(1) Evans,David - Wastney,Scott
36th Trusts Open, 2013



1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nf6 4.0-0 Nxe4 5.d4 Nd6 6.Bxc6 dxc6 7.dxe5 Nf5 8.Qxd8+ Kxd8 9.Nc3 Ne7 10.h3 Ng6 11.Bg5+ Ke8 12.Rad1 Bd7 13.Rd2 h6 14.Rfd1 hxg5 15.Rxd7 Bd6 16.e6 Nf8 17.Rxf7 Nxe6 18.Rf5 Rf8 19.Rxf8+ Kxf8 20.Ne4 Be7 21.c3 a5 22.Ne5 Bf6 23.Nd7+ Ke7 24.Ndc5 Nxc5 25.Nxc5 b6 26.Ne4 a4 27.Kf1 a3 28.b3 Ra5 29.c4 Bb2 30.Ke2 Re5 31.Kf3 Rf5+ 32.Ke2 Ke6 33.Rd8 b5 34.Rd3 bxc4 35.bxc4 Ra5 36.Rg3 Re5 37.Kd3 Bc1 38.Kd4 Kf5
Diagram After being pressured throughout the game, it's understandable Black should attempt to seize the initiative, but this is too optimistic

39.Rf3+! Bf4 40.g4+ Ke6 41.h4?
[Simply 41.Rxa3 is good enough for a big advantage, the game now peters out.]

41...Ra5 42.hxg5 Bxg5 43.Nc5+ Ke7 44.Rf5 Bf6+ 45.Kd3 g6 46.Nb3 Rxf5 47.gxf5 gxf5 48.Nd4 Bxd4 49.Kxd4 Kd6 50.c5+ Ke6 51.f4 Kf6 52.Kc4 Ke6 53.Kd4 Kf6 54.Kc4 Ke6 55.Kd4 Kf6 1/2-1/2