Game of the Day Part 6
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December 15, 2013

Pylant-Wright, Memphis Candidates 1993 
Colle System with ...e6

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. e3 e6 4. Bd3 Nbd7 5. O-O c5 6. c3 Be7 7. Nbd2 cxd4 8.
exd4 O-O 9. Re1 Re8 10. Ne5 Nxe5 11. dxe5 Nd7 12. Nf1 f5 13. exf6 Bxf6 14. Qh5
Nf8 15. Ng3 Bd7 16. Be3 Bc6 17. Bc5 g6 18. Qg4 Qd7 19. Nh5 Bg7 20. Nxg7 Kxg7
21. Qd4+ Kg8 22. Qe5 Qg7 23. Qxg7+ Kxg7 24. Bd4+ Kg8 25. Re3 Nd7 26. Rae1 Kf7
27. Rh3 e5 28. Be3 Kg8 29. Bg5 e4 30. Bc2 Ne5 31. f4 exf3 32. Bf4 f2+ 33. Kxf2
Ng4+ 34. Kf1 Rxe1+ 35. Kxe1 Re8+ 36. Kd2 1/2-1/2

December 14, 2013

Mangone-Harley, Memphis Candidates 1993 
Sicilian defense

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Bg5 Be7 7. Qd2 O-O
8. Bc4 a6 9. Bb3 h6 10. Be3 Qc7 11. O-O Ng4 12. g3 Nxe3 13. fxe3 b6 14. Rf2
Bb7 15. Raf1 Rad8 16. Qe2 Ne5 17. a3 b5 18. Nf3 Ng4 19. Rg2 Bc5 20. Nd4 Ne5
21. Qh5 Qd6 22. Rd1 Qc7 23. g4 Be7 24. h4 Qc5 25. g5 Kh8 26. gxh6 g6 27. Qe2
Bxh4 28. Rf1 Kh7 29. Rf4 Qe7 30. Ndxb5 axb5 31. Qxb5 d6 32. a4 Rb8 33. Qf1
g5 34. Rf6 g4 35. Rf4 Bg5 36. Rfxg4 Bxe3+ 37. Kh1 Nxg4 38. Rxg4 0-1


December 13, 2013

Smith-McClain, Memphis Candidates 1981 
French: King's Indian attack

1. e4 e6 2. d3 d5 3. Nd2 Nf6 4. Ngf3 c5 5. g3 Nc6 6. Bg2 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8.
e5 Nd7 9. Re1 b5 10. Nf1 b4 11. h4 a5 12. Bf4 Ba6 13. Ne3 Nb6 14. h5 Rc8 15.
Ng4 c4 16. d4 Na4 17. Qc1 Qb6 18. Bh6 Qd8 19. Ng5 Nxd4 20. Nxh7 Kxh7 21.
Bxg7 Bg5 22. Qd1 Kxg7 23. Qxd4 Qb6 24. Qd1 Rh8 25. Nf6 Bxf6 26. Qg4+ Kh7 27.
exf6 Rhg8 28. Be4+ dxe4 29. Qxe4+ Kh6 30. Qf4+ Kh7 31. Qe4+ 1/2-1/2

December 12, 2013

Olsen-Flickinger, Memphis Candidates 1977 
Dutch Defence

1. Nf3 f5 2. d4 Nf6 3. g3 e6 4. Bg2 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. Re1 Ne4 7. Nbd2 d5 8.
Ne5 Nd7 9. e3 Bd6 10. f4 g5 11. Nxe4 fxe4 12. Rf1 Nxe5 13. fxe5 Rxf1+ 14.
Qxf1 Bf8 15. Bd2 Bg7 16. Rc1 Qe7 17. c4 c6 18. c5 Bd7 19. Qe2 b5 1/2-1/2

December 11, 2013

Flickinger-Middleton, Memphis Candidates 1978 
Sicilian: Accelerated Dragon

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. c3 Nf6 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. e5 Ng8 8.
Bc4 Bg7 9. Qb3 Bxe5 10. Bxf7+ Kf8 11. O-O Rb8 12. Qc4 d5 13. Qe2 Qd6 14. Bxg8
Rxg8 15. f4 Bf6 16. Kh1 Kg7 17. Nd2 e5 18. fxe5 Bxe5 19. Nf3 Bf6 20. Qe3 Rb7
21. Qh6+ Kh8 22. Bg5 Bg7 23. Qh4 Bf5 24. Rae1 Be4 25. Bf4 Qe7 26. Ng5 Bf6 27.
Nf7+ Qxf7 28. Be5 Bxe5 29. Rxf7 Rxf7 30. Kg1 Rgf8 31. Qg5 Bc7 32. h4 Rf2 33.
Qe7 Rxg2+ 34. Kh1 Rh2+ 35. Kg1 Rh1# 0-1

December 10, 2013

Maclin-Linxwiler, Memphis Candidates 1978 
Réti Opening

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. b3 d5 3. e3 Nc6 4. Bb5 Bd7 5. Bb2 e6 6. O-O a6 7. Bxc6 Bxc6 8.
Ne5 Bd6 9. Ng4 Nxg4 10. Qxg4 Rg8 11. c4 Qe7 12. Nc3 dxc4 13. bxc4 O-O-O 14. d4
f5 15. Qe2 Qh4 16. f4 g5 17. d5 exd5 18. cxd5 Bb5 19. Nxb5 axb5 20. Bf6 Rdf8
21. Qb2 Rg6 22. g3 Qg4 23. Bxg5 h6 24. Bxh6 Rxh6 25. Qxb5 Rfh8 26. Rf2 b6 27.
Rc1 Bc5 28. Qd3 Rh3 29. a4 Qh5 30. Rcc2 Bxe3 0-1

December 09, 2013

Rackley-Kristo, Memphis Candidates 1980 
Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 d6 4. O-O Nf6 5. Re1 e5 6. h3 d5 7. exd5 Nxd5 8.
Nxe5 Nxe5 9. Rxe5+ Be6 10. Bxd5 1-0

December 08, 2013

Burnett-Kothapalle, Mid-South Open November 23, 2013 round 2 
English Opening: Flohr-Mikenas System

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6 3. e4 Nc6 4. d4 Bb4 5. e5 Ne4 6. Nge2 Nxc3 7. bxc3 Be7 8.
Ng3 b6 9. h4 a5 10. Qg4 g6 11. h5 Rg8 12. hxg6 hxg6 13. Rh7 Bf8 14. Nh5 1-0

December 07, 2013

Wade-Harris, Mid-South Open November 23, 2013 round 1 
Ruy Lopez

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Bc5 5. O-O Nge7 6. Nc3 O-O 7. Nxe5 b5 8.
Nxc6 Nxc6 9. Bb3 Bb7 10. d3 Na5 11. Bd5 c6 12. Bb3 Qb6 13. Qf3 Nxb3 14. axb3
Rad8 15. Be3 Bxe3 16. Qxe3 Qc7 17. d4 Rfe8 18. f3 b4 19. Nd1 d5 20. e5 f6 21.
f4 Rd7 22. Nf2 Rf7 23. Nd3 Qb6 24. Nc5 Bc8 25. Qd3 fxe5 26. fxe5 Rfe7 27. Rf2
g6 28. Raf1 Bf5 29. Qg3 Kg7 30. Rxf5 1-0

December 06, 2013

Ray-Ten, Mid-South Open November 23, 2013 round 2 
Queen Pawn Game

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. e4 Nxe4 4. Nxe4 dxe4 5. f3 e5 6. fxe4 Qh4+ 7. g3 Qxe4+
8. Qe2 Qxh1 9. Qxe5+ Be6 10. Be3 Nd7 11. Qxc7 Qc6 12. Qxc6 bxc6 13. Bg2 Bd5 14.
Bxd5 cxd5 15. O-O-O Bd6 16. Nf3 O-O 0-1

