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Here is my fourth round game from the 2008 South Carolina Open with full annotations and commentary:
A good game but the loss of the white squared bishop is almost sinful!!!!!!!!!
Thanks for the feedback Bentley1958. It was quite useful to see another player's opinions.
First of all you played well :-), but.......
I'm a Torre/Trompowsky player but during my last 30 years it happens that I played the Colle too :-)
So your move 4.dxc5! was the best
But your move 5 is allready not the right choice. In positions like this, if a bishop can give a check, the place of the knigt is "d2", but if a queen gives a check , the place of the knight is "c3" !!!
Same with your move 8.Bc4, Qb3 must be played. All counter-play must be avoided.
But your move 9.Bxd5 is allready a big mistake !! The whole opening idea is based on this bishop !!! And you give it away for nothing !!! After youre move I like allready to play with black against you :-)
10.0-0 I play 10..e5! and I don't like to be white anymore :-)
So when playing the Colle your opening play must be a little bit adjusted :-).
Ok,after this there are some minor mistakes at both sides, but here again the first moves come into consideration, so I don't wanna talk about. It was "nearly" ok from the white side, it could have been won easier.
So for example 28.Bxe5! must have been seen :-)
28... Qc5 critical error indeed
That was a good game. You played well.
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