1976 US Junior Invitational


 

U.S. Junior Invitational Championships
June 1976
(former Memphis State University) 
University of Memphis
Memphis, TN

Time contol 40 moves in 2 1/2 hours.

    Cross Table   ------ with ratings from April 2003

  No.    Name                         St Rate 1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   Score

   1. Rohde, Michael A..............  NY 2519 x   L   D   W   W   D   W   W     5.0
   2. Diesen, Mark C................  TX 2467 W   x   D   D   D   D   W   W     5.0
   3. Regan, Kenneth W..............  NY 2453 D   D   x   L   D   W   W   D     4.0
   4. Seirawan, Yasser..............  WA 2682 L   D   W   x   W   W   L   L     3.5
   5. Henley, Ronald W..............  NY 2517 L   D   D   L   x   D   W   W     3.5
   6. Tisdall, Jonathan.............  NY 2453 D   D   L   L   D   x   W   D     3.0
   7. De Firmian, Nick E............  FR 2649 L   L   L   W   L   L   x   W     2.0
   8. Fedorowicz, John P............  NY 2587 L   L   D   W   L   D   L   x     2.0



(1)  ENGLISH BREMER SYSTEM  Seirawan-Diesen  Round 1

1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. a3 g6 5. g3 Bg7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O d6 8. d3
a5 9. Rb1 Re8 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bxf6 Bxf6 12. b4 axb4 13. axb4 Be6 14. Nd2 Bg7
15. b5 Na5 16. Nb3 c6 17. Nxa5 Qxa5 18. Qb3 Rec8 19. Ne4 Rd8 20. bxc6 bxc6
21. Qb6 f5 22. Qxa5 Rxa5 23. Nd2 1/2:1/2

(2) NAJDORF SICILIAN      Rohde-DeFirmian   Round 1

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8.
Bg5 Be6 9. f4 exf4 10. Nd4 Qa5 11. Bxf4 Nxe4 12. Nxe6 fxe6 13. Bh5+ g6 14.
Qd4 Nf6 15. Bf3 e5 16. Qc4 Nbd7 17. Bh6 Qc5 18. Qe6 Qb4 19. O-O-O Nc5 20.
Qh3 Kf7 21. Bd5+ Nxd5 22. Nxd5 Qa5 23. Rhf1+ Ke8 24. Nxe7 Kxe7 25. Bg5+ Ke8
26. Rxd6 Qxa2 27. Qe3 Qa1+ 28. Kd2 Qxf1 29. Qxe5+ Kf7 30. Rf6+ Qxf6 31.
Qxf6+ Kg8 32. Qe7 h6 33. Bf6 Rh7 34. Qxc5 Rd7+ 35. Bd4 Rad8 36. c3 Rd5 37.
Qc7 R5d7 38. Qe5 Kh7 39. g4 Rf8 40. h4 Rfd8 41. h5 gxh5 42. Qf5+ 1-0

(3) BENKO GAMBIT      Tisdall-Fedorowicz    Round 1

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. cxb5 a6 5. e3 g6 6. Nc3 Bg7 7. Nf3 O-O 8. Be2
axb5 9. Nxb5 Qa5+ 10. Bd2 Qb6 11. Bc3 d6 12. a4 Na6 13. Bc4 Nb4 14. O-O Bb7
15. e4 Nxe4 16. Bxg7 Kxg7 17. Qe2 f5 18. Nc3 Nxc3 19. bxc3 Nxd5 20. Ng5 e5
21. Ne6+ Kh8 22. Bxd5 Bxd5 23. Nxf8 Rxf8 24. Rfd1 Ba8 25. c4 f4 26. f3 Qd8
27. Qd3 Qg5 28. Qxd6 Re8 29. Qd7 Rf8 30. Qd6 Re8 31. Rf1 e4 32. fxe4 Bxe4
33. Qd2 Rd8 34. Qc3+ Kg8 35. Rf2 f3 36. g3 Rd3 37. Qe1 Re3 38. Qd2 Qe5 39.
Qxe3 Qxa1+ 40. Rf1 Qa2 41. Qf2 Qxc4 1/2-1/2

(4) ALAPIN's VARIATION OF SICILIAN Regan-Henley Round 1

1. e4 c5 2. c3 Nf6 3. e5 Nd5 4. d4 cxd4 5. cxd4 d6 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Bc4 Nb6 8.
Bb3 dxe5 9. Nxe5 Nxe5 10. dxe5 Qxd1+ 11. Kxd1 g6 12. Nc3 Bg7 13. Bf4 O-O 14.
Ke2 Be6 15. Rhd1 Bc4+ 16. Bxc4 Nxc4 17. Rd7 Nxe5 1/2-1/2

