Games 2012 Part 2
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Graham Horobetz(2124) - David Sichel(2033)   Closer to Slower Chess,  July 13, 2012, round 1
Robatsch defense: Pseudo-Austrian attack

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. f4 Nf6 5. Nf3 c6 6. Bd3 b5 7. e5 dxe5 8.
fxe5 Nd5 9. Nxd5 Qxd5 10. O-O h6 11. Qe2 Be6 12. c3 Qd7 13. a4 bxa4 14. Nd2
O-O 15. Ne4 Bg4 16. Qc2 Qc7 17. Nf6+ exf6 18. exf6 Nd7 19. fxg7 Kxg7 20. Bf4
Qb6 21. Qd2 Rh8 22. Bc4 Rae8 23. Bxh6+ 1-0

Roy Nilsson(1791) - Carlos Sims(1962)  Closer to Slower Chess,  July 13, 2012, round 1
Philidor: exchange variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Be7 6. Be2 O-O 7. O-O c6 8.
Bf4 Re8 9. h3 Bf8 10. Qd3 Nbd7 11. Nb3 Qc7 12. Rfd1 Ne5 13. Qg3 b5 14. Rd4
a5 15. Bg5 b4 16. Bxf6 bxc3 17. bxc3 c5 18. Rdd1 Bb7 19. Nd2 Ng6 20. Bg5 f6
21. Be3 Ne5 22. f4 Nf7 23. Bf3 d5 24. e5 fxe5 25. f5 Ra6 26. Rab1 Bd6 27. f6
g6 28. Nc4 e4 29. Nxd6 exf3 30. Rxb7 Qxd6 31. Qxd6 Rxd6 32. Bxc5 Rxf6 33.
Rf1 Ng5 34. Bd4 Rf7 35. Rxf7 Kxf7 36. h4 Ne4 37. Rxf3+ Ke6 38. g4 Rb8 39.
Re3 Rb2 40. a3 Rxc2 41. Bb6 a4 42. Ba5 Kd6 43. Bb4+ Ke5 44. Rf3 Nf6 45. g5
Ne4 46. Rf7 Nxc3 47. Rxh7 d4 48. Re7+ Kf5 49. Rd7 Ra2 50. Kf1 0-1

Greg Krog(1636) - Saumil Bansal(1345)  Closer to Slower Chess,  July 13, 2012, round 1
Scandinavian Defence

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qa5 4. Bc4 Bf5 5. d3 e6 6. Bd2 c6 7. Qe2 Nf6 8.
O-O-O Bc5 9. Ne4 Qb6 10. Nxc5 Qxc5 11. d4 Qb6 12. Bc3 Nbd7 13. d5 cxd5 14. Bxd5
O-O 15. Bc4 Rfd8 16. f3 Rac8 17. g4 Bg6 18. h4 h5 19. g5 Ne8 20. Nh3 Qc7 21.
Bb3 a6 22. Qe3 e5 23. f4 exf4 24. Nxf4 Bh7 25. g6 Bxg6 26. Nxg6 Rb8 27. Bxf7+
Kxf7 28. Qe7+ Kg8 29. Rhf1 Nd6 30. Qxg7# 1-0

Graham Horobetz(2117) - Roy Nilsson(1799)   John Hurt Memorial,  June 30, 2012, round 4
Scandinavian: Pytel-Wade variation

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. d4 Nf6 5. Nf3 c6 6. Ne5 Nbd7 7. Nc4 Qc7
8. g3 Nb6 9. Bf4 Qd8 10. Ne3 Nbd5 11. Nexd5 Nxd5 12. Qf3 Nxc3 13. bxc3 Be6
14. Qd3 Bd5 15. f3 b5 16. a4 a6 17. axb5 axb5 18. Rxa8 Qxa8 19. Kf2 e6 20.
Bh3 Be7 21. Re1 O-O 22. Bf5 Bc4 23. Qe3 Bf6 24. Bd3 Bd5 25. g4 g6 26. g5 Bg7
27. h4 f5 28. h5 gxh5 29. Rh1 Qe8 30. Bd6 Rf7 31. Rh4 Rd7 32. Bc5 Qg6 33. f4
Bc4 34. Bxc4 bxc4 35. Qe2 h6 36. Rxh5 hxg5 37. Rxg5 Qh6 38. Qf3 Rd5 39. Qg3
Kf7 40. Qf3 Qh2+ 41. Rg2 Qh4+ 42. Ke2 Bh6 43. Rf2 Qg4 44. Rg2 Qxf3+ 45. Kxf3
Rd8 46. Rg1 Rg8 47. Rb1 Rg4 48. Bd6 Rh4 49. Rb7+ Kg6 50. Be5 Rh3+ 51. Ke2
Rxc3 52. d5 Rxc2+ 53. Kd1 Rh2 54. dxc6 c3 55. c7 c2+ 56. Kc1 Re2 57. c8=Q
Rxe5 58. Qe8+ 1-0

David Sichel(2040) - Chase Knowles(1979)   John Hurt Memorial,  June 30, 2012, round 4
French: King's Indian attack

1. e4 e6 2. d3 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Bd2 a6 8. a3
f6 9. exf6 Nxf6 10. g3 Bd6 11. Bg2 O-O 12. O-O b5 13. Re1 Qb6 14. Qe2 Ng4
15. Nd1 Re8 16. c3 Nf6 17. Nf2 Bb7 18. Ne5 d4 19. Neg4 Nd5 20. f5 Ne3 21. f6
Ne5 22. Nxe5 Bxe5 23. f7+ Kxf7 24. Qh5+ g6 25. Qxh7+ Bg7 26. Ne4 Bxe4 27.
Bxe4 Nf5 28. Qh3 c4 29. g4 dxc3+ 30. Be3 Nxe3 31. Rxe3 Rh8 32. Qf3+ Ke7 33.
Bxa8 cxb2 34. Re1 Bd4 35. Bd5 Bxe3+ 36. Kg2 Rf8 37. Qe4 Rf2+ 38. Kh3 Qd6 39.
Qxe6+ Qxe6 40. Bxe6 Bd2 0-1

Emmanuel Paxton(1508) - Cydney James(1330)   John Hurt Memorial,  June 30, 2012, round 4
Catalan: closed

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Bg2 c5 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. dxc5 Bxc5 7. O-O dxc4 8.
Qa4 O-O 9. Qxc4 Bb6 10. Nc3 Re8 11. Bg5 h6 12. Rfd1 Qe7 13. Bxf6 Qxf6 14.
Nd2 Qxf2+ 15. Kh1 Ne5 16. Qb5 Nd7 17. Nde4 Qe3 18. Nd6 Rd8 19. Nxc8 Raxc8
20. Rxd7 Rxd7 21. Qxd7 Rc7 22. Qd3 Qe5 23. Qe4 Qd6 24. Rd1 Qf8 25. Na4 g5
26. Nxb6 axb6 27. Qd4 Re7 28. Qxb6 Re8 29. Kg1 Qg7 30. Qxb7 Qe5 31. Bf3 Qc5+
32. Kg2 Qc2 33. Rd7 Rf8 34. Rc7 Qa4 35. Rc8 Rxc8 36. Qxc8+ Kg7 37. Qc3+ Kf8
38. Qa3+ Qxa3 39. bxa3 Ke7 40. Kf2 Kd6 41. Ke3 Ke5 42. a4 Kd6 43. a5 Kc5 44.
a6 Kb6 45. Bb7 f5 46. Kf3 e5 47. e4 f4 48. gxf4 gxf4 49. a4 Ka7 50. Bc8 Kb8
51. Be6 Ka7 52. Bc4 h5 53. h4 Kb6 54. a5+ Ka7 1-0

Chase Knowles(1979) - Graham Horobetz(2117)    John Hurt Memorial,  June 30, 2012, round 3
Sicilian: accelerated fianchetto, Maróczy bind, 6.Be3

1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. e4 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Nc3 Nxd4
8. Qxd4 d6 9. O-O-O O-O 10. h3 Ng4 11. Qd2 Nxe3 12. Qxe3 Qa5 13. Rd5 Qc7 14.
Nb5 Qb8 15. f4 Be6 16. Rd2 Rc8 17. Rc2 a6 18. Na3 b5 19. b3 bxc4 20. Nxc4 a5
21. Qb6 a4 22. Kd2 Qxb6 23. Nxb6 Rxc2+ 24. Kxc2 axb3+ 25. axb3 Ra2+ 26. Kd3
Rb2 27. Nd5 Rxb3+ 28. Kd2 Bxd5 29. exd5 Bh6 30. Be2 Bxf4+ 31. Kc2 Ra3 32.
Bf3 Kg7 33. Rb1 h5 34. Rb7 Kf6 35. Rb4 Be5 36. Kd1 Ra2 37. Rb3 g5 38. Bxh5
Rxg2 39. Rf3+ Bf4 40. h4 Rd2+ 41. Ke1 Rxd5 42. hxg5+ Kxg5 43. Bxf7 Rd4 44.
Ra3 e5 45. Rb3 e4 46. Rb5+ Kg4 47. Rd5 Rxd5 48. Bxd5 Kf3 49. Bb7 Ke3 50. Ba6
d5 51. Be2 d4 52. Bh5 d3 53. Bg4 Bg3+ 54. Kd1 Kf4 55. Bh3 Kf3 56. Bf5 Ke3
57. Bg4 Bd6 58. Bf5 Bb4 59. Bg6 Kd4 60. Bh5 e3 61. Bf3 Ke5 62. Bg4 Kf4 63.
Bh5 Kg3 64. Be2 dxe2+ 65. Kxe2 Kf4 0-1

David Sichel(2040) - Shaun Burgess(1647)   John Hurt Memorial,  June 30, 2012, round 3
Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 e6 5. d3 d5 6. Bg5 d4 7. Nce2 h6 8. Bd2
Qb6 9. Qc1 Be7 10. f4 e5 11. Nf3 Bd6 12. O-O Bg4 13. h3 Bxf3 14. Bxf3 Qc7
15. a3 a5 16. Bg2 Nd7 17. fxe5 Ndxe5 18. Nf4 Ne7 19. Nh5 Rh7 20. Qe1 N7g6
21. Nf4 Qd8 22. Nd5 Ra6 23. Bf4 Bc7 24. Qe2 Qd7 25. Rae1 Re6 26. Qh5 Qd8 27.
h4 Rh8 28. Bh3 Ra6 29. Qf5 Rf8 30. Qc8 Qxc8 31. Bxc8 Kd8 32. Bxb7 Ra7 33.
Nxc7 Rxb7 34. Bxe5 Nxe5 35. Ne6+ 1-0

Ronnie Barnes(1638) - Emmanuel Paxton(1508)    John Hurt Memorial,  June 30, 2012, round 3
French: Two knights variation

1. e4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nc3 c5 4. Bb5+ Bd7 5. exd5 Bxb5 6. Nxb5 exd5 7. O-O
Be7 8. Re1 Nf6 9. Qe2 Nc6 10. d3 a6 11. Nc3 O-O 12. Ne5 Nd4 13. Qd1 Bd6 14.
Bg5 Bc7 15. Bxf6 gxf6 16. Nf3 Nxf3+ 17. Qxf3 d4 18. Nd5 Be5 19. Rxe5 fxe5
20. Nf6+ Kh8 21. Qf5 Kg7 22. Qg5+ Kh8 23. Qh6 1-0

Kevin Wang(1667) - Dwight Weaver(1607)   John Hurt Memorial,  June 30, 2012, round 3
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. Nc3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 a6 6. Bg5 Be7 7. e3 Qa5 8.
Bxf6 Bxf6 9. Qd2 Nc6 10. Be2 O-O 11. O-O d5 12. cxd5 Nxd4 13. exd4 exd5 14.
Bf3 Be6 15. Rfd1 Rad8 16. Ne4 Qxd2 17. Nxf6+ gxf6 18. Rxd2 Rc8 19. Kf1 Rc7
20. Ke2 Rfc8 21. Rad1 f5 22. Ke1 Rc2 23. Rxc2 Rxc2 24. Rd2 Rc1+ 25. Ke2 Kf8
26. Kd3 f6 27. Rc2 Rxc2 28. Kxc2 Ke7 29. Kc3 Kd6 30. Kb4 b6 31. Ka4 Bd7+ 32.
Kb4 Bb5 1/2-1/2

David McPherson(1653) - Barry Brazell(1366)  John Hurt Memorial,  June 30, 2012, round 3
Philidor Defence

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 e5 4. Nf3 exd4 5. Nxd4 Be7 6. Bd3 O-O 7. Bf4 Nfd7
8. Qd2 Bf6 9. Nf5 Nc5 10. g4 Bxf5 11. gxf5 Re8 12. O-O-O Bxc3 13. Qxc3 Nxe4
14. Bxe4 Rxe4 15. Rhg1 Qf8 16. Bh6 1-0

Max Friedman(1793) - Roy Nilsson(1799)   John Hurt Memorial,  June 30, 2012, round 3
Scandinavian: Pytel-Wade variation

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. d4 Nf6 5. Bc4 c6 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. Be3 e6 8.
O-O Nbd7 9. Re1 Qc7 10. Be2 Bd6 11. h3 Bh5 12. Qd2 O-O 13. Rab1 Rfd8 14. b4
Nb6 15. Ng5 Bg6 16. Bd3 Bxd3 17. cxd3 Nbd5 18. Nxd5 Nxd5 19. Ne4 Be7 20. f3
Qd7 21. Bf2 h6 22. a3 Nc7 23. Red1 Nb5 24. Nc5 Qc7 25. Qb2 Bf6 26. Nb3 Qd6
27. Rbc1 Bxd4 28. Nxd4 Nxd4 29. Bxd4 Qxd4+ 30. Qxd4 Rxd4 31. Rc4 Rad8 32.
Rxd4 Rxd4 33. Kf2 Kf8 34. Ke3 Rd5 35. Rc1 Ke7 36. d4 e5 37. dxe5 Rxe5+ 38.
Kf2 Kd6 39. Rc4 Kd5 40. Rc1 Re7 41. a4 b6 42. h4 c5 43. bxc5 bxc5 44. h5 c4
45. g4 Kd4 46. Rd1+ Kc3 47. Rd8 Kc2 48. Rc8 c3 49. f4 Kb3 50. a5 Re4 51. Kf3
Rc4 52. Rb8+ Ka2 53. Re8 c2 54. Re2 Kb1 55. Rxc2 Kxc2 56. g5 Kd3 57. a6 Ra4
58. g6 f5 59. Kg3 Ke4 60. Kh4 Kxf4 61. Kh3 Ra1 62. Kh2 Kf3 0-1

Max Friedman(1793) - David Sichel(2040)    John Hurt Memorial,  June 30, 2012, round 2
Robatsch (modern) defense

