Selected Games of Mike Barton

Barton-Patterson  Mid-South Amateur  November 23, 1979 round 1
Colle System

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. e3 Nc6 4. c3 d5 5. Bd3 Be7 6. Nbd2 O-O 7. O-O Re8 8.
a3 Bd6 9. e4 dxe4 10. Nxe4 Nxe4 11. Bxe4 Bd7 12. Re1 Rb8 13. Bxh7+ Kxh7 14.
Ng5+ Kg8 15. Qh5 f6 16. Qh7+ 1-0

Barton-Pickard   June 12, 1982
Latvian counter-gambit

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 f5 3. exf5 e4 4. Ne5 Nf6 5. Be2 d6 6. Bh5+ Ke7 7. Nf7 Qe8 8.
Nxh8 Qxh5 9. Qxh5 Nxh5 10. d3 Bxf5 11. dxe4 Bxe4 12. O-O Bd5 13. Nc3 Bc4 14.
Re1+ Kd7 15. b3 Be6 16. Nb5 Na6 17. Bb2 Be7 18. Nd4 Bf6 19. Nxe6 Bxb2 20.
Rab1 Bc3 21. Re3 Rxh8 22. Nxc7 Nxc7 23. Rxc3 Re8 24. Rd3 Re2 25. Rbd1 d5 26.
R3d2 Rxd2 27. Rxd2 Nf6 28. c4 Kc6 29. cxd5+ Ncxd5 30. f3 b5 31. a3 a5 32.
Rc2+ Kd6 33. Rc8 a4 34. bxa4 bxa4 35. Ra8 Nb6 36. Ra7 Nfd7 37. Kf2 Kc5 38.
Ke3 Kc4 39. Ke4 Kb3 40. Kf5 Kxa3 41. Ke6 Kb3 42. Kf7 g5 43. Kg7 Nc5 44. Kxh7
a3 45. Rxa3+ Kxa3 46. Kg6 Ne6 47. Kf5 Nf4 48. Kxg5 Nxg2 49. h3 Kb4 50. f4
Kc5 51. f5 Kd6 52. f6 Ke6 53. Kg6 Nf4+ 54. Kg7 Nd7 55. f7 Nh5+ 56. Kg6 Nf4+
57. Kg7 Ke7 58. h4 Ne6+ 59. Kg6 Ndf8+ 60. Kf5 Ng7+ 61. Ke4 Nh5 62. Kd5 Kxf7
63. Kd6 Kf6 64. Kc6 Ke5 65. Kc5 Ne6+ 66. Kc6 Nd4+ 67. Kb6 Kd5 68. Kb7 Nb5
69. Kb6 Nd4 70. Kc7 Ke5 71. Kd7 Kd5 72. Kc8 Kd6 73. Kd8 Ne6+ 74. Kc8 Kc6 75.
Kb8 Nc5 76. Kc8 Nb7 77. Kb8 Nd6 78. Ka7 Kb5 79. Kb8 Kb6 80. Ka8 Nc8 81. Kb8
Na7 82. Ka8 Nf6 83. h5 Nc6 84. h6 Kc7 85. h7 Nd7 86. h8=Q Nb6# 0-1

Weaver-Barton City Championship,  February 15, 1985
English Opening

1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 c6 3. Nf3 d5 4. b3 Bg4 5. Bb2 Bxf3 6. exf3 e6 7. Bg2 Be7 8. 
O-O O-O 9. f4 Nbd7 10. d3 Re8 11. Nd2 Qc7 12. Nf3 Rad8 13. Qc2 Qb6 14. Rac1 
Bf8 15. Ne5 d4 16. h3 c5 17. Qd2 Qc7 18. Rfe1 Bd6 19. Nxd7 Rxd7 20. Re2 Rde7 
21. Rce1 b6 22. Bc1 Nh5 23. Bf3 Nf6 24. g4 e5 25. g5 Nd7 26. f5 f6 27. h4 fxg5
28. Bd5+ Kh8 29. hxg5 Rf8 30. Be4 Nb8 31. f3 Nc6 32. Rh2 Nd8 33. Rxh7+ Kxh7 
34. Qh2+ Kg8 35. g6 1-0

Barton-Eckert  Arkansas State Championship,  August 23, 1985 round 4
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

