Queen's Gambit Declined 4

An agressive system against the Queens Gambit Declined.

[3 of 6] h6

Introduction to h6

Black asks the question to white, "What are you doing with your bishop on g5?!" Topalov simply moved it back to f4, and played a fine attacking game as shown below.

Topalov V - Demirel [D36]
It, Groningen, 1989

1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 c6 5.e3 Nbd7 6.cxd5 exd5 7.Bd3 Be7 8.Qc2 0-0 9.Nge2 Re8 10.0-0-0 h6 11.Bf4 Nf8 12.f3 Bd6 13.Qd2 Bxf4 14.Nxf4 Qa5 15.Kb1 b6 16.g4 Ne6 17.Nxe6 Bxe6 18.Rdg1 Re7 19.Qg2 Ne8 20.g5 h5 21.g6 f5 22.Qg5 Nf6 23.Qh4 Qb4 24.Rg5 Qd6 25.Ne2 Kf8 26.Ng3 Ke8 27.Bxf5 Kd7 28.Rd1 Kc7 29.Bc2 Rd8 30.Qf4 Qxf4 31.exf4 h4 32.Nh5 Rf8 33.f5 Bc8 34.Kc1 Nxh5 35.Rxh5 h3 36.Kd2 Rfe8 37.Bd3 Re3 38.f6 gxf6 39.g7 Rxf3 40.Rh8 1-0

Budo,A - Goldberg,G [D36]
Leningrad-ch, 1932

1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Nbd7 5.e3 Be7 6.Qc2 0-0 7.cxd5 exd5 8.Bd3 Re8 9.Nge2 c6 10.0-0-0 h6 11.Bf4 Qa5 12.Rhg1 b5 13.g4 g5 14.Bg3 Ba6 15.Kb1 b4 16.Na4 Bb5 17.Bxb5 cxb5 18.Nc5 Rac8 19.Qf5 Nxc5 20.dxc5 Rc6 21.Be5 Ra6 22.Nc1 b3 23.axb3 b4 24.f3 Qxc5 25.Bd4 Qa5 26.h4 Bd8 27.hxg5 Ree6 28.Kc2 hxg5 29.Rh1 Qc7+ 30.Kd2 Rac6 31.Ne2 Kf8 32.Rc1 Ke8 33.Rxc6 Qxc6 34.Bxa7 Qc7 35.Bd4 Be7 36.Rh8+ Kd7 37.Ra8 Qd6 38.Qc2 Qc6 39.Ra7+ Ke8 40.Qxc6+ Rxc6 41.Ng3 Bd8 42.Rb7 Nd7 43.Rb5 Nf6 44.Kd1 Ra6 45.Rxb4 Ra1+ 46.Ke2 Kd7 47.Rb7+ Ke6 48.Nf5 Nd7 49.Bc3 Bb6 50.Nd4+ Ke7 51.Bb4+ Kd8 52.Nf5 Rb1 53.Ba3 Kc8 54.Nd6+ Kd8 55.Nxf7+ Kc8 56.Nd6+ Kd8 57.f4 gxf4 58.exf4 Rg1 59.Rxb6 Nxb6 60.Bc5 Rg2+ 61.Kf3 Rxb2 62.Bxb6+ Kd7 63.Nf5 Rxb3+ 64.Be3 Ke8 65.g5 Kf7 66.Kg4 1-0

Ker A F - Brown E [D36]
Ol, Thessaloniki, 1988

1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.cxd5 exd5 5.Bg5 Nbd7 6.e3 c6 7.Bd3 Be7 8.Qc2 0-0 9.Nge2 Re8 10.0-0-0 h6 11.Bh4 b6 12.f3 Bb7 13.g4 c5 14.Bf2 Nf8 15.Ng3 cxd4 16.exd4 Bd6 17.Kb1 Rc8 18.Qd2 Ne6 19.Be3 a6 20.Nf5 Bf8 21.h4 Nh7 22.Rdg1 g5 23.Nxh6+ Bxh6 24.Bxh7+ Kxh7 25.hxg5 Rg8 26.Rxh6+ Kg7 27.f4 Kf8 28.f5 Nxg5 29.Bxg5 Qxg5 30.Qxg5 Rxg5 31.Rxb6 Rc7 32.Nd1 Bc8 33.Ne3 Rc4 34.Nxc4 Bxf5+ 35.Kc1 dxc4 36.Rxa6 Bxg4 37.Rf6 Ke7 38.Rgf1 Be6 39.Kd2 Kd6 40.Kc3 Kd5 41.a4 Rg3+ 42.R6f3 Rg4 43.a5 Rxd4 44.Rf5+ Bxf5 45.Rxf5+ Ke4 46.Rf4+ 1-0

Bareev,E - Grosar,A [D36]
Ljubljana/Rogaska, 1989

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 d5 4.cxd5 exd5 5.Bg5 Be7 6.e3 Nbd7 7.Bd3 0-0 8.Nge2 Re8 9.Qc2 c6 10.0-0-0 Nf8 11.h3 a5 12.g4 b5 13.Ng3 Be6 14.Nf5 Bxf5 15.gxf5 N8d7 16.Rhg1 Kh8 17.f3 b4 18.Na4 h6 19.h4 c5 20.Qg2 Rg8 21.Nxc5 Nxc5 22.dxc5 Bxc5 23.Kb1 Qb6 24.Rge1 Rge8 25.e4 Bd4 26.Bf4 Nh5 27.Bh2 Be5 28.Rg1 Bxh2 29.Qxh2 dxe4 30.fxe4 Qb8 31.Qg2 Rg8 32.Bc4 Ra7 33.Qe2 Nf4 34.Qe3 Re7 35.f6 gxf6 36.Rxg8+ Kxg8 37.Qg3+ Kf8 38.Rg1 Re8 39.Qg7+ Ke7 40.Qxf7+ Kd6 41.Qxf6+ 1-0

Tritschler A - Rubsam M [D36]
Dortmund (Germany) (215), 1990

1.d4 e6 2.c4 Nf6 3.Nc3 d5 4.cxd5 exd5 5.Bg5 Be7 6.Qc2 c6 7.e3 0-0 8.Bd3 Nbd7 9.Nge2 Re8 10.0-0-0 h6 11.Bh4 Nf8 12.f3 Be6 13.g4 Bxg4 14.Bxf6 Bxf6 15.fxg4 Rxe3 16.Kb1 Qd6 17.h4 Rae8 18.g5 Bd8 19.gxh6 Qxh6 20.Rdg1 Bf6 21.Ng3 Qf4 22.Nce2 Qc7 23.Nh5 Qd8 24.Rg4 Ng6 25.Nxf6+ Qxf6 26.h5 Qf2 27.hxg6 Rxd3 28.gxf7+ Qxf7 29.Qxd3 Qe6 30.Qh7+ 1-0


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