2013 Scholastic Challenger

Rook Rook Manitou Springse, Colorado

 

Games from 2013 Scholastic Challenger
April 19-21, 2013, Manitou Springs
Selection and comments by Richard Buchanan

[Event "2013 CO Scholastic Challenger"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Luke Stephens"]
[Black "Peter Cannici"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E38"]
[WhiteElo "1721"]
[BlackElo "1570"]
[PlyCount "79"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 c5 5. a3 cxd4 6. axb4 dxc3 7. bxc3 O-O 8.
e4 d5 9. e5 Nfd7 10. f4 f6 11. cxd5 exd5 12. e6 Re8 13. f5 Ne5 14. Bf4 Qc7 15.
Bxe5 Qxe5+ 16. Be2 Nc6 17. Nf3 Nxb4 18. Qd2 Qxf5 19. cxb4 Bxe6 20. O-O Bf7 21.
Nd4 Qe5 22. Rfe1 Qe3+ 23. Qxe3 Rxe3 24. Kf2 Re4 25. Red1 a6 26. Bf3 Ree8 27.
Nf5 Rad8 28. Rd4 Bg6 29. Ne3 Be4 30. Nxd5 Bxf3 31. gxf3 Kf7 32. Rad1 Rc8 33.
Ne3 Rc3 34. Rd7+ Kg6 35. Rg1+ Kh6 36. Nf5+ Kh5 37. Nxg7+ Kh4 38. Rd4+ Kh3 39.
Rg3+ Kxh2 40. Rh4# 1-0

[Event "2013 CO Scholastic Challenger"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Suhaas Narayanan"]
[Black "Isaac Martinez"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D94"]
[WhiteElo "1764"]
[BlackElo "1734"]
[PlyCount "102"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. e3 O-O 6. Be2 Bg4 7. O-O Re8 8. Qb3
Nbd7 9. cxd5 Nb6 10. e4 e6 11. dxe6 Bxe6 12. Qc2 Bg4 13. e5 Nfd5 14. a3 Ne7 15.
Be3 Nf5 16. Rad1 Nxe3 17. fxe3 Bh6 18. Qd3 Qe7 19. h3 Be6 20. Nd2 Qg5 21. Rf3
Nd5 22. Nxd5 Bxd5 23. Ne4 Bxe4 24. Qxe4 c6 25. Bc4 Re7 26. Qf4 Rf8 27. Qxg5
Bxg5 28. Kf2 Kg7 29. Ke2 c5 30. Kf2 Rc8 31. b3 a6 32. Bd3 b5 33. Rc1 Rcc7 34.
Rxc5 Rxc5 35. dxc5 Rxe5 36. b4 Rd5 37. Ke2 Bf6 38. e4 Rd7 39. Bc2 Bg5 40. Rd3
Rxd3 41. Kxd3 Kf8 42. a4 Ke7 43. axb5 axb5 44. Kc3 Bf6+ 45. Kb3 Kd7 46. Bd3 Kc6
47. Be2 Be5 48. Bf3 f6 49. g4 g5 50. Bg2 Kc7 51. Kc2 Kc6 1/2-1/2

[Event "2013 CO Scholastic Challenger"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Suhaas Narayanan"]
[Black "Luke Stephens"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D94"]
[WhiteElo "1764"]
[BlackElo "1721"]
[PlyCount "86"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e3 Bg7 6. Nf3 O-O 7. Bc4 Nxc3 8.
bxc3 c5 9. O-O b6 10. Rb1 Bb7 11. Ba3 Qc7 12. Qb3 Bf6 13. dxc5 Nd7 14. cxb6
Nxb6 15. Be2 Bd5 16. c4 Bxc4 17. Bxc4 Qxc4 18. Nd4 Bxd4 19. exd4 Qxb3 20. Rxb3
Nd5 21. Rb7 Rfe8 22. Rfb1 a6 23. g3 h5 24. R1b2 Kg7 25. Rd7 Rad8 26. Ra7 Ra8
27. Rbb7 Kf6 28. Bxe7+ Nxe7 29. Rxe7 Rxe7 30. Rxa8 Re6 31. a4 Kf5 32. f3 Rd6
33. a5 g5 34. Ra7 f6 35. h3 h4 36. d5 Rxd5 37. gxh4 gxh4 38. Rxa6 Rd1+ 39. Kf2
Ra1 40. Ra8 Ra2+ 41. Ke1 Kf4 42. a6 Kxf3 43. a7 f5 1/2-1/2

