Online game on chess.com. Pawn and Rook up against a player ranked rather a bit higher than me, and not by accident so I’m feeling pretty smug.

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[Event “Chess.com Open – Round 1”]
[Site “Chess.com”]
[Date “2013.05.02”]
[White “guerocles”]
[Black “mdennehy”]
[Result “1-0”]
[WhiteElo “1461”]
[BlackElo “1260”]
[TimeControl “1 in 3 days”]
[Termination “guerocles won by resignation”]

1.e4 c6 2.Nf3 d5 3.exd5 cxd5 4.d4 Nc6 5.Bb5 Qa5+ 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.O-O Bd7 8.Bxc6 bxc6 9.Bd2 Bg4 10.Re1 e6
11.a3 Be7 12.Ne4 Qb5 13.Nxf6+ Bxf6 14.Bc3 O-O 15.b4 Qc4 16.Qd3 Bf5 17.Qxc4 dxc4 18.Ne5 Bxc2 19.Rac1 Bd3 20.Nxd3 cxd3
21.Rcd1 Rfe8 22.Rxd3 Be7 23.Rg3 Bd6 24.Rxg7+ Kxg7 25.d5+ Kg8 26.dxc6 Rac8 27.b5 Bxa3 28.Re4 f5 29.Rd4 Bc5 30.Rd1 Red8
31.Rxd8+ Rxd8 32.Kf1 Rd1+ 33.Ke2 Rd5 34.c7 Bb6 35.c8=Q+ Rd8 36.Qxe6+ Kf8 37.Bb4+ Kg7 38.Qe7+ Kg6 39.f4 Rc8 40.Qg5+ Kf7
41.Qxf5+ Ke8 1-0

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Black to move and lose the game – and yes, that’s right, Rd5.… Read the rest