City Championship 2001 is won by Doug Eckert!
Time Control: 40/2, 20/1, 20/1 (no sudden death)
This is the true way to better chess.
Chief TD for this event is Gary Pylant
Make sure that you always...call the TD if you can't make Friday night. And never withdraw from any tournament.
Miracle draw for Kenneth Howell occured in the 6th round.  TD left the scene at 1:40 after he thought a draw would prevail.

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Doug Eckert vs. Carlos Sims



1. d4 a6 2. e4 e6 3. Nf3 g6 4. c4 d6 5. Nc3 b6 6. Bg5 Qd7 7. Be2 Bg7 8. Qd2

h6 9. Be3 Bb7 10. h3 Ne7 11. d5 exd5 12. cxd5 f5 13. Bd4 Bxd4 14. Nxd4 fxe4

15. Bg4 Nf5 16. f3 e3 17. Qd3 O-O 18. O-O Qf7 19. Bxf5 gxf5 20. Qxe3 Nd7 21.

Qxh6 Bxd5 22. Nxd5 Qxd5 23. Ne6 Qe5 24. Nxf8 Rxf8 25. Qg6+ Qg7 26. Qxg7+

Kxg7 27. Rfd1 Nf6 28. Rac1 Rf7 29. g4 Kg6 30. Kg2 Re7 31. Kg3 fxg4 32. hxg4

Rd7 33. Rc6 Rf7 34. b4 Rd7 35. a4 d5 36. Kf4 Kf7 37. Kf5 Ng8 38. Rc2 d4 39.

g5 Rd5+ 40. Kg4 c5 41. a5 d3 42. Rc4 b5 43. Rxc5 Rd4+ 44. f4 Ne7 45. Rc7 d2

46. Kf3 Ke6 47. Rxe7+ Kxe7 48. Ke3 Rxb4 49. Rxd2 Ra4 50. g6 Rxa5 51. Rg2 Kf8

52. f5 b4 53. Kf4 b3 54. f6 Kg8 55. Rd2 Ra4+ 56. Ke5 Ra5+ 57. Ke6 (1:0)



Roland Piekorz vs. Charles Herbers



1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 Bc5 4. Bg2 d6 5. a3 a6 6. e3 Nge7 7. Nge2 O-O 8.

O-O Bg4 9. b4 Bb6 10. Qb3 Qd7 11. Bb2 Rab8 12. a4 Nd4 13. exd4 exd4 14. Nf4

dxc3 15. Qxc3 f6 16. d4 c6 17. Rae1 Rfe8 18. h3 Bf5 19. g4 Bg6 20. d5 cxd5

21. Bxd5+ Nxd5 22. Nxd5 Bd8 23. Rxe8+ Bxe8 24. Re1 Bf7 25. Qg3 b5 26. axb5

axb5 27. Qd3 bxc4 28. Qd4 Qb7 29. Nf4 Qxb4 30. Bc3 Qc5 31. Qe4 d5 32. Qf5

Ba5 33. Ne6 Bxc3 34. Nxc5 Bxe1 35. Qd7 Re8 36. Nb7 Bb4 37. Nd8 Rxd8 38.

Qxd8+ Bf8 39. Kf1 Be6 40. Qe8 Bf7 draw



Carlos Sims vs. Kenneth Howell



1. d4 f5 2. Bg5 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. h4 Bg7 5. h5 Nf6 6. hxg6 hxg6 7. Rxh8+ Bxh8

8. Nf3 Be6 9. Ne5 Bf7 10. Qd3 Nbd7 11. Bxf6 Nxf6 12. Qb5+ Kf8 13. O-O-O Rb8

14. e3 a6 15. Qd3 Qd6 16. Be2 Ne4 17. Nxf7 Kxf7 18. Nxe4 fxe4 19. Qb3 e6 20.

c4 Bg7 21. f3 Ke7 22. fxe4 dxe4 23. Qc2 Qc6 24. Rh1 Rh8 25. Rxh8 Bxh8 26.

