Game of the Day Part 21
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October 31, 2017

Bisquier-Flickenger, Mid-South Open 1984 
E12: Queen's Indian: Unusual White 4th moves

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. Nc3 Bb7 5. a3 Be7 6. e3 O-O 7. Bd3 d5 8. cxd5
exd5 9. b4 Ne4 10. Qb3 Kh8 11. Bb2 f5 12. O-O c6 13. Rad1 Nd7 14. Ne5 Bd6 15.
Ne2 Qe8 16. Nxd7 Qxd7 17. f3 Nf6 18. Qc2 Qe8 19. Qd2 Qh5 20. Nf4 Bxf4 21. exf4
Rae8 22. Rfe1 Qf7 23. Bxf5 Nh5 24. Bb1 Nxf4 25. Bc1 g5 26. h4 Ba6 27. hxg5 Ne2+
28. Kf2 Qc7 29. Bd3 Qg3+ 30. Kf1 Rxf3+ 0-1

October 30, 2017

Timberlake-Blocker, Mid-South Open 1981 
C81: Ruy Lopez: open, Howell attack

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Nxe4 6. d4 b5 7. Bb3 d5 8.
dxe5 Be6 9. Qe2 Be7 10. Be3 O-O 11. c3 Qd7 12. Rd1 Rfd8 13. Bc2 Bf5 14. a4
Rab8 15. axb5 axb5 16. Ra6 Bg6 17. Bb3 Qe6 18. Qf1 Bc5 19. Bxc5 Nxc5 20. Nd4
Qe8 21. Nxc6 Nxa6 22. Nxb8 Nxb8 23. f4 Bxb1 24. Rxb1 c6 25. Re1 Nd7 26. Bc2
Qe7 27. Qf2 g6 28. Ra1 Qc5 29. Ra7 Qxf2+ 30. Kxf2 Nb8 31. Rc7 Kf8 32. Ke3
Ke8 33. e6 fxe6 34. Rxh7 Nd7 35. Bxg6+ Kf8 36. Rh8+ Ke7 37. Rxd8 Kxd8 38. g4
Ke7 39. h4 c5 40. g5 e5 41. f5 b4 42. cxb4 cxb4 43. f6+ Ke6 44. Bh7 Nc5 45.
Bg8+ Kd6 46. h5 d4+ 47. Ke2 e4 48. h6 Nd3 49. Bf7 Nf4+ 50. Kd1 e3 51. h7 e2+
52. Kd2 1-0

October 29, 2017

Blocker-Bisquier, Mid-South Open 1981 
C67: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence: 4 0-0 Nxe4

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Ne4
8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. Re1 Nc5 10. Nd4 Ne6 11. Be3 Nxd4 12. Bxd4 Be6 13. Nd2 Bb4 14.
c3 Be7 15. b3 a5 16. Ne4 b6 17. c4 Kc8 18. Be3 Kb7 19. Red1 a4 1/2-1/2

October 28, 2017

Bisquier-Wright, Mid-South Open 1981 
E70: King's Indian: Miscellaneous lines with 4 e4

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. f4 c5 7. d5 Qa5 8. Bd3 a6
9. Nf3 b5 10. O-O bxc4 11. Bc2 Ng4 12. Qd2 Bd4+ 13. Nxd4 cxd4 14. Qxd4 Qc5 15.
Qxc5 Nxc5 16. Rfe1 f6 17. Bh4 Kf7 18. h3 Nh6 19. Bf2 Nd7 20. Ne2 Bb7 21. Ba4
Rhd8 22. Rac1 Rac8 23. b4 f5 24. Nd4 Nf6 25. exf5 Bxd5 26. g4 Ne4 27. Ne6 Rg8
28. Ng5+ Nxg5 29. fxg5 gxf5 30. gxh6 fxg4 31. h4 g3 32. Be3 e5 33. Bg5 Ke6 34.
Bd1 Kf5 35. Rf1+ Ke4 36. Bf3+ 1-0

October 27, 2017

Bisquier-Timberlake, Mid-South Open 1981 
D40: Queen Gambit Declined: Semi-Tarrasch with 5 e3

1. d4 e6 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 c5 4. e3 d5 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. a3 Ne4 7. Bd3 Nxc3 8.
bxc3 Be7 9. O-O O-O 10. Qc2 h6 11. Bb2 dxc4 12. Bxc4 Qc7 13. Ba2 Bd7 14.
Rad1 Rfd8 15. Bb1 Bf6 16. Nd2 cxd4 17. Qh7+ Kf8 18. cxd4 Qb6 19. Nc4 Qb3 20.
a4 Qxc4 21. Ba3+ Nb4 22. Ba2 Qc3 23. Rd3 1-0

October 26, 2017

Momic-Hurt, Mid-South Open 1964 
A29: English: Anglo-Grünfeld defense

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. cxd5 Nxd5 4. g3 Nxc3 5. bxc3 e5 6. Bg2 Bc5 7. Nf3 Nc6
8. d3 e4 9. Ng5 exd3 10. exd3 Qe7+ 11. Qe2 Qxe2+ 12. Kxe2 O-O 13. Be3 Bxe3
14. fxe3 Nd8 15. Rab1 Rb8 16. Rb4 h6 17. Ne4 b6 18. Rf1 Re8 19. c4 f5 20.
Nc3 Bd7 21. Bh3 Nc6 22. Rb2 Re5 23. Kd2 Na5 24. Nb5 Bxb5 25. Rxb5 Rxb5 26.
cxb5 g6 27. Rc1 Rd8 28. Rxc7 Rd5 29. a4 Nb3+ 30. Kc3 Rc5+ 31. Rxc5 Nxc5 32.
a5 bxa5 33. g4 fxg4 34. Bxg4 Kf7 35. Bf3 Ke6 36. d4 Nd7 37. e4 Nb6 38. Bg4+
Ke7 39. Bd1 a4 40. Kb4 h5 41. Bf3 Ke6 42. h4 Kf6 43. Ka3 g5 44. e5+ Kf5 45.
hxg5 Kxg5 46. e6 Kf6 47. Bxh5 Kxe6 48. Bf3 Kd6 49. Kb4 Kc7 50. Bg2 Kd6 51.
Be4 Nd5+ 52. Kc4 a3 53. Bb1 Ne3+ 54. Kd3 Nd5 55. Kc4 Nb6+ 56. Kd3 Nd5 57.
Kc4 Nb6+ 58. Kc3 Nd5+ 59. Kb3 Nc7 1/2-1/2

October 25, 2017

Williamson-Hurt, Mid-South Open, 1964
C02: French: Advance Variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. Qg4 cxd4 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. Bd3 Qc7 7. Qg3 f6 8.
exf6 Qxg3 9. f7+ Kxf7 10. hxg3 e5 11. Ng5+ Ke7 12. Rxh7 Rxh7 13. Nxh7 e4 14.
Bb5 Be6 15. Bg5+ Nf6 16. Nxf8 Rxf8 17. Nd2 Nb4 18. Ba4 Rc8 19. Kd1 Rh8 20.
Nf1 Bg4+ 21. Kd2 Rh1 22. a3 Na6 23. b4 Rg1 24. Bb3 Ke6 25. Bxf6 gxf6 26. Rc1
Rxg2 27. Ke1 Rg1 28. c4 Bh3 29. cxd5+ Ke5 0-1

October 24, 2017

Armstrong-Hurt, Mid-South Open, 1964
C15: French: Winawer, fingerslip variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Bd2 dxe4 5. Qg4 Qxd4 6. O-O-O h5 7. Qg3 Bd6
8. Bf4 h4 9. Qg5 Qf6 10. Qxf6 Nxf6 11. Bxd6 cxd6 12. Nb5 Na6 13. Nxd6+ Ke7
14. Nh3 Rd8 15. Nb5 Rxd1+ 16. Kxd1 Bd7 17. Nc3 Bc6 18. Bxa6 bxa6 19. Re1
Rd8+ 20. Kc1 Rd4 21. Ng5 a5 22. a3 a6 23. Re2 Nd5 24. Nxd5+ Bxd5 25. c3 Rc4
26. Kc2 a4 27. f3 exf3 28. gxf3 f6 29. Ne4 f5 30. Nd2 Rf4 31. Re3 Kf6 32.
Kd3 e5 33. c4 Bxf3 0-1

October 23, 2017

Wright-Thomas  Mid-South Open,  1970
B90: Sicilian Najdorf: Unusual White 6th moves

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.a3 Qc7 7.Be2 Nc6 8.Be3 Bd7
9.0-0 g6 10.f4 Bg7 11.Qd2 0-0 12.f5 Rfd8 13.fxg6 hxg6 14.Nf3 Na5 15.Bh6 Bh8 
16.Ng5 Nc4 17.Qf4 Ne5 18.Kh1 Be8 19.Nd5 Nxd5 20.exd5 Qxc2 21.Rae1 Qc5 22.Qh4 
Bf6 23.Rxf6 exf6 24.Ne4 1-0

October 22, 2017

Wolske-Wright  Mid-South Open,  1993
B07: Pirc Defence: Miscellaneous Systems

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. c3 d6 4. Bd3 Nf6 5. Bg5 c5 6. Nf3 cxd4 7. cxd4 Nc6 8.
Nc3 Bg4 9. Be2 Qa5 10. O-O Bxf3 11. Bxf6 Bxe2 12. Nxe2 Bxf6 13. d5 Ne5 14.
Qb3 O-O 15. Rac1 Nd7 16. Qc4 Rac8 17. Qxc8 Rxc8 18. Rxc8+ Kg7 19. Nc3 Qb4
20. f3 Nc5 21. Nd1 Bxb2 22. Nxb2 Qxb2 23. Rf2 Qd4 0-1

October 21, 2017

Bates-Wright  Mid-South Open,  1967
E87: King's Indian: Sämisch: 6...e5 7 d5

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 O-O 6. Bd3 e5 7. d5 Ne8 8. Be3
f5 9. Qd2 f4 10. Bf2 Nd7 11. Nge2 Nc5 12. Bc2 a5 13. O-O g5 14. a3 g4 15.
Kh1 Qg5 16. Rad1 b6 17. Bxc5 bxc5 18. Nb5 Rf6 19. g3 gxf3 20. gxf4 Qg2# 0-1

October 20, 2017

Jim Wright - Joe Jones  Mid-South Open,  1968
B28: Sicilian: 2 Nf3 a6 (O'Kelly Variation)

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 a6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Nb3 Bb4 7. f3 Nxe4 8.
fxe4 Qh4+ 9. Ke2 Bxc3 10. bxc3 d5 11. Qd3 Bg4+ 12. Kd2 Qf2+ 13. Be2 dxe4 14.
Qe3 Qh4 15. Ba3 Nc6 16. Rad1 O-O-O+ 17. Kc1 Rxd1+ 18. Rxd1 Bxe2 19. Qxe2 f5
20. g3 Qg5+ 21. Kb1 e3 22. Bc5 f4 23. Bb6 1-0

October 19, 2017

Kenny Thomas(1914) - Jim Wright(1766)  Mid-South Open,  1972
B03: Alekhine's defense: four pawns attack, 7.Be3

1.e4 Nf6 2.e5 Nd5 3.c4 Nb6 4.d4 d6 5.f4 dxe5 6.fxe5 Nc6 7.Be3 Bf5 8.Nf3 e6 9.Nc3 Be7 
10.Be2 0-0 11.d5 exd5 12.cxd5 Nb4 13.Bxb6 Nc2+ 14.Kf2 axb6 15.Rc1 Bc5+ 16.Kg3 Ne3 
17.Qd2 Ng4 18.Qf4 Bf2+ 19.Kh3 Ne3+ 20.g4 Bxg4+ 21.Qxg4 Nxg4 0-1

October 18, 2017

Appleberry-Wright  Mid-South Open,  1966
E94: King's Indian: Classical: 6 Be2 e5 7 0-0: Various Black 7th moves

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Be2 O-O 6. Nf3 Nbd7 7. O-O e5 8. d5
Nc5 9. Nd2 a5 10. Qc2 Bg4 11. f3 Bd7 12. b3 Ne8 13. Rb1 f5 14. a3 b6 15. b4 Nb7
16. Nb3 f4 17. Bd2 Nf6 18. Nb5 axb4 19. axb4 Nh5 20. c5 bxc5 21. bxc5 dxc5 22.
Nxc5 Nxc5 23. Qxc5 Ng3 24. hxg3 fxg3 25. Rfd1 Qh4 26. Kf1 Qxe4 27. Qc4 Qf5 28.
Qh4 Bxb5 29. Rxb5 e4 30. Qxg3 exf3 31. gxf3 Be5 32. Qg2 Ra4 33. Rb4 Rfa8 34.
Qg4 Qxg4 35. fxg4 Ra3 36. Be1 Rf8+ 37. Kg2 Re3 38. Bf1 Ra8 39. Bc4 Bd6 40. Rb2
Rae8 41. Bf2 R3e4 42. Bb5 Rxg4+ 43. Kf3 Ree4 44. Bd7 Rg5 45. Be6+ Kg7 1/2-1/2

