Game of the Day Part 26
This page was last updated on: 11 December, 2018
December 24, 2018

Rice-Gupta 2017 Memphis Reserve March 18, 2017, round 3
B33: Sicilian: Lasker-Pelikan and Sveshnikov Variations

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5 a6 8.
Na3 b5 9. Nd5 Be7 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. c3 O-O 12. Bd3 Bg5 13. Nc2 f5 14. Qe2 f4
15. Qf3 Be6 16. O-O-O Rb8 17. Kb1 Qd7 18. b3 a5 19. Rc1 b4 20. cxb4 axb4 21.
Bc4 Na5 22. Ncxb4 Rxb4 23. Nxb4 Nxc4 24. Qd3 Qb5 25. a3 Rc8 26. Rc2 Rb8 27. f3
Nxa3+ 0-1

December 23, 2018

Horobetz-Bansal Pawn Power 11 May 17, 2014, round 2 
B33: Sicilian: Pelikan and Sveshnikov Variations

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 a6 10. Na3 f5 11. Be2 Nd7 12. Nc4 Nc5 13. O-O g6 14. f4 Nd7 15.
a5 Bg7 16. Nxd6+ Kf8 17. Nc4 e4 18. Be3 Rb8 19. Qd2 Qe7 20. Rac1 Nf6 21. b4 Qf7
22. Bc5+ Kg8 23. Bd6 1-0

December 22, 2018

Chris Albonetti(1607) Tony Maneclang(1707)  Pawn Power Open 7(G/60)   May 29, 2010  round 1
B33: Sicilian: Pelikan and Sveshnikov Variations

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5 a6 8.
Bxf6 gxf6 9. Na3 b5 10. Nd5 f5 11. Bd3 f4 12. Qd2 Be6 13. O-O-O Bxd5 14.
exd5 Ne7 15. Be2 h5 16. Kb1 Qc7 17. g4 h4 18. c3 Qc5 19. f3 Nc8 20. Nc2 a5
21. Na3 Rb8 22. Rc1 Na7 23. b4 Qb6 24. Rc2 Bg7 25. Bd3 O-O 26. g5 f6 27.
gxf6 Rxf6 28. Qe2 Qe3 29. bxa5 Qxe2 30. Bxe2 b4 31. Rb2 e4 32. Rxb4 Rxb4+
33. cxb4 e3 34. Rg1 Kf7 35. b5 Nxb5 36. Nxb5 Kf8 37. a6 Rf7 38. a7 1-0

December 21, 2018

J. Ice - Jack Smith        PCCCH 1975 
B33: Sicilian: Pelikan and Sveshnikov Variations 

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5
6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5 a6 8. Bxf6 gxf6 9. Na3 b5 10. Nd5 Bh6
11. Bd3 Be6 12. Qh5 Bg7 13. c3 Rc8 14. f3 f5 15. Nc2 O-O
16. g4 h6 17. O-O-O b4 18. h4 f6 19. Rdg1 bxc3 20. b3 Qa5
21. a4 Rc7 22. g5 Bf7 23. Nxf6+ Kh8 24. gxh6 Bxh5
25. hxg7+ Rxg7 26. Rg5 Rxf6 27. Rxh5+ Kg8 28. Bc4+ Kf8
29. Rh8+ Ke7 30. h5 Qc5 31. Rf1 Rf8 32. h6 Rg1 33. Rh7+
Kf6 34. Kd1 Rxf1+ 35. Bxf1 Qf2 36. Be2 Nd4 37. Nxd4 Qxd4+
38. Ke1 c2 39. Rc7 Qa1+ 40. Kf2 c1=Q 0-1

December 20, 2018

John Van Doren(1304) - Gary Pylant(1809)  Short Swiss V  May 27, 2005 
B33: Sicilian: Pelikan (Lasker/Sveshnikov) variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Nf3 Bb4 7. Bd2 O-O
8. Bd3 d5 9. Nxd5 Nxd5 10. exd5 Qxd5 11. Bxb4 Nxb4 12. Qe2 Nxd3+ 13. Qxd3
Qa5+ 14. Qc3 Qxc3+ 15. bxc3 f6 16. O-O Bf5 17. Rac1 Rac8 18. Nh4 Be6 19.
Rfe1 Rxc3 20. f4 Rc4 21. g3 e4 22. f5 Bd5 23. Red1 Bc6 24. Ng2 Rc3 25. Re1
Rd8 26. Re3 Rc5 27. g4 Rd2 28. Ne1 Rc4 29. Ra3 a6 30. Re3 Ba4 31. a3 Bxc2
32. Nxc2 Rcxc2 33. Rxc2 Rxc2 34. Rxe4 Ra2 35. Ra4 Kf7 36. Rc4 g6 37. Rc7+
Kg8 38. Rxb7 Rxa3 39. fxg6 hxg6 40. Kg2 g5 41. h3 a5 42. Ra7 a4 43. Kh2 Ra2+
44. Kg3 a3 45. Kf3 Ra1 46. Kg3 a2 47. Kh2 Kf8 48. Kg2 Ke8 49. Kf2 Rh1 50.
Rxa2 Rh2+ 0-1

