Games 2008 Part 3
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Jeff Baudendistel(1477) - James Langford(1135)  Mitchell Memorial 2008, December 19, 2008
Owen defense

1. e4 b6 2. d4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Bd3 Bb7 5. Ne2 Nf6 6. f3 h6 7. O-O Bxc3 8.
bxc3 d6 9. Be3 c5 10. Ng3 Nbd7 11. Qd2 Qe7 12. Bb5 a6 13. Be2 Bc6 14. a4 Bb7
15. Rfb1 a5 16. Bb5 Ba6 17. Bxd7+ Qxd7 18. Rxb6 Qc7 19. Rab1 Ke7 20. d5 Rab8
21. Rxb8 Rxb8 22. Rd1 Bc4 23. e5 Nxd5 24. exd6+ Qxd6 25. Ne4 Qc6 26. Nxc5
Rd8 27. Qd4 Qd6 28. Bf2 Nxc3 29. Qxd6+ Rxd6 30. Rxd6 Kxd6 31. Nb7+ Kd5 32.
Nxa5 Nxa4 33. Be1 f5 34. Kf2 e5 35. Ke3 f4+ 36. Kd2 g5 37. Nxc4 Kxc4 38. Bf2
Nc5 39. Bxc5 Kxc5 40. Kd3 h5 41. Ke4 Kd6 42. Kf5 Kd5 43. Kxg5 Kd4 44. Kf5 h4
45. c3+ Ke3 46. c4 h3 47. gxh3 Kxf3 48. c5 Ke3 49. c6 f3 50. c7 f2 51. c8=Q
f1=Q+ 52. Kxe5 Qf4+ 53. Ke6 Qh6+ 54. Kd5 Qg5+ 55. Kc4 Qf4+ 56. Kb5 Qe5+ 57.
Qc5+ Qxc5+ 58. Kxc5 Kf4 59. Kd4 Kg5 60. Ke3 Kh4 1/2-1/2

Kenn Thompson(1607) - Jonathan Beatty(1674)   Mitchell Memorial 2008, December 19, 2008
Polish (Sokolsky) opening

1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 Bxb4 3. Bxe5 f6 4. Bb2 b6 5. e3 g6 6. Nf3 Bb7 7. c4 Be7 8.
Be2 Nh6 9. O-O Nf7 10. Nc3 O-O 11. d4 Nc6 12. Rc1 a6 13. a3 d6 14. Bd3 Re8
15. Qc2 Kg7 16. Nd5 Qd7 17. Nf4 Rh8 18. Rfd1 Ncd8 19. e4 Ne6 20. Nd5 Rhe8
21. Re1 Bxd5 22. cxd5 Nf4 23. Bf1 Qg4 24. Re3 Rac8 25. Rc3 f5 26. Ne1 fxe4
27. Rg3 Qf5 28. f3 Bg5 29. fxe4 Qxe4 30. Nd3 Ne2+ 0:1

Mark Beatty(1650) - Allan Bogle(1795)   Mitchell Memorial 2008, December 19, 2008
Polish defense

1. d4 b5 2. Nf3 Bb7 3. e3 a6 4. Bd3 Nf6 5. Nbd2 e6 6. O-O c5 7. c3 Be7 8.
Re1 O-O 9. dxc5 Bxc5 10. Qc2 h6 11. Ne4 Be7 12. Nxf6+ Bxf6 13. Be4 Nc6 14.
Nd4 Nxd4 15. exd4 d5 16. Bd3 Rc8 17. a3 Bxd4 18. Qe2 Bf6 19. Qg4 Kh8 20. Re3
Bg5 21. f4 f5 22. Qg3 Bh4 23. Qh3 Re8 24. Bxf5 exf5 25. Rxe8+ Qxe8 26. Qxh4
Qe4 27. Bd2 d4 28. Qf2 d3 29. Re1 Qc4 30. Re7 Be4 31. Qg3 Qc5+  0:1

Kenn Thompson(1561) - James Langford(unr)   Mitchell Memorial 2008, December 12, 2008
Polish (Sokolsky) opening

1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 d6 3. c4 b6 4. e3 Bb7 5. Nf3 g6 6. Be2 Bg7 7. O-O Nf6 8. Nc3
O-O 9. d4 Qe7 10. b5 Nbd7 11. a4 a6 12. Re1 axb5 13. axb5 Rxa1 14. Bxa1 Bxf3
15. Bxf3 Qe6 16. d5 Qe7 17. e4 h5 18. Bb2 Nc5 19. Bc1 Nh7 20. Be3 Ng5 21.
Bxc5 Nxf3+ 22. Qxf3 dxc5 23. Ra1 Qd7 24. Qg3 Rc8 25. Ra7 Qd8 26. Ne2 Ra8 27.
Qa3 Rxa7 28. Qxa7 f5 29. f3 fxe4 30. fxe4 Bh6 31. Qa3 Kf7 32. Qf3+ Qf6 33.
Kf2 Qxf3+ 34. Kxf3 Kf6 35. Nc3 Bf8 36. h4 g5 37. hxg5+ Kxg5 38. g3 Be7 39.
Na4 Kg6 40. Kg2 Kg5 41. Kf3 Kg6 42. Nb2 h4 43. Kg4 hxg3 44. Kxg3 Kh5 45. Nd3
Bf6 46. Kf3 Kg5 47. Nf2 Bg7 48. Ng4 Kh4 49. Ne3 Kg5 50. Nf5 Bf6 51. d6 cxd6
52. Nxd6 Kg6 53. Kg4 Bd8 54. Nc8 Kf6 55. Kh5 Ke6 56. Kg6 Bc7 57. Na7 Bd6 58.
Nc6 Bc7 59. Kg7 Bd6 60. Nd8+ Ke7 61. Nf7 Ke6 62. Ng5+ Ke7 63. Kg6 Bc7 64.
Kf5 Ke8 65. Nf3 Ke7 66. Nxe5 Bxe5 67. Kxe5 Kd7 68. Kf6 Ke8 69. Ke6 Kd8 70.
Kf7 1:0

Tony Maneclang(1608) - Mark Beatty(1634)   Mitchell Memorial 2008, December 12, 2008
Queen's pawn game, Darooha variation

1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. g3 e6 4. Bg2 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. Nbd2 c5 7. c3 Nc6 8.
Re1 Qb6 9. Nb3 cxd4 10. cxd4 Bb4 11. Bd2 Bxd2 12. Qxd2 Ne4 13. Qd1 Bd7 14.
e3 Rac8 15. Nfd2 Nd6 16. Nc5 Rc7 17. b3 Rfc8 18. Bf1 e5 19. Na4 Qa5 20. a3
b5 21. dxe5 Nxe5 22. Nb2 Qxd2 23. Nd3 Qxd1 24. Raxd1 Nxd3 25. Rxd3 Rc1 26.
Rxc1 Rxc1 27. Kg2 Bf5 28. Rd2 Kf8 29. g4 Rc2 30. Rd4 Be6 31. Bd3 Rc3 32. a4
Rxb3 33. axb5 Nxb5 34. Bxb5 Rxb5 35. Kg3 a5 36. Ra4 Bxg4 37. e4 Be6 38. exd5
Bxd5 39. f4 Ke7 40. Kg4 Bc6 41. Ra3 a4 42. h4 h5+ 0:1

Tony Maneclang(1608) - Jonathan Beatty(1677)   Mitchell Memorial 2008, December 05, 2008
English: symmetrical variation

1. c4 c5 2. g3 e6 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. d3 Be7 6. e4 O-O 7. Nge2 a6 8.
O-O Rb8 9. Be3 e5 10. f4 d6 11. fxe5 dxe5 12. Nd5 Nxd5 13. exd5 Nd4 14. Nxd4
cxd4 15. Bd2 f5 16. Qe2 Bf6 17. Rac1 g5 18. b4 Qe8 19. c5 f4 20. d6 Be6 21.
a3 Qd7 22. Rce1 Rf7 23. Kh1 b6 24. Qf3 bxc5 25. bxc5 Rc8 26. Rc1 g4 27. Qb7
f3 28. Bxf3 gxf3 29. Qxf3 Bg5 30. Qe2 Rxf1+ 31. Rxf1 Bxd2 32. Qxd2 Rf8 33.
Qg5+ 1:0

Allan Bogle(1786) - Kenn Thompson(1561)   Mitchell Memorial 2008, December 05, 2008
Bird's opening: Lasker variation

1. f4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 c5 4. b3 g6 5. Bb2 Bg7 6. Be2 Nc6 7. O-O O-O 8. a3
Re8 9. Qe1 Bg4 10. Ne5 Bxe2 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. Qxe2 Qd7 13. d3 Rad8 14. Nd2
Qg4 15. Rae1 Qxe2 16. Rxe2 Nd7 17. Bxg7 Kxg7 18. Ref2 f5 19. e4 e6 20. e5
Rb8 21. Rb1 a5 22. a4 Rb7 23. Rff1 Reb8 24. Kf2 h6 25. h3 Kf7 26. g4 Rg8 27.
gxf5 gxf5 28. Rg1 Rbb8 29. Rxg8 Rxg8 30. Nf3 Ke7 31. c3 Rb8 32. Nd2 Nb6 33.
Rg1 Kf7 34. h4 Nd7 35. h5 Rg8 36. Rxg8 Kxg8 37. Ke3 Kf7 38. Nb1 Ke7 39. Nd2
Kd8 40. Nf3 Nf8 41. Nh4 Nd7 42. Ng6 Nb6 43. Nf8 Ke7 44. Ng6+ Kf7 45. Kd2 c4
46. dxc4 dxc4 47. b4 Nxa4 48. bxa5 Nc5 49. Ke3 Ke8 50. Kd4 Nb3+ 51. Kxc4
Nxa5+ 52. Kc5 Kd7 53. Nf8+ Ke7 54. Ng6+ Kd7 55. Kb6 Nc4+ 56. Kc5 Na5 57.
Nf8+ Ke7 58. Nh7 Kf7 59. Kb6 Nc4+ 60. Kxc6 Nxe5+ 61. fxe5 f4 62. Nf6 f3 63.
Ne4 1:0

Mark Beatty(1634) - Jeff Baudendistel(1448)   Mitchell Memorial 2008, December 05, 2008
French: exchange variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Bd3 Nf6 5. Bg5 Be7 6. Nf3 Nbd7 7. O-O O-O
8. Nbd2 b6 9. c3 c5 10. Re1 Re8 11. Qc2 Nf8 12. Ne5 Qc7 13. Bb5 Bd7 14. Nxd7
N8xd7 15. Nf3 Ne4 16. Bxe7 Rxe7 17. Re3 Ndf6 18. Rae1 c4 19. Ne5 Rxe5 20.
dxe5 Ng4 21. Rxe4 dxe4 22. Qxe4 Qc8 23. Bxc4 Kf8 24. e6 Nf6 25. e7+ Kg8 26.
Qf3 Rb8 27. e8=Q+ 1:0

