Games 2012 Part 4
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Nilsson-Wade  Mitchell Memorial 2012 December 28, 2012, round 4
Sicilian: accelerated fianchetto, modern variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Nf3 g6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. f3 O-O 8.
Qd2 d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Nxd5 Nxd4 11. O-O-O Qxd5 12. c4 Nb3+ 13. axb3 Qxd2+
14. Rxd2 Be6 15. Bd3 Rad8 16. Rhd1 Bd4 17. Bxd4 Rxd4 18. Be4 Rxd2 19. Rxd2
b6 20. Rd4 Rc8 21. Kd2 Kf8 22. Kd3 Ke8 23. b4 Rc7 24. b3 Bc8 25. f4 Bb7 26.
Bxb7 Rxb7 27. g4 h6 28. Ke4 e6 29. Ke5 Ke7 30. g5 hxg5 31. fxg5 Rc7 32. Rd6
Rc8 33. Rd2 Rc7 34. h4 Rc8 35. Ra2 Rc7 36. b5 Rc5+ 1/2-1/2

Neyman-Sytnytsky  Mitchell Memorial 2012 December 21, 2012, round 3
QGD: Grau (Sahovic) defense

1. d4 d5 2. c4 Bf5 3. Nc3 dxc4 4. e3 Bd3 5. Bxd3 cxd3 6. Qxd3 c6 7. Nf3 e6
8. O-O Nf6 9. e4 h6 10. e5 Nd5 11. Nxd5 Qxd5 12. Rd1 Be7 13. Be3 g5 14. Nd2
Na6 15. a3 c5 16. Qb3 Qxb3 17. Nxb3 c4 18. Nd2 Rc8 19. Rac1 b5 20. Nb1 O-O
21. Bd2 b4 22. axb4 Bxb4 23. Bxb4 Nxb4 24. Nc3 Nd5 25. Nxd5 exd5 26. Ra1 Rc7
27. Ra5 Rb8 28. Rb1 c3 29. Ra2 Rc4 30. b3 Rxd4 31. Rc2 Rd3 32. Kf1 Rc8 33.
Ke2 Rd4 34. f3 Rb4 35. Kd3 d4 36. g3 Rc5 37. f4 a5 38. Rcc1 Kg7 39. Kc2 gxf4
40. gxf4 d3+ 41. Kxd3 Rxf4 42. Rxc3 Rxe5 43. Rg1+ Kh7 44. Rc8 Rf3+ 45. Kd4
Rg5 46. Rxg5 hxg5 47. Kc4 Rf4+ 48. Kb5 Rb4+ 49. Ka6 Rxb3 50. Kxa5 f6 51. Rc2
g4 52. Rg2 f5 53. Ka4 Rb8 54. h4 Kh6 55. Rf2 Rf8 56. Kb4 Kh5 57. Rh2 f4 58.
Kc3 Rd8 59. Rd2 Rxd2 60. Kxd2 Kxh4 0-1

Keita-Crockett  Mitchell Memorial 2012 December 21, 2012, round 3
Robatsch (modern) defense

1. e4 g6 2. d4 d6 3. f4 e6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. c3 Nd7 6. e5 d5 7. Be3 Nh6 8. Nbd2
b6 9. Bd3 Bb7 10. Qe2 Qe7 11. Bf2 O-O-O 12. Bh4 f6 13. Ba6 Nf5 14. Bf2 g5
15. fxg5 fxg5 16. a4 Nb8 17. Bd3 a5 18. O-O h5 19. Rfb1 h4 20. Ne1 Rdf8 21.
Nc2 Bh6 22. Ne3 Bg7 23. Ng4 Nh6 24. b4 Nxg4 25. Qxg4 Rf4 26. Qe2 g4 27. Be3
Rff8 28. bxa5 Bh6 29. Bxh6 Rxh6 30. axb6 c6 31. Rf1 Rg8 32. a5 c5 33. a6 c4
34. Bxc4 dxc4 35. axb7+ Kd7 36. Qxc4 Nc6 37. Ne4 Rb8 38. Ra8 Rhh8 39. Nf6+
Qxf6 40. Rxf6 Rhe8 41. Rxb8 Re7 42. d5 Nxb8 43. Qc8# 1-0

Kothapalle-Nilsson  Mitchell Memorial 2012 December 21, 2012, round 3
King's Indian: orthodox, Aronin-Taimanov variation (Yugoslav attack / Mar del Plata variation)

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5
Ne7 9. Bd2 a5 10. Ne1 Nd7 11. Nd3 f5 12. Rc1 h6 13. c5 Nxc5 14. Nxc5 dxc5
15. f3 Kh8 16. Be3 b6 17. Nb5 c6 18. dxc6 Nxc6 19. Bc4 Qxd1 20. Rcxd1 Nd4
21. Nxd4 cxd4 22. Bf2 Bb7 23. Bd3 Rac8 24. Rc1 fxe4 25. fxe4 h5 26. Bg3 Rxc1
27. Rxc1 Rc8 28. Rxc8+ Bxc8 29. h3 Be6 30. a3 a4 31. Bh4 Kg8 32. Bd8 Kf7 33.
Bxb6 Bh6 34. Bc7 Bc1 35. Bxe5 Bxb2 36. Bd6 g5 37. e5 Bd5 38. Kh2 Bc1 39. g3
h4 40. g4 Ke6 41. Bf5+ Kf7 42. Bd3 Bf4+ 43. Kg1 Ke8 44. Bb5+ Kf7 45. Bxa4
Ke6 46. Bd1 Bxe5 47. Bxe5 Kxe5 48. a4 d3 49. Kf2 Kd4 50. a5 Bc4 51. Ke1 Ke3
52. Ba4 d2+ 53. Kd1 Be2+ 54. Kc2 d1=Q+ 55. Kc3 0-1

Horobetz-Sichel  Mitchell Memorial 2012 December 21, 2012, round 3
Petroff Defence

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. d4 Nxe4 4. Bd3 d5 5. Nxe5 Be7 6. O-O Nc6 7. Bb5 Bd7 8.
Nxd7 Qxd7 9. c4 a6 10. Ba4 Nf6 11. Bg5 O-O 12. Nc3 Qf5 13. cxd5 Qxg5 14. dxc6
b5 15. f4 Qh4 16. Qe1 Qxe1 17. Raxe1 Rfe8 18. Bb3 Bb4 19. Re5 Bd6 20. h3 b4 21.
Nd1 Rad8 22. Ne3 Rf8 23. Ra5 Ne4 24. Nf5 Nd2 25. Rf2 Nxb3 26. axb3 g6 27. Ne3
Rfe8 28. Nc4 Re1+ 29. Kh2 Be7 30. Re5 Rxe5 31. dxe5 Bc5 32. Rf3 h5 33. g4 hxg4
34. hxg4 Kg7 35. f5 Rd4 36. Kh3 Rd1 37. Kg3 Rg1+ 38. Kf4 f6 39. e6 g5+ 40. Ke4
Rxg4+ 41. Kd5 Be7 42. Rf1 Rg3 43. Ra1 Rxb3 44. Rxa6 g4 45. Ra1 Kh6 46. Rh1+ Rh3
47. Rg1 Kg5 48. Ke4 Bc5 49. Rg2 Rh1 50. Nd2 Re1+ 51. Kd5 Re5+ 52. Kc4 Kxf5 53.
Nb3 Bb6 54. Kxb4 Re4+ 55. Kb5 Kxe6 56. Ka6 f5 57. Nd2 Re5 58. Nc4 Bd4 59. Kb7
Rc5 60. b3 Rxc4 61. bxc4 Be5 62. Re2 g3  1-0

Sytnytsky-Kothapalle  Mitchell Memorial 2012 December 14, 2012, round 2
Réti opening

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. h3 d5 3. c3 Bf5 4. d3 c5 5. Nbd2 h6 6. Nb3 e6 7. g4 Bh7 8. Bg2
Nc6 9. O-O Bd6 10. Be3 Qc7 11. Qd2 Rd8 12. g5 hxg5 13. Bxg5 Ne5 14. Nxe5
Bxe5 15. d4 cxd4 16. cxd4 Bd6 17. Qa5 b6 18. Qb5+ Qd7 19. Qxd7+ Kxd7 20.
Rac1 Bf5 21. Rc3 Ra8 22. Rf3 Be4 23. Re3 Bxg2 24. Kxg2 Ne4 25. h4 f6 26. f3
fxg5 27. hxg5 Rh2+ 28. Kg1 Rah8 29. f4 Rh1+ 30. Kg2 R8h2+ 31. Kf3 Rxf1+ 0-1

