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Waving Your Bladder All Over The Place

Posted by Matthew Anderson on February 20, 2010 at 10:55 PM

Game Of The Week

Last week’s game was my loss to Markus Petters in the Mountain States Chess Club Match. I had given the Yahoo! Group the choice of which game from the match they wanted published. I think the Ft. Collins representatives all voted for that game, as it was one of their only two wins that day.

However, this week, I narrowed the field of choices to vote getters who weren’t chosen last week. This time, Josh Divine - Dean Mitchell got the most votes. They played 3rd board in the match and were the first board that had a decisive winner as Josh won both games.

Colorado Springs won on 4 of the 8 boards (Joe Pahk, Mike Filppu, and Jerry Maier as well) and drew on the rest. So, those guys really deserve most of the credit for the victory.

However, as first board, I claimed the right to have my day with the cup…er, trophy before anyone else. I first showed it to my wife, son, and my brother-in-law’s family who had spent the day at the Tabor Center waiting for me to finish. They reacted in unison, “Whatever, can we see the ESPN Zone now?”

Next, I had the trophy photographed so I could put it on the website ( I had hoped to have some inspiring championship music playing as I hoisted the trophy over my head and carried it into the club. However, I couldn’t remember the name of that band that took the name of a chess piece. I often find my memory fails me when it comes to music groups or lyrics of songs.

I recently learned that misheard lyrics are referred to as mondegreens. For example, my son and I both thought the Beatles were singing, “Blah, blah, blah…” at the beginning of All You Need Is Love. Of course, there are more famous mondegreens than that. Even the band that took the name of a chess piece has a well known one.


Waving Your Bladder All Over The Place

[Event "CSCC vs FCCC Club Match"]

[Site ""]

[Date "2007.03.24"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Divine, Josh"]

[Black "Mitchell, Dean"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "D43"]

[WhiteElo "1630"]

[BlackElo "1650"]

[PlyCount "71"]

[EventDate "2007.03.24"]


1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bh4 Nbd7 7. e3 Bd6 8. Bd3

Qc7 9. Rc1 Qb8 10. Qe2 O-O 11. O-O a6 12. cxd5 cxd5 13. e4 dxe4 14. Nxe4 Nxe4

15. Qxe4 g6 16. Rfe1 b5 17. Ne5 Bb7 18. Qf4 Kh7 19. Re3 Bxe5 20. dxe5 f6 21.

Qg4 f5 22. Qf4 Nf6 23. Bxf6 Rxf6 24. Rh3 h5 25. g4 Rf7 26. gxh5 gxh5 27. Rxh5+

Kg8 28. Rg5+ Rg7 29. Rxg7+ Kxg7 30. Qg5+ Kh7 31. Qe7+ Kh8 32. Qh4+ Kg7 33. Qg5+

Kh7 34. Bxf5+ exf5 35. Rc3 Bg2 36. Qxg2 1-0


This Week In Chess

Tuesday April 3, 2007

On March 27, the CSCC had 14 members in attendance. In the USCF-rated ladder game (G90), Josh Bloomer blasted Bill Whinemiller and Dean Brown broke down Tom Mullikin.

The rest of the participants played club-rated ladder games (G15). Each player faced an opponent similar in rating in a 2 game match and then chose other willing opponents for additional matches. Here are the results:


Player Win Loss %


Jeff Fox 6.0 0.0 100.00%

Paul Christensen 2.0 1.0 66.67%

Fred Eric Spell 3.0 3.0 50.00%

Paul Anderson 2.0 2.0 50.00%

Bob Edgar 2.0 4.0 33.33%

Jerry Maier 2.0 5.0 28.57%


Colo Spgs Open games

By Buck Buchanan

Games from Colorado Springs Open, March 2007


Selection and comments by Richard Buchanan


Gerry Sunderland - Larry Wutt, Sicilian


1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 g6 3.c3 Nc6 4.d4 cxd4 5.cxd4 Bg7 6.Nc3 d6 7.Be2 Bg4 8.Be3 Nf6 9.h3 Bxf3 10.Bxf3 0-0 11.g4 Qa5 12.Kf1 Nd7 13.a3 e6 14.g5 Qd8 15.h4 Nb6 16.Be2 f5 17.exf5 exf5 18.f4 Qe7 19.Kf2 Rfe8 20.Rh3 Rad8 21.a4 d5 22.b3 a6 23.h5 Nb4 24.Qd2 Nc8 25.Na2 Nxa2 26.Rxa2 Nd6 27.Kg1 Ne4 28.Qc1 Rc8 29.Rc2 Qd7 30.hxg6 hxg6 31.Kf1 Rxc2 32.Qxc2 Rc8 33.Qb2 Rc3 34.Kg2 Qc7 35.Bd1 Qb6 36.Bg1 Rc8 37.Bc2 Qc6 38.Bb1 b5 39.axb5 axb5 40.b4 Nd6 41.Bf2 Nc4 42.Qc3 Qe6 43.Qe1 Qxe1 44.Bxe1 Re8 45.Bc3 Kf7 46.Bd3 Ra8 47.Bb1 Ra4 48.Kf2 Kg8 49.Rh1 Bf8 50.Re1 Bxb4 51.Bxb4 Rxb4 52.Bd3 Nb2 53.Ke3 Rb3 54.Kd2 Rxd3+ 55.Kc2 Rxd4 56.Kxb2 Rxf4 57.Re5 Rg4 58.Rxd5 Rxg5 59.Rxb5 Rg3 60.Rb7 f4 61.Rb4 g5 62.Kc2 Kg7 63.Re4 Kf6 64.Kd2 Kf5 65.Re8 Kg4 66.Ke2 Re3+ 0-1


Scott Massey - Ryan McCardell, Sicilian


1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nc3 d6 4.d4 cxd4 5.Nxd4 g6 6.Bg5 Bg7 7.Qd2 0-0 8.Bh6 a6 9.Bxg7 Kxg7 10.a4 Nc6 11.Be2 Bd7 12.h4 h5 13.f3 e5 14.Nb3 Be6 15.g4 Bxb3 16.cxb3 Nd4 17.Bd1 Qa5 18.gxh5 Nxh5 19.Nd5 Qxd2+ 20.Kxd2 b5 21.Kd3 f5 22.Rg1 fxe4+ 23.fxe4 Nf3 24.Rf1 Nxh4 25.Bxh5 gxh5 26.Rh1 Ng6 27.Nc7 Nf4+ 28.Ke3 Ra7 29.Nd5 Nxd5+ 30.exd5 Rf5 31.axb5 a5 32.Rh4 Raf7 33.Rh3 Ra7 34.b4 a4 35.b6 Ra6 36.b7 Rb6 37.Rxa4 Rxb7 38.Rh4 ½-½


Fred Eric Spell - Gary Bagstad, Ruy Lopez


1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Bxc6 dxc6 5.d4 exd4 6.Qxd4 Bg4 7.Qxd8+ Rxd8 8.Bf4 Bxf3 (Trades, especially Black's giving up the two bishops, help White's endgame advantage.) 9.gxf3 Rd7 10.Nd2 Ne7 11.0-0-0 Ng6 12.Bg3 Bd6 13.Nc4 Bf4+ 14.Kb1 Ke7 15.Rxd7+ Kxd7 16.Rd1+ Kc8 17.Bxf4 Nxf4 18.Ne5 f6 19.Nd3 Rd8 20.Rd2 Ne6 21.Kc1 Nd4 22.Ne1 Ne6 23.Rxd8+ Kxd8 24.Nd3 Ke7 25.Kd2 Kd6 26.c3 b5 27.Ke3 c5 28.f4 c4 29.e5+ Kd5 30.Nb4+ Kc5 31.Nxa6+ Kb6 32.Nb4 c5 33.Nd5+ Kc6 34.Ne7+ Kd7 35.Nf5 g6 36.Nd6 Nc7 37.Ke4 Ke6 38.Nb7 f5+ 39.Kf3 Kd5 40.Nd8 Ne6 41.Nxe6 Kxe6 42.Kg3 Kd5 43.f3 Kc6 44.Kh4 h6 45.h3 b4 (Now a2-a3 forces a second White passed pawn. Fred chooses a different plan.) 46.Kg3 Kd5 47.h4 h5 48.Kf2 Kc6 49.Ke2 Kd5 50.Kd2 Kc6 51.Kc2 Kb5 52.b3 cxb3+ 53.axb3 Kc6 54.cxb4 cxb4 55.Kd3 Kd5 56.Ke3 Kc5 57.e6! Kd6 58.e7 Kxe7 59.Kd4 Kd6 60.Kc4 Kc6 61.Kxb4 Kb6 62.Kc4 Kc6 63.b4 Kc7 64.Kc5 Kb7 65.Kd6 Kb6 1-0


