne3 (46.Kd4 Nf1+–). thedesertfox (1920) – mic (2240), net–chess.com, 2005.

3.Bb2 Bd6

4.e3 Bb7 5.Qg4 Nf6 6.Qg3 0–0=+ 7.f3 Nc6 8.Bc4 e4 9.f4 Ne7?? 10.Bf6+– Nf5 11.Bd8 Ng3 12.hg3 Rad8 13.Nc3 Kh8 14.g4 Be7 15.Bd5 Bd5 16.Nd5 Bd6 17.0–0–0 c6 18.Nc3 Rde8 19.Nge2 Bc7 20.Rh3 d5 21.Rdh1 h6 22.g5 Re6 23.gh6 g6 24.Nd4 Rf6 25.g4 Rd6 26.Kb2 a5 27.b5 c5 28.Nc6 Re8 29.Ne5 Rf6 30.Nd5 Be5 31.fe5 Rf2 32.R3h2 Rh2 33.Rh2 Re5 34.Nb6 Rg5 35.c4 Rg4 36.Nd7 Rg5 37.b6 (37...Rg3 38.b7 Rh3 39.b8Q Kh7 40.Qf8 Rh2 41.Nf6#) 1–0. McCarthy,Mike – Mori,Roberto, IECG, 2000.

4.Nf3 Nc6 5.b5+/– Nce7 6.Ne5 Be5 7.Be5 Ng6?? 8.Bg7+– d5 9.e3 h6 10.Bh8 Nh8 11.c4 Nf6 12.d4 Be6 13.cd5 Bd5 (14.Nc3 Bb7+–). Kuroro Lucifer – xzara, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

3.e4 Bb7

4.Nc3N Nf6 5.Bd3 d5 6.ed5 Nd5 7.Nge2 Nc3=+ 8.Nc3 Bd6 9.0–0= Qg5 10.Ne4 Qe7 11.Bb2 Nd7 12.Qg4 g6 13.Rae1 0–0–0 14.Nd6+/– cd6 15.Re4?? f5 16.Rc4= Kb8 17.Qh4 Qh4 18.Rh4 h5 19.b5 Rc8 20.a4 Nc5=+ 21.Ra1 Nd3–+ 22.cd3 Rh7 23.a5 Rhc7 24.a6 Bd5 25.d4 Rc4 26.d3 Rc2 27.Rb1?? Ba2 (28.Re1 Rb2 29.de5 de5–+) 0–1. Lausten – chestnut_1, ChessWorld.net, 2009.

4.Qf3 Qf6 5.Nc3 Qf3 6.Nf3 d6 7.Nb5 Kd7 8.Bc4 a6 9.Nc3+/– f6 10.d3 Nc6 11.Bd5 Nge7+= 12.Bc4 Nd8 13.0–0+= Ne6. whaigh (1950) – eweram (1800), net–chess.com, 2005.

4.Qf3 Nf6 5.Nc3 =.

4.Nf3 Be4 5.Ne5 Qe7 =.

2...c5

3.Bb2 Nc6 4.b5 Nce7 5.Be5 d5 6.e3 Ng6 7.Bb2 Nf6 8.c4 b6 9.cd5 Qd5 10.Bf6 gf6 11.Nc3 Qe6 12.Qf3 Rb8 13.Qc6 Qc6 14.bc6 Be6 15.Ba6 Rd8? (15...Bd6 16.d4+–) 16.Nb5 (16.c7 Rc8 17.Bc8 Bc8+–) 16...Ne5? (16...Bc8 17.d4 Ba6 18.Nc7 Ke7 19.Na6 cd4+/–) 17.c7 Rd5 18.Na7 Bg7 (18...c4 19.Rb1 Ba3 20.c8Q Bc8 21.Nc8+– (21.Bc8?! Nd3 22.Kf1 Nb4+–)) 19.c8Q Bc8 20.Nc8 (worse is 20.Bc8 c4 21.Rb1 Ra5+–) 20...Kd8 21.Nb6 (better is 21.f4 Nd3 22.Bd3 Kc8+–) 21...Rd6 22.Rb1 Kc7 23.a4 Rb6 24.Rb6 Kb6 25.Bb5 c4 26.Ne2 Nd3 27.Kf1 Rc8 28.Nc3 f5 29.Ke2 Kc5 30.Bd7 Rd8? (better is 30...Rb8 31.Rd1 Rb2+–) 31.Bf5 Kb4 32.Rb1 Ka3 33.a5 Bc3 34.dc3 Ka4 (34...Nb2 35.Ra1 Kb3 36.a6+–) 35.a6 (worse is 35.Bh7 Ka5 36.h3 Ne5+–) 35...Nc5 36.a7 (36.a7 Ra8 37.Rb4 Ka5 38.Bh7 Ra7 39.h4+–) 1–0. combijack (1790) – sgneps80 (1620), gameknot.com, 2009.

3.Bb2 d6 4.bc5 f6 (4...Nf6 5.cd6 Bd6 6.Nc3+=) 5.cd6 Bd6 6.Nc3 Be6 7.e3 a6 8.Ne4 Bf5 (8...Nc6 9.Nf3+/–) 9.Nd6 Qd6 10.c3 (10.d4 ed4 11.ed4 Ne7+/–) 10...Ne7 11.d4 Nbc6 12.de5 Qe6 13.Nf3 Rd8 14.Qa4 0–0 15.Bc4+– Nd5 16.ef6 Rf6+/– 17.0–0 Kh8? 18.Ng5 Qe5? 19.Bd5 Rd5? 20.Qh4 h6?? 21.Rad1 Rc5 22.Nf3 Qe6 23.c4 Rc4+/– 24.Bf6 Rh4 25.Bh4 g5 26.Bg3 g4 27.Nd4+– Nd4 28.ed4 Qd6?? 29.Bd6 (29...b6 30.Rfe1+–) 1–0. PulveRIZER09 – saul, Live Game Caissa's Web, 2004.

3.Bb2 Qe7 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Qe7 3.a3 c5).

3.Bb2 Nf6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.a3 c5).

3.b5 a5 4.c4 a4 5.Nc3 d5 6.Nd5 Nf6 7.Nf3 Bd6 8.Nf6 Qf6 9.Bb2 0–0 10.Qc2 Bf5= 11.e4 Bg4 12.Qd3 Rd8 13.0–0–0 Nd7 14.Be2 Nb6 15.h3 Be6 16.Rhg1 Bc4 17.Qe3 Be2 18.Qe2 c4 19.d4 Qh6 20.Kb1 Rac8 21.de5+= Be7 22.Rd8 Bd8 23.Rd1 c3 24.Ba1?? c2 25.Qc2+= f5?? 26.Qa2 Nc4?? 27.ef5 Bb6?? 28.e6 Bf2?? 29.Qf2 Na3 30.Ka2 Rc2 31.Qc2! g5 32.Ka3 (32...Qf8 33.Ka4 Qa8 34.Kb3 Qa1 35.Qc8 Kg7 36.Rd7 Kh6 37.Qf8 Qg7 38.Qg7 Kh5 39.Qg5#; 32.Rd8 Qf8 33.Qc3 Qd8 34.Qg7#) 1–0. Matthias – Seeigel, mySchach.de, 2004.

3.b5 b6 4.Bb2 d6 5.d3 Nf6 6.Nd2 Bb7 7.Ngf3 Be7 8.c4 a6 9.a4 0–0 10.e3 ab5 11.ab5 Nbd7 12.Be2 Ra1 13.Ba1 Qc7 14.e4 Ra8 15.Bb2 Nf8 16.0–0 h6 17.Qc2 Ne6 18.Nb3 Qd8 19.Rb1 Nd4 20.Nbd4 ed4 21.Qc1 Nd7 22.Ra1 Ne5 23.Ra8 Qa8 24.Ne1 Bc8 25.h3 f5 26.f4 Nf7 27.Bf3 fe4 28.Be4 Bb7 29.Bb7 Qb7 30.Qa1 Bh4 31.Nf3 ½–½. Schalkwijk,Peter – Reede,Arvo, RL–2007–0–00140, 2008.

3.c3 a6 4.bc5 Bc5 5.d4 ed4 6.cd4 Bb6 7.e3 Nf6 8.Nc3 Qc7 9.Bd2 0–0 10.Bd3 d5 11.Nge2 Qd8 12.0–0 Nc6 13.Qb3 Attacking the isolated pawn on d5 13...Bc7 14.Rfc1 Re8 15.g3 Bg4 16.Na4 (16.Rab1 Qd7=) 16...Rb8 (16...Be2 17.Be2 Nd4 18.ed4 Re2 19.Be3=) 17.Bc3 Ne4 18.Nc5 The backward pawn on b7 becomes a target 18...Qf6 (worse is 18...Nc3 19.Nc3 (worse is 19.Rc3 Be2 20.Be2 Nd4 21.ed4 Re2–/+; 19.Qc3?! Be2 20.Be2 Bb6+=) 19...Bf3 20.Rab1+/–) 19.Be4 de4 20.Qd1 Bd6 21.Rab1 Qf3 22.Rc2 Bh3 23.Nf4 Bf4 24.Qf3 ef3 25.gf4 Bf5 26.Rcb2 Bb1 27.Rb1 Ne7 28.h3 Nd5 29.Be1 h5 30.h4 Ra8 31.Kh2 b6 32.Nd3 Re6 33.Ne5 Rae8 34.f5 Rf6 35.Rb3 (35.Kg3!?–/+) 35...Rf5–+ 36.e4 Rfe5 (better is 36...f6!? 37.ef5 fe5 38.de5 Re5–/+) 37.de5–/+ Nf4 (37...Re5?! 38.ed5 Re1 39.Rb6=) 38.Bd2 Ng6 39.Rb6 Re5 40.Rb4 Nh4 41.Kg3 Ng6 42.Kf3 f5 43.ef5 Rf5 44.Kg3 Rd5 45.Rb6 Kh7 46.Bc1 Rd3 47.Kg2 Nh4 48.Kh2 Nf3 49.Kg2 Ne1 50.Kf1 Nc2 51.Kg2 Rd1 52.Bb2 Ne1 53.Kh2 Rd2 54.Kg1 Nf3 55.Kg2 Nh4 56.Kg1 Rc2 57.Rb7 Nf5 58.Kg2 Rc6 59.Be5 Kh6 60.Rf7 Kg5 61.Rd7 (61.Bg7? Kg6 (61...Ng7?! 62.Rg7 Kh4 63.Rg3=) 62.Rf5 Kf5–+) 61...g6 62.Kh3 Nh6 63.Bg7 Rc4 64.Rd6 Nf5 65.Bf6 Kf4 66.Ra6 Kf3 67.Rb6 Rg4 68.Rb2 Ra4 69.Rb3 Kf2 70.Bd8 Re4 71.Kh2 ½–½. marekt – jwjansen, internet, 2014.

3.c3 d5 4.bc5 Bc5 5.d4 ed4 6.cd4 Bd6 7.Nf3 Ne7 8.e3 0–0 9.Bd3 Bg4 10.h3 Bh5 11.Nbd2 Nd7 12.Qb3 Nb6 13.a4 a5 14.0–0 Bb4 15.Ba3 Nc6 16.Rfb1 Rc8 17.Bf5 Rc7 18.Ne5 Ne5 19.Bb4 (19.de5 Rc3 20.Qb2 Na4 21.Bb4 Nb2 22.Bc3 Nc4 23.Nc4 dc4 24.Rb7 Bg6 25.Bg6 A) 25...fg6 26.e6 (26.Ba5 Qd5 27.Ra7 Qe5=+) 26...Rf6 27.e7+– (< 27.Ra5 g5+–; 27.Ba5?! Qd5 28.e7 Kf7+=; < 27.Bf6 gf6 28.Rab1 Kf8+–); B) 25...hg6 26.Ra5 Qd1 27.Kh2 Qc2=) 19...ab4 20.de5 Qe7 21.Qb2 Rd8 22.g4 Bg6 23.Nf3 Nc4 24.Qb4 Qe8 25.Bg6+= fg6 26.a5 Ne5 27.Ne5 Qe5 28.Ra2 Rcd7 29.Qd4 Qe7 30.Rc2 Qf7 31.Rbc1 Rf8 32.f4 g5 33.f5 Qe7 34.Kg2 Rfd8 35.Rc8 Kf7 36.Rd8 Rd8 37.Rb1 Qc7 38.Qb6 Rd7 39.Qc7 Rc7 40.Rb5 Rd7 41.Rb6 Rc7 42.Kf3 Kf8 43.Rb5 Rd7 44.Ke2 g6 45.fg6 hg6 46.Kd3 Kf7 47.Kd4 Ke6 48.Rb6 Kf7 49.Ke5 Kf8 50.Kf6 Re7 51.Rb3 Rc7 52.Rb5 Ke8 53.Rd5 Rh7 54.Rb5 Rh3 55.Rb7 Rf3 56.Kg5 Re3 57.a6 Re5 58.Kf6 Rc5 59.a7 Rc6 60.Kg7 Ra6 61.g5 Kd8 62.Rb8 Kc7 63.a8Q Ra8 64.Ra8 Kb7 65.Ra1 Kc6 66.Kg6 Kd5 67.Kf7 Ke5 68.g6 Kd4 69.g7 Ke5 70.g8Q 1–0. Klaus Behrmann – FABOLOUS, ChessWorld.net, 2003.

3.c3 Be7 4.Nf3 (4.bc5 Bc5 5.d4 ed4 6.cd4 Be7=) 4...Bf6 (4...e4 5.Ng1+=) 5.e3 (5.bc5 e4 6.Nd4 Na6+=) 5...cb4 (5...e4 6.Ng1 cb4 7.ab4+=) 6.ab4= d6 7.Be2 Bd7 8.0–0 e4 9.Nd4 Bd4 10.cd4 a6 11.d3 Nc6 (11...d5!?+=) 12.de4+/– Nb4 13.Nc3 h5 (13...Nc6 14.Ba3+–) 14.Nd5 (better is 14.Ba3!? a5 15.Nb5+– (15.Bh5?! Rc8 16.Bb4 ab4+/–)) 14...Nd5+/– 15.ed5 h4 16.e4 h3 17.g3 Nf6 18.Re1 Ne4? (better is 18...0–0 19.Bg5 Re8+–) 19.Bf3?? (better is 19.Bd3+–) 19...f5= 20.Be4 fe4 21.Re4 Kf8 22.Qf3 Kg8 23.Bf4 Bf5 (23...Qf6!? 24.Qa3 Rh5 25.Bd6 Rd5=) 24.Ree1+/– Qf6 25.Be3 (25.Bd6 b5 26.Ra5+/–) 25...g6?? (25...Rf8 26.Bf4+=) 26.Bf4 (better is 26.g4 Rh4 27.gf5 Qf5 28.Qf5 gf5 29.Reb1+–) 26...Qd4 27.Bd6 Rd8 (better is 27...Bg4!? 28.Qb3 Rh5=) 28.Be5+/– Qd5 29.Qd5 Rd5 30.Bh8 Kh8 31.Rac1 (31.Re8 Kg7 32.Re7 Kh6 33.Rb7 Rd2+/–) 31...Bd7 (31...Rd7 32.f4+=) 32.f4 (better is 32.Rc7!?+/–) 32...Rd2= 33.Kh1?? (better is 33.Rc7 Rg2 34.Kh1=) 33...Bc6–+ 34.Kg1? (better is 34.Rc6 bc6 35.Ra1–+) 34...Rg2 35.Kf1 (35.Kh1 Bf3 36.Rf1 Rg3 37.Rf3 Rf3 38.Kg1 Rf4 39.Rc3–+) 35...Bb5 36.Re2 Be2 (better is 36...Re2 37.Kg1–+) 37.Ke1 Rh2 38.Rc8 Kh7 39.Rc7 Kh6 40.Rb7 (40.Rc8 Kh5 41.Rd8 Bf3 42.Rh8 Kg4–+) 40...Rg2 41.Rb6 (41.Rb8 h2 42.Rh8 Kg7 43.Rh4–+) 41...h2 42.Ra6 h1Q (42...Ba6 43.f5 h1Q) 43.Kd2 Ba6 0–1. pieeater – karlsdad, ChessWorld.net, 2012.

3.e4 cb4 4.ab4 Bb4 5.Nf3 Nc6 6.Bb5 Nge7 7.c3 Ba5 8.Bc6 dc6 9.Ne5= f6 10.Nc4 b5?? 11.Na5+– c5 12.Qh5 g6 13.Qh6 Kd7 14.0–0 Qf8 15.Qh3 Kd8 16.Qd3 Bd7 17.Qd6 Ng8 18.Qf8 Be8 19.Qg7 Bc6 20.Qh8 Be4 21.Qg8 Kc7 22.Qh7 Kd6 23.Re1 g5 24.Qe4 Rh8 25.Qe6 Kc7 26.Qe7 Kb6 27.Re6 (27.Qb7) 1–0. iboyd (1950) – ajeffries (1645), net–chess.com, 2006.

3.Bb2 cb4

4.ab4 Bb4 5.Be5 d6?? 6.Bg7+– Nf6 7.Bh8 Ne4 8.c3 Qh4 9.g3 Ng3 10.fg3 Qe4 11.Nf3 Bg4 12.Bg2 Nc6 13.cb4 0–0–0 14.b5 Nb4 15.b6 a6 16.Bf6 Re8 17.Qc1 Nc2 18.Kd1 Qe2 19.Kc2 Kb8 20.Qf1 Bf5 21.Kc1 Rc8 22.Nc3 Qe6 23.Nd4 Rc3 24.dc3 Qe3 25.Kb2 Qd2 26.Kb3 (26...Be6 27.Ne6 fe6 28.Bg5 Qd5 29.Bd5 Kc8 30.Be6 Kb8 31.Qf8) 1–0. tonycally – Mengs, ChessWorld.net, 2004.

4.ab4 Bb4 5.Be5 Nf6 6.Nc3 0–0 7.Bf6 Qf6 8.Nd5 Qd4 9.Nb4 Qb4 10.Nf3 d5 11.e3 Bg4 12.Be2 Nc6 13.0–0 a5 14.c3 Qd6 15.Qc2 Bf3 16.Bf3 Ne5 17.Be2 Rfc8 18.d4 Nc4= 19.Bd3 g6 20.h4 b5=+ 21.h5 b4 22.hg6 hg6 23.Rfc1 Ne3 24.fe3+= Rc3 25.Qd2 Rc1 26.Qc1 a4 27.Rb1 a3 28.Rb3+= Ra7 29.Qa1 f5 30.Be2 ½–½. labackna – smoothmovermovesagain, ChessWorld.net, 2006.

4.ab4 Bb4 5.Be5 Nf6 6.Nc3 Nc6 7.Bf6 =.

4.ab4 Bb4 5.Nf3 d6 6.c3 Ba5 7.d4 –/+.

4.ab4 Nc6 5.b5+= Nd4 6.e3+/– Nf5 7.Be5 Qe7 8.Nf3 d6 9.Bb2 Nf6 10.Be2 Nd5 11.0–0 Nh4 12.c4 Nf3 13.Bf3 Nf6 14.d4 h6 15.Nc3 Nh7?? 16.Nd5 Qd7 17.b6 a6 18.Nc7 (18...Kd8 19.Na8+–) 1–0. Wall,Bill – Hummer, internet, 2003.

4.ab4 d5 5.b5 Nd7 =.

4.ab4 d5 5.e3 f6 6.b5 Bb4 7.Ra4 =.

4.ab4 d5 5.Be5 Nc6 6.Bb2 Nb4 7.e3 =.

4.ab4 d5 5.Be5 Nc6 6.Nf3 Ne5 7.Ne5= Qf6 8.d4 Bb4 9.c3 Bd6 10.Ra5 Ne7 11.Qa4 Nc6 12.Nc6 Bd7 13.Ra7 Ra7 14.Qa7 bc6 15.Qa8 Qd8=+ 16.Qd8 Kd8 17.e3 Bf5 18.Nd2 Kd7 19.c4 Rb8 20.cd5 cd5 21.Be2 Rb2–/+ 22.g4 Bg6 23.Nf3=+ Rb1 24.Bd1 Be4 25.Ke2 Ra1 26.g5 Ke6 27.h3 g6 28.h4 Ke7 29.Rg1 Ra2 30.Kf1 Ke6 31.Kg2 f6 32.Rh1 Kf5 33.Rh3 Ke6 34.gf6 Kf6=+ 35.Rh1 Kf5 36.h5?? g5–+ 37.Kf1 g4 38.Nh4 Kg5 39.f3 Bd3 40.Kg1 Bg3 41.f4 Kf6 42.Bg4 Bf2 43.Kh2 Bh4 44.Kh3 Bf2 45.Rc1 Bc2 46.Bf3 Be3 47.Bd5 Bc1 48.Ba2 Bf4 49.Bg8 h6 50.Kg4 Be3 51.d5 Bd1 52.Kh3 Bh5 53.Kg3 Be2 54.d6 Bb5 55.Kg4 Ke5 56.Kf3 Bc5 57.Kg3 Bd6 58.Bb3 Be2 59.Kf2 Bg4 60.Bc2 Kf4 61.Ba4 h5 62.Bc6 h4 0–1. Doctor 3.0 – Crafty 19.01, 2003.

4.ab4 e4 5.b5 d5 6.Bd4 a6 7.Nc3 =.

4.ab4 Qe7 5.b5 Nf6 6.Nf3 e4 7.Nd4 =.

4.ab4 f6 5.b5 d5 6.d4 e4 7.e3 =.

4.Be5 ba3 5.Bb8 Rb8 6.Na3 b5 7.Nf3 =.

4.Be5 d6 5.Bg3 h5 6.f3 h4 7.Bf2 =.

4.Nf3 e4 5.Nd4 Nf6 6.d3 d5–/+ 7.ab4 Bb4 8.Nd2 Nc6 9.g3 e3 10.fe3 Ng4 11.c3 Ne3–+ 12.Qb3 Nd4 13.cd4 0–0 14.Rc1 Qb6 15.Bc3 Bc3 16.Rc3 Qd4 0–1. mgriffin (1815) – epiglotis (2260), net–chess.com, 2001.

4.ab4 Nf6

5.b5 Bc5 6.e3 d6 7.d4 ed4 8.ed4 Bb6 9.Bd3 0–0 10.Ne2 d5 11.0–0 Re8 12.Nd2 Bc7 13.c4 dc4 14.Nc4 Be6 15.Qc2 Nbd7 16.Ne3 Nb6 17.Rfc1 Rc8 18.Qd2 Nbd5 19.g3 Ne3 20.fe3 Bb6 21.Nf4 Rc1 22.Rc1 Bg4 23.Rf1 Qd7 24.Qc3 Ne4 25.Qc2 Ng5 26.Bc1 Rc8 27.Qb1 h6 28.Bd2 Re8 29.Qa2 Bc7 30.Qd5 Qd5 31.Nd5 Bf3 32.h4 Bd5 33.hg5 hg5 34.Rf5 Bb3 35.Rg5 f6 36.Rh5 Bg3 37.b6 (37.e4!?+=) 37...ab6–/+ 38.Rb5 Bf7 39.Rb6 Be1 40.Bc1 Bd5 41.Rb5 Bc6 42.Rb3 Re7 43.Bc4 Kh8 44.d5 Ba4 45.Rb1 Re4 46.Bd3 Rb4 47.Ra1 Bc3 48.Ra2 Be5 49.Bf5 Rh4 50.Bd2 Bh2 51.Kg2 b5 52.Be1 ½–½. Fournier,Frederic – Hlousek,Josef, redhotpawn.com, 2009.

5.b5 d6 6.Nf3 Bf5 7.e3 =.

5.Bc3 d6 6.e3 Be7 7.Be2 =.

5.e3 Bb4 6.Be5 Nc6 7.Bb2 =.

5.e4 Bb4 6.Be5 Qe7 7.Bf6 =.

5.Be5 Bb4 6.Nc3 Nc6 7.Bf6 =.

4.Be5 Nc6

5.Nf3 Ne5 6.Ne5 Qa5 7.Nc4 =.

5.Bg3 Qa5 6.Qc1–/+ Nf6 7.e3 =.

5.Bg3 d5 6.e3 Nf6 7.Nf3 Ne4 8.Bb5 Ng3 9.hg3 =. marus – sierwannabe, internet live, 2001.

5.Bg3 Nf6 6.e3 Qa5 7.Nf3 =.

5.Bb2 Nf6=

6.e3 ba3 7.Na3 =.

6.Nf3 d5 7.e3 a5 8.Bb5 =.

6.Nf3 d5 7.e3 Bd6 8.ab4 Bb4 9.Bb5 0–0 10.c3 Bd6 11.Qa4 Bd7 12.Ba3 Ba3 13.Na3=+ Ne4 14.Nc2 Qf6 15.Nb4 Nb4 16.Qb4 Bh3 17.Bf1= b6 18.d3 Nd6 19.Qd4+= Qd4 20.Nd4 Be6 21.Nc6 a5 22.Rb1 Nc8 23.Be2 a4 24.0–0 a3 25.Ra1 Re8 26.Rfb1+= Ne7 27.Ne7 Re7 28.Rb6 Rc7 29.Rb3 Rca7 30.Ra2 Kf8 31.d4 h6 32.Bd3+/– Ke7 33.Kf1 h5 34.h4 f6 35.Ke2 g5 36.g3 Bg4 37.f3 Be6 38.Bb1 Bc8 39.hg5 fg5 40.Bg6 h4= 41.gh4 gh4 42.Kf2 h3 43.Kg1 Bd7 44.Bd3 Rf8 45.f4 Rfa8 46.Kh2+= Kd6 47.c4 dc4= 48.Bc4 Bf5 49.Rb6 Kc7 50.Rf6 Ra5 51.Be6 Be6 52.Re6 Rg8 53.Rf6?? Rg2!–+ 54.Rg2 hg2 55.Rf7 Kb6 56.Rf6 Kb5 57.Kg2 a2 58.Rf5 Ka4 59.Ra5 Ka5 60.Kf3 a1Q 61.Ke4 Qh1 62.Ke5 Qh8 63.Ke4 Kb5 64.Kd3 Qh7 65.Kd2 Kc4 66.Ke2 Qh5 67.Kf2 Kd3 68.d5 Qd5 (69.Kg3 Ke4 70.Kf2 Qd2 71.Kg3 Qe3 72.Kg2 Qf4 73.Kh3 Qg5 74.Kh2 Kf3 75.Kh3 Qg3#; 68...Qe2 69.Kg3 Ke3 70.f5 Qf3 71.Kh2 Kf2 72.f6 Qh5#) 0–1. Comet B50 – Crafty 19.01, 2003.

6.Nf3 d5 7.e3 Bd6 8.Bb5 0–0 9.ab4 Nb4=+ 10.0–0 a6 11.c3 Nc6–/+ 12.Be2 Bf5 13.Na3 Qe7 14.Nc2= a5 15.Ncd4 Bg4 16.Nb5 Ne4? 17.d3+/– Nc5? 18.Nd6+– Bf3 19.Bf3 Qd6 20.Ba3 Ne5 21.d4 Nf3 22.Qf3 Rfe8 23.dc5 Qc6 24.Rfb1 Re5 25.Rb6 Qd7 26.Rab1 Re7 27.c6 bc6 28.Be7 f6 29.Rb7 (29...Qe6 30.Bc5+–) 1–0. Fritz 5.32 – Crafty 19.01, 2003.

6.Nf3 d5 7.e3 Bd7 8.ab4 Bb4 9.Nc3 =.

3.Bb2 Qc7

4.b5 a6 5.c4 Nf6 6.Nc3 Be7 7.d3 0–0 8.Nf3 d6 9.Ne4 (9.e3 Qa5=) 9...Bd7 10.Nf6 Bf6 11.a4 Qa5 12.Qd2 Qd2 13.Nd2 Rd8 14.Ne4 Be7 15.g3 ab5 16.ab5 Ra1 17.Ba1 Be6 18.Nc3 Nd7 19.h4 Ra8 20.Bb2 Bd8 21.Bg2 Ra7 22.Kd2 f5 23.Ra1 Ra1 24.Ba1 b6 25.Bd5 Kf7 26.f3 f4 27.gf4 Bd5 28.Nd5 Bh4 29.fe5 de5 30.Ke3 Bg3 31.Nc3 h5 32.Ne4 Bf4 33.Kf2 h4 34.e3 Bh6 35.Nc3 g5 36.Nd5 Bg7 37.Kg2 Kg6 38.Kh2 Bf6 39.Kh3 Kf5 40.Bb2 Bd8 41.Bc1 Ke6 42.Nc3 Kf7 43.Ne4 Kg6 44.Kg4 Exerts pressure on the backward pawn 44...Nf6 45.Nf6 Bf6 46.f4 ef4 47.ef4 gf4 48.Bf4 Bd8 49.Be3 Bf6 50.Bf2 Bd8 51.Bh4 Bh4 52.Kh4 Kf6 53.Kg4 Ke5 54.Kf3 Kd4 55.Ke2 Kc3?? (better is 55...Ke5+–) 56.Ke3 Kb3 57.Kd2 Kb2 58.d4! cd4 59.Kd3 1–0. Schalkwijk,Peter – Paluch,Andrzej, SL–2007–0–00124, 2007.

4.b5 d5 5.c4 d4 6.g3 f5 (6...Nf6 7.Bg2+=) 7.Bg2 Nf6 8.Qc2 Bd6 9.e3 0–0 10.Ne2 Be6 11.0–0 Nbd7 12.Bh3 (12.Re1 de3 13.de3 a6+=) 12...g6 (12...Nb6 13.d3+=) 13.f4 (13.d3 Ng4 14.ed4 ed4+=) 13...de3 (13...e4 14.ed4 cd4 15.Nd4 Qc4 16.Qc4 Bc4 17.Rc1–/+) 14.de3 e4 15.Nd2 Rad8 16.Nc3 Bf7 17.Rfd1 Rfe8 (17...Be7 18.g4 Ng4 19.Nce4=) 18.Nd5 (18.g4!? Be6 19.gf5 Bf5 20.Bg2+=) 18...Bd5+= 19.cd5 Kf7 (better is 19...Nd5!? 20.Nc4 N7f6=) 20.Nc4+= Rg8 21.Qc3 Rde8 22.a4 Re7 23.a5 g5? (better is 23...Ra8+/–) 24.b6 ab6 25.ab6 Qb8 26.Ra7 (26.Bf5 gf4 27.Be6 Kf8 28.Bg8 Kg8 29.ef4 Kg7+–) 26...Ne8 (26...Kf8 27.Qa5 Re8 28.Bf5 gf4 29.ef4 Bf4 30.Kh1 Bg3 31.Rf1 (worse is 31.hg3 Qg3 32.Qd2 Qf3 33.Kh2 Qh5 34.Bh3 Ng4 35.Kg1 Nf2 36.Bg7 Rg7 37.Bg4 Qg4 38.Kf1 Qg2 39.Ke1 Nd3 40.Qd3 ed3 41.Ne5 Re5) 31...Bh2 32.d6 Rg1 33.Rg1 Bg1 34.Kg1+–) 27.Bf5 Kf8 (27...gf4 28.Nd6 Qd6 29.Rb7 Nef6 30.Be6 Kf8 31.Bg8 fg3 32.Rd7 Rd7+–) 28.Be6 Rgg7 (28...Nb6 29.Bg8 Kg8 30.Qh8 Kf7 31.Qh7 Kf8 32.Qh8 Kf7 33.fg5+–) 29.Rda1 gf4 30.Ra8 fg3 (30...Be5 31.Ne5 Qe5 32.Qe5 Ne5 33.Be5+–) 31.Rb8 (31.Rf1 Ndf6 32.Rf6 Ref7 33.Nd6 gh2 34.Kh2 Qd6 35.Kh1 Ke7 36.Re8 Ke8 37.Bf7 Kd7 38.Rd6 Kd6 39.Qe5 Kd7 40.Qc7) 31...gh2 32.Kh1 Bb8 33.Rf1 Ndf6 (33...Nef6 34.Rf6 Ke8+–) 34.Rf6 Nf6 35.Qf6 Ke8 36.Qg7 (36.d6 h5 37.Qh6 Rg1 38.Kh2 Rg2 39.Kg2 Rg7 40.Qg7 Bd6 41.Nd6 Kd8 42.Qf6) 36...Rg7 37.Bg7 h5 (37...Ke7 38.Nd2 Bg3 39.Ne4+–) 38.d6 h4 39.d7 Ke7 40.Bf6! Ke6 (40...Kf6 41.d8Q Double attack) 41.d8Q h3 Plans Bxh4 42.Qb8 Kf6 43.Qd6 (43.Qe5 Kg6 44.Qe6 Kg7 45.Ne5 Kh8 46.Qf7 c4 47.Ng6) 43...Kf7 (43...Kf5 44.Qe5 Kg4 45.Qf4 Kh5 46.Ne5 c4 47.Qf5 Kh4 48.Qg4) 44.Kh2 (44.Ne5 Kg7 45.Qg6 Kf8 46.Qf7) 44...Ke8 (44...Kg7 45.Ne5 Kh8 46.Qg6 c4 47.Nf7) 45.Qc7 (45.Ne5 c4 46.Qe6 Kd8 47.Qd7) 45...Kf8 46.Ne5 Kg8 47.Qf7 1–0. Swartz,David (1940) – Mfundisi,Sandile (1870), Capablanca, 2016. (=1.a3 e5 2.b4 c5 3.Bb2 Qc7)

4.b5 Nf6 5.e3 (5.e4 d5 6.ed5 Nd5=) 5...Be7 6.c4 d6 7.Nc3 0–0 8.a4 a6 9.Nge2 Bg4 10.f3 Be6 11.d3 Nbd7 12.e4 Nh5 13.Bc1 f5 (13...ab5!? 14.Nb5 Qd8+=) 14.ef5= Bf7 15.g4 (15.Rb1!?=) 15...Bh4+= 16.Kd2 Nf4 17.Kc2 Ne2 18.Qe2 d5 19.Rg1 (19.ba6 Ra6 20.Nd5 Bd5 21.cd5 Rfa8+=) 19...dc4 20.dc4 Nb6 21.Qe4 Bf2 22.Rg2 Bd4 23.Rb1 Nc4?? (23...Rad8 24.Bg5 Rd6–/+ (worse is 24...Nc4 25.Bc4 Bc4 26.b6+/–)) 24.Nd5+/– Qa5 (24...Na3!? 25.Ba3 Qa5+/–) 25.Bc4+– Kh8 26.Bd2 (better is 26.Kd3!?+–) 26...Qa4+/– 27.Kd3?? (better is 27.Bb3 Qb5 28.Nb6 Bb3 29.Rb3+/–) 27...ab5–+ 28.Rb5 Qd1 29.Qe2 (29.Rb3 b5! 30.Rg1 bc4 31.Kc4 Qd2 32.Ra1 Ra1 33.Qe5 Bd5 34.Qd5 Ra4 35.Kb5 Qa5 36.Kc6 Rc8 37.Kd7 Qc7 38.Ke6 Re8) 29...Ra3 30.Ke4 Qc2 31.Bd3 Rd3! 0–1. Remizov,Juri – Vakhrushev,Valeriy, Ulan–Ude RUS, 9th Baikal Open, 2013.

4.Nc3 cb4 5.ab4 Nf6 (5...Bb4? 6.Nb5 Qc5 7.e3+–) 6.e3 Bb4? (better is 6...Qd8!? 7.b5 d5=) 7.Nb5+/– Qb6 8.Be5 Na6 (8...d6 9.Bf6 gf6+–) 9.Ra6! ba6 (9...Qa6 10.Nc7; 9...ba6 10.Nc7) 10.Nc7 Kf8 11.Na8 Qa5 (11...Qc6 12.c3 Be7 13.Qf3+–) 12.Bf6 gf6 13.c3 Bd6 14.Qb3 Qa1 15.Ke2 a5 16.Qc4 Bb7 17.Nc7 a4 18.Nb5 Ba6 19.Kf3 a3 20.Qd5 Be7 21.Bc4 Qd1 22.Ne2 (22...Bb7 23.Qb7 Qh1 24.Qd5+–) 1–0. Nda_Vie (2115) – AntoniusBlock, internet, 2009.

4.bc5 Bc5 5.e3 Nc6 =.

4.Nf3 Nc6 5.b5+= Nd4 6.e3 Nf3 7.Qf3 Nf6 8.e4 (8.Nc3 d6+=) 8...d6= 9.Bc4 Be7 10.h3 (10.0–0 Be6 11.Qe2 0–0=) 10...0–0 11.Nc3 a6 (11...Be6 12.Qd3=) 12.ba6 ba6 13.0–0 (13.Qe2 Be6=) 13...Bb7 (13...Be6 14.Qd3=) 14.d3 (14.Rfb1 Bc8=) 14...Rab8 15.Rfb1 h6 (15...Bc8 16.Bc1=) 16.Ne2 (16.Bc1 Nd7+=) 16...Rfd8 (16...Bc6 17.Bc1+=) 17.Qg3 Rd7 18.Bc1 g5 (18...Kf8!?+=) 19.h4+/– Nh7 20.Nc3 Kf8 (20...Rdd8!?+/–) 21.Qf3+– Bd8 22.Be6 Re7 23.Bf5 f6 24.Qh5 Rg7 25.Qh6 Kg8 26.Be6 Kh8 27.Nd5 Qa5 28.Bf5 Kg8 29.Bh7 Rh7 30.Qg6 (30...Rg7 31.Qe8 Kh7 32.Nf6 Bf6 33.Qb8 Qe1 34.Kh2 Qf2 35.Be3 (35.Rb7?! Qh4 36.Kg1 Qe1 37.Kh2 Qh4 38.Kg1 Qe1 39.Kh2 Qh4=; 35.Qd6 gh4 36.Bg5 Bg5 37.Qc7 Bf4 38.Kh1 Qg2) 35...Qe3 36.Rb7 gh4 37.Rg7 Bg7 38.Rg1+– (38.Qd6?! Qg3 39.Kh1 h3=)) 1–0. Pleschke,Helmut – Ross,John, corr ICCF, 1998.

4.Nf3 e4!? 5.Ng1 cb4 6.ab4 d5 = (6...Bb4?? 7.Bg7 Bd6 8.Bh8+–).

3.Bb2 e4

4.c4 Nf6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 e4 3.c4 Nf6 4.a3 c5).

4.bc5 Na6 5.d4 ed3 6.cd3 Nc5 7.e3 (7.Nf3 d5=) 7...d5 8.Nc3 Nf6 9.d4 (9.Nf3 Bd6=) 9...Nce4 10.Nf3 Bd6 11.Bd3 (11.Bb5 Bd7 12.Bd7 Qd7=) 11...0–0 12.Nd5 (12.0–0!?=) 12...Qa5+= 13.Nc3 Nc3 14.Qd2 Nfd5 15.Rc1 Be6 (15...Bd7 16.Bc3 Qa3 17.Bb2=) 16.Bc3 Nc3 17.Qc3 (worse is 17.Rc3 Ba3 18.Rc4 Qd2 19.Kd2 Bc4 20.Bc4 Rfc8–/+) 17...Qa4 18.0–0 Rac8 19.Qd2 Bd5 (19...h6 20.Ra1+=) 20.e4 Bb3 21.e5 Ba3 22.Ra1 b5 (22...f6 23.Rfb1 fe5 24.Bb5 Qb5 25.Ra3+–) 23.Bb5!+– Qb5 24.Ra3 Rc2 (24...Bd5 25.Ra7 Bf3 26.gf3+–) 25.Qe3 Bc4 (25...Bd5 26.Ra7 Rfc8 27.Rfa1+–) 26.Rc1 (26.Rfa1!? a6 27.Ra6 Qb2+–) 26...Rc1+/– 27.Qc1 a6 28.Ng5 Bd5 29.Qc2 g6 30.Ne4 Be4 31.Qe4 Qb2 32.Re3 Rb8 33.Re1 Qd2 34.Rc1?? Qc1 (34...Qc1 35.Qe1 Qe1#) 0–1. Kazimierski,Tomasz (1750) – Koolsbergen,Nico (1835), IECC, 1999.

4.bc5 Na6 5.e3 Nc5 6.d3 Nf6 7.Bf6 Qf6 (worse is 7...gf6 8.de4 Ne4 9.Qd5+/–) 8.d4 Ne6 9.Nc3 Qg6 10.Nge2 Bd6 11.Ng3 f5 12.Qb1 0–0 13.Bc4 h5 (13...Kh8 14.Nb5 Bb8 15.Qb4=) 14.Nb5 Bb8 15.Qb4 (better is 15.d5!? Ng5 16.d6 Ne6 17.Be6 de6 18.0–0=) 15...h4–/+ 16.Ne2 a6 (16...f4 17.g3 hg3 18.hg3 fe3 19.fe3+=) 17.Nd6 Qg2 18.Kd2?? (18.Rg1 Qh2 19.Nc8 Rc8 20.Be6 de6=) 18...f4 (18...Bd6 19.Qd6 f4 20.Qe5=) 19.Rag1 (better is 19.Nc8!? Rc8 20.Qb7 fe3 21.fe3 (21.Ke3?? Qf3 22.Kd2 e3 23.fe3 Qb7–+) 21...Rc4 22.Qa8 Rc2 23.Kc2 Qe2 24.Kb1 Qd3 25.Kb2 Qd2 26.Kb1 Qd3 27.Kb2 Qd2 28.Kb1 Qd3=) 19...Qf2+= 20.ef4 a5 21.Qc5 e3 (21...Bd6 22.Qd6 b5 23.Bd5+–) 22.Kd1 Bd6 23.Qd6 h3 (better is 23...a4!?+=) 24.Rg3+– b5 25.Bd5 (25.Bb5?! Rf4 (worse is 25...Nf4 26.Bc4 Ne6 27.Re1+/–) 26.c3 Rf7+=) 25...Ra7 26.Qe5 Rf7 27.Rhg1 (27.Qe3?! Qe3 28.Re3 b4+/–; 27.Re3 Rf5 28.Qf5 Qe3+–; 27.Rh3?! Bb7 28.Rf3 Qh4+/–) 27...d6 (27...Qh2 28.Rg7 Kf8 29.Qd6 Ke8 30.Rg8 Rf8 31.Rf8 Nf8 32.Rg8 Qg1 33.Ng1 e2 34.Ke2 Bb7 35.Qf8) 28.Qe4 Rae7 29.Rh3 (29.Qe3?! Qe3 30.Re3 Rf6+/–) 29...Re8 30.Qh7 Kf8 31.Rf3 Qe2 32.Ke2 Nd4 33.Ke1 Nf3 34.Bf3 Bf5 35.Qh4 b4 36.ab4 ab4 37.Bc6 (37.Bd5 e2+–) 37...Rc8 38.Rg3 Be6 39.f5 Rf5 40.Qh8 Ke7 41.Rg7 (41.Rg7 Kf6 42.Qh6 Ke5 43.Re7+–) 1–0. Cirulis,Ilmars (1890) – Salonen,Jukka (1920), FICGS, 2015.

4.bc5 Nf6 5.d4 =.

4.bc5 Nf6 5.Bf6 Qf6 6.Nc3 Qe6 7.e3 a6 (7...Bc5!? 8.Nh3 Qe5+=) 8.Qh5+/– g6 9.Qd5 Qd5 (9...Bg7 10.Qb3+/–) 10.Nd5 Kd8 11.d4 (11.f3 d6+/–) 11...ed3 12.Nf3 d6 (12...Bc5 13.cd3 Be7 14.Ne5+/–) 13.Ng5 Be6 14.Nf4 dc5 (14...Kd7 15.Bd3 Be7 16.h4+/–) 15.Nfe6 fe6 16.Nf7 Kc7 17.Nh8 Bg7 18.Ra2 (18.0–0–0 dc2 19.Kc2 Bh8+–) 18...Bc3 (18...Bh8 19.Bd3 Nc6 20.h4+/–) 19.Kd1 Bh8 20.cd3 Nc6 (20...b5 21.Rc2 Nd7 22.g4+/–) 21.g3 (21.Rc2 Kd6+–) 21...b5 22.Rc2 Kd6 23.Bg2 Rc8 24.f4 a5 25.Ke2 b4 26.d4 cd4 27.Rb1 Rc7 28.Bc6 Rc6 29.Rc6 Kc6 30.ab4 ab4 31.Rb4 de3 32.Ke3 Bf6 33.Ra4 Kd5 34.Ra5 Kd6 35.Ke4 h5 36.Ra7 h4 37.gh4 Bh4 38.Rg7 Be1 39.Rg6 Ke7 40.Rg4 (40...Kf7 41.h4+–) 1–0. Riepe,Bernhard (2080) – Nittschalk,Karl (1760), desc–online.de, 2003.

4.bc5 Nf6 5.Bf6 Qf6 6.Nc3 Qf5 7.f3 =.

4.bc5 Nf6 5.Bf6 Qf6 6.Nc3 Qg6 7.Nh3 Na6 8.Nf4 Qf5 9.Nfd5 Bc5 10.e3 0–0 0–1. Kazimierski,Tomasz – Milde,Lars, SB–2010–0–00108, 2010.

4.e3 Nf6

5.bc5 Bc5

6.c4 0–0 A) 7.Nc3 d6 8.d3 Bf5 9.de4 Ne4=; B) 7.d4 Bb6 8.Nd2 Ba5 9.Ne2 d5=; C) 7.Qc2 d6 8.d3 Re8 9.Nc3 Bf5=+; D) 7.d3 Bb6 8.Nd2 Ba5 9.Qc2 Re8=.

6.c4 b6 A) 7.Nc3 Bb7 8.Nd5 Nd5 9.cd5 Qh4=; B) 7.d4 Be7 8.d5 d6 9.f3 0–0=; C) 7.d3 Bb7 8.de4 Ne4 9.Qg4 Rg8=; D) 7.f3 Bb7 8.fe4 Ne4 9.Qg4 Rg8=.

6.d3 0–0 A) 7.de4 Ne4 8.Nc3 Qb6 9.Qc1 < d5?!unclear; B) 7.Nd2 d5 8.c4 d4 9.ed4 Bd4=+; C) 7.Be2 d5 8.Nd2 Re8 9.de4 de4=+; D) 7.Ne2 d5 8.de4 Ne4 9.Nbc3 Nc3=+; E) 7.c4 d6 8.Nd2 ed3 9.Bd3 Nc6=.

6.d3 Qb6 A) 7.Be5 d5 8.Nc3 Nbd7 9.Rb1 Qd8=+; B) 7.Ra2 d5 8.de4 de4 9.Nd2 Be6=+; C) 7.Bc3 d5 8.de4 de4 9.Nd2 Nbd7=+; D) 7.Qc1 d5 8.Nd2 Nbd7 9.Rb1 Qe6=; E) 7.Bf6 Qf6 8.d4 Bb6 9.Qg4 Qg6=.

6.d3 d5 7.de4 Qb6 8.Bf6 Qf6 9.c3 de4 =.

6.Bf6 Qf6

7.Nc3 Qe6 8.Nh3 Qe5 9.Bc4 Nc6 +=.

7.Nc3 Qf5 8.Bc4 0–0 9.Nge2 +=.

7.Nc3 Qf5 8.Bc4 Qg6 9.Bd5 f5 +=.

7.Nc3 Qg6 8.Nge2 Bd6 9.d3 ed3 +=.

7.Nc3 Qh4 8.Nd5 Bd6 9.d3 ed3 +=.

7.Nc3 Qe5

8.Bc4 0–0 9.Bd5 Qe7 +=.

8.Bc4 0–0 9.f4 Qe7 = (9...ef3 10.Nf3+/–).

8.Bc4 Nc6 9.Nge2 b6 10.Bd5 f5 11.0–0 Bd6+= 12.Ng3 Ba6= 13.f4 Qf6 14.Nge2 Rc8 15.g4 Ne7=+ 16.Bb3 Qg6 17.Rf2 fg4 18.Ng3 Rc3 19.dc3 Bc5 20.Qd2 Nf5 21.Qd5+= Ng3 22.hg3 Rf8 23.Rd1 Bb5 24.f5 Qc6 25.Qe5+= Kd8 26.a4 Ba4 27.Ba4+– Qa4 28.Qg7 Qc6 29.Kg2 Kc8 30.f6 a5 31.Rf5 a4 32.Rdd5 Ba3? 33.f7 Qg6?? 34.Qe5 Qe6 35.Qf4?? Rf7= 36.Qg4 Rf5 37.Rf5 Bb2 38.Rf8 Kb7 39.Qf4 Qc6 40.Qb8 Ka6 41.c4 a3 42.c3 Bc1 43.Qe5 a2 44.Qb8+/– Be3 45.Qa8 Qa8 46.Ra8 Kb7 47.Ra2 Bg5 48.Re2 e3 49.Rb2 Kc6 50.Kf3 h6 51.Ke4 Kc5 52.Kd3 Kc6 53.Rb5 d6 54.Rb1 Kc5 55.Rb2 Kc6 56.Kd4 Kc7 57.Kd5+– Bf6 58.Re2 Bg5 59.Re1 Kd7 60.Rd1 Bf6 61.Rd3 Bg5 62.Rd4 1–0. Ermenkov,Evgenij – Adorjan,Andras, It (cat.10), Riga (Latvia), 1981.

8.Bc4 Nc6 9.Nge2 Bb6 10.Ng3 f5 11.Nd5 g6 12.0–0+/– Bd8 13.f3 b5 14.Bb3 ef3+= 15.Qf3 Bb7 16.d4 Qg7 17.Ne4 Be7 18.Nec3 Na5 19.Nb5 Nb3 20.Ndc7 (20...Kf7 21.Qb7 Na1 22.Qd5 (22.Ra1?! Rad8+/–) 22...Kf6 23.e4+– (23.Na8?! Ra8 24.Qa8 Nc2+–)) 1–0. Benassi,Aspasio (2040) – Quirini,Luciano (1900), Italia Scacchistica A, 1999.

8.Bc4 Nc6 9.Nge2 d6 10.d3 ed3 11.cd3 += (< 11.Bd3 d5=+).

3.Bb2 f6

(--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.a3 c5).

4.bc5 Bc5 5.e3 Nc6 6.Nf3 d5 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.a3 d5 4.e3 c5 5.bc5 Bc5 6.Nf3 Nc6).

3.b5 a6

4.a4 ab5 5.c3 d6 6.e4 Bd7–+ 7.Bb2 ba4 8.Nf3 g6 9.d3 Bg7 10.Nbd2 b5 11.g3 Ne7 12.Bg2 0–0 13.0–0 f5 14.ef5 Bf5 15.Qe2 d5 16.Ba3 e4 17.de4 de4 18.Ne4 Be4 19.Qe4 Nbc6 20.Rac1 c4 21.Be7 Ne7=+ 22.Rfe1 Nf5 23.Qe6=+ Kh8 24.Ng5? Ra7 25.Be4?? a3 26.Rcd1? Qg5 27.Rd7 Rd7 28.Qd7 Bc3 29.Rd1 a2 30.Bf5 Qf5 31.Kh1 Qd7 (32.Kg1 Qd1 33.Kg2 a1Q 34.Kh3 Qf3 35.Kh4 Qh5#) 0–1. davidfoosangchin – primeval (1635), internet, 2007.

4.Nc3 ab5=+ 5.Nb5 Qb6 6.c4 d5 7.d3 Nf6 8.Bb2 e4 9.d4?? dc4–+ 10.a4 cd4 11.Bd4 Bb4 12.Bc3 Bc3 13.Nc3 0–0 14.Nd5?? Nd5 15.Qd5 Qb4 16.Qd2 c3 17.Qc2 Bd7 18.e3 Ra4 19.Ra4 Ba4 20.Qc1 c2 21.Ke2 Bb5 0–1. Pawno Paul – METSAR, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

4.e3 d5=+ 5.c4 ab5 6.cd5 b4 7.a4? Nf6 8.Bb2 Nd5 9.Be5 Bd7. Silva,Francisco (1870) – Rente,Helder (1825), POR–ch Univ, 2002.

4.e4 ab5 5.Bb5 Ra5 6.c4 b6 7.Nf3+= Ba6 8.a4 Nf6 9.d3 Be7? 10.Nc3 Bb5+= 11.Nb5 Nc6 12.Bb2 d5? 13.ed5 Nd4 14.Ne5 Nb5 15.ab5 Nd7 16.Nc6 Ra1 17.Qa1 Qc7 18.0–0 f6 19.Re1 0–0 20.Re7 h5 21.Qd1 g6 22.d4 Qf4 23.Rd7 Kh8 24.Ne7 Qg5 25.dc5 bc5 26.b6 Rb8 27.b7 Qg4 28.Qg4 hg4 29.Ng6 Kg8 30.Bf6 Re8 31.Rd8 (31...Rd8 32.Bd8 g3 33.b8Q gf2 34.Kf2 Kh7 35.Qc7 Kg8 36.Ne7 Kf7 37.Nf5 Kg6 38.Qd6 Kf5 39.Qe6 Kf4 40.g3; 31.Rg7) 1–0. willow27 – IrishBouncer, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

4.e4 ab5 5.Bb5 Qg5 =.

3.b5 c4

4.e4 Qa5 5.Bc4+/– Bb4?? 6.Qh5+– g6 7.Qe5 Kf8 8.ab4 Qb4 9.Ba3 Qa3 10.Ra3 f6 11.Qd5 (11...Ke7 12.Qf7 Kd6 13.Qf8 Ne7 14.Qf6 Kc7 15.b6 ab6 16.Nc3 d5 17.Qe7 Bd7 18.Nd5 Kc8 19.Qd6 Kd8 20.Ra8 Re8 21.Rb8#) 1–0. mtr – stgtyr, internet, 2009.

4.e4 Qa5 5.Bc4+/– Qc7 6.d3 Nf6+/– 7.Nc3 Bc5 8.Nf3 d6 9.0–0 Be6.

4.e4 Qa5 5.Bc4+/– Qc7 6.Bd5 Nf6 7.Nc3 Bc5 8.Nf3 0–0 9.0–0 d6.

4.e4 Qa5 5.Bc4+/– Qc7 6.Qe2 Bc5 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.Bb2 d6 9.d4 ed4.

4.e4 d5 5.ed5 Qd5 6.Nc3 Qd4 7.Nf3 Bg4 8.Be2 Bf3 9.Bf3 Bc5 10.0–0+– Nf6?? 11.Bb7 Ng4 12.Qe2 0–0 13.Ba8 Qf4 14.Qf3 Nf2 15.Rf2+– Re8 16.d4 Qd4 17.Bb2 e4 18.Be4 a6 19.ba6 Na6 20.Rd1 Qe5 21.Qf7 Kh8 22.Qf5 Bf2 23.Qf2 Qh5 24.Bf3 Qa5 25.Qd4 h6 26.Ne4 Rg8 27.Nf6! Rb8 28.Nh5 Rg8 29.Ng7 Qc5 30.Nf5 Qd4 31.Rd4 Rb8 32.Bc3 Rb1 33.Rd1 (33...Kg8 34.Rb1+–) 1–0. willow27 – monkfist, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

4.e4 d5!? 5.Qe2 Be6 6.ed5 Qd5 +=.

3.b5 d5=+

4.e3 Bd6 5.c4 Be6 6.cd5 Bd5 7.Nc3 Be6 8.Nf3 h6 9.Qc2 Nf6 10.Bb2 Nbd7 11.Ne4 Ne4 12.Qe4 e5 becomes the focus of attention 12...Qc7 13.h3 0–0 14.Bc4 Bc4 15.Qc4 Nb6 16.Qc2 Rae8 17.d3 f5 Black plans e4 18.Rc1 Qd7 19.a4 e4 20.Nd2 ed3 21.Qd3 c4 22.Qd4 Qe7 (22...Rd8 23.a5 Qf7 24.Qg7 Qg7 25.Bg7 Kg7 26.ab6+=) 23.Nc4 (23.a5 Bc5 24.Qg7 Qg7 25.Bg7 Kg7 26.ab6 Bb6 27.Nc4 Bc5+/–) 23...Nc4 (better is 23...Bb4!? 24.Ke2 Na4=) 24.Qc4 Kh8 25.0–0 Qg5 26.Qd5 Qe7 27.Rfd1 Rd8 28.Qf3 Bc7 29.Rd8 Bd8 30.Qf4 Kh7 31.Bd4 b6 32.Rc6 Qf7 33.Qd6 Re8 34.f4 Kg8 35.Rc8 Bf6 36.Rc7 (better is 36.Qb8! Kf8+–) 36...Re7 37.Qd8 Kh7 38.Re7 Qe7 39.Qe7 Be7 40.Kf2 Bd6 41.g4 g6 42.Kf3 Kg8 43.e4 fe4 44.Ke4 Kf7 45.Be5 Be7 46.Bb8 Ke6 47.Ba7 Bd8 48.Bb8 Be7 49.Bc7 Bc5 50.Be5 Be7 51.f5 gf5 52.gf5 Kd7 53.Kd5 Bb4 (53...Bg5 54.Bd4 Kc7 55.f6+–) 54.Bf6 (better is 54.f6 h5+–) 54...Bd2 55.Bd4 (55.Bd4 Kc7 56.f6+–) 1–0. combijack (1815) – peeuukoo (1870), gameknot.com, 2013.

4.e3 Nf6 5.Bb2 Bd6 6.d3 0–0 7.Be2 Qa5 8.Qd2 Qb5–+ 9.c4 dc4 10.dc4 Qb3 11.Bd1 Qb6 12.Nc3 Be6 13.Nd5 Nd5 14.cd5 Bd5! 15.Nf3 Nc6 16.0–0 Bc4 17.Re1 Rad8 18.Qc3 Qa6 19.Nd2 Be6 20.Be2 Qa4 21.Red1 Be7 22.Nf3 f6 23.Nd2 Rd6 24.Nc4 Rd1 25.Rd1 Rd8 26.Rd8 Nd8 27.h3 b5 28.Ne5 fe5 29.Qe5 Bf8 30.Qb8 Qc2 31.Qb5 a6! (32.Qa6 Qb2–+) 0–1. Lindner,Jan Joost – Cheiron, The Hague AEGON, 1997.

3.b5 Nf6

4.Bb2 d6 =+.

4.c4 d5 5.cd5 Nd5 6.Bb2 Bd6 7.Nc3 Nc3 8.dc3 0–0 9.e4 Be6 10.Nf3 a6 11.c4 ab5 12.cb5 Qa5 13.Qd2= Qd2 14.Nd2 Ra4 15.Rc1 Nd7 16.Bc4 Nb6 17.Be6 fe6 18.0–0 Ra5 19.Nf3 Rb5 20.Be5 Be5 21.Ne5 Rc8 22.Nc4 Nc4= 23.Rc4 Ra8 24.a4 Rb4 25.Rc5 Re4 26.Rb5 Ra7 27.Rc1 Rea4=+ 28.Rc8 Kf7 29.g3 Rd4 30.Rc7= Kf6 31.Kg2 (31...h6 32.Rcb7 Rb7 33.Rb7=). Bulcourf,Carlos (2295) – Moreda,Lucas (1965), Buenos Aires op3, 1993.

4.c4 d5 5.g3 dc4 6.Bg2 Bd6 7.Nc3 0–0 8.Nf3 e4 9.Ng5=+ b6?? 10.Nge4+– Be7 11.Nf6 Bf6 12.Ba8 Be6 13.0–0 Nd7 14.Be4 Ne5 15.d3 cd3 16.ed3 c4 17.d4 Nd3 18.Be3 Bh3 19.Bg2 Bg2 20.Kg2 a5 21.Ne2 Qd5 22.Kg1 Qb5 23.Nc3 Nb2 24.Nb5 Nd1 25.Rfd1 a4 26.Nc3 b5 27.Nb5 c3 28.Nc3 h6 29.Na4 Be7 30.Nc5 Bc5 31.dc5 f5 32.c6 h5 33.c7 Rc8 34.Rd8 Rd8 35.cd8Q Kh7 36.Bd4 g5 37.Qh8 Kg6 38.Qg7# 1–0. gdraper (2035) – ajeffries (1645), net–chess.com, 2006.

3.c3 a5

4.bc5 Bc5 5.d4 ed4 6.cd4 Be7 =.

4.bc5 Bc5 5.f3 d5 6.e3 =+.

4.bc5 Bc5 5.f3 Bg1 6.Rg1 Qh4 7.g3 Qh2 8.Rg2 Qh5 9.d3 Nf6 10.d4 d6 11.g4 Qh4–/+ 12.Rf2 e4 13.e3? ef3–+ 14.Qf3 Ng4 15.Qf7 Kd8 16.Kd2?? Qf2 17.Kd3 Qf7 18.a4 Qf1 19.Kc2 Bf5 20.Kb3 Qc1 (21.e4 Be4 22.Na3 Qa1 23.Nb1 Qb1 24.Ka3 Bc2 25.c4 Qb3; 20...Qd1 21.Kb2 Qc2 22.Ka3 Qc1 23.Ka2 Be6 24.d5 Bd5 25.c4 Bc4) 0–1. esko – heyuneverno, net–chess.com, 2001.

4.d4 Nc6 5.dc5 (5.b5 Na7 6.de5 Nb5+=) 5...Qf6 (5...ab4!? 6.cb4 Nb4 7.ab4 Ra1=+) 6.e4 (6.Bd2 d5+=) 6...d6 (6...ab4 7.cb4 d6 8.b5+=) 7.cd6 (7.b5 Nb8+/–) 7...Bd6 (7...ab4 8.cb4 Nb4 9.Bb5 Nc6 10.Ra2 Bd6 11.Rd2=) 8.Nf3 (Better is 8.b5!? Bc5 9.Nf3+/–) 8...ab4= 9.Bg5 (9.Bb2 ba3 10.Na3 Nge7=) 9...Qe6 (9...Qg6 10.a4–/+) 10.Bb5 Ra5 (Better is 10...Nf6=+) 11.Bc6+/– bc6 12.cb4 Ra7 13.0–0 Qg6? (Better is 13...Nf6 14.Nbd2 0–0+/–) 14.Ne5!!+– Be5 (14...Qe6 15.Nc6 Rd7+–) 15.Qd8 1–0. rookie2 – Seanypop, ChessWorld.net, 2004.

4.d4 cd4 5.b5 =+.

3.c3 cb4

4.ab4 Nc6 5.Nf3 f6 6.d3 b6 7.e3 Bb7 8.Be2 Nh6 9.Qb3 Bd6 10.Nbd2 Qe7 11.Ne4 Nf5 12.Bd2 Bc7 13.0–0 Qe6 14.Qb2 0–0 15.b5 Nce7 16.c4 d5 17.Nc3 d4 18.ed4 ed4 19.Ne4= Be4 20.de4 Qe4 21.Rfe1 d3 22.Bd1 Qb7 23.Bb3?? Kh8= 24.Rad1 Rad8=+ 25.Be3 Ne3 26.Re3= Nf5 27.Red3+= Rd3 28.Rd3 Qe4 29.Rd7 Re8 30.Rd1 Nh4=+ 31.Qc3? Nf3–/+ 32.gf3 Qg6 33.Kf1?? Bh2 (34.Qe3 Re3 35.fe3 Qg1 36.Ke2 Qg2 37.Kd3 Qf3–+) 0–1. mic (2180) – ioanmacea (1845), net–chess.com, 2006.

4.ab4 d5 5.Bb2 Nc6 6.g3 Be6 7.d3 Bd6 8.b5=+ Nce7 9.Qa4 Nf6–/+ 10.b6 Bd7 11.Qb3 ab6 12.Ra8 Qa8 13.Qb6 0–0 14.Qd6 Qa2 15.Na3?? Qb2–+ 16.f3 d4 17.cd4? ed4?? 18.Qe7+= Qc1 19.Kf2= Re8 20.Qb4 Qe3?? 21.Kg2+– Nd5 22.Qb7 Qe6 23.g4 Ne3=+ 24.Kf2 Ng4 25.Ke1 Bc6 26.Qb2= Qd6?? 27.Nc4 Qf6+/– 28.Bh3?? Bf3 29.Nf3= Qf3 30.Rf1 Qh3–+ 31.Nd6?? Rf8 32.Qd4?? Nh2 33.Rf4 Qg3 34.Kd2 Qg2 35.Nf5 Re8 36.Ne3 Qg5–/+ 37.Qc4 Qe7?? 38.d4?? Qe3–+ 39.Kc2 Qf4 40.Kc3 Qc1 41.Kd3 Qc4 (42.Kc4 Ng4–+; 41...Re3#) 0–1. cloc – wbartier (1905), net–chess.com, 2005.

4.ab4 d5 5.d4 ed4 6.Qd4 =.

4.ab4 Nf6 5.d3 d5 6.e3 Be7 7.Bb2 Bf5 (7...Nc6 8.Nf3+=) 8.Nf3 e4 (better is 8...0–0!?+=) 9.de4+= Be4 10.Nbd2 0–0 11.Ne4 Ne4 (11...de4 12.Nd4+=) 12.Ra5 Nf6 13.Bd3 b6 (13...Nc6 14.Ra4+=) 14.Ra4+/– Nc6 15.b5 Na5 16.0–0 Bc5 (16...Qc7 17.Nd4+/–) 17.Rh4 (17.Qc2 Qe7+/–) 17...Nc4 18.Bc4 dc4 19.Qa4 h6 20.Rc4 Re8 21.Rf4 Nd5 (21...Bd6 22.Rd1 Qe7 23.Rh4+/–) 22.Rd1 Re3? (better is 22...Re6 23.Nd4 Rd6+/–) 23.c4+– Re2 24.Rd5 Bf2 (24...Qc7 25.Be5 Re8+–) 25.Kf1 Qe8 (25...Qe7 26.Bg7 Qe3 27.Qd1 (27.Bh6?? Re1 28.Ne1 Qe1) 27...Qf4 28.Qe2 (worse is 28.Ke2 Qe3 29.Kf1 Kg7+–) 28...Kg7 29.Kf2+–) 26.Bg7! Bc5 (26...Kg7 27.Qa1 Pinning) 27.Ne5 Kg7 (27...Rf2 28.Rf2 Bf2+–) 28.Ke2 f6 29.Qa1 (29.Qa1 Qe6 30.Kf1+–) 1–0. marektheim – w.horse 777, internet, 2015.

4.cb4 Nc6 5.e4 Qb6 (5...Nf6 6.Nc3+=) 6.Nf3 a5 7.Be2 (better is 7.b5!? Nd4 8.Nc3 Nf3 9.Qf3+=) 7...ab4+= 8.a4 Bc5 9.0–0 Nf6 10.Re1?? (better is 10.d3–/+) 10...Bf2–+ 11.Kh1 (11.Kf1 Be1 12.Qe1 Nd4–+) 11...Be1 12.Qe1 Ne4 13.d3 (13.d4 Nd4 14.Be3–+) 13...Nf2 14.Kg1 Nd3 15.Kh1 Ne1 16.Ne1 b3 (better is 16...Qf2 17.Nf3 Qe2 18.Ng1–+) 17.Nc3 0–0 (better is 17...b2 18.Rb1 bc1Q 19.Rc1–+) 18.h3 b2 19.Bb2 Qb2 20.Nd3 Qa1 21.Kh2 Qc3 22.Kg3 Ra4 23.h4 e4 0–1. pieeater – john1007, ChessWorld.net, 2012.

4.cb4 d5 5.Bb2 d4 6.e3 f6 7.Bd3 de3 8.de3 Nh6 9.Bb5 Nd7 10.Bd7 Qd7 11.Qd7 Bd7=+ 12.Ne2 a5 13.ba5. mgriffin (1620) – kennethcummings, net–chess.com, 2001.

3.c3 c4

4.d4 d6 5.d5 Nf6= 6.Bg5 Be7 7.Bf6 Bf6 8.e4 b5 9.a4+/– 0–0 10.a5?? Nd7 11.h3 h6 12.Be2 Kh8 13.Nf3= a6 14.0–0 Nb8 15.Nbd2 g5 16.Nh2 Nd7 17.Ng4 Bg7 18.Ne3 Nf6 19.Qc2 Bd7 20.Nf5 Kh7 21.Nd6+/– Qc7 22.Nf5 Nh5?? 23.Bh5+– Bf5 24.ef5 f6 25.Ne4 Qb7 26.Rad1 Qa7 27.d6 Rfd8 28.Rd5 Qb7 29.Rfd1 Bf8 30.Nf6 Kg7 31.Ne4 Ra7 32.Nc5 Qc8 33.Ne6 Kh8 34.Nd8 Qd8 35.d7 Rc7 36.Be8 Bg7 37.Rd6 Ra7 38.Rc6 e4 39.Qe4 Bc3 40.Rc8 (40...Bb2 41.Bg6 Kg7 42.Qe8 Qe8 43.de8N Kf8 44.Nf6 Ke7 45.Ng8#; 40.Rh6 Kg7 41.f6 Qf6 42.Qh7 Kf8 43.Rf6 Bf6 44.Qf7#) 1–0. olo (1920) – rsuzukovich (1815), net–chess.com, 2007.

4.e3 e4 5.Bc4 d5 6.Be2 Nf6 7.a4 h5 8.a5 Qd7 9.Qa4 a6 10.Qd7 Bd7 11.Na3 1–0. maddoxdb – xulder, gameknot.com, 2013. (=1.c3 e5 2.b4 c5 3.a3 c4)

3.c3 Nf6

4.Bb2 Qb6 5.Qc2 d6 6.e4 cb4 7.cb4 Nbd7 8.Nc3 Ng4? 9.d3 Ndf6? 10.h3+– Nh6 11.Nf3 1–0. chessH – SweeneyTod, ChessWorld.net, 2002.

4.bc5 Bc5 5.d4 ed4 6.cd4 Be7 =.

4.d3 d5 5.Nf3 cb4 6.ab4 =+.

4.d3 Be7 5.Nf3 0–0 6.Ne5+= b6 7.e3 Bb7 8.d4 cd4 9.cd4 d6 10.Nf3+/– a5 11.Bb2 a4 12.Bb5+– h6 13.Ba4 Ne4 14.0–0 d5 15.Nc3 Nd7 16.Ne4 de4 17.Nd2 Nf6 18.h3 Bd5 19.Bb3 Bb3 20.Qb3 Qb8 21.Qc3?? Nd5?? 22.Qc4 Nf6 23.Rac1 Qe8 24.d5 Bd6? 25.Qd4 b5 26.Rc6 Be7?? 27.Ne4 Rd8 28.d6 Rd7?? 29.Qe5 Nh5 30.Qh5 Bd8 31.Qg4 f6 32.Nc5 Rdf7 33.d7 Qe7 34.Re6 Qe6 35.Ne6 f5 36.Qg6 Be7 37.Nf8 Kf8 38.Rd1 Kg8 39.d8Q Bd8 40.Rd8 (40...Rf8 41.Qg7#) 1–0. pillsbury – rsuzukovich (1830), net–chess.com, 2007.

4.Nf3 Qc7 5.Bb2 Be7 6.e3 0–0 7.d3 d5 8.h3 e4 9.de4 de4 10.Ng5? Rd8?? 11.Qc2 cb4 12.Ne4 Ne4 13.Qe4=+ ba3 14.Na3 Qd6 15.Nc4 Qe6 16.Qf3?? Qf5?? 17.Qe2?? Be6 18.Nd2 Nc6 19.Nf3 Ne5 20.Nd4 Qg6 21.Ne6? Qe6 22.Qc2–/+ Rd7 23.Be2 a6 24.0–0 Rc7 25.Rfd1= Rac8 26.Rac1 Nc4 27.Bg4+/– Qb6 28.Rb1 Rf8 29.Bf5 g6 30.Bg4 Qc5 31.Bf3= b5 32.Be2 Nb2=+ 33.Rb2 Qc3 34.Qc3 Rc3 35.Ra2 Ra8 36.Bf3 Ra7–/+ 37.Rda1 Bf6 38.Ra6=+ Ra6 39.Ra6 Be5 40.g3= Rc1 41.Kg2 b4 42.Rb6 Bc3 43.Rb7 Rc2 44.Bd5+/– Be1 45.Rf7 Kh8 46.h4 Rc3 47.Rb7 Rc2= 48.Rf7 Rd2 49.Bb3 Rb2 50.Bc4 b3 51.e4 Rb1 52.e5 b2+= 53.e6 (53...Bb4 54.Bd3+/–) 1–0. grahamtrue (2070) – macedon (2065), net–chess.com, 2008.

4.Nf3 Qc7 5.bc5 e4 6.Ng5 Bc5 7.d4 Be7 8.f3 d5 9.fe4 –/+.

4.Nf3 Qc7 5.d3 d5=+ 6.Bg5 Nbd7 7.e3 cb4 8.cb4 a5 9.b5 =+.

4.Nf3 e4 5.Ne5 Qc7 6.Nc4 cb4 7.Ne3 ba3 8.Ba3 Ba3 9.Na3 –/+.

4.Nf3 e4 5.Ng1=+ d5 6.d4 cd4 7.cd4 a5 8.b5 Bd6 9.Bg5 =+.

4.Nf3 e4 5.Nh4 a5 6.bc5 Ng4 7.Nf5 Qf6 8.f3 Qf5 9.fg4 Qe5 10.e3 h5 11.Qc2 hg4 12.Bb2 g3 13.c4 Qf5 14.d4 ed3 15.Bd3 Qc5 16.h4 Qe3 17.Qe2 Qe2 18.Ke2 Na6 19.Nc3 b6 20.Be4 Rb8 21.Kf3 Nc5 22.Rae1 Ne6 23.Nb5 Ba6 24.Kg3 Rc8 25.Rc1 Be7 26.a4 Nc5 27.Bc2 Kf8 28.Rce1 Ne6 29.Bb3 Rh6 30.Be5 Rg6 31.Kh3 Bb7 32.Rh2 d6 33.h5 Rg5 34.Bd6 Bd6 35.Nd6 Nf4 36.Kh4 Rg2 37.Rf1 Rh2 38.Kg4 0–1. marre (2140) – Grgs (2580), Rated game, 3m + 0s, 2010.

4.Nf3 e4 5.Nh4 d5 6.d4 cd4 7.cd4 Be7 8.h3 Nc6 9.Nc3 –/+.

3.c4 cb4–/+

4.ab4 Bb4 5.Ba3 Nc6 6.Bb4 Nb4 7.e4 Nf6 8.d3 d6 9.Nf3 Nd7 10.Be2 Nc5 11.0–0 0–0 12.Nc3 f5 13.ef5 Bf5 14.Ne1 a5 15.f3 (15.Bf3 Rc8–/+) 15...Qg5 16.Ne4 (16.f4 Qh6 17.fe5 de5 18.Kh1–+) 16...Qe3 17.Kh1 Ne6 (17...Ne4?! 18.de4 Be6 19.Nc2 Nc2 20.Qc2–/+) 18.Nd6 (18.Rg1 Nd4 19.Bf1–+) 18...Nd4 19.Nf5 (19.Ra3 Rf6 (19...Ne2?! 20.Nf5 Rf5 21.g4–+) 20.c5 b5–+ (20...Ne2?! 21.Nf5 Rf5 22.g4–+)) 19...Rf5 (19...Qe2?! 20.Qe2 Ne2 21.Rf2–/+; 19...Nf5?! 20.f4 Nd4 21.Bg4–+) 20.g4 Rf7 (20...Ne2?! 21.gf5 Nf4 22.Ra3=) 21.Ng2 Qe2 22.Qe2 Ne2 23.Rae1 Nd4 24.Re5 a4 (24...Nd3?! 25.Rd5 Nf3 26.Rd3–+) 25.Ne1 (25.Re4 Nb3 26.Ne3–+) 25...a3 (25...a3 26.Rf2 a2 27.Ra2 Ra2 28.Re8 Rf8 29.Rf8 Kf8–+) 0–1. REIS – Miller07, playchess.de, 2002. (=1.c4 c5 2.a3 e5 3.b4 cb4)

4.d4 ba3 5.de5=+ Qa5 6.Bd2 Qe5 7.Na3 Nc6 8.Nf3 Qb8 9.e4 Nf6 10.Bd3 Nb4 11.Bb1 Bc5 12.0–0 Nc6 13.Bc3 d6 14.Qd2 Ne5 15.Ne5 de5 16.Qg5 Ba3 17.Qg7 Rg8 18.Qf6 Be7 19.Qh6 Be6 20.Qh7 Kd7? 21.Rd1+– Kc6 22.Bd3 Bf6 23.Qh6 Bg5 24.Qh5 Bf4 25.Qe2 Bg4 26.Qb2?? Bd1+= 27.Rd1 a6 28.Be2 Rg6 29.c5 Qc7 30.Qb3 Rd8 31.Qa4 (31...Kc5 32.Bb4 Kb6 33.Qa5 Ka7 34.Qc7 Rd1 35.Bd1+–) 1–0. Spiegel,Ulrich – Diener,Rudolf, corr SOK–88–25, 1989.

4.d4 d5 5.cd5 Qd5 6.Nf3 =+.

3.bc5 Bc5=+

4.Bb2 Qb6 5.Qc1 Bf2 6.Kd1 Bg1 7.e3 Qh6 8.Be5 (8.Be2 Bh2 9.g3–+) 8...Qh5 9.Ke1 (9.Be2 Qe5 10.Nc3 Be3–+) 9...Qe5 10.d4 Be3 11.de5 Bc1 12.Nc3 (12.Nd2 Bb2 13.Rd1 Nc6–+) 12...Bb2 13.Nd5 Ba1 14.Nc7 Ke7 15.Bd3 Be5 16.Na8 Nc6 17.g3 (17.Kd2 d5 18.Re1 Nf6–+) 0–1. BigSky (2705) – duckbreath (2545), ICC, 1998.

4.Bb2 Qb6–+ 5.d4 Qb2 6.c3 (6.Nd2 Bd4 7.Rb1 Qa3–+) 6...ed4 (6...Qa1 7.dc5 Nf6 8.Nf3–+) 7.Nd2 dc3 (7...Qc3!? 8.Ngf3 Nc6 9.a4–+) 8.Nc4 c2 9.Nb2 cd1N 10.Nd1 Nc6 11.e3 Nf6 12.Nc3 a6 (12...d5 13.Nb5 0–0 14.Nf3–+) 13.Bc4 (13.Nf3 b5–+) 13...b5 14.Bd5 0–0 (14...Rb8 15.Ne4 Bb4 16.ab4 Nd5 17.Ne2–+) 15.Bf3 Rb8 16.Nge2 (16.Nd5 Nd5 17.Bd5 b4–+) 16...Ne5 17.0–0 (17.h4 Rd8–+) 17...Nc4 18.Nd5 Nd5 19.Bd5 Na3 20.Rfc1 d6 21.Nd4 b4 22.Nc6 Rb6 23.Ne7 Kh8 24.Bb3 Be6 25.Nd5 Bd5 26.Bd5 b3 (26...b3 27.Bb3 Rb3–+) 0–1. Monastyrev,Stepan (2300) – Karpov,Victor, RUS–Cup Tomsk, 1999.

4.Bb2 Qb6–+ 5.e3 Qb2 6.Nc3 –+.

4.Bb2 Nc6?? 5.e3+= Qb6 6.Qc1 (6.Nc3 Nf6=) 6...Nf6 7.Nc3 d6 8.Na4 Qc7 9.Nc5 dc5 10.Nf3 0–0 11.d3 Nd5 12.Be2 Nb6 13.Rb1 Na4 14.Ba1 Be6 15.0–0 Ba2+= 16.Rb5 a6 17.Rb3 Bb3 18.cb3+= Nb6 19.Qc5 Can e5 get defended? 19...Nd7 20.Qc3 Rac8 21.Rc1 Rfe8 22.Bf1 Qb6 23.Qb2 Na5 24.Rc8+/– Rc8 25.b4 Nc6+= 26.d4 ed4 27.ed4 Nf6 28.Qc3 Qd8 29.Qe3 Qe8 30.Qb3 Rd8 31.b5 Nb8 32.ba6 ba6 33.h3 a5 34.Bc4 a4 35.Qa2 Rc8 36.Ne5 Kf8 37.Bf7 Qd8 38.Bc4+/– Nc6 39.Nc6 Rc6 40.Bc3 Qc7? 41.Bb4+– Ke8 42.Bb5 Kd8 43.Bc6 Qc6 44.Bc5 Qd7 45.Qc4 Qe8 46.Qb4 Nd7 47.Qa5 Kc8 48.Qa6 Kd8 49.Qa4 Qe1 50.Kh2 Qf2 51.Bd6 Qc2 52.Qa8 Qc8 53.Qc8 Kc8 54.Kg3 Nf6 55.Kf4 Kd7 56.Bc5 Kc6 57.g4 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (1900) – Boutchenik,Cyril, Ch Club, 2010.

4.Bb2 Nc6?? 5.e3+= d5 6.Bb5 Qe7 7.Nf3 Bd6 8.Nc3 Nf6 9.0–0 0–0 10.Be2 e4 11.Nd4 Qe5 (11...Nd4 12.ed4 Qc7–/+) 12.g3 (better is 12.f4 Qe7 13.Ncb5=) 12...Nd4–/+ 13.ed4 Qd4 14.Rb1 Bh3 15.Re1? (better is 15.Nb5!? Qb6 16.Bf6 Bf1 17.Bf1 gf6 18.d3–+) 15...Bc5 16.Ne4 Qe4 17.Bf1 Qg4 (17...Bg4 18.Re4 Bd1 19.Re1 Bc2 20.Rbc1–+) 18.Bf6 Qd1 19.Red1 Bf1 20.Bg7 Kg7 21.Kf1 b6 22.a4 Rac8 23.c3 Rfe8 24.Re1 Re6 25.Re2 Re2 26.Ke2 Re8 27.Kf1 Re4 28.d4 Bd6 29.Rb5 Kf6 30.Rd5–/+ Ke6 31.Rh5 Ba3 32.Rh7 Bb2 33.Rh6 f6 34.Rh7 Bc3 35.Ra7 Ba1 36.h4 Bd4 37.h5 f5 38.h6 Bc3 39.h7= Rc4 40.Ra8 Kd5 41.Ke2 Kc6?? 42.Kd3+– Rc5 43.Rc8 Kd7 44.Rc6 (44.Rc6 Rc6 45.f3–+) 1–0. Fournier,Frederic – contumaz, Active (6/7), 2004.

4.Bb2 Nc6?? 5.e3+= d5 6.Nf3 Bg4 7.Be2 e4?? (7...Bd6 8.Nc3 Nf6 9.h3+=) 8.Nd4 (better is 8.Bg7 ef3 9.Bf3 Bf3 10.Qf3+–) 8...Be2 9.Ne2 Nf6 10.Nf4 0–0 (10...d4 11.ed4 Nd4 12.Ne2+=) 11.d4 (11.Bf6 Qf6 (worse is 11...gf6 12.Nc3+/–) 12.Nc3 Ne7=) 11...ed3 (11...Bd6!?–/+) 12.Nd3+= Bd6 13.Nd2 Ne4 (13...Qe7 14.Bf6 Qf6 15.0–0+=) 14.Ne4= de4 15.Nc1 (better is 15.Qg4 Qa5 16.Kf1=) 15...Qc7 16.g3 (16.Qd5!? Rfe8 17.Ne2–/+) 16...Ne5 17.Be5 Be5 18.Rb1 Bc3 19.Kf1 Qc4 20.Qe2–/+ Qc6 21.Kg2 Rad8 22.Rd1 b6 23.Nb3 Be5 24.Rd8 Rd8 25.Rd1 Rd6 26.Rd6 Qd6 27.a4 a5 28.Qd2 Qd2 29.Nd2 f5 30.c4 Kf7 31.f3 Bc3 32.Nb3 Ke6 33.f4 Kd6 34.Kf2 h6 35.h4 Bb2 36.h5 Bf6 37.Ke2 Bc3 38.Kf2 Ke6 39.Ke2 Kf6 40.Kf2 g5 41.Ke2 g4 42.Kd1 Ke6 43.Ke2 Kd6 44.Kf2 Bf6 45.Ke2 Bb2 46.Kd2 Bf6 47.Ke2 Bc3 48.Kd1 Bb4 49.Ke2 Bc3 ½–½. Fournier,Frederic (1830) – BETELGEUSE2 (1770), Active, 2011.

4.Bb2 Nc6?? 5.e3+= Nf6 6.Nf3 e4 7.Ne5 +=.

4.e3 a6 5.Bb2 Nc6= 6.g3 d5=+ 7.Bg2 Nf6 8.Nc3 0–0 9.Nf3 b5 10.0–0 e4 11.Ne1 Ng4 12.d4 Bd6 13.Nd5. thedesertfox (1750) – emanzanos, net–chess.com, 2004.

