1987-2018
Games of David Kernell

David Kernell(1496) - Randall Senn(1918)  Candidates  January 03, 2004 
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Bg5 e6 5. e3 h6 6. Bh4 Bd6 7. Nf3 Nbd7 8.
Bd3 dxc4 9. Bxc4 Qa5 10. O-O g5 11. Bg3 Bxg3 12. fxg3 O-O 13. Nd2 Nd5 14.
Bxd5 exd5 15. Qh5 Kg7 16. e4 Qb4 17. Nb3 dxe4 18. Nxe4 f5 19. Nec5 Nf6 20.
Qe2 Re8 21. Qd2 Qxd2 22. Nxd2 b6 23. Ncb3 Nd5 24. Rae1 Bd7 25. Nc4 f4 26.
gxf4 Nxf4 27. Ne5 Be6 28. Nxc6 Rac8 29. Ne5 Bd5 30. Nf3 Rxe1 31. Nxe1 Re8
32. Nc1 Bc4 33. Nf3 Bxf1 34. Kxf1 Rc8 35. Ne2 Nxe2 36. Kxe2 Rc2+ 37. Kd3
Rxb2 38. d5 Kf6 39. d6 Ke6 40. Nd2 b5 41. Ne4 Rxa2 42. Kd4 Ra4+ 43. Kd3 Rxe4
44. d7 Kxd7 45. Kxe4 Kc6 46. Kd4 a5 47. Kc3 a4 48. g3 a3 49. h4 gxh4 50.
gxh4 b4+ 51. Kb3 Kc5 52. h5 Kd4 53. Ka2 Kc3 54. Ka1 b3 55. Kb1 b2 56. Ka2
Kc2 57. Kxa3 b1=Q 58. Ka4 Qb6 59. Ka3 Qa5#  0-1

Anthony Maneclang(1572) - David Kernell(1641)   Pawn Power Open   April 18, 2004 
E18: Queen's Indian: old main line, 7.Nc3

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Be7 6. O-O O-O 7. Nc3 d5 8.
Ne5 Nbd7 9. Nxd7 Qxd7 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bf4 Rac8 12. Rc1 Rfd8 13. Qd2 c5 14.
cxd5 Nxd5 15. Nxd5 Bxd5 16. dxc5 Qb7 17. Bxd5 Rxd5 18. Qe3 Bxc5 19. Qf3 Rcd8
20. a3 Qd7 21. b4 Bd6 22. e4 Bxf4 23. Qxf4 e5 24. Qf5 Qxf5 25. exf5 Rd3 26.
g4 Rxa3 27. Ra1 Rf3 28. Rad1 Rxd1 29. Rxd1 Ra3 30. Rd8+ Kh7 31. Rd7 Ra4 32.
Rxf7 Kg8 33. Re7 b5 34. Rxe5 Rxb4 35. Re8+ Kf7 36. Ra8 Ra4 37. h3 b4 38. h4
b3 39. Rb8 Ra3 40. Rb7+ Kf6 41. Rb5 a5 42. Kg2 a4 43. Rb4 Ra2 44. Kg3 b2 45.
Rb6+ Kf7 46. Rb7+ Kg8 47. Rb8+ Kh7 48. Rb7 Ra3+ 49. f3 Rb3 0-1

Jose Trevino(1906) - David Kernell(1641)    Pawn Power Open   April 18, 2004 
Nimzo-Indian defense

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Bd2 Bxc3 5. Bxc3 Ne4 6. Rc1 O-O 7. Nf3 c5
8. e3 Nxc3 9. Rxc3 cxd4 10. exd4 b6 11. Bd3 Ba6 12. O-O Nc6 13. Re1 Ne7 14.
Bxh7+ Kxh7 15. Ng5+ Kg6 16. Rg3 Nf5 17. Nxe6+ Nxg3 18. Qg4+ 1-0

David Kernell(1641) - Allan Bogle(1602)    Ultra Grudge Match April 23, 2004 
Polish defense

1. d4 b5 2. e4 Bb7 3. Bxb5 Bxe4 4. Nf3 a6 5. Bc4 e6 6. Nc3 Bb7 7. d5 Nf6 8.
Qe2 Be7 9. Ng5 Nxd5 10. Nxd5 Bxd5 11. Bxd5 exd5 12. Qh5 g6 13. Qh6 Bf8 14.
Qh3 h6 15. O-O Qf6 16. Re1+ Be7 17. Nf3 Nc6 18. Qg3 d6 19. Qg4 Ne5 20. Qa4+
Kf8 21. Nd4 Kg7 22. f4 Nc4 23. Nc6 Rhe8 24. c3 Bf8 25. Rxe8 Rxe8 26. b3 Re1+
27. Kf2 Qxc3 28. bxc4 Rxc1 29. Rxc1 Qd2+ 30. Kg3 Qe3+ 0-1

Carlos Sims(1739) - David Kernell(1632)  Pillsbury Incentive IV  May 14, 2004 
B17: Caro-Kann: Steinitz variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Bc4 Ngf6 6. Ng5 e6 7. N1f3 Nb6
8. Bb3 Be7 9. Ne5 O-O 10. c3 c5 11. O-O cxd4 12. cxd4 Nbd5 13. f4 h6 14.
Ngxf7 Rxf7 15. Nxf7 Kxf7 16. Rf3 Bd7 17. Rg3 Bd6 18. Qd3 Ne7 19. Bd2 Qb6 20.
Re1 g6 21. Kh1 Nf5 22. d5 Nxg3+ 23. hxg3 Re8 24. Bc2 Rg8 25. dxe6+ Bxe6 26.
Rxe6 Kxe6 27. Bb3+ Kd7 28. Bxg8 Nxg8 29. Qxg6 Qd8 30. Qf7+ Ne7 31. f5 Qg8
32. Qh5 Qxg3 33. f6 Qf2 34. Qb5+ Nc6 35. Qxb7+ Bc7 36. Qb5 Qxd2 37. Qf5+ Kd6
38. Qf1 Qd4 39. g3 Ne5 40. f7 Qd5+ 41. Kh2 Ng4+ 42. Kh3 Qh5+ 43. Kg2 Qh2+
44. Kf3 Ne5+ 45. Ke4 Qc2+ 46. Ke3 Bb6+ 47. Kf4 Qd2+ 48. Ke4 Qd4+ 49. Kf5
Qg4+ 50. Kf6 Bd8# 0-1

David Kernell(1632) - Luke Hellwig(1500)   Pillsbury Incentive IV  May 21, 2004 
QGD: semi-Slav, Marshall gambit

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 c6 4. e4 Bb4 5. cxd5 cxd5 6. Qa4+ Nc6 7. Bb5 Bxc3+
8. bxc3 Ne7 9. Ba3 Bd7 10. e5 a6 11. Bxc6 Bxc6 12. Qb4 Rc8 13. Qxe7+ Qxe7
14. Bxe7 Kxe7 15. Rb1 Rc7 16. Ne2 Bb5 17. Kd2 Bc4 18. a4 b5 19. axb5 Bxb5
20. Nf4 g6 21. Nd3 Bxd3 22. Kxd3 Ra8 23. Ra1 a5 24. Rhb1 a4 25. Ra3 f6 26.
exf6+ Kxf6 27. Rb4 Rca7 28. Ke3 Kf5 29. h3 h5 30. Kf3 Kg5 31. g4 hxg4+ 32.
hxg4 Rc7 33. Kg3 Rca7 34. f4+ Kf6 35. c4 dxc4 36. g5+ Ke7 37. Rxc4 Kd6 38.
Kf3 Kd5 39. Rb4 Ra5 40. Ke3 R8a7 41. Kd3 Kc6 42. Ke4 Rb7 43. Rc3+ Kd6 44.
Rxb7 a3 45. Rb6+ Kd7 46. Rb1 a2 47. Ra1 Kd6 1-0