Bill Whinemiller - Robert Rountree, Ruy Lopez


1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 b5 6.Bb3 Be7 7.c3 d6 8.h3 0-0 9.d4 Na5 10.Bc2 Bb7 11.Qe2 Nd7 12.Nbd2 c5 13.d5 Bc8 14.Rd1 c4 15.Nf1 Nb6 16.Ng3 Nb7 17.Be3 Nd7 18.Nf5 Bf6 19.a4 bxa4 20.Bxa4 Nb6 21.Bc6 Qc7 22.Nxd6! Nxd6 23.Bxb6 Qxb6 24.Bxa8 Qa7 25.Bc6 Bb7 26.Bxb7 Qxb7 27.Ra2 Qb6 28.Rda1 Ra8 29.Nd2 Qb5 30.b3! cxb3 31.Rxa6! Rxa6 32.Rxa6 h6 33.Qxb5 Nxb5 34.c4 Nc3 35.Rb6 Bg5 36.Nxb3 Nxe4 37.c5 Kf8 38.f3 Nc3 39.d6 Bd8 40.Rb8 Ke8 41.c6 1-0


Tom Mullikin - Gordon Randall, QGD


1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 d5 4.e3 c6 5.Nf3 Nbd7 6.c5?! a5 7.a3 e5 8.dxe5 Ng4 9.e4 Bxc5 10.Nd4 Ndxe5 11.f3 dxe4! 12.fxg4 Bxd4 13.Bf4 Ng6 14.Bg3 Bxc3+ 15.bxc3 Qxd1+ 16.Rxd1 Bxg4 (So Black is three pawns up with a good position. But Tom does not give up, and begins to find resources.) 17.Rd4 Bf5 18.Bd6! Ne7 (18...0-0-0 looks OK.) 19.Bc4 b5 20.Bxf7+! Kxf7 21.0-0 Nc8 22.Rxf5+ Ke6 23.Re5+ Kf7 24.Rexe4 Re8 25.Rf4+ Kg8 26.Bc5 Rb8 27.Rd7 Nb6 28.Bxb6 Rxb6 29.Rff7! (And now White has a major advantage.) 29...c5 30.Rxg7+ Kh8 31.Rxh7+ Kg8 32.Rdg7+ Kf8 33.Rd7 Kg8 34.Rhg7+ Kh8 35.Rdf7 (Tom suggests 35 Rb7 to stop Black's Q-side advance. Another idea is to push the h-pawn. Of course, White has a draw whenever he wants one.) 35...Reb8 36.Rg3? (This reorganization of the rooks accomplishes little and lets Black grab counterplay.) 36...R8b7! 37.Rf5 b4! 38.Rfg5? (White should trade pawns twice on b4.) 38...b3 39.Rh3+ Rh7 40.Rhg3 Rb8 41.Rg8+ (Hopeless, but the b-pawn can't be stopped.) 41...Rxg8 42.Rf3 Rb8 43.Rf1 b2 44.Rb1 Rd7 0-1


Randy Canney - Anthea Carson, Trompowsky


1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5 e6 3.e4 Be7 4.Nd2 Nc6 5.c3 d6 6.f4 b6 7.Bb5 Bd7 8.Ngf3 a6 9.Bd3 b5 10.Qe2 h6 11.Bxf6 Bxf6 12.e5 Be7 13.0-0 d5 14.Kh1 Na5 15.b3 c5 16.dxc5 Nc6 17.b4 0-0 18.Nb3 f6 19.Nbd4 fxe5 20.Nxc6 Bxc6 21.Nxe5 Qc7 22.a4 bxa4 23.Bxa6 Be8 24.Bd3 Bf6 25.Qg4 Qc8 26.c4 Bxe5 27.fxe5 Rxf1+ 28.Rxf1 dxc4 29.Bxc4 Bf7 30.Qd4 a3 31.b5 a2 32.c6 Bg6 33.Ra1 Bb1 34.Qd6 Kh8 35.b6 Qf8 36.Qxf8+ Rxf8 37.Kg1 Rf4 38.b7 Rxc4 39.b8Q+ Kh7 40.Rxb1 axb1Q+ 41.Qxb1+ 1-0


Gordon Randall - Renard Anderson, QP


1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.e3 Bg7 4.Bd3 d6 5.Nbd2 0-0 6.0-0 Nbd7 7.b3 e5 8.Bb2 Re8 9.dxe5 dxe5 10.Bc4 b6 11.h3 a6 12.a4 Bb7 13.b4 e4 14.Nd4 Ne5 15.Qe2 Nfd7 16.c3 Nxc4 17.Nxc4 Qh4 18.Rfd1 Ne5 19.Nxe5 Rxe5 20.c4 Rae8 21.Rac1 Rg5 22.Kf1 Bc8 23.b5 Rxg2 24.Kxg2 Bxh3+ 25.Kg1 Qg5+ 0-1


