Games 2015 Part 1
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Pylant-Sytnytsky G/15;d0, February 06, 2015 round 3
Siclian Wing Gambit

1. e4 c5 2. b4 cxb4 3. a3 Nf6 4. e5 Nd5 5. d4 Nc6 6. Nf3 bxa3 7. Bxa3 Qa5+ 8.
Nbd2 Nc3 9. Qc1 Qd5 10. Bc4 Qa5 11. Bxe7 Qc7 12. Bxf8 Nxd4 13. Bd6 Nxf3+ 14.
gxf3 Qc6 15. Qa3 Nb5 16. Bxb5 Qxb5 17. Rb1 Qc6 18. c4 f6 19. Qc5 Qxc5 20. Bxc5
fxe5 21. Bd6 Kf7 22. c5 b6 23. cxb6 axb6 24. Rxb6 Ra1+ 25. Rb1 Rxb1+ 26. Nxb1
Re8 27. O-O Ke6 1-0

Sansom-Child Free at the Library, January 31, 2015 round 3
Semi-Slav

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. Bf4 Bd6 6. Bd2 dxc4 7. e4 Bc7 8. e5
Nd5 9. Bxc4 O-O 10. O-O Nd7 11. Nxd5 exd5 12. Bb3 h6 13. Bc2 c5 14. Rc1 cxd4
15. Bb4 Re8 16. Qxd4 Nxe5 17. Nxe5 Bxe5 18. Qd3 g6 19. Qb3 Be6 20. Qe3 Bxb2 21.
Qxh6 Bxc1 22. Rxc1 Qf6 23. Bxg6 Qxg6 0-1

Nilsson-Turner Free at the Library, January 31, 2015 round 3
English Opening

1. c4 e6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. b3 b6 7. Bb2 Bb7 8. e3 c5
9. Nc3 Nc6 10. cxd5 exd5 11. d4 c4 12. Ng5 h6 13. Nh3 cxb3 14. axb3 Nb4 15. Nf4
a5 16. Re1 Rc8 17. Rc1 Ba6 18. Bf1 Bxf1 19. Rxf1 Qd7 20. Kg2 g5 21. Nd3 Qf5 22.
Nxb4 Bxb4 23. Qf3 Qxf3+ 24. Kxf3 Bxc3 25. Rxc3 Rxc3 26. Bxc3 Ne4 27. Be1 Rc8
28. Ke2 Rc2+ 29. Kd3 Rb2 30. f3 Nd6 31. Bd2 Rxb3+ 32. Kc2 Ra3 33. Rb1 Nc4 34.
Bc1 Ra2+ 35. Kd3 Rxh2 36. e4 dxe4+ 37. Kxc4 exf3 38. Rxb6 Rc2+ 39. Kd3 Rxc1 40.
Rf6 Ra1 41. d5 Kg7 42. Rf5 Kg6 43. g4 h5 44. Ke4 Ra4+ 45. Ke5 hxg4 46. d6 Ra1
47. d7 Re1+ 0-1

Child-Beatty Free at the Library, January 31, 2015 round 2
English, 1...Nf6 (Anglo-Indian defense)

1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. Nc3 O-O 5. Nf3 d6 6. O-O c6 7. e4 e5 8. d3
Bg4 9. Be3 Qd7 10. Qd2 Na6 11. Ne1 Bh3 12. f3 Nc7 13. Bxh3 Qxh3 14. Qg2
Qxg2+ 15. Kxg2 d5 16. Bc5 Rfd8 17. Nc2 Rd7 18. Rad1 Ne6 19. Ba3 Rad8 20. b3
Ne8 21. cxd5 cxd5 22. Nxd5 N6c7 23. Nce3 Nxd5 24. Nxd5 Nc7 25. Nxc7 Rxc7 26.
Rc1 Rcd7 27. Rf2 Rxd3 28. Rfc2 Bf6 29. Bc5 Bg5 30. Rf1 b6 31. f4 Bxf4 32.
gxf4 bxc5 33. fxe5 Rd2+ 0-1

Sansom-Rainey  Free at the Library, January 31, 2015 round 2
Queen's gambit declined

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 h6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Nc6 7. cxd5 exd5
8. Bf4 Nf6 9. e3 Bg4 10. Be2 g5 11. Bg3 Ne4 12. Be5 Nxe5 13. Nxe5 f5 14.
Bxg4 Rf8 15. Bh5+ Ke7 16. Ng6+ Ke8 17. Nxf8+ Kxf8 18. Qc2 Nd6 19. O-O g4 20.
f3 gxf3 21. Bxf3 Qg5 22. Bxd5 Re8 23. Rae1 f4 24. Rxf4+ Kg7 25. Qf2 Ne4 26.
Bxe4 1-0

Krog-Mehrotra Free at the Library, January 31, 2015 round 2
Caro-Kann: classical variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. Nf3 e6 7. Bd3 Bxd3
8. Qxd3 Nf6 9. Bd2 Bd6 10. Ne4 Nxe4 11. Qxe4 O-O 12. Ng5 g6 13. h4 Nd7 14.
Nxh7 Kxh7 15. h5 f5 16. hxg6+ Kxg6 17. Rh6+ Kf7 18. Qxe6+ Kg7 19. Qg6# 1-0

Nilsson-Stanek Free at the Library, January 31, 2015 round 2
Petrov: modern attack, Symmetrical variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. d4 Nxe4 4. Bd3 Nd6 5. dxe5 Be7 6. exd6 cxd6 7. O-O
O-O 8. Re1 Re8 9. Qe2 Bf8 10. Qxe8 Qa5 11. Qxc8 a6 12. Re8 g6 13. Rxf8+ Kg7
14. Bd2 Qb6 15. Bc3+ Kh6 16. Qc4 Nc6 17. Qh4# 1-0

Turner-Reynolds Free at the Library, January 31, 2015 round 2
French: Exchange Variation

1. e4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. d4 Bd6 5. Bd3 Nf6 6. O-O O-O 7. Bg5 Bg4 8.
Bxf6 Qxf6 9. Nbd2 Qh6 10. h3 Bxh3 11. gxh3 Qxh3 12. Ne5 Nc6 13. Qg4 Qxg4+ 14.
Nxg4 Nxd4 15. Ne3 c6 16. Kg2 g6 17. c4 Bf4 18. cxd5 cxd5 19. Nf3 Bxe3 20. fxe3
Nxf3 21. Kxf3 Kg7 22. Rac1 Rac8 23. a3 f5 24. Bb1 Kf6 25. Ba2 Ke5 26. Rfd1 Rxc1
27. Rxc1 Rf7 28. Rc8 Rd7 29. Re8+ Kf6 30. Bb3 g5 31. Rf8+ Kg6 32. Rc8 Rf7 33.
Rd8 h5 34. Rxd5 h4 35. Ba4 Re7 36. Rd6+ Kg7 37. Bc2 Rf7 38. Bb3 Re7 39. Bc2 Rf7
40. Rd8 Kg6 41. Rg8+ Kf6 42. Bb3 Rh7 43. Rf8+ Ke5 44. Rxf5+ Kxf5 45. Bc2+ Ke5
46. Bxh7 b5 47. Bd3 a6 48. Kg4 Kf6 49. Bf5 h3 50. Be4 Ke5 51. Bh1 h2 52. Kxg5
a5 53. b4 a4 54. Bg2 Ke6 55. Kf4 Kf6 56. e4 Ke6 57. e5 Ke7 58. Kf5 Kf7 59. e6+
Ke7 60. Ke5 Ke8 61. Kf6 Kf8 62. e7+ Ke8 63. Bc6# 1-0

Stanek-Pylant Free at the Library, January 31, 2015 round 1
Sicilian defense

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 e6 4. O-O a6 5. d3 b5 6. Bb3 Bb7 7. Ng5 Nf6 8. c4
b4 9. Re1 Qc7 10. f3 Bd6 11. g3 h6 12. Nh3 Bxg3 13. hxg3 Qxg3+ 14. Kf1 Qxh3+
15. Ke2 Nd4+ 16. Kf2 Qh2+ 17. Kf1 Nh5 18. a4 Ng3# 0-1

Rainey-Child Free at the Library, January 31, 2015 round 1
Caro-Kann: two knights, 3...Bg4

1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nc3 Bg4 4. Be2 dxe4 5. Nxe4 e6 6. d3 Nd7 7. Bg5 Be7 8.
Qd2 Ngf6 9. h3 Bxf3 10. Bxf3 Nxe4 11. Bxe4 Bxg5 12. f4 Bh4+ 13. Ke2 Qb6 14.
d4 O-O-O 15. a4 Nf6 16. Bf3 Qxd4 17. Qc1 Qf2# 0-1

Mehrotra-Nilsson Free at the Library, January 31, 2015 round 1
Sicilian: Canal-Sokolsky attack, 3...Bd7

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Bd7 4. Bxd7+ Qxd7 5. O-O Nc6 6. Nc3 g6 7. d3 Bg7
8. Bg5 Nf6 9. Bxf6 Bxf6 10. Nd5 Bxb2 11. Rb1 Bg7 12. c3 e6 13. Ne3 O-O 14.
d4 Rad8 15. d5 Ne5 16. Nxe5 Bxe5 17. dxe6 fxe6 18. Ng4 Bg7 19. Rc1 Qc6 20.
Re1 h5 21. Ne3 Qxe4 22. Nf1 Qf5 23. Ng3 Qxf2+ 24. Kh1 Qxa2 25. Ra1 Qc4 26.
Rxa7 Rf7 27. Ne4 Rdf8 28. Ng3 h4 29. Ra1 hxg3 30. hxg3 Be5 31. Kh2 Qh4+ 32.
Kg1 Qxg3 33. Rxe5 Qxe5 34. Qd3 Kg7 35. Qd2 Rh8 36. Qf2 Qh2+ 37. Kf1 Qh1+ 38.
Ke2 Rxf2+ 39. Kxf2 Rf8+ 40. Kg3 Qxa1 41. Kh2 Qc1 42. Kg3 Qf4+ 43. Kh3 Rh8# 0-1

Beatty-Sansom Free at the Library, January 31, 2015 round 1
Semi-Slav

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. e3 Be7 6. Qc2 O-O 7. Bd3 dxc4 8.
Bxc4 Nbd7 9. O-O Qc7 10. e4 e5 11. Be3 exd4 12. Bxd4 Bc5 13. Rad1 Bxd4 14.
Nxd4 Ne5 15. Be2 Re8 16. f4 Ng6 17. e5 Nxe5 18. fxe5 Qxe5 19. Nf3 Qc5+ 20.
Kh1 Ng4 21. Qb3 Nf2+ 22. Rxf2 Qxf2 23. Rf1 Be6 24. Rxf2 Bxb3 25. axb3 b5 26.
g3 a6 27. Kg2 g6 28. b4 a5 29. bxa5 Rxa5 30. Ng5 h6 31. Nxf7 b4 32. Bc4 Kg7
33. Ne2 Rf8 34. b3 Rf5 35. Rxf5 gxf5 36. Nd4 c5 37. Ne6+ 1-0

Sytnytsky-Turner Free at the Library, January 31, 2015 round 1
Ruy Lopez: Caro variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 b5 5. Bb3 d6 6. h3 Be7 7. c3 Nf6 8. d3
O-O 9. Bg5 h6 10. Bh4 Na5 11. Nbd2 Nxb3 12. axb3 c5 13. d4 exd4 14. cxd4
Nxe4 15. Bxe7 Qxe7 16. Qe2 Re8 17. Nxe4 Qxe4 18. Qxe4 Rxe4+ 19. Kd2 Be6 20.
Kd3 f5 21. Rhe1 Bd5 22. dxc5 dxc5 23. Kc2 Rae8 24. Rxe4 Bxe4+ 25. Kd2 Bxf3
26. gxf3 Re6 27. Rc1 Rc6 28. b4 c4 29. b3 Rd6+ 30. Ke2 cxb3 31. Rb1 Kf7 32.
Rxb3 Ke6 33. f4 Rc6 34. Re3+ Kd5 35. Kd3 Rf6 36. Re7 g6 37. Rd7+ Rd6 38. Rb7
h5 39. Rh7 Ke6+ 40. Kc3 Kf6 41. Rh8 Rc6+ 42. Kb3 Rc4 43. Ra8 Rxf4 44. Rxa6+
Kg5 45. Rb6 Rf3+ 46. Kc2 Rxf2+ 47. Kd3 0-1


