Todd Trower (2017) - NM Frankie Newton (2254)
Wendy's LIV (Charlotte), 03/10/2004

Round 1

1.e4 e6 2.Nc3 d5 3.d3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Bb4 5.e5 h6 This would be a MacCutcheon, but White's pawn is on d3 instead of d4, a fact that works to Black's advantage
6.exf6 hxg5 7.fxg7 Rg8 8.Qh5 Qf6 9.Qh7 Bxc3+ 10.bxc3 Qxc3+ 11.Ke2 Qxg7 12.Qxg7 Rxg7 13.h4 gxh4 14.Rxh4 Nc6 Up a pawn, black now works on slowly freeing his position, in preparation for a winning ending. White is effective in making it difficult however
15.Rh8+ Ke7 16.Nf3 b6 17.g3 Bb7 18.Rxa8 Bxa8 19.Bg2 Rh7 20.Rc1 Na5 21.Ng5 Rh8 22.f4 c5 23.Kf2 f6 24.Nf3 d4 25.Nh4 Kd6 26.Bh3 Bd5 27.a3 Nc6 28.Re1 b5 29.Bg2 Bxg2 30.Kxg2 a5 31.f5 e5 32.Ng6 Rb8 33.g4 a4 34.Ra1 Ne7 35.Nxe7 Kxe7 36.Kf3 Kd6 37.Rh1 Kd5 38.g5 fxg5 39.Kg4 b4 40.Kxg5 bxa3 41.Ra1 Rb2 42.Rxa3 Rxc2 43.Kf6 Rc3 44.Rxa4 Rxd3 45.Ke7 Rf3


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