Game of the Day Part 22
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January 22, 2018

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

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

January 21, 2018

Ron Harvey(1898) - Gary Pylant(1800)  Candidates 2008, January 06, 2008
C78: Ruy Lopez: Anderssen variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. d3 b5 6. Bb3 Bc5 7. O-O d6 8.
Bg5 Bg4 9. c3 h6 10. Bh4 O-O 11. Bd5 Qd7 12. Bxf6 gxf6 13. Nbd2 Rab8 14.
Bxc6 Qxc6 15. Nxe5 fxe5 16. Qxg4+ Kh8 17. Qh5 Kg7 18. Nf3 f5 19. Nh4 Rf6 20.
Nxf5+ Kh7 21. Rad1 Ba7 22. Rfe1 Qd7 23. d4 exd4 24. cxd4 Rg8 25. Re3 Rg5 26.
Qh4 Rgg6 27. Rg3 Qf7 28. Rxg6 Qxg6 29. Rd3 Qg5 30. Qxg5 hxg5 31. Rh3+ Kg8
32. Rg3 d5 33. Rxg5+ Kh8 34. Rh5+ Kg8 35. Ne7+ Kg7 36. Nxd5 Rc6 37. g3 Bxd4
38. Ne7 Rc1+ 39. Kg2 Bxb2 40. Nf5+ Kg8 41. Rh6 a5 42. Ne7+ Kf7 43. Rh7+ Ke6
44. f4 Rc2+ 45. Kf3 c5 46. Nd5 Bd4 47. Nc7+ Kf6 48. Nxb5 Bg1 49. a4 Ra2 50.
Nc3 Ra3 51. Kg2 Bd4 52. Nd5+ Kg6 53. Rc7 Rxa4 54. e5 Ra2+ 55. Kh3 a4 56.
Ne7+ Kf7 57. Nf5+ Kg6 58. Nxd4 cxd4 59. Kg4 Rxh2 60. f5+ Kh6 61. e6 Re2 62.
Rd7 a3 63. Rxd4 a2 64. Rd1 Re4+ 65. Kf3 Re5 66. g4 Kg5 67. Ra1 Ra5 68. e7 1-0

January 20, 2018

David Kernell(1496) - Randall Senn(1918)  Candidates  January 03, 2004 
D10: 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

January 19, 2018

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

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

January 18, 2018

Ed Hamelrath(1690) - Ron Harvey(1898)  Candidates 2008, January 05, 2008
E87: King's Indian: Sämisch, orthodox, 7.d5

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 O-O 6. Be3 e5 7. d5 a5 8. Bd3
Na6 9. Nge2 Nd7 10. O-O Ndc5 11. Nc1 f5 12. exf5 gxf5 13. Be2 f4 14. Bf2 Bf5
15. Bd3 Qg5 16. Bxf5 Qxf5 17. Re1 Rf7 18. Ne4 Nxe4 19. Rxe4 b6 20. Nd3 h5
21. a3 Nc5 22. Bxc5 bxc5 23. b4 axb4 24. axb4 Rxa1 25. Qxa1 cxb4 26. Nxb4 h4
27. h3 Bf8 28. Qe1 Qg5 29. Nc6 Rg7 30. Qe2 Qg3 31. Kh1 Kh7 32. Nd8 Kg8 33.
Ne6 Re7 34. Qe1 c5 35. Qxg3+ hxg3 36. Kg1 Ra7 37. Kf1 Be7 38. Re2 Ra8 39.
Rb2 Ra4 40. Rc2 Kf7 41. Ke2 Ke8 42. Kd3 Ra3+ 43. Ke4 Kf7 44. Kf5 Ra8 1/2-1/2

January 17, 2018

Jeff Baudendistel(1621) - Jonathan Beatty(1887)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 2 
B70: Sicilian: dragon, classical attack

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be2 Bg7 7. Be3 a6 8.
a3 O-O 9. Qd2 Re8 10. O-O Nbd7 11. f3 b5 12. Rac1 Bb7 13. Na2 d5 14. exd5
Nxd5 15. c4 Nxe3 16. Qxe3 bxc4 17. Bxc4 Nb6 18. Bxf7+ Kxf7 19. Ne6 Qd6 20.
Ng5+ Kg8 21. Rfd1 Nd5 22. Qb3 Qb6+ 0-1

January 16, 2018

Jeff Kovalic(1912) - Kyle Salzgeber(1688)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 2 
A39: English: symmetrical, main line with d4

1. c4 c5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. O-O Nf6 6. Nc3 O-O 7. d4 cxd4 8.
Nxd4 Qb6 9. Ndb5 a6 10. Be3 Qa5 11. Nd4 Ng4 12. Nxc6 dxc6 13. Bd2 Qh5 14. h3
Ne5 15. g4 Qh4 16. b3 Be6 17. Qc1 f6 18. Bf4 g5 19. Bg3 Qh6 20. Bxe5 fxe5
21. Qe3 Qf6 22. Ne4 Qf4 23. Nxg5 Bf7 24. Be4 h6 25. Nf3 Be6 26. Qd3 Rad8 27.
Bh7+ Kh8 28. Qe4 Qxe4 29. Bxe4 Rf4 30. Bc2 e4 31. Nh4 Kg8 32. Rad1 Rxd1 33.
Rxd1 h5 34. Ng6 Rf7 35. Rd8+ Bf8 36. Rxf8+ Rxf8 37. Nxf8 Kxf8 38. gxh5 Bxh3
39. Bxe4 Kg7 40. Bg6 Kh6 41. f3 b5 42. cxb5 cxb5 43. b4 Be6 44. a3 Bc4 45.
Kf2 1-0

January 15, 2018

Ronnie Cole(839) - Carlos Sims(1777)   Memphis Candidates 2006   January 06, 2006 
B21: Sicilian: Smith-Morra gambit

1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3. Qxd4 Nc6 4. Qd1 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Nf3 d6 7. e5 Nxe5 8.
Nxe5 dxe5 9. Qxd8+ Kxd8 10. Be3 Bd7 11. Be2 e6 12. O-O Nd5 13. Nxd5 exd5 14.
Rad1 d4 15. Bg5+ Be7 16. Bxe7+ Kxe7 17. Rd2 Be6 18. a3 Rhd8 19. Bf3 Bd5 20.
Re1 Bxf3 21. gxf3 f6 22. f4 Ke6 23. Rde2 Rd5 24. c4 dxc3 25. bxc3 Rc8 26.
Rb1 b6 27. Re3 Rc4 28. Rf3 exf4 29. Re1+ Kf5 30. Re7 h5 31. Rxa7 g5 32. Rh3
h4 33. Rg7 Re4 34. Kg2 Re1 35. c4 Rdd1 36. Kf3 Rg1 37. a4 g4+ 38. Rxg4 Rxg4
39. c5 Rd3+ 40. Ke2 Rxh3 41. cxb6 f3+ 42. Ke3 Rxa4 43. b7 Rb4 44. Kd3 Rxb7
45. Ke3 Rb3+ 46. Kd4 Rxh2 47. Kd5 Rxf2 48. Kd6 Re2 0-1

January 14, 2018

Gary Pylant(1872) - Joseph Berryhill(1323)   Memphis Candidates 2006   January 06, 2006 
C50: Hungarian Defence and Giuoco Pianissimo

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bc4 Nc6 4. c3 Bd7 5. d4 exd4 6. cxd4 h6 7. Nc3 Qe7 8.
O-O O-O-O 9. Re1 f6 10. Nd5 Qe8 11. Bd2 Bg4 12. Bc3 g5 13. Re3 h5 14. Qb3
Bxf3 15. gxf3 Bh6 16. Rae1 g4 17. f4 h4 18. e5 g3 19. fxg3 hxg3 20. hxg3 Qh5
21. Qd1 Qh3 22. Qf3 Bg7 23. Qg2 fxe5 24. dxe5 dxe5 25. Qxh3+ Rxh3 26. Bxe5
Bxe5 27. fxe5 Nd4 28. Kg2 Rh6 29. Rf1 c6 30. Nf6 Nxf6 31. exf6 Nc2 32. Be6+
Kc7 33. Re2 Nd4 34. Re4 Nxe6 35. Rxe6 Rf8 36. Re7+ Kb6 37. f7 Rh7 38. g4 a5
39. Kg3 Ka6 40. g5 b5 41. Kg4 b4 42. g6 Rg7 43. Kg5 b3 44. a3 c5 45. Re8
Rfxf7 46. Rxf7 Rxg6+ 47. Kxg6 Kb5 48. Rf5 Kc4 49. Rc8 a4 50. Rfxc5+ Kd3 51.
Rc4 1-0

January 13, 2018

Tony Maneclang(1623) - David Kernell(1819)   Memphis Candidates 2006   January 20, 2006 
A51: Budapest defense declined

