Game of the Day Part 18
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December 25, 2016

Kernell-Senn Memphis Candidates January 03, 2004 round 3
Slav Defence

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bg5 e6 5. e3 h6 6. Bh4 Bd6 7. Nf3 Nbd7 8.
Bd3 dxc4 9. Bxc4 Qa5 10. O-O g5 11. Bg3 Bxg3 12. fxg3 O-O 13. Nd2 Nd5 14.
Bxd5 exd5 15. Qh5 Kg7 16. e4 Qb4 17. Nb3 dxe4 18. Nxe4 f5 19. Nec5 Nf6 20.
Qe2 Re8 21. Qd2 Qxd2 22. Nxd2 b6 23. Ncb3 Nd5 24. Rae1 Bd7 25. Nc4 f4 26.
gxf4 Nxf4 27. Ne5 Be6 28. Nxc6 Rac8 29. Ne5 Bd5 30. Nf3 Rxe1 31. Nxe1 Re8
32. Nc1 Bc4 33. Nf3 Bxf1 34. Kxf1 Rc8 35. Ne2 Nxe2 36. Kxe2 Rc2+ 37. Kd3
Rxb2 38. d5 Kf6 39. d6 Ke6 40. Nd2 b5 41. Ne4 Rxa2 42. Kd4 Ra4+ 43. Kd3 Rxe4
44. d7 Kxd7 45. Kxe4 Kc6 46. Kd4 a5 47. Kc3 a4 48. g3 a3 49. h4 gxh4 50.
gxh4 b4+ 51. Kb3 Kc5 52. h5 Kd4 53. Ka2 Kc3 54. Ka1 b3 55. Kb1 b2 56. Ka2
Kc2 57. Kxa3 b1=Q 58. Ka4 Qb6 59. Ka3 Qa5#  0-1


December 24, 2016

Turner-Denton Memphis Candidates January 05, 2003 round 4
Giuoco Piano

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. Ng5 O-O 6. O-O d6 7. b4 Bb6 8.
Qb3 Qe7 9. d3 h6 10. Nf3 Be6 11. a4 a5 12. b5 Nd8 13. Ba3 Bxc4 14. Qxc4 Qe6
15. Nbd2 Re8 16. Rab1 Nd7 17. Qxe6 Nxe6 18. Nc4 Nf4 19. Nxb6 Nxb6 20. d4
exd4 21. cxd4 Rxe4 22. Kh1 Nc4 23. Bc1 Ne2 24. Re1 Rae8 25. Be3 Nc3 26. Rbc1
Nxe3 27. Rxc3 Nd5 28. Rxe4 Rxe4 29. Rc2 Kf8 30. Kg1 Ke7 31. Kf1 Kd7 32. g3
Nb6 33. Ra2 f6 34. h3 c6 35. Nh4 Rxd4 36. bxc6+ bxc6 37. Nf5 Rxa4 38. Rb2
Rb4 39. Re2 Nd5 40. Nxg7 a4 41. Nf5 a3 42. Ra2 Ra4 43. Ne3 Nxe3+ 44. fxe3
Ke6 45. Ke2 Kd5 46. Kd3 Kc5 47. Kc3 d5 48. Kb3 Kb5 49. g4 Re4 50. Re2 d4 51.
Rf2 Rxe3+ 52. Ka2 Kb4 53. Rxf6 Re2+ 54. Ka1 Kb3 55. Rf3+ Kb4 56. h4 c5 57.
Rg3 c4 58. g5 hxg5 59. hxg5 d3 60. g6 d2 61. Rg1 Re1+ 62. Rxe1 dxe1=Q+ 63.
Ka2 Qd2+ 64. Ka1 Qb2# 0-1

December 23, 2016

Bogle-Mah Memphis Candidates January 05, 2002 round 2
Réti Opening

1. b3 d5 2. Bb2 c5 3. e3 Nc6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Be2 g6 6. c4 d4 7. exd4 cxd4 8.
d3 Bg7 9. O-O O-O 10. Nbd2 e5 11. a3 a5 12. Qc2 Nh5 13. g3 f5 14. Ne1 Qg5
15. Nef3 Qe7 16. Nh4 Nf4 17. Rae1 Nxe2+ 18. Rxe2 f4 19. Nhf3 Qd8 20. Ne4 Bg4
21. Neg5 h6 22. h3 Bd7 23. Ne4 Bxh3 24. Rfe1 fxg3 25. Nfd2 gxf2+ 26. Rxf2
Rxf2 27. Kxf2 Qh4+ 28. Ng3 Rf8+ 29. Nf3 Rxf3+ 30. Kxf3 Qf4+ 31. Ke2 Bg4#  0-1

December 22, 2016

Saurage-Beatty Memphis Candidates January 09, 2016 round 1
King's Indian: 4.e4

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Bd3 O-O 6. h4 e5 7. dxe5 dxe5 8.
Bg5 h6 9. Bxf6 Bxf6 10. Qd2 Bg7 11. h5 c6 12. hxg6 fxg6 13. Rxh6 Bxh6 14.
Qxh6 Qf6 15. Nf3 Kf7 16. Qh7+ Ke8 17. Qc7 Nd7 18. O-O-O Qd8 19. Qd6 Rf6 20.
Qa3 Qe7 21. Qb3 Nc5 22. Qc2 Bg4 23. Be2 Bxf3 24. Bxf3 Ne6 25. Bg4 Nd4 26.
Qd2 Rd8 27. Qh6 Rxf2 28. Qxg6+ Qf7 29. Bh5 Qxg6 30. Bxg6+ Ke7 31. g4 Rdf8
32. Bf5 Rh8 0-1

December 21, 2016

Dolz-Polk Memphis Candidates January 09, 2016 round 1
Caro-Kann: classical, Spassky variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. Nf3 Nd7 7. h4 h6 8.
h5 Bh7 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 e6 11. Bd2 Ngf6 12. O-O-O Be7 13. Ne4 Nxe4 14.
Qxe4 Nf6 15. Qd3 Qd5 16. Qb3 Qxb3 17. axb3 Ng4 18. Be3 O-O 19. Ne5 Nxe5 20.
dxe5 Rfd8 21. Rxd8+ Rxd8 22. Rd1 a6 23. Rxd8+ Bxd8 24. Kd2 Kf8 25. Bc5+ Be7
26. Bxe7+ Kxe7 27. Kd3 Kd7 28. Kc4 Kc7 29. f4 Kb6 30. g4 c5 31. Kd3 Kb5 32.
g5 Kb4 33. gxh6 gxh6 34. Kd2 a5 35. Kd3 b5 36. Kd2 c4 37. bxc4 Kxc4 38. Ke3
b4 39. Kd2 a4 40. Kc1 a3 41. bxa3 bxa3 42. Kb1 Kc3 43. Ka2 Kxc2 44. Kxa3 Kd3
45. Kb4 Ke4 46. Kc5 Kxf4 47. Kd6 Kf5 48. Ke7 Kxe5 49. Kxf7 Kf5 50. Kg7 Kg5 0-1

December 20, 2016

Hayes-Saurage Memphis Candidates January 09, 2016 round 2
Caro-Kann

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Bc4 Nf6 5. h3 h6 6. Bf4 Nd5 7. Qh5 e6 8. Nxd5
cxd5 9. Bb3 Nc6 10. c3 Ne7 11. Bg5 Qc7 12. Bxe7 Bxe7 13. Ba4+ Bd7 14. Bxd7+
Qxd7 15. Ne2 Qb5 16. b3 Rc8 17. Rc1 Bg5 18. Rd1 Qa5 19. f4 exf3 20. Qxf3 O-O
21. a4 a6 22. O-O Qb6 23. b4 Rc4 24. Rb1 Qc7 25. Kh1 b6 26. Rb3 a5 27. bxa5
bxa5 28. Rfb1 Qe7 29. Rb7 Qf6 30. Qxf6 Bxf6 31. Ra7 Rxa4 32. Rb5 Ra1+ 33. Kh2
Ra2 34. Nf4 Bg5 35. Nd3 Rc8 36. Rc5 Rxc5 37. dxc5 Ra3 38. c6 Rxc3 39. c7 Rxc7
40. Rxc7 Bd2 41. Rc2 Bb4 42. Kg3 Kf8 43. Nxb4 axb4 44. Rb2 f5 45. Rxb4 Kf7 46.
Kf3 Kf6 47. h4 g5 48. hxg5+ hxg5 49. Rb6 Ke5 50. g3 g4+ 51. Ke3 d4+ 52. Ke2 Kd5
53. Kd3 e5 54. Rb5+ Ke6 55. Rb6+ Kd5 56. Rb5+ Ke6 57. Rb8 Kd5 58. Rb5+ 1/2-1/2

December 19, 2016

Beatty-Bansal Memphis Candidates January 10, 2016 round 4
English Opening

1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. b4 d6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Bb2 O-O 6. Nf3 a6 7. O-O Nbd7 8.
Nc3 Rb8 9. b5 axb5 10. cxb5 Nc5 11. Qc2 Bf5 12. d3 Qd7 13. Rfb1 Bg4 14. a4
Bxf3 15. Bxf3 Rfc8 16. a5 d5 17. Nxd5 Nxd5 18. Qxc5 Bxb2 19. Rxb2 e6 20.
Bxd5 exd5 21. Qd4 Qe6 22. Rc2 c6 23. Rac1 Ra8 24. bxc6 bxc6 25. Qb6 Rab8 26.
Rxc6 Rxb6 27. Rxc8+ Kg7 28. axb6 Qxb6 29. Kg2 Qb7 30. R8c7 Qb8 31. Re7 Qd6
32. Rcc7 Qf6 33. Rxf7+ Qxf7 34. Rxf7+ Kxf7 35. Kf3 Ke6 36. h4 h5 37. Kf4 Kf6
38. d4 Ke6 39. Kg5 Kf7 40. f3 Kg7 41. e4 1-0

December 18, 2016

Beatty-Pylant Memphis Candidates January 09, 2016 round 2
Symmetrical English

1. c4 c5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. e4 d6 6. Nge2 e5 7. O-O Nge7 8. d3
O-O 9. f4 f5 10. a3 Be6 11. Nd5 Qd7 12. Ne3 fxe4 13. dxe4 Nd4 14. Nc3 Bh3 15.
Rb1 Bxg2 16. Kxg2 a5 17. Bd2 a4 18. Rf2 Ra6 19. Qf1 Nb3 20. Rd1 Nc6 21. Qd3
Ncd4 22. Ncd5 b5 23. Bc3 Qb7 24. Rdf1 bxc4 25. Qxc4 Kh8 26. fxe5 Rxf2+ 27. Rxf2
dxe5 28. Qf1 Kg8 29. Ne7+ Qxe7 30. Qxa6 Qe8 31. Nd5 Ne6 32. Nf6+ Bxf6 33. Rxf6
Ned4 34. Bxd4 Nxd4 35. Qc4+ Kg7 36. Ra6 Qf8 37. Ra7+ Kh6 38. Qc1+ g5 39. Ra6+
Kh5 40. g4+ Kxg4 41. h3+ 1-0

December 17, 2016

Vera-Puckett Memphis Candidates January 09, 2016 round 2
Caro-Kann: advance variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Bd3 Bxd3 5. Qxd3 e6 6. Nf3 c5 7. c3 Nc6 8.
O-O Nge7 9. Bg5 h6 10. Bxe7 Bxe7 11. Nbd2 O-O 12. a3 c4 13. Qc2 b5 14. h3
Qd7 15. Nh2 a5 16. f4 b4 17. Rf3 f5 18. exf6 Bxf6 19. Ng4 Bxd4+ 20. cxd4
Nxd4 21. Qg6 Nxf3+ 22. Nxf3 Kh8 23. Nfe5 Qe8 24. Qc2 b3 25. Qc3 h5 26. Nh2
Rxf4 27. Qg3 Rf6 28. Nhf3 Kg8 29. Re1 Qe7 30. Nd4 Qc5 31. Qe3 Rd8 32. Kh1
Rdf8 33. Nef3 c3 34. Qe5 cxb2 35. Nxb3 Qf2 36. Nbd2 Rg6 37. Re2 Rxf3 38.
Rxf2 Rxf2 39. Qxb2 Rfxg2 40. Qb8+ Kh7 41. Nf3 R2g3 42. Qf4 Rxh3+ 43. Nh2 Rg4
44. Qf1 Rgh4 45. Qb1+ g6 46. Qb7+ Kh6 47. Qe7 Rxh2+ 48. Kg1 Rh1+ 49. Kg2
R4h2+ 50. Kg3 h4+ 51. Kf4 Rf1+ 52. Ke5 h3 53. Qh4+ Kg7 54. Kd6 Rf5 55. Qg3
Rh1 56. Qc3+ Kh7 57. Kxe6 d4 58. Qg3 h2 59. Qh4+ Kg8 60. Qd8+ Rf8 61. Qh4
Re1+ 62. Qxe1 Re8+ 0-1

December 16, 2016

Shirley Kong(1255) - Kevin Ponds(1229)  57th Mid-South U1700, November 26, 2016  round 3
Scotch Game

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Bc5 5. Be3 Nxd4 6. Bxd4 Bxd4 7. Qxd4 Qf6
8. Qxf6 Nxf6 9. Nc3 a6 10. Bd3 d6 11. O-O Be6 12. a4 d5 13. exd5 Nxd5 14. Nxd5
Bxd5 15. Rfe1+ Kd7 16. c4 Be6 17. Rad1 Ke7 18. f4 Kf6 19. Rf1 Bg4 20. Rde1 Rad8
21. Be2 Bd7 22. a5 Rhe8 23. Bf3 b6 24. Rxe8 Rxe8 25. axb6 cxb6 26. Rd1 Ke7 27.
Re1+ Kf8 28. Rxe8+ Kxe8 29. b4 a5 30. bxa5 bxa5 31. Bd5 a4 32. c5 a3 33. c6 Be6
34. c7 Kd7 35. Bb7 Kxc7 36. Be4 a2 37. Kf2 a1=Q 38. Kg3 Qe1+ 39. Kf3 h5 40. f5
Qf1+ 41. Ke3 Bxf5 42. Bxf5 Qxf5 43. h3 g5 44. Ke2 g4 45. h4 g3 46. Kd1 Qf2 47.
Kc1 Kd6 48. Kb1 Kc5 49. Ka1 Kc4 50. Kb1 Kc3 51. Ka1 Kb3 52. Kb1 Qf1# 0-1

December 15, 2016

Jason Modrak(1255) - Yash Gupta(1160)  57th Mid-South U1700, November 27, 2016  round 4
Smith Morra Gambit

1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3. c3 dxc3 4. Nxc3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. Bg5 d6 7. h3 e5 8. Nb5
a6 9. Bxf6 Qxf6 10. Nc7+ Kd8 11. Nxa8 Be6 12. Be2 Be7 13. Nb6 Ke8 14. Rc1 Kf8
15. Bc4 Kg8 16. Nd5 Bxd5 17. Bxd5 Qg6 18. O-O h6 19. Bxc6 bxc6 20. Rxc6 Qxe4
21. Rc8+ Kh7 22. Qc2 Qxc2 23. Rxc2 Bf6 24. Nd2 Rb8 25. b3 Rb6 26. Rd1 d5 27.
Rc7 Kg6 28. Rdc1 d4 29. Ne4 d3 30. Nxf6 gxf6 31. Rd7 e4 32. Re1 Re6 33. Rd4 f5
34. g4 f6 35. Kg2 Kg5 36. Kg3 f4+ 37. Kg2 f5 38. f3 a5 39. gxf5 Kxf5 40. fxe4+
Kf6 41. Rxd3 1-0

December 14, 2016

Mark Grunberg(1629) - Korey Kormick(1654)  57th Mid-South U1700, November 27, 2016  round 4
Caro-Kann: classical variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. Nf3 Nf6 7. Ne5 Nbd7
8. Nxg6 hxg6 9. Bc4 Qb6 10. Rb1 Rd8 11. Bd3 Qxd4 12. Be3 Qe5 13. O-O e6 14.
Bxa7 b6 15. Re1 Qa5 0-1

December 13, 2016

Saharsh Satheesh(1624) - Craig Saurage(1713)  57th Mid-South Open, November 26, 2016  round 3
QGD Slav: 4.Nc3

