Games 2012 Part 1
This page was last updated on: 17 September, 2016
Siva Yanamandra(1573) - Sam O'Bar(1882)  Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 18, 2012, round 5
QGD: exchange, positional line

1. d4 e6 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 Be7 6. Nf3 O-O 7. g3 c6 8.
Bg2 h6 9. Bf4 Bf5 10. O-O Re8 11. Re1 Nbd7 12. Ne5 Bb4 13. a3 Bxc3 14. bxc3
g5 15. Nxd7 Qxd7 16. Bd2 Ne4 17. f3 Nd6 18. g4 Bg6 19. Bf1 Re7 20. h4 f6 21.
h5 Bh7 22. Bc1 Ne4 23. Bb2 Qc7 24. Bg2 Qg3 25. Rf1 Nd6 26. Bc1 Rae8 27. Rf2
Nc4 28. Ra2 f5 29. Qf1 Ne3 30. Bxe3 Rxe3 31. Qc1 fxg4 32. fxg4 Qxg4 33. Kf1
Be4 34. Qxe3 Bxg2+ 35. Rxg2 Qxg2+ 36. Kxg2 Rxe3 37. Rc2 Re4 38. Kf3 Rh4 39.
e3 Kf7 40. Rf2 Rxh5 41. Kg4+ Kg6 42. Rf8 Rh1 43. Rd8 h5+ 44. Kf3 Ra1 45.
Rd6+ Kf5 46. Rd7 g4+ 47. Kg3 Rxa3 48. Rxb7 Rxc3 49. Rxa7 Rxe3+ 0-1

Forrest White(1235) - Cydney James(1196)  Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 18, 2012, round 5
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 Nf6 2. d5 d6 3. Nc3 e6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e4 O-O 6. h4 h6 7. Bxh6 gxh6 8.
Qd2 Kh7 9. Bd3 e5 10. f4 Rg8 11. f5 Rg7 12. h5 Qg8 13. Rh2 b6 14. O-O-O Nfd7
15. Kb1 a5 16. Nf3 a4 17. Nh4 Bxh4 18. Rxh4 Rxg2 19. Qe3 Nc5 20. f6 Nxd3 21.
Qxd3 Qg5 22. Qh3 Bxh3 23. Rxh3 Qxf6 24. Nb5 Qf2 25. Rc3 Rg1 26. Rc1 Rxc1+
27. Kxc1 Qe1# 0-1

Andy Sorensen(1749) - Kenneth Turner(1934)   Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 18, 2012, round 5
QGD: Neo-orthodox variation, 7.Bh4

1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 e6 3. c4 Nf6 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 O-O 7. e3 Nbd7 8.
Ne5 Nxe5 9. dxe5 Nd7 10. Bxe7 Qxe7 11. cxd5 Nxe5 12. dxe6 Bxe6 13. Be2 Qb4
14. Qd4 Nc6 15. Qxb4 Nxb4 16. O-O Rfd8 17. a3 Nd3 18. Bxd3 Rxd3 19. Rfd1
Rad8 20. Rxd3 Rxd3 21. Rd1 Rxd1+ 22. Nxd1 Kf8 23. Nc3 Ke7 24. Kf1 Kd6 25. b4
b6 26. a4 c5 27. b5 Bb3 28. Ke2 c4 29. e4 Kc5 30. Ke3 Bxa4 31. Nxa4+ Kxb5
32. Nc3+ Kc5 33. Kd2 b5 34. Kc2 b4 35. Ne2 a5 36. f4 a4 37. g3 a3 38. e5 Kd5
39. h3 h5 40. Kc1 Ke4 41. Kb1 g6 42. g4 hxg4 43. hxg4 g5 44. e6 fxe6 45.
fxg5 Ke5 46. Nc1 b3 47. Ne2 Kd6 48. Nc3 Ke7 49. Ne4 Kf8 50. Nd2 a2+ 51. Ka1
b2+ 52. Kxa2 c3 53. Ne4 Ke8 0-1

Emmanuel Paxton(1461) - Cem Akkus(1503)   Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 18, 2012, round 5
Robatsch (modern) defense

1. d4 g6 2. e4 Bg7 3. Nf3 d5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. Nc3 Qd8 6. Bc4 Bg4 7. O-O Bxf3
8. Qxf3 e6 9. Qxb7 Nd7 10. Bb5 Bxd4 11. Bxd7+ Kxd7 12. Rd1 e5 13. Ne2 Ke7
14. Nxd4 exd4 15. Qe4+ Kf8 16. Qxd4 Qxd4 17. Rxd4 c6 18. Bf4 h5 19. Re1 Rh7
20. Bd6+ Kg7 21. Be5+ f6 22. Rd7+ Kh6 23. Rxh7+ Kxh7 24. Bg3 Rd8 25. Kf1 Rd2
26. Rc1 f5 27. Ke1 Rd4 28. c3 Re4+ 29. Kd2 g5 30. f3 Ra4 31. a3 h4 32. Be5
f4 33. Bd4 Nh6 34. Re1 Nf7 35. Re7 Kg6 36. Rxa7 Rxa7 37. Bxa7 Ne5 38. a4 Kf5
39. Bd4 Nc4+ 40. Kc2 g4 41. b3 gxf3 42. bxc4 fxg2 43. a5 Kg4 44. a6 Kh3 45.
a7 Kxh2 46. a8=Q g1=Q 47. Bxg1+ Kxg1 48. Qxc6 h3 49. Qc5+ Kg2 50. Qg5+ Kf3
51. Qg1 1-0

Bo Huang(1847) - David Huang(2052)   Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 18, 2012, round 5
Grünfeld: 5.Bg5

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. d4 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 d5 5. Bg5 Ne4 6. Bf4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 dxc4
8. e3 O-O 9. Bxc4 c5 10. O-O Nc6 11. Rb1 a6 12. Qe2 b5 13. Bd3 c4 14. Be4
Bb7 15. Rfd1 e6 16. d5 exd5 17. Bxd5 Qa5 18. Nd4 Nxd4 0-1

Ilkin Rzayev(1759) - Siva Yanamandra(1573)   Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 18, 2012, round 4
King's Indian: Larsen variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be3 Nbd7 7. Be2 e5 8.
d5 Ng4 9. O-O Nxe3 10. fxe3 f5 11. exf5 gxf5 12. e4 f4 13. h3 a5 14. Nh2 Nf6
15. a3 Nd7 16. b4 axb4 17. axb4 Rxa1 18. Qxa1 Qg5 19. Nb5 Nf6 20. Bg4 Nxg4
21. Nxg4 h5 22. Nf2 f3 23. g4 hxg4 24. hxg4 Bxg4 25. Nxg4 Qxg4+ 26. Kf2 Qg2+ 0-1

Sarthak Bansal(1030) - Jim Culhane(1286)  Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 18, 2012, round 4
Queen's pawn: stonewall attack

1. d4 d5 2. e3 Nf6 3. Bd3 Bg4 4. Nf3 e6 5. Nbd2 Bb4 6. c3 Ba5 7. Qa4+ c6 8.
O-O O-O 9. h3 Bh5 10. b4 Bc7 11. Qc2 Bg6 12. Bxg6 fxg6 13. Re1 Qd6 14. e4
dxe4 15. Nxe4 Nxe4 16. Qxe4 Rxf3 17. Qxf3 Qh2+ 18. Kf1 Nd7 19. Qg3 Bxg3 20.
fxg3 Rf8+ 21. Ke2 Qxg2+ 22. Kd1 Qf3+ 23. Re2 Qxc3 24. Bb2 Rf1+ 25. Re1 Rxe1# 0-1

Shaun Burgess(1463) - George Elgin(1753)  Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 18, 2012, round 4
French: Winawer, advance, positional main line

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Ne7 5. Nf3 c5 6. a3 Bxc3+ 7. bxc3 Bd7 8.
c4 cxd4 9. Qxd4 Nbc6 10. Qg4 Ng6 11. Bb2 Qa5+ 12. Kd1 O-O-O 13. Rb1 Kb8 14.
Qg3 Ka8 15. h4 dxc4 16. Bxc4 Nce7 17. Ng5 Bb5+ 18. Bd3 Bxd3 19. cxd3 Qa4+
20. Kd2 Nf4 21. d4 Rxd4+ 22. Ke1 Qc2 0-1

Depak Bhat(1330) - Emmanuel Paxton(1461)  Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 18, 2012, round 4
Sicilian: closed, 2...Nc6

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. d3 Nf6 4. Nf3 d6 5. h3 Bd7 6. Be2 e6 7. O-O Be7 8.
Be3 O-O 9. d4 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Nxd4 11. Bxd4 Bc6 12. Bd3 Qc7 13. Qf3 Rfc8 14.
Ne2 d5 15. e5 Ne4 16. Bxe4 dxe4 17. Qg3 Bd5 18. c3 Bc5 19. Nf4 Bxd4 20. cxd4
Qb6 21. Rad1 Qxb2 22. a3 Rc3 23. Qg4 Qxa3 24. Nh5 Qf8 25. Nf6+ Kh8 26. Nh5
a5 27. Nf4 g6 28. Nxd5 exd5 29. Qd7 Rd8 30. Qxb7 Qb4 31. Qxf7 Qf8 32. Qa7
Ra8 33. Qb6 Qd8 34. Qb2 Qc7 35. Rc1 Rc8 36. Ra1 Qc4 37. h4 Qxd4 38. Rxa5
Qxe5 39. Rfa1 Rc1+ 40. Rxc1 Qxb2 41. Rxc8+ Kg7 42. Rxd5 Kf6 43. Rc6+ Ke7 44.
Rc7+ Ke6 45. Rcd7 Qc1+ 46. Rd1 Qh6 47. g3 e3 48. R7d6+ Ke5 49. R6d5+ Ke4 50.
fxe3 Qxe3+ 51. Kh2 Qf2+ 52. Kh3 Qf7 53. R5d4+ Ke5 54. Rd8 Qf5+ 55. Kh2 Qf2+
56. Kh3 Qb6 57. Re8+ Kf6 58. Rf1+ Kg7 59. h5 gxh5 60. Re7+ Kg6 0-1

Arun Jambulapati(1407) - Qiyu Han(1524)   Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 18, 2012, round 4
Bird's opening

1. f4 d5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. e3 a6 4. b3 Bg4 5. d4 e6 6. Nbd2 Nf6 7. a3 Bd6 8. Bd3
O-O 9. O-O Ne7 10. Qe1 Bxf3 11. Nxf3 c5 12. Bb2 Nc6 13. Ne5 Nd7 14. Rf3 f5
15. Rh3 Ncxe5 16. dxe5 Bc7 17. Qe2 g6 18. Rf1 Qe7 19. Rff3 Rf7 20. Rfg3 Rg7
21. Rg5 Bd8 22. Rh6 Qf8 23. Rg3 Qf7 24. Rgh3 a5 0-1

Sam O'Bar(1882) - Andy Sorensen(1749)   Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 18, 2012, round 4
French: classical, Rubinstein variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e5 Nfd7 6. Bxe7 Qxe7 7. Qd2 a6 8.
f4 c5 9. Nf3 Nc6 10. dxc5 Nxc5 11. Bd3 f6 12. O-O Nxd3 13. cxd3 f5 14. Rac1
O-O 15. d4 Bd7 16. Ne1 b5 17. Ne2 Rfc8 18. Nd3 b4 19. Nc5 Be8 20. Rc2 h6 21.
Rfc1 g5 22. fxg5 hxg5 23. Nxe6 Qxe6 24. Qxg5+ Kf8 25. Nf4 Qf7 26. Qh6+ Ke7
27. Qd6# 1-0

Graham Horobetz(2076) - Bo Huang(1847)  Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 17, 2012, round 3
Sicilian: Najdorf, 6.Bg5

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 Nbd7 7. f4 h6 8.
Bh4 Qb6 9. Qd2 Qxb2 10. Rb1 Qa3 11. Bc4 e6 12. O-O Qc5 13. Bxe6 fxe6 14. Kh1
Qc4 15. e5 Nd5 16. Ne4 Nc5 17. Nxd6+ Bxd6 18. exd6 O-O 19. Rf3 Ne4 0-1

Saumil Bansal(1161) - Jim Culhane(1268)  Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 17, 2012, round 3
Old Indian defense

1. d4 d6 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. e4 e5 5. dxe5 Nxe5 6. Be2 Bg4 7. Bxg4 Nfxg4
8. Bf4 Qf6 9. Nd5 Qd8 10. Bxe5 Nxe5 11. b3 c6 12. Ne3 Qa5+ 13. Qd2 Qxd2+ 14.
Kxd2 g6 15. Ne2 Bg7 16. Rad1 O-O 17. Nf4 h5 18. h4 Rfe8 19. Ke1 Nxc4 20. Rc1
Nxe3 21. fxe3 Rxe4 22. Kf2 Be5 23. g3 Re8 24. Rhe1 Bb2 25. Rb1 Bc3 26. Re2
Bb4 27. a4 Bc5 28. Rbe1 d5 29. Kf3 Kg7 30. Kf2 f6 31. Nh3 R8e5 32. Kf3 Bb4
33. Rd1 Rf5+ 34. Nf4 g5 35. hxg5 fxg5 36. g4 Rf6 37. Rd4 Rxd4 38. exd4 Rxf4+
39. Kg2 Rxg4+ 40. Kh3 Rxd4 41. Rg2 Rd3+ 42. Kh2 Rd2 43. Rxd2 Bxd2 44. Kg3
Bf4+ 45. Kh3 d4 46. Kg2 d3 47. Kf3 d2 48. Ke2 h4 0-1

Kenneth Turner(1934) - Sam O'Bar(1882)   Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 17, 2012, round 3
French: exchange variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Nf3 Bd6 5. c3 Nf6 6. Be2 c6 7. O-O Bf5 8.
Bg5 Nbd7 9. Nbd2 O-O 10. h3 Re8 11. Re1 h6 12. Bh4 g5 13. Bg3 Bxg3 14. fxg3
Qc7 15. g4 Bg6 16. Bf1 Kg7 17. b4 Qf4 18. a4 h5 19. gxh5 Bxh5 20. g4 Bg6 21.
Bg2 Re3 22. c4 Rae8 23. Rxe3 Rxe3 24. b5 Ne4 25. bxc6 bxc6 26. Nxe4 Bxe4 27.
Kf2 Nf8 28. Qc1 Rxf3+ 29. Bxf3 Qxf3+ 30. Ke1 Ne6 31. Ra3 Qf6 32. cxd5 cxd5
33. Rc3 Qxd4 34. a5 Nf4 35. Qa3 Nd3+ 36. Ke2 Qf2+ 37. Kd1 Bf3# 0-1

George Elgin(1753) - Hamilton Ellis(1474)   Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 17, 2012, round 3
KGA: Hanstein gambit

1. e4 e5 2. f4 exf4 3. Nf3 g5 4. Bc4 Bg7 5. O-O d6 6. d4 Nc6 7. c3 h6 8. Qd3
Qe7 9. b4 g4 10. Ne1 f3 11. gxf3 gxf3 12. Rxf3 Nf6 13. Be3 Bd7 14. Nd2 O-O-O
15. e5 dxe5 16. d5 e4 17. Bc5 exf3 18. Bxe7 Nxe7 19. Qxf3 Nfxd5 20. Bxd5
Nxd5 21. Rc1 Rhg8 22. Kf2 Bc6 23. Qxf7 Rdf8 24. Qxf8+ Rxf8+ 25. Ke2 Nxc3+ 0-1

David Huang(2022) - Ilkin Rzayev(unr)   Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 17, 2012, round 3
Réti opening

1. Nf3 g6 2. c4 Bg7 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 O-O 5. O-O e6 6. Nc3 d5 7. cxd5 exd5 8.
d3 Be6 9. Nd4 c5 10. Nxe6 fxe6 11. e4 Nc6 12. exd5 Nxd5 13. Ne4 b6 14. Qg4
Qd7 15. Ng5 Rae8 16. Qe4 Nd4 17. Be3 Nf6 18. Qh4 Nf5 19. Qc4 h6 20. Ne4 Ng4
21. Nxc5 bxc5 22. Qxg4 Nxe3 23. fxe3 Rxf1+ 24. Rxf1 Qxd3 25. e4 Qd4+ 26. Kh1
Qxb2 27. Qxg6 Re7 28. e5 Qe2 29. Rb1 Rf7 30. Qxe6 Qxe5 31. Qxe5 Bxe5 32. Bd5
a5 33. Rb7 Bc3 34. Rxf7 Bb4 35. a3 1-0

Depak Bhat(1330) - Andy Sorensen(1749)    Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 17, 2012, round 2
Sicilian defense

1. e4 e6 2. Nf3 c5 3. Bc4 Nc6 4. Nc3 a6 5. O-O b5 6. Be2 Bb7 7. d3 g6 8. a3
Bg7 9. Bg5 Nge7 10. Qd2 O-O 11. b4 cxb4 12. axb4 Nxb4 13. Rab1 Nbc6 14. d4
f6 15. Be3 d5 16. Bd3 Nb4 17. Be2 dxe4 18. Ne1 f5 19. Nxe4 Nxc2 20. Nc5 Nxe3
21. Qxe3 Bd5 22. Nxe6 Bxe6 23. Qxe6+ Kh8 24. Nf3 Bf6 25. Qb3 Qd5 26. Qa3 Nc6
27. Qc3 Rfe8 28. Bd3 0-1

George Elgin(1753) - Jonathan Beatty(1892)   Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 17, 2012, round 2
Scandinavian gambit

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. d4 cxd5 5. Nf3 e6 6. Bg5 Qa5+ 7. Bd2 Bb4 8.
c5 Ne4 9. a3 Bxd2+ 10. Nbxd2 Nxd2 11. Qxd2 Qxd2+ 12. Kxd2 f6 13. b4 Bd7 14.
Bd3 O-O 15. Rhe1 g5 16. b5 a6 17. a4 g4 18. Nh4 Kg7 19. Rab1 axb5 20. Bxb5
Nc6 21. f4 Kf7 22. Re3 Rfd8 23. Kd3 1/2-1/2

Sam O'Bar(1882) - Cem Akkus(1503)   Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 17, 2012, round 2
Vienna game

