This game is another example of diverting attention in order to accomplish a surprise win!
|1. e2-e4, e7-e5.|
|2. Ng1-f3, Nb8-c6.|
|3. Bf1-c4, Bf8-c5.|
|4. b2-b4, Bc5xb4.|
|5. c2-c3, Bb4-c5.|
|6. d2-d4, e5xd4.|
|7. c3xd4, Qd8-f6.||Black tries a bold defense to the classic Evans Gambit position.|
|8. Bc1-g5, Qf6-g6.||Black's premature queen development loses his bishop.|
|9. d4xc5, Ng8-e7.|
|10. Nb1-c3, d7-d6.|
|11. c5xd6, c7xd6.|
|12. 0-0, Nc6-e5.||Black's knight attacks both bishop and knight, empowering his queen.|
|13. Nf3xe5, Qg6xg5.||Black doesn't want that bishop to take his knight.|
|14. Ne5xf7, Qg5-f6.||Black did not see this queen-rook fork, but he has a good response.|
|15. e4-e5, d6xe5.||Sacrificing a pawn looks like it is merely a way to win a rook.|
|16. Qd1-d8 mate.||Finally Black sees the real reason for the pawn sacrifice!|
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