October 17, 2017

James Wright(1749) - Paul Kuroda(2087)  Mid-South Open,  November 27, 1976, round 3
B06: Robatsch defense: three pawns attack

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. f4 c5 4. Nf3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nc6 6. c3 d6 7. Nf3 Nf6 8.
Bd3 O-O 9. O-O a6 10. f5 b5 11. fxg6 hxg6 12. Qe2 Bg4 13. h3 Bxf3 14. Qxf3
Ne5 15. Qe3 Qc7 16. Nd2 Qb7 17. Bc2 Rac8 18. Nf3 Nc4 19. Qe2 Nd7 20. Rb1 a5
21. Bg5 Nde5 22. Nxe5 Nxe5 23. Be3 Qc6 24. Bd4 Qc4 25. Qxc4 Nxc4 26. Bxg7
Kxg7 27. Rfd1 Ne3 28. Rd2 Nxc2 29. Rxc2 Rc4 30. Re2 Kf6 31. Kf2 Rfc8 32. Rd1
R8c5 33. Kf3 b4 34. cxb4 Rxb4 35. Rdd2 Rbc4 36. b3 Rc3+ 37. Re3 Rxe3+ 38.
Kxe3 Rc3+ 39. Rd3 Rc2 40. Rd2 Rc3+ 1/2-1/2

October 16, 2017

Warren Porter(1846) - Jim Wright(1749)  Mid-South Open, November 26, 1976,  round 2
E91: King's Indian: 5.Be2

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 g6 3. e4 d6 4. d4 Bg7 5. Be2 Nbd7 6. Nf3 O-O 7. Bd2 c6 8.
O-O e5 9. Qc1 exd4 10. Nxd4 Nc5 11. Bg5 Qb6 12. Be3 Qc7 13. f3 Ne6 14. Nb3
a6 15. c5 dxc5 16. Nxc5 b6 17. Nb3 Bb7 18. f4 c5 19. Bf3 c4 20. Nd5 Nxd5 21.
exd5 Nd8 22. Rd1 Rc8 23. Nd4 b5 24. Qd2 f5 25. a4 Qd7 26. Qb4 Re8 27. Ne6
Nxe6 28. dxe6 Qxe6 29. Bxb7 Qxe3+ 30. Kh1 Rb8 31. axb5 axb5 32. Qxb5 Qxf4
33. Bd5+ Kh8 34. Qxc4 Qxc4 35. Bxc4 Rxb2 36. Ra2 Rxa2 37. Bxa2 Bf6 38. Bd5
Rd8 39. Bf3 Rxd1+ 1/2-1/2

October 15, 2017

Winslow-Wright, Mid-South Open, 1972 
B03: Alekhine's defense: four pawns attack, 7.Be3

1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. d4 d6 4. c4 Nb6 5. f4 dxe5 6. fxe5 Nc6 7. Be3 Bf5 8.
Nc3 e6 9. Nf3 Qd7 10. Be2 O-O-O 11. O-O f6 12. exf6 gxf6 13. d5 exd5 14.
cxd5 Nxd5 15. Nxd5 Qxd5 16. Qxd5 Rxd5 17. Nh4 Bd7 18. Rac1 Re5 19. Kf2 Rxe3
20. Kxe3 Bh6+ 21. Kf2 Bxc1 22. Rxc1 Re8 23. Bd3 Ne5 24. Rc3 Nxd3+ 25. Rxd3
Bb5 26. Re3 Rxe3 27. Kxe3 Kd7 28. Nf5 Bc6 29. g3 Bd5 30. a3 c5 31. Kd3 Ke6
32. Ne3 b5 33. b4 Kd6 34. Nf5+ Ke5 35. Ne7 c4+ 36. Ke3 a6 37. h4 Be4 38. Ng8
c3 39. Nh6 f5 40. Nf7+ Kd5 41. Ke2 Kc4 42. Kd1 Kb3 43. Kc1 Kxa3 44. h5 Kxb4
45. h6 Bd5 46. Nd6 Be6 47. Ne8 a5 48. Nc7 Bf7 49. Na6+ Kc4 50. Nb8 Be8 0-1

October 14, 2017

Horobetz-Wu National Chess Day! October 08, 2016 round 2
B32: Sicilian, Szén (`anti-Taimanov') variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e6 5. Nb5 d6 6. Bf4 e5 7. Be3 Be7 8.
N1c3 a6 9. Na3 Nf6 10. Bg5 Be6 11. Nc4 b5 12. Bxf6 gxf6 13. Ne3 Nd4 14. Ncd5
Rc8 15. c3 Nc6 16. a4 Rb8 17. axb5 axb5 18. b4 Bf8 19. Ra6 Bd7 20. Qf3 Bg7
21. Nf5 Bxf5 22. Qxf5 Ne7 23. Nxf6+ Bxf6 24. Qxf6 O-O 25. Rxd6 Qc7 26. Qxe5
f6 27. Qg3+ Ng6 28. Be2 Rfe8 29. O-O Qf7 30. Bh5 Rxe4 31. Bf3 Re5 32. Qxe5
Nxe5 33. Bd5 Qxd5 34. Rxd5 Kf7 35. Ra1 Ke6 36. Rc5 Nd7 37. Ra6+ Ke7 38. Rc7
Kd8 39. Raa7 Ne5 40. Rxh7 Ng6 41. Rag7 Nf8 42. Rg8 Ke8 43. Rxf8+ 1-0

October 13, 2017

Ponds-Bwire National Chess Day! October 08, 2016 round 4
D02: Queen's bishop game

1. d4 d5 2. Bf4 Nf6 3. Nf3 Bf5 4. e3 e6 5. Nbd2 c5 6. c3 Nbd7 7. Be2 Be7 8.
h3 Ne4 9. O-O O-O 10. Nxe4 Bxe4 11. Nd2 Nf6 12. Be5 b6 13. dxc5 bxc5 14.
Bxf6 Bxf6 15. Nxe4 Rc8 16. Nxf6+ Qxf6 17. Qa4 Qe7 18. Rfd1 Rfd8 19. e4 Rb8
20. Rd2 dxe4 21. Rxd8+ Rxd8 22. Qxe4 f5 23. Qc2 Qg5 24. Rd1 Rf8 25. Bc4 Rf6
26. Rd8+ Kf7 27. Rd7+ Kg6 28. Rxa7 Kh6 29. Qd3 Rg6 30. Qe3 f4 31. Qf3 Qh5
32. Qxh5+ Kxh5 33. Be2+ Kh6 34. Ra6 Kg5 35. Rc6 Kf5 36. Bd3+ Kf6 37. Bxg6 1-0

October 12, 2017

Holmes-Cierna National Chess Day! October 08, 2016 round 2
E12: Queen's Indian: Petrosian system

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. a3 c5 5. Nc3 Be7 6. Bf4 d6 7. dxc5 bxc5 8.
e3 O-O 9. h3 Nc6 10. Be2 Rb8 11. Rb1 e5 12. Bg5 Bf5 13. Bd3 Be6 14. O-O h6
15. Bxf6 Bxf6 16. Be4 Na5 17. Bd5 Nxc4 18. Bxc4 Bxc4 19. Re1 Bb3 20. Qd3 d5
21. Nd2 e4 22. Qa6 Bc2 23. Rbd1 Bxc3 24. bxc3 Bxd1 25. Rxd1 Qb6 26. Qe2 Qb2
27. Qh5 Qxc3 28. Nf1 d4 29. Qd5 Rbd8 30. Qxe4 d3 31. Qh4 Qc2 0-1

October 11, 2017

Ponds-Pritchett National Chess Day! October 08, 2016 round 2
A55: Old Indian Defense with Nf3 and e4

1. d4 d6 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nd7 4. e4 e5 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Bg5 Be7 7. dxe5 dxe5 8.
Qc2 O-O 9. O-O-O Qc7 10. Be2 Nc5 11. b4 Ne6 12. Bxf6 gxf6 13. a3 a5 14. Qb3
axb4 15. axb4 Qb6 16. Rhf1 Bxb4 17. Qc2 Ra1+ 18. Kd2 Rd8+ 19. Ke1 Rdxd1+ 20.
Bxd1 Nd4 21. Qd3 Qa5 22. Nxd4 exd4 23. Qg3+ Kf8 24. Qf3 Bxc3+ 25. Ke2 Ra2+ 0-1

October 10, 2017

Puckett-Horobetz National Chess Day! October 08, 2016 round 3
B22: Sicilian: 2 c3

1. e4 c5 2. c3 g6 3. d4 cxd4 4. cxd4 d5 5. exd5 Nf6 6. Nf3 Nxd5 7. h3 Bg7 8.
Bc4 O-O 9. O-O Nc6 10. Be3 Be6 11. Nbd2 Rc8 12. Qe2 Na5 13. b3 b5 14. Bxd5 Qxd5
15. Rac1 Nc6 16. Nb1 a6 17. Rfd1 Nb4 18. Nc3 Qh5 19. a3 Nd5 20. Ne4 Nxe3 21.
Qxe3 Bh6 22. Neg5 Bd5 23. Rxc8 Rxc8 24. g4 Qxh3 25. Nxh3 Bxe3 26. Ne5 Rc1 27.
Rxc1 Bxc1 28. b4 Bxa3 29. Nf4 Be4 30. f3 Bb7 31. Nfd3 f6 32. Nd7 Bxf3 33. g5
Kf7 34. Kf2 Be4 35. N7c5 0-1

October 09, 2017

Holmes-Cao National Chess Day! October 08, 2016 round 4
C51: Evans Gambit: Declined and Accepted without 5...Ba5

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. b4 Bxb4 5. c3 Bc5 6. O-O Na5 7. Nxe5 Nxc4
8. Nxc4 Ne7 9. d4 Bb6 10. Bg5 O-O 11. f4 Re8 12. f5 f6 13. Qb3 Kh8 14. Bh4
Nc6 15. Nxb6 cxb6 16. Nd2 d6 17. Rf3 Bd7 18. Raf1 Qe7 19. Rh3 Na5 20. Qd1
Bb5 21. Rf4 Nc4 22. Qh5 d5 23. Bg5 1-0

October 08, 2017

Horobetz-Cierna National Chess Day! October 08, 2016 round 4
B19: Caro-Kann: classical, Spassky variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. h4 h6 7. Nf3 Nd7 8.
h5 Bh7 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 Ngf6 11. Bd2 e6 12. O-O-O Be7 13. Ne4 Nxe4 14.
Qxe4 Nf6 15. Qd3 O-O 16. g4 Nxg4 17. Rhg1 f5 18. Qe2 Qd5 19. c4 Qe4 20. Qxe4
fxe4 21. Rxg4 Rxf3 22. Bxh6 Rf7 23. Rdg1 g5 24. hxg6 Rxf2 25. Rxe4 Re8 26.
Rge1 Rh2 27. Rxe6 Rxh6 28. Rxe7 Rxe7 29. Rxe7 Rxg6 30. Rxb7 a5 31. Kc2 Rg4
32. Kd3 Kf8 33. Rb6 Rg2 34. Rxc6 Rxb2 35. a4 Rb4 36. Ra6 Rxa4 37. Ra7 Ke8
38. c5 Kd8 39. d5 Kc8 40. c6 Ra1 41. Kd4 a4 42. d6 Rd1+ 43. Kc5 Rc1+ 44. Kb6
Rb1+ 45. Ka6 1-0

October 07, 2017

Beatty-Sansom Free at the Library, January 31, 2015 round 1
D46: Semi-Slav: 5 e3 Nbd7 6 Bd3, Black avoids the Meran

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

October 06, 2017

Sytnytsky-Turner Free at the Library, January 31, 2015 round 1
C70: Ruy Lopez: 3...a6 4 Ba4, Norwegian and Delayed Schliemann

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


October 05, 2017

Nilsson-Turner Free at the Library, January 31, 2015 round 3
A14: English Opening

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

October 04, 2017

Tomlinson-Weaver Free Chess Tournament at the Library! June 25, 2016 round 1
E10: Blumenfeld Gambit

