Game of the Day Part 14
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September 04, 2015

Bobby Fischer - Richard Long   Little Rock Simul, March 29, 1964
Sicilian: Taimanov variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Bc4 Qc7 7. Bb3 b5 8.
O-O Bb7 9. Re1 Rc8 10. Nd5 Qe5 11. Nf3 Qh5 12. Be3 Nf6 13. Nf4 Qh6 14. Nxe6
g5 15. Bxg5 Qg6 16. Nh4 Qh5 17. Bxf6 Qxd1 18. Raxd1 dxe6 19. Bxh8 1-0

September 03, 2015

Bobby Fischer - G Berry   Little Rock Simul, March 29, 1964
Petrov: modern attack, Symmetrical variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. d4 Nxe4 4. Bd3 d5 5. Nxe5 Bd6 6. c4 c6 7. O-O O-O 8.
Nc3 Nxc3 9. bxc3 dxc4 10. Bxc4 Nd7 11. Qh5 Nxe5 12. dxe5 Be7 13. Be3 Qa5 14.
Rac1 b5 15. Bb3 c5 16. f4 c4 17. Bc2 g6 18. Qh6 Re8 19. f5 Bf8 20. Qh3 Bg7
21. e6 Qxc3 22. exf7+ Kxf7 23. fxg6+ Ke7 24. Rf7+ Kd6 25. Rd1+ 1-0
September 02, 2015

Bobby Fischer - Hunter Weaks   Little Rock Simul, March 29, 1964
Caro-Kann: two knights, 3...Bg4

1. e4 c6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Nf3 Bg4 4. h3 Bxf3 5. Qxf3 e6 6. d4 Nf6 7. Bd3 dxe4 8.
Nxe4 Nxe4 9. Bxe4 Nd7 10. O-O Be7 11. Rd1 O-O 12. c4 Nf6 13. Bc2 Qc7 14. Bf4
Bd6 15. Bg5 Be7 16. Rac1 Rfd8 17. Bb3 Rd7 18. d5 exd5 19. cxd5 Rad8 20. dxc6
Rxd1+ 21. Bxd1 bxc6 22. Bb3 c5 23. Be3 h6 24. Qf5 Kf8 25. Bxc5 Bxc5 26. Rxc5
Qd7 27. Qf4 Qd6 28. Qc4 Rd7 29. Rc8+ Ne8 30. g3 Rc7 31. Ba4 Rxc8 32. Qxc8
Qe5 33. Qxe8+ Qxe8 34. Bxe8 Kxe8 35. Kg2 Kd7 36. Kf3 Kd6 37. Ke4 1-0

September 01, 2015

Bobby Fischer - John Hurt    Little Rock Simul, March 29, 1964
French: Winawer (Nimzovich) variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. a3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 Ne7 6. Bd3 O-O 7. Nf3 Nd7
8. e5 f5 9. exf6 gxf6 10. O-O Rf7 11. Re1 Nf8 12. Nh4 Nfg6 13. Qh5 Nxh4 14.
Qxh4 Kh8 15. Re3 Nf5 16. Bxf5 exf5 17. Rg3 Qe7 18. Bf4 Bd7 19. Bxc7 Ba4 20.
Bf4 Bxc2 21. Re3 Qd7 22. Rae1 Rg8 23. h3 Ba4 24. Re6 Qd8 25. g3 Re8 26. Qh6
Rxe6 27. Rxe6 Qf8 28. Qh5 Bd7 29. Rd6 Qe8 30. Kh2 Be6 31. a4 Qe7 32. a5 Rg7
33. a6 b6 34. Qe2 Bd7 35. Qa2 Qe8 36. Rxf6 Re7 37. Be5 Rxe5 38. dxe5 Qxe5
39. Rf8+ Kg7 40. Ra8 f4 41. Rxa7 fxg3+ 42. fxg3 Qe6 43. Rxd7+ 1-0

August 31, 2015

Bobby Fischer(2790) - R.O. Mitchell(2190)   ICC Match  July 15, 2001
Gedult's opening

1. f3 c5 2. c3 Nc6 3. Kf2 d5 4. Ke3 e5 5. f4 Nf6 6. fxe5 Nxe5 7. Kf4 Bd6 8.
e4 Nxe4 9. Ke3 Ng4+ 10. Qxg4 Bxg4 11. Nf3 O-O 12. d3 Nf6 13. Kf2 Re8 14. Na3
Qd7 15. h3 Bxf3 16. gxf3 Qf5 17. Nb5 Bf4 18. Rg1 a6 19. Na3 Bxc1 20. Rxc1
Qf4 21. Rc2 Qe3+ 22. Kg2 Nh5 23. d4 Nf4+ 24. Kh2 cxd4 25. cxd4 Qxd4 26. Bg2
Re2 27. Rxe2 Nxe2 28. Rb1 Qf4+ 29. Kh1 Ng3+ 30. Kg1 Re8 31. Rd1 h5 32. Nb1
Re2 33. Nc3 Qe3+ 34. Kh2 Qf2 35. Nxe2 Nxe2 36. Rf1 Qg3+ 37. Kh1 Nf4 38. Rg1
Nxh3 39. Ra1 Nf2+ 40. Kg1 Nh3+ 41. Kh1 Nf4 42. Bf1 h4 43. Rc1 h3 44. Rc2 h2
45. Rxh2 Qxf3+ 46. Kg1 Qg3+ 47. Rg2 Qe3+ 48. Kh2 Nxg2 49. Kxg2 Qd2+ 50. Kf3
Qxb2 51. Bd3 Qxa2 52. Be2 Qb3+ 53. Kg4 Qc2 54. Bf3 Qg6+ 55. Kf4 Qf6+ 56. Kg3
Qxf3+ 57. Kxf3 a5 58. Ke3 a4 59. Kd3 a3 60. Kc3 g6 61. Kb3 g5 62. Kxa3 g4
63. Kb4 g3 64. Kc5 g2 65. Kxd5 g1=Q 66. Kd6 Qd1+ 67. Ke5 b5 68. Kf6 b4 69.
Ke5 b3 70. Ke4 Qd5+ 71. Kxd5 1/2-1/2

August 30, 2015

R.O. Mitchell(2190) - Bobby Fischer(2790)   ICC Match  July 15, 2001
Queen's pawn

1. d4 c6 2. c4 Qc7 3. Nc3 f6 4. Nf3 g5 5. g3 Kf7 6. Bg2 Kg6 7. O-O Kf5 8.
e4+ Kg6 9. h4 h5 10. hxg5 h4 11. Nxh4+ Kf7 12. f4 d6 13. e5 f5 14. exd6 exd6
15. d5 Bg7 16. Re1 Qb6+ 17. Be3 c5 18. Qc2 Ne7 19. Bh3 Kf8 20. Bxf5 Qd8 21.
Ng6+ Nxg6 22. Bxg6 Bg4 23. Bf2 Nd7 24. Re6 Nb6 25. Rae1 Bxe6 26. dxe6 Ke7
27. a4 Qf8 28. a5 Bxc3 29. axb6 Bxe1 30. Bxe1 d5 31. cxd5 axb6 32. Bf2 Kd6
33. Qb3 Ra1+ 34. Kg2 Rh2+ 35. Kxh2 Qh8+ 36. Kg2 Qh1# 0-1

August 29, 2015

R.O. Mitchell(2190) - Bobby Fischer(2790)   ICC Match  July 15, 2001
Dutch defense

1. d4 f5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Kf7 4. Nf3 Ke6 5. g3 Kd6 6. Bg2 Kc7 7. O-O Qe8 8.
e4 Qh5 9. exf5 Qxf5 10. Bf4+ d6 11. c5 Nf6 12. Re1 e6 13. Ne4 Nxe4 14. Nh4
Qf6 15. Bxe4 g5 16. cxd6+ Bxd6 17. Bxd6+ Kxd6 18. Ng2 Ke7 19. Qd2 Rd8 20.
Qb4+ Rd6 21. Rad1 Na6 22. Qa3 Nc7 23. Ne3 Nb5 24. Qb4 Kf7 25. a4 Rxd4 26.
Rxd4 Qxd4 27. Qxd4 Nxd4 28. Bxh7 Nf3+ 29. Kf1 Nxe1 0-1

August 28, 2015

Bobby Fischer(2790) - R.O. Mitchell(2190)   ICC Match  July 15, 2001
Gedult's opening

