Texas Chess Association

Texas Knights Games Mar-Apr 2016

 
[Event "Endgame Study"] [Site "?"] [Date "????.??.??"] [Round "?"] [White "White"] [Black "Black"] [Result "1-0"] [SetUp "1"] [FEN "8/1k6/8/1B1N4/4K3/8/8/8 w - - 0 0"] [PlyCount "23"] 1. Ke5 Kc8 2. Ke6 Kd8 3. Kd6 Kc8 4. Ke7 (4. Kc5 Kd8 5. Kd4 Kc8 6. Kc4 Kd8 7. Kc5 Kc8 8. Bc6 Kd8 9. Kc4 Kc8 10. Kb4 Kb8 11. Kb5 Kc8 12. Ka5 Kd8 13. Kb6 Kc8 14. Ka6 Kd8 15. Bb5 Kc8 16. Ka5 Kb7 17. Bd7 Ka7 18. Bc8 Kb8 19. Ba6 Ka8 20. Kb6 Kb8 21. Nf6 Ka8 22. Bb7+ Kb8 23. Nd7#) 4... Kb7 (4... Kb8 {a fruitless try to alter the course of the game} 5. Nf6 Kb7 6. Nd7 Kc7 7. Bf1 Kb7 8. Kd6 Kc8 9. Be2 Kb7 10. Bb5 Kc8 11. Nc5 Kd8 12. Ne6+ Kc8 13. Ba6+ Kb8 14. Kc6 Ka7 15. Nc5 Kb8 16. Kb6 Ka8 17. Bb7+ Kb8 18. Nd7#) 5. Kd7 Kb8 6. Ba6 Ka7 7. Bc8 Kb8 8. Kd8 (8. Ne7 Ka8 9. Kc7 Ka7 10. Nc6+ Ka8 11. Bb7#) 8... Ka7 (8... Ka8 {does not help much} 9. Kc7 Ka7 10. Nc3 Ka8 11. Bb7+ Ka7 12. Nb5#) 9. Kc7 Ka8 10. Ne7 Ka7 11. Nc6+ Ka8 12. Bb7# 1-0 [Event "Panhandle Regional Tournament"] [Site "Plainview, TX"] [Date "2016.02.27"] [Round "?"] [White "Breckenridge"] [Black "Moore"] [Result "*"] [ECO "B22"] [PlyCount "19"] [EventDate "2016.02.27"] {Steven Breckenridge played several miniatures. His longest game last thirty moves. Here is his game against a chemistry professor from the Wayland Baptist University Robert Moore.} 1. e4 c5 2. c3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. cxd4 Nc6 $6 { Inaccurate move. Black allows white to play d5 with a tempo.} 5. Nf3 Bg4 6. d5 Ne5 $2 {This is already a decisive mistake.} (6... Nb8) (6... Bxf3 {was relatively the best}) 7. Nxe5 $1 {Diagram [#] Nice tactics} Bxd1 {Black still does not see a trap.} 8. Bb5+ {Diagram [#]} Qd7 9. Nxd7 O-O-O 10. Kxd1 { witha winning position for white.} * [Event "Panhandle Regional Tournament"] [Site "Plainview, TX"] [Date "2016.02.27"] [Round "?"] [White "Steven Breckenridge"] [Black "Steven Chase"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C06"] [PlyCount "53"] [EventDate "2016.02.27"] 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. Bd3 c5 6. c3 Be7 (6... Nc6 {is stronger and more common}) 7. Ne2 Nc6 8. O-O Qb6 9. Nf3 cxd4 $6 {Diagram [#] Black should not remove tension from the center. Now his position becomes pretty passive and without a conterplay.} 10. cxd4 O-O 11. Nf4 a5 12. h4 a4 13. g3 Re8 14. Kg2 Nf8 15. Bc2 a3 16. bxa3 Bxa3 17. Be3 Bd7 18. Ng5 f6 $2 (18... h6 {was necessary} 19. Nxf7 Kxf7 20. Qg4 Re7 21. Nh5 Ke8 22. Nxg7+ Kd8 23. Rab1 { and despite being down a rook white is much better. His pieces are more active and his king is safer.