2012 Closed Challengers

Rook Rook Manitou Springse, Colorado

 

Games from 2012 Closed Challengers
April 20-22, 2012, Manitou Springs
Selection and comments by Richard Buchanan

[Event "2012 Clsd Challengers"]
[Site "Shredder for iPhone / iPod to"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Jackson Chen"]
[Black "Mark Schlagenhauf"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B06"]
[WhiteElo "1972"]
[BlackElo "2019"]
[PlyCount "76"]
[EventDate "2012.??.??"]

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. Be3 a6 5. Qd2 Nd7 6. f3 b5 7. a4 b4 8. Nd1 Rb8
9. c3 bxc3 10. bxc3 c5 11. Bd3 Ngf6 12. Ne2 O-O 13. O-O cxd4 14. cxd4 e5 15.
Ndc3 Qa5 16. d5 Nc5 17. Bc2 Nh5 18. Na2 Qxd2 19. Bxd2 Rb2 20. Nb4 a5 21. Bc3
Rxb4 22. Bxb4 axb4 23. Rfb1 Ba6 24. Nc1 Rb8 25. Nb3 Bh6 26. Kf2 Nxb3 27. Bxb3
Bd2 28. g3 Nf6 29. Ra2 Bc3 30. Ke3 Nd7 31. Bd1 Nc5 32. Be2 b3 33. Ra3 Bb4 34.
Raa1 Bc3 35. Ra3 Bxe2 36. Kxe2 Ra8 37. g4 Ra5 38. g5 Kf8 0-1

[Event "2012 Clsd Challengers"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Nia Neilson"]
[Black "Damian Nash"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B06"]
[WhiteElo "2074"]
[BlackElo "2043"]
[Annotator "D. Nash"]
[PlyCount "97"]

{(Notes by Damian)} 1. d4 Nc6 2. Nf3 d6 3. e4 g6 4. Be2 Bg7 5. O-O e5 6. Bg5 f6
7. Be3 Nh6 8. h3 O-O 9. Qd2 Nf7 10. Nc3 a6 11. Bc4 Kh8 12. Rad1 Bd7 13. a3 Qe8
14. Nd5 Rc8 15. Nb4 $2 f5 $2 {(15...Nxd5)} 16. Bxf7 Qxf7 $15 17. dxe5 Nxe5 18.
Nxe5 Bxe5 19. Bd4 Qe7 20. Bxe5+ Qxe5 21. exf5 Bxf5 22. Rfe1 Qg7 23. Nd5 Rf7 24.
c3 Rcf8 25. Re2 c6 26. Nf4 Qf6 $4 27. Qxd6 $16 Qh4 28. Rd4 Qh6 29. Re7 Qg7 30.
Rxf7 Qxf7 31. Rd2 Re8 32. Re2 Kg8 33. Kh2 g5 $2 34. Rxe8+ Qxe8 35. Qf6 $1 gxf4
36. Qxf5 Qe2 37. Qg4+ $1 Qxg4 38. hxg4 $18 Kg7 39. f3 Kg6 40. g3 Kg5 41. Kg2 c5
42. c4 b5 43. b3 bxc4 44. bxc4 a5 45. a4 h6 46. Kf2 h5 47. gxf4+ Kxf4 48. gxh5
Kg5 49. Ke3 1-0

[Event "2012 Clsd Challengers"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Daoud Zupa"]
[Black "Josh Jex"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D25"]
[WhiteElo "2001"]
[BlackElo "2006"]
[PlyCount "91"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bg4 5. Bxc4 e6 6. O-O Nbd7 7. Qe2 c5 8.
Rd1 Qc7 9. Bb3 Bd6 10. h3 Bxf3 11. Qxf3 O-O 12. Nc3 a6 13. Bd2 cxd4 14. exd4
Rfd8 15. Rac1 Qb8 16. Bg5 h6 17. Be3 Nb6 18. Bxh6 Nbd5 19. Bg5 Bf4 20. Bxf4
Nxf4 21. Ne4 Nxe4 22. Qxe4 Rd7 23. h4 Nd5 24. g3 Qd8 25. Rc5 b6 26. Rc2 Rc8 27.
Rcd2 Rdc7 28. Kg2 Rc1 29. h5 Rxd1 30. Rxd1 Qg5 31. Bxd5 Qxd5 32. Qxd5 exd5 33.
Rd2 Kh7 34. Kf3 Kh6 35. g4 f5 36. gxf5 Kxh5 37. Kf4 Re8 38. f3 g5+ 39. fxg6
Kxg6 40. Rg2+ Kf6 41. Rh2 Kg6 42. Rc2 Re6 43. Rc7 Rf6+ 44. Ke5 Rf5+ 45. Ke6 b5
46. Rg7+ 1-0