1. f3 c5 2. Kf2 Nc6 3. Ke3 g6 4. Kf4 Bg7 5. Kg5 e5+ 6. Kg4 d5+ 7. Kg3 Nf6 8.
Kf2 O-O 9. d3 d4 10. e4 dxe3+ 11. Bxe3 b6 12. Nc3 Nd5 13. Nxd5 Qxd5 14. Ne2
f5 15. Bg5 h6 16. Nc3 Qd6 17. Nb5 Qd7 18. Bc1 g5 19. a3 Ba6 20. Nc3 Nd4 21.
h3 e4 22. dxe4 fxe4 23. Bxa6 exf3 24. Bc4+ Kh8 25. Qd3 fxg2+ 26. Kxg2 Rae8
27. Rd1 Qe7 28. Bd5 Qe5 29. Be4 Qb8 30. Be3 Rd8 31. Qa6 Be5 32. Rf1 Bh2 33.
Rxf8+ Rxf8 34. Qd3 Qg3+ 35. Kh1 Rf2 36. Bxd4+ 1-0
August 27, 2015

Bobby Fischer(2790) - R.O. Mitchell(2190)   ICC Match  July 15, 2001
Gedult's opening

1. f3 c5 2. Kf2 Nc6 3. Ke3 d5 4. Kf4 e5+ 5. Kg3 Nf6 6. Kf2 Bd6 7. Ke3 O-O 8.
Kd3 e4+ 9. Ke3 d4+ 10. Kf2 Re8 11. c3 Qe7 12. Na3 e3+ 13. dxe3 dxe3+ 14. Ke1
Bf5 15. Nc4 Rad8 16. Bxe3 Bf4 17. Bxf4 Rxd1+ 18. Rxd1 Rd8 19. Rxd8+ Qxd8 20.
e4 Be6 21. a3 b5 22. Ne5 Nxe5 23. Bxe5 c4 24. Bd4 a6 25. Ne2 Qb8 26. Kf2 a5
27. g3 Nd7 28. Nf4 Ne5 29. Nxe6 fxe6 30. f4 Nc6 31. Be3 Qd6 32. Be2 Qe7 33.
Rd1 h6 34. a4 bxa4 35. Bxc4 Kh7 36. Bb5 Qb7 37. c4 Nb4 38. Kf3 Qc8 39. Bb6
a3 40. bxa3 Qb7 41. c5 Nc2 42. Rd7 Qa8 43. a4 Na3 44. c6 Nxb5 45. axb5 a4
46. Rd8 Qxd8 47. Bxd8 a3 48. Ba5 a2 49. Bc3  1-0
August 26, 2016

R.O. Mitchell(2190) - Bobby Fischer(2790)   ICC Match  July 15, 2001
Old Benoni defense

1. d4 c5 2. c4 cxd4 3. Qxd4 Nc6 4. Qd1 Nf6 5. Nc3 b6 6. Nf3 Ba6 7. g3 Bxc4
8. Bg2 e6 9. O-O d5 10. b3 Ba6 11. Bb2 Rc8 12. Re1 d4 13. Na4 b5 14. Nxd4
Nxd4 15. Bxd4 bxa4 16. bxa4 Bb4 17. Rf1 O-O 18. Bxa7 Qxd1 19. Rfxd1 Bxe2 20.
Rdc1 Ba3 21. Re1 Rc2 22. a5 Bb4 23. Bb6 Bxe1 24. Rxe1 Rxa2 25. Bb7 Nd5 26.
Bc5 Rd8 27. a6 Bxa6 28. Bxa6 Rxa6  0-1
August 25, 2015

R.O. Mitchell(2143) - Carlos Sims(1930)   Clash of the Titans,  March 17, 2007
Budapest: Rubinstein variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e5 3. dxe5 Ng4 4. Bf4 Bb4+ 5. Nc3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Nc6 7. Nf3
Qe7 8. Qd5 f6 9. exf6 Nxf6 10. Qd3 d6 11. e3 O-O 12. Be2 g6 13. Nd4 Ne5 14.
Qc2 Be6 15. Bxe5 dxe5 16. Nxe6 Qxe6 17. O-O c5 18. Rad1 Rad8 19. h3 b6 20.
Rxd8 Rxd8 21. Rd1 Rxd1+ 22. Qxd1 e4 23. Qd8+ Kf7 24. Qc7+ Qd7 25. Qxd7+ Nxd7
26. f4 Ke6 27. g4 Nf6 28. Kf2 Ne8 29. Kg3 Nd6  1/2-1/2

August 24, 2015

R.O.Mitchell(2156) - Sanford Merrill(1215)   John Hurt Memorial 3  June 24, 2006
QGD: semi-Slav, Marshall gambit

1. d4 d5 2. e4 c6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. e5 c5 6. a3 cxd4 7. axb4 dxc3 8.
bxc3 Qc7 9. f4 dxc4 10. Qg4 g6 11. Nf3 Nh6 12. Qh3 Nf5 13. Ng5 h5 14. Ne4
Nd7 15. g4 Qc6 16. Bg2 Qb6 17. gxf5 exf5 18. Be3 Qc7 19. Nd6+ Kf8 20. Bd5
Rh7 21. Rg1 Nb6 22. Bxf7 Rxf7 23. Rxg6 Nd5 24. Qxh5 Rh7 25. Qg5 Ne7 26. Qf6+ 1-0

August 23, 2015

R.O. Mitchell(2161) - Greg Turner(1816) Memphis Chess Classic Open,  October 14, 2006
English: symmetrical variation

1. c4 c5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. e4 d6 6. Nge2 Nbd7 7. O-O O-O 8.
h3 a6 9. d3 Ne8 10. a4 Nc7 11. Rb1 Rb8 12. b4 b6 13. d4 Bb7 14. Be3 cxb4 15.
Rxb4 a5 16. Rb3 Ba6 17. Nb5 Nxb5 18. cxb5 Bb7 19. Rc3 Rc8 20. Rxc8 Qxc8 21.
Qd3 Qa8 22. Rc1 Rc8 23. Rxc8+ Qxc8 24. Qc3 Qxc3 25. Nxc3 e6 26. Kf1 f5 27.
f3 Kf7 28. Ke2 d5 29. exd5 Bxd5 30. Nxd5 exd5 31. Kd3 Ke6 32. h4 Bf8 33. Bh3
Be7 34. Bf4 Bd8 35. Ke3 h5 36. Bh6 Be7 37. Bf4 Ba3 38. Kd3 Bb4 39. Bc7 Be7
40. Ke3 Bf6 41. Kd3 Be7 42. Ke3 Ba3 43. Kd2 Bb2 44. Kd3 Bc1 45. Bf1 g5 46.
hxg5 Bxg5 47. Bh3 h4 48. f4 Be7 49. g4 Bd6 50. gxf5+ Ke7 51. f6+ Nxf6 52.
Bxb6 Bxf4 53. Bxa5 Ne4 1-0

August 22, 2015

Airapetian Chouchanik(2162) - R.O. Mitchell(2192)     North American Open 2005
Sicilian: accelerated fianchetto, Gurgenidze variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. c4 Nf6 6. Nc3 Nxd4 7. Qxd4 d6
8. Be2 Bg7 9. Bg5 O-O 10. Qd2 Be6 11. Rc1 Qa5 12. O-O Rfc8 13. Nd5 Qxd2 14.
Bxd2 Bxd5 15. exd5 Ne4 16. Be3 Bxb2 17. Rb1 Bf6 18. Rxb7 Nc3 19. Bd3 Nxa2
20. Bxa7 Nb4 21. Be2 Na6 22. Be3 Kg7 23. Rc1 Nc5 24. Rb5 Ra2 25. Kf1 Bb2 26.
Rb1 Bf6 27. Rc1 Ne4 28. Bd3 Nc5 29. Be2 Rca8 30. Bxc5 dxc5 31. Rxc5 Rd2 32.
Rd1 Rc2 33. Bd3 Rxf2+ 34. Kxf2 Bd4+ 35. Kf3 Bxc5 36. Rb1 Ra3 37. Ke2 Ra2+
38. Kd1 Rxg2 39. Rb5 Be3 40. Bf1 Rxh2 41. Ke1 Rc2 42. Bd3 Rc3 43. Ke2 Bd4
44. Kd2 h5 45. d6 exd6 46. Rb7 Ra3 47. Rd7 Bc5 48. Rc7 Ra2+ 49. Ke1 h4 50.
Be4 h3 51. Bd5 Ra7 52. Rxa7 Bxa7 53. Ke2 f5 54. Kf3 g5 55. Bc6 Kf6 56. Bd7
Bd4 57. Bc8 g4+ 58. Kg3 Kg5 59. Be6 f4+ 60. Kh2 Kh4 0-1