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e5 3. d5 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Bxd2+ 5. Nxd2 d6 6. e4 Nbd7 7. f3 Nh5
8. g3 O-O 9. Ne2 Nc5 10. Nc3 Qg5 11. Qe2 a5 12. O-O-O f5 13. Kb1 fxe4 14.
Ncxe4 Qg6 15. Bg2 Nf6 16. Ka1 Nfxe4 17. Nxe4 Nxe4 18. Qxe4 Qxe4 19. fxe4 Rf2
20. Rhg1 h5 21. Rdf1 Rxg2 22. Rxg2 Bh3 23. Rgf2 Bxf1 24. Rxf1 h4 25. Kb1 Rf8
26. Rxf8+ Kxf8 27. Kc2 Kf7 28. Kd2 Kg6 29. Ke3 hxg3 30. hxg3 Kg5 31. Kf3 a4
32. b4 a3 33. b5 b6 34. Kg2 Kg4 35. Kf2 g6 36. Kg2 g5 37. Kf2 Kh3 0-1

January 12, 2018

Charles Herbers(1976) - Malcolm Robinson(1608)   Memphis Candidates 2006   January 13, 2006 
B30: Sicilian: closed

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

January 11, 2018

Jonathan Van Doren(1382) - Tony Maneclang(1623)  Memphis Candidates 2006   February 03, 2006 
B92: Sicilian: Najdorf, Opocensky variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8.
Be3 Be7 9. O-O O-O 10. Qd2 Nbd7 11. f3 Nb6 12. Rfd1 Nc4 13. Bxc4 Bxc4 14.
Nd5 Nxd5 15. exd5 Bxb3 16. cxb3 Rc8 17. Rac1 Qd7 18. Rc3 f5 19. Rdc1 Rxc3
20. Qxc3 Bd8 21. Qc8 Qe7 22. Qe6+ Qxe6 23. dxe6 f4 24. Rc8 fxe3 25. Kf1 g6
26. Rb8 b6 27. Rb7 d5 28. e7 Bxe7 29. Rxe7 e4 30. Ke2 exf3+ 31. gxf3 d4 32.
Re6 Rd8 33. Kd3 Kf7 34. Rxb6 Re8 35. Ke2 d3+ 0-1

January 10, 2018

Sanjay Ghatti(1762) - Graham Horobetz(2077)  Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 2 
A08: King's Indian attack

1. Nf3 c5 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. O-O e5 5. d3 Nf6 6. Bg5 Be7 7. Nfd2 O-O 8.
Bxf6 Bxf6 9. Nc3 d4 10. Nd5 Be6 11. Nxf6+ Qxf6 12. e4 Qe7 13. f4 f6 14. f5
Bf7 15. Bf3 b5 16. Bh5 g6 17. Bg4 c4 18. h4 cxd3 19. cxd3 Nb4 20. Nb3 Rac8
21. fxg6 Be6 22. gxh7+ Kh8 23. Bxe6 Qxe6 24. Rf2 Qh3 25. Qf3 Rc7 26. Rh2 Qe6
27. Qd1 Rg7 28. Rg2 Qh3 29. Kf2 f5 30. Qf3 Nxd3+ 0-1

January 09, 2018

Kyle Salzgeber(1688) - Jim Culhane(1168)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 1 
A48: Torre Attack

1. d4 d6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bg5 Bg7 4. c3 Nf6 5. Nbd2 Be6 6. e4 Nbd7 7. h3 c6 8.
Bd3 Qb6 9. Qc2 h6 10. Be3 Qa5 11. Nc4 Bxc4 12. Bxc4 g5 13. Nd2 d5 14. exd5
Nxd5 15. O-O Nxe3 16. fxe3 Nf6 17. Qb3 O-O 18. e4 b5 19. Be2 Rad8 20. e5 Nd5
21. Ne4 Nf4 1-0

January 08, 2018

Gary Pylant(1802) - Carlos Sims(1682)  Candidates  January 03, 2004 
A16: English opening

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 g6 3. g3 c6 4. Bg2 d6 5. d3 Bg7 6. Nf3 O-O 7. O-O Qc7 8.
Bg5 e5 9. Qd2 Re8 10. e4 Bg4 11. h3 Bxf3 12. Bxf3 Na6 13. Rab1 Nc5 14. b4
Ne6 15. Be3 Nd7 16. Bg2 Rf8 17. f4 exf4 18. gxf4 f5 19. d4 fxe4 20. Nxe4 Nb6
21. Rbc1 d5 22. cxd5 Nxd5 23. Nc5 Nxe3 24. Nxe6 Nxf1 25. Rxf1 Qd6 26. Nxf8
Rxf8 27. d5 Bh6 28. Rd1 Bxf4 29. Qd3 Re8 30. dxc6 Re1+ 31. Rxe1 Qxd3 32.
cxb7 Bg3 33. b8=Q+ Bxb8 34. Re8+ Kf7 35. Rxb8 Qe3+  0-1

January 07, 2018

David Sichel(2006) - Graham Horobetz(2077)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 08, 2012, round 4 
B25: Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Nge2 Nc6 5. Bg2 d6 6. d3 Nf6 7. Bd2 O-O 8.
Qc1 Ne8 9. Bh6 Nd4 10. Bxg7 Nxg7 11. Nxd4 cxd4 12. Ne2 e5 13. O-O Be6 14. c4
dxc3 15. bxc3 d5 16. Rb1 dxe4 17. Bxe4 Bd5 18. Qe3 f5 19. Bxd5+ Qxd5 20. c4
Qd7 21. Rb5 Rae8 22. Rd5 Qf7 23. Rxe5 Rxe5 24. Qxe5 Re8 25. Qb2 Qd7 26. Nf4
Rf8 27. Nd5 Nh5 28. f4 g5 29. Qe2 Nf6 30. Ne7+ Kg7 31. fxg5 Qd4+ 32. Kg2 1-0

January 06, 2018

Edgar Davison(1921) - Sam O'Bar(1792)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 3 
A47: 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

January 05, 2018

David Sichel(2006) - Roy Nilsson(1791)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 2 
B01: Scandinavian: Pytel-Wade variation

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. d4 c6 6. Bd3 Bg4 7. O-O Nbd7
8. Re1 e6 9. Be3 Be7 10. Be2 O-O 11. Qd2 Bxf3 12. Bxf3 Nb6 13. b3 Rfd8 14.
a3 Rac8 15. Ne4 Nxe4 16. Bxe4 Bf6 17. Qa5 Qb8 18. Rad1 Nd5 19. c4 b6 20. Qd2
Ne7 21. Qe2 e5 22. d5 c5 23. h4 Qd6 24. h5 Kh8 25. g4 h6 26. Qd2 Qd7 27. f3
Bh4 28. Re2 f5 29. gxf5 Nxf5 30. Rg2 Rf8 31. Bf2 Bg5 32. Rxg5 hxg5 33. Qxg5
Rf6 34. Kg2 Rcf8 35. Rh1 Nd6 36. h6 gxh6 37. Rxh6+ Rxh6 38. Qxh6+ Kg8 39.
Bg3 Nxe4 40. fxe4 Qf7 41. Qg5+ Kh7 42. Qh4+ Kg8 43. Bxe5 Qf1+ 44. Kg3 Qg1+
45. Kh3 Qh1+ 46. Bh2 Qf1+ 47. Kg4 Qg2+ 48. Kh5 Qf3+ 49. Qg4+ Kh7 50. Qxf3
Rxf3 51. Kg4 Rxb3 52. e5 Kg6 53. e6 Kf6 54. Bf4 Ke7 55. Kf5 Rd3 56. Ke5 Rd1
57. d6+ Ke8 58. d7+ Kf8 59. Bg5 Re1+ 60. Kd6 1-0

January 04, 2018

Beatty-Puckett  Memphis Candidates 2013 January 12, 2013, round 2
D13: Slav Defence: Exchange variation without ...Bf5

1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 c6 3. d4 Bf5 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. cxd5 cxd5 6. Qb3 Qd7 7. Ne5 Qc8
8. Nxd5 Nxd5 9. Qxd5 e6 10. Qb5+ Nd7 11. Bd2 a6 12. Qxd7+ Qxd7 13. Nxd7 Kxd7
14. f3 Bd6 15. e4 Bg6 16. Bd3 Rhe8 17. Kf2 Rac8 18. Rhd1 e5 19. Be3 Ke7 20.
Rac1 f6 21. dxe5 Bxe5 22. f4 Bd6 23. Kf3 Red8 24. Bb6 Rf8 25. Bc4 f5 26. e5
Bxe5 27. Re1 Bh5+ 28. Kf2 Kf6 29. Rxe5 Bf7 30. Bc5 Rfe8 31. Rxe8 Bxe8 32.
Bd4+ Ke7 33. Re1+ Kf8 34. Be6 Rc2+ 35. Re2 Rxe2+ 36. Kxe2 g6 37. Bd5 b5 38.
Bc3 Bf7 39. Bxf7 1-0

January 03, 2018

Roland Piekorz - Michael Sansom  Memphis Candidates 01/04/2002
C01: French: Exchange Variation

