Game of the Day 2021a

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June 16, 2021

Allan Bogle(1778) - Alex Sytnytsky(1382)   Pumpkin Swiss October 16, 2009  round 5
A02: Bird's opening

1. f4 b6 2. Nf3 Bb7 3. b3 Nc6 4. e3 h6 5. Bb2 e6 6. Bb5 Nf6 7. Bxc6 Bxc6 8.
O-O Ng4 9. h3 Nf6 10. d3 Nd5 11. Qe2 Bc5 12. d4 Bd6 13. Ne5 Bxe5 14. fxe5
Qg5 15. Bc1 Qg6 16. a3 f5 17. c4 Ne7 18. Nd2 Qf7 19. e4 O-O-O 20. Bb2 Rhf8
21. Rac1 Qg6 22. d5 Ba8 23. c5 exd5 24. cxb6 Qxb6+ 25. Kh1 fxe4 26. b4 Nf5
27. Qg4 Ne3 28. Qxg7 Nxf1 29. Nb3 Rg8 30. Qf7 Rdf8 31. Qe7 Qg6 32. g4 e3 33.
Nc5 d4+ 34. Kg1 Qc6 35. Ne4 Qxe4 0-1

June 15, 2021

Tony Maneclang(1732) - Carlos Sims(2012)  City Championship  February 19, 2010  round 5
E62: King's Indian: fianchetto without c4

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. d4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 d6 5. O-O O-O 6. c4 c6 7. Nc3 Qc7 8.
Bg5 h6 9. Bf4 Nh5 10. Bd2 e5 11. dxe5 dxe5 12. e4 Na6 13. Be3 Be6 14. Qe2
Nf6 15. h3 Rfe8 16. Rfd1 Red8 17. Rac1 Nh5 18. a3 f6 19. b4 Qf7 20. Bf1 f5
21. exf5 gxf5 22. Na4 f4 23. gxf4 Nxf4 24. Bxf4 Qxf4 25. Qe3 Rxd1 26. Rxd1
Qxe3 27. fxe3 b5 28. Rd6 Bc8 29. cxb5 cxb5 30. Bxb5 Nc7 31. Bc6 Rb8 32. Rd8+
Kf7 33. Bd7 Bxd7 34. Rxd7+ Kg6 35. Rxc7 a5 36. Rc4 axb4 37. axb4 Rg8 38. Nc5
h5 39. e4 Bh6 40. Kf2 Re8 41. Nd3 Ra8 42. Ndxe5+ Kh7 43. Rc7+ Kg8 44. Rc2
Bf4 45. Ke2 Rb8 46. Nd3 Bh6 47. Rb2 Bg7 48. e5 Rb5 49. Ke3 Kf7 50. Ke4 Rb6
51. b5 Ke8 52. Rb3 Kf7 53. Kd5 Bf8 54. Nf4 Bh6 55. Nxh5 Bc1 56. Nf6 Ke7 57.
Nd4 Bf4 58. Nc6+ Kf7 59. h4 Bh6 60. h5 Bc1 1-0

June 14, 2021

Weaver-Smith King Cotton Open, April 23, 1978  
A21: English Opening

1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 f5 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 d6 5. e3 Be7 6. Nge2 c6
7. O-O Be6 8. b3 Nbd7 9. Bb2 O-O 10. d4 e4 11. d5 Bf7
12. dxc6 bxc6 13. Nd4 Ne5 14. Nxf5 Bh5 15. Qc2 Nf3+
16. Kh1 d5 17. Nxe7+ Qxe7 18. cxd5 cxd5 19. h3 Qd7
20. Ne2 Ng4 21. hxg4 Bxg4 22. Ng1 Qf5 23. Nxf3 exf3
24. Qxf5 Rxf5 25. Kg1 fxg2 26. Rfc1 Bf3 27. g4 Rg5 28. Bd4
Rxg4 29. Kh2 h5 30. Kh3 Rf8 31. Be5 Be4 32. f4 g5 33. Rc7
Rf7 34. Rxf7 Kxf7 35. Rg1 Rh4+ 36. Kg3 Rh1 37. Rxg2 Bxg2
38. Kxg2 Rd1 39. fxg5 Rd2+ 40. Kf3 Rxa2 41. b4 Kg6 42. Bf6
Ra4 43. Be7 Ra6 44. Kf4 Re6 45. Bd8 a6 46. Bf6 Re4+ 0-1

June 13, 2021

Smith-Edwards 1983 Tennessee Postal Chess Championship, 1983-1985   
C40: Latvian Gambit

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 f5 3. Bc4 fxe4 4. Nxe5 Qg5 5. d4 Qxg2
6. Qh5+ g6 7. Bf7+ Kd8 8. Bxg6 Qxh1+ 9. Ke2 c6 10. Nc3
Nf6 11. Qg5 Be7 12. Nf7+ Ke8 13. Ne5+ Kd8 14. Bf4 Qxa1
15. Nf7+ Ke8 16. Nd6+ Kd8 17. Nxb7+ Bxb7 18. Qa5+ Kc8
19. Qc7# 1-0

June 12, 2021

Weaver-Smith Mid-South Open, November 24, 1991
A38: English Opening

1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. Nf3 O-O 5. O-O c5 6. Nc3 d6 7. b3 Nc6 8. Bb2
Bd7 9. d4 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Qc8 11. Re1 Bh3 12. Bh1 Nxd4 13. Qxd4 Ng4 14. Qd3 Bh6
15. Nd5 Re8 16. Qc3 f6 17. e4 Ne5 18. Bc1 Bxc1 19. Raxc1 Kf7 20. Ne3 h5 21. f4
Nc6 22. c5 dxc5 23. Qxc5 h4 24. Nf1 hxg3 25. Nxg3 e5 26. Qd5+ Be6 27. Qd2 Rd8
28. Qf2 Qc7 29. fxe5 Qxe5 30. Rc5 Qd4 31. Rec1 Qxf2+ 32. Kxf2 Rd2+ 33. Ke3 Rad8
34. Ne2 R8d3+ 35. Kf2 Rh3 36. R1c2 Rxh2+ 37. Bg2 Rxc2 38. Rxc2 g5 39. Kg3 Rh8
40. Bf3 Rd8 41. Bh5+ Ke7 42. Bg6 Rd3+ 43. Kf2 Kd6 44. e5+ Nxe5 45. Bxd3 Nxd3+
46. Ke3 Ne5 47. Nd4 Bd7 48. Ke4 Nc6 1/2-1/2

June 11, 2021

Greg Turner(1922) - Graham Horobetz(2016)  Jack Smith Memorial 6  March 27, 2010  round 3
B27: Sicilian: Hungarian variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. Bc4 Bg7 5. a3 Nf6 6. d3 O-O 7. O-O h6 8.
Be3 d6 9. h3 e6 10. e5 dxe5 11. Bxc5 Re8 12. Bb5 Nd5 13. Ne4 Qc7 14. Bd6 Qb6
15. c4 Nf4 16. Bxe5 Bxe5 17. Nxe5 Rd8 18. Bxc6 bxc6 19. Qg4 Nxd3 20. Nxg6 f5
21. Ne7+ Kf7 22. Qg6+ 1-0

June 10, 2021

Davison-Long Arkansas Open, March 14, 2010 
A48: London System

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bf4 Bg7 4. e3 d6 5. h3 Nbd7 6. Nbd2 c5 7. c3 O-O 8. Be2
b6 9. O-O Bb7 10. a4 a6 11. Bh2 Re8 12. b4 cxb4 13. cxb4 Rc8 14. Rc1 Rxc1 15.
Qxc1 Qa8 16. Qb2 Rc8 17. Rc1 Rxc1+ 18. Qxc1 Nd5 19. b5 a5 20. e4 Nb4 21. Qc7
Qc8 22. Qxc8+ Bxc8 23. e5 d5 24. Nb1 Nf8 25. Bf4 Bf5 26. Nc3 Ne6 27. Be3 Bc2
28. Bd1 Bxd1 29. Nxd1 Nc2 30. Nc3 Nxe3 31. fxe3 Nc7 32. Kf2 f6 33. exf6 Bxf6
34. Ke2 Kf7 35. Kd3 e6 36. e4 1/2-1/2

June 09, 2021

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 08, 2021

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 07, 2021

Alex Sytnytsky(1437) - Charlie Durham(1927)     Bluff City Open   April 24, 2010  round 4
B50: Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. h3 g6 4. Bc4 Bg7 5. c3 Nf6 6. d3 O-O 7. Be3 a6 8. a3
b5 9. Ba2 Bb7 10. Nbd2 Nbd7 11. O-O Qc7 12. Re1 Rfc8 13. Nf1 Nf8 14. Qd2 Ne6
15. Ng5 Nxg5 16. Bxg5 c4 17. f3 cxd3 18. Qxd3 h6 19. Be3 Nd7 20. Qd2 h5 21.
Bh6 Ne5 22. Bxg7 Kxg7 23. Rad1 Qc5+ 24. Kh1 Nc4 25. Qf4 Qe5 26. Qxe5+ Nxe5
27. Ne3 Rc7 28. Bd5 Rac8 29. Bxb7 Rxb7 30. f4 Nc4 31. Re2 a5 32. Rd5 Nxe3
33. Rxe3 b4 34. Rxa5 bxc3 35. Rxc3 Rxc3 36. bxc3 Rc7 37. e5 Rxc3 38. Kg1 d5
39. Rxd5 Rxa3 40. Rd2 Ra4 41. Rf2 Re4 42. Kh2 f6 43. exf6+ Kxf6 44. g4 hxg4
45. hxg4 g5 46. Kg3 Re3+ 47. Rf3 Rxf3+ 48. Kxf3 gxf4 49. Kxf4 e5+ 50. Ke4
Kg5 1/2-1/2

June 06, 2021

Wheeler-Davison 9th Southern Class Championship , April 24, 2010  
E08: Catalan Opening

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O Nbd7 7. Qc2 b6 8. Rd1
Bb7 9. cxd5 exd5 10. Nc3 c6 11. Bg5 Qc7 12. Rac1 a6 13. Nh4 Qd8 14. Nf5 Re8 15.
e4 dxe4 16. Nxe4 Nf8 17. Nxe7+ Qxe7 18. Re1 Ne6 19. Nxf6+ gxf6 20. Bh4 Qd6 21.
Rcd1 Nxd4 22. Qd3 Rxe1+ 23. Rxe1 Rd8 24. Be4 h6 25. Qd1 Re8 26. Qg4+ Kf8 27.
Rd1 Bc8 28. Qh5 Rxe4 29. Qxh6+ Ke7 30. Kg2 Bg4 31. Rd3 Qe6 32. h3 Bxh3+ 33. Kh2
Bf1 0-1

June 05, 2021

Hood-Thomas Memphis Candidates , January 1983 
B97: Sicilian Najdorf: Poison Pawn

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 Qb6 8. Qd2
Qxb2 9. Nb3 Qa3 10. Bxf6 gxf6 11. Be2 Nc6 12. O-O Bd7 13. Kh1 Rc8 14. Bh5 Bg7
15. f5 O-O 16. Rf3 Ne5 17. Rg3 Kh8 18. Rf1 Qb4 19. Qe3 Rc7 20. a3 Qxa3 21. Qb6
Rfc8 22. Ra1 Nc4 23. Qf2 Qb4 24. Rf1 Rf8 25. Rxg7 Kxg7 26. Qg3+ Kh8 27. Rf3 Ne5
28. Re3 Rg8 29. Qh4 Rxc3 30. Qxf6+ Rg7 31. Qd8+ Be8 32. Qxe8+ Rg8 33. Qe7 Nd7
34. Rxc3 Qxc3 35. g3 Qe1+ 36. Kg2 Qxe4+ 37. Bf3 Qxc2+ 38. Kh3 Qxf5+ 39. Kg2
Qc2+ 0-1

June 04, 2021

Minor-Estes Memphis-Nashville Match, 1982
B06: Modern Defence

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. Be3 c6 5. f3 Qc7 6. Qd2 b5 7. Bd3 Nd7 8. Nh3 a6
9. Nf2 e5 10. dxe5 dxe5 11. Rd1 Nb6 12. O-O b4 13. Nb1 a5 14. a3 bxa3 15. Nxa3
Be6 16. Bxb6 Qxb6 17. Bc4 Rd8 18. Qxd8+ Qxd8 19. Rxd8+ Kxd8 20. Bxe6 fxe6 21.
Nc4 Kc7 22. Ra1 Ne7 23. Rxa5 Rb8 24. Nd3 Nc8 25. Nc5 1-0

June 03, 2021

Smith-Johnson 15th Mid-South Open, December 01, 1975
C52: Evans gambit

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bxb4 5. c3 Ba5 6. d4 exd4 7. O-O d6 8.
cxd4 Bg4 9. Qb3 Bb6 10. Bxf7+ Ke7 11. h3 Bxf3 1-0

June 02, 2021

Maclin-Hurt, City Championship 1977
A06: Réti opening

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. b3 d5 3. Bb2 c5 4. e3 Nc6 5. Bb5 e6 6. O-O Qc7 7. Ne5 Nd7 8.
Bxc6 bxc6 9. f4 Rb8 10. d3 a5 11. Nd2 a4 12. Nxd7 Qxd7 13. Qg4 f6 14. Rf3
Qf7 15. e4 h5 16. Qh3 Qg6 17. f5 Qg4 18. Qxg4 hxg4 19. Re3 exf5 20. exd5+
Kd8 21. dxc6 Bd6 22. Rae1 Bxh2+ 23. Kf2 f4 24. Re7 Bg3+ 25. Kg1 Bxe1 26.
Rxg7 Bxd2 27. c7+ Ke8 28. cxb8=Q Be3+ 29. Kf1 Rh1+ 30. Ke2 f3+ 31. Kxe3 Re1+
32. Kf4 1-0

June 01, 2021

Davison-Crawley Southern Class Championship, April 25, 2010 
A46: London System

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 a6 3. Bf4 c5 4. e3 Qb6 5. Qc1 Nc6 6. c3 d6 7. Bd3 Bg4 8. Nbd2
Rc8 9. Qb1 g6 10. h3 Bd7 11. O-O Bg7 12. Nc4 Qd8 13. Bxd6 exd6 14. Nxd6+ Kf8
15. Nxb7 Qc7 16. Nxc5 Nb8 17. Nxa6 Nxa6 18. Bxa6 Ra8 19. Bd3 Qb7 20. Ne5 Be6
21. c4 Nd7 22. Be4 Qa6 23. Nxd7+ Bxd7 24. Bxa8 Qxa8 25. Qd3 Qb7 26. d5 Qc7 27.
Rab1 Qe5 28. e4 f5 29. exf5 Bxf5 30. Qa3+ Kf7 31. Rbe1 Qxb2 32. Re7+ Kf8 33.
Qd6 1-0

May 31, 2021

Felt-Thomas City Championship 1970 
B25: Closed Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 Nc6 6. Nge2 e6 7. O-O Nge7 8. Be3
O-O 9. Qd2 Rb8 10. Bh6 Bxh6 11. Qxh6 d5 12. exd5 exd5 13. Rae1 b5 14. Qg5 f5
15. Nf4 d4 16. Ncd5 Rb7 17. Re2 Kh8 18. Nxe7 Rxe7 19. Bxc6 Rxe2 20. Qxd8 Rxd8
21. Nxe2 1-0

May 30, 2021

Smith-Thomas Summer Rating Tournament, July 29, 1975 
B26: Closed Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 e6 3. Nge2 Nc6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. d3 Nge7 7. Be3 Nd4 8. Qd2
d6 9. f4 Rb8 10. a4 a6 11. O-O b5 12. axb5 axb5 13. Bxd4 cxd4 14. Nd1 Qb6 15.
Kh1 Nc6 16. c3 O-O 17. g4 f5 18. gxf5 exf5 19. exf5 Bxf5 20. Ng3 Be6 21. Ne4
Ne7 22. Ng5 Bd5 23. Re1 Qb7 24. Rxe7 Bxg2+ 25. Qxg2 Qxe7 26. Nf2 Rxf4 27. Qd5+
Kh8 28. Nfe4 Rf5 29. Qxd6 Qxd6 30. Nxd6 Rxg5 31. Nf7+ Kg8 32. Nxg5 dxc3 33.
bxc3 Bxc3 34. Rb1 b4 35. Ne4 Bg7 36. Rb3 h6 37. Kg2 Kf7 38. Kf3 Ke6 39. Ke3 Kd5
40. Nc3+ Bxc3 0-1

May 29, 2021

Smith-Morgan City Championship, February 13, 1976   
C68: Ruy Lopez: Exchange variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. O-O Bg4 6. h3 h5 7. d3 Qf6 8.
Nbd2 Be6 9. Nb3 Bxb3 10. axb3 c5 11. b4 cxb4 12. d4 exd4 13. e5 Qb6 14. c3 bxc3
15. bxc3 dxc3 16. Be3 Qc6 17. Qb3 b5 18. Nd4 Qb7 19. Qxc3 Ne7 20. Qa5 c6 21.
Rfc1 Rg8 22. Nb3 Nd5 23. Bc5 g5 24. Bd6 Nf4 25. Nc5 Qc8 26. Kf1 g4 27. h4 Qd8
28. Qxd8+ Kxd8 29. Ne4 Bxd6 30. exd6 f5 31. Nc5 Rg6 32. Re1 Nd5 33. Re5 Rf6 34.
Rae1 Rf8 35. Ne6+ Kd7 36. Nxf8+ Rxf8 37. Re6 a5 38. Rh6 Nf6 39. Re5 Kxd6 40.
Rxf5 Ke6 41. Rhxh5 a4 42. Re5+ Kd6 43. Rhf5 Ra8 44. Re1 Nd5 45. h5 a3 46. Rf7
Rh8 47. Rg7 Rxh5 48. Ra7 b4 49. Rd1 a2 50. Ke2 c5 51. Rxa2 Kc6 52. Rc2 Nc3+ 53.
Rxc3 bxc3 54. Rc1 Rh2 55. g3 Kb5 56. Rxc3 Rh8 57. Re3 c4 58. Re5+ Kb4 59. Rg5
Re8+ 60. Kd1 Rd8+ 61. Kc2 Rf8 62. Rxg4 Rxf2+ 63. Kd1 1/2-1/2

May 28, 2021

Minor-Holyfield  Millington NAS Tornado, July 10, 1976
B72:  Sicilian Dragon: Classical variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 d6 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Be2 g6 7. Be3 Bg7 8. f4
Qb6 9. Qd3 Nxe4 10. Ndb5 Nc5 11. Bxc5 dxc5 12. Nd5 Qa5+ 13. b4 cxb4 14. Ndc7+
Kf8 15. O-O-O Bf5 16. Qb3 Rc8 17. g4 Be4 18. Rhe1 Rxc7 19. Qc4 Rc8 20. Qxe4
Qxa2 21. Bc4 Qb2+ 22. Kd2 a6 23. Ke2 axb5 24. Bb3 Nd4+ 25. Kf1 e6 26. Qxb7 Qc3
27. Re3 Qc6 28. Qxc6 Rxc6 29. Ra1 Nxb3 30. Ra8+ Ke7 31. Rxh8 Bxh8 32. Rxb3 Bc3
33. Kg2 Ra6 34. Rb1 Ra2 35. Rc1 b3 36. Kg3 Rxc2 0-1

May 27, 2021

Appleberry-Wright Memphis Candidates, January 10, 1981 
A34: English Opening

1. c4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 Nc7 7. d3 e5 8. Nd2
Be7 9. Nc4 Bf6 10. Bxc6+ bxc6 11. Qa4 Qd7 12. Be3 Ne6 13. Rc1 Bb7 14. Ne4 O-O
15. f3 Qd5 16. Ncd6 Rfb8 17. Nf5 Re8 18. Nxf6+ gxf6 19. Rxc5 Qd7 20. Qg4+ Kh8
21. Qh4 Qd8 22. Rc4 Rg8 23. Bd2 c5 24. Qxh7+ Kxh7 25. Rh4+ Kg6 26. Rh6+ Kxf5
27. e4+ 1-0

May 26, 2021

Mitchell-Rackley Ralph King Memorial , November 23, 1976 
C68: Ruy Lopez: Exchange variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. d4 Bg4 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Qd3 Bxf3 8.
gxf3 Qe7 9. dxe5 Qxe5 10. Bd4 Qg5 11. Nc3 O-O-O 12. Qe3 Qh4 13. O-O-O Be7 14.
Be5 Nh5 15. Kb1 Bg5 16. Qa7 Rd2 17. Rxd2 Bxd2 18. Rd1 Kd7 19. Rxd2+ Ke6 20. Bg3
Qg5 21. Qd4 Nxg3 22. fxg3 Qe7 23. e5 h6 24. Qg4+ 1-0