August 21, 2015

Arun Vishnuvardhan(2192) - R.O. Mitchell(2189)   North American Open 2005
Nimzo-Indian: Sämisch variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. Bd3 d5 8.
cxd5 exd5 9. Ne2 b6 10. Ng3 Ba6 11. O-O Bxd3 12. Qxd3 Qc8 13. f3 Qa6 14. Qd2
Re8 15. Bb2 Nc6 16. Rae1 Na5 17. e4 Nc4 18. Qf2 Qb5 19. Rb1 Qb3 20. e5 Nd7
21. f4 Nxa3 22. Bxa3 Qxa3 23. Qd2 Rec8 24. f5 cxd4 25. cxd4 Qc3 26. Qf4 Rc4
27. Rbd1 Kh8 28. Nh5 f6 29. Rfe1 Nxe5 30. Rxe5 fxe5 31. Qxe5 Rc7 32. f6 Rg8
33. Rf1 gxf6 34. Rxf6 0-1

August 20, 2015

Bobby Seltzer(2267) - R.O. Mitchell(2208)   US Junior Closed Bloomington, IL (2), June 19, 1991
Sicilian: accelerated fianchetto, Gurgenidze variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. c4 Nf6 6. Nc3 Nxd4 7. Qxd4 d6
8. Bg5 Bg7 9. Be2 O-O 10. O-O Be6 11. Rac1 Nd5 12. Qd2 Nxc3 13. bxc3 Rc8 14.
Rb1 Qd7 15. Rb4 Rc6 16. f4 Rfc8 17. f5 Bxc4 18. fxg6 hxg6 19. Bxc4 Rxc4 20.
Qd5 e6 21. Qxc4 Rxc4 22. Rxc4 b5 23. Rb4 a5 24. Rbb1 Bxc3 25. Rfd1 Qc6 26.
Rbc1 b4 27. e5 Qc5+ 28. Kh1 Qxe5 29. Bd8 Qf4 30. Rf1 Qc4 31. Bf6 e5 32. a3
Kf8 33. axb4 axb4 34. Rfd1 Qe6 35. Bg5 d5 36. Bh6+ Kg8 37. Bd2 d4 38. Bxc3
bxc3 39. Ra1 Qc4 40. Ra8+ Kg7 0-1

August 19, 2015

R.O. Mitchell(2199) - Leonard Dickerson(2147)  Tennessee Open, 1993
QGD: semi-Slav

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 c6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Nf3 Bd6 6. Bg5 Qb6 7. Qc2 Ne7 8.
Bxe7 Bxe7 9. e3 Nd7 10. Bd3 Nf6 11. Ne5 h6 12. O-O-O Be6 13. h3 Nd7 14. Nxd7
Bxd7 15. Bf5 Bxf5 16. Qxf5 Qc7 17. e4 dxe4 18. Rhe1 O-O 19. Rxe4 Rad8 20.
Rg4 Qd7 21. Qxd7 Rxd7 22. d5 cxd5 23. Nxd5 Rc8+ 24. Nc3 Bg5+ 25. f4 Rxd1+
26. Kxd1 f5 27. Rg3 Bxf4 28. Rd3 Bg5 29. Rd7 Rd8 30. Rxd8+ Bxd8 31. Nb5 Bf6
32. b3 g5 33. Nd6 f4 34. Nxb7 Be7 35. Ke2 Kf7 36. Kd3 Kg6 37. Ke4 Kh5 38.
Na5 Kh4 39. Kf3 h5 40. Nc6 Bd6 41. b4 g4+ 42. hxg4 hxg4+ 43. Kf2 Bc7 44. a4
Bb6+ 45. Kf1 Kg3 46. a5 Be3 1/2-1/2

August 18, 2015

R.O. Mitchell(2208) - Gary Pylant(1910)    First U of M Open    Oct 20, 1996
QGD Slav defense

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 cxd5 5. Bf4 Nc6 6. e3 a6 7. Bd3 g6 8.
Nf3 Bg7 9. O-O O-O 10. Rc1 Bg4 11. h3 Bd7 12. a3 Rc8 13. b4 b5 14. Qb3 e6
15. a4 bxa4 16. Nxa4 Nh5 17. Bd6 Nxd4 18. exd4 Rxc1 19. Bxf8 Rxf1+ 20. Bxf1
Bxf8 21. Bxa6 Bxa4 22. Qxa4 Qb6 23. b5 Bg7 24. Qb4 Nf4 25. Qd2 Nh5 26. Qc3
Nf4 27. Qc8+ Bf8 28. Ne5 Ne2+ 29. Kh2 Qxd4 30. Nd7 Qf4+ 31. Kh1 Qb4 32.
Qxf8+ Qxf8 33. Nxf8 Kxf8 34. b6 Nd4 35. Bb5 1-0

August 17, 2015

Vladimir Tkatchouk(2107) - R.O. Mitchell(2192)     North American Open 2005
Sicilian: accelerated fianchetto

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. Be3 Nf6 6. Bd3 Bg7 7. c3 O-O 8.
h3 d5 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. e5 Ne4 11. f4 Ng3 12. Rg1 Bf5 13. Kf2 Bxd3 14. Kxg3
Ba6 15. Nd2 f6 16. exf6 Rxf6 17. Kh2 Qd6 18. Nf3 Raf8 19. g3 g5 20. Nxg5 e5
21. Qc2 e4 22. h4 c5 23. Qf2 Rc8 24. Rad1 Bd3 25. a3 d4 26. Bc1 Qd5 27. Qg2
dxc3 28. bxc3 h6 29. Nh3 Qc4 30. Nf2 Re8 31. Rge1 Be2 32. Rd7 Bf3 33. Qg1
Rf7 34. Rxf7 Kxf7 35. Be3 Rb8 36. Rb1 Rb6 37. Rxb6 axb6 38. Qc1 Qxc3 39. Bd2
Qxc1 40. Bxc1 Bd4 41. Nh3 e3 42. Ng1 Bg4 43. Kg2 e2 44. Bd2 c4 0-1

August 16, 2015

Igor Ivanov(2587) - Gary Pylant(1803)    National Open 2005
English: symmetrical, four knights system

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. e3 d5 5. d4 Bg4 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. Qb3 Nxc3
8. bxc3 Bxf3 9. gxf3 Qb6 10. d5 Qxb3 11. axb3 Ne5 12. f4 Nd7 13. c4 g6 14.
Bb2 Rg8 15. Bg2 a6 16. Ke2 Bg7 17. Bxg7 Rxg7 18. h4 h5 19. Bh3 f5 20. Rhg1
Kf7 21. e4 Rag8 22. Rg5 Nf8 23. exf5 Kf6 24. Ra5 Nh7 25. Rxc5 Rb8 26. Rxg6+
Rxg6 27. fxg6 Kxg6 28. Rc8 Rxc8 29. Bxc8 Nf6 30. Bxb7 a5 31. Ke3 Nd7 32. Kd4
Kf6 33. Bc6 e5+ 34. dxe6 Kxe6 35. Bxd7+ 1-0

August 15, 2015

R.O. Mitchell(2208) - Curt Jones(2435)    1990 Memphis Championship
Grünfeld: exchange, Simagin's improved variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Bc4 O-O
8. Ne2 Nc6 9. Bg5 Qd7 10. Qd2 b6 11. Bh6 Na5 12. Bd3 c5 13. Bxg7 Kxg7 14.
O-O Bb7 15. d5 c4 16. Bxc4 Nxc4 17. Qd4+ Kg8 18. Qxc4 Rfc8 19. Qd3 Qa4 20.
Rfd1 Ba6 21. Qe3 Bxe2 22. Qxe2 Rxc3 23. Rac1 Rac8 24. Rxc3 Rxc3 25. e5 Rc2
26. Qe1 Rxa2 27. d6 Qd7 28. Qc3 Qa4 29. Rc1 Qf4 30. Qe1 exd6 31. exd6 Rd2
32. g3 Qxd6 33. Rc8+ Kg7 34. Qe8 Rd1+ 35. Kg2 Qd5+ 36. Kh3 Qd7+ 37. Qxd7
Rxd7 38. Kg4 Rb7 39. Kf4 Rd7 40. Ke3 h5 41. f4 Rd5 42. Ke2 Rc5 43. Ra8 a5
44. Kd2 Rc4 45. Kd3 Rb4 46. Kc3 h4 47. Rc8 h3 48. Rc6 Rb1 49. Kd3 a4 50. Rc2
b5 51. Ra2 Rb3+ 0-1

