Game of the Day Part 20
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July 29, 2017

Senn-Hurt   Region VII Games, 1979
French: Tarrasch, closed variation, main line

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. Bd3 c5 6. c3 Nc6 7. Ne2 cxd4 8.
cxd4 Nb4 9. Bb1 b5 10. a3 Nc6 11. O-O Qb6 12. Nf3 a5 13. Bd2 Bb7 14. b3 Be7
15. Bd3 Rc8 16. Qb1 g6 17. Bh6 Rg8 18. Be3 h5 19. h4 b4 20. a4 Ba6 21. Re1
Ndb8 22. Nf4 Bxd3 23. Qxd3 Kd7 24. Rac1 Na7 25. Qb1 Rxc1 26. Rxc1 Rc8 27.
Nd3 Rxc1+ 28. Qxc1 Qc6 29. Nc5+ Ke8 30. g3 Nd7 31. Nxd7 Kxd7 32. Qxc6+ Nxc6
33. Ne1 Bd8 34. f3 Bb6 35. Nc2 Ke7 36. g4 f6 37. exf6+ Kxf6 38. Bg5+ Kf7 39.
Be3 e5 40. dxe5 d4 41. Bf2 hxg4 42. Kg2 d3 43. Bxb6 dxc2 44. Be3 Nd4 45.
fxg4 Nxb3 46. h5 gxh5 47. gxh5 Nc5 48. h6 Kg6 49. Kf3 b3 50. Bc1 Nxa4 51. e6
b2 52. Bxb2 Nxb2 53. e7 Kf7 54. e8=Q+ Kxe8 55. h7 c1=Q 56. h8=Q+ Kd7 57.
Qd4+ Kc6 58. Qf6+ Kb5 59. Qe5+ Kb4 60. Qb8+ Ka3 0-1

July 28, 2017

John Hurt(1846) - Tom Farr(1903) Memphis-Nashville Match,  December 10, 1978
Owen defense

1. e4 b6 2. d4 Bb7 3. Bd3 e6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Qe2 c5 6. c3 cxd4 7. cxd4 Be7 8.
Nc3 O-O 9. h3 d6 10. Be3 Nbd7 11. O-O Rc8 12. Rac1 Re8 13. Ba6 Qc7 14. Nd5
Qb8 15. Rxc8 Qxc8 16. Rc1 Qb8 17. Nxe7+ Rxe7 18. Bd3 Nxe4 19. Qc2 Ndf6 20.
g4 d5 21. Ne5 Ne8 22. f3 Rc7 23. Qb1 N4d6 24. Bxh7+ Kh8 25. Bd3 Rxc1+ 26.
Qxc1 Qc8 27. Qe1 Qd8 28. g5 Kg8 29. Qh4 a6 30. Qh7+ Kf8 31. Qh8+ Ke7 32.
Bxa6 Qc7 33. Bxb7 Qxb7 34. Bd2 Qa8 35. a3 Qa4 36. Qh4 Nf5 37. Qf2 Nxd4 38.
Bb4+ 1-0

July 27, 2017

Hurt-Pylant, City Championship 1977
Scotch: Göring gambit, Bardeleben variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. c3 dxc3 5. Bc4 Nf6 6. Nxc3 Bb4 7. O-O d6
8. Nd5 h6 9. Nxb4 Nxb4 10. Qb3 d5 11. exd5 Nbxd5 12. Re1+ Kf8 13. Bd2 c6 14.
Rad1 Qb6 15. Qa3+ c5 16. Ba5 Qd6 17. Bc3 Be6 18. Be5 Qb6 19. Nd4 Qb4 20.
Qxb4 cxb4 21. Bd6+ Kg8 22. Nxe6 fxe6 23. Rxe6 Rc8 24. Bxd5 Nxd5 25. Kf1 Kf7
26. Re5 Nf6 27. Re7+ Kg6 28. Bxb4 Rc2 29. Bc3 Rf8 30. Rd6 Rc1+ 31. Ke2 Rc2+
32. Ke3 Kf5 33. Re5+ Kg6 34. Ree6 Kf5 35. h3 h5 36. Re5+ Kg6 37. Ree6 Kf5
38. g3 Rc1 39. f4 Rg1 40. Re5+ Kg6 41. Kf2 Rc1 42. g4 hxg4 43. hxg4 Kh7 44.
Re7 Rc2+ 45. Kf3 1-0

