Games 2008 Part 1
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Alex Sytnytsky(1409) - Ron Harvey(1834)  Friday Night Fun #28   February 29, 2008
Queen's bishop game

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bf4 e6 4. c4 c6 5. Nc3 dxc4 6. e4 b5 7. Ne5 Bb4 8.
Bg5 Qa5 9. Bd2 Bb7 10. f3 Nbd7 11. a3 Bxc3 12. Bxc3 Qc7 13. Nxd7 Qxd7 14. e5
Nd5 15. Qd2 O-O 16. h4 Rfd8 17. g4 Nxc3 18. bxc3 c5 19. Bg2 cxd4 20. O-O-O
Qe7 21. Kb2 dxc3+ 22. Qxc3 Rxd1 23. Rxd1 Qxh4 24. Qc2 Rd8 25. Rh1 c3+ 26.
Kb1 Qg5 27. Qxh7+ Kf8 28. Qh8+ Ke7 29. Qh7 Qd2 30. Qh4+ g5 31. Qxg5+ Qxg5
32. f4 Bxg2 33. fxg5 0-1

Anoop Gazulapalli(1228) - Kevin Ponds(832)  Friday Night Fun #28   February 29, 2008
two knights defense: Wilkes Barre (Traxler) variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Ng5 Bc5 5. Nxf7 Qe7 6. Nxh8 Nxe4 7. Bf7+
Kf8 8. O-O Qf6 9. Qf3 d5 10. Qxf6 gxf6 11. d3 Ng5 12. Bxg5 fxg5 13. Nc3 Nd4
14. Rfe1 Nxc2 15. Rxe5 Nxa1 16. Re8+ Kg7 17. Rg8+ Kf6 18. Nxd5+ Ke5 19.
Rxg5+ Bf5 20. g4 Rxh8 21. Rxf5+ Kd4 22. Rf4+ Ke5 23. Re4+ Kd6 24. Nf6 Rf8
25. Re6# 1-0

Pat Coleman(1515) - Jonathan Beatty(1585)  Friday Night Fun #28   February 29, 2008
Bird's opening

1. f4 d5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. e3 g6 4. Bb5 Bd7 5. Bxc6 Bxc6 6. O-O Bg7 7. d4 Nf6 8.
Nbd2 b6 9. Ne5 Bb7 10. c3 O-O 11. f5 Nd7 12. fxg6 hxg6 13. Ng4 c5 14. Nf3
Qc8 15. Ng5 Nf6 16. Ne5 Qc7 17. Qe1 Bh6 18. Qg3 Bxg5 19. Qxg5 Kg7 20. Bd2
Ne4 21. Rxf7+ Rxf7 22. Qxg6+ 1-0

Mark Jackson(933) - Alex Sytnytsky(1409)  Friday Night Fun #28   February 29, 2008
Réti opening

1. Nf3 b6 2. e3 Bb7 3. Be2 Nf6 4. O-O e6 5. Nc3 d5 6. d4 Be7 7. Bb5+ c6 8.
Bd3 Nbd7 9. Ne5 Nxe5 10. dxe5 Nd7 11. a3 Nxe5 12. b4 a6 13. Bb2 O-O 14. Qh5
Nxd3 15. cxd3 Bf6 16. Rab1 d4 17. exd4 Bxd4 18. Ne2 Bxb2 19. Rxb2 Qxd3 20.
Ra2 Qg6 21. Nf4 Qxh5 22. Nxh5 Rad8 23. Raa1 Rd2 24. Rad1 Rfd8 25. Rxd2 Rxd2
26. h3 e5 27. Re1 f6 28. Ng3 c5 29. bxc5 bxc5 30. f3 g6 31. Rb1 Rd7 32. Rc1
Rc7 33. Rd1 Kg7 34. h4 Kf7 35. h5 c4 36. Ne4 Bxe4 37. fxe4 0-1

Graham Horobetz(1610) - Edgar Davison(1806)  Friday Night Fun #28   February 29, 2008
Pirc defense

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Bd3 e5 4. dxe5 dxe5 5. Bb5+ Bd7 6. Bxd7+ Nbxd7 7. f3
Bc5 8. Ne2 Qe7 9. Nd2 O-O-O 10. c3 Nb6 11. Qc2 Be3 12. Nf1 Bxc1 13. Nxc1 Rd7
14. Nd3 Rhd8 15. O-O-O Qe6 16. b3 Qd6 17. Kb2 a5 18. a4 Qe7 19. Ne3 g6 20.
Nf2 Qc5 21. Neg4 Nxg4 22. Nxg4 h5 23. Nf6 Rd6 24. Nh7 Qe3 25. Rxd6 Rxd6 26.
Rd1 Rxd1 1/2-1/2

Jordan Berryhill(1412) - Nishit Reddy(1661)  Friday Night Fun #28   February 29, 2008
Caro-Kann: advance variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Bd3 Bxd3 5. Qxd3 e6 6. Nf3 Nd7 7. O-O c5 8.
c3 Qb6 9. Re1 Ne7 10. Qc2 Rc8 11. Be3 Nf5 12. Qd2 c4 13. h3 Be7 14. g4 Nxe3
15. Qxe3 Qxb2 16. Nbd2 Qb6 17. Rab1 Qc7 18. Nf1 O-O 19. Ng3 Rfe8 20. h4 Nf8
21. h5 h6 22. g5 hxg5 23. Nxg5 Nh7 24. Nxh7 Kxh7 25. Kg2 b6 26. Rh1 Rh8 27.
f4 Qd7 28. f5 exf5 29. Rbf1 Kg8 30. Nxf5 Qe6 31. Nxe7+ Qxe7 32. h6 gxh6 33.
Rxh6 Rxh6 34. Qxh6 Qf8 35. Qxf8+ Kxf8 36. Rf6 Ke7 37. Rd6 Rg8+ 38. Kf3 Rg6
39. Rxd5 Rh6 40. Kg3 Rh1 0-1

Peter Hayman(1190) - Rohith Parvathareddy(1562)  Friday Night Fun #28   February 29, 2008
Torre attack (Tartakower variation)

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bg5 e6 4. e3 Be7 5. c4 c6 6. Nc3 Nbd7 7. Bd3 O-O 8.
Qc2 h6 9. Bh4 dxc4 10. Bxc4 Nd5 11. Bxe7 Qxe7 12. O-O N7b6 13. Nxd5 exd5 14.
Be2 Qf6 15. Ne5 Nd7 16. Ng4 Qd6 17. Rac1 f5 18. Ne5 Nxe5 19. dxe5 Qxe5 20.
Qc3 Re8 21. Qxe5 Rxe5 22. Rc5 f4 23. Rc3 fxe3 24. Rxe3 Rxe3 25. fxe3 Be6 26.
Bh5 Rf8 27. Rxf8+ Kxf8 28. Kf2 Ke7 29. Kf3 Kf6 30. Kf4 g5+ 31. Kf3 Ke5 32.
a3 b6 33. Be8 c5 34. Bb5 d4 35. Ba6 dxe3 36. Kxe3 h5 37. Be2 h4 38. h3 Bd7
39. Bf3 b5 40. Bh5 a5 41. Be2 b4 42. axb4 axb4 43. Bc4 Bc6 44. Bf1 Bd5 45.
Kf2 Kf4 46. Be2 c4 47. Bd1 c3 48. bxc3 bxc3 49. Bc2 Be4 50. Bxe4 Kxe4 51.
Ke2 Kf4 52. Kd3 Kg3 53. Kxc3 Kxg2 54. Kd3 Kxh3 55. Ke3 g4 56. Kf2 Kh2 57.
Kf1 g3 0-1

Edgar Davison(1806) - Rohith Parvathareddy(1562)  Friday Night Fun #28   February 29, 2008
Réti: King's Indian attack (Barcza system)

1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 Bf5 4. O-O e6 5. d3 Bd6 6. Nbd2 Nbd7 7. Re1 O-O
8. e4 Bg4 9. h3 Bxf3 10. Nxf3 dxe4 11. dxe4 Be7 12. e5 Nd5 13. c4 N5b6 14.
Qc2 c6 15. Be3 Bc5 16. Ng5 g6 17. Bf4 Re8 18. Rad1 Qc7 19. h4 Bf8 20. h5 Bg7
21. hxg6 hxg6 22. Qe2 Bh6 23. b3 Bxg5 24. Bxg5 Nf8 25. Qe3 Nh7 26. Bf6 Nxf6
27. exf6 Kh7 28. Rd4 Nd7 29. Rh4+ Kg8 30. Rh8+ 1-0

Jordan Berryhill(1452) - Anoop Gazulapalli(1209)  Friday Night Fun #28   February 29, 2008
Four knights: Italian variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Nc3 Nxe4 5. Nxe4 d5 6. Bb5 dxe4 7. Nxe5
Qd5 8. Bxc6+ bxc6 9. f4 Bd6 10. c4 Qd4 11. Qa4 Bb7 12. Nxc6 Bxc6 13. Qxc6+
Ke7 14. Qd5 Qxd5 15. cxd5 Bxf4 16. O-O Be5 17. Re1 f5 18. d3 Kd6 19. dxe4
fxe4 20. Rxe4 Kxd5 21. Re2 Rhf8 22. Bg5 Rae8 23. Rd1+ Kc6 24. Rc1+ Kb7 25.
Kh1 Bxb2 26. Rxb2+ Kc8 27. Rbc2 Rf7 28. h3 h6 29. Bh4 g5 30. Bg3 Ree7 31.
Rf2 Rxf2 32. Bxf2 Re2 33. Bxa7 Rxa2 34. Bd4 h5 35. Rc5 g4 36. hxg4 hxg4 37.
Rg5 Ra4 38. Rxg4 c5 39. Rg8+ Kb7 40. Bxc5 Rc4 41. Be3 Re4 42. Bf2 Rf4 43.
Kg1 Rc4 1-0

Chase Knowles(1497) - Agene Smith(912)  Friday Night Fun #28   February 29, 2008
French: Winawer, advance variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. dxc5 Bxc5 6. f4 Ne7 7. Nf3 O-O 8.
a3 Nbc6 9. Bb5 Bd7 10. Na4 b6 11. Bxc6 Nxc6 12. Nc3 f5 13. Rf1 Bc8 14. h3
Ba6 15. Rh1 Qd7 16. b4 Be7 17. b5 Bb7 18. bxc6 Qxc6 19. Bb2 Rad8 20. Nd4
Bh4+ 21. Kd2 Qd7 22. Ncb5 Bg3 23. Qf3 Ba6 24. Nd6 Qa4 25. Qxg3 1-0

Uday Cherukuri(1321) - Peter Hayman(1190)  Friday Night Fun #28   February 29, 2008
French: Marshall variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 c5 4. exd5 Nf6 5. dxe6 Bxe6 6. dxc5 Bxc5 7. Qxd8+
Kxd8 8. Bg5 Nd7 9. O-O-O Ke8 10. f4 Ng4 11. Ne4 Be3+ 12. Kb1 f6 13. Bh4 Bxf4
14. h3 Ne3 15. Re1 Rc8 16. g3 Nxc2 17. gxf4 Nxe1 18. Nd6+ Ke7 19. Nxc8+ Rxc8
20. Bxe1 Bf5+ 0-1

Graham Horobetz(1573) - Ron Harvey(1851)  Friday Night Fun #28   February 29, 2008
Sicilian: Grand Prix attack

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. f4 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bb5 Nd4 6. d3 Nxb5 7. Nxb5 Qa5+
8. Nc3 Bxc3+ 9. bxc3 Qxc3+ 10. Bd2 Qa3 11. Ne5 d6 12. Nc4 Qa4 13. Bc3 f6 14.
h4 h5 15. O-O Bg4 16. Qe1 Qd7 17. e5 d5 18. exf6 d4 19. Ne5 Qf5 20. f7+ Kf8
21. fxg8=Q+ Rxg8 22. Nxg4 Qxg4 23. Bd2 Rd8 24. Qf2 Kg7 25. Rae1 Rd7 26. Re5
b6 27. Rfe1 Kf7 28. Rg5 1-0

Robert Beasy(1737) - Ed Hamelrath(1716)  City Championship February 22, 2008
Nimzo-Indian: classical variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. Qxc3 b6 7. Bg5 Bb7
8. f3 d5 9. e3 h6 10. Bh4 Nbd7 11. cxd5 exd5 12. Bd3 c5 13. Ne2 Rc8 14. Qd2
Qe7 15. Bf2 Rfe8 16. O-O Rc6 17. Nc3 c4 18. Bc2 a6 19. Rfe1 Rcc8 20. b3 cxb3
21. Bxb3 Qd8 22. Rac1 b5 23. Qa2 Nb6 24. e4 Nc4 25. a4 dxe4 26. axb5 axb5
27. Nxb5 Ra8 28. Qb1 e3 29. Bxc4 exf2+ 30. Kxf2 Bd5 31. Be2 Ra2 32. Rc2 Rxc2
33. Qxc2 Qa5 34. Nd6 Re6 35. Qc8+ 1/2-1/2