August 14, 2015

R.O. Mitchell(2158) - Bill Hall(2087)    1990 US Junior Open Championship
Nimzo-Indian: Sämisch variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. a3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 Ne4 6. e3 b6 7. Qg4 Bb7 8.
Qxg7 Rf8 9. f3 Nf6 10. Qg5 Rg8 11. Qh4 d6 12. e4 Nbd7 13. Be3 Qe7 14. Qf2 d5
15. cxd5 exd5 16. e5 Nh5 17. Kd2 f5 18. f4 c5 19. Be2 Ng7 20. Nf3 Ne6 21.
Nh4 Qf7 22. Bd3 Nxe5 23. fxe5 f4 24. Bxf4 Qxf4+ 25. Qxf4 Nxf4 26. Bxh7 1-0

August 13, 2015

Larsen-Mitchell  U.S. Junior Open 1990
French: King's Indian attack

1. e4 e6 2. d3 d5 3. Nd2 Nf6 4. Ngf3 Be7 5. g3 c5 6. Bg2 Nc6 7. c3 O-O 8.
Qc2 Rb8 9. O-O b5 10. e5 Nd7 11. Re1 Ba6 12. Nf1 Qc7 13. Bf4 Rfc8 14. h4 h6
15. N1h2 c4 16. d4 b4 17. h5 Bf8 18. Ng4 Qd8 19. Nh4 bxc3 20. bxc3 Ne7 21.
Bc1 Rc6 22. f4 Nb6 23. a4 Bc8 24. Rb1 Bd7 25. a5 Na8 26. Ba3 Rxb1 27. Rxb1
Qxa5 28. Bxe7 Bxe7 29. Ng6 Qd8 30. Nxe7+ Qxe7 31. Rb7 a6 32. Qb2 Qd8 33. f5
Rb6 34. Rxb6 Qxb6 35. Qc1 exf5 36. Bxd5 fxg4 37. Bxa8 Bc6 38. Bxc6 Qxc6 39.
Kh2 Qf3 40. Qb2 Kh7 41. Qb1+ Qd3 42. Qb2 a5 43. Qf2 Kg8 44. Qb2 a4 45. Qa2
Qd1 46. Qxc4 Qc2+ 47. Kg1 a3 0-1

August 12, 2015

Wright-DuPlantier Tennessee Open 1964
Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 d6 5. Nc3 Bd7 6. Be2 g6 7. Be3 Bg7 8.
Qd2 a6 9. f3 e6 10. O-O-O Rc8 11. Nb3 Bf8 12. g4 Be7 13. g5 f6 14. h4 Ne5 15.
f4 Nc4 16. Bxc4 Rxc4 17. h5 gxh5 18. Rxh5 Bf8 19. Rdh1 Qe7 20. Qh2 h6 21. gxh6
Rxh6 22. Rxh6 Bxh6 23. Rg1 Qf7 24. Rxg8+ Qxg8 25. Qxh6 Ke7 26. f5 Rc8 27. Nd4
Rf8 28. fxe6 Bxe6 29. Nxe6 Qxe6 30. Nd5+ Kd7 31. Qxf8 1-0

August 11, 2015

Wright-Jones Memphis-Nashville Match 1974
Caro-Kann

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Ng3 e6 7. Bc4 Qc7 8.
O-O Be7 9. Qe2 O-O 10. Bxe6 fxe6 11. Qxe6+ Kh8 12. Qxe7 Re8 13. Qb4 a5 14. Qc3
Nd5 15. Qd3 Nb4 16. Qd2 Nb6 17. c3 N4d5 18. b3 Be6 19. c4 Nb4 20. Bb2 Rad8 21.
a3 Na6 22. Qxa5 1-0

August 10, 2015

Trifunovic - Wright       Simul, 1962  
Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. g3 g6 7. Bg2 Bd7 8.
O-O Bg7 9. Nb3 O-O 10. Bg5 a6 11. Re1 Rc8 12. Nd5 Nxd5 13. exd5 Ne5 14. c3
Re8 15. Nd4 Qb6 16. Qb3 Qxb3 17. Nxb3 h6 18. Be3 Nc4 19. Bc1 a5 20. Nd2 Ne5
21. f4 Nd3 22. Re3 Nxc1 23. Rxc1 Bd4 24. Re1 Bxe3+ 25. Rxe3 b5 26. Nb3 Ra8
27. Nd4 Rac8 28. Kf2 b4 29. Nc6 Bxc6 30. dxc6 bxc3 31. Rxc3 Rc7 32. Ra3 Rb8
33. b3 Rb5 34. Ke3 d5 35. Ra4 Rxc6 36. Bf1 Rbc5 37. Kd4 f6 38. Bd3 Kf7 39.
b4 axb4 40. Rxb4 Rc7 41. a4 e6 42. Rb8 Rc1 43. a5 Rd1 44. Rb3 Ra7 45. Ra3
Ke7 46. Kc5 Rxd3 47. Rxd3 Rxa5+ 48. Kc6 Ra2 49. h4 Rc2+ 50. Kb5 Kd6 51. Kb4
e5 52. fxe5+ fxe5 53. Rf3 e4 54. Rf6+ Ke5 55. Rxg6 e3 56. Rg8 Kd4 57. Kb3
Rc7 58. g4 Kd3 59. g5 hxg5 60. hxg5 Rb7+ 61. Ka2 e2 62. Re8 Kd2 0-1

August 09, 2015

Hurt - Wright       Ladder game, 1963  
Scotch gambit: Vitzhum attack

1. e4 e5 2. d4 exd4 3. Bc4 Nc6 4. Nf3 Bc5 5. Ng5 Nh6 6. Qh5 Qe7 7. f4 d5 8.
Bxd5 Nb4 9. Bb3 Bg4 10. Qh4 O-O-O 11. O-O f6 12. Nf7 Nxf7 13. Qxg4+ Kb8 14.
Kh1 Qxe4 15. Bxf7 Nxc2 16. Nd2 Qe7 17. Bc4 Nxa1 18. Qd1 d3 19. Re1 Qd7 20.
Ne4 Bb4 21. Re3 d2 22. Bxd2 Bxd2 23. Rd3 Qxd3 24. Bxd3 Rxd3 25. Nf2 Rd7 26.
Qxa1 Rhd8 27. g3 Be3 28. Kg2 Bxf2 29. Kxf2 Rd1 0-1

August 08, 2015

Wright - Sulcer
Dyer County Summer Open, 1975
Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. g3 g6 7. Bg2 Bg7 8.
Nxc6 bxc6 9. e5 Nd7 10. Bxc6 Rb8 11. exd6 O-O 12. O-O Rb6 13. dxe7 Qxe7 14.
Nd5 Qd8 15. Nxb6 Qxb6 16. Bg2 Rd8 17. c3 Nf6 18. Qb3 Qa5 19. Be3 Rd7 20.
Rfd1 Ba6 21. Qb8+ Bf8 22. Bd4 Nd5 23. Qe5 1-0

August 07, 2015

Winslow - Wright
Mid-South Open, 1972 
Alekhine's defense: four pawns attack, 7.Be3

1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. d4 d6 4. c4 Nb6 5. f4 dxe5 6. fxe5 Nc6 7. Be3 Bf5 8.
Nc3 e6 9. Nf3 Qd7 10. Be2 O-O-O 11. O-O f6 12. exf6 gxf6 13. d5 exd5 14.
cxd5 Nxd5 15. Nxd5 Qxd5 16. Qxd5 Rxd5 17. Nh4 Bd7 18. Rac1 Re5 19. Kf2 Rxe3
20. Kxe3 Bh6+ 21. Kf2 Bxc1 22. Rxc1 Re8 23. Bd3 Ne5 24. Rc3 Nxd3+ 25. Rxd3
Bb5 26. Re3 Rxe3 27. Kxe3 Kd7 28. Nf5 Bc6 29. g3 Bd5 30. a3 c5 31. Kd3 Ke6
32. Ne3 b5 33. b4 Kd6 34. Nf5+ Ke5 35. Ne7 c4+ 36. Ke3 a6 37. h4 Be4 38. Ng8
c3 39. Nh6 f5 40. Nf7+ Kd5 41. Ke2 Kc4 42. Kd1 Kb3 43. Kc1 Kxa3 44. h5 Kxb4
45. h6 Bd5 46. Nd6 Be6 47. Ne8 a5 48. Nc7 Bf7 49. Na6+ Kc4 50. Nb8 Be8 0-1