}) (18... Be7 $2 19. Bxh7+ $1 Nxh7 20. Qh5 Bxg5 21. hxg5 {with a winning attack}) 19. exf6 gxf6 20. Nxh7 $1 {Diagram [#]} Nxh7 21. Bxh7+ Kxh7 22. Qh5+ Kg8 23. Qg6+ Kf8 24. Qh7 {Diagram [#]} Red8 (24... Ne7 25. Nxe6+ Qxe6 26. Bh6#) 25. Ng6+ Ke8 26. Qg8+ Bf8 27. Qxf8# 1-0 [Event "Panhandle Regional Tournament"] [Site "Plainview, TX"] [Date "2016.02.27"] [Round "?"] [White "Leo Creger"] [Black "Alex Onischuk"] [Result "0-1"] [SetUp "1"] [FEN "4rrk1/1pb1q2p/2p2np1/2Pp1Q2/pP1Pp3/4P1PB/PB3R1P/5RK1 w - - 0 1"] [PlyCount "22"] [EventDate "2016.02.27"] {Diagram [#]} 1. Qxf6 $2 ({This position occured in my game with Leo Creger in the last round. White should have played} 1. Qg5 Kg7 {and now bg2!} 2. Bg2 { with equal chances.}) {Instead Leo decided to sacrifice his queen} 1... Rxf6 2. Rxf6 Kg7 3. a3 $5 {Diagram [#] An interesting idea which unfortunately for white does not work.} (3. Re6 Qd8 4. a3 Rf8 $1 {and black should win}) 3... Qxf6 4. Rxf6 Kxf6 5. Kf2 h5 6. Bf1 g5 7. Be2 g4 8. Bd1 ({He cannot build a fortress, for example} 8. Kg2 Kg5 9. Bc3 h4 10. Be1 h3+ 11. Kg1 Rf8 12. Bd2 ( 12. Bf2 Kh5 13. Be1 Bd8 14. Bf2 Bg5 15. Bd1 Rf3 16. Bxf3 exf3 17. Kf1 Kg6 18. Ke1 Kf5 19. Kd2 Ke4 20. Bg1 f2 {Diagram [#]} 21. Bxf2 Kf3 {and black is breaking through}) 12... Bxg3 13. hxg3 h2+ 14. Kg2 Rf2+) 8... Kg5 9. Bxa4 h4 10. gxh4+ Kxh4 11. Kg2 Rh8 {resigned} 0-1 [Event "High School Division"] [Site "?"] [Date "????.??.??"] [Round "3"] [White "Barret Odom"] [Black "Andrew Quach"] [Result "*"] [ECO "B22"] [PlyCount "40"] 1. e4 c5 2. c3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. cxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Bd3 Be7 7. Nf3 a6 8. O-O O-O 9. a4 Nbd7 10. Re1 e5 11. Nd5 h6 12. Bd2 exd4 13. Nxd4 Ne5 14. Bf1 Nxd5 15. exd5 Bf6 16. Bc3 Bg4 17. f3 Bh5 18. Qb3 Qd7 19. Ba5 Rac8 20. Bb6 Rfe8 * [Event "High School Championship Division"] [Site "?"] [Date "????.??.??"] [Round "4"] [White "Ramon Correa"] [Black "Zack Genin"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C33"] [PlyCount "65"] 1. e4 e5 2. f4 exf4 3. Bc4 Nc6 4. d3 Qh4+ 5. Kf1 Bc5 6. Qf3 Nd4 7. Qd1 b5 8. c3 Nb3 9. Bxf7+ Kxf7 10. Qxb3+ Kf8 11. d4 Bb6 12. Qd5 Nf6 13. Qxa8 Kf7 14. e5 Ba6 15. Qf3 b4+ 16. Ne2 Bxe2+ 17. Kxe2 Re8 18. Qxf4 Rxe5+ 19. dxe5 Qh5+ 20. g4 Qh3 21. Qf3 Qh4 22. exf6 Kg8 23. Qa8+ Kf7 24. Qf3 Kg8 25. f7+ Kf8 26. Qa8+ Kxf7 27. Rf1+ Ke6 28. Qe4+ Kd6 29. Bf4+ Kc5 30. cxb4+ Kb5 31. Nc3+ Ka6 32. b5+ Ka5 33. Qa4# 1-0