2012 Colorado Closed

Rook Rook Manitou Springse, Colorado

 

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

[Event "2012 CO Closed"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Brian Wall"]
[Black "Robert Fordon"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D00"]
[WhiteElo "2248"]
[BlackElo "2130"]
[PlyCount "99"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. Bxf6 exf6 4. g3 Be6 5. e3 Nd7 6. Bg2 Be7 7. Ne2 c6 8.
Nd2 O-O 9. O-O f5 10. c4 dxc4 11. Nf4 Nb6 12. Nxe6 fxe6 13. a4 a5 14. Rc1 Qd7
15. Nxc4 Nxc4 16. Rxc4 Rac8 17. Qc2 Rfd8 18. Rc1 Ra8 19. Qe2 Re8 20. Qf3 Rad8
21. R4c2 Bd6 22. Rd1 Bc7 23. Bf1 Qd5 24. Qe2 Bb6 25. Qd2 Qd6 26. Bc4 Kh8 27.
Qc3 Qb4 28. Ra1 Qxc3 29. bxc3 Rd7 30. Rb1 Bd8 31. Rcb2 Ree7 32. f4 g6 33. Kf2
Kg7 34. Kf3 Kf6 35. h3 h6 36. Re1 Rg7 37. e4 Rde7 38. Rbe2 fxe4+ 39. Rxe4 Kf7
40. Bxe6+ Kf8 41. h4 h5 42. c4 Bc7 43. Rb1 Bd6 44. c5 Bb8 45. Ke3 Ba7 46. Kd3
Re8 47. Bh3 Rxe4 48. Kxe4 Re7+ 49. Kd3 Ke8 50. Bc8 1-0

[Event "Colorado closed"]
[Site ""]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Zach Bekkedahl"]
[Black "Eric Montany"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteElo "2081"]
[BlackElo "2118"]
[PlyCount "123"]
[EventDate "2012.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. c3 e6 3. d4 d5 4. e5 Qb6 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. a3 Nh6 7. b4 cxd4 8. cxd4
Nf5 9. Bb2 Be7 10. Bd3 O-O 11. O-O Bd7 12. Bxf5 exf5 13. Nc3 Be6 14. Na4 Qd8
15. Nc5 b6 16. Nd3 g5 17. Nfe1 h6 18. f4 g4 19. Nc2 Qd7 20. Ne3 Rac8 21. Nf2 h5
22. h3 Bh4 23. hxg4 fxg4 24. f5 Bxf5 25. Nd3 Be4 26. Nf4 Bg5 27. Qb3 Bxf4 28.
Rxf4 Ne7 29. Raf1 Qb5 30. Qd1 Qd3 31. Qxd3 Bxd3 32. R1f2 Rc6 33. Kh2 b5 34. Rf6
Rxf6 35. exf6 Ng6 36. Nxd5 Re8 37. Rd2 Bc4 38. Ne7+ Nxe7 39. fxe7 Rxe7 40. d5
Rd7 41. d6 Kh7 42. Bf6 Kg6 43. Be7 Be6 44. Kg3 Kf5 45. Rf2+ Ke4 46. Kh4 Kd3 47.
Kxh5 Kc3 48. Re2 Kb3 49. Re3+ Ka2 50. Rxe6 fxe6 51. Kxg4 Kxa3 52. Kf3 a5 53. g4
axb4 54. g5 b3 55. g6 b2 56. g7 b1=Q 57. g8=Q Qd3+ 58. Kf2 Qd4+ 59. Kf3 Qd5+
60. Kf2 Rxd6 61. Qg3+ Kb2 62. Qxd6 1/2-1/2

[Event "2012 CO Closed"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Eric Montany"]
[Black "Brian Wall"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A42"]
[WhiteElo "2248"]
[BlackElo "2118"]
[PlyCount "53"]

1. d4 a6 2. e4 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 d6 5. Bg5 f6 6. Be3 Nh6 7. f3 Nf7 8. Bd3 e5
9. d5 f5 10. exf5 gxf5 11. Qc2 Qf6 12. O-O-O O-O 13. Nge2 Kh8 14. g4 e4 15.
fxe4 fxg4 16. Rdf1 Qe7 17. h3 Nd7 18. hxg4 Nde5 19. Nf4 Nxd3+ 20. Qxd3 Ne5 21.
Qe2 Kg8 22. g5 Bh8 23. g6 Nxg6 24. Rfg1 Rxf4 25. Bxf4 Bd7 26. Bg5 Qe5 27. Qh5
1-0

