Maxim Dlugy loses in 16 moves to a trickster

Featured is the 3|2 blitz game Grandmaster Maxim Dlugy played against a player by the name of TrickyMate on the Internet Chess Club on April 28th, 2015. Dlugy, rated 3131, played the white pieces against his 1400 rated opponent, and was quickly lured into one of the most cunning queen traps out of the opening phase. The opening was a Budapest Defense, Fajarowicz variation with the queen trap being set as early as move 4! What makes this encounter all the more interesting is that it only took TrickyMate 35 seconds total to defeat Dlugy.

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e5 3. dxe5 Ne4 4. Nf3 b6 5. Qd5 Bb7 6. Qxb7 Nc6 7. Qa6 Bb4+ 8. Bd2 Nc5 9. Qb5 Bxd2+ 10. Nbxd2 a6 11. Qxc6 dxc6 12. O-O-O Qe7 13. g3 O-O-O 14. Bg2 f6 15. exf6 Qxf6 16. Rhe1 Na4

Image of Maxim Dlugy in thumbnail courtesy of Lennart Ootes

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