Game of the Day 2020b

This page was last updated on: 9 July, 2020
July 08, 2020

Graham Horobetz(2294) - Jonathan Beatty(2039)  57th Mid-South Open, November 26, 2016  round 2
B52: Sicilian: Moscow Variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Nxd7 5. O-O Ngf6 6. Qe2 g6 7. c3 Bg7 8.
d4 e5 9. dxe5 dxe5 10. Nbd2 O-O 11. Nc4 Qc7 12. a4 Rfe8 13. Rd1 Rad8 14. Nd6
Re7 15. Be3 b6 16. Ng5 Nf8 17. Nb5 Qb8 18. f3 h6 19. Nh3 Ne6 20. Nf2 Red7 21.
Rxd7 Rxd7 22. Rd1 a6 23. Rxd7 Nxd7 24. Na3 Qb7 25. Qd2 Qc6 26. b3 g5 27. Nh1 b5
28. Qd5 Qxd5 29. exd5 Nc7 30. c4 bxc4 31. bxc4 f5 32. Nf2 Kf7 33. g4 f4 34. Bd2
e4 35. Nxe4 Bd4+ 36. Kg2 Ne5 37. Ba5 Ne8 38. Bb6 Nd7 39. Bd8 Ndf6 40. Bxf6 Nxf6
41. Nxf6 Kxf6 42. Kf1 Ke5 43. Nc2 Bc3 44. Ke2 Ba5 45. Kd3 Bc7 46. Na1 Ba5 47.
Nb3 Bb4 48. Ke2 Ba3 49. Na5 1-0

July 07, 2020

Graham Horobetz(2099) - Jonathan Beatty(1869)   Match, October 26, 2011  round 2
B75: Sicilian: dragon, Yugoslav attack

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 a6 8.
Bc4 Nbd7 9. Qd2 b5 10. Nd5 Nxd5 11. Bxd5 Rb8 12. Nc6 Qc7 13. Bd4 Bxd4 14.
Qxd4 e5 15. Qc3 Rb7 16. f4 O-O 17. fxe5 Nxe5 18. Nxe5 Qxc3+ 19. bxc3 dxe5
20. Bxb7 Bxb7 21. O-O Bxe4 22. Rf6 Rc8 23. Re1 Rc4 24. Rxa6 f5 25. Ra7 Rxc3
26. Rd1 Rc8 27. Rdd7 Bxc2 28. Rg7+ Kf8 29. Rxh7 Kg8 30. Rhg7+ Kf8 31. Rxg6
Be4 32. h4 Rc1+ 33. Kh2 Rc2 34. Rb6 1-0

July 06, 2020

Graham Horobetz(2099) - Jonathan Beatty(1869)   Match, November 02, 2011  round 4
B78: Sicilian: dragon, Yugoslav attack, 10.O-O-O

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 O-O 8.
Qd2 Nc6 9. Bc4 Bd7 10. O-O-O Rb8 11. h4 Na5 12. Bb3 b5 13. h5 Nxb3+ 14. Nxb3
Be6 15. hxg6 Bxb3 16. gxh7+ Kh8 17. axb3 b4 18. Ne2 Qa5 19. Kb1 Rfc8 20. Bh6
Bxh6 21. Qxh6 Rb6 22. Qh3 e6 23. Qh6 Nd7 24. Rh5 Rc5 25. Qg7+ 1-0

July 05, 2020

Jonathan Beatty(1869) - Graham Horobetz(2099)  Match, October 30, 2011  round 3
E24: Nimzo-Indian

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. f3 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 O-O 7. Bg5 h6 8.
Bh4 Nc6 9. d5 Ne5 10. e4 Ng6 11. Bg3 e5 12. Bd3 d6 13. Ne2 Nh5 14. Qc2 Nhf4
15. Bxf4 exf4 16. g3 Ne5 17. O-O-O fxg3 18. Nxg3 Nxf3 19. Rdf1 Ne5 20. Be2
Qa5 21. Rhg1 Qxa3+ 22. Kd2 Qa6 23. Nh5 g6 24. Ra1 Nxc4+ 25. Bxc4 Qxc4 26.
Ra4 Qb5 27. Rb1 Qxb1 28. Qxb1 gxh5 29. Qf1 f5 30. Qg2+ Kh7 31. Qf3 Bd7 32.
Ra1 Rae8 33. Qxh5 fxe4 34. Rg1 e3+ 35. Ke1 Bf5 36. Rg5 Bd3 37. Rg1 Re5 38.
Qh3 Ref5 0-1

July 04, 2020

Graham Horobetz(2110) - Jonathan Beatty(1842)   Mid-South Open, November 26, 2011  round 2
B33: Sicilian: Pelikan (Lasker/Sveshnikov) variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Nd5 Nxd5
8. exd5 Nb8 9. a4 Be7 10. Be2 O-O 11. O-O a6 12. Na3 f5 13. f4 exf4 14. Bxf4
g5 15. Be3 Nd7 16. Nc4 b6 17. Bd3 f4 18. Qh5 Rf7 19. Rae1 b5 20. Bd4 Nf8 21.
Nb6 Bf6 22. Bf2 Rb8 23. Nxc8 Qxc8 24. axb5 axb5 25. g3 fxg3 26. hxg3 Bxb2
27. Be3 Rg7 28. Rf5 Qe8 29. Qf3 Nd7 30. Rf1 Ne5 31. Qe4 Nxd3 32. Qxd3 Be5
33. Bxg5 h6 34. Bf4 Bxf4 35. R1xf4 Qe1+ 36. Kg2 Re8 37. Rf2 Qe4+ 38. Qxe4
Rxe4 39. Rf6 Reg4 40. R2f3 R4g6 41. Rf8+ Kh7 42. Rb8 Rc7 43. Rxb5 Rxc2+ 44.
Kh3 h5 45. Rb7+ Kh6 46. Rbf7 Rd2 47. R7f5 Rg5 48. Rf6+ Rg6 49. R3f5 Rd3 50.
Kh4 Rxg3 51. Rxh5+ Kg7 52. Rxg6+ Rxg6 1/2-1/2

July 03, 2020


Graham Horobetz(2109) - Jonathan Beatty(1733)  Game in 90 Fun, October 14, 2011  round 1
B72: Sicilian Dragon

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. h3 a6 8. g4
e5 9. Nde2 O-O 10. Bg2 b5 11. g5 Nh5 12. Nd5 Bb7 13. Bb6 Qxg5 14. Rg1 Bxd5 15.
Qxd5 Nd7 16. Be3 Qd8 17. O-O-O Nhf6 18. Qxd6 Qa5 19. Kb1 Rfc8 20. h4 Bf8 21.
Qd2 b4 22. h5 Rc7 23. hxg6 fxg6 24. f4 Rac8 25. Rc1 Nc5 26. Bxc5 Bxc5 27. fxe5
Ng4 28. Qd5+ Kg7 29. Bh3 Ne3 30. Qe6 Rf8 31. Rxg6+ hxg6 32. Rg1 Qb6 33. Rxg6+
Kh8 34. Qxb6 Bxb6 35. Rxb6 Rxc2 36. Nc1 Rf3 37. e6 Rxh3 38. e7 Rc8 39. Rd6 Kg7
40. Rd8 0-1

July 02, 2020

Carlos Sims(1989) - Graham Horobetz(2113)    Hot Summer Swiss, July 15, 2011  round 3
E33: Nimzo-Indian: Classical

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 Nc6 5. Nf3 Qe7 6. e4 e5 7. d5 Nd4 8.
Qd3 Nxf3+ 9. Qxf3 Bxc3+ 10. bxc3 h6 11. Be2 d6 12. h3 O-O 13. O-O Nh7 14.
Qg3 Kh8 15. Re1 b6 16. Bd2 a5 17. a4 Ba6 18. Bd3 Rg8 19. f4 Rae8 20. Qf3
exf4 21. Qxf4 f6 22. Qg4 Bc8 23. Qh4 Nf8 24. Qg3 Nd7 25. Re2 Ne5 26. Bc2 Ba6
27. Bf4 Bxc4 28. Rf2 Rgf8 29. Rd1 Ra8 30. Bc1 Qe8 31. Rf4 Qg6 32. Qf2 Rfb8
33. Rf5 Ba6 34. Qh4 Bc8 35. Rdf1 Bxf5 36. Rxf5 b5 37. Kh2 b4 38. Bxh6 gxh6
39. Rxf6 Qg7 40. Rxh6+ Kg8 41. Rh5 Ng6 42. Qg4 Ne5 43. Qe6+ Nf7 44. e5 Re8
45. Qd7 Rad8 46. Qxc7 Rc8 47. Qd7 Red8 48. Qe7 Re8 49. Qd7 Rcd8 50. Qc7 Nxe5
51. Bh7+ Kf8 52. Qxa5 Nf3+ 53. gxf3 Re2+ 0-1

