Unmotivated chessblogging: why I like to give up poisoned pawns.

Wherein Paul grossly abuses the “offer a poisoned pawn then grab tempi/development/coordination by chasing the enemy queen around” technique but gets away with it.

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 d6 4. dxc5 Qa5+ 5. Nc3 Qxc5 6. Be3 Qb4 7. Bd3 Nf6 8. O-O Qxb2 9. Qd2 g6 10. Rfb1 Qa3 11. Rb3 Qa5 12. a4 Bg7 13. Rb5 Qc7 14. Nd4 Nxd4 15. Bxd4 Bd7 16. Bxf6 Bxf6 17. Nd5 Qc6 18. Nxf6+ exf6 19. Qf4 a6 20. Qxf6 Rf8 21. Rb4 d5 22. Qe5+ Kd8 23. exd5 Qc5 24. Rc4 Qb6 25. a5 Qa7 26. Qc7+ Ke7 27. Re1+ Kf6 28. Qe5#

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