Sytnytsky-Child Game in 80, January 23, 2015
Semi-Slav

1. c4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. h3 Qc7 6. c5 Nbd7 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bh4 b6
9. Bg3 Qb7 10. b4 bxc5 11. bxc5 Ne4 12. Nxe4 dxe4 13. Nd2 f5 14. e3 Qb4 15. Bc4
Nf6 16. O-O Be7 17. f3 Nd5 18. Bxd5 exd5 19. fxe4 fxe4 20. Qh5+ Kd8 21. Nb3 Be6
22. Qe5 Bd7 23. Rf2 Bf6 24. Rxf6 Re8 25. Qc7+ Ke7 26. Raf1 gxf6 27. Qd6+ Kd8
28. Qc7+ Ke7 29. Bd6+ Ke6 30. Bf4 Qb8 31. Qa5 Qc8 32. Bxh6 Rg8 33. Qe1 Qe8 34.
Qf2 Qg6 35. Bf4 Raf8 36. Bd6 Rf7 37. Kh2 Rh7 38. Bg3 Rhg7 39. Bd6 Qxg2+ 40.
Qxg2 Rxg2+ 41. Kh1 Rxa2 42. Rg1 Rxg1+ 43. Kxg1 Ra3 44. Nd2 Rxe3 45. h4 Rh3 46.
Kg2 Rxh4 47. Nf1 Kf7 48. Kg3 Rh1 49. Kg2 Rh5 50. Ng3 Rg5 51. Kf2 Bh3 52. Ke3 a5
0-1

Horobetz-Nilsson Game in 80, January 23, 2015
Sicilian Najdorf: 6 Be2

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. O-O
O-O 9. Kh1 Be6 10. f4 exf4 11. Bxf4 Nc6 12. Qe1 Qc7 13. Qg3 Kh8 14. Rad1 Ne5
15. Nd4 b5 16. Nd5 Bxd5 17. exd5 Nfd7 18. c3 Bf6 19. Rd2 Nb6 20. Bd3 Nbc4 21.
Rdf2 Nxd3 22. Qxd3 Ne5 23. Qf5 Rae8 24. Bg5 Bxg5 25. Ne6 Rxe6 26. dxe6 Bf6 27.
Rf4 Qc8 28. exf7 Qxf5 29. Rxf5 Nxf7 30. a4 bxa4 31. Ra5 Rb8 32. Rxa6 h6 33. Rf2
Re8 34. g3 Re4 35. Kg2 Kh7 36. Kf1 Kg6 37. Rf4 Re7 38. Rg4+ Kf5 39. Rgxa4 g5
40. Ra7 Rxa7 41. Rxa7 Ke6 42. Rc7 d5 43. Ke2 Be5 44. Rc6+ Nd6 45. Kf3 h5 46. b4
Kf5 47. Rc5 g4+ 48. Ke3 Nc4+ 49. Kd3 Ke6 50. Rc6+ Kf5 51. b5 Bb8 52. Kd4 Ne5
53. Rh6 Nf3+ 54. Kxd5 Nxh2 55. Rxh5+ 1-0


Pylant-Krog Quick Rated Special G/27, January 16, 2015, round 3 
French: Unusual White 2nd moves

1. e4 e6 2. d3 e5 3. Nd2 Nc6 4. Ngf3 Nf6 5. g3 Bc5 6. Bg2 b6 7. O-O Bb7 8. c3
O-O 9. Qc2 a5 10. a4 Re8 11. h3 d5 12. exd5 Nxd5 13. Ne4 Be7 14. Rd1 h6 15. d4
f5 16. Ned2 e4 17. Ne5 Bf6 18. Ndc4 Rb8 19. Nxc6 Bxc6 20. Be3 Qe7 21. Re1 Qd7
22. b3 Re7 23. h4 Rf8 24. Qd2 f4 25. Bxf4 Nxf4 26. gxf4 Bxh4 27. Ne5 Rxe5 28.
fxe5 Bxf2+ 29. Qxf2 Rxf2 30. Kxf2 Qf7+ 31. Kg1 Qxb3 32. Rec1 Bd5 33. Kh1 g5 34.
Kh2 Kg7 35. Kg3 Kg6 36. e6 Kf6 37. Bh3 Bxe6 38. Rf1+ Ke7 39. Bxe6 Qxc3+ 40. Kg2
1/2-1/2

Nilsson-Krog Quick Rated Special G/27, January 16, 2015, round 2 
English Opening

1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. Nc3 c6 5. e4 d6 6. Nge2 Be6 7. d3 Nbd7 8. Nf4
Nc5 9. b4 Nfxe4 10. dxe4 Bxc3+ 11. Bd2 Bxd2+ 12. Qxd2 Nd7 13. Nxe6 fxe6 14. Bh3
e5 15. O-O O-O 16. Be6+ Kh8 17. c5 Rf6 18. Bg4 b6 19. cxd6 exd6 20. h4 h5 21.
Qh6+ Kg8 22. Bh3 Nf8 23. Rad1 Qe7 24. Rd2 Rd8 25. Rfd1 d5 26. exd5 cxd5 27.
Rxd5 Rxd5 28. Rxd5 Qxb4 29. Qe3 Qb1+ 30. Kg2 e4 31. Rd4 Qxa2 32. Rxe4 Kg7 33.
Qd4 Qf7 34. Rf4 Nh7 35. Bd7 Kh6 36. Re4 Rf3 37. Qd2+ Kg7 38. Qe2 Rxf2+ 39. Qxf2
Qxd7 40. Qe3 Qc6 41. Kh3 Qc8+ 42. Kg2 Qc2+ 43. Kf3 Qc6 44. Qd4+ Nf6 0-1

Sichel-Paxton City Championship 2015, January 11, 2015, round 5 
Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nge2 Nc6 6. d3 b6 7. Bd2 Bb7 8.
Qc1 e6 9. Bg5 Qd7 10. O-O Nge7 11. Bh6 O-O 12. h4 d5 13. Bxg7 Kxg7 14. h5 d4
15. Nd1 e5 16. f4 f6 17. Nf2 Bc8 18. Bh3 Qc7 19. Ng4 f5 20. exf5 Bxf5 21.
Nf2 Bxh3 22. Nxh3 Nf5 23. Ng5 Rae8 24. Rf3 Nd8 25. Qf1 exf4 26. Nxf4 Qe7 27.
Ne4 Ne3 28. Rxe3 dxe3 29. Qh3 Nc6 30. Re1 g5 31. Nd5 Qe5 32. Qd7+ Ne7 33.
Nxe3 a6 34. h6+ Kg6 35. Ng4 Qd4+ 36. Qxd4 cxd4 37. Nd6 Rd8 38. Re6+ Kh5 39.
Nf6+ Rxf6 40. Rxf6 Nd5 41. Re6 Nc7 42. Re7 Nd5 43. Re6 Nc7 44. Rf6 Nd5 45.
Nf7 1/2-1/2

Horobetz-Bansal City Championship 2015, January 11, 2015, round 5 
Sicilian: Pelikan (Lasker/Sveshnikov) variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Nd5 Nxd5
8. exd5 Nb8 9. a4 a6 10. Na3 f5 11. f4 e4 12. Be3 Nd7 13. Nc4 g6 14. Be2 Bg7
15. Nxd6+ Kf8 16. Nc4 Bf6 17. O-O Kf7 18. a5 Re8 19. Nd6+ Kf8 20. Nxe8 Qxe8
21. Bd4 Qf7 22. c4 Qe7 23. Bxf6 Qxf6 24. b4 Nb8 25. Qd2 Bd7 26. Rac1 h5 27.
Rfd1 Kg8 28. c5 Kh7 29. Qd4 Qe7 30. Qe5 Qf7 31. Qc7 1-0

Jones-Pylant Reserve 2015, January 11, 2015, round 5 
French defense

1. e4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. d4 Nf6 5. Nf3 Bb4 6. Bd2 O-O 7. Bd3 Re8+
8. Ne2 Bd6 9. O-O Bg4 10. Nc3 c6 11. h3 Bh5 12. g4 Bg6 13. Bxg6 hxg6 14. Re1
Rxe1+ 15. Qxe1 Nbd7 16. Ne5 Qc7 17. Nxd7 Qxd7 18. b3 Nxg4 19. hxg4 Qxg4+ 20.
Kf1 Qh3+ 21. Ke2 Re8+ 22. Be3 Bf4 23. Nd1 f5 24. Kd3 Bd6 25. Qd2 f4 26. c4
fxe3 27. fxe3 Qf5+ 28. Kc3 dxc4 29. bxc4 Qa5+ 30. Kc2 Bb4 31. Qd3 Qh5 32. c5
Ba5 33. Qb3+ Qd5 34. Qxb7 Qc4+ 35. Kb1 Qd3+ 36. Kc1 Bd2+ 37. Kb2 Bxe3 38.
Nxe3 Qxe3 39. Qxc6 Qxd4+ 40. Kb1 Qd3+ 41. Kb2 Re2+ 42. Kc1 Qc2# 0-1

Paxton-Krog Reserve 2015, January 11, 2015, round 5 
Neo-Grünfeld defense

1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 g6 4. e3 Bg7 5. Qc2 Bf5 6. Bd3 Bxd3 7. Qxd3 O-O 8.
Nc3 dxc4 9. Qxc4 c6 10. O-O Nbd7 11. Rd1 Nb6 12. Qd3 Qc7 13. Qc2 Rac8 14. e4
Rfd8 15. b3 c5 16. Nb5 Qb8 17. Qe2 a6 18. Na3 cxd4 19. e5 Nfd5 20. Bb2 d3
21. Rxd3 Nf4 22. Rxd8+ Rxd8 23. Qe3 Nbd5 24. Qe4 b5 25. g3 Ne6 26. b4 Nb6
27. Qh4 Qb7 28. Ng5 Nxg5 29. Qxg5 Rd5 30. Qe3 Na4 31. Bd4 Qd7 32. Nc2 e6 33.
Rd1 Nb2 34. Re1 Qc7 35. Bxb2 Qxc2 36. Rc1 Qxb2 37. Rc8+ Bf8 38. Qh6 Qb1+ 39.
Kg2 Qe4+ 40. Kh3 Qf5+ 41. Kg2 Qe4+ 42. Kh3 Qxb4 43. f4 Qe7 44. Ra8 Rd8 45.
Rxd8 Qxd8 46. Qg5 Qxg5 47. fxg5 Bc5 48. Kg4 Bd4 49. Kf3 Bxe5 50. Ke4 f6 51.
h4 Bxg3 0-1

Nilsson-Thomas Reserve 2015, January 11, 2015, round 5 
English, 1...Nf6 (Anglo-Indian defense)

1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 e6 3. Bg2 d5 4. Nf3 c5 5. O-O Be7 6. b3 O-O 7. Bb2 Nc6 8. e3
b6 9. Qe2 Bb7 10. Nc3 Re8 11. Rfd1 d4 12. exd4 cxd4 13. Nb5 d3 14. Qf1 Nb4
15. Ne5 Bxg2 16. Qxg2 a6 17. Nd4 Rc8 18. Ndc6 Nxc6 19. Nxc6 Qc7 20. Nxe7+
Qxe7 21. Re1 Red8 22. Qf3 Rc7 23. Re3 b5 24. Rxd3 bxc4 25. Rxd8+ Qxd8 26.
Bxf6 Qxf6 27. Qa8+ 1-0

