This game is an example of how attention can be diverted to get a surprise win. It shows how the Queen pawn opening can be very strong and dominate the center.
|1. d2-d4, Ng8-f6.|
|2. c2-c4, d7-d5.|
|3. c4xd5, Nf6xd5.|
|4. e2-e4, Nd5-b6.||White has the center, with queen and bishops mobile.|
|5. Ng1-f3, h7-h5.||Black's move baffled me. He has abandoned the center.|
|6. Nb1-c3, Bc8-g4.||Perhaps that explains Black's last move.|
|7. h2-h3, Bg4xf3.||White encourages Black to take the bishop.|
|8. Qd1xf3, Qd8xd4.||Black hoped White would break up his future castle to save a pawn.|
|9. Bc1-e3, Qd4-f6.||Note that all of White's pieces are developed.|
|10. Nc3-b5, Nb8-a6.||Threatening and defending the knight from forking the rook.|
|11. Be3xb6, Qf6xf3.||Black is intent on breaking up a non-existent castle.|
|12. g2xf3, a7xb6.||Black's trade was for a purpose as you will see.|
|13. Ra1-d1, c7-c6.||Now the knight and rook are thinking checkmate.|
|14. a2-a4, c6xb5.||White pretends to defend with a pawn and holds his breath.|
|15. Bf1xb5 mate!||Black's focus on the knight diverted attention from the bishop!|
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