Boardwalk Chess Open, October 2011

                                                  Date:  10/21/2011               Game #: 1 
White: Brittany Denniston                         Rating: 1135 
Black: Me                                         Rating: 1308 

On move 59, White resigns, as the Chessmaster recommends that White moves King to g3 and then Black responds by advancing pawn to d2.

Analysis: You move your pawn to d2, which adds a promote threat at d2. White counters by moving the king to f4. You move your pawn to d1 with a queen promotion. White counters with the king to e3. You move your queen to b3, which forks White's king and White's pawn. White responds by moving the king to d2, which moves it out of check. Your queen takes pawn, Qxc4, which creates a passed pawn on c5. White counters by moving the king to e3. You move your queen to d4, which checks White's king. White responds by moving king to f3, which moves it out of check. You move your pawn to c4, which pushes the passed pawn. White responds with the king to g3. You move your pawn to c3, which pushes the passed pawn. White answers with king to g2. You move your pawn to c2, which adds a promote threat at c2. White counters by moving the king to f3. You move your queen to d3, which checks White's king. White responds by moving king to g4, which moves it out of check. You move your pawn to c1 with a queen promotion.

As a result of this sequence of moves, you win a pawn. In addition, you gain two queens through promotion. Also, the King's are moved closer together. With these pieces, you should be able to close in on the mate.

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