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nf3 d6 4. Bc4 Nf6 5. Nc3 O-O 6. Bf4 c6 7. Qd2 b5 8.
Bd3 b4 9. Ne2 Qb6 10. Bh6 Ba6 11. Bxg7 Kxg7 12. O-O Bxd3 13. Qxd3 Nbd7 14.
Nd2 a5 15. a3 c5 16. Nc4 Qc7 17. axb4 cxb4 18. Ra4 Rac8 19. b3 Nb6 20. Nxb6
Qxb6 21. Rc1 e5 22. f3 d5 23. exd5 Nxd5 24. Kh1 Nc3 25. Raa1 Nxe2 26. Qxe2
Qxd4 27. Rd1 Qc5 28. Ra2 Rfd8 29. Rxd8 Rxd8 30. h3 Rd5 31. Ra1 h5 32. Re1 f6
33. Rc1 Qd4 34. Qf1 Qd2 35. Qg1 Rd4 36. Qe1 Qxe1+ 37. Rxe1 Rd2 38. Rc1 Kf7
39. Kg1 Ke6 40. Kf1 h4 41. Kg1 Kf5 42. Kf1 Kf4 43. c4 bxc3 44. Rxc3 f5 45.
Rc4+ Rd4 46. Rc5 a4 47. bxa4 Rxa4 48. Rc1 Ra2 49. Re1 Kg3 50. Rxe5 Ra1+ 51.
Ke2 Ra2+ 52. Kf1 Rf2+ 53. Ke1 Rxg2 54. Re6 Kxf3 1-0

Cydney James(1330) - Dwight Weaver(1607)   John Hurt Memorial,  June 30, 2012, round 2
Queen's pawn

1. d4 e6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 exd5 4. cxd5 d6 5. g3 Nf6 6. Bg2 Be7 7. Nc3 Na6 8.
Nf3 O-O 9. h4 Bf5 10. h5 h6 11. Qd2 Nb4 12. Kf1 Qd7 13. a3 Na6 14. Qf4 Nc7
15. e4 Bg4 16. e5 Nfxd5 17. Nxd5 Nxd5 18. Qe4 Be6 19. b3 Qb5+ 20. Kg1 Nc3
21. Qe3 Ne2+ 22. Kh2 Nxc1 23. Qxc1 d5 24. Nd2 Qe2 25. Nf3 c4 26. bxc4 dxc4
27. Re1 Qxf2 28. Qb1 Bd5 29. Ra2 Qc5 30. Rd1 Qc6 31. Rf1 Bc5 32. a4 c3 33.
Ra1 c2 34. Qxc2 Bg1+ 35. Kxg1 Qxc2 36. Rfd1 Bxf3 37. a5 0-1

Chase Knowles(1979) - Ronnie Barnes(1638)   John Hurt Memorial,  June 30, 2012, round 2
English opening

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. O-O O-O 6. d4 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Nc6 8.
Nc3 Qb6 9. Nb3 a6 10. Bg5 Qd8 11. c5 Rb8 12. Qd2 b6 13. Bxc6 dxc6 14. Qxd8
Rxd8 15. Bf4 Rb7 16. cxb6 Nd5 17. Nxd5 Rxd5 18. e4 Rb5 19. Rad1 Bd7 20. Bc7
Be8 21. f4 Kf8 22. Rd2 c5 23. Rc1 c4 24. Rxc4 f6 25. Nc5 R7xb6 26. Bxb6 Rxb6
27. b3 Bf7 28. Nd7+ 1-0

Shaun Burgess(1557) - David McPherson(1653)   John Hurt Memorial,  June 30, 2012, round 2
French defense

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. exd5 Nxd5 5. Nxd5 Qxd5 6. c4 Qd6 7. Nf3 Be7
8. Be2 Nc6 9. O-O Bf6 10. Be3 Bd7 11. Rc1 O-O 12. Qd2 Ne7 13. Bf4 Qc6 14.
Rfd1 Rad8 15. d5 exd5 16. cxd5 Qa4 17. b3 Qa3 18. Bxc7 Rc8 19. Ba5 Rxc1 20.
Rxc1 Nxd5 21. Rd1 Be6 22. Bc4 Nb6 23. Bb4 Nxc4 24. bxc4 Qa4 25. Bxf8 Kxf8
26. Re1 g6 27. Rc1 Qa3 28. Ne1 Kg7 29. h3 Qc5 30. Nd3 1-0

Graham Horobetz(2117) - Kevin Wang(1667)   John Hurt Memorial,  June 30, 2012, round 2
Sicilian: Hungarian variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4 Nf6 5. e5 Nc6 6. Qa4 Nd5 7. Qe4 Nc7 8.
Nc3 Bg7 9. h4 h5 10. Bc4 e6 11. Bg5 Ne7 12. O-O-O Bh6 13. Bxh6 Rxh6 14. Qf4
Rh7 15. Ne4 Kf8 16. Nfg5 Qe8 17. Nxh7+ Kg7 18. Nd6 Qg8 19. Nf6 Qf8 20. Qg5
Kh8 21. Nxf7+ Kg7 22. Nd6 Kh8 23. g4 Ng8 24. Qxg6 Qh6+ 25. Qxh6+ Nxh6 26.
Nxc8 Nxg4 27. Rxd7 Nxf6 28. Rxc7 Ne8 29. Rc5 b6 30. Rc6 Ng7 31. Rg1 Ne8 32.
Rxe6 1-0

Roy Nilsson(1799) - Shaun Burgess(1647)   John Hurt Memorial,  June 30, 2012, round 1
Sicilian: Pelikan (Lasker/Sveshnikov) variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. a4 a6 8.
Na3 Be6 9. Bg5 Be7 10. Bxf6 Bxf6 11. Nc4 Be7 12. Ne3 Nb4 13. Ncd5 Bxd5 14.
Nxd5 Nxd5 15. Qxd5 Qc7 16. Bc4 O-O 17. O-O Rac8 18. b3 Qb6 19. a5 Qc7 20.
Rfd1 Kh8 21. Ra4 f5 22. Bd3 fxe4 23. Bxe4 Qc6 24. Qxc6 bxc6 25. Bd3 Ra8 26.
Rc4 Rfc8 1/2-1/2

David Sichel(2040) - Carter Burgess(1577)   John Hurt Memorial,  June 30, 2012, round 1
Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nge2 Nf6 6. d3 O-O 7. Bd2 e6 8.
Qc1 h5 9. Bh6 Bxh6 10. Qxh6 Qb6 11. Qc1 Qc7 12. h3 Rb8 13. g4 d6 14. Qg5 Qe7
15. Ng3 hxg4 16. hxg4 Nh7 17. Qh6 f6 18. Qxg6+ Kh8 19. O-O-O Rg8 20. Rxh7+
Qxh7 21. Qxf6+ 1-0

Dwight Weaver(1607) - Graham Horobetz(2117)  John Hurt Memorial,  June 30, 2012, round 1
English: symmetrical variation

1. c4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nf3 d6 6. O-O e5 7. d3 Nge7 8. a3
O-O 9. e4 h6 10. Be3 f5 11. Qc1 g5 12. Nd5 f4 13. Bd2 g4 14. Ne1 Nxd5 15.
cxd5 Nd4 16. Qd1 f3 17. Bh3 Qe8 18. Be3 Ne2+ 19. Kh1 Qh5 20. Nxf3 gxf3 21.
Bxc8 Raxc8 22. Rg1 Nxg1 23. Qxg1 c4 24. dxc4 Rxc4 25. Bxa7 Rfc8 26. b4 Qh3
27. Be3 Rxe4 28. b5 Rxe3 29. fxe3 Rc2 30. Rf1 Rg2 31. Rxf3 Rxg1+ 32. Kxg1 e4
33. Rf4 Be5 34. Rh4 Qf5 35. Rxh6 Qf3 36. Re6 Qxe3+ 37. Kf1 Qd3+ 38. Ke1 e3
39. Re8+ Kf7 40. Rb8 Qd2+ 41. Kf1 Qf2# 0-1

Emmanuel Paxton(1508) - Chase Knowles(1979)   John Hurt Memorial,  June 30, 2012, round 1
Catalan opening

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. Nf3 c6 5. Bg2 dxc4 6. Ne5 Bb4+ 7. Nc3 Nd5 8.
Bd2 b5 9. a4 f6 10. Nxd5 Bxd2+ 11. Qxd2 cxd5 12. Nf3 Qb6 13. axb5 Qxb5 14.
O-O Nc6 15. Qc2 Bb7 16. e4 Nb4 17. Qa4 Bc6 18. Qxb5 Bxb5 19. exd5 exd5 20.
Rfe1+ Kf7 21. Nh4 g6 22. Rab1 Rhe8 23. f4 Rxe1+ 24. Rxe1 Re8 25. Rxe8 Bxe8
26. Nf3 Nd3 27. Nd2 Ke6 28. Nb1 Nxb2 29. Nc3 Bc6 30. Kf2 a5 31. Ke2 Nd3 32.
Kd2 a4 33. Kc2 Ne1+ 0-1

Sam O'Bar(1866) - Roy Nilsson(1792)   Saint George's Open,  June 10, 2012, round 4
Dutch, 2.Bg5 variation

1. d4 f5 2. Bg5 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. c4 c6 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Qc2 d6 7. g3 O-O 8. Bg2
Qc7 9. O-O e5 10. dxe5 dxe5 11. Rad1 Be6 12. b3 Nbd7 13. Bc1 f4 14. Ba3 Bf5
15. Qc1 Rfe8 16. Nh4 Bg4 17. h3 Be6 18. g4 Qd8 19. Nf3 Bf7 20. Ng5 Bh6 21.
Nxf7 Kxf7 22. Ne4 f3 23. Qxh6 fxe2 24. Nxf6 exf1=Q+ 25. Kxf1 Kxf6 26. g5+
Kf5 27. Be4+ Kxe4 28. Qh4+ Kf3 29. Qg4# 1-0

Graham Horobetz(2109) - Daniel Ludwig(2585)   Saint George's Open,  June 09, 2012, round 3
Sicilian: Scheveningen (Paulsen), classical variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e6 7. O-O Be7 8.
f4 O-O 9. Kh1 Nc6 10. Be3 Qc7 11. a4 Re8 12. Bf3 Na5 13. Qe2 Nc4 14. Bc1 e5
15. Nf5 Bf8 16. fxe5 Rxe5 17. Bf4 Re8 18. Ne3 Be6 19. Qf2 Nxb2 20. Ncd5 Bxd5
21. exd5 Ne4 22. Bxe4 Rxe4 23. Nf5 Nc4 24. Qg3 Kh8 25. Rae1 Rxe1 26. Rxe1
Qd7 27. Qg5 Re8 28. Rxe8 Qxe8 29. h4 h6 30. Qg3 Qd7 31. Qc3 Qxf5 32. Qxc4 b5
33. axb5 axb5 34. Qd4 Qxc2 35. Bxh6 Qc5 36. Be3 Qxd4 37. Bxd4 Be7 38. Kg1
Bxh4 39. Kf1 Kh7 40. Ke2 Kg6 41. Kd3 Bf6 42. Be3 Be5 43. g4 f5 0-1

Sam O'Bar(1855) - Carlos Sims(1956)    Pyramid Ladder 5,  May 25, 2012, round 1
Nimzovich-Larsen attack: modern variation

1. b3 e5 2. Bb2 d6 3. e3 f5 4. c4 Nf6 5. d4 Qe7 6. dxe5 dxe5 7. Nf3 e4 8.
Nd4 c5 9. Nb5 a6 10. N5c3 Be6 11. Be2 Nc6 12. O-O Rd8 13. Qc1 g6 14. Nd2 Bg7
15. Rb1 O-O 16. Rd1 Nb4 17. Ba1 Qc7 18. Nf1 Rxd1 19. Bxd1 Nd3 20. Qc2 h5 21.
Be2 Rd8 22. Rd1 Nb4 23. Rxd8+ Qxd8 24. Qd2 Qxd2 25. Nxd2 Ng4 26. a4 Ne5 27.
Ncb1 Ned3 28. Bxg7 Kxg7 29. f3 Nc1 30. Kf2 Nxe2 31. Kxe2 exf3+ 32. Kxf3 Kf6
33. Nc3 g5 34. g3 Ke5 35. Ke2 g4 36. Nd1 0-1

Gary Pylant(1800) - Roy Nilsson(1813)    Pyramid Ladder 5,  May 25, 2012, round 1
QGD: 3.Nc3

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 f5 4. g3 c6 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg2 Bd6 7. Nh3 Nf6 8.
O-O O-O 9. Rb1 a5 10. a3 Na6 11. Bf4 Ne4 12. Nxe4 fxe4 13. e3 Kh8 14. Bxd6
Qxd6 15. Qh5 Bf5 16. Nf4 Rf6 17. Rfc1 Raf8 18. Qe2 Qd7 19. Qf1 g5 20. Ne2
Rh6 21. b4 axb4 22. axb4 Nc7 23. Nc3 Ne8 24. b5 Nf6 25. bxc6 bxc6 26. Qa6
Ng4 27. Rb7 Qd6 28. Rb6 Bd7 0-1

Shimera Paxton(1273) - Deepak Bhat(1269)   Pawn Power 9,  May 20, 2012, round 5
Queen's gambit declined

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Nc6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg2 Be6 6. Nf3 Bd6 7. O-O Nf6 8.
Nc3 O-O 9. Bg5 h6 10. Bxf6 Qxf6 11. Re1 Bb4 12. Rc1 Rae8 13. e4 Qd8 14. exd5
Bxd5 15. Rxe8 Rxe8 16. Nxd5 Qxd5 17. Ne5 Qd6 18. Bxc6 bxc6 19. Rxc6 Qd8 20.
Qh5 Re7 21. Rc4 Qd6 22. a3 Bd2 23. Nf3 Qa6 24. Rc2 Bg5 25. Nxg5 hxg5 26.
Qxg5 Re1+ 27. Kg2 Qf1+ 28. Kf3 Qd3+ 29. Kg2 Qxc2 30. Qd8+ Kh7 31. Qh4+ Kg6
32. Qg4+ Kf6 33. Qh4+ Ke6 34. Qg4+ Qf5 35. d5+ Kf6 36. Qh4+ Kg6 37. Qh3
Qxd5+ 38. f3 Qd2# 0-1

Jonathan Beatty(1909) - Carlos Sims(1948)   Pawn Power 9,  May 20, 2012, round 5
Robatsch (modern) defense

1. d4 d6 2. e4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. Bc4 Nf6 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. h3 O-O 7. Be3 e5 8.
O-O a6 9. a3 Rb8 10. dxe5 Nxe5 11. Nxe5 dxe5 12. Qf3 Qe7 13. b4 b6 14. Bg5
Bb7 15. Rfe1 c6 16. Bb3 h6 17. Be3 c5 18. bxc5 bxc5 19. Bc4 1/2-1/2

Jessica Pope(1452) - Roy Nilsson(1821)   Pawn Power 9,  May 20, 2012, round 5
Scandinavian: Pytel-Wade variation