July 01, 2020

Harrison Mathis(1555) - Jeff Baudendistel(1463)  Mid-Summer Open 3, July 22, 2006
B78: Sicilian: dragon, Yugoslav attack, 10.O-O-O

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. Bc4 O-O 8.
f3 Bd7 9. Qd2 Nc6 10. O-O-O Rc8 11. Bb3 a6 12. h4 Na5 13. Bh6 Nxb3+ 14. cxb3
b5 15. Kb1 Qb6 16. Bxg7 Kxg7 17. h5 e5 18. Nf5+ Bxf5 19. exf5 Qd4 20. h6+
Kh8 21. Qg5 Nh5 22. Rxd4 f6 23. Qg4 0-1

June 30, 2020

Greg Turner(1866) - Nathan Vogt(1698)  Mid-Summer Open 3, July 22, 2006
B45: Sicilian defense

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. a3 Qa5 7. Nb3 Qc7 8.
Be3 Be7 9. Be2 O-O 10. O-O Rd8 11. f4 b6 12. e5 Ne8 13. Bd3 d5 14. Rf3 Bb7
15. Rh3 g6 16. g4 a6 17. Na4 d4 18. Bf2 Nxe5 19. Bxd4 Qc6 20. Qf1 Nxd3 21.
Rxd3 Qxa4 22. Kf2 Rac8 23. Rc1 Bc5 24. Nxc5 bxc5 25. Be3 Rxd3 26. Qxd3 Qc6
27. Rg1 Qe4 28. Qc3 Qf3+ 29. Ke1 Rd8 30. Bd2 Qxc3 31. Bxc3 Be4 32. Ba5 Rb8
33. b4 Bxc2 34. bxc5 Rb1+ 35. Kf2 Rxg1 36. Kxg1 Ba4 37. Kf2 Nf6 38. Kf3 Bc6+
39. Ke3 Nxg4+ 40. Kd4 f6 41. h3 e5+ 42. fxe5 fxe5+ 43. Kc4 Nf2 44. Bc7 e4
45. h4 e3 46. Kd4 e2 47. Ba5 Ng4 48. Be1 Kf7 49. Bg3 Ke6 50. Kc4 Bb5+ 51.
Kb4 0-1

June 29, 2020

David Kernell(1919) - Jeff Baudendistel(1463)  Mid-Summer Open 3, July 22, 2006
A32: English: symmetrical, Benoni formation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nf3 e6 4. Nc3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bb4 6. a3 Bxc3+ 7. bxc3 b6
8. Bf4 O-O 9. Nb5 Na6 10. Nd6 Nc5 11. e3 Bb7 12. Nxb7 Nxb7 13. Be2 Rc8 14.
Qa4 Na5 15. Bd6 Re8 16. c5 Nd5 17. Bf3 Nxc3 18. Qb4 Nd5 19. Bxd5 exd5 20.
O-O Nc4 21. cxb6 Qxb6 22. Qxb6 Nxb6 23. Rac1 Rc6 24. Bc7 Rc8 25. Rxc6 dxc6
26. Bd6 f6 27. Rb1 c5 28. Rc1 Nc4 0-1

June 28, 2020

Graham Horobetz(2096) - Kenneth Turner(1978)    Greater Memphis Open, September 18, 2011  round 6
C44: Ponziani Opening and Scotch Gambit

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d3 Be7 4. g3 Nf6 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O d6 7. Nbd2 Be6 8. c3
Qd7 9. Qe2 Bh3 10. Nc4 Bxg2 11. Kxg2 Rfe8 12. Bg5 d5 13. Ncxe5 Nxe5 14. Nxe5
Qe6 15. f4 dxe4 16. dxe4 Nxe4 17. Bxe7 Rxe7 18. Qxe4 f6 19. Qxb7 Rd8 20. Nf3 c5
21. Qb5 Qf5 22. Rae1 Red7 23. Qc4+ Kh8 24. Qe4 Qh5 25. Rf2 h6 26. Ree2 Rd1 27.
Nh4 Qf7 28. Ng6+ Kg8 29. Qe6 Qxe6 30. Rxe6 Kf7 31. f5 1-0

June 27, 2020

Roy Nilsson(1734) - Sam O'Bar(1808)   Greater Memphis Open, September 18, 2011  round 5
B33: Sicilian: Pelikan and Sveshnikov Variations

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5 a6 8.
Na3 b5 9. Nd5 Be7 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. c3 Bg5 12. Nc2 O-O 13. h4 Bh6 14. g4 g6 15.
g5 Bg7 16. Nce3 Rb8 17. Ng4 Bxg4 18. Qxg4 Ne7 19. h5 f5 20. gxf6 Nxd5 21. fxg7
Rf4 22. Qe6+ Kxg7 23. exd5 Qb6 24. O-O-O Qxf2 25. hxg6 hxg6 26. Qxd6 1-0

June 26, 2020

Jonathan Beatty(1733) - Graham Horobetz(2096)    Fall Classics 2011, September 23, 2011  round 3
B36: Sicilian: accelerated fianchetto, Gurgenidze variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Nc6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nf6 6. Nc3 Nxd4 7. Qxd4 d6
8. Be3 Bg7 9. Be2 O-O 10. Qd2 Be6 11. Rb1 Qa5 12. f3 Rfc8 13. b3 a6 14. Nd5
Qxd2+ 15. Kxd2 Nxd5 16. exd5 Bf5 17. Bd3 Bxd3 18. Kxd3 b5 19. Rhc1 b4 20.
Re1 Bc3 21. Re2 Bf6 22. Bd4 Bxd4 23. Kxd4 Rc7 24. a4 a5 1/2-1/2

June 25, 2020

Dwight Weaver(1714) - Chase Knowles(1975)    Memphis Summer Open, July 23, 2011  round 2
A38: English: symmetrical, main line with d3

1. c4 c5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nf3 O-O 6. O-O Nc6 7. d3 d5 8. b3
d4 9. Ne4 Nxe4 10. dxe4 f5 11. Nd2 e5 12. Ba3 Qd6 13. Qc2 f4 14. Qd3 b6 15.
Nf3 Bg4 16. Ne1 Qe6 17. f3 Bh3 18. g4 Bxg2 19. Kxg2 g5 20. Qd1 Qh6 21. Nd3
a5 22. Bc1 Qg6 23. Bd2 h5 24. h3 Kf7 25. Rh1 hxg4 26. hxg4 Rh8 27. Qc2 Nb4
28. Bxb4 axb4 29. Rxh8 Rxh8 30. Rh1 Rxh1 31. Kxh1 Qh6+ 32. Kg2 Qh4 33. Kg1
Qg3+ 34. Kh1 Qh4+ 35. Kg1 Qh6 36. Qc1 Qc6 37. Qc2 1/2-1/2

June 24, 2020

Jonathan Beatty(1666) - Graham Horobetz(2088)  GMCC Open  April 09, 2011 round 2 
B36: Sicilian: accelerated fianchetto, Gurgenidze variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Nc6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nf6 6. Nc3 Nxd4 7. Qxd4 d6
8. Be2 Bg7 9. O-O O-O 10. Qd3 Be6 11. Rb1 Nd7 12. Nd5 Bxd5 13. exd5 Nc5 14.
Qg3 Rc8 15. Be3 a5 16. Rfe1 Na4 17. Bd2 Nxb2 18. Qb3 a4 19. Qb4 a3 20. Qxa3
Nxc4 21. Bxc4 Rxc4 22. Rxb7 Rd4 23. Bg5 Qc8 24. Rbxe7 Qf5 25. Be3 Rxd5 26.
Kf1 Rd3 27. Qa6 Qd5 28. Qa4 Bc3 29. Bh6 Bxe1 30. Re8 1-0