1. e4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. d4 Bg4 5. Be2 Bd6 6. O-O Nf6 7. Bg5 O-O
8. Nbd2 Nbd7 9. Re1 c6 10. Ne5 Bxe2 11. Qxe2 Qc7 12. f4 c5 13. c3 cxd4 14.
cxd4 Rac8 15. Nb3 Qb6 16. Nxd7 Nxd7 17. Qg4 Bb4 18. Qxd7 Bxe1 19. Rxe1 Qc6
20. Qg4 Rfe8 21. Rf1 Re4 22. Rc1 Qxc1+ 23. Nxc1 Rxc1+ 24. Kf2 Rc2+ 25. Kg3
Ree2 26. Kh3 Re3+ 27. Kh4 Ree2 28. Kh3 Re3+ 29. g3 Ree2 30. Qd7 Rxh2+ 31.
Kg4 h5+ 32. Kf5 g6+ 33. Ke5 Rhe2+ 34. Kxd5 Rxb2 35. Qd8+ Kh7 36. Qf8 Rb5+
37. Kc4 Rb6 38. Qxf7+ Kh8 39. Bh6 1-0
January 02, 2018

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

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

January 01, 2018

Sims-Horobetz  Memphis Candidates 2008 January 05, 2008  round 3
D00: 1 d4 d5: Unusual lines, Stonewall

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

December 31, 2017

Davison-Smith  Memphis Candidates 2008 January 05, 2008  round 3
D02: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, London System

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Bf4 e6 4. e3 Bd6 5. Ne5 Nbd7 6. Nd2 O-O 7. Bd3 c5 8. c3
Qc7 9. Nxd7 Bxd7 10. Bxd6 Qxd6 11. O-O cxd4 12. exd4 a6 13. Re1 Rfe8 14. Nf3
Qf4 15. Ne5 Rad8 16. Re3 g6 17. Rf3 Qg5 18. g3 Kg7 19. h4 Qh6 20. Rxf6 Kxf6 21.
Ng4+ 1-0

December 30, 2017

O'Bar-Palatnik  Memphis Candidates 2006 January 16, 2006  round 2
B84: Sicilian Scheveningen: 6 Be2 a6, lines without early Be3

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

December 29, 2017

Turner-Bogle  Memphis Candidates 2005 January 22, 2005  round 2
B40: Sicilian: 2...e6, Unusual lines

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

December 28, 2017

Pylant-Kovalic  Memphis Candidates 2008 January 05, 2008  round 3
B78: Sicilian Dragon: Yugoslav Attack, 9 Bc4 Bd7 10 0-0-0 Rc8

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. h4 Rc8 11. Bb3 Ne5 12. O-O-O Nc4 13. Bxc4 Rxc4 14. h5
Nxh5 15. g4 Nf6 16. Nde2 Qa5 17. Bh6 Rfc8 18. Bxg7 Kxg7 19. Qh6+ Kh8 20. Rd5
Qd8 21. e5 dxe5 22. Rd2 Qf8 23. Qh2 Bc6 24. Qh3 Qg8 25. Rhd1 b5 26. g5 b4
27. gxf6 bxc3 28. Nxc3 exf6 29. Rd6 f5 30. Qg3 Qe8 31. Qg5 Rd4 32. Qf6+ Kg8
33. R6xd4 exd4 34. Qxd4 Bxf3 35. Rf1 Bg2 36. Rg1 Qc6 37. Qd2 Be4 38. Re1 h5
39. Qg5 Kg7 40. Rg1 Qf6 41. Qxh5 Rxc3 42. bxc3 Qxc3 43. Qd1 0-1

December 27, 2017

Pylant-Wade  Memphis Candidates 2006 January 20, 1980  round 3
B23: Closed Sicilian: Lines without g3

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 g6 3. f4 Bg7 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. Bc4 e6 6. O-O Nge7 7. d3 O-O 8. a3
d5 9. exd5 exd5 10. Ba2 Bg4 11. h3 Bxf3 12. Qxf3 Nd4 13. Qf2 Re8 14. g4 Qd7 15.
Kh1 b6 16. Qg2 Rad8 17. f5 gxf5 18. Bg5 fxg4 19. Bxe7 Rxe7 20. hxg4 Re6 21.
Bxd5 Rh6+ 22. Kg1 Ne6 23. Rf5 Bd4+ 24. Kf1 Qc7 25. Nb5 Qh2 1/2-1/2

December 26, 2017

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

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

December 25, 2017

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

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

December 24, 2017

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

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

December 23, 2017

Aaron Smith(1812) - Alex Sytnytsky(1423)  Candidates 2010 January 02, 2010  round 2
A46: Torre, London and Colle Systems

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bf4 Bf5 4. e3 g6 5. Bd3 Bg7 6. Qe2 Bxd3 7. Qxd3 c6 8.
Nbd2 b5 9. c4 a6 10. h3 Nh5 11. Bh2 Qd7 12. O-O O-O 13. Rac1 f5 14. c5 d5
15. b4 f4 16. Rfe1 e6 17. g4 fxg3 18. fxg3 e5 19. dxe5 Qxh3 20. Qf1 Qg4 21.
Qg2 Qxb4 22. g4 Nd7 23. gxh5 Nxc5 24. hxg6 h6 25. Nd4 Nd3 26. Nxc6 Qh4 27.
Qxd5+ Kh8 28. Red1 Nxc1 29. Rxc1 Rf2 30. Nf3 Rxf3 31. Qxf3 Rf8 32. Qg3 Qe4
33. Nd4 Kg8 34. Ne6 Re8 35. Nxg7 Kxg7 36. Rc7+ Kg8 37. Qf4 Qxg6+ 38. Qg3
Qxg3+ 39. Bxg3 Re6 40. Ra7 Rg6 41. Kh2 h5 42. Kh3 Rh6 43. Kh4 Rg6 44. Bf4
Kf8 45. Kxh5 Rc6 46. Kg5 b4 47. Kf5 Ke8 48. e6 Rc5+ 49. Kf6 Rc8 1-0

December 22, 2017

Sam O'Bar(1793) - Graham Horobetz(2023)    Candidates 2010 January 02, 2010  round 2
B34: 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. Qd2 d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Nxd5 Qxd5 11. Bf3 Qd7 12. Nxc6 bxc6 13. Qxd7 Bxd7
14. O-O-O Be6 15. a4 Rab8 16. b3 c5 17. Bd5 Bxd5 18. Rxd5 c4 19. bxc4 Rb4
20. Ra5 Rxc4 21. Kd1 Rd8+ 22. Ke2 Rxc2+ 23. Kf3 Rc7 24. Rc1 Rxc1 25. Bxc1
Bd4 26. Be3 Bxe3 27. Kxe3 Rd7 28. f4 Kf8 29. Ke4 e6 30. Kf3 Ke7 31. Ke3 Kd8
32. g4 Kc8 33. Ke4 Kb7 34. Ke5 a6 35. Kf6 Rd5 36. Rxd5 exd5 37. Kxf7 d4 38.
Kg7 d3 39. f5 gxf5 40. gxf5 d2 41. f6 d1=Q 42. f7 Qg1+ 43. Kh8 Qxh2 44. f8=Q
Qb8 0-1

December 21, 2017

Tony Maneclang(1732) - Gary Pylant(1828)    Candidates 2010 January 02, 2010  round 2
A38: English: symmetrical, main line with d3

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. d3 d6 8. a3
a5 9. Bg5 h6 10. Bd2 Bd7 11. Rb1 Rb8 12. Qc2 Qc8 13. Nb5 Bh3 14. Bc3 Bxg2
15. Kxg2 b6 16. e4 Qb7 17. Qd2 Kh7 18. Kg1 Qd7 19. Kg2 e5 20. h3 Nd4 21.
Bxd4 cxd4 22. a4 Nh5 23. Ng1 Rbd8 24. b4 axb4 25. Qxb4 f5 26. f3 Rf6 27. Ne2
Bf8 28. Qd2 Ra8 29. Qc2 Ng7 30. Ra1 Ne6 31. h4 Nc5 32. Rfb1 fxe4 33. fxe4
Be7 34. Ng1 Raf8 35. Rf1 Rxf1 36. Rxf1 Rxf1 37. Kxf1 Qg4 38. Kf2 g5 39. hxg5
Bxg5 40. Nxd6 Be3+ 41. Kg2 Bxg1 42. Kxg1 Qxg3+ 43. Qg2 Qxg2+ 44. Kxg2 Nxd3
45. Kf3 Nb2 46. a5 bxa5 47. c5 Na4 48. c6 Nb6 49. c7 a4 50. Nc4 Kg7 51. Nxb6 1-0

December 20, 2017

Sims-Knowles   Candidates 2009 January 03, 2009  round 1
B19: 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. Ne5
Bh7 9. Bc4 Nd7 10. Qe2 Ngf6 11. Nxf7 Qe7 12. Nxh8 O-O-O 13. h5 Nb6 14. Bb3 Rxd4
15. Bxe6+ Nbd7 16. Ng6 Bxg6 17. hxg6 Kd8 18. Nf5 Qxe6 19. Qxe6 Re4+ 20. Qxe4
Nxe4 21. Rh4 Ndf6 22. Bxh6 gxh6 23. g7 1-0

December 19, 2017

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

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

December 18, 2017

Sytnytsky-Bansal, Memphis Candidates 2014 January 05, 2014 round 5 
A06: Réti opening