Bf1 Bf6 27. Qf2 b5 28. Qc2 Bg5 29. Kd2 Qd6 30. Ke2 Qg3 31. Qxe4 Bh4 32. Qf4

Qe1+ 33. Kd3 bxc4+ 34. Kxc4 Qc1+ 35. Kb3 Be1 36. Bd3 Qd1+ 37. Bc2 Qe2 38.

Qxc7+ Kf6 39. Qf4+ Ke7 40. Qg5+ Kd7 41. Bxg6 Bd2 42. Be4 Bxe3 43. Qg7+ Kd8

44. a4 Qd1+ 45. Bc2 Qd2 46. Qg6 Kd7 47. Qd3 Qf2 48. g4 Bxd4 49. Qxa6 Qg3+

50. Qd3 Qxg4 51. a5 e5 52. Qf5+ Qxf5 53. Bxf5+ Kc6 54. Bd3 e4 55. Be2 e3 56.

a6 Kb6 57. Ka2 Ka7 58. Ka3 Bc5+ 59. b4 Bb6 60. Kb3 Kb8 61. Kc4 Kc7 62. Kd5

Ba7 63. Bb5 Bb6 64. Bd3 Ba7 65. Kc4 Bb6 66. b5 Ba7 67. Kb4 Bb6 (draw)



Doug Eckert vs. Roland Piekorz



1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. cxd5 exd5 6. e3 O-O 7. Bd3 c6 8.

Qc2 Nbd7 9. Nf3 h6 10. Bh4 Re8 11. O-O Ne4 12. Bxe4 Bxh4 13. Bh7+ Kh8 14.

Bd3 Bf6 15. b4 Nf8 16. b5 Bg4 17. bxc6 bxc6 18. Nd2 c5 19. dxc5 d4 20. Nce4

dxe3 21. Nxf6 Qxf6 22. fxe3 Qg5 23. Rae1 Re5 24. Ne4 Qe7 25. Nd6 f6 26. Rb1

Nd7 27. Rb7 Qf8 28. Qa4 Nxc5 29. Qxg4 Rg5 30. Qd4 Nxb7 31. Nxb7 Qe7 32. Nd6

Rd8 33. Nf7+ (1:0)



Allan Bogle vs. Doug Eckert



1 e3 g6 2 f4 Bg7 3 Nf3 c5 4 Be2 Nf6 5 b3 Ne4 6 c3 d5 7 Bb5+ Nc6 8 Bb2 0-0 9

Bxc6 bxc6 10 d3 Nd6 11 Nbd2 Qb6 12 Qe2 a5 13 0-0 a4 14 Rab1 axb3 15 axb3

Ra2 16 Rfc1 c4! 17 b4 (17 dxc4 Bf5 wins) 17...cxd3 18 Qxd3 Bf5 19 Qe2 Bxb1

20 Rxb1 Qa6 21 Qxa6 Rxa6 22 Nb3 Nc4 23 Nbd4 Rfa8 24 Bc1 Ra1 25 Rxa1 Rxa1 26

Nb3 Rb1 (0:1)


Roland Piekorz vs. Allan Bogle



1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 c5 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 Be7 5. e4 Nc6 6. Nge2 Qc7 7. O-O b6 8.

d4 cxd4 9. Nxd4 Nxd4 10. Qxd4 Bc5 11. Qd3 Bb7 12. b3 a6 13. Bf4 e5 14. Be3

O-O 15. Bg5 Ng4 16. Nd1 h6 17. Be3 Nf6 18. Bxc5 Qxc5 19. Ne3 d6 20. Rad1 Qc6

21. Nf5 Qc5 22. Nxd6 Rfd8 23. Nxb7 Rxd3 24. Nxc5 Rxd1 25. Rxd1 bxc5 26. Rd6

Kf8 27. Rc6 Rd8 28. Bf3 Rd4 29. Rxc5 Nxe4 30. Bxe4 Rxe4 31. Ra5 Re1+ 32. Kg2

e4 33. Rxa6 Re2 34. Kf1 Rb2 35. c5 e3 36. fxe3 Rxh2 37. Ra7 Rc2 38. b4 g5

39. a4 h5 40. Rd7 h4 41. gxh4 gxh4 42. Rd4 h3 43. Kg1 Rc3 44. a5 Rxe3 45. a6

Ke7 46. c6 Rg3+ 47. Kh2 Rg8 48. c7 (1:0)