May 25, 2021

Sirias-Mangone Game in 1 Championship , August 07, 1993  
C64: Ruy Lopez

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Bc5 4. O-O Nge7 5. c3 O-O 6. d4 exd4 7. cxd4 Bb6 8.
d5 Nb8 9. d6 cxd6 10. Nc3 Nbc6 11. Bf4 Bc7 12. Bxd6 a6 13. Ba4 b5 14. Bb3 Bb7
15. Rc1 Rc8 16. e5 Na5 17. Bc2 Bxd6 18. Qxd6 Nc4 19. Qd3 Ng6 20. b3 Bxf3 21.
bxc4 Bg4 22. cxb5 axb5 23. Rfe1 Be6 24. Nd5 Bxd5 25. Qxd5 Qa5 26. Bb3 Nf4 27.
Qe4 Rxc1 28. Rxc1 Qd2 29. Rd1 Ne2+ 30. Kf1 Nc3 31. Qxh7+ Kxh7 32. Rxd2 Ra8 33.
Bxf7 1-0

May 24, 2021

Harvey-Minor Region VIII Open Championship, July 05, 1980 
B26: Closed Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 d6 6. Be3 Nf6 7. h3 Qa5 8. Qd2 h5
9. f4 Bd7 10. Nf3 O-O-O 11. O-O e6 12. d4 Ng4 13. hxg4 hxg4 14. Ne5 dxe5 15.
dxe5 Nd4 16. Bxd4 cxd4 17. Nb1 Qb6 18. Qc1 Bf8 19. Rd1 Bb5 20. Bf1 d3+ 21. Kg2
Rh2+ 0-1

May 23, 2021

Sirias-Herbers John Hurt, Memphis Open, May 29, 1993 
D07: Queen's Gambit

1. Nf3 Nc6 2. d4 d5 3. c4 dxc4 4. d5 Nb8 5. e4 e6 6. Bxc4 exd5 7. exd5 Bd6 8.
O-O Ne7 9. Nc3 O-O 10. Bg5 Bg4 11. Ne4 f5 12. Nxd6 Qxd6 13. Bxe7 1-0

May 22, 2021

Senn-Ferguson MCC Reserve, January 27, 1978 
E70: King's Indian Defence

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 O-O 5. e5 Ne8 6. Be3 d6 7. f4 c5 8. dxc5
Nc6 9. cxd6 exd6 10. exd6 Nxd6 11. Be2 Be6 12. Bc5 Nxc4 13. Bxf8 Qxf8 14. Bxc4
Bxc4 15. Nge2 Rd8 16. Qc1 Re8 17. O-O Bxe2 18. Nxe2 Rxe2 19. Qc4 Qe7 20. Rad1
Qe3+ 21. Kh1 Bd4 22. Rd3 Qf2 0-1

May 21, 2021

Hurt-Weaks Telephone Game, 1962 
B20: Sicilian Wing Gambit

1. e4 c5 2. b4 cxb4 3. a3 d5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. Nf3 e5 6. axb4 Bxb4 7. c3 Bc5 8.
Na3 Nf6 9. Bc4 Qe4+ 10. Be2 O-O 11. Nb5 Nc6 12. Ra4 Qf5 13. O-O Nd5 14. d4 exd4
15. Bd3 Qh5 16. cxd4 Be7 17. Be2 a6 18. Ne5 Qf5 19. Bf3 Be6 20. g4 Qb1 21. Bxd5
Bxd5 22. Nc3 Qb3 23. Nxc6 bxc6 24. Nxd5 Qxd5 25. Re1 Bd6 26. Ba3 Bxa3 27. Rxa3
Rfe8 28. Qa1 h6 29. Ra4 Qf3 30. Qd1 Qxd1 31. Rxd1 a5 32. Rc1 Ra6 1/2-1/2

May 20, 2021

Morgan-Thayer Memphis Ichthyoid Quads, 1975  
B74: Sicilian Dragon: Classical variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 d6 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Be2 g6 7. Be3 Bg7 8.
O-O O-O 9. Nb3 Be6 10. f4 Qd7 11. Kh1 Bg4 12. Bf3 Rfd8 13. h3 Bxf3 14. Qxf3 e6
15. Rad1 Qe7 16. Rf2 Ne8 17. Rfd2 Bxc3 18. bxc3 Ng7 19. g4 Qc7 20. h4 a5 21.
Qf2 Ra6 22. a4 h5 23. gxh5 Nxh5 24. c4 Nf6 25. Qg2 Raa8 26. f5 Kg7 27. Bg5 Ne5
28. h5 gxh5 29. fxe6 fxe6 30. Bxf6+ Kxf6 31. Rf1+ 1-0

May 19, 2021

Nahas-Cohen Mid-South Open, November 1969  
C40: Elephant Gambit

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d5 3. d4 dxe4 4. Nxe5 Bd6 5. Nc3 f6 6. Qh5+ g6 7. Nxg6 Bg4 8.
Qxg4 hxg6 9. Qxg6+ Kf8 10. Bc4 Qd7 11. Bxg8 Rxg8 12. Bh6+ Rg7 13. Qxf6+ Kg8 14.
Qxg7+ Qxg7 15. Bxg7 Kxg7 16. Nxe4 Be7 17. O-O-O Nc6 18. d5 1-0

May 18, 2021

Moore-Burnett Memphis Open 1983  
E70: King's Indian

1. d4 g6 2. c4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. Bg5 Nf6 5. e4 Nbd7 6. Be2 h6 7. Bf4 e5 8. dxe5
dxe5 9. Be3 c6 10. Nf3 Qe7 11. Nd2 Nc5 12. O-O O-O 13. b4 Ne6 14. c5 Rd8 15. f3
Nd4 16. Qa4 Be6 17. Bd1 a5 18. Rf2 b5 19. Qa3 Nd7 20. Nb3 axb4 21. Qxb4 Bxb3
22. Bxb3 Qxc5 23. Qxc5 Nxc5 24. Bd1 b4 25. Ne2 Ra3 26. Nxd4 exd4 27. Bc1 Ra6
28. Rb1 Rb6 29. Bf4 Rd7 30. Rd2 Ne6 31. Bg3 c5 32. Bb3 Ra6 33. Rc1 d3 34. e5
Nd4 35. Rxc5 Nxb3 36. axb3 Ra3 37. Rc8+ Kh7 38. Rb8 Rxb3 39. Kf2 Rd5 40. f4 g5
41. Rb7 gxf4 42. Bxf4 Kg6 43. Rb6+ Kf5 44. Bxh6 Bxe5 45. Be3 Bc3 46. Rd1 Ke4
0-1

May 17, 2021

Pickard-DaCunha Memphis Open 1983 
A45: Trompowsky Attack

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 e6 3. e3 Be7 4. Nd2 d5 5. Bd3 Nbd7 6. f4 c5 7. c3 b6 8. Qf3
Bb7 9. Ne2 h5 10. O-O g6 11. Rae1 Nh7 12. Bxe7 Qxe7 13. e4 O-O-O 14. e5 h4 15.
a4 f5 16. a5 c4 17. Bc2 g5 18. axb6 Nxb6 19. Ra1 Kb8 20. Rfb1 gxf4 21. Nxf4
Rdg8 22. Qf2 Ng5 23. b3 Ne4 24. Bxe4 fxe4 25. bxc4 dxc4 26. Qe3 Rg4 27. Nxe4
Qg7 28. Nxe6 Rxg2+ 29. Kh1 Qg4 30. d5 Re2 31. Rg1 Qxe4+ 32. Qxe4 Rxe4 33. Nc5
Bxd5 34. Na6+ Kc8 35. Nb4 Bb7 36. Rxa7 Re1+ 37. Rxb7 Rxg1+ 0-1

May 16, 2021

Harvey-Wright Mid-South Open, 1971  
B03: Alekhine's Defence

1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. d4 d6 4. c4 Nb6 5. exd6 cxd6 6. Be3 e6 7. Nc3 Be7 8. Nf3
O-O 9. Bd3 N8d7 10. h4 Nf6 11. Bg5 Qc7 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. Bxh7+ Kxh7 14. Ng5+
Kg8 15. Qh5 Bxg5 16. hxg5 1-0

May 15, 2021

Thomas-Sweets Tennessee Open, 1975 
A11: Reti Opening

1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 Bf5 4. c4 c6 5. cxd5 cxd5 6. Qb3 Qc8 7. Nc3 e6 8. d3
Nc6 9. Bf4 a6 10. Rc1 Bb4 11. O-O Bxc3 12. Rxc3 Qd7 13. Ne5 Nxe5 14. Bxe5 Rc8
15. Rfc1 O-O 16. Rc7 Rxc7 17. Rxc7 Qd8 18. Rxb7 Nd7 19. Bd6 Qa5 20. Bb4 Rc8 21.
Bxa5 Rc1+ 22. Bf1 Bh3 23. Rb8+ Nf8 24. Rxf8+ Kxf8 25. Qb8+ 1-0

May 14, 2021

Hurt-Jones Mid-South Open, 1968 
B28: Sicilian: O'Kelly variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 a6 3. c4 Nc6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nf6 6. Nc3 e5 7. Nc2 Bc5 8.
Be3 d6 9. Be2 Be6 10. O-O O-O 11. a3 a5 12. Bg5 Nd4 13. Ne3 Nxe2+ 14. Qxe2
h6 15. Bh4 g5 16. Bg3 Qc8 17. Ncd5 Nxd5 18. cxd5 Bd7 19. Rac1 a4 20. Rc3 f6
21. Rfc1 Qe8 22. f3 Rc8 23. Bf2 Qg6 24. g4 b6 25. Nc4 Bb5 26. Qd2 Bxc4 27.
Rxc4 Qe8 28. Bxc5 bxc5 29. Qc2 Ra8 30. Kg2 Qb5 31. Qd2 Rfb8 32. R1c2 Ra7 33.
h4 Qa5 34. Qf2 Rab7 35. Kg3 Rb3 36. hxg5 hxg5 37. Re2 Qb5 38. Rcc2 Kg7 39.
Qf1 Rb7 40. Qc1 Rb8 41. Rh2 Rh8 42. Rxh8 Kxh8 43. Rf2 Kg7 44. Rh2 Qd3 45.
Rf2 Rb8 46. Qc2 Qxc2 47. Rxc2 Kf7 48. Rc4 Ra8 49. Kf2 Ke7 50. Ke2 Kd7 51.
Kd2 Kc7 52. Kc3 Kb6 53. b4 axb3 54. Kxb3 Kb5 55. a4+ Ka5 56. Rc1 Rb8+ 57.
Kc2 Rb4 58. Rh1 Rxa4 59. Rh6 Kb4 60. Rxf6 Ra2+ 61. Kb1 Rf2 62. Rxd6 Rxf3 63.
Re6 c4 64. Rxe5 Kb3 65. Rf5 Re3 66. Kc1 c3 67. Rf1 Rxe4 68. d6 Ra4 69. Kd1
Rd4+ 70. Ke2 c2 71. Rc1 Kb2 72. Rxc2+ Kxc2 73. Ke3 Rxd6 74. Ke4 Rf6 75. Ke5
Rf4 0-1

May 13, 2021

Harless-Tai City Championship, 1988  
B21: Smith-Morra Gambit

1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3. c3 dxc3 4. Nxc3 e6 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. Bc4 Bc5 7. O-O a6 8.
Qe2 Nge7 9. Bf4 b5 10. Bb3 Ng6 11. Bg3 Qe7 12. Rfd1 d6 13. Rac1 O-O 14. e5 d5
15. Bxd5 Bb7 16. Ne4 Bxf2+ 17. Kxf2 exd5 18. Rxd5 Nd8 19. Rd2 Bxe4 20. Qxe4 Ne6
21. h3 Rfe8 22. Kg1 Ng5 23. Qg4 Nxf3+ 24. Qxf3 Nxe5 25. Bxe5 Qxe5 26. Rd7 Rf8
27. Rcc7 Qe6 28. Rxf7 Rxf7 29. Rxf7 Rc8 30. Rf4 Qxa2 31. b3 Qa1+ 32. Kh2 Qe5
33. Qg3 Re8 34. h4 a5 35. Kh3 Qe1 36. Qf3 Qe6+ 37. Kh2 h6 38. Kg3 Qe1+ 39. Kh3
Re3 0-1

May 12, 2021

Jonathan Wade(1773) - Graham Horobetz(2062)   Mid-Summer G/90 Slowdown  July 16, 2010  round 3
E11: Bogo-Indian

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Qe7 5. a3 Bxd2+ 6. Nbxd2 d6 7. g3 Nc6
8. Bg2 a5 9. O-O a4 10. b4 axb3 11. Nxb3 e5 12. d5 Nb8 13. Qc2 O-O 14. Rfc1
Na6 15. e4 Nd7 16. Bh3 Ndc5 17. Bxc8 Nxb3 18. Qxb3 Nc5 19. Qc2 Rfxc8 20. Nd2
b6 21. Nb3 Nxb3 22. Qxb3 Ra5 23. Rc2 Qd7 24. Rca2 Rca8 25. a4 f5 26. f3 f4
27. g4 Qe7 28. Qb2 Qh4 29. Qf2 Qh3 30. Qg2 Qh6 31. Qf2 Rc5 32. Rc1 Qg6 33.
Qe1 Raa5 34. Rcc2 Qe8 35. Qb4 Qa8 36. Kg2 Qa6 37. Kh1 c6 38. dxc6 Rxc6 39.
Kg2 Rac5 40. Rc3 Rxc4 41. Qb3 d5 42. Rac2 Qc8 43. Rxc4 Rxc4 44. Rb2 Kh8 45.
exd5 e4 46. Qxb6 exf3+ 47. Kxf3 Rc3+ 48. Kf2 Qf8 49. Qa7 Rc8 50. Rb7 h5 51.
Rc7 Re8 52. Qd4 f3 1-0

May 11, 2021

Acers-Jones International Hemisfair Open, 1968  
B28: O'Kelly Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 a6 3. c4 Nc6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nf6 6. Nc3 e5 7. Nc2 Bc5 8. Be3
d6 9. Be2 Be6 10. O-O O-O 11. a3 a5 12. Bg5 Nd4 13. Ne3 Nxe2+ 14. Qxe2 h6 15.
Bh4 g5 16. Bg3 Qc8 17. Ncd5 Nxd5 18. cxd5 Bd7 19. Rac1 a4 20. Rc3 f6 21. Rfc1
Qe8 22. f3 Rc8 23. Bf2 Qg6 24. g4 b6 25. Nc4 Bb5 26. Qd2 Bxc4 27. Rxc4 Qe8 28.
Bxc5 bxc5 29. Qc2 Ra8 30. Kg2 Qb5 31. Qd2 Rfb8 32. R1c2 Ra7 33. h4 Qa5 34. Qf2
Rab7 35. Kg3 Rb3 36. hxg5 hxg5 37. Re2 Qb5 38. Rcc2 Kg7 39. Qf1 Rb7 40. Qc1 Rb8
41. Rh2 Rh8 42. Rxh8 Kxh8 43. Rf2 Kg7 44. Rh2 Qd3 45. Rf2 Rb8 46. Qc2 Qxc2 47.
Rxc2 Kf7 48. Rc4 Ra8 49. Kf2 Ke7 50. Ke2 Kd7 51. Kd2 Kc7 52. Kc3 Kb6 53. b4
axb3 54. Kxb3 Kb5 55. a4+ Ka5 56. Rc1 Rb8+ 57. Kc2 Rb4 58. Rh1 Rxa4 59. Rh6 Kb4
60. Rxf6 Ra2+ 61. Kb1 Rf2 62. Rxd6 Rxf3 63. Re6 c4 64. Rxe5 Kb3 65. Rf5 Re3 66.
Kc1 c3 67. Rf1 Rxe4 68. d6 Ra4 69. Kd1 Rd4+ 70. Ke2 c2 71. Rc1 Kb2 72. Rxc2+
Kxc2 73. Ke3 Rxd6 74. Ke4 Rf6 75. Ke5 Rf4 0-1

May 10, 2021

Momic-Churchill Music City Summer Open, June 19, 1971  
B22: c3 Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. c3 d5 3. exd5 Qxd5 4. d4 e5 5. Nf3 Bg4 6. Bb5+ Nc6 7. Bxc6+ bxc6 8.
dxe5 Bxf3 9. Qxf3 Qxe5+ 10. Be3 Qd5 11. Nd2 Nf6 12. O-O-O O-O-O 13. Qh3+ Qd7
14. Qxd7+ Rxd7 15. Nb3 Rxd1+ 16. Rxd1 Ng4 17. Bxc5 Bxc5 18. Nxc5 Rd8 19. Re1
Nxf2 20. Kc2 Rd5 21. b4 Ng4 22. Re8+ Kc7 23. Re7+ Kd6 24. Rxa7 Nxh2 25. Rxf7 h5
26. Rxg7 Nf1 27. Rd7+ Ke5 28. Re7+ Kf6 29. Re1 Rf5 30. Ne4+ Kg6 31. c4 h4 32.
c5 Ng3 33. Nxg3 hxg3 34. Re2 Rh5 35. Kd3 Rh1 36. Re3 1-0

May 09, 2021

Murphy-Appleberry Tennessee Open, September 02, 1972   
A00: Benko Opening

1. g3 e5 2. Bg2 d5 3. c4 c6 4. cxd5 cxd5 5. d4 exd4 6. Qxd4 Nf6 7. Nc3 Nc6 8.
Qd1 d4 9. Ne4 Nxe4 10. Bxe4 Bb4+ 11. Bd2 O-O 12. a3 Re8 13. Bxc6 Bxd2+ 14. Qxd2
bxc6 15. Nf3 Ba6 16. Nxd4 c5 0-1

May 08, 2021

Gilley-Hurt Club Ladder Game, 1963   
C03:  French Defence: Tarrasch variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 Nc6 4. c3 Nf6 5. e5 Nd7 6. Ngf3 f6 7. Nh4 g6 8. Qg4
Qe7 9. Ndf3 fxe5 10. Bg5 Nf6 11. Qh3 Qf7 12. Bb5 exd4 13. Ne5 Qg7 14. Nxc6 bxc6
15. Bxc6+ Bd7 16. Qxe6+ Be7 17. Bxf6 Qxf6 18. Qxd7+ Kf8 19. Bxa8 Kg7 20. O-O
Rxa8 21. Rfe1 Kf8 22. Re6 1-0

May 07, 2021

Hurt-Momic Heart of Dixie Open, 1963  
B00: Owen's Defence

1. e4 b6 2. d4 Bb7 3. Nc3 e6 4. Nf3 Bb4 5. Bd3 Nf6 6. Qe2 d5 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bxf6
Qxf6 9. e5 Qe7 10. a3 Bxc3+ 11. bxc3 c5 12. Qe3 Nc6 13. O-O Rc8 14. Nd2 cxd4
15. cxd4 f5 16. exf6 Qxf6 17. Nf3 O-O 18. Rae1 Nd8 19. Ne5 Rc7 20. f4 Bc8 21.
Rf3 Nf7 22. Ref1 Nd6 23. g4 Ne4 24. Qe1 Qd8 25. h4 Qe8 26. h5 Qa4 27. c4 b5 28.
Bxe4 dxe4 29. Qxe4 bxc4 30. g5 Bb7 31. Qg6 Qe8 32. Rg3 Qxg6 33. Nxg6 Rf5 34.
Re3 Bc8 35. Nh4 Rb5 36. f5 hxg5 37. fxe6 gxh4 38. e7 Bd7 39. e8=Q+ Bxe8 40.
Rxe8+ Kh7 0-1

May 06, 2021

Scriverner-Estes Memphis - Nashville Match, 1964  
E77: King's Indian Defence

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Be2 O-O 6. f4 c5 7. e5 dxe5 8. dxe5
Qxd1+ 9. Bxd1 Nfd7 10. Bf3 Nc6 11. Bxc6 bxc6 12. Be3 Bh6 13. Kf2 e6 14. Ne4 Rb8
15. b3 Rd8 16. Rd1 Bb7 17. Rxd7 Rxd7 18. Nf6+ Kh8 19. Nxd7 Rd8 20. Nxc5 Bc8 21.
Nf3 1-0

May 05, 2021

Hurt-Spencer Dyersburg Spring Open, April 20, 1975   
B06: Modern Defence

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 a6 4. f4 b5 5. Nf3 Bb7 6. Bd3 d6 7. Be3 Nd7 8. a3
Ngf6 9. Qd2 c5 10. dxc5 Nxc5 11. Bxc5 dxc5 12. e5 Ng4 13. Qe2 c4 14. Be4 Qb6
15. Bxb7 Qxb7 16. h3 Nh6 17. O-O-O O-O 18. g4 Rfd8 19. Rxd8+ Rxd8 20. Rd1 Qa8
21. Qe4 Rxd1+ 22. Kxd1 Qxe4 23. Nxe4 f5 24. exf6 exf6 25. Nc5 f5 26. g5 Nf7 27.
c3 a5 28. Nb7 h6 29. h4 hxg5 30. hxg5 a4 31. Kd2 Bf8 32. Nd4 Nd6 33. Nxd6 Bxd6
34. Ke3 Bc5 1/2-1/2