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. e3 Bg4 4. d3 Nbd7 5. Be2 e5 6. Nd2 Bxe2 7. Qxe2 Bb4 8.
a3 Bxc3 9. bxc3 O-O 10. O-O Re8 11. f4 exf4 12. Rxf4 Qe7 13. Nb3 Qd6 14. Qf3
Ne5 15. Qh3 Ng6 16. Rb4 b6 17. Nd2 c5 18. Rbb1 Qe5 19. Nf3 Qh5 20. Qxh5 Nxh5
21. Bd2 Re7 22. a4 Nf6 23. h3 c4 24. a5 Rb8 25. Rb5 Reb7 26. Rab1 Ne7 27. Be1
Ne8 28. Bg3 Rc8 29. axb6 axb6 30. Rxb6 Rxb6 31. Rxb6 cxd3 32. cxd3 Rxc3 33. Rb8
Rc8 34. Nd4 Rxb8 35. Bxb8 Nf6 36. g4 Nd7 37. Bd6 Nc8 38. Nf5 Nxd6 39. Nxd6 Kf8
40. d4 Nb6 41. Kf2 g6 42. g5 Ke7 43. Nb7 Nc4 44. h4 Ke6 45. Nd8+ Ke7 46. Nc6+
Kd7 47. Nb4 Ke6 48. Kf3 Kd6 49. Kf4 Nd2 50. Nd3 Ne4 51. Ne5 Ke6 52. Ng4 Nd6 53.
Nf6 Nf5 54. Nxh7 Nxh4 55. Nf8+ Kd6 56. Nh7 Nf5 57. Nf6 Ke6 58. Ng4 Nd6 59. Ne5
Ne4 60. Nd3 f6 1/2-1/2


December 17, 2017

Pylant-Linxwiler Memphis Candidates January 10, 1981 round 3
B99: Sicilian Najdorf: 6 Bg5 e6 7 f4 Be7 8 Qf3 Qc7 9 0-0-0 Nbd7

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

December 16, 2017

Davison-Hamelrath Memphis Candidates January 06, 2008 round 5
A48: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 g6: Torre, London and Colle Systems

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bf4 Bg7 4. e3 d6 5. h3 O-O 6. Be2 Nbd7 7. O-O Ne4 8.
Nbd2 Ndf6 9. c4 c5 10. Qc2 Nxd2 11. Nxd2 cxd4 12. exd4 Bf5 13. Qb3 b6 14.
Bf3 Rc8 15. Rfd1 Bd7 16. Rac1 Bc6 17. d5 Ba8 18. Qe3 Re8 19. Bh6 Bh8 20. h4
Nd7 21. b3 e5 22. Ne4 Nc5 23. Ng5 f6 24. b4 fxg5 25. bxc5 Rxc5 26. Bg4 Bg7
27. Bxg7 Kxg7 28. hxg5 Bb7 29. g3 Bc8 30. Be2 Qd7 31. g4 Qf7 32. Rc3 Rf8 33.
Qg3 Qf4 34. Qh4 e4 35. Rh3 Rh8 36. Re3 Rc7 37. Rd4 h6 38. Rdxe4 Qxg5 39.
Qxg5 hxg5 40. Re7+ Rxe7 41. Rxe7+ Kf6 42. Rxa7 Re8 43. Kf1 Re4 44. f3 Rf4
45. Ke1 Rd4 46. Kf2 Rd2 47. Ke3 Rb2 48. Ra3 Bd7 49. Rb3 Rxa2 50. Rxb6 Ke5
51. Rb7 Ba4 52. Re7+ Kf6 53. Re6+ Kf7 54. Rxd6 Ra3+ 55. Kd4 1-0

December 15, 2017

Wright-Morgan Memphis Candidates January 06, 1980 round 4
A48: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 g6: Torre, London and Colle Systems

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 g6 3. Nd2 Bg7 4. e3 d6 5. Bd3 O-O 6. Ngf3 c6 7. c3 Nbd7 8. O-O
Re8 9. Qc2 e5 10. Bg5 Qc7 11. h3 Nf8 12. Bh4 b6 13. dxe5 dxe5 14. Bg3 N6d7 
15. e4 Ne6 16. Rad1 a5 17. Rfe1 Nf4 18. Bxf4 exf4 19. Nb3 Bb7 20. Nbd4 Nc5 
21. Bc4 b5 22. Bf1 a4 23. b4 axb3 24. axb3 Nd7 25. b4 Nb6 26. c4 bxc4 
27. Bxc4 Nxc4 28. Qxc4 Qb6 29. e5 Ra4 30. e6 fxe6 31. Rxe6 Rxe6 
32. Qxe6+ Kf8 33. Ng5 1-0

December 14, 2017

Saurage-Kong Memphis Candidates January 15, 2017 round 5
D52: Queen's Gambit Declined: Cambridge Springs Variation

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. e3 Qa5 7. Bxf6 Nxf6 8.
Qa4 Qb6 9. Qc2 Bb4 10. Bd3 O-O 11. O-O dxc4 12. Bxc4 Nd5 13. Ng5 g6 14. Nce4
Be7 15. Nf3 f6 16. h4 Qc7 17. h5 g5 18. a3 h6 19. Nc3 f5 20. Nxd5 cxd5 21. Bd3
Qxc2 22. Bxc2 Bd6 23. Ba4 a6 24. Rfc1 b5 25. Bd1 Bb7 26. Rc2 Rac8 27. Rac1 a5
28. Be2 b4 29. a4 Rxc2 30. Rxc2 Rc8 31. Rxc8+ Bxc8 32. Bb5 Kf7 33. Nd2 Bc7 34.
g3 g4 35. Kg2 Kf6 36. b3 Ke7 37. f3 gxf3+ 38. Nxf3 Bd7 39. Bxd7 Kxd7 40. Ne1 e5
41. Kh3 Ke6 42. Nd3 Kf6 43. dxe5+ Bxe5 44. Nf4 Bxf4 45. gxf4 Ke6 46. Kg3 d4 47.
Kf3 Kd5 48. Ke2 Ke4 49. exd4 Kxd4 50. Kf3 Kc3 0-1

December 13, 2017

Weaver-King Memphis Candidates January 14, 2017 round 1
A11: English: Caro-Kann defensive system

1. c4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. g3 Nc6 5. Bg2 e5 6. d3 Bb4+ 7. Bd2 e4 8.
Ng1 e3 9. fxe3 Bc5 10. Nf3 Nf6 11. d4 Bd6 12. Nc3 O-O 13. a3 Re8 14. b4 h6
15. O-O Bb8 16. Ne1 Ne7 17. Rxf6 gxf6 18. e4 dxe4 19. Bxe4 Qxd4+ 20. e3 Qd6
21. Qc2 Bf5 22. Bxf5 Nxf5 23. Rd1 Qe6 24. Ng2 Be5 25. Nf4 Bxf4 26. exf4 Rad8
27. Rb1 Qb6+ 28. Kg2 Qc6+ 0-1

December 12, 2017

Wu-Price Memphis Candidates January 14, 2017 round 3
D37: Queen's Gambit Declined: 5 Bf4

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 Be7 5. e3 O-O 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 c5 8. O-O
cxd4 9. Nxd4 e5 10. Nde2 Nc6 11. b3 Bf5 12. Ng3 Bg6 13. Bb2 h5 14. Qf3 Qd7 15.
Rfd1 Qg4 16. Qxg4 Nxg4 17. Rd7 Rfd8 18. Rad1 Rxd7 19. Rxd7 Rd8 20. Rxd8+ Bxd8
21. Nge4 Be7 22. Nd2 Nf6 23. Nd5 Nxd5 24. Bxd5 Bb4 25. Nc4 Ne7 26. Bxb7 f6 27.
a3 Bc5 28. b4 Bb6 29. Nxb6 axb6 30. Kf1 Bd3+ 31. Ke1 Bb5 1/2-1/2

December 11, 2017

Price-Shen Memphis Candidates January 15, 2017 round 5
B76: Sicilian Dragon: Yugoslav Attack, 9 g4 and 9 0-0-0

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 Nc6 8. Qd2
O-O 9. O-O-O Bd7 10. g4 h5 11. gxh5 Nxh5 12. Be2 Rc8 13. f4 Nb4 14. Kb1 Qa5 15.
a3 Nc6 16. Nxc6 Rxc6 17. Nd5 Qxd2 18. Nxe7+ Kh8 19. Rxd2 Rc7 20. Nd5 Rcc8 21.
Bxa7 Rce8 22. Bf3 Bc6 23. Bd4 Bxd5 24. Bxg7+ Kxg7 25. Rxd5 Nxf4 26. Rxd6 Rb8
27. c4 Rfc8 28. Rc1 Ne6 29. e5 b5 30. cxb5 Rxc1+ 31. Kxc1 Rxb5 32. Rd5 Rb3 33.
Bg4 Nc7 34. Rd7 Nb5 35. e6 Kf8 36. Rxf7+ Ke8 37. Rb7 Nd4 38. Rxb3 Nxb3+ 39. Kc2
Nc5 40. b4 Na4 41. Kb3 Nb6 42. a4 Kd8 43. a5 Nc8 44. b5 Kc7 45. Kb4 Kb7 46. Kc5
Kc7 47. b6+ Kb7 48. Bf3+ Ka6 49. b7 Ne7 50. b8=Q Nc8 51. Qb5+ 1-0

