Harbert,C (1906) - Bussom,A (1367) [B20]
John Hurt Memorial 3,
[Chess Tiger 14.0 (60s)]
B20: Sicilian: Unusual White 2nd moves 1.e4 c5 2.Bc4 last book move 2...e6 Prevents intrusion on d5 3.Nc3 [3.d4 d5 4.exd5 exd5 5.Bb5+ Nc6=] 3...a6 Secures b5 [3...Nc6 4.Nf3=] 4.d3 Nc6 5.Nf3 d6 Covers e5 6.0–0 Nf6 7.Bg5 [7.a4 d5 8.exd5 exd5=] 7...Be7 Black should quickly conclude development. [7...b5 8.Bb3=] 8.a3 Consolidates b4 [8.a4 0–0=] 8...b5 9.Ba2 Bb7 10.Re1 b4 [10...0–0 11.Bb3=] 11.axb4 White is slightly better 11...Nxb4 [11...cxb4 12.Ne2 White is slightly better] 12.Bb3 Nd7 [12...0–0 13.e5 Nd7 14.Bxe7 Qxe7 15.exd6 Qxd6 16.Ne4 White is slightly better] 13.Bxe7 White is better 13...Qxe7 14.d4 [Better is 14.Nd2 and White is slightly better] 14...cxd4?? [14...0–0 was necessary but White is slightly better] 15.Qxd4 White wins 15...Nc6 16.Qxg7 Qf8 17.Qxf8+ Nxf8 [17...Kxf8 18.Ba4 White wins] 18.Rad1 [18.Ba4 Nd7 White wins] 18...Ke7 19.e5 [19.Rd2 Ng6 White wins] 19...dxe5 20.Nxe5 Nxe5 21.Rxe5 Nd7 22.Re2 [22.Ra5 Rag8 23.g3 Rc8 White wins] 22...Rhg8 [22...Nc5 23.Bd5 Rab8 24.Bxb7 Rxb7 25.b4  White is still better] 23.Nd5+ [23.Bd5 Rab8 White wins] 23...Kf8 White is better 24.Ne3 [24.Nf4 Nc5 25.Re3 Rb8 White is better ] 24...Nc5 [24...Bf3!= and Black can hope to survive] 25.Red2 White is better 25...Nxb3 26.cxb3 Ke7?? leads to further unpleasantness [Better is 26...Kg7 but White is better] 27.Rd7+  White wins 1–0