[Event "2012 CO Closed"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Robert Fordon"]
[Black "Kevin Seidler"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A25"]
[WhiteElo "2130"]
[BlackElo "2106"]
[PlyCount "91"]

1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 f5 4. Bg2 Nf6 5. d3 Bb4 6. Bd2 Bxc3 7. Bxc3 d6 8. e4
O-O 9. Ne2 Qe8 10. Qd2 a6 11. O-O Qh5 12. f4 fxe4 13. dxe4 Ng4 14. h3 Nf6 15.
g4 Bxg4 16. hxg4 Nxg4 17. Rf3 Qh2+ 18. Kf1 exf4 19. Qd5+ Kh8 20. Bxg7+ Kxg7 21.
Qg5+ Kh8 22. Qxg4 Ne5 23. Qh3 Nxf3 24. Qxf3 Rf6 25. Rd1 Rg8 26. Rd3 Qh4 27. Rd5
Rg5 28. Rxg5 Qxg5 29. Bh3 Qh4 30. Bf5 Rh6 31. Nxf4 Qh1+ 32. Kf2 Qc1 33. Ne2
Qxb2 34. Kg2 Qa1 35. Bh3 Rg6+ 36. Kh2 Qb2 37. Bg4 Qg7 38. Kh3 Qh6+ 39. Kg2 Qg5
40. Kh3 Rf6 41. Qc3 h5 42. Bf5 Kg8 43. Qf3 Kf7 44. Nf4 Rxf5 45. exf5 Qxf5+ 46.
Kh4 1/2-1/2

[Event "Colorado closed"]
[Site ""]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Robert Ramirez"]
[Black "Zach Bekkedahl"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteElo "2147"]
[BlackElo "2081"]
[PlyCount "124"]
[EventDate "2012.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 g6 3. f4 Bg7 4. Nf3 d6 5. Bc4 Nf6 6. d3 Nc6 7. O-O Bg4 8. Bb5
O-O 9. Bxc6 bxc6 10. Qe1 Bxf3 11. Rxf3 e6 12. Bd2 Ng4 13. h3 Nh6 14. g4 f5 15.
g5 Nf7 16. h4 h5 17. Rb1 Qd7 18. Kg2 Rae8 19. Qf2 Bd4 20. Qg3 d5 21. e5 Bxc3
22. Bxc3 d4 23. Bd2 Rb8 24. b3 Qe7 25. Qe1 Nd8 26. Qc1 Nb7 27. Qa3 Kf7 28. Rff1
Rfc8 29. Qa4 Qc7 30. Qc4 Qd7 31. Kf2 Qc7 32. Rb2 Qb6 33. Rfb1 Qc7 34. b4 cxb4
35. Qxb4 Qd7 36. Qc4 Rc7 37. a4 Rbc8 38. a5 Nd8 39. a6 Qd5 40. Qa4 c5 41. Ba5
Re7 42. Bd2 c4 43. Rb5 Qc6 44. Bb4 Rd7 45. Bc5 cxd3 46. cxd3 Rcc7 47. Bd6 Rc8
48. R5b4 Qxa4 49. Rxa4 Rc2+ 50. Kf3 Ke8 51. Rxd4 Ra2 52. Rb8 Rxa6 53. Rc4 Rb6
54. Ra8 Rbb7 55. Ke3 a5 56. Rcc8 Ra7 57. Rxd8+ Kf7 58. Rf8+ Kg7 59. Rg8+ Kh7
60. Rh8+ Kg7 61. Rag8+ Kf7 62. Bf8 Ke8 1-0

