Monday, 4 February 2008

Miniature of the Month - January

A nice first round win by Pia Cramling at the recently completed Gibraltar Masters.

Cramling,P (2524) - Thomassen,J (2308) [D30]
6th Gibtelecom Masters Gibraltar ENG (1), 22.01.2008

1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.c4 c6 4.Qb3 dxc4 5.Qxc4 e6 6.Bg5 Nbd7 7.Nbd2 c5 8.e3 b6 9.Ne4 Bb7 10.Bxf6 gxf6 [ 10...Nxf6?? 11.Nxf6+ Qxf6 12.Qa4+ Kd8 13.Ne5 Qe7 14.dxc5+-] 11.dxc5 bxc5 12.0-0-0 Qb6(D)
13.Rxd7! Kxd7 14.Nxf6+ Kc7 15.Ne5 Bd6?
[ 15...Be7 16.Qf4+=] 16.Nxf7 Rhf8 17.Qxe6+- Rad8 18.Nxd8 Rxd8 19.Bc4 1-0

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