(5) CLOSED SICILIAN     Henley-Fedorowicz   Round 2

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 Nc6 5. d3 e6 6. Be3 d6 7. Nge2 Nge7 8.
d4 cxd4 9. Nxd4 a6 10. O-O O-O 11. b3 Qc7 12. Qd2 Nxd4 13. Bxd4 e5 14. Be3
Be6 15. Rfd1 Bg4 16. f3 Be6 17. Na4 d5 18. Bb6 Qc6 19. Bc5 dxe4 20. Bxe7
Rfe8 21. Bg5 exf3 22. Bf1 e4 23. c4 Bxa1 24. Rxa1 f6 25. Bxf6 Rf8 26. Bd4
Rad8 27. Kf2 Bf7 28. Qe3 Rfe8 29. Rd1 Rd6 30. Nc3 Qd7 31. Nxe4 Qc6 32. Nxd6
Rxe3 33. Bxe3 Be6 34. c5 a5 35. Bb5 Qc7 36. Ne8 Qe5 37. Rd8 Qb2+ 38. Kxf3
Qxh2 39. Nc7+ Kf7 40. Be8+ Kf6 41. Rd6 Qh5+ 42. Ke4 Qg4+ 43. Kd3 Qd1+ 44.
Bd2 Qb1+ 45. Ke2 Qe4+ 46. Kd1 Qb1+ 47. Bc1 Qxa2 48. Rxe6+ Kg7 49. Re3 Qg2
50. Ne6+ Kg8 51. Bb5 Qg1+ 52. Kc2 1-0

(6) CENTER COUNTER GAME    DeFirmian-Seirawan Round 2

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qa5 4. d4 Nf6 5. Nf3 Bg4 6. Bb5+ c6 7. Bc4 e6
8. h3 Bh5 9. Bd2 Qc7 10. Qe2 Bd6 11. O-O-O Nbd7 12. g4 Bg6 13. h4 Nxg4 14.
Bxe6 Ngf6 15. Bxf7+ Kd8 16. Bxg6 hxg6 17. Ng5 Kc8 18. Qd3 Nf8 19. d5 Be5 20.
dxc6 bxc6 21. Qa6+ Kb8 22. Na4 N8d7 23. Nf7 Re8 24. Nxe5 Qxe5 25. Rh3 Nd5
26. Rb3+ N7b6 27. Re1 Qxe1+ 28. Bxe1 Rxe1+ 29. Kd2 Re5 30. Nc5 Kc7 31. c4
Nf6 32. Qb7+ Kd6 33. Rxb6 axb6 34. Qxa8 Kxc5 35. b3 Ne4+ 36. Kc2 Rf5 37.
Qa3+ Kd4 38. Qb2+ Kc5 39. Qa3+ Kd4 40. Qb2+ Kc5 41. Qxg7 Kb4 42. Qe7+ Nc5
43. Qe1+ Ka3 44. Qc1+ 1-0 

(7) NIMZO-INDIAN              Diesen-Tisdall Round 2

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. d4 b6 5. e3 Bb7 6. Bd3 O-O 7. O-O d5 8.
Bd2 Bd6 9. Rc1 a6 10. cxd5 exd5 11. Ne5 Nbd7 12. Nxd7 Qxd7 13. Ne2 Ne4 14.
Be1 Rae8 15. f3 Nf6 16. Qd2 Qe7 17. Bf2 h5 18. Ng3 g6 19. Ne2 Nh7 20. Nc3 f5
21. Rce1 Nf6 22. Bh4 Qg7 23. f4 c5 24. Bc2 c4 25. Rf3 Kh7 26. Bd1 Qd7 27.
Rg3 Kg7 28. Bxf6+ Kxf6 29. Qf2 Kf7 30. Rh3 Rh8 31. Nb1 Bb4 32. Re2 b5 33. a3
Ba5 34. b4 cxb3 35. Bxb3 Rc8 36. Rc2 Rxc2 37. Bxc2 Rc8 38. Rf3 Qc6 39. Bd3
Qc1+ 40. Qf1 Qb2 41. Rf2 Qb3 42. Qe2 1/2-1/2 

