Pikes Peak Open 2008 Games

Rook Rook

Colorado Springs, Colorado


Games from Pikes Peak Open 2008: August 2-3, 2008, Manitou Springs
Selection and comments by Richard Buchanan

The turnout for the tournament was not large, but there was a lot of fighting chess on all boards. Low rated and unrated players put up good fights, even in games they lost.

Paul Anderson - Bongee Boyce, English
1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.a3 a6 4.e3 Nc6 5.Qc2 g6 6.b3 Bg7 7.Bb2 d6 8.Bd3 Be6 9.Nf3 h6 10.Ne4 Qd7 11.Ng3 Ne7 12.h3 00 13.Nh4 Qe8 14.Ne2 Nd7 15.g4 Nc5 16.Ng3 Nxd3+ 17.Qxd3 Qc6 18.e4 Rab8 19.Rc1 Qd7 20.00 b5 21.c5 d5 22.Nf3 f6 23.exd5 Qxd5 24.Rc3 Rfd8 25.Qxd5 Bxd5 26.Nh4 b4 27.axb4 Rxb4 28.Ba3 Rxb3 29.Rxb3 Bxb3 30.Rb1 Bc4 31.Rb7 Rc8 32.Bb4 Kh7 33.Ng2 Nd5 34.Ba5 c6 35.Ne4 Rf8 36.Nd6 Be2 37.Ne3 Nf4 38.Kh2 Nd3 39.Ne4 Bf3 40.Nc3 Nxc5 41.Rb6 Rd8 42.Kg3 Bh1 43.Rb1 Rxd2 44.Rxh1 Nb3 45.Bb6 Rd3 46.Ne4 f5 47.gxf5 gxf5 48.Kf3 fxe4+ 49.Kxe4 Rd2 50.Nf5 Bf6 51.Be3 Ra2 52.Nxh6 Ra1 53.Rh2 a5 54.Rg2 a4 55.Ng4 Bh8 56.Nxe5 a3 57.Nxc6 Rb1 58.Nb4 Rb2 59.Rg1 Bc3 60.Nd5 Ba5? 61.Nf6+ Kh8 62.Rg8# 10

Tim Brennan - Craig Lewis, Bird
1.f4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.e3 Bg4 4.d4 e6 5.Bd3 Bd6 6.Nbd2 g6 7.c4 00 8.c5 Be7 9.Qc2 Bxf3 10.Nxf3 Nc6 11.Bd2 Nd7 12.g4 f6 13.h4 e5 14.fxe5 fxe5 15.Be2 e4 16.Ng5 Bxg5 17.hxg5 Qxg5 18.000 Rf2 19.Rde1 Raf8 20.Qb3 b6 21.Bb5? Nxd4 22.exd4 Qxd2+ 23.Kb1 Nf6 24.Rd1 Qg5 25.Qg3 Qf4 26.Qa3 e3 27.cxb6 axb6 28.Qe7 Qe4+ 29.Qxe4 Nxe4 30.Rde1 e2 31.Rxe2 Rxe2 32.Bxe2 Ng3 33.Rh2 Nxe2 34.Rxe2 Rf7 35.Kc2 Kf8 36.Re5 Rd7 37.b4 c6 38.Re6 Rc7 39.g5 Kf7 40.Rf6+ Kg7 41.Rf3 b5 42.Rh3 Re7 43.Rc3 Re6 44.Rh3 Re2+ 45.Kb3 Rg2 46.Rc3 Rxg5 47.Rxc6 h5 48.Rc7+ Kh6 49.Rb7 h4 50.Rxb5 h3 51.Rb8 Rh5 52.Re8 h2 53.Re1 h1Q 54.Rxh1 Rxh1 55.b5 Rb1+ 56.Ka4 g5 57.Ka5 g4 58.b6 g3 59.Ka6 g2 60.a4 g1Q 61.a5 Qg7 62.b7 Qxb7# 01

