2012 Colorado Scholastic Closed

Rook Rook Manitou Springse, Colorado

 

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

[Event "2012 CO Schol Closed"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Jason Loving"]
[Black "Rhett Langseth"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B07"]
[WhiteElo "1920"]
[BlackElo "1839"]
[PlyCount "43"]

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 c6 4. f4 Qa5 5. Bd2 Bg4 6. Be2 Bxe2 7. Qxe2 Qb6 8.
O-O-O Qxd4 9. Nf3 Qb6 10. e5 Nd5 11. exd6 e6 12. f5 Bxd6 13. fxe6 f6 14. Nh4 g6
15. Nxd5 cxd5 16. Bc3 Be7 17. Rxd5 Nc6 18. Nf5 Ne5 19. Rd7 Nxd7 20. exd7+ Kd8
21. Qxe7+ Kc7 22. d8=Q+ 1-0

[Event "Scholastic Closed 2012"]
[Site "Manitou Springs, CO"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "1"]
[White "Kondracki, Kurt"]
[Black "Yu, Alex"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C10"]
[WhiteElo "1891"]
[BlackElo "1851"]
[PlyCount "75"]
[EventDate "2012.04.20"]

1. d4 d5 2. Nc3 e6 3. Nf3 Be7 4. e4 Nf6 5. Bd3 O-O 6. h4 h5 7. e5 Ng4 8. Bg5
Nd7 9. Ne2 f5 10. Nf4 Nb6 11. Nxh5 g6 12. Nf4 Kg7 13. O-O Rh8 14. g3 Na4 15.
Rb1 a6 16. c4 Nb6 17. c5 Nc4 18. Bxe7 Qxe7 19. Bxc4 dxc4 20. Qc2 Bd7 21. Qxc4
Rae8 22. Ng5 Rh6 23. Qb3 Rhh8 24. Qxb7 Bc8 25. Qc6 Nh6 26. d5 Nf7 27. Ngxe6+
Bxe6 28. Qxe6 Nxe5 29. Qxe7+ Rxe7 30. Kg2 Kf6 31. d6 Reh7 32. Rfe1 cxd6 33.
cxd6 Rg7 34. Rbd1 Rb7 35. Rxe5 Kxe5 36. Nxg6+ Kf6 37. Nxh8 Rd7 38. h5 1-0

[Event "Scholastic Closed 2012"]
[Site "Manitou Springs, CO"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Yu, Alex"]
[Black "Wise, Katherine"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B43"]
[WhiteElo "1851"]
[BlackElo "1890"]
[PlyCount "80"]
[EventDate "2012.04.21"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be2 Bb4 7. Qd3 Nf6 8.
O-O d6 9. Be3 Nbd7 10. Nb3 O-O 11. f4 b5 12. Bf3 Bb7 13. Ne2 d5 14. e5 Ne8 15.
c3 Be7 16. Nbd4 Nc5 17. Qc2 Rc8 18. Bg4 g6 19. Rac1 Ng7 20. Ng3 Ne4 21. Nxe4
dxe4 22. Qf2 Bd5 23. Bh3 f6 24. exf6 Bxf6 25. g3 e5 26. Bxc8 exd4 27. cxd4 Qa5
28. b3 Nf5 29. Bxf5 gxf5 30. Rc5 Qd8 31. Rd1 Be7 32. Rc2 Bd6 33. Qe2 Qe8 34.
Rb1 a5 35. Rbc1 Ba3 36. Rb1 Bd6 37. Qf1 Qd7 38. Qh3 Bb7 39. Qh6 Bd5 40. a4 b4
1/2-1/2

[Event "2012 CO Schol Closed"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Rhett Langseth"]
[Black "Kurt Kondracki"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A06"]
[WhiteElo "1839"]
[BlackElo "1891"]
[PlyCount "63"]

1. d3 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c3 Bf5 4. Qa4+ c6 5. Bf4 Nbd7 6. Nbd2 e6 7. Nh4 Be7 8.
Nxf5 exf5 9. Bg5 O-O 10. g3 Re8 11. Bg2 Nc5 12. Qc2 Ne6 13. Bxf6 Bxf6 14. O-O
f4 15. Rae1 Qb6 16. e4 fxe3 17. Rxe3 Rad8 18. Re2 d4 19. c4 Re7 20. Rfe1 Rde8
21. Ne4 Be5 22. f4 Bb8 23. f5 Nc5 24. Nf6+ gxf6 25. Rxe7 Rxe7 26. Rxe7 Be5 27.
Re8+ Kg7 28. Qe2 Qb4 29. a3 Qb3 30. Qg4+ Kh6 31. Rg8 Qxb2 32. Qh4# 1-0