June 23, 2020

David Kernell(1867) - Sam O'Bar(1810)   City Championship 2006  April 16, 2006 
E90: King's Indian: Zinnowitz variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 Bg4 8.
Be2 c6 9. O-O Nbd7 10. Qd2 Bxf3 11. Bxf3 c5 12. Rad1 cxd4 13. Qxd4 Nb6 14.
b3 Nfd5 15. exd5 Bxd4 16. Rxd4 f5 17. Bg3 Qe8 18. Re1 Qf7 19. Nb5 Rfc8 20.
Rh4 Qg7 21. Nd4 Kf7 22. Ne6 Qc3 23. Kf1 Rh8 24. c5 g5 25. Bh5+ Kf6 26. cxb6
Qxe1+ 27. Kxe1 gxh4 28. Bxh4+ Ke5 29. Bg3+ Kxd5 30. Nc7+ Kc6 31. Nxa8 Rxa8
32. Bg6 axb6 33. Bxf5 Rxa2 34. Bf4 Rb2 35. Bxh6 Rxb3 36. h4 Rb4 37. h5 e6
38. Bg6 Rg4 39. Be3 1-0

June 22, 2020

Jonathan Beatty(1788) - Chase Knowles(1954)  GMCC Open  April 09, 2011 round 1 
C05: French Tarrasch

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. c3 Nc6 7. Ndf3 Qb6 8. g3
cxd4 9. cxd4 Bb4+ 10. Kf2 f6 11. Kg2 O-O 12. a3 Be7 13. b4 fxe5 14. fxe5 Ndxe5
15. dxe5 Nxe5 16. Bf4 Ng4 17. Qd2 Bd6 18. Bxd6 Qxd6 19. h3 Nf6 20. Re1 Nh5 21.
Re5 Rf5 22. Qd4 Bd7 23. Bd3 Rxe5 24. Qxe5 Qxe5 25. Nxe5 Bc6 26. Ngf3 Rc8 27.
Nxc6 Rxc6 28. Re1 Rc3 29. Rd1 Rxa3 30. Ng5 e5 31. Bxh7+ Kh8 32. Rd3 Rxd3 33.
Bxd3 e4 34. Be2 Nf6 35. Nf7+ Kg8 36. Nd6 d4 37. Bc4+ Kf8 38. Kf2 b6 39. b5 e3+
40. Ke2 Nd7 41. Nc8 Ne5 42. Bd3 Ke8 43. Nd6+ Kd7 44. Nf5 Ng6 45. Nxg7 Kd6 46.
Bxg6 1-0

June 21, 2020

John Bunch(1800) - Evan Mah(2009)  Jack Smith Memorial 2   March 25, 2006 
B21: Sicilian: Smith-Morra gambit

1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3. c3 dxc3 4. Nxc3 Nc6 5. Nf3 e6 6. Bc4 Qc7 7. Qe2 Nf6
8. h3 d6 9. O-O a6 10. Rd1 Be7 11. Bg5 O-O 12. Rac1 Rd8 13. a3 Qa5 14. Nd5
exd5 15. exd5 Ne5 16. Nxe5 dxe5 17. d6 Rxd6 18. Rxd6 Bxd6 19. Bxf6 gxf6 20.
Rc3 e4 21. Re3 Qg5 22. Qd1 Qe5 23. Rg3+ Kf8 24. Bd5 Be6 25. Bxe4 Rd8 26.
Bxh7 Qxg3 0-1

June 20, 2020

Dwight Weaver(1613) - Jonathan Beatty(1666)  Bluff City Open  April 24, 2011 round 2 
E62: King's Indian: Fianchetto: 6...c6 and Panno Variation

1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. Nf3 d6 6. O-O c6 7. d4 Qc7 8. Bf4
Nh5 9. Qd2 Nxf4 10. gxf4 Bg4 11. e4 Nd7 12. Rac1 Rad8 13. d5 Nc5 14. Rfe1 a5
15. h3 Bxf3 16. Bxf3 f5 17. exf5 Rxf5 18. Bg4 Bxc3 19. Rxc3 Rf7 20. Rg3 Rdf8
21. f5 gxf5 22. Bxf5+ Rg7 23. Rxg7+ Kxg7 24. Qg5+ Kf7 25. Qh5+ 1-0

June 19, 2020

Carlos Sims(1780) - Sam O'Bar(1810)   City Championship 2006  March 24, 2006 
D02: Réti: King's Indian attack

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 d5 5. O-O O-O 6. Bf4 Ne4 7. h4 c6 8.
Qc1 Re8 9. Bh6 Bh8 10. h5 e5 11. hxg6 hxg6 12. dxe5 Bxe5 13. Nxe5 Rxe5 14.
Be3 Qe7 15. Bd4 Rh5 16. Qf4 c5 17. Bxe4 dxe4 18. Bc3 Nd7 19. Nd2 f5 20. Kg2
b5 21. b3 g5 22. Qc7 e3 23. Qc6 Nb6 24. Qg6+ Kf8 25. Qxh5 exd2 26. Qh8+ 1-0

June 18, 2020

John Bunch(1831) - Sam O'Bar(1810)  City Championship 2006  March 03, 2006 
B21: Sicilian: Smith-Morra gambit

1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3. c3 dxc3 4. Nxc3 d6 5. Nf3 e6 6. Bc4 Nf6 7. O-O Be7 8.
Qe2 a6 9. a4 O-O 10. Rd1 Qa5 11. Bg5 Nbd7 12. Bb3 h6 13. Bf4 e5 14. Be3 Nc5
15. Bc2 Bg4 16. Rab1 Qc7 17. b4 Ne6 18. Rb3 Rac8 19. Bd3 Rfd8 20. a5 Kh8 21.
Bb6 Qd7 22. Bxd8 Nd4 23. Nxe5 Nxe2+ 24. Bxe2 Qe6 25. Nd5 Bxe2 0-1

June 17, 2020

Gary Pylant(1856) - Carlos Sims(1780)   City Championship 2006  February 28, 2006 
C26: Vienna game

1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Bc5 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 h6 5. Nf3 d6 6. h3 c6 7. a3 b5 8. Bb3
Qb6 9. O-O a5 10. Bd2 O-O 11. Qe2 Kh7 12. Kh2 Qc7 13. Rae1 d5 14. Ng1 dxe4
15. Nxe4 Nxe4 16. Qxe4+ f5 17. Qe2 e4+ 18. Kh1 exd3 19. cxd3 Nd7 20. Nf3 Nf6
21. Ne5 Bd6 22. f4 c5 23. Qf2 c4 24. Bc2 Bxe5 25. fxe5 Nd5 26. d4 Be6 27.
Qh4 b4 28. Qh5 Qf7 29. Qh4 b3 30. Bb1 Kg8 31. Rf3 Ne7 32. Rff1 Ng6 33. Qg3
Ra6 34. d5 Bxd5 35. Bxf5 Qe8 36. Bxg6 Rxf1+ 37. Rxf1 Rxg6 0-1

June 16, 2020

David Kernell(1867) - Jonathan Wade(1691)  City Championship 2006  February 22, 2006 
E11: Bogo-Indian defense, Nimzovich variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Qe7 5. Bxb4 Qxb4+ 6. Qd2 Qxd2+ 7. Kxd2
Ne4+ 8. Ke3 f5 9. g3 b6 10. Bg2 Bb7 11. Nfd2 Nd6 12. d5 exd5 13. cxd5 Kf7
14. Nc3 Re8+ 15. Kf4 a5 16. g4 fxg4 17. e4 Kg8 18. Kxg4 Nf7 19. Nb5 Na6 20.
Nc4 Ne5+ 21. Nxe5 Rxe5 22. f4 Re7 23. Rhe1 d6 24. e5 dxe5 25. fxe5 Nc5 26.
d6 cxd6 27. Bxb7 Nxb7 28. exd6 Rd7 29. Rad1 Rad8 30. Re7 Kf8 31. Rxd7 Rxd7
32. Kf5 Rf7+ 33. Ke5 Ke8 34. Rd2 Kd7 35. a3 g6 36. Rd5 Rf5+ 37. Kd4 Rf4+ 38.
Ke3 Rf6 39. h4 Kc6 40. Re5 Nxd6 41. Nxd6 Kxd6 42. Rb5 Kc6 43. a4 h6 44. b4
axb4 45. Rxb4 g5 46. hxg5 hxg5 47. Rb5 Rg6 48. Kf3 g4+ 49. Kg3 1/2-1/2

