19th Annual Texas Collegiate Chess Championship

Games
[Event "Texas Collegiate"] [Site "Houston TX USA"] [Date "2015.10.24"] [Round "2.2"] [White "Kadric , Denis"] [Black "Moradiabadi, Elshan"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C48"] [WhiteElo "2532"] [BlackElo "2598"] [PlyCount "39"] [SourceDate "2015.11.05"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 {My pet line for 5 years now} Nf6 4. Bb5 Bd6 $5 ( 4... Bb4 {and}) (4... Nd4 {are the main lines for Black.}) 5. d3 O-O {Black wants to play a6, b5, Na5 after which he will exchange his Knight for my strong Bishop.} 6. a3 $1 {Very strong move, with the idea to play after 6...a6 7.Bc4 and now Black cannot capture the Bishop because of Ba2!} Ne7 {Black's idea is to play Ng6, c6, Bc7 and d5 after which his position would be great, but...} (6... h6 {Black prevents Bg5 but after this move White has a great sacrificing move, after which Black position collapses} 7. g4 $3 {With the idea to play Rg1 and h4, g5.} Nxg4 $2 8. Rg1 Nf6 9. Bxh6 $1 {Black's King is pinned so he cannot take the Bishop on h6, and his position is hopeless.}) 7. Bg5 $1 {Tactics are in White's favor} c6 {Black is not scared to recapture on f6 with his pawn, because his activity (Two Bishops+open g-file) will compensate his awkward pawn structure. So what should White play? Where should he put his Bishop from b5? To a4 or c4? Or, maybe...} (7... Ng6 8. h4 $1 { [%cal Gh4h5]} h6 9. h5 $1 $16) 8. d4 $3 {A great move which punishes Black's slow play.} Bc7 (8... cxb5 9. dxe5 $18) (8... exd4 9. Qxd4 $1 $16) 9. dxe5 Ng4 10. Bc4 h6 (10... Nxe5 11. Nxe5 Bxe5 12. O-O $14) 11. Bh4 Qe8 $2 {After this mistake, Black is lost.} (11... Nxe5 12. Nxe5 Bxe5 13. O-O $14 {[%cal Gf2f4]}) 12. Bg3 $1 Ng6 13. e6 $1 {White has a winning position.} d5 (13... Bxg3 14. exf7+ Rxf7 15. Bxf7+ Qxf7 16. hxg3 $18) 14. Bxc7 dxc4 15. Bd6 $1 Ne7 16. h3 Nf6 17. exf7+ Rxf7 (17... Qxf7 18. Ne5 Qe6 19. Bxe7 Qxe7 20. Ng6 $18) 18. Ne5 Rf8 19. Bxe7 Qxe7 20. Ng6 1-0