December 19, 2018

Linxwiler-Pylant   Bluff City Open  October 08, 1988  
B33: Sicilian: Pelikan and Sveshnikov Variations

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5 a6 8.
Na3 b5 9. Nd5 Be7 10. Bxf6 gxf6 11. c3 O-O 12. Qh5 Be6 13. Bd3 f5 14. exf5 Bxd5
15. f6 1-0

December 18, 2018

Robert Ilderton(2178) - Gary Pylant(2036)   T.R.O.T.R.G!  July 29, 1978  
B33: Sicilian: Pelikan and Sveshnikov Variations

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5 a6 8.
Bxf6 gxf6 9. Na3 b5 10. Nd5 f5 11. Bd3 f4 12. c3 Bg7 13. Nc2 Be6 14. a4 bxa4
15. Rxa4 a5 16. Bb5 Bd7 17. Na3 Rb8 18. Rc4 Na7 19. Bxd7+ Qxd7 20. Rc7 Qd8 21.
Qa4+ Kf8 22. Rxa7 1-0

December 17, 2018

Nathan Vogt(1824) - Tony Maneclang(1732)   City Championship  February 01, 2010  round 3
B33: Sicilian: Pelikan and Sveshnikov Variations

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5 a6 8.
Na3 b5 9. Nd5 Be7 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. Be2 O-O 12. O-O Bg5 13. c4 b4 14. Nc2 a5
15. Nde3 Bxe3 16. Nxe3 Nd4 17. Nc2 Nxc2 18. Qxc2 Qb6 19. Rad1 Be6 20. Rd3 Rac8
21. b3 Rc7 22. Qd2 Rd7 23. Rd1 Rfd8 24. Rg3 Kh8 25. Bg4 Rf8 26. Qg5 f6 27. Qh4 f5
28. Rh3 g6 29. exf5 Bxf5 30. Rd2 Kg8 31. Rf3 Qd8 32. Qxd8 Rdxd8 33. Bxf5 gxf5
34. Rfd3 Kf7 35. Rxd6 Rxd6 36. Rxd6 Ra8 37. g3 a4 38. Rb6 axb3 39. axb3 e4
40. Kf1 h5 41. Ke2 h4 42. Rxb4 hxg3 43. hxg3 Ke6 44. Ke3 Ra2 45. Rb6+ Ke5 46.
Rb5+ Ke6 47. f3 exf3 48. Kxf3 Ra1 49. Kf2 Rc1 50. Kg2 Rc2+ 51. Kf3 Rc1 52. Rb8
Rf1+ 53. Ke3 Rc1 54. Kd2 Rg1 55. Re8+ Kd6 56. Re3 Kc5 57. Kc3 Rc1+ 58. Kb2 Rf1
59. Rd3 f4 60. Rd5+ Kc6 61. gxf4 Rxf4 62. Kc3 Rf3+ 63. Kb4 Re3 64. Rh5 Rf3 65.
Rh6+ Kc7 66. c5 Rf4+ 67. Kb5 Rg4 68. b4 Rf4 69. Rh7+ Kc8 70. c6 Rf5+ 71. Kb6
Rf8 72. Ra7 1-0

December 16, 2018

Roy Nilsson(1799) - Shaun Burgess(1647)   John Hurt Memorial,  June 30, 2012, round 1
B33: Sicilian: Pelikan (Lasker/Sveshnikov) variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. a4 a6 8.
Na3 Be6 9. Bg5 Be7 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. Nc4 Be7 12. Ne3 Nb4 13. Ncd5 Bxd5 14.
Nxd5 Nxd5 15. Qxd5 Qc7 16. Bc4 O-O 17. O-O Rac8 18. b3 Qb6 19. a5 Qc7 20.
Rfd1 Kh8 21. Ra4 f5 22. Bd3 fxe4 23. Bxe4 Qc6 24. Qxc6 bxc6 25. Bd3 Ra8 26.
Rc4 Rfc8 1/2-1/2

December 15, 2018

Dolz-Sytnytsky, Free Chess Tournament at the Library! September 27, 2014, round 2
B33: Sicilian: Pelikan and Sveshnikov Variations

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Nf3 Bb4 7. Bg5 h6 8.
Bxf6 Qxf6 9. a3 Bxc3+ 10. bxc3 O-O 11. Bc4 Qg6 12. O-O Qxe4 13. Bd3 Qa4 14. Re1
Re8 15. Re4 Qa5 16. c4 f5 17. Re2 e4 18. Nd2 Rf8 19. Nxe4 fxe4 20. Bxe4 Qc3 21.
Qd5+ Kh8 22. Rae1 Qf6 23. Bd3 Ne7 24. Rxe7 Qxf2+ 25. Kh1 d6 26. Qxd6 Bh3 27.
Qg6 Bf5 28. Qxg7# 1-0

