Texas Chess Association

Texas Knights Games Jul-Aug 2015

 
[Event "24th Chicago Open"] [Site "Wheeling, IL"] [Date "2015.05.24"] [Round "7.4"] [White "Suarez, Isan"] [Black "Xiong, Jeffery"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B01"] [WhiteElo "2581"] [BlackElo "2497"] [EventDate "2015.05.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "9"] [EventCountry "USA"] [Source "MonRoi"] {B01: Scandinavian Defence} 1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd6 4. d4 Nf6 5. Nf3 g6 6. g3 Bg7 7. Bg2 Bg4 8. O-O c6 9. Bf4 Qd8 {last book move. White has an active position} 10. h3 {White threatens to win material: h3xg4} Be6 {White has an active position} 11. Re1 Bd5 (11... O-O 12. Qd2 $14) 12. Qe2 (12. Nxd5 cxd5 13. c3 Nc6 $16) 12... e6 $14 {Black is behind in development.} 13. Nxd5 Nxd5 14. Bg5 Nf6 15. Ne5 O-O 16. Ng4 Nbd7 (16... Qxd4 $4 {that pawn is deadly bait and will cause Black grave problems} 17. Red1 Qc5 18. Nxf6+ Bxf6 19. Bxf6 $18) 17. c4 {Black has a cramped position} Qa5 {Black threatens to win material: Qa5xg5} 18. Bd2 {White threatens to win material: Bd2xa5} Qb6 {Black threatens to win material: Qb6xd4. Black forks: d4+b2} 19. Be3 Qa5 20. b4 Qc7 21. Rab1 (21. Nh6+ Kh8 $16) 21... Nxg4 $14 22. hxg4 Nb6 23. Bf4 {White threatens to win material: Bf4xc7} Qd7 {Black threatens to win material: Qd7xd4 } 24. Red1 Rac8 (24... Bxd4 $2 {doesn't lead to anything significant} 25. c5 $18) 25. Rd2 Rfd8 (25... Bxd4 $4 {taking the pawn will cause Black grave problems} 26. Rbd1 e5 27. Bxe5 $18) 26. Bg5 {White threatens to win material: Bg5xd8} Re8 27. Rc1 Qc7 28. Qd1 h6 29. Be3 Qe7 {Black threatens to win material: Qe7xb4} 30. Qb3 Red8 31. Rcd1 Bf8 32. a3 Rd7 33. Bf3 Rcd8 34. Kg2 Rc8 35. Be4 Rcd8 36. f4 Nc8 {Black has a cramped position} 37. Bf3 Nb6 38. Kh2 Kh7 39. f5 (39. Kh1 $5 $11) 39... exf5 $15 40. Bf2 (40. Re2 fxg4 41. Bf4 Qf6 42. Bxg4 Re7 (42... Rxd4 $2 {would be great except for} 43. Be5 Rxd1 44. Bxf6 $18) 43. Rxe7 Qxe7 $15) 40... Qg5 (40... fxg4 41. Bxg4 f5 42. Bf3 $15) 41. gxf5 $15 Qxf5 42. Kg2 Bg7 43. a4 Qe6 44. d5 cxd5 45. cxd5 Qf5 46. a5 {White wins space} Nc8 47. g4 Qg5 48. Be3 Qf6 49. Bd4 {White threatens to win material: Bd4xf6} Qg5 50. Be3 Qf6 51. Bd4 {Twofold repetition} Qf4 52. Be3 Qf6 1/2-1/2 [Event "24th Chicago Open"] [Site "Wheeling, IL"] [Date "2015.05.25"] [Round "9.1"] [White "Xiong, Jeffery"] [Black "Batista, Lazaro"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C67"] [WhiteElo "2497"] [BlackElo "2684"] [EventDate "2015.05.??"