December 05, 2013

Abdi-Smith, Mid-South Open November 24, 2013 round 5 
Sicilian Scheveningen

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. Be2 e6 5. O-O Be7 6. d4 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Nf6 8.
Nxc6 bxc6 9. Bf4 e5 10. Be3 O-O 11. Re1 Rb8 12. Na4 Bd7 13. b3 Qc7 14. Qd3 c5
15. Nc3 Be6 16. Red1 Rfd8 17. Qa6 Rb6 18. Qa5 d5 19. exd5 Nxd5 20. Nxd5 Rxd5
21. Rxd5 Bxd5 22. Bc4 Bxc4 23. bxc4 a6 24. f3 Bd6 25. Rf1 Rb7 26. Qxa6 Ra7 27.
Qb5 Rxa2 28. Qe8+ Bf8 29. f4 Rxc2 30. fxe5 Qb7 31. Bf2 Rxc4 32. e6 f6 33. Re1
Qe7 34. Qb5 Rc2 35. Qb3 Rd2 36. Qc3 Rd5 37. Qb3 Re5 38. Qc3 Rxe1+ 39. Qxe1 c4
40. Bd4 Qd6 41. Qe4 f5 42. Qh4 Be7 43. Qf2 Qxe6 44. Bc3 Qd5 45. Qg3 Qd1+ 46.
Kf2 Bc5+ 47. Bd4 Bxd4+ 48. Qe3 Bxe3+ 49. Kg3 f4+ 50. Kh3 Qh5# 0-1

December 04, 2013

Rotz-Ray, Mid-South Open November 24, 2013 round 5 
Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. c3 Bg7 4. d4 cxd4 5. cxd4 d5 6. e5 Bg4 7. Be2 Nc6 8. O-O
Nh6 9. Nc3 e6 10. h3 Bxf3 11. Bxf3 Nf5 12. Ne2 O-O 13. Be3 f6 14. Nf4 Qd7 15.
exf6 Bxf6 16. Ne2 Qg7 17. Nf4 Rae8 18. Nxe6 Rxe6 19. Bxd5 Rfe8 20. Qb3 Ncxd4
21. Bxd4 Nxd4 22. Qe3 Kh8 23. Bxe6 Nc2 24. Qb3 Nxa1 25. Rxa1 Bxb2 26. Rb1 Bd4
27. Bg4 b6 28. Rd1 Qf6 29. Qf3 Qxf3 30. Bxf3 Bc5 31. Kf1 a5 32. a4 Re7 33. Be2
1/2-1/2

December 03, 2013

Beatty-Horobetz, Mid-South Open November 24, 2013 round 4 
Irregular Openings

1. a3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. dxc3 Qxd1+ 7. Kxd1 Bd7
8. Kc2 Bc6 9. f3 Nd7 10. Be3 e6 11. Nh3 Be7 12. Be2 Rc8 13. Rhd1 Nb6 14. c4 Nd7
15. Nf2 e5 16. Nd3 f6 17. b3 b6 18. Kb2 Nf8 19. Rac1 Ne6 20. Rd2 Kf7 21. Kc3 h5
22. h4 g6 23. g3 Bf8 24. Rf1 Bg7 25. b4 Bf8 26. b5 Bb7 27. Bd1 Nd4 28. f4 Bh6
29. Nf2 Rhe8 30. Bxd4 exd4+ 31. Kd3 a6 32. bxa6 Bc6 33. Bb3 Ra8 34. Ra2 Rxa6
35. a4 Rea8 36. Rfa1 g5 37. Bd1 gxh4 38. gxh4 Bxf4 39. Bxh5+ Ke7 40. Bd1 Rg8
41. Ng4 Bd7 42. Rg2 f5 43. Ne3 fxe4+ 44. Kxe4 Bc6+ 45. Kxf4 Bxg2 46. Nxg2 Rxg2
47. Bf3 Rg7 48. Bc6 Kd6 49. Bb5 Ra8 0-1

December 02, 2013

Ray-Dodge, Mid-South Open November 24, 2013 round 4 
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nc3 g6 3. e4 c6 4. f4 d5 5. e5 Ne4 6. Bd3 Bf5 7. Nxe4 Bxe4 8.
Bxe4 dxe4 9. Be3 e6 10. Qd2 Qd5 11. Ne2 Na6 12. Nc3 Bb4 13. O-O Bxc3 14.
Qxc3 O-O 15. Qd2 Rad8 16. a3 c5 17. c3 cxd4 18. cxd4 Nc7 19. g4 f5 20. exf6
Rxf6 21. g5 Rf7 22. Rac1 b6 23. Rfd1 Ne8 24. Qc2 Qf5 25. Qg2 Ng7 26. Rc6 Nh5
27. Rf1 Qd5 28. Qc2 Qf5 29. Rf2 Rdf8 30. Kh1 Qh3 31. Qd2 Ng3+ 32. Kg1 Nf5
33. Rxe6 Nxe3 34. Rxe4 Qg4+ 35. Kh1 Nd5 36. Rg2 Qf3 37. Qe2 Rxf4 38. Rxf4
Qxe2 39. Rxf8+ Kxf8 40. Rxe2 Nf4 41. Rf2 1-0

December 01, 2013

Puckett-Wade, Mid-South Open November 24, 2013 round 5 
Sicilian: Taimanov

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Be3 Nf6 6. Nc3 Qc7 7. Nxc6 bxc6 8.
Qd4 e5 9. Qc4 d6 10. O-O-O Be6 11. Nd5 Qb7 12. Nxf6+ gxf6 13. Qa6 Qc7 14. Bc4
Qc8 15. f4 Qxa6 16. Bxa6 Bc8 17. Bc4 Be6 18. Bxe6 fxe6 19. Rhf1 exf4 20. Rxf4
Bh6 21. Rf3 Bxe3+ 22. Rxe3 Ke7 23. Rdd3 Rhg8 24. Rh3 Rg7 25. Rh6 Rf7 26. Rdh3
Rh8 27. Rb3 Rd8 28. Rb7+ Rd7 29. Rxd7+ Kxd7 30. c4 e5 31. Kd2 Ke6 32. g4 d5 33.
cxd5+ cxd5 34. g5 dxe4 35. Rxf6+ Rxf6 36. gxf6 Kxf6 37. b4 Ke6 38. b5 Kd5 39.
Ke3 Kc5 40. Kxe4 Kxb5 41. Kxe5 Kb4 42. Kf6 Ka3 43. h4 Kxa2 44. h5 Kb3 45. Kg7
1/2-1/2

November 30, 2013

Nilsson-Horobetz, Game in 75 November 29, 2013  
Symmetrical English

1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 Nc6 5. Nc3 e5 6. d3 Nge7 7. O-O O-O 8. Ne1
d6 9. Nc2 Be6 10. Ne3 Qd7 11. Ned5 Bh3 12. a3 Bxg2 13. Kxg2 Nxd5 14. Nxd5 Rab8
15. Rb1 a6 16. b4 b5 17. Be3 cxb4 18. axb4 Ne7 19. Nxe7+ Qxe7 20. c5 Rfc8 21.
Qd2 Bf8 22. f3 dxc5 23. Bxc5 Qe6 24. Bxf8 Kxf8 25. Rfc1 Kg7 26. Rc5 Rxc5 27.
bxc5 Qd5 28. Qc3 Qd4 29. Qa5 Qxc5 30. Qxa6 Qc2 31. Qd6 Qxe2+ 32. Kh3 Rb7 33.
Qd5 Rb6 34. d4 Re6 35. Qxb5 Qxf3 36. Rf1 Qh5+ 37. Kg2 exd4 38. Qxh5 gxh5 39.
Rd1 Rd6 40. Kf3 d3 41. Ke3 Kg6 42. Rxd3 Rxd3+ 43. Kxd3 Kf5 44. Ke3 Kg4 45. Kf2
Kh3 46. Kg1 f5 47. Kh1 h4 48. gxh4 h5 49. Kg1 Kxh4 50. Kg2 Kg4 51. h3+ Kf4 52.
Kf2 h4 53. Kg2 Ke3 54. Kf1 f4 55. Ke1 f3 56. Kf1 f2 0-1