Jeff Kovalic(1842) - Aaron Smith(1641)   City Championship February 22, 2008
Caro-Kann: advance variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. dxc5 e6 5. Be3 Qc7 6. Nf3 Bxc5 7. Bxc5 Qxc5 8.
Na3 Bd7 9. c4 Ne7 10. Qb3 Nbc6 11. cxd5 Nxd5 12. Bb5 a6 13. Bxc6 Bxc6 14.
O-O O-O 15. Rfc1 Qb4 16. Qxb4 Nxb4 17. Rc3 Bxf3 18. Rxf3 Rac8 19. Rb3 Nxa2
20. g3 Rc1+ 21. Rxc1 Nxc1 22. Rxb7 g6 23. Nc4 Nd3 24. f4 Rc8 25. Nd6 Rc1+
26. Kg2 Rc2+ 27. Kh3 Rxb2 28. Rxf7 Nf2+ 29. Kh4 Ne4 30. Re7 Rxh2+ 31. Kg4
h5+ 32. Kf3 Nd2+ 33. Ke3 Nf1+ 34. Kf3 Nd2+ 35. Ke3 Nf1+ 36. Kd3 Nxg3 37.
Rxe6 h4 38. Rxg6+ Kh7 39. Rg4 Nf1 40. Ke4 h3 41. Kf3 Nd2+ 42. Kg3 Nf1+ 43.
Kh4 Rh1 44. e6 h2 45. Ne4 Rg1 46. Nf2 h1=Q+ 47. Nxh1 Rxh1+ 48. Kg5 Rh6 49.
Rh4 Rxh4 50. Kxh4 Kg7 51. Kg5 Ne3 52. f5 Nd5 53. e7 Kf7 54. f6 Nxf6 55. Kf5
Kxe7 56. Ke5 Kd7 57. Kd4 Kc6 58. Kc4 a5 59. Kb3 Kb5 60. Ka3 a4 61. Ka2 Kb4
62. Kb2 Ne4 63. Ka2 a3 64. Ka1 Kb3 65. Kb1 Nc3+ 66. Ka1 Nb5 67. Kb1 Kb4 68.
Ka2 Kc3 69. Kb1 Kb3 70. Ka1 Nd4 71. Kb1 a2+ 0-1

Edgar Davison(1814) - Nishit Reddy(1613)    City Championship February 22, 2008
QGD Slav: exchange variation, 6.Bf4 Bf5

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. Bf4 Bf5 7. e3 a6 8.
Bd3 Bxd3 9. Qxd3 e6 10. O-O Bd6 11. Bxd6 Qxd6 12. a3 O-O 13. Nd2 e5 14. dxe5
Nxe5 15. Qe2 d4 16. exd4 Qxd4 1/2-1/2

Ron Harvey(1891) - Riley Bartlett(1733)     City Championship February 22, 2008
Nimzovich-Larsen attack: English variation

1. b3 c5 2. Bb2 e6 3. e3 d5 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Be2 Bd6 6. d4 O-O 7. Nbd2 Nc6 8.
O-O Bd7 9. Ne5 cxd4 10. exd4 Qc7 11. Ndf3 Rac8 12. c4 dxc4 13. Bxc4 Nd5 14.
Rc1 f6 15. Nxd7 Qxd7 16. Re1 a6 17. a3 b5 18. Bd3 Nce7 19. Qe2 Nf4 20. Qd2
Nxd3 21. Qxd3 Nd5 22. Nd2 Rxc1 23. Rxc1 Rc8 24. Re1 Nf4 25. Qe4 f5 26. Qb1
Qc6 27. Nf3 Qc2 28. g3 Nh3+ 29. Kg2 Nxf2 30. Qxc2 Rxc2 31. Rxe6 Ne4+ 32. Kg1
Rxb2 33. Ne5 Bxe5 34. dxe5 Nc5 35. Rc6 Nxb3 36. e6 Kf8 37. Rxa6 Re2 38. Ra8+
Ke7 39. Ra7+ Kxe6 40. Rxg7 Nd4 41. Rxh7 Nf3+ 42. Kh1 0-1

Deepak Sathyan(1199) - John Craycroft(1389)  Reserve/Amateur   February 22, 2008
Queen's pawn game, Krause variation

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 c5 3. c3 Nc6 4. g3 e6 5. Bg2 Nf6 6. Bg5 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Be7 8.
Bxf6 Bxf6 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. O-O Rb8 11. b3 O-O 12. Qc2 Bb7 13. Nd2 c5 14. e4
Qa5 15. Rfc1 Rfd8 16. Rab1 Be7 17. e5 Qc7 18. f4 d4 19. Be4 Bxe4 20. Nxe4 a6
21. c4 Qc6 22. Qd3 a5 23. a4 Rb7 24. Rb2 Qb6 25. Rcb1 Qc6 26. Re1 Rdb8 27.
Reb1 Rf8 28. Qd2 Qxe4 29. Qxa5 Rb4 30. Qc7 Qb7 31. Qxb7 Rxb7 32. a5 Ra8 33.
Ra1 Bd8 34. Kf2 Rxa5 35. Rab1 Rb4 36. Ke2 Ra7 37. Kd3 f6 38. Ke4 fxe5 39.
Kxe5 Kf7 40. Ke4 Bf6 41. Kd3 Ra6 42. Re2 Ra3 43. Reb2 Kg6 44. g4 Be7 45. Ke4
Ra6 46. Re1 Kf7 47. Kd3 g6 48. g5 e5 49. Rxe5 Re6 50. Rxe6 Kxe6 51. Ke4 Bd6
52. h3 Bf8 53. h4 Bg7 54. Rb1 Rb7 55. Rf1 Rxb3 56. f5+ gxf5+ 57. Rxf5 Re3+
58. Kf4 Re5 59. Rxe5+ Bxe5+ 60. Ke4 Bg3 61. h5 Bh4 62. g6 hxg6 63. hxg6 Bf2
64. g7 Kf7 65. Kd5 d3 0-1

Ashish Nathani(1109) - Darwin Whitten(743)  Reserve/Amateur   February 22, 2008
Polish defense

1. d4 b5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bf4 d6 4. e3 Nf6 5. Bd3 e5 6. dxe5 dxe5 7. Nxe5 Nh5
8. Nxc6 Bd7 9. Nxd8 Rxd8 10. Qxh5 Bb4+ 11. Nc3 g6 12. Qe5+ Kf8 13. Qxh8+ Ke7
14. Bg5+ f6 15. Qxf6+ Ke8 16. Qxd8+ Kf7 17. O-O-O Be7 18. Qxe7+ Kg8 19. Bh6
Kh8 20. Qg7# 1-0

Uday Cherukuri(1350) - Brad Smith(1664)  Reserve/Amateur   February 22, 2008
Pirc: classical system, 5.Be2

1. e4 d6 2. d4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. Be2 Nf6 5. Nc3 O-O 6. O-O Nbd7 7. Re1 e5 8.
dxe5 Nxe5 9. Bf4 Nxf3+ 10. Bxf3 Be6 11. e5 dxe5 12. Bxe5 c6 13. Bf4 Qb6 14.
Rb1 Rfd8 15. Qc1 Ng4 16. h3 Qxf2+ 17. Kh1 Qh4 18. Rxe6 Nf2+ 19. Kg1 fxe6 20.
Bg5 Qd4 21. Be3 Nxh3+ 22. gxh3 Qxe3+ 23. Qxe3 Bd4 24. Qxd4 Rxd4 25. Bg4 e5
26. Re1 Re8 27. Re2 Kg7 28. Re4 h5 29. Bf3 1/2-1/2

Mark Beatty(1491) - Sathyan Pillai(1571)  Reserve/Amateur   February 22, 2008
two knights defense: Fegatello attack

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Ng5 d5 5. exd5 Nxd5 6. Nxf7 Kxf7 7. Qf3+
Ke6 8. Nc3 Nb4 9. O-O c6 10. d4 Nxc2 11. Qe4 Nxd4 12. Re1 Kd6 13. Bxd5 cxd5
14. Qxe5+ Kc6 15. Qxd4 Bc5 16. Qa4+ Kc7 17. Bf4+ Bd6 18. Nb5+ Kb6 19. Nxd6
Bd7 20. Qb4+ Ka6 21. Qxb7+ Ka5 22. Bd2+ 1-0

Rohith Parvathareddy(1565) - Gary Pylant(1800)  Reserve/Amateur   February 22, 2008
Queen's pawn

1. d4 e6 2. Nf3 f5 3. Bf4 Nf6 4. e3 b6 5. Nbd2 Bb7 6. Bd3 Be7 7. Be5 O-O 8.
Bxf6 Bxf6 9. c3 d5 10. c4 c6 11. cxd5 cxd5 12. O-O Nd7 13. Qa4 a6 14. Rac1
b5 15. Qd1 Rc8 16. Rxc8 Qxc8 17. Nb3 g6 18. Qd2 Qb8 19. Rc1 e5 20. dxe5 Nxe5
21. Nxe5 Bxe5 22. g3 Qd6 23. Nc5 Ba8 24. Bf1 d4 25. Bg2 Bxg2 26. Kxg2 Rc8
27. Nd3 Qd5+ 28. Kg1 Rxc1+ 1/2-1/2

Aaron Smith(1678) - Ed Hamelrath(1690)   City Championship February 15, 2008
Nimzo-Indian: Leningrad variation

1. c4 e6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Bg5 h6 5. Bh4 g5 6. Bg3 Ne4 7. Qd3 Nxg3 8.
hxg3 d5 9. a3 dxc4 10. Qxc4 Bxc3+ 11. Qxc3 c6 12. Rd1 Qd5 13. Nf3 Nd7 14. e3
Nb6 15. Bd3 f5 16. Nxg5 Qxg2 17. Rh4 Nd5 18. Qc1 Nf6 19. Ke2 Ng4 20. Nh3 Bd7
21. Rg1 Qd5 22. Nf4 Qd6 23. f3 Nf6 24. Ng6 Rh7 25. Ne5 Qe7 26. Rgh1 h5 27.
g4 hxg4 28. Rxh7 Nxh7 29. fxg4 O-O-O 30. Qf1 Re8 31. gxf5 exf5 32. Bxf5 Nf6
33. Rh6 Kc7 34. Qh3 Bc8 35. Bxc8 Rxc8 36. Rxf6 Qxf6 37. Qd7+ Kb8 38. Qg4 Qd8
39. Kd3 c5 40. Qf4 Ka8 41. Nc4 cxd4 42. exd4 Qc7 43. Qxc7 Rxc7 44. a4 Kb8
45. b3 Rh7 46. Ne5 Kc7 47. Kc4 Kd6 48. b4 Rc7+ 49. Kd3 Kd5 50. a5 Rh7 51.
Ng4 Rh3+ 52. Ne3+ Kc6 53. Ke4 Rh4+ 54. Kf3 Rh3+ 55. Ke4 1/2-1/2

Riley Bartlett(1726) - Robert Beasy(1631)   City Championship February 15, 2008
Caro-Kann: exchange variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. c3 Qc7 6. Ne2 Bg4 7. Qc2 Bxe2
8. Qxe2 Nxd4 9. Bb5+ Nxb5 10. Qxb5+ Qc6 11. Qd3 d4 12. O-O dxc3 13. Nxc3 Nf6
14. Bf4 Rd8 15. Qe2 e6 16. Rac1 a6 17. Rfd1 Rxd1+ 18. Nxd1 Qa4 1/2-1/2

Keith Crawford(unr) - Jonathan Van Doren(1413)  Reserve/Amateur   February 15, 2008
QGD: Tarrasch defense

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 c5 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. Bf4 a6 6. e3 Nf6 7. Bd3 Be7 8. O-O
O-O 9. a3 Bd6 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bh4 Be7 12. Ne5 Nxe5 13. dxe5 Nd7 14. Bxe7 Qxe7
15. f4 dxc4 16. Bxc4 Rd8 17. Qf3 Nb6 18. Bb3 Qc7 19. Ne4 Qc6 20. Nf6+ gxf6
21. Qg4+ Kh7 22. Qh4 Nd5 23. exf6 1-0

