Texas Chess Association

Texas Knights Games Jan-Feb 2017

 
[Event "Austin Club Championship"] [Date "2017.01.06"] [Round "1"] [White "Rohith Kaliyur"] [Black "Miguel Medina Paz"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "2037"] [BlackElo "2443"] [ECO "A46"] 1.d4 e6 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.e3 b6 4.b3 Bb7 5.Bb2 c5 6.Bd3 Be7 7.O-O O-O 8.Nbd2 cxd4 9.Nxd4 a6 10.c4 d6 11.Qe2 Nbd7 12.Rac1 Qc7 13.Rfd1 Rfe8 14.Bb1 Rac8 15.N4f3 Qb8 16.Nf1 Qa8 { The subtle positional maneuvering of the hedgehog makes it a good choice when playing for a win against a lower rated opponent, but here White rises to the challenge! } 17.Ng3 Bc6 18.Ne1 b5 19.Bd3 b4 20.Nh5 Nxh5 21.Qxh5 g6 22.Qh6 Bf8 23.Qh4 Nc5 24.Bf1 e5 25.Nd3 Nxd3 26.Rxd3 a5 27.a4 Qa7 28.Rcd1 Qe7 29.Qxe7 Bxe7 30.R3d2 Bf8 31.Be2 f5 32.Bf3 e4 33.Be2 Kf7 34.Bd4 Rb8 35.Ba7 Rb7 36.Bd4 h5 37.Bb2 Ke6 38.Bd4 Rd8 39.Bb2 Bg7 40.Bxg7 Rxg7 41.Kf1 Rgd7 42.Rd4 { Black fights on for 25 more moves, but it's already clear the game will be drawn. } 42...Ke5 43.Ke1 Ke6 44.R1d2 Ke7 45.Rd1 d5 46.R1d2 dxc4 47.Rxd7+ Rxd7 48.Rxd7+ Kxd7 49.Bxc4 h4 50.Kd2 Kd6 51.Ke2 g5 52.Kd2 Ke5 53.Ke2 Be8 54.Kd2 Bh5 55.Ke1 f4 56.Kd2 Bg4 57.Ke1 Bc8 58.Kd2 Bd7 59.Ke1 Kd6 60.Kd2 Kc5 61.Bf7 Bc8 62.Ke1 Ba6 63.Bg8 Kd6 64.Bf7 Ke5 65.Bg8 Bd3 66.Bf7 Ba6 67.Bg8 Bc8 68.Bc4 1/2-1/2 [Event "Austin Club Championship"] [Date "2017.01.07"] [Round "3"] [White "Daniel Rodriguez"] [Black "Craig LaSalle"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "2390"] [BlackElo "2126"] [ECO "C53"] 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 Nf6 5.d3 O-O 6.O-O d6 7.b4 Bb6 8.Nbd2 Ne7 9.Bb3 c6 10.Re1 Ng6 11.d4 Re8 12.h3 h6 13.dxe5 dxe5 14.Nc4 Qxd1 15.Bxd1 Bc7 16.Bc2 Be6 17.Na5 Rab8 18.Be3 Bb6 19.Nd2 Bxe3 20.Rxe3 Red8 21.Nf3 Rd7 22.Bb3 Re8 23.Bxe6 Rxe6 24.g3 b6 25.Nc4 Ne8 26.a4 Nc7 27.h4 f6 28.h5 Ne7 29.Kf1 b5 30.Na5 Na8 $2 { Seeking a brighter future on b6 or c4, but the simple 30...Red6 is better, doubling on the file and threatening 31...Rd3. } 31.Nb3 Red6 32.Nc5 Rc7 33.axb5 cxb5 34.Ra5 Rb6 $2 { Saving the pawn, but now the rook is very passive and White takes over the d-file. } ( { A more active defense is } 34...Nb6 35.Rxb5 Nc4 36.Rb8+ Kf7 37.Re1 a5 ) 35.Rd3 Nc6 36.Ra1 Rc8 37.Nh4 Rbb8 38.Rd6 Nb6 39.Nf5 Kh7 40.Nd7 Rb7 41.Nxb6 axb6 42.Rad1 { This allows Black to trade knights, something White should avoid, since his is much better. 