Games 2016 Part 1
This page was last updated on: 26 March, 2016
Polk-Nilsson 3rd Grand Picayune Open March 13, 2016 round 5
King's Indian: Sämisch

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 O-O 6. Nge2 Nbd7 7. Be3 e5 8. d5
a5 9. g4 Nc5 10. Qd2 Ne8 11. Ng3 f5 12. gxf5 gxf5 13. Bg5 Bf6 14. Bxf6 Qxf6 15.
O-O-O f4 16. Nge2 Qh4 17. Kb1 Kh8 18. Nc1 Rg8 19. Nd3 Nxd3 20. Bxd3 Qh3 21.
Rdf1 Bd7 22. Rf2 Nf6 23. Nb5 Bxb5 24. cxb5 Nd7 25. Bf1 Qh5 26. Qc3 Nc5 27. b3
Rg7 28. b4 axb4 29. Qxb4 Ra4 30. Qb2 b6 31. Qe2 Ra3 32. h4 Rg3 33. Rh3 Re3 34.
Qd1 Rxh3 35. Bxh3 Qxh4 36. Qg1 Qxh3 37. Qg5 Re1+ 38. Kc2 h6 39. Qf6+ Kg8 40.
Qg6+ Kf8 41. Rg2 Re2+ 42. Rxe2 Qxf3 43. Qf5+ Kg7 44. Rd2 Qxe4+ 45. Qxe4 Nxe4
46. Rg2+ Kf6 47. Kd3 Nc5+ 48. Ke2 e4 49. Rg8 Ke5 50. Rg7 Kxd5 51. Rxc7 Kc4 52.
Rc6 d5 53. Rxb6 d4 54. Rxh6 d3+ 55. Ke1 Kxb5 56. Rh4 f3 57. Kd2 Kc4 58. Rf4 Kd4
59. Rh4 f2 60. Rf4 Ne6 61. Rxf2 e3+ 0-1

Nilsson-Ruiz 3rd Grand Picayune Open March 13, 2016 round 4
English opening

1. c4 e5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bg2 Nge7 6. d3 O-O 7. e4 d6 8. h3
h6 9. O-O Be6 10. Nd5 f5 11. exf5 gxf5 12. Nxe7+ Qxe7 13. Nh4 Kh7 14. Re1
Qf6 15. Rb1 Rab8 16. Bf3 Nd4 17. Bh5 Bf7 18. Be3 Ne6 19. Bf3 c5 20. Nxf5 Ng5
21. Bxg5 hxg5 22. Be4 Kg8 23. g4 Qd8 24. Qf3 Qd7 25. Kg2 Be6 26. Bd5 Rfe8
27. Qe4 Bxd5 28. Qxd5+ Re6 29. Re3 Kh8 30. Rh1 Bf6 31. Rf3 Rg8 32. a3 Bd8
33. b4 b6 34. bxc5 bxc5 35. Rb1 Bb6 36. a4 Rgg6 37. a5 Bxa5 38. Rb7 Bc7 39.
Rxa7 Kh7 40. Qb7 1-0

Puckett-Beatty City Championship January 31, 2016 round 5
Scandinavian Defence

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nxd5 4. d4 g6 5. c4 Nb6 6. b3 Bg7 7. Bb2 c5 8. Nbd2
Bf5 9. Ne5 cxd4 10. Ndf3 f6 11. Nh4 fxe5 12. Nxf5 gxf5 13. Qh5+ Kd7 14. Qxf5+
e6 15. Qf3 Nc6 16. Ba3 Qf6 17. Qd3 Qf5 18. O-O-O Qxd3 19. Bxd3 Bf8 20. Bb2 Nb4
21. Be4 Nc6 22. Kb1 a5 23. f4 Bg7 24. Rhf1 exf4 25. Rxf4 Rhf8 26. Rg4 Bf6 27.
Bxh7 e5 28. Be4 Nc8 29. Rf1 Nd6 30. Bd5 Nb4 31. Ba3 Be7 32. Re1 Nd3 33. c5 Nb5
34. c6+ bxc6 35. Bxe7 Rf2 36. Rc1 Nc3+ 37. Rxc3 dxc3 38. Bxc6+ Kxe7 39. Rc4 c2+
0-1

Cierna-Polk City Championship January 31, 2016 round 5
Torre Attack with early ...d5

1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. Bg5 Bf5 4. Nbd2 e6 5. c3 c6 6. Qb3 Qb6 7. e3 Nbd7 8. Be2
Be7 9. O-O O-O 10. Ne5 Rfe8 11. f4 h6 12. Nxd7 Nxd7 13. Bxe7 Rxe7 14. Qa3 Rae8
15. g4 Bh7 16. Rf2 f6 17. Raf1 e5 18. fxe5 fxe5 19. Bf3 exd4 20. exd4 Bd3 21.
Rc1 Ba6 22. Kg2 Nf8 23. Qb3 Ne6 24. Qxb6 axb6 25. Kg3 g5 26. Re1 Nf4 27. Rxe7
Rxe7 28. b3 Re1 29. h4 Rc1 30. hxg5 hxg5 31. c4 dxc4 32. bxc4 Bxc4 33. Ne4 Ne6
34. Rd2 Kg7 35. Nd6 Nf4 36. Nxb7 Bd5 37. Bxd5 Nxd5 38. Nd6 Rc3+ 39. Kf2 Nf6 40.
Rb2 Nxg4+ 41. Ke2 b5 42. Kd2 Rh3 43. Rb1 Nf6 44. Rc1 Rh2+ 45. Kd3 Nd5 46. Ke4
Ne7 47. Rf1 Kg6 48. a4 bxa4 49. Nc4 0-1

Horobetz-Pylant City Championship January 31, 2016 round 5
Ruy Lopez: Caro variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 b5 5. Bb3 d6 6. c3 Bb7 7. O-O Be7 8. d3
h6 9. a4 b4 10. a5 Nf6 11. Re1 O-O 12. Nbd2 Qd7 13. Nf1 Rfe8 14. Ng3 Bf8 15.
Nh4 Qg4 16. Nf3 g6 17. h3 Qd7 18. Nh4 Kh7 19. Ba4 bxc3 20. bxc3 Qc8 21. Rb1
Re7 22. Qb3 Nd8 23. Nf3 Bc6 24. Ba3 Bxa4 25. Qxa4 Nd7 26. d4 f6 27. Nf1 Bg7
28. Ne3 exd4 29. Nd5 Rf7 30. cxd4 Ra7 31. Rec1 Rb7 32. Qc4 Rxb1 33. Rxb1 c5
34. Nb6 Qb7 35. dxc5 Nxc5 36. Bxc5 dxc5 37. Rd1 Nc6 38. Qxc5 Bf8 39. Qd5 Nb8
40. Qe6 Bb4 41. Rd8 Rc7 42. Qg8# 1-0

Horobetz-Cierna City Championship January 31, 2016 round 4
Sicilian Najdorf: 6 Be2

