2012 Colorado Springs Open

Rook Rook Manitou Springse, Colorado

 

Games from 2012 Colorado Springs Open
March 10-11, 2012, Manitou Springs
Selection and comments by Richard Buchanan

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Brian Tate"]
[Black "Robert Ramirez"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A50"]
[WhiteElo "1704"]
[BlackElo "2158"]
[PlyCount "105"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 Nc6 3. Nc3 e5 4. d5 Ne7 5. Nf3 Ng6 6. e4 Bc5 7. h3 a6 8. g3 O-O
9. Qd3 d6 10. Bg2 h6 11. O-O Nh5 12. Be3 Bxe3 13. Qxe3 Nf6 14. b4 Nh7 15. c5
Ng5 16. Nxg5 hxg5 17. Rac1 f6 18. cxd6 cxd6 19. Na4 Bd7 20. Nb6 Rb8 21. Nc4 Bb5
22. Rfe1 Bxc4 23. Rxc4 Qd7 24. Rec1 Qa4 25. Qb6 Rfd8 26. R1c2 Nf8 27. Bf3 Qb5
28. Qxb5 axb5 29. Rc7 Nd7 30. Be2 Nb6 31. Bxb5 Kf8 32. a4 Nc8 33. a5 Ne7 34.
Bd7 g6 35. b5 f5 36. f3 f4 37. Kf2 Ra8 38. Ra2 Rdb8 39. g4 b6 40. a6 Nc8 41. a7
Nxa7 42. Raxa7 Rxa7 43. Rxa7 Kg7 44. Bc6+ Kh6 45. Rd7 Ra8 46. Rxd6 Ra2+ 47. Ke1
Ra1+ 48. Kd2 Ra2+ 49. Kc1 Rf2 50. Re6 Rxf3 51. d6 Rd3 52. Bd5 f3 53. d7 1-0

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Gideon Bob"]
[Black "Sean Scott"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E81"]
[WhiteElo "1598"]
[BlackElo "1920"]
[PlyCount "57"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. f3 O-O 6. Be3 c5 7. d5 Na6 8. Qd2 Re8
9. Bh6 Bh8 10. g4 Nc7 11. h4 e6 12. O-O-O a6 13. h5 exd5 14. hxg6 fxg6 15. exd5
b5 16. Qh2 b4 17. Nb1 Qe7 18. Bd3 Bb7 19. Bf4 Rad8 20. Bxg6 hxg6 21. Qxh8+ Kf7
22. Rh7+ Nxh7 23. Qxh7+ Kf6 24. Qh4+ Kg7 25. Bg5 Qd7 26. Bf6+ Kf7 27. g5 Rg8
28. Re1 Rde8 29. Qh7+ 1-0

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Gene Lucas"]
[Black "Alex Cacas"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D94"]
[WhiteElo "1445"]
[BlackElo "1822"]
[PlyCount "80"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. e3 O-O 6. Qc2 c6 7. h3 Bf5 8. Bd3
Bxd3 9. Qxd3 Nbd7 10. cxd5 cxd5 11. Bd2 Rc8 12. O-O Nb8 13. Ne5 Nc6 14. Nxc6
Rxc6 15. Rac1 Qd7 16. Rc2 Rfc8 17. Rfc1 a6 18. Ne2 Ne4 19. Rxc6 Rxc6 20. Rxc6
Qxc6 21. Bb4 e5 22. f3 Nd6 23. Bxd6 Qxd6 24. Qc3 Qc6 25. Qxc6 bxc6 26. dxe5
Bxe5 27. b4 Kf8 28. Nd4 Bxd4 29. exd4 Ke7 30. Kf2 Kd6 31. Ke3 Kc7 32. g4 Kb6
33. a4 a5 34. bxa5+ Kxa5 35. Kf4 Kxa4 36. Ke3 Kb4 37. Kd3 f6 38. f4 g5 39. fxg5
fxg5 40. Ke2 Kc4 0-1

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "James Powers"]
[Black "Victor Creazzi"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D30"]
[WhiteElo "1782"]
[BlackElo "1337"]
[PlyCount "59"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Qc2 e6 5. g3 g6 6. Bg2 Bg7 7. O-O O-O 8. Nbd2
Nbd7 9. e4 dxe4 10. Nxe4 Nxe4 11. Qxe4 Nf6 12. Qe2 Re8 13. Rd1 Qe7 14. Ne5 Nd7
15. Bf4 f6 16. Nxc6 bxc6 17. Bxc6 e5 18. Bxa8 exf4 19. Bd5+ Kf8 20. Qxe7+ Rxe7
21. Bc6 fxg3 22. hxg3 f5 23. Rac1 Nf6 24. d5 Bd7 25. Bxd7 Nxd7 26. b4 Ne5 27.
c5 Nf3+ 28. Kg2 Nd4 29. c6 Nb5 30. d6 1-0