(8) ROBATSCH DEFENSE       Regan-Rohde   Round 2

1. e4 d6 2. d4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. c3 Nf6 5. Bd3 O-O 6. O-O Nc6 7. h3 e5 8. Be3
exd4 9. cxd4 Nb4 10. Nc3 Nxd3 11. Qxd3 c6 12. Rfe1 d5 13. Bg5 dxe4 14. Nxe4
Bf5 15. Qb3 Bxe4 16. Rxe4 Qd7 17. Bxf6 Bxf6 18. Rae1 b6 19. Qa4 a5 20. Ne5
Bxe5 21. dxe5 b5 22. Qa3 Qd5 23. b3 Rfe8 24. Qc1 Re6 25. Qc3 c5 26. R4e2 b4
27. Qc2 Rd8 28. g3 a4 29. bxa4 c4 30. Re4 Rc6 31. Rc1 c3 32. Rxb4 Qxe5 33.
Qe4 Qxe4 34. Rxe4 c2 35. Kf1 Rd2 36. Re2 Rd1+ 37. Re1 Rd4 38. Re2 Rd1+ 39.
Re1 Rd4 40. Re2 1/2-1/2

(9) SICILIAN DEFENSE-PELICAN VAR. Rohde-Henley Round 3

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5 a6 8.
Bxf6 gxf6 9. Na3 b5 10. Nd5 f5 11. exf5 Bxf5 12. c3 Bg7 13. Nc2 Bxc2 14.
Qxc2 O-O 15. Bd3 Qh4 16. O-O Rac8 17. f4 Kh8 18. g3 Qh5 19. f5 f6 20. a4 Qf7
21. Qg2 Ne7 22. Be4 Bh6 23. axb5 axb5 24. Ra7 Qxd5 25. Bxd5 Be3+ 26. Kh1
Bxa7 27. Be6 Rc7 28. Qh3 Be3 29. Re1 Bg5 30. Qg4 Nc6 31. Rd1 b4 32. Rxd6
bxc3 33. bxc3 Ne7 34. Qd1 Nc6 35. Qa4 Nb8 36. Qa5 Re7 37. Rd8 Ree8 38. Rxe8
Rxe8 39. Qc7 Bh6 40. Kg2 Rf8 41. Kf3 Bg7 42. Bc8 1-0

(10) SICILIAN DEF-SCHEVENINGEN VAR. Fedorowicz-Diesen Round 3

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be2 a6 7. Be3 Nf6 8.
O-O d6 9. f4 Be7 10. Qe1 O-O 11. Qg3 Bd7 12. Nf3 Nb4 13. e5 Nfd5 14. Bd4
Nxc3 15. Bxc3 Nd5 16. Bd4 Qxc2 17. Bd1 Qg6 18. Bb3 Qxg3 19. hxg3 Bb5 20.
Rfc1 dxe5 21. Nxe5 Rfd8 22. a4 Be8 23. Bf2 Rdc8 24. Nd3 Nb4 25. Nxb4 Bxb4
26. Bd1 Bd2 27. Rxc8 Rxc8 28. Bf3 b5 29. a5 Bc6 30. Rd1 Bxa5 31. Ra1 Bd2 32.
Rxa6 Bxf3 33. gxf3 h5 34. Kf1 Rc2 35. Bd4 Rc4 36. Rd6 h4 37. Be5 Rc1+ 38.
Kg2 Rc2 39. Kh3 hxg3 40. Kxg3 Be1+ 41. Kh3 Kh7 42. Rb6 b4 0-1

(11) KING'S INDIAN DEFENSE Tisdall-DeFirmian Round 3

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Be2 O-O 6. Nf3 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5
Ne7 9. b4 Nh5 10. c5 h6 11. Nd2 Nf4 12. Nc4 f5 13. f3 Nxe2+ 14. Qxe2 f4 15.
Ba3 g5 16. Nb5 dxc5 17. bxc5 c6 18. Nbd6 cxd5 19. exd5 Nxd5 20. Qd3 Be6 21.
Rae1 Qc7 22. Re4 Rfd8 23. Rxe5 Bxe5 24. Qg6+ Kh8 25. Nxe5 Rxd6 26. cxd6 Qb6+
27. Kh1 Bg8 28. Nc4 Qd4 29. Bb2 Nc3 30. Qc2 1-0

