A game of chess

I used to play a fair bit of chess. Here is one of my favourite games, played in the fourth round of the 17th People's Open in Berkeley, California, on 1990.02.18. Naturally, it's one I won! Unnaturally, it was the only one I won in that tournament: my other five games were all draws...

[animation of the game]

In case the animation doesn't work for you, here is the score of the game:

White: Gary Smith [1936 USCF]      Black: Stefan Bilaniuk [1828 USCF]

1. d4 g6 2. c4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. e4 Nc6 5. Be3 e5 6. d5 Nce7 7. Bd3 f5 8. Nge2 Nf6 9. f3 O-O 10. O-O b6 11. Qd2 f4 12. Bf2 g5 13. b4 Ng6 14. c5 h5 15. c6 g4 16. fxg4 hxg4 17. Kh1 Kf7 18. Rae1 Rh8 19. Bg1 Bh6 20. Qc2 g3 21. h3 Bg5 22. Nb1 Bxh3 23. gxh3 Rxh3+ 24. Kg2 Nh4+ 25. Kxh3 Qc8# 0-1

Stefan Bilaniuk
Department of Mathematics
Trent University

Maintained by Stefan Bilaniuk. Last updated 2002.03.09.