December 10, 2017

Pritchett-Weaver Memphis Candidates January 15, 2017 round 5
A45: London System

1. d4 e6 2. Bf4 c5 3. e3 Nf6 4. c3 Be7 5. Bd3 Nc6 6. Nd2 a6 7. Ngf3 Nh5 8. Bg3
Nxg3 9. hxg3 g6 10. Ne5 Bf6 11. Ne4 Nxe5 12. Nd6+ Ke7 13. dxe5 Bxe5 14. Nxc8+
Qxc8 15. f4 Bg7 16. e4 Qc6 17. Qe2 e5 18. Bc4 Rab8 19. O-O Rhf8 20. Bd5 Qc7 21.
Rf2 f6 22. f5 g5 23. Qh5 d6 24. Rd1 Kd8 25. Rfd2 Qe7 26. Be6 Kc7 27. Rxd6 Qxd6
28. Rxd6 Kxd6 29. Qxh7 Rfe8 30. Qxg7 Rxe6 31. fxe6 Kxe6 32. Qc7 Re8 33. Qxb7
Rd8 34. Qxa6+ Rd6 35. Qc4+ Kd7 36. Qxc5 Rd1+ 37. Kh2 Rd2 38. b4 1-0

December 09, 2017
Saurage-Shen Memphis Candidates January 14, 2017 round 1
D53: Queen Gambit Declined: 4 Bg5 Be7: Early deviations

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. Bg5 Be7 6. e3 h6 7. Bh4 Nbd7 8.
Bd3 dxc4 9. Bxc4 b5 10. Bd3 a6 11. O-O Bb7 12. Bxf6 Nxf6 13. Rc1 O-O 14. a3
c5 15. dxc5 Bxf3 16. gxf3 Bxc5 17. Nxb5 Qb6 18. Qc2 Bxe3 19. fxe3 Qxe3+ 20.
Kh1 axb5 21. Bxb5 Rfd8 22. Rcd1 Rac8 23. Qe2 Qxe2 24. Bxe2 Kf8 25. Rxd8+
Rxd8 26. Rd1 Rb8 27. b4 Ra8 28. Ra1 Nd5 29. b5 Ke7 30. Kg1 Kd7 31. a4 Nc3
32. Bd3 Nxa4 33. Be4 Ra5 34. Bc2 Kd6 35. Bxa4 Kc5 36. Rc1+ Kb4 37. b6 Ra6
38. b7 Rb6 39. Rb1+ Kc5 40. Rxb6 Kxb6 41. b8=Q+ Kc5 42. f4 Kd4 43. Bb5 Kc5
44. Kf2 Kb4 45. Be8+ Kc5 46. Bxf7 Kd5 47. Qe5+ Kc4 48. Bxe6+ Kb4 49. Qd4+
Kb5 50. Bd7+ Ka5 51. Qc5+ Ka6 52. Bc8# 1-0

December 08, 2017

Prathipati-Barnes  58th Mid-South Open, November 18, 2017  round 2
C77: Ruy Lopez: 3...a6 4 Ba4 Nf6, unusual lines

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. h3 Be7 7. c3 Bd7 8. O-O
O-O 9. Re1 Re8 10. Nbd2 Bf8 11. Nf1 g6 12. Bg5 Bg7 13. Qd2 Qc8 14. Kh2 Kf8 15.
Bh6 Ng8 16. Bxg7+ Kxg7 17. Ng3 Nf6 18. Bc2 a5 19. Nh4 h6 20. Bd1 b5 21. Rf1 Qd8
22. f4 Nxe4 23. dxe4 Qxh4 24. f5 gxf5 25. Rxf5 Ne7 26. Rh5 Qf4 27. Qe2 Rg8 28.
Rg5+ Kh7 29. Rxg8 Rxg8 30. Qe1 Rg5 0-1

December 07, 2017

Shen-Salisbury  58th Mid-South Open, November 18, 2017  round 2
E81: King Indian: Samisch: 6th move deviations (including 6 Be3 c6)

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 O-O 5. f3 d6 6. Be3 c6 7. Nge2 Nbd7 8. g4
e5 9. d5 cxd5 10. cxd5 h5 11. h3 Nb6 12. Nc1 Bd7 13. Qd2 a5 14. a4 Qc7 15. Bd3
Nc4 16. Bxc4 Qxc4 17. Nd3 Rfc8 18. Kf2 Qc7 19. Rag1 Qd8 20. Rg2 Rc4 21. b3 Rcc8
22. Rhg1 hxg4 23. hxg4 Qc7 24. Ne2 Qc2 25. Qxc2 Rxc2 26. Rh1 b5 27. axb5 Bxb5
28. Ndc1 a4 29. bxa4 Rxa4 30. Rd1 Nd7 31. Rd2 Rac4 32. Rxc2 Rxc2 33. Ke1 Bf6
34. Bd2 Bh4+ 35. Kd1 Ba4 36. Ng3 Nb6 37. Nce2 Nc4 38. Bc1 Nb2+ 39. Bxb2 Rxb2+
40. Kc1 Rc2+ 41. Kd1 Ra2+ 42. Ke1 Bb5 43. Rf2 Bxe2 44. Rxe2 Bxg3+ 45. Kf1 Rxe2
46. Kxe2 Kg7 47. Kd3 Kf6 48. Kc4 Kg5 49. Kb5 0-1

December 06, 2017

Stevenson-Lovewell  58th Mid-South U1700, November 19, 2017  round 5
A01: Nimzowitsch-Larsen Opening

1. b3 e5 2. Bb2 Nc6 3. e3 Nf6 4. Bb5 d6 5. d3 Bd7 6. Nf3 a6 7. Bxc6 Bxc6 8.
Nbd2 Be7 9. O-O O-O 10. e4 Bd7 11. h3 b5 12. Qe2 c5 13. Rfd1 Rc8 14. Rf1 Nh5
15. Nxe5 Nf4 16. Qf3 dxe5 17. Bxe5 Ng6 18. Bb2 Rc6 19. e5 Qc7 20. Rfe1 Re8 21.
Qg3 h6 22. Nf3 Be6 23. c4 b4 24. Re3 Qc8 25. Rae1 Qd8 26. Re4 Bf5 27. R4e3 Nh4
28. e6 Nxf3+ 29. Rxf3 g6 30. Rxf5 Rf8 31. exf7+ Kh7 32. Rf3 Qd7 33. Qe5 1-0

December 05, 2017

Barnes-Paxton  58th Mid-South Open, November 18, 2017  round 3
D46: Semi-Slav: 5 e3 Nbd7 6 Bd3, Black avoids the Meran

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 b6 7. O-O Bd6 8. Qe2
Bb7 9. e4 dxe4 10. Nxe4 Nxe4 11. Bxe4 Nf6 12. Bc2 Qc7 13. h3 O-O 14. Bg5 Be7
15. Qd3 g6 16. Qc3 b5 17. b3 Qd8 18. Rad1 Nd7 19. Qe3 Bxg5 20. Nxg5 bxc4 21.
bxc4 Qa5 22. Bb3 Ba6 23. Rfe1 Nb6 24. Qg3 h6 25. Nxe6 Rfe8 26. Re5 Qb4 27. Nc5
Rxe5 28. Qxe5 Nd7 29. Nxa6 Qb6 30. Qe7 Nf8 31. c5 1-0

December 04, 2017

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

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

December 03, 2017

Puckett-King  58th Mid-South Open, November 18, 2017  round 3
C67: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence: 4 0-0 Nxe4

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. Nxe5
Be7 8. Bf4 O-O 9. Nd2 Be6 10. c3 Nf5 11. Re1 c5 12. Nb3 cxd4 13. Nxd4 Nxd4
14. cxd4 Qd5 15. Nf3 c6 16. Qd2 Rfe8 17. Ng5 Bf5 18. Re5 Qd7 19. Ne4 b6 20.
Ng3 Bg6 21. Rae1 f6 22. R5e3 Bf8 23. Rxe8 Bxe8 24. Be3 Rd8 25. Qc2 Bg6 26.
Qa4 Bf7 27. Rc1 Bd5 28. Ne2 Rc8 29. Nf4 Bf7 30. d5 Be8 31. dxc6 Rxc6 32.
Rxc6 Qxc6 33. Qxa7 g5 34. Nh3 Qe4 35. Qa6 b5 36. Kh1 Qb1+ 37. Ng1 Qxb2 38.
Qa8 Qe5 39. h3 Qe6 40. Nf3 Bc6 41. Nd4 Qxh3+ 42. Kg1 0-1

December 02, 2017

Horobetz-Tu  58th Mid-South Open, November 18, 2017  round 1
C89: Closed Ruy Lopez: Marshall Attack

