Mitchell Memorial 2009: Tribute to Jim and R.O. Mitchell

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December 4-11-18, 2009
Graham Horobetz wins with 2.5.  Thanks to all who played in this event!
See USCF rating report!

See bottom of page for rare games.  See R.O.'s game collection and the amazing one minute match with Bobby Fischer on the Internet Chess Club or ICC in July 2001.



Mitchell Memorial 2009 -- Tribute to Jim and R.O. MitchellUSCF Wall Chart, Page 1

      Name/ID                            Rate  Rnd 1   Rnd 2   Rnd 3
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   1. Horobetz, Graham S                |2020 | W 5   | B 6   | HALF  |
         12800231                       |     |  1.0  |  2.0  |  2.5  |
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   2. Bogle, Bradley Allan              |1781 | W 4   | HALF  | HALF  |
         12641161                       |     |  1.0  |  1.5  |  2.0  |
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   3. Maneclang,Anthony                 |1720 | HALF  | HALF  | W 6   |
         12486714                       |     |  0.5  |  1.0  |  2.0  |
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   4. Sam, Darren A                     |1580 | B 2   | HALF  | HALF  |
         12595722                       |     |  0.0  |  0.5  |  1.0  |
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   5. Baudendistel, Jeff                |1482 | B 1   | HALF  | HALF  |
         12466039                       |     |  0.0  |  0.5  |  1.0  |
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   6. Sytnytsky,Oleksandr               |1364 | B 7   | W 1   | B 3   |
         13489631                       |     |  0.0  |  0.0  |  0.0  |
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   7. Ingram,Elartrice                  | 975 | W 6   | HALF  | HALF  |
         14196490                       |     |  1.0  |  1.5  |  2.0  |
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Games played: 5



USCF Rating Report for Mitchell Memorial 2009

Summary Information

Number of Sections          1
Number of Players           7
Number of Games             5



Mitchell Memorial 2009 -- Tribute to Jim and R.O. Mitchell     Standings, Page 1

Place                     Name/Team                      Rate Score  MMed   Solk   Cum   CumOp
                                                                                         
    1 Horobetz, Graham S (1)                             2020   2.5    1.0    1.0    5.0    0.5
    2 Bogle, Bradley Allan (3)                           1781   2.0    1.0    1.0    3.5    0.5
    3 Ingram,Elartrice (8)                                975   2.0    0.0    0.0    3.5    0.0
    4 Maneclang,Anthony (4)                              1720   2.0    0.0    0.0    2.5    0.0
    5 Baudendistel, Jeff (6)                             1482   1.0    0.0    2.5    0.5    5.0
    6 Sam, Darren A (5)                                  1580   1.0    0.0    2.0    0.5    3.5
    7 Sytnytsky,Oleksandr (7)                            1364   0.0    4.0    6.5    0.0   11.0







Gary Pylant(2001) - Jim Mitchell(1720)    Match Training Game March 04, 1984 
Scandinavian (center counter) defense

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd8 4. d4 Nf6 5. Bc4 g6 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. Ne5 Be6
8. Bxe6 fxe6 9. O-O Bg7 10. Re1 c6 11. Bg5 Nbd7 12. Qe2 Nxe5 13. Qxe5 Qd7
14. Qxe6 Qxe6 15. Rxe6 Kf7 16. Rae1 Rhe8 17. d5 cxd5 18. Bxf6 exf6 19. Rxe8
Rxe8 20. Rxe8 Kxe8 21. Nxd5 f5 22. b3 Kd7 23. Kf1 Kd6 24. c4 b5 25. Ke2 bxc4
26. bxc4 Kc5 27. Kd3 Bd4 28. f3 Bg1 29. h3 Bh2 30. g4 fxg4 31. fxg4 Be5 32.
Ne7 Bf6 33. Nd5 Bd8 34. Kc3 h5 35. gxh5 gxh5 36. Kd3 h4 37. Ne3 a5 38. Nd5
Bg5 39. Nc3 Bd8 40. a3 Be7 41. Ne4+ Kc6 42. a4 Bf8 43. Ke3 Be7 44. Kf4 Kb6
45. Ke5 Kc6 46. Kf5 Bb4 47. Ke6 Be1 48. Kf5 Bb4 49. Kg4 Be7 50. Ng5 Kc5 51.
Kxh4 Kxc4 52. Kg4 Kb4 53. h4 Kxa4 54. h5 Bf8 55. Ne6 Bh6 56. Nd4 Kb4 57.
Nc6+ 1/2-1/2

Gary Pylant(2001) - Jim Mitchell(1720)    Match Training Game March 18, 1984 
Levitsky attack (Queen's bishop attack)