Gary Pylant(1800) - David Kernell(1653)    Pillsbury Incentive IV  May 28, 2004 
B12: Caro-Kann: advance variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Be2 Nd7 6. O-O Ne7 7. c4 dxc4 8.
Bxc4 Nb6 9. Bb3 Bg4 10. Be3 Nf5 11. Nbd2 Bb4 12. Ne4 Bxf3 13. gxf3 Nd5 14.
Bxd5 Qxd5 15. Qa4 Nh4 16. Qd1 O-O-O 17. Bg5 Ng6 18. Bxd8 Qxd8 19. Qa4 Qxd4
20. a3 Bc5 21. Nxc5 Qxc5 22. f4 Nh4 23. Qe4 Qd5 24. Qxd5 exd5 25. f3 Kd7 26.
Kf2 Nf5 27. Rg1 Ke6 28. b4 Rc8 29. Rac1 g6 30. Rgd1 h6 31. Rc5 b6 32. Rcc1
Rc7 33. Rg1 Rc8 34. Rgd1 Rc7 1/2-1/2

Kent Stratton(1397) - David Kernell(1653)    Summer Open  June 12, 2004 
B12: Caro-Kann: advance variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nc3 e6 5. g4 Bg6 6. Nge2 Nd7 7. h4 h6 8. Nf4
Bh7 9. Bg2 Qc7 10. Qe2 O-O-O 11. Be3 c5 12. Nb5 Qa5+ 13. Bd2 Qb6 14. Bxd5
exd5 15. Nxd5 Qg6 16. f3 a6 17. Nbc7 Ne7 18. e6 Nxd5 19. h5 Qf6 20. Nxd5
Qxe6 21. Ne3 cxd4 22. Qc4+ Qxc4 23. Nxc4 0-1

David Kernell(1653) - Randall Warren(1282)      Summer Open  June 12, 2004 
Queen's pawn game

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. e3 Be7 5. Bd3 O-O 6. O-O d5 7. Nc3 Nc6 8. b3
Qc7 9. Nb5 Qb8 10. Ba3 cxd4 11. Bxe7 Nxe7 12. exd4 a6 13. Na3 Nc6 14. Nc2 b6
15. Rc1 Bb7 16. Ne3 Nb4 17. Bb1 a5 18. a3 Na6 19. Qd3 Ne4 20. Ne5 Qd6 21. f3
Nf6 22. N3g4 Ne4 23. fxe4 dxe4 24. Nh6+ Kh8 25. Nexf7+ Rxf7 26. Nxf7+ 1-0

David Kernell(1717) - Kenneth Turner(1763)   Memphis Mid-Summer Open    July 17, 2004 
D11: QGD Slav: 3.Nf3

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 g6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. Bf4 Nf6 6. e3 e6 7. Qc2 Nbd7 8.
Be2 Nh5 9. Bd6 dxc4 10. Bxc4 Nb6 11. Ne4 Nxc4 12. Qxc4 f5 13. Nc5 Qxd6 14.
Ng5 Ke7 15. g4 fxg4 16. Nce4 Qd5 17. Qb4+ c5 18. dxc5 a5 19. Qa3 Be5 20. c6+
Bd6 21. Nxd6 Qxd6 22. Qxd6+ Kxd6 23. Nf7+ Ke7 24. Nxh8 bxc6 25. Rc1 Bb7 26.
Nxg6+ hxg6 27. Rg1 Nf6 28. Rc5 Ra6 29. f3 gxf3 30. Rxg6 f2+ 31. Ke2 Ne4 32.
Rc4 c5 33. Rg7+ Kf6 34. Rxb7 f1=Q+ 35. Kxf1 Nd2+ 36. Ke2 Nxc4 37. h4 Rb6 38.
Rxb6 Nxb6 39. Kd3 a4 40. b3 Kf5 41. h5 Nd7 42. Kc4 Kg5 43. Kb5 Kxh5 44. Kc6
Nb8+ 45. Kd6 Kg4 46. Kxe6 Kf3 47. Kd5 Na6 48. Kc4 Kxe3 49. Kb5 1/2-1/2

Bradley Denton(2022) - David Kernell(1717)     Memphis Mid-Summer Open    July 17, 2004 
Caro-Kann: Panov-Botvinnik attack

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. c4 Nc6 5. cxd5 Qxd5 6. Nf3 Nf6 7. Nc3 Qd8
8. d5 Nb4 9. Qa4+ Bd7 10. Qxb4 e5 11. d6 a5 12. Qc5 e4 13. Qe5+ Be6 14. Bb5+
Nd7 15. Nd5 1-0

David Kernell(1717) - Jonathan Beatty(1391)   Ivory Pawn    July 30, 2004 
A85: Dutch Defence: 2 c4 Nf6 3 Nc3

1. d4 e6 2. c4 f5 3. Nf3 d6 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. Bg5 Be7 6. Bxf6 Bxf6 7. e4 fxe4 8.
Nxe4 O-O 9. Bd3 Nc6 10. Bc2 d5 11. Nxf6+ Qxf6 12. c5 b6 13. cxb6 axb6 14.
O-O Nb4 15. a3 Na6 16. b4 c5 17. Re1 cxd4 18. Qxd4 Qxd4 19. Nxd4 Re8 20. Ba4
Rf8 21. Bc6 Ra7 22. Rac1 Raf7 23. Nxe6 Bxe6 24. Rxe6 Rxf2 25. Bxd5 Rd8 26.
Re8# 1-0

Allan Bogle(1609) - David Kernell(1646) Tenn. Warmup August 27, 2004 
A03: Bird's Opening with 1...d5

1. e3 d5 2. f4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. Be2 Nc6 5. Bb5 Bg4 6. d3 Nh6 7. h3 Bxf3 8.
Qxf3 e5 9. Nc3 O-O 10. Nxd5 exf4 11. Bxc6 Qh4+ 12. Qf2 Qxf2+ 13. Kxf2 fxe3+
14. Bxe3 bxc6 15. Ne7+ Kh8 16. Nxc6 Nf5 17. c3 Nxe3 18. Kxe3 Rfe8+ 19. Kf2
Re6 20. Na5 Rb8 21. Nc4 Rd8 22. Rhe1 Rxd3 23. Rxe6 fxe6 24. Re1 e5 25. Nxe5
Rd2+ 26. Kf3 Rxb2 27. Nc4 Rb8 28. Re7 Bxc3 29. Rxc7 Rb4 30. Nd6 Bd4 31. Nf7+
Kg8 32. Nh6+ Kh8 33. g4 Bb6 34. Rd7 Ra4 35. Nf7+ Kg8 36. Nh6+ Kh8 37. Nf7+
Kg7 38. Ng5+ Kg8 39. Nxh7 Ra3+ 40. Kg2 Rxa2+ 41. Kg3 Rf2 42. Kh4 Rf7 43.
Rxf7 Bd8+ 44. Kg3 Kxf7 45. Kf4 a5 46. Ke3 Kg7 0-1

Douglas Stewart(1787) - David Kernell(1618)    44th Mid-South Open  November 27, 2004
B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. dxc5 Nc6 5. Bb5 e6 6. Be3 Ne7 7. c3 Bd7 8.
Bxc6 Nxc6 9. Nf3 Qc7 10. Bd4 a5 11. Na3 Nxd4 12. cxd4 b6 13. cxb6 Qxb6 14.
Qb3 Bb4+ 15. Kf1 O-O 16. g3 f6 17. Nc2 Qa6+ 18. Kg2 Be7 19. Qe3 Bb5 20. Rhe1
Bd3 21. Rac1 Be4 22. Kg1 Bxf3 23. Qxf3 fxe5 24. Qg4 e4 25. Ne3 Bf6 26. Rc7
Rac8 27. Rxc8 Rxc8 28. Rd1 Rc6 29. Qh3 g6 30. Qg4 Qb6 31. Qf4 Bg7 32. b3 Qc7
33. Qg5 Kf7 34. Ng4 Qe7 35. Qf4+ Kg8 36. Qb8+ Qf8 37. Qb7 Rc2 38. Qd7 h5 39.
Qxe6+ Kh7 40. f4 hxg4 41. Qxg4 Qf5 42. Qh4+ Qh5 43. Qxh5+ gxh5 44. h3 Rxa2
45. g4 hxg4 46. hxg4 Bh6 47. g5 Bg7 48. f5 Rc2 49. f6 Bf8 50. Ra1 Bb4 51.
Rf1 Bc3 52. Rf5 Bxd4+ 53. Kf1 Rc5 54. Ke1 Kg8 55. f7+ Kf8 0-1