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Alex Cacas"]
[Black "Brian Wall"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B41"]
[WhiteElo "1822"]
[BlackElo "2222"]
[PlyCount "68"]

1. e4 a6 2. d4 e6 3. c4 c5 4. Nf3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Bd6 6. Nc3 Bc7 7. Be3 d6 8. Be2
b6 9. Qd2 Bb7 10. f3 Nd7 11. O-O Ngf6 12. Rfd1 h6 13. Bf2 g5 14. Qc2 Nh5 15.
Be3 Qf6 16. Qd2 O-O 17. Rf1 Ne5 18. Rf2 Kh8 19. Raf1 Nf4 20. Bxf4 gxf4 21. b3
Rg8 22. Bd1 b5 23. cxb5 Bb6 24. Nce2 axb5 25. Kh1 Rad8 26. Bc2 Ng6 27. g3 e5
28. Nf5 d5 29. gxf4 dxe4 30. Qc1 Qxf5 31. fxe5 Rg7 32. Ng3 Qxe5 33. fxe4 Bxf2
34. Rxf2 Qg5 0-1

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Isaac Martinez"]
[Black "Eric Montany"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D00"]
[WhiteElo "1782"]
[BlackElo "2099"]
[PlyCount "56"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. f3 d5 3. e4 dxe4 4. Nc3 c6 5. fxe4 e5 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. Be3 Nbd7 8.
Bc4 Bd6 9. O-O O-O 10. Qe1 Bxf3 11. gxf3 exd4 12. Bxd4 Ne5 13. Bd3 Qe7 14. f4
Bc5 15. Qf2 Bxd4 16. Qxd4 Nxd3 17. Qxd3 Rad8 18. Qe2 Rfe8 19. Rad1 Nd7 20. Kh1
b5 21. e5 f5 22. Qg2 b4 23. Ne2 c5 24. Qb7 Qf7 25. Qxa7 Nxe5 26. Qxc5 Qb7+ 27.
Kg1 Nf3+ 28. Kf2 Nd2 0-1

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Josh Samuel"]
[Black "James Powers"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B01"]
[WhiteElo "1984"]
[BlackElo "1782"]
[PlyCount "57"]

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. d4 Nf6 5. Nf3 c6 6. h3 Bf5 7. Bd3 Bxd3 8.
Qxd3 g6 9. O-O Bg7 10. Re1 O-O 11. Bg5 Nbd7 12. a3 e6 13. Rad1 Qc7 14. Qd2 Rfe8
15. Ne4 Nxe4 16. Rxe4 Nf6 17. Rh4 Rad8 18. Ne5 c5 19. c3 cxd4 20. cxd4 Rd5 21.
Bh6 Bh8 22. Rf4 Red8 23. Rc1 Qb6 24. Qc3 Bg7 25. Bxg7 Kxg7 26. Qc7 Qxc7 27.
Rxc7 Ne8 28. Rfxf7+ Kg8 29. Rxb7 1-0

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Barry Hepsley"]
[Black "Ron Rossi"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D30"]
[WhiteElo "1775"]
[BlackElo "1870"]
[PlyCount "106"]

1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 e6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. Nbd2 O-O 6. cxd5 exd5 7. Qc2 h6 8.
Bxf6 Bxf6 9. e3 Be6 10. Bd3 c6 11. O-O Nd7 12. Rac1 Qb6 13. Qb3 Rfc8 14. Bb1
Qxb3 15. Nxb3 b6 16. Rfd1 c5 17. h3 c4 18. Nbd2 Rc7 19. e4 Rac8 20. Rc3 Be7 21.
a3 b5 22. e5 a5 23. Bc2 b4 24. axb4 axb4 25. Re3 b3 26. Bb1 c3 27. Rxc3 Rxc3
28. bxc3 Rxc3 29. Kf1 Nb6 30. Ke2 Bd7 31. Bd3 Na4 32. Nb1 Rc7 33. Rf1 Nb2 34.
Ne1 Nxd3 35. Nxd3 Bb5 36. Rd1 b2 37. Ke3 Bxd3 38. Kxd3 Rc8 39. Ke2 Bb4 40. f3
Kf8 41. f4 Ke7 42. g3 h5 43. g4 h4 44. f5 Kd7 45. Rf1 Rc2+ 46. Kd3 Rc1 47. Ke2
Bc3 48. Nxc3 Rxc3 49. Rb1 Rxh3 50. Kf2 Rh2+ 51. Kf3 Rc2 52. Ke3 h3 53. Kf3 h2
0-1