1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Bc4 g6 4. Nf3 d6 5. Ng5 d5 6. exd5 Bg7 7. d6 O-O 8.
dxc7 Qxc7 9. d3 Nbd7 10. O-O a6 11. a4 h6 12. Nge4 b6 13. Bb3 Bb7 14. Be3
Nc5 15. Nxc5 bxc5 16. f3 Rac8 17. Qe1 g5 18. Ne4 Nd7 19. h4 c4 20. Bxc4 Nb6
21. Bb3 Nd5 22. hxg5 Nf4 23. gxh6 Bxh6 24. g3 Nh3+ 25. Kg2 Nf4+ 26. gxf4
exf4 27. Bd4 Qc6 28. Nf6+ Kg7 29. Qe4 Qxe4 30. fxe4 Kg6 31. Nd5 Rcd8 32. Bc3
f5 33. Rae1 fxe4 34. dxe4 Bg7 35. Nxf4+ Kg5 36. Ne6+ Kg6 37. Nxg7 Rxf1 38.
Kxf1 Rd7 39. Kf2 Re7 40. Bd5 Bc8 41. Ke3 Rd7 42. Be6 Rc7 43. Bxc8 Rxc8 44.
Rd1 Rc6 45. Nf5 Rc4 46. Rd6+ Kf7 47. Rxa6 1-0

Jim Culhane(1364) - Forrest White(1195) Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 17, 2012, round 2
Scandinavian (center counter) defense

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qe5+ 4. Nge2 Bg4 5. d4 Qa5 6. Qd3 Bd7 7. Bd2
Qb4 8. O-O-O Nc6 9. Nb5 Qa4 10. Nxc7+ Kd8 11. Nc3 Nb4 12. Qc4 Qxc2# 0-1

Kenneth Turner(1971) - Ilkin Rzayev(unr)   Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 17, 2012, round 2
French defense

1. e4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. d4 Nf6 5. Bd3 Bd6 6. O-O O-O 7. Bg5 Bg4
8. h3 Be6 9. Ne5 Nbd7 10. Nxd7 Bxd7 11. Bxf6 Qxf6 12. Qh5 g6 13. Qxd5 Bc6
14. Qb3 Qf4 15. f3 Qxd4+ 16. Kh1 Qf4 17. Kg1 Qh2+ 18. Kf2 Bc5+ 19. Ke1 Rfe8+
20. Kd1 Qxg2 21. Nd2 Be3 22. Qc3 Bxd2 23. Qxd2 Bxf3+ 24. Kc1 Qxd2+ 25. Kxd2
Bg2 26. Rf4 Bxh3 27. Rh1 Bg2 28. Rh6 Kg7 29. Rfh4 Rh8 30. Rh2 Rad8 31. R6h4
Bf1 32. Rh6 Bxd3 33. cxd3 f5 34. Ke3 Rd7 35. d4 Kf6 36. R2h4 Kg5 37. d5 f4+
38. Kf3 Rxd5 39. Rxh7 Rxh7 40. Rxh7 Rc5 41. Rd7 b6 42. a3 a5 43. Rd4 b5 44.
a4 bxa4 45. Rxa4 Rb5 0-1

Forrest White(1183) - Saumil Bansal(1161) Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 17, 2012, round 1
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 Nf6 2. d5 d6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Bg5 Bg7 5. Qd2 O-O 6. Bh6 Bxh6 7. Qxh6 Re8
8. e4 e5 9. Bb5 Bd7 10. h3 Bxb5 11. Nxb5 Nxe4 12. Qe3 Nf6 13. Nc3 e4 14. g4
Nbd7 15. g5 Nh5 16. h4 a5 17. Nh3 c6 18. Nf4 Nxf4 19. Qxf4 Ne5 20. Nxe4 cxd5
21. Nf6+ Kh8 22. Nxe8 Qxe8 23. O-O-O Qc6 24. Qf6+ Kg8 25. h5 Rc8 26. Rd2
Nd3+ 27. Kb1 a4 28. cxd3 b5 29. hxg6 fxg6 30. Qe6+ Kf8 31. Qf6+ Kg8 32. Qc3
Qb7 33. Qf6 d4 34. Qe6+ Kh8 35. Rc1 Rxc1+ 36. Kxc1 Qh1+ 37. Rd1 Qc6+ 38. Kb1
b4 39. Rc1 Qb7 40. Rc8+ Kg7 41. Qf6# 1-0

Jim Culhane(1364) - Vedant Prakash(627) Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 17, 2012, round 1
Caro-Kann defense

1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Bb5+ Bd7 5. a4 Nf6 6. O-O e6 7. d4 Be7 8.
Ne5 Bxb5 9. axb5 O-O 10. Bg5 Nbd7 11. Bf4 Ne4 12. Nd2 Nd6 13. Qg4 Bf6 14.
Nxd7 Qxd7 15. Bxd6 Qxd6 16. Ra3 g6 17. Rh3 Rac8 18. Nf3 Rxc2 19. Ng5 Bxg5
20. Qxg5 Re8 21. Qh6 e5 22. Qxh7+ Kf8 23. Qh8+ Ke7 24. Qh4+ Kd7 25. Qg4+ Qe6
26. Qd1 Rxb2 27. Qa4 Kd8 28. Re3 Qf5 29. Qa5+ b6 30. Qxa7 Rxb5 31. Qa8+ Ke7
32. Qc6 Rb1 33. Rxe5+ Qxe5 34. dxe5 Rb2 35. Qd6# 1-0

Shaun Burgess(1509) - Kenneth Turner(1971)   Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 17, 2012, round 1
King's pawn game

1. e4 e5 2. Bc4 Nc6 3. Nf3 d6 4. Nc3 Be7 5. d4 exd4 6. Nxd4 Nxd4 7. Qxd4 Nf6
8. O-O O-O 9. Re1 a6 10. Re3 b5 11. Be2 Bb7 12. Rg3 c5 13. Qd3 b4 14. Nd5
Nxd5 15. exd5 Bh4 16. Rh3 Bc8 17. g4 f5 18. g5 Bxg5 19. Bxg5 Qxg5+ 20. Rg3
Qf6 21. Kh1 g6 22. Rag1 Ra7 23. Bh5 Rg7 24. Qe3 f4 0-1

Ilkin Rzayev(unr) - Jonathan Beatty(1898)  Saint Patrick's Day Open,  March 17, 2012, round 1
QGD Slav: 5.e3 (Alekhine variation)

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 dxc4 5. e3 b5 6. Qc2 e6 7. b3 cxb3 8.
Qxb3 a5 9. Bd3 Be7 10. O-O O-O 11. Qc2 h6 12. Ne5 Bb7 13. Ne4 Nd5 14. Ng3
Nb4 15. Bh7+ Kh8 16. Qb1 Nd7 17. Nxd7 Qxd7 18. a3 Nd5 19. Be4 Nc3 20. Qb2
Nxe4 21. Nxe4 c5 22. Nxc5 Bxc5 23. dxc5 Qc6 24. f3 Qxc5 25. Bd2 Rfd8 26.
Rac1 Qb6 27. Kh1 Rd5 28. e4 Rh5 29. Bf4 Rc8 30. Rxc8+ Bxc8 31. g4 Rc5 32.
Be3 Bb7 33. Qd4 1-0

Carlos Sims(1941) - David Sichel(2041)   City Championship,  March 09, 2012, round 7
Robatsch defense: Pseudo-Austrian attack

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. f4 Nc6 5. Be3 e5 6. fxe5 dxe5 7. d5 Nd4 8.
Nf3 Bg4 9. Bb5+ c6 10. dxc6 bxc6 11. Bxd4 cxb5 12. Bxe5 Qxd1+ 13. Nxd1 f6
14. Bd4 Bxf3 15. gxf3 Ne7 16. c3 Nc6 17. Ne3 O-O-O 18. Rd1 Rhe8 19. Kf2 Rd7
20. Bc5 Red8 21. Rxd7 Rxd7 22. Rd1 Rxd1 23. Nxd1 a5 24. Bd4 b4 25. Ne3 Kd7
26. Nc4 Ke6 27. f4 Bf8 28. Ke3 a4 29. Nb6 a3 30. bxa3 bxc3 31. Bxc3 Bc5+ 32.
Kf3 Bxb6 33. a4 f5 34. exf5+ Kxf5 35. Bd2 Na5 36. h3 Nc4 37. Bb4 h5 38. a3
Na5 39. Bc3 Bc7 40. Bd2 Nc4 41. Bb4 Bb6 42. Kg3 Ke4 43. h4 Bc7 44. Bc5 Bxf4+
45. Kh3 Bc7 46. Bb4 Kd4 47. Kg2 Na5 48. Kf3 Nc6 49. Bf8 Ne5+ 50. Kg2 Kc4 51.
Bb4 Nc6 52. Bf8 Kb3 53. Kf3 Kxa4 54. Ke4 Bd8 55. Kd5 Ne7+ 56. Kd6 Nf5+ 57.
Ke5 Bxh4 58. Kf4 Be7 59. Bxe7 Nxe7 60. Kg5 Kxa3 61. Kh4 Kb3 62. Kg5 Kc3 63.
Kh4 Nf5+ 64. Kg5 Kd3 65. Kf4 Ke2 66. Ke4 Kf2 67. Kf4 Kg2 68. Kg5 Kg3 69.
Kxg6 h4 70. Kxf5 h3 71. Kg5 h2 72. Kf5 h1=Q 73. Kg5 Qd5+ 74. Kf6 Kg4 75. Ke7
Qc6 76. Kd8 Qb7 77. Ke8 Kf5 78. Kd8 Ke6 79. Ke8 Qe7# 0-1

Shimera Paxton(1263) - Alex Sytnytsky(1427)  Memphis Reserve,  March 09, 2012, round 7
Scandinavian (center counter) defense

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qe5+ 4. Be2 Bg4 5. d4 Qe6 6. h3 Bf5 7. Nf3 Nd7
8. Bf4 O-O-O 9. O-O Bxh3 10. gxh3 Qxh3 11. Ng5 Qf5 12. Be3 Ne5 13. f4 Ng6
14. Bg4 Qxg4+ 15. Qxg4+ e6 16. Nxf7 h5 17. Qxe6+ Rd7 18. Qe8+ Rd8 19. Qxd8# 1-0

Jeff Kovalic(1921) - Kyle Salzgeber(1690)   City Championship,  March 09, 2012, round 7
English: symmetrical variation

1. c4 c5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. d4 cxd4 7. Nxd4 O-O 8.
O-O Qb6 9. Nc2 d6 10. b3 Qa5 11. Bd2 Ng4 12. Nd5 Qd8 13. Bc3 Nce5 14. Bd4 e6
15. Nde3 h5 16. Qd2 Bh6 17. Rad1 Nc6 18. Bc3 h4 19. Qxd6 Nxe3 20. Qxd8 Nxd8
21. Nxe3 hxg3 22. hxg3 Nc6 23. Ng4 Bg5 24. Nf6+ Bxf6 25. Bxf6 Re8 26. Bxc6
bxc6 27. Kg2 c5 28. Rh1 1-0

Edgar Davison(1904) - Roy Nilsson(1837)   City Championship,  March 09, 2012, round 7
Blackmar-Diemer: Euwe defense

1. d4 d5 2. e4 dxe4 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. f3 exf3 5. Nxf3 e6 6. Bg5 Be7 7. Bd3 Nbd7
8. Qe2 O-O 9. O-O-O c5 10. dxc5 Qc7 11. h4 Nxc5 12. Bxf6 Nxd3+ 13. Rxd3 Bxf6
14. Ne4 b6 15. Nxf6+  0-1

David Sichel(2006) - Graham Horobetz(2077)   City Championship,  March 02, 2012, round 6
Closed Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nge2 d6 6. d3 e5 7. Bd2 Nge7 8. Qc1
h5 9. f4 h4 10. Nd5 hxg3 11. Nxg3 Nxd5 12. exd5 Nd4 13. c3 Nf5 14. fxe5 Bxe5
15. Bg5 f6 16. Bf4 Nxg3 17. hxg3 Rxh1+ 18. Bxh1 Qe7 19. Qe3 Bxf4 20. Qxe7+ Kxe7
21. gxf4 Bf5 22. Kd2 Rh8 23. Re1+ Kf7 24. Be4 Bg4 25. Rh1 Rxh1 26. Bxh1 Kg7 27.
Ke3 Kh6 28. d4 cxd4+ 29. Kxd4 Kh5 30. c4 b6 31. b4 Kh4 32. Be4 Kg3 33. Bxg6
Kxf4 34. c5 bxc5+ 35. bxc5 dxc5+ 36. Kxc5 Ke5 37. Be8 Bf3 38. d6 Ke6 39. Bg6
Kd7 40. Bf5+ Kd8 41. a4 Bg2 42. Bd3 Kd7 43. a5 Kd8 44. Bb5 f5 45. Kd4 f4
1/2-1/2

Kyle Salzgeber(1688) - Carlos Sims(1942)   City Championship,  March 02, 2012, round 6
Queen's pawn: Torre attack

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Bg5 Be7 4. Nbd2 d5 5. e3 O-O 6. Bd3 b6 7. O-O Bb7 8.
c3 Nbd7 9. Ne5 Nxe5 10. dxe5 Ne4 11. Bxe7 Qxe7 12. f3 Nc5 13. Bc2 Nd7 14. f4
Qc5 15. Qe2 g6 16. Nb3 Qe7 17. c4 Nc5 18. Nxc5 Qxc5 19. cxd5 Qxd5 20. Rfd1
Qc5 21. Rac1 Qe7 22. Rd4 Rfd8 23. Rcd1 Rxd4 24. Rxd4 Rd8 25. Qd2 Rxd4 26.
Qxd4 Bd5 27. b3 Qa3 28. e4 Qc1+ 29. Bd1 Qxf4 30. Bf3 c5 31. Qd3 Bb7 32. Qd8+
Kg7 33. Qf6+ Qxf6 34. exf6+ Kf8 35. Kf2 e5 36. Ke3 Ke8 37. h4 h5 38. g4 hxg4
39. Bxg4 Kd8 40. h5 gxh5 41. Bxh5 Ke8 42. Kd3 b5 43. Bg4 Bc6 44. a4 bxa4 45.
bxa4 Bxa4 46. Kc4 Bd7 47. Bf3 a5 48. Kxc5 a4 49. Kb4 Bc6 50. Bd1 Kd7 51. Kc5
Bxe4 52. Bxa4+ Ke6 53. Bb3+ Kxf6 54. Kd6 Bg6 55. Kd5 Kf5 56. Kc4 Kf4 57. Kc3
Kf3 58. Kd2 Kf2 59. Bc4 e4 0-1

Hamilton Ellis(1354) - Mike Salzgeber(1474)  Memphis Reserve,  March 02, 2012, round 6
Bogo-Indian defense

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Bxd2+ 5. Nbxd2 O-O 6. g3 d5 7. Bg2 Nc6
8. O-O Rb8 9. a3 Re8 10. b4 e5 11. cxd5 Nxd5 12. e4 Nf6 13. d5 Ne7 14. Nxe5
Nexd5 15. Nxf7 Kxf7 16. exd5 Nxd5 17. Qh5+ Kf8 18. Bxd5 Be6 19. Bxe6 Rxe6
20. Nf3 Rh6 21. Qc5+ Kg8 22. Ng5 Rf6 23. Qc4+ 1-0

Jim Culhane(1364) - Alex Sytnytsky(1428)   Memphis Reserve,  March 02, 2012, round 6
Sicilian: Alapin's variation (2.c3)

1. e4 c5 2. c3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. a4 Nf6 5. d3 a6 6. Bc4 Nc6 7. Nf3 Na5 8.
Nbd2 Nxc4 9. Nxc4 b5 10. Ne3 bxa4 11. Rxa4 Bxa4 12. Qxa4+ Qd7 13. Qc4 Qb5
14. e5 Qxc4 15. dxc4 dxe5 16. Nxe5 e6 17. O-O Bd6 18. f4 O-O 19. Rd1 Rad8
20. Nc6 Rd7 21. f5 Bf4 22. Rxd7 Nxd7 23. fxe6 fxe6 24. g3 Bg5 25. Kg2 Rc8
26. h4 Bxh4 27. gxh4 Rxc6 28. Ng4 Rb6 29. Kf3 Kf7 30. h5 a5 31. Ke4 Nf6+ 32.
Nxf6 Kxf6 0-1

Graham Horobetz(2072) - Jonathan Beatty(1898)   Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 26, 2012, round 6
Scandinavian: Marshall variation

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. d4 Nxd5 4. c4 Nb6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. h4 Na6 8.
h5 c5 9. d5 Bd7 10. Nf3 Bg4 11. hxg6 hxg6 12. Rxh8+ Bxh8 13. Be2 Bxf3 14.
Bxf3 Qd7 15. Bg4 f5 16. Be2 Bxc3+ 17. bxc3 O-O-O 18. Qb3 Qd6 19. O-O-O Qf6
20. Qa3 Nd7 21. g3 g5 22. f4 g4 23. Rh1 e5 24. Qb2 e4 25. Kc2 Rh8 26. Qc1
Rh6 27. Qg1 Qh8 28. Rxh6 Qxh6 29. Kd2 Qb6 30. Qd1 Qb2+ 31. Qc2 Qxc2+ 32.
Kxc2 Nc7 33. Kd2 Ne8 34. Kc2 Kc7 35. Bf2 Nef6 36. Be3 Kb6 37. Bf2 Ka5 38.
Kb3 Kb6 39. Kc2 Kc7 40. Be3 Kd6 41. Bf2 Nh5 42. Kd2 Ndf6 43. Ke3 b5 44. cxb5
Nxd5+ 45. Kd2 e3+ 46. Bxe3 Nxg3 47. Bd3 Nb6 48. Bf2 Ne4+ 49. Bxe4 fxe4 50.
Bg3 Ke6 51. f5+ Kxf5 52. Bb8 Nd7 53. Bxa7 Kf4 54. b6 Kf3 55. b7 e3+ 56. Ke1
Ne5 1/2-1/2

Kyle Salzgeber(1669) - Jeff Kovalic(1921)   Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 26, 2012, round 6
QGD semi-Slav