June 15, 2020

Carlos Sims(1780) - Tony Maneclang(1615)  City Championship 2006  February 13, 2006 
B50: Sicilian Defence

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bc4 e6 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. d3 Nc6 6. a3 a6 7. O-O Be7 8. Ne1
e5 9. h3 Nd4 10. f4 Be6 11. Bxe6 Nxe6 12. f5 Nd4 13. g4 h6 14. Rf2 g5 15.
fxg6 fxg6 16. Nf3 g5 17. Nxd4 cxd4 18. Nd5 Nxd5 19. exd5 Rf8 20. Rxf8+ Bxf8
21. Qf3 Bg7 22. Bd2 Qf6 23. Qe4 Kd7 24. Rf1 Qe7 25. Qf5+ Kc7 26. Qf7 Kd7 27.
Kg2 Rf8 28. Qxe7+ Kxe7 29. Rxf8 Bxf8 30. Kf3 Kf6 31. c3 dxc3 32. Bxc3 b5 33.
Ke4 Be7 34. d4 exd4 35. Bxd4+ Kg6 36. b3 Bd8 37. Kd3 h5 38. a4 hxg4 39. hxg4
bxa4 40. bxa4 Ba5 41. Ba7 Be1 42. Bb8 Bg3 43. Bc7 Bf4 44. Bb6 Kf6 45. Bd4+
Kg6 46. Bc3 Bg3 47. Kc4 Bf2 48. Kb4 Bb6 49. Bb2 Kf7 50. Bc3 Kg6 51. Bd2 Kf6
52. Kc4 Bd8 53. Bc3+ Kg6 54. Bb4 Bc7 55. Be1 Kf6 56. Bc3+ Kg6 57. a5 Bd8 58.
Bd4 Be7 59. Be3 Bd8 60. Bb6 Be7 61. Bc7 Kf6 62. Kd4 Kg6 63. Ke4 Kf6 64. Bb6
Kg6 65. Bd4 Bf8 1/2-1/2

June 14, 2020

Charles Herbers(1976) - David Kernell(1819)   Memphis Candidates 2006  February 07, 2006 
B11: Caro-Kann: two knights, 3...Bg4

1. e4 c6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Nf3 Bg4 4. d4 e6 5. Be2 Nf6 6. e5 Nfd7 7. O-O Bxf3 8.
Bxf3 c5 9. dxc5 Nxe5 10. Re1 Nxf3+ 11. Qxf3 Be7 12. Bf4 O-O 13. Nxd5 exd5
14. Rxe7 Qxe7 15. Bd6 Qe4 16. Qxe4 dxe4 17. Bxf8 Kxf8 18. b4 Na6 19. a3 Rd8
20. Kf1 Rd2 21. Ke1 e3 22. Rd1 Rxd1+ 23. Kxd1 exf2 24. Ke2 Ke7 25. Kxf2 Ke6
26. Ke3 Kd5 27. Kd3 f5 28. c4+ Ke5 29. g3 g5 30. Ke3 f4+ 31. gxf4+ gxf4+ 32.
Kf3 Kf5 33. h3 h6 34. h4 h5 35. c6 bxc6 36. c5 Ke5 0-1

June 13, 2020

Charles Herbers(1976) - Gary Pylant(1872)   Memphis Candidates 2006   January 29, 2006 
B23: Sicilian: closed, 2...Nc6

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Bc4 e6 4. d3 Nf6 5. Bg5 Be7 6. Nge2 a6 7. f4 Ng4 8.
Qd2 h6 9. Bxe7 Qxe7 10. O-O Qh4 11. h3 Nf6 12. e5 Nh5 13. Ne4 Nd4 14. Nd6+
Ke7 15. Nxd4 cxd4 16. Qb4 1-0

June 12, 2020

David Kernell(1819) - Carlos Sims(1777)  Memphis Candidates 2006   January 29, 2006 
E12: Queen's Indian

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 b6 4. a3 Bb7 5. Nc3 Be7 6. d5 O-O 7. e4 exd5
8. cxd5 Re8 9. Be2 Bd6 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bh4 Ba6 12. O-O Bxe2 13. Qxe2 Be7
14. Qd3 d6 15. Rac1 Nbd7 16. b4 a6 17. Bg3 Nh5 18. Nd4 Nxg3 19. Qxg3 Ne5
20. Nf5 Ng6 21. Ne2 Bf6 22. f3 Bb2 23. Rb1 Bf6 24. Rfc1 Qd7 25. Ned4 Be5 
26. Qf2 Nf4 27. Rc6 Qd8 28. Ne2 Qg5 29. Nxf4 Bxf4 30. Qh4 Qxh4 31. Nxh4 Bg5
32. Nf5 g6 33. Ng3 Re7 34. Rb3 a5 35. b5 h5 36. a4 Bd2 37. Rb2 Be3+ 38. Kf1
Bc5 39. Re2 Rae8 40. h4 Kg7 41. Ke1 Kf6 42. Kd2 Ke5 43. Kd3 Kf4 44. Nf1 f5
45. Nd2 Kg3 46. Nb3 fxe4+ 47. fxe4 Kxh4 48. Nxc5 bxc5 49. b6 cxb6 50. Rxd6
g5 51. Rh6 g4 52. d6 Kg5 53. Rxh5+ Kxh5 54. dxe7 Rxe7 55. e5 Kg5 56. Ke4 Rd7
57. e6 Re7 58. Ke5 Kh4 59. Kd6 Re8 60. e7 c4 61. Kd7 Rg8 62. e8=Q Rxe8 63. Kxe8
Kg3 64. Kd7 c3 65. Kc6 Kh2 66. Kxb6 Kg1 67. Kxa5 Kf1 68. Ra2 Ke1 69. Kb4 c2
70. Rxc2 g3 71. a5 Kf1 72. a6 Kg1 73. a7 Kh2 74. a8=Q Kg1 75. Qh8 Kf1 76. Qh1# 1-0

June 11, 2020
Sam O'Bar(1802) - Sam Palatnik(2516)  Memphis Candidates 2006   January 16, 2006 
B84: Sicilian: Scheveningen (Paulsen), classical variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e6 7. Be3 Nbd7 8.
O-O b5 9. a3 Bb7 10. Bg5 Be7 11. Bd3 O-O 12. Re1 h6 13. Bd2 Nc5 14. Re3 Qb6
15. Nb3 Nxd3 16. cxd3 Rfc8 17. Rh3 Kf8 18. Qf3 d5 19. e5 d4 20. Qg3 dxc3 21.
exf6 Bxf6 22. Be3 cxb2 23. Rb1 Qc6 24. Na5 Qc1+  0-1

June 10, 2020

David Kernell(1819) - Jeff Baudendistel(1481)   Memphis Candidates 2006   January 13, 2006 
A05: Réti opening

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. b3 b6 3. Bb2 Bb7 4. c4 e6 5. Nc3 c5 6. d4 d5 7. cxd5 exd5 8.
e3 Be7 9. Rc1 O-O 10. Bd3 Re8 11. O-O Ba6 12. Ne2 Bxd3 13. Qxd3 Nc6 14. Rfd1
Rc8 15. a3 Na5 16. Nd2 Qd6 17. Qb5 Ng4 18. h3 Nf6 19. dxc5 Rxc5 20. Rxc5
Qxc5 21. Nd4 Qxb5 22. Nxb5 Ne4 23. Nd4 Bf6 24. Nxe4 dxe4 25. Rb1 a6 26. g4
g6 27. Ne2 Kg7 28. Kg2 Nxb3 29. Bxf6+ Kxf6 30. Rxb3 1-0

June 09, 2020

Charles Herbers(1976) - Malcolm Robinson(1608)   Memphis Candidates 2006   January 13, 2006 
B23: Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. Bc4 Nc6 4. d3 g6 5. Nf3 Bg7 6. Ng5 e6 7. O-O h6 8. Nh3
Nge7 9. Nf4 O-O 10. a3 a6 11. Ba2 b5 12. Nce2 Bb7 13. Ng3 d5 14. c3 Qd7 15.
Qg4 Ne5 16. Qh3 g5 17. exd5 Nxd5 18. Nfh5 Bh8 19. Ne4 Qe7 20. f4 f5 21. fxe5
fxe4 22. Bxg5 hxg5 23. dxe4 Nc7 24. Rf6 Rxf6 25. exf6 Bxf6 26. Rf1 Rf8 27.
Qg3 Bd4+ 28. cxd4 Rxf1+ 29. Kxf1 Qf7+ 30. Qf3 Bxe4 31. Nf6+ Kg7 32. Nxe4
Qxf3+ 33. gxf3 cxd4 34. Nxg5 Kf6 35. Nxe6 Nxe6 36. Bxe6 Kxe6 37. Ke2 Ke5 38.
Kd3 a5 39. f4+ Kxf4 40. Kxd4 Kf3 41. Kc5 b4 42. axb4 axb4 43. Kxb4 Kg2 44.
h4 1-0