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 Nbd7 5. e3 Nb6 6. b3 Bg4 7. Bd3 e6 8. h3
Bxf3 9. Qxf3 Bb4 10. Bd2 dxc4 11. bxc4 O-O 12. O-O Re8 13. Rfd1 e5 14. Ne4
Bxd2 15. Nxf6+ Qxf6 16. Qxf6 gxf6 17. Rxd2 Rad8 18. Rb1 e4 19. Be2 Re7 20.
Rdb2 Rdd7 21. Kh2 f5 22. Rb3 Nc8 23. c5 Kg7 24. Bc4 f4 25. a4 fxe3 26. fxe3
f5 27. Rf1 Kg6 28. Rb2 b6 29. Ba6 Re8 30. Bxc8 Rxc8 31. cxb6 axb6 32. Rxb6
Kg5 33. a5 Rd5 34. a6 Ra5 35. Rb7 Rxa6 36. Rxh7 c5 37. Rf7 Rf6 38. Rxf6 Kxf6
39. dxc5 Rxc5 40. g4 Rc3 41. Rxf5+ Ke6 42. h4 Rxe3 43. h5 Rd3 44. h6 Rd8 45.
h7 Rh8 46. Rh5 Kf6 47. Kg3 Kg6 48. Kf4 e3 49. Kxe3 Rxh7 50. Rxh7 Kxh7 51.
Kf4 Kg6 1/2-1/2

December 12, 2016

Shimera Paxton(1749) - Saumil Bansal(1544)  57th Mid-South Open, November 26, 2016  round 3
King's Indian, 3.Nf3

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. d4 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 d6 6. Qc2 Bf5 7. Qb3 Bc8 8.
Nc3 Nbd7 9. O-O e5 10. e3 Re8 11. Rd1 c6 12. dxe5 dxe5 13. Ng5 Qc7 14. Nge4
Rd8 15. Qa3 Nxe4 16. Nxe4 c5 17. Qd3 Bf8 18. b3 Be7 19. Bb2 Nf8 20. Qc3 Nd7
21. Rd3 f5 22. Nd2 Bf6 23. e4 Rf8 24. Rd1 Rb8 25. Nf1 Nb6 26. Qd2 Be6 27.
Rd6 Rbe8 28. Qa5 Kf7 29. Ba3 Be7 30. R6d3 a6 31. Qd2 Ra8 32. Ne3 Rfd8 33.
Nd5 Bxd5 34. exd5 Nc8 35. Qe3 b6 36. Bb2 Bf6 37. R3d2 Qd6 1/2-1/2

December 11, 2016

Craig Saurage(1713) - Saumil Bansal(1544)  57th Mid-South Open, November 26, 2016  round 2
King's Indian: Sämisch: 6...e5

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 O-O 6. Be3 e5 7. Nge2 Nc6 8. d5
Ne7 9. Qd2 Ne8 10. g4 f6 11. h4 a5 12. O-O-O b6 13. Ng3 Bd7 14. Bd3 Rb8 15. a4
Qc8 16. Rdg1 Rf7 17. g5 f5 18. exf5 Nxf5 19. h5 Kf8 20. hxg6 hxg6 21. Nge4 Nxe3
22. Qxe3 Bf5 23. Ne2 Qd8 24. N4g3 Bd7 25. Nc3 e4 26. Ngxe4 Bf5 27. Nb5 Re7 28.
Nd4 Bd7 29. Rh4 Kg8 30. Rgh1 Kf8 31. Qf2 Be5 32. f4 Bg7 33. Qh2 Kf7 34. Rh7 Ra8
35. Nxd6+ cxd6 36. Bxg6+ Kxg6 37. Qh5# 1-0

December 10, 2016

Michael Porcelli(1913) - Oscar She(1865)  57th Mid-South Open, November 26, 2016  round 3
Sicilian: accelerated fianchetto, modern variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Nxc6 bxc6
8. e5 Ng8 9. Bd4 c5 10. Bxc5 Bxe5 11. Qd5 Bxc3+ 12. bxc3 Rb8 13. Bc4 d6 14.
Qxf7+ Kd7 15. Bd4 Nf6 16. Bxf6 Rf8 17. Bxe7 Qxe7+ 18. Qxe7+ Kxe7 19. O-O Bf5
20. Rfe1+ Kd8 21. Bd3 Rb2 22. Reb1 Rxb1+ 23. Rxb1 Kc7 24. f3 Be6 25. a3 Re8
26. Kf2 d5 27. Re1 Bf7 28. Rxe8 Bxe8 29. Ke3 Kd6 30. Kd4 h6 31. c4 dxc4 32.
Bxc4 Ba4 33. c3 g5 34. Bd3 Bc6 35. Be4 Bd7 36. c4 a5 37. c5+ Kc7 38. g3 a4
39. f4 gxf4 40. gxf4 h5 41. h4 Be8 42. Ke5 Bc6 43. Bxc6 Kxc6 44. f5 1-0

December 09, 2016

Devon Puckett(2011) - James Hargrove(2027)  57th Mid-South Open, November 26, 2016  round 3
French: Unusual White 2nd moves

1. e4 e6 2. b3 d5 3. Bb2 dxe4 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. Qe2 Be7 6. O-O-O O-O 7. g4 Nc6 8.
Nxe4 a5 9. g5 Nxe4 10. Qxe4 Bxg5 11. Nh3 Bf6 12. d4 Qd5 13. Qf4 Qxh1 14. Bc4
Qg2 15. Rg1 Bg5 16. Rxg2 Bxf4+ 17. Nxf4 g6 18. d5 e5 19. Nxg6 hxg6 20. dxc6 Kg7
21. Bxe5+ f6 22. Bxc7 bxc6 23. Bd3 g5 24. h4 g4 25. f3 Rh8 26. fxg4 Rxh4 27. g5
f5 28. g6 Be6 29. Be5+ Kg8 30. g7 Rg4 31. Rh2 Rxg7 32. Bxg7 Kxg7 33. Kd2 Kf6
34. Kc3 Ke5 35. Re2+ Kd6 36. Kd4 Rh8 37. Ke3 Rh4 38. Rf2 Ke5 39. Bf1 a4 40. Kd3
axb3 41. cxb3 Bd5 42. Kc3 c5 43. Bg2 Rh2 44. Re2+ Kf4 45. Bf1
Rxe2 46. Bxe2 Ke3 47. Bd3 f4 48. a4 f3 49. Bb5 f2 50. Bf1 Be6 51. a5 Bd5 52. a6
Kf4 53. a7 Ke5 54. Kd2 Kd6 55. Ke2 Kc7 56. Kxf2 Kb7 1/2-1/2

December 08, 2016

Alain Cierna(2117) - Graham Horobetz(2294)  57th Mid-South Open, November 26, 2016  round 3
Queen's pawn: Yusupov-Rubinstein system

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. e3 c5 4. c3 b6 5. Bd3 Bb7 6. Nbd2 cxd4 7. exd4 Be7 8.
O-O O-O 9. Re1 d6 10. Qb3 Nbd7 11. a4 a6 12. Qc2 Re8 13. Ng5 Nf8 14. Nde4
Nxe4 15. Bxe4 Bxe4 16. Nxe4 Ng6 17. Qb3 d5 18. Ng3 Qc7 19. Bd2 Bd6 20. Nf1
Qc6 1/2-1/2

December 07, 2016

Jonathan Beatty(2039) - Sydney Kong(1619)  57th Mid-South Open, November 26, 2016  round 3
Semi-Slav: 5 e3

1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 c6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Qc7 7. b3 Bb4 8. Bd2 O-O 
9. Bd3 e5 10. dxe5 Nxe5 11. Be2 Be6 12. cxd5 cxd5 13. a3 Bd6 14. Nd4 Rac8 15. Ndb5 Qb6 
16. Nxd6 Qxd6 17. Qb2 a6 18. O-O d4 19. exd4 Qxd4 20. Rac1 Ne4 21. Be3 Qxc3 22. Rxc3 Nxc3 23.
Re1 Rfd8 24. Bc4 Nxc4 25. bxc4 Rxc4 26. Qxb7 Rcc8 27. h3 Bc4 28. Bb6 Ne2+ 29.
Rxe2 Bxe2 30. Bxd8 Rxd8 31. Qe7 Rd1+ 32. Kh2 Bb5 33. Qb4 Ra1 34. Qb2 Re1 35. a4
Bd7 36. Qd2 Re7 37. Qd6 Kf8 38. Qxa6 Re4 39. a5 Ra4 40. Qb6 1-0

December 06, 2016

James Hargrove(2027) - Alain Cierna(2117)  57th Mid-South Open, November 27, 2016  round 4
French: Rubinstein variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Bd3 Be7 7. O-O c5
8. dxc5 Nxe4 9. Bxe4 Nxc5 10. Qe2 Nxe4 11. Qxe4 O-O 12. Be3 Qd5 13. Qxd5
exd5 14. Nd4 Bd7 15. Rfd1 b6 16. Rd3 Bc5 17. h3 Rfe8 18. c3 Rac8 19. Ne2 Bc6
20. Nd4 Bxd4 21. Bxd4 Re6 22. Be3 Rce8 23. Rd4 f6 24. Rad1 Kf7 25. Kh2 g5
26. g4 b5 27. b4 a6 28. Kg1 h5 29. Kg2 h4 30. Kf1 Kg6 31. Re1 1/2-1/2

December 05, 2016

Oscar She(1865) - Shimera Paxton(1749)  57th Mid-South Open, November 27, 2016  round 4
Semi-Slav

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. e3 b6 6. Bd3 Bd6 7. O-O Bb7 8. e4
dxe4 9. Nxe4 Be7 10. Qe2 Nbd7 11. Bf4 Nxe4 12. Bxe4 Nf6 13. Bc2 O-O 14. Rfd1
Re8 15. h3 Qc8 16. a3 c5 17. dxc5 Qxc5 18. Ba4 Red8 19. Nd2 Qf5 20. Qe5 Qxe5
21. Bxe5 Rac8 22. Rac1 Nd7 23. Bf4 Bf6 24. Rb1 Nc5 25. Bc2 Nd3 26. Bxd3 Rxd3
27. f3 Rcd8 28. Kf2 e5 29. Be3 e4 30. f4 Bd4 31. Bxd4 R8xd4 32. Ke2 e3 33. Nf3
Bxf3+ 34. gxf3 Rd2+ 35. Rxd2 exd2 36. Rd1 g6 37. Ke3 Rxc4 38. Rxd2 Rc7 39. Ke4
Kg7 40. b4 Re7+ 41. Kd3 Kh6 42. Re2 Rxe2 43. Kxe2 g5 44. Ke3 gxf4+ 45. Kxf4 Kg6
46. b5 Kh5 47. Kg3 Kg5 48. h4+ Kf5 49. f4 h5 50. Kf3 f6 51. a4 Ke6 52. Ke4 f5+
1/2-1/2

December 04, 2016

Graham Horobetz(2294) - Devon Puckett(2011)  57th Mid-South Open, November 27, 2016  round 4
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 Nd7 8. h5
Bh7 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 e6 11. Bd2 Ngf6 12. O-O-O Bd6 13. Ne4 Nxe4 14. Qxe4
Nf6 15. Qe2 Qc7 16. Kb1 O-O-O 17. c4 Bf4 18. Bc3 Rhe8 19. Qc2 Kb8 20. g3 Bd6
21. Qe2 Ka8 22. Ne5 c5 23. f4 Rc8 24. dxc5 Bxe5 25. fxe5 Nh7 26. b4 Red8 27.
Rd6 Ng5 28. Rhd1 Kb8 29. Qd3 Re8 30. Kb2 Re7 31. Bd2 Rf8 32. Bxg5 hxg5 33. Rd8+
Rxd8 34. Qxd8+ Qxd8 35. Rxd8+ Kc7 36. Rg8 f5 37. exf6 gxf6 38. h6 Kc6 39. Rg7
Re8 40. h7 Rh8 41. Kc3 a6 42. a4 b6 43. cxb6 Kxb6 44. c5+ 1-0

December 03, 2016

Shimera Paxton(1749) - Michael Porcelli(1913)  57th Mid-South Open, November 27, 2016  round 5
English Opening: 1...e6

1. Nf3 e6 2. c4 Nf6 3. e3 d5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Nc3 Bf5 6. d3 c6 7. Qc2 Bd6 8.
e4 dxe4 9. dxe4 Qe7 10. Bd3 O-O 11. O-O Bg4 12. Be2 Nbd7 13. Re1 Bxf3 14.
Bxf3 Ne5 15. Qe2 Qc7 16. g3 Nxf3+ 17. Qxf3 Nd7 18. Be3 Ne5 19. Qe2 Rad8 20.
Rac1 Qa5 21. a3 Be7 22. Bd2 Nd3 23. Nd5 Nxc1 24. Nxe7+ Kh8 25. Bxa5 Nxe2+
26. Rxe2 Rd1+ 27. Kg2 Re8 28. Nf5 f6 29. Bc3 Kg8 30. f4 Kf7 31. e5 c5 32.
Rf2 Kg6 33. Nd6 Re7 34. f5+ Kh6 35. exf6 gxf6 36. Bxf6 Rxd6 37. Bxe7 Rd7 38.
f6 1-0

December 02, 2016

James Hargrove(2027) - Graham Horobetz(2294)  57th Mid-South Open, November 27, 2016  round 5
Closed Sicilian: 3 g3, lines with early Be3

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 Nc6 5. d3 d6 6. Be3 e6 7. Qd2 Rb8 8. Nf3
Nd4 9. Bxd4 cxd4 10. Nb5 Qb6 11. Qb4 Kd7 12. e5 dxe5 13. Nd2 a5 14. Qa4 Qc5 15.
Qxa5 Ra8 16. Qxa8 Qxb5 17. O-O Ne7 18. Nc4 Nc6 19. Qa4 Qxa4 20. Nb6+ Kd6 21.
Nxa4 b5 22. Nb6 Ba6 23. a4 b4 24. Nc4+ Bxc4 25. dxc4 Na5 26. b3 f5 27. Rad1 e4
28. Rfe1 Kc5 29. Bf1 h5 30. Bg2 h4 31. Bxe4 fxe4 32. Rxe4 e5 33. gxh4 Nc6 34.
Rd3 Bh6 35. Rg3 Bf4 36. Rg4 Ne7 37. Rgxf4 exf4 38. Rxe7 Rxh4 39. Re5+ Kc6 40.
Re6+ Kc5 41. Re5+ Kc6 42. Kg2 Rg4+ 43. Kf3 Rh4 44. Rd5 Rh3+ 45. Kxf4 Rc3 46.
Rxd4 Rxc2 47. Ke3 Kc5 48. Rd5+ Kc6 49. Rd2 Rc3+ 50. Rd3 Rc2 51. h3 Kb6 52. f4
Kc5 53. Ke4 Re2+ 54. Re3 Rd2 55. Rg3 Re2+ 56. Kd3 Rb2 57. Rg5+ Kc6 58. Rg1 Kc5
59. Rg5+ Kc6 60. Rb5 Rxb3+ 1-0

December 01, 2016

Alain Cierna(2117) - Oscar She(1865)  57th Mid-South Open, November 26, 2016  round 1
QGD

1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 e6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 c5 7. O-O O-O 8. Nc3
h6 9. Bh4 cxd4 10. exd4 a6 11. c5 Ne8 12. Bxe7 Qxe7 13. Re1 Nc7 14. b4 Nf6 15.
a4 Bd7 16. Qc2 Rfb8 17. b5 axb5 18. axb5 Qe8 19. Qb2 Rxa1 20. Rxa1 Ra8 21. Rxa8
Qxa8 22. h3 Qa5 23. Ne5 Qa8 24. b6 Nce8 25. Qa2 Qc8 26. Qa7 Bc6 27. Nxc6 Qxc6
28. Bb5 Qc8 29. c6 Nd6 30. c7 Nd7 31. Ba4 Kf8 32. Bxd7 Qxd7 33. Qa3 Ke8 34.
Qxd6 1-0

November 30, 2016

Ryan Wu(1270) - Korey Kormick(1654)  57th Mid-South U1700, November 26, 2016  round 2
Grünfeld

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 g6 5. Bg5 Bg7 6. e3 Bg4 7. h3 Bxf3 8. Qxf3
Ne4 9. Nxe4 dxe4 10. Qxe4 Qa5+ 11. Kd1 Qxg5 12. Qg4 Qxg4+ 13. hxg4 Nd7 14. Bd3
O-O-O 15. Kc2 h5 16. gxh5 Rxh5 17. Rxh5 gxh5 18. Rh1 Rh8 19. g3 Bf6 20. Be2 h4
21. gxh4 Rxh4 22. Rxh4 Bxh4 23. f3 Kc7 24. Kd3 e5 25. Ke4 exd4 26. exd4 Kd6 27.
c5+ Ke6 28. Bc4+ Kf6 29. b3 Be1 30. Ke3 a5 31. Ke4 Kg6 32. Ke3 Nf6 33. Ke2 Bc3
34. Kd3 Bb2 35. Ke3 Bc1+ 36. Kd3 Nd5 37. Bxd5 cxd5 38. Kc2 Ba3 39. Kc3 Kf5 40.
Kd3 Kf4 41. Ke2 Bb2 0-1

November 29, 2016

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

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

November 28, 2016

Jonathan Beatty(2039) - Craig Saurage(1713)  57th Mid-South Open, November 26, 2016  round 1
QGD Slav/Grünfeld: Schlechter variation

