2016 Colorado Closed

Rook Rook Lone Tree, Colorado

 

Games from 2016 Colorado Closed and Scholastic Closed
May 27-29, 2016, Lone Tree
Selection and comments by Richard Buchanan

[Event "2016 Closed Champ."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "1"]
[White "Josh Bloomer"]
[Black "Chris Peterson"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B78"]
[WhiteElo "2260"]
[BlackElo "2241"]
[PlyCount "63"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 O-O 8. Qd2
Nc6 9. Bc4 Bd7 10. O-O-O Rc8 11. Bb3 Ne5 12. Kb1 Nc4 13. Bxc4 Rxc4 14. g4 b5
15. h4 b4 16. Nd5 Nxd5 17. exd5 Qc7 18. h5 e5 19. dxe6 fxe6 20. hxg6 hxg6 21.
Qh2 Kf7 22. Qf4+ Kg8 23. Qg5 Kf7 24. Rh7 Rg8 25. Rdh1 e5 26. R1h6 Rxd4 27.
Qxg6+ Kf8 28. Rxg7 Rd1+ 29. Bc1 Rxg7 30. Rh8+ Ke7 31. Qxg7+ Ke6 32. Qg8+ 1-0

[Event "2016 Closed Champ."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "1"]
[White "Brian Wall"]
[Black "Gunnar Andersen"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B33"]
[WhiteElo "2217"]
[BlackElo "2205"]
[PlyCount "64"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Bg5 a6 8.
Bxf6 gxf6 9. Na3 f5 10. exf5 Bxf5 11. Nc4 Nd4 12. Ne3 Be6 13. g3 Bg7 14. Bg2
O-O 15. Ncd5 f5 16. f4 e4 17. O-O Nc6 18. c3 Ne7 19. g4 Nxd5 20. Nxd5 Kh8 21.
Kh1 fxg4 22. Bxe4 Qh4 23. Nc7 g3 24. Qd2 Bc4 25. Nxa8 Bxf1 26. Rxf1 Rxa8 27.
Bxb7 Ra7 28. Bd5 Re7 29. Rg1 Re3 30. c4 Rd3 31. Qg2 Qxf4 32. hxg3 Qh6+ 1/2-1/2

[Event "2016 Closed Champ."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "1"]
[White "Randy Canney"]
[Black "Lior Lapid"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C11"]
[WhiteElo "2238"]
[BlackElo "2268"]
[PlyCount "60"]

1. e4 e6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. d4 c5 6. dxc5 Nc6 7. Bf4 a6 8. Bd3
Nxc5 9. O-O Be7 10. Ne2 g5 11. Bg3 h5 12. h3 Qb6 13. Rb1 Nd7 14. Re1 g4 15.
hxg4 hxg4 16. Nh2 Ndxe5 17. Nf4 Bh4 18. Nf1 Bd7 19. b4 Bxg3 20. Nxg3 Qd4 21.
Nfe2 Qa7 22. a4 {Diagram [#]} Rh2 $1 23. Kxh2 Nf3+ $1 24. Kh1 Qxf2 25. Rf1
O-O-O $1 26. Bh7 Rh8 27. Qd3 f5 28. Nf4 Rxh7+ 29. Ngh5 Rxh5+ 30. Nxh5 Qh4# {
Beautiful!} 0-1

[Event "2016 Closed Champ."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Chris Peterson"]
[Black "Lior Lapid"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C03"]
[WhiteElo "2241"]
[BlackElo "2268"]
[PlyCount "43"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 Be7 4. Bd3 c5 5. c3 cxd4 6. cxd4 dxe4 7. Nxe4 Nf6 8.
Ne2 O-O 9. O-O b6 $2 10. Nxf6+ Bxf6 11. Be4 Nc6 12. Bxc6 Ba6 13. Bxa8 Qxa8 14.
Re1 Rd8 15. Be3 h5 16. Nf4 g6 17. Qc2 Bb7 18. f3 Kg7 19. Rad1 Bh4 20. Bf2 Bg5
21. Nxe6+ fxe6 22. Rxe6 1-0

[Event "2016 Closed Champ."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Gunnar Andersen"]
[Black "Josh Bloomer"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C88"]
[WhiteElo "2205"]
[BlackElo "2260"]
[PlyCount "190"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 O-O 8. a4
b4 9. d4 d6 10. h3 exd4 11. Nxd4 Na5 12. Ba2 c5 13. Nb3 Nc6 14. Bf4 Be6 15.
N1d2 d5 16. exd5 Nxd5 17. Bg3 Re8 18. Ne4 Qb6 19. Nd6 Red8 20. Nc4 Qa7 21. Qf3
Rac8 22. Nca5 Nxa5 23. Nxa5 Bf6 24. Rad1 Qb6 25. Nc4 Qc6 26. Nd6 Rxd6 27. Bxd6
c4 28. Be5 Be7 29. Rd4 Nb6 30. Qg3 g6 31. a5 Nd7 32. Bd6 Bf6 33. Rdd1 Bxb2 34.
Bxb4 Qa4 35. Qd6 Be5 36. Qxa6 Re8 37. Bxc4 Qxb4 38. Bxe6 Rxe6 39. Qc8+ Nf8 40.
a6 {(As with all long games in this tournament, time pressure was a major
factor, with players surviving only by the increment. The games can get a bit
tedious, as players probe the positions, waiting for a mistake. You will also
notice many games featuring a rook vs. two minor pieces.)} Qa5 41. Re3 f6 42.
Red3 Qxa6 43. Rd8 Qxc8 44. Rxc8 Kf7 45. c4 Re7 46. g3 Rc7 47. Rxc7+ Bxc7 48. f4
Ke7 49. Kf2 Ne6 50. Ke3 f5 51. Rd5 Bd6 52. Ra5 Bc5+ 53. Ke2 Kd7 54. Ra6 Nd4+
55. Kd3 Nc6 56. Ke2 Ba7 57. Ra1 Kd6 58. Rd1+ Bd4 59. Rb1 Kc7 60. Rb5 Bg1 61.
Rb1 Bd4 62. Kf3 Bb6 63. Ke2 Nd4+ 64. Kd3 Ne6 65. Rb5 {Diagram [#]} Bf2 66. Ra5
Bxg3 67. Ra7+ Kc6 68. Rxh7 Bxf4 69. Rf7 Be5 70. h4 Kd6 71. Ke3 Bd4+ 72. Kd3 Ke5
73. Re7 Bf2 74. Rh7 Nf4+ 75. Kc3 Be1+ 76. Kb3 Kd6 77. Ka4 Kc5 78. Rc7+ Kb6 79.
Rh7 Bd2 80. Rd7 Be3 81. Rf7 Kc6 82. Kb4 Bd4 83. Rh7 Kd6 84. Kb5 Ne6 85. Rh6 Nf8
86. h5 $2 Bg7 87. c5+ Kc7 88. Rxg6 Nxg6 89. hxg6 Bf6 90. Kb4 Kc6 91. Kc4 Be5
92. Kb4 Kd7 93. Kc4 Ke6 94. c6 Kf6 95. Kd5 Bc7 0-1

[Event "2016 Closed Champ."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Randy Canney"]
[Black "Brian Wall"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C16"]
[WhiteElo "2238"]
[BlackElo "2217"]
[PlyCount "45"]

1. d4 e6 2. e4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Qd7 5. Nge2 b6 6. a3 Bf8 7. Nf4 Ba6 8. Bxa6
Nxa6 9. Qe2 Nb8 {(Is diss a system?)} 10. O-O c5 11. dxc5 bxc5 12. Rd1 d4 13.
Ne4 Nc6 14. b4 cxb4 15. axb4 Nh6 16. b5 Nxe5 17. Bb2 Nf5 18. Ng3 Nxg3 19. hxg3
Ng6 20. Bxd4 Nxf4 21. gxf4 Qb7 22. b6 Be7 23. Bxg7 1-0

[Event "2016 Closed Champ."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Lior Lapid"]
[Black "Brian Wall"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E11"]
[WhiteElo "2268"]
[BlackElo "2217"]
[PlyCount "51"]

1. d4 e6 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nf3 Bb4+ 4. Nbd2 O-O 5. a3 Bxd2+ 6. Bxd2 Ne4 7. Bf4 b6 8.
Nd2 Nxd2 9. Qxd2 d6 10. e4 Nd7 11. Bg5 f6 12. Bh4 Kh8 13. Bd3 e5 14. Bc2 Qe7
15. O-O exd4 16. Qxd4 Ne5 17. f4 Nf7 18. e5 Nh6 19. Rae1 Qf7 20. exf6 gxf6 21.
Be4 Rb8 22. Bd5 Qg7 23. Re8 $1 Ng8 24. Rfe1 Bf5 25. Rxb8 Rxb8 26. Bxg8 1-0

