Game of the Day Part 23
This page was last updated on: 19 February, 2018
February 20, 2018

David Kernell(1819) - Carlos Sims(1777)  Memphis Candidates 2006   January 29, 2006 
E12: Queen Indian: Unusual White 4th moves

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 b6 4. a3 Bb7 5. Nc3 Be7 6. d5 O-O 7. e4 exd5
8. cxd5 Re8 9. Be2 Bd6 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bh4 Ba6 12. O-O Bxe2 13. Qxe2 Be7
14. Qd3 d6 15. Rac1 Nbd7 16. b4 a6 17. Bg3 Nh5 18. Nd4 Nxg3 19. Qxg3 Ne5
20. Nf5 Ng6 21. Ne2 Bf6 22. f3 Bb2 23. Rb1 Bf6 24. Rfc1 Qd7 25. Ned4 Be5 
26. Qf2 Nf4 27. Rc6 Qd8 28. Ne2 Qg5 29. Nxf4 Bxf4 30. Qh4 Qxh4 31. Nxh4 Bg5
32. Nf5 g6 33. Ng3 Re7 34. Rb3 a5 35. b5 h5 36. a4 Bd2 37. Rb2 Be3+ 38. Kf1
Bc5 39. Re2 Rae8 40. h4 Kg7 41. Ke1 Kf6 42. Kd2 Ke5 43. Kd3 Kf4 44. Nf1 f5
45. Nd2 Kg3 46. Nb3 fxe4+ 47. fxe4 Kxh4 48. Nxc5 bxc5 49. b6 cxb6 50. Rxd6
g5 51. Rh6 g4 52. d6 Kg5 53. Rxh5+ Kxh5 54. dxe7 Rxe7 55. e5 Kg5 56. Ke4 Rd7
57. e6 Re7 58. Ke5 Kh4 59. Kd6 Re8 60. e7 c4 61. Kd7 Rg8 62. e8=Q Rxe8 63. Kxe8
Kg3 64. Kd7 c3 65. Kc6 Kh2 66. Kxb6 Kg1 67. Kxa5 Kf1 68. Ra2 Ke1 69. Kb4 c2
70. Rxc2 g3 71. a5 Kf1 72. a6 Kg1 73. a7 Kh2 74. a8=Q Kg1 75. Qh8 Kf1 76. Qh1# 1-0

February 19, 2018

David Kernell(1717) - Jonathan Beatty(1391)   Ivory Pawn    July 30, 2004 
A85: Dutch Defence: 2 c4 Nf6 3 Nc3

1. d4 e6 2. c4 f5 3. Nf3 d6 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. Bg5 Be7 6. Bxf6 Bxf6 7. e4 fxe4 8.
Nxe4 O-O 9. Bd3 Nc6 10. Bc2 d5 11. Nxf6+ Qxf6 12. c5 b6 13. cxb6 axb6 14.
O-O Nb4 15. a3 Na6 16. b4 c5 17. Re1 cxd4 18. Qxd4 Qxd4 19. Nxd4 Re8 20. Ba4
Rf8 21. Bc6 Ra7 22. Rac1 Raf7 23. Nxe6 Bxe6 24. Rxe6 Rxf2 25. Bxd5 Rd8 26.
Re8# 1-0

February 18, 2018

David Kernell(1940) - Terry Jaeger(1485)  Friday Night Fun #7 July 13, 2007
E81: King Indian: Saemisch: 6th move deviations (including 6 Be3 c6)

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 O-O 6. Be3 c5 7. d5 Nbd7 8.
Nge2 Re8 9. Qd2 Nb6 10. b3 a5 11. a4 Ra6 12. h4 Na8 13. Rd1 Qb6 14. Nb5 Nc7
15. g4 Nxb5 16. cxb5 Ra8 17. Ng3 Qc7 18. Bh6 Nd7 19. Bxg7 Kxg7 20. h5 Ne5
21. Be2 f6 22. hxg6 hxg6 23. Qh6+ 1-0

February 17, 2018

Ronnie Barnes(1600) - David Kernell(1923)  John Hurt Memorial 4    June 23, 2007
A08: Nimzovich-Larsen attack: Indian variation

1. b3 Nf6 2. Bb2 d5 3. Nf3 c5 4. g3 Nc6 5. Bg2 Qc7 6. O-O e5 7. c4 d4 8. d3
Be7 9. Nbd2 O-O 10. h4 h6 11. Ne4 Nxe4 12. dxe4 Bd8 13. Ba3 Qe7 14. Qd2 Ba5
15. Qd3 Bc3 16. Rac1 Nb4 17. Bxb4 cxb4 18. Ne1 a5 19. Qc2 Bd7 20. Nd3 a4 21.
f4 f6 22. Rf2 axb3 23. axb3 Ra5 24. fxe5 fxe5 25. Rxf8+ Qxf8 26. Rf1 Qa8 27.
Nc1 Kh7 0-1