Weaver-Pylant  Mitchell Memorial 2012 December 14, 2012, round 2
English opening

1. c4 e5 2. g3 d6 3. Bg2 f5 4. d3 Nf6 5. Nc3 Be7 6. Qb3 Nc6 7. e3 O-O 8. Nge2
Kh8 9. Nd5 Nxd5 10. Bxd5 Qe8 11. Qb5 a6 12. Qa4 Bd7 13. Qd1 Bf6 14. Nc3 Rb8 15.
Bg2 Be6 16. Nd5 Bd8 17. a3 Ne7 18. b4 Nxd5 19. cxd5 Bd7 20. e4 f4 21. g4 Qg6
22. f3 Bh4+ 23. Ke2 Rf7 24. h3 Rbf8 25. Qg1 b6 26. Bd2 Qf6 27. Rc1 Bb5 28. Qd1
Qd8 29. Rc3 a5 30. Rc1 a4 31. Rc3 Qd7 32. Qc2 Rc8 33. Rc1 Bf6 34. Be1 Qe7 35.
Bf2 c6 36. Bxb6 Rb8 37. dxc6 Rxb6 38. c7 Ba6 39. c8=Q+ Bxc8 40. Rxc8+ Rf8 41.
Rxf8+ Qxf8 1/2-1/2

Wade-Horobetz  Mitchell Memorial 2012 December 14, 2012, round 2
Sicilian: accelerated fianchetto, Maróczy bind, 6.Be3

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nf3 c5 4. c4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nc6 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Nc3 d6 8.
Be2 O-O 9. f3 Nxd4 10. Bxd4 Nd7 11. Bxg7 Kxg7 12. Qd4+ f6 13. O-O a5 14.
Rad1 a4 15. f4 Qa5 16. Nb5 Nc5 17. e5 Ne6 18. Qd5 dxe5 19. fxe5 f5 20. Nd4
Qb6 21. Kh1 Rd8 22. Nxe6+ Bxe6 23. c5 Rxd5 24. cxb6 Rxe5 25. Bf3 Ra6 26.
Rfe1 Rxe1+ 27. Rxe1 Rxb6 28. Bxb7 Kf6 29. Bf3 Rxb2 30. a3 Ra2 31. Be2 Bd5
32. Bf1 Rxa3 33. Bb5 Ra2 34. Bf1 a3 35. Rd1 e6 36. Kg1 Rb2 0-1

Nilsson-Sichel  Mitchell Memorial 2012 December 14, 2012, round 2
Robatsch (modern) defense

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nf3 d6 4. Be2 Nc6 5. O-O Nf6 6. Nc3 O-O 7. h3 e5 8.
dxe5 Nxe5 9. Nxe5 dxe5 10. Bg5 Be6 11. Qc1 c6 12. Qe3 Qb6 13. Qxb6 axb6 14.
a4 Nd7 15. Kh2 f5 16. Rfd1 Nc5 17. Be7 Rf7 18. Bxc5 bxc5 19. Rd6 Re7 20.
Rad1 Kf7 21. exf5 Bxf5 22. Bc4+ Ke8 23. R6d2 e4 24. g4 Bxc3 25. bxc3 Be6 26.
Bxe6 Rxe6 27. Rd7 Re7 28. Rxe7+ Kxe7 29. Re1 Rxa4 30. f3 Kd6 31. fxe4 Ke5
32. Rf1 h5 33. Rf7 hxg4 34. hxg4 b5 35. Rc7 Kd6 36. Rg7 Rxe4 37. Rxg6+ Kd5
38. Kg3 Re3+ 39. Kf4 Rxc3 40. g5 Rxc2 41. Rg8 b4 42. g6 Rg2 43. Kf5 b3 44.
g7 Kc4 45. Kf6 b2 46. Rb8 Kc3 47. Kf7 Kc2 48. g8=Q Rxg8 49. Kxg8 b1=Q 0-1

Crockett-Nilsson Mitchell Memorial 2012 December 07, 2012, round 1
Pirc: Ufimtsev-Pytel variation

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 c6 4. h3 Qa5 5. Bd3 e5 6. Nf3 Be7 7. Bd2 Qc7 8.
Qe2 O-O 9. Be3 b5 10. d5 b4 11. Na4 cxd5 12. Bd2 dxe4 13. Bxe4 d5 14. Bxh7+
Nxh7 15. Nxe5 Qxc2 16. b3 Ba6 17. Qe3 Qe4 18. Nf3 Nd7 19. Rc1 Rac8 20. h4
Rxc1+ 21. Bxc1 Rc8 22. Kd2 Qc2+ 23. Ke1 Qxc1+ 24. Qxc1 Rxc1+ 25. Kd2 Rxh1
26. Ke3 Nhf6 27. Nb2 Bc5+ 28. Nd4 Re1+ 29. Kd2 Rb1 30. Kc2 Rxb2+ 31. Kxb2
Bxd4+ 32. Kc2 Bc3 33. f3 d4 34. g4 Nd5 0-1

Sichel-Sytnytsky Mitchell Memorial 2012 December 07, 2012, round 1
Pirc Defence: Miscellaneous Systems

1. e4 d6 2. d4 c6 3. Nc3 Qa5 4. f4 Nf6 5. Bd2 Qb6 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. e5 dxe5 8.
dxe5 Nd5 9. Nxd5 cxd5 10. Be2 e6 11. h3 Bxf3 12. Bxf3 Bc5 13. Rb1 Bf2+ 14.
Kf1 Bg3 15. Qe2 Nc6 16. c3 Bh4 17. Be3 Qa5 18. b4 Qa4 19. Qb2 Ne7 20. g4 Qc6
21. Kg2 Ng6 22. Rhc1 Qc4 23. Qd2 O-O 24. Kh2 f6 25. exf6 Rxf6 26. f5 Qc7+
27. Kh1 Ne5 28. Bg2 Nc4 29. Qd4 Nxe3 30. Qxe3 exf5 31. Bxd5+ Kh8 32. gxf5
Rxf5 33. Rd1 Re5 34. Qf3 Rb8 35. Rd3 b6 36. Rbd1 Bf6 37. Bc6 h6 38. Rd7 Qc8
39. R1d6 Re1+ 40. Kg2 Qe8 41. Rxf6 Re2+ 42. Kf1 Re1+ 43. Kf2 Qe5 44. Rf8+
Rxf8 45. Qxf8+ Kh7 46. Qxg7+ Qxg7 47. Rxg7+ Kxg7 48. Kxe1 Kf6 49. Kd2 Ke5
50. Kd3 h5 51. Kc4 Kf4 52. Kb5 Kg3 53. Bd7 1-0

Keita-Horobetz Mitchell Memorial 2012 December 07, 2012, round 1
Sicilian: Hungarian variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Qxd4 Nf6 5. e5 Nc6 6. Qc3 Nd5 7. Qb3 Nb6 8.
c4 d6 9. Bf4 dxe5 10. Bxe5 Nxe5 11. Nxe5 Bg7 12. Nf3 O-O 13. Be2 Na4 14. Nc3
Qa5 15. Rc1 Bh6 16. Rd1 Nxc3 17. bxc3 Be6 18. O-O Rab8 19. Nd4 Bd7 20. Qb4
Qxa2 21. Ra1 Qd2 22. Rfd1 Qf4 23. Rxa7 Bc6 24. Bf3 e5 25. Ne2 Qf5 26. Bxc6
bxc6 27. Rb7 Rxb7 28. Qxb7 Qc2 29. Re1 Rd8 30. Qb1 Rd2 31. Qb8+ Bf8 32. Qxe5
Bd6 33. Qe8+ Kg7 34. Nd4 Qxc3 35. Ne6+ fxe6 36. Qd7+ Kh6 37. Qf7 Rxf2 0-1

Pylant-Horobetz  G/25;d5 Dual Rated Fun!  November 30, 2012, round 3
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. b3 c5 4. Bb2 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nc6 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. g3 d5
8. Bg2 Be7 9. O-O O-O 10. Nd2 a5 11. a4 Rb8 12. Nf3 c5 13. Be5 Bd6 14. Bxd6
Qxd6 15. Qd3 Ba6 16. Qd2 Rb4 17. Rfe1 Ne4 18. Qc1 f5 19. Nd2 Nc3 20. Bf1 f4
21. Qb2 fxg3 22. hxg3 Qe5 23. Ra2 Qf6 24. Nf3 Nxa2 25. Qxf6 gxf6 26. Bh3 Kf7
27. e3 Nc3 28. Nd2 Bc8 29. Bg2 e5 30. Nf3 c4 31. Nd2 Bf5 0-1