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. c3
d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Nxe5 Nxe5 11. Rxe5 c6 12. d3 Bd6 13. Re1 Bf5 14. Qf3 Bg6
15. a4 Re8 16. Rxe8+ Qxe8 17. Nd2 Nf4 18. Ne4 Nh5 19. axb5 cxb5 20. Bd2 Bc7 21.
Re1 Qd7 22. Nf6+ gxf6 23. Qxa8+ Kg7 24. Re8 f5 25. Rg8+ Kf6 26. Qxa6+ Ke7 27.
Bg5+ f6 28. Bxf6+ Nxf6 29. Rg7+ 1-0

December 01, 2017

Nilsson-Shen  58th Mid-South Open, November 19, 2017  round 5
A14: English Opening: 1...e6 with b3 by White

1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 e6 3. Bg2 d5 4. Nf3 c5 5. O-O Nc6 6. b3 Be7 7. Bb2 O-O 8. e3 b6
9. Qe2 Bb7 10. Nc3 Qc7 11. Nb5 Qd7 12. Rfd1 a6 13. Nc3 Rfe8 14. cxd5 exd5 15.
d4 Rad8 16. Rac1 cxd4 17. Nxd4 Nxd4 18. Rxd4 Bc5 19. Rdd1 d4 20. Na4 Bxg2 21.
Kxg2 Qe7 22. Nxc5 bxc5 23. Ba3 Rc8 24. Qf3 dxe3 25. Re1 e2 26. Rc2 h6 27. Rcxe2
Qc7 28. Bb2 Rxe2 29. Rxe2 Ne8 30. Qg4 Qc6+ 31. f3 f6 32. Qc4+ Kf8 33. Qe4 Qxe4
34. Rxe4 Nd6 35. Re2 Kf7 1/2-1/2

November 30, 2017

Pruett-Nilsson  58th Mid-South Open, November 19, 2017  round 4
B01: Scandinavian Defence

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. d4 Nc6 4. Nf3 Bg4 5. Be2 O-O-O 6. c3 e5 7. dxe5 Bxf3
8. Bxf3 Qxd1+ 9. Bxd1 Nxe5 10. Bc2 g6 11. Ke2 Bh6 12. Na3 Bxc1 13. Rhxc1 Nf6
14. Rd1 Nh5 15. Kf1 c6 16. Rd4 Rxd4 17. cxd4 Ng4 18. h3 Nh6 19. Bb3 Rd8 20. Rd1
Nf4 21. Nc4 Nf5 22. Ne3 Nxe3+ 23. fxe3 Nd5 24. Ke2 f5 25. Kf3 Kc7 26. Bxd5 Rxd5
27. g4 Kd6 28. h4 Ke6 29. e4 fxe4+ 30. Kxe4 1/2-1/2

November 29, 2017

Pritchett-Shen  58th Mid-South Open, November 18, 2017  round 3
A45: Queen's pawn: London system

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 d5 3. e3 e6 4. Nd2 c5 5. c3 Nc6 6. Bd3 Be7 7. Ngf3 O-O 8. Ne5
Nxe5 9. dxe5 Nd7 10. Qh5 f5 11. g4 Nb6 12. Rg1 Qe8 13. Qh3 c4 14. Bc2 Qb5 15.
Rb1 Na4 16. gxf5 exf5 17. Qh6 g6 18. Rxg6+ hxg6 19. Qxg6+ Kh8 20. e6 d4 21.
exd4 Rf6 22. Qh5+ Kg8 23. Be5 Rxe6 24. Bxa4 Qxa4 25. Ke2 Bf6 26. Rg1+ Kf8 27.
Qh7 Rxe5+ 28. dxe5 Be6 29. exf6 Qd7 30. Rg8+ Bxg8 31. Qxd7 Re8+ 32. Kf3 Bf7 33.
Nxc4 Bh5+ 34. Kg3 1-0

November 28, 2017

Burnett-Herbers  58th Mid-South Open, November 19, 2017  round 5
A53: Old Indian Defence without Nf3

1. Nf3 Nc6 2. d4 d6 3. c4 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. g3 Be7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O e5 8. d5
Nb8 9. c5 Nbd7 10. cxd6 Bxd6 11. Nd2 Nb6 12. a3 Bg4 13. Qc2 Qd7 14. Rd1 Bh3 15.
Bh1 Bf5 16. Nde4 Nxe4 17. Nxe4 Bxe4 18. Bxe4 f5 19. Bg2 Rae8 20. Bd2 Qb5 21.
Bb4 f4 22. Bxd6 cxd6 23. Bh3 fxg3 24. hxg3 Rf6 25. Be6+ Kh8 26. a4 Qb4 27. a5
Ref8 28. axb6 Rxf2 29. Rf1 Qxb6 30. e3 Rxf1+ 31. Rxf1 Qxe3+ 32. Kg2 Rd8 33. Qf2
Qxf2+ 34. Rxf2 Rb8 35. Rf7 h6 36. Rd7 a5 37. Rxd6 b5 38. Ra6 g5 39. d6 Rd8 40.
d7 Kg7 41. Rxa5 Kf6 42. Ra6 e4 43. Rc6 Ke7 44. Rc8 h5 45. Kf2 g4 46. Rxd8 Kxd8
47. Ke3 h4 48. gxh4 g3 49. Bh3 1-0

November 27, 2017

King-Burnett  58th Mid-South Open, November 19, 2017  round 4
D94: Grünfeld: 4 Nf3 Bg7 5 e3

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 g6 4. Nc3 d5 5. e3 Bg7 6. Bd3 O-O 7. O-O Bg4 8. h3
Bxf3 9. Qxf3 e6 10. Rd1 Nbd7 11. b3 a6 12. Bb2 b5 13. a4 bxc4 14. bxc4 Qa5 15.
Ne2 Rfb8 16. Bc3 Qc7 17. Rab1 dxc4 18. Bxc4 Nd5 19. Bd2 a5 20. e4 Rxb1 21. Rxb1
Nb4 22. Bf4 Qd8 23. Qe3 Qe7 24. Rd1 Rc8 25. Qg3 e5 26. Bg5 Bf6 27. Bxf6 Qxf6
28. dxe5 Nxe5 29. Bb3 Qe7 30. f4 Nd7 31. f5 Ne5 32. fxg6 hxg6 33. Rf1 Kh7 34.
Nf4 Rf8 35. Ne6 fxe6 36. Rxf8 Qxf8 37. Qxe5 Nd3 38. Qxe6 Qf2+ 39. Kh2 Qf4+ 40.
Kg1 Qf2+ 1/2-1/2

November 26, 2017

Horobetz-King  58th Mid-South Open, November 19, 2017  round 5
C67: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence: 4 0-0 Nxe4

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1 Nxe5
8. Rxe5 O-O 9. Nc3 Ne8 10. Nd5 Bd6 11. Re1 c6 12. Ne3 Bc7 13. Nf5 d5 14. Ne7+
Kh8 15. Nxc8 Rxc8 16. d4 Qd6 17. g3 Nf6 18. Bh3 Rce8 19. Bf4 Qd8 20. Qf3 Bxf4
21. Qxf4 Kg8 22. Re5 Nd7 23. Bxd7 Qxd7 24. Rae1 f6 25. R5e3 Rxe3 26. Qxe3 Kf7
27. Qf3 a6 28. Qf4 Re8 1/2-1/2

November 25, 2017

Horobetz-Curry  58th Mid-South Open, November 19, 2017  round 4
B15: Caro-Kann: 3 Nc3: 3...g6 and 3...dxe4 4 Nxe4 Nf6 5 Nxf6+ exf6

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 g6 4. h3 Nh6 5. Nf3 f6 6. Bd3 Bg7 7. Qe2 Nf7 8. e5
fxe5 9. Nxe5 Nxe5 10. dxe5 O-O 11. Bd2 b5 12. h4 Nd7 13. f4 Nc5 14. h5 Nxd3+
15. cxd3 b4 16. Na4 Qa5 17. b3 Qb5 18. g4 Ba6 19. hxg6 Qxd3 20. gxh7+ Kh8 21.
Qxd3 Bxd3 22. Nc5 Bxh7 23. Ne6 Kg8 24. Nxf8 Rxf8 25. Rc1 Be4 26. Rf1 1-0

November 24, 2017

Nilsson-Herbers  58th Mid-South Open, November 18, 2017  round 2
A21: English Opening: 1...e5 2 Nc3

1. c4 e5 2. g3 Bc5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. Nf3 d6 5. Bg2 a6 6. O-O Nge7 7. d3 O-O 8. a3
Bg4 9. b4 Bb6 10. h3 Bh5 11. e3 f5 12. Qc2 Qd7 13. Kh2 Rf6 14. Ng1 Raf8 15.
Nge2 Rh6 16. f4 Bg4 17. Nd5 Nxd5 18. cxd5 Ne7 19. e4 Bxh3 20. Bxh3 fxe4 21. Ng1
Bxg1+ 22. Kxg1 Qxh3 23. Qg2 exd3 24. Qxh3 Rxh3 25. Kg2 Rh6 26. Bd2 exf4 27.
Bxf4 Rhf6 0-1