November 29, 2013

Satheesh-Puckett, Mid-South Open November 24, 2013 round 4 
Semi-Slav: 5 Bg5 h6

1. d4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 Qb6 6. Qc2 Bb4 7. e3 Ne4 8. Bf4
Qa5 9. Rc1 Qxa2 10. Nd2 Nxc3 11. bxc3 Qxc2 12. Rxc2 Be7 13. Bd3 Nd7 14. cxd5
exd5 15. O-O h5 16. h3 Nb6 17. c4 g5 18. Bh2 Be6 19. c5 Nd7 20. f4 gxf4 21.
Bxf4 Rg8 22. Kh1 Bg5 23. Bxg5 Rxg5 24. Rf3 Ke7 25. Nf1 Rag8 26. Rcf2 b6 27.
cxb6 axb6 28. Bf5 c5 29. dxc5 bxc5 30. Bxe6 fxe6 31. Nd2 Rg3 32. Rf7+ Kd6 33.
Ne4+ dxe4 34. Rd2+ Ke5 35. Rfxd7 Rxe3 36. Rc7 (36. Rc2 Rd3 37. Rc7 e3) 36...
Rc3 37. Rc6 e3 38. Re2 Rf8 39. Kg1 h4 40. Re1 Rf6 41. Ra6 Ke4 42. Raa1 Rc2 43.
Ra3 e2 44. Raa1 c4 45. Kh2 e5 46. Rad1 Ke3 47. Ra1 Kf2 48. Rab1 c3 49. Ra1 e4
50. Rab1 e3 51. Ra1 Rb2 52. Rac1 c2 53. Kh1 Rg6 54. Rg1 Rb1 55. Rxb1 cxb1=Q 56.
Rxb1 Rxg2 57. Rb2 Rg3 58. Kh2 Kf1 0-1

November 28, 2013

Puckett-Horobetz, Mid-South Open November 23, 2013 round 3 
Symmetrical English

1. c4 c5 2. Nc3 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. e3 Nf6 5. Be2 O-O 6. d4 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Nc6 8.
O-O Nxd4 9. exd4 d5 10. cxd5 Nxd5 11. Nxd5 Qxd5 12. Bf3 Qxd4 13. Qxd4 Bxd4 14.
Bh6 Rd8 15. Rfd1 Bf5 16. Rd2 Bg7 17. Rxd8+ Rxd8 18. Bxg7 Kxg7 19. g4 Be6 20. a4
Rd2 21. b4 Rd4 22. b5 b6 23. h3 g5 24. a5 Bd5 25. Be2 Rd2 26. Bf1 bxa5 27. Rxa5
Rd1 28. Ra4 Rc1 29. f4 gxf4 30. Rxf4 e5 31. Ra4 e4 32. Rd4 e3 0-1

November 27, 2013

Burnett-Ten, Mid-South Open November 24, 2013 round 4 
Dutch Defence: 2 g3

1. d4 e6 2. g3 f5 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. Nh3 Be7 5. Nd2 Nc6 6. c3 b6 7. Nf4 Bb7 8. Qa4
Kf7 9. Nxe6 Kxe6 10. d5+ Nxd5 11. Bxd5+ Kxd5 12. Qc4+ Ke5 13. Qf7 Kd6 14. Nc4+
Kc5 15. b4+ Nxb4 16. cxb4+ 1-0

November 26, 2013

Horobetz-Burnett, Mid-South Open November 24, 2013 round 5 
Pirc Defence: Classical System

1. e4 g6 2. d4 d6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. h3 O-O 6. Be3 c6 7. a4 Qc7 8. Be2
Nbd7 9. O-O b6 10. Qd2 a6 11. Bh6 Bb7 12. Bxg7 Kxg7 13. Qe3 e5 14. dxe5 dxe5
15. Rfd1 b5 16. axb5 cxb5 17. Rac1 Rfe8 18. Nh4 b4 19. Nd5 Bxd5 20. exd5 e4 21.
c4 Qc5 22. Qg3 Re5 23. Kh1 g5 24. f4 exf3 25. Nxf3 Rxe2 26. Nxg5 Kf8 27. Rf1 h6
28. Nh7+ Nxh7 29. Qd3 Nhf6 30. Qxe2 Re8 31. Qf3 Re3 32. Qf2 Kg7 33. Ra1 Rd3 34.
Qf4 a5 35. Rae1 Qd4 36. Qc7 Qc5 37. Qc6 Qd4 38. Qc7 Qc5 1/2-1/2

November 25, 2013

Ten-Chang, Mid-South Open November 23, 2013 round 3 
Sicilian: Unusual White 2nd moves

1. e4 c5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 d6 4. Ne2 Bg4 5. h3 Bxe2 6. Qxe2 Nd4 7. Qd1 e5 8. d3
g6 9. Nc3 Ne6 10. O-O Bg7 11. f4 Nf6 12. f5 Nc7 13. g4 Nd7 14. g5 f6 15. Qg4
Qe7 16. fxg6 O-O-O 17. gxh7 Rxh7 18. g6 Rhh8 19. Nd5 Nxd5 20. exd5 Kc7 21. Rf5
Bh6 22. Be4 Rdg8 23. h4 Nf8 24. h5 Bxc1 25. Rxc1 Rh6 26. Kf2 Nh7 27. Ke2 Ng5
28. Rcf1 Rf8 29. Qxg5 fxg5 30. Rxf8 1-0

November 24, 2013

Nilsson-Burnett, Mid-South Open 2013 
Queen Pawn Game

1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nc6 3. Bf4 Bg4 4. Nbd2 e6 5. e3 Bd6 6. Bxd6 cxd6 7. Be2 Nge7 8.
c3 O-O 9. O-O Qd7 10. h3 Bh5 11. Nh4 Bxe2 12. Qxe2 e5 13. f4 f5 14. g3 Rac8 15.
Qb5 a6 16. Qa4 Rce8 17. Ndf3 exf4 18. exf4 Kh8 19. Rae1 Ng8 20. Qc2 g6 21. Ng5
Nf6 22. Qb3 Na5 23. Qd1 Nc4 24. Rf2 Kg8 25. Rfe2 Rxe2 26. Rxe2 Re8 27. Qe1 Nxb2
28. Rxe8+ Qxe8 29. Qe6+ Qxe6 30. Nxe6 Nd1 31. a4 Nxc3 32. a5 Kf7 33. Nd8+ Ke7
34. Nxb7 Kd7 0-1

November 23, 2013

Hurt-Thomas, Mid-South Open 1970 
Closed Sicilian

1. e4 e6 2. Nc3 c5 3. d3 d5 4. g3 d4 5. Nce2 Nc6 6. f4 g6 7. Nf3 Bg7 8. Bg2
Nge7 9. O-O Rb8 10. Bd2 O-O 11. g4 f5 12. h3 b5 13. Ng3 Qc7 14. Qe2 e5 15. exf5
exf4 16. Ne4 gxf5 17. Nxc5 fxg4 18. hxg4 Ne5 19. Nxe5 Bxe5 20. Rae1 Ng6 21.
Bd5+ Kh8 22. b4 Qd6 23. Be4 Re8 24. Bxg6 hxg6 25. Bxf4 Bxf4 26. Qxe8+ Kg7 27.
Re7+ Kh6 28. Qh8+ 1-0