David Kernell(1820) - Hal Phillips(1426)   Jack Smith Memorial   March 26, 2005 
D38: Queen Gambit Declined: Ragozin Defence (4 Nf3 Bb4)

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Qb3
Bxc3+ 8. Qxc3 h6 9. Bh4 O-O 10. e3 Re8 11. Bd3 b6 12. Qc6 Rb8 13. Rc1 g5 14.
Bg3 Rb7 15. Bxc7 Nb8 16. Bxd8 Nxc6 17. Bxf6 Nb4 18. Bb1 Be6 19. Ne5 a5 20.
a4 Na6 21. h4 Rc8 22. Rxc8+ Bxc8 23. hxg5 hxg5 24. Rh8# 1-0

David Kernell(1820) - Charles Herbers(1970)   Jack Smith Memorial   March 26, 2005 
D91: Grunfeld 4 Nf3 Bg7 5 Bg5

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 g6 5. Bg5 Bg7 6. e3 O-O 7. Bd3 Nbd7 8.
O-O dxc4 9. Bxc4 Nb6 10. Bd3 Bg4 11. h3 Be6 12. Bxf6 Bxf6 13. Ne4 Bg7 14.
Nc5 Qc8 15. a4 Rd8 16. Ng5 Bf5 17. Qb3 Rd5 18. e4 Bxd4 19. exd5 Bxc5 20.
dxc6 Be6 21. Nxe6 Qxe6 22. Qxe6 fxe6 23. a5 Nd5 24. cxb7 1-0

David Kernell(1820) - Greg Turner(1797)   Jack Smith Memorial   March 26, 2005 
D35: Queen's Gambit Declined: Exchange Variation

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Nbd7 5. cxd5 exd5 6. e3 c6 7. Bd3 h6 8.
Bh4 Be7 9. Nf3 O-O 10. O-O Re8 11. Bc2 Nf8 12. Ne5 N6d7 13. Bxe7 Qxe7 14.
Nxd7 Bxd7 15. Qd3 g6 16. Qd2 Kg7 17. Rfe1 Qg5 18. Rab1 Bh3 19. f4 Qh4 20.
gxh3 Qxh3 21. Qf2 Re7 22. f5 Nh7 23. Qg3 Qh5 24. Rf1 Rae8 25. Rbe1 Nf6 26.
Bd1 Qg5 27. Qxg5 hxg5 28. fxg6 Kxg6 29. Kf2 g4 30. Rg1 Rh8 31. Rg2 Kg5 32.
Reg1 Rh4 33. h3 Rxh3 34. Bxg4 Rhxe3 35. Be6+ Kf4 36. Rg4+ 1-0

Jeff Baudendistel(1497) - David Kernell(1826)  45th Mid-South Open    November 27, 2005 
E21: Nimzo-Indian: 4 Nf3

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 b6 3. d4 Bb7 4. e3 e6 5. Nf3 Bb4 6. Bd2 O-O 7. Bd3 d6 8.
Qc2 Nbd7 9. a3 Bxc3 10. Bxc3 Qe7 11. e4 e5 12. O-O exd4 13. Nxd4 Bxe4 14.
Rae1 Bxd3 15. Qxd3 Ne5 16. Nf5 Qd7 17. Qc2 Rfe8 18. f4 Ng6 19. Nh6+ Kf8 20.
Bxf6 gxf6 21. h4 Rxe1 22. Rxe1 Re8 23. Rf1 Qc6 24. Qf5 Re2 25. Qg4 Qc5+ 26.
Kh1 Qxc4 27. h5 Ne7 28. Qd7 Re6 29. Rf3 Re3 30. Rxe3 Qc1+ 31. Kh2 Qxe3 32.
Qg4 Qe4 33. Qg3 d5 34. Ng4 Qf5 35. h6 Ng6 36. Ne3 Qxf4 37. Qxf4 Nxf4 38. Kg3
d4 39. Kxf4 dxe3 0-1

Jonathan Van Doren(1401) - David Kernell(1826)   Jim Mitchell Memorial 8  December 02, 2005 
B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. Bb5 Qb6 6. Bxc6+ Qxc6 7. Nf3 Bg4 8.
O-O e6 9. Be3 Ne7 10. Nbd2 Nf5 11. Bf4 cxd4 12. h3 Bxf3 13. Nxf3 dxc3 14.
bxc3 Be7 15. Qb3 O-O 16. g4 Nh4 17. Nd4 Qd7 18. Rac1 Rfc8 19. Rfd1 Rc4 20.
Be3 Rac8 21. Nb5 a6 22. Na3 Bxa3 23. Qxa3 Nf3+ 24. Kg2 Nxe5 25. f4 Ra4 26.
Qb3 Nc4 27. Bd4 Ra3 28. Qb1 Qd6 0-1

David Kernell(1826) - Tony Maneclang(1630)   Jim Mitchell Memorial 8  December 09, 2005 
A04: Réti opening

1. Nf3 c5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Nf6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 d5 6. c4 Qa5+ 7. Nc3 dxc4
8. O-O Bg7 9. Bf4 e5 10. Ndb5 exf4 11. Qd6 Na6 12. e4 Qd8 13. e5 Qxd6 14.
Nxd6+ Ke7 15. Nxc8+ Raxc8 16. exf6+ Bxf6 17. Nd5+ Ke6 18. Nxf6 Kxf6 19. Bxb7
Rb8 20. Bxa6 Rxb2 21. Bxc4 Rd8 22. Rad1 Rxd1 23. Rxd1 fxg3 24. fxg3 Rb4 25.
Bb3 h5 26. Kf2 Kg5 27. Kf3 f5 28. h4+ Kh6 29. Rd6 Rb6 30. Rxb6 axb6 31. Kf4
Kg7 32. Kg5 1-0

Jonathan Van Doren(1382) - David Kernell(1819)   Memphis Candidates 2006   January 06, 2006 
B17: Caro-Kann: Modern Line (4...Nd7)

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Nxf6+ Nxf6 7. Bg5
Ne4 8. Be2 Nxg5 9. Nxg5 Qa5+ 10. Qd2 Qxd2+ 11. Kxd2 e6 12. Rad1 Be7 13. Nf3
b6 14. Kc1 Bb7 15. Rhe1 Bf6 16. Bc4 O-O 17. Ne5 Rfd8 18. c3 Rac8 19. Nd3 Kf8
20. Kb1 Be7 21. Nf4 g5 22. Nd3 c5 23. dxc5 Bxc5 24. f3 Be7 25. Bb3 Bf6 26.
Nf2 Rxd1+ 27. Rxd1 Rd8 28. Ng4 Rxd1+ 29. Bxd1 Be7 30. Kc2 Bc5 31. Kd3 Ba6+
32. Ke4 f5+ 0-1

David Kernell(1819) - Carlos Sims(1777)  Memphis Candidates 2006   January 29, 2006 
E12: Queen Indian: Unusual White 4th moves

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 b6 4. a3 Bb7 5. Nc3 Be7 6. d5 O-O 7. e4 exd5
8. cxd5 Re8 9. Be2 Bd6 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bh4 Ba6 12. O-O Bxe2 13. Qxe2 Be7
14. Qd3 d6 15. Rac1 Nbd7 16. b4 a6 17. Bg3 Nh5 18. Nd4 Nxg3 19. Qxg3 Ne5
20. Nf5 Ng6 21. Ne2 Bf6 22. f3 Bb2 23. Rb1 Bf6 24. Rfc1 Qd7 25. Ned4 Be5 
26. Qf2 Nf4 27. Rc6 Qd8 28. Ne2 Qg5 29. Nxf4 Bxf4 30. Qh4 Qxh4 31. Nxh4 Bg5
32. Nf5 g6 33. Ng3 Re7 34. Rb3 a5 35. b5 h5 36. a4 Bd2 37. Rb2 Be3+ 38. Kf1
Bc5 39. Re2 Rae8 40. h4 Kg7 41. Ke1 Kf6 42. Kd2 Ke5 43. Kd3 Kf4 44. Nf1 f5
45. Nd2 Kg3 46. Nb3 fxe4+ 47. fxe4 Kxh4 48. Nxc5 bxc5 49. b6 cxb6 50. Rxd6
g5 51. Rh6 g4 52. d6 Kg5 53. Rxh5+ Kxh5 54. dxe7 Rxe7 55. e5 Kg5 56. Ke4 Rd7
57. e6 Re7 58. Ke5 Kh4 59. Kd6 Re8 60. e7 c4 61. Kd7 Rg8 62. e8=Q Rxe8 63. Kxe8
Kg3 64. Kd7 c3 65. Kc6 Kh2 66. Kxb6 Kg1 67. Kxa5 Kf1 68. Ra2 Ke1 69. Kb4 c2
70. Rxc2 g3 71. a5 Kf1 72. a6 Kg1 73. a7 Kh2 74. a8=Q Kg1 75. Qh8 Kf1 76. Qh1# 1-0