4.e3 Qf6 5.Bb2 Nc6 6.Bc4 Qg6 7.Nf3 Qg2?? 8.Rg1+– Qh3 9.Rg7 Nh6? 10.Ne5 Ne5 11.Be5 d6? 12.Rg3 Qf5 13.Bh8 d5 14.Bd3 Qe6 15.Bh7 d4 16.Qe2 Bd6 17.Rg2 Bd7 18.ed4 Qe2 19.Ke2 0–0–0 20.Be5 Re8 21.Kd3 Be5 22.de5 Rd8 23.Ke3 Ng4 24.Kf4 Nh6 25.c3 Bc6 26.Rg3 Bd7 27.d4 Rh8 28.Be4 Rf8 29.Kg5 Rh8 30.Nd2 f5 31.Bf3 Nf7 32.Kf6 Nh6 33.Kg7 f4 34.Rg6 Rg8 35.Kh6 Rh8 36.Kg5 Be8 37.Rg7 Rf8 38.Bb7 Kd8 39.Rb1 Bd7 40.Bc6! Rf5 41.Kg6 Bc8 42.e6! Be6 43.Rb8 Bc8 44.Bb7 Rf6 45.Kf6 Ke8 46.Rc8# 1–0. Skjoldan,Benjamin – Ivarsson,Daniel, Nordic–ch U20, 2000.

4.e3 Qf6 5.Bb2 Ne7 6.Qc1 (6.Nf3 d6=) 6...Nec6 (6...Nbc6 7.Nc3 d5 8.Nge2+=) 7.Nc3= Nd4?? (better is 7...Qd8=) 8.ed4 Bd4 9.Nce2?? (better is 9.Nf3+–) 9...Bf2 (9...Qf2 10.Kd1 Qf1) 10.Kd1+= Be3?? (better is 10...d6+=) 11.de3?? (better is 11.Nf3 Bh6 12.Be5+–) 11...Qf1–+ 12.Kd2 Qf2?? (better is 12...Qg2 13.Nf3 Qf3 14.Be5 f6 15.Bb8 Rb8–+) 13.Qe1 (worse is 13.Be5 Qg2 14.Nh3 Qh3 15.Bg7 Rg8–/+) 0–1. Fournier,Frederic – calicuselectrus (1720), Active, 2007.

4.e3 Qf6 5.Nc3 Nc6 =.

4.e3 Nf6 5.Bb2 Nc6 6.Nf3 e4 7.Ng5 (7.Ne5 d6 8.Nc6 bc6+=) 7...h6 8.Nh3 d5 9.Nf4 d4 10.Be2 0–0 11.0–0 Qd6 12.Bc4 Bg4 13.Be2 Bf5 14.Bc4 Na5 15.Ba2 Rfd8 16.Qe2 Rac8 17.Qb5 Nc6 18.Qb7 (18.c3!?–/+) 18...Rb8–+ 19.Qf7 Kh8 20.Bd4 (20.ed4 Qf4 21.dc5 Rb2–+) 20...Bd4 21.ed4 Nd4 22.Ng6 Bg6 23.Qg6 Nc2 24.Nc3 Na1 25.Qe4 (25.Bb1 Qd4 26.Be4–+) 25...Ne4 26.Ne4 Qd4 27.Bb1 Rb2 28.Ng3 Nb3 29.d3 Nd2 30.Nf5 Qb6 (30...Qb6 31.Bc2 Nf1–+) 0–1. Yannick – Harijs, playchess.de, 2005.

4.e3 Nf6 5.d4= Bd6 6.Nf3 Nc6 7.Be2 e4= 8.Nfd2 Qc7 9.h3 0–0 10.c4 b6 11.Nc3 Re8 12.Nb5 Qb8 13.Nd6 Qd6 14.Bb2 Bb7 15.0–0 Rac8 16.Re1 a6 17.f4 Ne7 18.a4 Nf5 19.Nf1 Qb4 20.Ba3 Qc3=+ 21.Qc1 Qc1 22.Rec1 d5 23.Rab1 Rc6 24.c5 Ree6 25.g4 Nh4 26.g5?? Nd7+= 27.Bg4 (27...Nf3 28.Kf2+–) 1–0. Mueller,P – Maurer, corr SOK–89–43, 1989.

4.Bb2 d6

5.e3 Nd7 6.Nf3 Ngf6 7.Bb5 (7.d4 ed4 8.ed4 Bb6=) 7...a6 8.Ba4 b5 9.Bb3 h6 (9...e4 10.d4 Bb6 11.Nfd2=) 10.0–0 0–0 11.c4 (11.d4!? ed4 12.ed4=) 11...e4 12.Nd4 Bd4 13.Bd4 Ne5 14.Be5 de5 15.cb5 Bg4 16.Qc2 ab5 17.Nc3 Rc8 18.Qa2 (18.Qb1=) 18...Bf5 (better is 18...Qd3–/+) 19.Nb5+= Nh5 20.g3 (20.a4 Nf6+/–) 20...Bh3 (20...Qd3 21.Nc3 Nf6 22.Rfc1+=) 21.Rfc1 Qf6 22.Bd1 g6 (22...Rc1 23.Rc1 Qg5 24.Nd6+/–) 23.Nc3 Qa6 (23...Qf5 24.Nd5 Qe6 25.Bh5 gh5 26.Rc8 Rc8 27.a4+/–) 24.Be2 (24.Bh5 gh5 25.Qd5 Qd3 26.Ne4 Rc1 27.Rc1 Qa3+–) 24...Qa5 (better is 24...Qa8!?+/–) 25.Ne4+– Ra8 (25...Rc1 26.Rc1 Ra8 27.Bc4 Qa3 28.Bf7 Kg7 29.Qa3 Ra3 30.Bc4+–) 26.Nd6 (26.Rc5 Qd8+–) 26...Qb6 (26...Be6 27.Qc2+–) 27.Qd5 Qb2 (27...Rad8 28.Rc6 Qb2+–) 28.Rcb1 (28.Nf7 Nf6 29.Qe5 Rab8 30.Nh6 Kg7+–) 28...Qc2?? (better is 28...Ra3 29.Nc4 Qa1 (worse is 29...Ra1 30.Nb2 Rb1 31.Nd1=) 30.Na3 Qa3 31.Qe5 Rc8–/+) 29.Bd1 (better is 29.Bh5!? Be6 30.Qe5 gh5+–) 29...Qc7 30.Rb7 Be6 31.Qe6 fe6?? 32.Rc7 Rfd8 33.Nf7 Rd2 34.Bh5 gh5 35.Ne5 Ra5 36.Nc4 Ra3 37.Na3 Rd5 38.Rb1 Rd8 39.Rbb7 Kf8 40.Nb5 Ke8 41.Nd4 Rd6 42.Ne6! (42.Ne6 Rd1 43.Kg2 Rg1 44.Kg1 h4 45.Re7) 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (2050) – pepoxio5 (1940), Echecs21, 2003.

5.e3 Ne7 6.Nf3 0–0 7.d4 ed4 8.ed4 =.

5.e3 Ne7 6.Nf3 a6 7.Be2 0–0 8.0–0 Ng6 9.d3 Nh4 10.Nbd2 Bg4 11.Nh4 Qh4?? (better is 11...Be2 12.Qe2 Qh4+=) 12.Bg4+– f5 13.Bf3 Nc6 14.Bd5 Kh8 15.Nf3 Qh6 16.Bc6 (16.d4!? ed4 17.ed4 Ba7+–) 16...bc6 17.d4 ed4 18.Bd4 Bd4 19.Qd4 c5 (19...d5 20.c4+–) 20.Qh4 (20.Qd5 f4+–) 20...Qg6 (20...Qh4 21.Nh4 g5 22.Nf3+–) 21.Qg5 Qe6 22.Rfc1 Ra7 23.Qf4 Rf6 (23...Rd7 24.Rab1+–) 24.Rd1 Rd7 25.Rab1 Rg6 (25...h6+–) 26.Rb8 (26.Rb8 Qg8 27.Rg8 Kg8 28.Ne5+–) 1–0. Fournier,Frederic – dondidi, kurnik, 2009.

5.e3 Ne7 6.Nf3 h6 7.d4 ed4 8.ed4 Bb6 9.Bd3 0–0 10.0–0 Bg4 11.Nbd2 Nbc6 12.c3 Nd5 (12...d5 13.Re1+=) 13.h3 Bh5 14.c4 Nf4 15.Bc2 (15.Qb3 Qf6 16.c5 A) 16...dc5? 17.dc5 Na5 A1) 18.Bf6?! Nb3 19.Nb3 Bf3= (worse is 19...gf6 20.Be4 Bc7 21.Nfd4+/–); A2) 18.Qc2+–; B) 16...Nd3 17.cb6 Nb2 18.Qb2 ab6 19.Qb6 Rfe8=) 15...d5 (15...Nd4!? 16.Bd4 Bd4–/+) 16.c5+= Bc7 17.Re1 Bg6 (17...Qf6 18.Re3+=) 18.Bg6= fg6 19.Re3 Qf6 20.Qc2 Rae8 21.Rae1 Re3 22.Re3 (22.fe3 Nh5+=) 22...Ne7 23.Re1 Nf5 24.Nf1 Nh4 25.Nh4 Qh4 26.Ng3?? (26.Rb1 Re8 27.Ng3 Re6=) 26...Qg5?? (better is 26...Nh3 27.gh3 Bg3–+) 27.Bc1+= Qf6 28.Be3 h5 29.Ne2 Nh3?? 30.gh3+– Qf3 31.Qg6 Qh3 32.Qg2 Qf5 33.Ng3 Bg3 34.Qg3 Rf6 35.Kf1?? Rg6 36.Qf4 Qh3?? 37.Ke2+– Rf6 38.Qb8 Kh7 39.Qb7 Qf3 40.Kd2 Qe4 41.Qb1 Ra6 42.Qe4 de4 43.Ra1 h4 44.Kc3 Kg6 45.Kb4 Kh5 46.Rg1 g6 47.Rg5 Kh6 48.Re5 g5 49.Bg5 Kg6 50.Bh4 Ra4 51.Ka4 (51.Ka4 e3 52.fe3 Kh6 53.c6 Kg6 54.c7 a6 55.c8Q Kg7 56.Rg5 Kf6 57.Rg8 Kf7 58.Qe8 mate) 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (1695) – Konst_45 (1675), ChessOK.com, 2012.

5.e3 f6 6.Nf3 Ne7 7.d4 Bb6 8.de5 de5 9.Qd8 Bd8 10.Bd3 0–0 11.Nbd2 Nbc6 12.0–0 a6 13.Bc4 Kh8 14.Rfd1 Bc7 15.Ne4 Bg4 16.Be2 Bf3 (16...b6!?=) 17.Bf3+= f5 (better is 17...b5+=) 18.Nd6?? (better is 18.Nc5!? Rfc8 19.Ne6+/– (19.Nb7 Rab8–/+)) 18...Bd6 (better is 18...Rad8!? 19.Nc4 e4+=) 19.Rd6+= e4 20.Be2 Rad8 21.Rad1 Rd6 22.Rd6 Rd8 23.Rd8 Nd8 24.Bc4 Ndc6 25.Be6 h6 26.h4 Kh7 27.g3 g5 28.hg5 hg5 29.Kf1 Kg6 30.Ke2 g4 31.Bc3 a5 32.Kd2 b5 33.Bb2 b4 34.c3 ba3 35.Ba3 Kf6 36.Bd7 Ke5 37.c4 Nb4 38.Bb4 ab4= 39.Kc2 Kd6 40.Be8 Kc5 41.Kb3 Nc8 42.Bd7 Ne7 43.Be6 Kd6 44.Bd5 Kc5 45.Be6 Kd6 46.Bd5 Nd5 47.cd5 Kd5 48.Kb4 Kc6 49.Kc4 Kd6 50.Kd4 Ke6 51.Kc5 Ke5 52.Kc4 Kd6 53.Kd4 Ke6 54.Kc5 Ke5 55.Kc4 Kd6 ½–½. Fournier,Frederic (1745) – leonid_lavrenov (1920), ChessOK.com, 2012.

5.e3 Nf6

6.d4 ed4 7.ed4 Bb6 =.

6.Nf3 0–0 7.Bc4 Nc6 8.0–0 e4 9.Nd4 Nd4 10.ed4 Bb6 11.d3 d5 12.Bb5 Bf5 13.Nd2 Bg6 (13...ed3 14.Bd3 Bd3 15.cd3–/+) 14.Re1 a6 15.Ba4 ed3 16.cd3 Bd3 17.Nf3 Bg6 18.Ne5 Bh5 19.Qd3 Bc7 20.Bc2 Bg6 21.Ng6 fg6 22.Re3? (22.Qh3 Qc8 23.Qc8 Rac8–/+) 22...Ne4 (22...Ng4 23.Rf3 Bh2 24.Kf1–+) 23.f3? (23.Re2 Qh4 24.g3 Qh5 25.Re4 de4 26.Qb3 Kh8 27.Be4 Rae8–/+) 23...Nf6?? (better is 23...Qh4 24.Re4 Qh2 25.Kf1 de4 26.Qb3 Kh8 27.Be4 Rae8–+) 24.Rae1+= Qd6 25.g3 Rfe8 26.Re8 Re8 27.Re8 Ne8 28.Qe3 Nf6 29.Qe5? (better is 29.a4–/+) 29...Qb6–+ 30.Qe7 Qb2 31.Qe6?? (better is 31.Qc7 Qd4 32.Kg2–+) 31...Kf8 32.Qc8 (32.Qe2 Qa3 33.Bd1 Qc3–+) 32...Ne8 33.Ba4 Qd4 34.Kg2 Qa4 0–1. Fournier,Frederic (2055) – mirlotu (1950), Active, 2004.

6.Nf3 Bf5 7.d4 ed4 8.ed4 Bb6 9.Bd3 Bg6 10.0–0 0–0 11.Bg6 hg6 12.c4 Nc6 13.d5 Ne7 14.Re1 Nf5 15.Nbd2 (15.Ra2 Rc8 16.Bf6 Qf6+=) 15...Ng4 (better is 15...Bf2 16.Kf2 Qb6 17.Bd4 Ng4 18.Kf1 Nd4–/+) 16.Ne4+= Re8 17.h3?? (better is 17.Qc2=) 17...Re4–+ 18.hg4 (18.Re4?? Bf2 19.Kh1 Ng3 mate) 18...Rg4 19.Nh2?? (better is 19.Qc2–+) 19...Rg2 (better is 19...Bf2 20.Kf2 Qb6 21.Bd4 Rd4–+ (21...Qd4?! 22.Qd4 Rd4 23.g4 Rd2 24.Kg1–+)) 20.Kg2+– Qh4? 21.Qf3 Qc4 22.Rac1?? Qb5 23.Rb1?? Nh4–+ 24.Kg3 Nf3 25.Kf3 Qb3 26.Kg2 Qd3 27.Nf3 (27.Nf3 Qf5 28.Nh2–+). Fournier,Frederic – Vladimir_Vas, Active (2+0), 2012.

6.Nf3 Bg4 7.Be2 0–0 8.0–0 Nc6 9.h3 Bh5 10.d4 ed4 11.ed4 Bb6 (11...Bf3 12.Bf3 Qb6 13.dc5 Qb2 14.Nd2 dc5 15.Nc4+=) 12.c4 d5 13.c5 Bc7 14.Nbd2 Re8 15.Re1 Bg6 16.Ne5 (16.Qb3 Rb8=) 16...Nd4 17.Ng6 (17.Bd4 Be5 Decoy) 17...Ne2 18.Re2 hg6 19.Nf3 Re2 20.Qe2 Qe8 21.Re1 Qe2 22.Re2 Re8 23.Re8 Ne8 24.Be5 Be5 25.Ne5 Nc7 26.Nd3 Kf8 27.f3 Ke8 28.Kf2 f6 29.Ke3 Kd7 30.Kd4 Kc6 31.Nb4–/+ Kb5 32.Nd5 Ne6 33.Ke4 Nc5 34.Kd4 Ne6 35.Kc3 Kc5 36.Ne7 g5 37.Nf5 a5 38.a4 b5 39.ab5 Kb5 40.Kb3 g6 41.Ne7 Nf4–+ 42.g3 Nh3 43.Ng6 a4 44.Ka3 Kc4 45.f4 g4 46.Ka4 Kd4 47.Nh4 Ke4 48.Kb4 Nf4 49.gf4 Kf4 50.Kc4 Ke4 51.Ng2 f5 52.Kc3 f4 53.Kd2 Kf3 54.Ne1= Kg3 55.Ke2 f3 56.Kf1 Kh2 57.Nf3 gf3 58.Kf2 Kh3 59.Kf3 ½–½. Fournier,Frederic (2010) – vucina (2120), Active (6/0), 2004.

6.Nf3 Bg4 7.Be2 Bf3 8.Bf3 Nc6 9.0–0 0–0 10.d3 Rb8 (10...Qb6 11.Ra2=) 11.Nd2 d5 12.Nb3 b6 (12...Bd6 13.Nd2=) 13.Rb1 d4?? (better is 13...Qd6 14.Nc5 Qc5=) 14.Bc6+– de3 15.Nc5 ef2 16.Rf2 (16.Kh1 bc5 17.Be5 Rb1 18.Qb1 Qe7+–) 16...bc5 17.Be5 (17.Qe2 Qd6 18.Bf3 Rb6+–) 17...Rb1 18.Qb1 Ng4 19.Bg3 Nf2 20.Bf2 Qd6 21.Be4 a6 22.Bg3 Qd4 23.Bf2 Qd6 24.Qd1 c4 25.Qh5 g6? 26.Qa5 cd3 27.Bd3 Ra8 28.Qc3 a5 29.Bd4 Qd7? 30.Bh8 Qa7 31.Kf1 Kf8 32.Qg7 Ke7 33.Qh7 Qe3 34.Qh4 g5 35.Qd4 Qc1 36.Ke2 Qa3 37.Qe5 Kf8 38.Bg7 Kg8+– 39.Qg5 Re8 40.Kd2 (40.Kd2 Qb4 41.Bc3 Kf8 42.Qg7 Ke7 43.Qf6 Kf8 44.Bb4 ab4 45.Bc4 Rd8 46.Qd8 Kg7 47.Qg5 Kf8 48.Qf6 Ke8 49.Qf7 Kd8 50.Be6 b3 51.Qd7) 1–0. Fournier,Frederic – jporcaro, Active, 2004.

4.e3 Nc6

5.Bb2 Qb6 6.Nc3 Qb2 7.Na4 Qa1 8.Qa1 Be7 9.Nf3 d6 10.Be2 Nf6 11.0–0 0–0 12.c4 Bg4 13.d3 e4 (13...Rfd8!?+/–) 14.de4+– Ne4 15.Qb1 Bf3 16.Bf3 Nd2 17.Qb7 Nf1?? (better is 17...Nf3 18.gf3 Rfc8+–) 18.Kf1 (18.Qc6?! Nd2 19.Be2 Rab8+/–; 18.Bc6?! Rab8 19.Qe7 Rb1+–) 18...Rab8 19.Qc6 (worse is 19.Bc6 Rb7 20.Bb7 Rb8–+) 19...Rfc8 20.Qd7 Kf8 (20...Rc4 21.Qa7 Re8 22.Nb6 Rc1 23.Ke2+–) 21.Qa7 Rb3 22.Nb6 Rd8 23.Nd5 Bg5 24.a4 Rb1 25.Ke2 Rb2 26.Ke1 Rb1 27.Bd1 Rc8 (27...Rb2 28.f4 Bh4 29.g3 Rh2 30.gh4+–) 28.c5! dc5 (28...Rc5 29.Qa8 Mate attack; 28...dc5 29.Qd7 Combination) 29.a5 c4 (29...g6 30.Qa6 Rd8 31.Qc4+–) 30.a6 (30.Qa6 Rbb8+–) 30...Ra1 (30...Bd8 31.Qd7 Ba5 32.Ke2+–) 31.Qb7 Rd8 32.f4 Bf6 33.a7 (better is 33.Qb4!? Kg8 34.Qc4 Ra8+–) 33...c3 34.Ke2 Ra7 35.Qa7 Rd5 36.Bb3 Rd2 37.Kf3 Be7 38.Qb8 Rd8 39.Qc7 Rd6 40.Qc3 Kg8 (40...h6 41.Qc4 Ke8 42.Qf7 Kd8 43.Ba4+–) 41.Qc7 Kf8 42.Qc4 (42.Qc4 Ke8 43.Qf7 Kd8 44.Ba4+–) 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (2150) – Gudmarsson,Larus (2150), Chess.com, 2013.

5.Bb2 Nf6 6.c4 0–0 7.Be2 Re8 8.d3 d5 9.Nd2 d4 10.e4 Be6 11.Ngf3 Qd6 12.0–0 Rad8 13.Nb3 Bb6 14.Qc2 h6 15.a4 Qb4?? (better is 15...Ne4 16.a5 Bc7 17.de4 d3+=) 16.Ba3+/– Qc3 (16...Qa4? 17.Bc5 Qb3 18.Qb3 Bc5 19.Qb5+–) 17.Qb1 Na5 18.Na5 Qa5 19.Bb4 Qa6 20.Ne5 Bc7 21.Nf3 Qc6 22.Qb2 Bg4 23.Rfb1 (worse is 23.Nd4 Rd4 24.Qd4 Be2+=) 23...b6 24.a5 (24.Nd4?! Rd4 25.Qd4 Be2+=) 24...b5 25.cb5 Qb5 26.Qa3 Qh5 27.Be7 Bf3+= 28.Bf3 Qh2 29.Kf1 Bd6 30.Bd6 Rd6 31.Rb7 a6 32.Rab1 Rc8 33.Qb3 Re6 34.Rb8 Ree8 35.Rc8 Rc8 36.Ke2 Qc7 37.Ra1 Qc3 38.Qc3+= dc3 39.d4 g5 40.Kd3 g4+/– 41.Bd1 c2+= 42.Bc2 Ne4 43.Ke4 Rc2 44.Ke3 Kg7 45.d5 Rc5 46.Kd4 Rc2 47.Ke3 Rc5 48.Rd1 Ra5 49.d6+/– Re5 50.Kf4 Re8 51.Kg4 a5 52.Kf5+– a4 53.g4 a3 54.f4 a2 55.Ra1 Re2 56.d7 Rd2 57.Ke5 Re2 58.Kd6 Rd2 ½–½. Fournier,Frederic – Mephisto Mondial, Match Active, 2000. (=1.a3 c5 2.b4 e5 3.bc5 Bc5 4.e3 Nc6)

5.c4 d5 6.cd5 Qd5 7.Nc3 =+.

5.c4 Nge7 6.Nc3 (6.Nf3 Nf5=) 6...0–0 7.Qb3 f5 (7...Na5 8.Qb5 d6 9.Nf3+=) 8.Bb2 b6 (8...d6 9.Nf3+=) 9.Na4 Ng6 (9...Qc7 10.Ne2 Ba6 11.d3=) 10.Be2 (10.Nc5 bc5 11.Qd3 Rb8+=) 10...Bb7 11.Qc3 Be7 12.Nf3 Bf6 13.c5 Kh8 (13...e4 14.Qb3 Kh8 15.Ng1–/+) 14.0–0 (14.Qc4!?+=) 14...e4–/+ 15.Nd4 Nd4 16.ed4 Nf4 17.Bc4 d5 18.cd6 Bc6 (18...Qd6 19.Rfc1–+) 19.g3 (better is 19.Qb4–/+) 19...Ba4–+ 20.gf4 Rc8 (20...Qd6?! 21.Qb4 Qd7 22.Ba6–+) 21.Qb4 b5! 22.Bb5 Bb5 23.Qb5 Rb8 (23...Qd6?! 24.Rab1 Qf4 25.Qa6–+) 24.Qd5 (24.Qf5 Rb2 25.Qd5 Qd7–+) 24...Rb2 25.d7 Qe7 26.Rac1 Rd2 27.Qf5 e3 28.d5 Qa3 29.fe3 Qe3 30.Kh1 Qe2 31.Qh3 Rd5 32.Rfe1 Qb5 33.Rc7 Rd2 34.Qf3 Rd7 35.Rcc1 Rd2 (35...Rd2 36.Rcd1 Rd1 37.Rd1 Qf5–+) 0–1. marre (2235) – Kill bill 5 (2540), Rated game, 3m + 0s, 2010.

5.c4 f5 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.d4+= ed4 8.ed4 Bb6 9.Be2 0–0 10.0–0 Bc7 11.d5 Na5 12.d6 Bb6 13.Nc3 Nh5? 14.c5!+– Bc5 15.Qd5 Kh8 16.Qc5 b6 17.Qc7 Qe8 18.Bb5 Qf7 19.Ne5 Qb3 20.Bg5 h6 21.Ng6 Kg8 22.Nf8 Kf8 23.Qd8 Kf7 24.Be2 Qc3 25.Bh5 g6 26.Rae1 gh5 27.Qe8 Kg7 28.Re7# 1–0. pierre – psywar, ChessHere.com, 2005.

5.Ne2 d5 =+.

5.Nf3 e4 6.d4 Be7 =.

5.Qg4 Qf6 =+.

5.c4 Nf6=+

6.Bb2 0–0 7.Nc3 d5 8.cd5=+ Nd5 9.Nf3 a6 10.Ne4= Bd6 11.Nd6 Qd6=+ 12.d4 ed4 13.Nd4= Ne5 14.Be2 b5 15.Nf3 Nc4 16.Bc4+/– bc4 17.Rc1 c3 18.Rc3 Bb7 19.0–0 Rfd8 20.Rd3 Qe7 21.Qb3 Rd6 22.Bd4 Rg6 23.Bc5!+– Qe4?? 24.Qb7 (24…Rg2 25.Kh1+–) 1–0. Gross,Wilhelm – Daconto,Ricardo, corr 3GMM–08, 1997.

6.Bb2 Qb6 7.Nc3 Qb2 8.Na4 Qa3 9.Ra3 Ba3 10.Nf3 d6 (10...e4 11.Ng5+=) 11.Be2 (11.Qa1 Bb4+=) 11...e4 (11...Bb4 12.0–0=) 12.Nd4 Bb4 13.0–0 (13.Qb3 Rb8+=) 13...0–0 14.Nc6 bc6 15.d4 ed3 16.Qd3 ½–½. Krivoshapko,Alexander (2055) – Savostjanov,Igor (2085), Omsk op, 2008.

6.Nc3 0–0 7.Qf3 =+.

6.Nc3 b6 7.Be2 Bb7 8.Nf3 Qe7 9.d4= ed4 10.ed4 Bd6 11.0–0 0–0 12.Bd3 h6 13.Nb5 Bb8 14.Re1+/– Qd8 15.d5 Na5 16.Bd2 a6 17.Ba5 ab5 18.Bb4 Re8 19.Qd2 bc4 20.Bc4 Ng4 21.Qd4 Nf6 22.Bb3 d6 23.Re8 Ne8 24.Bc3 Nf6 25.Nh4 Bc8 26.Bc2 b5 27.Qd3 Ba7 28.Re1 Bc5? 29.h3?? Kf8 30.Bb2 b4 31.ab4 Bb4 32.Re3 Ra5 33.Rf3 Qe8 34.Bf6+/– Qe1 35.Kh2 gf6 36.Qh7 Qe5 37.g3 f5 38.Bf5+– Bb7?? 39.Ng6! (39...fg6 40.Bg6 Qf6 41.Rf6#) 1–0. Mueller,P – Diener,Rudolf, corr SOK–89–43, 1989.

6.Nc3 d5 7.cd5 Nd5 8.Nd5 Qd5 9.d3 –/+.

6.Nf3 0–0 =+.

6.Nf3 Qe7 =+.

4.e3 d5

5.Bb2 Nc6 6.Bb5 Qc7? (6...Bd6) 7.Qh5 Nf6 8.Qe5 Qe5 9.Be5–/+ 0–0 10.Bf6 gf6 11.Nc3 Bf5 12.Nd5 Kg7 13.Nf3 Be4 14.Bc6 bc6 15.Nc7 Rad8 16.Ke2 Bc2 17.d4 Bd6 18.Na6 Ba4 19.Nb4 1–0. Trkn – Mark Mooney, itsyourturn.com, 2001.

5.Bb2 Nc6 6.Bb5 f6 7.d4 ed4 8.ed4 Bd6 =.

5.Bb2 Nc6 A) 6.Be2 Nf6 7.Nf3 e4 8.Ne5 0–0=+; B) 6.Qh5 Bd6 7.f4 Qb6 8.Bc3 d4–/+; C) 6.Ne2 Bg4 7.d4 Qb6 8.Ra2 ed4=+; D) 6.Nf3 D1) 6...Bg4 7.h3 Bf3 8.Qf3 Qb6=; D2) 6...Nf6 7.Ne5 0–0=+ 8.Nd3 Bd6+=; D3) 6...f6 7.d4 Qb6 8.Ra2 ed4=; D4) 6...d4 7.Bb5 Bg4 8.h3 Qb6=; D5) 6...Bd6 7.Bb5 Qc7 8.c4 dc4=.

5.Bb2 Qc7 6.Nf3 Nc6 7.Ne5 Ne5 8.f4 d4 +=.

5.Bb2 Bd6 A) 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.Nb5 Nc6 8.Nd6 Qd6=; B) 6.Be2 Nf6 7.Nc3 Nc6 8.Nf3 e4=+; C) 6.Nf3 Nd7 7.c4 Ngf6 8.c5 Bc7=+; D) 6.f4 ef4 7.ef4 Bf4 8.Bb5 Kf8=+; E) 6.d4 e4 7.c4 dc4 8.Nd2 Nf6=.

5.Bb2 Nd7 A) 6.Nf3 Bd6 7.c4 Ngf6 8.c5 Bc7=+; B) 6.d4 Qb6 7.Bc3 ed4 8.Bd4 Bd4=; C) 6.Bb5 Bd6 7.f4 Qb6 8.Qe2 f6=.

5.d4 Bd6 A) 6.c4 Nf6 7.c5 Bc7 8.Nf3 e4=+; B) 6.Bb2 e4 7.c4 dc4 8.Nd2 Nf6=; C) 6.Nd2 ed4 7.ed4 Nc6 8.Ngf3 Nf6=; D) 6.Bd2 ed4 7.ed4 Nc6 8.Bb5 Nge7=+; E) 6.de5 Be5 7.Ra2 Nc6 8.Nf3 Bg4=.

5.d4 Bd6 6.Nf3 =+.

5.Nf3 e4 A) 6.Ne5 Ne7 7.d4 Bd6 8.Qh5 0–0=+; B) 6.d4 Bd6 7.Ne5 Ne7 8.Qh5 0–0=+; C) 6.Bb5 Bd7 7.Bd7 Nd7 8.Bb2 Ngf6=+; D) 6.Nd4 Nf6 7.Bb5 Bd7 8.Bd7 Nbd7=+.

5.d4 ed4

6.ed4 Bb6 7.Nf3 Nc6 8.Bb5 Nf6 =.

6.ed4 Bd6 7.Nf3=+ Nc6 8.c4 Bg4 =.

6.ed4 Qe7 7.Be2 Bd6 8.Nc3 Qd8 =.

6.ed4 Be7 7.Bd3 Nc6 8.Nf3 Bg4 =.

6.ed4 Qf6 7.Bb5 Bd7 8.Qe2 Ne7 9.c3 Bb6 10.Nf3=+ Bb5 11.Qb5 Qc6 12.Qd3 0–0 13.0–0 Nd7 14.a4 Ba5 15.Bb2 Nb6 16.Ne5 Qc7 17.Qb5 Nc4?? 18.Nc4+/– dc4 19.Nd2 Rac8 20.Nc4 Bc3 21.Bc3 Qc4 22.Qb7?? Rc7–+ (23.Qb1 Qc3–+; 22...Qc3?! 23.Qe7 Qd4 24.Rfd1=) 0–1. Trkn – Pijean, itsyourturn.com, 2001.

6.ed4 Qf6 7.Qe2 Ne7 8.Nf3 Bd4 =.

6.ed4 Qf6 7.Nf3 Bg4 8.Qe2 Kf8 =.

4.e3 e4

5.Bb2 Nf6

6.c4 0–0 A) 7.Nc3 d6 8.d3 Bf5 9.de4 Ne4=; B) 7.d4 Bb6 8.Nd2 Ba5 9.Rc1 d5=; C) 7.Qc2 d6 8.d3 Re8 9.Nc3 Bf5=+; D) 7.d3 d6 8.Nd2 ed3 9.Bd3 Nc6=.

6.c4 b6 A) 7.Nc3 Bb7 8.Nd5 Nd5 9.cd5 Qh4=; B) 7.d3 Bb7 8.de4 Ne4 9.Qg4 Rg8=; C) 7.f3 Bb7 8.fe4 Ne4 9.Qg4 Bf8=; D) 7.d4 Be7 8.Nc3 0–0 9.g4 d5=.

6.c4 Qb6 A) 7.Ra2 0–0 8.d3 Re8 9.Nd2 ed3=; B) 7.Qc2 0–0 8.d3 Re8 9.Nc3 Qa5=; C) 7.Bc3 d5 8.cd5 0–0 9.d4 Bd6=; D) 7.Be5 0–0 8.Nc3 Be7 9.Bd4 Qa5=; E) 7.Bf6 Qf6 8.Nc3 Qe6 9.Nd5 Na6=.

6.c4 d6 A) 7.d4 Bb6 8.Nd2 0–0 9.Ne2 Ba5=; B) 7.Nc3 0–0 8.d3 Bf5 9.de4 Ne4=; C) 7.Qb3 Nc6 8.d4 Bb6 9.Nd2 Ba5=; D) 7.Ra2 0–0 8.d3 Nbd7 9.Nd2 ed3=+; E) 7.d3 Qe7 8.Nd2 ed3 9.Bd3 Nc6=.

6.d3 A) 6...Qb6 A1) 7.Be5 d5 8.Nc3 Nbd7 9.Rb1 Qd8=+; A2) 7.Ra2 d5 8.Nd2 Bf5 9.de4 de4=; A3) 7.Bc3 d5 8.Nd2 Nbd7 9.Ne2 0–0=+; A4) 7.Qc1 d5 8.Nd2 Nbd7 9.Rb1 Qe6=; A5) 7.Bf6 Qf6 8.d4 Bb6 9.Qg4 Qg6=; B) 6...d5 7.de4 Qb6 8.Bf6 Qf6 9.c3 de4=; C) 6...0–0 C1) 7.de4 Ne4 8.Nc3 Qb6 9.Ne4 Qb2=+; C2) 7.Ne2 d5 8.de4 Ne4 9.Nbc3 Nc3=+; C3) 7.Nd2 d5 8.c4 d4 9.ed4 Bd4=+; C4) 7.Be2 d5 8.de4 Qb6 9.Bf6 Qf6=+; C5) 7.c4 d6 8.Nd2 Bf5 9.Bf6 Qf6=.

6.d4 Qb6 A) 7.Bc3 Be7 8.d5 0–0 9.Ne2 d6=; B) 7.Ra2 Be7 8.d5 d6 9.Bd4 Qa5=+; C) 7.Bc1 Be7 8.c4 0–0 9.Nc3 Qc7=+; D) 7.Qc1 Be7 8.c4 0–0 9.Nc3 Qa5=.

6.d4 Bb6 A) 7.Nd2 d5 8.Be2 0–0 9.c4 Nc6=+; B) 7.c4 0–0 8.Nd2 d5 9.Rc1 Be6=; C) 7.d5 Ba5 8.Nd2 d6 9.Ne2 Nd5=.

6.d4 Bd6 A) 7.Ne2 Qa5 8.Bc3 Qf5 9.Ng3 Bg3=; B) 7.d5 0–0 8.Nd2 Re8 9.Nh3 Be5=; C) 7.Nc3 0–0 8.d5 Be5 9.Qd2 d6=; D) 7.c4 Bc7 8.Nc3 0–0 9.Nge2 Ba5=; E) 7.Nd2 Be7 8.c4 d5 9.Qb3 dc4=.

6.d4 Be7 A) 7.d5=+ Qb6 8.Ra2 d6 9.Bd4 Qa5=+; B) 7.Nd2 Qa5 8.Ne2 d5 9.c4 dc4=; C) 7.Bc3 d5 8.Bb4 0–0 9.Nd2 Bg4=+; D) 7.Be2 Qa5 8.Bc3 Qg5 9.g4 Qh4=+; E) 7.c4 0–0 8.d5 d6 9.Ne2 Nbd7=.

6.Bf6!? Qf6 7.Nc3= Qf5 8.f3 d5 9.Bb5 Nc6 =+.

6.d4 ed3

7.cd3 0–0 8.Nd2 d5 9.Rc1 Bd6 =.

7.cd3 0–0 8.d4 A) 8...Qb6 9.Qc2= Be7=; B) 8...Be7 9.d5 Qb6=.

7.cd3 Na6 8.d4 Qb6 9.Bc3 Be7 =.

7.cd3 Qb6 8.Qc2 0–0 9.Bf6 Qf6 =.

7.cd3 Nc6 8.Qf3 Be7 9.Nd2 d5 =.

7.cd3 d5 8.Nf3 Nc6 9.Be2 0–0 10.0–0= d4 11.Qc2 Qd6 12.e4 Ne5 13.Nbd2 Nf3 14.Nf3 Qb6? 15.Nd2?? Be6= 16.Bd1 Rac8=+ 17.Qa4?? Qb2–+ 18.Nb3 Bb3 19.Bb3 Qe2 20.Ra2 Qd3 21.Bc2 Qc3 (22.e5 d3 23.Bd3 Qe5–+) 0–1. Trkn – oohay, itsyourturn.com, 2001.

7.cd3 d6 8.d4 Bb6 9.Bb5 Bd7 =.

7.Bd3 d5 8.Nf3 0–0 9.0–0 Nc6 =.

3.e4 Nf6

4.Bb2 cb4 5.ab4 Bb4 6.Be5 Qe7 (< 6...Ne4 7.Qg4 d5 8.Qg7+/–) 7.Bf6 Qe4 8.Qe2 Qe2 9.Ne2 gf6 =.

4.Nc3 cb4 5.ab4 Bb4 6.Bc4 Qc7 7.Bb3 (7.Bd3!?–/+) 7...Bc3–+ 8.dc3 Ne4 9.Ne2 0–0 10.0–0 d6 11.Ng3 Nc5 (11...Qc3?! 12.Ra3 Qc6 13.Bd5+=) 12.Bd5 Nc6 13.f4 Be6 14.f5 Bd5 15.Qd5 Ne7 16.Qf3 f6 17.Qg4 d5 18.Bh6 Rf7 19.Nh5 Nc6 20.Be3 b6 21.Rf3 (21.Bc5 bc5 22.Rfd1 Rd8–+) 21...Kf8 (21...Na5!? 22.Rd1 Rd8 23.Kh1–+) 22.Rh3 Ke8 (better is 22...Na5!?–+) 23.Ng3 h6 24.Nh5 Ne4 (24...Kf8!? 25.Bc5 bc5 26.c4–+) 25.c4–/+ Ng5 26.Bg5 fg5 (worse is 26...hg5 27.Ng7 Rg7 28.Rh8 Ke7 29.Ra8+/–) 27.cd5 Nd4 28.Qe4 Nf5 (28...Rf5 29.d6 Qc8 30.Ng7 Kd8 31.Rh6+– (worse is 31.Nf5 Nf5 32.d7 Qc5 33.Kh1 Rb8 34.Qf5 a5+–); 28...Nc2?! 29.Rc1 Rc8 30.Rf3=) 29.Rd1 Rd8 30.Kh1 g6 31.Ng3 Nh4 32.Ne2 Qd6 33.Rhd3 Kf8 34.Nc3 Kg7 35.Qe2 Nf5 36.Ne4 Qb4 37.c3 Qe7 38.d6 Qe6 39.Rd5 Rfd7 40.Qd2 a5 41.c4 Rf7 42.c5 Nd4 43.Rd4 ed4 44.Qd4 Kh7 45.c6 Rf4 46.c7? Rdf8–+ 47.h3?? Re4 48.Qe4 Qe4 49.d7 Rf2 50.Rg1 Rf3! (50...Rf3 51.gf3 Qf3 52.Kh2 Qf4 53.Kh1 Qc7–+) 0–1. Breslavska,G (2200) – Orlyanskaya,D (2050), ch–UKR w, Evpatoria UKR, 2009. (=1.e4 c5 2.a3 e5 3.b4)

4.Nc3 cb4 5.ab4 Bb4 6.Qf3 –/+.

4.Nc3 d5 5.ed5 (5.Bb5 Bd7 6.Bd7 A) < 6...Kd7 7.Nd5 (< 7.ed5 cb4 8.ab4 Bb4=) 7...cb4 8.Nb4+=; B) 6...Nbd7?! 7.Nd5 Nd5 8.ed5=; C) 6...Qd7 7.Nd5 Nd5 8.ed5 Qd5=+) 5...cb4=+ 6.ab4 Nd5 7.Ra5 Be6 8.Nd5 Bd5 9.c4 Be6 10.Re5 Bd6 11.Re4 0–0 12.Rd4?? Nc6–+ 13.Re4 Nb4 14.Ba3? a5 15.Nf3? Qb6 16.Qb1? Rfe8?? 17.Qb3?? Bf5–+ 18.Re8 Re8 19.Be2 Nc2 20.Qc2 Bc2 21.0–0 Ba3 22.Re1 0–1. rookie2 – BLACKBEARD, ChessWorld.net, 2004.

4.d3 cb4!? 5.ab4 Bb4 6.c3 Be7 –/+.

4.d3 Nc6 5.c3+= a6 6.Be3 c4 (6...d5!? 7.bc5 d4 8.cd4 ed4+=) 7.f3 d5 8.dc4 de4 9.Nd2 ef3 10.Ngf3 Bd6 11.c5 Bb8 (11...Bc7 12.Bc4=) 12.Nc4 Nd5 13.Qd2 Be6 14.Ng5 Ne3 15.Qd8 Nd8 16.Ne3 Bc7 17.Bc4 Bc4 18.Nc4 f6 19.Ne4 Nf7 20.0–0–0 Ke7 21.Ned6 (21.Ncd6!? Bd6 22.cd6 (worse is 22.Nd6 Nd6 23.Rd6 Rhd8=) 22...Kd7 23.c4+=) 21...Bd6= 22.cd6 Ke6 23.Nb6 Rad8 (23...Nd6!? 24.Na8 Ra8=) 24.d7+= e4 25.Rd4 f5 26.Rhd1 h5 27.Nc4 (27.Na4 Ke7+/–) 27...Ke7 28.Rd5 Ke6 29.Na5 Rb8 30.c4 Rhd8 (30...h4 31.c5+/–) 31.c5+– Ne5 32.Rd6 White prepares the advance c6 (better is 32.Re5!? Ke5 33.c6+–) 32...Ke7+/– 33.Rb6 (better is 33.R1d5 Nf7 34.Rb6 Rd7 35.Nc6 bc6 36.Rd7 (36.Rb8?? Rd5 37.Rb7 Kf6–+) 36...Kd7 37.Rb8+/–) 33...Nd3?? (better is 33...Rd7 34.Rd7 Kd7+=) 34.Rd3!+– ed3 35.c6 Kd6 36.Rb7 Rb7? (36...Ra8+–) 37.Nb7 Kc6 38.Nd8 Kd7 39.Nf7 Ke6 40.Ng5 Kd5 41.Kd2 Kc4 42.Ne6 (42.Ne6 Kb3 43.Kd3 Ka3 44.Kc4+–) 1–0. Kenyon,Scott (1875) – Foord,Dominic (1805), BCF–chT4a, 2005. (=1.e4 c5 2.a3 e5 3.b4 Nf6)

4.Nf3 cb4!? 5.ab4 Bb4–/+ (worse is 5...Ne4 6.Qe2 d5 7.Nc3+=).

4.Nf3 Qc7 5.Bb2 (5.Nc3 Nc6 6.Nd5 Nd5 7.ed5 Ne7=) 5...Nc6= 6.Nc3 Nd4 (6...cb4!? 7.ab4 Nb4=) 7.Nb5+= Nb5 8.Bb5 cb4 (8...Bd6!?+=) 9.Be5+/– Qb6 10.Qe2 (better is 10.a4+/–) 10...Be7? (better is 10...ba3 11.0–0 Be7+=) 11.ab4+– 0–0 12.Bd4 Qc7 13.c3 d6 14.0–0 (14.Ra7 Ra7 15.Ba7 b6–/+; 14.Ba7 b6–/+) 14...Bg4 15.Qe3 (15.Ba7 b6 16.Bb6 Qb6+=) 15...a6 16.Bb6 Qc8 17.Ba4 Nd7 18.Bd4 f6 (18...Qc7 19.Ng5+–) 19.Bb3 Kh8 20.Nh4 (better is 20.h3 Bh5 21.Nh4+–) 20...Re8?? (20...Ne5+–) 21.f3 Bh5 (21...Nc5 22.bc5 (22.fg4?! Nb3 23.Rab1 Nd4 24.Qd4 Qg4+/–) 22...dc5 23.fg4 Qg4 24.Rf4+–) 22.g4 g5 (22...Nc5 23.Bd5 Bg4 24.fg4 Ne6+–) 23.Qg5 1–0. Vila Cairo,Gerard (1985) – Asensio Gil,Jesus (1905), Obert de la Delegacio de Tarragona. Mem, 2016. (=1.e4 c5 2.a3 e5 3.b4 Nf6)

2...c6

3.Bb2 f6 4.e4 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.e4 c6 4.a3).

3.c4 h6 4.e3 (4.Bb2 d6=) 4...Nf6 5.Bb2 d6 6.Nf3 g6 (6...e4 7.Nd4=) 7.h3 (7.Be2 Bg7+=) 7...Bg7 (7...e4 8.Nd4=) 8.Be2 (8.Nc3 0–0=) 8...0–0 (8...e4 9.Nd4=) 9.0–0 b6 (9...e4 10.Nd4=) 10.Re1. divergence (1735) – gurvinder372, internet, 2007.

3.e3 d5 4.Bb2 Bd6 5.Nf3 =.

3.e3 Be7 4.Bb2 (4.Nf3 A) 4...d5 5.Ne5 (5.Bb2 Nd7 6.Ne5 Ngf6 7.Nd3 0–0 8.Be2 a5 9.Bd4) 5...Nf6 6.Nc3 Nbd7 7.Nf3 0–0 8.Be2 a5 9.b5; B) 4...Nf6 5.Ne5 d5 6.Nc3 0–0 7.Nf3 Nbd7 8.Be2 a5 9.b5; C) 4...e4 5.Nd4 Nf6 6.Nc3 0–0 7.Be2 d6 8.Bb2 c5 9.Nb3) 4...Bf6 (4...d6 5.Nc3= (5.Nf3 Nf6 6.Nc3 0–0 7.Bc4 Nbd7 8.0–0 d5 9.Be2) 5...Nf6 6.Nf3 0–0 7.Bd3 Nbd7 8.0–0 d5 9.Be2; 4...Nf6 5.Be5 d5 6.Nc3 Nbd7 7.Bd4 a5 8.Nf3 0–0 9.Rb1; 4...d5 5.Be5 (5.Nf3 Nd7 6.Ne5 Ngf6 7.Nd3 0–0 8.Be2 a5 9.Bd4) 5...Nf6 6.Nc3 Nbd7 7.Bf4 a5 8.Bd3 0–0 9.Nf3; 4...c5 5.Nf3 (5.Be5 Nf6 6.bc5 Nc6 7.Bd6 Ne4 8.Nc3 Nd6 9.cd6; 5.bc5 Nc6 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.Ne5 Bc5 8.Ng4 Be7 9.Nf6) 5...Nf6 6.Be5 Nc6 7.bc5 Ne5 8.Ne5 Bc5 9.Nc3) 5.d4 (better is 5.Nf3!?+/– d6 6.Nc3 d5 7.g3 Ne7 8.Bg2 0–0 9.0–0) 5...ed4= (5...e4 6.Nc3 d5 7.f3 Bg5 8.fe4 Nf6 9.Nf3) 6.Bd4 d5 (6...a5 7.b5 Nh6 8.Nc3 Nf5 9.Bf6) 7.Nf3 Bg4 (7...Nh6 8.Bd3 0–0 9.0–0) 8.Be2 Nd7 9.0–0 Ne7 10.Nbd2 Bd4 11.Nd4 Be2 12.Qe2 0–0 13.c4 Ne5 14.Rfd1 Qb6 ½–½. Bott,Hans Joachim – Klein,Klaus, Baden–ch HT1, 1994. Known even as „Botterill,George S – Klein,K, Hockenheim, 1994".

3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 d6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.a3 d6 4.e3 c6).

3.e4 Nf6 =.

3.Nf3 d6 =.

3.Nf3 e4 4.Nd4 =+.

3.Nf3 f6 4.Nc3 d5 5.e3 Qe7 6.b5 Qe6 7.a4 e4 8.Nh4?? f5?? 9.Qh5 Qf7 10.Qg5? Be7–+ 11.Qg3 Qf6 12.bc6? Nc6–+ 13.Bb5 Qh6 14.Bc6? bc6–+ 15.0–0 Bh4 16.Qc7 Ne7 17.Ba3 f4 18.Qe7 Be7 19.Be7 Ke7 20.ef4 Qf4 21.g3 Qf3 22.Rae1 (22...Bh3 23.Nd5 cd5 24.Re4 de4 25.d4 Qg2; 22.Ra3 Kd8 23.Nb1–+). crystal palace – athar, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

3.Bb2 Qc7

4.d3 d5 5.Nf3 e4 6.de4 de4 7.Nfd2 Bf5 8.e3 Qe7 9.Bc4 b5 10.Be2 Nf6 11.Nc3 (better is 11.c4+=) 11...g6? (better is 11...a5!?=) 12.0–0 (better is 12.g4!? Bg4 13.Bg4 Ng4 14.Qg4+–) 12...Bg7+/– 13.Rb1 (13.g4!? Be6 14.g5+/–) 13...0–0 14.f3 (better is 14.g4!? Be6 15.Nce4 Ne4 16.Bg7 Kg7 17.Ne4+=) 14...ef3–/+ 15.Bf3 Qe3 16.Kh1 a6 (16...Rd8 17.Nc4 Qe8 18.Nd2–/+) 17.Re1+= Qf2 18.Re2 Qa7 19.Nde4 Ne4 20.Ne4 Be4 21.Be4 f5 22.Bf3 Qb6?? (22...Bb2!? 23.Rb2 Qf7+=) 23.Bg7 (23.Bd5 Kh8 24.Bg7 Kg7 25.Re7 Kf6 26.Qe1+–) 23...Kg7+= 24.Qd3 a5?? (24...Qd8 25.Qb3=) 25.Rbe1 (25.Re7 Kh6 26.Qd2 f4 27.Qe1+–) 25...Rf7 26.Qc3 Kg8?? (better is 26...Kh6+=) 27.Re8 Rf8 28.Rf8 Kf8 29.Qf6 Kg8 30.Re8 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (1720) – 64square, 5min+4s chess16.com, 2008.

4.Nf3 d6 5.e3 Nf6 6.c4 Nbd7 7.d3 Be7 8.Be2 0–0 9.0–0 a5 10.Nbd2 Re8 11.Qc2 Bf8 12.Rfe1 b6 13.Rac1 Bb7 14.b5 cb5 15.cb5 Qc2 16.Rc2 Rec8 17.Rec1 Rc2 18.Rc2 Rc8 19.Rc8 Bc8 20.a4 (20.Nc4!?+=) 20...Nc5+= 21.Bd1 (21.d4!? Na4 22.de5 Nb2 23.ef6+=) 21...Nd3–/+ 22.Ba3 Bb7 23.Bc2 Nb4 24.Bb3 Nd7 25.Nc4 (25.Bb4 ab4 26.Bc2 Nc5–/+) 25...g6 (25...Bf3 26.Bb4 ab4 27.gf3–/+) 26.Nfd2 d5 27.Nb2 Bc5 28.Bb4 Bb4 29.Nd3?? (better is 29.Nf1–+) 29…Bd2 0–1. Fournier,Frederic (1950) – SHILENITO (1740), Active, 2011.

3.Bb2 d6

4.c4 a5 5.b5 cb5 6.cb5 Be6 7.a4 (7.d4 e4 8.d5 Bf5+=) 7...Ne7 8.Nc3 Ng6 9.e3 Be7 10.Nf3 Nd7 11.Be2 b6 (11...d5 12.0–0=) 12.0–0 0–0 13.d4 e4 (13...Rc8 14.d5 Bf5 15.e4+=) 14.Nd2 (better is 14.Ne4!? d5 15.Ned2+/–) 14...d5= 15.f3 Nf6 (better is 15...ef3!? 16.Bf3 Nf6=) 16.fe4+/– Bb4 17.ed5 (17.e5 Bc3 18.Bc3 Ne4+/–) 17...Nd5 (better is 17...Bc3!? 18.Bc3 Nd5=) 18.Nd5+/– Bd5 19.Bf3 Re8 20.Bd5 Qd5 21.e4 Qg5 (21...Qd8!?+=) 22.Nc4+/– Re4 23.Nb6 (23.Qf3!? Qe7 24.Nb6+/–) 23...Rae8+= 24.Qb3 (24.Qf3 Nf4+=) 24...Nf4= 25.g3 (25.Qf3 Re2 26.Ba3 Rg2 27.Kh1 Bd2–+) 25...Ne2 Attacking the isolated pawn on d4 (25...Re3 26.Qc4 Rg3 27.Kh1–+) 26.Kh1= Ng3?? (better is 26...Qg6 27.Nd5 Nd4 28.Bd4 Rd4 29.Nb4 Rb4=) 27.Qg3+– Rg4 28.Qf2 f6 29.Rg1 Bd6 30.Rg4 Qg4 31.Rg1 Qe4 32.Qg2 Qb1 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (2085) – bvmgr (1985), Active, 2004.

4.c4 Be6 5.e3 (5.d4 ed4 6.Qd4 Nf6=) 5...Nd7 (5...Nf6 6.d4 Nbd7 7.Nd2=) 6.Nf3 Ngf6 7.Be2 h6 (7...Be7 8.0–0=) 8.Nc3 (8.0–0 Be7=) 8...Be7 (8...Qe7 9.d4+=) 9.Qc2 (9.d4 0–0=) 9...d5 10.cd5 cd5 (< 10...Nd5 11.Nd5 Bd5 12.e4+/–) 11.Rc1 Rc8 12.Qb1 (12.Qa4 a6=) 12...0–0 13.0–0 Bd6 (13...Bg4 14.Qa2 e4 15.Nd4 Be2 16.Nce2=) 14.Nb5 Rc1 (14...Qb6 15.Nd6 Qd6 16.d4+=) 15.Rc1 Bb8 16.Qa1 (16.Qc2 Bg4=) 16...a6 (16...d4 17.ed4 e4 18.Ne1=) 17.Nc3 e4 (17...Qe7 18.d3=) 18.Nd4 Nb6 (18...Be5 19.d3=) 19.g3 (19.d3 Qd6 20.g3 Rc8=) 19...h5 (19...Bg4 20.Bg4 Ng4 21.f3 Nh2 22.fe4–/+) 20.a4 (20.d3 Bg4=) 20...Bh3 (20...Bg4 21.f3 ef3 22.Bf3=) 21.d3 ed3 22.Bd3 Nc4 23.Nce2 Nb2 24.Qb2 Qd7 25.b5 h4 26.Qc2 hg3 27.hg3 ab5 28.ab5 g6 29.Nf3 Kg7 30.Qc3 Qg4 31.Ne5 Be5 32.Qe5+= Qf3 33.Nf4 Rh8 34.Be2+– Qe4 35.Qe4 de4 36.Nh3 Rh3 37.Kg2 Rh8 38.Rc7 Rd8 39.Rb7 Rd2 40.Bc4 Ng4 41.Rf7+– Kh6 42.Kf1 Ne5 43.Rc7 Rb2 44.Bd5 Nf3 45.Rc5?? Rb1= 46.Kg2 Ne1 47.Kh3+/– Nd3 48.Rc2 Rb5+= 49.Be4 Rh5 50.Kg4 Rg5 51.Kf3 Ne1 52.Ke2 Nc2 53.Bc2 Kg7 54.Kf3 Kf6 55.Kg2 Rc5 56.Be4 Rc4 57.Bd5 Rc2 58.Be4 Ra2 59.Bd5 Rb2 60.Be4 Ra2 61.Bd3 Ra3 62.Bc4 Rc3 63.Bd5 Ra3 64.Kh3 Ra5 65.e4 g5? 66.Kg4 Ra1 67.f4 gf4 68.gf4 Re1 69.Kf3 Rf1 70.Ke3 Re1 71.Kd4?? Rd1 72.Ke3 Re1 73.Kf2 Ra1 74.Bc4 Ra3 75.Be2 Rc3 76.Bf3 Rb3 77.Kg3 Rb5 78.Kg4 Ra5 79.Be2 Rc5 80.Bd3 Ra5 81.Bc4 Ke7 82.e5 Ra4 83.Bd5 Rd4 84.Bb3 Rb4 85.Bc2 Rc4 86.Bh7 Rc1 87.Kf5 Re1 88.Bg8 Kf8 89.Bd5 Ke7 90.Bf3 Re3 91.Bg4 Re1 92.Kg5 Re4 93.e6 Re1 94.Bh3?? Rh1= 95.Bg4 Rf1?? 96.f5+– Rf2 97.Bh3 Rf3= 98.Bg4 Rf1 (98...Rf2 99.Kg6 Rf1+–) ½–½. Skulsky,Ian – Macskasy,Elod, Vancouver, 1987.

4.c4 Be7 5.Qc2 (5.e4 a5=) 5...Nh6 (5...a5 6.b5=) 6.d4 (6.Nf3 f5=) 6...ed4 7.Bd4 0–0 8.e3 Bf5 (8...Nf5 9.Bc3=) 9.Bd3 (9.Qb2 f6=) 9...Bd3 10.Qd3 Nd7 (10...d5 11.Nf3=) 11.Nf3 Ne5 12.Be5 (12.Qe2 c5 13.Bc3 Qc7=) 12...de5 13.Qd8 Rfd8 14.Nbd2 a5 15.Rb1 (15.b5 cb5 16.cb5 Rac8=) 15...ab4=+ 16.ab4 Ra2 17.Ke2 (17.c5!?=+) 17...e4–/+ 18.Nd4 Nf5! 19.Rhd1? (19.Nf5 Rdd2) 19...Nd4–+ 20.ed4 Rd4 21.Ke1 (21.b5 Bg5 22.bc6 Rdd2 (22...Bd2?! 23.cb7 Bf4 24.Ke1 Rd1 25.Rd1=+) 23.Rd2 Rd2 (23...Bd2?! 24.cb7 Bf4 25.Ke1=) 24.Ke1 bc6–+) 21...g6 22.c5 Ra4 23.b5 Bc5 24.bc6 bc6 25.Nb3 Rd1 26.Rd1 Bb4 27.Kf1 c5 28.Rc1 f5 29.Nc5 Bc5 30.Rc5–/+ Ra2 31.Rc7 Ra1 32.Ke2 Rh1 33.h3 Rh2 34.Kf1= Rh1 35.Ke2 Ra1 36.g3 Ra6 37.h4 Rf6 38.Ke3 Rf7 39.Rc3 Kg7 40.f3 ef3 41.Kf3 Kh6 42.Kf4 Kh5 43.Rc5 Re7 44.Kf3 Re4 45.Rb5 Ra4 46.Rc5 h6 47.Rb5 Ra3 48.Kg2 g5 49.hg5 Kg5 50.Rb4 Re3 51.Ra4 Re4 52.Ra8 ½–½. Neubert,Fritz – Fritsch,Wolfgang, corr DDR–ch M805, 1986.

4.c4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Be7 6.e3 0–0 7.Nf3 a5 8.Be2 Bf5 (8...e4 9.Nd4+=) 9.0–0= h6 (9...ab4 10.ab4 Ra1 11.Qa1=) 10.d4 Qc7 11.Re1 (11.b5 Nbd7=) 11...Nbd7 (11...e4 12.Nd2=) 12.b5 Rfe8 13.Rc1 Bg6 (13...Rac8 14.Nh4 Bh7 15.Qa4=) 14.Nd2 (14.Nh4 Bh7=) 14...Bf8 (14...Rac8 15.Bf3=) 15.a4 Rac8 16.Bf3 ed4 17.ed4 Re1 18.Qe1 Re8 19.Qd1 (19.Qf1 c5=) 19...Be7 (19...Qb6 20.Qb3 Qd4 A) 21.bc6?? Qd2 22.Ne4 Be4 (worse is 22...Ne4 23.cd7 Qf2 24.Kh1–+; worse is 22...Re4 23.Be4 Nc5 24.Rd1 Nb3 25.Rd2 bc6 26.Rd3 Ne4 27.Rb3–+) 23.cd7 Nd7–+; B) 21.Nce4=) 20.Ne2 Bd8 21.Bc3 d5 (21...Bd3 22.Ng3+=) 22.bc6 (22.c5 cb5 23.ab5 b6+=) 22...bc6 (worse is 22...Qc6 23.Nf4+/–) 23.g3 (23.Nb3 Qa7+=) 23...Qd6= 24.Nf4 Be4 25.Ne4 Ne4 26.cd5 cd5 27.Rc2 ½–½. Simmelink,Joop (2240) – Teverovski,Bogoljub (2015), FICGS, 2016.

4.c4 Nf6 5.d4 e4 6.Nc3 =.

4.c4 Nf6 5.d4 e4 6.d5 =.

4.d3 g6 (4...Nf6 5.e4+=) 5.e4= Bg7 6.Nf3 (6.Nd2 Ne7=) 6...Be6 (6...f5 7.Nc3=) 7.c4 (7.d4 ed4 8.Nd4 Nf6+=) 7...a5 (7...f5 8.Be2=) 8.Be2 (8.d4 Nf6 9.Bd3 ed4 10.Nd4 ab4 11.ab4 Ra1 12.Ba1 Na6=) 8...Nh6 (8...ab4 9.ab4 Ra1 10.Ba1=) 9.0–0 (9.d4 ed4 10.Bd4 Bd4 11.Qd4 0–0+=) 9...0–0 (9...f5 10.Nbd2=) 10.Nbd2 (10.d4 f5 11.Nbd2 fe4 12.Ne4 Bf5=) 10...f5 (10...Qb6 11.Qb3=) 11.d4 Nd7 (11...fe4 12.Ne4 Bf5 13.Ng3=) 12.ef5 (12.Re1 Qf6+=) 12...Bf5 (12...Nf5 13.de5 Ne5 14.Qc2=) 13.de5 de5 (13...Ne5 14.Bd4=) 14.Nb3 (14.Re1 Nf7+=) 14...a4 (14...b6=) 15.Nc5 (better is 15.Na5!? Qc8 16.c5+= (worse is 16.Qa4 b6+=)) 15...Nc5+= 16.bc5 Re8 17.Qd8 (17.Bc3 Qe7+=) 17...Rad8 (worse is 17...Red8 18.Be5 (18.Ne5? Rd2 19.Bc3 Re2–+) 18...Be5 19.Ne5+=) 18.Nh4?? (better is 18.Bd1+=) 18...Rd2–+ 19.Nf5 Nf5 (19...Rb2?! 20.Nd6 Rd8 21.Bf3+=; 19...Re2?! 20.Ng7 Kg7 21.Rab1=) 20.Bd1 Rb2 21.Ba4 e4 22.Rab1 (22.g4 Nh4 23.Rab1 Rf8 24.Rb2 Bb2–+) 22...Rb1 (22...e3 23.fe3 Ne3 24.Rb2 Bb2 25.Rb1–+) 23.Rb1 Re7 24.Bd1 (24.Bb3 Bd4–+) 24...Bd4 Black plans e3 25.a4 (25.Be2 Bc5 26.a4 b6–+) 25...e3 26.fe3 Bc5 0–1. Sapareva,Magdalena – Kostov,Nikolay, 184th MGU Sofia, 2017.

4.e3 Nf6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.a3 d6 4.e3 c6).

4.e4 Be7 5.Nf3 (5.d4 ed4 6.Bd4 Nf6=) 5...Nf6 6.d4 ed4 (6...Ne4 7.de5 d5 8.Bd3=) 7.Qd4 0–0 (7...Be6 8.Ng5=) 8.Bd3 c5 9.bc5 (9.Qc3 d5=) 9...Nc6 10.Qa4 (10.Qc3 dc5 11.0–0 Re8=) 10...dc5 11.e5 Nd5 (11...Qe8 12.Qf4=) 12.0–0 Be6 (12...Nd4 13.Nd4 Nb6 14.Qa5 cd4 15.Rd1+=) 13.Qe4+= g6 14.Nc3 (14.Rd1 Qe8+=) 14...Nc3 (14...Qd7 15.Nd5 Bd5 16.Qf4=) 15.Bc3+= Bf5 (15...Qd5 16.Qf4+=) 16.Qf4 Bd3 17.Rfd1 (< 17.cd3 Qd3 18.Rac1 Rfd8=+) 17...Bc2 18.Rd8 Rad8 19.Rc1 Bf5 20.Qh6 Be6 (20...Rd3 21.Ng5 Bg5 22.Qg5=) 21.Ng5= Bg5 22.Qg5 Rd3 (22...Rd5 23.Qf6=) 23.h3 (23.f3 Rfd8=) 23...b5 24.Bb2 c4 25.Qf6 Re8 26.Rc3 Nd4 27.Kh2 Rd1 28.Bc1 a5=+ 29.Bg5 h5 30.Rc1 Rd3 31.Rb1 Rb8 32.Bh6 Nf5=+ 33.Bg5 h4 34.Bc1 Rd1 35.Qg5 c3 36.Qf4 c2 37.Rb2 Nd4 (38.Qe3 Rc8–+) 0–1. Baer,Werner – Blankenburg,Bruno, TT–15 ETC, 2005.

4.e4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Be7 6.d4 ed4 7.Qd4 0–0 8.Nf3 Bg4 9.Be2 Nbd7 10.h3 Bh5 11.0–0 Re8 12.Rfe1 Qb6 13.g4 (13.Rad1 Qd4 14.Rd4 b5=) 13...Bg6= 14.g5 Nh5 15.Bc1 f6 16.h4 Ne5 17.Qb6 Nf3 18.Bf3 ab6 19.Bg4 fg5 20.hg5 Rf8 21.Be6 Kh8 22.Bf5 (22.a4 Nf4 23.Bf5 Bg5 24.Bg6 hg6=) 22...Bf5= 23.ef5 Rae8 24.b5 Rf5 25.bc6 (25.Rb1!? Rf3 26.Na4=) 25...bc6–/+ 26.Rb1 Kg8 (better is 26...b5–/+) 27.Rb6+= Rc5 28.Na2 (28.Rb3 Kf7 29.f4 Rf5=) 28...Kf8 29.g6 hg6 30.Nb4 Rc8 31.Re6 Rc4 32.Rb7 (< 32.Rg6 c5 33.Nd5 Rc2=+) 32...Re8 33.Be3 Nf6 34.Ba7 g5 35.a4 (35.Be3 d5 36.Rc6 Rc6 37.Nc6 Ba3 38.Bg5 Ne4=) 35...Kf7 36.Re3 Ng4 37.Re2 Ne5 38.a5 Kg6 39.Bb8 Rg4 40.Kf1 Rh8 41.Re3 Bf6 42.a6 (42.Bd6?! Nc4 43.Rd3 Na5=) 42...Rh1 43.Ke2 Rgg1 44.Nd3 Nd3 45.Rd3 Re1= 46.Kd2 Ra1 47.Bd6?? Ra6 48.Ra3 Ra3 49.Ba3 Bd4 50.Rc7 Bf2 51.Ke2 Bd4 52.Rc6 Kf5 53.Bc5 Rh2 54.Kd3 Be5 55.Bg1 Rg2 56.Be3=+ Bf4 57.Rc8?? Rg3–+ 58.Re8 Rh3 59.Ke2 Rh2 60.Kd3 Kg4 61.Bd4 Rd2 62.Kc3 g6 63.Re1 Kf5 64.Rf1 Rh2 65.Bc5 Rh3 66.Kd4 g4 67.c4 Rf3 68.Rd1 Be3 69.Kd5 Bc5 70.Kc5 g3 71.Rg1 Kf4 (72.Kd4 Rf2–/+) 0–1. Taulien,Hans_Juergen (2225) – Landwigg,Steve (1800), remoteschach.de, 2005.

4.e4 Nf6 5.d3 a5+= 6.Nd2 Be7 7.Be2 0–0 8.Ngf3 ab4 9.ab4 Ra1 10.Ba1 Na6 11.Bc3 Nh5 12.d4 Nf4 13.0–0 ed4 14.Nd4 c5 15.bc5 dc5 16.Nb5 Be6 17.Be5 Ne2 (17...Ng6 18.Bg3=) 18.Qe2 Qd7 19.Nf3 Rd8 20.h3 f6 21.Bg3 Bf7 22.e5 (22.Nc3 Nb4=) 22...Qe6 (22...Qc6 23.c4=) 23.c3 (23.Re1 Bh5=) 23...Qc4 (23...Qb3 24.Nd6 Bd6 25.ed6=) 24.Qb2 Nb4 (24...Bd5 25.Nd6 Bd6 26.Nd2=) 25.Nd6= Qa2 26.Qc1 (26.Qa2 Na2 27.Nf7 Kf7=) 26...Nd3 27.Qe3 Ne5 ½–½. Cirulis,Ilmars (1970) – Teverovski,Bogoljub (2045), FICGS, 2016.

4.e4 Nf6 5.d3 Be7 6.Nf3 0–0 7.Be2 a5 8.0–0 ab4 9.ab4 Ra1 10.Ba1 Qb6 11.Bc3 Na6 12.Qd2 Re8 13.Na3 (13.Re1 h6+=) 13...d5 Can b4 get defended? 14.ed5 cd5 (worse is 14...Nd5 A) worse is 15.Ne5 Bb4 (15...Nab4?! 16.Bb2=; worse is 15...Ndb4 16.Nf7 Nd5 17.Nc4+=) 16.Bb4 Qb4 (16...Nab4?! 17.d4=; 16...Ndb4?! 17.d4=; 16...Re5?! 17.Bd6 Re6 18.Nc4=) 17.Qb4 Nab4–+ (17...Ndb4?! 18.d4=); B) 15.Nc4 Qd8 B1) 16.Nce5? f6–+ (16...Ndb4?! 17.d4=; 16...Bb4 17.Bb4 Ndb4 18.d4=; 16...Nab4?! 17.Bb2+=; 16...Nc3?! 17.Qc3 f6 18.b5+=); B2) worse is 16.Nfe5 f6–/+; B3) 16.Rb1+=; 14...Bb4?! 15.Bb4 Qb4 16.Qb4 Nb4 17.dc6 bc6 18.Rb1=; 14...Nb4? 15.d6 (15.Be5?! Nbd5 16.Nc4 Qd8=) 15...Bd6 16.Nc4+–) 15.d4 (15.Ne5 d4 16.Bb2 Bb4 17.Qf4 Ba3 18.Ba3–+) 15...Ne4 16.Qe3 Nc3 17.Qc3 e4 18.Ne5 Nc7 (better is 18...f6 19.Ng4 Qb4 20.Qb4 Nb4–/+) 19.f4?? (better is 19.Rb1–/+) 19...ef3–+ (19...Bb4?! 20.Qb2 Bc5 21.Qb6 Bb6 22.c3–+; 19...Qb4?! 20.Qc7 Qa3 21.Bb5–/+) 20.Rf3 (20.Nac4 dc4 21.Bc4 Bb4 22.Qe3–+) 20...Bb4 21.Qd3 (21.Qe3 Ba3 22.Rf7 Bc1–+) 21...Re5 22.Nb1 (22.Rf2 Re4 23.c4 Ba3 24.Qa3 Qd4–+) 22...Bg4 23.Rf2 Re2 24.Re2 Be2 25.Qe2 Qd4 26.Kh1 Ne6 0–1. Ramos,Francis – Teverovski,Bogoljub (2015), FICGS, 2016.

4.h3 f5 5.Nf3 (5.e3 Be6=) 5...Nf6 6.e3 Be7 7.c4 (7.Be2 0–0=) 7...0–0=+ 8.Nc3 (8.Be2 e4 9.Nd4 c5=+) 8...Qe8 (8...a5 9.Qa4=+) 9.Be2 (9.d4 e4 10.Ng5 h6–+) 9...Be6 (9...Qg6 10.Rh2=) 10.d4 (10.0–0 Qg6=) 10...e4 11.Nd2 Nbd7 (11...Qg6 12.0–0=+) 12.0–0 Kh8 (12...Qg6 13.Qc2=) 13.f3 (13.Qb3 d5=) 13...ef3 (13...Qg6 14.Qc2=) 14.Bf3 (14.Rf3 Qg6=) 14...Rc8 (better is 14...Nb6 15.Qe2 Qg6=) 15.Nb3 (better is 15.d5 cd5 16.Nd5 Nd5 17.cd5= (< 17.Bd5 Bd5 18.cd5 Bf6–/+)) 15...Nb6 (better is 15...Bc4 16.Be2 Be2 17.Qe2 Qg6–/+) 16.d5= (16...cd5 17.cd5=). kiloracer (2175) – rbeckett (2215), net–chess.com, 2005.

4.h3 Nf6 5.Nf3 =+.

3.Bb2 Bd6

4.c4 Nf6 5.Nf3 Qe7 6.c5 Bc7 7.e3 0–0 8.Bc4 (8.d4 e4 9.Nfd2 d6=) 8...d5 9.Bb3 (9.cd6 Bd6 10.d3 b5=+) 9...Bg4 (9...b6 10.Qc2–/+) 10.h3=+ Bf3 (10...Bh5 11.d3=+) 11.gf3 (11.Qf3 e4 12.Qf5 Nbd7=+) 11...Nbd7 12.d3 g6 (12...a5 13.Nc3–/+) 13.e4 (13.Nc3 a5=+) 13...de4 (13...a5 14.Nc3 d4 15.Na2=+) 14.fe4= Rad8 (14...a5 15.Nc3=) 15.Qf3 Kg7 16.Nc3 Nh5 (16...b6 17.cb6 Bb6 18.Rg1=) 17.0–0–0 (better is 17.Rg1 Ndf6 18.Ne2+=) 17...Nf4?? (17...a5=) 18.d4?? (better is 18.Qf4! ef4 19.Nd5 Qf6 20.Bf6 Nf6 21.Nc7+–) 18...ed4–/+ 19.Rd4 Be5 20.Rd2=+ Ne6 21.Ne2? Bb2 22.Rb2 Ne5 23.Qc3 f6 24.f4? Nd3–+ (25.Kb1 Nb2 26.Kb2 a5–+) 0–1. lapinagile – gregorgysi (2235), net–chess.com, 2009.

4.d4 Qe7 (4...e4 5.c4=) 5.e4 (5.c4 Bc7=) 5...Nf6 6.Qd3 (6.Nf3 ed4 7.Qd4 Bc7=) 6...Bc7 (6...ed4 7.Nd2=+) 7.de5 (7.Qg3 d5 (< 7...Ne4 8.Qg7 Rf8 9.de5+=) 8.de5 Nh5=) 7...Be5=+ 8.Be5 Qe5 9.Nc3 +=. marus – SOK, internet, 2001.

4.Nf3 Qe7 =.

4.Nf3+= Nf6 5.Ne5 b5 6.d4 (6.e3 Be5 7.Be5 d6+/–) 6...0–0 7.e3 Be7 8.Bd3 Qe8 (better is 8...a5+=) 9.Qf3 (9.0–0 a5+/–) 9...Bb7?? (better is 9...d6 10.Nc6 Qc6 11.Qc6 Nc6 12.Bb5 Nd8=+) 10.Qh3 (10.Bb5 Qc8 11.Bd3 c5+/–) 10...h5 (10...d5 11.0–0+/–) 11.0–0 d5 12.g4 (12.Bc3 Bc8 13.Qf3 a5 14.ba5 Na6+/–) 12...g6? (better is 12...Bc8!?+=) 13.gh5+/– Nh5 14.Nd2 Bc8 15.Qf3 Nd7? (better is 15...a5+/–) 16.Nc6+– Ndf6 17.Ne7 Qe7 18.Bb5 Qc7 19.c3 Ng4 20.Qg2 Ngf6 21.Be2 Ng7 22.c4 Nf5 23.cd5 Qc2 24.Bc1 Bb7 25.Bc4 Rae8 26.Ra2 Qc3 27.Bb2 (27...Qd2 28.Ba1 Ne3 29.Rd2 Ng2 30.Kg2 Bd5 31.Bd5 Nd5 32.Rc1+–; better is 27.Qf3+–) 1–0. Seimi Agus Eion – athar, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

3.Bb2 e4

4.c4 d5 5.Nc3 Nf6 6.d3 Bf5 7.e3 Na6 8.cd5 Nd5 (8...ed3 9.Bd3 Bd3 10.Qd3+/–) 9.Ne4 Nac7 (9...c5 10.Qh5 g6 11.Qf3+/–) 10.Nf3 Be7? (better is 10...a5!? 11.ba5 Nb5+/–) 11.Bg7+– Rg8 12.Bb2 h5 (12...Be6 13.Rc1+–) 13.Ne5 f6 (13...h4+–) 14.Qh5 (14...Bg6 15.Ng6+–) 1–0. Robert Edward (1850) – CHED, internet, 2006.

4.e3 d5 5.d3 Nf6 6.de4 Ne4 7.Bd3 (7.Nd2 a5=) 7...Nd6 (7...a5!? 8.Nf3 ab4=) 8.Nf3 Bg4 (8...Be7!?+=) 9.Nbd2+/– f6 (9...Nd7 10.h3 Be6 11.Nd4+/–) 10.0–0 (10.h3 Bh5 11.0–0 Nd7+/–) 10...Nd7 11.c4 (11.h3!? Bf3 12.Nf3 Qe7+/–) 11...dc4+/– 12.Nc4 Nc4 13.Bc4 b5? (better is 13...Nb6 14.Bb3 Qd1 15.Rfd1 a5+/–) 14.Bb3 Bf3? (14...Ne5 15.Be5 Qd1 16.Bd1 fe5 17.Ne5 Bd1 18.Rfd1 c5 19.bc5 Bc5+–) 15.Qf3 Qc7 16.Rac1 Rc8 17.Bd5! Nb8 18.Qh5 g6 19.Qf3 Qd7 20.Bf6 Qd5 21.Qd5 cd5 22.Rc8 Kd7 23.Rb8 Rg8 24.Rd1 Kd6 25.Bd4 Ke7 26.Bc5 Kf7 27.Rf8 Rf8 28.Bf8 Kf8 29.Rd5 1–0. Trkn – GARROCK, itsyourturn.com, 2001.

4.e3 d5 5.Be2 Nf6 6.d3 Nbd7 7.Nd2 a5 8.Bc3 ab4 9.ab4 Ra1 10.Qa1 ed3 11.Bd3 Bd6 12.Ngf3 h6 13.0–0 0–0 14.Qb2 Qe7 15.Ra1 Re8 16.Bf5 Nb6 17.Bf6 gf6 18.Bc8 Rc8 19.Qd4 Nd7 20.Ra7 Ne5?? (better is 20...Rb8 21.c3 Ne5+/–) 21.Ne5+– Qe5 (21...Qe6 22.Nd3+–) 22.Qg4 Kh7 23.Qc8 Qh2 24.Kf1 Qh5 25.Ra1 (better is 25.g4 Qg6 26.Rb7+–) 25...Qh1+/– 26.Ke2 Qa1 27.Qb7 Kg7 28.Qc6 Bb4 29.Qd5 Qc3 30.Qd4 Qa3 31.Qg4 Kh7 32.Qh5 Qa6 33.c4 Qe6 34.Qd5 Bd2 (34...Qg4 35.Qf3 Qe6 36.Qe4 Kg7 37.Kd3+–) 35.Kd2 (35.Qd2?! Qg4 36.Kd3 Qg2+/–) 35...Kg7 36.Kc3 Kf8 37.Qe6 fe6 38.Kb4 Ke7 39.Kc5 Kd7 40.Kb6 h5 41.g3 f5 42.c5 Kc8 43.f4 Kb8 44.Kc6 Kc8 45.Kd6 Kd8 46.Ke6 (better is 46.c6!? Kc8+–) 46...Kc7 47.Kf5 Kc6 48.Kg5 Kc5 49.f5 Kd5 50.f6 Ke6 51.Kg6 Ke5 52.f7 Ke4 53.f8Q Ke3 54.Kh5 Kd4 55.Kg5 Kd5 56.Kf5 Kd4 57.Qd8 Ke3 58.Qd5 Kf2 59.Kf4 Kg1 60.Qf3 Kh2 61.Qe2 Kh3 62.g4 Kh4 63.Qh2 1–0. Yannick – Abra, playchess.de, 2005.

4.Nh3 d5 5.Nf4 =.

4.Nh3 Nf6 5.e3 d5 6.c4 (6.Nf4!?=+) 6...Bh3–/+ 7.gh3 g6 (7...dc4!? 8.Bc4 b5–/+) 8.cd5=+ cd5 9.Bb5 Nc6 10.Qc2 (10.Qa4 Qd6=+) 10...Qd6 (10...Rc8!?–/+) 11.d3 (11.f3 ef3 12.0–0 Rc8=+) 11...ed3 12.Qd3 Bg7 (12...a6 13.Ba4=+) 13.Nd2 0–0–0 (13...a6!? 14.Ne4 Ne4 15.Bg7 Rg8 16.Bc6 bc6=+) 14.Rc1+= Kb8 (14...Kd7!?+=) 15.Bc6+/– bc6 16.Qa6 Rc8 (16...Qe7+/–) 17.Bd4 (17.b5+/–) 17...Qc7? (17...Qd7 18.b5 Qb7 19.Qb7 Kb7 20.bc6 Rc6 21.Rc6 Kc6 22.Ke2=) 18.Nf3 (18.Rc6 Qe7 19.Rf6 Rc1 20.Ke2 Rh1 21.Qb5 Qb7 22.Qb7 Kb7 23.Rf7 Kb8 24.Ba7 Kc8 25.Rg7 Rh2+–) 18...Nh5 (18...Qb7 19.Be5 Ka8 20.Qb7 Kb7 21.Ng5+=) 19.Bg7+/– Ng7 20.Nd4 Qb7 (20...Qb6 21.Nc6 Ka8 22.Qa4+/–) 21.Nc6 Ka8 22.Ke2?? Qa6–+ (23.Kd1 Rc6 24.Rc6 Qc6–+) 0–1. kiloracer (2225) – sportsmaniac (2095), net–chess.com, 2006.

2...Nc6

3.b5 Nce7 4.Bb2 Ng6 5.c4 (5.Nf3 e4 6.Nd4 Nf6=) 5...d6 6.e3 Be7 7.Nf3 Bf6 8.Be2 b6 (8...N8e7 9.Nc3+=) 9.d3 (9.Nc3 Bb7+/–) 9...Bb7 10.Nbd2 Nh6 11.0–0 0–0 12.a4 Nf5 13.g3 Nh6 (13...a6 14.Ne4+=) 14.e4 (14.a5 ba5 15.Ra5 a6 16.ba6 Ba6+/–) 14...Bc8 15.Re1 Ng4 16.Kg2 h5 17.Ng1 (17.a5+=) 17...Nh4? (better is 17...Bg5!?=) 18.gh4+/– Bh4 19.Rf1 (19.Bg4 hg4 20.Ne2 Qf6+–) 19...Qf6 f2 draws heavy fire (19...Qg5 20.Kh1 Nf2 21.Rf2 Bf2 22.Nb1+=) 20.Ndf3 (better is 20.Bg4 Qg6 21.Ne2+–) 20...Bg5?? (better is 20...Bf2 21.Bc1 Ne3 22.Be3 Be3+=) 21.Bc1 (21.h3 Bf4 22.a5 Nh6+–) 21...Bh6 (21...Bf4 22.Nh3 Nh2 23.Bf4 Nf3 24.Bf3 (24.Kf3?? Bh3 25.Kg3 Bf1–+) 24...Bh3 25.Kh3 Qf4 26.a5+– (26.Bh5?! g6+/–)) 22.h3 Bc1 23.Qc1 (23.hg4 Bf4 24.gh5 Qh6=) 23...Nh6 24.Qg5 h4 (24...Qg5 25.Ng5 f6+–) 25.Qf6 gf6 26.Nh4 Kh7 27.Ngf3 Be6 28.Rg1 Rg8 29.Kh2 Bd7 30.Rg8 Rg8 31.Rg1 (31.a5 Kg7+–) 31...Rg1 32.Ng1 (32.Kg1?! Bh3 33.d4 Kg7+–) 32...Kg7 33.Kg3 f5 34.ef5 Bf5 35.Nf5 Nf5 36.Kf3 Nd4 37.Ke4 f5 38.Ke3 Kh6 (38...Ne6 39.Nf3+–) 39.f4 Nc2 40.Kf3 (40.Kd2 Nd4 41.Nf3 Nb3 42.Kc2 Nc5 43.fe5 de5 44.Ne5 Kg5 45.Nf3 Kf4+–) 40...Nd4 (40...Nb4 41.fe5 de5 42.Ke3+–) 41.Kg3 (41.Kf2 ef4 42.Bd1 Ne6+–) 41...Ne6 (41...Kg6 42.Bd1 Ne6 43.Ne2+–) 42.fe5 de5 43.Nf3 Nd4 (43...Nf4 44.Bf1 Ng6+–) 44.Nd4 ed4 (44...f4 45.Kg4 Kg6+–) 45.Kf4 Kg6 46.h4 Kf6 47.h5 1–0. Fournier,Frederic – Hezelot Jacques, FRA Cup (Team) Picardie, 2001.