[Event "2012 CO Closed"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Brian Wall"]
[Black "Robert Ramirez"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A45"]
[WhiteElo "2248"]
[BlackElo "2147"]
[PlyCount "120"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 e6 3. e4 h6 4. Bxf6 Qxf6 5. c3 d5 6. e5 Qd8 7. Bd3 c5 8. dxc5
Bxc5 9. Nf3 Nc6 10. O-O Bd7 11. b4 Bb6 12. a3 g5 13. h3 h5 14. b5 Na5 15. Nd4
g4 16. Nd2 Qg5 17. f4 gxf3 18. N2xf3 Qg3 19. Kh1 Rg8 20. Qe2 O-O-O 21. Ra2 Kb8
22. a4 Rc8 23. Rc2 Nc4 24. Qf2 Qxf2 25. Rfxf2 Rg7 26. Rfe2 Na5 27. Kh2 Bc7 28.
Kg1 Rf8 29. Kf1 Rfg8 30. c4 dxc4 31. Bxc4 Nxc4 32. Rxc4 Bb6 33. Rcc2 Rd8 34.
Re4 Be8 35. Rc4 Rg8 36. Rh4 a6 37. bxa6 bxa6 38. Rxh5 Rc8 39. Rb4 Rc1+ 40. Ne1
Ka7 41. Ndc2 Bc6 42. Ke2 Ba5 43. Rf4 Bxg2 44. Rxf7+ Kb6 45. Rh4 Bd5 46. Rf1 Rc8
47. Ne3 Bb3 48. Nd3 Rxf1 49. Kxf1 Rf8+ 50. Ke2 Rc8 51. Rd4 Rh8 52. h4 Bc3 53.
Rd6+ Kc7 54. Nc5 Bxe5 55. Rxa6 Bd5 56. Nxe6+ Bxe6 57. Rxe6 Rxh4 58. Rxe5 Rxa4
59. Kd3 Rh4 60. Re6 Kd7 1/2-1/2

[Event "Colorado closed"]
[Site ""]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Kevin Seidler"]
[Black "Zach Bekkedahl"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[WhiteElo "2106"]
[BlackElo "2081"]
[PlyCount "107"]
[EventDate "2012.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 g6 3. f4 Bg7 4. Nf3 d6 5. Bb5+ Bd7 6. O-O Bxb5 7. Nxb5 Qd7 8.
c4 Nc6 9. d3 a6 10. Nc3 Nd4 11. Rb1 e6 12. Qe1 Ne7 13. b4 Nc2 14. Qd2 Nxb4 15.
Bb2 O-O 16. a3 Nbc6 17. Na4 Rad8 18. Bxg7 Kxg7 19. Qb2+ e5 20. fxe5 dxe5 21.
Nxc5 Qc7 22. Ng5 Qd6 23. Qf2 Qd4 24. Rxb7 Qxf2+ 25. Rxf2 h6 26. Nf3 Rfe8 27.
Rfb2 g5 28. Ne1 Rb8 29. Nc2 a5 30. Ne3 Rxb7 31. Rxb7 Nd4 32. Nd5 Nec6 33. Nb3
Nc2 34. Rb6 Rc8 35. a4 Ne1 36. Nc1 Nc2 37. Kf2 Kf8 38. Nb3 h5 39. Nc5 Kg7 40.
Nd7 N2d4 41. Rb7 Kg6 42. N7b6 Re8 43. Rc7 Nb4 44. Ke3 Nbc6 45. Rc8 Rxc8 46.
Nxc8 f6 47. Nce7+ Kf7 48. Nxc6 Nxc6 49. c5 Ke6 50. Nb6 Nd4 51. Nc4 Nb3 52. c6
Ke7 53. Ke2 Nd4+ 54. Kd2 1/2-1/2

[Event "2012 CO Closed"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Eric Montany"]
[Black "Roberrt Fordon"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A65"]
[WhiteElo "2118"]
[BlackElo "2130"]
[PlyCount "76"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 e6 4. Nc3 exd5 5. cxd5 d6 6. e4 g6 7. f3 Bg7 8. Bg5
O-O 9. Qd2 a6 10. a4 Nbd7 11. Nh3 Rb8 12. Be2 Qc7 13. Nf2 c4 14. O-O b5 15.
axb5 axb5 16. b4 cxb3 17. Nxb5 Qb6 18. Rab1 Nc5 19. Nd4 Bd7 20. Be3 Ba4 21. Nd1
Qb4 22. Nc3 Nfd7 23. Rfd1 Ne5 24. Ncb5 Qxd2 25. Rxd2 Rb6 26. Nxb3 Bxb3 27. Bxc5
dxc5 28. Rxb3 c4 29. Rb1 Rfb8 30. f4 Nd3 31. Rxd3 cxd3 32. Bxd3 Bd4+ 33. Kf1
Be3 34. g3 g5 35. Ke2 gxf4 36. Kf3 Bc5 37. gxf4 Rh6 38. Kg4 Rxh2 1/2-1/2

[Event "Colorado closed"]
[Site ""]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Zach Bekkedahl"]
[Black "Brian Wall"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteElo "2081"]
[BlackElo "2248"]
[PlyCount "73"]
[EventDate "2012.??.??"]

