Ponziani Update 5

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Ponziani Update 5 [C44]
12.01.2001
[David Taylor]

Ponziani Update #5
by David Taylor

For this update we shall follow the game Zelcic, R - Rogic, D, Bled (round 5), 1994, 0-1

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.c3 d5 4.Qa4 Bd7 5.exd5 Nd4 6.Qd1 Nxf3+ 7.Qxf3 Nf6 8.Bc4 e4 9.Qe2 Bd6 10.d4 0-0 11.h3?! [ 11.Bg5 Re8 12.Na3!? Taylor ( 12.Nd2 h6 13.Bh4 Bf4! 14.Nf1 g5 15.Bg3 Bg4 16.-- Nxd5 analysis by GM Emms) 12...h6 ( 12...e3 13.0-0 Bg4 14.f3 Bf5 15.Bb5 Bd7 16.c4 Bxa3 17.Bxf6 gxf6 18.Bxd7 Qxd7 19.bxa3 White advantage) 13.Bh4 g5 14.Bg3 Bg4 15.Qc2 e3 16.0-0 Bxg3 17.fxg3!? e2 ( 17...Nxd5 18.Rae1 Qd7 19.Be2 Bxe2 20.Qxe2 Rad8 21.Nc4 Qe6 22.Rf3 c6 23.Ne5 big White advantage) 18.Rfe1 Qe7 19.Qd3 Bh5 20.g4! Bxg4 ( 20...Nxg4 21.Rxe2 Qxe2 22.Qxe2 Rxe2 23.Bxe2 White is winning) 21.d6 Qe4 22.Qxe4 Rxe4 23.dxc7 big White advantage] 11...Bf5 12.Bb3 Re8 13.Be3 Rb8 14.g4 Bg6 15.Nd2 b5 16.0-0-0 a5 17.a3 Be7 18.h4 h5 19.Rdg1 b4 20.axb4 axb4 21.c4 Nxg4 22.Rxg4 hxg4 23.Qxg4 Qc8 24.Qg3 Bd6 25.Qg5 Be7 26.Qg3 Bd6 27.Qg2 Bh5 28.Rg1 Bf8 29.Nxe4 Qf5 30.Ng3 Qd3 31.Bc2 Qxc4 32.b3 Qc3 33.Ne4 Rxe4 34.Qxe4 g6 35.Qd3 Qa1+ 36.Bb1 Ra8 37.Qc2 Bg7 38.Qb2 Qa5 39.Be4 f5 40.Bd3 Kh7 41.Re1 Qxd5 42.Bg5 Qf3 43.Bc4 Re8! 44.Qd2 Re4 45.Rxe4 Qxe4 46.Be3 c5 47.dxc5 Qh1+ 48.Kc2 Qa1 49.Be6 Bd1+! 50.Kd3 Qb1+ 51.Kc4 Bxb3+ 52.Kb5 Bxe6 53.c6 b3 54.c7 b2 0-1