3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Rb1 (4.e4 d5 5.ed5 Nd5=) 4...d5 5.f3 (5.e3 d4 6.ed4 ed4+=) 5...d4–/+ 6.Ne4 (6.Na4 Be6–/+) 6...Bf5 (6...Ne4 7.fe4 Qh4 8.g3 Qe4 9.Nf3–+) 7.e3? (better is 7.Nf6!? Qf6 8.e4 de3 9.de3–/+) 7...Ne4–+ 8.fe4 Be4 (8...Qh4 9.Ke2 Qe4 10.d3–+) 9.d3–/+ Bd5 10.ed4 (10.Nf3 b5–/+) 10...Nd4 (better is 10...Qh4 11.Kd2 Nd4 12.Ne2–+) 11.c3? (11.Be3 Be7–+) 11...Nb5 (better is 11...Qh4 12.g3 Qe7–+) 12.c4 Nc3 (12...Bc4 13.Qe2 Qh4 14.g3–/+) 13.Qc2 (13.Qb3 Nb1 14.cd5 a5 15.Qb1 ab4–/+) 13...Nb1 (13...Qh4 14.g3 Qd4 15.cd5 Nb1 16.Nf3–+) 14.cd5 Na3 15.Qa4 (15.Ba3 a5–+) 15...c6 (15...b5 16.Qa3 Qh4 17.Kd1 Bb4 18.Nf3 Ba3 19.Nh4 Bc1 20.Kc1–+) 16.Ba3 b5 (16...Qd5 17.Bb2–+) 17.Qa6 (17.Qb3 Qd5 18.Qd5 cd5–+) 17...Qd5 (17...Qb6 18.Qb6 ab6 19.Bb2 Bb4 20.Kd1 cd5 21.Be5–+) 18.Qb7 (better is 18.Be2 e4 19.de4 Qe4 20.Kf1–/+) 18...Qd8?? (better is 18...Rd8–+) 19.Qc6+/– Ke7 20.Qb5 a6? 21.Qe5+– Kd7 22.Nf3?? Bd6?? 23.Qf5 Ke7 24.Qg5 Kf8+/– 25.Bb2 Bb4 26.Nd2?? Qg5–+ 27.Bc1 Re8 28.Be2 Re3 29.Kd1–+ Qg2 30.Re1 h5 31.Nf1 Be1 32.Be3 Bb4 33.d4 g6 34.Bd2 a5 35.Ne3 Qh1 36.Nf1 Kg7 37.Bf4 f6 38.Bc7 Rc8 39.Bf4 Qd5 40.Bd3 Qd4 41.Ke2 Qf4 (41...Qf4 42.Be4 Qe4 43.Kf2 Rc2 44.Nd2 Rd2 45.Kg3 Qg4#) 0–1. MikeonChess – Bruce Swan, internet, 2008.

3.d3 a5 4.ba5 (4.b5 Na7=) 4...Ra5 5.Bd2 b6?? (better is 5...Ra7+=) 6.Ba5+/– ba5 7.e4 Nd4 (7...Nf6 8.Nf3+/–) 8.Nf3 Nf3 9.Qf3 Bb7 10.Qg3 d5 (better is 10...f6+–) 11.Qe5 Qe7 12.Qe7 Be7 13.Kd1 (13.Nd2!? Nf6+–) 13...Bf6 14.Ra2 de4 15.de4 Be4 16.Bb5 c6 17.Bd3 (better is 17.Re1 cb5 18.Re4 Ne7 19.a4+–) 17...Bd5 18.c4 Bg2 19.Rg1 Bf3 20.Kc1 Ne7 21.Nd2 Bh5 22.Nb3 Be5 23.Na5 Bf4 (23...Bh2!? 24.Re1 Bf3+/–) 24.Kc2+– Bg6 25.h3 Kd7 26.Bg6 hg6 27.Rd1 Kc7 28.Rb2 Bd6?? (28...Kc8 29.Rb6 Rh3 30.Nc6 Nc6 31.Rc6 Kb7+–) 29.Rb7 Kc8 30.Rd6 Rd8 (30...Rh5 31.Re7 Ra5 32.Rf7 Ra3 33.Rc6 Kd8 34.Rg6 Ke8 35.Rgg7 Ra5+–) 31.c5 Nd5 (31...Rh8 32.Re7 Rh5 33.Rc6 Kd8 34.Rd6 Kc8 35.Nb7 Rd5 36.Rd5 Kb8 37.Rd8 Ka7 38.Nd6 Ka6 39.Ra8#) 32.Rc6 Nc7 33.Rcc7# 1–0. Stephan,Patrick (1920) – Wascinski,Alexander von (1985), remoteschach.de, 2005.

3.e3 a5 4.b5= Nce7 5.Bb2 f6 (5...d6 6.d4 ed4 7.Qd4=) 6.Bd3 (6.d4 d6 7.Bd3+=) 6...c6 (better is 6...d5!?=) 7.Be5!+/– fe5 (7...d5!? 8.Bf4 Bf5+/–) 8.Qh5+– Ng6 (8...g6 9.Qe5 Nf6 10.Qf6+–) 9.Bg6 Ke7?? (9...hg6 10.Qh8 Qg5+–) 10.Qe5# 1–0. Wall,Bill – Gengus, internet, 2004.

3.e3 a6 4.Bb2 d6 5.c4 Nf6 6.Nc3 e4 (6...Be7 7.Nf3=) 7.Qc2 Bf5 8.Nge2 Bg6 (8...a5 9.Ng3 ab4 10.Nf5 bc3 11.Bc3+/–) 9.Ng3 Qe7 10.b5 (10.Nd5 Nd5 11.cd5 Nb8+/–) 10...Nd8 (10...ab5 11.cb5 Na5 12.Rc1=) 11.a4 (11.Nd5 Nd5 12.cd5 a5+/–) 11...a5 (11...ab5 12.ab5 Ra1 13.Ba1=) 12.Nce2 (12.Nd5 Nd5 13.cd5 h5+/–) 12...h6 (better is 12...Ne6!?=) 13.Nf4+/– Bh7 14.Be2 (14.Rb1 Ne6 15.Bf6 Qf6 16.Ne4 0–0–0+/–) 14...b6 (14...Ne6!?+=) 15.0–0+/– c6 (15...Ne6 16.Bf6 Qf6 17.Ne4+/–) 16.Rfd1 (better is 16.Bf6 gf6 17.Rab1+–) 16...c5?? (better is 16...Nd7+/–) 17.Bf6+– gf6 18.Nd5 Qb7 19.Nf6 Ke7 20.Nd5 (20.Nfe4?! Bg7 21.Rac1 Rg8+–) 20...Kd7 21.Ne4 (21.Qc3 f6 22.Bg4 Ke8 23.Nf6 Kf7 24.Nfe4 Rg8+–) 21...Bg7 (21...Kc8 22.Bf3 Ne6 23.Qc3 Be4 24.Qh8 Bf3 25.gf3+–) 22.Ra2 (better is 22.Nef6!? Kc8 23.Nh7 Ba1 24.Ra1 Ra7+–) 22...Bg6 23.Bd3 Rf8 24.Ndf6 (24.f4 f5 25.Ng3 Bf7+–) 24...Bf6?? (better is 24...Ke6 25.f4 Bf6 26.f5 Bf5+–) 25.Nf6+– Kc8 26.Nd5 (26.Bg6 fg6 27.Qg6 Qf7 28.Qf7 Rf7+–) 26...Rb8 (26...f5 27.Be2+–) 27.Bf5 (27.Bg6 fg6 28.d4 Qg7+–) 27...Ne6 (27...Bf5 28.Qf5 Ne6 29.d4+–) 28.Qd3 (28.Be6 fe6 29.Qg6 ed5 30.Qd6 Rd8 31.Qh6 dc4 32.Qe6 Qd7 33.Qc4 Kb7+–) 28...Kd8 (28...Rg8 29.Qe4 Bf5 30.Qf5+–) 29.Bg6 fg6 30.Qg6 Qf7 31.Qf7 Rf7 32.f4 Kd7 33.Rf1 h5 34.Rf3 Ng7 (34...Nc7 35.Nc7 Kc7 36.e4+–) 35.Rh3 Kc8 36.d3 Kb7 37.Rf2 Rh8 38.e4 White plans f5 38...Rhf8 (38...Ne6 39.f5 Nd4 40.Nf4+–) 39.f5 Rh8 (39...Rg8 40.f6 Ne6 41.Rh5+–) 40.Nf4 (40.g4 Ne8 41.g5 Nc7+–) 40...h4 (40...Rf6 41.g4! Rg8 42.Rg2+–) 41.Ng6 Rg8 42.Rh4 Ne8 43.g4 Rfg7 (43...Nf6 44.g5 Nd7 45.Rg4+–) 44.h3 Nc7 1–0. Schoeler,Klaus – Jacobsen,Waldfried, Bayern–ch Seniors, 2000.

3.e3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Ne4 5.Nf3 (5.b5 Ne7+=) 5...d6= 6.Bb5 a6 (6...Bd7 7.0–0=) 7.Ba4 b5 8.Bb3 Nf6 9.Nc3 Bg4 10.h3 Be6 11.Rc1 d5 Black intends e4 12.0–0 (12.Ng5 Be7=) 12...e4+= 13.Ne1 (13.Ng5 a5+=) 13...a5 14.Nb5 ab4 15.ab4 Nb4 16.c4 Nd3? (better is 16...dc4 17.Bc4 c6 18.Bf6 gf6+=) 17.Nd3+– ed3?! (17...c6 18.cd5 Nd5 19.Rc6 ed3+–) 18.cd5 Bd5 (18...c6 19.de6 fe6 20.Bf6 gf6 21.Qh5 Kd7 22.Nd4+–) 19.Bf6 (19.Nc7 Ke7 20.Bf6 Kf6 21.Bd5 Ra5 22.Rc6 Bd6 23.Qf3 Kg6 24.Bf7 Kh6 25.Qf4 Qg5 26.Rd6 g6+–) 19...gf6 (19...Qf6 20.Bd5 Rb8+–) 20.Bd5 (better is 20.Nc7 Qc7 21.Rc7 Kd8 22.Bd5 Kc7 23.Ba8 Bd6+–) 20...Ra5 (20...Bd6 21.Qh5 0–0 22.Be4+–) 21.Nc7 Ke7 (21...Ke7 22.Qh5 Rd5 23.Nd5 Kd6+–). thedesertfox (2055) – rvdc (1760), net–chess.com, 2004. (=1.a3 e5 2.b4 Nc6)

3.e4 a5 4.b5= Nd4 5.Nf3 (5.c3 Ne6=) 5...Bc5 (5...d5 6.Nd4 ed4 7.Qe2+=) 6.c3 (better is 6.Nd4 Bd4 7.c3=) 6...Ne6 (better is 6...Nf3!? 7.Qf3 Nf6=) 7.Ne5+/– Qf6 (7...Qh4 8.Qe2+/–) 8.Nf3 (8.d4 Be7+–) 8...Nf4 (8...Qg6!? 9.d3 d6+/–) 9.d4+– Bb6 (9...Bb6 10.Qd2 Ng6+–; 9...Be7 10.g3 Ng6 11.Bc4+–) 1–0. hpillsbury – jacoben (1625), net–chess.com, 2007.

3.Nf3 a5 4.b5 Nd4 5.Ne5 Qe7 6.Nd3 Nb5 7.a4 Nd4 8.Bb2 Nf5 9.Nc3 b6 10.Nd5+/– Qd6 11.e4+– Nfe7?? 12.Be5 Qe6 13.Nc7 Kd8 14.Ne6 de6 15.Qf3 f6 16.Bd4 f5 17.Ne5 g5 18.Bb6 Ke8 19.Bb5 Nc6 20.Qh5 Ke7 21.Qf7 Kd6 22.Qc7#1–0. mrkt – Knightlord, zagraj.pl, 2006.

3.Nf3 e4 4.Ng5?? (4.b5 ef3 5.bc6 dc6 6.gf3 Nf6=+) 4...Nf6 (Better is 4...Qg5 5.d4 Qf6–+) 5.c3 d5 6.d3 h6 7.Nh3 Bf5 8.d4 Bd6 9.e3 0–0 10.Bb5 Ng4 11.Qe2 Nh2 12.Bc6 bc6 13.Nd2 a5 14.Bb2 Qb8 15.Rc1 Qb5 16.Qb5 cb5 17.Nf4 Bf4 18.ef4 Ng4 19.f3 Ne3?? 20.fe4 de4 21.g3 Rfe8 22.c4?? c6 23.Rc3? Ng4 24.cb5 e3?? 25.Rc6?? ed2–+ 26.Kd2 Be4 27.Rf1? Bc6 28.bc6 ab4 29.ab4 Ne3 30.Rc1 Nd5 31.b5? Rec8 32.Kd3? Rab8–+ 33.Rc5 Nc7 34.Kc4 f6 35.d5= Rd8 36.g4 Kf7 37.Bc1 g6 38.Bd2? Ke7 39.Ba5 Kd6 40.b6 Rbc8 41.Bc3?? Re8 42.g5 fg5?? 43.Be5+= Re5 44.fe5 Ke5 45.Ra5 Kd6 46.Kd4? Nd5–+ 47.b7 Rb8 48.Ra8?? Kc7 49.Kd5+– g4 50.Rb8 Kb8 51.Kd6 g3 52.Kd7 g2 53.c7 Kb7 54.c8Q Ka7 55.Qc1 g5 56.Qg1 Ka6 1–0. Kunk – Hammi.Bogart, ChessWorld.net, 2003.

3.Bb2

3.Bb2 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Nc6 3.a3??).

3.Bb2 a6 (--> 1.b4 a6 2.Bb2 Nc6 3.a3 e5).

3.Bb2 d6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.a3 Nc6).

3.Bb2 f6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.a3 Nc6).

3.Bb2 f6 4.e3 d5 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.a3 d5 4.e3 Nc6).

3.Bb2 Qf6 4.Nf3 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Qf6 3.Nf3 Nc6 4.a3).

3.Bb2 Nf6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.a3 Nc6).

3.Bb2 Nf6 4.e3 d6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.a3 d6 4.e3 Nc6).

3.b5 Na5

4.e4 Bc5 5.Nf3 d6 (5...Nf6 6.Nc3=) 6.d3 (6.d4 ed4 7.Qd2 Bb6=) 6...Nf6 7.Bd2 (better is 7.Be2=) 7...Nc6?? (better is 7...c6+=) 8.bc6+– bc6 9.Bg5 (9.c3 Qe7+–) 9...Bg4 (9...h6 10.Bh4+–) 10.Be2 (10.h3 Bd7+–) 10...h6 11.Bf6 (11.Bh4 0–0+–) 11...Qf6 12.h3 (12.Nbd2 0–0+–) 12...Bf3 13.gf3 (13.Bf3 0–0+–) 13...Qh4 (13...Rb8 14.Nc3+/–) 14.Rh2 Rb8 15.c4 (15.Nd2 0–0+/–) 15...Rb6 (better is 15...Bd4 16.Ra2 Qg5+/–) 16.Qa4?? (16.Nd2 0–0+/–) 16...Kd7?? (better is 16...Bd4 17.c5 dc5 18.Qa7 Ba1 19.Qa8 Qd8 20.Qd8 Kd8–+) 17.Qa7?? (better is 17.Nd2+/–) 17...Rhb8 (better is 17...Rb1 18.Rb1 Ba7–+) 18.Nd2 Rb1! 19.Nb1 (19.Rb1 Ba7 Discovered attack; 19.Nb1 Ba7 Discovered attack) 19...Ba7 20.Kf1?? (20.Nd2 Be3 21.Rg2 Bd2 22.Kd2 Rb2 23.Ke1 Qh3–+) 20...Rg8 (better is 20...Bd4 21.Nc3 Bc3 22.Rd1–+) 21.Nd2 (21.Ra2 Qf4 22.Rh1 Rb8–+) 21...g5 (21...Qf4 22.Rg2 Qd2 23.Rd1–+) 22.a4?? (22.Ke1 Bd4 23.Rb1 Bc3–+) 22...h5 Black prepares the advance g4 23.Ke1 g4! 24.fg4 hg4 25.Bg4? Ke7?? 26.Rh1?? d5 27.Rh2?? de4 28.Ne4 f5?? 29.Bf5?? Rg1–+ 30.Ke2 Ra1 31.Nd2 Qf4 32.Rg2 Qf5 33.Rh2 Ra3 34.Kd1 Bf2 35.Ke2 Bg3 36.Rg2 Qd3 (36...Qd3 37.Kd1 Ra1#) 0–1. yeatond – dwitman, net–chess.com, 2005.

4.e4 c6 5.d4 d6 6.de5 de5 7.Qd8 Kd8 8.Bd2 b6 9.Nc3 cb5 10.Nb5 Nf6 11.Rd1 Bd7 12.Nf3 Bc5 13.Ne5 Ke7 14.Nd7 Nd7 15.Nc7 Rac8 16.Nd5 Kd8 17.Ba5 ba5 18.Bb5 f5?? 19.Nf4 Rc7 20.Ne6 1–0. Klaus Behrmann – Geordiedazza, ChessWorld.net, 2003.

4.e4 Nf6 =.

4.Nf3 e4=+ 5.Nd4 d5 (5...c5 6.bc6 dc6 7.e3=+) 6.Nc3 (6.d3 Nf6=+) 6...c5 (6...Nf6 7.e3=+) 7.bc6 Nc6 8.Ncb5 (8.Nc6 bc6 9.Rb1 Nf6–/+) 8...Nd4 (8...a6 9.Nc6 bc6 10.Nc3–/+) 9.Nd4+= Bg4 (9...Nf6 10.e3+=) 10.f3 (10.Rb1 Bc5 11.h3 Bd7=) 10...Bd7 11.Rb1 Qc7 12.fe4 (12.e3 a6=) 12...de4 (12...Bd6 13.e5 (13.ed5?? Bg3 14.hg3 Qg3#) 13...Be5 14.e3 Bh2 15.Bd3–/+) 13.Rb3 (13.e3 a6 14.c3 Nf6=) 13...Bc5 (13...Nf6 14.e3+=) 14.Rc3 (better is 14.e3!?+=) 14...Qd6–/+ 15.Nb3 Ba3 (better is 15...Bb6 16.e3 Nf6–/+) 16.Ba3+= Qa3 17.Nc5 Qb4 (17...Qa5!? 18.Ne4 Qb4+=) 18.Nd7+/– Kd7 19.Rb3 (better is 19.e3 Ke8 20.Qg4+/–) 19...Qd4? (better is 19...Qa5+=) 20.Rb7+– Ke6?? (better is 20...Kc8 21.Rf7 Nh6+–) 21.e3 Qd5 (21...Qe5 22.Bc4 Kd6+–) 22.Rb5 (22.Qg4 f5 23.Qg7 Qb7 24.Qb7 Ne7+–) 22...Qc6 (22...Nf6 23.Rd5 Kd5 24.Qa1+–) 23.Qg4 Ke7 24.Qg7 Qf6 (24...Rc8 25.Qh8 Qc2 26.Re5 Kd7 27.Rd5 Ke7+–) 25.Rb7 Kd6 26.Qg3 Kd5 27.Rd7 (27.Bc4! Kc4 28.Qc7 Kd5 29.c4 Ke6 30.Qd7 Ke5 31.Rb5#) 27...Ke6+– 28.Rd6 (28.Rd6 Ke7 29.Rf6 Nf6 30.Qe5 Kf8 31.Qf6+–) 1–0. Fritz 11 – NN, 2009. (=1.a3 e5 2.b4 Nc6 3.b5 Na5)

3.b5 Nd4

4.Bb2 Nb5 5.e3 c6 (5...a6 6.c4 Na7 7.Be5=) 6.a4 (6.Bb5 Qb6 7.Be5 Qb5=) 6...Nd6 (6...Nc7 7.Be5 d6 8.Bb2=) 7.Be5 f6 (7...Ne4 8.Nf3=) 8.Bb2 (8.Bf4 Ne4=) 8...Nh6 (8...Ne4 9.d3 Qb6 10.Ra2 Qa5 11.c3=) 9.c4 (9.Nf3 Ne4 10.Be2 d5=) 9...Ne4 (9...b6 10.Nf3=) 10.Nc3 Ng5 (10...Nc3 11.Bc3 Be7 12.Qh5 Nf7 13.Rb1=) 11.d4 (11.Nf3 Nf3 12.Qf3 Bb4+=) 11...Bb4= 12.Bd3 0–0 (12...d5 13.Qb3 a5 14.cd5 Qd5 15.Qd5 cd5 16.Nge2+=) 13.Qc2+= g6 (13...d5 14.cd5 Qd5 15.f4+=) 14.Bg6! f5 (14...hg6 15.Qg6 Double attack) 15.Bh5 Qa5 (15...f4 16.e4+/–) 16.Nge2 Bd6 (16...Ng4!?+/–) 17.c5 Be7 18.0–0 d6 (18...b6 19.Rab1+–) 19.cd6 Bd6 20.Ba3 c5 (better is 20...Ba3 21.Ra3 Ne6+–) 21.Nb5 Be7 22.Bc5 Bc5 23.Qc5 1–0. Wall,Bill – Rickh, internet, 1999.

4.Bb2 d6 5.e3 Ne6 6.Nf3 =.

4.Bb2= Bd6 5.Nf3 Nf3 6.ef3 =.

4.c4 Nf6 5.e3 Nf5 6.g3 (6.d4 ed4 7.ed4 a6+=) 6...d5+= 7.Bb2 dc4 8.Be5 Ng4 (8...Be6 9.Nf3+=) 9.Qg4 Ne3?? (9...Qd5 10.Nf3 Ne3+–) 10.Qe4+– Nf1 (10...Qd5 11.Qe3 Qh1 12.Bg7 Be6 13.Bh8 Qg1+–) 11.Bg7 (11.Kf1?! Be6 12.Nc3 Qd3 13.Qd3 cd3 14.Bc7 Rc8+–) 11...Be6 12.Bh8 Ng3 (12...Be7 13.f3+–) 13.hg3 Bc5 (13...Qd7 14.Bf6 Be7 15.Qe5+–) 14.Qh7 Qe7 15.Qg8 Qf8 (15...Kd7 16.Qa8 Bd5 17.Ne2 Bh1 18.Nbc3+–) 16.Qf8 Kf8 (16...Bf8 17.Nc3+–) 17.Nf3 (better is 17.Bf6 Ke8 18.Rh8 Bf8 19.Nf3+–) 17...Rd8 (17...Ke7+–) 18.Bf6 Rd6 19.Rh8 1–0. sylthibault – readbob, gameknot.com, 2010. (=1.a3 e5 2.b4 Nc6 3.b5 Nd4)

4.e3 Nf5 5.Bb2 f6 6.g4 Nd6 7.Nc3 a6 8.d4 ab5 9.de5 fe5 10.Nf3 Nf7 11.Bb5 c6 12.Be2 b5 13.a4 b4 14.Nb1 Ba6 15.Ba6+/– Ra6 16.Ne5 Ne5 17.Be5 Qg5 18.Bf4 Qc5 19.0–0 Bd6?? 20.Bd6 Nf6 21.Bc5 Ne4 22.Bb4 c5 23.Qd5 Rd6 24.Qe4 Kd8 25.Ba5 (25...Rb6 26.Bb6 Kc8 27.Qa8#) 1–0. Crafty 20.14 w32 – NN, 2007.

4.e3 Nf5 5.d4 ed4 6.ed4 d5 +=.

4.e3 Nf5 5.d4 f6 6.de5+/– fe5 7.e4 Nd6 8.Qh5 Nf7 9.Bc4 Qf6 (9...Qe7 10.Nc3+/–) 10.Bf7 (10.Nc3!? Qg6 11.Qg6 hg6 12.Nf3+/–) 10...Qf7+/– 11.Qe5 Kd8? (better is 11...Be7 12.Qc7 d5+=) 12.Nf3+– d6 (12...Nf6 13.0–0 Qe6 14.Qb2+–) 13.Ng5 (better is 13.Qd4+–) 13...Nh6?? (better is 13...Qe8 14.Qd4 h6+–) 14.Nf7 Nf7 15.Qd5 Ne5 (15...Ke8 16.0–0+–) 16.Bf4 c6 (16...Ng6 17.Bg5 Ke8 18.Nc3+–) 17.bc6 bc6 18.Qa5 Kd7 19.Be5 de5 20.Qe5 Bd6 21.Qg7 (21.Qg7 Ke6 22.Qh8+–) 1–0. marus1 – holyoly, internet, 2001.

4.e3 Nf5 5.e4 Nd6 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.Bd3 Be7 (7...a6 8.ba6 ba6 9.Nf3=) 8.Qe2 (8.f4 Nfe4 9.Ne4 Ne4 10.Be4 d5+/–) 8...0–0 9.Nd5 (better is 9.Nf3+=) 9...Nd5+= 10.ed5 Bf6 11.Qh5?? (better is 11.Be4+=) 11...e4–+ 12.Be2 (12.Rb1 ed3 13.cd3 Re8 14.Ne2 Re5–+) 12...Ba1 13.Bg4 (13.a4 Re8–+) 13...f5 (13...Re8 14.Qh3–+) 14.Bh3 g6 15.Qh6 Bg7 16.Qf4 (16.Qe3 g5 17.g3 Nb5–+) 16...Nc4 (16...g5 17.Qg3–+) 17.a4 (17.Qg3 a6 18.ba6 b5–+) 17...d6 (better is 17...g5!? 18.Qg3 g4 19.d3 ed3 20.cd3–+) 18.d3 ed3 (better is 18...Nb6 19.de4 fe4–+) 19.Qc4 dc2 20.Qc2 Re8 21.Be3 (21.Ne2–+) 21...f4 22.Bc8 Rc8 23.Qb3 (23.Nf3 fe3 24.0–0 Qe7–+) 23...fe3 24.fe3 Bh6 (better is 24...Qh4 25.Ke2 Bh6 26.Nf3 Re3 27.Qe3 Qc4 28.Kf2 Be3 29.Ke3–+) 25.Kf2 (25.Ne2 Re3 26.Qc4–+) 25...Be3 26.Kf1 Qf6 27.Nf3 Qa1 28.Ne1 Rf8 (28...Bd4 29.g4 Re1 30.Kg2 Rh1 31.Kf3 Qf1 32.Ke4 Bc5 33.Qg3 Re8 34.Qe5 Re5#) 29.Ke2 Rce8 30.Rf1 Bc1 31.Kd3 Re3 (31...Re3 32.Kc4 Re4 33.Kd3 Rd4 34.Ke2 Rd2 35.Ke3 Qd4#) 0–1. xCalvin – ahmed sharkawy_1, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

4.Nf3 Nb5 5.Ne5= f6 (5...d6 6.e4 Nd4 7.Nf3=) 6.e4 (6.e3 Na3 7.Ba3 Ba3 8.Qh5 Ke7 9.Qf7 (9.Na3?! fe5 10.Bc4 c6+/–; 9.Ra3?! fe5 10.Qe5 Kf8+/–) 9...Kd6 10.Nc4 Kc6 11.Nba3+–) 6...fe5 (6...Na3 7.Na3 fe5 8.Qh5 Ke7 9.Qe5 Kf7 10.Bc4 d5 11.Bd5 Kg6 12.Qg3 Kh6 13.d4 g5 14.h4 Bb4 15.c3 Bc3 16.Qc3+–) 7.Bb5 (better is 7.Qh5 Ke7 8.Qe5 Kf7 9.Bc4 d5 10.Bd5 Kg6 11.Bg8 Rg8 12.Qb5+/–) 7...a6?? (better is 7...Nf6=) 8.Qe5 (8.Bb5?! d6+=) 8...Kf7 9.Bc4 d5 10.Bd5 (10.Bb5?! c6 11.Be2 Nf6+=) 10...Kg6 11.Bg8 Rg8 12.Qb5+–) 7...a6?? (better is 7...Nf6=) 8.Qh5+– g6 (8...Ke7 9.Qe5 Kf7 10.Bc4 d5 11.Bd5 Kg6 12.Qg3 Qg5 13.Bf7 Kh6 14.Nc3+–) 9.Qe5 Qe7 10.Qh8 Qe4 11.Be2 Ne7 12.Nc3 (12.f3 Qc2 13.Bb2 d5+–) 12...Qg2 13.Rf1 d6 14.Bb2 Bd7 (14...Bf5 15.Qh7 Bc2 16.f4+–) 15.0–0–0 (15.Qh7 0–0–0+–) 15...0–0–0 (15...h6 16.h4+–) 16.Qd4 (16.Qh7!? d5+–) 16...Nc6 17.Qd5 (17.Qh4 Qh3 18.Qh3 Bh3+–) 17...Qd5 (17...Qh3 18.Qf3+–) 18.Nd5 Be6 19.Nf4 Bf5 20.Bf6 Re8 21.Bf3 (21.Rde1 Ne5+–) 21...Na5 (21...Ne5 22.Bg2 c6+–) 22.Rfe1 Re1 23.Re1 Bh6 (23...Kd7 24.Bc3 Nc4+–) 24.Re8 (24.Re8 Kd7 25.Rd8#) 1–0. lesbian14 – entropy5, Live Game Caissa's Web, 2006.

4.Nf3 Nf3 5.ef3 d5 6.Bb2 =+.

4.e3 Ne6

5.Bb2 d6 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.d4 ed4 8.Nd4 Nd4 9.Qd4 Be7 10.Nd2 0–0 11.Bd3 g6 (11...d5 12.0–0=) 12.Ne4+= Qe8?? (better is 12...Kg7+=) 13.Nf6+– Bf6 14.Qf6 black resigned. (14.Qf6 Qe5 15.Be5 de5 16.Qe5+–) 1–0. marekt – angelbearoh, net–chess.com, 2012.

5.Bb2 f6

6.c4 a6 7.ba6 ba6 8.d4 =.

6.c4 b6 7.Bd3 Bb7 8.Qh5 g6 9.Bg6+/– hg6 10.Qh8 Nh6 11.Qh7 g5 12.Qg6 Nf7 13.f3 Qe7 14.Nc3 0–0–0 15.Nd5 Bd5 16.cd5 Nc5 17.a4 Nb3 (18.Ra2 Nd6+–). nitousche – color1972, ChessWorld.net, 2004.

6.c4 Nc5 7.d4 Ne4 (7...ed4!? 8.ed4 Ne6+=) 8.de5+/– fe5?? (better is 8...Nc5+/–) 9.Qh5+– Ke7 (9...g6 10.Qe5 Qe7 11.Qe7 Be7 12.Bh8+–) 10.Qe5 Kf7 11.Qe4 (11.Qd5!? Ke8 12.Qe4 Qe7+–) 11...Nf6 12.Qc2 Bc5 (12...a6 13.Nf3+–) 13.Nf3 Re8 (13...b6 14.Nbd2+–) 14.Bd3 h6 (14...Kf8 15.0–0 a6 16.Bh7+–) 15.Bg6 Kf8 (15...Kg8 16.Be8 Ne8 17.0–0+–) 16.Be8 Qe8 17.Bf6 gf6 18.Qh7 Qf7 19.Qf7 (better is 19.Qh8!? Ke7 20.Nh4 d6+–) 19...Kf7 20.Nc3 d6 21.Nd5 Bg4 (21...c6 22.bc6 bc6 23.Nf4+–) 22.Nd2 (22.Nc7 Rg8+–) 22...Rc8 (22...c6 23.bc6 bc6 24.Nb4+–) 23.Ne4 Bb6 24.Nef6 (24.Ndf6!? Ba5 25.Kf1 Be6+–) 24...Ba5 25.Kf1 c6 (25...Bf5 26.g4 Bg6 27.Rd1+–) 26.bc6 bc6 27.Ng4 cd5 28.cd5 (28.Nh6 Kg6 29.Ng4 Rc4+–) 28...Kg6 (28...h5 29.h3 hg4 30.hg4+–) 29.e4 Bc3 (29...Rc4 30.Ke2 Re4 31.Ne3+–) 30.Rc1 Kg5 (30...Rb8 31.Ke2 Rb3 32.a4+–) 31.f3 h5 (31...Rb8 32.h4 Kh5 33.Rc3 Rb1 34.Kf2 Rh1 35.e5+–) 32.Ne3 (better is 32.Nf2 Rc5+–) 32...Kf4 (32...Rb8 33.Ke2 Bg7+–) 33.Nd1 Rg8 34.Rc3 h4 35.Kf2 Rh8 36.g3 hg3 37.hg3 Kg5 (37...Ke5 38.Rh8 a6 39.Rh6 Kd4 40.Rc7 a5 41.Nb2 a4 42.Rc4 Ke5 43.Nd3#) 38.Rh8 (38.Rh8 Kf6 39.f4 a6 40.Rc7 Kg6 41.Ne3 a5 42.Nf5 Kf6 43.Rh6#; 38.f4 Kg6 39.Rh8 Kg7 40.Rd8 Kg6 41.Rd6 Kh5 42.Rc7 a5 43.Ne3 a4 44.Rh7#) 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (2090) – Achkar,Monique, Ch Club, 2010.

6.d4 a6 7.de5 (7.ba6 ed4 (7...ba6 8.de5 Rb8 9.Ra2 Bb7 10.Nf3 fe5 11.Be5 Bc5 12.Rb2 Nf6 13.Bc4+/–) 8.ab7 Bb7 9.ed4 Rb8 10.Bc1 Bd6 11.Ne2 Ne7 12.c4 Ng6 13.d5+=) 7...ab5 (7...d6 8.ed6 (8.ef6 Nf6 9.Nf3 ab5 10.Bb5 c6 11.Bd3 Be7 12.0–0 0–0 13.c4+=) 8...Bd6 9.ba6 ba6 10.Bd3 Rb8 11.Qh5 Ke7 12.Bc3 Qe8 13.Qe8+/–; 7...d5 8.Nc3 (8.ba6 ba6 9.Nc3 Rb8 10.Rb1 c6 11.Nf3 Qc7 12.e4 Qa5 13.Qd2+=) 8...c6 9.bc6 bc6 10.Bd3 Rb8 11.Qh5 Kd7 12.Nd1 Qe8 13.Qh4+/–) 8.Bb5 (8.Bd3 Qe7 9.Nc3 fe5 10.Qh5 Qf7 11.Qe5 c6 12.Ne4 Qe7 13.Qh5+=) 8...Ra5 (8...Bc5 9.Bd3 d5 10.Qh5 Kf8 11.Nf3 Qe8 12.Qh4 Be7 13.Qg3+/–) 9.Bd3 fe5 (9...Qe7 10.Nd2 Nc5 11.Qh5 Kd8 12.Ngf3 d5 13.Be2+/–) 10.Qh5 g6 11.Bg6! hg6 (11...Ke7 12.Qh4 Nf6 13.Bc3+–) 12.Qh8 Ne7 13.Nd2 (13.Be5?! Re5 14.Qe5 Bg7=; 13.Bc3+–) 13...c6? (13...Nc6 14.Ngf3 d6 15.Nh4+–) 14.Bc3 (14.Be5?! Re5 15.Nc4 d6 16.Ne5 Qa5 17.Ke2 de5+/–) 14...Qb6 (14...Ra4 15.Be5 (15.Qe5?! Bg7 16.Qg7 Ng7 17.Bg7 Nf5=) 15...d6 16.Bf6+–) 15.Ngf3 (15.Be5?! Re5 16.Nc4 Qd4 17.Qe5 Qc4+/–) 15...Rd5 (15...Ra4 16.Ne5 (16.Qe5?! Bg7 17.Qg7 Ng7 18.Bg7 Nf5+=) 16...Qc5 17.Nd3+–) 16.Ne5 (worse is 16.Be5 d6 17.Bd4 Qa5+–) 16...Re5 (16...d6 17.Ng4 Kd8 18.Nf6+–) 17.Be5 Qc5 (17...d5 18.h4+–) 18.Ne4 Qc2 (18...Qa5 19.Bc3 Qa4 20.Nd6 Kd8 21.0–0+–) 19.Nd6 Kd8 20.Bg7! Ng7 21.Qf8 Kc7 22.Qe7 Qc3 23.Ke2 Ne6 (23...Nf5 24.Ne8 Kb8 25.Qd8 Qc4 26.Kd2 Qd5 27.Ke1+–) 24.Nb5! Kb8 (24...cb5 25.Qb4 Double attack (25.Qb4 Decoy)) 25.Qd6 Ka8 26.Nc3 1–0. pierre – salve, internet, 2011.

6.d4 ed4 7.ed4 A) 7...Qe7 8.Ne2 (8.Qh5 g6 9.Qe2 d5 10.Nc3 Qd6 11.Nf3 Ne7 12.Qd2 Nf5 13.Be2=) 8...d5 9.Bc1 Bd7 10.Nbc3 Qd6 11.a4 Qb4 12.Bd2 Qd6 13.a5=; B) 7...a6 8.ba6 (8.d5 Nf4 9.Ne2 Ng6 10.Nbc3 ab5 11.Nb5 c6 12.Nbc3 Qe7 13.Qd4=) 8...ba6 9.Nc3 Rb8 10.Rb1 Qe7 11.d5 Nf4 12.Nge2 c6 13.g3=; C) 7...d5 8.Bc1 (8.Nh3 Qe7 9.Qe2 a6 10.a4 ab5 11.ab5 Ra1 12.Ba1 Qb4 13.Nd2=) 8...Ne7 9.Nf3 Nf5 10.Be2 Bd6 11.Nc3 Nf4 12.g3 Ne2 13.Qe2=.

6.d4 ed4 7.Bd4 A) 7...d5 8.Nf3 (8.Bd3 Nd4 9.ed4 Nh6 10.Nc3 Bg4 11.Nge2 Qd6 12.0–0 0–0–0 13.Qd2=) 8...Nd4 9.Nd4 Bd6 10.Bd3 Ne7 11.0–0 c5 12.bc6 bc6 13.Qh5=; B) 7...Nd4 8.Qd4 (8.ed4 Qe7 9.Be2 a6 10.ba6 b6 11.Nf3 Ba6 12.Kd2 Bb7 13.Re1=) 8...Ne7 9.Bd3 d5 10.Nc3 c6 11.Nge2 Qa5 12.0–0 a6 13.bc6=; C) 7...Nh6 8.Nf3 (8.Bd3 Nd4 9.ed4 d5 10.Ne2 Bd6 11.0–0 0–0 12.c4 dc4 13.Bc4=) 8...Nd4 9.Nd4 c5 10.bc6 dc6 11.Bd3 Bg4 12.f3 Bc8 13.0–0=.

3.Nc3 d5

4.e3 d4 5.Ne4 Qd5 6.Bd3 (6.d3 f5 7.c4 Qd8=) 6...Bf5 (6...f5!? 7.Ng3 Nf6–/+ (7...Qg2? 8.e4+–)) 7.f3= 0–0–0 8.Ng5 (better is 8.Ne2=) 8...Bd3–/+ 9.cd3 h6 (9...de3 10.de3 h6–/+ (10...Qd3?? 11.Qd3 Rd3 12.Nf7+–)) 10.e4–/+ Qb5?? (better is 10...Qd7 11.N5h3 Kb8+=) 11.Nf7+– Rh7 12.Nd8 Nd8 13.Ne2 (13.Qb3!? Nf6+–) 13...Qd3 14.a4?? (better is 14.Qa4 Nf6 15.Qa7+–) 14...Bb4= 15.0–0 Bc3?? (better is 15...Nf6=) 16.Qb3 (better is 16.dc3 Qd1 17.Rd1 dc3 18.Nc3+–) 16...Qe2 17.dc3 Ne7 18.Ba3?? h5?? 19.Be7+– Rh8 20.Rab1 b6 21.a5! g5 22.Bg5 Rh7 23.ab6 ab6 24.Qg8 Rf7 25.Qd8 Kb7 26.Qd5 Kb8 27.Qf7 d3 28.Qe8 Kb7 29.Ra1 d2 30.Qa8# 1–0. esko – junderwood, net–chess.com, 2001.

4.e4 de4 5.Ne4 =+.

3.e3 d5

(--> 1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.e3 Nc6).

4.Bb2 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Nc6 4.e3).

4.Bb2 Nf6 (--> 1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.e3 Nc6 4.a3 e5).

3.e4 Nd4

4.Bb2 d5 5.Bd4 Qf6?? 6.Bb2+– d4 7.c3 h5 (8.cd4 ed4+–; 7...a5 8.cd4 ed4 9.Qc2 ab4 10.Nf3+–) 1–0. hpillsbury – jacoben (1625), net–chess.com, 2007.

4.c3 Nc6 =.

4.Nf3 d5 5.ed5 (worse is 5.Ne5 Qf6 6.c3 Qe5 7.cd4 Qd4–/+) 5...Qd5 6.Be2 =.

4.Nf3 h6 5.Bd3 a5 6.c3 (better is 6.Nd4 ed4 7.Bb2+=) 6...g5?? (better is 6...Nf3 7.Qf3 ab4 8.cb4 Bb4+=) 7.cd4+– ed4 8.Nd4 b6 (8...ab4 9.Bb2+–) 9.0–0 a4 (9...ab4 10.Bb2 ba3 11.Na3+–) 10.Bc4 Bb7 11.d3 c5 12.bc5 bc5 13.Qh5 Rh7 14.Re1 (better is 14.Nf5+–) 14...Nf6 15.Nc3?? (better is 15.Qe2 cd4 16.Nd2+–) 15...Nh5–+ 16.Nf5 Qf6 17.Nd5 (17.Bb2–+) 17...Qa1 18.Nc7 Kd8 19.Bg5 hg5 20.Ra1 Kc7 21.f3 Nf4 22.g3 Nh3 23.Kg2 g4! 24.fg4 Ng5 25.h4 Ne6 26.g5 Nd4 27.Ne3 Bd6 28.Nd5 Kc6 (better is 28...Bd5 29.Bd5 Rb8 30.Ra2–+) 29.Nf6 (29.Rb1 Nb3! 30.Nf6 Rg7–+) 29...Nc2 (better is 29...Rhh8 30.Rb1 Rab8 31.Bf7–+) 30.Rc1 (30.Bd5 Kc7 31.Bb7–+) 30...Ne3 31.Kf2 Nc4 32.dc4 Rg7 (32...Rhh8 33.Re1–+) 33.Kf3 Be5 34.Ng4 Bb2 35.Rb1 (35.Rd1 Ba3 36.Ne5 Kb6 37.Nd7 Kc7–+) 35...Ba3 36.Ne5 Kc7 37.Kf4 d6 38.Nd3 Re8 39.h5 (39.Re1 Bb4 40.Re2 a3–+) 39...Re4 40.Kf5 Re3 41.Nf4 (41.Kf6 Rg5! 42.Kg5 Rg3 43.Kh4 Rd3–+) 41...Re5 42.Kg4 Rgg5 (better is 42...Reg5 43.Kh4 Rg4 44.Kh3 Rg3 45.Kh2–+) 43.Kh3 Bc6 44.g4 Bf3 45.h6 Bg4 46.Kh4 f6 (better is 46...Bc8 47.Nd5 Kd8 48.Nf6–+) 47.h7 Re8 48.Ne6 (48.Nd5 Rd5! 49.cd5–+) 48...Be6 49.Rh1 (49.Re1 Rh8 50.Re6 Rh7#) 49...Rh8 50.Rh3 (50.Rh2 Rh7#) 50...Rh7# 0–1. pieeater – redferarri, ChessWorld.net, 2011.

3.e4 d5

4.d3 de4 5.Nc3 –/+.

4.d3 Nf6 5.Nc3 (5.ed5 Nd5 6.Be2 Qf6+=) 5...a5 (5...d4 6.Nce2–/+) 6.b5+= Nd4 7.f3 (7.Bg5 de4 8.de4 Bg4+=) 7...c6 (7...Bc5 8.Bg5–/+) 8.a4 (8.bc6 bc6 9.Nge2 Rb8–/+) 8...Bd7 (8...Bb4 9.Bd2–/+) 9.Rb1 (9.Nge2 Bb4 10.Bd2 Ne2 11.Ne2 0–0–/+) 9...Bd6 (9...Bb4 10.Bd2–/+) 10.bc6 bc6 11.Bg5 (11.Nce2 0–0–/+) 11...Rb8 (11...Bb4 12.Bd2–/+) 12.Bf6 (12.Rb8 Qb8 13.Bf6 gf6–/+) 12...gf6 (12...Rb1 13.Bd8 Rd1 14.Nd1 Kd8–/+) 13.ed5? (better is 13.Na2–/+) 13...Bb4–+ 14.Qd2?? (14.Rb4 ab4 15.Nce2 c5–+) 14...cd5 (better is 14...Bc3 15.Qc3 Rb1 16.Kd2 Rf1 17.dc6 Bc6–+) 15.Nge2 Ba4! 16.Kf2 (16.Na4 Nc2 Double attack (16...Bd2 Pinning; 16...Bd2 Deflection)) 16...Bc2 (better is 16...Bc3 17.Nc3 Rb1 18.Nb1 Qb6–+) 17.Nd4 (17.Rb2 Bc5 18.Rb8 Qb8–+) 17...ed4 (better is 17...Bb1 18.Qc1 Bc3 19.Qc3 ed4–+) 18.Re1 Kf8 19.Qh6 Kg8 20.Re7?? (20.Rc1 dc3 21.Rc2 Qb6 22.Kg3–+) 20...Qe7 (20...Be7!? 21.Ne2–+) 21.Nd5 Rb6 (better is 21...Qe1 22.Kg1 Be7–+) 22.Ne7+/– Be7 23.Be2 (better is 23.Qc1 Rc6 24.Qe1+/–) 23...Bd8?? (23...Rb2 24.Rc1 a4 25.Kg3+=) 24.Qh4?? (24.Rc1 Rb2 25.Qd2 Be7 26.Rc2 Bb4 27.Rc8 Kg7+–) 24...Rb4?? (better is 24...Rb2 25.Qg4 Kf8+=) 25.Rc1 Kg7 (25...Rb2 26.Qg3 Kf8 27.Qd6 Be7 28.Qd4 Rb4+–) 26.Rc2 f5 (26...Re8+–) 27.Qg3 Kh6 (27...Kf8 28.Rc8 Ke7+–) 28.Rc6 Kh5 (28...f6 29.f4 Rg8 30.Qg8 a4 31.Qg5#) 29.f4# 1–0. willowsa – verbal, net–chess.com, 2002.

4.ed5= Qd5 5.Nc3 Qd6 6.Bb5 (6.Nf3!?+=) 6...a6= 7.Ba4 Be6 (7...Nf6 8.Nf3 b5 9.Bb3+=) 8.Nf3= b5 9.Bb3 Bb3 10.cb3 Qd3 11.Qe2 0–0–0 12.Qe4 (12.Qd3!? Rd3 13.Ke2=) 12...Qe4+= 13.Ne4 f5 14.Neg5 Nh6 (14...e4 15.Ng1 Ne5 16.Ke2+=) 15.Ne6 (15.Bb2!? Bd6 16.0–0=) 15...Rd6+= 16.Nc5 (16.Nf8!? Rf8 17.Bb2+=) 16...e4–/+ 17.Ng5 Nd4 18.0–0 (better is 18.Rb1 Rg6 19.h4–/+) 18...Nc2?? (better is 18...Rg6 19.h4 Bc5 20.bc5 Ng4–+) 19.Ra2= Nd4 20.Kh1?? (20.Ra1 Rg6 21.h4–+) 20...Rg6–+ 21.h4 Bc5 22.bc5 Nb3 23.Rc2 Rd8 24.Nh7?? (better is 24.f3–+) 24...Nf7 25.f4 (25.g3 Rh6 26.f3 ef3–+) 25...ef3! 26.Rf3 (26.Rf3 Nd4 Double attack (26...Nd4 Decoy); 26.gf3 Rh6 Combination) 26...Nd4 27.Rcc3 Nf3 28.Rf3 Ne5 29.Re3 (29.Ng5 Nf3 30.Nf3 Re8–+) 29...Nd3 30.Ng5 (30.Nf8 Rg4 (30...Nc1 31.Ng6 Kb7 32.Ne7–/+) 31.Ne6 Rd5–+) 30...Nc1 31.Nf7 (31.Nf3 Nd3 32.Re7 Rd7–+) 31...Rd2 32.Ng5 (32.c6 Re2 33.Rc3 Re1 34.Kh2 Rg4–+) 32...Rd4 33.g3 Rd3 34.Re8 Kb7 35.Kh2 (35.Re5 Rg3 36.Rf5 Ra3–+) 35...Ra3 36.Re5 (36.Re1 Nd3 37.Rb1 Nc5–+) 36...b4 37.Rf5 b3 38.Ne4 b2 39.Nd2 Rag3 40.Nb1 Ne2 (40...Ne2 41.c6 Kc6 42.Rg5 R6g5 43.hg5 Rg1 44.Na3 Ra1 45.Nb1 Rb1 46.Kg2 Re1 47.Kf3 b1Q 48.Kf2 Rf1 49.Ke2 Qd1 50.Ke3 Kd5 51.g6 Rf3#) 0–1. euforia (1800) – kropotkin (1615), internet, 2007.

3.e4 d6

4.Bb5 Bd7 5.d3 a6 6.Ba4 Nf6 7.Be3 (7.Nf3 b5 8.Bb3 Be7=) 7...Be7 (7...d5 8.Nf3 b5 9.Bb3+=) 8.Nf3= h6 9.Nbd2 0–0 10.0–0 b5 11.Bb3 Bg4 12.h3 Bf3 13.Qf3 (13.gf3 d5 14.f4 d4 15.fe5 de3 16.ef6 Bf6 17.fe3 Ba1 18.Qa1 a5–/+) 13...Nd4 14.Bd4 ed4 15.Rfe1 c5 16.e5 (16.bc5!? dc5 17.a4+=) 16...de5+= 17.Re5 (17.bc5 Qc7 18.Qf5 Bc5 19.Qe5 Qe5 20.Re5 Rac8+=) 17...Bd6 (better is 17...cb4 18.a4 Bd6–/+) 18.Ne4?? (better is 18.Rf5 cb4 19.Ne4 Ne4 20.de4 ba3 21.e5+=) 18...Be5–+ 19.Nc5 Qe7 20.Re1 Rfe8 21.Kh1 (21.g3 Qc7–+) 21...Qc7 22.Bd5 (22.Ne4 a5 23.Rd1 Qe7–+) 22...Nd5 (better is 22...Bd6!? 23.Rc1 Nd5 24.Qd5 Bc5 25.bc5–+) 23.Qd5 Qe7 (better is 23...a5–+) 24.f4 Qh4 (24...Rad8 25.Qf3 Qh4 26.Re5 Re5 27.fe5 Qe1 28.Kh2 Qe5 29.Qg3–+) 25.Re5 Re5?? (25...Qf4 26.Re4 Rad8 27.Rf4 Rd5 28.Nb3–+) 26.fe5 (better is 26.Qa8 Kh7 27.fe5 Qe1 28.Kh2 Qe5 29.g3+–) 26...a5?? (better is 26...Rd8 27.Qe4 Qe4 28.de4 Rc8–/+) 27.Qa8+– Kh7 28.Qe4 (28.Qa5?! Qe1 29.Kh2 Qe5 30.g3 Qe2 31.Kg1 Qe1 32.Kg2 Qe2 33.Kh1 Qe1 34.Kg2 Qe2 35.Kg1 Qe1 36.Kg2=) 28...Qe4 29.Ne4 Kg6 (29...ab4 30.ab4 Kg6+–) 30.ba5 1–0. groovenetwork – JanAnton, ChessWorld.net, 2012.

4.c3 Nf6–/+ 5.Qf3 (5.d3 d5 6.Nd2 Be6–/+) 5...Bg4 6.Qg3 Qd7 7.Bb5 (better is 7.f3 Be6 8.Nh3–+) 7...Ne4 8.Qe3 Nf6 9.h3 Be6 10.Nf3 a6 (10...Nd5!? 11.Qe4 f5 12.Qc2–+) 11.Bc6 Qc6 12.a4?? (12.0–0 Nd5 13.Qe4–+) 12...Nd5 13.Qe4 g6 (better is 13...f5 14.Ne5 de5 15.Qe5 Kf7–+) 14.b5 Qb6 (14...ab5 15.ab5 Ra1 16.bc6 bc6 17.0–0+–) 15.Ng5 Nf6 (15...ab5 16.Ne6 fe6 17.0–0–+) 16.Qe3 (16.Qf3 Be7 17.Ne6 fe6–+) 16...Qe3 17.de3 Bd5 18.0–0 (18.ba6 Ra6 19.0–0 Bh6–+) 18...ab5 19.Bb2 (19.a5 h6 20.Nf3 Be7–+) 19...Bh6 20.h4 (20.f4 ba4 21.c4 Bc4–+) 20...0–0 (better is 20...Ra4 21.Nd2 Ke7 22.Ra4 ba4 23.c4–+) 21.ab5 Bc4 22.Ra8 Ra8 23.Nd2 (23.Rc1 Ra2 24.Na3–+) 23...Bf1 24.Kf1 (24.Nf1 Ra2 25.Bc1 Bg5 26.hg5 Ne4–+) 24...Ra2 25.Nc4 d5 26.Ne5 Rb2 27.Ngf7 Bg7 28.Ng5 (28.f3 Nh5–+) 28...Ne4 29.Ne4 Be5 30.f4 (30.Nc5 Rb5 31.Ne6 Rb6–+) 30...Bg7 (30...de4 31.fe5 Kf7 32.c4–+) 31.Nc5 (31.Ng5 Rb5 32.Ke2 Bc3–+) 31...Rb5 32.Na4 (32.Ne6 c6 33.Nd4–+) 32...Ra5 33.Nb2 Bc3 (better is 33...Ra1 34.Ke2 Ra2 35.g3–+) 34.Nd3 (34.Nd1 Bf6–+) 34...b5 35.Nc5 Ra2 (35...b4 36.Nb3 Ra3 37.Nc5–+) 36.Ne6 (36.g4 b4 37.f5 gf5 38.gf5 Ra5–+) 36...c6 37.Nc5 b4 38.g4 Ra3 39.Ke2 b3 40.f5 gf5 (40...b2 41.e4 b1Q 42.ed5 Qc2 43.Kf3 Be5 44.Nd3 Rd3 45.Ke4 Qe2#) 41.gf5 b2 42.f6 (42.Nd3 b1Q 43.Nb2 Ra1 44.Kf3 Qf5 45.Kg2 Qg4 46.Kf2 Rg1 47.Nc4 Qg2#) 42...Bf6 43.h5 (43.Nd7 Bh4 44.Nf6 Bf6 45.Kf3 b1Q 46.Kf2 Bh4 47.Kg2 Qf5 48.Kg1 Qc2 49.e4 Ra1#) 43...b1Q 44.h6 (44.Ne4 Qd3 45.Kf2 Qe3 46.Kf1 Qe4 47.h6 Ra2 48.Kg1 Qg2#) 44...Bd4! 45.ed4 (45.ed4 Qc2 Mate attack) 45...Qb2 46.Kd1 Ra1# 0–1. ChessNo1 – unitedfan, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

4.Nf3!? =.

3.e4 Nf6

4.Nc3 Nd4 =.

4.Nc3 d5 5.ed5 Nd5 6.Bb5 =+.

4.Nc3 d5 5.ed5 Nd5 6.Ne4 Bf5 7.Bd3? (better is 7.Ng3 Be6 8.Nf3+=) 7...Nf4–+ 8.Qf3? (better is 8.Nd6 Qd6 9.Bf5 Ng2 10.Kf1–+) 8...Nd4 (8...Nd3?! 9.cd3 Nd4 10.Qd1–+) 9.Qg3 b6 (9...Qd5 10.Nc3 Qg2 11.Bf5 Nf5 12.Qg2 Ng2 13.Kf1–/+) 10.Nf3 (10.Kd1 a5 11.Bb2 Nd3 12.Qd3 ab4–+) 10...c5 11.Ne5? Nh5?? 12.Qe3+/– Be6 13.c3 Nb3?? 14.Bb5 Ke7 15.Nc6 Kd7 16.Nd8 Kd8 17.Qd3 Kc7 18.Rb1 Nf4 19.Qg3 a6 20.Qf4 (20.Qf4 Kd8 21.bc5 ab5 22.cb6 Bh3 23.b7 Rc8 24.Rb3 Be6 25.Nd6 Bd6 26.Qd6 Bd7 27.Rb5 Re8 28.Kd1 Re1 29.Re1 h6 30.bc8R Kc8 31.Rb8#) 1–0. Labrousse,Jeanne – Livet,Alain, Pays de Loire–chT, 2009.

4.Nc3 d5 5.ed5 Nd5 6.Nf3 +=.

4.Nc3 d6 5.f3 (better is 5.Nf3!?=) 5...d5–/+ 6.b5 (6.Bb2 d4 7.Na4 a6–/+) 6...Na5 (6...Nd4 7.d3–+) 7.ed5 (7.d4!? ed4 8.Qd4+=) 7...Nd5 8.Nd5 Qd5 9.a4 (9.Bb2!?–/+) 9...Bc5 10.c4?? (better is 10.Ba3 0–0 11.Ne2–+) 10...Nc4 (better is 10...Qd4 11.Nh3 Bh3 12.Qc2 Qa1 13.gh3–+) 11.d3? (11.Qb3 Qd4 12.Qc4 Qf2 13.Kd1 Be6–+) 11...Nd6 (better is 11...Qd4 12.Qc2 Bb4 13.Ke2 Qa1 14.dc4–+) 12.g4 (12.Ne2 0–0 13.Ba3–+) 12...f5 (12...Bg1!? 13.Rg1 Qd4 14.Bh6 gh6 15.Rg2–+) 13.Qe2 (13.gf5 Qd4 14.Ra2 Qh4 15.Kd2 Nf5–+) 13...fg4 14.Bb2 (14.Be3 0–0 15.Bg2 Bb4 16.Bd2 Qd4–+) 14...Bb4 (better is 14...0–0!? 15.Rc1 gf3 16.Nf3 Rf3 17.Bg2 Bb4 18.Bc3–+) 15.Kd1 gf3 16.Nf3 (16.Qe5 Be6 17.Qd5 Bd5 18.Nh3–+) 16...Bg4 17.Bg2 0–0 18.h3 (18.Kc2 Rae8 19.Rad1 e4 20.de4 Re4 21.Rd5 Re2 22.Kc1 Bf3 23.Bf3 Rf3–+) 18...Bh5 (18...Bh5 19.Kc2 Rae8–+) 0–1. etron – aroccos, net–chess.com, 2008.

4.Nc3 Bd6 5.Nb5? (better is 5.Nf3=) 5...Be7–/+ 6.Nf3 d6 (6...Ne4 7.d3 Nf6 8.Be2–/+) 7.Bc4 (7.Bd3 a5+=) 7...h6 (7...Ne4 8.Qe2 Nf6 9.Bb3–/+) 8.0–0 (8.Nc3 Bg4=) 8...Ne4+= 9.d3 (9.Re1 a6 10.Re4 ab5 11.Bb5 Bf5–/+) 9...Nf6–/+ 10.c3?? (better is 10.d4 e4 11.d5 ef3 12.dc6 bc6 13.Nd4 fg2 14.Re1–/+) 10...a6–+ 11.a4 ab5 12.Bb5 Bd7 13.Re1 Na7 14.Bd7 Qd7 (14...Kd7?! 15.Qb3–+) 15.d4 (15.Bb2 Nc6–+) 15...ed4 (better is 15...e4!? 16.Nd2 d5 17.Ba3–+) 16.Nd4 Nd5 (better is 16...0–0–+) 17.Ra2?? (better is 17.Qf3 Nb6 18.Nf5+=) 17...Nc3–+ 18.Qd2 Na2 19.Qa2 0–0–0 (19...0–0!? 20.b5–+) 20.Qf7 (20.Be3 Bg5 21.a5 Rhe8–+) 20...Bf6 21.Qg6 (21.Qd7 Kd7 22.Rd1–+) 21...Bd4 22.Re6 (22.Qd3 Rhe8 23.Rd1 Qe6–+) 22...Bf6 (better is 22...Rde8 23.Re3–+) 23.b5 Qe6 24.Qd3 Qe1 25.Qf1 Rde8 26.f4 Re2 (26...Bd4 27.Be3 Be3 28.Kh1 Qf1#) 27.g4 Bd4 (27...Bd4 28.Be3 Be3 29.Kh1 Qf1#) 0–1. chessstler – zseqsx, Live Game Caissa's Web, 2004.

4.d3 d5 5.ed5 Nd5 6.c4 Nf6 (6...Nf4 7.Nf3–/+) 7.Be2 (7.Nf3 e4 8.de4 Qd1 (worse is 8...Ne4 9.Qd8 Nd8 10.Bd3+=) 9.Kd1 Ne4+=) 7...a5 (7...Qd4 8.Ra2 Ng4 9.Nh3+=) 8.b5 Nd4 9.Nf3 Bc5 (worse is 9...Ne2 10.Qe2 Bd6 11.Nbd2= (worse is 11.Ne5 0–0 12.0–0 Re8+=)) 10.Bb2 0–0 11.0–0 Bf5 12.Nc3 (12.Nd4 Bd4 13.Nc3 Qd6–/+) 12...Re8 (better is 12...Nf3 13.Bf3 Bd3–/+) 13.Nh4? (better is 13.Nd4 Bd4 14.Qc2+=) 13...Ne2–+ 14.Ne2 Bd3 (14...Qd3?! 15.Ng3 Qc2 16.Be5 Re5 17.Nhf5 Qc4 18.Qf3–+) 15.Re1 (15.Nf3 e4 16.Ne5–+) 15...Ng4 16.Rf1 (16.Nf3 Bf2 17.Kh1–+) 16...Qh4 17.h3 Nf2 18.Rf2 Qf2 (18...Qf2 19.Kh1 Bc4–+) 0–1. chessH – PassedPawn, ChessWorld.net, 2003.

4.d3 d5–/+ 5.ed5 Nd5 6.Be2 Qf6 7.Bb2 (7.Nf3 Bd6–/+) 7...Be6 (7...a5!? 8.Bf3 Nb6 9.Bc6 Qc6 (9...bc6?! 10.Nf3+=) 10.ba5 Ra5–/+) 8.Nf3–/+ 0–0–0 (8...Bd6 9.g3 Qf5 10.Nbd2=) 9.0–0+= Nf4 10.g3 Ne2 11.Qe2 Now all is on e5 11...Nd4 12.Nd4 ed4 13.Nd2 h5 14.Ne4 Qg6 15.Nc5 Bc5 16.bc5 Bh3 17.Rfe1 Qc6 18.f4 (18.Qe4!? Qc5 19.Rab1–/+) 18...Qc5–+ 19.Qe5 (19.Rac1 h4–+) 19...Qc2 20.Re2? (better is 20.Qe2 Qe2 21.Re2–+) 20...Qd3 21.Rc1 Rd7 22.Rce1 (22.Rec2 c6–+) 22...h4 23.Qe4 Qe4 24.Re4 c5 25.Re8 (25.Rc1 Rc7–+) 25...Re8 26.Re8 Kc7 27.Rh8 c4 (27...c4 28.Rh5 Kc6–+) 0–1. chessH – marekt, ChessWorld.net, 2003.

4.f3 d5 5.Nc3 de4 6.fe4 Be7 7.Bc4 Qd4 (better is 7...a5 8.b5 Nd4+=) 8.Nf3?? (better is 8.Qe2=) 8...Qc4–+ 9.d3 (9.b5 Nd4 10.Ne5–+) 9...Qc3 10.Bd2 Qa1! 11.Qa1 Bg4 (better is 11...a5 12.b5 Nd4 13.Nd4 ed4 14.Qd4 Ba3 15.Qe5 Be7–/+) 12.Ng1?? (better is 12.Ne5 Ne5 13.Qe5+=) 12...a5 (12...0–0–0 13.Ne2–+) 13.b5 (13.ba5 0–0–+) 13...Nd4 14.Qc1 (14.Qc3 Nb5 15.Qe5 Na3 16.Qc7 Rc8 17.Qb7 Nc2 18.Kf1 a4–+) 14...0–0–0 (better is 14...Ba3!? 15.Qb1–+) 15.h3 Bh5 16.a4 c6?? (better is 16...b6–+) 17.Ba5–/+ Rde8 18.bc6 bc6 19.Qb2 Kd7 20.g4 Bg6 (20...Rb8 21.Qa2 Bg6 22.h4–+) 21.c3 Ne6 22.Qb7= Kd6 23.Nf3 c5?? 24.Qb6 Kd7 25.Ne5 Kc8 26.0–0 Rd8 27.Rb1 Rd3 28.Qb8# (28.Qb7#) 1–0. Matthias – FreshPrinc2, mySchach.de, 2005.

4.f3 Ne4 5.Ne2 Nf6 6.b5 –/+.

4.Nf3 b6 5.Bc4 h6 6.0–0 Be7 7.d4 d6 8.de5 de5 9.b5 Na5 10.Ne5 Nc4 11.Nc4 Qd1 12.Rd1 0–0 (12...Ne4 13.Re1 Nc5 14.Ne3=) 13.Bf4 (13.e5 Nd7+/–) 13...Ne8? (13...Ne4!? 14.Re1 Bf6=) 14.a4 Bb7 15.f3 Bc5 16.Kh1 Rc8 17.Rd5?? (better is 17.Be3 Bb4 18.c3+–) 17...Bd5–+ 18.ed5 Nd6 (18...Nf6 19.Nc3 Bd4 20.Be5 Bc3 21.Bc3 Nd5 22.Bd2–+) 19.Ne5 Rfe8 20.Nc6?? (better is 20.Nd3–/+) 20...Re1# 0–1. Kunk – Geordiedazza, ChessWorld.net, 2003.

2...d6

3.c3 Nf6 4.d4 Nbd7 5.e3 Be7 6.f4 0–0 7.g3 ef4 8.ef4 a5 9.g4 ab4 10.cb4 d5 11.f5 (11.Bd2–+) 11...Bb4! 12.Ke2 (12.ab4 Qe7 Double attack (12...Ra1 Pinning; 12...Ra1 Deflection; 12...Qe7 Decoy)) 12...Re8 13.Kd3 (13.Kf2 Re1 14.Qf3 Rc1–+) 13...Re1 14.Qe1 (14.Qb3 Rf1 15.Qb4 Rc1–+) 14...Be1 15.Be2 (15.h3 Ne4 16.Be3 Qf6–+) 15...Qe8 16.Nf3 (16.Nd2 Bf2 17.Bb2–+) 16…Qe4 0–1. Norsworthy,Elizabeth – Owens,Johnny, IECG Cat–T email, 1995. (=1.a3 e5 2.b4 d6)

3.Nc3 a5 4.b5 (4.ba5 d5 5.e4 d4 6.Nce2 Ra5 7.Ng3 Nf6=+) 4...d5 5.d4 ed4 6.Qd4 Nf6 7.Bg5 Be7 =.

3.Nc3 Nc6 4.Nf3 Be6 5.b5 Na5 6.d4 ed4 7.Nd4 Qf6 8.g3 Ne7 9.Bg2 Rb8 10.Ne4 Qg6 11.0–0 Nf5 12.Nc3 Be7 13.Ne6 fe6 14.e4 Nh6 15.Ne2 0–0 16.Nf4 Qf6 17.Be3 b6 18.Bh3 e5 19.Nd5 Qg6 (19...Qf7 20.f4 Bd8 21.fe5 Qe8 22.Rf8 Kf8 23.Qf1 Kg8 24.Bh6 c6 25.bc6 Nc6 26.ed6 b5+–) 20.Ne7 Kh8 21.Ng6 hg6 22.Be6 Nb7 23.Bd5 Nc5 24.f4 Ng4 25.Qg4 ef4 (25...Rf5 26.ef5 Ne6 27.Be6 gf5 28.Qh5#) 26.Qh4# 1–0. usingprogram (2040) – bumby, kurnik, 2011.

3.Nc3 d5 A) 4.d4 e4 5.Bf4 a5 6.e3 Nf6 7.Ra2 Be7=+; B) 4.Nf3 e4 5.Nd4 Nf6 6.d3 a5 7.ba5 Be7=+; C) 4.e4 d4 5.Nce2 Nf6 6.Ng3 a5 7.b5 Bd6=+; D) 4.e3 Nf6 5.Nf3 a5 6.b5 Bd6 7.Bb2 0–0=+.

3.Nc3 Be7 4.Nf3 h5 (4...Nf6 5.e4=) 5.e3 (5.e4 Nf6+=) 5...c6 (5...Nf6 6.Bb2=) 6.d4+= ed4 (6...Nd7 7.Be2+=) 7.ed4+/– Bf6 (7...a5!? 8.b5 Nf6+/–) 8.Bd3+– Ne7 (8...Bg4!? 9.0–0 Ne7 10.Be3+/–) 9.Ne4 Nd5 (9...Nf5 10.Nf6 Qf6 11.0–0 Nd4 12.Nd4 Qd4 13.Re1 Kf8 14.Bg5+–) 10.c4 Nc7 11.0–0 Bg4 12.Nf6 gf6?! (12...Qf6 13.Qe1 Qe7+–) 13.Re1 Kd7 14.h3 Be6 15.Bf4 Rg8 (15...Kc8 16.Nh4 Nd7 17.d5+– (worse is 17.Bd6 Nb6 18.d5 cd5+–)) 16.Nh4 Bh3 (16...d5 17.c5+–) 17.Qh5 Qf8 (17...Be6 18.Nf5 Rh8+–) 18.Bf5 Bf5 (18...Ne6 19.Bh3 Kc7 20.Be6+–) 19.Qf5 Kd8 (19...Ne6 20.d5 Qe7 21.Rad1+–) 20.Qf6 Kc8 21.Nf5 Nd7 (21...Ne6 22.Bd6 Nd7 23.Ne7 Kd8 24.Nc6 Kc8 25.Ne7 Kd8 26.Qf3+–) 22.Ne7 Kb8 (22...Kd8 23.Nc6 Kc8 24.Ne7 Kd8 25.Qd6 Rg2 26.Kg2 Ne6 27.Re6 fe6+–) 23.Qd6 Qc8 24.Nc8 Rc8 (24...Ne5 25.Qe5 Rc8 26.Qc7 Rc7 27.Re8) 25.Qc7! Rc7 (25...Rc7 26.Re8#) 26.Re8 1–0. pierre – kavayah1, internet, 2015.

3.Nc3 h6 4.Nf3 g5 5.h3 Nf6 6.e4 Bg7 7.Bc4 0–0 8.0–0 Nc6 9.Qe2 Nd4 10.Qd3 Nf3 11.Qf3 c6 12.Bb2 Be6 13.Be6 fe6 14.Qd3 d5 15.Rae1 de4 16.Qc4 Qd6 17.Ne4 Ne4 18.Qe4 Qd2 19.Be5 Be5 20.Qe5 Qd7 21.Qe6 Qe6 22.Re6 Kg7 23.Rd1 Rad8 (23...a5!?+–) 24.Re7 Kf6 25.Rd8 Ke7? (25...Rd8 26.Rb7 Rd1 27.Kh2 Rd2 28.Ra7 Rc2+–) 26.Rf8 Kf8 27.f4! gf4 (27...Ke7 28.fg5 hg5 29.Kf2+–) 28.Kf2 Ke7 29.Kf3 Kd6 30.Kf4 c5 (30...Ke6+–) 31.bc5 Kc5 32.g4 b5 (32...Kc6 33.Kf5 Kc5 34.h4+–) 33.h4 White prepares the advance g5 33...b4 (33...Kd6 34.Kf5 a5 35.g5 hg5 36.hg5+–) 34.ab4 Kb4 35.g5 hg5 36.hg5 a5 37.g6 a4 38.g7 a3 39.g8Q a2 (39...Kc3 40.Qb3 Kd4 41.Qb5 a2 42.Qb2 Kc5 43.Ke5 a1Q 44.Qa1 Kc6 45.Qh1 Kb6 46.Kd6 Ka6 47.Qb1 Ka5 48.Kc5 Ka4 49.Qb4) 40.Qa2 Kc3 (40...Kc5 41.Ke5 Kb6 42.Kd6 Kb5 43.Qb3 Ka5 44.Kc5 Ka6 45.Qb6) 41.Ke4 Kb4 42.Kd4 Kb5 43.Qe6 Kb4 44.Qb3 Ka5 45.Kc5 1–0. Janek – Christopher, internet, 2016.

3.c4 Na6 4.g3 c5 5.b5 Nc7 6.Bb2 f5 (6...Nf6 7.Bg2=+) 7.Bg2= Nf6 8.a4 g6 (8...Be7 9.Nh3=) 9.d3 Bg7 10.e3 0–0 11.Ne2 Qe7 12.0–0 d5 13.Nd2 Rd8 14.Qb3 Kh8 15.Rad1 d4 16.ed4 ed4 17.Rfe1 Re8 18.Nf3 Ne6 19.Nf4 Qc7 20.Bc1 Bd7 21.Ne5 Nf8 22.Nf7 (22.Nd7 Qd7 23.a5 Re1 24.Re1 Re8 25.Re8 Qe8+/–) 22...Kg8 23.Ng5 Re1 24.Re1 Re8 25.Qd1 h6 26.Nd5 Qd8 27.Nf6 Qf6 28.Bd5 Kh8 29.Re8 Be8 30.Qe2 Bd7 31.Nh3 b6 32.Nf4 Qd6 33.a5 (33.Bd2 Kh7+=) 33...ba5= 34.Qe1 Kh7 (34...g5 35.Nh5=) 35.Qa5+= Qb6 36.Qe1 Qd6 37.h4 Bf6 38.Qa5 Qb6 39.Qa2 Bg7 40.Qe2 Qd6 41.Ba3 Bf6 42.Kg2 Bg7 43.Bc1 Be5 44.Kh2 (44.Qa2 Qc7+=) 44...Bc8 45.Kh1 Bd7 46.Qa2 Qc7 47.Qd2 Bg7 48.Qe2 Qd6 49.Kh2 Be5 50.Qe1 Bc8 51.Qe2 (51.Kg1 a6 52.b6 Bd7+/–) 51...Qf6 (51...Bd7!?=) 52.Qd2 Qd6 53.Bh1 Nd7 54.Nd5 Qf8 55.h5 g5 56.Kg1 Nb6 57.Qa5 Qg7 58.Ba3 Nd5 59.Bd5 (< 59.cd5 Qe7=+) ½–½. Luzuriaga,Norberto Horacio – Blankenberg,Bruno, 2. b4 Thementurnier, 2000.

3.c4 Be7 4.Bb2 f5 (4...Nf6 5.Nf3=+) 5.Qc2 Nf6 6.d3 Nbd7 7.Nd2 Nf8 (7...0–0 8.d4=+) 8.g3 c6 9.Bg2 Ne6 10.Nh3 0–0 11.e3 Bd7 (12.0–0 a5=). kosta – yumiko22 (1720), internet, 2007.

3.c4 Qh4 4.e3 a6 (4...Qg4 5.Qg4 Bg4 6.Be2=) 5.Nf3 Qf6 (5...Qe7 6.Nc3=) 6.Be2 (6.Nc3 Ne7=) 6...b6 (6...e4 7.Nd4=) 7.0–0 (7.Nc3 e4 8.Nd4 Qg6=) 7...e4= 8.Nd4 Bb7 (8...c5 9.Nc2 cb4 10.ab4+=) 9.Nc3 (9.f3 Qg5+=) 9...c5+= 10.bc5 (10.Nc2 Qg5+=) 10...bc5 (better is 10...dc5!? 11.Nc2 Bd6=) 11.Nb3 (11.Qa4 Kd8 12.Rb1 cd4 13.Qa5 Ke8+–) 11...Nd7 (11...Qg6 12.Rb1 Bc6 13.Na5+–) 12.Nd5 (12.Na5!? Bc8 13.Qc2+/–) 12...Bd5= 13.Rb1?? (better is 13.cd5 Qg5 14.Bc4+=) 13...Bc6–+ 14.Bb2 (14.Na5 d5–+) 14...Qg5 15.g3? a5 16.d4 a4 17.h4 Qf5 18.Nd2 (18...d5 19.dc5 Nc5 20.cd5 Qd5 21.Bc4–+) 0–1. gdraper (2035) – sbderkach (1680), net–chess.com, 2006.

3.c4 h6 4.e4 (4.Nf3 e4 5.Nd4 Nf6=) 4...g5 (4...Nf6 5.Nc3=) 5.h3 (5.d3 Nf6=) 5...Bg7 (5...Nf6 6.Nc3=) 6.Bb2 (6.Nc3 Nc6=) 6...a6 (6...a5 7.Qa4 Bd7 8.b5=) 7.Nc3 Ne7 8.g3 (8.Nf3 f5=) 8...0–0 (8...Nbc6 9.Nf3=) 9.Nd5 (9.g4 Ng6=) 9...Nd5=+ 10.cd5 b5 (10...f5 11.d3=+) 11.d4 Nd7 (11...f5 12.de5 fe4 13.Qe2=) 12.Nf3 (12.h4 ed4 13.hg5 Qg5=) 12...Re8 (12...f5 13.ef5 e4 14.Nd2=+) 13.Bg2 (13.de5 f5 14.Qc2 Ne5 15.Ne5 Be5 (< 15...de5 16.Bg2+=) 16.Be5 A) 16...de5? A1) 17.ef5?! Qd5 18.f6 Qf7= (18...Qh1?? 19.Qg6 Kh8 20.Qg7); A2) 17.Qc6 Rb8 18.Qg6 Kh8 19.Qh6 Kg8 20.Qg6 Kf8 21.Rc1+–; B) 16...Re5=+) 13...ed4 (13...f5!? 14.ef5 ed4 15.Kf1 Nb6=) 14.Nd4+= Bd4 (better is 14...Nf6!? 15.Nc6 Qd7 16.Bf6 Bf6+=) 15.Qd4+/– f6 (15...Ne5 16.0–0 f6 17.f4 gf4 18.Rf4+/–) 16.0–0 Ne5 17.f4 (17.Qc3 Rf8+/–) 17...gf4 18.Rf4 Rf8 (18...a5 19.Raf1 ab4 20.ab4+/–) 19.Raf1 Kg7 (19...Qe7 20.Kh2+/–) 20.Qd1 (better is 20.Qd2+–) 20...Nc4?? (better is 20...a5+/–) 21.Bf6+– Rf6 22.Qd4 Ne5 23.Rf6 Kh7 (23...Qf6 24.Rf6 Kf6+–) 24.Qd2 Bd7 25.Qh6 Kg8 26.Qg5 Ng6 27.Rg6 (27...Kh7 28.Rh6#) 1–0. ashoka_theking (1685) – corint, internet, 2007.

3.d4 Nc6 4.de5 (4.d5 Nb8= (4...Nce7 5.Nc3 Bg4 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.e4 a5+=) 5.e4 Nf6 6.Nc3 Be7 7.Nf3 Nbd7=; 4.e3 e4 (4...ed4 5.ed4 Qe7 6.Be2 Nf6 7.Nf3 Bg4+=; 4...a6 5.d5 Nce7 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.e4 c6=) 5.d5 Ne5 6.f4 ef3 7.Nf3 Nf6=) 4...Ne5 (4...de5 5.Qd8 Nd8 6.e4 a5 7.Nf3 Nf6=) 5.Nc3 (5.e4 Nf6 6.Nc3 a5 7.b5 Be7=) 5...Be6 (5...Nf6 6.e4=+ Be7 7.f4 Ned7=; 5...a5 6.b5 Be7 7.Nf3 Bf6=) 6.e4 (6.Nf3 Nf3 (6...Nf6= 7.e4 Be7=) 7.ef3 Qf6=) 6...Qf6 (6...Be7 7.Nf3= (7.Nge2 Bg4=) 7...Bf6=) 7.Be3 (7.Nd5 Qd8=) 7...g5 (7...Ng4 8.Bd4 Qf4 9.Nh3+/–) 8.Nb5+= Qd8 (8...Kd8 9.h4 gh4 10.f4+= (< 10.Na7 Bg7 11.Nb5 Nd3 12.Bd3 Qa1=+)) 9.Bg5!+/– (9.Ba7?! b6=) 9...Qg5? (better is 9...Be7 10.Be3 Nf6+/–) 10.Nc7+– Kd8 (10...Kd7 11.Na8 Bg7 12.g3+/–) 11.Na8 1–0. Token – supreambeing, itsyourturn.com, 2001.

3.e3 Bd7 4.Bb2= Nf6 5.Be2 a5 (5...Be7 6.Nc3=) 6.b5 Be7 7.c4 b6 (7...Bf5 8.d4=) 8.Nc3 (8.d4 e4=) 8...0–0 9.Nf3 Bf5 (9...c6 10.0–0+=) 10.0–0 (10.d4 Nbd7+=) 10...Nbd7 11.d4 ed4 (11...h6!?+=) 12.Nd4+/– Bg6 (12...Be6 13.Nc6 Qe8 14.Nd5 Bd5 15.cd5+/–) 13.f4 h6 (13...Be4!?+/–) 14.Bf3+– Rc8 (14...Re8 15.f5 Bh7 16.Ba8 Qa8 17.Nc6+–) 15.Bb7 Bh5 (15...Nc5 16.Nc6 Qd7 17.Bc8 Rc8 18.f5+–) 16.Qc2 Rb8 17.Nc6 Qe8 18.Nb8 Qb8 19.Bc6 Nc5 (19...Qd8 20.e4+–) 20.e4 Nb3?? (20...Qd8+–) 21.Qb3 (21...Qd8 22.Rae1+–) 1–0. Fritz,Harry – Icic, corr SOK–98–130, 2000.

3.e3 h6 4.c4 f6 (4...Nf6 5.d4=) 5.Bb2 (5.Qh5 Kd7+=) 5...b6 (5...Ne7 6.d4=) 6.Nf3 (6.Qh5 Kd7+/–) 6...g5 (6...a5 7.b5+=) 7.d4+/– h5 (7...g4 8.Nh4 Ne7 9.Bd3+/–) 8.Nbd2 (8.Bd3 Ne7+/–) 8...g4 9.Nh4 f5 (9...ed4 10.ed4 Bh6 11.Ng6+/–) 10.g3 (10.Ng6 Rh6 11.Nf8 Qe7+–) 10...f4 (10...Bb7!? 11.f3 Qg5+/–) 11.de5 de5 (11...fe3 12.fe3 Rh6 13.Ne4 de5 14.Qd8 Kd8 15.Rd1 Ke8 16.Bg2+–) 12.ef4 Nd7 (12...Bb7 13.Bg2 Bg2 14.Ng2+–) 13.fe5 (better is 13.Bg2 Rb8 14.0–0+–) 13...Ne5?? (13...Bb7 14.e6 Ndf6+–) 14.Be5 Rh6 (14...Bb7 15.Bg2 Bg2 16.Ng2+– (16.Bh8?! Bh1 17.Qa4 Qd7 18.Qd7 Kd7+/–)) 15.Qe2 (15.Bg2 c6+–) 15...Ne7 (15...Bb7 16.Bg2 Bg2 17.Ng2+–) 16.Bg2 a5 (16...Rb8+–) 17.Ba8 a4 (17...Re6 18.Rd1 ab4 19.Nb3+–) 18.Rd1 Ng8 19.Bc7 Be7 20.Bd8 Kd8 21.Ne4 Ke8 22.c5 (22.Nd6 Rd6 23.Rd6 Bd7+–) 22...b5 23.Nd6 Kd8 24.Nf7 Ke8 (25.Nh6 Nh6 26.Bc6 Kf8 27.Ng6 Kg7 28.Qe7 Nf7 29.Rd6 Be6 30.Qf8 Kf6 31.Re6 Kg5 32.Nh4 Ne5 33.Re5) 1–0. mgriffin (1870) – borodin, net–chess.com, 2001.

3.e4 a5 4.b5 Nd7 (4...Nf6 5.Nc3 Be7 6.Nf3 Bg4 7.Be2 0–0=; 4...Be7 5.Nc3 Nf6 6.Nf3 0–0 7.d4 Nbd7=; 4...Be6 5.Nf3 Nf6 6.Nc3 Be7 7.d4 Nbd7=; 4...d5 5.ed5 Qd5 6.Bb2 Nf6 7.Qe2 Bd6=) 5.Nc3 Ngf6 6.Nf3 Nc5 7.d4 Nfe4 =.