November 22, 2013

Stewart-Newsom, Mid-South Open 1979 
English Opening

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 exd5 6. d4 Bb4 7. Bg2 O-O 8.
O-O Re8 9. Qd3 Ne4 10. Nd2 Bf5 11. Ncxe4 dxe4 12. Qe3 Qxd4 13. Nb3 Qxe3 14.
fxe3 Re5 15. Nd4 Ne7 16. a3 Bd6 17. Bd2 Bg6 18. Rf2 Rd8 19. Bc3 Rd5 20. Raf1 a6
21. Nb3 Be5 22. Bb4 Nc6 23. Bc3 Bxc3 24. bxc3 Rd1 25. Nc5 Rxf1+ 26. Rxf1 Rd5
27. Nxe4 Re5 28. Rf4 Bxe4 29. Bxe4 g5 30. Bxh7+ Kxh7 31. Rxf7+ Kg6 32. Rxc7 Re7
33. Rxe7 Nxe7 0-1

November 21, 2013

Krog-Jones, Mid-South Open 1978 
Pirc Defence: Miscellaneous Systems

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. b3 Bg7 5. Bb2 O-O 6. Nf3 c5 7. Rb1 Qa5 8. Qd2
Bg4 9. Nb5 Qxa2 10. Na3 Nxe4 11. Qc1 cxd4 12. Ra1 Qxb2 13. Qxb2 Bxf3 14. Bd3
Bxg2 15. Rg1 Bf3 16. Nc4 Nc6 17. Nd2 Nxd2 18. Kxd2 Bh6+ 19. Ke1 e5 1/2-1/2

November 20, 2013

Winslow-Wright, Mid-South Open 1972 
Alekhine's Defence: Four Pawns Attack

1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. d4 d6 4. c4 Nb6 5. f4 dxe5 6. fxe5 Nc6 7. Be3 Bf5 
8. Nc3 e6 9. Nf3 Qd7 10. Be2 O-O-O 11. O-O f6 12. exf6 gxf6 13. d5 exd5 
14. cxd5 Nxd5 15. Nxd5 Qxd5 16. Qxd5 Rxd5 17. Nh4 Bd7 18. Rac1 Re5 19. Kf2 Rxe3 
20. Kxe3 Bh6+ 21. Kf2 Bxc1 22. Rxc1 Re8 23. Bd3 Ne5 24. Rc3 Nxd3+ 25. Rxd3 Bb5 
26. Re3 Rxe3 27. Kxe3 Kd7 28. Nf5 Bc6 29. g3 Bd5 30. a3 c5 31. Kd3 Ke6 32. Ne3 b5 
33. b4 Kd6 34. Nf5+ Ke5 35. Ne7 c4+ 36. Ke3 a6 37. h4 Be4 38. Ng8 c3 39. Nh6 f5 
40. Nf7+ Kd5 41. Ke2 Kc4 42. Kd1 Kb3 43. Kc1 Kxa3 44. h5 Kxb4 45. h6 Bd5 46. Nd6 Be6 
47. Ne8 a5 48. Nc7 Bf7 49. Na6+ Kc4 50. Nb8 Be8 0-1

November 19, 2013

Hurt-Repass, Mid-South Open 1963 
French: Classical System

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e5 Nfd7 6. Bxe7 Qxe7 7. f4 a6 8. Nf3
c5 9. Be2 Nc6 10. dxc5 Nxc5 11. Qd2 Bd7 12. a3 Na7 13. f5 Ne4 14. Nxe4 dxe4 15.
fxe6 Bxe6 16. Ng5 O-O 17. Nxe4 Bf5 18. Ng3 Qxe5 19. Nxf5 Qxf5 20. O-O-O Nc6 21.
Bd3 Qe6 22. Kb1 Rad8 23. Rhe1 Qf6 24. Rf1 Qe7 25. Rde1 Qc7 26. Qe3 g6 27. Qh6
Rfe8 28. Rxe8+ Rxe8 29. Rf3 Re1+ 30. Ka2 Ne5 31. Rh3 f5 32. Qd2 Nxd3 33. Rxd3
Qc4+ 34. b3 Qe4 35. Rd8+ Kg7 36. Rd7+ Kf6 37. Rxh7 Qe8 38. Rxb7 Re2 39. Qd4+
1-0

November 18, 2013

Weaks-Schultz, Mid-South Open 1963 
Nimzo-Indian: 4.e3, main line with ...c5

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 c5 6. Nf3 d5 7. O-O a6 8. a3
Ba5 9. Qe2 Nc6 10. Rd1 Qc7 11. cxd5 exd5 12. dxc5 Bxc3 13. bxc3 Bg4 14. c4
dxc4 15. Bxc4 Ne5 16. Bb2 Rfe8 17. Bxe5 Rxe5 18. Rd4 Bxf3 19. Qxf3 Rxc5 20.
Bf1 Re8 21. Rad1 Rc3 22. a4 h6 23. g3 Qc6 24. Qxc6 Rxc6 25. Rb1 Rc7 26. Rdb4
Re4 27. a5 Rxb4 28. Rxb4 Nd5 29. Rd4 Rc5 30. Bc4 Nf6 31. Rd8+ Kh7 32. Bxf7
Rxa5 33. Rb8 b5 34. Be6 Kg6 35. Rb6 Ra1+ 36. Kg2 Ra4 37. Bc8 Ra2 38. Bxa6 b4
39. Bd3+ Kg5 1-0

November 17, 2013

Hager-Thornberry, Mid-South Amateur 1978 
Blackmar-Diemer: Euwe defense

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. e4 dxe4 4. f3 exf3 5. Nxf3 e6 6. Bg5 Be7 7. Bd3 O-O
8. O-O Nbd7 9. Qe1 h6 10. Qh4 Nd5 11. Bxe7 Qxe7 12. Nxd5 Qxh4 13. Nxh4 exd5
14. Rae1 Nf6 15. Re3 Be6 16. Rg3 Kh8 17. Nf5 Bxf5 18. Rxf5 Rae8 19. Re5 c6
20. Rge3 Rxe5 21. Rxe5 g6 22. Re7 Kg7 23. Rxb7 1-0

November 16, 2013

Churchill-Lahde, Mid-South Open 1970 
Réti Opening

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. b3 g6 3. Bb2 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Bc4 O-O 6. d3 c6 7. b4 a5 8. a3 axb4
9. axb4 Rxa1 10. Bxa1 Qb6 11. c3 d5 12. exd5 cxd5 13. Bb3 Nc6 14. Nbd2 Bf5 15.
Bc2 Ra8 16. Qb1 Ng4 17. O-O Nge5 18. Nxe5 Bxe5 19. Nf3 Bf6 20. Bb2 d4 21. cxd4
Nxd4 22. Bxd4 Bxd4 23. Qb3 Be6 24. Qb1 Ra1 25. Qxa1 Bxa1 26. Rxa1 Qxb4 27. h3
Kg7 28. Rb1 Qc3 29. Ba4 Bd5 30. Ne1 Qa5 31. Bd7 Qc7 32. Bg4 Qc3 33. Kf1 e5 34.
Be2 e4 35. dxe4 Bxe4 36. Rb6 Qc7 37. Rb4 Qh2 38. f3 Bc6 39. Nc2 Qh1+ 40. Kf2
Qc1 41. Ne3 f5 42. Rc4 Qb2 43. Rc2 Qb6 44. f4 Bxg2 45. h4 Be4 46. Rd2 Qc7 47.
Kg3 Kh6 48. Rd1 Qc3 49. Kf2 Qc7 50. Kg3 Qc3 51. Kf2 Qb2 52. Rd6 Qb4 53. Re6 Qd4
54. Re5 Qd2 55. Re6 Bd3 56. Kg3 Qe1+ 57. Kh3 Qh1+ 58. Kg3 Qg1+ 59. Kh3 Be4 60.
Rxe4 fxe4 61. Ng2 e3 62. h5 Qf2 63. hxg6 hxg6 64. Bd3 e2 65. Bxg6 Kxg6 66. Kh2
e1=Q 0-1