1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 c6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nc3 g6 5. cxd5 cxd5 6. g3 Bg7 7. Bg2 O-O 8. Ne5
e6 9. O-O Nc6 10. Nxc6 bxc6 11. b3 a5 12. Ba3 Re8 13. Rc1 Ba6 14. Re1 Nd7 15.
Na4 Bb5 16. Nc5 e5 17. Nb7 Qb6 18. Nd6 Bf8 19. Bc5 Nxc5 20. dxc5 Qa7 21. Nxe8
Rxe8 22. Qc2 f5 23. e3 a4 24. Bf1 axb3 25. axb3 Rb8 26. Qc3 e4 27. Ra1 Qxc5 28.
Qxc5 Bxc5 29. Bxb5 Rxb5 30. Ra8+ Bf8 31. Rc8 Rxb3 32. Ra1 Rb7 33. Raa8 Rf7 34.
Rxc6 Kg7 35. Rd8 Kh6 36. Rxd5 Kh5 37. h3 g5 38. Rd8 Bg7 39. Rdc8 Be5 40. Re8
Bg7 41. Ree6 Rb7 42. Kg2 h6 43. Rg6 f4 44. g4+ 1-0

November 27, 2016

Jonathan Beatty(1730) - Sam O'Bar(1833)   Mike Barton Memorial, August 20, 2011  round 2
Blackmar gambit

1. e4 d5 2. d4 dxe4 3. Nc3 Bf5 4. f3 exf3 5. Nxf3 e6 6. Bf4 Nf6 7. Bc4 Bd6
8. Ne5 O-O 9. O-O Nfd7 10. Qf3 Bxe5 11. dxe5 Nc6 12. Rad1 Qe7 13. Rfe1 Qc5+
14. Kh1 Ndxe5 0-1

November 26, 2016

Flickinger-Wright Mid-South Open 1975
French: Albin-Alekhine-Châtard attack, Maróczy variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e5 Nfd7 6. h4 a6 7. Nf3 c5 8. Ne2
Nc6 9. c3 cxd4 10. cxd4 Nb6 11. Ng3 Bd7 12. Nh5 Kf8 13. Be2 Rc8 14. Rh3 h6
15. Bxe7+ Qxe7 16. a3 Be8 17. Rg3 Rg8 18. Rc1 f6 19. Nf4 g5 20. Nd3 f5 21.
Qb3 Nc4 22. Nc5 g4 23. Bxc4 dxc4 24. Qxc4 Nd8 25. Nxe6+ Nxe6 26. Qxc8 gxf3
27. Rxg8+ Kxg8 28. g3 Nxd4 29. Qc4+ Ne6 30. Qd3 Bc6 31. Qxf5 1-0

November 25, 2016

Smith-Flickinger Mid-South Open 1975
Sicilian: wing gambit

1. e4 c5 2. b4 e6 3. bxc5 Bxc5 4. d4 Bb6 5. Nf3 d5 6. e5 Qc7 7. Bf4 Ne7 8.
a4 a6 9. Bd3 Nbc6 10. c3 Bd7 11. O-O Ng6 12. Bg3 Na5 13. h4 Nc4 14. Ng5 Bc6
15. h5 Ne7 16. Bxh7 O-O-O 17. Qc2 Be8 18. Qe2 Qd7 19. Bd3 f6 20. exf6 gxf6
21. Nxe6 Bxh5 22. f3 Rdg8 23. a5 Nxa5 24. Bf4 Bf7 25. Re1 Nac6 26. Rxa6 Qxe6
27. Qxe6+ Bxe6 28. Rxb6 Bh3 29. Re2 Rg7 30. Ra2 Nb8 31. Bf1 Rhg8 32. Na3 Ng6
33. Bxb8 Kxb8 34. Rbb2 Nh4 35. Kf2 Bxg2 36. Bxg2 Rxg2+ 37. Ke3 R2g3 38. Rf2
R8g4 39. Ke2 Rf4 40. Rh2 Nxf3 41. Rh8+ Kc7 42. Nb5+ Kb6 43. Kf2 Rgg4 44. Ke3
Kxb5 45. Rc8 Re4+ 46. Kxf3 1/2-1/2

November 24, 2016

Rackley-Issa Mid-South Open 1976
Alekhine's defense: modern, fianchetto variation

1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. d4 d6 4. Nf3 g6 5. Ng5 dxe5 6. dxe5 Nc6 7. Bb5 Bf5 8.
e6 Bxe6 9. Nxe6 fxe6 10. O-O Qd6 11. Re1 Bg7 12. Qe2 e5 13. Rd1 O-O-O 14.
Qg4+ Qd7 15. Qg3 Qf5 16. c4 Nf4 17. Re1 Ne2+ 0-1

November 23, 2016

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

1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. c4 Nb6 4. d4 d6 5. f4 dxe5 6. fxe5 Nc6 7. Be3 Bf5 8.
Nf3 e6 9. Nc3 Be7 10. Be2 O-O 11. d5 exd5 12. cxd5 Nb4 13. Bxb6 Nc2+ 14. Kf2
axb6 15. Rc1 Bc5+ 16. Kg3 Ne3 17. Qd2 Ng4 18. Qf4 Bf2+ 19. Kh3 Ne3+ 20. g4
Bxg4+ 21. Qxg4 Nxg4 0-1

November 22, 2016

Bhattacharjee-Salzgeber 50th Mid-South Open
Scandinavian Defence

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Be2 Nxd5 5. d4 c5 6. c4 Nf6 7. Nf3 cxd4
8. Nxd4 Nc6 9. O-O e6 10. Bf4 Qb6 11. Nb3 Rd8 12. Be3 Qc7 13. Nc3 Bd6 14. h3
Bc8 15. Qc1 a6 16. Na4 O-O 17. Bb6 Bh2+ 18. Kh1 Qe5 19. Bxd8 Rxd8 20. Bf3
Nb4 21. Qc3 Nd3 22. Qxe5 Bxe5 23. Rad1 b5 24. cxb5 axb5 25. Nac5 1-0

November 21, 2016

Rajesh-Zamora 50th Mid-South Open
Four knights: Italian variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Nc3 Nxe4 5. Nxe4 d5 6. Bxd5 Qxd5 7. Nc3
Qd8 8. d3 Be7 9. Qe2 Bg4 10. h3 Nd4 11. Qd1 Bxf3 12. gxf3 Qd7 13. Be3 Bb4
14. a3 Ba5 15. b4 Qc6 16. Bxd4 exd4 17. Qe2+ Kd7 18. Ne4 Bb6 19. c4 dxc3 20.
Rc1 Bd4 21. Rg1 Rhe8 22. Rxg7 0-1

November 20, 2016

Hurt-Fowler Mid-South Open 1979
Sicilian: wing gambit

1. e4 c5 2. b4 a5 3. bxc5 Nc6 4. d4 e6 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Nf3 d6 7. cxd6 Bxd6 8.
e5 Bb4 9. Bd2 Bxc3 10. Bxc3 Ne4 11. Bb2 a4 12. Qd3 Qa5+ 13. Nd2 Nxd2 14.
Qxd2 b5 15. Qxa5 Rxa5 16. a3 Na7 17. Bc3 Ra6 18. Rb1 Bd7 19. Bb4 Bc6 20. Bc5
Kd7 21. Bxa7 1-0

November 19, 2016

Minor-Kogan Mid-South Open 1984
Sicilian: Sozin, 7.Be3

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

November 18, 2016

Smith-Appleberry Mid-South Open 1975
Réti opening

1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nc6 6. Nf3 d6 7. e4 Nf6 8.
Be3 O-O 9. h3 Qa5 10. Qd2 a6 11. Be2 b5 12. cxb5 axb5 13. Nxb5 Nxe4 14. Qxa5
Rxa5 15. Nbd4 Nb4 16. O-O Rxa2 17. Rxa2 Nxa2 18. Ra1 Nb4 19. Ra7 e5 20. Nb5
d5 21. Nc3 Be6 22. Nxe4 dxe4 23. Nd2 Nc6 24. Ra6 Bd5 25. Rb6 Nd4 26. Ba6 f5
27. Rd6 Bf7 28. Bb7 Rb8 29. Rd7 Be6 30. Rc7 Bf8 31. Bxe4 fxe4 32. Nxe4 Bg7
33. Bh6 Bxh6 34. Nf6+ Kf8 35. Nxh7+ Ke8 36. Nf6+ Kd8 37. Rh7 Bf8 0-1

November 17, 2016

Appleberry-Hurt   Mid-South Open 1976
English Opening

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Qxd1+ 7. Kxd1
Bg4 8. Kc2 Nd7 9. Nd2 e5 10. f3 Be6 11. Bc4 Bxc4 12. Nxc4 O-O-O 13. Rd1 Be7
14. Be3 Kc7 15. a4 b6 16. a5 b5 17. Rxd7+ Kxd7 18. Nxe5+ Ke6 19. Nxc6 Rd7
20. Nd4+ Kf6 21. Nxb5 a6 22. Nd4 Rc8 23. Ra4 g6 24. b4 Rdc7 25. Ne2 Ke6 26.
Nf4+ Kd7 27. Nd5 Rc6 28. Nb6+ 1-0

November 16, 2016

Davison-Perry   Mid-South Open 2004
King's Indian: London system

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bf4 Bg7 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 d6 6. Nbd2 Nc6 7. c3 e5 8.
Bg5 h6 9. Bxf6 Qxf6 10. d5 Nb8 11. O-O Nd7 12. Bc2 a5 13. a4 Nc5 14. Ne4
Nxe4 15. Bxe4 Bf5 16. Bxf5 Qxf5 17. Qb3 b6 18. Qc4 Qd7 19. Qb5 Qe7 20. Qc4
f5 21. Qh4 Qf7 22. Qc4 g5 23. h3 Rac8 24. Rad1 Qh5 25. b4 Kh8 26. bxa5 bxa5
27. Rb1 e4 28. Nd4 g4 29. hxg4 fxg4 30. Ne6 Be5 31. g3 Rf3 32. Nf4 Bxf4 33.
exf4 e3 34. Qe2 exf2+ 35. Rxf2 Rxg3+ 36. Rg2 Rxc3 37. Qb2 Qh3 38. Re1 Kg8
39. Qe2 g3 40. Qd2 Rc5 1-0

November 15, 2016

Appleberry-Pickard   Mid-South Open 1977
Réti Opening: New York and Capablanca Systems

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Nbd7 5. d3 Bd6 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. e4 c6 8. Nh4
e5 9. Nf5 Nb6 10. Nxd6 Qxd6 11. h3 Ne8 12. a4 Be6 13. b3 d4 14. a5 Nd7 15. Nc4
Qc7 16. f4 f6 17. f5 Bf7 18. g4 Nd6 19. g5 Nxc4 20. bxc4 b5 21. h4 bxc4 22. Qg4
cxd3 23. cxd3 Rfb8 24. Rf3 Kf8 25. g6 hxg6 26. fxg6 Bg8 27. Bh3 Ke8 28. h5 Nf8
29. h6 Be6 30. Qh5 Bxh3 31. h7 Nxh7 32. gxh7+ Ke7 33. Rxh3 1-0

November 14, 2016

Gray-Smith   Mid-South Open 1975
QGD: Ragozin variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c6 7. Bxf6 Qxf6
8. e3 O-O 9. Bd3 Nd7 10. Qc2 g6 11. cxd5 cxd5 12. c4 dxc4 13. Bxc4 a6 14.
Qe4 Nc5 15. Qe5 Qxe5 16. Nxe5 Nd7 17. Nxd7 Bxd7 18. d5 Rac8 19. dxe6 Rxc4
20. exd7 Rd8 21. Ke2 Rc2+ 22. Kf3 Rxd7 23. a4 Rdd2 24. Rhf1 Kf8 25. Rad1
Rxd1 26. Rxd1 Ra2 27. Rb1 Rxa4 28. Rxb7 h5 29. h3 a5 30. Ra7 Kg7 31. g4
hxg4+ 32. hxg4 Kf6 33. g5+ Kxg5 34. Rxf7 Rb4 35. Ra7 a4 36. Ra5+ Kf6 37. Kg3
Re4 38. f3 Rxe3 39. Rxa4 Re1 40. Ra6+ Re6 41. Rxe6+ Kxe6 42. Kg4 Kf6 43. f4
Kf7 1/2-1/2

November 13, 2016

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

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

November 12, 2016

Porter-Wright   Mid-South Open 1976
King's Indian: 5.Be2

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 g6 3. e4 d6 4. d4 Bg7 5. Be2 Nbd7 6. Nf3 O-O 7. Bd2 c6 8.
O-O e5 9. Qc1 exd4 10. Nxd4 Nc5 11. Bg5 Qb6 12. Be3 Qc7 13. f3 Ne6 14. Nb3
a6 15. c5 dxc5 16. Nxc5 b6 17. Nb3 Bb7 18. f4 c5 19. Bf3 c4 20. Nd5 Nxd5 21.
exd5 Nd8 22. Rd1 Rc8 23. Nd4 b5 24. Qd2 f5 25. a4 Qd7 26. Qb4 Re8 27. Ne6
Nxe6 28. dxe6 Qxe6 29. Bxb7 Qxe3+ 30. Kh1 Rb8 31. axb5 axb5 32. Qxb5 Qxf4
33. Bd5+ Kh8 34. Qxc4 Qxc4 35. Bxc4 Rxb2 36. Ra2 Rxa2 37. Bxa2 Bf6 38. Bd5
Rd8 39. Bf3 Rxd1+ 1/2-1/2

November 11, 2016

Mitchell-Thompson   Mid-South Open 1974
Alekhine's Defence: Four Pawns Attack

1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. d4 d6 4. a3 dxe5 5. dxe5 e6 6. c4 Nb6 7. Qxd8+ Kxd8
8. Nf3 c5 9. Be2 Nc6 10. O-O f6 11. exf6 gxf6 12. Nc3 Bd7 13. Be3 Ke7 14.
Bxc5+ 1-0

November 10, 2016

Saumil Bansal(857) - Dwight Weaver(1510)   October Chess Festival #3, October 29, 2011  round 2
Sicilian defense

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 e6 4. d3 a6 5. a3 d6 6. Be3 Nf6 7. O-O Be7 8. b4
cxb4 9. axb4 Nxb4 10. c3 Nc6 11. Nbd2 O-O 12. Rb1 b5 13. Ba2 Qa5 14. Ra1 Bd7
15. Qc2 Qd8 16. d4 Qc7 17. c4 Na7 18. h3 bxc4 19. Bxc4 Bb5 20. Rfc1 Rfc8 21.
Ra2 Qd8 22. Qd3 d5 23. e5 dxc4 24. Nxc4 Rxc4 25. Rxc4 Bxc4 26. Qxc4 Nd5 27.
Rxa6 Qc7 0-1

November 09, 2016

Gary Pylant(1800) - Graham Horobetz(2099)  October Chess Festival #3, October 29, 2011  round 4
Sicilian: accelerated fianchetto, Maróczy bind, 6.Be3

1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. Nxd4 g6 5. c4 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Nc3 d6 8.
f3 O-O 9. Be2 Nxd4 10. Bxd4 Bd7 11. O-O a5 12. Qd2 Bc6 13. Rac1 Nd7 14. Bxg7
Kxg7 15. Kh1 Nc5 16. Nd5 e5 17. Rfd1 Ne6 18. Bd3 Bxd5 19. cxd5 Nc5 20. Be2
Rb8 21. Rc2 b5 22. Rdc1 Qb6 23. Qe3 b4 24. b3 a4 25. Bc4 Ra8 26. bxa4 Rxa4
27. Bb3 Raa8 28. Rxc5 dxc5 29. Qxc5 Qxc5 30. Rxc5 Rac8 0-1

November 08, 2016

Roy Nilsson(1665) - Jonathan Beatty(1735)   October Chess Festival #3, October 29, 2011  round 4
Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 Rb8 6. Be3 d6 7. h3 b5 8. Qd2
b4 9. Nd1 h5 10. f4 Qb6 11. Ne2 f5 12. O-O Nf6 13. c3 a5 14. Nf2 Bd7 15. d4
h4 16. dxc5 dxc5 17. e5 hxg3 18. Nxg3 Nh5 19. Nxh5 gxh5 20. Nd3 Rd8 21. Qf2
Rg8 22. Nxc5 Qc7 23. Qh4 Bxe5 24. Qxh5+ Kf8 25. fxe5 Nxe5 26. Nxd7+ 1-0

November 07, 2016

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

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

November 06, 2016

Jonathan Beatty(1778) - Roy Nilsson(1745)  Mid-South Warmup 2011, November 04, 2011  round 1
Scandinavian: Pytel-Wade variation