[Event "2016 Closed Champ."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Joah Bloomer"]
[Black "Randy Canney"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D86"]
[WhiteElo "2260"]
[BlackElo "2238"]
[PlyCount "69"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. e4 Nxc3 6. bxc3 Bg7 7. Bc4 O-O 8.
Ne2 Nc6 9. O-O b6 10. Be3 Bb7 11. Qd2 Na5 12. Bd3 c5 13. Rab1 Rc8 14. d5 c4 15.
Bc2 e6 16. Rfd1 exd5 17. exd5 Qd7 18. Bh6 Rfd8 19. Bxg7 Kxg7 20. Qd4+ Kg8 21.
Nf4 Qd6 22. g3 Qf8 23. Re1 Qg7 24. Re5 Ba8 25. Rbe1 Nb7 26. Qe3 Qh6 27. Nxg6
Qxe3 28. Ne7+ Kf8 29. R1xe3 Rc5 30. Bxh7 Kg7 31. Bc2 Nd6 32. Rg5+ Kh6 33. f4 f5
34. g4 fxg4 35. Re6# 1-0

[Event "2016 Closed Champ."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Gunnar Andersen"]
[Black "Chris Peterson"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B78"]
[WhiteElo "2205"]
[BlackElo "2241"]
[PlyCount "73"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 g6 6. Be3 Bg7 7. f3 Nc6 8. Qd2
O-O 9. Bc4 Bd7 10. O-O-O Rc8 11. Bb3 Ne5 12. h4 Qa5 13. Kb1 Nc4 14. Bxc4 Rxc4
15. Nd5 Qd8 16. g4 e6 17. Nc3 Qe7 18. Nde2 Rc6 19. Bg5 Rd8 20. h5 Rb6 21. hxg6
fxg6 22. Qf4 Rc8 23. Qh2 Bh8 24. e5 $1 dxe5 25. Ne4 Be8 26. Qh4 Qc7 27. Rd2
Nxe4 28. fxe4 Rb4 29. Be7 h5 30. Bxb4 a5 31. Bd6 Qc4 32. gxh5 gxh5 33. Rg1+ Kh7
34. Qe7+ Kh6 35. Qf8+ Kh7 36. Qg8+ Kh6 37. Qxh8# 1-0

[Event "2016 Closed Champ."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Lior Lapid"]
[Black "Gunnar Andersen"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B33"]
[WhiteElo "2268"]
[BlackElo "2205"]
[PlyCount "93"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e5 6. Ndb5 d6 7. Nd5 Nxd5 8.
exd5 Ne7 9. c4 Nf5 10. Bd3 g6 11. g4 Nh4 12. f4 a6 13. Nc3 Ng2+ 14. Kf2 Nxf4
15. Bxf4 exf4 16. Qe2+ Be7 17. h4 O-O 18. g5 Bd7 19. h5 Bxg5 20. Rag1 f5 21.
hxg6 hxg6 22. Kf1 Qf6 23. Qh2 Kf7 24. Qh7+ Ke8 25. Rg2 Kd8 26. c5 dxc5 27. d6
Qxd6 28. Bc2 Kc7 29. Rxg5 Rh8 30. Qxh8 Rxh8 31. Rxh8 Qd2 {Diagram [#]} 32. Rxg6
Qc1+ 33. Bd1 Bb5+ 34. Nxb5+ axb5 35. Rh7+ Kb8 36. Rd6 Qc4+ 37. Be2 Qxa2 38.
Rdd7 Qb1+ 39. Kf2 Qxb2 40. Rxb7+ Kc8 41. Rbg7 Qd4+ 42. Kf1 Qa1+ 43. Kg2 f3+ 44.
Bxf3 Qb2+ 45. Kh3 Qxg7 46. Rxg7 f4 47. Bd5 1-0

[Event "2016 Closed Champ."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Brian Wall"]
[Black "Josh Bloomer"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A65"]
[WhiteElo "2217"]
[BlackElo "2260"]
[PlyCount "265"]

{Before you play over this game, put the cat out, put on some good music, and
get comfortable.} 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. f3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nc3 O-O 6. Bg5 c5 7.
d5 e6 8. Qd2 exd5 9. cxd5 h6 10. Be3 Re8 11. Nge2 Nbd7 12. Nf4 a6 13. b3 b5 14.
Rc1 Qe7 15. Be2 b4 16. Nd1 a5 17. O-O a4 18. Bf2 axb3 19. axb3 Ra3 20. Rb1 g5
21. Nh3 Ne5 22. Ne3 Nh5 23. g4 Qa7 24. Rfc1 Nf6 25. Kg2 Nexg4 26. Nxg4 Bxg4 27.
fxg4 Nxe4 28. Qd3 Nc3 29. Rb2 Nxd5 30. Qxd5 Bxb2 31. Rc2 Bc3 32. Qxd6 Ra2 33.
Rxa2 Qxa2 34. Bc4 Qc2 35. Qd3 Qxd3 36. Bxd3 Rd8 37. Bc4 {Diagram [#]} Bd4 38.
Kf3 Kg7 39. Bg3 Re8 40. Nf2 Re3+ 41. Kg2 h5 42. gxh5 f5 43. Nd3 f4 44. Bf2 Re2
45. Kf3 Rd2 46. Bxd4+ cxd4 47. h4 gxh4 48. Nxf4 Kh6 49. Kg4 Rf2 50. Nd3 Re2 51.
Kxh4 Re4+ 52. Kg3 Kxh5 53. Kf3 Re7 54. Nxb4 Kg5 55. Nc2 Kf6 56. Nxd4 Re1 57.
Ne2 Ke5 58. Ke3 Rd1 59. Nf4 Kd6 60. Nd3 Kc6 61. Kd4 Rg1 62. Kc3 Rg3 63. Kb4 Kb6
64. Nf4 Rg5 65. Nd5+ Kc6 66. Nc3 {(Take heart!  We're halfway through!)} Kb6
67. Na4+ Kc6 68. Kc3 Rg3+ 69. Bd3 Rg4 70. b4 Rg3 71. b5+ Kb7 72. Kc4 Rg4+ 73.
Kb3 Rg3 74. Kb4 Rg5 75. Be4+ Ka7 76. Bc6 Rg1 77. Nc3 Rc1 78. Be4 Re1 79. Bc6
Rc1 80. Bd5 Rc2 81. Bb3 Rb2 82. Ne4 Kb6 83. Nd6 Rb1 84. Nc4+ Kb7 85. Kc5 Rc1
86. Kd4 Rb1 87. Kc3 Rc1+ 88. Bc2 Rg1 89. Be4+ Ka7 90. Kd4 Rg4 91. Kd5 Rh4 92.
Kd4 Rg4 93. Ne3 Rh4 94. Nd5 Rg4 95. Ke5 Rh4 96. Bf5 Rh5 97. Ke6 Rg5 98. Ke5 Rh5
99. Ke4 Rh4+ 100. Ke3 Rh5 101. Kf4 Rh4+ 102. Kg5 {Diagram [#]} Rc4 103. Bd7 Kb7
104. Kf5 Rh4 105. Bc6+ Ka7 106. Ke5 Rg4 107. Kd6 Rg1 108. Kc7 Rb1 109. Nf6 Rb2
110. Nd7 Rb1 111. b6+ Ka6 112. Nc5+ Ka5 113. b7 Rb6 114. Ne6 $1 Rxb7+ 115. Bxb7
Kb5 116. Kd6 Kc4 117. Bd5+ Kd3 118. Ke5 Ke3 119. Be4 Kd2 120. Kd4 Kc1 121. Nf4
Kb2 122. Bd3 Kb3 123. Nd5 Kb2 124. Nc3 Kb3 125. Ne4 Kb2 126. Kc4 Ka3 127. Bc2
Kb2 128. Kd3 Ka3 129. Kc3 Ka2 130. Nc5 Ka1 131. Nb3+ Ka2 132. Bd3 Ka3 133. Bb1
{and Black will get mated in the a8 corner.} 1-0

[Event "2016 Closed Champ."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Chris Peterson"]
[Black "Randy Canney"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D34"]
[WhiteElo "2241"]
[BlackElo "2238"]
[PlyCount "86"]

1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 e6 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 Be7 5. d4 O-O 6. O-O c5 7. cxd5 exd5 8. Nc3
Nc6 9. dxc5 d4 10. Nb5 Bxc5 11. Bg5 h6 12. Bxf6 Qxf6 13. Nc7 Rb8 14. Rc1 Bb6
15. Nd5 Qd8 16. Nf4 Re8 17. Qc2 g5 18. Nd3 Bf5 19. a3 Qf6 20. Qd2 Re7 21. h4 g4
22. Nh2 Rbe8 23. Nf4 Re5 24. b4 Kh7 25. a4 Qd6 26. a5 Bd8 27. a6 Nxb4 28. axb7
Bb6 29. Rc4 a5 30. Rfc1 Rc5 31. Rxc5 Bxc5 32. Qd1 Bb6 33. Qb3 Qd7 34. Bc6 Nxc6
35. Qxb6 Be4 36. f3 gxf3 37. exf3 d3 38. fxe4 d2 39. Rd1 Rxe4 40. Rxd2 Qxd2 41.
Qxc6 Re1+ 42. Nf1 Qe3+ 43. Kg2 Qd2+ 1-0