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Pierre Julien"]
[Black "Brian Tate"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D36"]
[WhiteElo "1857"]
[BlackElo "1704"]
[PlyCount "93"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 Be7 6. e3 c6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. Qc2
h6 9. Bh4 Re8 10. Nge2 Ne4 11. Bxe7 Qxe7 12. O-O Nd7 13. Nxe4 dxe4 14. Bc4 Nf6
15. a3 Be6 16. b4 Qd6 17. Ng3 h5 18. f3 h4 19. Nxe4 Nxe4 20. fxe4 Bxc4 21. Qxc4
Qe6 22. Qxe6 Rxe6 23. Rf4 h3 24. e5 hxg2 25. Kxg2 a5 26. Raf1 Re7 27. Rb1 axb4
28. axb4 Ra2+ 29. Rf2 Rxf2+ 30. Kxf2 Kf8 31. Kf3 Rd7 32. h4 g6 33. b5 cxb5 34.
Rxb5 Ke7 35. Rb6 Kd8 36. Ke4 Kc7 37. Rf6 Re7 38. d5 Kd8 39. Rb6 Ke8 40. Kd4 Kd8
41. e4 Kc8 42. d6 Re8 43. Kd5 Re6 44. Rb3 Re8 45. Rc3+ Kb8 46. d7 Rh8 47. Kd6
1-0

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Robert Carlson"]
[Black "Peter Grigg"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C44"]
[WhiteElo "1611"]
[BlackElo "1599"]
[PlyCount "101"]

1. Nf3 Nc6 2. g3 e5 3. e4 Bc5 4. d3 Nge7 5. Bg2 O-O 6. O-O d5 7. Nc3 Be6 8. a3
d4 9. Ne2 Ng6 10. Ng5 Bd7 11. f4 exf4 12. Bxf4 f5 13. exf5 Rxf5 14. Ne4 Nxf4
15. Nxf4 Qf8 16. Bh3 Bb6 17. Bxf5 Bxf5 18. Nd5 Qc8 19. Qf3 Bg6 20. Nxb6 cxb6
21. Qf4 Ne7 22. Qe5 Nf5 23. Rf2 Qd7 24. Ng5 Re8 25. Qf4 Ne3 26. Nf3 Rd8 27. Ne5
Qe8 28. Nxg6 Qxg6 29. Re1 Qh5 30. Rxe3 dxe3 31. Qxe3 Re8 32. Qf3 Re1+ 33. Kg2
Qe8 34. Qd5+ Kh8 35. Qf7 Qc6+ 36. Qf3 Kg8 37. Qxc6 bxc6 38. a4 Re6 39. b3 c5
40. Kf1 g5 41. Re2 Kf7 $2 42. Rxe6 Kxe6 43. Ke2 Kf5 44. Kf3 a6 45. c3 b5 46.
axb5 axb5 47. h3 h5 48. g4+ hxg4+ 49. hxg4+ Ke5 50. Ke3 Kd5 51. d4 1-0

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Brian Wall"]
[Black "Josh Samuel"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D00"]
[WhiteElo "2222"]
[BlackElo "1984"]
[PlyCount "66"]

1. d4 d5 2. Bg5 Nf6 3. Bxf6 exf6 4. e3 Bd6 5. Bd3 O-O 6. c3 Nc6 7. Nd2 Ne7 8.
Qf3 c6 9. Ne2 Be6 10. O-O-O Qd7 11. h3 Bf5 12. e4 dxe4 13. Nxe4 Bxe4 14. Bxe4
Qc7 15. Kb1 Rfe8 16. h4 Nd5 17. g3 Qe7 18. Bd3 g6 19. h5 f5 20. Rh4 Qf6 21.
hxg6 fxg6 22. Rdh1 h5 23. Bc4 Kg7 24. Bxd5 cxd5 25. Qxd5 Rxe2 26. Qxb7+ Qe7 27.
Qxa8 Re1+ 28. Rxe1 Qxe1+ 29. Kc2 Qe2+ 30. Kb3 Qb5+ 31. Kc2 Qe2+ 32. Kb3 Qb5+
33. Kc2 Qe2+ 1/2-1/2

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Eric Montany"]
[Black "Adam Masek"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D85"]
[WhiteElo "2099"]
[BlackElo "1870"]
[PlyCount "73"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 O-O 8.
Be2 c5 9. O-O Nc6 10. Be3 b6 11. d5 Na5 12. Rc1 e5 13. Nd2 Qd6 14. f3 Bd7 15.
Qc2 Rae8 16. Rfd1 f5 17. c4 f4 18. Bf2 g5 19. Nb1 h5 20. Nc3 a6 21. Na4 Rb8 22.
Rb1 Bf6 23. Rb2 Rfc8 24. Rdb1 Bxa4 25. Qxa4 Kf8 26. Be1 Bd8 27. Qa3 Ra8 28.
Bxa5 bxa5 29. Rb7 Rab8 30. Bd1 Rxb7 31. Rxb7 Rc7 32. Rb8 Ke7 33. Ba4 h4 34. h3
Ra7 35. Qb2 Rc7 36. Rb6 Rd7 37. Rxd6 1-0