42. Rd3 looks best. } 42...Ne7 43.Nxe7 Rxe7 44.Rxb6 Rxc3 45.Rd8 g6 46.Rdd6 gxh5 47.Rxf6 Rc4 48.Rxb5 h4 49.Rbb6 hxg3 50.Rxh6+ Kg7 51.Rhg6+ Kf7 52.Rxg3 Rxe4 53.Rf3+ Kg7 54.Rg3+ Kf7 55.Rb3 Rc7 56.Rd6 Rc1+ 57.Kg2 Rg4+ 58.Kf3 Rf4+ 59.Kg2 Rg4+ 60.Kh2 Rcc4 61.b5 Rh4+ 62.Kg2 Rhg4+ 63.Rg3 Rxg3+ 64.Kxg3 Rb4 65.b6 Ke7 66.Rh6 Kd7 67.Kf3 Kc8 68.Re6 Kd7 69.Rxe5 Rxb6 70.Kg4 Rf6 $2 { Tragic. After 35 moves of gritty defense, Black had reached a theoretically drawn rook and pawn ending, but now he slips. } ( 70...Rg6+ 71.Kf5 Rg8 72.f4 Rf8+ 73.Kg4 Kd6 $10 ) 71.f4 Ra6 72.Kg5 Rb6 73.f5 Rc6 74.f6 Rc1 75.Kg6 Rg1+ 76.Kh7 Rf1 77.Kg7 Rg1+ 78.Kf8 Rf1 79.f7 Rf4 80.Re7+ Kd8 81.Re8+ Kd7 82.Kg7 Rg4+ 83.Kh6 1-0 [Event "Austin Club Championship"] [Date "2017.01.08"] [Round "4"] [White "Daniel Rodriguez"] [Black "Mark Dejmek"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "2390"] [BlackElo "2212"] [ECO "B22"] 1.e4 c5 2.c3 d5 3.exd5 Qxd5 4.d4 Nc6 5.Nf3 Bf5 6.Be3 Nf6 7.Na3 cxd4 8.Bc4 Qa5 9.Nxd4 O-O-O 10.O-O Nxd4 11.cxd4 e6 12.Rc1 ( 12.Bf4 $1 Bd6 13.Qc1 Kb8 14.Bxd6+ Rxd6 15.Qf4 Rd8 16.Qe5 Qb6 17.Nb5 $18 ) 12...Bxa3 13.bxa3 ( 13.Bxe6+ Kb8 14.Bxf5 Qxf5 15.bxa3 $14 ) 13...Kb8 14.Qb3 Be4 15.Rfd1 Rc8 16.Bf4+ Ka8 17.Be5 Rhd8 18.Qb4 Qxb4 19.axb4 Nd7 20.f3 Nxe5 { Heading toward a draw, but Black had a surprising resource that could have prolonged the game. } ( 20...Bc2 $3 21.Rxc2 Nxe5 22.Rdc1 Nc6 $15 ) 21.dxe5 Bg6 22.Bb3 Rxc1 23.Rxc1 Kb8 24.Rd1 Rxd1+ 25.Bxd1 Kc7 26.Ba4 f6 1/2-1/2 [Event "Austin Club Championship"] [Date "2017.01.08"] [Round "4"] [White "Miguel Medina Paz"] [Black "Jose Gatica"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "2443"] [BlackElo "2095"] [ECO "A48"] 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.c3 b6 4.Bf4 Bg7 5.e3 d6 6.Be2 Bb7 7.h3 Nbd7 8.Nbd2 O-O 9.O-O e6 10.Bh2 Qe7 11.a4 e5 12.a5 e4 13.Ne1 Ne8 14.Qb3 c6 15.a6 Bc8 16.Qc4 Nb8 17.d5 f5 18.dxc6+ Be6 19.Qa4 Nc7 20.Nc2 Bc8 21.Nb4 g5 22.Rfe1 Be5 23.Bxe5 dxe5 24.Bb5 h5 25.c4 Be6 26.Rad1 g4 27.hxg4 hxg4 28.Nf1 Kg7 29.Nd5 Bxd5 30.cxd5 Qh4 31.Ng3 Nxb5 32.Qxb5 f4 33.exf4 exf4 34.Rxe4 fxg3 35.fxg3 Qxg3 36.Qe2 Rf4 37.Rdd4 Nxc6 38.Rxf4 Nxd4 39.Qe5+ Kg8 40.Qg5+ Kh8 41.Qh5+ Kg8 42.Rxg4+ 1-0 [Event "Austin Club Championship"] [Date "2017.01.08"] [Round "4"] [White "Dylan James"] [Black "Rohith Kaliyur"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "2177"] [BlackElo "2030"] [ECO "B21"] { Two of Austin's most promising young