May 04, 2021

Jones-Tai Bluff City Open, October 10, 1987  
B24: Closed Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 d6 4. Bg2 Nf6 5. d3 Nd4 6. h3 e5 7. Be3 b5 8. f4 Qa5
9. Qd2 Be7 10. Nf3 Nh5 11. Kf2 f6 12. f5 g6 13. g4 Ng7 14. a4 Bb7 15. Nxb5 Qb6
16. b3 d5 17. Nfxd4 cxd4 18. Bh6 dxe4 19. Bxe4 Bxe4 20. dxe4 Rc8 21. Bxg7 Rxc2
22. Qxc2 d3+ 23. Kf3 dxc2 24. Bxh8 a6 25. Rhc1 axb5 26. Rxc2 bxa4 27. Rb1 Qd4
28. Rbb2 axb3 29. Rd2 Qc3+ 30. Kg2 Ba3 0-1

May 03, 2021

Rackley-Olsen City Championship, February 20, 1976   
C08: French Defence: Tarrasch variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. exd5 exd5 5. Ngf3 Nf6 6. Bd3 c4 7. Be2 Nc6 8. c3
Be7 9. Ne5 Nxe5 10. dxe5 Nd7 11. f4 Qb6 12. Nf3 Nc5 13. Qxd5 Be6 14. Qd4 Rd8
15. Qe3 Bd5 16. Nd4 O-O 17. Qg3 Ne4 18. Qg4 Bc5 19. Nf5 g6 20. Nd4 Bxd4 21.
cxd4 Qxd4 22. Rf1 Bc6 23. Rb1 Ba4 24. Qf3 Bc2 25. Be3 Qd5 26. Rc1 Qa5+ 0-1

May 02, 2021

Sprague-Jamison Tennessee Novice, September 01, 1975  
C02: French Defence: Advance variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Nc6 4. Nf3 f6 5. Bb5 Bd7 6. O-O fxe5 7. Bxc6 Bxc6 8.
Nxe5 Bb5 9. Re1 Nf6 10. Bg5 Be7 11. Nc3 Ba6 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. Qh5+ Ke7 14. Qf7+
Kd6 15. Nc4+ 1-0

May 01, 2021

Kuroda-Hurt King Cotton Open, May 1974 
C03: Tarrasch French

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 Be7 4. Ngf3 Nf6 5. exd5 exd5 6. Bd3 Bg4 7. O-O Nc6 8.
c3 Qd7 9. Re1 O-O-O 10. b4 Rde8 11. b5 Nd8 12. Qa4 Kb8 13. Ne5 Qc8 14. Rb1 Bd6
15. Ba3 Bxa3 16. Qxa3 Bf5 17. Bxf5 Qxf5 18. Rf1 Ng4 19. Nxg4 Qxg4 20. Rb4 Re2
21. Nf3 f6 22. Ra4 Kc8 23. Rxa7 Rhe8 24. b6 Nc6 25. Ra8+ Kd7 26. Rxe8 Rxe8 27.
Qb3 Qe6 28. bxc7 Kxc7 29. Rb1 Na5 30. Qb5 b6 31. h3 Qc6 32. Qd3 g6 33. Nd2 Nc4
34. Nxc4 dxc4 35. Qg3+ Kb7 36. Qh4 h5 37. d5 Qxd5 38. Qxf6 Re6 39. Qf7+ Ka6 40.
Qf8 b5 41. Qb4 Rc6 42. a4 Rc5 43. g3 g5 44. axb5+ Rxb5 45. Ra1+ Kb6 46. Qe7 Qb7
47. Qe6+ 1-0

April 30, 2021

Minor-Appleberry 3rd Hunter Weaks Memorial, February 22, 1976 
B20: Sicilian Defence

1. e4 c5 2. g3 d5 3. exd5 Qxd5 4. Nf3 Bg4 5. Bg2 Qe6+ 6. Kf1 Bh3 7. d3 Nf6 8.
Qe1 Qxe1+ 9. Nxe1 Bxg2+ 10. Kxg2 Nc6 11. Be3 b6 12. Nc3 g6 13. Ne2 Nd5 14. Bd2
Bg7 15. c3 O-O-O 16. Nc2 Rd7 17. d4 cxd4 18. Ncxd4 Nxd4 19. cxd4 Kb7 20. Rac1
Rhd8 21. Rc2 Rc7 22. Rhc1 Rxc2 23. Rxc2 Nc7 24. Bf4 Ne6 25. Be5 Bh6 26. g4 f6
27. Bg3 a6 28. h4 b5 29. g5 fxg5 30. hxg5 Bxg5 31. Be5 Rc8 32. Rxc8 Kxc8 33. f4
Bf6 34. Kf3 Kd7 35. b4 Nd8 36. a3 Nb7 37. Nc3 Nd6 38. a4 bxa4 39. Nxa4 Kc6 40.
Nc5 Kb5 41. Nd7 Bxe5 42. dxe5 Nf5 43. Nc5 a5 44. Nd3 axb4 45. Kg4 Kc4 0-1

April 29, 2021

Hurt-Flickenger, City Championship 1979 
B07: Pirc defense

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Be2 Bg7 5. Be3 c5 6. dxc5 Qa5 7. f3 dxc5 8.
Bb5+ Bd7 9. Bxd7+ Nfxd7 10. Ne2 Nc6 11. Kf2 Rd8 12. Qc1 Nd4 13. Rd1 Nb8 14.
Nd5 e6 15. Bd2 Nxe2 16. Bxa5 Nxc1 17. Bxd8 exd5 18. Bg5 Bxb2 19. Rxd5 O-O
20. Rxc1 Bxc1 21. Bxc1 Rc8 22. Bf4 b6 23. Bxb8 Rxb8 24. Rd7 a5 25. Ke3 b5
26. Kd2 h6 27. Rd5 c4 28. Kc3 Kf8 29. a4 bxa4 30. Rxa5 Rb1 31. Kxc4 Rg1 32.
Kd5 Rxg2 33. c4 Rxh2 34. Rxa4 Rd2+ 35. Ke5 Ke7 36. Ra7+ Rd7 37. Rxd7+ Kxd7
38. Kf6 Ke8 39. c5 h5 40. c6 h4 41. e5 h3 42. e6 fxe6 43. Kxe6 Kd8 0-1

April 28, 2021

Hurt-Minor Ralph King Memorial, 1974 
B07: Pirc Defence

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Be2 Bg7 5. Be3 O-O 6. h4 c6 7. h5 Re8 8. hxg6
hxg6 9. Nh3 Bxh3 10. Rxh3 Nbd7 11. Qd2 Nf8 12. Bh6 Bxh6 13. Qxh6 N6h7 14. O-O-O
e6 15. e5 Qg5+ 16. Qxg5 Nxg5 17. Rg3 Ngh7 18. Rh1 d5 19. Rgh3 Kg7 20. f4 b5 21.
g4 a5 22. Bd3 Ra7 23. f5 a4 24. a3 Rb8 25. Rh6 Rab7 26. Na2 Rc7 27. Kd2 c5 28.
c3 Rc6 29. dxc5 Rxc5 30. Nb4 Ra8 31. fxg6 fxg6 32. Bxg6 Ng5 33. Nd3 Rc4 34. Nf2
Nxg6 35. R6h5 Nf3+ 36. Ke3 Nfxe5 37. Rh7+ Kg8 38. Rb7 Rf8 39. Rhh7 Nf7 40. Rh1
Ng5 41. Rxb5 Rf3+ 42. Ke2 Nf4+ 43. Ke1 Ng2+ 44. Ke2 Rcf4 45. Nd3 Re3+ 46. Kd2
Ne4+ 47. Kc2 Rxd3 48. Rb8+ Kg7 49. Rb7+ Kg6 50. Rhh7 Rd2+ 51. Kb1 Rf1+ 52. Ka2
Nxc3# 0-1

April 27, 2021

Bisguier-Hurt Simultaneous Exhibition, November 19, 1975 
C09: French Defence: Tarrasch Variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. exd5 exd5 5. Ngf3 Nc6 6. Bb5 Bg4 7. O-O Bd6 8.
Qe1+ Nge7 9. dxc5 Bxc5 10. Ne5 Bd7 11. Nxd7 Qxd7 12. Nb3 Bd6 13. Bg5 O-O 14.
Bxe7 Rfe8 15. Rd1 Rxe7 16. Qd2 a6 17. Bxc6 bxc6 18. c4 Rd8 19. cxd5 cxd5 20. g3
Bc7 21. Qd4 Be5 22. Qd2 Qa4 23. Nd4 Bxd4 24. Qxd4 Qxa2 25. Ra1 Qc4 26. Qxc4
dxc4 27. Rxa6 Re2 1/2-1/2

April 26, 2021

Felt-Smith West Tennessee Championship, June 12, 1977
B87: Sicilian:Scheveningen Defence

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bc4 e6 7. Be3 b5 8. Bb3
Bb7 9. f3 Nbd7 10. Qe2 Nc5 11. O-O-O Qc7 12. Kb1 O-O-O 13. g4 Be7 14. g5 Nfd7
15. Rhg1 Nb6 16. f4 b4 17. Ncb5 axb5 18. Nxb5 Ba6 19. e5 Kb8 20. Qd2 Bxb5 21.
Qxb4 Qc6 22. c4 Ba4 23. exd6 Rxd6 24. Rxd6 Bxd6 25. Bxa4 Ncxa4 26. c5 Nxc5 27.
Rd1 Rc8 28. a3 Kb7 29. Qd4 Qe4+ 0-1

April 25, 2021

Estes-Wheeler Nashville Championship, 1988 
B06: Modern Defence

1. e4 g6 2. d4 d6 3. f4 Bg7 4. Nf3 c5 5. c3 cxd4 6. Nxd4 Nc6 7. Nxc6 bxc6 8.
Bc4 Nf6 9. e5 Ne4 10. Qe2 d5 11. Bd3 Nc5 12. Bc2 O-O 13. b4 Ba6 14. Qf3 Nd7 15.
Be3 e6 16. Nd2 f6 17. Qh3 fxe5 18. Qxe6+ Kh8 19. Qxc6 exf4 20. Bd4 Bxd4 21.
cxd4 Re8+ 22. Kd1 Be2+ 23. Kc1 Rc8 24. Qxd5 Bd3 25. Qd6 Rxc2+ 26. Kd1 Qc8 27.
Nb3 Qc3 0-1

April 24, 2021

Wright-Estes Middle Tennessee Open, 1966  
B43: Sicilian: Kan, 5.Nc3

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be2 Bb4 7. Bd2 Nf6 8.
f3 O-O 9. O-O Nc6 10. Nb3 Rd8 11. a3 Bxc3 12. Bxc3 d5 13. Bxf6 gxf6 14. exd5
Rxd5 15. Qe1 Rh5 16. Qg3+ Qxg3 17. hxg3 e5 18. g4 Rh6 19. Bd3 Be6 20. Nc5
Nd8 21. Kf2 Rc8 22. b4 f5 23. gxf5 Bd5 24. f6 Rxf6 25. Nd7 Rh6 26. Nxe5 Nc6
27. Ng4 Rd6 28. Rh1 Nd4 29. Bxh7+ Kg7 30. Ne3 Nxc2 31. Bxc2 1-0

April 23, 2021

Orton-Kuroda King Cotton Open, May 1974 
B07: Modern Defence

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nf3 d6 4. c3 Nf6 5. Bd3 O-O 6. O-O Nc6 7. Nbd2 Nd7 8. b4
e5 9. b5 Ne7 10. Qc2 d5 11. Ba3 exd4 12. cxd4 dxe4 13. Nxe4 Nb6 14. Rac1 Nbd5
15. Rfe1 Re8 16. Ng3 Nf4 17. Bc4 Be6 18. Ng5 Bxc4 19. Qxc4 Qd5 20. Nf3 Qxc4 21.
Rxc4 Ned5 22. Rxe8+ Rxe8 23. Kf1 Re3 24. Ra4 Rd3 25. Rxa7 Rd1+ 26. Ne1 Bxd4 27.
Ra8+ Kg7 28. Bf8+ Kf6 29. Ne4+ Ke6 30. Ng5+ Kf5 31. Ngf3 Bc3 32. Re8 Bxe1 33.
Nxe1 Nd3 34. Bg7 f6 35. h3 Nc3 36. g4+ Kf4 37. Bxf6 Ne4 38. Ke2 Rxe1+ 39. Kxd3
Nxf2+ 0-1

April 22, 2021

Graham Horobetz(2129) - Carlos Sims(1964)  Free Night!  October 08, 2010  
C30: KGD: classical variation

1. e4 e5 2. f4 Bc5 3. Nf3 d6 4. Bc4 Nc6 5. c3 Bg4 6. h3 Bxf3 7. Qxf3 Nf6 8.
a4 a6 9. Na3 Qe7 10. Nc2 O-O 11. f5 d5 12. exd5 e4 13. Qe2 Ne5 14. b4 Bb6
15. Ba3 Nxc4 16. Qxc4 e3 17. O-O-O exd2+ 18. Rxd2 Rfe8 19. Re1 Qd7 20. Rxe8+
Rxe8 21. b5 axb5 22. Qxb5 Qxb5 23. axb5 Re5 24. c4 Rxf5 25. Bb4 Rf1+ 26. Kb2
Ne4 27. Re2 f5 28. g4 Nc5 29. gxf5 Rxf5 30. Re8+ Rf8 31. Rxf8+ Kxf8 32. Nd4
Kf7 33. Bxc5 Bxc5 34. Ne6 Bd6 35. Nd8+ Ke7 36. Nxb7 Be5+ 37. Kc2 g5 38. Kd3
h5 39. Ke4 Bh2 40. Kf5 g4 41. hxg4 hxg4 42. Kxg4 Kd7 43. Kf5 Bg1 44. c5 Ke7
45. c6 Bb6 46. Ke5 Ba7 47. d6+ cxd6+ 48. Kd5 Bb6 49. Nxd6 Kd8 50. Nc4 Bg1
51. b6 Kc8 52. Kd6 Bh2+ 53. Kc5 Bg1+ 54. Kb5 Bh2 55. Ka6 Kb8 56. Ne3 Bf4 57.
Nd5 Bh2 58. c7+ Bxc7 59. bxc7+ Kc8 1-0

April 21, 2021

Weaks-Wright City Championship, 1963 
E81: King's Indian Defence

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 O-O 6. Bg5 c6 7. Qd2 Qc7 8. Bh6 e5
9. d5 Ne8 10. g4 f5 11. gxf5 gxf5 12. Bh3 Qe7 13. O-O-O Na6 14. Bxg7 Qxg7 15.
Nge2 Kh8 16. Rhg1 Qf7 17. Rg5 f4 18. Bxc8 Rxc8 19. Rdg1 cxd5 20. Rf5 Nf6 21.
Nxd5 Rxc4+ 22. Nec3 Qe6 23. Nxf6 Rxf6 24. Rxf6 Qxf6 25. Qd5 Rxc3+ 26. bxc3 Qd8
27. Qf7 1-0

April 20, 2021

Herbers-Gilley Pillsbury Championship, 1976 
C51: Evans Gambit accepted

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bxb4 5. c3 Bc5 6. d4 exd4 7. cxd4 Bb6 8.
O-O d6 9. a4 Bd7 10. e5 dxe5 11. Re1 Nge7 12. Nxe5 Nxe5 13. Rxe5 Be6 14. Bxe6
fxe6 15. Rxe6 Qxd4 16. Qe2 O-O-O 17. Ra2 Qxf2+ 0-1

April 19, 2021

Meadows-Ragan King Cotton Open, May 03, 1975 
B21: Smith Morra Gambit

1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3. c3 dxc3 4. Nxc3 Nc6 5. Nf3 d6 6. Bc4 Nf6 7. e5 dxe5 8.
Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. Ng5 Na5 10. Nxf7+ Ke8 11. Nxe5 Nxc4 12. Nxc4 Bf5 13. O-O Bd3 14.
Ne5 Bxf1 15. Kxf1 e6 16. Nb5 Nd5 17. Be3 a6 18. Nc3 Nxe3+ 19. fxe3 Bd6 20. Nf3
Ke7 21. e4 Rac8 22. Rc1 Rhf8 23. Ke2 b5 24. a3 Rc4 25. Nd2 Rc7 26. Nf3 Rfc8 27.
e5 Bxa3 28. bxa3 Rxc3 29. Rxc3 Rxc3 30. Kd2 Rxa3 31. Nd4 Ra2+ 32. Kc1 Rxg2 33.
Nxe6 Kxe6 34. h4 Kxe5 35. h5 Kd4 36. h6 gxh6 37. Kb1 Kc3 38. Ka1 Kb3 0-1

April 18, 2021

Eckert-Rachels Midwest Masters, 1984 
A29: English Opening

1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 Bc5 5. Bg2 d6 6. O-O O-O 7. d3 a5 8. h3
Re8 9. b3 e4 10. dxe4 Nxe4 11. Nxe4 Rxe4 12. Bb2 Re8 13. e3 Qe7 14. Kh2 Bf5 15.
Nh4 Be4 16. f3 Bg6 17. e4 Qd7 18. a3 Bh5 19. Qd2 f6 20. g4 Bg6 21. Rad1 Re6 22.
Qe2 Bf7 23. Nf5 Bg6 24. Ng3 Rae8 25. h4 Bf7 26. Bh3 Qd8 27. g5 fxg5 28. Nf5 Rg6
29. h5 Rf6 30. Qg2 Rxf5 31. Bxf5 Bxh5 32. Qh3 g6 33. Be6+ Kf8 34. Bg4 Be3 35.
Bxh5 Bf4+ 36. Kg2 gxh5 37. Qxh5 Qe7 38. Rh1 Kg8 39. Bf6 Qf7 40. Qxf7+ Kxf7 41.
Bc3 1/2-1/2

April 17, 2021

Gray-Davies Bluff City Open, August 01, 1976  
B32: Sicilian Defence

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Qb6 5. Nb3 e6 6. Be3 Qc7 7. a3 Nf6 8.
Nc3 Be7 9. f4 d6 10. Be2 Bd7 11. Qd2 Na5 12. Nb5 Bxb5 13. Bxb5+ Nc6 14. Bd3 O-O
15. O-O-O Rac8 16. h3 d5 17. e5 Ne4 18. Qe1 a5 19. g4 a4 20. Nd2 Nc5 21. Bxc5
Bxc5 22. Qh4 g6 23. Nf3 Be3+ 24. Kb1 Bxf4 25. g5 Bxe5 26. Qxa4 Bg7 27. h4 Ra8
28. Qb5 Ra5 29. Qb3 Rfa8 30. h5 Qf4 31. hxg6 fxg6 32. Rh3 Nd4 33. Nxd4 Qxd4 34.
c3 Qa4 35. Qxa4 Rxa4 36. Rdh1 Rg4 37. Rxh7 Rxg5 38. R7h4 Rg3 39. R1h3 Rg1+ 40.
Kc2 Rf8 41. Rh2 Rf3 42. R4h3 Rf4 43. Rh4 e5 44. c4 Rxh4 45. Rxh4 Rg2+ 46. Kd1
g5 47. Rh5 e4 48. Bf1 Rg1 49. Ke1 dxc4 50. Rh2 g4 51. Rg2 Rxg2 52. Bxg2 Bxb2
53. Bxe4 Bxa3 54. Bd5+ Kg7 55. Bxc4 Kf6 56. Kf2 Kg5 57. Be2 Kf4 58. Bf1 Bb4 59.
Kg2 Be1 60. Bb5 Ke3 61. Kf1 Bf2 62. Bd7 g3 63. Bb5 Kd4 64. Ke2 Kc5 65. Bd3 b5
66. Be4 b4 67. Kd2 Kc4 68. Kc2 Be1 69. Bd3+ Kd4 70. Bf1 Ke3 71. Bh3 Kf2 72. Kd1
Bc3 73. Kc2 g2 74. Bxg2 Kxg2 75. Kd3 Kf1 76. Kc4 Ke2 77. Kb3 Kd3 78. Ka2 Kc4
79. Kb1 b3 80. Kc1 Be5 81. Kb1 Kc3 82. Kc1 b2+ 83. Kb1 Bc7 0-1

April 16, 2021

Graham Horobetz(2108) - Edgar Davison(1932)      City Championship   January 16, 2011 round 2 
C41: Philidor Defence

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 e5 4. Nf3 Nbd7 5. Bc4 Be7 6. Bxf7+ Kxf7 7. Ng5+ Kg8
8. Ne6 Qe8 9. Nxc7 Qg6 10. Nxa8 Qxg2 11. Rf1 exd4 12. Qxd4 Ne5 13. f4 Nf3+ 14.
Rxf3 Qxf3 15. Qc4+ d5 16. exd5 Qh1+ 17. Kd2 Kf7 18. Nc7 Rd8 19. b3 Qxh2+ 20.
Ne2 Bg4 21. Ke3 Bxe2 22. Qxe2 Nxd5+ 23. Nxd5 Bc5+ 24. Kd2 Rxd5+ 25. Ke1 Qg1+
0-1

April 15, 2021

Carlos Sims(1964) - Chase Knowles(1971)    City Championship   January 23, 2011 round 7 
D05: Colle System with ...e6