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be6 8.
f4 exf4 9. Bxf4 Nc6 10. O-O Be7 11. Qe1 Qb6+ 12. Kh1 Ne5 13. Qg3 Ng6 14. Be3
Qc7 15. Nd4 O-O 16. Nf5 Rfd8 17. Qf2 Qd7 18. Rad1 Bxf5 19. exf5 Ne5 20. Qf4
b5 21. Bd4 Qc7 22. Bf3 Rac8 23. Rf2 b4 24. Nd5 Nxd5 25. Bxd5 Bf6 26. c4 bxc3
27. Bxc3 Qc5 28. Rfd2 h6 29. Qf2 Qxf2 30. Rxf2 Ng4 31. Rf3 Bxc3 32. bxc3 Re8
33. h3 Ne5 34. Re3 Re7 35. Bb3 Rd8 36. Rd5 Kf8 37. Re4 Nc6 38. Rc4 Re1+ 39.
Kh2 Ne7 40. Ra5 d5 41. Rc7 Rd6 42. Ra7 Nxf5 43. Rxd5 Rf6 44. Rdd7 Nd6 45.
Rxa6 Ne4 46. Ra8# 1-0

Polk-Puckett City Championship January 31, 2016 round 4
Semi-Slav

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Nf3 Nbd7 6. b3 Bb4 7. Bd2 O-O 8. Bd3
c5 9. cxd5 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Ne5 11. Be2 exd5 12. O-O Qe7 13. Qc2 Bg4 14. Bxg4
Nexg4 15. h3 Bxc3 16. Qxc3 Ne4 17. Qd3 Ne5 18. Qe2 Rfc8 19. Bc1 Nc3 20. Qd2 b5
21. Bb2 Ne4 22. Qe2 b4 23. Rfc1 a5 24. Rxc8+ Rxc8 25. Qa6 Re8 26. Rc1 Qg5 27.
Rc8 Rf8 28. Rxf8+ Kxf8 29. Qc8+ Ke7 30. Nf5+ Kf6 31. Bxe5+ Kg6 32. g4 h5 33. f4
hxg4 34. fxg5 Nxg5 35. Ne7+ Kh6 36. Qh8+ Nh7 37. Qxg7+ Kh5 38. Qxg4+ 1-0

Pylant-Beatty City Championship January 31, 2016 round 4
Trompowsky attack 

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 c5 3. Bxf6 gxf6 4. Nf3 Qb6 5. dxc5 Qxb2 6. Nbd2 Na6 7. e3
Nxc5 8. Be2 Bg7 9. O-O O-O 10. Bc4 d6 11. Rb1 Qc3 12. Bd5 f5 13. Re1 e6 14.
Bc4 d5 15. Bf1 Bd7 16. Nb3 b6 17. Nxc5 Qxc5 18. Nd4 Rac8 19. c4 dxc4 20. Qh5
e5 21. Nxf5 e4 22. Nxg7 Kxg7 23. Qh4 Qe5 24. Red1 Be6 25. Rd4 Qf6 26. Qg3+
Qg6 27. Qe5+ Kg8 28. Rc1 Rc5 29. Qxe4 Qxe4 30. Rxe4 Rd8 31. Rd4 Rxd4 32.
exd4 Rc7 33. f3 b5 34. Kf2 b4 35. Ke3 c3 36. Rc2 Bxa2 0-1

Cierna-Pylant City Championship February 03, 2016 round 3
Unusual lines after 1 Nf3 and King's Indian Attack

1. Nf3 d6 2. b3 Bg4 3. Bb2 Bxf3 4. exf3 Nd7 5. f4 Ngf6 6. Be2 c6 7. O-O g6 8.
Nc3 Qc7 9. Re1 e6 10. Bf3 Be7 11. Ne4 d5 12. Nxf6+ Bxf6 13. Bxf6 Nxf6 14. g3
O-O 15. Qe2 Nd7 16. h4 Rfe8 17. d4 h5 18. Rac1 Rac8 19. c4 Qb8 20. Kg2 f5 21.
cxd5 exd5 22. Bxd5+ Kg7 23. Be6 Qd6 24. d5 Re7 25. Qb2+ Kh7 26. Re3 Rce8 27.
Rce1 Nb6 28. Qf6 1-0

Puckett-Horobetz City Championship January 30, 2016 round 3
Sicilian: Alapin's variation (2.c3)

1. e4 c5 2. c3 g6 3. d4 cxd4 4. cxd4 d5 5. e5 Bg7 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. h3 Bxf3 8. gxf3
Nc6 9. Be3 e6 10. Nc3 Nge7 11. Bd3 O-O 12. Qd2 Nxe5 13. dxe5 d4 14. Bg5 dxc3
15. Qxc3 Nd5 16. Bxd8 Nxc3 17. Be7 Rfe8 18. bxc3 Rxe7 19. f4 Bh6 20. Kd1 Bxf4
21. Re1 Rc8 22. Re4 Rxc3 23. Ke2 Rd7 24. Rd1 Bh6 25. f4 Ra3 26. Rd2 Kf8 27. Ke3
g5 28. Rd4 gxf4+ 29. Ke4 Rxd4+ 30. Kxd4 Ra5 31. Be4 Bg7 32. Bxb7 Bxe5+ 33. Kc4
Ke7 34. Bc6 Bd6 35. Kd4 f5 36. Rg2 e5+ 37. Kd3 e4+ 38. Kd4 Be5+ 39. Kc4 f3 40.
Rd2 Bd6 41. Kd4 f2 42. Rd1 Rxa2 43. Bb5 a5 44. h4 a4 45. Ke3 a3 46. Rd5 Rb2 47.
h5 Rxb5 48. Rxb5 f1=Q 49. Rb7+ Ke6 50. h6 Qd3+ 51. Kf2 e3+ 52. Kg1 e2 53. Kg2
Qe4+ 0-1

Beatty-Polk City Championship January 30, 2016 round 3
English Opening

1. c4 c6 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. g3 d5 4. b3 Bf5 5. Bg2 e6 6. O-O Nbd7 7. Bb2 h6 8. d3
Be7 9. Nbd2 O-O 10. Re1 dxc4 11. bxc4 Nc5 12. Nb3 Nfd7 13. Rb1 Bh7 14. Ba3
Rb8 15. Nxc5 Bxc5 16. Bxc5 Nxc5 17. Qd2 Qc7 18. Qb4 Nd7 19. Qa3 a6 20. c5
Rfd8 21. Rb2 e5 22. Nd2 Bf5 23. Reb1 Be6 24. Nb3 Bxb3 25. Rxb3 Nf8 26. Bh3
Re8 27. Qb2 Re7 28. Rb6 a5 29. Qc3 Ra8 30. R1b3 Qb8 31. Qb2 Qa7 32. Rxb7 Rxb7
33. Rxb7 Qxc5 34. Qb3 Qd5 35. Qxd5 cxd5 36. Rb5 f6 37. Rxd5 Kf7 38. Rb5 Ra7
39. a4 Ne6 40. Bxe6+ Kxe6 41. g4 Kf7 42. h4 Kg6 43. Kg2 h5 44. gxh5+ Kxh5 45.
f4 Kxh4 46. fxe5 fxe5 47. Rxe5 Kg4 48. Rc5 g5 49. d4 Kf4 50. Re5 Ra6 51. e3+
Kg4 52. d5 Rd6 53. e4 Rb6 54. Rf5 Rb2+ 55. Rf2 Rb4 56. e5 Rd4 57. d6 Rd5 58.
Re2 Kf5 59. e6 Rxd6 60. e7 1-0

Cierna-Puckett City Championship January 30, 2016 round 2
Semi-Slav: Botvinnik System