June 08, 2020

Greg Turner(1726) - Allan Bogle(1665)  Candidates 2005,  January 22, 2005 
B40: Sicilian defense

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Bc5 5. Nb3 Be7 6. Bd3 b6 7. Nc3 Bb7 8.
Bf4 Nf6 9. Nb5 d6 10. e5 dxe5 11. Bxe5 Na6 12. Qe2 O-O 13. O-O-O Qc8 14. Nd6
Bxd6 15. Bxd6 Re8 16. Bb5 Rd8 17. Be7 Rxd1+ 18. Rxd1 Nd5 19. Bd6 Nac7 20.
Bd3 Qd8 21. Be5 Qg5+ 22. Kb1 Nf4 23. Bxf4 Qxf4 24. g3 Qf6 25. f4 Rd8 26. Nd2
g6 27. h4 Qd4 28. h5 Nd5 29. hxg6 hxg6 30. Nb3 Qe3 31. c4 Nc3+ 32. bxc3 Qxg3
33. Nd4 Qxf4 34. Nxe6 fxe6 35. Qxe6+ Kh8 36. Qxg6 Rxd3 37. Qh5+ Kg7 38. Rg1+
Rg3 39. Rd1 Be4+ 40. Ka1 Bf5 41. Qe2 Qe3 42. Qxe3 Rxe3 43. Kb2 Re2+ 44. Ka3
Kf7 45. Rd8 Re7 46. Kb4 Rc7 47. a4 Be6 48. Rh8 Rxc4+ 49. Kb5 Kg7 50. Ra8 Rc7
51. a5 Rc5+ 52. Kb4 Rxa5 53. Rb8 Kf6 54. Rh8 Ra1 55. Rh6+ Ke7 56. Rh7+ Kd6
57. Rh6 Rb1+ 58. Ka4 Rc1 0-1

June 07, 2020

Mike Madden(1970) - Carlos Harbert(1698)  City Championship   February 12, 2005 
B18: Caro-Kann: classical variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Nc5 Qb6 6. Nb3 Nf6 7. Bd3 Bxd3
8. Qxd3 e6 9. Nf3 Nbd7 10. O-O Be7 11. c4 O-O 12. Bd2 c5 13. dxc5 Nxc5 14.
Nxc5 Bxc5 15. b4 Be7 16. Rab1 Rac8 17. h3 Qa6 18. b5 Qxa2 19. Ra1 Qxc4 20.
Qxc4 Rxc4 21. Rxa7 Rb8 22. Rfa1 Bc5 23. Ra8 Rf8 24. Rxf8+ Kxf8 25. Ra8+ Ke7
26. Ba5 Rc1+ 27. Kh2 Bxf2 28. Rb8 Ne4 29. Rxb7+ Kf6 30. Bd8+ Kg6 31. Nh4+
Kh6 32. g4 f6 33. Nf3 Bg3+ 34. Kg2 Rc2+ 35. Kg1 Rf2 36. Nd4 Bh2+ 0-1

June 06, 2020

Greg Turner(1797) - Charles Herbers(1970)   Jack Smith Memorial   March 26, 2005 
C50: Giuoco Piano

1. e4 Nc6 2. Nf3 e5 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O d6 5. h3 Nf6 6. d3 O-O 7. Be3 Bb6 8.
a3 Qe7 9. Nc3 h6 10. Ne2 Nh5 11. Qd2 Kh7 12. d4 f5 13. exf5 Rxf5 14. dxe5
Rxf3 15. gxf3 Nxe5 16. Bd3+ Kh8 17. Kg2 Bxh3+ 18. Kxh3 Nxf3 19. Qb4 Bxe3 20.
Qg4 Ng5+ 21. Kg2 Nf6 22. Qf5 Bd2 23. Rad1 Rf8 24. Nf4 Bxf4 25. Qxf4 Nfe4 26.
Qg4 d5 27. f4 Nf6 28. Qe2 Nge4 29. Bxe4 dxe4 30. f5 Qe5 31. c3 c6 32. Rd4
Re8 33. Qd1 e3 34. Qe2 c5 35. Rd3 Qe4+ 36. Rf3 Nd5 37. Kg3 h5 38. Rf1 h4+
39. Kh3 Qxd3 40. Qh5+ Kg8 41. Qxe8+ Kh7 1/2-1/2

June 05, 2020

Sam O'Bar(1648) - Tony Maneclang(1634)    Spring Swiss   April 29, 2005 
C42: Petrov three knights game

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Bc4 O-O 5. Nxe5 Bxc3 6. dxc3 d6 7. Nxf7
Rxf7 8. Bxf7+ Kxf7 9. O-O Nc6 10. f4 Qe7 11. Re1 Kg8 12. e5 dxe5 13. fxe5
Ng4 14. b4 Be6 15. a4 Rd8 16. Qe2 Nb8 17. h3 Nh6 18. Bxh6 gxh6 19. Qe3 Qg5
20. Qxa7 Bxh3 21. Qxb7 Kh8 22. Rad1 Rg8 23. Qf3 Bxg2 24. Qf6+ Qxf6 25. exf6
Bf3+ 26. Kh2 Bxd1 27. f7 Rf8 28. Rxd1 Kg7 29. b5 Rxf7 30. Rd8 Rf8 31. Rxf8
Kxf8 32. a5 Ke7 33. a6 Nd7 34. b6 Nxb6 35. c4 Nxc4 0-1

June 04, 2020

Jared Taylor(1796) - Allan Bogle(1801)   Mid-Summer Open 2  July 16, 2005 
B23: Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 a6 3. g3 b5 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. d3 e6 6. f4 Qc7 7. Nf3 Nf6 8. O-O
Be7 9. e5 Nd5 10. Nxd5 Bxd5 11. Nd2 Bxg2 12. Kxg2 d6 13. Qf3 Qc6 14. Qxc6+
Nxc6 15. exd6 Bxd6 16. Ne4 Ke7 17. Be3 Nd4 18. Bxd4 cxd4 19. Kf3 Rac8 20.
Rac1 Rc7 21. Nxd6 Kxd6 22. Ke4 Rhc8 23. Rf2 Kc5 24. f5 Re8 25. fxe6 Rxe6+
26. Kf3 Rce7 27. Rcf1 Kd5 28. Kg2 f6 29. Rf4 Re5 30. Rf5 Rxf5 31. Rxf5+ Re5
32. Rxe5+ Kxe5 33. Kf2 g5 34. Kf3 Kf5 35. g4+ Ke5 36. Kg2 h6 37. h3 f5 38.
gxf5 Kxf5 39. Kf3 h5 40. Kg3 g4 41. c3 gxh3 42. Kxh3 Kf4 0-1

June 03, 2020

Gainer Phay(1809) - Nathaniel Jackson(2133)   8th Memphis Chess Classic     October 09, 2005 
E80: King's Indian: Sämisch variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 c6 6. Be3 a6 7. a4 b6 8. Nge2
Nbd7 9. d5 c5 10. Qd2 Ne5 11. Nc1 e6 12. Bh6 Bxh6 13. Qxh6 exd5 14. cxd5 Rg8
15. Qe3 g5 16. Nb3 Bd7 17. Nd2 h6 18. Nc4 Nxc4 19. Bxc4 Qe7 20. O-O Nh5 21.
Qd2 Qe5 22. Ne2 Nf4 23. Ng3 Kf8 24. Qc3 f6 25. Qxe5 fxe5 26. Ra3 Kf7 27. Rb3
Rgb8 28. Ra1 h5 29. Ne2 b5 30. axb5 axb5 31. Rxa8 Rxa8 32. Nxf4 bxc4 33. Rb7
Ke7 34. Nxh5 Ra1+ 35. Kf2 Ra2 36. Kg3 Kd8 37. Nf6 Ba4 38. h4 gxh4+ 39. Kxh4
Bb3 40. Rd7+ Kc8 41. Rxd6 Ba4 42. Ra6 Kb7 43. Ra5 Kb6 44. Ra8 Kb5 45. d6 Kb4
46. d7 Bxd7 47. Rxa2 Bc6 48. Ra3 Ba4 49. Nd5+ Kb5 50. Nc3+ Kb4 51. Nxa4 1-0