November 23, 2017

Puckett-Saurage  58th Mid-South Open, November 18, 2017  round 2
B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nc3 e6 5. g4 Bg6 6. Nge2 Bb4 7. h4 Bxc3+ 8. bxc3
Qa5 9. a4 h5 10. Bd2 hxg4 11. Nf4 Bf5 12. Be2 g5 13. Ng2 Be4 14. f3 gxf3 15.
Bxf3 Bxf3 16. Qxf3 gxh4 17. Rf1 Qc7 18. Qg4 h3 19. Qg7 hxg2 20. Rg1 Rh1 21.
Qxg8+ Kd7 22. Qxf7+ Kc8 23. Qxe6+ Nd7 24. Kf2 Qd8 25. Rxh1 gxh1=Q 26. Rxh1 Qf8+
27. Ke2 Qg7 28. Rf1 Qg2+ 29. Ke1 Kc7 30. Qd6+ Kb6 31. Qxd7 Rh8 32. c4 Ka6 33.
Qc7 b6 34. Qxc6 Qe4+ 35. Kd1 Qg4+ 36. Kc1 Rc8 37. Qb5+ Kb7 38. Rf7+ Kb8 39.
Qxd5 Rc7 40. Qd6 1-0

November 22, 2017

Paxton-Horobetz  58th Mid-South Open, November 18, 2017  round 2
A35: Symmetrical English: 2 Nc3 Nc6 3 Nf3

1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nc6 6. e3 d6 7. Be2 Nf6 8. O-O
O-O 9. Nf3 Nd7 10. Bd2 Nc5 11. Qc2 Bf5 12. e4 Bg4 13. Rfe1 Bxf3 14. Bxf3 Nd4
15. Qd1 Nd3 16. Re3 Nxb2 17. Qf1 Nxf3+ 18. Rxf3 Rc8 19. Rc1 Nxc4 20. Be1 e6 21.
Nb5 Ne5 22. Rfc3 Rxc3 23. Rxc3 a6 24. Na3 b5 25. Rc2 Qb6 26. Qe2 h5 27. Bd2 Qb7
28. Ba5 Nc6 0-1

November 21, 2017

Burnett-Robbins  58th Mid-South Open, November 18, 2017  round 1
A42: Modern Defence: Averbakh Variation

1. d4 d6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 Nc6 5. d5 Nd4 6. Be3 c5 7. Nge2 Qb6 8. Nxd4
cxd4 9. Na4 Qa5+ 10. Bd2 Qc7 11. c5 Nf6 12. f3 O-O 13. Rc1 dxc5 14. Nxc5 Qd8
15. Bc4 Ne8 16. Bb3 b6 17. Nd3 Ba6 18. Nb4 Bb7 19. O-O Nd6 20. Bf4 Rc8 21. Qd2
a5 22. Nd3 Ba6 23. Rxc8 Qxc8 24. Rc1 Qb7 25. Ne5 Rc8 26. Rxc8+ Qxc8 27. Nc6 Qd7
28. e5 Nb7 29. Nb8 Qb5 30. Nxa6 Qxa6 31. Qxd4 Qe2 32. h3 Nc5 33. Bc4 Qe1+ 34.
Kh2 Nd7 35. d6 exd6 36. Bxf7+ Kxf7 37. Qd5+ Ke8 38. Qe6+ Kd8 39. Bg5+ Kc8 1-0

November 20, 2017

Bagstad-King  58th Mid-South Open, November 18, 2017  round 1
C27: Vienna Game: 2...Nf6 3 Bc4 Nxe4

1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Bc4 Nxe4 4. Qh5 Nd6 5. Bb3 Be7 6. Qxe5 O-O 7. Nge2 Nc6
8. Qf4 Bg5 9. Qa4 Re8 10. O-O b5 11. Qg4 b4 12. Nd5 a5 13. Ne3 Bf6 14. d3 Ne5
15. Qh3 a4 16. Bd5 c6 17. Bf3 Nb5 18. Bd2 d5 19. g4 a3 20. Bxb4 axb2 21. Rab1
h5 22. Qg2 d4 23. Bxc6 Nxc6 24. Qxc6 Bd7 0-1

November 19, 2017

Burnett-Horobetz  58th Mid-South Open, November 18, 2017  round 3
E11: Bogo-Indian

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Nbd2 d5 5. e3 O-O 6. a3 Be7 7. Bd3 b6 8. cxd5 exd5 9.
b4 Bd6 10. Bb2 Re8 11. O-O Bb7 12. Ne5 Nbd7 13. f4 c5 14. bxc5 bxc5 15. Ndf3 c4
16. Bf5 Nf8 17. Bc3 Re7 18. Nd2 Ne8 19. Qa4 Kh8 20. Rab1 f6 21. Ba5 Bc7 22.
Rxb7 fxe5 23. Bxc7 Rxc7 24. Rxc7 Nxc7 25. dxe5 Nce6 26. Bxe6 Nxe6 27. Qc6 d4
28. Nxc4 dxe3 29. Nd6 Qf8 30. Qe4 e2 31. Qxe2 Nxf4 32. Qe4 1-0

November 18, 2017

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

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

November 17, 2017

Burnett-Hamelrath Mid-South Open 2006
B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Be2 Qb6 5. Nf3 e6 6. O-O c5 7. c4 Be4 8. cxd5
Bxd5 9. Nc3 Bxf3 10. Bxf3 cxd4 11. Na4 Qc7 12. Qxd4 Nc6 13. Qc4 Nge7 14. Bf4
Rc8 15. Rac1 Ng6 16. Bxc6+ Qxc6 17. Qb3 Qd7 18. Rxc8+ Qxc8 19. Rc1 Qd7 20.
Bg5 Be7 21. Bxe7 Kxe7 22. Qb4+ Ke8 23. Nc5 Qc6 24. Qxb7 Qxb7 25. Nxb7 Kd7
26. Nc5+ Ke7 27. Rc3 Nxe5 28. Ra3 Nc6 29. Ra6 Rc8 30. a3 Rc7 31. b4 Nb8 32.
Ra5 Nd7 33. Nd3 Nb6 34. Kf1 Nc4 35. Ra6 Nb6 36. Ke2 Nd5 37. Nc5 e5 38. g3
Nb6 39. Kd3 f5 40. a4 Nd7 41. Kc4 Nxc5 42. bxc5 g6 43. Kd5 e4 44. Re6+ Kf7
45. c6 a6 46. Rd6 Ke7 47. h4 Kf7 48. Rd8 Ke7 49. Rb8 h6 50. Rb7 Kd8 51. Kd6 1-0

November 16, 2017

Gray-Turner Mid-South Open 2008
C68: Ruy Lopez: Exchange Variation, sidelines

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. O-O Bd6 6. d4 Bg4 7. dxe5 Bxf3
8. Qxf3 Bxe5 9. Rd1 Qf6 10. Qxf6 Nxf6 11. f3 O-O 12. Nc3 Rfd8 13. Bg5 h6 14.
Be3 b6 15. g3 c5 16. Kf1 Kf8 17. Na4 Ke8 18. c3 Bd6 19. Rd2 Nd7 20. c4 Ne5
21. Ke2 Nxc4 22. Rc2 Nxe3 23. Kxe3 Be5 24. Nc3 Bxc3 25. Rxc3 Rd4 26. Rac1
Rad8 27. R1c2 a5 28. Rc1 Rd2 29. R1c2 Rxc2 30. Rxc2 Rd1 31. f4 Ke7 32. Ke2
Rh1 33. Kf3 Rd1 34. Ke2 Rd4 35. Ke3 Kd6 36. Rf2 c6 37. h4 b5 38. g4 Rd1 39.
g5 Rh1 40. gxh6 gxh6 41. e5+ Ke7 42. Rd2 Rxh4 43. Rd6 Rh2 44. Rxc6 c4 45. a4
Rxb2 46. axb5 Rxb5 47. Rxc4 Rb3+ 48. Ke2 Rb4 49. Rc5 Ra4 50. Rc6 Ra2+ 51.
Kf1 h5 52. f5 a4 53. Kg1 a3 54. Kh1 h4 55. Ra6 h3 56. Ra7+ Ke8 57. Ra8+ Ke7
58. Ra7+ Kf8 59. f6 Kg8 60. Ra8+ Kh7 61. e6 fxe6 62. f7 Rf2 63. f8=Q Rxf8
64. Rxf8 Kg6 65. Kh2 a2 66. Ra8 Kf5 67. Kxh3 e5 68. Kg2 Kf4 69. Kf1 e4 70.
Rxa2 Kf3 71. Ke1 1-0

November 15, 2017

Minor-Pylant Mid-South Open 1977
B78: Sicilian Dragon: Yugoslav Attack, 9 Bc4 Bd7 10 0-0-0 Rc8

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 Nc6 8. Qd2
O-O 9. Bc4 Bd7 10. h4 Rc8 11. Bb3 Ne5 12. O-O-O Nc4 13. Bxc4 Rxc4 14. h5 Nxh5
15. g4 Nf6 16. Bh6 Nxe4 17. Nxe4 Bxd4 18. Qh2 Qb6 19. Rxd4 Qxd4 20. Bg5 Qg7 21.
Bf6 Rfc8 22. Bxg7 Rxc2+ 23. Qxc2 Rxc2+ 24. Kxc2 1-0