July 26, 2017

Armstrong-Hurt, City Championship, 1963
French: Winawer, advance, 6...Ne7

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Ne7 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. h4 Nbc6 8.
Nf3 Bd7 9. h5 h6 10. g4 Qa5 11. Bd2 Qa4 12. Qb1 c4 13. g5 O-O-O 14. gxh6
gxh6 15. Nh2 Rdg8 16. Be2 Nf5 17. Ng4 Ncxd4 18. cxd4 Nxd4 19. Ne3 Nxe2 20.
Kxe2 d4 21. Nf1 c3 22. Be1 Qc4+ 23. Kd1 Bc6 24. Qb4 Qxb4 25. axb4 Bf3+ 26.
Kc1 Bxh1 27. Ng3 a6 28. Ne2 Rg5 29. Nxd4 Rg1 0-1

July 25, 2017

Hurt-Wright, City Championship, 1963
Robatsch (modern) defense

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. Be3 Nf6 5. f3 O-O 6. h4 h5 7. Nh3 Nbd7 8.
Qd2 c5 9. Ng5 a6 10. a4 b6 11. Bc4 cxd4 12. Bxd4 Qc7 13. Bb3 Bb7 14. g4 hxg4
15. fxg4 e5 16. Bg1 Nc5 17. Bxc5 dxc5 18. Qe2 Rad8 19. h5 gxh5 20. Nxf7 Rxf7
21. g5 Nxe4 22. Nxe4 Bd5 23. Bxd5 Rxd5 24. Qxh5 Qd7 25. Nf6+ Bxf6 26. gxf6
Rh7 27. Qg6+ Kh8 28. Rxh7+ Qxh7 29. Qe8+ 1-0

July 24, 2017

Hurt-Long, Nashville-Memphis Match, 1962
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 O-O 12. Ra4 Qf5 13. O-O Rd8 14. Nh4 
Qb1 15. d4 Be6 16. Be3 Qxd1 17. Bxd1 exd4 18. cxd4 Bb6 19. Bf3 Bb3 20. Ra3 Bc4
21. Rb1 Bd5 22. h3 h6 23. g4 Bxf3 24. Nxf3 Nd5 25. Kg2 Rac8 26. h4 Ba5 27. 
Nxa7 Ra8 28. Nxc6 bxc6 29. Rba1 Nxe3+ 30. fxe3 Rd5 31. Ne5 1-0

July 23, 2017

Hurt - Wright, Delta Invitational 1961
Sicilian: wing gambit

1. e4 c5 2. b4 cxb4 3. a3 Nc6 4. axb4 d5 5. exd5 Nxb4 6. Nf3 Qc7 7. Bb5+ Bd7
8. Bxd7+ Qxd7 9. c4 Nd3+ 10. Kf1 Nxc1 11. Ne5 Qc7 12. Qa4+ Kd8 13. Nxf7+ Kc8
14. Qe8+ Qd8 15. Qxd8# 1-0

July 22, 2017

John Hurt - Werthammer  West Virginia Championship, 1948
Scotch: Göring gambit

1. e4 e5 2. d4 exd4 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. c3 d5 5. exd5 Qxd5 6. cxd4 Bg4 7. Nc3 Qa5
8. Be2 O-O-O 9. Qb3 Nf6 10. Be3 Bb4 11. O-O Rhe8 12. Rfd1 Nd5 13. Nxd5 Rxd5
14. a3 Bd6 15. Bd2 Qb6 16. Qxd5 Rxe2 17. Bc3 Be6 18. Qh5 g6 19. Qxh7 Kd8 20.
Re1 Qb5 21. Rxe2 1-0

July 21, 2017

Alex Sytnytsky(1438) - David Sichel(1989)    John Hurt Memorial 6  June 27, 2009 round 04
Benko's opening

