This game shows why one should not allow the enemy to dominate his castle, and includes a nice rook sacrifice, showing the power of one little pawn.
|1. Ng1-f3, d7-d5.|
|2. g2-g3, Bc8-g4.|
|3. Bf1-g2, e7-e6.|
|4. b2-b3, Ng8-f6.|
|5. Bc1-b2, Bf8-c5.|
|6. Nb1-c3, c7-c6.||White's pieces are exactly where he wants them. This opening was new to Black.|
|7. e2-e3, Nf6-e4.||Expecting 8. d2-d4, Black decides to reposition his knight.|
|8. d2-d3, Ne4-g5.||Now Black's knight attacks White's important king's knight.|
|9. Nc3-e2, Bc5-b4+.||White both protects his queen and attacks Black's king knight pawn.|
|10. c2-c3, Ng5xf3+.||Black destroys the knight he was attacking.|
|11. Bg2xf3, Bg4xf3.||Black also rejoices at getting White's fianchettoed bishop.|
|12. O-O, Bb4-d6.||Black expected 12. c3xB4, Bf3xe2. 13. Qd1xe2, O-O. He gratefully retreats, ahead in material and dominating the castle!|
|13. Qd1-c2, h7-h5.||Black's favorite attack is to destroy the castle with his rook pawn.|
|14. c3-c4, h5-h4.||White attacks two pawns, but Black focuses on the kill.|
|15. Ne2-d4, Qd8-f6.||White attacks the bishop, but it will be replaced with a queen!|
|16. Nd4xf3, Qf6xf3.||White gives his castle to the Black queen to gain one little pawn.|
|17. Bb2xg7, h4-h3.||And another little pawn shows it is more valuable that a rook!|
|18. resigns.||White cannot prevent Qf3-g2 mate.|
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