David Kernell(1819) - Jeff Baudendistel(1481)   Memphis Candidates 2006   January 13, 2006 
A05: Réti Opening: 1 Nf3 Nf6

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. b3 b6 3. Bb2 Bb7 4. c4 e6 5. Nc3 c5 6. d4 d5 7. cxd5 exd5 8.
e3 Be7 9. Rc1 O-O 10. Bd3 Re8 11. O-O Ba6 12. Ne2 Bxd3 13. Qxd3 Nc6 14. Rfd1
Rc8 15. a3 Na5 16. Nd2 Qd6 17. Qb5 Ng4 18. h3 Nf6 19. dxc5 Rxc5 20. Rxc5
Qxc5 21. Nd4 Qxb5 22. Nxb5 Ne4 23. Nd4 Bf6 24. Nxe4 dxe4 25. Rb1 a6 26. g4
g6 27. Ne2 Kg7 28. Kg2 Nxb3 29. Bxf6+ Kxf6 30. Rxb3 1-0

Tony Maneclang(1623) - David Kernell(1819)   Memphis Candidates 2006   January 20, 2006 
Budapest defense declined

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e5 3. d5 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Bxd2+ 5. Nxd2 d6 6. e4 Nbd7 7. f3 Nh5
8. g3 O-O 9. Ne2 Nc5 10. Nc3 Qg5 11. Qe2 a5 12. O-O-O f5 13. Kb1 fxe4 14.
Ncxe4 Qg6 15. Bg2 Nf6 16. Ka1 Nfxe4 17. Nxe4 Nxe4 18. Qxe4 Qxe4 19. fxe4 Rf2
20. Rhg1 h5 21. Rdf1 Rxg2 22. Rxg2 Bh3 23. Rgf2 Bxf1 24. Rxf1 h4 25. Kb1 Rf8
26. Rxf8+ Kxf8 27. Kc2 Kf7 28. Kd2 Kg6 29. Ke3 hxg3 30. hxg3 Kg5 31. Kf3 a4
32. b4 a3 33. b5 b6 34. Kg2 Kg4 35. Kf2 g6 36. Kg2 g5 37. Kf2 Kh3 0-1

Charles Herbers(1976) - David Kernell(1819)   Memphis Candidates 2006  February 07, 2006 
B11: Caro-Kann: Two Knights Variation

1. e4 c6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Nf3 Bg4 4. d4 e6 5. Be2 Nf6 6. e5 Nfd7 7. O-O Bxf3 8.
Bxf3 c5 9. dxc5 Nxe5 10. Re1 Nxf3+ 11. Qxf3 Be7 12. Bf4 O-O 13. Nxd5 exd5
14. Rxe7 Qxe7 15. Bd6 Qe4 16. Qxe4 dxe4 17. Bxf8 Kxf8 18. b4 Na6 19. a3 Rd8
20. Kf1 Rd2 21. Ke1 e3 22. Rd1 Rxd1+ 23. Kxd1 exf2 24. Ke2 Ke7 25. Kxf2 Ke6
26. Ke3 Kd5 27. Kd3 f5 28. c4+ Ke5 29. g3 g5 30. Ke3 f4+ 31. gxf4+ gxf4+ 32.
Kf3 Kf5 33. h3 h6 34. h4 h5 35. c6 bxc6 36. c5 Ke5 0-1

John Bunch(1831) - David Kernell(1867)  City Championship 2006  February 16, 2006 
B17: Caro-Kann: Steinitz variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Ng5 Ngf6 6. Bd3 e6 7. N1f3 Bd6
8. Qe2 h6 9. Ne4 Nxe4 10. Qxe4 Nf6 11. Qe2 c5 12. dxc5 Bxc5 13. O-O O-O 14.
c3 b6 15. b4 Bd6 16. Bb2 Bb7 17. Ba6 Bxa6 18. Qxa6 Qc7 19. h3 Rfc8 20. a3
Qc4 21. Qxc4 Rxc4 22. Rfd1 Ne4 23. Nd2 Nxd2 24. Rxd2 Bc7 25. Rad1 Kf8 26.
Rd4 b5 27. Rxc4 bxc4 28. a4 Rd8 29. Rxd8+ Bxd8 30. Bc1 Bf6 31. Bd2 Ke7 32.
Kf1 Kd6 33. Ke2 Kd5 34. f3 h5 35. Be1 a6 36. a5 Kc6 37. Kd2 Bg5+ 38. Kc2 Be3
39. Bd2 Bf2 40. Kd1 Ba7 41. Ke2 f5 42. f4 Bb8 43. Kf3 e5 44. Be3 g6 45. g3
Bd6 46. Bb6 Kd5 47. Ke3 h4 48. fxe5 Bxe5 49. gxh4 Bxc3 50. Bc5 Be1 51. h5
gxh5 0-1

David Kernell(1867) - Jonathan Wade(1691)  City Championship 2006  February 22, 2006 
E11: Bogo-Indian defense, Nimzovich variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 Qe7 5. Bxb4 Qxb4+ 6. Qd2 Qxd2+ 7. Kxd2
Ne4+ 8. Ke3 f5 9. g3 b6 10. Bg2 Bb7 11. Nfd2 Nd6 12. d5 exd5 13. cxd5 Kf7
14. Nc3 Re8+ 15. Kf4 a5 16. g4 fxg4 17. e4 Kg8 18. Kxg4 Nf7 19. Nb5 Na6 20.
Nc4 Ne5+ 21. Nxe5 Rxe5 22. f4 Re7 23. Rhe1 d6 24. e5 dxe5 25. fxe5 Nc5 26.
d6 cxd6 27. Bxb7 Nxb7 28. exd6 Rd7 29. Rad1 Rad8 30. Re7 Kf8 31. Rxd7 Rxd7
32. Kf5 Rf7+ 33. Ke5 Ke8 34. Rd2 Kd7 35. a3 g6 36. Rd5 Rf5+ 37. Kd4 Rf4+ 38.
Ke3 Rf6 39. h4 Kc6 40. Re5 Nxd6 41. Nxd6 Kxd6 42. Rb5 Kc6 43. a4 h6 44. b4
axb4 45. Rxb4 g5 46. hxg5 hxg5 47. Rb5 Rg6 48. Kf3 g4+ 49. Kg3 1/2-1/2

David Kernell(1867) - Gary Pylant(1856)  City Championship 2006  March 17, 2006 
D07: Queen's pawn game, Chigorin variation

1. Nf3 Nc6 2. d4 d5 3. c4 Bg4 4. cxd5 Bxf3 5. dxc6 Bxc6 6. Nc3 e6 7. Bf4 Bb4
8. Qb3 Bxc3+ 9. bxc3 Nf6 10. f3 O-O 11. e4 Qd7 12. Bd3 b5 13. O-O a5 14. a3
Rab8 15. Rfb1 Rb7 16. Be3 Rfb8 17. Bf2 h6 18. Qd1 Qe8 19. Qe1 Qd7 20. Rb3 a4
21. Rb4 Qe8 22. Rab1 Nd7 23. Qe2 Nf6 24. R1b2 Qd7 25. Qf1 Qe7 26. Qb1 Bd7
27. Bc2 g5 28. Bxa4 Ra8 29. Bxb5 Bxb5 30. Rxb5 Rxb5 31. Rxb5 Qxa3 32. Rc5
Qa1 33. Qf1 Qb2 34. Be1 Ra1 35. Qf2 Qb1 36. Kf1 Ra2 37. Qe3 Qc2 38. Bf2 Ra1+
39. Be1 Ra2 40. Bf2 Ra1+ 41. Be1 Ra2 42. Qd2 Qb1 1/2-1/2

