Saturday, April 19, 2008

Mike Serovey Defeats joblack

Here is my most recent game completed at Stan's Net Chess. This game helped me to reach one of my goals set last year. This win put my rating at Stan's Net Chess over 2200 points. Keep in mind that the ratings at Stan's Net Chess are inflated. My highest USCF correspondence rating was 1940 and highest OTB rating was 1793. My new rating is 2203 and my opponent's rating dropped to 2210. This game was my second time playing the Dutch defense and my first win with it. The complete game, with analysis and diagrams, can be found at Here is the game in PGN.

[Event "Game 429544"]
[Site "Stan's NetChess"]
[Date "2008.03.21"]
[Round "?"]
[White "joblack"]
[Black "mserovey"]
[Result "0-1"]

1. d4 f5 2. g3 e6 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. Nf3 g6 5. c4 Bg7 6. Nc3 O-O 7. O-O d6 8. Bg5Nbd7 9. e3 h6 10. Bxf6 Nxf6 11. Rc1 Qe8 12. b4 e5 13. dxe5 dxe5 14. Qb3 e4 15.Nd4 Qf7 16. Rfd1 Ng4 17. Nce2 Ne5 18. Nf4 a5 19. b5 g5 20. Nfe2 a4 21. Qc2 Nd322. Rxd3 exd3 23. Qxd3 Qe7 24. c5 Qf7 25. e4 fxe4 26. Bxe4 Qxf2+ 27. Kh1 Bg4 28.Bg2 Rae8 29. Rf1 Bxe2 30. Qg6 Bxf1 31. Bd5+ Kh8 32. Ne6 Bg2+ 33. Bxg2 Qe1+ 0-1