How to beat your Dad at chess

[Event "?"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "2018.01.21"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Sequiera, Alfie"]
[Black "Sequiera, Alistair"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C53"]
[PlyCount "85"]
[EventDate "2018.??.??"]
[SourceDate "2018.01.21"]

{No problems for White here: there are a couple of points in the opening you
could have another look at.} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 d6 5. d4 exd4
{So far, so good!} 6. Nxd4 ({The idea of c3 is to take over the centre, and
you can do that with a gain of time here after} 6. cxd4 Bb6 7. Nc3 $16) 6...
Bxd4 {Gives White another chance to own the centre! And most Bishops are worth
a little more than most Knights} (6... Nf6) 7. cxd4 Nf6 8. d5 {That shuts off
the Bishop's nice view.} (8. Nc3) 8... Nb8 (8... Ne5) 9. O-O Bg4 10. Qd4 (10.
f3) 10... O-O {White isn't ahead in development, so should develop and try and
get some other sort of advantage before attacking,} 11. e5 (11. Nc3) 11... dxe5
12. Qxe5 h6 (12... Re8 13. Qg3 Nbd7 {when suddenly Black is ahead in
development and the d-pawn looks weak.}) 13. Nc3 Qe8 14. Bf4 (14. Qxc7 $1)
14... Qxe5 15. Bxe5 Re8 $2 {Giving White a second chance at the c-pawn} 16.
Bxc7 Na6 (16... Rc8) 17. Bxa6 bxa6 18. Rfe1 Rxe1+ 19. Rxe1 {Now White is
comfortably in control.} Kh7 20. Be5 Re8 21. Kf1 Kg6 22. Bxf6 {uncovering an
attack...} gxf6 $4 (22... Rxe1+) 23. Rxe8 h5 24. Re4 Kg5 25. Rxg4+ {Removing
any problems.} hxg4 26. d6 a5 27. d7 Kf5 28. d8=Q g3 29. fxg3 Kg4 30. Qxa5 f5
31. Qxa7 ({You can go straight for the mate with} 31. Qe5 Kg5 32. Qg7+ Kh5 33.
Nd5 a5 34. Nf4#) 31... f4 32. gxf4 Kxf4 33. Qxf7+ Ke5 34. Ne4 Kxe4 35. Qg6+ Kd4
36. Qf5 Kc4 37. Qe5 Kb4 38. Qd5 Ka4 39. Qb7 Ka5 40. Ke2 (40. a3 Ka4 41. Qb4#)
40... Ka4 41. Kd3 Ka5 42. Kc4 Ka4 43. Qa7# 1-0

Chess Quotes

"There are more adventures on a chessboard than on all the seas of the world"
— Pierre Mac ORLAN, via Jose Spaleniec, Paris