November 15, 2013

Meadows-Bowen, Mid-South Open 1974 
Ruy Lopez: closed, Chigorin, 12...c5d4

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O b5 6. Bb3 Be7 7. Re1 d6 8.
c3 Na5 9. Bc2 c5 10. h3 O-O 11. d4 Qc7 12. Nbd2 cxd4 13. cxd4 Bd7 14. Nf1
Nc6 15. Re2 Rfc8 16. Be3 a5 17. Rc1 Nb4 18. Bb1 Qb7 19. a3 Rxc1 20. Bxc1 Nc6
21. d5 Na7 22. Ng3 Rc8 23. Rc2 Rxc2 24. Bxc2 Nc8 25. Bd3 Nb6 26. Qb3 Na4 27.
Ne2 Nc5 28. Qc2 b4 29. b3 Nxd3 30. Qxd3 Bb5 31. Qd1 Bxe2 32. Qxe2 bxa3 33.
Qa2 Nxe4 34. Bxa3 Qxd5 35. Qc2 Qb7 36. Nxe5 Nc5 37. Nc4 Qxb3 38. Qxb3 Nxb3
39. Nxd6 Bxd6 40. Bxd6 f6 41. Kf1 Kf7 42. Ke2 Ke6 43. Bf8 g6 44. Kd3 Kd5 45.
Kc3 Nc5 46. Be7 h5 47. Bd8 a4 48. Kb4 f5 49. Bb6 Nd3+ 50. Kxa4 Kc4 51. g3
Ne5 52. Bc7 Nf3 53. h4 Nh2 54. Bb6 Ng4 55. Ka5 Kd3 56. Kb5 Ke4 57. Kc6 Kf3
58. Kd5 Nxf2 59. Ke6 Kxg3 60. Kf6 Ne4+ 0-1


November 14, 2013

Minor-Cantor, Mid-South Open 1979 
French: Exchange Variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. exd5 exd5 5. Qf3 Bxc3+ 6. Qxc3 c6 7. Qg3 g6 8.
Bd3 Qe7+ 9. Ne2 Nf6 10. Bg5 Bf5 11. O-O-O Nbd7 12. Rhe1 O-O-O 13. Nc3 Qf8 14.
Qh4 Qg7 15. Bh6 Qg8 16. Re3 Be6 17. Rde1 Re8 18. Qf4 Ne4 19. Nxd5 1-0

November 13, 2013

Appleberry-Wright, Mid-South Open 1966 
King's Indian: Classical

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Be2 O-O 6. Nf3 Nbd7 7. O-O e5 8. d5
Nc5 9. Nd2 a5 10. Qc2 Bg4 11. f3 Bd7 12. b3 Ne8 13. Rb1 f5 14. a3 b6 15. b4 Nb7
16. Nb3 f4 17. Bd2 Nf6 18. Nb5 axb4 19. axb4 Nh5 20. c5 bxc5 21. bxc5 dxc5 22.
Nxc5 Nxc5 23. Qxc5 Ng3 24. hxg3 fxg3 25. Rfd1 Qh4 26. Kf1 Qxe4 27. Qc4 Qf5 28.
Qh4 Bxb5 29. Rxb5 e4 30. Qxg3 exf3 31. gxf3 Be5 32. Qg2 Ra4 33. Rb4 Rfa8 34.
Qg4 Qxg4 35. fxg4 Ra3 36. Be1 Rf8+ 37. Kg2 Re3 38. Bf1 Ra8 39. Bc4 Bd6 40. Rb2
Rae8 41. Bf2 R3e4 42. Bb5 Rxg4+ 43. Kf3 Ree4 44. Bd7 Rg5 45. Be6+ Kg7 1/2-1/2

November 12, 2013

Balsai-Appleberry, Mid-South Open 1968 
Sicilian: Steinitz variation

1. e4 c5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. c4 e6 5. Nc3 Be7 6. d3 Rb8 7. Nge2 a6 8.
O-O b5 9. b3 d6 10. f4 Qc7 11. Kh1 g6 12. Ng1 Bf8 13. Bb2 Bg7 14. Nce2 O-O
15. Rc1 Bb7 16. h3 Ba8 17. Qd2 bxc4 18. dxc4 Nb4 19. Bxf6 Bxf6 20. Nc3 Qa5
21. Nge2 Rfd8 22. Kh2 Qa3 23. h4 a5 24. Ra1 a4 25. Rfb1 Nc6 26. bxa4 Rxb1
27. Rxb1 Na5 28. Qd3 Bc6 29. e5 dxe5 30. Qc2 Be8 31. fxe5 Bxe5 32. Be4 f5
33. Bd3 Bxa4 34. Qxa4 Qxa4 35. Nxa4 Rxd3 36. Nxc5 Rd2 37. Re1 Bd4 38. Nb3
Nxb3 39. axb3 Bf2 40. Rb1 Rxe2 41. Kg2 Bb6+ 42. Kf3 Rf2# 0-1

November 11, 2013

Estes-Appleberry, Mid-South Open 1968 
Benko's opening

1. g3 Nf6 2. Bg2 d5 3. Nf3 g6 4. c4 c6 5. O-O Bg7 6. Qc2 O-O 7. a3 b6 8. b4
dxc4 9. Bb2 b5 10. Nc3 Bb7 11. Rad1 Nbd7 12. d3 cxd3 13. Rxd3 Qb6 14. Ne4
Nd5 15. Bxg7 Kxg7 16. Rc1 a5 17. Nc5 Nxc5 18. bxc5 Qc7 19. Qb2+ Nf6 20. Ne5
Rfd8 21. Rcd1 Rxd3 22. Rxd3 Rd8 23. Rxd8 Qxd8 24. h3 Qc8 25. Qc3 Qe6 26. f4
a4 27. g4 Nd5 28. Nxc6+ Nxc3 0-1

November 10, 2013

Hargett-Bonner, Mid-South Open 1967 
Sicilian: accelerated fianchetto, Breyer variation

1. e4 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nf3 g6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Nc3 Ng4 8.
Qxg4 Nxd4 9. O-O-O d6 10. Qg3 Nc6 11. Bf4 Qa5 12. Kb1 O-O 13. h4 Be6 14. h5
a6 15. hxg6 fxg6 16. Bd2 Rf7 17. f4 Qd8 18. Nd5 b5 19. e5 dxe5 20. Bc3 exf4
21. Nf6+ Bxf6 22. Rxd8+ Rxd8 23. Qf3 Nd4 24. Bxd4 Rxd4 25. cxb5 Rd2 26. Qa8+
Rf8 27. Qxa6 Bf5+ 28. Kc1 Rc2+ 29. Kd1 Rd8+ 30. Ke1 Bg4 31. Bd3 Rxd3 32.
Qa8+ Kg7 0-1

November 09, 2013

Kobernat-Nahas, Mid-South Open 1968 
Alekhine's defense: four pawns attack

1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. c4 Nb6 4. d4 d6 5. f4 dxe5 6. fxe5 e6 7. Nf3 c5 8.
Nc3 cxd4 9. Qxd4 Qxd4 10. Nxd4 Bc5 11. Ndb5 Na6 12. Bf4 O-O 13. O-O-O Bd7
14. Na4 Bxb5 15. cxb5 Nxa4 16. bxa6 bxa6 17. Bxa6 Rab8 18. Rd2 Rb6 19. Bc4
Nxb2 0-1

November 08, 2013

Nahas-Momic, Mid-South Open 1968 
King's Indian: Sämisch variation

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. c4 d6 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. f3 c6 6. Be3 Na6 7. Qd2 Nc7 8.
O-O-O a6 9. Kb1 b5 10. Rc1 Bd7 11. h4 Rb8 12. g4 bxc4 13. Bxc4 d5 14. Bb3
dxe4 15. g5 Nfd5 16. fxe4 Nxe3 17. Qxe3 Nb5 18. Nge2 a5 19. Nxb5 Rxb5 20.
Rhf1 O-O 21. Nc3 Rb4 22. Rcd1 Bg4 23. Bxf7+ Rxf7 24. Rxf7 Bxd1 25. Rxg7+
Kxg7 26. Nxd1 Qxd4 27. Qc3 Rc4 28. Qxd4+ Rxd4 29. Nc3 Rd2 0-1

