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A nice finish

Jonathan Levitt sends in the following finish from his game against Simon Ansell. Although the final moves were played in time trouble, both players saw the pretty ending with 43...g5 mate.

Simon Ansell vs. Jonathan Levitt
Betsson.com vs. Wood Green 2, board 6
Division 1, round 6

1. e4 e6 2. d3 c5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 Nge7 5. Bg2 g6 6. O-O Bg7 7. c3 e5 8. a3 d6 9. b4 a6 10. Nbd2 O-O 11. Nc4 h6 12. Ne3 Be6 13. Re1 b5 14. Nd2 a5 15. bxa5 Qxa5 16. Bb2 Rfb8 17. Nd5 Qa7 18. Qc2 Na5 19. Reb1 Nxd5 20. exd5 Bd7 21. Bc1 Qc7 22. Ra2 Rb7 23. c4 Rab8 24. cxb5 Bxb5 25. a4 Ba6 26. Rxb7 Rxb7 27. Bb2 c4 28. dxc4 Nxc4 29. Bf1 Nxd2 30. Qxc7 Nf3+ 31. Kh1 Rxc7 32. Bxa6 e4? (32... Rc2!-+) 33. Bxg7? (33. Ba3 Ra7 34. Bb5 Nd4 35. Bc6 Ra6= 36. Bd7 Ra7) 33...Rc1+ 34. Kg2 Rg1+ 35. Kh3 Kxg7 36. Be2 f5 37. Bxf3 exf3

Ansell vs. Levitt

38. Rb2 (38. Kh4 Rg2! [38... Rh1? 39. g4+/-] 39. h3 Rh2 40. g4 f4 41. g5 Rg2 42. gxh6+ Kxh6 43. a5 g5#;

Ansell vs. Levitt

38. g4 fxg4+ 39. Kh4 Kf6 40. Rb2 h5 41. Rb8 Rg2 42. Rf8+ Ke7 43. Rg8 Rxh2+ 44. Kg5 Rxf2-+)
38... g5 39. Rb7+ Kg6 40. Rd7 Kh5 White resigns.

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Pride and Prejudice
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The ADs
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Rhyfelwyr Essyllwg
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e2e4.org.uk 2
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Oxford 2
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Braille Chess Assoc.
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Glos. Gambits
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KJCA Knights
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e2e4.org.uk 3
Beauty and the Beasts
Celtic Tigers 2
Oxford 3
Guildford-A&DC 4
AMCA Cheetahs