Sytnytsky-Keita G/25;d5 Dual Rated Fun!  November 30, 2012, round 2
Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 g6 6. Nxc6 bxc6 7. b3 Bg7
8. Bb2 Nf6 9. Rb1 Qa5 10. Qd2 O-O 11. f3 Rd8 12. Na4 Qc7 13. Bd3 e5 14. Bc3
Nd7 15. O-O Nb6 16. Ba5 d5 17. Qg5 d4 18. f4 exf4 19. Rxf4 h6 20. Qg3 Be5
21. Rbf1 Bxf4 22. Rxf4 g5 23. Rf6 Qxg3 24. hxg3 Bd7 25. Nc5 Rac8 26. Rxh6
Kg7 27. Rh5 Kg6 28. Rh2 f6 29. e5+ Bf5 30. e6 Bxd3 31. cxd3 Re8 32. g4 Rh8
33. Rxh8 Rxh8 34. Bxb6 axb6 1-0

Horobetz-Nilsson  G/25;d5 Dual Rated Fun!  November 30, 2012, round 2
Nimzovich-Larsen attack: modern variation

1. b3 e5 2. Bb2 Nc6 3. e3 d5 4. d4 e4 5. c4 Nf6 6. Nc3 Be7 7. Nge2 Be6 8.
Nf4 Bb4 9. a3 Bxc3+ 10. Bxc3 O-O 11. Be2 a5 12. g4 Ne7 13. g5 Ne8 14. Qd2 c6
15. h4 Qd7 16. Bxa5 Bg4 17. Bb4 Bxe2 18. Qxe2 Nd6 19. Bxd6 Qxd6 20. c5 Qc7
21. O-O Ng6 22. Qg4 Nxf4 23. Qxf4 Qxf4 24. exf4 f5 25. Rfb1 Rfe8 26. Re1 Kf7
27. a4 Kg6 28. Kg2 Kh5 29. Kg3 Re6 30. Re3 Re7 31. b4 b5 32. cxb6 Rb7 33. a5
Rxb6 34. axb6 1-0

Crockett-Pruitt  G/25;d5 Dual Rated Fun!  November 30, 2012, round 2
Caro-Kann: advance variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nc3 e6 5. Nge2 c5 6. Ng3 cxd4 7. Bb5+ Nc6 8.
Qxd4 Bxc2 9. O-O Ne7 10. Qd2 Bg6 11. f4 a6 12. a4 axb5 13. Nxb5 Nf5 14. Nxf5
Bxf5 15. Qf2 Be7 16. b3 O-O 17. Bb2 f6 18. Qe2 fxe5 19. fxe5 Bc5+ 20. Kh1
Qg5 21. Rf3 Be4 22. Rg3 Qf5 23. h3 Nxe5 24. Bxe5 Qxe5 25. Qg4 Qxa1+ 26. Kh2
Qg1# 0-1

Pylant-Sichel  G/25;d5 Dual Rated Fun!  November 30, 2012, round 2
Nimzovich-Larsen attack: modern variation

1. b3 e5 2. Bb2 Nc6 3. e3 Nf6 4. d4 exd4 5. exd4 d5 6. Nf3 Bd6 7. Bd3 Bg4 8.
O-O O-O 9. Nbd2 Bf4 10. Be2 Qd6 11. h3 Bh5 12. c4 Rfe8 13. c5 Qe7 14. Re1
Ne4 15. Nxe4 dxe4 16. Nd2 Bg6 17. Bb5 Qg5 18. Nc4 Rad8 19. Bxc6 bxc6 20. Qg4
Qf6 21. d5 Qf5 22. Qxf5 Bxf5 23. dxc6 Rd3 24. g3 Bh6 25. h4 Red8 26. Be5 f6
27. Bxc7 Rc8 28. Bd6 Rxc6 29. Rad1 Bg4 30. Rxd3 exd3 31. Re8+ Kf7 32. Re7+
Kg6 33. f4 Ra6 34. a4 Bd1 35. Nd2 Kf5 36. Kf2 g5 37. Rxh7 Kg6 38. Re7 Bf8
39. Rd7 Bg7 40. Ke3 gxh4 41. gxh4 Bg4 42. Re7 Bf8 43. Rc7 1-0

Sichel-Crockett G/25;d5 Dual Rated Fun!  November 30, 2012, round 1
Philidor's defense

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bc4 h6 4. d4 Bg4 5. dxe5 Bxf3 6. Qxf3 Qd7 7. exd6 Bxd6
8. Nc3 Nf6 9. Be3 Be5 10. O-O a6 11. Rad1 Qe7 12. Nd5 Nxd5 13. Rxd5 Nd7 14.
Rfd1 O-O-O 15. c3 c6 16. R5d2 f6 17. Qg4 Kc7 18. f4 Bd6 19. Rxd6 Qxe4 20.
Rxd7+ Rxd7 21. Qxd7+ Kb8 22. Qd6+ Ka8 23. Qd8+ 1-0

Pruitt-Pylant G/25;d5 Dual Rated Fun!  November 30, 2012, round 1
French: advance, Wade variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. c3 Qb6 5. Nf3 Bd7 6. Nbd2 Nc6 7. Nb3 cxd4 8.
cxd4 Rc8 9. Be3 Bb4+ 10. Bd2 Be7 11. Rc1 a6 12. a3 Nh6 13. Bxh6 gxh6 14. Be2
O-O 15. O-O Kh8 16. Qd3 Rg8 17. Rc3 Rg7 18. Nc5 Bxc5 19. dxc5 Qc7 20. Qe3
Rcg8 21. g3 h5 22. Qf4 f5 23. Re1 Qd8 24. Nd4 h4 25. b4 Nxd4 26. Qxd4 hxg3
27. Rxg3 Rxg3+ 28. fxg3 Qg5 29. Rf1 h5 30. Rf4 Rg7 31. Kf2 Bc6 32. Bxh5 Rh7
33. g4 Qh4+ 34. Kg2 Rg7 35. h3 Qxh5 36. Kh2 Qg6 37. Kg3 Qh6 38. h4 Kg8 39.
g5 Qh5 40. Qd3 Qg6 41. Qe2 Be8 42. Qa2 Qf7 43. a4 Qc7 0-1

Nilsson-Sytnytsky G/25;d5 Dual Rated Fun!  November 30, 2012, round 1
Petrov's defense

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 Qe7 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Be2 d5 6. O-O c6 7. d3 Nf6 8.
Re1 Be6 9. Bf1 Nbd7 10. Bf4 O-O-O 11. c3 h6 12. Qa4 a6 13. Nd4 Nc5 14. Qa5
Rd7 15. b4 b6 16. Qxb6 Qd8 17. Qb8# 1-0

Keita-Horobetz  G/25;d5 Dual Rated Fun!  November 30, 2012, round 1
Queen's pawn: Yusupov-Rubinstein system

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. e3 c5 4. Bd3 b6 5. O-O Bb7 6. Nbd2 Be7 7. b3 O-O 8.
Bb2 d6 9. Re1 Nbd7 10. Ng5 a6 11. f4 h6 12. Ngf3 Rc8 13. e4 cxd4 14. e5 Nd5
15. Nxd4 Nxf4 16. Bf1 dxe5 17. N4f3 Bc5+ 18. Kh1 f6 19. Ne4 Qc7 20. a3 b5
21. a4 Rfd8 22. axb5 Nb6 23. Qc1 axb5 24. Bxb5 Qf7 25. Ra7 Qg6 26. Nh4 Bxe4
27. Bf1 Qh5 0-1

Moody-Friedman  Mid-South Open  November 25, 2012, round 5
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Bf5 3. e3 Nf6 4. Bd3 e6 5. O-O c5 6. b3 Nc6 7. Bb2 cxd4 8.
Nxd4 Bd6 9. Nxf5 exf5 10. Bxf5 Be5 11. Bxe5 Nxe5 12. Qe2 O-O 13. Nd2 Qc7 14.
Rac1 Rad8 15. c4 Qa5 16. Rc2 dxc4 17. bxc4 Rfe8 18. Nb3 Qc7 19. c5 Nc6 20.
Qc4 Qe5 21. Bh3 Qg5 22. g3 Ne5 23. Qe2 Qh6 24. Bg2 Neg4 25. h3 Nxe3 26. fxe3
Rxe3 27. Qf2 Rdd3 28. Qf4 Qg6 29. c6 bxc6 30. Rxc6 Re8 31. Kh2 Rdd8 32. Ra6
Qd3 33. Rxa7 Re2 34. Qf3 Re3 35. Qf5 Rxg3 36. Qxd3 Rgxd3 37. Rf3 R3d7 38.
Rxd7 Rxd7 39. Rf1 Kf8 40. Ra1 Ra7 41. a4 Ke7 42. Nd4 Kd7 43. Kg3 Ra5 44. Nb5
h5 45. Kf4 Kc8 46. Ke3 Nd7 47. Rc1+ Kb8 48. Rc7 Rxb5 49. Rxd7 Rg5 50. Kf2 f6
51. Rd8+ Ka7 52. Ra8+ Kb6 53. Kf3 Re5 54. Kf4 g5+ 55. Kg3 Rf5 56. Rb8+ Ka7
57. Rb5 Rf4 58. Rb7+ Ka6 59. Rb8 Ka7 60. Ra8+ Kb6 61. a5+ Kc7 62. a6 h4+ 63.
Kh2 Rf2 64. Kg1 Ra2 65. Kf1 f5 66. Bb7 g4 67. Rc8+ Kb6 68. hxg4 fxg4 69. Rc4
h3 70. Rxg4 h2 71. Rh4 Rc2 72. Ke1 Ka7 73. Rh7 h1=Q+ 74. Rxh1 Rc1+ 75. Ke2
Rxh1 76. Bxh1 Kxa6 1/2-1/2