Doug Eckert vs. Randall Senn



1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. Nf3 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 g6 6. g3 d6 7. Bg2 Bd7 8.

O-O Bg7 9. Nb3 b6 10. Nd4 Rc8 11. b3 O-O 12. Bb2 Ng4 13. e3 h5 14. Rc1 Nh6

15. Nde2 h4 16. Qd2 hxg3 17. hxg3 Ne5 18. Nd5 Bc6 19. Nd4 Ba8 20. e4 Nhg4

21. f4 e6 22. Ne3 Nxe3 23. Qxe3 Ng4 24. Qe2 e5 25. Nb5 a6 26. Qxg4 axb5 27.

cxb5 exf4 28. Bxg7 Kxg7 29. Rxc8 Qxc8 30. Qxc8 Rxc8 31. gxf4 Rc2 32. Rd1 d5

33. exd5 Rxa2 34. Bh3 Re2 35. d6 Re8 36. Bd7 Rd8 37. Bc6 Kf8 38. d7 Ke7 39.

Re1+ Kd6 40. Re8 Bxc6 41. bxc6 (1:0)

Charles Herbers vs. Kenneth Howell



1. e4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nc3 c5 4. Bb5+ Nc6 5. exd5 exd5 6. Qe2+ Be6 7. d4 h6

8. Be3 c4 9. Ne5 Rc8 10. Rd1 Nf6 11. O-O Be7 12. Nxc4 O-O 13. Ne5 Bb4 14.

Nb1 Nxe5 15. dxe5 Nd7 16. c3 Bc5 17. Nd2 Qb6 18. Bxd7 Bxd7 19. Bxc5 Rxc5 20.

Nb3 Rc4 21. Rxd5 Be6 22. Qxc4 Rc8 23. Qd3 Bxd5 24. Qxd5 Rd8 25. Qc5 Qg6 26.

Nd4(1:0)

Roland Piekorz vs. Kenneth Howell


1. c4 f5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 d6 6. e4 Nc6 7. Nge2 e5 8.

O-O O-O 9. Bg5 Ne7 10. Qd2 c6 11. Rad1 Qc7 12. d4 Nxe4 13. Nxe4 fxe4 14.

dxe5 dxe5 15. Bxe7 Qxe7 16. Nc3 Bg4 17. Rde1 Rad8 18. Qc1 Bf3 19. Nxe4

Bxg2 20. Kxg2 Rd4 21. b3 Qf7 22. Qe3 Bh6 23. Qxh6 Qf3+ 24. Kg1 Rxe4 25.

Rxe4 Qxe4 26. Qd2 Qd4  27. Qe2 Rd8 28. Re1 e4 29. Qxe4

Qxe4 30. Rxe4 Kf7 31. Kf1 Rd2 32. Re2 Rd1+ 33. Kg2 Rd3 34. f4 Kf6 35.