Turner-Kovalic City Championship 2015, January 11, 2015, round 5 
Caro-Kann defense

1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. d4 Nf6 5. Bf4 Nc6 6. Bb5 Bg4 7. h3 Bxf3
8. Qxf3 Qa5+ 9. Nc3 Ne4 10. O-O Nxc3 11. Bxc6+ bxc6 12. Qxc3 Qb6 13. Qb3 e6
14. Qxb6 axb6 15. c3 Kd7 16. a4 Bd6 17. Bxd6 Kxd6 18. f4 f6 19. Kf2 Rhe8 20.
Rfe1 e5 21. fxe5+ fxe5 22. dxe5+ Rxe5 23. Rxe5 Kxe5 24. Ke3 c5 25. b4 Kd6
26. a5 Kc6 27. a6 Ra7 28. bxc5 bxc5 29. Kf4 Kb5 30. Ke5 Rxa6 31. Rxa6 Kxa6
32. Kxd5 Kb5 33. g3 g5 34. Kd6 Kc4 35. Kc6 h6 36. h4 g4 37. h5 Kxc3 38. Kxc5
Kd3 39. Kd5 Ke3 40. Ke5 Kf3 41. Kf5 Kxg3 42. Kg6 Kh4 43. Kxh6 g3 44. Kg6 g2
45. h6 g1=Q+ 46. Kf7 Qa7+ 47. Kg8 Qb8+ 48. Kg7 Qe5+ 49. Kg8 Qg5+ 50. Kh7 Kh5 0-1

Krog-Abdi Reserve 2015, January 11, 2015, round 4 
King's Gambit Declined

1. e4 e5 2. f4 Nf6 3. fxe5 Nxe4 4. Qf3 Ng5 5. Qf4 Bc5 6. d4 Be7 7. Bc4 O-O 8.
Nf3 Nxf3+ 9. gxf3 d6 10. Be3 dxe5 11. dxe5 Bh4+ 12. Ke2 Nc6 13. Nd2 Qe7 14.
Rag1 g6 15. Ne4 Nxe5 16. Bb3 b6 17. Ng5 Ba6+ 18. Kd1 Rfd8+ 19. Kc1 h6 20. Nxf7
Nxf7 21. Rxg6+ Kh7 22. Rxh6+ 1-0

Bansal-Paxton City Championship 2015, January 11, 2015, round 4 
Exchange Grünfeld

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. h3 c5 8.
Nf3 Nc6 9. Bb5 O-O 10. Bb2 Qb6 11. Qe2 cxd4 12. Nxd4 Nxd4 13. cxd4 Bxd4 14.
Bxd4 Qxd4 15. O-O a6 16. Bc4 e6 17. Rfd1 Qe5 18. Qd3 b5 19. Bb3 Bb7 20. Re1
Rac8 21. Qe2 Rfd8 22. Kh1 a5 23. Rab1 Qg5 24. f3 Rd2 25. Qf1 Ba6 26. Ra1 b4 27.
Qg1 Rcd8 28. Qh2 Be2 29. f4 Qb5 30. Rac1 a4 31. Bc2 b3 32. axb3 axb3 33. Bb1 b2
34. Rc2 Rd1 0-1

Kovalic-Sichel City Championship 2015, January 11, 2015, round 4 
King's Indian

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. d4 Bg7 4. g3 d6 5. Bg2 O-O 6. Nc3 c6 7. O-O Nbd7 8. e4
e5 9. Re1 h6 10. h3 Kh7 11. Be3 Qe7 12. Qc2 Nb6 13. b3 Bd7 14. Rad1 Rad8 15. c5
exd4 16. cxd6 Qxd6 17. e5 Bf5 18. Qc1 Qb4 19. exf6 Bxf6 20. Bxh6 dxc3 21. Bxf8
Rxf8 22. Ng5+ Kg7 23. Ne4 Bxe4 24. Rxe4 Qa5 25. Qc2 Qa3 26. Re2 Qb2 27. Qe4 Qa3
28. Qe3 Qa5 29. g4 Rd8 30. Rxd8 Bxd8 31. Qe5+ Qxe5 32. Rxe5 Bf6 33. Rc5 Bd4 34.
Rxc3 Bxc3 35. Kf1 Nd5 0-1

Thomas-Dodge Memphis Reserve 2015, January 11, 2015, round 4 
Queen's Gambit Accepted

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. c4 dxc4 5. Bxc4 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nc3 Nbd7
8. Re1 a6 9. a3 b5 10. Bd3 Bb7 11. Be2 c5 12. b3 Qc7 13. Qd3 Rfe8 14. Bb2
Rad8 15. Ng5 Bd6 16. g3 e5 17. d5 c4 18. bxc4 bxc4 19. Qxc4 Qxc4 20. Bxc4
Nb6 21. Bb3 Bc5 22. d6 Bd5 23. Nxd5 Nbxd5 24. e4 Rb8 25. Ba4 Red8 26. Bxe5
Bxd6 27. Bxd6 Rxd6 28. exd5 Rxd5 29. Rab1 Rxb1 30. Rxb1 g6 31. Rb6 Rxg5 32.
Rxf6 a5 33. Bb3 Rf5 34. Rxf5 1-0

Vargas-Rangan Memphis Reserve 2015, January 11, 2015, round 4 
Réti Opening

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. b3 g6 3. Bb2 Bg7 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 Nc6 6. O-O d5 7. d3 Bf5 8. Nbd2
e6 9. a3 b5 10. c4 bxc4 11. dxc4 Rb8 12. a4 Nb4 13. Ba3 Ne4 14. Nxe4 Bxa1 15.
Qxa1 Bxe4 16. Bxb4 Rxb4 17. Qa3 Rb8 18. Nd4 Qd7 19. Qc5 Bxg2 20. Kxg2 a6 21. b4
Qd6 22. Qc6 Qxc6 23. Nxc6 Rb6 24. b5 dxc4 25. Ne5 Rb7 26. Nxc4 0-1

Horobetz-Turner City Championship 2015, January 11, 2015, round 4 
Closed Ruy Lopez

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 b5 5. Bb3 d6 6. c3 Be7 7. a4 Bb7 8. O-O
Nf6 9. d3 O-O 10. Re1 Kh8 11. Nbd2 Na5 12. Bc2 c5 13. Nf1 Nc6 14. Ng3 b4 15.
Nf5 a5 16. Bb3 Bc8 17. Nxe7 Nxe7 18. d4 Bg4 19. dxe5 Bxf3 20. Qxd6 Nxe4 21.
Qxd8 Raxd8 22. gxf3 Nd2 23. Bxd2 Rxd2 24. Rab1 Ng6 25. cxb4 cxb4 26. Bc4 h6 27.
Re4 f6 28. e6 Re8 29. Re3 Ne5 30. Bf1 g5 31. Bh3 Nc4 32. Re4 Nxb2 33. Bf1 Re7
34. Bb5 Nd1 35. Rc1 Nxf2 36. Rc8+ Kg7 37. Re1 Nh3+ 38. Kh1 Nf4 39. Rc6 b3 40.
Bf1 b2 41. Rb6 Rxe6 42. Rb7+ Kg6 43. Rb1 Nd3 44. Bxd3+ Rxd3 45. R1xb2 Rxf3 46.
Ra7 Rf5 47. Kg2 Re4 48. Ra2 h5 49. Ra3 Rc5 50. Kg3 Rb4 51. Ra8 h4+ 52. Kh3 g4+
0-1

Puckett-Nilsson Memphis Reserve, January 10, 2015, round 3 
Scandinavian Defence

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. d4 Nc6 4. Nf3 Bg4 5. Be2 O-O-O 6. c3 e5 7. Nxe5 Bxe2
8. Qxe2 Nxe5 9. Qxe5 Qxg2 10. Rf1 Nf6 11. Be3 Rd5 12. Qg3 Qe4 13. Nd2 Qe6 14.
O-O-O Ra5 15. Rfe1 Qxa2 16. Bg5 Ba3 17. Nc4 Qxc4 18. bxa3 Rxa3 19. Kd2 Ra2+ 20.
Kc1 Qb5 21. Re2 Rxe2 22. Bd2 Nh5 23. Qg4+ Kb8 24. d5 g6 25. c4 Qa4 26. Qxe2
Qa1+ 27. Kc2 Qa4+ 28. Kb2 Re8 29. Qf3 b5 30. cxb5 Qxb5+ 31. Kc2 Qc4+ 32. Kb2
Ka8 33. d6+ c6 34. Qb3 Rb8 35. Qxb8+ Kxb8 36. d7 Qd4+ 37. Kb3 Qd3+ 38. Ka4 Qc2+
39. Ka3 Qd3+ 40. Ka4 1/2-1/2

Turner-Bansal City Championship 2015, January 10, 2015, round 3 
Sicilian: 2...d6, Miscellaneous

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. d3 d6 5. Be2 g6 6. O-O Bg7 7. h3 O-O 8. Be3
a6 9. Qd2 Re8 10. Bh6 Bd7 11. Bxg7 Kxg7 12. Nh2 e6 13. f4 Nd4 14. Nd1 d5 15. e5
Ng8 16. c3 Nc6 17. g4 Nge7 18. Kg2 Nb8 19. Ne3 Bc6 20. d4 c4 21. f5 exf5 22.
gxf5 Nc8 23. f6+ Kh8 24. Nf3 Rg8 25. Ng4 Nd7 26. Rae1 Nf8 27. Nh6 Ne6 28. Nxf7#
1-0

Smith-Paxton Memphis Reserve, January 10, 2015, round 3 
1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, including 2...Nf6 3 g3 and 2...Nf6 3 Bf4

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bf4 e6 4. e3 Be7 5. Bd3 O-O 6. Nbd2 b6 7. e4 dxe4 8.
Nxe4 Bb7 9. Qe2 Nbd7 10. O-O-O Rc8 11. h4 Nh5 12. Bd2 Bxe4 13. Bxe4 Ndf6 14. c3
Nxe4 15. Qxe4 Qd5 16. Qxd5 exd5 17. g4 Nf6 18. Ne5 c5 19. dxc5 Bxc5 20. f3 d4
21. Kb1 Bd6 22. cxd4 Bxe5 23. dxe5 Nd7 24. Bb4 Nc5 25. Rd6 Rfe8 26. Bc3 Re6 27.
Rhd1 Rce8 28. Kc2 Kf8 29. Rxe6 Rxe6 30. b4 Na4 31. Ba1 Ke7 32. f4 b5 33. Bd4 a6
34. Rc1 Nb6 35. Bc5+ Kd7 36. Kd3 Nc4 37. Ke4 Nd2+ 38. Kd5 Nc4 39. g5 g6 40. Rc2
Rc6 41. Ke4 Ke6 42. Bd6 Nxd6+ 0-1

Rangan-Krog Memphis Reserve, January 10, 2015, round 3 
French: Advance Variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. c3 Qb6 5. Nf3 Ne7 6. Bd3 Nec6 7. Bc2 Nd7 8. O-O
Be7 9. Re1 Qc7 10. Bf4 b6 11. Nbd2 Bb7 12. Nf1 Rc8 13. Ne3 cxd4 14. cxd4 Bb4
15. Rf1 Ba6 16. Bd3 Bxd3 17. Qxd3 f6 18. Rac1 O-O 19. Bg3 Qd8 20. Qb5 Ndb8 21.
a3 a6 22. Qd3 Be7 23. b4 b5 24. Rfd1 f5 25. Bf4 g5 26. Bg3 f4 27. Bxf4 gxf4 28.
Ng4 Kg7 29. Nf6 Bxf6 30. exf6+ Qxf6 31. h4 h6 32. Re1 Nd7 33. Qe2 Rfe8 34. Red1
Nb6 35. Ne5 Nxe5 36. dxe5 Qxh4 37. Qf3 Nc4 38. Re1 Rf8 39. g3 fxg3 40. Qxg3+
Qxg3+ 41. fxg3 Rf3 42. Kg2 Rcf8 43. Rf1 Ne3+ 0-1

