Game of the Day Part 15
This page was last updated on: 17 December, 2015
December 16, 2015

Wade-Horobetz  Mitchell Memorial 2012 December 14, 2012, round 2
Sicilian: accelerated fianchetto, Maróczy bind, 6.Be3

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nf3 c5 4. c4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nc6 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Nc3 d6 8.
Be2 O-O 9. f3 Nxd4 10. Bxd4 Nd7 11. Bxg7 Kxg7 12. Qd4+ f6 13. O-O a5 14.
Rad1 a4 15. f4 Qa5 16. Nb5 Nc5 17. e5 Ne6 18. Qd5 dxe5 19. fxe5 f5 20. Nd4
Qb6 21. Kh1 Rd8 22. Nxe6+ Bxe6 23. c5 Rxd5 24. cxb6 Rxe5 25. Bf3 Ra6 26.
Rfe1 Rxe1+ 27. Rxe1 Rxb6 28. Bxb7 Kf6 29. Bf3 Rxb2 30. a3 Ra2 31. Be2 Bd5
32. Bf1 Rxa3 33. Bb5 Ra2 34. Bf1 a3 35. Rd1 e6 36. Kg1 Rb2 0-1

December 15, 2015

Weaver-Pylant  Mitchell Memorial 2012 December 14, 2012, round 2
English opening

1. c4 e5 2. g3 d6 3. Bg2 f5 4. d3 Nf6 5. Nc3 Be7 6. Qb3 Nc6 7. e3 O-O 8. Nge2
Kh8 9. Nd5 Nxd5 10. Bxd5 Qe8 11. Qb5 a6 12. Qa4 Bd7 13. Qd1 Bf6 14. Nc3 Rb8 15.
Bg2 Be6 16. Nd5 Bd8 17. a3 Ne7 18. b4 Nxd5 19. cxd5 Bd7 20. e4 f4 21. g4 Qg6
22. f3 Bh4+ 23. Ke2 Rf7 24. h3 Rbf8 25. Qg1 b6 26. Bd2 Qf6 27. Rc1 Bb5 28. Qd1
Qd8 29. Rc3 a5 30. Rc1 a4 31. Rc3 Qd7 32. Qc2 Rc8 33. Rc1 Bf6 34. Be1 Qe7 35.
Bf2 c6 36. Bxb6 Rb8 37. dxc6 Rxb6 38. c7 Ba6 39. c8=Q+ Bxc8 40. Rxc8+ Rf8 41.
Rxf8+ Qxf8 1/2-1/2

December 14, 2015

Horobetz-Sichel  Mitchell Memorial 2012 December 21, 2012, round 3
Petroff Defence

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. d4 Nxe4 4. Bd3 d5 5. Nxe5 Be7 6. O-O Nc6 7. Bb5 Bd7 8.
Nxd7 Qxd7 9. c4 a6 10. Ba4 Nf6 11. Bg5 O-O 12. Nc3 Qf5 13. cxd5 Qxg5 14. dxc6
b5 15. f4 Qh4 16. Qe1 Qxe1 17. Raxe1 Rfe8 18. Bb3 Bb4 19. Re5 Bd6 20. h3 b4 21.
Nd1 Rad8 22. Ne3 Rf8 23. Ra5 Ne4 24. Nf5 Nd2 25. Rf2 Nxb3 26. axb3 g6 27. Ne3
Rfe8 28. Nc4 Re1+ 29. Kh2 Be7 30. Re5 Rxe5 31. dxe5 Bc5 32. Rf3 h5 33. g4 hxg4
34. hxg4 Kg7 35. f5 Rd4 36. Kh3 Rd1 37. Kg3 Rg1+ 38. Kf4 f6 39. e6 g5+ 40. Ke4
Rxg4+ 41. Kd5 Be7 42. Rf1 Rg3 43. Ra1 Rxb3 44. Rxa6 g4 45. Ra1 Kh6 46. Rh1+ Rh3
47. Rg1 Kg5 48. Ke4 Bc5 49. Rg2 Rh1 50. Nd2 Re1+ 51. Kd5 Re5+ 52. Kc4 Kxf5 53.
Nb3 Bb6 54. Kxb4 Re4+ 55. Kb5 Kxe6 56. Ka6 f5 57. Nd2 Re5 58. Nc4 Bd4 59. Kb7
Rc5 60. b3 Rxc4 61. bxc4 Be5 62. Re2 g3  1-0

December 13, 2015

Kothapalle-Nilsson  Mitchell Memorial 2012 December 21, 2012, round 3
King's Indian: orthodox, Aronin-Taimanov variation (Yugoslav attack / Mar del Plata variation)

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5
Ne7 9. Bd2 a5 10. Ne1 Nd7 11. Nd3 f5 12. Rc1 h6 13. c5 Nxc5 14. Nxc5 dxc5
15. f3 Kh8 16. Be3 b6 17. Nb5 c6 18. dxc6 Nxc6 19. Bc4 Qxd1 20. Rcxd1 Nd4
21. Nxd4 cxd4 22. Bf2 Bb7 23. Bd3 Rac8 24. Rc1 fxe4 25. fxe4 h5 26. Bg3 Rxc1
27. Rxc1 Rc8 28. Rxc8+ Bxc8 29. h3 Be6 30. a3 a4 31. Bh4 Kg8 32. Bd8 Kf7 33.
Bxb6 Bh6 34. Bc7 Bc1 35. Bxe5 Bxb2 36. Bd6 g5 37. e5 Bd5 38. Kh2 Bc1 39. g3
h4 40. g4 Ke6 41. Bf5+ Kf7 42. Bd3 Bf4+ 43. Kg1 Ke8 44. Bb5+ Kf7 45. Bxa4
Ke6 46. Bd1 Bxe5 47. Bxe5 Kxe5 48. a4 d3 49. Kf2 Kd4 50. a5 Bc4 51. Ke1 Ke3
52. Ba4 d2+ 53. Kd1 Be2+ 54. Kc2 d1=Q+ 55. Kc3 0-1

December 12, 2015

Neyman-Sytnytsky  Mitchell Memorial 2012 December 21, 2012, round 3
QGD: Grau (Sahovic) defense

1. d4 d5 2. c4 Bf5 3. Nc3 dxc4 4. e3 Bd3 5. Bxd3 cxd3 6. Qxd3 c6 7. Nf3 e6
8. O-O Nf6 9. e4 h6 10. e5 Nd5 11. Nxd5 Qxd5 12. Rd1 Be7 13. Be3 g5 14. Nd2
Na6 15. a3 c5 16. Qb3 Qxb3 17. Nxb3 c4 18. Nd2 Rc8 19. Rac1 b5 20. Nb1 O-O
21. Bd2 b4 22. axb4 Bxb4 23. Bxb4 Nxb4 24. Nc3 Nd5 25. Nxd5 exd5 26. Ra1 Rc7
27. Ra5 Rb8 28. Rb1 c3 29. Ra2 Rc4 30. b3 Rxd4 31. Rc2 Rd3 32. Kf1 Rc8 33.
Ke2 Rd4 34. f3 Rb4 35. Kd3 d4 36. g3 Rc5 37. f4 a5 38. Rcc1 Kg7 39. Kc2 gxf4
40. gxf4 d3+ 41. Kxd3 Rxf4 42. Rxc3 Rxe5 43. Rg1+ Kh7 44. Rc8 Rf3+ 45. Kd4
Rg5 46. Rxg5 hxg5 47. Kc4 Rf4+ 48. Kb5 Rb4+ 49. Ka6 Rxb3 50. Kxa5 f6 51. Rc2
g4 52. Rg2 f5 53. Ka4 Rb8 54. h4 Kh6 55. Rf2 Rf8 56. Kb4 Kh5 57. Rh2 f4 58.
Kc3 Rd8 59. Rd2 Rxd2 60. Kxd2 Kxh4 0-1

December 11, 2015

Nilsson-Wade  Mitchell Memorial 2012 December 28, 2012, round 4
Sicilian: accelerated fianchetto, modern variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Nf3 g6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. f3 O-O 8.
Qd2 d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Nxd5 Nxd4 11. O-O-O Qxd5 12. c4 Nb3+ 13. axb3 Qxd2+
14. Rxd2 Be6 15. Bd3 Rad8 16. Rhd1 Bd4 17. Bxd4 Rxd4 18. Be4 Rxd2 19. Rxd2
b6 20. Rd4 Rc8 21. Kd2 Kf8 22. Kd3 Ke8 23. b4 Rc7 24. b3 Bc8 25. f4 Bb7 26.
Bxb7 Rxb7 27. g4 h6 28. Ke4 e6 29. Ke5 Ke7 30. g5 hxg5 31. fxg5 Rc7 32. Rd6
Rc8 33. Rd2 Rc7 34. h4 Rc8 35. Ra2 Rc7 36. b5 Rc5+ 1/2-1/2

December 10, 2015

Patrick Coleman(1732) - Graham Horobetz(2110)  Mitchell Memorial, December 02, 2011  round 1
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 Nf6 2. g3 e6 3. Bg2 c5 4. Nf3 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. c4 Na6 7. d5 exd5 8.
cxd5 d6 9. Nc3 Nc7 10. e4 b5 11. e5 Nd7 12. e6 fxe6 13. dxe6 Nf6 14. Ng5 d5
15. Bf4 Nxe6 16. Nxe6 Bxe6 17. Nxb5 Bf7 18. Re1 a6 19. Nc3 Rc8 20. Qe2 Bd6
21. Bg5 d4 22. Ne4 Be7 23. Bxf6 Bxf6 24. Nxf6+ Qxf6 25. Bb7 Rb8 26. Bxa6 Kh8
27. Bd3 c4 28. Bxc4 Bxc4 29. Qxc4 Qxf2+ 0-1

December 09, 2015

Keith Magouryrk(1284) - Patrick Coleman(1732)   Mitchell Memorial, December 16, 2011  round 3
Queen's pawn: Yusupov-Rubinstein system

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. e3 Be7 4. Bd3 O-O 5. O-O b6 6. Nbd2 d5 7. e4 Ba6 8.
e5 Bxd3 9. exf6 Bxf1 10. fxe7 Qxe7 11. Kxf1 Nd7 12. Qe2 c5 13. c3 Rfc8 14.
Qe3 cxd4 15. Nxd4 Qh4 16. N2f3 Qf6 17. Bd2 Nc5 18. Qg5 Qxg5 19. Nxg5 h6 20.
Ngf3 Ne4 21. Be3 Nd6 22. Re1 Nc4 23. Bc1 a6 24. Ne5 Nd6 25. Nec6 Kf8 26. Ne5
Rc7 27. Bf4 Rcc8 28. Nd7+ Ke8 29. Nxb6 Nc4 30. Nxd5 Kd7 31. Ne3 Nxb2 32. Rb1
Nd3 33. Rb7+ Ke8 34. Bd6 Rd8 35. Re7+ Kf8 36. Rxe6+ Kg8 37. Rxh6 gxh6 38.
Nef5 Kh7 39. c4 Rac8 40. c5 Re8 41. Ne7 Rc7 42. Ndf5 Rcc8 43. g3 Nxc5 44.
Nxc8 Rxc8 45. Ne7 Rd8 46. Bxc5 Rd2 47. a3 Rc2 48. Bb4 Kg7 49. Nd5 Kg6 50.
Kg2 Ra2 51. Ne7+ Kf6 52. Nc6 Ke6 53. h4 Kf5 54. Bc5 Ke4 55. Bb4 Kd5 56. Na5
f5 57. h5 Ke4 58. Bd6 Rb2 59. Bf4 1-0

December 08, 2015

Mike Salzgeber(1461) - Kyle Salzgeber(1743)   Mitchell Memorial, December 16, 2011  round 3
Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. c3 d6 6. O-O Nf6 7. Re1 O-O 8. d4
cxd4 9. cxd4 Qb6 10. Nc3 Bg4 11. Na4 Qa5 12. Bd2 Qa6 13. h3 Bxf3 14. Bxf3 Nxd4
15. Be2 Nxe2+ 16. Rxe2 Nd7 17. Nc3 Ne5 18. Nd5 Rab8 19. Nxe7+ Kh8 20. Kg2 Rfe8
21. Nd5 Rbc8 22. Bc3 Qc4 23. Rc1 Qxa2 24. f4 Nc6 25. Bxg7+ Kxg7 26. Rxc6 bxc6
27. Qd4+ Kh6 28. Nf6 Re6 29. Ng4+ Kh5 30. Qg7 1-0

December 07, 2015

Jonathan Beatty(1869) - Graham Horobetz(2099)   Mitchell Memorial, December 23, 2011  round 4
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

December 06, 2015

Graham Horobetz(2099) - Carter Bulington(1634)  Mitchell Memorial, December 09, 2011  round 2
Sicilian: Scheveningen, classical

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e6 7. O-O Qc7 8.
f4 Nc6 9. Be3 b5 10. Nxc6 Qxc6 11. e5 Nd5 12. Nxd5 exd5 13. Bf3 Bb7 14. Re1
dxe5 15. fxe5 Bc5 16. Kh1 O-O 17. Bxd5 Qxd5 18. Qxd5 Bxd5 19. Bxc5 Rfc8 20.
b4 Rd8 21. a4 Bc4 22. axb5 axb5 23. Rxa8 Rxa8 24. Rd1 h6 25. Kg1 Ra2 26. Rc1
Kh7 27. h3 Rb2 28. Kh2 Ba2 29. Kg3 Kg6 30. Kf4 Rb1 31. Rxb1 Bxb1 32. c4 bxc4
33. b5 Bf5 34. g4 Bc8 35. Ke4 h5 36. b6 hxg4 37. hxg4 Kg5 38. Kd4 1/2-1/2

December 05, 2015

Carter Bulington(1634) - David Sichel(1983)  Mitchell Memorial, December 16, 2011  round 3
Torre, London and Colle Systems

1. d4 g6 2. Bf4 Bg7 3. e3 d6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. h3 O-O 6. Be2 c5 7. c3 b6 8. Nbd2
Ba6 9. O-O Qd7 10. Re1 Bxe2 11. Qxe2 Nc6 12. Rad1 Qb7 13. Bh2 b5 14. dxc5 dxc5
15. Ne5 Nxe5 16. Bxe5 a5 17. Nb3 Qc6 18. c4 bxc4 19. Qxc4 Rfc8 20. Rc1 a4 21.
Nd4 Qd5 22. Nf3 e6 23. Red1 Qxc4 24. Rxc4 Nd5 25. Bxg7 Kxg7 26. Rdc1 Rcb8 27.
b3 axb3 28. axb3 Rxb3 29. Rxc5 Ra2 30. Nd4 Rbb2 31. R5c2 Nb4 32. Rxb2 Rxb2 33.
Rc7 Nd5 34. Rc2 Rb1+ 35. Kh2 e5 36. Ne2 Nb4 37. Rd2 h5 38. e4 Re1 39. Nc3 Nc6
40. Rd1 Rxd1 41. Nxd1 f5 42. exf5 gxf5 43. g4 1/2-1/2

December 04, 2015

Graham Horobetz(2099) - Roy Nilsson(1728)   Mitchell Memorial, December 16, 2011  round 3
Scandinavian: Pytel-Wade variation