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. d4 c6 5. Nge2 Bg4 6. Bf4 Qb4 7. Rb1 Nf6
8. f3 Be6 9. a3 Qa5 10. Bd2 Qd8 11. Nf4 Bf5 12. Be3 e6 13. Bd3 Bg6 14. Bxg6
hxg6 15. Nd3 Bd6 16. h3 Qc7 17. Qd2 Nh5 18. Ne4 Bg3+ 19. Bf2 Bxf2+ 20. Kxf2
f5 21. Nec5 Qg3+ 22. Kg1 O-O 23. Ne5 Nf4 24. Nxb7 Na6 25. Nxc6 Nc7 26. Ne5
Ncd5 27. Nc5 Ne3 28. Qf2 Qxg2+ 29. Qxg2 Nexg2 30. c4 Rfd8 31. Rh2 Nh4 32.
Rd1 Rac8 33. b4 g5 34. Kf2 Kf8 35. Nb7 Rd5 36. cxd5 Rc2+ 37. Kg1 1-0

Graham Horobetz(2080) - Jeff Kovalic(1916)    Pawn Power 9,  May 20, 2012, round 5
Caro-Kann defense

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 e6 11. Bd2 Ngf6 12. O-O-O Be7 13. Ne4 Nxe4 14. Qxe4
Nf6 15. Qd3 Ng4 16. Qe2 Qd5 17. c4 Qf5 18. d5 c5 19. Nh4 Bxh4 20. Rxh4 Nf6 21.
Rf4 Qxh5 22. g4 Qg6 23. dxe6 O-O 24. e7 Rfe8 25. Re1 Kh7 26. Bc3 Qg5 27. Qd2
Nxg4 28. Rxf7 Qxd2+ 29. Kxd2 Kg6 30. Rxg7+ Kf5 31. f3 Nh2 32. Rg3 Rac8 33. Rh3
Nf1+ 34. Rxf1 Rxe7 35. Rxh6 Rd8+ 36. Kc2 Re2+ 37. Kb3 1-0

Tanish Kothapalle(1055) - Roy Nilsson(1821)   Pawn Power 9,  May 20, 2012, round 4
QGD: Chigorin defense

1. d4 d5 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nf3 Bg4 4. Nc3 Bxf3 5. exf3 dxc4 6. d5 Na5 7. b4 cxb3
8. axb3 Qd6 9. Nb5 Qe5+ 10. Be3 e6 11. Ra4 O-O-O 12. b4 Rxd5 13. Qc2 Rxb5
14. Bxb5 Qxb5 15. bxa5 Bb4+ 16. Bd2 Bxd2+ 17. Kxd2 Qg5+ 18. Kd1 Qxg2 19. Re1
Qxf3+ 20. Qe2 Qd5+ 21. Qd2 Qh5+ 22. Re2 Qxh2 23. Rd4 Nf6 24. Qd3 Qg1+ 25.
Kc2 Qg6 26. Qxg6 hxg6 27. Red2 Nd5 28. Ra4 a6 29. Rdd4 Rh2 30. Rh4 Rxf2+ 31.
Kd1 Nc3+ 32. Ke1 Re2+ 33. Kf1 Re5 34. Rad4 Nd5 35. Rh7 c5 36. Rc4 Ne3+ 37.
Ke2 Nxc4+ 38. Kd3 Nxa5 39. Rxg7 Rf5 40. Rg8+ Kc7 41. Rh8 b5 42. Rh1 Kc6 43.
Rc1 Kd5 44. Ra1 c4+ 45. Kc3 Rf3+ 46. Kc2 Nc6 47. Kd2 a5 48. Ke2 Rd3 49. Rg1
Nd4+ 50. Kf2 c3 51. Rg5+ e5 52. Rg1 c2 53. Ra1 Nb3 54. Re1 c1=Q 55. Rxc1
Nxc1 56. Kg2 Ke4 57. Kf2 Kf4 58. Kf1 Kf3 59. Kg1 Nb3 60. Kh2 Kg4 61. Kg2
Rd2+ 62. Kf1 Kf3 63. Ke1 Ke3 64. Kf1 Rb2 65. Kg1 Kf3 66. Kh1 Kg3 67. Kg1
Rb1# 0-1

Sam O'Bar(1882) - Emmanuel Paxton(1486)    Pawn Power 9,  May 20, 2012, round 4
French: exchange variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. c4 c6 5. Nc3 Bb4 6. Bd3 Nf6 7. Ne2 O-O 8.
Bg5 dxc4 9. Bxc4 Bf5 10. O-O h6 11. Bh4 Nbd7 12. a3 Bd6 13. Qd2 Qc7 14. h3
Rfe8 15. Rac1 a6 16. f3 c5 17. Nd5 Nxd5 18. Bxd5 Qb6 19. Bf2 Rac8 20. Rfe1
Qa7 21. a4 b6 22. Ng3 Rxe1+ 23. Qxe1 Bxg3 24. Bxg3 Nf6 25. Qe5 Qd7 26. Bb3
cxd4 27. Rxc8+ Qxc8 28. Qxd4 1/2-1/2

Carlos Sims(1941) - Graham Horobetz(2080)     Pawn Power 9,  May 20, 2012, round 4
Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nge2 e6 6. d3 Nge7 7. f4 d6 8.
O-O O-O 9. a3 Rb8 10. Rb1 b5 11. Qe1 b4 12. axb4 cxb4 13. Nd1 Ba6 14. Nf2
Qb6 15. Kh1 Rfc8 16. Bd2 Nd4 17. c3 Nxe2 18. Qxe2 bxc3 19. Bxc3 Bxc3 20.
bxc3 Qxb1 21. Rxb1 Rxb1+ 22. Nd1 Rxc3 23. Bf3 Rxd3 24. Qc2 Rdb3 25. Kg2 d5
26. e5 Bc4 27. Qf2 d4 28. Qxd4 Bd5 29. Bxd5 Nxd5 30. Nf2 Rb4 31. Qxa7 R1b2
32. Kh3 h5 33. Nd3 Rb7 34. Qa8+ Rb8 35. Qa7 R2b3 36. Kh4 R3b7 37. Qa4 Kg7
38. Kg5 Rb5 39. Qd4 R8b7 40. h3 Ne7 41. g4 Rd5 42. Qc4 Rbd7 43. Nf2 hxg4 44.
Nxg4 Ng8 45. Kh4 Rd4 46. Qc6 Ne7 47. Qb5 Rd3 48. Kg5 Rxh3 49. Nf6 Rg3+ 50.
Ng4 Rd5 51. Qb7 Nf5 52. Qa7 Nh6 53. Kh4 Rxg4+ 54. Kh3 Rd1 55. Qb7 Rdg1 56.
Kh2 R1g2+ 57. Kh1 R2g3 58. Kh2 Nf5 59. Qe7 Nxe7 0-1

Emmanuel Paxton(1526) - George Elgin(1744)  Pawn Power 9,  May 20, 2012, round 3
Old Indian defense

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 d6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nc3 O-O 6. e4 Nc6 7. Nge2 e5 8. d5
Ne7 9. O-O Ne8 10. Be3 f5 11. f4 Kh8 12. Qd2 Ng8 13. Rf2 Nef6 14. fxe5 dxe5
15. Raf1 Ng4 16. Rf3 Nxe3 17. Qxe3 Bh6 18. Qd3 Nf6 19. Kh1 Nh5 20. Qc2 f4
21. gxf4 Nxf4 22. Nxf4 Bxf4 23. Ne2 g5 24. Qc3 Qf6 25. Nxf4 gxf4 26. c5 Bg4
27. R3f2 Rae8 28. Bf3 h5 29. Rd2 1/2-1/2

Jessica Pope(1581) - Tanish Kothapalle(1081)   Pawn Power 9,  May 20, 2012, round 3
Ruy Lopez: Berlin defense, Beverwijk variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Bc5 5. c3 O-O 6. d4 exd4 7. cxd4 Be7
8. Re1 a6 9. Ba4 b5 10. Bc2 d6 11. a4 bxa4 12. Bxa4 Bd7 13. Qe2 Re8 14. Bd2
h6 15. Qc4 Na5 16. Bxa5 Bxa4 17. Rxa4 d5 18. Qxc7 Qxc7 19. Bxc7 dxe4 20.
Nfd2 Bd8 21. Bxd8 Raxd8 22. Kf1 Re7 23. Nc3 Rde8 24. Rxa6 e3 25. fxe3 Rxe3
26. Rxe3 Rxe3 27. h3 Re8 28. b4 Rb8 29. b5 Nd7 30. Ke2 Kf8 31. Kd3 Ke7 32.
Nd5+ Kd8 33. b6 Kc8 34. Nc4 Kb7 35. Ra7+ Kc6 36. Ne7+ Kb5 37. Ra5+ Kb4 38.
Nd5+ Kb3 39. Ra3# 1-0

Jeff Kovalic(1925) - Sam O'Bar(1864)   Pawn Power 9,  May 20, 2012, round 3
Ruy Lopez: exchange variation, 5.O-O

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. O-O Bg4 6. d3 Nf6 7. h3 Bxf3
8. Qxf3 g6 9. Bg5 Bg7 10. Nd2 O-O 11. Nc4 Re8 12. Rfd1 h6 13. Bxf6 Qxf6 14.
Qxf6 Bxf6 15. Na5 Rab8 16. Nb3 b6 17. a4 a5 18. f3 Rbd8 19. Kf2 h5 20. c3 c5
21. Ke2 Rd7 22. Nd2 Kg7 23. Nc4 Bg5 24. Ne3 Bxe3 25. Kxe3 Red8 26. Rd2 Kf6
27. Rad1 Kg5 28. g3 f6 29. h4+ Kh6 30. d4 c4 31. f4 exf4+ 32. gxf4 c5 33. d5
Re8 34. Kf3 Kg7 35. Rg2 Kf7 36. Rdg1 Rg8 37. f5 1-0

Graham Horobetz(2080) - Cydney James(1246)     Pawn Power 9,  May 19, 2012, round 3
French: Albin-Alekhine-Châtard attack

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e5 Nfd7 6. h4 Bxg5 7. hxg5 Qxg5
8. Rh5 Qg6 9. Nh3 f6 10. Nf4 Qf7 11. Bd3 Rf8 12. Bxh7 Kd8 13. Qg4 Nb6 14. g3
fxe5 15. dxe5 Nc6 16. O-O-O Nc4 17. Ng6 Re8 18. Qxc4 Qxf2 19. Nxd5 Bd7 20.
Qd3 exd5 21. Qxd5 Nb8 22. Qxb7 Qe3+ 23. Kb1 Qe2 24. Rhh1 Re6 25. Qxa8 Rb6
26. Rhf1 Qxf1 27. Rxf1 Be8 28. Rd1+ Kc8 29. Ne7# 1-0

Roy Nilsson(1800) - Jonathan Beatty(1909)   Pawn Power 9,  May 19, 2012, round 3
Sicilian: closed, 2...Nc6

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Nf3 e5 4. Bc4 g6 5. d3 h6 6. a3 d6 7. O-O Bg7 8. h3
Nge7 9. Ne2 O-O 10. Be3 Rb8 11. a4 Nd4 12. Ng3 Kh7 13. Nh2 b6 14. c3 Ndc6
15. Qd2 f5 16. f4 d5 17. exd5 Nxd5 18. Bb5 Nce7 19. Nf3 Nxe3 20. Qxe3 Nd5
21. Qe1 exf4 22. Ne2 Qc7 23. Qd2 Bb7 24. d4 Rbd8 25. a5 a6 26. axb6 Qxb6 27.
Ba4 Ne3 28. Rf2 g5 29. h4 Bxf3 30. Rxf3 cxd4 31. cxd4 Bxd4 32. Kh1 Bxb2 0-1

Shimera Paxton(1167) - Jeff Baudendistel(1535)   Pawn Power 9,  May 19, 2012, round 3
English: symmetrical, Benoni formation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nf3 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. g3 Bg7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Nc6 8.
e3 a6 9. b3 Qc7 10. Bb2 d6 11. Nd2 Bd7 12. Rc1 Nb4 13. a3 Nd3 14. Rc2 Nxb2
15. Rxb2 Rac8 16. Qf3 Rb8 17. Rc1 Bg4 18. Qf4 e5 19. Qg5 h6 20. Qxg4 Nxg4
21. Ne2 Rfd8 22. b4 Qe7 23. b5 f5 24. Bd5+ Kh7 25. Rcb1 e4 26. bxa6 Bxb2 0-1

George Elgin(1744) - Graham Horobetz(2100)     Pawn Power 9,  May 20, 2012, round 2
Sicilian defense

1. e4 c5 2. b3 Nc6 3. Bb2 e6 4. f4 d5 5. e5 g6 6. Nf3 Bg7 7. Nc3 a6 8. g3
Nge7 9. Bg2 Nf5 10. O-O h5 11. Qe1 h4 12. g4 h3 13. Bh1 Nfd4 14. Rc1 Nxf3+
15. Bxf3 g5 16. Ne2 gxf4 17. Nxf4 Qg5 18. Nd3 c4 19. bxc4 dxc4 20. Bxc6+
bxc6 21. Qe4 Rb8 22. Qxc4 Rh4 23. Rf4 Rxb2 24. Rd4 Bd7 25. Re1 Qxd2 0-1

Jeff Baudendistel(1535) - Ibsa Abdullahi(1219)   Pawn Power 9,  May 19, 2012, round 2
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c6 3. Bg5 d5 4. Bxf6 exf6 5. e3 Bf5 6. Nf3 Bd6 7. Nc3 Be6 8.
c5 Bc7 9. Be2 O-O 10. b4 Nd7 11. O-O b5 12. Qc2 f5 13. Bd3 f4 14. Bxh7+ Kh8
15. Bf5 Nf6 16. Ng5 Ng4 17. Bxe6 fxe6 18. Qh7# 1-0

Emmanuel Paxton(1486) - Shimera Paxton(1167)   Pawn Power 9,  May 19, 2012, round 2
Neo-Grünfeld, 5.Nf3

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. c4 e6 6. O-O O-O 7. Nbd2 Ne4 8.
b3 Nc6 9. Bb2 b6 10. Qc2 Nxd2 11. Qxd2 Bb7 12. Rac1 Re8 13. Rfe1 Bf8 14. a3
Na5 15. Qc2 Ba6 16. cxd5 exd5 17. b4 Nc4 18. e3 Rc8 19. Nd2 Nxb2 20. Qxb2 c5
21. bxc5 bxc5 22. dxc5 Rxc5 23. Nb3 Bg7 24. Qd2 Rb5 25. Nd4 Qa5 26. Qxa5
Rxa5 27. Nc6 Rxa3 28. Bxd5 Bc3 29. Red1 Be2 30. Bxf7+ Kxf7 31. Rd7+ Kg8 32.
Ne7+ Kf8 33. Nd5 Bd2 34. Rcc7 Bf3 35. Rf7+ Kg8 36. Nf6+ Kh8 37. Rxh7# 1-0

Carlos Sims(1941) - Roy Nilsson(1821)   Pawn Power 9,  May 19, 2012, round 2
Caro-Kann: Gurgenidze counter-attack

