Game of the Day Part 20
This page was last updated on: 27 June, 2017
June 30, 2017

Graham Horobetz(1436) - Kenneth Hall(1579)  John Hurt Memorial 4    June 23, 2007
Caro-Kann: advance variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Bd3 Bxd3 5. Qxd3 e6 6. b3 Ne7 7. Ba3 Qa5+ 8.
Qd2 Qa6 9. Qc3 Qb6 10. Bc5 Qc7 11. Bd6 Qd8 12. Nf3 g6 13. g4 Bh6 14. g5 Bg7
15. h4 Nf5 16. Ba3 h5 17. Nbd2 Qb6 18. Qd3 Qa5 19. b4 Qc7 20. Nf1 b5 21. Ng3
Ne7 22. Nd2 Nd7 23. Nb3 a6 24. Nf1 Nf5 25. Ng3 Ne7 26. c3 Nc8 27. Na5 Ncb6
28. O-O-O Nc4 29. Nxc4 bxc4 30. Qc2 Bf8 31. Ne2 Be7 32. Nf4 a5 33. Nxe6 Qb7
34. Nc5 Qc7 35. e6 Nxc5 36. exf7+ Kxf7 37. bxc5 Rhb8 38. Rdf1 Qf4+ 39. Kd1
Qf3+ 40. Ke1 Re8 41. Kd2 Bxg5+ 0-1

June 29, 2017

Charlie Durham(1940) - Ed Hamelrath(1742)   John Hurt Memorial 4    June 23, 2007
Caro-Kann defense

1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. g3 Bg4 5. Bg2 e6 6. d3 Nc6 7. O-O Nf6 8.
Nbd2 Be7 9. c4 O-O 10. a3 a5 11. b3 Bc5 12. Bb2 Bd4 13. Qc1 Bxb2 14. Qxb2
Qb6 15. Rac1 Bf5 16. c5 Qb5 17. d4 Ne4 18. Rfe1 Nxd2 19. Nxd2 Qd3 20. Nf3
Be4 21. Re3 Qb5 22. Bf1 1-0

June 28, 2017

David Kernell(1923) - Tony Maneclang(1625)  John Hurt Memorial 4    June 23, 2007
QGD: Ragozin variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Qb3
Bxc3+ 8. bxc3 c6 9. e3 Qb6 10. Qc2 Ne4 11. Bf4 Ndf6 12. Bd3 O-O 13. O-O Re8
14. h3 Qd8 15. Rab1 Qe7 16. c4 dxc4 17. Qxc4 Nd5 18. Bh2 Nb6 19. Qb4 Qxb4
20. Rxb4 Nd5 21. Rb2 b6 22. Ne5 Rxe5 23. Bxe5 Nef6 24. Rc1 Bb7 25. e4 Ne7
26. Bxf6 gxf6 27. d5 c5 28. Rd2 f5 29. f3 fxe4 30. fxe4 Ng6 31. d6 Ne5 32.
Bb5 a6 33. Bc4 Bxe4 34. Bd5 Bxd5 35. Rxd5 Nd7 36. Re1 c4 37. Re7 Rd8 38.
Rg5+ Kf8 39. Rf5 f6 40. Rh5 Ne5 41. Rhxh7 Rxd6 42. Ra7 Kg8 43. Rhc7 Rd8 44.
Rxa6 Rb8 45. Kf2 f5 46. Raa7 b5 47. Ke3 b4 48. Rab7 Rxb7 49. Rxb7 Nd3 50.
Kd4 1-0

June 27, 2017

Sarkar-Horobetz Little Rock Spring Open May 07, 2017, round 3
Nimzo-Indian: classical, Milner-Barry (Zurich) variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 Nc6 5. Nf3 d6 6. Bd2 O-O 7. a3 Bxc3 8.
Bxc3 Qe7 9. e4 e5 10. d5 Nb8 11. Be2 a5 12. b3 c6 13. Nd2 Bd7 14. O-O cxd5
15. cxd5 b5 16. b4 a4 17. Qb2 Rc8 18. f4 exf4 19. Rxf4 Nxd5 20. exd5 Qe3+
21. Rf2 Rxc3 22. Ne4 Rb3 23. Nf6+ gxf6 24. Qxf6 Be8 25. Bxb5 Na6 26. Bxe8
Rxe8 27. Qxf7+ Kh8 28. Qf6+ Kg8 29. Qf7+ Kh8 30. Qf6+ Kg8 1/2-1/2

June 26, 2017

Horobetz-Wu Little Rock Spring Open May 07, 2017, 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 Be7 8. O-O
O-O 9. Kh1 b5 10. a4 b4 11. Nd5 Bb7 12. Nxf6+ Bxf6 13. f3 Qc7 14. Be3 Rd8 15.
a5 Nd7 16. Ra4 Be7 17. Rxb4 d5 18. Rxb7 Qxb7 19. exd5 Nc5 20. Nxc5 Bxc5 21.
Bxc5 Rxd5 22. Bd3 Rxc5 23. Be4 Qc8 24. Bxa8 Qxa8 25. Qd2 Rd5 26. Qc3 Qd8 27. b4
h6 28. h3 Qd6 29. Qc8+ Kh7 30. Qf5+ Kg8 31. c4 Rd4 32. Qc8+ Kh7 33. b5 Rd1 34.
Rxd1 Qxd1+ 35. Kh2 Qd2 36. Qf5+ Kg8 37. b6 e4 38. b7 Qd6+ 39. f4 e3 40. Qc8+
Kh7 41. b8=Q Qxf4+ 42. Qxf4 1-0

June 25, 2017

Stevenson-O'Bar Free Quick Chess Tournament at the Library! June 17, 2017, round 2
Nimzowitsch-Larsen Opening

1. b3 e5 2. Bb2 Nc6 3. e3 d5 4. Bb5 Bd6 5. f4 Qe7 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. O-O Nf6 8. h3
Bxf3 9. Qxf3 O-O-O 10. Nc3 e4 11. Qg3 h6 12. Ne2 Rdg8 13. Bxc6 bxc6 14. Nd4 Qd7
15. Qf2 c5 16. Ne2 h5 1/2-1/2

June 24, 2017

Bellisario-Horobetz Little Rock Spring Open May 06, 2017, round 1
Bogo-Indian defense, Nimzovich variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Qe7 5. Nc3 O-O 6. g3 d6 7. Bg2 e5 8.
O-O exd4 9. Nxd4 h6 10. Qc2 Bc5 11. Nb3 Bb6 12. Rae1 a6 13. e3 Nc6 14. Ne2
Bd7 15. Nbd4 Rae8 16. Bc3 Ne4 17. Nxc6 bxc6 18. Nd4 d5 19. f3 Nxc3 20. bxc3
c5 21. Nb3 c6 22. f4 Qd6 23. e4 dxc4 24. Nd2 Qd3 25. Qxd3 cxd3 26. Nc4 Bc7
27. Nb2 c4 28. Nxc4 Be6 29. Nb2 Rd8 30. Rd1 Bg4 31. Bf3 Bh3 32. Rfe1 Bb6+
33. Kh1 Bf2 34. Rg1 Bxg1 35. Kxg1 Be6 36. Nxd3 Bxa2 37. Nb4 Rxd1+ 38. Bxd1
Bb1 39. e5 Be4 40. Nxa6 Rd8 41. Be2 Rd2 42. Bf1 Rd1 43. Kf2 Rxf1+ 0-1