[Event "2012 CO Schol Closed"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Isaac Martinez"]
[Black "Jason Loving"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B23"]
[WhiteElo "1716"]
[BlackElo "1920"]
[PlyCount "101"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. f4 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Be2 d6 6. d3 Nf6 7. O-O Nd4 8. Nh4
b5 9. a3 Bb7 10. e5 Nd7 11. exd6 exd6 12. Bf3 Bxf3 13. Nxf3 O-O 14. Nxd4 Bxd4+
15. Kh1 a6 16. Ne4 f5 17. Ng5 Qb6 18. Qf3 Rae8 19. Qd5+ Kh8 20. Nf7+ Kg7 21.
Nxd6 Re7 22. c3 Nf6 23. Nxf5+ gxf5 24. Qxf5 Be3 25. Re1 Rfe8 26. Bxe3 Rxe3 27.
Rxe3 Rxe3 28. Kg1 Qd6 29. Rd1 Qe7 30. h3 Re2 31. b4 cxb4 32. axb4 Re1+ 33. Rxe1
Qxe1+ 34. Kh2 Qxc3 35. g4 Qxb4 36. g5 Nh5 37. Qe5+ Kf8 38. Qh8+ Kf7 39. Qxh7+
Ke6 40. Qg8+ Kd7 41. Qf7+ Kd8 42. Qxh5 Qxf4+ 43. Kg2 Qd2+ 44. Kg3 Qxd3+ 45. Qf3
Qxf3+ 46. Kxf3 b4 47. Ke3 Ke7 48. Kd3 a5 49. Kc4 Kf7 50. h4 Kg6 51. Kb3 1/2-1/2

[Event "2012 CO Schol Closed"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Katie Wise"]
[Black "Jason Loving"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A02"]
[WhiteElo "1890"]
[BlackElo "1920"]
[PlyCount "64"]

1. f4 e5 2. fxe5 d6 3. exd6 Bxd6 4. Nf3 g5 5. g3 g4 6. Nh4 Ne7 7. d4 Ng6 8.
Nxg6 hxg6 9. Qd3 Nc6 10. c3 Qe7 11. Bg2 Bf5 12. e4 O-O-O 13. Be3 Rde8 14. Nd2
Rxh2 15. Rxh2 Bxg3+ 16. Ke2 Bxh2 17. exf5 Bf4 18. Nf1 Qg5 19. fxg6 f5 20. Kd2
Bxe3+ 21. Nxe3 Kb8 22. Bxc6 bxc6 23. Rg1 f4 24. Nxg4 f3+ 25. Kc2 Re2+ 26. Kb3
Rg2 27. Rxg2 fxg2 28. Qg3 Qb5+ 29. Ka3 Qa5+ 30. Kb3 Qb5+ 31. Ka3 Qa5+ 32. Kb3
Qb5+ 1/2-1/2

[Event "2012 CO Schol Closed"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Kurt Kondracki"]
[Black "Isaac Martinez"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D00"]
[WhiteElo "1891"]
[BlackElo "1716"]
[PlyCount "73"]

1. d4 d5 2. Nc3 Bf5 3. Nf3 c6 4. Bg5 Nd7 5. e3 Ngf6 6. Bd3 Bg6 7. O-O e6 8. e4
dxe4 9. Nxe4 Bxe4 10. Bxe4 Qc7 11. Bd3 Bd6 12. Re1 h6 13. Bh4 g5 14. Bg3 Bxg3
15. hxg3 O-O-O 16. b4 Rdg8 17. b5 c5 18. c3 h5 19. Ne5 Nxe5 20. Rxe5 Nd7 21.
Re2 h4 22. g4 h3 23. g3 h2+ 24. Kh1 c4 25. Be4 Nf6 26. Qa4 Nxe4 27. Rxe4 Qd6
28. Qxa7 f5 29. Re5 b6 30. gxf5 exf5 31. Qe7 Qb8 32. Qe6+ Kc7 33. Qc6+ Kd8 34.
Rd5+ Ke7 35. Rd7+ Kf8 36. Qf6+ Ke8 37. Qe7# 1-0

[Event "Scholastic Closed 2012"]
[Site "Manitou Springs, CO"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Langseth, Rhett"]
[Black "Yu, Alex"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A06"]
[WhiteElo "1839"]
[BlackElo "1851"]
[PlyCount "160"]
[EventDate "2012.04.21"]