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 b5 4. a3 a6 5. Bd3 g6 6. e5 Bg7 7. f4 Nh6 8. Nf3
Bf5 9. O-O e6 10. h3 Bxd3 11. Qxd3 Nf5 12. g4 Ng3 13. Re1 h5 14. Kg2 h4 15.
Nxh4 Qxh4 16. Qxg3 Qh7 17. Re2 Nd7 18. Be3 Rc8 19. Rae1 Bf8 20. Nb1 c5 21.
c3 Be7 22. Bf2 Kf8 23. g5 Kg7 24. Qg4 cxd4 25. cxd4 a5 26. h4 Qg8 27. Qf3
Rc6 28. Qd3 Qb8 29. Rc2 Rxc2 30. Qxc2 Rc8 31. Qd2 Qc7 32. Be3 Qc2 33. Rc1
Qxd2+ 34. Bxd2 Rxc1 35. Bxc1 Nb8 36. Kf2 Nc6 37. Ke3 Bd8 38. Kd3 Bb6 39. Be3
b4 40. axb4 axb4 41. Nd2 Na5 42. b3 Nc6 43. Nf3 Na5 44. Bd2 Nc6 45. Be1 Kh7
46. Bf2 Kg7 47. Ne1 Na5 48. Nc2 Nc6 49. Be1 Ba5 50. Ke3 Kh7 51. Kf3 Kg7 52.
Kg4 Bb6 53. Bxb4 Bxd4 54. Be1 Bb6 55. b4 Na7 56. Kf3 Kf8 57. Bf2 Nc8 58.
Bxb6 Nxb6 59. Nd4 Nc4 60. b5 Ke7 61. Kg3 Kf8 62. h5 gxh5 63. Kh4 Kg7 64.
Kxh5 Kh7 65. f5 exf5 66. Nxf5 Nxe5 67. b6 Nd7 68. b7 Nb8 69. Ne7 d4 70. Kg4
d3 71. Kf3 Kg7 72. Ke3 f5 73. Kxd3 Kf7 74. Nxf5 Kg6 75. Ke4 Kxg5 76. Ke5
Nd7+ 77. Kd6 Nb8 78. Nd4 Kf6 79. Nc6 Na6 80. Na5 Kf7 81. Kc6 Ke7 82. Kb6 Nb8
83. Kc7 Na6+ 84. Kb6 Nb8 85. Nc6+ 1-0

Ibsa Abdullahi(1234) - Emmanuel Paxton(1526)    Pawn Power 9,  May 19, 2012, round 1
Catalan opening

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 c5 4. e3 Nc6 5. Bg2 Be7 6. Ne2 O-O 7. O-O Qc7 8. b3
cxd4 9. exd4 Rd8 10. Bb2 d5 11. Nbc3 dxc4 12. bxc4 Na5 13. c5 Bxc5 14. Nb5
Qb6 15. dxc5 Rxd1 16. cxb6 Rd2 17. Nc7 Rxb2 18. Nxa8 Rxe2 19. bxa7 Nc6 20.
Bxc6 bxc6 21. Nc7 Bb7 22. Rab1 Nd7 23. Rxb7 Rxa2 24. Rb8+ Nf8 25. Rxf8+ Kxf8
26. a8=Q+ Rxa8 27. Nxa8 Ke7 28. Rd1 1-0

Deepak Bhat(1391) - Jonathan Beatty(1900)    Pawn Power 9,  May 19, 2012, round 1
Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. d3 Nc6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Be3 d6 5. f3 Bg7 6. Be2 e5 7. Bg5 Nge7 8. Nd5
O-O 9. Nf6+ Kh8 10. Nd5 Be6 11. c4 f6 12. Bh4 Qd7 13. Bg3 h6 14. h4 f5 15. exf5
Bxf5 16. Qd2 Nxd5 17. cxd5 Nb4 18. Qd1 Nxd5 19. Qb3 Be6 20. Qc2 Nb4 21. Qd2 Nc6
22. a3 a5 23. Rd1 Qe7 24. d4 cxd4 25. Bd3 e4 26. Bxe4 Bc4 27. Qc2 d5 28. Rd2
Qxe4+ 29. Qxe4 dxe4 0-1

Sam O'Bar(1882) - Carlos Sims(1941)    Pawn Power 9,  May 18, 2012, round 1
Modern defense: Averbakh system

1. e4 d6 2. d4 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 c5 5. d5 Nf6 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. Be2 O-O 8. Be3
Nbd7 9. Qd2 a6 10. Bh6 Bxh6 11. Qxh6 Bxf3 12. Bxf3 Qb6 13. Qd2 Ne5 14. Be2
Qb4 15. b3 Rfb8 16. O-O b5 17. f4 Ned7 18. Rad1 bxc4 19. Bxc4 Nb6 20. Be2
Nxe4 21. Nxe4 Qxe4 22. Rfe1 Qb4 23. Qe3 Nxd5 24. Qg3 Nc3 25. Bc4 Nxd1 26. f5
Qc3 27. Rxe7 Qxg3 28. hxg3 0-1

Roy Nilsson(1821) - Jeff Baudendistel(1535)    Pawn Power 9,  May 18, 2012, round 1
Sicilian: closed, 2...Nc6

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Nf3 d6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bd7 6. Bc4 g6 7. Be3 Nf6 8.
O-O Bg7 9. h3 O-O 10. f4 Rc8 11. Bb3 a6 12. Nf3 Na5 13. e5 Nxb3 14. exf6
Nxa1 15. fxg7 Kxg7 16. Qxa1 b5 17. Qd1 Re8 18. Qd4+ Kg8 19. Ng5 Qc7 20. f5
Qc4 21. fxg6 fxg6 22. Qxc4+ Rxc4 23. Rf2 Bf5 24. g4 Bxc2 25. Ne6 b4 26. Nd5
Be4 27. Nec7 Bxd5 28. Nxe8 Bf7 29. Bh6 Rc8 30. Ng7 d5 31. Re2 Rc7 32. Ne6
Bxe6 33. Rxe6 d4 34. Kf1 d3 35. Ke1 Kf7 36. Rb6 a5 37. a3 e5 38. axb4 axb4
39. Rxb4 Rd7 40. Kd2 Ke6 41. Be3 Kd5 42. Kxd3 1-0

Graham Horobetz(2080) - Jonathan Beatty(1900)    Pawn Power 9,  May 18, 2012, round 1
Sicilian: Kan, Polugaievsky variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Bd3 Bc5 6. Nb3 Be7 7. O-O d6 8.
f4 Qc7 9. Nc3 Nd7 10. Qe2 b6 11. Bd2 Bb7 12. Rae1 Nc5 13. Nxc5 Qxc5+ 14. Be3
Qc7 15. Bd4 e5 16. Be3 Nf6 17. f5 b5 18. a3 O-O 19. g4 d5 20. exd5 Nxd5 21.
Nxd5 Bxd5 22. g5 Bd6 23. Qg4 g6 24. f6 Rfe8 25. Be4 Bxe4 26. Qxe4 Rac8 27.
c3 Bc5 28. Rf3 Bxe3+ 29. Rfxe3 Qd7 30. Qh4 Rc4 31. Qh6 Rg4+ 32. Kh1 1-0

George Elgin(1759) - Roy Nilsson(1821)    Pyramid Ladder 4,  May 11, 2012, round 1
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 d5 2. e3 Bf5 3. g4 Bg6 4. c4 e6 5. h4 h5 6. g5 c6 7. Nc3 Bd6 8. Qb3
Qc7 9. cxd5 exd5 10. Bd2 Ne7 11. Rc1 Qb6 12. Qd1 Bf5 13. Na4 Qc7 14. b4 Nd7
15. Nh3 Be4 16. f3 Bg3+ 17. Ke2 Bf5 18. Be1 Ng6 19. Ng1 O-O 20. Bh3 Nxh4 21.
Bxf5 Nxf5 22. Rxh5 Bxe1 23. Kxe1 Nxe3 24. Qd3 g6 25. Rh3 Rfe8 26. Ne2 Nf5
27. Kf2 Re3 28. Rch1 Nf8 29. Qd2 Rae8 30. Nc1 Qf4 0-1

Henry Yu(675) - Gary Pylant(1801)  GMCC G/60 Open,  May 05, 2012, round 1
Dutch

1. d4 f5 2. Bf4 Nf6 3. Nf3 g6 4. e3 Bg7 5. Bc4 d5 6. Bd3 O-O 7. O-O c5 8.
Nc3 cxd4 9. exd4 Nc6 10. Qe2 a6 11. Rad1 Ne4 12. Bxe4 fxe4 13. Ne5 Rxf4 14.
Nxc6 bxc6 15. Qe3 e5 16. dxe5 Bxe5 17. Na4 Qf6 18. Rfe1 Be6 19. Nc5 Rf8 20.
Re2 d4 21. Nxe4 dxe3 22. Nxf6+ R4xf6 23. Rxe3 Bxb2 24. Rd6 Bd5 25. Rxf6 Bxf6
26. h3 Bd4 0-1

Jonathan Beatty(1805) - Graham Horobetz(2093)  Pyramid Ladder 3,  May 04, 2012, round 3
Queen's pawn

1. d4 f6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Nh6 4. Nf3 Nf7 5. c4 Bg7 6. Nc3 c5 7. d5 O-O 8. O-O
d6 9. h3 a6 10. Re1 Nd7 11. e4 Rb8 12. a4 b6 13. Qc2 Nde5 14. Nxe5 fxe5 15.
Qd3 Bd7 16. Bd2 Qc7 17. Bf1 Rfe8 18. b3 b5 19. axb5 axb5 20. Nxb5 Bxb5 21.
cxb5 Rb7 22. Ba5 Qd7 23. b6 Ng5 24. Kh2 Rf8 25. Qa6 Rxf2+ 26. Kg1 Rf3 27.
Ra2 Rxg3+ 28. Kh2 Rxb3 29. Qa8+ Bf8 30. Rf2 Nf7 31. Bg2 Nd8 32. Ref1 Bh6 33.
Bf3 Bf4+ 34. Kg2 h5 35. Bd2 Bxd2 36. Rxd2 R7xb6 37. Rdf2 0-1

George Elgin(1804) - Carter Bulington(1728)    Pyramid Ladder 3,  May 04, 2012, round 3
French: Alapin variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Be3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. Nd2 c5 6. c3 Nc6 7. f4 Qb6 8. Qb3
cxd4 9. Qxb6 Nxb6 10. cxd4 Bd7 11. Ngf3 Rc8 12. a3 Na5 13. Bd3 Nbc4 14. Nxc4
Nxc4 15. Bc1 Be7 16. b3 Na5 17. Nd2 Rc3 18. Ke2 Nxb3 19. Bb2 Rxd3 20. Kxd3
Nxa1 21. Rxa1 Bb5+ 22. Kc3 Kd7 23. a4 Rc8+ 24. Kb3 Bc4+ 25. Nxc4 Rxc4 26.
Bc3 b6 27. Rf1 a5 28. f5 exf5 29. Rxf5 Ke6 30. g4 g6 31. Rf3 Rc8 32. Be1 Rc1
33. Bc3 Rg1 34. h3 Bh4 35. Kc2 Rg3 36. Rxg3 Bxg3 37. Kd3 Bh4 38. Ke2 f6 39.
Kf3 Bg5 40. exf6 Kxf6 41. Be1 Bc1 42. Bh4+ g5 43. Bg3 Bb2 44. Ke3 Bc1+ 45.
Kf3 Bb2 46. Be5+ Ke6 47. Ke3 Kd7 48. Bf6 Kc6 49. Bd8 Bc1+ 50. Kd3 Bf4 0-1

Jonathan Beatty(1900) - Chase Knowles(1829)  Pyramid Ladder 3,  May 04, 2012, round 2
Queen's Indian: Capablanca variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Qe7 7. O-O O-O 8.
Nc3 d5 9. Ne5 Ne4 10. cxd5 exd5 11. Rc1 c5 12. Nxe4 dxe4 13. Bxb4 cxb4 14.
Qb3 Rd8 15. f3 Bd5 16. Qe3 exf3 17. Bxf3 Bxf3 18. Qxf3 Na6 19. Nc6 Qd7 20.
Nxd8 Rxd8 21. e3 Nc7 22. Qb7 Ne6 23. Qxd7 Rxd7 24. Rc8+ Nf8 25. Rfc1 Re7 26.
Kf2 1-0

Roy Nilsson(1821) - David Sichel(2045) -   Pyramid Ladder 3,  May 04, 2012, round 2
Robatsch defense: Geller's system

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. c3 d6 4. Nf3 Nd7 5. Bc4 Ngf6 6. e5 dxe5 7. dxe5 Ng4 8.
e6 Nde5 9. exf7+ Nxf7 10. Bxf7+ Kxf7 11. Ng5+ Kf6 12. Qf3+ Bf5 13. Nd2 Bh6
14. Nde4+ Kg7 15. Bf4 e5 16. Rd1 Qe7 17. Bc1 Rhf8 18. O-O Nf6 19. Qe2 Nxe4
20. Nxe4 Bxc1 21. Rxc1 Rad8 22. Rcd1 Qf7 23. Rfe1 Rxd1 24. Rxd1 Bxe4 25. f3
Bc6 26. Qxe5+ Kg8 27. Rf1 Re8 28. Qg3 Qxa2 0-1

David Sichel(2045) - Roy Nilsson(1821)  Pyramid Ladder 3,  May 04, 2012, round 1
King's Indian Attack

1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 c6 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. d3 Bf5 5. c3 Nbd7 6. Bf4 e6 7. Nbd2 Be7 8. Qc2
h6 9. e4 Bh7 10. O-O dxe4 11. Nxe4 Nxe4 12. dxe4 Nc5 13. Nd4 O-O 14. Rad1 Qc8
15. b4 Nd7 16. Nb3 e5 17. Be3 Nf6 18. f3 Nd5 19. Bf2 Bg5 20. Rfe1 h5 21. Qb2
Nb6 22. Qe2 Na4 23. Qc2 b5 24. Na5 Qe6 25. Rd3 Rfd8 26. Red1 Qf6 27. Rd7 Rxd7
28. Rxd7 h4 29. Qd3 Qe6 30. gxh4 Be7 31. Nxc6 Qxc6 32. Rxe7 Nxc3 33. Rxe5 Nxa2
34. Rxb5 Re8 35. Rc5 Qf6 36. Qc4 Qa1+ 37. Bf1 Bg6 38. Ra5 1-0

Gavyn Purdy(652) - Gary Pylant(1701)   Pyramid Ladder 3,  May 04, 2012, round 1
French defense