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 g5 7. Bg3 dxc4 8. e3
b5 9. a4 b4 10. Nb1 Nbd7 11. Bxc4 Nb6 12. Bd3 a5 13. Ne5 Bb7 14. Qf3 Rc8 15.
h4 gxh4 16. Bxh4 Be7 17. Nd2 Nbd7 18. Ne4 Nxe5 19. dxe5 Nxe4 20. Qxe4 Bxh4
21. Rxh4 Rc7 22. Rd1 Rd7 23. Rh2 1/2-1/2

Saharsh Satheesh(1341) - Ronald Sanders(1453)   Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 26, 2012, round 6
King's Indian: East Indian defense

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. e3 Bg7 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. O-O e6 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. c3 d5 8.
e4 dxe4 9. Nxe4 a6 10. Ng3 b6 11. Re1 Bb7 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bd2 Re8 14. Qc1 Kh7
15. b3 Nb8 16. Qd1 c5 17. b4 cxd4 18. cxd4 Nc6 19. Bc3 Nd5 20. Bd2 Nxd4 21.
Nxd4 Bxd4 22. Rc1 Ne7 23. Be3 Bxe3 24. Rxe3 Nd5 25. Re4 Qe7 26. a3 Rac8 27.
Rec4 Rxc4 28. Rxc4 Rc8 29. Rxc8 Bxc8 30. Qc2 Bb7 31. f3 Nf4 32. Bc4 b5 33.
Ba2 Qd6 34. Qb1 Qd4+ 35. Kh1 Nh3 36. Qf1 Nf4 37. h4 Qb2 38. Bb1 Qxa3 39. Qe1
Qb2 40. Qf1 Qxb4 41. Be4 Bd5 42. Bxd5 Nxd5 43. Qf2 Qxh4+ 44. Kg1 b4 45. Ne4
Qxf2+ 46. Nxf2 b3 47. Nd3 a5 48. Kf1 a4 49. Ke1 a3 50. Kd1 a2 51. Nc1 a1=Q
52. Kd2 Qb2+ 53. Kd3 Qxc1 54. Kd4 b2 55. Ke4 b1=Q+ 56. Ke5 Qf4# 0-1

Roy Nilsson(1846) - Charles Herbers(1962)  Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 26, 2012, round 6
Queen's pawn game, Chigorin variation

1. Nf3 Nc6 2. d4 d5 3. Bf4 Bf5 4. c4 e6 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. e3 h6 7. a3 Bd6 8. c5
Bxf4 9. exf4 a6 10. Be2 Ne4 11. Rc1 O-O 12. b4 Qf6 13. O-O Bg4 14. Ne5 Nxc3
15. Rxc3 Bxe2 16. Qxe2 Nxd4 17. Qh5 Qxf4 18. Rg3 Nf5 19. Nd7 Nxg3 20. hxg3
Qg5 21. Qxg5 hxg5 22. Nxf8 Kxf8 23. f4 gxf4 24. gxf4 Ke7 25. Kf2 Rh8 26. Ke3
f6 27. Rd1 c6 28. a4 e5 29. Rb1 Ke6 30. g3 Rh3 31. Kf3 Rh2 32. fxe5 fxe5 33.
b5 axb5 34. axb5 d4 35. bxc6 bxc6 36. Ke4 Re2+ 37. Kf3 Re3+ 38. Kf2 g5 39.
g4 Kd5 40. Rh1 Ke4 41. Rh6 Kf4 42. Rxc6 Kxg4 43. Rf6 Rc3 44. c6 e4 45. Ke2
Rc2+ 46. Kd1 d3 47. c7 Rxc7 48. Kd2 Rc2+ 49. Ke3 Re2+ 0-1

Ronald Sanders(1341) - Williard Thrash(1585)   Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 26, 2012, round 5
Benoni defense

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. e3 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Nc3 O-O 6. Be2 b6 7. O-O Bb7 8.
Qc2 cxd4 9. exd4 d5 10. c5 bxc5 11. dxc5 a5 12. Rd1 Qc7 13. Be3 e6 14. Nb5
Qe7 15. Ne5 Rc8 16. Nd6 Rc7 17. Nxb7 Rxb7 18. c6 Rc7 19. Rac1 Nbd7 20. Nxd7
Nxd7 21. Qb3 Ne5 22. Rc2 Rxc6 23. Rxc6 Nxc6 24. Rc1 Nd4 25. Bxd4 Bxd4 26.
Qc2 Qf6 27. Bf3 Bxb2 28. Rb1 Bc3 29. h3 Rc8 30. Qa4 Qe7 31. Qg4 Rc4 32. Qg3
Qc7 33. Qg5 Ra4 34. Bxd5 exd5 35. Qxd5 Qc4 36. Rb8+ Kg7 37. Qd8 Kh6 38. Qf8+
Bg7 39. Qe7 Qc1+ 40. Kh2 Qf4+ 41. Kg1 Qxb8 42. g4 f6 0-1

Jonathan Beatty(1890) - Jeff Kovalic(1912)   Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 26, 2012, round 5
Caro-Kann: exchange variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. c3 Qc7 6. Ne2 Bg4 7. O-O e6 8.
f3 Bh5 9. Qb3 Bd6 10. Na3 a6 11. g3 Nge7 12. c4 Bxa3 13. Qxa3 dxc4 14. Bxc4
Nxd4 15. Nxd4 Qxc4 16. Be3 Qd5 17. g4 Bg6 18. Rfd1 Rd8 19. Rd2 Qd6 20. Qa4+
Qd7 21. Nxe6 fxe6 22. Rxd7 Rxd7 23. Re1 Nc6 24. Bc5 Rd5 25. Qc4 Kd7 26. f4
Bd3 27. Qc3 Rg8 28. b4 g5 29. Qf6 Nd8 30. Qe7+ Kc6 31. a4 Rg6 32. Rc1 b5 33.
Bb6+ Bc4 34. Bxd8 Rd7 35. Qc5+ Kb7 36. axb5 axb5 37. Ra1 Rxd8 38. Ra7+ 1-0

Charles Herbers(1962) - Kyle Salzgeber(1669)  Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 26, 2012, round 5
Sicilian: closed, 2...Nc6

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Bc4 e6 4. d3 Nf6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bf4 d5 7. Bb3 a6 8. Nf3
b5 9. exd5 exd5 10. a4 b4 11. Ne2 Bd6 12. O-O O-O 13. Qd2 Bg4 14. c3 bxc3
15. bxc3 Rb8 16. Rab1 Bxf3 17. gxf3 Nh5 18. Bg3 Nxg3 19. fxg3 c4 20. Bc2 Qf6
21. d4 Rfe8 22. f4 Qe7 23. Rfe1 Rxb1 24. Bxb1 Na5 25. Kf1 Qd7 26. Ng1 Rxe1+
27. Kxe1 Qxa4 28. Nf3 Qa1 29. Qc2 g6 30. f5 gxf5 31. Qxf5 Qxc3+ 32. Kf2 Qb2+
33. Kf1 Qc1+ 34. Kg2 c3 35. Bd3 Nc4 36. Bxc4 dxc4 37. Qc8+ Bf8 38. Qxc4 Qb2+
39. Kh3 c2 40. Ne5 Qb7 41. Qxc2 Qd5 1/2-1/2

Magnus Aartun(2056) - Graham Horobetz(2080)   Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 26, 2012, round 5
Bogo-Indian defense, Nimzovich variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Qe7 5. a3 Bxd2+ 6. Nbxd2 a5 7. e3 Nc6
8. Bd3 d6 9. O-O e5 10. d5 Nb8 11. Qc2 a4 12. Ng5 Nbd7 13. f3 Nxd5 14. cxd5
Qxg5 15. f4 exf4 16. Rxf4 Qd8 17. Bxh7 Nf6 18. Raf1 Bd7 19. Bd3 Qe7 20. Ne4
O-O-O 21. Qc4 Qe5 22. Nxf6 Qxe3+ 23. Kh1 gxf6 24. Qd4 Qg3 25. h4 Rdg8 26.
R1f2 Rg4 27. Rxg4 Bxg4 28. Qxf6 Rxh4+ 29. Kg1 Qh2+ 30. Kf1 Qh1# 0-1

Edgar Davison(1926) - Roy Nilsson(1846)   Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 26, 2012, round 5
St. George (Baker) defense

1. e4 a6 2. d4 b5 3. Bd3 Bb7 4. Nf3 e6 5. Bf4 Nf6 6. Nbd2 c5 7. c3 d5 8. Qe2
Nc6 9. e5 Nd7 10. O-O Be7 11. Rac1 h6 12. h3 Qb6 13. Be3 O-O-O 14. b3 cxd4
15. Bxd4 Bc5 16. b4 Bxd4 17. cxd4 Kb8 18. Nb3 Nxb4 19. Bb1 Rc8 20. Qd2 Rxc1
21. Rxc1 Nc6 22. Qf4 Rf8 23. Qg4 g6 24. Nc5 Nxc5 25. Rxc5 h5 26. Qf4 Qd8 27.
Ng5 Nxd4 28. Bd3 Nc6 29. Nh7 Qe7 30. Nxf8 Qxf8 31. Rc1 Qa3 32. Re1 Qxd3 33.
Qxf7 Qc3 34. Re3 Qc1+ 35. Kh2 d4 36. Rb3 Qc4 37. Qxg6 Nxe5 38. Qxh5 Qd5 39.
f3 d3 40. Rb1 d2 41. Rd1 Qd6 42. Kh1 Nc4 43. Qg5 Qd3 44. h4 e5 45. h5 Qe2
46. Qd8+ Ka7 0-1

Graham Horobetz(2080) - Charles Herbers(1962)   Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 25, 2012, round 4
Ruy Lopez: classical (Cordel) defense

1. e4 Nc6 2. Nf3 e5 3. Bb5 Bc5 4. O-O d6 5. d4 exd4 6. Nxd4 Bd7 7. Bxc6 bxc6
8. Nb3 Bb6 9. a4 a6 10. a5 Ba7 11. Qe2 Qf6 12. Kh1 Nh6 13. Bxh6 Qxh6 14.
Qxa6 O-O 15. Qc4 d5 16. exd5 cxd5 17. Qxc7 Bb8 0-1

Roy Nilsson(1846) - Jonathan Beatty(1890)  Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 25, 2012, round 4
Scandinavian defense

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. d4 e6 4. c4 Bb4+ 5. Nc3 O-O 6. Bd3 exd5 7. Ne2 dxc4
8. Bxc4 Nc6 9. Bg5 h6 10. Bh4 Be7 11. O-O Bf5 12. Bg3 a6 13. d5 Na5 14. Bd3
Bxd3 15. Qxd3 b6 16. Rac1 Re8 17. Rfd1 Nb7 18. Qf3 Bd6 19. Nd4 Bxg3 20. hxg3
Qd7 21. Nf5 Kh7 22. Qf4 Nh5 23. Qf3 Nf6 24. g4 Re5 1/2-1/2

Kevin Cao(1352) - Jim Culhane(1236)  Greater Memphis U1600,  February 25, 2012, round 4
Philidor: exchange variation

1. d4 d6 2. e4 e5 3. Nf3 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Bg4 6. f3 Bh5 7. Be3 c6 8.
Qd2 Nbd7 9. O-O-O Ne5 10. Be2 d5 11. exd5 Nxd5 12. Nxd5 Qxd5 13. g4 Qxa2 14.
Nb3 Rd8 15. Qxd8# 1-0

Williard Thrash(1585) - Allen Wu(1373)  Greater Memphis U1600,  February 25, 2012, round 4
Caro-Kann: Panov-Botvinnik attack, 5...e6

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. c4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nf3 Bb4 7. a3 Ba5 8.
b4 Bc7 9. Bg5 dxc4 10. Bxc4 h6 11. Bh4 Bd6 12. O-O O-O 13. Ne5 Nbd7 14. Re1
Qc7 15. Nb5 Qb6 16. Nxd6 Qxd6 17. Bg3 Qe7 1/2-1/2

Shaun Burgess(1430) - Ronald Sanders(1341)  Greater Memphis U1600,  February 25, 2012, round 4
Sicilian: dragon, Yugoslav attack, 9...Bd7

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. f3 Bg7 7. Be3 O-O 8.
Qd2 Bd7 9. Bc4 Nc6 10. Nxc6 Bxc6 11. O-O Rc8 12. Bb3 e5 13. Bh6 Bxh6 14.
Qxh6 Qd7 15. Rae1 Rc7 16. h3 b5 17. f4 b4 18. Nd1 Bxe4 19. fxe5 Ng4 20. hxg4
Qxg4 21. Ne3 Qg3 22. e6 d5 23. Bxd5 Bxd5 24. Nxd5 1-0

Roy Nilsson(1846) - Carter Burgess(1690)  Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 25, 2012, round 3
Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 e6 5. Nge2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. d3 d5 8.
exd5 exd5 9. Bg5 Re8 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. Bxd5 Ne7 12. Bg2 Bg4 13. Ne4 Bxb2 14.
Rb1 Bd4 15. c3 Be5 16. Re1 f5 17. Qb3+ Kh8 18. Nxc5 Rc8 19. d4 Bf6 20. Nxb7
Qc7 21. Nc5 Ng6 22. f3 Bh5 23. Ne6 Qc6 24. d5 Qd6 25. c4 Rb8 26. c5 Qe7 27.
Qxb8 Rxb8 28. Rxb8+ 1-0

Jeff Kovalic(1912) - Graham Horobetz(2080)  Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 25, 2012, round 3
English: symmetrical variation

1. c4 c5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. Nf3 d6 6. O-O e5 7. a3 Nge7 8.
Rb1 a5 9. Ne1 Be6 10. d3 d5 11. cxd5 Nxd5 12. Nc2 O-O 13. Ne3 Nxe3 14. Bxe3
Qe7 15. Ne4 Nd4 16. Bxd4 exd4 17. Qc1 Rac8 18. Qf4 b5 19. Qd6 Qa7 20. Rbc1
c4 21. Qf4 c3 22. bxc3 dxc3 23. Nf6+ Bxf6 24. Qxf6 b4 25. d4 Rfd8 26. d5 Bd7
27. Rfd1 Bb5 28. Bh3 Bd7 29. Bxd7 Qxd7 30. axb4 axb4 31. Qd4 Qd6 32. e4 Qc5
33. Qxc5 Rxc5 34. Rd3 Rb8 35. d6 Kf8 36. Kg2 Ke8 37. d7+ Kd8 38. e5 Rxe5 39.
f4 Re7 40. Kf3 Rxd7 41. Ke3 Rb6 42. Rxd7+ Kxd7 43. Kd3 Ke6 44. Kc2 b3+ 0-1

Jonathan Beatty(1890) - Charles Herbers(1962)   Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 25, 2012, round 3
Queen Pawn game

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Be7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O c6 7. Nc3 Nbd7 8. cxd5
exd5 9. Qc2 Re8 10. a3 Bd6 11. b4 a6 12. Nh4 Nf8 13. Bb2 Ng6 14. Nf5 Bc7 15.
Rad1 Ne4 16. f3 Nxc3 17. Bxc3 Bxf5 18. Qxf5 Rxe2 19. Qd3 Re8 (19... Qe8 20. f4
Bb6 21. Kh1 f6 22. f5 Nf8) 20. f4 Bb6 21. Kh1 Qf6 22. f5 Nf8 23. Rf4 Re7 24.
Bd2 Rae8 25. Bf3 Bc7 26. Rg4 h6 27. Kg2 Nh7 28. h4 h5 29. Bg5 hxg4 30. Bxf6
gxf3+ 31. Qxf3 Nxf6 32. Rd3 Re4 0-1

Graham Horobetz(2080) - Roy Nilsson(1846)  Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 25, 2012, round 2
QGD semi-Slav

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. g3 Nbd7 6. Bg2 dxc4 7. a4 a5 8. e4
Bb4 9. Qe2 Nb6 10. O-O O-O 11. e5 Nfd5 12. Ne4 c3 13. Bg5 Qc7 14. bxc3 Nxc3
15. Qc2 Nxe4 16. Qxe4 Nd5 17. Qg4 f5 18. exf6 Nxf6 19. Qh4 Bd7 20. Ne5 Be7
21. Rfe1 Rac8 22. Bh3 Bd8 23. Nxd7 Nxd7 24. Bxe6+ Kh8 25. d5 Bxg5 26. Qxg5
cxd5 27. Bxd7 1-0

Carter Burgess(1690) - Jonathan Beatty(1890)    Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 25, 2012, round 2
Scandinavian defense

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bc4 b5 5. Bb3 Bg4 6. f3 Bc8 7. a4 b4 8. c4
c6 9. dxc6 Nxc6 10. Ne2 e5 11. O-O Bc5+ 12. Kh1 O-O 13. Ng3 Nd4 14. d3 Nd7 15.
Ne4 Be7 16. Be3 Kh8 17. Bxd4 exd4 18. Ng3 Nc5 19. Bc2 f5 20. Nd2 Bd6 21. Qe1
Qh4 22. Qf2 Bf4 23. Rfe1 Bb7 24. Ndf1 Rad8 25. Qe2 b3 26. Bd1 Bd6 27. Kg1 Bc6
28. a5 Rfe8 29. Qd2 Rxe1 30. Qxe1 f4 0-1

Jeff Kovalic(1912) - Magnus Aartun(2056)  Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 25, 2012, round 2
English: Caro-Kann defensive system

1. c4 c6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. O-O Bc5 6. d4 Bb6 7. c5 Bc7 8. Nc3
b6 9. cxb6 axb6 10. Qc2 Nbd7 11. Bd2 O-O 12. Rfc1 Ba6 13. e3 c5 14. Na4 Bd6
15. dxc5 bxc5 16. b3 Rc8 17. Qd1 Ne5 18. Nxe5 Bxe5 19. Bc3 Bd6 20. Nb2 Qe7
21. Rc2 Rfd8 22. Rac1 Bb7 23. Bxf6 Qxf6 24. Na4 Qe7 25. Qd3 Rc6 26. Qb5 Rdc8
27. Nb6 Rb8 28. Nc4 Qc7 29. Nxd6 Ba6 30. Qa4 Rb4 31. Ne8 Qd7 32. Qxb4 cxb4
33. Rxc6 Qxe8 34. Rxa6 g6 35. Rc7 Qb5 36. Raa7 e5 37. Rxf7 d4 38. Rfb7 Qe8
39. Rg7+ Kh8 40. Rxh7+ Kg8 41. Bd5+ 1-0