[Event "2013 CO Scholastic Challenger"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Andy Wu"]
[Black "Isaac Martinez"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C14"]
[WhiteElo "1632"]
[BlackElo "1734"]
[PlyCount "120"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e5 Nfd7 6. Bxe7 Qxe7 7. f4 c5 8. Nf3
Nc6 9. Qd2 O-O 10. Nb5 a6 11. Nd6 cxd4 12. Nxd4 Ndxe5 13. Nxc8 Raxc8 14. Nxc6
$2 Nxc6 15. c3 d4 16. Rc1 Rfd8 17. cxd4 Qb4 18. Qxb4 Nxb4 19. Rxc8 Rxc8 20. a3
Nc2+ 21. Kd2 Nxd4 22. Bd3 Kf8 23. Be4 Nb3+ 24. Ke3 Rc7 25. Rd1 Ke7 26. Rd3 Nc5
27. Rc3 Kd6 28. b4 Nxe4 29. Rxc7 Kxc7 30. Kxe4 Kd6 31. a4 f5+ 32. Kd4 b5 33. a5
h6 34. h4 h5 35. g3 g6 36. Kc3 Kd5 37. Kd3 e5 38. fxe5 Kxe5 39. Ke3 Kd5 40. Kd3
Ke6 41. Ke2 Kf6 42. Kf2 g5 43. Kf3 gxh4 44. gxh4 Ke5 45. Ke3 Kd5 46. Kf4 Kc4
47. Kxf5 Kxb4 48. Kg5 Kxa5 49. Kxh5 b4 50. Kg5 b3 51. h5 b2 52. Kf6 b1=Q 53. h6
Qh7 54. Kg5 Kb5 55. Kh5 Kc5 56. Kg5 Kd5 57. Kh5 Ke4 58. Kg5 Kf3 59. Kh5 Qf5+
60. Kh4 Qg4# 0-1

[Event "2013 CO Scholastic Challenger"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Isaac Martinez"]
[Black "Luke Stephens"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B23"]
[WhiteElo "1734"]
[BlackElo "1721"]
[PlyCount "104"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. f4 g6 4. Bb5 Nd4 5. Nf3 Bg7 6. O-O Nxb5 7. Nxb5 d6 8. d3
a6 9. Nc3 e6 10. Qe1 Ne7 11. g4 Qb6 12. Qh4 h5 13. g5 Bd7 14. Nd2 Bd4+ 15. Kg2
Bc6 16. Nc4 Qc7 17. Kh3 d5 18. Ne5 Bxe5 19. fxe5 Rf8 20. Bf4 b5 21. a3 Qb7 22.
Qe1 b4 23. axb4 cxb4 24. Na4 Bxa4 25. Rxa4 a5 26. c3 Qb5 27. Qd1 dxe4 28. cxb4
Rd8 29. Rxa5 Rxd3+ 30. Kg2 Rxd1 31. Rxb5 Rxf1 32. Kxf1 Nd5 33. Bc1 Kd7 34. Ke2
Rc8 35. Rc5 Nxb4 36. Rxc8 Kxc8 37. Ke3 Nd3 38. Bd2 Nxb2 39. Kxe4 Nc4 40. Bf4
Kd7 41. Kd4 Nb6 42. Kc5 Nd5 43. Bg3 Ne7 44. h4 Nf5 45. Bf2 Ne7 46. Kb6 Nd5+ 47.
Kb7 Nf4 48. Bg3 Ne2 49. Bf2 Nf4 50. Bg3 Nd5 51. Bf2 Ne7 52. Bg3 Nf5 1/2-1/2