Cope-Barton Fall Classic,  October 14, 1985 round 2
Queen's Gambit Declined

1. d4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c4 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. Nc3 Nbd7 6. e3 c6 7. Qc2 O-O 8. Rc1
Re8 9. a3 Nf8 10. b4 a6 11. Ne5 N6d7 12. Bxe7 Qxe7 13. Nxd7 Bxd7 14. f4 f6 15.
Bd3 e5 16. dxe5 fxe5 17. f5 d4 18. exd4 exd4+ 19. Ne4 Bxf5 20. O-O Bxe4 21. 
Rce1 Bxd3 22. Qd2 Bxf1 23. Rxe7 Rxe7 24. Kxf1 Re4 25. c5 Rd8 26. Qa2+ Ne6 27. 
g3 Kh8 28. h4 g6 29. a4 Kg7 30. Qc4 Nc7 31. Kg2 Nd5 32. Kh3 Nc3 33. b5 axb5 
34. axb5 Nxb5 35. h5 gxh5 36. Qd3 h4 37. Qf3 hxg3 38. Qxg3+ Kh8 39. Qg5 Re3+ 
40. Kh2 Re2+ 41. Kg1 Rg8 42. Kh1 Re1+ 0-1

Barton-Niggel  Arkansas State Championship,  August 23, 1986 round 2
Dutch

1. d4 f5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Bg5 d6 4. Bxf6 exf6 5. e3 Be6 6. Qf3 d5 7. Bd3 Qd7 8. 
Nge2 c6 9. Ng3 g6 10. O-O-O Bd6 11. h4 Na6 12. h5 O-O-O 13. Bxa6 bxa6 14. Qe2 
Qb7 15. Nf1 Kc7 16. Nd2 Bb4 17. Nb3 Bxc3 18. bxc3 Qb5 19. Qf3 a5 20. Kd2 g5 
21. Qg3+ Kc8 22. Nc5 Rhe8 23. Rb1 Qc4 24. Qb8# 1-0

Barton-Jackson Bluff City Open,  October 04, 1986 round 2
Veresov Opening

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. Nc3 Bf5 4. Bxf6 exf6 5. e3 Bb4 6. Bd3 Bxd3 7. Qxd3 c6 
8. Ne2 O-O 9. h4 Nd7 10. O-O-O Re8 11. g4 Bf8 12. g5 fxg5 13. hxg5 g6 14. f4 
f6 15. f5 Qe7 16. fxg6 Qxe3+ 17. Qxe3 Rxe3 18. gxh7+ Kh8 19. Nf4 1-0

Barton-Struble Fairfield Glade Team,  November 15, 1986 round 1
Trompowsky Attack

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 e6 3. e4 Be7 4. e5 Nd5 5. Bxe7 Nxe7 6. Bd3 d6 7. Nf3 Nbc6 8. 
O-O Nd5 9. c3 Bd7 10. Nbd2 Qe7 11. exd6 cxd6 12. Re1 O-O 13. Bc4 Nb6 14. d5 
Nxc4 15. Nxc4 Nb8 16. dxe6 Bxe6 17. Qxd6 Qd7 18. Qxd7 Nxd7 19. Ne3 Rfe8 20. 
Ng5 h6 21. Nxe6 Rxe6 22. Nd5 Rd6 23. c4 Rc8 24. Ne7+ 1-0

Barton-Mitchell Christmas Tornado, December 20, 1986 round 3
Colle

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 Bg4 4. c4 e6 5. Nc3 Be7 6. Qb3 dxc4 7. Bxc4 Qc8 8. 
Ne5 Bh5 9. d5 exd5 10. Nxd5 Nc6 11. Nxf6+ Bxf6 12. Bxf7+ Bxf7 13. Qxf7+ Kd8 
14. Nxc6+ bxc6 15. O-O Qd7 16. Qxd7+ Kxd7 17. Rb1 Rab8 18. b3 Ke6 19. Bb2 Bxb2
20. Rxb2 Rhd8 21. Rc1 Rd6 22. Kf1 Rbd8 23. Ke2 Rb8 24. Rc5 Rb5 25. Rbc2 Rxc5 
26. Rxc5 Rd5 27. Rxc6+ Kd7 28. Ra6 Rc5 29. Rxa7 Rc2+ 30. Kf3 Rc6 31. Ra4 Rf6+ 
32. Rf4 Kc6 33. Rxf6+ gxf6 34. Ke4 1-0