Shaun Burgess(1430) - Williard Thrash(1585)   Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 25, 2012, round 2
Sicilian: Kan, 5.Nc3

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 Bb4 7. Ne2 Nf6 8.
Qd3 b5 9. O-O-O Bb7 10. Bf4 e5 11. Bg5 Be7 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. Nd5 Bxd5 14.
Qxd5 Nc6 15. g3 Be7 16. Bh3 d6 17. f4 Rd8 18. Rhf1 Nb4 19. Qb3 Qc4 20. Qxc4
bxc4 21. a3 Nc6 22. Nc3 Nd4 23. Nd5 Rb8 24. Rde1 Nc6 25. fxe5 Nxe5 26. Nc7+
Kd8 27. Nxa6 Bg5+ 28. Kb1 Rb7 29. Nb4 Kc7 30. Rd1 Rhb8 31. Na6+ 1-0

Charles Herbers(1962) - Edgar Davison(1909)  Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 25, 2012, round 2
Scandinavian defense

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. d4 Bg4 4. Nf3 Qxd5 5. Be2 Nc6 6. O-O e6 7. c4 Qf5 8.
Nc3 O-O-O 9. Be3 Bxf3 10. Bxf3 Ne5 11. Bxb7+ Kxb7 12. Qb3+ Ka8 13. dxe5 Qxe5
14. Qa4 c5 15. Qc6+ Kb8 16. Rad1 Rd6 17. Qf3 Be7 18. Bf4 1-0

Emmanuel Paxton(1387) - Jeff Kovalic(1891) Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 25, 2012, round 1
Grünfeld: 5.e3

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 g6 4. c4 Bg7 5. Nc3 O-O 6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. e4 Nb6 8.
Bf4 Bg4 9. d5 c6 10. d6 exd6 11. Qxd6 Qxd6 12. Bxd6 Re8 13. Bg3 Bxc3+ 14.
bxc3 Rxe4+ 15. Kd2 N8d7 16. Bd3 Ra4 17. Bc2 Nc4+ 18. Kd3 Bf5+ 19. Ke2 Bxc2
20. Nd4 Re8+ 21. Kf3 Be4+ 22. Kf4 Bxg2 23. Rhg1 Re4+ 24. Kg5 Re5+ 25. Kh6
Rh5# 0-1

Michael Robertson(1741) - Charles Herbers(1962)  Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 25, 2012, round 1
Scotch gambit

1. e4 Nc6 2. d4 e5 3. Nf3 exd4 4. Bc4 Bb4+ 5. c3 dxc3 6. bxc3 Bc5 7. Qb3 Qe7
8. O-O d6 9. Bg5 Nf6 10. e5 dxe5 11. Re1 O-O 12. Nbd2 Bb6 13. Qc2 Bg4 14. h3
Bh5 15. Re2 Rad8 16. Rae1 Bg6 17. Ne4 Rd6 18. Bxf6 gxf6 19. Qc1 Bxe4 20.
Rxe4 f5 21. Rxe5 Nxe5 22. Rxe5 Qf6 23. Qc2 Re6 24. Rxf5 Qh6 25. Rg5+ Rg6 26.
Rxg6+ Qxg6 27. Bd3 Qh5 28. g4 Qxh3 29. Bxh7+ Kh8 30. Be4 Qxg4+ 31. Kf1 f5
32. Bxb7 Rf6 33. c4 Qh3+ 34. Ke2 Re6+ 35. Kd2 Ba5+ 36. Kc1 Qf1+ 37. Kb2 Re2 0-1

Russell Robbins(1842) - Carter Burgess(1690)  Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 25, 2012, round 1
Sicilian: Smith-Morra gambit

1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3. c3 dxc3 4. Nxc3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. Bc4 e6 7. O-O d6 8.
Qe2 Be7 9. Rd1 Bd7 10. Bf4 e5 11. Be3 O-O 12. h3 Rc8 13. a3 Be6 14. Bd5 a6
15. Bxc6 bxc6 16. Nxe5 Qc7 17. Nf3 Qb7 18. Nd4 Bd7 19. Rac1 c5 20. Nf5 Bxf5
21. exf5 Rfd8 22. Rd2 d5 23. Bf4 d4 24. Na4 Nd5 25. Be5 Bg5 26. Qg4 f6 27.
f4 fxe5 28. fxg5 Ne3 29. Qg3 Qb5 30. b3 Qxb3 31. Nxc5 Rxc5 32. Rxc5 Qb1+ 33.
Kh2 Nf1+ 34. Kg1 Nxg3+ 35. Kf2 Qf1+ 36. Kxg3 Qf4# 0-1

Edgar Davison(1906) - Kyle Salzgeber(1669)  Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 24, 2012, round 1
Sicilian: Grand Prix attack

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. f4 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bb5 e6 6. Bxc6 bxc6 7. e5 Ne7 8.
Ne4 Nd5 9. Nd6+ Kf8 10. d3 f6 11. c4 Ne7 12. Be3 Qb6 13. Ne4 fxe5 14. fxe5
Qxb2 15. O-O Nf5 16. Bxc5+ Kg8 17. g4 Nh6 18. Bd4 Qb8 19. Nf6+ Kf7 20. Ng5+
Ke7 21. Rb1 Qc7 22. Bc5+ Kd8 23. Bd6 Qa5 24. Qf3 Qa6 25. Nfxh7 Bb7 26. Nf7+
Nxf7 27. Qxf7 Kc8 28. Nf8 Qxa2 29. Qxd7# 1-0

Michael Robertson(1741) - Graham Horobetz(2080)  Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 24, 2012, round 1
Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4 Nf6 5. Bb5 a6 6. e5 axb5 7. exf6 Nc6 8.
Qd3 Nb4 9. Qb3 e6 10. O-O Qxf6 11. Bg5 Qf5 12. Qc3 Rg8 13. Na3 Nd5 14. Nxb5 f6
15. Nc7+ Nxc7 16. Qxc7 fxg5 17. Rfe1 g4 18. Re5 Qf7 19. Ng5 Qe7 20. Rae1 h6 21.
Ne4 d5 22. Qxe7+ Bxe7 23. Nc3 Bf6 24. R5e2 Bxc3 25. bxc3 Rxa2 26. h3 Kf7 27.
hxg4 Bd7 28. Rb1 b5 29. f4 Rc8 30. Rb3 Rc4 31. g3 Ra1+ 32. Kf2 Kf6 33. Kf3 Bc6
34. Ke3 Re4+ 35. Kf2 Rxe2+ 36. Kxe2 Rh1 37. Rb2 Rh2+ 38. Kf1 g5 39. Kg1 Re2 40.
Ra2 Re3 41. Ra6 Rxc3 0-1

Mark Beatty(1564) - Roy Nilsson(1846)  Greater Memphis Open 2,  February 24, 2012, round 1
Scandinavian: Pytel-Wade variation

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. Nf3 c6 5. Be2 Nf6 6. O-O Bf5 7. Re1 e6 8.
d4 Nbd7 9. Bc4 Be7 10. Nh4 Bg6 11. Qf3 Qxd4 12. Nxg6 hxg6 13. Bb3 O-O-O 14. Be3
Qh4 15. Bf4 Rh5 16. Bg3 Qb4 17. a3 Qa5 18. Bxe6 fxe6 19. Rxe6 Ne5 20. Bxe5 Rxe5
21. b4 Qc7 0-1

Jonathan Beatty(1887)  - David Sichel(2006) City Championship, February 21, 2012, round 4
Robatsch (modern) defense

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. Bc4 Nf6 5. h3 c6 6. Qf3 e5 7. dxe5 dxe5 8.
Bd2 b5 9. Bb3 a5 10. a4 b4 11. Nd1 Qd4 12. Bg5 Qxe4+ 13. Ne3 O-O 14. Bxf6
Qxf3 15. Nxf3 Bxf6 16. O-O-O Bg7 17. Nc4 Be6 18. Ng5 Bh6 19. f4 Bxg5 20.
fxg5 Nd7 21. Rhe1 Nc5 22. Rxe5 Nxb3+ 23. cxb3 Bd5 24. Rdxd5 cxd5 25. Rxd5
Rfd8 26. Rxd8+ Rxd8 27. Nxa5 Rd5 28. Nc4 Rxg5 29. g4 h5 30. a5 hxg4 31. hxg4
Rxg4 32. Kb1 Rg1+ 33. Ka2 Rd1 34. a6 Rd7 0-1

Kyle Salzgeber(1688) - Jonathan Beatty(1898)  City Championship, February 19, 2012, round 4
QGD semi-Slav

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 Be7 6. e3 O-O 7. Ne5 a6 8. Bd3
dxc4 9. Nxc4 Nbd7 10. Qc2 h6 11. Bf4 Nd5 12. Nxd5 cxd5 13. Nd6 Qa5+ 14. Qd2
Qb6 15. Nxc8 Raxc8 16. O-O Bd6 17. Bxd6 Qxd6 18. Rfc1 Nb8 19. Rc2 Rxc2 20.
Qxc2 Nc6 21. Qb3 Qb4 22. Qc2 Rc8 23. a3 Qd6 24. Rc1 Kf8 25. Qb3 Rc7 26. Rc3
Ke8 27. f4 b5 28. a4 Na5 29. Qa2 b4 30. Rxc7 Qxc7 31. Bxa6 Qc1+ 32. Kf2 Qc2+
33. Kg3 Nc4 34. Bxc4 dxc4 35. a5 c3 36. a6 cxb2 37. a7 b1=Q 38. a8=Q+ Ke7
39. Qb7+ Kf6 40. Qxc2 Qxc2 41. Qxb4 Qg6+ 42. Kf3 Qh5+ 43. Kg3 1/2-1/2

Graham Horobetz(2077) - Kyle Salzgeber(1688)  City Championship, February 17, 2012, round 5
Sicilian: Grand Prix attack, Schofman variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. f4 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bc4 e6 6. f5 Nge7 7. fxe6 dxe6 8.
O-O O-O 9. d3 Nd4 10. Nxd4 cxd4 11. Ne2 Nc6 12. Bd2 Rb8 13. a4 Ne5 14. Bb3
Ng4 15. Qe1 Qc7 16. Qh4 h5 17. Bf4 e5 18. Bd2 Ne3 19. Bxe3 dxe3 20. Rxf7
Rxf7 21. Rf1 Be6 22. Bxe6 Rf8 23. Qg3 Kh7 24. Bxf7 Rxf7 25. Rxf7 Qxf7 26.
Qxe3 Qa2 27. c3 Qxb2 28. d4 Qa1+ 29. Kf2 Qxa4 30. h3 exd4 31. cxd4 b5 32. e5
b4 33. Qd3 Qa2 34. Qe4 b3 35. e6 b2 36. e7 b1=Q 37. e8=Q Qb6 38. Q8e7 a5 39.
Q4e5 Qg8 40. g4 Kh6 41. Qe4 Qbd8 42. Qxd8 Qxd8 43. d5 Qf6+ 44. Kg2 hxg4 45.
hxg4 Qe5 46. Kf3 Qf6+ 47. Ke3 Qb6+ 48. Kd2 Qb2+ 49. Ke1 Bc3+ 50. Kf1 Qa1+
51. Kg2 Kg7 52. Nf4 Qb2+ 53. Kh3 Qb6 54. Qe7+ Kh8 55. d6 Qb1 56. Qd8+ Kh7
57. Qc7+ Bg7 58. d7 Qb3+ 59. Kh4 g5+ 60. Kxg5 Qb5+ 61. Kh4 Bf6+ 62. Kg3 Qb3+
63. Kg2 Qb2+ 64. Kf3 Qa3+ 65. Ke4 Qe7+ 66. Kd5 Qd8 67. Qc2+ Kh8 68. Qc4 a4
69. Ne6 Qg8 70. g5 Be7 71. Qc3+ Kh7 72. Qc2+ Qg6 73. Nf8+ Bxf8 74. Qxg6+
Kxg6 75. d8=Q 1-0

Jeff Kovalic(1912) - Roy Nilsson(1791)  City Championship, February 17, 2012, round 5
English Opening

1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 g6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. Nf3 d6 6. O-O f5 7. d3 Nf6 8. Bg5 h6
9. Bxf6 Qxf6 10. Nd5 Qf7 11. Rb1 O-O 12. b4 Be6 13. Nd2 g5 14. b5 Nd8 15. f4 c6
16. bxc6 bxc6 17. Nb4 Rc8 18. fxg5 hxg5 19. Qa4 Qh5 20. e4 f4 21. Qxa7 Rf7 22.
Qf2 Bf8 23. Nf3 Be7 24. a4 Rh7 25. a5 g4 26. Nh4 Bg5 27. a6 c5 28. Nd5 Bxd5 29.
exd5 Bxh4 30. gxh4 f3 31. Bxf3 gxf3 32. Qxf3 Qxf3 33. Rxf3 Ra7 34. Rb6 Nf7 35.
Rf2 Rca8 36. Ra2 Kg7 37. Kg2 Kf6 38. Kf3 Ke7 39. Kg4 Rg8+ 40. Kf3 Kd7 41. Rab2
Rga8 42. Rb7+ Ke8 43. Rxa7 Rxa7 44. Rb6 Kf8 45. Kg4 e4 46. dxe4 Ne5+ 47. Kf5
Nxc4 48. Rb8+ 1-0

Carlos Sims(1942) - Edgar Davison(1921)  City Championship, February 17, 2012, round 5
Trompowsky attack 

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 Ne4 3. Bf4 d5 4. f3 Nf6 5. Nc3 Bf5 6. e3 e6 7. Bd3 Bxd3 8.
Qxd3 a6 9. Nge2 c5 10. O-O Nc6 11. Kh1 cxd4 12. Nxd4 Rc8 13. Nxc6 Rxc6 14. Ne2
Bd6 15. Nd4 Rc8 16. Bg5 Be7 17. Qb3 Rc7 18. Qa4+ Qd7 19. Qb3 O-O 20. Rac1 Rfc8
21. Qd3 Nh5 22. Bxe7 Qxe7 23. c3 Qh4 24. Kg1 b5 25. a3 g6 26. Ne2 Qc4 27. Qd1
Ng7 28. Re1 Nf5 29. Nd4 Nxd4 30. exd4 a5 31. b3 Qc6 32. Qd3 a4 33. b4 Qd7 34.
h4 Rc4 35. Re3 Qe7 36. g3 Qf6 37. Kg2 Kg7 38. Re5 h6 39. f4 h5 40. Qd2 R8c6 41.
Qd3 Rc8 42. Qd2 1/2-1/2

Mike Salzgeber(1474) - Jim Culhane(1168)   Memphis Reserve, February 17, 2012, round 5
Pirc

1. e4 d6 2. d4 e5 3. dxe5 dxe5 4. Qxd8+ Kxd8 5. f4 Nd7 6. Nf3 f6 7. Bc4 Bc5 8.
Be6 Bd6 9. fxe5 Nxe5 10. Nxe5 Bxe6 11. Nd3 c6 12. Bf4 Bc7 13. Nc3 g5 14. Bxc7+
Kxc7 15. Rf1 b6 16. O-O-O Rd8 17. h3 h5 18. Kb1 Rh6 19. Rd2 Bc4 20. Rfd1 Ne7
21. b3 Bf7 22. Na4 Bg6 23. Re1 Nc8 24. Kc1 Bh7 25. c4 Rd4 26. Nf2 Rd7 27. Nc3
Nd6 28. Red1 Bg6 29. b4 Rhh7 30. Rd4 Rhe7 31. c5 Nb7 32. cxb6+ axb6 33. b5 Nc5
34. bxc6 Kxc6 35. Nd5 Re6 36. Re1 Bxe4 37. Nb4+ Kb5 38. Rxd7 Nxd7 39. Nc2 f5
40. Nd4+ 1-0

Keith Magouyrk(1271) - Alex Sytnytsky(1387)   Memphis Reserve, February 17, 2012, round 5
Queen Pawn game

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 h6 3. e3 d6 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. O-O Nb4 6. Bb5+ c6 7. Ba4 b5 8. Bb3
a5 9. c3 Na6 10. Nbd2 a4 11. Bc2 e6 12. b3 Qa5 13. Bb2 b4 14. Nc4 Qb5 15. Bd3
Qh5 16. bxa4 bxc3 17. Bxc3 Rb8 18. Rb1 Rxb1 19. Qxb1 d5 20. Nce5 Ng4 21. Nxc6
Bd6 22. Nce5 O-O 23. Nxg4 Qxg4 24. Bxa6 Bxa6 25. Qb6 Bxf1 26. Kxf1 Ba3 27. a5
Rc8 28. Qb3 Bd6 29. a6 Qe4 30. Ne1 Bxh2 31. a7 Qh4 32. Nf3 Qe4 33. Bb2 Qb1+ 34.
Ne1 e5 35. Qb7 Rc1 36. Qb8+ Kh7 37. Bxc1 Qxc1 38. a8=Q Qc4+ 39. Nd3 Qxd3+ 40.
Ke1 Qc3+ 41. Kd1 Qd3+ 42. Kc1 Qf1+ 43. Kb2 Qxf2+ 44. Ka3 Qxe3+ 45. Qb3 Qc1+ 46.
Kb4 exd4 47. Qd3+ g6 48. Qxd5 Qc7 49. Q3xd4 Qe7+ 50. Kb5 Qc7 51. Qd7 Qb8+ 52.
Ka6 Qf8 53. Qf6 Qa3+ 54. Kb7 Qb4+ 55. Qb6 Qe4+ 56. Qbc6 Qb4+ 57. Qb5 Qe4+ 58.
Qdd5 Qe7+ 59. Qbd7 Qb4+ 60. Kc8 Qb8# 0-1

Saira Rodriguez(554) - Gary Pylant(1800)   Memphis Reserve, February 17, 2012, round 5
Alekhine's defense