1. g3 f5 2. e3 Nf6 3. Nc3 e6 4. Bg2 d5 5. Nf3 c6 6. d4 Bd6 7. O-O Nbd7 8.
Ne2 O-O 9. Kh1 Ne4 10. Neg1 Qe8 11. Nh4 Ndf6 12. Nh3 g5 13. Bxe4 Nxe4 14.
Ng2 Qg6 15. f4 g4 16. Nh4 Qh5 17. Qe2 Be7 18. Nf2 Bxh4 19. Nxe4 dxe4 20.
gxh4 Qxh4 21. Qf2 Qh5 22. Rg1 Rf6 23. Bd2 Rh6 24. Rg3 Kf7 25. Rag1 b6 26.
Bb4 Ba6 27. Bd6 Rg6 28. b3 Qh4 29. c4 Qd8 30. Be5 Qe7 31. R3g2 Rag8 32. h3
gxh3 33. Rxg6 Rxg6 34. Rxg6 hxg6 35. Kh2 g5 36. Kxh3 g4+ 37. Kg3 Qb4 38. Kh4
b5 39. c5 Qc3 40. Kg5 b4 41. Qh4 Qxe3 42. Qh7+ Ke8 43. Bd6 Kd8 44. Qe7+ Kc8
45. Qc7# 1-0

July 20, 2017

Alex Sytnytsky(1436) - Edgar Davison(1945) -  John Hurt Memorial 7  June 26, 2010  round 1
Sicilian: Nimzovich-Rossolimo attack (without ...d6)

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 d6 4. Bxc6+ bxc6 5. O-O e5 6. h3 Nf6 7. d3 Be7 8.
b3 O-O 9. Bb2 h6 10. Nbd2 Be6 11. Re1 Nh7 12. Nf1 f5 13. c4 f4 14. Re2 Qc7
15. Qd2 Rf6 16. N1h2 Ng5 17. Nxg5 hxg5 18. f3 a5 19. Kf2 g4 20. Nxg4 Bxg4
21. fxg4 Rh6 22. Rh1 Bh4+ 23. Kf3 Kf7 24. Qc2 Rah8 25. Bc3 Rb8 26. Be1 Qe7
27. g3 fxg3 28. Bxg3 Kg8 29. Rf2 Rf8+ 30. Kg2 Rxf2+ 31. Bxf2 Kf8 32. Bxh4
Qxh4 33. Qe2 Rg6 34. Rf1+ Ke7 35. Qf3 Rf6 1/2-1/2

July 19, 2017

Sood-Hayes John Hurt Memorial 11 June 21, 2014, round 4 
Colle London System

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bf4 a6 5. e3 Bf5 6. Bd3 Bxd3 7. Qxd3 Nb4 8.
Qd2 Ne4 9. Nxe4 dxe4 10. Ne5 e6 11. a3 Nd5 12. Bg3 Bd6 13. O-O f6 14. Nc4 Bxg3
15. hxg3 h5 16. Qe2 h4 17. Qg4 hxg3 18. Qxg3 Qe7 19. Qg6+ Qf7 20. Qxe4 Qh5 21.
g3 Qh2# 0-1

July 18, 2017

Carlos Sims(1993) - Graham Horobetz(2090)   John Hurt Memorial 7  June 26, 2010  round 4
Queen's pawn: Torre attack

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Bg5 h6 4. Bh4 Be7 5. e3 b6 6. Bd3 Bb7 7. Nbd2 c5 8.
c3 d5 9. O-O Nbd7 10. Qa4 O-O 11. Bb5 a6 12. Bxd7 Nxd7 13. Bxe7 Qxe7 14. Qb3
a5 15. Rfe1 a4 16. Qc2 Nf6 17. Ne5 Ne4 18. Nxe4 dxe4 19. b3 a3 20. dxc5 bxc5
21. Nc4 f5 22. Qc1 Qg5 23. Nxa3 f4 24. exf4 Rxf4 25. Nc4 Raf8 26. g3 e3 27.
Qxe3 Rxf2 28. Qxe6+ Kh8 29. Re2 Rxe2 30. Qxe2 Qd5 0-1

