Queen sacrifice at Northumbria Masters

Ryan Duff (Forest Hall) played this brilliant game in round 7 of the Northumbria Masters Chess Congress recently. Ryan won in spectacular fashion with a stunning queen sacrifice.

Lichess Computer Analysis rates Ryan’s moves in this game as 98% accurate with an average centipawn loss of 9.

[Event “Northumbria Masters round 7”]
[White “Ryan Duff”]
[Black “Sergey Pereslavtsev”]
[Result “1-0”]

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bc4 e6 7.Bb3 b5 8.Bg5 Be7
9.Qf3 Qc7 10.O-O-O O-O 11.e5 Bb7 12.exf6 Bxf3 13.fxe7 Bxd1 14.Nxe6 Qxe7
15.Bxe7 Re8 16.Nc7 Rxe7 17.Nxa8 Bg4 18.f3 Be6 19.Rd1 Rb7 20.Rxd6 Nd7 21.
Bxe6 fxe6 22.Rxe6 a5 23.Nd5 Kf7 24.Re7+ Kf8 25.Nab6 Rxb6 26.Rxd7 Re6 27.
Kd2 b4 28.c3 bxc3+ 29.Nxc3 Ke8 30.Rxg7 1-0