Kf2 Rc3 36. h3 b5 37. cxb5 cxb5 38. Rd2 Rc7 39. Rd5 Rc2+ 40. Kf3 Rxa2

41. Rxb5 a5 42. Rb6+ Kg7 43. Kg4 a4 44. bxa4 Rxa4 45. Rb7+ Kg8 46. Re7

h6 47. h4 Ra3 48. h5 gxh5+ 49. Kh4 Rf3 50. Re5 Kg7 51. Rxh5 Kg6 52. Rb5

Rf1 53. Rb6+ Kg7 54. Kg4 Rh1 55. Kf5 Rh5+ 56. Ke4 Rh3 57. g4 Rg3 58. Kf5

Rg2 59. Rb7+ Kg8 60. g5 hxg5 61. fxg5 Rf2+ 62. Kg6 Rf8 63. Kh6 Kh8 64.

g6 Kg8  (draw)


Allan Bogle vs. Carlos Sims


1. b3 e6 2. Bb2 b6 3. e3 a6 4. f4 Bb7 5. Nf3 d6 6. d3 Nd7 7. Nbd2 Ngf6 8. h3

g6 9. Be2 Bg7 10. O-O O-O 11. Rb1 Nd5 12. Kf2 Bxb2 13. Rxb2 Qf6 14. Qc1 Nc3

15. Nb1 Nd5 16. c4 Ne7 17. Nbd2 e5 18. fxe5 Nxe5 19. Kg1 Nf5 20. Nd4 Nxd4

21. exd4 Qg5 22. Ne4 Qxc1 23. Rxc1 Nd7 24. Bf3 Rab8 25. Rf2 f5 26. Ng5 Bxf3

27. Nxf3 Rbe8 28. Kf1 Re3 29. Rd2 f4 30. Re1 Rxe1+ 31. Kxe1 Re8+ 32. Re2

Rxe2+ 33. Kxe2 h6 34. Nh4 Kg7 35. Kf3 Kf6 36. g3 fxg3 37. Kxg3 g5 38. Nf3

Kf5 39. Nd2 h5 40. Ne4 Nf6 41. Nc3 c6 42. b4 d5 43. c5 b5 44. a4 h4+ 45. Kf3

bxa4 46. Nxa4 Nh5 47. Nb2 Nf4 48. Nd1 Nxh3 49. Ne3+ Ke6 50. Ng4 Kd7 51. Ne5+

Kc7 52. Kg4 Nf2+ 53. Kf3 Nd1 54. Nf7 h3 55. Nxg5 h2 56. Kg2 h1=Q+ 57. Kxh1

Nf2+ 58. Kg2 Nxd3 59. Ne6+ Kc8 60. Kf3 Nxb4 61. Ke3 a5 62. Kd2 Kb7 63. Kc3

Kc8 64. Kb3 Kd7 65. Nf4 Kc7 66. Ka4 Nc2 67. Ne2 Ne3 68. Kxa5 Kc8 69. Nf4

Nc4+ 70. Kb4 Ne3 71. Kc3 Nc4 72. Nd3 Kc7 73. Kb4 Kd7 74. Kc3 Kc7 75. Nb4 Kb7

76. Kd3 Nb2+ 77. Ke3 Nc4+ 78. Kf4 Kc7 79. Kf5 Kd7 80. Nd3 Ne3+ 81. Kf6 Nc4

82. Ne5+ Kc7 83. Ke6 Ne3 84. Nf3 Nc4 85. Ke7 Ne3 86. Ke8 Kb7 87. Ng5 Kc7 88.

Ne6+ Kc8 89. Ke7 Nf5+ 90. Kf6 Ne3 91. Nf8 Kc7 92. Ke5 (draw)




Kenneth Howell vs. Doug Eckert


1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. Bxc6 bxc6 5. O-O Bg7 6. Re1 e5 7. d3 Ne7 8.

Bg5 h6 9. Be3 d6 10. h3 O-O 11. Qd2 Kh7 12. Nh2 f5 13. exf5 gxf5 14. Qe2 f4

15. Bd2 Ng6 16. Nc3 Rb8 17. Ne4 Rxb2 18. Bc3 Rb7 19. Nf3 Rbf7 20. Rab1 d5

21. Nxc5 e4 22. Nd4 Qd6 23. Ncb3 f3 24. Qe3 Nf4 25. g3 Ng2 26. Qd2 Qd7 27.

g4 Nf4 28. Nf5 Rxf5 29. gxf5 Qxf5 30. Bxg7 Qg5+(0:1)