1. d3 Nf6 2. Nf3 d5 3. c3 c5 4. Bf4 Nc6 5. Nbd2 Bf5 6. Qa4 Qd7 7. e4 Bg6 8. h3
d4 9. Nc4 Rc8 10. Qb3 e6 11. Nfe5 Nxe5 12. Nxe5 Qe7 13. Qa4+ Nd7 14. Qxa7 Nxe5
15. Bxe5 f6 16. Qa4+ Qd7 17. Qxd7+ Kxd7 18. Bg3 Rc6 19. c4 Bd6 20. Bxd6 Kxd6
21. f4 Rb6 22. O-O-O Ra8 23. a3 Raa6 24. g4 e5 25. f5 Be8 26. h4 Ke7 27. g5 Bh5
28. Rd2 Ra8 29. Be2 Be8 30. Bd1 Bd7 31. Rg2 Rg8 32. Rhg1 Kf8 33. b4 cxb4 34.
axb4 fxg5 35. Rxg5 h6 36. Rg6 Rf6 37. Rxf6+ gxf6 38. Rxg8+ Kxg8 39. Kb2 Kf8 40.
c5 Bb5 41. Bc2 Ke7 42. Kc1 Kd7 43. Kd2 b6 44. cxb6 Kc6 45. Bb3 Kxb6 46. Bc4 Ba4
47. Ke2 Be8 48. Kf3 Bh5+ 49. Kg3 Kc6 50. Kf2 Kb6 51. Ke1 Be8 52. Kd2 Ba4 53.
Kc1 Bb5 54. Kb2 Ba4 55. Ka3 Be8 56. Kb3 Bd7 57. Ka3 Bc6 58. Bb3 Bb5 59. Bc2 Ba6
60. Kb3 Bb5 61. Bb1 Kc6 62. Kc2 Ba4+ 63. Kb2 Bb5 64. Ka1 Ba4 65. Kb2 Kb6 66.
Ka3 Bc6 67. b5 Kxb5 68. Ba2 Kc5 69. Kb3 Bb5 70. Bb1 Be8 71. Bc2 Bb5 72. Ka3 Be8
73. Ba4 Bf7 74. Bd7 Bh5 75. Ka4 Bd1+ 76. Ka5 Bc2 77. Bb5 Bb3 78. Ba6 Bc2 79.
Bc4 Bd1 80. Ba6 Bc2 1/2-1/2

[Event "2012 CO Schol Closed"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Katie Wise"]
[Black "Rhett Langseth"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B07"]
[WhiteElo "1890"]
[BlackElo "1839"]
[PlyCount "100"]

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 c6 4. f4 Qa5 5. Bd2 Bg4 6. Be2 Bxe2 7. Ngxe2 Nbd7 8.
e5 Nd5 9. O-O Nxc3 10. Bxc3 Qb6 11. Kh1 O-O-O 12. Qe1 Qc7 13. b4 Nb6 14. a4 Nd5
15. Bd2 Nb6 16. b5 Nc4 17. bxc6 Qxc6 18. Bc1 e6 19. Rf3 Rd7 20. a5 Rc7 21. Nc3
dxe5 22. fxe5 Bb4 23. a6 b6 24. Qg3 Nxe5 25. Na2 Qxc2 26. Bf4 Nxf3 27. Rc1
Qxc1+ 28. Nxc1 e5 29. Qxf3 exf4 30. Nd3 Kb8 31. Qxf4 Re8 32. h4 Bf8 33. Nf2 Re6
34. Ne4 g6 35. d5 Bh6 36. Qxh6 Rxe4 37. Qf8+ Rc8 38. Qd6+ Rc7 39. Qf8+ Rc8 40.
Qxf7 Rc7 41. Qf6 Re8 42. d6 Rd7 43. Qf3 Red8 44. Qc6 Rg7 45. Kh2 Rgd7 46. Kh3
Rg7 47. Kg4 Rgd7 48. Kg5 Rg7 49. Kf6 Rgd7 50. g4 $4 Rxd6+ 0-1

[Event "Scholastic Closed 2012"]
[Site "Manitou Springs, CO"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Alex Yu"]
[Black "Isaac Martinez"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B02"]
[WhiteElo "1950"]
[BlackElo "1723"]
[PlyCount "141"]
[EventDate "2012.04.22"]
[EventRounds "5"]

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. Nc3 Nxd5 4. d4 Bf5 5. Bc4 c6 6. Nf3 e6 7. Bd2 Nd7 8.
Ne2 N7f6 9. Ng3 Bg6 10. O-O Bd6 11. Re1 O-O 12. Bg5 Qc7 13. c3 b5 14. Bd3 a5
15. Bxg6 hxg6 16. Qc2 c5 17. dxc5 Bxc5 18. Ne4 Bb6 19. Nxf6+ Nxf6 20. h3 Rac8
21. Qb3 Qb7 22. Re2 Ne4 23. Rae1 Rc4 24. Bh4 Nc5 25. Qxb5 Rf4 26. Bg3 Ne4 27.
Kh1 Nxg3+ 28. fxg3 Rf5 29. Qc4 Bc7 30. Qg4 Qb8 31. Nd4 Rc5 32. Kh2 Rc4 33. Qf3
Rc5 34. h4 e5 35. Nb3 Rc4 36. Re4 Rxe4 37. Rxe4 f5 38. Rc4 e4 39. Qe3 Bb6 40.
Nd4 Bxd4 41. Rxd4 Qxb2 42. Ra4 Qb5 43. Rd4 Rc8 44. Qd2 Qc5 45. c4 Qb4 46. Qxb4
axb4 47. g4 Kf7 48. Kg3 Re8 49. Kf2 f4 50. c5 e3+ 51. Ke2 Ke6 52. Re4+ Kf7 53.
Rxf4+ Ke7 54. Re4+ Kd8 55. Rxe8+ Kxe8 56. Kxe3 Kd7 57. Kd4 Kc6 58. Kc4 Kb7 59.
Kxb4 Kc6 60. Kc4 Kc7 61. a4 Kc6 62. a5 Kb7 63. g5 Ka6 64. Kb4 Kb7 65. Kb5 Ka7
66. a6 Kb8 67. Kb6 Ka8 68. h5 gxh5 69. c6 h4 70. c7 h3 71. c8=Q# 1-0