1. e4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. e5 c5 4. Bb5+ Nc6 5. d4 Qa5+ 6. c3 Qxb5 7. Na3 Qa5 8.
dxc5 Qxc5 9. Be3 Qa5 10. O-O Bxa3 11. bxa3 Qxa3 12. Qc2 Nge7 13. Bc1 Qa5 14.
Re1 h6 15. Bd2 Qc7 16. Rad1 O-O 17. Re3 Na5 18. Bc1 Bd7 19. Nd4 Ng6 20. Ba3
Rfe8 21. Bd6 Qd8 22. Rf3 Nc4 23. Qb3 Nxd6 24. exd6 Bc6 25. Qb4 Qd7 26. Rb1
Ne5 27. Re3 Nc4 28. Rg3 Nxd6 29. Re1 Ne4 30. Rf3 Qe7 31. Qb1 Nd2 32. Qc2
Nxf3+ 33. Nxf3 Qf6 34. Ne5 Rac8 35. Qb2 Qg5 36. Nf3 Qf4 37. Qe2 Red8 38. g3
Qf6 39. Qe3 a6 40. Rd1 Bb5 41. Rc1 Bc6 42. Ne5 Bb5 43. Ng4 Qe7 44. Ne5 d4 0-1

Graham Horobetz(2091) - Jonathan Beatty(1902)   Pyramid Ladder 2,  April 27, 2012, round 3
QGD: 5...c6

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Nbd7 5. e3 c6 6. cxd5 cxd5 7. Qc2 Bb4 8.
Bd3 Qa5 9. Nf3 Ne4 10. O-O Nxg5 11. Nxg5 h6 12. Nf3 O-O 13. a3 Bxc3 14. bxc3
Nf6 15. Ne5 Bd7 16. Rab1 Rab8 17. Rb4 Rfc8 18. g4 Rc7 19. h4 Rbc8 20. Rc1
Qxa3 21. Rb3 Qe7 22. g5 hxg5 23. hxg5 Ne4 24. Bxe4 dxe4 25. Qxe4 Qxg5+ 26.
Kf1 Bc6 27. Nxc6 bxc6 28. Rcb1 Qd5 29. Qh4 c5 30. Rb5 Qc4+ 31. Kg2 cxd4 32.
Rh5 f6 33. Rh8+ Kf7 34. Qh5+ Ke7 35. Rxc8 Qc6+ 36. Kg1 Rxc8 37. cxd4 Qe4 38.
Ra1 Ra8 39. Qc5+ Kf7 40. Rxa7+ Rxa7 41. Qxa7+ Kg6 42. Qb8 e5 43. Qe8+ Kg5
44. Qd7 g6 45. Qh3 Qb1+ 46. Kh2 Qc2 47. Kg3 Qe4 48. f3 1-0

Jonathan Beatty(1902) - Graham Horobetz(2091)    Pyramid Ladder 2,  April 27, 2012, round 2
Bogo-Indian defense, Nimzovich variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Qe7 5. g3 Nc6 6. Nc3 O-O 7. Bg2 Na5 8.
b3 b6 9. O-O Bb7 10. Re1 c5 11. a3 cxd4 12. axb4 dxc3 13. Bxc3 Nc6 14. Ne5
Rfd8 15. b5 Na5 16. Bxa5 Bxg2 17. Kxg2 bxa5 18. Rxa5 Ne4 19. Ra1 Nxf2 20.
Kxf2 Qc5+ 21. e3 Qxe5 22. Qd4 Qc7 23. Re2 d5 24. Rea2 a5 25. b6 Qe7 26. Rxa5
Rxa5 27. Rxa5 dxc4 28. Qxd8+ Qxd8 29. b7 Qd2+ 30. Kf3 Qd1+ 31. Kg2 Qe2+ 32.
Kh3 Qf1+ 33. Kh4 Qf6+ 34. Kh3 Qf1+ 35. Kh4 1/2-1/2

George Elgin(1750) - Alex Sytnytsky(1418)    Pyramid Ladder 2,  April 27, 2012, round 2
Sicilian: Grand Prix attack

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. f4 e6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. Bb5 g6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. O-O b5 8.
d3 b4 9. Ne2 Nf6 10. Be3 Ng4 11. Bd2 Nf6 12. Qe1 Qc7 13. h3 h6 14. Qf2 Bb7
15. Ne5 Rb8 16. Nc4 Rd8 17. Be3 Nd7 18. Ng3 a6 19. f5 h5 20. Bf4 e5 21. Bh6
h4 22. fxg6 f6 23. Nf5 Rg8 24. Ng7+ Rxg7 25. Bxg7 Nf8 26. Qxh4 Nxg6 27. Qh5
Kf7 28. Qh7 Rg8 1-0

Saira Rodriguez(546) - George Elgin(1750)     Pyramid Ladder 2,  April 27, 2012, round 1
French: Winawer (Nimzovich) variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. a3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 dxe4 6. f3 c5 7. Bd2 cxd4
8. cxd4 Qxd4 9. Ne2 Qd8 10. fxe4 Nf6 11. Ng3 O-O 12. e5 Nd5 13. c4 Ne7 14.
Qg4 Nbc6 15. Bf4 Ng6 16. Rd1 Qa5+ 17. Bd2 Qxe5+ 18. Be2 f5 19. Qf3 Nd4 20.
Qe3 Nc2+ 21. Kf2 Nxe3 22. Bxe3 f4 23. Bd4 fxg3+ 24. Ke1 Qa5+ 25. Rd2 Nf4 26.
Kf1 Qxd2 27. Rg1 Qxe2# 0-1

Graham Horobetz(2091) - Jonathan Beatty(1902)   Pyramid Ladder 2,  April 27, 2012, round 1
QGD: exchange, positional line, 6.Qc2

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 e6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Qc2 Nf6 6. Bg5 Be7 7. e3 O-O 8.
Bd3 h6 9. Bh4 Re8 10. Nf3 Nbd7 11. O-O Ne4 12. Bg3 Nxg3 13. hxg3 Nf6 14.
Rab1 Bd6 15. b4 a6 16. a4 a5 17. b5 Bg4 18. bxc6 bxc6 19. Ne2 Qd7 20. Rfe1
Bxf3 21. gxf3 Rec8 22. Bf5 1-0

Alex Sytnytsky(1418) - Anthony Albonetti(Unr.)   Pyramid Ladder 2,  April 27, 2012, round 1
Four knights: Italian variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Nc3 h6 5. O-O Bc5 6. a3 Nxe4 7. Nxe4 d5 8.
Nxc5 dxc4 9. Re1 b6 10. Nxe5 Nxe5 11. Rxe5+ Kf8 12. Ne4 f6 13. Qf3 Kf7 14.
d3 Bb7 15. Bf4 Re8 16. Rxe8 Qxe8 17. Qh5+ g6 18. Qxh6 Bxe4 19. Qh7+ Ke6 20.
dxe4 Rd8 21. Qxc7 Rc8 22. Qxa7 Qd8 23. Qg7 g5 24. Bg3 Qd4 25. Qg6 Rd8 26.
Qf5+ Ke7 27. h4 Qxb2 28. Rf1 Qxc2 29. hxg5 fxg5 30. Qxg5+ Kd7 31. Qg7+ Ke8
32. Bh4 Qxe4 33. Qg8+ Kd7 34. Qxd8+ Ke6 35. Qe8+ Kf5 36. Qxe4+ Kxe4 37. Rb1
c3 38. Rxb6 c2 39. Bg5 1-0

Roy Nilsson(1830) - Gary Pylant(1800)    Pyramid Ladder 2,  April 27, 2012, round 1
Petroff's Defence

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nc4 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Ne3 Be7 7. Bd3 O-O 8.
O-O Nc6 9. c3 Nf6 10. Nd2 Re8 11. Nf3 Bf8 12. Qc2 g6 13. Bd2 Bg7 14. Rfe1 a6
15. a4 Bd7 16. Nf1 Be6 17. b4 Ne7 18. Ng3 Qc8 19. Ne5 Nf5 20. Nxf5 Bxf5 21.
Bxf5 Qxf5 22. Qxf5 gxf5 23. f3 Rad8 24. Re2 Nh5 25. Rae1 c6 26. Nd3 Rxe2 27.
Rxe2 Bf6 28. a5 Rb8 29. Nc5 Bh8 30. g4 fxg4 31. fxg4 Nf6 32. Bf4 Rc8 33. Nxb7
Ne4 34. Bd2 Rb8 35. Nc5 Nxc5 36. dxc5 d4 37. cxd4 Bxd4+ 38. Kg2 Kg7 39. Re7 Rd8
40. Be1 Bf6 41. Ra7 Rd1 42. Bg3 Bc3 43. Rxa6 Bxb4 44. Rxc6 Bxa5 45. Be5+ Kf8
46. Bf6 Ke8 47. Ra6 Rd2+ 48. Kf3 Bd8 49. Ra8 1-0

Charles Herbers(2006) - Roy Nilsson(1818)  Bluff City Open,  April 21, 2012, round 4
Scandinavian: Pytel-Wade variation

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. Nf3 e5 5. Bc4 Nc6 6. O-O Be7 7. d3 Bg4
8. Be3 Nf6 9. h3 Bh5 10. g4 Bg6 11. Qe2 O-O 12. a3 a6 13. Rad1 Rfe8 14. b4
Nd4 15. Bxd4 exd4 16. Ne4 Qf4 17. Nfd2 Nxe4 18. Nxe4 Bd6 19. f3 Kh8 20. Qg2
Re7 21. Nxd6 Qxd6 22. f4 f5 23. Qxb7 Rae8 24. Qd5 Qxd5 25. Bxd5 Re2 26. Rf2
R8e3 27. Rxe2 Rxe2 28. Bb3 fxg4 29. hxg4 h5 30. f5 Be8 31. g5 Bc6 32. Kf1
Rh2 33. Re1 Kh7 34. Re6 Bd7 35. Rxa6 Bxf5 36. Rc6 h4 37. Kg1 Rd2 38. Bd5 h3
39. Rxc7 Rd1+ 40. Kh2 Rd2+ 41. Kg3 Re2 42. b5 Re3+ 43. Kf2 h2 44. Kg2 Re2+
45. Kh1 Re5 46. Bc6 Bg4 47. Be4+ Kg8 48. b6 1-0

Dongsu Kang(322) - John Sansom(1492)    Bluff City Open,  April 21, 2012, round 4
Nimzovich-Larsen attack: classical variation

1. b3 d5 2. Bb2 c5 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. d4 a6 6. Nbd2 Bd6 7. Bd3 O-O 8.
Qe2 Re8 9. O-O-O Nc6 10. Kb1 cxd4 11. exd4 e5 12. dxe5 Bxe5 13. Nxe5 Nxe5
14. Bxe5 Ng4 15. Nf3 f6 16. Rde1 fxe5 17. h3 e4 18. hxg4 exf3 19. Qxe8+ Qxe8
20. Rxe8+ Kf7 21. Rhe1 fxg2 22. Bxh7 g1=Q 23. Re7+ Kf8 24. Re8+ Kf7 25. Bg8+
Kf6 26. Rxg1 1-0

David Sichel(2006) - Graham Horobetz(2077)    Bluff City Open,  April 21, 2012, round 4
Sicilian: closed, 6.Ne2 e5 (Botvinnik)

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Nge2 Nc6 5. Bg2 d6 6. d3 e5 7. Nd5 f5 8. h4
h6 9. Nec3 Nge7 10. Bd2 Rb8 11. f4 Nxd5 12. exd5 Nd4 13. h5 g5 14. fxg5 hxg5
15. h6 Bf6 16. Qh5+ Kf8 17. O-O-O b5 18. Rdf1 Bd7 19. h7 Qe7 20. Ne4 Be8 21.
Qh6+ Bg7 22. Qxg5 Qxg5 23. Bxg5 Bf7 24. Nxd6 Ne2+ 25. Kd2 Nxg3 26. Nxf5
Nxf1+ 27. Rxf1 Rb7 28. d6 Rd7 29. Be7+ 1-0

Mike Salzgeber(1440) - Andrew Bussom(1521)  Bluff City Open,  April 21, 2012, round 3
Scotch gambit

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Bc4 Bb4+ 5. c3 dxc3 6. bxc3 Bc5 7. Bxf7+
Kxf7 8. Qd5+ Ke8 9. Qxc5 Qe7 10. Qc4 d5 11. Qxd5 Nf6 12. Qc4 Qxe4+ 13. Qxe4+
Nxe4 14. O-O Kd8 15. Re1 Nf6 16. Ba3 Re8 17. Nbd2 Bd7 18. Rxe8+ Bxe8 19. Rd1
Bg6 20. Nc4+ Ke8 21. Nce5 Be4 22. Nxc6 Bxc6 23. Nd4 Rd8 24. Re1+ Kf7 25. f3
Re8 26. Rb1 Bd5 27. Nb5 c6 28. Nd6+ Ke6 29. Nxe8 Nxe8 30. Re1+ Kd7 31. Rd1
Kc7 32. Rd2 Nd6 33. Bxd6+ Kxd6 34. c4 1-0

George Elgin(1746) - Roy Nilsson(1818)  Bluff City Open,  April 21, 2012, round 3
Scandinavian: Pytel-Wade variation

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. d4 c6 6. Bg5 Bg4 7. Be2 Nbd7
8. Qd2 Nb6 9. Bf4 Qd8 10. O-O-O g6 11. h3 Bxf3 12. Bxf3 Bg7 13. Bh6 Nc4 14.
Qf4 Bxh6 15. Qxh6 Qb6 16. b3 Qa5 17. Nb1 Nd6 18. Kb2 Nf5 19. Qd2 Qxd2 20.
Rxd2 O-O-O 21. Rhd1 Nh4 22. Rd3 Rd6 23. Re1 e6 24. g3 Nf5 25. c3 h5 26. Nd2
g5 27. Nc4 Rd7 28. Kc2 g4 29. Bg2 Nd6 30. Ne5 Rc7 31. h4 Nd5 32. Kb2 Rh6 33.
c4 Nb4 34. Rde3 Rf6 35. R3e2 a5 36. a3 Na6 37. d5 1/2-1/2

Emmanuel Paxton(1564) - Casey Hill(1753)  Bluff City Open,  April 21, 2012, round 3
Catalan opening

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Qe7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. Qb3 Nc6 7. Bxc6 Bxd2+
8. Nxd2 bxc6 9. Ngf3 c5 10. O-O cxd4 11. Nxd4 Qc5 12. N2f3 e5 13. Qb5 d6 14.
Qxc5 dxc5 15. Nb5 c6 16. Nc7 Rb8 17. Nxe5 Rb7 18. Na6 Re7 19. Nxc6 Re6 20.
Nab8 Bb7 21. Nxa7 Rxb8 22. e3 Ba6 23. b3 Rb7 24. Nb5 Bxb5 25. cxb5 Rxb5 26.
Rac1 g6 27. Rc4 Ra5 28. a4 Rb6 29. Rb1 Nd5 30. e4 Nb4 31. f4 Nd3 32. Rc3 Nb4
33. Kf2 Rd6 34. Ke2 Kf8 35. Rd1 Ke7 0-1

Graham Horobetz(2077) - Charlie Durham(1944)   Bluff City Open,  April 21, 2012, round 3
Sicilian: dragon, Yugoslav attack, 10.O-O-O