Larry Wutt - Tim Fisher, Center Counter


1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qd6 4.Nf3 Nf6 5.Bc4 a6 6.d3 e6 7.Be3 b5 8.Bb3 Bb7 9.Qe2 Nbd7 10.0-0 Be7 11.Rad1 0-0 12.Ng5 c5 13.f3 Nb6 14.a3 Rfe8 15.Qf2 Nfd5 16.Nge4 Qc7 17.Nxd5 exd5 18.Nxc5 Bc8 19.d4 Bd6 20.g3 Bxg3! 21.hxg3 Rxe3 22.Rfe1 Rxe1+ 23.Rxe1 g6 24.Re5 Qd6 25.Qe2 Nd7 26.Nxd7 Bxd7 27.Kg2 Be6 28.f4 Kg7 29.Kf2 Re8? 30.Bxd5 Bg4 31.Qe3 Rxe5 32.Qxe5+ Qxe5 33.dxe5 Kf8 1-0


Ryan McCardell - Mike Filppu, English


1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.d3 Bc5 4.Nf3 d6 5.e3 0-0 6.Be2 c6 7.0-0 a6 8.Ng5 d5 9.d4 exd4 10.exd4 Bd6 11.c5 Bc7 12.Qc2 Nbd7 13.Bg4 g6 14.Be6 b6 (14...fxe6 15 Nxe6 Qe7 16 Nxc7! Rb8 17 Bf4 and White is having all the fun.) 15.Bxf7+ Rxf7 16.Ne6 Qe7 17.Nxc7 Ra7 18.N7xd5 cxd5 19.Bg5 bxc5 20.Nxd5 Qd6 21.Nxf6+ Nxf6 22.Bxf6 Qxf6 23.Qxc5 Rac7 24.Qe5 Qxe5 25.dxe5 Rc2 26.Rac1 Bf5 27.Rxc2 Bxc2 28.Rc1 Rd7 29.f4 Bf5 30.Rc6 Bd3 31.Rd6 Rxd6 32.exd6 0-1


Robert Blaha - Tom Mullikin, King's Gambit


1.e4 e5 2.f4 Nc6 3.Nf3 f5 (We see moves like this in the games of the old thematic King's Gambit tournaments (Vienna 1903, Abbazia 1913) in an attempt to de-gambitize the gambit. Otherwise it's very rarely played.) 4.Nc3 Nd4 5.Nxe5 d6 6.Qh5+ g6 7.Nxg6 Nf6 8.Qh4 Nxc2+ 9.Kd1 Nxa1 10.Nxh8 Be7 11.e5 dxe5 12.fxe5 f4 13.exf6 Bxf6 14.Qh5+ Kd7 15.Qd5+ Ke8 16.Qf7# 1-0


Renard Anderson - Paul Anderson, Caro-Kann


1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 Bf5 4.h4 h5 5.c4 e6 6.a3 a5 7.Nc3 Be7 8.cxd5 exd5 9.Be2 g6 10.Nf3 Na6 11.g3 Nc7 12.Be3 Ne6 13.Qd2 b5 14.Ng5 Nxg5 15.hxg5 b4 16.Na4 Bd7 17.g4 h4 18.f3 Rb8 19.Bd1 bxa3 20.bxa3 Rb5 21.0-0 Kf8 22.Kh2 Kg7 23.Qc1 Qb8 24.Kh1 Bf8 25.Bf4 Qe8 26.Rf2 Qe6 27.Rc2 Be7 28.Be2 Rb3 29.Rc3 Rb8 30.Rb1 Rxb1 31.Qxb1 Kh7 32.Bd3 c5 33.Nxc5 Bxc5 34.Rxc5 Ne7 35.Rxa5 Nc6 36.Ra6 Rb8 37.Rb6 Ra8 38.Qb2 Qe7 39.Bc1 Qd8 40.Rb5 Nxe5 41.dxe5 Bxb5 42.Bxb5 d4 43.Qb3 Qe7 44.a4 Kg7 45.Bf4 Rd8 46.Bd3 Qc5 47.e6 Qa5 48.Qd1 fxe6 49.Qe2 Qd5 50.Be5+ Kf7 51.Bf6 Rc8 52.Bxg6+ Kf8 53.Bd3 Kf7 54.Kg2 Rc3 55.Qe4 Qxe4 56.Bxe4 Rc4 57.a5 Ra4 58.Be5 Ra2+ 59.Kh3 Rd2 60.g6+ Kg8 61.a6 Ra2 62.Bxd4 Rxa6 63.Kxh4 Ra5 64.Bf6 Rc5 65.Kg3 Rb5 66.Kf4 Ra5 67.Bd4 Rb5 68.Bd3 Rd5 69.Ke3 Kf8 70.Bc4 Rg5 71.Bxe6 Rxg6 72.Bf5 Rh6 73.g5 Rh1 74.g6 Rg1 75.g7+ Kg8 76.Be4 1-0


