Guido De Bouver - Roel Hamblok ( Antwerpen )
1.d4 c5 2.d5 g6 3.e4 Bg7 4.Nc3 d6 5.Be3 Nf6 6.Qd2 Qa5 7.f3 a6 8.g4 b5 (diagram)
White has declared his intentions on the kingside whilst blacks expands on the queenside - a typical idea in the Paleface Pirc.
My next move was too slow : 9.h4. This move is too slow as it allows for 9...h5, but my opponent had a different plan : 9...b4 (diagram)
Oh horror - black is attacking a piece first. Probably an indication that I am not doing so well. But now I missed a simple sacrifice.
10.Nce2 ??? (diagram)
As soon as I released my piece, I saw the combination. 10.Nd1 would have been ok for white.
10...Nxe4 Of course.
11.fxe4 Bxb2 12.Rad1 Bxg4 (diagram)
And with one piece for three pawns, I could safely resign here as my position is hopeless.
Dont fall for this idea - it can happen in other Paleface Pirc positions also.