1. d4 e6 2. c4 c5 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nf3 a6 5. a4 g6 6. Be2 Bg7 7. O-O O-O 8. Nc3
b6 9. Bd2 Bb7 10. Bd3 d6 11. Re1 Nc6 12. Ne2 cxd4 13. exd4 d5 14. cxd5 Nxd5
15. Qb3 Rb8 16. Rac1 Re8 17. Be4 Nce7 18. Ne5 Nf6 19. Bxb7 Rxb7 20. Qf3 Nfd5
21. Bg5 f6 22. Bxf6 Bxf6 23. Nc6 Nxc6 24. Rxc6 Rc7 25. Rxc7 Qxc7 26. Rc1 Qd7
27. Qg3 Rc8 28. Rd1 Bg7 29. h4 Qf7 30. Rd3 Qc7 31. Qg5 Qe7 32. Qg4 Bf6 33.
h5 g5 34. h6 Kh8 35. Ng3 Rg8 36. Nh5 Rg6 37. Rd1 Rxh6 38. Rc1 Rg6 39. Rc8+
Rg8 40. Rxg8+ Kxg8 0-1

October 03, 2017

Wu-Sytnytsky Free Chess Tournament at the Library! June 25, 2016 round 2
B40: Sicilian: 2...e6, Unusual lines

1. e4 e6 2. d4 c5 3. Nf3 Be7 4. dxc5 Qa5+ 5. Nc3 Bxc5 6. Bf4 Qb6 7. Na4
Bxf2+ 8. Ke2 Qb5+ 9. Kxf2 Qxa4 10. Bd3 Nf6 11. Re1 O-O 12. Be5 Ng4+ 13. Kg1
Nxe5 14. Nxe5 Qd4+ 15. Kh1 Qxe5 16. c3 b6 17. Re3 Ba6 18. Bxa6 Nxa6 19. Qxd7
Rfd8 20. Qb7 Nc5 21. Qc6 Rac8 22. Qb5 Nd3 23. Qxe5 Nxe5 24. h3 Nc4 25. Re2
Rd2 26. Rxd2 Nxd2 27. Rd1 Nxe4 28. Rd7 Ra8 29. Kg1 Nc5 0-1

October 02, 2017

Hurt-Rackley, Mid-South Open 1975 
B20: Sicilian: wing gambit, Marshall variation

1. e4 c5 2. b4 cxb4 3. a3 d5 4. exd5 Qxd5 5. Nf3 e5 6. axb4 Bxb4 7. c3 Be7
8. Na3 Bd7 9. Bc4 Qe4+ 10. Be2 Nf6 11. O-O O-O 12. Re1 Ba4 13. d3 Qg4 14.
Nc2 Bc6 15. Ne3 Qe6 16. Nc4 Nd5 17. Qc2 f6 18. Na5 Kh8 19. d4 e4 20. Bc4 f5
21. Ne5 Nd7 22. Bxd5 Bxd5 23. c4 Bc6 24. Nxd7 Bxd7 25. Nxb7 Qb6 26. Nc5 Bxc5
27. dxc5 Qc7 28. Rd1 Rf6 29. Bb2 Rg6 30. Qd2 Bc6 31. g3 f4 32. Bd4 e3 33.
Qe1 Re8 34. Qa5 exf2+ 35. Bxf2 Qc8 36. Rd5 Qh3 37. Re1 f3 38. Rxe8+ Bxe8 0-1

October 01, 2017

Appleberry-Pickard, Mid-South Open 1977 
A07: Réti Opening: New York and Capablanca Systems

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Nbd7 5. d3 Bd6 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. e4 c6 8. Nh4
e5 9. Nf5 Nb6 10. Nxd6 Qxd6 11. h3 Ne8 12. a4 Be6 13. b3 d4 14. a5 Nd7 15. Nc4
Qc7 16. f4 f6 17. f5 Bf7 18. g4 Nd6 19. g5 Nxc4 20. bxc4 b5 21. h4 bxc4 22. Qg4
cxd3 23. cxd3 Rfb8 24. Rf3 Kf8 25. g6 hxg6 26. fxg6 Bg8 27. Bh3 Ke8 28. h5 Nf8
29. h6 Be6 30. Qh5 Bxh3 31. h7 Nxh7 32. gxh7+ Ke7 33. Rxh3 1-0

September 30, 2017

Hurt-Repass, Mid-South Open 1963 
C14: French: Classical System

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e5 Nfd7 6. Bxe7 Qxe7 7. f4 a6 8. Nf3
c5 9. Be2 Nc6 10. dxc5 Nxc5 11. Qd2 Bd7 12. a3 Na7 13. f5 Ne4 14. Nxe4 dxe4 15.
fxe6 Bxe6 16. Ng5 O-O 17. Nxe4 Bf5 18. Ng3 Qxe5 19. Nxf5 Qxf5 20. O-O-O Nc6 21.
Bd3 Qe6 22. Kb1 Rad8 23. Rhe1 Qf6 24. Rf1 Qe7 25. Rde1 Qc7 26. Qe3 g6 27. Qh6
Rfe8 28. Rxe8+ Rxe8 29. Rf3 Re1+ 30. Ka2 Ne5 31. Rh3 f5 32. Qd2 Nxd3 33. Rxd3
Qc4+ 34. b3 Qe4 35. Rd8+ Kg7 36. Rd7+ Kf6 37. Rxh7 Qe8 38. Rxb7 Re2 39. Qd4+
1-0

September 29, 2017

Ghimire-Weaver  Mike Barton Memorial 7 Open, September 17, 2017, round 4
A45: Trompowsky Attack

1. d4 e6 2. Bf4 Nf6 3. e3 c5 4. c3 a6 5. Be2 Nc6 6. a4 b6 7. Nf3 Be7 8. Nbd2
Nh5 9. Bg3 Nxg3 10. hxg3 d5 11. Qc2 h6 12. Nh2 Rb8 13. f4 b5 14. axb5 axb5 15.
Kf2 c4 16. b4 Bb7 17. Ra3 Ra8 18. Rha1 Rxa3 19. Rxa3 g6 20. Ng4 h5 21. Ne5 Nxe5
22. dxe5 h4 23. g4 h3 24. gxh3 Rxh3 25. Nf3 Bh4+ 26. Kf1 d4 27. Ng1 Qd5 28. e4
d3 29. exd5 dxc2 30. Ra1 Rxc3 31. Rc1 Bxd5 32. g5 Be4 33. Bg4 Rb3 34. Ne2 Rxb4
35. Nc3 Bd3+ 36. Kg2 Rb3 37. Ne2 Bxe2 38. Bxe2 Rg3+ 39. Kf1 Rc3 40. Bg4 Bg3 41.
f5 exf5 42. Bd1 cxd1=Q+ 43. Rxd1 Rd3 44. Rb1 Rb3 45. Ra1 Bxe5 46. Re1 f6 47.
gxf6 Kf7 48. Rxe5 Kxf6 49. Rc5 Kg5 50. Rc6 c3 51. Ke2 b4 52. Kd3 c2+ 53. Kd2
Rc3 0-1

September 28, 2017

Mehrotra-Kundavajjala   Mike Barton Memorial 7 U1600, September 16, 2017, round 1
D02: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, including 2...Nf6 3 g3 and 2...Nf6 3 Bf4

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. c3 Bf5 4. Bf4 Nf6 5. e3 e6 6. Bd3 Bd6 7. Bxd6 cxd6 8.
Bxf5 exf5 9. Nbd2 O-O 10. O-O Ne4 11. Qc2 Qe7 12. Qb3 Qe6 13. Qxb7 Nxd2 14.
Nxd2 Rfc8 15. Qb3 Rab8 16. Qc2 Nb4 17. Qb1 Nc6 18. Re1 Ne7 19. Nb3 Nc6 20. Qd3
Re8 21. Rab1 a5 22. Nd2 f4 23. Nf3 Re7 24. exf4 Qf6 25. Qd2 Rbe8 26. Rxe7 Rxe7
27. Re1 Rxe1+ 28. Qxe1 h6 29. Qe8+ Kh7 30. Qxc6 Qxf4 31. h3 Qc1+ 32. Kh2 Qxb2
33. Qxd5 Qxc3 34. Qxd6 Qc2 35. Qa3 Qxf2 36. Qxa5 Qc2 37. Qd2 Qxd2 38. Nxd2 Kg8
39. Kg3 Kf8 40. Kf4 Ke7 41. Ke5 f6+ 42. Kd5 Kd7 43. a4 Kc7 44. Ke6 Kc6 45. d5+
Kc5 46. d6 Kc6 47. Ke7 Kb7 48. d7 Ka8 49. d8=Q+ Ka7 50. Qc7+ Ka6 51. Qb8 Ka5
52. Kd6 Ka6 53. Kc6 Ka5 54. Qb5# 1-0

September 27, 2017

Sood-Paxton  Mike Barton Memorial 7 Open, September 17, 2017, round 4
B41: Sicilian: Kan Variation: 5 c4

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Be3 Qc7 6. Be2 Nf6 7. f3 Bc5 8. O-O
Qb6 9. Nc3 Nc6 10. Na4 Bxd4 11. Nxb6 Bxe3+ 12. Kh1 Bxb6 13. Bc4 O-O 14. Re1 Bc7
15. c3 b5 16. Bb3 Bb7 17. c4 Be5 18. Rb1 Na5 19. cxb5 axb5 20. Qd3 Ba6 21. Qe3
Nc4 22. Bxc4 bxc4 23. Qc5 d6 24. Qf2 c3 25. b3 Bf4 26. Qc2 Rac8 27. Red1 d5 28.
Rd4 Be3 29. Ra4 Bd3 30. Qxd3 c2 31. g3 cxb1=Q+ 32. Qxb1 0-1

September 26, 2017

Shen-Sheaf   Mike Barton Memorial 7 Open, September 16, 2017, round 2
D11: Slav Defence: 3 Nf3 sidelines and 3...Nf6 4 e3 Bg4

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 Bf5 4. d4 e6 5. c4 c6 6. O-O Be7 7. b3 O-O 8. Bb2
Nbd7 9. Nbd2 Re8 10. Re1 Ne4 11. Nxe4 Bxe4 12. Nd2 Bxg2 13. Kxg2 Nf6 14. Rh1
Qc7 15. Rc1 Rad8 16. Qc2 Qd7 17. Rcd1 Bd6 18. e4 Bb4 19. e5 Ng4 20. h3 Nh6 21.
Nf3 Bf8 22. g4 g6 23. Rdg1 Bg7 24. Kf1 Qe7 25. h4 b5 26. h5 bxc4 27. bxc4 Qb4
28. hxg6 fxg6 29. Nd2 Rf8 30. a3 Qb7 31. Bc1 Qf7 32. Nb1 Rb8 33. Nc3 Qf3 34.
Bxh6 Bxh6 35. Rxh6 Rb3 36. Nd1 Rd3 37. Nb2 Rc3 38. Rxg6+ Kh8 0-1

September 25, 2017

Sheaf-Horobetz   Mike Barton Memorial 7 Open, September 16, 2017, round 1
B30: Sicilian: 2...Nc6 3 Bb5, lines without ...g6

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. d3 Nc6 5. Be3 Nd4 6. Be2 d6 7. O-O e6 8. Qd2
a6 9. Rad1 b5 10. a3 Bb7 11. b4 Ne7 12. Bh6 O-O 13. Nxd4 cxd4 14. Nb1 d5 15. e5
Qc7 16. Bxg7 Kxg7 17. f4 Rfc8 18. Rc1 Nf5 19. c3 dxc3 20. Rxc3 Qb6+ 21. Kh1 d4
22. Rxc8 Rxc8 23. Bf3 Bxf3 24. Rxf3 Qc6 25. Rf1 h5 26. Qb2 Ne3 27. Re1 Qd5 28.
Qe2 Rc2 29. Nd2 Qa2 0-1

September 24, 2017

Stevenson-King  Free Chess Tournament at the Library!, September 23, 2017, round 1
A01: Nimzowitsch-Larsen Opening

1. b3 d5 2. e3 e5 3. Bb2 Bd6 4. f4 Qh4+ 5. g3 Qe7 6. Nf3 Nd7 7. d3 Ngf6 8. Nbd2
exf4 9. gxf4 Qxe3+ 10. Qe2 Bxf4 11. Qxe3+ Bxe3 12. O-O-O O-O 13. Re1 Re8 14.
Bg2 c6 15. Bd4 Bxd4 16. Rxe8+ Nxe8 17. Nxd4 Nd6 18. Re1 Kf8 19. c4 dxc4 20.
dxc4 Nc5 21. Kc2 Bf5+ 22. Nxf5 Nxf5 23. Re5 Ne6 24. Kc3 g6 25. Nf3 Rd8 26. Bh3
Nfg7 27. Ng5 Nxg5 28. Rxg5 f5 29. Rg3 Ne6 30. Bf1 Ke7 31. Rd3 Rxd3+ 32. Kxd3
Kd6 33. Ke3 a5 34. Be2 Ke5 35. Bd1 Nd4 36. Kd3 c5 37. Ke3 b6 38. h3 f4+ 39. Kf2
h5 40. h4 Nf5 0-1