Tom Mullikin - Alex Torres, QGD
1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 e6 3.c4 c6 4.Nc3 a6 5.e4 Bb4 6.Bd2 dxc4 7.Bxc4 Nf6 8.00 00 9.Re1 b5 10.Bd3 Ba5 11.e5 Nd5 12.Qc2 Nb4 13.Bxh7+ Kh8 14.Qe4 Nd7 15.Ng5 Nd5 16.Bg6! Qxg5 17.Bxg5 fxg6 18.Qh4+ Kg8 19.Bd2 Bd8 20.Qg3 Ne7 21.Ne4 Nb6 22.Re3 Nf5 23.Qxg6 Nxe3 24.Bxe3 Nd5 25.Ng5 Bxg5 26.Bxg5 Bd7 27.Re1 Rf5 28.g4 Rf7 29.h4 Raf8 30.Rf1 Nf4 31.Bxf4 Rxf4 32.h5 Rxd4 33.h6 Rf7 34.Kg2 (34 h7+, 10) 34...Rdf4 35.f3 c5 36.Qg5 Rd4 37.Rh1 Be8 38.h7+ Kh8 39.Rh6 Bc6 40.Rf6 (Tom sure has his creative energy turned on full. But Alex holds things together.) 40...Rdd7 41.Rxf7 Rxf7 42.Qd8+ Kxh7 43.Qh4+ Kg8 44.Qf2 Rxf3 45.Qxf3 Bxf3+ 46.Kxf3 g5 47.Ke3 Kf7 48.a3 Ke7 49.Kd3 Kd7 50.b3 Kc6 51.Ke4 a5 52.a4 c4 53.bxc4 bxa4! 54.Kd4 a3 55.Kc3 Kc5 56.Kb3 a2 57.Kxa2 Kxc4 (What a game!) 01

Derek Fish - Cory Foster, QGD
1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Be7 5.e3 00 6.Nf3 c5 7.cxd5 cxd4 8.Qxd4 exd5 9.Be2 Be6 10.00 Nc6 11.Qa4 a6 12.Rac1 b5 13.Qc2 Rc8 14.Qb1 h6 15.Bxf6 Bxf6 16.Rfd1 Bxc3 17.Rxc3 Qf6 18.Nd4 Ne5 19.Rxc8 Bxc8 20.Nf3 Rd8 21.Nxe5 Qxe5 22.Bf3 Be6 23.Rd4 Rc8 24.b3 Rc5 25.h3 Bf5 26.Qb2 Rc2 27.Qa3 Be4 28.Bd1 b4 29.Rxb4 Qa1 30.Rd4 Rc1 31.Qxa6 Rxd1+ 32.Rxd1 Qxd1+ 33.Qf1 Qc2 34.Qa1 Qc6 35.a4 Qg6 36.Qf1 Qb6 37.Qd1 f6 38.f3 Bf5 39.Qxd5+ Be6 40.Qa8+ Kh7 41.Kf2 Bxb3 42.a5 Qc5 43.a6 Bd5 44.Qb8 Qa5 45.a7 Qd2+ 46.Kg3 Qe1+ 47.Kh2 Qxe3 48.a8Q

Ken Dail - Daniel Gonzales, Sicilian
1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.f4 e6 4.Nf3 d6 5.Bc4 Nf6 6.00 Nxe4 7.Nxe4 d5 8.Bxd5 exd5 9.Nf2 Be7 10.d4 00 11.c3 b6 12.Nd3 cxd4 13.Qa4 Bd7 14.Nxd4 Bc5 15.Nxc5 Nxd4 16.Nxd7 Ne2+ 17.Kh1 Qh4 18.Nxf8 Ng3+ 19.Kg1 Ne2+ 20.Kh1 Ng3+

Brian Wall - Joe Fromme, Alekhin
1.e4 Nf6 2.e5 Nd5 3.d4 d6 4.Nf3 Bg4 5.Be2 g6 6.c4 Nb6 7.h3 Bxf3 8.Bxf3 d5 9.c5 Nc8 10.Qb3 c6 11.Qxb7 Qd7 12.Qxa8 Qc7 13.Nc3 e6 14.Bxd5 exd5 15.Nxd5 cxd5 16.Qxd5 Bg7 17.00 00 18.f4 Rd8 19.Qc4 Ne7 20.Rd1 Rd5 21.b4 Nbc6 22.b5 Na5 23.Qa4 Qd8 24.Bd2 Nb7 25.Bc3 Qc7 26.c6 Nxc6 27.bxc6 Nd8 28.Rac1 f6 29.Ba5 Rxa5 30.Qxa5 Qxa5 31.c7 10