[Event "2012 Clsd Challengers"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Josh Jex"]
[Black "Mark Schlagenhauf"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B06"]
[WhiteElo "2006"]
[BlackElo "2019"]
[PlyCount "104"]

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nf3 d6 4. Nc3 a6 5. Be3 Nd7 6. Qd2 b5 7. Bd3 c5 8. O-O
cxd4 9. Nxd4 Bb7 10. Kh1 Rc8 11. f3 Ngf6 12. Bh6 O-O 13. Bxg7 Kxg7 14. Rfc1 e5
15. Nb3 Nb6 16. Na5 Ba8 17. Qe2 Re8 18. a4 b4 19. Nd1 Nbd7 20. Nc4 Nc5 21. a5
d5 22. Nb6 dxe4 23. fxe4 Nxd3 24. cxd3 Rxc1 25. Rxc1 Nh5 26. Rc8 Qh4 27. Qf2
Qxf2 28. Nxf2 Rxc8 29. Nxc8 Nf4 30. Kg1 Bc6 31. Nd6 Kf6 32. g3 Ne6 33. Nc4 Nc5
34. Kf1 Bb5 35. Ke2 Ke6 36. Ke3 Na4 37. Nd1 Nc5 38. Nf2 Nb3 39. Nd1 Bxc4 40.
dxc4 Nxa5 41. Kd3 Kd6 42. Ne3 Nb3 43. Nd5 Kc5 44. g4 Na5 45. Ne3 h6 46. h4 h5
47. gxh5 gxh5 48. Nd5 Nxc4 49. Nf6 Nxb2+ 50. Kc2 Nc4 51. Nxh5 Ne3+ 52. Kb2 Ng2
0-1

[Event "2012 Clsd Challengers"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Damian Nash"]
[Black "Daoud Zupa"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A00"]
[WhiteElo "2043"]
[BlackElo "2001"]
[Annotator "D Nash"]
[PlyCount "59"]

1. Nc3 d5 2. e4 d4 3. Nce2 g6 4. d3 Bg7 5. f4 e6 6. Nf3 Ne7 7. Bd2 c5 8. c4
Nbc6 9. g3 O-O 10. g4 f5 11. gxf5 gxf5 12. Ng3 e5 13. Nh5 Ng6 14. Nxg7 Kxg7 15.
Qe2 fxe4 16. dxe4 Nxf4 17. Rg1+ Kh8 18. Bxf4 Rxf4 19. Ng5 Qe7 20. O-O-O Bd7 21.
Rd3 Raf8 22. Bh3 Rf2 23. Qh5 Rxh2 24. Nxh7 {( 24 Rdg3! appears to win. -
Damian)} Qxh7 25. Qxh7+ Kxh7 26. Bxd7 Nb4 27. Rdg3 Nxa2+ 28. Kb1 Nb4 29. Rg7+
Kh8 30. Bf5 1/2-1/2

[Event "2012 Clsd Challengers"]
[Site "Shredder for iPhone / iPod to"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Jackson Chen"]
[Black "Nina Neilson"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B34"]
[WhiteElo "1972"]
[BlackElo "2074"]
[PlyCount "63"]
[EventDate "2012.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. Be3 e6 7. Bc4 Nge7 8.
O-O O-O 9. Bb3 b6 10. Qd2 Ba6 11. Rfd1 Ne5 12. Ndb5 N7c6 13. h3 Na5 14. Bd4
Nec4 15. Qc1 Bxb5 16. Nxb5 a6 17. Bxg7 Kxg7 18. Bxc4 Nxc4 19. Nd4 b5 20. a4 Rb8
21. Nc6 Qc7 22. Nxb8 Rxb8 23. b3 Ne5 24. Qd2 Rd8 25. axb5 axb5 26. Qa5 Rc8 27.
Qxb5 Qc3 28. Qa5 Rc5 29. Qxc3 Rxc3 30. f4 Nc6 31. Rxd7 Nb4 32. Raa7 1-0

[Event "2012 Clsd Challengers"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Mark Schlagenhauf"]
[Black "Nia Neilson"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D54"]
[WhiteElo "2019"]
[BlackElo "2074"]
[PlyCount "45"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e3 O-O 6. Rc1 b6 7. Be2 Bb7 8. Bxf6
Bxf6 9. cxd5 exd5 10. Bf3 Na6 11. Nge2 c5 12. O-O Nc7 13. dxc5 bxc5 14. Nf4 Rb8
15. Nfxd5 Bxd5 16. Nxd5 Nxd5 17. Qxd5 Qxd5 18. Bxd5 Rxb2 19. Rxc5 Rd2 20. Bb3
Rd7 21. Rfc1 Bd8 22. Kf1 Bb6 23. Rc8 1/2-1/2