September 23, 2017

Puckett-Tu  Mike Barton Memorial 7 Open, September 17, 2017, round 4
C89: Closed Ruy Lopez: Marshall Attack

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. c3
d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. d4 exd4 11. Nxd4 Ndb4 12. Nxc6 Nxc6 13. Bd5 Bb7 14. Bf4 Rc8
15. c4 Bf6 16. Nc3 Bxc3 17. bxc3 bxc4 18. Rb1 Ba8 19. Bxc4 Qf6 20. Qg4 Na5 21.
Be5 Qh6 22. Bxa6 Rce8 23. Bb5 c6 24. Bd3 Nb7 25. Re3 g6 26. Rh3 Qd2 27. Qh4 h5
28. Qxh5 1-0

September 22, 2017

She-Burnett   Mike Barton Memorial 7 Open, September 16, 2017, round 2
E38: Nimzo-Indian: Classical: 4...c5

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 c5 5. dxc5 Na6 6. a3 Bxc3+ 7. Qxc3 Nxc5 8.
b4 Na4 9. Qd4 d5 10. e3 O-O 11. c5 a6 12. Nf3 Bd7 13. Bd3 b6 14. cxb6 Qxb6 15.
Qxb6 Nxb6 16. Ne5 Bb5 17. Bb2 Rfc8 18. Kd2 Bxd3 19. Kxd3 Ne4 20. Rhf1 f6 21. f3
Na4 22. Rfb1 Nec3 23. Ng4 Nxb1 24. Rxb1 Rc6 25. e4 dxe4+ 26. fxe4 Rd8+ 27. Ke3
Nxb2 28. Rxb2 Rc3+ 29. Ke2 Rd4 30. Nf2 Rxa3 31. b5 axb5 32. Rxb5 h6 33. Rb2 e5
34. g4 Kh7 0-1

September 21, 2017

Sheaf-She   Mike Barton Memorial 7 Open, September 16, 2017, round 3
E32: Nimzo-Indian: classical variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. Nf3 b6 6. Bg5 Bb7 7. e3 d5 8.
Bd3 h6 9. Bh4 Nbd7 10. O-O c5 11. cxd5 exd5 12. a3 Bxc3 13. bxc3 Rc8 14. Qd2
cxd4 15. cxd4 Qe8 16. Rfc1 Qe6 17. Bg3 Ne4 18. Qb2 Nxg3 19. hxg3 Nf6 20. Ne5
Ne4 21. Bb5 Rxc1+ 22. Rxc1 Rc8 23. Bd7 Rxc1+ 24. Qxc1 Qd6 25. Bc8 Ba8 26.
Ba6 f6 27. Qc8+ Qf8 28. Qe6+ Kh7 29. Qf5+ Kg8 30. Bc8 Ng5 31. Ng6 Qxa3 32.
Be6+ Nxe6 33. Qxe6+ Kh7 34. Qf7 Qc1+ 35. Kh2 Qc8 36. Nf8+ Kh8 37. Ne6 Qg8
38. Qd7 Bb7 39. Nd8 Ba6 40. Nf7+ Kh7 41. Qf5+ g6 42. Qxf6 Bc4 43. g4 Qg7 44.
Qe6 b5 45. f4 Bd3 46. Qxd5 Bc4 0-1

September 20, 2017

Weaver-Shen   Mike Barton Memorial 7 Open, September 16, 2017, round 3
A26: English Opening vs King's Indian with ...Nc6 and d3

1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. O-O e5 7. d3 d6 8.
Bd2 Bf5 9. Qc1 Qd7 10. Bh6 Bg4 11. a3 Nd4 12. Re1 Nb3 13. Qe3 Nxa1 14. Rxa1
Bh3 15. Bxg7 Kxg7 16. Bh1 Ng4 17. Qd2 Nf6 18. Ng5 h6 19. Nxh3 Qxh3 20. Bg2
Qc8 21. b4 c6 22. b5 Qd7 23. a4 Rad8 24. Qe3 c5 25. Qf3 Rb8 26. a5 Ne8 27.
a6 b6 28. Qe3 Nc7 29. Bc6 Qe7 30. Qf3 Ne6 31. e3 Ng5 32. Qg2 Ne6 33. Nd5 Qd8
34. Nc3 f5 35. Bd5 Nc7 36. Bc6 Qf6 37. Rc1 f4 38. Ne4 Qe6 39. Nc3 Rf7 40.
Nd5 fxe3 41. Nxe3 Qf6 42. Nd5 Qg5 43. Ne3 Rbf8 44. Rd1 Rxf2 45. Qxf2 Rxf2
46. Kxf2 Ne6 47. Nd5 Nd4 48. Nxb6 Qd8 49. Nd5 Qf8+ 50. Ke1 Qf3 51. Nc3 Nxc6
52. bxc6 Qxc6 53. Nd5 Qxa6 54. Ke2 Qa2+ 55. Rd2 Qb3 56. Nc7 a5 57. Ke3 a4
58. Rf2 a3 59. Ne6+ Kh7 60. Rf7+ Kg8 1/2-1/2

September 19, 2017

Horobetz-Burnett  Mike Barton Memorial 7 Open, September 17, 2017, round 4
A41: 1 d4 d6: Tartakower System and Modern Defence

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nf3 d6 4. c4 Bg4 5. Be3 c5 6. Nc3 Bxf3 7. gxf3 cxd4 8.
Bxd4 Bxd4 9. Qxd4 Nf6 10. Nd5 e5 11. Qd2 Nc6 12. Bg2 Nd4 13. f4 Rc8 14. fxe5
dxe5 15. O-O Nxd5 16. exd5 Rxc4 17. f4 Rc2 18. Qe3 O-O 19. Rf2 Qb6 20. Rxc2
exf4 21. Qf2 Nxc2 22. Qxb6 axb6 23. Rc1 Ne3 24. Rc7 Rd8 25. Rxb7 Rd6 26. a4 g5
27. b4 g4 28. a5 bxa5 29. bxa5 f3 30. Bf1 Rxd5 31. a6 Rd1 32. Kf2 Rxf1+ 33.
Kxe3 Ra1 34. a7 Kg7 35. Kf2 h5 36. Kg3 h4+ 37. Kxg4 f2 38. a8=Q f1=Q 39. Rxf7+
Kxf7 40. Qd5+ Ke7 41. Qe5+ Kd7 42. Qd5+ Kc7 43. Qc5+ Kb7 44. Qd5+ Kb6 45. Qd6+
Kb5 46. Qd5+ Kb4 47. Qd2+ Kb3 48. Qe3+ Kc2 49. Qc5+ Kd2 50. Qb4+ Ke2 51. Qb2+
Ke3 52. Qb6+ Kd3 53. Qg6+ Kd2 54. Qd6+ Qd3 55. Qb4+ Kd1 56. Kxh4 Rc1 57. Qg4+
Kc2 58. Qa4+ Kd2 59. Qa5+ Rc3 60. Qg5+ Kc2 61. Qg2+ Kb1 62. Qg1+ Ka2 63. Qa7+
Kb2 64. Qf2+ Ka3 65. Qa7+ Kb4 66. Qb6+ Qb5 67. Qd6+ Kc4 68. Qe6+ Qd5 69. Qa6+
Kd4 70. Qb6+ Ke5 71. Qb8+ Ke4 72. Qb1+ Qd3 73. Qb7+ Ke3 0-1

September 18, 2017

Burnett-Paxton   Mike Barton Memorial 7 Open, September 16, 2017, round 1
D40: Queen's Gambit Declined: Semi-Tarrasch with 5 e3

1. c4 c6 2. e4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. exd5 cxd5 5. d4 Nf6 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Bg5 Be7 8. a3
O-O 9. Bd3 dxc4 10. Bxc4 Qc7 11. Qe2 Rd8 12. Rd1 b6 13. O-O Bb7 14. Ba2 Rd7 15.
Bxf6 Bxf6 16. d5 Nd8 17. Nb5 Qc5 18. dxe6 Re7 19. Nd6 Nxe6 20. Nxb7 Nd4 21.
Nxd4 Rxe2 22. Nxc5 Bxd4 23. Rxd4 bxc5 24. Rd7 Rxb2 25. Bxf7+ Kf8 26. h4 Rb6 27.
Bd5 1-0

September 17, 2017

Barton-Eckert  Arkansas State Championship,  August 23, 1985 round 4
D01: Veresov Opening

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Bg5 c5 4. Bxf6 gxf6 5. e3 Nc6 6. dxc5 e6 7. Qf3 Bxc5 8.
O-O-O f5 9. Nge2 Bd7 10. Nf4 Qa5 11. Kb1 O-O-O 12. Nd3 Be7 13. Nc1 Bf6 14. Nb3
Qb4 15. Ne2 Ne5 16. Qf4 Qxf4 17. Nxf4 Kb8 18. Nc5 Be8 19. Nfd3 Nc4 20. b3 Na3+
21. Kc1 Rc8 22. Rd2 Bb5 23. f3 b6 24. Na4 Bxa4 25. bxa4 Rc4 26. Ne5 Rb4 27. 
Nc6+ 1-0

September 16, 2017

Filatov-Barton Collierville Winter Open, February 18, 1995 round 2
B05: Colle System with ...e6

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. Bd3 Be7 5. Nbd2 Nbd7 6. b3 O-O 7. Bb2 b6 8.
O-O Bb7 9. Ne5 Ne4 10. Bxe4 dxe4 11. Qe2 f6 12. Nxd7 Qxd7 13. c4 Rad8 14.
Rad1 Qe8 15. Rfe1 Qg6 16. a3 a5 17. Nb1 f5 18. Nc3 f4 19. exf4 Rxf4 20. d5
exd5 21. cxd5 Bc5 22. Rf1 Rdf8 23. b4 Rxf2 24. Rxf2 Rxf2 25. Qxf2 Bxf2+ 26.
Kxf2 Qf5+ 27. Ke3 Qg5+ 28. Kf2 e3+ 29. Kg1 axb4 30. axb4 Qf4 31. b5 Qf2+ 32.
Kh1 Qxb2 0-1

September 15, 2017

Sytnytsky-Paxton Mike Barton Memorial 6 September 17, 2016 round 5
B84: Sicilian: Scheveningen (Paulsen), classical variation

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. Nc3 a6 4. Be2 Qc7 5. O-O d6 6. d4 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Nf6 8.
Bg5 Nbd7 9. Bxf6 Nxf6 10. Nf3 Bd7 11. Bd3 Be7 12. Re1 b5 13. Ne2 O-O 14. Nf4
Bc6 15. Ng5 Qb7 16. Re3 h6 17. Ngxe6 fxe6 18. Nxe6 Rf7 19. Qe2 Qd7 20. Nd4
Raf8 21. Nxc6 Qxc6 22. Rf1 Qd7 23. Rg3 Qe6 24. b3 Nd7 25. c4 Bh4 26. Qg4
Qxg4 27. Rxg4 Bxf2+ 28. Kh1 Ne5 29. Be2 Nxg4 30. Bxg4 Kh8 0-1

September 14, 2017

Sood-Puckett Mike Barton Memorial 6 September 17, 2016 round 1
B13: Caro-Kann: exchange variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. c3 Nf6 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. O-O e6 8. Bg5
Be7 9. Nbd2 O-O 10. Qc2 Rc8 11. Bxf6 Bxf6 12. Bxh7+ Kh8 13. Bd3 Nb4 14. Qb1
Nxd3 15. Qxd3 Qb6 16. Nb3 a5 17. Rfc1 a4 18. Nc5 Qc6 19. Qe3 Bf5 20. Rd1 b6 21.
Nd3 a3 22. Nfe5 Qb5 23. Rab1 Bxe5 24. dxe5 axb2 25. Rxb2 Qa4 26. Rc1 d4 27. Qf3
Rxc3 28. Rxc3 dxc3 29. Rxb6 Bg4 30. Rb4 Qxb4 31. Nxb4 Bxf3 32. gxf3 Rb8 33. a3
Rxb4 34. axb4 c2 35. b5 c1=Q+ 36. Kg2 Qg5+ 37. Kf1 Qxe5 38. b6 Qb5+ 39. Kg2
Qxb6 40. Kg3 Qd4 41. f4 Kh7 42. f3 Kg6 43. h4 Qg1+ 44. Kh3 Kf5 45. h5 Kxf4 0-1