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 O-O 8.
Qd2 Nc6 9. O-O-O Bd7 10. Bc4 Rc8 11. Bb3 Ne5 12. Kb1 Nc4 13. Bxc4 Rxc4 14.
h4 Qa5 15. Nd5 Qd8 16. h5 Nxh5 17. g4 Rxd4 18. Bxd4 Bxd4 19. Qxd4 e5 20. Qd2
Nf6 21. Qh6 Re8 22. g5 1-0

Alex Sytnytsky(1420) - Ben Pruitt(1429)    Bluff City Open,  April 21, 2012, round 2
Caro-Kann: Advance Variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Bd3 Bxd3 5. Qxd3 e6 6. c3 Nd7 7. Nf3 Ne7 8. Bg5
Qb6 9. b4 a5 10. a3 axb4 11. cxb4 Ng6 12. Bd2 Be7 13. O-O O-O 14. Ng5 f6 15.
Nxe6 Rf7 16. f4 fxe5 17. f5 Ngf8 18. g4 Nxe6 19. fxe6 Rxf1+ 20. Kxf1 Rf8+ 21.
Ke2 e4 22. Qc3 Rf3 23. Qb2 Qb5+ 24. Kd1 Rf1+ 25. Be1 Bh4 26. Qc3 Rxe1+ 27. Qxe1
Bxe1 28. Kxe1 Nf6 29. g5 Ng4 30. Ra2 Qd3 31. Nd2 Qe3+ 32. Kd1 Qxd4 33. Ke2 Qd3+
34. Ke1 e3 35. Nf3 e2 36. e7 Kf7 0-1

David Sichel(2054) - Emmanuel Paxton(1564)    Bluff City Open,  April 21, 2012, round 2
French defense

1. e4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e5 Nfd7 6. Bxe7 Qxe7 7. Qg4 O-O
8. Nf3 c5 9. Be2 Nc6 10. Qg3 f6 11. exf6 Nxf6 12. O-O e5 13. Rfe1 h6 14. Nh4
Rd8 15. Ng6 Qe8 16. Bf3 Bf5 17. Nxe5 Nxe5 18. Rxe5 Qd7 19. Bxd5+ Nxd5 20.
Nxd5 Qf7 21. Ne7+ 1-0

Casey Hill(1753) - Charles Herbers(2006)  Bluff City Open,  April 21, 2012, round 2
Scotch: Potter variation

1. e4 Nc6 2. d4 e5 3. Nf3 exd4 4. Nxd4 Bc5 5. Nb3 Bb6 6. Bb5 d6 7. O-O Ne7
8. Nc3 O-O 9. Nd5 Nxd5 10. exd5 Ne5 11. Nd2 Bg4 12. Be2 Qh4 13. h3 f5 14.
hxg4 fxg4 15. Ne4 g3 16. Nxg3 Qxg3 17. Be3 Bxe3 18. fxe3 Qxe3+ 19. Kh1 Rxf1+
20. Bxf1 Rf8 21. Qe2 Qg3 22. Qh5 Ng4 23. Bd3 g6 24. Bxg6 Nf2+ 25. Kg1 hxg6 0-1

George Elgin(1746) - Dwight Weaver(1600)  Bluff City Open,  April 21, 2012, round 2
Sicilian: Grand Prix attack

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. f4 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bb5 e6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. O-O b5 8.
d3 Bd4+ 9. Kh1 Qa5 10. Ne2 Bg7 11. e5 Ne7 12. Bd2 Qb6 13. Qe1 a5 14. Qf2 Bf8
15. Ng5 Nd5 16. a3 Bb7 17. c4 Nc7 18. Be3 Na6 19. Rab1 h6 20. Ne4 O-O-O 21.
b4 Rxd3 22. bxc5 Qd8 23. cxb5 cxb5 24. Nd6+ Bxd6 25. cxd6 Qd7 26. Nd4 b4 27.
axb4 Nxb4 28. Rfc1+ Kb8 29. Nb3 Rd5 30. Rc7 Qa4 31. Ba7+ Ka8 32. Rxb7 Kxb7
33. Nc5+ Rxc5 34. Qxc5 Rc8 35. Qb6+ Ka8 36. d7 Qxd7 37. Qxa5 Qxa7 38. Qxb4
Rb8 39. Qe4+ Rb7 40. Qc6 Kb8 41. Qe8+ Kc7 42. Qxf7+ Kc6 43. Qxe6+ Kc5 44.
Qd6+ Kc4 45. Rc1+ Kb3 46. Qd5+ Kb2 47. Qd2+ Kb3 48. Qc3+ Ka4 49. Ra1+ 1-0

Roy Nilsson(1849) - Graham Horobetz(2077)   Bluff City Open,  April 21, 2012, round 2
Réti: King's Indian attack

1. Nf3 c5 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. O-O e5 5. d3 g6 6. b3 Bg7 7. Bb2 Nge7 8.
Nbd2 O-O 9. e3 e4 10. Bxg7 exf3 11. Bxf8 fxg2 12. Kxg2 Qxf8 13. a3 f5 14. f4
d4 15. e4 Be6 16. h3 b5 17. Qe2 Rd8 18. a4 a6 19. axb5 axb5 20. Kh2 Nb4 21.
Nf3 fxe4 22. dxe4 c4 23. Qd2 c3 24. Qf2 Nec6 25. Ng5 Bf7 26. e5 Bd5 27. Qe2
h6 28. Ne4 Bxe4 29. Qxe4 Qf5 30. Qxf5 gxf5 31. Rf2 d3 32. cxd3 Nd4 33. g4 c2
34. gxf5 Nxb3 35. Rg2+ Kh8 36. Rg6 Nxa1 0-1

Charlie Durham(1944) - Andy Sorensen(1715)  Bluff City Open,  April 21, 2012, round 2
French Defence

1. e4 e6 2. g3 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Bg2 Nf6 5. Ne2 Bd6 6. O-O O-O 7. d4 c6 8. b3
Bf5 9. c4 dxc4 10. bxc4 Nbd7 11. Nbc3 Re8 12. a4 Ne4 13. f3 Nxc3 14. Nxc3 Qa5
15. Ne4 Be7 16. Bd2 Qb6 17. c5 Qd8 18. Bf4 Nf6 19. g4 Nd5 20. Bc1 Bg6 21. Re1
f5 22. Ng3 fxg4 23. fxg4 Bf6 24. Rxe8+ Qxe8 25. Bxd5+ cxd5 26. Ra3 Qd7 27. Be3
Re8 28. Qf3 1/2-1/2

Serghei Iacovlev(629) - Ben Pruitt(1333)   Bluff City Open,  April 21, 2012, round 1
Caro-Kann: closed (Breyer) variation

1. e4 c6 2. d3 d5 3. Be2 dxe4 4. dxe4 Qxd1+ 5. Bxd1 e5 6. Nf3 f6 7. O-O Bc5
8. Nc3 Ne7 9. a3 Be6 10. b4 Bb6 11. Be3 Bxe3 12. fxe3 Nd7 13. Be2 O-O 14. b5
Rfd8 15. bxc6 Nxc6 16. Rab1 Nb6 17. Nb5 Rd7 18. Rbd1 Rad8 19. Rxd7 Rxd7 20.
Nh4 Bc4 21. Re1 Rd2 22. Kf1 Rxc2 23. Nd6 Na5 24. Nhf5 Bxe2+ 25. Rxe2 Rc3 26.
Nb5 Rc1+ 27. Kf2 a6 28. Nbd6 Nbc4 29. a4 Rd1 30. Nxc4 Nxc4 31. Ne7+ Kf7 32.
Nd5 Ra1 33. Nc3 Ra3 34. Rc2 Nb6 35. Rb2 Nxa4 36. Nxa4 Rxa4 37. Rxb7+ Kg6 38.
Kf3 a5 39. g4 Rb4 40. Ra7 a4 41. h4 h6 42. g5 hxg5 43. hxg5 fxg5 44. Ra5 Kf6
45. Ra6+ Kf7 46. Kg4 Rxe4+ 47. Kxg5 Rxe3 48. Rxa4 Rd3 49. Kf5 Rd4 50. Ra7+
Kg8 51. Kxe5 Rd8 52. Kf5 Rd6 53. Re7 Kh7 54. Ke5 Rb6 55. Kf5 Rb5+ 56. Ke6
Kh6 57. Kf7 g5 58. Re6+ Kh5 59. Kg7 g4 60. Rh6+ Kg5 0-1

David Sichel(2006) - Casey Hill(1704)    Bluff City Open,  April 21, 2012, round 1
Caro-Kann: classical variation

1. e4 c6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. Nf3 Nd7 7. Bd3 Bxd3
8. Qxd3 e6 9. O-O Ngf6 10. c4 Bd6 11. Re1 O-O 12. Bg5 Qc7 13. a3 Rab8 14. b4
b5 15. c5 Bf4 16. Bh4 Rb7 17. Ne4 Nxe4 18. Rxe4 a5 19. Rae1 axb4 20. axb4
Ra7 21. g3 Bh6 22. Be7 Rfa8 23. Bd6 Qd8 24. Rh4 Ra4 25. g4 Ra3 26. Qe4 Rxf3
27. Rxh6 gxh6 28. Qxf3 Ra6 29. Bf4 Nf6 30. Bxh6 Qxd4 31. Qd1 Qxg4+ 32. Kh1
Qxd1 33. Rxd1 Nd5 34. Rg1+ Kh8 35. Bg7+ Kg8 36. Be5+ Kf8 37. Bd6+ Ne7 38.
Rg4 Ke8 39. Rg7 Nf5 40. Rg8+ 1/2-1/2

Emmanuel Paxton(1502) - Kyle Salzgeber(1762)  Bluff City Open,  April 21, 2012, round 1
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 Bf5 4. c4 e6 5. Nc3 c6 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 Nbd7 8.
O-O Bd6 9. Re1 Ne4 10. Nd2 Bxh2+ 11. Kxh2 Qh4+ 12. Kg1 Qxf2+ 13. Kh2 Qg3+
14. Kg1 Nf2 15. Qf3 Nh3+ 16. Kf1 Qh2 17. e4 Ng1 18. Qf2 Nh3 19. gxh3 Bxh3+
20. Ke2 Bg4+ 21. Nf3 Qh5 22. Rf1 b5 23. Bb3 b4 24. Nd1 Qb5+ 25. Ke1 Nf6 26.
e5 Ne4 27. Qe2 Qxe2+ 1-0

Dwight Weaver(1626) - Charlie Durham(1944)   Bluff City Open,  April 21, 2012, round 1
English opening

1. c4 g6 2. Nc3 Bg7 3. g3 f5 4. d3 Nf6 5. Bg2 O-O 6. Nf3 e6 7. O-O Nc6 8.
Rb1 d5 9. cxd5 exd5 10. d4 Kh8 11. Ne5 Ne4 12. Nxc6 bxc6 13. Nxe4 fxe4 14.
Qa4 Bd7 15. Be3 Re8 16. Qc2 Qc8 17. Rfe1 Qa6 18. b3 Rab8 19. Rbc1 Rb4 20.
Bd2 Rbb8 21. Be3 Rb6 22. Rcd1 Reb8 23. Bf4 Qb7 24. Qd2 Rb4 25. Be3 a5 26.
Qc1 a4 27. bxa4 Qa6 28. a5 Rb2 29. Bf1 Qxa5 30. Bd2 Qxa2 31. Bc3 Rc2 0-1

Roy Nilsson(1849) - Andrew Bussom(1575)   Bluff City Open,  April 21, 2012, round 1
Ponziani: Jaenisch counter-attack

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. c3 Nf6 4. d4 exd4 5. e5 Nd5 6. cxd4 Bb4+ 7. Nbd2 Qe7
8. a3 Ba5 9. b4 Bb6 10. Bc4 Nf4 11. g3 d5 12. Bf1 Ne6 13. Nb3 O-O 14. Be3 a5
15. b5 Ncd8 16. a4 c6 17. Qc2 cxb5 18. Bxb5 Bd7 19. Bxd7 Qxd7 20. O-O Nc6
21. Qe2 Rfc8 22. Qb5 Bd8 23. Rfc1 Qe7 24. Qxd5 Nb4 25. Qe4 Qd7 26. Nc5 Nxc5
27. dxc5 Qc6 28. Ng5 Bxg5 29. Qxc6 Rxc6 30. Bxg5 Nd3 31. Be7 Nxe5 32. Rab1
Nd3 33. Rd1 Nxc5 34. Bxc5 Rxc5 35. Rxb7 Rac8 36. Rdd7 Rf8 37. Rb5 Rfc8 38.
Rxc5 1-0

Andy Sorensen(1715) - Charles Herbers(2009)   Bluff City Open,  April 21, 2012, round 1
QGD: 6.Nf3

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 e6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e3 O-O 6. Nc3 c6 7. cxd5 exd5 8.
Bd3 Nbd7 9. Qc2 Re8 10. O-O Nf8 11. Rfe1 Bb4 12. Ne5 Ng6 13. Nxg6 hxg6 14.
Rac1 Qd6 15. Bf4 Qe6 16. a3 Bd6 17. Bg3 Bd7 18. b4 a6 19. Na4 Bxg3 20. hxg3
Rad8 21. Nc5 Qg4 22. Nxb7 Ra8 23. Nc5 Bc8 24. Qa4 Qh5 25. Qxc6 Be6 26. f3
Qg5 27. Nxe6 fxe6 28. g4 Rad8 29. Qc2 Kf7 30. Qc7+ Rd7 31. Qf4 Qh4 32. Qh2
Qg5 33. Qf4 Qh4 34. g5 Qxf4 35. exf4 Nh5 36. Bxa6 Ra7 37. Bb5 Rb8 38. a4
Nxf4 39. Rc6 Re7 40. Kh2 Nh5 41. g3 Rh8 42. Kg2 Rhe8 43. Bd3 Ra8 44. a5 Raa7
45. a6 Rac7 46. Rec1 Ra7 47. b5 Red7 48. b6 Ra8 49. b7 1-0

Graham Horobetz(2077) - George Elgin(1762)   Bluff City Open,  April 21, 2012, round 1
French: Winawer, advance, positional main line

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Ne7 7. Nf3 Bd7 8.
a4 Qa5 9. Bd2 c4 10. h4 Bxa4 11. h5 h6 12. Nh4 Nbc6 13. Qg4 Rg8 14. f4 b5
15. f5 exf5 16. Nxf5 Nxf5 17. Qxf5 Bxc2 18. Rxa5 Bxf5 19. Rxb5 Be4 20. Be2
f5 21. Kf2 Kd7 22. Rc5 Rgc8 23. Ra1 a5 24. Bd1 Nxe5 25. Rcxa5 Nd3+ 26. Kg3
Rab8 27. R1a2 Rb7 28. Bf4 Nxf4 29. Kxf4 Rcb8 30. Ba4+ Kd6 31. g3 Rb1 32.
Ra6+ R8b6 33. Rxb6+ Rxb6 34. Bd1 Ke7 35. Ra7+ Kf6 36. Ba4 Bd3 37. Ra5 Rd6
38. Be8 Ke7 39. Bg6 Ke6 40. Ra7 Rb6 41. Bf7+ Kd6 42. Bg6 Rb1 43. Ra6+ Ke7
44. Ke5 Re1+ 45. Kxd5 f4 46. Ra7+ Kf6 47. Rf7+ Kg5 48. gxf4+ Kg4 49. Rxg7
Kxf4 50. Rf7+ Kg5 51. Rf3 Bxg6 52. hxg6 Kxg6 53. Kxc4 1-0