December 14, 2018

Horobetz-Bansal Game in 85;d1, September 05, 2014
B33: Sicilian: Pelikan (Lasker/Sveshnikov) variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 a6 7. Nd6+ Bxd6
8. Qxd6 Qe7 9. Qxe7+ Nxe7 10. Bg5 Neg8 11. O-O-O h6 12. Be3 b5 13. a4 bxa4
14. f3 Ne7 15. Nxa4 Bb7 16. Nc5 Bc8 17. Na4 Bb7 18. Nb6 Rb8 19. Nc4 Nc6 20.
Bc5 Rg8 21. Nd6+ Kd8 22. Nxf7+ Kc8 23. Bc4 Ne8 24. Nxe5 Nxe5 25. Bxg8 Bc6
26. f4 Ng4 27. Bf7 Nef6 28. e5 Ne4 29. e6 Nxc5 30. e7 Nf6 31. Rhe1 Kc7 32.
e8=Q Nxe8 33. Rxe8 Rxe8 34. Bxe8 Kc8 35. Bf7 Bxg2 36. Rg1 Bb7 37. Rxg7 Be4
38. b4 Nb7 39. Bc4 a5 40. Ba6 axb4 41. Bxb7+ Bxb7 42. Rh7 Bc6 43. Rxh6 Kc7
44. h4 d6 45. h5 Kb6 46. Rh8 d5 47. h6 Kb5 48. Rf8 1-0

December 13, 2018

Roy Nilsson(1724) - Kamron Jafari(1319)   Mike Barton Memorial, August 20, 2011  round 3
B33: Sicilian: Pelikan (Lasker/Sveshnikov) variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5 a6 8.
Na3 Be7 9. Bxf6 Bxf6 10. Nd5 Be6 11. Nc4 Be7 12. Nxe7 Bxc4 13. Nxc6 Qc7 14.
Bxc4 Qxc6 15. Bd5 Qc7 16. O-O O-O 17. Kh1 Rac8 18. c3 Kh8 19. f4 f6 20. f5
Qb6 21. Qe2 Rc7 22. Rf3 Rfc8 23. Rh3 h6 24. Rd1 Qb5 25. Qxb5 axb5 26. a3 b6
27. Rhd3 Rd8 28. g4 Kh7 29. Kg2 g6 30. Be6 Rc6 31. fxg6+ Kxg6 32. Bf5+ Kg5
33. h4+ Kxh4 34. Rh1+ Kg5 35. Rh5+ Kf4 36. Rf3# 1-0

December 12, 2018

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

December 11, 2018

Jordan Berryhill(1523) - Jonathan Beatty(1730)  Mike Barton Memorial, August 20, 2011  round 1
B33: 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. Bd3 Be7 10. O-O O-O 11. Be3 a6 12. Nc3 f5 13. f3 f4 14. Bf2
Nd7 15. a4 Rf6 16. a5 Rh6 17. Ne4 Nf6 18. g4 Nxe4 19. Bxe4 Bd7 20. Bb6 Qf8
21. c4 Rc8 22. b3 Bd8 23. Qe1 Bxb6+ 24. axb6 Qd8 25. Qf2 Rc5 26. Rfc1 Qxb6
27. h4 Qd8 28. g5 Rh5 29. Kg2 0-1

December 10, 2018

Roy Nilsson(1734) - Sam O'Bar(1808)   Greater Memphis Open, September 18, 2011  round 5
B33: Sicilian: Pelikan and Sveshnikov Variations

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5 a6 8.
Na3 b5 9. Nd5 Be7 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. c3 Bg5 12. Nc2 O-O 13. h4 Bh6 14. g4 g6 15.
g5 Bg7 16. Nce3 Rb8 17. Ng4 Bxg4 18. Qxg4 Ne7 19. h5 f5 20. gxf6 Nxd5 21. fxg7
Rf4 22. Qe6+ Kxg7 23. exd5 Qb6 24. O-O-O Qxf2 25. hxg6 hxg6 26. Qxd6 1-0

December 09, 2018

Lahde-Middleton  Tennessee Open, September 03, 1966  round 1
B33: Sicilian: Pelikan and Sveshnikov Variations

