(1) #.1 Opponent-Player - Middlegame: [C50]
Italian Game: B&N vs. R&P

The Beginner's Material Scale of Rook + Pawn ( "6 points total" ) = Bishop + Knight ( "6 points total" ) is here seen as just DEAD WRONG. Watch in this game how Black gets a winning position by playing rather ordinary, straightforward moves...

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.d3 d6 5.Nc3 Nf6 6.Ng5?! 0-0 7.Nxf7? Rxf7 8.Bxf7+ Kxf7 9.0-0
[9.Be3 Bg4 (9...Kg8 10.Qd2 Nd4 11.0-0-0 ) 10.Qd2 Nh5 11.h3 (11.0-0 Nd4 12.Bg5 Qd7 13.Kh1 h6 14.Be3 Nf3 15.Qc1 Qe7 16.Bxc5 Qh4 17.h3 Qg3 18.fxg3 Nxg3# ) 11...Bxe3 12.fxe3 (12.Qxe3 Nf4 13.0-0 Bxh3 14.gxh3 Qg5+ ) 12...Ng3 (12...Be6 ; 12...Qh4+ 13.Qf2+ Qxf2+ 14.Kxf2 Be6 15.g4 Nf6 16.Raf1 Rf8 17.Kg3 g5 ) 13.hxg4 (13.Rg1 Bh5 14.Qf2+ ; 13.Qf2+ ) 13...Nxh1 14.0-0-0 Qh4 ]

9...Bg4 10.Qe1?!
[10.Ne2 Nd4-+ ]

10...Nd4 11.Qd2 Nh5 12.f3
[12.g3 Nf3+ ; 12.h3 Bxh3 13.gxh3 Nf3+ ]

12...Ne2+ 13.Kh1 Nhg3+ 14.hxg3 Nxg3+ 15.Kh2 Qh4#