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. d4 c6 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. a3 Bg4 7. h3 Bxf3 8.
Qxf3 Qxd4 9. Be3 Qe5 10. O-O-O e6 11. Nb5 Nd5 12. Rxd5 cxd5 13. Bd3 Na6 14.
Re1 Bc5 15. Bd2 Qf6 16. Qxd5 O-O 17. Qh5 h6 18. g4 Bxf2 19. g5 Qe7 20. gxh6
Qh4 21. Qxh4 Bxh4 22. Rg1 g6 23. Rg4 Bf6 24. b4 Kh7 25. h4 Rad8 26. h5 Rxd3
27. hxg6+ fxg6 28. cxd3 g5 29. Bxg5 Rg8 30. Bxf6 Rxg4 31. Bg7 Rg5 32. Nxa7
Nc7 33. d4 Ne8 34. Be5 Rg1+ 35. Kb2 Kxh6 36. a4 Ng7 37. Bxg7+ Kxg7 38. Nc8
Rd1 39. a5 Rxd4 40. Kc3 Rd1 41. Nb6 Kf7 42. b5 Ke7 43. a6 bxa6 44. bxa6 Ra1
45. a7 Rxa7 46. Nc8+ 1/2-1/2

November 05, 2016

David Sichel(1983) - Graham Horobetz(2110)  Mid-South Warmup 2011, November 04, 2011  round 1
Closed Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nge2 h5 6. h3 d6 7. d3 Bd7 8. Bg5 a6
9. Qc1 b5 10. a3 Nf6 11. O-O b4 12. Nd5 Nxd5 13. exd5 bxa3 14. Rxa3 Nb4 15. Nc3
Qc8 16. h4 Bh3 17. Re1 f6 18. Bf4 Bxg2 19. Kxg2 Kf7 20. Ne4 Nxd5 21. Bxd6 Qc6
22. Bxc5 Bh6 23. Qd1 f5 24. Qf3 Kg8 25. Nc3 e6 26. Nxd5 exd5 27. Bd4 Rh7 28.
Rc3 Qd6 29. Rb3 Rc8 30. Rb6 Rc6 31. Re8+ Bf8 32. Rbb8 Rf7 33. Rbd8 1-0

November 04, 2016

Jonathan Beatty(1869) - Graham Horobetz(2099)  Match, October 30, 2011  round 5
Nimzo-Indian

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. f3 c5 5. d5 d6 6. a3 Bxc3+ 7. bxc3 e5 8. e4
O-O 9. g4 Nxg4 10. fxg4 Qh4+ 11. Kd2 Bxg4 12. Qe1 Qe7 13. h3 Bh5 14. Bd3 Nd7
15. Ne2 b5 16. cxb5 c4 17. Bxc4 Nc5 18. Ng3 Bg6 19. Kc2 Rfc8 20. Bd3 a6 21. h4
h6 22. h5 Bh7 23. Rg1 Kh8 24. Be3 Na4 25. Qf2 Qc7 26. c4 axb5 27. Bxh6 bxc4 28.
Be2 Qa5 29. Bd2 c3 30. Bh6 Rab8 31. Qxf7 Rb2+ 32. Kc1 Rg8 33. Nf5 Rb7 34. Bxg7+
Rxg7 35. Qf8+ Bg8 36. Rxg7 1-0

November 03, 2016

Graham Horobetz(2099) - Jonathan Beatty(1869)   Match, November 09, 2011  round 6
Sicilian Dragon: Yugoslav Attack

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 O-O 8. Qd2
Nc6 9. Bc4 Bd7 10. O-O-O Rc8 11. Bb3 Ne5 12. Kb1 Re8 13. h4 Nc4 14. Bxc4 Rxc4
15. h5 Nxh5 16. g4 Nf6 17. Bh6 Bh8 18. Nf5 Be6 19. Bg7 Bxg7 20. Nxg7 Kxg7 21.
Qh6+ Kg8 22. e5 dxe5 23. Rxd8 Rxd8 24. Ne4 Rxe4 25. fxe4 Bxg4 26. Qg5 Bf3 27.
Rf1 Bxe4 28. Qxe5 Rd7 29. a4 Kg7 30. b4 Bd5 31. Rf4 h5 32. Rd4 a6 33. c4 Bc6
34. b5 axb5 35. Rxd7 Bxd7 36. axb5 Bf5+ 37. Kb2 Be4 38. Kc3 h4 39. Kd4 h3 40.
c5 Kf8 41. Qg3 Bg2 42. Ke3 Nh5 43. Qb8+ Kg7 44. Kf2 g5 45. Qe5+ Kg6 46. Qxe7
Nf4 47. Qd6+ Kh5 48. Kg3 f5 49. Qd7 Ne2+ 50. Kh2 Be4 51. c6 bxc6 52. bxc6 g4
53. c7 f4 54. Qe8+ Bg6 55. Qxe2 Bf5 56. Qe5 g3+ 57. Kh1 Kg4 58. Qxf5+ Kxf5 59.
c8=Q+ Ke4 60. Qxh3 1-0


November 02, 2016

Gary Pylant(1809) - Logan Wu(938) November Chess Festival, November 12, 2011 round 1
Pirc Defence: Miscellaneous Systems

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nc3 g6 3. e4 d6 4. Be2 Bg7 5. h4 Nc6 6. f3 e5 7. d5 Ne7 8. Be3 c6
9. Qd2 cxd5 10. exd5 O-O 11. O-O-O Re8 12. Bh6 Bh8 13. Qg5 Bg7 14. Bxg7 Kxg7
15. h5 Bf5 16. hxg6 Bxg6 17. Qh6+ Kh8 18. g4 Nfg8 19. Qh2 f5 20. Bd3 Qc7 21.
Nge2 Qc5 22. Kb1 Nf6 23. gxf5 Nxf5 24. Bxf5 Bxf5 25. Qh6 Rf8 26. Rdg1 Rf7 27.
Ng3 Rg8 28. Qh2 Bg6 29. Nge4 Nxe4 30. fxe4 Qf2 31. Qh3 Qf3 32. Qh4 Qf4 33. Qe1
Qf2 34. Nb5 Qc5 35. Nc3 Qf2 36. Rf1 Qxe1+ 37. Rxe1 Rf2 38. Nb5 a6 39. Nxd6 b5
40. Rhf1 Rxf1 41. Rxf1 Rd8 42. Nf7+ Bxf7 43. Rxf7 Rg8 44. Rf1 a5 45. Rd1 h5 46.
c3 Rd8 47. d6 Rd7 48. Rd5 Kh7 49. Rxb5 Rxd6 50. Rxa5 h4 51. Rxe5 0-1

November 01, 2016

Minor-Appleberry Mid-South Open 1975
French: Winawer, fingerslip variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Bd2 dxe4 5. Nge2 Nf6 6. Nxe4 Bxd2+ 7. Nxd2
Nc6 8. Nf3 O-O 9. Ng3 e5 10. dxe5 Ng4 11. Be2 Ncxe5 12. Nxe5 Nxe5 13. h3 Qh4
14. c3 Be6 15. Qc2 Rad8 16. Rd1 Rxd1+ 17. Bxd1 Re8 18. O-O Bd5 19. Qa4 Qxa4
20. Bxa4 c6 21. Bc2 Ng6 22. Nf5 Re2 23. Ne3 Nf4 24. Rd1 g5 25. c4 Bxg2 26.
Nf5 f6 27. Rd8+ Kf7 28. Rd7+ Ke8 29. Rxh7 Rxc2 30. Nd6+ Kf8 31. Rxb7 Rc1+
32. Kh2 Rh1+ 33. Kg3 Rxh3+ 34. Kg4 Rd3 35. Rf7+ Kg8 36. Rxf6 Bh3+ 37. Kxg5
Ne6+ 38. Kh4 Rxd6 39. f3 Kg7 40. c5 Rd4+ 0-1

October 31, 2016

Muecke-Gallagher  Southwest Open 1996
Modern Benoni: Taimanov Variation

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c5 4.d5 exd5 5.cxd5 d6 6.e4 g6 7.f4 Bg7 8.Bb5+ Nfd7
9.a4 0-0 10.Nf3 Na6 11.0-0 Nc7 12.Bc4 a6 13.Ng5 Rb8 14.e5 Nb6 15.Ba2 dxe5
16.a5 Nba8 17.Be3 exf4 18.Bxf4 Bd4+ 19.Kh1 Bd7 20.Qd2 h6 21.Nf3 Bg7 22.Bxh6
b6 23.Ne4 bxa5 24.Bxg7 Kxg7 25.Qc3+ f6 26.Nxc5 Nb5 27.Qd2 Nac7 28.Qxa5 Qe7
29.Nxd7 Qxd7 30.Rad1 Qd6 31.Qd2 Rh8 32.h3 Rh5 33.Rfe1 Rbh8 34.Qe2 Kg8 35.Qe7
Rxh3+ 36.Kg1 Rh1+ 37.Kf2 Qxe7 38.Rxe7 Rxd1 39.d6 Kf8 40.Rf7+ Ke8 41.dxc7 Rc1
42.Rxf6 Nxc7 43.Rxg6 Rc2+ 44.Kg3 Rxb2 45.Bc4 a5 46.Rg5 a4 47.Ra5 Rb4 48.Bd5
Nxd5 49.Ra8+ Ke7 50.Rxh8 a3 51.Ra8 Rb3 52.Kg4 Nb4 53.Nd4 Rc3 54.Kf5 a2
55.Ra7+ Kd8 56.g4 Rc1 57.g5 a1(Q) 58.Rxa1 Rxa1 59.Kf6 Nd5+ 60.Kf7 Rf1+ 61.Kg7
Ke8 62.g6 Ne7 63.Kh7 Rh1+ 64.Kg7 Rg1  0-1

October 30, 2016

Jonathan Beatty(1778) - David Sichel(1983)  Mid-South Warmup 2011, November 18, 2011  round 3
Réti opening

1. Nf3 g6 2. g3 Bg7 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. O-O d5 5. c4 e6 6. d4 O-O 7. Nc3 Nbd7 8.
Qc2 c6 9. b3 Re8 10. Bb2 Nb6 11. Nd1 Ne4 12. Ne3 f5 13. Rac1 Nd7 14. Ne5
Nxe5 15. dxe5 Bh6 16. Qd3 Qa5 17. Rc2 Bd7 18. f3 Nc5 19. Qd4 Na6 20. Nd1 Nb4
21. Qh4 Bg7 22. Bc3 Qb6+ 0-1

October 29, 2016

Browne-McDade Raleigh Springs Simul 1973
Sicilian: dragon, Yugoslav attack, 10.O-O-O

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 O-O 8.
Bc4 Bd7 9. Qd2 Nc6 10. O-O-O Nxd4 11. Bxd4 a5 12. h4 a4 13. h5 Qa5 14. hxg6
hxg6 15. g4 b5 16. Bxf6 exf6 17. Qh2 Rfc8 18. Qh7+ Kf8 19. Bxf7 Kxf7 20.
Rxd6 Be6 21. Nd5 Rh8 22. c3 Rxh7 23. Rxh7 Rh8 24. Rxg7+ Kxg7 25. Rxe6 a3 26.
b3 Rf8 27. f4 f5 28. exf5 gxf5 29. g5 Qa8 30. c4 bxc4 31. bxc4 Qc8 32. Re7+
Rf7 33. Rxf7+ Kxf7 34. Ne3 Qc5 35. Kd2 Qd4+ 36. Ke2 Qxf4 37. c5 Qe4 38. Kf2
f4 39. Ng2 Qd4+ 40. Kf3 Qxc5 41. Nxf4 Qxg5 42. Ke4 Qg4 43. Ke5 Qf3 44. Kf5
Qf2 0-1

October 28, 2016

Gallagher-Ardaman Texas State Championship 1998
English Opening

1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 d6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 Ne7 6. e4 O-O 7. Nge2 Nbc6 8.
O-O Rb8 9. Bg5 h6 10. Be3 Nd4 11. Qd2 Kh7 12. f4 f5 13. Rf2 a6 14. Raf1 c5
15. fxe5 dxe5 16. Nd5 b5 17. b3 Nxd5 18. cxd5 Qd6 19. Kh1 Bd7 20. b4 Rbc8
21. bxc5 Qxc5 22. Qb2 Qc2 23. Nxd4 Qxb2 24. Rxb2 exd4 25. Bd2 fxe4 26. Rxf8
Bxf8 27. dxe4 Ba3 28. Rb3 Bc1 29. Bb4 Be3 30. Ba3 a5 31. e5 b4 32. Bb2 Bf5
33. e6 g5 34. h3 h5 35. e7 Kg6 36. d6 Kf7 37. Bd5+ Ke8 38. Bxd4 Rc1+ 39. Kg2
Bxd4 40. Rf3 Rc2+ 41. Kf1 Bxh3+ 42. Ke1 Bc3+ 43. Kd1 Rd2+ 44. Kc1 Rxd5 45.
Rf8+ Kd7 46. Rd8+ Kc6 47. e8=Q+ Kc5 48. d7 Bd2+ 49. Kb2 Bc3+ 50. Kb3 Kd4 51.
Qe2 a4+ 52. Kxa4 Bg4 53. Qf2+ Kd3 54. Qf1+ Kc2 55. Qf7 Rd2 56. Kb5 Kc1 57.
Kc6 h4 58. gxh4 gxh4 59. Qf4 Be6 60. Qxh4 Kb2 61. a4 b3 62. Qe4 Bh3 63. Qe3
Bg2+ 64. Kc5 Rc2 65. Kb6 Bd2 66. Qd4+ Bc3 67. Qd3 Rd2 68. Qxd2+ Bxd2 69. Rf8
Bg5 70. Rf2+ Ka3 71. Rxg2 b2 72. Rxb2 1-0

October 27, 2016

Lendermon-Hurt  Ralph King Memorial 1972
French: Exchange variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Bd3 Bd6 5. Nf3 Bg4 6. O-O Nc6 7. c3 Nge7
8. Re1 Qd7 9. Nbd2 O-O-O 10. b4 Rde8 11. Nb3 f6 12. Nc5 Bxc5 13. bxc5 Nd8
14. Be2 Ng6 15. Be3 h5 16. Kf1 Ne7 17. Qd2 Nf5 18. Bd1 g5 19. Ng1 Nxe3+ 20.
Rxe3 Rxe3 21. Qxe3 Re8 22. Qd2 Qb5+ 23. Be2 Bxe2+ 24. Nxe2 Ne6 25. g3 g4 26.
h4 Qa6 27. Kg2 Nxc5 28. Nc1 Ne4 0-1

October 26, 2016

Chuck Niggel(1709) - Charles Herbers(1972)    Mid-South Open, November 26, 2011  round 1
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. e3 g6 4. Bd3 Bg7 5. O-O c6 6. Nbd2 Nbd7 7. c3 O-O 8.
Re1 Re8 9. e4 dxe4 10. Nxe4 Nxe4 11. Bxe4 Nf6 12. Bc2 b6 13. Bf4 Bg4 14. h3
Be6 15. Bb3 Nd5 16. Be5 f6 17. Bg3 Bf7 18. Nd2 Qd7 19. Qe2 Rad8 20. Rad1 Qf5
21. Nc4 Nf4 22. Bxf4 Qxf4 23. Qe4 Qxe4 24. Rxe4 e5 25. Ree1 exd4 26. Rxe8+
Rxe8 27. Rxd4 Re1+ 28. Kh2 Bd5 29. Ne3 f5 30. Bxd5+ Kf8 31. Rd2 Be5+ 32. g3
f4 33. Ng2 fxg3+ 34. fxg3 Ra1 35. Bb3 Rf1 36. Ne3 Rf3 37. Nc4 Bc7 38. Rg2 g5
39. Nd2 Rd3 40. Ne4 h6 41. Rf2+ Ke8 42. Bf7+ Ke7 43. Bh5 Re3 44. Re2 Rxe2+
45. Bxe2 Ke6 46. Kg2 Ke5 47. Kf3 Bd8 48. g4 Be7 49. b4 Bf8 50. a4 Be7 51.
Ke3 Bf8 52. Ng3 a5 53. b5 Bc5+ 54. Kf3 cxb5 55. Bxb5 Bf8 56. Ne2 Bc5 57. Nc1
Kd5 58. Nd3 Bd6 59. Ke3 Be7 60. c4+ Ke6 61. Ke4 Bd6 62. Kd4 Bh2 63. c5 Bg1+
64. Kc4 bxc5 65. Nxc5+ Ke5 66. Bc6 Kf4 67. Ne4 Bb6 68. Nd6 Kg3 69. Nf7 Kxh3
70. Nxh6 Kg3 71. Bd7 Kf4 72. Kb5 Bc7 73. Nf7 Ke4 74. Nxg5+ Ke5 75. Nf3+ Kf6
76. Nd4 1-0

October 25, 2016

Kenneth Turner(1977) - Roy Nilsson(1745)    Mid-South Open, November 26, 2011  round 2
Scandinavian (center counter) defense