June 02, 2020

Philip Maclin(1400) - Mark Cobb(1877)   Jack Smith Memorial   March 26, 2005 
E90: King's Indian: Classical

1. Nf3 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 g6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. h3 O-O 6. e4 c5 7. d5 b5 8. cxb5
a6 9. Be3 axb5 10. Bxb5 Ba6 11. a4 Qa5 12. O-O Ne8 13. Bxa6 Nxa6 14. Rb1 Nb4
15. Nd2 Nc7 16. Nc4 Qa6 17. Na3 Rfb8 18. Nc2 Nd3 19. Nb5 Nxb5 20. Qxd3 Nd4
21. Qxa6 Rxa6 22. Nxd4 cxd4 23. Bd2 Rxa4 24. b4 Ra2 25. Rfd1 Rc8 26. b5 Rb8
27. b6 Ra6 28. b7 Bf8 29. Rdc1 Ra7 30. Rc8 Raxb7 31. Rxb8 1-0

June 01, 2020

Douglas Stewart(1851) - Charles Herbers(1970)   Jack Smith Memorial   March 26, 2005 
C53: Giuoco Piano

1. e4 Nc6 2. Nf3 e5 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 d6 5. b4 Bb6 6. a4 a5 7. b5 Nce7 8. Qb3
Nh6 9. d4 O-O 10. Bxh6 gxh6 11. dxe5 Ng6 12. exd6 Nf4 13. dxc7 Bxc7 14. O-O
Qf6 15. Nbd2 Bg4 16. Rae1 Qg6 17. Nh4 Qh5 18. g3 Rad8 19. Qc2 Nh3+ 20. Kg2
Ng5 21. f4 Bh3+ 22. Kh1 Bxf1 23. Bxf1 Bxf4 24. Be2 Rxd2 25. Bxh5 Rxc2 26.
gxf4 Ne6 27. Rg1+ Kh8 28. f5 Ng5 29. e5 Rxc3 30. Rd1 Rc4 31. Nf3 Rf4 32.
Nxg5 hxg5 33. e6 fxe6 34. fxe6 Rf1+ 35. Rxf1 Rxf1+ 36. Kg2 Re1 37. Bg4 Kg7
38. Bf3 b6 39. Bd5 Kf6 40. Kf2 Ra1 41. Bb3 Ra3 0-1

May 31, 2020

Douglas Stewart(1958) - Kenneth Turner(1877)   45th Mid-South Open    November 27, 2005 
C43: Petrov: modern attack, Symmetrical variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. d4 Nxe4 4. Bd3 d5 5. Nxe5 Bf5 6. Qf3 Qf6 7. Nd2 Nc6
8. Nxc6 bxc6 9. O-O Nd6 10. Re1+ Be7 11. c4 Be6 12. c5 Nf5 13. Bxf5 Bxf5 14.
Qc3 O-O 15. Nf3 h6 16. Bf4 Bd8 17. Ne5 Re8 18. Re3 h5 19. Ng4 hxg4 20. Rxe8+
Kh7 21. Be5 Qg6 22. Bxc7 Bxc7 23. Rxa8 Qh5 24. g3 Be4 25. Re1 f5 26. Rxe4
dxe4 27. Qe3 Qf7 28. Qg5 f4 29. Qh4+ Kg6 30. Qxg4+ Kf6 31. Rxa7 g5 32. gxf4
gxf4 33. Qh4+ Ke6 34. Qh3+ Kd5 35. Qb3+ 1-0

May 30, 2020

Joe Mooney(1896) - John Bunch(1875)   James Wright Memorial 2  August 06, 2005 
D02: London System

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bf4 c6 4. Nbd2 Bf5 5. e3 e6 6. Bd3 Bxd3 7. cxd3 Bd6
8. Ne5 Nbd7 9. h3 Qe7 10. Qb3 Rb8 11. O-O O-O 12. Ndf3 Nh5 13. Bh2 f5 14.
Qd1 Nhf6 15. Rc1 Rbc8 16. a3 c5 17. Bf4 cxd4 18. exd4 Bxe5 19. dxe5 Rxc1 20.
Qxc1 Ne8 21. b4 Nb6 22. Bg5 Qd7 23. Qc5 Rf7 24. Nd4 f4 25. f3 h6 26. Bh4 g5
27. Bf2 Re7 28. Rc1 Kf7 29. Nb5 Na4 30. Nd6+ Kg7 31. Qxa7 Nb2 32. Qd4 1-0

May 29, 2020

David Kernell(1826) - Tony Maneclang(1630)   Jim Mitchell Memorial 8  December 09, 2005 
A04: Réti opening

1. Nf3 c5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 d5 6. c4 Qa5+ 7. Nc3 dxc4
8. O-O Bg7 9. Bf4 e5 10. Ndb5 exf4 11. Qd6 Na6 12. e4 Qd8 13. e5 Qxd6 14.
Nxd6+ Ke7 15. Nxc8+ Raxc8 16. exf6+ Bxf6 17. Nd5+ Ke6 18. Nxf6 Kxf6 19. Bxb7
Rb8 20. Bxa6 Rxb2 21. Bxc4 Rd8 22. Rad1 Rxd1 23. Rxd1 fxg3 24. fxg3 Rb4 25.
Bb3 h5 26. Kf2 Kg5 27. Kf3 f5 28. h4+ Kh6 29. Rd6 Rb6 30. Rxb6 axb6 31. Kf4
Kg7 32. Kg5 1-0

May 28, 2020

Bruce Garnett(1630) - Jonathan Wade(1543)   44th Mid-South Open  November 27, 2004 
A30: English: symmetrical variation

1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. g3 Nf6 4. Nc3 d6 5. Rb1 g6 6. Bg2 Bg7 7. d3 O-O 8.
Bd2 Bd7 9. a3 a6 10. b4 Rb8 11. b5 Nd4 12. e3 Nxf3+ 13. Bxf3 Bh3 14. g4 Nd7
15. g5 Ne5 16. Be2 f6 17. f4 Nf7 18. Bg4 Bxg4 19. Qxg4 fxg5 20. h4 gxf4 21.
exf4 Qc8 22. Qg3 Nh6 23. Rg1 Nf5 24. Qg4 Nd4 25. Qg2 Nc2+ 26. Kd1 Bxc3 27.
Bxc3 Ne3+ 0-1

May 27, 2020

Douglas Stewart(1787) - David Kernell(1618)    44th Mid-South Open  November 27, 2004
B12: Caro-Kann: advance variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. dxc5 Nc6 5. Bb5 e6 6. Be3 Ne7 7. c3 Bd7 8.
Bxc6 Nxc6 9. Nf3 Qc7 10. Bd4 a5 11. Na3 Nxd4 12. cxd4 b6 13. cxb6 Qxb6 14.
Qb3 Bb4+ 15. Kf1 O-O 16. g3 f6 17. Nc2 Qa6+ 18. Kg2 Be7 19. Qe3 Bb5 20. Rhe1
Bd3 21. Rac1 Be4 22. Kg1 Bxf3 23. Qxf3 fxe5 24. Qg4 e4 25. Ne3 Bf6 26. Rc7
Rac8 27. Rxc8 Rxc8 28. Rd1 Rc6 29. Qh3 g6 30. Qg4 Qb6 31. Qf4 Bg7 32. b3 Qc7
33. Qg5 Kf7 34. Ng4 Qe7 35. Qf4+ Kg8 36. Qb8+ Qf8 37. Qb7 Rc2 38. Qd7 h5 39.
Qxe6+ Kh7 40. f4 hxg4 41. Qxg4 Qf5 42. Qh4+ Qh5 43. Qxh5+ gxh5 44. h3 Rxa2
45. g4 hxg4 46. hxg4 Bh6 47. g5 Bg7 48. f5 Rc2 49. f6 Bf8 50. Ra1 Bb4 51.
Rf1 Bc3 52. Rf5 Bxd4+ 53. Kf1 Rc5 54. Ke1 Kg8 55. f7+ Kf8 0-1