June 23, 2017

O'Bar-Mehrotra Free Quick Chess Tournament at the Library! June 17, 2017, round 1
Caro-Kann: Modern Line (4...Nd7)

1. e4 d5 2. Nc3 dxe4 3. Nxe4 Nd7 4. d4 Ngf6 5. Ng3 e6 6. Nf3 Bd6 7. Bd3 c6 8.
O-O Qc7 9. b3 O-O 10. Bb2 Re8 11. c4 c5 12. Re1 Bxg3 13. hxg3 cxd4 14. Nxd4 Nc5
15. Bc2 b6 16. Nb5 Qe7 17. Be5 Rd8 18. Qc1 Nd3 19. Bxd3 Rxd3 20. Nc7 Rb8 21.
Nd5 Nxd5 22. Bxb8 Nf6 23. Rd1 Rxg3 24. Bxg3 1-0

June 22, 2017

Horobetz-Davis Little Rock Spring Open May 06, 2017, round 2
Sicilian Scheveningen

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e6 7. O-O Be7 8. Be3
Qc7 9. a4 Nbd7 10. f4 b6 11. Bf3 Bb7 12. Nb3 Rc8 13. Qe1 O-O 14. Kh1 Bc6 15.
Nd4 Bb7 16. Rd1 Qb8 17. Bc1 Rc5 18. g4 Rxc3 19. Qxc3 Nxe4 20. Qe3 Nef6 21. g5
Nd5 22. Qe2 Nc5 23. Qg2 Rc8 24. f5 Nc7 25. b4 Bd5 26. bxc5 bxc5 27. Bxd5 cxd4
28. fxe6 fxe6 29. Bxe6+ Nxe6 30. Rde1 Qb1 31. Rxe6 Rxc2 32. Qa8+ 1-0

June 21, 2017

Lizardo-Sanchez-Stevenson Free Quick Chess Tournament at the Library! June 17, 2017, round 3
Sicilian Dragon: Yugoslav Attack

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 O-O 8. Qd2
Nc6 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. g4 Qc7 11. Bh6 Rb8 12. Bxg7 Kxg7 13. Rb1 Be6 14. h4 h6 15.
g5 hxg5 16. Qxg5 Nh5 17. Rg1 Rfd8 18. Qxh5 d5 19. Qg5 dxe4 20. fxe4 Qh2 21. h5
Rh8 22. hxg6 Rh5 23. Qg2 Qxg2 24. Rxg2 fxg6 25. Kf2 Rf8+ 26. Ke2 Bc4+ 27. Kd2
Bxf1 0-1

June 20, 2017

Middleton-Koshland Friendly Game 1973 
Sicilian Najdorf

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 Be7 8. Qf3
Qc7 9. O-O-O b5 10. a3 Bb7 11. g4 Nc6 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. Ndxb5 axb5 14. Nxb5 Qb6
15. Nxd6+ Kf8 16. Nxb7 Bxb2+ 17. Kd2 Rxa3 0-1

June 19, 2017

Gilley-Middleton MCC Club Ladder 1962 
Closed Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 d6 4. Bg2 g6 5. d3 Bg7 6. Nge2 f5 7. Be3 Nf6 8. O-O
O-O 9. Qd2 Rb8 10. Rae1 fxe4 11. dxe4 b6 12. Bh6 Bb7 13. Bxg7 Kxg7 14. Nf4 Qd7
15. Bh3 Ng4 16. f3 h5 17. fxg4 hxg4 18. Bg2 Ne5 19. Qe2 Rh8 20. Nfd5 Qe6 21.
Qe3 Rh6 22. Qg5 Re8 23. Nc7 Qg8 24. Nxe8+ Qxe8 25. Nd5 Bxd5 26. exd5 Rh5 27.
Qf4 Qh8 28. Rxe5 Rxe5 29. Qxg4 Qh6 30. Qf4 Qxf4 31. gxf4 Re2 32. Rc1 Kf6 33.
Bh3 Rd2 34. Be6 g5 35. fxg5+ Kxg5 36. b3 a6 37. a4 b5 38. axb5 axb5 39. c3 b4
40. cxb4 cxb4 41. Bd7 Rb2 42. Ba4 Re2 43. Rf1 Kh4 44. Rf4+ Kg5 45. Rf2 Re4 46.
Kf1 Rh4 47. Bd7 Rh7 48. h3 Kh4 49. Rf4+ Kg3 50. Rg4+ Kf3 51. Rg8 Rh4 52. Bg4+
Ke3 53. Rg7 Rh6 54. Rxe7+ Kd3 55. Re6 Rh7 56. Bf5+ 1-0

June 18, 2017

Middleton-Felt MCC Club Ladder Tournament 1973 
Alekhine's Defence: Chase Variation

1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. c4 Nb6 4. c5 Nd5 5. Bc4 e6 6. Nc3 Nxc3 7. dxc3 d5 8.
cxd6 cxd6 9. exd6 Bxd6 10. Qg4 O-O 11. Bg5 Be7 12. Rd1 Nd7 13. Bh6 Bf6 14. Nf3
Qe7 15. O-O e5 16. Bg5 Nb6 17. Bxf6 Qxf6 18. Qe4 Bf5 19. Qe2 Nxc4 20. Qxc4
1/2-1/2

June 17, 2017

Jones-Middleton Tennessee Open 1976 
King's Indian Attack

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d3 d6 4. g3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. O-O e6 7. c3 Nge7 8. d4
cxd4 9. cxd4 Qb6 10. d5 Bxb2 11. Bxb2 Qxb2 12. dxc6 Qxa1 13. Qb3 Qf6 14. cxb7
Bxb7 15. Qxb7 O-O 16. e5 dxe5 17. Nxe5 Nd5 18. Re1 Rab8 19. Qxa7 Ra8 20. Qd4
Rxa2 21. Nd2 Rb8 22. Ne4 Qg7 23. Nd6 Nb4 24. Rb1 Nc6 25. Rxb8+ Nxb8 26. Ndxf7
Qf6 27. Nh6+ Kg7 28. Nhg4 Qf5 29. Be4 Ra1+ 30. Qxa1 Qxe4 31. Nd7+ Kf7 32. Nde5+
1-0

June 16, 2017

Gilley-Middleton Memphis Club Ladder Game 1962 
King's Indian: Four Pawns Attack

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 O-O 7. Be2 Bg4 8. Be3
Bxf3 9. Bxf3 cxd4 10. Bxd4 Nc6 11. Be3 Qa5 12. Qd2 Rfd8 13. Rd1 Qb4 14. b3 Rac8
15. O-O e6 16. Nb5 Qxd2 17. Rxd2 Ne8 18. Rfd1 Bf8 19. Nxa7 Nxa7 20. Bxa7 Ra8
21. Bb6 Rdb8 22. a4 Ra6 23. Be3 Bg7 24. c5 dxc5 25. Bxc5 Rc8 26. Rd8 Raa8 27.
Be7 Bf8 28. Rxc8 Rxc8 29. Bxf8 Kxf8 30. Rd7 Rc7 31. Rxc7 Nxc7 32. Kf2 Ke7 33.
Ke3 Kd6 34. Kd4 Kc6 35. Ke5 Ne8 36. Be2 Nd6 37. Bd3 Kc5 38. b4+ Kc6 39. Kf6 Kd7
40. e5 Nc8 41. Bb5+ Kd8 42. Kxf7 1-0