3.e4 c6 4.Nf3 h6 5.Bc4 Nf6 6.Nc3 Be7 7.0–0 b5 8.Bb3 a5 9.Re1 (better is 9.ba5!? Qa5 10.Bb2=) 9...ab4–/+ 10.Ne2 (10.Nb1 0–0–/+) 10...ba3 (10...Ne4 11.d4–+) 11.Ba3–/+ c5 12.d3 Nc6 Black intends b4 13.Ng3 b4 14.Bb2 Bb7 (14...Ra1 15.Ba1 0–0 16.c3–/+) 15.Nf5 0–0 16.c3 Rb8 17.c4 (17.cb4 Nb4 (17...cb4?! 18.d4+=) 18.N3h4 Kh8+=) 17...Nd4 (better is 17...Bc8!?–/+) 18.N3d4 cd4 19.Qf3 Nh7 (19...Ne8 20.Qg4 Bg5 21.h4+=) 20.Bc1 (20.Qg3!? Bg5 21.h4+=) 20...Bf6 21.Re2 Bg5 22.Bg5 Ng5 (worse is 22...Qg5 23.Nd6 Nf6 24.c5+=) 23.Qg3 Kh7 (23...Qf6 24.Rea2–/+) 24.Ra4 (24.c5 dc5 25.Qe5 Qf6 26.Qc5 Rfc8+=) 24...Bc6 (better is 24...g6!? 25.Nh4 Ne6–+) 25.Ra6+= Qc7 26.Rea2 g6 27.Nh4 (27.Nh6 Ne4 28.Qh3 Kg7=) 27...Be8 (27...Ra8 28.f4 Ra6 29.Ra6–/+) 28.Re2? (28.Ra7 Rb7 29.Rb7 Qb7=) 28...Qb7 (28...Ne6!? 29.Ra1 Nc5–/+) 29.Ra5 (29.Rd6!? Ra8 30.f4 Ra1 31.Re1 ef4 32.Qf2+=) 29...Ra8 30.Ra8 Qa8 31.h3?? (31.Ra2 Qd8+=) 31...f5?? (better is 31...Qa3 32.Bc2 b3 33.Bb3 Qb3–+) 32.ef5 gf5 33.Nf3?? (better is 33.Ra2 Qb8 34.Nf3–/+) 33...Rg8 (better is 33...Nf3 34.Qf3 Bc6 35.Ra2 Bf3 36.Ra8 Ba8 37.Kf1–+) 34.c5 (34.Ng5 Rg5 35.Ra2 Qa2 36.Ba2 Rg3 37.fg3–+) 34...Rg6 (better is 34...Nf7 35.Qg8 Kg8 36.cd6 e4 37.de4 fe4–+) 35.cd6?? (35.Nh4 Rg7 36.cd6–+) 35...Nf3–+ 36.Qf3 (36.gf3 Rg3 37.fg3 Qf3 38.Rf2 Qg3 39.Rg2 Qe3 40.Kh2–+) 36...Qf3 37.g3 Qe2 0–1. pieeater – neilo, ChessWorld.net, 2012.

3.e4 Bd7 4.Bc4 (4.Nf3 Nf6 5.Nc3 Nc6=) 4...Qf6 (4...b5 5.Bb3=) 5.Bb2 (5.Nc3 c6=) 5...Bc6 (5...Qg6 6.Qf3=) 6.d3 (6.Nc3 Qg6=) 6...Nh6 (6...Qg6 7.Nf3+=) 7.Nf3 (7.Nc3 a6+=) 7...Be7 (7...Bd7 8.d4+=) 8.Nc3 Nd7?? (8...a6+=) 9.Ne2?? (9.b5!? Be4 10.de4 Qg6+–) 9...Ng4?? (9...Nb6 10.Bb3=) 10.Ng3?? Qg6?? 11.Nf5?? Bf6?? 12.Ng3?? b5 13.Bb3 0–0 14.Rc1 Rac8 15.c4 a6 16.cb5+/– Bb7 17.ba6 Ba6 18.a4 c6 19.a5 c5 20.Ba4 Nb8 21.b5+– Bb7 22.Qe2 Nh6 23.b6 Na6 24.0–0 Nb4 25.Ba3 Nc6 26.Bb5 Na5+= 27.Bb2 Nb3 28.Rc3 Nd4= 29.Nd4 ed4 30.Ra3 Ra8 31.Ra8 Ra8= 32.Ra1 Ra1 33.Ba1 Ng4 34.Nf5 Qh5?? 35.h3+– Ne5 36.Qh5 g6 37.Qh6 gf5 38.Qf6 fe4 39.Qd6 Nd3 40.Bd3 ed3 41.Qb8 (41...Kg7 42.Qe5 Kg6 43.Qc5 Ba8 44.Qd4 f5 45.Qg7 Kh5 46.Bf6 Bg2 47.Qh7#) 1–0. orangechess – Chessqueen, internet, 2007.

3.e4 Nd7 A) 4.Nf3 a6 5.d4 Ngf6 6.Bd3 ed4 7.Nd4 c5=; B) 4.Bb2 a6 5.d4 Ngf6 6.Bd3 ed4 7.Bd4 c5=; C) 4.Bc4 a5 5.ba5 Ra5 6.d3 Ngf6 7.Nf3 c6=; D) 4.Nc3 a5 5.b5 Ngf6 6.Nf3 Nc5 7.d4 Nfe4=.

3.e4 Be6 4.Nf3 Nf6 (4...Be7 5.d4 a5 6.b5 Nf6 7.Bd3 Nbd7=; 4...Nc6 5.Bb5 a6 6.Bc6 bc6 7.d4 Nf6+=; 4...a5 5.b5 Nf6 6.Nc3 Be7 7.d4 Nbd7=; 4...Nd7 5.d4 Ngf6 6.Bd3 Bg4 7.c3 d5=; 4...Qe7 5.Nc3 Nf6 6.d4 ed4 7.Nd4 d5+=) 5.Ng5 Be7 6.Ne6 fe6 7.d3 0–0 =.

3.e4 Be7 A) 4.Nf3 Nf6 5.Nc3 0–0 6.Be2 c5 7.0–0 Nc6=; B) 4.Bc4 a5 5.b5 Nf6 6.Nc3 Ne4 7.Ne4 d5=+; C) 4.Be2 Nf6 5.Nc3 d5 6.ed5 Nd5 7.Bb2 Nc3=; D) 4.Nc3 Nc6 5.Nf3 Nf6 6.Bb5 Bg4 7.Bc6 bc6=.

3.g3 Be7 4.Bg2 Nf6 5.Nf3 Bg4 (5...a5 6.Bb2=+) 6.h3 Bf3 7.Bf3 Nc6 8.b5 Nd4 9.Bb7 Rb8 10.Bg2 Nb5 (10...Rb5? 11.e3 0–0 12.c4+–) 11.c4 Nd4 12.Nc3 0–0 13.0–0 Nb3 (13...Qd7 14.e3 Nb3 15.Rb1 Nc1 16.Qc1=) 14.Rb1+= Nc1 15.Qc1 Rb1 (15...Qd7 16.Qc2+=) 16.Qb1+= g6 (16...d5 17.Nd5 Nd5 18.Bd5 Ba3 19.Qf5+=) 17.f4 (17.Qb7!?+/–) 17...ef4 18.Rf4 Nh5 19.Rf3 Bg5 (19...Bf6 20.Nd5 Be5 21.g4+=) 20.e3+/– Nf6 21.Qb5 Ne4?? (better is 21...Nd7+/–) 22.Ne4+– Be7 23.Qd5 Qd7 24.c5 c6 25.Qd3 d5 26.Rf6 Bf6?? 27.Nf6+– Kg7 28.Nd7 Rg8 29.Qd4 Kh6 30.Qh4 Kg7 31.Qf6 Kh6 32.Ne5 Rg7 33.Qh4# 1–0. mrkt – like_chess, kurnik, 2007.

3.h3 b5 4.Nc3 (4.e4 c6=) 4...a6 (4...a5 5.ba5 (5.Nb5? ab4 6.Rb1 c6–+) 5...c6 6.Nf3=+) 5.e4 (5.Nf3 c6=) 5...Bb7 (5...Nf6 6.Nf3=) 6.d3 (6.Nf3 Nf6 7.d3 Nbd7=) 6...g6 (6...Nf6 7.Nf3=) 7.Qf3 (7.Nf3 f5+=) 7...Qf6 (7...f5 8.Be2=) 8.Qf6 (8.Nd5 Qd8+=) 8...Nf6= 9.Nf3 Nc6 (9...Bg7 10.g4=) 10.Bg5 (10.Be3 0–0–0+=) 10...Be7 11.Bf6 (11.Be3 0–0–0=) 11...Bf6 12.Nd5 Bd8 13.c4 (13.Be2 a5 14.c4 Nd4 15.Nd4 ed4 16.ba5 c6=) 13...Nd4 14.Nd4 Bd5 (14...ed4 15.Be2+=) 15.cd5 (15.Nb5 Be6 16.Nc3 c6+=) 15...ed4 16.g3 (16.Be2 Bg5+=) 16...h5 (16...a5 17.Rb1=) 17.Be2 (17.Bg2 a5 18.Kd2 h4+=) 17...h4 (17...a5 18.Kd2+=) 18.Bg4 g5 (18...a5 19.Ke2+=) 19.Bf5 (19.Ke2 hg3 20.fg3 Bf6+/–) 19...f6 (19...a5 20.Ke2+=) 20.Rc1 (20.Ke2!?+/–) 20...a5+= 21.ba5 Ra5 22.Ra1 b4 23.0–0 b3?? 24.Rfb1+– Rb5 25.Kg2 b2? 26.Ra2+– hg3 27.fg3 Rb3 28.Rbb2 Rd3 29.Rb8 Ke7 30.a4 Rd1 31.a5 d3 32.a6 d2 33.a7 Rc1 34.Rd2 c6 35.a8Q Re8 36.dc6 Kf7 37.Rd8 Rd8 38.Qd8 Rc6 39.Qd7 (39...Kf8 40.Qc6 g4 41.Qd6 Kg8 42.Qd8 Kg7 43.h4 Kh6 44.Qh8) 1–0. valerypavlovich (2120) – sbderkach (1680), net–chess.com, 2006.

3.h3 Nc6 4.Nc3 (4.e4 Nf6 (4...Be7 5.Bc4 Nf6 6.d3 d5 7.ed5 Nd5=; 4...f5 5.ef5 Bf5 6.Bb5 Nf6 7.d4 ed4=; 4...Be6 5.Nf3 Qf6 6.d3 h6 7.c4 Nge7=) 5.Nc3 Be7 6.Bc4 0–0 7.Nf3 Nd4=; 4.b5 Nd4 (4...Nce7 5.d4 ed4 6.Nf3 a6 7.ba6 ba6=) 5.e3 Ne6 6.d4 e4 7.d5 Nc5=) 4...Be6 (4...d5 5.e4 de4 6.Ne4=+ Nf6 7.Bd3 Bf5=+; 4...Nf6 5.e4 Be7 6.Bb5 Bd7 7.Nf3 a6=; 4...Be7 5.e4 Nf6 6.Be2 0–0 7.Nf3 a5=+; 4...f5 5.e3 Nf6 6.d4 e4 7.d5 Ne5=) 5.b5 (5.e4 Nd4 (5...Be7= 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.Bb5 Qd7=) 6.Nce2 Ne2 7.Qe2 Qe7=) 5...Nd4 6.e3 Nf5 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.Bb2 Be7?? (better is 8...Qd7=) 9.g4+– Ne3 10.de3 d5? (better is 10...0–0+–) 11.Ne5 0–0 12.Qd4 a6 13.g5 Nh5 (13...Ne8 14.ba6 c5 15.Qd2+–) 14.Be2 (14.ba6 ba6 15.Nc6 Qe8 16.Ne7 Qe7 17.Nd5 Bd5 18.Qd5 Nf4+–) 14...g6 (14...Bd6 15.Rg1 (< 15.Bh5 Qg5 16.Nf7 Bf7+–) 15...f6 16.Nd3+– (16.Bh5?! Be5 17.Qd3 fg5+–)) 15.Nd3 Bg5 (15...f6 16.Bh5 gh5 17.Nf4+–) 16.Ne4! Bh6 (16...de4 17.Qh8) 17.Qh8 1–0. pierre – kartal12, internet, 2008.

3.h3 d5 4.Bb2 (4.d4 ed4 (4...Bd6 5.Nc3 Nf6 6.Nb5 0–0 7.Nf3 Nc6=+; 4...Nc6 5.e3 e4 6.c4 Nf6 7.Qc2 Be6=) 5.Nf3 Nf6 6.Nd4 Ne4 7.e3 a5=+; 4.Nf3 Bd6 (4...Nd7 5.Bb2 e4 6.Nd4 a5 7.e3 Ngf6=+; 4...e4 5.Nd4 a5 6.b5 c5 7.bc6 Nc6=+) 5.Bb2 Nd7 6.Nc3 c6 7.e3 Ngf6=+) 4...Bd6 (4...Nd7 5.Nf3 Bd6 6.Nc3 c6 7.e3 Ngf6=+; 4...e4 5.d3 e3 6.fe3 Nf6 7.g4 Bd6=) 5.Nf3 Nd7 6.Nc3 c6 7.e3 Ngf6 =+.

3.h3 Be6 4.Nf3 (4.Nc3 d5 (4...a5 5.b5 d5 6.e3 Nf6 7.Nf3 Bd6=+; 4...Nf6 5.Nf3 Be7 6.e4 a5 7.b5 0–0=) 5.Nf3 d4 6.Ne4 a5 7.b5 Qd5=+; 4.d4 ed4 5.Nf3 c5 6.e3 de3 7.Be3 Nc6=+; 4.e4 Nf6 (4...a5 5.b5 Nf6 6.Nc3 d5 7.ed5 Nd5=) 5.Nc3 a5 6.b5 d5 7.ed5 Nd5=) 4...a5 (4...Nf6 5.Nc3 Be7 6.e4 Nc6 7.Bb5 Qd7=) 5.b5 Nf6 6.Nc3 Nbd7 7.e4 Nc5 =.

3.h3 Be7 4.e4 (4.Nc3 d5 (4...a5 5.b5 d5 6.e4 de4 7.Ne4 Nf6=+; 4...Nf6 5.e4 0–0 6.Nf3 Nbd7 7.d4 ed4=; 4...f5 5.e3 Nf6 6.d4 e4 7.d5 a5=; 4...Be6 5.e4 Nf6 6.Nf3 a5 7.b5 0–0=; 4...Nc6 5.e4 Nf6 6.Bc4 0–0 7.Nf3 Be6=) 5.e3 Nf6 6.Nf3 Nbd7 7.Be2 0–0=+; 4.Nf3 Nf6 (4...e4 5.Nd4 Nf6 6.d3 0–0 7.de4 c5=+) 5.d4 e4 6.Nh2 0–0 7.d5 c6–/+; 4.e3 Nf6 (4...a5 5.b5 Nf6 6.Nf3 c6 7.Bb2 0–0=+; 4...Be6 5.d4 Nd7 6.d5 Bf5 7.Nf3 a5=) 5.Bb2 0–0 6.Be2 a5 7.b5 e4=+; 4.d3 Nc6 (4...Nf6 5.Nf3 Nbd7 6.e4 0–0 7.Nc3 a5=; 4...Be6 5.e4 Nf6 6.Nf3 0–0 7.Nc3 a5=+; 4...a5 5.b5 Nd7 6.e4 Ngf6 7.Nc3 c6=; 4...Nd7 5.e4 Ngf6 6.Nf3 0–0 7.Nc3 a5=; 4...f5 5.g3 Nf6 6.Bg2 0–0 7.Nf3 e4=+) 5.Nf3 Nf6 6.b5 Nb8 7.e4 0–0=+; 4.Bb2 Nf6 (4...Be6 5.e4 Nf6 6.Nc3 0–0 7.Nf3 Nc6=+; 4...Bf5 5.d4 ed4 6.Bd4 Nf6 7.e3 0–0=+; 4...a5 5.d4 ed4 6.Bd4 Nf6 7.b5 0–0=+) 5.Nc3 Be6 6.e4 0–0 7.Nf3 a5=+) 4...a5 (4...Nf6 5.Nc3 Nbd7 6.Nf3 0–0 7.d4 a5=+; 4...Nd7 5.Nc3 Ngf6 6.Nf3 a5 7.b5 0–0=; 4...Nc6 5.Bc4 Nf6 6.d3 d5 7.ed5 Nd5=; 4...Bd7 5.Nf3 Nf6 6.Nc3 0–0 7.Be2 Nc6=) 5.b5 Nf6 6.Nc3 0–0 7.Nf3 d5 =+.

3.h3 Bf5 4.d3 (4.Nf3 Nd7 (4...Nc6 5.b5 Nd4 6.Nd4 ed4 7.Bb2 Qh4=; 4...Be7 5.d3 Nf6 6.e4 Be6 7.Nc3 Bd7=; 4...Nf6 5.d3 Be6 6.e4 Be7 7.Be2 0–0=; 4...a5 5.b5 Be7 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.d3 Be6=; 4...Qf6 5.Nc3 e4 6.Ng1 Nc6 7.Nd5 Qd8=) 5.d3 d5 6.g4 Bg6 7.Bg2 a5=+; 4.Nc3 d5 (4...Nf6 5.Nf3 Nc6 6.d3 e4 7.de4 Ne4=) 5.Nf3 d4 6.g4 Be6 7.Ne4 Bd5=+; 4.e3 Nf6 (4...Nd7 5.Bb2 Ngf6 6.Nf3 Be7 7.Be2 0–0=+; 4...d5 5.d4 ed4 6.ed4 a5 7.b5 Bd6=; 4...Nc6 5.d4 Nf6 6.Bb5 a6 7.Bc6 bc6=; 4...c6 5.Nf3 Nf6 6.d3 a5 7.ba5 Ra5=+) 5.d4 Nbd7 6.Bb2 a5 7.b5 Be7=+; 4.g4 Be4 (4...Be6 5.Bg2 c6 6.d3 a5 7.b5 h5=+) 5.Rh2 d5 6.Nc3 Bg6 7.d3 d4=+) 4...Nf6 (4...Be6 5.Nf3 Nf6 6.e4 Be7 7.Nc3 c5=; 4...Be7 5.e4 Be6 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.Be2 a5=; 4...d5 5.Nf3 Bd6 6.c4 e4 7.de4 Qf6=; 4...a5 5.e4 Be6 6.b5 Nf6 7.Nf3 Nbd7=; 4...Nc6 5.e4 Be6 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.b5 Ne7=) 5.Nf3 Be7 6.e4 Be6 7.Be2 0–0 =.

3.h3 Nf6 4.d3 Be7 (4...a5 5.b5=+) 5.Nc3 0–0 (5...d5 6.Nf3 Nbd7 7.e3=+) 6.Nf3 Nc6 (6...c5 7.bc5 Qa5 8.cd6 Bd6 9.Qd2+=) 7.Bb2 (7.e4 Be6=+) 7...Be6 8.e4 b6 (8...Nd4 9.Ng5=+) 9.Qe2 (9.b5!? Nd4 10.Nd4 ed4 11.Ne2=) 9...d5 (better is 9...Nd4!? 10.Nd4 ed4–/+) 10.ed5= (10...Nd5 11.Nd5 Bd5 12.Ne5 (12.Be5?? Bf3 13.Qf3 Ne5–+) 12...Ne5 13.Be5=). valerypavlovich (2120) – scmorgan, net–chess.com, 2006.

3.Bb2

3.Bb2 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.a3).

3.Bb2 Be6 4.c4 Be7 5.e3 Nf6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.a3 d6 4.e3 Be7 5.c4 Be6).

3.Bb2 Be6 4.e3 f5 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.e3 f5 4.a3 Be6).

3.Bb2 Be6 4.e3 Nf6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.a3 d6 4.e3 Be6).

3.Bb2 Be6 4.e3 Nf6 5.Nf3 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.e3 Be6 4.Nf3 Nf6 5.a3).

3.Bb2 Be7 4.e3 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.e3 Be7 4.a3).

3.Bb2 Be7 4.e3 Nf6 5.Nf3 0–0 6.c4 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.a3 d6 4.e3 Be7 5.c4 0–0 6.Nf3).

3.Bb2 f5 4.d4 e4 5.e3 Nf6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.e3 f5 4.a3 Nf6 5.d4 e4).

3.Bb2 f5 4.e3 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.e3 f5 4.a3).

3.Bb2 f5 4.e3 Nf6 5.Nf3 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.e3 f5 4.a3 Nf6 5.c4).

3.Bb2 f5 4.e3 Nf6 5.Nf3 Be7 6.Be2 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.e3 f5 4.Nf3 Nf6 5.Be2 Be7 6.a3).

3.Bb2 Bf5 4.c4 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.c4 Bf5 4.a3).

3.Bb2 Bf5 4.e3 Nf6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.a3 d6 4.e3 Bf5).

3.Bb2 f6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.a3 d6).

3.Bb2 Qf6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Qf6 3.a3 d6).

3.Bb2 Nf6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.a3 d6).

3.Bb2 Nf6 4.c4 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.c4 Nf6 4.a3).

3.Bb2 Nf6 4.c4 Be7 5.e3 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.a3 d6 4.e3 Be7 5.c4).

3.Bb2 Nf6 4.e3 Be6 5.Nf3 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.e3 Be6 4.Nf3 Nf6 5.a3).

3.Bb2 Nf6 4.g3 Be7 5.Bg2 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.g3 Nf6 4.Bg2 Be7 5.a3).

3.Bb2 g6 4.e3 Bg7 5.Nf3 (--> 2.a3 g6 3.Bb2 Bg7 4.Nf3 d6 5.e3).

3.Nc3 c6

4.e4 Nd7 5.Nf3 Ngf6 6.d4 Be7 7.Bd3 0–0 8.0–0 =.

4.e4 Be7 5.Nf3 f5 6.d4 Nf6 7.de5 Ne4 8.Bb2 =.

4.e4 Nf6 5.Nf3 d5 6.ed5 e4 7.Qe2 cd5 8.d3 =.

4.Nf3 Be7 5.d4 Bf6 6.de5+= de5 7.Qd8 Kd8 8.Ne4+/– Nd7 9.Bb2 Ne7 10.0–0–0 Kc7 11.e3 h6 12.Bc4 Rf8 13.Bb3 b5 14.Nd6 e4 15.Ne4+– Bb2 16.Kb2 f5 17.Nd6 g5 18.Rd4 Nd5 19.Nb5! cb5 20.Bd5 Rb8 21.c4 Nb6 22.cb5 Rd8 23.Rc1 Kd6 24.Be6! Ke7 25.Rc7 Ke6 26.Rd8 +–. pierre – diran, internet, 2008.

4.Nf3 f5 5.e3 Nf6 6.Be2 Be7 7.0–0 0–0 8.Bb2 =.

4.Nf3 Bg4 5.h3 Bf3 6.ef3 Qf6 7.Be2 Be7 8.0–0 Qg6 9.d4 Bf6 10.Re1+/– Ne7 11.Bd3 Qh5 12.Ne4 Bh4?? 13.Nd6 Kd7 14.de5 Nd5 15.c4 Nc7 16.Bf5 Ne6 17.Bg4 Qg6 18.Nf7 Ke7 19.Nh8 Na6 20.Qd6 Ke8 21.Ng6 (21...Nac7 22.Be6 Ne6 23.Qe6 Kd8 24.Rd1 Kc7 25.Qd6 Kc8 26.Nh4 b5 27.Qc6 Kb8 28.Rd8#) 1–0. Fritz 11 – irrn, internet, 2009.

3.Nc3 f5

4.d4 e4 5.Nh3 Nf6 6.Bg5 Be7 7.e3 0–0 8.Bc4 d5 9.Nd5! Nd5 10.Be7 Qe7 11.Bd5 Kh8 12.Qh5 c6 13.Bb3 Nd7 14.Nf4 Rf6 15.Qg5 Nf8 16.d5 h6 17.Qg3 c5 18.bc5 Qc5 19.0–0 g5 20.Nh5 Rd6?? (better is 20...Rf7+–) 21.Qe5 Kg8 (21...Rf6 22.Qf6 Kg8 23.Qg7#) 22.Qg7# 1–0. usingprogram (2020) – qendra6, kurnik, 2012.

4.Nf3 Nf6 5.d3 Be7 6.g3 0–0 7.Bg2 a6 8.0–0 Nc6 9.e4 Kh8 10.Re1 fe4 11.de4 Bg4 0–1. Kazimierski,Tomasz – Lombart,Philippe (1915), SB–2010–0–00108, 2010.

3.Nc3 Nf6

4.d3 Be7 5.Nf3 0–0 6.g3 Ne8 7.Bg2 f5 8.0–0 Be6?? (better is 8...c6=) 9.Ng5!+– Bg5 10.Bg5 Qg5 (10...Qc8 11.Nd5 Bd5 12.Bd5 Kh8 13.Be7+/–) 11.Bb7 f4 12.Ba8 c6 13.b5 Bh3 14.bc6 (14.Re1!? Qf5 15.f3 Qg6+/–) 14...Bf1 15.Qf1 (15.Kf1?! fg3 16.hg3 Qg3=) 15...fg3 16.hg3 Nf6 (better is 16...Nc7!? 17.Bb7 Qe7+–) 17.Qh3 Ng4 (17...Qd2 18.Qe6 Kh8 19.Qd6+–) 18.c7 Nd7 (18...Na6 19.Bd5 Kh8 20.Bf3+–) 19.Bd5 Kh8 20.Bf3 Ndf6 (20...h5 21.Nb5 Kg8+–) 21.Rb1 e4 (21...Qf5+–) 22.Ne4 Ne4 (22...Nf2 23.Nf2 Qc5+–) 23.Rb8 (23.Rb8 Qe7 24.c8Q+–) 1–0. Fritz 11 – paramosha, 2014.

4.d3 Be7 5.f4 0–0 6.Nf3 ef4 7.Bf4 d5 8.Qd2 c5 9.Nb5 Na6 10.bc5 Bc5 11.e3 Bg4 12.Be2 Nh5 13.Be5 Re8 14.Bd4 Bd4 15.Nbd4 Qe7 16.Kf2 Nc5 17.Rae1 Nf6 18.Qc1 Rac8 19.Rd1 Nfd7 20.Rhf1 Nb6 21.h3 Bd7 22.Rde1 Kh8 23.Rg1 Rc7 24.Rgf1 a5 25.Rh1 Nca4 26.Nb3 Nc3 27.Na5 Na2 28.Qd2= Qa3 29.Ra1 Ra8 30.Nb3 Qe7 31.Nbd4 Ra6 32.Rhf1 Nc3 33.Kg1 Nba4 34.Rfe1 Ra7 35.Bf1 b5 36.Be2 b4 37.Rf1 Nb5 38.Nb5 Bb5 39.Nd4 Nc3 40.Nb5 Nb5 41.Bf3 Ra1 42.Ra1 Na3 43.Bd5+/– Kg8 44.Bb3 Rc8 45.Rf1 Rf8 46.Rf4 Nb1 47.Qb4 Qe3 48.Kh1 Qc1 49.Kh2 Qa3? 50.Qe1 Qd6 51.g3 g5 52.Rf5 Na3 53.Rg5 Kh8 54.Ra5 f6 55.Qc1 Qb6 56.Rf5 Re8 57.Qd1 Nb5 58.Qf1 Rf8 59.Qe1 Nd4 60.Qf2 Re8 61.Rf6 Re2 62.Qe2 Qf6 63.Qe8 Kg7 64.Kg1 Nb3 65.Qd7 Kh6 66.cb3 Qa1 67.Kf2 Qb2 68.Kf3 Qb3 69.Qd6 Kg7 70.Qe7 Kg6 71.Ke4 Qc2 72.Qd6 Kg5 73.Qe5 Kg6 74.Qf5 Kg7 75.Qe5?? Kg6 76.Qe6 Kg7 77.Qg4 Kh6 78.Qf4 Kg6 79.h4 Qe2 80.Qe3 Qg4 81.Ke5 Qf5 82.Kd6 Qf8 83.Kd5 Qd8 84.Kc4 Qc7 85.Kb3 Qb7 86.Kc3 Qc6 87.Kd2 Qg2 88.Ke1 Qh1 89.Kf2 Qh2 90.Kf3 Qh1 91.Kf4 Qf1 92.Qf3 Qc1 93.Ke4 Qc6 94.Ke3 Qb6 95.Ke2 Qb2 96.Kf1 Kg7 97.Qg4 Kf6 98.Qg5 Kf7 99.Qd5 Kf6 100.Qd6 Kg7 101.d4 Qc3 102.Qe5 Kf7 103.Qf5 Kg7 104.Qg5 Kf7 105.Qf4 Ke6 106.Qe4 Kf6 107.Kg2 Qb2 108.Kh3 Qb5 109.Qf3 Ke6 110.Qe3 Kd7 111.g4 Qb6 112.h5 h6 113.Qd3 Qe6 114.d5 Qf6 115.Qf5 Qf5 116.gf5 Ke7 117.Kg3 Kd7 118.Kf4 Kd6 119.f6 Kd5 120.f7 Kd6 121.f8Q Kd5 122.Qh6 Kc5 123.Qg5 Kd4 124.h6 Kc4 125.Qg8 Kc5 126.Qc8 Kd5 127.h7 Kd4 128.h8Q Kd3 129.Qcc3 Ke2 130.Qe3 Kd1 131.Qd3 Ke1 132.Qh4# 1–0. GLChess207e – ExChess251, computer chess game, 2000.

4.e4 Be7 =.

3.c4 b6

4.Qc2 Bb7 5.Nc3 Nd7 6.Nf3 Ngf6 7.d3 g6 8.e3 Bg7 9.Be2 0–0 10.Bb2 Re8 11.0–0 c5 12.b5 Rb8 13.Nd2+= a6 14.ba6 Ba6 15.Nb5 Bb5= 16.cb5 d5 17.e4 d4 18.Nc4+/– Rf8 19.f4 ½–½. Carstensen,Jan Christian (1655) – Diser,Vitali, Schleswig Holstein–ch U18, 2001.

4.Nc3 Bb7 5.d4 ed4 6.Qd4 Nc6 7.Qf4 Ne5 8.Nf3 f6 9.g3 Bf3 10.ef3= Qe7 11.Be2?? g5 12.Qf5 Nh6+= 13.Qe4 Rb8 14.0–0 c5 15.f4 gf4 16.Bf4 Rc8 17.Nd5 Qe6 18.Bh6 Bh6?? 19.Bh5 Kd7 20.Rae1 f5 21.Qh4 cb4 22.ab4?? Rc4–/+ 23.Qf6 Qf6 24.Nf6 (24...Ke6 25.Ne8–/+). losertoo (1860) – sbderkach (1680), net–chess.com, 2006.

3.c4 Be6

4.e3 a5 5.b5 =+.

4.e3 f5 5.Bb2 Be7 6.Nf3 Nd7 7.d4 Bf6 8.de5 Ne5 9.Ne5 de5 10.Qc2 Qe7 11.Be2 Nh6 12.Nd2 0–0 13.0–0 Rad8 14.Rfd1 g5 15.b5 g4 16.a4 Qg7 17.Nb3 Rd1 18.Rd1 b6 ½–½. Bender,Wolfgang – Hesidenz,Gerd, SEM Meister qual1, 2004.

4.e3 g6 5.Bb2 Bg7 6.Nf3 Ne7 7.d4 Nd7 8.Nc3 0–0= 9.Be2 ed4 10.Nd4 Ne5 11.Ne6 fe6 12.0–0 Nf5= 13.Qd2 Qh4 14.f4 Ng4 15.Bg4 Qg4 16.Nd1 Bb2 17.Qb2 Qh4 18.Rc1 Qf6 19.Qe2 Rae8 20.Nf2 Qg7 21.c5 e5 22.cd6 cd6 23.fe5 Qe5 24.e4 d5 25.Qa2 Ne3 26.Rfe1 Nc4 27.Rcd1 Ne3?? 28.Rd3 Qf4?? 29.ed5 Ng4 30.d6+– Rf7?? 31.Qf7 Qf7 32.Ng4 Qf4 33.Red1 Qg4–+ 34.d7 Rd8 35.R1d2 Qe4 36.g3 Qe1 37.Kg2 Rf8 38.Rd1 Qf2 39.Kh3 Rd8 40.R3d2 Qf5 41.Kg2 Qe4 42.Kf2 Rf8 43.Kg1 Qe3 44.Kg2 Qe4?? 45.Kg1= Qe3 46.Kg2 Qe4?? (better is 46...Rd8 47.Rd3 Qe2 48.Kg1 Kf8–+) ½–½. Welling,Gerard (2400) – Hunt,Adam (2170), Isle of Man op, 1993.

4.e4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Nc6 6.d3 Qd7 7.Be2 Nd4 8.Bg5 Be7 9.Nf3 Ne2 10.Qe2 h6 11.Be3 c5 12.bc5+= dc5 13.Ne5 Qc7 14.f4 Qa5 15.f5?? Bc4 16.0–0=+ Ba6 17.Bd2 Qb6 18.Rab1 Qc7 19.Bf4 Qa5 20.Bd2 Qc7 21.Nd5?? Qe5–+ 22.Bf4 Qd4 23.Be3 Qa4 24.Nc7 Kd7 25.Na8 Ra8 26.Rfc1 b6 27.Qa2? Ke8 28.Rd1 Ng4 29.Bf4 Rd8 30.Re1 Bd3 31.Rbc1 Qd4 32.Kh1 Nf2 33.Kg1 Ne4 34.Kh1 Nf2 35.Kg1 Nh3 36.Kh1 Nf4 37.Rcd1 c4 38.a4 Qc5 39.Qa1 f6 40.Qc1 Ng2 41.Kg2 Qf5 42.Qe3 Qg4 43.Kh1 Rd7 44.Rd2 Be4! 45.Qe4 Qe4 46.Re4 Rd2 47.Rc4 Bd6 48.Rg4 Kf7 49.a5 b5 50.h4 b4 (51.Kg1 b3–+) 0–1. coolerdude – unitedfan, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

3.c4 f5

4.Bb2 Nf6 5.Nc3 g6 6.e3 Bg7 7.Nf3 0–0 8.Be2 c6 9.Rc1 Kh8 10.0–0= Be6 11.Na4 Bg8 12.c5 e4 13.Nd4= d5 14.Nc3 Nbd7 15.h3 Ne5 16.f4 ef3=+ 17.Nf3 Nf3 18.Bf3 Qe7 19.Qc2 Rae8 20.Ne2 Be6 21.Nf4 Bc8 22.a4 Nd7 23.Bg7 Qg7 24.b5 Ne5 25.Be2 Kg8 26.Qc3 Qh6 27.Nd3 Nd3= 28.Bd3 g5 29.Rf2 Qg7 30.Qg7 Kg7 31.Rcf1 d4 32.ed4 f4 33.Re2 Re2= 34.Be2 Rd8 35.bc6 bc6 36.Bf3 Rd4 37.Bc6 Rc4 38.d4 Rd4 39.Rc1 Kf6 40.Kf2 h6 41.Kf3 Rd3 42.Ke2 Re3 43.Kd2 Ke7 44.Rc3 Rc3 45.Kc3 Kd8 46.Kd4 Kc7 47.Bf3 Bb7?? 48.Bb7+– Kb7 49.Ke5 h5 50.Kf5 g4 51.hg4 f3 52.gf3 h4 53.Kf4 1–0. Bender,Wolfgang (1775) – Klein,Joerg (1980), 1.Saarlouis op, 1998.

4.Bb2 Nf6 5.e3 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.e3 f5 4.a3 Nf6 5.c4).

4.e3 g6 5.Bb2 h5 6.Nf3 Be7 7.Nc3 b6 8.Nd5 a5? 9.Ne5!+– de5 10.Be5 Bf6 11.Nc7 Kd7 12.Bf6 Nf6 13.Na8 Bb7 14.Nb6! Qb6 15.c5 Qc7 16.d4 Qc6 17.b5 (17...Qe6 18.Qa4+–) 1–0. Wall – Turboflax, internet, 1998.

4.g3 Nf6 5.Nf3 g6 (5...e4 6.Nd4+= Nc6 7.Nc6 bc6 8.Nc3 Be7 9.Bg2 0–0 10.0–0 Be6 11.d3; 5...Nc6 6.b5 e4 7.bc6 ef3 8.e3 bc6 9.Qf3 Rb8 10.Nc3 Be7 11.Qc6; 5...Be7 6.Nc3 (6.Bg2 0–0 7.Nc3 Nc6 8.b5 Nd4 9.d3 a6 10.0–0 Ne6 11.a4 ; 6.Bh3 0–0 7.Nc3 Nc6 8.Bb2 e4 9.Nh4 Nh5 10.e3 Bh4 11.Qh5) 6...0–0 7.Bg2 Nc6 8.b5 Nd4 9.d3 a6 10.0–0 Ne6 11.a4) 6.Bg2= (6.Nc3 Nc6 7.d3 e4 8.de4 fe4 9.Ng5 Bg7 10.Rb1 Bf5 11.Bg2; 6.d3 e4 7.Nd4 Nc6 8.Nc6 bc6 9.Nc3 Bg7 10.Bb2 0–0 11.Bg2) 6...Bg7 (6...e4 7.Nd4 c5 8.Nb3 Nc6 9.Nc3 Be7 10.d3 Be6 11.de4) 7.Bb2 (7.Nc3 0–0 8.Bb2 e4 9.Nd4 Ng4 10.Nd5 Nc6 11.Nc6) 7...0–0 8.0–0 c6 (8...e4 9.Nd4 Ng4 10.Qb3 Bd4 11.c5) 9.d3 (9.Nc3 Be6 10.c5 Nh5 11.e4) 9...Be6 (9...Na6 10.Nc3 Qe7 11.Qd2) 10.Ng5 Bd7 (10...Qe7 11.Nc3) 11.c5 (11.Nc3+=) 11...Ng4 (11...Nd5 12.e4 Qg5 13.ed5=) 12.Qb3 d5 13.Bd5 cd5 14.Qd5 Kh8 15.Nf7 Rf7 16.Qf7 Bc6 17.Qc4 (17.Nc3 a6+=) 17...Bd5= 18.Qc2 Nc6 19.h3 Nf6 20.Nd2 Qe7 21.e3 Nh5 (21...e4 22.Bf6 Qf6 23.d4=) 22.e4 Be6 23.Kg2 (23.b5 Nd8=) 23...Rf8 (23...Qd7 24.Rh1+=) 24.Rh1 Qf7 25.f3 (25.b5 Nd4 26.Bd4 ed4+=) 25...Qe7 (25...fe4 26.de4 Bh6 27.Rhf1 Ng3 28.Kg3 Qf4 29.Kg2 Qg5 30.Kh1–+) 26.Rag1 Qg5+= 27.Kf2 Bh6 28.Nf1 fe4 29.de4 Qf6 30.Qe2?? Bc4!!–+ 31.Qc4 Qf3 32.Ke1 Qf2 33.Kd1 Rd8 34.Qd5 Rd5 35.ed5 Qb2 36.dc6 bc6 37.Rh2 Qd4 (37...Qd4 38.Ke2 Qg1–+) 0–1. Diachuk,Nikolay – Halamay,Pavel, Sun Pawn Open, Ilichevsk UKR, 2007. (=1.a3 e5 2.b4 d6 3.c4 f5)

3.c4 Bf5

4.Bb2 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.c4 Bf5 4.a3).

4.Nc3 Nf6 5.Bb2 Nc6=+ 6.b5 Nd4–/+ 7.d3 Qd7 8.e3 Ne6 9.Nge2 Be7= 10.Ng3 Bg6 11.Be2 0–0 12.0–0 Ne8 13.Nd5 c6 14.Ne7+/– Qe7 15.a4 N8c7 16.Ba3 c5 17.Bf3 Rab8 18.Bb2 a5 19.Qd2 b6 20.Ne2 f5 21.Nc3 Ng5 22.Bc6 Be8 23.Bd5 Bf7 24.Bc6 Be8 25.Nd5 Nd5 26.Bd5 Bf7 27.Bc6 Be8 ½–½. Nebylitsin,Nikolai (2225) – Spirin,Alexey (2310), Novosibirsk op, 2001.

3.c4 Nf6

4.Bb2 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.c4 Nf6 4.a3).

4.Bb2 Be7 5.e3 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.a3 d6 4.e3 Be7 5.c4).

4.Nc3 Nc6 5.Nf3 =+.

4.Nc3 Be6 5.e3 Be7 6.Nf3 Nbd7 (6...0–0 7.d4=) 7.d4 0–0 (7...a5 8.b5=) 8.Be2 (8.Bd3 a5 9.b5 ed4 10.ed4 c5=) 8...ed4 (8...a5 9.b5=) 9.Nd4 Ne5 (9...a5 10.Bb2=) 10.f4+= Nc4? (better is 10...Nc6+=) 11.Ne6+– fe6 12.Bc4 d5 13.Bd3 c5 14.bc5 Bc5 15.Na4 Bd6 16.0–0 a6 17.Bb2 b5 18.Nc3 Bc5 (18...Qb6 19.Qe2+–) 19.Qf3 d4? (better is 19...Rc8+–) 20.Ne4 Ne4 (20...Ba7 21.Qh3 Qd7 22.Ng5+–) 21.Qe4 (worse is 21.Be4 de3 22.Rfc1 Rc8+–) 21...g6 22.Qe6 Kg7 (22...Rf7 23.f5 Qd7+–) 23.Qe5 Qf6 (23...Kf7 24.f5 g5 25.Qc5+–) 24.Qc5 Rac8 25.Qd4 Qd4 26.Bd4 Kh6 (26...Kf7+–) 27.Rf3 (27.Rf3 Rf5 28.g4+–) 1–0. Flores,Luis (2115) – Goldmund,Heike, FICGS, 2016.

4.Nc3 Be6 5.e4 a6 6.Nf3 Be7 7.d4 Bg4 (7...Nbd7!?=) 8.de5+= de5 (8...Bf3!? 9.gf3 de5 10.Qd8 Kd8+=) 9.Qd8+/– Bd8 10.Ne5 Bh5 (10...Be6 11.Bb2+/–) 11.Bf4 0–0 (11...c6 12.f3+–) 12.f3 Re8 13.g4 c5 (13...Bg6 14.h4 h6 15.Rd1+–) 14.gh5 Nh5 15.Nd3 cb4 (15...Nf4 16.Nf4 Nc6 17.bc5+–) 16.ab4 Nc6 (16...Nf4 17.Nf4 Nc6 18.Nfd5+–) 17.Be3 Bf6 18.Ra3 Rad8 (18...Bd4 19.Kd2 f5 20.Bg2+–) 19.Nd5 (19...Bd4 20.Nc5 Bc5 21.Bc5+–) 1–0. guest5439 – guest78, ICC, 2005.

4.Nc3 Be6 5.e4 Nc6 =.

4.Nc3 g6 5.Bb2 Bg7 6.e3 0–0 7.Qb3 Be6 8.Nf3 Ne8 9.d3 c6 10.a4 f5 11.Be2 Kh8 12.b5 Nd7 13.d4 e4 14.Nd2 Qg5 15.g3 a6 16.Rb1 ab5=+ 17.ab5 c5 18.Nd5 Bd5–/+ 19.cd5 cd4 20.ed4 Bh6 21.Nc4 f4–/+ 22.0–0 f3–+ 23.Bd1 Qg4 24.Kh1 Qh3 25.Rg1 Nef6 26.Bf3 ef3 –+ (27.Nd6 Ng4 28.Nf7 Rf7 29.Qf3 Qh2#) 0–1. Lebel Arias,Julia (2055) – Delahaye,Raphaelle (2055), FRA–ch (Women), 1995. (Even known as "Arias Lebel – Bujisho, Toulouse 1995").

4.Nc3 g6 5.e3 Bg7 6.Bb2 0–0 7.Nf3 Nbd7 8.d4 ed4 9.Nd4 Re8 10.Be2 Ne5 11.h3 a6 12.0–0 d5 (12...a5!?=) 13.cd5+= Nd5 14.Nd5 Qd5 15.Qc2 Nc6 16.Nc6 (16.Bf3 Nd4 17.Bd4+/– (17.Bd5 Nc2 18.Bg7 Kg7–/+; 17.ed4?! Qd8=)) 16...Bb2? (better is 16...Bf5!? 17.Qc1 Bb2 18.Qb2 Qc6+=) 17.Bf3+– Qf3 (better is 17...Qe6!? 18.Qb2 bc6+–) 18.gf3 Ba1 19.Ra1 bc6 20.h4 h5 (20...Bb7 21.Rd1+–) 21.Qc6 Be6 22.Qc7 Rec8 23.Qe5 Rc4 24.Rd1 Rac8 25.Rd6 Rc1 26.Kh2 Bc4 27.f4 Bb5 (27...Rc2 28.Kg2 Kh7 29.f5+–) 28.f5 R1c4 29.fg6 Rh4 30.Kg3 Rg4 31.Kh3 Re8 (31...Rf8 32.Qh5 Bf1 33.Kh2 Rg2 34.Kh1 Rg6 35.Rg6 fg6 36.Qg6 Kh8+–) 32.gf7 Kf7 (32...Kf8 33.Qh8 Kf7 34.Qh5 Ke7 35.Qe5 Kf7 36.Qf5 Kg7 37.Qg4 Kh7 38.Qg6 Kh8 39.Qh6 Kg8 40.Rg6 Kf7 41.Qg7) 33.Qh5 Ke7 34.Qe5 Kf7 35.Qf5 (35.Kg4?! Re5 36.a4 Ke7+=) 35...Ke7 (35...Kg8 36.Qg4 Kh7 37.Qg6 Kh8 38.Qh6 Kg8 39.Rg6 Kf7 40.Qg7) 36.Qf6 1–0. Steffens,Olaf (2200) – Guy,D (1965), Penarth WLS, 2013.

4.Nc3 g6 5.Nf3 Be6 =.

3.c4 g6

4.Bb2 Bg7 (--> 2.a3 g6 3.Bb2 Bg7 4.c4 d6).

4.Nc3 Nc6 =.

4.Nc3 Be6 5.e4 Nc6 6.Nf3 Bg4 7.h3 Bf3= 8.Qf3 Nd4 9.Qd1 f6 10.d3 Qd7 11.Ne2+= 0–0–0 12.Nd4 ed4 13.Be2 Kb8 14.0–0+/– h5 15.Bb2 c5 16.bc5 dc5+= 17.Rb1 b6 18.Qd2 Qc7 19.a4+/– a5 20.Rfe1 Qe5 21.Ba3 Bd6? 22.g3 h4?? 23.Qa5 Bc7 24.Bc5 Kc8 25.Qa8 Kd7+/– 26.Qd5 Qd5=+ 27.ed5 bc5–/+ 28.g4 Ra8 29.Rb5 Ra4 30.Rc5 Ne7 31.Bd1 Ra3 32.Rc7 Kc7 33.Re7 Kd8 34.Re6 Rd3–+ 35.Be2 Rc3 36.Rf6 Rc1 37.Kg2+= Re8 38.Bf1 Ree1= 39.Bd3 Rg1 40.Kf3+/– Rc3? 41.Ke2?? Rcc1 42.Rg6 Rge1= 43.Kf3 Rcd1?? 44.Be4 Rc1 45.Rc6?? Rc3= 46.Kf4 Re2 47.f3 Rh2? 48.g5 d3 49.Bd3?? Rd3= 50.Kg4 Rd4 51.f4= Rf2 52.Kh4 Rff4=+ 53.Kh5? Rh4 54.Kg6–/+ Rc4 55.Kg7? Rc6 56.dc6 Kc7?? 57.g6–/+ Rh3 58.Kg8 Rg3 59.g7 Kc6 60.Kf8 Rg7 61.Kg7 Kd5 ½–½. gdraper (2035) – sburritt, net–chess.com, 2006.

4.Nc3 Bg7 5.e3 Ne7 6.Be2 0–0 7.h4 a5 8.b5 Nd7 9.d4 c6 10.Nf3 Nf5 11.g3 Qe7 12.0–0 Nf6 13.a4 ed4 14.ed4 Rd8 15.Re1= h5 16.Bg5 Qf8 17.Bf1 Re8 18.Qd2 Bd7 19.Bg2 Ng4 20.Rad1 Kh7 21.Re4 Nf6 22.Bf6 Bf6 23.Rde1 Kg8 24.Re8 Be8 25.Bh3 Bd7 26.Ne4 Bg7 27.Kh2 Kh8 28.Neg5 Kg8 29.bc6 bc6 30.c5 dc5 31.dc5 Ra7 32.Ne4 Qb8 33.Bf5 Bf5 34.Nd6 Be6 35.Ng5 Qb4 36.Qc1 Bb2=+ 37.Qd1 Qc5 38.Re2 Bg7 39.Ne6 fe6 40.Ne4 Qd4 41.Qb3 Re7= 42.Qb8 Bf8 ½–½. Bulcourf,Carlos (2210) – Montoro,Gustavo E, Villa Ballester op, 1992.

4.e3 Nc6 5.Nf3 =+.

4.Nf3 Nc6 =.

4.e3 Bg7

5.Bb2 Nf6=+ 6.Be2 0–0 7.Nf3 e4 8.Nd4 c5 9.Nb3 Qe7 10.Nc3 Re8 11.Qb1 Bf5 12.0–0 Nc6 13.h3 cb4 14.ab4 Nb4 15.Nd4 Bc8 16.f3 a5 17.fe4 Ne4 18.Ne4 Qe4 19.Nb5 Qb1 20.Rab1 Rd8 21.Bf6 Bf6 22.Rf6 Bf5 23.Rf1 Ra6 24.g4 Kg7 25.g5 d5 26.Ra6 ba6 27.Nd4 Bh3 28.Ra1 dc4 29.Ra5 Rd5 30.Rd5 Nd5 31.Bc4 Nc7 32.Kh2 Bd7 33.Kg3 f6 34.Nf3 a5 35.d4 Be6 36.Be6 Ne6 37.gf6 Kf6 38.Nd2 a4 39.Nc4 h5 40.Na3 Kf5 41.Kf2 Ke4 42.Nb1 Kd3 43.d5 Ng5 (44.Kg2 Ne4–+) 0–1. Luzuriaga,Norberto Horacio (2350) – Johansen,John Martin (2345), corr W–Cup12 Gr079, 2000.

5.Bb2 Nf6 6.Ne2 0–0 7.g3 Bd7 8.Bg2= Bc6 9.f3 b6 10.0–0 Nbd7 11.Nbc3 a5 12.b5+= Bb7 13.a4 Nc5 14.d4+= Ne6 15.de5 de5= ½–½. Gapp,Wolfgang (1855) – Wallis,Toni (1965), AUT–chT, 1996.

5.Bb2 Nf6 6.Nf3 0–0 7.Be2 Re8 8.Nc3 b6 9.d4 ed4 10.Nd4 Bb7 11.Bf3 Bf3 12.Qf3 Na6 13.Nc6 Qd7 14.Rb1 Qe6 15.Nd5 Nd5 16.cd5+/– Qe4 17.Qe4 Re4 18.Bg7 Kg7 19.Rc1 Ree8 20.Rc4 f5 21.Kd2 Kf6 22.Rhc1 h5 23.Kd3 g5 24.h4+– g4 25.Rf4 Kg6 26.g3 b5+/– 27.Rc2 Kf6 28.Nd4 Re5+– 29.e4 Kg6 30.Rf5 Rf5 31.ef5 Kf6 32.Rc5 dc5–+ (33.Nb5 cb4 34.ab4 c6 35.dc6 Nb4 36.Ke4 Re8 37.Kd4 Nc6 38.Kc5 Ne7 39.Na7 Nf5–+; 32...Nc5?! 33.bc5 a6 34.c6=+) 0–1. Luzuriaga,Norberto Horacio – Wantoch_Rekowski,Jacek, corr or01–006 E–mail, 2002.

5.Bb2 Nf6 6.Nf3 e4 7.Nd4 c5 =.

5.d4 Nc6 6.Nf3 Bg4 =.

5.d4 Nf6 =.

3.d4 ed4

4.Qd4 Nc6 5.Qd3 Nf6 6.g3 Be7 7.Bg2 0–0 8.Nf3= Ne5 9.Ne5 de5 10.Bb2 Qd3 11.cd3 Bd6 12.Nd2 c6 13.Nc4+/– Bc7 14.Ne5 Be6 15.0–0 Be5 16.Be5 Nd7 17.Bd6 Rfe8+– 18.f4 Nb6 19.e4 Rad8 20.e5 Nd5 21.Bd5 Bd5+/– 22.d4 ½–½. nay (2190) – tomy (2260), net–chess.com, 2006.

4.Nf3= c5 5.e3 de3 6.Be3 Nc6 7.Bb5 d5 =.

4.Nf3= Nc6 5.Bb2 Nge7 6.Nbd2 a6 7.Nb3 d3 =.

4.Nf3= Be7 5.Nd4 Nf6 6.e3 c5 7.Nf3 0–0 =.

4.Nf3= Nf6 5.Nd4 c5 6.Nb3 Nc6 7.b5 Na5 =.

3.e3 Nc6

4.c4 a6 5.Nc3 Nf6 6.Nf3 Be7 7.d4 Bg4 8.c5 ed4 9.ed4 0–0 10.Be2=+ dc5 11.dc5 Qe8 12.Bf4 Rd8 13.Qc2 Nd5 14.Nd5= Rd5 15.Ng5?? Bg5–+ 16.Bg5 Rg5 17.f3 Bf5 18.Qd2 Nd4! 19.Ra2 Nc2! 20.Rc2 Bc2?? 21.Qc2?? Re5 22.Kf2 Qe7 23.Re1? Re8 24.Qc4 b5 25.cb6 cb6 26.Qa6 Qe6 27.Bc4–/+ Qd6 28.Re5 Qe5 29.Be2 Qe3 30.Kf1 h6 31.Qc4 Qa3 32.Qc6 Qa1 33.Kf2 Qd4 34.Ke1 0–1. rommeltdf (1655) – nhathuy (1805), net–chess.com, 2002.

4.c4 Nf6 5.Bb2 Be7 6.d4 a5 7.Nf3 e4 8.Nfd2 ab4 9.ab4 Ra1=+ 10.Ba1 Nb4 11.Qa4+/– Nc6 12.d5 Bd7 13.dc6 Bc6 14.Qc2 0–0 15.Nc3 Qa8 16.Bb2 d5 17.cd5+– Nd5 18.Nd5 Bd5 19.Qc7 Bb4 20.Qe5 Bd2 21.Kd2 Qa5 22.Qc3 Qc3 23.Bc3 Rd8 24.Bd4 Rb8 25.Bb5 Ra8 26.Ra1 Rc8 27.Ra5 Be6 28.Ba4 h6 29.Ra7 Rb8 30.Be5 Rd8 31.Ke1 Rd3? 32.Rb7 Ra3 33.Bc6 Rd3 34.Be4 Rd8 35.Rb8 Rb8 (36.Bb8 f5+–). mgriffin (1870) – nhathuy, net–chess.com, 2001.

3.e3 Be6

4.Bb2 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.e3 Be6 4.a3).

4.c4 a5 5.b5 =+.

4.c4 f5 5.Bb2 Nf6 6.Nc3 Be7 7.Nf3 Ne4 8.Qc2 Nc3= 9.Bc3 Nd7 10.d4+/– e4 11.d5 ef3 12.de6 Nf6 13.gf3 g6 14.c5 d5 15.0–0–0 c6 16.e4+– fe4 17.fe4 0–0 18.ed5 Nd5 19.Rg1 Bg5+= 20.Bd2 Bd2= 21.Rd2 Qf6 22.Qb2 Rae8 23.Bc4 Qb2 24.Kb2+= Re6 25.Rgd1 h5 26.Rd5 cd5 27.Bd5 Rf2 28.Kb3 Rfe2 29.Be6 Re6 30.Rd7 b6 31.Ra7 bc5 32.bc5 h4 33.Kc4 h3 34.Kd3 g5 35.Ra4 Kf7 36.Rc4 Ke7 37.Re4 Re4 38.Ke4 Kd7 39.Kf5 Kc6 40.Kg5 (40...Kd7 41.Kg4+–) 1–0. Dillimann,H – Ostertag,R, Augsburg, 1998.

4.c4 f5 5.Bb2 Nf6 6.Nc3 Be7 7.Nf3 Ne4 8.d4 Nc3 9.Bc3 e4 10.Nd2 0–0 11.d5+= Bf7 12.Qc2 Bg6 13.Nb3 f4 14.0–0–0 Bf6 15.Nd4= Bd4 16.Bd4 c6 17.Qb2 Rf7 18.dc6 Nc6=+ 19.Bc3 Rd7 20.Kb1 Rc8 21.Ka1 Ne5=+ 22.Be5 de5 23.Be2 f3 24.gf3+= ef3 25.Bf3 Rd1 26.Rd1 Qe7 27.c5 h6 28.Qd2 Rc7 29.Qd6 Kh7 30.h4 h5 31.Rd5?? Qf7= 32.Bd1 Qf5–/+ 33.Kb2 Qb1 34.Kc3 Qc1 35.Kb3= b5 36.Qe5 Rf7 37.Qc3+– Qb1 38.Qb2 Qe4 39.Rd4 Qe6 40.Kc3 Rd7 41.Bb3 Qc6 42.Qd2 Qf6 43.Bc2 Rd4 44.Bg6 Kg6 45.ed4 Qe6 46.Qd3 Kf7 47.Qe3 Qa2 48.Qf4 Kg8 49.Qb8 Kh7 50.Qb5 Qa1? 51.Kd2 Qb2 52.Ke3 Qc1 53.Ke4 Qh1 54.Ke5 Qh4 55.Qd3 Kh6 56.Qe3 g5 57.Kf6 Qg4 58.f3 Qg3 59.Qe4 (59...Qf4 60.Qf4 gf4 61.c6 Kh7 62.c7 Kg8 63.c8Q Kh7 64.Qd7 Kh6 65.Qg7#) 1–0. Campos Calvo_Sotelo,Juan (2085) – Alonso Igual,Ignacio (1895), Open seniores, 2006.

4.c4 f5 5.Bb2 Nf6 6.Nf3 Bd7 =.

4.c4 f5 5.d4 a5 =.

4.d4= ed4 5.ed4 Nf6 6.Bb5 Nbd7 7.Nf3 =.

4.d4 Be7 =.

4.d4= Ne7 5.de5 de5 6.Qd8 Kd8 7.Bb2 Ng6 8.h4 h5 9.Bd3 Nd7 10.Nf3 Bd6 11.Bg6 fg6 12.Ng5 Ke7 13.Nd2 a5= 14.b5 b6 15.Ne6 Ke6 16.Ne4 Be7 17.Ke2 Nc5 18.Nc5+= Bc5 19.Rh3 Be7 20.f4 Bf6 21.fe5+/– Be5 22.Be5 Ke5 23.Rg3 Rh6 24.Rf1 Ke6 25.Rf4 Rc8 26.Rc4 c5 27.Re4 Kd6 28.c4 Rc7 29.Rg5 Rd7 30.g3 Kc7+/– 31.Re8 Rd8 32.Rge5 Re8+/– 33.Re8 Kd6 34.Rb8 Kc7 35.Rg8 Kd6 36.Kf3 g5 37.hg5 Rg6 38.Kf4 Ke6 39.Rd8 Ke7 40.Kf5 Rc6 41.Rg8 Rd6 42.Rg7 Kf8 43.Rb7 Rd3 44.Rb6 Re3 45.Rc6 Rg3 46.b6 Rb3 47.Kf6 Ke8 48.g6 Kd7 49.Rc5 Rb6 50.Kf7 Re6 51.Rd5 (51...Rd6 52.g7 Rd5 53.cd5+–) 1–0. Bulcourf,Carlos (2280) – Dilloo,Manuel, Buenos Aires CAA op, 1993.

4.Nf3 c6 5.Bb2 Nd7 6.d4 (6.Nc3 Be7=) 6...e4 7.Nfd2 d5 8.c4 f5 9.Nc3 (9.cd5 cd5 10.Nc3 Ngf6=) 9...Ngf6= 10.Qb3 Bd6 11.f3? (11.Be2 0–0=) 11...Qe7 (11...0–0!?–/+) 12.fe4+= fe4 13.g3 0–0 14.Be2 Bc7 15.0–0–0 (15.0–0 Nb6 16.cd5 Bf7+=) 15...a6 (15...Nb6 16.c5 Nbd7 17.Rdf1–+) 16.cd5 cd5 17.Na4 (17.g4 Nb6–/+) 17...b5 18.Nc5 Nc5 19.bc5 Rfb8 (19...Bh3 20.Rdg1–/+) 20.g4 a5 21.Bc3 (21.g5 Nd7 22.Rdg1 a4–/+) 21...b4 (21...Nd7!? 22.Rdf1 Nc5 23.dc5 d4–+) 22.ab4–/+ ab4 23.Bb2 Bd7 (23...h5 24.g5 Ng4 25.Rhg1–/+) 24.g5 Ba4 25.gf6 Bb3?? (better is 25...Qd8 26.Qd5 Qd5+=) 26.fe7+– Bd1 (26...Ba2 27.Rdf1 Re8 28.Rf2+–) 27.Bd1 (27.Rd1?! Re8+–; 27.Kd1?! Re8+–) 27...Ba5 (27...Kf7 28.Bb3 Ke6+–) 28.Bb3 Ra7 (28...Kf7 29.Bd5 Ke7+–) 29.Bd5 Kh8 30.Nc4 1–0. Pandurevic,Miro (2310) – Svetinovic,Darjan (1900), Open Osijek, 2010.

3.e3 f5

4.Bb2 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.e3 f5 4.a3).

4.c4 Nf6 5.Bb2 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.e3 f5 4.a3 Nf6 5.c4).

3.e3 Nf6

4.Bb2 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.a3 d6 4.e3).

4.c4 Be7 5.Qc2 0–0 6.Bb2 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.a3 d6 4.e3 Be7 5.c4 0–0 6.Qc2).

4.c4 Be7 5.Nf3 0–0 6.Nc3 Re8 7.Be2 Bf8 8.d4 Nbd7 9.Bb2 c6 10.Qc2 Qe7 11.Rd1 a6 12.0–0+= e4 13.Nd2 d5 14.b5 Qe6 15.a4 Bd6 16.Qb3 Nf8 17.Ba3 Bb8 18.Bf8 Rf8= 19.Rfe1 Qd6 20.Nf1 Bc7 21.Rb1 Be6 22.b6 Bd8 23.c5 Qd7 24.Na2 Bg4 25.a5 g6 26.Nb4+= Be2 27.Re2 Re8 28.Qd1 Be7 29.Reb2 Bf8 30.Qe2 Nh5 31.Ng3 Ng7 32.Kf1 f5 33.Ke1 Ne6 34.Nf1 Bg7 35.Rc1 Rf8 36.g3 Bf6 37.Kd1 Kg7 38.Rd2 h5 39.Kc2 h4 40.Kb1 Rh8 41.Qd1 Ng5 42.Qb3 Nf3=+ 43.Rdc2 Rhd8 44.Ka2 g5 45.Ka3 Qe6 46.Ka2 Rd7 47.Rb2 Kg6 48.Qd1 Rh7 49.Qe2 Qd7 50.Qd1 Rah8 51.Rcb1 Qe6 52.Ka3 Ra8 53.Rc1 Rah8 (53...hg3 54.fg3 Rah8 55.Qe2=+) ½–½. Alberts,Hendrik Jan (2165) – Nowak,Ignacy (2400), Kiekrz op, 1995.

4.c4 Bg4 5.Be2 Be2 6.Ne2 =+.

4.c4 g6 5.Nc3 Bg7 6.Qc2 0–0 7.Nf3 Bg4 8.Be2 Nbd7 9.Bb2 Nb6 10.h4 c6 11.Ng5 Be2 12.Ne2 h6 13.Nf3 Ng4 (13...e4!? 14.Nfd4 c5 15.bc5 dc5+=) 14.h5 g5 15.Ng3 Qe7 16.Qe4 Qe6 17.Rc1 d5 18.cd5 cd5 (18...Nd5 19.Nf5 Ndf6 20.Ng7 Ne4 21.Ne6 fe6 A) worse is 22.Ne5 Ne5 (22...Ngf2 23.0–0+/–) 23.Be5 Nf2–/+ (23...Rf2?! 24.d3 Rf5 25.d4+=); B) 22.0–0 Nef2 B1) worse is 23.Rf2 Nf2 24.Kf2 e4–/+; B2) worse is 23.Ne5 Ne5 24.Be5 Nd3–/+; B3) 23.Be5? B31) worse is 23...Ne5 24.Ne5 (24.Rf2? Nd3 25.Rc4 Nf2 26.Kf2 a5–+) 24...Ne4 25.Nd7+=; B32) 23...Nd3 24.Bd6 Nc1 25.Rc1 Rfd8–+; B4) 23.Rc4=) 19.Qf5 Nc4 Black plans e4 20.Qb1 Rac8 21.d4 e4 22.Nh2 f5 23.Ng4 f4 24.Nh6 Bh6 25.Nf1 fe3 26.Ne3 Ne3 27.fe3 Qf5 28.Rc2 g4 29.Bc1 g3 30.Re2 Rc7 31.Bd2 Rfc8 32.Qb3?? (better is 32.b5+=) 32...Rc1!–+ 33.Bc1 Rc1 34.Kd2 Rh1 35.Qa4 (35.b5 Qh5 (worse is 35...Rh5 36.b6–+) 36.b6 ab6–+) 35...Qc8 (better is 35...Be3 36.Re3 Qf2 37.Re2 Qd4 38.Kc2 Qd1 39.Kc3 Qa4–+ (39...Qe2?! 40.Qe8 Kg7 41.Qe7 Kh6 42.Qf6 Kh5 43.Qf5 Kh4 44.Qf4 Qg4 45.Qh6 Qh5 46.Qf4 Qg4 47.Qh6 Qh5 48.Qf4 Qg4=)) 36.Qc2 Qc2 37.Kc2 Rh5 38.a4 Rf5 39.Kd1 Rf2 40.Ke1 Re2 (better is 40...Rf8!? 41.a5–+) 41.Ke2 Kf7 42.Kd2 Ke6 43.Ke2 a6 44.Kd2 Kd6 45.Ke2 Kc6 (better is 45...Kc7 46.Kd2 Kc6 47.Ke2–+) 46.Kd2 Bg5 47.Ke2 Be7 0–1. combijack (1750) – mischo (1665), gameknot.com, 2009.

4.d4 ed4 5.ed4 Be7 6.Nf3 Bg4 7.h3 Bf3 8.Qf3+= Nc6 9.Bb5 a6? 10.Bc6+– bc6 11.Qc6 Nd7 12.0–0 0–0 13.c4 Nf6 14.Nc3 Qd7 15.Nd5 Nd5?? 16.Qd7 Nc3 17.Qe7 Rae8 18.Qc7 Ne2 19.Kh2 Nd4 20.Qd6 Nb3 21.Rb1 Nc1 22.Rbc1 Rd8 23.Qb6 Ra8 24.Rfe1 Rfb8 25.Qa5 h6 26.Re7 Re8 27.Qd5 Re7 28.Qa8 Kh7 29.c5 (29...Rd7 30.c6+–) 1–0. marekt – shosan, ChessWorld.net, 2002.

4.Nf3 Be6 5.d3 Be7 6.Be2 Nbd7 7.Bb2 0–0 8.Nbd2 h6 9.0–0 c6 10.h3 Qc7 11.e4 Rad8 (11...d5 12.c4+=) 12.c4 a6 (12...d5 13.cd5 cd5 14.Rc1=) 13.Nb3 (13.d4 ed4 14.Nd4 d5+=) 13...b5 14.cb5 ab5 15.Rc1 c5 16.bc5 (16.d4!? Ne4 17.d5=) 16...dc5+= 17.Qd2?? (17.d4 Ne4 18.de5 c4+=) 17...c4 (better is 17...Bb3 18.Qc3 Be6–+) 18.dc4= bc4 19.Na1 (19.Qc2 Rb8 20.Nfd2 Rfc8 21.Bc4 Bc4 22.Nc4 Qc4 23.Qc4 Rc4 24.Rc4 Rb3 25.Rc8 Kh7–+) 19...c3 (better is 19...Ra8!?–/+) 20.Rc3 Qb7 21.Rb1? (21.Qc1 Ne4 (worse is 21...Qe4 22.Re3 Qa8 23.Ne5+=) 22.Rc2 Bd6=) 21...Rb8 (better is 21...Ne4!? 22.Qc2 Nc3 23.Bc3 Qc7–+) 22.Rc2 Ba3 23.Ba3 Qb1 24.Rc1 Qb6 25.Bf8 Nf8 (25...Ne4 26.Qc2 Qf2 27.Kh2–/+) 26.Nc2 Ng6 27.Ne3 Nf4 28.Nd5?? N6d5 29.ed5 Bd5 30.Bd1 e4?? 31.Qf4= g5?? 32.Ng5!+– hg5 33.Qg5 Qg6 34.Qg6 fg6+/– 35.Be2 Kh7 36.Bf1 Kh6 37.Bc4?? Bc4?? 38.Rc4+/– Rb1 39.Kh2 Rb2 40.Rc2?? Rc2–+ (40...Rc2 41.Kg1 Rc1 42.Kh2 Rf1–+) 0–1. Fournier,Frederic (1970) – cptnNEMO (1795), Active, 2007.

4.Nf3 g6 5.Bb2 Bg7 6.c4 0–0 7.d4= ed4 8.Nd4 Nc6 9.Nc6 bc6 10.Bd3 a5 11.0–0+= ab4 12.ab4 Ra1 13.Ba1 Be6 14.Nd2 Qe7 15.Qa4 d5 16.Bd4+= Rd8 17.c5 Qe8 18.Ra1 Rb8 19.Nf3 h6 20.Ne5 Bd7 21.Qa7 Qd8 22.Ra4 Bh8 23.f3 Bg7 24.Bf1 h5 25.Bd3 Be8 26.Qa6 Nh7 27.Nc6 Bc6 28.Qc6+– Bd4 29.ed4 Qg5 30.Be2 Qe3+= 31.Kf1 Re8 32.Ra2+/– Qc1 33.Kf2 Qe3 ½–½. Gross – Dziel,Jaromir, corr 3GMM–08, 1995.

4.h3 Be7 5.c4 0–0 6.Bb2 Bf5 7.Nf3 Bb1 8.Rb1= c5 9.bc5+= dc5 10.Ne5+/– b6 11.g3 Nbd7 12.Bg2 Rb8 13.0–0 Ne5 14.Be5 Bd6 15.Bd6 Qd6+/– 16.d4 cd4 17.Qd4 Qa3= 18.Ra1 Qe7 19.Ra2 Nd7?? 20.Ra7+– Qc5 21.Rd7 Qd4 22.Rd4 b5 23.c5 b4 24.Rb1 Rfc8 25.Rbb4 Rb4 26.c6 Rb1 27.Kh2 Rc1 28.Rd7 h6 29.Bd5 Rc2 30.Bf7 Kf8 31.Kg2 R8c6+= 32.Bd5 Rc7 33.Rc7 Rd2 (34.e4 g6+–). thedesertfox (1920) – mminaev (1795), net–chess.com, 2005.

3.e3 g6

4.Bb2 Nf6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.a3 d6 4.e3 g6).

4.c4 Bg7 5.Nc3 Nc6 6.e4 =+.

4.c4 Bg7 5.Nc3 Nf6 6.Bb2 0–0 7.Nf3 Nc6 8.Be2 b6 (8...e4 9.Nd4 Nd4 10.ed4+=) 9.h4 (9.b5 Na5+=) 9...Bg4 10.Ng5 Be2 11.Qe2 h6 12.Nge4 Ne4 13.Ne4 a6 14.0–0–0 b5 15.cb5 ab5 16.Qb5 Ne7 17.g4 c6 18.Qe2 Qc8 19.Nd6 Qc7 20.Ne4 f5 21.Nc5 Qc8 22.Rdg1 e4? (22...fg4!? 23.Qc4 Rf7 24.Rg4 Qf5+–) 23.gf5 Bb2 24.Kb2 Qf5 25.Qc4 Qd5 26.Qd5 cd5 (26...Nd5?? 27.Rg6 Kf7 28.Rc6+–) 27.Rg2 Nf5 (27...Rf3 28.d3 ed3 29.Nd3+–) 28.Rg6 Kh7 29.h5 Nd6 1–0. combijack (1775) – klossmajor, gameknot.com, 2009.

4.c4 Bg7 5.Nc3 Nf6 6.Be2 (6.e4 Be6=) 6...0–0 7.Nf3 (7.e4 a5 8.b5 Be6=) 7...Nbd7 (7...e4 8.Nd4=+) 8.d4 (8.e4 a5 9.Bb2 ab4 10.ab4 Ra1 11.Qa1 Nb6=) 8...e4 9.Nd2 Re8 (9...a5 10.0–0=) 10.Qc2 (10.0–0 c5+=) 10...Qe7 (10...c5 11.0–0=) 11.a4 (11.0–0 c5+=) 11...h5 (11...a5 12.Nd5 Nd5 13.cd5=+) 12.a5 (12.0–0 c5 13.bc5 dc5+=) 12...a6 (12...c5 13.bc5 dc5 14.0–0=) 13.Bb2 (13.0–0 c5 14.bc5 dc5+=) 13...Nf8 (13...c5 14.bc5 dc5 15.d5+=) 14.Rc1 (14.0–0 Bg4+/–) 14...Bg4 (14...d5 15.cd5 Qb4 16.0–0+/–) 15.h3 (15.Bg4!? hg4 16.0–0+/–) 15...Be2= 16.Ke2 (16.Ne2 d5=) 16...Rab8 17.b5 (17.Kf1 c5 18.bc5 dc5=) 17...Qd7 (17...ab5 18.cb5 d5 19.Ra1=) 18.ba6 (18.Nde4!? Ne4 19.Ne4 ab5 20.Nd2=) 18...ba6= 19.Ba3 (19.f3 ef3 20.Kf3 Qe6=) 19...h4 (19...Qc6 20.d5 Qd7 21.Nde4 Ne4 22.Ne4=) 20.Rb1 (20.Nde4 Ne4 21.Ne4 Qf5 22.Nd6 Qh5 23.Kf1 cd6 24.Bd6 Rb7=) 20...Qf5=+ 21.Rb8 Rb8 22.Rb1 Qh5 23.Ke1 Rb1–/+ 24.Qb1 Qa5 25.Bb4 Qb6 26.Ba3 Qa5 27.Bb4 Qg5 28.Kf1 Ne6 29.Nce4 Ne4 30.Qe4 c5 31.dc5 dc5 32.Ba5 Qf6 33.Qb1 Ng5 34.Ke2 Qc6 35.Qb8= Kh7 36.f3 Ne6 37.Qb3 Qd6 38.Qb7 Qe5 39.Qe4 Qf6 40.f4 Qa1 41.f5 gf5 42.Qh4 Kg8 43.Bd8 Qb2 44.Be7 f4 45.Bc5 Nc5–/+ 46.Qd8 Kh7 47.ef4 Ne6 48.Qd3 Kg8 49.Kf3 a5 50.c5? Nc5 51.Qd8–/+ Kh7 52.Nc4? Qc3 53.Ne3 Ne6 54.Qe8 Qf6 (55.Nd5 Qf5 56.Qg8 Kh6–+) 0–1. Bulcourf,Carlos (2185) – Scarella,Enrique Alejandro (2380), Lomas de Zamora op, 1995.

4.c4 Bg7 5.d4 Nc6 =.

4.d4= ed4 5.ed4 Bg7 6.Nf3 Ne7 7.Be2 0–0 8.0–0 c5 (8...Re8 9.Re1+=) 9.c3 Nf5 (9...Re8 10.dc5 dc5 11.Qd8 Rd8 12.Bg5+=) 10.Ra2 (10.Re1 Qf6+=) 10...cd4= 11.cd4 d5 (11...Re8 12.Re1=) 12.Bf4 (12.Bg5 Qd6+=) 12...Nc6 13.Rd2 Qb6 14.Nc3 Be6 15.Na4 Qd8 16.b5 (16.Re1 Rc8+=) 16...Na5 17.Nc5 Re8 (17...Rc8 18.Ne6 fe6 19.Re1=) 18.Be5 (18.Rc2 Rc8 19.Ne6 Re6 20.Rc8 Qc8+=) 18...Rc8 (18...Qb6 19.Bg7 Kg7 20.Qa4+=) 19.Qa4 (19.Bg7 Kg7 20.Re1 Qb6+=) 19...b6 (19...Be5 20.Ne5 f6 21.Nf3+=) 20.Ne6+/– Re6 21.Bd3 (21.Rc2 Be5 22.de5 Rc2 23.Qc2 f6+=) 21...Nd6 (21...Nh4 22.Nh4 Qh4 23.Bg7 Kg7 24.Re2=) 22.Rc2 (22.Re2 Nac4+=) 22...Ndc4 (22...Rc2 23.Qc2 Ndc4 24.Qc3=) 23.Bg7 (23.Rfc1 Bf8+=) 23...Kg7 24.Qb4 (24.Rfc1 Qd6 25.Qb4 Rce8=) 24...Qe7 25.Qe7 Re7 26.Rfc1 (26.Nd2 f5=) ½–½. Luehrig,Walter – Lebel,Patrick, Orang–Utan Invitational, 2001.

4.d4= Bg7 5.Bb2 =.

4.Nf3 Bg7 5.Nc3 e4 =.

4.Bb2 Bg7

5.c4 Ne7 6.Nc3 Be6 7.Qc2 0–0 8.Nf3 h6 9.Be2 a6 10.h4 Nd7 11.h5 g5 12.d4 ed4 13.Nd4 Nb6 14.Ne6 fe6 15.Rd1 Qe8 16.Qe4 d5?? (better is 16...Qf7 17.0–0 d5 18.cd5 Ned5=) 17.Qe6+– Kh8? (better is 17...Rf7+–) 18.Nd5 Bb2 19.Ne7 (better is 19.Qh6 Kg8 20.Qg5 Kh8 21.Ne7 (worse is 21.Qe7 Nd5 22.Qe8 Rae8 23.cd5 Bc3 24.Kf1 Re3+–) 21...Bc3 22.Kf1+–) 19...Rf6+/– 20.Qe4 Ba3 21.Ng6 (21.Rb1!? c5 22.Bd3+–) 21...Kg7+= 22.Qb1 Qa4 23.0–0 Bb4 24.Qe4 Qc6 25.Qb1 Bd6 26.Bf3 Qc4 27.Rd4 Qb5 28.Bb7 Rb8 29.Be4 Qe8 30.Bf3 Nc4 31.Qa2 Ne5 32.Be4 Ng6 33.Bg6 Qe5 34.g3 Rbf8 35.Rg4 (35.Qa6?? Rf2 36.Rf4 Rf1 (36...gf4?! 37.Rf2 Qe3 38.Qd3–+; 36...R8f4?! 37.ef4 Rf1 38.Qf1 gf4 39.gf4 Qf4 40.Qf4 Bf4 41.Kf2+=; 36...R2f4?! 37.ef4 Qd4 38.Kg2–+) 37.Kf1 gf4 (37...Rf4?! 38.gf4 gf4 39.Qc4–/+) 38.ef4 Qe6–+) 35...a5 36.Kg2 Qb5 37.f4 Qc6 38.Kh3 Qc3 39.Qe2 a4 40.Rd1 a3 41.Rd2 Re6 42.Rd3 Qc1 43.Kg2 Rb8 (43...gf4?! 44.gf4 Kh8 45.f5+=) 44.Rd2? (44.Qd1 Rb2 45.Kh3 Qd1 46.Rd1 Re3 47.fg5 Rbb3 48.gh6 Kh6–+) 44...Rb3 (better is 44...Rg6 45.fg5 Rg5 46.Rg5 hg5 47.Rd1–+) 45.e4?? (better is 45.Rc2 Rbe3 46.Rc1 Re2 47.Kh3–+) 45...Rb2 46.Rb2 Qb2 47.Qb2 ab2 48.e5 Rg6 49.hg6 Be7 50.f5 b1Q 51.f6 Bf6! 52.ef6 Kf6 53.g7 Kg7 54.Rc4 0–1. combijack (1780) – mischo (1665), gameknot.com, 2009.

5.c4 Ne7 6.Nf3 0–0 7.Nc3 (7.d4 a5=) 7...a5 8.b5 Nd7 (8...f5 9.d4=) 9.d4 (9.Be2 e4 10.Nd4 c5 11.bc6 bc6+=) 9...f5 (9...ed4 10.Nd4 c5 11.bc6 bc6 12.Be2=) 10.Ng5 (10.Be2 e4 11.Nd2 Nf6+=) 10...ed4 11.ed4 Nf6 12.Bd3 Ne4 (12...d5!?=) 13.Nge4+/– fe4 14.Be4 Nf5 15.0–0 (15.Ne2!?+/–) 15...Nd4= 16.Na4 (16.Qd3 Bf5=) 16...Ne6 (16...Qh4 17.Bd4 Qe4 18.Bg7 Kg7 19.b6+=) 17.Bg7+= Kg7 18.Qd2 (18.Re1 Qf6 19.Ra2 Rb8+=) 18...Qg5 19.Qc3 Qf6 20.Rac1 (20.Rfe1 Re8+=) 20...Qc3 (20...Ng5 21.Bd5 Re8 22.Rfe1 Qc3 23.Nc3+/– (23.Rc3?? Re1)) 21.Rc3+= Rb8 (21...Re8 22.Re3+=) 22.Re1 (22.Re3 Nf4+=) 22...Bd7 23.Bd5 Rfe8 24.Rce3 Kf6 25.b6 c6 26.Be6 Re6 27.Nc3 Rbe8 28.Ne4+/– Kg7 29.c5 dc5 30.Nc5 Re3 31.Re3 Re3 32.fe3 Bc8 33.Ne4 Kf8 34.Nd6 Bf5 35.Nb7 Ke7 36.Na5 Kd7 37.Nb7 (37…Kc8 38.Nc5+–) 1–0. Steffens,Olaf (2320) – Frohberg,Marco, Schleswig Holstein–ch masters, 1997.

5.c4 f5 6.Ne2 (6.d4 ed4 7.Nf3 Nc6=) 6...Be6 7.Qc2 Nd7 8.d4 Ngf6 9.d5 Bf7 10.Nbc3 0–0 11.Rd1 a6 12.Nc1 Qe7 13.Be2 Bh6 (13...a5 14.b5=) 14.Nb3+= b6 15.a4 Ng4 16.Bg4 fg4 17.g3 (17.0–0 Rac8+=) 17...Qf6 18.0–0 Bg7 (18...Be8 19.Ne4 Qf5 20.Nbd2=+) 19.a5 (better is 19.Qe2=) 19...e4 (19...Rab8 20.Ne4 Qf5 21.f4 gf3 22.Nbd2 ba5 23.Rf3–/+) 20.Na4 (20.Rb1!?+/–) 20...Qf5 (20...Ne5 21.Qe4 b5 22.cb5+/–) 21.Bg7+= Kg7 22.Nd4 Qh5 (22...Qe5 23.Nc6 Qf5 24.Qc3 Qf6 25.Qf6 Kf6 26.Nc3+=) 23.Qe4 Ne5 (23...Rae8 24.Qd3+=) 24.Rc1 (24.ab6 Nc4 25.Ne6 Be6 26.Qc4 Bd7 27.Qc7 Rad8+–) 24...b5 (24...ba5 25.ba5 Rab8 26.Qc2+=) 25.cb5+/– Bd5 26.Rc7 Kh8 27.Qc2 Bf3 28.h4?? (28.Ne6 Qh3 29.Rh7 Qh7 30.Ng5–+) 28...gh3–+ 29.Nf3 Qf3 (30.Rh7 Kh7 31.Qc6 Nc6 32.bc6 Qg2#; 29...Nf3?! 30.Kh1 Nd4 31.Qd1 (31.ed4?? Qf3 32.Kh2 Qg2) 31...Qd1 32.Rd1 Nb5 33.Rc2=) 0–1. Bress – Wade, Bristol, 1968.

5.c4 Nf6 6.Nc3 +=.

5.c4 Nf6 6.Nf3 =.