July 17, 2017

Andy Sorensen(1551) - Carlos Sims(1991)    John Hurt Memorial 7  June 26, 2010  round 1
Queen's Fianchetto Defence, Nimzowitsch Defence

1. e4 e6 2. d4 b6 3. Nc3 Bb7 4. Nf3 Bb4 5. e5 h6 6. a3 Bxc3+ 7. bxc3 Ne7 8.
Bd3 O-O 9. O-O d6 10. Qe2 Nd7 11. Be4 d5 12. Bd3 c5 13. Ba6 Bxa6 14. Qxa6
Qc7 15. Qd3 Rac8 16. Be3 cxd4 17. Bxd4 Nc6 18. Rfe1 Nxd4 19. cxd4 Qxc2 20.
Qxc2 Rxc2 21. Rec1 Rfc8 22. Rxc2 Rxc2 23. g3 b5 24. Kg2 Nb6 25. Rb1 a6 26.
Ra1 Rc4 27. Kf1 Ra4 0-1

July 16, 2017

Sood-Puckett John Hurt Memorial 11 June 21, 2014, round 4 
Caro-Kann

1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. d4 Nc6 5. Nc3 Nf6 6. Bb5 Bg4 7. Bxc6+ bxc6
8. Bg5 Ne4 9. Qd3 Bxf3 10. Qxf3 Nxg5 11. Qe3 h6 12. f4 Nh7 13. O-O e6 14. f5
Qg5 15. Qxg5 Nxg5 16. Rfe1 Kd7 17. fxe6+ fxe6 18. h4 Nf7 19. Ne2 Bd6 20. Rf1
Rhf8 21. Nf4 Ng5 22. Nxd5 Nh3+ 23. gxh3 exd5 24. Kg2 Rae8 25. Rxf8 Rxf8 26. Rf1
Rxf1 27. Kxf1 Bg3 28. h5 Ke6 29. Kg2 Bf4 30. Kf3 Bg5 31. b3 Kf5 32. c4 Bf6 33.
cxd5 cxd5 34. b4 Bxd4 35. a4 Bc3 36. b5 Ba5 37. h4 Bb6 38. Kg3 Ke4 39. Kg4 Bf2
0-1

July 15, 2017

Carlos Sims(1884) - Greg Turner(1883)  John Hurt Memorial 3  June 24, 2006
QGD: classical variation (5.Bf4)

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bf4 a6 6. e3 O-O 7. Bd3 dxc4 8.
Bxc4 b5 9. Bd3 Bb7 10. O-O c5 11. dxc5 Bxc5 12. Qc2 Qe7 13. Bg5 h6 14. Bh4
Nbd7 15. Be4 Bxe4 16. Nxe4 Rac8 17. Qd2 e5 18. Rfc1 Qe6 19. Bxf6 gxf6 20.
Qd3 f5 21. Qxd7 fxe4 22. Qxe6 fxe6 23. Nxe5 Rf5 24. Nd7 Rc7 25. Nxc5 Rfxc5
26. Rxc5 Rxc5 27. f3 exf3 28. gxf3 Rc2 29. Rb1 Kf7 30. a3 Re2 31. e4 Kf6 32.
b3 Ra2 33. a4 bxa4 34. bxa4 Rxa4 35. Rb2 a5 36. Kf2 Rb4 37. Ra2 a4 38. Kg3
Ke5 39. Kg4 Kf6 40. h4 Kg6 41. Kf4 Kf6 42. Ra3 h5 43. Ra2 e5+ 44. Kg3 Ke6
45. Kf2 Rd4 46. Ke3 Rb4 47. Kf2 Kd6 48. Ra3 Kc5 49. Ke2 Rb2+ 50. Kf1 Kb4 51.
Ra1 a3 52. f4 exf4 53. e5 a2 54. e6 Rb1+ 55. Kf2 Rxa1 56. e7 Re1 57. Kxe1
a1=Q+ 58. Kf2 Qe5 59. e8=Q Qxe8 60. Kf3 Qe3+ 61. Kg2 f3+ 62. Kh1 Qe2 0-1