Anthea Carson - Dean Brown, Sicilian


1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 g6 3.g3 Bg7 4.Bg2 Nf6 5.d3 0-0 6.0-0 d5 7.e5 Ng4 8.Re1 Nc6 9.Bf4 f6 10.e6 Qb6 11.Nc3 Rd8 12.Nd2 Qxb2 13.Nxd5 Rxd5 14.Qxg4 f5 15.Qd1 Rd8 16.Bxc6 Qxa1 17.Qe2 Qxe1+ 18.Qxe1 bxc6 19.Nc4 Ba6 20.Na5 Bb5 21.Nb7 Rdc8 22.Nxc5 a5 23.a4 Ba6 24.Nd7 Bd4 25.c3 Ba7 26.Qe5 Bxd3 27.Bh6 1-0


Ryan McCardell - Gary Bagstad, English


1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.Nf3 g6 4.g3 Bg7 5.Bg2 d6 6.0-0 f5 7.e3 Nf6 8.d4 e4 9.Nd2 0-0 10.b3 Bd7 11.Bb2 Nb4 12.Ne2 Qe7 13.Nf4 g5 14.Nh5 Nd3 15.Nxf6+ Rxf6 16.Bc3 Rh6 17.f3 exf3 18.Qxf3 Bc6 19.e4 fxe4 20.Nxe4 Nb4 21.Bxb4 Bxd4+ 22.Kh1 Bxa1 23.Rxa1 Re6 24.Re1 Re8 25.Nf6+ Qxf6 26.Qxf6 Rxe1+ 27.Bxe1 Rxe1+ 0-1


Evan Wright - Russ Stark, QGD


1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Nc6 4.Nc3 Nf6 5.e3 Be7 6.a3 0-0 7.cxd5 exd5 8.Bd3 a6 9.0-0 g6 10.Re1 Bd6 11.e4 dxe4 12.Nxe4 Bg4 13.Bg5 Be7 14.Nxf6+ Bxf6 15.Bxf6 Qxf6 16.d5 Nd4 17.Be4 Nxf3+ 18.Bxf3 Bxf3 19.Qxf3 Qxf3 20.gxf3 Rfd8 21.Re7 Rxd5 22.Rxc7 b5 23.Re1 Rad8 24.Ree7 Rg5+ 25.Kf1 Rf5 26.Ke2 Rd6 27.Ra7 Rdf6 28.Re3 Rh5 29.Re8+ Kg7 30.Rea8 Rxh2 31.Rxa6 h5 32.Rxf6 Kxf6 33.Rb8 Rg2 34.Rxb5 h4? 35.Kf1 h3 36.Rc5 g5 37.Rc4 Kg6 38.a4 Kh5 39.a5 f5 40.a6 g4 41.fxg4+ fxg4 42.a7 g3 43.fxg3 Rxb2 44.a8Q Rb1+ 45.Kf2 Rb2+ 46.Ke3 Rb3+ 47.Kf4 Rb6 48.Qe8+ Rg6 49.Rc5+ Kh6 50.Qh8# 1-0


Randy Canney - Renard Anderson, Sicilian


1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Qxd4 Bd7 5.c4 Nc6 6.Qd2 g6 7.b3 Bg7 8.Bb2 Nf6 9.Nc3 Bg4 10.Be2 0-0 11.0-0 Qa5 12.Rab1 a6 13.a3 e6 14.b4 Qc7 15.Rfd1 Bxf3 16.gxf3 Rfd8 17.Rbc1 Qe7 18.Qg5 h6 19.Qe3 Nh5 20.f4 Qh4 21.Bxh5 Qxh5 22.Rd2 g5 23.Ne2 Bxb2 24.Rxb2 Ne7 25.Kh1 Ng6 26.fxg5 Qxg5 27.f4 Qf6 28.Rd2 Kh7 29.Rcd1 Rac8 30.Rxd6 Rxd6 31.Rxd6 Rxc4 32.f5 Nh4 33.Kg1 Qa1+ 34.Kf2 Qh1 35.Qg3 Qxe4 36.fxe6 Nf5 37.exf7 Nxg3 38.f8Q Qxe2+ 0-1