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. Bg5 Rb8 8.
Bc4 h6 9. Bxf6 Qxf6 10. O-O Bb4 11. Ne2 Bc5 12. b3 O-O 13. c3 Bb7 14. Qxd7 Rfd8
15. Qf5 Qe7 16. Rfd1 Rf8 17. Rd7 Qe8 18. Rd3 Bc8 19. Qg6 Be6 20. Bxe6 Bxf2+ 21.
Kh1 fxe6 22. Qxe8 Rfxe8 23. Rd6 Rbd8 24. Rad1 Rc8 25. Ng1 Bb6 26. Nf3 c5 27. c4
Bc7 28. Rc6 Bb8 29. Rxc8 Rxc8 30. Rd7 Kh7 31. Kg1 Kg6 32. Kf2 Kf6 33. Ne1 Rc6
34. Nd3 Bc7 35. Ke2 h5 36. g3 Bb6 37. Nb2 g6 38. Na4 Kg5 39. Kf3 Bc7 40. Nc3 a6
41. h3 h4 42. g4 Ba5 43. Nd1 Bb4 44. Ke3 a5 45. Nb2 Bc3 46. Nd3 a4 47. Rb7 axb3
48. axb3 Ra6 49. Kf2 Bd4+ 50. Kf1 Ra1+ 51. Kg2 Ra2+ 52. Kf1 Rd2 53. Ne1 Rf2+
54. Kg1 Rf7+ 0-1

December 08, 2018

Roy Nilsson(1728) - Jonathan Beatty(1869)  Game in 90 Fun, October 21, 2011  round 2
B33: Sicilian: Pelikan and Sveshnikov Variations

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5 a6 8.
Na3 b5 9. Nd5 Be7 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. c3 Bg5 12. Nc2 O-O 13. h4 Bh6 14. g4 Bf4
15. Qf3 Be6 16. Nxf4 exf4 17. Qxf4 Rc8 18. Ne3 Qa5 19. Nf5 b4 20. Qg5 Bxf5 21.
Qxf5 Ne5 22. Be2 bxc3 23. O-O cxb2 24. Rab1 Qd2 25. Bxa6 Rc1 26. Kg2 Rxb1 27.
Rxb1 Qc2 0-1

December 07, 2018

Horobetz-Bansal Pawn Power Open 14 April 29, 2017, round 1
B33: Sicilian: Pelikan and Sveshnikov Variations

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 Bf5 10. Be2 Be7 11. O-O O-O 12. f4 Qc8 13. c3 Bd7 14. Kh1 Bxb5
15. axb5 Nd7 16. Be3 b6 17. Ra4 Qb7 18. Rc4 Rac8 19. Rc6 Nb8 20. f5 Nxc6 21.
bxc6 Qc7 22. Qa4 Ra8 23. f6 Bd8 24. Qg4 g6 25. Qh4 Kh8 26. Rf3 1-0

December 06, 2018

Shen-Beatty  Memphis Candidates 2018, January 20, 2018  round 1
B33: Sicilian: Pelikan and Sveshnikov Variations

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. c4 Be7 10. Be2 O-O 11. O-O f5 12. Bd2 Nd7 13. b4 a6 14. Nc3 Bf6 15.
Rc1 Kh8 16. Qc2 Bg5 17. f4 exf4 18. Na4 Ne5 19. Bxf4 Bxf4 20. Rxf4 g5 21. Rff1
f4 22. Qb2 Bd7 23. Nc3 Qb6+ 24. Kh1 Rae8 25. Ne4 g4 26. Qc3 Kg8 27. c5 dxc5 28.
bxc5 Qh6 29. Kg1 f3 30. Bd1 Bb5 31. Nd6 g3 32. h3 f2+ 33. Kh1 Nd3 34. Nxb5 Qxc1
35. Qxd3 Qe3 36. Qb1 Qe1 37. Bc2 Qxf1+ 38. Qxf1 Re1 39. Bd3 Rfe8 40. Nd4 Rxf1+
41. Bxf1 Re1 0-1

December 05, 2018

Middleton-Haring  Conway Class Tournament 1975
B08: Pirc Defence: Classical System

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Be2 O-O 6. O-O c6 7. h3 Qc7 8. Be3
Nbd7 9. Qd2 e5 10. dxe5 Nxe5 11. Rad1 Nxf3+ 12. Bxf3 Rd8 13. e5 Ne8 14. Bf4 d5
15. e6 Qe7 16. exf7+ Qxf7 17. Rfe1 Bf5 18. Bg5 Nf6 19. Re2 Re8 20. Rde1 Rxe2
21. Rxe2 Re8 22. Rxe8+ Qxe8 1/2-1/2

December 04, 2018

Haring-Hornyak  Hunter Weaks Memorial 1976  round 3
C68: Ruy Lopez: Exchange Variation, sidelines

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. O-O Bg4 6. h3 h5 7. d3 Qf6 8. Be3
Bxf3 9. Qxf3 Qxf3 10. gxf3 f6 11. f4 exf4 12. Bxf4 Bd6 13. Be3 g5 14. Nd2 Ne7
15. f4 g4 16. Nc4 Ng6 17. Nxd6+ cxd6 18. Kg2 Nh4+ 19. Kg3 Nf3 20. Rh1 Kf7 21.
hxg4 hxg4 22. Rxh8 Rxh8 23. Kxg4 1-0