1. d4 d5 2. Bg5 Nf6 3. Bxf6 exf6 4. e3 g6 5. Nf3 Bg7 6. Bd3 O-O 7. Nbd2 Be6
8. c3 Nd7 9. O-O c5 10. Re1 cxd4 11. cxd4 f5 12. Qb3 Qb6 13. Rac1 Qxb3 14.
Nxb3 Rac8 15. Na5 Bf6 16. Nxb7 Rb8 17. Ba6 g5 18. b3 g4 19. Nd2 f4 20. Nc5
Nxc5 21. Rxc5 fxe3 22. fxe3 Bg5 23. Rc7 Bc8 24. Rxa7 Bxa6 25. Rxa6 Rfc8 26.
Rd6 Rc2 27. Rxd5 Bxe3+ 28. Rxe3 Rxd2 29. Rg5+ Kf8 30. Rxg4 Rxa2 31. d5 Ra1+
32. Kf2 Ra2+ 33. Kf3 Rb2 34. Rge4 R2xb3 35. Rxb3 Rxb3+ 36. Re3 Rb6 37. Kf4
Rd6 38. Ke5 Ke7 39. Ra3 f6+ 40. Kd4 Rd7 41. Re3+ Kf8 42. Kc5 Rc7+ 43. Kd6
Rc2 44. Rg3 Kf7 45. Kd7 h5 46. d6 h4 47. Rg4 h3 48. gxh3 Rxh2 49. h4 Ra2 50.
Rc4 Ra7+ 51. Rc7 Ra4 52. Kc8+ Ke6 53. d7 Ra8+ 54. Kb7 Rd8 55. h5 f5 56. h6
f4 57. h7 f3 1/2-1/2

Jim Mitchell(1720) - Gary Pylant(2001)   3rd Match May 20, 1984  round 2
Sicilian: Canal-Sokolsky (Nimzovich-Rossolimo, Moscow) attack

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nf6 6. Nc3 a6 7. Bd3 g6 8.
Be3 Bg7 9. Qd2 O-O 10. Bh6 Qb6 11. Nb3 Ne5 12. Bxg7 Kxg7 13. h3 Nxd3+ 14.
Qxd3 Be6 15. Qd4 Qxd4 16. Nxd4 Bd7 17. O-O-O Rac8 18. Rhe1 Rc5 19. g4 Rfc8
20. f4 b5 21. e5 dxe5 22. Rxe5 Rxe5 23. fxe5 Ne8 24. a3 Nc7 25. Nb3 Bc6 26.
g5 Ne6 27. h4 Rd8 28. Rxd8 Nxd8 29. Nc5 a5 30. Nb3 Nb7 31. Nd4 Bd7 32. Ndxb5
Nc5 33. Nd4 f5 34. exf6+ exf6 35. gxf6+ Kxf6 36. b4 axb4 37. axb4 Nb7 38.
Kd2 Ke5 39. Ke3 Nd6 40. Nf3+ Kf6 41. Kf4 Nf5 42. Ne4+ Ke7 43. Kg5 Bc6 44.
Nfd2 Ne3 45. c3 Nf5 46. Nf6 Nxh4 47. Nxh7 Nf5 48. Kxg6 Ne3 49. Nf6 Nd1 50.
Nfe4 Ke6 51. c4 Ke5 52. b5 Bb7 53. c5 Kd5 54. Nb3 Kxe4 55. c6 Bc8 56. b6 1-0

R.O. Mitchell(2208) - Gary Pylant(1910)    First U of M Open    Oct 20, 1996
QGD Slav defense

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 cxd5 5. Bf4 Nc6 6. e3 a6 7. Bd3 g6 8.
Nf3 Bg7 9. O-O O-O 10. Rc1 Bg4 11. h3 Bd7 12. a3 Rc8 13. b4 b5 14. Qb3 e6
15. a4 bxa4 16. Nxa4 Nh5 17. Bd6 Nxd4 18. exd4 Rxc1 19. Bxf8 Rxf1+ 20. Bxf1
Bxf8 21. Bxa6 Bxa4 22. Qxa4 Qb6 23. b5 Bg7 24. Qb4 Nf4 25. Qd2 Nh5 26. Qc3
Nf4 27. Qc8+ Bf8 28. Ne5 Ne2+ 29. Kh2 Qxd4 30. Nd7 Qf4+ 31. Kh1 Qb4 32.
Qxf8+ Qxf8 33. Nxf8 Kxf8 34. b6 Nd4 35. Bb5 1:0

Javier Cepeda(1330) - Jim Mitchell(1400)    Solid Gold Dedication  May 16, 1997 
English: symmetrical variation

1. c4 c5 2. e3 Nf6 3. d4 cxd4 4. exd4 g6 5. Nf3 Bg7 6. Be3 Qa5+ 7. Nc3 Ne4
8. Qc2 Nxc3 9. Qxc3 Qxc3+ 10. bxc3 O-O 11. Bd3 d6 12. O-O Nd7 13. Rac1 Nf6
14. h3 b6 15. Nd2 Bb7 16. Be2 Rac8 17. g4 Ne4 18. Bf3 Nxd2 19. Bxb7 Nxf1 20.
Bxc8 Rxc8 21. Kxf1 Rxc4 22. Ke2 Ra4 23. Rc2 d5 24. f4 e6 1/2-1/2