1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 dxc4 6. e4 b5 7. e5 h6 8. Bh4 g5
9. exf6 gxh4 10. Ne5 Qxf6 11. Be2 Bd6 12. Ne4 Bb4+ 13. Kf1 Qf4 14. Bf3 Bb7 15.
Qe2 Nd7 16. g3 Nxe5 17. gxf4 Nd3 18. Nc3 O-O-O 19. a4 Nxf4 20. Qe3 Nd5 21. Nxd5
cxd5 22. axb5 Rd7 23. Rxa7 Kb8 24. Qe5+ Kxa7 25. Qxh8 Kb6 26. Qxh6 Be7 27. Rg1
Kxb5 28. Qf4 Bd8 29. Rg7 Bc6 30. Rxf7 Bc7 31. Qxc7 Rxc7 32. Rxc7 Be8 33. Re7
Bg6 34. Rxe6 Bd3+ 35. Be2 Bc2 36. Re5 Kb4 37. Rxd5 Kb3 38. Bxc4+ Kxb2 39. Be2
h3 40. Rb5+ Ka3 41. d5 Be4 42. d6 Bc6 43. Ke1 1-0

Horobetz-Beatty City Championship January 30, 2016 round 2
Closed Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 g6 3. f4 Bg7 4. Nf3 e6 5. Bc4 Ne7 6. d3 Nbc6 7. a3 O-O 8. O-O
d5 9. Ba2 b6 10. Bd2 dxe4 11. dxe4 Ba6 12. Rf2 Nd4 13. Be3 Nxf3+ 14. Qxf3 Bxc3
15. bxc3 c4 16. f5 exf5 17. Bh6 Qc7 18. Bxf8 Rxf8 19. Rd1 Bb7 20. Qe2 b5 21.
exf5 Nxf5 22. Qd2 Qc5 23. Kh1 Ne3 24. Re1 Ng4 25. Rff1 Qh5 26. Qf4 Qh3 27. Qg3
Qxg3 28. hxg3 Rd8 29. Re2 f5 30. Rfe1 Be4 31. a4 a6 32. Kg1 Kf7 33. Rb1 Nf6 34.
axb5 axb5 35. Kf1 Ra8 36. Rb2 Nd5 37. Rxb5 Rxa2 38. Rxe4 fxe4 39. Rxd5 Rxc2 40.
Re5 Rxc3 41. Rxe4 Rc2 42. g4 Kf6 43. Kg1 h5 44. gxh5 gxh5 45. Kf1 Kf5 46. Rh4
Kg5 47. Rd4 c3 48. Rd5+ Kg4 49. Rd4+ Kg3 50. Rd3+ Kf4 51. Ke1 Rc1+ 52. Kf2 h4
53. Rd4+ Kg5 54. Rd5+ Kf6 55. Rc5 Ke6 56. Rh5 c2 57. Rc5 Kd6 58. Rc8 Ke5 59.
Rc7 Kf4 60. Rf7+ Kg5 1/2-1/2

Hayes-She Reserve Championship January 30, 2016 round 2
Nimzo-Indian

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Bd2 c5 5. Nf3 b6 6. e3 O-O 7. Bd3 Bb7 8. O-O
d5 9. b3 dxc4 10. bxc4 Nc6 11. Qc2 cxd4 12. exd4 Nxd4 13. Nxd4 Qxd4 14. Rfe1
Rfd8 15. Re3 h6 16. h3 Bc5 17. Rf1 Ba6 18. Ne2 Qh4 19. Rg3 Bd6 20. f4 Qh5 21.
Bc3 Kf8 22. Bxf6 gxf6 23. Qc3 Ke7 24. Rg7 Rg8 25. Bg6 Qc5+ 26. Qd4 Rxg7 27. Be4
Qxd4+ 28. Nxd4 Rag8 29. Nc6+ Kd7 30. Rd1 Kc7 31. Nxa7 Bc5+ 32. Kh1 Rd8 33. Rb1
Bb7 34. Nb5+ Kb8 35. Bxb7 Kxb7 36. g4 Rd2 37. a3 f5 38. Nc3 fxg4 39. Ne4 Be3
40. Nxd2 Bxd2 41. c5 Be3 42. cxb6 Bxb6 43. Kh2 gxh3 44. Kxh3 Kc6 45. Rd1 Rg1
46. Rd3 Re1 47. Kg4 Re3 48. Rxe3 Bxe3 49. f5 e5 50. Kf3 Bg5 51. a4 Kb6 52. Ke4
f6 53. Kf3 h5 0-1

Pylant-Polk City Championship January 30, 2016 round 2
Queen's bishop game

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bf4 Bf5 4. e3 e6 5. Bd3 Bxd3 6. Qxd3 c6 7. h3 Bd6 8.
Bxd6 Qxd6 9. Nbd2 Nbd7 10. c3 O-O 11. O-O e5 12. dxe5 Nxe5 13. Nxe5 Qxe5 14.
Nf3 Qc7 15. Rac1 Rad8 16. Rfd1 Rfe8 17. Qc2 Rd6 18. c4 Qd7 19. c5 Rde6 20.
Nd4 Re5 21. b4 Ne4 22. a4 Rb8 23. b5 Ree8 24. Qd3 Rec8 25. Nxc6 bxc6 26.
Qxe4 dxe4 27. Rxd7 cxb5 28. axb5 Rxb5 29. c6 Kf8 30. Rxa7 Rb6 31. c7 Ke7 32.
Kh2 Rg6 33. Rc4 f5 34. Rc5 Rf6 35. Rc2 Kd7 36. Rd2+ Ke7 37. Rd8 Rf8 38. Rd4
Rf6 39. Rc4 g6 40. Kg3 Rd6 41. Rc2 h6 42. h4 Kd7 43. f3 exf3 44. Kxf3 Re6
45. g3 Rb6 46. Rc3 Rd6 47. Kf4 Re6 48. Rc4 Ke7 49. Rc5 Re4+ 50. Kf3 Re6 51.
Rc3 1-0

Beatty-Cierna City Championship January 30, 2016 round 1
Fianchetto Grünfeld: Main Line

1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. cxd5 Nxd5 4. Nf3 c6 5. Bg2 g6 6. O-O Bg7 7. d4 O-O 8. e4
Nc7 9. Be3 Nd7 10. Nc3 Nb6 11. Qe2 Be6 12. Rfd1 Bc4 13. Qc2 Rc8 14. a4 Nd7 15.
Nd2 Ba6 16. Nb3 Ne6 17. Bh3 Bc4 18. Nd2 Ba6 19. Bxe6 fxe6 20. Qb3 Kh8 21. Qxe6
Nb6 22. a5 Rf6 23. Qb3 Na8 24. e5 Rf8 25. Nde4 Nc7 26. Ng5 Nd5 27. Ne6 Qd7 28.
Nc5 Qd8 29. Nxa6 bxa6 30. Nxd5 cxd5 31. Bd2 Rb8 32. Qc2 Qd7 33. Bc3 Rfc8 34.
Qe2 Rc6 35. Kg2 e6 36. h4 Qf7 37. Rd3 Bh6 38. Qg4 Qf5 39. Qxf5 gxf5 40. f3 Rg8
41. Kh3 Rc4 42. Rg1 Bf8 43. b3 Rc7 44. g4 h5 45. g5 Kg7 46. Kg3 Be7 47. Rg2 Rb8
48. Be1 Rbc8 49. Ra2 Rc1 50. Kf2 R8c2+ 51. Rxc2 Rxc2+ 52. Rd2 Rc1 53. Rb2 Ba3
54. Ra2 Be7 55. Bd2 Rc7 56. Ke2 Kf7 57. Kd3 Rb7 58. b4 Rc7 59. Rc2 Rb7 60. Rc6
Bxb4 61. g6+ Kxg6 62. Rxe6+ Kf7 63. Rf6+ Kg7 64. Bxb4 Rxb4 65. Rxa6 Rb3+ 66.
Ke2 f4 67. Rxa7+ Kg6 68. Ra6+ Kg7 1-0