[Event "2013 CO Scholastic Challenger"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Peter Cannici"]
[Black "Andy Wu"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C54"]
[WhiteElo "1570"]
[BlackElo "1632"]
[PlyCount "63"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Bc4 Bc5 5. c3 Nf6 6. e5 d5 7. Bb5 Ne4 8. Nxd4
O-O 9. Be3 Nxe5 10. Nd2 Bxd4 11. Bxd4 Nxd2 12. Qxd2 Qe7 13. O-O-O Nc4 14. Bxc4
dxc4 15. Rhe1 Qd6 16. Be5 Qxd2+ 17. Rxd2 Bf5 18. Bxc7 Bd3 19. b3 b5 20. Re5 a6
21. Rb2 Rfe8 22. bxc4 Rxe5 23. Bxe5 bxc4 24. Rb8+ Rxb8 25. Bxb8 Kf8 26. Kd2 Ke7
27. Ke3 Ke6 28. Kd4 Kd7 29. Kc5 Kc8 30. Be5 f6 31. Bd4 Kb7 32. a3 1/2-1/2

[Event "2013 CO Scholastic Challenger"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Isaac Martinez"]
[Black "Peter Cannici"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B23"]
[WhiteElo "1734"]
[BlackElo "1570"]
[PlyCount "94"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 g6 3. f4 Nc6 4. Bb5 Bg7 5. Bxc6 bxc6 6. Nf3 d5 7. d3 e6 8. O-O
Ne7 9. Qe1 Ba6 10. f5 dxe4 11. Nxe4 Nxf5 12. Nxc5 Bd4+ 13. Kh1 Bxc5 14. Qc3 O-O
15. Qxc5 Qd5 16. Qc3 c5 17. b3 Rfd8 18. Ba3 Nd4 19. Qxc5 Qxc5 20. Bxc5 Nxc2 21.
Rac1 Bxd3 22. Rfd1 Bf5 23. Ne5 Rxd1+ 24. Rxd1 Rc8 25. Bxa7 Ra8 26. Rd7 f6 27.
Nf7 e5 28. Nh6+ Kh8 29. Nxf5 gxf5 30. Rb7 Nb4 31. Rxb4 Rxa7 32. a4 Kg7 33. Kg1
Kf7 34. Kf2 Ke6 35. Rb5 Rd7 36. Ke2 f4 37. a5 Rd6 38. b4 f5 39. Rc5 e4 40. b5
e3 41. Rc2 Rd5 42. Rb2 Kd7 43. b6 Kc8 44. a6 Ra5 45. b7+ Kb8 46. Rb6 Ra2+ 47.
Kf3 $2 Rf2# 0-1

[Event "2013 CO Scholastic Challenger"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Andy Wu"]
[Black "Suhaas Narayanan"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B23"]
[WhiteElo "1632"]
[BlackElo "1764"]
[PlyCount "90"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 g6 3. f4 Bg7 4. Nf3 Nf6 5. e5 Ng8 6. Bc4 d6 7. O-O Nh6 8. Qe1
O-O 9. e6 f6 10. d4 cxd4 11. Nxd4 Nc6 12. Nf3 Nf5 13. Qf2 b6 14. g4 Nh6 15. h3
Bb7 16. Bd5 Na5 17. Bxb7 Nxb7 18. Qh4 Kh8 19. f5 g5 20. Qg3 Qc7 21. Kg2 Rg8 22.
Be3 Bf8 23. Rf2 Rc8 24. Rd1 Nc5 25. Bxc5 Qxc5 26. Nd5 Qa5 27. Nc3 b5 28. Rd5
Rc5 29. Rxc5 dxc5 30. a3 b4 31. Nb1 c4 32. c3 Nxf5 33. gxf5 Qxf5 34. Nfd2 Qxe6
35. cxb4 h5 36. Nc3 g4 37. h4 Bh6 38. Nf1 f5 39. Ne2 Qe4+ 40. Kg1 Rf8 41. Nf4
Bxf4 42. Qxf4 Qxf4 43. Rxf4 e5 44. Rxc4 f4 45. Rc5 Re8 1/2-1/2

[Event "2013 CO Scholastic Challenger"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Andy Wu"]
[Black "Luke Stephens"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B23"]
[WhiteElo "1632"]
[BlackElo "1721"]
[PlyCount "68"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. f4 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bb5 Nd4 6. Bd3 d6 7. Nxd4 cxd4 8.
Ne2 e6 9. O-O Ne7 10. c3 dxc3 11. dxc3 O-O 12. Qe1 f5 13. exf5 Nxf5 14. Ng3 d5
15. Bxf5 exf5 16. Ne2 Qb6+ 17. Kh1 Bd7 18. Qd1 Bc6 19. Nd4 Bxd4 20. cxd4 Rfe8
21. b3 Re4 22. Bb2 Rae8 23. Rf2 Qc7 24. Qd2 Qe7 25. Bc3 Re2 26. Rxe2 Qxe2 27.
Qxe2 Rxe2 28. g3 Bb5 29. Re1 Rxe1+ 30. Bxe1 Kf7 31. Bb4 Bd3 32. Bd6 Be4+ 33.
Kg1 a6 34. b4 b5 1/2-1/2

