Interesting position from the RAC v MCC match

The top board contest from the match earlier this year between the MCC and the RAC saw Adam Eckersley-Waites eventually triumph over Roger Emerson, but not before an unusual opening had led to an exciting position full of tactics. I am grateful to Roger Emerson for his notes, which I have hopefully transcribed without too many errors.

You can access the relevant part of the game leading to the key position after white’s 16th move Nxe5 here


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