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Katie Wise"]
[Black "Zach Bekkedahl"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A03"]
[WhiteElo "1834"]
[BlackElo "2083"]
[PlyCount "32"]

1. f4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. O-O O-O 6. d3 c5 7. Qe1 Nc6 8. e4
dxe4 9. dxe4 e5 10. f5 gxf5 11. exf5 Bxf5 12. Nxe5 Bxc2 13. Nxc6 bxc6 14. Bxc6
Rc8 15. Bg2 Re8 16. Qf2 Bd3 0-1

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Mark Schlagenhauf"]
[Black "Pierre Julien"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D91"]
[WhiteElo "2031"]
[BlackElo "1857"]
[PlyCount "67"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bg5 Ne4 6. Bh4 Nxc3 7. bxc3 dxc4 8.
Qa4+ c6 9. Qxc4 O-O 10. e3 b6 11. Qb3 Qd6 12. Be2 e5 13. dxe5 Qc5 14. O-O Be6
15. Qb4 Nd7 16. Nd4 Bxe5 17. Nxe6 fxe6 18. Qb3 Rae8 19. Bc4 Kg7 20. Bxe6 Bxh2+
21. Kh1 Qd6 22. Bh3 Nc5 23. Qa3 Qc7 24. Qb4 Be5 25. Rad1 a5 26. Qc4 h6 27. f4
Bf6 28. Bxf6+ Rxf6 29. Rf3 g5 30. fxg5 Rxf3 31. gxh6+ Kh7 32. gxf3 Rxe3 33.
Bf5+ Kh8 34. Qd4+ 1-0

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White " Ryan Swerdlin"]
[Black "Gideon Bob"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "E76"]
[WhiteElo "1790"]
[BlackElo "1598"]
[PlyCount "66"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 d6 3. Nc3 g6 4. e4 Bg7 5. f4 c6 6. Nf3 O-O 7. Bd3 Na6 8. a3 Nc7
9. e5 Nfe8 10. O-O a6 11. a4 Bd7 12. d5 e6 13. exd6 Nxd6 14. c5 Nf5 15. d6 Nd5
16. Nxd5 exd5 17. Qc2 Nd4 18. Nxd4 Bxd4+ 19. Kh1 Qa5 20. f5 Qxc5 21. fxg6 fxg6
22. Rxf8+ Rxf8 23. Qb3 b5 24. axb5 axb5 25. Bh6 Bg7 26. Bg5 Qxd6 27. Ra7 Qe5
28. Bd2 Bf5 29. Bxb5 cxb5 30. Bc3 Be6 31. Qxb5 d4 32. Bxd4 Qe1+ 33. Bg1 Bd4 0-1

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Daniel Herman"]
[Black "Alex Freeman"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C11"]
[WhiteElo "1372"]
[BlackElo "1728"]
[PlyCount "103"]

1. e4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Nc6 7. Bb5 a6 8. Bxc6
bxc6 9. O-O Bb7 10. Be3 c4 11. Qe1 Qa5 12. Bd2 Qc7 13. Rb1 c5 14. Ne2 Be7 15.
c3 Bc6 16. Qg3 g6 17. Qh3 Rb8 18. Ng5 h6 19. Nxe6 fxe6 20. Qxe6 Nf8 21. Qh3 Bd7
22. g4 h5 23. f5 cxd4 24. cxd4 Bb4 25. Bf4 Qc8 26. e6 Nxe6 27. fxe6 Bxe6 28.
Bxb8 Qxb8 29. Qe3 Kd7 30. Nf4 Qd6 31. Qxe6+ Qxe6 32. Nxe6 Kxe6 33. g5 Rf8 34.
Rxf8 Bxf8 35. Rf1 Bg7 36. Rf4 h4 37. Kf2 a5 38. Kf3 a4 39. Kg4 a3 40. bxa3 c3
41. Rf2 Bxd4 42. Rc2 Bg7 43. Kf4 Kd6 44. h3 Kc5 45. Ke3 Kb5 46. Kd3 Ka4 47.
Rxc3 Bxc3 48. Kxc3 Kxa3 49. Kd4 Kxa2 50. Kxd5 Kb2 51. Ke6 Kc3 52. Kf6 1-0

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Josh Samuel"]
[Black "Mark Schlagenhauf"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B06"]
[WhiteElo "1984"]
[BlackElo "2031"]
[PlyCount "104"]