Allan Bogle(1780) - Kyle Salzgeber(1223)   48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Bird's opening

1. f4 d6 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 g6 4. b3 Bg7 5. Bb2 O-O 6. Be2 Bg4 7. O-O a6 8. d3
c5 9. h3 Bxf3 10. Bxf3 Nc6 11. Nd2 Rb8 12. Rb1 Re8 13. a3 e5 14. Bxc6 bxc6
15. Qf3 Rc8 16. fxe5 dxe5 17. Nc4 e4 18. dxe4 Rxe4 19. Bxf6 Bxf6 20. Qxe4
Rc7 21. Rbd1 Qe7 22. Qxe7 Bxe7 23. a4 Bg5 24. g3 Re7 25. Rd3 Bh6 26. Kg2 Bg7
27. Rd8+ Bf8 28. Ra8 f5 29. Rxa6 Re6 30. Ra8 Kf7 31. a5 Re8 32. Rxe8 Kxe8
33. a6 Kd8 34. a7 Kc7 35. a8=Q Bh6 36. Ra1 g5 37. Ra7# 1:0

Aaron Craig(1467) - Tony Maneclang(1608)   48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
French: Steinitz variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. Nf3 c5 6. Be3 a6 7. Bd3 Nc6 8.
O-O cxd4 9. Nxd4 Ncxe5 10. f4 Nxd3 11. Qxd3 Nf6 12. Nf3 Be7 13. Ne5 O-O 14.
Rf3 g6 15. g4 Nd7 16. Raf1 Bc5 17. Nxd7 Bxe3+ 18. Qxe3 Bxd7 19. g5 Bc6 20.
Qe5 Qb6+ 21. Kh1 Qxb2 22. Rh3 Qxc2 23. Qd4 Rac8 24. Rf2 Qf5 25. Rff3 b5 26.
Rh6 e5 27. Qxe5 Qxe5 28. Rfh3 Qe1+ 29. Kg2 d4+  0:1

Michael Robertson(1391) - Rafi Chowdhury(1633)   48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Pirc defense

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Be3 Bg7 5. Bc4 O-O 6. Qd2 Re8 7. O-O-O Nbd7
8. f3 c6 9. g4 b5 10. Bb3 Nb6 11. h4 Nc4 12. Bxc4 bxc4 13. h5 a5 14. hxg6
fxg6 15. Qh2 Qb6 16. g5 Nh5 17. Nge2 Kf7 18. Nf4 Be5 19. Qd2 Bxf4 20. Bxf4
Rh8 21. d5 c5 22. Be3 Rb8 23. Na4 Qb4 24. b3 Qa3+ 25. Kb1 cxb3 26. cxb3 Qxa4
27. Qc3 Bd7 28. Rd2 Qb4 29. Qb2 a4 30. Rd3 a3 31. Qc2 c4 32. Rd4 cxb3 33.
axb3 Qxb3+ 34. Qxb3 Rxb3+ 35. Ka2 Rxe3 36. Rf1 Rb8 37. Rb1 Rxb1 38. Kxb1
Rxf3 39. Rb4 Ng3 40. Rb7 Bg4 41. Ka2  0:1

Rafi Chowdhury(1633) - Samuel Brownlow(1565)  48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
English opening

1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. d3 c6 4. Nf3 Qc7 5. Bg5 Be7 6. g3 d5 7. Bxf6 Bxf6 8.
cxd5 cxd5 9. Rc1 O-O 10. Nxd5 Qa5+ 11. Nc3 e4 12. dxe4 Bxc3+ 13. Rxc3 Qxa2
14. Qc2 Nc6 15. Bg2 Qa1+ 16. Qc1 Qxc1+ 17. Rxc1 Na5 18. Nd4 Bd7 19. O-O Rac8
20. e3 Rxc1 21. Rxc1 Rc8 22. Rxc8+ Bxc8 23. Kf1 Bd7 24. Ke1 Nc6 25. Kd2 Kf8
26. f4 f6 27. h4 g6 28. Kc3 Ke7 29. Bf3 h6 30. Kc4 Na5+ 31. Kc3 a6  1:0

Sam Brownlow(1565) - Chase Knowles(1590)  48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Caro-Kann defense

1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. d4 Nf6 5. Bf4 Nc6 6. c3 Qb6 7. Qc2 Bf5 8.
Qxf5 Qxb2 9. Kd1 Ne4 10. Ne5 Nxe5 11. Qxe5 Nxf2+ 12. Ke1 Nxh1 13. Be2 Rd8
14. Qc7 g6 15. Qc5 a6 16. Be5 Qc1+ 17. Bd1 Qe3+ 18. Be2 f6 19. Bc7 Nf2 20.
Kf1 Ne4 21. Bb5+ Kf7 22. Be8+ Kxe8 0:1

Rafi Chowdhury(1633) - Chase Knowles(1590)  48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Caro-Kann: advance variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Bd3 Bxd3 5. Qxd3 e6 6. Ne2 Qb6 7. a3 c5 8.
O-O Nc6 9. c3 c4 10. Qd1 Nge7 11. Nd2 Na5 12. b4 cxb3 13. Rb1 Qc7 14. Nxb3
Nc4 15. Nd2 Nc6 16. Nxc4 dxc4 17. Qa4 a6 18. Qxc4 b5 19. Qa2 Qa5 20. d5 exd5
21. Qxd5 Qc7 22. Bf4 Rd8 23. Qe4 Qd7 24. Ng3 1:0

Teja Dasari(1576) - Rafi Chowdhury(1633)  48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Pirc Defence

1. e4 d6 2. g3 Nf6 3. d3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nc3 O-O 6. Nge2 Bg4 7. O-O Qd7 8.
e5 dxe5 9. Bxb7 Bh3 10. Re1 Nc6 11. Bxa8 Rxa8 12. Ne4 Nxe4 13. dxe4 Qe6 14.
Nc3 Rd8 15. Bd2 Nd4 16. Nd5 Bg4 17. Qc1 Nf3+ 18. Kf1 Nxe1 19. Kxe1 Bf3 20.
Nxc7 Qc4 0:1

Uday Cherukuri(1333) - Kevin Nguyen(767)   48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
King's pawn opening

1. e4 d6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Be2 f5 4. exf5 exf5 5. O-O Nf6 6. Re1 b6 7. Nc3 Bb7 8.
Ba6+ Be4 9. d3 d5 10. Bb7 Nbd7 11. Bxa8 Qxa8 12. dxe4 dxe4 13. Ng5 Bb4 14.
Ne6 Qb7 15. Nxg7+ Kf7 16. Nxf5 Rg8 17. Nxe4 Bxe1 18. Nxf6 Qxg2#  0:1

Paul Choate(2060) - Brad Smith(1631)   48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Réti opening

1. Nf3 g6 2. c4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. g3 Nf6 5. Bg2 O-O 6. d4 c6 7. O-O Nbd7 8.
Rb1 e5 9. e4 exd4 10. Nxd4 Ne5 11. b3 c5 12. Ndb5 Ne8 13. Nd5 a6 14. Nbc3
Rb8 15. a4 Be6 16. Bb2 Nc6 17. f4 f5 18. Kh1 h5 19. Qe1 Nd4 20. exf5 gxf5
21. Rd1 Qd7 22. Rf2 Nc7 23. Nxc7 Qxc7 24. Rxd4 cxd4 25. Qxe6+ Rf7 26. Nd5
Qd7 27. Qg6 Re8 28. Bxd4 Re6 29. Qg5  1:0

Paul Choate(2060) - Jay Ford(1737)   48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Dutch Defence

1. Nf3 e6 2. d4 f5 3. Bg5 Be7 4. h4 Nf6 5. Nbd2 d5 6. e3 c6 7. c4 Nbd7 8.
Bd3 Ne4 9. Bf4 Ndf6 10. O-O Ng4 11. g3 g5 12. hxg5 Bxg5 13. Nxg5 Nxg5 14.
Kg2 h5 15. f3 Nh6 16. Be5 Rg8 17. cxd5 exd5 18. Rh1 Nxf3 19. Qxf3 h4 20.
Qh5+ Nf7 21. Rxh4 Kf8 22. Nf3 Nxe5 23. Nxe5 Be6 24. Bxf5 Qf6 25. Bxe6 Qxe6
26. Rf1+ Ke7 27. Qh7+ Kd8 28. Rf7  1:0

Fazel Bakhsheshi(1840) - Paul Choate(2060)   48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Queen's Indian defense

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. Bg5 Bb7 5. e3 Be7 6. Be2 h6 7. Bf4 O-O 8.
Nc3 Na6 9. O-O Nh5 10. Be5 d6 11. Bg3 Nxg3 12. hxg3 Nb8 13. e4 Nd7 14. Qc2
a6 15. Rad1 Qe8 16. d5 Rc8 17. Nd4 Bf6 18. Bh5 Bxd4 19. dxe6 Bxf2+ 20. Rxf2
Qxe6 21. Nd5 Ne5 22. Rdf1 Bxd5 23. exd5 Qd7 24. g4 f6 25. Bg6 Nxg6 26. Qxg6
Qe7 27. Rf3 Rce8 28. Rh3 Qe5 29. Kh1 Qg5 30. Qd3 Qxg4 31. Rff3 Re1+ 32. Kh2
Qe4 33. Qd2 Re2 34. Qc1 Rf7 35. Rfg3 Kf8 36. Re3 Qxg2# 0:1

Jerry Wheeler(2211) - Paul Choate(2060)   48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
QGD: Tartakower (Makagonov-Bondarevsky) system

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. e3 b6 8. Qc2
Bb7 9. Bxf6 Bxf6 10. cxd5 exd5 11. Be2 Re8 12. O-O Qe7 13. a3 c6 14. b4 Nd7
15. Qb3 Qd6 16. Rfd1 Rac8 17. Rac1 a6 18. a4 Rcd8 19. Ne1 Re7 20. Bf3 Nf8
21. b5 cxb5 22. axb5 a5 23. Nd3 Ne6 24. Bg4 Ng5 25. Nf4 Ne4 26. Nxe4 dxe4
27. g3 Rc7 28. Qb1 Be7 29. Rxc7 Qxc7 30. Rc1 Qb8 31. Bf5 Qa8 1/2-1/2