1. e4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d6 3. Nf3 g6 4. d3 Bg7 5. Be2 O-O 6. O-O c5 7. Be3 Nc6 8.
d4 cxd4 9. Bxd4 Nxd4 10. Qxd4 Bg4 11. Rad1 a6 12. e5 dxe5 13. Qxd8 Raxd8 14.
Rd3 e4 15. Re3 exf3 16. Bxf3 Bxf3 17. gxf3 e6 18. Rd1 Rxd1+ 19. Nxd1 Rd8 20.
Re1 Rd2 21. c4 Nh5 22. c5 Bxb2 23. Nxb2 Rxb2 24. Re4 Nf6 25. Rc4 Nd5 26. a4
Rb4 27. Rxb4 Nxb4 28. f4 Nd3 29. h4 Nxf4 30. Kf1 Nd3 31. a5 Nxc5 32. Ke2 Nb3
33. f4 Nxa5 34. Kd3 Nc6 35. Kc4 Kg7 36. Kc5 Kf6 37. Kb6 a5 38. Kxb7 a4 39.
Kxc6 a3 40. Kd7 a2 41. f5 exf5 42. Ke8 a1=Q 43. Kf8 Qa8# 0-1

Edgar Davison(1921) - Graham Horobetz(2077)  City Championship, February 10, 2012, round 4
Queen's pawn: Bronstein gambit

1. d4 Nf6 2. g4 Nxg4 3. e4 d5 4. Be2 Nf6 5. e5 Ng8 6. Nf3 Bf5 7. Nc3 e6 8.
Bg5 Be7 9. Bxe7 Nxe7 10. Qd2 a6 11. Rg1 Nd7 12. Rxg7 Bg6 13. Ng5 Nf5 14.
Nxf7 Bxf7 15. Rxf7 Kxf7 16. Bh5+ Kf8 17. Qf4 Qh4 18. Qf3 Rg8 19. O-O-O Rg5 0-1

Roy Nilsson(1791) - David Sichel(2006)  City Championship, February 10, 2012, round 4
Robatsch defense: two knights, Suttles variation

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nf3 d6 4. Nc3 c6 5. a4 Nd7 6. Bc4 Nb6 7. Bb3 a5 8. Qe2
Nf6 9. h3 O-O 10. O-O Qc7 11. Bf4 Nh5 12. Bh2 e5 13. Qd2 Be6 14. g4 Bxb3 15.
cxb3 exd4 16. Nxd4 Nf6 17. f3 Rad8 18. Rac1 Nc8 19. Kg2 Rfe8 20. Rfe1 Qb6
21. Bg1 Qb4 22. Qd3 d5 23. e5 Nd7 24. Na2 Qf8 25. f4 c5 26. Nb5 d4 27. Rc2
Qe7 28. Nc7 Nxe5 29. Nxe8 Nxd3 30. Rxe7 Nxe7 31. Nxg7 Ne1+ 32. Kf1 Nxc2 0-1

Saira Rodriguez(554) - Hamilton Ellis(1354)  Memphis Reserve, February 10, 2012, round 4
English: four knights, 4.e3

1. e3 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. c4 Nf6 4. Nc3 d5 5. Be2 Bc5 6. O-O O-O 7. d3 a6 8. b3
Qd6 9. h3 d4 10. exd4 exd4 11. Ne4 Nxe4 12. dxe4 Re8 13. Rb1 Nb4 14. a3 Na2
15. Bd2 Bxa3 16. Bd3 Bb4 17. Ra1 Nc3 18. Qe1 c5 19. e5 Qd7 20. Rc1 b6 21.
Bxc3 Bxc3 22. Rxc3 dxc3 23. Qxc3 Bb7 24. Qc2 g6 25. Be4 Rad8 26. Rd1 Qxd1+
27. Qxd1 Rxd1+ 28. Kh2 Bxe4 29. Ng5 Rxe5 30. Nxe4 Rxe4 31. f3 Re3 32. b4
cxb4 33. f4 b3 34. h4 b2 0-1

Alex Sytnytsky(1387) - Gary Pylant(1800)  Memphis Reserve, February 10, 2012, round 4
Sicilian Dragon

1. Nf3 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. e4 g6 4. Bc4 Bg7 5. O-O Nf6 6. d4 cxd4 7. Nxd4 O-O 8.
Be3 d6 9. f3 Bd7 10. Qe2 a6 11. a3 Nxe4 12. Nxc6 Nxc3 13. Nxe7+ Qxe7 14. bxc3
Rae8 15. Kf2 Bxc3 16. Rad1 Qh4+ 17. Kg1 Be5 18. h3 Bf4 19. Bf2 Qh6 20. Qd3 Bxh3
21. g3 Bxf1 22. Rxf1 Be3 23. Qxd6 Bxf2+ 24. Rxf2 Re1+ 25. Bf1 Qe3 26. Kg2 Qe7
27. Qxe7 Rxe7 28. Bc4 Rd8 29. Bb3 Kg7 30. Kh3 Re1 31. g4 g5 32. Kg3 Rg1+ 33.
Rg2 Rxg2+ 34. Kxg2 h6 35. Kf2 Kg6 36. Ke3 f5 37. Ke2 f4 38. Bc4 Kf6 39. Bd3 Ke5
40. c3 a5 41. Kd2 b6 42. Kc2 Kd5 43. Kb3 Kc5 44. Be4 Rd1 45. Bc2 Re1 46. a4 Rh1
47. Bg6 Rh3 48. Be4 h5 49. gxh5 Rxh5 50. Bf5 Rh1 51. Be4 Rg1 52. Bf5 Rg3 53.
Bg4 Rxg4 54. fxg4 f3 0-1

Kyle Salzgeber(1668) - Edgar Davison(1921)  City Championship, February 07, 2012, round 1
Dutch Defence

1. d4 f5 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 d5 4. Bf4 c6 5. e3 Nf6 6. Nc3 Bd6 7. Ne5 O-O 8. Bd3
Ne4 9. f3 Nxc3 10. bxc3 g5 11. Bg3 f4 12. exf4 gxf4 13. Bf2 Qa5 14. Qc2 Qc7 15.
O-O Qg7 16. c5 Bxe5 17. dxe5 Bd7 18. Bh4 Be8 19. Bf6 Qh6 20. c4 Nd7 21. cxd5
Nxf6 22. exf6 exd5 23. Rfe1 Rxf6 24. Re7 Rf7 25. Rae1 Bd7 26. Rxf7 Kxf7 27. Bf5
Qh4 28. Re2 Be8 29. Bxh7 Qf6 30. Bf5 Qa1+ 31. Kf2 Qd4+ 32. Kf1 Qa1+ 33. Re1 Qf6
34. Qb1 Rb8 35. Re6 Qg5 36. Bg4 Kg8 37. Qe1 Bf7 38. Re5 Qh6 39. h4 Rd8 40. Rg5+
Kf8 41. Qe5 Qxh4 42. Qg7+ 1-0

Jeff Kovalic(1912) - Carlos Sims(1942)   City Championship, February 04, 2012, round 4
English: Anglo-Dutch defense

1. c4 f5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Nf3 c6 6. O-O O-O 7. d3 d5 8.
cxd5 exd5 9. e3 Re8 10. b3 Nbd7 11. Bb2 Nf8 12. Ne2 Ng6 13. Qc2 Bd6 14. Bxf6
Qxf6 15. d4 h5 16. h4 Bd7 17. Ng5 Nf8 18. a3 g6 19. b4 Nh7 20. Nxh7 Kxh7 21.
Bf3 Re7 22. Kg2 Rae8 23. Rh1 Kh6 24. Qd2 Kg7 25. Rac1 Rf8 26. Ng1 Re4 27.
Nh3 Re7 28. Ng5 Rfe8 29. a4 Bb8 30. Rc2 Qd6 31. Rhc1 a6 32. Kg1 Bc7 33. Rc5
Bd8 34. b5 axb5 35. axb5 b6 36. bxc6 bxc5 37. cxd7 Rxd7 38. Rxc5 Bxg5 39.
Rxd5 Qe7 40. Rxd7 Qxd7 41. hxg5 Qd8 42. Bc6 Rf8 43. f4 Qd6 44. d5 Rd8 45.
Qd4+ Kf7 46. Qe5 Qe7 47. Kf2 Qd6 48. Kf3 Qe7 49. Qxe7+ Kxe7 50. e4 fxe4+ 51.
Kxe4 Rf8 52. Kf3 Rb8 53. Ke4 Rb3 54. f5 gxf5+ 55. Kxf5 Rxg3 56. Kg6 h4 57.
Kh6 Kd6 58. Be8 h3 59. Bg6 Re3 60. Bf7 h2 61. g6 h1=Q+ 62. Kg7 Qa1+ 63. Kg8
Qa8+ 64. Kg7 Rh3 65. Bg8 Ke7 66. d6+ Kxd6 67. Kf7 Rf3+ 68. Kg7 Qf8+ 0-1

David Sichel(1990) - Kyle Salzgeber(1668)  City Championship, February 03, 2012, round 3
Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nge2 e6 6. d3 Nge7 7. Bd2 O-O 8.
Qc1 Nd4 9. Nxd4 cxd4 10. Ne2 d5 11. Bh6 dxe4 12. Bxg7 Kxg7 13. dxe4 Qa5+ 14.
c3 Rd8 15. O-O d3 16. Nd4 d2 17. Qc2 Nc6 18. Nb3 Qc7 19. Nxd2 b6 20. Rad1
Ba6 21. Rfe1 Nb4 22. Qb3 Nd3 23. Re3 Qe5 24. Nf3 Nc5 25. Nxe5 Nxb3 26. Ree1
Nc5 27. Nc6 Rxd1 28. Rxd1 Rc8 29. e5 Rc7 30. Rd2 Bb7 31. Nxa7 Bxg2 32. Nb5
Rb7 33. Kxg2 g5 34. Nd6 Ra7 35. b4 Nd7 36. f4 gxf4 37. gxf4 Rc7 38. Ne8+ 1-0

Jonathan Beatty(1887) - Edgar Davison(1921) City Championship, January 27, 2012, round 3
Dutch Defence

1. d4 f5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 d5 5. Bg2 c6 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. O-O Nbd7 8. Nc3
Ne4 9. Nd2 Nxc3 10. bxc3 O-O 11. cxd5 exd5 12. c4 Nf6 13. cxd5 Nxd5 14. Nc4 Re8
15. Bb2 Be6 16. Nxd6 Qxd6 17. e3 g6 18. Rfe1 Nf6 19. a3 Bd5 20. f3 Qe6 21. Kf2
Re7 22. Bf1 Rae8 23. Bd3 f4 24. e4 Qh3 25. Rh1 fxg3+ 26. hxg3 Ng4+ 27. Kg1
Qxg3+ 28. Qg2 Qxg2+ 29. Kxg2 Ne3+ 30. Kf2 Nc4 31. Bc3 Bf7 32. Rag1 b5 33. f4
Rxe4 34. Bxe4 Rxe4 35. Re1 Rxf4+ 36. Kg3 g5 37. Rh6 Bd5 38. Bb4 Rf3+ 39. Kg4
Ne3+ 40. Kxg5 Rf5+ 41. Kh4 Ng2+ 42. Kg4 Rf4+ 43. Kg5 Nxe1 44. Kxf4 Nd3+ 45. Kg5
Nf2 46. Kf4 Nd3+ 1/2-1/2

Carlos Sims(1942) - Roy Nilsson(1791)  City Championship, January 27, 2012, round 3
Torre Attack

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bg5 Ne4 4. Bf4 c6 5. e3 Qb6 6. Qc1 Bf5 7. Be2 e6 8. O-O
Be7 9. c3 g5 10. Bg3 h5 11. Be5 f6 12. Bxb8 Rxb8 13. Nfd2 Nd6 14. Nb3 Kf7 15.
Qd1 Bg6 16. N1d2 Rbg8 17. c4 Qc7 18. Rc1 g4 19. cxd5 exd5 20. Nc5 Nf5 21. e4
Nxd4 22. exd5 Bd6 23. dxc6 Re8 24. Bc4+ Kg7 25. Ndb3 Nxb3 26. Bxb3 Bxc5 27.
Rxc5 bxc6 28. Qc1 Be4 29. Qc3 h4 30. Rg5+ Bg6 31. Rxg4 Re4 32. Rxg6+ Kxg6 33.
Bc2 Rhe8 34. f3 1-0

Graham Horobetz(2077) - Jeff Kovalic(1912)   City Championship, January 27, 2012, round 3
Philidor: Improved Hanham variation

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 e5 4. Nf3 Nbd7 5. Bc4 Be7 6. a4 a5 7. O-O O-O 8.
h3 c6 9. dxe5 dxe5 10. Qe2 Qc7 11. Be3 Nc5 12. Ng5 Ncd7 13. Bxf7+ Kh8 14.
Ne6 Qd6 15. Nxf8 Bxf8 16. Rad1 Qb4 17. Bg5 b6 18. Qc4 Ba6 19. Qxc6 Rc8 20.
Qe6 Nc5 21. Qf5 Nfxe4 22. Nd5 Qxb2 23. Rb1 Qd4 24. Be3 Nd6 25. Qxc8 Nxc8 26.
Bxd4 Bxf1 27. Bxc5 1-0

Jim Culhane(1168) - Mike Sansom(1505)   Memphis Reserve, January 27, 2012, round 3
Sicilian defense

1. e4 e6 2. Nf3 c5 3. Bc4 Nc6 4. c3 d6 5. d3 Nf6 6. Bg5 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8.
Re1 Na5 9. Bb3 Nxb3 10. axb3 d5 11. Nbd2 b6 12. Ne5 Bb7 13. Ra4 a5 14. exd5
Nxd5 15. Bxe7 Qxe7 16. Rg4 Rad8 17. Rg3 f6 18. Ng4 Kh8 19. Nf3 Qf7 20. d4
cxd4 21. Nxd4 Nf4 22. Qc2 e5 23. Nf5 Nxg2 24. Rxg2 Bxg2 25. Kxg2 Qg6 26. h3
h5 27. Re4 Qxf5 28. Ne3 Qg6+ 29. Kh2 Rd7 30. Nc4 Rfd8 31. Qe2 Rd1 32. f4
Qg1# 0-1

Alex Sytnytsky(1387) - Hamilton Ellis(1354)   Memphis Reserve, January 27, 2012, round 3
Réti: King's Indian attack

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d3 O-O 5. c3 d5 6. Bf4 Nc6 7. Qd2 Re8 8.
Bh6 e5 9. Bxg7 Kxg7 10. O-O Qe7 11. Qg5 h6 12. Qd2 Bg4 13. h3 Bxf3 14. exf3
Rad8 15. Na3 a6 16. Nc2 Rd6 17. f4 e4 18. d4 a5 19. Ne3 b5 20. f5 b4 21. g4
Rb8 22. Kh2 bxc3 23. bxc3 a4 24. Kg3 Na5 25. h4 Rdb6 26. f4 exf3 27. Bxf3
Rb2 28. Qe1 Qd6+ 0-1

Sohail Bhatt(1312) - Richard George(unr)  GMCC G/60 U1200, January 21, 2012, round 4
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c6 3. Bf4 d6 4. e3 g6 5. Bd3 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. c4 d5 8. Nc3
a6 9. a4 Be6 10. Re1 Qa5 11. c5 Nbd7 12. e4 dxe4 13. Nxe4 Nxe4 14. Bxe4 Nf6
15. Bc2 Rad8 16. Rb1 Nd5 17. Bg3 Bg4 18. Be4 e5 19. Bxd5 Rxd5 20. Qb3 Rfd8
21. dxe5 Be6 22. Qxb7 Qxa4 23. b4 a5 24. Ng5 R8d7 25. Qa6 Rd1 26. Qe2 Rxe1+
27. Qxe1 Qc2 28. Nxe6 fxe6 29. bxa5 Rd5 30. a6 Rd7 31. Ra1 Ra7 32. Qa5 Bf8
33. Qb6 Bxc5 34. Qd8+ Bf8 35. Bh4 Qc3 36. Rd1 Rxa6 1-0

Edgar Davison(1909) - Jonathan Beatty(1890)  GMCC G/60 U1200, January 21, 2012, round 3
Colle System

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. e3 Bg7 4. Bd3 d5 5. Nbd2 Nbd7 6. O-O O-O 7. e4 dxe4
8. Bxe4 Nxe4 9. Nxe4 e5 10. dxe5 Nxe5 11. Nxe5 Bxe5 12. Qf3 c6 13. Rd1 Qh4
14. h3 Bf5 15. Re1 Rfe8 16. g4 Bxe4 17. Rxe4 Rad8 18. Kg2 Qf6 19. Qe2 Kg7
20. c3 Re7 21. Be3 Rde8 22. Re1 Qd6 23. Bd4 f6 24. f4 1-0

Forrest White(1235) - Edgar Davison(1909)  GMCC G/60 U1200, January 21, 2012, round 2
Dutch

1. d4 f5 2. d5 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Qb6 5. Bxf6 exf6 6. Na4 Qa5+ 7. c3 b5 8.
dxc6 Nxc6 9. Qd5 bxa4 10. Qxa5 Nxa5 11. g3 Bb7 12. Nf3 Nc4 13. b3 Ne5 14.
Bg2 Nxf3+ 15. Bxf3 Bxf3 16. exf3 Kf7 17. O-O Rb8 18. bxa4 Bc5 19. a5 Rb2 20.
a4 Re8 0-1

Jim Culhane(1168) - Jonathan Beatty(1887)  GMCC G/60 U1200, January 21, 2012, round 1
Sicilian defense

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 e6 4. d3 Nge7 5. O-O d5 6. Bb3 h6 7. c3 b6 8. Be3
d4 9. cxd4 cxd4 10. Bf4 Ng6 11. Qc1 Bd7 12. Ba4 Rc8 13. Bg3 Be7 14. Qd1 O-O
15. Nbd2 a6 16. Rc1 b5 17. Bb3 Qb6 18. a3 e5 19. Re1 Bf6 20. Bd5 Nce7 21.
Nb3 Nxd5 22. exd5 Rxc1 23. Qxc1 Rc8 24. Qd2 Qd6 25. Nbxd4 Qxd5 26. h3 exd4
27. Re2 Re8 28. Qe1 Rxe2 29. Qxe2 Qe6 30. Qc2 Bc6 31. Nd2 Bg5 32. Ne4 Bxe4
33. dxe4 Qc4 34. Qd1 d3 35. f3 Be3+ 36. Bf2 Bxf2+ 37. Kxf2 0-1

Jeff Kovalic(1912) - Jonathan Beatty(1887)  City Championship, January 20, 2012, round 2
English Opening