Sohail Bhatt(895) - Alex Sytnytsky(1425)  Reserve/Amateur   February 15, 2008
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. Bd3 Bd6 5. O-O O-O 6. c3 Bd7 7. Nbd2 b5 8.
Qb3 a6 9. e4 dxe4 10. Nxe4 Nxe4 11. Bxe4 Bc6 12. Bxc6 Nxc6 13. d5 exd5 14.
Qxd5 Bxh2+ 15. Kxh2 Qxd5 16. Bf4 Qh5+ 17. Kg1 Rad8 18. Rad1 b4 19. c4 Ne5
20. Nxe5 Rxd1 21. Nc6 Rxf1+ 22. Kxf1 Qd1# 0-1

Albert Burgess(1471) - Ashish Nathani(1005)  Reserve/Amateur   February 15, 2008
Caro-Kann: anti-anti-Caro-Kann defense

1. e4 c6 2. c4 d5 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Nc3 dxe4 5. Qa4+ Nc6 6. Qxe4 Nf6 7. Qa4
Bf5 8. Bb5 Qc7 9. Nf3 e6 10. O-O Bd6 11. Nd4 Rc8 12. Nxf5 Bxh2+ 13. Kh1 exf5
14. Re1+ Kf8 15. Bxc6 bxc6 16. g3 Ng4 17. Re2 Re8 18. Qa3+ c5 19. Rxe8+ Kxe8
20. Nd5 Qc6 21. Qf3 Kd8 22. Qxf5 Re8 23. Qxg4 Re1+ 24. Kxh2 Qxd5 25. f3 f5
26. Qg5+ Kc8 27. g4 Qe5+ 28. Kg2 Re2+ 29. Kf1 Qh2 30. Qxf5+ Kb7 31. Qd5+ Kb6
32. Qd8+ Kc6 33. Qa8+ Kb6 34. Qd8+ Kc6 35. Qa8+ Kd7 36. Qxa7+ Ke8 37. Qa8+
Kf7 38. Qb7+ Kg6 39. Qc6+ Kg5 40. d4+ Kh4 41. Bg5+ Kh3 42. f4 Qf2# 0-1

John Craycroft(1326) - Agene Smith(830)  Reserve/Amateur   February 15, 2008
QGD: 3.Nc3

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Bd2 Nf6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. e3 b6 7. Ne5 Bb7 8.
Be2 Nbd7 9. Nxd7 Qxd7 10. Bf3 c6 11. cxd5 exd5 12. O-O a5 13. Re1 Bd6 14. e4
dxe4 15. Nxe4 Nxe4 16. Rxe4 Rae8 17. Qc2 Rxe4 18. Bxe4 f5 19. Bd3 Bc8 20.
Qb3+ Kh8 21. Qxb6 Bc7 22. Qc5 Qd6 23. Qxd6 Bxd6 24. Bxa5 Rf6 25. Re1 Bd7 26.
Bd8 Rg6 27. Bxf5 1-0

Gary Pylant(1805) - Edgar Davison(1824)  Reserve/Amateur   February 15, 2008
Réti: King's Indian attack (Barcza system)

1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 Bf5 4. c4 c6 5. cxd5 cxd5 6. O-O Nbd7 7. d4 e6 8.
Nc3 Be7 9. Nh4 Bg6 10. Nxg6 hxg6 11. e4 dxe4 12. Nxe4 Nd5 13. a3 Rc8 14. Be3
Qb6 15. Qd2 O-O 16. Rac1 Nxe3 17. fxe3 Nf6 18. Rxc8 1/2-1/2

Edgar Davison(1826) - Aaron Smith(1678)   City Championship February 10, 2008
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 d5 2. e3 e6 3. Bd3 Nd7 4. f4 g6 5. Nf3 c5 6. c3 f6 7. O-O Qc7 8. e4
cxd4 9. exd5 dxc3 10. dxe6 Nc5 11. Bb5+ Ke7 12. Nxc3 Bxe6 13. Nd5+ Bxd5 14.
Qxd5 Rd8 15. Re1+ 1-0

Ron Harvey(1898) - Jeff Kovalic(1857)   City Championship February 08, 2008
Sicilian: Alapin's variation (2.c3)

1. e4 c5 2. c3 d5 3. exd5 Qxd5 4. d4 Nf6 5. Nf3 Bg4 6. Be2 e6 7. Be3 Nbd7 8.
c4 Qc6 9. Nc3 cxd4 10. Bxd4 Bxf3 11. Bxf3 Qxc4 12. Bxb7 Rb8 13. b3 Qc7 14.
Bf3 e5 15. O-O exd4 16. Re1+ Kd8 17. Qxd4 Rb4 18. Qd3 Qd6 19. Qe2 Qe7 20.
Qd3 Qc5 21. Rac1 Rd4 22. Qe2 Qa5 23. Nb5 Qd2 24. Rc8+ 1-0

Robert Beasy(1631) - Nishit Reddy(1638)   City Championship February 08, 2008
King's Indian: 6.Be2

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Be2 O-O 6. Nf3 Nbd7 7. O-O c5 8.
d5 a6 9. a4 Rb8 10. h3 h6 11. Bf4 Nh5 12. Be3 Nhf6 13. Qd2 Kh7 14. Rab1 Qa5
15. Rfd1 Nb6 16. Qc2 Bd7 17. b3 Na8 18. Bd3 Ng8 19. Ne2 Qd8 20. Nf4 Qe8 21.
Re1 e5 22. dxe6 Bxe6 23. e5 dxe5 24. Nxe6 Qxe6 25. Bxc5 Rfd8 26. Bd4 Qd6 27.
Bxe5 Bxe5 28. Nxe5 Kg7 29. Rbd1 Qf6 30. Ng4 Qb6 31. c5 Qc7 32. b4 Rbc8 33.
Qb2+ f6 34. Bc4 Rxd1 35. Rxd1 h5 36. Ne3 Ne7 37. Rd6 Rf8 38. Qd4 1-0

Sathyan Pillai(1635) - Uday Cherukurit(1274)  Reserve/Amateur   February 08, 2008
QGD semi-Slav: Botvinnik system (anti-Meran)

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. Bg5 dxc4 6. e4 h6 7. Bxf6 Qxf6 8.
Bxc4 Qd8 9. O-O Bb4 10. Qb3 Be7 11. d5 cxd5 12. exd5 exd5 13. Nxd5 O-O 14.
Rad1 Bf6 15. Rfe1 Nc6 16. Ne7+ Nxe7 17. Rxd8 Rxd8 18. Bxf7+ Kf8 19. h3 Bxb2
20. Qxb2 Kxf7 21. Qe5 Re8 22. Qf4+ Kg8 23. Nh4 Bd7 24. Qc4+ Kh8 25. Qc7 Bc6
26. Rxe7 Rac8 27. Rxe8+ Rxe8 28. Ng6+ Kh7 29. Ne7 1-0

Vineet Sathyan(1508) - Gary Pylant(1805)  Reserve/Amateur   February 08, 2008
Sicilian: dragon variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Bb5+ Bd7 7. Bxd7+
Qxd7 8. O-O Bg7 9. f4 Nc6 10. f5 O-O 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. Bg5 Rab8 13. Rb1 Rb4
14. a3 Rb7 15. b3 h6 16. Bxf6 Bxf6 17. Ne2 Rd8 18. fxg6 fxg6 19. Nf4 Kh7 20.
Qd3 Rg8 21. Rbd1 Rb5 22. Qc4 Re5 23. Nd3 Rg5 24. Rf3 Qg4 25. Ne1 Be5 26. h3
Qc8 27. Rf7+ Rg7 28. Rxg7+ Bxg7 1/2-1/2

Rohith Parvathareddy(1425) - Mark Beatty(1449)  Reserve/Amateur   February 08, 2008
Queen's pawn: Charlick (Englund) gambit

1. d4 e5 2. dxe5 Nc6 3. Nf3 Qe7 4. Nc3 Nxe5 5. Nxe5 Qxe5 6. Qd5 Qe6 7. Qxe6+
dxe6 8. e4 Bb4 9. Bd2 Bd7 10. O-O-O Nf6 11. f3 a6 12. Bc4 b5 13. Bd3 c5 14.
e5 Bxc3 15. Bxc3 Nd5 16. Bd2 Ke7 17. Be4 Bc6 18. b3 h6 19. c4 bxc4 20. bxc4
Ba4 21. cxd5 Bxd1 22. d6+ 1-0

Jeff Kovalic(1857) - Edgar Davison(1826)    City Championship February 02, 2008
Scandinavian defense

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. d4 Bg4 4. f3 Bf5 5. Bb5+ Nbd7 6. c4 a6 7. Bxd7+ Qxd7
8. Ne2 e6 9. dxe6 Bxe6 10. d5 O-O-O 11. O-O Bc5+ 12. Kh1 Qe7 13. Qc2 Bd7 14.
Nbc3 Rhe8 15. Ng3 Bd6 16. Nf5 Qe5 17. Nxd6+ cxd6 18. Qf2 Kb8 19. Bd2 Qf5 20.
Qb6 Qd3 21. Qxd6+ Ka8 22. Bg5 Bb5 23. Qf4 Qxc4 24. Qxc4 Bxc4 25. Bxf6 gxf6
26. Rfd1 Re5 27. Kg1 b5 28. a3 Kb7 29. Rd4 Rde8 30. Kf2 f5 31. f4 R5e7 32.
Rad1 Rd8 33. Re1 Rxe1 34. Kxe1 Kb6 35. b4 Kc7 36. Kf2 Kd6 37. Rd2 Re8 38.
Nd1 Ke7 39. Ne3 Kf6 40. Nxc4 bxc4 41. Rc2 Rc8 42. Ke3 Re8+ 43. Kd4 Re4+ 44.
Kc5 Rxf4 45. Rxc4 Rf2 46. d6 Ke6 47. Rc1 Kd7 48. Kb6 Rxg2 49. Rc7+ Kxd6 50.
Rxf7 Rxh2 51. Rxf5 Rh3 52. Ra5 Rc3 53. Kxa6 Rc8 54. Kb5 h5 55. Ra6+ Ke5 56.
Rh6 Rb8+ 57. Ka4 Ra8+ 58. Kb3 1-0

Brad Smith(1664) - Agene Smith(915)   Reserve/Amateur   February 01, 2008
French defense

1. e4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. g3 Nf6 5. Bg2 Be7 6. d3 Be6 7. Nge2 O-O
8. O-O c6 9. h3 Nbd7 10. f4 Bf5 11. Be3 Bc5 12. Bxc5 Nxc5 13. Nd4 Bd7 14. g4
Qc8 15. f5 Qc7 16. g5 Ne8 17. f6 g6 18. Qf3 Qe5 19. Qf4 Qxf4 20. Rxf4 Ne6
21. Nxe6 Bxe6 22. Re1 Nc7 23. Ne2 c5 24. d4 b6 25. dxc5 bxc5 26. c4 Rad8 27.
cxd5 Nxd5 28. Bxd5 Rxd5 29. h4 Rfd8 30. Nc3 Rd4 31. Rxd4 cxd4 32. Rd1 d3 33.
b3 d2 34. Ne4 Bg4 35. Rxd2 Rxd2 36. Nxd2 a5 37. Nc4 a4 38. b4 Be6 39. Na3
Bxa2 40. Kf2 Kf8 41. Ke3 Bd5 42. Kd4 Bh1 43. b5 Ke8 44. Kc4 Kd7 45. Kb4 Ke6
46. Kxa4 Kf5 47. Kb4 Kg4 48. Kc5 Kxh4 49. Kd6 Kxg5 50. Ke7 Bd5 51. b6 h5 52.
b7 Bxb7 53. Kxf7 Bd5+ 54. Ke7 h4 55. Nc2 h3 56. Ne3 Ba2 57. Nf1 Kg4 58. f7
Bxf7 59. Kxf7 g5 60. Kf6 Kh4 61. Kf5 g4 62. Nh2 g3 63. Nf3+ Kh5 64. Kf4 h2 0-1

Mark Beatty(1449) - John Craycroft(1326)   Reserve/Amateur   February 01, 2008
Queen's pawn game, Krause variation

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 c5 3. e3 cxd4 4. exd4 e6 5. Bd3 Nc6 6. c3 Nf6 7. O-O Bd6 8.
Qc2 Qc7 9. Bg5 Bd7 10. Bxf6 gxf6 11. Re1 O-O-O 12. Na3 a6 13. c4 Nxd4 14.
Nxd4 e5 15. Nf5 Bxa3 16. bxa3 e4 17. Ne7+ Kb8 18. Be2 Be6 19. Nxd5 Bxd5 20.
Rac1 Bc6 21. c5 Rhg8 22. g3 f5 23. Rb1 f4 24. Bxa6 fxg3 25. hxg3 f5 26. Bxb7
Ka7 27. Bxc6 Qxc6 28. Rb6 Qd7 29. Qc4 Ka8 30. Ra6+ 1-0