Terry Jaeger(1443) - Jesse Seals(1273)  48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Sicilian: accelerated fianchetto, modern variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Be2 d5 8.
Nxc6 bxc6 9. exd5 cxd5 10. O-O O-O 11. Bf3 e6 12. Ne2 Ba6 13. c3 Rb8 14. Rb1
Qd7 15. Re1 Rfe8 16. Ng3 e5 17. Be2 Bxe2 18. Nxe2 Qc7 19. Ng3 Qa5 20. a3 Re7
21. Bg5 Rbe8 22. Re2 h6 23. Bxf6 Bxf6 24. Rd2 d4 25. Ne4 Bg7 26. Qf3 Re6 27.
h4 f5 28. Ng3 e4 29. Qd1 dxc3 30. Rd5 Qa6 31. bxc3 Bxc3 32. Rd8 Kf7 33. Rxe8
Rxe8 34. Qb3+ Qe6 35. Qxc3 Rc8 36. Rb7+ Ke8 37. Qh8+ 1:0

Russell Robbins(1701) - Jay Ford(1737)   48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
French: Two knights variation

1. e4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nc3 c5 4. exd5 exd5 5. Bb5+ Nc6 6. d4 a6 7. Bxc6+ bxc6
8. O-O Qb6 9. Re1+ Be6 10. Na4 Qb5 11. c3 h6 12. dxc5 Bxc5 13. Nxc5 Qxc5 14.
Nd4 Kd7 15. Nxe6 fxe6 16. Qg4 Qe7 17. Be3 Nf6 18. Qa4 g5 19. c4 Rhe8 20. Bd4
h5 21. Rad1 g4 22. Bxf6 Qxf6 23. cxd5 exd5 24. Rxd5+ Kc7 25. Qa5+ 1:0

Jeff Baudendistel(1441) - Kevin Nguyen(765)   48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Dutch with c4 & Nc3

1. c4 f5 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 b6 4. Nf3 Bb7 5. e3 d5 6. Be2 Ne4 7. O-O Nxc3 8.
bxc3 e6 9. Qc2 dxc4 10. a4 a5 11. Nd2 Qg5 12. Bf3 Bxf3 13. Nxf3 Qf6 14. e4
g6 15. Bg5 Qg7 16. exf5 gxf5 17. g3 Bd6 18. Rfe1 Kd7 19. Qd2 Nc6 20. d5 Ne5
21. dxe6+ Kxe6 22. Bf4 Rad8 23. Bxe5 Bxe5 24. Qa2 Kd5 25. Rxe5+ Kd6 26. Qxc4
Kd7 27. Qe6# 1:0

Donny Gray(2139) - Andres Hortillosa(1959)  48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Sicilian: Alapin's variation (2.c3)

1. e4 c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. d4 e6 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. Bc4 Nb6 7. Bb3 c4 8. Bc2
d5 9. exd6 Bxd6 10. O-O h6 11. Qe2 O-O 12. Be3 Qc7 13. Nbd2 Na5 14. Ne4 Be7
15. Ne5 Nd5 16. f4 Nc6 17. Nxc4 f5 18. Ned2 b5 19. Ne5 Nxe5 20. fxe5 Nxe3
21. Qxe3 b4 22. Bb3 a5 23. cxb4 a4 24. Rac1 Bg5 25. Qd3 Qb6 26. Bc4 Qxb4 27.
Rc2 Kh8 28. Nf3 Be7 29. Rfc1 Qb6 30. b3 Bb7 31. bxa4 Be4 32. Qb3 Qa7 33. Re2
Bxf3 34. gxf3 Qxd4+ 35. Kg2 Bg5 36. Rd1 Qh4 37. Bb5 Bf4 38. Kh1 Rfd8 39. Rg1
Qh5 40. Bc6 Rac8 41. Qxe6 Rf8 42. a5 Rcd8 43. Qg6 Qxg6 44. Rxg6 Rd1+ 45. Kg2
Rfd8 46. a6 Rc1 47. a7 Kh7 48. Rd6  1:0

Russell Robbins(1701) - Donny Gray(2139)   48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Queen's pawn

1. d4 c6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. Nf3 Bf5 5. O-O e6 6. b3 Be7 7. Ba3 O-O 8.
Bxe7 Qxe7 9. Nbd2 Nbd7 10. Re1 h6 11. c4 Bh7 12. Rc1 Qa3 13. Ra1 a5 14. Ne5
Nxe5 15. dxe5 Nd7 16. f4 a4 17. e4 Nc5 18. cxd5 cxd5 19. exd5 exd5 20. Bxd5
Nd3 21. Ne4 Nxe1 22. Qxe1 Bxe4 23. Qxe4 axb3 24. Bxb3 Qc5+ 25. Kg2 Rad8 26.
e6 Rd2+ 27. Kh1 Qf2 28. exf7+ Kh8  0:1

Tony Maneclang(1608) - Graham Horobetz(1919)   48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Réti opening

1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nc3 d6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. O-O e5 7. d3 h6 8. e4
Nge7 9. a3 O-O 10. Be3 f5 11. exf5 Bxf5 12. Nh4 Be6 13. f4 exf4 14. gxf4 Nf5
15. Nxf5 Bxf5 16. Qd2 Re8 17. Nd5 Nd4 18. Rae1 Qd7 19. Bf2 Bh3 20. Bg3 Bxg2
21. Qxg2 Nf5 22. b4 b6 23. Rxe8+ Rxe8 24. b5 Kh7 25. Qd2 Nxg3 26. hxg3 Qg4
27. Qh2 Re2 28. Qh4 Qf5 29. g4 Qxd3 30. g5 Bd4+ 0:1

Graham Horobetz(1919) - Donny Gray(2139)   48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Caro-Kann: classical, Spassky variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. h4 h6 7. Nf3 Nd7 8.
h5 Bh7 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 Qc7 11. Bd2 Ngf6 12. O-O-O O-O-O 13. c4 e6 14.
Ne4 Be7 15. Nxf6 Bxf6 16. Qa3 b6 17. Kb1 c5 18. Be3 Be7 19. d5 exd5 20. cxd5
Nf6 21. Qa6+ Kb8 22. Qc4 Bd6 23. g4 Qd7 24. Rhg1 Rhe8 25. Nd2 Bc7 26. Qb3
Ka8 27. Nc4 Nxg4 28. Bxc5 bxc5 29. Qf3 Ne5 30. Nxe5 Bxe5 31. d6+ Qb7 32. Qa3
Rb8 33. Rd2 c4 34. Re1 Bxb2 0:1

Donny Gray(2139) - Greg Turner(1858)   48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 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. d4 Bg4 7. dxe5 Bxf3
8. Qxf3 Bxe5 9. Rd1 Qf6 10. Qxf6 Nxf6 11. f3 O-O 12. Nc3 Rfd8 13. Bg5 h6 14.
Be3 b6 15. g3 c5 16. Kf1 Kf8 17. Na4 Ke8 18. c3 Bd6 19. Rd2 Nd7 20. c4 Ne5
21. Ke2 Nxc4 22. Rc2 Nxe3 23. Kxe3 Be5 24. Nc3 Bxc3 25. Rxc3 Rd4 26. Rac1
Rad8 27. R1c2 a5 28. Rc1 Rd2 29. R1c2 Rxc2 30. Rxc2 Rd1 31. f4 Ke7 32. Ke2
Rh1 33. Kf3 Rd1 34. Ke2 Rd4 35. Ke3 Kd6 36. Rf2 c6 37. h4 b5 38. g4 Rd1 39.
g5 Rh1 40. gxh6 gxh6 41. e5+ Ke7 42. Rd2 Rxh4 43. Rd6 Rh2 44. Rxc6 c4 45. a4
Rxb2 46. axb5 Rxb5 47. Rxc4 Rb3+ 48. Ke2 Rb4 49. Rc5 Ra4 50. Rc6 Ra2+ 51.
Kf1 h5 52. f5 a4 53. Kg1 a3 54. Kh1 h4 55. Ra6 h3 56. Ra7+ Ke8 57. Ra8+ Ke7
58. Ra7+ Kf8 59. f6 Kg8 60. Ra8+ Kh7 61. e6 fxe6 62. f7 Rf2 63. f8=Q Rxf8
64. Rxf8 Kg6 65. Kh2 a2 66. Ra8 Kf5 67. Kxh3 e5 68. Kg2 Kf4 69. Kf1 e4 70.
Rxa2 Kf3 71. Ke1 1:0

Jerry Wheeler(2211) - Donny Gray(2139)   48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
QGD Slav: 3.Nf3

1. d4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 Nf6 4. Qc2 Bg4 5. Ne5 Bh5 6. cxd5 Qxd5 7. e3 e6 8.
Nc3 Bb4 9. Bd2 Qa5 10. f3 Nbd7 11. Nxd7 Nxd7 12. Bd3 Bg6 13. e4 Nf6 14. a3
Bxc3 15. Bxc3 Qb6 16. a4 O-O 17. a5 Qc7 18. O-O Rfd8 19. Rfc1 Rd7 20. b4 a6
21. Bf1 Rad8 22. Qb2 Ne8 23. g3 Qb8 24. Qf2 Qa7 25. Be2 Nd6 26. Bb2 h6 27.
Rd1 Nb5 28. Bxb5 cxb5 29. Rac1 b6 30. axb6 Qxb6 31. Rc5 Qb7 32. Rdc1 Qb6 33.
Rc6 Qb7 34. Qc2 Rd6 35. Rc7 Qb6 36. Qc5 Kh7 37. Kg2 Ra8 38. Qxb6 Rxb6 39.
Ra1 Rd6 40. Kf2 Kg8 41. g4 Kf8 42. Ke3 f6 43. f4 Be8 44. h4 Rd7 45. Rc5 Rb7
46. f5 exf5 47. gxf5 Bf7 48. d5 Be8 49. Bd4 Bd7 50. Rc2 Be8 1:0

Jay Ford(1737) - George Woodbury(1833)   48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Queen's pawn: Yusupov-Rubinstein system

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. e3 c5 4. b3 b6 5. Bb2 Ba6 6. c4 d5 7. Nbd2 Be7 8. Bd3
Bb7 9. O-O O-O 10. Ne5 Nbd7 11. f4 Ne8 12. Bxh7+ Kxh7 13. Qh5+ Kg8 14. Rf3
Nef6 15. Qh3 dxc4 16. Rg3 Nxe5 17. fxe5 Ne4 18. Nxe4 Bxe4 19. Qh6 Bg6 20.
Qh3 Bh4 21. Rg4 Bf2+ 22. Kxf2 Bf5 23. Rxg7+ Kxg7 24. Qg3+ Bg6 25. bxc4 cxd4
26. exd4 Rc8 27. Kg1 Rxc4 28. Rf1 Rc2 29. Ba3 Qxd4+ 30. Kh1 Re8 31. Qg5 Rf2
32. Rc1 Qd2 33. Kg1 0:1