August 06, 2015

Pylant - Wright
City Championship, 1978
Alekhine's defense: modern variation, 4...Bg4

1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. d4 d6 4. Nf3 Bg4 5. Be2 Nc6 6. c4 Nb6 7. exd6 cxd6 8.
b3 g6 9. Bb2 Bg7 10. Nbd2 O-O 11. O-O d5 12. Re1 e6 13. h3 Bxf3 14. Nxf3
dxc4 15. bxc4 Qd7 16. Ne5 Nxe5 17. dxe5 Qc7 18. Bf1 Nxc4 19. Qc2 Rac8 20.
Rac1 b5 21. a4 a6 22. Ba3 Rfd8 23. Bd6 Qb7 24. Qa2 Nxd6 25. exd6 Rxc1 26.
Rxc1 Rxd6 27. axb5 axb5 28. Qa5 b4 29. Rc7 Qb8 30. Qc5 Rd8 31. Qe7 Rf8 32.
Rb7 Qf4 33. Rxb4 Qd2 34. Rb7 Bd4 35. Qh4 Kg7 36. Rb3 Rd8 37. Rd3 Bxf2+ 38.
Qxf2 Rxd3 39. Bxd3 Qxd3 40. Qb2+ f6 41. Qb7+ Kh6 42. Qf7 Qe3+ 43. Kh2 Qf4+
44. Kg1 e5 45. Qf8+ Kg5 46. Qg7 h5 47. Qb7 e4 48. Qb5+ Qe5 49. Qa4 Qf4 50.
Qa5+ Qf5 51. Qd2+ Qf4 52. Qa5+ Kh6 53. Qb4 Qc1+ 54. Kh2 Qc7+ 55. Kg1 e3 56.
Qf8+ Kh7 57. Qxf6 Qc5 58. Qf7+ Kh6 59. Qe8 e2+ 60. Kh2 Qd6+ 61. g3 Qd2 62.
Qh8+ Kg5 63. Qe5+ 1/2-1/2

August 05, 2015

Haring-Hornyak Hunter Weaks Memorial 1976 
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. Be3
Bxf3 9. Qxf3 Qxf3 10. gxf3 f6 11. f4 exf4 12. Bxf4 Bd6 13. Be3 g5 14. Nd2 Ne7
15. f4 g4 16. Nc4 Ng6 17. Nxd6+ cxd6 18. Kg2 Nh4+ 19. Kg3 Nf3 20. Rh1 Kf7 21.
hxg4 hxg4 22. Rxh8 Rxh8 23. Kxg4 1-0

August 04, 2015

Haring-Smith Hunter Weaks Memorial 1976 
Sicilian: 2 c3

1. e4 c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. d4 cxd4 5. Qxd4 e6 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Qe4 f5 8. Qe2
Be7 9. g3 O-O 10. Bg2 Qc7 11. O-O d6 12. exd6 Bxd6 13. Nbd2 Nb6 14. Nc4 Nxc4
15. Qxc4 Bd7 16. Rd1 Rad8 17. Bg5 f4 18. Bxd8 1-0

August 03, 2015

Minor-Haring Hunter Weaks Memorial 1976 
Pirc

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Be2 Bg7 5. Be3 c6 6. h3 b5 7. Qd2 b4 8. Na4 Qa5
9. e5 Ne4 10. Qd3 Bf5 11. Qb3 dxe5 12. dxe5 Bxe5 13. Bc4 Nd6 14. Nf3 Nxc4 15.
Qxc4 Bg7 16. Ng5 O-O 17. Qh4 h6 0-1

August 02, 2015

Jack Smith - William McClain        1981 Memphis City Candidates Tournament  
King's Indian Attack 

1. e4 e6 2. d3 d5 3. Nd2 Nf6 4. Ngf3 c5 5. g3 Nc6 6. Bg2
Be7 7. O-O O-O 8. e5 Nd7 9. Re1 b5 10. Nf1 b4 11. h4 a5
12. Bf4 Ba6 13. Ne3 Nb6 14. h5 Rc8 15. Ng4 c4 16. d4 Na4
17. Qc1 Qb6 18. Bh6 Qd8 19. Ng5 Nxd4 20. Nxh7 Kxh7
21. Bxg7 Bg5 22. Qd1 Kxg7 23. Qxd4 Qb6 24. Qd1 Rh8
25. Nf6 Bxf6 26. Qg4+ Kh7 27. exf6 Rhg8 28. Be4+ dxe4
29. Qxe4+ Kh6 30. Qf4+ Kh7 31. Qe4+ 1/2-1/2 

August 01, 2015

Jack Smith - Victor Pupols        1983 Mid-South Open  
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

July 31, 2015

Jack Smith - Philip Morgan        1975 USCF Rated Match  
Trompowsky attack (Ruth, Opocenský opening)

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 c5 3. d5 d6 4. Nc3 g6 5. e4 Bg7 6. f4 Qa5 7. Bb5+ Kf8 8.
Qe2 Nxd5 9. exd5 Bxc3+ 10. bxc3 Qxc3+ 11. Kf2 f6 12. Re1 1-0

July 30, 2015

Jack Smith - Boris Kogan       1983 Mid-South Open  
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

July 29, 2015

Stan Vaughn - Jack Smith      Fish Open 1981  
Grob's attack

1. g4 d5 2. Bg2 e5 3. d3 c6 4. h3 Be6 5. Nf3 Nd7 6. Ng5 Be7 7. Nxe6 fxe6 8.
e4 Bf6 9. Nd2 h5 10. gxh5 Qe7 11. Bf3 O-O-O 12. Bg4 Rf8 13. Nf3 Nh6 14. Bxh6
Rxh6 15. Qe2 Bh4 16. O-O-O Rhf6 17. Nxh4 Rxf2 18. Qe3 Qxh4 19. Qxa7 Qf6 20.
exd5 cxd5 21. Qa8+ Kc7 22. Qa5+ Kb8 23. Qb4 Rc8 24. Qd6+ Ka8 25. c3 Rxc3+
26. bxc3 Qf4+ 27. Kb1 Qa4 28. Qxd7 Qxa2+ 0-1

July 28, 2015

Wright - Hurt, City Championship 1979  
French: Winawer, advance, poisoned pawn, Konstantinopolsky 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. Ne2 dxc3 11. f4 Bd7 12. Qd3 Nbc6 13. Nxc3 a6 14.
Rb1 Nf5 15. Bd2 Rc8 16. Ne2 b5 17. h4 Nce7 18. Kd1 d4 19. Rh3 Nd5 20. Rc1
Qc5 21. Ke1 Nfe3 22. Nxd4 Nxg2+ 23. Bxg2 Rxg2 24. Rh1 Ke7 25. Be3 Nxe3 26.
Qxe3 Qd5 27. Rf1 Rc4 28. Rd1 Qc5 29. Rf2 Rg1+ 30. Rf1 Rg4 31. Qd2 Kf8 32.
Rh1 Bc6 33. Nxc6 Re4+ 34. Kf1 Rexf4+ 35. Ke1 Rg1+ 36. Rxg1 Qxg1+ 37. Ke2
Rf2+ 38. Kd3 Rxd2+ 39. Rxd2 Qc5 40. Nb4 Qxe5 0-1

July 27, 2015

Hurt-Mueller, Norderstedt-Memphis Match 1979
Sicilian: wing gambit

1. e4 c5 2. b4 e5 3. Nf3 cxb4 4. Bc4 Qf6 5. a3 Nc6 6. axb4 Bxb4 7. c3 Bc5 8.
Na3 a6 9. Nb5 Rb8 10. Nc7+ Kd8 11. Nd5 Qg6 12. d3 Qxg2 13. Rf1 d6 14. Ne3
Bxe3 15. fxe3 Bg4 16. Ra2 Qh3 17. Bxf7 Nh6 18. Bd5 Rf8 19. Raf2 Kd7 20. d4
exd4 21. exd4 Rxf3 22. Rxf3 Qh4+ 23. R1f2 Ne7 24. Qa4+ b5 25. Qxa6 Nxd5 26.
exd5 Bxf3 27. Qc6+ Kd8 28. Qxd6+ Kc8 29. Bf4 Rb7 30. Qf8+ Kd7 31. Qxg7+ Kc8
32. Qf8+ Kd7 33. Bxh6 Bxd5 34. Kd2 Qe7 35. Qf5+ Be6 36. Qe5 Qa3 37. d5 Qa2+
38. Ke3 Qa7+ 39. Kd3 Qxf2 40. Qxe6+ Kc7 41. d6+ Kc6 42. Qe4+ Kxd6 43. Bf4+ 1-0