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Be2 c6 5. c4 Qa5 6. Nc3 e5 7. d4 e4 8.
Ne5 Nbd7 9. f4 Bb4 10. Qb3 c5 11. a3 cxd4 12. Qxb4 Qxb4 13. axb4 dxc3 14.
bxc3 Nxe5 15. fxe5 Nd7 16. Bf4 O-O 17. O-O b6 18. Rfd1 a5 19. bxa5 bxa5 20.
Rd5 a4 21. Bd1 Nb6 22. Rd4 Be6 23. Rxe4 Bxc4 24. Be3 Bd5 25. Rb4 Nc4 26. Bd4
a3 27. Bf3 Bxf3 28. gxf3 Rfc8 29. Kf2 h6 30. Ke2 Ra6 31. f4 Rg6 32. Kf3 h5
33. h3 h4 34. Bf2 Nd2+ 35. Ke3 Rg2 36. Kxd2 Rxf2+ 37. Ke3 Rc2 38. Rxa3
R2xc3+ 39. Rxc3 Rxc3+ 40. Ke4 Rxh3 41. Rb8+ Kh7 42. Rf8 Rh1 43. Rxf7 h3 44.
Kf3 Rg1 45. Rf5 g6 0-1

October 24, 2016

Kyle Salzgeber(1722) - Chase Knowles(1966)   Mid-South Open, November 26, 2011  round 2
QGD: 4.Nf3

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 d5 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. Bg5 Be7 6. e3 h6 7. Bh4 b6 8.
Ne5 Bb7 9. Qb3 O-O 10. c5 Nxe5 11. dxe5 Nd7 12. Bxe7 Qxe7 13. cxb6 cxb6 14.
f4 Nc5 15. Qd1 f6 16. exf6 Qxf6 17. Be2 Rad8 18. Qc2 d4 19. exd4 Bxg2 20.
Rg1 Qh4+ 21. Kd1 Qf2 22. Re1 Rxd4+ 23. Kc1 Qxe1+ 24. Bd1 Rfd8 25. b3 Rd2 26.
Qg6 Nd3+ 0-1

October 23, 2016

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

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

October 22, 2016

David Huang(2018) - Sam O'Bar(1825)   Mid-South Open, November 26, 2011  round 2
Queen's pawn game, Chigorin variation

1. Nf3 Nc6 2. d4 d5 3. g3 Bf5 4. Bg2 e6 5. O-O Nf6 6. c4 Be7 7. Ne5 Nb4 8.
Qa4+ c6 9. a3 Nc2 10. e4 Nxe4 11. Qxc2 Nxg3 12. Qb3 Ne2+ 13. Kh1 Nxd4 14.
Qg3 Bf6 15. cxd5 cxd5 16. Bd2 h5 17. Qf4 Bxe5 18. Qxe5 Nb3 19. Qxg7 Rh7 20.
Qg8+ Kd7 21. Qg3 Nxa1 22. Nc3 Nc2 23. Rd1 h4 24. Qe5 Bg4 25. Bg5 Rh5 26.
Rxd5+ exd5 27. Qxd5+ Ke8 28. Qe4+ Kf8 29. Bxd8 Bf5 30. Qe7+ 1-0

October 21, 2016

David Kernell(1891) - Charles Niggel(1709)   Mid-South Open, November 26, 2011  round 2
Dutch

1. d4 f5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bxf6 Bxf6 7. e4 fxe4 8.
Nxe4 O-O 9. Bd3 Nc6 10. Qd2 e5 11. d5 Nd4 12. Neg5 Nxf3+ 13. Nxf3 Qe8 14.
Qc2 Qh5 15. h3 Be7 16. Be4 Bf5 17. Bxf5 Qxf5 18. Qxf5 Rxf5 19. Nd2 Raf8 20.
f3 Bh4+ 21. Ke2 h5 22. Ne4 Be7 23. b4 h4 24. Rhd1 b6 25. a4 Rb8 26. Rdb1 a6
27. a5 b5 28. cxb5 Rxb5 29. Nc3 Rb7 30. b5 axb5 31. Rxb5 Ra7 32. a6 Rf8 33.
Rb7 Rfa8 34. Rxa7 Rxa7 35. Nb5 Ra8 36. Nxc7 Ra7 37. Nb5 Ra8 38. a7 Bd8 39.
Nxd6 Bb6 40. Nb5 Kf8 41. Kd3 Ke7 42. Ke4 Kf6 43. Ra6 1-0

October 20, 2016

Tony Davis(2121) - Chase Knowles(1966)   Mid-South Open, November 26, 2011  round 3
French: Albin-Alekhine-Châtard attack

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e5 Nfd7 6. h4 Bxg5 7. hxg5 Qxg5
8. Rh5 Qe7 9. Qg4 f5 10. Qh3 g6 11. Rh6 Nc6 12. O-O-O Nf8 13. f4 g5 14. Qh5+
Qf7 15. Qxg5 Rg8 16. Qh4 Rg4 17. Qh2 Bd7 18. Be2 Rg7 19. Nf3 O-O-O 20. Ng5
Qe7 21. a3 a6 22. g4 fxg4 23. Bxg4 Rxg5 24. Nxd5 exd5 25. Bxd7+ Rxd7 26.
fxg5 Qxg5+ 27. Kb1 Qg4 28. Rf1 Ne6 29. Rg1 Qf4 30. Qh3 Ncxd4 31. Rxe6 Qf5
32. Qxf5 Nxf5 33. Rf6 Nd4 34. Rg8+ Rd8 35. Rxd8+ Kxd8 36. Rh6 Nc6 37. e6 Ne7
38. Rxh7 c5 39. Kc1 b5 40. Rh8+ Kc7 41. Ra8 Kb7 42. Re8 Nc6 43. e7 Kc7 44.
Rc8+ 1-0

October 19, 2016

Roy Nilsson(1745) - David Huang(2018)    Mid-South Open, November 26, 2011  round 3
Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 a6 3. g3 b5 4. Bg2 Bb7 5. d3 e6 6. Nh3 Nf6 7. O-O d6 8. a3
Be7 9. Rb1 Qc7 10. Bd2 O-O 11. b4 cxb4 12. axb4 Rc8 13. Re1 Nc6 14. Na2 Ne5
15. Rc1 d5 16. f4 Ned7 17. e5 Ne8 18. d4 Nb6 19. Bf1 Nc4 20. Bd3 Qb6 21. c3
a5 22. Ng5 h6 23. Qh5 Bxg5 24. Bxc4 dxc4 25. fxg5 Qc6 26. Kf2 Qg2+ 27. Ke3
Nc7 28. d5 Nxd5+ 29. Kd4 Qxd2+ 0-1

October 18, 2016

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

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

October 17, 2016

Graham Horobetz(2110) - David Kernell(1891)  Mid-South Open, November 27, 2011  round 4
Caro-Kann: Steinitz variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Ng5 e6 6. Bd3 Ngf6 7. N1f3 Bd6
8. Qe2 h6 9. Ne4 Nxe4 10. Qxe4 c5 11. Qg4 Qf6 12. Bd2 cxd4 13. Qxd4 Qxd4 14.
Nxd4 Nc5 15. Bb5+ Bd7 16. O-O Be5 17. Be3 O-O 18. Bxd7 Nxd7 19. Rad1 Rfd8
20. c4 a6 21. b3 Nf6 22. Ne2 Ng4 23. h3 Nxe3 24. fxe3 Kf8 25. Kf2 Ke7 26.
Nc1 Rxd1 27. Rxd1 Rc8 28. Nd3 Bd6 29. Rc1 Ba3 30. Rc2 Kd6 31. b4 a5 32. bxa5
Ra8 33. c5+ Kc7 34. Ne5 f6 35. Nc4 Bxc5 36. Ke2 Kc6 37. a4 Rd8 38. a6 bxa6
39. Na5+ Kb6 40. Rxc5 Kxc5 41. Nb7+ Kb4 42. Nxd8 e5 43. Kd3 Kxa4 44. Kc4 a5
45. Nc6 h5 46. h4 e4 47. g3 g5 48. Kc5 Kb3 49. Nxa5+ Kc3 50. Kd5 Kd3 51. Nc4
Ke2 52. Kxe4 Kf2 53. Kf5 Kxg3 54. hxg5 fxg5 55. e4 h4 56. Ne5 h3 57. Ng4 1-0

October 16, 2016

Charles Herbers(1972) - Roy Nilsson(1745)   Mid-South Open, November 27, 2011  round 4
Scandinavian (center counter) defense

1. e4 d5 2. Nc3 d4 3. Nce2 Nc6 4. Nf3 Bg4 5. Ng3 e5 6. Bc4 Qd7 7. O-O O-O-O
8. d3 h5 9. h3 h4 10. hxg4 hxg3 11. Ng5 gxf2+ 12. Rxf2 Nh6 13. Rxf7 Qe8 14.
Qf3 Nxf7 15. Nxf7 Be7 16. Nxd8 Qxd8 17. g5 Kb8 18. Qg4 Rh7 19. Bd2 Qh8 20.
Rf1 Rh4 21. Qg3 Rh1+ 22. Kf2 Qf8+ 23. Qf3 Qxf3+ 24. gxf3 Rh2+ 25. Ke1 Rg2
26. f4 exf4 27. Bxf4 Rxc2 28. Rh1 a6 29. Rh8+ Ka7 30. Rg8 Rxb2 31. Rxg7 Bd6
32. Bxd6 cxd6 33. Bd5 Ne5 34. g6 Nxd3+ 35. Kf1 Nc5 36. Rf7 d3 37. Ke1 Rb1+
38. Kd2 Rg1 39. g7 Rg2+ 40. Ke1 Rg1+ 41. Kd2 Rg2+ 42. Kc3 Rc2+ 43. Kd4 Rg2
44. Ke3 d2 45. Rf1 Rxg7 46. Kxd2 1/2-1/2

October 15, 2016

Casey Hill(1644) - Kenneth Turner(1977)  Mid-South Open, November 27, 2011  round 4
Nimzovich-Larsen attack: classical variation

1. b3 d5 2. Bb2 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 c5 5. Be2 Nc6 6. O-O Bd6 7. c4 d4 8.
exd4 cxd4 9. Ba3 O-O 10. c5 Bb8 11. Bb5 e5 12. Bxc6 bxc6 13. d3 Nd5 14. Re1
f6 15. Nbd2 Bf5 16. Ne4 Bxe4 17. dxe4 Nc3 18. Qd3 Qa5 19. Qc4+ Kh8 20. Bb4
Qb5 21. Bxc3 Qxc4 22. bxc4 dxc3 23. Rec1 a5 24. Rxc3 Ba7 25. Rd1 Bxc5 26.
Rb3 Rfd8 27. Rbd3 Rxd3 28. Rxd3 Rb8 29. Rb3 Rd8 30. Kf1 g5 31. Ke2 g4 32.
Nh4 Bb4 33. Rd3 Rd4 34. Rxd4 exd4 35. Nf5 c5 36. Nh6 Kg7 37. Nxg4 h5 38.
Nxf6 Kxf6 39. a4 Ba3 40. Kd2 h4 41. f4 Bb2 42. g4 h3 43. Kd1 Bc3 44. Ke2 Bb4
45. e5+ Ke6 46. Kd3 Be1 47. Ke2 Bh4 48. Kf3 d3 49. Ke3 Bg3 50. Kxd3 Bxf4 51.
Ke4 Bxh2 52. Kf3 Bxe5 53. Kf2 Kf6 0-1

October 14, 2016

Tony Davis(2121) - Graham Horobetz(2110) Mid-South Open, November 27, 2011  round 5
Sicilian: accelerated fianchetto, modern variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Be2 O-O
8. f4 d5 9. e5 Ne8 10. Qd2 f6 11. exf6 Nxf6 12. h3 Nxd4 13. Bxd4 e5 14. Bxe5
Ne4 15. Nxe4 Bxe5 16. fxe5 Qh4+ 17. g3 Qxe4 18. O-O-O Be6 19. Bg4 Bxg4 20.
hxg4 Qxe5 21. Qxd5+ Qxd5 22. Rxd5 Rf7 23. b3 Re8 24. Rhd1 Re2 25. R1d3 Re4
26. R5d4 Rxd4 27. Rxd4 Rf3 28. Rd3 Rf7 29. Kd2 Kg7 30. Ke2 Kh6 31. Rd5 Re7+
32. Kd3 Rf7 33. Ke3 Re7+ 34. Kd4 Re2 35. Rc5 Rg2 36. Rc7 b6 37. Rxa7 Rxc2
38. a4 Kg5 39. Rxh7 Kxg4 40. Kd5 Kxg3 41. Rb7 Rc5+ 42. Kd6 g5 43. Rxb6 Rc3
44. a5 g4 45. a6 Rc1 46. Rb4 1-0

October 13, 2016

Sam O'Bar(1825) - Carlos Sims(1947)   Mid-South Open, November 27, 2011  round 5
English opening

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 c6 5. d3 d6 6. e3 Nbd7 7. Nge2 O-O 8.
O-O Qb6 9. Rb1 e5 10. b4 Ne8 11. b5 c5 12. Nd5 Qd8 13. Bd2 Ndf6 14. Nec3
Nxd5 15. Nxd5 Nf6 16. Qa4 Nxd5 17. Bxd5 Qe7 18. Qd1 Be6 19. Qf3 Rab8 20. a4
f5 21. Bxe6+ Qxe6 22. Qd5 Qxd5 23. cxd5 e4 24. dxe4 fxe4 25. Rfd1 Rf5 26.
Be1 Re8 27. h4 h5 28. a5 Ree5 29. a6 b6 30. Bc3 Rxd5 31. Ba5 Rd3 32. Bxb6
axb6 33. a7 Rf8 0-1

October 12, 2016

John Hurt(1791) - Jim Gallagher(1966)   4th King Cotton Open, May 09, 1976, round 5 
Sicilian: closed, 6.Be3

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. g3 g6 4. d3 Bg7 5. Bg2 Nc6 6. Be3 Nf6 7. h3 O-O 8.
Nge2 Rb8 9. Qd2 Re8 10. O-O b5 11. f4 Bd7 12. g4 Qc8 13. Ng3 b4 14. Nd1 h6
15. Nf2 a5 16. c3 a4 17. cxb4 Rxb4 18. Ne2 Nxg4 19. hxg4 Rxb2 20. Qe1 Bxg4
21. Nc3 Nd4 22. Rc1 Ne2+ 23. Kh2 Nxc3 24. Rxc3 Re2 25. Qc1 Bxc3 26. f5 Be5+
27. Kh1 Rxe3 28. Qxe3 h5 29. Nxg4 hxg4 30. Qg5 Kg7 31. Qxg4 Rh8+ 32. Bh3 Bf6
33. Kg2 Rh4 34. Qg3 Qh8 35. fxg6 fxg6 36. Be6 Qh6 37. Rf3 Kh8 38. Rf1 Rh5
39. Kf3 Be5 40. Qg1 Bd4 41. Qg4 Qe3+ 42. Kg2 Rg5 43. Rf8+ Kh7 44. Rf7+ Kh6
45. Rf3 Rxg4+ 46. Bxg4 Qg1+ 47. Kh3 Be5 0-1

October 11, 2016

Edgar Davison(1921) - Sam O'Bar(1792)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 3 
Torre, London and Colle Systems

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Bf4 c5 4. e3 b6 5. Bd3 Bb7 6. Nbd2 cxd4 7. exd4 d6 8.
Qe2 Be7 9. c3 Nbd7 10. O-O-O O-O 11. h4 Re8 12. Rde1 Nf8 13. Ne4 a6 14. Bg5 b5
15. Bxf6 Bxf6 16. Neg5 Qa5 17. Kb1 Rec8 18. Ne4 Be7 19. Nfg5 Bd5 20. a3 Qb6 21.
Qc2 Rc7 22. Ng3 g6 23. N3e4 f5 24. Nd2 Bf6 25. Ndf3 Rac8 26. h5 a5 27. hxg6
hxg6 28. Rh6 b4 29. axb4 axb4 30. c4 Bxc4 31. Bxc4 Rxc4 32. Qb3 d5 33. Qe3 Qa6
34. Ne5 R4c7 35. Nd3 Ra7 36. Nc5 Rxc5 37. dxc5 Qa1+ 38. Kc2 Qxb2+ 0-1