Polk-Horobetz City Championship January 30, 2016 round 1
Nimzo-Indian: Kmoch variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. f3 c5 5. d5 b5 6. e4 bxc4 7. Bxc4 Nxd5 8.
Bxd5 exd5 9. Qxd5 Nc6 10. Ne2 O-O 11. O-O Ba6 12. Rd1 Qf6 13. Bg5 Qe5 14.
Bf4 Qf6 15. Bg5 Qe5 16. Bf4 Qxd5 17. Rxd5 Nd4 18. Nxd4 cxd4 19. Na4 Rfc8 20.
Rxd4 Rc4 21. Rad1 Bf8 22. Rxc4 Bxc4 23. Bd6 Bxa2 24. Bxf8 Bb3 25. Rd4 Kxf8
26. Nc5 Be6 27. Nxe6+ dxe6 28. Rd7 Rb8 29. Rxa7 Rxb2 30. h4 g6 31. Kh2 Kg7
32. Rc7 h6 33. Ra7 g5 34. hxg5 hxg5 35. Kg3 Kg6 36. Ra6 Kh5 37. Rc6 Ra2 38.
Rb6 Ra3 39. Rc6 Ra2 40. Rb6 Kg6 41. Rc6 Ra5 42. Rb6 Re5 43. Kg4 Ra5 44. Kg3
Kh5 45. Rc6 g4 46. Rb6 Kg5 47. f4+ Kh5 48. Rb3 f6 49. Re3 e5 50. fxe5 fxe5
51. Re2 Ra3+ 52. Kh2 Kh4 53. Re1 g3+ 54. Kg1 Kg4 55. Kf1 Kf4 56. Rd1 Ra2 57.
Re1 Ra4 58. Re2 Ra1+ 59. Re1 Rxe1+ 60. Kxe1 Ke3 61. Kf1 Kd2 62. Kg1 Ke2 63.
Kh1 Ke3 64. Kg1 Kxe4 65. Kf1 Kd3 66. Ke1 Ke3 67. Kf1 Kd2 0-1

Puckett-Pylant City Championship January 28, 2016 round 1
Sicilian: Alapin's variation (2.c3)

1. e4 c5 2. c3 d5 3. exd5 Qxd5 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. cxd4 Bg4 7. Nc3 Bxf3
8. Nxd5 Bxd1 9. Nc7+ Kd8 10. Nxa8 Bh5 11. Bf4 e5 12. dxe5 Bb4+ 13. Bd2 Bxd2+
14. Kxd2 Kc8 15. Rc1 Kb8 16. b4 Nge7 17. Nc7 Rd8+ 18. Ke1 Nxb4 19. Be2 Bxe2
20. Kxe2 Nd3 21. Rc3 Nxe5 22. Rd1 Rxd1 23. Kxd1 N5c6 24. Ne8 g6 25. g4 Ne5
26. Nf6 h6 27. f4 N5c6 28. Rh3 1-0

Cierna-Pylant Memphis Candidates January 10, 2016 round 5
King's Indian: Torre attack

1. Nf3 g6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Bg5 Bg7 4. Nbd2 O-O 5. e4 d6 6. Bc4 h6 7. Bh4 Bg4 8.
h3 Bxf3 9. Qxf3 Nc6 10. c3 e5 11. d5 Nb8 12. g4 g5 13. Bg3 Nbd7 14. Bd3 a5
15. Nf1 Re8 16. Ne3 Nh7 17. Nf5 Qf6 18. Bb5 Red8 19. O-O-O Ndf8 20. h4 gxh4
21. Rxh4 Qg5+ 22. Kb1 Ng6 23. Rh5 Qf6 24. Rdh1 Kf8 25. Qe3 c6 26. dxc6 bxc6
27. Bxc6 Rac8 28. Bd5 1-0

Beatty-Puckett Memphis Candidates January 10, 2016 round 5
English Opening

1. c4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 Nbd7 5. d4 dxc4 6. O-O b5 7. Qc2 Bb7 8. b3
cxb3 9. axb3 e6 10. Bg5 c5 11. Nc3 Qb6 12. Rfd1 Rc8 13. Qd3 a6 14. Ne5 Bxg2 15.
Nxd7 Nxd7 16. dxc5 Nxc5 17. Rxa6 Nxd3 18. Rxb6 Nxf2 19. Kxf2 Bc5+ 20. Kxg2 Bxb6
21. Nxb5 O-O 22. Be7 Rc2 23. Bxf8 Rxe2+ 24. Kh3 Kxf8 25. Rd7 Bg1 26. Nd6 f5 27.
Kh4 Rxh2+ 28. Kg5 Be3# 0-1

Satheesh-Polk Memphis Candidates January 10, 2016 round 5
QGD Slav: 5.e3 (Alekhine variation)

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 dxc4 5. e3 b5 6. a4 b4 7. Na2 e6 8. Bxc4
Nbd7 9. Qb3 a5 10. O-O Be7 11. h3 Bb7 12. Ng5 Nd5 13. f4 h6 14. Nf3 N5f6 15.
Ne5 Nxe5 16. fxe5 Nd5 17. e4 Nb6 18. Bxe6 fxe6 19. Qxe6 Qxd4+ 20. Kh1 Rf8
21. Bf4 Qxe4 22. Rae1 Qf5 23. Qb3 c5 24. e6 c4 25. Qg3 g5 26. Be5 Qxf1+ 27.
Rxf1 Rxf1+ 28. Kh2 Bc5 29. Qg4 Bg1+ 30. Kg3 Bf2+ 31. Kh2 Ke7 32. Qe2 Rg1 33.
Bf6+ Kf8 34. e7+ Kf7 35. Qh5+ Kxf6 0-1

Bansal-Saurage Memphis Candidates January 10, 2016 round 5
QGD Slav: 4.Nc3

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 Bg4 5. e3 e6 6. h3 Bh5 7. Bd2 Bd6 8. Rc1
Nbd7 9. a3 O-O 10. Be2 Bxf3 11. Bxf3 dxc4 12. O-O Rc8 13. Be2 b5 14. Qc2 a6
15. Rfd1 c5 16. dxc5 Nxc5 17. Kh1 Qc7 18. e4 Bf4 19. Bxf4 Qxf4 20. f3 Nh5
21. Rb1 Ng3+ 22. Kg1 Nxe2+ 23. Qxe2 Nd3 24. b4 Rcd8 25. Ra1 Qg3 26. Qe3 Nf4
27. Kf1 Qxg2+ 28. Ke1 Nd3+ 29. Rxd3 Rxd3 0-1

Hayes-Vera Memphis Candidates January 10, 2016 round 5
QGD: 4.Nf3

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 Be7 5. e3 O-O 6. b3 Nbd7 7. Be2 dxc4 8.
bxc4 Bb4 9. Bd2 Bxc3 10. Bxc3 Ne4 11. Bb2 b6 12. O-O Bb7 13. Nd2 Nxd2 14.
Qxd2 Qg5 15. f3 Rad8 16. Qc3 c5 17. Rad1 Rfe8 18. Rf2 Nf6 19. Bc1 Qh4 20. g3
Qh5 21. a3 h6 22. Qb2 Ba8 23. Qc3 Rd7 24. Qb2 Red8 25. Qc3 Qg5 26. e4 Qg6
27. d5 Nh7 28. h4 exd5 29. cxd5 Nf6 30. Kh2 Nh5 31. g4 Qf6 32. e5 Qxh4+ 33.
Kg1 Ng3 34. Kg2 Nxe2 35. Rxe2 Bxd5 36. Rh1 Qxg4+ 37. Kf2 Qd4+ 38. Qe3 Qxe3+
39. Bxe3 Be6 40. Rg1 Kf8 41. Rb1 Rd3 42. Reb2 Rxa3 43. Rxb6 axb6 44. Rxb6
Ra2+ 45. Kg3 c4 0-1