1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 O-O 5. Nc3 d6 6. Nf3 Nbd7 7. O-O c6 8. e4
e5 9. h3 h6 10. Be3 Re8 11. d5 c5 12. Qd2 Kh7 13. a3 a6 14. b4 b6 15. Rfc1 Nf8
16. Rab1 g5 17. g4 Ng6 18. bxc5 bxc5 19. Nh2 Nf4 20. Nf1 Bd7 21. Ng3 Qc7 22.
Rb3 Reb8 23. Rcb1 Rxb3 24. Rxb3 Rb8 25. Qb2 Rxb3 26. Qxb3 Bc8 27. Nf5 Bxf5 28.
gxf5 Qa5 29. Bf1 g4 30. hxg4 Nxg4 31. Bd2 Qd8 32. Ne2 Qg5 33. Bxf4 exf4 34. Bg2
Ne3 35. Nxf4 Nxg2 36. Nxg2 Qc1+ 37. Kh2 Be5+ 38. f4 Bxf4+ 39. Nxf4 Qxf4+ 40.
Qg3 Qxg3+ 41. Kxg3 f6 1/2-1/2

Edgar Davison(1921) - David Sichel(2006)   City Championship, January 20, 2012, round 2
Robatsch defense: two knights variation

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. h3 e5 6. dxe5 Nxe5 7. Bf4 Be6 8.
Nxe5 dxe5 9. Qxd8+ Rxd8 10. Be3 a6 11. Rd1 Rxd1+ 12. Kxd1 Ne7 13. Bd3 f5 14.
f3 h5 15. Na4 Nc6 16. Nc5 Bc8 17. Bc4 Ke7 18. Bg5+ Bf6 19. Be3 Rd8+ 20. Kc1
Nd4 21. c3 b6 22. Nxa6 b5 23. Nxc7 bxc4 24. Nd5+ Rxd5 25. exd5 Ne2+ 26. Kd2
Ng3 27. Bc5+ Kd7 28. Re1 Bb7 29. Bf2 h4 30. b4 Bxd5 31. a4 e4 32. f4 e3+ 33.
Rxe3 Ne4+ 0-1

Carlos Sims(1942) - Graham Horobetz(2077)   City Championship, January 20, 2012, round 2
Nimzo-Indian: classical, 4...c5

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 c5 5. e3 Nc6 6. a3 Bxc3+ 7. bxc3 d6 8.
Nf3 e5 9. d5 Ne7 10. e4 O-O 11. Be2 Ng6 12. O-O Re8 13. Bg5 h6 14. Bc1 Nf4
15. Bxf4 exf4 16. Bd3 Bg4 17. Nd2 f3 18. Nxf3 Bxf3 19. gxf3 Nh5 20. f4 Nxf4
21. f3 Qh4 22. Kh1 Re5 23. Rad1 Rae8 24. Qf2 Qf6 25. Bb1 Rg5 26. Qe3 Rg2 27.
Rd2 Rg6 28. Rg1 Rxg1+ 29. Kxg1 Re5 30. Bd3 Rg5+ 31. Kf1 Rh5 32. Ke1 Rh4 33.
Bf1 Ng6 34. Kd1 Rf4 35. Rf2 Ne5 36. h3 Rxf3 37. Rxf3 Qxf3+ 38. Qxf3 Nxf3 39.
Ke2 Ne5 40. Kd2 Kf8 41. Ke3 Ke7 42. Kf4 Kd7 43. Ke3 Ke7 44. Kf4 Ng6+ 45. Kg3
Kf6 46. h4 Ke5 47. Bg2 Nf4 48. Bf3 Nd3 49. Bh5 g6 50. Bg4 Kxe4 51. Be6 f5
52. Bc8 b6 53. Bd7 Ne5 54. Be8 f4+ 55. Kf2 Kd3 56. h5 g5 57. Bg6+ Kxc4 0-1

Hamilton Ellis(1354) - Jim Culhane(1168)  Memphis Reserve, January 20, 2012, round 2
Old Indian defense

1. d4 d6 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bg2 O-O 6. Nc3 c6 7. O-O Be6 8. d5
Bf5 9. Nh4 Qd7 10. e4 Bh3 11. a4 Na6 12. Re1 e5 13. dxe6 Qxe6 14. Bf4 Bxg2
15. Nxg2 Qxc4 16. Bxd6 Rfd8 17. e5 Ng4 18. Re4 Qe6 19. Qxg4 Re8 20. Qxe6
Rxe6 21. Rae1 g5 22. a5 b6 23. axb6 axb6 24. b4 Rxd6 25. exd6 Bxc3 26. Re8+
Rxe8 27. Rxe8+ Kg7 28. d7 Bf6 29. Ne3 Nxb4 30. Ng4 1-0

Alex Sytnytsky(1387) - Dwight Weaver(1613)  Memphis Reserve, January 20, 2012, round 2
Sicilian defense

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Qb6 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. Nc3 a6 7. h3 d6 8.
a3 g6 9. b4 Bg7 10. Na4 Qd8 11. Bb2 b5 12. e5 Nh5 13. Qd5 Bb7 14. Nc3 Rb8
15. exd6 Nd4 16. d7+ Kf8 17. Qxd4 Bxd4 18. Nxd4 Qxd7 19. Nce2 Nf6 20. O-O-O
Rg8 21. Nf4 Qc7 22. Nfe6+ fxe6 23. Nxe6+ Kf7 24. Nxc7 Rbc8 25. Bxf6 exf6 26.
Rd7+ Kf8 27. Ne6+ 1-0

Saira Rodriguez(554) - Keith Magouyrk(1310)  Memphis Reserve, January 20, 2012, round 2
French: Marshall variation

1. e4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 c5 4. Nf3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bb4 6. Bd2 Ne7 7. e5 O-O 8.
Bd3 Nbc6 9. a3 Bxc3 10. bxc3 Nxe5 11. Qe2 Nxd3+ 12. cxd3 Ng6 13. O-O Re8 14.
c4 e5 15. Nf3 d4 16. Bg5 f6 17. Bd2 Bg4 18. Qe4 Qd7 19. Qd5+ Qxd5 20. cxd5
Bxf3 21. gxf3 Rad8 22. Rac1 Rxd5 23. Rc7 Re7 24. Rc8+ Kf7 25. a4 Nh4 26. Rh8
Nxf3+ 27. Kh1 Nxd2 28. Rd1 Nb3 29. Rxh7 a5 30. Rg1 Kg8 31. Rh5 Nc5 32. Rg4
Nxd3 33. Kg1 Nf4 34. Rhh4 d3 35. f3 d2 36. Kf2 d1=Q 37. Rg1 Rd2+ 38. Kg3
Qxg1# 0-1

Roy Nilsson(1791) - Kyle Salzgeber(1688)   City Championship, January 19, 2012, round 2
Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 Nf6 6. f4 d6 7. Nf3 O-O 8. O-O
Rb8 9. Bd2 b5 10. a3 a5 11. f5 Qb6 12. Nh4 c4+ 13. Kh1 cxd3 14. cxd3 Ne5 15.
Bg5 Qd4 16. Nf3 Qxd3 17. Nxe5 Qxd1 18. Raxd1 dxe5 19. b4 h6 20. Bxf6 exf6
21. g4 axb4 22. axb4 gxf5 23. gxf5 Ba6 24. Rd6 Ra8 25. Rfd1 Rfc8 26. Nd5 Rd8
27. Ne7+ Kf8 28. Rxd8+ Rxd8 29. Rxd8+ Kxe7 30. Ra8 1-0

Jonathan Beatty(1887) - Carlos Sims(1942)   City Championship 2012, January 17, 2012, round 1
Catalan: closed, Qc2 & b3

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 c6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. O-O Be7 7. Qc2 O-O 8.
b3 Re8 9. Bb2 Ne4 10. Nbd2 f5 11. Ne5 Nxe5 12. dxe5 Qb6 13. Rac1 Bg5 14.
Bxe4 fxe4 15. c5 Qa6 16. e3 Bd7 17. b4 Rf8 18. Nb3 Rf7 19. h4 Bh6 20. Qd2
Raf8 21. Nd4 Qa4 22. a3 b6 23. g4 g6 24. g5 Bg7 25. Ne2 Qa6 26. Bd4 Rf3 27.
Kg2 h6 28. Ng1 R3f5 29. f4 exf3+ 30. Nxf3 Qb7 31. Qe1 hxg5 32. hxg5 Qb8 33.
Qg3 b5 34. Rc2 Qd8 35. Rcf2 a6 36. Rh1 Be8 37. Kf1 1/2-1/2

David Sichel(2006) - Jeff Kovalic(1912)  City Championship 2012, January 13, 2012, round 1
Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nge2 d6 6. d3 Nf6 7. Bd2 O-O 8.
Qc1 Nd4 9. Nxd4 cxd4 10. Ne2 e5 11. Bh6 Be6 12. Bxg7 Kxg7 13. O-O Qd7 14. c4
h5 15. Qd2 h4 16. f4 Bh3 17. fxe5 Nxe4 18. dxe4 Bxg2 19. e6 fxe6 20. Kxg2 e5
21. Qg5 h3+ 22. Kg1 Qc7 23. b3 d3 24. Nc3 Qc5+ 25. Kh1 Rf2 26. Qe7+ Kg8 27.
Qe6+ Kg7 28. Qd7+ Kg8 29. Qxh3 Raf8 30. Nd5 Qd4 31. Qe6+ Kg7 32. Rxf2 Qxa1+
33. Kg2 Rxf2+ 34. Kxf2 Qb2+ 35. Kg1 Qc1+ 36. Kg2 Qd2+ 1/2-1/2

Graham Horobetz(2077) - Roy Nilsson(1791)  City Championship 2012, January 13, 2012, round 1
Scandinavian: Pytel-Wade variation

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. g3 Nf6 5. Bg2 c6 6. d4 g6 7. Nf3 Bg7 8.
Ne5 O-O 9. O-O Be6 10. a3 Bd5 11. Nxd5 Nxd5 12. c4 Nf6 13. Qb3 Qc7 14. Bf4
Qb6 15. Qb4 e6 16. Qa4 Qa6 17. Qxa6 Nxa6 18. b4 Nh5 19. b5 Nxf4 20. bxa6
Ne2+ 21. Kh1 Bxe5 22. axb7 Rab8 23. dxe5 Rxb7 24. Bxc6 Rc7 25. Bb5 Nd4 26.
Rfd1 Nf3 27. Rac1 Nxe5 28. f4 Nc6 29. Rd6 Na5 30. Ra6 Nb3 31. Rd1 Nc5 32.
Rad6 Rfc8 33. Kg2 a6 34. Bxa6 Ra8 35. Rd8+ Rxd8 36. Rxd8+ Kg7 37. Bb5 Ra7
38. Rc8 Ne4 39. a4 Nc3 40. c5 Nxa4 41. c6 Nc3 42. Bc4 Ne4 43. Be2 Kf6 44.
Rb8 Rc7 45. Rb6 Ke7 46. Kf3 f5 47. Ke3 Kd6 48. Kd4 Nf6 49. Bb5 Nd5 50. Rb8
Ne7 51. Rd8+ 1-0

Emmanuel Paxton(1236) - Cydney James(1201)  Memphis Reserve 2012, January 13, 2012, round 1
English: Neo-Catalan

1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 Nc6 5. O-O Bd6 6. b3 O-O 7. Bb2 Bd7 8.
e3 e5 9. d4 e4 10. Ne5 Qe7 11. Nxc6 Bxc6 12. c5 Rae8 13. cxd6 cxd6 14. Nd2
Bd7 15. Rc1 Bg4 16. Qe1 Qe6 17. f3 exf3 18. Bxf3 Bh3 19. Bg2 Bxg2 20. Kxg2
Qxe3 21. Qxe3 Rxe3 22. Rc7 Ng4 23. Kh3 Nxh2 24. Kxh2 Re2+ 25. Kh3 Rxd2 26.
Ba3 Rxa2 27. Bxd6 Rd8 28. Rfxf7 Rxd6 29. Rxg7+ Kf8 30. Rxh7 Kg8 31. Rxb7 Ra1
32. Rhg7+ Kf8 33. Rxa7 Rd1 34. Rgb7 Re6 35. Rb8+ Re8 36. Rxe8+ Kxe8 37. Ra4
Rd3 38. Rb4 Kd7 39. Kg4 Ke6 40. Kf4 Kf6 41. g4 Rd1 42. Rb6+ Kg7 43. Ke5 Rg1
44. Kxd5 Rxg4 45. Re6 Rg5+ 46. Re5 Rg3 47. b4 Kf7 48. b5 Rg6 49. Kc5 Re6 50.
Rxe6 Kxe6 51. Kc6 Ke7 52. Kc7 Ke6 53. b6 Kd5 54. b7 Kxd4 55. b8=Q Ke4 56.
Qb5 Kf4 57. Kd6 Kg4 58. Ke6 Kh4 59. Kf6 Kg4 60. Qf5+ Kh4 1-0

Alexis Jones(695) - Alex Sytnytsky(1387)  Memphis Reserve 2012, January 13, 2012, round 1
Sicilian: Alapin's variation (2.c3)

1. e4 c5 2. c3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. cxd4 e6 5. Nc3 Qb6 6. d5 Nd8 7. Be3 Qxb2 8.
Rc1 Bb4 9. Bd4 Nf6 10. Bd3 exd5 11. Rc2 Qa3 12. e5 Ne6 13. Be3 Bxc3+ 14. Bd2
Bxe5 15. Qc1 Qxc1+ 16. Rxc1 O-O 17. Nf3 Bf4 18. O-O Bxd2 19. Nxd2 Nf4 20.
Bb1 Ne2+ 21. Kh1 Nxc1 22. Rxc1 b6 23. Nf3 Ba6 24. Ng5 Rac8 25. Bxh7+ Nxh7
26. h4 Rxc1+ 27. Kh2 Nxg5 28. hxg5 Rc2 29. Kg1 Rxa2 0-1

Jim Culhane(1168) - Saira Rodriguez(554) Memphis Reserve 2012, January 13, 2012, round 1
King's pawn opening

1. e4 d6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Bc4 Nc6 4. d4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Bg5 d5 8.
Bxf6 Bxf6 9. exd5 Ne7 10. dxe6 fxe6 11. d5 c6 12. dxe6 Qxd1 13. Raxd1 Re8
14. Rfe1 b5 15. Nxb5 Ba6 16. Nd6 Rab8 17. Bxa6 Rxb2 18. Bb7 Rd8 19. Nf7 Rxd1
20. Rxd1 Rxb7 21. Rd8# 1-0

Shimera Paxton(1236) - Andy Sorensen(1721)   Memphis Reserve 2012, January 13, 2012, round 1
Sicilian: Kan, 5.Bd3

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Bd3 Nf6 6. Nc3 Qc7 7. Bg5 Bb4 8.
Ne2 Be7 9. O-O h6 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. Re1 Nc6 12. Nf4 Qxf4 13. Re3 Bxc3 14.
bxc3 Ne5 15. Rb1 Ng4 16. f3 Qxh2+ 17. Kf1 Qh1+ 18. Ke2 Qxg2+ 19. Ke1 Qf2# 0-1

Dwight Weaver(1613) - Teiraney Biggs(579)  Memphis Reserve 2012, January 13, 2012, round 1
English opening

1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 c6 4. b3 d5 5. Bb2 Bd6 6. e3 O-O 7. Ne2 Be6 8. d3
Nbd7 9. O-O Ng4 10. Nbc3 Qf6 11. h3 d4 12. Ne4 Qe7 13. hxg4 Nf6 14. Nxd6
Qxd6 15. g5 Ng4 16. exd4 exd4 17. Nxd4 Bd7 18. Nf3 Qg6 19. Ne5 Qh5 20. Nxg4
Bxg4 21. f3 Bf5 22. g4 Qxg5 23. gxf5 Qxf5 24. Qc2 Rad8 25. Qc3 f6 26. d4 c5
27. d5 Qg5 28. Rae1 h5 29. Qe3 Qg3 30. f4 Qg6 31. f5 Qf7 32. Qe6 Rde8 33.
Qxf7+ Kxf7 34. Re6 h4 35. Rfe1 Rd8 36. Re7+ Kg8 37. Rxb7 h3 38. Bxh3 1-0

Roy Nilsson(1791) - Sanjay Gatti(1762)  Memphis Candidates 2012, January 08, 2012, round 5 
Caro-Kann: advance variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. a3 cxd4 6. cxd4 Qb6 7. Nf3 Bg4 8.
Be2 Bxf3 9. Bxf3 Qxd4 10. O-O Qxd1 11. Rxd1 e6 12. Bf4 Nge7 13. Bh5 g6 14.
Be2 Bg7 15. Bb5 O-O 16. Bxc6 Nxc6 17. Rc1 Nd4 18. Ra2 Rac8 19. Nc3 Rfd8 20.
Bg5 Rd7 21. f4 h6 22. Bh4 Nf5 23. Bf2 a6 24. g4 Ne7 25. Rd1 Rc4 26. Rd4 Rxd4
27. Bxd4 Nc6 28. Bc5 g5 29. fxg5 hxg5 30. b4 Nxe5 31. h3 Nf3+ 32. Kf2 Bxc3
33. Kxf3 d4 34. Rc2 d3 35. Rc1 Bb2 36. Rd1 Bxa3 37. Ke3 d2 0-1

Jeff Kovalic(1912) - David Sichel(2006)  Memphis Candidates 2012, January 08, 2012, round 5 
King's Indian: fianchetto, classical main line

1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. Nf3 d6 6. d4 Nbd7 7. O-O c6 8.
e4 e5 9. h3 h6 10. Be3 Qe7 11. Qc2 Nh5 12. Rad1 f5 13. exf5 gxf5 14. Nh4 Qf7
15. Nxf5 Qxf5 16. Qxf5 Rxf5 17. g4 Rf8 18. gxh5 exd4 19. Bxd4 Ne5 20. Kh1
Be6 21. b3 Rf4 22. Ne2 Rh4 23. f4 Bg4 24. Rd2 Nd3 25. Bxg7 Bxe2 26. Rxe2
Kxg7 27. f5 Ne5 28. f6+ Kf7 29. c5 Rxh5 30. cxd6 Rd8 31. Bf3 Rxh3+ 32. Kg2
Rxf3 33. Rxf3 Nxf3 34. Re7+ Kxf6 35. Kxf3 Rxd6 36. Rxb7 1/2-1/2

