Tuesday, April 1, 2008

The Exchange Slav

I play the exchange variation vs. the Slav. It avoids the tricky lines. Here are 2 games just played.

chessart(1540)-DreaMLaNdeR(1675), 5,0
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bf4 Nc6 6. e3 Bg4 7. Nc3 a6 8. Be2 e6 9. O-O Bd6 10. Bxd6 Qxd6 11. a3 b5 12. h3 Bxf3 13. Bxf3 Na5 14. Be2 O-O 15. b4 Nc4 16. Bxc4 bxc4 17. Qb1 Rfb8 18. Rc1 Nd7 19. Rc2 Rb7 20. Rb2 Rab8 21. Raa2 f6 22. Na4 e5 23. Nc5 Nxc5 24. bxc5 Qc6 25. Rxb7 Rxb7 26. Rb2 Rb5 27. a4 Rxb2 28. Qxb2 exd4 29. exd4 Qxa4 30. Qb8+ Kf7 31. Qd6 c3 32. Qxd5+ Kg6 33. Qe4+ Kf7 34. Qd5+ Kg6 35. g4 Qd1+ 36. Kh2 c2 37. Qh5# {Black checkmated} 1-0

chessart(1589)-jam(1592), 2,10
1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bf4 a6 6. e3 Bf5 7. Nc3 e6 8. Bd3 Ne4 9. Bxe4 Bxe4 10. Nxe4 dxe4 11. Nd2 f5 12. O-O Be7 13. Qe2 O-O 14. Rfc1 Nc6 15. a3 h6 16. h3 g5 17. Bh2 Qe8 18. Rc2 Qg6 19. Rac1 Rf7 20. Nc4 Raf8 21. Ne5 Nxe5 22. Bxe5 f4 23. Rc7 f3 24. Qf1 fxg2 25. Qxg2 Rxf2 26. Qxf2 Rxf2 27. Kxf2 Qf5+ 28. Kg3 Qf3+ 29. Kh2 Qf2+ 30. Kh1 Qxe3 31. Rc8+ Kf7 32. R1c7 Qxh3+ 33. Kg1 e3 34. Rh8 Qg4+ 35. Kh2 Qe2+ 36. Kh1 Qf1+ 37. Kh2 e2 38. Bg3 g4 39. Rh7+ Kg6 40. Rhxe7 Qh3+ 41. Kg1 Qxg3+ 42. Kh1 e1=Q# {White checkmated} 0-1

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