February 16, 2018

David Kernell(1893) - Jeff Kovalic(1726)  James Wright Memorial 4  August 11, 2007
D27: Queen's Gambit Accepted: Classical main line

1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Bxc4 a6 6. O-O c5 7. a4 cxd4 8.
exd4 Be7 9. Nc3 O-O 10. Re1 Qc7 11. Qe2 Bb4 12. Bg5 Nbd7 13. Rac1 h6 14. Bh4
Qa5 15. Ne5 Bxc3 16. Rxc3 Qxa4 17. Rg3 b5 18. Qf3 Nxe5 19. dxe5 Qxc4 20.
Bxf6 g6 21. Qxa8 Qb4 22. Qe4 Qxe4 23. Rxe4 Bb7 24. Rh4 Rc8 25. h3 Kh7 26.
Rgg4 Rc2 27. Rxh6+ 1-0

February 15, 2018

Ronnie Barnes(1600) - David Kernell(1893)  James Wright Memorial 4  August 11, 2007
D40: Queen's Gambit Declined: Semi-Tarrasch with 5 e3

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 c5 4. e3 cxd4 5. exd4 d5 6. Nc3 Be7 7. Bd3 O-O 8.
O-O dxc4 9. Bxc4 Nbd7 10. a3 Nb6 11. Ba2 Nbd5 12. Ne5 Bd7 13. Re1 Rc8 14.
Qd3 Bc6 15. Bd2 Qb6 16. Nxd5 Bxd5 17. Bxd5 exd5 18. Nd7 Nxd7 19. Rxe7 Nf6
20. Bb4 Rfe8 21. Rae1 Rxe7 22. Rxe7 Rc1+ 23. Re1 Rxe1+ 24. Bxe1 Qxb2 25. Qg3
Qe2 26. Qc3 h6 27. f3 Qc4 28. Qe3 b6 29. h4 a5 30. Bf2 b5 31. Kh2 b4 32.
axb4 axb4 33. Qe5 b3 34. Qb8+ Kh7 35. Be3 0-1

February 14, 2018

David Kernell(1893) - Aaron Smith(1663)   James Wright Memorial 4  August 11, 2007
D96: Grünfeld: Russian System (5 Qb3): sidelines

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 g6 5. Bg5 Bg7 6. cxd5 cxd5 7. Qb3 O-O 8.
Bxf6 exf6 9. Qxd5 f5 10. e3 Nc6 11. Qb3 Re8 12. Be2 Na5 13. Qc2 Be6 14. O-O
Rc8 15. Rfd1 Bd5 16. Nd2 Qg5 17. Bf3 Bxf3 18. Nxf3 Qd8 19. Rac1 a6 20. b3 b5
21. Qd2 Nc6 22. d5 Nb4 23. a3 Bxc3 24. Rxc3 Rxc3 25. Qxc3 Nxd5 26. Qc5 Qf6
27. Qxd5 Rc8 28. g3 Rc6 29. Qd8+ Kg7 30. Kg2 Kh6 31. Qxf6 Rxf6 32. Rd7 Kh5
33. Ne5 h6 34. h4 b4 35. f3 bxa3 36. Kh3 1-0

February 13, 2018

Pat Coleman(1458) - David Kernell(1897)  Friday Night Fun #15  September 07, 2007
A47: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 b6: Torre, London and Colle Systems

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c5 3. e3 b6 4. c3 Bb7 5. Bd3 d6 6. Nbd2 Nbd7 7. Qa4 Qc7 8.
e4 a6 9. O-O b5 10. Qd1 e5 11. d5 Be7 12. Nh4 Nxe4 13. Qg4 Nxd2 14. Bxd2
Bxd5 15. Nf5 Nf6 16. Nxg7+ Kd8 17. Qh3 Rg8 18. Qh6 Ne8 19. Bxh7 Rxg7 20. f3
Qb7 21. Kh1 e4 22. Bxe4 Bxe4 23. fxe4 Qxe4 24. Qh3 Bh4 25. Rf4 Qd5 26. Qxh4+
Kd7 27. Qh3+ Kc6 28. Qf3 Nc7 29. Rf1 Re8 30. h3 a5 31. Qxd5+ Nxd5 32. Rxf7
Rxf7 33. Rxf7 Re2 34. h4 Rxd2 35. h5 Re2 36. h6 Re6 37. h7 Rh6+ 38. Kg1 Nc7
39. g4 Ne6 40. Kf2 Ng5 41. Re7 Rxh7 42. Rxh7 Nxh7 0-1