[Event "2016 Closed Champ."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "5"]
[White "Josh Bloomer"]
[Black "Lior Lapid"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "E46"]
[WhiteElo "2260"]
[BlackElo "2268"]
[PlyCount "60"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Nge2 Re8 6. a3 Bf8 7. g3 d5 8. cxd5
exd5 9. Bg2 c6 10. O-O Bf5 11. Bd2 Nbd7 12. h3 h6 13. g4 Bd3 14. Bc1 Bh7 15.
Ng3 Nb6 16. Qb3 Rb8 17. a4 Nc4 18. Re1 Qb6 19. Qxb6 axb6 20. Nge2 Bb4 21. Ng3
Ra8 22. Bf1 Na5 23. Rd1 Nb3 24. Ra2 Bc2 25. Re1 Bb1 26. Ra3 Bxa3 27. bxa3 Nxd4
28. Rd1 Nf3+ 29. Kg2 Nh4+ 30. Kh2 Bc2 0-1

[Event "2016 Closed Champ."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "5"]
[White "Chris Peterson"]
[Black "Brian Wall"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "E65"]
[WhiteElo "2241"]
[BlackElo "2217"]
[PlyCount "156"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 O-O 5. O-O c5 6. c4 cxd4 7. Nxd4 Nc6 8.
Nc3 d6 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. Bxc6 Bh3 11. Bg2 Bxg2 12. Kxg2 Rc8 13. Qd3 Nd7 14. b3
d5 15. Be3 dxc4 16. bxc4 Ne5 17. Qxd8 Rfxd8 18. Nd5 Kf8 19. Rad1 e6 20. Nf4
Rxd1 21. Rxd1 a6 22. c5 Nc4 23. Nd3 Nxe3+ 24. fxe3 Ke8 25. e4 Rc7 26. Kf3 Bf8
27. Rc1 Kd7 28. c6+ Kd6 29. Nb4 a5 30. Na6 Rc8 31. Rc5 f6 32. c7 a4 33. Ra5 Kc6
34. Rxa4 Kb5 35. Rd4 Kxa6 36. Rd7 Kb7 37. Rf7 Ba3 38. Rxf6 Rf8 39. e5 Be7 40.
Rf4 Kxc7 41. e4 Kd7 42. Ke2 Ra8 43. h4 Rxa2+ 44. Kf3 Ke8 45. Kg4 Ra5 46. Rf1
Rxe5 47. Kf3 Ra5 48. Rb1 Ra7 49. Rb3 Kf7 50. Rb6 Bd8 51. Rb3 Bc7 52. g4 Bd6 53.
Kg2 Ra2+ 54. Kf1 Rh2 55. Rb7+ Be7 56. h5 gxh5 57. gxh5 Rh4 58. e5 Rxh5 59. Rb5
Kg6 60. Kg2 Kf5 61. Kg3 Bg5 62. Rb4 Rh1 63. Ra4 h5 64. Ra5 Re1 65. Ra8 Re3+ 66.
Kf2 Rxe5 67. Rh8 h4 68. Rg8 Ra5 69. Rh8 e5 70. Rg8 e4 71. Re8 Ra2+ 72. Kg1 Bf4
73. Rg8 e3 74. Re8 Kg4 75. Rxe3 Bxe3+ 76. Kh1 Bf4 77. Kg1 Kf3 78. Kh1 Ra1# 0-1

[Event "2016 Closed Champ."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "5"]
[White "Randy Canney"]
[Black "Gunnar Andersen"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D01"]
[WhiteElo "2238"]
[BlackElo "2205"]
[PlyCount "49"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nc3 d5 3. Bg5 Nbd7 4. Nf3 b6 5. Bf4 a6 6. e4 dxe4 7. Nd2 e6 8.
Ndxe4 Bb4 9. a3 Nxe4 10. axb4 Nxc3 11. bxc3 Nf6 12. Bd3 Bd7 13. O-O Bc6 14. Qe2
O-O 15. Rfe1 Re8 16. Be5 Nd7 17. Qg4 Nxe5 18. Rxe5 Qf6 19. Rae1 Rad8 20. h3 Rd5
21. c4 Rxe5 22. Rxe5 Rd8 23. c3 Qxe5 24. Bxh7+ Kxh7 25. dxe5 1/2-1/2

[Event "2016 Closed Chall."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "1"]
[White "Dean Clow"]
[Black "Ryan Swerdlin"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D78"]
[WhiteElo "2104"]
[BlackElo "2189"]
[PlyCount "127"]

1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 c6 3. g3 Nf6 4. Bg2 g6 5. O-O Bg7 6. d4 O-O 7. Nc3 Nbd7 8. b3
Re8 9. Bb2 e6 10. Qd2 b6 11. Rfc1 Bb7 12. a4 a5 13. Ba3 Ba6 14. cxd5 exd5 15.
e3 Rc8 16. Bh3 Ne4 17. Nxe4 dxe4 18. Ne1 f5 19. Rc2 Nf6 20. Rac1 Qd7 21. Bf1
Bxf1 22. Kxf1 Nd5 23. Qe2 Re6 24. Ng2 g5 25. Rc4 Qf7 26. Kg1 Rg6 27. f3 exf3
28. Qxf3 Re6 29. Rf1 Rf6 30. Rcc1 Re8 31. Rfe1 Re4 32. Qe2 Rfe6 33. Qa6 Qe8 34.
Qf1 Nxe3 35. Nxe3 Rxe3 36. Rxe3 Bxd4 37. Kg2 Bxe3 38. Rc2 f4 39. Qc4 Qf7 40.
Qd3 f3+ 41. Kf1 f2 42. Re2 Qe8 43. Qf5 Qf7 44. Qd3 Qe8 45. Qf5 h6 46. Bc1 Re5
47. Rxe3 Rxe3 48. Bxe3 Qxe3 49. Qg6+ Kf8 50. Qxh6+ Ke7 51. Qg7+ Ke6 52. Qg6+
Ke5 53. Qe8+ Kd4 54. Qxe3+ Kxe3 55. h4 gxh4 56. gxh4 Kf4 57. Kxf2 Kg4 58. Ke3
Kxh4 59. Kd4 Kg5 60. Ke5 b5 61. Kd6 bxa4 62. bxa4 Kf6 63. Kxc6 Ke6 64. Kb6
1/2-1/2

[Event "2016 Closed Chall."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "1"]
[White "Michael Ginat"]
[Black "Kevin Seidler"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A57"]
[WhiteElo "2180"]
[BlackElo "2124"]
[PlyCount "93"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. cxb5 a6 5. b6 d6 6. Nc3 g6 7. e4 Bg7 8. Nf3 O-O
9. Be2 Nbd7 10. O-O Qxb6 11. h3 a5 12. Re1 Ne8 13. Qc2 Nc7 14. Bf1 Ba6 15. Bg5
Bxf1 16. Kxf1 Rab8 17. Re2 Qxb2 18. Qxb2 Rxb2 19. Rxb2 Bxc3 20. Rb7 Bxa1 21.
Rxc7 Nf6 22. Rxe7 Rb8 23. Nd2 Kf8 24. Ra7 Bc3 25. Bxf6 Bxf6 26. Nc4 Rb1+ 27.
Ke2 Rc1 28. Nxd6 Bd4 29. Rxf7+ Kg8 30. Rc7 Rc2+ 31. Kd3 Rc3+ 32. Kd2 Ra3 33.
Rc8+ Kg7 34. Ne8+ Kf7 35. d6 Rxa2+ 36. Kd3 Ke6 37. Rc7 Bf6 38. Nxf6 Kxf6 39.
e5+ Ke6 40. Re7+ Kf5 41. Kc4 a4 42. g4+ Ke4 43. f3+ Kf4 44. e6 Rd2 45. d7 a3
46. Re8 Ke5 47. d8=Q 1-0

[Event "2016 Closed Chall."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Rhett Langseth"]
[Black "Dean Clow"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A00"]
[WhiteElo "2107"]
[BlackElo "2104"]
[PlyCount "66"]

1. c3 Nf6 2. d3 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. Nbd2 O-O 5. e4 c5 6. Be2 b6 7. O-O Bb7 8. Re1
d5 9. Qc2 dxe4 10. dxe4 Qc7 11. a4 Nc6 12. h3 Rac8 13. Bf1 Ne5 14. Nxe5 Qxe5
15. a5 Rfd8 16. Qb3 Qc7 17. Qc4 Nd7 18. Nf3 Ne5 19. Nxe5 Bxe5 20. Bg5 Rd7 21.
Be2 Kg7 22. Bg4 e6 23. Red1 h6 24. Rxd7 Qxd7 25. Rd1 Qc6 26. Bc1 Qxe4 27. Qxe4
Bxe4 28. Bxe6 fxe6 29. Re1 Rd8 30. axb6 axb6 31. f3 Bg3 32. Rf1 Bd3 33. Rd1 c4
{and Black won.} 0-1

