Saturday, 31 July 2010

Miniature of the Month - June 2010

Just to show that the French Defence doesn't always lose brutally, I present the miniature of the month for June 2010. (Yes I know it is the end of July but my source material was slow in arriving!)

Bogdanovich,Stanislav (2458) - Kovalev,Denis (2460) [C05]
Alushta Summer 2 Alushta UKR (6), 06.2010

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nd2 Nf6 4.e5 Nfd7 5.c3 c5 6.f4 Nc6 7.Ndf3 cxd4 8.cxd4 f5 9.exf6 Nxf6 10.Bd3 Ne4 11.a3 Qa5+ 12.Bd2 Nxd2 13.Nxd2 Nxd4 14.Rc1 g6 15.h4 e5 16.fxe5 Bh6 17.Rc3 0-0 18.h5 Bf4 19.Bxg6 (D)
19...Qxc3! 0-1

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