December 03, 2018

Middleton-Haring  Hunter Weaks Memorial 1975  round 5
B08: Pirc Defence: Classical System

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Be2 O-O 6. O-O Nc6 7. h3 Nd7 8. Be3
e5 9. Qd2 a6 10. Rad1 b5 11. dxe5 Ndxe5 12. Nxe5 dxe5 13. Bc5 Qxd2 14. Rxd2 Rd8
15. Nd5 Be6 16. Rfd1 Bxd5 17. Rxd5 Nd4 18. Rxd8+ Rxd8 19. Kf1 Bf6 20. c3 Nxe2
21. Rxd8+ Bxd8 22. Kxe2 f5 23. Bb4 c6 24. Bd6 Bf6 25. Kd3 Kf7 1/2-1/2

December 02, 2018

Haring-Smith  Hunter Weaks Memorial February 22, 1976  round 4
B22: Sicilian: 2 c3

1. e4 c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. d4 cxd4 5. Qxd4 e6 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Qe4 f5 8. Qe2
Be7 9. g3 O-O 10. Bg2 Qc7 11. O-O d6 12. exd6 Bxd6 13. Nbd2 Nb6 14. Nc4 Nxc4
15. Qxc4 Bd7 16. Rd1 Rad8 17. Bg5 f4 18. Bxd8 1-0

December 01, 2018

Beatty-Sytnytsky, Free at the Library, July 30, 2016  round 3
E61: King Indian: Early deviations for White, including Smyslov System

1. c4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. g3 O-O 6. Bg2 Re8 7. d5 Nb8 8. O-O
d6 9. h3 Nbd7 10. Qc2 e5 11. e4 h6 12. Be3 b6 13. b4 a5 14. a3 axb4 15. axb4
Bb7 16. Rxa8 Bxa8 17. Nb5 Qb8 18. Rd1 Nh7 19. Bf1 Bb7 20. c5 bxc5 21. bxc5 dxc5
22. Bxc5 Nxc5 23. Qxc5 Ba6 24. Qc6 Bxb5 25. Bxb5 Rd8 26. Rc1 Rf8 27. Ba6 Qa7
28. Qb7 Ra8 29. Rc6 Nf6 30. Qb1 Rb8 31. Qc2 Rb6 32. Rxb6 Qxb6 33. Bd3 Nd7 34.
Nd2 Qc5 35. Qxc5 Nxc5 36. Bb5 f5 37. Be8 Kh7 38. exf5 gxf5 39. Nf3 f4 40. gxf4
exf4 41. Kf1 Ne4 42. Ke2 Nc3+ 43. Kd3 Nxd5 44. Bf7 Nc3 45. Nh4 Nd1 46. Ke2 Nc3+
47. Kf3 Be5 48. Ng6 Bd6 49. Nxf4 Bxf4 50. Kxf4 Kg7 51. Bc4 1/2-1/2

November 30, 2018

Horobetz-Paxton, Free at the Library, November 02, 2013  round 1
B85: Sicilian: Scheveningen (Paulsen), classical variation

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

November 29, 2018

Pylant-Sood, Free Rated Chess Tournament at the Library! February 01, 2014, round 1 
C26: Vienna Game: 2...Nf6, sidelines

1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Bc5 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 O-O 5. Nge2 d6 6. O-O Bg4 7. h3 Bh5 8. d3
Nbd7 9. Kh2 Nb6 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bd2 Bxe2 12. Qxe2 Re8 13. f4 Bd4 14. f5 d5 15.
Rad1 Qd7 16. g4 Na4 17. Nxa4 Qxa4 18. c3 Bc5 19. a3 dxe4 20. dxe4 Rad8 21. h4
Qb3 22. g5 hxg5 23. hxg5 Nh7 24. Bc1 Rxd1 25. Rxd1 Be7 26. g6 fxg6 27. fxg6 Nf8
28. Qh5 Qe6 29. Bh3 Qxg6 30. Qe2 Bg5 31. Rg1 Nh7 32. Qg4 Bf4+ 33. Bxf4 Qxg4 34.
Rxg4 exf4 35. Rxf4 Nf6 36. Bg2 b6 37. Bf3 Re5 38. Rf5 Rxf5 39. exf5 Kf7 40. Kg3
g6 41. fxg6+ Kxg6 42. Kf4 Kf7 43. Kf5 Ke7 44. Ke5 Nd7+ 45. Kd5 Nb8 46. Bg4 c6+
47. Kd4 Kd6 48. c4 Nd7 49. Bxd7 Kxd7 50. b4 Kd6 51. c5+ bxc5+ 52. bxc5+ Kc7 53.
a4 Kb7 54. Ke5 Kc7 55. Ke6 a5 56. Ke7 Kc8 57. Kd6 Kb7 58. Kd7 Kb8 59. Kxc6 Kc8
60. Kd6 Kd8 61. c6 Kc8 62. c7 Kb7 63. Kd7 Kb6 64. c8=Q Ka7 65. Qh8 Kb7 66. Qh1+
Kb6 67. Kd6 Ka7 68. Kc6 Kb8 69. Kb6 Kc8 70. Kxa5 Kc7 71. Kb5 1-0