[Event "2016 Closed Chall."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Kevin Seidler"]
[Black "Zach Bekkedahl"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "E61"]
[WhiteElo "2124"]
[BlackElo "2199"]
[PlyCount "68"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 O-O 5. Bg5 h6 6. Bf4 d6 7. Qd2 Kh7 8. e3
Nh5 9. Bg3 Nxg3 10. hxg3 e5 11. dxe5 dxe5 12. O-O-O Qxd2+ 13. Rxd2 Na6 14. Be2
c6 15. Rd6 Kg8 16. Rhd1 Re8 17. Nh4 Be6 18. g4 Nc5 19. b4 e4 20. Kd2 Nd3 21.
Nxe4 Nxb4 22. Rb1 Na6 23. Rxb7 Bxg4 24. f3 Bc8 25. Rb1 g5 26. Rxc6 gxh4 27. c5
Nb8 28. Rd6 Bf5 29. Bd3 Nd7 30. Nf6+ Nxf6 31. Bxf5 Re5 32. e4 Rxc5 33. Rb7 a5
34. f4 Rxf5 0-1

[Event "2016 Closed Chall."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Michael Ginat"]
[Black "Rhett Langseth"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C41"]
[WhiteElo "2180"]
[BlackElo "2107"]
[PlyCount "77"]

1. Nf3 d6 2. e4 Nd7 3. d4 e5 4. Nc3 Be7 5. Bc4 Ngf6 6. O-O O-O 7. Re1 c6 8. a4
b6 9. Bf1 Bb7 10. b3 a6 11. Bb2 Re8 12. Qd2 Bf8 13. Rad1 b5 14. dxe5 dxe5 15.
h3 Bb4 16. Re3 Qb6 17. Qc1 Nf8 18. Qa1 Ng6 19. g3 Bc5 20. Re2 b4 21. a5 Qa7 22.
Na4 Bxf2+ 23. Rxf2 Nxe4 24. Nb6 Nxf2 25. Kxf2 f6 26. Bc4+ Kh8 27. Bc1 Rad8 28.
Be3 Qb8 29. Rxd8 Rxd8 30. Qf1 e4 31. Nd4 Qe5 32. Ne6 Re8 33. Nc5 Bc8 34. Nxc8
Rxc8 35. Qd1 h5 36. Kg2 Re8 $2 37. Bf7 h4 38. Qg4 Re7 39. Bxg6 1-0

[Event "2016 Closed Chal."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Zach Bekkedahl"]
[Black "Dean Clow"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B13"]
[WhiteElo "2199"]
[BlackElo "2104"]
[PlyCount "101"]

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. Bd3 Nf6 5. c3 e6 6. Nf3 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8. Ne5
Nc6 9. Nd2 Nxe5 10. dxe5 Nd7 11. f4 f5 12. Nb3 b6 13. h3 Nc5 14. Nxc5 bxc5 15.
Kh2 Bb7 16. g4 g6 17. gxf5 gxf5 18. Rg1+ Kh8 19. Qh5 c4 20. Be2 Bc5 21. Rg5 Rg8
22. Bf3 Qb6 23. Qh6 Be7 24. Qh4 Bxg5 25. fxg5 Bc6 26. Rb1 Be8 27. g6 $1 Rxg6
28. Bg5 Rxg5 29. Qxg5 Qd8 30. Qh6 Bg6 31. Rg1 Kg8 32. h4 Qf8 33. Qg5 Kh8 34. h5
Be8 35. h6 Rb8 36. Rg2 Bg6 37. Bh5 Bxh5 38. Qxh5 Rb7 39. Qh3 a5 40. Qh4 Rf7 41.
Qf4 Qe8 42. b3 cxb3 43. axb3 Rc7 44. c4 dxc4 45. Qg5 Qf8 46. Rd2 Rc8 47. bxc4
a4 48. c5 a3 49. c6 a2 50. Rxa2 Qf7 51. Rd2 1-0

[Event "2016 Closed Chal."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Zach Bekkedahl"]
[Black "Ryan Swerdlin"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B17"]
[WhiteElo "2199"]
[BlackElo "2189"]
[PlyCount "88"]

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Nd7 5. Ng5 Ngf6 6. Bc4 e6 7. Qe2 Nb6 8.
Bd3 c5 9. dxc5 Bxc5 10. N1f3 Qc7 11. Ne5 Bxf2+ $1 12. Kxf2 Qxe5 13. Qxe5 Ng4+
14. Kg3 Nxe5 15. Rd1 Nxd3 16. Rxd3 Bd7 17. Be3 Bb5 18. Rb3 Ba4 19. Bxb6 axb6
20. Rxb6 Bc6 21. a4 Ra5 22. Nf3 O-O 23. c4 Rfa8 24. b3 Kf8 25. Rd1 Ke7 26. Nd4
Rg5+ 27. Kf4 Rxg2 28. Nxc6+ bxc6 29. Rxc6 {Diagram [#]} g5+ 30. Kf3 Rxh2 31.
Rc7+ Kf6 32. Rb7 h5 33. Ke4 Rf2 34. c5 g4 35. Rdd7 Kg6 36. c6 g3 37. c7 g2 38.
Rd1 Rf1 39. Rb8 g1=Q 40. Rxf1 Qxf1 41. c8=Q Qe2+ 42. Kd4 Qd2+ 43. Ke4 Qd5+ 44.
Ke3 Qe5+ {A great fighting game - one of many in this tournament.} 0-1

[Event "2016 Closed Chal."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Dean Clow"]
[Black "Michael Ginat"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A30"]
[WhiteElo "2104"]
[BlackElo "2180"]
[PlyCount "64"]

1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. O-O e6 6. e3 Nge7 7. d4 cxd4 8. exd4
d5 9. c5 O-O 10. a3 b6 11. b4 bxc5 12. bxc5 e5 13. dxe5 Nxe5 14. Nd4 Ba6 15.
Re1 Nd3 16. Be3 Nxe1 17. Qxe1 Qd7 18. Qa5 Bb7 19. Nc3 Rfd8 20. Bf1 Bxd4 21.
Bxd4 Nc6 22. Qa4 Nxd4 23. Qxd4 Bc6 24. Rd1 Qf5 25. Be2 Re8 26. Bg4 Qe5 27. Nxd5
Qxd4 28. Rxd4 Re1+ 29. Kg2 Kg7 30. Kh3 Rd8 31. Bf3 Re5 32. Nb4 Bxf3 0-1

[Event "2016 Closed Chal."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Kevin Seidler"]
[Black "Rhett Langseth"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A41"]
[WhiteElo "2124"]
[BlackElo "2107"]
[PlyCount "130"]

1. d4 d6 2. c4 e5 3. dxe5 dxe5 4. Qxd8+ Kxd8 5. Nc3 Bb4 6. Bd2 Be6 7. O-O-O Nd7
8. e4 Ngf6 9. f3 c6 10. Nh3 Bxh3 11. gxh3 Nh5 12. a3 Be7 13. Rg1 Ke8 14. Kc2
Nf8 15. Ne2 Ne6 16. Bc3 Bf6 17. Ng3 Nhf4 18. Nf5 Rb8 19. c5 g6 20. Nd6+ Ke7 21.
b4 Rhd8 22. h4 Bh8 23. Bc4 Rd7 24. Rd2 Rbd8 25. Rgd1 Bf6 26. Nc8+ Ke8 27. Rxd7
Rxd7 28. Rxd7 Kxd7 29. Nd6 b5 30. cxb6 Kxd6 31. bxa7 Nc7 32. b5 cxb5 33. Bxb5
Na8 34. Be8 Bxh4 35. Bxf7 Bf2 36. Bg8 h5 37. Bd2 Bxa7 38. Bxf4 exf4 39. Bf7 g5
40. Bxh5 Nb6 41. Kd3 Kc5 42. Be8 Kd6 43. a4 Nc8 44. h3 Ke5 45. Bd7 Nd6 46. a5
Nb7 47. Ke2 Nxa5 48. Kf1 Kd4 49. Kg2 Ke5 50. Bb5 Bc5 51. Bd3 Bb4 52. Bb1 Kd4
53. Ba2 Nc6 54. Bd5 Ne5 55. Be6 Be1 56. Bf5 Ke3 57. Bg4 Nxg4 58. hxg4 Bc3 59.
e5 Bxe5 60. Kh3 Kxf3 61. Kh2 Kxg4 62. Kg2 f3+ 63. Kh1 f2 64. Kg2 Bd4 65. Kf1
Kg3 0-1

[Event "2016 Closed Chal."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "5"]
[White "Michael Ginat"]
[Black "Zach Bekkedahl"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "E94"]
[WhiteElo "2180"]
[BlackElo "2199"]
[PlyCount "56"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. d4 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 O-O 5. e4 d6 6. Be2 Na6 7. O-O e5 8. d5
Nc5 9. Qc2 a5 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bd2 Ne8 12. Ne1 f5 13. f3 f4 14. Nd3 Nxd3 15. Bxd3
g5 16. Be1 h5 17. Kf2 g4 18. Ke2 Qg5 19. Rd1 gxf3+ 20. gxf3 Bh3 21. Rf2 Nf6 22.
Kd2 {Diagram [#]} Ng4 $1 23. Kc1 Ne3 24. Qe2 Nxd1 25. Qxd1 Qe7 26. Bf1 Bxf1 27.
Rxf1 Bf6 28. Qe2 Kh7 0-1