July 14, 2017

Carlos Sims(1993) - Alexis Zamora(1934)   John Hurt Memorial 7  June 26, 2010  round 2
Queen's pawn: Torre attack

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Bg5 Be7 4. e3 Ne4 5. Bf4 O-O 6. Bd3 d5 7. Nbd2 Nd6 8.
h4 Nd7 9. Qe2 c5 10. c3 c4 11. Bc2 f6 12. Bxh7+ Kxh7 13. Ng5+ fxg5 14. hxg5+
Kg8 15. Qh5 Rxf4 16. Qh7+ Kf8 17. exf4 Bxg5 18. fxg5 Qxg5 19. O-O-O Nf6 20.
Qh8+ Kf7 21. f3 b5 22. Qd8 Nfe4 23. Qc7+ Qe7 24. Qxe7+ Kxe7 25. fxe4 dxe4
26. Rh8 a5 27. Re1 Bb7 28. Rxa8 Bxa8 29. b3 Bd5 30. Kc2 e3 31. Rxe3 Bxg2 32.
Rg3 Bd5 33. Rxg7+ Nf7 34. bxc4 bxc4 35. Kb2 e5 36. dxe5 Ke6 37. Rg6+ Kxe5
38. Ra6 Nd8 39. Rxa5 Kd6 40. Ra6+ Nc6 41. Nf1 Kc5 42. Ne3 Bf7 43. Ng4 Be6
44. Nf6 Bf7 45. Nd7+ Kd5 46. Rxc6 1-0

July 13, 2017

Sood-Kormick John Hurt Memorial 2013,  June 22, 2013, round 1 
Caro-Kann: two knights variation

1. e4 c6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nc3 d4 4. Ne2 c5 5. h3 Nc6 6. e5 Qc7 7. d3 Nxe5 8.
Nxe5 Qxe5 9. Bf4 Qd5 10. c4 Qc6 11. Ng3 Nf6 12. Nh5 Qe6+ 13. Kd2 Qb6 14.
Nxf6+ Qxf6 15. Bg3 Bd7 16. Be2 g6 17. Kc2 h5 18. Bf3 Ba4+ 19. b3 Bc6 20. Qe1
Bxf3 21. Be5 Qf5 22. Bxh8 Bxg2 23. Rg1 Bxh3 24. Be5 f6 0-1

July 12, 2017

Andy Sorensen(1553) - Kenneth Turner(1926)   John Hurt Memorial 7  June 26, 2010  round 3
King's pawn game

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 d6 4. Nc3 Be7 5. d4 exd4 6. Nxd4 Nxd4 7. Qxd4 Nf6
8. Nd5 O-O 9. O-O a6 10. Nxf6+ Bxf6 11. Qd3 Bd7 12. c3 Bc6 13. Be3 Qd7 14.
Rad1 Rfe8 15. f3 Qe7 16. Bd4 Rad8 17. Bxf6 Qxf6 18. Bd5 Bxd5 19. Qxd5 c6 20.
Qd4 Qxd4+ 21. Rxd4 Kf8 22. Rfd1 Re6 23. c4 Ke7 24. c5 g6 25. Kf2 f5 26. exf5
gxf5 27. cxd6+ Rdxd6 28. Rxd6 Rxd6 29. Rxd6 Kxd6 30. Ke3 Ke5 31. f4+ Kd5 32.
h3 h5 33. Kf3 c5 34. g4 fxg4+ 35. hxg4 h4 36. g5 b5 37. Kg4 c4 38. a3 a5 39.
Kf5 Kd6 40. Kf6 h3 41. g6 h2 42. g7 h1=Q 43. g8=Q Qh6+ 44. Kf5 Qh3+ 45. Ke4
Qd3# 0-1