Kovalic-Sytnytsky  Mid-South Open  November 25, 2012, round 5
English: symmetrical variation

1. c4 c5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. Nf3 e5 5. Nc3 Bd6 6. d3 h6 7. O-O a6 8. Nd2
Rb8 9. b3 b5 10. Nde4 Qe7 11. cxb5 axb5 12. Nxf6+ gxf6 13. Be3 Nd4 14. Qd2
h5 15. f4 h4 16. Nd5 Qd8 17. Bf2 h3 18. Bh1 Bb7 19. Bxd4 cxd4 20. fxe5 Bxe5
21. Rf5 Bxd5 22. Bxd5 Qe7 23. Rf3 Qc5 24. Be4 Qc3 25. Qxc3 dxc3 26. e3 Ke7
27. b4 Bd6 28. a3 Rhc8 29. Rff1 Be5 30. d4 Bd6 31. Rfc1 Ke6 32. Rc2 Rc7 33.
Rac1 Rbc8 34. Bd3 Kd5 35. Bxb5 Ke4 36. Kf2 Rg8 37. Rxc3 Rb7 38. Bd3+ Kd5 39.
Kf3 Ke6 40. Bc4+ Ke7 41. Bf1 Rh8 42. Kg4 Rbb8 43. Kf3 Rbg8 44. b5 Rh5 45. b6
Rf5+ 46. Ke4 Rf2 47. R3c2 Rxc2 48. Rxc2 Bxa3 49. Rc3 Bd6 50. b7 Rg4+ 51. Kf3
Rg5 52. Rc8 Rf5+ 53. Kg4 Rxf1 54. b8=Q f5+ 55. Kxh3 Bxb8 56. Rxb8 Re1 57.
Rb5 Rxe3 58. Rxf5 Ke6 59. Kg4 d5 60. h4 Re4+ 61. Rf4 Re3 62. h5 Rb3 63. h6
f6 64. Kh4 Rb8 65. g4 Rg8 66. Rf5 Rb8 67. Kh5 Rb4 68. h7 Rb8 69. Kg6 Rc8 70.
Rh5 1-0

Horobetz-Turner  Mid-South Open  November 25, 2012, round 5
Ruy Lopez: 3...a6 4 Ba4, Norwegian and Delayed Schliemann

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 b5 5. Bb3 d6 6. a4 Bb7 7. Nc3 b4 8. Nd5 a5
9. d3 h6 10. O-O Be7 11. Ne3 Bg5 12. Nxg5 hxg5 13. Qf3 Qf6 14. Nf5 g6 15. Bxg5
Qxg5 16. Nxd6+ cxd6 17. Qxf7+ Kd8 18. Qxb7 Rc8 19. f4 exf4 20. d4 Nge7 21. e5
Rc7 22. Qb6 Nc8 23. Qb5 Nxd4 24. Qd3 Rch7 25. Qxd4 Rxh2 26. Bd5 Qg3 0-1

Nilsson-Wade  Mid-South Open  November 25, 2012, round 5
Sicilian: Taimanov (Bastrikov) variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Nf3 e6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Qc7 6. g3 a6 7. Bg2 b5 8.
O-O Bb7 9. Re1 d6 10. a4 b4 11. Nce2 Nf6 12. h3 Rc8 13. Nxc6 Qxc6 14. Nd4
Qc7 15. Re2 Be7 16. b3 O-O 17. Bb2 Rfe8 18. Qe1 Bf8 19. g4 d5 20. e5 Ne4 21.
f4 Bc5 22. Kh1 Bxd4 23. Bxd4 a5 24. Qh4 Qe7 25. g5 g6 26. Bxe4 1/2-1/2

Smith-Baudendistel  Mid-South Open  November 25, 2012, round 5
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Bf4 d5 4. e3 Be7 5. Bd3 Nbd7 6. h3 c5 7. c3 c4 8. Bc2
Qb6 9. b3 h6 10. O-O O-O 11. Nbd2 cxb3 12. Bxb3 Bd6 13. Ne5 Qc7 14. Nxd7
Bxd7 15. Bxd6 Qxd6 16. c4 b6 17. Rc1 Rac8 18. Ba4 Rc7 19. Bxd7 Qxd7 20. Qb3
Rfc8 21. Rc2 dxc4 22. Nxc4 Qd5 23. Rfc1 Ne8 24. Na3 Qxb3 25. axb3 Rxc2 26.
Rxc2 Rxc2 27. Nxc2 Nc7 28. Kf1 Kf8 29. Ke2 Ke7 30. e4 f6 31. Kd3 Kd6 32. f4
e5 33. Ne3 exd4 34. Kxd4 Ne6+ 35. Kc4 Nxf4 36. h4 g5 37. hxg5 hxg5 38. Kd4
Ne6+ 39. Kc4 Ke5 40. Ng4+ Kxe4 41. Nxf6+ Kf4 42. Nd5+ Kg3 43. b4 Kxg2 44.
Kb5 Kf3 45. Ka6 Nd4 46. Nf6 g4 47. Nxg4 Kxg4 48. Kxa7 b5 49. Kb6 Kf4 50. Kc5
Ke4 0-1

Bennett-Kothapalle  Mid-South Open  November 25, 2012, round 5
Queen's pawn: Chigorin variation

1. d4 d5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. g3 Bf5 4. Bg2 e6 5. Bf4 c5 6. Nb5 Qa5+ 7. Nc3 Nc6 8.
Bd2 Qd8 9. Be3 cxd4 10. Bxd4 e5 11. Be3 d4 12. Bxc6+ bxc6 13. Bd2 dxc3 14.
Bxc3 Qxd1+ 15. Rxd1 Bxc2 16. Rd2 Bf5 17. a3 Ne4 18. Rd3 Nxc3 19. Rxc3 Kd7
20. Nf3 f6 21. O-O Kc7 22. Rfc1 Bd7 23. b4 Rb8 24. Nd2 Kd8 25. Ne4 Be7 26.
Nc5 Bxc5 27. Rxc5 Rb5 28. R5c4 Re8 29. e4 Re6 30. a4 Rb6 31. Rd1 Ke7 32. b5
Rd6 33. Rdc1 cxb5 34. axb5 Rxb5 35. Rc7 Ra5 36. Rb7 Ke6 37. Rcc7 a6 38. Kg2
Ra2 39. Kf1 a5 40. Ra7 Rd1+ 41. Kg2 a4 42. Ra6+ Rd6 43. Raa7 Ke7 44. Kf1 Kd8
45. Rcb7 Ke7 46. Rc7 Rd3 47. Kg2 a3 48. Kf1 Rdd2 49. Kg1 Ra1+ 50. Kg2 a2 51.
Rcb7 Rb1 52. Rxa2 Rxf2+ 53. Kxf2 Rxb7 54. Kg2 Rb3 55. Kf2 g6 56. Ke2 f5 57.
exf5 gxf5 58. Kd2 e4 59. Ke2 Bb5+ 60. Kd2 e3+ 61. Kc2 Rd3 62. Ra7+ Rd7 63.
Rxd7+ Kxd7 64. Kd1 e2+ 65. Ke1 Ke6 66. Kf2 Ke5 67. Ke1 Kd4 68. Kd2 Ke4 69.
Ke1 Kd3 70. h3 h5 71. h4 Ke3 72. g4 hxg4 73. h5 0-1