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. Be3 a6 5. a4 b6 6. Bc4 e6 7. Nf3 Nd7 8. Qd2 Bb7
9. O-O h6 10. Rfe1 Ne7 11. Rad1 Qb8 12. b4 g5 13. d5 e5 14. h3 Qd8 15. Ne2 f5
16. exf5 Nxf5 17. Bd3 Qf6 18. Bxg5 hxg5 19. Qxg5 Ne7 20. c4 O-O-O 21. Ng3 Bh6
22. Qxf6 Nxf6 23. Nh4 Kb8 24. Nhf5 Nxf5 25. Nxf5 Bc8 26. Ne7 Bd7 27. c5 Rde8
28. cxd6 cxd6 29. Nc6+ Kb7 30. Bc4 Reg8 31. Kf1 Nh5 32. Rd3 Nf4 33. Rg3 Rxg3
34. fxg3 Nxd5 35. Na5+ bxa5 36. Bxd5+ Kb6 37. bxa5+ Kxa5 38. Rb1 Bxa4 39. Ke2
Bb5+ 40. Kf3 Kb6 41. h4 Kc5 42. Be6 Bd3 43. Rb3 Rf8+ 44. Kg4 Be2+ 45. Kh3 d5
46. g4 d4 47. g5 Bg7 48. Rb7 Bh8 49. Rd7 e4 50. Bd5 e3 51. Be4 Bh5 52. Rd5+ Kb4
0-1

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Gary Bagstad"]
[Black "Robert Ramirez"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B24"]
[WhiteElo "1760"]
[BlackElo "2158"]
[PlyCount "55"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. f4 e6 6. Nf3 Nge7 7. O-O O-O 8. d3
d5 9. e5 a6 10. Bd2 Nf5 11. Rb1 b5 12. a3 Bb7 13. Ne2 h5 14. h3 f6 15. g4 hxg4
16. hxg4 Nfd4 17. exf6 Nxf3+ 18. Rxf3 Bxf6 19. Rh3 Bg7 20. Qe1 e5 21. g5 Ne7
22. Qh4 Nf5 23. Qh7+ Kf7 24. fxe5 Ke7 25. Nf4 Rh8 26. Nxg6+ Ke6 27. Nxh8 Qxh8
28. Qg6+ 1-0

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Adam Masek"]
[Black "Brian Tate"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B12"]
[WhiteElo "1870"]
[BlackElo "1704"]
[PlyCount "93"]

1. e4 c6 2. Ne2 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. d4 e6 5. h4 h6 6. Ng3 Bh7 7. Bd3 Bxd3 8. Qxd3
c5 9. Ne2 Nc6 10. c3 Qb6 11. O-O Nge7 12. Nd2 Nf5 13. Nf3 cxd4 14. g4 Nfe7 15.
Nexd4 h5 16. g5 Nxd4 17. Nxd4 g6 18. Be3 Qc7 19. Nb5 Qc6 20. Nd6+ Kd7 21. Nxf7
Rg8 22. Nd6 Rd8 23. b4 a6 24. a4 Nf5 25. b5 axb5 26. axb5 Qc7 27. Nxf5 gxf5 28.
Ra7 Rb8 29. f4 Bc5 30. Rfa1 Bxa7 31. Rxa7 Ra8 32. b6 Qc6 33. Qd1 Rxa7 34. bxa7
Qxc3 35. Qa4+ Ke7 36. Bf2 Ra8 37. g6 Qc8 38. Qb5 Kf8 39. Qb4+ Kg7 40. Qe7+ Kxg6
41. Qg5+ Kf7 42. Qxh5+ Ke7 43. Qh7+ Kd8 44. Qf7 Qc1+ 45. Kg2 Qc6 46. Qf8+ Qe8
47. Bb6+ 1-0

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Anthea Carson"]
[Black "Rhett Langseth"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B09"]
[WhiteElo "1655"]
[BlackElo "1865"]
[PlyCount "113"]

1. d4 d6 2. e4 Nf6 3. Nc3 c6 4. f4 g6 5. Nf3 Bg4 6. Be2 Bg7 7. h3 Bxf3 8. Bxf3
Nbd7 9. e5 Ng8 10. Qe2 dxe5 11. dxe5 e6 12. Ne4 Bf8 13. Be3 Qa5+ 14. c3 Be7 15.
O-O h5 16. a4 Nh6 17. Rfd1 Nf5 18. Bf2 Qc7 19. g4 hxg4 20. Bxg4 Nh6 21. Nd6+
Kf8 22. b4 Nxg4 23. hxg4 Bxd6 24. exd6 Qd8 25. c4 Rh7 26. g5 e5 27. Qg4 f5 28.
Qf3 e4 29. Qb3 Qe8 30. c5 a6 31. Kg2 Qf7 32. Qc3 Rh5 33. Rh1 Qh7 34. Rxh5 gxh5
35. b5 Re8 36. bxa6 bxa6 37. Rb1 Kg8 38. Qc4+ Qf7 39. Qxf7+ Kxf7 40. Rb7 Ke6
41. Kh3 Nb8 42. Rh7 Kd5 43. Re7 Rd8 44. Re5+ Kc4 45. Rxf5 Nd7 46. Kh4 Kd3 47.
Rf7 e3 48. Be1 Nxc5 49. f5 Ne4 50. d7 Nd6 51. Rf6 Ne4 52. Rxc6 Rxd7 53. f6 Ke2
54. Bc3 Rd1 55. Kxh5 Rg1 56. g6 Rh1+ 57. Kg4 1-0