November 07, 2013

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

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

November 06, 2013

Katz-Miller, Mid-South Open 1969 
Benko's opening

1. g3 g6 2. Bg2 Bg7 3. e4 Nc6 4. Ne2 e5 5. c3 Nf6 6. d4 d6 7. O-O O-O 8. Na3
Bg4 9. d5 Ne7 10. h3 Bd7 11. f4 Qc8 12. fxe5 Nfxd5 13. exd6 cxd6 14. exd5
Bxh3 15. Be3 Bxg2 16. Kxg2 Nf5 17. Nc2 Qc4 18. Rf4 Qb5 19. Rb4 Qd7 20. Qd3
Rfe8 21. Bf4 Ne7 22. Re1 h6 23. Re4 g5 24. Bd2 Rac8 25. Ned4 Nxd5 26. Rxe8+
Rxe8 27. Qf5 Qc8 28. Rxe8+ Qxe8 29. Qxd5 Qd7 30. Nf5 Be5 31. Nxh6+ Kg7 32.
Qxf7+ Qxf7 33. Nxf7 Kxf7 34. Bxg5 Ke6 35. Kf3 b6 36. Bf4 Bg7 37. Nd4+ Kd5
38. Nb5 Kc4 39. Nxa7 d5 40. Nc6 b5 41. Ke2 Bf8 42. Ne5+ Kc5 43. Nd7+ 1-0

November 05, 2013

Belke-Hurt, Mid-South Open 1966 
Polish (Sokolsky) opening

1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 Nf6 4. e3 Nc6 5. Bxf6 Qxf6 6. c3 O-O 7. d4 Ba5
8. Bd3 Re8 9. Ne2 d5 10. O-O Bf5 11. Nf4 Bxd3 12. Qxd3 Rad8 13. Nd2 Bb6 14.
Rab1 g6 15. Nf3 Rd6 16. Rb5 Qd8 17. a4 a6 18. Rb2 g5 19. Nh5 g4 20. Nd2 Rh6
21. Nf4 Qh4 22. h3 gxh3 23. Nxh3 Ree6 24. Qf5 Reg6 25. Kh2 Ne7 26. Qd7 f5
27. Rh1 Kh8 28. Nf1 Rg8 29. a5 Bxa5 30. Ng3 b5 31. Nxf5 Qg4 32. f3 Qxf5 33.
Qxe7 Bxc3 34. Re2 b4 35. Qxc7 Re8 36. e4 Qf6 37. Rd1 Bxd4 38. Rxd4 Qxd4 39.
Qd7 Qe5+ 40. Kg1 Rd6 41. Qb7 Qd4+ 42. Kf1 dxe4 43. Rxe4 Qa1+ 44. Kf2 Rd2+
45. Kg3 Rg8+ 46. Rg4 Qe1+ 0-1

November 04, 2013

Appleberry-Acers, Mid-South Open 1965 
King's Indian: 6.Be2

1. c4 g6 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. e4 d6 4. d4 Bg7 5. Be2 O-O 6. Nf3 c5 7. d5 Na6 8. O-O
Nc7 9. Bg5 h6 10. Bh4 a6 11. a4 Bd7 12. Nd2 Rb8 13. Qc2 e5 14. Rab1 b5 15.
axb5 axb5 16. b4 cxb4 17. Rxb4 g5 18. Bg3 Na6 19. Rb2 b4 20. Na2 Qa5 21. Nc1
Ba4 22. Ncb3 Qc7 23. f3 Nc5 24. Bf2 Nfd7 25. Ra2 Ra8 26. Rfa1 f5 27. Qb1
fxe4 28. fxe4 Qb6 29. Be3 Qc7 30. Kh1 Nb6 31. Nc1 Rfb8 32. Rb2 b3 33. Ncxb3
Nxb3 34. Nxb3 Nxc4 35. Bxc4 Qxc4 36. Nd2 Rxb2 37. Nxc4 Rxb1+ 38. Rxb1 Bc2
39. Re1 Bxe4 40. Nxd6 Bxd5 41. Nf5 Kh7 42. Kg1 Ra2 43. Bf2 Bf6 44. Ne3 Be6
45. Nd1 Rd2 46. Ne3 g4 47. Nf1 h5 48. Nxd2 Bf5 49. Bg3 h4 50. Bxe5 Bg5 51.
Nf1 h3 52. g3 Bd8 53. Bc7 Bg5 54. Bb6 Kg6 55. Ne3 Bc8 56. Nd1 Kg7 57. Nf2
Bf5 58. Re4 Bxe4 59. Nxe4 Kg6 60. Nxg5 Kxg5 61. Kf2 Kg6 62. Bc7 Kf6 63. Ke3
Kf5 64. Kd4 Kf6 65. Ke4 Kg5 66. Bd8+ Kg6 67. Kf4 Kh5 68. Kf5 1-0

November 03, 2013

Momic-Hurt, Mid-South Open 1964 
English: Anglo-Grünfeld defense

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 02, 2013

Wilwers-Hurt, Mid-South Open 1966 
French

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Ne7 7. Qg4 Nf5 8. Bd3
h5 9. Qh3 Nc6 10. g4 Nfe7 11. Nf3 Qc7 12. Be3 Bd7 13. gxh5 O-O-O 14. Ng5 Rdf8
15. Nh7 Re8 16. Ng5 Nd8 17. f4 f6 18. Nf3 c4 19. Be2 Nf5 20. Bc1 Ba4 21. Kd2
Rh6 22. Nh4 Nxh4 23. Qxh4 Reh8 24. Rg1 Be8 25. Qg3 Bxh5 26. Bxh5 Rxh5 27. Qxg7
Rxh2+ 28. Kd1 Qxg7 29. Rxg7 Rh1+ 30. Ke2 R8h2+ 31. Kf3 fxe5 32. Rg2 Rf1+ 33.
Kg3 Rhh1 0-1

November 01, 2013

Schultz-Scrivener, Mid-South Open 1962 
Dutch Defence

1. c4 f5 2. d4 Nf6 3. g3 e6 4. Bg2 Bb4+ 5. Nc3 c6 6. Nh3 O-O 7. O-O Qe8 8. e4
Bxc3 9. bxc3 Nxe4 10. Ba3 Rf6 11. Qd3 d5 12. f3 Nd7 13. fxe4 dxe4 14. Qe2 e5
15. Bxe4 fxe4 16. Qxe4 Rxf1+ 17. Rxf1 Nf6 18. Rxf6 gxf6 19. Nf4 Bd7 20. dxe5
Qxe5 21. Qxe5 fxe5 22. Nd3 Re8 23. Nc5 Bh3 24. Ne4 Kg7 25. Kf2 Be6 26. Ke3 Kg6
27. Bc5 b6 28. Ba3 c5 29. Bc1 Rd8 30. Nd2 Bf5 31. Nf3 Kf6 32. h4 Rd1 33. Bd2
Ra1 34. Nh2 Rxa2 35. g4 Be6 36. Ke2 Bxc4+ 37. Ke3 Bd5 38. Nf1 a5 39. Ng3 a4 40.
g5+ Kf7 41. h5 a3 42. c4 Rxd2 0-1