Aaron Craig(1467) - George Woodbury(1833)   48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
French: Rubinstein variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Bg5 Be7 7. Nxf6+
Bxf6 8. Bxf6 Qxf6 9. Bd3 c5 10. c3 O-O 11. Qc2 h6 12. O-O cxd4 13. Nxd4 Nc5
14. Rad1 Nxd3 15. Qxd3 e5 16. Nf3 Bg4 17. Rfe1 Rfd8 18. Qe4 Bxf3 19. Rxd8+
Rxd8 20. Qxf3 Qb6 21. b4 Qa6 22. Rxe5 Qxa2 23. Re1 Qd2 24. Kf1 b5 25. Qe3
Qd6 26. g3 Qc6 27. Kg1 a6 28. f4 Rc8 29. Rc1 Re8 30. Qd3 Rc8 31. Kf2 Qe6 32.
Kf3 Qa2 33. h4 Qe6 34. g4 h5 35. Qf5 hxg4+ 36. Kxg4 Qe2+ 37. Kg5 f6+ 38. Kg6
Qe8# 0:1

Aaron Craig(1467) - Jay Ford(1737)   48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
French: Rubinstein variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Bg5 Be7 7. Nxf6+
Nxf6 8. Bd3 O-O 9. O-O h6 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. c4 c5 12. dxc5 Bxb2 13. Rb1 Bf6
14. Qe2 Qc7 15. Qe4 Rd8 16. Qe3 Bd7 17. Nd2 Bc6 18. Ne4 Bd4 19. Qe2 Be5 20.
f4 Bxf4 21. Qg4 Bxe4 22. Bxe4 Be3+ 23. Kh1 Rd4 24. Rxb7 Qe5 25. Qf3 Qf4 26.
Rxf7 Kxf7 27. Qxf4+ Bxf4 28. Bxa8 Ke7 29. g3 Bg5 30. h4 Bf6 31. Rf4 Rd1+ 32.
Kg2 Rd2+ 33. Rf2 Rxf2+ 34. Kxf2 Bd4+ 35. Ke2 Bxc5 36. Kd3 Kf6 37. Ke4 Bd6
38. g4 a5 39. a4 Bg3 40. h5 Kg5 41. Kf3 e5 42. c5 Bf4 43. c6 e4+ 44. Kxe4
Kxg4 45. Bb7 Bc7 46. Kd5 Kxh5 47. Ke6 1/2-1/2

Terry Jaeger(1443) - Thomas Jones(1037)   48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Robatsch defense: two knights, Suttles variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. Nf3 d6 5. Be2 Nf6 6. O-O Nbd7 7. Be3 Ng4 8.
h3 Nxe3 9. fxe3 Qb6 10. Na4 Qc7 11. c4 a6 12. Nc3 Rb8 13. Rb1 O-O 14. Qe1
Bh6 15. Bd3 b5 16. b3 b4 17. Nd1 e5 18. Qh4 Kg7 19. g4 f6 20. Rb2 Qd8 21.
Rg2 g5 22. Qg3 c5 23. d5 Nb6 24. h4 Bd7 25. Nf2 Nc8 26. Nh3 Ne7 27. hxg5
fxg5 28. Nhxg5 Ng6 29. Nh3 Bxe3+ 30. Kh1 Nf4 31. Nxf4 Bxf4 32. Qh3 Rf6 33.
Rh2 Bxh2 34. Nxh2 Rxf1+ 35. Nxf1 Qg5 36. Ne3 Rf8 37. Nf5+ Bxf5 38. exf5 Rf6
39. Kg2 Rh6 40. Qf3 Kf6 41. Qg3 Qd2+ 42. Kg1 Kg5 43. Bf1 Rh4 44. Bh3 Qd4+
45. Kg2 Qd2+ 46. Kg1 Qc1+ 47. Kg2 Qd2+ 48. Kg1 Qc1+ 49. Kg2 1/2-1/2

Patrick Coleman(1502) - Chase Knowles(1590)   48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Polish (Sokolsky) opening

1. b4 d5 2. Bb2 Bf5 3. e3 e6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. b5 c6 6. a4 Nbd7 7. Be2 Qc7 8. c4
Rc8 9. Nh4 Bg6 10. Nxg6 hxg6 11. Nc3 Rxh2 12. Rxh2 Qxh2 13. Bf3 Qg1+ 14. Ke2
Qxd1+ 15. Kxd1 dxc4 16. Be2 Ne5 17. f4 Nd3 18. Rb1 Bb4 19. Bxd3 cxd3 20.
bxc6 bxc6 21. Ba1 a5 22. Na2 c5 23. Nc3 Kd7 24. Nb5 c4 25. Rc1 Ne4 26. Nc3
Bxc3 27. Bxc3 Nxc3+ 28. dxc3 Rb8 0:1

Jesse Seals(1273) - Jeff Baudendistel(1441)  48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
English: symmetrical variation

1. c4 c5 2. Nc3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 Nf6 5. Nf3 d6 6. O-O O-O 7. d3 Nbd7 8.
a3 a6 9. d4 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Rb8 11. Be3 Ne5 12. b3 Nfd7 13. Qd2 Ng4 14. Rab1
Nxe3 15. Qxe3 Qb6 16. Rfd1 Bxd4 17. Qxd4 Qxd4 18. Rxd4 Ne5 19. Nd5 Nc6 20.
Rd3 f5 21. Nb6 Ne5 22. Rd2 Bd7 23. f4 1:0

Jay Ford(1737) - Jacob Schafer(1502)  48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Queen's pawn: Yusupov-Rubinstein system

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. e3 b6 4. Bd3 Bb7 5. Nbd2 d5 6. b3 Bd6 7. Bb2 Nbd7 8.
O-O O-O 9. Ne5 c5 10. f4 Ne4 11. Rf3 Qe7 12. Rh3 f6 13. Ng4 e5 14. Nxe4 dxe4
15. Bc4+ Kh8 16. dxe5 fxe5 17. Nxe5 Nxe5 18. Rxh7+ Kxh7 19. Qh5# 1:0

Kenneth Turner(1858) - Ronnie Barnes(1600)  48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Giuoco Pianissimo

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Bc5 5. O-O h6 6. Nc3 O-O 7. Be3 Qe7 8.
Nh4 d6 9. Ng6 Qe8 10. Nxf8 Qxf8 11. Bxc5 dxc5 12. f4 Be6 13. Nd5 Qd8 14.
Nxf6+ Qxf6 15. Bxe6 Qxe6 16. f5 Qf6 17. c3 Rd8 18. Qb3 b6 19. Rf3 Rd6 20.
Rg3 Kh7 21. Rf1 a6 22. Rf2 b5 23. h3 b4 24. Qc4 bxc3 25. bxc3 Nd8 26. Qxc5
Rc6 27. Qa3 Nb7 28. Rb2 Nc5 29. Rb8 Qh4 30. Rg4 Qe1+ 31. Kh2 h5 32. Rg3 Qf2
33. Rf3 Qd2 34. Rg3 Qf4 35. d4 h4 36. c4 Nxe4 37. Rh8+ Kxh8 38. Qf8+ Kh7 39.
Qxg7# 1:0

Teja Dasari(1576) - Jesse Seals(1273)  48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Sicilian: Steinitz variation

1. e4 c5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 g6 4. d3 Bg7 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Nge2 O-O 7. O-O e6 8.
Be3 d6 9. Qc1 Re8 10. Bg5 Qd7 11. Qf4 e5 12. Qh4 Qg4 13. Bxf6 Bxf6 14. Qxf6
Re6 15. Qf3 Qg5 16. Nd5 Qd8 17. Bh3 1:0

Jerry Wheeler(2211) - Amir Bakhsheshi(1840)  48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Queen's pawn game, Krause variation

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 c5 3. c4 Nf6 4. e3 Bg4 5. cxd5 cxd4 6. Qa4+ Nbd7 7. Qxd4
Bxf3 8. gxf3 Qa5+ 9. Nc3 Rd8 10. e4 e6 11. dxe6 fxe6 12. Qc4 Qb6 13. Be3 Bc5
14. Bxc5 Nxc5 15. Qb5+ Nfd7 16. Qxb6 Nxb6 17. Bb5+ Ke7 18. Rd1 a6 19. Be2
Rxd1+ 20. Kxd1 Rd8+ 21. Kc2 Nbd7 22. b4 Rc8 23. bxc5 Rxc5 24. a4 Nb6 25. Kd2
Kf6 26. Rb1 Nc4+ 27. Bxc4 Rxc4 28. Rxb7 Rd4+ 29. Ke3 Rc4 30. Kd3 Rc6 31. f4
Rd6+ 32. Ke3 Rc6 33. Kd3 Rd6+ 34. Kc2 Rc6 35. Kb3 h6 36. a5 Rc5 37. Rb6 Rxa5
38. f5 Ke7 39. fxe6 Kd8 40. Nd5 Rb5+ 41. Rxb5 axb5 42. Kb4 g5 43. Kxb5 g4
44. Kc6 h5 45. Kd6 1:0

Kenneth Turner(1858) - Amir Bakhsheshi(1840)  48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Caro-Kann defense

1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Bb5+ Bd7 5. Bxd7+ Nxd7 6. d4 Ngf6 7. O-O
e6 8. Bf4 Rc8 9. Nbd2 Qb6 10. Nb3 Be7 11. h3 O-O 12. Re1 Ne4 13. c3 Ndf6 14.
Qd3 a5 15. Rab1 a4 16. Nbd2 Qa5 17. Ne5 b5 18. f3 Nd6 19. Qe3 Nf5 20. Qf2
Nh5 21. Bh2 Bh4 22. Qe2 Bxe1 23. Rxe1 Nf6 24. Nxf7 Rxf7 25. Qxe6 Re8 0:1

Michael Salzgeber(1069) - Aaron Smith(1772)  48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Modern Defense

1. e4 d6 2. d4 g6 3. f4 Bg7 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. e5 dxe5 6. fxe5 Nd5 7. Bc4 c6 8.
O-O O-O 9. Ng5 b6 10. Nxh7 Kxh7 11. Bxd5 Qxd5 12. Rf4 Rh8 13. Nc3 Qd8 14.
Ne4 Kg8 15. Qf3 Qxd4+ 16. Be3 Qxe5 17. Rxf7 Bf5 18. Ng5 Bf6 19. Rd1 Qxh2+
20. Kf2 Qh4+ 21. Ke2 Qc4+ 22. Kf2 Nd7 23. Bd4 Bxd4+ 24. Rxd4 Qxd4+ 25. Kg3
Qh4#  0:1