5.c4 Nh6 6.Be2 Nf5 7.Nc3 0–0 8.Qc2 Re8 9.g3 (9.Ne4 a5=) 9...c6+= 10.h4 d5 (10...a5 11.ba5 e4 12.h5=) 11.Nh3 (11.h5 g5=) 11...Na6 (11...Nd4!? 12.Qd1 Bf5 13.ed4 ed4–+) 12.h5= Nc7 13.g4 (13.cd5!? cd5 14.Rc1+=) 13...Nd4+= 14.Qd1? (better is 14.ed4 ed4 15.hg6 fg6 16.0–0–0–/+) 14...Ne2–+ 15.Qe2 d4 (better is 15...Qh4!? 16.hg6 fg6 17.cd5 cd5–+) 16.Ne4–/+ White prepares g5 16...a5 (16...Qh4 17.hg6 fg6 18.Qf1–/+) 17.hg6 (17.Qf3 gh5 18.gh5 f5–/+) 17...hg6 (17...fg6 18.f3–/+) 18.Qf3 (18.Nhg5!?+=) 18...f6–/+ 19.g5 (19.c5 ab4 20.Nd6 b3–/+) 19...f5 20.Nf6 Bf6 21.gf6 Qf6 22.0–0–0 ab4 (22...Qf7 23.d3 Qg7 24.ed4 ab4 25.ab4 ed4 26.Rdg1+/–) 23.ab4 Ne6 (23...Qf7 24.d3 Na6 25.Ng5=) 24.Rdg1 Kf7 (24...Ra4 25.ed4 ed4 26.Nf4+/–) 25.Qg3 (better is 25.ed4!? Nd4 26.Qe3=) 25...f4 26.ef4 (26.Ng5!? Ng5 27.Qg5 Qg5 28.Rg5 fe3 29.fe3 de3 30.Rf1 Bf5 31.de3+=) 26...ef4–/+ (26...Nf4?! 27.Nf4 ef4 28.Rh7 Kg8 29.Qh2+=) 27.Ng5 Ng5 28.Qg5 Qg5 (better is 28...Re1! 29.Re1 Qg5 30.Bd4 Be6–/+) 29.Rg5+= Rd8 (29...Bf5 30.Rgg1+=) 30.Rh4= Kf6 31.Rg1 g5 32.Rh5 (32.Rh6!? Kg7 33.Rh5=) 32...g4–/+ 33.Rgh1 Bf5 34.Rh6 Kf7 (34...Bg6 35.Rh8–/+) 35.R1h5 (35.R6h5 Bd3 36.R5h4 Be4–/+) 35...Bd3–/+ 36.Re5?? (36.Rg5 Ra4 (36...Bc4?! 37.Rg4 Rh8 38.Rf4 Ke7 39.Rh8 Rh8 40.Bd4 Rh1 41.Kc2=) 37.Rg4 Rb4 (37...Bc4 38.Rf4 Ke8 39.Bd4+–) 38.Rf4 Kg7+=) 36...g3 (better is 36...Ra4 37.Rhh5 Rb4–+) 37.fg3+= fg3 38.Rg5? (better is 38.Rh4+=) 38...Rg8–+ 39.Rg8 Rg8 (39...Kg8?! 40.Rh3 g2 41.Bd4 Ra1 42.Kb2 Rb1 43.Ka2=) 40.Bd4 (40.Rh4 g2 41.Bd4 g1Q 42.Bg1 Rg1 43.Kb2 Rg3–+) 40...Rg4 41.Rd6 (41.Be3–+) 41...Ke7 42.Bc5 Rc4 43.Kb2 g2 (better is 43...Rc5 44.Rd3 Rg5 45.Re3 Kf6–+) 44.Rd3= Rc5 45.Rg3 Rc4 46.Kb3 Rd4 47.Rg2 Kd6 48.Kc3 Rd5 49.Rg7 b5 50.Rg6 Kc7 ½–½. Ackaert,Thierry (2075) – Sadkowski,Daniel (2260), 39th Eastman Open, 2016.

5.d4 Nd7 6.c4 Ngf6 7.de5 Ne5 8.Nd2 (8.Be5 de5 9.Qd8 Kd8=) 8...0–0 9.h3 (9.Ngf3 Nfd7 10.Nd4 Nb6=) 9...b6 (9...Re8 10.Ngf3=+) 10.Ngf3= Nc6 (10...Qe7 11.Be2=) 11.Be2 (11.b5 Ne7+=) 11...Bb7 (11...a6 12.b5 Na5 13.0–0+=) 12.0–0+= Qe7 13.Qc2 (13.Nd4 Ne5=) 13...Nd8 (13...Rfe8 14.Rfd1=) 14.Nd4 (14.Qd3 Ne6+=) 14...c5 (14...Re8 15.Bf3+=) 15.N4b3 Nc6 (15...Re8 16.Rfd1=) 16.b5 (16.Bc3 a5=) 16...Ne5= 17.a4 d5 18.Nf3 (18.a5!?=) 18...Nc4=+ 19.Bc4 dc4 20.Nbd2 Ne4 (20...Rfd8!?=+) 21.Bg7= Kg7 (21...Nd2 A) < 22.Bf8 Nf3 23.gf3 Qg5 (23...Rf8?! 24.Qc4 Qf6 25.Qf4 Qf4 26.ef4=) 24.Kh2 Bf3–/+ (< 24...Rf8 25.Rg1 Qh5 26.f4+=); B) 22.Nd2 Kg7 23.Nc4=) 22.Qc4 Rad8 23.Rad1 Nd2 24.Nd2 Bd5 25.Qc2 Rd7 26.Nb1 Qg5 27.e4+= Be6 28.Qc3 Qf6 29.Qf6 Kf6= 30.Rd7 Bd7 31.Rd1 Be6 32.Nc3 Ke5 33.f3 f5 34.ef5 Rf5 35.Kf2 Bb3 36.Rd7 Rf7 37.Rf7 Bf7 38.Ke3 h5 39.h4 Kf5 40.g3 Bb3 41.Kd3 Ke5 42.Ke3 Be6 43.Kd3 Bh3 44.Ke3 Bf5 45.Nd1 Kd5 46.Nb2 c4 47.Kd2 Kd4=+ 48.Nd1 Bh3 49.Nc3 Bg2 50.Ne2 Kc5 51.Nf4 Bf3–/+ 52.Ng6 Kb4–+ 53.Ne5 c3 54.Kc1 Be2 55.Nc6 Ka4–+ 56.Kc2 Bb5 57.Ne5? Kb4 58.g4 hg4 59.Ng4 Be8 60.Nf6 Bg6 61.Kc1 Kb3 62.h5 Bf5 63.h6 a5 64.h7 Bh7! 65.Nh7 a4 66.Ng5 a3 67.Nf3 a2 68.Nd4 Kc4 69.Nc2 b5 70.Na1 Kd3 71.Kd1 b4 72.Nb3 c2 73.Kc1 Kc3 74.Na1 b3 75.Nc2 b2 (76.Kd1 b1Q 77.Ke2 Qc2 78.Kf3 Qf5 79.Kg2 Qf4 80.Kh3 a1Q 81.Kg2 Qaf1#; 75...bc2?!=) 0–1. Fialka,Miloslav – Hladik,Josef, Velke Mezi, 1979.

5.Nf3 Nf6 =.

5.f4 Nf6 6.fe5 Ng4 7.Nf3 Nc6 (7...Ne5 8.Ne5 de5 9.Be2=) 8.Be2 (8.Bb5 Bd7+= (< 8...de5 9.h3+/–)) 8...Nce5 9.Ne5 Ne5 (9...Be5 10.Be5 (10.Bg4 Bg4 11.Qg4 Bb2 12.Qe4 Be5+/–) 10...Ne5 11.0–0+=) 10.0–0+= Nf3 11.Bf3 Bb2 12.Ra2 Bg7 13.c4 0–0 (13...Qe7 14.Qb3+=) 14.Nc3 Rb8 (14...Be6 15.Bb7 Bc4 16.Ba8 Qa8 17.Rc2+=) 15.d4 Be6 16.Bd5 Bd5 17.Nd5 c6 18.Nf4 (18.Nc3 f5+=) 18...Qe7 19.Qd3 (19.Rf3 f5=) 19...Rfe8 (19...Rbe8 20.Rf3+=) 20.Rf3 (20.Re2 f5=) 20...Qe4= 21.Qf1 Re7 22.Raf2 Rbe8 23.Rh3 a6 24.a4 f5 25.c5 d5 26.Qd1 Rf7 27.Rhf3 Qe7 28.b5 ab5 29.ab5 Ra8 30.Qb3 Qe8 31.Qc3 Re7 32.Rh3 Ra4 33.Rf1 Qa8 34.Rb1 Ra3 35.Qd2 Qe8 36.bc6 bc6 37.Re1 Re4 38.Kf2 Qb8 39.Rf3 Rb3 40.Qc1 g5 41.Ne2 f4 42.h3? Rbe3–/+ 43.Re3 Re3 44.Qd2 Re4 45.Kf1 Qb3 46.Kf2 Qe3 47.Qe3 fe3 48.Kf3 Bd4 49.Nd4 Rd4 50.Re3 Kf7 51.Ra3 Rc4 52.Ra7 Kg6 53.Rd7 Rc5–+ 54.g4 Rc3 55.Kf2 Kf6 56.Rh7 d4 57.h4 gh4 58.Rh4 Kg5 59.Rh8 Kg4 60.Ke2 c5 61.Kd2 Kf4 62.Re8 Kf5 63.Re7 Ra3 64.Rc7 Ra5 65.Kd3 Ke5 66.Kc4 Kd6 67.Rc8 Ra4 68.Kb3 Rb4 69.Kc2 Kd5 70.Rg8 Kc4 71.Rg4 Rb3 72.Rh4 Re3 (73.Kd2 Kd5–+) 0–1. Luzuriaga,Norberto Horacio – Lebel,Patrick, Orang–Utan Invitational, 2001.

3.e4 Nc6

4.b5 Nd4 5.c3 Ne6 6.d4 Nf6 7.de5 Ne4 =.

4.Bb5 a5 5.ba5 Bd7 6.d3 Ra5 7.Nc3 Nf6 =.

4.Bb5 a5 5.c3 =.

4.Bb5 a6 5.Bc6 bc6 6.Nf3 Bb7 7.d3 Nf6 8.Bg5 h6 9.Bf6 Qf6= 10.0–0 c5 11.bc5 dc5 12.Nc3 Bd6 13.Re1 a5 14.h3 g5 15.Nh2 Bc6 16.Ng4+/– Qe6 17.Qf3 Be7 18.Nd5 Bd5 19.ed5+– Qd6 20.Ne5 f6?? 21.Ng6 Rh7 22.Re2 Kd7 23.Qf5 Kd8 24.Ne7 Re7 25.Re7 Qe7 26.c4 1–0. iboyd (1950) – sbderkach (1680), net–chess.com, 2006.

4.Bb5 Qd7 5.d3 a6 6.Bc4 Nf6 7.Nf3 b5 =.

4.Bb5 Bd7 5.Nf3 Nf6 6.d3 a5 7.ba5 Ra5 =.

4.Bb5 Nge7 5.Nf3 a6 6.Ba4 Bg4 7.h3 Bh5 =.

4.Bb5 Nf6 5.Nc3 Qd7 6.Nf3 a5 7.ba5 Ra5 =.

4.Bb5 Nf6 5.d3 Be7 6.Nf3 0–0 7.Bc6 bc6 =.

4.Bb5 Qg5 5.Qf3 Nf6 6.Ne2 Qg6 7.Bc6 bc6 =.

4.Bb5 Qg5 5.Qf3 Nf6 6.Ne2 Qg6 7.Ng3 a5 =.

4.Nc3 a5 5.b5 Nd4 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.Nd4 ed4 =.

4.Nc3 Nd4 5.Nf3 Nf6 6.Be2 a5 7.b5 Be7 =.

4.Nc3 Nd4 5.Nf3 Nf6 6.Be2 Be7 7.0–0 0–0 =.

4.Nc3 Be7 5.Nf3 Nf6 6.Bb5 Bg4 7.Bc6 bc6 =.

4.Nc3 Nf6 5.Bb5 Qd7 6.d3 a6 7.Bc4 b5 =.

4.Bc4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Be7 6.Nge2 Ne4 7.Ne4 d5 =.

4.Bc4 Qg5 5.Nf3 Qg6 6.d3 Nh6 7.Bh6 Qh6 =.

4.Nf3 Nf6 5.Nc3 Nd4 6.Nd4 ed4 7.Nd5 c6 =.

4.Nf3 Nf6 5.Nc3 Nd4 6.Nd4 ed4 7.Nd5 Nd5 =.

3.e4 f5

4.Nc3 Be7 5.ef5 Bf5 6.Qf3 Bc8 7.Qg3 Bf6 =.

4.Nc3 Nf6 5.ef5 Bf5 6.Qf3 Qc8 7.Bd3 Be6 =.

4.d4 ed4 5.ef5 c5 6.Qh5+= Kd7 7.Bg5 Be7 8.Bb5 Nc6 9.Qf7 Qe8? 10.Bc6 Kc6?? 11.Qe8+– (11...Bd7 12.Qa8 (12.Be7 Re8 13.Kd2 Re7–/+) 12...Bg5 13.bc5 dc5 14.Nd2+–) 1–0. kode (2345) – alwayslosing (1945), net–chess.com, 2008.

4.d4 Qe7 5.Nc3 Nf6 6.Bg5 ed4 7.Bf6 gf6 8.Qd4 Nc6 =.

4.ef5 Bf5 5.d3 Nf6 6.Bg5 Nbd7 (6...Be7 7.Nf3+=) 7.Nc3 (7.Qf3 Be6 8.Qb7 Be7+=) 7...Be7 (7...Be6 8.Be2+=) 8.Nf3 (better is 8.Qf3!? Be6 9.Qb7=) 8...0–0+= 9.h3 h6 10.Bf6 Bf6 (worse is 10...gf6 11.Nh4 Bh7 12.Qg4 Kf7 13.Nf5 Bf5 14.Qf5+/–; 10...Rf6?! 11.d4+=) 11.Ne4 Be7 (11...d5 12.Ng3 e4 13.de4 Bc3 14.Nd2 Be4 15.Rb1–+) 12.Ng3 Bh7 13.Be2 Nf6 14.0–0 c6 15.c4 Qc7 16.Re1 Rae8 17.Rc1 White plans c5 17...Bd8 18.Bf1 Qb8 19.a4 d5 Black prepares e4 20.Qb3 Kh8 21.c5 Bc7 22.Nd2 a6 23.Nf3 (better is 23.b5!?+=) 23...e4–/+ 24.de4 Bg3 25.fg3 Qg3 26.ed5 Nd5 27.Re8 Re8 28.b5 ab5 29.ab5 Nf4 30.Qb2 (30.Kh1!? Bg8 31.Qc3–/+) 30...Nh3 31.Kh1 Nf2 (31...Be4 32.Qc3–+) 32.Kg1 Nh3 (better is 32...Nd3 33.Bd3 Bd3–+) 33.Kh1+= Nf4 34.bc6 bc6 35.Qd2 (35.Rd1 Qg4–+) 35...Rf8 (better is 35...Re2! 36.Qd8 Bg8 37.Qh4 Rg2 38.Qg3 Rg3 39.Ne5–+) 36.Rc3 Nd5 37.Rb3 Be4 38.Qe2 Bf3 39.Rf3 Rf3 40.Qf3 Qf3 41.gf3 g5 42.Kg2?? (better is 42.Bc4 Nf4 43.Bf7–+) 42...Kg7 (better is 42...Ne3 43.Kf2 Nf1 44.Kf1 Kg7–+) 43.Bc4?? (43.Kg3 Kf6 44.Bh3–+) 43...Ne3 44.Kf2 Nc4 (44...Nc4 45.Kg3 h5–+) 0–1. pillsbury (2080) – cristero (2425), net–chess.com, 2013.

4.ef5 Bf5 5.Qf3 Qc8 6.Bc4 Nf6 7.d3 d5 =.

3.e4 Nf6

4.Bb5 c6 5.Bd3 =+.

4.Bb5 Bd7 5.Nc3 Bb5=+ 6.Nb5 Ne4 7.Qe2 Nf6 8.Qe3 Qd7 9.Na7?? Ng4–+ 10.Qg5 Ra7 11.Nf3 Qe6 12.0–0 Nf6 13.Nh4 Qg4 14.Qg4 Ng4 15.f3 Nf6 16.Re1 Be7 17.Nf5 Bf8 18.d3?? Nc6 19.Be3 Ra8 20.c4 g6 21.Nh6 Bg7 22.b5 Ne7 23.Rab1 b6 24.Bc1 Nd7 25.Re4 Nc5 ½–½. Graefe,Hartmut – Tzannetakis,Stefanos, CiF, 1993.

4.Nc3 a5 5.b5 Be7 6.Nf3 Bg4 7.Be2 0–0 =.

4.Nc3 c5 5.Nf3 Bg4 6.Bc4 a6 7.0–0 Nc6 8.Qe1 Qe7 9.Ng5= Nd8 10.f3+= Bh5 11.d3 h6 12.Nd5?? Nd5–+ 13.Bd5 hg5 14.Qg3 Qd7 15.bc5 Rc8 16.cd6 Bd6 17.Qg5 g6 18.g4 Rc2 19.Be3 Bg4 20.fg4 Rhh2 21.Bf2? Rh7 22.Rac1? Qc7 23.Rc2–/+ Qc2 24.Bh4 Be7?? 25.Qe7 1–0. cloc – esanelle, net–chess.com, 2005.

4.Nc3 Nbd7 5.Nf3 a5 6.b5 Be7 7.d4 ed4 =.

4.Nc3 Be6 5.Nf3 Be7 6.d4 Nbd7 7.d5 Bg4 =.

4.Nc3 Be7 5.Nf3 0–0 6.Bb2 Bg4 7.h3 Bh5 8.Bc4 d5 9.Nd5+/– Nd5 10.Bd5 c6 11.Ba2 Kh8 12.Be5+– Bf6 13.d4 Be5 14.de5 Qd1 15.Rd1 Bf3 16.gf3 b6? 17.Bf7 Na6 18.e6 g6 19.e7 (19...Rfc8 20.Rd7+–) 1–0. fightinbluehen (2405) – bobbybellona (1910), net–chess.com, 2003.

4.Nc3 Be7 5.Nf3 0–0 6.h3 Be6 7.Be2 Nc6 8.0–0 h6 9.d4= ed4 10.Nd4 Nd4 11.Qd3?? Ne2–+ 12.Ne2 a6 13.c4 Nh7 14.Ng3 Bf6 15.Rb1 Rb8 16.Bb2 Bb2 17.Rb2 b6 18.Rd1 Qf6 19.Rbd2 Rbd8 20.Qc2 Rfe8 21.c5 dc5 22.bc5 Rd2 23.Rd2 Qa1 24.Kh2 Qa3 25.cb6 cb6 26.Rd3 Qa2 27.Qc6 Rb8 28.Qc7 Rc8 29.Qb6 Qc4 30.Rd2 Nf6 31.f3 Rc6 32.Qa5 Qc3 33.Qd8 Kh7 34.Rd3 Qe5 35.Qa8 Rc8 36.Qa6 Nh5 (37.Qd6 Qf4–+) 0–1. losertoo (1860) – tomy (2260), net–chess.com, 2006.

4.Nc3 Be7 5.Nf3 Nbd7 6.Be2 a5 7.b5 Nc5 =.

4.d3 Nc6 5.Bb2 Be7 6.Nf3 a6 7.Be2 b5 8.0–0 0–0 9.c3 Bb7 10.Re1 h6 11.Bf1 Re8 12.Nbd2 Nd7 13.Nb3 Bf6 14.d4 a5? 15.d5+– Ne7 16.Na5 Ba6 17.Nd2 Nf8 18.c4 bc4 19.Bc4 Bc4 20.Ndc4 Rb8 21.Nc6 Nc6 22.Rf1?? Ne7–/+ (23.Bc1 Nfg6–/+) 0–1. macedon (2065) – bar (1905), net–chess.com, 2008.

4.d3 Nc6 5.c3 Ng4 6.Qf3 Be7 7.Be2 Be6 8.h3 Nf6 9.Bb2 Qd7=+ 10.Nd2 0–0–0 11.a4 Qe8 12.d4 ed4–/+ 13.cd4 Nb4 14.Rc1 Qa4 15.Bd1 Qa2 16.Qc3 Nc6?? 17.d5?? Bd5 18.ed5= Qd5 19.Bf3 Qe5–/+ 20.Ne2 Qc3 21.Bc3 h5 22.Bc6= bc6 23.Rb1 Kd7 24.Rb7 Ra8–/+ 25.0–0 g5 26.Ne4?? Ne4–+ 27.Bh8 Bf6?? 28.Bf6+= Nf6 29.f3 Nd5 30.Nd4 c5 31.Nf5 Re8. rodnel – sburritt, net–chess.com, 2006.

4.d3 Nc6 5.Nf3 Be6 =.

4.d3 Bd7 5.Bg5 c5 6.c3 cb4 7.cb4 Be7 8.Bf6 gf6 9.Nf3 a5 10.ba5 Ra5 11.Nh4 f5 12.Nf5= Bf5 13.ef5 0–0 14.Qg4 Kh8= 15.Be2 Nc6 16.0–0 Nd4 17.Bd1 Rg8 18.Qe4=+ Qc7 19.f4 Bf6 20.fe5 Be5–/+ 21.Ra2 f6 22.Kh1 d5 23.Qh4 Rg5 24.g4 Rc5 25.Nd2 Rc3 26.Qh3 Qc6 27.Nf3 Rd3 28.Ne5 Rh3 29.Nc6 Nc6 30.Rf3 Rh6 31.Rb3+/– Rg7 32.Rd2 d4 33.Bf3 Rh3? 34.Kg2+– Rf3 35.Kf3 Rd7 36.Ke4 +–. Grzywna – NN, ZDK–Sarzyna, 1986.

4.d3 Be7 5.Bb2 Nc6 6.Nf3 Bg4 7.Be2 0–0 8.Ng1 Be6 9.h3 d5 10.ed5 Nd5 11.b5 Nd4 12.Bd4 ed4 13.Nf3 Nc3 14.Nc3 dc3 15.0–0 a6 16.ba6 Ra6 17.d4 Ra3 18.Ra3 Ba3 19.Re1 Bd5 20.Ne5 c6 21.Qa1 Bb2 22.Qa7 Qa8 23.Qb6 Re8 24.Qc7 Qc8 25.Qb6 f6 26.Nd3 Re7 27.Nb2 Qe8 28.Nd3 Re2 29.Re2 Qe2 30.Qd8 Kf7 31.Qd7 Qe7 32.Qg4 b5 33.Qh5 Kg8 34.Qg4 h6 35.Kf1 Bc4 36.Qc8 Kf7 37.Qc6 Bd3 38.cd3 b4 39.Qc4 Ke8 40.d5 Kd7 41.Qb5 Kc8 ½–½. pillsbury (2180) – cristero (2450), net–chess.com, 2014.

4.d3 Be7 5.Nf3 =.

4.d3 Bg4 5.Be2 Be6 6.Bg5 Be7 7.Nc3 a6 8.Nf3 0–0 9.Nd5 Bd5 10.ed5=+ Nbd7 11.c4 h6 12.h4?? Nh7?? 13.Qd2?? Bg5?? 14.hg5=+ hg5 15.0–0–0 b5 16.Qc2 c6 17.d4+/– cd5?? 18.Qh7 (18.Rh7?! g6 19.Rdh1 bc4+–) 1–0. tata (2000) – bar (1905), net–chess.com, 2008.

4.d3 h6 5.f4 Be7 6.f5 Bd7 7.Be2 Nc6 8.Nh3 Nd4 9.0–0 c6 10.Nc3 0–0=+ 11.Be3 Ne2 12.Ne2 d5 13.Ng3 d4 14.Bd2 c5 15.bc5 Bc5 16.Qc1 Qc7–/+ 17.Bh6 Ng4?? 18.Bg7! Ne3 19.Bf8 Rf8 20.Rf3 f6 21.Nf1 Kf7 22.Rg3 Rg8 23.Rg8 Kg8 24.c3 Ng4 25.Kh1 dc3 26.Qc3 Qd6 27.Qb3 Kg7 28.Qb7 Qd4 29.Qb1 Qg1!! 30.Ng1 Nf2# 0–1. carlosfandangos – savage13, ChessWorld.net, 2007.

4.Nc3 Nc6

5.Bb2 Be6 6.Nf3 Be7 7.Bb5 Qd7 8.d4+= ed4 9.Nd4 0–0 10.0–0 a6 11.Bc6 bc6 12.Qd3 Rfb8 13.f4 c5 14.Ne6 fe6 15.Na2 d5 16.ed5 ed5 17.Rad1 cb4=+ 18.Nb4 c6 19.Be5 Bb4=+ 20.ab4 Rb4 21.Qc3 Rc4 22.Qc4 dc4 23.Rd7 Nd7 24.Re1 Re8 25.Ra1 Ne5–/+ 26.fe5 Re5 27.Ra6 Re2 28.c3 Rc2 29.Ra3 Kf7 30.Ra7 Kf6 31.Ra3 g6 32.Kf1 Kg5 33.Ra7 h5 34.Rc7 Rc3 35.Rc6 Rc2 36.g3 Kf5 37.h3 c3 38.Ke1 Rh2 39.g4 hg4–+ 40.hg4 Kg4 41.Rc4 Kh5 ½–½. Coleman,Michael – Krzyzaniak,Michael, Trio, 1999.

5.Bb2 Be7 6.Bc4 =.

5.Bb2 Be7 6.Nf3 0–0 7.Bc4 Bg4 8.Be2 Bf3 9.Bf3 Nd4 10.Nd5 Nd5 11.ed5 Nf3 12.Qf3 f5 13.0–0 e4 14.Qb3 Bg5 15.d3+= e3 16.fe3 Be3 17.Kh1 Qg5 18.Rf3 Rae8 19.Rg3 Bc1 20.Bc3 Qh6 21.Rh3 Qf4 22.Rf3 Qh6 23.Rh3 Qf4 24.Rf3 Qh6 ½–½. Luzuriaga,Norberto Horacio – Meisinger,Peter, 1. b4 Thementurnier, 2000.

5.Bb5 a5 6.ba5 Bd7 =.

5.Bc4 Be7 6.Nge2 Ne4 7.Ne4 d5 =.

3.g3 Nf6

4.Nf3 e4 5.Nd4 +=.

4.Nf3 g6 5.d4 (5.Bb2 e4 6.Nd4 Bg7=) 5...e4+= 6.Nfd2 d5 7.e3 (7.Nb3 Bg7=) 7...Bg7 (7...a5 8.b5+=) 8.c4 c6 9.Nc3 Bg4 10.Qb3 0–0 11.c5 (11.b5 Qd7=) 11...Nbd7 12.Qc2 (12.Bg2 Qe7+=) 12...b5 (12...b6 13.Ba6 Rb8 14.cb6 ab6 15.0–0+=) 13.Nb3 (13.h3 Be6+=) 13...Bf3–/+ 14.Rg1 Re8 (14...Ng4 15.a4 a6 16.h4+=) 15.Na5 (15.a4 ba4 16.Nd2 Ng4+=) 15...Qc7 16.Ne2 (16.a4 a6+=) 16...Nf8 (16...Ng4 17.a4 a6 18.h3–/+) 17.Nf4 (17.a4 a6–/+) 17...Ne6 (17...Ng4 18.h4–/+) 18.Be2 (18.a4 a6+=) 18...Bg4 (18...Be2 19.Ne6 fe6 20.Qe2–/+) 19.Bg4 (19.Ne6 fe6 20.Bb2 Be2 21.Qe2 Rf8–/+) 19...Ng4 20.h3 (20.Ne6 fe6 21.Rg2 e5–/+) 20...Nh2 (20...Nd4 21.ed4 Bd4 22.hg4 Ba1 23.Bb2 Bb2 24.Qb2+=) 21.Rh1 Nf3 22.Kd1 Nf4 23.ef4? (better is 23.gf4 Re6 24.Bb2–/+) 23...Bd4 (23...Nd4 24.Qa2–+) 24.Rb1 (24.Bb2 Bb2 25.Qb2 d4–+) 24...Bg7 25.Rb3 (25.a4 d4–+) 25...d4 (25...Nd4!? 26.Qd2 Nb3 27.Nb3–+) 26.Rf3 (26.a4 d3 27.Qa2 Nd4–+) 26...ef3 (26...d3!? 27.Rd3 ed3 28.Qb3–+) 27.Qd3 Qd7 28.Qf3 Rac8 (28...d3 29.f5–+) 29.h4 (29.Bb2 Re3! 30.Qg2 Re6–+) 29...Red8 (29...d3 30.h5 Qd4 31.hg6–+) 30.h5 (30.f5 d3 31.Bg5 Qd4 32.Nc6 Qa1 33.Kd2 Qc3 34.Ke3 d2 35.Kf4 Rd4 36.Nd4 Qd4 37.Qe4 Qf2 38.Kg4 gf5 39.Kh3 fe4 40.Bd2 Qd2–+) 30...Qd5 (better is 30...d3!? 31.hg6 fg6 32.Qe3–+) 31.Qd5 Rd5 (31...cd5?! 32.Nb7 Rd7 33.Nd6=) 32.h6 Bf6 (32...Bf8 33.Kd2–/+) 33.g4 (33.Re1 Kf8–+) 33...d3–+ 34.Bd2 (34.Re1 Kf8–+) 34...Bb2 35.Re1 Kf8 (35...Ba3 36.Nc6 Kf8 37.Ne7+/–) 36.Nb7 Re8 (better is 36...Rc7 37.Nd6 Re7 38.Re7 Ke7–+) 37.Be3?? (better is 37.Na5–+) 37...Ba3 38.f5 (38.Nd6 Re6 39.Bd2 Re1 40.Ke1 Rd4–+) 38...Bb4 39.Rg1 (39.fg6 fg6 40.Bd2 Re1 41.Ke1 Bd2 42.Kd2 b4–+) 39...d2 (better is 39...Re7 40.Nd6 Bc5 41.Bc5 Rc5 42.f6–+) 40.Rg3 (40.fg6 fg6 41.g5 Re4–+) 40...a5 (better is 40...Re4 41.Nd6 Rc5 42.Bd2–+) 41.fg6 hg6 (41...fg6!? 42.Rf3 Kg8 43.Rf4–+) 42.Rh3 Kg8 43.Nd6 Kh7 (better is 43...Re7 44.Rh1 Kh7–+) 44.Ne8+– Bc3 45.Rf3 (45.Nd6 f5 46.gf5 gf5+/–) 45...f5+/– 46.Bg5 (46.Nc7 Re5 A) worse is 47.Bd2 Bd2 48.Kd2 fg4+= (worse is 48...Kh6 49.Re3 Re3 50.fe3+/–); B) 47.g5+/–) 46...b4?? (better is 46...fg4 47.Rc3 Rg5 48.Nf6 Kh6 49.Ng8 Kg7=) 47.Be3 (better is 47.Rc3 bc3 48.Nf6 Kh8 49.Nd5+–) 47...b3–+ 48.gf5 (48.Bd4 b2 49.Nf6 Kh6 50.Rh3 Kg5 51.f4 Kf4 52.Nd5 cd5 53.Rc3 b1Q 54.Kd2–+) 48...gf5 (48...b2 49.fg6 Kg6 50.Rg3 Kf5 51.Rg5 Ke4 52.Rg4 Kd3 53.Rd4 Rd4 54.Bd2 b1Q 55.Bc1 Qb3) 49.Rg3 (49.Nf6 Bf6 50.Bd4 Bd4 51.Rb3 Bc5 52.Rb2–+) 49...b2 50.Rg7 Bg7 (50...Bg7 51.f3 b1Q 52.Ke2 Qe1) 0–1. Lee Wing Kin – Mahadevan,Aravind, Hong Kong Chess Championships, 2017.

4.Bg2 d5 5.Bb2 Nbd7 6.Nf3 =+.

4.Bg2 g6 5.d3 Bg7 6.Bb2 (6.Nf3 e4 7.Nd4 c5=) 6...0–0 (6...Nbd7 7.Nf3=) 7.Nd2 (7.Nf3 a5=) 7...a5 (7...Nfd7 8.c3=) 8.c4 (8.Ngf3 ab4 9.ab4 Ra1 10.Qa1 Be6=) 8...Qe7 (8...Re8 9.b5=) 9.Ngf3 (9.b5 Nbd7=) 9...Nbd7 (9...ab4 10.ab4 Ra1 11.Ba1=) 10.0–0 ab4 (10...Re8 11.Qc2=) 11.ab4 Ra1 12.Qa1 Re8 13.Ne1 (13.Qa5 c6=) 13...Bh6 (13...Nb6 14.Nc2=) 14.Nb3 (14.e3 Bg7=) 14...e4 (14...d5 15.cd5 Qb4 16.Na5=) 15.Nc2 (15.e3 ed3 16.Nd3 Bg7=) 15...ed3 16.ed3 Qe2 17.Qd1 Ng4 (17...Bg7 18.Nbd4 Qd1 19.Rd1=) 18.Nbd4 (18.Qe2 Re2 19.Nbd4 Rd2+=) 18...Qd1= 19.Rd1 Bg7 20.h3 Nh6 (20...Ngf6 21.Re1 c6 22.Kf1+=) 21.Ba1 c6 22.Ne3 Nb6 23.b5+/– c5 24.Nb3 Ba1 25.Na1 Nf5 26.Nac2 Ne3 27.Ne3 Re7 28.Ra1 Kf8 29.g4 Ke8 30.Be4 Kd8 31.Kg2 Kc7 32.f4 f6 33.Kf3 Be6 34.h4 Rd7+= 35.f5 gf5 36.gf5 Bf7 37.Rc1 Re7 38.Kf4+/– Bh5 39.Rg1 Be2 40.Rg2 Bh5 41.Rg8 Be8 42.Bf3 Kd8 43.Nd5 Nd5 44.Bd5 Kc7 45.Rf8 Bd7 46.Rf6 Re1 47.Rf7 Kd8 48.Bb7 Ke8 49.Rh7 Rf1 50.Bf3 d5 51.f6 dc4 52.dc4 Bh3 53.Kg3 Bf5 54.Re7 Kf8 55.b6 (55...Bg6 56.b7 Rg1 57.Kf4+–) 1–0. Basman,Michael J (2405) – Lawton,Geoffrey W, Bristol op, 1980.

3.g3 g6

4.Bg2 Bg7 5.Bb2 Ne7 6.Nf3 =+.

4.Bg2 Bg7 5.Bb2 Nf6 6.c4 0–0 7.Nc3 Re8 8.d3 Nc6 9.e4 a5 10.b5 Nd4 11.Nge2 Ne2 12.Ne2 Nd7 13.0–0+= Nc5 14.Qc2 c6 ½–½. Keller,Dieter (2420) – Hug,Werner (2445), SUI–ch int Switzerland Biel, 1989.

4.Bg2 Bg7 5.Bb2 Nf6 6.d3 0–0=+ 7.Nd2 a5 8.Ngf3 ab4 9.ab4 Ra1 10.Qa1 Nbd7 11.0–0= Nb6 12.c4 Bd7 13.e4 Na4 14.Ba3 Re8 15.b5 Nc5 16.Qc3 b6 17.Ra1+= Ng4 18.Bb4 f5 19.Ra7 Qb8 20.Ra2 ½–½. Bendig,Frank – Dopper,Johan, corr SOK–92–91, 1992.

4.Bg2 Bg7 5.Bb2 Nf6 6.Nf3 e4 7.Nd4 c5 =.

2...Bd6

2.a3 Bd6 3.Bb2 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bd6 3.a3).

3.e4 Nf6

4.Nc3 0–0 =.

4.d3 a5 5.b5 =+.

4.d3 Nc6 5.Bb2 a5 6.b5 Nd4 7.Bd4 ed4 8.Nf3 Bc5 9.Be2 Ng4 10.h3 Nf2 11.Kf2 Qf6 12.Rf1 Qg6 13.Kg1 Qg3 14.a4 c6 15.Qe1 Qg6 16.Ne5 Qg5 17.Nf7 Qg6 18.Nh8 Qe6 19.Bh5 g6 20.Bg4 Qe5 21.Nf7 Qg7 22.e5 Bb4 23.Qe4 cb5 24.e6 de6 25.Be6 Be6 26.Qe6 1–0. pillsbury (2150) – jomunoz (1990), net–chess.com, 2014.

4.d3 Nc6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Nf3 h6 7.h3 Nd4 8.Nd4 ed4 9.Ne2 Be5 10.Bf4 Bf4=+ 11.Nf4 c5 12.bc5 0–0 13.Be2 d6 14.cd6+= Qd6 15.Qd2 Qe5 16.0–0 Bd7 17.Bf3 Bc6 18.a4 g5 19.Nh5 Nh5 20.Bh5 Rae8 21.Bg4 Re7 22.f4 gf4 23.Rf4 Qg5 24.Qf2 Bd7?? 25.Qf3 Qa5 26.Bd7+– Rd7 27.Rg4 Kh7 28.Qf6 Rg8 29.Rg8 Qh5?? 30.Qg7# (30.Rh8#) 1–0. pillsbury – mduerr (1620), net–chess.com, 2007.

2...e4

3.Bb2 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 e4 3.a3).

3.Bb2 d5 4.e3 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 e4 3.e3 d5 4.a3).

3.Nc3 d5 4.d3 ed3 (4...Nf6 5.de4 Ne4 6.Ne4 (worse is 6.Nd5 Be6 7.f3 Bd5 8.fe4 Qh4 9.g3 Qe4–/+) 6...de4 7.Qd8 Kd8 8.Bb2=) 5.cd3 (5.Qd3 Nf6+=) 5...d4 (5...Nf6 6.Nf3=) 6.Ne4+= f5 7.Nd2 c5 8.bc5 Bc5 9.g3 (9.Qc2 Be7+=) 9...Nc6 (9...Nf6 10.Bg2 0–0 11.Qb3 Kh8 12.Nh3=) 10.Bg2 (10.Qc2 Bb6=) 10...Bb6 (10...Nf6!?=) 11.Nh3+= Nf6 12.Nc4 Be6 13.0–0 0–0 14.Ng5 Bd5 15.Bd5 Qd5 (worse is 15...Nd5 16.Ne6 Qe7 17.Nf8 Kf8 18.Qb3+/–) 16.Rb1 Nd7 17.a4 h6 (17...Nc5 18.Rb5 Bd8 19.e4 fe4 20.Ne4+/–) 18.Rb5 Bc5 19.e4 fe4 20.Ne4 b6 21.Bf4 Rae8 22.Re1 Qe6 (22...Nde5 23.Ne5 Ne5 24.Be5 Re5 25.f4+=) 23.Bd2 White prepares a5 23...Qg6 24.f4 Re7 (24...a6 25.Rb1+/–) 25.a5 a6 26.Rb6 (26.Nc5 A) worse is 26...Nc5 27.Rb6 Re1 28.Qe1+– (28.Be1?! Nd3 29.Qb3 Qe6+=); B) 26...ab5 27.Nd7 Rd7 28.Nb6 Re7 29.Qb3 Kh7 30.Re7 Ne7 31.Qb5 Nc6=) 26...Bb6 27.ab6 (27.Nb6?! Nf6 28.Qc2 Ng4+=) 27...Nf6 28.Qf3 Ng4 29.Ncd6 White plans f5 29...Kh7 (29...Rb8!? 30.Rb1 Ne3+–) 30.Qe2+– Rd8 31.f5 Qh5 32.Bf4 Nb4 33.f6 Red7 (33...gf6 34.Nf6! Kg6 35.Nh5 (35.Qe7?? Qh2 36.Kf1 Qf2) 35...Re2 36.Re2 Nd3 37.b7+–) 34.b7 Nd5 35.f7 Nf4 36.gf4 Rb8 37.Rc1 Re7? (37...Qh3 38.Rb1 Qe3 39.Qe3 de3+–) 38.Rc5 (38.Rc8 Reb7 39.f8Q Rb1 40.Kg2 Qh2 41.Kf3 Ne5 42.fe5 Qh5 43.Kf4 Qh4 (43...Qe2?? 44.Qf5 g6 45.Qd7) 44.Kf5 Qh3 45.Kf4 Qh4 46.Kf5 Qh3 47.Kf4 Qh4=) 38...Qc5 39.Nc5 Re2 40.Nd7 Rb7 41.Nb7 1–0. glovio (2315) – vulpecula (2090), gameknot.com, 2015.

3.d3 Nf6 4.Nc3 =.

3.d3 ed3

4.ed3 Qf6 5.Ra2 Ne7 6.Nf3?? Qe6–+ 7.Qe2 Qa2 8.Nc3 Qe6 9.Be3 h6 10.Nd4 Qf6 11.Ne4 Qg6 12.g3 d6 13.Bg2 a6 14.0–0 Nbc6 15.Nb3 Nf5 16.Bd2 Be6 17.c4 Ncd4 18.Nd4 Nd4 19.Qd1 Be7 20.f4 0–0 21.h3 f5 22.Be3 Nc6 23.g4 fe4 24.f5 Bf5 25.gf5 Rf5 26.Rf5 Qf5 27.de4 Qf7 28.e5 Rd8 29.Bd5=+ de5 30.Bf7 Kf7 31.Qh5 Kg8 32.b5 ab5 33.cb5–/+ Nd4 34.Bd4 Rd4?? 35.Qe5+– Rd1 36.Kf2 Bh4 37.Kg2 Rd2 38.Kf3 Rd3? 39.Kg4 g5 40.Qe6 Kg7 41.Qe7 Kg8 42.Kh5 Rd5 43.Qe6 (43...Kf8 44.Qd5+–) 1–0. Gaudissimo (1705) – Rickytan (1620), internet, 2007.

4.ed3 Qf6 5.c3 a5 6.b5 a4 7.d4 c6 8.Nf3 cb5 9.Bb5+/– Ra5 10.Ba4 b5 11.Bb3 Nc6 12.Qe2 Qe6?? 13.Qe6 de6+/– 14.0–0 f5 15.Ng5 Nd8 16.Re1 Ra6 17.d5 h6 18.Ne6 Ne6 19.de6 Be7 20.Bf4 h5 21.a4 Bc5 22.Bg3 g5 23.Be5 Rh6 24.Nd2 ba4 25.Ba4 Ke7 26.Bd4 Ra5?? 27.Nb3 Bd4 28.cd4 Ra6 29.d5 Nf6 30.Re5 Ne4? 31.Rf5 Rf6 32.Nd4 h4 33.Nc6 Kf8 34.Rf6 Nf6 35.e7 Kf7 36.d6 Bd7 37.Bb3 (37...Kg6 38.Ra6+–) 1–0. jimmyjf – breaker, ChessWorld.net, 2004.

4.ed3 Nf6 5.Nf3 =.

2...Be7

3.Bb2 d6 4.e4 Nf6 5.Nc3 0–0 6.Nf3 Nc6 7.Bc4 Bg4 =.

3.e3 d5 4.Bb2 Nd7 5.c4 c6 6.Nf3 Qc7 (6...Bd6 7.cd5 cd5 8.Bb5=) 7.Qc2 Bd6 8.c5 Be7 9.d4 e4 10.Nfd2 Ngf6 11.Nc3 0–0 12.0–0–0 (12.Be2!?=) 12...a5 13.b5 cb5 14.Bb5 Nb8 15.h3 b6 16.Na4 bc5 17.dc5 Nc6 (17...Nbd7 18.Nb3–/+) 18.Nb3 (better is 18.Nb6!? Be6 19.Na8 Ra8 20.Nb3+=) 18...Rb8+= 19.Bc6 Qc6 20.Na5 (20.Nb6!?–/+) 20...Qb5 21.Nc3? (better is 21.Bc3 Ra8 22.Rd4–+) 21...Qa5 22.Nd5 Nd5 23.Rd5 Be6 24.Rhd1 Bd5 25.Rd5 Rfc8 (25...Rfc8 26.Qc3 Qc3 27.Bc3 Bc5–+) 0–1. combijack (1755) – reodoi (1695), gameknot.com, 2012.

3.e4 d6 4.d4 Nc6 5.Bb5 Bd7 6.d5+= Nd4? 7.Bd7+– Qd7 8.c3 Nb5 9.a4 Nf6 10.f3 0–0 11.ab5 Qb5 12.Ne2 Nh5 13.Na3 Qd7 14.0–0 f5 15.ef5 Qf5 16.Nb5 Bd8 17.c4 a6 18.Nbd4?? ed4+/– 19.Nd4 Qd7 20.Ne6 Rf7 21.Qd3 Bf6 22.Ra2 Be5? 23.Ng5 Rf5 24.g4 Nf4?? 25.Qf5 Qf5 26.gf5 Rf8 27.Bf4 Rf5 28.Be5 Rg5 (29.Bg3 h5+–). hasant (1915) – tata (2000), net–chess.com, 2008.

3.Bb2 Bf6

4.b5 a6 5.a4 ab5 6.ab5 Ra1 7.Ba1 e4 8.c3 d5 9.e3 Ne7 10.Ne2 Bd7 11.Na3 c5 12.bc6 Nbc6 13.Nb5 0–0 14.Ned4 Nf5 15.Be2 Bd4 16.cd4 Qg5 17.g3 Qe7 18.0–0 Nb4 19.Qb3 Bb5 20.Bb5 Rc8 21.Bb2 Nc6 22.Qd5 g6 23.Qb3 Qb4 24.Qb4 Nb4 25.Rc1 Rc1 26.Bc1 Nd6 27.Be2 Nd5 28.Ba3+/– Nf5 29.f3 Nf6 30.fe4 Ne4 31.Bb4 h5 32.Bf3 Nfd6 33.Bg2 f5 34.d3 Kf7 35.de4 Ne4 36.Be4 fe4 37.h4 Ke6 38.Kg2 Kd5 39.g4 Kc4 40.Bc5 b5 41.gh5 gh5 42.Kg3 b4 43.Kf4 1–0. Satka,Martin – Zelinski,Heinz, 9sen.Brandenburg op, 2000.

4.Nc3 d5 5.e3 Nh6 6.Nge2 Bg4 7.h3 Be2 8.Qe2 0–0 9.Qb5+= d4 10.Ne4 b6 11.g4 c6 12.Qc4 b5 13.Qe2 Bh4 14.Bg2 Nd7 15.ed4+/– ed4 16.Bd4 f5 17.Nd6 Nf6? 18.Bc5+– Qd7 19.0–0–0 a5 20.Rde1 ab4+/– 21.Bb4 fg4 22.hg4+– Bg5 23.Qe5 Qg4 24.Bc6 Rad8 25.Rhg1 Bf4 26.Qb5 Qh4 27.Ne4 Ne4 28.Be4 Qf2 29.Bd3 Kh8 30.Bc3 Ng4? 31.Ref1 Qa7 32.Rg4 Bh6 33.Rf8 Rf8 34.a4 Rc8 35.Re4 Qa8 36.Bb2 Rf8 37.Qh5 Qc6 38.a5 Kg8 39.a6 Qb6 40.Bd4 Qd6 41.Qc5 Qh2 42.Qd5 Kh8+– 43.Re2 Qb8 44.Rf2 Rd8 45.Qe4 (45...Qb1 46.Kb1 Rb8 47.Ka2 Rb2 48.Kb2 Bd2 49.Qh7#) 1–0. Vera,Gajardo Jorge L (2020) – Dias,Joao Batista (2100), Sao Paulo Communic 1st, 2004.

4.e3 d5 5.c4 dc4 6.Bc4 Nc6 7.h3 Bf5 8.Nf3? Bb1?? 9.Rb1 e4= 10.Ng1 Bb2=+ 11.Rb2 Nf6 12.Ne2 0–0 13.Nc3 Ne5 14.Be2 Nd5 15.Nd5 Qd5=+ 16.0–0 c6 17.Qc2 Rad8 18.Rd1 h6 19.f4? Nd3 20.Bd3 Qd3–/+ 21.Qd3 Rd3 22.Kf2 Ra3 23.Rc1 Rd8 24.Rc4 f5 25.g4 fg4 26.hg4–/+ Re8 ½–½. mgriffin (1870) – shawk (1645), net–chess.com, 2001.

4.e4 c6 =.

4.e4 d5 =.

4.e4 Ne7 5.Nf3 Ng6 6.Bc4 d6 7.d3 Nd7 8.0–0 Nb6 9.Bb3 Bg4 10.Nbd2 Qd7 11.Qe1 Nf4 12.Qe3 h5 (12...Na4 13.Ba4 Qa4 14.Rfc1=) 13.d4+= g5 (better is 13...0–0–0!?+=) 14.de5+/– Bf3 15.e6 (15.ef6 Bg2 16.Rfe1 Qg4–/+; 15.Qf3?! Be5 16.Be5 de5=; 15.Nf3?! Qg4 16.g3 Nh3 17.Kh1 Bg7+–) 15...fe6 16.Bf6 Rh6?? (better is 16...Rf8 17.Bg5 Bg2 18.Bf4 Bf1 19.Kf1 a5+–) 17.Bg5+– (17.Nf3?! Rf6 18.e5 Rf5+=; 17.Qf3?! Rf6 18.e5 de5+=) 17...Rg6 (17...Ne2 18.Kh1 Bg2 19.Kg2+–) 18.Qf4 (18.Nf3 e5 19.Bf4 ef4 20.Qf4 Qg7+–) 18...Bg2 (18...e5 19.Qf3 (worse is 19.Nf3 ef4 20.Kh1 a5–/+) 19...Rg5 20.Rad1+–) 19.Kg2 e5 (19...Qg7 20.h4+–) 20.Qg3 Nc8 (20...Qg7 21.Nf3+–) 21.f4 Ne7 (21...h4 22.Qh4 Qg7 23.Qh5 ef4 24.Rf4+–) 22.fe5 (better is 22.f5 Nf5 23.Rf5 Qg7+–) 22...0–0–0 23.e6 (better is 23.ed6!? Qd6 24.Qd6 Rdd6+– (24...Rgd6?? 25.Nf3 Ng6 26.Bd8 Kd8 27.Ng5+–)) 23...Qc6 24.h4 d5 (24...Rdg8 25.Qf3 Re8 26.Qf7+–) 25.ed5 Nd5 26.Kh2 Qe6 (26...Nf6 27.Qf4 Rd6 28.e7+–) 27.Qh3 Qh3 28.Kh3 Rdd6 29.Ne4 Rde6 (29...b5 30.Rf8 Kb7 31.Rh8+–) 30.Bd5 (better is 30.Rf8 Kd7 31.Rd8 Kc6 32.Bd5 Kb6 33.Be3 c5 34.Rd7 Rg3 35.Kg3 Rg6 36.Kh3 Rc6 37.Bc5 Kb5 38.a4 Ka6 39.Bc4 b5 40.Ra7) 30...Re5 31.Rf8 Kd7 (31...Re8 32.Re8 Kd7 33.Rd8) 32.Rd8 1–0. Frank,Detlev – Haack,Michael, Pinneberg–ch, 2003. (=1.a3 e5 2.b4 Be7 3.Bb2 Bf6)

4.b5 d5

5.c4 d4 6.e4 de3 7.de3 Qd1 8.Kd1 Be6 9.Nf3 Nd7 10.Be2 0–0–0 11.Nbd2 g5 12.h3 Ne7 13.Kc1 h6 14.Rd1 Bg7 15.Bc3 Ng6 16.Nb3 f5 17.Bd3 Rhf8 18.Bb4 e4 19.Nfd4 Rfe8 20.Be2 Nh4 21.Bh5 Bc4=+ 22.Be8 Re8 23.Rb1 Ne5 24.g3 Nd3 25.Rd3 Bd3 26.gh4 Bb1 27.Nf5 Ba2 28.Ng7 Rg8 29.Nf5 Bb3 30.Ne7 Kd7 31.Ng8 Bg8 32.hg5 hg5 33.Kd2 Bc4 34.a4 Bb3 35.a5 Bc4 36.b6 cb6 37.ab6 ab6 38.Kc3 Be2 39.Kd4 Bf3 40.Kd5 b5 41.Ke5 Bg2 42.Kf5 b6 43.Kg5 Bh3 44.Kf4 Bg2 45.Kf5 Kc6 46.Ke5 Bf3 47.Ke6 Kc7 48.Kd5 Kd7 49.Ke5 Ke8 50.Ke6 Kd8 51.Ke5 Bg2 52.Kd6 Kc8 53.Ke5 Bf3 54.Ke6 Kb7 55.Kd6 Ka6 56.Kd5 Ka7 57.Kd4 Kb7 58.Kd5 Kb8 59.Kc6 Kc8 60.Kd5 Kc7 61.Ke5 Bh1 62.Kd5 Bg2 63.Kd4 Kd8 64.Kd5 Ke8 65.Ke5 Kf7 66.Kd5 Kf6 67.Kd4 Bf3 68.Kd5 Kf5 69.Kd4 Ke6 70.Bc3 b4 71.Bb4 Kf5 72.Bd6 b5 73.Kd5 Kf6 74.Bb4 Kg5 75.Ke5 Kg4 76.Be7 Kh5 77.Bb4 Kg5 78.Bc5 Kg6 79.Bb4 Kh5 80.Kf5 Kh6 81.Ke5 Kg6 82.Bc5 Kg5 83.Bb4–/+ Kh4 84.Kf5 Kh3–/+ 85.Ke5 Kg2 86.Kd4 Kf2 87.Bc5 Ke2 88.Kc3 Kd1 89.Kb4 Be2 90.Kc3 Bd3 91.Kb2 Kd2 92.Kb3 Bc4 93.Kb4 Ke2 94.Kc3 Be6 95.Bd4 Kd1 96.Bc5 Bd5 97.Kd4 Bc6 98.Bd6 Ke2 99.Bc5 Bb7 100.Kc3 Bd5 101.Bd4 Be6 102.Bc5 Kd1 103.Kd4 Bf5 104.Bd6 Kd2 105.Bb4 Ke2 106.Bc5 Ke1 107.Bb4 Kf2 108.Bc5 Ke2 109.Kc3 Bg4 110.Bd4 Kd1 111.Bc5 Be2 112.Kd4 Bf3 113.Bb4 Ke2 114.Bc5 Kd2 115.Bb4 Kd1 116.Kc3 Bg2 117.Kb2 Ke2 118.Bc5 Kd3 119.Kb3 0–1. Fritz 5.32 – Fritz 6, 2004.

5.c4 e4 6.Qc2 Bb2 7.Qb2 Nf6 =.

5.c4 e4 6.Bf6 Nf6 7.cd5 Qd5 =.

5.e3 c5 =.

5.e3 Nh6 6.Nc3 0–0 7.Nce2 c5 8.d3 Qa5 9.Bc3 Qb5 10.d4 Re8 11.de5 Be5 12.Nd4? Qd7–+ 13.Bb5 Nc6 14.Ngf3? cd4 15.Ne5 Re5 16.Bd4 Rg5 17.g3 Qe6 18.Be2 Nd4 19.Qd4 Qe4 20.f3 Qd4 21.ed4 Bh3 22.Bd3 Re8 23.Kf2 f5 24.Rhe1 Re1 25.Re1 Kf7 26.Re5 Rg6 27.Rd5 Ke7 28.Bc4 Rd6 29.Re5 Kd8 30.d5 a6 31.a4 g5 32.a5 Nf7 33.Re1 h5 34.Bb3 f4 35.c4 Rd7 36.gf4 Re7 37.Re7 Ke7 38.fg5 Ng5 39.Kg3 Bd7 40.Bc2 Nf7 41.f4 Kf6 42.Bd3 Ba4 43.Be2 Bb3 44.Bd3 Nd6 45.c5 Nf5 46.Bf5 Kf5 47.c6 bc6–/+ 48.dc6 Be6 49.c7 Kg6 50.Kf3 h4 51.Ke4 Kf6 52.Kf3 h3 53.Ke4=+ Bc8 54.Kf3 Bf5 55.Kg3 Ke7 56.Kh4 Kd6 57.Kg5 Bd7 58.f5 Kc7 59.Kg6 Kd6 60.f6 Be6 61.f7 Bf7! 62.Kf7 Ke5 63.Kg6 Kf4 64.Kh5 Kf3 65.Kh4 Kg2 66.Kg5 Kh2 67.Kf4 Kg2 68.Kg5 h2 0–1. Satka,Martin – Henniges,Erhard, 10sen.Brandenburg op, 2001.

5.Nf3 Nd7 6.e3 Ne7 7.Be2 e4 8.Nd4 0–0 9.0–0 Nf5 10.Bg4 Nc5 11.Ra2 Nd4 12.Bd4 Bg4 13.Bf6? Bd1 14.Bd8=+ Be2 15.Be7 Bf1 16.Kf1 Na4 17.Bf8 Rf8 18.d3 f5 19.Ke2 Kf7 20.c4 ed3 21.Kd3 dc4 22.Kc4 Nb6 23.Kc5 c6 24.Rd2 cb5 25.Kb5 g5 26.Rd4 Re8 27.Nd2 Re5 28.Kb4 a5 29.Kc3 h5 30.h4 g4 31.Kd3 a4 32.e4 Kf6 33.f4 gf3 34.gf3 Re7 35.f4 fe4 36.Ne4 Kf5 37.Nd6 Ke6 38.f5 Ke5= 39.Ne4 Rd7 40.Rd7 Nd7 41.Ng3 Kf4 42.Nh5= Kf5 43.Ng7 Kg6 44.Ne6 Kh5 45.Kc4 Kh4 46.Kb5 b6 47.Ka4+/– Kg4 48.Kb5 Kf5 49.Nc7 Ne5 50.Nd5 Ke4 51.Nb6+– Nf3 52.a4 Nd4 53.Kc4 Nc6 54.Nd7 Kf5 55.Kd5 Ne7 56.Kd6 Nc8 57.Kc7 Ne7 58.a5 Nd5 59.Kd6 Nb4 60.Kc5 Nd3? 61.Kc4 Nb2 62.Kd4 Ke6 63.a6 Kd7 64.a7 Nd3 65.Kd3 Kd6 66.a8Q Ke6 1–0. Fritz 8 – EXchess 3.11, 2004.

5.Nf3 e4=+

6.Nd4 c5 7.bc6 Qb6 –+ (7...bc6?! 8.Ra2=+; 7...Nc6?! 8.e3=+).

6.Nd4 c5 7.bc6 Qb6 8.Ra2 Bd4 9.Bd4 Qd4 10.cb7 Bb7 11.e3 Qb6 12.Nc3 Nf6 13.Bb5 Nbd7 14.0–0 0–0 15.Qa1 Rfc8 16.Rb1 Qd6 17.Rab2 Ne5 18.Be2 Ba6 19.Ba6 Qa6 20.Rb5 Qd6 21.R1b4 a5 22.Rb6 Qd8 23.Rb1 Nc4 24.Rb7 d4 25.ed4 Qd4 26.Nb5 Qd2 27.Nc7 Ng4 28.Ne6 Qf2 29.Kh1 Nce5 30.h3 0–1. Doctor? 3.0 – Comet B50, 2005.

6.Ne5 d4

7.Nc4 Be6 8.Na5 c5 9.Nb3 Qb6 10.a4 c4 11.Nc1 a6 12.Ra3 ab5 13.ab5 Ra3 14.Na3 Qa5 15.e3 c3 16.Nc4 cd2 17.Qd2 Qd2 18.Kd2 Bc4 19.Bd4 Bf1 20.Rf1 Bd4 21.ed4 Nf6 22.f3 Kd8 23.fe4 Ne4 24.Kd3 Nf6 25.d5 Re8 26.Rf5? Nbd7 27.c4 Re4 28.Kc3 Nb6 29.Kb2 Rc4 30.Rg5 g6 31.Re5 Rb4 32.Kc2 Rb5 33.Kd3 Ng4 34.Rg5 (34.Re1 Rd5 35.Kc2 Nc4–+) 0–1. Doctor? 3.0 – Fritz 5.32, 2004.

7.f4 Be6 8.c3 Bh4–/+ 9.g3 f6 10.e3 fe5 11.Qh5 Bf7 12.Qh4 Qh4 13.gh4 ef4 14.ef4 Nf6 15.cd4+= a6 16.a4 ab5 17.ab5 Ra1 18.Ba1 Nbd7 19.Bb2 Nd5 20.Rg1+= 0–0 21.f5 N7f6 22.Rg3 Ne7 23.Bh3 Bc4 24.Ba3+= Nfd5 25.Be7 Ne7= 26.Rc3 Bb5 27.f6 Rf6 28.Rc7 Nf5 29.Nc3 Nd6 30.h5 Kf8 31.Nb5 Nb5 32.Rb7 Nd4 33.Rb8 Ke7 34.Rb7 Kd6 35.Rg7+= h6 36.Rg6+/– Ke5 37.Bg2 Nc2 38.Kd1+– Nd4 39.Rg4 Rf4+= 40.h3 Nb3 41.Rg8 Nc5 42.Ke2+/– Ne6 43.Ke3 Nc7 44.Rh8 Nd5 45.Ke2 Rf7 46.Ke1 Rc7 47.d3 ed3 48.Bd5 Kd5 49.Kd2 Kc4 50.Rh6+/– Ra7 51.Rc6 Kd4 52.Rd6 Ke4 53.h6 Ra2 54.Kc3 ½–½. Crafty 19.01 – Fritz 6, 2005.

7.f4 Be6 8.c3 Bh4–/+ 9.g3 f6 10.e3 fe5 11.Qh5 Bf7 12.Qh4 Qh4 13.gh4 ef4 14.ef4 Nf6 15.cd4+= a6 16.a4 ab5 17.ab5 Ra1 18.Ba1 Nbd7 19.Nc3 Nb6 20.Bg2 Bd5= 21.Bb2 c6 22.bc6 bc6 23.0–0 Kf7 24.Ra1 Nc4 25.Ra7 Kg6 26.Nd5 cd5 27.Bc3 Rb8 28.f5 Kh6 29.Kf2 Rb3 30.Rc7 Nd6 31.Bh3 Nb5 32.Rb7 Nd4!? 33.Rb3 Nb3 34.Bg2 Nc1 35.Bf6 gf6 36.Ke3=+ Kh5 37.Kd4 Nd3 38.Kd5 Nf4–+ 39.Ke4 Ng2 40.d4 Nh4 41.Kf4 Ng2 42.Kf3 Ne1 43.Ke4 Kg5 44.h3 Ng2 45.d5 Nh4 46.d6 Nf5 47.d7 Nd6 48.Ke3 Nf7 49.Kf2 Kf5 50.Kg3 0–1. Crafty 19.01 – Fritz 6, 2005.

7.f4 Be6 8.e3!? de3 9.Qe2 =.

7.f4 Be6 8.e3!? Be5 9.fe5 de3 10.Qe2 =+.

7.f4 Bh4 8.g3= Be7 9.e3 de3 10.Qe2 Bf5 =.

7.f4 Bh4 8.g3= Be7 9.Bg2 f6 10.Nc4 a6 11.ba6 b5 12.Na5+= Bf5 13.a4 b4 14.Nb3+= c5 15.e3 de3 16.0–0 Nh6+= 17.de3 Qd1 18.Rd1 c4 19.Nd4 c3 20.Bc1 Bg6 21.f5 Nf5 22.Be4 Nd4 23.Ba8 Ndc6 24.e4 Be4+/– 25.a7 Bc5 26.Kf1 Ba7 27.Re1 f5 28.Bf4 Kf7 29.Bb8 Rb8 30.Re4 Ra8 31.Rc4 Rc8 32.a5 Ke6 33.Ra4 Kd7 34.a6 Rb8 35.h3 Kd6 36.h4 Kd5 37.Rf4 Nd4 38.Rf2 Kc5 39.Ra5 Kb6 40.Ra2 Rc8 41.Ra4 Kb5 42.Ra2 Rc6 43.g4 fg4 44.Rf7 Rf6 45.Rf6 gf6 46.Kg2 f5 47.h5 f4 48.Kh2 Ne2 49.Nc3 bc3 50.h6 (50.Ra1 f3 51.Rb1 Ka6 52.Ra1 Kb7–+) 0–1. Crafty 19.01 – Fritz 8, 2005.

7.f4 Bh4 8.g3= Be7 9.Bg2 f6 10.Nc4 a6 11.ba6 b5 12.Na5+= Bf5 13.a4 b4 14.Nb3+= c5 15.e3 de3 16.0–0 Nh6+= 17.de3 Qd1 18.Rd1 c4 19.Nd4 c3 20.Bc1 Bg6 21.f5 Nf5 22.Be4 Nd4 23.Ba8 Ndc6 24.e4 Be4+/– 25.a7 Bc5 26.Kf1 Ba7 27.Re1 f5 28.Bf4 Kf7 29.Bb8 Rb8 30.Re4 Ra8 31.Rc4 Rc8 32.a5 Ke6 33.Ra4 Kd7 34.a6 Rb8 35.h3 g5 36.h4 h6 37.h5 Kd6=+ 38.Nc3 bc3 39.Rc3 Rb1 40.Ke2 Rh1 41.Rd3 Kc5 42.c4 Nd4 43.Ke3 Re1 44.Kd2 Re2 45.Kd1 Rh2 46.Re3 f4 47.gf4= gf4 48.Re5 Kd6 49.Re4 Rh1 50.Kd2 Nb3 51.Kc2 Nc5 52.Rd4 Kc6 53.Ra3 Rh2 54.Kd1=+ Rh5 55.Rf4= Nd7 56.Rd3 Bc5 57.Rf7 Rh1 58.Kc2 Rh2 59.Kc3 Ne5= 60.a7 Ra2–/+ 61.Rh7? Ra3–+ 62.Kc2 Nd3 63.a8Q Ra8 64.Rh6 Kc7 65.Kd3 Re8 66.Rh7 Kb6 67.Rg7 Re6 68.Rh7 Kc6 69.Rh8 Re3 70.Kd2 Re7 71.Rg8 Re6 72.Rh8 Rg6 73.Kd3 Kd6 74.Re8 Rg3 75.Ke2 Rg1 76.Rh8 Kc6 77.Re8 Ra1 78.Rh8 Rb1 79.Rg8 Rh1 80.Re8 Rh2 81.Kf3 Rf2 82.Kg4 Kd7 83.Rh8 Rf1 84.Rb8 Kd6 85.Rh8 Kc7 86.Re8 Rf2 87.Rh8 Re2 88.Rh7 Kb6 89.Rh8 Re1 90.Rd8 Kc7 91.Rh8 Kd7 92.Rh7 Kc6 93.Rh8 Rb1 94.Rh7 Rg1 95.Kh5 Bd4 96.Rh6 Kc5 97.Rg6 Rh1 98.Kg5 Bc3 99.Re6 Rg1 100.Kh6 Rg8 101.Re7 Bd4 102.Rh7 Be3 103.Kh5 Rg5 104.Kh6 Rg1 105.Kh5 Bf4 106.Rf7 Be5 107.Rf8 Rg7 108.Re8 Bc7 109.Rh8 Rg1 110.Rf8 Re1 111.Rf5 Kc4 112.Rf8 Rh1 113.Kg6 Rg1 114.Kh7 Kd4 115.Rh8 Rh1 116.Kg8 Rf1 117.Rh7 Be5 118.Rf7 Rg1 119.Kf8 Kd5 120.Rh7 Ke6 121.Re7 Kd6 122.Re8 Rg2 123.Rc8 Ke6 124.Re8 Kf6 125.Re5 0–1. Crafty 19.01 – Fritz 8, 2005.

7.f4 Nh6 8.c3 Be5 9.fe5 Nf5 10.g3 Qd5 11.cd4 e3 12.Rg1 Qc4 13.a4 Nd4–/+ 14.Na3 Qb4 15.Bc3 Qc5 16.Rh1 0–0=+ 17.Bg2 Rd8 18.e6 Ne6 19.Rf1 a6 20.Be4 ab5–+ 21.Nb5 Qh5 22.d3 Qh2 23.Be5 Nd7 24.Qc1 Ne5 25.Qe3 0–1. Crafty 19.01 – Fritz 5.32, 2005.

6.Ne5 Bf5

7.d4 Be7 8.f3 –/+.

7.d4 e3

8.Nd3 a6 9.ba6=+ Na6 10.fe3 Bg5 11.Bc1 Bh4 12.g3= Be4 13.Rg1 Be7 14.Nc3 Nf6 15.Bh3 0–0 16.Rf1 c5 17.Ne5 Bd6 18.Ne4 Ne4= 19.Nf3 Qa5 20.Bd2 Qc7 21.Rg1 b5 22.Bf5 Rfe8 23.Rg2 g6 24.Bg4 f5 25.Bh3 Qg7 26.Rg1 Nc7 27.g4? Qh6–+ 28.Bf1 Bh2 29.Rg2 Bg3 30.Rg3 Ng3 31.gf5 0–1. Crafty 19.01 – Fritz 6, 2005.

8.Nd3 a6 9.ba6=+ Na6 10.fe3 Bg5 11.Nf4 Be4 12.Kf2 Nf6 13.Qd2 Bh4 14.Kg1 Ng4 15.g3 Bh1 16.Kh1 Bg5 17.Nc3 c6 18.h3 Nf6 19.Kg1 0–0–+ 20.a4 Re8 21.Qd3 Qe7 22.Bc1 Nb4 23.Qd2 b5 24.a5 Na6 25.Qd3 b4 26.Na4 Ne4 27.h4 Bf6 28.Nb6 Ra7 29.Bh3 Qc7 30.Nh5 Be5 31.Nc8 Nac5! 32.Qd1 Rc8 33.Bc8 Qc8 34.de5 Qg4 35.Nf4 Ng3 36.Bd2 Nce4 37.Kh2 Qh4 38.Kg2 Nf5 39.Be1 Qg5 40.Kh1 Ne3 41.Qd4 0–1. Crafty 19.01 – Fritz 6, 2005.

8.Nd3 c6 9.a4 –/+.

8.Nd3 c6 9.fe3 cb5 10.Nc3 Bg5 11.Nf4 Nf6 12.g3 Na6 13.Bg2 Nc7 14.Qd2 0–0=+ 15.0–0 Re8 16.Rad1 a5 17.h4 Bh6 18.Rb1 b4–+ 19.ab4 ab4 20.Nd1 b3 21.Nd3 Ng4 22.Kh1 Qd6 23.Rf3 bc2 24.Qc2 Be4 25.Qc5 Qd7 26.Bc1 b5 27.Nc3 Rac8 28.Rf1 Ne3 29.Ne4 Nf1 30.Ne5 Re5 31.de5 de4 32.Bf1 Ne6 33.Qb5 Qb5 34.Rb5 Rc1 35.Rb8 Nf8 36.Kg2 Bd2 37.Rd8 Bc3 38.Rd5 0–1. Crafty 19.01 – Fritz 5.32, 2005.

8.Nd3 c6 9.fe3 cb5 10.Nc3 Bg5 11.Nf4 Nf6 12.g3 Na6 13.Bg2 Nc7 14.Qd2 0–0 15.0–0 Re8 16.Rad1 Ne4 17.Qc1 Qd7 18.Na2 Re7 19.Bc3 Bg4 20.Bb4 Ree8 21.Be4 Re4 22.Nc3 Ree8 23.e4 b6 24.e5 Ne6 25.Rd2 a5 26.Bd6 Bf4 27.gf4 Qc6 28.Qb2 b4 29.ab4 Rec8 30.f5 Qc3–/+ 31.Qc3 Rc3 32.fe6 fe6 33.ba5 ba5 34.Ra1 a4 35.Bb4 Rc4 36.c3 Bh5 37.Rda2 Be8 38.Ra3 g5 39.Rf1 Bb5 40.Bc5 Kg7 41.Kg2 Rb8 42.Be7 g4 43.Kg3 h5 44.Bd6 Rbc8 45.Bc5 Be8 46.e3 Bg6 47.Rf6 Bf7 48.Bb4 Ra8 49.Kf4 Rc6 50.e4 Rca6 51.ed5 ed5 52.Bd6 Bg6 53.Kg5 Be8 54.Bf8 Kh7 55.e6 Rb6 56.Bb4 Kg7 57.Bf8 Kh7 58.Bb4 Rc6 59.Kf5 Rb6 60.Ke5 Rb5 61.Rf2 Bc6 62.Kd6 Rb6+/– 63.Rf7 Kg6 64.Rc7 Bb7 65.Kc5 Raa6 66.e7 Rc6 67.Rc6 Bc6 68.c4 dc4 69.d5 Bd7 70.d6 Kf7 71.Kc4 Ke8 72.Bc5 Be6 73.Kd4 Kd7 74.Ke5 Bb3 75.Ra1 Ra5 76.Kd4 h4 77.e8Q Ke8 78.Re1 Kd8 79.Bb6 Kd7 80.Ba5 Kd6 81.Re4 Bd1 82.Ke3 Kc6 83.Rd4 Bb3 84.Rg4 h3 85.Bb4 Be6 86.Rd4 Kb5 87.Ba3 Ka5 88.Kf4 Kb5 89.Rb4 Kc6 90.Ra4 Bd5 91.Ke5 Bg2 1–0. Crafty 19.01 – Fritz 5.32, 2005.

8.Nd3 Bg5 9.Nc3 Nf6 10.f4 Bh6 11.g3 0–0 12.Bg2 c6 13.0–0 Re8 14.Qc1 cb5 15.Nb4 Nc6 16.Ncd5 Ng4 17.Nc6 bc6 18.Nb4 Rc8 19.Nc6 Qb6 20.d5+/– a6 21.Bd4 Qc7 22.c4 Qd7 23.cb5 ab5 24.Qc5 f6 25.Qb5 Rc7 26.d6 Rb7 27.Qc4 Be6 28.Qc5 Kf7 29.Na7 Kg8 30.Bc6 Qf7 31.Bb7 Qb7 32.Nc6 Kh8 33.Rfb1 Qa8 34.Rb6 Bd7 35.Qd5 Be6 36.Qf3 Bd7 37.Nb8! Qa7 38.Rb4 Qb8 39.Rb8 Rb8 1–0. Crafty 19.01 – Comet B25, 2005.

8.fe3 c6 9.c4 =+.

8.fe3 Be4 =+.

8.fe3 Be5

9.de5 Qh4 10.Kd2 a6 11.a4 Be6 12.Qe1 Qg5 13.Ra3 Nd7 14.Qg3 Qg3–+ 15.hg3 Nb6 16.Kc1 Nc4 17.Rb3 ab5 18.ab5 Ne7 19.Na3 Nb2 20.Kb2 Nf5 21.e4 de4 22.Rc3 Kd7 23.g4 Nh6 24.g5 Ng4 25.Rh4 Ra4 26.Rch3 Rha8 27.b6 Ne5 28.Rc3 Ra3! 29.Rc7 Kd6 30.Re4 Ra2 31.Kc3 Rc2! 32.Kc2 Bf5 33.e3 Be4 34.Kc3 Ra3 35.Kd2 Rb3 36.Rc8 Rb2 37.Ke1 (37.Kd1 Ng4 38.Re8 Ne3 39.Ke1 Kd5–+) 0–1. Doctor? 3.0 – Fritz 8, 2004.

9.de5= Qh4 10.g3 Qe4 11.Rg1 Qe3 12.Qd5 Qg1 13.Qb7+/– Be4 14.Qe4 c6 15.e6 Nf6 16.ef7 Kf7 17.Qc4 Kg6 18.Qd3 Kf7 19.bc6 Qh2 20.Bf6 gf6 21.c7 Na6 22.Qd7 Kg6 23.Qg4 Kh6 24.Nc3 Nc7 25.Qf4 Kg6 26.Qg4 Kh6+= 27.Qf4 Kg6+/– 28.Qg4 Kh6= ½–½. Crafty 19.01 – Fritz 5.32, 2005.

9.de5= Qh4 10.g3 Qe4 11.Rg1 Qe3 12.Qd5 Qg1 13.Qb7+/– Be4 14.Qe4 c6 15.e6 Nf6 16.ef7 Kf7 17.Qc4 Kg6 18.Qd3 Kf7 19.bc6 Qh2 20.Bf6 gf6 21.c7 Na6 22.Qd7 Kg6 23.Qg4 Kh6 24.Qf4 Kg7 25.Nc3 Qh6 26.Qd6 Qe3 27.Nd5 Qe5 28.Qe5 fe5 29.Bh3 Rhe8 30.0–0–0 Nc5 31.Ne3 Kf8 32.Nc4 Na6 33.c8Q Rac8 34.Bc8 Rc8 35.Ne5 Nc5 36.Rh1 Rc7 37.g4 Ne4 38.Rf1 Ke8 39.Rh1?? Kf8 40.Rf1?? Ke8 41.Nf3 Re7 42.Re1 a5 43.e3 a4 44.Kb2 Rb7 45.Kc1 Re7 46.Nh2 Nd6 47.Rd1 Nc4 48.Rd4 Na3 49.Ra4 Re3 50.c4 Rb3 51.Kd2 Rb2 52.Kc3 Nc4 53.Nf3 Rf2 54.Ng5 h6 55.Rc4 hg5 56.Rc5 Rf3 57.Kd2 Kf7 58.Rg5 Kf6 59.Rg8 Kf7 60.Ke2 Kg8 61.Kf3 Kh8 62.Kf4 Kg8 63.Kf5 Kf7 64.g5 Kg7 65.Ke6 Kg6 66.Ke7 Kg5 ½–½. Crafty 19.01 – Fritz 5.32, 2005.

9.de5 Qh4 10.g3 Qe4 11.Rg1 Ne7 12.Qd3 Qa4 13.Qb3 Bc2 14.Qa4 Ba4 15.Nc3 Bb3 16.e4 d4 17.Nd1 c5 18.e3= de3 19.Ne3+= 0–0 20.Be2 Rd8 21.Nf5 Nf5 22.ef5 Nd7 23.Rc1 Re8= 24.Rc3 Bd5 25.Re3 Nb6 26.Kf2+= Nc4 27.Bc4+/– Bc4 28.Rc3 Bb5 29.Rc5 Bd3 30.g4+/– Rac8 31.Rc8 Rc8 32.Rd1 Bb5 33.Ke3 Kf8 34.Rd5 Be8 35.Ra5 Rc2 36.Bd4+/– a6 37.Rd5 Bc6 38.Rd8 Ke7 39.Rg8 g6 40.e6 gf5+= 41.gf5 Rh2 42.Bc5 Kf6= 43.e7 Rh3 44.Kd2 Rh2 45.Kd3 Rh3 46.Ke2 Rh2 47.Ke3= Rh3 48.Ke2 Rh2 49.Ke3= ½–½. Comet B50 – EXchess 3.11, 2005.

9.de5 Qh4 10.g3 Qe4 11.Rg1 Ne7 12.Qd3 Qa4 13.Qb3 Bc2 14.Qa4 Ba4 15.Nc3 Bc2 16.e4 Be4 17.Ne4 de4 18.Bg2 a6 19.Be4 ab5 20.Bb7 Ra4 21.e6 f6 22.e3 c6 23.Bd4 Rc4 24.Rd1 0–0 25.g4 Re8 26.g5 f5 27.Rf1 b4 28.a4 b3 29.a5 c5 30.Bb2 Ra4 31.e4 g6 32.ef5 gf5 33.Ra1 Ra1 34.Ba1 Nbc6 35.a6 Nd8 36.Bf6 Kf8 37.Kd2 c4 38.Kc3 Ne6? 39.a7 Kf7 40.Be7 Ke7 41.Kc4 b2 42.Kc3 Nc7 43.Kb2 Rf8 44.Rc1 Na8 45.Rc8 Rc8 46.Bc8 f4 47.Bb7 Nc7 48.Kb3 Kf7 49.Be4 Ke6 50.Kc4 Ke5 1–0. Comet B50 – Crafty 19.01, 2005.

3.e4 Nf6

4.Bb2 d6 5.Nf3 0–0 6.Bc4 Ne4–/+ 7.Ne5? de5–+ 8.Be5 Bf6 9.Bf6 Qf6 10.c3 Bf5 11.d4 Re8 12.0–0 Nd6 13.Kh1 Nc4 14.Nd2 Nd2 15.Qd2 Nc6 16.d5 Ne5 17.Rae1 Nc4 18.Qa2 Nb6 19.d6 cd6 20.Rd1 Be6 21.c4 Bc4 22.Qd2 Bf1 23.Rf1 d5 24.Rc1 Red8 25.Rc7 Nc4 26.Qe2 Re8 27.Qh5 Re1 0–1. Duffer – SEVENQUEENS, chess.net, 1998.

4.Bb2 Ne4 5.Be5 0–0 6.Bd3 =+.

4.Nc3 d5 5.ed5 Nd5 =.

4.d3 0–0 5.c4 Nc6 6.Nc3 d5 7.ed5 Bg4 8.Nf3 Nd4 9.h3 Nf3 10.gf3 Bf5 11.Bg2 Bd6 12.Bg5 Qe7 13.Ne4 Rad8 14.Bf6 gf6 15.Rg1 Rfe8 16.Qd2 c6 17.Bh1 Kf8?? 18.Qh6# 1–0. PeterHalvarsson – babylyub, ICS rated light match, 1998.

4.d3 Nc6 5.Nf3 d5 6.ed5 Nd5 7.c4 Nf6 8.b5 Nd4 9.Ne5 0–0 10.Be3 Re8 11.Nc3 Bc5 12.Nf3 Nf5 13.d4 Ne3 14.fe3 Re3 15.Be2 Rc3 16.dc5 Be6 17.0–0 Bc4 18.Bc4 Rc4 19.Rc1 Qd1 20.Rfd1 Ra4 21.Rd3 Re8 22.c6 b6 23.Rcd1 a6 24.Nd4 Ne4 25.ba6 Nd6 26.h3 Ra6 27.g3 Rea8?? 28.Nb5+– Rc8 29.Nd6 cd6 30.Rd6 Rf8?? 31.c7 Raa8 32.R1d3 b5?? 33.Rd8 h6 34.Ra8 Ra8 35.Rd8 Rd8 36.cd8Q Kh7 1–0. Fritz 5.32 – Comet B25, 2004.

4.d4 Ne4 5.de5 d5 6.Nd2 0–0 7.Bd3 Nd2 =.

4.Nf3 Ne4 5.d3 Ng5 6.Ne5 d6 7.Ng4 0–0 =+.

4.d3 d5 5.ed5 Nd5

6.c4 Nb6=+ 7.Nf3 Bf6 8.Ra2 0–0 9.Be2 a5 10.ba5 Ra5 11.Bd2 Ra6 12.0–0 Be6 13.Nc3 Nc6 14.Ne4 Be7 15.a4 Qa8 16.Nc3 f6 17.Ra1 Rd8 18.Nb5 Rd7 19.Nc3 Nb4 20.Ne1 Ra5 21.f4=+ ef4 22.Rf4 Bd6 23.Rf3 Be5 24.Nc2 c5 25.Rb1 Nc2 26.Rb6 Nd4 27.Re3 Qd8 28.Rb1 Bf4 29.Re4 Bd2 30.Qd2 f5 31.Re5 Bc4! 32.Qe3 Bf7–+ 33.Rf1 c4! 34.Nb5 Ne2 35.Qe2 cd3 36.Qd2 Ra4 37.Ref5 Ra2 38.Qf4 Qf8 39.Nd6 Qd6 40.Qd6 Rd6 41.Rf7 h6 42.Rb7 Rc6 43.h4 Rcc2 44.Kh2 Rg2 45.Kh3 d2 46.Rd1 Re2 47.Rd7 Ra3 48.Kg4 g6 49.Kf4 Rf2 50.Ke4 Rh3 51.R1d2 Rh4 52.Ke3 Rd2 53.Rd2 Kf7 54.Rd7 Ke6 55.Rb7 g5 56.Rb6 Kf5 57.Rb5 Kg4 58.Ke4 Rh1 59.Ke5 Kg3 60.Rb3 Kh4 61.Rb6 h5 62.Kf6 g4 63.Rb4 Kh3 64.Kg5 g3 65.Rh4 Kg2 66.Rf4 Kh2 67.Ra4 0–1. Crafty 19.01 – Fritz 6, 2005.

6.c4 Nb6=+ 7.Nf3 Bf6 8.Ra2 0–0 9.Be2 Bf5 10.0–0 a5 11.ba5 Ra5 12.Bd2 Ra6 13.Qc2 Qd7 14.c5 Na4–/+ 15.Ng5 Nc6 16.Be3 Bg5–+ 17.Bg5 Be6 18.Ra1 Nd4 19.Qd1 Nc5 20.Nc3 Rfa8 21.Bh5 Ra3 22.Ra3 Ra3 23.Qc1 Ra6 24.Qe3 f6 25.Bh4 Ra3 26.Qc1 Rb3 27.Qa1 Nd3 28.Qa8 Qc8 29.Qc8 Bc8 30.Nd5 Kf8 31.Nc7 Nf4 32.Bd1 Rc3 33.Na8 Ng2! 34.Bg3 Bh3 35.Bg4 Bg4 36.Kg2 Bf3 37.Kh3 g5 38.Rg1 0–1. Crafty 19.01 – Fritz 6, 2005.