[Event "2013 CO Scholastic Challenger"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Suhaas Narayanan"]
[Black "Peter Cannici"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "E38"]
[WhiteElo "1764"]
[BlackElo "1570"]
[PlyCount "80"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Qc2 c5 5. e3 Nc6 6. Nf3 cxd4 7. exd4 d5 8. Be3
dxc4 9. Bxc4 O-O 10. O-O Re8 11. Rfd1 Qa5 12. a3 Be7 13. d5 exd5 14. Nxd5 Bg4
15. Nxe7+ Rxe7 16. Re1 Bxf3 17. gxf3 Qh5 18. Bc5 Ne5 19. Re3 Rc7 20. Bd6 Rxc4
21. Qb3 Nxf3+ 22. Rxf3 Rg4+ 23. Bg3 Qd5 24. Qxd5 Nxd5 25. Rd1 Nf6 26. Kg2 h5
27. Kh3 Ne4 28. Bh4 g5 29. Bg3 Rxg3+ 30. Rxg3 Nxg3 31. hxg3 a6 32. f4 gxf4 33.
gxf4 Rc8 34. Kh4 Rc5 35. Rg1+ Kf8 36. Rg5 Rc2 37. b4 Rc4 38. Rf5 Rc3 39. Ra5
Rf3 40. f5 Ke7 1/2-1/2

[Event "2013 CO Scholastic Challenger"]
[Site "Masonic Lodge, Manitou Springs"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Cory Kohler"]
[Black "Andy Wu"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C54"]
[WhiteElo "1583"]
[BlackElo "1632"]
[PlyCount "85"]
[EventDate "2013.??.??"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d4 exd4 6. cxd4 Bb4+ 7. Bd2 Bxd2+
8. Nbxd2 d5 9. exd5 Nxd5 10. O-O O-O 11. Re1 Nb6 12. Qb3 Bg4 13. Qd3 Nxc4 14.
Qxc4 Bxf3 15. Nxf3 Ne7 16. Rac1 Nd5 17. Re5 c6 18. Rce1 a5 19. b3 Qb6 20. Qc5
Qb4 21. Qxb4 axb4 22. Ra1 Ra7 23. Re2 Rfa8 24. Rae1 Kf8 25. Ne5 f6 26. Nd7+ Kf7
27. Nc5 Rxa2 28. Rxa2 Rxa2 29. Nxb7 Rd2 30. Nd8+ Kg6 31. Nxc6 Rd3 32. Rb1 Kf7
33. Kf1 Ke8 34. g3 Rc3 35. Na5 Kd7 36. Nc4 Rd3 37. Ke2 Rxd4 38. Kf3 Kc6 39. Ne3
Rd3 40. Ke4 Rxe3+ 41. fxe3 Nc3+ 42. Kd4 Nxb1 43. Kc4 1/2-1/2

[Event "2013 CO Scholastic Challenger"]
[Site "Masonic Lodge, Manitou Springs"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Peter Cannici"]
[Black "Cory Kohler"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C54"]
[WhiteElo "1570"]
[BlackElo "1583"]
[PlyCount "31"]
[EventDate "2013.??.??"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Bc4 Bc5 5. c3 Nf6 6. e5 Ng4 7. cxd4 Bb4+ 8.
Nc3 d6 9. Ng5 O-O 10. e6 Nh6 11. Qd3 g6 12. Qh3 Kg7 13. Nxh7 Kxh7 14. Qxh6+ Kg8
15. exf7+ Rxf7 16. Qxg6+ 1-0