June 15, 2017

Middleton-Scrivener Match 1961 
Owen's Defence

1. e4 b6 2. d4 Bb7 3. Bd3 e6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bg5 Be7 6. Nc3 h6 7. Bh4 Nc6 8. Qe2
g5 9. d5 Nb4 10. Bg3 Nxd3+ 11. Qxd3 exd5 12. exd5 d6 13. O-O Qd7 14. Rfe1 O-O-O
15. a4 a5 16. Nd4 Rde8 17. Qc4 Bd8 18. Nc6 Rxe1+ 19. Rxe1 Re8 20. f3 Rxe1+ 21.
Bxe1 Qe8 22. Bf2 Nd7 23. Qg4 Bf6 24. Nb5 Ba6 25. Nbd4 Bxd4 26. Qxd4 Qe2 27.
Qh8+ Kb7 28. Nd8+ Ka7 29. Nc6+ Kb7 30. Nd8+ 1/2-1/2

June 14, 2017

Middleton-Lahde Memphis-Nashville Match  1962 
Sicilian Najdorf

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 h6 8.
Bh4 Be7 9. Bxf6 Bxf6 10. Qd2 b5 11. a3 Qb6 12. O-O-O O-O 13. Be2 Bb7 14. Bf3
Rd8 15. g4 Nc6 16. Nxc6 Bxc6 17. g5 Bxc3 18. Qxc3 Rac8 19. gxh6 e5 20. Qd2
g6 21. f5 Kh7 22. fxg6+ fxg6 23. Rhg1 Be8 24. Qg5 Qc7 25. Rd2 Qf7 26. Qe3
Qa2 27. c3 b4 28. Kd1 bxc3 29. bxc3 Qxa3 30. Rd3 Bb5 31. Qg5 Qa1+ 32. Kd2
Qb2+ 33. Ke3 Rg8 34. Bh5 Be8 35. Qe7+ Kxh6 36. Qxd6 Qxh2 37. Rg4 Qxh5 38.
Qe6 Bb5 39. Rd5 Qh3+ 40. Kf2 Rgf8+ 41. Ke1 Rf1+ 42. Kd2 Qxc3# 0-1

June 13, 2017

-Wright-Middleton Memphis Club Ladder Game 1961 
Sicilian: Smith Morra Gambit

1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3. c3 dxc3 4. Nxc3 Nc6 5. Nf3 d6 6. Bc4 Be6 7. Bxe6 fxe6 8.
Qb3 Qd7 9. O-O g6 10. Rd1 Na5 11. Qc2 Bg7 12. Bf4 Nf6 13. Rac1 Rc8 14. Ng5 O-O
15. Be3 a6 16. Qe2 Nc4 17. b3 Nxe3 18. fxe3 Rc5 19. Nf3 Rfc8 20. Qd2 Qc7 21. e5
Ne4 22. Nxe4 Rxc1 23. exd6 Rxd1+ 24. Qxd1 exd6 25. Neg5 Qc1 26. Qxc1 Rxc1+ 27.
Kf2 e5 28. Ne4 Rc2+ 29. Kg3 d5 30. Nd6 b5 31. Ng5 h6 32. Nf3 Rxa2 33. Nh4 Bf8
34. Nc8 d4 35. exd4 exd4 36. Nxg6 d3 37. Nce7+ Bxe7 38. Nxe7+ Kf7 39. Nd5 d2
40. Nc3 Ra1 0-1

June 12, 2017

Middleton-Wright Memphis Club Ladder Game 1961 
Alekhine Defence: Four Pawns Attack

1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. c4 Nb6 4. d4 d6 5. exd6 exd6 6. Nf3 Bf5 7. Nc3 Be7 8.
Be2 O-O 9. O-O Nc6 10. b3 Re8 11. Bb2 Bf6 12. d5 Ne5 13. Nxe5 Bxe5 14. Bd3 Qf6
15. Qf3 Bxc3 16. Bxc3 Qxc3 17. Qxf5 g6 18. Qf3 Re7 19. Rfc1 Qd4 20. Kf1 Rae8
21. Rd1 Qe5 22. Qg3 Qxg3 23. hxg3 Nd7 24. f4 Nc5 25. Bc2 Re2 26. Re1 Rxe1+ 27.
Rxe1 Rxe1+ 28. Kxe1 f5 29. Ke2 Nd7 30. Kf3 Nf6 31. a3 Kf7 32. Bd3 c6 33. b4
cxd5 34. cxd5 Ke7 35. Bc4 Kd8 36. a4 Kc7 37. a5 b6 38. Bb3 Ne4 39. Ba2 h5 40.
Ke3 Nxg3 0-1

June 11, 2017

Middleton-Wright Memphis Club Ladder Game 1961 
Sicilian: Pelikan and Sveshnikov Variations

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bf4 e5 8.
Bg5 a6 9. Na3 Be7 10. Bxf6 gxf6 11. Nc4 b5 12. Ne3 Be6 13. Be2 Rg8 14. O-O Nd4
15. Bg4 Qc8 16. Bxe6 Qxe6 17. Ncd5 Qh3 18. Nc7+ Kd7 19. Kh1 Rxg2 20. Nxg2 Rg8
21. Ne1 Qxf1# 0-1

June 10, 2017

Hemphill-Middleton Delta Invitational 1961 
Sicilian Najdorf

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 Be7 8. Qf3
Qc7 9. O-O-O Nbd7 10. Be2 O-O 11. g4 b5 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. g5 Be7 14. h4 Bb7 15.
a3 Rfc8 16. Rhg1 Nb6 17. f5 e5 18. Nb3 d5 19. f6 Bxa3 20. Na1 Qxc3 21. Qxc3
Rxc3 22. bxa3 Rxa3 23. Nb3 Rc8 24. Kb2 Ra4 25. Rg4 Nc4+ 26. Bxc4 Raxc4 27. Rd2
d4 28. Nc1 g6 29. Nd3 Re8 30. Re2 Kf8 31. Rgg2 Re6 32. Rh2 Rc7 33. h5 Ke8 34.
hxg6 hxg6 35. Kb3 Kd8 36. Kb4 Rc4+ 37. Kb3 Re8 38. Rh7 Rc3+ 39. Kb4 Rc4+ 40.
Ka5 Re6 41. Nb4 Rc3 42. Nxa6 Rxa6+ 43. Kxb5 Rc7 44. Rh8+ Kd7 45. Rf8 Ke6 46. c4
0-1

June 09, 2017

Poole-Middleton Delta Invitational 1961 
Dutch Defence: Unusual White second moves

1. d4 f5 2. Bg5 d5 3. e3 Nd7 4. Bd3 g6 5. Bxf5 Ngf6 6. Bd3 Bg7 7. Ne2 e5 8. c3
O-O 9. Nd2 Qe8 10. O-O e4 11. Bb5 c6 12. Ba4 Ng4 13. h3 Nh6 14. c4 a6 15. cxd5
cxd5 16. Rc1 b5 17. Bb3 Nb6 18. Nf4 Rf5 19. Bxh6 Bxh6 20. g4 Rg5 21. Rc5 Qf7
22. Nxe4 Rxg4+ 23. hxg4 Bxf4 24. exf4 Qxf4 25. f3 Bxg4 26. Nf6+ Qxf6 27. fxg4
Qh4 28. Qf3 Qe7 29. Bxd5+ Kg7 30. Qf7+ Qxf7 31. Rxf7+ 1-0

