Game of the Day Part 22
This page was last updated on: 19 November, 2017
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