Aaron Vancil(1396) - Jesse Seals(1273)  48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Old Benoni defense

1. d4 c5 2. e3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nf3 e6 5. Nc3 b6 6. g3 Bb7 7. Bg2 cxd4 8.
exd4 Ne7 9. O-O O-O 10. b3 Nbc6 11. Be3 Nf5 12. Qd2 Re8 13. Bh3 Nxe3 14.
fxe3 Ne7 15. Bg2 Qc7 16. Nb5 Qb8 17. Rac1 a6 18. Na3 Nf5 19. c5 Bh6 20. Rfe1
bxc5 21. dxc5 Rd8 22. g4 Bxe3+ 23. Rxe3 Nxe3 24. Qxe3 Bc6 25. Qh6 f6 26. g5
f5 27. Nc4 Bxf3 28. Bxf3 Qf4 29. Rf1 Rac8  0:1

Kenneth Turner(1858) - Jacob Schafer(1502)  48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Giuoco Piano

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. Nc3 d6 5. h3 Nf6 6. d3 O-O 7. O-O Be6 8.
Bb3 Nd7 9. Bg5 Qe8 10. Nd5 Bb6 11. a3 Kh8 12. Be3 Ne7 13. Bxb6 Nxd5 14. exd5
Nxb6 15. dxe6 fxe6 16. Ng5 Rf6 17. Ne4 Rf4 18. g3 Qg6 19. Kh2 Rf5 20. Qg4
Qh6 21. h4 Raf8 22. Kg2 Nd7 23. Ng5 Nc5 24. Ba2 Qf6 25. b4 Rxf2+ 26. Rxf2
Qxf2+ 27. Kh3 Qxc2 28. Nxe6 Nxe6 29. Qxe6 Qxd3 30. Bc4 Qe3 31. Rf1 1:0

Brad Smith(1631) - Kenneth Turner(1858)  48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Vienna: Paulsen variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 Bc5 5. d3 d6 6. h3 Be6 7. Na4 Bb6 8.
Nxb6 axb6 9. Ne2 d5 10. Bg5 dxe4 11. dxe4 Qxd1+ 12. Rxd1 Rxa2 13. Rb1 Ke7
14. Nc3 Raa8 15. O-O Nd4 16. Nd5+ Bxd5 17. exd5 Kd6 18. f4 Ne2+ 19. Kf2 Nd4
20. fxe5+ Kxe5 21. Rbe1+ Kd6 22. Kg1 Nxc2 23. Rc1 Nd4 24. Bf4+ Kd7 25. Rxc7+
Kd8 26. Re1 Nh5 27. Bd6 Nb5 28. Ree7 0:1

Thomas Jones(1037) - Jeff Baudendistel(1441)  48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
French defense

1. e4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. e5 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. Bb5 Bd7 6. Bxc6 Bxc6 7. O-O Be7 8.
a4 f6 9. d4 cxd4 10. cxd4 fxe5 11. dxe5 Qb6 12. b3 Bc5 13. Na3 Ne7 14. Rb1
a5 15. Nc2 Bxa4 16. Be3 Bd7 17. Bxc5 Qxc5 18. Ncd4 Qb6 19. Ng5 h6 20. Ngf3
O-O 21. g4 Rf7 22. h4 Raf8 23. h5 Nc6 24. Rb2 Nxd4 25. Qxd4 Qxd4 26. Nxd4
Rf4 27. Ne2 Rxg4+ 28. Ng3 Rf5 29. Kh2 Rxe5 30. f3 Rb4 0:1

Graham Horobetz(1919) - Paul Choate(2060)  48th Mid-South Open   November 29, 2008
Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 e6 3. Bc4 a6 4. a4 Nc6 5. f4 Nge7 6. d3 d5 7. Ba2 g6 8. Nf3
Bg7 9. O-O O-O 10. Bd2 Rb8 11. Qe1 b5 12. axb5 axb5 13. Qh4 f6 14. g4 Nd4
15. Nxd4 cxd4 16. Ne2 dxe4 17. f5 e3 18. Bb4 g5 19. Qg3 Rb7 20. Bc5 Kh8 21.
fxe6 Ng6 22. Nxd4 Re8 23. Qxe3 Qc7 24. b4 Nf4 25. Nf5 Rb8 26. Nd6 Rxe6 27.
Bxe6 Nxe6 28. Ra7 Qc6 29. Rc1 Bf8 30. Nxc8 Nxc5 31. Ne7 Qb6 32. Qxc5 Qd8 33.
Qd5 Bxe7 34. Qxd8+ 1:0

Jeff Baudendistel(1445) - Graham Horobetz(1894)  Game in 90 #6   November 21, 2008
English: symmetrical variation

1. c4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Nf3 g6 4. e3 d6 5. Be2 Bg7 6. O-O e5 7. e4 Nge7 8. d3
h6 9. a3 O-O 10. Rb1 a5 11. Bd2 f5 12. Na4 Bd7 13. Qb3 Kh7 14. Nb6 fxe4 15.
Nxd7 exf3 16. Nxf8+ Qxf8 17. Bxf3 Rb8 18. Bc3 Nd4 19. Bxd4 exd4 20. Qd1 b5
21. cxb5 Rxb5 22. b3 Qb8 23. Qe2 Be5 24. Qc2 Kg7 25. g3 h5 26. Bg2 Nf5 27.
Qc4 h4 28. Be4 a4 29. Bxf5 gxf5 30. f4 Bf6 31. Qd5 Rxb3 32. Rxb3 axb3 33.
Rb1 b2 34. gxh4 c4 35. dxc4 Qb3 36. Kh1 Qd3 37. Rg1+ Kh6 38. Qg2 Qe4 39. a4
b1=Q 40. Rxb1 Qxb1+ 41. Qg1 Qxg1+ 42. Kxg1 d3 43. Kf2 d2 44. Ke2 Bc3 0:1

Tony Maneclang(1589) - Graham Horobetz(1882)  Game in 90 #5   November 14, 2008
QGD Slav: 4.e3 Bf5

1. c4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Bd3 Bxd3 6. Qxd3 e6 7. O-O Be7 8.
Nc3 Nbd7 9. e4 dxe4 10. Nxe4 Nxe4 11. Qxe4 O-O 12. Bf4 Qb6 13. Qc2 Rfd8 14.
Rad1 Rac8 15. Rd3 Nf6 16. Rb3 Qa6 17. Rd1 c5 18. Be5 cxd4 19. Rxd4 Rxd4 20.
Bxd4 Rxc4 21. Qb1 Qxa2 0:1

Chase Knowles(1552) - Robert Beasy(1794)  Game in 55   October 24, 2008
Two knights defense (Modern bishop's opening)

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 Be7 5. c3 O-O 6. Bg5 d6 7. Nbd2 Na5 8.
Bb3 c5 9. Nc4 Nc6 10. a4 Be6 11. Ne3 Ne8 12. Bxe6 fxe6 13. Bxe7 Qxe7 14. Qb3
Rd8 15. Nf5 Qd7 16. Ng5 Rf6 17. Ne3 h6 18. Nf3 Kh8 19. h3 Nc7 20. Ng4 Rf7
21. a5 b5 22. axb6 axb6 23. Ne3 b5 24. Ke2 d5 25. exd5 exd5 26. Qc2 d4 27.
Ng4 e4 28. Nfe5 Nxe5 29. Nxe5 exd3+ 30. Nxd3 c4 31. Ra7 Qe8+ 32. Kf1 cxd3
33. Qxd3 dxc3 34. Qc2 Rd2 35. Qc1 Rfxf2+ 0:1

Tony Maneclang(1595) - John Craycroft(1473) Game in 55   October 24, 2008
Réti: King's Indian attack (Barcza system)

1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. d4 e6 6. O-O Be7 7. Nbd2 O-O 8.
Qc2 Bd7 9. e4 dxe4 10. Nxe4 cxd4 11. Nxd4 Nxd4 12. cxd4 Rc8 13. Qd1 Bc6 14.
Nxf6+ Bxf6 15. Be3 Bxg2 16. Kxg2 Qd5+ 17. Kg1 Rfd8 18. Qa4 Bxd4 19. Rfd1 Rc4
20. Qb3 Qc6 21. Rac1 Rxc1 22. Rxc1 Qe4 23. Bxd4 Qxd4 24. Qxb7 g6 25. Rc7 Rf8
26. b3 Qa1+ 27. Kg2 Qxa2 28. b4 a5 29. b5 a4 30. b6 a3 31. Rc8 Rxc8 32.
Qxc8+ Kg7 33. Qc3+ Kh6 34. b7 Qd5+ 35. Qf3 Qb5 36. Qf4+ g5 37. b8=Q Qd5+ 38.
Qf3 Qxf3+ 39. Kxf3 a2 40. Qb2 1:0

Agene Smith(864) - Tony Maneclang(1553)  Game in 100 #3  October 10, 2008
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. e3 Nf6 4. Bd3 c6 5. Nbd2 Bd6 6. O-O O-O 7. Re1 Nbd7 8.
c4 e5 9. cxd5 Nxd5 10. Nc4 Bb4 11. Bd2 Bxd2 12. Qxd2 exd4 13. e4 N5b6 14.
Nxd4 Nxc4 15. Bxc4 Ne5 16. Bb3 c5 17. f4 Qxd4+ 18. Qxd4 cxd4 19. fxe5 Be6
20. Bxe6 fxe6 21. Rf1 Rac8 22. Rxf8+ Kxf8 23. Rf1+ Ke7 24. Rd1 Rc2 25. Rxd4
Rxb2 26. Ra4 a6 27. Rc4 Rb5 28. Rc7+ Kf8 29. Rc8+ Kf7 30. Rc7+ Kg6 31. Kf2
Rxe5 32. Kf3 Rb5 33. Re7 Kf6 34. Rd7 e5 35. Rd6+ Ke7 36. Rd5 Rxd5 37. exd5
Kd6 38. Ke4 b5 39. g4 a5 40. h4 b4 0:1

Uday Cherukuri(1408) - Allan Bogle(1792)  Game in 100 #3  October 10, 2008
Sicilian defense

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Bc5 5. Nc3 Qb6 6. Nce2 Nc6 7. c3 e5 8.
b4 Bxd4 9. cxd4 Nxd4 10. Nxd4 Qxb4+ 11. Qd2 Qxd2+ 12. Bxd2 exd4 13. Rb1 Nf6
14. Bd3 O-O 15. O-O b6 16. Rb4 Bb7 17. Rxd4 d5 18. exd5 Bxd5 19. Bb4 Rfe8
20. Bb5 Re4 21. Rxe4 Nxe4 22. a3 a6 23. Rd1 Nf6 24. Ba4 b5 25. Bc2 h6 26. h3
a5 27. Bc3 Be4 28. Bxf6 Bxc2 29. Rd8+ Rxd8 30. Bxd8 b4 31. Bxa5 bxa3 32. Kf1
a2 33. Bc3 f5 34. Ke1 g6 35. g3 Kf7 36. Kd2 Bb1 37. h4 Ke6 38. Kc1 Kd5 39.
Kb2 Ke4 40. Ba5 Kf3 41. Bb6 f4 42. Bc7 g5 43. hxg5 fxg3 44. fxg3 hxg5 1/2-1/2