Isacc Zeitsetk(847) - Alex Sytnytsky(1428)   Bluff City Open,  April 21, 2012, round 1
QGA: 3.e4

1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e4 b5 4. Nc3 c6 5. Nge2 Qa5 6. Bd2 Qb6 7. d5 Nd7 8.
Bf4 Nc5 9. Ng3 Nf6 10. dxc6 Qxc6 11. Qc2 e6 12. b3 b4 13. Na4 c3 14. Nxc5
Bxc5 15. Be2 O-O 16. e5 Qxg2 17. O-O-O Nd5 18. Nh5 Qg6 19. Rd3 Bxf2 20. Rf1
Bh4 21. Qd1 Nxf4 22. Nxf4 Qf5 23. Rdf3 Bb7 24. Bd3 Bxf3 25. Rxf3 Qxe5 26.
Kc2 Bg5 27. Ne2 Qxh2 28. Qf1 Rad8 29. Bxh7+ Qxh7+ 0-1

Gi Yun Lee(1355) - Bowen Lu(716)  Bluff City Open,  April 21, 2012, round 1
Nimzovich-Larsen attack

1. b3 d6 2. Bb2 e5 3. e3 Nf6 4. d3 b6 5. Nd2 Bb7 6. Qe2 Nd5 7. O-O-O g6 8.
Qg4 Bg7 9. Ngf3 O-O 10. Be2 Nd7 11. Ng5 Qf6 12. Nde4 Qf5 13. Qh4 Nb4 14.
Qxh7# 1-0

John Sansom(1572) - Sydney Morris(1033)  Bluff City Open,  April 21, 2012, round 1
Queen's pawn: English defense

1. d4 b6 2. c4 Bb7 3. e3 e6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Nf6 7. Bd3 Bxg2
8. f3 Bxh1 9. e4 Nh5 10. Qe2 Qh4+ 11. Kd1 Nf4 12. Bxf4 Qxf4 13. Kc2 O-O 14.
Nh3 Qh4 15. Nf2 Bg2 16. Rg1 Qxh2 17. e5 Qxg1 18. Qe4 Qxf2+ 19. Kb3 g6 20.
Qxa8 Nc6 21. Qb7 Na5+ 0-1

Alex Sytnytsky(1428) - David Sichel(2009)   Pyramid Ladder 1,  April 13, 2012, round 2
Réti v Dutch

1. Nf3 f5 2. Nd4 d6 3. e3 e5 4. Nb3 Nf6 5. Nc3 Be7 6. Bc4 d5 7. Bb5+ c6 8.
Be2 O-O 9. Na4 Nbd7 10. d4 Ne4 11. Nd2 exd4 12. exd4 Qa5 13. c3 b5 14. Nxe4
fxe4 15. b4 Qxa4 16. Qxa4 bxa4 17. Bd1 Nb6 18. O-O Bd7 19. Re1 Bd6 20. Rb1
Rae8 0-1

David Sichel(2009) - Alex Sytnytsky(1428)    Pyramid Ladder 1,  April 13, 2012, round 1
Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 e6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nge2 Nc6 6. d3 Nge7 7. Bd2 a6 8.
Qc1 O-O 9. Bh6 b5 10. h4 Ne5 11. h5 Qb6 12. hxg6 fxg6 13. Bxg7 Kxg7 14. Qh6+
Kf7 15. Qf4+ Ke8 16. Qxe5 c4 17. Qd4 Qxd4 18. Nxd4 h5 19. e5 Rb8 20. Ne4 Nd5
21. Nd6+ Ke7 22. Bxd5 exd5 23. f4 cxd3 24. cxd3 1-0

Sam O'Bar(1849) - Roy Nilsson(1838)    Pyramid Ladder 1,  April 13, 2012, round 3
QGD Slav defense: exchange variation

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. Bf4 Ne4 7. e3 Qa5 8.
Qb3 e6 9. Bd3 Be7 10. O-O g5 11. Bg3 g4 12. Bxe4 dxe4 13. Ne5 Nxe5 14. dxe5
b6 15. Nxe4 O-O 16. Qd1 h5 17. h3 Rd8 18. Nd6 Ba6 19. Re1 f6 20. Qb3 Qd5 21.
Qxd5 exd5 22. Nf5 Bb4 23. Rec1 Bd3 24. hxg4 hxg4 25. Nh6+ Kg7 26. Nxg4 fxe5
27. Rc7+ Kg8 28. Nxe5 Bd6 29. Nxd3 Bxc7 30. Bxc7 Rd7 31. Be5 1-0

Sam O'Bar(1849) - Roy Nilsson(1838)    Pyramid Ladder 1,  April 13, 2012, round 2
QGD Slav: exchange variation, 6.Bf4 Bf5

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. Bf4 Bf5 7. e3 a6 8.
Be2 e6 9. Ne5 Nxe5 10. Bxe5 Nd7 11. Bg3 Qb6 12. Qd2 Rc8 13. O-O Bb4 14. Rac1
O-O 15. a3 Bd6 16. Na4 Qb3 17. Bxd6 Qxa4 18. Bxf8 Rxf8 19. Rc7 Nf6 20. Qb4
Qxb4 21. axb4 g5 22. Rfc1 a5 23. bxa5 Kg7 24. Rxb7 Ra8 25. a6 Ne4 26. Rcc7
Nd6 27. Rb6 Nc8 28. Rb3 Bg6 29. Ra3 Nb6 30. a7 1-0

Roy Nilsson(1838) - Sam O'Bar(1849)  Pyramid Ladder 1,  April 13, 2012, round 1
Philidor: Hanham variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Nd7 4. Bc4 Be7 5. O-O Ngf6 6. Nc3 O-O 7. Re1 c6 8.
a4 b6 9. d5 c5 10. Nh4 g6 11. Bh6 Re8 12. Qf3 Nh5 13. Nf5 Bf8 14. Bxf8 Nxf8
15. Bb5 gxf5 16. Bxe8 Qxe8 17. Qxh5 f4 18. Nb5 Qe7 19. a5 Ba6 20. c4 1-0

David Chang(1639) - Tanish Kothapalle(1024)  Game in 55,  April 07, 2012, round 4
QGD

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 Nbd7 5. Bg5 e6 6. e3 Bb4 7. Bd3 O-O 8.
O-O h6 9. Bh4 Re8 10. Qb3 Bxc3 11. Qxc3 c5 12. Rad1 Qc7 13. Bg3 Qb6 14. Kh1
Nh5 15. Ne5 Nxg3+ 16. fxg3 Nxe5 17. dxe5 d4 18. exd4 cxd4 19. Qe1 Qxb2 20.
Qe4 g6 21. Rf6 Qxa2 22. Rdf1 Bd7 23. Rxg6+ Kf8 24. Rg7 Re7 25. Qh7 Bc6 26.
Qg8# 1-0

Roy Nilsson(1834) - Jonathan Beatty(1908)  Game in 55,  April 07, 2012, round 4
Réti: King's Indian attack

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. O-O O-O 5. d3 d6 6. c3 c6 7. e4 Qc7 8. h3 1/2-1/2

George Elgin(1753) - Emmanuel Paxton(1502)  Game in 55,  April 07, 2012, round 4
French: Alapin variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Be3 dxe4 4. Nd2 Nf6 5. f3 exf3 6. Ngxf3 Nd5 7. Bf2 Nd7
8. c4 N5f6 9. Bd3 c5 10. O-O Qb6 11. d5 exd5 12. Re1+ Be7 13. cxd5 Nxd5 14.
Nc4 Qc7 15. Bg3 Qd8 16. Nd6+ Kf8 17. Qb3 N7b6 18. Rxe7 Qxe7 19. Re1 Be6 20.
Nf5 Qd7 21. Bd6+ Kg8 22. Ne5 Qc8 23. Nxg7 Kxg7 24. Be4 Ne7 25. Qg3+ Kf8 26.
Qg5 Qd8 27. Bxc5 Rg8 28. Qh6+ Ke8 29. Qxh7 Qc7 30. Bxe7 Kxe7 31. Nxf7 Bxf7
32. Bd5+ Kf8 33. Qh6+ Rg7 34. Qh8+ Bg8 35. Rf1+ Ke8 36. Bxg8 Rxg2+ 37. Kxg2
Qc2+ 38. Rf2 Qg6+ 39. Kh1 Kd7 40. Qd4+ Qd6 41. Qg7+ 1/2-1/2

Roy Nilsson(1834) - David Chang(1639)  Game in 55,  April 07, 2012, round 3
French: Winawer (Nimzovich) variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Bd3 Ne7 5. Qg4 Ng6 6. e5 c5 7. Nf3 cxd4 8.
Qxd4 Nc6 9. Bb5 Ba5 10. Bg5 Qb6 11. Qd3 Bd7 12. Bxc6 Bxc6 13. Rb1 Bxc3+ 14.
Qxc3 d4 15. Qa3 Bxf3 16. gxf3 h6 17. Bd2 Nxe5 18. Rg1 g6 19. Bf4 Nc6 20. Bd6
Qa5+ 21. Qxa5 Nxa5 22. Be5 Rg8 23. Bxd4 Nc6 24. Be3 h5 25. Bg5 Nd4 26. Rg3
Nxc2+ 27. Kd2 Nb4 28. a3 Nd5 29. Rc1 Kd7 30. Rgg1 Rgc8 31. Kd3 Kd6 32. Ke4
a5 33. Rgd1 Kd7 34. Ke5 Rxc1 35. Rxc1 Rc8 36. Rxc8 Kxc8 37. Kd6 Kb8 38. Bd2
b6 39. Kd7 Kb7 40. Ke8 f6 41. Kf7 e5 42. Kxg6 Kc6 43. Kxh5 Ne7 44. Kh6 Kd6
45. Kg7 Ke6 46. b4 axb4 47. Bxb4 Nf5+ 48. Kg6 Nh4+ 49. Kh5 Nxf3 50. h3 f5
51. Bf8 Kf6 52. Bd6 e4 53. a4 Nd2 54. Bc7 Nc4 55. Kh6 Nb2 56. a5 bxa5 57.
Bxa5 Nd3 58. Bb6 f4 59. h4 Nxf2 60. Bxf2 e3 61. Bg1 1-0

Jonathan Beatty(1908) - George Elgin(1753)  Game in 55,  April 07, 2012, round 3
French: Winawer, advance, poisoned pawn variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Ne7 7. Qg4 Qc7 8.
Kd1 Nbc6 9. Nf3 Bd7 10. Qxg7 Rg8 11. Qxh7 cxd4 12. cxd4 Nxd4 13. Nxd4 Qc3
14. Nb3 Ba4 15. Rb1 Qxe5 16. Qd3 a6 17. Nc5 Bc6 18. f4 Qc7 19. Nb3 d4 20.
Bd2 Bxg2 21. Bxg2 Rxg2 22. Qf3 Rg8 23. Nxd4 Rb8 24. Qf2 Nd5 25. Rb3 b5 26.
h4 Rh8 27. Re1 Rh5 28. f5 e5 29. Qf3 1-0

David Chang(1639) - George Elgin(1753)  Game in 55,  April 07, 2012, round 2
Old Indian: Ukrainian variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 d6 3. Nc3 e5 4. dxe5 dxe5 5. Qxd8+ Kxd8 6. Bg5 c6 7. O-O-O+
Kc7 8. e4 Be6 9. a3 Nfd7 10. Nf3 f6 11. Be3 a5 12. Nd2 Bc5 13. Bxc5 Nxc5 14.
Be2 a4 15. Kc2 Rd8 16. g3 Nbd7 17. f4 Bf7 18. Rhf1 Re8 19. Bg4 Nb6 20. fxe5
Rxe5 21. Be2 Bg6 22. Bf3 Rae8 23. Rde1 f5 24. Re3 fxe4 25. Bd1 R5e7 26. Kb1
Bf7 27. Rxf7 Rxf7 28. Bc2 0-1

Emmanuel Paxton(1502) - Roy Nilsson(1834)  Game in 55,  April 07, 2012, round 2
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 c6 3. e3 e6 4. Bd3 f5 5. Ne5 Nf6 6. c4 Bd6 7. f4 O-O 8. O-O
b6 9. Nc3 a5 10. cxd5 exd5 11. Bd2 Ne4 12. Rc1 Bb7 13. Rf3 Nd7 14. Nxd7 Qxd7
15. Rh3 Rf6 16. Nxe4 fxe4 17. Be2 Qe7 18. g4 c5 19. g5 Rff8 20. Bc3 c4 21.
Qe1 Bc8 22. Rxh7 Kxh7 23. Qh4+ Kg8 24. Qh5 Be6 25. g6 Rf5 26. Qh7+ Kf8 27.
Bg4 Bg8 28. Qh3 Rf6 29. Be1 Rxg6 30. Qh5 Rh6 31. Qf5+ Qf7 0-1

John Sansom(1573) - Jonathan Beatty(1908)   Game in 55,  April 07, 2012, round 2
QGD semi-Slav: 5.e3

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. e3 e6 4. c4 c6 5. Nc3 dxc4 6. Bxc4 b5 7. Bb3 a6 8. e4
b4 9. Ne2 Nxe4 10. Bd2 Be7 11. O-O O-O 12. a3 bxa3 13. bxa3 c5 14. Bc2 Nf6
15. Bf4 cxd4 16. Bxb8 Rxb8 17. Nexd4 Bb7 18. Ne5 Qd5 19. Ndf3 Qxd1 20. Rfxd1
Bxf3 21. gxf3 Rfc8 22. Bd3 a5 23. a4 Rc5 24. Nc4 Rg5+ 25. Kf1 Bb4 26. Ra2
Nd5 27. Rc2 Nc3 28. Ra1 Rd8 29. Be2 Kf8 30. Nd2 Rh5 31. Ne4 Nxe4 32. fxe4
Rxh2 33. Kg1 Rh4 34. e5 Re4 35. Rd1 Rxd1+ 36. Bxd1 Re1+ 0-1

Roy Nilsson(1834) - Saumil Bansal(1176)  Game in 55,  April 07, 2012, round 1
Caro-Kann defense

1. e4 c6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Qe2 e6 4. g3 Nd7 5. exd5 cxd5 6. Nxd5 b6 7. Bg2 Bb7 8.
Nf6+ Ngxf6 9. Bxb7 Rb8 10. Bg2 Bc5 11. Nf3 O-O 12. d4 Bb4+ 13. c3 Be7 14.
Bf4 Rc8 15. Ne5 Nd5 16. Bd2 Nxe5 17. Qxe5 Re8 18. O-O Bf6 19. Qe4 a5 20.
Rfe1 Qd7 21. Re2 Re7 22. Rae1 Rce8 23. h4 Qd6 24. h5 h6 25. a3 a4 26. Qg4
Kf8 27. Be4 Rd7 28. Bd3 Nc7 29. Bf4 Qd5 30. Be4 Qc4 31. Qf3 Rc8 32. Bxh6 Be7
33. Bf4 f5 34. Bxc7 Rcxc7 35. g4 1-0