Paxton-Kovalic City Championship 2015, January 10, 2015, round 3 
Caro-Kann: Advance Variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nc3 e6 5. g4 Bg6 6. Nge2 Be7 7. Be3 Nd7 8. Qd2
c5 9. O-O-O a6 10. Kb1 c4 11. f4 Nb6 12. Bg2 h5 13. f5 exf5 14. Nf4 Bb4 15. e6
Ne7 16. Qe2 Bxc3 17. bxc3 Na4 18. Ka1 Nxc3 19. Qd2 Qa5 0-1

Sichel-Horobetz City Championship 2015, January 10, 2015, round 3 
Closed Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Nge2 Nc6 5. Bg2 d6 6. d3 e6 7. Bd2 Nge7 8. Qc1
Nd4 9. Nxd4 cxd4 10. Nd1 d5 11. exd5 Nxd5 12. O-O O-O 13. c4 dxc3 14. bxc3 Nb6
15. Qc2 Qc7 16. Rb1 Bd7 17. Bf4 Qc8 18. c4 Ba4 19. Qe2 Rd8 20. Nb2 Bc6 21. Bh3
Qd7 22. Bg5 Re8 23. Rfc1 Qd6 24. Nd1 Nd7 25. Be3 Ne5 26. Bg2 Bxg2 27. Kxg2 Qxd3
28. Nc3 Qxc4 29. Qxc4 Nxc4 30. Rxb7 Nxe3+ 31. fxe3 Rec8 32. Rb3 Bxc3 33. Rbxc3
Rxc3 34. Rxc3 Rd8 35. Kf3 Rd7 36. a4 Kf8 37. h4 Ke7 38. g4 Kd6 39. a5 Rb7 40.
g5 Rb4 41. Rc8 Ra4 42. Rh8 Rxa5 43. Rxh7 Rf5+ 44. Kg4 a5 45. Rh8 Kc5 46. Rb8
Kc4 47. Rb7 a4 48. e4 Rf1 49. h5 gxh5+ 50. Kxh5 a3 51. Ra7 Kb3 52. Rb7+ Kc2 53.
Ra7 Kb2 54. Rb7+ Ka1 55. Kh6 a2 56. Kg7 e5 57. g6 fxg6 58. Kxg6 Rb1 59. Ra7 Rb5
0-1

Horobetz-Paxton City Championship 2015, January 10, 2015, round 2 
Sicilian Najdorf: 6 Be2

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. O-O
O-O 9. Be3 Be6 10. Bf3 Qc7 11. Qd2 Nbd7 12. Rfd1 Rac8 13. Rac1 Nc5 14. g3 b5
15. Nxc5 dxc5 16. Nd5 Bxd5 17. exd5 Ne8 18. c4 b4 19. g4 Nd6 20. Qe2 Qd8 21.
Bd2 Re8 22. a3 a5 23. axb4 axb4 24. Ra1 e4 25. Bg2 Bf6 26. Be3 Qe7 27. Ra5 Qe5
28. Rxc5 Qxb2 29. Qxb2 Bxb2 30. Rxc8 Rxc8 31. c5 Nc4 32. d6 Bf6 33. d7 1-0

Turner-Sichel City Championship 2015, January 10, 2015, round 2 
Scandinavian Defence

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nf3 Bg4 4. Nc3 Qd6 5. Bc4 Nf6 6. O-O c6 7. Re1 Nbd7 8.
h3 Bh5 9. d4 e6 10. Be3 Be7 11. a3 O-O 12. Be2 Nd5 13. Nxd5 exd5 14. Qd2 Nf6
15. Bf4 Qd8 16. Ne5 Ne4 17. Qd3 Bg6 18. Qe3 Bh4 19. g3 Bf6 20. Ng4 Re8 21. Bd3
Qd7 22. Bxe4 Rxe4 23. Qd2 Qf5 24. c3 Qh5 25. Kg2 Bf5 26. f3 Rxe1 27. Rxe1 Be6
28. Be5 Be7 29. Nf2 c5 30. g4 Qg6 31. dxc5 Bxc5 32. Nd3 Bb6 33. Re2 Re8 34. Nf4
Qb1 35. Bd4 Bxd4 36. Qxd4 Bd7 37. Rxe8+ Bxe8 38. Qe5 Qxb2+ 39. Kg3 Qb5 40. Nxd5
f6 41. Qe6+ Bf7 42. Ne7+ Kf8 43. Qd6 Qe8 44. Nc8+ Kg8 45. Nxa7 Qe1+ 46. Kf4 g5+
47. Kf5 Qxc3 48. Qxf6 Qxf3+ 49. Kxg5 h6+ 50. Qxh6 Qe3+ 0-1

Bansal-Kovalic City Championship 2015, January 10, 2015, round 2 
Queen's Gambit: Symmetrical and Baltic Defences

1. d4 d5 2. c4 Nf6 3. cxd5 Nxd5 4. e4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Be3 Nc6 7. h3 Bb4 8. Bd3
O-O 9. Nge2 e5 10. d5 Ne7 11. a3 Ba5 12. b4 Bb6 13. Bxb6 axb6 14. O-O c6 15.
dxc6 bxc6 16. Qc2 Qc7 17. Rfd1 Be6 18. Nc1 Rfc8 19. Be2 Ng6 20. Nd3 Ra7 21.
Rdc1 Qb7 22. f3 Ne8 23. Nb2 Nd6 24. Rd1 Qb8 25. Qd2 Rd7 26. Qe3 Bb3 27. Rd2
Rcd8 28. Nb1 Be6 29. Na4 Rb7 30. Kh2 Nf4 31. Nbc3 Nxe2 32. Nxe2 Rc8 33. Qf2 Nc4
34. Rc2 Rd8 35. Nec3 Rd3 36. Qe1 Rbd7 37. Nb2 Re3 38. Qc1 Red3 39. Nxd3 Rxd3
40. Nb1 b5 41. Nd2 Qd6 42. Nxc4 Bxc4 43. Qb2 f6 44. Qc1 h6 45. Qf1 Bb3 46. Rb2
Qd4 47. Qe2 Bc4 48. Qe1 Qxb2 49. a4 Rd2 50. Qg1 Rxg2+ 51. Qxg2 Qxa1 52. axb5
cxb5 53. Qg1 Qb2+ 54. Kh1 Qxb4 55. Qg4 Qe1+ 56. Kh2 Qd2+ 57. Kh1 Qd8 0-1

Krog-Tyler-Edgar Memphis Reserve, January 10, 2015, round 2 
Ruy Lopez: Möller defense

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Bc5 6. Qe2 O-O 7. c3 Re8 8.
d3 d6 9. h3 Bd7 10. Rd1 h6 11. Nbd2 Qc8 12. Nf1 d5 13. Be3 d4 14. Bxc6 dxe3
15. Bxd7 exf2+ 16. Kh1 Qxd7 17. Ne3 Nh5 18. Qxf2 Nf4 19. Nxe5 Nxh3 20. Qg3
Rxe5 21. Nf5 Nf2+ 22. Kh2 Rxf5 23. exf5 Bd6 0-1

Paxton-Puckett Memphis Reserve, January 10, 2015, round 2 
Slav Defence: 3 Nf3 sidelines

1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 g6 3. c4 c6 4. e3 Bg7 5. Qc2 Nf6 6. Bd3 O-O 7. O-O Na6 8. a3 c5
9. cxd5 cxd4 10. exd4 Bg4 11. Be2 Nxd5 12. Rd1 Rc8 13. Qb3 Nb6 14. Be3 Qd5 15.
Qd3 Nc4 16. Nc3 Qd7 17. Ne5 Nxe5 18. dxe5 Qxd3 19. Rxd3 Bxe2 20. Nxe2 Bxe5 21.
Bxa7 Bxb2 22. Rb1 Rfd8 23. Rb3 Rc2 24. g3 Be5 25. Re3 f6 26. Rxb7 Rd1+ 27. Kg2
Rdd2 28. Kf1 Nc7 29. Bb8 Nd5 30. Re4 Nc3 31. Bxe5 Nxe4 0-1

Sood-Abdi Memphis Reserve, January 10, 2015, round 2 
Four knights game

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Be2 Bc5 5. O-O O-O 6. d3 b6 7. Be3 d6 8.
Bxc5 dxc5 9. Nd5 Nd4 10. Nc3 Be6 11. a3 Qd6 12. Qd2 Ng4 13. Qd1 Rad8 14.
Nxd4 exd4 15. Nb5 Qxh2# 0-1

Pylant-Wilson Memphis Reserve, January 10, 2015, round 2 
Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 e5 4. Bg2 Nf6 5. Nge2 Be7 6. d3 O-O 7. O-O d6 8.
h3 Be6 9. f4 exf4 10. Nxf4 Qd7 11. Kh2 Rae8 12. Bd2 d5 13. exd5 Nxd5 14.
Ncxd5 Bxd5 15. Nxd5 Bd6 16. Bf4 Bxf4 17. Rxf4 Re6 18. Qd2 Rfe8 19. Rf2 Rg6
20. Raf1 Qd6 21. Qf4 Qxf4 22. Nxf4 Rg5 23. Bxc6 bxc6 24. Re2 Rxe2+ 25. Nxe2
Re5 26. Nc3 g6 27. Kg2 f5 28. Kf2 Kf7 29. Re1 Rxe1 30. Kxe1 Ke6 31. Ke2 Ke5
32. Ke3 h5 33. h4 Kf6 34. Kf4 Kf7 35. Na4 1-0

Nilsson-Biggs Memphis Reserve, January 10, 2015, round 2 
French: Unusual White 2nd moves

1. e4 e6 2. Qe2 c5 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. d3 Nf6 6. g3 d5 7. e5 Nd7 8. h4 d4
9. Nd1 b6 10. Bg2 Bb7 11. O-O Qc7 12. Bf4 O-O-O 13. a3 h6 14. Re1 g5 15. hxg5
hxg5 16. Nxg5 Bxg5 17. Bxg5 Rdg8 18. Bf4 Rh7 19. c4 Rgh8 20. f3 Nf8 21. Nf2 Ng6
22. Bg5 Ncxe5 23. f4 Bxg2 24. Kxg2 Qc6+ 25. Qe4 Rh2+ 26. Kf1 Rxf2+ 27. Kxf2
Qxe4 28. dxe4 Nd3+ 29. Kg2 Nxe1+ 30. Rxe1 Kb7 31. Bf6 Rg8 32. Kf3 Nf8 33. Rh1
Nd7 34. Rh7 Rf8 35. Be7 Re8 36. Rxf7 Ka6 37. Bd6 Rd8 38. e5 b5 39. Bc7 Nxe5+
40. fxe5 Re8 41. b3 Rg8 42. Rf6 Re8 43. g4 Kb7 44. Ba5 Re7 45. g5 Rh7 46. g6
Rh3+ 47. Kg2 Rxb3 48. g7 Ka6 49. Be1 bxc4 50. g8=Q c3 51. Qxe6+ Rb6 52. Qc4+
Ka5 53. Qxc5+ Rb5 54. Qxa7# 1-0