Sam O'Bar(1746) - Alex Sytnytsky(1419)  Game in 100 #3  October 10, 2008
French defense

1. e4 e6 2. d4 c5 3. Nf3 b5 4. Bxb5 Qa5+ 5. Nc3 Bb7 6. d5 Nf6 7. O-O Nxe4 8.
Nxe4 Qxb5 9. Nc3 Qa6 10. Bf4 Be7 11. a4 Qb6 12. a5 Qb4 13. Ra4 Qxb2 14. Qd2
Bf6 15. Be5 Bxe5 16. Nxe5 Bxd5 17. Rb1 Qxb1+ 18. Nxb1 Nc6 19. Nxc6 dxc6 20.
Nc3 Rd8 21. Qe3 O-O 22. Qxc5 Rd7 23. f3 Rb8 24. Rb4 Rxb4 25. Qxb4 f6 26.
Nxd5 cxd5 27. Qb5 Re7 28. Kf2 Kf7 29. Qd3 f5 30. Qd4 Kg6 31. Qe5 Kf7 32. Ke3
Rb7 33. Kd4 Rb4+ 34. Kc5 Rc4+ 35. Kd6 Rxc2 36. Qxe6+ Kf8 37. Qe7+ 1:0

Allan Bogle(1792) - Uday Cherukuri(1408)  Game in 100 #2  October 03, 2008
Bird's opening

1. f4 e6 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 c6 4. b3 d5 5. Bb2 Be7 6. Be2 O-O 7. O-O Qc7 8.
Qe1 Nbd7 9. Qg3 Nb6 10. Kh1 e5 11. Bxe5 Qd8 12. Bb2 Nh5 13. Qf2 Bf5 14. Ne5
Nf6 15. d3 Bc5 16. Nd2 Re8 17. a3 Nbd7 18. Ndf3 Qc7 19. Rae1 Re6 20. Ng5 Re7
21. Qg3 h6 22. Nxd7 Qxd7 23. Bxf6 Rxe3 24. Nf3 Bg4 25. h3 gxf6 26. Qxg4+
Qxg4 27. hxg4 Bxa3 28. Bd1 Rae8 29. Rxe3 Rxe3 30. Re1 Rxe1+ 31. Nxe1 f5 32.
gxf5 Bd6 33. g3 d4 34. Kg2 Kf8 35. Kf3 Ke7 36. Ng2 Bc7 37. Ke4 Bb6 38. Nh4
Kd6 39. Nf3 c5 40. Ne5 Ke7 41. g4 Kf6 42. Nd7+ Ke7 43. Nxb6 axb6 44. Kd5 f6
45. Bf3 Kd7 46. Kc4 Kc7 47. Kb5 1:0

Jon Van Doren(1356) - Alex Sytnytsky(1425)  Game in 100 #2  October 03, 2008
Sicilian: 2...e6

1.e4 e6 2.d4 c5 3.Nf3 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Bc5 5.Be3 e5 6.Nf5 Bxe3 7.Nxe3 Nf6 8.Nc3
O-O 9.Bc4 Qb6 10.Bb3 a6 11.O-O d6 12.Ncd5 Qd8 13.Nxf6+ Qxf6 14.Nd5 Qd8 15.
Qf3 Be6 16.Rad1 Nc6 17.Qd3 Qa5 18.Qc3 Qxc3 19.Nxc3 Bxb3 20.axb3 Nd4 21.Rd2
f5 22.exf5 Rxf5 23.Nd5 Rf7 24.Nb6 Rd8 25.Nc4 b5 26.Nb6 Rf5 27.Nd5 Rg5 28.
Kh1 Kf7 29.b4 Rd7 30.c3 Nb3 31.Re2 Rg6 32.f4 e4 33.Rff2 Re6 34.f5 Re5 35.
Ne3 Nc1 36.Rd2 Nd3 37.Rf1 d5 38.Ng4 Re8 39.f6 Kg6 40.fxg7 Rxg7 41.Ne3 Re5 
42.Ng4 Rf5 43.Rxf5 Kxf5 44.Ne3+ Ke5 45.g3 h5 46.Kg1 Rf7 47.h4 Rf3 48.Re2 
Rxg3+ 49.Kh2 Rf3 50.Kg2 Nf4+  0:1

Darwin Whitten(505) - Gary Pylant(1821)  Game in 100 #1  September 26, 2008
Sicilian defense

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Be2 g6 4. O-O Bg7 5. c3 Nf6 6. a3 O-O 7. b4 cxb4 8.
axb4 Nxe4 9. d3 Nxc3 10. Nxc3 Bxc3 11. Ra3 Bg7 12. b5 Nd4 13. Nd2 Nxb5 14.
Rb3 Nd4 15. Re1 Nxb3 16. Nxb3 d6 17. d4 Qc7 18. Be3 Bf5 19. Bf3 a5 20. g4
Bd7 21. Qd2 a4 22. Rc1 Qb6 23. Na5 Rxa5 24. h4 Rc8 25. Rd1 a3 26. d5 Qb5 27.
Be2 Qa4 28. Re1 a2 29. Ra1 Bxa1 30. Bd1 Qa3 31. Qe2 Bg7 32. Bd2 a1=Q 33. Qe1
Rxd5 34. h5 Rc1 35. Qxe7 Rxd1+ 36. Kg2 Rg1+ 0:1

Aaron Smith(1648) - Alex Sytnytsky(1403)  Game in 90 #4  September 19, 2008
Queen's pawn

1. d4 e6 2. Nf3 c5 3. c3 b5 4. Bf4 Bb7 5. Nbd2 Nf6 6. e3 Qb6 7. Be2 d5 8.
dxc5 Bxc5 9. Nb3 Nbd7 10. Ne5 a6 11. Nxd7 Nxd7 12. Nxc5 Qxc5 13. O-O e5 14.
Bg3 g5 15. Bh5 O-O 16. Qg4 Qe7 17. h4 h6 18. hxg5 hxg5 19. Qf5 f6 20. Bg4
Bc8 21. Qe6+ Qf7 22. Qc6 Ra7 23. Be6 1:0

Ed Hamelrath(1792) - Carlos Sims(2001)  Game in 90 #4  September 19, 2008
Nimzo-Indian: 4.e3

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 c5 6. Bd3 Qa5 7. Qc2 Nc6
8. Bd2 d6 9. Ne2 O-O 10. O-O Qc7 11. f4 b6 12. e4 e5 13. fxe5 dxe5 14. dxe5
Nxe5 15. Bf4 Re8 16. Nd4 Qd7 17. Bxe5 Rxe5 18. Nf3 Rh5 19. e5 Ng4 20. Rae1
Bb7 21. Be4 Re8 22. Bxb7 Qxb7 23. Qd3 Qc7 24. Qd6 Qe7 25. Qd5 h6 26. h3 Nxe5
27. Nxe5 Rxe5 28. Rxe5 Qxe5 29. Qxf7+ Kh8 30. Qxa7 Qxc3 31. Qf7 Re5 32. Qf4
Qe3+ 33. Qxe3 Rxe3 34. Rb1 Re6 35. Kf2 Kg8 36. Rd1 Re4 37. Rd6 Rxc4 38. Rxb6
Rc2+ 39. Kf3 Rxa2 40. Rc6 Rc2 41. Rc7 Kf8 42. Rc8+ Ke7 43. Rc7+ Kf6 44. Rc6+
Kg5 45. Rc7 g6 46. g3 h5 47. h4+ Kf5 48. Rf7+ Ke6 49. Rg7 Rc3+ 50. Kf4 Kf6
51. Rc7 c4 52. Rc6+ Kg7 53. Rc7+ Kh6 54. Rc6 Rc1 55. Kf3 c3 56. Ke2 Rc2+ 57.
Kf3 Kg7 58. Rc7+ Kf6 59. Rc6+ Ke5 60. Rxg6 Rc1 61. Ke2 Rg1 62. Kf2 c2 63.
Rc6 c1=Q 0:1

Alex Sytnytsky(1412) - Ed Hamelrath(1798)  Game in 90 #3  September 12, 2008
Caro-Kann: Hillbilly attack

1. e4 c6 2. Bc4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Bb5+ Nc6 5. Nf3 Bg4 6. Be2 Nf6 7. d3 e6
8. Bg5 Be7 9. O-O h6 10. Bh4 O-O 11. Kh1 Rc8 12. c3 Qb6 13. Qb3 Qc7 14. Qa4
Bxf3 15. Bxf3 a6 16. Bg3 Bd6 17. Qh4 Ne5 18. Bxe5 Bxe5 19. d4 Bd6 20. g3 b5
21. b4 Qc4 22. Rd1 Ra8 23. Kg2 a5 24. Re1 axb4 25. Be2 Qc6 26. Qh3 bxc3 27.
Bxb5 Qxb5 28. Nxc3 Qd7 29. f4 Bb4 30. Rac1 Bxc3 31. Rxc3 Rxa2+ 32. Kg1 Ne4
33. Rf3 Qa7 0:1

Agene Smith(866) - Peter Hayman(1225)  Game in 90 #2,  September 05, 2008
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 Bg4 4. Be2 e6 5. O-O c5 6. c3 Nc6 7. dxc5 Bxc5 8.
Nd4 Bxe2 9. Qxe2 Nxd4 10. exd4 Bd6 11. Nd2 Qc7 12. Nf3 Ng4 13. h3 Nf6 14.
Ne5 Bxe5 15. dxe5 Ne4 16. f3 Ng3 17. Qb5+ Qd7 18. Qxd7+ Kxd7 19. Re1 Rac8
20. Bf4 Nf5 21. Rac1 Rc4 22. b3 Rxf4 23. Rcd1 b5 24. Kh2 Rc8 25. Re4 Rxe4
26. fxe4 Ne7 27. Rd3 Kc6 28. exd5+ Nxd5 29. c4 bxc4 30. bxc4 Nb6 31. c5 Nd5
32. Rf3 Rc7 33. Rg3 g6 34. Rb3 Rb7 0:1