Shaun MacMillan - Bill Whinemiller, Siciian


1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.f4 e6 4.Nf3 d6 5.Bb5 Bd7 6.0-0 Be7 7.d3 Bf6 8.Bxc6 Bxc6 9.Be3 Bxc3 10.bxc3 Nf6 11.Kh1 0-0 12.Qc1 Qa5 13.Bd2 Qa4 14.Qd1 Rfe8 15.c4 Rad8 16.Be3 d5 17.e5 Ng4 18.Bd2 dxc4 19.Ng5 Nh6 20.f5 cxd3 21.fxe6 fxe6 22.Qh5 Qg4 23.Qxg4 Nxg4 24.Nf7 Rd5 25.h3 Nxe5 26.Ng5 Nc4 27.Bc3 Rxg5 0-1


Gordon Randall - Joe Pahk, QP


1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.Nbd2 d5 4.e3 Nc6 5.Bd3 Bd6 6.0-0 0-0 7.b3 e5 8.dxe5 Nxe5 9.Bb2 Nxd3 10.cxd3 Bg4 11.Qc2 Re8 12.a3 c5 13.Rfe1 Rc8 14.e4 dxe4 15.dxe4 Bf4 16.Qc3 Bh6 17.Rad1 Qb6 18.Nc4 Qc6 19.Rd6 Qc7 20.Rxf6 g6 21.Rc6 1-0


Nathan Stark - Anthea Carson, QP London


1.d4 Nf6 2.Bf4 g6 3.e3 Bg7 4.Nd2 d6 5.Ngf3 Nh5 6.Bg5 h6 7.Bh4 g5 8.Ng1 Nf6 9.Bg3 Bf5 10.Be2 c6 11.c3 Na6 12.h4 g4 13.h5 Qd7 14.f3 gxf3 15.gxf3 Rg8 16.e4 Bh7 17.e5 Nd5 18.Ne4 dxe5 19.Bxa6 bxa6 20.dxe5 Qf5 21.Qa4 Rc8 22.Qxa6 Rc7 23.e6 Be5 24.exf7+ Kxf7 25.Bxe5 Qxe5 26.Qc4 e6 27.Qd4 Qf4 28.Kf2? Bxe4 29.Qxe4 Qg3+ 30.Ke2 Qg2+ 31.Kd3 Qxh1 32.c4 Nf6 33.Qe3 Rd7+ 34.Kc3 Qxh5 35.Re1 Qa5+ 36.Kc2 Rg2+ 37.Kb1 Qf5+ 38.Ka1 Rgd2 39.a3 Rd1+ 0-1


Phil Brown - Mike Filppu, Petrov


1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.d4 Nxe4 4.dxe5 Bc5 5.Be3 Bxe3 6.fxe3 d5 7.exd6 Nxd6 8.Nc3 Nc6 9.Qd2 Bd7 10.0-0-0 0-0 11.Bd3 Bg4 12.h3 Bxf3 13.gxf3 Ne5 14.Qg2 Qf6 15.Ne4 Nxd3+ 16.cxd3 Qe5 17.d4 Qe6 18.Rhg1 g6 19.Kb1 Nf5 20.Rge1 b6 21.Ng5 Nxe3 22.Nxe6 Nxg2 23.Nxc7 Nxe1 24.Nxa8 Nxf3 25.Nc7 Rd8 26.d5 h5 27.Rd3 Rd7 28.d6 Ne5 29.Rd1 Nc4 30.Ne8 Kf8 31.b3 Kxe8 32.bxc4 f5 33.a4 a5 34.Kc2 Kf7 35.c5 bxc5 36.Rd5 Ke6 37.Rxc5 Kxd6 38.Rxa5 Rc7+ 39.Kd2 Ke6 40.Rb5 g5 41.a5 Ra7 42.Ke3 ½-½


Renard Anderson - Bill Whinemiller, Sicilian


1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 d6 6.Bc4 e6 7.Be3 Be7 8.Qe2 0-0 9.0-0-0 a6 10.Bb3 Qc7 11.g4 Na5 12.g5 Nxb3+ 13.axb3 Nd7 14.Rhg1 b5 15.Qh5 Rd8 16.Nf5 Nf8 17.Bb6 Qd7 18.Nxe7+ Qxe7 19.Bxd8 Qxd8 20.e5 Bb7 21.Qe2 d5 22.Ne4 Qa5 23.Nd6 Qa1+ 24.Kd2 Qa5+ 25.b4! Qxb4+ 26.Kc1 Qf4+ 27.Kb1 Bc6 28.Rg4 Qxh2 29.Qf3 Qh5 30.Rdd4 Ra7 31.Rdf4 a5 32.g6! Nxg6 33.Rxf7 Ra8 34.Rxg7+! Kxg7 35.Qf6+ Kg8 36.Qxe6+ Kh8 37.Qf6+ Kg8 38.Nf5 Qh1+ 39.Ka2 Ra7 40.e6 d4 41.Qd8+ 1-0