October 10, 2016

Graham Horobetz(2077) - Jonathan Beatty(1887)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 3 
Sicilian: Pelikan (Lasker/Sveshnikov) variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Nd5 Nxd5
8. exd5 Nb8 9. a4 Be7 10. Be3 a6 11. Na3 Nd7 12. Nc4 a5 13. Be2 O-O 14. O-O
b6 15. c3 Ba6 16. Na3 Bxe2 17. Qxe2 f5 18. f3 Nf6 19. Qb5 Rb8 20. Nc4 Qc7
21. Qb3 Nd7 22. f4 Kh8 23. Na3 Nc5 24. Qc4 Qd7 25. Bxc5 Rbc8 26. Qb5 Qxb5
27. Nxb5 Rxc5 28. fxe5 Rxd5 29. exd6 Bxd6 30. Nxd6 Rxd6 31. Rad1 Rdf6 32.
Rd7 Kg8 33. Kf2 g6 34. Re1 R8f7 35. Ree7 Rxe7 36. Rxe7 Rf7 37. Re6 Rb7 38.
Ke3 Kf7 39. Rc6 Ke7 40. Kd4 b5 41. Kc5 bxa4 42. Rb6 Rc7+ 43. Kb5 a3 44. bxa3
Rxc3 45. a4 Rc2 46. Kxa5 Rxg2 47. Rb7+ Kf6 48. Rxh7 Rb2 49. h4 f4 50. Rh8
Kg7 51. Rc8 f3 52. Rc3 f2 53. Rf3 Kh6 54. Rf4 g5 55. hxg5+ Kxg5 56. Rf8 Kg4
57. Ka6 Kg3 58. a5 Kg2 59. Ka7 f1=Q 60. Rxf1 Kxf1 61. a6 Rb3 62. Ka8 Rb4 63.
a7 Rb3 1/2-1/2

October 09, 2016

Roy Nilsson(1791) - Sanjay Gatti(1762)  Memphis Candidates 2012, January 08, 2012, round 5 
Caro-Kann: advance variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. a3 cxd4 6. cxd4 Qb6 7. Nf3 Bg4 8.
Be2 Bxf3 9. Bxf3 Qxd4 10. O-O Qxd1 11. Rxd1 e6 12. Bf4 Nge7 13. Bh5 g6 14.
Be2 Bg7 15. Bb5 O-O 16. Bxc6 Nxc6 17. Rc1 Nd4 18. Ra2 Rac8 19. Nc3 Rfd8 20.
Bg5 Rd7 21. f4 h6 22. Bh4 Nf5 23. Bf2 a6 24. g4 Ne7 25. Rd1 Rc4 26. Rd4 Rxd4
27. Bxd4 Nc6 28. Bc5 g5 29. fxg5 hxg5 30. b4 Nxe5 31. h3 Nf3+ 32. Kf2 Bxc3
33. Kxf3 d4 34. Rc2 d3 35. Rc1 Bb2 36. Rd1 Bxa3 37. Ke3 d2 0-1

October 08, 2016

David Sichel(2006) - Jeff Kovalic(1912)  City Championship 2012, January 13, 2012, round 1
Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nge2 d6 6. d3 Nf6 7. Bd2 O-O 8.
Qc1 Nd4 9. Nxd4 cxd4 10. Ne2 e5 11. Bh6 Be6 12. Bxg7 Kxg7 13. O-O Qd7 14. c4
h5 15. Qd2 h4 16. f4 Bh3 17. fxe5 Nxe4 18. dxe4 Bxg2 19. e6 fxe6 20. Kxg2 e5
21. Qg5 h3+ 22. Kg1 Qc7 23. b3 d3 24. Nc3 Qc5+ 25. Kh1 Rf2 26. Qe7+ Kg8 27.
Qe6+ Kg7 28. Qd7+ Kg8 29. Qxh3 Raf8 30. Nd5 Qd4 31. Qe6+ Kg7 32. Rxf2 Qxa1+
33. Kg2 Rxf2+ 34. Kxf2 Qb2+ 35. Kg1 Qc1+ 36. Kg2 Qd2+ 1/2-1/2

October 07, 2016

Roy Nilsson(1791) - Kyle Salzgeber(1688)   City Championship, January 19, 2012, round 2
Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 Nf6 6. f4 d6 7. Nf3 O-O 8. O-O
Rb8 9. Bd2 b5 10. a3 a5 11. f5 Qb6 12. Nh4 c4+ 13. Kh1 cxd3 14. cxd3 Ne5 15.
Bg5 Qd4 16. Nf3 Qxd3 17. Nxe5 Qxd1 18. Raxd1 dxe5 19. b4 h6 20. Bxf6 exf6
21. g4 axb4 22. axb4 gxf5 23. gxf5 Ba6 24. Rd6 Ra8 25. Rfd1 Rfc8 26. Nd5 Rd8
27. Ne7+ Kf8 28. Rxd8+ Rxd8 29. Rxd8+ Kxe7 30. Ra8 1-0

October 06, 2016

Alex Sytnytsky(1387) - Dwight Weaver(1613)  Memphis Reserve, January 20, 2012, round 2
Sicilian defense

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Qb6 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. Nc3 a6 7. h3 d6 8.
a3 g6 9. b4 Bg7 10. Na4 Qd8 11. Bb2 b5 12. e5 Nh5 13. Qd5 Bb7 14. Nc3 Rb8
15. exd6 Nd4 16. d7+ Kf8 17. Qxd4 Bxd4 18. Nxd4 Qxd7 19. Nce2 Nf6 20. O-O-O
Rg8 21. Nf4 Qc7 22. Nfe6+ fxe6 23. Nxe6+ Kf7 24. Nxc7 Rbc8 25. Bxf6 exf6 26.
Rd7+ Kf8 27. Ne6+ 1-0

October 05, 2016

Flickinger-Hurt City Championship 1977
French: Winawer, advance, 6...Ne7

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Ne7 7. f4 Nbc6 8.
Nf3 Bd7 9. Bd3 Qa5 10. Bd2 c4 11. Be2 Qa4 12. O-O O-O-O 13. Nh4 Rdf8 14. Bg4
h5 15. Bh3 f5 16. Rf3 Be8 17. Rg3 Rh7 18. Nf3 h4 19. Ng5 Rh6 20. Re3 Bh5 21.
Qb1 Nd8 22. Qb2 Bg4 23. Be1 Ng6 24. Bxg4 fxg4 25. g3 hxg3 26. hxg3 Rfh8 27.
Re2 Ne7 28. Rg2 Nf5 29. Rb1 b6 30. Kf2 Rh2 31. Bd2 Qe8 32. Rg1 Qh5 33. Qc1
Nxg3 34. Rxh2 Qxh2+ 35. Rg2 Nh1+ 36. Kf1 Qh5 37. Be1 g3 38. Bxg3 Nxg3+ 39.
Rxg3 Qg6 40. Kg2 Nc6 41. Qd2 Ne7 42. Qe2 Nf5 43. Rh3 Rxh3 44. Kxh3 Qh6+ 45.
Kg2 Kd7 46. Qf2 Qh5 47. Nh3 Qg4+ 48. Kh2 Qh5 49. Qg2 Kc6 50. Qd2 Qg4 51. Qf2
Qh5 52. Qd2 Qf3 53. Ng5 Qg3+ 54. Kh1 Kd7 55. Nf7 Ne3 0-1

October 04, 2016

Acers-Jones Int. Hemisfair Open 1968
Sicilian: O'Kelly variation

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

October 03, 2016

Wright-Jones Mid-South Open 1968
Sicilian: O'Kelly variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 a6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Nb3 Bb4 7. f3 Nxe4 8.
fxe4 Qh4+ 9. Ke2 Bxc3 10. bxc3 d5 11. Qd3 Bg4+ 12. Kd2 Qf2+ 13. Be2 dxe4 14.
Qe3 Qh4 15. Ba3 Nc6 16. Rad1 O-O-O+ 17. Kc1 Rxd1+ 18. Rxd1 Bxe2 19. Qxe2 f5
20. g3 Qg5+ 21. Kb1 e3 22. Bc5 f4 23. Bb6 1-0

October 02, 2016

Wilson-Hood Memphis HS Team Tourn 1977
Budapest Gambit

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e5 3. dxe5 Ng4 4. Bf4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Bc5 6. e3 Ngxe5 7. Nf3 Nxf3+
8. Qxf3 d6 9. Be2 Ne5 10. Qg3 Ng6 11. O-O Qh4 12. Qxh4 Nxh4 13. Nd5 Bb6 14.
Nxb6 axb6 15. Rfd1 Ng6 16. Bg3 O-O 17. b4 Be6 18. a3 Rfd8 19. e4 f5 20. exf5
Bxf5 21. Bf3 Rab8 22. c5 bxc5 23. bxc5 dxc5 24. Rxd8+ Rxd8 25. Bxb7 c4 26. Bf3
c3 27. Rc1 c2 28. Kf1 Rd3 29. Bxc7 Rxa3 30. Bd5+ Kh8 31. Ke1 Rd3 32. Bf3 Nh4
33. Be2 Nxg2+ 34. Kf1 Rd2 35. Ba5 Rd5 36. Bc3 Nf4 37. Ke1 Rd7 38. Bb4 Rb7 39.
Bd2 Ne6 40. f3 Nd4 41. Bc4 Nxf3+ 42. Ke2 Nxh2 43. Ra1 h6 0-1

October 01, 2016

Wright-Momic Mid-South Open 1964
Classical Caro-Kann: 4...Bf5 main line

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. Nf3 e6 7. h4 h6 8. Bd3
Bxd3 9. Qxd3 Nf6 10. Bd2 Nbd7 11. O-O-O Bd6 12. Qe2 Qc7 13. Nf5 Bf8 14. Ne3 Be7
15. Nc4 c5 16. Bc3 Nd5 17. Bd2 Rc8 18. Na3 cxd4 19. Nxd4 Bxa3 20. bxa3 O-O 21.
Rh3 e5 22. Bxh6 exd4 23. Bxg7 Nf4 24. Qe4 Kxg7 25. Rg3+ Kh6 26. Rxd4 Nf6 27.
Qf5 Ne2+ 28. Kd1 Qxc2+ 29. Qxc2 Rxc2 30. Rdd3 Nxg3 31. Kxc2 Nge4 0-1

September 30, 2016

Herbers-Durham City Championship 1997
Sicilian defense

1. e4 c5 2. Bc4 e6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. Nf3 a6 5. a4 Qc7 6. d3 Bd6 7. O-O Nf6 8. h3
h6 9. Re1 O-O 10. Be3 b6 11. Qd2 Bb7 12. Rad1 Ne5 13. Nxe5 Bxe5 14. f4 Bxc3
15. bxc3 d5 16. e5 Nh7 17. Ba2 Qc6 18. Rb1 Rfd8 19. Rb2 d4 20. cxd4 cxd4 21.
Bxd4 Rxd4 22. c3 Rd7 23. Reb1 Qxa4 24. Rxb6 Bd5 25. Rb8+ Rxb8 26. Rxb8+ Nf8
27. Bxd5 Rxd5 28. d4 Rb5 29. Ra8 Qa1+ 30. Kh2 Rb2 31. Qd3 Qa2 32. Qf3 g6 33.
f5 Rf2 34. Rxf8+ Kxf8 35. Qa8+ Kg7 36. f6+ Kh7 37. Qb7 Rxg2+ 38. Qxg2 Qxg2+
39. Kxg2 a5 40. c4 Kg8 41. d5 exd5 42. cxd5 a4 43. d6 1-0

September 29, 2016

Nilsson-Wu Mike Barton 3 2013
King's Indian: Classical

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. d4 O-O 6. Be2 c5 7. d5 Na6 8. O-O
Nc7 9. Re1 e6 10. h3 Re8 11. Qc2 exd5 12. cxd5 a6 13. a4 Bd7 14. Bf4 Qe7 15.
Bf1 Qf8 16. g4 h6 17. Qd2 g5 18. Bg3 Rad8 19. e5 dxe5 20. Bxe5 Na8 21. Bc4 Nb6
22. b3 Nxc4 23. bxc4 Rc8 24. Rab1 b5 25. axb5 axb5 26. cxb5 c4 27. b6 Red8 28.
b7 Rb8 29. Bxb8 Rxb8 30. Ne5 Be8 31. Nc6 Bxc6 32. dxc6 Rd8 33. Qxd8 Qxd8 34.
b8=Q Qxb8 35. Rxb8+ Bf8 36. c7 Nd7 37. c8=Q Nxb8 38. Qxb8 Kg7 39. Qe5+ f6 40.
Qc7+ Kg8 41. Re8 f5 42. Qc8 Kg7 43. Rxf8 fxg4 44. Qf5 h5 45. Qf7+ Kh6 46. Rh8#
1-0

September 28, 2016

Hood-Corder Jacques Knight Tourney 1977
Bird's Opening

1. f4 d5 2. b3 c5 3. Bb2 Nc6 4. Nf3 e6 5. e3 Nf6 6. Be2 g6 7. d3 Bg7 8. O-O O-O
9. Qe1 a6 10. Nbd2 Ng4 11. Bxg7 Kxg7 12. Bd1 f5 13. h3 Nf6 14. e4 d4 15. Nc4 b5
16. Nce5 Ne7 17. c3 Qd6 18. cxd4 cxd4 19. g4 Bb7 20. g5 Nd7 21. Nxd7 Qxd7 22.
Ne5 Qd6 23. Bf3 Nc6 24. exf5 exf5 25. Nxc6 Bxc6 26. Bxc6 Qxc6 27. Qe5+ Kg8 28.
Qxd4 Rad8 29. Qe3 Rfe8 30. Qd2 Qc5+ 31. Kh2 Re3 32. Rac1 Qd4 33. Rcd1 Rde8 34.
Rde1 Rxe1 35. Rxe1 Rxe1 36. Qxe1 Qxf4+ 37. Qg3 Qd2+ 1/2-1/2

September 27, 2016

Holten-Appleberry Region 8 Championship 1978
Sicilian: Sozin, Leonhardt variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bc4 e6 7. Bb3 Be7 8.
Be3 O-O 9. O-O Bd7 10. f4 Nxd4 11. Bxd4 Bc6 12. Qd3 b5 13. Rae1 b4 14. Nd1
Qc7 15. c3 e5 16. Bf2 exf4 17. Bd4 d5 18. exd5 Nxd5 19. Re5 Nf6 20. Bc2 Rfd8
21. Rxf4 Qxe5 22. Rxf6 Qe1+ 23. Rf1 Qh4 24. Qf5 Rxd4 25. Qxf7+ Kh8 26. cxd4
Bd6 27. h3 Qg3 28. Rf2 Bb5 29. Rf5 Qe1+ 30. Rf1 Bxf1 31. Qxf1 Bh2+ 0-1

September 26, 2016

Holyfield-Pylant Training Match 1981
Sicilian Dragon

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. Be2 O-O 8.
Qd2 Nc6 9. h3 d5 10. exd5 Nb4 11. d6 Qxd6 12. Ncb5 Qc5 13. c3 Nbd5 14. Ne6 Qc6
15. Nxf8 Ne4 16. Nd4 Qf6 17. Nxh7 Kxh7 18. Qc2 Ng3 19. fxg3 Nxe3 20. Qe4 Nf5
21. Nxf5 gxf5 22. Qh4+ Qxh4 23. gxh4 Be5 24. Kf2 Be6 25. g4 f4 26. Rhe1 f6 27.
Rad1 Rc8 28. Bd3+ Kg7 29. Bf5 Bxf5 30. gxf5 Bd6 31. Rxd6 exd6 32. Re7+ Kh6 33.
Rxb7 Rc5 34. Rd7 Rxf5 35. Rxd6 Kh5 36. c4 Kxh4 37. Rd5 Re5 38. Rxe5 fxe5 39. c5
Kxh3 40. Kf3 Kh4 41. c6 1-0

September 25, 2016

Brown-Thomas   Candidates 1982
Sicilian Scheveningen/Najdorf

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

September 24, 2016

Carlos Sims(1942) - Graham Horobetz(2077)   City Championship, January 20, 2012, round 2
Nimzo-Indian: classical, 4...c5

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 c5 5. e3 Nc6 6. a3 Bxc3+ 7. bxc3 d6 8.
Nf3 e5 9. d5 Ne7 10. e4 O-O 11. Be2 Ng6 12. O-O Re8 13. Bg5 h6 14. Bc1 Nf4
15. Bxf4 exf4 16. Bd3 Bg4 17. Nd2 f3 18. Nxf3 Bxf3 19. gxf3 Nh5 20. f4 Nxf4
21. f3 Qh4 22. Kh1 Re5 23. Rad1 Rae8 24. Qf2 Qf6 25. Bb1 Rg5 26. Qe3 Rg2 27.
Rd2 Rg6 28. Rg1 Rxg1+ 29. Kxg1 Re5 30. Bd3 Rg5+ 31. Kf1 Rh5 32. Ke1 Rh4 33.
Bf1 Ng6 34. Kd1 Rf4 35. Rf2 Ne5 36. h3 Rxf3 37. Rxf3 Qxf3+ 38. Qxf3 Nxf3 39.
Ke2 Ne5 40. Kd2 Kf8 41. Ke3 Ke7 42. Kf4 Kd7 43. Ke3 Ke7 44. Kf4 Ng6+ 45. Kg3
Kf6 46. h4 Ke5 47. Bg2 Nf4 48. Bf3 Nd3 49. Bh5 g6 50. Bg4 Kxe4 51. Be6 f5
52. Bc8 b6 53. Bd7 Ne5 54. Be8 f4+ 55. Kf2 Kd3 56. h5 g5 57. Bg6+ Kxc4 0-1