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Pierre Julien"]
[Black "Gideon Bob"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E91"]
[WhiteElo "1857"]
[BlackElo "1598"]
[PlyCount "117"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Be2 O-O 6. Nf3 c5 7. d5 Na6 8. O-O
Nc7 9. Ne1 e5 10. Bg5 a6 11. a4 Qe8 12. Nd3 Bd7 13. a5 h6 14. Be3 g5 15. h3 Kh7
16. g4 Ng8 17. Qc2 Ne7 18. Nxc5 dxc5 19. Bxc5 Rh8 20. Bb6 Qc8 21. d6 Ne6 22.
dxe7 Nf4 23. Kh2 Be6 24. b3 Kg8 25. Rad1 Bd7 26. Nd5 h5 27. Nxf4 exf4 28. Qd3
Be8 29. Qd8 Kh7 30. Qxc8 Rxc8 31. gxh5 Bf6 32. Bg4 Ra8 33. Bf5+ Kh6 34. Rd6 Kg7
35. Bd4 Bxd4 36. Rxd4 Kf6 37. Rd8 Bc6 38. Rxa8 Rxa8 39. Rd1 Kxe7 40. h6 Rh8 41.
h7 Kf6 42. f3 Ke7 43. h4 g4 44. fxg4 Kf6 45. g5+ Ke5 46. h5 Bxe4 47. Bxe4 Kxe4
48. g6 fxg6 49. hxg6 Kf3 50. Kg1 Ke2 51. Rd6 f3 52. Re6+ Kd3 53. Kf2 Kc3 54.
Re3+ Kb4 55. Kxf3 Kxa5 56. Re7 Kb4 57. Rxb7+ Ka5 58. Kg4 Rg8 59. b4+ 1-0

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Justin Alter"]
[Black "Katie Wise"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B43"]
[WhiteElo "1574"]
[BlackElo "1834"]
[PlyCount "64"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. Nc3 a6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Qc7 6. Be3 Bb4 7. Bd2 Nf6 8.
Bd3 O-O 9. Qe2 d6 10. a3 Bc5 11. Nb3 Ba7 12. h4 Nc6 13. Rh3 d5 14. Rg3 Re8 15.
Bg5 Nd4 16. Qd1 Nd7 17. Qg4 f5 18. Qh5 g6 19. Qh6 fxe4 20. Bf4 Ne5 21. Nxd4
Bxd4 22. h5 Bxc3+ 23. bxc3 Qxc3+ 24. Ke2 exd3+ 25. cxd3 Nf7 26. hxg6 Nxh6 27.
gxh7+ Kf7 28. Rc1 Qb2+ 29. Ke1 Qxc1+ 30. Bxc1 Nf5 31. Rh3 Bd7 32. Bb2 e5 0-1

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Alex Stiger"]
[Black "Gregg Ford"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B25"]
[WhiteElo "1521"]
[BlackElo "1597"]
[PlyCount "81"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 g6 3. g3 Nc6 4. Bg2 d6 5. Nge2 Nf6 6. d3 Bg7 7. O-O O-O 8. Bf4
Qb6 9. Rb1 Bg4 10. Qd2 Qc7 11. Na4 Qd7 12. Nac3 Rac8 13. Be3 Ne5 14. f4 Nc6 15.
Rf2 Bh3 16. Rbf1 Bxg2 17. Kxg2 Ng4 18. Rf3 Nxe3+ 19. Rxe3 a6 20. Nd5 Qd8 21.
Ref3 Nd4 22. Nxd4 Bxd4 23. c3 Bg7 24. f5 f6 25. fxg6 hxg6 26. Nf4 Bh6 27. Qc2
Bxf4 28. gxf4 Kg7 29. Rg3 Rh8 30. Rg1 Rh6 31. Kf1 Qh8 32. Qg2 Qh7 33. h4 Rg8
34. f5 Kf7 35. e5 $1 dxe5 36. Qd5+ Kf8 37. Qxb7 Rxh4 38. Qc8+ Kf7 39. Qe6+ Kf8
40. fxg6 Rf4+ 41. Ke1 1-0

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Eric Montany"]
[Black "Mark Schlagenhauf"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A42"]
[WhiteElo "2099"]
[BlackElo "2031"]
[Annotator "Buchanan,Richard"]
[PlyCount "125"]