February 12, 2018

Aaron Smith(1665) - David Kernell(1898)  47th Mid-South Open, November 17, 2007
A48: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 g6: Torre, London and Colle Systems

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c5 3. c3 g6 4. e3 b6 5. Nbd2 Bb7 6. Bd3 Bg7 7. Qc2 d6 8. h3
O-O 9. O-O Nc6 10. Ne4 Rc8 11. Nxf6+ Bxf6 12. d5 Na5 13. e4 a6 14. Bh6 Re8
15. c4 Rb8 16. Rab1 Bc8 17. Rfe1 Qc7 18. Re3 b5 19. b3 bxc4 20. bxc4 Rxb1+
21. Qxb1 Bd7 22. Qe1 e5 23. Nh2 Rb8 24. Ng4 Bxg4 25. hxg4 Rb4 26. Qc1 Qd7
27. Rh3 Qa4 28. Bd2 Qxa2 29. Bxb4 cxb4 30. c5 Nb3 31. Qc4 dxc5 32. Bc2 Qa1+
33. Kh2 Nd2 34. Qe2 Nf1+ 35. Kg1 Ng3+ 36. Qd1 Qxd1+ 37. Bxd1 Nxe4 38. Rd3 c4
39. Re3 Nc5 40. Kf1 a5 41. Ke1 a4 42. Bxa4 Nxa4 43. Re4 Nb6 44. d6 Kf8 45.
Kd2 Ke8 46. f4 Kd7 47. fxe5 Bg5+ 48. Kc2 Ke6 49. g3 Bh6 50. Re1 Bg7 51. Ra1
b3+ 52. Kc1 b2+ 53. Kxb2 Bxe5+ 54. Ka2 Bxa1 55. Kxa1 Kxd6  0-1

February 11, 2018

David Kernell(1923) - Charles Herbers(1983)  John Hurt Memorial 4    June 23, 2007
D06: QGD: Marshall defense

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 d5 3. cxd5 Nxd5 4. e4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nf3 Be7 7. Bd3 O-O 8.
h4 c5 9. e5 Nd5 10. Bxh7+ Kh8 11. Bb1 cxd4 12. Nxd5 Qxd5 13. Qd3 Bb4+ 14.
Kf1 f5 15. exf6 Qf5 16. fxg7+ Kxg7 17. Qxd4+ Qf6 18. Qg4+ Kh8 19. Qh5+ Kg8
20. Qh7# 1-0

February 10, 2018

Edgar Davison(1814) - David Kernell(1907)  Candidates Warmup #2, December 14, 2007
A47: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 b6: Torre, London and Colle Systems

1. d4 Nf6 2. e3 c5 3. c3 b6 4. Nf3 Bb7 5. Bd3 d6 6. Nbd2 Nbd7 7. e4 e6 8.
Qe2 Qc7 9. O-O Be7 10. Re1 Rc8 11. e5 Nd5 12. exd6 Bxd6 13. Nc4 Nf4 14.
Nxd6+ Qxd6 15. Bxf4 Qxf4 16. Be4 Bxe4 17. Qxe4 Qxe4 18. Rxe4 Nf6 19. Re5 Ke7
20. dxc5 Rxc5 21. Rxc5 bxc5 22. Rd1 Rb8 23. b3 c4 24. Nd4 Kd7 25. bxc4 a6
26. Nb3+ Kc6 27. f3 Nd7 28. Rb1 Rb6 29. Kf2 Ne5 30. Ke3 Nxc4+ 31. Kd4 Nd6
32. Na5+ Kc7 33. Rxb6 Kxb6 34. Nc4+ Nxc4 35. Kxc4 Kc6 36. Kb4 e5 37. g4 f6
38. Ka5 g6 39. Kb4 Kd5 40. Ka5 f5 41. gxf5 gxf5 42. Kxa6 Kc6 43. Ka5 e4 44.
fxe4 fxe4 0-1

February 09, 2018

David Kernell(1898) - Allan Bogle(1721)    47th Mid-South Open, November 17, 2007
A30: English: symmetrical, hedgehog system