Nishit Reddy(1638) - Ed Hamelrath(1690)  City Championship February 01, 2008
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. e3 Be7 7. Bd3 O-O
8. O-O Re8 9. Nc3 Nf8 10. Qc2 Ng6 11. h3 c6 12. Ne5 Nh5 13. Bxe7 Qxe7 14.
Nxg6 hxg6 15. a3 Nf6 16. b4 Bd7 17. Na4 b6 18. Rac1 Ne4 19. Nc3 Nxc3 20.
Qxc3 Qg5 21. Kh2 Rac8 22. Qb2  1/2-1/2

Aaron Smith(1678) - Riley Bartlett(1726)  City Championship February 01, 2008
Queen's bishop game

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bf4 e6 4. e3 Bd7 5. Bd3 c5 6. c3 Qb6 7. Qc2 Bb5 8.
Bxb5+ Qxb5 9. Nbd2 Nc6 10. b3 Be7 11. Ne5 Nxe5 12. Bxe5 Rc8 13. c4 cxd4 14.
Bxd4 O-O 15. O-O Qa5 16. Rfc1 dxc4 17. Nxc4 Qh5 18. Qd1 Qxd1+ 19. Rxd1 b6
20. Rac1 Rfd8 21. Ne5 Ba3 22. Rxc8 Rxc8 23. Nc4 Be7 24. f3 Nd5 25. e4 Nb4
26. Rd2 b5 27. Ne3 Rd8 28. Rd1 Bg5 29. Ng4 e5 30. h4 Bf6 31. a3 Nc6 32. Rc1
Nxd4 33. Rc5 h5 34. Nxe5 Bxe5 35. Rxe5 g6 36. Re7 a6 37. Ra7 Rd6 38. e5 Re6
39. f4 Nxb3 40. Kf2 Nd4 41. Rd7 Nf5 42. g3 Rc6 43. Rd3 Rc2+ 44. Kf3 Rc4 45.
g4 hxg4+ 46. Kxg4 Nd4 47. Kg5 Ne6+ 48. Kh6 Rxf4 49. Rh3 Rf5 50. h5 Rxh5+ 51.
Rxh5 gxh5 52. Kxh5 Kg7 0-1

Jeff Kovalic(1857) - Robert Beasy(1631)   City Championship February 01, 2008
Caro-Kann: advance variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 Ne7 6. O-O c5 7. Bb5+ Nec6 8.
c3 a6 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 Qb6 11. b3 cxd4 12. cxd4 Nd7 13. Be3 Rc8 14. Rc1
h6 15. Nbd2 Ba3 16. Rc2 O-O 17. Qf1 f5 18. g3 Nb4 19. Rxc8 Rxc8 20. Qh3 Qd8
21. Bxh6 gxh6 22. Qxh6 Qe8 23. Ng5 Nf8 24. Ndf3 Qe7 25. Nh4 Qg7 26. Qh5 Rc1+
27. Rxc1 Bxc1 28. Nxe6 Qf7 29. Qxf7+ Kxf7 30. Nd8+ Ke8 31. Nxb7 Nxa2 32.
Nxf5 Nc3 33. b4 Ne6 34. h4 Ne2+ 35. Kf1 N2xd4 36. Nxd4 Nxd4 37. Nc5 Nc6 38.
Nxa6 Kd7 39. f4 Ba3 40. h5 Ke6 41. Nc7+ Kf5 42. Nxd5 Bxb4 43. Nxb4 Nxb4 44.
g4+ Ke6 45. h6 Kf7 46. e6+ 1-0

Edgar Davison(1826) - Ron Harvey(1898)    City Championship January 31, 2008
Queen Pawn Game

1. d4 Nf6 2. e3 d5 3. Bd3 c5 4. c3 b6 5. Nd2 Bb7 6. f4 g6 7. Ngf3 Bg7 8. O-O
Nbd7 9. Ne5 Nxe5 10. fxe5 Ne4 11. Nxe4 dxe4 12. Bb5+ Kf8 13. Qb3 Bd5 14. c4
Bb7 15. e6 Bf6 16. dxc5 bxc5 17. exf7 Kxf7 18. Rd1 Qc8 19. Bd2 Rd8 20. Be1
Bc6 21. Rxd8 Qxd8 22. Bxc6 Rb8 23. Qd1 Qxd1 24. Rxd1 Rxb2 25. Rd2 Rb1 26.
Kf2 Bc3 27. Re2 Be5 28. Bxe4 Rc1 29. Rc2 Rb1 30. g3 h5 31. Ba5 g5 32. Kg2
Kf6 33. Rf2+ 1-0

Riley Bartlett(1726) - Nishit Reddy(1638)  City Championship January 25, 2008
Caro-Kann: exchange, Rubinstein variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. c3 Nf6 6. Bf4 Bg4 7. f3 Bd7 8.
Nd2 e6 9. Qe2 Nh5 10. Be3 Bd6 11. g3 O-O 12. f4 g6 13. Ngf3 Ne7 14. Ne5 f6
15. g4 fxe5 16. fxe5 Bxe5 17. gxh5 Bg7 18. Bg5 Qe8 19. Bxe7 Qxe7 20. O-O-O
Rf6 21. hxg6 hxg6 22. Rhg1 Qf7 23. Rdf1 Rf8 24. Rxf6 Qxf6 25. Rxg6 Qf4 26.
Rg4 Qf6 27. Qg2 Be8 28. Qh3 Kf7 29. Qg3 Kg8 30. Nf3 Bh5 31. Ne5 Bxg4 32.
Qxg4 Qf4+ 33. Kc2 Qxh2+ 34. Kb3 Qh6 35. Ng6 Rf6 36. Ne7+ Kf7 37. Nc8 1/2-1/2

Ed Hamelrath(1690) - Jeff Kovalic(1857)   City Championship January 25, 2008
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 b6 4. e4 Bb7 5. f3 d5 6. cxd5 exd5 7. e5 Nfd7 8.
f4 Be7 9. Nf3 O-O 10. Be2 c5 11. O-O cxd4 12. Nxd4 Nc5 13. Be3 Ne6 14. Nf5
d4 15. Bxd4 Nxd4 16. Nxe7+ Qxe7 17. Qxd4 Rd8 18. Qe3 Nc6 19. Rad1 Nb4 20.
Rxd8+ Rxd8 21. Rd1 Rxd1+ 22. Bxd1 Qe6 23. a3 Nc6 24. Qd3 g6 25. Ne4 Ne7 26.
Nf6+ Kg7 27. Ne8+ Kf8 28. Nd6 Bd5 29. Bf3 f6 30. Bxd5 Nxd5 31. Qf3 Kg8 32.
Nc4 f5 33. Ne3 1/2-1/2

Gary Pylant(1805) - Brad Smith(1707)   Reserve/Amateur  January 25, 2008
Pirc: bayonet (Mariotti) attack

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Be2 Bg7 5. h4 Nc6 6. Be3 e5 7. d5 Ne7 8. h5
gxh5 9. Bxh5 Nxh5 10. Qxh5 Ng6 11. Nge2 f5 12. exf5 Kf8 13. fxg6 hxg6 14.
Qxh8+ Bxh8 15. Rxh8+ Ke7 16. Bg5+ 1-0

Felix Springfield(1241) - Ashish Nathani(1005)   Reserve/Amateur  January 25, 2008
QGD Slav defense

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Be2 e6 6. a3 Nbd7 7. f4 Be7 8. Nf3
O-O 9. O-O Re8 10. Ne5 Bd6 11. c5 Bc7 12. Bd2 Qb8 13. b4 Qd8 14. Be1 Qc8 15.
Bh4 Bd8 16. Be1 Qc7 17. g4 Nxe5 18. fxe5 Bg6 19. exf6 Bxf6 20. Bd3 Bxd3 21.
Qxd3 e5 22. Bg3 Qe7 23. Qf5 Bg5 24. Bxe5 Bxe3+ 25. Kh1 f6 26. Bd6 Qe6 27.
Qd3 Qxg4 28. Ne2 Bg5 29. Rg1 Qxe2 30. Qf5 Qe4+ 31. Qxe4 Rxe4 32. a4 Rae8 33.
b5 Bh4 34. bxc6 bxc6 35. Rab1 Re1 36. Rb7 Bf2 37. Kg2 Bxg1 38. Rxa7 Bxd4 39.
a5 Rg1+ 40. Kh3 Re3+ 41. Kh4 g5+ 42. Kh5 Rh3# 0-1

John Craycroft(1389) - Albert Burgess(1400)   Reserve/Amateur  January 25, 2008
Neo-Indian (Seirawan) attack

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Bg5 Bb4+ 4. Nd2 h6 5. Bxf6 Qxf6 6. e3 b6 7. Qf3 Bxd2+
8. Kxd2 Qxf3 9. gxf3 Bb7 10. Bg2 Nc6 11. Ne2 O-O-O 12. Rhg1 d6 13. f4 g6 14.
Rac1 d5 15. Rc3 Ne7 16. a4 Ba6 17. cxd5 Nxd5 18. Bxd5 Rxd5 19. Ng3 Kb8 20.
b4 f5 21. Rc6 Bc8 22. Ne2 Rg8 23. h4 Bd7 24. Rcc1 Bxa4 25. Nc3 Rb5 26. Nxa4
Rxb4 27. Nc3 a5 28. Rb1 Rc4 29. Kd3 Rc6 30. Na4 Ka7 31. Rgc1 Rxc1 32. Rxc1
Kb7 33. Rg1 h5 34. Nb2 b5 35. f3 c6 36. Kc3 Kb6 37. Nd3 Kc7 38. Ra1 Ra8 39.
Ne5 a4 40. Kb4 Rg8 41. Rg1 Ra8 42. Nxg6 Rg8 43. Ka3 Kd8 44. Rg5 Kc7 45. Ne5
Rc8 46. Rg7+ Kb6 47. Nd7+ Ka5 48. Nc5 b4+ 49. Kb2 a3+ 50. Kb3 Rb8 51. Rb7
Rxb7 52. Nxb7+ Kb5 53. Nc5 Ka5 54. Nxe6 Kb5 55. Nc5 Ka5 56. e4 fxe4 57. fxe4
Kb5 58. f5 a2 59. Kxa2 Kc4 60. Nb3 Kd3 61. e5 Ke4 62. f6 1-0

Chase Knowles(1505) - Mark Beatty(1491)   Reserve/Amateur  January 25, 2008
Sicilian: Grand Prix attack

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. f4 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bc4 Nf6 6. d3 d6 7. Rb1 a6 8. a3
b5 9. Ba2 O-O 10. Nd5 Bb7 11. Ng5 c4 12. dxc4 Nxd5 13. cxd5 Na5 14. Be3 Qc7
15. c3 Nc4 16. Bd4 Bh6 17. Qg4 f5 18. Qe2 Bxg5 19. fxg5 fxe4 20. Qxe4 Rf5
21. Qe6+ Kf8 22. Rf1 Rxf1+ 23. Kxf1 Nd2+ 24. Kg1 Nxb1 25. Bxb1 Qc4 26. Be4
Bc8 27. Bg7+ Kxg7 28. Qxe7+ 1/2-1/2

Sam O'Bar(1773) - Greg Turner(1943)   Reserve/Amateur  January 25, 2008
Ruy Lopez: exchange variation, 5.O-O

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. O-O Bd6 6. Nc3 Nf6 7. d4 Qe7
8. d5 cxd5 9. Nxd5 Nxd5 10. Qxd5 O-O 11. b3 Qe6 12. Qxe6 Bxe6 13. Bb2 f6 14.
h3 Rfd8 15. Rfd1 Rd7 16. Rd2 Rad8 17. Rad1 Kf7 18. Kf1 c5 19. Bc3 b6 20. Ng1
a5 21. Ne2 c4 22. Ba1 b5 23. Bb2 b4 24. Bc1 Ke7 25. Ng3 g6 26. Ke1 a4 27.
bxc4 Bxc4 28. a3 bxa3 29. Rxd6 Rxd6 30. Bxa3 Ke6 31. Bxd6 Rxd6 32. Ra1 Ra6
33. Ne2 a3 34. Nc3 Kd6 35. Nb1 a2 36. Nd2 Kc5 37. Kd1 Be6 38. Kc1 Kb4 39.
Kb2 Rd6 40. c3+ Ka4 0-1