Polk-Vera Memphis Candidates January 10, 2016 round 4
Queen's Gambit Declined: Exchange Variation

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 Be7 6. e3 O-O 7. Bd3 h6 8. Bh4
Be6 9. Qc2 Nc6 10. a3 Re8 11. Nf3 a6 12. O-O Qd7 13. Rfc1 Rad8 14. Na4 Qc8 15.
Bxf6 Bxf6 16. Bxa6 Nb4 17. axb4 bxa6 18. Qxc7 Qxc7 19. Rxc7 Rb8 20. Nc5 Rxb4
21. b3 Rb6 22. Ra7 Bc8 23. Nd2 Rc6 24. Nxa6 Rc2 25. Nf3 Bxa6 26. R7xa6 Rb8 27.
R6a5 Rxb3 28. Rxd5 Rbb2 29. Rf1 Re2 30. h4 Kf8 31. g3 Ke7 32. Ne5 Ke6 33. Ra5
g5 34. Ra6+ Kf5 35. g4+ 1-0

Beatty-Bansal Memphis Candidates January 10, 2016 round 4
English Opening

1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. b4 d6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Bb2 O-O 6. Nf3 a6 7. O-O Nbd7 8.
Nc3 Rb8 9. b5 axb5 10. cxb5 Nc5 11. Qc2 Bf5 12. d3 Qd7 13. Rfb1 Bg4 14. a4
Bxf3 15. Bxf3 Rfc8 16. a5 d5 17. Nxd5 Nxd5 18. Qxc5 Bxb2 19. Rxb2 e6 20.
Bxd5 exd5 21. Qd4 Qe6 22. Rc2 c6 23. Rac1 Ra8 24. bxc6 bxc6 25. Qb6 Rab8 26.
Rxc6 Rxb6 27. Rxc8+ Kg7 28. axb6 Qxb6 29. Kg2 Qb7 30. R8c7 Qb8 31. Re7 Qd6
32. Rcc7 Qf6 33. Rxf7+ Qxf7 34. Rxf7+ Kxf7 35. Kf3 Ke6 36. h4 h5 37. Kf4 Kf6
38. d4 Ke6 39. Kg5 Kf7 40. f3 Kg7 41. e4 1-0

Puckett-Cierna Memphis Candidates January 10, 2016 round 4
French: Réti (Spielmann) variation

1. e4 e6 2. b3 d5 3. Bb2 Nf6 4. exd5 exd5 5. d4 Bd6 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. Be2 O-O 8.
O-O Nbd7 9. h3 Bxf3 10. Bxf3 c6 11. c4 dxc4 12. bxc4 Qa5 13. Nd2 Qg5 14. g3
Rfe8 15. h4 Qf5 16. Qb1 Qh3 17. Ne4 Nxe4 18. Bxe4 Bxg3 19. fxg3 Qxg3+ 20.
Kh1 Qxh4+ 21. Kg2 Rxe4 22. Qd3 Rg4+ 23. Kf3 Rg3+ 24. Ke2 Re8+ 25. Kd2 Qh2+
26. Kc3 Rxd3+ 27. Kxd3 Qxb2 28. Rae1 Qa3+ 0-1

Satheesh-Hayes Memphis Candidates January 10, 2016 round 4
King's Indian: Classical

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 Bg4 6. Be2 Bxf3 7. Bxf3 c6 8. O-O
O-O 9. h3 Nbd7 10. Be3 e5 11. d5 Qc7 12. Qd2 Rfd8 13. b4 a6 14. b5 Nb6 15. Qd3
c5 16. a4 a5 17. Be2 Re8 18. f4 exf4 19. Bxf4 Nxe4 20. Nxe4 Bxa1 21. Rxa1 Qe7
22. Bf3 Nc8 23. Bg5 Qe5 24. Re1 Kf8 25. Bh6+ Kg8 26. Nf6+ Kh8 27. Rxe5 Rxe5 28.
Nd7 1-0

Liu-Sood Memphis Candidates U1500 January 10, 2016 round 4
Scotch: Schmidt variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nxc6 dxc6 6. Qxd8+ Kxd8 7. Nd2
Bc5 8. Bc4 Ke7 9. O-O Re8 10. Re1 Kf8 11. Nb3 Bb6 12. e5 Ng4 13. Rf1 Nxe5
14. Bd3 Nxd3 15. cxd3 Bf5 16. d4 Rad8 17. Be3 Be6 18. Rad1 Bxb3 19. axb3 Rd7
20. Rd2 Red8 21. Rfd1 c5 22. dxc5 Rxd2 23. Rxd2 Rxd2 24. Bxd2 Bxc5 25. Kf1
Ke7 26. Ke2 Ke6 27. f3 g6 28. Be3 Bxe3 29. Kxe3 Ke5 30. h4 f5 31. f4+ Kd5
32. Kd3 h5 33. g3 Kc5 34. Kc3 a5 35. Kd3 b5 36. Kc3 c6 37. Kd3 Kb4 38. Kc2
c5 39. Kb1 Kxb3 40. Kc1 a4 41. Kb1 a3 42. g4 fxg4 43. f5 gxf5 44. Ka1 axb2+
45. Kb1 Kc4 46. Kxb2 f4 47. Kc2 f3 48. Kd2 g3 49. Ke1 b4 50. Kd2 g2 51. Ke3
g1=Q+ 52. Kf4 Qg4+ 53. Ke5 f2 54. Kd6 Qf5 55. Kc6 Qe5 56. Kb6 Qd6+ 57. Kb7
f1=R 58. Ka7 Rf7+ 59. Ka8 Qd8# 0-1

Saurage-Pylant Memphis Candidates January 10, 2016 round 4
Benkö gambit accepted

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. cxb5 a6 5. bxa6 Bxa6 6. Nc3 g6 7. e4 Bxf1 8.
Kxf1 d6 9. f4 Nbd7 10. Qf3 Bg7 11. Nge2 O-O 12. g4 Qb6 13. h4 h5 14. gxh5
Nxh5 15. Ng3 Nxg3+ 16. Qxg3 Qa6+ 17. Kg2 Bxc3 18. bxc3 Qe2+ 19. Kg1 Qxe4 20.
h5 Nf6 21. Rh2 Qf5 22. Qh3 Qxh3 23. Rxh3 Nxh5 24. f5 Ra4 25. Kf2 Rfa8 26. a3
Kg7 27. fxg6 fxg6 28. Re3 Rf8+ 29. Rf3 Rxf3+ 30. Kxf3 Nf6 31. Bb2 Kf7 32.
Rd1 Nd7 33. Ke3 Ne5 34. Rf1+ Kg8 35. Kd2 Nc4+ 36. Kc2 Ne3+ 37. Kb3 Rxa3+ 38.
Bxa3 Nxf1 39. Bc1 Ng3 40. Kc4 Kf7 41. Kd3 Kf6 42. Ke3 Kf5 43. Kf3 Ne4 44. c4
g5 45. Be3 Nc3 46. Bd2 Na4 47. Ba5 Nb2 48. Bd8 Kf6 49. Kg4 Nxc4 50. Bxe7+
Kxe7 51. Kxg5 Ne3 0-1