September 23, 2016

Sichel-Turner  National Chess Day Memphis: Sunday Edition October 14, 2012, round 1
Vienna Game

1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 Bc5 5. d3 d6 6. Be3 O-O 7. Bxc5 dxc5 8.
Nge2 b6 9. O-O Bg4 10. h3 Bh5 11. Kh2 Nd4 12. f4 exf4 13. gxf4 c6 14. Qd2 Re8
15. Ng3 Bg6 16. Rae1 Nh5 17. Nce2 Nxe2 18. Qxe2 Nxg3 19. Kxg3 f6 20. h4 Qc7 21.
Qg4 Qf7 22. b3 Bh5 23. Qh3 Rad8 24. Kh2 Rd4 25. Re3 f5 26. e5 Re6 27. Rg3 Bg4
28. Rxg4 fxg4 29. Qxg4 Rxe5 30. c3 h5 31. fxe5 Rxg4 32. Rxf7 Kxf7 33. Bf3 Rf4
34. Kg3 Rf5 35. d4 cxd4 36. cxd4 c5 37. Be4 Rf1 38. d5 Re1 39. Kf4 g6 40. Bd3
Rh1 41. Kg5 Rg1+ 42. Kh6 Rg4 43. Bc4 Ke7 44. d6+ Kd7 45. Bf7 Rxh4 46. Bxg6 Ke6
47. Kg5 Rd4 48. d7 Kxe5 0-1

September 22, 2016

O'Bar-Sichel  National Chess Day Memphis: Sunday Edition October 14, 2012, round 2
Modern Defence

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. Bg5 c6 5. Qd2 Qa5 6. f4 h6 7. Bh4 b5 8. Nf3 Bg4
9. Be2 Nd7 10. O-O b4 11. Nd1 Qh5 12. Bf2 Ngf6 13. e5 Ne4 14. Qxb4 d5 15. Be3
g5 16. Nf2 Rb8 17. Qa3 gxf4 18. Bxf4 Qf5 19. Qe3 Rxb2 20. Nh4 Qh5 21. Bxg4 Qxh4
22. g3 Nxf2 23. Bxd7+ Kxd7 24. gxh4 Ne4 25. Qa3 Rxc2 26. Qxa7+ Ke6 27. Rac1 Rc3
28. Rxc3 Nxc3 29. Qc7 Ne2+ 30. Kf2 Nxd4 31. Rd1 c5 32. Qxc5 1-0

September 21, 2016

Pylant-Sytnytsky National Chess Day Memphis: Sunday Edition October 14, 2012, round 3
Four knights: Spanish, classical defense

1. Nc3 Nc6 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e4 e5 4. Bb5 Bc5 5. O-O d6 6. h3 a6 7. Bxc6+ bxc6
8. d3 h6 9. Re1 Bb4 10. Bd2 Be6 11. a3 Bc5 12. b4 Ba7 13. Qe2 Qd7 14. Kh2
O-O 15. Be3 Bxe3 16. Qxe3 g5 17. Nxg5 Ng4+ 18. hxg4 Bxg4 19. Nh3 Kh7 20. Rh1
f5 21. exf5 Bxf5 22. Kg1 Rf6 23. Ne4 Bxe4 24. Qxe4+ Kg8 25. Re1 Qg7 26. Re3
Rg6 27. Qxc6 Rd8 28. Qd5+ Kh8 29. Kf1 e4 30. Qxe4 Rg4 31. Nf4 Qa1+ 32. Re1
Qg7 33. g3 d5 34. Qe7 Rg8 35. Qxg7+ Kxg7 36. Re7+ Kf6 37. Nxd5+ 1-0

September 20, 2016

Turner-O'Bar National Chess Day Memphis: Sunday Edition October 14, 2012, round 3
French: Exchange Variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Nf3 Bd6 5. Be2 c6 6. O-O Nf6 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bh4
Bf5 9. c4 g5 10. Bg3 Bxg3 11. fxg3 Be6 12. cxd5 Nxd5 13. Qd2 Nd7 14. Nc3 N7f6
15. Ne5 Qd6 16. Nxd5 Nxd5 17. Bh5 O-O 18. Rf2 f5 19. Raf1 f4 20. Ng6 Rf6 21.
gxf4 Bf7 22. f5 Bxg6 23. Bxg6 Nf4 24. Rxf4 gxf4 25. Rxf4 Kf8 26. Re4 Rxg6 27.
fxg6 Qxg6 28. Qe3 Rd8 29. Qf3+ 1-0

September 19, 2016

Wade-Nilsson  National Chess Day Memphis: Sunday Edition October 14, 2012, round 3
QGD: Grau (Sahovic) defense

1. d4 d5 2. c4 Bf5 3. cxd5 Qxd5 4. Nc3 Qa5 5. Qb3 Nd7 6. Bd2 Qb6 7. Qxb6
Nxb6 8. e4 Bd7 9. Nf3 O-O-O 10. Be3 Nf6 11. Ne5 Be8 12. f3 e6 13. Kf2 Nfd7
14. Nxd7 Bxd7 15. Rc1 Bc6 16. Bb5 Be7 17. Bxc6 bxc6 18. Ne2 c5 19. dxc5 Na4
20. Rc2 Rd3 21. Nf4 Rxe3 22. Kxe3 Bxc5+ 23. Ke2 Bd4 24. Rc4 Be5 25. Nd3 Nxb2
26. Nxe5 1-0

September 18, 2016

Horobetz-Sichel  National Chess Day Memphis: Sunday Edition October 14, 2012, round 3
Modern Defence

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. h3 Nc6 5. Nf3 e5 6. Be3 Bd7 7. Be2 a6 8. a4 f5
9. dxe5 dxe5 10. Bc4 Nf6 11. Ng5 Nd4 12. Nf7 Qe7 13. Nxh8 Bxh8 14. Bxd4 exd4
15. Qxd4 O-O-O 16. Qa7 Bc6 17. O-O Nxe4 18. Rad1 Nd6 19. Rfe1 Be5 20. f4 b5 21.
Rxe5 Qxe5 22. fxe5 Nxc4 23. Qxa6+ Bb7 24. Qe6+ 1-0

September 17, 2016

Filatov-Barton Collierville Winter Open, February 18, 1995 round 2
Colle System

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

September 16, 2016

Barton-Eckert  Arkansas State Championship,  August 23, 1985 round 4
Veresov Opening

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Bg5 c5 4. Bxf6 gxf6 5. e3 Nc6 6. dxc5 e6 7. Qf3 Bxc5 8.
O-O-O f5 9. Nge2 Bd7 10. Nf4 Qa5 11. Kb1 O-O-O 12. Nd3 Be7 13. Nc1 Bf6 14. Nb3
Qb4 15. Ne2 Ne5 16. Qf4 Qxf4 17. Nxf4 Kb8 18. Nc5 Be8 19. Nfd3 Nc4 20. b3 Na3+
21. Kc1 Rc8 22. Rd2 Bb5 23. f3 b6 24. Na4 Bxa4 25. bxa4 Rc4 26. Ne5 Rb4 27. 
Nc6+ 1-0

September 15, 2016

Bomb-Child  Mike Barton Memorial 5, October 24, 2015 round 3
QGD semi-Slav: Meran variation

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. e3 d5 3. c4 c6 4. d4 e6 5. Nc3 Nbd7 6. Be2 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8.
Bb3 Bb7 9. O-O a6 10. e4 c5 11. e5 Nd5 12. Nxd5 exd5 13. dxc5 Nxc5 14. a4
Be7 15. Be3 O-O 16. axb5 axb5 17. Rxa8 Qxa8 18. Qc2 Rc8 19. Bxc5 Bxc5 20.
Ng5 h6 21. Qh7+ Kf8 22. Qh8+ Ke7 23. Qxg7 hxg5 24. Qxg5+ Kf8 25. Qf6 Qa6 26.
Qh8+ Ke7 27. Qh6 0-1

September 14, 2016

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

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

September 13, 2016

She-Narisetty Mike Barton Memorial 5, October 24, 2015 round 1
Ruy Lopez: Berlin defense, Beverwijk variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Bc5 5. d3 d6 6. Bg5 O-O 7. Nc3 Bg4 8.
h3 Bh5 9. Nd5 Nd4 10. Bxf6 gxf6 11. Bc4 Nxf3+ 12. gxf3 c6 13. Ne3 Bxe3 14.
fxe3 Qd7 15. Kh2 f5 16. Qd2 fxe4 17. fxe4 b5 18. Bb3 a5 19. a3 a4 20. Ba2
Rfe8 21. Qg2+ Bg6 22. h4 h5 23. Qxg6+ Kf8 24. Qxh5 Re6 25. Bxe6 Qxe6 26.
Qh8+ Ke7 27. Qxa8 Qh6 28. Qb7+ Ke6 29. Qxf7# 1-0

September 12, 2016

Cao-Weaver Mike Barton Memorial 5, October 24, 2015 round 1
Sicilian defense

1. e4 c5 2. Bc4 Nc6 3. Nc3 a6 4. Qh5 e6 5. Qe2 b5 6. Bxb5 Nd4 7. Qd3 axb5 8.
Nxb5 Ba6 9. a4 Bxb5 10. c4 Bxa4 11. Kf1 Bc2 12. Qc3 Rxa1 13. Ne2 Qa5 14. Qe3
Nb3 15. d3 Nxc1 16. Nxc1 Bxd3+ 17. Kg1 Be2 18. g3 Bf3 19. Qxf3 Rxc1+ 20. Kg2
Rxh1 21. Kxh1 Qe1+ 22. Kg2 Nf6 23. e5 Ne4 24. Qa3 Qxf2+ 25. Kh3 Qf1+ 26. Kh4
Be7+ 27. Kg4 h5# 0-1

September 11, 2016

Ingram-Burnett Mike Barton Memorial 5, October 24, 2015 round 1
Queen Pawn Game

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. g3 Bg4 4. Bg2 e6 5. O-O Be7 6. Nbd2 Nf6 7. c3 O-O 8. Re1
Bxf3 9. Bxf3 e5 10. dxe5 Nxe5 11. Bg2 c6 12. Nf3 Nc4 13. b3 Nd6 14. Bg5 Nde4
15. Bxf6 Bxf6 16. Rc1 Nxc3 17. Qc2 Ne4 18. Nd2 Nxd2 19. Qxd2 Bg5 20. e3 f5 21.
Red1 a5 22. a4 Qb6 23. Qd3 g6 24. Rb1 Rad8 25. Qc3 Bf6 26. Qc2 Kg7 27. h4 Be5
28. Rd3 Qb4 29. Rbd1 Rf7 30. Kf1 Rd6 31. f4 Bf6 32. Kf2 Re7 33. Bf3 d4 34. exd4
Rxd4 35. Rxd4 Bxd4+ 36. Kg2 Qc5 37. Qd3 Bf6 38. Qc4 Qxc4 39. bxc4 Bc3 40. Kf2
Bb4 41. Rd3 Kf6 42. Rd1 Bc5+ 43. Kf1 Re3 44. Kg2 Ke7 45. Rd2 Rc3 46. Be2 Bb4
47. Ra2 Kd6 48. Kf2 Rb3 49. Bd1 Rb1 50. Be2 Kc5 51. Ke3 Be1 52. Kf3 Rb3+ 53.
Kg2 Bxg3 0-1

September 10, 2016

Puckett-Burnett Mike Barton Memorial 5, October 24, 2015 round 3
Owens Defence

1. e4 b6 2. Bc4 Bb7 3. Nf3 e6 4. d3 d5 5. exd5 exd5 6. Bb3 Be7 7. O-O Nf6 8.
Nd4 O-O 9. Nf5 Re8 10. Qf3 Bf8 11. Bg5 Nbd7 12. Nc3 Ne5 13. Qg3 Ng6 14. h4 Re5
15. Qf3 Qc8 16. Ng3 Qg4 17. Qxg4 Nxg4 18. d4 Ree8 19. Nxd5 h6 20. h5 Nh8 21.
Bf4 Bxd5 22. Bxd5 Rad8 23. Bc6 Re6 24. d5 Rf6 25. Be3 Nxe3 26. fxe3 Rxf1+ 27.
Kxf1 g6 28. Ne4 Bg7 29. g4 Bxb2 30. Rb1 Be5 31. Ke2 gxh5 32. gxh5 f5 33. Rg1+
Kh7 34. Ng3 Rg8 35. Kf2 f4 36. exf4 Bd4+ 37. Kf3 Bxg1 38. d6 Rxg3+ 39. Kxg3
cxd6 40. Kg4 Kg7 41. Kf5 Nf7 42. Ke4 Kf6 43. Bd5 Nd8 44. Bc4 Ne6 45. Be2 Nc7
46. c4 d5+ 47. cxd5 Ne8 48. Kf3 Nd6 49. Bd3 b5 50. Kg4 a5 51. Be2 a4 52. Bd1
Bd4 53. Bc2 Ke7 54. Bd3 b4 55. Bc2 b3 56. axb3 a3 57. Bb1 Kd7 58. Kf3 Kc7 59.
Ke2 Kb6 60. Kd3 Bf6 61. Ke3 Kc5 62. Kd3 Kb4 63. Ba2 Kc5 64. Ke3 Kxd5 65. b4+
Kc6 66. Kd3 Kb5 67. Kc2 Kxb4 68. Bd5 Nf5 69. Kb1 Ng3 70. Bf3 Kb3 71. Kc1 Bc3
72. Bd5+ 0-1

September 09, 2016

Burnett-Beatty Mike Barton Memorial 5, October 24, 2015 round 4
Torre, London and Colle Systems

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bf4 Bg7 4. h3 b6 5. e3 Bb7 6. Be2 O-O 7. O-O c5 8. c3 d6
9. a4 a6 10. Nbd2 Nbd7 11. Bh2 Qc7 12. Bd3 e5 13. dxe5 dxe5 14. Qb3 Qc6 15. Bc4
Ne8 16. e4 Nc7 17. Ng5 b5 18. Bxf7+ Kh8 19. axb5 axb5 20. Rxa8 Bxa8 21. Be6 c4
22. Bxd7 Qxd7 23. Qc2 Ne6 24. Nxe6 Qxe6 25. Re1 Bc6 26. Ra1 Bb7 27. Bg3 Rd8 28.
Nf3 Rd3 29. Qe2 Kg8 30. Kh2 Qb6 31. h4 h6 32. h5 g5 33. Ne1 Rd7 34. Nc2 Qd8 35.
Qg4 Rd2 36. Qe6+ Kh8 37. Bxe5 Bxe5+ 38. Qxe5+ Kg8 39. Qe6+ Kh7 40. Qg6+ Kh8 41.
Qxh6+ Kg8 42. Qe6+ Kh7 43. Nd4 Bc8 44. Ra7+ 1-0

September 08, 2016

Satheesh-Barnes, Mike Barton Memorial 4, October 25, 2014, round 3
French: Advance Variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Qb6 6. Bd3 Bd7 7. Bc2 cxd4 8. cxd4
Nb4 9. Nc3 Nxc2+ 10. Qxc2 Rc8 11. O-O Ne7 12. Be3 Nf5 13. Rac1 Be7 14. Qe2 O-O
15. Rfd1 Rc7 16. Rd2 Rfc8 17. Rdc2 a6 18. b3 Bc6 19. Na4 Bxa4 20. Rxc7 Rxc7 21.
Rxc7 Qxc7 22. bxa4 Qc6 23. Qd1 Qc4 24. Qc1 Nxe3 25. Qxe3 Qxa2 26. Qc1 Qxa4 27.
Qc8+ Bf8 28. h3 b5 29. Qc1 Qc4 30. Qa1 b4 31. h4 b3 32. Qb1 Qc2 33. Qe1 b2 34.
Nd2 Bb4 35. Qb1 Qc1+ 0-1


September 07, 2016


Paxton-Herbers, Mike Barton Memorial 4, October 25, 2014, round 3
English: three knights system

1. Nf3 Nc6 2. c4 e5 3. Nc3 d6 4. d4 Bg4 5. dxe5 Bxf3 6. exf3 Nxe5 7. Be2 Nf6
8. O-O Be7 9. Be3 O-O 10. Qd2 c6 11. Rad1 Qc7 12. Qc2 Rfd8 13. Rd2 Rd7 14.
Rfd1 Rad8 15. h3 b6 16. f4 Ng6 17. Bd3 Nf8 18. Bf5 Ne6 19. Bd4 g6 20. Bxf6
Bxf6 21. Ne4 Bg7 22. Bxe6 fxe6 23. Ng5 Re7 24. Re2 Qd7 25. Ne4 d5 26. c5 Qc7
27. Ng5 Rde8 28. g3 e5 29. f5 gxf5 30. Qxf5 Bh6 31. cxb6 axb6 32. Rc1 Qd6
33. h4 Rf8 34. Qg4 Qg6 35. Rxc6 Qxc6 36. Ne6+ Rg7 37. Nxg7 Bxg7 38. Rxe5
Qc1+ 39. Kg2 Qxb2 40. Qe6+ Kh8 41. Re2 Qd4 42. h5 h6 43. Qg6 Qf6 44. Qd3 Qg5
45. Re6 Qxh5 46. Rxb6 Qf5 47. Qe2 Qxf2+ 48. Qxf2 Rxf2+ 49. Kxf2 Bd4+ 50. Ke2
Bxb6 51. a4 Kg7 52. Kf3 Kf6 0-1