David Kernell(1867) - Tony Maneclang(1615)   City Championship 2006  March 24, 2006 
D37: Queen's Gambit Declined: 5 Bf4

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. a3 d5 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. Nf3 Be7 6. Bg5 c5 7. cxd5 exd5 8.
e3 O-O 9. Bd3 Re8 10. O-O a6 11. Bc2 Qc7 12. dxc5 Qxc5 13. Rc1 Qa5 14. Qd4
Nf8 15. b4 Qxa3 16. Ra1 Qxb4 17. Qxb4 Bxb4 18. Bxf6 gxf6 19. Nxd5 Be7 20.
Nc7 Bd7 21. Be4 Rab8 22. Nxe8 Bxe8 23. Rfb1 f5 24. Rxb7 Rxb7 25. Bxb7 Ne6
26. Nd4 Bf6 27. Rxa6 Bd7 28. Nxe6 fxe6 29. Rd6 Bb5 30. Rxe6 Kg7 31. Rb6 Be8
32. Bd5 h5 33. g3 Bc3 34. h4 Ba5 35. Rb7+ Kf6 36. Kg2 Bg6 37. Rb5 Bc7 38.
Kf3 Be5 39. Bc4 Bc7 40. Rc5 Be5 41. Rxe5 Kxe5 42. Bg8 Be8 43. Bh7 Bf7 44. e4
fxe4+ 45. Bxe4 Be8 46. Ke3 Bf7 47. f4+ 1-0

Andrew Bussom(1357) - David Kernell(1874)  Jack Smith Memorial 2   March 25, 2006 
B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. dxc5 Nc6 5. Bb5 e6 6. Qg4 h5 7. Qf4 Bxc5 8.
Nf3 Qb6 9. Bxc6+ bxc6 10. O-O Ba6 11. Ng5 Nh6 12. Re1 Qb4 13. Qxb4 Bxb4 14.
c3 Be7 15. h4 Rb8 16. b3 Ng4 17. Ba3 Bd3 18. Bxe7 Kxe7 19. Nd2 Bf5 20. c4 d4
21. Rac1 c5 22. Nf1 f6 23. Nf3 Rhd8 24. Ng3 Bg6 25. Nf1 Rb6 26. N1d2 Ra6 27.
Ra1 fxe5 28. Nxe5 Kf6 29. Ndf3 Nxe5 30. Rxe5 d3 31. Rxc5 d2 32. Rd1 Rad6 33.
Ne5 Bc2 34. Ra1 d1=Q+ 35. Rxd1 Rxd1+ 36. Kh2 Re1 37. Nf3 Re2 38. Rxh5 Bf5
39. Ng5 Rxf2 40. a3 Rdd2  0-1

David Kernell(1867) - Sam O'Bar(1810)   City Championship 2006  April 16, 2006 
E90: King Indian: Classical: Early deviations and 6 h3

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bh4 Bg4 8.
Be2 c6 9. O-O Nbd7 10. Qd2 Bxf3 11. Bxf3 c5 12. Rad1 cxd4 13. Qxd4 Nb6 14.
b3 Nfd5 15. exd5 Bxd4 16. Rxd4 f5 17. Bg3 Qe8 18. Re1 Qf7 19. Nb5 Rfc8 20.
Rh4 Qg7 21. Nd4 Kf7 22. Ne6 Qc3 23. Kf1 Rh8 24. c5 g5 25. Bh5+ Kf6 26. cxb6
Qxe1+ 27. Kxe1 gxh4 28. Bxh4+ Ke5 29. Bg3+ Kxd5 30. Nc7+ Kc6 31. Nxa8 Rxa8
32. Bg6 axb6 33. Bxf5 Rxa2 34. Bf4 Rb2 35. Bxh6 Rxb3 36. h4 Rb4 37. h5 e6
38. Bg6 Rg4 39. Be3 1-0

Greg Turner(1853) - David Kernell(1874)  Jack Smith Memorial 2   March 25, 2006 
B13: Caro-Kann: Exchange Variation and Panov-Botvinnik Attack

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. Bb5 Qb6 6. Bxc6+ bxc6 7. O-O
Nf6 8. c3 Bg4 9. Nbd2 e6 10. Qb3 Nd7 11. Qxb6 axb6 12. b3 Bxf3 13. Nxf3 Ba3
14. Bxa3 Rxa3 15. Ne1 Ke7 16. Nc2 Ra7 17. a4 Rha8 18. Ra2 b5 19. Rfa1 bxa4
20. bxa4 Ra5 21. Nb4 Kd6 22. Nd3 c5 23. f4 c4 24. Ne5 f6 25. Nxd7 Kxd7 26.
Kf2 Rb8 27. Ke2 Rb3 28. Kd2 Kc6 29. Kc2 Kb6 30. Rb1 Rxb1 31. Kxb1 Ra7 32.
Rb2+ Kc6 33. Rb4 Rb7 34. Rxb7 Kxb7 35. Kb2 Ka6 36. Ka3 Ka5 37. g4 g5 38.
fxg5 fxg5 39. h3 h6 40. Kb2 Kxa4 41. Ka2 Ka5 42. Ka3 Kb5 43. Kb2 Kc6 44. Ka3
Kd6 45. Kb4 e5 46. dxe5+ Kxe5 47. Kc5 Ke4 48. Kb4 Kd3 49. Kc5 Kxc3 50. Kxd5 0-1


David Kernell(1923) - Carlos Harbert(1934)   46th Mid-South Open,  November 26, 2006
A11: English Opening

1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 c6 3. g3 dxc4 4. Na3 Be6 5. Qc2 g6 6. Ng5 Qd5 7. Nxe6 Qxe6
8. Qxc4 Qxc4 9. Nxc4 Nd7 10. Bg2 Nb6 11. Na5 O-O-O 12. b4 Bg7 13. Rb1 a6 14.
O-O Nf6 15. d3 Nfd5 16. Bd2 Kb8 17. Rfc1 e6 18. Nb3 Na4 19. d4 Nc7 20. Bf4
Rd7 21. e3 Ka7 22. Nc5 Nxc5 23. bxc5 Nd5 24. Bd6 Ne7 25. g4 Bf6 26. Rc3 h5
27. gxh5 Rxh5 28. Ra3 Nf5 29. Bxc6 Rg5+ 30. Kf1 Nxd6 31. Bxd7 Nc4 32. Rd3
Rd5 33. c6 Bd8 34. Rxb7+ Ka8 35. c7 1-0

Carlos Harbert(1833) - David Kernell(1874)   City Championship 2006  March 31, 2006 
D03: Torre attack (Tartakower variation)

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Bg5 Ne4 4. Bf4 c5 5. c3 cxd4 6. cxd4 Nc6 7. Nbd2 Qb6
8. Nb3 e5 9. Bd2 Nxd2 10. Nfxd2 Nxd4 11. Nxd4 Qxd4 12. Qb3 Bb4 13. Rd1 O-O
14. a3 Ba5 15. Qb5 Qb6 16. e3 Be6 17. b4 Qxb5 18. Bxb5 Bb6 19. Nf3 f6 20.
Ba4 a5 21. Bb3 axb4 22. axb4 Ra3 23. Bxd5 Bxd5 24. Rxd5 Rb3 25. Ke2 Rxb4 26.
Rc1 Rb2+ 27. Nd2 Ra8 28. Rd7 Ba5 29. Ra1 Ra6 30. Rb1 Rxb1 31. Nxb1 Rb6 32.
Na3 Rb2+ 33. Kf1 b6 34. Nc4 Rc2 35. Nd6 g6 36. Rb7 Rc6 37. Nb5 e4 38. f3
exf3 39. gxf3 Rc2 40. Kg1 Bd2 41. e4 Be3+ 42. Kh1 Rf2 43. Nc3 Rxf3 44. Nd5
Bc5 45. Nxb6 Bxb6 46. Rxb6 Kg7 47. Rb7+ Kh6 48. Kg2 Rf4 49. Re7 Rh4 1/2-1/2


David Kernell(1898) - Allan Bogle(1721)    47th Mid-South Open, November 17, 2007
A30: English: symmetrical, hedgehog system