[Event "2012 Clsd Challengers"]
[Site "Shredder for iPhone / iPod to"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Daoud Zupa"]
[Black "Jackson Chen"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D23"]
[WhiteElo "2031"]
[BlackElo "1972"]
[PlyCount "92"]
[EventDate "2012.??.??"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Qc2 dxc4 5. Qxc4 Bf5 6. g3 e6 7. Bg2 Nbd7 8. e3
Bd6 9. Nc3 h6 10. O-O O-O 11. Rd1 Qe7 12. Qe2 e5 13. e4 Bh7 14. d5 Nb6 15. Nd2
cxd5 16. exd5 Rfd8 17. Nde4 a6 18. Be3 Nbd7 19. Rac1 Nxe4 20. Nxe4 Bxe4 21.
Bxe4 Rac8 22. Bf5 Rxc1 23. Bxc1 Nf6 24. Qc4 Qc7 25. Qb3 Bc5 26. Be3 Bxe3 27.
fxe3 Qc5 28. Qc3 Qxc3 29. bxc3 Rxd5 30. Rxd5 Nxd5 31. Be4 Nxc3 32. Bxb7 Nxa2
33. Bxa6 Nb4 34. Bc4 g6 35. Kf2 Kg7 36. Ke2 f5 37. h4 Nc6 38. Kf2 Nd8 39. Bd5
Kf6 40. e4 Ne6 41. Kf3 Nc5 42. exf5 gxf5 43. g4 e4+ 44. Kg3 Ke5 45. g5 hxg5 46.
h5 Kf6 0-1

[Event "2012 Clsd Challengers"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Damian Nash"]
[Black "Josh Jex"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B06"]
[WhiteElo "2043"]
[BlackElo "2006"]
[PlyCount "84"]

1. Nc3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f4 Bg4 6. Nge2 Nc6 7. h3 Bxe2 8.
Nxe2 e5 9. d3 O-O 10. O-O Qe7 11. c3 Rad8 12. Kh2 Rfe8 13. f5 d5 14. fxg6 hxg6
15. Rxf6 Qxf6 16. exd5 Ne7 17. c4 c6 18. dxc6 Nxc6 19. Nc3 Nb4 20. Ne4 Qb6 21.
c5 Qa6 22. Nd6 Rxd6 23. cxd6 Qxd6 24. Bxb7 Qxd3 25. Qxd3 Nxd3 26. Be3 Rb8 27.
Bd5 Rxb2+ 28. Kg1 Nb4 29. Bb3 Nc2 30. Bxc2 Rxc2 31. Bxa7 e4 32. Rd1 Rxa2 33.
Rd8+ Kh7 34. Rd7 Rxa7 35. Rd8 e3 36. Kf1 Ra2 37. Re8 Rf2+ 38. Ke1 Bc3+ 39. Kd1
Rd2+ 40. Kc1 e2 41. g4 Rd1+ 42. Kc2 e1=Q 0-1

[Event "2012 Clsd Challengers"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Nia Neilson"]
[Black "Daoud Zupa"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A08"]
[WhiteElo "2074"]
[BlackElo "2001"]
[PlyCount "111"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d3 g6 4. g3 Bg7 5. Bg2 e6 6. O-O Nge7 7. c3 d5 8. Na3 b6
9. Nc2 a5 10. Re1 d4 11. e5 dxc3 12. bxc3 Ra7 13. Bg5 h6 14. Bxe7 Qxe7 15. Rb1
Qd8 16. d4 Rd7 17. Qe2 cxd4 18. cxd4 Rb7 19. Nd2 Bd7 20. Ne4 O-O 21. Nc5 Rb8
22. Nxd7 Qxd7 23. Qb5 Rfc8 24. Ne3 Rc7 25. Nc4 Nb4 26. Qxd7 Rxd7 27. a3 Nc2 28.
Re2 Nxd4 29. Reb2 b5 30. a4 b4 31. Nxa5 Bxe5 32. Rxb4 Rxb4 33. Rxb4 Nc2 34. Rc4
Ne1 35. Nc6 Rd1 36. Bf1 Nf3+ 37. Kg2 Ne1+ 38. Kh3 Bd6 39. a5 Ra1 40. Rc3 Kg7
41. a6 Bc7 42. Rb3 g5 43. g4 h5 44. Be2 Ra4 45. Rb7 Bd6 46. Rd7 Bc5 47. Ne5 Re4
48. Rxf7+ Kg8 49. a7 Bxa7 50. Rxa7 Rxe2 51. Nf7 Rxf2 52. Nxg5 hxg4+ 53. Kxg4
Rxh2 54. Nxe6 Rg2+ 55. Kf5 Nd3 56. Nf4 {and a draw was soon agreed.} 1/2-1/2



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