Barton-Newsom Match , June 07, 1987 round 5
Veresov Opening

1. d4 d5 2. Nc3 Bf5 3. Nf3 e6 4. Bg5 Nf6 5. e3 Bb4 6. Bd3 Bxd3 7. cxd3 c5 8. 
O-O Nc6 9. Qa4 O-O 10. dxc5 Bxc5 11. d4 Bd6 12. Rac1 h6 13. Bh4 g5 14. Bg3 Nh5
15. Bxd6 Qxd6 16. Qd1 Nf6 17. a3 Rac8 18. Nd2 Na5 19. f4 gxf4 20. Rxf4 e5 21. 
dxe5 Qxe5 22. Qf3 Rc6 23. Rf1 Kg7 24. Rf5 Qe6 25. Qg3+ Kh7 26. Rxf6 Qxf6 27. 
Rxf6 Rxf6 28. Nxd5 Rc6 29. Ne4 Rc1+ 30. Kf2 Rc2+ 31. Kf3 Rxb2 32. Nef6+ Kh8 
33. Qe5 Nc4 34. Qc3 b5 35. Nd7+ f6 36. Nxf8 Nd2+ 37. Kg4 h5+ 38. Kxh5 Ne4 39. 
Qxb2 a5 40. Qc2 f5 41. Qb2+ Kg8 42. Kg6 1-0

Anderson-Barton Tennessee Open, September 07, 1987 round 5
 Queen's Gambit Declined

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. e3 e6 4. Nbd2 Bd6 5. c4 c6 6. c5 Bc7 7. b4 Nbd7 8. a4 a6
9. Bd3 e5 10. dxe5 Nxe5 11. Be2 O-O 12. Bb2 Nxf3+ 13. Nxf3 Qe7 14. a5 Ne4 15.
O-O f5 16. Bd4 f4 17. Qc2 fxe3 18. Bxe3 Bf5 19. Bd3 Kh8 20. Bd4 Bg4 21. Be2
Bxf3 22. Bxf3 Rxf3 23. gxf3 Qg5+ 24. Kh1 Qf4 25. Bxg7+ Kg8 26. Be5 Bxe5 27.
Rg1+ Kh8 28. Rg2 Bxa1 29. fxe4 Qxe4 30. Qc1 Qe5 31. f4 Qc3 32. Rc2 Qf3+ 
33. Rg2 Bd4 34. h3 Rg8 35. Qd2 Qxg2+ 0-1

Davis-Barton Tennessee Open, September 05, 1987 round 2
French: Classical System: McCutcheon Variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Bb4 5. e5 h6 6. Bxf6 gxf6 7. f4 fxe5 8.
fxe5 Bxc3+ 9. bxc3 Nc6 10. Nf3 Bd7 11. c4 Qe7 12. c5 f6 13. Rb1 O-O-O 14. Qd3
fxe5 15. Qa6 Na5 16. Qxa7 Bc6 17. Nxe5 Qh4+ 18. g3 Qe4+ 19. Be2 Qxh1+ 20. Kd2
Nc4+ 21. Kd3 Nxe5+ 22. dxe5 Qxb1 0-1

Boldt-Barton Match, June 1991 round 3
French: Classical System

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Be3 Qb6 8. Na4
Qa5+ 9. c3 cxd4 10. b4 Nxb4 11. cxb4 Bxb4+ 12. Bd2 Bxd2+ 13. Nxd2 b6 14. Qc2
Bb7 15. Qc7 Ba6 16. Bxa6 Qxa6 17. Qc6 Rc8 18. Nc5 Rxc6 19. Nxa6 g5 20. g3 gxf4
21. gxf4 Rg8 22. Nb4 Rc3 23. Kf2 Rg4 24. Rhg1 Rxf4+ 25. Ke2 Nxe5 26. Rac1 Re3+
27. Kd1 Rc3 28. Ke2 Rh4 29. Nb1 Rxh2+ 30. Kd1 Rxc1+ 31. Kxc1 Ke7 32. Nd2 h5 33.
Re1 Nc4 34. Nf3 Rf2 35. Nxd4 Kd6 36. Nb5+ Kd7 37. Nc3 h4 38. Nd3 Rf3 39. Kc2 h3
40. Rh1 f6 41. Nd1 Ne3+ 42. Nxe3 Rxe3 43. Nf4 Rg3 44. Nxh3 Rg2+ 45. Kb3 e5 46.
Ng1 Ke6 47. Nf3 Rg3 48. Rf1 e4 49. Kc3 Rxf3+ 0-1