1. e4 a6 2. d4 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. c3 b5 5. Bd3 Bb7 6. O-O Nf6 7. Re1 Be7 8. Bg5 d6
9. Nbd2 O-O 10. Qb1 h6 11. e5 dxe5 12. Bxf6 gxf6 13. dxe5 f5 14. c4 b4 15. Qc2
Kh8 16. Bf1 Rg8 17. g3 Nc6 18. Bg2 Qc7 19. a4 Rad8 20. Nb3 Nd4 21. Nfxd4 cxd4
22. Bxb7 Qxb7 23. Rad1 Rg4 24. h3 Rg6 25. c5 f4 26. c6 Qa7 27. Rd3 fxg3 28.
fxg3 Rgg8 29. Kh2 Rd5 30. Qf2 Qc7 31. Rxd4 Rxd4 32. Nxd4 Bc5 33. Qf4 Rd8 34.
Qxh6+ Kg8 35. Qg5+ Kh7 36. Nf3 Bf8 37. Re4 1-0

[Event "2012 CO Closed"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Kevin Seidler"]
[Black "Eric Montany"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B21"]
[WhiteElo "2106"]
[BlackElo "2118"]
[PlyCount "130"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 e6 3. f4 d5 4. Nf3 dxe4 5. Nxe4 Nc6 6. Bb5 Bd7 7. O-O Nh6 8. b3
Be7 9. Bb2 O-O 10. a3 Nf5 11. Bd3 f6 12. Kh1 Ncd4 13. Nxd4 cxd4 14. Rf3 Qc7 15.
Qe2 Bd6 16. Raf1 Rac8 17. Qf2 Bc6 18. Nxd6 Qxd6 19. Rh3 Rfd8 20. Re1 Re8 21.
Kg1 Rcd8 22. Bxf5 exf5 23. Rxe8+ Rxe8 24. Qxd4 Qxd4+ 25. Bxd4 Re2 26. Rg3 Rxd2
27. Bxf6 g6 28. c4 Kf7 29. Bc3 Rc2 30. Kf1 Bxg2+ 31. Rxg2 Rxc3 32. Rg3 Rc1+ 33.
Kg2 Rc2+ 34. Kg1 Rc1+ 35. Kg2 Rc2+ 36. Kg1 Rd2 37. Rh3 h5 38. Rg3 Kf6 39. h3 a5
40. Kf1 Rd4 41. Rf3 a4 42. c5 axb3 43. Rxb3 Rxf4+ 44. Kg2 Rc4 45. Rxb7 Rxc5 46.
a4 Rc2+ 47. Kg3 Rc3+ 48. Kg2 Ra3 49. Rb4 g5 50. Rb6+ Ke5 51. Rb4 g4 52. hxg4
hxg4 53. Kf2 Kf6 54. Kg2 Kg5 55. Kh2 Kh4 56. Rf4 Ra2+ 57. Kg1 Kg5 58. Rb4 g3
59. Kf1 f4 60. Rd4 Kg4 61. Rc4 Kh3 62. Rc8 g2+ 63. Kg1 Ra1+ 64. Kf2 g1=Q+ 65.
Kf3 Qe3# 0-1

[Event "2012 CO Closed"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Robert Fordon"]
[Black "Robert Ramirez"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A25"]
[WhiteElo "2130"]
[BlackElo "2147"]
[PlyCount "55"]

1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 f5 4. Bg2 Nf6 5. e3 Bb4 6. Nge2 Bxc3 7. Nxc3 O-O 8.
O-O d6 9. d3 Qe8 10. Rb1 Qg6 11. b4 Ne7 12. f4 h5 13. Rb2 h4 14. gxh4 Qh7 15.
h5 Nxh5 16. Bf3 Nf6 17. Rg2 Ng4 18. Nb5 Ng6 19. Nxc7 Rb8 20. Bd5+ Kh8 21. Ne6
Bxe6 22. Bxe6 Rf6 23. Bxf5 Rxf5 24. Qxg4 Rf6 25. f5 Ne7 26. e4 Ng8 27. Bg5 Nh6
28. Qh4 1-0

