Sicilian Defense, w/ 4. g3 – Standard chess #22

I played a standard chess game as white with time controls set at 15 minutes with a 2 second increment. The opening played was the Sicilian Defense where white opts to fianchetto the king bishop. It takes some time before we can determine how exactly the rooks will become active in this one. In position types where there are opposite colored bishops, the side who is able to make better use of the bishop is usually the better side overall

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 { B40 Sicilian Defense: French Variation } 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. g3 d6 5. Bg2 Nf6 6. O-O Be7 7. d3 O-O 8. Bf4 e5 9. Bg5 Nd4 10. h3 Be6 11. Nd2 b5 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. Nd5 Rb8 14. c3 Bxd5 15. exd5 Nf5 16. a4 b4 17. Nc4 g6 18. Qc2 Bg7 19. Rae1 f6 20. Kh2 Nh6 21. Qd2 Nf7 22. h4 f5 23. Bf3 Qd7 24. Na5 Nd8 25. Nc6 Nxc6 26. dxc6 Qc7 27. Bd5+ Kh8 28. c4 a5 29. Kg2 Rb6 30. h5 Rf6 31. Rh1 Rxc6 32. Qg5 Rb6 33. hxg6 h6 34. Rxh6+ Bxh6 35. Qxh6+

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