DuWayne Langseth - Tim Martinson, Slav
1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.e3 Bf5 4.Be2 e6 5.00 Nbd7 6.b3 Be7 7.Bb2 00 8.Nbd2 c6 9.c4 Ne4 10.c5 Ndf6 11.b4 Qc7 12.Nxe4 Bxe4 13.Ne5 Nd7 14.Nxd7 Qxd7 15.Bd3 Bxd3 16.Qxd3 f5 17.Bc3 Qe8 18.a4 Qh5 19.b5 Rf6 20.Qd1 Qh4 21.Qf3 Rg6 22.bxc6 bxc6 23.Rab1 Rf8 24.Qf4 Qh3 25.g3 Rh6 26.Rfc1 Qxh2+ 27.Kf1 Qh3+ 28.Ke2 Qg4+ 29.Qxg4 fxg4 30.Rb7 Bd8 31.Rxa7 Rh2 32.Be1 h5 33.Ra8 h4 34.gxh4 g3 35.Kf1 gxf2 36.Bc3 Rh1+ 37.Ke2 f1Q+ (37...Rxc1 01) 38.Rxf1 Rhxf1 39.Rxd8 Rxd8 40.Kxf1 Ra8 41.a5 Kf7 42.Ke2 Kg6 43.Kf3 Rf8+ 44.Kg2 Kh5 45.Be1 Kg4 46.Bg3 Rf3? 47.Bf4 g5 48.hxg5 Rh3 49.g6 Rh8 50.g7 Rg8 51.Be5 Kh5 52.a6 Kh6 53.a7 Ra8 54.Kf3 Kh7 55.Bb8 Kxg7 56.Kg3 Kf7 57.Kf4 Kf6 58.e4 dxe4 59.Kxe4 Ke7 60.Ke5 Kd7 61.Kf6 Kc8 62.Kxe6 Kb7 63.Kd7 Ka6 64.Kxc6 Ka5 65.Kb7 Rxa7+ 66.Bxa7 Kb5 67.c6 Kb4 68.c7 Kb3 69.c8Q Kb2 70.Qc4 Ka1 71.Qb5 Ka2 72.Kc6 Ka1 73.Kc5 Ka2 74.Kc4 10

Craig Lewis - David Hufnagel, Sicilian
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bc4 e6 7.Bb3 Be7 8.00 Nc6 9.Nxc6 bxc6 10.Qf3 Qc7 11.Qg3 g6 12.Bh6 Nh5 13.Qd3 Bf6 14.g4 Bg7 15.Bxg7 Nxg7 16.Rad1 d5 17.exd5 cxd5 18.Bxd5! exd5 19.Nxd5 Qd8 20.Qd4 Kf8 21.Qc5+ Ke8 22.Nc7+ 10

Michaell Wokurka - Tiim Brennan, Budapest
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5 3.e3 exd4 4.exd4 d5 5.Nf3 Be7 6.Bd3 dxc4 7.Bxc4 00 8.00 Nbd7 9.Nc3 Nb6 10.Bb3 Bg4 11.Re1 Re8 12.h3 Bh5 13.Qd3 c6 14.Bd2 Bxf3 15.Qxf3 Qxd4 16.Be3 Qd8 17.Rad1 Nbd7 18.Qe2 Bc5 19.Bxf7+ Kxf7 20.Qc4+ Kg6 21.Bxc5 Rxe1+ 22.Rxe1 Nxc5 23.Qxc5 Qd2 24.Re2 Qc1+ 25.Kh2 Qf4+ 26.g3 Qf3 27.Qe3 Qxe3 28.Rxe3 Rd8 29.Re7 Rd7 30.Rxd7 Nxd7 31.Kg2 Ne5 32.f4 Nd3 33.b3 b5 34.Kf3 Nc1 35.Ke4 b4 36.Na4 Nxa2 37.Nc5 Nc3+ 38.Ke5 Nb5 39.g4 a5 40.h4 Kf7 41.f5 Ke7 42.g5 Nc7 43.f6+ gxf6+ 44.gxf6+ Kf7 45.Kf5 Nd5 46.Nb7 a4 47.Nd6+ Kf8 48.bxa4 b3 49.Nc4 Ne3+! 01