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. d4 Nf6 5. Nf3 c6 6. Be3 Bf5 7. Ne5 e6 8.
g4 Bg6 9. h4 Be4 10. Nxe4 Nxe4 11. Qf3 Qb4+ 12. c3 Qxb2 13. Qxf7+ Kd8 14.
Rc1 Be7 15. Qxe6 Nxf2 16. Nc4 Qxa2 17. Bxf2 b5 18. d5 Bc5 19. Bxc5 Re8 20.
Qxe8+ Kxe8 21. Nd6+ Kd7 22. dxc6+ Nxc6 23. Rd1 Qe6+ 24. Be2 Kc7 25. Nxb5+
Kc8 26. O-O Qxe2 27. Rf8+ Kb7 28. Rf7+ Kb8 29. Rd8+ Nxd8 30. Bd6+ Kc8 31.
Rc7+ Kb8 32. Rxg7+ Kc8 33. Rc7+ Kb8 34. Rxh7+ Kc8 35. Rc7+ Kb8 36. Re7+ Kc8
37. Rxe2 1-0

December 03, 2015

Roy Nilsson(1745) - David Sichel(1983)  Mitchell Memorial, December 09, 2011  round 2
Robatsch defense: two knights variation

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. Be2 e5 6. dxe5 Nxe5 7. Nxe5 Bxe5
8. f4 Bg7 9. O-O Bd7 10. Be3 Bc6 11. Bc4 Nf6 12. f5 Qe7 13. Bd4 O-O-O 14.
Qf3 g5 15. Rae1 Kb8 16. Nd5 Bxd5 17. exd5 Qd7 18. Qc3 Nxd5 19. Bxd5 Bxd4+
20. Qxd4 c6 21. Bb3 d5 22. c4 dxc4 23. Qxc4 f6 24. Qc3 Rdf8 25. Re6 Qg7 26.
Qb4 Qc7 27. Kh1 h5 28. a4 h4 29. Rfe1 h3 30. Qxf8+ Rxf8 31. Re8+ Qd8 32.
Rxd8+ Rxd8 33. gxh3 Rd3 34. Bc4 Rxh3 35. Kg2 Rh4 36. b3 Rg4+ 37. Kh3 Rf4 38.
Rf1 Re4 39. Be6 Kc7 40. Rd1 a5 41. Rd7+ Kb6 42. Rf7 Ka6 43. Rxf6 b5 44. Bd5
Rh4+ 45. Kg3 bxa4 46. bxa4 Rxa4 47. Rxc6+ Kb5 48. Rg6 Kc5 49. Be6 Rd4 50.
Rxg5 Kd6 51. h4 a4 52. Rg4 Rd3+ 53. Kf4 a3 54. Kg5 Ke5 55. h5 Rd2 56. Kg6 a2
57. Ra4 Rg2+ 58. Kf7 Rh2 59. Rxa2 Rxh5 60. Re2+ Kd6 61. f6 Rh1 62. Kf8 Rg1
63. f7 Rg3 64. Ke8 1-0

December 02, 2015

David Sichel(1983) - Andy Sorensen(1721)  Mitchell Memorial, December 02, 2011  round 1
Vienna: Paulsen variation

1. e4 Nc6 2. Nc3 e5 3. g3 Bc5 4. Bg2 d6 5. d3 f5 6. Na4 Bb6 7. Nxb6 axb6 8.
Ne2 Nf6 9. O-O O-O 10. Nc3 Be6 11. a3 Qd7 12. Nd5 fxe4 13. dxe4 Bh3 14. Qd3
Bxg2 15. Kxg2 Nxd5 16. Qxd5+ Qf7 17. Qxf7+ Rxf7 18. Be3 Re8 19. Rad1 Na5 20.
b3 Nc6 21. Rd3 Ra8 22. b4 Ra4 23. c4 Kf8 24. Rc1 Ke7 25. f3 Rf8 26. c5 bxc5
27. bxc5 Rfa8 28. Rcc3 Ke6 29. cxd6 cxd6 30. Rb3 Rb8 31. Bb6 Nd4 32. Bxd4
Rxd4 33. Rxd4 exd4 34. f4 b5 35. Kf3 Ra8 36. f5+ Kf6 37. Kf4 Ra5 38. h4 h6
39. g4 Ke7 40. g5 h5 41. Rd3 Ra4 42. e5 dxe5+ 43. Kxe5 Ra5 44. Ke4 Ra4 45.
Kd5 b4 46. axb4 Rxb4 47. Rxd4 Rb5+ 48. Ke4 Rb7 49. Kf4 Kf7 50. g6+ Kf6 51.
Rd6+ Ke7 52. Re6+ Kf8 53. Kg5 Rb5 54. Ra6 Ke7 55. Ra7+ Kf8 56. Rf7+ Kg8 57.
Kxh5 Ra5 58. Kg5 Rb5 59. h5 Rc5 60. h6 gxh6+ 61. Kxh6 Rc1 62. Ra7 Rh1+ 63.
Kg5 Rg1+ 64. Kf6 1-0

December 01, 2015

Carter Bulington(1634) - Jonathan Beatty(1869)  Mitchell Memorial, December 02, 2011  round 1
King's Indian: Sämisch, 5...O-O

1. c4 Nf6 2. d4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 O-O 6. Be3 c5 7. d5 Qa5 8. Qd2
Nbd7 9. Rc1 b5 10. cxb5 a6 11. bxa6 Bxa6 12. Bxa6 Qxa6 13. Nge2 Ne5 14. Rd1
Nc4 15. Qc1 Nxe3 16. Qxe3 Nd7 17. Qd2 Rfb8 18. O-O c4 19. Kh1 Nc5 20. Nc1
Qb6 21. b3 cxb3 22. axb3 Nxb3 23. Nxb3 Qxb3 24. Rc1 Bxc3 25. Rxc3 Qb2 26.
Rc8+ 1-0

November 30, 2015

Gary Pylant(1813) - Alex Sytnytsky(1414)   Mitchell Memorial, December 02, 2011  round 1
Sicilan

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d3 Be7 4. Nbd2 b5 5. g3 a5 6. Bg2 Bb7 7. O-O Nc6 8. Re1
a4 9. Nf1 e5 10. Ne3 Nf6 11. Nf5 Bf8 12. c3 d6 13. d4 h6 14. dxc5 dxc5 15. Qc2
Qc7 16. h4 g6 17. Ne3 O-O-O 18. b3 Qa5 19. Bd2 a3 20. c4 b4 21. Nd5 Nxd5 22.
cxd5 Nd4 23. Nxd4 exd4 24. Bf4 Bd6 25. Bxd6 Rxd6 26. Rac1 Kb8 27. Qxc5 Qxc5 28.
Rxc5 Re8 29. e5 Rb6 30. f4 d3 31. Rd1 Ba6 32. Bf1 f6 33. e6 Rd6 34. Bxd3 Bxd3
35. Rxd3 Rexe6 36. Rb5+ Kc7 37. Kf2 Re4 38. Rd2 g5 39. hxg5 hxg5 40. Rc2+ Kd8
41. fxg5 fxg5 42. Rd2 g4 43. Rb7 Rh6 44. Kg2 Rd6 45. Rf7 Re5 46. Rb7 Rexd5 47.
Re2 Rd2 48. Rxd2 Rxd2+ 49. Kg1 Rxa2 50. Rxb4 Rb2 51. Rxg4 a2 0-1

November 29, 2015

Graham Horobetz(2099) - Keith Magouryrk(1284)   Mitchell Memorial, December 30, 2011  round 5
French: Winawer, classical variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Qc7 7. Nf3 cxd4 8.
cxd4 Ne7 9. Bd2 b6 10. Bb5+ Nbc6 11. Bb4 O-O 12. Bd6 Qb7 13. Bxc6 Qxc6 14.
Bxe7 Qc3+ 15. Kf1 Ba6+ 16. Kg1 Be2 17. Qe1 Qxc2 18. Rc1 Qe4 19. Bxf8 Bxf3
20. Qxe4 Bxe4 21. Bd6 Rd8 22. f3 Bf5 23. Rc7 f6 24. Kf2 a6 25. Rhc1 fxe5 26.
Bxe5 g6 27. Rg7+ Kf8 28. Rcc7 b5 29. Rxh7 Rd7 30. Rc8+ 1-0

November 28, 2015

Nilsson-Sansom, Free at the Library, November 02, 2013  round 1
QGD: Marshall defense

1. d4 d5 2. c4 Nf6 3. cxd5 Nxd5 4. e4 Nb6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nf3 Bb4 7. Bd3 Nc6 8.
O-O O-O 9. Ne2 Re8 10. a3 Bf8 11. b4 a6 12. Bb2 f6 13. Ng3 e5 14. d5 Ne7 15.
Nd2 Kh8 16. f4 Nexd5 17. exd5 Nxd5 18. Qh5 f5 19. Bxe5 Ne3 20. Rfe1 Qxd3 21.
Qxe8 Kg8 22. Bxg7 Kxg7 23. Qxe3 Qxe3+ 24. Rxe3 b6 25. Rc1 Bd6 26. Ne2 Bb7
27. Nc4 Kf6 28. Nxd6 cxd6 29. Rd1 Rd8 30. Nc3 d5 31. Rd4 Rd6 32. Re5 1-0

November 27, 2015

Sichel-Horobetz, Free at the Library, November 02, 2013  round 2
Closed Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nge2 d6 6. d3 e6 7. Bd2 Nge7 8. Qc1
Nd4 9. Nxd4 cxd4 10. Ne2 e5 11. c4 dxc3 12. bxc3 d5 13. O-O O-O 14. Bg5 dxe4
15. dxe4 Be6 16. Rd1 Qc7 17. Qa3 f6 18. Be3 Rfd8 19. Rxd8+ Qxd8 20. Qb4 Qc7 21.
a4 Nc6 22. Qb5 Na5 23. Bf1 b6 24. Rd1 Nc4 25. Bc1 a6 26. Qb3 Qc6 27. Qc2 Bf8
28. h3 Na5 29. Rd5 Bxd5 30. exd5 Qc7 31. Qd3 Kg7 32. Qf3 Bd6 33. g4 Rc8 34.
Bh6+ Kxh6 35. Qxf6 Rf8 36. g5+ Kh5 37. Qe6 Kxg5 38. Ng3 Rf4 39. Ne2 Kh6 40.
Nxf4 exf4 41. Qf6 Qe7 0-1

November 26, 2015

Fabijanic-Nilsson, Free at the Library, November 02, 2013  round 2
Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. c3 d6 3. d4 Nf6 4. dxc5 dxc5 5. Qxd8+ Kxd8 6. e5 Nd5 7. Bc4 e6 8.
Nf3 h6 9. g3 Nc6 10. Nbd2 b6 11. Ne4 Kc7 12. Be3 Bb7 13. Rd1 Nxe3 14. fxe3 Na5
15. Nd6 Bxf3 16. Rf1 Nxc4 17. Rxf3 Nxd6 18. exd6+ Bxd6 19. Rxf7+ Kc6 20. Rxg7
h5 21. a3 h4 22. Rd2 hxg3 23. hxg3 Rh1+ 24. Ke2 Rh2+ 25. Kd3 Rxd2+ 26. Kxd2 Rd8
27. Kc2 a6 28. g4 Rd7 29. Rxd7 Kxd7 30. Kd3 Be5 31. b4 Kc6 32. c4 cxb4 33. axb4
a5 34. bxa5 bxa5 0-1

November 25, 2015

Sansom-Smith, Free at the Library, November 02, 2013  round 3
King's Indian defense, 3.Nc3

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. Nf3 O-O 5. e4 c6 6. Bd3 d5 7. e5 Ne4 8.
cxd5 Nxc3 9. bxc3 Qxd5 10. O-O c5 11. c4 Qd7 12. d5 b5 13. Rb1 a6 14. Bb2 e6
15. Be4 bxc4 16. d6 Bb7 17. Bxb7 Qxb7 18. Bd4 Qd5 19. Bc3 Qxd1 20. Rfxd1 Nc6
21. Re1 Rab8 22. Rxb8 Rxb8 23. h3 Rf8 24. d7 f5 25. Rd1 g5 26. Nxg5 Nd8 27.
Rd6 Bh6 28. Nxe6 Nxe6 29. Rxe6 Bf4 30. Re8 Rxe8 31. dxe8=Q+ 1-0

November 24, 2015

Child-Paxton, Free at the Library, November 02, 2013  round 3
English Opening

1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 Be7 4. Nc3 c6 5. d4 exd4 6. Qxd4 O-O 7. e4 Re8 8.
Nge2 c5 9. Qd3 Nc6 10. O-O b6 11. a3 Bb7 12. Bf4 Ng4 13. Nd5 Nge5 14. Bxe5 Nxe5
15. Qc2 Rc8 16. f4 Bxd5 17. cxd5 Ng4 18. Qd3 c4 19. Qf3 Bc5+ 20. Kh1 Ne3 21.
Rg1 d6 22. Nc3 a6 23. Bh3 Rc7 24. Nd1 Bd4 25. Rb1 Nxd1 26. Rgxd1 Qf6 27. Qg2
Rce7 28. Re1 b5 29. Rbd1 Bxb2 30. e5 Qh6 31. Qxb2 Qxh3 32. exd6 Rxe1+ 33. Rxe1
0-1

November 23, 2015

Beatty-Nilsson, G/60;d5, November 22, 2013
Réti Opening

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 b5 3. Bg2 Bb7 4. O-O e6 5. b3 Be7 6. Bb2 O-O 7. d4 d5 8. Nbd2
a5 9. c4 b4 10. Ne5 c5 11. e3 cxd4 12. exd4 Nc6 13. f4 Qb6 14. c5 Qc7 15. Re1
Ba6 16. Qf3 Bb5 17. Nxc6 Bxc6 18. a4 Ne4 19. Qe2 f5 20. Bxe4 fxe4 21. Nf1 Bb7
22. Ne3 Bc8 23. Qd1 g6 24. Ng4 Bf6 25. Ne5 Bxe5 26. fxe5 Ba6 27. Qg4 Rf5 28.
Bc1 Raf8 29. Bh6 R8f7 30. Rac1 Qc6 31. Qh4 Qc7 32. g4 Rf3 33. Re3 Rf1+ 34. Rxf1
Rxf1+ 35. Kg2 Kf7 36. Bg5 Ke8 37. Bf6 Qf7 38. g5 Kd7 39. Rh3 Rd1 40. Qxh7 Rd2+
41. Kg1 Rd1+ 42. Kf2 Qxh7 43. Rxh7+ Kc8 44. Re7 Rf1+ 45. Ke3 Rf3+ 46. Kd2 Rxb3
47. Re8+ Kc7 48. Re7+ Kb8 49. Re8+ Kc7 50. Re7+ Kb8 51. Re8+ 1/2-1/2

November 22, 2015

Momic-Hurt, Mid-South Open 1964 
English: Anglo-Grünfeld defense

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. cxd5 Nxd5 4. g3 Nxc3 5. bxc3 e5 6. Bg2 Bc5 7. Nf3 Nc6
8. d3 e4 9. Ng5 exd3 10. exd3 Qe7+ 11. Qe2 Qxe2+ 12. Kxe2 O-O 13. Be3 Bxe3
14. fxe3 Nd8 15. Rab1 Rb8 16. Rb4 h6 17. Ne4 b6 18. Rf1 Re8 19. c4 f5 20.
Nc3 Bd7 21. Bh3 Nc6 22. Rb2 Re5 23. Kd2 Na5 24. Nb5 Bxb5 25. Rxb5 Rxb5 26.
cxb5 g6 27. Rc1 Rd8 28. Rxc7 Rd5 29. a4 Nb3+ 30. Kc3 Rc5+ 31. Rxc5 Nxc5 32.
a5 bxa5 33. g4 fxg4 34. Bxg4 Kf7 35. Bf3 Ke6 36. d4 Nd7 37. e4 Nb6 38. Bg4+
Ke7 39. Bd1 a4 40. Kb4 h5 41. Bf3 Ke6 42. h4 Kf6 43. Ka3 g5 44. e5+ Kf5 45.
hxg5 Kxg5 46. e6 Kf6 47. Bxh5 Kxe6 48. Bf3 Kd6 49. Kb4 Kc7 50. Bg2 Kd6 51.
Be4 Nd5+ 52. Kc4 a3 53. Bb1 Ne3+ 54. Kd3 Nd5 55. Kc4 Nb6+ 56. Kd3 Nd5 57.
Kc4 Nb6+ 58. Kc3 Nd5+ 59. Kb3 Nc7 1/2-1/2