1. Nf3 e6 2. c4 c5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. g3 b6 5. Bg2 Bb7 6. O-O Be7 7. e3 O-O 8. d4
cxd4 9. exd4 Qc8 10. Re1 d5 11. Bg5 dxc4 12. Rc1 h6 13. Bxf6 Bxf6 14. Ne4
Bxe4 15. Rxe4 Nd7 16. Ne5 b5 17. Qh5 Rb8 18. Rg4 Bxe5 19. dxe5 f5 20. Rd4
Nxe5 21. Re1 Nd3 22. Rxe6 Rb6 23. Re7 Nb4 24. Rdd7 Rff6 25. Re8+ Qxe8 26.
Qxe8+ Kh7 27. Qe7 1-0

Jeff Kovalic(1820) - David Kernell(1898)    47th Mid-South Open, November 18, 2007
B12: Caro-Kann: Advance Variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. dxc5 Nc6 5. Bb5 e6 6. Be3 Ne7 7. Nf3 Nf5 8.
Qd3 Bd7 9. Bxc6 Bxc6 10. O-O Qa5 11. Qc3 Qxc3 12. Nxc3 Nxe3 13. fxe3 Bxc5
14. Nd4 Ke7 15. Rf4 f6 16. exf6+ gxf6 17. Nxc6+ bxc6 18. Kf2 Rab8 19. Na4
Bd6 20. Rh4 Be5 21. Rb1 f5 22. g3 Bf6 23. Rf4 h5 24. b3 h4 25. Rg1 hxg3+ 26.
hxg3 Kd6 27. Ke2 Rh2+ 28. Rf2 Rxf2+ 29. Kxf2 Rg8 30. Kf3 Rg4 31. Rg2 Be5 32.
Rg1 c5 33. Rg2 Kc6 34. Rg1 Bg7 35. Rh1 d4 36. Rh4 dxe3 37. Rxg4 fxg4+ 38.
Kxe3 Be5 39. c4 Bxg3 40. Nc3 Be5 41. Ne4 g3 42. Kf3 Kb6 43. Nxg3 Bxg3 44.
Kxg3 Ka5 45. a3 Kb6 46. Kf4 Kc6 47. Ke5 Kd7 48. b4 cxb4 49. axb4 a6 50. c5
Kc6 51. Kd4 Kb5 52. Ke5 Kc6 53. Kxe6 a5 54. bxa5 Kxc5 55. Kd7 Kb5 1/2-1/2

David Kernell(1898) - Jeff Baudendistel(1555)   47th Mid-South Open, November 17, 2007
A46: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 e6: Torre, London and Colle Systems

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. d4 e6 3. Nbd2 c5 4. c3 d5 5. Ne5 Nbd7 6. Ndf3 Ne4 7. e3 Bd6 8.
Qc2 O-O 9. Bd3 f5 10. O-O Qc7 11. Nxd7 Bxd7 12. b3 Rf6 13. Ba3 b6 14. Rac1
Raf8 15. Rfd1 Rh6 16. g3 Rff6 17. dxc5 bxc5 18. c4 Rfg6 19. Bf1 f4 20. exf4
Bxf4 21. cxd5 exd5 22. Rxd5 Bxc1 23. Bxc1 Nf6 24. Rxc5 Qb7 25. Bxh6 Rxh6 26.
Qc4+ Kf8 27. Ne5 Bf5 28. Bg2 Qe7 29. Rc7 Be6 30. Qc6 Qe8 31. Qd6+ Kg8 32.
Re7 1-0

Aaron Smith(1665) - David Kernell(1898)  47th Mid-South Open, November 17, 2007
A48: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 g6: Torre, London and Colle Systems

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c5 3. c3 g6 4. e3 b6 5. Nbd2 Bb7 6. Bd3 Bg7 7. Qc2 d6 8. h3
O-O 9. O-O Nc6 10. Ne4 Rc8 11. Nxf6+ Bxf6 12. d5 Na5 13. e4 a6 14. Bh6 Re8
15. c4 Rb8 16. Rab1 Bc8 17. Rfe1 Qc7 18. Re3 b5 19. b3 bxc4 20. bxc4 Rxb1+
21. Qxb1 Bd7 22. Qe1 e5 23. Nh2 Rb8 24. Ng4 Bxg4 25. hxg4 Rb4 26. Qc1 Qd7
27. Rh3 Qa4 28. Bd2 Qxa2 29. Bxb4 cxb4 30. c5 Nb3 31. Qc4 dxc5 32. Bc2 Qa1+
33. Kh2 Nd2 34. Qe2 Nf1+ 35. Kg1 Ng3+ 36. Qd1 Qxd1+ 37. Bxd1 Nxe4 38. Rd3 c4
39. Re3 Nc5 40. Kf1 a5 41. Ke1 a4 42. Bxa4 Nxa4 43. Re4 Nb6 44. d6 Kf8 45.
Kd2 Ke8 46. f4 Kd7 47. fxe5 Bg5+ 48. Kc2 Ke6 49. g3 Bh6 50. Re1 Bg7 51. Ra1
b3+ 52. Kc1 b2+ 53. Kxb2 Bxe5+ 54. Ka2 Bxa1 55. Kxa1 Kxd6  0-1

Pat Coleman(1458) - David Kernell(1897)  Friday Night Fun #15  September 07, 2007
A47: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 b6: Torre, London and Colle Systems

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c5 3. e3 b6 4. c3 Bb7 5. Bd3 d6 6. Nbd2 Nbd7 7. Qa4 Qc7 8.
e4 a6 9. O-O b5 10. Qd1 e5 11. d5 Be7 12. Nh4 Nxe4 13. Qg4 Nxd2 14. Bxd2
Bxd5 15. Nf5 Nf6 16. Nxg7+ Kd8 17. Qh3 Rg8 18. Qh6 Ne8 19. Bxh7 Rxg7 20. f3
Qb7 21. Kh1 e4 22. Bxe4 Bxe4 23. fxe4 Qxe4 24. Qh3 Bh4 25. Rf4 Qd5 26. Qxh4+
Kd7 27. Qh3+ Kc6 28. Qf3 Nc7 29. Rf1 Re8 30. h3 a5 31. Qxd5+ Nxd5 32. Rxf7
Rxf7 33. Rxf7 Re2 34. h4 Rxd2 35. h5 Re2 36. h6 Re6 37. h7 Rh6+ 38. Kg1 Nc7
39. g4 Ne6 40. Kf2 Ng5 41. Re7 Rxh7 42. Rxh7 Nxh7 0-1

Ronnie Barnes(1600) - David Kernell(1893)  James Wright Memorial 4  August 11, 2007
D40: Queen's Gambit Declined: Semi-Tarrasch with 5 e3

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. c4 c5 4. e3 cxd4 5. exd4 d5 6. Nc3 Be7 7. Bd3 O-O 8.
O-O dxc4 9. Bxc4 Nbd7 10. a3 Nb6 11. Ba2 Nbd5 12. Ne5 Bd7 13. Re1 Rc8 14.
Qd3 Bc6 15. Bd2 Qb6 16. Nxd5 Bxd5 17. Bxd5 exd5 18. Nd7 Nxd7 19. Rxe7 Nf6
20. Bb4 Rfe8 21. Rae1 Rxe7 22. Rxe7 Rc1+ 23. Re1 Rxe1+ 24. Bxe1 Qxb2 25. Qg3
Qe2 26. Qc3 h6 27. f3 Qc4 28. Qe3 b6 29. h4 a5 30. Bf2 b5 31. Kh2 b4 32.
axb4 axb4 33. Qe5 b3 34. Qb8+ Kh7 35. Be3 0-1

David Kernell(1893) - Aaron Smith(1663)   James Wright Memorial 4  August 11, 2007
D96: Grünfeld: Russian System (5 Qb3): sidelines

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 g6 5. Bg5 Bg7 6. cxd5 cxd5 7. Qb3 O-O 8.
Bxf6 exf6 9. Qxd5 f5 10. e3 Nc6 11. Qb3 Re8 12. Be2 Na5 13. Qc2 Be6 14. O-O
Rc8 15. Rfd1 Bd5 16. Nd2 Qg5 17. Bf3 Bxf3 18. Nxf3 Qd8 19. Rac1 a6 20. b3 b5
21. Qd2 Nc6 22. d5 Nb4 23. a3 Bxc3 24. Rxc3 Rxc3 25. Qxc3 Nxd5 26. Qc5 Qf6
27. Qxd5 Rc8 28. g3 Rc6 29. Qd8+ Kg7 30. Kg2 Kh6 31. Qxf6 Rxf6 32. Rd7 Kh5
33. Ne5 h6 34. h4 b4 35. f3 bxa3 36. Kh3 1-0