July 26, 2015

Hurt-Crowder, North Mississippi/Memphis Match, February 05, 1978
French: Winawer, advance, poisoned pawn, Konstantinopolsky variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Ne7 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. Qg4 cxd4 8.
Qxg7 Rg8 9. Qxh7 Qc7 10. Ne2 dxc3 11. Qd3 Qxe5 12. Bf4 Qf5 13. Qxf5 Nxf5 14.
Nxc3 Nc6 15. O-O-O Bd7 16. Bd3 Nce7 17. g3 Rc8 18. Kb2 Bc6 19. h4 e5 20.
Bxf5 exf4 21. Bxc8 fxg3 22. fxg3 Nxc8 23. Nxd5 Rxg3 24. h5 Kf8 25. h6 Kg8
26. Rh5 Kh8 27. c4 Nd6 28. Rd4 Rg8 29. Ne3 Ne8 30. Nf5 Ba4 31. c5 Rg2+ 32.
Kc3 Rc2+ 33. Kd3 Bb3 34. h7 1-0

July 25, 2015

Smith-Hurt, West Tennessee Championship 1978
Nimzowitsch-Larsen Opening

1. b3 d5 2. Bb2 c5 3. e3 Nc6 4. a3 e5 5. Ne2 Nf6 6. c4 dxc4 7. bxc4 Be6 8.
Ng3 Qd7 9. Nc3 Rd8 10. Be2 Be7 11. d3 O-O 12. O-O h5 13. f4 exf4 14. Rxf4 g5
15. Rf1 h4 16. Nge4 Ng4 17. Rf3 Qc7 18. Rh3 Nge5 19. Nd5 Bxd5 20. cxd5 Rxd5
21. d4 cxd4 22. exd4 Qd7 23. Bc4 Nxc4 0-1

July 24, 2015

Hurt - Minor  Mid-South Open, 1978
Caro-Kann: Tartakower (fantasy) variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. f3 e6 4. Be3 Nf6 5. e5 Nfd7 6. Nc3 a6 7. f4 c5 8. Nf3
Nc6 9. dxc5 Nxc5 10. a3 b5 11. b4 Nd7 12. Bd3 Nb6 13. Ne2 Bd7 14. c3 Nc4 15.
Bxc4 bxc4 16. O-O g6 17. Nfd4 Be7 18. g4 f6 19. Nxc6 Bxc6 20. f5 gxf5 21.
Nd4 Qc7 22. gxf5 Rg8+ 23. Kf2 O-O-O 24. Nxe6 Qxe5 25. Qf3 Rde8 26. Qf4 Bd6
27. Qxe5 fxe5 28. Rg1 Bd7 29. Rxg8 Rxg8 30. Rd1 Bc6 31. a4 d4 32. cxd4 Rg2+
33. Ke1 exd4 34. Rxd4 Kd7 35. Bf4 1-0

July 23, 2015

Senn - Hurt, City Championship 1977
QGD semi-Slav: Bogolyubov variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 c6 5. e3 Be7 6. Bd3 Nbd7 7. O-O dxc4 8.
Bxc4 b5 9. Bd3 Bb7 10. b3 a6 11. Bb2 c5 12. Rc1 Rc8 13. Qe2 cxd4 14. exd4
O-O 15. Ne5 Nxe5 16. dxe5 Nd5 17. Rfd1 g6 18. g3 Nxc3 19. Rxc3 Qd5 20. f3
Rxc3 21. Kg2 Qc5 22. Bxc3 Qxc3 23. Be4 Bxe4 24. Qxe4 Rc8 25. Kh3 Qc2 26. Rd3
Kg7 27. f4 Rd8 28. Re3 Qxe4 29. Rxe4 Rd2 30. a4 Rd3 31. axb5 axb5 32. Re2
Rxb3 0-1
July 22, 2015

Hood - Hurt, City Championship 1977
Bird's opening

1. f4 d5 2. b3 Nf6 3. Bb2 c5 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. e3 Bg4 6. h3 Bd7 7. d3 e6 8. Nbd2
Be7 9. Be2 O-O 10. g4 Qc7 11. Nf1 Rfd8 12. Ng3 d4 13. Qd2 dxe3 14. Qxe3 Nd5
15. Qf2 Nxf4 16. Nh5 Nxh5 17. gxh5 e5 18. O-O-O Nd4 19. Nxd4 cxd4 20. Rhg1
Rac8 21. Rd2 Bb4 0-1

July 21, 2015

Hale-Hurt, Southern Open, 1974
French: Exchange Variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Nf3 Bd6 5. Bd3 Ne7 6. O-O Nbc6 7. c3 Bg4 8. 
Nbd2 Qd7 9. Re1 O-O-O 10. b4 Rde8 11. a4 Ng6 12. h3 Rxe1+ 13. Qxe1 Re8 14. Qf1
Bxh3 15. gxh3 Nf4 16. h4 Qg4+ 17. Kh1 Nxd3 18. Qxd3 Qh3+ 19. Kg1 Bh2+ 20. Kh1 
Re1+ 0-1

July 20, 2015

Hurt-Maclin Ralph King Memorial 1974 
Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. f4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. c3 Nc6 5. Bb5 a6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. d4 cxd4 8.
cxd4 Bg4 9. Be3 e6 10. Nc3 Ne7 11. O-O O-O 12. Qd2 Bxf3 13. Rxf3 h6 14. Kh1 Kh7
15. g4 Ng8 16. Rg1 Qd7 17. Na4 Rad8 18. Nc5 Qc8 19. e5 Rd5 20. Rh3 b6 21. Ne4
c5 22. f5 h5 23. fxe6 Rxd4 24. Bxd4 cxd4 25. gxh5 Nh6 26. hxg6+ fxg6 27. Nf6+
Rxf6 28. exf6 Qc6+ 29. Qg2 Qxg2+ 30. Kxg2 Bxf6 31. Rd1 Kg7 32. Rxh6 Kxh6 33.
Rxd4 1-0

July 19, 2015

Hurt-Rickman Tennessee Open September 01, 1973
French

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Qc7 7. Nf3 Ne7 8. Be2
b6 9. O-O Ba6 10. Bxa6 Nxa6 11. Ng5 Nb8 12. Qh5 Ng6 13. f4 h6 14. Nxe6 fxe6 15.
Qxg6+ Qf7 16. Qxf7+ Kxf7 17. dxc5 bxc5 18. Rb1 Nd7 19. Rb7 Ke7 20. Be3 Rhc8 21.
Rfb1 Kd8 22. Bf2 Rc7 23. Rxc7 Kxc7 24. f5 exf5 25. e6 Nf6 26. Bxc5 Kc6 27. Bd4
Kd6 28. Rb7 Kxe6 29. Rxg7 h5 30. Rg6 1-0

July 18, 2015

Hurt - Wright       Ladder game, 1973  
Alekhine's defense: Sämisch attack

1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. Nc3 Nxc3 4. bxc3 d5 5. d4 e6 6. Bd3 Be7 7. Qg4 Kf8 8.
Ne2 c5 9. Nf4 g6 10. h4 c4 11. Bxg6 hxg6 12. Nxg6+ fxg6 13. Qxg6 Bxh4 14.
Ba3+ 1-0

July 17, 2015

Wright-Hurt, Memphis City Championship 1971 
Queen's Gambit Declined

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 Be7 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Ne5 Nbd7 7. f4 c6 8. Bd3
dxc4 9. Bxc4 Nxe5 10. fxe5 Nd5 11. O-O f5 12. exf6 Rxf6 13. Rxf6 Bxf6 14. e4
Nb6 15. e5 Nxc4 16. exf6 Qxf6 17. Qd3 Nd6 18. Bd2 Nf5 19. Ne2 Bd7 20. Rf1 Qe7
21. Bc3 c5 22. d5 c4 23. Qe4 Qc5+ 24. Kh1 Qxd5 25. Qg4 e5 26. Rxf5 Qd1+ 27. Be1
Qxe1+ 28. Ng1 Bxf5 29. Qxf5 c3 30. bxc3 Qxc3 31. Qe6+ Kh8 32. h3 Qe1 33. Kh2 e4
34. Nf3 Qe3 35. Ne5 Qf4+ 36. Kg1 Rf8 37. Nd7 Rc8 38. Nc5 Qe3+ 39. Kh2 Qxc5 0-1