November 21, 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

November 20, 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

November 19, 2015

Stewart-Newsom, Mid-South Open 1979 
English Opening

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 exd5 6. d4 Bb4 7. Bg2 O-O 8.
O-O Re8 9. Qd3 Ne4 10. Nd2 Bf5 11. Ncxe4 dxe4 12. Qe3 Qxd4 13. Nb3 Qxe3 14.
fxe3 Re5 15. Nd4 Ne7 16. a3 Bd6 17. Bd2 Bg6 18. Rf2 Rd8 19. Bc3 Rd5 20. Raf1 a6
21. Nb3 Be5 22. Bb4 Nc6 23. Bc3 Bxc3 24. bxc3 Rd1 25. Nc5 Rxf1+ 26. Rxf1 Rd5
27. Nxe4 Re5 28. Rf4 Bxe4 29. Bxe4 g5 30. Bxh7+ Kxh7 31. Rxf7+ Kg6 32. Rxc7 Re7
33. Rxe7 Nxe7 0-1

November 18, 2015

Winslow-Wright, Mid-South Open 1972 
Alekhine's Defence: Four Pawns Attack

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

November 17, 2015

Wilwers-Hurt, Mid-South Open 1966 
French

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Ne7 7. Qg4 Nf5 8. Bd3
h5 9. Qh3 Nc6 10. g4 Nfe7 11. Nf3 Qc7 12. Be3 Bd7 13. gxh5 O-O-O 14. Ng5 Rdf8
15. Nh7 Re8 16. Ng5 Nd8 17. f4 f6 18. Nf3 c4 19. Be2 Nf5 20. Bc1 Ba4 21. Kd2
Rh6 22. Nh4 Nxh4 23. Qxh4 Reh8 24. Rg1 Be8 25. Qg3 Bxh5 26. Bxh5 Rxh5 27. Qxg7
Rxh2+ 28. Kd1 Qxg7 29. Rxg7 Rh1+ 30. Ke2 R8h2+ 31. Kf3 fxe5 32. Rg2 Rf1+ 33.
Kg3 Rhh1 0-1

November 16, 2015

Schultz-Scrivener, Mid-South Open 1962 
Dutch Defence

1. c4 f5 2. d4 Nf6 3. g3 e6 4. Bg2 Bb4+ 5. Nc3 c6 6. Nh3 O-O 7. O-O Qe8 8. e4
Bxc3 9. bxc3 Nxe4 10. Ba3 Rf6 11. Qd3 d5 12. f3 Nd7 13. fxe4 dxe4 14. Qe2 e5
15. Bxe4 fxe4 16. Qxe4 Rxf1+ 17. Rxf1 Nf6 18. Rxf6 gxf6 19. Nf4 Bd7 20. dxe5
Qxe5 21. Qxe5 fxe5 22. Nd3 Re8 23. Nc5 Bh3 24. Ne4 Kg7 25. Kf2 Be6 26. Ke3 Kg6
27. Bc5 b6 28. Ba3 c5 29. Bc1 Rd8 30. Nd2 Bf5 31. Nf3 Kf6 32. h4 Rd1 33. Bd2
Ra1 34. Nh2 Rxa2 35. g4 Be6 36. Ke2 Bxc4+ 37. Ke3 Bd5 38. Nf1 a5 39. Ng3 a4 40.
g5+ Kf7 41. h5 a3 42. c4 Rxd2 0-1

November 15, 2015

Horobetz-Burnett, Mid-South Open November 24, 2013 round 5 
Pirc Defence: Classical System

1. e4 g6 2. d4 d6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. h3 O-O 6. Be3 c6 7. a4 Qc7 8. Be2
Nbd7 9. O-O b6 10. Qd2 a6 11. Bh6 Bb7 12. Bxg7 Kxg7 13. Qe3 e5 14. dxe5 dxe5
15. Rfd1 b5 16. axb5 cxb5 17. Rac1 Rfe8 18. Nh4 b4 19. Nd5 Bxd5 20. exd5 e4 21.
c4 Qc5 22. Qg3 Re5 23. Kh1 g5 24. f4 exf3 25. Nxf3 Rxe2 26. Nxg5 Kf8 27. Rf1 h6
28. Nh7+ Nxh7 29. Qd3 Nhf6 30. Qxe2 Re8 31. Qf3 Re3 32. Qf2 Kg7 33. Ra1 Rd3 34.
Qf4 a5 35. Rae1 Qd4 36. Qc7 Qc5 37. Qc6 Qd4 38. Qc7 Qc5 1/2-1/2

November 14, 2015

Pickard-Rackley, Mid-South Open 1977 
English: Bremen, reverse dragon

1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. g3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Bg2 c6 6. Nf3 Bd6 7. O-O O-O 8.
d3 h6 9. a3 Be6 10. Ne4 f5 11. Nxd6 Qxd6 12. Qc2 f4 13. b4 Nd7 14. Bb2 Rae8
15. Nd2 fxg3 16. hxg3 N5f6 17. Rac1 Ng4 18. Ne4 Qe7 19. Nc5 Nxc5 20. Qxc5
Qf7 21. f3 b6 22. Qxc6 Ne3 23. Rfe1 Bd5 24. Qc3 Nxg2 25. Kxg2 Bxf3+ 26. Kg1
Bd5 27. Rf1 Qh5 28. e4 Rf3 29. Kg2 Re3 30. Rf2 Be6 31. Rh1 Qg5 32. Rf3 Rxf3
33. Kxf3 Rf8+ 34. Kg2 Qe3 35. Qe1 Qxd3 36. Bxe5 Qc2+ 37. Kg1 Bc4 38. Rh2 Qd3
39. Rf2 Re8 40. Qc3 Qxe4 41. Rf4 Qb1+ 42. Kh2 Bd5 43. Qa1 Qc2+ 44. Kh3 Qg2+
45. Kg4 Be6+ 46. Kh4 Qh3# 0-1

November 13, 2015

Appleberry-Acers, Mid-South Open 1965 
King's Indian: 6.Be2

1. c4 g6 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. e4 d6 4. d4 Bg7 5. Be2 O-O 6. Nf3 c5 7. d5 Na6 8. O-O
Nc7 9. Bg5 h6 10. Bh4 a6 11. a4 Bd7 12. Nd2 Rb8 13. Qc2 e5 14. Rab1 b5 15.
axb5 axb5 16. b4 cxb4 17. Rxb4 g5 18. Bg3 Na6 19. Rb2 b4 20. Na2 Qa5 21. Nc1
Ba4 22. Ncb3 Qc7 23. f3 Nc5 24. Bf2 Nfd7 25. Ra2 Ra8 26. Rfa1 f5 27. Qb1
fxe4 28. fxe4 Qb6 29. Be3 Qc7 30. Kh1 Nb6 31. Nc1 Rfb8 32. Rb2 b3 33. Ncxb3
Nxb3 34. Nxb3 Nxc4 35. Bxc4 Qxc4 36. Nd2 Rxb2 37. Nxc4 Rxb1+ 38. Rxb1 Bc2
39. Re1 Bxe4 40. Nxd6 Bxd5 41. Nf5 Kh7 42. Kg1 Ra2 43. Bf2 Bf6 44. Ne3 Be6
45. Nd1 Rd2 46. Ne3 g4 47. Nf1 h5 48. Nxd2 Bf5 49. Bg3 h4 50. Bxe5 Bg5 51.
Nf1 h3 52. g3 Bd8 53. Bc7 Bg5 54. Bb6 Kg6 55. Ne3 Bc8 56. Nd1 Kg7 57. Nf2
Bf5 58. Re4 Bxe4 59. Nxe4 Kg6 60. Nxg5 Kxg5 61. Kf2 Kg6 62. Bc7 Kf6 63. Ke3
Kf5 64. Kd4 Kf6 65. Ke4 Kg5 66. Bd8+ Kg6 67. Kf4 Kh5 68. Kf5 1-0

November 12, 2015

Momic-Scrivener, Mid-South Open 1964 
French

1. e4 e6 2. d3 b6 3. g3 Bb7 4. Bg2 Ne7 5. Ne2 g6 6. Bg5 Bg7 7. Qc1 h6 8. Bd2 d6
9. O-O Nd7 10. Nbc3 e5 11. f4 exf4 12. Nxf4 Nc6 13. Ncd5 Nce5 14. Ne3 h5 15. d4
Ng4 16. c3 Nxe3 17. Bxe3 O-O 18. Qc2 Re8 19. Rae1 Nf8 20. Bd2 c5 21. dxc5 dxc5
22. Nd5 Rc8 23. Qc1 Nh7 24. Bh6 Bxh6 25. Qxh6 Bxd5 26. exd5 Qg5 27. Qxg5 Nxg5
28. Kf2 Kf8 29. Re3 Rc7 30. d6 Rd7 31. Rxe8+ Kxe8 32. Bc6 1-0

November 11, 2015

Hurt-Appleberry, Mid-South Open 1977 
Pirc defense

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Be2 Bg7 5. Be3 Nc6 6. h4 e5 7. d5 Nd4 8.
Bxd4 exd4 9. Qxd4 O-O 10. Qd2 Re8 11. f3 Nh5 12. O-O-O Ng3 13. Rh2 Nxe2+ 14.
Ngxe2 c5 15. g4 Qa5 16. a3 b5 17. Nb1 Qd8 18. g5 Rb8 19. h5 Bd7 20. Rdh1 Qe7
21. hxg6 hxg6 22. Rh7 Qe5 23. c3 b4 24. axb4 cxb4 25. Qf4 Qxf4+ 26. Nxf4 Re5
27. cxb4 Rxg5 28. Nd3 Bb5 29. Ne1 Bd7 30. Nc3 Rxb4 31. Nd3 Rc4 32. Nf4 Rg3
33. Kd2 Rxf3 0-1

November 10, 2015

Rick Herbers - Chris Niggel   Mid-South Open  December 01, 2002
French defense

1. e4 e6 2. Nc3 c5 3. Bc4 a6 4. d3 b5 5. Bb3 Bb7 6. Qe2 Nc6 7. Nf3 d6 8. a4
Qb6 9. O-O Be7 10. Bf4 Nd4 11. Nxd4 cxd4 12. a5 Qc6 13. Na4 Bd8 14. c3 Kf8
15. cxd4 Bxa5 16. d5 Qd7 17. dxe6 fxe6 18. Qf3 Nf6 19. Qg3 bxa4 20. Bxd6+
Kg8 21. Rxa4 Bd2 22. Qe5 Re8 23. Rc4 Bd5 24. Ba4 Bxc4 25. Bxd7 Nxd7 26. Qh5
Nf6 27. Qe2 Nxe4 28. Qxe4 Bd5 29. Qa4 Kf7 30. Rd1 Bg5 31. h4 Bf6 32. Rc1 h5
33. Rc7+ Kg6 34. d4 Be4 35. Be5 Rc8 36. Qd7 Rxc7 37. Qxc7 Bd5 38. b4 Ra8 39.
f3 Rg8 40. Bxf6 gxf6 41. Kf2 Rg7 42. Qd6 Rb7 43. g4 hxg4 44. fxg4 Kf7 45.
Qc5 Kg7 46. Ke3 Kf7 47. Kf4 Kg7 48. h5 Rf7 49. Qc2 f5 50. Ke5 Bf3 51. Qd2
Bxg4 52. Qg5+ Kf8 53. h6 Rd7 54. Kxe6  1-0

November 09, 2015

Divakaran Marella - GM Sam Palatnik  Mid-South Open November 29, 2002 
Alekhine's defense: Scandinavian variation

1. e4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. e5 Ne4 4. d4 Nxc3 5. bxc3 c5 6. f4 Nc6 7. Nf3 Bg4 8.
Be3 e6 9. Bb5 Qa5 10. Bxc6+ bxc6 11. Bd2 Qa4 12. O-O cxd4 13. cxd4 Be7 14.
c3 Qxd1 15. Raxd1 Bf5 16. Bc1 Rb8 17. Rf2 Kd7 18. h3 h5 19. Kh2 a5 20. Ne1
Rb1 21. Nc2 Rhb8 22. Rfd2 h4 23. Ne3 Ra1 24. Nc2 Rxa2 0-1

November 08, 2015

GM Sam Palatnik - Chris Niggel  Mid-South Open  November 30, 2002
Queen's pawn

1. d4 e6 2. Nf3 f5 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 d5 5. O-O Bd6 6. c4 c6 7. b3 Qe7 8. Bf4
Ne4 9. Bxd6 Qxd6 10. Nbd2 Nd7 11. Qc2 O-O 12. Rad1 b6 13. Nxe4 dxe4 14. Ng5
Qe7 15. h4 Nf6 16. Qc3 Bb7 17. f3 h6 18. Nh3 c5 19. Nf4 Kh7 20. dxc5 e5 21.
Nd5 Qxc5+ 22. Qe3 Nxd5 23. Qxc5 bxc5 24. cxd5 exf3 25. Rxf3 e4 26. Rc3 Rac8
27. g4 g6 28. h5 Rfd8 29. hxg6+ Kxg6 30. gxf5+ Kf6 31. Bxe4 Ke5 32. Bg2 Rg8
33. Kf2 Rcf8 34. Bh3 Kd6 35. e4 Rf6 36. Kf3 1-0
November 07, 2015

GM Sam Palatnik - Bob Schoumacher  Mid-South Open  December 01, 2002
Queen's Indian: Rubinstein variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 c5 4. Nf3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. d5 exd5 7. Nh4 g6 8. Nc3
Bg7 9. Bg5 Qc8 10. Nb5 O-O 11. cxd5 a6 12. Nd6 Qc7 13. Nxb7 Qxb7 14. Bf4 Nh5
15. Bd6 Bxb2 16. Rb1 Bc3+ 17. Kf1 Rc8 18. Qb3 Bg7 19. Qxb6 Qxb6 20. Rxb6 c4
21. e3 a5 22. Ke2 Na6 23. Rc1 Nb4 24. a3 Bb2 25. Rf1 Bxa3 26. Be4 Nf6 27.
Bxb4 axb4 28. Rxf6 b3 29. Rb6 Rab8 30. Rxb8 Rxb8 31. Nf3 f5 32. Bb1 Bb2 33.
h3 d6 34. g4 fxg4 35. hxg4 c3 36. Nd4 c2 37. Nxc2 bxc2 38. Bxc2 Ba3 39. g5
Rb2 40. Kd3 Bc5 41. Ra1 Rb8 42. Ra4 Kg7 43. Re4 Rf8 44. f4 Kf7 45. Ba4 Ra8
46. Bc6 Ra3+ 47. Ke2 Ra7 48. Rc4 Ra5 49. Kf3 Ra3 50. Re4 Ra7 51. Re6 Re7 52.
Rf6+ Kg7 53. e4 h6 54. Re6  1/2-1/2 
November 06, 2015