6.Nf3 0–0 7.c4 Nf4 8.Nc3 Re8 9.g3 Ne6 10.Bg2 a5 11.ba5 Nc5 12.0–0 Nd3 13.Nd5 e4 14.Nd2 f5 15.Qh5 Nc6 16.Ne7 Qe7 17.a4 Be6 18.Ba3 Qf6 19.a6 Bf7 20.Qd1 Ra6 21.Rb1 Rea8 22.Rb7 Ra4 23.Bc1 Ra2 24.Rc7 Nd4 25.Kh1 Qd8 26.Rf7 Kf7 27.Ne4 fe4 28.Be4 Nf2 29.Rf2 Rf2 30.Bd5?? Qd5! 31.cd5 Nf3 32.Qf3 Rf3 33.Kg2 0–1. Comet B50 – Fritz 6, 2005.

6.Nf3 0–0 7.c4 Nf4 8.d4= Bf5 9.Ne5+= Ng6 10.Nc3 a5 11.b5 Re8 12.Be2 Ne5 13.de5 Nd7 14.Bf4 g5 15.Bg3+= Bc5 16.Qd5 Ne5= 17.Be5 Qd5 18.Nd5 Re5 19.Nc7 Rd8 20.Nd5? Bd3–+ 21.Nf6 Kh8 22.Ra2 Bc4 23.Rb2? Bd4 24.f4 gf4 25.Ng4 Bb2 26.Ne5 Bc3 27.Kf2 Bd4 28.Ke1 Bc3?? 29.Kf2–/+ Bd4 30.Ke1–+ Bd5 31.Nf3 Be3 32.Rf1 Rg8 33.g3 fg3 34.hg3 Rg3 35.Ne5 Bc5 36.Nf7 Kg7 37.Rf5 Rg1 38.Bf1 Ba3 39.Rd5 Kf7 40.Rd7 Kg6 41.Rb7 Bb4 42.Ke2 a4 (43.Rc7 a3–/+) 0–1. Doctor? 3.0 – Crafty 19.01, 2004.

6.Nf3 0–0 7.c4 Nf6!? =+.

6.Nf3 Nc6 7.c4 Nf6 8.b5 Nd4 9.Ne5 0–0 10.Be2 Re8 11.Be3 Bf5 12.g4 Be6 13.g5 Ne2 14.Qe2 Nd7 15.d4 Bg5 16.Nd2 Bf5 17.Qf3 Bg6 18.Ng6+= Be3 19.fe3 hg6 20.Rb1 Qh4 21.Kd1 Qh5 22.Qh5 gh5 23.e4 Rad8 24.Kc2 Nf8 25.Kc3 Ne6 26.Nf3 Nf4 27.Rhe1 Re6 28.Ne5 f6 29.Nd3 g5 30.Nf4+/– gf4 31.Kd3 Kf7 32.c5 f3 33.Rf1 Rde8 34.Rbe1 a6 35.a4 ab5 36.ab5 f2? 37.Rf2+– c6 38.Rf5 h4 39.Rh5 cb5 40.Rh7 Kg6 41.Rb7 Ra6 42.Rb5 Ra2 43.Rg1 Kf7 44.Rb7 Ke6 45.Rgb1 Rh2 46.R1b6 1–0. Fritz 8 – Comet B25, 2004.

6.Nf3 Nc6 7.c4 Nf6 8.b5 Nd4=+ 9.Ne5 0–0 10.Be3 Re8 11.Nc3 Bc5 12.Nf3 Nf5 13.d4 Ne3 14.fe3 Re3 15.Be2 Bd6 16.Qc2 Qe7 17.Ra2 Ba3 18.0–0 Bb4 19.Nd1 Bf5 20.Qf5 Re2 21.Re2 Qe2 22.Ne5 Rd8 23.Qf4 Bd2 24.Qf2 Qf2 25.Rf2 Bb4 26.Rf4 Bd6 27.Nf2 Kf8 28.Nfd3 Ke7 29.h4 h6 30.d5 Be5 31.Ne5=+ Rf8 32.Rf3 Kd6 33.Rf5 Nd7 34.Nd7 Kd7 35.Kf2 Kd6 36.Rf4 f5 37.Ke3 g5–/+ 38.Rf2 Kc5 39.hg5 hg5 40.Kd3 f4 41.Ra2 f3 42.gf3 Rf3 43.Ke2 Rc3 44.Ra7 Rc4 45.Rb7 Kd5 46.Kf3 Kd6 47.b6 g4 48.Kg3 cb6 49.Rb6= Ke5 50.Rb8 Kf5 51.Rf8 Ke6 52.Rg8 Rc3 53.Kg4 Rc4 54.Kh5. Crafty 19.01 – Doctor? 3.0, 2005.

6.Nf3 Nc6 7.c4 Nf6 8.b5 Nd4 9.Ne5 0–0 10.Be3 Re8 11.Nc3 Bc5 12.Nf3 Nf5 13.d4 Ne3 14.fe3 Re3 15.Be2 Bd6 16.Qc2 Qe7 17.c5 Bf4 18.c6 bc6–+ 19.Nd1 Bf5 20.Qb2 Re6 21.bc6 Re8 22.Nc3 Nd5!! 23.0–0 Nc3 24.Bb5 Re3 25.a4 Bg4 26.Kh1 Qe4 27.Ne5 Be2 28.Qb3 Re5 29.de5 Nb5 30.Rad1 Bd1 31.Qb5 (31.Qd1 Nd4–+) 0–1. Doctor? 3.0 – Fritz 8, 2005.

6.Nf3 Nc6 7.c4 Nf6 8.b5 Nd4 9.Ne5 0–0 10.Be3 Re8 11.Nc3 Bc5 12.Nf3 Nf5 13.d4 Ne3 14.fe3 Re3 15.Be2 Bd6 16.Qc2 Qe7 17.Qd2 Bf5 18.Ne5=+ Ng4 19.0–0 Be5 20.de5 Qe5 21.Bg4 Bg4 22.Nd5 Re2 23.Qf4 Qf4 24.Rf4 h5 25.h3 Bd7 26.Rd1 Rc8 27.Nc3 Re7 28.Nd5 Re2 29.Nc3 Re7 30.Nd5 Re6 31.Rfd4 Be8 32.Kf2 c6 33.Nf4 Re5 34.a4 cb5 35.ab5 a6 36.ba6 ba6 37.Nd3 Re7 38.Nf4 Rc5 39.Nd5 Re5 40.g4 a5 41.gh5 Rh5–/+ 42.Nf4 Rhf5 43.Ke3 a4 44.Nd3 Rc8 45.Kd2 Rf3 46.h4 Rh3 47.Kc3 Rb8 48.Rd2 Bc6 49.Kc2 a3 50.Kc3 Ra8 51.Kb3 Re3 52.Rd6 a2 53.Ra2= Rb8 54.Kc3 Be4 55.Kd2 Rh3 56.Ra7 Rh4 57.Rdd7 Bg6 58.c5 Rh2 59.Kc3 Rh3 60.c6 Bf5 61.Rab7?? Rc8–+ 62.Rd6 Rd3 63.Rd3 Bd3 64.Kd3 Rc6 65.Ke3 Rc4 66.Kd3 Rc5 67.Kd4 Ra5 68.Ke4 Rh5 69.Rd7 Kf8 70.Kf3 Re5 71.Kf2 Re7 72.Rd8 Re8 73.Rd7 Re4 74.Kf3 Re7 75.Rd8 Re8 76.Rd7 Re1 77.Kf2 Rh1 78.Kg2 Rh4 79.Kf3 Rh5 80.Ke4 Rc5 81.Kf3 Rc4 82.Ke3 Rh4?? 83.Kf3 Rh1?? 84.Kg2 Re1?? 85.Kf2 Re5 86.Kf3 Rc5 87.Ke3 Rc4 88.Kf3 Rh4 89.Ke3 Rb4 90.Kf3 Rb5 91.Ke3 Rc5?? 92.Kf3 Rc1 93.Kf2 Rc3 94.Rb7 Rd3 95.Ke2 Rd4 96.Ke3 Rd5 97.Ke4 Rc5 98.Kf3 Re5?? 99.Rd7 Re8?? 100.Kf2 0–1. Fritz 5.32 – Comet B50, 2004.

6.Nf3 Bg4 =.

2...f5

3.Bb2 Nc6 4.b5+/– Na5 5.Be5 d6 6.Bc3 Nc4 7.e3 Nf6?? 8.Bc4+– d5 9.Bb3 Bd6 10.Qf3 Be6 11.Ne2 0–0 12.Nd4 Bd7 13.Bd5 Kh8 14.Bb7 Rb8 15.a4 Ne4 16.Be4 fe4 17.Qe4 Qg5 18.Nf3 Qh6 19.d3 Rbe8 20.Qh4 Qg6 21.Qg5 Bf5 22.Qg6 Bg6 23.Nbd2 h6 24.Nc4 Bc5 25.Nfe5 Bh5 26.g4 Bf7 27.Nf7 Rf7 28.Ne5 Rfe7 29.Ng6 Kg8 30.Ne7 (30...Be7 31.e4+–) 1–0. Nda_Vie (2095) – helmisflorin, internet, 2009.

3.Bb2 d5 4.Be5+= d4 (4...Nc6 5.Bb2+=) 5.Nf3 Nc6 6.Bg3 Bd6 7.Bd6 Qd6 8.c3 dc3 9.Nc3 Be6 10.e3 0–0–0 11.d4 Bd5 (11...Nf6!?+/–) 12.Nd5+– Qd5 13.Bd3 g6 14.Qc2 Nge7 15.0–0 h5 16.Rac1 h4 (16...a6 17.Ne5+–) 17.h3 (better is 17.b5 h3 18.bc6 Nc6+–) 17...Rdf8 (17...a6+–) 18.b5 g5 19.bc6 Nc6 (19...Qc6 20.Bc4+–) 20.Ne5 Rh7 (20...Qe6 21.Nc6 bc6 22.Qa4+–) 21.Nc6 (better is 21.Bf5 Rf5 22.Qf5 Rd7+–) 21...bc6 22.Qc6 Qc6 23.Rc6 f4 (23...Re7+–) 24.Bh7 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (1810) – telucai, Active, 2011.

3.Bb2 Bd6 4.c4 b6 5.d4 Qf6 (5...e4 6.e3=) 6.Qd2 (6.c5 bc5 7.dc5 Bf8+=) 6...Bb7 7.c5 bc5 8.bc5 Be7 9.de5 Qg6 10.Nf3 Bc5 11.g3? (11.Nc3 Ne7=) 11...Nc6 (better is 11...Qb6–+) 12.Bg2= Nge7 13.0–0 0–0 (13...Rd8 14.Nc3=) 14.e3 (14.Qd7 Rad8 15.Qc7–/+) 14...d6 15.ed6 Bd6 (15...Qd6? 16.Qc3 Rf7 17.Rc1+–) 16.Nc3 Qg4 17.Nd5 Nd5 (17...Rab8 18.h3 Qg6 19.Rfd1=) 18.Qd5 Kh8 19.Qd1 Rad8 20.Qe2 Ne5 21.Nd4 Bg2+= 22.Qg4 Ng4 23.Kg2= Bc5? 24.Ne6+– Rd2 25.Bg7 Kg8 26.Bf8 Bf8 27.Nf8 Ne3+/– 28.Kg1 Nf1 29.Kf1 Kf8+= 30.Rc1 Rd7 31.Rc5 Rf7 32.Ra5 Ke8 33.Ra7+– Rd7 34.a4 Kd8 35.a5 Rd1 36.Kg2 Ra1 37.Ra8 Kd7 38.a6 Kc6 39.a7 Kb7 40.Rh8 Ka7 41.Rh7 Kb6 42.Rf7 Ra5 43.h4 Re5 44.h5 c5 45.h6 c4 46.Rf8 Kb7?? 47.Rd8 c3?? 48.Rd1 Re6 49.h7 Rh6 50.Rc1 Rh7 51.Rc3 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (1710) – Petrov Genadij Konstantinovic, Active, 2012.

3.Bb2 e4 4.f3 ef3 5.Nf3 b6 6.g3 Bb7 7.Bg2 Nf6 8.0–0 a5 9.c3 ab4 10.ab4 Ra1 11.Ba1 c5 12.bc5 Bc5 13.d4 Bd6 14.e3 (14.Qb3 Rf8+=) 14...0–0 15.Nbd2 Nc6 16.Qc2 Ng4 17.Re1 Qg5?? (better is 17...Qc7 18.Qb3 Kh8=) 18.Ng5 Re8 (18...Nh6 19.Qb3 Kh8 20.d5+–) 19.e4 (better is 19.Qb3!? Re6 20.Ne6 Na5 21.Qb6 de6 22.Qd6 Kf7+–) 19...fe4 20.Nge4 (better is 20.Qb3 Re6 21.Ne6 Na5 22.Qb6 Be7 23.Qa5 e3+–) 20...Ba3 21.Bb2 Bf8 22.h3 Nh6 23.Nf3 Nf5 24.Qb3 Kh8 25.g4 Nfe7 26.Neg5 Na5 27.Nf7 Kg8 28.Nh6 Kh8 29.Qg8! Ng8 30.Nf7 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (1935) – maregua, Active, 2011.

3.Bb2 Nf6 +=.

3.e3 d5 4.Bb2 Bd6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.a3 d5 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.e3 f5).

3.e4 Ne7 A) 4.Bc4 A1) 4...a5 5.b5 fe4 6.Qh5 Ng6 7.Bd5; A2) 4...c6 5.ef5 Nf5 6.Bb2 d6 7.Qh5; A3) 4...d5 5.ed5 Nd5 6.Nf3 Nf4 7.d4; B) 4.Nc3 B1) 4...a5 5.b5 d5 6.ed5 Nd5 7.Bb2; B2) 4...d5 5.ed5 Nd5 6.Bb2 Nc3 7.Bc3; C) 4.ef5 Nf5 5.Nf3 d6 6.Nc3 Be7 7.Bc4.

3.e4 Nf6 4.ef5 d5 5.g4 a5 6.g5 ab4 7.gf6+/– Qf6 8.Qh5 Qf7 9.Qf7 Kf7 10.Bg2 c6 11.Bh3 Bd6 12.Bb2 ba3+= 13.Nf3 Kf6 14.Na3 Na6 15.Rg1 g6 16.Ng5 Nb4 17.Kd1 h6 18.Nh7 Rh7 19.Rg6 Ke7 20.Rd6! Kd6 21.Nb5! cb5 1–0. Karl Gill – Gary K, ChessWorld.net, 2009.

3.Bb2 d6

(--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.a3 f5).

4.c4 Nf6 5.e3 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.e3 f5 4.a3 Nf6 5.c4).

4.d4 e4 5.e3 Nf6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.e3 f5 4.a3 Nf6 5.d4 e4).

4.e3 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.e3 f5 4.a3).

4.Nf3 Nf6 5.e3 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.e3 f5 4.a3 Nf6 5.Nf3).

4.g3 Nf6 5.Bg2 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.g3 f5 4.Bg2 Nf6 5.a3).

3.e3 Nf6

4.Bb2 d6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.e3 f5 4.a3 Nf6).

4.Bb2 Bd6 5.Bc4 c6 (5...e4 6.Nc3=) 6.Nf3 Qe7 7.Ba2 (7.Nh4 g6=) 7...Bc7 8.c4 0–0 9.Nc3 a6 (9...e4 10.Nd4 d6 11.0–0=) 10.c5 (10.d4 e4 11.Nd2 Kh8=) 10...Kh8 11.d4 ed4 (11...e4 12.Ng5=) 12.Qd4+= Ng4 (12...d5 13.cd6 Bd6 14.Rd1+=) 13.h3 Ne5 14.Na4 Nf3 (better is 14...Ng6+/–) 15.gf3+– d5? (15...Qg5 16.0–0–0 Qf6+–) 16.cd6! Bd6 (16...Bd6 17.Rg1 Decoy; 16...Qd6 17.Qg7 mate Mate attack) 17.Rg1 Nd7 (17...Rf6 18.Qf6!! Qf6 (18...gf6?? 19.Rg8) 19.Bf6 Bf8+–) 18.Qg7 Qg7 19.Bg7 1–0. Cirulis,Ilmars (1700) – Koivuniemi,Raimo (2000), FICGS, 2015.

4.Bb2 e4 5.Ne2 =.

4.h3 c5 5.bc5 Bc5 6.Bb2 d6 (6...Nc6 7.Nf3 e4 8.d4=+) 7.g3 (7.d4 ed4 8.ed4 Bb6=) 7...a6 (7...0–0 8.d4 ed4 9.Bd4 Bd4 10.Qd4=+) 8.Bg2 Nc6 9.d4 Bb6 (9...Qb6 10.Bc6 Qc6 11.Rh2 ed4 12.ed4=+) 10.de5 de5 (10...Ba5 11.Bc3 Bc3 12.Nc3=) 11.Qd8 Bd8 12.Nc3 (better is 12.Bc6!? bc6 13.Be5+=) 12...e4 13.Nge2 0–0 (13...Na5 14.0–0–0=+) 14.Rd1 (14.0–0–0 Bc7=) 14...Be6 (14...Na5 15.f3 Nc4 16.Bc1=+) 15.Nf4 Bc4 16.Ncd5 (16.g4!?=) 16...Ba5=+ 17.c3 (17.Bc3 Nd5 18.Nd5 Bd5 19.Ba5 Na5 20.Rd5 Nc4=+) 17...g5 (17...Nd5!? 18.Nd5 Ne5–+) 18.Nf6=+ Rf6 19.Ne2 (19.Nd5!? Re6 20.Nb4=+) 19...Ne5–+ 20.Ba1 Nd3 21.Kf1 Re8 22.Kg1 Ne5 (better is 22...b5!?–+) 23.Nd4=+ g4 24.hg4= fg4 25.Be4+= Ng6? 26.Bg6 26...Rg6+/– 27.Rh4 b5 28.Nf5 Bd8 29.Nh6 (29...Kf8 30.Rh2=). beammeupscotty (2115) – malaysianisme, net–chess.com, 2004.

4.h3 d5 5.Bb2 Bd6 6.c4 =+.

3.e4 d6

4.Nc3 Nf6 5.Bd3 fe4 6.Ne4 Be7 7.Nf6.

4.ef5 Bf5 5.Nc3 Nf6 6.Nf3 (6.Qf3 Qc8 7.Bd3 Be6=) 6...Be7 (6...Nc6 7.d4=) 7.d4 (7.Bd3!? e4 8.Nd4=) 7...e4–/+ 8.Nh4 Bc8 (8...Be6 9.g3+=) 9.Be2 0–0 10.0–0 Ne8 11.Bc4? (better is 11.g3!? Bh4 12.gh4 Qh4 13.f3+=) 11...Kh8–/+ 12.g3 (12.f3 Bh4 13.fe4 Nd7–/+) 12...Bh4 13.Qh5?? (better is 13.gh4!? Qh4 14.Qe2–+) 13...Bf6 (13...Be7 14.d5 (14.Ne4 Rf5 15.Qe2 d5–+) 14...Nf6 15.Qd1–+) 14.Be3 (14.Ne4 Bd4 15.c3 Bf5–+) 14...g6 (14...Be7 15.Nd5 (15.Ne4?? Rf5 16.Qe2 d5–+) 15...Rf5 16.Qd1–+) 15.Qe2 Bg7 16.Bd5 (16.Ne4 Nc6 17.Bg5 Qd7–+) 16...Nf6 17.Be4 Ne4 18.Ne4 Bf5 19.f3 Qe8 20.Nf2 (20.c3 Nc6–+) 20...Qa4 21.Rfc1 (21.g4 Bc2 22.Rac1 Bb3 23.Rc7 Nc6–+) 21...Nc6 22.c3 Rae8 23.Qd2 Qb3 24.g4 (24.Rf1 Ne7 25.g4 Nd5–+) 24...Bd7 25.f4 Qc4 26.h3 (26.f5 gf5 27.g5 Qd5–+) 26...Ne7 27.Nd3 (27.Qd3 Qd3 28.Nd3 Nd5–+) 27...Bb5 (27...Nd5!? 28.Nb2 Qb3 29.Nd1–+) 28.Nb2 Qe2 (28...Qb3 29.a4 Nd5 30.Nd1–+) 29.a4 (29.Qe2 Be2 30.Re1 Ba6–+) 29...Qd2 (29...Nd5!? 30.Qe2 Be2 31.Bd2 Nb4 32.cb4 Bd4 33.Kg2 Bb2 34.Bc3 Bc3 35.Rc3 Rf4 36.Rc7 Rb4 37.Rac1–+) 30.Bd2 Bd7 (30...Be2 31.Rc2 Nd5 32.Re1–+) 31.Re1 Nd5 32.Re8 (32.b5 h5–+) 32...Re8 33.Kf2 (33.Nc4 a6–+) 33...Nb4! 34.Re1 (34.cb4 Bd4 Double attack) 34...Re1 35.Be1 (35.Ke1 Nd5–+) 35...Nc2 36.Bd2 (36.Ke2 h5 37.f5 Ne1 38.Ke1 gf5 39.gh5 Kh7–+) 36...Nd4! 37.cd4 (37.Ke1 Nb3–+) 37...Bd4 38.Be3 Bb2 39.Ba7 Ba4 40.Ke3 (40.Kg3 c5–+) 40...c5 41.Bb8 (41.Ke4 Bc6 42.Kd3 Bc1–+) 41...d5 42.f5 (42.Bd6 Bd4 43.Kd3 Kg7–+) 42...gf5 43.gf5 (43.Bd6 fg4 44.hg4 Bd4 45.Kd3 Bd7–+) 43...Kg8 44.Bd6 (44.Ba7 Bd4 45.Kf3 b5–+) 44...Bd4 45.Kf4 c4 0–1. Ivanets,Vladimir – Usmanov,Ilnur, 5th Cup Governov B, 2009. (=1.a3 e5 2.b4 f5)

4.ef5 Bf5 5.Qf3 Qc8 6.Bc4 Nf6 7.d3.

2...f6

3.c4 c5 4.b5 =.

3.c4 c6 4.e3 d5 5.Qb3 (5.Nc3 Ne7=) 5...Be6 6.Nc3 Ne7 7.Bb2 Nf5 (7...Nd7 8.Nf3=) 8.cd5 Bd5 (8...cd5 9.Bd3=) 9.Nd5 Qd5 10.Qc2 Nd6 11.Nf3 (11.Ne2 Nd7+=) 11...Be7 12.d4 Nd7 (12...e4!? 13.Nd2 Nd7=) 13.de5+/– Ne5 14.Be5 (14.Ne5!? fe5 15.Rd1+/–) 14...fe5= 15.Rd1 Qe6 16.Qc5 Qa2? (16...Nb5!? 17.Qc1 Nd6=) 17.Rd6 (better is 17.Qe5!? Nf7 18.Qg7 Qa3 19.Bd3+/–) 17...Bd6+/– 18.Qd6 Qa1 19.Ke2 Qa2? (19...Qb2 20.Qd2 Qa3 21.Ne5+/–) 20.Qd2 (20.Nd2 Qd5 21.Qd5 cd5+–) 20...Qc4? (better is 20...Qa3 21.Ne5 Rd8+/–) 21.Ke1+– Qb3 22.Bd3?? (22.Qc1 Qd5 23.Bc4 Qd6+–) 22...Rd8? (better is 22...0–0–0 23.Bf5 Kb8+/–) 23.Ne5+– Qa3 24.Ke2 Qb3 25.Rd1 Qd5 (25...Rf8 26.Kf1+–) 26.Nf3 (26.Qc3 Qa2 27.Kf1 Qe6+–) 26...0–0 (26...Qb3 27.Bg6 Ke7 28.Bd3+–) 27.Qc2 (27.Bh7!? Kh8 28.Bd3 Qh5+–) 27...Qh5 (27...Kh8 28.Kf1+–) 28.Qc4 (28.Qa2!? Kh8 29.Qa7 Qf7+–) 28...Kh8 29.Qh4 (29.h3 a6+–) 29...Qh4 30.Nh4 Rd5 31.Nf5! g6 (31...Rdf5 32.Bf5; 31...Rff5 32.e4) 32.Nd4 Rfd8 (32...Rh5 33.h3+–) 33.Bc4 R5d6 34.Ra1 b5 (34...a6 35.Kf3+–) 35.Bb3 R8d7 36.Rc1 1–0. Eremin,Mikhail – Avanesov,Roman, Ryazan Region Championship FL, 2010.

3.c4 Ne7 4.Nc3 c6 5.g3 d6 6.Bg2 Nf5 7.e3 Be7 8.Nge2 0–0 9.0–0 Be6 10.d3 Nd7 11.Bb2 Rc8 12.e4 b6?? 13.f4?? Ne3–/+ 14.Qd2 Ng2 15.Kg2=+ Qe8 16.f5= Bf7 17.a4 a5 18.b5 d5 19.g4?? de4 20.Ne4=+ Nc5 21.Qe3 cb5 22.ab5 Bd8?? 23.Ba3 Qd7+= 24.Bc5 Re8?? 25.Ba3+– h6 26.Nd6 (26...Bc7 27.Ne8 Re8 28.Rfd1+–) 1–0. renegade – aliwood, internet, 2005.

3.d4 d6 4.e3 Nd7 5.Bb2 Qe7 6.c4 Nb6 7.c5 Nd5 8.de5 de5? 9.Qd5 c6 10.Qb3 Nh6 11.Qa4 Bg4 12.Be2 Bf5 13.Nc3 e4 14.Nd5 (14...Qf7 15.Nb6+–) 1–0. Scarian – aliwood, internet, 2005.

3.e4 a5 =.

3.e4= Nc6 4.Bc4+=.

3.e4 d5 4.ed5 Qd5 5.Nc3 Qf7 6.Nf3 Be6 7.Bd3 Ne7 8.Be4 Nd5 9.0–0 Nc3 10.dc3 c6 11.Be3 Be7 12.Bd3 Nd7 13.Re1 0–0 14.Qe2 Rad8 15.Ba7+= g6 16.Nd4+/– Bd5 17.c4+– Be6 18.Ne6 Qe6 19.Be3 f5 20.c5 Bf6?? 21.Bc4 (21...Nc5 22.Bc5+–) 1–0. b4_player – opponent, gamecolony.com, 2007.

3.e4= Bd6 4.Nf3+= Nc6 5.Nh4 f5 6.Nf5+/– Bf8 7.b5 Nce7 8.Bb2 d6 9.Ne3 d5 10.ed5 Nd5 11.Qh5 Ke7 12.Bc4 Ndf6 13.Qe5 (13...Kd7 14.Qe6#) 1–0. Wall,Bill – DrummerBoy, internet, 2003.

3.Bb2

3.Bb2 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.a3).

3.Bb2 d5 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.a3 d5).

3.e4 c5

4.c3 cb4 5.ab4 a6 6.Bc4 b5 7.Bg8 Rg8 8.Qh5 g6 9.Qh7 Rg7 10.Qh4 Bb7 11.d3 Nc6 12.Nf3 1–0. pillsbury (2145) – israelflavio (2445), net–chess.com, 2014.

4.c3 cb4 5.ab4 d5 6.ed5 Qd5 =.

4.c3 cb4 5.cb4 d5 6.d4 ed4 7.Qd4= de4 8.Qe4 Qe7 9.Bd3 Nc6 10.Nf3 Bg4 11.0–0+= Qe4 12.Be4 Bf3 13.Bf3+/– Nge7 14.Nc3 Kf7 15.Rd1+/– Rd8 16.Be3 Rd1 17.Rd1 g6 18.Rd7+– b6? 19.Bc6 (19...Ke6 20.Ba4+–) 1–0. Steingraeber,Barbara (1770) – von Rosenberg,Clemens (1670), E7Kl033 DESC, 2002.

4.c3 d5 5.ed5 Qd5 6.d3 =.

4.bc5 Bc5 5.Bc4 Ne7 =.

4.Nf3 cb4 5.ab4 Bb4 6.c3 +=.

4.Nf3 Nh6 5.Bc4 b5 (5...cb4!? 6.c3 Qc7+/–) 6.Bb5+– Ba6 (6...Nc6 7.Nc3+–) 7.Ba6 Na6 8.b5 Nc7 9.c4 Be7 (9...Bd6 10.d3 Ng8 11.Nc3+–) 10.0–0 0–0 11.d3 Nf7 12.Nc3 Ne6 13.h4 Nd4 (13...Nd6 14.h5+–) 14.Nd5 Nd6 (14...f5 15.Nd4 cd4 16.ef5 Bh4 17.Qg4+–) 15.Nd4 ed4 16.h5 h6 (16...f5 17.e5 Nf7 18.h6 Ne5 19.hg7+–) 17.Qg4 f5 (17...Nf7 18.Bd2 Re8 19.f4+–) 18.Qg6 Kh8 (18...fe4 19.Bh6 Rf7 20.Bf4 Rf4 21.Nf4+–) 19.Bf4 Ne8 20.ef5 Nf6 (20...Bg5 21.Bh2 Bh4 22.Qg4+–) 21.Nc7 Rc8 22.Rfe1 Nh7 (22...Rg8 23.Qf7 Bf8 24.Nd5+–) 23.Nd5 Bf6 (23...Bg5 24.Bd6+–) 24.Bd6 Rg8 25.a4 Qa5 26.Re2 a6 (26...Bg5+–) 27.b6 Rc6 (27...Nf8 28.Qf7 Nh7 29.b7+–) 28.b7 Rd6 29.Re8 Rb6 30.Qf7 (30.Qf7 Re8 31.Qe8 Nf8 32.Nf4 Kh7 33.Ng6 Be7 34.Qe7 Ng6 35.fg6 Rg6 36.hg6 Kg6 37.b8Q Qe1 38.Re1 d6 39.Qbe8 Kf5 40.Qg7 d5 41.Qee5#) 1–0. Trokenheim,Marek (1780) – Kalinin,Vyacheslav, SB–2012–0–00228, 2012.

2...Qf6

3.Bb2 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Qf6 3.a3).

3.Nc3 c6 4.e4 a5 5.b5 Bc5 6.Nf3 Nh6 (6...d6 7.Na4=) 7.Na4 (7...d6 8.Nc5 dc5 9.Bb2+=) +=. MickeyMouse – SweeneyTod, ChessWorld.net, 2002.

3.Nc3 d6 =.

3.e4 a5 4.b5 =.

3.e4 Bc5 4.bc5 Nh6 (4...Qc6 5.Ne2+–) 5.Bb2 (5.Nc3 Na6+–) 5...d6 6.f4 (better is 6.cd6!? cd6 7.Qf3 Qg6+–) 6...Qf4 7.Nc3 Ng4 (7...dc5 8.g3 Qf6 9.Nd5+–) 8.h3 (better is 8.Qf3 Qh6 9.h3+–) 8…Qf2# 0–1. Gregor123 – Nordy@, mySchach.de, 2004.

3.e4 d6 4.Nc3 Be6 (4...a5 5.b5=) 5.Nf3+= Nh6 (5...Nc6 6.Bb5=) 6.d4 Nc6? (better is 6...ed4 7.Nb5 Qe7+/–) 7.d5+– Bd7 8.dc6 Bc6 9.Bb5 Bb5 10.Nb5 Qe7 11.Bh6 gh6 12.0–0 a6 13.Nc3 Bg7 14.Nd5 Qd7 15.Nh4 c6 16.Nb6 Qd8 17.Na8 Qa8 18.Nf5 Bf6 19.Nd6 Ke7 20.Nf5 Kf8 21.Qd6 Kg8 22.Qf6 b5 23.Qg7 1–0. Anna_Goldberg (1720) – BF, internet, 2007.

3.e4 Nh6 4.h3 (4.Nc3 Nc6=) 4...Nc6 5.Nf3 a5 6.b5 Nd4 7.Be2 Nf3 8.Bf3 c6 9.a4 cb5 10.ab5 Bc5 11.0–0 d6 12.d3 Qg6 13.c4 (better is 13.Bh5!? Qe6 14.Nc3=) 13...Bh3–/+ 14.Bh6 gh6 15.Kh2 Be6 16.Nc3 Bd4 17.Rc1 (17.Ra3 Bc3 18.Bh5 Qf6 19.Rc3 Qh4 20.Kg1 Rg8–/+) 17...Rg8–/+ 18.g3? (better is 18.Nd5 Bd5 19.cd5–/+) 18...Be3?? (better is 18...Bf2 19.g4 Be3–+) 19.Bh5–/+ Qg5 20.Nd5?? Bd5 21.fe3 Qg3 22.Kh1 Qg2 0–1. The Enchanter – monas, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

3.e4 c5

4.Bb2 cb4=+ 5.ab4 (5.Nf3 Nc6=+) 5...Bb4 6.Nf3 (6.Nc3 Bc3 7.Bc3 Nc6=+) 6...d6 (6...Nc6 7.Ra4 Qg6 8.Ne5 Qe4 9.Qe2 Qe2 10.Be2 Ne5 11.Be5=) 7.c3= Bc5 8.Bc4 (8.d4 Bb6=) 8...Bg4 (8...Qg6 9.d4 Bb6 10.Nbd2=+) 9.Be2 (9.d4 ed4 10.cd4 Bb4 11.Bc3 Bf3 12.gf3 Nc6 13.Bb4 Nb4 14.Qa4 Nc6=) 9...Nh6 (9...Nc6 10.Ra4–/+) 10.0–0 (10.d4 ed4 11.cd4 Bf3 12.Bf3 Nc6+=) 10...0–0 (10...Nc6 11.Ra4–/+) 11.d4=+ Bf3 (11...Bb6 12.Nbd2=+) 12.Bf3 ed4 (12...Bb6 13.Na3=+) 13.cd4= Nd7 (13...Bb4 14.Qb3 a5 15.Nc3=) 14.Qd2 (better is 14.e5!? Ne5 15.de5 de5 16.Qc2+/– (16.Bb7 Rab8–/+)) 14...Bb6= 15.Nc3 (better is 15.Rd1=) 15...Ba5?? (better is 15...Qd4 16.Qe2 Ne5–/+) 16.Ra5+– b6 17.Raa1 a5 18.Nd5 Qh4 19.g3 Qh3 20.Bg2 Qh5 21.Nf4 Qg5 22.Qe2 Ng4 23.h4 Qe7 24.Qg4 g6 25.Qe2 f5 26.e5 Rac8 27.Bd5 Kh8 28.Ne6 Rfe8 29.Ng5 de5 30.Nf7 Kg7 31.de5 Qb4 32.e6 Kg8 33.Nh6 Kf8 34.Ba3 Qa3 35.Ra3 Re7 36.Re3 Rc5 37.ed7 Rd7 38.Re8 Kg7 39.Nf5! Kf6 40.Qe6 1–0. katrica – ketanmeh, internet, 2007.

4.c3 cb4 5.ab4 a5 6.ba5 Bc5 7.Nf3 g5 8.d4 ed4 9.cd4 Bd6 10.Bg5 Qg6 11.e5 Bb4 12.Ke2 d5 13.g3 b6 14.Qa4 Bd7 15.Qb4 ba5 16.Qc5 Ne7 17.Qe7# 1–0. Duffer – Vical, ICS game chess.net, 1998.

4.Nc3 cb4 5.ab4 d5 6.Nd5 Qd6 +/–.

2...g6

3.Bb2 f6 (--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.a3 g6).

3.Bb2 Nf6 4.Be5 Bg7 5.Bb2 0–0 6.Nf3 Nc6 7.e3 d5 8.Be2 a5 9.b5 Ne7 10.0–0 c6 11.bc6 bc6 12.c4 Rb8 13.Qc1 Ne4 14.Bg7 Kg7 15.d3 Nf6 16.Nc3 dc4 17.dc4 c5 18.Rb1 Be6 19.Rd1 Qc7 20.Nb5 Qc6 21.Rd6 Qa8 22.Ne5 Ne4 23.Bf3 Rfd8?? 24.Rd8 Rd8 25.Qb2 Kg8 26.Nc3 f5 27.Ne4 fe4 28.Be2 Nf5 29.Qb6 Qc8 30.Nc6 Rd2 31.Ne7?? Ne7–+ 32.h3?? Re2 0–1. Fournier,Frederic (1980) – EstevezEmilio (1945), Active (5/0), 2004.

3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 Nf6 5.Nf3 d6 6.d4 ed4 7.Nd4 c5 8.Nb3 cb4 9.ab4 0–0 10.Ra4 Re8 11.f3 d5 12.Be3 Nh5 13.Nd5 Qh4 14.Bf2 Qg5 15.h4 Qe5 16.Bb5 Rd8 17.Bb6 Qg3 18.Kf1 Nf4 19.Ne7 Kh8 20.Qd8 Bf8 21.Qf8 1–0. mtrc – thomasm, internet, 2002.

3.c4 a5 4.Bb2 Bg7 5.Nc3 ab4 6.ab4 Ra1 7.Ba1 (7.Qa1 Nc6 8.Qa4 Nf6=) 7...Ne7 (7...Nf6 8.Nf3+=) 8.e3 d5 (8...0–0 9.Qb3=) 9.cd5 (9.Qa4 Bd7 10.Qa8 dc4 11.Bc4 Nf5+=) 9...Nd5 10.Qb3 (10.Qa4 Bd7 11.b5 Be6+=) 10...Nb6+= 11.Nf3 0–0 12.Be2 (12.Ne4 Be6 13.Qc2 N8d7+=) 12...e4 13.Nd4 (13.Ne4 Qd5 Double attack (13...Ba1 Pinning; 13...Ba1 Deflection; 13...Qd5 Decoy; 13...Ba1 Clearance)) 13...Qg5 (13...Bd4 14.ed4 Re8 15.d5+=) 14.g3 (better is 14.Ne4!? Qg2 15.Bf3+=) 14...Qe7+= 15.0–0 Bh3 (15...Bd4 16.ed4 Nc6 17.Nb5+=) 16.Re1 N8d7 17.Bb2 ½–½. Zhou Jianchao (2580) – Zhao Jun (2575), Zhongshan CHN, FIDE zt, 2014. (=1.c4 e5 2.a3 g6 3.b4 a5)

3.c4 Nf6 4.Nc3 d5 (4...d6 5.e4 Nc6 6.Nf3 Be6 7.d3 Be7 8.Be2 a5+=; 4...a5 5.b5 Bg7 6.e4 d6 7.Nf3 Nbd7 8.Be2 Nc5+=; 4...Nc6 5.e4 Nd4 6.Nf3 d6 7.Be2 a5 8.b5 Bh6=) 5.cd5 Nd5 6.Bb2 Bg7 7.Nd5 Qd5 8.e3 a5 =.

3.e4 a5 A) 4.Bb2 d6 5.d4 Bg7 6.de5 Nd7 7.Nf3 Ne5 8.Ne5 Be5 9.Be5=; B) 4.b5 Nf6 5.Nc3 Bg7 6.Qf3 d6 7.Bc4 Nbd7 8.Na4 Nf8 9.Ne2=.

3.e4= b6 4.Nc3 Bg7 5.Nf3 Bb7 6.Bb5 a6 7.Bc4 b5 8.Bb3 Ne7 9.Ng5 Ng8?? 10.Nf7+– Qe7 11.Nh8 Bh8 12.Bg8 Qh4 13.0–0 d5 14.Bd5 c6 15.Qf3 cd5 16.ed5 Bd5 17.Qd5 Ra7 18.Re1 Re7 19.Ne4 Nd7 20.Nd6 Kf8 21.Qa8 Re8 22.Qe8 Kg7 23.Qf7 Kh6 24.d3 Kh5 25.Qh7 Kg4 26.f3 (26.Re4) 1–0. erch – toon magpie, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

3.h3 Bg7 4.e4 Nf6 5.Nc3 0–0 6.Bc4 (6.Nge2 d5 7.ed5 Nd5 8.Nd5 Qd5=+) 6...c6 (6...Ne4 7.Ne4 d5 8.Bd5 Qd5 9.d3=+) 7.d3 d5 8.ed5 (8.Bb3 d4 9.Nce2 a5=) 8...cd5 9.Bb3 a6 (9...a5 10.Qf3=+) 10.Bg5 Qd6 (better is 10...Be6!?=+) 11.Bf6+= Bf6 (11...Qf6 12.Nd5 Qd6 13.Ne2+=) 12.Nd5 (12.Bd5 Qc7 13.Nge2 Rd8+/–) 12...Nc6 (12...Bg7 13.Rb1+=) 13.Nf6 Qf6 14.Qf3 Nd4?? (better is 14...Bf5 15.Rd1 a5 16.ba5 Ra5=) 15.Qf6+– 1–0. valerypavlovich (2120) – losertoo (1860), net–chess.com, 2006.

3.h4 Nf6 4.Bb2 d6 5.e3 Bg7 6.c4 0–0 7.Be2 a5 8.Nc3 (8.h5 g5+=) 8...Na6 (8...ab4 9.ab4 Ra1 10.Ba1+=) 9.h5= Nh5 (9...Bf5 10.g4 Be6 11.g5=) 10.b5 Nc5 11.d4 ed4 12.ed4 Nd7 (12...Ne6 13.Bh5 gh5 14.Qh5=) 13.Bh5 gh5 14.Qh5 Nf6 15.Qd1 (15.Qg5 Re8 16.Nge2 Be6+=) 15...Re8 16.Nge2 c6 (16...d5 17.cd5 Bf5 18.Qb3=) 17.Kf1 (17.Qd3 Bg4=) 17...Bf5 (17...cb5 18.cb5 Bg4 19.Qd2=) 18.Kg1 (18.Ng3 Bg6=) 18...Nd7 (18...cb5 19.Nb5 Bg4 20.f3=) 19.Ng3 Bg6 20.Nh5 Bh8 21.Ne2 (21.Nf4!?+=) 21...cb5 22.cb5 Qg5 23.Bc1 (23.Nc3 Rac8 24.Ng3 Nb6+=) 23...Qb5–/+ 24.Nef4 Rac8 25.Be3 Rc4 26.Rh3 (26.Ng6 fg6 27.Rb1 Qf5–/+) 26...a4 (26...Qa4 27.Qf3–/+) 27.Rg3 (27.Ng6 fg6 28.Rb1 Qf5–/+) 27...Qc6 28.Qg4 Nc5! (28...Bd4?! 29.Ng6 Ba1 30.Qc4 hg6 31.Rg6 Kf8 32.Qc6 bc6 33.Rd6=) 29.Qh4 (29.dc5 Bd4 Double attack (29...Ba1 Pinning; 29...Ba1 Deflection; 29...Bd4 Decoy)) 29...Ne4 (29...Bd4? 30.Bd4 Ne4 31.Nf6 Nf6 32.Bf6 Rf4 33.Qf4+–) 30.Rh3 d5 (30...Bf5 31.g4 Bg6 32.Rd1+=) 31.Ng6 hg6 (worse is 31...Qg6 32.Nf4 Qg7 33.Nd5+/–) 32.Ng3 Bf6 (32...Bd4 33.Bd4 f6 34.Ne4 de4 35.Qh8 Kf7 36.Rh7 Ke6 37.Qf6 Kd5 38.Qg5 Kd6 39.Qg6 Kd5 40.Qg5 Kd4 41.Rd1 Kc3 42.Qd2 Kb3 43.Rb1 Ka3 44.Qb2) 33.Qh6 Rd4 (33...Ng3 34.Qh7 Kf8 35.Rg3–/+) 34.Ne2 (better is 34.Bd4!? Bd4 35.Rf1+=) 34...Rc4–+ 35.Rd1 Nd6?? (better is 35...Bg7 36.Qh7 Kf8–+) 36.Bd4+= Rd4 37.Nd4 Qb6 (37...Qc5 38.Qh7 Kf8 39.Rhd3+=) 38.Nc2= Ne4 39.Ne3 Bg7 40.Qh4 d4 41.Nd5 Qd6 (41...Qd8 42.Qd8 Rd8 43.Nb4–/+) 42.Nf4 (42.Nb4 Qf6+=) 42...f5 (42...Qf6 43.Qf6 Bf6 44.Re1+=) 43.Rb1 b6 44.Nd3 Nc3 (44...Kf7 45.Rb4 Rh8 46.Qf4 Qf4 47.Nf4 Rh3 48.gh3+=) 45.Ra1 (45.Rb4 Kf7=) 45...Kf7 (45...Qf6!?–/+) 46.Qg5+= Qf6 47.Qd2 Re4 48.Kf1 g5 49.Re1 Qe6 (49...Bf8 50.Qb2–/+) 50.Rh7 (50.Rc1 f4 51.Re1 Bf8–/+) 50...Kg6–/+ 51.Rg7 (51.Rh3 Re1 52.Ne1 Qa2 53.Qa2 Na2–/+) 51...Kg7 52.Qg5 Kf7 (52...Qg6 53.Qd8 Qf6 54.Qc7 Kh6 55.g3–/+) 53.Qh5 Ke7 54.Rc1 Qc4 (54...Qf6 55.Qh7 Ke8 56.g3–/+) 55.Qh7 (55.Qg5 Ke8 56.Qh5 Kd8 57.Qh8 Kd7 58.Qh7 Kc6–/+) 55...Kd6 (55...Kd6 56.Qh2 Kc6–/+) 0–1. Cirulis,Ilmars (1980) – Daanen,Aard (2020), FICGS, 2016.

3.h4 Bg7 4.h5 Nf6 (4...d5 5.Bb2+=) 5.h6= Bh6?? (better is 5...Bf8=) 6.Rh6+– Nh5 (6...Nc6 7.Nf3 e4 8.Ng1+–) 7.d4 Qf6 (7...Nc6 8.Nf3 e4 9.Ng5+–) 8.Nc3 d6 (8...ed4 9.Nb5 Qb6 10.Qd4 Qd4 11.Nd4+–) 9.Nd5 Qg7 (9...Qd8 10.Rh5! gh5+–) 10.Nc7 Kd8 11.Na8 g5 (11...Nf4 12.de5 Qe5+–) 12.Rh5 Nc6 13.de5 Qe5 14.Nf3 Qa1 15.Bg5 f6 16.Qa1 1–0. Cirulis,Ilmars (1980) – Goldmund,Heike, FICGS, 2016.

3.Bb2 d6

(--> 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.a3 g6).

4.c4 Bg7 (--> 3.Bb2 Bg7 4.c4 d6).

3.Bb2 Bg7

4.c4 b6 5.e3 Bb7 6.Nf3 d6 7.Be2 Ne7 8.0–0 Nd7 9.Qc2 0–0 10.e4 (10.d4 ed4 11.ed4 d5+=) 10...a5 11.Nc3 f5 12.Ng5 Rf6 13.ef5 Nf5 (13...gf5 14.f4=) 14.Nce4+= Be4 15.Qe4 Ne7 16.Bg4 Nf8 17.f4 (17.Qe2 h6 18.Ne4 Rf7+=) 17...h6 (17...ab4 18.ab4 Ra1 19.Ba1 h5+/–) 18.Nh3+/– Rf7 19.fe5 d5 (19...Rf1 20.Rf1 ab4 21.ed6 (21.ab4?! de5 22.Be5 Be5 23.Qe5 Qd6 24.Qd6 cd6+–) 21...Bb2 22.Be6 (22.Qe7?! Qd6 23.Qd6 cd6 24.ab4 Ra4+=) 22...Ne6 23.Qe6 Kh8 24.de7+–) 20.cd5 Rf1 21.Rf1 Qd5 22.Qd5 Nd5 23.Be6?? (better is 23.b5+–) 23...Ne6–+ 24.Nf2 (24.ba5 Ra5 25.d4 Bf8–+) 24...ab4 25.ab4 Nb4 26.Rc1 c5 27.Bc3 Nc6 28.Ne4 (28.Rb1 Be5 29.Ng4 Bd4 30.Bd4 Ncd4 31.Rb6 h5 32.Nf6 Kg7–+) 28...Be5 29.Be5 Ne5 30.Rf1 (30.Rb1 Ra6–+) 30...Nd3 31.g3 Kg7 32.Rf6 (32.Rb1 Ra6 33.Nf2 Nf2 34.Kf2–+) 32...Ng5 33.Rd6 Ra1 34.Kg2 Ne1 35.Kf2 0–1. Satka,Martin – Mazurkiewicz,Antoni, Brandenburg Seniors op, 2003.

4.c4 c6 5.e3 (5.e4 Nf6=) 5...d5 (5...d6 6.d4=) 6.cd5 cd5 7.Nf3 Nd7 (7...f6 8.d4 e4 9.Nfd2+=) 8.Nc3 (8.Bb5 f6=) 8...Ne7 9.Qb3 Nb6 10.Rc1 (10.Na4 Na4 11.Qa4 Bd7=) 10...a6 (10...0–0 11.d4 ed4 12.Nd4 Bd4 13.ed4=) 11.Be2 (11.d4 e4 12.Nd2 0–0=) 11...0–0 (11...e4 12.Nd4=) 12.0–0 (12.d4 ed4 13.Nd4 Bd4 14.ed4 Nf5=) 12...d4 (12...e4 13.Ne1=) 13.Ne4+= Be6 14.Qc2 Rc8 (14...Bf5 15.d3=) 15.Qb1 (15.Nc5 Bd5+=) 15...Bf5 (15...Na4 16.Rc8 Nc8 17.Ba1=) 16.Rc8 Nec8 17.d3 Be4 (17...Na4 18.Nc5 Nb2 19.Qb2=) 18.de4 de3 19.fe3 Qe7 20.Qa1 Re8 21.Qa2 Nd6 22.Bd3 Rc8 23.Qb3 Nbc4=+ 24.Bc4 Nc4 25.Rc1 b5 26.Nd2 Qg5 27.Nc4= bc4 28.Qc3 Qg4 29.Qc2 Bh6 30.Re1 Qh4 31.g3 Qh5 32.Qf2 Qg5 33.Bc3=+ Rd8 34.h4 Qe7–/+ 35.Kg2 Rd3–+ 36.Bb2 c3 37.Bc1–/+ 0–1. Gross,Wilhelm – Wallrabenstein, BahnAG–DB, 1994.

4.c4 Nh6 5.d4 ed4 6.Bd4 Bd4 7.Qd4 0–0 8.Nf3 d6 9.Nc3 Nf5 10.Qd2 a5 11.b5 Nd7 12.e4 Ng7 13.Rd1 Re8 14.Be2 b6 15.0–0 Bb7 16.Qh6 f6 17.Bd3 Nc5 e4 seems the pivot of the position 18.Rfe1 Re7 19.Bc2 Qf8 20.Re3 Rae8 21.Qh4 Qf7 22.Nd2 h5 23.f4?? (better is 23.Nd5 Re6 24.Qg3+/–) 23...Nf5!–+ 24.ef5 Re3 25.fg6 Qg7?? (better is 25...Qe7 26.Ndb1 Rc3 27.Nc3 Qe3 28.Kf1 Qc3 29.Qh5 Bg2 (29...Qc2?? 30.Qh7 Kf8 31.Qf7; 29...Qc4?! 30.Kg1 Re7 31.g7 Kg7 32.Qh7 Kf8 33.Qh8 Qg8 34.Qf6 Ke8 35.Bg6 Kd7 36.Bf5 Kd8 37.g3–+) 30.Kg2 Qc2 31.Kh1 Re7 32.Qd5 Kg7–+) 26.Nd5–/+ Bd5 27.cd5 Rc3 28.Bf5 Qe7 29.Nf3 Kg7 30.Qh5 Rh8 31.Qg4 Qe3 32.Kf1 Rc1–/+ 33.Re1?? Re1 34.Ne1–+ Rh2 (34...Rh2 35.Qh3 Rh3 36.gh3 Qf4 37.Kg1 Qf5–+) 0–1. Weidt,Frank (2025) – Hager,Eberhard (1715), Augsburg Afro op, 1997. (=1.a3 e5 2.c4 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2)

4.c4 Nh6 5.Nf3 d6 6.d3 Bg4 7.Nbd2 Nd7 8.h3 Bf3 9.Nf3 Qe7 10.e4 0–0 11.g4 f5 12.g5 Nf7 13.Rg1 Nd8 14.h4 Ne6 15.ef5 Rf5 16.Bh3 Rf4 17.Bc1 (better is 17.Qe2!?+=) 17...e4–+ 18.Be6 Qe6 19.Bf4 ef3 20.Kd2 Ba1 21.Qa1 Qe2 22.Kc3 a5 23.Qb2 ab4 24.ab4 Qe6 25.Kb3 (25.Ra1 Re8+=) 25...Qf5 (25...b5 26.Qc3–+) 26.Qd2 Rf8 27.Bg3 Re8 28.Rd1 Re2 29.Qc3 b6 (29...b5!? 30.h5 gh5 31.Ra1–+) 30.Qd4 Nf8 31.Qd5 Kh8 (31...Ne6!?+=) 32.Ra1 Ne6 33.Ra8 Kg7 34.Kc3 Qf7 (better is 34...h6+=) 35.Qc6?? (better is 35.Ra7 h6 36.Bd6 hg5 37.hg5+–) 35...Rc2!!–+ 36.Kc2 Nd4 37.Kc3 Nc6 (37...Nc6 38.b5 Ne7–+) 0–1. Micheli,Carlo (2310) – Eynard,Valdo (1870), Ticino op, 1990. (=1.c4 e5 2.a3 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2)

4.e3 Nc6 5.Be2 (5.Nf3 d6=) 5...d5 6.b5 Nce7 7.Nf3 Qd6 (7...f6 8.0–0=) 8.c4 f6 (8...dc4 9.Bc4 Be6 10.Be6 Qe6 11.Qa4+=) 9.Nc3+= c6 (9...Be6 10.cd5 Nd5 11.d4+=) 10.a4 (10.d4 Bg4+=) 10...Bd7 (10...e4 11.Nd4+=) 11.Ba3 Qe6 12.bc6 (12.Qb3 Rd8+=) 12...Bc6 13.cd5 (13.Nb5 Bb5 14.cb5 Nf5+=) 13...Bd5 (13...Nd5 14.Nb5 Kd8 15.Nd6+=) 14.Nb5 (14...Kd8 15.d4+=; 14.Nd5 Qd5 15.Rc1 e4 16.Bb5 Nc6+/–) 1–0. Apocalypse – moover, internet, 2005.

4.e3 d5 5.c4 Bf5 6.Nf3 Nc6 7.Nc3 (7.cd5 Qd5 8.Nc3 Qd7+=) 7...Nge7 (better is 7...dc4!? 8.e4 Be6=+) 8.cd5 Nd5 9.Nd5 (better is 9.b5 Nce7 10.Nd5 Qd5 11.d4+=) 9...0–0?? (better is 9...Qd5 10.b5 Na5=) 10.Nc3 a6 (10...e4 11.b5 Ne7 12.Nd4 Bd4 13.ed4 Qd4 14.Qc2+–) 11.Be2 e4 12.Ng1 b5 13.Bg4?? Bg4+= 14.Nge2?? Re8 15.h3 Bf5 16.Rb1 Ne5 17.0–0 Nc4 18.Qc2 Qg5 19.g4? Bd7?? 20.Ng3? Nb2 21.Rb2 Bc6 22.Rbb1 Rac8 23.Nce4= Be4 24.Ne4 Qh4 25.Kg2 Re6 26.Ng3 Be5+= 27.f4 Bd6 28.Rf3 c5 29.d3 Ree8 30.Rc1 Rc7 31.Qb2+/– Qh6? 32.Qd2 Be7+/– 33.Rc2 Rd8 34.e4 c4 35.d4 Qg7 36.e5 Rcd7 37.Ne2 Ra8 38.d5 Bd8 39.d6 a5 40.Nd4 ab4 41.ab4 Bb6? 42.Nb5 Rb8 43.Rc4 Qf8 44.Nc7 Rc8 45.Rc6 Bc7 46.Rd3 Bb8+/– 47.b5 Qe8 48.Qc2 Rc6? 49.bc6+– Rd8 50.c7 Bc7 51.dc7 Rd3?? 52.Qd3 Qc6 53.Kg3 Qc7 54.Kh4 Qe7 55.Kg3 Qe8?? 56.Qd6 Qf8 57.Qf8 Kf8 58.Kh4 h6 59.f5 gf5 60.gf5 Kg7 61.Kh5 Kh7 62.e6 fe6 63.fe6 Kg7 64.h4 Kf6 65.Kh6 Ke6 66.Kg6 Ke7 67.Kg7 Ke6 68.h5 Ke7 69.h6 Ke6 70.h7 Ke7 71.h8Q Ke6 72.Qd8 Ke5 73.Kg6 Ke6 74.Qa5 Ke7 75.Qd5 Ke8 76.Kf6 (76...Kf8 77.Qf7; 76.Qf7 Kd8 77.Kf6 Kc8 78.Qa7 Kd8 79.Ke6 Kc8 80.Kd6 Kd8 81.Qd7) 1–0. mgriffin (1690) – jhforry (1620), net–chess.com, 2001.

4.e3 d5 5.Nf3 Nd7 6.c4 Ne7 7.cd5 Nd5 8.Bc4 c6 (8...N5b6 9.Be2=) 9.Qb3+= N7b6 10.Be2 (10.Ne5 Qg5 11.Nc6 Qg2 12.Rf1 Bb2 13.Qb2–+) 10...Qd6 11.Nc3 Nc3 12.Bc3 (12.dc3 Bf5=) 12...Be6 13.Qc2 f5 14.0–0 0–0 15.d3 Nd5 16.Bb2 a5 17.ba5 Ra5 18.d4 e4 19.Nd2 Qe7 20.Nb3 Raa8 21.Nc5 Rfe8 (21...Bf7 22.Rab1=) 22.Ne6 Qe6 23.Bc4 Bf8 24.Qb3 (24.a4 Ra7=) 24...Red8 (24...b5!? 25.Be2 f4+=) 25.a4= (25.Qb7? Rdb8 26.Qb8 Rb8–+) 25...Rd7 26.Ba3 Bh6 27.g3 g5 28.Bd5 (28.Rfb1 f4+=) 28...cd5 (worse is 28...Rd5 29.Qb7 Ra4 30.Bc5 Ra1 31.Ra1+/–; 28...Qd5?! 29.Qc2+=) 29.Bc5 f4 30.Qb1 (30.Kh1 f3+=) 30...Ra6 31.Qd1 (31.Qb5 f3 32.Rfb1 Qh3+=) 31...fe3 (31...Qh3 32.Kh1 f3–+) 32.fe3= g4 33.Qe2 Rf7 34.a5 Qg6 0–1. Krivoshapko,Alexander – Toder,Alexander, Omsk Russia, Summer Open, 2013.

4.e3 d5 5.Nf3 Bg4 6.c4 (6.Be2 Nd7 7.0–0=) 6...Nf6 (better is 6...Bf3!? 7.Qf3 e4 8.Qe4 de4 9.Bg7 Nf6 10.Bh8 a5=+) 7.Be5+= Nc6 8.Bf6 Qf6 9.d4 dc4 (9...Qe7 10.Kd2 0–0–0 11.Nc3 dc4 12.Kc1 Bd4 13.ed4 Nd4 14.Qd4 Rd4 15.Nd4–+) 10.Bc4 0–0 11.Nbd2 Rad8 12.0–0 a6 (12...Rfe8 13.b5 Na5 14.Be2+/–) 13.Qc2 Bf5 (13...Rfe8 14.Ne4 Qf5 15.Nfg5+–) 14.Bd3 Ne7 (better is 14...Bd3!? 15.Qd3 Rfe8+/–) 15.Bf5+– Qf5 (15...Nf5 16.Qc7 b5 17.Ne4+–) 16.Qc7 Qd7 (16...Rd7 17.Qg3+–) 17.Rac1 Nd5 18.Qd7 Rd7 19.Rc2 f5 20.Rfc1 Re8 21.Nb3 (21.Nc4 Rdd8+–) 21...b6 22.h3 (22.Nbd2 Kf8+–) 22...Rdd8 (22...Kf7 23.Ng5 Kg8 24.Nd2+–) 23.g3 (23.Nbd2 Kf8+–) 23...h6 (23...Kf8 24.Rc6+–) 24.Nbd2 Kf7 25.Nc4. pierre – anrolga, internet, 2006.

4.e3 d5 5.f4 f6 6.Nf3 Bg4 (6...ef4 7.ef4 Qd6 8.Nc3=) 7.h3 (7.Be2 Ne7=) 7...Bf3 8.Qf3 Ne7 9.g4 (9.e4 c6=) 9...e4 10.Qg3 Qd6 (10...a5 11.b5=) 11.c4 (11.Nc3 Nd7=) 11...dc4 12.Bc4 Nd7 (better is 12...Qc6!? 13.Bb3 a5=) 13.Nc3+/– Nb6 (13...Qc6 14.Bb5 Qe6 15.f5+/–) 14.Ne4 Qc6 15.Bd3 0–0–0 (15...Rd8 16.Rc1 Qe6 17.Bd4 Rd4 18.ed4+/–) 16.Rc1 Qd5 17.Nf2 Qa2 (17...Rhe8 18.f5 Rd7 19.Qf4+/–) 18.Bc3 (18.Bd4 Kb8+/–) 18...Ned5 (18...Qa3 19.0–0 Kb8 20.f5+=) 19.f5 (19.Bd4 Kb8+/–) 19...Na4 (better is 19...Nc3!? 20.Rc3 Nd5+=) 20.Bd4 (20.Ra1 Qb3 21.Bd4 Ne7+–) 20...Qa3 21.0–0 (21.Ra1!? Qb4 22.fg6 Rhe8+–) 21...Qb4+/– 22.Rc4 Qa5 23.Ra1 (23…b5 24.Rc5 Qd2 25.Rb5+/–) 1–0. Bahnsen,Benjamin – Bracker,Dustin, Schleswig Holstein–ch U20 VR, 1997.

4.e4 d6 5.Bc4 c6 (5...Qe7 A) 6.Nf3 Nf6 (6...Nd7 7.Nc3 Nb6 8.Bb3 Nf6 9.0–0 0–0 10.Qe2 Bd7 11.a4 a5; 6...Be6 7.Be6 fe6 8.Nc3 Nf6 9.0–0 Nc6 10.Qe2 a6 11.Qe3 0–0) 7.Nc3 0–0 8.0–0 Nbd7 9.Qe2 Nb6 10.Bb3 Bd7 11.a4 a5; B) 6.Qe2 Nf6 (6...Nc6 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.Nc3 Bg4 9.Nd5 Nd5 10.Bd5 0–0 11.0–0 a6; 6...Nd7 7.Nc3 Nb6 8.Bb5 c6 9.Bd3 Nf6 10.Nf3 Nh5 11.0–0 Nf4; 6...Be6 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.Be6 fe6 9.0–0 0–0 10.Nc3 Nc6 11.Qd3 Nh5) 7.Nc3 a5 8.b5 Nbd7 9.Nf3 0–0 10.0–0 Nc5 11.h3 Bd7; C) 6.h3 Nf6 (6...Nc6 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.Nc3 0–0 9.0–0 Nd4 10.Re1 Be6 11.Nd5 Nd5; 6...Be6 7.Qe2 Nf6 8.Nf3 Nh5 9.Be6 fe6 10.0–0 Nf4 11.Qe3 0–0; 6...Nd7 7.Nc3 Ngf6 8.Nf3 0–0 9.0–0 Nb6 10.Bb3 Be6 11.Be6 fe6; 6...Bd7 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.Nc3 Nc6 9.0–0 0–0 10.Re1 Nd4 11.Nd4 ed4) 7.Nc3 Be6 8.Qe2 Nh5 9.Be6 fe6 10.Qc4 Nc6 11.Nge2 0–0; D) 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.Nf3 0–0 8.0–0 Nbd7 9.Bb3 Nb6 10.Qe2 Bd7 11.a4 a5; 5...Nf6 6.Nc3 Qe7 (6...0–0 7.Nf3 Nc6 8.0–0 Nd4 9.Nd4 ed4 10.Nb5 Ne4 11.Bd4 c6; 6...Nbd7 7.Nf3 0–0 8.Bb3 Nb8 9.0–0 Nc6 10.Re1 Bd7 11.Nd5 Nd5; 6...Nc6 7.Nf3 0–0 8.0–0 Nd4 9.h3 Be6 10.Be6 Ne6 11.Re1 a5; 6...Be6 7.Be6 fe6 8.Nge2 0–0 9.0–0 Nc6 10.d3 d5 11.ed5 ed5) 7.Nf3 0–0 8.0–0 Nbd7 9.Bb3 Nb6 10.Qe2 Nh5 11.Qe3 Bd7; 5...Nc6 A) 6.Nf3 Nf6 (6...Bd7 7.0–0 Nf6 8.Re1 0–0 9.h3 a6 10.Nc3 a5 11.b5 Nd4; 6...a6 7.Nc3 Nf6 8.Qe2 0–0 9.Nd5 Nd5 10.Bd5 Be6 11.0–0 Qe7) 7.Nc3 0–0 8.0–0 Nd4 9.h3 Be6 10.Bd3 d5 11.Ng5 Qd7; B) 6.Ne2 Qg5 (6...Nf6 7.Nbc3 0–0 8.0–0 Bd7 9.d3 Qe7 10.Qd2 Rfe8 11.Nd5 Nd5; 6...Bd7 7.Nbc3 Nf6 8.d3 0–0 9.0–0 Nd4 10.Nd4 ed4 11.Ne2 b5; 6...a6 7.0–0 Nf6 8.Nbc3 0–0 9.d3 Be6 10.Be6 fe6 11.Qd2 d5; 6...Qh4 7.0–0 Nf6 8.Nbc3 Ne4 9.Nd5 Qd8 10.d3 Nf6 11.Nf6 Bf6) 7.0–0 Nf6 8.Nbc3 0–0 9.f3 a6 10.Nd5 Be6 11.Qe1 Rae8; C) 6.h3 Nf6 7.Nc3 Ne4 8.Ne4 d5 9.Bd3 de4 10.Be4 Bf5 11.Bf5 gf5; D) 6.Nc3 Nf6 (6...Nd4 7.Nge2 Nf6 8.0–0 0–0 9.f3 Be6 10.Nd5 Nd5 11.ed5 Bd7; 6...a5 7.b5 Nd4 8.Nf3 Nf6 9.h3 0–0 10.0–0 Be6 11.Be6 fe6; 6...a6 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.0–0 0–0 9.h3 b5 10.Bb3 Nd4 11.Nd4 ed4; 6...Bd7 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.0–0 0–0 9.h3 a5 10.b5 Nd4 11.Re1 Re8) 7.Nf3 0–0 8.0–0 Nd4 9.h3 Be6 10.d3 Re8 11.Be6 Ne6; 5...a6 A) 6.Nf3 Nc6 (6...Nf6 7.Nc3 Nc6 8.0–0 0–0 9.Re1 Bd7 10.Nd5 b5 11.Bd3 Nd5; 6...Ne7 7.0–0 0–0 8.Nc3 Nbc6 9.Re1 Be6 10.Nd5 Nd4 11.a4 Nd5) 7.Nc3 Nf6 8.0–0 0–0 9.Re1 Bd7 10.Nd5 b5 11.Bd3 Nd5; B) 6.Nc3 Nf6 (6...Nc6 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.0–0 0–0 9.Re1 Bd7 10.Nd5 Nd5 11.Bd5 Qf6; 6...Bd7 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.0–0 0–0 9.Qe2 Nc6 10.Nd5 Nd5 11.Bd5 Qf6) 7.Nf3 0–0 8.0–0 Nc6 9.Re1 Bd7 10.Nd5 b5 11.Bd3 Nd5; C) 6.Qe2 Nf6 (6...Nc6 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.Nc3 0–0 9.Qd3 b5 10.Ba2 a5 11.Qb5 Bd7; 6...Bd7 7.Nf3 Nc6 8.Nc3 Nf6 9.0–0 0–0 10.Nd5 Nd5 11.Bd5 Qf6; 6...Ne7 7.Nf3 Nbc6 8.0–0 0–0 9.Nc3 Bg4 10.Qd3 Qd7 11.Ne2 Be6) 7.Nf3 Nc6 8.0–0 0–0 9.h3 Bd7 10.Nc3 Nd4 11.Qd3 b5; D) 6.Bb3 Nc6 (6...Nf6 7.Nc3 Nc6 8.Nf3 a5 9.0–0 0–0 10.h3 ab4 11.ab4 Ra1; 6...Qe7 7.Nc3 Nf6 8.Nf3 Nc6 9.h3 0–0 10.0–0 Bd7 11.Nd5 Nd5) 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.Nc3 a5 9.0–0 0–0 10.Qe2 Bg4 11.Nb5 Qd7; E) 6.h3 Nc6 (6...Nf6 7.Nc3 b5 8.Ba2 0–0 9.Nf3 Nc6 10.0–0 Nd4 11.d3 Bb7; 6...Qe7 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.Nc3 Be6 9.Qe2 0–0 10.0–0 Bc4 11.Qc4 Nc6; 6...Bd7 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.Nc3 Nc6 9.0–0 0–0 10.d3 b5 11.Bb3 Nd4; 6...Ne7 7.Nc3 Nbc6 8.Nf3 Be6 9.Nd5 0–0 10.0–0 Nd4 11.Re1 c6) 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.Nc3 0–0 9.0–0 b5 10.Ba2 Nd4 11.d3 Bb7; 5...Bd7 A) 6.Nf3 Nf6 (6...Nc6 7.0–0 Nf6 8.Nc3 0–0 9.h3 a5 10.b5 Nd4 11.Re1 a4) 7.Nc3 Nc6 8.0–0 0–0 9.Re1 a5 10.b5 Nd4 11.h3 a4; B) 6.Nc3 Nc6 (6...Nf6 7.b5 0–0 8.Nf3 c6 9.a4 a6 10.Qe2 ab5 11.ab5 Ra1) 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.0–0 0–0 9.h3 a5 10.b5 Nd4 11.Re1 a4; C) 6.h3 Nf6 (6...Nc6 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.Nc3 0–0 9.0–0 a5 10.b5 Nd4 11.Re1 a4; 6...Qe7 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.Nc3 Nc6 9.0–0 0–0 10.Nd5 Nd5 11.Bd5 a5; 6...b5 7.Bd3 Nf6 8.Nc3 a6 9.Nf3 Nc6 10.0–0 0–0 11.Qe1 Nh5) 7.Nc3 Nc6 8.Nf3 0–0 9.0–0 a5 10.b5 Nd4 11.Re1 a4; D) 6.Qe2 Nc6 (6...Nf6 7.Nf3 Nc6 8.0–0 0–0 9.h3 Nh5 10.Nc3 Nf4 11.Qe3 Nd4; 6...a6 7.Nf3 Nc6 8.0–0 Nf6 9.Nc3 0–0 10.Nd5 Nd5 11.Bd5 Qf6; 6...Ne7 7.Nf3 0–0 8.Nc3 Nbc6 9.0–0 Nd4 10.Qd3 Nec6 11.Nd5 b5) 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.Nc3 0–0 9.0–0 a5 10.b5 Nd4 11.Qd3 Ne6) 6.Nf3 (6.Nc3 Nd7 (6...Ne7 7.Nf3 d5 8.Bd3 f5 9.ed5 e4 10.d6 ed3 11.de7 Qe7; 6...Nf6 7.Nf3 Nbd7 8.0–0 0–0 9.Bb3 a5 10.Qe2 b5 11.h3 Bb7) 7.Nf3 Ngf6 8.Bb3 Nf8 9.d4 ed4 10.Qd4 Ne6 11.Be6 Be6; 6.Bb3 Nf6 7.Nc3 d5 8.Nf3 d4 9.Na4 Nbd7 10.0–0 0–0 11.Qe2 b5) 6...Nf6 (6...Ne7 7.0–0 0–0 8.Nc3 d5 9.Bb3 d4 10.Ne2 Na6 11.Nc1 c5; 6...Nd7 7.Nc3 Ngf6 8.0–0 0–0 9.h3 Nb6 10.Bb3 Re8 11.Qe2 d5) 7.0–0 (7.Nc3 0–0 8.0–0 d5 9.Bd3 Nbd7 10.h3 Re8 11.Re1 d4) 7...Ne4 8.d3 (8.d4 d5 9.Bd3 ed4 10.Bd4 (10.Nbd2 0–0 11.Ne4 de4) 10...0–0+= 11.Nbd2 Bf5; 8.Re1 d5 9.Bd3 Nd7 10.Be4 de4 11.Re4 0–0) 8...Nf6–/+ 9.Ng5 (9.Nc3 0–0 10.Re1 Nbd7 11.Bb3 Re8) 9...0–0 10.f4 (10.Bb3 Nd5 11.h4 Nd7) 10...ef4 (10...d5 11.Bb3 Nh5) 11.Nf7? (11.Bb3 Nd5 12.Bg7 Kg7 (worse is 12...Qg5 13.Bf8 Ne3 14.Qf3 Kf8 15.Rf2+=) 13.Bd5 Qg5–/+; 11.Qc1 d5) 11...Rf7 (better is 11...Qb6!? 12.Kh1 d5–+ (12...Rf7?! 13.Bf7 Kf7 14.Rf4–/+)) 12.Bf7 Kf7 13.Rf4 Kg8 14.Bf6 Bf6 15.Ra2 (15.c3 Be5 16.Rf2 Qh4–+) 15...Be6 16.c4 Nd7 17.Qe1 Qe7 18.Re2 Ne5 (better is 18...Be5!? 19.Rff2 Re8–+) 19.d4–/+ Nd3 20.Re6 Ne1 21.Re7 Be7 22.Re4 Bh4?? (better is 22...Bf6 23.Re1 Bd4 24.Kh1 Rf8–+) 23.Rh4= Re8 24.Nc3 Nc2 25.Ne4 Re6 26.d5 cd5 27.cd5 Re5 28.Nd6 Na3 29.Ne4 Rf5 (better is 29...Nc2!?+=) 30.d6+/– Kg7? (better is 30...Rf8+/–) 31.d7+– Rd5 32.Nc5 (32.Rh7 Kf8 33.Nc5 Nc2 34.Rh8 Kf7+–) 32...Nc2?? (better is 32...Kg8 33.Rh3 Nc2+–) 33.Ne6 Kf6 34.d8Q Rd8 35.Nd8 Ke7 (35...b6 36.Nc6+–) 36.Nb7 1–0. Fouard,Daryl R – Crumpler,Ken (1735), Stillwater USA NATO op, 2011.

4.e4 Ne7 5.c4 (5.Nf3 d5=) 5...b6 (5...d6 6.Nc3=) 6.Nc3 (6.Nf3 Bb7+=) 6...0–0= 7.Nf3 d6 (7...f5 8.c5=) 8.Be2 Be6 (8...f5 9.d4=) 9.Qc2 Nbc6 10.Nd5 (10.b5 Na5=) 10...Rc8 (10...f5 11.d3=) 11.0–0+= Bg4 (11...f5 12.Ng5 Bd7 13.f4+=) 12.d3 (12.b5 Nd5 13.cd5 Bf3 14.Bf3 Nd4 15.Bd4 ed4+=) 12...Nd5 13.cd5 (13.ed5 Ne7+=) 13...Ne7 14.b5 (14.Nd4 Be2 15.Ne2 c6=) 14...Qd7 15.a4 (15.Qc4 f5+=) 15...Ra8 (15...f5 16.h3 Bh5 17.Rfc1+=) 16.Rfc1 (16.h3 Bf3 17.Bf3 f5+/–) 16...Rfc8 (16...Bh6 17.Re1+=) 17.Qb3 (17.d4 Bf3 18.Bf3 ed4+/–) 17...a6 18.h3 (18.ba6 Bh6 19.Rc2 Bf3 20.Bf3 Ra6+/–) 18...Bf3 19.Bf3 h5 20.Bc3 Bh6 21.Rc2 Qd8 22.Be2 a5 23.Bd2 Bd2 24.Rd2 Kg7 25.Qd1 Ng8 26.Rc2+/– Nh6 27.Rac1 Ra7 28.Qd2 Qe7 29.Qe3 Kh7 30.Rc6 Qd8 31.f4 f6 32.f5 gf5+/– 33.Bh5 f4 34.Qf2 Qg8 35.Bf3 Rb7 36.Kh1 Qg7 37.Qh4 Qg5+/– 38.Qf2 Qg8 39.Qh4 Qg5 40.Qg5 fg5 41.Rd6! cd6 42.Rc8 Nf7 43.Bh5 Kg7 44.Rc6 Nd8 45.Rd6 Rb8 46.Bg4 Nf7 47.Rd7 Kf6 48.Rc7 Nd8 49.Kg1 Nb7 50.Rc6 Ke7 51.Rb6 Kd8 52.Rc6 Rc8 53.Bc8 (53...f3 54.Bb7 fg2 55.Rc8 Ke7 56.Rc7 Kd6 57.Rc6 Ke7 58.d6 Kf6 59.d7 Kg7 60.d8Q g4 61.Qd7 Kf8 62.Rc8#) 1–0. Hagstrom,Ake – Ivarsson,Evert, Hallstahammar op, 2003.

4.e4 Nf6 5.c4 0–0 6.Nf3 (6.Nc3 a5=) 6...d6 (6...Ne4 7.Qc2 Ng5 8.Ng5 Qg5 9.h4–/+) 7.h3 (better is 7.Nc3!?=) 7...Ne4–/+ 8.Nc3 (8.Be2 a5–/+) 8...Nc3 9.Bc3 Re8 10.Be2 c6 (10...e4 11.Nd4–+) 11.0–0–/+ Be6 12.d4 (12.Re1 Nd7–/+) 12...ed4 (12...e4!? 13.Nd2 d5–/+) 13.Bd4=+ Bd4 14.Nd4 Nd7 15.Ne6 Re6 16.Bg4 Re7 (16...f5!? 17.Be2 Qg5–/+) 17.Qd6= Nb6 (17...Ne5 18.Qd8 Rd8 19.Be2=) 18.Qd8 (18.c5!? Nc4 19.Qg3=) 18...Rd8= 19.Rad1? (better is 19.c5!? Nc4 20.Rfe1 Re1 21.Re1 Na3 22.Re7=+) 19...Rd1–/+ 20.Rd1 Nc4 21.Rd3 h5 22.Bc8 (22.Bf3 Re1 23.Kh2 Ne5 24.Rd8 Kg7–/+) 22...b5 (better is 22...Rc7 23.Bb7 Rb7–+) 23.Rd7 Rd7 (24.Bd7 Na3 25.Bc6 Nc2 26.Bb5 Nb4–/+) 0–1. thedesertfox (1920) – dovlov (1830), net–chess.com, 2004.

4.e4 Nh6 5.h3 (5.Nf3 d5+=) 5...0–0 6.Nf3 (6.Nc3 d6=) 6...d6 (6...d5 7.ed5 e4 8.Bg7 Kg7 9.Ng1=) 7.Bc4 c6 8.0–0 (8.Bb3 d5 9.Qe2 Re8=) 8...b5 (better is 8...d5 9.ed5 cd5=) 9.Nc3?? (better is 9.Bb3=) 9...bc4–+ 10.Qe2 Be6 11.Rac1 Na6 12.d3 Bf6 13.Rfd1 cd3 14.cd3 Bb3 15.Re1 Be6?? 16.Nh2?? Bg5 17.Rb1 f5 18.Qf3 f4 19.Rbc1 Nf7 20.Ng4 Bg4 21.Qg4 Nh6 22.Qe6 Nf7?? 23.Na4?? Re8 24.Qc4 Nb8 25.Rcd1 d5 26.ed5 cd5 27.Qc5 Be7 28.Qc3 Bd6 29.Nc5 Bc5 30.Qc5 Na6 31.Qc6 Nc7 32.Rc1 Re7 33.b5 Ne6 34.f3? Qb6 35.Kh1 Qc6 36.Rc6 Ned8 37.Rc5 d4 38.Bd4 Nb7 39.Rc6 Rd7 40.Be5 Ne5 41.Re5 Rd3 42.Re7 Nd8?? 43.a4?? Nc6–+ 44.bc6 Rd1 45.Kh2 a5 46.c7 Rc8 47.h4 Rc1 48.Re4 R8c7 49.Rf4 R7c4 50.Rf6 Rh4 51.Kg3 Rcc4 52.Ra6 Ra4 53.Ra7 Rhd4 54.Re7 h5 55.Ra7 g5 56.Ra6 h4 57.Kh3 Rd1 58.Rg6 Kf7 59.Rg5 Rh1# 0–1. pillsbury (1935) – epprecht (1980), net–chess.com, 2007.

4.Nf3 a5 5.Ne5 (5.e4 d6 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.Bc4 0–0 8.b5=; 5.Be5 Be5 6.Ne5 ab4 7.e3 Qe7 8.Nf3=) 5...d6 6.Nc4 Bb2 7.Nb2 ab4 8.e3=.

4.Nf3 e4?? 5.Bg7+– ef3 6.gf3 (6.ef3 Qe7 7.Be2 Nf6 8.Bh8 Kf8+–) 6...f6 7.Bh8 Kf7 8.e4 Ne7 9.Bc4 d5 10.ed5 Nd5 11.Nc3 Be6 (11...c6 12.Qe2 Qh8 13.Nd5 (< 13.Bd5 cd5 14.Nd5 Nc6+–) 13...cd5 14.Bd5 Kf8 15.0–0–0+–) 12.Bd5 Bd5 13.Bf6 (better is 13.Qe2!? c6 14.Nd5 cd5+–) 13...Kf6 14.Nd5 (14.Qe2 Nc6+–) 14...Qd5 15.Qe2 Nc6 16.Qe4 Qd7 (16...Qe5 17.Ra2+–) 17.Qf4 (17.0–0–0 Qd4 18.c3 Qd6+–) 17...Kg7 18.0–0 (18.0–0–0!? a5+–) 18...Rf8 19.Qe3 (better is 19.Qg4 Qd2 20.Rad1+–) 19...Qh3? (better is 19...Nd4!?+/–) 20.f4 (20.b5 Rf3 21.Qe4 Na5+–) 20...Qd7 (20...Qg4 21.Qg3 Rf4 22.Rae1+–) 21.f3 (21.c3 Re8 22.Qg3 Ne7+–) 21...Nd4 22.Rac1 (22.Qe4 Rf4 23.Qb7 Ne2 24.Kg2 Rc4+–) 22...Rf6? (better is 22...Re8 23.Qc3 Kh6+/–) 23.c3+– Nf5 (23...Ne6 24.Rce1 Nf4 25.Qe7 (25.Qa7 Qd2 26.Re7 Kf8–/+) 25...Rf7 26.Qd7 Rd7 27.d4+–) 24.Qe5 (24.Qa7 Qd2 25.Rcd1 Qe3 26.Qe3 Ne3 27.Rd7 Rf7 28.Rf7 Kf7+–) 24...Kf7 (24...Qd2 25.Rcd1 Qe3 26.Rf2+–) 25.d4 Nh4 (25...b5 26.Rce1+–) 26.Rcd1 (26.c4 c6+–) 26...Nf5 (26...b5 27.Rd3+–) 27.Rd3 Qc6 (27...Nd6 28.Re1+–) 28.Rc1 (28...Qc4 29.Rcd1+–; 28.Qc5 Qc5 29.dc5 Re6+–) 1–0. Scholz,Christoph – Rotter,Thorsten, Baden–ch U15, 1996.

4.f4 Nc6 5.Nf3 (5.b5 Nd4 6.e3 Nf5 7.Be5 Be5 8.fe5 Qh4 9.g3=) 5...d6 (5...a6 6.e4 (6.e3 f6 7.Be2 Nge7 8.fe5 fe5 9.0–0=; 6.fe5 d6 7.d4 de5 8.d5 Nd4 9.e4=) 6...d6 7.Bc4 Bf6 8.fe5 Ne5 9.Ne5+=; 5...f6 6.b5 Na5 7.fe5 fe5 8.Bc3 c6 9.Ne5+=) 6.e3 (6.b5 Nd4 7.Nd4 ed4 8.e3 Qe7 9.Be2=; 6.e4 f5 7.Bd3 fe4 8.Be4 d5 9.Bd3=) 6...a6 (6...Bf6 7.fe5 Ne5 8.Nc3 Be6 9.Be2=) 7.Bc4 b5 (7...Bg4 8.h3 Bf3 9.Qf3+=) 8.Bb3 Bg4 (8...Nge7 9.0–0+=) 9.h3 Bf5 10.0–0 Nge7 11.fe5 de5 (11...Ne5!? 12.Ne5 Be5 13.Be5 de5+/–) 12.Ng5+– 0–0 13.Nf7 Rf7 14.g4 (14.e4 Qf8+–) 14...Nd5+/– 15.gf5 gf5 16.Nc3 Nce7 17.Qh5 Rf8? (better is 17...e4 18.Nd5 Nd5 19.Rf5 Rf5 20.Qf5 Bb2 21.Bd5 Kh8 22.Ba8 Ba1 23.Be4 Qe7+–) 18.Nd5 Nd5 19.e4 (19.Rf5?! Rf5 20.Qf5 Kh8+–) 19...c6 (19...fe4 20.Rf8 Kf8 21.Rf1 Kg8 22.Qf7 Kh8 23.Bd5 Qg5 24.Kh2+–) 20.Rf5 (< 20.ed5 cd5 21.Rf5 Rf5 22.Qf5 Qd6+–) 20...Rf5 21.Qf5 (21.ef5?! Kh8 22.Qg4 Qb6 23.Kh1 Qf2+/–; 21.ed5?? Rh5 22.dc6 Kh8–+) 21...Qd6 22.ed5 cd5 23.Re1 Rf8 24.Qh5 Rf7 (24...Kh8 25.Be5 Be5 26.Qe5 (26.Re5?! Qf6 27.Qe2 Qg7 28.Kh1 Rg8=) 26...Qe5 27.Re5+–) 25.Be5 Qe6 26.Bg3 Bd4 27.Kh2 Qf5 28.Qh6 Rg7 (28...Rf6 29.Re8 Kf7 30.Qf8 Kg6 31.Qg8 Kh6 32.Re7+–) 29.Qc6 (29...Rg5 30.h4+–) 1–0. bambinik – Trkn, itsyourturn.com, 2001.

