Ponziani Update 11

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Ponziani Update 11 [C44]
[David Taylor]

Ponziani Update #11
by David Taylor

The game is Hickl,J - Jussupow,A; 71st ch GER Altenkirchen 1999; 1/2-1/2

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.c3 d5 4.Bb5 not reccommended see update #7 4...dxe4 5.Nxe5 Qd5 6.Qa4 now we in a line that might have transposed from 4. Qa4 dxe4 5. Nxe5 Qd5 6. Bb5 6...Qxe5?! 7.Bxc6+ bxc6 8.Qxc6+ Kd8 9.Qxa8 Nf6 [ for 9...Bc5 see update #7] 10.Na3 Qg5 11.g3? [ 11.0-0 is given in my book. The follow up could be 11...Bd6 12.d4! ( 12.Nc4? Bxh2+ 13.Kxh2 Qh4+ 14.Kg1 Ng4 15.Qd5+ Bd7 16.Qa8+ Bc8 17.Qd5+ Bd7 equal) 12...Bxh2+ 13.Kxh2 Ng4+ 14.Kg1 e3 15.f3 wins] 11...Qh5 12.Nc4 Bc5 13.d4?? [ 13.Ne3 Ke7 14.Qc6 wins] 13...exd3 14.0-0 Re8 15.h4 Bxf2+ 16.Rxf2 Re1+ 17.Rf1 Rxf1+ 18.Kxf1 Qd1+ 19.Kg2 Qe2+ 20.Kg1 Qe1+ 21.Kg2 Qe2+ 1/2-1/2