[Event "2016 Closed Chal."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "5"]
[White "Rhett Langseth"]
[Black "Ryan Swerdlin"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B10"]
[WhiteElo "2107"]
[BlackElo "2189"]
[PlyCount "168"]

1. e4 c6 2. d3 d5 3. Nd2 e5 4. Ngf3 Nd7 5. c3 g6 6. Be2 Bg7 7. Qc2 Ngf6 8. b3
O-O 9. O-O Re8 10. Re1 Nh5 11. g3 b6 12. Nf1 Nhf6 13. Ne3 Bb7 14. Nh4 Nc5 15.
b4 Ne6 16. Bb2 c5 17. exd5 Nxd5 18. bxc5 Nxc5 19. Nxd5 Bxd5 20. Ng2 Rc8 21. Ne3
Bb7 22. a4 Qd7 23. d4 exd4 24. cxd4 Ne4 25. Qb3 Ng5 26. Bg4 Nf3+ 27. Bxf3 Bxf3
28. Qb5 Qh3 29. Qf1 Qh5 30. Qb5 Qh3 31. Qf1 Qd7 32. Qb5 Bc6 33. Qb3 Bxd4 34.
Bxd4 Qxd4 35. Ng2 Re2 36. Rxe2 Qxa1+ 37. Re1 Qxa4 38. Qc3 Bb7 39. Qf6 Qc6 40.
Qxc6 Bxc6 41. Ne3 b5 42. Rc1 Bb7 43. Ra1 Bf3 44. Kf1 a5 45. Ke1 a4 46. Kd2 Be4
47. Ra2 Kf8 48. Nd1 Bd5 49. Ra1 Bb3 50. Nc3 b4 51. Nxa4 Ra8 52. Rb1 Bxa4 53.
Rxb4 Bc6 54. Ke3 Ra3+ 55. Ke2 Ke7 56. Rb6 Ra6 57. Rb8 Ra8 58. Rb6 Kd6 59. Ke3
Ra3+ 60. Ke2 Kc5 61. Rb8 Ra8 62. Rb2 Bd5 63. Rc2+ Kd4 64. Rd2+ Ke4 65. f3+ Ke5
66. Rd1 Ra2+ 67. Ke3 Ra3+ 68. Kf2 Rxf3+ 69. Ke2 Ra3 70. Re1 Be4 71. Rc1 Ra2+
72. Ke3 Rxh2 73. Rc7 Bd5 74. Re7+ Be6 75. Kf3 h5 76. Ra7 h4 77. Ra5+ Bd5+ 78.
Kg4 f5+ 79. Kg5 hxg3 80. Ra1 g2 81. Re1+ Be4 82. Kxg6 Rh1 83. Re2 g1=Q+ 84. Kf7
Rh7+ 0-1

[Event "2016 Closed Chal."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "5"]
[White "Kevin Seidler"]
[Black "Dean Clow"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A57"]
[WhiteElo "2124"]
[BlackElo "2104"]
[PlyCount "84"]

1. d4 c5 2. d5 Nf6 3. c4 b5 4. cxb5 a6 5. Nc3 g6 6. e4 d6 7. Nf3 Bg7 8. Bc4 O-O
9. e5 Ng4 10. exd6 exd6 11. O-O Ne5 12. Nxe5 Bxe5 13. f4 Bd4+ 14. Kh1 Nd7 15.
Ne2 Bg7 16. bxa6 Bxa6 17. Bxa6 Rxa6 18. f5 Qa8 19. fxg6 hxg6 20. a3 Nb6 21. Nf4
Ra4 22. Qf3 Re8 23. Rb1 Rae4 24. Ne6 R4xe6 25. dxe6 Qxf3 26. Rxf3 fxe6 27. b3
e5 28. Be3 Nd5 29. Rd1 e4 30. Rg3 Nxe3 31. Rxe3 Bd4 32. Re2 e3 33. a4 Kf7 34.
b4 Ke6 35. b5 Kd7 36. g3 Kc7 37. a5 Ra8 38. Ra2 Bc3 39. b6+ Kc6 40. Rxd6+ Kxd6
41. b7 Re8 42. a6 Kc7 0-1

[Event "2016 Closed Schol."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "1"]
[White "Deanna Alter"]
[Black "Justin Alter"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A45"]
[WhiteElo "1642"]
[BlackElo "2005"]
[PlyCount "123"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 c5 3. e3 Qb6 4. b3 g6 5. Nf3 Bg7 6. c3 d6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O
Bg4 9. h3 Bd7 10. Nbd2 Nd5 11. Nc4 Qd8 12. Rc1 Nxf4 13. exf4 Bh6 14. Qd2 b5 15.
Na3 Qa5 16. Be4 Bc6 17. Bxc6 Nxc6 18. d5 Qxa3 19. dxc6 Qa6 20. Qe3 e5 21. Qe4
Rac8 22. Rcd1 Rxc6 23. fxe5 dxe5 24. Nxe5 Re6 25. Qd5 Rfe8 26. Nd7 Bf8 27. Nxf8
Rxf8 28. Qxc5 Rc8 29. Qb4 Rec6 30. Rd3 Qb6 31. Qd4 Qa5 32. Rfd1 Qxa2 33. Qb4
Re6 34. Rd8+ Re8 35. Rxe8+ Rxe8 36. Qxb5 Re6 37. Qa4 Qxa4 38. bxa4 Rc6 39. Rd8+
Kg7 40. Ra8 Ra6 41. c4 Rxa4 42. c5 Rc4 43. Rxa7 Rxc5 44. f3 h5 45. h4 Rc4 46.
g3 Rc2 47. Ra6 Re2 48. Kf1 Rb2 49. Kg1 f5 50. f4 Rd2 51. Kf1 Kf7 52. Ra7+ Ke6
53. Ra6+ Rd6 54. Rxd6+ {(Trading rooks can be risky, but Deanna's technique is
up to the task.)} Kxd6 55. Ke2 Kc6 {(Maneuvering for the opposition)} 56. Kd2
Kd6 57. Ke2 Kc5 58. Ke3 Kc4 59. Ke2 $1 Kc3 60. Ke3 Kc4 61. Ke2 Kd4 62. Kd2
1/2-1/2

[Event "2016 Closed Schol."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "1"]
[White "Brady Barkemeyer"]
[Black "Daniel Herman"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A45"]
[WhiteElo "1882"]
[BlackElo "2046"]
[PlyCount "74"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. e3 g6 3. a3 Bg7 4. c4 O-O 5. b4 d6 6. Bb2 e5 7. dxe5 Ng4 8. Nf3
Nxe5 9. Nxe5 dxe5 10. Qxd8 Rxd8 11. Nd2 a5 12. Be2 axb4 13. axb4 Rxa1+ 14. Bxa1
Bf5 15. Bf3 Nc6 16. Bxc6 bxc6 17. e4 Be6 18. Ke2 Ra8 19. Rb1 Ra2 20. Bb2 f6 21.
c5 Bc8 22. Kd3 Bh6 23. Kc2 Be6 24. Nb3 f5 25. Ra1 Rxa1 26. Bxa1 Bg7 27. Na5 Bd7
28. Nc4 fxe4 29. Bxe5 Be6 30. Bxg7 Bxc4 31. Be5 Kf7 32. Bxc7 Ke6 33. Kc3 Bf1
34. g3 Kd5 35. Ba5 Bb5 36. h3 Bf1 37. h4 h5 1/2-1/2

[Event "2016 Closed Schol."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Daniel Herman"]
[Black "Justin Alter"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "E44"]
[WhiteElo "2046"]
[BlackElo "2005"]
[PlyCount "118"]

1. d4 e6 2. c4 Nf6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Nge2 b6 6. a3 Be7 7. Ng3 Bb7 8. d5
d6 9. Be2 c6 10. e4 Na6 11. O-O Nc7 12. Bf3 Rc8 13. Bf4 cxd5 14. cxd5 Ba6 15.
Re1 Nfe8 16. Qd2 Bf6 17. a4 Bb7 18. Rad1 Bxc3 19. bxc3 e5 20. Bg5 f6 21. Be3
Na6 22. Bg4 Ra8 23. f4 Bc8 24. Nf5 Nc5 25. Bxc5 bxc5 26. fxe5 fxe5 27. Re3 Qg5
28. Rg3 Qxd2 29. Rxd2 Bxf5 30. Bxf5 g6 31. Rb2 Ng7 {Diagram [#]} 32. Bxg6 hxg6
33. Rxg6 Rad8 34. h4 Kh7 35. Rg5 Rf7 36. Rb5 Rdd7 37. g3 Rb7 38. Ra5 Rb6 39.
Kg2 a6 40. Rg4 Rf6 41. Rg5 Rg6 42. Rxg6 Kxg6 43. g4 Ne8 44. Kf3 Nf6 45. g5 Ne8
46. Kg4 Nc7 47. h5+ Kf7 48. Kf5 Rb1 49. g6+ Kf8 50. h6 Rf1+ 51. Kg5 Kg8 52. g7
Kh7 53. c4 Rf2 54. Kg4 Rf6 55. g8=Q+ Kxg8 56. Kg5 Rf1 57. Kg6 Kh8 58. h7 Rf2
59. Kh6 Rg2 0-1