4.f4 Qe7 5.e3 (5.fe5 Nc6 (5...Be5 6.Be5 Qe5 7.Nc3 Nf6 8.Nf3 Qe7 9.e3+=) 6.d4 f6 7.b5 Na5 8.Bc3 Nc4 9.Qd3+=; 5.Nf3 d6 (5...Nc6 6.e3 d6 7.b5 Nb8 8.Be2 Nd7 9.0–0+=) 6.e3 (6.fe5 de5 7.e4 Be6 8.Bb5 Nd7 9.Qe2=; 6.e4 Bg4 7.fe5 Nd7 8.Be2 Bf3 9.Bf3=) 6...Bg4 7.Nc3 Nd7 8.Be2 Nb6 9.0–0=) 5...Nh6 (5...d6 6.Nf3 Bg4 7.Be2 Nd7 8.Nc3 Nb6 9.0–0=; 5...f6 6.fe5 (6.Be2 ef4 7.ef4 Qe4 8.Nf3 Qf4 9.0–0=; 6.Nc3 c6 7.Be2 d5 8.Nf3 ef4 9.ef4=) 6...fe5 7.Nf3 e4 8.Bg7 Qg7 9.Nd4=) 6.Nf3 (6.fe5 Nc6 7.d4 Qh4 8.g3 Qe4 9.Qf3=; 6.Be5 Be5 7.fe5 Nc6 8.Nf3 Ne5 9.Nc3+=) 6...d6 7.Nc3 (7.Be2 f6 8.Nc3 Be6 9.0–0+=) 7...Bg4 (7...Be6 8.Be2 Nd7 9.Nb5=) 8.Nd5 (8.Be2 0–0 9.fe5+=) 8...Qd7 (8...Qd8 9.fe5= (9.e4=)) 9.Be2 (better is 9.fe5!? de5 10.Be5 Be5 11.Ne5 Qd5 12.Ng4 Ng4 13.Qg4+/–) 9...Bf3 10.Bf3 (< 10.gf3 c6 11.Nc3 ef4=+) 10...ef4?? (better is 10...c6 11.Nc3 ef4 12.ef4 0–0=) 11.Bg7+– Rg8 (11...Kd8 12.Bh8 Kc8 13.Nf4+–) 12.Nf6 (12...Kd8 13.Nd7 Rg7 14.Bb7 Nd7 15.Ba8 fe3 16.de3+–) 1–0. Trkn – UNIVERSAL, itsyourturn.com, 2001.

4.f4 f6 A) 5.e3 ef4 (5...d5 6.fe5 fe5 7.Nf3 Qd6 8.c4 Ne7 9.Nc3+=; 5...Ne7 6.fe5 fe5 7.Nf3 d6 8.e4 c6 9.d4=) 6.ef4 d5 7.Bd3 Ne7 8.Ne2 a5 9.0–0=; B) 5.e4 B1) 5...d6 6.Nc3 (6.fe5 fe5 7.Nf3 g5 8.h3 Nf6 9.Nc3=; 6.Bc4 ef4 7.Ne2 f3 8.gf3 Nc6 9.Ng3=) 6...Ne7 7.fe5 fe5 8.Nf3 c6 9.Be2=; B2) 5...Nc6 6.b5 (6.Bd3 ef4 7.Nh3 a5 8.b5 Ne5 9.Nf4=; 6.fe5 f5 7.Nc3 fe4 8.Ne4 d5 9.Nf2=) 6...Na5 7.d4 ef4 8.Qd2 b6 9.Qf4+=; B3) 5...ef4 6.Qf3 Ne7 7.Bc4 Nbc6 8.Qf4 d5 9.ed5=; C) 5.fe5 fe5 6.Nf3 (6.e3 d6 7.Nf3 g5 8.h3 g4 9.hg4=) 6...d6 7.e4 g5 8.h3 Nf6 9.Nc3=.

4.g3 d5 5.Nf3 d4 6.Bg2 =.

4.g3 Ne7 5.Bg2 0–0 6.Nf3 d6 7.0–0 c6 8.c4 (8.Nc3 Be6=) 8...Re8 (8...Be6 9.d3=) 9.Qc2 (9.d4 e4 10.Nfd2 d5=) 9...Nd7 (9...Be6 10.d4=) 10.d3 (10.d4 Nf5 11.Rd1 e4=+) 10...Nf6 11.Nbd2 Rb8 (11...Be6 12.d4 e4 13.Ng5=) 12.Rfd1 (12.c5 e4 13.de4 dc5+/–) 12...Bg4 13.Re1 (13.d4 Bf3 14.Bf3 ed4 15.Bd4 a6+/–) 13...Nf5 (13...Be6 14.d4 e4 15.Ng5=) 14.e4+= Nh6 15.d4 ed4 16.Bd4 b6 17.Qb2 (17.Rad1 Qd7+=) 17...c5 18.Bc3 Nh5 (18...b5 19.Rad1+=) 19.Rad1 Bc3 (19...b5 20.h3 Bf3 21.Bf3+/–) 20.Qc3 f5 (20...Qf6 21.Qd3+/–) 21.h3 Bf3 22.Bf3 Ng7 23.e5 Ne6 24.Bd5+– Kh8 25.ed6 Nd4 26.Nf3 Qf6 27.Re8 Re8 28.Nd4 cd4 29.Qd4 Qd4 30.Rd4 Ng8 31.d7 Rd8 32.Bc6 Ne7 33.Ba4 Kg7 34.c5 bc5 35.bc5 Nc8 36.dc8Q Rc8 37.c6 (37…a6 38.Rd7 Kh6 39.Ra7+–) 1–0. Fischer,P – Vogt,Heinz, Bad Zurzach op, 1995.

4.h4 h5 5.g3 d6 6.Bg2 Nf6 7.c4 0–0 8.d3 Nc6 9.Nd2 Qe7 10.e3 Ng4 11.Ne2 f5 12.Bd5 Be6 13.Qb3 Nd8 14.c5 dc5 15.bc5 c6 16.Bc4 Re8 17.Rc1 Bc4 18.Rc4 Ne6 19.d4 Rad8 20.Rb4 Rd7 21.Nf3 Kh8 22.Ng5 Ng5 23.hg5 ed4 24.Bd4 Bd4 25.Rd4 Rd4 26.Nd4 Qg5 (26...Qc5 27.0–0 Qe7 28.Nf3–/+) 27.Qf7 (27.Qb2!?=) 27...Re7+= 28.Qf8 Kh7 29.Nf5 gf5 30.Rh5 Qh5 31.Qe7 Kg8 32.Qb7 Qh1 33.Ke2 Qd5 34.Qb8 Kh7 35.Qc7 Kg6 36.Qd6 Qd6 37.cd6 Kf7 38.Kf3 Ke6 39.e4 Ne5 40.Kf4 Nd3 41.Ke3 fe4 42.f3 Nc5 43.fe4 (43.d7 Kd7 44.f4 Ke6–+) 43...Kd6 44.Kd4 Ne6 45.Kc4 Ke5 0–1. Olsson,Conny (2250) – Nilsson,Andre (2305), SWE–chT, 2007.

4.c4 d6

5.Nc3 Nd7 6.e3 Ngf6 7.Qc2 0–0 8.Nf3 Re8 9.Be2 c6 (9...e4 10.Nd4=) 10.0–0 Qe7 11.Rfc1 h6 12.b5 Nc5 Black prepares the advance e4 13.a4 Bf5 Black intends e4 14.d3 e4 15.Nd4 Qd7 16.Nf5 Qf5 17.de4 Nfe4 18.Ne4 Bb2 (18...Ne4 19.Bf3+=) 19.Qb2 Re4 (19...Ne4 20.Bd3+=) 20.Re1 (20.Bf3 Re5 21.bc6 bc6+=) ½–½. Bender,Wolfgang – Morgenstern,Martin, SEM Meister qual1, 2004.

5.Nc3 Be6 =.

5.e3 b6 6.Nc3 Ne7 7.Nf3 Bb7 8.d4 ed4 9.Nd4 c6 (9...0–0 10.Nf3=) 10.Qb3 0–0 11.Rd1 Qc7 12.Be2 Nd7 13.0–0 a6 14.Bf3 Ne5 15.Be4 Kh8 16.f4 Ng4 17.Nce2 (17.Rfe1 Nf6 18.Bd3 c5=) 17...Rae8 18.Bf3 Nf6 19.Ng3 Bc8 20.h3 Kg8 21.Rfe1 d5 22.Rc1 Be6 23.Ne6 fe6 24.Qd3 Rd8 25.Be5 Qb7 26.Qc3 Ne8 27.cd5 ed5 (27...Nd5? 28.Qc6 Qc6 29.Rc6 Be5 30.fe5+–; worse is 27...cd5 28.Bg7 Ng7 29.Qc7 Qc7 30.Rc7+=) 28.Red1 Be5 29.Qe5 Qc7 30.Qd4 Ng7 31.Qc3 Rd6 32.a4 Ngf5 33.Nf5 Nf5?? 34.e4 d4?? 35.Qc4+– Kg7 36.ef5 Rf5 37.Rd4?? b5 38.ab5 ab5? 39.Qd3+– Qb6 40.Rd1 Rf4 41.Qe3?? Rdd4–+ 42.Kh2 Qc7 43.g3 Rd1 44.Bd1 Rf6 45.Bb3 Qd6 46.h4 Qb4 47.Qa7 Kh8 48.Qb8 Qf8 49.Qe5 c5 50.g4 0–1. Thiel,Hans Dieter (1770) – Volikovski,Vitali (1605), Muensterland Verbandsklasse–B, 2007.

5.e3 b6 6.f4 a5 A) 7.b5 Ne7 (7...c6 8.bc6 Nc6 9.Nf3 Nf6 10.fe5 Nd7 11.Be2+=) 8.Nf3 0–0 9.fe5 Nd7 10.d4 de5 11.Ne5+=; B) 7.Nf3 ab4 8.ab4 Ra1 9.Ba1 f6 10.Nc3 g5 11.Bd3+=.

5.e3 b6 6.f4 Be6 A) 7.Be2 Nf6 (7...Ne7 8.Nf3 0–0 9.fe5 Nd7 10.ed6 Bb2 11.Ra2+=; 7...Bf6 8.fe5 de5 9.Nf3 e4 10.Nd4 Bc8 11.Qc2+=; 7...Qh4 8.g3 Qh6 9.Nc3 ef4 10.ef4 c6 11.d4=; 7...a5 8.Nf3 Nd7 9.0–0 ab4 10.ab4 Ra1 11.Ba1+=) 8.fe5 Ng4 9.Bf3 c6 10.Bg4 Qh4 11.g3=; B) 7.Nf3 Nd7 (7...Nf6 8.fe5 Ng4 9.Be2 Ne5 10.Ne5 de5 11.0–0+=; 7...a5 8.Be2 ab4 9.ab4 Ra1 10.Ba1 Nd7 11.0–0+=; 7...Nh6 8.Be2 0–0 9.fe5 Nd7 10.d4 de5 11.d5+=; 7...Ne7 8.Be2 0–0 9.fe5 Nd7 10.ed6 Bb2 11.Ra2+=) 8.Ng5 Ne7 9.Be2 0–0 10.0–0 Nf5 11.Ne6+=.

5.e3 b6 6.f4 ef4?? 7.Bg7+– (7.Bg7 Qh4 8.Ke2 fe3 9.Bh8 Qf2 10.Kd3 Bf5 11.Kc3+–) 1–0. marus – hyperion, internet live, 2001.

5.e3 b6 6.f4 Bf5= A) 7.Qe2 Nd7 (7...Nf6 8.fe5 Nfd7 9.d4 de5 10.Nd2 0–0 11.Qf3=; 7...Ne7 8.Nf3 Bg4 9.e4 0–0 10.fe5 Nd7 11.ed6=; 7...Bf6 8.d4 ed4 9.ed4 Qe7 10.Nf3 Nd7 11.Nc3=; 7...Nc6 8.Nf3 Bf6 9.d4 e4 10.Nfd2 Nh6 11.Nc3+=) 8.Nf3 Ngf6 9.d3 e4 10.de4 Be4 11.g4=; B) 7.Be2 Qh4 8.g3 Qh6 9.Nc3 ef4 10.ef4 c6 11.h4=; C) 7.Nf3 Nd7 (7...a5 8.Be2 ab4 9.ab4 Nc6 10.Ra8 Qa8 11.Bc3+=; 7...Ne7 8.Be2 Nd7 9.0–0 0–0 10.fe5 de5 11.d4+=) 8.Be2 Ne7 9.0–0 0–0 10.fe5 de5 11.d4+=.

5.e3 b6 6.f4 Nh6 A) 7.Bd3 0–0 (7...Bb7 8.Nf3 0–0 9.Be2 ef4 10.Bg7 Kg7 11.ef4+=) 8.Nf3 Bb7 9.Be2 ef4 10.Bg7 Kg7 11.ef4+=; B) 7.b5 a6 (7...0–0 8.Nc3 Bg4 9.Qc2 ef4 10.Qe4 Qh4 11.g3 fg3=) 8.Bd3 Bb7 9.Nf3 0–0 10.fe5 de5 11.Qc2+=; C) 7.d4 ef4 8.Qf3 c6 9.Qf4 Qe7 10.Bd3 Nf5 11.Bf5+=; D) 7.Nf3 0–0 (7...f6 8.Bd3 Bb7 9.Be2 e4 10.Nd4 Qd7 11.0–0+=; 7...Nd7 8.Be2 0–0 9.fe5 de5 10.Qc2 f5 11.0–0=; 7...Be6 8.Be2 0–0 9.fe5 Nd7 10.d4 de5 11.d5+=; 7...Bf5 8.Be2 Nd7 9.0–0 0–0 10.fe5 de5 11.d4+=) 8.fe5 Nd7 9.Be2 de5 10.Qc2 f5 11.0–0=.

5.e3 Be6 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.d3 a5 8.Nbd2 0–0 9.Be2 Na6 10.Bc3 ab4 11.ab4 h6 12.0–0 c6 13.Qc2 Bf5 (13...b5 14.Rfc1=) 14.Qb2 Qe7 15.Nb3 Nd7 16.Na5 Rab8 (16...Nf6!?+=) 17.e4+/– Bg4 18.Nc6! bc6 19.Ra6 Bf3 20.Bf3 (worse is 20.gf3 Qg5 21.Kh1 Rfc8+=) 20...Nc5 21.Rc6 (21.bc5?! Rb2 22.Bb2 dc5+=) 21...Qd7 22.b5 Qc6 23.bc6 Rb2 24.Bb2 Rc8 25.Ba3 (25.Rd1 Rc6 26.Kf1 Rb6+/–) 25...Rc6+= 26.Bc5 Rc5 (26...dc5 27.Ra1+=) 27.Ra1+/– Rc7 28.Ra8 Bf8 29.Bg4 Kg7 30.Bc8 Be7 31.g3 Bg5 32.Kg2 Bd2 33.Ba6 Bc3 34.Rd8 Bb4 35.Rc8 ½–½. Bosboom,M (2455) – Hoolt,S (2245), 14th HZ Open, Vlissingen NED, 2010. (=1.c4 e5 2.a3 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 d6)

5.e3 Be6 6.g3 c6 7.d4 Ne7 8.e4 ed4 9.Bd4 f6 10.Qd3 Nd7 11.Bc3 (11.Nd2!?=) 11...Ne5+= 12.Qd4 (12.Be5 de5 13.Nc3 Qd3 14.Bd3 0–0–0+=) 12...Qc7 13.Nd2 f5 14.Qe3 fe4 15.Qe4 Bf5 16.Qe3 0–0 17.h3 (17.Be2 Rae8 18.Be5 Be5–/+ (18...de5?! 19.g4=)) 17...Rae8–+ 18.Be2?? (18.Be5 Nd5 19.Qb3 (19.cd5? Re5 20.Rc1 Re3 21.fe3 Qe7–+) 19...Re5 20.Be2–+) 18...Nc8 19.Kf1 (19.Be5 Re5 20.Qb3 Re2 21.Ne2 Ba1 22.c5 d5 23.g4–+) 19...Nd3 20.Bg7 (20.Qe8 Re8 21.Bg7 Qg7 22.Rd1–+) 20...Qg7 (worse is 20...Kg7 21.Qd4 Ne5 22.f4+/–) 21.Rd1 (21.Bd3 Re3 22.Bf5 Qa1 23.Kg2 Qa2–+) 21...Re3 22.fe3 (22.Rh2–+) 22…Bh3 0–1. Guk,Vladimir – Jurevicius,Tomas, LTU–ch sf Vilnius, 2009.

5.e3 Qe7 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.Nf3 0–0 8.Be2 e4 9.Nd4 c5 10.Nb3 (10.Nc2 a5=) 10...Nc6+= 11.b5 Ne5 12.h3 (12.Qc2 Bf5+=) 12...Be6–/+ 13.d4 (13.Na5!?–/+) 13...ed3 14.Bd3 Bc4 (14...Nc4 15.Bc4 Bc4 16.Na5–+) 15.Bc4–/+ Nc4 16.Nd5 Nd5 17.Bg7 Nde3?? (better is 17...Kg7 18.Qd5 Qe6–/+) 18.Bf8= Ng2 19.Kf1 Nge3 20.Ke2?? (20.fe3 Rf8) 20...Kf8 21.Qd3 Nc2 22.Kf1 Na1 23.Na1 Qe4 24.Qe4 Nd2 25.Ke2 Ne4 26.Nb3 Nc3 (26...Nc3 27.Kd2 Nb5–+) 0–1. Pencis,Aris – Petras,Milan, Muenster op, 1991.

5.Nf3 f5 6.e3 Nf6 7.Qc2 Be6 8.c5 Ng4 9.Bc4! Qe7 10.cd6 cd6 11.Be6 Qe6 12.Ng5 Qd7 13.Qb3 Bf6! 14.f3!? Bg5? (14...Ne3) 15.fg4 Nc6 16.Nc3 Ne7 17.0–0 d5 18.Na4! Qd6 19.Nc5 b6 20.Qa4 Kf7 21.Nd7 d4 22.Qb3 Ke8? (22...Nd5) 23.Ne5 1–0. Basman – Hardy, Cambridge 1980 (Basman).

5.g3 Be6 6.Bg2 Bc4 7.Bb7 Nd7 8.Ba8 Qa8 9.Nf3 +/–.

5.g3 Be6 6.Bg2 c6 7.d3 Ne7 8.e3 Nd7 9.Ne2 f5 10.0–0 0–0 11.Qd2 Qc7 12.f4 Rad8 13.Nbc3 Nf6 14.Rac1 Kh8 15.Rfe1 Bg8 16.Nd1 ef4 17.ef4 Rfe8 18.Nf2 b6 19.Nd4 d5 20.cd5 Bd5 21.Ne6 Be6 22.Re6 Now all is on c6 22...Nfd5 23.Rce1 Qd7 24.Bg7 Kg7 25.Qb2 Kf7 26.Qe5 Ng8 27.Re8 Re8 28.Qe8 Qe8 29.Re8 Ke8 30.Bd5 cd5 31.Kg2 Kd7 32.Kf3 Nf6 33.Ke3 Kc6 ½–½. Senkyr,V (2200) – Turner,R (2095), Open C, Marianske Lazne CZE, 2010.

5.g3 Be6 6.Bg2 Qc8 7.d3 Nf6 8.c5 0–0 9.Nf3 Bh3 10.0–0 Nc6 11.cd6 cd6 12.b5 Ne7 13.Nbd2 Bg2 14.Kg2 Qd7 15.Qb3 Rac8 16.Rac1 h6 17.a4 Nfd5 18.e4 Nc7 19.Nc4 Ne6 20.Qb4 Nf4 21.gf4 Qg4 22.Kh1 Qf3 23.Kg1 Qg4 (worse is 23...Qd3 24.Nd6 (worse is 24.fe5 Qe4 25.f3 Qh4+=) 24...Rc1 25.Rc1 ef4 26.Bg7 Kg7 27.Qc5+=) 24.Kh1 Qf3 25.Kg1 ef4 (worse is 25...Qd3 26.Nd6 (worse is 26.fe5 Qe4 27.f3 Qh4+=) 26...Rc1 27.Rc1 ef4 28.Bg7 (worse is 28.Nb7 Qh3 29.f3 Qf3–/+) 28...Kg7 29.Qc5+=) 26.Rfd1 Rc5 27.Bg7+= Rg5 28.Kf1 Rg2?? 29.Bd4+– Rh2 30.Ke1 Nf5 31.ef5 Qd5 32.Qd6 Qf5 33.Qe5 Qe5 34.Ne5 Re8 35.Kd2 Rd8 36.Rc4 Rh5 37.Ng4 Rh3 38.Rdc1 h5 39.Nf6 Kg7 40.Ne4 (40.Ne4 Kh6 41.R1c3+–) 1–0. Bahlke,Wolfgang (2130) – Heinz,Thomas (2150), Landesliga Nord, 2004. (=1.c4 e5 2.a3 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 d6)

5.e3 Ne7

6.Qb3 0–0 7.Nf3 =+.

6.Qb3 Be6 7.d4= e4?? 8.Nd2?? d5+= 9.c5 c6 10.b5 0–0 11.a4 Nd7 12.a5 Nf6 13.a6 Bc8 14.Bc3 Qd7 15.Ra2 Qe6 16.Ne2 b6 17.Nf4+/– Qf5 18.cb6+– ab6 19.bc6 Nc6+/– 20.Qb6 Nb8?? 21.Nb3?? Nfd7 22.Qd6+– Qf6 23.Qf6 Nf6 24.a7 Nc6+= 25.Nc5 Ra7 26.Ra7 Na7 27.h3 Bh6 28.Ne2 Nb5 29.Bd2 Rd8 30.Nc3 Nc3 31.Bc3 Bf8 32.Bb5 Bc5? 33.dc5+– Kg7 34.Bd4 Be6 35.Kd2 Rb8 36.Be2 Bd7 37.Rc1 Bc6 38.Ra1 Ra8 39.Ra8 Ba8 40.Kc3 Bc6 41.Kb4 g5 42.Ka5 1–0. clochard (2200) – youngboy (1965), net–chess.com, 2006.

6.Be2 0–0 7.Qc2 Be6 8.d4 Nf5 (8...ed4 9.Bd4 Bf5 10.Qb2 Bd4 11.ed4=) 9.d5 Bd7 10.Nd2 Nh6 (10...a5 11.Ngf3=) 11.h3 (11.Ngf3 a5+=) 11...f5 12.Ngf3 Qe7 13.c5 a6? (13...Nf7 14.cd6 Qd6 15.e4+=) 14.a4 (better is 14.cd6 cd6 15.Qc7+–) 14...Rc8 15.Bc4 Nf7 (15...dc5?? 16.d6 Qf7 17.Bf7 Nf7 18.dc7 Rc7 19.bc5+–) 16.Nb3 Be8 17.0–0–0?? (better is 17.0–0+=) 17...Ba4–+ 18.g4 fg4 19.hg4 b5 20.Bd3 Bb3 21.Qb3 e4 22.Bg7 Kg7 23.Qc3 Kg8 24.Nd4 Nd7?? 25.Ne6+= Nfe5 26.Be4 Nf8 27.f4 Ng4= 28.Rdg1 Qf6 29.Qf6 Nf6 30.Bf5 a5 31.e4 ab4 32.Kb2 Ra3 33.Ng5?? Rca8?? 34.Nh7? Ra2–+ 35.Kb3?? dc5 (35...dc5 36.Be6 Kg7 37.Rg6 Ng6 38.Nf6 R8a3; 35...N8h7?! 36.cd6 cd6 37.Bg6–/+; 35...N6h7?! 36.cd6 cd6 37.Bg6–/+) 0–1. Schulz – Haenichen, corr, 1988.

6.Ne2 0–0 7.Ng3 b6 8.Nc3 Bb7 9.Qc2 Nd7 10.f3 Nf6 11.Bd3 Bc6 12.b5 Bb7 13.0–0 Nd7 14.Nce4 f5 15.Ng5 Nc5 16.Be2 Bc8 17.d4 Ne6 18.Ne6 Be6 19.Rad1 Qe8 20.de5 de5 21.f4 e4 22.Bg7 Kg7 23.Qc3 Kg8 24.Qe5 Qf7 25.Qc7 Rfc8 26.Qb7 Rcb8 27.Qc7 Rc8 28.Qe5 Rc5 29.Qb2 Bc4 30.Bc4 Rc4 31.Qb3 Rac8 32.Rd7 R4c7 33.Qf7 Kf7 34.Rc7 Rc7 35.Ra1 Nd5 36.Nf1 Rc3 37.Rd1 Ne3 38.Ne3 Re3 39.Rd7 Kg8 40.Ra7 Rb3 41.a4 e3 42.Kf1 Rb2 43.Re7 Ra2 44.Re3 Ra4 45.Re6 Rf4 46.Ke2 Re4 47.Re4 fe4 48.Ke3 Kf7 49.Ke4 Ke6 50.Kd4 Kd6 51.g3 g5? 52.h3? h6? 53.g4+= Ke6 54.Ke4 Kd6 55.Kf5 Kc5 56.Kg6 Kb5 57.Kh6 Kc5? 58.Kg5 b5 59.h4 b4 60.h5 b3 61.h6 b2 62.h7 b1Q 63.h8Q Qc1 64.Kg6 Qc2 65.Kf7 Qc4 ½–½. Hallahan,John – Hoyt,David, Manchester, NH, 2000.

6.Nf3 0–0

7.Nc3 a5 8.d4 =.

7.Nc3 c6 8.Be2 Qc7 9.h4 d5 10.h5 Be6 11.hg6 fg6 12.Ng5 Bf7 13.Nh7 Re8 14.cd5 cd5 15.Ng5 Nd7 16.Qb3 Nb6 17.Nce4 Nc4? (better is 17...Nf5 18.Nc5 Nc4+–) 18.Rc1 b5 19.d3 Qb6 (19...de4 20.dc4 Nf5 A) worse is 21.Ne4 Rac8+–; B) 21.cb5? Qc1 (21...Bb3? 22.Rc7 Bd5 23.g4+–) 22.Bc1 Bb3–+; C) 21.Nf7?! Qf7 22.Qc2 Rf8+–; D) 21.Qc2+–) 20.dc4 de4 21.Nf7 Kf7 22.c5 Qe6 23.Qe6 Ke6 24.Bb5 Rh8 25.Ke2 a5 26.Bc4 Kf5 27.b5 Rac8 (27...Rh1 28.Rh1 Rc8 29.c6+–) 28.Rh8 Bh8 29.c6 (29.b6 Rd8+–) 29...g5 (29...Nc6 30.g4! Kf6 31.bc6 Rc6 32.Bd5 Rc1 33.Bc1+–) 30.a4 Bg7 31.Rd1 Rc7 (31...Nc6 32.g4! Kf6 33.Rd6 Ke7 34.Rc6 Rc6 35.bc6 Kd6+–) 32.Rd7 (32.Rd7 Rc6 33.bc6 (33.Re7?! Rc4 34.Rg7 Rc2 35.Ke1 Rb2+–) 33...Nc6 34.Rg7+–) 1–0. combijack (1750) – scheveloper (1740), gameknot.com, 2009.

7.Nc3 e4 8.Ng5 f5 9.Qb3 c6 10.Rd1 h6 11.Nh3 Be6 12.d4 d5 13.Nf4 Bf7 14.h4 Qd6 15.Rc1 Nd7 16.a4 Nf6 17.Ba3 Rfd8 18.a5 dc4 19.Bc4 Ned5 20.b5 Qd7 21.Nfd5 cd5 22.Be2 Rdc8 23.0–0 Bf8 24.Na4 Ba3 25.Qa3 Qd8 26.b6 Rc1 27.Rc1 ab6 28.Nb6+/– Rb8 29.Bb5 Ng4 30.g3 g5 31.Bd7 gh4+= 32.Bf5 hg3 33.Bg4 gf2 34.Kf1+/– Qg5 35.Qd6 Qg4?? 36.Qb8+– Kh7 37.Qh2 Qf3 38.Qf2 Qh1 39.Qg1 (39…Qg1 40.Kg1+–) 1–0. Wilk,Adam (2035) – Swiech,Piotr, Poland–chT reg Poland, 1995.

7.d4 a5 8.Nbd2 =.

7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 f5 9.Nc3 c6 10.Qb3 d5 11.a4 Be6 12.b5 Nd7 13.Ba3 Nf6 14.c5?? (better is 14.Be2!?+=) 14...Qc8 (better is 14...f4!? 15.Nde4 Ne4 16.Ne4 fe3 17.fe3 Nf5–+) 15.g3+= h6 (15...g5!? 16.Rg1 Ng4=) 16.a5 Rb8 17.Qa4 a6 18.ba6 ba6 19.Qc2 g5 20.Na4 f4–+ 21.Nb6 Qb7 22.Rb1 Qa7 23.Nb3? fe3–+ 24.fe3 Ng4 25.Bh3 Kh8 26.Bg4 Bg4 27.Nc1?? Rf3 28.Rb3 Bh3 29.Na2 Nf5 30.Bc1 Qf7 31.Qd1 Rf8 32.Kd2 Ne3! (32...Ne3 33.Re3 Re3–+) 0–1. Barski,Radoslaw (2275) – Gosciniak,Maria (2115), Otwarte Mistrzostwa TS Wisla Krakow – A Poland, 2011. (=1.a3 e5 2.b4 d6 3.Bb2 g6 4.c4 Bg7)

7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 f5 9.Be2!? =.

7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 f5 9.g3 c5=+ 10.Nb3 b6 11.Ra2 a5 12.ba5 ba5 13.dc5 a4 14.Nd4 dc5=+ 15.Nb5 Qd1 16.Kd1 Nbc6 17.Bg7= Kg7 18.Rd2 Ne5 19.N1c3 Bd7 20.Be2 Rfd8 21.Kc2 Bb5 22.Rd8 Rd8 23.cb5 Nd3 24.f3 c4 25.Rb1 Nc8 26.Na4+– Nd6 27.Nc3 Re8 28.f4 Kf7 29.a4 Nb7 30.b6 Ra8+/– 31.Rb5 Ke6 32.g4 Nd6 33.Rb1 Nb7 34.Rb5 Nd6 35.Rb1 Nb7= ½–½. Hardicsay,Peter – Dao,Thien Hai (2495), Szivarvany rapid, 1994.

7.d4 Bf5 =.

5.e3 Nf6

6.Nc3 0–0 7.Nf3 Nc6 8.Be2 Bg4 9.h3 Bf3 10.Bf3 Nd7 11.b5 Ne7 (11...Na5!? 12.d3 a6+=) 12.Bb7+/– Rb8 13.Bf3 f5 14.Bd5 Nd5 15.Nd5 Nc5 16.d4 ed4 17.Bd4 Bd4 18.ed4 (18.Qd4?! Nb3 19.Qc3 Na1=) 18...Re8 19.Kf1 Ne4 20.g3 c6 21.bc6 Rb2 22.Rh2 Ng3 23.Kg1 Ne4 (23...Ne2!? 24.Kh1 Qh4+=) 24.Rg2 Qh4 f2 draws heavy fire 25.Qf3 Ng5? (better is 25...Kh8!?+=) 26.Qg3+– Nh3 27.Kf1?? (better is 27.Kh2 Qd4 28.Kh3+–) 27...Rf2–+ 28.Rf2 (28.Qf2 Nf2 29.Nf6 Qf6 30.Rf2 Qd4 31.Rc1 Qd3 32.Kg1 Qg3 33.Rg2 Qe3 34.Rf2 Qc1 35.Kh2 Re1 36.c7 Qh6 37.Kg3 Qg5 38.Kh2 Qg1 39.Kh3 Re3 40.Rf3 Rf3 41.Kh4 Qg3) 28...Qg3 29.Nf6 Kf7 30.Ne8 (30.Ne4 Re4 31.Rf5 gf5 32.Re1 Re1) 30...Qf2 0–1. combijack (1745) – thepunisher (1765), gameknot.com, 2012.

6.d3 0–0 7.Nf3 Ng4 8.h3 Nh6 9.g4 f5 10.g5 Nf7 11.h4 c6 12.Nbd2 a5 13.Nb3 b6 14.Qc2 ab4 15.ab4 Ra1 16.Ba1 Na6 17.Bc3 c5 18.b5 Nc7 19.Rg1 d5 20.Bb2 Bb7 21.Nfd2 d4 22.Be2 Ne6 23.Bf3 e4 24.de4 Ne5 25.Bg2? (better is 25.ed4!? Nf3 26.Nf3 Be4 27.Qd1–/+) 25...de3–+ 26.fe3 Nd3 27.Ke2 fe4 (27...Bb2?! 28.Qd3 Qe7 29.Qc2=) 28.Bg7 Rf2 (worse is 28...Ng7 29.Kd1 (29.Ne4?? Be4 30.Be4 Rf2 31.Kd1 Nb2 32.Kc1 Rc2 33.Kc2 Nc4–+) 29...Nf5 30.Nf1–+; 28...Kg7 29.Qc3 (29.Ne4? Be4 30.Qc3 Nd4 31.Kd1 Bg2 32.Rg2 Rf1 33.Kd2 Nf4–+) 29...Kg8 30.Rf1 Rf1 31.Kf1=) 29.Kd1 Ng7 30.Bh3 Rh2 31.Bg2 Nf5 32.Nf1 Rh4 33.Nbd2?! Qg5 34.Be4 Qh5 (34...Qh5 35.Bf3 Bf3 36.Nf3 Qf3 37.Qe2 Nb2 38.Ke1 Qe2 39.Ke2 Nc4–+) 0–1. Deepan,Chakkravarthy J (2460) – Rahman,Ziaur (2520), Mumbai IND, 5th Open, 2012. (=1.c4 e5 2.a3 d6 3.b4 g6 4.Bb2 Bg7)

6.d4 =.

6.Ne2 0–0 =.

6.Nf3 e4 7.Nd4 =+.

6.Nf3 0–0

7.d4 ed4 8.Nd4 Nbd7 9.Be2 Ne5 10.0–0 Bg4 11.Nd2 Be2 12.Qe2 Qd7 13.N2f3 Rfe8 14.Rfd1 Nf3 15.Nf3 Re4 16.Qc2 Qe7 17.Rd4 Re8 18.Re4 Qe4= 19.Rc1 Qc2 20.Rc2 a5 21.Kf1 ab4= 22.ab4 Ra8 23.Ke2 Ra4 24.b5 Nd7 25.Bd4 Rb4 26.Nd2 Ra4= 27.Nb3 b6 28.Nc1 Bd4 29.ed4+= Nf6 30.f3 Kg7 31.Kd3+= d5 32.cd5 Nd5 33.Ke4 Nf6 34.Ke5 Rb4–/+ 35.Nd3 Rb5 36.Kf4 Nd5 37.Kg3 Rb3 38.Nf4 Rc3 (39.Re2 Re3 40.Re3 Ne3–/+) 0–1. Olesen,Martin – Antonsen,Mikkel, Copenhagen DEN, 1990.

7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 a5 =.

7.Be2 a5 8.Nc3 Nbd7 9.0–0= e4 10.Nd4 c6 11.Qc2 Re8 12.Nb3 ab4 13.ab4 Ra1 14.Ra1 Ne5 15.Ra8 d5 16.cd5 cd5 17.Na4 Nc4 18.Bc4 dc4 19.Qc4 Be6 20.Rd8 Bc4 21.Re8 Ne8 22.Na5 Bb5 23.Bg7+/– Ba4 24.Bd4 b5 25.f3 f5 26.fe4 fe4 27.Nb7 Bc2 28.Be5 Kf7 29.Nc5 g5 30.Kf2 Kg6 31.Ke2 Kf5 32.Bc3 Nd6 33.d4 ed3 34.Nd3 Ne4 35.Ne1 Bb3 36.Kd3 Bc4 37.Kd4 Bf1?? 38.Bb2 g4 ½–½. Koester,Roman (2085) – Mueller_Ludwig,Kristin (2105), Oberliga East B, 2005.

7.Be2 e4 8.Nd4 =.

7.Be2 Be6 8.d3 c6 9.Nbd2 Ne8 10.0–0 f5 11.Rb1 Nd7 12.Re1 d5 13.cd5 cd5 14.Bf1 e4 15.de4 fe4 16.Bg7 Ng7 17.Nd4 Qf6 18.Qe2 Ne5 19.Ne6 Ne6 20.h3? (better is 20.Red1+=) 20...Nd3–+ 21.Red1 Rac8?? (better is 21...Nf2 22.Re1 Qg5 23.Qf2 Rf2 24.Kf2 Rc8–+) 22.f4 Rc2?? (better is 22...Rc3–/+) 23.Qg4?? (better is 23.Ne4 Qf4 24.ef4 (24.Qd3?! Qe4 25.Qd5 Qe3 26.Kh1 Rc6+=) 24...Re2 25.Be2 (25.Rd3?! Re4 26.g3 Rd4+=) 25...de4 26.Bd3 ed3 27.Rd3 Rf4 28.Rf1 Rf1 29.Kf1+–) 23...h5 24.Qg3 Ng7?? 25.Bd3= ed3 26.Qe1 Nf5= 27.Nf3?? Re8 28.Ne5?? g5?? 29.Rd3+/– gf4 30.ef4 h4 31.Rc1 Qb6? 32.Kh2+/– Rc1 33.Qc1 Qb5 34.Qd1 Rd8 35.Qg4 Ng7 36.Qg6 Rf8 37.Qg5 Rf5 38.Qd8 Ne8 39.Rd5 Qa4 40.Rd3 a5 41.Qd5 Kh7 42.Ng4 Rd5–+ 43.Rd5 ab4 44.ab4 Qb4 45.Rd7 0–1. Fournier,Frederic – mastacampa, kurnik.com, 2009.

5.Nf3 Nf6

6.Nc3 Bf5 =.

6.e3 0–0 7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 Nc6 =.

6.e3 0–0 7.Be2 Nc6 8.0–0= Re8 (8...e4 9.Nd4=) 9.d4 ed4 10.Nd4 Nd4 11.Bd4 Bf5 12.Nd2 a6 13.Rc1 Qd7 14.Nf3 (14.Re1 a5=) 14...h6 15.Qb3 Be4 (15...Qe6 16.Rfd1=) 16.h3 (16.Nd2 Bc6=) 16...Bc6 (16...a5 17.Nd2 ab4 18.ab4= (18.Qb4? c5 19.Qb2 cd4–+; 18.Ne4?! Ne4 19.Bg7 Kg7=)) 17.Qb2 White gets the initiative 17...Nh5 (17...Qe6 18.Rfd1=) 18.Nh2 Bd4 19.Qd4 (19.ed4 Bg2 20.Bg4 Qc6+/–) 19...Ng7? (19...Qe6 20.Bh5 gh5 21.Rcd1+=) 20.Ng4 Nh5 (20...Nf5 21.Nf6 Kh8+–) 21.Nh6+– Kh7 22.Ng4 Qe7 23.Nh2 (23.Rfd1 f5 24.Nh2 Qe4+–) 23...Ng7 24.Bf3 Nf5 25.Qc3 Bf3 26.Nf3 (26.gf3?! Nh4=) 26...Rad8 27.Rcd1 Nh4 28.Nh2?? (28.Nh2 Qe4 29.f3 Qe3 30.Qe3 Re3 31.g3+=; better is 28.e4+–) 1–0. Ziese,Gerhard – Wong,Ray, corr 3GMM–22, 1996.

6.e3 0–0 7.Be2 e4 8.Nd4 +=.

6.e3 0–0 7.Be2 Re8 8.0–0 Nbd7 9.Nc3 Nf8 10.Qc2 Bf5 11.d3 c6 12.Rad1 Qe7 13.Ne4 N6d7 14.Rd2 h5 15.h4 Bg4 16.Rc1 d5 17.Ng3 Ne6 18.Nf1 d4 19.g3 Bh3 20.Re1 c5 21.ed4 cd4 (worse is 21...cb4 22.de5 ba3 23.Bc3+=; 21...ed4?! 22.bc5 Ndc5 23.Rdd1+=) 22.Bd1 b6 23.Rde2 Qd6 24.Bc1 a5 25.Qb1 ab4 26.ab4 Qc6 27.N1h2 f6 28.Ra2 Bf8 29.Ree2 Ra2 30.Qa2 (better is 30.Ra2!? Ra8 31.Ra8 Qa8 32.Ne1+=) 30...Bb4–+ 31.Ba4 Qb7 32.c5 (better is 32.Bd2!? Bd2 33.Bd7 Qd7 34.Nd2–+) 32...Bc5 33.Bb3 Kh7 34.Bd5 Qc8 35.Rc2 Nc7 36.g4? (36.Be4 Be6 37.Qb1 Nd5–+) 36...Nd5 (36...hg4!? 37.Nd2–+) 37.Qd5 Re7 38.g5 Be6 39.Qe4 f5 40.Qe2 Qb8 41.Nf1 e4! 42.de4 (42.Ne1 Bd5 43.de4 fe4–+) 42...fe4 43.Nd4 Bd4 44.Qe4 Qe5 (44...Qe5 45.Qe5 Ne5–+) 0–1. Schulenburg,Peter (2285) – Borngaesser,Rene (2355), Oberliga NRW, 1995. (=1.c4 e5 2.a3 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 d6)

6.e3 c6 7.Be2 0–0 8.0–0 Nbd7 9.Nc3 d5 10.cd5+= cd5 11.Nb5 Ne8 12.Qb3+= a6 13.Nc3 d4 14.Ne4 Nb6 15.Nc5 Nc7 16.Rfc1 Ne6 17.a4 Nd5 18.Bc4 Nc5 19.bc5+/– Be6 20.Rab1 Rb8 21.ed4 e4 22.Ne5+/– b5 23.ab5 ab5 24.Bf1 Qc7 25.f3 f6? 26.fe4+– Nf4 27.d5 fe5 28.de6 Qe7 29.c6 Qe6 30.Ba3 Qb3 31.Rb3 Rfc8 32.Bb5 Ne2?? 33.Be2+– Rb3 34.Bc4 (34...Kh8 35.Bb3+–) 1–0. Basman,Michael – Broome,W, 1979.

6.e3 e4 7.Nd4 =.

4.c4 Ne7

5.d4 0–0 6.e3 ed4 7.Bd4 (worse is 7.ed4 d5+=) 7...Bd4 8.Qd4 d5 9.Nf3 Nbc6 10.Qh4 d4 11.b5 Na5 12.Qd4 (12.ed4 f6 13.c5 Nf5+=) 12...Qd4 13.Nd4 c5 14.Nf3 a6 15.a4 Be6 16.Nfd2 Nc8 17.Ne4 Bc4 18.Bc4 (better is 18.Nc5!? ab5 19.ab5+/–) 18...Nc4= 19.ba6 b6 20.Nbd2 Nd2 21.Kd2 Ra6 22.Rhb1 Rd8 23.Ke2 Ne7 24.g4 ½–½. Antoli Royo,JM (2395) – Ramiro Ovejero,JL (2345), Figueres ESP, 2012. (=1.c4 e5 2.a3 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 Ne7)

5.d4 d6 6.de5 de5 7.Qd8 Kd8 8.Nf3 f6 9.Nc3 Be6 10.e3 Nd7 11.Be2 c6 12.0–0 Kc7 13.Nd2 Rhd8 14.Rfd1 a5 ½–½. Kraus,To (2360) – Pribyl,Jo (2315), Liberec CZE, Desko Open, 2013. (=1.c4 e5 2.a3 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 Ne7)

5.d4 e4 6.Nc3= (6.e3 0–0 (6...Nbc6 7.Nc3 0–0 8.Nge2 Re8 9.Qc2 Nf5 10.b5 Na5) 7.Nc3 Re8 8.Nge2 Nbc6 9.Ng3 f5 10.Qb3 f4) 6...f5 (6...0–0 7.e3= a5 8.Nge2 d5 9.Nf4 Nd7 10.cd5 Nf6; 6...Nbc6 7.e3 0–0 8.Ne4 Re8 9.Nf3 d5 10.cd5 Nd5) 7.d5 (7.e3 f4 (7...0–0 8.Nh3 Bh6 9.Be2 d5 10.0–0 Nd7) 8.ef4 0–0+= 9.Nge2 d5 10.cd5 Nd5; 7.Nh3 e3 8.fe3 0–0 9.c5 Nbc6 10.g3 Bh6) 7...d6 (7...0–0 8.Nh3= a5 9.b5 b6 10.g3 Bb7) 8.e3 0–0 9.Na4 (better is 9.Nge2+= a5 10.Nf4 ab4) 9...Bb2–/+ 10.Nb2 c6 (10...f4!? 11.ef4 Rf4–/+; 10...c5–/+) 11.Ne2= cd5 12.cd5 a5 13.Rc1 ab4 14.ab4 Qb6 15.Qd4 Nd7 16.Nc3 (16.Nc4!? Qb4 17.Nc3=) 16...Qd4–/+ 17.ed4 Nf6 (17...Nb6 18.Nc4 Nbd5 19.Nd6–/+) 18.Bc4+= Bd7 19.0–0 Be8 (19...Nc8 20.Be2–/+) 20.Bb3 (20.f3 e3+=) 20...Bf7 21.Nc4 Rfd8 22.Nb5 Ne8 23.Na5 (better is 23.f3!? Bd5 24.fe4 fe4 25.Rce1–/+) 23...Bd5–+ 24.Nc7 (24.Bd5!? Nd5 25.Nb7–+) 24...Ra5! 25.Nd5? Rd5 26.b5 Kg7 27.Bd5 Nd5 28.Rc4 Kf6 29.Rfc1 Ke6 30.h3 Nf4 31.Kf1 Nd3 32.Ra1 Kd5 33.Rca4 Rc8 34.Ra7 Rc7 35.R7a4 Rc2 36.Ra7 Rf2 37.Kg1 Rb2 38.Rb7 Nf6 39.b6 e3 40.Rf7 Ne4 41.b7 Nf4 42.Ra2 Ra2 43.b8Q Rg2 44.Kf1 e2 45.Ke1 Rg1 (45...Nd3) 0–1. Seslavin,Maxim – Chernov,Mikhail, Novokuznetsk RUS, Winter Open, 2013. (=1.c4 e5 2.a3 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 Ne7)

5.e3 0–0 6.Nc3 d5 7.cd5 Nd5 8.Qb3 Nb6 9.Qc2 Bf5 10.d3 N8d7 11.Be2 c6 12.Nf3 Qe7 13.Ne4 Rfd8 14.0–0 Rac8 15.Ng3 Be6 16.d4 Bg4 17.Rfe1 ed4 18.Nd4 Be2 19.Qe2 c5 20.Ndf5 gf5 21.Nf5 Qg5 22.Ng7 Na4 23.f4 (better is 23.h4 Qh4 24.Nf5+=) 23...Qg6–/+ 24.f5 Qg5 25.f6 Nb2 (25...Nf6?! 26.Bf6 Qf6 27.Nh5=) 26.Qb2 Nf6 27.Rf1?? (27.Nf5 Qf5 28.Rf1 Qe6 29.Qf6 Qf6 30.Rf6 c4+=) 27...Qg7 (better is 27...Ne4 28.Qc2 Qe3 (28...Kg7?! 29.Qe4 Rc7 30.Rac1+=) 29.Kh1 Kg7–+) 28.Qf6 Qf6 29.Rf6 c4 30.Rf2 Rd3 31.Re2 b5 32.Kf2 Rc6 33.a4 Rf6 34.Ke1 Ra6 35.Rea2 Re3 36.Kf2 Re5 37.ab5 Rf6 38.Kg1 Rb5 39.Ra7 Rb4 40.Rc7 Kf8 41.g3 Re6 42.Rf1 Re7 43.Rc8 Kg7 44.Rc1 Exerts pressure on the isolated pawn 44...Re4 45.Rc7 ½–½. Pietrzak,Janusz (2065) – Szczyrba,Daniel (2175), Chorzow Poland, 2008.

5.e3 0–0 6.Be2 d5 7.cd5 (7.Nf3 e4 8.Nd4 (8.Bg7 ef3 9.Bf8 fe2 10.Qe2 Kf8 11.h4 dc4 12.Qc4 Be6 13.Qc2 Nbc6 14.Nc3) 8...Nf5 9.cd5 (9.0–0 dc4 10.Qc2 Nd4 11.Bd4 Bd4 12.ed4 Qd4 13.Nc3 Nc6 14.Qe4; 9.Nf5 Bb2 10.Ra2 Be5 11.Ng3 f5 12.Nc3 d4 13.ed4 Bd4 14.0–0; 9.Nc3 Nd4 10.ed4 dc4 11.0–0 Bd4 12.Qc2 Nc6 13.b5 Ne5 14.Ne4) 9...Qg5 10.Qc2 (10.Nf5 Bb2 11.Ra2 Bf5 12.g4 Bg4 13.Bg4 Bg7 14.Nc3) 10...Qg2 11.Rf1 Nd4 12.ed4 c6 (12...Qh2 13.Qe4 Bf5 14.Rh1) 13.Nc3 Bd4 14.d3) 7...Nd5 8.Nc3 (8.Qc2 Re8 9.Nc3 e4 10.Nd5 Bb2 11.Qb2 Qd5 12.f3 Qg5 13.fe4; 8.Nh3 Nc6 9.b5 Nce7 10.Nc3 Bh3 11.gh3 Qd7 12.Bf3 Rfd8 13.Qb3) 8...Be6 (8...Nc6 9.b5 Nce7 10.Nf3 e4 11.Ng5 Bf5 12.g4 h6 13.gf5) 9.Qc2 (9.Qc1 a5 10.Nf3 ab4 11.Nd5 Qd5 12.ab4 Nc6 13.b5) 9...a6 (9...a5 10.b5 Nd7 11.Nd5 Bd5 12.e4 Be6 13.Nf3) 10.Nf3 (10.Ne4 Nd7 11.Nf3 a5 12.b5 Bf5 13.Bd3) 10...h6 (10...Nc3 11.Qc3 Nc6 12.h4 Bg4 13.Bd3) 11.Na4 (11.Ne4 Nd7 12.Nc5 Nc5 13.bc5) 11...Nd7 12.d4 (12.Nc5 Nc5 13.bc5) 12...b5 (12...a5 13.b5) 13.Nc5 Nc5 14.dc5 Re8 15.0–0 (worse is 15.Ne5 Bf5 16.Bd3 Be5 17.Bf5 Bb2 18.Qb2 gf5–+; 15.Be5?! Be5 16.Ne5 Qg5=) 15...e4 16.Nd4 f5 17.Ne6 Re6 18.Bg7 Kg7 19.Rfd1 Qf6 20.Rd4 c6 21.Rad1 Rae8 22.g3 g5 23.Bf1 f4 24.ef4 gf4 25.Re1 0–1. Goumas,G (2315) – Nuri,Kam (2195), XIX EYCC Boys U18, Fermo ITA, 2009. (=1.c4 e5 2.a3 g6 3.b4 Bg7 4.Bb2 Ne7)

5.Nf3 d6 6.e3 0–0 7.Qb3 Nd7 8.Nc3= b6 9.d4 c5 10.Rd1 ed4 11.ed4 Nf5 12.dc5 dc5 13.Be2 Bb7 14.0–0 Qc7 15.Nd5 Bd5+= 16.Rd5 Nf6 17.Rdd1 Rad8 18.Be5 Qe7 19.Rfe1 Rd1 20.Bd1 Rc8 21.Bc2+/– Qd7 22.Rd1 Qe6 23.Qa4 cb4 24.Qa7 ba3 25.Qa3 Ne8 26.Bg7 Neg7 27.Bb3 Qc6 28.Qa2 Ne6 29.h3 Rd8 30.Rd5 Rd5 31.cd5 Qc1 32.Kh2 Nc5 33.Bc4 Qf4 34.Kg1 Nd6 35.Be2 Qa4 36.Qb2 Qb3 37.Qe5 Ncb7 38.Ba6 Qb1 39.Kh2+/– Qf5 40.Qf5 gf5 41.Bd3 Nc5+= 42.Bb1 Kg7 43.Nd4 Kf6 44.f4 Nce4 45.Kg1 Nc3=+ 46.Bc2 Nd5 47.g3 Ne4 48.g4 Nf4 49.Nf5 Ke5 50.h4 b5 51.Nh6 f6 52.Nf7 Kd4 53.g5? fg5 54.Be4–/+ Ke4 55.Nd6 Ke5 56.Nb5 g4 57.Kf2 h5 58.Nc3 Nd5 59.Ne2 Kf6 60.Ng3 Kg6 61.Ne2 Ne7 62.Nf4 Kh6 63.Ke2 Nf5 64.Ng2 Kg6 65.Nf4–/+ Kh6 66.Ng2–+ Kg7 67.Nf4–/+ Nh4 68.Nh5 Kg6 69.Ng3 Kg5 70.Kf2 Nf5 71.Ne2? Kh4–+ 72.Kg2 Ne3 73.Kf2 Nd5 74.Kg2 Nf6 (Better is 74...Kg5!?–/+) ½–½. Wilk,Adam (2035) – Kwiatkowski,J, Poland–chT reg Poland, 1995.

5.g3 0–0 6.Nc3 +=.

5.g3 d6 6.Bg2 0–0 7.e3 (7.Nc3 a5+=) 7...c6 (7...Nd7 8.Ne2+=) 8.d4 (8.Nc3 Be6+=) 8...Nd7 (8...ed4 9.Bd4 Bd4 10.Qd4+=) 9.Ne2 Nb6 10.Nd2 Bg4 11.h3 Be2 12.Qe2 ed4 13.ed4 (13.Bd4!? Bd4 14.ed4+=) 13...Nf5–/+ 14.0–0–0 (14.0–0 Re8 15.Qd1 a5–/+) 14...Bd4 (14...a5 15.Qd3–+) 15.Bd4 (15.Ne4 c5–/+) 15...Nd4–+ 16.Qd3 Nf5 (16...Ne6 17.Ne4 d5 18.cd5 cd5 19.Nc3–+) 17.Ne4 (17.Be4 Ne7–/+) 17...d5–+ 18.Qc3 f6 (18...d4 19.Qa1 a5 20.g4 ab4 21.gf5–+) 19.Nc5 (19.cd5 Nd5 20.Qb3 Kh8+=) 19...Rf7 (19...Nc4 20.Ne6 Qb6 21.Nf8 Rf8 22.Rd5 cd5 23.Bd5 Kh8 24.Qc4 Qf2 25.Qc5 Qc5 26.bc5–+) 20.cd5+= Nd5 21.Bd5 cd5 22.Qb3 (22.g4 Ne7 23.Nb7 Qb6–/+) 22...Ne7 (better is 22...b6!? 23.g4 Ne7–/+) 23.Kb2+= b6 24.Ne6 Qd7 25.Rhe1 Rc8 26.Nf4 Increasing the pressure on the isolated pawn on d5 26...Rd8 (26...d4 27.Qe6 Qa4 28.Rc1+=) 27.g4 (27.h4 a5=) 27...Qd6 (27...a5 28.Rd4+=) 28.Ne6 (28.Qg3 f5 29.Ne6 Qg3 30.fg3 Rd7=) 28...Rd7 (28...Rc8 29.Rd4+=) 29.f4 (29.b5!?=) 29...Nc6+= 30.Re2 (30.f5 Ne5+=) 30...Ne5 31.f5 (31.fe5 Qe6 Decoy (31...Qe6 Interception)) 31...Qc6 (31...Rfe7 32.Kb1=) 32.Re5 (32.Ka2 Rd6=) 32...fe5+= 33.Rc1 Qb7?? (better is 33...Qa8 34.Qc3 Qe8 35.Qe5 d4+=) 34.Qc3+/– Rf6 35.Qe5 Kf7?? (35...Rdf7!?+/–) 36.Nd8 (36.Rf1 g5 37.Ng5 Kg7 38.Ne6 Kg8 39.Qf6+–) 36...Rd8 37.Rc7 Qc7 38.Qc7 Ke8 39.Qh7 gf5 40.g5 Rf7 41.Qh8 Ke7? 42.Qe5 Kf8 43.g6 Re8 44.Qh8 Ke7 45.g7 f4 46.Qe8!! Ke8 47.g8Q Ke7 48.Qg5 Kf8 49.Qh6 Kg8 50.Qg6 Kf8 51.Qg2 f3 52.Qf2 Ke7 53.Kc3 Ke6 54.Kd2 1–0. Borysiak,Boguslaw (2200) – Krasiewicz,Robert (2040), 38th YMCA Summer, 2007.

5.h4 d5 6.cd5 Nd5 (worse is 6...Qd5 7.Nc3 Qd8 8.h5+=) 7.Nf3 f6 (better is 7...0–0!?+=) 8.e3= Be6 9.Nc3 Nd7 10.Rc1 a6 (10...a5 11.b5+=) 11.Qc2 c6 (11...Nc3 12.Qc3 c6 13.h5+=) 12.h5+/– Bf7 13.hg6 hg6 14.Rh8 Bh8 15.d4 (15.Nd5 cd5 16.d4 e4+=) 15...ed4 (15...Nc3!? 16.Bc3 Qe7+=) 16.Nd5+/– cd5 17.Bd4 Ne5 18.Qc7 Qc7 (18...Qd7!?+/–) 19.Rc7+– b5 (19...Nf3 20.gf3 b5+–) 20.Ne5 fe5 21.Bc5 Bf6 (better is 21...Bg8 22.Be2 Bf6+–) 22.g3?? (better is 22.Rc6 Be7 23.Ra6+–) 22...Be6+= 23.Bg2 e4 24.f3 Be5?? (better is 24...Bf5+=) 25.Re7+– Kd8 26.Re6 Bg3 27.Ke2 a5 (27...ef3 28.Kf3 Bc7+–) 28.Rg6 (28.Rg6 Kd7 29.Rg3 ab4 30.Bb4+–) 1–0. Farkas,Miso – Milenkovic,Stojko (2125), Vojvodina Cup, 2008.

4.e3 d6

5.c4 f5 6.Nf3 (6.d4 Ne7=) 6...Nf6 7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 0–0 (8...a5 9.b5=) 9.Nc3 (9.Be2 a5=) 9...Kh8 (9...a5 10.Be2=) 10.Be2+= c6 (10...c5 11.0–0+=) 11.Qc2 Na6 12.c5 (12.0–0 Be6+=) 12...d5 (12...dc5 13.dc5 b6 14.Rd1+=) 13.b5 (13.Ba6 ba6 14.Qa4 Qc7+=) 13...Nc7 14.a4 (14.bc6 bc6 15.Qa4 Qd7=) 14...Ne6 (14...f4 15.0–0=) 15.g3 (15.0–0 f4=) 15...g5 16.h4 f4 (better is 16...g4=) 17.0–0–0?? (17.hg5 fe3 18.fe3 (< 18.gf6 ed2 19.Qd2 Qf6–/+) 18...Ng5 19.bc6 bc6 20.Qd1=+) 17...fe3 (17...f3 18.Bf1 g4 19.Re1–/+) 18.fe3 Bh6 (18...g4!?–/+) 19.hg5 Bg5 20.Nde4? (better is 20.Nf1=+) 20...de4–+ (< 20...Ne4 21.Ne4 Be3 22.Kb1+=) 21.Ne4 Be3 22.Kb1 Nd5 23.Rh7 Kh7 24.Ng5 Kh6 25.Rh1 Kg5 26.Rh5 Kf6 27.Qf5 Ke7 28.Rh7 (28…Ng7 29.Rg7 Ke8 30.Qg6 Rf7 31.Qf7#) 1–0. Steffens,Olaf (2320) – Wilde,Dennis (2120), Schleswig Holstein–ch masters, 1997.

5.c4 Nf6 6.d3 0–0 (6...a5 7.b5=) 7.Nf3= Nc6 (7...a5 8.b5=) 8.Nbd2 a5 (8...Bf5 9.Be2=) 9.b5 Nb8 10.Be2 Re8 11.a4 (11.0–0 Nbd7=) 11...Nbd7 (11...Qe7 12.0–0=) 12.0–0 Nc5 13.d4 ed4 14.ed4 Nh5 15.g3 Bg4 (15...Bf5 16.Ra3=) 16.Re1 Ne6 17.Nf1 Nf6 18.Ra3 (18.Ne3 Bh3=) 18...Ne4 19.Re3 Nf6 (19...d5 20.Ne5 Be2 21.R3e2=) 20.h4 (20.d5 Nc5+=) 20...h6 (20...Bh6 21.Rb3=) 21.Qa1 (21.d5 Nc5=) 21...d5 22.Ne5 Be2 23.R3e2 dc4 24.Nd2 Qd5 25.Ndc4 h5 (25...Ra7 26.Bc3=) 26.Ne3 Qd6 27.d5 Nc5 (27...Nd5 28.Rd1 c6 29.bc6 bc6 30.Nc6+=) 28.N5c4 Qd8 29.Rd1 Nce4 30.d6 (30.Be5 Nc5+=) 30...cd6+/– 31.f3 Ng3 32.Rg2 d5 33.Rg3 Qc7 34.Be5 Ne4? (better is 34...Qc5 35.Bd4 Qc7+/–) 35.Bc7+– (35.fe4?! Re5 36.b6 Qe7 37.Ne5 Be5 38.Rg6 fg6=) 35...Ba1 36.fe4 1–0. Cirulis,Ilmars (1840) – Duttagupta,Aniruddha (2000), FICGS, 2015.

5.c4 Nf6 6.Ne2 =+.

5.c4 Nf6 6.Nf3 0–0 (6...e4 7.Nd4=) 7.d4 Nbd7 (7...e4 8.Nfd2=) 8.Nc3 (8.Be2 ed4 9.Bd4 a5=) 8...Re8 (8...a5 9.Bd3=) 9.Be2 e4 (9...a5 10.0–0=) 10.Nd2+= Nf8 (10...c5 11.0–0+=) 11.g4 (11.0–0 a5+=) 11...h6 12.Rg1 (12.h4 N8h7+=) 12...c6 (12...c5=) 13.d5 (13.h4!?+=) 13...cd5=+ 14.cd5 (14.g5 hg5 15.cd5 g4=+) 14...Nd5 15.Nd5 (15.Nde4 Nc3 16.Nc3 Qh4=+) 15...Bb2–/+ 16.Rb1 Bg7 (< 16...Ba3 17.Nc4+/–) 17.Qc2 (17.Rc1 Rb8–/+) 17...Be6 (17...Re5 18.Nc7 Rb8 19.g5–/+) 18.Nc7 (18.Qe4 Bf5! 19.Qe8 Qe8 20.gf5 Qe5=+) 18...Rc8–+ 19.Ne6 Ne6 (19...Re6 20.Qa4–+) 20.Qa4 (20.Qe4 d5 21.Qf3 Ng5–+) 20...d5–+ 21.Qa7 d4 (better is 21...Qc7 22.Qa5 Qh2–+) 22.Bc4? (better is 22.Ne4!? de3 23.Qe3–+) 22...de3 (22...Qc7 23.g5 Ra8 24.Qa8 Ra8 25.gh6 de3 26.fe3–+) 23.Qe3 Bd4 24.Qh6 e3 (25.fe3 Bc3–+) 0–1. Steffens,Olaf (2315) – Machelett,Heiko (2355), Oberliga Nord N, 1997.

5.Nf3 (--> 4.Nf3 d6 5.e3).

4.e3 Ne7

5.c4 0–0 6.Nc3 b6 7.Nf3 Bb7 8.Be2 a6 9.Qc2 a5 10.b5 d5 11.Nd5 Nd5 12.cd5 Bd5 13.0–0 Nd7 14.Rac1 Rc8 15.Qb1 Nc5 16.d4 1–0. combijack (1795) – junkie43, gameknot.com, 2012.

5.c4 0–0 6.Nc3 d6 7.h3 c6 (7...a5 8.b5=+) 8.Nf3= b6 (8...e4 9.Nh2=) 9.d4 ed4 10.Nd4 Re8 (10...a5 11.Bd3=) 11.Bd3 (11.Be2 Nf5 12.Nf5 Bf5=) 11...Bd4 12.ed4 Nf5 13.Ne2 Qf6 (13...d5 14.0–0=) 14.0–0+= d5 15.Rb1 (15.cd5 cd5 16.Qb3 Be6+=) 15...Bb7 (15...Be6 16.c5+=) 16.c5 (16.cd5 cd5 17.Qa4 Re7+=) 16...b5 (16...Ba6!?=) 17.a4 (17.Re1 Na6+=) 17...a6 (17...Ba6 18.a5+=) 18.ab5 (18.Re1!?+/–) 18...ab5+= 19.Ra1 Nd7 (19...Ra1 20.Qa1 Na6 21.Qa3+=) 20.Re1 Ra1 21.Qa1 Ra8 22.Qc1 Kg7 23.Nf4 h5 24.Bf5 Qf5+= 25.Re7 Kf8 26.Qe1 Rd8 27.Bc1 Bc8 28.Qe2 Nf6 29.Rc7 Bd7. thedesertfox (1900) – dovlov (1830), net–chess.com, 2005.

5.Nf3 d6

6.Be2 0–0 =.

6.e4 f5 7.ef5 Bf5 =.

6.c4 0–0

7.Nc3 a5 8.d4 =.

7.Nc3 f5 8.d4 e4 9.Nd2 Nd7 10.Qb3 Nf6 11.Be2+= h6 12.f3 f4 13.Nce4+= Nf5 14.Nf1 Ne4 15.fe4 Qh4 16.Kd1 Ng3 17.hg3 Qh1–/+ 18.gf4 Qg2 19.Nd2 h5 20.c5= Kh7 21.Nf3 Bg4 22.Ng5 Kh6 23.Bg4 Qg4 24.Kd2 Bf6 25.Ne6+= Rf7 26.e5 de5 27.de5 Rd7 28.Bd4 Bh4–/+ 29.Kc3 Re8 30.c6= bc6 31.Nc5 Rd5 32.Qa4 Rd4? 33.ed4 Qf4+= 34.Qc6 Qe3 35.Kc4+= Qe2 36.Kb3 Re7 37.Ka4 Qc2= 38.Kb5 Qe2 39.Ka4 Qc2 40.Kb5 Qe2 41.Ka5 Qb2 42.Rg1 Qa3 43.Kb5 Rg7 44.Qe4 Be7=+ 45.e6 c6 46.Qc6 Bc5 47.Qc5 Qd3 48.Kc6= Qa6 49.Kd5 Qa2 50.Qc4 Qf2 51.Qf1 Qa2 52.Ke5 a5 53.Rg2 Qb3 54.Qf4 Kh7+= 55.d5 ab4 56.d6 Ra7 57.Re2?? Ra5–+ 58.Kf6 Qc3 59.Re5= Re5 60.Qe5+= Qf3 61.Ke7 Kg8 62.Qf6 Qb7 63.d7 b3 64.Qg6 Kh8 65.Kf7 (65...Qf3 66.Ke8 Qc6 67.Qh5 Kg7 68.Qg5 Kh7 69.Ke7 Qa8 70.Qh5 Kg7 71.Qg4 Kh7 72.Kf7 Qf8 73.Kf8 Kh6 74.d8Q b2 75.Qdh4#) 1–0. Steffens,Olaf (2330) – Ashby,Ann Marie (2090), Hastings Masters, 1995.

7.d4 a5 8.Nbd2 =.

7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 f5 9.Be2 Nd7 10.0–0+= Nf6 11.Nc3 g5 12.a4 Ng6 13.b5 Qe7 14.Qc2 h5 15.Rfc1 h4 16.Ba3 Re8 17.Nd5+/– Qf7 18.a5 c6 19.Nf6+/– Qf6 20.a6 g4 21.Rab1 cb5 22.cb5 d5 23.ab7 Bb7 24.Qc7 Bc8 25.Rc6 Be6 26.Bc5 Kh7 27.Ra6 Rac8 28.Qa7+– f4 29.b6 fe3 30.fe3 g3 31.Rf1 Qg5–/+ 32.hg3?? Qe3–+ 33.Kh1 hg3 34.Rf4 Nf4 35.Ra1 Ne2 36.b7 Qh6# 0–1. Dvoretska,Olena – Berdiugina,Elena (2100), UKR–ch U16 Girls, 2002.

7.d4 Bf5 =.

4.Nf3 Nc6

5.b5 Nd4 6.Nd4 ed4 7.e3 +=.

5.c4 d6 6.e3 Bf5 7.Be2 Qd7 8.d3 0–0–0 9.Qa4 a6 10.Nc3 Nge7 11.h3 h5 12.Ng5 Be6 13.b5+/– Nb8 14.Ne6 fe6 15.Qb3 d5 16.cd5 Nd5 17.ba6 Na6 18.Bf3 e4? 19.Be4 Nc5+/– 20.Qc2 Ne4 21.Ne4+= Bb2 22.Qb2 b6? 23.a4?? Ne7? 24.d4 Qd5 25.f3 Nf5 26.a5 ba5 27.Rb1 Qa8 28.Qb3 a4?? 29.Qe6 Rd7 30.Nc5 Qd5 31.Rb8!! Kb8 32.Nd7 Qd7 33.Qd7 Ne3 34.Qb5 Ka7 35.Qa4 Kb6 36.Qb3 Kc6 37.Qe3 Kd7 38.0–0 Re8 39.Qg5 c6 40.Qg6 Re6 41.Qf5 Ke7 42.Qc5 Rd6 43.Re1 Kd7 44.Re5 h4 45.Re8! Rd5 46.Qe7# 1–0. Rempeli,Alexander – Schwarz,David, Wuertemberg–ch U12, 2004.

5.e3 a6 6.c4 d6 7.d4 Bg4 8.d5 Na7 9.Nbd2 b5 10.Bd3 Nf6 11.Qc2 0–0 12.Rc1 Qe8 13.cb5 Nb5 14.Qb3 Bf5 15.Bf5 gf5 16.0–0 Rc8 17.Rc6 Na7 18.Ra6 Nb5? 19.a4 Ng4 20.ab5 Qb5 21.Ra5 Qe2 22.h3 Nf6 23.Re1 1–0. arkadeles (2260) – Bren, ChessWorld.net, 2003.

5.e3 d6!? =.

5.e3 Nge7 6.b5+/– Na5 7.Ne5 c6 8.Nc6 Nac6 9.Bg7 Rg8 10.Bf6 Na5 11.Nc3 a6 12.Nd5! d6 13.b6 Kd7 14.Be7 Qe8 15.Nf6 Ke7 16.Ne8 Ke8 17.c4 Bd7 18.Be2 Ke7 19.0–0 Rge8 20.Qc2 Kf8 21.d4 Bf5 22.Bd3 Bd3 23.Qd3 Rac8 24.Rac1 Rc6 25.c5 dc5 26.dc5 Rec8 27.Rc2 Rc5 28.Rc5 Rc5 29.Qd6 (29...Ke8 30.Qc5+–) 1–0. Vandenburg,V – Austin,J, East Lansing ch–MI opB, 1991.

4.Nf3 d6

5.c4 b6 6.e3 Bb7 7.Be2+= c5 (7...Nf6 8.0–0+=) 8.b5 (8.0–0 Nf6+=) 8...Nd7 (8...Nf6 9.d4=) 9.Qb3 (9.0–0 Ngf6+=) 9...Ngf6 (9...g5 10.d3=) 10.d3 0–0 (10...d5 A) < 11.Be5 dc4 12.Qc4 Bf3 13.Bf6 Qf6 (13...Bf6?! 14.Bf3 Ne5 15.Qe4=+) 14.Bf3 Qa1 15.Qe4 Be5–/+; B) 11.0–0 d4 12.Ne1=) 11.Nbd2 (11.0–0 Re8=) 11...Re8 12.0–0 Qc7 13.Rac1 (13.Qc2 a6=) 13...Rad8 (13...a6 14.ba6 Ra6 15.e4=) 14.Rfd1 h6 15.Ne1 (15.Re1 d5=) 15...Nf8 (15...d5 16.cd5 Bd5 17.Qc2+=) 16.Bf3+= d5 17.cd5 Nd5 18.d4 (better is 18.Qa4!?+=) 18...ed4=+ 19.Bd4 Bd4 20.ed4 Nf4 21.Rc4 N8e6 22.dc5= Nc5 23.Qc2 Ne2=+ 24.Be2 Re2–+ 25.Qc3? Qe7 26.Nc2 Ne4 27.Re4 Qe4! 28.f3 Qh4 29.Rf1 Rdd2 30.Ne3 Qg5 31.Ng4 Rg2 (32.Kh1 Rh2 33.Nh2 Qg2#) 0–1. Ranby,Hans – Kilpatrick,Robert, corr 3GMM½–04, 1998.

5.c4 b6 6.e3 Nf6 7.Be2 0–0 8.0–0 Nbd7 9.Nc3 Bb7 10.Qc2 Re8 11.Rfe1 Rc8 12.d4 e4 13.Nd2 d5 (13...Qe7!?+=) 14.cd5+/– Nd5 15.Nce4 Ne3?? (better is 15...Qe7+/–) 16.fe3+– Qh4 17.g3 (17.Bf3 Be4 18.Be4 c5+–) 17...Qh3?? (better is 17...Be4 18.Qa4 Qh3 19.Ne4 Re4+/–) 18.Bf3+– Ba8 19.Nf2 Qe6 20.Ba8 Ra8 21.Rac1 h5 22.e4 Qe7 23.e5 Qg5 24.Nf3 Qe7 25.Qc7 Bh6 26.Rc6 g5 27.Rh6 h4 28.Qd6 hg3 29.hg3 Qd8 30.e6 (30.e6 f6 31.ed7 Re1 32.Ne1+–) 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (1860) – Dumenil,Jean Francois (1740), FRA Ch (Team) N5 Mouy–Senlis, 2004.

5.c4 b6 6.e3 Nf6 7.d4 =.

5.c4 Be6 6.Qc2 f5 7.d4 Nd7 8.de5 Ne5 9.Ne5 de5 10.e4 c6 11.Nc3 Nf6 12.Bd3 f4 13.f3 0–0 14.b5 Rf7 15.Na4 cb5 16.Nc5 Bc4 17.Be5? Ne4! 18.0–0–0 Qe7 19.Bc4 bc4 20.Bg7 Nc5 21.Bb2 Nd3 22.Rd3 cd3 23.Qd3 Qe3 0–1. Quabach,Juergen (1935) – Pflug,Matthias (2210), Passau op 7th, 1999.

5.c4 Be6 6.e3 Nd7 (6...Nf6 7.d4=) 7.Nc3 (7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 f5+=) 7...f5 (7...Ngf6 8.Be2=) 8.d3 (8.d4 e4 9.d5 Bf7+=) 8...h6 (8...Ngf6 9.Be2=) 9.Be2 (9.d4 ed4 10.Nd4 Bf7+=) 9...Ngf6 (9...a5 10.0–0+=) 10.Rc1 (10.0–0 0–0+=) 10...0–0 (10...a5 11.d4=) 11.0–0 (11.d4 e4 12.Nd2 a5=) 11...g5 (11...a5 12.b5=) 12.Nd2 f4 (12...a5 13.b5=) 13.ef4 (13.d4 c6+=) 13...gf4 14.Bf3 Rb8 (14...c6 15.Re1+=) 15.Nce4 (15.Re1 c6+=) 15...Qe8 (15...Ne4 16.Ne4 Qh4 17.Re1+=) 16.Re1 (16.Nf6 Bf6 17.Re1 Qf7+=) 16...Qg6 (16...Ne4 17.Ne4 Qg6 18.d4+=) 17.c5 (17.d4 Bf5+=) 17...d5 (17...Ne4!? 18.Be4 Qf7=) 18.Nf6+= Bf6 (18...Rf6 19.c6 bc6 20.Rc6 Qd3 21.Rc7 Rff8+/–) 19.Bh5 (19.c6 e4 20.Bf6 ef3 21.Qf3 Rf6 22.cd7 c6+/–) 19...Qd3 (19...Qf5 20.Nb3 c6 21.Qe2=) 20.c6+= bc6 21.Rc6 Bf5?? (better is 21...Rb6 22.Rc7 a6+=) 22.Be2+– Bg4 23.Bg4 Nb6 24.Rc7 (24...d4 25.Be6 Kh8 26.Qh5+–; 24.Be6 Kh8 25.Qh5 Qh7+–) 1–0. Aubertin,Tim – Meinhardt,Maximilian, Westpfalz op, 1998.

5.c4 f5 6.e3 Nf6 7.Qc2 Be6 (7...e4 8.Nd4=) 8.c5 (8.Be2 Nc6=) 8...Ng4 (8...Bd5 9.d4 e4 10.Nfd2=) 9.Bc4 Qe7 10.cd6 cd6 11.Be6 Qe6 12.Ng5 Qd7 13.Qb3 Bf6 14.f3 (14.Nh3 Nc6=) 14...Bg5 (14...Ne3 15.Qe3 f4 16.Qe4 Bg5 17.d4=+) 15.fg4=+ Nc6 (15...fg4 16.0–0=+) 16.Nc3 (16.gf5 gf5 17.0–0 Rc8=) 16...Ne7 (16...fg4 17.0–0=) 17.0–0 d5 (17...Rc8 18.gf5 gf5 19.Qd1=) 18.Na4+= Qd6 (18...Bf6 19.Nc5 Qc6 20.Rac1+=) 19.Nc5 b6 (19...b5 20.gf5 gf5 21.a4+/–) 20.Qa4+/– Kf7 21.Nd7 d4 (21...Bf6 22.gf5 Nf5 23.Nf6 Kf6 24.g4+–) 22.Qb3 Ke8? (better is 22...Nd5 23.Ne5 Qe5 24.Bd4 Qe4 25.Bh8 Rh8+/–) 23.Ne5!+– (23...Qd5 24.Qd5 Nd5 25.Bd4+–) 1–0. Basman,Michael – Hardy, Cambridge, 1980.

5.c4 f5 6.e3 Nf6 7.d4 ed4 8.ed4 0–0 =.

5.c4 f5 6.e3 Nf6 7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 0–0 9.Nc3 Nbd7 10.Qb3 c6 11.c5 d5 12.b5 Qe7 13.g3 Rf7 14.h4 Nf8 15.a4 h6 16.a5 g5 (better is 16...a6!? 17.bc6 bc6=) 17.hg5+/– hg5 18.a6 f4 19.gf4 gf4 20.ab7 Bb7 21.Rg1 a5 (21...Ne6!?+/–) 22.ba6+– Bc8 23.Be2 (worse is 23.ef4 e3 24.fe3 Qe3 25.Ne2 Qb3 26.Nb3 Ba6+/–) 23...fe3 24.fe3 Kh7 (24...Ng4!? 25.Nce4 Qh4 26.Ng3 Qh2+–) 25.Nf1 Bh6 26.Qb6 Qe6 27.Kd2 (27.Qb4 Rfa7+–) 27...Ng6 (27...Rfa7 28.Qb3+/–) 28.Kc2 (28.Kd1 Rfa7+/–) 28...Nh4 (28...Rfa7 29.Kd1+/–) 29.Ng3 (better is 29.Kd1!?+–) 29...Rg7 (worse is 29...Be3 30.Rh1 Bg5 31.Rh4 Bh4 32.Rh1+/–) 30.Raf1 (better is 30.Rh1 Rg3 31.Rh4+–) 30...Be3?? (30...Nd7 31.Qb3 Rb8+/– (31...Be3 32.Rh1 Rg3 33.Rh4 Bh6 34.Rfh1+–)) 31.Rf6!+– Bg1 (31...Qf6 32.Nh5 Double attack (32.Nh5 Decoy)) 32.Re6 Be6 33.Nh5 (33.Qc6 Ng2 34.Nce4 Ne3 35.Kc1 Rf8 36.Qe6 de4 37.Qe4 Kh8+–) 33...Rg6 (33...Re7 34.Qc6 Rc8+–) 34.Qb7 Kh6 35.Qa8 Bd4 36.Qf8 (36.Qf8 Kh7 37.Qe7 Kh8 38.Qh4+–) 1–0. Steffens,Olaf (2290) – Van Wessel,Rudy (2395), 31st ECC Open, 2015.

5.c4 Nf6 6.Nc3 =.

5.d4 Nd7 6.de5 Ne5 7.Ne5 Be5 8.Be5 de5 9.Qd8 Kd8 10.Nd2 Be6 11.Rd1 Ke7 12.Nf3 f6 13.e3 Nh6 14.Nd2 Nf5 15.c4 Rhd8 16.c5 c6 17.Be2 Rd7 18.b5 (18.h4 h5=) 18...Rad8 (18...cb5 19.Bb5 Rc7 20.Rc1–/+) 19.a4 (19.bc6 bc6 20.Bf3 Nh4 21.Bc6 Rc7=+) 19...Nh4 (19...cb5!? 20.ab5 Rc7–/+) 20.Rg1= Bd5 (better is 20...cb5 21.ab5 Nf5=) 21.e4+– Be6 22.bc6 (22...bc6 23.g3+/–) 1–0. b4_player (2190) – woodenpawn, GameColony.com, 2003.

5.e3 f5 6.c4 Nf6 7.c5 e4 8.Nd4 d5 (8...dc5 9.bc5 Qe7 10.Qc2=) 9.Nc3 0–0 10.Nce2 (10.Be2 a5=) 10...Qe7 (10...a5 11.Nf4 Qe7 12.Bb5=) 11.h4 (11.Nf4 a5=) 11...Be6 (11...a5 12.Nf4=) 12.Nf4 Bf7 (12...Bd7!?=) 13.h5+/– Nc6 (13...b6 14.hg6 hg6 15.c6+/–) 14.Nc6 bc6 15.hg6 hg6 16.Ba6 Ng4 (16...Rfb8 17.Qa4+/–) 17.Bg7 Kg7 18.d4 (18.Nh3 Rab8+/–) 18...Rh8 (18...ed3 19.Qd3 (19.Nd3?! d4=) 19...Rad8 20.Qd4 Qf6 21.Rd1+/–) 19.Rh3 (19.Nh3 Qh4 20.Qb3 f4 21.ef4 e3+/–) 19...g5 (19...Qf6 20.Be2+/–) 20.Rh8 Rh8 21.Nh3 Be6 22.Qa4 f4+= 23.ef4 e3 24.f3+/– Nf2 25.Ng1 Bd7 26.Qa5+= Rh1 27.Ke2 Bf5 28.fg5+= Rh2 29.Kf1 Kg8 30.Re1?? Qg5 31.Qc7 Qg2 32.Ke2 Nd1 (33.Kd1 Qd2#) 0–1. Steffens,Olaf (2255) – Markgraf,Alexander (2320), Oberliga Nord W, 2003.

5.e3 f5 6.c4 Nf6 7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 0–0 =.

5.e3 f5 6.c4 Nf6 7.Be2 e4 8.Nd4 c5 9.Nb3 Qe7 10.d4 ed3 11.Qd3 Nc6 12.bc5 dc5 13.0–0 Be6 14.N1d2 Rd8 15.Qc2 0–0 16.Rfe1 b6 17.Nf3 Ne4 18.Bg7 Qg7 19.Bd3 Nd6 The isolani on c4 becomes a target 20.e4 (20.Rad1 Rfe8+=) 20...fe4 21.Be4 Ne4 22.Qe4 Rd6 23.Rad1 Bf5 24.Qe2 Rd1 25.Qd1 Qd7 26.Qc1 Re8 27.Rd1 Qg7 28.h4 (28.Re1 Re1 29.Qe1 Qe7+=) 28...Ne5 29.Ne5 Qe5 (29...Re5?! 30.Rd8 Kf7 31.Nd2=) 30.Qg5 Bc2 31.Qe5 Re5 32.Rd8 Kf7 33.Nd2 (33.f4 Re1 34.Kf2 Re4–/+) 33...Re1–+ 34.Kh2 Rd1 35.Rd5 Bf5–+ 0–1. Kutuzov,D (2335) – Petrosian,TL (2660), Moscow Open A, 2015.

5.e3 f5 6.Bc4 Nf6 =.