Derek Fish - Ken Dail, Nimzoindian
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.a3 Bxc3+ 5.bxc3 d5 6.e3 Nc6 7.Nf3 00 8.Bd3 Re8 9.00 e5 10.dxe5 Nxe5 11.Nxe5 Rxe5 12.Qc2 dxc4 13.Bxc4 Bf5 14.Qb3 Qe7 15.Qxb7 Be4 16.Qb3 Rg5 17.f3 Bf5 18.e4 Nxe4 19.fxe4 Rxg2+ 20.Kxg2 Qxe4+ 21.Rf3 Qg4+ 22.Rg3 Qe4+ 23.Kf2 Bg6 24.Bd3 Qe5 25.Qd1 Rd8 26.Qe2 Qxc3 27.Bb2 Qc5+ 28.Qe3 Qh5 29.Rh3 Qa5 30.Bxg6 hxg6 31.Rh8+! Kxh8 32.Qh6+ Kg8 33.Qxg7# 10

Renard Anderson - DuWayne Langseth, Center Counter
1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qd6 4.d4 Nf6 5.g3 c6 6.Bg2 Bg4 7.Nge2 Nbd7 8.h3 Bxe2 9.Nxe2 e5 10.00 000 11.c3 Qc7 12.Qc2 Bd6 13.c4 exd4 14.Nxd4 g6 15.a3 Be5 16.Nf3 h6 17.Be3 a6 18.Rad1 Nh5 19.Nxe5 Nxe5 20.Qc3 f6 21.g4 Ng7 22.f4 Nd7 23.c5 Ne6 24.Rd6 Rde8 25.Rfd1 Rh7 26.b4 f5 27.a4 Rhe7 28.R1d3 fxg4 29.hxg4 Nd8 30.g5 h5 31.Bh3 Rxe3 32.Rxe3 Rxe3 33.Qxe3 10

Jeff Sallade - Anthea Carson, Sicilian
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be3 e6 7.Be2 Be7 8.00 00 9.Qe1 Nc6 10.f4 Nxd4 11.Bxd4 b5 12.a3 Bb7 13.Qg3 Rc8 14.e5 dxe5 15.Bxe5 Qb6+ 16.Kh1 Ne8 17.Rad1 Qa7 18.Bf3 Bxf3 19.Rxf3 Rd8 20.Rfd3 Nf6 21.Ne4 Nh5 22.Qh3 f5 23.Qxh5 fxe4 24.Rc3 Rxd1+ 25.Qxd1 Qf2 26.g3 e3 27.Qg1 Qf3+ 28.Qg2 Qd1+ 29.Qg1 e2 30.Rc7 Qxg1+ 31.Kxg1 e1Q+ 32.Kg2 Qe2+ 33.Kh3 Qf1+ 34.Kg4 h5+ 35.Kxh5 Qh3+ 01

Joe Fromme - Jeff Serna, Sicilian
1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.f4 d6 4.Nf3 g6 5.Bb5 Bd7 6.d3 Bg7 7.00 Nd4 8.Bxd7+ Qxd7 9.Ne2 Nxf3+ 10.Rxf3 b6 11.c3 d5 12.Be3 Rd8 13.Qf1 dxe4 14.dxe4 Nf6 15.Ng3 h5 16.e5 Ng4 17.h3 Nxe3 18.Rxe3 h4 19.Ne4 Qf5 20.Qb5+ Kf8 21.Rf1 Bh6 22.Qc4 Kg7 23.Ng5 Rd2 24.e6 f6 25.Nf7 Qc2 26.Qe4 Re8 27.Nxh6 Kxh6 28.Qxc2 Rxc2 29.Rf2 Rxf2 30.Kxf2 Rd8 31.a4 f5 32.Kf3 Kg7 33.g4 hxg3 34.Kxg3 Kf6 35.Re5 Rd2 36.b4 Rd3+ 37.Kh4 Rxc3 38.bxc5 Rxc5 39.Re3 Rc6 40.Rd3 Rc4 41.a5 Rxf4+ 42.Kg3 Ra4 43.axb6 axb6 44.Rb3 Ra6 45.Kf4 g5+ 46.Kg3 Kxe6 47.h4 gxh4+ 48.Kxh4 Kf6 49.Rb5 e5 50.Kg3 Ke6 51.Kf3 Ra3+ 52.Ke2 f4 53.Rxb6+ Kf5 54.Rb8 Ra4 55.Rb5 Ke4 56.Rb3 Ra2+ 01