Kyle Salzgeber(1688) - Graham Horobetz(2077)  Memphis Candidates 2012, January 08, 2012, round 5 
Nimzo-Indian: three knights variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 Bb4+ 4. Nc3 Qe7 5. Bf4 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 d6 7. e3 Nc6
8. Bd3 e5 9. dxe5 dxe5 10. Bg5 e4 11. O-O exf3 12. Qxf3 Ne5 13. Qe2 Nxd3 14.
Qxd3 O-O 15. Rad1 Be6 16. Qe2 Rad8 17. e4 h6 18. Bh4 g5 19. Bg3 Qc5 20. Rd4
Rxd4 21. cxd4 Qxd4 22. Rd1 Qxe4 23. Qb2 Nh5 24. Bxc7 Rc8 25. Be5 Bxc4 26. f3
Qe2 27. Qxe2 Bxe2 28. Re1 Ba6 29. g4 Nf4 30. h4 Nd3 31. Re3 Re8 32. Bd4 Rxe3
33. Bxe3 Ne5 34. hxg5 Nxf3+ 35. Kf2 Nxg5 36. Bxa7 Kg7 37. a3 Kg6 38. Bd4
Ne4+ 39. Kf3 Nd2+ 40. Kg3 Bb5 41. Kf4 Bd7 42. Be3 Nc4 43. Bc1 b5 0-1

Edgar Davison(1921) - Carlos Sims(1942)  Memphis Candidates 2012, January 08, 2012, round 5 
Réti opening

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. d3 d5 3. Nbd2 Nc6 4. e4 e5 5. c3 Be7 6. Be2 O-O 7. O-O a6 8.
a3 h6 9. b4 Re8 10. Re1 Bf8 11. Qc2 Na7 12. Nf1 c5 13. bxc5 dxe4 14. dxe4
Bxc5 15. Ne3 b6 16. Rd1 Qc7 17. Ne1 Bb7 18. Bf3 Rac8 19. Rb1 Nb5 20. a4 Nd6
21. Nd5 Bxd5 22. exd5 e4 23. Be2 Re5 24. c4 Rf5 25. Be3 Bxe3 26. fxe3 Qc5
27. Rd4 Rg5 28. h4 Rg3 29. Kh2 Rxe3 30. Qd2 Nf5 31. Nc2 Rxe2 0-1

Qiyu Han(1473) - Dwight Weaver(1613)  Memphis Candidates 2012, January 08, 2012, round 5 
Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 a6 3. f4 e6 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. d3 Qb6 6. Rb1 d6 7. Be3 g6 8. Be2
Bg7 9. Qd2 Nd4 10. O-O Ne7 11. b4 cxb4 12. Na4 Nxe2+ 13. Qxe2 Qa5 14. Nb6
Rb8 15. h3 Nc6 16. Nc4 Qd8 17. f5 O-O 18. fxg6 fxg6 19. Bd2 1/2-1/2

Sam O'Bar(1792) - Jonathan Beatty(1887)  Memphis Candidates 2012, January 08, 2012, round 5 
King's Indian: orthodox variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Na6 8.
Re1 exd4 9. Nxd4 Nc5 10. Bf1 Re8 11. f3 a5 1/2-1/2

Dwight Weaver(1613) - Jeff Baudendistel(1621)  Memphis Candidates 2012, January 08, 2012, round 4 
English opening

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c5 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 d6 5. O-O Bg7 6. d3 Nc6 7. Nc3 O-O 8.
Bd2 Rb8 9. Qc1 a6 10. Bh6 b5 11. Bxg7 Kxg7 12. Ne1 Qc7 13. e3 e6 14. b3 bxc4
15. dxc4 Bb7 16. Nf3 Ne5 17. Nxe5 Bxg2 18. Kxg2 dxe5 19. Qc2 Qc6+ 20. Kg1
Rfd8 21. Rfd1 Qf3 22. Rxd8 Rxd8 23. Rd1 Rxd1+ 24. Qxd1 Qxd1+ 25. Nxd1 Kf8
26. Nc3 Ke8 27. f3 Kd8 1/2-1/2

Jeff Kovalic(1912) - Sam O'Bar(1792)  Memphis Candidates 2012, January 08, 2012, round 4 
English opening

1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Nc3 Nb6 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. O-O Be7
8. d3 Be6 9. a3 a5 10. Na4 Qd7 11. Nxb6 cxb6 12. Bd2 f6 13. Bc3 O-O 14. Rc1
Rfd8 15. Re1 a4 16. Nd2 b5 17. Ra1 Na5 1/2-1/2

Jonathan Beatty(1887) - Edgar Davison(1921)  Memphis Candidates 2012, January 08, 2012, round 4 
Old Indian defense

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 d6 3. Nc3 Nbd7 4. e4 e5 5. d5 Be7 6. Nge2 O-O 7. Ng3 a5 8.
Be2 Nc5 9. Be3 b6 10. Qc2 Ng4 11. Bxg4 Bxg4 12. f3 Bd7 13. O-O-O Bg5 14.
Bxg5 Qxg5+ 15. Kb1 Rab8 16. a4 g6 17. b3 h5 18. Ka2 Na6 19. Qf2 Nb4+ 20. Kb2
Kg7 21. h4 Qe7 22. Qe3 Rh8 23. Na2 Na6 24. Nc1 Nc5 25. Nd3 f5 26. exf5 gxf5
27. Ne2 Qf6 28. Ka3 f4 29. Qd2 Nxd3 30. Qxd3 Qf5 31. Qc3 Kf7 32. Rdf1 Rhg8 1/2-1/2

Siva Yanamandra(1571) - Roy Nilsson(1791)  Memphis Candidates 2012, January 08, 2012, round 4 
Scandinavian: Pytel-Wade variation

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. d4 c6 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. Be3 Bf5 7. Be2 Nbd7
8. h3 e6 9. Nh4 Bg6 10. Nxg6 hxg6 11. Qd2 Qc7 12. a3 Bd6 13. Bg5 a6 14.
O-O-O Nh7 15. Be3 f5 16. f4 O-O-O 17. h4 Nb6 18. Bd3 Nf6 19. Qe1 Bxf4 20.
Bxf4 Qxf4+ 21. Kb1 Rhe8 22. Ne2 Qc7 23. Rf1 Ng4 24. Nf4 Qf7 25. Rf3 e5 26.
dxe5 Rxe5 27. Qc3 Kb8 28. Rg3 Nd5 29. Qd4 Qf6 30. Nxd5 Rdxd5 31. Qb6 Qe6 32.
Kc1 Ne3 33. Re1 Nc4 34. Rxe5 Qxe5 35. Qf2 Qxb2+ 36. Kd1 Qb1+ 37. Ke2 Re5+
38. Kf3 Qd1+ 39. Kf4 Qc1+ 0-1

Carlos Sims(1942) - Kyle Salzgeber(1688)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 08, 2012, round 4 
Sicilian defense

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. c3 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Nd2 O-O 8.
Be2 d5 9. Bf3 Ne5 10. O-O Nxf3+ 11. Qxf3 e5 12. N4b3 Bg4 13. Qg3 dxe4 14.
Nxe4 Be2 15. Rfe1 Nxe4 16. Qh3 Bb5 17. Rad1 Qf6 18. f3 Ng5 19. Qg4 Ne6 20.
Qb4 Bc6 21. Na5 Rfd8 22. Rc1 Bf8 23. Qg4 Nf4 24. Nxc6 bxc6 25. g3 h5 26. Qh4
Qxh4 27. gxh4 Nd3 28. Bg5 Rd6 29. Rcd1 Nxe1 30. Rxe1 f6 31. Be3 Rad8 32. Re2
Rd3 33. Kf2 c5 34. h3 Kh7 35. c4 Bh6 36. Bxc5 Rd2 37. b4 Rxe2+ 38. Kxe2 Rd2+
39. Kf1 Rxa2 40. Be7 Kg7 41. c5 Kf7 42. Bd6 Bf8 43. Bc7 Ra4 44. Bb8 Rxb4 45.
Bxa7 Rxh4 46. Ke2 Rc4 47. Kd3 Rxc5 48. Bxc5 Bxc5 49. Kc4 Bf2 50. Kd5 Bg3 51.
Ke4 f5+ 52. Kd5 Kf6 53. Kc4 e4 54. fxe4 fxe4 55. Kd4 Kf5 56. Ke3 g5 57. Kd2
Kf4 58. Ke2 e3 59. Kf1 Kf3 60. h4 e2+ 0-1

David Sichel(2006) - Graham Horobetz(2077)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 08, 2012, round 4 
Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Nge2 Nc6 5. Bg2 d6 6. d3 Nf6 7. Bd2 O-O 8.
Qc1 Ne8 9. Bh6 Nd4 10. Bxg7 Nxg7 11. Nxd4 cxd4 12. Ne2 e5 13. O-O Be6 14. c4
dxc3 15. bxc3 d5 16. Rb1 dxe4 17. Bxe4 Bd5 18. Qe3 f5 19. Bxd5+ Qxd5 20. c4
Qd7 21. Rb5 Rae8 22. Rd5 Qf7 23. Rxe5 Rxe5 24. Qxe5 Re8 25. Qb2 Qd7 26. Nf4
Rf8 27. Nd5 Nh5 28. f4 g5 29. Qe2 Nf6 30. Ne7+ Kg7 31. fxg5 Qd4+ 32. Kg2 1-0

Cydney James(1249) - Michael Rotz(1235)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 3 
King's Indian: 6.Be2

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 c5 7. d5 Bg4 8. O-O
Nbd7 9. Be3 Ne5 10. h3 Bxf3 11. Bxf3 Nxc4 12. b3 Nxe3 13. fxe3 Nd7 14. Be2
Bxc3 15. Rc1 Bg7 16. Rf3 e6 17. Rg3 Bh6 18. dxe6 fxe6 19. Bc4 Qf6 20. Qxd6
Rae8 21. Qxd7 Bxe3+ 22. Rxe3 Qf2+ 23. Kh1 Qxe3 24. Bxe6+ Kh8 25. Rg1 Qxe4
26. Bd5 Qd4 27. Qxb7 Qg7 28. Qb5 Re5 29. Bc4 Rc8 30. Qa5 Qe7 31. Qc3 Kg7 32.
Bb5 Rb8 33. Re1 Rxb5 34. Rxe5 Qf6 35. Re7+ 1-0

Roy Nilsson(1791) - Saithanu Avirneni(1498)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 3 
French: Marshall variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 c5 4. exd5 exd5 5. dxc5 d4 6. Bb5+ Nc6 7. Qe2+ Be6
8. Ne4 Be7 9. Bf4 Nf6 10. Nd6+ Bxd6 11. Bxd6 Qa5+ 12. Kf1 Kd7 13. Nf3 Kc8
14. Bxc6 bxc6 15. Nxd4 Bd5 16. c4 Re8 17. Qd3 Be4 18. Qh3+ Kd8 19. Nb3 Qb4
20. Rc1 a5 21. a3 Qb7 22. Qc3 a4 23. Nd2 Qd7 24. f3 Qf5 25. Nxe4 Nxe4 26.
Qd4 Nxd6 27. Qxd6+ Qd7 28. Kf2 Qxd6 29. cxd6 Kd7 30. Rhe1 Rxe1 31. Kxe1 Rb8
32. Rc2 h5 33. Kf2 g5 34. Kg3 f5 35. h4 g4 36. Kf4 Ke6 37. Kg5 Rb7 38. fxg4
hxg4 39. Kf4 Kf6 40. Rd2 Rd7 41. Re2 Rf7 42. Re5 Kg6 43. h5+ Kg7 44. Rxf5
Rxf5+ 45. Kxf5 Kf7 46. h6 1-0

Kyle Salzgeber(1688) - Hayden Henson(1251)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 3 
QGD: Semi-Tarrasch defense, Pillsbury variation

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 c5 5. Bg5 cxd4 6. Nxd4 Bb4 7. e3 Nc6 8.
Be2 O-O 9. O-O Bd7 10. cxd5 Nxd4 11. Qxd4 Bxc3 12. bxc3 exd5 13. Bxf6 Qxf6
14. Qxd5 Bc6 15. Qd4 Qg6 16. Qg4 Qc2 17. Rfc1 Qb2 18. Bf3 Bxf3 19. Qxf3 Rac8
20. c4 Rxc4 21. Rcb1 Rfc8 22. Rxb2 Rc1+ 1-0

Mike Salzgeber(1443) - Sanjay Ghatti(1762)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 3 
Caro-Kann

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Bg4 6. c3 Nf6 7. Nbd2 e6 8. Qb3
Qc7 9. Bb5 Bd6 10. Bxc6 bxc6 11. c4 O-O 12. c5 Be7 13. Ne5 Bf5 14. Ndf3 Be4 
15. O-O Rab8 16. Qd1 Bxf3 17. Qxf3 Ne4 18. Bf4 Bg5 19. Bxg5 Nxg5 20. Qg4 Ne4 
21. b3 Rb4 22. Rfd1 Nxf2 23. Kxf2 Qxe5 24. Rd3 Qf6 25. Ke2 e5 26. Rf1 Qh6 
27. Rh3 Rxd4 28. Qf5 Qd2 29. Kf3 Rf4 30. Qxf4 Qxf4 31. Ke2 Qe4 32. Re3 0-1

Mark Beatty(1569) - Carlos Sims(1942)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 3 
Latvian counter-gambit

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 f5 3. d3 d6 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. Bg5 c6 6. Be2 Be7 7. exf5 Bxf5 8.
Nh4 Be6 9. Bxf6 Bxf6 10. Bh5+ g6 11. Nxg6 hxg6 12. Bxg6+ Kd7 13. Qf3 Na6 14.
Bf5 Qe7 15. O-O-O Bg5+ 16. Kb1 Raf8 17. Bxe6+ Qxe6 18. Qg3 Rfg8 19. Ne4 Bf4
20. Qf3 Rf8 21. g3 Bh6 22. Qg2 d5 23. Nd2 Nb4 24. Nb3 b6 25. Rhe1 Qf6 26.
Rf1 a5 27. a3 Na6 28. c4 a4 29. Na1 Kd6 30. Nc2 Bg7 31. cxd5 e4 32. d4 cxd5
33. Ne3 Qg6 34. Rfe1 Bh6 35. Qf1 Nc7 36. Qe2 Bxe3 37. fxe3 Qh5 38. Qc2 Qxh2
39. Qxa4 Rf2 40. Rh1 Qxh1 41. Rxh1 Rxh1+ 42. Ka2 Rhh2 43. Qb4+ Kc6 44. Qe7
Rxb2+ 45. Ka1 Rbf2 0-1

Graham Horobetz(2077) - Jonathan Beatty(1887)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 3 
Sicilian: Pelikan (Lasker/Sveshnikov) variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Nd5 Nxd5
8. exd5 Nb8 9. a4 Be7 10. Be3 a6 11. Na3 Nd7 12. Nc4 a5 13. Be2 O-O 14. O-O
b6 15. c3 Ba6 16. Na3 Bxe2 17. Qxe2 f5 18. f3 Nf6 19. Qb5 Rb8 20. Nc4 Qc7
21. Qb3 Nd7 22. f4 Kh8 23. Na3 Nc5 24. Qc4 Qd7 25. Bxc5 Rbc8 26. Qb5 Qxb5
27. Nxb5 Rxc5 28. fxe5 Rxd5 29. exd6 Bxd6 30. Nxd6 Rxd6 31. Rad1 Rdf6 32.
Rd7 Kg8 33. Kf2 g6 34. Re1 R8f7 35. Ree7 Rxe7 36. Rxe7 Rf7 37. Re6 Rb7 38.
Ke3 Kf7 39. Rc6 Ke7 40. Kd4 b5 41. Kc5 bxa4 42. Rb6 Rc7+ 43. Kb5 a3 44. bxa3
Rxc3 45. a4 Rc2 46. Kxa5 Rxg2 47. Rb7+ Kf6 48. Rxh7 Rb2 49. h4 f4 50. Rh8
Kg7 51. Rc8 f3 52. Rc3 f2 53. Rf3 Kh6 54. Rf4 g5 55. hxg5+ Kxg5 56. Rf8 Kg4
57. Ka6 Kg3 58. a5 Kg2 59. Ka7 f1=Q 60. Rxf1 Kxf1 61. a6 Rb3 62. Ka8 Rb4 63.
a7 Rb3 1/2-1/2

 Alex Sytnytsky(1387) - Jeff Baudendistel(1621)  Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 3 

1. e4 e6 2. Nf3 c5 3. b3 Nc6 4. c3 d5 5. exd5 exd5 6. Be2 Nf6 7. O-O Be7 8.
d4 O-O 9. Be3 h6 10. Ne5 Qc7 11. Nxc6 Qxc6 12. f3 Be6 13. Qd2 Rac8 14. a4 c4
15. b4 Bd6 16. g4 Qc7 17. Rf2 Rfe8 18. Na3 a6 19. Kh1 Qe7 20. Bf4 Bxf4 21.
Qxf4 Qc7 22. Qxc7 Rxc7 23. Rg1 Rce7 24. Rgg2 Bd7 25. b5 axb5 26. Nxb5 Bxb5
27. axb5 Re3 28. g5 Nd7 29. f4 Rxc3 30. Bf3 Rc1+ 31. Rg1 Rxg1+ 32. Kxg1 Re1+
33. Kg2 Kf8 34. Bxd5 Rd1 35. Bxc4 Rxd4 36. Bf1 Nc5 37. Rf3 Ke7 38. Kg3 Kd6
39. Kg4 Kd5 40. Ra3 Ne6 41. Rd3 Rxd3 42. Bxd3 b6 43. h4 Kd4 44. Bf1 Nc5 45.
f5 Nd3 1/2-1/2

Randy Rotz(1415) - Sarthak Bansal(1006)  Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 3 
Caro-Kann: exchange variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Nf3 Bf5 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Bd3 Bxd3 7. Qxd3
Nbd7 8. Qb5 e6 9. Qxb7 Qb8 10. Qc6 Be7 11. Ne5 Qc8 12. Qxc8+ Rxc8 13. Nxd7
Nxd7 14. a3 O-O 15. O-O Rfe8 16. Bd2 e5 17. Rac1 exd4 18. Nxd5 Bf6 19. Nxf6+
Nxf6 20. Rfe1 Rxe1+ 21. Bxe1 d3 22. c3 Ne4 23. Rd1 Rb8 24. Rxd3 Rxb2 25.
Rd8# 1-0