Sichel-Bansal City Championship 2015, January 10, 2015, round 1 
Closed Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 d6 5. Nge2 a6 6. d3 Qc7 7. Bg5 Nd7 8. Nd5
Qa5+ 9. Bd2 Qd8 10. O-O e6 11. Ne3 h6 12. f4 Nb6 13. f5 e5 14. Nc3 Bd7 15. Ncd5
Nxd5 16. Nxd5 Ne7 17. f6 Nxd5 18. fxg7 Bxg7 19. exd5 h5 20. Qf3 Qe7 21. Rae1 f6
22. b4 cxb4 23. Bxb4 b5 24. d4 Bg4 25. Qa3 Rd8 26. Qxa6 Qd7 27. dxe5 fxe5 28.
Be4 Rh6 29. Bd2 Rf6 30. Bg5 Qf7 31. Bxf6 Bxf6 32. Qxb5+ Bd7 33. Qd3 Ke7 34. Bg6
Qg7 35. Rxf6 1-0

Kovalic-Horobetz City Championship 2015, January 10, 2015, round 1 
Symmetrical English vs ...g6

1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Bg2 d6 6. O-O e5 7. a3 Nge7 8. b4 e4
9. Ng5 h6 10. Nh3 O-O 11. Rb1 f5 12. Nf4 Ne5 13. Qb3 g5 14. Nfd5 N7c6 15. Nb5
Rf7 16. Bb2 Be6 17. d3 a6 18. Bxe5 Nxe5 19. Nbc7 Rxc7 20. Nxc7 Qxc7 21. bxc5
dxc5 22. Qxb7 Qxb7 23. Rxb7 Rd8 24. Rb6 exd3 25. exd3 Bf7 26. Rd1 Bxc4 27. Rc1
Rxd3 28. Rb8+ Kh7 29. f4 gxf4 30. gxf4 Ng4 31. Rb7 Rxa3 32. Rxc4 Ra1+ 33. Bf1
Rxf1+ 34. Kxf1 Ne3+ 35. Ke2 Nxc4 36. Rc7 Na5 37. Rxc5 Nb3 38. Rc7 a5 39. Kd3
Kg6 40. Kc4 Nd2+ 41. Kb5 Nf3 42. Kxa5 Bd4 43. Rc2 Be3 44. Kb4 Bxf4 45. Rf2 Ne5
46. Kc3 Be3 47. Rg2+ Kf6 48. Rg3 f4 49. Rh3 Kg5 50. Kc2 h5 51. Kd1 Kg4 52. Rxe3
fxe3 53. Ke2 Nc4 0-1

Paxton-Turner City Championship 2015, January 10, 2015, round 1 
Ruy Lopez: Archangelsk and Möller Defences

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Bc5 5. O-O b5 6. Bb3 d6 7. c3 Nf6 8. d4
exd4 9. cxd4 Ba7 10. e5 dxe5 11. dxe5 Qxd1 12. Rxd1 Ng4 13. Bd5 Bb7 14. Nd4 Rd8
15. Nxc6 Bxf2+ 16. Kf1 Bxc6 17. Bxc6+ Ke7 18. Rxd8 Rxd8 19. Bf3 Be3 20. Nc3
Nxh2+ 21. Ke2 Bxc1 22. Rxc1 Nxf3 23. gxf3 Ke6 24. f4 Kf5 25. Ke3 c5 26. Ne4 c4
27. Nd6+ Ke6 28. f5+ Ke7 29. Ne4 Rd5 30. Kf4 g6 31. f6+ Kd7 32. Rc2 Rd4 33. Rd2
Rxd2 34. Nxd2 a5 35. a4 c3 36. bxc3 bxa4 37. Nc4 Ke6 38. Nxa5 a3 39. Nb3 h5 40.
Ke4 Kd7 41. Nc5+ Ke8 42. Kf4 a2 43. Nb3 h4 44. c4 Kd7 45. c5 g5+ 46. Kg4 Ke6
47. c6 1-0

Puckett-Sood Memphis Reserve, January 10, 2015, round 1 
Ruy Lopez: old Steinitz defense

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 d6 4. d4 Bd7 5. Be3 a6 6. Ba4 exd4 7. Nxd4 b5 8.
Bb3 Nf6 9. O-O Nxd4 10. Bxd4 c5 11. Bxf6 Qxf6 12. Bd5 Qxb2 13. c3 Qxa1 14.
Qc2 Be6 15. Nd2 Qxf1+ 16. Nxf1 Bxd5 17. exd5 Be7 18. Qe4 Ra7 19. a4 O-O 20.
Ng3 Bf6 21. Qd3 Rb8 22. f4 b4 23. Ne4 Bxc3 24. Kf1 Bd4 25. Nd2 Bc3 26. Nc4
Rd7 27. Ke2 Re7+ 28. Kd1 Rbe8 29. Nxd6 Re1+ 30. Kc2 R8e2+ 31. Kb3 Be5 32.
Qxa6 Bxd6 33. Qxd6 Rb1+ 34. Kc4 Rc1+ 35. Kd3 Re8 36. Kd2 Rc3 37. a5 Rc8 38.
a6 Ra3 39. Qb6 Kf8 40. Qb7 Ra2+ 41. Kd3 Ra3+ 42. Kc4 Rc3+ 43. Kb5 Re8 44. a7
b3 45. Kc6 c4 46. Qb4+ 1-0

Abdi-Paxton Memphis Reserve, January 10, 2015, round 1 
Sicilian defense

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 e5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. d3 Nf6 6. h3 O-O 7. Bg5 d6 8.
O-O Be6 9. Bxe6 fxe6 10. Qd2 d5 11. exd5 exd5 12. Rfe1 Qd6 13. Nb5 Qb8 14.
Qc3 d4 15. Qc4+ Kh8 16. Rad1 a6 17. Na3 Qd6 18. Nb1 b5 19. Qb3 Rfe8 20. Nbd2
Rac8 21. Nh4 Qd5 22. Qxd5 Nxd5 23. Ne4 Bxg5 24. Nxg5 Kg8 25. Nf5 h6 26. Nd6
hxg5 27. Nxc8 Rxc8 28. Re4 Kf7 29. Rg4 Kf6 30. Re1 Ncb4 31. Re2 Nxa2 32. Rg3
Nf4 33. Rf3 Ke6 34. Re4 Nb4 0-1

Thomas-Vargas Memphis Reserve, January 10, 2015, round 1 
Scotch: Schmidt variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Bg5 Bc5 6. c3 Be7 7. Nxc6 bxc6
8. Qc2 d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Bxe7 Qxe7+ 11. Qe2 Qxe2+ 12. Bxe2 O-O 13. O-O Re8
14. Bf3 Bb7 15. Nd2 Rad8 16. Rad1 Ne7 17. Ne4 Rxd1 18. Rxd1 Nc8 19. Nc5 Ba8
20. Na6 Bb7 21. Nxc7 Rf8 22. b4 a6 23. c4 Nb6 24. b5 Nxc4 25. bxa6 Ba8 26.
Nxa8 Rxa8 27. Bxc6 Rf8 28. a7 Nb6 29. Rb1 Rd8 30. g3 Na8 31. Rb8 1-0

Jones-Krog Memphis Reserve, January 10, 2015, round 1 
French defense

1. e4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Be2 d4 5. d3 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 Be7 7. O-O Nf6
8. c3 Nc6 9. cxd4 Nxd4 10. Nxd4 Qxd4 11. Nc3 O-O 12. Re1 Be6 13. Bf3 Qxd3
14. Bxb7 Rab8 15. Re3 Qd8 16. Bc6 Rxb2 17. Be1 Qxd1 18. Rxd1 Bc5 19. Re5 Bb6
20. h3 Bxa2 21. Nxa2 Rxa2 22. Rd2 Rxd2 23. Bxd2 Rd8 24. Bb4 Rd1+ 25. Kh2 h6
26. g4 Bxf2 27. Re7 Bb6 28. Ba4 Rd4 29. Bb3 Rxb4 30. Bxf7+ Kf8 0-1


She-Kormick Memphis Candidates 2015, January 04, 2015, round 5 
Caro-Kann defense

1. e4 c6 2. Nc3 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. d4 Bf5 5. Nf3 e6 6. a3 Bd6 7. Bg5 Ne7 8.
Bd3 f6 9. Bh4 Nbc6 10. Nb5 Bb8 11. Bg3 Bxg3 12. hxg3 a6 13. Nc3 Bg4 14. Be2
Bxf3 15. Bxf3 Qb6 16. Na4 Qxd4 17. Qxd4 Nxd4 18. O-O-O Nxf3 19. gxf3 b5 20.
Nc5 Kf7 21. Rhe1 e5 22. c3 Ra7 23. Nd3 Nc6 24. Nc5 Rd8 25. b4 f5 26. Kc2 Kf6
27. Nd3 Rd6 28. Rd2 Rc7 29. Nc5 Nb8 30. Red1 Nd7 31. Rxd5 Rxd5 32. Rxd5 Nxc5
33. Rxc5 Rxc5 34. bxc5 Ke6 35. Kd3 Kd5 36. c6 Kxc6 37. f4 exf4 38. Kd4 fxg3
39. fxg3 Kd6 40. Ke3 Ke5 41. Kf3 h5 0-1

Sichel-Kothapalle Memphis Candidates 2015, January 04, 2015, round 5 
Vienna game

1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. d3 h6 5. Be3 Bxe3 6. fxe3 d6 7. Nf3 O-O 8.
O-O Be6 9. Bb3 Nbd7 10. Qe1 Nc5 11. h3 Bxb3 12. axb3 Re8 13. Nh4 Ncd7 14.
Nf5 Nf8 15. Qh4 N8d7 16. Rf3 Kh7 17. Rg3 Rg8 18. Rxg7+ 1-0

Sytnytsky-Nilsson Memphis Candidates 2015, January 04, 2015, round 5 
King's Indian, 3.Nf3

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 d6 6. O-O Nbd7 7. Nbd2 e5 8.
dxe5 dxe5 9. b4 Re8 10. e4 a5 11. b5 b6 12. Bb2 Bb7 13. Re1 Qe7 14. a4 Rad8
15. Qe2 Nh5 16. Ba3 Qe6 17. Ng5 Qf6 18. Ngf3 Bf8 19. Nb3 Bxa3 20. Rxa3 Qe7
21. Qb2 Qb4 22. Qc1 f6 23. Re3 Ng7 24. Bh3 Ne6 25. Bxe6+ Rxe6 26. Ra2 Nc5
27. Nxc5 Qxc5 28. Rd2 Red6 29. Qc3 Rxd2 30. Nxd2 Qb4 31. Qxb4 axb4 32. Nb3
Rd1+ 33. Kg2 f5 34. f3 f4 35. Re2 Rd3 36. Rb2 Rc3 37. a5 Rxc4 38. a6 Ba8 39.
Rd2 Rc3 40. Rd8+ Kg7 41. Rxa8 Rxb3 42. Rc8 Ra3 43. Rxc7+ Kh6 44. gxf4 b3 45.
Rc1 Ra5 46. fxe5 Rxb5 47. e6 Kg7 48. Rb1 Ra5 49. Rxb3 Rxa6 50. e5 Kf8 51.
Rd3 Ke7 52. Rd6 Ra2+ 53. Kg3 Rb2 54. h4 b5 55. f4 b4 56. Rb6 b3 57. h5 Rb1
58. hxg6 hxg6 59. Kf2 b2 60. Ke2 Rh1 61. Rb7+ Kxe6 62. Rb6+ Kf5 63. Rf6+ Ke4
64. Rb6 b1=Q 65. Rxb1 Rxb1 0-1

Dodge-Bansal Memphis Candidates 2015, January 04, 2015, round 4 
King's Indian: London system