Randall Senn vs. Roland Piekorz


1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 d6 5. Be3 Nf6 6. Nc3 e6 7. Be2 Be7 8.

f3 O-O 9. Qd2 a6 10. g4 Nd7 11. O-O-O Nxd4 12. Bxd4 b5 13. a3 Qc7 14. h4 Rb8

15. f4 Nb6 16. h5 Nc4 17. Bxc4 Qxc4 18. h6 g6 19. b3 Qc7 20. Kb2 Bb7 21. f5

e5 22. Be3 Rbc8 23. Nd5 Bxd5 24. exd5 a5 25. c3 a4 26. Qd3 axb3 27. Kxb3

Qc4+ 28. Qxc4 Rxc4 29. Rhg1 Rfc8 30. Bd2 Bd8 31. fxg6 fxg6 32. g5 R8c5 33.

Be1 Rf4 34. Rd3 Rf5 35. Bd2 e4 36. Rd4 Rcxd5 37. Rxe4 Rxd2 (0:1)






Carlos Sims vs. Charles Herbers


1. d4 f5 2. Nc3 g6 3. Bg5 Bg7 4. Nf3 d6 5. h4 h6 6. Bf4 Nf6 7. e3 O-O 8. d5

e5 9. dxe6 Bxe6 10. Nd4 Bf7 11. Qf3 c6 12. Be2 Qe7 13. Qg3 Rd8 14. h5 g5 15.

Nxf5 Qd7 16. Nxh6+ Bxh6 17. Bxg5 Kg7 18. Bxh6+ Kxh6 19. Qf4+ Kg7 20. Qg5+ (1:0)




Doug Eckert vs. Danny Gholson


1. d4 f5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. c4 Bg7 5. Nh3 O-O 6. Nc3 d6 7. d5 Nbd7 8.

O-O Nb6 9. Qd3 Bd7 10. b3 Rc8 11. Bd2 c6 12. Nf4 cxd5 13. cxd5 Ng4 14. Rac1

Ne5 15. Qb1 Kh8 16. a4 Rb8 17. e3 a6 18. Nce2 Bh6 19. Ba5 g5 20. Ne6 Bxe6

21. dxe6 g4 22. Nd4 f4 23. exf4 Bxf4 24. gxf4 Rxf4 25. Nf5 (1:0)




Randall Senn vs. Carlos Sims


1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nf3 e6 4. Be2 Ne7 5. O-O O-O 6. Ne5 d6 7. Ng4 Nd7 8.

h4 f5 9. Nh6+ Kh8 10. exf5 exf5 11. Bg5 Nf6 12. Nc3 d5 13. Qd2 c6 14. Rad1

b5 15. Bf3 a5 16. Rfe1 b4 17. Na4 Ne4 18. Bxe4 fxe4 19. Nc5 Ra7 20. Re3 Qd6

21. Rg3 Bxh6 22. Bxh6 Rf7 23. a3 Nf5 24. Bf4 Qd8 25. Be5+ Kg8 26. axb4 Nxg3

27. Bxg3 axb4 28. Qxb4 Bg4 29. Re1 Qf8 30. Qb6 Qe8 31. c4 Qa8 32. Kh2 Rae7

33. cxd5 cxd5 34. Be5 Qe8 35. Qd6 Be6 36. Nxe6 Rxe6 37. Qxd5 Rd7 38. Qxe4

Qd8 39. Ra1 h6 40. Ra8 Qxa8 41. Qxa8+ Kf7 42. Qh8 Rde7 43. Qh7+ Ke8 44. Qxh6

Kd8 45. Qc1 Rb6 46. Qd2 Rbe6 47. Qb4 Ke8 48. Bd6 Rd7 49. Qb8+ Rd8 50. Qb5+

Kf7 51. Be5 Rde8 52. Qb7+ R6e7 53. Qf3+ Ke6 54. Qc6+ Kf5 55. f3 Rf8 56. g4# (1:0)






Charles Herbers vs. Doug Eckert


1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Bc4 g6 4. d3 Bg7 5. Nge2 e6 6. a3 Nge7 7. O-O O-O 8.