Weaver-Nilsson Mid-South Open  November 25, 2012, round 4
English opening

1. c4 g6 2. Nc3 Bg7 3. g3 d6 4. Bg2 Nc6 5. Nf3 e5 6. O-O Nf6 7. d3 O-O 8. a3
Nh5 9. e4 Bg4 10. h3 Bd7 11. Nd5 Ne7 12. g4 Nxd5 13. gxh5 Nf4 14. Bxf4 exf4
15. Qd2 g5 16. Nh2 Qc8 17. h4 Bh3 18. hxg5 Bxg2 19. Kxg2 f3+ 20. Kxf3 Qh3+
21. Ke2 Qxh2 22. Rh1 Qe5 23. h6 Bh8 24. Rab1 Rfe8 25. f4 Qe6 26. Kf3 Bd4 27.
Qg2 Kh8 28. f5 Qe5 29. b3 c6 30. Rbe1 Re7 31. Qg4 a5 32. a4 Bc5 33. g6 fxg6
34. fxg6 Rf8+ 35. Kg2 hxg6 36. Ref1 Ref7 37. Rxf7 Rxf7 38. Qxg6 Qb2+ 39. Kh3
Rf3+ 40. Kh4 Qf2+ 41. Kh5 Rg3 42. Qf5 Qe2+ 43. Kh4 Bf2 44. Qf8+ Rg8+ 0-1

Wranovix-Satheesh  Mid-South Open  November 25, 2012, round 4
QGD: Orthodox defense, Rubinstein attack, Karlsbad variation

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 e6 5. e3 Be7 6. Rc1 O-O 7. Nf3 Nbd7 8.
Qc2 a6 9. Bd3 Re8 10. O-O dxc4 11. Bxc4 Nd5 12. Bxe7 Rxe7 13. Bd3 N7f6 14.
Nxd5 exd5 15. a4 Bg4 16. Ne5 Be6 17. b4 Rc8 18. Qb2 Re8 19. Rc2 Qe7 20. Rfc1
Ng4 21. Nxg4 Bxg4 22. b5 cxb5 23. axb5 a5 24. b6 Rxc2 25. Qxc2 g6 26. Qc5
Qg5 27. Qxa5 Bh3 28. Bf1 Rd8 29. Rc7 Bc8 30. Qc5 Qf5 31. h3 Kg7 32. Kh2 Be6
33. Rxb7 Qxf2 34. Qc7 Rc8 35. Qf4 Qe1 36. Rc7 Ra8 37. b7 Rb8 38. Rxf7+ Bxf7
39. Qxb8 Qxf1 40. Qe5+ Qf6 41. b8=Q Qxe5+ 42. Qxe5+ Kh6 43. h4 Bg8 44. g4
Bf7 45. g5+ Kh5 46. Qg3 Be6 47. Qf3+ Bg4 48. Qxd5 Kxh4 49. Qg8 Kxg5 50. Qxh7
Kf5 51. Qd7+ Kg5 52. Qxg4+ Kxg4 53. d5 Kf5 54. e4+ Ke5 55. Kg3 Kf6 56. Kf4
Ke7 57. Kg5 Kd6 58. Kxg6 Ke7 59. e5 Kd7 60. e6+ Ke7 61. Kg7 Ke8 62. Kf6 Kd8
63. Kf7 Kc7 64. e7 Kd6 65. e8=Q Kxd5 66. Qe6+ Kc5 67. Qd7 Kc4 68. Ke6 Kc5
69. Qd5+ Kb4 70. Qc6 Kb3 71. Kd5 Kb4 72. Qc4+ Ka3 73. Qb5 Ka2 74. Kc4 Ka1
75. Kc3 Ka2 76. Qb2# 1-0

Turner-Kovalic Mid-South Open  November 25, 2012, round 4
Caro-Kann defense

1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. d4 Nf6 5. Bb5+ Bd7 6. Bxd7+ Qxd7 7. O-O
Nc6 8. b3 e6 9. Bb2 Bd6 10. Nbd2 b5 11. Qe2 Qb7 12. a4 b4 13. c4 bxc3 14.
Bxc3 O-O 15. g3 a5 16. Rfc1 Rab8 17. Rc2 Rfc8 18. Rac1 Nb4 19. Bxb4 Rxc2 20.
Rxc2 Bxb4 21. Qd1 Rc8 22. Qc1 Rxc2 23. Qxc2 g6 24. Kg2 Kg7 25. Nf1 Ne4 26.
Ne5 Bc3 27. f3 Bxd4 28. Nc6 Nxg3 29. Nxd4 Nxf1 30. Kxf1 e5 31. Nb5 Qd7 32.
Kg2 Qe7 33. Qd2 d4 34. Kg3 h5 35. h4 f5 36. f4 Qe6 37. Qd3 Kh7 38. fxe5
Qxe5+ 39. Kh3 Qe1 40. Nxd4 Qh1+ 41. Kg3 Qg1+ 42. Kf4 Qh2+ 43. Kg5 Qd6 44.
Qe3 Qd8+ 45. Kf4 Qxh4+ 46. Ke5 Qd8 47. Ne6 Qh8+ 48. Kf4 Qf6 49. Kg3 Kg8 50.
Kh3 Qe7 51. Qb6 Kh7 52. Qc7 Qxc7 53. Nxc7 g5 54. b4 axb4 55. a5 b3 56. Nd5
b2 57. Nc3 g4+ 58. Kg3 Kg6 59. a6 Kg5 60. a7 f4+ 61. Kh2 h4 62. a8=Q h3 63.
Qe4 1-0

Burnett-Horobetz Mid-South Open  November 25, 2012, round 4
English: symmetrical, Botvinnik system reversed

1. Nf3 c5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. c4 Nc6 5. Nc3 e5 6. d3 Nge7 7. Nd2 O-O 8.
Nf1 d6 9. Ne3 Be6 10. Rb1 Rb8 11. O-O a6 12. a4 Qd7 13. Ned5 Nb4 14. Nxb4
cxb4 15. Ne4 h6 16. Bxh6 f5 17. Bxg7 Kxg7 18. Ng5 Bg8 19. d4 Rfd8 20. b3 b5
21. axb5 axb5 22. Qd2 bxc4 23. bxc4 Qa7 24. Rxb4 Rxb4 25. Qxb4 Qxd4 26. Rc1
Rc8 27. Qb7 Kf6 28. Nf3 Qc5 29. Nd2 Qa3 30. Rd1 Bxc4 31. Qb6 Be6 32. Bf1 Qc5
33. Qb1 d5 34. e3 Qc2 35. Qa1 Ra8 36. Qc1 Ra2 37. Qxc2 Rxc2 38. f4 e4 39.
Nb3 Rc3 40. Nd4 Rxe3 41. Rb1 Bc8 42. Rb6+ Kf7 43. Kf2 Ra3 44. Be2 Bd7 45. h4
Nc8 46. Rb7 Ra7 47. Rxa7 Nxa7 48. h5 gxh5 49. Bxh5+ Ke7 50. Ke3 Nc8 51. Kd2
Nd6 52. Kc3 Nc8 53. Bg6 Kf6 54. Bh5 Nb6 55. Be2 Ke7 56. Bf1 Kd6 57. Bh3 Kc5
58. Nb3+ Kd6 59. Nd4 1/2-1/2

Baudendistel-Burgess Mid-South Open  November 24, 2012, round 3
QGD: Neo-orthodox variation, 7.Bxf6

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. Nf3 O-O 6. e3 h6 7. Bxf6 Bxf6 8.
Rc1 b6 9. Be2 dxc4 10. Bxc4 Bb7 11. O-O Nd7 12. Be2 Rc8 13. Nd2 e5 14. d5
Be7 15. e4 Nf6 16. a3 c6 17. dxc6 Bxc6 18. b4 Bb7 19. f3 a5 20. Na2 axb4 21.
Rxc8 Qxc8 22. axb4 Bxb4 23. Nxb4 Rd8 24. Qe1 Qd7 25. Nc4 Nh5 26. Nxe5 Qd4+ 0-1
Smith-Sytnytsky Mid-South Open  November 24, 2012, round 3
Queen's bishop game

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bf4 Bf5 4. e3 e6 5. Nbd2 Bd6 6. Bg3 Bxg3 7. hxg3 Ne4
8. Nh4 Nxd2 9. Qxd2 a6 10. Nxf5 exf5 11. Bd3 g6 12. Qb4 b6 13. c4 Nc6 14.
Qc3 O-O 15. b3 Re8 16. Be2 Qd7 17. cxd5 Qxd5 18. Bf3 Qxd4 19. Qc1 Nb4 20.
O-O Qc5 21. Qxc5 bxc5 22. Bxa8 Rxa8 23. Rfc1 a5 24. Rxc5 a4 25. Rc4 c5 26.
bxa4 Rxa4 27. Rxc5 Rxa2 28. Rxa2 Nxa2 29. Rc4 Kf8 30. Kf1 Ke7 31. Ke2 Kd6
32. Kd2 Kd5 33. Ra4 1-0