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bf4 Bg7 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 d6 6. h3 Nbd7 7. Nbd2 Re8 8.
O-O e5 9. dxe5 dxe5 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bxf6 Nxf6 12. Qe2 e4 13. Bc4 exf3 14.
Nxf3 c6 15. Rad1 Qc7 16. Nh4 Be6 17. Rd2 Bxc4 18. Qxc4 Re4 19. Rd4 Rxd4 20.
exd4 Nd5 21. a4 Qb6 22. b3 Qxd4 23. Qxd4 Bxd4 24. c4 Nf6 25. Re1 Re8 26. Rd1
Bc3 27. Kf1 Bb4 28. Nf3 Kg7 29. Ne1 Rxe1+ 30. Rxe1 Bxe1 31. Kxe1 Ne4 32. f3
Nc5 0-1

Nilsson-Kothapalle Memphis Candidates 2015, January 04, 2015, round 4 
English: symmetrical variation

1. c4 c5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 e6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. O-O O-O 6. b3 d6 7. Bb2 Bd7 8.
Nc3 Bc6 9. Qc2 Nbd7 10. Rfd1 e5 11. e4 Re8 12. h3 Nf8 13. Nd5 Nxd5 14. cxd5
Bd7 15. a4 Qc8 16. Kh2 Ng6 17. d3 Rf8 18. Bc1 f5 19. Qe2 f4 20. gxf4 exf4
21. Bb2 Nh4 22. Nxh4 Bxh4 23. Qf3 Bf6 24. d4 cxd4 25. Rac1 Qd8 26. Bxd4 Bxd4
27. Rxd4 Rc8 28. Rxc8 Bxc8 29. Rc4 Bd7 30. Qh5 g6 31. Qh6 f3 32. Bf1 b5 33.
axb5 Bxb5 34. Rc1 Qb6 35. Qe3 Qxe3 36. fxe3 Bxf1 37. Rxf1 Re8 38. Kg3 Rxe4
39. Kxf3 Rb4 40. Ra1 Rb7 41. Ra6 Rd7 42. Ke4 Kf7 43. Kd4 Kf6 44. e4 Ke7 45.
e5 dxe5+ 46. Kxe5 Rb7 47. h4 Rd7 48. Rc6 Rb7 49. d6+ Kd8 50. Ke6 Rxb3 51.
Rc7 Re3+ 52. Kf6 Rd3 53. Ke5 Re3+ 54. Kd4 Rh3 55. Rxh7 a5 56. Ke4 a4 57. Kf4
a3 58. Kg4 Rd3 59. Ra7 Rxd6 60. Rxa3 Ke7 61. Kg5 Kf7 62. Ra7+ Kg8 63. Rb7
Re6 64. Kh6 Rf6 65. Rb4 Re6 66. Rg4 Kh8 67. Rf4 Kg8 68. Ra4 Rf6 69. Ra7 Rf7
70. Ra6 Rh7+ 71. Kg5 Rg7 72. Rxg6 Rxg6+ 73. Kxg6 Kh8 74. h5 Kg8 75. h6 Kh8
76. h7 1/2-1/2

Paxton-Kormick Memphis Candidates 2015, January 04, 2015, round 4 
Caro-Kann: advance variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nc3 e6 5. g4 Bg6 6. Nge2 Bb4 7. h4 Be4 8. Rh3
h5 9. Ng3 Bxc2 10. Qxc2 hxg4 11. Bg5 Qb6 12. Rh1 Qxd4 13. Be2 Qxe5 14. O-O-O
Bxc3 15. bxc3 Nf6 16. Rhe1 Nbd7 17. Bxg4 Qxe1 18. Rxe1 Nxg4 19. Nf5 Kf8 20.
Nd4 Re8 21. Rg1 Ngf6 22. f3 Nc5 23. Qg2 Nh5 24. Be3 Nd3+ 25. Kc2 Ne5 26. Ne2
b6 27. Nf4 g6 28. Nd3 Nxd3 29. Kxd3 c5 30. Kc2 Rh7 31. a4 Rc8 32. f4 Nf6 33.
f5 exf5 34. Bg5 Ne4 35. Rd1 f6 36. Bc1 a5 37. Rxd5 Rxh4 38. Rxf5 Nd6 39.
Rxf6+ Ke7 40. Bg5 Rh2 41. Qxh2 Ne4 42. Qe5+ 1-0

Turner-Sichel  Memphis Candidates 2015, January 04, 2015, round 4 
Robatsch (modern) defense

1. e4 g6 2. Nf3 Bg7 3. Bc4 d6 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 Nc6 6. h3 Na5 7. Bb3 Nxb3 8.
axb3 O-O 9. Nc3 Bd7 10. Be3 a6 11. Qd2 Re8 12. Bh6 Qc8 13. Bxg7 Kxg7 14. Nh2
c6 15. f4 Qc7 16. Nd1 Rf8 17. Ne3 Ng8 18. f5 f6 19. fxg6 hxg6 20. Rf3 d5 21.
exd5 cxd5 22. Nxd5 Qc5+ 23. Ne3 Bc6 24. Rg3 f5 25. d4 Qd6 26. Rg5 Rad8 27.
Rf1 Be4 28. c3 b5 29. h4 e6 30. h5 Ne7 31. Qf2 Rh8 32. g4 Rdf8 33. Qh4 fxg4
34. Qxg4 Bf5 35. Qg2 Kf7 36. Nxf5 gxf5 37. Nf3 Ke8 38. Ne5 Rfg8 39. h6 Qd5
40. Rxg8+ 1-0

Sytnytsky-Tyler-Edgar  Memphis Candidates 2015, January 04, 2015, round 4 
Ruy Lopez: modern Steinitz defense

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 d6 5. d4 b5 6. Bb3 Bg4 7. Bd5 Nge7 8.
Bxf7+ Kd7 9. dxe5 Nxe5 10. Nxe5+ 1-0

Beatty-Kovalic  Memphis Candidates 2015, January 04, 2015, round 4 
Réti: King's Indian attack (Barcza system)

1. g3 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bg2 Bf5 4. O-O e6 5. d3 Bd6 6. Nh4 Bg6 7. c4 c6 8.
Bg5 Nbd7 9. Qd2 Qb6 10. a3 Nc5 11. b4 Nb3 12. Qc3 Nxa1 13. c5 d4 14. Qxa1
Bxc5 15. bxc5 Qxc5 16. Bxf6 gxf6 17. Nd2 O-O-O 18. Qb2 Rd7 19. Rc1 Qb6 20.
Qxb6 axb6 21. Nc4 Kc7 22. a4 Ra8 23. Rb1 Ra6 24. Bf3 Rd8 25. Nb2 Ra5 26.
Nxg6 hxg6 27. Rc1 Rda8 28. Rc4 b5 29. axb5 Rxb5 30. Na4 e5 31. Nc5 f5 32.
Kg2 Ra3 33. Nxb7 e4 34. dxe4 Rc3 35. Rxd4 fxe4 36. Rxe4 Rxb7 37. h4 Kd6 38.
h5 gxh5 39. Bxh5 c5 40. Rf4 Ke6 41. Re4+ Kf6 42. Rf4+ Kg7 43. Bf3 Rc7 44.
Bd5 c4 45. e3 Rc1 46. Kf3 c3 47. Rc4 Rxc4 48. Bxc4 Rd1 49. Bb3 Rd2 50. e4 c2 0-1

She-Jones Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 3 
Four knights: Italian variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. d3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 d5 7. exd5
Nxd5 8. Bd2 O-O 9. h3 Re8 10. O-O Nb6 11. Bb3 h6 12. Re1 Qd6 13. Be3 Qg6 14.
Kh2 Bf5 15. Nh4 Qf6 16. Nxf5 Qxf5 17. d4 exd4 18. cxd4 Rad8 19. c3 Na5 20.
Bc2 Qf6 21. Qd3 Re6 22. Rab1 c5 23. Qh7+ Kf8 24. dxc5 Nbc4 25. Bd4 Qg5 26.
Rxe6 fxe6 27. Qh8+ Kf7 28. Qh7 Na3 29. Re1 Nc6 30. Be3 Qf6 31. Bb3 Qxc3 32.
Bxh6 Qxe1 33. Qxg7+ Ke8 34. Qf8+ Kd7 35. Qf7+ Ne7 36. Ba4+ Kc8 37. Qxe7 Qxf2
38. Qxe6+ Kb8 39. Qe5+ Ka8 40. c6 b6 41. c7 Qh4 42. Bc6# 1-0

Kovalic-Sood Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 3 
King's Indian: fianchetto, Yugoslav, 7.O-O

1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 Nf6 5. O-O d6 6. d4 O-O 7. Nc3 Nc6 8. e4
cxd4 9. Nxd4 Nxd4 10. Qxd4 Nd7 11. Qe3 Ne5 12. b3 Be6 13. Bd2 Qd7 14. Rad1
Bh3 15. Nd5 Bxg2 16. Kxg2 e6 17. Nf4 Qc6 18. Bb4 Rfd8 19. Rd2 Ng4 20. Qe2
Nf6 21. f3 Bh6 22. Rfd1 Bxf4 23. gxf4 Nh5 24. Qe3 d5 25. cxd5 exd5 26. Rxd5
Rxd5 27. Rxd5 Re8 28. Rd6 Qc2+ 29. Rd2 Qc6 30. e5 f6 31. Bd6 fxe5 32. fxe5
b6 33. Qd4 Ng7 34. Qc4+ Qxc4 35. bxc4 Nf5 36. c5 bxc5 37. Bxc5 Rxe5 38. Bxa7
Ne3+ 39. Kf2 Nc4 40. Rc2 Na3 41. Rc8+ Kf7 42. Rc7+ Kg8 43. Bd4 Rd5 44. Bc3
Nb5 45. Rc8+ Kf7 46. Bb4 Nd6 47. Rc5 Rxc5 48. Bxc5 Nc4 49. a4 Na5 50. Bb4
Nc6 51. Bc3 Nb8 52. a5 Na6 53. Ke3 Ke6 54. Kd4 Kd6 55. Kc4 Kc6 56. Bd4 Nb8
57. Be3 Na6 58. Kd4 Kd6 59. Bd2 Kd7 60. Ke5 Ke7 61. Bg5+ Kf7 62. Kd6 Ke8 63.
Kc6 Nb8+ 64. Kb7 Nd7 65. Be3 1-0

Paxton-Nilsson Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 3 
King's Indian, 3.Nf3

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. d4 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 d6 6. b3 Nbd7 7. Bb2 Re8 8.
d5 Nc5 9. O-O e5 10. dxe6 Bxe6 11. Re1 Qe7 12. Qc2 Rad8 13. e4 Qf8 14. Nc3
Nxd3 15. Qxd3 Nd7 16. h3 Ne5 17. Nxe5 Bxe5 18. Qe2 Qg7 19. Rab1 Bxc3 20.
Bxc3 Qxc3 21. Qe3 Qxe3 22. Rxe3 Bd7 23. Rd1 f6 24. f3 Bc6 25. Red3 Re5 26.
b4 Rde8 27. b5 Bd7 28. Ra3 Ra8 29. b6 cxb6 30. Rxd6 Bc6 31. Rxf6 Kg7 32. Rd6
Kf7 33. Kf2 Ke7 34. Rd4 Ra5 35. Rxa5 bxa5 36. Ke3 Rc8 37. Kd3 g5 38. g4 Ke6
39. Ke3 b6 40. Rd2 Bb7 41. Rd4 Rf8 42. Rd2 Ba6 43. c5 Rc8 44. Rd6+ Ke7 45.
Rh6 Rxc5 46. Rxh7+ Ke6 47. Rxa7 Rc3+ 48. Kd2 Rd3+ 49. Ke2 Bc4 50. Rc7 Bb5
51. Ke1 Kd6 52. Rf7 Re3+ 53. Kd2 Re2+ 54. Kc3 Rxa2 55. Rf6+ Kc7 56. Rf7+ Kd8
57. Kb3 a4+ 58. Kxa2 Bc4+ 59. Ka3 Bxf7 60. Kxa4 Bc4 61. Kb4 b5 62. Kc3 Ke7
63. Kd4 Ke6 64. e5 Bd5 65. h4 gxh4 66. f4 h3 67. f5+ Ke7 68. Kxd5 h2 69. f6+
Kf7 70. e6+ Kxf6 71. g5+ Ke7 0-1

