PR

Very good. He fixes Black's QRP as a weakness and "isolates" Black's QNP so that he can never capture White's QP.

12P-B3 PXBP

13NPXP 0-0

14N-N2 KR-B1

15P-Q5

Stifling Black's QB which can only be liberated by means of... P-K3, but then Black's centre pawns become weak.

160-0 P-K3

17 PXP PXP

18N-R4 R-Kl

19KR-N1 B-KB1

A purposeless retreat is often the first sign of defeat. Black should have maintained his B on its good diagonal and defended his QP with N-B2. In any case White obviously stands much better.

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