September 13, 2017

King-Vera Mike Barton Memorial 6 September 17, 2016 round 1
D36: QGD: exchange, positional line

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 Be7 6. e3 O-O 7. Bd3 c6 8. Qc2
h6 9. Bh4 Be6 10. Nge2 Nbd7 11. f3 c5 12. O-O Rc8 13. Rad1 a6 14. Bf5 c4 15.
Bxe6 fxe6 16. Nf4 Rc6 17. Ng6 Rf7 18. e4 b5 19. Nxe7+ Rxe7 20. e5 Nh7 21. Bxe7
Qxe7 22. f4 Ndf8 23. a3 Qh4 24. g3 Qg4 25. Qe2 Qh3 26. Qg2 Qg4 27. h3 Qg6 28.
g4 Rb6 29. f5 Qg5 30. fxe6 Rxe6 31. Nxd5 h5 32. Rf5 Qd8 33. gxh5 Rh6 34. Rdf1
Ne6 35. Kh2 Nxd4 36. Ne7+ Kh8 37. Ng6+ Rxg6 38. hxg6 Nxf5 39. Rxf5 Nf6 1-0

September 12, 2017

Paxton-King Mike Barton Memorial 6 September 17, 2016 round 2
A11: Réti opening

1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 c6 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. d3 Nbd7 6. Be2 Bd6 7. O-O O-O 8.
Qc2 Qe7 9. e4 dxe4 10. dxe4 h6 11. Rd1 b6 12. Nd4 Bb7 13. Qd3 Be5 14. Be3
Rad8 15. Qc2 c5 16. Nf3 Bxc3 17. bxc3 Bxe4 18. Qa4 Bxf3 19. Bxf3 Ne5 20. Be2
Ne4 21. Qb3 Rxd1+ 22. Rxd1 Rd8 23. Rxd8+ Qxd8 24. Qc2 Nd6 25. Qb3 Nf5 26.
Bf4 Ng6 27. Bc1 Qd7 28. Qb5 Qxb5 29. cxb5 Nd6 30. Kf1 Kf8 31. g3 Ke7 32. h4
Ne5 33. Ke1 Nd7 34. f3 Nf6 35. c4 Nd7 36. f4 Nf6 37. g4 Nd7 38. g5 Nf5 39.
h5 f6 40. Bg4 hxg5 41. fxg5 Ne5 42. gxf6+ gxf6 43. Be2 Ng3 44. h6 Nxe2 45.
h7 Ng6 46. Kxe2 Kf7 47. Bh6 Nh8 48. a4 e5 49. Kd3 f5 50. Bg5 Ke6 51. Ke3 Nf7
52. Bh6 Kf6 53. Bf8 f4+ 54. Kf2 e4 55. Bd6 Kf5 1/2-1/2

September 11, 2017

Weaver-Cierna Mike Barton Memorial 6 September 17, 2016 round 2
A29: English Opening: Four Knights Variation with 4 g3

1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 e5 3. Bg2 Nc6 4. Nf3 Bc5 5. O-O d6 6. Nc3 Bg4 7. d3 Qd7 8. Re1
Bh3 9. Bh1 O-O 10. a3 a5 11. Rb1 h6 12. Bd2 Ng4 13. e3 f5 14. Bg2 Bxg2 15. Kxg2
Rae8 16. h3 Nf6 17. Nd5 Nxd5 18. cxd5 Ne7 19. Qb3 a4 20. Qa2 e4 21. dxe4 fxe4
22. Nd4 Bxd4 23. exd4 Qf5 24. Be3 Nxd5 25. Qc4 Ra8 26. Qe2 Kh8 27. Rbc1 Rf7 28.
Rc2 Re8 29. Rec1 c6 30. g4 Qg6 31. Kh2 Rf3 32. Rg1 Ref8 33. Rg3 Nxe3 34. Rxf3
exf3 0-1

September 10, 2017

Vera-Hilliard Mike Barton Memorial 6 September 17, 2016 round 2
C01: French: Exchange Variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Nf3 Bd6 5. Nc3 c6 6. Bg5 Nf6 7. Bd3 Be6 8.
O-O Nbd7 9. Re1 O-O 10. Ne5 Qc7 11. f4 Bxe5 12. dxe5 Bg4 13. Qd2 Ne4 14. Bxe4
dxe4 15. Nxe4 h6 16. Bh4 Nb6 17. Qf2 Bf5 18. Nd6 Qd7 19. Rad1 Nc8 20. Qg3 Nxd6
21. Rxd6 Qc7 22. Rxh6 Bg6 23. f5 gxh6 24. Bf6 Kh7 25. Re4 Rg8 26. Rh4 Qb6+ 27.
Kh1 Bh5 28. Qf4 Qxb2 29. g3 Qb1+ 30. Kg2 Qxc2+ 31. Kh3 Bg4+ 32. Rxg4 Rxg4 33.
Qxg4 Rg8 34. Qh5 Qc4 35. e6 Qf1+ 36. Kh4 Qc4+ 37. g4 1-0

September 09, 2017

Horobetz-She Mike Barton Memorial 6 September 17, 2016 round 2
B38: Sicilian: Maroczy Bind with 5...Bg7 and 7...0-0

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. c4 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Nc3 O-O 8.
Be2 d6 9. O-O Nxd4 10. Bxd4 Bd7 11. Rc1 Bc6 12. f3 b6 13. Nd5 Ne8 14. Qd2 Nc7
15. Rfd1 Bxd4+ 16. Qxd4 e5 17. Qd2 Nxd5 18. cxd5 Bd7 19. Qb4 Be8 20. Ba6 b5 21.
Kh1 Qb6 22. Qa3 f5 23. exf5 gxf5 24. Bc8 Qd8 25. Be6+ Kh8 26. Rc2 Bd7 27. Qxd6
Bxe6 28. Qxe5+ Qf6 29. Qxe6 Qxe6 30. dxe6 Rae8 31. Rc6 Rf6 32. Rdd6 f4 33. Kg1
Rf5 34. Kf2 a5 35. g3 Rh5 36. gxf4 Rxh2+ 37. Ke3 Rxb2 38. f5 Kg7 39. Rc7+ Kf6
40. Rf7+ Kg5 41. Rd4 Rg2 42. Rg7+ Kxf5 43. Rf4+ Kxe6 44. Rxg2 1-0

September 08, 2017

Achanta-Horobetz Mike Barton Memorial 6 September 17, 2016 round 3
B30: Sicilian: 2...Nc6 3 Bb5, lines without ...g6

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bc4 Bg7 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. d3 d6 6. O-O e6 7. Bf4 Nge7 8. Re1
O-O 9. Qd2 d5 10. exd5 exd5 11. Bb5 a6 12. Bxc6 Nxc6 13. Bh6 Bg4 14. Qf4 Bxf3
15. Bxg7 Kxg7 16. Qxf3 Nd4 17. Qd1 Qg5 18. Re3 Rae8 19. Rg3 Qf5 20. Rc1 b5 21.
Qg4 Qxg4 22. Rxg4 b4 23. Nxd5 Ne2+ 24. Kf1 Nxc1 25. Nc7 Re5 26. Nxa6 Rfe8 27.
g3 Ra8 28. Nc7 Rxa2 29. Nb5 Rxb2 30. d4 Rf5 31. Nd6 Rd5 32. Ne8+ Kf8 33. Nf6
Rxd4 34. Rxd4 cxd4 35. Nxh7+ Kg7 36. Ng5 Rxc2 37. Nf3 Nb3 38. Ne1 Rc1 39. Ke2
Nc5 40. Nd3 Nxd3 41. Kxd3 b3 42. Kxd4 b2 43. Kd3 b1=Q+ 44. Kd4 Qb4+ 45. Kd5
Rc5+ 46. Kd6 Qd4+ 47. Ke7 Re5# 0-1

September 07, 2017

Lei-King Mike Barton Memorial 6 September 17, 2016 round 3
D10: QGD Slav defense

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 dxc4 5. e4 b5 6. a4 b4 7. Nb1 Nxe4 8.
Bf4 Ba6 9. Bxb8 Rxb8 10. b3 e6 11. Bxc4 Bxc4 12. bxc4 b3 13. Qd3 Qa5+ 14.
Ke2 Qh5+ 15. Nf3 Ng5 16. c5 Nxf3 17. gxf3 Be7 18. Ra3 O-O 19. Rxb3 Rxb3 20.
Qxb3 Bf6 21. Qb7 Bxd4 22. Qxc6 Qe5+ 23. Kd3 Bxc5 24. f4 Rd8+ 25. Kc2 Qe2+
26. Kc3 Qd3+ 27. Kb2 Rb8+ 28. Qb5 Bd4+ 29. Kc1 Rc8+ 30. Nc3 Rxc3+ 31. Kb2
Qc2+ 0-1

September 06, 2017

Cierna-Vera Mike Barton Memorial 6 September 17, 2016 round 5
C65: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence (3...Nf6), unusual lines and 4 0-0 Bc5

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. Bb5 d6 5. O-O Be7 6. d3 O-O 7. Bxc6 bxc6
8. Ne2 Re8 9. Ng3 Bf8 10. Re1 g6 11. Bg5 Bg7 12. h3 Rb8 13. b3 Be6 14. Qd2
Qe7 15. Rad1 c5 16. Bh6 c6 17. Qg5 Qc7 18. Re3 Nd7 19. Bxg7 Kxg7 20. Nh5+
Kf8 21. Nf6 Nxf6 22. Qxf6 Kg8 23. Qh4 Kg7 24. g4 Qe7 25. g5 f5 26. exf5 Bxf5
27. Qh6+ Kg8 28. Nh4 Rf8 29. f4 Qd7 30. fxe5 Bxh3 31. e6 Bxe6 32. Nxg6 hxg6
33. Qxg6+ Qg7 34. Qxe6+ Rf7 35. g6 Kf8 1-0

September 05, 2017

Hilliard-Baligar Mike Barton Memorial 6 September 17, 2016 round 5
C65: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence (3...Nf6), unusual lines and 4 0-0 Bc5

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. d3 Nd4 5. Bc4 Nxf3+ 6. Qxf3 h6 7. Qg3 d6
8. Nc3 c6 9. Bd2 Qb6 10. Bb3 Qc7 11. h3 Qe7 12. O-O Nh5 13. Qf3 Nf6 14. Be3
g5 15. Qe2 Be6 16. d4 exd4 17. Bxd4 c5 18. Ba4+ Kd8 19. Nd5 Bxd5 20. Bxf6
Qxf6 21. exd5 Kc7 22. Qb5 Qd8 23. Rfe1 a6 24. Qd3 b5 25. Bb3 Bg7 26. c4 b4
27. Re2 Re8 28. Rae1 Qd7 29. Qc2 Re5 30. Ba4 Qd8 31. Bc6 Ra7 32. a3 a5 33.
a4 Kb8 34. Rxe5 Bxe5 35. Qh7 Re7 36. Kf1 Qf8 37. b3 f5 38. Qg6 f4 39. Qh5
Rf7 40. f3 Rf6 41. h4 Rf5 42. Bd7 Rf7 43. Be6 Rg7 44. Qxh6 gxh4 45. Qxh4 Rg6
46. Bh3 Rg8 47. Ke2 Qg7 48. Qg4 Qh7 49. Qf5 Rxg2+ 50. Kf1 Qxf5 51. Bxf5 Rb2
52. Rb1 Rd2 53. Kg1 Bd4+ 54. Kh1 Rf2 55. Bg4 Kc7 56. Re1 Be5 57. Rb1 Kd8 58.
Kg1 Bd4 59. Kh1 Be5 60. Kg1 Rd2 61. Bf5 Ke7 62. Rc1 Rb2 63. Bc2 Ra2 64. Kg2
Bb2 65. Re1+ Be5 66. Re2 Kf6 67. Kh3 Ra1 68. Rg2 Rh1+ 69. Kg4 Rh8 70. Re2
Rg8+ 71. Kh3 Rg3+ 72. Kh4 Kg7 73. Kh5 Bf6 74. Rh2 Rg5+ 75. Kh4 Rxd5+ 76. Kg4
Rg5+ 77. Kxf4 Kf7 78. Rh7+ Ke6 79. Ra7 Bd8 1-0

September 04, 2017

Gupta-Weaver Mike Barton Memorial 6 September 17, 2016 round 3
A60: Modern Benoni: Early Divergences