Rick Herbers - Hauke Rudolf   Mid-South Open  November 30, 2002
King's pawn opening (Pirc)

1. e4 d6 2. Nc3 g6 3. Bc4 Bg7 4. d3 c6 5. Nge2 Nf6 6. O-O O-O 7. f4 d5 8.
Bb3 dxe4 9. dxe4 Qc7 10. Kh1 Na6 11. Qe1 Nc5 12. Be3 Qa5 13. Nd5 Qxe1 14.
Nxe7+ Kh8 15. Rfxe1 Nfxe4 16. Nxc8 Raxc8 17. Bd4 f5 18. Bxg7+ Kxg7 19. Nd4
Rcd8 20. c3 Rfe8 21. Kg1 Nd3 22. Rf1 Kf6 23. Bc2 c5 24. Nf3 Nxf4 25. Rae1
Nd6 26. g3 Nh3+ 27. Kg2 Ng5 28. Nd2 Rxe1 29. Rxe1 Nge4 30. Rd1 Nxd2 31. Rxd2
Nf7 32. Re2 Ne5 33. h3 h5 34. Bb3 c4 35. Bc2 b5 36. Rf2 Nd3 37. Re2 Nxb2 38.
Bxf5 Na4 39. Bc2 Nxc3 40. a3 a5 41. g4 hxg4 42. hxg4 b4 43. axb4 axb4   0-1
November 05, 2015

Hauke Rudolf - Bob Schoumacher  Mid-South Open   November 29, 2002 
QGD: 4.Nf3

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bxf6 Bxf6 7. e4 dxe4 8.
Nxe4 c5 9. Nxc5 Nc6 10. Nb3 O-O 11. Be2 Qb6 12. O-O Rd8 13. Qc2 Nxd4 14.
Nfxd4 Bxd4 15. Nxd4 Rxd4 16. Rad1 e5 17. c5 Qf6 18. Rxd4 exd4 19. Qe4 Bd7
20. Qxb7 Bc6 21. Qc7 Re8 22. Bd3 Ba8 23. b4 Qg5 24. Qg3 Qd2 25. Bb5 Rf8 26.
a3 Be4 27. Qe5 f5 28. c6 Qc3 29. Rd1 a6 30. Bxa6 Qxc6 31. b5 Qc3 32. Qxd4
Qxa3 33. Ra1 Qd3 34. Qxd3 Bxd3 35. Rd1 Re8 36. h3 Be2 37. Rd5 g6 38. Bb7 Rb8
39. Bc6 Kf7 40. f3 Ke6 41. Rd2 Bc4 42. f4 g5 43. fxg5 hxg5 44. Kf2 Ke5 45.
Rd1 Bb3 46. Re1+ Kf6 47. Re8 Rb6 48. Re3 Bc4 49. Be8 Bf7 50. Bxf7 Kxf7 51.
Re5 Kf6 52. Rc5 Ke6 53. Ke3 g4 54. hxg4 fxg4 55. Rc6+ Rxc6 56. bxc6 Kd6 57.
Kf4 Kxc6 58. Kxg4 Kd6 59. Kf5 Ke7 60. Kg6 Kf8 61. g3 Kg8 62. g4 Kh8 63. Kf7
Kh7 64. g5 Kh8 65. Kg6 Kg8 66. Kf5 Kf7  1/2-1/2
November 04, 2015

Allan Bogle - Greg Turner   Mid-South Open   December 01, 2002
Bird's opening

1. f4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 Bg4 4. h3 Bxf3 5. Qxf3 e6 6. b3 Ne4 7. g3 Be7 8.
h4 Bf6 9. c3 c6 10. Bb2 Qa5 11. Bd3 Nc5 12. Bc2 Qa6 13. Ba3 Nbd7 14. d4 Ne4
15. Bxe4 dxe4 16. Qxe4 O-O-O 17. Bb2 c5 18. Nd2 cxd4 19. cxd4 Kb8 20. Nc4 b5
21. Na3 Nc5 22. Qc2 Qb7 23. O-O Ne4 24. Qg2 a6 25. Rac1 h6 26. Rc2 Be7 27.
Rfc1 Bd6 28. Nb1 g5 29. d5 Rhg8 30. Qxe4 gxh4 31. Be5 exd5 32. Bxd6+ Rxd6
33. Qe5 Rxg3+ 34. Kh2 Qd7 35. Rc8+ Kb7 36. R8c7+ Qxc7 37. Rxc7+ Kxc7 38.
Qe7+ Kc6 39. f5 f6 40. Na3 Rf3 41. Qe8+ Kc5 42. Qc8+ Rc6 43. b4+ Kd6 44.
Qf8+ Kc7 45. Qf7+ Kb6 46. Qxd5 Rf2+ 47. Kh3 Rc1 48. Qd6+ Kb7 49. Qe7+ Kb8
50. Qd6+ Kb7 51. Qd5+ Kb8 52. Nxb5 axb5 53. Qxb5+ Kc8 54. Qe8+ Kb7 55. Qe7+
Kc8 56. Qe6+ Kb7 57. Qd5+ Kb6 58. a4 Rcf1 59. a5+ Kc7 60. Qf7+ Kc6 61. Qxf6+
Kb5 62. Qb6+ Ka4 63. a6 h5 64. a7 Rh1#  0-1
November 03, 2015

Bob Schoumacher - Todd Andrews   Mid-South Open  November 30, 2002
Old Benoni defense

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c5 3. d5 d6 4. Nc3 g6 5. e4 Bg7 6. Bb5+ Bd7 7. Bxd7+ Nbxd7
8. h3 O-O 9. O-O Rb8 10. a4 a6 11. Qe2 b5 12. axb5 axb5 13. Bf4 b4 14. Na4
Ra8 15. b3 Nh5 16. Bh2 Bxa1 17. Rxa1 Nb6 18. g4 Nf6 19. Nd2 Qd7 20. f4 Nxa4
21. bxa4 Rxa4 22. Rd1 Rfa8 23. Nb3 c4 24. Qxc4 Nxg4 25. Qe2 Qa7+ 26. Kg2
Ne3+ 27. Kf3 Nxd1 28. Qxd1 Rc8 29. Bg1 Rc3+ 30. Kg2 Qc7 31. Nd4 Ra2 32. Bf2
Rcxc2  0-1
November 02, 2015

Chris Niggel - Todd Andrews    Mid-South Open  December 01, 2002
Sicilian: Najdorf, 7.f4

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 Nbd7 8.
Qe2 Qc7 9. O-O-O b5 10. g4 Bb7 11. Bg2 Rc8 12. Bxf6 gxf6 13. Nd5 Qc4 14.
Qxc4 Rxc4 15. Ne3 Rc8 16. Ne2 Nc5 17. Ng3 Rg8 18. h4 Be7 19. f5 Bf8 20. Nh5
Ke7 21. g5 fxg5 22. e5 Bxg2 23. exd6+ Kd8 24. fxe6 Bxh1 25. e7+ Bxe7 26.
dxe7+ Kxe7 27. Rxh1 gxh4 28. Nd5+ Ke6 0-1
November 01, 2015

Divakaran Marella - Rick Herbers  Mid-South Open   November 30, 2002 
Giuoco Piano: Greco's attack

1. e4 Nc6 2. Nf3 e5 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d4 exd4 6. cxd4 Bb4+ 7. Nc3 d5
8. exd5 Nxd5 9. O-O Bxc3 10. bxc3 O-O 11. Qc2 h6 12. g3 Be6 13. Bd3 Re8 14.
Bd2 Qf6 15. Nh4 Bh3 16. Rfe1 g5 17. Ng2 Ndb4 18. cxb4 Nxd4 19. Bc3 Qf3 20.
Be4 Rxe4 21. Qxe4 Qxc3 22. Rac1 Nf3+ 23. Kh1 Bxg2+ 24. Kxg2 Nxe1+ 25. Rxe1
c6 26. Qe7 Rf8 27. h4 Qd2 28. hxg5 hxg5 29. Re2 Qd5+ 30. Qe4 Qxe4+ 31. Rxe4
f6 32. f4 gxf4 33. gxf4 Kf7 34. Kf3 Rd8 35. f5 Rd2 36. a4 Rc2 37. Rh4 Rc3+
38. Ke2 Rg3   1/2-1/2

October 31, 2015

Child-Beatty Free Rated Chess Tournament at the Library!, September 26, 2015 round 3
English opening

1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. Nc3 O-O 5. Nf3 d6 6. O-O c6 7. Rb1 Qa5 8. d4
Qh5 9. Bg5 Bg4 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. Ne4 Bg7 12. Re1 Nd7 13. Qd3 c5 14. dxc5 Nxc5
15. Nxc5 Qxc5 16. Nd2 Qc7 17. b3 Bf5 18. Be4 Bxe4 19. Nxe4 Rfd8 20. Nc3 e6 21.
e4 Qa5 22. b4 Qc7 23. Nb5 Qb6 24. Qe3 Qxe3 25. Rxe3 a6 26. Na3 Rac8 27. Rd1 Kf8
28. Red3 Ke7 29. f4 f5 30. exf5 gxf5 31. Kf2 Bb2 32. Kf3 Bxa3 33. Rxa3 Rxc4 34.
Rb3 Rdc8 35. a3 Rc3+ 36. Rxc3 Rxc3+ 0-1

October 30, 2015

Child-Pylant Free Rated Chess Tournament at the Library!, June 27, 2015 round 2
English, 1...Nf6 (Anglo-Indian defense)

1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. Nc3 O-O 5. Nf3 d6 6. O-O c6 7. Rb1 Qa5 8.
b4 Qh5 9. h4 Bf5 10. Rb3 Nbd7 11. d3 e5 12. Qd2 h6 13. e4 Be6 14. Nh2 Ng4
15. Bf3 f5 16. Qe2 Ndf6 17. Nd1 g5 18. Ne3 gxh4 19. Nexg4 fxg4 20. Bh1 Nh7
21. gxh4 Qxh4 22. Qe3 Ng5 23. Qg3 Nh3+ 24. Kg2 Qh5 25. Be3 Nf4+ 26. Bxf4
exf4 0-1

October 29, 2015

Child-Sichel, Free at the Library, November 02, 2013  round 1
English: Anglo-Dutch defense

1. c4 f5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. Nc3 d5 5. e3 c6 6. b3 Bd6 7. Nge2 O-O 8. O-O
Nbd7 9. Bb2 Ne5 10. d4 Neg4 11. cxd5 exd5 12. h3 Nh6 13. a4 Qe7 14. Qc1 Be6
15. Ba3 Rae8 16. Bxd6 Qxd6 17. Qa3 Qd7 18. Kh2 g5 19. f4 Nf7 20. Qc1 Re7 21.
Qd1 h6 22. Ng1 g4 23. h4 Nh8 24. b4 Bf7 25. Re1 Rfe8 26. Qd2 Ng6 27. b5 Nh5
28. Qd3 Ngxf4 29. gxf4 Nxf4 30. exf4 Rxe1 31. Rxe1 Rxe1 32. Nge2 Qe7 33. Ng3
Qxh4+ 0-1

October 28, 2015

Sansom-Sytnytsky, Free at the Library, November 02, 2013  round 2
Queen's Gambit Accepted

1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. Nc3 e6 4. Qa4+ c6 5. Qxc4 Nd7 6. Nf3 b5 7. Qb3 a5 8. a3
Ngf6 9. Qc2 Be7 10. Bg5 Bb7 11. e3 Rc8 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. Ne4 O-O 14. Nd6 Rc7
15. Bd3 g6 16. Nxb7 Rxb7 17. Qxc6 Rb6 18. Qc3 b4 19. Qb3 Qa8 20. a4 Rc8 21. Bb5
Qb7 22. O-O e5 23. Bxd7 Qxd7 24. Nxe5 Bxe5 25. dxe5 Rbc6 26. Rfd1 Qf5 27. f4
Rc2 28. Qd5 Qg4 29. Rd2 Rc1+ 30. Rd1 R1c2 31. Rf1 Rxb2 32. Rf2 Rxf2 33. Kxf2
Rc2+ 34. Kg1 b3 35. g3 b2 36. Qd8+ Kg7 37. Qf6+ Kh6 38. e6 Rc1+ 39. Kg2 Rc2+
40. Kg1 Qe2 41. Qg5+ Kg7 42. Qe5+ f6 43. Qe4 Rc1+ 44. Rxc1 bxc1=Q# 0-1

October 27, 2015

Horobetz-Paxton, Free at the Library, November 02, 2013  round 1
Sicilian: Scheveningen (Paulsen), classical variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e6 7. O-O Be7 8.
Kh1 O-O 9. f4 Qc7 10. a4 Re8 11. Bf3 Nc6 12. Be3 Nxd4 13. Qxd4 e5 14. Qd2
exf4 15. Bxf4 Be6 16. Qf2 Nd7 17. Qg3 Ne5 18. Rad1 Bc4 19. Rf2 b5 20. Nd5
Bxd5 21. Rxd5 Qa5 22. Rf1 Qxa4 23. Bh5 Qxe4 24. Bxe5 dxe5 25. Bxf7+ Kh8 26.
Rxe5 Qb7 27. Bxe8 Rxe8 28. Rf7 g6 29. Rexe7 1-0

October 26, 2015

Sichel-Horobetz, Free at the Library, November 02, 2013  round 2
Closed Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nge2 d6 6. d3 e6 7. Bd2 Nge7 8. Qc1
Nd4 9. Nxd4 cxd4 10. Ne2 e5 11. c4 dxc3 12. bxc3 d5 13. O-O O-O 14. Bg5 dxe4
15. dxe4 Be6 16. Rd1 Qc7 17. Qa3 f6 18. Be3 Rfd8 19. Rxd8+ Qxd8 20. Qb4 Qc7 21.
a4 Nc6 22. Qb5 Na5 23. Bf1 b6 24. Rd1 Nc4 25. Bc1 a6 26. Qb3 Qc6 27. Qc2 Bf8
28. h3 Na5 29. Rd5 Bxd5 30. exd5 Qc7 31. Qd3 Kg7 32. Qf3 Bd6 33. g4 Rc8 34.
Bh6+ Kxh6 35. Qxf6 Rf8 36. g5+ Kh5 37. Qe6 Kxg5 38. Ng3 Rf4 39. Ne2 Kh6 40.
Nxf4 exf4 41. Qf6 Qe7 0-1

October 25, 2015

Horobetz-Nilsson, Free at the Library, November 02, 2013  round 3
Sicilian Najdorf

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8. f4
Qc7 9. g4 b5 10. f5 Bc4 11. g5 b4 12. gxf6 bxc3 13. bxc3 Bxb3 14. cxb3 Qxc3+
15. Bd2 Qd4 16. Qc2 Qc5 17. Rc1 Qxc2 18. Rxc2 Nd7 19. Bxa6 gxf6 20. Bb5 Kd8 21.
b4 Rc8 22. Rxc8+ Kxc8 23. Kf2 h5 24. Rc1+ Kd8 25. Ba6 Bg7 26. a4 Ke7 27. Rc7
Rd8 28. Bb5 d5 29. exd5 Kd6 30. Rxd7+ Rxd7 31. Bxd7 Kxd7 32. Kf3 Bf8 33. Ke4
Bd6 34. a5 Kc8 35. b5 Kb7 36. a6+ Kc7 37. Be3 Kb8 38. b6 Ka8 39. h3 Kb8 40. Kd3
1-0