Biggs-Sansom  Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 3 
QGD Slav defense

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Nbd7 5. g3 e6 6. Bg2 h6 7. Bf4 Be7 8.
Nf3 dxc4 9. O-O O-O 10. e4 Nb6 11. e5 Nfd5 12. Nxd5 cxd5 13. a4 a5 14. Rc1
Bd7 15. Qd2 Bb4 16. Qe3 Nxa4 17. Bxh6 Nxb2 18. Rc2 c3 19. Bxg7 Kxg7 20. Qf4
Qe7 21. Qg4+ Kh8 22. Qh5+ Kg7 23. Qg4+ Kh8 24. Ng5 Rg8 25. f4 Kg7 26. Nxe6+
Kh6 27. Qh3+ Kg6 28. f5# 1-0

Sichel-Paxton  Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 3 
Closed Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. g3 Nc6 4. Bg2 g6 5. Nge2 Bg7 6. d3 e6 7. Bd2 Nge7 8. Qc1 Nd4 9. Nxd4 cxd4 10.
Ne2 O-O 11. Bh6 Nc6 12. h4 Bxh6 13. Qxh6 Qf6 14. h5 Qg7 15. Qd2 e5 16. O-O-O
Be6 17. Kb1 a5 18. Bh3 b5 19. f4 f5 20. hxg6 hxg6 21. exf5 gxf5 22. Bg2 Rfc8
23. Rh5 Bxa2+ 24. Ka1 Bf7 25. Rxf5 Bg6 26. Bd5+ 1-0

Kothapalle-Beatty   Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 3 
Old Benoni defense

1. d4 c5 2. d5 e5 3. c4 d6 4. e4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Be7 6. Bd3 O-O 7. Nge2 Ne8 8.
O-O Bg5 9. f3 f5 10. f4 exf4 11. Bxf4 Nd7 12. b3 Bxf4 13. Nxf4 Ne5 14. Bc2
g5 15. Nd3 f4 16. Nxe5 dxe5 17. Qd3 Nd6 1/2-1/2

Bansal-Sytnytsky   Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 3 
QGD semi-Slav

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. Bg5 Bb4 6. e3 Bxc3+ 7. bxc3 Nbd7
8. Qc2 Qa5 9. Nd2 h6 10. Bh4 g5 11. Bg3 Nh5 12. cxd5 Nxg3 13. hxg3 cxd5 14.
Nf3 g4 15. Nh4 h5 16. f3 Nf6 17. Bd3 Qc7 18. f4 Ne4 19. Bxe4 dxe4 20. Kd2 f5
21. Ng6 Rh6 22. Ne5 Bd7 23. Rab1 b6 24. Qb3 Rc8 1/2-1/2

Kormick-Randle   Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 3 
Philidor's defense

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 Bg4 4. dxe5 Bxf3 5. Qxf3 dxe5 6. Bc4 Qf6 7. Qb3 b6
8. Bg5 Qg6 9. Nd2 Be7 10. Bxe7 Nxe7 11. O-O-O O-O 12. Nf3 Nbc6 13. Qe3 Na5
14. Nxe5 Nxc4 15. Nxc4 Rad8 16. g3 Nc6 17. f3 Qe6 18. b3 Qf6 19. c3 b5 20.
Na3 b4 21. Nb1 bxc3 22. Nxc3 Nb4 23. Kb2 Rxd1 24. Rxd1 Re8 25. e5 Qg6 26.
Ne4 Kh8 27. Qxa7 Qc6 28. Qc5 Qb7 29. a3 Na6 30. Qd5 1-0

Puckett-Turner   Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 3 
Pirc Defence: Miscellaneous Systems

1. e4 d6 2. Bc4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. Nge2 Nf6 5. d4 O-O 6. h3 c6 7. Nf4 b5 8. Bd3 b4 
9. Nb1 Bb7 10. c3 a5 11. a3 c5 12. d5 Ba6 13. O-O c4 14. Be2 Nxe4 15. axb4 axb4 
16. cxb4 c3 17. Bxa6 cxb2 18. Bxb2 Bxb2 19. Ra2 Be5 20. Qe2 Bxf4 21. Qxe4 Rxa6 
22. Rxa6 Nxa6 23. Qxf4 Qb6 24. Nc3 Nxb4 25. Qe4 Qc5 26. Rb1 Qxc3 27. Rxb4 Rc8 
28. g3 Qe5 29. Qxe5 dxe5 30. Re4 f6 31. f4 Rc1+ 32. Kf2 Rd1 33. fxe5 f5 34. Re3 Rxd5 
35. h4 Kf7 36. Kf3 Ke6 37. Kf4 h6 38. Re2 Rd4+ 39. Kf3 Kd5 40. e6 Re4 41. Rxe4 fxe4+ 42. Ke3
Ke5 43. g4 Kd5 44. Kf4 g5+ 45. hxg5 hxg5+ 46. Kxg5 e3 47. Kg6 e2 48. Kg7 e1=Q
49. g5 Kxe6 50. g6 Qe5+ 51. Kg8 Kf6 52. g7 Kg6 53. Kf8 Qxg7+ 0-1


Paxton-Arnao Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 2 
French: Tarrasch, closed variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. Bd3 c5 6. c3 Nc6 7. Ne2 Qb6 8.
Nf3 f6 9. exf6 Nxf6 10. O-O cxd4 11. Nexd4 Nxd4 12. cxd4 Bd6 13. Re1 O-O 14.
Ng5 Bd7 15. Qc2 g6 16. Bxg6 hxg6 17. Qxg6+ Kh8 18. Re3 e5 19. dxe5 Qd4 20.
Nf3 Qd1+ 21. Re1 Qxe1+ 22. Nxe1 Be8 23. Qh6+ Nh7 24. Qxd6 Bc6 25. e6 Rf6 26.
Qe5 Re8 27. Bg5 Rxe6 28. Bxf6+ Rxf6 29. Nd3 Kg7 30. Nf4 Kf7 31. Re1 1-0

Sansom-She Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 2 
QGD Slav defense

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bf4 dxc4 5. e3 Bf5 6. Bxc4 e6 7. Nf3 Bb4 8.
O-O h6 9. Qb3 Qb6 10. a3 Bc5 11. dxc5 Qxb3 12. Bxb3 O-O 13. Nd4 Bg6 14. Rad1
Nbd7 15. Bd6 Rfe8 16. Rfe1 e5 17. Nf3 Bh5 18. e4 b6 19. cxb6 axb6 20. Ba4 b5
21. Nxb5 cxb5 22. Bxb5 Re6 23. Bxd7 Nxd7 24. Bb4 Nb6 25. Rd6 Rxd6 26. Bxd6
Nc4 27. Bxe5 Bxf3 28. Bxg7 Kxg7 29. gxf3 Nxb2 30. Kg2 Rxa3 31. Re3 Rxe3 32.
fxe3 Nc4 33. Kf2 Kf6 34. f4 Ke6 35. Kf3 Kf6 36. h4 h5 37. Ke2 Ke6 38. Kd3
Nd6 39. Kd4 f6 40. f5+ Nxf5+ 41. exf5+ Kxf5 42. Kd5 Kg4 43. Ke6 Kxh4 44.
Kxf6 Kg3 45. e4 h4 46. e5 h3 47. e6 h2 48. e7 h1=Q 49. e8=Q Qf1+ 50. Ke7
Qe1+ 51. Kd8 Qxe8+ 52. Kxe8 1/2-1/2

Turner-Bansal Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 2 
Sicilian defense

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. d3 e6 5. Be2 d5 6. exd5 exd5 7. d4 h6 8.
O-O cxd4 9. Nxd4 Bc5 10. Be3 Bxd4 11. Bxd4 Be6 12. Bxf6 gxf6 13. Re1 a6 14.
Bg4 Ne7 15. Bxe6 fxe6 16. Rxe6 Kf7 17. Re1 Qd7 18. Qh5+ Kg7 19. Nxd5 Nxd5
20. Rad1 Rad8 21. c4 Qf7 22. Qxf7+ Kxf7 23. Rxd5 Rxd5 24. cxd5 Rd8 25. Rd1
Ke7 26. d6+ Rxd6 27. Rxd6 Kxd6 28. Kf1 b5 29. Ke2 Ke5 30. Ke3 a5 31. h3 a4
32. f4+ Kd5 33. Kd3 h5 34. g4 hxg4 35. hxg4 Kd6 36. Kd4 Kc6 37. g5 fxg5 38.
fxg5 Kd6 39. g6 Ke7 40. Kc5 Kf6 41. Kxb5 a3 42. bxa3 Kxg6 43. a4 1-0

Nilsson-Sood Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 2 
English opening

1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 Bc5 4. Nc3 d6 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. O-O Bf5 7. d3 O-O 8.
Bg5 h6 9. Bh4 Be6 10. Ne4 Bf5 11. Nxf6+ gxf6 12. Nd2 Kg7 13. Ne4 Bxe4 14.
Bxe4 Qd7 15. e3 Ne7 16. Qf3 Qe6 17. g4 Ng6 18. Bg3 c6 19. Rfd1 Rad8 20. d4
exd4 21. exd4 Bb6 22. d5 cxd5 23. Bxd5 Qd7 24. Bxb7 Ne5 25. Bxe5 fxe5 26.
Be4 Bd4 27. Rab1 Qe6 28. b3 Qf6 29. Qg3 Rg8 30. Rd3 Kf8 31. Rf3 Qg5 32. h3
h5 33. Rf5 Qh6 34. Kg2 hxg4 35. hxg4 Qg7 36. g5 Ke7 37. Bd5 Rdf8 38. Rh1 Rh8
39. Re1 Qg6 40. Rf6 Qh5 41. f4 Kd7 42. f5 Rhg8 43. g6 Rg7 44. Bxf7 Qh6 45.
Be6+ Ke7 46. Rxf8 Qd2+ 47. Kf1 Kxf8 48. Re2 Qc1+ 49. Kg2 Qg1+ 50. Kh3 Qf1+
51. Rg2 Qh1+ 52. Kg4 Qd1+ 53. Qf3 Qxf3+ 54. Kxf3 Ke7 55. Re2 Kf6 56. Kg4 Rb7
57. Rh2 a5 58. Rh8 0-1

Paxton-Kovalic Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 2 
QGD Slav: Breyer variation

1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Nbd2 Bf5 5. g3 e6 6. Bg2 Na6 7. a3 Qa5 8.
O-O Nb4 9. Nb3 Qa6 10. axb4 Qxc4 11. Bd2 Bc2 12. Qc1 Bxb3 13. Qxc4 Bxc4 14.
Rfe1 Ne4 15. Bc3 f6 16. Nd2 Nxd2 17. Bxd2 a6 18. Rac1 Kd7 19. e4 Bd6 20. Re3
Bb5 21. Rce1 Rhe8 22. exd5 cxd5 23. Bh3 f5 24. Bc3 Rac8 25. f4 g6 26. Bf1
Bxf1 27. Kxf1 Rc4 28. b3 Rxc3 29. Rxc3 Bxb4 30. Rec1 Bxc3 31. Rxc3 Rc8 32.
Rxc8 Kxc8 33. Ke2 Kc7 34. Kd3 Kc6 35. Kc3 Kb5 36. b4 b6 37. Kb3 a5 38. bxa5
bxa5 39. Ka3 a4 40. Kb2 Kb4 41. Ka2 a3 42. Kb1 Kb3 43. Ka1 Kc3 44. Ka2 Kxd4
45. Kxa3 Kc3 0-1