1. d4 Nf6 2. e3 e6 3. Bd3 c5 4. Nd2 Nc6 5. Ngf3 d5 6. c3 cxd4 7. exd4 Bd6 8.
O-O O-O 9. Re1 Qc7 10. h3 Re8 11. Nf1 e5 12. dxe5 Nxe5 13. Nxe5 Rxe5 14. Rxe5
Bxe5 15. Qe2 Bd7 16. Bg5 Re8 17. Qc2 Ne4 18. Be3 b6 19. f3 Nf6 20. Re1 d4 21.
cxd4 Qxc2 22. Bxc2 Bxd4 23. b3 Bb5 24. Kf2 Bxf1 25. Bxd4 Rxe1 26. Kxe1 Bxg2 27.
Bxf6 gxf6 28. Kf2 Bxh3 29. Kg3 Be6 30. Kf4 Kg7 31. Bd3 a5 32. Bc2 a4 33. Kg3
axb3 34. axb3 h5 35. b4 Kh6 36. f4 Bg4 37. Bb3 Kg6 38. Bc2+ f5 39. Bb3 Kf6 40.
Bc4 Ke7 41. Bd5 f6 42. Kh4 Kd6 43. Bf7 Kc6 44. Bxh5 Bxh5 45. Kxh5 Kd5 46. Kh4
Ke4 47. Kg3 Ke3 48. b5 Ke4 0-1

April 14, 2021

Felt-Waldoski Governors State, Illinois, 1975 
B07: Pirc/Modern Defence

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Bg5 Bg7 5. Be2 c5 6. e5 dxe5 7. dxe5 Qxd1+ 8.
Rxd1 Ng4 9. Nd5 Bxe5 10. Bxe7 Bd7 11. Bg5 O-O 12. h3 f6 13. Bc1 Nxf2 14. Kxf2
Bc6 15. Nxf6+ 1-0

April 13, 2021

Kenn Thompson(1702) - Sam O'Bar(1743)    Game in 60 Fun!   February 11, 2011 round 1 
A00: Polish (Sokolsky) opening

1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. c4 O-O 5. Nf3 Re8 6. e3 Nc6 7. Bb2 d5 8.
cxd5 Nxd5 9. Be2 Bg4 10. O-O Qd7 11. a3 Bf8 12. Nc3 Nb6 13. d4 Rad8 14. Qc2 g6
15. Rad1 Bg7 16. Rfe1 Qe7 17. h3 Be6 18. Nd2 Na5 19. Nce4 Bf5 20. Bd3 Qd7 21.
Nc5 Bxd3 22. Nxd3 Qa4 23. Rc1 Qb5 24. Bc3 Nac4 25. Nxc4 Nxc4 26. a4 Qf5 27. Nc5
Qxc2 28. Rxc2 Nd6 29. Bb4 Bf8 30. Nd3 c6 31. Rb1 Rd7 32. Ne5 Rc7 33. Nf3 f6 34.
Ba5 Rd7 35. Nd2 Ree7 36. Bb4 Rg7 37. Bc5 Nc8 38. Ne4 Kf7 39. a5 h6 40. Rcb2 f5
41. Bxf8 Kxf8 42. Nc5 Rde7 43. Rxb7 Nd6 44. Rxe7 Rxe7 45. g3 Ke8 46. Kg2 Kd8
47. Rb8+ Kc7 48. Na6+ Kd7 49. h4 Nc4 50. Nc5+ Kc7 51. Rb7+ Kd6 52. Rxe7 Kxe7
53. Nb3 Kd6 54. Kf3 Kc7 55. e4 Kb7 56. Nc5+ Kc7 57. a6 Nd2+ 58. Ke3 Nxe4 59.
Nxe4 fxe4 60. Kxe4 Kb6 61. f4 Kxa6 62. g4 Kb7 63. f5 gxf5+ 64. gxf5 Kc7 65. Kd3
Kd7 66. Kc4 Kd6 67. Kb4 a5+ 68. Kxa5 Ke7 69. Kb6 Kf6 1-0

April 12, 2021

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

April 11, 2021

Weaver-Orgain Memphis Invitational  October 13, 1984  
A30: English Opening

1. c4 c5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d5 4. b3 Nc6 5. Bb2 e5 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Nc3 Nc7 8. d3
Bd7 9. Nf3 Be7 10. O-O O-O 11. Rc1 f6 12. Na4 Ne6 13. Ba3 Nb4 14. Nc3 Bc6 15.
Bxb4 cxb4 16. Nb1 Rc8 17. Bh3 Qd6 18. Nbd2 Bd7 19. Nc4 Qb8 20. d4 b5 21. dxe5
Rfd8 22. exf6 Bxf6 23. Ne3 Rxc1 24. Bxe6+ Bxe6 25. Qxc1 Rc8 26. Qd2 Bc3 27. Qd3
Rd8 28. Qe4 Bh3 29. Ng5 Bxf1 30. Qe6+ Kh8 31. Nf7+ Kg8 32. Nh6+ Kh8 33. Qg8+
1-0

April 10, 2021

Appleberry-Smith Pillsbury Summer '76 Invitational 
B22: c3 Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. d4 cxd4 5. cxd4 e6 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. a3 d6 8. Bd3
Qc7 9. O-O dxe5 10. dxe5 Bd7 11. Re1 Be7 12. b4 a6 13. Nbd2 O-O 14. Qc2 f5 15.
exf6 Nxf6 16. Bb2 Qf4 17. Ne4 Rac8 18. Qb3 Ng4 19. h3 Nge5 20. Nxe5 Nxe5 21.
Bxe5 Qxe5 22. Nc5 Qd4 23. Nxd7 Rxf2 24. Qxe6+ Kh8 25. Qe3 Qxd7 26. Qxf2 Bf6 27.
Qf5 1-0

April 09, 2021

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

April 08, 2021

Linxwiler-Naraghian Ivory Pawn, 1979 
C34: King's Gambit Accepted

1. e4 e5 2. f4 exf4 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. Bc4 Be7 5. O-O Nf6 6. Nc3 O-O 7. d4 d6 8.
Bxf4 Bg4 9. h3 Be6 10. d5 Na5 11. Bd3 Bd7 12. b4 Nc6 13. dxc6 Bxc6 14. b5 1-0

April 07, 2021

Gilley-Linxwiler Louis T. Weis Dedication, 1988 
A25: English Opening

1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nf3 Nge7 6. O-O O-O 7. d3 f5 8. Qb3
h6 9. Nd5 Kh7 10. Be3 g5 11. h4 f4 12. Bd2 Nf5 13. hxg5 hxg5 14. gxf4 gxf4 15.
e3 Nh4 16. exf4 exf4 17. Bxf4 Nxf3+ 18. Bxf3 Rxf4 19. Nxf4 Qg5+ 20. Ng2 Nd4 21.
Be4+ Kh8 22. Qd1 d6 23. f4 Qh6 24. Kf2 Bh3 25. Rh1 Rf8 26. Kg3 Be5 27. Rxh3 1-0

April 06, 2021

Day-Newsom King Cotton, 1978 
E24: Nimzo-Indian

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. a3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 d6 6. Nf3 Nbd7 7. e3 O-O 8.
Bd3 e5 9. e4 Re8 10. Qc2 exd4 11. cxd4 Nxe4 12. Bxe4 f5 13. Nd2 fxe4 14. O-O
Nf6 15. Re1 Bf5 16. Nf1 Qd7 17. Ne3 Re7 18. Rb1 b6 19. Rb5 Bg6 20. Bd2 Rf8 21.
h3 Ref7 22. Bc3 Nh5 23. Rf1 Nf4 24. Qb2 Bh5 0-1

April 05, 2021

Eckert-Pylant Golden Knights, 1986 
A31: English Opening

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nf3 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e5 5. Nb5 d5 6. cxd5 Bc5 7. N5c3 O-O 8.
e3 e4 9. Nd2 Qe7 10. Qc2 Bf5 11. Be2 Rd8 12. a3 a5 13. g4 Bg6 14. h4 h6 15. Qb3
Nbd7 16. Rg1 Kf8 17. g5 hxg5 18. Rxg5 Nh7 19. Rxg6 fxg6 20. Ndxe4 Qxh4 21. Qxb7
Nhf6 22. Bf3 Qh2 23. Qb5 Nxe4 24. Bxe4 Bd6 25. Qf1 g5 26. Bd2 Rab8 27. Nb5 Nc5
28. Bc2 Nb7 29. Nd4 Rdc8 30. Bf5 1-0

April 04, 2021

Holyfield-Minor Mid-South Open, November 23, 1979 
B45: Sicilian Defence

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. e5 Nxe5 7. Bf4 Ng6 8.
Bg3 a6 9. Qf3 d5 10. O-O-O Bd6 11. Re1 O-O 12. Bd3 Qc7 13. Bxg6 Bxg3 14. Bxh7+
Nxh7 15. hxg3 g6 16. g4 Re8 17. Rxh7 Kxh7 18. Qf6 1-0

April 03, 2021

Thomas-Smith City Championship, February 22, 1980 
A16: English Opening

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 c6 5. d4 d5 6. b3 Ne4 7. Bb2 Qa5 8. Bg2
O-O 9. cxd5 cxd5 10. Rc1 Nc6 11. O-O Rd8 12. a3 Bf5 13. Na4 e5 14. b4 Nxb4 15.
axb4 Qxb4 16. Ba1 b5 17. Nc5 Nxc5 18. Rxc5 e4 19. Ne1 Rac8 20. Nc2 Qa5 21. Rxc8
Rxc8 22. Ne3 Be6 23. Qb3 b4 24. Rb1 Bf8 25. Nc2 Qb6 26. Bb2 a5 27. Bf1 Qa7 28.
Ra1 Ra8 29. Bc1 a4 30. Qb2 Qb6 31. Bd2 b3 32. Na3 Rc8 33. Bc1 Bb4 34. Bd2 Bxa3
35. Qxa3 Rc2 36. Bb4 Qxd4 37. Qxa4 b2 38. Rb1 Rc1 39. Qe8+ Kg7 40. Qf8+ Kf6 41.
Qh8+ Kf5 42. Qxd4 Rxb1 43. Kg2 Rxf1 44. Qxb2 1-0

April 02, 2021

Edgar Davison(1796) - Patrick Coleman(1481)  Pawn Power Open 5  May 31, 2008
A48: King's Indian: London system

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bf4 Bg7 4. e3 d6 5. Be2 O-O 6. O-O b6 7. Nbd2 Bb7 8.
c4 Nbd7 9. h3 Ne4 10. Qc2 Nxd2 11. Nxd2 e5 12. dxe5 Nxe5 13. Rab1 Qh4 14.
Bg3 Qg5 15. Kh2 Qe7 16. b4 Nd7 17. Bf3 Bxf3 18. Nxf3 h5 19. Kg1 Ne5 20. Nxe5
Bxe5 21. Bxe5 Qxe5 22. c5 dxc5 23. bxc5 Rac8 24. Rfc1 Rfd8 25. cxb6 cxb6 26.
Qxc8 Rxc8 27. Rxc8+ Kg7 28. Rbc1 Qb2 29. R8c2 Qe5 30. Rd1 Qf5 31. Rc7 Qa5
32. Rdd7 Qe1+ 33. Kh2 Qxf2 34. Rxa7 h4 35. Rxf7+ Qxf7 36. Rxf7+ Kxf7 37. g3
g5 38. gxh4 gxh4 39. Kg2 Kg6 40. e4 Kf6 41. Kf3 Ke5 42. Ke3 b5 43. a3 Ke6
44. Kf4 Kf6 45. Kg4 Ke5 46. Kxh4 Kxe4 47. Kg5 1-0

April 01, 2021

Ed Hamelrath(1746) - Graham Horobetz(1730)    Friday Night Fun Returns 9!  June 20, 2008
E46: Nimzo-Indian: Reshevsky variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Ne2 b6 6. a3 Bxc3+ 7. Nxc3 Bb7 8.
d5 a5 9. e4 Na6 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bxf6 Qxf6 12. Qc2 Rfe8 13. f3 Nc5 14. Be2
exd5 15. cxd5 c6 16. Rd1 Qh4+ 17. g3 Qh3 18. Kf2 a4 19. Bf1 Qh5 20. Kg2 b5
21. Nxb5 cxb5 22. Qxc5 Rac8 23. Qxb5 Rc2+ 24. Be2 Rxe4 25. Rhe1 Re3 26. Kg1
Qe5 27. Kf1 Rb3 28. Bd3 Qb8 29. Qxd7 Rc8 30. Re7 Rd8 31. Qf5 Bxd5 32. Qh7+
Kf8 33. Rde1 Be6 34. R1xe6 1-0

March 31, 2021

Christopher Turnbow(1875) - David Kernell(1913)   Pawn Power Open 5  May 31, 2008
B10: Caro-Kann defense

1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. d4 Nf6 5. Bd3 Nc6 6. c3 Bg4 7. Be3 e6 8.
Nbd2 Bd6 9. h3 Bh5 10. Bg5 Bg6 11. Bxg6 hxg6 12. Qe2 Qc7 13. a3 Rh5 14. g4
Nxg4 15. c4 Nf6 16. Bxf6 gxf6 17. cxd5 Rxd5 18. Rc1 Qd7 19. Ne4 Be7 20. Nc5
Bxc5 21. dxc5 Rd8 22. Kf1 Nd4 23. Nxd4 Rxd4 24. Qf3 Rd2 25. Qxf6 Qd3+ 26.
Kg2 Qe4+ 27. Kh2 Qd4 28. Qxd4 R8xd4 29. Kg3 Rxb2 30. c6 bxc6 31. Rxc6 Rb3+
32. f3 Rxa3 33. Rc7 Rd7 34. Rc8+ Rd8 35. Rc7 Rd7 36. Rc8+ Ke7 37. h4 a5 38.
h5 gxh5 39. Rxh5 Ra7 40. Rhh8 Rd3 41. Kg4 Rd5 42. f4 a4 43. Rce8+ Kf6 44.
Ra8 Rda5 45. Rh6+ Ke7 46. Rxa7+ Rxa7 47. Rh2 a3 48. Ra2 Kf6 49. Kf3 Kf5 50.
Ke3 Ra4 51. Ra1 a2 0-1

March 30, 2021

Beatty-Sytnytsky Memphis Candidates January 02, 2010 round 1
A46: Queen's pawn game

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d6 3. e3 Bf5 4. Bd3 g6 5. O-O Bg7 6. Re1 Qc8 7. e4 Bg4 8.
c3 O-O 9. Nbd2 e5 10. dxe5 dxe5 11. Qc2 Nc6 12. Bb5 Bxf3 13. Nxf3 Ne8 14.
Bxc6 bxc6 15. Be3 Nd6 16. Rad1 Nc4 17. Bc5 Rd8 18. Rxd8+ Qxd8 19. Rd1 Nd6
20. Qd3 Qd7 21. Bxd6 Rd8 22. Qd2 Qxd6 23. Qxd6 Rxd6 24. Rxd6 cxd6 25. b4 f6
26. Kf1 d5 27. exd5 cxd5 28. Ke2 Bh6 29. Nd2 Kf7 30. Nb3 Ke6 31. Kd3 f5 32.
Nc5+ Kd6 33. a4 g5 34. c4 e4+ 35. Kc3 Bg7+ 36. Kb3 d4 37. Kc2 d3+ 38. Kd2
Bd4 39. Nb7+ Kc7 40. Na5 Bxf2 41. c5 h5 42. Nc4 Bg1 43. Nd6 Bxh2 44. Nxf5
Bf4+ 45. Kd1 e3 46. g3 e2+ 47. Ke1 Be5 0-1


March 29, 2021

Maclin-Anne Memphis Candidates January 22, 2005 round 1
E90: King's Indian: Classical

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. d4 d6 5. h3 O-O 6. e4 c6 7. Bd3 e5 8. d5 cxd5
9. cxd5 Nbd7 10. b4 Nxe4 11. Nxe4 f5 12. Bg5 Qb6 13. Qb3 fxe4 14. Bxe4 Nf6 15.
Bxf6 Rxf6 16. O-O Rf4 17. Nd2 Bf5 18. Rfe1 Bxe4 19. Rxe4 Rxe4 20. Nxe4 Rf8 21.
a3 Rf4 22. Qc2 Qd8 23. Rc1 h6 24. Qc8 Qxc8 25. Rxc8+ Kh7 26. Nxd6 Rd4 27. Nf7
Rxd5 28. Rc7 Kg8 29. Rxb7 a6 30. a4 Kf8 31. g4 g5 32. Kg2 e4 33. Kg3 Rd3+ 34.
Kg2 Rd2 35. Kf1 Bd4 36. Nxh6 Rxf2+ 37. Ke1 e3 38. Rb8+ Ke7 39. Nf5+ Kf6 40.
Nxd4 Ke5 41. Nf5 Ra2 42. a5 Kf4 43. Re8 Ra1+ 44. Ke2 Ra2+ 45. Kd3 Ra3+ 46. Kc4
Ra1 47. Rxe3 Ra2 48. Kc5 Rc2+ 49. Kd4 Rc4+ 50. Kd5 Rd4+ 51. Ke6 Rxb4 52. Rd3
Re4+ 53. Kf6 Re1 54. Rd4+ Kf3 55. Kxg5 Re8 56. Rd6 Rg8+ 57. Rg6 Re8 58. Rxa6
1-0

March 28, 2021

Horobetz-Puckett Game in 90 Fun July 19, 2013 
A00: Irregular Openings

1. f3 e5 2. g3 Bc5 3. Nh3 d5 4. e3 Nc6 5. Nf2 d4 6. e4 f5 7. Bc4 Nf6 8. d3 Qd6
9. O-O f4 10. gxf4 exf4 11. e5 Nxe5 12. Bxf4 Nfd7 13. Ng4 Qg6 14. Kh1 Nxc4 15.
dxc4 O-O 16. Bg3 b6 17. Qd3 Qh5 18. Nd2 Bb7 19. Ne4 Rad8 20. Rae1 Qf5 21. Bxc7
Rde8 22. Nef6+ Rxf6 23. Nxf6+ Qxf6 24. Rxe8+ Kf7 25. Re4 g5 26. b4 Bxb4 27.
Rxd4 Nc5 28. Qxh7+ Qg7 29. Qxg7+ Kxg7 30. Bd6 Kg6 31. Bxc5 Bxc5 32. Rd7 Ba6 33.
Rxa7 Bxc4 34. Kg2 Kf5 35. Rc7 Kf6 36. Rxc5 bxc5 37. Ra1 Bd5 38. a4 Kf5 39. Kf2
Bc6 40. a5 Kf4 41. a6 Bxf3 42. a7 Ba8 43. Ra5 g4 44. Rxc5 1-0

March 27, 2021

Horobetz-O'Bar City Championship February 09, 2013, round 7
B70: Sicilian Dragon

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. g3 Bg7 7. Bg2 O-O 8.
Nde2 d6 9. O-O Bg4 10. h3 Bd7 11. g4 Ne8 12. Ng3 Nc7 13. f4 Nb5 14. Nxb5 Qb6+
15. Kh2 Qxb5 16. a4 Qb6 17. h4 Qd4 18. Qe2 Qf6 19. g5 Qe6 20. f5 gxf5 21. Nxf5
Nd4 22. Qf2 Be5+ 23. Kh1 Nxf5 24. exf5 Qc4 25. c3 Bc6 26. Bxc6 Bg3 27. Qg2
Qxh4+ 28. Kg1 bxc6 29. Be3 e5 30. Rf3 1-0

March 26, 2021

Barnes-Bansal Mike Barton Memorial 3, August 17, 2013 round 2
B21: Sicilian: Morra Gambit

1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3. c3 d3 4. Bxd3 d6 5. Be3 Nf6 6. h3 g6 7. Nf3 Bg7 8. Qd2
Nc6 9. c4 O-O 10. Nc3 e5 11. O-O Be6 12. Rfd1 Qc7 13. Rac1 a6 14. Nd5 Qd7 15.
Nb6 Qe7 16. Nxa8 Rxa8 17. Bb1 Rd8 18. Bb6 Rd7 19. b3 h6 20. Qe3 Kh7 21. Rd2 Ne8
22. Rcd1 Bf8 23. c5 dxc5 24. Rxd7 Bxd7 25. Rc1 Qe6 26. Bxc5 Bxc5 27. Qxc5 Nf6
28. Bd3 (28. Rd1 Bc8) 28... Bc8 29. Bc4 Qe8 30. Bxf7 Qxf7 31. Nxe5 Nxe5 32.
Qxe5 Nh5 33. Rxc8 Nf6 34. Rc7 Nd7 35. Qd6 1-0

March 25, 2021

Ed Hamelrath(1690) - Nathan Vogt(1790)  Candidates 2008, January 05, 2008
E44: Nimzo-Indian: Fischer variation, 5.Ne2

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 b6 5. Ne2 Bb7 6. a3 Bxc3+ 7. Nxc3 O-O 8.
d5 exd5 9. cxd5 Re8 10. Bc4 d6 11. O-O Nbd7 12. f3 Ne5 13. Bb5 c6 14. dxc6
Bxc6 15. Bxc6 Nxc6 16. e4 Qd7 17. Bg5 Qe6 18. Bxf6 Qxf6 19. Nd5 Qd8 20. Rc1
Rc8 21. Rc3 Qd7 22. Qa4 1-0