October 31, 2013

Momic-Scrivener, Mid-South Open 1964 
French

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

October 30, 2013

Pickard-Rackley, Mid-South Open 1977 
English: Bremen, reverse dragon

1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. g3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Bg2 c6 6. Nf3 Bd6 7. O-O O-O 8.
d3 h6 9. a3 Be6 10. Ne4 f5 11. Nxd6 Qxd6 12. Qc2 f4 13. b4 Nd7 14. Bb2 Rae8
15. Nd2 fxg3 16. hxg3 N5f6 17. Rac1 Ng4 18. Ne4 Qe7 19. Nc5 Nxc5 20. Qxc5
Qf7 21. f3 b6 22. Qxc6 Ne3 23. Rfe1 Bd5 24. Qc3 Nxg2 25. Kxg2 Bxf3+ 26. Kg1
Bd5 27. Rf1 Qh5 28. e4 Rf3 29. Kg2 Re3 30. Rf2 Be6 31. Rh1 Qg5 32. Rf3 Rxf3
33. Kxf3 Rf8+ 34. Kg2 Qe3 35. Qe1 Qxd3 36. Bxe5 Qc2+ 37. Kg1 Bc4 38. Rh2 Qd3
39. Rf2 Re8 40. Qc3 Qxe4 41. Rf4 Qb1+ 42. Kh2 Bd5 43. Qa1 Qc2+ 44. Kh3 Qg2+
45. Kg4 Be6+ 46. Kh4 Qh3# 0-1

October 29, 2013

Hurt-Appleberry, Mid-South Open 1977 
Pirc defense

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Be2 Bg7 5. Be3 Nc6 6. h4 e5 7. d5 Nd4 8.
Bxd4 exd4 9. Qxd4 O-O 10. Qd2 Re8 11. f3 Nh5 12. O-O-O Ng3 13. Rh2 Nxe2+ 14.
Ngxe2 c5 15. g4 Qa5 16. a3 b5 17. Nb1 Qd8 18. g5 Rb8 19. h5 Bd7 20. Rdh1 Qe7
21. hxg6 hxg6 22. Rh7 Qe5 23. c3 b4 24. axb4 cxb4 25. Qf4 Qxf4+ 26. Nxf4 Re5
27. cxb4 Rxg5 28. Nd3 Bb5 29. Ne1 Bd7 30. Nc3 Rxb4 31. Nd3 Rc4 32. Nf4 Rg3
33. Kd2 Rxf3 0-1

October 28, 2013

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

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

October 27, 2013

Wade-Horobetz, Game in 75 October 25, 2013 
Sicilian: Maroczy Bind

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nc6 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Nc3 d6 8. Be2
O-O 9. f3 a5 10. b3 Nxd4 11. Bxd4 Nd7 12. Rc1 Bh6 13. Rc2 Nc5 14. O-O Ne6 15.
Bf2 Bd7 16. Nd5 Bc6 17. g3 Ng5 18. Bd4 f6 19. Qd3 e6 20. Nc3 f5 21. exf5 Rxf5
22. h4 Nh3+ 23. Kg2 Nf4+ 24. gxf4 Qxh4 25. Rh1 Qxf4 26. Kf2 Raf8 27. Be3 Qg4
28. Bxh6 Rxf3+ 29. Ke1 Qg3+ 30. Kd1 Rxd3+ 31. Bxd3 Qxd3+ 32. Kc1 Bxh1 33. Bxf8
Kxf8 34. Nd1 Be4 35. Rf2+ Kg7 0-1

October 26, 2013

Pylant-Linxwiler Memphis Candidates 1981 
Sicilian: Najdorf, 7...Be7 main line

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

October 25, 2013

Pickard-Boyd Memphis Candidates 1981 
English Opening

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d6 3. g3 c6 4. Bg2 Bf5 5. e4 Bg4 6. Nge2 Nbd7 7. h3 Be6 8.
d3 Nb6 9. O-O d5 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. e5 Nfd7 12. f4 g6 13. Nd4 Nc5 14. b4 Na6
15. Nxe6 fxe6 16. a3 Qc7 17. Bb2 Nd7 18. Kh2 h5 19. Rc1 Qb6 20. Nxd5 exd5
21. e6 Nf6 22. Qa4+ Kd8 23. Bxf6 Qxe6 24. Bxh8 Nb8 25. Rfe1 Qf5 26. Re5 1-0

October 24, 2013

Wright-Morgan Memphis Candidates 1980 
Businessman's Opening

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

October 23, 2013

Hurt-Bayer Memphis Candidates 1980 
Caro-Kann: Advance Variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. f3 e6 4. Be3 dxe4 5. Nd2 exf3 6. Ngxf3 Nf6 7. Bd3 Be7 8.
Qe2 Bd7 9. Ne5 Nd5 10. O-O O-O 11. Bxh7+ Kxh7 12. Qh5+ Kg8 13. Nxf7 Qe8 14.
Qh8# 1-0

October 22, 2013

Pylant-Morgan Memphis Candidates 1980 
King's Gambit Declined

1. e4 e5 2. f4 Bc5 3. Nf3 d6 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Bc4 Nf6 6. d3 h6 7. Na4 Bb6 8.
Nxb6 axb6 9. c3 Qe7 10. O-O Be6 11. Bxe6 Qxe6 12. Nh4 Rxa2 13. f5 1-0

October 22, 2013

Harvey-Pickard Ivory Pawn Dedication 1979 
Nimzowitsch Defence

1. e4 Nc6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Bb5 e6 5. Nd2 Qd7 6. f4 h5 7. Nb3 a6 8. Bd3
Bxd3 9. cxd3 Nge7 10. Bd2 Nf5 11. Nf3 h4 12. Kf2 Be7 13. Rc1 f6 14. Qc2 Kf7 15.
g4 hxg3+ 16. hxg3 Nh6 17. Nh2 Raf8 18. a3 Ke8 19. Kg2 Kd8 20. Nf3 Qe8 21. Na5
Qg6 22. Nxb7+ 1-0

October 21, 2013

Thornberry-Appleberry King Cotton Open 1979 
Modern Benoni

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 g6 4. Nf3 d6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. e4 O-O 7. Bd3 e6 8. O-O
exd5 9. cxd5 a6 10. a4 Bg4 11. h3 Bxf3 12. Qxf3 Nbd7 13. Bg5 h6 14. Bh4 Qc7 15.
Bc2 b5 16. axb5 axb5 17. Nxb5 Qb6 18. Qe2 Rfb8 19. Nxd6 Qxd6 20. Bg3 Ne5 21. f4
Nh5 22. fxe5 Nxg3 23. Qf3 Qxe5 24. Qxf7+ Kh7 25. Rxa8 Rxa8 26. Re1 Rf8 27. Qb7
Nf1 28. Rxf1 Qd4+ 0-1

October 20, 2013

Day-Fowler King Cotton Open 1978 
Sicilian: Najdorf, Opocensky variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Be2 Nc6 7. Bg5 Qb6 8.
Nb3 e6 9. Qd2 Be7 10. O-O-O Qxf2 11. Be3 Qxg2 12. Rdg1 Nxe4 13. Rxg2 Nxd2
14. Nxd2 g6 15. Rf1 b5 16. Bf3 d5 17. Nxd5 exd5 18. Bxd5 Kd7 19. Rxf7 Bb7
20. Bc5 Rae8 21. Re2 Rhf8 22. Bxc6+ Kxc6 23. Rfxe7 Rxe7 24. Rxe7 Kxc5 25.
Rxb7 1-0

October 19, 2013

Ponds-Tykese  National Chess Day!, October 12, 2013, round 1 
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Bf5 3. Bf4 e6 4. e3 c5 5. Nbd2 Nc6 6. c3 Nf6 7. Be2 h6 8. h3
Be7 9. O-O O-O 10. Rc1 c4 11. b3 Ba3 12. g4 Bh7 13. Rb1 Bxb1 14. Qxb1 Bd6
15. Bxd6 Qxd6 16. bxc4 Rab8 17. cxd5 exd5 18. Bd3 Rfe8 19. Re1 Re7 20. e4
Rbe8 21. e5 Qe6 22. Bf5 Qxf5 23. Qxf5 Nh7 24. Nh4 f6 25. Ng6 Rf7 26. e6 Rfe7
27. Nxe7+ Nxe7 28. Qb1 b6 29. Qb5 Rc8 30. Qd7 Kf8 31. Qxa7 Rxc3 32. Qxb6
Rxh3 33. Qd8# 1-0