Beatty-Kormick  Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 2 
Réti: King's Indian attack

1. g3 d5 2. Nf3 c5 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. O-O e5 5. d3 Bd6 6. e4 d4 7. Nbd2 Nge7 8.
Nc4 Ng6 9. Nxd6+ Qxd6 10. Nd2 O-O 11. f4 f5 12. Nc4 Qc7 13. Qh5 b5 14. Nxe5
Ngxe5 15. fxe5 g6 16. Qh4 Bb7 17. Bh6 Rfe8 18. exf5 Nxe5 19. fxg6 Nxg6 20.
Qf6 Bxg2 21. Kxg2 Qb7+ 22. Kg1 Re2 23. Rf2 Rxf2 24. Qxf2 Qf7 25. Rf1 Qxf2+
26. Rxf2 Ne5 27. Bf4 Nf7 28. Re2 Kf8 29. Kf2 Re8 30. Rxe8+ Kxe8 31. Kf3 Ke7
32. g4 Ke6 33. Ke4 Nd8 34. h4 Nc6 35. c3 dxc3 36. bxc3 a5 37. Bd2 Ne5 38. g5
b4 39. cxb4 axb4 40. d4 cxd4 41. Bxb4 Nc6 42. Bd2 Kd6 43. h5 1-0

Smith-Sichel   Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 2 
King's Indian: 6.Be2

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 d6 5. e4 O-O 6. Be2 c6 7. Bf4 Nbd7 8.
O-O Nh5 9. Bg3 Nxg3 10. hxg3 e5 11. d5 Qc7 12. Rc1 a5 13. a4 Nc5 14. Qd2 Nb3
15. Qd1 Nxc1 16. Qxc1 Qe7 17. Nh2 f5 18. f3 fxe4 19. fxe4 Bd7 20. Nf3 h6 21.
Qe3 c5 22. Nh4 Kh7 23. Nb5 Rxf1+ 24. Kxf1 Rf8+ 25. Ke1 h5 26. Qg1 Qg5 27.
Nf3 Qc1+ 28. Bd1 Bh6 29. Nxd6 Bxa4 30. Ke2 Qxb2+ 31. Kd3 Rxf3+ 0-1

Cole-Beatty  Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 1 
King's Indian: Early deviations for White, including Smyslov System

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. Nc3 O-O 5. Bf4 d6 6. e3 c6 7. Bd3 Qa5 8. Qc2
Na6 9. a3 Nb4 10. Qb1 Nxd3+ 11. Qxd3 Bf5 12. Qd2 Rfe8 13. b4 Qd8 14. O-O Bg4
15. Qe2 e5 16. dxe5 dxe5 17. Bg5 e4 18. Qd2 exf3 19. Qxd8 Raxd8 20. Rad1 fxg2
21. Rxd8 gxf1=Q+ 22. Kxf1 Rxd8 23. Kg2 Rd3 24. Bxf6 Rxc3 25. Bxc3 Bxc3 26. Kg3
Be6 27. c5 Bb2 28. a4 Ba3 29. b5 cxb5 30. axb5 Bxc5 31. Kf3 a5 32. bxa6 bxa6
0-1

Puckett-Sansom  Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 1 
Closed Ruy Lopez

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Nc3 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. d3
d6 9. h3 Na5 10. Be3 Nxb3 11. axb3 c5 12. Nxb5 Bxh3 13. Nxd6 Bxg2 14. Kxg2 Bxd6
15. Bg5 h6 16. Bh4 g5 17. Nxg5 Nxe4 18. Nxe4 Qxh4 19. Rh1 Qf4 20. Nxd6 f5 21.
Qh5 Rf6 22. Ne8 1-0

Biggs-Turner  Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 1 
1 d4 d5: Unusual lines

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Bf4 Nf6 4. e3 c6 5. a3 Qa5+ 6. Nd2 Nbd7 7. Ngf3 Be7 8. Bd3
dxc4 9. Bxc4 b5 10. Bd3 c5 11. b4 cxb4 12. axb4 Qxb4 13. O-O a6 14. Ne5 Bb7 15.
Nxd7 Nxd7 16. Be4 Bxe4 17. Nxe4 O-O 18. Qf3 Nf6 19. Nxf6+ Bxf6 20. g4 Qe7 21.
Rac1 e5 22. Bg3 exd4 23. exd4 Bxd4 24. Rfe1 Qf6 25. Qe4 Bc3 26. Re3 Bd2 27. Be5
Qg6 28. Rd1 Bxe3 29. Qxe3 Qxg4+ 30. Bg3 Qxd1+ 31. Kg2 Qd5+ 32. Kg1 Rfe8 33. Qc1
Rac8 34. Qf1 Qf3 35. h4 Rcd8 36. Kh2 Rd1 37. Qg2 Qxg2+ 38. Kxg2 b4 39. Bc7 b3
40. Ba5 b2 41. Bc3 b1=Q 42. Ba5 Qg6+ 43. Kf3 Rd3+ 44. Kf4 Re4# 0-1

Tyler-Edgar-Nilsson  Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 1 
King's Indian: fianchetto, classical variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 O-O 5. g3 d6 6. Bg2 Nbd7 7. O-O e5 8.
Qc2 h6 9. dxe5 dxe5 10. Rd1 c6 11. Nxe5 Qa5 12. Nf3 Nb6 13. a3 Nxc4 14. b3
Nb6 15. b4 Qh5 16. Bb2 Nc4 17. Rd4 Nxb2 18. Qxb2 Nd5 19. Rh4 Bxc3 20. Qxc3
Qxh4 21. Nxh4 Nxc3 0-1

Kormick-Jones  Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 1 
Ruy Lopez: old Steinitz defense

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 d6 4. d4 a6 5. Bxc6+ bxc6 6. dxe5 Bg4 7. Bf4 dxe5
8. Qxd8+ Rxd8 9. Bxe5 Bxf3 10. gxf3 Rc8 11. Nd2 Ne7 12. Nb3 Ng6 13. Bg3 Be7
14. h4 O-O 15. h5 Nh8 16. O-O-O f6 17. Rd7 Bd8 18. Nc5 Rf7 19. Rhd1 Be7 20.
Nxa6 Ra8 21. Nxc7 Rxa2 22. Kb1 Ra7 23. Ne6 Ra8 24. Bd6 Bxd6 25. R1xd6 Rxd7
26. Rxd7 Nf7 27. Rc7 Ne5 28. Rxg7+ Kh8 29. Rg3 Rg8 30. f4 Nd7 31. Rxg8+ Kxg8
32. Nd4 c5 33. Nf5 Kf7 34. Ka2 Ke6 35. Kb3 Nb6 36. Ne3 Kd6 37. Nc4+ Nxc4 38.
Kxc4 h6 39. c3 Ke6 40. Kxc5 f5 41. e5 Ke7 42. Kb6 Kd7 43. Kb7 Ke7 44. c4 Kd7
45. b4 Ke7 46. Kc7 Ke8 47. b5 Ke7 48. b6 Ke8 49. b7 Ke7 50. b8=Q 1-0

Sood-Paxton   Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 1 
Sicilian: Najdorf, Byrne (English) attack

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e5 7. Nf3 Qc7 8.
Qd2 h6 9. Bd3 Be6 10. O-O Nbd7 11. Qe2 b5 12. a3 Be7 13. Qd2 Nb6 14. b3 O-O
15. Bxh6 gxh6 16. Qxh6 Qxc3 17. Ng5 Qc8 18. f4 Nbd7 19. f5 Bxb3 20. cxb3 Re8
21. Be2 Bf8 22. Qh3 Qc5+ 23. Kh1 Bg7 24. Bh5 Re7 25. b4 Qc2 26. Bf3 Qd2 27.
Qg3 Rc8 28. Rfd1 Qc3 29. Qe1 Qxe1+ 30. Rxe1 Nb6 31. Bd1 Nc4 32. Rc1 Bh6 33.
h4 Nh7 34. Bg4 f6 35. Nxh7 Rxh7 36. Rc2 Bf4 37. Be2 Rxh4+ 38. Kg1 Be3+ 39.
Kf1 Rh1# 0-1

Sichel-Sytnytsky   Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 1 
Caro-Kann defense

1. e4 c6 2. d4 e6 3. Nf3 b5 4. Bd3 a5 5. a3 Bb7 6. O-O h6 7. Nbd2 a4 8. c4
bxc4 9. Nxc4 Ba6 10. b4 Bxc4 11. Bxc4 d5 12. Bd3 Nf6 13. e5 Nfd7 14. Be3 Be7
15. Nd2 h5 16. Bc2 Nb6 17. Qe2 N8d7 18. Bd3 g5 19. f4 gxf4 20. Rxf4 Bg5 21.
Rf3 Bxe3+ 22. Qxe3 Rg8 23. Raf1 Qg5 24. Qxg5 Rxg5 25. Rxf7 O-O-O 26. Re7
Rdg8 27. Rf2 Rg4 28. Nf3 Nc4 29. Rxe6 Ne3 30. Bf1 Rf8 31. Rxc6+ Kb7 32. Rh6
Nd1 33. Rd2 Rxf3 34. Rxd1 Rxa3 35. Rh7 Kc8 36. e6 Nf6 37. Rf7 Ne4 38. Ba6+
Kd8 39. e7+ Ke8 40. Bb5+ Kxf7 41. e8=Q+ Kg7 42. Qe5+ Kh6 43. Be8 Ra2 44.
Qxh5+ 1-0

Kothapalle-Giledi   Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 1 
Queen's gambit declined

1. d4 d5 2. c4 h6 3. cxd5 Nf6 4. Nc3 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 e6 7. Be3 a6 8.
Bd3 Nc6 9. Ne2 b5 10. O-O b4 11. c4 Be7 12. f4 O-O 13. Qd2 Bb7 14. d5 exd5
15. cxd5 Nb8 16. f5 a5 17. Rf3 c6 18. Bxh6 Bf6 19. Raf1 Qd6 20. Bxg7 Bxg7
21. f6 Re8 22. Qg5 Qf8 23. Nf4 Nd7 24. Nh5 Re5 25. Qg4 Rxh5 26. Qxh5 Nxf6
27. Rxf6 Bxf6 28. Rxf6 cxd5 29. e5 Qg7 30. Rf3 Ba6 31. Rg3 Qxg3 32. Qh7+ Kf8 1-0

Dodge-Paxton   Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 1 

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Bf4 e6 4. e3 c5 5. Bb5+ Bd7 6. Bxd7+ Nbxd7 7. O-O Be7
8. Nbd2 O-O 9. Re1 Rc8 10. c4 cxd4 11. exd4 dxc4 12. Rc1 b5 13. b3 c3 14.
Ne4 Nxe4 15. Rxe4 Nf6 16. Re3 b4 17. Bg5 Nd5 18. Bxe7 Nxe3 19. Bxd8 Nxd1 20.
Rxd1 Rfxd8 21. Ne5 c2 22. Rc1 Rxd4 0-1


She-Thomas   Memphis Candidates 2015, January 03, 2015, round 1 
French defense

1. e4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. d4 Nc6 5. a3 Nf6 6. Bg5 Be7 7. c4 dxc4 8.
Bxc4 O-O 9. O-O Re8 10. h3 Nd5 11. Bxe7 Ndxe7 12. Nc3 h6 13. b4 Nf5 14. Ne2
a6 15. Qd3 Qf6 16. Rad1 Nd6 17. Bb3 Bf5 18. Qd2 Ne4 19. Qa2 Rad8 20. Rfe1
Bxh3 21. gxh3 Qxf3 22. Ng3 Nc3 23. Rxe8+ Rxe8 24. Qd2 Ne2+ 25. Nxe2 Rxe2 26.
Qd3 Qxf2+ 27. Kh1 Qh2# 0-1