Bansal-Satheesh Memphis Candidates January 09, 2016 round 3
Semi-Slav

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. Nc3 Be7 6. Qc2 O-O 7. Bd2 Nbd7 8. Rc1
h6 9. a3 a6 10. h3 dxc4 11. Bxc4 b5 12. Bd3 c5 13. O-O Bb7 14. Be2 Rc8 15. dxc5
Nxc5 16. Rfd1 Nd5 17. Nxd5 Bxd5 18. Qb1 Be4 19. Qa2 Bd5 20. Qb1 Qd7 21. Bb4 Qb7
22. Bxc5 Bxc5 23. b4 Bb6 24. Rxc8 Rxc8 25. Rc1 Rc7 26. Rxc7 Qxc7 27. Qb2 Be4
28. Qd2 Qe7 29. Kh1 Qf6 30. Kg1 Qa1+ 31. Kh2 Qxa3 32. Qd6 Ba7 33. Qc7 Bxe3 34.
fxe3 Qxe3 35. Qd8+ Kh7 36. Bd1 Bd5 37. Qc8 Qd3 38. Bc2 Qe4 39. Bxe4+ Bxe4 40.
Qxa6 Bd3 41. Nd4 1-0

Saurage-Dolz Memphis Candidates January 09, 2016 round 3
Nimzo-Indian: three knights variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nf3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 O-O 6. Bg5 d5 7. e3 b6 8.
cxd5 exd5 9. Bd3 Bg4 10. O-O Nbd7 11. e4 h6 12. Bxf6 Nxf6 13. e5 Nd7 14. h3
Bxf3 15. Qxf3 c6 16. Qf5 g6 17. Qg4 Qe7 18. f4 Kh8 19. f5 Rg8 20. fxg6 fxg6
21. Qf4 g5 22. Qf7 Qxf7 23. Rxf7 Nf8 24. Raf1 Ng6 25. R1f6 Raf8 26. Bxg6 1-0

Pylant-Vera Memphis Candidates January 09, 2016 round 3
Colle System

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 Bg4 4. Bd3 e6 5. O-O Be7 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. c3 Nbd7 8.
Re1 c5 9. e4 dxe4 10. Nxe4 cxd4 11. cxd4 Rc8 12. a3 Nb6 13. Be3 Qd5 14. Nc3
Qh5 15. Be2 Bd6 16. h3 Bxh3 17. gxh3 Qxh3 18. Ne5 Rxc3 19. bxc3 Nbd5 20. Bf1
Qh4 21. Qf3 Nxe3 22. Rxe3 Bxe5 23. dxe5 Ng4 24. Qg3 Qg5 25. Bh3 f5 26. exf6
Rxf6 1-0

Puckett-Clay Memphis Candidates January 09, 2016 round 3
Caro-Kann: Advance Variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nc3 e6 5. g4 Bg6 6. Nge2 c5 7. Be3 Nc6 8. h4 h5
9. Nf4 Bh7 10. Nxh5 a6 11. dxc5 d4 12. Bg5 f6 13. Bd3 Bxd3 14. exf6 gxf6 15.
Qxd3 Ne5 16. Qe4 dxc3 17. Nxf6+ Nxf6 18. Qxe5 Bg7 19. Rd1 Qe7 20. Rd6 O-O 21.
Qxc3 Qf7 22. Qf3 Nd5 23. Qxf7+ Rxf7 24. c3 Rc8 25. h5 Rxc5 26. Rxe6 Nc7 27. Rg6
Re5+ 28. Kd1 Ne6 29. Bd2 Kh7 30. Re1 Rxe1+ 31. Kxe1 Nc5 32. Ke2 Ne4 33. Be3 Nf6
34. Bd4 Nd5 35. Bxg7 Rxg7 36. Rd6 Nf4+ 37. Kf3 Nh3 38. Kg3 Ng5 39. Rd4 Ne6 40.
Rc4 Rd7 41. f4 Rd3+ 42. Kh4 Rf3 43. f5 Nf4 44. Rc7+ Kg8 45. Rxb7 Ng2+ 46. Kg5
Rg3 47. h6 Ne3 48. Rg7+ Kf8 49. Kf4 Rh3 50. g5 Nd5+ 51. Ke4 Ne7 52. f6 Nc6 53.
Kd5 Nd8 54. h7 Nf7 55. Rg8# 1-0

Sood-Kong Memphis Candidates U1500 January 09, 2016 round 3
Scotch: Schmidt variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Bb4 6. f3 O-O 7. Nxc6 dxc6
8. Bg5 Qe7 9. Bd3 Bd7 10. O-O Qc5+ 11. Kh1 Qxg5 12. Qe2 Bc5 13. f4 Qh6 14.
Rf3 Bg4 15. e5 Bxf3 16. Qxf3 Nd7 17. Rd1 Rfe8 18. Ne4 Bb6 19. Ng5 Nxe5 20.
Bxh7+ Kh8 21. fxe5 Qxg5 0-1

Bansal-Dolz Memphis Candidates January 09, 2016 round 2
Queen's Gambit Declined

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. Nc3 O-O 6. e3 Bb7 7. Be2 d5 8. O-O
Nbd7 9. Qc2 dxc4 10. Bxc4 Bxf3 11. gxf3 c6 12. Kh1 Nd5 13. Bxe7 Qxe7 14. Rg1
Qf6 15. f4 Nxc3 16. bxc3 c5 17. Bd3 h6 18. Rg2 Kh8 19. Rag1 cxd4 20. Rxg7 Qxg7
21. Rxg7 Kxg7 22. exd4 Rac8 23. f3 Nf6 24. Qg2+ Kh8 25. Qh3 Ng8 26. c4 f5 27.
Qf1 Rcd8 28. Qe1 Rfe8 29. Qe5+ Kh7 30. d5 Kg6 31. d6 Nf6 32. a4 Nd7 33. Qd4 Nc5
34. a5 Nb3 35. Qg1+ Kf6 36. axb6 Rxd6 37. Bc2 Rxb6 38. Bxb3 Rxb3 39. Qd1 Rb7
40. c5 Reb8 41. Kg2 Rb2+ 42. Kh3 R2b7 43. Qd6 Rc8 44. Qa6 Rbc7 45. c6 Rxc6 46.
Qxa7 R8c7 47. Qd4+ Kf7 48. Qe3 1/2-1/2

Hayes-Saurage Memphis Candidates January 09, 2016 round 2
Caro-Kann

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Bc4 Nf6 5. h3 h6 6. Bf4 Nd5 7. Qh5 e6 8. Nxd5
cxd5 9. Bb3 Nc6 10. c3 Ne7 11. Bg5 Qc7 12. Bxe7 Bxe7 13. Ba4+ Bd7 14. Bxd7+
Qxd7 15. Ne2 Qb5 16. b3 Rc8 17. Rc1 Bg5 18. Rd1 Qa5 19. f4 exf3 20. Qxf3 O-O
21. a4 a6 22. O-O Qb6 23. b4 Rc4 24. Rb1 Qc7 25. Kh1 b6 26. Rb3 a5 27. bxa5
bxa5 28. Rfb1 Qe7 29. Rb7 Qf6 30. Qxf6 Bxf6 31. Ra7 Rxa4 32. Rb5 Ra1+ 33. Kh2
Ra2 34. Nf4 Bg5 35. Nd3 Rc8 36. Rc5 Rxc5 37. dxc5 Ra3 38. c6 Rxc3 39. c7 Rxc7
40. Rxc7 Bd2 41. Rc2 Bb4 42. Kg3 Kf8 43. Nxb4 axb4 44. Rb2 f5 45. Rxb4 Kf7 46.
Kf3 Kf6 47. h4 g5 48. hxg5+ hxg5 49. Rb6 Ke5 50. g3 g4+ 51. Ke3 d4+ 52. Ke2 Kd5
53. Kd3 e5 54. Rb5+ Ke6 55. Rb6+ Kd5 56. Rb5+ Ke6 57. Rb8 Kd5 58. Rb5+ 1/2-1/2