Ron Harvey(1898) - Aaron Smith(1678)    City Championship January 25, 2008
Caro-Kann: advance variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. h4 h6 5. g4 Bh7 6. Bd3 Bxd3 7. Qxd3 e6 8. f4
Nd7 9. h5 Be7 10. f5 exf5 11. gxf5 Bg5 12. Be3 Bxe3 13. Qxe3 Qg5 14. Qxg5
hxg5 15. Nf3 g6 16. fxg6 fxg6 17. Nxg5 Rxh5 18. Rxh5 gxh5 19. Nd2 O-O-O 20.
Ne6 Re8 21. Ng7 Re7 22. Nf5 Rh7 23. Nf3 Nh6 24. Ng5 Rh8 25. Nd6+ Kc7 26.
Ne6+ Kb6 27. a4 c5 28. a5+ Kc6 29. dxc5 a6 30. Ra3 Nxe5 31. Rb3 Nc4 32. Nxb7
Nf7 33. Nd4+ Kc7 34. c6 Nfe5 35. Nc5 Nxa5 36. Nxa6+ Kd6 37. Rb8 Rxb8 38.
Nxb8 Naxc6 39. Nf5+ Kc7 40. Nxc6 1/2-1/2

Robert Beasy(1631) - Edgar Davison(1826)    City Championship January 25, 2008
Dutch defense

1. d4 f5 2. g3 e6 3. Bg2 d5 4. c4 c6 5. Qc2 Nf6 6. Nh3 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8. Nd2
Qe8 9. Nf3 Ng4 10. Bg5 Bxg5 11. Nhxg5 h6 12. Nh3 Qh5 13. Nf4 Qf7 14. h3 Nf6
15. Ne5 Qe8 16. Nfg6 Rf7 17. Nxf7 Qxf7 18. Ne5 Qh5 19. Qd3 Nbd7 20. Qf3 Qe8
21. Nxd7 Bxd7 22. Qb3 b6 23. Rac1 Ne4 24. Qc2 Qg6 25. Kh2 Rf8 26. Bxe4 dxe4
27. f3 f4 28. Rg1 e5 29. Qxe4 Qxe4 30. fxe4 fxg3+ 31. Rxg3 exd4 32. Rcg1 g5
33. e3 dxe3 34. Rxe3 Be6 35. b3 Rf4 36. Kg2 Kg7 37. Rf1 Kf6 38. Rxf4+ gxf4
39. Rd3 Ke5 40. h4 Kxe4 41. Rd6 Bg4 42. Kf2 c5 43. Rxh6 Bf5 44. Rh8 Kd4 45.
Rf8 Ke5 46. Ra8 a5 47. Rb8 Bb1 48. a3 Ba2 49. Rxb6 a4 50. b4 cxb4 51. Rxb4
Bb3 52. h5 Kf6 53. h6 Kg6 54. Rb6+ Kh7 55. c5 1-0

Aaron Smith(1678) - Nishit Reddy(1638)   City Championship January 20, 2008
King's Indian: East Indian defense

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. h3 Bg7 4. Bf4 O-O 5. e3 d6 6. Bd3 Nbd7 7. Nbd2 b6 8.
c3 Bb7 9. O-O Re8 10. Qc2 e5 11. Bh2 e4 12. Nxe4 Nxe4 13. Bf4 Ndf6 14. Rad1
Nh5 15. Bh2 Ng5 16. Nxg5 Qxg5 17. f4 Qe7 18. Rde1 Be4 19. f5 Bxd3 20. Qxd3
Qd7 21. fxg6 hxg6 22. e4 Nf6 23. e5 dxe5 24. Bxe5 Nh7 25. Qf3 Bxe5 26. Rxe5
Rad8 27. Rxe8+ Rxe8 28. Qg3 Qe7 29. Kh1 Nf6 30. Kh2 Kg7 31. Rf5 Ne4 32. Qg4
Qd6+ 33. Kg1 Ng3 34. Rf2 Re1+ 35. Kh2 Rh1# 0-1


Edgar Davison(1826) - Ed Hamelrath(1690)   City Championship January 18, 2008
Queen's bishop game

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Bf4 c5 4. e3 Qb6 5. Nc3 c4 6. Be2 Bf5 7. Nh4 Qxb2 8.
Nxf5 Qxc3+ 9. Kf1 Nc6 10. a3 g6 11. Ng3 e6 12. Rb1 b6 13. Bf3 Qxa3 14. e4
O-O-O 15. Bg5 Be7 16. e5 Ne4 17. Nxe4 dxe4 18. Ra1 Qc3 19. Bxe7 Rxd4 20. Qb1
exf3 21. Bd6 fxg2+ 22. Kxg2 Rg4+ 23. Kf1 Qh3+ 24. Ke1 Re4+ 25. Kd2 c3+ 26.
Kc1 0-1

Jeff Kovalic(1857) - Riley Bartlett(1726)   City Championship January 18, 2008
Sicilian: Anderssen variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Bd3 Nc6 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. O-O d5
8. Qe2 Qc7 9. Nd2 Bd6 10. Nf3 Nd7 11. Re1 e5 12. Bd2 O-O 13. c4 d4 14. b4 c5
15. b5 a6 16. a4 a5 17. Reb1 Qd8 18. h3 Bc7 19. Nh2 Bb7 20. Rf1 Re8 21. Rae1
Qf6 22. Ng4 Qe6 23. f3 Nb6 24. Ra1 h5 25. Nf2 Qg6 26. g4 hxg4 27. hxg4 f6
28. Kg2 Kf7 29. Rh1 Nd7 30. Rh2 Rh8 31. Nh3 Rh7 32. Rah1 Rah8 33. Kf1 Ke7
34. Qe1 Ra8 35. Nf4 exf4 36. Rxh7 Ne5 37. Qe2 Nf7 38. e5 fxe5 39. Bxg6 1-0

Ron Harvey(1898) - Robert Beasy(1631)   City Championship January 18, 2008
Sicilian: closed, 6.f4

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. g3 Nc6 4. Bg2 g6 5. d3 Bg7 6. f4 e6 7. Nf3 Nge7 8. Be3
b5 9. e5 Nd5 10. Nxd5 exd5 11. d4 c4 12. Qd2 Be6 13. O-O Ne7 14. Rfe1 O-O
15. Nh4 g5 16. Nf3 g4 17. Nh4 Qd7 18. Rf1 f5 19. Rae1 a5 20. Qe2 Kf7 21. h3
h5 22. Kf2 b4 23. c3 Rab8 24. hxg4 hxg4 25. Rh1 Rb6 26. Bd2 Rc8 27. Rb1 Qa4
28. Ra1 Qc2 29. Bc1 Qa4 30. Bd2 Qd7 31. Rhe1 Rcb8 32. Qf1 Qa4 33. Rec1 Bh6
34. Qh1 Rh8 35. Qd1 Qxd1 36. Rxd1 bxc3 37. Bxc3 Bxf4 38. gxf4 Rxh4 39. Rh1
Rxh1 40. Rxh1 Kg7 41. exd6 Rxd6 42. Bxa5 Ra6 43. Bb4 Ng6 44. a3 Nxf4 45. Ke3
Nxg2+ 0-1

Aaron McGregor(473) - Deepak Sathyan(1254)  Reserve/Amateur  January 18, 2008
French defense

1. e4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. d3 Nd7 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. d4 Qa5 8.
Bd3 Qxc3+ 9. Bd2 Qb2 10. O-O cxd4 11. Ng5 Ngf6 12. Bf4 dxe4 13. Qe1 exd3 14.
Rd1 dxc2 15. Rc1 O-O 16. Bd6 Re8 17. Qa5 b6 18. Qa4 Bb7 19. Rxc2 b5 20. Qa5
Qxc2 21. Qxb5 Bc6 22. Qa6 Ne4 23. Nxe4 Qxe4 24. Qa5 Qxg2# 0-1

Ashish Nathani(1005) - Vineet Sathyan(1508)  Reserve/Amateur  January 18, 2008
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 Bg4 4. Be2 Nc6 5. b3 Bxf3 6. Bxf3 e5 7. O-O e4 8.
Be2 Be7 9. Bb2 O-O 10. Nd2 Bd6 11. c4 Re8 12. cxd5 Nxd5 13. Rc1 f5 14. Bc4
Ne7 15. Qh5 c6 16. b4 Kh8 17. a3 Nf6 18. Qe2 Ned5 19. Ba2 f4 20. exf4 Nxf4
21. Qe3 Nd3 22. Rb1 Ng4 23. Qe2 Bxh2+ 24. Kh1 Qh4 25. Qxg4 Qxg4 26. Kxh2 Nf4 0-1

Mike Samson(1458) - Sohail Bhattt(895)  Reserve/Amateur  January 18, 2008
Grünfeld: Smyslov defense

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 g6 5. e3 Bg7 6. Bd3 O-O 7. O-O Bg4 8. h3
Bxf3 9. Qxf3 e6 10. b4 Nbd7 11. Bd2 Nb6 12. c5 Nc4 13. Qe2 Nxd2 14. Qxd2 a5
15. b5 Nh5 16. bxc6 bxc6 17. Rfb1 e5 18. Bc2 exd4 19. exd4 Rb8 20. Na4 Qc7
21. Rb6 Nf4 22. Rab1 Bxd4 23. Rxb8 Rxb8 24. Rxb8+ Qxb8 25. Qxa5 Ne2+ 26. Kf1
Nc1 27. Qd2 Qh2 0-1

Alex Sytnytsky(1425) - Sathyan Pillai(1571)  Reserve/Amateur  January 18, 2008
QGD: Marshall defense

1. d4 d5 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. Bg5 e6 5. e3 Be7 6. Nf3 O-O 7. Qc2 b6 8.
Bd3 Nb4 9. Qb1 Ba6 10. Bxf6 Nxd3+ 11. Qxd3 Bxf6 12. b3 c5 13. Nb5 dxc4 14.
bxc4 Qd7 15. a4 Rfd8 16. Rd1 Bb7 17. Ke2 Bxf3+ 18. gxf3 a6 19. Nc3 cxd4 20.
Ne4 Be7 21. Qb3 e5 22. Rhg1 Kh8 23. Ng5 Bxg5 24. Rxg5 f6 25. Rg4 Qe6 26. Qd3
f5 27. Rg5 e4 28. fxe4 fxe4 29. Qb3 d3+ 30. Kd2 Qf6 31. Rg2 Qf3 32. Rxg7
Qxf2+ 33. Kc1 Qxe3+ 34. Kb1 Kxg7 35. Qb2+ Qd4 36. Qg2+ Kh8 37. Qh3 Rac8 0-1

Uday Cherukuri(1274) - Gary Pylant(1800)  Reserve/Amateur  January 18, 2008
Sicilian: dragon variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be2 Bg7 7. O-O O-O 8.
Re1 Nc6 9. Bb5 Bd7 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bh4 a6 12. Ba4 Rc8 13. Nxc6 bxc6 14. Qd2
Kh7 15. Qd3 Qa5 16. e5 Bf5 17. Qd4 Ng4 18. Bxe7 dxe5 19. Qb4 Qxb4 20. Bxb4
c5 21. Ba3 Rfd8 22. h3 Nf6 23. Rxe5 Nd7 24. Rd5 Bd4 25. Ne2 Nb6 26. Rxd8
Rxd8 27. Nxd4 cxd4 28. Bb3 Nd5 29. Rd1 d3 30. cxd3 Nf4 31. Bxf7 Bxd3 32. g3
Nxh3+ 33. Kg2 Be4+ 34. f3 Bxf3+ 35. Kxf3 Rxd1 36. Bc4 Ng5+ 37. Ke3 a5 38. b4
axb4 39. Bxb4 Kg7 40. a4 Rc1 41. Bd3 Ne6 42. a5 Nc5 43. Bxc5 Rxc5 44. a6 Ra5
45. Kf2 Kf6 46. Kf3 Kg5 47. Kf2 Ra3 48. Be2 Kf6 49. Kg2 Ke5 50. Kf2 Kd4 51.
Kf1 Rxg3 0-1

Robert Beasy(1631) - Aaron Smith(1678)  City Championship January 12, 2008
QGD: exchange, positional line

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 Be7 6. e3 Bf5 7. Bxf6 Bxf6
8. Qb3 Nd7 9. Nxd5 Nb6 10. Nxf6+ Qxf6 11. Nf3 O-O 12. Bd3 Rfe8 13. O-O c6
14. Ne5 Bxd3 15. Qxd3 Rad8 16. Qc2 Nd7 17. Nf3 Nf8 18. b4 Rd5 19. Ne5 Ng6
20. f4 Nxe5 21. fxe5 Qe7 22. Qc3 f6 23. e4 Rb5 24. exf6 gxf6 25. a3 Qxe4 26.
Rae1 Qg6 27. Rxe8+ Qxe8 28. Rxf6 Rg5 29. Qb3+ Kg7 30. Re6 Qf7 31. Qe3 Rf5
32. h3 Rf1+ 33. Kh2 Qf4+ 34. Qxf4 Rxf4 35. Re7+ Rf7 36. Rxf7+ Kxf7 37. Kg3
Ke6 38. Kf4 Kd5 39. Ke3 b6 40. g4 c5 41. dxc5 bxc5 42. bxc5 Kxc5 43. Ke4 Kc4
44. g5 Kb3 45. h4 Kxa3 46. h5 a5 47. g6 hxg6 48. hxg6 a4 49. g7 Kb2 50. g8=Q
a3 51. Qg2+ Kb1 52. Qg1+ Kb2 53. Qf2+ Kb1 54. Qe1+ Kb2 55. Qb4+ Ka2 56. Kd3
Ka1 57. Kc2  1-0