October 24, 2015

Kernell-Horobetz   Mike Barton Memorial 2  August 18, 2012, round 3
Sicilian: accelerated fianchetto, modern variation with Bc4

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Bg7 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 O-O
8. g4 Nxg4 9. Nxc6 dxc6 10. Bc5 Qc7 11. Qe2 b6 12. Ba3 a5 13. O-O-O b5 14.
Bxb5 cxb5 15. Nd5 Qc4 16. Nxe7+ Kh8 17. Qf3 Qxa2 18. Nxc8 Bh6+ 0-1

October 23, 2015

Roy Nilsson(1734) - Alex Sytnytsky(1474)   Mike Barton Memorial, August 20, 2011  round 1
Philidor Defence

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bc4 f6 4. d4 exd4 5. Nxd4 Nc6 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. Bxg8
Rxg8 8. Qh5+ Kd7 9. Qxh7 Be7 10. Be3 g5 11. Nc3 Rh8 12. Qf5+ Ke8 13. Qf3 Rh4
14. Qe2 a5 15. O-O-O Ba6 16. Qd2 Qb8 17. g3 Rh3 18. f4 g4 19. Rhe1 Qb4 20.
a3 Qc4 21. b3 Qe6 22. Kb2 Rb8 23. f5 Qf7 24. Ka1 Rb7 25. a4 Kd7 26. Bg1 Rh8
27. Ne2 Rhb8 28. Nd4 Rb4 29. Ne6 Kc8 30. Re3 Qe8 31. Rc3 c5 32. Qc1 Rxe4 33.
Re3 Rxe3 34. Bxe3 Bc4 35. Qd2 1-0

October 22, 2015

Satheesh-Sichel Mike Barton Memorial 3, August 17, 2013 round 1
Modern defense

1. d4 g6 2. Nf3 Bg7 3. h3 d6 4. c3 Nd7 5. e4 e5 6. d5 Ngf6 7. Nbd2 Nc5 8.
Qc2 a5 9. b4 axb4 10. cxb4 Na6 11. Rb1 Bd7 12. Bd3 O-O 13. O-O Nh5 14. Re1
f5 15. Nc4 fxe4 16. Bxe4 Nf4 17. Kh2 Bf5 18. Bd2 Bxe4 19. Qxe4 Nb8 20. g3
Nh5 21. Kg2 Rxa2 22. Ra1 Rxa1 23. Rxa1 Nf6 24. Qe1 Nxd5 25. Rd1 Qd7 26. Bg5
c6 27. Ne3 Qf7 28. Qe2 Nc3 29. Qd3 Qxf3+ 30. Kg1 Nxd1 31. Nxd1 Qxd3 32. Ne3
Qe2 33. Kh1 Rxf2 34. Nc2 Qf1# 0-1

October 21, 2015

Hill-Sichel Mike Barton Memorial 3, August 17, 2013 round 3
Pirc: classical (two knights) system

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nf3 d6 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Be3 c6 7. Bd3 Qa5 8. h3
Nbd7 9. g4 e5 10. dxe5 Nxe5 11. Nxe5 dxe5 12. Qe2 Be6 13. a3 O-O 14. Qd2 c5
15. Bxh6 c4 16. Bxg7 Kxg7 17. Be2 Rad8 18. Qe3 Rd4 19. Bf3 Qb6 20. Rb1 Rh8
21. g5 Nd7 22. h4 Qa5 23. h5 gxh5 24. Rxh5 Rxh5 25. Bxh5 Nc5 26. Ke2 Qd8 27.
f3 Bd7 28. f4 Qh8 29. Qf3 1/2-1/2

October 20, 2015

Wade-Nilsson   Mike Barton Memorial 2  August 18, 2012, round 4
Pirc: Ufimtsev-Pytel variation

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 c6 4. Nf3 Qa5 5. Nd2 e5 6. Nb3 Qc7 7. Bg5 Nbd7 8.
a4 Be7 9. Be2 O-O 10. O-O b6 11. f4 a6 12. Kh1 Bb7 13. Qe1 h6 14. Bxf6 Bxf6
15. fxe5 dxe5 16. Qg3 Rac8 17. Bg4 exd4 18. Bxd7 Qxg3 19. hxg3 Rcd8 20. Nxd4
Rxd7 21. Nf3 c5 22. e5 Be7 23. Rad1 Rfd8 24. Kg1 Rxd1 25. Rxd1 Rxd1+ 26.
Nxd1 Be4 27. c3 Bc2 28. Ne3 Bxa4 29. Nd5 Bd8 30. Nd2 Bc6 31. c4 Kf8 32. Kf2
Ke8 33. Ke2 Kd7 34. Kd3 Ke6 35. Ke4 f5+ 36. exf6 Bxf6 37. b3 g5 38. g4 Bd8
39. Nf1 Bc7 40. Ne3 Bf4 41. Nf5 b5 1/2-1/2

October 19, 2015

Puckett-Horobetz Mike Barton Memorial 3, August 17, 2013 round 2
Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Bc4 Nc6 3. Nf3 g6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. O-O d6 6. h3 Nf6 7. d3 O-O 8. Be3
Na5 9. Nd2 Nxc4 10. Nxc4 Be6 11. e5 dxe5 12. Nxe5 Nd5 13. d4 Nxe3 14. fxe3 Bxe5
15. dxe5 Qc7 16. Nd5 Qxe5 17. Nxe7+ Kg7 18. Qf3 Rae8 19. Qxb7 Bc4 20. Nc6 Qxe3+
21. Rf2 Re6 22. Na5 Rf6 23. Nxc4 Qxf2+ 24. Kh1 Re8 25. Qd5 Rf5 26. Qd3 Re1+ 27.
Rxe1 Qxe1+ 28. Kh2 Rf1 29. Qc3+ Qxc3 30. bxc3 Rc1 31. Ne3 Ra1 32. Kg3 Rxa2 33.
Kf4 Ra3 34. Nd5 Ra2 35. Ne3 Kf6 36. Ke4 Ke6 37. Kd3 Ra4 38. c4 Ra3+ 39. c3 Ra2
40. Nd5 Kd6 41. Ne3 a5 42. Ke4 Re2 43. Kd3 Rxe3+ 44. Kxe3 Ke5 45. g3 f5 46. Kd3
g5 47. Kc2 f4 48. gxf4+ gxf4 49. Kb3 f3 50. Ka4 f2 0-1

October 18, 2015

Dolz-Barnes Mike Barton Memorial 3, August 17, 2013 round 3
Classical Caro-Kann: 4...Bf5 main line

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. h4 h6 7. Nf3 Nf6 8. Bd3
Bxd3 9. Qxd3 e6 10. Bf4 Nd5 11. Ne2 Nd7 12. O-O-O Be7 13. Ne5 Nxf4 14. Nxf4
Nxe5 15. dxe5 Qxd3 16. cxd3 O-O-O 17. g3 Bc5 18. f3 Be3+ 19. Kc2 Bxf4 20. gxf4
Rd4 21. f5 exf5 22. Kc3 Rf4 23. Rhg1 g6 24. Rge1 Re8 25. Re3 Rxh4 26. Rde1 Kd7
27. b4 Rh3 28. a4 f4 29. Re4 Rxf3 30. Rd4+ Kc7 31. Ree4 g5 32. Kd2 h5 33. Ke2
Re3+ 34. Rxe3 fxe3 35. Re4 f6 36. exf6 Rxe4 37. dxe4 Kd6 38. Kxe3 Ke6 39. f7
Kxf7 40. e5 Ke6 41. Ke4 h4 42. Kf3 Kxe5 43. Kg4 Ke4 44. a5 b6 45. axb6 axb6 46.
Kxg5 h3 47. Kf6 Kd5 48. Kg5 h2 49. Kg4 h1=Q 50. Kf5 Qe4+ 51. Kf6 Qe5+ 52. Kf7
Qe6+ 53. Kg7 Ke5 54. Kh7 Qf6 55. Kg8 Kf5 56. Kh7 Qf7+ 57. Kh8 Kg6 58. b5 Qg7#
0-1

October 17, 2015

Weaver-Bansal Mike Barton Memorial 3, August 17, 2013 round 3
Symmetrical English vs ...g6

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. d3 e6 8. Be3
b6 9. Qd2 Rb8 10. Bh6 d5 11. Bf4 Ra8 12. Ne5 Nxe5 13. Bxe5 Bb7 14. Rab1 Qd7 15.
cxd5 exd5 16. d4 Rfd8 17. Qg5 cxd4 18. Bxf6 Bxf6 19. Qxf6 dxc3 20. Qxc3 d4 21.
Qb3 Bxg2 22. Kxg2 Re8 23. Rfe1 Re7 24. Rbd1 Rae8 25. Rd2 Re6 1/2-1/2

October 16, 2015

Ponds-Sood Mike Barton Memorial 3, August 17, 2013 round 5
Old Indian defense

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 d6 3. Nf3 Bg4 4. Nc3 Bxf3 5. exf3 e6 6. Bd3 d5 7. O-O dxc4
8. Qa4+ c6 9. Qxc4 Be7 10. Be3 O-O 11. Qb3 b6 12. Be4 Nd5 13. Rac1 Nd7 14.
Nxd5 cxd5 15. Bd3 Rc8 16. Rxc8 Qxc8 17. Rc1 Qb7 18. Qc2 Rd8 19. Bxh7+ Kf8
20. Bd3 e5 21. dxe5 Nxe5 22. Bb5 a6 23. Bc6 Nxc6 24. Qxc6 Qxc6 25. Rxc6 d4
26. Bf4 Bc5 27. Bc7 Rc8 28. Bd6+ Bxd6 29. Rxc8+ Ke7 30. Kf1 d3 31. Ke1 Bb4+
32. Kd1 Kd7 33. Rb8 b5 34. Rb7+ Ke6 35. Rb6+ Kd5 36. Rxa6 Kd4 37. Rd6+ Bxd6
38. h4 Bh2 39. b3 Bg1 40. a4 bxa4 41. bxa4 Bxf2 42. a5 Kc3 43. a6 Be3 44. g4
Kb4 45. g5 Ka5 46. a7 Bxa7 47. Kd2 Kb5 48. Kxd3 Kc6 49. h5 Bc5 50. h6 gxh6
51. gxh6 Bf8 52. h7 Bg7 53. Ke4 Kd6 54. Kf5 Ke7 55. Kg5 Ke6 56. f4 f6+ 57.
Kg4 0-1

October 15, 2015

Sichel-Bansal  Mike Barton Memorial 2  August 18, 2012, round 4
Bird's opening

1. f4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 g6 4. d4 Bg7 5. Bd3 Bg4 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. O-O c6 8.
Qe1 Re8 9. Ne5 Be6 10. Qh4 Qc8 11. h3 Nh5 12. g4 Nf6 13. Ndf3 Rd8 14. Ng5 c5
15. Rf3 cxd4 16. exd4 Nc6 17. f5 Bd7 18. Nexf7 gxf5 19. Bxf5 Bxf5 20. Rxf5
Qc7 21. Bf4 Qc8 22. Nxd8 Qxd8 23. Rxf6 exf6 24. Qxh7+ Kf8 25. Ne6+ Ke8 26.
Nxg7+ Ke7 27. Nf5+ Ke8 28. Nd6+ Qxd6 29. Bxd6 Kd8 30. Qc7+ Ke8 31. Re1+ Ne7
32. Qxe7# 1-0

October 14, 2015

Weaver-Kothapalle  Mike Barton Memorial 2  August 18, 2012, round 4
English opening

1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Nc3 Be6 6. a3 Nc6 7. e3 g6 8.
Nge2 Bg7 9. O-O O-O 10. b4 Qd7 11. Re1 Rad8 12. Rb1 a6 13. Ne4 b6 14. N4c3
f5 15. Qa4 Ra8 16. f4 e4 17. Bf1 b5 18. Qc2 Rfd8 19. Bb2 Nxc3 20. Bxc3 Bxc3
21. dxc3 Qf7 22. Nd4 Nxd4 23. cxd4 1/2-1/2

October 13, 2015

Patrick Coleman(1715) - Kenneth Turner(1979)   Mike Barton Memorial, August 20, 2011  round 2
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. Nd2 e6 4. f4 c5 5. c3 Bd6 6. Ngf3 c4 7. Ne5 Bd7 8. Be2
b5 9. Bf3 Nc6 10. O-O Qc7 11. e4 dxe4 12. Nxe4 Nd5 13. Qe2 h6 14. Bd2 Rb8
15. a3 Na5 16. Nxd6+ Qxd6 17. Nxd7 Qxd7 18. f5 O-O 19. Bxd5 exd5 20. f6 Rb6
21. fxg7 Re8 22. Qh5 Nb3 23. Rad1 Nxd2 24. Rxd2 Kxg7 25. Rdf2 Re7 26. Rf5
Rd6 27. Qg4+ Rg6 28. Qh5 Rd6 29. Qg4+ Kh7 30. Qf3 Kg7 1/2-1/2

October 12, 2015

Graham Horobetz(2100) - Roy Nilsson(1710)  Mike Barton Memorial, August 20, 2011  round 2
Scandinavian: Pytel-Wade variation

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. d4 c6 5. Nf3 Bg4 6. Be2 Nf6 7. O-O e6 8.
Ne5 Bxe2 9. Nxe2 Qc7 10. Nf4 Bd6 11. Re1 O-O 12. Nh5 Nxh5 13. Qxh5 Nd7 14.
Ng4 Bf4 15. g3 Bxc1 16. Raxc1 Qd8 17. Ne3 Nf6 18. Qd1 Qa5 19. a3 Rfd8 20. c3
Qh5 21. Qxh5 Nxh5 22. f4 g6 23. Kg2 Nf6 24. Kf3 Rac8 25. g4 c5 26. dxc5 Rxc5
27. Rcd1 Rcc8 28. c4 h5 29. h3 hxg4+ 30. hxg4 Kg7 31. b4 b6 32. f5 exf5 33.
gxf5 Rh8 34. Rh1 Rxh1 35. Rxh1 Nh5 36. Rg1 Rc6 37. Rd1 Nf6 38. Rd8 Rc7 39.
Rd6 Ne8 40. Rd8 Nf6 41. a4 Nd7 42. Nd5 Rb7 43. Kf4 Nf6 44. Ke5 Nxd5 45. cxd5
Re7+ 46. Kd6 Kf6 47. fxg6 fxg6 48. Rf8+ Rf7 49. Rxf7+ Kxf7 50. Kc7 1-0

October 11, 2015

Cao-Horobetz National Chess Day!, October 10, 2015 round 2
Sicilian: Hungarian variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. Bc4 Nc6 5. O-O d6 6. d3 Nf6 7. h3 O-O 8.
Be3 Na5 9. Bb3 b6 10. Qd2 Bb7 11. Bh6 Rc8 12. Bxg7 Kxg7 13. Bd5 Bxd5 14.
Nxd5 e6 15. Nxf6 Qxf6 16. b3 Nc6 17. Rfe1 h6 18. Nh2 g5 19. Ng4 Qg6 20. f4
h5 21. Nh2 gxf4 22. Qxf4 Nd4 23. Rac1 e5 24. Qf2 f5 25. Qe3 f4 26. Qf2 f3
27. c3 Ne2+ 28. Rxe2 fxe2 29. Qxe2 Rf4 30. Rf1 b5 31. Rxf4 exf4 32. Nf3 Qf6
33. Qd2 Re8 34. Kf2 a5 35. g3 fxg3+ 36. Kxg3 Kh8 37. Kf2 Rf8 38. Qe3 Kh7 39.
c4 bxc4 40. dxc4 Qb2+ 0-1