March 24, 2021

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

March 23, 2021

Carlos Sims(1989) - Graham Horobetz(2082)  Get Ready for the Bluff City  April 08, 2011 round 1 
B27: Sicilian: Hungarian variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. Be2 Bg7 5. d3 Nf6 6. O-O d5 7. exd5 Nxd5 8.
Nxd5 Qxd5 9. Re1 O-O 10. a3 e5 11. h3 h6 12. Rb1 a5 13. Be3 Be6 14. Qc1 Kh7
15. Nd2 f5 16. Nc4 Ra6 17. Nd2 Qd6 18. Nc4 Qe7 19. f4 Bxc4 20. dxc4 e4 21.
c3 Raa8 22. Rd1 Rad8 23. Rd5 b6 24. Qc2 Qc7 25. Rbd1 Ne7 26. Rxd8 Rxd8 27.
Rxd8 Qxd8 28. Qd2 Qxd2 29. Bxd2 Nc6 30. Kf2 Bf6 31. Bd1 g5 32. g4 Kg6 33.
gxf5+ Kxf5 34. Bg4+ Kg6 35. f5+ Kf7 36. Ke3 Ne5 37. Kxe4 Nxc4 38. Bc1 Ne5
39. Be2 c4 40. Be3 b5 41. Bc5 a4 42. Bh5+ Kg7 43. Be2 Kf7 44. Bh5+ Kg7 45.
Be2 h5 46. Bd4 Nd3 47. Bxh5 Nxb2 48. Be8 Bxd4 49. Kxd4 Kf6 50. Bxb5 Kxf5 51.
Bxc4 Kf6 52. Be2 1-0

March 22, 2021

Alex Sytnytsky(1421) - Jonathan Beatty(1788)   GMCC Open  April 09, 2011 round 4 
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.
Bxf6 gxf6 9. Na3 b5 10. Nd5 f5 11. Bd3 Be6 12. c3 Rc8 13. Qf3 fxe4 14. Nf6+ Ke7
15. Nxe4 Rg8 16. Nf6 Rg7 17. Bxh7 b4 18. Nc2 bxc3 19. bxc3 Qa5 20. O-O Nd8 21.
Nb4 Rxc3 22. Nbd5+ Bxd5 23. Nxd5+ Ke8 24. Nxc3 Rxh7 25. Nd5 Rg7 26. Rfc1 Ne6
27. Rc8+ Kd7 28. Rac1 Nd4 29. Nf6+ Ke6 30. Re8+ Be7 31. Rxe7+ Kxe7 32. Nd5+ Ke6
33. Qe4 Qxd5 0-1

March 21, 2021

Graham Horobetz(2100) - David Sichel(1980)  Mike Barton Memorial, August 20, 2011  round 4
C42: Petrov: Nimzovich attack

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Be7 7. Bd3
Bg4 8. Bf4 Nc6 9. h3 Bh5 10. g4 Bg6 11. Qd2 a6 12. O-O-O Qd7 13. Nd4 Nxd4
14. cxd4 O-O-O 15. Qa5 Bxd3 16. Rxd3 Qb5 17. Qxb5 axb5 18. Re1 Rhe8 19. Rde3
Kd7 20. Kd2 h6 21. b3 d5 22. Bxc7 Rc8 23. Bf4 Bb4+ 24. c3 Rxc3 25. Rxe8 Rf3+
26. Kd1 Bxe1 27. Re5 Rxf4 28. Rxd5+ Kc6 29. Rc5+ Kb6 30. Kxe1 Re4+ 31. Kf1
Rxd4 32. Rc2 f5 33. f3 fxg4 34. hxg4 g5 1/2-1/2

March 20, 2021

Edgar Davison(1964) - Graham Horobetz(2096)   Greater Memphis Open, September 17, 2011  round 3
A46: Queen's pawn game

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Bf4 c5 4. e3 cxd4 5. exd4 d6 6. Nbd2 Nbd7 7. Bd3 b6
8. Qe2 a6 9. Ne4 Qc7 10. O-O Be7 11. Nfg5 O-O 12. Qf3 Bb7 13. Qh3 h6 14.
Nxf6+ Nxf6 15. Nf3 Be4 16. Bxe4 Nxe4 17. c3 Nf6 18. Rfe1 b5 19. Nd2 Rfc8 20.
Ne4 Qc6 21. Nxf6+ Bxf6 22. Qg3 b4 23. Re3 bxc3 24. bxc3 e5 25. dxe5 Bxe5 26.
Bxe5 dxe5 1/2-1/2

March 19, 2021

John Hurt(1934) - Jim Mitchell(1732)  Ralph King Memorial October 17, 1975
C21: Danish gambit: Sorensen defense

1. e4 e5 2. d4 exd4 3. c3 d5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. cxd4 Nf6 6. Nc3 Bb4 7. Nf3 O-O
8. Be2 Bf5 9. O-O Qd6 10. Nb5 Qd7 11. Ne5 Qc8 12. Be3 a6 13. Nc3 Bxc3 14.
bxc3 Nbd7 15. Nd3 Re8 16. g4 Be4 17. Bg5 b5 18. f3 Bd5 19. Qd2 Re6 20. Nf4
Rd6 21. Rae1 h6 22. Nxd5 Rxd5 23. Be3 Qf8 24. c4 bxc4 25. Bxc4 Rd6 26. Bf4
Rc6 27. Rc1 Nb8 28. d5 Rb6 29. Bxc7 Qc5+ 30. Qf2 Qxc7 31. Bd3 Qb7 32. Qxb6
Qxb6+ 33. Kh1 Nbd7 34. Rc6 Qb7 35. Rb1 Qxb1+ 36. Bxb1 Nxd5 37. Be4 N7f6 38.
Rxf6 gxf6 39. Bxd5 1/2-1/2

March 18, 2021

Gary Pylant(1800) - Hawkins(2089)   World Open  July 01, 1978  round 2
B33: Sicilian: Pelikan, Chelyabinsk variation

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 O-O 12. Nc2 Bg5 13. a4 bxa4 14. Rxa4
f5 15. g3 f4 16. h4 Be7 17. Be2 fxg3 18. fxg3 Rb8 19. Rc4 Bb7 20. Nce3 Na5
21. Rb4 Kh8 22. Nf5 Bf6 23. h5 Nc6 24. Ra4 Ne7 25. Nfxe7 Bxe7 26. Qc2 Bxd5
27. exd5 Qb6 28. h6 Qf2+ 29. Kd1 g6 30. Rg4 Qc5 31. c4 Bf6 32. Rxg6 hxg6 33.
Qxg6 Qd4+ 34. Ke1 Rxb2 35. Rf1 Qd2+ 0-1

March 17, 2021

Paul Linxwiler(1995) - Gary Pylant(1894)   Solid Gold Dedication, June 26, 1981  round 3
B78: Sicilian Dragon: Yugoslav Attack

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 O-O 8. Bc4
Nc6 9. Qd2 Bd7 10. O-O-O Rc8 11. Bb3 Ne5 12. h4 Nc4 13. Bxc4 Rxc4 14. h5 Nxh5
15. g4 Nf6 16. Nd5 Nxg4 17. fxg4 Bxg4 18. Rdg1 h5 19. Rxg4 e6 20. Rxg6 fxg6 21.
Nxe6 Qd7 22. Nxg7 Qxg7 23. Bh6 Qf7 24. Bxf8 Qxf8 25. Qg2 Qh6+ 26. Kb1 b5 27.
Rxh5 Rd4 28. a3 Qg7 29. Rg5 Kf7 30. Qf2+ Ke8 31. Nf6+ 1-0

March 16, 2021

Jonathan Beatty(1869) - Graham Horobetz(2099)   Mitchell Memorial, December 23, 2011  round 4
E17: Catalan: closed, 5.Nf3

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Be7 5. Nf3 O-O 6. O-O b6 7. Qc2 Bb7 8.
Ne5 Nbd7 9. cxd5 Nxe5 10. dxe5 Nxd5 11. a3 c5 12. Rd1 Qc8 13. e4 Nc7 14. Be3
Nb5 15. Qe2 Nd4 16. Qg4 Rd8 17. Nc3 Qc7 18. Bf4 a6 19. h4 Nc6 20. Bh6 Bf8
21. Rxd8 Rxd8 22. f4 Rd2 23. h5 Kh8 24. Bg5 Rxb2 25. Rd1 Nd4 26. h6 g6 27.
Bf6+ Kg8 28. Bh1 Bxh6 29. Rd3 Rc2 30. Qh4 Bf8 31. Nd1 c4 32. Re3 Rc1 33. g4
Rxd1+ 34. Kf2 Qc5 35. Rh3 Nf5+ 0-1

March 15, 2021

Matthew Marsh(1835) - Greg Turner(1883)  John Hurt Memorial 3  June 24, 2006
E80: King's Indian: Sämisch variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 b6 6. Be3 Bb7 7. Nh3 Nbd7 8.
Nf2 c5 9. d5 Bc8 10. Qd2 Ne5 11. O-O-O Bd7 12. h3 Bc8 13. f4 Ned7 14. g4 h6
15. Nd3 Ba6 16. b3 Rb8 17. a4 Bb7 18. Bg2 a6 19. Bf3 b5 20. Kc2 bxc4 21.
bxc4 Nb6 22. Nb2 h5 23. f5 Nfd7 24. fxg6 fxg6 25. gxh5 gxh5 26. Qe2 Nf6 27.
Rhg1 Kf7 28. Rdf1 Kg8 29. Rg5 Qe8 30. Rfg1 Rh7 31. Rg6 Kh8 32. Bf4 Nbd7 33.
e5 dxe5 34. Bxe5 Nxe5 35. Qxe5 Qf8 36. Qe2 Bc8 37. R6g3 Bf5+ 38. Kd1 h4 39.
Rg5 Bxh3 40. Nd3 Bh6 41. Ne5 Bg7 42. Ng6+ Kg8 43. Nxf8 Kxf8 44. Ne4 Nxe4 45.
Bxe4 Rb1+ 46. Bxb1 1-0

March 14, 2021

Middleton-Gilley Memphis Club Ladder Game 1962 
C53: Giuoco Piano

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Qe7 5. O-O d6 6. d4 Bb6 7. a4 a6 8. h3 Nf6
9. Re1 O-O 10. Na3 exd4 11. cxd4 Ba5 12. Bd2 Bxd2 13. Qxd2 Nh5 14. e5 Qd8 15.
g4 dxe5 16. gxh5 exd4 17. Qf4 h6 18. Rad1 Bxh3 19. Kh2 Qc8 20. Qg3 Bg4 21. Rg1
b5 22. axb5 1-0

March 13, 2021

Wright-Thomas  Mid-South Open,  1970
B90: Sicilian Najdorf: Unusual White 6th moves

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.a3 Qc7 7.Be2 Nc6 8.Be3 Bd7
9.0-0 g6 10.f4 Bg7 11.Qd2 0-0 12.f5 Rfd8 13.fxg6 hxg6 14.Nf3 Na5 15.Bh6 Bh8 
16.Ng5 Nc4 17.Qf4 Ne5 18.Kh1 Be8 19.Nd5 Nxd5 20.exd5 Qxc2 21.Rae1 Qc5 22.Qh4 
Bf6 23.Rxf6 exf6 24.Ne4 1-0

March 12, 2021

Ingram-Polk  Hot Summer Swiss, August 07, 2009, round 1
C47: Scotch Four Knights

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Bb4 6. Bb5 Qe7 7. O-O Nxd4 8.
Qxd4 Bc5 9. Qd3 c6 10. Ba4 Qe5 11. Be3 Ng4 12. g3 Qh5 13. h4 Nxe3 14. fxe3 Qg4
15. Rf2 Qxg3+ 16. Rg2 Bxe3+ 17. Kh1 Qh3+ 18. Rh2 Qf3+ 19. Rg2 Qf4 20. Rf1 Qh6
21. Bb3 Bf4 22. Ne2 Qxh4+ 23. Kg1 g5 24. Qd4 Rf8 25. e5 d5 26. Nxf4 gxf4 27.
Rxf4 Qe1+ 28. Rf1 Qa5 29. Rgf2 Bh3 30. Rd1 Rg8+ 31. Kh2 Rg4 32. Qd3 Rh4 33. Qg3
Bg4+ 34. Qxh4 Bxd1 35. e6 Qc7+ 36. Kg1 fxe6 37. c4 Qe7 38. Rf6 Bf3 39. Kf2 Kd7
40. Qf4 Bh5 41. Bd1 Bg6 42. Bc2 1-0

March 11, 2021

Hurt-Wright      Mid-South Open Open 1979 
C11: French: Steinitz, Bradford attack

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. dxc5 Bxc5 7. Qg4 g6 8.
Bd3 Nc6 9. a3 h5 10. Qh3 a6 11. Bxg6 Ndxe5 12. fxe5 fxg6 13. Nf3 Qc7 14. Qg3
Qg7 15. Bg5 Be7 16. O-O Bd7 17. Bxe7 Nxe7 18. Nh4 O-O-O 19. Rf6 Rhg8 20. Qg5
Rdf8 21. Raf1 Nf5 22. Rxg6 Qh7 23. Nxf5 exf5 24. Rxg8 Rxg8 25. Qd2 Qg7 26.
Nxd5 Qxe5 27. Re1 Qg7 28. Ne7+ 1-0

March 10, 2021

Devon Puckett(2011) - Clay Polk(1923)  57th Mid-South Open, November 27, 2016  round 5
B12: Caro-Kann: advance variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nc3 e6 5. g4 Bg6 6. Nge2 c5 7. Be3 Nc6 8. h4
h5 9. Nf4 Bh7 10. Nxh5 cxd4 11. Bxd4 Bxc2 12. Qxc2 Nxd4 13. Qa4+ Nc6 14. Bb5
Ne7 15. Rd1 Qc7 16. Rh3 Nc8 17. Re3 Nb6 18. Qf4 a6 19. Bxc6+ bxc6 20. Qg5
Qe7 21. b3 Qxg5 22. hxg5 d4 23. Rxd4 Bc5 24. Nxg7+ Kf8 25. Nxe6+ fxe6 26.
Rf3+ Ke7 27. Rdf4 Raf8 28. g6 Rxf4 29. Rxf4 Rf8 30. Ne2 Nd5 31. g7 Rg8 32.
Ra4 a5 33. a3 Bb6 0-1

March 09, 2021

Horobetz-Cierna National Chess Day! October 08, 2016 round 4
B19: Caro-Kann: classical, Spassky variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. h4 h6 7. Nf3 Nd7 8.
h5 Bh7 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 Ngf6 11. Bd2 e6 12. O-O-O Be7 13. Ne4 Nxe4 14.
Qxe4 Nf6 15. Qd3 O-O 16. g4 Nxg4 17. Rhg1 f5 18. Qe2 Qd5 19. c4 Qe4 20. Qxe4
fxe4 21. Rxg4 Rxf3 22. Bxh6 Rf7 23. Rdg1 g5 24. hxg6 Rxf2 25. Rxe4 Re8 26.
Rge1 Rh2 27. Rxe6 Rxh6 28. Rxe7 Rxe7 29. Rxe7 Rxg6 30. Rxb7 a5 31. Kc2 Rg4
32. Kd3 Kf8 33. Rb6 Rg2 34. Rxc6 Rxb2 35. a4 Rb4 36. Ra6 Rxa4 37. Ra7 Ke8
38. c5 Kd8 39. d5 Kc8 40. c6 Ra1 41. Kd4 a4 42. d6 Rd1+ 43. Kc5 Rc1+ 44. Kb6
Rb1+ 45. Ka6 1-0

March 08, 2021

King-Vera Mike Barton Memorial 6 September 17, 2016 round 1
D36: QGD: exchange, positional line

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 Be7 6. e3 O-O 7. Bd3 c6 8. Qc2
h6 9. Bh4 Be6 10. Nge2 Nbd7 11. f3 c5 12. O-O Rc8 13. Rad1 a6 14. Bf5 c4 15.
Bxe6 fxe6 16. Nf4 Rc6 17. Ng6 Rf7 18. e4 b5 19. Nxe7+ Rxe7 20. e5 Nh7 21. Bxe7
Qxe7 22. f4 Ndf8 23. a3 Qh4 24. g3 Qg4 25. Qe2 Qh3 26. Qg2 Qg4 27. h3 Qg6 28.
g4 Rb6 29. f5 Qg5 30. fxe6 Rxe6 31. Nxd5 h5 32. Rf5 Qd8 33. gxh5 Rh6 34. Rdf1
Ne6 35. Kh2 Nxd4 36. Ne7+ Kh8 37. Ng6+ Rxg6 38. hxg6 Nxf5 39. Rxf5 Nf6 1-0

March 07, 2021

Horobetz-Bansal   John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 1
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. Nd5 Nxd5 8.
exd5 Nb8 9. a4 Be7 10. Be2 O-O 11. O-O Bf5 12. f4 Qc8 13. c3 f6 14. Be3 b6 15.
a5 Nd7 16. axb6 axb6 17. Ra7 Rxa7 18. Nxa7 Qc7 19. Nc6 Bd8 20. fxe5 fxe5 21. b4
Nb8 22. Qb3 Bg6 23. Nxe5 Rxf1+ 24. Bxf1 Qe7 25. Bd4 Qe8 26. Nxg6 Qxg6 27. Qa4
Qf7 28. Qa8 Qc7 29. Bb5 h6 30. Bc6 Nxc6 31. dxc6 Kf8 32. Qb7 h5 33. Kf1 Qf7+
34. Qxf7+ Kxf7 35. Ke2 g6 36. Kd3 Ke6 37. Kc4 Bc7 38. Kb5 Ke7 39. Bxb6 Kd8 40.
Bxc7+ Kxc7 41. h4 Kc8 42. Kb6 Kd8 43. c7+ Kc8 44. Kc6 d5 45. b5 d4 46. b6 dxc3
47. b7# 1-0

March 06, 2021

Beatty-King   John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 3
D45: Semi-Slav: 5 e3

1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 c6 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. b3 Bd6 6. d4 Nbd7 7. Be2 O-O 8. O-O
b6 9. cxd5 exd5 10. Bb2 Re8 11. Qc2 Bb7 12. Bd3 Rc8 13. Rac1 c5 14. Qb1 Ne4 15.
Rfd1 cxd4 16. Bxe4 dxe4 17. Rxd4 Bc5 18. Rxe4 Bxe4 19. Nxe4 Qe7 20. Neg5 Nf8
21. Qf5 h6 22. Rc4 hxg5 23. Nxg5 Bxe3 24. Rxc8 Bxg5 0-1

March 05, 2021

Aaron Smith(1678) - Carlos Sims(1987)  Candidates 2008, January 05, 2008
A80: Dutch Defence: Unusual White second moves

1. d4 f5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 d5 4. Nbd2 e6 5. c3 Bd6 6. Qc2 Nbd7 7. c4 c6 8. c5
Bc7 9. b4 Ne4 10. Bb2 g5 11. h3 Qf6 12. Be2 h5 13. Nxe4 fxe4 14. Nd2 e5 15.
f3 exf3 16. Nxf3 e4 17. Ne5 Nxe5 18. dxe5 Bxe5 19. Bxe5 Qxe5 20. O-O-O Qa1+
21. Qb1 Qc3+ 22. Qc2 Qxb4 23. Rd4 Qa3+ 24. Kd2 Qa5+ 25. Kd1 Be6 26. Rf1 Ke7
27. Ra4 Qc7 28. Qb2 d4 29. Rxd4 Rad8 30. Kc2 Rxd4 31. Qxd4 Qd8 32. Qg7+ 1-0

March 04, 2021

Alex Sytnytsky(1423) - Chase Knowles(1749)  Candidates 2010   January 02, 2010  round 3
B10: Caro-Kann defense

1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. c3 Nf6 5. Bb5+ Bd7 6. Qb3 Bxb5 7. Qxb5+
Qd7 8. Qxd7+ Nbxd7 9. d4 e6 10. Bg5 Bd6 11. Bxf6 Nxf6 12. Nbd2 O-O 13. O-O
Rac8 14. Rac1 Nd7 15. Rfe1 Nb6 16. b3 Ba3 17. Rc2 Rc7 18. Nb1 Bd6 19. Ree2
Rfc8 20. Ne1 Nd7 21. Nd3 Nf6 22. f3 b5 23. b4 Nd7 24. Nc5 Bxc5 25. dxc5 Nb8
26. Na3 a6 27. f4 Nc6 28. g4 d4 29. Re4 dxc3 30. Rxc3 Rd7 31. Rf3 Rcd8 32.
Rf2 Rd4 33. Rxd4 Rxd4 34. Nc2 Rc4 35. a3 a5 36. bxa5 Nxa5 37. Rd2 Kf8 38.
Rd8+ Ke7 39. Ra8 Rxc2 40. Rxa5 Rxc5 41. Kg2 Kf6 42. Kg3 g5 43. fxg5+ Kxg5
44. h4+ Kf6 45. h5 Kg5 46. a4 Rc3+ 47. Kf2 Kxg4 48. Rxb5 Ra3 49. a5 f5 50.
h6 Kg5 51. Rb6 Rxa5 52. Rxe6 Ra4 53. Re5 Rh4 54. Re3 Kxh6 55. Re6+ Kg5 56.
Re8 Kf4 57. Kg2 h5 58. Rh8 Rg4+ 59. Kh3 Rg1 60. Kh2 Rg5 1/2-1/2