Ken Dail - Brendon Barela, Sicilian
1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.f4 g6 4.Nf3 e6 5.Bc4 Bg7 6.00 Nge7 7.d3 00 8.e5 Na5 9.Ne4 Nxc4 10.dxc4 Nf5 11.Qe1 d5 12.Nxc5 b6 13.Nd3 dxc4 14.Qe4 Qc7 15.Qxa8 Bb7 16.Qxa7 Ra8 17.Qxa8+ Bxa8 18.Nde1 Qc5+ 19.Kh1 Nd4 20.Be3 Qb5 21.Bxd4 c3 22.Nd3 Be4 23.Bxc3 Bxd3 24.cxd3 Qxd3 25.Rfd1 Qc4 26.Rd4 Qb5 27.a3 h6 28.Rad1 Bf8 29.Nd2 Bc5 30.Rd8+ Kg7 31.Ne4 Be7 32.R8d7 Bh4 33.Rxf7+ Kg8 34.Rfd7 Qe2 35.Nf6+ Bxf6 36.exf6 h5 37.Rg7+ 10

Isaac Martinez - Jiri Kovats,Sicilian
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 g6 5.Bf4 Nf6 6.Nb5 Qa5+ 7.N1c3 d6 8.Bc4 a6 9.Na3 Bg7 10.00 00 11.Nd5 Nxd5 12.Bxd5 Bxb2 13.Nc4 Qc3 14.Nxb2 Qxb2 15.Rb1 Qa3 16.Rb3 Qa5 17.Qa1 Qd8 18.Bh6 Ne5 19.Bxf8 Qxf8 20.f4 Nd7 21.f5 Rb8 22.fxg6 hxg6 23.Rg3 e6 24.Bxe6! 10

Craig Lewis - Renard Anderson, Sicilian
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be2 e5 7.Nf3 Qc7 8.Bg5 Nbd7 9.Nh4 g6 10.Qd2 h6 11.Be3 Nc5 12.f3 Be6 13.00 Rd8 14.Nd5 Nxd5 15.exd5 Bc8 16.f4 Bg7 17.fxe5 Bxe5 18.Bxh6 Ne4 19.Qd3 Qe7 20.Qxe4 Bxh2+ 21.Kh1 Qxe4 22.Rae1 Rxh6 23.Bb5+ axb5 24.Rxe4+ Be5 25.Kg1 f5 26.Rb4 Bd7 27.Nf3 Rc8 28.c3 Bf6 29.a4 Rc4 30.Rxc4 bxc4 and Black won on move 60. 01

Brian Wall - DuWayne Langseth, Penguin Lucky DuWayne! He lost as Black to Renard, and next round plays Black against Brian.
1.Nf3 Nf6 2.Rg1 ( Brian's latest ceation) 2...d5 3.d4 e6 4.Bf4 Be7 5.e3 00 6.g4 Nbd7 7.c3 c5 8.Nbd2 b6 9.Bd3 c4 10.Bc2 Re8 11.h4 Nf8 12.h5 Bd6 13.Ne5 Bxe5 14.dxe5 N6d7 15.g5 g6 16.Qg4 b5 17.Rh1 Qb6 18.a3 a5 19.Rh4 Re7 20.Ke2 Nc5 21.Qh3 Raa7 22.Nf3 b4 23.Rb1 Nb3 24.Nh2 Qc5 25.axb4 axb4 26.Ng4 Na1 27.Nf6+ Kh8 28.Nxh7 Nxh7 29.hxg6 fxg6 30.Bxg6 bxc3 31.Bxh7 Rxh7 32.g6 Rxh4 33.Qxh4+ Kg8 34.Rh1 Kf8 35.Qh8+ 10