November 28, 2018

Shoemake-Krog, Free Rated Chess Tournament at the Library! February 01, 2014, round 3 
B40: Sicilian: 2...e6, Unusual lines

1. e4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. e5 c5 4. c3 Qb6 5. Qc2 Nd7 6. d3 Ne7 7. Be2 Nf5 8. Bf4
Be7 9. O-O O-O 10. Nbd2 f6 11. exf6 Nxf6 12. Bg5 Bd7 13. Rfe1 Rae8 14. c4 Nd4
15. Nxd4 cxd4 16. cxd5 Nxd5 17. Bxe7 Rxe7 18. Bf3 Nb4 19. Qb3 Nc6 20. Qxb6 axb6
21. a3 Ref7 22. Rac1 Rf5 23. Nc4 Rg5 24. Nxb6 Rxf3 25. Nxd7 Rxd3 26. Rxe6 h6
27. Re8+ Kf7 28. Re4 Rb5 29. Rce1 Rxb2 30. Rf4+ Kg6 31. Re6+ Kg5 32. g3 Rd1+
33. Kg2 Rbb1 34. h4+ Kh5 35. Ne5 Rg1+ 36. Kf3 Rb3+ 37. Ke4 Re1+ 38. Kf5 Nxe5
39. Rxe5 Rxe5+ 40. Kxe5 d3 41. Rf5+ g5 0-1

November 27, 2018

King-Ingram Free Quick Chess Tournament at the Library! February 25, 2017, round 4
E44: Nimzo-Indian: Rubinstein: 4...b6 5 Ne2

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 b6 5. Ne2 Bb7 6. a3 Bxc3+ 7. Nxc3 O-O 8.
Bd3 d5 9. O-O c5 10. dxc5 bxc5 11. cxd5 exd5 12. b4 Nbd7 13. Bb2 Rc8 14. Bf5
Rb8 15. Bxd7 Qxd7 16. Qd2 Rfd8 17. bxc5 Qg4 18. f3 Qg6 19. Ne2 Ba6 20. Nf4
Qf5 21. Rfd1 Bc4 22. e4 Qc8 23. Bxf6 gxf6 24. exd5 Qxc5+ 25. Qd4 Qxd4+ 26.
Rxd4 Ba6 27. Rad1 Rd6 28. R1d2 Rbd8 29. Kf2 Bb7 30. h4 Kg7 31. Kg3 f5 32.
Ra4 a6 33. Rb4 R6d7 34. Rb6 a5 35. Rb5 a4 36. Ra5 Rd6 37. Rxa4 Bc6 38. Ra6
Bb7 39. Rxd6 Rxd6 40. Rb2 Rd7 41. Rb5 Kf6 42. a4 Ke5 43. a5 Bxd5 44. Rxd5+
Rxd5 45. Nxd5 Kxd5 46. Kf4 1-0

November 26, 2018

Wu-Sytnytsky Free Chess Tournament at the Library! June 25, 2016 round 2
B40: Sicilian: 2...e6, Unusual lines}

1. e4 e6 2. d4 c5 3. Nf3 Be7 4. dxc5 Qa5+ 5. Nc3 Bxc5 6. Bf4 Qb6 7. Na4
Bxf2+ 8. Ke2 Qb5+ 9. Kxf2 Qxa4 10. Bd3 Nf6 11. Re1 O-O 12. Be5 Ng4+ 13. Kg1
Nxe5 14. Nxe5 Qd4+ 15. Kh1 Qxe5 16. c3 b6 17. Re3 Ba6 18. Bxa6 Nxa6 19. Qxd7
Rfd8 20. Qb7 Nc5 21. Qc6 Rac8 22. Qb5 Nd3 23. Qxe5 Nxe5 24. h3 Nc4 25. Re2
Rd2 26. Rxd2 Nxd2 27. Rd1 Nxe4 28. Rd7 Ra8 29. Kg1 Nc5 0-1

November 25, 2018

Nilsson-Horobetz, Free at the Library! April 19, 2014, round 2 
A37: Symmetrical English vs ...g6: 4 Bg2 Bg7 5 Nf3

1. c4 c5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. a3 a5 6. Nf3 e5 7. O-O Nge7 8. Ne1
d6 9. Nc2 Be6 10. Ne3 O-O 11. d3 f5 12. Ned5 h6 13. e3 g5 14. f4 exf4 15. gxf4
Ng6 16. fxg5 hxg5 17. Qh5 Nge5 18. e4 f4 19. h4 Bg4 20. Qxg5 Qxg5 21. hxg5 f3
22. Bh1 Nxd3 23. Nf6+ Bxf6 24. gxf6 Rxf6 25. Be3 Rg6 26. Kh2 Kg7 27. Bxf3 Rh8+
28. Kg3 Bh3+ 0-1