Vera-Puckett Memphis Candidates January 09, 2016 round 2
Caro-Kann: advance variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Bd3 Bxd3 5. Qxd3 e6 6. Nf3 c5 7. c3 Nc6 8.
O-O Nge7 9. Bg5 h6 10. Bxe7 Bxe7 11. Nbd2 O-O 12. a3 c4 13. Qc2 b5 14. h3
Qd7 15. Nh2 a5 16. f4 b4 17. Rf3 f5 18. exf6 Bxf6 19. Ng4 Bxd4+ 20. cxd4
Nxd4 21. Qg6 Nxf3+ 22. Nxf3 Kh8 23. Nfe5 Qe8 24. Qc2 b3 25. Qc3 h5 26. Nh2
Rxf4 27. Qg3 Rf6 28. Nhf3 Kg8 29. Re1 Qe7 30. Nd4 Qc5 31. Qe3 Rd8 32. Kh1
Rdf8 33. Nef3 c3 34. Qe5 cxb2 35. Nxb3 Qf2 36. Nbd2 Rg6 37. Re2 Rxf3 38.
Rxf2 Rxf2 39. Qxb2 Rfxg2 40. Qb8+ Kh7 41. Nf3 R2g3 42. Qf4 Rxh3+ 43. Nh2 Rg4
44. Qf1 Rgh4 45. Qb1+ g6 46. Qb7+ Kh6 47. Qe7 Rxh2+ 48. Kg1 Rh1+ 49. Kg2
R4h2+ 50. Kg3 h4+ 51. Kf4 Rf1+ 52. Ke5 h3 53. Qh4+ Kg7 54. Kd6 Rf5 55. Qg3
Rh1 56. Qc3+ Kh7 57. Kxe6 d4 58. Qg3 h2 59. Qh4+ Kg8 60. Qd8+ Rf8 61. Qh4
Re1+ 62. Qxe1 Re8+ 0-1

Polk-Cierna Memphis Candidates January 09, 2016 round 2
Old Benoni defense

1. d4 c5 2. d5 d6 3. c4 g6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. e4 Nf6 6. Nge2 O-O 7. Ng3 Na6 8.
Be2 h5 9. O-O Nc7 10. f3 Rb8 11. Be3 a6 12. a4 Bd7 13. Qd2 Kh7 14. Rab1 b5
15. b4 cxb4 16. Rxb4 a5 17. Rbb1 b4 18. Nb5 Na6 19. Nh1 Qc8 20. Rfc1 Nc5 21.
Bd1 Rb7 22. Nf2 Be8 23. Nd3 Nfd7 24. Nxc5 Nxc5 25. Bc2 Bd7 26. Bd4 f6 27.
Qf2 Bh6 28. Be3 Bxe3 29. Qxe3 Na6 30. Bd3 Qc5 31. Kf2 Kg7 32. Qxc5 Nxc5 33.
Bc2 b3 34. Bxb3 Nd3+ 35. Ke3 Nxc1 36. Rxc1 Rc8 37. Kd4 Bxb5 38. axb5 Rxb5
39. Bc2 Rb4 40. Bd3 Rb2 41. Rc2 Rxc2 42. Bxc2 Kf8 43. Ba4 Rb8 44. Bb5 Kf7
45. Kc3 e6 46. Kb3 f5 47. Ka4 Kf6 48. dxe6 fxe4 49. fxe4 Kxe6 50. Kxa5 Ke5
51. Ka6 g5 52. Ka7 Rf8 53. Kb6 Rf2 54. c5 dxc5 55. Kxc5 Rxg2 56. h3 Rc2+ 57.
Kb4 Rb2+ 0-1

Kong-Wu Memphis Candidates U1500 January 09, 2016 round 2
QGD semi-Slav

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 e6 5. Bf4 Nbd7 6. e3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b5 8.
Bd3 a6 9. e4 c5 10. dxc5 Bxc5 11. O-O O-O 12. Qc2 Kh8 13. e5 Nh5 14. Bg5 f6
15. exf6 Nhxf6 16. Ne4 Be7 17. Nxf6 Bxf6 18. Be3 h6 19. Be4 Rb8 20. Ba7 Rb7
21. Bxb7 Bxb7 22. Qd3 Bxb2 23. Rad1 Bc6 24. Bd4 Bxf3 25. gxf3 Qg5+ 26. Kh1
Bxd4 27. Qxd4 Ne5 28. Qc5 Rf6 29. Rd8+ Kh7 30. Rg1 Qh5 31. Qc2+ Rf5 32. Rg3
g6 33. Qc8 Rxf3 34. Rh8+ Kg7 35. Qg8+ Kf6 36. Qf8+ Nf7 37. Rh7 g5 38. Rxf7+
Ke5 39. Rgxf3 Qg6 40. Re3+ Kd5 41. Rd7+ Kc4 42. Qc8+ Kb4 43. Rd4+ Ka5 44.
Qc7# 1-0

Beatty-Pylant Memphis Candidates January 09, 2016 round 2
Symmetrical English

1. c4 c5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. e4 d6 6. Nge2 e5 7. O-O Nge7 8. d3
O-O 9. f4 f5 10. a3 Be6 11. Nd5 Qd7 12. Ne3 fxe4 13. dxe4 Nd4 14. Nc3 Bh3 15.
Rb1 Bxg2 16. Kxg2 a5 17. Bd2 a4 18. Rf2 Ra6 19. Qf1 Nb3 20. Rd1 Nc6 21. Qd3
Ncd4 22. Ncd5 b5 23. Bc3 Qb7 24. Rdf1 bxc4 25. Qxc4 Kh8 26. fxe5 Rxf2+ 27. Rxf2
dxe5 28. Qf1 Kg8 29. Ne7+ Qxe7 30. Qxa6 Qe8 31. Nd5 Ne6 32. Nf6+ Bxf6 33. Rxf6
Ned4 34. Bxd4 Nxd4 35. Qc4+ Kg7 36. Ra6 Qf8 37. Ra7+ Kh6 38. Qc1+ g5 39. Ra6+
Kh5 40. g4+ Kxg4 41. h3+ 1-0

Puckett-Cao Memphis Candidates January 09, 2016 round 1
Scandinavian Defence

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nxd5 4. d4 Bg4 5. c4 Nb6 6. Be2 e6 7. Qb3 c5 8. h3
Bh5 9. Be3 cxd4 10. Bxd4 Nc6 11. Bc3 Qc7 12. Qb5 Bg6 13. Be5 Qd7 14. Nc3 Nxe5
15. Qxe5 f6 16. Qe3 Bb4 17. O-O O-O 18. Rad1 Qe7 19. Ne4 Rac8 20. a3 Nxc4 21.
Qb3 Bxe4 22. Bxc4 Bxf3 23. gxf3 Rxc4 24. Qxc4 Bd6 25. f4 Rd8 26. f5 Kf7 27.
Rfe1 Re8 28. Rxe6 1-0