1. Nf3 e6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. g3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O Be7 7. e3 O-O 8. d4
cxd4 9. exd4 Qc8 10. Re1 d5 11. Bg5 dxc4 12. Rc1 h6 13. Bxf6 Bxf6 14. Ne4
Bxe4 15. Rxe4 Nd7 16. Ne5 b5 17. Qh5 Rb8 18. Rg4 Bxe5 19. dxe5 f5 20. Rd4
Nxe5 21. Re1 Nd3 22. Rxe6 Rb6 23. Re7 Nb4 24. Rdd7 Rff6 25. Re8+ Qxe8 26.
Qxe8+ Kh7 27. Qe7 1-0

February 08, 2018

Graham Horobetz(2020) - Kyle Salzgeber(1415)     October Chess Festival  October 24, 2009  round 1
B34: Sicilian: accelerated fianchetto, modern variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. Be3 d6 7. Nb3 Nf6 8.
Qd2 Ng4 9. Bf4 O-O 10. O-O-O Qb6 11. f3 Bxc3 12. Qxc3 Nf2 13. Bh6 f6 14.
Bc4+ Kh8 15. Bxf8 Nxh1 16. Bxe7 h5 17. Qxf6+ Kh7 18. Bg8+ Kh6 19. Bf8# 1-0

February 07, 2018

Carlos Sims(1989) - Graham Horobetz(2082)  Get Ready for the Bluff City  April 08, 2011 round 1 
B30: Sicilian: Hungarian variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. Be2 Bg7 5. d3 Nf6 6. O-O d5 7. exd5 Nxd5 8.
Nxd5 Qxd5 9. Re1 O-O 10. a3 e5 11. h3 h6 12. Rb1 a5 13. Be3 Be6 14. Qc1 Kh7
15. Nd2 f5 16. Nc4 Ra6 17. Nd2 Qd6 18. Nc4 Qe7 19. f4 Bxc4 20. dxc4 e4 21.
c3 Raa8 22. Rd1 Rad8 23. Rd5 b6 24. Qc2 Qc7 25. Rbd1 Ne7 26. Rxd8 Rxd8 27.
Rxd8 Qxd8 28. Qd2 Qxd2 29. Bxd2 Nc6 30. Kf2 Bf6 31. Bd1 g5 32. g4 Kg6 33.
gxf5+ Kxf5 34. Bg4+ Kg6 35. f5+ Kf7 36. Ke3 Ne5 37. Kxe4 Nxc4 38. Bc1 Ne5
39. Be2 c4 40. Be3 b5 41. Bc5 a4 42. Bh5+ Kg7 43. Be2 Kf7 44. Bh5+ Kg7 45.
Be2 h5 46. Bd4 Nd3 47. Bxh5 Nxb2 48. Be8 Bxd4 49. Kxd4 Kf6 50. Bxb5 Kxf5 51.
Bxc4 Kf6 52. Be2 1-0

February 06, 2018

Jonathan Beatty(1666) - Graham Horobetz(2088)  GMCC Open  April 09, 2011 round 2 
B36: Sicilian: accelerated fianchetto, Gurgenidze variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Nc6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nf6 6. Nc3 Nxd4 7. Qxd4 d6
8. Be2 Bg7 9. O-O O-O 10. Qd3 Be6 11. Rb1 Nd7 12. Nd5 Bxd5 13. exd5 Nc5 14.
Qg3 Rc8 15. Be3 a5 16. Rfe1 Na4 17. Bd2 Nxb2 18. Qb3 a4 19. Qb4 a3 20. Qxa3
Nxc4 21. Bxc4 Rxc4 22. Rxb7 Rd4 23. Bg5 Qc8 24. Rbxe7 Qf5 25. Be3 Rxd5 26.
Kf1 Rd3 27. Qa6 Qd5 28. Qa4 Bc3 29. Bh6 Bxe1 30. Re8 1-0

February 05, 2018

Jonathan Beatty(1730) - Sam O'Bar(1833)   Mike Barton Memorial, August 20, 2011  round 2
D00: 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

February 04, 2018

Saurage-Beatty G/60;d5, Casual chess, Chess 960, and Bughouse Night
E81: King Indian: Sämisch: 6th move deviations (including 6 Be3 c6)

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 O-O 6. Be3 c5 7. Nge2 Nbd7 8. Qd2
e5 9. dxc5 dxc5 10. O-O-O Qa5 11. Bh6 Nb6 12. Bxg7 Kxg7 13. Ng3 Be6 14. Qg5 h6
15. Qxe5 Bxc4 16. Rd6 Be6 17. Nd5 Qe1+ 18. Kc2 Nbxd5 19. Rxd5 Bxd5 20. Be2 Qa5
21. exd5 Rfe8 22. Qf4 Rad8 23. a3 b5 24. h4 Rxd5 25. Ne4 Nxe4 26. fxe4 Qa4+ 27.
Kb1 Qxe4+ 28. Qxe4 Rxe4 29. Bf3 Red4 30. Bxd5 Rxd5 31. Kc2 Kf6 32. Re1 Rd4 0-1

