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  1. 25 Feb '07 21:48
    Move 22. Qxa7

    Game 3222858

    Then I missed mate at the end going for the 1 more move mate.
  2. 25 Feb '07 22:06
    Originally posted by deeploser
    Move 22. Qxa7

    Game 3222858

    Then I missed mate at the end going for the 1 more move mate.
    22.Bg5+

    I like your game though. Nice work.
  3. 25 Feb '07 22:38
    Here's a pgn with some comments and the variation if you want to paste it into chessDB and look at it.

    [Event "Open invite"]
    [Site "http://www.redhotpawn.com"]
    [Date "2007.02.24"]
    [Round "?"]
    [White "deeploser"]
    [Black "orphelins"]
    [Result "1-0"]
    [WhiteRating "1284"]
    [BlackRating "1333"]
    [EndDate "2007.02.25"]
    [GameId "3222858"]

    1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 b6 4.O-O Bb7 5.Nc3 Bb4 6.d4 Bxc3 7.bxc3 exd4 8.cxd4 Qe7
    9.Re1 O-O-O 10.c3 Nf6 11.e5 Nh5 12.Ng5 Rdf8 13.Qxh5 g6 14.Qg4 h5 15.Qe2 Na5 {
    Here I noticed the loose pawn on a7.} 16.Bb3 {If 16. ...Nxb3 17. axb3 frees my
    rook for the a7 capture.} 16...d6 17.Ne4 {Expecting f6 shortly. Looking to plop
    my knight down on f6 and free my dark square bishop to do other things.} 17...
    Bxe4 {Losing what I think is his only active piece.} 18.Qxe4 {And a7 will fall!
    } 18...f5 19.Qa8+ {Now I notice that I can trade queens. If Kd7 then Qxa7 my
    queen will be trapped. I felt like a goon.} 19...Kd7 {Really looking hard at
    this. I'd love to get his queen and keep my own. I have several checks here.
    Which one is best.} 20.e6+ {That'll do it!} 20...Qxe6 21.Bxe6+ Ke7 {All this
    stuff is forced. Another forced move would have been 22. Bg5+} 22.Qxa7
    ( 22.Bg5+ Rf6 {Forced!} 23.Bxf6+ Kxf6 {Forced!} 24.Qxh8+ {More than likely
    never have a combo that nice again for a long time. I wished I would have
    spoted it a few seconds before I hit submit.} )
    22...Kf6 23.Qxc7 b5 24.Qxa5 Re8 25.Qxb5 Rxe6 26.Rxe6+ Kxe6 27.Bg5 Rc8 28.Re1+
    Kf7 29.Qd7+ Kg8 30.Qxc8+ Kf7 31.Qd7+ 1-0
  4. 26 Feb '07 03:41
    Bg8+ picks up a rook