(20) Crane,L.J - Cooley,O [C56]
London League, 2003
[Crane,Les & Rumsey,V]



1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.Bc4 Nf6 5.0-0 Bc5
[5...Nxe4 is another book line]

6.e5 d5
[6...Ng4!? ]

7.exf6 dxc4 8.Re1+ Be6 9.Ng5 Qd5 10.Nc3 Qf5 11.g4
[11.Nce4 is also book, and considered equal]

11...Qxf6?
Better is Qg6; Crane

12.Nd5 Qd8 13.Rxe6+!
the start of a ferocious attack

13...fxe6 14.Nxe6 Qd6!?
More normal is Qd7; Crane

15.Bf4 Ne5 16.Qe2 Kd7
neither knight can be captured because of the KQ fork on c7

17.Nxc5+ Kc6 18.Nxc7! Qxc7
[18...Qxc5 19.Bxe5 also leaves Les with a winning attack]

19.Bxe5 Qe7 20.Qe4+! Kb5
[20...Kxc5 21.Bxd4+ Kd6 22.Bc5+ Crane]

21.a4+ Kb6 22.a5+ Kb5 23.Nxb7 Qd7 24.Nd6+ Ka6 25.Qxd4 Rac8 26.Nxc8 Qxd4 27.Bxd4 Rxc8 28.Re1 1-0