July 16, 2015

Vix - Hurt, Music City Summer, 1971
Queen's Gambit Declined: Lasker Defence

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e3 O-O 6. Nf3 h6 7. Bh4 Ne4 8.
Bxe7 Qxe7 9. cxd5 Nxc3 10. bxc3 exd5 11. Qb3 Rd8 12. c4 dxc4 13. Bxc4 Nc6
14. O-O Na5 15. Qc3 Nxc4 16. Qxc4 Be6 17. Qc3 Rac8 18. Rfc1 c5 19. dxc5 Rd5
20. Qa3 b6 21. Nd4 Rdxc5 22. Rxc5 Qxc5 23. Qxc5 Rxc5 24. a4 Bd7 25. Nb3 Rc3 0-1

July 15, 2015

Middleton - Hurt - Memphis City Championship 1972 
French: exchange variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Bd3 Bd6 5. Nf3 Qe7+ 6. Qe2 Nc6 7. Be3 Nf6
8. Nbd2 Nb4 9. Bb5+ c6 10. Ba4 Bf5 11. Kd1 a5 12. Nh4 Bg4 13. f3 Be6 14. h3
Na6 15. Qd3 O-O 16. c3 c5 17. dxc5 Nxc5 18. Bxc5 Bxc5 19. Nb3 Ne4 20. fxe4
dxe4 21. Qg3 Bd6 22. Qe1 b5 23. Nd2 e3 24. Bc2 exd2 25. Qe4 f5 26. Qe2 Rad8
27. Rf1 Bc4 28. Qxe7 Bxe7 29. Nxf5 Bxf1 30. Nxe7+ Kh8 31. Nc6 Rde8 32. Kxd2
Rf2+ 33. Kd1 Bxg2 0-1

July 14, 2015

Hurt - Sulcer  - Mid-South Open 1972 
Scotch: Göring gambit, Bardeleben variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Bc4 Bb4+ 5. c3 dxc3 6. Nxc3 Nf6 7. O-O O-O
8. Re1 d6 9. Qb3 Bc5 10. Bg5 Na5 11. Qa4 Nxc4 12. Qxc4 Be6 13. Nd5 c6 14.
Bxf6 gxf6 15. Nh4 f5 16. Nxf5 cxd5 17. Nh6+ Kg7 18. exd5 Qf6 19. dxe6 Bxf2+
20. Kh1 Bxe1 21. Nxf7 Rxf7 22. exf7 Qxf7 23. Qg4+ Qg6 24. Qd7+ Kh6 25. Rxe1
Rf8 26. Kg1 Rf7 27. Qh3+ Kg7 28. Qc3+ Qf6 29. Rf1 Qxc3 30. Rxf7+ Kxf7 31.
bxc3 Ke6 32. Kf2 Kd5 33. Ke3 Kc4 34. Ke4 b5 35. g4 a5 36. h4 Kxc3 37. g5 Kb2
38. h5 Kxa2 39. g6 1-0

July 13, 2015

Wright-Hurt, Club Ladder Game 1971 
French

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Ne7 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. a4 Nbc6 8. Nf3
Bd7 9. Be2 O-O 10. O-O f6 11. Ba3 fxe5 12. Nxe5 Nxe5 13. dxe5 b6 14. f4 Nf5 15.
Qd2 Bxa4 16. g4 Nh4 17. f5 Bd7 18. Rf2 Qe7 19. Raf1 exf5 20. Qxd5+ Be6 21. Qd3
fxg4 22. Qe4 Ng6 23. Bc1 Rxf2 24. Rxf2 Rf8 25. Rxf8+ Kxf8 26. Be3 Kf7 27. Bxg4
Bxg4 28. Qxg4 Nxe5 29. Qf5+ Qf6 30. Qxh7 Nf3+ 31. Kh1 Nh4 32. Qh5+ Kf8 33. Qe2
Qc6+ 34. Kg1 Nf3+ 35. Kf1 Qf6 36. Kg2 Nh4+ 37. Kh3 g5 38. Qf2 Nf5 39. Qf3 Kg7
40. Bf2 Nh6 41. Qxf6+ Kxf6 42. Bg3 a5 43. Bc7 a4 44. Bxb6 a3 45. Bxc5 a2 46.
Bd4+ Kf5 47. c4 Ke4 48. Bc3 0-1

July 12, 2015

Fowles-Cathey Game in 67, June 05, 2015 round 1
King's pawn opening

1. e4 d6 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 c5 4. Bb5+ Bd7 5. Qe2 e5 6. d3 h6 7. O-O Nc6 8.
a3 Be7 9. Bc4 Bg4 10. Nd5 Nd4 11. Qd1 Nxf3+ 12. gxf3 Bh3 13. Re1 Nxd5 14.
Bxd5 Bg5 15. f4 exf4 16. Qh5 Qd7 17. e5 Bg4 18. exd6+ Kf8 19. Re7 Bxh5 20.
Rxd7 Rd8 21. Rxd8+ Bxd8 22. Bxb7 g5 23. Bc6 Bb6 24. Bd2 Kg7 25. Re1 Rd8 26.
Bc3+ Kg8 27. d7 Bg4 28. Bf6 Rxd7 29. Re8+ Kh7 30. Be4+ 1-0

July 11, 2015

Weaks-Hurt City Championship  1971
Bird's opening

1. f4 d5 2. Nf3 c5 3. e3 Nc6 4. Bb5 Bg4 5. b3 e6 6. Bb2 Nf6 7. O-O Be7 8. d3
O-O 9. Bxc6 bxc6 10. Nbd2 Nd7 11. Qe1 f6 12. Qg3 Bh5 13. Rae1 Bf7 14. e4 Qb6
15. Kh1 Rae8 16. e5 f5 17. a4 h6 18. Nh4 Bxh4 19. Qxh4 Kh7 20. Nf3 Qd8 21.
Qxd8 Rxd8 22. Ba3 Rg8 23. h4 Bh5 24. g3 Bxf3+ 25. Rxf3 g5 26. hxg5 hxg5 27.
Kg2 gxf4 28. Rxf4 Kg6 29. Rh4 Rh8 30. Rxh8 Rxh8 31. Bc1 c4 32. dxc4 dxc4 33.
Rd1 Rh7 34. Rd6 Re7 35. Bf4 cxb3 36. cxb3 Nb8 37. b4 Kh7 38. Be3 Rb7 39. Bc5
Nd7 40. Rxc6 Nxe5 41. Ra6 Nd3 1/2-1/2

July 10, 2015

Hurt - Felt   City Championship  January 23, 1970
Danish gambit

1. e4 e5 2. d4 exd4 3. c3 Qe7 4. cxd4 Qxe4+ 5. Be2 Qxg2 6. Bf3 Qg6 7. Ne2
Be7 8. Nbc3 Nf6 9. Rg1 Qf5 10. Ng3 Qh3 11. Be3 O-O 12. Qc2 d5 13. Bxd5 Nxd5
14. Nxd5 Bd8 15. Nxc7 Bxc7 16. Qxc7 Na6 17. Qe7 Bd7 18. Ne4 Qe6 19. Qf6 g6
20. Bh6 Qxe4+ 21. Kd2 1-0

July 09, 2015

Gilley-Hurt, Memphis City Championship 1971 
English Opening: Flohr-Mikenas System

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6 3. e4 Bb4 4. e5 Bxc3 5. bxc3 Ng8 6. Qg4 Kf8 7. d4 h5 8.
Ba3+ Ne7 9. Qf4 Kg8 10. Bd3 Nbc6 11. Nf3 Rh6 12. Ng5 f6 13. exf6 Rxf6 14. Qh4
Qe8 15. g4 Rh6 16. Ne4 d5 17. Bc1 dxe4 18. Bxh6 exd3 19. Bg5 e5 20. d5 Ng6 21.
Qxh5 Nd4 22. Kd2 Nf3+ 23. Kxd3 e4+ 24. Ke3 Qe5 25. Qxg6 Qxc3+ 26. Kf4 Qd2+ 27.
Kg3 Qxg5 28. Qxg5 Nxg5 29. Rae1 Bd7 30. h4 Nh7 31. Rxe4 Nf6 32. Re7 Kf8 33.
Rhe1 Re8 34. Rxe8+ Bxe8 35. f4 b5 36. cxb5 Bxb5 37. Rb1 Ne4+ 38. Kh2 a6 39. Rc1
Nf6 40. Rxc7 Nxd5 41. Rc8+ Kf7 42. Kg3 g6 1/2-1/2