June 08, 2017

Little-Middleton MCC Club Ladder Tournament 1972 
King's Indian

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Bg5 Bg7 4. Nc3 h6 5. Bh4 O-O 6. Nf3 d6 7. e3 c6 8. Be2
Nbd7 9. O-O g5 10. Bg3 Nh5 11. Ne4 f5 12. Ned2 e5 13. dxe5 dxe5 14. h3 Nxg3 15.
fxg3 Qb6 16. Qb3 e4 17. Qxb6 Nxb6 18. Nd4 c5 19. Nb5 Bxb2 20. Rad1 Be5 21. g4
a6 22. Na3 Na4 23. Nab1 Nb2 24. Rc1 Na4 25. Bd1 Nb2 26. Be2 Be6 27. Nc3 Rad8
28. Nd5 Bxd5 29. cxd5 Rxd5 30. Nc4 b5 31. Nxe5 Rxe5 32. gxf5 Rexf5 33. Rxf5
Rxf5 34. Rc2 Nd3 35. Bg4 Rf6 36. a3 Kf7 37. Be2 c4 38. Rc3 Ke6 39. Kh2 Kd5 40.
Kg3 a5 41. Bxd3 exd3 42. Rc1 Ke4 43. a4 d2 44. Rd1 Kxe3 45. axb5 Ke2 46. Rxd2+
Kxd2 0-1

June 07, 2017

Scrivener-Middleton Delta Invitational 1961 
Dutch Defence: Unusual White second moves

1. d4 f5 2. Bf4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Be7 5. Nbd2 d5 6. Ne5 O-O 7. Be2 Qe8 8.
h3 h6 9. g4 g5 10. Bg3 c6 11. gxf5 exf5 12. f4 Nbd7 13. fxg5 hxg5 14. c3 Kg7
15. Qc2 Nh5 16. Bh2 Nxe5 17. Bxe5+ Bf6 18. Rg1 Kh6 19. Nf3 Rg8 20. O-O-O g4
21. hxg4 fxg4 22. Rh1 gxf3 23. Bxf3 Kg7 24. Bxh5 1-0

June 06, 2017

Middleton-Miller Delta Invitational 1961 
Two Knights Defense: Steinitz variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Ng5 d5 5. exd5 Na5 6. Bb5+ c6 7. dxc6 bxc6 8.
Be2 h6 9. Nh3 Bd6 10. d3 O-O 11. Nc3 Qc7 12. Be3 Nd5 13. Nxd5 cxd5 14. Qd2 f6
15. c3 Nc6 16. d4 exd4 17. Bxd4 Bf5 18. Be3 Qf7 19. Nf4 Bxf4 20. Bxf4 Ne5 21.
b3 Rad8 22. O-O Qg6 23. Qe3 a5 24. Qg3 Qf7 25. Bxh6 Ng6 26. Be3 Qe6 27. Rad1
Ne5 28. Rfe1 Rfe8 29. Bd4 Bg4 30. Bxg4 Qxg4 31. Qxg4 Nxg4 32. f3 Ne5 33. f4 Ng6
34. g3 Re4 35. Rxe4 dxe4 36. f5 Ne5 37. Kf2 Ng4+ 38. Kg1 Kf7 39. h3 Ne5 40. Kg2
Nf3 41. g4 g5 42. fxg6+ Kxg6 43. Kg3 Ne5 44. Re1 a4 45. Rxe4 axb3 46. axb3 Nc6
47. b4 Rd7 48. Kf4 Ne7 49. h4 Nd5+ 50. Kf3 f5 51. gxf5+ Kxf5 52. Re5+ 1-0

June 05, 2017

Priddy-Middleton Memphis City Championship 1961 
Sicilian Najdorf

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 b5 7. g3 b4 8. Nd5
Nxd5 9. exd5 Bb7 10. Bg2 g6 11. Qd2 a5 12. O-O-O Bg7 13. h4 Nd7 14. Bh6 O-O 15.
Bxg7 Kxg7 16. h5 g5 17. Qxg5+ Kh8 18. Nf5 Rg8 19. Qxe7 Qxe7 20. Nxe7 Rg5
1/2-1/2

June 04, 2017

Middleton-Wright Memphis City Championship 1961 
Sicilian: L÷wenthal and Kalashnikov Variations

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 d5 5. Bb5 dxe4 6. Nxc6 Qxd1+ 7. Kxd1 a6
8. Ba4 Bd7 9. Nc3 Bxc6 10. Bxc6+ bxc6 11. Nxe4 e5 12. b3 Rd8+ 13. Ke2 f6 14.
Bb2 Nh6 15. Rad1 Be7 16. Rxd8+ Kxd8 17. Rd1+ Kc7 18. f3 Nf7 19. Bc3 Rb8 20.
Ba5+ Kc8 21. a4 Rb7 22. Rd3 f5 23. Nd2 Rd7 24. Rxd7 Kxd7 25. Kd3 Bc5 26. Nc4
Ke6 27. Bb6 Bxb6 28. Nxb6 Kd6 29. b4 Nd8 30. Nc4+ Ke6 31. Ne3 g6 32. c4 Nb7 33.
h4 f4 34. Ng4 a5 35. Kc3 h5 36. Nf2 axb4+ 37. Kxb4 Kd7 38. a5 Nd6 39. Ne4 Nf5
40. a6 Kc7 41. Kc5 Nxh4 42. Nd6 Kb8 43. Kb6 Nxg2 44. a7+ Ka8 45. Ne8 1-0

June 03, 2017

Middleton-Hurt Match 1967 
King's Indian Attack

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 c5 4. O-O Nc6 5. d3 g6 6. Nbd2 Bg7 7. e4 dxe4 8.
dxe4 Bg4 9. h3 Bxf3 10. Qxf3 Nd7 11. a4 Qc7 12. c3 Rd8 13. Rd1 Nde5 14. Qe2 O-O
15. f4 Nd3 16. Nc4 Nxc1 17. Raxc1 e5 18. f5 Na5 19. Nxa5 Qxa5 20. Qc2 Bh6 21.
Rxd8 Rxd8 22. Rd1 c4 23. fxg6 hxg6 24. Rxd8+ Qxd8 25. Bf1 Qb6+ 26. Kg2 Qc6 27.
Be2 Be3 28. Kh2 Bb6 29. Bf1 Qc5 30. Qe2 Qg1# 0-1

June 02, 2017

Hurt-Middleton Match 1967 
Sicilian: Unusual White 2nd moves

1. e4 c5 2. a3 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. b4 d6 5. Bb2 Nf6 6. Bb5+ Bd7 7. Bxd7+ Nbxd7 8.
Qe2 O-O 9. f4 e5 10. f5 gxf5 11. exf5 d5 12. O-O-O cxb4 13. axb4 a5 14. bxa5
Qxa5 15. g4 d4 16. Nb1 Nd5 17. g5 Rfc8 18. d3 Nb4 19. Na3 Na2+ 20. Kb1 Nc3+ 21.
Bxc3 Rxc3 22. Kc1 Qxa3+ 23. Kd2 Rxc2+ 24. Kxc2 Qa2+ 25. Kc1 Qa1+ 26. Kc2 Qc3+
27. Kb1 Ra1# 0-1

