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Goldin, A. (2630) - Shulman, Y. (2595) [E90]
Foxwoods Open, Connecticut USA (4) 2002

Notes by Boris Schipkov

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. Nf3 O-O 5. Bg5 c5 6. d5 d6 7. e4 e6 8. Nd2 h6 9. Bh4 a6 10. a4 e5?! 11. Be2 Qe8








   
12. a5!
A novelty. The first player intends to attack on the kingside. In the game Uhlmann, W - Bobotsov, M, Leipzig 1965 White castled 12. O-O Nh7 13. a5 g5 14. Bg3 f5 15. exf5 Bxf5 16. Nce4 Qe7 17. b4 cxb4 18. Rb1 Nd7 19. Rxb4 Nhf6 20. Nxf6+ Nxf6 with unclear game.
12...h5?! 13. h3! Nh7 14. g4!? hxg4
Interesting is 14... g5 15. Bxg5!? (15. Bg3) 15...Nxg5 16. h4 Nh7 17. g5 Nd7 18. Bxh5 with compensation.
15. hxg4 Bh6 16. Na4 Nd7 17. Ra3!
White had an edge.
17...Bf4 18. Rah3 f6 19. Bg3 Rf7
More precise is 19... Ng5.
20. Qb3 Rb8 21. Nb6 Bxg3 22. Qxg3 Nxb6 23. axb6 a5 24. Nf3 Rg7 25. Rh6 Bd7 26. Nh4 Nf8 27. g5 Qe7








   
28. Rh8+!
A strong blow.
28...Kf7 29. Nxg6!!
A nice sacrifice.
Rxg6 30. Bh5 fxg5 31. Qf3+ Kg7 32. Bxg6 g4 33. Qe3 Kxg6 34. Qh6+ Kf7 35. Qh5+ Kf6 36. Rh6+ Kg7 37. Rh7+ Nxh7 38. Qxh7+ Kf8 39. Qh8+ Kf7 40. Qh5+ Kf6 41. Qh6+ Kf7 42. Qh7+ Kf8








   
43. Qg6!
Winning.
43...Qg7 44. Qxd6+ Kf7 45. Qxd7+ Kf6 46. Qe6+
Black resigned. 1-0










Move
   

Goldin, Alexander (2630) - Shulman, Yuri (2596) [E90]
Foxwoods op 04th/Connecticut (4) 2002

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. Nf3 O-O 5. Bg5 c5 6. d5 d6 7. e4 e6 8. Nd2 h6 9. Bh4 a6 10. a4 e5 11. Be2 Qe8 12. a5 h5 13. h3 Nh7 14. g4 hxg4 15. hxg4 Bh6 16. Na4 Nd7 17. Ra3 Bf4 18. Rah3 f6 19. Bg3 Rf7 20. Qb3 Rb8 21. Nb6 Bxg3 22. Qxg3 Nxb6 23. axb6 a5 24. Nf3 Rg7 25. Rh6 Bd7 26. Nh4 Nf8 27. g5 Qe7 28. Rh8+ Kf7 29. Nxg6 Rxg6 30. Bh5 fxg5 31. Qf3+ Kg7 32. Bxg6 g4 33. Qe3 Kxg6 34. Qh6+ Kf7 35. Qh5+ Kf6 36. Rh6+ Kg7 37. Rh7+ Nxh7 38. Qxh7+ Kf8 39. Qh8+ Kf7 40. Qh5+ Kf6 41. Qh6+ Kf7 42. Qh7+ Kf8 43. Qg6 Qg7 44. Qxd6+ Kf7 45. Qxd7+ Kf6 46. Qe6+ 1-0


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