July 11, 2017

Sichel-Sood John Hurt Memorial 11 June 21, 2014, round 1 
Scotch Gambit

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. c3 dxc3 5. Bc4 cxb2 6. Bxb2 d6 7. Qb3 Qe7 8.
O-O Be6 9. Bxe6 fxe6 10. Qxb7 Rb8 11. Qxc6+ Qd7 12. Qxd7+ Kxd7 13. Bc3 e5 14.
Na3 Nf6 15. Rad1 Kc8 16. Rfe1 Be7 17. Nc2 c5 18. Nd2 Kc7 19. Nc4 Kc6 20. f3 Nd7
21. N2e3 g6 22. Nd5 Bd8 23. Nxd6 Bc7 24. Ne7+ Kb6 1-0

July 10, 2017

David Sichel(2040) - Chase Knowles(1979)   John Hurt Memorial,  June 30, 2012, round 4
French: King's Indian attack

1. e4 e6 2. d3 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Bd2 a6 8. a3
f6 9. exf6 Nxf6 10. g3 Bd6 11. Bg2 O-O 12. O-O b5 13. Re1 Qb6 14. Qe2 Ng4
15. Nd1 Re8 16. c3 Nf6 17. Nf2 Bb7 18. Ne5 d4 19. Neg4 Nd5 20. f5 Ne3 21. f6
Ne5 22. Nxe5 Bxe5 23. f7+ Kxf7 24. Qh5+ g6 25. Qxh7+ Bg7 26. Ne4 Bxe4 27.
Bxe4 Nf5 28. Qh3 c4 29. g4 dxc3+ 30. Be3 Nxe3 31. Rxe3 Rh8 32. Qf3+ Ke7 33.
Bxa8 cxb2 34. Re1 Bd4 35. Bd5 Bxe3+ 36. Kg2 Rf8 37. Qe4 Rf2+ 38. Kh3 Qd6 39.
Qxe6+ Qxe6 40. Bxe6 Bd2 0-1

July 09, 2017

David Sichel(1989) - Chase Knowles(1671)    John Hurt Memorial 6  June 27, 2009 round 01
Caro-Kann: classical variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. Nf3 Nd7 7. Bd3 Bxd3
8. Qxd3 Ngf6 9. O-O Qc7 10. Bd2 e6 11. c4 Bd6 12. Rac1 O-O-O 13. b4 h6 14.
Rfe1 g5 15. b5 Kb8 16. bxc6 Qxc6 17. Rc2 g4 18. Nh4 Qc7 19. Qb3 Be7 20. Ngf5
Bd6 21. Nxd6 Qxd6 22. Rb1 Qb6 23. Rcb2 Qxb3 24. Rxb3 b6 25. a4 Ka8 26. f3
gxf3 27. Nxf3 Ne4 28. Bf4 Rdg8 29. a5 Ng5 30. axb6 Nh3+ 31. Kf1 Nxf4 32. Ra1
Kb8 33. Rxa7 Rd8 34. c5 Nd5 35. Ne5 Nxe5 36. dxe5 Rc8 37. Rba3 Rhd8 38. b7
Rxc5 39. Ra8+ Kxb7 40. Rxd8 Rc1+ 41. Kf2 Rc4 42. Rd7+ Kb6 43. Rxf7 Re4 44.
Rh7 Rxe5 45. Rxh6 Kc5 46. Ra6 Rf5+ 47. Kg3 e5 48. Ra5+ Kd4 49. Rh4+ Nf4 50.
Kf3 Kd3 51. Rxe5 Rxe5 52. Rxf4 Rh5 53. h4 1-0

July 08, 2017

David Sichel(2040) - Carter Burgess(1577)   John Hurt Memorial 09,  June 30, 2012, round 1
Sicilian: closed

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nge2 Nf6 6. d3 O-O 7. Bd2 e6 8.
Qc1 h5 9. Bh6 Bxh6 10. Qxh6 Qb6 11. Qc1 Qc7 12. h3 Rb8 13. g4 d6 14. Qg5 Qe7
15. Ng3 hxg4 16. hxg4 Nh7 17. Qh6 f6 18. Qxg6+ Kh8 19. O-O-O Rg8 20. Rxh7+
Qxh7 21. Qxf6+ 1-0