November 14, 2017

Edgar Davison(1841) - Nathan Vogt(1832)    47th Mid-South Open, November 18, 2007
A45: Trompowsky Attack

1. d4 Nf6 2. e3 e6 3. Bd3 b6 4. Nd2 Bb7 5. e4 c5 6. c3 Nc6 7. Ngf3 Be7 8. a3
O-O 9. h4 Qc7 10. e5 Nd5 11. Bxh7+ Kh8 12. Ng5 g6 13. Nde4 Kg7 14. h5 Rh8
15. hxg6 fxg6 16. Qf3 Bxg5 17. Nxg5 Nd8 18. Qh3 Nf7 19. Nxf7 Kxf7 20. Qh6
Ne7 21. Rh4 Raf8 22. Bg5 d5 23. Rf4+ Ke8 24. Bxg6+ Nxg6 25. Qxg6+ Rf7 26.
Qxe6+ Kf8 27. Bh6+ 1-0

November 13, 2017

Ron Burnett(2443) - Carlos Sims(1911)   46th Mid-South Open,  November 26, 2006
B07: Pirc Defense

1. e4 d6 2. d4 c6 3. f4 g6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. h3 e5 6. dxe5 Qh4+ 7. Ke2 dxe5 8.
Nf3 Qe7 9. Kf2 exf4 10. Bxf4 Bxc3 11. bxc3 Qxe4 12. Bxb8 Rxb8 13. Qd6 Qxc2+
14. Kg3 Qxc3 15. Re1+ Be6 16. Qxb8+ Ke7 17. Qxb7+ Kf6 18. Qxa7 c5 19. Qb8
Ke7 20. Qc7+ Kf8 21. Rxe6 fxe6 22. Bc4 Qxc4 23. Rd1 Nf6 24. Rd8+ Ne8 25. Qd7 1-0

November 12, 2017

Stewart-Turner  Mid-South Open 2005
C43: Petroff Defence: 3 d4

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

November 11, 2017

Sichel-Nilsson  Mid-South Warmup 2012 #3  November 16, 2012, round 2
B01: Scandinavian: Pytel-Wade variation

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. g3 Nf6 5. Bg2 c6 6. Nf3 g6 7. O-O Bg7 8.
Re1 O-O 9. Qe2 Re8 10. d4 Bg4 11. Be3 Nbd7 12. h3 Be6 13. a3 Nb6 14. Bf4 Qd8
15. Ng5 Bc4 16. Qd2 Nfd5 17. Rad1 Nxf4 18. Qxf4 h6 19. Nf3 Nd5 20. Nxd5 Bxd5
21. c4 Bxc4 22. Ne5 Bd5 23. Ng4 g5 24. Qe3 Bxg2 25. Kxg2 Qd5+ 26. Kg1 Rad8
27. Rd3 Rd6 28. Rb3 b5 29. a4 Re6 30. Ne5 f6 31. axb5 fxe5 32. bxc6 Rxc6 33.
dxe5 0-1

November 10, 2017

Horobetz-Nilsson  Mid-South Warmup 2012 #3  November 16, 2012, round 3
B01: Scandinavian: Pytel-Wade variation

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. d4 Nf6 5. Nf3 c6 6. Ne5 Be6 7. Be3 g6 8.
Qd2 Bg7 9. O-O-O Nbd7 10. f4 O-O 11. Be2 Nb6 12. g4 Nfd5 13. Ne4 Qb4 14. c3
Qa5 15. a3 Nxe3 16. Qxe3 Nd5 17. Qf2 Bh6 18. g5 Bg7 19. h4 Bf5 20. Bd3 f6
21. Nc4 Qc7 22. gxf6 exf6 23. Rdf1 Rad8 24. h5 b5 25. Ncd2 Rfe8 26. hxg6
hxg6 27. Qh4 Kf7 28. Nc5 Bxd3 29. Nxd3 Rh8 30. Ne5+ fxe5 31. fxe5+ Kg8 32.
Qg4 Rxh1 33. Qe6+ Kh7 34. Rxh1+ Bh6 35. Qh3 Qg7 36. Kb1 Nf4 37. Qh4 Rf8 38.
Ne4 Nh5 39. Nc5 Qf7 40. e6 Qf5+ 41. Ka1 Bg5 42. Qh2 Bf4 43. Qg2 Qd5 44. e7
Qxg2 45. Rxh5+ gxh5 46. exf8=Q 1-0

November 09, 2017

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

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

November 08, 2017

Weaver-Smith    Mid-South Open, November 24, 1991  
E60: King's Indian

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

November 07, 2017

Herbers-Smith, Mid-South Open 1997 
B21: Sicilian: Smith-Morra gambit

1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3. c3 d3 4. Bxd3 d6 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. O-O Nf6 7. Re1 e5 8.
Nbd2 Be7 9. Nf1 Be6 10. c4 Rc8 11. Ne3 Qd7 12. Nd5 Bxd5 13. exd5 Nb4 14. Bf1
a5 15. a3 Na6 16. b3 O-O 17. Bb2 Ne8 18. Bc3 Bd8 19. b4 Nf6 20. Qd2 axb4 21.
axb4 Bb6 22. Bd3 Ng4 23. Re2 f5 24. c5 e4 25. Bxa6 bxa6 26. c6 Qe8 27. Nd4
Qh5 28. h3 Ne5 29. Rxa6 Bxd4 30. Bxd4 Nf3+ 31. gxf3 exf3 32. Re6 f4 33. Qd3
Qxh3 34. Qf1 Qg4+ 35. Kh2 Rf5 0-1

November 06, 2017

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

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

November 05, 2017

Kovalic-Sytnytsky   Mid-South Open, November 25, 2012  round 5
A34: Symmetrical English: 2 Nc3, lines with ...d5

1. c4 c5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. Nf3 e5 5. Nc3 Bd6 6. d3 h6 7. O-O a6 8. Nd2
Rb8 9. b3 b5 10. Nde4 Qe7 11. cxb5 axb5 12. Nxf6+ gxf6 13. Be3 Nd4 14. Qd2
h5 15. f4 h4 16. Nd5 Qd8 17. Bf2 h3 18. Bh1 Bb7 19. Bxd4 cxd4 20. fxe5 Bxe5
21. Rf5 Bxd5 22. Bxd5 Qe7 23. Rf3 Qc5 24. Be4 Qc3 25. Qxc3 dxc3 26. e3 Ke7
27. b4 Bd6 28. a3 Rhc8 29. Rff1 Be5 30. d4 Bd6 31. Rfc1 Ke6 32. Rc2 Rc7 33.
Rac1 Rbc8 34. Bd3 Kd5 35. Bxb5 Ke4 36. Kf2 Rg8 37. Rxc3 Rb7 38. Bd3+ Kd5 39.
Kf3 Ke6 40. Bc4+ Ke7 41. Bf1 Rh8 42. Kg4 Rbb8 43. Kf3 Rbg8 44. b5 Rh5 45. b6
Rf5+ 46. Ke4 Rf2 47. R3c2 Rxc2 48. Rxc2 Bxa3 49. Rc3 Bd6 50. b7 Rg4+ 51. Kf3
Rg5 52. Rc8 Rf5+ 53. Kg4 Rxf1 54. b8=Q f5+ 55. Kxh3 Bxb8 56. Rxb8 Re1 57.
Rb5 Rxe3 58. Rxf5 Ke6 59. Kg4 d5 60. h4 Re4+ 61. Rf4 Re3 62. h5 Rb3 63. h6
f6 64. Kh4 Rb8 65. g4 Rg8 66. Rf5 Rb8 67. Kh5 Rb4 68. h7 Rb8 69. Kg6 Rc8 70.
Rh5 1-0

November 04, 2017

Sam O'Bar(1825) - Carlos Sims(1947)   Mid-South Open, November 27, 2011  round 5
A16: 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

November 03, 2017

Nikolovski-Thomas, Mid-South Open 1981 
A49: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 g6 3 g3: Anti-King's Indian systems

1. Nf3 g6 2. d4 Nf6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. O-O d6 6. c3 c6 7. a4 Qc7 8. Re1 e5
9. dxe5 dxe5 10. e4 Rd8 11. Qc2 h6 12. h3 Be6 13. Na3 Nbd7 14. Be3 Bf8 15. Nd2
a6 16. Bf1 b5 17. b4 Nb6 18. a5 Nbd7 19. c4 bxc4 20. Naxc4 Bxb4 21. Bxh6 c5 22.
Reb1 Ra7 23. Nf3 Nh7 24. Rd1 f6 25. h4 Nb8 26. Rxd8+ Qxd8 27. Ne3 Kf7 28. Bc4
Qe7 29. Nd5 Qd8 30. Qb3 Bxd5 31. Bxd5+ Ke8 32. Rd1 Qxa5 33. Bc6+ Nxc6 34. Qg8+
Ke7 35. Qxh7+ Ke8 36. Qg8+ Ke7 37. Bf8+ 1-0

November 02, 2017

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

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

November 01, 2017

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

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