May 26, 2020

Steven Reynolds(1054) - J. Stanton Polk(1725)   Candidates  January 03, 2004 
B01: Scandinavian: Icelandic gambit

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. dxe6 Bc5 5. exf7+ Kxf7 6. d4 Bxd4 7. Nf3
Bxf2+ 8. Kxf2 Qxd1 9. Nc3 Qc2+ 10. Be2 Re8 11. Re1 Nc6 12. h3 Bf5 13. Kf1
Rxe2 14. Rxe2 Bd3 15. Kf2 Bxe2 16. Nxe2 Re8 17. Be3 Ne4+ 18. Ke1 Nc5 19. Rc1
Nd3+ 0-1

May 25, 2020

William Polk(1322) - Gary Pylant(1800)  King Open 3  March 12, 2004 
A45: Canard opening

1. d4 Nf6 2. f4 d6 3. e3 g6 4. Bd3 Bg7 5. Nc3 O-O 6. Nf3 c5 7. O-O cxd4 8.
Nxd4 Nc6 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. Bd2 Rb8 11. Rb1 Qc7 12. h3 e5 13. fxe5 dxe5 14. e4
Be6 15. b3 Nd7 16. Be3 f5 17. exf5 gxf5 18. Na4 c5 19. c4 Rbd8 20. Qc1 f4
21. Bf2 f3 22. g4 Rf4 23. Be3 Rf7 24. Be4 Rdf8 25. Qd1 h5 26. Rxf3 hxg4 27.
Rxf7 Rxf7 28. hxg4 Nf6 29. Bg6 Rd7 30. Qf1 e4 31. Bf4 Qa5 32. g5 Ng4 33. Rd1
Bd4+ 34. Kg2 Nf2 35. Rxd4 Bh3+ 36. Kxf2 Bxf1 37. Rxd7 Bh3 38. Bh7+ Kf8 39.
Bd6+ Ke8 40. Re7+ Kd8 41. Bc7+ 1-0

May 24, 2020

Jonathan Beatty(1388) - Gerald Larson(2129)   Pawn Power Open   April 18, 2004 
A02: Bird's opening

1. f4 c5 2. b3 Nc6 3. Bb2 e6 4. e3 Nf6 5. Bb5 Be7 6. Nf3 Qc7 7. O-O d6 8.
Qe1 Bd7 9. Qg3 Rg8 10. Ng5 O-O-O 11. Nxf7 Rdf8 12. Ng5 h6 13. Nf3 g5 14.
fxg5 Ne4 15. Qg4 Nxg5 16. Nxg5 Rxf1+ 17. Kxf1 Rxg5 18. Qe2 a6 19. Bxa6 bxa6
20. Qxa6+ Kb8 21. Na3 Nb4 22. Qc4 d5 23. Qc3 Qxh2 24. Qh8+ Kb7 0-1

May 23, 2020

Kent Stratton(1422) - Carlos Sims(1734)   Ivory Pawn    July 30, 2004 
C40: Latvian counter-gambit

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 f5 3. Nxe5 Qf6 4. d4 Nc6 5. Nxc6 dxc6 6. e5 Qg6 7. c4 Be6 8.
Nc3 O-O-O 9. g3 a6 10. a4 h5 11. Be3 h4 12. Qf3 Bb4 13. O-O-O Bxc3 14. bxc3
hxg3 15. fxg3 Qf7 16. Qe2 Nh6 17. h3 Ng4 18. Bg5 Rde8 19. Rg1 Qg6 20. Bf4
Nh6 21. d5 Bd7 22. e6 Qf6 23. exd7+ Kxd7 24. dxc6+ Kc8 25. cxb7+ Kb8 26. Qb2
g5 27. Bd2 Nf7 28. c5 Ne5 29. c4 Rd8 30. Bc3 Rxd1+ 31. Kxd1 Qd8+ 32. Kc2 Nf3
33. Bxh8 Nxg1 34. Qd4 Qe8 35. Qxg1 Qxh8 36. Qe3 Qg8 37. Qe5 f4 38. Qf6 Qh7+
39. Bd3 Qxh3 40. Qxa6 Qg2+ 41. Kc3 Qxb7 42. Qxb7+ Kxb7 43. gxf4 gxf4 44.
Be4+ Ka7 45. Kb4 Ka6 46. a5 Ka7 47. Kb5 Kb8 48. Ka6 Kc8 49. Ka7 c6 50. Bxc6
Kc7 51. Bf3 Kc8 52. Kb6 Kd7 53. a6 Ke6 54. a7 Kf5 55. a8=Q Ke5 56. Qe4+ Kf6
57. Qxf4+ Kg6 58. c6 Kh7 59. Qg5 Kh8 60. c7 Kh7 61. Be4+ Kh8 62. c8=R# 1-0

May 22, 2020

Carlos Sims (1682) - Gurukumar Swami(2108)     City Championship  February 03, 2004 
C89: Ruy Lopez: Marshall counter-attack, 11...c6

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8.
c3 d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Nxe5 Nxe5 11. Rxe5 c6 12. Bxd5 cxd5 13. d4 Bd6 14.
Re1 Qh4 15. g3 Qh3 16. Qf3 Ra7 17. Qg2 Qh5 18. f3 Bh3 19. Qf2 f5 20. f4 Re8
21. Be3 Rae7 22. Nd2 g5 23. fxg5 f4 24. gxf4 Qg4+ 25. Kh1 Rxe3 26. Rxe3 Rxe3
27. Rg1 Re2 28. Rxg4 Rxf2 29. Rg3 Bxf4 30. Rxh3 Bxd2 31. Rh6 Bxg5 32. Rxa6
Rxb2 33. Rb6 Bd2 34. a4 Bxc3 35. axb5 Bxd4 36. Rb7 Bc5 37. Rd7 d4 38. Rd5
Rxb5 39. Kg2 Rb2+ 40. Kf3 Bb6 41. Rd6 d3 42. Rxd3 Rxh2 43. Rd7 Rf2+ 44. Kg3
Rf6 45. Rb7 Bf2+ 46. Kg2 Be3 47. Rd7 Rg6+ 48. Kh1 Rh6+ 49. Kg2 Bf4 50. Kg1
Rh4 51. Kg2 Be5 52. Re7 Bg7 53. Rd7 h5 54. Re7 Kh7 55. Re6 Rf4 56. Rc6 Bf6
57. Rc7+ Kg6 58. Rc6 Kg5 59. Rc8 Kg4 60. Rg8+ Bg5 61. Rg7 h4 62. Rg8 h3+ 63.
Kh2 Rf2+ 64. Kg1 Rd2 65. Rg7 Kh4 66. Rf7 Kg3 67. Rf1 Be3+ 68. Kh1 Rh2# 0-1

May 21, 2020

Kenneth Turner(1765) - J. Stanton Polk(1725)   City Championship  January 10, 2004 
B01: Scandinavian: Icelandic gambit

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. dxe6 Bc5 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. Be2 O-O 7. Nc3 fxe6
8. O-O e5 9. d3 Bf5 10. Be3 Qe7 11. a3 Rad8 12. Bxc5 Qxc5 13. b4 Qe7 14. Qc2
Bg4 15. Ne1 Nd4 16. Qb2 Bf5 17. f3 Nh5 18. Rf2 Nf4 19. Bf1 Qg5 20. Ne4 Bxe4
21. dxe4 Nh3+ 22. Kh1 Nxf2+ 23. Qxf2 Rf6 24. c5 Rh6 25. Rd1 Rf8 26. h3 Qh5
27. Nd3 Ne6 28. Kh2 Nf4 29. g4 Nxd3 30. Rxd3 Qxg4 31. Qa2+ Qe6 32. Qxe6+
Rxe6 33. Rd7 Ref6 34. Rxc7 Rxf3 35. Bc4+ Kh8 36. Rxb7 Rxa3 37. c6 Rc3 38.
Bd5 h6 39. Rxa7 Rf2+ 40. Kg1 Rb2 41. Rf7 Rxb4 42. h4 Rb2 43. h5 Rc1+ 44. Rf1
Rbb1 45. Rxc1 Rxc1+ 46. Kf2 Kh7 47. Kg3 g6 48. hxg6+ Kxg6 49. Kh4 h5 50. Kg3
Kg5 51. Kh3 h4 52. Kg2 Rc3 53. Kh2 h3 54. Be6 Rxc6 55. Bxh3 Rh6 56. Kg2 Rxh3
57. Kxh3 Kf4 58. Kg2 Kxe4 59. Kf1 Kd3 60. Ke1 e4 61. Kd1 e3 62. Ke1 e2  0-1