(12) ENGLISH-QUEEN'S INDIAN DEFENSE Seirawan-Regan Round 3

1. c4 b6 2. Nc3 Bb7 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 d5 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. Bg2 e6 7. O-O Be7 8.
Qa4+ Qd7 9. Qg4 O-O 10. d4 Nf6 11. Qh3 c5 12. Rd1 Rd8 13. Bg5 Qc6 14. Ne1
Qc8 15. dxc5 bxc5 16. Rxd8+ Bxd8 17. Nd3 Nbd7 18. Rc1 Rb8 19. Na4 Bxg2 20.
Qxg2 Qa6 21. Naxc5 Nxc5 22. Rxc5 Nd7 23. Bf4 Nxc5 24. Nxc5 Qc4 25. Bxb8 Qc1+
26. Qf1 Qxc5 27. Qd1 Bb6 28. e3 h6 29. Bd6 Qc6 30. Be5 Qe4 31. Bc3 Kh7 32.
h3 f6 33. a4 e5 34. a5 Bc5 35. Qg4 Qd3 36. Qf3 Qb1+ 37. Kg2 Qd3 38. g4 Kg8
39. Qc6 Qc4 40. b4 Qxc3 41. Qxc5 Qa3 42. Qxa7 Qxb4 43. Qa8+ Kh7 44. a6 h5
45. Qb7 Qa5 46. a7 1-0

(13) ENGLISH OPENING Henley-Diesen Round 4

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 d5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. d4 Bd6 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Re8 8.
Nc3 c6 9. Qc2 Nbd7 10. Rb1 a5 11. a3 Nb6 12. b4 axb4 13. axb4 Nc4 14. b5 Na3
15. Bxa3 Rxa3 16. Ra1 Qa5 17. Rxa3 Qxa3 18. Nb1 Qb4 19. bxc6 bxc6 20. Rc1
Bd7 21. e3 Ne4 22. Nbd2 Nxd2 23. Nxd2 Rb8 24. Rb1 Qa3 25. Rxb8+ Bxb8 26. Nb3
Bd6 27. Bf1 1/2-1/2

(14) SICILIAN DRAGON DeFirmian-Fedorowicz Round 4

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 O-O 8.
Bc4 Nc6 9. Qd2 Bd7 10. Bb3 Qa5 11. h4 Rfc8 12. Nde2 Ne5 13. Bh6 Nc4 14. Bxc4
Rxc4 15. Bxg7 Kxg7 16. h5 Nxh5 17. g4 Nf6 18. Qh6+ Kg8 19. O-O-O Be6 20. Rd5
Qc7 21. Rd3 b5 22. g5 Nh5 23. Nf4 b4 24. Rxh5 1-0

(15) MODERN DEFENSE Regan-Tisdall Round 4

1. e4 d6 2. d4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Be2 O-O 6. O-O c6 7. Bg5 h6 8.
Bh4 g5 9. Bg3 Nh5 10. Qd2 Nxg3 11. hxg3 Nd7 12. Nd1 e6 13. c3 f5 14. exf5
exf5 15. Bd3 f4 16. gxf4 Rxf4 17. Nh2 h5 18. Ne3 Nf8 19. Rae1 Rf7 20. Qc2
Qf6 21. g4 hxg4 22. Nexg4 Bxg4 23. Nxg4 Qf3 24. Nh2 Qh5 25. f3 Qh3 26. Re2
Ne6 27. Bh7+ Kh8 28. Bg6 Rf4 29. Ng4 Rxf3 30. Rxf3 Qxg4+ 31. Rg2 Qxf3 32.
Rh2+ Bh6 33. Rxh6+ Kg8 34. Bh7+ Kf8 35. Qf5+ Qxf5 36. Bxf5 Nd8 37. Rxd6 Ke7
38. Rd7+ Kf6 39. Bg4 Rb8 40. Rd6+ Ke7 41. Rd7+ Ke8 42. Rg7 a5 43. Bh5+ Kf8
44. Rxg5 b6 45. Re5 Kg7 46. Re8 Kf6 47. Kf2 c5 48. d5 Kg5 49. Be2 Kf6 50.
Bb5 1-0