1. d4 e6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 exd5 4. cxd5 d6 5. e4 Nf6 6. Nc3 Be7 7. Nf3 O-O 8.
Be2 a6 9. a4 Bg4 10. O-O Nbd7 11. h3 Bh5 12. Bf4 Bg6 13. Bd3 Bh5 14. Be2 Qb6
15. b3 Qb4 16. Qc2 Qb6 17. Rac1 Qc7 18. Rfd1 Rfe8 19. Bg3 Qb8 20. Qd2 Bg6
21. Bd3 Nh5 22. Bh2 Nhf6 23. Bg3 h6 24. Bh2 Bf8 25. Bg3 Bxe4 26. Nxe4 Nxe4
27. Bxe4 Rxe4 28. Qd3 Re8 29. Qf5 Qc7 30. b4 b6 31. Nd4 Qc8 32. Qf3 Nb8 33.
Nb3 Qd7 34. bxc5 bxc5 35. Qf4 Qd8 36. Rd3 Nd7 37. Re3 Qf6 38. Qxf6 Nxf6 39.
Rd3 Re4 40. a5 Rae8 41. f3 Re3 42. Rcc3 Rxd3 43. Rxd3 c4 44. Rc3 cxb3 45.
Rxb3 Nxd5 46. Rd3 Nb4 47. Rd4 Nc6 48. Rd5 Rd8 49. Kf2 Be7 50. Ke2 Bf6 51.
Kd2 Be5 52. Bxe5 dxe5 53. Rxd8+ Nxd8 54. Kd3 Nc6 55. Ke4 f6 56. Kd5 Nxa5 57.
Kc5 Nb3+ 58. Kb4 0-1

September 03, 2017

She-Paxton Mike Barton Memorial 6 September 17, 2016 round 3
D46: Semi-Slav: 5 e3 Nbd7 6 Bd3, Black avoids the Meran

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 e6 5. e3 Be7 6. Bd3 O-O 7. O-O Nbd7 8.
e4 c5 9. exd5 exd5 10. cxd5 cxd4 11. Nxd4 Nb6 12. Nf5 Bc5 13. Ne3 Bxe3 14.
Bxe3 Nbxd5 15. Nxd5 Qxd5 16. Be2 Qf5 17. Rc1 Be6 18. b3 Qa5 19. Qd2 Qxd2 20.
Bxd2 Rfd8 21. Bg5 Rab8 22. Bxf6 gxf6 23. Bc4 Rd2 24. a4 Re8 25. Bxe6 Rxe6
26. Rb1 Rb6 27. f4 Ra2 28. Rfd1 Ra3 29. Rd3 Rxa4 30. bxa4 Rxb1+ 31. Kf2 Rb4
32. Rd7 Rxf4+ 33. Ke3 Rb4 34. a5 Rb5 35. a6 bxa6 36. Rxa7 a5 37. h3 Kg7 38.
g3 Rb3+ 39. Kf2 Ra3 40. h4 h5 41. Kg2 a4 42. Ra5 Kg6 43. Kf2 Ra1 44. Ke2 a3
45. Kf2 a2 46. Kg2 f5 47. Ra6+ Kg7 48. Ra5 Kf6 49. Ra6+ Ke5 50. Ra5+ Kd4 51.
Ra7 Kc5 52. Ra3 Kb4 53. Ra8 Kb5 54. Ra7 1/2-1/2

September 02, 2017

Horobetz-Cierna Mike Barton Memorial 6 September 17, 2016 round 4
C19: French: 3 Nc3 Bb4: Main line: 7 Nf3 and 7 a4

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Ne7 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. Nf3 Qa5 8. Bd2
c4 9. h4 h5 10. Be2 Nbc6 11. Ng5 g6 12. g4 hxg4 13. Bxg4 Nf5 14. h5 Nce7 15.
Nxf7 Kxf7 16. hxg6+ Nxg6 17. Rxh8 Nxh8 18. Bxf5 exf5 19. Qh5+ Ke7 20. Qxh8 f4
21. f3 Qd8 22. Qh7+ Ke8 23. Qg6+ Kf8 24. Ke2 Qb6 25. Qh7 Be6 26. Qh8+ Ke7 27.
Qxa8 Qb2 28. Rh1 Qxc2 29. Qxb7+ Bd7 30. Qb1 1-0

September 01, 2017

Wu-King Mike Barton Memorial 6 September 17, 2016 round 5
B43: Sicilian: Kan Variation: 5 Nc3

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be3 Bb4 7. Bd2 Nf6 8. Bd3 Nc6 9. Nb3 Be7 
10. Qe2 d6 11. h4 b5 12. O-O-O Ne5 13. f3  b4 14. Nb1 a5 15. g4 Nxd3+ 16. Qxd3 Ba6 
17. Qe3 Rac8 18. c3 Nd7 19. h5  Ne5 20. Qf2 Nd3+ 0-1 

August 31, 2017

Ponds-Chidambaram   John Hurt Memorial 14 U1600, July 29, 2017, round 1
C54: Giuoco Piano: 4 c3 Nf6, main lines with 5 d4 and 5 d3

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 d6 5. O-O Nf6 6. d3 h6 7. Re1 O-O 8. d4
Bb6 9. h3 a6 10. d5 Ne7 11. Nbd2 Re8 12. Nf1 Ng6 13. Ng3 Bd7 14. Be3 Bxe3 15.
Rxe3 Qe7 16. Bb3 Rab8 17. Ba4 b5 18. Bc2 Rb6 19. Bb3 Qd8 20. Qc2 Qc8 21. Kh2 a5
22. a3 c6 23. dxc6 Bxc6 24. Rd1 Rd8 25. Nf5 Qb7 26. Rxd6 Rf8 27. Nxh6+ gxh6 28.
Rxf6 Kg7 29. Rd6 Ra6 30. Bd5 Bxd5 31. Rxa6 Qxa6 32. exd5 Qd6 33. Qd2 e4+ 34. g3
1/2-1/2

August 30, 2017

Barron-Baligar   John Hurt Memorial 14 U1600, July 29, 2017, round 1
C48: Four Knights: 4 Bb5, replies other than 4...Bb4

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. Nc3 Bc5 5. Bxc6 bxc6 6. d3 Ng4 7. d4 exd4 8.
Nxd4 Qf6 9. Be3 O-O 10. Nf5 Bb4 11. Qxg4 Bxc3+ 12. bxc3 Qxc3+ 13. Ke2 Qxc2+ 14.
Kf3 g6 15. h4 Kh8 16. Nd4 Qd3 17. Rhd1 Qa3 18. h5 d5 19. Qf4 dxe4+ 20. Qxe4
gxh5 21. Qe5+ f6 22. Qxh5 Rg8 23. Rh1 Bg4+ 24. Qxg4 Rxg4 25. Kxg4 Qd3 26. Nf5
Qe4+ 27. f4 Rg8+ 28. Kh4 Qxf5 29. Bf2 Qg4# 0-1

August 29, 2017

Guthrie-Robertson   John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 1
B22: Sicilian: 2 c3

1. e4 c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. d4 cxd4 5. cxd4 Nc6 6. Nf3 e6 7. a3 d6 8. Bd3
dxe5 9. dxe5 Be7 10. O-O O-O 11. Nc3 Nxc3 12. bxc3 Qc7 13. Qe2 b6 14. Qe4 g6
15. Bg5 Bb7 16. Bf6 Rfd8 17. Qe3 Bxf6 18. exf6 Qd6 19. Rfd1 Qf8 20. h4 Rd5 21.
Be4 Rxd1+ 22. Rxd1 Rd8 23. Rb1 Qxa3 24. h5 Qf8 25. hxg6 hxg6 26. Qg5 Na5 27.
Qh4 Bxe4 28. Ng5 1-0

August 28, 2017

Ghimire-Shen   John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 2
B07: Pirc Defence: Miscellaneous Systems

1. e4 d6 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. d3 g6 4. Be2 Bg7 5. O-O O-O 6. c3 e5 7. Qc2 Nc6 8. Nbd2
d5 9. d4 exd4 10. e5 Bf5 11. Bd3 Bxd3 12. Qxd3 Nd7 13. cxd4 Ne7 14. b3 c5 15.
Bb2 Nc6 16. Rfe1 Re8 17. h4 cxd4 18. Bxd4 Ncxe5 19. Nxe5 Nxe5 20. Qg3 Nc6 21.
Bxg7 Kxg7 22. h5 Rh8 23. Rad1 Qf6 24. Nf3 Rad8 25. Qh3 h6 26. Qg3 d4 27. hxg6
Qxg6 28. Qc7 b6 29. Ne5 Nxe5 30. Qxe5+ Kh7 31. Qe4 d3 32. Qxg6+ Kxg6 33. Re3 d2
34. Re2 Rhe8 35. Rexd2 Re1+ 36. Rxe1 Rxd2 37. a4 Rb2 38. Re3 f5 39. Rf3 Kg5 40.
Kh2 Re2 41. Rg3+ Kf6 42. Rf3 Re4 43. Rh3 Kg5 44. Rg3+ Rg4 45. Kh3 h5 46. f3
Rxg3+ 47. Kxg3 f4+ 48. Kh3 Kf5 49. Kh4 Kg6 50. Kh3 Kg5 51. b4 a6 52. b5 a5 53.
g3 fxg3 54. Kxg3 Kf5 55. Kh4 Kf4 56. Kxh5 Kxf3 57. Kg5 Ke4 58. Kf6 Kd5 59. Ke7
Kc5 60. Kd7 Kb4 61. Kc6 Kxa4 62. Kxb6 1-0

August 27, 2017

Lei-Ponds   John Hurt Memorial 14 U1600, July 29, 2017, round 2
D37: Queen's Gambit Declined

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Be7 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. e3 O-O 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 b6 8. O-O
Ba6 9. Bb3 Bxf1 10. Kxf1 c5 11. d5 Nxd5 12. Nxd5 exd5 13. Qxd5 Nd7 14. e4 Nf6
15. Qc4 Qc7 16. Be3 Ng4 17. Kg1 Nxe3 18. fxe3 Bf6 19. Rf1 Bxb2 20. Qc2 Bf6 21.
e5 Bd8 22. Qe4 Rc8 23. e6 c4 24. Ne5 f5 25. Qd5 Be7 26. Bc2 Qc5 27. Qxc5 Bxc5
28. Bxf5 Bxe3+ 29. Kh1 Bg5 30. e7 Rxf5 31. Rxf5 Bxe7 32. Rf2 c3 33. Rc2 Bf6 0-1

August 26, 2017

Robbins-Robertson   John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 3
A07: Réti Opening: New York and Capablanca Systems

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 d5 3. d3 Bf5 4. Bg2 e6 5. O-O Be7 6. b3 Nbd7 7. Bb2 O-O 8. Nh4
Bg4 9. h3 Bh5 10. Nf3 c6 11. Nbd2 Qc7 12. Qe1 Bc5 13. d4 Bd6 14. e4 dxe4 15.
Nxe4 Nxe4 16. Qxe4 Nf6 17. Qe1 Bg6 18. Rc1 h6 19. Ne5 Bh7 20. Qe2 Rad8 21. Nc4
Bb4 22. c3 Be7 23. Rfd1 Nd5 24. Ne3 Bg5 25. Nxd5 exd5 26. f4 Rfe8 27. Qf2 Bf6
28. Re1 Be4 29. Re2 Bxg2 30. Kxg2 Rxe2 31. Qxe2 Qe7 32. Re1 Re8 33. Qxe7 Rxe7
34. Rxe7 Bxe7 35. Kf3 f5 36. c4 Kf7 37. g4 Kf6 38. a4 Bb4 39. Bc1 Bc3 40. Be3
Kg6 41. Bf2 h5 42. Bg1 Bd2 43. Bf2 a6 44. Bg1 Be1 45. Be3 b5 46. Ke2 Bb4 47.
axb5 cxb5 48. cxb5 axb5 49. Kf3 hxg4+ 50. hxg4 Kf6 51. g5+ Ke6 52. Ke2 Bc3 53.
Kd3 b4 54. Bd2 Bxd2 55. Kxd2 Kf7 0-1

August 25, 2017

Dollahite-Robertson   John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 4
B27: Sicilian: 2 Nf3, unusual Black 2nd moves

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. c3 d5 4. e5 Bg4 5. d4 cxd4 6. cxd4 Bh6 7. Bxh6 Nxh6 8.
Be2 Nc6 9. Nbd2 Nf5 10. h3 Bxf3 11. Nxf3 Qa5+ 12. Qd2 Qxd2+ 13. Kxd2 Nfxd4 14.
Nxd4 Nxd4 15. Bd3 Rc8 16. Rac1 Kd7 17. g4 Nf3+ 18. Ke3 Nxe5 19. Bb5+ Nc6 20.
Rhd1 Kd6 21. a3 a6 22. Bf1 Rc7 23. Bg2 e6 24. g5 Rhc8 25. f4 Na5 26. Rb1 Rc2
27. Kf3 Nc4 28. Bf1 Nxb2 29. Kg4 Nxd1 0-1