[Event "2016 Closed Schol."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Deanna Alter"]
[Black "Atharva Vispute"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A48"]
[WhiteElo "1642"]
[BlackElo "1806"]
[PlyCount "100"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bf4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. e3 O-O 5. Nbd2 c5 6. c3 Nc6 7. dxc5 Nd5 8.
Bg3 Nc7 9. Nd4 e5 10. Nxc6 dxc6 11. Nc4 Qe7 12. Qd6 Re8 13. O-O-O Bf5 14. Qxe7
Rxe7 15. Nd6 Ne6 16. Nxf5 gxf5 17. Bh4 f6 18. Bc4 Kf7 19. Rd6 Bh6 20. Rhd1 Rae8
21. Rxe6 Rxe6 22. Rd6 f4 23. Bxe6+ Rxe6 24. Rxe6 Kxe6 25. Kd2 f5 26. exf4 Bxf4+
27. Ke2 Bc1 28. b3 Ba3 29. f3 Bxc5 30. Bf2 Bxf2 31. Kxf2 e4 32. fxe4 fxe4 33.
Ke3 Ke5 34. g4 b6 35. h4 c5 36. c4 a6 37. a3 b5 38. a4 bxc4 39. bxc4 a5 40. g5
Kf5 41. h5 Kxg5 42. Kxe4 Kxh5 43. Kd5 Kg6 44. Kxc5 h5 45. Kb6 h4 46. c5 h3 47.
c6 h2 48. c7 h1=Q 49. c8=Q Qb1+ 50. Kxa5 Kf7 1/2-1/2

[Event "2016 Closed Schol."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Justin Alter"]
[Black "Atharva Vispute"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B84"]
[WhiteElo "2005"]
[BlackElo "1806"]
[PlyCount "81"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 a6 3. f4 Nc6 4. Nf3 e6 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 d6 7. Be2 Nf6 8. Nxc6
bxc6 9. O-O d5 10. e5 Nd7 11. Be3 Be7 12. Kh1 O-O 13. Bf2 a5 14. Bd3 Ba6 15. b3
Qc7 16. Qh5 Bxd3 17. cxd3 c5 18. Na4 Nb6 19. Nxb6 Qxb6 20. Qd1 Rfc8 21. Qc2 Qb5
22. a4 Qb7 23. Rfc1 Rab8 24. Rab1 Qb4 25. Be3 d4 26. Bd2 Qb6 27. Qa2 Rc6 28.
Rc4 f6 29. Qc2 fxe5 30. fxe5 Qc7 31. Bf4 Rf8 32. Bg3 Bg5 33. Bf2 Rc8 34. Bg3
Rf8 35. Bf2 Rc8 36. Re1 Bf4 37. Qe2 Rf8 38. Bg3 Bxg3 39. hxg3 Qf7 40. Kg1 Qg6
41. Kh2 1/2-1/2

[Event "2016 Closed Schol."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Spencer Shook"]
[Black "Daniel Herman"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A43"]
[WhiteElo "1865"]
[BlackElo "2046"]
[PlyCount "78"]

1. d4 c5 2. dxc5 e6 3. Nc3 Bxc5 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. Ne4 d5 6. Nxc5 Qa5+ 7. Bd2 Qxc5
8. Bc3 Nf6 9. e3 Bd7 10. Be2 Ne4 11. Bxg7 Rg8 12. Bd4 Nxd4 13. Qxd4 Qxd4 14.
Nxd4 Rxg2 15. Bf3 Rg6 16. Bxe4 dxe4 17. O-O-O Ke7 18. Rhg1 Rag8 19. Rxg6 Rxg6
20. f3 exf3 21. Nxf3 f6 22. Rg1 Bc6 23. Rxg6 hxg6 24. Nd4 Bd7 25. c4 e5 26. Ne2
Ke6 27. Kd2 Kf5 28. Kd3 Kg4 29. Ng1 f5 30. b4 Bc6 31. b5 Be4+ 32. Kd2 b6 33. a4
g5 34. Ke2 f4 35. Kd2 f3 36. a5 $2 f2 37. h3+ Kh4 38. axb6 axb6 39. Ne2 f1=Q {
and Black won.} 0-1

[Event "2016 Closed Schol."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Justin Alter"]
[Black "Spencer Shook"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B23"]
[WhiteElo "2005"]
[BlackElo "1865"]
[PlyCount "116"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. f4 d6 4. Bb5 Bd7 5. Nf3 a6 6. Be2 e6 7. O-O b5 8. Qe1
Be7 9. Qg3 Nf6 10. e5 Nh5 11. Qg4 g6 12. Ne4 f5 13. exf6 Nxf6 14. Nxf6+ Bxf6
15. Ng5 Nd4 16. Bd1 e5 17. Qg3 O-O 18. Ne4 Bh4 19. Qe3 Bc6 20. d3 Qe7 21. c3
exf4 22. Rxf4 Rxf4 23. cxd4 Bxe4 24. Qxf4 Bxd3 25. Qe3 Rf8 26. Bf3 cxd4 27.
Qxe7 Bxe7 28. Bh6 Rf5 29. b3 Bf8 30. Bxf8 Kxf8 31. Rd1 Bc2 32. Rxd4 Ke7 33. Bb7
a5 34. Be4 Bxe4 35. Rxe4+ Re5 36. Rh4 h5 37. Kf2 Ke6 38. Rd4 b4 39. g4 Rc5 40.
Rd2 hxg4 41. Kg3 Kf5 42. Rf2+ Kg5 43. Rd2 d5 44. Rd4 Rc3+ 45. Kg2 Kh4 46. Rd2 {
Diagram [#]} d4 47. Rxd4 Rc2+ 48. Kg1 Rxa2 49. Rd5 Rb2 50. Rxa5 Kh3 51. Ra8
Rg2+ 52. Kf1 Rxh2 53. Rg8 Kg3 54. Rxg6 Rb2 55. Rd6 Rxb3 56. Rd4 Kf3 57. Kg1
Rb1+ 58. Kh2 g3+ 0-1

[Event "2016 Closed Schol."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Atharva Vispute"]
[Black "Brady Barkemeyer"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B01"]
[WhiteElo "1806"]
[BlackElo "1882"]
[PlyCount "137"]

{An endgame lesson.} 1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd8 4. d4 Bf5 5. Qf3 Qc8 6.
Bc4 e6 7. Qe2 c6 8. Nf3 Be7 9. O-O Nf6 10. a4 O-O 11. h3 Bd6 12. Bg5 Nbd7 13.
Ne5 Qc7 14. Rfe1 Nd5 15. Nxd7 Nxc3 16. bxc3 Qxd7 17. Rab1 Rab8 18. Bd3 Bxd3 19.
Qxd3 Be7 20. Bxe7 Qxe7 21. c4 Rfd8 22. Rb3 g6 23. Qe4 Qd7 24. Reb1 Qxd4 25.
Qxd4 Rxd4 26. Rxb7 Rxb7 27. Rxb7 Rxc4 28. Rxa7 Rxc2 29. a5 Rc1+ 30. Kh2 Ra1 31.
Rc7 Rxa5 32. Rxc6 {Diagram [#]} Ra7 33. Rc8+ Kg7 34. g4 f5 35. Rc6 Kf6 36. Kg3
Re7 37. gxf5 gxf5 38. f4 Rb7 39. Rc5 Rb3+ 40. Kg2 Re3 41. Rc7 h5 42. Rh7 Kg6
43. Re7 h4 44. Re8 Rg3+ 45. Kh2 Rf3 46. Rxe6+ Kh5 47. Re8 Kg6 48. Re6+ Kf7 49.
Ra6 Rxf4 50. Kg2 Re4 51. Rh6 Kg7 52. Ra6 Kf7 53. Rh6 Kg7 54. Ra6 Re2+ 55. Kg1
Re3 56. Kg2 Rg3+ 57. Kh2 Rg6 58. Ra4 Rh6 59. Kg2 Kg6 60. Kf3 Kg5 61. Ra8 Rg6
62. Rh8 Rg7 63. Rf8 Rb7 64. Rg8+ Kf6 65. Rf8+ Kg6 66. Rg8+ Rg7 67. Rh8 Kg5 68.
Rf8 Rg6 69. Rh8 1/2-1/2

[Event "2016 Closed Schol."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Daniel Herman"]
[Black "Deanna Alter"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C47"]
[WhiteElo "2046"]
[BlackElo "1642"]
[PlyCount "57"]