1. d4 g6 2. e4 Bg7 3. c4 d6 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. Be3 e5 6. d5 Nce7 7. c5 f5 8. Bb5+
Kf7 9. Nf3 h6 10. cxd6 cxd6 11. Qb3 Nf6 12. O-O-O a6 13. Be2 b5 14. Kb1 Bd7 15.
exf5 Nxf5 16. Nd2 Nxe3 17. fxe3 Qb6 18. Rhf1 Ke7 19. Nc4 Qd8 20. Nxe5 $1 dxe5
21. d6+ Ke8 22. Bd3 Kf8 23. Bxg6 Be8 24. Bxe8 Qxe8 25. d7 Qg6+ 26. Ka1 Rd8 27.
Qe6 Qf7 28. Qf5 h5 29. Ne4 Rh6 30. Rd6 Kg8 31. a3 Qe7 32. Nxf6+ Rxf6 33. Rxf6
Bxf6 34. Qxf6 Qxf6 35. Rxf6 Rxd7 36. Rf5 Rd2 37. Rxe5 Rxg2 38. Rxh5 Re2 39. Rh3
a5 40. Rf3 b4 41. axb4 axb4 42. Ka2 Rxh2 43. Kb3 Rh4 44. Rf4 Rh3 45. Kxb4 Rxe3
46. Kc4 {(After the tactics, White has simplified to a won ending.)} Re1 47. b4
Rb1 48. Kc5 Rc1+ 49. Kb6 Rb1 50. b5 Rb2 51. Kc6 Rc2+ 52. Kb7 Rb2 53. b6 Rb1 54.
Kc7 Rc1+ 55. Kb8 Rb1 56. b7 {(The winning technique for this Lucena Position
was first published in the year 1497.  The WR is already on the 4th rank where
he belongs.)} Kg7 57. Kc7 Rc1+ 58. Kb6 Rb1+ 59. Kc6 Kg8 {(Or 59...Rc1+  60 Kb5
Rb1+  61 Rb4.)} 60. Rf5 Rc1+ 61. Rc5 Rb1 62. Rb5 Rc1+ 63. Kb6 1-0

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Brian Wall"]
[Black "Zach Bekkedahl"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A45"]
[WhiteElo "2222"]
[BlackElo "2083"]
[PlyCount "81"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 h6 3. Bxf6 exf6 4. e3 d5 5. c4 Bb4+ 6. Nc3 O-O 7. Qb3 Bxc3+ 8.
bxc3 dxc4 9. Bxc4 Nc6 10. Bd3 b6 11. Ne2 Bb7 12. O-O Ne5 13. c4 Nxd3 14. Qxd3
Qe7 15. a4 a5 16. Rfc1 Rfd8 17. Rc3 Qe4 18. Qxe4 Bxe4 19. f3 Bb7 20. Kf2 Ba6
21. e4 c6 22. Ke3 b5 23. axb5 cxb5 24. Rxa5 bxc4 25. d5 Rdb8 26. Rca3 Rb3+ 27.
Nc3 Rxa3 28. Rxa3 Kf8 29. Kd4 Ke7 30. Na2 Kd6 31. f4 Bb7 32. Rxa8 Bxa8 33. Nc3
Bb7 34. Kxc4 Ba6+ 35. Kd4 g5 36. g3 h5 37. fxg5 fxg5 38. e5+ Ke7 39. Ne4 h4 40.
d6+ Kd7 41. Nc5+ 1-0

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Katie Wise"]
[Black "Adam Masek"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A02"]
[WhiteElo "1834"]
[BlackElo "1870"]
[Annotator "Buchanan,Richard"]
[PlyCount "89"]

1. f4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 Nc6 5. O-O Qb6 6. Kh1 h6 7. d3 e5 8. Na3
Be7 9. e4 Bg4 10. Qe1 a6 11. Nc4 Qc7 12. a4 Bxf3 13. Bxf3 h5 14. a5 Nd4 15. Bd1
Nd7 16. c3 Nc6 17. Qf2 Bf6 18. Be3 b5 19. axb6 Nxb6 20. fxe5 Nxe5 21. Nxd6+ $1
Qxd6 22. Bxc5 Qxd3 23. Bc2 Qd7 24. Bxb6 Qb7 25. Bc5 O-O-O 26. Qf5+ Kc7 27. Bd4
Rde8 28. Rfd1 Re6 29. Ba4 Kb8 30. b4 h4 31. g4 g6 32. Qf4 Ka8 33. Bb3 Bg5 34.
Rxa6+ Qxa6 35. Bd5+ Nc6 36. Qxg5 Qe2 37. Ra1+ Kb7 38. Ra7+ Kc8 39. Ra8+ Kb7 40.
Ra7+ Kc8 41. Ra8+ Kb7 {(After making thiis move Black claimed a draw.  But the
position has only appeared twice, and a draw can only be claimed by the player
whose turn it is to move.)} 42. Bxc6+ Rxc6 43. Qe7+ Rc7 44. Ra7+ Kc6 45. Qxc7+
1-0