March 03, 2021

King-Mikhalevski  Philadelphia International, 2018
E54: Nimzo-Indian: Rubinstein: Main Line: 7...dxc4 8 Bxc4

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 d5 6. Nf3 c5 7. O-O cxd4 8. exd4
dxc4 9. Bxc4 b6 10. Bg5 Bb7 11. Re1 Nc6 12. a3 Bxc3 13. bxc3 Rc8 14. Bd3 Na5
15. Re3 Nc4 16. Bxc4 Rxc4 17. Ne5 Qd5 18. Qf1 Rc7 19. c4 Qxd4 20. Rd1 Qb2 21.
Bxf6 gxf6 22. Qd3 fxe5 23. Rg3+ Kh8 24. Qd8 1-0

March 02, 2021

Piekortz-Senn  City Championship  February 08, 2002
B01: Scandinavian Defence

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. d4 Nxd5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. c4 Nf6 8.
Nc3 b6 9. Ne5 Bb7 10. Bf3 Qc8 11. Be3 Nfd7 12. Nxd7 Nxd7 13. Qe2 Rd8 14.
Rad1 c5 15. d5 Ne5 16. Be4 f5 17. f4 Nxc4 18. Qxc4 Ba6 19. Nb5 Bxb5 20. Qxb5
fxe4 21. Qc4 exd5 22. Rxd5  1/2-1/2

March 01, 2021

Shabalov-Filatov  North American Open  December 28, 1993 
C18: French: 3 Nc3 Bb4: Main line: 7 h4 and 7 Qg4

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Ne7 7. Qg4 O-O 8. Bd3
f5 9. exf6 Rxf6 10. Bg5 e5 11. Bxh7+ Kxh7 12. Qh5+ Kg8 13. Bxf6 gxf6 14. dxe5
Qf8 15. Nf3 Nbc6 16. O-O-O Bf5 17. Rhe1 Rd8 18. Qh4 Ng6 19. Qh5 Nge7 20. Nh4
Qf7 21. Qh6 Nxe5 22. Re3 Bh7 23. Rde1 d4 24. Rg3+ Kh8 25. f4 Ng8 26. Rxg8+ Kxg8
27. Rxe5 Qa2 28. Nf5 Qa1+ 29. Kd2 Bxf5 30. Rxf5 Qxc3+ 31. Kd1 Qa1+
32. Ke2 Re8+ 33. Kf3 Qf1+ 34. Kg3 Re3+ 35. Kh4 Qxg2 0-1

February 28, 2021

Pickard-Vaughn  Dyer County Quick Swiss  1981 
C45: Scotch Game

1. Nc3 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nxd4 5. Qxd4 Nf6 6. e4 b6 7. e5 Bc5 8.
Qf4 Ng8 9. Bc4 Qe7 10. Nd5 Bxf2+ 11. Kxf2 Qc5+ 12. Be3 Qc6 13. Nxc7+ Kd8 14.
Nxa8 Bb7 15. Rhg1 Bxa8 16. Qxf7 Nh6 17. Bxh6 gxh6 18. Qf6+ 1-0

February 27, 2021

Andrews-Weaver      Shelby Coutny Open 2010 
A61: Old Benoni

1. d4 e6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 exd5 4. cxd5 d6 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. Nd2 Be7 8. f3
Bh5 9. e4 Bg6 10. Be2 a6 11. a4 Nbd7 12. O-O h5 13. f4 h4 14. Bf3 Bh5 15. Nc4
Bxf3 16. Qxf3 Qc7 17. Bd2 O-O-O 18. a5 Kb8 19. e5 Nh5 20. Ne4 Nf8 21. Bc3 f6
22. exd6 Bxd6 23. Nexd6 Rxd6 24. Nxd6 Qxd6 25. f5 g5 26. fxg6 Nxg6 27. Qe4 Ngf4
28. Rad1 Rg8 29. Rd2 Rg4 30. Qe8+ Ka7 31. Qc8 Rxg2+ 32. Rxg2 1-0

February 26, 2021

Appleberry-Herbers Bluff City Open February 17, 1979
D34: Tarrasch Defence: 6 g3 Nf6 7 Bg2 Be7

1. c4 e6 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. d4 c5 7. cxd5 exd5 8. Nc3
Nc6 9. Bf4 Bg4 10. Be3 Qa5 11. dxc5 Bxc5 12. Nd4 Nxd4 13. Bxd4 Bxd4 14. Qxd4
Be6 15. Rfd1 Rfd8 16. b4 Qc7 17. e3 a6 18. Na4 Rd6 19. e4 Rc6 20. exd5 Rd8 21.
dxc6 Rxd4 22. Rxd4 bxc6 23. Nc5 Bd5 24. Bxd5 Nxd5 25. Nxa6 Qb6 26. Nc5 Nxb4 27.
Rb1 g6 28. Rdxb4 Qxc5 29. a4 Qa5 30. Rf4 Qa6 31. h4 c5 32. Rb5 h6 33. Rxc5 Qd6
34. Rb5 Qa6 35. Kh2 Kf8 36. Kg1 Ke7 37. Re5+ Kf8 38. Rd5 Qc8 39. a5 Qc1+ 40.
Kh2 Qc6 41. Rfd4 Qa6 42. Kg1 Ke7 43. Rd7+ Kf8 44. Rf4 f6 45. Rb4 0-1

February 25, 2021

Paul Linxwiler(2231) -  Gary Pylant(1990)   Bluff City Open   October 08, 1988  round 3
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 gxf6 11. c3 O-O 12. Qh5 Be6 13. Bd3 f5 14. exf5 Bxd5
15. f6 1-0

February 24, 2021

Wright-Smith       City Championship, March 14, 1975 round 5
B92: Sicilian: Najdorf, Opocensky variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8.
O-O Be6 9. f4 Qc7 10. Qd3 b5 11. Nd5 Bxd5 12. exd5 Nbd7 13. Bf3 Rc8 14. Be3
Qxc2 15. Qxc2 Rxc2 16. Rac1 Rxb2 17. Rc8+ Bd8 18. fxe5 Nxe5 19. Na5 O-O 20.
Nc6 Nxc6 21. dxc6 Ba5 22. Rxf8+ Kxf8 23. Rc1 Bc7 24. Bf4 Rxa2 25. Rd1 Ke7
26. Bg5 h6 27. Re1+ Kf8 28. Bxf6 gxf6 29. Bg4 b4 30. Bd7 b3 31. Re8+ Kg7 32.
Bf5 Bb6+ 33. Kf1 Rf2+ 0-1

February 23, 2021

Moody-Rackley       2nd Hunter Weaks Memorial, January 19, 1975 round 5
C42: Petrov: classical attack

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Be2 Bd6 7. O-O O-O 8.
Nbd2 Re8 9. Bd3 Bg4 10. Re1 Nc6 11. Nxe4 dxe4 12. Bxe4 Nxd4 13. Bxh7+ Kxh7
14. Rxe8 Nxf3+ 15. Qxf3 Qxe8 16. Qd3+ Kg8 0-1

February 22, 2021

Hurt-Timmel        Southern Open, July 04, 1975  
B20: Sicilian Wing Gambit

1. e4 c5 2. b4 cxb4 3. a3 d5 4. exd5 Nf6 5. axb4 Nxd5 6. b5 e5 7. Bb2 f6 8. Bc4
Nf4 9. Qf3 Qc7 10. Bb3 Be6 11. g3 Bxb3 12. Qxb3 Ng6 13. Nc3 Ne7 14. Ba3 b6 15.
Ne4 Nf5 16. Qe6+ Kd8 17. Qxf5 Bxa3 18. Rxa3 Qxc2 19. Ke2 Qb1 20. Rd3+ Ke7 21.
Nc3 Qa1 22. Nd5+ Kd6 23. Nxb6+ Ke7 24. Nd5+ Kf7 25. Nf3 Qxh1 26. Nxe5+ 1-0

February 21, 2021

Hurt-Acers, Greenville Invitational 1961
C44: Scotch: Göring gambit

1. e4 e5 2. d4 exd4 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. c3 dxc3 5. Nxc3 Bc5 6. Bc4 d6 7. Qb3 Qe7
8. O-O Nf6 9. Bg5 h6 10. Nd5 Qd8 11. Nxf6+ gxf6 12. Bxf7+ Kf8 13. Bh5 Qe7
14. Nh4 Qg7 15. Ng6+ Ke8 16. Nxh8+ Kd8 17. Bxf6+ Qxf6 18. Qg8+ 1-0

February 20, 2021

Scrivener-Hurt  Match 1965
D00: London System

1. d4 Nf6 2. f3 g6 3. e4 d6 4. Bd3 Bg7 5. c3 c6 6. Ne2 Nbd7 7. Nd2 Qc7 8.
Nc4 b5 9. Ne3 a5 10. a4 b4 11. cxb4 axb4 12. Bd2 Qb6 13. Nc4 Qb7 14. Qb3 c5
15. e5 dxe5 16. dxe5 Nd5 17. Be4 O-O 18. Nf4 e6 19. Nd6 Qc7 20. Nxd5 exd5
21. Bxd5 Nxe5 22. Nxf7 Nxf7 23. Bxa8 Qe5+ 24. Qe3 Qxb2 25. Rd1 Bd4 26. Qe7
Bd7 27. Bd5 Bxa4 28. Bxf7+ Rxf7 29. Qd8+ Rf8 30. Qd5+ Kh8 31. Rc1 Re8+ 0-1

February 19, 2021

Jack Smith - Victor Pupols        1983 Mid-South Open  
C40: Latvian gambit, 3.Bc4

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 f5 3. Bc4 fxe4 4. Nxe5 Qg5 5. d4 Qxg2 6. Qh5+ g6 7. Bf7+ Ke7
8. Nxg6+ hxg6 9. Qxh8 Qxh1+ 10. Ke2 Qf3+ 11. Ke1 Kxf7 0-1

February 18, 2021

Wright, Jim - Wright, M.C.        Dyersburg Fall Open, September 21, 1975, round 4  
A35: English: symmetrical variation

1. c4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Nf3 e5 4. g3 Nf6 5. d3 h6 6. Bg2 d5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8.
O-O Be6 9. a3 Qd7 10. Qc2 Rc8 11. b3 Nd4 12. Qb2 Nxc3 13. Nxe5 Ncxe2+ 14.
Kh1 Qc7 15. Nc4 Nxc1 16. Raxc1 Be7 17. b4 b6 18. f4 O-O 19. Ne5 Qd6 20. b5
Bd5 21. a4 Bf6 22. Nc4 Qd7 23. Qf2 Rce8 24. Rce1 Rxe1 25. Rxe1 Ne6 26. Be4
Bxe4+ 27. dxe4 Qd4 28. Qc2 Qc3 29. Qxc3 Bxc3 30. Rd1 Rd8 31. Rxd8+ Nxd8 32.
Nd6 Kf8 33. e5 f6 34. Ne4 Bd4 35. exf6 gxf6 36. Kg2 Ke7 37. f5 Nb7 38. g4
Nd6 39. Nd2 c4 40. Kf3 Be5 41. h3 Bc3 42. Nf1 Bb2 43. Ke3 Nb7 44. Kd2 Nc5
45. a5 bxa5 46. Ne3 c3+ 47. Kc2 a4 48. Nd5+ Kd6 0-1

February 17, 2021

Linxwiler-Porter Region VIII Championship 1980 
C30: King's Gambit Declined

1. e4 e5 2. f4 Bc5 3. Nf3 d6 4. Bc4 Nf6 5. Nc3 O-O 6. d3 a6 7. fxe5 dxe5 8. Bg5
c6 9. Qd2 Nbd7 10. h4 Qb6 11. Na4 Qb4 12. Bxf6 Nxf6 13. Qxb4 Bxb4+ 14. c3 Bd6
15. Nb6 Rb8 16. Nxc8 Rbxc8 17. h5 Ng4 18. Ke2 Rfe8 19. Rh4 Nf6 20. g4 Nd7 21.
g5 Nf8 22. Rah1 Ne6 23. g6 h6 24. gxf7+ Kxf7 25. d4 Kg8 26. Rg4 Kh7 27. dxe5
Bc5 28. Rd1 Rc7 29. b4 Bf8 30. Nh4 b5 31. Bb3 c5 32. Bxe6 Rxe6 33. Ng6 Be7 34.
Rd8 Bxd8 35. Nf8+ Kg8 36. Nxe6 Rd7 37. Nxc5 Re7 38. e6 Bb6 39. Rg6 a5 40. Kd3
Bxc5 41. bxc5 Kf8 42. Kd4 Ke8 43. Kd5 Kd8 44. Rg1 b4 45. cxb4 axb4 46. Rb1 Ra7
47. Kd6 Rxa2 48. e7+ Ke8 49. Rxb4 1-0

February 16, 2021

Wright-Hurt Tennessee Open, September 07, 1970 round 6
D40: Queen's Gambit Declined: Semi-Tarrasch

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 c5 5. e3 Nc6 6. Qc2 cxd4 7. exd4 dxc4 8.
Be3 Nb4 9. Qd2 Nbd5 10. Bxc4 Bb4 11. Qc2 Qa5 12. Bd2 O-O 13. O-O Rd8 14. a3
Bxc3 15. bxc3 Qc7 16. Ne5 b6 17. f4 Bb7 18. Bd3 Rac8 19. Rac1 g6 20. g4 Ne7 21.
f5 exf5 22. gxf5 Nd7 23. fxg6 Nxe5 24. gxh7+ Kh8 25. dxe5 Qc5+ 26. Rf2 Qd5 27.
Be4 Qxe4 28. Qxe4 Bxe4 29. Bg5 Rc7 30. Rxf7 Bxh7 31. Rxe7 Rxe7 32. Bxe7 Rg8+
33. Kf2 Bf5 34. Rd1 Kg7 35. Bf6+ Kf7 36. h4 Rc8 37. Rc1 b5 38. Ke3 a5 39. Kd2
Rg8 40. Re1 Ke6 41. Re3 Kd5 42. Re2 Rg3 43. Re3 Rg2+ 44. Ke1 Rh2 45. Kf1 Be4
1-0

February 15, 2021

Michelsen-Jefferson, Western Open 1913 
C41: Philidor Defence

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Be7 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Bd3 O-O 7. O-O c5 8.
Nde2 Nc6 9. f4 Ng4 10. h3 c4 11. hxg4 cxd3 12. Qxd3 Bxg4 13. Nd5 Bf6 14. c3 Re8
15. Ng3 Bh4 16. Kf2 f5 17. Ne3 fxe4 18. Qd5+ Be6 19. Qxe4 d5 20. Qd3 Rf8 21.
Re1 Ne5 22. Qd4 Rxf4+ 23. Qxf4 Nd3+ 0-1

February 14, 2021

Scrivener-Wright  City Championship 1963
A45: Paleface attack

1. d4 Nf6 2. f3 g6 3. e4 d6 4. Bd3 Bg7 5. c3 c6 6. Ne2 Nbd7 7. Nd2 Qc7 8.
Nc4 b5 9. Ne3 a5 10. a4 b4 11. cxb4 axb4 12. Bd2 Qb6 13. Nc4 Qb7 14. Qb3 c5
15. e5 dxe5 16. dxe5 Nd5 17. Be4 O-O 18. Nf4 e6 19. Nd6 Qc7 20. Nxd5 exd5
21. Bxd5 Nxe5 22. Nxf7 Nxf7 23. Bxa8 Qe5+ 24. Qe3 Qxb2 25. Rd1 Bd4 26. Qe7
Bd7 27. Bd5 Bxa4 28. Bxf7+ Rxf7 29. Qd8+ Rf8 30. Qd5+ Kh8 31. Rc1 Re8+ 0-1

February 13, 2021

Scrivener-Hurt       Match 1965 
D00: London System: Business Man's Opening

1. d4 d5 2. Bf4 e6 3. e3 Bd6 4. Bxd6 Qxd6 5. Bd3 Nd7 6. c3 e5 7. Ne2 Ne7 8.
Nd2 e4 9. Bc2 f5 10. Bb3 Nf6 11. c4 c6 12. cxd5 cxd5 13. Ba4+ Kf7 14. Rc1
Rb8 15. O-O Ng6 16. h3 b5 17. Bb3 Be6 18. f4 exf3 19. Nxf3 Ne4 20. Nf4 Rhc8
21. Nxg6 hxg6 22. Ne5+ Ke8 23. Rxc8+ Rxc8 24. Nxg6 Qg3 25. Nf4 Qxe3+ 26. Kh2
Nd2 27. Nxe6 Nxf1+ 28. Qxf1 Qxe6 29. Qxb5+ Ke7 30. Qxd5 Qxd5 31. Bxd5 Rd8
32. Bc4 Rxd4 33. b3 Rd2 34. a4 f4 35. Kg1 Kd6 36. a5 Kc5 37. a6 Kb4 38. Kf1
g5 39. Bf7 Ra2 40. Bc4 Rb2 41. Kg1 Rxb3 0-1

February 12, 2021

Waltman-Wright      King Cotton Open 1975 
E67: King's Indian: Fianchetto: 6...Nbd7 

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. d4 d6 5. g3 O-O 6. Bg2 Nbd7 7. O-O Rb8 8. Re1
b6 9. e4 e5 10. Bg5 Bb7 11. Qc2 a6 12. Rad1 Qe7 13. Bh3 exd4 14. Rxd4 Ne5 15.
Nxe5 Qxe5 16. Be3 c5 17. Rd3 Nxe4 18. Bf4 Qh5 19. Nxe4 Qxh3 20. Bxd6 f5 21. g4
Qxg4+ 22. Rg3 Bxe4 23. Rxg4 Bxc2 24. Rg3 Rfe8 25. Rc1 Rbd8 26. Rxc2 Rxd6 27. b3
Rde6 28. Kg2 Bd4 29. Rf3 Re2 30. Rxe2 Rxe2 31. a4 a5 32. Kf1 Rxf2+ 33. Rxf2
Bxf2 34. Kxf2 Kf7 35. Kf3 Kf6 36. h4 h6 37. Kf4 g5+ 0-1

February 11, 2021

Hurt-Hawks      King Cotton Open 1979 
C13: Rubinstein French

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Bg5 Be7 7. Nxf6+ Bxf6 8. Bxf6 Qxf6 9. Bd3 Nb6 10. O-O
Bd7 11. Ne5 O-O-O 12. f4 Qe7 13. f5 exf5 14. Nxd7 Nxd7 15. Qf3 g6 16. Rae1 Qd6
17. c3 Rhe8 18. Bc4 Nf8 19. Bxf7 Rxe1 20. Rxe1 c6 21. Qe3 Kc7 22. d5 cxd5 23.
Qxa7 Qb6+ 24. Qxb6+ Kxb6 25. Rd1 Kc5 26. Rd4 b5 27. Kf2 Rd7 28. b4+ Kb6 29.
Bxd5 h6 30. Ke3 Nh7 31. c4 bxc4 32. Bxc4 Rxd4 33. Kxd4 Nf6 34. a4 Ne4 35. a5+
Ka7 36. b5 Nd6 37. b6+ Kb7 38. Bd3 g5 39. Ke5 1-0

February 10, 2021

Presson-Hurt      Arkansas Open 1969 
C18: French: Winawer, advance, poisoned pawn, Euwe-Gligoric variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Ne7 7. Qg4 cxd4 8.
Qxg7 Rg8 9. Qxh7 Qc7 10. Kd1 Nbc6 11. Nf3 dxc3 12. Ng5 Nxe5 13. f4 Rxg5 14.
fxg5 N5g6 15. h4 e5 16. h5 Nf8 17. Bb5+ Nc6 18. Qg7 Bg4+ 19. Ke1 O-O-O 20.
Bxc6 Qxc6 21. h6 d4 22. Qxf7 0-1

February 09, 2021

Carlos Sims(1987) - Graham Horobetz(1541)  Candidates 2008, January 05, 2008
D00: Queen's pawn: stonewall attack

1. d4 Nf6 2. e3 d5 3. Bd3 g6 4. Nd2 Bg7 5. f4 Bg4 6. Ngf3 e6 7. O-O Nbd7 8.
Qe1 Bxf3 9. Rxf3 c6 10. c3 h5 11. e4 Nb6 12. exd5 cxd5 13. f5 gxf5 14. Bxf5
Qe7 15. Bd3 O-O-O 16. a4 Rdg8 17. a5 Na8 18. a6 b6 19. b3 Qd7 20. Nf1 Ne8
21. Bf4 Qe7 22. Ne3 Bf8 23. c4 Nec7 24. cxd5 Nxd5 25. Rc1+ Kd8 26. Nxd5 exd5
27. Qc3 Qd7 28. Bf5 1-0