February 03, 2018

Beatty-Horobetz G/60;d5, Casual chess, Chess 960, and Bughouse Night
A09: Réti Opening: 1 Nf3 d5 2 c4

1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 d4 3. g3 c5 4. b4 cxb4 5. a3 b3 6. Qxb3 Nc6 7. Bg2 e5 8. d3 Nf6
9. O-O Nd7 10. Bb2 Nc5 11. Qc2 Be7 12. Nbd2 O-O 13. Nb3 Be6 14. Rad1 Nxb3 15.
Qxb3 Qc7 16. Qc2 Rad8 17. Nd2 Na5 18. f4 exf4 19. gxf4 Bd6 20. f5 Bxh2+ 21. Kh1
Bc8 22. Nf3 Be5 23. e3 Rd6 24. Bxd4 Bxd4 25. Nxd4 Rh6+ 26. Kg1 Qh2+ 27. Kf2
Qh4+ 28. Kg1 Qh2+ 29. Kf2 Nc6 30. Nf3 Qd6 31. d4 Qxa3 32. Rh1 Rxh1 33. Rxh1 Nb4
34. Qe4 Qd3 35. Ne5 Bxf5 36. Qxd3 Nxd3+ 37. Nxd3 Bxd3 38. c5 b5 39. c6 b4 40.
Bd5 a5 41. Ra1 b3 42. Bxb3 Bb5 43. d5 Ra8 44. c7 Kf8 45. Rxa5 1/2-1/2

February 02, 2018

Sood-Saurage Memphis Reserve March 19, 2017, round 4
B13: Caro-Kann: Exchange Variation and Panov-Botvinnik Attack

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Nf3 Bg4 5. Ne5 Bxd1 6. Bb5+ Nc6 7. Nxc6 Qb6
8. Nxa7+ Kd8 9. Kxd1 Rxa7 10. Nc3 Qxd4+ 11. Ke2 Qe5+ 12. Kf3 e6 13. Be3 Qf5+
14. Kg3 Bd6+ 15. f4 Nf6 16. Bd3 Bxf4+ 17. Bxf4 Qg4+ 18. Kf2 Qxf4+ 19. Ke2 d4
20. Nb5 Qe3+ 21. Kd1 Ng4 22. Rf1 Ra8 23. Nd6 Nf2+ 0-1

February 01, 2018

Shen-Wu Memphis Reserve March 19, 2017, round 5
Nimzo-Indian: Fischer variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. e3 b6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Bd3 Bxc3+ 7. bxc3 Bb7
8. O-O d6 9. Bc2 c5 10. Re1 Qc7 11. Qd3 Be4 12. Qd2 Bxf3 13. gxf3 cxd4 14.
Qxd4 Nc6 15. Qd3 Ne5 16. Qe2 Qxc4 17. Qxc4 Nxc4 18. f4 d5 19. Bb3 Rad8 20.
Rd1 Ne4 21. Bxc4 dxc4 22. Bb2 Nc5 23. Rd4 Rxd4 24. exd4 Nd3 25. Bc1 Rc8 26.
Be3 f5 27. Kg2 Kf7 28. Kh3 Ke7 29. Kh4 Kd6 30. Rg1 Rc7 31. Kg5 b5 32. Rb1 a6
33. a4 Rb7 34. axb5 Rxb5 35. Rxb5 axb5 36. h4 b4 37. cxb4 Nxb4 38. Bd2 Na2
39. h5 c3 40. Be3 c2 41. h6 gxh6+ 42. Kxh6 c1=Q 43. Bxc1 Nxc1 44. Kxh7 Ne2
45. Kg7 Nxd4 46. Kf6 Kd5 47. Kg5 Ke4 48. f3+ Kxf3 49. Kh4 Kxf4 50. Kh3 Kf3
51. Kh2 Kf2 52. Kh3 e5 53. Kh4 e4 54. Kg5 e3 55. Kf4 e2 56. Ke5 e1=Q+ 57.
Kxd4 Qe4+ 58. Kc5 Ke3 59. Kd6 Kd4 60. Kd7 Qe5 0-1

January 31, 2018

Beatty-She City Championship March 18, 2017, round 1
A13: English Opening: 1...e6