(16) CENTER COUNTER GAME Rohde-Seirawan Round 4

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qa5 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bc4 Bg4 6. h3 Bh5 7. Qe2 Nbd7
8. g4 Bg6 9. b4 Qb6 10. h4 h6 11. h5 Bh7 12. a4 c6 13. g5 hxg5 14. Nxg5 Bg8
15. a5 Qc7 16. b5 cxb5 17. Nxb5 Qc6 18. Rh3 a6 19. Nc3 e6 20. Bb2 Qg2 21.
Qe3 Bc5 22. d4 Bxd4 23. Qxd4 Qxg5 24. Ne4 Nxe4 25. Qxe4 Bh7 26. Qd4 Rg8 27.
Re3 Qxh5 28. Ba3 Qxa5+ 29. Kf1 Bf5 30. Rd1 O-O-O 31. Bd6 Qb6 32. Qc3 Qc6 33.
Bxa6 Nc5 34. Bxb7+ Kxb7 35. Rb1+ Ka8 36. Qxc5 Qh1+ 37. Ke2 Bg4+ 38. Kd2
Rxd6+ 39. Qxd6 Qxb1 40. Ra3+ Kb7 41. Rb3+ Qxb3 42. cxb3 Bf5 43. Qd7+ Kb6 44.
Kc3 Rh8 45. Qxf7 Rh3+ 46. Kb4 Rh4+ 47. Ka3 g6 48. Qf6 Rh3 49. Qd8+ Kb5 50.
Qb8+ Ka5 51. Qa7+ Kb5 52. Qb7+ Kc5 53. Ka4 Rd3 54. Qc7+ Kd5 55. b4 Rd4 56.
Ka5 Bd3 57. Qc5+ Ke4 58. f3+ 1-0

(17) SICILIAN DEFENSE NAJDORF VAR. Diesen-DeFirmian Round 5

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. g3 g6 7. Bg2 Bg7 8.
O-O O-O 9. h3 Nc6 10. Nde2 Bd7 11. Nd5 Nxd5 12. exd5 Ne5 13. Kh2 Rc8 14. Rb1
Qa5 15. a3 Qc5 16. c3 Bb5 17. Be3 Qc7 18. Bd4 Bd3 19. Ra1 Rfe8 20. Re1 Bf5
21. g4 Bd7 22. Ng3 Qc4 23. b3 Qd3 24. f4 Rxc3 25. Bxc3 Qxc3 26. Rc1 Qb2 27.
fxe5 Bxe5 28. Qf3 f5 29. gxf5 Rf8 30. Kh1 Bxf5 31. Rf1 Qd4 32. Nxf5 1-0

(18) BENONI DEFENSE Tisdall-Rohde Round 5
 
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 e6 4. Nc3 exd5 5. cxd5 d6 6. e4 g6 7. Be2 Bg7 8.
Nf3 O-O 9. O-O Re8 10. Nd2 Na6 11. Kh1 Nc7 12. a4 b6 13. f3 Rb8 14. Nc4 Ba6
15. Bg5 h6 16. Bh4 Qd7 17. b3 Nh5 18. Be1 Nf4 19. Ra2 f5 20. Bd3 Rf8 21. g3
Nxd3 22. Qxd3 Kh7 23. exf5 Rxf5 24. g4 Rf7 25. Ne4 Bd4 26. Bg3 Nxd5 27.
Nexd6 Nb4 28. Qd1 Nxa2 29. Nxf7 Rf8 30. Nfe5 Qe6 31. Re1 Nc3 32. Qc2 Bb7 33.
Qd3 Nd5 34. h3 Nf4 35. Bxf4 Rxf4 36. Re2 Rf8 37. Kh2 Kg7 38. Qd2 a6 39. Nd3
Qf6 40. f4 Bf3 41. Re1 Bxg4 42. hxg4 Qh4+ 43. Kg2 Qxg4+ 44. Kf1 Qf3+ 45. Nf2
Rxf4 46. Re3 Qh1+ 47. Ke2 Qh2 48. Qe1 Bxe3 49. Nxe3 h5 50. Nf1 Re4+ 51. Ne3
Kh7 52. Qc3 Rf4 53. Nd1 Rf5 54. Qd3 Qe5+ 55. Ne3 Rf7 56. Ne4 Re7 57. Kf3 Qh2
58. Qd5 Kg7 59. Ng5 Qg1 60. Ng2 Qf1+ 61. Kg3 Qf6 62. Nf3 Kh6 63. Nf4 g5 64.
Nh3 g4 65. Qd2+ Kh7 66. Nfg5+ Kh8 67. Nf2 Re5 68. Nfe4 Rxe4 69. Nxe4 Qf3+
70. Kh4 Qh1+ 71. Kg5 Qxe4 72. Qd8+ Kh7 73. Qc7+ Kg8 74. Kf6 Qd4+ 75. Kg6
Qe4+ 76. Kf6 Qd4+ 77. Kg6 1/2-1/2