June 01, 2017

Johnson-Middleton Arkansas Open 1962 
Sicilian Najdorf

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e6 7. Nb3 Be7 8. Be3
O-O 9. O-O b5 10. e5 Ne8 11. Bf3 d5 12. Nxd5 Bb7 13. Nf6+ gxf6 14. Bxb7 Nd7 15.
Bxa8 1-0

May 31, 2017

Middleton-Hill Arkansas Open 1962 
French: 3 Nc3 Bb4: Main line: 7 h4 and 7 Qg4

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Ne7 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. Qg4 Nf5 
8. Bd3 h5 9. Qh3 cxd4 10. Nf3 Nc6 11. g4 Nfe7 12. cxd4 Qa5+ 13. Bd2 Qa4 
14. Bc3 Bd7 15. O-O O-O-O 16. gxh5 Nf5 17. Rfb1 g6 18. Bxf5 exf5 19. h6 Qc4 
20. Ng5 Rdf8 21. Bb4 Nxb4 22. Rxb4 Qxc2 23. h7 Qd2 24. Qh4 Qe2 25. h3 Qd2
26. Rab1 b6 27. a4 Qe2 28. Qf4 Kb7 29. R1b2 Qh5 30. f3 Rxh7 31. Nxh7 Qxh7 
32. Kg2 Rh8 33. Qg3 f4 34. Qxf4 Qxh3+ 35. Kf2 Qh2+ 36. Ke3 Qg1+ 37. Kd3 Qd1+ 
38. Rd2 Bf5+ 39. Qxf5 Qf1+ 0-1

May 30, 2017

Long-Middleton Arkansas Open 1962 
King Indian: Classical: 6 Be2

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. d4 O-O 5. e4 d6 6. Be2 Nbd7 7. e5 dxe5 8.
dxe5 Ng4 9. e6 fxe6 10. O-O Nc5 11. Qxd8 Rxd8 12. Ng5 Nh6 13. Be3 Na6 14. Rad1
Bd7 15. Rd2 Nf5 16. Rfd1 Nxe3 17. fxe3 Bxc3 18. bxc3 Nc5 19. Bg4 h6 20. Nxe6
Bxe6 21. Rxd8+ Rxd8 22. Rxd8+ Kf7 23. Bxe6+ Kxe6 24. Rc8 c6 25. Kf1 h5 26. Ke2
Kf5 27. Rf8+ Ke4 28. a3 Ke5 29. Rf7 Ke6 30. Rf8 Ke5 31. Rg8 Kf5 32. Rd8 e6 33.
Rd4 Ke5 34. Kf3 Kf5 35. Rf4+ Ke5 36. Rd4 Kf5 37. Rf4+ Ke5 38. Ke2 a6 39. Kf3
Nd3 40. Re4+ Kf5 41. Rd4 Nc5 42. Rf4+ Ke5 43. Rd4 Kf5 44. Ke2 Ke5 45. Rd8 Ke4
1-0

May 29, 2017

Allbatton-Middleton Arkansas Open 1962 
King's Indian: East Indian defense

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. b3 Bg7 4. Bb2 O-O 5. Nc3 d6 6. e3 c5 7. dxc5 dxc5 8. Na4
Bd7 9. Nc3 Qa5 10. Qd2 Bg4 11. Ne2 Qc7 12. Qc3 Rd8 13. Qe5 Qd7 14. Ned4 cxd4
15. Nxd4 Nc6 16. Qb5 e5 17. h3 exd4 18. Bxd4 Nxd4 19. exd4 Qxd4 0-1

May 28, 2017

Middleton-Taylor Arkansas Open 1962 
Petroff Defence

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Qe2 Qe7 6. d3 Nf6 7. Bg5 Qxe2+ 8.
Bxe2 Be7 9. O-O O-O 10. Nc3 Nc6 11. Bxf6 Bxf6 12. Nd5 Bd8 13. d4 Be6 14. Ne3
Bf6 15. d5 Nd4 16. Nxd4 Bxd4 17. dxe6 fxe6 18. Nc4 b6 19. c3 Bf6 20. f4 d5 21.
Nd2 d4 22. Ne4 Rad8 23. Nxf6+ Rxf6 24. cxd4 Rxd4 25. Rad1 Rb4 26. Rd8+ Kf7 27.
Rd7+ Kg6 28. Bd3+ Kh6 29. Rf3 Kh5 30. Rh3+ Kg4 31. Rxg7+ Kxf4 32. Rh4+ Ke3 33.
Rxb4 Kxd3 34. Rg3+ Ke2 35. Re4+ Kd2 36. Ree3 Rf5 37. Ref3 Re5 38. Rf2+ Ke1 39.
Rd3 c5 40. Rdd2 b5 41. b3 c4 42. Rb2 c3 43. Rf1# 1-0

May 27, 2017

Middleton-Byran Memphis Club Ladder Game 1962 
French

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Ba5 6. b4 cxb4 7. Na4 bxa3+ 8. c3
Nc6 9. Bxa3 a6 10. Qd2 Qc7 11. f4 f6 12. Nf3 Bd7 13. Bd6 Qd8 14. Bd3 Nge7 15.
O-O Nc8 16. Bb4 Nxb4 17. cxb4 Bxa4 18. bxa5 b5 19. axb6 Nxb6 20. Qa5 Bd7 21.
exf6 gxf6 22. Bxa6 Nc4 23. Qc5 Qe7 24. Bxc4 Qxc5 25. dxc5 Bc6 26. Bb5 Kd7 27.
Bxc6+ Kxc6 28. Nd4+ Kxc5 29. Nxe6+ Kd6 30. Rxa8 Rxa8 31. Re1 Re8 32. f5 Re7 33.
Kf2 Ra7 34. g4 Ra4 35. Kf3 Ra3+ 36. Re3 Ra2 37. h3 Ra4 38. Nf4 d4 39. Re6+ Kc5
40. Rxf6 Ra3+ 41. Ke2 Ra2+ 42. Kd3 Ra3+ 43. Kc2 Rc3+ 44. Kd2 Ra3 45. Nd3+ Kc4
46. Rc6+ Kb5 47. Rc5+ Kb6 48. Rc2 Kb5 49. f6 Ra8 50. f7 h6 51. Ne5 Rf8 52. Kd3
Kb4 53. Rb2+ Ka3 54. Rb7 1-0

May 26, 2017

Weaks-Middleton Memphis Club Ladder Game 1962 
King's Indian Attack

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. O-O O-O 5. d3 d5 6. Nbd2 c5 7. e4 d4 8. a4
Nc6 9. Nc4 Nd7 10. Ne1 e5 11. f4 Nb6 12. b3 exf4 13. gxf4 f5 14. Nxb6 Qxb6 15.
e5 Be6 16. Nf3 Nb4 17. Ng5 Bd5 18. Bxd5+ Nxd5 19. Qe1 Bh6 20. h4 Bxg5 21. hxg5
Nc7 22. Bd2 a5 23. Rf3 Ne6 24. Rh3 Qc7 1/2-1/2