Edgar Davison(1806) - Graham Horobetz(1849)  Game in 90 #2,  September 05, 2008
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 d5 2. e3 c5 3. c3 Nf6 4. Bd3 e6 5. Nd2 b6 6. f4 Bb7 7. Qf3 Nbd7 8. Nh3
cxd4 9. exd4 Bd6 10. O-O Qc7 11. a4 h6 12. Rf2 Rg8 13. g3 g5 14. fxg5 hxg5
15. Bb5 g4 16. Qxf6 Rf8 17. Nf4 Be7 18. Qg7 a6 19. Bxd7+ Kxd7 20. Qxg4 Rg8
21. Qe2 a5 22. Nf3 Ba6 23. Ne5+ Kc8 24. Qh5 Rg7 25. Qh8+ 1:0

Graham Horobetz(1863) - Edgar Davison(1797) Game in 90,  August 29, 2008
Pirc: Austrian attack, 6.Bd3

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. f4 Bg7 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Bd3 Bg4 7. Be3 Nbd7 8.
h3 Bxf3 9. Qxf3 c5 10. Ne2 Qa5+ 11. c3 cxd4 12. Nxd4 Nh5 13. O-O e5 14. Nf5
gxf5 15. Qxh5 fxe4 16. Bxe4 Nf6 17. Qf3 Nxe4 18. Qxe4 d5 19. Qf3 d4 20. Bd2
Qb6 21. cxd4 exd4 22. f5 Bf6 23. Bh6 Rfe8 24. Qd3 Re2 25. Rfe1 Rae8 26. Rxe2
Rxe2 27. Qxe2 d3+ 28. Be3 dxe2 29. Bxb6 axb6 30. Re1 Bxb2 31. Rxe2 Bd4+ 32.
Kf1 Bc5 33. Re8+ Kg7 34. Rb8 Kf6 35. Rxb7 h5 36. g4 hxg4 37. hxg4 Bd4 38.
Ke2 Bc5 39. Kd3 Bf2 40. Kc4 Be3 41. Kb5 Kg5 42. Rxf7 Kxg4 43. a4 Kg5 44. Rb7
Kxf5 45. Rxb6 Ke5 46. a5 1:0

Agene Smith(865) - Felix Springfield(1324)  Game in 75,  August 22, 2008
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Bf5 3. e3 Nd7 4. c3 e6 5. Bd3 Bxd3 6. Qxd3 Bd6 7. O-O f5 8.
Nbd2 Ngf6 9. Ne1 Bxh2+ 10. Kxh2 Ng4+ 11. Kg1 Qh4 12. Nef3 Qh5 13. Re1 O-O
14. Nf1 e5 15. Ng3 Qg6 16. dxe5 Ndxe5 17. Qxd5+ Nf7 18. Nxf5 Qh5 19. Ne7+
Kh8 20. Qxh5 Nf6 21. Qh4 Rae8 22. Nf5 Re4 23. Qh3 Rg4 24. Nh2 Rg6 25. Ne7
Rh6 26. Qe6 Ng5 27. Qc4 Nfe4 28. f4 Nd6 29. Qxc7 Nge4 30. Rf1 Ng3 31. Rf2
Nde4 32. Rc2 Rd6 33. Bd2 Ne2+ 34. Kh1 Nf2# 0:1

Peter Hayman(1295) - Allan Bogle(1795)  Game in 75,  August 22, 2008
Polish defense

1. d4 b5 2. e3 Bb7 3. Nf3 a6 4. c4 bxc4 5. Bxc4 e6 6. Nbd2 Nf6 7. Qb3 Bxf3
8. gxf3 Nc6 9. a3 Na5 10. Qd3 Nxc4 11. Nxc4 Be7 12. Bd2 O-O 13. Rc1 Qb8 14.
b4 g6 15. Ne5 c6 16. h4 Qb5 17. Qxb5 axb5 18. Ra1 Ra4 19. Ke2 Rfa8 20. e4
Rxa3 21. Rxa3 Rxa3 22. h5 Ra2 23. hxg6 hxg6 24. Kd3 Ra3+ 25. Ke2 Ra4 26. Rg1
Bxb4 27. Bg5 Ra2+ 28. Kd3 Kg7 29. Bxf6+ Kxf6 30. Nxd7+ Kg7 31. Ne5 Rxf2 32.
Rc1 Bd6 33. Rxc6 Bxe5 34. dxe5 Rxf3+ 35. Kd4 b4 36. Rc2 g5 37. Rb2 b3 0:1

Gary Pylant(1820) - Sanford Merrill(1216)  Game in 75,  August 22, 2008
Caro-Kann defense

1. e4 c6 2. d4 e6 3. Nf3 Be7 4. Bd3 Nf6 5. O-O d6 6. c4 b6 7. Nc3 Bb7 8. Re1
Qc7 9. Bg5 Nbd7 10. e5 Ng8 11. Bxe7 Nxe7 12. Qe2 d5 13. cxd5 Nxd5 14. Nxd5
cxd5 15. Rac1 Qd8 16. Rc2 Rc8 17. Rec1 Rxc2 18. Qxc2 Ke7 19. Qb3 f6 20. Qa3+
Kf7 21. Qxa7 Qa8 22. Qxa8 Rxa8 23. Rc7 Bc8 24. a3 Ke7 25. Kf1 Kd8 26. Rc6
Ke7 27. Bb5 Ba6 28. Bxa6 Rxa6 29. Ke2 Ra5 30. Kd3 Rb5 31. b4 fxe5 32. dxe5
d4 33. Kxd4 Rd5+ 34. Ke4 Rd1 35. Rc3 Ra1 36. Kf4 Ra2 37. Kg3 Re2 38. Re3 Rd2
39. Nxd2 1:0

Carlos Sims(1996) - Alex Sytnytsky(1463) Game in 75,  August 22, 2008
Polish defense

1. d4 b5 2. Nf3 Bb7 3. e3 Bxf3 4. Qxf3 c6 5. Bxb5 e6 6. O-O Nf6 7. Bd3 d5 8.
c4 g5 9. cxd5 g4 10. Qe2 exd5 11. e4 dxe4 12. Bxe4 Qe7 13. Re1 h6 14. Nc3
Kd7 15. Bf5+ Kd8 16. Qd1 Qb4 17. d5 Bd6 18. dxc6 Nxc6 19. a3 Qd4 20. Nb5
Bxh2+ 21. Kxh2 g3+ 22. fxg3 Qd5 23. Qxd5+ Nxd5 24. Rd1 Ne7 25. Be4 Rb8 26.
Bxd5 Rxb5 27. Bc6+ 1:0

Peter Hayman(1295) Gary Pylant(1819) Friday Night Fun Returns 12!  August 15, 2008
Queen's Indian defense

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 b6 3. Bg5 Ne4 4. e3 Nxg5 5. Nxg5 Bb7 6. Qg4 e6 7. Bd3 f5 8.
Qg3 Bd6 9. f4 O-O 10. Nd2 Nc6 11. O-O-O Nb4 12. a3 Nxd3+ 13. cxd3 c5 14. Nc4
Be7 15. dxc5 Bxc5 16. Ne5 Rc8 17. Kb1 Be7 18. Qh3 Bxg5 19. fxg5 Qxg5 20.
Nxd7 Rfd8 21. Ne5 Qxg2 22. Qxg2 Bxg2 23. Rhg1 Bd5 24. Rg3 Bb3 25. Rdg1 Rc7
26. d4 Bc2+ 27. Ka1 Be4 28. h4 Rdc8 29. h5 Rc1+ 30. Rxc1 Rxc1+ 31. Ka2 Bd5+
32. b3 Rc2+ 33. Kb1 Rh2 34. Rg5 Bxb3 35. Nd7 Bc2+ 36. Ka1 Kf7 37. Ne5+ Kf6
38. Rg3 Be4 39. a4 Rxh5 40. Nd7+ Kf7 41. Ne5+ Kg8 42. Nd7 Rh1+ 43. Ka2 Rh6
44. Kb2 0:1

Ed Hamelrath(1741) Terry Jaeger(1475)  Friday Night Fun Returns 12!  August 15, 2008
Benoni: classical with e4 and Nf3

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 e6 4. Nc3 exd5 5. cxd5 d6 6. e4 g6 7. Nf3 Bg7 8.
Bd3 O-O 9. O-O Nbd7 10. Bg5 Ne5 11. Nxe5 dxe5 12. Qd2 Bd7 13. a4 a6 14. a5
b5 15. axb6 Qxb6 16. Na4 Qb4 17. Qxb4 cxb4 18. Bxf6 Bxf6 19. Nb6 Ra7 20.
Nxd7 Rxd7 21. Rxa6 Rc8 22. Rxf6 1:0

Alex Sytnytsky(1465) - Graham Horobetz(1820)  Friday Night Fun Returns 12!  August 15, 2008
English: symmetrical variation

1. c4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Nf3 d6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 g6 6. Qa4 Bd7 7. Nxc6 Bxc6
8. Qc2 Bg7 9. Bd2 Nf6 10. e3 Qd7 11. f3 a6 12. Bd3 Rc8 13. O-O O-O 14. Rae1
b5 15. b3 a5 16. Ne4 b4 17. Nxf6+ Bxf6 18. Qb1 Rfd8 19. Rd1 d5 20. Rf2 e5
21. cxd5 Bxd5 22. Be4 Bxe4 23. fxe4 Bg5 24. Bxb4 Qxd1+ 0:1

Ed Hamelrath(1747) - Johnny York(1401)  The Tourn 2  August 08, 2008
QGD Slav defense: exchange variation

1. d4 c6 2. c4 d5 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. Nf3 e6 6. Bf4 Bd6 7. Bg3 Nc6 8.
e3 a6 9. Bd3 Bd7 1:0

Agene Smith(870) - Gary Pylant(1818)  The Tourn 2  August 08, 2008
Old Benoni defense

1. d4 c5 2. Nf3 cxd4 3. Nxd4 Nf6 4. e3 g6 5. Be2 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nd2 d6 8.
f4 Nc6 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. Bd3 Rb8 11. f5 d5 12. fxg6 hxg6 13. Qf3 e5 14. e4
Qb6+ 15. Kh1 Bg4 16. Qg3 Qc7 17. exd5 cxd5 18. Nf3 Rfe8 19. Ng5 Qd7 20. a4
Re7 21. h3 Be6 22. Nxe6 Qxe6 23. b3 Nh5 24. Qg4 e4 25. Qxe6 fxe6 26. Rb1
exd3 27. cxd3 Ng3+ 28. Kh2 Nf5 29. Bg5 Be5+ 30. Bf4 Bxf4+ 31. Rxf4 Reb7 32.
b4 Kg7 33. b5 a6 34. Rfb4 axb5 35. Rxb5 Rxb5 36. axb5 Rb6 37. g4 Nd6 38. Kg3
Rxb5 39. Rxb5 Nxb5 40. g5 e5 41. Kg4 Nd6 42. h4 Nf7 43. h5  0:1

