[Event "Newton Abbot B v TBGS"] [Site ""] [Date "2021.12.14"] [Round ""] [White "P Brooks"] [Black "J Smith"] [Result "1-0"] [EventDate "2021.12.14"] 1.d4 e5 {The Englund Gambit - a risky reply to 1.d4} 2.dxe5 Nc6 3.Nf3 Qe7 4.Bf4 Qb4+ {With this queen check, black wins back the pawn, but it comes at a cost. White is able to gain a development advantage by attacking the queen.} 5.Bd2 Qxb2 6.Nc3 $1 {The only reason to play this opening is the following trap:} ( 6.Bc3 Bb4 $1 7.Qd2 ( 7.Bxb4 {is the best white can do, but he loses significant material after } 7...Nxb4 8.Na3 Qxa3 ) 7...Bxc3 8.Qxc3 Qc1# ) 6...Nb4 ( 6...Bb4 {is the main line, but white gains an advantage after } 7.Rb1 Qa3 8.Nd5 ( 8.Rb3 Qa5 {is also good for white.} ) 8...Bxd2+ 9.Qxd2 Kd8 ) 7.Nd4 {defending the c pawn, and preparing to oust the queen.} 7...c5 8.Rb1 Qa3 9.Ndb5 Qa5 10.a3 Na6 ( 10...Nc6 11.Nd5 {wins the rook in the corner.} ) 11.e4 Ne7 {Now white can win the other rook with 12.Nd6+ Kd8 13.Nxf7+ but he sees another attactive possibility.} 12. Nd5 $1 Qd8 ( 12...Qa4 {is the only move to save the queen, but allows white to win the king rook with } 13.Nd6+ {but otherwise black has to give up his queen. He tries 12...Qd8, but...} ) 13.Nd6# {A very attractive smothered mate!} 1-0
[Event "Newton Abbot B v TBGS"] [Site ""] [Date "2021.12.14"] [Round ""] [White "M Goldschmidt"] [Black "E McMullan"] [Result "1-0"] [EventDate "2021.12.14"] 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.Be2 O-O 6.Nf3 {The classical variation of the King's Indian Defence.} 6...Nbd7 7.O-O c5 8.d5 Ne5 9.Nxe5 dxe5 10.Be3 b6 {The position looks better for white - it's difficult to see where black's counterplay is coming from.} 11.Qd2 Ne8 12.Bh6 f5 {This is too optimistic - black opens the kingside when white's pieces are ready to invade.} 13.Bxg7 Kxg7 14.exf5 gxf5 15.f4 e4 16.Nd1 {The computer likes 16.g4 here - which looks risky but has the logical idea of further opening up black's king.} 16...Nf6 17.Ne3 Rg8 18.Rad1 Bb7 $2 {This is a blunder but black's position is difficult. 18....Qd6 gives black a better chance of stemming the tide.} 19.Nxf5+ Kf8 20.Qc3 Qe8 {Black tries to get king-side counterplay, but now the d-pawn charges through.} 21.d6 Qg6 22. dxe7+ Kf7 23.Nd6+ Kxe7 24.g3 Bc6 25.Qe5+ Kf8 26.Nf5 Re8 27.Rd8 $1 {A nice pin - of course the rook can't be taken because of immediate mate.} 27... Nd7 28.Qe7# {It's mate anyway! The only move to last a bit longer would have been 27....Rg7 but it loses the exchange and black's king is still exposed.} 1-0
[Event "Newton Abbot B v TBGS"] [Site ""] [Date "2021.12.14"] [Round ""] [White "B Holland"] [Black "T Thynne"] [Result "0-1"] [EventDate "2021.12.14"] 1.d4 d5 2.Bf4 Nf6 3.e3 c5 4.c3 Nc6 5.Nf3 Qb6 6.Qb3 c4 7.Qxb6 axb6 8.Nbd2 Bf5 9.Nxc4 dxc4 10.Bxc4 e6 11.O-O Be7 12.b4 Nd5 13.Bxd5 exd5 14.Rfe1 Ra3 15.b5 Na5 16.Bc7 Nc4 17.Ne5 Nxe5 18.Bxe5 O-O 19.Bc7 Rxc3 20.Bxb6 Ra8 21.a4 Rc4 22.a5 Bb4 23.Red1 Bc3 24.Ra3 Bb4 25.Raa1 Bc2 26.Rdc1 Bd2 27.Rf1 Ra4 28.Rxa4 Bxa4 29.Rb1 Bxa5 30.Bxa5 Rxa5 31.Ra1 Rxb5 32.g3 Rb4 0-1
[Event "Newton Abbot B v TBGS"] [Site ""] [Date "2021.12.14"] [Round ""] [White "A Paul"] [Black "W Taylor"] [Result "0-1"] [EventDate "2021.12.14"] 1.d4 Nf6 2.e3 c5 3.Nd2 cxd4 4.exd4 g6 5.Ngf3 Bg7 6.c4 O-O 7.Bd3 b6 8.O-O Bb7 9.Re1 d6 10.b3 Nbd7 11.Bb2 Re8 12.h3 Qc7 13.d5 e5 14.Ne4 Nxe4 15.Bxe4 f5 16.Bc2 Nf6 17.Ng5 Bc8 18.Bc3 e4 19.h4 Re7 20.Bd2 Ng4 21.f3 Qc5+ 22.Kh1 Nf2+ 23.Kh2 Nxd1 24.Raxd1 Qf2 25.Rf1 Qxh4+ 26.Nh3 e3 27.Be1 Qf6 28.Rd3 f4 29.Bc3 Qh4 30.Be1 Qh5 31.Bb4 Be5 32.Re1 Bf5 33.Kg1 Bxh3 34.gxh3 Qxh3 35. Re2 Qxf3 0-1