September 06, 2016

Puckett-Kovalic, Mike Barton Memorial 4, October 25, 2014, round 3
Caro-Kann: advance variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. g4 Be4 5. f3 Bg6 6. h4 h5 7. Bh3 Nh6 8. c3 e6
9. Bg5 Be7 10. Qd2 hxg4 11. fxg4 Be4 12. Rh2 Nd7 13. Rf2 Ng8 14. Qf4 f6 15.
h5 Qc7 16. Nd2 Bh7 17. h6 Nxh6 18. Bxh6 gxh6 19. Qxh6 O-O-O 20. exf6 Bd6 21.
Nf1 e5 22. Qd2 exd4 23. cxd4 Rde8+ 24. Re2 Bf4 25. Qc3 Be4 26. Qa3 a6 27. f7
Ref8 28. Qe7 Bd6 29. Qe6 Rh7 30. Rf2 Rg7 31. g5 Rxg5 32. Qe8+ Qd8 33. Bxd7+
Kc7 34. Qxd8+ Kxd8 1-0

September 05, 2016

Herbers-Puckett, Mike Barton Memorial 4, October 25, 2014, round 4
Caro-Kann: Exchange Variation and Panov-Botvinnik Attack

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. c4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bg5 Qb6 7. Bxf6 Qxb2 8.
Nxd5 exf6 9. Rb1 Qxa2 10. Nf3 Bd6 11. Nc3 Qa5 12. Qb3 O-O 13. Be2 Bb4 14. Rc1
Re8 15. d5 Nb8 16. Nd4 Re4 17. Ndb5 a6 18. f3 Re3 19. Kf2 Bc5 20. Kg3 0-1

September 04, 2016

Sytnytsky-Vogt  Mike Barton Memorial 2  August 18, 2012, round 1
Sicilian defense

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 e6 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 Bb4 7. Nxc6 bxc6
8. O-O Bxc3 9. bxc3 d5 10. exd5 cxd5 11. Bb5+ Bd7 12. Bxd7+ Qxd7 13. Ba3 Qa4
14. Bb4 a5 15. Bc5 Nd7 16. Bd4 O-O 17. Qg4 e5 18. Be3 Qxg4 0-1

September 03, 2016

Durham-Wu, Mike Barton Memorial 2, August 18, 2012, 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.
Be3 O-O 9. f4 b5 10. Bf3 Bb7 11. e5 Nd5 12. Nxd5 Bxd5 13. Bxd5 exd5 14. e6
Bf6 15. exf7+ Kxf7 16. Qh5+ Kg8 17. Qxd5+ Kh8 18. Qxa8 Re8 19. Qf3 Qb6 20.
Rad1 d5 21. Rd3 Nd7 22. Rfd1 Nc5 23. Nf5 Qc6 24. Rxd5 b4 25. Rd8 Qa4 26.
Rxe8+ Qxe8 27. Bxc5 h6 28. Qd3 b3 29. axb3 a5 30. Bd4 Bxd4+ 31. Qxd4 Qf7 32.
Qxg7+ Qxg7 33. Nxg7 1-0

September 02, 2016

Ingram-Sorensen, Mike Barton Memorial 2, August 18, 2012, round 1
Scandinavian: Pytel-Wade variation

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Be2 c6 6. O-O Bf5 7. d3 Nbd7
8. a3 e6 9. Be3 Nd5 10. Nxd5 cxd5 11. Rc1 e5 12. Bd2 Qb6 13. b4 Be7 14. c4
d4 15. Qa4 O-O 16. c5 Qg6 17. Kh1 Rfc8 18. Qb3 Be6 19. Qb2 Bf5 20. Qb3 a5
21. Ra1 Be6 22. Qb2 f5 23. Rfc1 Bf6 24. Ne1 e4 25. dxe4 d3 26. exf5 Bxb2 27.
fxg6 dxe2 28. gxh7+ Kxh7 29. Nd3 Bxa1 30. Rxa1 axb4 31. Bxb4 Bc4 32. Ne1
Nxc5 33. Kg1 Nd3 34. Nxd3 Bxd3 35. Re1 Rc2 36. f3 Rac8 37. Kf2 Rc1 38. g4
Rxe1 39. Bxe1 g5 40. h3 Kg6 0-1

September 01, 2016

Weaver-Horobetz  Mike Barton Memorial 2  August 18, 2012, round 1
English: symmetrical, Botvinnik system reversed

1. c4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. e3 e5 6. Nge2 Nge7 7. O-O O-O 8.
a3 d6 9. d3 Be6 10. Rb1 d5 11. cxd5 Nxd5 12. Nxd5 Bxd5 13. Nc3 Bxg2 14. Kxg2
Qd6 15. Qe2 b6 16. Nb5 Qd5+ 17. e4 Qd7 18. Nc3 Nd4 19. Qd1 f5 20. Nd5 Rac8
21. Be3 Ne6 22. f3 Kh8 23. Qd2 Rf7 24. b4 cxb4 25. axb4 Rcf8 26. Rbc1 f4 27.
gxf4 exf4 28. Bg1 g5 29. h3 h5 30. Rc4 g4 31. Rfc1 Ng5 32. Rc7 gxf3+ 33. Kf2
Qxh3 34. Ke1 Qh1 35. Qf2 Nh3 36. Rxf7 Nxf2 37. Rxg7 Kxg7 38. Kxf2 Qg2+ 39.
Ke1 Qe2# 0-1

August 31, 2016

Satheesh-Kernell  Mike Barton Memorial 2  August 18, 2012, round 1
Queen's pawn: Yusupov-Rubinstein system

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. e3 b6 4. Bd3 Bb7 5. O-O Be7 6. Nbd2 c5 7. c3 O-O 8.
Qc2 Nc6 9. Ng5 g6 10. Nde4 Rc8 11. Ng3 cxd4 12. exd4 Nxd4 13. Qd1 Nc6 14.
Re1 Qc7 15. Nf3 Rfe8 16. Ne4 Nxe4 17. Bxe4 Rcd8 18. Ng5 f5 19. Bd3 Ne5 20.
Bc2 Ng4 21. g3 Qc6 22. Kf1 Qg2+ 23. Ke2 Ba6+ 24. Bd3 Qxf2# 0-1

August 30, 2016

Hill-Bennett  Mike Barton Memorial 2  August 18, 2012, round 1
French: Tarrasch

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 g6 4. e5 c5 5. c3 c4 6. f4 Ne7 7. Ndf3 Bg7 8. Be2
O-O 9. Nh3 f5 10. O-O Bd7 11. Qe1 Nec6 12. Nhg5 h6 13. Qh4 h5 14. Ne1 Be8
15. Rf3 Bh6 16. Rg3 Bxg5 17. Rxg5 Kf7 18. b4 Rh8 19. b5 Na5 20. Rxf5+ exf5
21. Qxd8 b6 22. Qxd5+ Kf8 23. Ba3+ Kg7 24. Qxa8 Bf7 25. Qxa7 Nbc6 26. bxc6
Nxc6 27. Qc7 Nd8 28. Bxc4 Rf8 29. Bxf8+ Kxf8 30. Qxd8+ Be8 31. Qf6+ 1-0

August 29, 2016

Nilsson-Rangan  Mike Barton Memorial 2  August 18, 2012, round 1
Sicilian: dragon variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Bg5 Bg7 7. Bb5+ Bd7
8. Qe2 O-O 9. O-O-O Nc6 10. Bxc6 Bxc6 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. e5 Nd7 13. exd6 Qa5
14. dxe7 Qxg5+ 15. Kb1 Rfe8 16. Rxd7 Rab8 17. Na4 Qf6 18. c3 c5 19. Rxa7 Qc6
20. Qf3 Qxf3 21. gxf3 Bf6 22. Re1 Bh4 23. Re2 Rb5 24. c4 Rb4 25. b3 Rbb8 26.
Nxc5 Rbc8 27. Nd3 Rb8 28. Re4 Bf6 29. Nf4 Bg7 30. Nd5 f5 31. Re2 Kf7 32. Nc7
Rxe7 33. Rxe7+ Kxe7 34. Na6+ Kf8 35. Nxb8 Bd4 36. Rxh7 Bxf2 37. b4 Kg8 38.
Rd7 Kf8 39. c5 Ke8 40. c6 Bb6 41. c7 Bxc7 42. Rxc7 Kf8 43. b5 Ke8 44. b6 Kd8
45. Na6 g5 46. b7 g4 47. b8=Q# 1-0

August 28, 2016

O'Bar-Anderson  Mike Barton Memorial 2  August 18, 2012, round 1
French: classical, Tartakower variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Bg5 e6 4. e4 Be7 5. e5 Ne4 6. Nxe4 Bxg5 7. Nxg5 Qxg5
8. Nf3 Qe7 9. c3 Nd7 10. Bd3 c5 11. O-O O-O 12. Qd2 h6 13. Rae1 Nb6 14. Bb1
Nc4 15. Qc2 g6 16. h3 b6 17. Qe2 a5 18. Bd3 Ba6 19. b3 Nxe5 20. Nxe5 Bxd3
21. Qxd3 Qg5 22. Rc1 cxd4 23. cxd4 Rac8 24. Qe3 Rxc1 25. Rxc1 Qe7 26. Qxh6
b5 27. Nf3 1-0

August 27, 2016

Sichel-Maclin  Mike Barton Memorial 2  August 18, 2012, round 1
Robatsch defense: three pawns attack

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. f4 d6 4. Nf3 Bg4 5. Be2 Nf6 6. Nc3 O-O 7. h3 Bd7 8.
O-O a6 9. Be3 b5 10. a3 Bc6 11. Bd3 Nbd7 12. f5 Bb7 13. fxg6 fxg6 14. Ng5
Qc8 15. Ne6 Rf7 16. Nxg7 Kxg7 17. Qd2 c5 18. d5 Ne5 19. Rae1 c4 20. Be2 Qg8
21. Bh6+ Kh8 22. Qd4 g5 23. Qe3 Qg6 24. Qxg5 Rg8 25. Qxg6 Rxg6 26. Bf4 Rfg7
27. g3 Bc8 28. Kh2 Nh5 29. Bxh5 Rf6 30. Bxe5 dxe5 31. Rxf6 exf6 32. Rf1 Rg5
33. Rxf6 Rxh5 34. Rf8+ Kg7 35. Rxc8 Kg6 36. Rc6+ Kf7 37. Rxa6 Ke7 38. g4 1-0

August 26, 2016

Bansal-Zamora  Mike Barton Memorial 2  August 18, 2012, round 1
English: symmetrical, Benoni formation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nf3 e6 4. Nc3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bb4 6. Bd2 Nc6 7. Nxc6 bxc6
8. a3 Be7 9. e4 e5 10. Be2 d6 11. Qc2 Nd7 12. b4 Nf8 13. Rd1 Ne6 14. Be3 O-O
15. O-O Bf6 16. Rfe1 Nd4 17. Bxd4 exd4 18. Na2 c5 19. bxc5 dxc5 20. Bd3 g6
21. Nc1 Bd7 22. Ne2 Qa5 23. Qa2 Rab8 24. Nf4 Rb7 25. Nd5 Bg7 26. Rc1 Rfb8
27. Re2 Rb3 28. Rd1 Rxa3 29. Qc2 Ba4 30. Qd2 Bxd1 31. Qxa5 Rxa5 32. Re1 Ra1
33. Ne7+ Kf8 34. Nd5 Rbb1 35. Bxb1 Rxb1 36. Nc7 Bc2 37. Rxb1 Bxb1 38. Nb5 d3
39. Kf1 Bh6 40. Ke1 Bc2 41. g3 a5 0-1

August 25, 2016

Sorensen-Vogt   Mike Barton Memorial 2  August 18, 2012, round 3
Queen's Indian: old main line, 7.Nc3

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. Nc3 O-O 7. O-O d5 8.
Ne5 c6 9. e3 Nbd7 10. cxd5 Nxe5 11. dxe5 Nxd5 12. Nxd5 cxd5 13. Bd2 b5 14.
Qb3 Qb6 15. Rfc1 a5 16. Bc3 a4 17. Qd1 b4 18. Bd4 Qa5 19. b3 Rfc8 20. Bf1
Bc6 21. Rc2 Bd7 22. Rac1 Rxc2 23. Qxc2 Bd8 24. Bd3 g6 25. f4 Rc8 26. Qb2
Rxc1+ 27. Qxc1 axb3 28. axb3 Bb6 29. Qb2 Kf8 30. Kf2 Ke7 0-1

August 24, 2016

Sytnytsky-Zamora   Mike Barton Memorial 2  August 18, 2012, round 3
Ruy Lopez: exchange variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. h3 Bd6 6. O-O Ne7 7. d4 exd4
8. Nxd4 O-O 9. f4 f5 10. e5 Bc5 11. c3 Nd5 12. Kh1 Qe7 13. Nd2 Ne3 14. Qb3+
Kh8 15. Rf3 Nd5 16. Nf1 Bxd4 17. cxd4 b5 18. Bd2 Be6 19. Qc2 Nb6 20. Ne3 Qd7
21. Bb4 Rfd8 22. Bc5 Na4 23. Rd1 Qf7 24. b3 Nxc5 25. Qxc5 Bd5 26. Rg3 Be4
27. Kh2 Rd7 28. Rg5 a5 29. g4 h6 30. gxf5 hxg5 31. e6 Qh5 32. Ng4 Rd5 33.
Qe7 Re8 34. Qxg5 Qxg5 35. fxg5 Rxf5 36. d5 Bxd5 37. Ne3 Rxg5 38. Nxd5 Rxd5 0-1

August 23, 2016

Sichel-Hill   Mike Barton Memorial 2  August 18, 2012, round 3
French: King's Indian attack

1. e4 e6 2. d3 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Bd2 Ne7 5. Nf3 d4 6. Ne2 Bxd2+ 7. Qxd2 c5 8.
Qg5 Qa5+ 9. Nd2 Ng6 10. Nxd4 h6 11. Nb3 hxg5 12. Nxa5 b6 13. Nac4 Ke7 14. g3
Bb7 15. Bg2 Nd7 16. f3 Rad8 17. O-O-O Nde5 18. h3 Nc6 19. Rde1 Nd4 20. Rhf1
e5 21. Ne3 Ke6 22. Nb3 Rd7 23. h4 Kf6 24. Ng4+ Ke7 25. Nxd4 cxd4 26. hxg5 a5
27. Rf2 b5 28. Rh1 Rxh1+ 29. Bxh1 b4 30. b3 Bc6 31. f4 exf4 32. gxf4 a4 33.
f5 Nf8 34. Ne5 Rc7 0-1

August 22, 2016

Ingram-Anderson   Mike Barton Memorial 2  August 18, 2012, round 3
Caro-Kann defense

1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. d4 Bg4 5. Bb5+ Nc6 6. O-O Nf6 7. Nc3 e6
8. Bf4 Bd6 9. Bg3 Bxg3 10. fxg3 O-O 11. Bxc6 bxc6 12. h3 Bxf3 13. Qxf3 Qb6
14. Rab1 Qxd4+ 15. Kh1 Rab8 16. g4 e5 17. g5 e4 18. Qg3 Nh5 19. Qh4 g6 20.
g4 e3 21. Rbd1 Qc4 22. Rf6 Rxb2 23. Rdf1 Nxf6 24. gxf6 Qxf1+ 0-1

August 21, 2016

Little-Sorensen  Mike Barton Memorial 2  August 18, 2012, round 4
Nimzo-Indian defense

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Bd2 O-O 5. Qc2 d5 6. e3 b6 7. Bd3 Bb7 8.
Nge2 dxc4 9. Be4 Nxe4 10. Nxe4 Bxd2+ 11. Nxd2 Bxg2 12. Rg1 Bb7 13. Nxc4 Nd7
14. h3 c5 15. Qd2 cxd4 16. Qxd4 f6 17. Rd1 Ne5 18. Nxe5 Qxd4 19. Nxd4 fxe5
20. Nxe6 Rf7 21. Nd8 Re7 22. Nxb7 Rxb7 23. Rd5 Rc8 24. Kd2 Rf7 25. Rxe5
Rxf2+ 26. Kd3 Rc7 27. Rb5 Rh2 28. Rg3 Rcc2 29. Rf3 Rhf2 30. Rbf5 Rxf3 31.
Rxf3 0-1