October 18, 2013

Nilsson-Dasari National Chess Day!, October 12, 2013, round 2 
Caro-Kann: Panov-Botvinnik Attack

1. c4 c6 2. e4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. d4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nf3 b6 7. Bg5 Be7 8. Bd3
Bb7 9. Qe2 O-O 10. O-O Nbd7 11. Rfe1 Re8 12. Rac1 Rc8 13. Ne5 Rc7 14. Nb5 Rc8
15. Nxa7 Ra8 16. Nac6 Bxc6 17. Nxc6 Qc7 18. Nxe7+ Rxe7 19. cxd5 Qd6 20. a3 Qxd5
21. Be4 Nxe4 22. Bxe7 Nef6 23. Qc2 Qb7 24. Bd6 Nd5 25. Qe4 N7f6 26. Qe5 Rc8 27.
Qg3 Rxc1 28. Rxc1 Ne4 29. Qe5 Nxd6 30. Qxd6 h6 31. h4 Kh7 32. h5 b5 33. g3 Nf6
34. Qc7 Qe4 35. Qxf7 Qxd4 36. Qg6+ Kh8 37. Rc8+ Ng8 38. Qf7 Qd1+ 39. Kh2 Qxh5+
40. Qxh5 Kh7 41. Qf7 Nf6 42. Rc7 Ne8 43. Qxe8 h5 44. Qxh5+ Kg8 45. Rc8# 1-0

October 17, 2013

Sytnytsky-Ponds  National Chess Day!, October 12, 2013, round 2 
Queen's pawn game, Darooha variation

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 e6 4. Bg5 c5 5. e4 cxd4 6. Bxf6 Qxf6 7. Qxd4 Qxd4
8. Nxd4 dxe4 9. Nxe4 a6 10. Bd3 e5 11. Nf3 f5 12. Nxe5 fxe4 13. Bxe4 Bd6 14.
Nc4 Bc5 15. Bd5 Nd7 16. O-O Nb6 17. Rfe1+ Kd8 18. Rad1 Nxd5 19. Rxd5+ Bd7
20. Rxc5 Re8 21. Rxe8+ Kxe8 22. Re5+ Kf8 23. Nb6 Rd8 24. Rd5 Ke7 25. Rxd7+
Rxd7 26. Nxd7 Kxd7 27. Kf1 Kc6 28. Ke2 Kd5 29. Kd3 h5 30. c4+ Kc6 31. b4 b5
32. h3 g5 33. g3 bxc4+ 34. Kxc4 Kd6 35. a4 Kc6 36. b5+ axb5+ 37. axb5+ Kb7
38. f4 h4 39. gxh4 gxf4 40. Kd3 Kb6 41. h5 Kxb5 42. h6 1-0

October 16, 2013

Fabijanic-Sansom  National Chess Day!, October 12, 2013, round 4 
Sicilian: 2...d6, Miscellaneous

1. e4 c5 2. Bc4 Nc6 3. Nf3 d6 4. b3 Nf6 5. Nc3 Bg4 6. O-O g6 7. Re1 Bg7 8. d3
O-O 9. h3 Bxf3 10. Qxf3 Nd4 11. Qd1 Nc6 12. Bb2 e6 13. Qd2 a6 14. a4 Nd4 15.
Qc1 Qd7 16. e5 dxe5 17. Rxe5 Nd5 18. Nxd5 Bxe5 19. Nb6 Ne2+ 20. Kf1 Nxc1 21.
Nxd7 Bxb2 22. Rb1 Rfd8 23. Nb6 Rab8 24. Rxb2 a5 25. Bb5 Nxd3 26. Bxd3 Rd6 27.
Nc4 Rbd8 28. Nxd6 Rxd6 29. Ke2 f5 30. f4 Kg7 31. Rb1 h6 32. g4 Kf6 33. Kf3 g5
34. fxg5+ Kxg5 35. h4+ Kf6 36. Re1 Rd4 37. gxf5 e5 38. Re4 b6 39. Rxd4 exd4 40.
Ke4 Ke7 41. Ke5 Kf7 42. Kd6 Kf6 43. Kc6 Kf7 44. Kxb6 1-0

October 15, 2013

Sichel-Fabijanic  National Chess Day!, October 12, 2013, round 3 
Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nge2 b6 6. d3 Bb7 7. Bd2 e6 8.
Qc1 h6 9. O-O Nge7 10. f4 d6 11. g4 f5 12. gxf5 gxf5 13. Ng3 Bd4+ 14. Be3
Qc7 15. Nce2 Bxe3+ 16. Qxe3 fxe4 17. dxe4 O-O-O 18. Bh3 Nb4 19. Bxe6+ Kb8
20. Rfc1 Ng6 21. c3 Nc6 22. b4 Bc8 23. Bxc8 Qxc8 24. bxc5 dxc5 25. e5 Qh3
26. Qe4 Nce7 27. Rd1 Nh4 28. Kh1 Nef5 29. Nxf5 Nxf5 30. Rxd8+ Rxd8 31. Qg2
Qh4 32. Rg1 Rd2 33. Qf3 c4 34. e6 Rd3 35. Qe4 Rh3 36. Rg8+ Kc7 37. Qxc4+ Kd6
38. Rg2 Qe1+ 39. Ng1 Ng3+ 40. Rxg3 Qxg3 41. Qd4+ Kxe6 42. Qe5+ Kf7 43. Qf5+
Kg7 44. Qxh3 1-0

October 14, 2013

Horobetz-Nilsson  National Chess Day!, October 12, 2013 
Pirc Defence: Classical System

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 c6 4. Nf3 g6 5. h3 Bg7 6. Be3 O-O 7. Be2 Qc7 8. a4 a5
9. O-O e5 10. dxe5 dxe5 11. Bc4 Nbd7 12. Qe2 Nh5 13. Rfd1 Nf4 14. Qf1 Nb6 15.
Bc5 Nxc4 16. Bxf8 Bxf8 17. Qxc4 Be6 18. Qf1 f6 19. b3 Qb6 20. Ne2 Nh5 21. Nc1
Bb4 22. Kh1 Bc3 23. Rb1 Nf4 24. Ne2 Qb4 25. Nxf4 exf4 26. Qd3 Re8 27. Ng1 f5
28. Ne2 Be5 29. f3 Qf8 30. Nd4 fxe4 31. fxe4 Qf6 32. Nxe6 Qxe6 33. Qc4 Qxc4 34.
bxc4 Bc3 35. Rxb7 Rxe4 36. Rd8+ 1-0

October 13, 2013

Morgan-Middleton  Knob III Open, October 30, 1976
Giuoco Piano: Möller (Therkatz) attack

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d4 exd4 6. cxd4 Bb4+ 7. Nc3 Nxe4
8. O-O Bxc3 9. d5 Bf6 10. Re1 Ne7 11. Rxe4 O-O 12. g4 Ng6 13. d6 Nh4 14.
dxc7 Nxf3+ 15. Qxf3 Qxc7 16. Bxf7+ Rxf7 17. Re8+ Rf8 18. Qd5+ 1-0

October 12, 2013

Coleman-Nilsson Casual Chess Night, September 27, 2013 
Réti: King's Indian attack (Barcza system)

1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 Bg4 4. O-O e6 5. d4 Bd6 6. Nbd2 f5 7. c4 Nf6 8.
Qb3 b6 9. Qa4 O-O 10. b4 a5 11. b5 c5 12. Ba3 Nbd7 13. dxc5 Nxc5 14. Bxc5
Bxc5 15. Nb3 Rc8 16. cxd5 Nxd5 17. Rac1 Qe7 18. Nbd4 Qf6 19. Nb3 Nc3 20.
Rxc3 Qxc3 21. h3 Bxf3 22. Bxf3 Rfd8 23. Qh4 Ba3 24. e3 e5 25. Bb7 Rb8 26.
Bc6 a4 0-1