July 07, 2017

Christopher Hilliard(1397) - Aaron Smith(1567)  John Hurt Memorial 4    June 23, 2007
Caro-Kann defense

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nd7 4. Bd3 Nb6 5. e5 f6 6. Qh5+ Kd7 7. Nf3 g6 8.
Bxg6 Kc7 9. Bf4 Nc4 10. b3 Na3 11. Na4 b5 12. e6+ Kb7 13. Nc5+ Kb6 14. Bf5
a5 15. Nd2 Bg7 16. Nb1 Nxb1 17. Rxb1 Qf8 18. a4 Bh6 19. Bg3 Qg7 20. Qe8 Bb7
21. Qd7 1-0

July 06, 2017

R.O.Mitchell(2156) - Sanford Merrill(1215)   John Hurt Memorial 3  June 24, 2006
QGD: semi-Slav, Marshall gambit

1. d4 d5 2. e4 c6 3. c4 e6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. e5 c5 6. a3 cxd4 7. axb4 dxc3 8.
bxc3 Qc7 9. f4 dxc4 10. Qg4 g6 11. Nf3 Nh6 12. Qh3 Nf5 13. Ng5 h5 14. Ne4
Nd7 15. g4 Qc6 16. Bg2 Qb6 17. gxf5 exf5 18. Be3 Qc7 19. Nd6+ Kf8 20. Bd5
Rh7 21. Rg1 Nb6 22. Bxf7 Rxf7 23. Rxg6 Nd5 24. Qxh5 Rh7 25. Qg5 Ne7 26. Qf6+ 1-0

July 05, 2017

Russell Robbins(1663) - Charles Herbers(1983)  John Hurt Memorial 4    June 23, 2007
Three knights game

1. e4 Nc6 2. Nf3 e5 3. Nc3 Bc5 4. Bc4 d6 5. h3 h6 6. a3 Nge7 7. d3 O-O 8.
Be3 Bxe3 9. fxe3 Kh8 10. g4 Ng6 11. Qe2 Nce7 12. O-O-O c6 13. Rdg1 d5 14.
exd5 cxd5 15. Ba2 Be6 16. d4 Rc8 17. h4 e4 18. Ne1 Rxc3 19. bxc3 Qa5 20. Kb2
Rc8 21. Qd2 Rc6 22. Bb3 Ra6 23. Kc1 Qxa3+ 24. Kd1 Bd7 25. Ke2 Rf6 26. g5
Bb5+ 27. Kd1 Ra6 28. Qc1 Qa5 29. Qb2 Nf5 30. Ng2 Ng3 31. Rh3 Qa1+ 32. Qxa1
Rxa1+ 33. Kd2 Rxg1 34. Rxg3 Nxh4 35. gxh6 Nf3+ 36. Rxf3 Rxg2+ 0-1

July 04, 2017

David Kernell(1923) - Charlie Durham(1940)   John Hurt Memorial 4    June 23, 2007
Queen's Indian: old main line, 7.Nc3

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nc3 d6 8.
Re1 Nbd7 9. e4 c5 10. d5 e5 11. Bh3 Ne8 12. a4 g6 13. a5 f5 14. axb6 axb6
15. Rxa8 Qxa8 16. Ng5 Ng7 17. Ne6 Rf7 18. Bh6 Ne8 19. exf5 gxf5 20. Bxf5 Bf8
21. Qg4+ Kh8 22. Ng5 Rf6 23. Bxf8 Nxf8 24. Nce4 Qd8 25. Nxf6 Qxf6 26. Nxh7
Nxh7 27. Bxh7 Kxh7 28. Qh5+ Kg7 29. Qxe8 Ba6 30. Qd7+ Kf8 31. b3 Qe7 32.
Qxe7+ Kxe7 33. Re4 b5 34. h4 b4 35. h5 Kf6 36. Kg2 Bc8 1-0

July 03, 2017

Pat Coleman(1390) - Graham Horobetz(1436)   John Hurt Memorial 4    June 23, 2007
Queen's pawn: Yusupov-Rubinstein system