Edgar Davison(1921) - Sam O'Bar(1792)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 3 
Torre, London and Colle Systems

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Bf4 c5 4. e3 b6 5. Bd3 Bb7 6. Nbd2 cxd4 7. exd4 d6 8.
Qe2 Be7 9. c3 Nbd7 10. O-O-O O-O 11. h4 Re8 12. Rde1 Nf8 13. Ne4 a6 14. Bg5 b5
15. Bxf6 Bxf6 16. Neg5 Qa5 17. Kb1 Rec8 18. Ne4 Be7 19. Nfg5 Bd5 20. a3 Qb6 21.
Qc2 Rc7 22. Ng3 g6 23. N3e4 f5 24. Nd2 Bf6 25. Ndf3 Rac8 26. h5 a5 27. hxg6
hxg6 28. Rh6 b4 29. axb4 axb4 30. c4 Bxc4 31. Bxc4 Rxc4 32. Qb3 d5 33. Qe3 Qa6
34. Ne5 R4c7 35. Nd3 Ra7 36. Nc5 Rxc5 37. dxc5 Qa1+ 38. Kc2 Qxb2+ 0-1

Sanjay Ghatti(1762) - Graham Horobetz(2077)  Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 2 
Réti: King's Indian attack

1. Nf3 c5 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. O-O e5 5. d3 Nf6 6. Bg5 Be7 7. Nfd2 O-O 8.
Bxf6 Bxf6 9. Nc3 d4 10. Nd5 Be6 11. Nxf6+ Qxf6 12. e4 Qe7 13. f4 f6 14. f5
Bf7 15. Bf3 b5 16. Bh5 g6 17. Bg4 c4 18. h4 cxd3 19. cxd3 Nb4 20. Nb3 Rac8
21. fxg6 Be6 22. gxh7+ Kh8 23. Bxe6 Qxe6 24. Rf2 Qh3 25. Qf3 Rc7 26. Rh2 Qe6
27. Qd1 Rg7 28. Rg2 Qh3 29. Kf2 f5 30. Qf3 Nxd3+ 0-1

David Sichel(2006) - Roy Nilsson(1791)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 2 
Scandinavian: Pytel-Wade variation

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. d4 c6 6. Bd3 Bg4 7. O-O Nbd7
8. Re1 e6 9. Be3 Be7 10. Be2 O-O 11. Qd2 Bxf3 12. Bxf3 Nb6 13. b3 Rfd8 14.
a3 Rac8 15. Ne4 Nxe4 16. Bxe4 Bf6 17. Qa5 Qb8 18. Rad1 Nd5 19. c4 b6 20. Qd2
Ne7 21. Qe2 e5 22. d5 c5 23. h4 Qd6 24. h5 Kh8 25. g4 h6 26. Qd2 Qd7 27. f3
Bh4 28. Re2 f5 29. gxf5 Nxf5 30. Rg2 Rf8 31. Bf2 Bg5 32. Rxg5 hxg5 33. Qxg5
Rf6 34. Kg2 Rcf8 35. Rh1 Nd6 36. h6 gxh6 37. Rxh6+ Rxh6 38. Qxh6+ Kg8 39.
Bg3 Nxe4 40. fxe4 Qf7 41. Qg5+ Kh7 42. Qh4+ Kg8 43. Bxe5 Qf1+ 44. Kg3 Qg1+
45. Kh3 Qh1+ 46. Bh2 Qf1+ 47. Kg4 Qg2+ 48. Kh5 Qf3+ 49. Qg4+ Kh7 50. Qxf3
Rxf3 51. Kg4 Rxb3 52. e5 Kg6 53. e6 Kf6 54. Bf4 Ke7 55. Kf5 Rd3 56. Ke5 Rd1
57. d6+ Ke8 58. d7+ Kf8 59. Bg5 Re1+ 60. Kd6 1-0

Siva Yanamandra(1571) - Edgar Davison(1921)  Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 2 
Scandinavian defense

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. Nc3 Nxd5 4. Nxd5 Qxd5 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. c3 Bg4 7. Be2
O-O-O 8. h3 Bf5 9. O-O e5 10. b4 e4 11. Ne1 Ne5 12. Nc2 Qd7 13. f4 exf3 14.
Bxf3 Bd3 15. Rf2 Be7 16. Ne1 Bh4 17. Nxd3 Nxd3 18. Rf1 f5 19. Be2 Nxc1 20.
Rxc1 Qxd2 21. Rxf5 Qe3+ 0-1

Jeff Kovalic(1912) - Kyle Salzgeber(1688)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 2 
English: symmetrical, main line with d4

1. c4 c5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. O-O Nf6 6. Nc3 O-O 7. d4 cxd4 8.
Nxd4 Qb6 9. Ndb5 a6 10. Be3 Qa5 11. Nd4 Ng4 12. Nxc6 dxc6 13. Bd2 Qh5 14. h3
Ne5 15. g4 Qh4 16. b3 Be6 17. Qc1 f6 18. Bf4 g5 19. Bg3 Qh6 20. Bxe5 fxe5
21. Qe3 Qf6 22. Ne4 Qf4 23. Nxg5 Bf7 24. Be4 h6 25. Nf3 Be6 26. Qd3 Rad8 27.
Bh7+ Kh8 28. Qe4 Qxe4 29. Bxe4 Rf4 30. Bc2 e4 31. Nh4 Kg8 32. Rad1 Rxd1 33.
Rxd1 h5 34. Ng6 Rf7 35. Rd8+ Bf8 36. Rxf8+ Rxf8 37. Nxf8 Kxf8 38. gxh5 Bxh3
39. Bxe4 Kg7 40. Bg6 Kh6 41. f3 b5 42. cxb5 cxb5 43. b4 Be6 44. a3 Bc4 45.
Kf2 1-0

Carlos Sims(1942) - Justin Kouch(916)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 2 
Sicilian 

1. e4 c5 2. d4 d6 3. Nf3 cxd4 4. Qxd4 Nc6 5. Bb5 Bd7 6. Bxc6 Bxc6 7. Nc3 Nf6 8.
O-O g6 9. Bg5 Bg7 10. Nd5 Bxd5 11. exd5 O-O 12. Rfe1 Re8 13. Rad1 Nh5 14. Qb4
b6 15. Nd4 Qd7 16. Nc6 e6 17. c4 h6 18. Bc1 exd5 19. cxd5 Rxe1+ 20. Rxe1 Re8
21. Rxe8+ Qxe8 22. Kf1 Qd7 23. f3 Nf6 24. Qc4 Qb7 25. a4 a6 26. Qb3 b5 27. a5
Nd7 28. Qb4 Qc7 29. Be3 Nc5 30. b3 Nd3 31. Qd2 Nc5 32. b4 Nd7 33. Bxh6 Bxh6 34.
Qxh6 Nf6 35. Qd2 Qc8 36. Ne7+ 1-0

Dwight Weaver(1613) - Raghur Bukkarayasamudram(1513)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 2 
English opening

1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 c6 4. b3 d5 5. Bb2 d4 6. Nf3 Bd6 7. O-O O-O 8. d3
Qe7 9. Nbd2 Bf5 10. Ng5 Nbd7 11. Nge4 Bb4 12. a3 Bxd2 13. Nxd2 h6 14. f4 Bh7
15. fxe5 Qxe5 16. e4 c5 17. b4 b6 18. Nf3 Qe6 19. Bc1 Rac8 20. Qa4 a5 21.
bxa5 bxa5 22. Qxa5 Ne5 23. Nxe5 Qxe5 24. Bf4 Qe6 25. Rfb1 g5 26. Rb6 Rc6 27.
Rxc6 Qxc6 28. Bc1 Nd7 29. Rb1 Qe6 30. Rb7 Rc8 31. Qa7 Ne5 32. Rb6 Qg4 33.
Qa4 Nxd3 34. Qc2 Ne1 35. Qd2 Nxg2 36. Qxg2 Bxe4 37. h3 Qd1+ 38. Qf1 Qxf1+
39. Kxf1 Bd3+ 40. Kf2 Kg7 41. h4 f6 42. Rb7+ Kg6 43. g4 gxh4 44. Kg2 Be4+ 0-1

Jeff Baudendistel(1621) - Jonathan Beatty(1887)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 2 
Sicilian: dragon, classical attack

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be2 Bg7 7. Be3 a6 8.
a3 O-O 9. Qd2 Re8 10. O-O Nbd7 11. f3 b5 12. Rac1 Bb7 13. Na2 d5 14. exd5
Nxd5 15. c4 Nxe3 16. Qxe3 bxc4 17. Bxc4 Nb6 18. Bxf7+ Kxf7 19. Ne6 Qd6 20.
Ng5+ Kg8 21. Rfd1 Nd5 22. Qb3 Qb6+ 0-1

Jeff Baudendistel(1621) - Ibsa Abdullahi(1146)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 1 
Sicilian: Scheveningen (Paulsen), classical variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e6 7. Be3 Be7 8.
a3 O-O 9. Qd2 Re8 10. O-O Ng4 11. Bxg4 e5 12. Bxc8 exd4 13. Bxb7 dxc3 14.
Qxc3 Bf6 15. Bd4 Nd7 16. Bxa8 Qxa8 17. Bxf6 Nxf6 18. f3 Nh5 19. g3 Re5 20.
Rad1 Rg5 21. Kg2 Nf4+ 22. Kh1 Ne2 23. Qd2 Nxg3+ 24. hxg3 Rxg3 25. Qxd6 Rh3+
26. Kg2 Qf8 27. Qxf8+ Kxf8 28. Kxh3 Ke7 29. c4 g5 30. c5 h5 31. c6 Ke6 32.
c7 Ke5 33. c8=Q Kf4 34. Qf5+ Ke3 35. Qxg5+ Ke2 36. Qd2# 1-0

Joshua Kouch(1429) - David Sichel(2006)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 1 
Dutch with c4 & Nc3

1. d4 f5 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 e6 4. Nf3 d5 5. e3 c6 6. Be2 Bd6 7. O-O O-O 8. c5
Bc7 9. b4 Nbd7 10. Bb2 e5 11. dxe5 Nxe5 12. Nxe5 Bxe5 13. f4 Bc7 14. Qd3 Qe7
15. Rae1 Bd7 16. h3 Rae8 17. Bd1 b5 18. Bb3 Kh8 19. Rf3 Nh5 20. Ne2 Qf7 21.
Bc3 Qg6 22. Kf2 Bd8 23. Kf1 Bh4 24. Ra1 Re7 25. a4 a6 26. axb5 axb5 27. Ra7
Rfe8 28. Be5 Bf6 29. Bxf6 Qxf6 30. Ng3 Nxg3+ 31. Rxg3 h6 32. Ra2 Re4 33. Qd2
d4 34. exd4 Qxd4 35. Rd3 Rxf4+ 36. Rf3 Ree4 37. Qxd4 Rxd4 38. Rxf4 Rxf4+ 0-1

Roy Nilsson(1791) - Forrest White(1235)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 1 
Scandinavian Defence

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qe5+ 4. Be2 Bg4 5. d4 Qe6 6. Be3 Bxe2 7. Ngxe2 Nd7
8. Nf4 Qb6 9. Qd2 O-O-O 10. O-O-O e5 11. dxe5 Qa6 12. Qd3 g6 13. Qxa6 bxa6 14.
Nd3 Kb7 15. Rd2 Bh6 16. f4 Ne7 17. Rhd1 Nf5 18. Bf2 Nb6 19. Nc5+ Kc8 20. Ne2
Nc4 21. Rxd8+ Rxd8 22. Rxd8+ Kxd8 23. Nxa6 Nce3 24. Bxe3 Nxe3 25. g3 Kd7 26. h4
Kc6 27. Kd2 Nf1+ 28. Kc3 Kb5 29. Nxc7+ Kb6 30. Nd5+ Kc6 31. Kd4 Bf8 32. b4 a6
33. a4 Nd2 34. c4 Nf3+ 35. Ke3 Ne1 36. Nd4+ Kd7 37. Ke2 Ng2 38. a5 h5 39. Kf2
Nxf4 40. gxf4 Be7 41. Nxe7 Kxe7 42. Ke3 f6 43. Ke4 g5 44. exf6+ Kxf6 45. fxg5+
Kg6 46. b5 axb5 47. cxb5 Kf7 48. a6 Ke7 49. a7 Kd6 50. a8=Q Kc5 51. Qc6+ Kb4
52. b6 Ka5 53. Qb5# 1-0

Emmanuel Paxton(1236) - Sam O'Bar(1792)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 1 
English: symmetrical variation

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. e3 d6 8. d4
e5 9. dxc5 dxc5 10. b3 Bf5 11. Ba3 Qa5 12. Na4 Rfd8 13. Qe1 Qxe1 14. Rfxe1
b6 15. Nxe5 Nxe5 16. Bxa8 Rxa8 17. Red1 Nf3+ 18. Kg2 Ne5 19. Nc3 Bg4 20. Re1
Bf3+ 21. Kf1 Rd8 22. Bb2 Rd2 23. Na4 Nd3 24. Bc3 Rxf2+ 25. Kg1 Rg2+ 26. Kf1
Ng4 0-1

Edgar Davison(1921) - Mike Salzgeber(1443)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 1 
Queen's pawn: Bronstein gambit

1. d4 Nf6 2. g4 Nxg4 3. e4 Nxf2 4. Kxf2 e5 5. Nf3 exd4 6. Bg5 f6 7. Bh4 b6
8. Ne5 h5 9. Bc4 Bc5 10. b4 Qe7 11. Ng6 Qxe4 1-0

Graham Horobetz(2077) - Saithanu Avirneni(1498)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 1 
French: Marshall variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 c5 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. exd5 exd5 6. Be2 Nf6 7. Bg5 Be6 8.
O-O c4 9. Ne5 Be7 10. f4 Bf5 11. Bf3 Nb4 12. Rc1 Be6 13. a3 Nc6 14. g4 h6
15. Bh4 Qb6 16. Ne2 g5 17. Bf2 Qxb2 18. Rb1 Qxa3 19. Rxb7 Nxe5 20. dxe5 Qxf3
21. Rxe7+ Kf8 22. exf6 Qxg4+ 23. Ng3 Qh3 24. f5 Bc8 25. Qxd5 1-0

Kyle Salzgeber(1688) - Jim Culhane(1168)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 1 
Queen's Pawn

1. d4 d6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bg5 Bg7 4. c3 Nf6 5. Nbd2 Be6 6. e4 Nbd7 7. h3 c6 8.
Bd3 Qb6 9. Qc2 h6 10. Be3 Qa5 11. Nc4 Bxc4 12. Bxc4 g5 13. Nd2 d5 14. exd5
Nxd5 15. O-O Nxe3 16. fxe3 Nf6 17. Qb3 O-O 18. e4 b5 19. Be2 Rad8 20. e5 Nd5
21. Ne4 Nf4 1-0

Alex Sytnytsky(1387) - Jeff Kovalic(1912)   Memphis Candidates 2012, January 07, 2012, round 1 
Caro-Kann

1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Bb5+ Bd7 5. Bxd7+ Nxd7 6. O-O Ngf6 7. Re1 e6
8. c3 Bd6 9. d4 Qc7 10. h3 O-O 11. Nbd2 b5 12. a4 b4 13. cxb4 Bxb4 14. Ne5 Qb6
15. Qb3 Rfc8 16. Qd3 Rc7 17. Re2 Rac8 18. Nb3 a5 19. Bf4 Rb7 20. Nd2 Be7 21.
Ndf3 Qb3 22. Qa6 Qb6 23. Qd3 Ne4 24. Nxd7 Rxd7 25. Ne5 Rb7 26. f3 Nd6 27. Qe3
Nc4 28. Qc3 Rbc7 29. Nxc4 Rxc4 30. Qe1 Bb4 31. Qg3 Qxd4+ 32. Be3 Qh4 33. Qe5
Qf6 34. Qxf6 gxf6 35. Bh6 Bf8 36. b3 0-1

Jonathan Beatty(1887) - Edgar Davison(1921)   G/60 New Year Special, January 06, 2012 
Queen's pawn: Charlick (Englund) gambit

1. d4 e5 2. dxe5 Nc6 3. Nf3 d6 4. e4 Bg4 5. Bb5 Bxf3 6. Qxf3 dxe5 7. Bxc6+
bxc6 8. O-O Bd6 9. Qc3 Ne7 10. f4 f6 11. f5 O-O 12. Be3 Qe8 13. Nd2 Qh5 14.
Rf3 Kh8 15. Raf1 Rab8 16. b3 Rfd8 17. Qc4 Rb4 18. Qe6 Nc8 19. c3 Rb8 20. Rh3
Qe8 21. Qc4 Nb6 22. Qe2 Nd7 23. Rff3 Nf8 24. Rfg3 Qe7 25. Qc4 Ba3 26. Nf3
Rd1+ 27. Kf2 Rbd8 28. Nh4 Bc1 29. Ng6+ Nxg6 30. Rxh7+ Kxh7 31. fxg6+ 1-0

Sam O'Bar(1792) - Mark Beatty(1569)  G/60 New Year Special, January 06, 2012 
Queen Pawn Game

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. cxd5 exd5 4. Bf4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Bb4 6. Qb3 Bxc3+ 7. Qxc3 c6 8.
e3 O-O 9. Bd3 Nbd7 10. Ne2 Nh5 11. Bg3 Ndf6 12. f3 Nxg3 13. hxg3 g6 14. Kf2 Re8
15. Rh4 Nh5 16. Rah1 Qe7 17. Bb1 Nf6 18. g4 Bxg4 19. fxg4 Ne4+ 20. Bxe4 Qxe4
21. Rxh7 Qxg4 22. Rh8+ Kg7 23. Rxe8 Rxe8 24. Rh3 Rh8 25. Rxh8 Kxh8 26. Qc5 Qh4+
27. Kf1 Qh1+ 28. Ng1 Qh5 29. Qf8+ Kh7 30. Qxf7+ Kh6 31. Qf3 1-0