Happy Blunders




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Post Fri Mar 04, 2011 2:25 am

Happy Blunders

So, as we all know, every player blunders. Some more often than others. But sometimes those apparently blunders actually work out for the best.

Here's one I just had that I'd like to share, and I'm always interested to see more.

My move 15...Bd4 i would typically be considered a blunder since it loses my Queen, but it ultimately worked out because keeping my bishop alive meant that after I moved 18 ... Nf5 white couldn't save his own queen.
I would have been curious to see the game would have worked out if he hadn't missed 21. h3 to prevent mate; I guess my best move after 21. h3 would have been 21....Bb6 or 21...Bf2 to prevent the knight fork on e6

[Event "ChessCube Game"]
[Site "www.chesscube.com"]
[Date "2011.03.03"]
[Round "-"]
[White "[email protected]"]
[Black "[email protected]"]
[Result "0-1"]
[WhiteElo "1521"]
[BlackElo "1453"]
[Time "17:57:56"]
[TimeControl "180"]

1. e4 e5 2. f4 exf4 3. Nf3 d6 4. Bc4 Be6 5. Bxe6 fxe6 6. O-O e5 7. d4 Nd7 8. dxe5 dxe5 9. Nc3 Bc5+ 10. Kh1 Qe7 11. Nd5 Qd6 12. Ng5 Nh6 13. Qh5+ Qg6 14. Qh4 O-O-O 15. b4 Bd4 16. Ne7+ Kb8 17. Nxg6 hxg6 18. Rb1 Nf5 19. Qg4 Ng3+ 20. Qxg3 fxg3 21. Ne6 Rxh2# 0-1

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