5.e3 Bg4 6.Be2 Nd7 7.0–0 f5 8.d3 Qe7 9.h3?? (better is 9.Nc3!?=) 9...Bf3 (9...e4 10.Nd4 Be2 11.Qe2=) 10.Bf3 Ngf6?? (better is 10...e4 11.Nc3 ef3–/+) 11.c4 (better is 11.Bb7!? Rb8 12.Bc6+/–) 11...e4= 12.de4 fe4 13.Be2 0–0 14.Nd2 Ne5 15.Qc2 Nc6 16.Rad1 Rae8 17.Nb3 Kh8 18.Nd4 Nd4 19.Bd4 Nd7 20.Qc3 Bd4 (20...Ne5!?+=) 21.Qd4+/– Qe5 22.Qe5 (better is 22.Qa7!? Rb8 23.Qd4+/–) 22...Ne5= 23.Rd4 Nc6 24.Rd2 a5 25.b5 Ne5 26.Rc1 Nd7= 27.Bg4 Nc5 28.Rdc2 h5 29.Be2 Rf5 30.g4 hg4 31.hg4 Rf7 32.Kg2 Ref8 33.Rh1 Kg7 34.Rf1 Rh8 35.Rcc1 g5 36.Rh1 Rhf8 37.Rhf1 Kg6 38.Kg3 Rh8 39.Rh1 Rhf8 40.Rhf1 Rh7 41.Rh1 Rfh8 42.Rh7 Rh7 43.Kg2 Rf7 44.Kg3 Nb3 45.Rc2 Nc5 46.f4 ef3 47.Bf3 Nd3?? 48.Be4+– Kh6 49.Bd3 Rf1 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (1975) – Aries32 (2120), Echecs21 (5/5), 2003.

5.e3 Bg4 6.Be2 Ne7 7.c4 0–0 8.Qc2 Nd7 9.d4 ed4 10.Nd4 Bf5 11.Nf5+= Nf5 12.0–0 Ne5 13.Nd2 Rb8 14.Nf3 Qe7 15.Ne5 Be5 16.Be5 Qe5 17.Rad1 b6 18.Rd5 Qf6+= 19.Qa4 Qb2 20.Bg4 Ne7 21.Rd4 Rfd8 22.Rfd1 Qc3 23.Bf3 a5 24.ba5 Qa5 25.Qa5 ba5 26.c5 Rb3 27.Ra4 Rb5 28.cd6 Rd6 29.Rd6 cd6 30.Kf1 f6 31.Ke2 Kf7 32.Kd3 Ke6 33.e4 Ke5 34.Bg4 d5 35.g3 Rb3 36.Kc2 Rb5 37.Kd3 Rb3 38.Kc2 Rb5 39.f4 Kd6 40.Rd4 Kc5 41.Ra4 Kb6 42.ed5 Rd5 43.Bf3 Rc5 44.Kd3 Kb5 45.Rd4+= Rc7 46.a4 Kc5 47.g4 h6 48.Rc4 Kb6 49.Rc7 Kc7 50.Kd4 Kb6 51.Bd5 g5 52.f5 Nc6 53.Bc6 Kc6 54.Kc4 (54...Kc7 55.Kb5+–) 1–0. Fucik,Timo – Klingert,Wilfried, Baden–chT U20, 2002.

5.e3 Bg4 6.Be2 Ne7 7.d3 0–0 8.c4 e4 (8...a5!?=) 9.Bg7+/– (9.de4? Bb2 10.Ra2 Bf3 11.Bf3 Be5–+) 9...Kg7 10.de4 Nd7 11.Nc3 Nc6 12.0–0 Qf6 (12...Bf3 13.Bf3 Re8 14.Be2+/–) 13.Nd5+– Qd8 14.Nd4 Be6 (14...Be2 15.Qe2 Re8 16.b5+/–) 15.Ne6 (better is 15.Nb5!? Rc8 16.Na7 Na7 17.Qd4 Ne5 18.Qa7+–) 15...fe6+/– 16.Nf4 Nce5?? (better is 16...Qe7+/–) 17.Ne6+– (17.Ne6 Kh6 18.Nd8 Rad8 19.f4+–) 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (1920) – figuereo (1810), Active, 2011.

5.e3 Bg4 6.Be2 Nf6 7.0–0 =.

5.e3 Nh6 6.d4 Qe7 (6...e4 7.Nfd2 Bf5 8.c4=) 7.Be2+= 0–0 8.0–0 Nd7 9.c4 f5 (9...Nf5 10.Nc3+=) 10.de5 (10.Nc3 c6+=) 10...de5 (10...Ne5 11.Nc3+=) 11.Nc3 c6 12.Qc2 Nf7 13.Rad1 (13.Rfd1 Nf6+=) 13...Nf6 (13...a5 14.ba5 Ra5 15.Rd2=) 14.Na4 (14.Rd2 Be6+=) 14...g5 (14...b6 15.c5 b5 16.Nc3=) 15.Nd2 f4 (15...b6 16.e4+=) 16.ef4+/– ef4 (16...gf4 17.Rfe1+/–) 17.Rfe1 Re8 18.Bd3 (better is 18.Nf3+/–) 18...Qe1=+ 19.Re1 Re1 20.Nf1 Bg4 (20...Ne5!?=) 21.f3 Bh5= 22.Bc3 Re7 23.Nc5 Nd6 24.Nd2 Rae8 25.h3 Bf7 26.Kh2 h6 27.Ncb3 Nh5 28.Bg7= Ng7 29.c5 Nb5 30.a4 Nc7=+ 31.Ne4 Nd5 32.Bc4 Nh5 33.Nbd2 Nb4 34.Bf7 Rf7 35.Qb3?? Nd5–/+ 36.Nd6 Re3 37.Qb1=+ Rg7 38.Nf5 Re2 39.Ng7+/– Ng7 40.Qd3 Re3= 41.Qg6 Re6 42.Qd3 Re1 43.Qg6 Ne3 44.Ne4?? Nf1 45.Kg1 Ng3 46.Kh2 Rh1# 0–1. Chilton,Alexis – Schmidt,Peter (2115), Berlin GER Unicorn Open, 2005.

5.e4 f5 6.ef5 Bf5 7.Bc4 Nd7 8.d3 =.

5.c4 Ne7

6.Qb3 Nbc6 A) 7.e4 A1) 7...a6 8.Be2 (8.Bd3 Bg4 9.Be2 0–0 10.h3 Be6 11.0–0 h6 12.Qd3 f5 13.Nc3=; 8.Qd3 f5 9.Nc3 fe4 10.Ne4 Bf5 11.Be2 d5 12.cd5 Qd5 13.Qd5=; 8.b5 Na5 9.Qc2 ab5 10.cb5 f5 11.d3 Bd7 12.Nc3 Be6 13.Rb1+=; 8.c5 0–0 9.Bc4 dc5 10.bc5 Na5 11.Qc2 Nc4 12.Qc4 Nc6 13.0–0+=) 8...f5 9.d3 0–0 10.0–0 Be6 11.Ng5 Qd7 12.Ne6 Qe6 13.Bf3=; A2) 7...f5 8.Bd3 a6 9.0–0 0–0 10.c5 Kh8 11.ef5 Nf5 12.Be4 Ncd4 13.Nd4+=; B) 7.b5 B1) 7...Nd4 8.Nd4 ed4 9.e3 Nf5 10.e4 Nh6 11.Qd3 Qf6 12.Be2 Bg4 13.Nc3=; B2) 7...Nb8 8.Qc2 (8.d4 ed4 9.e3 Nf5 10.Nd4 Nd4 11.Bd4 Bd4 12.ed4 0–0 13.Nc3=; 8.e4 f5 9.ef5 Bf5 10.c5 Nd7 11.cd6 cd6 12.d4 e4 13.Nh4=; 8.e3 0–0 9.Be2 Nd7 10.0–0 Nc5 11.Qc2 Bf5 12.d3 e4 13.Bg7+=) 8...0–0 9.e3 Bf5 10.e4 Bg4 11.Be2 a6 12.h3 Bc8 13.d4=; B3) 7...Na5 8.Qc3 (8.Qa4 b6 9.d4 ed4 10.e3 Nf5 11.e4 Nh4 12.Nd4 Qg5 13.Rg1–/+; 8.Qb4 c5 9.Qa4 a6 10.ba6 Nac6 11.e4 Ra6 12.Qb3 f5 13.d3+=) 8...c6 9.bc6 Nec6 10.e3 Be6 11.Be2 d5 12.d3 Rc8 13.0–0+=.

6.e3 0–0 7.Be2 Nf5 8.0–0 e4 9.Bg7 ef3 10.Bf8 fe2 11.Qe2 Qf8 12.d4 Nd7 13.Nd2 Nb6 14.Rac1 Be6 15.Rfd1 Qh6 16.Qf3 Nh4?? (better is 16...c6=) 17.Qb7+– Rf8 (17...Qg5 18.g3 Rc8+–) 18.Qc7 Qg5 19.g3 Nf5 (19...Nc8+–) 20.Nf3 (better is 20.Qa7 Nc4 21.Ne4+– (21.Nc4?! Bc4 22.e4 Be2 23.ef5 Bd1 24.Rd1 Qf5+–; 21.Rc4 Ne3 22.Ne4 Qf5 23.fe3 Qe4+/–)) 20...Qf6 21.Kg2 Rc8 22.Qa7 Nc4 23.a4?? (better is 23.d5 Bd5 24.Rd5 Nfe3 25.fe3 Qb2 26.Rd2 Qc1 27.Re2+=) 23...Nce3! 24.fe3 Ne3 25.Kf2 Nd1 26.Rd1 Bg4 27.Rd3 Rc2 28.Ke3 0–1. Fournier,Frederic (1980) – vitsch (2095), Active (5/0), 2004.

6.e3 0–0 7.Be2 Bg4 8.d3 Nbc6 9.0–0 a5 (9...a6 10.Nc3=) 10.b5+= Nb8 11.Nc3 Nd7 12.h3 Bf3 (12...Be6 13.d4 ed4 14.ed4+=) 13.Bf3 (worse is 13.gf3 Nf5+=) 13...Rb8 14.Nd5 (14.Qd2 c6+=) 14...Nd5 15.Bd5 Nf6 16.Bf3 Re8 17.Be2 e4 18.de4 Ne4 19.Bg7 Kg7 20.Qd4 Nf6 21.Bf3 Kg8 22.a4 (22.b6 c5 23.Qf4 Re6+=) 22...Qe7 23.Rfd1 Qe5 (23...Nd7 24.Ra2=) 24.Qe5 (24.b6 cb6 25.Qd6 Rbc8+/–) 24...Re5 (24...de5 25.Ra2+=) 25.Bd5 (25.b6!? Kg7 26.bc7+/–) 25...b6 26.Rd4 Nd5 27.Rd5 Rbe8= 28.Re5 Re5 29.Rd1 Rc5 30.Rd4 Kg7 31.f3 Kf6 32.e4?? Ke6?? 33.f4 f5 34.Kf2 h6 35.g4 fe4 36.Re4 Kf6 37.Ke3 Kf7 38.Kd4 Kf6 39.h4 Kf7 40.g5 hg5 41.fg5 Rf5 42.Ke3 Rf1 43.Rf4+– Rf4 44.Kf4 Ke6 45.Ke4 Ke7 46.Kd5?? Kd7+= 47.Kd4 Ke6 48.Ke4 ½–½. Fournier,Frederic (1805) – Ladygin,Fedor Anatolyevich (1805), Open (3+0) ChessOK.com, 2012.

6.e3 Bf5 =.

6.Qb3 0–0

7.d3 h6 (7...a5 8.Nbd2 (8.e3 Na6 9.d4 ed4 10.Bd4 Bd4 11.Nd4 Nf5 12.Nf5 Bf5 13.Nc3=; 8.e4+= f5 9.c5 Kh8 10.Nbd2 Nbc6 11.cd6 Qd6 12.Nc4 Qe6 13.b5+=; 8.Nc3 ab4 9.ab4 Ra1 10.Ba1 Bg4 11.e3 Bf3 12.gf3 f5 13.h4=) 8...ab4 9.ab4 Ra1 10.Ba1 Be6 11.e3 b5 12.Be2 Nbc6 13.0–0=; 7...Bg4 8.Nbd2 (8.e3 Bf3 9.gf3 f5 10.Nd2 f4 11.Bh3 Kh8 12.Rg1 Nf5 13.e4+=; 8.h3 Bf3 9.gf3 a5 10.e3 ab4 11.ab4 Ra1 12.Ba1 f5 13.h4+=; 8.Nc3 f5 9.Ng5 f4 10.h3 Bf5 11.Nge4 Nbc6 12.e3 Be4 13.Ne4+=; 8.d4 ed4 9.Nd4 Nbc6 10.Nc6 Nc6 11.Bg7 Kg7 12.Qc3 f6 13.e3+=) 8...a5 9.h3 Be6 10.e3 ab4 11.ab4 Ra1 12.Ba1 b5 13.Be2=; 7...Bd7 8.e4 (8.e3 a5 9.Be2 ab4 10.ab4 Ra1 11.Ba1 b5 12.0–0 bc4 13.dc4=) 8...a5 9.Be2 ab4 10.ab4 Ra1 11.Ba1 f5 12.c5 Kh8 13.0–0=; 7...Bf5 8.e3 (8.Nbd2 a5 9.e4 Bg4 10.h3 Be6 11.Be2 ab4 12.ab4 Ra1 13.Ba1=; 8.e4 Be6 9.Be2 f5 10.0–0 h6 11.Nbd2 g5 12.Rae1 Nd7 13.d4=; 8.Nc3 Bg4 9.e3 Bf3 10.gf3 f5 11.h4 f4 12.h5 fe3 13.fe3=) 8...Nbc6 9.Be2 h6 10.b5 Nb8 11.0–0 Nd7 12.d4 ed4 13.Bd4=) 8.h4 (8.e3 a5= 9.Be2 Na6 10.0–0 ab4 11.ab4 Be6 12.d4 ed4 13.Bd4+=; 8.e4 Be6 9.Be2 f5 10.Nc3 Nbc6 11.0–0 a6 12.Rfe1 g5 13.Nd5=) 8...Be6 (8...a5 9.e3 ab4 10.ab4 Ra1 11.Ba1 Bg4 12.Be2 Na6 13.Nc3+=) 9.a4 (9.e3 Nbc6+= (9...b5 10.Qc2 bc4 11.dc4 a5 12.b5 Nd7 13.Be2+=) 10.b5 Na5 11.Qa4 b6 12.h5 g5 13.Be2+=; 9.g3 Nbc6 10.Bg2 e4 11.de4 Bc4 12.Qc2 Bb2 13.Qb2=) 9...Nbc6 (9...a5 10.b5 Nd7 11.e3 Re8 12.Nbd2 Nc5 13.Qa3+=) 10.b5 (10.e3 Bg4 11.Be2 a5 12.b5 Nb4 13.Bc3+=) 10...Nd4 11.Nd4 ed4 12.Nd2 (12.h5 g5 13.g3+=) 12...c5 13.g3 (13.e3+=) 13...d5 14.Bg2 Qd7 15.0–0 dc4 16.dc4 Bh3 17.Rfd1 Bg2 18.Kg2 Nf5 19.Qd3 Rad8 20.Nf1 (20.a5 Rfe8 21.Nb3 Qc7+=) 20...Rfe8–/+ 21.Bc1 Qe6 22.Ra2 Nd6 23.Nd2 (23.Rc2 Ne4–/+) 23...f5 (23...Qe2 24.Qe2 Re2 25.Ra3–+) 24.Ba3? (24.Re1 Ne4–/+) 24...Ne4 (24...Qe2!? 25.Qe2 Re2 26.Bc5 Nc4 27.Kf3–+) 25.Nb3 (25.Raa1!?–/+) 25...b6–+ 26.Nc1 f4! 27.Rf1 Rf8 28.f3 Ng3 29.Rg1 Rde8 30.a5 Nf5 31.h5 Ne3 32.Kf2 g5 33.ab6 ab6 34.Ke1 Nc4 35.Qb3 Kh8 36.Nd3 Qe3 37.Rf1 Ne5 38.Kd1 c4 39.Qb1 cd3 40.Bf8 Bf8 41.ed3 Nf3 (41...Nf3 42.Raf2 g4–+) 0–1. Lopatin,Olga (2115) – Jelica,Mara (2220), 5th ch–EURw, Dresden GER 2004.

7.d4 ed4 8.Nd4 (8.Bd4 Bd4 9.Nd4 Nbc6 10.Nc6 Nc6 11.e3 a5 12.b5 Ne5 13.Nc3=) 8...a5 9.e3 Nf5 10.Nf5 Bf5 11.Bg7 Kg7 12.Qb2 f6 13.Nc3 =.

7.e3 A) 7...Nbc6 8.Be2 (8.b5 Na5 9.Qa4 b6 10.d4 ed4 11.Bd4 Bd4 12.Nd4 Nf5 13.Nc3=) 8...e4 9.Bg7 Kg7 10.Ng5 f5 11.Qc3 Kg8 12.0–0 h6 13.Nh3=; B) 7...Re8 8.d3 (8.e4 a5 9.Be2 f5 10.c5 d5 11.ed5 Nd5 12.Bc4 Be6 13.Be5=; 8.Bd3 Bg4 9.Be4 c6 10.h3 Be6 11.Ng5 Bc8 12.0–0 d5 13.cd5=; 8.d4 ed4 9.Nd4 Nbc6 10.Nc6 Nc6 11.Bg7 Kg7 12.Qc3 Kg8 13.Be2=; 8.Be2 e4 9.Bg7 Kg7 10.Nd4 Nec6 11.Nc6 Nc6 12.0–0 Ne5 13.Nc3=) 8...a5 9.Be2 ab4 10.ab4 Ra1 11.Ba1 e4 12.Bg7 ef3 13.Bb2+=; C) 7...Nf5 8.Nc3 (8.e4 Nd4 9.Nd4 ed4 10.Be2 f5 11.ef5 Bf5 12.0–0 Qe7 13.Bd3=; 8.Bd3 Nh4 9.Nh4 Qh4 10.Nc3 Be6 11.0–0 f5 12.Be2 f4 13.d3=; 8.Be2 e4 9.Bg7 Ng7 10.Nd4 Qg5 11.Bf1 Ne6 12.Ne6 fe6 13.Ra2=) 8...Nh4 9.Nh4 Qh4 10.Be2 Bf5 11.0–0 Nd7 12.d3 Nf6 13.Nd5=; D) 7...a5 8.Bd3 (8.Be2 e4 9.Bg7 Kg7 10.Qc3 f6 11.Nd4 ab4 12.ab4 Ra1 13.Qa1=) 8...ab4 9.ab4 Ra1 10.Ba1 Be6 11.Ng5 Bd7 12.0–0 Nec6 13.f4=.

7.e4 A) 7...h6 8.d4 (8.Be2 f5 9.Nc3 Nbc6 10.0–0 Nd4 11.Nd4 ed4 12.c5 Kh7 13.cd6+=; 8.Nc3 Nbc6 9.Be2 f5 10.0–0 Nd4 11.Nd4 ed4 12.c5 Kh7 13.cd6+=; 8.c5 Nbc6 9.cd6 Qd6 10.Bc4 a6 11.0–0 b5 12.Be2 Be6 13.Qd3+=; 8.Qe3 f5 9.Be2 fe4 10.Qe4 Rf4 11.Qe3 Nf5 12.Qb3 e4 13.c5–/+) 8...ed4 9.Bd4 Bd4 10.Nd4 Nbc6 11.Nc6 Nc6 12.Qe3 f5 13.Nc3=; B) 7...f5 8.c5 (8.Bd3 Nbc6 9.b5 Na5 10.Qa4 b6 11.h4 h6 12.Qc2 a6 13.h5+=; 8.Nc3 fe4 9.Ne4 Rf4 10.c5 d5 11.Ng3 Nbc6 12.b5 Na5 13.Qa2=) 8...Kh8 9.Ng5 d5 10.ed5 Nd5 11.Qg3 Bf6 12.Bc4 Nf4 13.h4=; C) 7...Be6 8.Nc3 (8.Be2 f5 9.Ng5 Bc8 10.c5 d5 11.ed5 Nd5 12.0–0 c6 13.Nf3=; 8.Ng5 Bd7 9.Be2 Nec6 10.Nf3 f5 11.c5 Kh8 12.cd6 cd6 13.d3=) 8...a5 9.Bd3 ab4 10.ab4 Ra1 11.Ba1 Na6 12.0–0 Bg4 13.Be2=; D) 7...a5 8.Nc3 Nbc6 9.b5 Nd4 10.Nd4 ed4 11.Ne2 f5 12.f3 c5 13.bc6=.

5.e3 Be6

6.c4 Nc6 7.d3 f5 8.Be2 Nf6 9.Nc3 e4 10.Ng5 Bg8 11.de4 h6 12.Nf3 Ne4 13.Qc2 Qf6 14.b5 (14.Ne4? Qb2 15.Ra2 Qc2 16.Nd6 cd6 17.Rc2 Rc8–+) 14...Ne5 (worse is 14...Nc3 15.bc6 bc6 16.Rc1+–) 15.Ne5 (worse is 15.Ne4 Nf3 16.gf3 Qb2 17.Qb2 Bb2+=) 15...Qe5 16.Na4 Qe7 17.Bg7 Qg7 18.Rd1 White intends c5 18...Be6 19.f3 Nf6 20.0–0 0–0 21.c5 Qe7 22.Rfe1 b6 23.cd6 cd6 24.Qd3 Bf7 25.Bf1 Rfd8 26.Nc3 Rac8 27.Qd2 Qe5 28.Rc1 Kg7 29.Bd3 Nd7 30.Bb1 ½–½. Fournier,Frederic (2370) – Camelot (2440), echecsemail.com (team), 2008.

6.c4 Nc6 7.d3 f5 8.Be2 Nf6 9.Nc3 e4 10.Ng5 Bg8 11.de4 h6 12.Nf3 Ne4 13.Qc2 Qf6 14.b5 (14.Ne4? Qb2 15.Qb2 Bb2 16.Nd6 cd6–+) 14...Ne5 (14...Nc3? 15.bc6 bc6 16.Rc1+–) 15.Ne5 (worse is 15.Ne4 Nf3 16.gf3 Qb2 17.Qb2 Bb2+=) 15...Qe5 16.Na4 Qe7 17.Bg7 Qg7 18.Rd1 White prepares the advance c5 18...Be6 (18...Qe5 19.Bf3+=) 19.f3 (19.Bf3 Qf7+=) 19...Nf6= 20.0–0 0–0 (20...Qf7 21.Rd4=) 21.c5+= Qe7 22.Rfe1 b6 (22...Rae8 23.Rd3+=) 23.cd6+= cd6 24.Qd3 Bf7 25.Bf1 Rfd8 26.Nc3 Rac8 27.Qd2 Qe5 28.Rc1 Kh7 29.a4 (29.Bd3 Re8+=) 29...Kg7 (29...Rc5 30.e4=) 30.Red1 (30.Bd3 Bb3+=) 30...Kh7 ½–½. Pieraccini,Riccardo (2115) – Dicicco,Daniela (2020), Grosseto 1st, 2009.

6.c4 Nd7 7.Nc3 c6 8.Be2 Nh6 9.h3 (9.d4 0–0+=) 9...f5 10.d4 0–0 (10...e4 11.Nd2=) 11.d5 cd5 12.cd5 Bf7 13.0–0 Kh8 14.e4 (14.Rc1+=) 14...f4 (better is 14...fe4!? 15.Nd2 Nf5 16.Nde4 Nb6=) 15.Nb5 Nb6 16.Rc1 a6 17.Nc7 (17.Nc3 Rc8+/–) 17...Rc8+= 18.Na6 (better is 18.Ne6!? Be6 19.de6 Rc1 20.Bc1+=) 18...ba6 19.Ba6 Rc1 20.Qc1 Qe7 21.Qc6 Rb8 22.Qc2 (22.Rc1 Na8=+) 22…Be8. rommeltdf (1925) – jromero (2280), net–chess.com, 2002.

6.d3 Nf6 7.c4 Nbd7 8.Be2 0–0 9.Nbd2 c5 10.b5 b6 11.a4 Qc7 12.0–0 Bh6 13.Qc2 Bf5 (13...a6 14.Rfb1=) 14.e4 Be6 15.a5 Rfe8 16.ab6 ab6 17.Ra8 Ra8 18.Ra1 Qb7 19.Ra8 Qa8 20.Qb3 Qa5 21.Bc3 Qa7 22.Nb1 Bf4 23.g3 Bh6 24.Qa3 Qa3 25.Na3 Bc1 26.Nc2 Nb8 27.Bd2 Bd2 28.Nd2 Bg4 29.Bg4 Ng4 30.Kg2 Nf6 31.h3 Kf8 32.Nf1 Ke7 33.Nfe3 Nbd7 34.Nd5 Nd5 35.ed5 Nf6 36.Ne3 h6 37.Kf3 Nh7 38.h4 h5 39.Nc2 Nf6 40.Ne3 Kd7 41.Nd1 Ke7 42.Nc3 Kd7 43.Ne4 Ke7 44.Nf6 Kf6 45.Ke3 Kf5 46.f3 g5–/+ 47.hg5 Kg5 48.Kf2 f5 49.Ke3 h4?? 50.gh4+– Kh4 51.f4 ef4?? 52.Kf4 Kh3 53.Kf5 Kg3 54.Ke6 Kf3 55.Kd6 Ke3 56.Kc6 Kd3 57.d6 Kc4 58.d7 Kb4 59.d8Q c4 60.Qd2 c3 61.Qc1 Kb3 62.Kb6 c2 63.Kc6 Kb4 64.b6 Kb3 65.b7 Ka2 66.Qc2 Ka1 67.Qc3 (67.Qc3 Ka2 68.Qd2 Ka1 69.Qe1 Ka2 70.b8Q Ka3 71.Qa5; 67.Qd1 Ka2 68.b8Q Ka3 69.Qbb3) 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (2165) – TuuPutttaMalder (1680), Active, 2007.

6.d4 e4 7.Nfd2 f5 (7...Nf6 8.c4=) 8.c4 Nf6 9.Nc3 0–0 10.Be2 Bf7 (10...d5 11.0–0=) 11.0–0+= Qe7 12.Qb3 g5 (12...Nbd7 13.Qc2+=) 13.b5 (13.Rad1 Nbd7+=) 13...Nbd7 14.Rac1 Kh8 (14...f4 15.ef4 e3 16.Ndb1 gf4 17.Bf3+=) 15.a4 Rg8 (15...Rae8 16.Qb4+=) 16.Ba3 (16.a5 a6+=) 16...Nf8 (16...c5 17.d5+=) 17.Qb4 (17.a5 f4+=) 17...b6 18.c5 bc5 19.dc5 d5 20.Bb2 Ne6= 21.Nb3 g4 22.Rfd1+= f4 23.Nd4 Nd4 24.Rd4 f3 25.Bf1 fg2 26.Bg2 Rad8 27.Ne2 Nd7 28.c6 Qb4 29.Rb4 Bb2 30.Rb2= Ne5 31.Nf4 Nf3 32.Kh1 d4=+ 33.ed4 Rd4–/+ 34.a5 Rgd8 35.Rbb1 Bc4 36.b6 ab6 37.ab6 cb6 38.Bf3 gf3 39.Nh5 b5–+ 40.Ra1 R4d6 41.c7 Rc8 42.Ng3 Rc6 43.Ne4 R8c7 44.Ra8 Kg7 45.Ng3 b4 46.Nf5 Kf7 47.Nd4 Rc5 48.h3 Bd5 49.Rc5 Rc5 50.Rb8 Rc4 51.Nf5 Rc1 52.Kh2 b3 53.Ne3 Be6 54.Kg3 Rb1 55.Kf3 Bh3 56.Rb7 Kg6 57.Kf4 Be6 58.Rb6 ½–½. Koester,Roman (2085) – Wanzek,Daniel (2135), Oberliga East B, 2006.

6.Be2 Nc6 =.

6.Be2 Nd7 7.0–0 Ne7 8.Ng5+= Bd5 9.c4 (9.Nc3 h6 10.Nd5 hg5+=) 9...Be6 (9...Nf5!?+=) 10.Ne6+/– fe6 11.Qb3 (11.Bg4 Nf8+/–) 11...0–0 12.Nc3 (12.Bg4 Rf6+=) 12...c6 13.Ne4 d5 (13...Nc8 14.Bg4 Qe7 15.Ng5 Qg5 16.Be6 Rf7 17.f4+=) 14.Ng5+/– Nf5?? (better is 14...Rf6+/–) 15.Ne6+– Qe7 16.cd5 cd5 (16...Rf7 17.dc6 bc6 18.Rac1+–) 17.Nf8 Kf8 18.Qd5 Rd8 (18...Nb6 19.Qa5+–) 19.Qb7 1–0. Teverovski,Bogoljub (2015) – Neil,Charlie, FICGS, 2016.

6.Be2 Nd7 7.0–0 Ngf6 8.d4 ed4 9.Nd4 (9.Qd4? Nh5 10.Qg7 Ng7 11.Bg7 Rg8–+; 9.Bd4?! c5 10.Bb2 0–0=; 9.ed4?! 0–0=) 9...Bd5 (9...0–0 10.c4=) 10.c4+= Be4 (10...Be6!?+=) 11.Nc3 0–0 12.Ne4 (12.f3 Bf5+/–) 12...Ne4+= 13.Bf3 Nef6?? (better is 13...Qh4+=) 14.Bb7+– Rb8 (14...Ne5 15.Ba8 Qa8 16.Rc1+–) 15.Nc6 Rb7 (15...Qe8 16.Nb8 Qb8 17.Qf3+–) 16.Nd8 (16.Nd8 Rd8 17.Qf3+–) 1–0. Foster,Duncan – Neil,Charlie, FICGS, 2016.

6.Be2 Nd7 7.0–0 g5 8.d4 =.

5.e3 Ne7

6.c4 0–0 7.Nc3 f5 8.d3 f4 9.e4 Bg4 10.Be2 Nbc6 11.Nd5 Bf3 12.Bf3 (worse is 12.gf3 Nd4+=) 12...Nd5 13.cd5 Nd4 14.Bd4 ed4 15.Bg4 Be5 16.Be6 Kg7 17.Qf3 c5 18.0–0 Qe7 19.Rfc1 b6 20.Rab1 h5 (20...Qe8 21.Rc4+=) 21.a4 Rab8 22.b5 Rh8 23.Qh3 Rbf8 24.f3 Rf6 25.Rc2 g5 26.Bf5 Rfh6 27.Ra1 (27.a5!?=) 27...Kf8+= 28.a5 g4 29.fg4 hg4 30.Qg4 Rh2 31.Rca2 Rh1 32.Kf2 Ra1 33.Ra1 Rg8 34.Bg6 ba5 35.Ra5 Qc7 (better is 35...Qb7+/–) 36.b6 Qb6 37.Qf5 Kg7 38.Qf7 Kh6 39.Qh7 Kg5 40.Qg8 Qa5 41.Bf5 (41.Be8 Kh4 42.Qh7 Kg5 43.Qf5 Kh4 44.Qh5) 41...Kf6 42.Qe6 Kg7 43.Qe7 Kg8 (43...Kh6 44.Qh7 Kg5 45.Qg6 Kh4 46.Qg4) 44.Be6 Kh8 45.Qf8 1–0. Logvinov,Kirill (1795) – Geranichev,Mikhail (1955), Elets–C op, 2009.

6.c4 0–0 7.Nc3 f5 8.d4 e4 9.Nd2 c6 10.d5 cd5 (10...a5 11.Be2=) 11.cd5 Nd7 (11...a5 12.ba5 Ra5 13.Rc1=) 12.Qb3 Nf6 (12...Ne5 13.Nc4=) 13.Be2 Bd7 14.h3 (14.0–0 Be8=) 14...Be8= 15.g4 (15.0–0!?=) 15...Bf7+= Will d5 fall? 16.gf5 (16.Bc4+=) 16...gf5 (better is 16...Nf5!? 17.Rb1 Re8–/+) 17.Rg1= Ng6 (17...Kh8 18.Nc4=) 18.0–0–0 Rc8 19.Kb1 Ne5 (19...a6 20.Nc4+=) 20.Rg5 Bg6 (20...a6 21.h4 Bg6 22.Rdg1+/–) 21.Rdg1 (21.Nb5 a5 22.Be5 de5 23.Nc4+/–) 21...Kf7 (21...Bh6 22.Rf5 Kh8 23.Rg6 hg6 24.Rf6 Rf6 25.Nde4+/–) 22.Nb5+/– Bh6 23.Be5 (23.R5g2 f4 24.ef4 Bf4+/–) 23...de5 24.d6 (better is 24.Rg6!? hg6 25.Nc4+/–) 24...Kg7= 25.Rf5 a6 26.Nc7?? (26.Na7 Ra8 27.Re5 Qd6 28.Nc4+=) 26...Qd6–+ 27.Ne6 Kh8 28.Nf8 Bf5 29.Nc4 (29.Nh7 Bh7 (29...Qd2?! 30.Nf6 Bg7 31.Qf7 Qc2 32.Ka1 Qc3 33.Kb1 Qc2 34.Ka1 Qc3 35.Kb1 Qc2=; 29...Kh7?! 30.Qf7 Kh8 31.Nc4–+) 30.Qb2 Bg8–+) 29...Qc7 (29...Qf8?! 30.Ne5 Rc7 31.Bc4–+) 30.Nb6 Qb6 (30...Bf8?! 31.Nc8 Bc8 32.Rc1–/+) 0–1. Steffens,Olaf (2240) – Martens,M (2410), 8th OGD Prinsenstad, 2015.

6.c4 0–0 7.Be2 Nd7 8.d4 ed4 9.Bd4 (9.Nd4? c5–+) 9...Nf6 10.0–0 Nf5 11.Bb2 Re8 12.Qc2 Qe7 13.Bd3 a5 14.Nc3 c6 15.Na4 White prepares c5 15...Qc7 16.e4 Nh6 17.c5 ab4 (17...dc5 18.Nc5 Bg4 19.Nd4+=) 18.ab4 dc5 19.bc5 Bg4 20.Nd2 Qf4 e4 becomes the focus of attention 21.Rae1 (21.Nc4 Bd7+=) 21...Be6 22.Nf3 White plans e5 22...Bg4 23.Nd4 Rad8 24.g3 (24.e5 Nd5 (24...Re5? 25.Re5 Qe5 26.Nc6+–) 25.Re4 Qg5=) 24...Qg5 (24...Qc7 25.e5 Nd5 26.f4+=) 25.f4= Qh5 26.e5 Nd5 27.Nb6 Nb4 28.Qc3 Nd3 29.Qd3 Bf5 30.Qe2 (30.Qb3 Bf8 31.Qc4 Be6=) 30...Bg4 (30...Qe2 31.Ne2 Bf8 32.Na4–/+) 31.Qf2 (31.Qc4 Nf5=) 31...Nf5 (31...Bh3 32.Qf3 Ng4 33.Rf2 Nf2 34.Qh5 gh5 35.Kf2–/+) 32.Nc4 Bf8 (32...Nd4 33.Bd4 Bh3=) 33.Nd6 (33.Nf5 Bf5 34.Nd6+=) 33...Bd6?? (better is 33...Nd6 34.cd6 Bh3–/+) 34.ed6+/– (worse is 34.cd6 Bh3–/+) 34...Ng7 35.Nc6?? (better is 35.f5!?+/–) 35...bc6= 36.Qd4 Qh6 37.Re8 Re8 38.d7 Bd7 39.Qd7 Rf8? (39...Re2 40.Rf2 Re1 41.Kg2 Re6+/–) 40.Qc6+– Ne6 41.Qe4 Qh5 (41...Nc5?? 42.Qe5 f6 43.Qc5+–) 42.Rc1 Rd8 43.Qe5 Qe5 (43...Rd1 44.Rd1 Qd1 45.Kg2+–) 44.Be5 (44.fe5?! Rb8 45.Ba3 Rb3+=) 44...Rc8 45.c6 Kf8 46.Kf2 Ke7 47.Ke3 Nd8 48.c7 Ne6 49.Bd4 (49.h3!?+/–) 49...Rc7= 50.Rc7 Nc7 51.Ke4 Ke6 52.h3 f5 53.Kf3 Nb5 ½–½. Logvinov,Kirill (1795) – Forova,Tatiana (1865), RUS–ch Students, 2009.

6.c4 Nd7 7.Be2 b6 8.d3 Bb7 9.0–0 0–0 10.Nbd2 Nc6 11.e4 Re8 12.Re1 Nf8 13.Nf1 Ne6 14.Ne3 Ncd4 15.Nd4 Nd4 16.Bf1 Ne6 17.g3 Rf8 18.Bg2 f5 19.ef5 Bg2 20.Kg2 gf5 21.Qh5 Qg5 Black prepares f4 22.Qg5 Ng5 23.h4 Ne6 24.Rad1 c6 25.Nf1 f4 26.Nd2 fg3 27.fg3 Rae8 28.Re2 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (2090) – Maupin,Gervais (1850), Grand Prix Oise, 2008.

6.Bc4 0–0 7.Nc3 Bg4 8.h3 Bd7 9.Ne2 e4 10.Bg7 ef3 11.Bf6 fe2 12.Qe2 Be6 13.Bd3 Nd7 14.Bg5 f6 15.Bh6 Rf7 16.g4 Ne5 17.Be4 f5 18.Bb7 Rb8 19.Qa6 Rb7 20.Qb7 Bd5 21.Qa7 Bh1 22.0–0–0 Bf3 23.Rg1 fg4 24.hg4 Nd5 25.e4 c5 26.Qa6 Nc7 27.Qb6 Nc4 28.Qa7 cb4 29.ab4 Nb5 30.Qa2 d5 31.Qa6 Nd4 32.Re1 Rc7 33.ed5 Nd2! 34.Kd2 Bd5 35.Re3 Nf3 36.Kc1 g5?? 37.Qe2=+ Kf7?? 38.Rf3 Bf3+= 39.Qf3 Qf6 40.Qf6 Kf6 41.Bf8 Ke5=+ 42.Kd2 Ke4 43.b5 Rb7 44.c4=+ Kd4 45.c5 Rb5 46.c6? Rb2–+ 47.Kc1 Rf2 48.Be7 Kd3 49.Bg5 Rc2 50.Kd1 Rc6 51.Bd2 h6 52.Bf4 Ke4 53.Bd2 Kf3 54.g5 h5 55.Ke1 Kg2 56.Ke2 h4 57.Bf4 h3 58.Ke3 Rg6 59.Ke4 Rg5!! (60.Bg5 h2–+) 0–1. Filippov – Prakapets, Nikopol, 1984.

6.d4 0–0 7.Bd3 Bg4 8.h3 =.

5.e3 Nf6

6.c4 e4 7.Nd4 =.

6.Bc4 0–0 7.0–0 Nbd7 8.Nc3 a6 (8...e4 9.Nd4=) 9.d4 Nb6 10.Bb3 e4 11.Ng5 (11.Nd2 Bg4 12.Ne2 a5=) 11...d5 12.Kh1 (better is 12.a4!?+=) 12...Ng4–+ 13.Nh3 Qd6 14.Nf4 (14.g3 Ne3! 15.fe3 Bh3–+) 14...c6 (better is 14...g5!? 15.h3 gf4 16.hg4 fe3–+) 15.h3–/+ Nf6 (15...g5!? 16.hg4 gf4–/+) 16.Qe2 Re8 17.Na2 Bh6 18.Bc1 (18.a4 Bf4 19.ef4 Nh5+=) 18...g5–/+ 19.Nh5 Nh5 (19...g4!? 20.Nf6 Qf6 21.hg4 Qh4 22.Kg1 Bg4–+) 20.Qh5= Re6 (20...Qg6 21.Qg6 hg6 22.a4=) 21.Qe2 (better is 21.a4!?=) 21...Bg7+= 22.f4 ef3 23.Rf3 (23.Qf3 Rf6 24.Qe2 Rf1 25.Qf1 g4–/+) 23...Rh6 (23...Bd4!? 24.Rb1 Re7–/+) 24.Qf2 Be6 25.Qg3 Qe7 (25...Qg3 26.Rg3 g4 27.e4–/+) 26.e4 Rg6 (worse is 26...de4 27.Bg5 Qg5 28.Qg5 ef3 29.Be6 (29.gf3?! Rh3 30.Kg2 Rh6=) 29...fe6 30.Qe7+/–; 26...Bd4? 27.Bg5 Qg5 28.Qg5 Rg6 29.Qe7 Ba1 30.Qb7 de4 31.Be6 fe6 32.Rf1+– (32.Qb6?! ef3 33.gf3 e5+=)) 27.ed5 Nd5 28.Bd5 Bd5 29.Re3 Qd7 30.c3 (30.Bb2 f5 31.Ree1 f4–/+) 30...g4 (30...f5!? 31.Re1 f4–+) 31.h4–/+ Rf6 32.Re1 h5 (32...Re6 33.Re3 Re3 34.Be3 Qf5–/+) 33.Bg5= Re6 34.Re6 Qe6 35.Nc1 f6 36.Bf4 Rf8 (36...a5 37.ba5 Ra5 38.Bc7=) 37.Nd3+= b6 38.Re1 Qd7 (38...Qf5 39.Bc7+=) 39.Bd6 (39.Bc7 b5+/–) 39...Re8 40.Re8 Qe8 41.Bc7 Qe2 (better is 41...b5+=) 42.Bb6?? (42.Nf4 Qd1 43.Kh2 Bf7 44.Bb6 Qa4+/–) 42...Bc4?? (42...Qf1 43.Kh2 Bh6–+) 43.Nf4+/– Qf1 (43...Qd1 44.Kh2 Bf7 45.Bc5+/–) 44.Kh2+– Bf7 45.Nd3 (better is 45.a4+–) 45...Bh6 46.Bc7 Bd5 47.Bf4 Bg2! 48.Qg2 (48.Qg2 Qd3 Deflection (48...Bf4 Decoy; 48...Qd3 Overloading)) 48...Bf4 49.Nf4 Qf4 50.Kg1 Qe3 51.Qf2 Qc1 (51...Qc3?! 52.Qf6 Qe3 53.Kg2 Qe4 54.Kh2 Qc2 55.Kg3 Qb3 56.Kg2 Qd5 57.Kg1=) 52.Kg2 Kg7 (52...Qa3!? 53.Qf6 Qb2 54.Kf1 Qc1 55.Kg2 Qd2 56.Kf1 Qd3 57.Kg2 Qh3 58.Kg1 Qc3 59.Qg5 Kf8 60.Qd8 Kf7 61.Qd7 Kf6 62.Qd6 Kg7 63.Qe7 Kh8 64.Qe5 Kg8 65.Qe8 Kg7 66.Qe7 Kg8 67.Qe8 Kg7 68.Qe7=) 53.Qe2= Qc3 54.Qe7 (54.Qa6 Qd2 55.Kf1 Qf4 56.Ke2 Qe4 57.Kf1 g3 (57...Qd4?! 58.Qb7 Kg6 59.Qc6+=) 58.Qa7 Kg6–+) 54...Kg6 55.Qe8 Kh6 56.Qf8 Kg6 57.Qe8 ½–½. Sandercock,E Barry (1645) – Deakin,Clive, Beacon Seniors op, 2006. (=1.a3 e5 2.b4 g6 3.Bb2 Bg7 4.Nf3 d6 5.e3 Nf6)

6.d3 0–0 7.Nbd2 Bg4 8.c4 Nc6 9.Be2 Re8 10.0–0 a6 11.h3 Bd7 12.e4 Nh5 13.Nh2 Nf4 14.Rc1 Qg5 15.Bf3? (better is 15.Ng4+=) 15...Bh3–+ 16.g3? (16.Ng4 Ng2! 17.Bg2 Bg4–+) 16...Bf1 (16...Nd3 17.Rb1 Bf1 18.Nhf1–+) 17.Qf1 (17.Ndf1 a5 18.b5 Nd4–+) 17...Ne6 (17...Nh3! 18.Qh3 Qd2 19.Rb1 Qd3 20.Qf1–+) 18.Rd1 Ncd4 19.Bg2 b6 20.Nhf3 Nf3 21.Nf3 Qf6 22.d4 ed4 23.Nd4 Nd4 24.Bd4 Qe6 25.Bg7 Kg7 26.Qd3 Rad8 27.Kh2 h5 28.f3 Qf6 29.Rd2 Rh8 Black prepares the advance h4 30.Bh3 g5 31.Bf5 g4 (31...h4 32.Kg2–+) 32.f4 h4 33.Bg4 hg3 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (1995) – agueria (1815), Echecs21, 2003.

6.Be2 0–0 7.0–0 b6 8.d3 c5 9.c4 Nc6 10.b5 Ne7 11.e4 a6 12.a4 Qc7 13.Nc3 Bd7 14.Qb3 a5 15.Bc1 Kh8 16.Qd1 Ng4 17.h3 Nh6 18.Bd2 f5 19.Qc1 f4 20.Qd1 Bf6 21.Nh2 g5 22.Ng4 Nhg8 23.Nf6 Nf6 24.Bg4 Ng4 25.hg4 h5 (better is 25...Kg7!?=) 26.gh5+/– g4 27.g3 Rf7 28.f3 (28.gf4 ef4 29.Ne2 f3 30.Bc3 Kh7+/–) 28...Qc8 (better is 28...Rg8!? 29.gf4 gf3 30.Kf2 Bg4+=) 29.gf4+/– ef4 30.Ne2 gf3 31.Rf3 Bg4 32.Rf4 Rf4 33.Bf4 Bh5 34.Qf1 Qg4 35.Ng3 Rg8 36.Bd6+– Qe6 37.Qf4 Kh7 38.Rf1 Rg7 39.Be7 Qe7 40.Kg2 Kg8 41.Qf6 Qc7 42.e5 Bf7 43.Kf2 Rg6 44.Qf5 Qe7 45.Rh1 Qd8? 46.Nh5 Qd4 47.Kf3 Qd8 48.Nf6 Rf6 49.Qf6 Qd3 50.Kg2 Qe4 51.Qf3 Qc4?? 52.Qa8 Kg7 53.Qh8 Kg6 54.Qf6 1–0. Fournier,Frederic – Vlahovic,Dmitri, Open Paris FRA, 1999.

6.Be2 0–0 7.c4 Nbd7 8.d3 c5 9.b5 a6 10.a4 ab5 11.ab5 Ra1 12.Ba1 b6 13.0–0 e4 (13...Bb7!?=) 14.de4+= Ne4 15.Bg7 Kg7 16.Nbd2 (16.Nfd2 Nef6+=) 16...Ndf6 (16...f5 17.Qc2 Bb7 18.Ra1=) 17.Ne4 Ne4 18.Nd2 Nc3 (18...Bb7 19.Ne4 Be4 20.Bf3+=) 19.Qe1 (better is 19.Qa1!? Qf6 20.Bf3+/–) 19...Be6 20.Bd3 (20.Qa1 Qf6 21.Bf3 d5 22.cd5 Bd5 23.Bd5 Nd5 24.Qf6 Kf6=) 20...d5= 21.Qa1 d4 22.Nb1 Kg8 (better is 22...Nb1!? 23.Rb1 Re8=) 23.Nc3+/– de3 (23...dc3 24.Qc3 Qg5 25.f4+/–) 24.Ne4 (24.Qd1 Qd4 25.Ne2 Qd6 26.fe3 Rd8+–) 24...f5? (24...Qd3 25.Nf6 Kh8 26.Nd7 Kg8 27.Nf8 e2 28.Ne6 ef1Q 29.Qf1 Qf1 30.Kf1 fe6+=) 25.Nc5?? (better is 25.Qe5 Bd7 26.Nd6+–) 25...bc5+= 26.Rd1 ef2= 27.Kf2 Qh4 28.Kg1 Bc4 29.Qb1?? Re8 30.Bc4 Qc4 31.b6 Rb8 32.Rc1? Qd4 33.Kh1–/+ c4 34.h3 Rb6–+ 35.Qa2 Rb2 36.Qc4–/+ Qc4 37.Rc4 ½–½. Fournier,Frederic – Cadet,Yves, Match, 2012.

6.Be2 e4 7.Nd4 0–0 8.0–0 =.

6.c4 0–0

7.d3 b6 8.Be2 c5 9.b5 Bg4 10.Nbd2 Nfd7 11.h3 Bf3?? (better is 11...Bf5=) 12.Bf3+– (12.gf3?! a6=; 12.Nf3?! a6+=) 12...Nf6 (12...e4 13.Bg7 ef3 14.Qf3 Kg7 15.Qa8 Ne5+–) 13.Ba8 d5 14.cd5 Nd5 15.Bd5 Qd5 16.Nf3 c4 17.dc4 Qc4 18.Qe2 Qa4 19.0–0 a6 20.ba6 Na6 21.Be5 Be5 22.Ne5 Qe4 23.Qa6 (23.Qa6 Qe5 24.Qb6+–) 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (1895) – mamuta, Active, 2011.

7.d4 e4 8.Nfd2 c5 =.

7.Be2 c6 8.0–0 Na6 9.d4+= e4 10.Nfd2 d5 11.Nc3 Nc7 12.b5 Be6 13.a4 Qd7 14.Ba3 Rfd8 15.Rb1 Nce8 16.a5 Rab8 17.Na4 Bg4 18.Nc5 (White prepares the advance a6) 18...Qc8 19.a6 Be2 20.Qe2 ba6 21.Na6 Ra8 22.Rfc1 cb5+/– 23.cb5 Qf5 24.Nb3 Nd7 25.Na5+/– Rdc8 26.Nc6 Bf6 27.Bc5 Nc5 28.Nc5 Nd6 29.Ra1 Nc4 30.Na7 Rcb8 31.Rcb1 Kg7 32.Na6 Rb7 33.Nc6 Bd8 34.Nd8 Rd8 35.Nc5 Rb6 36.Ra6 Rdb8 37.Rb6 Rb6 38.Qa2 Qc8 39.h3 Qc7 40.Na4 Rb8 41.Nc5 Rd8 42.Qa6 Rd6 43.Qa8 Rd8 44.Qa4 Rd6 45.Rc1 Qe7 46.Qb4 Rb6 47.Rb1 Rb8 48.Na4 Qb7 49.Nc3 Nb6 50.Ra1 Rc8 51.Ra6 Qb8 52.g3 Nc4? 53.Nd5+– Qb7 54.Nc3 Nd2 55.Ne2 Nf3 56.Kg2+– Qd7 57.b6 Rb8 58.Ra7 Qf5 (58...Qd8 59.Qe7 Qe7 60.Re7 Rb6 61.Nc3+– (61.Re4?! Ne1 62.Kf1 Nf3+/–)) 1–0. Labahn,Wolfgang – Bloess,Andre, Schleswig Holstein–ch qual, 1998.

7.Be2 e4 8.Nd4 =.

7.Be2 e4 8.Ng1 =+.

7.Be2 Re8 8.Nc3 b6 9.d4 ed4 10.Nd4+= Bb7 11.Bf3 Bf3 12.Qf3 Na6 13.Nc6 Qd7 14.Rb1 Qe6 15.Nd5+/– Nd5 16.cd5 Qe4 17.Qe4 Re4 18.Bg7 Kg7 19.Rc1 Ree8 20.Rc4 f5 21.Kd2 Kf6 22.Rhc1 h5 23.Kd3 g5 24.h4 g4 25.Rf4+– Kg6 26.g3 b5 27.Rc2 Kf6 28.Nd4 Re5 29.e4 Kg6?! 30.Rf5 Rf5 31.ef5 Kf6 32.Rc5 dc5–+ (33.Nb5 cb4 34.ab4 c6 35.dc6 Nb4 36.Ke3 Re8 37.Kd4 Nc6 38.Kc5 Ne5–+; 32...Nc5?! 33.bc5 Rc8 34.c6–/+) 0–1. Luzuriaga,Norberto Horacio – Wantoch_Rekowski,Jacek, corr, 2002.

7.Be2 Bg4 8.d3 Nbd7 9.Nbd2 a5 10.0–0 ab4 11.ab4 Ra1 12.Ba1 Qa8 13.Qb3 Qa7 14.Bb2 Ra8 15.Ra1 Qb8 16.Ra8 Qa8 17.Qa3 Qa3 18.Ba3 d5 19.Kf1 c6 20.Ne1 Be6 21.c5 Nb8 22.Nc2 Ng4 23.h3 ½–½. Fournier,Frederic (1680) – Delerme,Raymond (1850), Open Paris FRA, 1998.

7.Be2 Bg4 8.h3 Bf3 9.Bf3 e4 10.Be2 c6 11.d3 ed3 12.Bd3 d5 13.c5 Ne4 14.Be4 (better is 14.Bg7!? Kg7 15.Be4 de4 16.Nc3+=) 14...Bb2+= (14...de4?! 15.Bg7 Qd1 16.Kd1 Kg7 17.Nd2=) 15.Ra2 Ba3 (15...de4?! 16.Rb2 a5 17.Rd2+=) 16.Na3 de4 17.Rd2 Qf6 18.0–0 Na6 19.Rd6 Qc3 20.b5 (20.Nc2–/+) 20...Qc5 (better is 20...cb5!? 21.Nb5 Qa5–/+) 21.ba6= Qa3 22.ab7 Rab8 23.Rd7 Qb4 24.Qb1 Qb1 (24...c5!?=) 25.Rb1+= f6 26.Ra1 (better is 26.Rc7+/–) 26...Rf7+= 27.Rf7 Kf7 28.Ra7 Ke7 29.Kf1 Kd7 30.Ke2 Kc7 31.Kd2 Rb7 32.Ra8 f5 33.Rh8 Kb6 34.Rd8 c5 35.Rc8 Kb5 36.Kc3 Rb6 37.Rc7 h5 38.f3 ef3 39.gf3 Rc6 Black plans c4 40.Rb7 Ka6 41.Rb8 Ka7 42.Rb2 Re6 43.Kd3 c4 44.Ke2? Ka6–/+ 45.Rb8 Rb6 46.Rc8 Kb5 47.Kd2 Kb4 48.Kc2 Re6 49.Rb8 Kc5 50.Rc8 Rc6 51.Re8 Kd5 52.Rd8 Rd6–+ 53.Rc8 g5 54.Kc3? Exerts pressure on the isolated pawn 54...Rc6 55.Rd8 Kc5 56.Rg8 g4 57.fg4 hg4 58.hg4 fg4 59.Rg4 Kb5 60.Rg5 Rc5 61.Rc5 Kc5 62.e4 Kd6 63.Kc4 Ke5 64.Kd3 Kd6 65.Kd4 Ke6 66.e5 Kd7 67.Kd5 Ke7 68.e6 Kd8?? 69.Kd6 Ke8 70.e7 Kf7 71.Kd7 Kf6 72.e8Q Kf5 73.Qe6 Kf4 74.Kd6 Kf3 75.Kd5 Kf4 76.Kd4 Kf3 77.Qe4 Kf2 78.Kd3 Kf1 79.Qe2 Kg1 80.Ke3 Kh1 81.Kf3 (81.Kf3 Kg1 82.Qg2) 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (1940) – rosiki (1990), Active (5/0), 2004.

4.f4 d6

5.e3 Ne7 6.Nf3 Nd7 7.Be2 0–0 8.fe5 Ne5 9.Nc3 Nf5 10.0–0 Be6 11.Na4 b6 12.Rc1 Bd7 13.Ne5 de5= 14.b5 c5 15.c4 Nd6 16.Rc2 Be6 17.Qa1 Re8 18.Re1 Qg5 19.Bf1 Rad8 20.Nc3 f5 21.Nd5 Bd5 22.cd5=+ Qe7 23.a4 e4 24.Bg7 Qg7–/+ 25.Qa2 g5 26.a5=+ f4 27.ab6 ab6=+ 28.Qa6 Qc7 29.Ra2 Re7 30.Rea1 Nf5 31.Qa4 f3 32.gf3 Nh4 33.d3 ef3 34.Qc4 Qd6 35.e4=+ Rf8 36.Bh3?? (better is 36.Qc1=+) 0–1. Kutuzov,Denis – Potapov,Pavel, It (open) Moscow (Russia), 2007.

5.e3 Nf6 6.fe5 Ng4 7.Nf3 =.

5.fe5 de5 6.Nf3 Nd7 7.e4 a5 8.b5 c6 9.bc6 bc6 10.Bc4 c5 (10...Nb6 11.Bb3= (worse is 11.Be5 Be5 12.Bf7 Kf8–/+)) 11.Bd5 (11.Nc3 Rb8 12.Rb1 Ngf6+=) 11...Ra7 (11...Rb8!? 12.Ra2 Ngf6=) 12.Nc3+= Ne7 13.Nb5 Ra6 14.Bc4 Bb7 15.d3 Ra8?? (better is 15...Qb8+=) 16.Nd6+– Kf8 17.Nf7 (worse is 17.Nb7 Qc7 18.Ng5 Qb7+–) 17...Qb6 18.Rb1 (worse is 18.Be5 Ne5 19.N3e5 Be5 20.Ne5 Kg7+–; 18.N3e5?! Qb2 19.Nd7 Ke8+–) 18...Rg8 19.0–0 Qc6 (19...Bc8+–) 20.N7e5 (20.N3e5 Nb6 21.Ng5 Nf5 22.Nh7 Ke8 23.Bf7 Ke7 24.Nc6 Kf7 25.ef5 Bc6 26.fg6 Ke7 27.Qe1 Kd8+–) 20...Ne5 (20...Qd6 21.Nd7 Ke8 22.Bg7 Qd7+–) 21.Ne5 Qf6 22.Nd7 (22.Nd7 Ke8 23.Bf6+–) 1–0. Fournier,Frederic (1855) – carlosdiazbalza, Active, 2011.

5.Nf3 Nd7

6.e3 Qe7 A) 7.Bb5 A1) 7...a6 8.Be2 Nb6 9.c4 Bd7 10.Nc3 Be6 11.Qb3+=; A2) 7...c6 8.Be2 Ngf6 9.fe5 de5 10.0–0 0–0 11.Nc3=; A3) 7...Ngf6 8.fe5 de5 9.0–0 e4 10.Nd4 c6 11.Be2=; B) 7.Bc4 B1) 7...Nb6 8.Bb3 Bg4 9.fe5 de5 10.e4 f5 11.Qe2=; B2) 7...Ngf6 8.0–0 e4 9.Nd4 0–0 10.b5 Nb6 11.Bb3=; B3) 7...f5 8.fe5 Ne5 9.Ne5 de5 10.0–0 Be6 11.Qe2=; C) 7.Be2 C1) 7...a5 8.fe5 Ne5 9.Nc3 Nf6 10.0–0 Be6 11.Nb5+=; C2) 7...Nb6 8.c4 Bd7 9.Nc3 Be6 10.Qb3 0–0–0 11.0–0+=; C3) 7...Ngf6 8.fe5 Ne5 9.0–0 Bd7 10.Bd4 Nc6 11.c3=.

6.e3 Bf6 A) 7.Nc3 ef4 8.ef4 Ne7 9.Be2 Nd5 10.Nd5 Bb2 11.Rb1=; B) 7.d4 ed4 8.ed4 Qe7 9.Be2 Nb6 10.0–0 Qe3 11.Kh1=; C) 7.fe5 Ne5 8.Nc3 Be6 9.Be2 Qe7 10.0–0 0–0–0 11.Nd4+=.

6.e3 Nh6 7.Bc4 0–0 8.0–0 Nb6 ½–½. Nemes,Zoltan (2025) – Baranyai,Szabolcs Jr (2185), Hajduboszormeny op, 1996.

6.e3 Ne7

7.Bc4 0–0 8.fe5 de5 9.0–0 Nf5 10.e4 Nd6 11.Qe2 =.

7.Bc4 a5 8.0–0 ab4 9.ab4 Ra1 10.Ba1 0–0 11.fe5 Ne5 12.Ne5 de5 13.Nc3 c6 14.Rf2 Nf5 15.Qf1 Qe7 16.b5 Be6 17.Be6 Qe6 18.bc6 Qc6 19.g4 Nd6 20.d3 e4 21.Ne4 Ne4 22.de4 Ba1 23.Qa1 Qe4 24.Qd4 Re8 25.Qd7 Re7 26.Qd8 Kg7 27.Qd4 Kh6 28.Qe4= Re4 29.Rf7 Rg4 30.Kf2 Rb4 31.Ke2 b6 32.Kd3 Rh4 33.Rf2 b5 34.e4 Rh3 35.Kd4 Rh4 36.Kd5 Kg7 37.e5 Rh5 38.Kd6+– Rf5?? 39.Rf5 gf5 40.e6 f4 41.e7 f3 42.e8Q f2 43.Qb5 (43...Kf6 44.Qe5 Kg6 45.Qg3 Kh5 46.Qf2 Kg5 47.Ke6 h6 48.Qf5 Kh4 49.c4 h5 50.Qf4 Kh3 51.Qg3#) 1–0. fuiste – albertho, ajedrez21.com, 2001.

7.Bc4 d5 8.Bb3 f6 9.0–0 c6 10.Qe1 Qb6 11.fe5 +=.

7.Bc4 f6 8.Nc3 Nb6 9.Bb3 d5 10.0–0 e4 11.Nd4 +=.

7.Be2 A) 7...a5 8.0–0 0–0 9.fe5 Ne5 10.Nc3 Nd5 11.Nd4=; B) 7...f6 8.0–0 0–0 9.Nc3 c6 10.Qe1 d5 11.e4=; C) 7...0–0 8.fe5 Ne5 9.Ne5 de5 10.Bc4 Nd5 11.0–0=.

7.fe5 A) 7...Ne5 8.Ne5 de5 9.Bc4 Qd6 10.Qf3 f5 11.Nc3=; B) 7...de5 8.Bd3 f6 9.0–0 Nb6 10.Nc3 Be6 11.Ne4+=; C) 7...Nf5 8.Bc4 Ne5 9.Ne5 de5 10.0–0 Nd6 11.Bd5=.

6.e3 Ngf6

7.Be2 ef4 8.ef4 0–0 9.0–0 Nb6 10.c4 Re8 11.Bd3 Nh5 12.Bg7 Ng7 13.Nc3= Bf5 14.Be2 Ne6=+ 15.g3 Qf6 16.d4 Bg4 17.c5 dc5 18.bc5 Nc5 19.dc5+= Qc3 20.cb6 Rad8 21.Qc1+/– Qc1 22.Rac1 Re2 23.bc7 Rc8 24.Ne5 Be6 25.Rfd1 Kf8 26.Rd4 Ke7= 27.a4 f6 28.Nf3 Bg4 29.Nd2 Bd7 30.Kf1 Re6 31.f5 Re5 32.g4 gf5=+ 33.gf5 Bc6–/+ 34.Rh4 Rf5–+ 35.Ke2 h5 36.Nb3 Rc7 37.Nd4 Re5 38.Kf2 Rc8 39.Rf4 Bd7 40.Rb1 b6 41.Rg1 Kf7 42.h4 Rc4 43.Kg3 Ra4 44.Rgf1 Re3 45.Kh2 Ke8 46.Nf5 Rf4 47.Rf4 Bf5 48.Rf5 Re5 49.Rf6 Rb5 (50.Kg3 a5–+) 0–1. Skulsky,I – Berry,J, Vancouver, 1986.

7.fe5 de5 8.Nc3 0–0 9.Be2 e4 10.Nd4 c5 11.bc5 =.

7.fe5 de5 8.Be2 e4 9.Nd4 c5 10.bc5 Nc5 11.0–0 =.

7.fe5 de5 8.Be2 Qe7 =.

7.fe5 Ng4 8.Be2 Nde5 9.Ne5 Ne5 10.0–0 Qg5 11.Nc3 +=.

3.c4 Bg7

4.Bb2 (--> 3.Bb2 Bg7 4.c4).

4.Nc3 Nc6 5.e4 d6 6.Nf3 f5 7.d3 Nf6 8.Be2 0–0 =.

4.Nc3 d6 5.e4 f5 6.d3 Nf6 7.Nf3 a5 8.b5 Nbd7 =.

4.Nc3 Ne7 5.e3 0–0 (5...d5 6.cd5 Nd5 7.Nd5 Qd5 8.d3=) 6.Nf3 c6 (6...d5 7.Bb2=+) 7.Be2 (7.d4 ed4 8.Nd4 Nf5=) 7...d5 8.d4 e4 (8...ed4 9.ed4 dc4 10.Bc4=+) 9.Nd2= f5 (9...a5 10.cd5 cd5 11.b5=) 10.f4 (10.cd5 cd5 11.Nb3 Nbc6=) 10...Be6 11.0–0 Nd7 12.cd5 Nd5 (12...cd5 13.Bb2=) 13.Nd5 Bd5 14.g3 (14.Nc4 c5=) 14...Kh8 (14...a5 15.ba5 Ra5 16.Nc4=+) 15.h4 (15.Nc4!?=) 15...c5 (15...a5 16.Bb2–/+) 16.bc5 Nc5 17.Rb1 Nd3 18.Bd3 ed3 19.Nf3 Rc8 20.Ne5 Rc2 21.Rb2 Be5 22.de5 Be4 23.Rf2 Qc7 24.Rbc2 dc2 25.Qd6 Qd6 26.ed6 Rd8 27.Rd2 Kg7 28.Kf2 Kf7 29.Ke1 Ke6 30.d7 Rd7 31.Rd7 Kd7 32.Kd2 Kc6 33.Kc3 Kd5 34.Bb2 Kc5 35.Bc1 Kb5 36.Kb3 Kc5?? 37.Kc3 b5 38.Bb2 a5 39.Bc1 Kc6 40.Bb2 Kd5 41.Bc1 Kc5 42.Bb2 b4 43.ab4 ab4 44.Kb3 Kb5 45.Bc1 Bf3 46.Kc2 Kc4 47.Bb2 Be4 48.Kd2 Kb3 49.Kc1 ½–½. Bulcourf,Carlos (2210) – Tempone,Marcelo (2455), Buenos Aires ITT, 1992.

4.Nc3 Ne7 5.e4 0–0= 6.Nf3 a5 7.b5 f5 8.d3 d6 =.

4.Nc3 Ne7 5.e4 d6 =.

4.Nc3 Ne7 5.h4 d6 (5...d5 6.cd5 Nd5 7.Bb2 Bg4 8.Nd5 Qd5=+) 6.e3 (6.e4 Nbc6 7.h5 Nd4 8.Nge2 Bg4=) 6...Nd7 (6...Be6 7.h5 Nd7 8.e4 h6=) 7.Nf3 (7.h5 a5 8.hg6 hg6=) 7...Nf6 (7...a5 8.Bb2 Nb6=) 8.d4 ed4 (8...0–0=) 9.Nd4 d5 (9...0–0 10.Bd3=) 10.Bb2 0–0 (10...Bg4 11.f3 Bd7 12.cd5 Ned5 13.Nd5 Nd5 14.Nc6 Bc6 15.Bg7+=) 11.cd5 Ned5 12.Be2 (12.Nd5 Nd5 13.h5 g5=) 12...Nc3= 13.Bc3 Ne4 14.Rc1 Nc3 15.Rc3 Re8 16.h5 Bf5 17.hg6 hg6 (< 17...fg6 18.Qb3 Kh8 19.Nf5 gf5 20.Qc2+/–; 17...Bg6?! 18.Qd2=) 18.0–0 (18.Rc4 Be4 19.Bf3 c6 20.Be4 Re4=) 18...Bd4 19.ed4 Qd6 (19...Re4 20.d5=) 20.Bf3 Be4 21.Be4 Re4 22.Qc2 Re7 23.Rd3 (23.Re3 Rae8 24.Re7 Re7=) 23...Rae8 24.Qc5 Qa6 25.Qc3 Kg7 26.Rc1 Qd6 27.d5 f6 28.g3 Rh8 29.Qc5 Qd7 30.Re3 (30.Qa7?? Qh3 31.f3 Qh1 32.Kf2 Rh2) 30...Re3 31.Qe3 b6? (better is 31...Rh5=) 32.Qf4+– Rc8 33.Rc6 Qd8 (33...Qe7 34.Qc1 Rd8 35.Rc7+–) 34.b5 (34.Qc4 g5+–) 34...g5 (34...a6 35.ba6 b5 36.Qc1 Qd5 37.Rc7 Rc7 38.Qc7 Kh6 39.Qb7+–) 35.Qf5 (35.Qc4 Qd7+–) 35...Rb8 36.Qe6 Rb7 37.a4 (37.f4 gf4 38.Qg4 Kf7 39.Qf4 Qe7+–) 37...Qf8 (better is 37...Rb8+–) 38.Qd7 Kh8 (38...Kg6+–) 39.d6 1–0. Bulcourf,Carlos – Redondo,Mariano, San Fernando, 1993.

4.Nc3 f5 5.e3 Ne7 6.d4 d6 7.Nf3 0–0 8.Bb2 ed4 =.

4.Nc3 f5 5.h4 d6 (5...Nf6 6.Nf3=+) 6.e3 (6.h5 Nc6=) 6...Nc6 (6...Nf6 7.Be2=+) 7.Bb2 Nf6 8.Nf3 (8.Be2 0–0=) 8...0–0 9.b5 Ne7 10.d4 ed4 (10...e4 11.Nd2=+) 11.Nd4= c5 12.Nf3 (12.bc6 bc6 13.Rb1 Rb8=) 12...h6 (12...Ne4 13.Rc1=+) 13.Be2 (13.Qc2 Be6=) 13...Be6 (13...Ne4 14.Rc1=) 14.0–0 Nc8 15.Qc2 Nb6 16.Na4 (16.Nd2 Qe7=) 16...Na4 17.Qa4 Ne4 (17...a6 18.Bc3=) 18.Bg7 Kg7 19.Qc2 Qe7 20.g3 Rad8 21.Rad1 b6 22.Nd2 Nf6 23.Bf3 Qf7 24.Rc1 g5 25.hg5+= hg5 26.Rfe1 Rh8 27.Qc3 Kg6 28.Kf1 Nd7 29.Ke2+= Ne5 30.Bg2 g4 31.Rh1 Rh1 32.Bh1 Rh8 33.Bg2 Rh2 34.Bc6 Nc6–/+ 35.bc6 Qc7 36.e4 Qc6 37.Qe3 Rh5 38.e5 d5 39.cd5 Bd5 40.e6? Qe6–+ 41.Qe6 Be6 (42.Ke3 Rh3–+) 0–1. Bulcourf,Carlos – Panno,Oscar, Pro American op 9th, 2002.

4.e4 d6 5.Nf3 f5 6.d3 Ne7 7.Be2 0–0 8.0–0 a5 =.

4.e4 Ne7 =.

4.e4 Nf6 5.Nc3 d6 =.

4.e4 Nf6 5.d3 a5 6.b5 c6 7.Nf3 cb5 8.cb5 d5 9.Nbd2 0–0 (9...Qb6 10.Rb1=) 10.a4 (10.Bb2 Nbd7=) 10...Re8 11.Be2 Nbd7 (11...b6 12.0–0+=) 12.Ba3 (12.0–0 b6=) 12...b6+= 13.Rc1 Bb7 14.0–0 (14.ed5 Bd5 15.0–0 Rc8=) 14...Rc8 (14...de4 15.de4 Ne4 16.Ne4 Be4 17.Bc4=) 15.Rc8 Qc8 16.Qb1 Qc3 17.Qa2 Bf8 (worse is 17...de4 18.Rc1 Bd5 19.Rc3 Ba2 20.de4+=) 18.Bb2 Qb4 19.Bd1 (19.Rd1 Bd6 (worse is 19...de4 20.de4 Bc5 21.Bc4+=) 20.Rb1 de4 21.Ne5 Be5 22.Be5 Bd5=) 19...de4+= 20.de4 Ne4 21.Bb3 Nd6 (worse is 21...Nd2 22.Bf7 Kh8 23.Be8+/–) 22.Ba3 Qf4 23.Bd6 Bd6 24.Bd5 Nc5 25.Bb7 Nb7 26.Qd5 Re7 27.g3 (better is 27.Ne4!? Bc5 28.Qc6+=) 27...Qa4–+ 28.Ne4 Bc5 (28...Qb4 29.Rd1 Bb8 30.Nf6 Kg7 31.Nd7–/+) 29.Qc6–/+ Qa3 30.Rd1 (30.Kg2 Nd6 31.Nd6 Bd6 32.Qb6 Kg7–/+) 30...Qb3 (30...Re6 31.Qb7 Qf3 32.Rd8 Bf8 33.Qa8+=) 31.Rd5 a4 32.Nfd2 Qb4 (32...Qd1 33.Kg2 Qe1=) 33.Rc5? (better is 33.Rd7 Rd7 34.Qd7–/+) 33...Nc5–+ 34.Nf6 ½–½. Cirulis,Ilmars (1840) – Duttagupta,Aniruddha (2000), FICGS, 2015.

3.d3 Bg7

4.Bb2 d5 5.e3 Ne7 (5...Be6 6.Be2 (6.Nf3 Nd7 7.Be2 Qf6 8.c4 dc4 9.dc4 0–0–0=; 6.Nd2 d4 7.Ngf3 Nh6 8.Nc4 de3 9.Ne3 Nc6=; 6.d4 e4 7.c4 Nf6 8.cd5 Nd5 9.Ne2 Qh4=; 6.Ne2 Ne7 7.d4 Nd7 8.de5 Ne5 9.Nd4 Bg4=; 6.f4 Qh4 7.g3 Qh6 8.Nd2 Nd7 9.Ne2 Ne7+=) 6...Qg5 7.f4 Qh4 8.g3 Qh6 9.Be5 Be5=; 5...Nd7 6.Nf3 Ne7 7.Be2 c5 8.bc5 Nc6 9.d4 e4=; 5...d4 6.Nf3 a5 7.b5 Ne7 8.Be2 c6 9.c4 de3=) 6.Nf3 (6.Be2 0–0 7.Nf3 e4 8.Nd4 b6 9.Nc3 ed3=) 6...Nd7 7.c4 (7.Be2 a5 8.0–0 0–0 9.b5 e4=) 7...c6 (7...0–0 8.Nbd2 Re8 9.Be2 e4=) 8.cd5 (8.Be2 a5 9.0–0 0–0=) 8...cd5 (8...Nd5 9.e4 Nf4=) 9.Qb3 (9.Be2 0–0=) 9...0–0 (9...a5=) 10.Nc3 Nb6 11.Rc1 d4 12.Nb5 (12.Ne4!?+=) 12...Be6 13.Qd1 Nc6 14.Be2 (14.ed4!? ed4 15.Be2–/+) 14...a6–+ 15.Rc6 (better is 15.ed4 ab5 16.de5–+) 15...bc6 (15...ab5?! 16.Rc1–/+) 16.Nbd4 ed4 17.Nd4 Bd5 18.Qc2 (18.0–0 a5 19.e4 ab4 20.ab4 Bd4 21.Bd4 Bb3 22.Qb3 Qd4–+) 18...Qf6 (better is 18...Bg2 19.Rg1 Bd5–+) 19.Nc6?? (better is 19.e4 Ba2 20.0–0–+) 19...Qb2 (19...Qb2 20.Qb2 Bb2 21.Ne7 Kg7 22.Nd5 Nd5–+) 0–1. Patrinos,Ilias – Mitsakos,Achilles, Epikinonias op 4th, 2000. (=1.a3 e5 2.b4 g6)

4.Bb2 d5 5.Nf3 A) 5...Nc6 6.e3 Bg4 7.Be2 Qd6 8.Nbd2 0–0–0 9.c4 f5=; B) 5...Nd7 6.e3 (6.e4 d4 7.c3 dc3 8.Nc3 Ne7 9.d4 ed4=; 6.c4 d4 7.e3 de3 8.fe3 Ne7 9.Nc3 0–0=) 6...Ne7 7.Be2 0–0 8.0–0 e4 9.Nd4 c5=; C) 5...f6 6.e3 (6.Nbd2 Ne7 7.e3 0–0 8.Be2 a5 9.0–0 Qd6=) 6...a5 7.Be2 ab4 8.ab4 Ra1 9.Ba1 Qd6=.

3.e3 Bg7

4.Bb2 (--> 3.Bb2 Bg7 4.e3).

4.c4 Ne7 (4...d5 5.cd5 Qd5 6.Bb2=) 5.Nc3 (5.Bb2 0–0=) 5...0–0 (5...d5 6.cd5 Nd5 7.Bb2=) 6.Bb2 d6 7.Be2 (7.Nf3 a5=) 7...f5 (7...a5 8.Nf3=+) 8.Nf3 (8.d4 a5=) 8...h6 (8...e4 9.Nd4=) 9.0–0 (9.d4 c5+=) 9...g5 (9...e4 10.Nd4=) 10.d3 (10.d4 g4 11.Ne1 a5+=) 10...Ng6 (10...Be6 11.d4+=) 11.Nd2 (11.d4 g4 12.Ne1 ed4 13.ed4 Nf4+=) 11...Be6 12.Bh5 Bf7 (12...Ne7 13.Qf3 d5 14.Rad1=) 13.Qf3 Qc8 14.g3 (14.Nd5 Qd7 15.Rfb1 c6=) 14...g4= 15.Qe2 Nh8 (15...Nd7 16.f4=) 16.Bf7+= Nf7 17.f4 ef4 18.ef4 (18.Rf4 Ng5 19.Kg2 Qe6+=) 18...Re8= 19.Qf2 c5 (19...a5 20.b5=) 20.Nb3+= b6 21.Rfe1 Nc6 22.Nd5+/– Re1 23.Re1+– Qf8 24.b5 Na5 25.Na5 ba5 26.Ne7 Kh7 27.Nf5 Bb2 28.Qb2 Kg6 29.Re6 Kh7 30.Qf6 Qg8 31.Nh6 (31...Qg7 32.Qf5 Kh8 33.Nf7 Kg8 34.Rg6+–; 31.Qh6! Nh6 32.Rh6#) 1–0. Bulcourf,Carlos Enrique (2280) – Mackenzie,Gerardo (1875), CAA op Invierno, 1993.

3.e4 d6

4.Nc3 A) 4...f5 5.d4 Bg7 6.Nf3 ed4 7.Nd4 Ne7 8.Be3 fe4= 9.Ne4=; B) 4...Nf6 5.Nf3 Bg7 6.Bc4 Ne4 7.Ne4 d5 8.d4 dc4= 9.Ne5=; C) 4...Be6 5.Nf3 Bg7 6.Bb5 c6 7.Be2 f5 8.d4 ed4= 9.Bg5=; D) 4...Nd7 5.Nf3 f5 6.d4 Bg7 7.ef5 gf5 8.Bc4 ed4 9.Bg5+=; E) 4...a5 5.b5 f5 6.d4 Bg7 7.Nf3 ed4 8.Bg5 Nf6= 9.Qd4=.

4.Bc4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Bg7 6.Nf3 Ne4 7.Ne4 d5 8.d4 dc4 9.Ne5 =.

4.Nf3 A) 4...Nd7 5.Nc3 Ngf6 A1) 6.Bc4 Nb6 7.Ba2 Bg7 8.d3 0–0= 9.Be3=; A2) 6.Be2 Bg7 7.d3 a5 8.b5 d5 9.ed5+=; B) 4...Nf6 5.Nc3 Bg7 6.Bc4 B1) 6...0–0 7.0–0 c6 8.d4 b5= 9.de5=; B2) 6...Ne4 7.Ne4 d5 8.d4 dc4 9.Ne5=; C) 4...Be6 5.d4 ed4 6.Nd4 Bg7 7.Bb2 Nf6 8.Bd3 0–0+= 9.0–0+=; D) 4...a5 5.b5 f5 6.d3 Nf6 7.Nc3 Bg7 8.Be2 0–0= 9.0–0=; E) 4...Bg7 5.Bc4 Nf6 6.Nc3 0–0 7.0–0 c6 8.d4 ed4 9.Nd4=.

3.e4 Nf6

4.Nc3 A) 4...d5 5.ed5 Nd5 A1) 6.Nd5 Qd5 7.Ne2 Bg7 8.Nc3 Qe6= 9.Be2=; A2) 6.Qf3 Nc3 7.Bc4 Bf5 8.Qc3 Bg7 9.Ne2=; B) 4...Bg7 B1) 5.Nf3 d5 6.ed5 e4 7.Qe2 0–0 8.Ng1 Nd5=+ 9.Bb2=+; B2) 5.Bc4 Ne4 6.Ne4 d5 7.Bd5 Qd5 8.d3 f5 9.Bh6=+.

4.Nf3 Bg7 A) 5.d4 ed4 A1) 6.Qd4 Nc6 7.Qd3 Qe7 8.Bb2 d5 9.e5–/+; A2) 6.e5 Qe7 7.c3 d6 8.cd4 de5 9.de5=+; B) 5.c4 Ne4 6.Qe2 d5 7.Bb2 f6 8.c5 0–0 9.h4–/+; C) 5.Bb2 Ne4 6.Qe2 d5 7.d3 Ng5 8.Ne5 0–0 9.h4=+.

3.e4 Bg7

4.Bb2 Ne7 5.d4 ed4 6.Bd4 Bd4 7.Qd4 0–0 8.Nf3 d6 9.Bc4 Nec6 10.Qc3 Be6 11.0–0 d5 12.ed5 Bd5 13.Rd1 Ne7 14.Bd5 Nd5 15.Qd4 c6 16.Nc3 Qf6 17.Nd5 Qd4 18.Rd4 cd5 19.Rd5 Nc6 20.Rd7 b6 21.b5 Rfd8 22.bc6 Rd7 23.cd7 Rd8 24.Rd1 Kf8 25.Ne5 Ke7 26.f4 Rf8 27.c4 f5 28.a4 Kd8 29.Rd5 Rf6 30.a5 Rf8 31.ab6 ab6 32.Rb5 Kc7 33.h4 Rg8 34.Rd5 Rd8 35.Kf2 Ra8 36.Nf7 1–0. pillsbury (2145) – cervejarj (2120), net–chess.com, 2014.

4.Bc4 a6 5.Nf3+= b6 6.Nc3 b5 7.Bb2?? bc4–+ 8.Nd5 c6 9.Ne3 Ne7 10.Nc4 Bb7?? 11.Nce5?? d6?? 12.Nd3?? Nc8?? 13.e5?? Qe7 14.0–0=+ de5 15.Re1 e4?? 16.Bg7+– Rg8 17.Nc5 Rg7 18.Ne4 Kf8 19.Nc5 Qc7 20.Qe2?? Ne7+/– 21.Ne5 Qd6?? 22.Nb7+– Qd5 23.Nc5 Qd4 24.c3 Qd5 25.Ned7! Nd7 26.Qe7 Kg8 27.Nd7 h5 28.Nf6 Kh8 29.Qe8! Re8 30.Nd5 Rd8 31.Nf6 Rd2 32.Re8 Rg8 33.Rg8 1–0. dugmak – toon magpie, ChessWorld.net, 2005.

4.Bc4 Nf6 5.Nc3 =.

3.Nf3 Bg7

4.Bb2 d6 5.g3 Ne7 6.Bg2 0–0 7.0–0 c6 8.d4 Qc7 9.de5 de5 10.Nbd2 Be6 11.Ng5 Bg4 12.h3 Bf5 13.e4 Bd7 14.Qe2 h6 15.Ngf3 Be6 16.Nc4 Nd7 17.Rfd1 Rad8 18.Rab1 b5 19.Ncd2 a6 20.Nb3 Nc8 21.Qe3 Ncb6 22.Nc5 Nc5=+ 23.Qc5 Nc4 24.Bc3 Rfe8 25.Be5 Ne5 26.Ne5 Be5 27.f4 Bg7 28.e5 Bd7 29.Rd2 Bf8 30.Qc3 Qb6 31.Kh2 c5 32.bc5 Bc5 (32...Qc5?! 33.Qc5 Bc5 34.Rbd1–/+) 0–1. Skean Du – jammboy, ChessWorld.net, 2006.

4.e4 d5 5.d3 Bg4 6.Be2 c6 7.0–0+= Bf3 8.Bf3 Ne7 9.c4 d4 10.Nd2 0–0 11.Nb3 Nd7 12.Bd2 Kh8 13.Rc1 Qc7 14.c5 f5 15.b5 cb5= 16.ef5 gf5 17.c6 Nc6–/+ 18.Na5 Rf6 19.a4 ba4 20.Qa4 Rc8 21.Nc6 bc6 22.Ba5 Nb6 23.Qb3 Bh6 24.Rc5 Bf8 25.Rc2 c5 26.Rfc1 Qf7 27.Qb5 Nd5 28.Bd2 Rb6 29.Qc4=+ Rd8 30.Re1 e4 31.de4 fe4 32.Be4 Re6 33.Rcc1 Nb6–/+ 34.Qb5 Rf6 35.Bg5+= Rf2?? 36.Bd8+– c4 37.Bb6 ab6 38.Qc4 (38...Qc4 39.Rc4+– (39.Kf2 Qf7 40.Bf3 d3–/+); 38.Qb6 Rd2 39.Rf1 Qe7 40.Rc4 Qe8 41.Qf6 Bg7+–) 1–0. Bulcourf,Carlos (2205) – Seminara,Juan Pablo, Acasusso op, 1991.

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