November 24, 2018

Sytnytsky-Nilsson, Free at the Library! May 03, 2014, round 1 
B90: Sicilian: Najdorf, Adams attack

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Nc3 a6 4. h3 Nf6 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 g6 7. b3 Bg7 8.
Bb2 O-O 9. Rb1 b5 10. a3 Bb7 11. Bd3 Nbd7 12. g4 d5 13. exd5 Nxd5 14. Nxd5
Bxd5 15. Nf3 Bc6 16. Bxg7 Kxg7 17. Qe2 Qc7 18. O-O Qf4 19. Nh2 e5 20. Rbe1
e4 21. Bxe4 Rae8 22. f3 f5 23. gxf5 gxf5 24. Qg2+ Kh8 25. Bxc6 Rxe1 26. Rxe1
Rg8 27. Ng4 h5 28. Qh2 Qd4+ 1-0

November 23, 2018

O'Bar-Mehrotra, Free at the Library! July 17, 2017, round 1 
B17: Caro-Kann: Modern Line by transposition

1. e4 d5 2. Nc3 dxe4 3. Nxe4 Nd7 4. d4 Ngf6 5. Ng3 e6 6. Nf3 Bd6 7. Bd3 c6 8.
O-O Qc7 9. b3 O-O 10. Bb2 Re8 11. c4 c5 12. Re1 Bxg3 13. hxg3 cxd4 14. Nxd4 Nc5
15. Bc2 b6 16. Nb5 Qe7 17. Be5 Rd8 18. Qc1 Nd3 19. Bxd3 Rxd3 20. Nc7 Rb8 21.
Nd5 Nxd5 22. Bxb8 Nf6 23. Rd1 Rxg3 24. Bxg3 1-0

November 22, 2018

Sytnytsky-Pylant, Free at the Library! May 03, 2014, round 2 
A04: Unusual lines after 1 Nf3 and King's Indian Attack

1. Nf3 c5 2. e3 g6 3. c3 Bg7 4. Bc4 Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. Nbd2 b5 7. Bb3 Bb7 8. Nf1
d6 9. Ng3 O-O 10. O-O Nbd7 11. Bd2 Qb6 12. a4 Rac8 13. c4 b4 14. Rb1 Qc6 15. e4
a5 16. Bc2 e5 17. b3 Ng4 18. h3 Ngf6 19. Kh2 Rfe8 20. Qe2 Nf8 21. Rh1 Ne6 22.
Bd1 Nd4 23. Nxd4 exd4 24. Qf1 Re7 25. Bf3 Qc7 26. Re1 Rce8 27. Bf4 Qd7 28. Qe2
Ba8 29. Bg4 Nxg4+ 30. Qxg4 f5 31. Qh4 fxe4 32. dxe4 Rf8 33. f3 Ref7 34. Bd2 Be5
35. Qg5 Bg7 36. Qg4 Qe7 37. h4 Bc6 38. h5 Bd7 39. Nf5 gxf5 40. exf5 Qf6 41. h6
Bxf5 42. Qg3 Kh8 43. hxg7+ Rxg7 44. Qf2 Bc2 45. Kg1 Rfg8 46. g4 Bxb3 47. Bh6
Rg6 48. g5 Qf5 49. Re7 Bxc4 50. Qe1 Bf7 51. Qe2 d3 52. Qh2 Qxf3 53. Bf8 Rxg5+
0-1

November 21, 2018

Child-Sichel Free Chess Tournament at the Library! November 02, 2013 round 1
A10: Dutch Defence

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

November 20, 2018

Anderson-Weaver Free Chess Tournament at the Library! June 25, 2016 round 3
A35: Symmetrical English

1. c4 g6 2. Nf3 Bg7 3. e3 c5 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Be2 Nf6 6. O-O d5 7. b3 O-O 8. Bb2
d4 9. exd4 cxd4 10. Nd5 Nxd5 11. cxd5 Qxd5 12. Bc4 Qd8 13. d3 a6 14. a4 Rb8 15.
Qc2 Bg4 16. Ng5 e6 17. Ne4 e5 18. Ba3 Ne7 19. Ng5 Bf6 20. Nxf7 Rxf7 21. Bxf7+
Kxf7 22. f4 Kg7 23. fxe5 Bxe5 24. Rae1 Bd6 25. Qc4 Bxa3 26. Rf7+ Kh6 27. b4 Nc6
28. Re4 Bf5 29. Rxf5 gxf5 30. Qe6+ Kg7 31. Qxf5 Bxb4 32. Rg4+ Kh8 33. h4 Rc8
34. h5 Bd2 35. g3 Be3+ 36. Kg2 Qf8 37. Qxf8+ Rxf8 38. Kh3 Rf1 39. Re4 Rh1+ 40.
Kg4 Na5 41. Kf3 Rxh5 42. Re8+ Kg7 43. Re7+ Kg6 44. Rxb7 0-1