Darwin Whitten(unr) - Rohith Parvathareddy(1426)  Reserve/Amateur  January 11, 2008
Gedult's opening

1. f3 e5 2. g4 Qh4# 0-1

Deepak Sathyan(1267) - Jonathan Beatty(1546)  Reserve/Amateur  January 11, 2008
Queen's pawn

1. d4 e6 2. Nf3 c5 3. c3 Nf6 4. Bg5 h6 5. Bxf6 Qxf6 6. e3 b6 7. Nbd2 Bb7 8.
Bd3 g6 9. O-O Nc6 10. h3 d5 11. dxc5 Bxc5 12. e4 O-O-O 13. Qe2 Qg7 14. Rfd1
dxe4 15. Nxe4 Be7 16. Ba6 e5 17. Bxb7+ Kxb7 18. Ned2 f5 19. Nb3 Rhe8 20. a4
Qf7 21. Nbd2 e4 22. Ne1 Bc5 23. Nc2 Rd3 24. b4 Rxc3 25. bxc5 Rxc2 26. cxb6
axb6 27. Qb5 Re5 28. Qb1 Rec5 29. a5 Nxa5 30. Rxa5 Rxd2 31. Rxd2 Rxa5 32.
Rd6 Qc7 33. Rxg6 Rc5 34. Rxb6+ Qxb6 35. Qa2 Qa6 36. Qf7+ Rc7 37. Qd5+ Qc6
38. Qb3+ Ka7 39. Qe3+ Qb6 40. Qd2 Kb7 41. Qd5+ Rc6 42. Qf7+ Ka6 43. Qa2+ Qa5
44. Qe2+ Qb5 45. Qa2+ Kb6 46. Qd2 Kc7 47. Qe3 Kd7 48. Qd4+ Ke6 49. Qe3 Kf7
50. Qd2 Kg7 51. Qe3 Qc5 52. Qg3+ Kh7 53. Kh2 Qd6 54. Qxd6 Rxd6 55. Kg3 Kg6
56. Kf4 Rd2 57. Ke3 Ra2 58. g3 Kg5 59. f4+ exf3 60. Kxf3 Ra3+ 0-1

Vineet Sathyan(1508) - Felix Springfield(1241)  Reserve/Amateur  January 11, 2008
Sicilian, Szén (`anti-Taimanov') variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e6 5. Nb5 d6 6. N1c3 a6 7. Nd4 Nge7
8. Bc4 Ng6 9. O-O Be7 10. f4 O-O 11. Kh1 b6 12. Nxc6 Qc7 13. Nxe7+ Nxe7 14.
Bb3 Bb7 15. a3 Rad8 16. f5 exf5 17. exf5 Qc6 18. Qg4 Bc8 19. Qh5 Qc5 20. Ne4
Qe5 21. Ng5 Bxf5 22. Nxf7 Be6 23. Qxe5 dxe5 24. Bxe6 Rd6 25. Nxd6+ Kh8 26.
Rxf8+ 1-0

John Craycroft(1326) - Allan Bogle(1728)  Reserve/Amateur  January 11, 2008
Benko's opening

1. g3 c5 2. Bg2 e6 3. c4 Nc6 4. Nf3 Qc7 5. Nc3 a6 6. d3 Nf6 7. O-O b6 8. Bf4
d6 9. a3 Bb7 10. Re1 Be7 11. Qc2 Rb8 12. Rad1 Nd4 13. Nxd4 cxd4 14. Ne4 Nxe4
15. dxe4 O-O 16. Bc1 e5 17. Rd3 f5 18. exf5 Bxg2 19. Kxg2 Rxf5 20. e4 Rf7
21. b3 b5 22. Bd2 Qc6 23. f3 bxc4 24. Qxc4 Qxc4 25. bxc4 Rb2 26. Kf1 Bd8 27.
Bb4 Bc7 28. Re2 Rb1+ 29. Re1 Rxe1+ 30. Kxe1 Rf8 31. Rb3 Rb8 32. Kf2 a5 33.
Bxa5 Rxb3 34. Bxc7 Rxa3 35. Bxd6 Rc3 36. c5 Kf7 37. Bxe5 Rc2+ 38. Ke1 d3 39.
h4 g6 40. Bd6 Ke6 41. g4 Re2+ 42. Kd1 Re3 43. f4 Rxe4 44. Kd2 Rd4 45. Be5
Rc4 46. Bd6 Kd5 47. Kxd3 Ra4 48. Ke3 Ra3+ 49. Kf2 Rh3 50. Be7 Ke4 51. Kg2
Rc3 52. Bd6 Rc2+ 53. Kg3 Rc1 54. Kf2 Rc3 55. Ke2 Rc2+ 56. Kd1 Rc4 57. Ke2
Kd5 58. Ke3 Rc3+ 59. Kd2 Rg3 60. g5 Rg4 61. h5 gxh5 62. Ke3 h4 63. f5 Rxg5
64. Kf4 Rg1 65. f6 h3 66. Kf3 Ke6 67. Be7 h2 0-1

Mark Beatty(1456) - Ashish Nathani(1005)  Reserve/Amateur  January 11, 2008
Caro-Kann: advance variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. g4 Bg6 5. e6 Qd6 6. exf7+ Bxf7 7. Bd3 e6 8.
Nf3 h6 9. Ne5 Qe7 10. h4 Nd7 11. Nxf7 Qxf7 12. h5 O-O-O 13. Bg6 Qf6 14. c3
Bd6 15. Qa4 a6 16. Nd2 Ne7 17. Bd3 Nb8 18. Nb3 Rhf8 19. Be3 Qf3 20. Rg1 Bh2
21. Kd2 Bxg1 22. Rxg1 Kd7 23. Nc5+ Ke8 24. Nxe6 Rd7 25. Nxf8 Kxf8 26. Rg3
Qf6 27. Qd1 b6 28. Rf3 Qxf3 29. Qxf3+ Ke8 30. Bf4 Rb7 31. Bxb8 Rxb8 32. Bxa6 1-0

Gary Pylant(1800) - Alex Sytnytsky(1376)  Reserve/Amateur  January 11, 2008
Caro-Kann defense

1. e4 c6 2. d4 e5 3. dxe5 Qa5+ 4. Nc3 Qxe5 5. Nf3 Qd6 6. Bd3 Qg6 7. O-O Qh5
8. e5 d5 9. exd6 Bxd6 10. Re1+ Be7 11. Re5 g5 12. Bxg5 Bg4 13. Qe2 Bxf3 14.
Rxe7+ Kf8 15. Re8+ Kg7 16. gxf3 Qxg5+ 17. Kh1 Nf6 18. Re7 Kh6 19. Rg1 Qf4
20. Qe3 Qxe3 21. fxe3 Nbd7 22. Bf5 Rae8 23. Rxf7 Rxe3 24. Bxd7 Rxf3 25. Ne4
Rd8 26. Nxf6 Rxd7 27. Rxd7  1-0

Ed Hamelrath(1690) - Ron Harvey(1898)  City Championship January 11, 2008
Benoni: 6.e4

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 e6 4. Nc3 exd5 5. cxd5 d6 6. e4 g6 7. Bb5+ Bd7 8.
a4 Bxb5 9. axb5 Nbd7 10. Nf3 Bg7 11. O-O O-O 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bf4 Qe7 14. Nd2
Nh5 15. Be3 Nb6 16. Ra3 Rfe8 17. Qa1 Qc7 18. f3 Kh7 19. Na4 Nd7 20. Nc4 b6
21. Nc3 Ne5 22. Nxe5 Bxe5 23. Qc1 Qe7 24. Ne2 Qf6 25. Ra2 g5 26. g4 Nf4 27.
Nxf4 gxf4 28. Bf2 h5 29. h3 Rg8 30. Kg2 Kg7 31. Rh1 Rh8 32. b3 hxg4 33. hxg4
Rxh1 34. Qxh1 Rh8 35. Qg1 Qe7 1/2-1/2

Nishit Reddy(1638) - Jeff Kovalic(1857)  City Championship January 11, 2008
QGD Slav defense

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. c5 e5 4. b4 e4 5. h3 g6 6. Bf4 Bg7 7. e3 Ne7 8. Nd2 Nd7
9. Ne2 O-O 10. Nc3 a5 11. a3 Nf5 12. Be2 b5 13. Nb3 a4 14. Na5 Qf6 15. Bg4
Rxa5 16. bxa5 Nxc5 17. Be5 Nd3+ 18. Qxd3 Qxe5 19. Qd2 Qc7 20. Bxf5 Bxf5 21.
Ne2 Ra8 22. O-O Rxa5 23. Rfc1 Ra6 24. Nc3 Qe7 25. Ne2 h5 26. Qc3 Bf8 27.
Rcb1 Qg5 28. Kh1 Bd6 29. Ng1 Qe7 30. Ne2 Qh4 31. Kg1 g5 32. Qe1 g4 33. hxg4
Qh2+ 34. Kf1 Qh1+ 35. Ng1 Bxg4 36. f3 exf3 37. gxf3 Bxf3 38. Rb2 Be4 39. Qd2
Bg3 40. Raa2 c5 0-1

Riley Bartlett(1726) - Edgar Davison(1826)  City Championship January 11, 2008
Caro-Kann: exchange, Rubinstein variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Bd3 Nf6 5. Bf4 Nc6 6. c3 Bg4 7. f3 Bh5 8.
Ne2 Bg6 9. O-O e6 10. Ng3 Qb6 11. Bxg6 hxg6 12. Qe2 Be7 13. Re1 Nh5 14. Nxh5
Rxh5 15. g4 Rh7 16. a4 Bh4 17. Rd1 g5 18. Be3 Qc7 19. c4 O-O-O 20. cxd5 exd5
21. Qc2 Rdh8 22. Qf5+ Kb8 23. f4 Qe7 24. Rd3 Bg3 25. fxg5 Bxh2+ 26. Kf1 Bc7
27. Qxd5 Rh1+ 28. Bg1 Rxg1+ 29. Kxg1 Qe1+ 30. Kg2 Rh2+ 0-1

Edgar Davison(1826) - Ed Hamelrath(1690)  Candidates 2008, January 06, 2008
King's Indian: London system

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bf4 Bg7 4. e3 d6 5. h3 O-O 6. Be2 Nbd7 7. O-O Ne4 8.
Nbd2 Ndf6 9. c4 c5 10. Qc2 Nxd2 11. Nxd2 cxd4 12. exd4 Bf5 13. Qb3 b6 14.
Bf3 Rc8 15. Rfd1 Bd7 16. Rac1 Bc6 17. d5 Ba8 18. Qe3 Re8 19. Bh6 Bh8 20. h4
Nd7 21. b3 e5 22. Ne4 Nc5 23. Ng5 f6 24. b4 fxg5 25. bxc5 Rxc5 26. Bg4 Bg7
27. Bxg7 Kxg7 28. hxg5 Bb7 29. g3 Bc8 30. Be2 Qd7 31. g4 Qf7 32. Rc3 Rf8 33.
Qg3 Qf4 34. Qh4 e4 35. Rh3 Rh8 36. Re3 Rc7 37. Rd4 h6 38. Rdxe4 Qxg5 39.
Qxg5 hxg5 40. Re7+ Rxe7 41. Rxe7+ Kf6 42. Rxa7 Re8 43. Kf1 Re4 44. f3 Rf4
45. Ke1 Rd4 46. Kf2 Rd2 47. Ke3 Rb2 48. Ra3 Bd7 49. Rb3 Rxa2 50. Rxb6 Ke5
51. Rb7 Ba4 52. Re7+ Kf6 53. Re6+ Kf7 54. Rxd6 Ra3+ 55. Kd4 1-0