1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 e6 3. b3 Nf6 4. Bb2 c5 5. cxd5 exd5 6. d4 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Nc6 8.
Nxc6 bxc6 9. e3 Bd6 10. Be2 O-O 11. O-O Qe7 12. Nc3 Rd8 13. Bf3 Bf5 14. Rc1
Rac8 15. Qe2 Ne4 16. g3 Nxc3 17. Bxc3 Ba3 18. Bb2 h6 19. Rfd1 Bxb2 20. Qxb2 Rc7
21. Rd4 Rb8 22. Qc3 Rbb7 23. Ra4 Be6 24. Ra5 Qd6 25. Rc5 Bd7 26. Bxd5 Rb6 
27. Bf3 a6 28. Rd1 Qe6 29. Re5 Qf6 30. Rxd7 1-0

January 30, 2018

She-King City Championship March 19, 2017, round 4
D47: Semi-Slav: Meran System

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8. Bd3
Bd6 9. O-O O-O 10. a3 Bb7 11. b4 a5 12. Rb1 axb4 13. axb4 Qe7 14. Qb3 Nd5 15.
Nxd5 exd5 16. Bd2 Ra4 17. Ra1 Rfa8 18. Rxa4 Rxa4 19. Bc2 g6 20. Qb1 Ra8 21. e4
dxe4 22. Bxe4 Nf6 23. Re1 Nxe4 24. Rxe4 Ra1 25. Qxa1 Qxe4 26. Qe1 Qxe1+ 27.
Bxe1 f6 28. Kf1 Bc8 29. h3 Kf7 30. Bc3 Ke6 31. Ke2 Kd5 32. Nd2 Bf5 33. Ke3 g5
34. f3 Bf4+ 35. Ke2 Bc2 36. Kf2 Bd6 37. Ke3 f5 38. Nf1 f4+ 39. Kd2 Bf5 40. g4
fxg3 41. Ne3+ Ke6 42. Nxf5 Kxf5 43. Ke2 Ke6 44. Bd2 Bf4 45. Be1 g2 0-1

January 29, 2018

King-Kong City Championship March 19, 2017, round 5
D30: Queen's Gambit Declined: Systems without Nc3

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. b3 Nbd7 6. Bb2 Bd6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O
b6 9. Nbd2 Bb7 10. Ne5 c5 11. f4 Ne4 12. cxd5 exd5 13. dxc5 Bxc5 14. Qe2 Ndf6
15. Ndf3 Rc8 16. a3 Qe7 17. Nd4 Bxd4 18. Bxd4 Nc3 19. Qb2 Nce4 20. Rfc1 Rxc1+
21. Rxc1 Rc8 22. Rxc8+ Bxc8 23. Nc6 Qc7 24. Qc2 h6 25. Nxa7 Qxc2 26. Bxc2 Bb7
27. Bxb6 Kf8 28. Bd4 Ke7 29. Nb5 g6 30. Nc3 Kd6 31. h3 h5 32. Bxf6 Nxf6 33.
Nb5+ Kc5 34. Nd4 Ne4 35. Bxe4 dxe4 36. g4 hxg4 37. hxg4 f6 38. g5 fxg5 39. fxg5
Bd5 40. Kf2 Bf7 41. Kg3 Kd6 42. Kf4 Kd5 43. Ne2 Kd6 44. b4 Bc4 45. Nc3 Kc6 46.
Kxe4 Bb3 47. Ke5 Kd7 48. Kf6 Bc2 49. e4 Ke8 50. Kxg6 Kf8 51. Kf6 Bb3 52. e5 Bf7
53. e6 Be8 54. g6 Kg8 55. Nd5 Kh8 56. g7+ Kh7 57. Ne7 Kh6 58. g8=Q Kh5 59. Qg5#
1-0

January 28, 2018

Horobetz-Beatty City Championship March 19, 2017, round 4
B01: Scandinavian Defence

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. d4 Nxd5 4. c4 Nb6 5. Nc3 e5 6. dxe5 Qxd1+ 7. Nxd1 Nc6
8. f4 Be6 9. Ne3 O-O-O 10. Nf3 Bc5 11. b3 Nb4 12. Be2 f6 13. Bd2 g5 14. fxg5
fxe5 15. O-O-O Nd3+ 16. Bxd3 Rxd3 17. Nc2 e4 18. Ne5 Rdd8 19. Rde1 Bd6 20. Rxe4
Bf5 21. Ree1 Rhf8 22. Rhf1 Bxc2 23. Rxf8 Rxf8 24. Kxc2 Rf2 25. Nd3 Rxg2 26. c5
1-0