November 19, 2018

Chidambaram-Hilliard   Free Chess Tournament at the Library!, August 26, 2017, round 1
C02: French: Advance Variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Nge7 6. Be3 Nf5 7. Bf4 Qb6 8. Qd2
cxd4 9. cxd4 Nfxd4 10. Nxd4 Qxd4 11. Bb5 Qe4+ 12. Kf1 Bd7 13. Nc3 Qf5 14. Bxc6
Bxc6 15. Ne2 Bc5 16. Rc1 Bb6 17. Ng3 Qg6 18. Qb4 O-O-O 19. a4 Qd3+ 20. Ke1 Qa6
21. Qe7 Rd7 22. Qa3 Kb8 23. b3 Qd3 24. Rd1 Qc3+ 25. Ke2 d4 26. Rd3 Qc2+ 27. Rd2
d3+ 28. Ke1 Qc3 29. Qb2 Ba5 30. Kf1 Rhd8 31. Qxc3 Bxc3 32. Rd1 h6 33. Bd2 Bxe5
34. Be3 Bxg3 0-1

November 18, 2018

Rackly-Smith, Mid-South Open 1972 
E41: Nimzo-Indian: Rubinstein

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 c5 5. e3 Ne4 6. Qc2 Bxc3+ 7. bxc3 d5 8.
Bd3 f5 9. O-O O-O 10. cxd5 exd5 11. c4 Be6 12. Rd1 Nc6 13. Bb2 Nb4 14. Qe2 Nxd3
15. Rxd3 dxc4 16. Rdd1 Qd5 17. Qc2 b5 18. Nd2 b4 19. Nxe4 Qxe4 20. Qxe4 fxe4
21. dxc5 c3 22. Bc1 Rfd8 23. Rd4 a5 24. Rb1 Bxa2 25. Ra1 b3 26. c6 b2 27. c7
Rxd4 28. exd4 bxa1=Q 29. h3 Qxc1+ 30. Kh2 Qd2 0-1

November 17, 2018

Momic-Hurt, Mid-South Open 1964 
A29: English Opening

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

November 16, 2018

Momic-Scrivener   Mid-South Open,  November 27, 1964
C00: French: Unusual White 2nd moves

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

November 15, 2018

Kenny Thomas(1871) - James Davies(2062)   Mid-South Open,  November 27, 1971
A38: Symmetrical English vs ...g6

1. Nf3 g6 2. g3 Bg7 3. Bg2 c5 4. O-O Nc6 5. d3 Nf6 6. c4 O-O 7. Nc3 d6 8. Rb1
Bd7 9. a3 Qc8 10. Re1 Bh3 11. Bh1 h6 12. b4 cxb4 13. axb4 Nh5 14. Bd2 g5 15. b5
Nd8 16. Nd5 Qd7 17. Bc3 Bxc3 18. Nxc3 f5 19. e3 Ng7 20. Ra1 Nde6 21. Ra3 Bg4
22. Qc2 f4 23. Nd2 fxg3 24. hxg3 Nf5 25. Rea1 Ned4 26. exd4 Nxd4 27. Qa2 Qf5
28. Rf1 Qxd3 29. Be4 Qxc3 30. Rxc3 Ne2+ 31. Kh2 Nxc3 32. Qc2 Nxe4 33. Qxe4 Bf5
34. Qe3 Rf7 35. Nb3 Raf8 36. Kg2 e5 37. Nd2 b6 38. Ne4 Bg4 39. Nd2 Re8 40. f3
Bc8 41. Ne4 Rd8 42. Rd1 Bb7 43. Rxd6 Rdf8 44. Nd2 g4 45. Rg6+ Rg7 46. Rxg7+
Kxg7 47. Qxe5+ Rf6 48. Qe7+ Rf7 49. Qe5+ Kg6 50. Kf2 Bxf3 51. Nxf3 Rxf3+ 52.
Kg2 1-0

November 14, 2018

Danilo Sirias(2368) - Jerry Wheeler(2200)   Mid-South Open,  November 21, 1993
B62: Sicilian: Richter-Rauzer

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bg5 e6 7. Bb5 Bd7 8.
Bxc6 bxc6 9. Qf3 h6 10. Bh4 Qb6 11. Nb3 Be7 12. O-O-O a5 13. e5 dxe5 14. Rhe1
a4 15. Nd2 Qb4 16. Bxf6 Rb8 17. Nc4 gxf6 18. Qd3 Bc8 19. a3 Qc5 20. Ne4 Qa7 21.
Qf3 f5 22. Ned6+ Kf8 23. Nxe5 Qb6 24. Qc3 Bxd6 25. Rxd6 Rg8 26. Red1 Qxf2 27.
Rd8+ 1-0