Ron Harvey(1898) - Gary Pylant(1800)  Candidates 2008, January 06, 2008
Ruy Lopez: Anderssen variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. d3 b5 6. Bb3 Bc5 7. O-O d6 8.
Bg5 Bg4 9. c3 h6 10. Bh4 O-O 11. Bd5 Qd7 12. Bxf6 gxf6 13. Nbd2 Rab8 14.
Bxc6 Qxc6 15. Nxe5 fxe5 16. Qxg4+ Kh8 17. Qh5 Kg7 18. Nf3 f5 19. Nh4 Rf6 20.
Nxf5+ Kh7 21. Rad1 Ba7 22. Rfe1 Qd7 23. d4 exd4 24. cxd4 Rg8 25. Re3 Rg5 26.
Qh4 Rgg6 27. Rg3 Qf7 28. Rxg6 Qxg6 29. Rd3 Qg5 30. Qxg5 hxg5 31. Rh3+ Kg8
32. Rg3 d5 33. Rxg5+ Kh8 34. Rh5+ Kg8 35. Ne7+ Kg7 36. Nxd5 Rc6 37. g3 Bxd4
38. Ne7 Rc1+ 39. Kg2 Bxb2 40. Nf5+ Kg8 41. Rh6 a5 42. Ne7+ Kf7 43. Rh7+ Ke6
44. f4 Rc2+ 45. Kf3 c5 46. Nd5 Bd4 47. Nc7+ Kf6 48. Nxb5 Bg1 49. a4 Ra2 50.
Nc3 Ra3 51. Kg2 Bd4 52. Nd5+ Kg6 53. Rc7 Rxa4 54. e5 Ra2+ 55. Kh3 a4 56.
Ne7+ Kf7 57. Nf5+ Kg6 58. Nxd4 cxd4 59. Kg4 Rxh2 60. f5+ Kh6 61. e6 Re2 62.
Rd7 a3 63. Rxd4 a2 64. Rd1 Re4+ 65. Kf3 Re5 66. g4 Kg5 67. Ra1 Ra5 68. e7 1-0

Ron Harvey(1898) - Jeff Kovalicl(1857)  Candidates 2008, January 06, 2008
Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 d6 5. d3 g6 6. Nf3 Bg7 7. O-O O-O 8.
Be3 Bg4 9. Qd2 Bxf3 10. Bxf3 Nd4 11. Bxd4 cxd4 12. Ne2 e5 13. Bg2 Qb6 14.
Bh3 Rfe8 15. c3 dxc3 16. Nxc3 Rad8 17. Bg2 Qa5 18. Rfc1 d5 19. b4 Qxb4 20.
Rab1 Qe7 21. exd5 b6 22. Nb5 a6 23. d6 Qf8 24. Nc7 Bh6 25. f4 exf4 26. Nxe8
Nxe8 27. gxf4 1/2-1/2

John Craycroft(1376) - Robert Beasy(1631)   Candidates 2008, January 06, 2008
QGD semi-Slav

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 dxc4 7. e4 g5 8. e5
Nd5 9. Bg3 Bb4 10. Rc1 b5 11. Be2 Qa5 12. Qc2 Qxa2 13. O-O Nxc3 14. bxc3
Qxc2 15. Rxc2 Be7 16. Nd2 Nd7 17. f4 Nb6 18. Ne4 Nd5 19. Rf3 g4 20. Rf2 h5
21. h4 a5 22. Ra2 Ne3 23. Ra1 Bb7 24. Bd1 Nf5 25. Kh2 a4 26. Rfa2 c5 27.
Nf6+ Bxf6 28. exf6 cxd4 29. cxd4 O-O-O 30. Bxa4 bxa4 31. Rxa4 Nxg3 32. Rxc4+
Kd7 33. Kxg3 Ra8 34. Rb1 Bd5 35. Rc3 Rhb8 36. Rbc1 Rc8 37. Rxc8 Rxc8 38. Ra1
Rb8 39. Ra7+ Rb7 40. Ra1 Rb3+ 41. Kh2 Rb2 42. Ra7+ Bb7 43. Kh1 g3 44. d5
Rb1# 0-1

Gary Pylant(1800) - Teja Dasari(1447)   Candidates 2008, January 06, 2008
Caro-Kann: Panov-Botvinnik attack

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. c4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bg5 dxc4 7. Bxf6 exf6
8. d5 Ne5 9. Bxc4 Nxc4 10. Qa4+ Bd7 11. Qxc4 Rc8 12. Qb3 Qa5 13. Ne2 Bd6 14.
O-O Qa6 15. Rfe1 O-O 16. h3 Be5 17. Rac1 Rc5 18. f4 Bd6 19. Rcd1 Rc4 20. Rf1
Re8 21. Rf3 Bb4 1/2-1/2

Robert Beasy(1631) - Dacus Grant(1372)  Candidates 2008, January 06, 2008
QGD: Marshall defense

1. d4 d5 2. c4 Nf6 3. cxd5 Nxd5 4. e4 Nf6 5. f3 e6 6. Be3 Nc6 7. Nc3 Be7 8.
Bd3 O-O 9. Nge2 Bb4 10. O-O b6 11. Qc2 g6 12. Rfd1 Bb7 13. a3 Be7 14. Rac1
a6 15. e5 Nd7 16. Ne4 f6 17. Bc4 Kg7 18. Bxe6 Qe8 19. exf6+ Bxf6 20. Bxd7
Qxd7 21. d5 Ne7 22. Nxf6 Kxf6 23. Qc3+ Kf7 24. Qxc7 Qxc7 25. Rxc7 Bxd5 26.
Rxd5 Ke8 27. Re5 Rf7 28. Bg5  1-0

Teja Dasari(1447) - Alex Kovalic(711)  Candidates 2008, January 05, 2008
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 d5 2. e3 e6 3. Bd3 Nc6 4. c3 Bd6 5. f4 Nf6 6. Nd2 O-O 7. Ngf3 Ng4 8.
Qe2 f6 9. O-O Qe7 10. h3 Nh6 11. g4 e5 12. fxe5 fxe5 13. dxe5 Nxe5 14. Nxe5
Bxe5 15. Nf3 Nf7 16. Qc2 Ng5 17. Nxg5 Qxg5 18. Bxh7+ Kh8 1-0

Ed Hamelrath(1690) - Ron Harvey(1898)  Candidates 2008, January 05, 2008
King's Indian: Sämisch, orthodox, 7.d5

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 O-O 6. Be3 e5 7. d5 a5 8. Bd3
Na6 9. Nge2 Nd7 10. O-O Ndc5 11. Nc1 f5 12. exf5 gxf5 13. Be2 f4 14. Bf2 Bf5
15. Bd3 Qg5 16. Bxf5 Qxf5 17. Re1 Rf7 18. Ne4 Nxe4 19. Rxe4 b6 20. Nd3 h5
21. a3 Nc5 22. Bxc5 bxc5 23. b4 axb4 24. axb4 Rxa1 25. Qxa1 cxb4 26. Nxb4 h4
27. h3 Bf8 28. Qe1 Qg5 29. Nc6 Rg7 30. Qe2 Qg3 31. Kh1 Kh7 32. Nd8 Kg8 33.
Ne6 Re7 34. Qe1 c5 35. Qxg3+ hxg3 36. Kg1 Ra7 37. Kf1 Be7 38. Re2 Ra8 39.
Rb2 Ra4 40. Rc2 Kf7 41. Ke2 Ke8 42. Kd3 Ra3+ 43. Ke4 Kf7 44. Kf5 Ra8 1/2-1/2

Ed Hamelrath(1690) - Nathan Vogt(1790)  Candidates 2008, January 05, 2008
Nimzo-Indian: Fischer variation, 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.
d5 exd5 9. cxd5 Re8 10. Bc4 d6 11. O-O Nbd7 12. f3 Ne5 13. Bb5 c6 14. dxc6
Bxc6 15. Bxc6 Nxc6 16. e4 Qd7 17. Bg5 Qe6 18. Bxf6 Qxf6 19. Nd5 Qd8 20. Rc1
Rc8 21. Rc3 Qd7 22. Qa4 1-0

John Craycroft(1376) - Chase Knowles(1305)  Candidates 2008, January 05, 2008
QGD Slav: 3.Nf3

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Bf5 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. e3 e6 6. Be2 Bb4 7. Bd2 Nbd7 8.
O-O O-O 9. Rc1 Bg4 10. Nxd5 Nxd5 11. cxd5 Bxd2 12. Qxd2 cxd5 13. Rc2 Rc8 14.
Rxc8 Qxc8 15. Rc1 Qd8 16. Rc3 Qa5 17. Qc2 Bxf3 18. Bxf3 f5 19. g3 Qxa2 20.
Ra3 Qc4 21. Qxc4 dxc4 22. Rxa7 Nf6 23. Bxb7 Nd5 24. Bxd5 exd5 25. Rb7 Rd8
26. Kg2 h6 27. Kf3 g5 28. h4 Rd6 29. hxg5 hxg5 30. g4 Rf6 31. gxf5 Rxf5+ 32.
Kg3 g4 33. Kxg4 Rxf2 34. Kg3 Rf1 35. Rd7 Rb1 36. Rxd5 Rxb2 37. Rc5 Rb3 38.
Kf4 c3 39. Ke4 Kf7 40. d5 Ke7 41. Kd4 Rb6 42. Rxc3 Kd6 43. Rc6+ Rxc6 44.
dxc6 Kxc6 45. Ke5 Kd7 46. Kf6 Ke8 47. Ke6 Kf8 48. e4 Ke8 49. e5 Kf8 50. Kd7
Kf7 51. e6+ Kf8 52. e7+ 1-0

Edgar Davison(1826) - Aaron Smith(1678)  Candidates 2008, January 05, 2008
Queen's bishop game

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Bf4 e6 4. e3 Bd6 5. Ne5 Nbd7 6. Nd2 O-O 7. Bd3 c5 8.
c3 Qc7 9. Nxd7 Bxd7 10. Bxd6 Qxd6 11. O-O cxd4 12. exd4 a6 13. Re1 Rfe8 14.
Nf3 Qf4 15. Ne5 Rad8 16. Re3 g6 17. Rf3 Qg5 18. g3 Kg7 19. h4 Qh6 20. Rxf6
Kxf6 21. Ng4+ 1-0

Patrick Butler(1604) - Edgar Davison(1826)  Candidates 2008, January 05, 2008
Torre attack (Tartakower variation)

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bg5 Ne4 4. Bf4 e6 5. Nbd2 Nxd2 6. Qxd2 c5 7. e3 Nc6
8. c3 Be7 9. Bd3 f5 10. h4 c4 11. Bc2 b5 12. a3 a5 13. Bg5 Bd7 14. Qe2 O-O
15. g3 h6 16. Bxe7 Qxe7 17. Ne5 Nxe5 18. dxe5 b4 19. f4 bxc3 20. bxc3 Rab8
21. Ra2 Qc5 22. Kd2 Rfc8 23. Rha1 Rb3 24. a4 Rxc3 25. Kxc3 Qb4+ 26. Kd4 c3+ 0-1

Nishit Reddy(1636) - Ron Harvey(1898)  Candidates 2008, January 05, 2008
King's Indian: Sämisch, 5...O-O

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 O-O 6. Bd3 c5 7. d5 Nbd7 8. f4
a6 9. Nge2 Ne8 10. Be3 Nc7 11. O-O e6 12. Rc1 exd5 13. cxd5 b5 14. a3 Qe7
15. Qd2 Bb7 16. f5 Ne5 17. Bh6 Ne8 18. Bxg7 Kxg7 19. Ng3 Nf6 20. Be2 Rae8
21. fxg6 fxg6 22. Qg5 Bc8 23. Rxf6 Rxf6 24. Nh5+ Kf7 25. Nxf6 Qxf6 26. Rf1
Bf5 27. Rxf5 gxf5 28. Bh5+ Ng6 29. Qxf5 Re5 30. Bxg6+ hxg6 31. Qd7+ Re7 32.
Qc6 Qd4+ 33. Kf1 Kg7 34. g3 Rf7+ 35. Kg2 Qf2+ 36. Kh3 Qf1+ 37. Kg4 Qf3+ 38.
Kh3 Rf4 39. Qxd6 Qf1# 0-1

Deepak Sathyan(1267) - Robert Beasy(1631)  Candidates 2008, January 05, 2008
Queen's pawn game, Darooha variation

