Martin’s missed opportunity

Last Thursday saw the visit of Ipswich B to Bury St Edmunds A in an important match where both teams were in danger of being relegated.   On Board 1, Ipswich’s Martin Fogg (White) faced Ed Player.   The position below was reached at the time control following Ed’s 30th move:

The annotation are Martin’s:

Martin says, “Had I seen this variation we would have drawn the match 2 – 2 and stood reasonable chances of staying up in Division 1.   A very painful loss, and a significant one for the league.”

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