May 25, 2017

Middleton-Weaks Memphis Club Ladder Game 1962 
Semi-Tarrasch

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. c4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nf3 Be7 7. Bg5 O-O 8. Bd3
dxc4 9. Bxc4 Nc6 10. O-O a6 11. Rc1 h6 12. Bh4 Nb4 13. a4 b6 14. Ne5 Bb7 15.
Re1 Nfd5 16. Bg3 Bg5 17. Rb1 Rc8 18. Qe2 Nxc3 19. bxc3 Nd5 20. Rb3 Bf6 21. Reb1
Bxe5 22. Bxe5 Rc6 23. f3 Qc8 24. Bxd5 exd5 25. Rxb6 Rxb6 26. Rxb6 Re8 27. Qb2
Bc6 28. Qc2 f6 29. Bxf6 Qe6 30. Be5 Qd7 31. Rxa6 Qb7 32. Qd3 Ra8 33. Rxa8+ Qxa8
34. Qg6 Qb7 35. Bxg7 Bxa4 36. Bxh6+ Kh8 37. h4 Qe7 38. Qg5 Qf7 39. Qe5+ Kh7 40.
Bg5 Bb5 41. Qe7 Qxe7 42. Bxe7 Kg6 43. g4 Be2 44. Kf2 Bd1 45. Ke3 Kh6 46. Kf4
Kg6 47. Kg3 Kf7 48. Bc5 Kg6 49. f4 Bc2 50. f5+ Kf6 51. Kf4 Bd3 52. g5+ Kg7 53.
h5 Bc2 54. Ke5 Bb3 55. f6+ Kg8 56. g6 1-0

May 24, 2017

Hurt-Middleton Memphis Club Ladder Game 1962 
Polish (Sokolsky) opening

1. b4 e5 2. Bb2 d6 3. e4 Nf6 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. Nf3 g6 6. d4 Bg7 7. dxe5 dxe5 8.
Bc4 O-O 9. O-O Qe7 10. a3 a5 11. b5 Nb6 12. Bd3 Rd8 13. Qe2 Qc5 14. Nd1 Ne8 15.
a4 Be6 16. Ba3 1-0

May 23, 2017

Hurt-Middleton Memphis Club Ladder Game 1962 
Closed Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 d6 4. Bg2 g6 5. d3 Bg7 6. Be3 f5 7. Nge2 Nf6 8. h3
O-O 9. O-O Bd7 10. exf5 Bxf5 11. g4 Bd7 12. Ng3 Qc8 13. Kh2 Ne5 14. g5 Ne8 15.
Nd5 Nc6 16. c3 Nc7 17. Nxc7 Qxc7 18. h4 Ne5 19. Kg1 Ng4 20. Bd2 Be5 21. f4 Bg7
22. h5 e5 23. Qb3+ Kh8 24. h6 Nxh6 25. gxh6 Bxh6 26. c4 Bc6 27. Ne4 Bxf4 28.
Bxf4 Rxf4 29. Rxf4 exf4 30. Qc3+ Qg7 31. Qxg7+ Kxg7 32. Nxd6 f3 33. Bf1 Rd8 34.
Ne4 Bxe4 35. dxe4 Rd2 36. b3 Kf6 37. Bh3 Ke5 38. Bc8 b6 39. Rf1 Kf4 40. e5 Kg3
41. Bb7 Rg2+ 42. Kh1 Rh2+ 43. Kg1 f2+ 44. Rxf2 Rxf2 45. Bd5 h5 46. e6 h4 47. e7
h3 48. Bg2 h2+ 49. Kh1 Rxg2 0-1

May 22, 2017

Middleton-McDowell Memphis Club Ladder Game 1962 
Sicilian Najdorf

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 Nbd7 8. Qf3
Qb6 9. O-O-O Be7 10. Nb3 O-O 11. g4 h6 12. Bxf6 Nxf6 13. h4 g6 14. g5 hxg5 15.
hxg5 Nh7 16. Qh3 Qe3+ 17. Qxe3 e5 18. Nd5 1-0

May 21, 2017

Weaks-Middleton Memphis Club Ladder Game 1962 
King's Indian: London system

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bf4 Bg7 4. e3 O-O 5. Nbd2 d6 6. Be2 Nbd7 7. h3 Re8 8.
Bh2 e5 9. dxe5 Nxe5 10. Nxe5 dxe5 11. O-O Qe7 12. c3 Rd8 13. Qc2 Bf5 14. e4 Bd7
15. Rfd1 Bc6 16. Bf3 Nd7 17. Nc4 b6 18. Ne3 Nf6 19. c4 Bb7 20. Rxd8+ Rxd8 21.
Nd5 Nxd5 22. cxd5 Bh6 23. Qc3 f6 24. Bg4 Qd6 25. Be6+ Kg7 26. g4 c6 27. h4 cxd5
28. exd5 Bxd5 29. Bxd5 Qxd5 30. g5 fxg5 31. Bxe5+ Kg8 32. hxg5 Bxg5 33. f4 Be7
34. b4 Qe6 35. Qb3 Qxb3 36. axb3 Rd7 37. b5 Bb4 38. Ra6 Rb7 39. Kg2 Ba5 40. Kf3
Kf7 41. Bd6 Ke6 42. Bf8 Bc3 43. Ke4 Re7 44. Bh6 Bb4 45. Ra2 Bd6 46. Rc2 Bc5 47.
Ra2 Bd6 48. Rc2 Rf7 49. Rc8 Rd7 50. Re8+ Be7 51. Ra8 Rc7 52. Re8 Kd6 53. f5
gxf5+ 54. Kxf5 Kc5 55. Rxe7 Rxe7 56. Bf8 Kxb5 57. Bxe7 a5 58. Bd8 Kb4 59. Bxb6
Kxb3 60. Bxa5 1/2-1/2

May 20, 2017

Middleton-Morgan Memphis City Championship 1976 
Ruy Lopez: Exchange Variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. O-O Qd6 6. d4 exd4 7. Qxd4 Bg4 8.
Qe3 c5 9. Nc3 O-O-O 10. Rd1 Qh6 11. Rxd8+ Kxd8 12. Qd3+ Qd6 13. Bg5+ f6 14. Qe3
Kc8 15. Rd1 Qe6 16. Bf4 g5 17. Bg3 h5 18. Nd5 Rh7 19. Qb3 b5 20. h3 h4 21. Bh2
Bxf3 22. Qxf3 c6 23. Nb6+ Kb7 24. Rd8 Kxb6 25. Rxf8 Qxa2 26. Bd6 Rd7 27. Rb8+
Ka5 28. Qc3+ 1-0

May 19, 2017

Middleton-Haring Conway Class Tournament 1975 
Pirc Defence: Classical System

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Be2 O-O 6. O-O c6 7. h3 Qc7 8. Be3
Nbd7 9. Qd2 e5 10. dxe5 Nxe5 11. Rad1 Nxf3+ 12. Bxf3 Rd8 13. e5 Ne8 14. Bf4 d5
15. e6 Qe7 16. exf7+ Qxf7 17. Rfe1 Bf5 18. Bg5 Nf6 19. Re2 Re8 20. Rde1 Rxe2
21. Rxe2 Re8 22. Rxe8+ Qxe8 1/2-1/2