Tony Maneclang(1569) - Allan Bogle(1783)   The Tourn 2  August 08, 2008
Sicilian defense

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Bc5 5. Nb3 Be7 6. Nc3 a6 7. Be2 b5 8.
a3 Bb7 9. Bf3 Qc7 10. O-O Nc6 11. g3 Nf6 12. Be3 Ne5 13. Bg2 O-O 14. Bf4 d6
15. Bxe5 dxe5 16. Qe2 Rfd8 17. Rfd1 g6 18. Rxd8+ Rxd8 19. Rd1 b4 20. axb4
Bxb4 21. Rxd8+ Qxd8 22. Na2 Qb6 23. Nxb4 Qxb4 24. Qd2 Qb6 25. Qe2 a5 26. Qc4
Qd6 27. Nc5 Bc6 28. b3 Qd1+ 29. Bf1 Qe1 30. Qe2 Qxe2 31. Bxe2 Bxe4 32. Nxe4
Nxe4 33. f3 Nc3 34. Bc4 Kf8 35. Kf2 Ke7 36. Ke3 Kd6 37. Kd3 Nd5 38. Ke2 f5
39. Kf2 Kc5 40. Bd3 Kd4 41. Ke2 Nb4 42. Kd2 Nxd3 43. cxd3 g5 0:1

Carlos Sims(1995) - Graham Horobetz(1807)   The Tourn 2  August 08, 2008
Nimzo-Indian: Sämisch variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. a3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 O-O 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 d6 8.
e3 Nc6 9. Bd3 e5 10. h3 Qe7 11. d5 Nb8 12. e4 Nbd7 13. Ne2 Nc5 14. Qc2 Bd7
15. a4 a5 16. Bxf6 Qxf6 17. O-O Qg6 18. Ng3 Nxd3 19. Qxd3 f5 20. exf5 Bxf5
21. Nxf5 Qxf5 22. Qe3 Qf4 23. Qe2 Rf6 24. c5 dxc5 25. Qb5 b6 26. Qd7 e4 27.
Qe7 Raf8 28. Rae1 Qd2 29. Qxe4 Rxf2 30. Rxf2 Qxf2+ 31. Kh1 Qf4 32. Qe2 Qd6
33. Qe4 Rf4 34. Qe3 Rxa4 35. Qe8+ Kh7 36. Qxa4 Qxd5 37. Qc2+ g6 38. Re7+ Kh8
39. Qxg6 Qd1+ 40. Kh2 Qd6+ 41. Qxd6 cxd6 42. Rb7 1:0

Christopher Hilliard(1568) - Peter Hayman(1253)   The Tourn  August 01, 2008
French: exchange variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Bd3 Nf6 5. Nf3 Bg4 6. Be3 Bb4+ 7. c3 Bd6
8. Nbd2 O-O 9. Qc2 h6 10. h3 Be6 11. g4 g5 12. O-O-O Nbd7 13. Nf1 Re8 14.
Ng3 Bxg3 15. fxg3 Bxg4 16. hxg4 Rxe3 17. Qg2 Nxg4 18. Bf5 Ndf6 19. Nxg5 hxg5
20. Qh3 Kf8 21. Bxg4 Nxg4 22. Qxg4 Qf6 23. Rdf1 Qg7 24. Qd7 Re7 25. Qxd5
Rae8 26. Qxb7 c5 27. Qd5 cxd4 28. Qxd4 Qxd4 29. cxd4 Rc7+ 30. Kd2 Rec8 31.
Rh8+ Ke7 32. Rxc8 Rxc8 33. Kd3 f6 34. Rh1 Rc7 35. Rh7+ Kd6 36. Rxc7 Kxc7 37.
Ke4 Kd6 38. Kf5 Kd5 39. Kxf6 Kxd4 40. Kxg5 a5 41. Kf5 Kd3 42. a3 Kc2 43. b4
a4 44. b5 Kb3 45. b6 Kxa3 46. b7 Ka2 47. b8=Q 1:0

Tony Maneclang(1577) - Edgar Davison(1797)   The Tourn  August 01, 2008
Pirc: classical, h3 system

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. h3 Bg7 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 Nbd7 7. O-O e5 8.
Bg5 h6 9. Be3 c6 10. Qd2 Kh7 11. dxe5 dxe5 12. Bd3 Nh5 13. Nh2 g5 14. g3 Rg8
15. Ng4 Qe7 16. Kg2 Ndf6 17. Nxf6+ Bxf6 18. Qe2 Nf4+ 19. Bxf4 gxf4 20. g4
Be6 21. a3 Rg6 22. Rg1 Rag8 23. f3 h5 24. Kf1 Bh4 25. Nd1 Bg3 26. Qg2 Rh6
27. Rh1 Qh4 28. Nf2 Bxf2 29. Qxf2 hxg4 30. Qxh4 Rxh4 31. fxg4 Bxg4 32. Kf2
Be6 33. Rag1 Rxg1 34. Kxg1 Rxh3 35. Rxh3+ Bxh3 36. Kf2 Bg4 37. b4 Kg6 38. a4
f5 39. c3 fxe4 40. Bxe4+ Bf5 41. Bf3 e4 42. Bd1 e3+ 43. Kf3 Kg5 44. Bb3 Bg4+
45. Kg2 e2 46. Kf2 Kf5 47. a5 Ke4 48. Bc2+ Ke5 49. Bb3 f3 50. Bc2 Be6 51.
Bd3 Kd5 52. Ke1 c5 53. bxc5 Kxc5 54. Kf2 Bd5 55. Ke1 b5 56. axb6 axb6 57.
Kf2 b5 58. Ke1 b4 59. cxb4+ Kxb4 60. Bxe2 1/2-1/2

Carlos Sims(1990) - Ed Hamelrath(1739)   The Tourn  August 01, 2008
Richter-Veresov attack

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. Nc3 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. e3 h6 6. Bh4 c5 7. Ne5 Nc6 8.
Bb5 Rc8 9. g4 Bh7 10. a3 cxd4 11. Qxd4 Bd6 12. f4 O-O 13. Bxc6 bxc6 14. g5
c5 15. Qd1 Bxe5 16. fxe5 Ne4 17. Nxe4 Bxe4 18. Qg4 hxg5 19. Bxg5 Bf5 20. Qg3
Qa5+ 21. c3 Qa4 22. Rg1 Qe4 23. Be7 Bg6 24. Bxf8 Kxf8 25. h4 Ke7 26. h5 Bf5
27. Rd1 d4 28. cxd4 cxd4 29. Qf4 d3 30. Qxe4 Bxe4 31. Rxg7 Rc2 32. Rd2 Rc1+
33. Kf2 Rh1 34. Rg1 Rxh5 35. Kg3 Rg5+ 36. Kf4 Rxg1 37. Kxe4 Rg4+ 38. Kxd3
Rg5 39. Kd4 Rg4+ 40. e4 Ke8 41. Rc2 Kd7 42. Rc4 Rg2 43. b3 Rb2 44. Rc3 Rh2 1:0

Austin McGregor(1178) - Graham Horobetz(1802)   The Multi Section Tourn  July 25, 2008
Sicilian: accelerated fianchetto, modern variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. Bd3 d5
8. O-O e6 9. Qf3 Ne7 10. Bd2 O-O 11. Rfe1 d4 12. Ne2 c5 13. c3 e5 14. cxd4
cxd4 15. Rac1 Bb7 16. Ng3 f5 17. Qe2 Kh8 18. exf5 gxf5 19. Bg5 e4 20. Bc4 d3
21. Bxd3 exd3 22. Qxe7 Qd5 23. f3 Bd4+ 24. Be3 d2 25. Bxd4+ Qxd4+ 26. Qe3
Qxe3+ 27. Rxe3 dxc1=Q+ 28. Kf2 f4 0:1

Graham Horobetz(1802) - Alex Sytnytsky(1400)   The Multi Section Tourn  July 25, 2008
Philidor's defense

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Bg4 4. dxe5 Bxf3 5. Qxf3 dxe5 6. Bc4 Qf6 7. Qb3 b6
8. Nc3 Qg6 9. Be3 Nf6 10. O-O-O Be7 11. Nb5 Na6 12. Qa4 Qxe4 13. Nd6+ 1:0

Micah Lacefield(1830) - Paul Smith(1850)   The Multi Section Tourn  July 25, 2008
Sicilian: Najdorf, Lipnitzky attack

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bc4 e6 7. Bb3 Nbd7 8.
Be3 Nc5 9. f3 Nxb3 10. axb3 Be7 11. Qd2 Bd7 12. O-O O-O 13. Kh1 Qc7 14. f4
b5 15. Rfd1 b4 16. Na4 Nxe4 17. Qxb4 Nf6 18. Qb6 Qc8 19. Qa5 Nd5 20. Nb6
Nxb6 21. Qxb6 e5 22. fxe5 dxe5 23. Nf3 Bg4 24. Rf1 Qxc2 25. Nxe5 Be6 26. Nc6
Bf6 27. Nd4 Qe4 28. Nxe6 Qxe6 29. Qxe6 fxe6 1/2-1/2

Paul Smith(1850) - Allan Bogle(1776)   The Multi Section Tourn  July 25, 2008
Sicilian defense

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Bc5 5. Nb3 Be7 6. c4 b6 7. Bd3 Bb7 8.
Qg4 g6 9. O-O Nc6 10. Nc3 Ne5 11. Qe2 Nxd3 12. Qxd3 Nf6 13. e5 Nh5 14. Bh6
a6 15. f4 Bf8 16. Bxf8 Rxf8 17. Ne4 Bxe4 18. Qxe4 Rc8 19. Rac1 Ke7 20. Rfd1
Qc7 21. Qe1 Rfd8 22. Qh4+ Kf8 23. g4 Ng7 24. Qxh7 f5 25. Qxg6 d6 26. gxf5
Nxf5 27. Qxe6 Qg7+ 28. Kf2 Qg4 29. Qf6+ Ke8 30. Qg5 Qxg5 31. fxg5 dxe5 32.
Rxd8+ Kxd8 33. Kf3 Ke7 34. Re1 Ke6 35. Re4 Nd6 36. Nd4+ Kd7 37. Rxe5 Nxc4
38. Rd5+ Ke7 39. b3 Rf8+ 40. Kg3 Nd6 41. h4 Ne4+ 42. Kg4 Nf2+ 43. Kh5 Rh8+
44. Kg6 Nh3 45. Nf5+ Ke8 46. Kg7 Rh5 47. g6 Nf4 48. Nd6+ Ke7 49. Nc8+ Ke6 1:0