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "9"] [EventCountry "USA"] [Source "MonRoi"] {C67: Ruy Lopez: Berlin Defence: 4 0-0 Nxe4} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. d4 Nd6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. dxe5 Nf5 8. Qxd8+ Kxd8 9. Rd1+ Ke8 10. Nc3 Ne7 11. h3 Ng6 12. b3 Bd7 13. Bb2 {last book move} Nf4 14. Rd4 {White threatens to win material: Rd4xf4} Ne6 {Black threatens to win material: Ne6xd4 } 15. Rd2 Rd8 16. Rad1 Be7 17. Ne2 c5 18. Nc3 Bc6 19. Nd5 h5 20. c4 Rd7 21. Rd3 Bd8 (21... Kd8 22. h4 $11) 22. Nd2 h4 23. Nf1 Bg5 24. Nh2 Rh5 25. Ng4 Kd8 26. Bc3 Kc8 {Black king safety improved} 27. Bd2 b6 {Covers a5} 28. Bxg5 Rxg5 29. Kh2 Rh5 30. f3 a5 31. Kg1 a4 32. Kf2 axb3 33. axb3 (33. Rxb3 $2 Ba4 $19) 33... Kb7 34. Nde3 Re7 35. Nd5 {White threatens to win material: Nd5xe7} Re8 36. b4 cxb4 37. Nxb4 Rhh8 38. Ne3 Ba4 {Black threatens to win material: Ba4xd1} 39. Ra1 Ra8 40. Rda3 Nc5 {The knight likes it on c5} 41. Nbd5 Rhe8 (41... Ra5 42. Nc3 Rha8 43. Nxa4 Nxa4 44. f4 $15) 42. f4 $11 g5 43. fxg5 Rxe5 44. Nc3 Nd3+ ( 44... Nb3 45. R1a2 (45. Nxa4 $2 {looks tempting, but} Nxa1 46. Rxa1 Rea5 $19) 45... Nc1 46. Rxa4 (46. Nxa4 $2 Nxa2 47. Rxa2 Rea5 $19) 46... Nxa2 47. Rxa2 Rxa2+ 48. Nxa2 $11) 45. Ke2 $14 {White threatens to win material: Ke2xd3} Rae8 46. Nxa4 Rxe3+ 47. Kd2 Re2+ {Black forks: g2} 48. Kxd3 R8e3+ 49. Kd4 c5+ 50. Nxc5+ bxc5+ 51. Kxc5 Rxa3 52. Rxa3 Rxg2 53. Kd6 Rg3 {Black threatens to win material: Rg3xa3} 54. Ra5 Rxh3 55. Rf5 {White threatens to win material: Rf5xf7 } Rd3+ 56. Ke7 h3 {Pushes the passed pawn.} 57. Rxf7 h2 $4 (57... Kc6 $142 {is the best chance} 58. Rf6+ Kc7 $16) 58. Rh7 $18 Rd2 (58... Kc6 59. Rxh2 Rg3 $18) 59. g6 Rf2 (59... Rg2 {is not much help} 60. Kf7 Kc6 61. g7 Rf2+ 62. Kg8 $18) 60. g7 Re2+ (60... Rg2 {the only chance to get some counterplay} 61. Kf7 Kc6 $18) 61. Kd6 Rd2+ 1-0 [Event "Chesscampeona on the Move Challenge"] [Site "?"] [Date "2015.06.07"] [Round "?"] [White "Munoz, Claudia"] [Black "Coraretti, Benjamin"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A43"] [EventDate "2015.??.??"] {A43: Schmid Benoni} 1. d4 g6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 Bg7 4. Nc3 d6 5. e4 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Qa5 7. Bd2 Nf6 8. Bd3 Nbd7 9. f4 {last book move} b5 10. Qe2 Nb6 (10... bxc4 $5 {is worth looking at} 11. Bxc4 O-O $11) 11. cxb5 $14 c4 12. Bxc4 Nxc4 13. Qxc4 {Opposite coloured bishops appeared} O-O 14. Nf3 a6 15. O-O Qb6+ 16. Kh1 axb5 17. Qd3 Ra4 {Black threatens to win material: Ra4xe4. Praise the rook!} 18. Be3 Qa6 19. Nd4 {[%cal Yf4f5] White plans f5. Attacks the isolani on b5. White threatens to win material: Nd4xb5} Bd7 20. f5 {White gets more space.