Anthea Carson - Chris Hanagan, Colle
1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 d5 3.e3 e6 4.Bd3 c5 5.c3 Nbd7 6.Nbd2 c4 7.Bc2 Be7 8.00 b5 9.Qe2 Bb7 10.e4 dxe4 11.Nxe4 Nxe4 12.Bxe4 Bxe4 13.Qxe4 00 14.Bf4 Nf6 15.Qc6 Qd5 16.Qc7 Rfe8 17.Ne5 Qd6 18.Qb7 Reb8 19.Qf3 Qd5 20.Nc6 Rb7 21.Nxe7+ Rxe7 22.Qe2 Qf5 23.Bd6 Rd7 24.Be5 Nd5 25.h3 f6 26.Bh2 Re8 27.f4 h5 28.Rae1 a5 29.g4 hxg4 30.hxg4 Qh7 31.a4 bxa4 32.Qxc4 Qh3 33.Qe2 a3 34.c4 Nb4 35.bxa3 Nd3 36.Rb1 Rxd4 37.Rb5 Rxc4 38.Rh5 Nc1 39.Qxc4 Qxg4+ 40.Kh1 Qxh5 41.Qxc1 Qd5+ 42.Kg1 Qd4+ 43.Rf2 f5 44.Kf1 Qd3+ 45.Kg2 Rd8 46.Qc6 Rd6 47.Qa8+ Rd8 48.Qxa5 Qe4+ 49.Kh3 Rd3+ 50.Kh4 Qe3 51.Qa8+ Kh7 52.Qg2 Rxa3 53.Re2 Qb6 54.Rd2 Qc5 55.Rd7 Qc3 56.Re7 Qf6+ 57.Qg5 Qxg5+ 58.fxg5 Ra4+ 59.Kh5 Kg8 60.g6 Kf8 61.Bd6 Ra8 62.Ra7+ 10

Tim Brennan - Cody Foster, King's Gambit
1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 g5 4.h4 g4 5.Nd4 (Usual is 5 Ne5, the Kieseritsky Gambit. It takes a while now for White to show compensation for the pawn.) 5...d6 6.d3 Qf6 7.Nb5 Kd8 8.g3 Bh6 9.gxf4 Bxf4 10.Bxf4 Qxf4 11.Qd2 Qg3+ 12.Qf2 Qxf2+ 13.Kxf2 Nc6 14.Be2 a6 15.N5c3 Nd4 16.Bd1 Be6 17.Nd2 Nh6 18.Ne2 Nxe2 19.Bxe2 Kd7 20.Rhg1 Raf8 21.Raf1 Rhg8 22.Ke1 f5 23.exf5 Bxf5 24.Rg3 Re8 25.Kd1 Re5 26.Nc4 Re7 27.Rfg1 Rge8 28.R1g2 b5 29.Nd2 Ng8 30.Nf1 Nf6 31.Kd2 h5 32.Rf2 Nd5 33.Rgg2 Bh7 34.Ng3 Bg6 35.a3 a5 36.Rg1 a4 37.d4 c6 38.Bd3 Bf7 39.Rgf1 Ne3? 40.Rxf7 Nxf1+ 41.Rxf1 Re3 42.Nxh5 Kd8 43.Nf6 R8e7 44.Nxg4 Rh3 45.Rf8+ Kc7 46.Rh8 Rg3 47.Nf6 Rg2+ 48.Kc3 Kb6 49.h5 Ka5 50.h6 c5 51.Ra8+ Kb6 52.Nd5+ Kb7 53.Nxe7 Kxa8 54.Be4+ Ka7 55.Bxg2 10