Wade-Friedman Mid-South Open  November 24, 2012, round 3
Ruy Lopez

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O b5 6. Bb3 Bc5 7. d3 h6 8. h3 d6
9. c3 Be6 10. Bc2 Qd7 11. d4 exd4 12. cxd4 Bc4 13. Re1 Bb4 14. Bd2 Bxd2 15.
Qxd2 b4 16. b3 Bb5 17. e5 dxe5 18. Nxe5 Nxe5 19. Rxe5+ Kd8 20. Qxb4 Qd6 21. Qd2
Re8 22. Rxe8+ Bxe8 23. Nc3 Bc6 24. Rd1 Kc8 25. Bf5+ Bd7 26. Ne4 Nxe4 27. Bxe4
Rb8 28. Rc1 Rb6 29. Qc3 Kd8 30. Qc5 Be6 31. Bc6 Qxc5 32. Rxc5 Rb4 33. d5 Bd7
34. Kf1 Bc8 35. Rc4 Rb6 36. Ke1 Bf5 37. Rc3 Rb4 38. f3 Rb6 39. Kf2 Bd7 40. Ke3
Bxc6 41. Rxc6 Rxc6 42. dxc6 Ke7 43. Kd4 Kd6 44. b4 Kxc6 45. Kc4 h5 46. h4 Kd6
47. b5 a5 48. a4 f6 49. f4 f5 50. Kd4 g6 51. Kc4 Ke6 52. Kc5 Kd7 53. Kd5 Ke7
54. Kc6 Kd8 55. g3 Kc8 56. b6 cxb6 57. Kxb6 Kd7 58. Kxa5 Kc6 59. Kb4 1-0

Bansal-Weaver  Mid-South Open  November 24, 2012, round 3
Old Benoni defense

1. d4 c5 2. e3 e6 3. c4 cxd4 4. exd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Nf3 Be7 7. Bd3 Nbd7 8.
O-O a6 9. Qc2 h6 10. Bf4 Nh5 11. Bd2 Nhf6 12. Rfe1 Rb8 13. Rac1 b6 14. a3
Bb7 15. Be2 Rc8 16. b3 d5 17. cxd5 Nxd5 18. Ra1 N7f6 19. Rec1 Ne4 20. Qb2
Ndxc3 21. Bxc3 Nxc3 22. Rxc3 Rxc3 23. Qxc3 O-O 24. b4 Bf6 25. Rd1 Qe7 26.
Qb2 Rd8 27. a4 Qd7 28. b5 a5 29. Qd2 Bxf3 30. Bxf3 Qxd4 31. Qxd4 Rxd4 32.
Rxd4 Bxd4 33. Kf1 Kf8 34. Ke2 Ke7 35. Be4 g5 36. g4 Kd6 37. h3 Ke5 38. Kf3
Bxf2 39. Kxf2 Kxe4 40. Ke2 f5 41. gxf5 exf5 42. Kf2 h5 43. Kg3 Ke3 44. Kg2
Ke2 45. Kg3 f4+ 46. Kg2 f3+ 47. Kg3 f2 48. h4 f1=Q 49. hxg5 Qf3+ 50. Kh2 Kf1
51. g6 Qg2# 0-1

Kovalic-Horobetz  Mid-South Open  November 24, 2012, round 3
English: symmetrical, Botvinnik system reversed

1. c4 c5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 g6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. Nf3 e5 6. O-O Nge7 7. a3 O-O 8.
Ne1 d6 9. Nc2 Be6 10. Ne3 Rb8 11. Ned5 a6 12. d3 b5 13. Nxe7+ Nxe7 14. cxb5
axb5 15. e4 Qd7 16. b4 Rfc8 17. Bd2 c4 18. dxc4 Rxc4 19. Qe2 Nc6 20. Qd3 Nd4
21. Ne2 Rbc8 22. Rfc1 Nb3 23. Rcb1 Nxa1 24. Rxa1 f5 25. Nc3 fxe4 26. Nxe4 d5
27. Nc5 R8xc5 28. bxc5 e4 29. Qb1 Bxa1 30. Qxa1 Qg7 31. Qa2 d4 32. Bf1 Qf7
33. Bxc4 Bxc4 34. Qb2 e3 35. Be1 d3 36. Qd4 d2 37. Bxd2 Qxf2+ 0-1

Bansal-Wranovix  Mid-South Open  Extra Games November 24, 2012, round 3
King's Indian: 6.Be2

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. Nf3 d6 5. e4 O-O 6. Be2 c5 7. d5 Nbd7 8.
O-O Ng4 9. Qc2 Nge5 10. Nxe5 Nxe5 11. b3 Bd7 12. Rb1 a6 13. Be3 Qc7 14. h3
Be8 15. a4 Rb8 16. Rfe1 f5 17. exf5 Rxf5 18. g4 Rf8 19. f4 Nd7 20. Bd3 Bf7
21. Rf1 Rbe8 22. f5 Ne5 23. Be4 Rb8 24. Ne2 Be8 25. Nf4 Qd7 26. fxg6 hxg6
27. Nxg6 Rxf1+ 28. Rxf1 Bxg6 29. Bxg6 e6 30. Be4 Kh8 31. dxe6 Qxe6 32. Bd5
Qe7 33. Rf5 Nxg4 34. Rh5+ Bh6 35. Bxh6 Qe1+ 36. Kg2 Nxh6 37. Rxh6+ Kg7 38.
Qg6+ Kf8 39. Rh8+ Ke7 40. Qf7# 1-0

Nilsson-Burnett Mid-South Open  November 24, 2012, round 3
Modern Defence

1. e4 Nc6 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nc3 g6 5. Be2 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. Be3 Bg4 8. Qd2
e5 9. dxe5 dxe5 10. Rad1 Qc8 11. h3 Rd8 12. Qc1 Bxf3 13. Bxf3 Nd4 14. Bxd4 exd4
15. Nd5 Nxd5 16. exd5 Qf5 17. Rfe1 Re8 18. Qd2 h5 19. Re2 Rxe2 20. Qxe2 Bf6 21.
Re1 a5 22. Qe4 Qd7 23. Qf4 Kg7 24. h4 Ra6 25. g3 a4 26. Kg2 Rb6 27. b3 Rb5 28.
Qe4 Rc5 29. Rd1 Qd6 30. Rd2 Rc3 31. Be2 Be5 32. Bd3 Rc5 33. f4 Bf6 34. b4 Rc3
35. f5 Qe5 36. Qxe5 Bxe5 37. Re2 Kf6 38. fxg6 fxg6 39. Rf2+ Kg7 40. Re2 Bf6 41.
Re8 Ra3 42. Bc4 b5 43. Bxb5 Rxa2 44. Bd3 Rb2 45. b5 a3 46. Ra8 Be7 47. Ra6 Bd6
48. Kf3 Rb1 49. g4 hxg4+ 50. Kxg4 Kf6 51. Kf3 Ke5 52. Bxg6 Rxb5 53. h5 Rb8 54.
Kg4 Kf6 55. Kf3 Rb1 56. Ke2 Rh1 57. Ra8 Rh3 58. Ra6 Ke5 59. Ra5 Bb4 60. Ra4 Bc5
61. Bf7 d3+ 62. cxd3 Rh2+ 63. Kd1 Bd6 64. Kc1 a2 65. h6 Kf6 66. Bg8 Rh1+ 67.
Kb2 a1=Q+ 68. Rxa1 Be5+ 0-1

Weaver-Satheesh  Mid-South Open  November 24, 2012, round 2
English: symmetrical variation

1. c4 c5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. g3 Nc6 4. Bg2 d6 5. Nf3 g6 6. O-O Bg7 7. d3 O-O 8. a3
e5 9. Bd2 Bg4 10. Qc1 Re8 11. e3 Rc8 12. Rb1 Bf5 13. e4 Bg4 14. Ne2 Nd4 15.
Nexd4 cxd4 16. Bg5 b5 17. b3 bxc4 18. bxc4 Qd7 19. Re1 Bh3 20. Bxf6 Bxf6 21.
Rb4 Bg4 22. Qb2 Rc7 23. Rb1 Re7 24. a4 Kg7 25. a5 a6 26. Rb6 Ra7 27. Qb4 Re6
28. h3 Bxf3 29. Bxf3 Bd8 30. Bg4 Bxb6 31. Qxb6 Ra8 32. Bxe6 Qxe6 33. Qb7 Rh8
34. Kg2 h5 35. Rb6 h4 36. g4 Kh6 37. Qc7 Rg8 38. Rxd6 Qe8 39. Rf6 Rg7 40.
Qb6 Qa4 41. Qxa6 Qd1 42. c5 Rg8 43. Qb5 Qa1 44. c6 Kg7 45. Qxe5 Kh6 46. Qf4+
Kh7 47. Rxf7+ Rg7 48. Rxg7+ Kxg7 49. Qc7+ Kh6 50. Qb6 Qc3 51. Qb5 Qc2 52. a6
Qa2 53. c7 Qc2 54. Qc4 Qxc4 55. dxc4 d3 56. Kf3 d2 57. Ke2 d1=Q+ 58. Kxd1 g5
59. c8=Q Kg6 60. a7 Kf6 61. a8=Q Kf7 62. Qd5+ Kf6 63. Qce6+ Kg7 64. Qdd7+
Kh8 65. Qee8# 1-0