January 27, 2018

Beatty-Kong City Championship March 18, 2017, round 3
D45: Semi-Slav: 5 e3

1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 c6 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. d4 Nbd7 6. cxd5 cxd5 7. Bd3 a6 8. O-O
Bd6 9. b3 O-O 10. Bb2 b5 11. Rc1 Bb7 12. Qe2 Qb6 13. Rc2 Rac8 14. Rfc1 Rc7 15.
Nb1 Rfc8 16. Rxc7 Rxc7 17. Rxc7 Qxc7 18. Qc2 Qxc2 19. Bxc2 Kf8 20. Kf1 Ke7 21.
Ke2 Nb8 22. g3 Nc6 23. a3 g6 24. Ne1 Nd7 25. Nc3 b4 26. axb4 Nxb4 27. Ba3 a5
28. Bxb4 axb4 29. Na2 Nb8 30. Bd3 Nc6 31. Bb5 Na5 32. Ba4 Bc6 33. Bxc6 Nxc6 34.
Ng2 Na5 35. Nc1 Kf6 36. Kd3 Kf5 37. f3 h5 38. Ne1 Kg5 39. Ke2 Kf5 40. Ncd3 f6
41. Nf2 e5 42. dxe5 fxe5 43. e4+ Ke6 44. exd5+ Kxd5 45. Ne4 Nc6 46. Nxd6 Kxd6
47. Nd3 Nd4+ 48. Ke3 Nxb3 49. Nxb4 Nd4 50. Ke4 Ne6 51. h4 Nc5+ 
52. Ke3 Ke6 53. Nd3 Nd7 54. Nf2 Nb6 55. Ne4 Nd5+ 56. Kd3 Nf6 57. Ng5+ Kf5 58.
Ke3 Nd5+ 59. Kd3 Nb4+ 60. Kc4 Nc2 61. Kd5 Ne3+ 62. Kd6 Nf1 63. Ne4 Ne3 64. Ke7
Nd5+ 65. Kf7 g5 66. Nd6# 1-0

January 26, 2018

Kong-Puckett City Championship March 19, 2017, round 4
B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. f4 e6 5. Nf3 c5 6. c3 Ne7 7. Be3 Nec6 8. dxc5
Nd7 9. b4 Be7 10. Nbd2 f6 11. Bd4 O-O 12. g3 Be4 13. Bh3 fxe5 14. Bxe6+ Kh8 15.
Nxe4 exd4 16. Bxd5 dxc3 17. Bxc6 bxc6 18. Nxc3 Bf6 19. Rc1 a5 20. a3 axb4 21.
axb4 Qe7+ 22. Kf2 Nxc5 23. Re1 Qa7 24. bxc5 Qxc5+ 25. Re3 Ra3 26. Qe1 g5 27.
Ne4 Qa7 28. Nxf6 gxf4 29. gxf4 Rxf6 30. Rcc3 Ra2+ 31. Kf1 Qa6+ 32. Kg1 Rg6+ 33.
Kh1 Ra1 34. Rc1 Rxc1 35. Qxc1 Qa2 36. Qc3+ Kg8 37. Qb3+ Qxb3 38. Rxb3 Rg4 39.
Rb4 Kg7 40. Ne5 1-0

January 25, 2018

Beatty-King City Championship March 18, 2017, round 2
D45: Semi-Slav: 5 e3

1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 c6 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. d4 Nbd7 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Bd3 Bd6 8.
O-O O-O 9. Re1 Re8 10. Qc2 h6 11. Bd2 Nf8 12. h3 Bd7 13. e4 dxe4 14. Nxe4 Nxe4
15. Bxe4 Be6 16. Ne5 Qb6 17. Bc3 f6 18. Ng4 Qb5 19. Ne3 Rad8 20. Bd3 Qh5 21.
Re2 Qf7 22. Rae1 Bb8 23. Nf5 Bxf5 24. Bxf5 Rxe2 25. Qxe2 Bd6 26. Bd3 Kh8 27.
Bc4 Qg6 28. h4 h5 29. Bd3 Qf7 30. Bc4 Qg6 1/2-1/2

January 24, 2018

King-Puckett City Championship March 18, 2017, round 1
D30: QGD: Systems without Nc3