Tom Mullikin - Tim Martinson, Slav
1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Nf3 Bf5 5.Bf4 e6 6.Ne5 Qb6 7.Qb3 Qxb3 8.axb3 Bb4 9.Bd2 Bc2 10.Na4 Bxd2+ 11.Kxd2 Bxb3 12.Nb6 axb6 13.Rxa8 00 14.e3 Ne4+ 15.Ke1 f6 16.Nf3 Bxc4 17.Bxc4 dxc4 18.Ke2 b5 19.Ra7 Nd6 20.b3 c3 21.b4 Ne4 22.Rxb7 Na6 23.Ra7 Nxb4 24.Ra3 Rb8 25.Rc1 Nd5 26.Rc2 b4 27.Rb3 g5 28.h3 h5 29.g3 g4 30.hxg4 hxg4 31.Ne1 Nd2 32.Ra2 32.Rxd2 cxd2 33.Kxd2 Kf7 34.Nd3 f5 35.Ne5+ Ke8 36.Nxc6 Rb6 37.Ne5 Ra6 38.Kd3 Ra2 39.f3 gxf3 40.Nxf3 Rg2 41.e4 fxe4+ 42.Kxe4 Rxg3 43.Nd2 Brendon Barela - Robert Rountree, Four Knights
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 d6 4.g3 Nf6 5.Bg2 Be7 6.00 00 7.h3 Be6 8.d3 Qc8 9.Kh2 h6 10.Be3 Nh7 11.Qd2 f5 12.exf5 Bxf5 13.Nd5 Bd8 14.Nh4 Ne7 15.Nxe7+ Bxe7 16.Nxf5 Rxf5 17.h4 Rf8 18.f4 exf4 19.Bxf4 c6 20.Rae1 Qd8 21.Qb4 Rb8 22.Rxe7 Qxe7 23.Bxd6 Qe8 24.Bxf8 Nxf8 25.Qe4 Nh7 26.Re1 Qxe4 27.Rxe4 Kf8 28.Rb4 c5 29.Rxb7 Rxb7 30.Bxb7 Ke7 31.c3 Nf6 32.d4 cxd4 33.cxd4 Kd6 34.d5 Nxd5 35.Bxd5 Kxd5 36.Kh3 Kd4 37.Kg4 g6 38.Kf4 a5 39.g4 a4 40.b3 a3 41.h5 g5+ 42.Kf5 Kc3 43.b4 Kb2 44.b5 Kxa2 45.b6 Kb2 46.b7 a2 47.b8Q+ 10

Glenn Mullins - Ken Dail, Englund Gambit
1.d4 e5 2.dxe5 Nc6 3.Nf3 Qe7 4.e3 ("The" trap in this opening, as played innumerable times by the late Ohio Expert Dale Burke, is 4 Bf4 Qb4+ 5 Bd2, Qxb2 6 Bc3 Bb4 7 Qd2 Bxc3 8 Qxc3 Qc1 mate.) 4...Nxe5 5.Be2 d5 6.00 Nf6 7.Nxe5 Qxe5 8.Nd2 Bd6 9.Nf3 Qh5 10.Kh1 Bg4 11.g3 Ne4 12.Ng1 Bxg3 13.h3 Bxe2 14.Qxe2 Qxe2 15.Nxe2 Bxf2 16.Nc3 Bh4 17.Nxd5 Kd7 18.Rf4 Ng3+ 19.Kg2 g5 20.Rxf7+ Ke6 21.Rxc7 Kxd5 22.Rxb7 Rac8 23.c3 Ne4 24.Rxa7 Rhf8 25.Rxh7 (At least White has a treasure of pawns.) 25...Rf2+ 26.Kg1 Rcf8 27.Rd7+ Kc6 01