August 24, 2017

Baligar-Shuey   John Hurt Memorial 14 U1600, July 29, 2017, round 2
B10: Caro-Kann: 2 d3 and 2 c4

1. e4 c6 2. Bc4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Bb3 Nf6 5. d4 Nc6 6. Nc3 g6 7. Bf4 Bg7 8.
Nb5 Qa5+ 9. Nc3 Ne4 10. Nge2 Nxc3 11. bxc3 Nxd4 12. O-O Nxe2+ 13. Qxe2 Bxc3 14.
Rad1 Be6 15. Be5 Bxe5 16. Qxe5 O-O 17. c4 Rfd8 18. cxd5 Bxd5 19. Rxd5 Rxd5 20.
Qxd5 Qxd5 21. Bxd5 Rb8 22. f4 e6 23. Bf3 b5 24. Rb1 a5 25. a3 Kf8 26. Kf2 Ke7
27. Ke3 b4 28. axb4 Rxb4 29. Ra1 a4 30. Bd1 Rb2 31. Kf3 Rb6 32. Rxa4 Kf6 33.
Ra5 Rd6 34. Bc2 Rd5 35. Ra6 Rc5 36. Be4 h5 37. h3 Rc3+ 38. Kf2 h4 39. Rd6 Ke7
40. Rd3 Rc2+ 1/2-1/2

August 23, 2017

Han-Shuey   John Hurt Memorial 14 U1600, July 29, 2017, round 1
B13: Caro-Kann: Exchange Variation and Panov-Botvinnik Attack

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bb5+ Bd7 6. Bxd7+ Nbxd7 7. Nc3 e6
8. Be3 Be7 9. h3 Nb6 10. Nd2 O-O 11. O-O Bb4 12. Ne2 Rc8 13. c3 Be7 14. Qb3 Qc7
15. Rac1 Nc4 16. Nxc4 Qxc4 17. Qxc4 Rxc4 18. b3 Rc6 19. b4 Rc4 20. a4 Rfc8 21.
Bd2 Ne4 22. Rfd1 Nxd2 23. Rxd2 Bxb4 24. cxb4 Rxc1+ 25. Nxc1 Rxc1+ 26. Kh2 Rc4
27. a5 Rxb4 28. Rc2 g6 29. Rc7 a6 30. Rc8+ Kg7 31. Rb8 Rxd4 32. Rxb7 Ra4 33.
Ra7 Rxa5 34. Kg3 Kf6 35. Kf4 e5+ 36. Ke3 Ra3+ 37. Kd2 h5 38. Ke2 h4 39. Kd2 Ke6
40. Ke2 f5 41. Rh7 Ra4 42. Ke3 d4+ 43. Ke2 Ra2+ 44. Kf3 e4+ 45. Kf4 Rxf2+ 46.
Kg5 Rxg2+ 47. Kf4 d3 48. Rxh4 d2 49. Rh8 d1=Q 50. Re8+ Kf7 51. Ra8 Qd6+ 52. Ke3
Qd3+ 53. Kf4 Qg3# 0-1

August 22, 2017

Holmes-Barnes   John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 1
C80: Open Ruy Lopez: Sidelines and 9 Nbd2

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Nxe4 6. d4 b5 7. Bb3 d5 8. dxe5
Be6 9. Nbd2 Nc5 10. c3 Nxb3 11. axb3 Be7 12. b4 O-O 13. Re1 Qc8 14. h3 h6 15.
Nb3 Rd8 16. Be3 Bf8 17. Bc5 Qd7 18. Bxf8 Rxf8 19. Nc5 Qc8 20. Nd4 Nxd4 21. Qxd4
Rd8 22. Ra5 c6 23. Rea1 Bf5 24. Rxa6 Rxa6 25. Rxa6 Be4 26. e6 fxe6 27. Ra7 1-0

August 21, 2017

Ghimire-Holmes  John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 4
C45: Scotch Game: Schmidt variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nxc6 bxc6 6. Bd3 d5 7. O-O Bd6
8. e5 Bxe5 9. Re1 Ne4 10. f3 Qh4 11. fxe4 Qxh2+ 12. Kf1 Qh1+ 13. Kf2 Qh4+
14. Kf1 Qh1+ 15. Kf2 Qh4+ 16. Kf1 1/2-1/2

August 20, 2017

Shuey-Ponds   John Hurt Memorial 14 U1600, July 29, 2017, round 3
D02: 1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 sidelines, including 2...Nf6 3 g3 and 2...Nf6 3 Bf4

1. d4 d5 2. Bf4 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. e3 Nf6 5. Nbd2 Nc6 6. c3 cxd4 7. exd4 Bd6 8.
Ne5 Bxe5 9. dxe5 Nd7 10. Bb5 a6 11. Qa4 Na7 12. Bd3 b5 13. Qc2 Nc6 14. Nf3 h6
15. h3 Qb6 16. O-O a5 17. a3 Nc5 18. Be3 d4 19. cxd4 Nxd3 20. Qxd3 Qb8 21. Rfc1
Ne7 22. Rc5 b4 23. axb4 Qxb4 24. Qb5+ Qxb5 25. Rxb5 Nc6 26. Bd2 a4 27. Bb4 Nxb4
28. Rxb4 Bd7 29. Ra3 Ke7 30. b3 axb3 31. Raxb3 Bc6 32. Rc3 Rhc8 33. Rbc4 Kd7
34. Kh2 Bxf3 35. Rxc8 Rxc8 36. Rxf3 Ke7 37. Rd3 Rc2 38. Kg3 Rc4 39. d5 exd5 40.
Rxd5 Ke6 41. Ra5 Re4 1-0

August 19, 2017

Baligar-Stevenson   John Hurt Memorial 14 U1600, July 29, 2017, round 3
B50: Sicilian: 2...d6, Miscellaneous

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 d6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. d3 g6 5. Nf3 Bg7 6. Ng5 e6 7. Bf4 O-O 8. Nb5
Ne8 9. Rb1 Qa5+ 10. c3 d5 11. b4 cxb4 12. cxb4 Qb6 13. Be3 Qc6 14. Nxa7 Rxa7
15. Bxa7 dxc4 16. Bxb8 c3 17. Qc2 Qb6 18. e5 Qd4 19. Nf3 Qg4 20. O-O b5 21.
Qxc3 Bb7 22. d4 Bxf3 23. Qxf3 Qxd4 24. Rfd1 Qb6 25. Bd6 Nxd6 26. exd6 Rd8 27.
d7 Qa7 28. Qd3 Bh6 29. Rb2 Qa4 30. Rc2 Rxd7 31. Rc8+ Bf8 32. Qxd7 Kg7 33. Re8
Be7 34. Qxe7 Qxd1# 0-1

August 18, 2017

Vyavahare-Stevenson   John Hurt Memorial 14 U1600, July 29, 2017, round 1
B70: Sicilian Dragon: 6 g3 and 6 Be2 (without a later Be3)

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Bg5 Bg7 7. Bd3 O-O 8.
O-O Qb6 9. Be3 Qxb2 10. Qd2 Qb4 11. a3 Qa5 12. h3 Nc6 13. Nxc6 bxc6 14. Rfb1
Nxe4 15. Nxe4 Qxd2 16. Bxd2 Bxa1 17. Rxa1 Rb8 18. Bh6 Re8 19. Ng5 f6 20. Ne4 g5
21. c3 Bf5 22. Nxd6 Bxd3 23. Nxe8 Rxe8 24. h4 Kf7 25. f4 gxh4 26. Rd1 Bf5 27.
g4 hxg3 28. Kg2 Kg6 29. Rh1 Be4+ 30. Kg1 Bxh1 31. Kxh1 Kxh6 32. Kg2 Rg8 0-1

August 17, 2017

Stevenson-Shuey   John Hurt Memorial 14 U1600, July 29, 2017, round 4
A06: Réti Opening:1 Nf3 d5

1. b3 d5 2. Bb2 Bf5 3. e3 Nd7 4. Nf3 Ngf6 5. Be2 e6 6. O-O Bd6 7. d3 O-O 8.
Nbd2 Re8 9. Nh4 Bxh2+ 10. Kxh2 Ng4+ 11. Bxg4 Qxh4+ 12. Bh3 g5 13. Qf3 g4 14.
Qf4 1/2-1/2

August 16, 2017

Bansal-Dollahite   John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 2
B46: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 a6

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e6 7. a3 Be7 8. Be2
O-O 9. O-O b5 10. Qd2 Ne5 11. Rfd1 Bb7 12. Bd3 Nxd3 13. cxd3 Ng4 14. Nf3 Nxe3
15. Qxe3 Rc8 16. Rac1 Bc5 17. d4 Bb6 18. Qe2 Re8 19. h3 Qe7 20. Re1 Rc7 21.
Rcd1 Rec8 22. Qd3 Ba5 23. Rc1 Bxc3 24. bxc3 Qxa3 25. Qd2 Rxc3 26. Rxc3 Rxc3 27.
d5 h6 28. dxe6 dxe6 29. Qd8+ Qf8 30. Qd7 Qc8 0-1

August 15, 2017

Ponds-Mehrotra  John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 4
B01: Scandinavian Defence

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. dxc6 Nxc6 5. Nf3 Bg4 6. Be2 e6 7. b3 Be7 8.
Bb2 O-O 9. d4 Bb4+ 10. Nc3 Bxf3 11. Bxf3 Qxd4 12. Qxd4 Nxd4 13. Bxb7 Rab8 14.
O-O-O Nxb3+ 15. axb3 Rxb7 16. Kc2 Rfb8 17. Rd3 h6 18. f3 Nh5 19. g3 a5 20. Rhd1
Bxc3 21. Bxc3 Rxb3 22. Rd8+ Kh7 23. Rxb8 Rxb8 24. Bxa5 Ra8 25. Bc3 Ra2+ 26. Bb2
Ra5 27. Ra1 Rc5 28. Kd3 Kg6 29. Kd4 Rc8 30. Rc1 f6 31. Ke4 Kf7 32. g4 f5+ 33.
gxf5 exf5+ 34. Kxf5 g6+ 35. Ke4 Ke6 36. c5 Nf6+ 37. Bxf6 Kxf6 38. Kd5 Rd8+ 39.
Kc6 Re8 40. Kd7 Re7+ 41. Kd8 Kf7 42. c6 Re8+ 43. Kc7 Re7+ 44. Kb6 Re6 45. Kb7
Re2 46. c7 1-0

August 14, 2017

Sytnytsky-Cleveland  John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 4
B46: Sicilian: Taimanov: 5 Nc3 a6

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. Nc3 a6 4. a3 Nc6 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 Qc7 7. g3 Nf6 8. Nxc6
dxc6 9. Bg2 Be7 10. O-O O-O 11. Qe2 e5 12. h3 Be6 13. Bg5 h6 14. Bxf6 Bxf6 15.
Kh2 b5 16. Rfd1 Rfd8 17. Rxd8+ Rxd8 18. Rd1 Rxd1 19. Qxd1 Be7 20. b4 a5 21. Qb1
axb4 22. axb4 Qd6 23. Na2 Qd2 24. f4 exf4 25. gxf4 Qxf4+ 26. Kg1 Qg3 27. Kf1
Bc4+ 28. Kg1 Bd6 29. Nc1 Qe1+ 0-1

August 13, 2017

Cleveland-Beatty   John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 1
E94: King's Indian: Classical: 6 Be2 e5 7 0-0: Various Black 7th moves

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 Na6 7. O-O e5 8. d5
Nc5 9. Bg5 h6 10. Bxf6 Qxf6 11. b4 Nd7 12. Ne1 Qe7 13. Nd3 f5 14. f3 b6 15. Re1
Nf6 16. Qd2 f4 17. Bf1 g5 18. a4 a5 19. bxa5 Rxa5 20. Nb5 Bb7 21. Nb4 Rfa8 22.
Qc2 Qd7 23. Nc6 Bxc6 24. dxc6 Qd8 25. Red1 Nh7 26. Qb3 Kh8 27. Nc3 Nf8 28. Bd3
Ne6 29. Bc2 Nd4 30. Qb1 Nxc6 31. Nd5 Nd4 32. Rc1 Ne2+ 33. Kh1 Nxc1 34. Qxc1 c6
35. Nb4 Qc7 36. Nd3 b5 37. cxb5 cxb5 38. Nb4 bxa4 39. Nd5 Qc5 40. Qd1 a3 41.
Ra2 Rb8 42. Qd2 Rb2 43. Rxb2 axb2 44. Bb1 Qc1+ 0-1