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. b3 Bd6 6. Bb2 O-O 7. Bd3 b6 8. O-O Bb7
9. Nbd2 c5 10. Qb1 Nc6 11. dxc5 bxc5 12. Bxf6 Qxf6 13. Bxh7+ Kh8 14. Bd3 g5 15.
h3 Kg7 16. Re1 Ne5 17. Qc2 dxc4 18. Be4 Bxe4 19. Qxe4 cxb3 20. axb3 Rfd8 21.
Ra6 Nd3 22. Rf1 Qe7 23. Nxg5 Qxg5 24. Rxd6 Rxd6 25. Qxa8 Qe7 26. Nc4 Rd5 27.
Qb8 Rg5 28. Rd1 Qf6 29. Rxd3 Qg6 30. e4 Rxg2+ 31. Kf1 Rg1+ 32. Ke2 Qxe4+ 33.
Re3 Qc2+ 34. Nd2 Qd1+ 35. Kd3 Rg5 36. Rg3 Rxg3+ 37. Qxg3+ Kf8 38. Qd6+ Ke8 39.
Qxc5 Qh1 40. Qb5+ Kf8 41. h4 e5 42. Qxe5 Qxh4 43. Qd6+ Ke8 44. Qb8+ Ke7 45.
Qxa7+ Kf8 46. Qb8+ Ke7 47. Qe5+ Kf8 48. Ne4 Qh3+ 49. Kc2 Qh7 50. Kb2 1-0

January 23, 2018

King-Horobetz City Championship March 18, 2017, round 3
E41: Nimzo-Indian: Rubinstein

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 c5 5. Bd3 Nc6 6. Nf3 d6 7. O-O Bxc3 8.
bxc3 O-O 9. e4 e5 10. d5 Ne7 11. Nh4 h6 12. Bc2 Re8 13. f3 Nd7 14. g3 Nf8
15. Bd2 Bd7 16. a4 a5 17. Nf5 Nxf5 18. exf5 Qf6 19. Qb1 Nh7 20. Ra2 Qe7 21.
Rb2 Bc8 22. Kg2 Nf6 23. Re1 Qc7 24. Bc1 Rb8 25. Bd2 Ra8 26. Qd1 b6 27. Bd3
Rb8 28. Qc2 Bd7 29. h3 Bc8 30. Rbb1 Ba6 31. g4 Kf8 32. Kf2 Qe7 33. Re3 Nd7
34. Kg2 f6 35. Kf2 Kf7 36. Rg1 Rh8 37. h4 Rbf8 38. Ke1 Ke8 39. Kd1 Kd8 40.
Kc1 Kc7 41. Kb2 Kb8 42. Ka3 Bc8 43. Be1 Ka8 44. Qb1 Ba6 45. Bf2 Re8 46. Re2
Ref8 47. Kb3 Bc8 48. Be4 Ba6 49. Qd3 Qd8 50. Ka3 Qe7 51. Rb2 Ka7 52. Re1 Qd8
53. Reb1 Qe7 54. Qf1 Rb8 55. Re1 Rbf8 56. Qd3 Qd8 57. Be3 Qe7 58. Rh1 Qd8
59. Rbh2 Qe7 60. Kb3 Bc8 61. Rh3 Ka8 62. Qb1 Qd8 63. R1h2 Qe7 64. Qh1 Nb8
65. Qb1 Nd7 66. Ka3 Ba6 67. Qf1 Bc8 68. Rb2 Ba6 69. Kb3 Bc8 70. Rbh2 Nb8 71.
Qd3 Nd7 72. Qd2 Nb8 73. Qg2 Bd7 74. Ka3 Bc8 75. Rh1 Ba6 76. Bd3 Bc8 77. R3h2
Ka7 78. Qc2 Nd7 79. Be4 Ba6 80. Kb3 Bc8 81. Qg2 Nb8 82. Qg3 Ka8 83. Rg1 Ka7
84. Qg2 Qd8 85. Qc2 Qe7 86. Rgh1 Qd8 87. Rg1 Qe7 88. g5 hxg5 89. hxg5 Rxh2
90. Qxh2 Bd7 91. Ka3 Qe8 92. gxf6 gxf6 93. Rg7 Rh8 94. Qg2 Ka8 95. Qb2 Qf8
96. Rg6 Be8 97. Qxb6 Bxg6 98. Qxa5+ Kb7 99. fxg6 f5 100. g7 Qxg7 101. Qb5+
Ka7 102. Bxf5 Qb7 103. Be4 Na6 104. Bg5 Nc7 105. Qxb7+ Kxb7 106. Be7 Ne8
107. a5 Ka6 108. Bg6 Kxa5 109. Bxe8 Rxe8 110. Bxd6 Kb6 111. Kb3 e4 112. fxe4
Rxe4 1/2-1/2

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