(1) Esserman,Marc (2453) - Van Wely,Loek (2683) [B21]
112th US Open Orlando USA (3), 04.08.2011
[Mikhail Golubev]



1.e4 c5 2.d4 cxd4 3.c3 dxc3
[3...Nf6 ; 3...d5 ]

4.Nxc3 Nc6 5.Nf3 e6 6.Bc4 a6!?
[6...d6 7.0-0 Nf6 8.Qe2 Be7 (8...a6 9.Rd1 Qc7 10.Bf4! ) 9.Rd1 e5 ]

7.0-0 Nge7
[7...Qc7 ]

8.Bg5! f6
[8...h6 9.Be3!? ]

9.Be3 Ng6
[9...b5!? 10.Bb3 Na5 (10...Bb7!? ) 11.Bxe6!? dxe6 12.Qxd8+ Kxd8 13.Bb6+= Messa-Tatai, Italy 1977]

10.Bb3! b5
[10...Be7 11.Na4 0-0 12.Nb6 Rb8 += Langrock-Sarakauskas, Hamburg 2003.]

11.Nd5! exd5
[11...Rb8!? 12.Rc1! a5! 13.Nf4 ]

12.exd5 Nce5 13.d6! Bb7 14.Nxe5 fxe5!
[14...Nxe5? 15.Re1!+- ]

15.f4! Qf6?N
[15...exf4! 16.Re1 fxe3 17.Rxe3+ Be7 18.Qd4! Qc8! 19.Rxe7+!? (19.Rae1!? Qc6 20.Rf3! Kd8 21.dxe7+ Nxe7 22.Rxe7 Kxe7 23.Qxg7+ Kd8 24.Qxh8+ Kc7 1/2-1/2 Castillo-Stepanov, email 2007 25.Qe5+ d6!? 26.Rf7+ Kb6 27.Qe3+ Qc5 28.Qxc5+ dxc5 29.Rxb7+ Kxb7 30.Bd5+ Ka7 31.Bxa8 Kxa8 32.Kf2 Kb7 33.Ke3 Kc6 34.Ke4 h5!= ; 19.dxe7 Qc6 20.Re2 Qf6 21.Bf7+ Qxf7 22.Rf1 Qd5!? 23.Qxg7 Qc5+ 24.Kh1 Bxg2+= ; 19.Rf1 Qc6= 20.Re2 Kd8 ) 19...Nxe7 20.Qe3 (20.Re1?! Qc6 21.Bd5 0-0-0! 22.Bxc6 Nxc6 ) 20...Qd8 21.Re1 a5! (21...Rb8? 22.Qc5! Qa5 23.Bf7+!+- ; 21...Rc8?! 22.Qd4 ) 22.Qc5 (22.Qd4 a4!? 23.Kh1! Qa5! 24.Rxe7+ Kd8 25.Qxg7 Bxg2+! 26.Qxg2 Ra6 27.Qb7 Rxd6 28.Rxd7+ Rxd7 29.Qb8+ Ke7 30.Qe5+= ; 22...Qb8 =) 22...Qb8! 23.Bf7+ (23.Rxe7+ Kd8 24.Qb6+ Kc8 25.Qc5+ Bc6 26.Qxc6+ dxc6 27.Be6+= ; 23.Kh1?! Bc6! ; 23.Rf1? Nd5 24.Bxd5 Qa7-+ ) 23...Kxf7! (23...Kf8? 24.Rf1 Nf5 25.Qxf5! Qxd6 26.Bh5+ Ke7 27.Qg5+ +/-) 24.Rxe7+ Kg6 25.Qc2+ (25.Rxg7+ Kxg7 26.Qg5+ Kf7 27.Qf5+= ; 25.Qc3? Qxd6! 26.Qxg7+ Kf5 ; 25.Qe5? Qa7+ 26.Kh1 Bxg2+ 27.Kxg2 Qb7+!! 28.Kg3 Rhg8 29.h4 h6-+ ) 25...Kh6 26.h4 (26.Qc3 Qxd6!? 27.Qxg7+ Kh5= ) 26...Qg8!!= 27.Qd2+ (27.Re5= ; 27.Qf5? Qd5 28.Qf4+ g5-+ ; 27.Rf7? Qe8!? ) 27...g5 28.Re5 Qg6 29.Rxg5= ]

16.fxe5 Qxe5 17.Bg5!?
[17.Bf7+ Kd8 18.Bb6+ Kc8 19.Re1+- ]

17...Be7
[17...Qxg5 18.Qe1+! Be7 19.Bf7++- ]

18.Bf7+ Kd8 19.dxe7+ Nxe7 20.Qd2+- Kc8 21.Rac1+ Nc6 22.Rfd1 Qf5 23.Bf4 Qxf7 24.Qd6 Kd8 25.Rxc6 Bxc6 26.Qxc6 1-0