Paul Anderson - Anthea Carson, English


1.c4 b6 2.Nc3 Bb7 3.e3 g6 4.Qc2 Bg7 5.b3 Nc6 6.a3 Nf6 7.Bb2 e5 8.Nf3 d6 9.h3 Ne7 10.Bd3 Nd7 11.b4 a5 12.e4 axb4 13.axb4 Rxa1+ 14.Bxa1 Qa8 15.Bb2 Nc6 16.Nd5 Qd8 17.b5 Nd4 18.Bxd4 exd4 19.0-0 0-0 20.Be2 Nf6 21.Nxf6+ Qxf6 22.d3 Ra8 23.Qb2 Qe7 24.Ra1 Rxa1+ 25.Qxa1 Qe8 26.Ne1 Bxe4! 27.Kf1 Bb7 28.Qa7 Qc8 29.Nc2 Qa8 30.Qxa8+ Bxa8 31.f4 Kf8 32.Kf2 Ke7 33.Bf3 Bxf3 34.Kxf3 f5 35.Nb4 (Now this knight dances rings around the bishop.) 35...h6 36.Nd5+ Kd7 37.Kg3 g5 38.Kf3 Bh8 39.g4 fxg4+ 40.Kxg4 gxf4 41.Kxf4 Kc8 42.Kf5 Kb7 43.Ne7 Be5 44.Nc6 Bg3 45.Nxd4 h5 46.Nc6 Kc8 47.Ke6 h4 48.d4 Bf2 49.d5 Bc5 50.Ke7 Be3 51.Ke8 Bf4 52.Ne7+ Kb7 53.Nf5 Bg3 54.Kd7 Bf2 55.Ng7 Bg3 56.Ne6 Be5 57.Nxc7 Bg3 58.Ne8 1-0


Robert Blaha - Rancy Canney, King's Gambit


1.e4 e5 2.f4 d5 3.Nf3 exf4 4.exd5 Nf6 5.d3 Nxd5 6.Be2 Bd6 7.c4 Ne3 8.Bxe3 fxe3 9.Nc3 0-0 10.Qc2 Nc6 11.a3 Bg4 12.0-0-0 Bxf3 13.Bxf3 Nd4 14.Qa4 c6 15.Rde1 Re8 16.Ne4 f5 17.Nxd6 Qxd6 18.Qd1 Rad8 19.Be2 b5 20.cxb5 cxb5 21.Kb1 b4 22.Qa4 bxa3 23.Qxa3 Qxa3 24.bxa3 Rb8+ 25.Ka2 Rec8 26.Bd1 e2 27.Ba4 Rc3 28.Rb1 Rxb1 29.Rxb1 Rxd3 30.Re1 f4 31.Kb2 Re3 32.Bd7 f3 0-1


Robert Rountree - Phil Brown, French


1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 exd5 4.Nf3 Nf6 5.Be2 Be7 6.0-0 0-0 7.Nbd2 Bf5 8.c3 b6 9.Ne5 c5 10.Ndf3 Nbd7 11.Nc6 Qe8 12.Re1 Ne4 13.Nxe7+ Qxe7 14.Bd3 Qd6 15.Ng5 Qg6 16.Qf3 Rfe8 17.Nh3 Bg4 18.Nf4 Bxf3 19.Nxg6 fxg6 20.gxf3 Nd6 21.Bf4 Nf5 22.Bb5 Rxe1+ 23.Rxe1 Nf8 24.Bc6 Rc8 25.Bxd5+ Kh8 26.dxc5 bxc5 27.Bb7 Rd8 28.Bg5 Rd7 29.Bc6 Rd6 30.Bb5 Ne6 31.Bc4 h6 32.Rxe6 Rd1+ 33.Kg2 hxg5 34.a4 Nh4+ 35.Kh3 Rg1 36.f4 Nf3 37.Re8+ Kh7 38.Be6 gxf4 39.Bg4 Ng5+ 40.Kh4 Nf7 41.Rc8 Rg2 42.Kh3 Rxf2 43.b4 cxb4 44.cxb4 Kh6 45.Rc3 Ng5+ 46.Kh4 Rxh2+ 47.Bh3 f3 48.Kg4 Rxh3 49.b5 f2 50.Rc1 Ra3 51.Rf1 Rxa4+ 52.Kg3 Rb4 (52 Ne4+ looks a lot simpler.) 53.Rh1+ Nh3 54.Rxh3+ Kg5 55.Kxf2 Rxb5 56.Ra3 a5 57.Rg3+ Kf5 58.Rf3+ Ke6 59.Re3+ Re5 60.Ra3 Kd6 61.Rd3+ Rd5 62.Rf3 Kc5 63.Rf7 Kb4 64.Rxg7 a4 (Confidence, no?) 65.Rxg6 Rb5 66.Kf3 a3 67.Rg1 a2 68.Ke3 Ka3 69.Kd4 Rb1 70.Rg3+ Ka4 71.Rg7 a1Q+ 72.Kc4 Qxg7 0-1