May 18, 2017

Bisguier-Middleton Bisguier Simul 1975 
Closed Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. f4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 d5 5. e5 Ng8 6. d4 Nc6 7. Bb5 a6 8. Bxc6+
bxc6 9. Be3 cxd4 10. Bxd4 c5 11. Bf2 Rb8 12. Rb1 Qa5 13. Qd2 Ne7 14. O-O Nc6
15. f5 d4 16. Ne4 exf5 17. Qxa5 Nxa5 18. Nd6+ Bxd6 19. exd6 Be6 20. b3 Nb7 21.
b4 O-O 22. bxc5 Nxc5 23. Nxd4 Ne4 24. Nxe6 fxe6 25. d7 Nxf2 26. Kxf2 Kf7 27.
Rfd1 Ke7 28. Rb3 Rxb3 29. axb3 Rd8 30. Ra1 Rxd7 31. Ke3 Rd6 32. Ra5 Kf6 33. c4
e5 34. c5 Rc6 35. Kd3 Ke6 36. Kc4 g5 37. b4 g4 38. Ra1 f4 39. b5 axb5+ 40. Kxb5
Rc8 41. c6 e4 42. Kc5 f3 43. gxf3 gxf3 0-1

May 17, 2017

Middleton-Bock 2nd Hunter Weaks Memorial 1975 
French Tarrasch: 3...Nf6 4 e5 Nfd7 5 Bd3 main lines

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. Bd3 c5 6. c3 Nc6 7. Ne2 Qb6 8. Nf3
cxd4 9. cxd4 f6 10. exf6 Nxf6 11. O-O Bd6 12. Re1 O-O 13. Bf4 Bxf4 14. Nxf4 Re8
15. Ng5 Bd7 16. Qh5 g6 17. Qh6 Re7 18. Nxg6 Rg7 19. Ne5 Nxe5 20. dxe5 Ng4 21.
Bxh7+ Kf8 22. Qh5 Qxf2+ 23. Kh1 Qd4 24. Rf1+ Nf2+ 25. Kg1 Ke7 26. Rxf2 Rf8 27.
Nf3 Qf4 28. Bd3 Kd8 29. Qh4+ Qxh4 30. Nxh4 1-0

May 16, 2017

Middleton-Haring 2nd Hunter Weaks Memorial 1975 
Pirc Defence: Classical System

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Be2 O-O 6. O-O Nc6 7. h3 Nd7 8. Be3
e5 9. Qd2 a6 10. Rad1 b5 11. dxe5 Ndxe5 12. Nxe5 dxe5 13. Bc5 Qxd2 14. Rxd2 Rd8
15. Nd5 Be6 16. Rfd1 Bxd5 17. Rxd5 Nd4 18. Rxd8+ Rxd8 19. Kf1 Bf6 20. c3 Nxe2
21. Rxd8+ Bxd8 22. Kxe2 f5 23. Bb4 c6 24. Bd6 Bf6 25. Kd3 Kf7 1/2-1/2

May 15, 2017

Middleton-Gilley Memphis Club Ladder Game 1962 
Giuoco Piano

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Qe7 5. O-O d6 6. d4 Bb6 7. a4 a6 8. h3 Nf6
9. Re1 O-O 10. Na3 exd4 11. cxd4 Ba5 12. Bd2 Bxd2 13. Qxd2 Nh5 14. e5 Qd8 15.
g4 dxe5 16. gxh5 exd4 17. Qf4 h6 18. Rad1 Bxh3 19. Kh2 Qc8 20. Qg3 Bg4 21. Rg1
b5 22. axb5 1-0

May 14, 2017

Middleton-Gilley Memphis City Championship 1961 
Closed Ruy Lopez: Chigorin Defence

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3
Na5 9. Bc2 c5 10. d4 O-O 11. h3 Be6 12. d5 Bd7 13. Nbd2 Ne8 14. Nf1 f5 15. exf5
Bxf5 16. Bxf5 Rxf5 17. Ng3 Rf8 18. Ne4 h6 19. Nh2 Qd7 20. Ng4 Qf5 21. Bxh6 Nf6
22. Ngxf6+ Bxf6 23. Bd2 Bh4 24. Qe2 Nc4 25. Rf1 Nxd2 26. Nxd2 Qc2 27. Rab1 Bg5
28. Rfd1 Rf6 29. Qe4 Qxe4 30. Nxe4 Rg6 31. Rd3 Bf4 32. Re1 c4 33. Rf3 a5 34. h4
Ra6 35. Kf1 b4 36. h5 Rg4 37. g3 Bh6 38. Kg2 Bc1 39. Kh3 Rxe4 40. Rxe4 Bxb2 41.
cxb4 c3 42. Rc4 axb4 43. Rc8+ Kh7 44. Rff8 g5 45. Rf7+ Kh6 46. Rh8# 1-0

May 13, 2017

Middleton-Lipman Memphis City Championship 1961 
Caro-Kann: Panov-Botvinnik attack

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. c4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Nf3 e6 7. Bg5 Be7 8. Be2
O-O 9. O-O Ne4 10. Bxe7 Qxe7 11. Re1 Nxc3 12. bxc3 Rd8 13. Qc2 dxc4 14. Bxc4
Qf6 15. Rab1 b6 16. Ne5 Bb7 17. Nxf7 Nxd4 18. cxd4 Rxd4 19. Bxe6 Kf8 20. Qxh7
Rh4 21. Qd3 Rd4 22. Qa3+ Ke8 23. Bd5+ Kd7 24. Qh3+ Kc7 25. Rbc1+ Bc6 26. Rxc6+
Qxc6 27. Re7+ Kb8 28. Qg3+ Kc8 29. Be6+ Qd7 30. Qc3+ Kb8 31. Qg3+ Kc8 32. Bxd7+
Kb7 33. Bb5+ 1-0

May 12, 2017

Hurt-Middleton Ladder Game 1961 
Sicilian Wing Gambit

1. e4 c5 2. b4 cxb4 3. a3 d5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. Nf3 e5 6. axb4 Bxb4 7. c3 Bc5 8.
Na3 Nf6 9. Bc4 Qe4+ 10. Be2 O-O 11. Nb5 Nc6 12. Ra4 Qf5 13. O-O Rd8 14. Nh4 Qb1
15. d4 Qe4 16. Bg5 exd4 17. Bd3 Qe5 18. Nf3 Bg4 19. cxd4 Bxf3 20. dxe5 Bxd1 21.
Rxd1 Nxe5 22. Bxf6 Rxd3 23. Rxd3 Nxd3 24. Bd4 Re8 25. g3 a6 26. Nc7 Re4 27.
Nxa6 bxa6 28. Rxa6 Rxd4 0-1

May 11, 2017

Hurt-Middleton, Memphis CC Rating Ladder 1961
Sicilian Wing Gambit

1. e4 c5 2. b4 cxb4 3. a3 d5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. Nf3 e5 6. axb4 Bxb4 7. c3 Bc5 8.
Na3 Nf6 9. Bc4 Qe4+ 10. Be2 Nc6 11. Nb5 Kd8 12. Ra4 Qd5 13. d4 exd4 14. Nfxd4
Nxd4 15. Nxd4 Bd7 16. O-O Bxa4 17. Qxa4 Re8 18. Rd1 Ke7 19. Bf3 Qe5 20. Bf4
Bxd4 21. Bxe5 Bxe5 22. Qb4+ Ke6 23. Qxb7 Rab8 24. Qc6+ Ke7 25. Qc5+ Ke6 26. Re1
Nd7 27. Qd5+ Kf6 28. Qxd7 Bxc3 29. Qc6+ Kg5 30. Qxc3 f6 31. Qc5+ Kg6 32. Qh5#
1-0