Saurage-Beatty Memphis Candidates January 09, 2016 round 1
King's Indian: 4.e4

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Bd3 O-O 6. h4 e5 7. dxe5 dxe5 8.
Bg5 h6 9. Bxf6 Bxf6 10. Qd2 Bg7 11. h5 c6 12. hxg6 fxg6 13. Rxh6 Bxh6 14.
Qxh6 Qf6 15. Nf3 Kf7 16. Qh7+ Ke8 17. Qc7 Nd7 18. O-O-O Qd8 19. Qd6 Rf6 20.
Qa3 Qe7 21. Qb3 Nc5 22. Qc2 Bg4 23. Be2 Bxf3 24. Bxf3 Ne6 25. Bg4 Nd4 26.
Qd2 Rd8 27. Qh6 Rxf2 28. Qxg6+ Qf7 29. Bh5 Qxg6 30. Bxg6+ Ke7 31. g4 Rdf8
32. Bf5 Rh8 0-1

Dolz-Polk Memphis Candidates January 09, 2016 round 1
Caro-Kann: classical, Spassky variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. Nf3 Nd7 7. h4 h6 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 Qd5 16. Qb3 Qxb3 17. axb3 Ng4 18. Be3 O-O 19. Ne5 Nxe5 20.
dxe5 Rfd8 21. Rxd8+ Rxd8 22. Rd1 a6 23. Rxd8+ Bxd8 24. Kd2 Kf8 25. Bc5+ Be7
26. Bxe7+ Kxe7 27. Kd3 Kd7 28. Kc4 Kc7 29. f4 Kb6 30. g4 c5 31. Kd3 Kb5 32.
g5 Kb4 33. gxh6 gxh6 34. Kd2 a5 35. Kd3 b5 36. Kd2 c4 37. bxc4 Kxc4 38. Ke3
b4 39. Kd2 a4 40. Kc1 a3 41. bxa3 bxa3 42. Kb1 Kc3 43. Ka2 Kxc2 44. Kxa3 Kd3
45. Kb4 Ke4 46. Kc5 Kxf4 47. Kd6 Kf5 48. Ke7 Kxe5 49. Kxf7 Kf5 50. Kg7 Kg5 0-1

Cierna-Bansal Memphis Candidates January 09, 2016 round 1
Réti Opening: New York and Capablanca Systems

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. b3 g6 3. Bb2 Bg7 4. g3 O-O 5. Bg2 c6 6. O-O d5 7. d3 Re8 8. Nbd2
Nbd7 9. e4 e6 10. h3 dxe4 11. dxe4 e5 12. Qe2 Qc7 13. a4 b6 14. Ba3 Bb7 15.
Rad1 Rad8 16. Nc4 c5 17. Nd6 Re7 18. Nxb7 Qxb7 19. Nd2 Qc6 20. Nc4 Re6 21. Bb2
Rde8 22. Rd2 Qc7 23. Rfd1 Kh8 24. h4 R8e7 25. Bh3 Rc6 26. Bc1 h6 27. h5 g5 28.
Bf5 Qb7 29. Bb2 Kg8 30. Bxd7 Nxd7 31. Nd6 Rxd6 32. Rxd6 Nf6 33. Qf3 Nxe4 34.
Rd8+ Bf8 35. R1d5 Nd2 36. Qf6 Nf3+ 37. Qxf3 Kg7 38. Qf5 Qc6 39. Bxe5+ Rxe5 40.
Qxe5+ Qf6 41. Qxf6+ Kxf6 42. Rxf8 1-0

Vera-Satheesh Memphis Candidates January 09, 2016 round 1
French: exchange variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. h3 Be7 6. Bd3 h6 7. O-O Be6 8.
Bf4 Qd7 9. Ne5 Qd8 10. Nc3 Nbd7 11. Re1 c6 12. Ng6 fxg6 13. Rxe6 Kf7 14. Qe2
Re8 15. Re1 Nf8 16. Re3 c5 17. Nb5 c4 18. Bxc4 Rc8 19. Bd3 Qd7 20. Nc3 a6
21. Qf3 Rc6 22. Be5 Rb6 23. Bxf6 Rxf6 24. Qxd5+ Qxd5 25. Nxd5 Re6 26. Rxe6
Nxe6 27. Bxg6+ Kxg6 28. Rxe6+ Kf7 29. Rxe7+ Rxe7 30. Nxe7 Kxe7 31. c4 b6 32.
f4 Ke6 33. g4 g6 34. Kf2 a5 35. Ke3 h5 36. Ke4 a4 37. gxh5 gxh5 38. c5 bxc5
39. dxc5 h4 40. f5+ Kf7 41. Ke5 Ke7 42. c6 Kd8 43. f6 Kc7 44. f7 Kxc6 45.
f8=Q a3 46. Qxa3 Kb7 47. Qd6 Ka8 48. Qd7 Kb8 49. Kd6 Ka8 50. Kc6 Kb8 51.
Qb7# 1-0

Pylant-Hayes Memphis Candidates January 09, 2016 round 1
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bf4 Bg7 4. e3 Nf6 5. h3 Nc6 6. Be2 O-O 7. Nbd2 Re8 8.
O-O Bf5 9. c3 Nh5 10. Bh2 Nf6 11. Bb5 a6 12. Bxc6 bxc6 13. Ne5 Bd7 14. Ndf3
Qc8 15. Nxd7 Nxd7 16. Re1 e5 17. dxe5 Nxe5 18. Nxe5 Bxe5 19. Qa4 Bxh2+ 20.
Kxh2 Qd7 21. Rad1 Re4 22. Qxe4 Qd6+ 23. Qf4 1-0

Satheesh-Kong Memphis Candidates U1500 January 09, 2016 round 1
Giuoco Piano

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Nf6 5. d3 O-O 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 Be7 8.
Nbd2 d5 9. Bxf6 dxc4 10. Bxe7 Qxe7 11. Nxc4 Bg4 12. h3 Bh5 13. c3 Rad8 14.
Qe2 Qf6 15. Ncd2 Ne7 16. Qe3 a6 17. d4 Nc6 18. d5 Ne7 19. c4 c6 20. b3 cxd5
21. exd5 Bxf3 22. Nxf3 Ng6 23. Rfe1 Rfe8 24. Qe4 Re7 25. Re2 Qd6 26. Rae1
Rde8 27. Rc2 b6 28. Rec1 Rc8 29. Ra1 Rec7 30. a3 b5 31. Nd2 a5 32. Rb2 bxc4
33. Nxc4 Qf6 34. Nxa5 Rc1+ 35. Rxc1 Rxc1+ 36. Kh2 Nf4 37. Qf3 e4 38. Qe3
Qxb2 39. Qxf4 Qxa3 40. d6 Rd1 41. Nb7 Qxb3 42. Qxe4 Qb6 43. Qe7 Qxf2 44.
Qe8+ Kh7 45. d7 Qf4+ 46. g3 Qf2# 0-1

Wu-Cao Memphis Candidates U1500 January 09, 2016 round 1
Giuoco Piano: four knights variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. O-O O-O 6. d3 h6 7. Be3 Bb6 8.
Bxb6 cxb6 9. Bb5 d6 10. d4 Bg4 11. dxe5 Nxe5 12. Be2 Qe7 13. Nd4 Rad8 14.
Bxg4 Nexg4 15. Nf5 Qe6 16. Kh1 Nxe4 17. Qxg4 Nxc3 18. bxc3 h5 19. Qxg7# 1-0