} Rxa2 21. Rxa2 Qxa2 22. Bg5 Qc4 {Black threatens to win material: Qc4xd3} (22... Qa3 $142 $11) 23. Qf3 $4 {a transit from better to worse} (23. Qxc4 $142 {would keep White alive} bxc4 24. Bxf6 exf6 25. Kg1 gxf5 26. exf5 $14) 23... Nxe4 $17 24. Bh6 g5 $4 {makes life more difficult} (24... Qxd5 $142 25. fxg6 hxg6 26. Bxf8 Kxf8 $17) 25. Re1 $18 Nxc3 (25... Qxc3 {what else?} 26. Qxe4 Ra8 27. Bxg5 Ra1 $18) 26. Qe3 (26. Bxf8 $6 {is not possible} Kxf8 (26... Qxd4 $143 27. Bxe7 g4 28. Qg3 $16) 27. Ne6+ Kg8 $11 (27... fxe6 $143 28. fxe6+ Qf4 29. exd7 Qxf3 30. d8=Q+ Kg7 31. gxf3 Nxd5 32. Qa8 Nf6 33. Rxe7+ Kg6 34. Qf8 Kf5 35. Qc8+ Kg6 36. Qc2+ Kh6 37. Qf5 b4 38. Qxf6+ Kh5 39. Rxh7#)) 26... Ne4 27. Qxe4 (27. Bxf8 { seems even better} Qd3 28. Bxe7 Qxe3 29. Rxe3 Nf2+ 30. Kg1 Nd1 $18) 27... Ra8 ( 27... Re8 {does not solve anything} 28. Bxg5 f6 29. Bh6 $18) 28. Qxe7 (28. Qe3 $142 {makes sure everything is clear} Kh8 29. Bxg5 $18) 28... Qxd4 29. Qxd7 ( 29. Qxd7 Qe3 30. Rg1 $18 (30. Rxe3 $4 Ra1+ 31. Re1 Rxe1#)) 1-0 [Event "2015 San Antonio City Championship"] [Site "?"] [Date "????.??.??"] [Round "?"] [White "Munoz, Claudia "] [Black "Stanley, Gregg "] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A42"] 1. d4 g6 2. c4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. e4 Nc6 5. Be3 e5 6. Nge2 exd4 7. Nxd4 Nge7 8. Be2 f5 9. Nxc6 bxc6 10. Bd4 O-O 11. Bxg7 Kxg7 12. Qd4+ Kg8 13. c5 fxe4 14. cxd6 cxd6 15. Nxe4 Nf5 16. Qc3 d5 17. O-O Rb8 18. Nc5 Nh4 19. Qe5 Bf5 20. Bd3 Re8 21. Qg3 Rxb2 22. Rfe1 Bxd3 23. Rxe8+ Qxe8 24. Nxd3 Nf5 25. Qc7 Qb8 26. Qxc6 Rb1+ 27. Rxb1 Qxb1+ 28. Nc1 Qe4 29. Qc3 d4 30. Qc4+ Kg7 31. Nd3 Nh4 32. Qc7+ Kh6 33. Qf4+ Qxf4 34. Nxf4 g5 35. Nd3 Kg6 36. f3 Nf5 37. Kf2 Kf6 38. Ke2 Ke6 39. g4 Ne7 40. Nb4 Ke5 41. Kd3 a5 42. Nc2 Nc6 43. a3 Kd5 44. Ne1 Ne5+ 45. Kc2 Kc4 46. h3 a4 47. Kd2 Kb3 48. Nc2 Nxf3+ 49. Kd3 Ne5+ 50. Kxd4 Nf3+ 51. Kd3 Ng1 52. Nd4+ Kxa3 53. Kc3 Nxh3 54. Ne6 h6 55. Nd4 Nf2 56. Nc2+ Ka2 57. Ne3 Kb1 58. Kb4 Kc1 59. Kxa4 Kd2 60. Nc4+ Ke2 61. Ne5 Ke3 62. Kb3 Kf4 63. Nf7 Nxg4 64. Kc3 h5 65. Kd2 Ne5 66. Nd8 Kf3 67. Ne6 g4 68. Nd4+ Kf2 69. Nf5 Nf3+ 70. Kd3 h4 71. Ke4 g3 72. Ne3 g2 73. Ng4+ Kg3 0-1 [Event "2015 San Antonio City Championship"] [Site "?"] [Date "????.??.??"] [Round "?"] [White "Huddleston, Doug"] [Black "James, Jesse"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B41"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. c4 Nf6 6. Bd3 Nc6 7. Nxc6 dxc6 8. O-O e5 9. Nc3 Bc5 10. Bg5 Qe7 11. Kh1 h6 12. Bh4 g5 13. Bg3 h5 14. f3 h4 15. Bf2 Nh5 16. h3 Be6 17. Ne2 O-O-O 18. Qc2 Bxf2 19. Rxf2 Qc5 20. Rff1 Qe3 21. Rad1 Rxd3 22. Rxd3 Qxe2 23. Qxe2 Ng3+ 24. Kh2 Nxe2 25. b3 Kc7 26. Rfd1 c5 27. R1d2 Nd4 28. Kg1 b5 29. cxb5 axb5 30. Kf2 Ra8 31. Rc3 Kb6 32. Ke3 b4 33. Rc1 Kb5 34. Rg1 Ra3 35. g3 c4 36. gxh4 cxb3 37. axb3 Rxb3+ 0-1