(19) MAROCZY BIND Fedorowicz-Regan   Round 5 

1. c4 b6 2. Nc3 Bb7 3. e4 e6 4. Nf3 c5 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 a6 7. Be2 Qc7 8.
O-O Nf6 9. f3 Be7 10. Be3 O-O 11. Re1 Nc6 12. Kh1 Rfd8 13. Na4 Rab8 14. Qb3
Bc5 15. Nxc6 Bxc6 16. Nxc5 bxc5 17. Qc3 d6 18. Red1 e5 19. Rd3 Ne8 20. Rad1
Qb6 21. R3d2 Rd7 22. f4 exf4 23. Bxf4 Bxe4 24. Qg3 Rbd8 25. Bg5 f6 26. Bf4
Kh8 27. b3 d5 28. cxd5 Rxd5 29. Rxd5 Rxd5 30. Rxd5 Bxd5 31. h3 g6 32. Kh2
Qc6 33. Qe3 Be6 34. Bf3 Qc8 35. Qc3 Kg8 36. Be2 Kf7 37. Be3 Nd6 38. Qxc5
Qxc5 39. Bxc5 Ne4 40. Bd4 Bc8 41. Bc4+ Ke7 42. Bd3 Bb7 43. b4 Kd7 44. Bc4
Ke7 45. a4 Nd2 46. Bc5+ Ke8 47. Bd3 Kd7 48. a5 Ke6 49. b5 axb5 50. Bxb5 Kd5
51. Bb6 Bc6 52. Ba6 Ne4 53. Bd8 f5 54. Bd3 Nc5 55. Bb1 Bb5 56. Kg3 Ke5 57.
Ba2 Ne4+ 58. Kh2 g5 59. Bc7+ Kf6 60. Bd5 Ba6 61. Bb6 Ke5 62. Bg8 h5 63. Bf7
h4 64. Bd8 Kf4 65. Bd5 Nd2 66. Bc7+ Ke3 67. Be6 Ke4 68. Bd7 f4 69. Bd8 f3
70. gxf3+ Nxf3+ 71. Kg2 Ne1+ 72. Kf2 Nd3+ 73. Kg1 Kf4 74. Bc7+ Ke3 75. Bb6+
Kf4 76. Bc7+ Ke3 77. Bg4 Ne1 78. Bb6+ Kf4 79. Bc5 Nd3 80. Ba3 Kg3 81. Bd6+
1/2-1/2

(20) ENGLISH    Seirawan-Henley   Round 5  

1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. d3 g6 5. g3 Bg7 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O d6 8.
Rb1 Bd7 9. b4 Qc8 10. b5 Ne7 11. Re1 Bh3 12. Bh1 h6 13. a4 Nh5 14. Nd2 f5
15. a5 Rb8 16. Ba3 b6 17. axb6 axb6 18. Bb2 f4 19. Ra1 Nf5 20. Nce4 Nf6 21.
Nxf6+ Bxf6 22. Ne4 h5 23. Nxf6+ Rxf6 24. d4 Nxd4 25. Bxd4 exd4 26. Qxd4 Rf7
27. Ra3 Kh7 28. gxf4 Qd7 29. Rg3 Rxf4 30. Qe3 Rbf8 31. Bd5 Qf5 32. Rxh3 Rxf2
33. Bf3 Qxh3 34. Qxf2 Rf4 35. Bg2 Qf5 36. Qe3 Rxc4 37. Rf1 Qxb5 38. Rf7+ Kg8
39. Bd5 Rg4+ 40. Kf2 Qc5 41. Rxc7+ 1-0

(21) SICILIAN: CANAL-SOKOLSKY ATTACK    Rohde-Fedorowicz    Round  6  

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bb5+ Nd7 4. O-O Nf6 5. Re1 e5 6. c3 a6 7. Ba4 Be7 8.
d4 b5 9. Bc2 O-O 10. Nbd2 Qc7 11. Nf1 Re8 12. Ng3 g6 13. Bg5 Bf8 14. a4 Bb7
15. d5 h6 16. Be3 Nb6 17. Qe2 Nxa4 18. Bxa4 bxa4 19. Rxa4 Reb8 20. Rea1 Bc8
21. c4 Rb3 22. Bc1 Rb6 23. Ne1 Bg7 24. Nd3 Bg4 25. f3 Bd7 26. R4a3 a5 27.
Bd2 a4 28. b3 Qb7 29. Nc1 Rba6 30. Rb1 Rb6 31. Rba1 h5 32. bxa4 Rb2 33. Qd3
h4 34. Nge2 Nh5 35. Bc3 Rb6 36. a5 Rba6 37. Qd2 f5 38. Qg5 Kf7 39. Qxh4 Rh8
40. exf5 gxf5 41. Qf2 Nf6 42. Rb3 Qc8 43. Nd3 Qg8 44. Bxe5 dxe5 45. Nxe5+
Ke7 46. Qxc5+ Rd6 47. Ng6+  1-0

