(1) Ralphs,N (2001) - Thomas,R (1734) [A90]
WCU KO.Cup, 15.05.2004

Open Plate Barry v Pontypridd

1.c4 f5 2.g3 Nf6 3.Bg2 e6 4.d4 d5 5.Nf3 Bb4+?! 6.Bd2 Bxd2+?
Black now gets a bad version of a Stonewall Dutch. Since a key idea for White in that line is to exchange Black's dark squared Bishop, and here, Black has been doing all the work to do just that. To White's advantage!

7.Nbxd2
[ ‹7.Qxd2?! ]

7...0-0 8.0-0 Nc6 9.e3 Ne4 10.Nxe4 fxe4 11.Nd2 Qg5 12.h4 Qh6 13.cxd5
[ 13.Qb3!? ]

13...exd5 14.Qb3 Qe6 15.Rac1 Rb8 16.f3 exf3 17.Rxf3 Rxf3 18.Bxf3 Na5 19.Qxd5 c6?
this leaves the Knight on a5 without a home.

20.Qxe6+ Bxe6 21.b4 Bxa2 22.bxa5 Rc8 23.Kf2 Rf8 24.Ke2 Be6 25.Kd3 1-0