[Event "Group A"] [Site "SLCC"] [Date "2024.05.28"] [Round "03"] [White "Oparin, Grigoriy"] [Black "Bok, Benjamin"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "2676"] [BlackElo "2599"] [TimeControl "5400+30"] [Variant "Standard"] [ECO "C50"] [Opening "Italian Game: Giuoco Pianissimo, Normal"] [Annotator "https://lichess.org/@/ChessLifeOnline"] [Source "https://lichess.org/study/qj13eirE/r2ftzrzn"] [Orientation "white"] 1. e4 { [%clk 2:00:57] } 1... e5 { [%clk 1:59:59] } 2. Nf3 { [%clk 2:01:19] } 2... Nc6 { [%clk 2:00:21] } 3. Bc4 { [%clk 2:01:42] } 3... Bc5 { [%clk 2:00:22] } 4. d3 { [%clk 2:02:05] } 4... Nf6 { [%clk 2:00:29] } 5. O-O { [%clk 2:02:28] } 5... d6 { [%clk 2:00:47] } 6. c3 { [%clk 2:02:42] } 6... a5 { [%clk 2:00:54] } 7. Re1 { [%clk 2:00:17] } 7... O-O { [%clk 2:01:07] } 8. h3 { [%clk 2:00:13] } 8... Be6 { [%clk 2:01:01] } 9. Bb5 { [%clk 2:00:22] } 9... Ba7 { [%clk 2:00:52] } 10. Nbd2 { [%clk 2:00:29] } 10... Ne7 { [%clk 2:00:38] } 11. d4 { [%clk 2:00:41] } 11... Ng6 { [%clk 2:00:36] } 12. Ba4 { [%clk 2:00:52] } 12... Nh5 { [%clk 1:59:21] } 13. Nf1 { [%clk 2:01:00] } 13... Nhf4 { [%clk 1:59:03] } 14. Bc2 { [%clk 2:01:18] } 14... exd4 { [%clk 1:16:43] } 15. cxd4 { [%clk 1:53:35] } 15... d5 { [%clk 1:14:03] } 16. h4 { [%clk 1:27:50] } 16... dxe4 { [%clk 0:48:52] } 17. Rxe4 { [%clk 1:27:54] } 17... Qd6 { [%clk 0:48:47] } 18. Ng5 { [%clk 1:08:54] } 18... h6 { [%clk 0:23:17] } 19. Nxe6 { [%clk 1:06:33] } 19... fxe6 { [%clk 0:19:37] } 20. h5 { [%clk 0:45:53] } 20... Nh4 { [%clk 0:19:54] } 21. Bxf4 { [%clk 0:31:55] } 21... Rxf4 { [%clk 0:20:19] } 22. Rxe6 { [%clk 0:32:13] } 22... Qxd4 { [%clk 0:20:30] } 23. Qxd4 { [%clk 0:32:36] } 23... Bxd4 { [%clk 0:20:50] } 24. Ne3 { [%clk 0:33:00] } 24... Raf8 { [%clk 0:18:39] } 25. Re4 { [%clk 0:30:11] } 25... Bxe3 { [%clk 0:02:34] } 26. fxe3 { [%clk 0:30:25] } 26... Rxe4 { [%clk 0:02:59] } 27. Bxe4 { [%clk 0:30:51] } 27... c6?! { One small inaccuracy is enough for White to navigate the game towards a close-to-winning bishop-versus-knight endgame. } { [%clk 0:03:17] } (27... Re8 { was necessary, before White had time to play Ra1-f1-f4. } 28. Bxb7 (28. Bd5+ Kh8 29. Rf1 g6! { The key resource, meeting 30. Rf4 with 30. ... Nf5. } 30. Bxb7 (30. hxg6 c6 31. Bf7 Re5! (31... Rxe3?? 32. Rf4) 32. Rf4 Nf5 $10) 30... Rxe3 31. Rf4 g5 $14) 28... Rxe3 29. Rd1 Re2 $14) 28. Rf1 { [%clk 0:19:37] } 28... Rxf1+ { [%clk 0:00:56] } (28... Re8?? 29. Rf4 { was the point, trapping Black's knight. }) 29. Kxf1 { [%clk 0:20:03] } 29... g6 { [%clk 0:01:19] } 30. Kf2 { [%clk 0:20:25] } 30... Kg7 { [%clk 0:01:36] } 31. Kg3 { [%clk 0:20:33] } 31... Nf5+ { [%clk 0:01:15] } 32. Kf4 { [%clk 0:20:58] } 32... Kf6 { [%clk 0:01:00] } 33. hxg6 { This is what White had worked out, since the knight hangs now. } { [%clk 0:21:22] } 33... Ng7 { [%clk 0:01:12] } 34. Bc2 { [%clk 0:18:56] } 34... Ne6+ { [%clk 0:01:32] } 35. Ke4 { [%clk 0:19:21] } 35... Nc5+ { [%clk 0:00:46] } (35... Kxg6 36. Ke5+ Kf7 37. Bb3 { was White's idea. }) 36. Kd4 { [%clk 0:19:32] } 36... Ne6+ { [%clk 0:01:06] } 37. Kc3 { [%clk 0:19:05] } 37... Ke5 { [%clk 0:00:34] } 38. a4 { Black can't hold this. There are too many weaknesses on the queenside for Black's two short-range pieces to cover while guarding against the passed g-pawn. } { [%clk 0:17:56] } 38... Kf6 { [%clk 0:00:32] } 39. Kc4 { [%clk 0:18:08] } 39... Ke5 { [%clk 0:00:37] } 40. g4 { [%clk 0:13:01] } 40... b6 { [%clk 0:00:36] } 41. Bf5 { [%clk 0:12:21] } 41... Ng7 { [%clk 0:00:36] } 42. e4 { [%clk 0:12:21] } 42... Ne8 { [%clk 0:00:32] } 43. Bd7 { [%clk 0:11:24] } 43... Nd6+ { [%clk 0:00:32] } 44. Kd3 { [%clk 0:11:49] } 44... Nxe4 { [%clk 0:00:40] } 45. g7 { [%clk 0:11:59] } 45... Nf6 { [%clk 0:00:59] } 46. Bxc6 { [%clk 0:09:57] } 46... Ke6 { [%clk 0:01:02] } 47. Be8 { [%clk 0:09:26] } 47... Ng8 { [%clk 0:00:32] } 48. Kc4 { [%clk 0:09:43] } 48... Kf6 { [%clk 0:00:52] } 49. Kb5 { [%clk 0:10:08] } 49... Kxg7 { [%clk 0:01:12] } 50. Kxb6 { [%clk 0:10:19] } 50... Nf6 { [%clk 0:01:36] } 51. Bh5 { 1-0 White wins. } { [%clk 0:10:19] } 1-0