(22) ENGLISH    Seirawan-Tisdall   Round 6 

1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. cxd5 exd5 4. d4 Nf6 5. Nf3 c6 6. Qc2 Nbd7 7. Bf4 Be7
8. e3 O-O 9. Bd3 Re8 10. O-O Nf8 11. Bg3 Ng6 12. Ne5 Nh5 13. Nxg6 hxg6 14.
Rab1 Nxg3 15. hxg3 a5 16. a3 Bd6 17. Na4 f5 18. b4 axb4 19. axb4 g5 20. b5
cxb5 21. Bxb5 Re7 22. Bd3 Bc7 23. Nc3 Rf7 24. Rb5 Be6 25. Rxb7 Rc8 26. Qb3
Ba5 27. Ne2 Rxb7 28. Qxb7 Rb8 29. Qc6 Rb6 30. Qc2 g6 31. g4 Qc8 32. Qxc8+
Bxc8 33. Ra1  1-0

(23) KING'S INDIAN DEFENSE Henley-DeFirmian    Round  6 

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 O-O 5. Be2 d6 6. Nf3 e5 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5
Ne7 9. Nd2 c5 10. dxc6 bxc6 11. b4 d5 12. b5 d4 13. Na4 cxb5 14. cxb5 d3 15.
Bf3 Rb8 16. Rb1 Be6 17. Ba3 Nd7 18. Rb2 Re8 19. Qb1 Qa5 20. Bd1 Bh6 21. Bb4
Qc7 22. Qxd3 Rbd8 23. Qa3 Nc8 24. Be2 Ncb6 25. Bd6 Qb7 26. Nc3 Rc8 27. Qb4
f6 28. Ra1 Rxc3 29. Qxc3 Na4 30. Qb4 Nxb2 31. Qxb2 Bxd2 32. Qxd2 Qxe4 33.
Bf3 Qd4 34. Rd1 Nb6 35. Qxd4 exd4 36. Bc6 Bd7 37. Bxd7 Nxd7 38. Kf1 a6 39.
a4 axb5 40. axb5 Kf7 41. Bc7 Re6 42. Rxd4 Ke7 43. Ra4 Nc5 44. Ra7 h5 45. h3
Kd7 46. Ba5+ Kd6 47. Rg7 g5 48. Rh7 Re8 49. Bc7+ Kd5 50. Rxh5 Rc8 51. Rh7
Ra8 52. b6 Ra1+ 53. Ke2 Rb1 54. Re7 Rb2+ 55. Kf3 f5 56. Re5+ Kc6 57. Rxf5
Ne6 58. Rf6 Kd7 59. Kg4 Nxc7 60. bxc7 Kxc7  1-0

(24) ALAPIN'S OPENING Regan-Diesen      Round 6 

1. e4 c5 2. c3 d5 3. exd5 Qxd5 4. d4 e6 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. Be2 Nc6 7. Na3 Qd8 8.
Nc2 Be7 9. O-O Qc7 10. Bg5 O-O 11. dxc5 Ne4 12. Bxe7 Qxe7 13. Ncd4 Qxc5 14.
Nxc6 Qxc6 15. Qd4 Nf6 16. Rfd1 b6 17. Ne5 Qc7 18. Bf3 Bb7 19. Bxb7 Qxb7 20.
Rd3 Qc7 21. Rad1 h6 22. c4 Rad8 1/2-1/2