Burgess-Kovalic  Mid-South Open  November 24, 2012, round 2
Caro-Kann: classical variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. Nf3 Nd7 7. Bc4 Ngf6
8. O-O e6 9. Bf4 Be7 10. Re1 O-O 11. Rc1 Qb6 12. Bb3 a5 13. a4 Nd5 14. Be3
Nxe3 15. fxe3 Nf6 16. Ne5 c5 17. Nxg6 hxg6 18. Rb1 Rfd8 19. c3 Rac8 20. Rf1
e5 21. Ne2 exd4 22. exd4 cxd4 23. cxd4 Bc5 24. Kh1 Bxd4 25. Nxd4 Rxd4 26.
Qf3 Rb4 27. Bd5 Rf8 28. b3 Nxd5 29. Qxd5 Rd4 30. Qg5 Rfd8 31. Qe3 Qd6 32.
Qf3 Qd7 33. h3 Rd3 34. Qe2 Qd5 35. b4 Rxh3+ 36. Kg1 Rh4 37. bxa5 Rxa4 38.
Qf2 Rxa5 39. Qf3 Qxf3 40. Rxf3 b5 41. Rbf1 f5 42. Rb3 Rd2 43. Rf2 Rxf2 44.
Kxf2 Kf7 45. Ke3 Ke6 46. g3 Kd5 47. Kd3 Kc5 48. Rc3+ Kb6 49. Rb3 Ra4 50. Ke3
Rg4 51. Kf3 Ka5 0-1

Turner-Burgess  Mid-South Open  November 24, 2012, round 2
Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bb5+ Nbd7 5. O-O e6 6. e5 dxe5 7. Nxe5 Bd6
8. d4 O-O 9. Bxd7 Nxd7 10. Nxd7 Bxd7 11. dxc5 Bxc5 12. Ne4 Bb6 13. Bf4 Bc6
14. Ng3 Rc8 15. c3 Qf6 16. Qg4 Rcd8 17. h3 Qg6 18. Rad1 Kh8 19. Bg5 f6 20.
Bc1 Qc2 21. Qe2 Qxe2 22. Nxe2 Bb5 23. Rde1 e5 24. b3 Bd3 25. Be3 Bxe3 26.
fxe3 Ba6 27. c4 Rd2 28. Nc3 Rfd8 29. Rf2 b6 30. Rxd2 Rxd2 31. Rd1 Rxd1+ 32.
Nxd1 Bb7 33. Nc3 Kg8 34. Kf2 Kf8 35. e4 Ke7 36. Ke3 Kd6 37. Nb5+ Kc5 38. a3
a6 39. Nc7 g6 40. g4 Kd6 41. Nd5 f5 42. exf5 Bxd5 43. cxd5 Kxd5 44. fxg6
hxg6 45. h4 Ke6 46. Ke4 a5 47. h5 Kf6 48. hxg6 Kxg6 49. Kxe5 Kg5 50. Kd5 a4
51. bxa4 1-0

Ganesan-Nilsson   Mid-South Open  November 24, 2012, round 2
Center Counter

1. e4 d5 2. e5 c5 3. Nf3 Bf5 4. c3 e6 5. d4 Qb6 6. a3 Nc6 7. Be2 Bg4 8. Nbd2
cxd4 9. cxd4 Nh6 10. h3 Bxf3 11. Nxf3 Nf5 12. O-O Nfxd4 13. Nxd4 Qxd4 14. Qxd4
Nxd4 15. Bd1 Be7 16. Ba4+ Nc6 17. Re1 O-O 18. g4 Rac8 19. Be3 Nxe5 20. Bd1 Nc6
21. b4 d4 22. Bd2 a6 23. Re4 Rfd8 24. f4 g6 25. f5 gxf5 26. gxf5 exf5 27. Re2
Bf6 28. Bh6 Kh8 29. Bc2 d3 30. Rae1 dxe2 31. Rxe2 Rg8+ 32. Kh1 Rg6 33. Bxf5 Nd4
34. Bxc8 Nxe2 35. Be3 Rg3 36. Bf2 Rxa3 37. Bxb7 Rxh3+ 38. Kg2 Nf4+ 39. Kf1 Bc3
40. Kg1 Bxb4 41. Bxa6 Ra3 42. Bc4 Nh3+ 43. Kf1 Nxf2 44. Kxf2 Kg7 0-1

Horobetz-Smith  Mid-South Open  November 24, 2012, round 2
Caro-Kann: classical, 6.h4

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. h4 h6 7. Nf3 Nf6 8.
Ne5 Bh7 9. Bc4 e6 10. Qe2 Qc7 11. c3 Bd6 12. Bf4 Nd5 13. Bxd5 cxd5 14. Qg4
Rg8 15. Nh5 Nc6 16. Nxg7+ Ke7 17. Nxc6+ bxc6 18. Bxh6 Kd7 19. Qf3 Kc8 20.
Qe2 Kb7 21. Rh3 Bf4 22. Bxf4 Qxf4 23. Rf3 Qc7 24. Rg3 Bg6 25. Rxg6 fxg6 26.
Nxe6 Qh2 27. Nc5+ Kb6 28. Qa6+ Kc7 29. Qb7+ 1-0

Wade-Burnett Mid-South Open  November 24, 2012, round 2
Modern Defence

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nf3 d6 4. Be2 c6 5. c4 Qb6 6. h3 Nd7 7. O-O e5 8. dxe5
dxe5 9. Qc2 Ngf6 10. Nc3 O-O 11. Be3 Qc7 12. Rfd1 Nh5 13. c5 Re8 14. Ng5 h6 15.
Bxh5 hxg5 16. Bg4 Bf8 17. b4 Be7 18. Qc1 f6 19. Qc2 Kg7 20. a3 Nf8 21. Bxc8
Qxc8 22. g4 Ne6 23. Rd2 Bd8 24. Rad1 Re7 25. Ne2 Bc7 26. Kg2 Qe8 27. f3 Qf7 28.
Ng3 a5 29. Rb1 axb4 30. axb4 Ra3 31. Rd3 Nd4 32. Bxd4 Rxd3 33. Qxd3 exd4 34.
Qxd4 Rd7 35. Qf2 Be5 36. Qe2 Rd4 37. b5 cxb5 38. Rxb5 Ra4 39. c6 bxc6 40. Rc5
Ra2 41. Rc2 Rxc2 42. Qxc2 Qa7 43. Nf1 Qa1 44. Qd2 Bd4 45. Qd3 c5 46. Qd2 Qb1
47. e5 fxe5 48. Qxg5 Kf7 49. Qh6 Qc2+ 50. Qd2 Qb1 51. Qh6 Qb2+ 52. Qd2 c4 53.
Qxb2 Bxb2 54. Ne3 c3 55. Kf2 Ba3 56. Ke2 Bc5 57. Nd5 c2 58. Kd2 Kg7 59. Kxc2
Kh6 60. Kd3 Kg5 61. Ke4 Bd6 62. Ne3 Kh4 63. Nc4 Bb8 64. Nxe5 g5 65. Nf7 Bf4 66.
Kf5 Bc1 67. Nxg5 Bxg5 68. f4 Bd8 69. g5 Ba5 70. g6 Bc3 71. Ke6 Kh5 72. f5 Kh6
73. Kf7 Kg5 74. h4+ Kxf5 75. h5 Kg5 76. g7 Bxg7 77. Kxg7 Kxh5 1/2-1/2

Friedman-Bennett Mid-South Open  November 24, 2012, round 2
Anderssen's opening

1. a3 d5 2. d4 Bd7 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Bf4 e6 5. e3 Bc6 6. c4 dxc4 7. Bxc4 Bd5 8.
Nbd2 Ne4 9. Nxe4 Bxc4 10. Rc1 Qd5 11. Nfd2 Bb5 12. Bxc7 Bd6 13. Bxd6 Qxd6
14. Rc8+ 1-0

Kovalic-Moody  Mid-South Open  November 24, 2012, round 1
English: symmetrical variation