May 20, 2020

Alexander King(2346) - Leonard Ford(1660)  Memphis Chess Club Summer Invitational  July 23, 2016 round 3
A43: Old Benoni defense

1. d4 c5 2. d5 d6 3. c4 g6 4. e4 Bg7 5. Nf3 Bg4 6. h3 Bxf3 7. Qxf3 Nf6 8.
Nc3 Na6 9. Qd1 e6 10. Be2 exd5 11. exd5 O-O 12. O-O Nc7 13. a4 a6 14. Bf4
Re8 15. Qc2 Qd7 16. Rad1 Rad8 17. Rfe1 Na8 18. g4 Qc7 19. Kg2 Nb6 20. b3
Nfd7 21. Ne4 Ne5 22. Bg5 Rd7 23. f4 f5 24. Nf6+ Bxf6 25. Bxf6 Nf7 26. gxf5
Nh8 27. Ba1 gxf5 28. Bh5 Rxe1 29. Rxe1 Ng6 30. Bxg6 hxg6 31. Qc3 Rh7 32. Qf6
Qd7 33. Qxg6+ Rg7 34. Re8+ Qxe8 35. Qxg7# 1-0

May 19, 2020

Anderson-Weaver Free Chess Tournament at the Library! June 25, 2016 round 3
A10: Symmetrical English

1. c4 g6 2. Nf3 Bg7 3. e3 c5 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Be2 Nf6 6. O-O d5 7. b3 O-O 8. Bb2
d4 9. exd4 cxd4 10. Nd5 Nxd5 11. cxd5 Qxd5 12. Bc4 Qd8 13. d3 a6 14. a4 Rb8 15.
Qc2 Bg4 16. Ng5 e6 17. Ne4 e5 18. Ba3 Ne7 19. Ng5 Bf6 20. Nxf7 Rxf7 21. Bxf7+
Kxf7 22. f4 Kg7 23. fxe5 Bxe5 24. Rae1 Bd6 25. Qc4 Bxa3 26. Rf7+ Kh6 27. b4 Nc6
28. Re4 Bf5 29. Rxf5 gxf5 30. Qe6+ Kg7 31. Qxf5 Bxb4 32. Rg4+ Kh8 33. h4 Rc8
34. h5 Bd2 35. g3 Be3+ 36. Kg2 Qf8 37. Qxf8+ Rxf8 38. Kh3 Rf1 39. Re4 Rh1+ 40.
Kg4 Na5 41. Kf3 Rxh5 42. Re8+ Kg7 43. Re7+ Kg6 44. Rxb7 0-1

May 18, 2020

Kovalic-Beatty 56th Mid-South Open, November 21, 2015 round 1
E62: King's Indian: fianchetto, Kavalek (Bronstein) variation

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Nc3 O-O 5. Bg2 d6 6. d4 c6 7. O-O Qa5 8. h3
Qb4 9. Qb3 a5 10. e4 Nfd7 11. Be3 Na6 12. Nd2 e5 13. d5 Qxb3 14. Nxb3 Nb4
15. dxc6 bxc6 16. Rad1 f5 17. exf5 gxf5 18. Rxd6 f4 19. a3 Nc2 20. Bxc6 Rb8
21. Bxd7 Bxd7 22. Rxd7 fxe3 23. Nc5 Bh6 24. f4 exf4 25. Rd6 Bg7 26. Rc1 Nd4
27. gxf4 Rxb2 28. Nd3 Nf3+ 29. Kf1 Bxc3 30. Nxb2 Bxb2 31. Rc2 Bxa3 32. c5
Rxf4 33. Rc3 Nd4+ 34. Kg2 Rf2+ 35. Kh1 Nf3 0-1

May 17, 2020

Horobetz-Shimanov Memphis Open June 05, 2016 round 4
B19: Caro-Kann: classical, 6.h4

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. h4 h6 7. Nf3 e6 8.
h5 Bh7 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 Nf6 11. Bd2 c5 12. O-O-O Nc6 13. Be3 Qa5 14. Qb3
O-O-O 15. Kb1 Bd6 16. dxc5 Bxc5 17. Nd2 Be7 18. Nc4 Qc7 19. c3 Ng4 20. Qc2
Na5 21. Rxd8+ Rxd8 22. Nxa5 Nxe3 23. fxe3 Qxa5 24. Rd1 Qe5 25. Rxd8+ Bxd8
26. Nf1 Qxh5 27. Kc1 Qg4 28. Qf2 f5 29. Nd2 Bb6 30. Kc2 g5 31. Qf1 Qa4+ 32.
Kb1 0-1

May 16, 2020

Graham Horobetz(2288) - Alexander King(2346)  Memphis Chess Club Summer Invitational  July 23, 2016 round 2
B42: Sicilian: Kan Variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Bd3 Qc7 6. O-O Nf6 7. Qe2 d6 8.
Kh1 g6 9. f4 Bg7 10. a4 O-O 11. a5 e5 12. Nb3 Nc6 13. Be3 exf4 14. Bxf4 Be6
15. c4 Nh5 16. Be3 Ne5 17. Bb6 Qe7 18. Nc3 Ng4 19. g3 Be5 20. Nd5 Qg5 21. Qd2
Qxd2 22. Nxd2 Bxb2 23. Rab1 Be5 24. Kg2 Nxh2 25. Kxh2 Nxg3 26. Kg2 Nxf1 27.
Bxf1 Bxd5 28. cxd5 f5 29. Nc4 Bf4 30. e5 dxe5 31. d6 e4 32. d7 Bg5 33. Nd6 f4
34. Nxe4 f3+ 35. Kh3 Be7 36. Bc4+ Kg7 37. Bd4+ Kh6 38. Kg4 g5 39. Rb6+ 1-0

May 15, 2020

Delgado-Fulcher, Free at the Library!, December 15, 2018  round 3
C67: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence: 4 0-0 Nxe4

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Nxc6 dxc6
8. Ba4 O-O 9. Qe2 Be6 10. Bb3 Bxb3 11. axb3 Re8 12. d3 Bg5 13. Be3 Nf5 14. Qd2
Qe7 15. Qe2 Nxe3 16. fxe3 Bxe3+ 17. Kh1 Bg5 18. Qxe7 Rxe7 19. Rxe7 Bxe7 20. Nc3
Bf6 21. Re1 Kf8 22. Na4 Re8 23. Rxe8+ Kxe8 24. c3 b6 25. Kg1 Kd7 26. Kf2 Kd6
27. Ke3 b5 28. Ke4 bxa4 29. bxa4 g6 30. d4 c5 31. b4 cxb4 32. cxb4 Bg5 33. g3
Bd2 34. b5 Bg5 35. h4 Bf6 36. a5 c5 37. b6 axb6 38. axb6 Kc6 39. dxc5 h5 40.
Kf4 Bc3 41. Ke4 f6 42. Kf4 Be5+ 43. Kf3 Kxc5 44. g4 hxg4+ 45. Kxg4 Kxb6 46. h5
f5+ 47. Kg5 f4 48. hxg6 f3 49. Kf5 Bg7 50. Ke6 f2 51. Kf7 Bc3 52. g7 Bxg7 53.
Kxg7 f1=Q 54. Kg6 Qf4 55. Kg7 Qf5 56. Kh6 Qg4 57. Kh7 Qg5 58. Kh8 Kc7 59. Kh7
Kd7 60. Kh8 Ke7 0-1

May 14, 2020

Horobetz-Kong, 59th Mid-South Open, November 18, 2018  round 5
C00: French: Unusual White 2nd moves

1. e4 e6 2. d3 d5 3. Nd2 Nf6 4. Ngf3 dxe4 5. dxe4 Bc5 6. Bd3 O-O 7. e5 Nd5 8.
Ne4 Be7 9. c3 c5 10. Qe2 b6 11. Neg5 h6 12. Nh7 Re8 13. h4 Nd7 14. g4 Nf8 15.
Nxf8 Bxf8 16. g5 Bb7 17. gxh6 Ne7 18. hxg7 Bxg7 19. Rg1 Ng6 20. Be4 Bxe4 21.
Qxe4 Kf8 22. h5 Ne7 23. Ng5 Nd5 24. c4 Nb4 25. Nh7+ 1-0