July 08, 2015

Hurt-Thomas, Mid-South Open 1970 
Closed Sicilian

1. e4 e6 2. Nc3 c5 3. d3 d5 4. g3 d4 5. Nce2 Nc6 6. f4 g6 7. Nf3 Bg7 8. Bg2
Nge7 9. O-O Rb8 10. Bd2 O-O 11. g4 f5 12. h3 b5 13. Ng3 Qc7 14. Qe2 e5 15. exf5
exf4 16. Ne4 gxf5 17. Nxc5 fxg4 18. hxg4 Ne5 19. Nxe5 Bxe5 20. Rae1 Ng6 21.
Bd5+ Kh8 22. b4 Qd6 23. Be4 Re8 24. Bxg6 hxg6 25. Bxf4 Bxf4 26. Qxe8+ Kg7 27.
Re7+ Kh6 28. Qh8+ 1-0

July 07, 2015

Dyer - Hurt , Tenn. Postal Championship 1970
French Defense

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. Ne2 Nbc6 11. f4 Bd7 12. Qd3 dxc3 13. Rb1 Rc8 14. h4
Nf5 15. h5 Nce7 16. Rb3 Bc6 17. Rxc3 d4 18. Nxd4 Rd8 19. Nb5 Qa5 20. Nd6+
Nxd6 21. exd6 Rxd6 22. Qxd6 Qxc3+ 23. Qd2 1/2-1/2

July 06, 2015

Hurt-Mitchell Club Ladder Game, 1970
Scotch: Göring gambit

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. c3 dxc3 5. Bc4 cxb2 6. Bxb2 f6 7. O-O Na5
8. Bxg8 Rxg8 9. Qd5 1-0

July 05, 2015

Long - Hurt   Tennessee Open, 1969 
French: Winawer, fingerslip variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Bd2 dxe4 5. Qg4 Qxd4 6. Nf3 h5 7. Qxe6+ Bxe6
8. Nxd4 Bxc3 9. Bxc3 Nf6 10. Nb5 Na6 11. Be2 Ke7 12. Rd1 Bg4 13. Bxg4 hxg4
14. O-O Rh5 15. Nd4 Rah8 16. Rfe1 Nc5 17. Ne2 Rxh2 18. Bxf6+ Kxf6 19. Ng3 g5
20. Rd5 Ne6 21. Nxe4+ Kg6 22. f3 gxf3 0-1

July 04, 2015

Hurt-Churchill, Club Game 1969 
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. Bd2 a6 18. Qa1 Bh3 19. Ne1 Bd7 20. Nc3 Ncb4 21.
Nxd5 Nxd5 22. Ra5 Bd6 23. f4 Bc6 24. Rf3 Qg4 25. Qb1 g6 26. f5 Qxd4+ 27. Kh1
Nc3 28. Qa1 Bxf3 29. Bxc3 Bxg2+ 30. Kxg2 Qg4+ 31. Kh1 Qh4 32. Ra2 Rfe8 33. Rg2
Re3 34. Qd1 Rae8 35. Nf3 Qh3 36. fxg6 fxg6 37. Bxg6 Kf8 38. Qxd6+ R3e7 39. Be4
Qe6 1-0

July 03, 2015

Hurt-Weaks Club Ladder Game, 1969
Caro-Kann: Steinitz variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Ng3 e6 7. Bd3 Be7
8. O-O O-O 9. Qe2 c5 10. Re1 Re8 11. c3 cxd4 12. cxd4 Bb4 13. Bd2 Bxd2 14.
Qxd2 b6 15. Ne4 Nxe4 16. Bxe4 Rb8 17. Qf4 Qf6 18. Qc7 Qd8 19. Qxa7 Bb7 20.
Bxb7 Qc7 21. Rac1 Qxb7 22. Rc7 Qxa7 23. Rxa7 Nf6 24. Ne5 Ra8 25. Rxa8 Rxa8
26. Rc1 Nd5 27. a3 f6 28. Nf3 g5 29. Kf1 Kf7 30. g3 Ra4 31. Rd1 Rc4 32. Ke2
g4 33. Kd3 Rc8 34. Nd2 f5 35. Nc4 Ke7 36. Rd2 b5 37. Ne3 Nf6 38. Rc2 Rxc2
39. Nxc2 Ne4 40. Ke3 Ng5 41. Ne1 Kd6 42. b3 Ne4 43. f3 gxf3 44. Nxf3 Kd5 45.
Kd3 Nd6 46. Kc3 h6 47. a4 bxa4 48. bxa4 Nc8 49. Ne5 Na7 50. h4 h5 51. Kd3
Nc8 52. Ng6 Nd6 53. Nf4+ Kc6 54. Nxe6 Ne4 55. Kc4 Nxg3 56. d5+ Kd7 57. Nf4
Nf1 58. Nxh5 Ne3+ 59. Kc5 Ng2 60. a5 Nxh4 61. a6 1-0

July 02, 2015

Hurt-Wright, Club Ladder 1969 
French

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. dxc5 Bxc5 7. Nf3 Nc6 8. Bd3
f5 9. a3 a6 10. b4 Ba7 11. Ng5 Qe7 12. Qh5+ g6 13. Qh3 Bd4 14. Bb2 Ndxe5 15.
O-O-O Nxd3+ 16. Rxd3 O-O 17. Re1 Qc7 18. Kb1 Bxc3 19. Bxc3 Nd8 20. Rg3 b6 21.
Qh6 Ra7 22. Nxh7 1-0

July 01, 2015

Wright-Hurt, Match 1968 
French: Tarrasch

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 c5 4. exd5 exd5 5. Ngf3 Nf6 6. Bd3 c4 7. Be2 Bd6 8.
O-O O-O 9. Ne5 Nc6 10. Ndf3 Re8 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bh4 Re6 14. Re1
Qc7 15. Bxf6 Rxf6 16. Ne5 c5 17. c3 cxd4 18. cxd4 Rb8 19. Qc1 Qb6 20. Qe3
Qxb2 21. Nc6 Re6 22. Qf3 Rb6 23. Nd8 Re7 24. Qxd5 Rxe2 25. Qxf7+ Kh7 26.
Qxc4 Rxf2 27. Qd5 Rf5 28. Qe4 Qf2+ 29. Kh1 Qf4 30. g3 Qxe4+ 31. Rxe4 Rf2 32.
Rc1 Rbb2 0-1

June 30, 2015

Hurt - Manney, Tennessee Open 1965
Scotch Gambit

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. c3 d5 5. exd5 Qxd5 6. cxd4 Bg4 7. Be2
O-O-O 8. Be3 Nf6 9. Nc3 Qa5 10. O-O Bb4 11. Qb3 Rd7 12. Rfd1 Re8 13. a3 Bxc3
14. bxc3 Nd5 15. Rab1 Nd8 16. h3 Bf5 17. Bd3 Nxe3 18. fxe3 Rxe3 19. Bxf5
Qxf5 20. d5 Rd6 21. Qa4 a6 22. Qd4 Re4 23. Qa7 Rg6 24. d6 Rxd6 25. Rxd6 cxd6
26. Rb6 Qc5+ 27. Nd4 Qxa3 28. Qa8+ Kd7 29. Rxb7+ Ke8 30. Rb1 Re7 31. Kh1 Qc5
32. Rb8 Re1+ 33. Kh2 Qe5+ 34. g3 Qf6 35. Nf5 Kd7 36. Qxa6 Re2+ 37. Qxe2 Qxf5
38. Qb5+ Qxb5 39. Rxb5 Kc6 40. Rh5 h6 41. Kg2 Ne6 42. Kf3 d5 43. Ke3 Kc5 44.
Kd3 Ng5 45. h4 Ne4 46. Rf5 Nd6 47. Re5 Nc4 48. Re7 Kd6 49. Re8 Ne5+ 50. Ke3
Ng4+ 1-0