Mitchell-Barton Easy Goin' Quads, November 02, 1992 round 2
French: exchange variation

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. Bd3 Nc6 5. c3 Bd6 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. O-O Qd7 8.
Re1+ Nge7 9. b4 a6 10. a4 O-O 11. a5 Bf5 12. Qc2 Rfe8 13. Nbd2 Bxd3 14. Qxd3
Ng6 15. Nb3 Rxe1+ 16. Nxe1 Qg4 17. Qf3 Re8 18. Bd2 Qxf3 19. Nxf3 Nb8 20. Re1
Rxe1+ 21. Nxe1 Nd7 22. Nc5 Nxc5 23. bxc5 Bf4 24. Bxf4 Nxf4 25. Kf1 Kf8 26.
g3 Ne6 27. Nf3 Nd8 28. h4 Nc6 29. Ke2 Nxa5 30. Nd2 Ke7 31. c4 dxc4 0-1

Barton-Ellingson MCC Candidates, January 10, 1993 round ?
King's Indian: Averbakh Variation

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Be2 O-O 6. Bg5 c5 7. d5 Na6 8. Qd2
Nc7 9. h4 h5 10. f3 Bd7 11. a4 Na6 12. Nh3 Nb4 13. Nf2 Qc8 14. O-O Re8 15.
Kh1 Kh7 16. Rg1 a6 17. a5 Qc7 18. Ra3 Rf8 19. g4 hxg4 20. fxg4 Rh8 21. Kg2
Kg8 22. Kf1 Re8 23. Ncd1 Nh7 24. h5 f6 25. Bf4 g5 26. Bg3 e5 27. Ne3 Kf7 28.
Nc2 Nxc2 29. Qxc2 Bf8 30. Qd2 Be7 31. Kg2 Rhf8 32. b4 cxb4 33. Qxb4 Rb8 34.
Rb1 Rfc8 35. Rab3 Bd8 36. Qb6 Qxb6 37. axb6 Rc5 38. Nd1 Ra5 39. Ne3 Rc8 40.
Nf5 Bxf5 41. exf5 Ra2 42. R1b2 Rxb2 43. Rxb2 Rc5 44. Bf2 Rc8 45. Kf3 Nf8 46.
Ke4 Nd7 47. Kd3 Nc5+ 48. Bxc5 Rxc5 49. Kc3 Ra5 50. Kb4 Ra1 1/2-1/2

Barton-Herbers MCC Candidates, January 10, 1993 round 3
Queen's pawn

1. d4 c6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Bg5 h6 4. Bh4 g5 5. Bg3 Bg7 6. e3 Bf5 7. Bd3 Bxd3 8.
Qxd3 Nf6 9. O-O-O Nbd7 10. Nge2 Qa5 11. Kb1 b5 12. Nc1 b4 13. Nb3 Qd8 14.
Na4 Ne4 15. f3 Nxg3 16. hxg3 a5 17. f4 e6 18. e4 Nb6 19. Nxb6 Qxb6 20. exd5
cxd5 21. f5 O-O-O 22. fxe6 fxe6 23. Rhf1 Rd7 24. Rf3 Rc7 25. Rdf1 Rc4 26.
Qg6 Bxd4 27. Rf8+ Rxf8 28. Rxf8+ Kb7 29. Qe8 Ka6 30. Qd7 Rc7 31. Ra8+ Ra7
32. Rxa7+ Qxa7 33. Qxe6+ Bb6 34. Nc5+ Kb5 35. Nd3 Qc7 36. Qxd5+ Ka6 37. Qe5
Qf7 38. Qe2 Ka7 1/2-1/2

Filatov-Barton Collierville Winter Open, February 18, 1995 round 2
Colle System

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