August 12, 2017

Sytnytsky-Paxton   John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 1
B40: Sicilian: 2...e6, Unusual lines

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. Nc3 a6 4. Ne2 Qc7 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nfxd4 Nf6 7. Nc3 Bb4 8.
Bd3 Bxc3+ 9. bxc3 Qxc3+ 10. Bd2 Qxd4 11. O-O Nc6 12. Bg5 Nxe4 13. Bxe4 Qxe4 14.
Re1 Qd4 15. Qf3 Qc5 16. Be3 Qxc2 17. Rec1 Qf5 18. Qxf5 exf5 19. Bc5 f6 20. Re1+
Kf7 21. Rad1 Re8 22. Rxe8 Kxe8 23. f4 a5 24. Rd3 Ra6 25. Rh3 h6 26. Re3+ Kf7
27. Rd3 Nb4 28. Re3 Nd5 29. Re2 d6 30. Be3 Nxe3 31. Rxe3 Be6 32. Rc3 Rc6 0-1

August 11, 2017

Shen-King   John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 1
D13: Slav Defence: Exchange variation without ...Bf5

1. c4 c6 2. g3 d5 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. d4 Nf6 5. Bg2 Nc6 6. Nc3 Bf5 7. Nf3 e6 8. O-O
Bd6 9. e3 O-O 10. b3 Rc8 11. Bb2 h6 12. Rc1 Qa5 13. Qd2 Nb4 14. Ra1 Nd3 15. Nd1
Bb4 16. Qe2 Nxb2 17. Qxb2 Rc2 18. Qb1 Rfc8 19. Ne5 Rd2 20. e4 Nxe4 21. Ne3 Nc3
22. Qe1 Re2 23. Qc1 Ba3 24. Nxf5 Bxc1 25. Ne7+ Kh7 26. Nxc8 Bb2 27. Rae1 Rxe1
28. Rxe1 Nb5 29. Rf1 Qc7 30. a4 Bxd4 31. Nf3 Qxc8 32. axb5 Bb6 33. Ne1 Qc3 34.
Nf3 Qxb3 35. Ne5 Qc3 36. Nf3 e5 37. Nh4 e4 38. Nf5 g6 39. Ne3 Bxe3 40. fxe3
Qxe3+ 41. Kh1 f5 42. Rd1 d4 43. Rg1 d3 44. Bh3 d2 45. Rf1 Qf3+ 46. Kg1 Qxf1+
47. Kxf1 d1=Q+ 48. Kf2 Qf3+ 49. Kg1 e3 50. Bf1 Qf2+ 51. Kh1 Qxf1# 0-1

August 10, 2017

Cleveland-Bansal   John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 3
D35: Queen's Gambit Declined: Exchange Variation

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 Be7 6. Qb3 c6 7. e3 O-O 8. Nf3
h6 9. Bh4 Nbd7 10. Bd3 Nb6 11. O-O Nh5 12. Bxe7 Qxe7 13. Rfe1 Nf6 14. Qc2 Be6
15. b3 Rac8 16. Rac1 Rfd8 17. Ne2 Nbd7 18. Qb1 Kh8 19. Nf4 Bg4 20. Nh4 Kg8 21.
h3 Be6 22. Nxe6 Qxe6 23. Bf5 Qe7 24. Nf3 Rc7 25. e4 dxe4 26. Bxe4 Nxe4 27. Rxe4
Qd6 28. Rce1 Nf6 29. R4e2 Kh8 30. Qf5 Qd5 31. Re5 Qd7 32. Qd3 Qd6 33. Qe2 Kg8
34. Re7 Rxe7 35. Qxe7 Qxe7 36. Rxe7 Rd7 37. Rxd7 Nxd7 38. Ne5 Nxe5 39. dxe5 Kf8
40. Kf1 Ke7 41. Ke2 Ke6 42. f4 Kd5 43. Kd3 a6 44. a3 c5 45. g4 g5 46. f5 Kxe5
47. Kc4 Kd6 48. b4 b5+ 49. Kd3 cxb4 50. axb4 Ke5 51. Ke3 f6 52. Kf3 Kd4 0-1

August 09, 2017

Stevenson-Mehrotra   John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 2
A06: Réti Opening:1 Nf3 d5

1. b3 d5 2. Bb2 c5 3. e3 Bd7 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. Bb5 e6 6. O-O Nf6 7. d3 a6 8. Bxc6
Bxc6 9. Nbd2 Be7 10. Ne5 Qc7 11. Nxc6 Qxc6 12. Qf3 O-O 13. Qg3 Rac8 14. Rac1
Qc7 15. Be5 Qd7 16. e4 d4 17. Nc4 Qc6 18. Rb1 Rfd8 19. b4 b5 20. Na5 Qb6 21. a3
Bd6 22. Bxd6 Qxd6 23. Qxd6 Rxd6 24. e5 Rd5 25. exf6 gxf6 26. Nb3 cxb4 27. axb4
Rxc2 28. Rfc1 Rc3 29. Rxc3 dxc3 30. Nc5 e5 31. Rc1 a5 32. Rxc3 axb4 33. Rc1 b3
34. Nxb3 Rxd3 35. Nc5 Rd5 36. Ne4 Rd4 37. Nc5 1-0

August 08, 2017

King-Guthrie   John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 2
D12: Slav Defence: 3 Nf3 Nf6 4 e3 Bf5

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nh4 Be4 7. f3 Bg6 8. Qb3
Qc7 9. Bd2 Bd6 10. O-O-O Bxh2 11. f4 Ng4 12. Be2 Nxe3 13. Bxe3 Bxf4 14. Bxf4
Qxf4+ 15. Rd2 Qc7 16. Nxg6 fxg6 17. Bg4 O-O 18. Bxe6+ Kh8 19. Nxd5 cxd5 20.
Rxh7+ 1-0

August 07, 2017

Holmes-Paxton   John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 3
B40: Sicilian: 2...e6, Unusual lines

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. b3 a6 4. Bb2 Qc7 5. Nc3 d6 6. d4 cxd4 7. Qxd4 Nc6 8. Qe3
Nf6 9. h3 b5 10. O-O-O Bb7 11. g4 h6 12. Nd5 Nxd5 13. exd5 Nb4 14. dxe6 Qxc2#
0-1

August 06, 2017

Paxton-Horobetz   John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 2
A35: Symmetrical English: 2 Nc3 Nc6 3 Nf3

1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 g6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Bg7 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Nb3 Nf6 7. e4 O-O 8.
Be2 d6 9. Be3 Be6 10. Nd4 Nxd4 11. Bxd4 Qa5 12. O-O Rfc8 13. Nd5 Bxd5 14. exd5
Nd7 15. Bxg7 Kxg7 16. Re1 Nf6 17. Qd4 Qc5 18. Rad1 Qxd4 19. Rxd4 a5 20. Bd1 Kf8
21. Ba4 Rc5 22. Bb5 Ne8 23. Rde4 Nc7 24. Bd7 Rd8 25. Bh3 b5 26. b3 bxc4 27.
bxc4 Rb8 28. Bd7 Rb4 29. Rc1 Nxd5 30. a3 Rb3 31. Rce1 Nf6 32. Rxe7 Rc7 0-1

August 05, 2017

Robertson-Cleveland   John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 2
B22: Sicilian: 2 c3

1. e4 c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. d4 cxd4 5. cxd4 e6 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Nc3 Nb6 8. Bd3
d6 9. a3 Be7 10. O-O O-O 11. Ne4 dxe5 12. dxe5 Nd7 13. Bf4 h6 14. Rc1 Qa5 15.
Bd2 Qd8 16. Bc3 Nc5 17. Nxc5 Bxc5 18. Qe2 Qb6 19. Qe4 g6 20. Nh4 Ne7 21. b4
Bxf2+ 22. Rxf2 Nf5 23. Rcf1 Nxh4 24. Qxh4 Qe3 25. Bd2 Qxd3 26. Bxh6 Bd7 27. Qf6
1-0

August 04, 2017

Bansal-Robbins  John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 4
B34: Sicilian: Accelerated Dragon with 5 Nc3: sidelines

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. Be3 Bg7 6. Nc3 Nf6 7. Be2 O-O 8.
Qd2 d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. Nxd5 Qxd5 11. Bf3 Qd7 12. c3 Nxd4 13. Bxd4 Bxd4 14.
Qxd4 Qxd4 15. cxd4 Rb8 16. O-O Bf5 17. Rac1 Rfd8 18. Rfd1 Kf8 19. g4 Be6 20. d5
Bd7 21. d6 exd6 22. Rxd6 Ke7 23. Rd2 Be6 24. Rdc2 1/2-1/2

August 03, 2017

Horobetz-Wu   John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 3
C93: Closed Ruy Lopez: Smyslov Variation

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. h3
d6 9. c3 Bb7 10. d3 h6 11. Nbd2 Re8 12. Nf1 Bf8 13. Ng3 Qd7 14. Nh4 Rad8 15.
Qf3 Ne7 16. Nh5 Nc6 17. Nxf6+ gxf6 18. Nf5 Ne7 19. Qg4+ 1-0

August 02, 2017

Paxton-Beatty   John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 4
King's Indian: Fianchetto: 6...c6 and Panno Variation

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. d4 Bg7 4. Qc2 O-O 5. g3 d6 6. Bg2 c6 7. Nc3 Qa5 8. O-O
Be6 9. Nd2 Qa6 10. b3 d5 11. Na4 Nfd7 12. Bb2 Bf5 13. e4 dxe4 14. Bxe4 Bxe4
15. Qxe4 Re8 16. Nf3 Nf6 17. Qd3 Nbd7 18. Rfe1 Rad8 19. Qf1 Qa5 20. Ne5 Qc7 21.
Nxd7 Nxd7 22. Rad1 e5 1/2-1/2

August 01, 2017

King-Horobetz   John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 4
Nimzo-Indian: Rubinstein: 4...c5 5 Bd3, including Hübner Variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 c5 5. Bd3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 d6 7. Ne2 Nc6 8.
O-O e5 9. Ng3 O-O 10. d5 Ne7 11. f4 exf4 12. exf4 Ng6 13. Nf5 Re8 14. Re1 Rxe1+
15. Qxe1 Bxf5 16. Bxf5 Qa5 17. Bd2 Re8 18. Qb1 Re7 19. g3 Qd8 20. Qd3 1/2-1/2

July 31, 2017

Beatty-King   John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 3
D45: Semi-Slav: 5 e3

1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 c6 3. e3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. b3 Bd6 6. d4 Nbd7 7. Be2 O-O 8. O-O
b6 9. cxd5 exd5 10. Bb2 Re8 11. Qc2 Bb7 12. Bd3 Rc8 13. Rac1 c5 14. Qb1 Ne4 15.
Rfd1 cxd4 16. Bxe4 dxe4 17. Rxd4 Bc5 18. Rxe4 Bxe4 19. Nxe4 Qe7 20. Neg5 Nf8
21. Qf5 h6 22. Rc4 hxg5 23. Nxg5 Bxe3 24. Rxc8 Bxg5 0-1

July 30, 2017

Horobetz-Bansal   John Hurt Memorial 14, July 29, 2017, round 1
B33: Sicilian: Pelikan and Sveshnikov Variations

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Nd5 Nxd5 8.
exd5 Nb8 9. a4 Be7 10. Be2 O-O 11. O-O Bf5 12. f4 Qc8 13. c3 f6 14. Be3 b6 15.
a5 Nd7 16. axb6 axb6 17. Ra7 Rxa7 18. Nxa7 Qc7 19. Nc6 Bd8 20. fxe5 fxe5 21. b4
Nb8 22. Qb3 Bg6 23. Nxe5 Rxf1+ 24. Bxf1 Qe7 25. Bd4 Qe8 26. Nxg6 Qxg6 27. Qa4
Qf7 28. Qa8 Qc7 29. Bb5 h6 30. Bc6 Nxc6 31. dxc6 Kf8 32. Qb7 h5 33. Kf1 Qf7+
34. Qxf7+ Kxf7 35. Ke2 g6 36. Kd3 Ke6 37. Kc4 Bc7 38. Kb5 Ke7 39. Bxb6 Kd8 40.
Bxc7+ Kxc7 41. h4 Kc8 42. Kb6 Kd8 43. c7+ Kc8 44. Kc6 d5 45. b5 d4 46. b6 dxc3
47. b7# 1-0