October 10, 2015

Sichel-Harris  National Chess Day!, October 12, 2013, round 1 
Philidor's defense

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Bg4 4. dxe5 Nd7 5. exd6 Bxd6 6. Be2 Bxf3 7. Bxf3
Ngf6 8. Nc3 Qe7 9. O-O O-O 10. g3 h6 11. Bg2 Rfe8 12. Be3 c6 13. a3 Bc5 14.
Qe2 Rad8 15. Rad1 Bxe3 16. Qxe3 Qc5 17. Qxc5 Nxc5 18. f3 g5 19. h3 b5 20. b4
Ne6 21. Ne2 h5 22. e5 Nd5 23. Rd3 c5 24. f4 Nec7 25. bxc5 gxf4 26. gxf4 f6
27. e6 Rxe6 28. Nc3 Kh8 29. Nxd5 Nxd5 30. Rxd5 Rg8 31. Rd6 Re2 32. Rf2 Re1+
33. Kh2 Rc8 34. c6 Kg7 35. Bd5 Rf8 36. Rd7+ Kh6 37. Rg2 b4 38. f5 Re2 39.
Rxe2 b3 40. Rg2 1-0

October 09, 2015

Paxton-Nilsson  National Chess Day!, October 12, 2013, round 1 
1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 e6: Torre, London and Colle Systems

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. d4 b5 3. c4 bxc4 4. e3 d5 5. Nc3 Bf5 6. Ne5 c6 7. b3 cxb3 8. axb3
e6 9. Be2 Bb4 10. Bd2 O-O 11. O-O a5 12. Na4 Bd6 13. f4 Bxe5 14. fxe5 Ne4 15.
Bd3 Nd7 16. Qc2 Qg5 17. Rf3 h5 18. Nc3 Qg6 19. Nxe4 dxe4 20. Rg3 exd3 21. Qxc6
Nxe5 22. dxe5 Qh6 23. Qc3 Be4 24. Rxa5 Rxa5 25. Qxa5 Ra8 26. Qc3 g5 27. Qd4 Qg6
28. h4 g4 29. b4 Ra2 30. Be1 Re2 31. Qc3 Qf5 32. b5 d2 33. Bxd2 Qf2+ 34. Kh2
Bxg2 35. Be1 Rxe1 36. Rxg2 Qxh4# 0-1

October 08, 2015

Sichel-Fabijanic  National Chess Day!, October 12, 2013, round 3 
Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nge2 b6 6. d3 Bb7 7. Bd2 e6 8.
Qc1 h6 9. O-O Nge7 10. f4 d6 11. g4 f5 12. gxf5 gxf5 13. Ng3 Bd4+ 14. Be3
Qc7 15. Nce2 Bxe3+ 16. Qxe3 fxe4 17. dxe4 O-O-O 18. Bh3 Nb4 19. Bxe6+ Kb8
20. Rfc1 Ng6 21. c3 Nc6 22. b4 Bc8 23. Bxc8 Qxc8 24. bxc5 dxc5 25. e5 Qh3
26. Qe4 Nce7 27. Rd1 Nh4 28. Kh1 Nef5 29. Nxf5 Nxf5 30. Rxd8+ Rxd8 31. Qg2
Qh4 32. Rg1 Rd2 33. Qf3 c4 34. e6 Rd3 35. Qe4 Rh3 36. Rg8+ Kc7 37. Qxc4+ Kd6
38. Rg2 Qe1+ 39. Ng1 Ng3+ 40. Rxg3 Qxg3 41. Qd4+ Kxe6 42. Qe5+ Kf7 43. Qf5+
Kg7 44. Qxh3 1-0

October 07, 2015

Dolz-Thomas National Chess Day!, October 12, 2013, round 4 
Sicilian: Nimzovich-Rossolimo attack (without ...d6)

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Na5 4. O-O a6 5. Be2 Nc6 6. d4 cxd4 7. Nxd4 e5 8.
Nxc6 bxc6 9. Nc3 d6 10. Bg4 Bxg4 11. Qxg4 Nf6 12. Qf3 Be7 13. Bg5 O-O 14.
Ne2 Rb8 15. Rab1 d5 16. exd5 Nxd5 17. Bxe7 Qxe7 18. a3 e4 19. Qg3 e3 20.
fxe3 Nxe3 21. Rfc1 Nf5 22. Qe1 Rfe8 23. Nc3 Qa7+ 24. Qf2 Qxf2+ 25. Kxf2 Re7
26. Re1 Rd7 27. Re5 Rd2+ 28. Kf1 g6 29. Re2 Rbd8 30. Rc1 Rxe2 31. Kxe2 Nd4+
32. Kf1 Nf5 33. Ke1 h5 34. Rd1 Rxd1+ 35. Nxd1 Nd4 36. Kd2 f5 37. Kd3 Ne6 38.
g3 g5 39. Ne3 f4 40. gxf4 Nxf4+ 41. Kc4 Nd5 42. Nxd5 cxd5+ 43. Kxd5 Kg7 44.
Ke4 Kf6 45. c4 h4 46. c5 Ke6 47. b4 g4 48. Kf4 g3 49. hxg3 hxg3 50. Kxg3 Kd5
51. Kf4 Kc6 52. Ke4 Kb5 53. Kd5 a5 54. bxa5 Kxa5 55. Kd6 Ka6 56. Kd7 Kb7 57.
c6+ Kb8 58. c7+ 1-0

October 06, 2015

Sytnytsky-Ponds  National Chess Day!, October 12, 2013, round 2 
Queen's pawn game, Darooha variation

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 e6 4. Bg5 c5 5. e4 cxd4 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. Qxd4 Qxd4
8. Nxd4 dxe4 9. Nxe4 a6 10. Bd3 e5 11. Nf3 f5 12. Nxe5 fxe4 13. Bxe4 Bd6 14.
Nc4 Bc5 15. Bd5 Nd7 16. O-O Nb6 17. Rfe1+ Kd8 18. Rad1 Nxd5 19. Rxd5+ Bd7
20. Rxc5 Re8 21. Rxe8+ Kxe8 22. Re5+ Kf8 23. Nb6 Rd8 24. Rd5 Ke7 25. Rxd7+
Rxd7 26. Nxd7 Kxd7 27. Kf1 Kc6 28. Ke2 Kd5 29. Kd3 h5 30. c4+ Kc6 31. b4 b5
32. h3 g5 33. g3 bxc4+ 34. Kxc4 Kd6 35. a4 Kc6 36. b5+ axb5+ 37. axb5+ Kb7
38. f4 h4 39. gxh4 gxf4 40. Kd3 Kb6 41. h5 Kxb5 42. h6 1-0

October 05, 2015

Nilsson-Dasari National Chess Day!, October 12, 2013, round 2 
Caro-Kann: Panov-Botvinnik Attack

1. c4 c6 2. e4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. d4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nf3 b6 7. Bg5 Be7 8. Bd3
Bb7 9. Qe2 O-O 10. O-O Nbd7 11. Rfe1 Re8 12. Rac1 Rc8 13. Ne5 Rc7 14. Nb5 Rc8
15. Nxa7 Ra8 16. Nac6 Bxc6 17. Nxc6 Qc7 18. Nxe7+ Rxe7 19. cxd5 Qd6 20. a3 Qxd5
21. Be4 Nxe4 22. Bxe7 Nef6 23. Qc2 Qb7 24. Bd6 Nd5 25. Qe4 N7f6 26. Qe5 Rc8 27.
Qg3 Rxc1 28. Rxc1 Ne4 29. Qe5 Nxd6 30. Qxd6 h6 31. h4 Kh7 32. h5 b5 33. g3 Nf6
34. Qc7 Qe4 35. Qxf7 Qxd4 36. Qg6+ Kh8 37. Rc8+ Ng8 38. Qf7 Qd1+ 39. Kh2 Qxh5+
40. Qxh5 Kh7 41. Qf7 Nf6 42. Rc7 Ne8 43. Qxe8 h5 44. Qxh5+ Kg8 45. Rc8# 1-0

October 04, 2015

Lin-Horobetz  National Chess Day!, October 12, 2013, round 3 
Closed Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Nge2 d6 6. d3 e6 7. Be3 Nd4 8. O-O
Ne7 9. Nb5 Nxb5 10. c3 O-O 11. a4 Nc7 12. Rc1 b5 13. b4 Bb7 14. Qd2 cxb4 15.
cxb4 d5 16. Bh6 f6 17. axb5 dxe4 18. d4 Bxh6 19. Qxh6 Nf5 20. Qf4 Rc8 21. Bxe4
Bxe4 22. Qxe4 Qd5 23. Qf4 Qd6 24. Qxd6 Nxd6 25. Rc6 Nce8 26. Nf4 Rxc6 27. bxc6
Nc7 28. Rd1 Kf7 29. d5 Nxd5 30. Nxd5 exd5 31. Rxd5 Ke6 32. Rd3 Rc8 33. Rc3 Kd5
34. c7 a6 35. Kg2 f5 36. b5 axb5 37. Kf3 b4 38. Rc1 b3 39. Rb1 Nc4 40. Rd1+ Kc5
41. h4 b2 42. Ke2 0-1

October 03, 2015

Dolz-Nilsson  National Chess Day!, October 12, 2013, round 3 
Scandinavian Defence

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. g3 Bg4 6. Bg2 c6 7. d3 Nbd7 8.
Bf4 e5 9. Bg5 Be7 10. Qd2 O-O 11. O-O Nd5 12. Bxe7 Nxe7 13. d4 Bxf3 14. Bxf3 f5
15. Bg2 e4 16. f3 Nb6 17. b3 Rad8 18. Rad1 exf3 19. Rxf3 Ned5 20. Rf2 Nxc3 21.
Qxc3 Nd5 22. Qd3 Rde8 23. c4 Ne3 24. Rdd2 Qh6 25. Rde2 Ng4 26. Rxf5 Qxh2+ 27.
Kf1 Rxf5+ 28. Qxf5 Rf8 29. Rf2 Ne3+ 30. Ke2 Nxf5 31. Bd5+ cxd5 32. Rxh2 Nxd4+
33. Kd2 Nf3+ 0-1

October 02, 2015

Satheesh-Sichel  National Chess Day!, October 12, 2013, round 4 
Benko/Volga Gambit

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. cxb5 a6 5. b6 Qxb6 6. Nc3 d6 7. e4 e5 8. Nf3 Be7
9. Be2 a5 10. Nd2 O-O 11. O-O Bd7 12. Nc4 Qc7 13. Na4 Nxe4 14. Nab6 Ra7 15.
Nxd7 Nxd7 16. Bd3 Nef6 17. Bc2 Rb8 18. b3 Nb6 19. Nxb6 Qxb6 20. Qd2 Qb4 21. Qd1
Qd4 22. Bd2 Qxd5 23. Qe2 Qe6 24. Rad1 d5 25. Rfe1 Nd7 26. f3 f5 27. Bf4 Bd6 28.
Bg3 Re8 29. Qd3 Nf6 30. Qxf5 Qxf5 31. Bxf5 a4 32. Be4 Nxe4 33. fxe4 d4 34. Rf1
axb3 35. axb3 Rd8 36. Rf3 Rf8 37. Rdf1 Rxf3 38. Rxf3 Bc7 39. Be1 Bb6 40. Kf2
Ra2+ 41. Kf1 Ba5 42. Bxa5 Rxa5 43. Rf5 c4 44. bxc4 g6 45. Rf3 Rc5 46. Rb3 Rxc4
47. Rb5 d3 48. Rxe5 Rc1+ 49. Kf2 d2 50. Rd5 d1=Q 51. Rxd1 Rxd1 0-1

October 01, 2015

Dolmatov - Palatnik   Daugavpils 1978
Sicilian: Najdorf, 6.f4

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 d6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 a6 6. f4 e6 7. Be2 Qc7 8.
O-O Be7 9. Bf3 O-O 10. a4 Nc6 11. Nb3 b6 12. Be3 Rb8 13. Qe2 Nd7 14. g4 Nc5
15. g5 Re8 16. Bg2 Nb4 17. Nd4 e5 18. fxe5 dxe5 19. Nf5 Bf8 20. Qf2 Be6 21.
Kh1 Bc4 22. Rg1 Ne6 23. Nd5 Bxd5 24. exd5 Nf4 25. Be4 g6 26. Nh6+ Bxh6 27.
gxh6 Nbxd5 28. Bd2 Nf6 29. Bf3 Qxc2 30. Rac1 Qf5 31. Bc6 Ne4 32. Qe3 Nxd2
33. Qxd2 Red8 34. Qe3 Qh5 35. Rc2 Rd3 36. Qe1 Rbd8 37. Be4 R3d4  0-1

September 30, 2015

Palatnik - Bronstein  Daugavpils 1978
Catalan: closed, 5.Nf3

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O b6 7. Nc3 Bb7 8.
cxd5 exd5 9. Qc2 c5 10. Rd1 Nbd7 11. Bg5 Ne4 12. Bxe7 Qxe7 13. dxc5 Nxc3 14.
Qxc3 bxc5 15. e3 a5 16. Ne1 Qe6 17. Nd3 d4 18. Nxc5 Nxc5 19. Qxc5 Bxg2 20.
Kxg2 dxe3 21. Qxe3 Qc6+ 22. Kg1 a4 23. Rac1 Qb5 24. Qd4 Rab8 25. Rd2 Rfe8
26. h4 h6 27. Kh2 Re2 28. Rcd1 Re6 29. Qc3 Ree8 30. Rc2 Qf5 31. Rd4 a3 32.
b3 Rbc8 33. Rc4 Rcd8 34. Rf4 Qg6 35. Rd2 Rc8 36. Qf3 Qe6 37. Rfd4 Rc1 38.
Rd7 Rf8 39. Rd1 Rc2 40. R7d2 Rfc8 41. h5 f5 42. Qd3 Qe4 43. Qa6 R8c6 44.
Qxa3 Kh7 45. Qa8 f4 46. g4 f3 47. Kh3 R2c5 48. Qf8 Rg5 49. Rd4 Qe6 50. Qxf3
Rxh5+ 51. Kg2 Re5 52. Qd3+ Kg8 53. Rd8+ Kf7 54. Qf3+ Kg6 55. R8d5 Re4 56.
Rd6  1-0

September 29, 2015

Palatnik - Sveshnikov  URS 1976   
English opening: Agincourt variation

1. c4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. d4 Nf6 4. e3 c5 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. a3 cxd4 7. exd4 Be7 8.
Bd3 dxc4 9. Bxc4 O-O 10. O-O a6 11. Bg5 b5 12. Ba2 Bb7 13. Qd3 Na5 14. Rad1
Bxf3 15. Qxf3 Nc4 16. Bxc4 bxc4 17. Rfe1 Nd5 18. Bxe7 Nxe7 19. d5 Nxd5 20.
Nxd5 exd5 21. Rxd5 Qb6 22. Qc3 Rab8 23. Rd2 Rfc8 24. h3 h6 25. Re4 Qb3 26.
Qe5 c3 27. bxc3 Qxc3 28. Rd8+ Kh7 29. Qf5+ g6 30. Qxf7+ Qg7 31. Re7
1-0