[Event "2013 CO Scholastic Challenger"]
[Site "Masonic Lodge, Manitou Springs"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Cory Kohler"]
[Black "Suhaas Nayaan"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B25"]
[WhiteElo "1583"]
[BlackElo "1764"]
[PlyCount "109"]
[EventDate "2013.??.??"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 g6 3. g3 Nc6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. f4 d6 6. d3 Nf6 7. Nf3 Bg4 8. h3
Bxf3 9. Bxf3 Qd7 10. Be3 a6 11. Bg2 Nh5 12. Qf3 Bd4 13. g4 Ng7 14. a3 O-O-O 15.
Nd5 Kb8 16. c3 Bxe3 17. Nxe3 f5 18. O-O Rdf8 19. Qe2 h5 20. exf5 gxf5 21. g5 h4
22. Bf3 e6 23. Rad1 e5 24. Nd5 Ne6 25. Bg2 Qg7 26. Qe3 Ka7 27. b4 Rhg8 28. Rf2
Nxf4 29. Nxf4 exf4 30. Qxf4 Qxg5 31. Qxd6 cxb4 32. axb4 Qg3 33. Qxg3 Rxg3 34.
Rf3 f4 35. Re1 Rfg8 36. Rxg3 hxg3 37. Bxc6 bxc6 38. Kg2 Kb6 39. c4 Rd8 40. Rd1
a5 41. bxa5+ Kxa5 42. Kf3 Rf8 43. d4 Kb6 44. h4 Kc7 45. h5 Kd6 46. Re1 Kd7 47.
h6 Kd6 48. h7 Kd7 49. Rh1 Rh8 50. Kxf4 g2 51. Rg1 Rxh7 52. Rxg2 Rh4+ 53. Rg4
Rh7 54. Rg5 Rh4+ 55. Ke5 1/2-1/2

[Event "2013 CO Scholastic Challenger"]
[Site "Masonic Lodge, Manitou Springs"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Luke Stephens"]
[Black "Cory Kohler"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E71"]
[WhiteElo "1721"]
[BlackElo "1583"]
[PlyCount "85"]
[EventDate "2013.??.??"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Bg5 O-O 6. h3 c5 7. d5 Nbd7 8. Qc2
Nb6 9. Bd3 Re8 10. f4 Qc7 11. Nge2 Bd7 12. O-O Rf8 13. Ng3 e6 14. Rae1 Ne8 15.
Be7 Ba4 16. Nxa4 Qxe7 17. Nc3 Bd4+ 18. Kh1 Ng7 19. Nce2 e5 20. f5 Nd7 21. Qd2
Qh4 22. Kh2 Nf6 23. Nxd4 cxd4 24. Qe2 Ngh5 25. Nxh5 Nxh5 26. Rf3 Nf4 27. Qf1
Nxd3 28. Rxd3 Rac8 29. b3 a6 30. Rf3 Qe7 31. g4 Qg5 32. Kg3 h5 33. Re2 h4+ 34.
Kg2 b6 35. Ref2 Qh6 36. fxg6 Qxg6 37. Rf5 Rc7 38. Qc1 Kh8 39. Rh5+ Qxh5 40.
gxh5 Rg8+ 41. Kh2 Rg7 42. Qh6+ Rh7 43. Qf8# 1-0

[Event "2013 CO Scholastic Challenger"]
[Site "Masonic Lodge, Manitou Springs"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Cory Kohler"]
[Black "Isaac Martinez"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C02"]
[WhiteElo "1530"]
[BlackElo "1732"]
[PlyCount "66"]
[EventDate "2013.??.??"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. Bb5+ Nc6 5. Nc3 Bd7 6. Nf3 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Nxe5 8.
Bxd7+ Qxd7 9. Bf4 Bd6 10. O-O Nf6 11. Bg3 O-O 12. Re1 Neg4 13. Bxd6 Qxd6 14. g3
Qb6 15. Qd2 Rac8 16. h3 Qxb2 17. Rab1 Qxc3 18. Qxc3 Rxc3 19. hxg4 Rc4 20. Nf3
Rxc2 21. Rxb7 Rxa2 22. Nd4 Nxg4 23. Nb5 Rc8 24. Re7 Rb8 25. Rf1 a5 26. Rd7 Ne5
27. Ra7 Nc4 28. Ra6 Nd2 29. Rc6 Ne4 30. Ra6 h6 31. Nd4 Rbb2 32. Ra8+ Kh7 33.
Ra7 Nxg3 0-1



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