Bg5 b6 9. f4 Bb7 10. f5 gxf5 11. exf5 f6 12. Bh4 d5 13. Ba2 Nxf5 14. Rxf5

exf5 15. Nxd5 Kh8 16. Nef4 Qe8 17. Qd2 Qe5 18. c3 Rae8 19. Re1 Qd6 20. Bg3

Rxe1+ 21. Qxe1 Qd7 22. Qe2 Qe8 23. Ne6 Rf7 24. Ndf4 Re7 25. Qh5 Qxh5 26.

Nxh5 Bh6 27. Nxf6 Bc8 28. Nf4 Bxf4 29. Bxf4 Kg7 30. Nh5+ Kg6 31. Ng3 Ba6 32.

Bd5 Ne5 33. d4 cxd4 34. cxd4 Nd3 35. Bd2 Bb7 36. Bxb7 Rxb7 37. Bc3 Re7 38.

Kf1 Nf4 39. Kf2 Nd5 40. Ne2 f4 41. Bd2 Kf5 42. Kf3 Rc7 43. Bxf4 Nxf4 44.

Nxf4 Rc2 45. h4 Rxb2 46. g4+ Kf6 47. Ke4 Ra2 48. g5+ Kf7 49. h5 Rxa3 50. Ke5

Re3+ 51. Kf5 a5 52. d5 Ke7 53. g6 hxg6+ 54. hxg6 Rg3 55. Ne6 Rxg6 56. Kxg6

Kd6 57. Nf4 a4 58. Ne2 Kxd5 59. Nc3+ Kc4 60. Nxa4 b5 61. Nb6+ Kc5 62. Nd7+

(draw)



Memphis Chess Club City Championship -- 2001  Crosstable



  No. Gr    Name(Team)                  Rate Rd 1  Rd 2  Rd 3  Rd 4  Rd 5  Rd 6  Rd 7  Score



   1.    Doug Eckert (1)............... 2268 D4    W8    W6    W2    W7    W3    W5      6.5

   2.    Randall Senn (2).............. 2003 W5    X7    L3    L1    X4    X8    X6      5.0

   3.    Roland Piekorz (4)............ 1822 W8    D6    W2    W7    W5    L1    D4      5.0

   4.    Charles Herbers (3)........... 1995 D1    L5    X8    W6    F2    X7    D3      4.0

   5.    Carlos Sims (5)............... 1735 L2    W4    D7    W8    L3    D6    L1      3.0

   6.    Kenneth Howell (6)............ 1543 W7    D3    L1    L4    X8    D5    F2      3.0

   7.    Allan Bogle (7)............... 1484 L6    F2    D5    L3    L1    F4    F8      0.5

   8.  6 Danny Gholson (8)............. 1384 L3    L1    F4    L5    F6    F2    F7      0.0





Memphis Chess Club City Championship -- 2001 Tiebreaks



Place            Name/Team             Rate Score  MMed   Solk   Cum   CumOp

    1 Doug Eckert (1)                  2268   6.5   19.5   21.5   24.5   79.5

    2 Roland Piekorz (4)               1822   5.0   21.0   23.0   22.5   81.5

    3 Randall Senn (2)                 2003   5.0   14.5   14.5   15.0   60.5

    4 Charles Herbers (3)              1995   4.0   17.5   17.5   13.0   73.5

    5 Carlos Sims (5)                  1735   3.0   18.5   25.0   13.5   90.5

    6 Kenneth Howell (6)               1543   3.0   13.5   20.0   13.0   76.0

    7 Allan Bogle (7)                  1484   0.5   11.0   17.5    2.5   73.5

    8 Danny Gholson (8)                1384   0.0    8.0   14.5    0.0   60.5









Last Modified: 02/24/2001 CST: 1:37 pm



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