1. Nc3 Nc6 2. e4 e5 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nxe5 $6 Nxe5 5. d4 Neg4 {(A 19th Century
openings book by no one you ever heard of (which my wife found in an estate
sale) gives 5...Ng6  6 e5 Ng8  7 Bc4 c6  8 Qf3 d5  9 exd6 Nf6  10 Qe2+ Kd7
with advantage to Black.)} 6. h3 Nxf2 7. Kxf2 d5 8. e5 Ne4+ 9. Nxe4 dxe4 10.
Bc4 Bf5 11. Rf1 Qh4+ 12. Kg1 Bxh3 13. Bxf7+ Ke7 14. Qd2 Be6 15. Qb4+ Kd7 16.
Bxe6+ Kxe6 17. Qc4+ Kd7 18. Qd5+ Kc8 19. Qe6+ Kd8 20. Qd5+ Kc8 21. Bf4 g5 22.
Qe6+ Kd8 23. Qf6+ Be7 24. Qxh8+ Kd7 25. e6+ Kc6 26. Qxa8 gxf4 27. Qe8+ Kb6 28.
c4 f3 29. Qb5# 1-0

[Event "2016 Closed Schol"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "5"]
[White "Daniel Herman"]
[Black "Atharva Vispute"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A45"]
[WhiteElo "2046"]
[BlackElo "1806"]
[PlyCount "85"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 e6 3. e4 Be7 4. e5 Nd5 5. Bxe7 Nxe7 6. c4 d6 7. exd6 cxd6 8.
Nc3 d5 9. Nf3 Nbc6 10. Rc1 O-O 11. Bd3 dxc4 12. Bxc4 Nf5 13. O-O Nfxd4 14. Nxd4
Nxd4 15. Qh5 Nf5 16. Rfd1 Qe7 17. Ne4 Bd7 18. g4 Nh6 19. Rxd7 Qxd7 20. Qxh6 Qd4
21. Qe3 Rfd8 22. b3 Rac8 23. Re1 a6 24. Qxd4 Rxd4 25. a4 h6 26. f4 Rdxc4 27.
bxc4 Rxc4 28. a5 Ra4 29. f5 exf5 30. gxf5 Rxa5 31. Nd6 Rd5 32. Re8+ Kh7 33.
Nxb7 Rxf5 34. Ra8 Rf6 35. Nc5 Rc6 36. Nxa6 Rc1+ 37. Kf2 Ra1 38. Nc7 Rxa8 39.
Nxa8 g5 40. Nc7 Kg6 41. Kg3 h5 42. Nd5 f5 43. Ne7+ 1/2-1/2

[Event "2016 Closed Schol."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "5"]
[White "Brady Barkemeyer"]
[Black "Justin Alter"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "E00"]
[WhiteElo "1882"]
[BlackElo "2005"]
[PlyCount "66"]

1. d4 e6 2. e3 Nf6 3. a3 d5 4. c4 a5 5. b3 Be7 6. Bb2 O-O 7. Bd3 b6 8. Nd2 Bb7
9. Ngf3 Nbd7 10. O-O c5 11. Rc1 a4 12. bxa4 Bc6 13. Bc2 Qb8 14. cxd5 exd5 15.
dxc5 bxc5 16. Bc3 Bd8 17. Ra1 Qa7 18. Ne5 Bxa4 19. Bxa4 Qxa4 20. Qxa4 Rxa4 21.
Rfd1 Ba5 22. Bxa5 Rxa5 23. Nxd7 Nxd7 24. Nb3 Rb5 25. Rxd5 Nb6 26. Rd3 c4 27.
Nd4 cxd3 28. Nxb5 Rc8 29. a4 $2 d2 30. Rd1 Rc1 31. Nc3 Nxa4 $1 32. Kf1 Nxc3 33.
Rxc1 dxc1=Q# 0-1

[Event "2016 Closed Schol."]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "5"]
[White "Deanna Alter"]
[Black "Spencer Shook"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D02"]
[WhiteElo "1642"]
[BlackElo "1865"]
[PlyCount "135"]

1. d4 g6 2. Nf3 d5 3. Bf4 Bg7 4. e3 c5 5. c3 Nd7 6. Nbd2 Ngf6 7. b3 O-O 8. Bd3
Re8 9. Ne5 Nh5 10. Qf3 Nxf4 11. exf4 Qa5 12. Qxd5 Nxe5 13. fxe5 Qxc3 14. Ke2
Be6 15. Qxc5 Qxc5 16. dxc5 Bxe5 17. Rac1 Red8 18. Nf3 Bb2 19. Rcd1 Bd5 20. Bc4
Bc6 21. Rhg1 a5 22. a4 Kg7 23. Ng5 e6 24. f3 Bd4 25. Rge1 Bxc5 26. Kf1 Bb4 27.
Rxd8 Rxd8 28. Rb1 h6 29. Ne4 Bxe4 30. fxe4 Rd4 31. e5 Re4 32. Rd1 Rxe5 33. Rd7
b6 34. g3 Bc5 35. Kg2 g5 36. g4 Re3 37. h3 Kg6 38. Rd8 e5 39. Rd7 f5 40. Rc7 f4
41. Rc6+ Kg7 42. Rc7+ Kf8 43. Rh7 f3+ 44. Kg3 e4 45. Rxh6 f2+ 46. Kg2 Kg7 47.
Rc6 Re1 48. Rc7+ Kg6 49. Rc6+ Kg7 50. Rc7+ Kf6 51. Rf7+ Ke5 52. Rf5+ Kd6 53.
Rf6+ Ke7 54. Rf7+ Kd8 55. Rxf2 Bxf2 56. Kxf2 Rc1 57. Ke3 Rc3+ 58. Kxe4 Rxh3 59.
Kf5 Ke7 60. Kxg5 Rf3 61. Kg6 Rf6+ 62. Kg7 Rf3 63. g5 Rh3 64. g6 Rh2 65. Bg8 Rh3
66. Bh7 Rg3 67. Bg8 Rg1 68. Bc4 1/2-1/2

[Event "2016 Clsd Schol Chal"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "1"]
[White "Sullivan McConnell"]
[Black "Sara Herman"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "B23"]
[WhiteElo "1610"]
[BlackElo "1841"]
[PlyCount "70"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. f4 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bb5 Nd4 6. Bc4 e6 7. O-O Ne7 8. d3
a6 9. a4 O-O 10. Kh1 Nec6 11. Nd2 Nb4 12. Bb3 d5 13. Ne2 e5 14. Nxd4 exd4 15.
exd5 Nxd5 16. Ne4 b6 17. a5 f5 18. Ng5 h6 19. Qf3 Bb7 20. Ne6 Qd7 21. Nxf8 Kxf8
22. Bxd5 Bxd5 23. Qf2 b5 24. b3 c4 25. Ba3+ Kg8 26. bxc4 bxc4 27. Rfe1 Qc6 28.
h3 Re8 29. Rxe8+ Qxe8 30. dxc4 Be4 31. Bb2 Qc6 32. Kh2 Qxc4 33. Rc1 Qb4 34. Ba1
Qa4 35. Qd2 Kh8 1/2-1/2

[Event "2016 Clsd Schol Chal"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "1"]
[White "Griffin McConnell"]
[Black "Andrew LIn"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C54"]
[WhiteElo "1633"]
[BlackElo "1654"]
[PlyCount "88"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 Nf6 5. d4 exd4 6. cxd4 Bb4+ 7. Bd2 Bxd2+
8. Nbxd2 d6 9. O-O Bg4 10. h3 Bxf3 11. Nxf3 Nxe4 12. Re1 d5 13. Bd3 O-O 14.
Bxe4 dxe4 15. Rxe4 Re8 16. Rxe8+ Qxe8 17. Qe1 Qd7 18. Qc3 Re8 19. Re1 Rxe1+ 20.
Qxe1 g6 21. Qc3 Qd5 22. b3 f6 23. Qc4 Qxc4 24. bxc4 Nb4 25. a4 Nd3 26. Nd2 a5
27. Ne4 Kf7 28. Nc3 c6 29. g3 b6 30. Kf1 Nb2 31. c5 bxc5 32. dxc5 Nd3 33. Ne4
f5 34. Nd6+ Ke6 35. Nb7 Kd5 36. Nxa5 Nxc5 37. Ke2 Nxa4 38. Nb3 Nc5 39. Nd2 Ne6
40. Kd3 Nc5+ 41. Ke3 Ne4 42. Nb3 c5 43. g4 c4 44. Nd4 f4+ 0-1

[Event "2016 Clsd Schol Chal"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Cory Kohler"]
[Black "Sullivan McConnell"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A45"]
[WhiteElo "1689"]
[BlackElo "1633"]
[PlyCount "99"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. e3 e6 3. Bd3 Be7 4. f4 O-O 5. Nf3 d5 6. Nbd2 c5 7. c3 c4 8. Bc2
Ng4 9. Qe2 Nc6 10. O-O f5 11. h3 Nf6 12. Ne5 Bd7 13. Qf3 Nxe5 14. fxe5 Ne8 15.
Qe2 g6 16. Nf3 Ng7 17. Kh2 Qe8 18. Bd2 Nh5 19. Ng1 Bh4 20. Be1 Qd8 21. Bxh4
Qxh4 22. Qf2 Qxf2 23. Rxf2 Rf7 24. Raf1 Raf8 25. Nf3 h6 26. Nd2 Kg7 27. Bd1 f4
28. Bxh5 fxe3 29. Rxf7+ Rxf7 30. Rxf7+ Kxf7 31. Bxg6+ Kxg6 32. Nf3 Kf5 33. Kg1
Ke4 34. Ne1 b5 35. Kf1 a5 36. Ke2 Kf4 37. Nc2 Kg3 38. Nxe3 Be8 39. Kf1 Bg6 40.
Ng4 Be4 41. Nxh6 Bxg2+ 42. Ke2 Bxh3 43. Ke3 Kh4 44. Kf4 Kh5 45. Nf7 a4 46. Nd6
Bf5 47. Nxb5 Bg6 48. Nd6 Kh4 49. Nb7 Be8 50. Nc5 1-0