[Event "2012 CO Closed"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Robert Ramirez"]
[Black "Eric Montany"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A04"]
[WhiteElo "2147"]
[BlackElo "2118"]
[Annotator "Buchanan,Richard"]
[PlyCount "98"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. g3 Nc6 4. d3 g6 5. Bg2 Bg7 6. O-O Nge7 7. Re1 d6 8. c3 e5
9. Na3 O-O 10. Nc2 d5 11. Ne3 dxe4 12. dxe4 Qxd1 13. Rxd1 h6 14. Bf1 Rb8 15. a4
Na5 16. Nd2 Be6 17. Nec4 Nec6 18. Be2 Rfd8 19. b3 Nxb3 20. Nxb3 Rxd1+ 21. Bxd1
Bxc4 22. Nxc5 Na5 23. Ba3 b6 24. Bb4 Nc6 25. Nb3 a5 26. Ba3 Rd8 27. Bc2 Bf8 28.
Bxf8 Kxf8 29. Rd1 Rxd1+ 30. Bxd1 Ke7 31. f3 Kd6 32. Kf2 b5 33. Nd2 Kc5 34. Nxc4
Kxc4 35. Be2+ Kxc3 36. Bxb5 Nd8 37. Ke3 f6 38. f4 Nb7 39. fxe5 fxe5 40. Be8 g5
41. Kf3 Nc5 42. Bc6 Kd4 43. h4 Nxe4 44. hxg5 {(44 Bxe4 g5+)} hxg5 45. Kg4 Nd2
46. Kxg5 e4 47. Kf4 e3 48. Bb5 Ne4 49. Kf3 Nc3 1/2-1/2

[Event "2102 CO Closed"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Brian Wall"]
[Black "Kevin Seidler"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A80"]
[WhiteElo "2248"]
[BlackElo "2106"]
[PlyCount "51"]

1. d4 f5 2. Bg5 h6 3. Bh4 g5 4. e3 Nf6 5. Bg3 Bg7 6. Nd2 d6 7. c3 Nc6 8. b4 e6
9. h4 Qe7 10. hxg5 hxg5 11. Rxh8+ Bxh8 12. Nh3 Qg7 13. Bd3 Bd7 14. b5 Nd8 15.
a4 Nf7 16. Qb3 Kf8 17. O-O-O Rc8 18. Kb1 c5 19. Nc4 d5 20. Ne5 g4 21. Nxd7+
Nxd7 22. Nf4 Ng5 23. Nxe6+ Nxe6 24. Qxd5 cxd4 25. Qxe6 Rxc3 26. Bd6+ 1-0

[Event "2012 Colo Closed"]
[Site ""]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Robert Fordon"]
[Black "Zach Bekkedahl"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteElo "2130"]
[BlackElo "2081"]
[PlyCount "91"]
[EventDate "2012.??.??"]

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. e3 d6 6. Nge2 e5 7. O-O c6 8. f4
Re8 9. d3 Bg4 10. h3 Be6 11. e4 exf4 12. gxf4 Qd7 13. f5 gxf5 14. Ng3 f4 15.
Bxf4 Kh8 16. Bg5 Ng8 17. Qh5 f6 18. Bd2 Na6 19. Nf5 Bxf5 20. Rxf5 Re5 21. Raf1
Rxf5 22. Rxf5 Qe8 23. Qxe8 Rxe8 24. h4 Ne7 25. Rf2 f5 26. Re2 Ng6 27. h5 Nh4
28. b3 f4 29. Re1 f3 30. Bh3 Bd4+ 31. Kh1 f2 32. Rf1 Rg8 33. Ne2 Rg1+ 34. Nxg1
fxg1=Q+ 35. Rxg1 Bxg1 36. Bc3+ Kg8 37. Kxg1 Nc5 38. Kf2 Nxd3+ 39. Kg3 Nc5 40.
Kxh4 Nxe4 41. Be1 h6 42. Bf5 Ng5 43. Kg4 Kg7 44. Bc3+ Kf8 45. Bf6 Nf7 46. Bg6
1-0



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