Last Queen standing

Infermate vs. FIM8VE

By Xethylirin | Chess PGN | 24 Apr 2021

In this game, I lose my Queen. (11. dxe5, Na5) (12. Be7, Nxb3) I don't recommend losing your Queen. For some players when they lose their Queen, they resign. So as a saving grace, with these games (and possibly more if I'm still blundering my queen) you can learn what can be done to secure a victory.

10 min game.

Key points:  blunders, mistakes, coordinated attacks, pins, forced moves, and stabilizing.

[Event "infermate vs. FIM8VE"]
[Site ""]
[Date "2021-04-16"]
[White "infermate"]
[Black "FIM8VE"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteElo "1902"]
[BlackElo "1861"]
[TimeControl "standard"]
[Termination "infermate won by resignation"]
1. e4 d6 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e5 Nfd7 4. exd6 cxd6 5. Bc4 g6 6. O-O Bg7 7. d4 O-O 8. c3 e5 9. Bg5 Qc7 10. Qb3 Nc6 11. dxe5 Na5 12. Be7 Nxb3 13. Bxb3 Re8 14. exd6 Qc5 15. Nbd2 Ne5 16. Ng5 Rxe7 17. dxe7 Qxe7 18. Rae1 Be6 19. Nxe6 fxe6 20. f4 Qc5+ 21. Kh1 Ng4 22. Bxe6+ Kh8 23. Bxg4 h5 24. Be6 Rd8 25. Ne4 Qb6 26. Bb3 a5 27. Ng5 Rd2 28. Re8+ Bf8 29. Rxf8+ Kg7 30. Rg8+ Kf6 31. Ne4+ 1-0

Key moments: Move 11. Queen blunder. Move 16. Reckless trade. Move 21. Inaccurate timing for knight trick. 22. Turnaround check claiming loose piece. 28. Check forces loose piece block/capture. 31. Knight check picking up loose rook.

Lone Queen Ranger will not survive without her deputies. 

I hope you found value in this game.

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