September 28, 2015

Beliavsky  -  Palatnik   URS 1974   
Sicilian: Najdorf, 7...Qb6

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 Qb6 8.
Nb3 Nbd7 9. Qd2 Qc7 10. O-O-O Be7 11. g4 b5 12. Bxf6 gxf6 13. Bd3 Nc5 14.
Nd4 b4 15. Nce2 Bb7 16. Ng3 d5 17. Qe3 O-O-O 18. Kb1 h5 19. Nxh5 dxe4 20.
Be2 Na4 21. Ng3 Nb6 22. f5 Bc5 23. fxe6 fxe6 24. Qf2 Qe5 25. c3 bxc3 26.
bxc3 Na4 27. Rc1 Kb8 28. Qe1 Bxd4 29. cxd4 Qxd4 30. Rc2 Rc8 31. Qd2 Nc3+
0-1
September 27, 2015

Gufeld,E. - Palatnik  Tbilisi 1973   
Alekhine's defense: modern variation, 4...Bg4

1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. d4 d6 4. Nf3 Bg4 5. Be2 e6 6. h3 Bh5 7. O-O Be7 8. c4
Nb6 9. Nc3 O-O 10. Be3 d5 11. c5 Bxf3 12. Bxf3 Nc4 13. Bf4 b6 14. b3 Na5 15.
Rc1 bxc5 16. dxc5 Nac6 17. Re1 Nd7 18. Nxd5 exd5 19. Bxd5 Ndb8 20. b4 a6 21.
Rc4 Ra7 22. Qf3 Qe8 23. Bh6 Kh8 24. Bd2 Bd8 25. Bc3 Ne7 26. Be4 Ng6 27. Bc2
c6 28. Rce4 a5 29. a3 axb4 30. axb4 Na6 31. Ra1 Ra8 32. Qd3 Nc7 33. Rxa8
Nxa8 34. h4 Ne7 35. b5 Nc7 36. b6 Ne6 37. Ra4 g6 38. Qc4 Qd7 39. Be4 Qd1+
40. Kh2 Qc1 41. Ra2 Nd5 42. Rc2 Qh6 43. g3 Nxc3 44. Qxc3 Bxh4 45. Bxc6 Be7+
46. Kg2 Bxc5 47. b7 Bd4 48. Qa5 Qg5 49. Bd5 Qf5 50. Re2 Kg7 51. Qb5 Ba7 52.
Qa4 Bb8 53. Qa1 Rd8 54. Bc6 Qd3 55. Re3 Qd4 56. Qa5 Qc5 57. Qxc5 Nxc5 58.
Rc3 Ne6 59. f4 Kf8 60. Be4 Ke7 61. Rc8 h5 62. Kf3 Ba7 63. Rxd8 Kxd8 64. Bd5
Ke7 65. Ke4 Bb8 66. Bc6 Ng7 67. Bd5 Nf5 68. Kf3 Kf8 69. Ba2 h4 70. gxh4
Nxh4+ 71. Kg4 Nf5 72. Bb1 Nd4 73. Ba2 Kg7 74. Bd5 f6 75. exf6+ Kxf6 76. Bc4
Nf5 77. Ba2 Bc7 78. Bb3 Kg7 79. Ba2 Kh6 80. Be6 Nd6 81. Bc8 Ne4 82. Kf3 Nf6
83. Be6 Nh5 84. f5 g5 85. Ke4 Nf6+ 86. Kd4 g4 87. Bc4 Kg5 88. Bf1 Kxf5 89.
Ke3 Nd5+ 90. Kf2 Kf4 91. Bc4 Ne3 92. Bb5 g3+ 93. Kg1 Bb8 94. Bc6 Ba7 95.
b8=Q+ Bxb8 96. Bb7 Ba7 97. Bc6 Kg4 98. Kh1 Nf5 99. Kg2 Nh4+ 100. Kh1 Kf4
101. Bb7 Ke3 102. Bc6 Kf2 103. Bg2 Be3 104. Be4 g2+ 105. Bxg2 Nxg2 106. Kh2
Nf4 107. Kh1 Ne2 108. Kh2 Ng3 109. Kh3 Kf3 110. Kh2 Bd4 111. Kh3 Bg1 112.
Kh4 Be3 113. Kh3 Nf1 114. Kh4 Bf4 115. Kh3 Ne3 116. Kh4 Ng4 117. Kh3 Nf2+
118. Kh4 Ke4 119. Kh5 Kf5 120. Kh4 Be5 121. Kh5 Bf6 122. Kh6 Nh3 123. Kh5
Nf4+ 124. Kh6 Ke6 125. Kh7 Kf7 126. Kh6 Bh4 127. Kh7 Bg5 128. Kh8 Ng6+  0-1

September 26, 2015

Palatnik - Dzindzichashvilli  Tbilisi 1973   
English: Capablanca's variation

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c6 3. b3 d5 4. Bb2 Bg4 5. g3 Bxf3 6. exf3 e6 7. Be2 Be7 8.
O-O O-O 9. f4 Ne4 10. d3 Bf6 11. Qc2 Bxb2 12. Qxb2 Qf6 13. Qxf6 Nxf6 14. Nd2
a5 15. d4 Nbd7 16. c5 b6 17. cxb6 Rfb8 18. Rac1 Rxb6 19. Bd1 Kf8 20. Re1 g6
21. Re3 Ke7 22. Nf3 Rc8 23. Rec3 Ne4 24. R3c2 f6 25. Be2 Nd6 26. Bd3 Nb7 27.
h4 c5 28. h5 gxh5 29. Bxh7 f5 30. Bg6 Rh8 31. dxc5 Rc6 32. Nd4 Rxc5 33. Re1
Nf8 34. Bxf5 Kd6 35. Bd3 Rxc2 36. Bxc2 Nd8 37. a3 Kc5 38. Nf3 Nc6 39. Bd3
Kd6 40. Kg2 Rh6 41. Bb5 Rh7 42. Bxc6 Kxc6 43. Rc1+ Kd6 44. Rc8 Nd7 45. Nd4
e5 46. Rc6+ Ke7 47. fxe5  1-0
September 25, 2015

Sam Palatnik(2534) -  Donald Mayall(1495)      Summer Simul #2  July 09, 2004 
French: Tarrasch

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nf6 5. Nxf6+ Qxf6 6. Nf3 h6 7. Bd3 Bd6
8. O-O O-O 9. Qe2 Nc6 10. Qe4 Qg6 11. Qxg6 fxg6 12. Bxg6 Rxf3 13. gxf3 Nxd4
14. Kg2 Nf5 15. Bxf5 exf5 16. Re1 Bd7 17. Bd2 Kf7 18. Bc3 g5 19. Be5 Be7 20.
Rad1 Bc6 21. h3 g4 22. Kg3 gxf3 23. Kh2 Rg8 24. Rg1 Rg2+ 25. Rxg2 fxg2 26.
Bxc7 Bg5 27. Kg3 h5 28. h4 Be7 29. f3 Bf6 30. c3 Kg6 31. Bf4 Be7 32. Kxg2
Bxh4 33. Rd6+ Kg7 34. Be5+ Kh7 35. Bf6 Be1 36. Rd1 1-0

September 24, 2015

David Jones(1004) - Sam Palatnik(2534)       Summer Simul #2  July 09, 2004 
Sicilian: Nimzovich-Rubinstein variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 e6 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. e5 Nd5
8. Ne4 f5 9. Nd6+ Bxd6 10. exd6 Ba6 11. c4 Nf6 12. b4 c5 13. b5 Bb7 14. Be3
O-O 15. Bxc5 Qa5+ 16. Qd2 Qxd2+ 17. Kxd2 Ne4+ 0-1

September 23, 2015

Luke Hellwig(1496) - Sam Palatnik(2534)     Summer Simul #2  July 09, 2004 
Alekhine's defense: exchange variation

1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. c4 Nb6 4. d4 d6 5. exd6 cxd6 6. Nc3 g6 7. Nf3 Bg7 8.
Be3 Bg4 9. h3 Bxf3 10. Qxf3 Nc6 11. Qd1 O-O 12. Be2 d5 13. c5 Nc4 14. Rc1
Nxe3 15. fxe3 Bh6 16. Qd2 e5 17. dxe5 d4 18. Nd1 Qh4+ 19. Kf1 dxe3 20. Nxe3
Qf4+ 21. Ke1 Qg3+ 22. Kd1 Bxe3 23. Qd3 Rad8 24. Rc3 Nb4 25. Qd6 Qxe5 26. Bd3
Rxd6 27. cxd6 Rd8 28. a3 Nxd3 29. Rxd3 Rxd6 30. Rxd6 Qxd6+ 31. Ke2 Qd2+ 32.
Kf3 f5 33. Rf1 Qd3 34. Kg3 Qxf1 35. Kh2 Bg1+ 36. Kg3 Qf2# 0-1

September 22, 2015

Fedorowicz-Seirawan US Junior Championship 1976,   Round 7 
Sicilian Defense

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 b5 8. e5
dxe5 9. fxe5 Qc7 10. Qe2 Nfd7 11. O-O-O Nc6 12. Nxc6 Qxc6 13. Ne4 Bb7 14.
Nd6+ Bxd6 15. exd6 O-O 16. Be7 Rfc8 17. h4 b4 18. Rh3 a5 19. Rd4 Ba6 20. Qd2
Bxf1 21. Rg3 Ba6 22. Rxg7+ Kh8 23. Rxf7 a4 24. Qf2 Qxc2+ 25. Qxc2 Rxc2+ 26.
Kxc2 Rc8+ 27. Kd2 b3 28. axb3 axb3 29. Bf6+  1-0

   
September 21, 2015

DeFirmian-Regan US Junior Championship 1976,   Round 7 
Ruy Lopez

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 b5 5. Bb3 Bc5 6. c3 d6 7. d4 exd4 8.
cxd4 Bb6 9. h3 Nf6 10. O-O O-O 11. Nc3 Re8 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bxf6 Qxf6 14. Nd5
Qg6 15. Nxb6 cxb6 16. Bd5 Bd7 17. Kh1 Rac8 18. Bxc6 Rxc6 19. e5 Rec8 20. Qb3
Qh5 21. exd6 Be6 22. Qe3 Rxd6 23. Rfc1 Rcd8 24. Rc7 Bd5 25. Ne5 Re8 26. Rac1
Rg6 27. f3 Rge6 28. Rd7 Bxa2 29. Qa3 Bc4 30. b3 b4 31. Qxb4 Bb5 32. Rb7 Qh4
33. Qd2 Rd6 34. f4 Rf6 35. Rcc7 Rxf4 36. Kh2 Rf2 37. Rxf7 Rxf7 38. Nxf7 Re2
39. Qc1 Bc6 40. Nxh6+ Qxh6 41. Qc4+ Kh7 42. Rxg7+ Qxg7 43. Qxe2 Qxd4 44.
Qe7+ Kg6 45. Qe6+ Qf6 46. Qg4+ Kf7 47. Qc4+ Ke7 48. Qxa6 Qf2 49. Qa7+ Kf6
50. Qa1+ Kf7 51. Qg1 Qxg1+ 52. Kxg1 Kf6 53. Kf2 Kf5 54. h4 Kg4 55. g3 Bf3
56. b4 b5 57. h5 Be4 58. Ke3 Bc2  0-1

September 20, 2015

Diesen-Rohde US Junior Championship 1976,   Round 7 
Pirc Defense

1. e4 d6 2. d4 g6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. Be2 O-O 6. O-O c6 7. h3 b5 8. e5
Ne8 9. Bf4 Bb7 10. Qd2 Nd7 11. Rfd1 Nb6 12. Bh6 Qc7 13. Bxg7 Nxg7 14. Bd3 f6
15. Qh6 Qd7 16. Re1 Rf7 17. Nh4 Ne6 18. Re3 dxe5 19. dxe5 f5 20. Rd1 Nd5 21.
Rg3 Raf8 22. Bxf5 Rxf5 23. Nxg6 Kf7 24. Qxh7+ Ke8 25. Nxd5 cxd5 26. Nxf8
Nxf8 27. Qh6 Rxe5 28. Rf3 Rf5 29. Rdd3 d4 30. Rxd4 Qxd4 31. Rxf5 Nd7 32.
Rxb5 Be4 33. c3 Qd3 34. Rb4 Nf6 35. Qc1 Bc6 36. Qf1 Qd5 37. f3 Qxa2 38. Qc4
Qb1+ 39. Kh2 Bd5 40. Qd4 Qe1 41. Rb5 Qe6 42. Ra5 a6 43. Rc5 Kf7 44. c4 Bb7
45. Qe5 Qb6 46. Rc7 Qb4 47. Qc5 Qxc5 48. Rxc5 Ke6 49. Rc7 1-0
 
September 19, 2015

Henley-DeFirmian  US Junior Championship 1976,   Round  6 
King's Indian Defense

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 O-O 5. Be2 d6 6. Nf3 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5
Ne7 9. Nd2 c5 10. dxc6 bxc6 11. b4 d5 12. b5 d4 13. Na4 cxb5 14. cxb5 d3 15.
Bf3 Rb8 16. Rb1 Be6 17. Ba3 Nd7 18. Rb2 Re8 19. Qb1 Qa5 20. Bd1 Bh6 21. Bb4
Qc7 22. Qxd3 Rbd8 23. Qa3 Nc8 24. Be2 Ncb6 25. Bd6 Qb7 26. Nc3 Rc8 27. Qb4
f6 28. Ra1 Rxc3 29. Qxc3 Na4 30. Qb4 Nxb2 31. Qxb2 Bxd2 32. Qxd2 Qxe4 33.
Bf3 Qd4 34. Rd1 Nb6 35. Qxd4 exd4 36. Bc6 Bd7 37. Bxd7 Nxd7 38. Kf1 a6 39.
a4 axb5 40. axb5 Kf7 41. Bc7 Re6 42. Rxd4 Ke7 43. Ra4 Nc5 44. Ra7 h5 45. h3
Kd7 46. Ba5+ Kd6 47. Rg7 g5 48. Rh7 Re8 49. Bc7+ Kd5 50. Rxh5 Rc8 51. Rh7
Ra8 52. b6 Ra1+ 53. Ke2 Rb1 54. Re7 Rb2+ 55. Kf3 f5 56. Re5+ Kc6 57. Rxf5
Ne6 58. Rf6 Kd7 59. Kg4 Nxc7 60. bxc7 Kxc7  1-0

September 18, 2015

Seirawan-Tisdall  US Junior Championship 1976,  Round 6 
English Opening

1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. cxd5 exd5 4. d4 Nf6 5. Nf3 c6 6. Qc2 Nbd7 7. Bf4 Be7
8. e3 O-O 9. Bd3 Re8 10. O-O Nf8 11. Bg3 Ng6 12. Ne5 Nh5 13. Nxg6 hxg6 14.
Rab1 Nxg3 15. hxg3 a5 16. a3 Bd6 17. Na4 f5 18. b4 axb4 19. axb4 g5 20. b5
cxb5 21. Bxb5 Re7 22. Bd3 Bc7 23. Nc3 Rf7 24. Rb5 Be6 25. Rxb7 Rc8 26. Qb3
Ba5 27. Ne2 Rxb7 28. Qxb7 Rb8 29. Qc6 Rb6 30. Qc2 g6 31. g4 Qc8 32. Qxc8+
Bxc8 33. Ra1  1-0