[Event "2016 Clsd Schol Chal"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Andrew Lin"]
[Black "Aiden Marco"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B19"]
[WhiteElo "1654"]
[BlackElo "1666"]
[PlyCount "38"]

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. Nf3 e6 7. h4 h6 8. Bd3
Bxd3 9. Qxd3 Nd7 10. Bf4 Qa5+ 11. Bd2 Qc7 12. O-O-O O-O-O 13. Ne2 Ngf6 14. Bf4
Qa5 15. Nc3 Bb4 16. Bd2 Bxc3 17. Bxc3 Qxa2 18. b3 Nc5 19. Qe2 Nxb3+ 0-1

[Event "2016 Clsd Schol Chal"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Sara Herman"]
[Black "Griffin McConnell"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D53"]
[WhiteElo "1841"]
[BlackElo "1633"]
[PlyCount "99"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. Bg5 Be7 6. e3 Ne4 7. Bxe7 Qxe7 8.
Bd3 Nxc3 9. bxc3 Qf6 10. O-O O-O 11. Qc2 g6 12. Rab1 b6 13. cxd5 exd5 14. c4
Ne7 15. cxd5 Nxd5 16. e4 Nf4 17. e5 Qe7 18. Be4 Rb8 19. Rfc1 Ne6 20. Bd5 Nf4
21. Be4 Ne6 22. Qa4 a5 23. Rc3 Bb7 24. Bxb7 Rxb7 25. Qc6 Rbb8 26. d5 Nc5 27.
Re3 Rbd8 28. d6 cxd6 29. h3 Rd7 30. Rxb6 d5 31. Rb5 Rc7 32. Qxd5 Rd8 33. Qc4
Rd1+ 34. Kh2 Nb7 35. Qa4 Qd7 36. Re4 Kg7 37. Rc4 Rc1 38. Rxc7 Rxc7 39. Qb3 a4
40. Qxa4 Rc5 41. Rb4 Qc7 42. Qa7 Nd8 43. Qxc7 Rxc7 44. Ra4 Re7 45. Ra5 Nc6 46.
Rc5 Nd8 47. Nd4 Ra7 48. Rc2 Kf8 49. Rc8 Ke7 50. Rxd8 1-0

[Event "2016 Clsd Schol Chal"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Griffin McConnell"]
[Black "Cory Kohler"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C53"]
[WhiteElo "1633"]
[BlackElo "1689"]
[PlyCount "100"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. c3 d6 5. d4 exd4 6. cxd4 Bb4+ 7. Bd2 Bxd2+ 8.
Qxd2 Nf6 9. Nc3 Bg4 10. Be2 O-O 11. d5 Ne5 12. Nxe5 dxe5 13. Bxg4 Nxg4 14. h3
Nf6 15. O-O a6 16. f4 Qd6 17. fxe5 Qxe5 18. Qf4 Qxf4 19. Rxf4 Rfe8 20. g4 Rad8
21. Raf1 h6 22. h4 Rf8 23. b4 Nd7 24. Kf2 Ne5 25. Kg3 c6 26. Rd1 f6 27. a4 g5
28. hxg5 hxg5 29. Rf2 Kg7 30. Rh2 Nc4 31. Rd4 Nd6 32. dxc6 Nf5+ 33. gxf5 Rxd4
34. Rf2 Rd3+ 35. Rf3 Rxf3+ 36. Kxf3 bxc6 37. b5 axb5 38. axb5 cxb5 39. Nxb5 Rd8
40. Ke2 Kf7 41. Nc7 Ke7 42. Ke3 Rh8 43. Nd5+ Kf7 44. Kf3 Rh3+ 45. Ke2 Rb3 46.
Ne3 Rxe3+ 47. Kxe3 Ke7 48. Kd4 Kd6 49. Ke3 Ke5 50. Kf3 Kd4 0-1

[Event "2016 Clsd Schol Chal"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Sara Herman"]
[Black "Andrew Lin"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A41"]
[WhiteElo "1841"]
[BlackElo "1654"]
[PlyCount "97"]

1. d4 c6 2. c4 d6 3. Nc3 Qc7 4. Nf3 e5 5. d5 Bg4 6. e4 Nf6 7. Be2 Be7 8. O-O
Nbd7 9. Ne1 Bxe2 10. Qxe2 O-O 11. f4 cxd5 12. cxd5 a6 13. Nd3 Nb6 14. Be3 Nc4
15. Bf2 b5 16. Rac1 exf4 17. b3 Ne5 18. Nxb5 Qd7 19. Nd4 Nfg4 20. Nxf4 Bg5 21.
Bg3 Ng6 22. Nf5 Nf6 23. Rc6 Qa7+ 24. Kh1 Ne5 25. Rxd6 Ne8 26. Bf2 Qc7 27. Rxa6
Rxa6 28. Qxa6 Bxf4 29. Bb6 Qb8 30. Ba7 Qc7 31. d6 Qc2 32. Rxf4 Nxd6 33. Rf2
Qxe4 34. Nxd6 Qg6 35. Rf1 Rd8 36. Bc5 h6 37. Qe2 Nd3 38. b4 Rxd6 39. Bxd6 Qxd6
40. a3 $1 {(Not 40 Rd1, Nf2+)} Ne5 41. Re1 f6 42. Rd1 Qc7 43. b5 Kf8 44. Qd2
Ke7 45. Qb4+ Kf7 46. a4 h5 47. b6 Qb8 48. Qd6 Qc8 49. Qc7+ 1-0

[Event "2016 Clsd Schol Chal"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Sullivan McConnell"]
[Black "Aiden Marco"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B12"]
[WhiteElo "1610"]
[BlackElo "1666"]
[PlyCount "106"]

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bd3 Bxd3 6. Qxd3 c5 7. dxc5 Nc6 8. f4
Bxc5 9. Nf3 Qb6 10. Rf1 Nge7 11. Qb5 a6 12. Qxb6 Bxb6 13. Bd2 O-O-O 14. O-O-O
h5 15. Ng5 Rdf8 16. Kb1 Nf5 17. Rfe1 Bf2 18. Rf1 Be3 19. Rf3 d4 20. Nce4 Nh4
21. Nd6+ Kb8 22. Rh3 Nxg2 23. Ndxf7 Nxf4 24. Nxh8 Nxh3 25. Ng6 Bxd2 26. Nxh3
Rf3 27. a3 Be3 28. Ng1 Rf2 29. Nh3 Rxh2 30. Nhf4 Nxe5 31. Nxe5 Bxf4 32. Nf3 Rf2
33. Nxd4 e5 34. Ne6 g5 35. Rd8+ Ka7 36. c4 h4 37. c5 Rf1+ 38. Ka2 Rc1 39. b4 h3
40. Nc7 b6 41. Ne6 bxc5 42. bxc5 Rc2+ 43. Kb3 Rd2 44. Rc8 Kb7 45. Rc7+ Kb8 46.
c6 e4 47. Rb7+ Ka8 48. Rb6 Rd3+ 49. Ka4 Bd6 50. Rxa6+ Kb8 51. Kb5 h2 52. Rb6+
Kc8 53. c7 Rb3+ {Another hard fight, creative chess on both sides.} 0-1

[Event "2016 Clsd Schol Chal"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "????.??.??"]
[Round "5"]
[White "Griffin McConnell"]
[Black "Aiden Marco"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D00"]
[WhiteElo "1633"]
[BlackElo "1666"]
[PlyCount "63"]

1. d4 d5 2. Nc3 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. e3 Nc6 5. Be2 Nf6 6. O-O Qc7 7. g3 cxd4 8. Nxd4
e5 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. Bf3 Bh3 11. Bg2 Qd7 12. f4 e4 13. Qd2 h5 14. Bxh3 Qxh3 15.
Qg2 Qg4 16. h3 Qd7 17. b3 Bc5 18. Na4 Qd6 19. Qe2 d4 20. Nxc5 Qxc5 21. exd4
Qxd4+ 22. Be3 Qc3 23. Rfd1 Nd5 24. Bd4 Qxg3+ 25. Qg2 Qxf4 26. Qxg7 Kd7 27. Rf1
Rhg8 28. Rxf4 Rxg7+ 29. Bxg7 Nxf4 30. Kh2 f5 31. Rf1 Rg8 32. Rxf4 1/2-1/2



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