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. g3 Bf5 4. Bg2 e6 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. e3 c5 7. Ne5 Nxe5 8.
dxe5 Qa5+ 9. Nd2 Ne4 10. Bxe4 dxe4 11. O-O h6 12. Nb3 Qc7 13. Qh5 Qxe5 14.
Bf4 Qxb2 15. Qe2 e5 16. Qb5+ Bd7 17. Qxb7 Rd8 18. Qxe4 f5 19. Qxe5+ Qxe5 20.
Bxe5 Rh7 21. Rfd1 g5 22. Rd5 Be6 23. Rxd8+ Kxd8 24. Bf6+ Kc7 25. Rd1 Rf7 26.
Be5+ Kc6 27. Na5+ Kb5 28. Nb3 Rd7 29. Rb1 Bxb3 30. axb3 c4 31. Bd4 Bc5 32.
Bxc5 Kxc5 33. Kf1 cxb3 34. Rxb3 a5 35. Ke2 a4 36. Rd3 Ra7 37. Ra3 Kb4 38.
Ra1 Kc3 39. Ra2 a3 40. h3 h5 41. f3 Ra5 42. e4 fxe4 43. fxe4 Kd4 44. Kd2
Kxe4 45. Ke2 g4 46. hxg4 hxg4 47. Kf2 Kd4 48. Ke2 Ke4 49. c3 Ra7 50. c4 Kd4
51. c5 Kxc5 52. Ke3 Kb4 53. Kf4 Kb3 54. Re2 Ra4+ 55. Kg5 a2 56. Re3+ Kc2 57.
Re2+ Kd3 58. Rxa2 Rxa2 59. Kxg4 Ke4 60. Kh5 Rg2 61. g4 Kf4 62. g5 Rxg5+ 63.
Kh6 Kf5 64. Kh7 Kf6 65. Kh6 Rf5 66. Kh7 Kf7 67. Kh6 Re5 68. Kh7 Rh5# 0-1

Oran Quintrell(1234) - Ed Hamelrath(1690)  Candidates 2008, January 05, 2008
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. e3 Bg4 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. O-O e5 6. h3 Bxf3 7. Be2 Bxe2 8.
Qxe2 Be7 9. Nd2 O-O 10. c3 Re8 11. e4 dxe4 12. Nxe4 Nxe4 13. Qxe4 exd4 14.
Rd1 Bf6 15. Qg4 Qc8 16. Bh6 Qxg4 17. hxg4 0-1

Robert Beasy(1631) - Jonathan Van Doren(1406)  Candidates 2008, January 05, 2008
QGD: Tarrasch, Prague variation, 9.Bg5

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 c5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. g3 Nf6 7. Bg2 Be7 8.
O-O O-O 9. Bg5 Ne4 10. Bxe7 Nxc3 11. Bxd8 Nxd1 12. Rfxd1 Rxd8 13. dxc5 Be6
14. Nd4 Nxd4 15. Rxd4 Rac8 16. b4 b6 17. cxb6 axb6 18. Rad1 Rc2 19. Bxd5
Bxd5 20. Rxd5 Rxd5 21. Rxd5 Kf8 22. e3 Rxa2 23. Rd6 Rb2 24. Rxb6 Ke7 25. Kg2
Rd2 26. Kf3 Rd7 27. g4 Kd8 28. h4 Kc7 29. Ra6 Kb7 30. Ra2 Kb6 31. Rb2 Re7
32. b5 Re5 33. Kf4 Rc5 34. f3 Rc4+ 35. e4 Rc5 36. Rd2 Rc7 37. Rd5 Re7 38.
Rg5 g6 39. Re5 Rd7 40. Rd5 Re7 41. Kg5 1-0

Ron Harvey(1898) - Aaron Vancil(1429)  Candidates 2008, January 05, 2008
Caro-Kann: classical variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. Nf3 Nf6 7. Bc4 e6 8.
Bg5 Nbd7 9. O-O Be7 10. Re1 Nd5 11. Bxe7 Qxe7 12. c3 O-O 13. a4 N7b6 14. Bd3
Bxd3 15. Qxd3 Nf4 16. Qe4 Nbd5 17. c4 f5 18. Qe5 Nd3 19. Qxe6+ Qxe6 20. Rxe6
N5f4 21. Re7 Nxb2 22. Ne5 Rab8 23. Ra2 Nbd3 24. Nxd3 Nxd3 25. Rd2 Nf4 26.
Rb2 Rfe8 27. Nxf5 g6 28. Rxe8+ Rxe8 29. Ne3 b6 30. g3 Nd3 31. Rb3 Nc1 32.
Rb2 Nd3 33. Rd2 Ne1 34. Rd1 Nf3+ 35. Kg2 Ng5 36. d5 cxd5 37. cxd5 Rd8 38. f3
Nf7 39. Nc4 Nd6 40. Ne5 a6 41. Nc6 Rd7 42. Nb4 Ra7 43. Re1 Nf7 44. Re8+ Kg7
45. Nc6 Rd7 46. Rb8 Rxd5 47. Rxb6 a5 48. Ra6 Rd2+ 49. Kh3 Ng5+ 50. Kg4 Rd6
51. Rxa5 Nxf3 52. Ra7+ Kh6 1-0

Jeff Kovalic(1857) - Pillai Sathyan(1596)  Candidates 2008, January 05, 2008
Ruy Lopez: old Steinitz defense

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 d6 4. O-O Bd7 5. c3 Nf6 6. Re1 Be7 7. d4 exd4 8.
cxd4 O-O 9. Nc3 a6 10. Ba4 b5 11. Bc2 Bg4 12. Be3 Rc8 13. Rc1 Nb4 14. Bb1
Nc6 15. Nxb5 Na5 16. Na7 Ra8 17. Nc6 Nxc6 18. Rxc6 Bd7 19. Rc1 Qb8 20. b3
Rc8 21. Qc2 g6 22. Bg5 c5 23. d5 Re8 24. h3 Qd8 25. Bf4 a5 26. a4 Qb6 27.
Nd2 Rec8 28. Nc4 Qb8 29. Qd3 Re8 30. Bc2 Rc8 31. Rcd1 Rd8 32. Qc3 Qc7 33.
Bd2 Ne8 34. f4 Bf6 35. e5 dxe5 36. fxe5 Bg7 37. Qf3 Bc8 38. Be4 Ra7 39. d6
Qb8 40. Nxa5 Rxa5 41. Bxa5 Rd7 42. Bc6 Qa7 43. Bxd7 Bxd7 44. Bc3 Qb6 45. Ba1
Qb4 46. Rf1 Nxd6 47. Rxd6 Be6 48. Rxe6 fxe6 49. Qa8+ 1-0

Jonathan Van Doren(1407) - Jeff Kovalic(1857)  Candidates 2008, January 05, 2008
Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Bb5 Bd7 7. f3 g6 8.
Be3 Bg7 9. Qd2 O-O 10. O-O-O a6 11. Bc4 Rc8 12. Bb3 Ne5 13. Nde2 Nc4 14.
Bxc4 Rxc4 15. Bh6 Qc7 16. Bxg7 Kxg7 17. Nf4 Rc8 18. Nfe2 b5 19. b3 Rxc3 20.
Nxc3 Qxc3 21. Qxc3 Rxc3 22. Kb2 Rc5 23. Rd2 h5 24. Rhd1 g5 25. Rd4 g4 26. f4
Bc6 27. Re1 Bxe4 28. Rexe4 Nxe4 29. Rxe4 Kf6 30. c4 bxc4 31. bxc4 e5 32.
fxe5+ dxe5 33. Kc3 a5 34. a4 Ke6 35. g3 f5 36. Re2 Kf6 37. Rf2 Kg5 38. Kd3
f4 39. gxf4+ exf4 40. Kd4 Rf5 41. c5 h4 42. c6 g3 43. hxg3 hxg3 44. Rc2 Rf8
45. Ke4 Kg4 46. c7 Rc8 0-1

Gary Pylant(1800) - Jeff Kovalic(1857)  Candidates 2008, January 05, 2008
Sicilian: dragon, Yugoslav attack, 9...Bd7

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 O-O 8.
Qd2 Nc6 9. Bc4 Bd7 10. h4 Rc8 11. Bb3 Ne5 12. O-O-O Nc4 13. Bxc4 Rxc4 14. h5
Nxh5 15. g4 Nf6 16. Nde2 Qa5 17. Bh6 Rfc8 18. Bxg7 Kxg7 19. Qh6+ Kh8 20. Rd5
Qd8 21. e5 dxe5 22. Rd2 Qf8 23. Qh2 Bc6 24. Qh3 Qg8 25. Rhd1 b5 26. g5 b4
27. gxf6 bxc3 28. Nxc3 exf6 29. Rd6 f5 30. Qg3 Qe8 31. Qg5 Rd4 32. Qf6+ Kg8
33. R6xd4 exd4 34. Qxd4 Bxf3 35. Rf1 Bg2 36. Rg1 Qc6 37. Qd2 Be4 38. Re1 h5
39. Qg5 Kg7 40. Rg1 Qf6 41. Qxh5 Rxc3 42. bxc3 Qxc3 43. Qd1 0-1

Carlos Sims(1987) - Graham Horobetz(1541)  Candidates 2008, January 05, 2008
Queen's pawn: stonewall attack

1. d4 Nf6 2. e3 d5 3. Bd3 g6 4. Nd2 Bg7 5. f4 Bg4 6. Ngf3 e6 7. O-O Nbd7 8.
Qe1 Bxf3 9. Rxf3 c6 10. c3 h5 11. e4 Nb6 12. exd5 cxd5 13. f5 gxf5 14. Bxf5
Qe7 15. Bd3 O-O-O 16. a4 Rdg8 17. a5 Na8 18. a6 b6 19. b3 Qd7 20. Nf1 Ne8
21. Bf4 Qe7 22. Ne3 Bf8 23. c4 Nec7 24. cxd5 Nxd5 25. Rc1+ Kd8 26. Nxd5 exd5
27. Qc3 Qd7 28. Bf5 1-0

Aaron Smith(1678) - Carlos Sims(1987)  Candidates 2008, January 05, 2008
Dutch

1. d4 f5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 d5 4. Nbd2 e6 5. c3 Bd6 6. Qc2 Nbd7 7. c4 c6 8. c5
Bc7 9. b4 Ne4 10. Bb2 g5 11. h3 Qf6 12. Be2 h5 13. Nxe4 fxe4 14. Nd2 e5 15.
f3 exf3 16. Nxf3 e4 17. Ne5 Nxe5 18. dxe5 Bxe5 19. Bxe5 Qxe5 20. O-O-O Qa1+
21. Qb1 Qc3+ 22. Qc2 Qxb4 23. Rd4 Qa3+ 24. Kd2 Qa5+ 25. Kd1 Be6 26. Rf1 Ke7
27. Ra4 Qc7 28. Qb2 d4 29. Rxd4 Rad8 30. Kc2 Rxd4 31. Qxd4 Qd8 32. Qg7+ 1-0

Jonathan Beatty(1546) - Gary Pylant(1800)   Candidates 2008, January 05, 2008
Sicilian: Grand Prix attack

1. e4 c5 2. f4 d5 3. exd5 Qxd5 4. Nc3 Qd6 5. d3 Nf6 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Be3 b6 8.
Qd2 g6 9. h3 Bg7 10. Be2 Bb7 11. O-O-O O-O-O 12. Ng5 Rhf8 13. Nge4 Qd7 14.
Bf3 e6 15. Qf2 Nd4 16. Nxf6 Bxf6 17. Bxb7+ Qxb7 18. g4 Bg7 19. Ne2 Rd7 20.
c3 Nxe2+ 21. Qxe2 Rfd8 22. f5 Rxd3 23. fxe6 Rxd1+ 24. Rxd1 Rxd1+ 25. Qxd1
fxe6 26. Bg5 Qd5 27. Qxd5 exd5 28. Kc2 Kd7 29. Kd3 Ke6 30. Be3 Be5 31. b3
Kd6 32. c4 Ke6 33. Bg5 Bg3 34. Bd8 Bf4 35. h4 h5 36. gxh5 gxh5 37. a4 Bg3
38. a5 bxa5 39. cxd5+ Kxd5 40. Bxa5 Bxh4 41. Bd2 Bg3 42. Be3 a6 0-1

Gary Pylant(1800) - John Craycroft(1376)  Candidates 2008, January 05, 2008
Evans gambit

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bxb4 5. c3 Ba5 6. O-O d6 7. d4 Qe7 8.
d5 Nd8 9. Qa4+ Bd7 10. Qxa5 b6 11. Qa3 c5 12. Bg5 Nf6 13. Qb2 h6 14. Bxf6
gxf6 15. Bb5 Rg8 16. Nbd2 Kf8 17. Kh1 Bg4 18. h3 Bh5 19. Nh4 Bg6 20. Nxg6+
fxg6 21. f4 Nf7 22. f5 g5 23. Be2 Nd8 24. Bh5 Rb8 25. a4 Rb7 26. Nc4 Rg7 27.
Ne3 Rh7 28. Qe2 Qd7 29. Rfb1 Rb8 30. a5 b5 31. Bg6 Rh8 32. a6 Rb6 33. Ra5 b4
34. cxb4 Qc7 35. b5 Kg7 36. Raa1 Nf7 37. Nc4 Rbb8 38. Rb2 Ra8 39. Rab1 Rhb8
40. b6 axb6 41. Rxb6 Rxb6 42. Rxb6 Ra7 43. Bxf7 1-0