Manish Rangan(1083) - John Sansom(1573)   Game in 55,  April 07, 2012, round 1
QGD Slav: 4.e3

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 g6 5. Be2 Bg7 6. Nc3 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8.
Qb3 Re8 9. Bd2 e5 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. Nxd5 exd4 12. Nxd4 Nc5 13. Nxf6+ Bxf6
14. Qb4 Ne4 15. Rad1 Nxd2 16. Rxd2 b6 17. Bb5 Re7 18. Nc6 Qf8 19. Rd8 Re8
20. Ne7+ Bxe7 21. Rxe8 Bxb4 22. Rxf8+ Kxf8 23. Rd1 Be6 24. a3 Bc5 25. b4
Bxb4 26. axb4 a6 27. Bd3 a5 28. bxa5 bxa5 29. Ra1 a4 30. f4 a3 31. h3 a2 32.
Kf2 Ra3 33. Ke2 Ke7 34. g4 Ra5 35. f5 gxf5 36. gxf5 Bd5 37. e4 Bb3 38. Kd2
Rc5 39. Rf1 Kf6 40. Ke3 Bc4 41. Bxc4 Rxc4 42. h4 Ke5 43. Ra1 Rxe4+ 44. Kd3
Rxh4 45. Rxa2 Rf4 46. Ra5+ Kf6 47. Ke3 Rxf5 48. Rxf5+ Kxf5 49. Kf3 h5 50.
Kg3 Kg5 51. Kh3 f5 52. Kg3 h4+ 53. Kf3 f4 54. Kg2 Kg4 55. Kh2 h3 56. Kg1 Kg3
57. Kh1 f3 58. Kg1 f2+ 59. Kf1 h2 60. Ke2 h1=Q 0-1

Shimera Paxton(1099) - David Chang(1639)   Game in 55,  April 07, 2012, round 1
French: advance, Nimzovich system

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. Bb5 Qb6 6. Ba4 Bd7 7. Bxc6 Bxc6 8.
O-O Ne7 9. Nc3 Nf5 10. Be3 Qxb2 11. Ne2 Qa3 12. Ng3 Nxe3 13. fxe3 Qxe3+ 14.
Kh1 cxd4 15. Nxd4 Qxe5 16. Re1 Qc7 17. Qe2 Bd7 18. Ngf5 g6 19. Nh4 Bg7 20.
Ndf3 Bxa1 21. Rxa1 Rc8 22. Rc1 Qf4 23. Rb1 Bc6 24. c3 O-O 25. Qf2 a6 26. Qf1
Bb5 27. Qg1 Rxc3 28. g3 Qe4 29. a3 Bc6 30. Rb4 d4 31. Rxd4 Qxd4 32. Qxd4
Bxf3+ 33. Nxf3 Rxf3 34. Qb6 Rxa3 35. Qxb7 Rd8 36. Qe7 Rdd3 37. Qe8+ Kg7 38.
Qc6 a5 39. Qc5 Re3 40. Qd4+ e5 41. Qc5 a4 42. Qc1 Rac3 43. Qb2 a3 44. Qa2
Re1+ 45. Kg2 Rec1 46. Qd5 R3c2+ 47. Kh3 Re1 48. Qa5 Re3 49. Qb6 a2 50. Qxe3
a1=Q 51. g4 Rc3 0-1

Andy Sorensen(1777) - Elartrice Ingram(1087)  Slow Time Controls are Best for Chess!,  March 30, 2012, round 2
QGD semi-Slav: 5.e3

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. e3 e6 4. c4 c6 5. Nc3 Bd6 6. Be2 O-O 7. Qc2 dxc4 8.
Bxc4 b5 9. Bd3 h6 10. O-O Nbd7 11. Ne4 Qc7 12. Nxd6 Qxd6 13. Bd2 Bb7 14. a3
a5 15. b4 Rfc8 16. Qb2 c5 17. bxc5 Qd5 18. Bxb5 Qh5 19. Be2 Rab8 20. Qc2 e5
21. Bxa5 Ng4 22. h3 Ngf6 23. Nxe5 Qg5 24. Bg4 Nxg4 25. hxg4 h5 26. f4 Qh4
27. Qc4 Rf8 28. c6 Rbc8 29. Bb4 hxg4 30. Bxf8 1-0

George Elgin(1759) - Jim Culhane(1283)  Slow Time Controls are Best for Chess!,  March 30, 2012, round 2
Old Indian: Janowski variation

1. d4 d6 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 Bf5 4. f3 Nbd7 5. e4 Bg6 6. Bd3 c6 7. Be3 Qc7 8.
Nge2 e5 9. Qd2 O-O-O 10. O-O exd4 11. Nxd4 Ne5 12. Be2 Kb8 13. b4 d5 14.
cxd5 cxd5 15. Ndb5 dxe4 16. Bxa7+ Kc8 17. Qf4 Nxf3+ 18. Rxf3 Qxf4 19. Rxf4
Bxb4 20. Rxf6 gxf6 21. Rc1 Bxc3 22. Rxc3+ Kd7 23. Rc7+ Ke8 24. Bc5 Rd7 25.
Rc8+ Rd8 26. Nd6+ Kd7 27. Bb5+ Ke6 28. Bc4+ Kd7 29. Rxd8+ Rxd8 30. Bb6 Ra8
31. Nxf7 Rc8 32. Bb3 Ke7 33. Nh6 f5 34. Be3 Rc3 35. Ng8+ Kd6 36. Bf4+ Kc5
37. Be5 Rxb3 38. axb3 Kb4 39. Ne7 Kxb3 40. Kf2 b5 41. Ke3 Kc4 42. Nxg6 hxg6
43. g4 Kd5 44. Bc3 Kc4 45. gxf5 gxf5 46. Be5 b4 47. h4 Kd5 48. Bb2 b3 49. h5
Ke6 50. h6 Kf7 1-0

Depak Bhat(1391) - Keith Magouyrk(1295)  Slow Time Controls are Best for Chess!,  March 30, 2012, round 2
Pirc: classical (two knights) system

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bd3 O-O 6. O-O Bg4 7. h3 Bxf3 8.
Qxf3 Nc6 9. Be3 e5 10. d5 Ne7 11. Ne2 c5 12. Ng3 Kh8 13. h4 Neg8 14. Bg5 Bh6
15. Be2 Bxg5 16. hxg5 Ne8 17. Qe3 f6 18. gxf6 Qxf6 19. Bf3 Qh4 20. Rfe1 Ng7
21. Kf1 Rf7 22. Ke2 Qd8 23. Rh1 Rf4 24. Kd2 Qa5+ 25. c3 Qb6 26. Kc2 a5 27.
Ne2 Rf6 28. Rh3 Raf8 29. Rah1 h5 30. g4 Qc7 31. gxh5 gxh5 32. Bxh5 Rh6 33.
Bg6 Rxh3 34. Rxh3+ 1-0

John Sansom(1565) - Sam Sabimana(866)  Slow Time Controls are Best for Chess!,  March 30, 2012, round 2
QGD Slav: 4.Nc3

1. d4 d5 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 c6 4. Nf3 Bg4 5. Ne5 e6 6. h3 Bf5 7. e3 Bd6 8. Nf3
O-O 9. Nh4 Re8 10. Nxf5 exf5 11. cxd5 cxd5 12. Bb5 Nfd7 13. Nxd5 a6 14. Bd3
Qa5+ 15. Nc3 Nc6 16. a3 Nxd4 17. O-O Nc6 18. b4 Qe5 19. Bb2 Qh2# 0-1

David Sichel(2045) - Roy Nilsson(1821)   Slow Time Controls are Best for Chess!,  March 30, 2012, round 2
Scandinavian: Pytel-Wade variation

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. Nf3 e5 5. Bc4 f6 6. d4 Bg4 7. h3 exd4 8.
Qe2+ Kd7 9. hxg4 dxc3 10. O-O cxb2 11. Bxb2 Qf4 12. Qe6+ Kd8 13. Rfe1 c6 14.
Qe8+ Kc7 15. Qxf8 Qxc4 16. Qxg7+ 1-0

Gary Pylant(1801) - Graham Horobetz(2080)   Slow Time Controls are Best for Chess!,  March 30, 2012, round 2
Queen's pawn: Yusupov-Rubinstein system

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. e3 c5 4. Bd3 cxd4 5. exd4 Be7 6. O-O d6 7. b3 Nbd7 8.
Bb2 b6 9. Nbd2 Bb7 10. Re1 O-O 11. c4 Re8 12. Rc1 Qc7 13. Qc2 Rac8 14. a3
Qb8 15. Qb1 Bf8 16. b4 g6 17. Re2 Bg7 18. Rce1 Nh5 19. g3 Nhf6 20. Rc1 Qa8
21. Ne4 Nxe4 22. Bxe4 Bxe4 23. Qxe4 Qxe4 24. Rxe4 Bh6 25. Rc3 f5 26. Re2 Nf6
27. Rcc2 Ne4 28. Bc1 Bg7 29. Bb2 Rc7 30. Ne1 Kf7 31. f3 Nf6 32. c5 bxc5 33.
bxc5 dxc5 34. dxc5 Nd7 35. Bxg7 Kxg7 36. Nd3 Kf6 37. c6 Nb8 38. Ne5 Rec8 39.
Nd7+ Ke7 40. Nxb8 Rxb8 41. Re5 Rb6 42. Rec5 Kd6 43. Ra5 Rbxc6 44. Rxc6+ Kxc6
45. Ra6+ Kd5 46. Kg2 e5 47. Ra4 Kc5 48. Kf2 Kb5 49. Rb4+ Ka5 50. h4 a6 51.
Rb3 h5 52. Ke3 Rc6 53. Rd3 Ka4 54. Kd2 Rb6 55. Kc2 Re6 56. Re3 e4 57. fxe4
Rxe4 58. Rc3 Rg4 59. Kd2 a5 60. Rd3 f4 61. gxf4 Rxf4 62. Rh3 Kb5 63. Ke3 Rg4
64. Kf3 Kc4 65. Kf2 Kd5 66. Kf3 Ke5 67. Ke3 Ra4 68. Ke2 Kf4 69. Kf2 Kg4 0-1

Graham Horobetz(2072) - John Sansom(1612)   Slow Time Controls are Best for Chess!,  March 23, 2012, round 1
Ruy Lopez: 5.O-O

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O g6 6. Re1 Bg7 7. Bxc6 bxc6
8. Nxe5 O-O 9. d4 Re8 10. Nc3 Bb7 11. Nc4 Rb8 12. e5 Nd5 13. Ne4 d6 14. exd6
f5 15. Bg5 Qd7 16. Nc5 Rxe1+ 17. Qxe1 Qc8 18. d7 Qf8 19. Nxb7 Bf6 20. Bxf6
Nxf6 21. Qe6+ Kh8 22. Ne5 Kg7 23. Nxc6 Nxd7 24. Qxd7+ Qf7 25. Nxb8 Qxd7 26.
Nxd7 1-0

Alex Sytnytsky(1428) - Gary Pylant(1800)   Slow Time Controls are Best for Chess!,  March 23, 2012, round 1
Sicilian defense

1. Nf3 c5 2. e4 Nc6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Bc4 Bg7 5. a3 d6 6. h3 Nf6 7. d3 Bd7 8. Be3
a6 9. Qd2 b5 10. Ba2 b4 11. Ne2 bxa3 12. e5 axb2 13. Rb1 Nxe5 14. Nxe5 dxe5
15. Bxc5 Rb8 16. Ba3 Bc6 17. O-O e4 18. Bc4 O-O 19. Rxb2 Rxb2 20. Bxb2 exd3
21. cxd3 Bb5 22. Bxb5 axb5 23. d4 Nd5 24. Rc1 e6 25. Rc5 b4 26. Nc1 Qh4 27.
Ne2 Qe4 28. Kh2 Ra8 29. Ng3 Qf4 30. Qd3 Qxf2 0-1

Hamilton Ellis(1387) - George Elgin(1762)   Slow Time Controls are Best for Chess!,  March 23, 2012, round 1
Old Indian defense

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 d6 3. g3 e5 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. d5 Ne7 6. Bg2 g6 7. Nc3 Bg7 8. O-O
O-O 9. e4 h6 10. Be3 Ng4 11. Qd2 f5 12. exf5 Nxe3 13. fxe3 gxf5 14. Rae1 Ng6
15. h4 e4 16. Nd4 Be5 17. Nce2 Nxh4 18. Nf4 Bxf4 19. exf4 Nxg2 20. Kxg2 Qf6
21. Rh1 Rf7 22. Rh5 c5 23. dxc6 bxc6 24. Reh1 Rh7 25. Nxc6 e3 26. Qd5+ Be6
27. Ne7+ Rxe7 28. Qxa8+ Kg7 29. Rg5+ Kh7 30. Rgh5 Qxb2+ 31. Kh3 Qe2 32.
Rxh6+ Kxh6 33. Qf8+ Rg7 34. Qf6+ Kh7 35. Qxe6 Kh8 36. Qe8+ Rg8 37. Qe6 Rg7
38. Rh2 Rh7+ 0-1

Roy Nilsson(1837) - Depak Bhat(1313)   Slow Time Controls are Best for Chess!,  March 23, 2012, round 1
Ponziani: Jaenisch counter-attack

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. c3 Nf6 4. d4 d6 5. d5 Ne7 6. h3 Nxe4 7. Qa4+ c6 8.
dxc6 Nc5 9. cxb7+ Bd7 10. bxa8=Q Qxa8 11. Qd1 a6 12. Be3 Ne4 13. Nbd2 Nf6
14. Be2 Nf5 15. Nc4 Qc6 16. O-O h6 17. Qb3 Nxe3 18. Qb8+ Ke7 19. Nxe3 g5 20.
Qb4 Ke8 21. Rfe1 Be7 22. Bc4 Kf8 23. Qb3 Be8 24. Rad1 Nd7 25. Bd5 Qc7 26. c4
Nc5 27. Qc2 Ba4 28. Qf5 f6 29. b3 Bd7 30. Qg6 Be8 31. Qc2 Bh5 32. b4 Nd7 33.
Qf5 Nb6 34. g4 Be8 35. Kg2 Kg7 36. Qe6 Rf8 37. Nf5+ Kh7 38. Nxe7 Nxd5 39.
Nxd5 Qxc4 40. Nxf6+ Rxf6 41. Qxc4 Bf7 42. Qc7 Kg7 43. Rxd6 Rxd6 44. Qxd6 e4
45. Ne5 Be8 46. Qe7+ Kg8 47. Qxe8+ 1-0