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. e3 Nc6 4. c3 g6 5. Bd3 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nbd2 d6 8.
Rb1 Qe7 9. b4 a6 10. a4 b6 11. Ba3 Nd5 12. Qb3 a5 13. b5 Na7 14. c4 Nf6 15.
Rfc1 Nd7 16. Ne4 f5 17. Ned2 Bb7 18. d5 exd5 19. cxd5 Rac8 20. Nd4 Bxd4 21.
exd4 Qf7 22. Bc4 Nf6 23. Nf3 Bxd5 24. Ng5 Bxc4 25. Rxc4 Qd5 26. Qc3 Ne4 27.
Nxe4 Qxe4 28. Re1 Qb7 29. Qb3 Kg7 30. Bb2 d5 31. Rc3 Rfe8 32. Rce3 Kf7 33.
Qa3 Rxe3 34. Rxe3 Re8 35. Rxe8 Kxe8 36. Qe3+ Kf7 37. Qh6 Qc8 38. Qxh7+ Kf6
39. Ba3 Qe8 40. Qh4+ 1/2-1/2

July 02, 2017

David Kernell(1923) - Charles Herbers(1983)  John Hurt Memorial 4    June 23, 2007
QGD: Marshall defense

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 d5 3. cxd5 Nxd5 4. e4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nf3 Be7 7. Bd3 O-O 8.
h4 c5 9. e5 Nd5 10. Bxh7+ Kh8 11. Bb1 cxd4 12. Nxd5 Qxd5 13. Qd3 Bb4+ 14.
Kf1 f5 15. exf6 Qf5 16. fxg7+ Kxg7 17. Qxd4+ Qf6 18. Qg4+ Kh8 19. Qh5+ Kg8
20. Qh7# 1-0

July 01, 2017

Wu-Horobetz Little Rock Spring Open May 07, 2017, round 5
Sicilian: Accelerated Dragon with 5 Nc3: main line

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Bg7 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 O-O 8.
f3 Qb6 9. Bb3 Nxe4 10. Nd5 Qa5+ 11. c3 Nc5 12. Nxc6 dxc6 13. Nxe7+ Kh8 14. Nxc8
Raxc8 15. O-O Rcd8 16. Qc2 Rfe8 17. Bxc5 Qxc5+ 18. Qf2 Bf8 19. Rad1 Rxd1 20.
Rxd1 Re2 21. Qxc5 Bxc5+ 22. Kh1 Rxb2 23. Bxf7 Rc2 24. g3 Rxc3 25. Rd8+ Kg7 26.
Rd7 Kf6 27. Rxb7 Bb6 28. Bb3 c5 29. Rf7+ Ke5 30. Rf4 Re3 31. Kg2 g5 32. Rg4 h6
33. h4 Kf6 34. hxg5+ hxg5 35. f4 gxf4 36. Rxf4+ Ke5 37. Rc4 Re4 38. Rc2 a5 39.
Kf3 Rb4 40. g4 Kd4 41. Be6 Ke5 42. Bc4 Ra4 43. Bb3 Rf4+ 44. Kg3 Rb4 45. Bc4 Kd4
46. Be6 c4 47. g5 c3 48. g6 Bc7+ 49. Kf3 Be5 50. Bf5 Bg7 51. Re2 Rb7 52. Re4+
Kd5 53. Re2 Kc5 54. Be4 Rc7 55. Ke3 Kc4 56. Bc2 Kb4 57. Be4 Ka3 58. Rc2 Rd7 59.
Bd3 Rd8 60. Bc4 Rd4 61. Bf7 Rh4 62. Bd5 Rg4 63. Be4 Rg1 64. Ke2 Kb4 65. Kf2
Bd4+ 66. Kf3 Rf1+ 67. Ke2 Rf4 68. Kd3 Bg7 69. Ke3 Rh4 70. Bd3 Kc5 71. Be4 Rh3+
72. Kf4 Kd4 73. Bf5 Rh1 74. Re2 Rf1+ 75. Kg5 Rxf5+ 76. Kxf5 Kd3 77. Re7 c2 78.
Rc7 Bd4 79. Kf4 Bc3 80. Rd7+ Ke2 0-1

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