Mike Filppu - Nathan Stark, Center Counter


1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Nf6 3.Nf3 Nxd5 4.d4 g6 5.c4 Nb6 6.Be2 Bg7 7.0-0 0-0 8.Be3 Nc6 9.Qd2 Re8 10.Nc3 e5 11.d5 Nd4 12.Nxd4 exd4 13.Bxd4 Bxd4 14.Qxd4 Qg5 15.Ne4 Qe5 16.Nf6+ Kh8 17.Qh4 h5 18.Nxe8 Qxe8 19.Rfe1 Qf8 20.a4 Bf5 21.g4 Bc2 22.gxh5 Qh6 23.c5 Nd7 24.Bb5 Bf5 25.c6 bxc6 26.Bxc6 Rg8 27.Re3 Kh7 28.Rg3 g5 29.Qd4 Qxh5 30.Bxd7 Bxd7 31.Re1 Bh3 32.f3 g4 33.f4 Qf5 34.Qe4 Qxe4 35.Rxe4 Rd8 36.Rd3 Kg6 37.Re7 c5 38.Rxa7 Re8 39.Kf2 Re4 40.Kg3 Re2 41.d6 f5 42.Kh4 (42 d7? Kh5 and ...Rg2 mate) 42...Rxh2 43.d7 Bf1+ 44.Kg3 (Perpetual check from g2 and h2) ½-½


Evan Wright - Dean Brown, Benko Gambit


1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 b5 4.cxb5 a6 5.e3 axb5 6.Bxb5 Qa5+ 7.Nc3 g6 8.Bd2 Bg7 9.a4 0-0 10.Nf3 d6 11.0-0 Bb7 12.Re1 Qc7 13.e4 Na6 14.Bg5 Nb4 15.Qb3 Rfe8? 16.Bxe8 Nxe8 17.Nb5 Qd8 18.Rad1 h6 19.Bf4 Nf6 20.Nc3 Ra5 21.e5 Nh5 22.exd6 Nxf4 23.dxe7 Qe8 24.d6 Bc6 25.d7! Bxd7 26.Rxd7! Ne6 27.Rxe6! 1-0


Ryan McCardell - Gerry Sunderland, English


1.c4 e6 2.d3 d5 3.cxd5 exd5 4.Nf3 Nf6 5.g3 Bd6 6.Bg2 c6 7.b3 0-0 8.Bb2 Re8 9.0-0 Nbd7 10.Nbd2 Qe7 11.Re1 Ba3 12.Bxa3 Qxa3 13.e4 dxe4 14.dxe4 Ng4 15.Nc4 Qc5 16.Qd2 Nde5 17.Nfxe5 Nxe5 18.Nxe5 Qxe5 19.Rad1 Qh5 20.e5 Bh3 21.Re4 Bxg2 22.Kxg2 Qf5 23.Qd4 Qc8 24.Qd7 Rd8 25.Qxc8 Raxc8 26.Red4 Re8 27.Rd7 Rb8 28.f4 Kf8 29.Kf3 Re7 30.h4 Ke8 31.Rxe7+ Kxe7 32.f5 c5 33.g4 h6 34.g5 hxg5 35.hxg5 b6 36.Kf4 Rb7 37.f6+ gxf6 38.gxf6+ Ke8 39.Kf5 Rd7 40.Rh1 Rd2 41.Rh8+ Kd7 42.a4 Rd1 43.Ra8 Rf1+ 44.Kg4 Rg1+ 45.Kf3 a5 46.Ra7+ Ke6 47.Re7+ Kf5 48.Rxf7 Kxe5 49.Rb7 Rf1+ 50.Ke3 Rxf6 51.Re7+ Kd6 52.Re8 Rh6 53.Kd3 Kd7 54.Re5 Kc6 55.Re8 Rh3+ 56.Kc4 Rh4+ 57.Kc3 Rb4 58.Re6+ Kd5 59.Re8 Kd6 60.Rd8+ Ke5 61.Re8+ Kf4 62.Rf8+ Ke3 63.Re8+ Kf2 64.Rf8+ Ke2 65.Re8+ Kd1 66.Rd8+ Kc1 67.Rh8 Kb1 68.Rh1+? (68 Rh2) 68...Ka2 69.Rh2+ Ka3 70.Rb2 c4 71.Rb1 Rxb3+ A tough fight! 0-1


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