Chris Hanagan - Ken Dail, Four Knights
1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.Nf3 Bb4 4.d3 d6 5.Bd2 Nc6 6.h3 00 7.Be2 d5 8.exd5 Nxd5 9.Nxd5 Bxd2+ 10.Qxd2 Qxd5 11.00 Be6 12.Ng5 h6 13.Bf3 Qd7 14.Nxe6 Qxe6 15.Rfe1 Rad8 16.Bxc6 bxc6 17.Qe3 f6 18.d4 Rd5 19.c4 Ra5 20.Qc3 Ra6 21.dxe5 fxe5 22.Rxe5 Qf6 23.Qe3 Rb6 24.b3 Rbb8 25.Re1 Rbd8 26.Re6 Qf5 27.Re7 Qc2 28.Qg3 g5 29.R7e2 Rd2 30.Rxd2 Qxd2 31.Qe3 Qxa2 32.Qe6+ Kg7 33.Qe5+ Kg8 34.Qg3 Qa5 35.Re7 Rf7 36.Rxf7 Kxf7 37.Qf3+ Kg7 38.Qxc6 Qe1+ 39.Kh2 Qxf2 40.Qxc7+ Kg6 41.Qc6+ Kg7 42.Qc7+ Kg6 43.c5 g4 44.Qg3 Qxc5 45.Qxg4+ Kh7 46.b4 Qd6+ 47.Qg3 Qxb4 48.Qc7+ Kg6 49.Qxa7 Qf4+ 50.Kh1 h5 51.Qa6+ Kg5

Jeff Serna - Jeff Salade, King's Gambit Declined
1.e4 e5 2.f4 Bc5 3.Nf3 d6 4.b4 (He declined one gambit, let's try another!) Bxb4 5.c3 Ba5 6.Bc4 exf4 7.00 Nf6 8.d4 00 9.e5 dxe5 10.Nxe5 Bb6 11.Bxf4 Ne4 12.Kh1 Nd6 13.Bb3 Nc6 14.Qh5 Qe8 15.Nd2 Nd8 16.Ndf3 Be6 17.d5 g6 18.Qh6 Nf5 19.Qg5 f6 20.Qg4 Ne3 21.Qh4 Bxd5 22.Rfe1 Bxb3 23.Bxe3 fxe5 24.axb3 Bxe3 25.Rxe3 Rf4 26.Qe1 (26 Qxf4, why not?) Nc6 27.Nxe5 Nxe5 28.Rxe5 Qf8 29.Kg1 a6 30.Rd1 Rf5 31.Re7 Rf7 32.Rdd7 Rc8 33.Qe6 Qxe7 34.Rxe7 Rcf8 35.Rxf7 Rxf7 36.Qc8+ Kg7 37.Qxb7 a5 38.Qd5 h5 39.Qe5+ Kh6 40.Qxa5 Kg7 41.Qe5+ Kh6 42.h4 Kh7 43.b4 Kg8 44.c4 10

Mike Wokurka - Bongee Boyce, QGA
1.d4 d5 2.c4 dxc4 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.e3 b5 5.Nc3 a6 6.a4 b4 7.Na2 e6 8.Bxc4 Bb7 9.Bd2 a5 10.00 Bd6 11.b3 Nbd7 12.Bc1 00 13.Bb2 Nb6 14.Bd3 h6 15.Rc1 Rc8 16.Re1 Re8 17.e4 Be7 18.e5 Nfd7 19.Qe2 Nd5 20.Bc4 N7b6 21.Nd2 Bg5 22.Rc2 Nf4 23.Qd1 Nxg2 24.Re2 Bxd2 25.Qxd2 Nh4 26.Qf4 Nd5 27.Bxd5 Bxd5 28.Nc1 Qg5+ 29.Qg3 Qh5 30.h3 Bf3 31.Red2 Be4 32.Rc5 Nf3+ 01

Fred Eric Spell - Jiri Kovats, QGD
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 d5 4.e3 Be7 5.Be2 00 6.Nf3 b6 7.Ne5 dxc4 8.Bxc4 Bb7 9.00 Nbd7 10.f4 c5 11.d5 Nxe5 12.fxe5 Nxd5 13.Bxd5 Bxd5 14.e4 Bb7 15.Qg4 Qd4+ 16.Kh1 Qxe5 17.Bf4 f5 18.Qg3 Qf6 19.e5 Qg6 20.Qxg6 hxg6 21.Rad1 Rad8 22.Nb5 Ba6 23.a4 Bxb5 24.axb5 g5 25.Bc1 Rxd1 26.Rxd1 Rd8 27.Re1 c4 28.Kg1 Bc5+ 29.Kf1 Bb4 01

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