February 08, 2021

Jack Smith - Doug Ralston       Tennessee Open 1973  
C44: KP: Nimzovich defense

1. e4 Nc6 2. d3 e5 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 g6 5. Nbd2 Bg7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O d5 8.
Re1 Re8 9. c3 Bg4 10. h3 Bxf3 11. Bxf3 Qd7 12. Kh2 Rad8 13. Qb3 Na5 14. Qd1
c5 15. exd5 Nxd5 16. Ne4 b6 17. c4 Nb4 18. Bg5 Nxd3 19. Bxd8 Rxd8 20. Re2 f5
21. Nf6+ Bxf6 22. Bd5+ Kg7 23. Qxd3 Nxc4 24. Rd1 Nd6 25. Bc4 Qc7 26. Red2
Bg5 27. Qd5 Nxc4 28. Qd7+ Rxd7 29. Rxd7+ Qxd7 30. Rxd7+ Kh6 31. b3 Nb2 32.
Rxa7 b5 33. a4 bxa4 34. bxa4 c4 35. a5 c3 36. a6 Bd8 37. Ra8 Bb6 38. Rc8 Nd1
39. f3 e4 40. Kg2 Bd4 41. fxe4 c2 42. e5 Nc3 43. a7 c1=Q 0-1

February 07, 2021

Weaks-Scrivener       Memphis City Tourney 1963 
A84: Dutch

1. d4 e6 2. c4 f5 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Bxd2+ 5. Qxd2 Nf6 6. Nc3 O-O 7. g3 c6 8.
Bg2 d5 9. O-O Nbd7 10. Qd3 Ne4 11. Rad1 Kh8 12. Nd2 Ndf6 13. f3 Nd6 14. e4 fxe4
15. fxe4 Nf7 16. e5 dxc4 17. Nxc4 Nd5 18. Ne4 Bd7 19. Ncd6 Nxd6 20. Rxf8+ Qxf8
21. Nxd6 Qe7 22. Rf1 Be8 23. Be4 g6 24. Qf3 b5 25. Qf8+ 1-0

February 06, 2021

Smith-Hurt      Summer Rating Tourney, 1975 
C19: French: 3 Nc3 Bb4: Main line: 7 Nf3 and 7 a4

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Ne7 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3
c5 7. Nf3 Nbc6 8. Be2 Qa5 9. O-O Nf5 10. Re1 h5 11. h4
Qa4 12. Rb1 cxd4 13. cxd4 Nfxd4 14. Nxd4 Qxd4 15. c4 Qxh4
16. cxd5 exd5 17. Bb5 Be6 18. Rb4 Qe7 19. Qa4 Qc7
20. Bg5 O-O 21. Rh4 g6 22. Bf6 a6 23. Qf4 Ne7 24. Qh6 Nf5
25. Qh8# 1-0

February 05, 2021

Appleberry-Hurt      Hunter Weaks Memorial 1976 
D01: Richter-Veresov attack

1. Nc3 Nf6 2. d4 d5 3. Bg5 Nbd7 4. Qd3 e6 5. e4 dxe4 6. Nxe4 Be7 7. Bxf6
gxf6 8. O-O-O f5 9. Nc3 c6 10. h3 Nf6 11. Kb1 Qc7 12. Qf3 b6 13. g4 fxg4 14.
hxg4 Bb7 15. Bg2 O-O-O 16. g5 Nd5 17. Nxd5 exd5 18. Re1 Rdf8 19. Rxh7 Rxh7
20. Qf5+ Kd8 21. Qxh7 Bxg5 22. Qg7 Be7 23. Nf3 Qf4 24. Qe5 Bd6 25. Qxf4 Bxf4
26. Bh3 Re8 27. Rxe8+ Kxe8 28. c3 Ba6 29. Kc2 Be2 30. Ne5 Bxe5 31. dxe5 Bf3
32. Kd2 Ke7 33. Ke3 Be4 34. c4 Bh1 35. f3 d4+ 36. Kf2 d3 37. Bg4 f6 38.
exf6+ Kxf6 39. Ke3 Ke5 40. Kxd3 Kf4 41. Ke2 Bg2 42. Kf2 Bh1 43. Bh5 c5 44.
a3 a6 45. a4 a5 46. Bg4 Ke5 47. Kg1 Bxf3 48. Bxf3 Kd4 49. Bd5 Kd3 50. Kf2
Kc2 51. Bc6 Kxb2 52. Ke3 Kc3 53. Bb5 1-0

February 04, 2021

Harley-Cope      Memphis Open 1983 
B38: Sicilian: Maroczy Bind

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. f3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. c4 Nc6 8.
Qd2 O-O 9. Nc3 Nxd4 10. Bxd4 Be6 11. Be2 Qa5 12. O-O Rfc8 13. b3 a6 14. Rfd1
Qh5 15. Rac1 Bh6 16. f4 Bg4 17. Bxf6 exf6 18. Nd5 Kg7 19. Nxf6 Qc5+ 20. Kh1
Bxe2 21. Nd7 Qc6 22. Qb2+ Kg8 23. Nf6+ Kf8 24. Nxh7+ Ke7 25. Qf6+ Ke8 26.
Rxd6 Qxe4 27. Qh8+ Ke7 28. Qf6+ 1/2-1/2

February 03, 2021

Thomas-Wright       City Championship 1971 
C90: Closed Ruy Lopez with 7...d6: Early deviations

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O b5 6. Bb3 Be7 7. Re1 d6 8.
c3 Bg4 9. h3 Bxf3 10. Qxf3 O-O 11. d3 Na5 12. Bc2 c5 13. Be3 Nc6 14. Nd2 a5
15. Nf1 b4 16. Ng3 Re8 17. Nf5 a4 18. a3 b3 19. Bd1 Bf8 20. Bg5 Re6 21. Be2
Ne7 22. Nh6+ gxh6 23. Bxf6 Qc7 24. Rac1 Bg7 25. Bxg7 Kxg7 26. d4 Rf8 27. Bb5
Qa5 28. Qd3 Ng6 29. g3 Rb8 30. Bc4 Rf6 31. dxc5 Qxc5 32. Re2 Rg8 33. Qd5 Kh8
34. Qxc5 dxc5 35. Kf1 Ne7 36. Re3 Kg7 37. Rd1 Nc8 38. Red3 Nb6 39. Bb5 Rb8
40. Rd6 Rxd6 41. Rxd6 Nc8 42. Rd8 Rxb5 43. Rxc8 Kg6 44. Ra8 f5 45. exf5+
Kxf5 46. Rxa4 e4 47. Ke2 Ke5 48. Ke3 Kd5 49. c4+ 1-0

February 02, 2021

Senn-Ferguson      MCC Reserve 1978 
E70: King's Indian: Miscellaneous lines

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 O-O 5. e5 Ne8 6. Be3 d6 7. f4 c5 8. dxc5
Nc6 9. cxd6 exd6 10. exd6 Nxd6 11. Be2 Be6 12. Bc5 Nxc4 13. Bxf8 Qxf8 14. Bxc4
Bxc4 15. Nge2 Rd8 16. Qc1 Re8 17. O-O Bxe2 18. Nxe2 Rxe2 19. Qc4 Qe7 20. Rad1
Qe3+ 21. Kh1 Bd4 22. Rd3 Qf2 0-1

February 01, 2021

Mitchell-Ellis       Music City Spring 1972 
B03: Alekhine's defense

1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. d4 d6 4. f4 Bf5 5. a3 e6 6. Nf3 Be7 7. Bd3 Bxd3 8.
Qxd3 O-O 9. O-O dxe5 10. dxe5 Bc5+ 11. Kh1 Qe7 12. b4 Bb6 13. c4 Nxb4 14.
axb4 Qxb4 1-0

January 31, 2021

Middleton-Wright      City Championship 1978 
C06: French Tarrasch

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 Nf6 4. Bd3 c5 5. e5 Nfd7 6. c3 Nc6 7. Ne2 cxd4 8.
cxd4 Nb4 9. Bb1 b5 10. a3 Nc6 11. O-O Qb6 12. Nf3 Bb7 13. Be3 Be7 14. Ng5 h6
15. Nh3 a5 16. b3 b4 17. a4 Ba6 18. Bd3 O-O-O 19. Rc1 Kb7 20. Bxa6+ Qxa6 21.
f4 Qb6 22. Qd3 f5 23. exf6 Bxf6 24. f5 Ne7 25. fxe6 Qxe6 26. Nhf4 Qb6 27.
Bf2 Rc8 28. Nxd5 Nxd5 29. Qe4 Qd6 30. Bg3 Rhe8 31. Qxe8 Rxe8 32. Bxd6 Rxe2
33. Bc5 Nc3 34. Rf5 Nxc5 35. dxc5 Kc6 0-1

January 30, 2021

Thomas-Wright  City Championship 1972
B98: Sicilian Najdorf: 6 Bg5 e6 7 f4 Be7, sidelines

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 Be7 8. Qf3
Qc7 9. O-O-O b5 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. Bxb5+ axb5 12. Ndxb5 Qa5 13. Nxd6+ Kf8 14. e5
Nd7 15. exf6 Nxf6 16. Nc4 Qa6 17. Rd6 Qa7 18. Rd8+ Ne8 19. Qc6 Ke7 20. Rxc8
Rxc8 21. Qxc8 Rf8 22. Nd5+ exd5 23. Re1+ Kf6 24. Qc6+ Kf5 25. Qxd5+ Kxf4 26.
Re4# 1-0

January 29, 2021

Jack Smith - Boris Kogan       1983 Mid-South Open  
A34: English: symmetrical, three knights system

1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nb4 6. d3 Bg4 7. a3 Bxf3 8.
gxf3 N4c6 9. Be3 e6 10. f4 Be7 11. Qg4 g6 12. Rd1 Nd4 13. Bg2 Nc2+ 14. Ke2
Nc6 15. h4 h5 16. Qg3 Qb6 17. Rb1 N2d4+ 18. Kf1 O-O-O 19. Bh3 Rd7 20. Nd5
exd5 21. exd5 f5 22. dxc6 Qxc6 23. Bg2 Qb5 24. Bxd4 Rxd4 25. Ke2 Re8 26. Kd2
Bd6 27. Qxg6 0-1

January 28, 2021

Scrivener-McDowell       City Championship 1965 
B07: Pirc Defence

1. d4 Nf6 2. f3 c5 3. d5 g6 4. e4 d6 5. Ne2 Bg7 6. Nbc3 O-O
7. Be3 Na6 8. g4 Bd7 9. h4 b5 10. Ng3 Nc7 11. h5 b4
12. Nce2 Nb5 13. hxg6 fxg6 14. Nf4 Nc7 15. Bc4 Qc8
16. Qe2 Rf7 17. g5 Nfe8 18. Rb1 Be5 19. Qh2 Nb5 20. Nd3
Bxg3+ 21. Qxg3 Nd4 22. Bxd4 cxd4 23. Bb3 a5 24. a4 Ng7
25. e5 Bf5 26. e6 Nxe6 27. dxe6 Bxe6 28. O-O Bxb3 29. cxb3
Qc2 30. f4 Raf8 31. Rbe1 Qxb3 32. Rf3 Qxa4 33. Nf2 e5
34. Ng4 Rxf4 35. Nf6+ R8xf6 36. gxf6 Rxf3 37. Qxf3 Qd7
38. Qd5+ Qf7 39. Qxd6 d3 40. Qd8+ Qf8 41. Qxf8+ 1-0

January 27, 2021

Gilley-Hurt       Club Ladder Game 1963 
C04: French Tarrasch: 3...Nc6

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 Nc6 4. c3 Nf6 5. e5 Nd7 6. Ngf3 f6 7. Nh4 g6 8. Qg4
Qe7 9. Ndf3 fxe5 10. Bg5 Nf6 11. Qh3 Qf7 12. Bb5 exd4 13. Ne5 Qg7 14. Nxc6
bxc6 15. Bxc6+ Bd7 16. Qxe6+ Be7 17. Bxf6 Qxf6 18. Qxd7+ Kf8 19. Bxa8 Kg7
20. O-O Rxa8 21. Rfe1 Kf8 22. Re6 1-0

January 26, 2021


Gray-Thomas       Bluff City Open 1975 
D94: Grünfeld: 5.e3

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. e3 O-O 6. Be2 c6 7. O-O Bf5 8. b3
Nbd7 9. Bb2 Ne4 10. Rc1 Nxc3 11. Bxc3 Re8 12. cxd5 cxd5 13. Bd3 Bxd3 14.
Qxd3 Nb6 15. Rc2 f6 16. Rfc1 Qd7 17. Ba5 Rec8 18. Bxb6 axb6 19. Rxc8+ Rxc8
20. Rxc8+ Qxc8 21. h3 Kf7 22. Qb5 Qe6 23. Qd3 Bf8 24. g4 Qd7 25. Kg2 Kg7 26.
a4 Qc6 27. Qb5 Kf7 28. g5 Qxb5 29. axb5 Ke6 30. gxf6 exf6 31. Ne1 Kf5 32.
Kf3 h5 33. Nd3 g5 34. Nb2 Bd6 35. Na4 Bc7 36. Nc3 Ke6 37. Kg2 f5 38. f3 f4
39. exf4 Bxf4 40. Kf2 h4 41. Ke2 Bd6 42. Kd3 Bf4 43. Na4 Bc7 44. Nc3 Bd8 45.
Ke3 Bc7 46. Kd3 1/2-1/2

January 25, 2021

Williams-Mitchell    Music City Spring 1972 
A05: Réti opening

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 b6 3. Bg2 Bb7 4. O-O g6 5. d3 Bg7 6. e4 d6 7. Nbd2 O-O 8.
Ne1 e5 9. f4 exf4 10. gxf4 Ne8 11. f5 Nf6 12. Ndf3 Nbd7 13. Bg5 Qc8 14. Qc1
Re8 15. Bh6 Bh8 16. Qg5 Nxe4 17. dxe4 Bxe4 18. fxg6 fxg6 19. c3 Qd8 20. Qxd8
Raxd8 21. Ng5 Bxg2 22. Nxg2 Nf6 23. Nf3 Re2 24. Rf2 Rxf2 25. Kxf2 Ng4+ 26.
Kg3 Nxh6 27. Re1 Kf8 28. Nf4 Nf5+ 29. Kg4 Ng7 30. Nd4 Rd7 31. Nc6 a5 32. Rf1
Kg8 33. Nd5 Nf5 34. Re1 Kf7 35. h4 h5+ 36. Kh3 Bg7 37. Nb8 0-1

January 24, 2021

Weaver-Barton  City Championship 1985
A12: English Opening

1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 c6 3. Nf3 d5 4. b3 Bg4 5. Bb2 Bxf3 6. exf3 e6 7. Bg2 Be7 8. 
O-O O-O 9. f4 Nbd7 10. d3 Re8 11. Nd2 Qc7 12. Nf3 Rad8 13. Qc2 Qb6 14. Rac1 
Bf8 15. Ne5 d4 16. h3 c5 17. Qd2 Qc7 18. Rfe1 Bd6 19. Nxd7 Rxd7 20. Re2 Rde7 
21. Rce1 b6 22. Bc1 Nh5 23. Bf3 Nf6 24. g4 e5 25. g5 Nd7 26. f5 f6 27. h4 fxg5
28. Bd5+ Kh8 29. hxg5 Rf8 30. Be4 Nb8 31. f3 Nc6 32. Rh2 Nd8 33. Rxh7+ Kxh7 
34. Qh2+ Kg8 35. g6 1-0

January 23, 2021

Smith-Sentef  Tennessee Open September 03, 1989 round 4
D01: Torre Attack

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Bg5 g6 4. Bxf6 exf6 5. e3 Bg7 6. Nf3 O-O 7. Bd3 f5 8. 
O-O Be6 9. Na4 b6 10. Qc1 Qe8 11. Nc3 a6 12. Ne2 b5 13. b3 c5 14. c4 dxc4 15. 
bxc4 Qc8 16. cxb5 c4 17. Bc2 axb5 18. Qb2 Qc6 19. Nc3 Bd7 20. Rfb1 Ra5 21. Qb4
Qa6 22. a4 Nc6 23. axb5 Rxa1 24. bxa6 Nxb4 25. Rxa1 Nxc2 26. Ra5 Ra8 27. Nd5 
Bc8 28. a7 Bb7 29. Nb6 Rd8 30. a8=Q Bxa8 31. Rxa8 Rxa8 32. Nxa8 f4 33. Nb6 
fxe3 34. fxe3 Nxe3 35. Kf2 Bh6 36. d5 c3 37. d6 Nf5 38. Nd5 Nxd6 39. Nxc3 f5 
40. Nd5 Ne4+ 41. Kf1 Nd2+ 42. Nxd2 Bxd2 43. Ke2 Ba5 44. Ne7+ Kg7 45. Nc6 Bc7 
46. h3 h6 47. Nd4 Be5 48. Nf3 Kf6 49. Kf2 g5 50. Nxe5 Kxe5 51. Ke3 h5 52. Kf3 
h4 53. Ke3 f4+ 54. Kf2 Kf6 55. Ke2 Kf5 56. Kf3 Ke5 57. Kf2 Kd4 58. Kf3 Ke5 59.
Kf2 1/2-1/2

January 22, 2021

Wright-Pletcher  Memphis Candidates 1980 January 05, 1980  round 3
D00: London System or Queen's pawn, Mason variation

1. d4 d5 2. Bf4 Nf6 3. Nd2 Bf5 4. e3 c5 5. c3 e6 6. Ngf3 Be7 7. Bb5+ Nbd7 8.
Ne5 O-O 9. Nxd7 Nxd7 10. Nf3 a6 11. Be2 Bg4 12. O-O Rc8 13. Ne5 Bxe2 14. Qxe2
Nf6 15. h3 h6 16. Rfd1 c4 17. f3 b5 18. e4 Re8 19. Re1 Qa5 20. Qd2 Qb6 21. Kh1
a5 22. g4 Qb7 23. Qg2 Nd7 24. g5 hxg5 25. Bxg5 Bxg5 26. Nxd7 Qxd7 27. Qxg5 f6
28. Qg4 Qf7 29. Re2 b4 30. Rg1 bxc3 31. bxc3 Rb8 32. Reg2 Rb7 33. exd5 exd5 34.
Qf5 Qe6 35. Qh5 Qe3 36. Qxd5+ 1-0

January 21, 2021

Puckett-King Memphis Candidates January 14, 2017 round 3
B22: Sicilian: 2 c3

1. e4 c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. Bc4 Nb6 5. Bb3 c4 6. Bc2 Nc6 7. Nf3 Qc7 8. Qe2
g5 9. h3 Bg7 10. d4 cxd3 11. Bxd3 h6 12. O-O Nxe5 13. Nd4 Nxd3 14. Nf5 Bf6 15.
Qxd3 d5 16. f4 Bxf5 17. Qxf5 Qd7 18. fxg5 hxg5 19. Na3 Qxf5 20. Rxf5 Rg8 21.
Nb5 Kd7 22. Be3 Kc6 23. a4 a6 24. Nd6 Kxd6 25. Bxb6 g4 26. hxg4 Rxg4 27. Rd1
Rxa4 28. Rdxd5+ Ke6 29. Rc5 Ra1+ 30. Rf1 Rxf1+ 31. Kxf1 Be5 32. Kf2 Bd6 33. Rh5
Rg8 34. Rh6+ Kd7 35. Bd4 Rg5 36. Kf3 Rb5 37. b4 Rf5+ 38. Ke4 Rg5 39. Kf3 Rg8
40. g4 Rc8 41. Rh7 Ke6 42. Ke4 Rg8 43. Rg7 Rxg7 44. Bxg7 Kd7 45. Bd4 Kc6 46.
Be3 Kb5 47. Kd5 Ka4 48. Kc4 e6 49. Bb6 Be7 50. Be3 b5+ 51. Kd3 Bf6 52. Kc2 Be7
53. Bd2 Bh4 54. Be3 Bf6 55. Bd2 Bd8 56. Be3 Bh4 57. Bd2 Bf2 58. Bf4 Bb6 59. Bd6
Bd8 60. Bc5 f5 61. gxf5 exf5 62. Be3 Bc7 63. Bf2 Be5 64. Kb2 Bd6 65. Bc5 Be5
66. Bf2 f4 67. Bg1 f3 68. Bf2 Bd6 69. Be1 Be7 70. Ka2 Bg5 71. Bf2 Bf4 72. Kb2
Bd6 73. Be1 Bb8 74. Ka2 Ba7 0-1

January 20, 2021

Hood-Flickenger, Mid-South Open 1981 
B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Ne2 h6 5. Ng3 Bh7 6. e6 fxe6 7. Qh5+ Kd7 8. c4
Nf6 9. Qf3 g5 10. Nc3 Bg7 11. Bd3 Bxd3 12. Qxd3 Na6 13. Bd2 Qe8 14. Na4 Qf7 15.
b4 dxc4 16. Qxc4 Nc7 17. Nc5+ Ke8 18. Rc1 Nfd5 19. a4 Nb6 20. Qc3 Ncd5 21. Qd3
Nd7 22. b5 Nxc5 23. Rxc5 Kd7 24. bxc6+ bxc6 25. O-O Rhc8 26. Rfc1 e5 27. Qa6
Qe6 28. Qb7+ Kd8 29. Rxc6 Rxc6 30. Rxc6 1-0

