Mark Daniells vs. Stefano Bruzzi
Daniells,M - Bruzzi,S [A00]
Alexander Cup vs. Surbiton, 08.11.2006

 

1.Nc3 d5 2.e4 d4 3.Nce2 e5 4.Ng3 g6 5.Nf3 Nc6 6.Bc4 Bg7 7.a4 Nf6 8.d3 0-0 9.0-0 Qd6 10.Bd2 Be6 11.b3 Nd7 12.Qc1 a5 13.h4 Bxc4 14.bxc4 Nd8 15.h5 Ne6 16.Rb1 b6 17.hxg6 fxg6 18.Qb2 Ndc5 19.Qa1 Nf4 20.Bxf4 exf4 [ 20...Rxf4 21.Nd2 Raf8 when black is more active] 21.Ne2 black now goes for a speculative sacrifice but Mark had seen further! 21...Nxe4?! Diagram

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[ 21...Rad8 is safer] 22.dxe4 d3 23.Ned4 Rad8 [ 23...dxc2 24.Rbc1 Rae8 25.Rfe1 is still good for white with his extra piece] 24.c5! the move that black had missed! 24...bxc5 25.Qa2+ Kh8 26.Ne6 Diagram

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

yes, now the knight can move, to devastating effect 1-0