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Rhett Langseth"]
[Black "Robert Carlson"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A00"]
[WhiteElo "1865"]
[BlackElo "1611"]
[PlyCount "151"]

1. d3 Nf6 2. c3 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Bg5 e5 6. Be2 O-O 7. Nbd2 Bg4 8. Qb3
b6 9. h3 Be6 10. Qc2 Nc6 11. Nf1 Qc8 12. g4 d5 13. Ng3 dxe4 14. dxe4 Nd7 15.
Bb5 Na5 16. Be7 Re8 17. Bb4 c6 18. Be2 c5 19. Bxa5 bxa5 20. Rd1 Nb6 21. Bb5 Re7
22. Ng5 Bc4 23. Bxc4 Nxc4 24. Qe2 Nb6 25. O-O Qc7 26. Nf3 c4 27. Rd2 Rd8 28.
Rfd1 Rxd2 29. Nxd2 Rd7 30. Nb1 Qd8 31. Rxd7 Qxd7 32. Nf1 Bh6 33. Nfd2 Bxd2 34.
Qxd2 Qe7 35. Na3 Qh4 36. Kg2 h5 37. Qe2 Qg5 38. f3 h4 39. Qf2 a4 40. Nb5 Qe7
41. Qd2 g5 42. Nxa7 f6 43. Nc6 Qd7 44. Qxd7 Nxd7 45. Na5 Nb6 46. Kf2 Kf7 47.
Ke2 Ke6 48. Kd2 Kd6 49. Kc2 Kc5 50. Nb7+ Kc6 51. Nd8+ Kd6 52. Nf7+ Kc6 53. Nh6
Nd7 54. Nf5 Kc5 55. Ne3 Nb6 56. b3 cxb3+ 57. axb3 axb3+ 58. Kxb3 Kb5 59. Nd5
Nd7 60. c4+ Kc5 61. Kc3 Kc6 62. Nb4+ Kb6 63. Nd3 Kc6 64. Kb4 Kb6 65. c5+ Kc6
66. Kc4 Nf8 67. Nb4+ Kc7 68. Nd5+ Kc6 69. Nb4+ Kc7 70. Kd5 Ng6 71. Nd3 Nf8 72.
c6 Kc8 73. Kd6 Kd8 74. Nc5 Kc8 75. Nd7 Nh7 76. Nb6+ 1-0

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Brian Tate"]
[Black "Dean Brown"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E11"]
[WhiteElo "1704"]
[BlackElo "1449"]
[Annotator "Buchanan,Richard"]
[PlyCount "69"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Bd2 c5 5. Bxb4 cxb4 6. g3 Qa5 7. Nbd2 Na6 8.
Bg2 O-O 9. O-O Rb8 10. e4 d6 11. e5 dxe5 12. Nxe5 Nd7 13. Ndf3 Rd8 14. Qd2 $2
Nxe5 15. Nxe5 Qxe5 16. Rab1 Qf6 17. g4 h6 18. f4 g5 19. fxg5 Qxg5 20. Qf2 f5
21. gxf5 Rf8 22. h4 Qg4 23. Qe3 Qxh4 24. fxe6 Rxf1+ 25. Rxf1 Qe7 26. d5 {(And
White has recovered nicely.)} Qc5 27. Qxc5 Nxc5 28. Bh3 Kg7 29. Rf7+ Kg8 30.
Bf5 Bxe6 31. dxe6 Re8 32. Bh7+ Kh8 33. e7 Nd7 34. Bf5 Kg8 35. Be6 1-0

[Event "2012 CS Open"]
[White "Scott Swerdlin"]
[Black "Alex Stiger"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D35"]
[WhiteElo "1574"]
[BlackElo "1521"]
[PlyCount "68"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 c6 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. Bg5 Be7 6. e3 Nbd7 7. cxd5 exd5 8.
Bd3 O-O 9. O-O h6 10. Bh4 g5 11. Nxg5 hxg5 12. Bxg5 Nh7 13. Bxh7+ Kxh7 14. Qh5+
Kg8 15. f4 Nf6 16. Qh4 Re8 17. Rf3 Nh7 18. Bxe7 Qxe7 19. Rg3+ Kh8 20. Rg5 Qxe3+
21. Kh1 f6 22. Rh5 Qe7 23. f5 Rg8 24. Re1 Qg7 25. g4 Bd7 26. Re3 Rae8 27. Rh3
Re7 28. Rxh7+ Qxh7 29. Qxf6+ Rgg7 30. Qf8+ Rg8 31. Rxh7+ Kxh7 32. Qxe7+ Rg7 33.
Qh4+ Kg8 34. Ne2 Re7 1-0


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