David Kernell(1893) - Jeff Kovalic(1726)  James Wright Memorial 4  August 11, 2007
D27: Queen's Gambit Accepted: Classical main line

1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Bxc4 a6 6. O-O c5 7. a4 cxd4 8.
exd4 Be7 9. Nc3 O-O 10. Re1 Qc7 11. Qe2 Bb4 12. Bg5 Nbd7 13. Rac1 h6 14. Bh4
Qa5 15. Ne5 Bxc3 16. Rxc3 Qxa4 17. Rg3 b5 18. Qf3 Nxe5 19. dxe5 Qxc4 20.
Bxf6 g6 21. Qxa8 Qb4 22. Qe4 Qxe4 23. Rxe4 Bb7 24. Rh4 Rc8 25. h3 Kh7 26.
Rgg4 Rc2 27. Rxh6+ 1-0

David Kernell(1920) - Richard Whedbee(1691)   Mid-Summer Open 4 July 21, 2007 round 3
D07: Queen Gambit: Chigorin Defence

1. d4 d5 2. c4 Nc6 3. cxd5 Qxd5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Nc3 Bb4 6. e4 Qxe4+ 7. Be2
Bxc3+ 8. bxc3 Nf6 9. O-O Qd5 10. c4 Qd7 11. Ba3 Ne7 12. Ne5 Qd8 13. Qa4+ c6
14. Qb4 a5 15. Qc3 O-O 16. Bf3 Ra6 17. Rab1 Re8 18. Rfe1 Nf5 19. Red1 Qc7
20. g4 Nd6 21. g5 Nd7 22. Be2 Nxe5 23. Bxd6 Qxd6 24. dxe5 Qe7 25. h4 c5 26.
Qg3 g6 27. h5 Kh8 28. Rb3 Rg8 29. h6 Rd8 30. Rxd8+ Qxd8 31. Qf4 a4 32. Ra3 1-0

Aaron Smith(1659) - David Kernell(1920)  Mid-Summer Open 4 July 21, 2007 round 4
B14: Caro-Kann: Panov-Botvinnik Attack with 5...e6 and 5...g6

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. a3 c5 4. e3 cxd4 5. exd4 d5 6. Nc3 Be7 7. Nf3 O-O 8.
Be2 b6 9. h3 Ba6 10. b3 Nbd7 11. O-O Rc8 12. Nb5 dxc4 13. bxc4 Bxb5 14. cxb5
Nd5 15. Bd2 Nc3 16. Bxc3 Rxc3 17. a4 Nf6 18. Ne5 Nd5 19. Nc6 Qd7 20. Nxe7+
Qxe7 21. Qd2 Rfc8 22. Rfc1 Qc7 23. Rd1 Kf8 24. g3 Rc2 25. Qd3 g6 26. Bf3 Qc3
27. Bxd5 Qxd3 28. Rxd3 exd5 29. Kg2 Rb2 30. a5 Rxb5 31. axb6 axb6 32. Ra7
Re8 33. Rf3 Re7 34. Ra8+ Kg7 35. Rb8 Rd7 36. Rc3 Rb4 37. Rd3 h5 38. h4 Kf6
39. Rf3+ Ke6 40. Re8+ Re7 41. Re3+ Kd6 42. R3xe7 Rxd4 43. Rxf7 b5 44. Rf6+
Kc5 45. Rxg6 b4 46. Rc8+ Kb5 47. Re6 Rc4 48. Rb8+ Ka4 49. Re3 Rc3 50. Re2 b3
51. Ra8+ Kb4 52. Rb2 d4 53. Kf1 d3 54. Ke1 1-0

David Kernell(1940) - Terry Jaeger(1485)  Friday Night Fun #7 July 13, 2007
E81: King Indian: Saemisch: 6th move deviations (including 6 Be3 c6)

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 O-O 6. Be3 c5 7. d5 Nbd7 8.
Nge2 Re8 9. Qd2 Nb6 10. b3 a5 11. a4 Ra6 12. h4 Na8 13. Rd1 Qb6 14. Nb5 Nc7
15. g4 Nxb5 16. cxb5 Ra8 17. Ng3 Qc7 18. Bh6 Nd7 19. Bxg7 Kxg7 20. h5 Ne5
21. Be2 f6 22. hxg6 hxg6 23. Qh6+ 1-0

Jonathan Wade(1769) - David Kernell(1940)  Friday Night Fun #7 July 13, 2007
B41: Sicilian: Kan Variation: 5 c4

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. Nc3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 a6 6. e4 Qc7 7. Be3 b6 8.
f3 Bb7 9. Be2 Bd6 10. Qd2 Nc6 11. Ndb5 axb5 12. Nxb5 Qb8 13. Qxd6 Ba6 14.
Qxb8+ Rxb8 15. Nc7+ Kd8 16. Nxa6 Ra8 17. Bxb6+ Kc8 18. c5 Nd4 19. Nb4 Ra4
20. a3 Kb7 21. Kf2 d6 22. Bd1 Raa8 23. a4 Rhc8 24. e5 dxc5 25. Bxc5 Rxc5 26.
exf6 gxf6 27. Be2 Rac8 28. Ba6+ 1-0

David Kernell(1923) - Charlie Durham(1940)   John Hurt Memorial 4    June 23, 2007
E18: 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

David Kernell(1923) - Charles Herbers(1983)  John Hurt Memorial 4    June 23, 2007
D06: 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

David Kernell(1923) - Tony Maneclang(1625)  John Hurt Memorial 4    June 23, 2007
D38: 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

Ronnie Barnes(1600) - David Kernell(1923)  John Hurt Memorial 4    June 23, 2007
A08: Nimzovich-Larsen attack: Indian variation

1. b3 Nf6 2. Bb2 d5 3. Nf3 c5 4. g3 Nc6 5. Bg2 Qc7 6. O-O e5 7. c4 d4 8. d3
Be7 9. Nbd2 O-O 10. h4 h6 11. Ne4 Nxe4 12. dxe4 Bd8 13. Ba3 Qe7 14. Qd2 Ba5
15. Qd3 Bc3 16. Rac1 Nb4 17. Bxb4 cxb4 18. Ne1 a5 19. Qc2 Bd7 20. Nd3 a4 21.
f4 f6 22. Rf2 axb3 23. axb3 Ra5 24. fxe5 fxe5 25. Rxf8+ Qxf8 26. Rf1 Qa8 27.
Nc1 Kh7 0-1

Edgar Davison(1814) - David Kernell(1907)  Candidates Warmup #2, December 14, 2007
A47: 1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 b6: Torre, London and Colle Systems

1. d4 Nf6 2. e3 c5 3. c3 b6 4. Nf3 Bb7 5. Bd3 d6 6. Nbd2 Nbd7 7. e4 e6 8.
Qe2 Qc7 9. O-O Be7 10. Re1 Rc8 11. e5 Nd5 12. exd6 Bxd6 13. Nc4 Nf4 14.
Nxd6+ Qxd6 15. Bxf4 Qxf4 16. Be4 Bxe4 17. Qxe4 Qxe4 18. Rxe4 Nf6 19. Re5 Ke7
20. dxc5 Rxc5 21. Rxc5 bxc5 22. Rd1 Rb8 23. b3 c4 24. Nd4 Kd7 25. bxc4 a6
26. Nb3+ Kc6 27. f3 Nd7 28. Rb1 Rb6 29. Kf2 Ne5 30. Ke3 Nxc4+ 31. Kd4 Nd6
32. Na5+ Kc7 33. Rxb6 Kxb6 34. Nc4+ Nxc4 35. Kxc4 Kc6 36. Kb4 e5 37. g4 f6
38. Ka5 g6 39. Kb4 Kd5 40. Ka5 f5 41. gxf5 gxf5 42. Kxa6 Kc6 43. Ka5 e4 44.
fxe4 fxe4 0-1

David Kernell(1891) - Charles Niggel(1709)   Mid-South Open, November 26, 2011  round 2
A85: Dutch