January 19, 2021

Davison-Sims  Candidates 2009 January 04, 2009  round 4
A48: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 g6: Torre, London and Colle Systems

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bf4 d6 4. h3 Bg7 5. e3 O-O 6. Be2 c6 7. O-O Qb6 8. Qc1
Bf5 9. Nbd2 Nd5 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bh4 g5 12. Bg3 Nf6 13. Ne1 Nbd7 14. Bd3 Bxd3 15.
Nxd3 Nh5 16. Bh2 f5 17. Qd1 Nhf6 18. h4 Rae8 19. hxg5 hxg5 20. c3 Ng4 21. Qb3+
Qxb3 22. axb3 Nxh2 23. Kxh2 a6 24. Nf3 Bf6 25. Ra5 e6 26. Rh1 Kg7 27. Kg1 Bd8
28. Ra1 Kg6 29. Nd2 Nf6 30. f3 Bc7 31. Nc4 Nh5 32. Kf2 g4 33. Nf4+ Nxf4 34.
exf4 e5 35. dxe5 dxe5 36. fxe5 b5 37. Rxa6 Re6 38. Nd6 g3+ 39. Kxg3 Rxe5 40.
Rxc6 Rc5 41. Rxc7 Rxc7 42. Nxb5 f4+ 43. Kf2 Rd7 44. Nd4 Rc8 45. Re1 Ra8 46. Re2
Rh7 47. Ke1 Rh1+ 48. Kd2 Rg1 49. b4 Ra2 50. Kc2 Ra6 51. b5 Rd6 52. Kb3 Rf6 53.
Kc4 Rh1 54. Kc5 Rf8 55. b6 Rc8+ 56. Kb4 Rh5 57. Re6+ Kf7 58. Rc6 Rb8 59. Rc7+
Ke8 60. b7 Rh8 61. Rc8+ Kd7 62. Rxh8 Rxh8 63. Kb5 Rb8 64. Ka6 Kc7 65. Ne6+ Kc6
66. Nd4+ Kc7 67. Ne6+ Kc6 68. b4 Re8 69. Ka7 Re7 70. Nc5 Rc7 71. Ka8 Rxb7 72.
Nxb7 Kd5 73. b5 Kc4 74. b6 Kd3 75. Nc5+ Ke2 76. Ne6 Kf2 77. Nxf4 Kg3 78. b7
Kxf4 79. b8=R Kg3 80. Rd8 Kxg2 81. c4 Kxf3 82. c5 Ke4 83. c6 Ke3 84. c7 Ke2 85.
c8=Q Ke3 86. Qe6+ Kf4 87. Rf8+ Kg5 88. Qf5+ Kh6 89. Rh8+ Kg7 90. Rh7+ Kg8 91.
Qf7# 1-0

January 18, 2021

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

January 17, 2021

Thomas-Minor Bluff City Open August 09, 1975 round 3
B07: Pirc Defence: Miscellaneous Systems

1. g3 Nf6 2. Bg2 g6 3. e4 d6 4. Nc3 c6 5. Nge2 Bg7 6. d4 Qc7 7. O-O O-O 8. a4
Nbd7 9. a5 e5 10. h3 Re8 11. Re1 exd4 12. Nxd4 Nc5 13. Bf4 Bf8 14. Qd2 Ne6 15.
Nxe6 Rxe6 16. b3 Bd7 17. Na4 c5 18. a6 b5 19. e5 Rae8 20. Nxc5 Qxc5 21. exf6
Rxe1+ 22. Rxe1 Rxe1+ 23. Qxe1 Qxc2 24. Qe3 Qc5 25. Bh6 Be6 26. b4 Qxb4 27. Bxf8
Kxf8 28. Qxa7 Qe1+ 29. Kh2 Bc8 30. Qe7+ Qxe7 31. fxe7+ Kxe7 32. a7 Be6 33. a8=Q
Kf6 34. Qb7 b4 35. Qxb4 d5 1-0

January 16, 2021

Day-Senn  Jacques Knight Tourney  July 15, 1977 
A59: Benko Gambit

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. cxb5 a6 5. Nc3 axb5 6. Nxb5 Ba6 7. Nc3 d6 8. e4
Bxf1 9. Kxf1 g6 10. Nge2 Bg7 11. Qc2 O-O 12. Bd2 Nbd7 13. f3 Qb6 14. Kf2 Rfb8
15. Na4 Qa7 16. Nec3 Ne5 17. b3 c4+ 18. Ke2 cxb3 19. axb3 Qa6+ 20. Kf2 Nd3+ 21.
Kg3 Nh5+ 22. Kh4 h6 23. g4 Bf6+ 24. g5 hxg5+ 25. Bxg5 Bxg5+ 26. Kxg5 Kg7 27.
Nb2 f6+ 28. Kh4 g5+ 0-1

January 15, 2021

Eccles-Barton  Jackson Winter Knights  1982 
C12: French: McCutcheon Variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Bb4 5. e5 h6 6. Bd2 Bxc3 7. Bxc3 Ne4 8. Bb4
Nc6 9. Ba3 Qh4 10. g3 Qg5 11. Nf3 Qd8 12. Bb5 Bd7 13. Bd3 Ng5 14. Be2 Nxf3+ 15.
Bxf3 Ne7 16. Qd3 b5 17. Bh5 a5 18. Bc5 Rb8 19. Qf3 g6 20. Qf6 Rg8 21. Be2 Nf5
22. Qxd8+ Kxd8 23. O-O b4 24. b3 Bb5 25. Bxb5 Rxb5 26. a4 Rb7 27. Rac1 Ne7 28.
c4 Nc6 29. cxd5 exd5 30. f4 Kd7 31. f5 Nd8 32. Rce1 Rb8 33. e6+ fxe6 34. fxe6+
Kc6 35. e7 Nb7 36. Rf8 Nxc5 37. Rxb8 Rxb8 38. e8=Q+ Rxe8 39. Rxe8 Nxb3 40. Re6+
Kd7 41. Ra6 Nxd4 42. Rxa5 c6 43. Rc5 Kd6 44. Ra5 b3 45. Ra8 b2 46. Rb8 Nb5 47.
a5 b1=Q+ 48. Kg2 0-1

January 14, 2021

Minor-Kogan, Mid-South Open 1984 
B89: Sicilian: Velimirovic Attack

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bc4 e6 7. Be3 Be7 
8. Bb3 O-O 9. Qe2 Qa5 10. O-O-O Bd7 11. Rhg1 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 Bc6 13. f3 b5 
14. e5 Nd7 15. exd6 Bxd6 16. Kb1 b4 17. Ne4 Bxh2 18. Rh1 Bc7 19. Qd2 e5 
20. Bc5 Rfb8 21. Qg5 Bxe4 22. Bxf7+ Kh8 23. fxe4 Nf6 24. Be7 Rf8 25. Qxf6 1-0

January 13, 2021

Puckett-Beatty City Championship March 19, 2017, round 5
E94: King's Indian: Classical

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nf3 d6 4. c4 Nf6 5. Nc3 O-O 6. Be2 Na6 7. O-O e5 8.
dxe5 dxe5 9. Bg5 c6 10. Nxe5 Qxd1 11. Raxd1 Nxe4 12. Nxe4 Bxe5 13. Nd6 f6
14. Bh6 Rd8 15. Nxc8 Raxc8 16. Be3 b6 17. b3 Nb4 18. c5 b5 19. a4 a6 20. Bd2
Nc2 21. Ba5 Rxd1 22. Bxd1 Nd4 23. f4 Bb8 24. Bc3 Rd8 25. axb5 Nxb5 26. Bxf6
Rd3 27. Be2 Rd2 28. Bc4+ Kf8 29. Be5 Ba7 30. b4 a5 31. Ra1 axb4 32. Kh1 Bxc5
33. Bf6 Na3 34. Bb3 Bd4 35. Bxd4 Rxd4 36. g3 c5 37. f5 c4 38. Ba4 gxf5 39.
Rf1 f4 40. gxf4 b3 41. Rf2 Nc2 42. Kg2 Ne1+ 43. Kf1 Nd3 0-1

January 12, 2021

King-Pritchett  58th Mid-South Open, November 18, 2017  round 2
E40: Nimzo-Indian: 4.e3

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 Qe7 5. Bd3 O-O 6. Nge2 c5 7. O-O d5 8. a3
Bxc3 9. Nxc3 dxc4 10. Bxc4 cxd4 11. exd4 Nbd7 12. Re1 Nb6 13. Bb3 Qd6 14. Bg5
Nbd5 15. Qd3 Bd7 16. Bc2 g6 17. Qf3 Kg7 18. Qh3 Rfe8 19. Qh6+ Kh8 20. Qh4 Kg7
21. Re3 Ng8 22. Rh3 h5 23. Rg3 Rac8 24. Bd2 Nde7 25. Bf4 Qb6 26. Be5+ Kf8 27.
b4 Red8 28. Qf4 Rxc3 29. Rxc3 Nd5 30. Bc7 Nxf4 31. Bxb6 Ne2+ 32. Kf1 Nxc3 33.
Bxd8 Bb5+ 34. Ke1 Ke8 35. Bg5 Nd5 36. Rc1 Nge7 37. Bxe7 Kxe7 38. Be4 Bc6 39. b5
Bxb5 40. Bxd5 exd5 41. Rc7+ Kf6 42. Rxb7 a6 43. Kd2 Ke6 44. Kc3 f6 45. Kb4 Kf5
46. Kc5 Bc4 47. a4 g5 48. a5 g4 49. Re7 h4 50. g3 hxg3 51. hxg3 Bb3 52. Kb4 Bc4
53. Kc3 Bb5 54. Kd2 Bc4 55. Ke3 Bb5 56. Rb7 Bc4 57. Rh7 Kg6 58. Rc7 Kf5 59. Rb7
Kg5 60. Rg7+ Kf5 61. Rg8 Bb5 62. Rh8 Kg5 63. f4+ gxf3 64. Kxf3 Bc4 65. g4 Bb3
66. Kg3 Bc4 67. Rg8+ Kh6 68. Kf4 Kh7 69. Rc8 Kg6 70. Rc6 Kf7 71. Rb6 Bd3 72. g5
fxg5+ 73. Kxg5 Bc4 74. Kf5 Ke7 75. Ke5 Kd7 76. Rd6+ Kc7 77. Rxd5 Bxd5 78. Kxd5
Kd7 79. Kc5 Kc7 80. d5 Kd7 81. Kb6 1-0

January 11, 2021

Holyfield-Maclin  Memphis Candidates 1977 January 09, 1977  round 4
B63: Sicilian: Richter-Rauzer: 7...Be7 and unusual Black 7th moves

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Bg5 Be7 7. f4 h6 8. Bxf6
Bxf6 9. Qd2 Nc6 10. Ndb5 d5 11. exd5 exd5 12. Nxd5 O-O 13. O-O-O Bf5 14. Nxf6+
Qxf6 15. c3 Rac8 16. a3 Na5 17. Nd4 Qxd4 0-1

January 10, 2021

Hurt-Rackley, Mid-South Open 1975 
B20: Sicilian: wing gambit, Marshall variation

1. e4 c5 2. b4 cxb4 3. a3 d5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. Nf3 e5 6. axb4 Bxb4 7. c3 Be7
8. Na3 Bd7 9. Bc4 Qe4+ 10. Be2 Nf6 11. O-O O-O 12. Re1 Ba4 13. d3 Qg4 14.
Nc2 Bc6 15. Ne3 Qe6 16. Nc4 Nd5 17. Qc2 f6 18. Na5 Kh8 19. d4 e4 20. Bc4 f5
21. Ne5 Nd7 22. Bxd5 Bxd5 23. c4 Bc6 24. Nxd7 Bxd7 25. Nxb7 Qb6 26. Nc5 Bxc5
27. dxc5 Qc7 28. Rd1 Rf6 29. Bb2 Rg6 30. Qd2 Bc6 31. g3 f4 32. Bd4 e3 33.
Qe1 Re8 34. Qa5 exf2+ 35. Bxf2 Qc8 36. Rd5 Qh3 37. Re1 f3 38. Rxe8+ Bxe8 0-1

January 09, 2021

Minor-Aquirre City Championship 1997  
A01: Nimzovich-Larsen attack: classical variation

1. b3 d5 2. Bb2 c5 3. e3 Nc6 4. Bb5 a6 5. Bxc6+ bxc6 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. h3 Bh5 8.
g4 Bg6 9. Ne5 Qd6 10. f4 Be4 11. O-O f6 12. d3 Bg6 13. Qf3 O-O-O 14. Nxg6
hxg6 15. b4 Nh6 16. bxc5 Qxc5 17. Bd4 Qxc2 18. Nc3 e5 19. Rac1 Qxd3 20. Nxd5
exd4 21. Nb6+ Kb8 22. Qxc6 Qxe3+ 23. Kg2 Qd2+ 24. Kh1 Qc3 25. Rxc3 dxc3 26.
Rb1 Bb4 27. Nd7+ Ka7 28. Qc7+ 1-0

January 08, 2021

Pylant-Linxwiler Memphis Candidates 1981 
B99: Sicilian: Najdorf, 7...Be7 main line

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 Be7 8.
Qf3 Qc7 9. O-O-O Nbd7 10. Bd3 b5 11. Rhe1 Bb7 12. Qg3 b4 13. Nd5 exd5 14.
Nf5 Kd8 15. Nxe7 Kxe7 16. e5 dxe5 17. fxe5 Kf8 18. exf6 Qxg3 19. fxg7+ Kxg7
20. hxg3 Rae8 21. Be7 d4 22. Bf5 Nf6 23. Rxd4 Bxg2 24. Rxb4 Rxe7 25. Rxe7
Nd5 26. Reb7 Nxb4 27. Rxb4 Rd8 28. Bd3 Bf3 29. Ra4 1-0

January 07, 2021

Edgar Davison(1796) - Kenneth Turner(1928)  Pawn Power Open 5  May 31, 2008
D00: Queen's pawn game

1. d4 d5 2. e3 e6 3. Bd3 g6 4. Nd2 Bg7 5. Ngf3 Nd7 6. e4 dxe4 7. Nxe4 Ngf6
8. Bg5 h6 9. Bh4 c5 10. Nd6+ Ke7 11. Ne5 Qa5+ 12. c3 cxd4 13. Nexf7 dxc3 14.
O-O cxb2 15. Rb1 g5 16. Bg3 Rf8 17. Bg6 Qd5 18. Nf5+ exf5 19. Re1+ Qe4 20.
Qd6+ Ke8 21. Qe6+ 1-0

January 06, 2021

Filatov-Barton Collierville Winter Open, February 18, 1995 round 2
D05: Colle/Zukertort

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. Bd3 Be7 5. Nbd2 Nbd7 6. b3 O-O 7. Bb2 b6 8.
O-O Bb7 9. Ne5 Ne4 10. Bxe4 dxe4 11. Qe2 f6 12. Nxd7 Qxd7 13. c4 Rad8 14.
Rad1 Qe8 15. Rfe1 Qg6 16. a3 a5 17. Nb1 f5 18. Nc3 f4 19. exf4 Rxf4 20. d5
exd5 21. cxd5 Bc5 22. Rf1 Rdf8 23. b4 Rxf2 24. Rxf2 Rxf2 25. Qxf2 Bxf2+ 26.
Kxf2 Qf5+ 27. Ke3 Qg5+ 28. Kf2 e3+ 29. Kg1 axb4 30. axb4 Qf4 31. b5 Qf2+ 32.
Kh1 Qxb2 0-1

January 05, 2021

Brown-Thomas   Candidates 1982
B86: Sicilian Scheveningen/Najdorf

1. e4 e6 2. d4 c5 3. Nf3 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bc4 Be7 7. Be3 O-O 
8. Bb3 Na6 9. f3 Nc5 10. Bc4 Qc7 11. Ndb5 Qb8 12. b4 Ncd7 13. Qd4 a6 
14. Na3 d5 15. exd5 e5 16. Qd3 Bxb4 17. Nab1 e4 18. Qe2 exf3 19. gxf3 Re8 
20. O-O Rxe3 21. Qd2 Qc7 22. Kh1 Rxc3 23. Nxc3 Qxc4 24. Rg1 Qxc3 
25. Rxg7+ Kxg7 26. Qg5+ Kf8 0-1

January 04, 2021

Horobetz-Andrews Mike Barton Memorial 5, October 24, 2015 round 4
C16: French: Winawer, Petrosian variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Qd7 5. a3 Bf8 6. Nf3 b6 7. Ne2 Ba6 8. g3
c5 9. c3 Ne7 10. h4 Nbc6 11. h5 h6 12. b4 cxd4 13. cxd4 Bc4 14. Nf4 b5 15.
g4 Nc8 16. Be3 Nb6 17. Nd3 Na4 18. Be2 Nc3 19. Qd2 Nxe2 20. Qxe2 a5 21. bxa5
Rxa5 22. O-O Bxa3 23. Qd2 Qa7 24. Rfb1 Ra4 25. Nf4 Be7 26. Qd1 Kd7 27. Nd2
Ra8 28. Nxc4 Rxa1 29. Nb6+ Qxb6 30. Rxa1 Rxa1 31. Qxa1 b4 32. Nd3 b3 33. Kg2
Qb5 34. Nb2  35. Qa8 Be7 36. Kg3 Bd8 37. Qa3 Qb4 38. Qa8 Qb8 39. Qa3 Na5
 40. g5 hxg5 41. Qf8 Nc4 42. Qxf7+ Be7 43. Qxg7 Nxb2 44. h6 Nc4 45. Bxg5 Qf8 
46. Bxe7 Qxe7 47. Qxe7+ Kxe7 48. h7 b2 49. h8=Q b1=Q 50. Qg7+ Kd8 51. Qf8+
 Kc7 52. Qe7+ 1-0

January 03, 2021

Jonathan Beatty(1842) - Carlos Sims(1947)    Mid-South Open, November 26, 2011  round 3
B75: Sicilian Dragon

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 c5 4. Nf3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nc6 6. Be3 d6 7. Bc4 Nf6 8. f3
a6 9. Qd2 h5 10. O-O-O Bd7 11. h4 Rc8 12. Bb3 Na5 13. Kb1 Nc4 14. Bxc4 Rxc4 15.
Nde2 Qa5 16. Bg5 Qb6 17. e5 Ng8 18. exd6 e6 19. Be3 Qd8 20. Bf2 Nh6 21. Qd3 Rc6
22. Ne4 f5 23. Ng5 Nf7 24. Nxf7 Kxf7 25. Qb3 Qb8 26. Nd4 Rcc8 27. Rhe1 Rhe8 28.
f4 b5 29. Nf3 Rc4 30. g3 Bf6 31. Ne5+ Bxe5 32. fxe5 Rec8 33. Qe3 Kg7 34. Qg5
Rf8 35. Be3 Qe8 36. Qh6+ Kg8 37. Bg5 Qf7 38. Bf6 Qh7 39. Qe3 Re4 40. Qa7 Rxe1
41. Rxe1 Rc8 42. Be7 Bc6 43. Qxa6 Bd7 44. Qb7 g5 45. Qxd7 Ra8 46. Qxe6+ Kh8 47.
Bf6+ 1-0

January 02, 2021

Milan Momic - John Hurt Correspondence Game 1968  
C00: French: King's Indian attack

1. e4 e6 2. d3 d5 3. Nd2 Nf6 4. g3 dxe4 5. dxe4 e5 6. Bg2 Nc6 7. Ngf3 Bc5 8.
O-O Bg4 9. Qe2 Qd7 10. Qb5 Bb6 11. Nxe5 Nxe5 12. Qxe5+ Kf8 13. Qf4 Nh5 14.
Qg5 Re8 15. Nc4 Bd4 16. Ne3 Be2 17. Re1 Re5 18. Nf5 f6 19. Qd2 Rxf5 20. exf5
Bb5 1-0

January 01, 2021

Marty Appleberry(2238) - Jim Rackley(1626)  Bluff City Open  February 1978  
A07: English: four knights, Capablanca variation

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e5 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. d3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. g3 Be7 7. Bg2 Nxc3
8. bxc3 O-O 9. O-O Bd7 10. Rb1 Rb8 11. Qc2 Qc8 12. d4 exd4 13. Nxd4 Nd8 14.
Bf4 Ne6 15. Nf5 Bf6 16. Be3 b6 17. Nd4 Nd8 18. Be4 g6 19. Nb5 Re8 20. a4 a5
21. Rfd1 Nc6 22. Rxd7 Qxd7 23. Rd1 Qe6 24. Bd5 Qd7 25. Bf3 Qe6 26. Nxc7 Qc8
27. Nxe8 Qxe8 28. Rd6 1-0