(25) PIRC DEFENSE Diesen-Rohde   Round 7 

1. e4 d6 2. d4 g6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. Be2 O-O 6. O-O c6 7. h3 b5 8. e5
Ne8 9. Bf4 Bb7 10. Qd2 Nd7 11. Rfd1 Nb6 12. Bh6 Qc7 13. Bxg7 Nxg7 14. Bd3 f6
15. Qh6 Qd7 16. Re1 Rf7 17. Nh4 Ne6 18. Re3 dxe5 19. dxe5 f5 20. Rd1 Nd5 21.
Rg3 Raf8 22. Bxf5 Rxf5 23. Nxg6 Kf7 24. Qxh7+ Ke8 25. Nxd5 cxd5 26. Nxf8
Nxf8 27. Qh6 Rxe5 28. Rf3 Rf5 29. Rdd3 d4 30. Rxd4 Qxd4 31. Rxf5 Nd7 32.
Rxb5 Be4 33. c3 Qd3 34. Rb4 Nf6 35. Qc1 Bc6 36. Qf1 Qd5 37. f3 Qxa2 38. Qc4
Qb1+ 39. Kh2 Bd5 40. Qd4 Qe1 41. Rb5 Qe6 42. Ra5 a6 43. Rc5 Kf7 44. c4 Bb7
45. Qe5 Qb6 46. Rc7 Qb4 47. Qc5 Qxc5 48. Rxc5 Ke6 49. Rc7 1-0
 
   
(26) RUY LOPEZ DeFirmian-Regan        Round 7 

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 b5 5. Bb3 Bc5 6. c3 d6 7. d4 exd4 8.
cxd4 Bb6 9. h3 Nf6 10. O-O O-O 11. Nc3 Re8 12. Bg5 h6 13. Bxf6 Qxf6 14. Nd5
Qg6 15. Nxb6 cxb6 16. Bd5 Bd7 17. Kh1 Rac8 18. Bxc6 Rxc6 19. e5 Rec8 20. Qb3
Qh5 21. exd6 Be6 22. Qe3 Rxd6 23. Rfc1 Rcd8 24. Rc7 Bd5 25. Ne5 Re8 26. Rac1
Rg6 27. f3 Rge6 28. Rd7 Bxa2 29. Qa3 Bc4 30. b3 b4 31. Qxb4 Bb5 32. Rb7 Qh4
33. Qd2 Rd6 34. f4 Rf6 35. Rcc7 Rxf4 36. Kh2 Rf2 37. Rxf7 Rxf7 38. Nxf7 Re2
39. Qc1 Bc6 40. Nxh6+ Qxh6 41. Qc4+ Kh7 42. Rxg7+ Qxg7 43. Qxe2 Qxd4 44.
Qe7+ Kg6 45. Qe6+ Qf6 46. Qg4+ Kf7 47. Qc4+ Ke7 48. Qxa6 Qf2 49. Qa7+ Kf6
50. Qa1+ Kf7 51. Qg1 Qxg1+ 52. Kxg1 Kf6 53. Kf2 Kf5 54. h4 Kg4 55. g3 Bf3
56. b4 b5 57. h5 Be4 58. Ke3 Bc2  0-1

(27) KING'S INDIAN DEFENSE    Tisdall-Henley     Round 7  

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Be2 O-O 6. Bg5 Nbd7 7. Qc2 e5 8.
d5 a5 9. f3 Nc5 10. g4 c6 11. h4 cxd5 12. cxd5 a4 13. Bb5 Bd7 14. Nge2 Qb6
15. Bxd7 Nfxd7 16. Rd1 f6 17. Be3 Qa6 18. h5 Rf7 19. hxg6 hxg6 20. Ng3 Rc8
21. Qe2 a3 22. b4 Qxe2+ 23. Ngxe2 Na6 24. Rb1 Rc4 25. b5  1/2-1/2

(28) SICILIAN DEFENSE     Fedorowicz-Seirawan    Round 7 

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bg5 e6 7. f4 b5 8. e5
dxe5 9. fxe5 Qc7 10. Qe2 Nfd7 11. O-O-O Nc6 12. Nxc6 Qxc6 13. Ne4 Bb7 14.
Nd6+ Bxd6 15. exd6 O-O 16. Be7 Rfc8 17. h4 b4 18. Rh3 a5 19. Rd4 Ba6 20. Qd2
Bxf1 21. Rg3 Ba6 22. Rxg7+ Kh8 23. Rxf7 a4 24. Qf2 Qxc2+ 25. Qxc2 Rxc2+ 26.
Kxc2 Rc8+ 27. Kd2 b3 28. axb3 axb3 29. Bf6+  1-0


These games were scanned from the original game collection pamphlet, on loan from Gary Pylant, the Memphis Chess Club Tournament Director, published by the Memphis Chess Club and University of Memphis University Programs and game annotation errors were corrected by the Memphis Chess Club Historian, Dwight Weaver.  Games were changed to pgn format.


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