May 10, 2017

Hurt-Middleton Match 1967 
Closed Sicilian

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 e6 6. Be3 d6 7. Qc1 Bd7 8. Nce2
Nge7 9. Bh6 O-O 10. h4 f6 11. Bxg7 Kxg7 12. h5 Rh8 13. Nf3 e5 14. c3 Rc8 15.
Qe3 Bg4 16. hxg6 hxg6 17. Kd2 Qa5 18. Nh2 Be6 19. f4 Nd4 20. g4 Nxe2 21. Kxe2
c4 22. d4 Qb5 23. d5 Qxb2+ 24. Kf3 Nxd5 25. Qxa7 Qxc3+ 26. Kf2 Qb2+ 27. Kf3 Ra8
28. Qxa8 Rxa8 29. a4 Nxf4 30. Rhg1 Qc3+ 31. Kf2 Qd2+ 32. Kf3 Qe2+ 33. Kg3 Qe3+
34. Bf3 Ne2+ 35. Kg2 Nxg1 36. Rxg1 Rxa4 0-1

May 09, 2017

Middleton-Darnell Memphis City Championship 1961 
Hungarian Defence and Giuoco Pianissimo

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 f6 4. O-O Nge7 5. Nc3 a6 6. a3 Na5 7. Ba2 c6 8. d4
b5 9. dxe5 Ng6 10. exf6 Qxf6 11. Bg5 Qd6 12. e5 Nxe5 13. Nxe5 h6 14. Bf7# 1-0

May 08, 2017

Middleton-Taylor Memphis-Birmingham Match 1961 
Sicilian Dragon: Yugoslav Attack

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Be3 g6 7. f3 Bg7 8. Qd2
O-O 9. O-O-O Nxd4 10. Bxd4 Be6 11. Kb1 a6 12. g4 Qc8 13. h4 b5 14. h5 Bc4 15.
hxg6 fxg6 16. Rh3 Bxf1 17. Rxf1 Nxg4 18. Nd5 Qb7 19. Bxg7 Kxg7 20. Rfh1 Nf6 21.
Nxf6 Rxf6 22. Rxh7+ Kf8 23. Qd5 Qxd5 24. exd5 Ke8 25. Rh8+ Rf8 26. Rxf8+ Kxf8
27. Rh8+ Kf7 28. Rxa8 Kf6 29. b3 1-0

May 07, 2017

Weaks-Middleton Memphis Club Ladder Game 1962 
King Indian: Sämisch

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 O-O 6. Be3 Nbd7 7. Qd2 e5 8. d5
Nh5 9. O-O-O f5 10. Nge2 f4 11. Bf2 Bf6 12. Kb1 Bh4 13. Bg1 a5 14. Nc1 b6 15.
Bd3 Nc5 16. Bc2 g5 17. Bxc5 bxc5 18. Ba4 Bd7 19. Bxd7 Qxd7 20. Nb5 g4 21. Rhg1
Kh8 22. Qe2 Nf6 23. Nd3 Rg8 24. g3 gxf3 25. Qxf3 fxg3 26. Rxg3 Ng4 27. Rgg1
Nxh2 28. Qh5 Qe7 29. Nxc7 Rac8 30. Ne6 Qf6 31. Rxg8+ Rxg8 32. Rh1 Nf3 33. Ne1
Nxe1 34. Rxh4 Qe7 35. Rg4 Rxg4 36. Qxg4 Qf7 37. Qg5 h6 38. Qxh6+ Kg8 39. Qg5+
Kh8 40. Qh4+ Kg8 41. Qxe1 Qf3 42. Qg1+ Kf7 43. Ng5+ 1-0

May 06, 2017

Wright-Middleton Memphis City Championship 1961 
Sicilian Najdorf

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 Be7 8. Qf3
Qc7 9. Qg3 Nbd7 10. Be2 b5 11. a3 Bb7 12. Bf3 O-O-O 13. f5 e5 14. Nb3 Kb8 15.
Be3 Rhg8 16. O-O-O Rc8 17. Qf2 Nc5 18. Nxc5 dxc5 19. Rd2 b4 20. axb4 cxb4 21.
Bb6 Qc4 22. Na4 Qa2 23. Ba7+ Ka8 24. Nb6+ Kxa7 25. Nxc8+ Kb8 26. Rd3 Rxc8 27.
Kd2 Qxb2 28. Rc1 Nxe4+ 29. Bxe4 Bg5+ 30. Re3 Bxe4 31. h4 Rxc2+ 32. Rxc2 Qxc2+
33. Ke1 Qxf2+ 0-1

May 05, 2017

Middleton-Weaks Delta Invitational 1961 
Caro-Kann: Panov-Botvinnik attack, 5...e6

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. c4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nf3 Be7 7. Bg5 O-O 8.
Be2 Nc6 9. O-O dxc4 10. Bxc4 Nb4 11. Re1 a6 12. a3 Nbd5 13. Ne5 Nxc3 14.
bxc3 Qc7 15. Qc2 b5 16. Bd3 h6 17. Bf4 Bd6 18. Qd2 Ng4 19. h3 Nxe5 20. dxe5
Be7 21. Bxh6 f5 22. exf6 Bxf6 23. Bf4 Qxc3 24. Rac1 Qxd2 25. Bxd2 Rd8 26.
Be4 Rb8 27. Ba5 Rd4 28. Bc7 Bb7 29. Bxb8 Bxe4 30. Rcd1 Ra4 31. Re3 Bd5 32.
Bd6 a5 33. Rb1 Bc4 34. Re4 Bd3 35. Rxa4 bxa4 36. Rb8+ Kh7 37. Ra8 Bc3 38.
Bc7 Be4 39. Ra7 Bb2 40. Rxa5 Bc2 41. Bd6 Bb3 42. Bb4 Kg6 43. g4 Kf7 44. Ra7+
Kg6 45. Ra5 Kf7 46. Rc5 Kg6 47. Kg2 Bd5+ 48. Kg3 Be5+ 49. f4 Bb2 50. f5+ Kf6 1-0

May 04, 2017

Middleton-Minor Pillsbury Club Championship 1976 
Pirc Defence: Classical System

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Be2 c6 6. O-O O-O 7. h3 e5 8. Be3
Qc7 9. Qd2 Nxe4 10. Nxe4 f5 11. dxe5 fxe4 12. exd6 Qd8 13. Bc4+ Kh8 14. Ng5 Qe8
15. Bd4 b5 16. Qc3 Qd7 17. Ne6 Rf7 18. Nxg7 c5 19. Bxf7 cxd4 20. Qxd4 Qxf7 21.
Nh5+ Kg8 22. Nf6+ Kf8 23. Qxe4 Bb7 24. Qf4 Kg7 25. Rfe1 Nc6 26. Qg5 Qxf6 27.
Qxb5 Rb8 28. Rad1 Ba8 29. Qc4 Rf8 30. f3 Qxb2 31. d7 Qb6+ 32. Kh1 Rxf3 33. gxf3
Ne5 34. Qd4 Bxf3+ 35. Kh2 Qc7 36. Qxe5+ Qxe5+ 37. Rxe5 1-0

May 03, 2017

Webb-Middleton Memphis City Championship 1974 
Sicilian: Maroczy Bind

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. c4 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Nc3 Ng4 8.
Qxg4 Nxd4 9. Qd1 Ne6 10. Rc1 Qa5 11. a3 d6 12. Bd3 Bd7 13. O-O g5 14. f4 gxf4
15. Qf3 Bxc3 16. Rxc3 fxe3 17. Qxf7+ Kd8 18. Rf5 Qb6 19. c5 Nxc5 0-1