1. c4 c5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. Nf3 d5 5. cxd5 exd5 6. d4 b6 7. O-O Be7 8.
Nc3 Bb7 9. Bf4 O-O 10. Nb5 Nc6 11. Bh3 Nh5 12. Bc7 Qe8 13. Nd6 Bxd6 14. Bxd6
Ba6 15. Re1 Ne7 16. dxc5 bxc5 17. Bxc5 Qd8 18. Qa4 Bb7 19. Nd4 Nf6 20. Qb4
Re8 21. Qxb7 a5 22. Qb6 Ng6 23. Qxd8 Raxd8 24. Bb6 Rb8 25. Bxa5 Rxb2 26.
Reb1 Rxb1+ 27. Rxb1 h6 28. Bc7 Kh7 29. a4 Ra8 30. a5 Ne4 31. Rb8 Rxb8 32.
Bxb8 Nc5 33. Bf5 Kg8 34. Bxg6 fxg6 35. Bd6 Na6 36. Nc6 Kf7 37. Nb4 Ke6 38.
Nxa6 Kxd6 39. Nb4 Kc7 40. Nxd5+ Kb7 41. Nb4 g5 42. e4 Kc7 43. a6 Kd6 44. a7
Ke5 45. a8=Q Kf6 46. Qf8+ Kg6 47. g4 h5 48. h3 h4 49. Nc6 Kh7 50. Nd4 g6 51.
Qf6 Kg8 52. Ne6 Kh7 53. Qg7# 1-0

Baudendistel-Turner  Mid-South Open  November 24, 2012, round 1
QGD: Orthodox defense

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Nbd7 5. e3 Be7 6. Nf3 O-O 7. Be2 b6 8.
Rc1 dxc4 9. O-O Bb7 10. Qc2 h6 11. Bxf6 Nxf6 12. Bxc4 Nh7 13. Be2 c5 14.
Rcd1 Qc7 15. Rd2 cxd4 16. Nxd4 Rac8 17. Bf3 Ba6 18. Rc1 Ng5 19. Be2 Bb7 20.
h4 Ne4 21. Nxe4 Qxc2 22. Rdxc2 Rxc2 23. Rxc2 Bxe4 24. Rc7 Bxh4 25. Rxa7 Rc8
26. Ra4 Rc1+ 27. Kh2 Bxf2 28. Ra3 Re1 29. Bf3 Bg6 30. Ne2 e5 31. e4 f5 32.
exf5 Bxf5 33. Bd5+ Kh7 34. Ng3 Bg1+ 0-1

Burnett-Weaver  Mid-South Open  November 24, 2012, round 1
English Opening

1. c4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. e4 d6 6. Nge2 e5 7. O-O Nd4 8. Nxd4
cxd4 9. Ne2 Qc7 10. d3 Ne7 11. Bd2 Bd7 12. b4 Qc8 13. Rc1 Bh3 14. Qa4+ Bd7 15.
Qb3 Be6 16. b5 a5 17. Qa3 Qc5 18. Qa4 b6 19. f4 Bg4 20. Rf2 Bxe2 21. Rxe2 O-O
22. Rf1 f6 23. f5 g5 24. Ref2 h6 25. Bf3 Qc8 26. Bh5 Qd8 27. h4 Kh7 28. Rh2 Rh8
29. hxg5 Kg8 30. gxf6 Bxf6 31. c5 Bg5 32. Bxg5 hxg5 33. cxd6 Qxd6 34. Qc4+ Nd5
35. f6 Kf8 36. exd5 1-0

Puckett-Wade  Mid-South Open  November 23, 2012, round 1
Sicilian defense

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. Bc4 g6 5. O-O Bg7 6. d3 Nge7 7. Bf4 d5 8.
Nb5 e5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Bxd5 exf4 11. Re1+ Kf8 12. c3 Qxd5 13. Re8+ Kxe8 14.
Nc7+ Kf8 15. Nxd5 Bd7 16. Nxf4 Re8 17. h3 h6 18. Qd2 Kg8 19. Re1 Kh7 20.
Rxe8 Rxe8 21. d4 cxd4 22. Nxd4 Ne5 23. Kf1 Nc4 24. Qc2 Ne5 25. g4 a6 26. Nd3
Nc6 27. Nxc6 Bxc6 28. h4 Be4 29. f3 Bxf3 30. Nf2 Kg8 31. Qd3 Be2+ 32. Qxe2
Rxe2 33. Kxe2 f5 34. gxf5 gxf5 35. Kf3 Kf7 36. Nd3 Bf8 37. c4 b6 38. b4 Ke6
39. c5 b5 40. c6 Kd6 41. Kf4 Kxc6 42. Kxf5 Be7 43. h5 Kd5 44. Kg6 Bg5 45.
Nc5 a5 46. Na6 axb4 47. Nxb4+ Kc4 48. Nc6 Kc3 49. a3 Kb3 50. Nd4+ Ka4 51.
Nf3 Be3 52. Ne1 Bc1 53. Nd3 Bg5 54. Ne5 Kxa3 55. Nf7 Bd2 56. Nd6 Ka4 57. Ne4
Be3 58. Nc3+ Ka5 59. Nd5 Bc1 60. Nc3 b4 0-1

Smith-Kothapalle  Mid-South Open  November 23, 2012, round 1
London System

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bf4 Bf5 4. e3 e6 5. Nbd2 Be7 6. Be2 O-O 7. Nh4 Bg6 8.
Nxg6 fxg6 9. O-O Nbd7 10. c4 c6 11. Rc1 Rc8 12. a3 a5 13. c5 Rf7 14. b4 axb4
15. axb4 Ra8 16. h3 b6 17. Ra1 bxc5 18. bxc5 Ne8 19. Ba6 Nc7 20. Bb7 Rxa1 21.
Qxa1 Nb8 22. Nf3 Bf6 23. Ne5 Bxe5 24. Bxe5 Ne8 25. Rb1 Nc7 26. Qa4 Nb5 27. Qa8
Qe7 28. Bxc6 Rf8 29. Rxb5 Nxc6 30. Qxc6 Rd8 31. Rb7 Qf8 32. Qxe6+ Kh8 33. Bxg7+
Qxg7 34. Rxg7 Kxg7 35. Qe7+ Kh6 36. Qxd8 1-0

Bansal-Kernell  Mid-South Open  November 23, 2012, round 1
Nimzo Indian

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. Nf3 d6 6. Bg5 Nbd7 7. e3 b6 8. Bd3
Bb7 9. O-O h6 10. Bh4 Bxc3 11. Qxc3 Qe8 12. Nd2 e5 13. d5 g5 14. Bg3 Nh5 15. e4
a5 16. Be2 Nxg3 17. fxg3 Nc5 18. b3 Bc8 19. Qc2 f6 20. a3 Qg6 21. b4 Nb7 22.
Rab1 f5 23. Bd3 f4 24. gxf4 gxf4 25. Nf3 Nd8 26. Rf2 Nf7 27. Kf1 Ng5 28. Be2
Nxf3 29. Bxf3 axb4 30. axb4 Ra3 31. Rb3 Ra4 32. Rb2 Bd7 33. b5 Rfa8 34. Re2 Qf6
35. h3 Qh4 36. Rd2 Qg3 37. Kg1 Bxh3 38. Kf1 Qxf3+ 39. Ke1 Qe3+ 40. Kd1 Qg1+ 41.
Ke2 Bg4+ 42. Kd3 Qd4# 0-1

Guilamo-Horobetz Mid-South Open  November 23, 2012, round 1
Catalan Bogo-Indian

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Qe7 5. Nc3 Bxc3 6. Bxc3 Ne4 7. Nf3 Nxc3 8.
bxc3 d6 9. Bg2 O-O 10. O-O Nc6 11. e4 e5 12. Re1 Bg4 13. Rb1 Qf6 14. Re3 Na5
15. Qa4 b6 16. dxe5 dxe5 17. Qb5 c5 18. h3 Be6 19. Bf1 Rfd8 20. Kg2 h6 21. Nh4
Rd2 22. Rf3 Qd8 23. Rb2 Rd1 24. Qa4 Bd7 25. Qc2 Rxf1 26. Nf5 Bxf5 27. exf5 Qd1
28. Qxd1 Rxd1 29. f6 Nxc4 30. Re2 gxf6 31. Rxf6 Kg7 32. Rc6 Rad8 33. Re4 Na5
34. Rg4+ Kf8 35. Rxh6 R8d6 36. Rh8+ Ke7 37. Ra8 Rd7 38. h4 Nc6 39. Rag8 R7d6
40. h5 Rf6 41. Rh4 Rd2 42. h6 Rfxf2+ 43. Kh3 f5 44. Rg7+ Kf8 45. g4 Rd3# 0-1