September 17, 2015

Rohde-Fedorowicz  US Junior Championship 1976,   Round  6  
Sicilian: Moscow Variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. O-O Nf6 5. Re1 e5 6. c3 a6 7. Ba4 Be7 8.
d4 b5 9. Bc2 O-O 10. Nbd2 Qc7 11. Nf1 Re8 12. Ng3 g6 13. Bg5 Bf8 14. a4 Bb7
15. d5 h6 16. Be3 Nb6 17. Qe2 Nxa4 18. Bxa4 bxa4 19. Rxa4 Reb8 20. Rea1 Bc8
21. c4 Rb3 22. Bc1 Rb6 23. Ne1 Bg7 24. Nd3 Bg4 25. f3 Bd7 26. R4a3 a5 27.
Bd2 a4 28. b3 Qb7 29. Nc1 Rba6 30. Rb1 Rb6 31. Rba1 h5 32. bxa4 Rb2 33. Qd3
h4 34. Nge2 Nh5 35. Bc3 Rb6 36. a5 Rba6 37. Qd2 f5 38. Qg5 Kf7 39. Qxh4 Rh8
40. exf5 gxf5 41. Qf2 Nf6 42. Rb3 Qc8 43. Nd3 Qg8 44. Bxe5 dxe5 45. Nxe5+
Ke7 46. Qxc5+ Rd6 47. Ng6+  1-0

September 16, 2015

Seirawan-Henley  US Junior Championship 1976,  Round 5  
English

1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. d3 g6 5. g3 Bg7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O d6 8.
Rb1 Bd7 9. b4 Qc8 10. b5 Ne7 11. Re1 Bh3 12. Bh1 h6 13. a4 Nh5 14. Nd2 f5
15. a5 Rb8 16. Ba3 b6 17. axb6 axb6 18. Bb2 f4 19. Ra1 Nf5 20. Nce4 Nf6 21.
Nxf6+ Bxf6 22. Ne4 h5 23. Nxf6+ Rxf6 24. d4 Nxd4 25. Bxd4 exd4 26. Qxd4 Rf7
27. Ra3 Kh7 28. gxf4 Qd7 29. Rg3 Rxf4 30. Qe3 Rbf8 31. Bd5 Qf5 32. Rxh3 Rxf2
33. Bf3 Qxh3 34. Qxf2 Rf4 35. Bg2 Qf5 36. Qe3 Rxc4 37. Rf1 Qxb5 38. Rf7+ Kg8
39. Bd5 Rg4+ 40. Kf2 Qc5 41. Rxc7+ 1-0

September 15, 2015

Diesen-DeFirmian  US Junior Championship 1976,  Round 5
Sicilian Najdorf

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. g3 g6 7. Bg2 Bg7 8.
O-O O-O 9. h3 Nc6 10. Nde2 Bd7 11. Nd5 Nxd5 12. exd5 Ne5 13. Kh2 Rc8 14. Rb1
Qa5 15. a3 Qc5 16. c3 Bb5 17. Be3 Qc7 18. Bd4 Bd3 19. Ra1 Rfe8 20. Re1 Bf5
21. g4 Bd7 22. Ng3 Qc4 23. b3 Qd3 24. f4 Rxc3 25. Bxc3 Qxc3 26. Rc1 Qb2 27.
fxe5 Bxe5 28. Qf3 f5 29. gxf5 Rf8 30. Kh1 Bxf5 31. Rf1 Qd4 32. Nxf5 1-0

September 14, 2015

Rohde-Seirawan  US Junior Championship 1976, Round 4
Center Counter Game

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qa5 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bc4 Bg4 6. h3 Bh5 7. Qe2 Nbd7
8. g4 Bg6 9. b4 Qb6 10. h4 h6 11. h5 Bh7 12. a4 c6 13. g5 hxg5 14. Nxg5 Bg8
15. a5 Qc7 16. b5 cxb5 17. Nxb5 Qc6 18. Rh3 a6 19. Nc3 e6 20. Bb2 Qg2 21.
Qe3 Bc5 22. d4 Bxd4 23. Qxd4 Qxg5 24. Ne4 Nxe4 25. Qxe4 Bh7 26. Qd4 Rg8 27.
Re3 Qxh5 28. Ba3 Qxa5+ 29. Kf1 Bf5 30. Rd1 O-O-O 31. Bd6 Qb6 32. Qc3 Qc6 33.
Bxa6 Nc5 34. Bxb7+ Kxb7 35. Rb1+ Ka8 36. Qxc5 Qh1+ 37. Ke2 Bg4+ 38. Kd2
Rxd6+ 39. Qxd6 Qxb1 40. Ra3+ Kb7 41. Rb3+ Qxb3 42. cxb3 Bf5 43. Qd7+ Kb6 44.
Kc3 Rh8 45. Qxf7 Rh3+ 46. Kb4 Rh4+ 47. Ka3 g6 48. Qf6 Rh3 49. Qd8+ Kb5 50.
Qb8+ Ka5 51. Qa7+ Kb5 52. Qb7+ Kc5 53. Ka4 Rd3 54. Qc7+ Kd5 55. b4 Rd4 56.
Ka5 Bd3 57. Qc5+ Ke4 58. f3+ 1-0

September 13, 2015

Regan-Tisdall  US Junior Championship 1976, Round 4
Modern Defense

1. e4 d6 2. d4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Be2 O-O 6. O-O c6 7. Bg5 h6 8.
Bh4 g5 9. Bg3 Nh5 10. Qd2 Nxg3 11. hxg3 Nd7 12. Nd1 e6 13. c3 f5 14. exf5
exf5 15. Bd3 f4 16. gxf4 Rxf4 17. Nh2 h5 18. Ne3 Nf8 19. Rae1 Rf7 20. Qc2
Qf6 21. g4 hxg4 22. Nexg4 Bxg4 23. Nxg4 Qf3 24. Nh2 Qh5 25. f3 Qh3 26. Re2
Ne6 27. Bh7+ Kh8 28. Bg6 Rf4 29. Ng4 Rxf3 30. Rxf3 Qxg4+ 31. Rg2 Qxf3 32.
Rh2+ Bh6 33. Rxh6+ Kg8 34. Bh7+ Kf8 35. Qf5+ Qxf5 36. Bxf5 Nd8 37. Rxd6 Ke7
38. Rd7+ Kf6 39. Bg4 Rb8 40. Rd6+ Ke7 41. Rd7+ Ke8 42. Rg7 a5 43. Bh5+ Kf8
44. Rxg5 b6 45. Re5 Kg7 46. Re8 Kf6 47. Kf2 c5 48. d5 Kg5 49. Be2 Kf6 50.
Bb5 1-0

September 12, 2015

DeFirmian-Fedorowicz  US Junior Championship 1976, Round 4
Sicilian Dragon

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. Bb3 Qa5 11. h4 Rfc8 12. Nde2 Ne5 13. Bh6 Nc4 14. Bxc4
Rxc4 15. Bxg7 Kxg7 16. h5 Nxh5 17. g4 Nf6 18. Qh6+ Kg8 19. O-O-O Be6 20. Rd5
Qc7 21. Rd3 b5 22. g5 Nh5 23. Nf4 b4 24. Rxh5 1-0

September 11, 2015

Seirawan-Regan US Junior Championship 1976, Round 3
English Opening

1. c4 b6 2. Nc3 Bb7 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 e6 7. O-O Be7 8.
Qa4+ Qd7 9. Qg4 O-O 10. d4 Nf6 11. Qh3 c5 12. Rd1 Rd8 13. Bg5 Qc6 14. Ne1
Qc8 15. dxc5 bxc5 16. Rxd8+ Bxd8 17. Nd3 Nbd7 18. Rc1 Rb8 19. Na4 Bxg2 20.
Qxg2 Qa6 21. Naxc5 Nxc5 22. Rxc5 Nd7 23. Bf4 Nxc5 24. Nxc5 Qc4 25. Bxb8 Qc1+
26. Qf1 Qxc5 27. Qd1 Bb6 28. e3 h6 29. Bd6 Qc6 30. Be5 Qe4 31. Bc3 Kh7 32.
h3 f6 33. a4 e5 34. a5 Bc5 35. Qg4 Qd3 36. Qf3 Qb1+ 37. Kg2 Qd3 38. g4 Kg8
39. Qc6 Qc4 40. b4 Qxc3 41. Qxc5 Qa3 42. Qxa7 Qxb4 43. Qa8+ Kh7 44. a6 h5
45. Qb7 Qa5 46. a7 1-0

September 10, 2015

Tisdall-DeFirmian US Junior Championship 1976, Round 3
King's Indian: Classical Main Line

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Be2 O-O 6. Nf3 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5
Ne7 9. b4 Nh5 10. c5 h6 11. Nd2 Nf4 12. Nc4 f5 13. f3 Nxe2+ 14. Qxe2 f4 15.
Ba3 g5 16. Nb5 dxc5 17. bxc5 c6 18. Nbd6 cxd5 19. exd5 Nxd5 20. Qd3 Be6 21.
Rae1 Qc7 22. Re4 Rfd8 23. Rxe5 Bxe5 24. Qg6+ Kh8 25. Nxe5 Rxd6 26. cxd6 Qb6+
27. Kh1 Bg8 28. Nc4 Qd4 29. Bb2 Nc3 30. Qc2 1-0

September 09, 2015

Fedorowicz-Diesen US Junior Championship 1976, Round 3
Sicilian Scheveningen

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be2 a6 7. Be3 Nf6 8.
O-O d6 9. f4 Be7 10. Qe1 O-O 11. Qg3 Bd7 12. Nf3 Nb4 13. e5 Nfd5 14. Bd4
Nxc3 15. Bxc3 Nd5 16. Bd4 Qxc2 17. Bd1 Qg6 18. Bb3 Qxg3 19. hxg3 Bb5 20.
Rfc1 dxe5 21. Nxe5 Rfd8 22. a4 Be8 23. Bf2 Rdc8 24. Nd3 Nb4 25. Nxb4 Bxb4
26. Bd1 Bd2 27. Rxc8 Rxc8 28. Bf3 b5 29. a5 Bc6 30. Rd1 Bxa5 31. Ra1 Bd2 32.
Rxa6 Bxf3 33. gxf3 h5 34. Kf1 Rc2 35. Bd4 Rc4 36. Rd6 h4 37. Be5 Rc1+ 38.
Kg2 Rc2 39. Kh3 hxg3 40. Kxg3 Be1+ 41. Kh3 Kh7 42. Rb6 b4 0-1

September 08, 2015

Rohde-Henley US Junior Championship 1976,  Round 3
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. exf5 Bxf5 12. c3 Bg7 13. Nc2 Bxc2 14.
Qxc2 O-O 15. Bd3 Qh4 16. O-O Rac8 17. f4 Kh8 18. g3 Qh5 19. f5 f6 20. a4 Qf7
21. Qg2 Ne7 22. Be4 Bh6 23. axb5 axb5 24. Ra7 Qxd5 25. Bxd5 Be3+ 26. Kh1
Bxa7 27. Be6 Rc7 28. Qh3 Be3 29. Re1 Bg5 30. Qg4 Nc6 31. Rd1 b4 32. Rxd6
bxc3 33. bxc3 Ne7 34. Qd1 Nc6 35. Qa4 Nb8 36. Qa5 Re7 37. Rd8 Ree8 38. Rxe8
Rxe8 39. Qc7 Bh6 40. Kg2 Rf8 41. Kf3 Bg7 42. Bc8 1-0

September 07, 2015

DeFirmian-Seirawan  US Junior Championship 1976, Round 2
Center Counter Game

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qa5 4. d4 Nf6 5. Nf3 Bg4 6. Bb5+ c6 7. Bc4 e6
8. h3 Bh5 9. Bd2 Qc7 10. Qe2 Bd6 11. O-O-O Nbd7 12. g4 Bg6 13. h4 Nxg4 14.
Bxe6 Ngf6 15. Bxf7+ Kd8 16. Bxg6 hxg6 17. Ng5 Kc8 18. Qd3 Nf8 19. d5 Be5 20.
dxc6 bxc6 21. Qa6+ Kb8 22. Na4 N8d7 23. Nf7 Re8 24. Nxe5 Qxe5 25. Rh3 Nd5
26. Rb3+ N7b6 27. Re1 Qxe1+ 28. Bxe1 Rxe1+ 29. Kd2 Re5 30. Nc5 Kc7 31. c4
Nf6 32. Qb7+ Kd6 33. Rxb6 axb6 34. Qxa8 Kxc5 35. b3 Ne4+ 36. Kc2 Rf5 37.
Qa3+ Kd4 38. Qb2+ Kc5 39. Qa3+ Kd4 40. Qb2+ Kc5 41. Qxg7 Kb4 42. Qe7+ Nc5
43. Qe1+ Ka3 44. Qc1+ 1-0 

September 06, 2015

Henley-Fedorowicz  US Junior Championship 1976, Round 2
Closed SIcilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 Nc6 5. d3 e6 6. Be3 d6 7. Nge2 Nge7 8.
d4 cxd4 9. Nxd4 a6 10. O-O O-O 11. b3 Qc7 12. Qd2 Nxd4 13. Bxd4 e5 14. Be3
Be6 15. Rfd1 Bg4 16. f3 Be6 17. Na4 d5 18. Bb6 Qc6 19. Bc5 dxe4 20. Bxe7
Rfe8 21. Bg5 exf3 22. Bf1 e4 23. c4 Bxa1 24. Rxa1 f6 25. Bxf6 Rf8 26. Bd4
Rad8 27. Kf2 Bf7 28. Qe3 Rfe8 29. Rd1 Rd6 30. Nc3 Qd7 31. Nxe4 Qc6 32. Nxd6
Rxe3 33. Bxe3 Be6 34. c5 a5 35. Bb5 Qc7 36. Ne8 Qe5 37. Rd8 Qb2+ 38. Kxf3
Qxh2 39. Nc7+ Kf7 40. Be8+ Kf6 41. Rd6 Qh5+ 42. Ke4 Qg4+ 43. Kd3 Qd1+ 44.
Bd2 Qb1+ 45. Ke2 Qe4+ 46. Kd1 Qb1+ 47. Bc1 Qxa2 48. Rxe6+ Kg7 49. Re3 Qg2
50. Ne6+ Kg8 51. Bb5 Qg1+ 52. Kc2 1-0

September 05, 2015

Rohde-DeFirmian  US Junior Championship 1976, Round 1
Najdorf Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8.
Bg5 Be6 9. f4 exf4 10. Nd4 Qa5 11. Bxf4 Nxe4 12. Nxe6 fxe6 13. Bh5+ g6 14.
Qd4 Nf6 15. Bf3 e5 16. Qc4 Nbd7 17. Bh6 Qc5 18. Qe6 Qb4 19. O-O-O Nc5 20.
Qh3 Kf7 21. Bd5+ Nxd5 22. Nxd5 Qa5 23. Rhf1+ Ke8 24. Nxe7 Kxe7 25. Bg5+ Ke8
26. Rxd6 Qxa2 27. Qe3 Qa1+ 28. Kd2 Qxf1 29. Qxe5+ Kf7 30. Rf6+ Qxf6 31.
Qxf6+ Kg8 32. Qe7 h6 33. Bf6 Rh7 34. Qxc5 Rd7+ 35. Bd4 Rad8 36. c3 Rd5 37.
Qc7 R5d7 38. Qe5 Kh7 39. g4 Rf8 40. h4 Rfd8 41. h5 gxh5 42. Qf5+ 1-0