[Event "2012 CO Schol Closed"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Alex Yu"]
[Black "Jason Loving"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B92"]
[WhiteElo "1851"]
[BlackElo "1920"]
[PlyCount "66"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be2 e5 7. Nb3 Be7 8. Be3
Be6 9. O-O Nbd7 10. Kh1 b5 11. f4 exf4 12. Rxf4 O-O 13. Nd5 Bxd5 14. exd5 Re8
15. Qd2 Nb6 16. Bxb6 Qxb6 17. Bf3 Nd7 18. Re4 Bf6 19. c3 Re5 20. Rae1 Rae8 21.
Rxe5 Rxe5 22. Rxe5 Nxe5 23. h3 g6 24. Qe2 Kg7 25. Be4 h5 26. g3 Nc4 27. Nc1 Qc7
28. Kg2 Qe7 29. b3 Nb6 30. c4 Qc7 31. Bd3 Nxd5 32. Qd2 Ne7 33. Ne2 Be5 1/2-1/2

[Event "2012 CO Schol Closed"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Isaac Martinez"]
[Black "Rhett Langseth"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B07"]
[WhiteElo "1716"]
[BlackElo "1839"]
[PlyCount "106"]

1. e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 c6 4. f4 Qa5 5. Bd3 Bg4 6. Nf3 Na6 7. a3 Bxf3 8. Qxf3
Qh5 9. Qxh5 Nxh5 10. g4 Nf6 11. g5 Nd7 12. Be3 f6 13. f5 Nc7 14. h4 O-O-O 15.
O-O-O Re8 16. d5 Kb8 17. h5 fxg5 18. Bxg5 Nf6 19. Bc4 Ng4 20. Rh4 Ne5 21. Ba2
g6 22. hxg6 Nf3 23. Rxh7 Rxh7 24. gxh7 Bg7 25. Bf4 c5 26. Rd3 Ne5 27. Rg3 Bh8
28. Rg8 Nd7 29. Nb5 Nf6 30. Nxc7 Kxc7 31. Rxe8 Nxe8 32. Bg5 Nf6 33. Bxf6 exf6
34. Bc4 Kd7 35. Be2 Ke7 36. Bh5 Kf8 37. Bg6 Ke7 38. Kd2 Kd7 39. c4 a5 40. Ke3
Ke7 41. Kf4 Kf8 42. Ke3 Ke7 43. Kd3 Kd7 44. Bf7 Kc8 45. Kc3 Kc7 46. Kb3 Kb6 47.
Ka4 Ka6 48. b4 axb4 49. axb4 b6 50. Be6 Kb7 51. Kb5 Kc7 52. bxc5 bxc5 53. Ka6
Bg7 1/2-1/2

[Event "2012 CO Schol Closed"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Kurt Kondracki"]
[Black "Katie Wise"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A86"]
[WhiteElo "1891"]
[BlackElo "1890"]
[PlyCount "72"]

1. d4 f5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 g6 4. Nh3 Bg7 5. O-O O-O 6. Nf4 d6 7. d5 c6 8. c4 Qe8
9. Nc3 Na6 10. e4 Nc5 11. Re1 fxe4 12. Nxe4 Nfxe4 13. Bxe4 Nxe4 14. Rxe4 Bf5
15. Re1 Qf7 16. Qe2 g5 17. Ne6 Bd3 18. Qe3 Bxc4 19. Nxf8 Rxf8 20. dxc6 bxc6 21.
Bd2 Bd5 22. Bc3 e5 23. Red1 Bf3 24. Rd2 Qh5 25. Qe1 Rf6 26. Rd3 g4 27. h4 gxh3
28. Kh2 Qf5 29. Rd2 Bh6 30. Rc1 Bxd2 31. Bxd2 d5 32. Qe3 h6 33. Qxa7 d4 34. a4
Be2 35. Be1 Qf3 36. Kxh3 Qh1# 0-1



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