1. d4 f5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. Nc3 d6 6. Bxf6 Bxf6 7. e4 fxe4 8.
Nxe4 O-O 9. Bd3 Nc6 10. Qd2 e5 11. d5 Nd4 12. Neg5 Nxf3+ 13. Nxf3 Qe8 14.
Qc2 Qh5 15. h3 Be7 16. Be4 Bf5 17. Bxf5 Qxf5 18. Qxf5 Rxf5 19. Nd2 Raf8 20.
f3 Bh4+ 21. Ke2 h5 22. Ne4 Be7 23. b4 h4 24. Rhd1 b6 25. a4 Rb8 26. Rdb1 a6
27. a5 b5 28. cxb5 Rxb5 29. Nc3 Rb7 30. b5 axb5 31. Rxb5 Ra7 32. a6 Rf8 33.
Rb7 Rfa8 34. Rxa7 Rxa7 35. Nb5 Ra8 36. Nxc7 Ra7 37. Nb5 Ra8 38. a7 Bd8 39.
Nxd6 Bb6 40. Nb5 Kf8 41. Kd3 Ke7 42. Ke4 Kf6 43. Ra6 1-0

Forrest White(1239) - David Kernell(1891)  Mid-South Open, November 26, 2011  round 1
A45: Queen pawn game

1. d4 Nf6 2. d5 c6 3. Nc3 cxd5 4. Nxd5 Qa5+ 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Nf3 e5 7. e3 Bb4 8.
Bd2 O-O 9. h4 d5 10. h5 d4 11. exd4 exd4 12. Nxd4 Nxd4 13. Bd3 Re8+ 14. Ne2 Ne4
15. Nxd4 Nc3+ 16. Ne2 Nxd1 17. Bxh7+ Kxh7 18. Bxb4 Qxb4+ 19. c3 Qc4 20. Kxd1
Qxe2+ 21. Kc1 Bf5 22. g4 Qc2# 0-1

David Kernell(1891) - Charles Herbers(1972) Mid-South Open, November 27, 2011  round 5
B00:Nimzovich defense

1. d4 Nc6 2. e4 e5 3. dxe5 Nxe5 4. f4 Nc6 5. Nf3 Bc5 6. Nc3 Nf6 7. e5 Ng4 8.
Ne4 Qe7 9. Bc4 O-O 10. Nfg5 d6 11. Nxc5 dxc5 12. Qd3 g6 13. Qd5 Nb4 14. Qd1
Bf5 15. O-O Nxc2 16. h3 Nge3 17. Bxe3 Nxe3 18. Qb3 Nxf1 19. Rxf1 h6 20. g4
hxg5 21. gxf5 gxf5 22. Qd3 b5 23. Bxb5 c4 24. Bxc4 Qc5+ 25. Kh2 Rad8 26.
Qxf5 Rd2+ 27. Kg3 Qe3+ 28. Kg4 Rg2+ 29. Kh5 gxf4 30. Rxf4 Rg7 31. Rf3 Qg1
32. Kh6 Qc1+ 33. Rf4 Qe3 34. Bxf7+ Kh8 35. Qf6 Qxh3+ 36. Bh5 Rxf6+ 37. exf6
Rh7+ 0-1

Graham Horobetz(2110) - David Kernell(1891)  Mid-South Open, November 27, 2011  round 4
B17: Caro-Kann: Steinitz variation

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Ng5 e6 6. Bd3 Ngf6 7. N1f3 Bd6
8. Qe2 h6 9. Ne4 Nxe4 10. Qxe4 c5 11. Qg4 Qf6 12. Bd2 cxd4 13. Qxd4 Qxd4 14.
Nxd4 Nc5 15. Bb5+ Bd7 16. O-O Be5 17. Be3 O-O 18. Bxd7 Nxd7 19. Rad1 Rfd8
20. c4 a6 21. b3 Nf6 22. Ne2 Ng4 23. h3 Nxe3 24. fxe3 Kf8 25. Kf2 Ke7 26.
Nc1 Rxd1 27. Rxd1 Rc8 28. Nd3 Bd6 29. Rc1 Ba3 30. Rc2 Kd6 31. b4 a5 32. bxa5
Ra8 33. c5+ Kc7 34. Ne5 f6 35. Nc4 Bxc5 36. Ke2 Kc6 37. a4 Rd8 38. a6 bxa6
39. Na5+ Kb6 40. Rxc5 Kxc5 41. Nb7+ Kb4 42. Nxd8 e5 43. Kd3 Kxa4 44. Kc4 a5
45. Nc6 h5 46. h4 e4 47. g3 g5 48. Kc5 Kb3 49. Nxa5+ Kc3 50. Kd5 Kd3 51. Nc4
Ke2 52. Kxe4 Kf2 53. Kf5 Kxg3 54. hxg5 fxg5 55. e4 h4 56. Ne5 h3 57. Ng4 1-0

Bansal-Kernell  Mid-South Open  November 23, 2012, round 1
E13: Queen Indian/Nimzo-Indian hybrid: 4 Nc3 Bb7 5 Bg5 h6 6 Bh4 Bb4

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 O-O 5. Nf3 d6 6. Bg5 Nbd7 7. e3 b6 8. Bd3
Bb7 9. O-O h6 10. Bh4 Bxc3 11. Qxc3 Qe8 12. Nd2 e5 13. d5 g5 14. Bg3 Nh5 15. e4
a5 16. Be2 Nxg3 17. fxg3 Nc5 18. b3 Bc8 19. Qc2 f6 20. a3 Qg6 21. b4 Nb7 22.
Rab1 f5 23. Bd3 f4 24. gxf4 gxf4 25. Nf3 Nd8 26. Rf2 Nf7 27. Kf1 Ng5 28. Be2
Nxf3 29. Bxf3 axb4 30. axb4 Ra3 31. Rb3 Ra4 32. Rb2 Bd7 33. b5 Rfa8 34. Re2 Qf6
35. h3 Qh4 36. Rd2 Qg3 37. Kg1 Bxh3 38. Kf1 Qxf3+ 39. Ke1 Qe3+ 40. Kd1 Qg1+ 41.
Ke2 Bg4+ 42. Kd3 Qd4# 0-1

Kernell-Sichel Mike Barton Memorial 2  August 18, 2012, round 2
A80: Dutch Defence: Unusual White second moves

1. d4 f5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bg5 e6 4. Nbd2 Be7 5. c3 b6 6. Qc2 Bb7 7. Bxf6 Bxf6 8.
e4 fxe4 9. Nxe4 O-O 10. Bd3 Be7 11. h4 c5 12. Neg5 h6 13. Bh7+ Kh8 14. Bg8 Rf5
15. Nf7+ Kxg8 16. Nxd8 Bxd8 17. O-O-O Bf6 18. dxc5 Rxc5 19. Qg6 Na6 20. Rxd7
Bd5 21. Ng5 1-0

Satheesh-Kernell  Mike Barton Memorial 2  August 18, 2012, round 1
A47: Queen's pawn: Yusupov-Rubinstein system

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. e3 b6 4. Bd3 Bb7 5. O-O Be7 6. Nbd2 c5 7. c3 O-O 8.
Qc2 Nc6 9. Ng5 g6 10. Nde4 Rc8 11. Ng3 cxd4 12. exd4 Nxd4 13. Qd1 Nc6 14.
Re1 Qc7 15. Nf3 Rfe8 16. Ne4 Nxe4 17. Bxe4 Rcd8 18. Ng5 f5 19. Bd3 Ne5 20.
Bc2 Ng4 21. g3 Qc6 22. Kf1 Qg2+ 23. Ke2 Ba6+ 24. Bd3 Qxf2# 0-1

Kernell-Horobetz   Mike Barton Memorial 2  August 18, 2012, round 3
B35: Sicilian: accelerated fianchetto, modern variation with Bc4

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Bg7 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. Be3 Nf6 7. Bc4 O-O
8. g4 Nxg4 9. Nxc6 dxc6 10. Bc5 Qc7 11. Qe2 b6 12. Ba3 a5 13. O-O-O b5 14.
Bxb5 cxb5 15. Nd5 Qc4 16. Nxe7+ Kh8 17. Qf3 Qxa2 18. Nxc8 Bh6+ 0-1

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