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Just before the British championships began in Swansea this week, the sixth Cafe Baroque tournament ended in London. Here's a last-round game with a cheeky finish:

White: Alan Ludgate

Black: Graeme Buckley

1.c4 g6 2.Nc3 Bg7 3.g3 d6 4.Bg2 e5 5.d3 f5 6.Nf3 Ne7 7.0-0 0-0 8.Rb1 a5 9.a3 h6 10.Qc2 g5

By ignoring Black's moves and getting on with his own development plan, White has let his opponent build up a promising attack.

11.b4 axb4 12.axb4 Nd7 13.Bb2 Nf6 14.Ra1 Rb8 15.c5 Be6 16.Rfc1 f4 17.Nb5 Nc6

Despite the loss of time with his knights, Black still stands better.

18.cxd6 cxd6 19.Nd2 fxg3 20.hxg3 Ng4 21.Ne4 d5 22.Nc5 Qb6! 23.Qa4

23.Nxe6 Qxf2+ 24.Kh1 Qxf2 would have been fatal.

23...Rxf2 24.Bf3 Rf8 25.Nc7

25.Nxe6 Rf2+! forces mate. Now White counts on 25...Qxc7 26.Nxe6.

25...e4!! 26.Bxg7

26.Ncxe6 exf3 was also bad.

26...Qxc7! White resigned.

Qxg3+ cannot be prevented.

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