players faced off in round 4. } 1.e4 c5 2.d4 cxd4 3.c3 dxc3 4.Nxc3 Nc6 5.Nf3 e6 6.Bc4 Qc7 7.O-O Nf6 8.Nb5 Qb8 9.e5 a6 10.exf6 axb5 11.Bxb5 gxf6 12.Re1 Be7 13.Bh6 Rg8 14.Qc2 f5 15.Rad1 { A second pawn sacrifice! White has excellent piece activity, but Black's position is solid and it won't be easy for White to break through. } 15...Rxa2 16.Nd4 Ra5 17.b4 $2 { Too optimistic. } 17...Bxb4 18.Qxf5 Rg6 { Almost every white piece is hanging. } 19.Nxe6 dxe6 20.Bg5 Kf8 21.Bf6 Rxb5 22.Qxb5 Rxf6 23.Re3 Qf4 24.Rf3 Qg4 25.h3 Qg6 26.Rd8+ Ke7 27.Rfd3 Rf5 28.Qb6 Ba5 29.Qb2 Nxd8 30.Qa3+ Ke8 31.Rg3 Rg5 0-1 [Event "Austin Club Championship"] [Date "2017.01.08"] [Round "5"] [White "John Durston"] [Black "Benjamin Romo"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "1950"] [BlackElo "1884"] [ECO "B34"] 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 g6 5.Nc3 Bg7 6.Be3 Nf6 7.f3 O-O 8.Bc4 a6 9.Qd2 b5 10.Bb3 Bb7 11.O-O-O Rc8 12.h4 h5 13.g4 Ne5 14.Bh6 hxg4 $4 15.h5 $18 Nc4 16.Bxc4 bxc4 17.hxg6 fxg6 18.Qg5 Rf7 19.Qxg6 Qf8 20.Nf5 Ne8 21.Rxd7 Bc6 22.Bxg7 Bxd7 23.Nh6# 1-0 [Event "Austin Club Championship"] [Date "2017.01.08"] [Round "5"] [White "Jose Gatica"] [Black "Khoa Minh Nguyen"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "2095"] [BlackElo "2023"] [ECO "A14"] 1.Nf3 d5 2.c4 e6 3.g3 Nf6 4.Bg2 Be7 5.O-O O-O 6.b3 c5 7.cxd5 exd5 8.d4 Nc6 9.dxc5 Bxc5 10.Bb2 Be6 11.Nc3 Qe7 12.Na4 Bd6 13.Nd4 Rad8 14.Rc1 Nxd4 15.Qxd4 b5 $2 { Better is 15...b6, keeping the knight out of c5. } 16.Nc5 Bxc5 17.Rxc5 $16 { White has a big positional edge: the bishop pair, control of the c-file, and pressure on Black's weak d5 pawn. } 17...a6 18.Rfc1 Rc8 19.e3 Qb7 20.Qe5 Rxc5 21.Rxc5 Rc8 22.Qc3 Rxc5 23.Qxc5 Ne8 $2 24.Ba3 h6 ( { At first glance, it looks impossible to save the piece, but Black had a surprising defense. } 24...b4 $1 25.Bxb4 h6 { and now the b4 bishop will be hanging if White checks on f8 and captures the e8 knight. } ) 25.Qf8+ Kh7 26.Qxe8 Qc7 27.h4 Qa5 28.Qe7 Qe1+ 29.Kh2 Qxf2 30.Bc5 Qxa2 { With two pawns for the piece, but it's not nearly enough. } 31.Bd4 Qe2 32.Qf8 Qg4 { 33. Bf1! then Bd3 } 33.Qa8 Qd1 34.Bxd5 Qe2+ 35.Bg2 Bxb3 36.Qe4+ Kg8 37.Qf3 Qxf3 38.Bxf3 a5 39.Bb6 a4 40.Bc5 Bc4 41.Bc6 f5 42.g4 g6 43.Kg3 fxg4 44.Kxg4 Be2+ 45.Kf4 g5+ 46.hxg5 hxg5+ 47.Kxg5 Kf7 48.Kf5 Bf1 49.Ke5 Be2 50.Kd4 Ke6 51.e4 Bf1 52.Bd5+ Kd7 53.Kc3 Be2 54.Kb4 Bd3 55.e5 Bf5 56.Kxb5 Be6 57.Bc6+ Kc7 58.Bd6+ Kd8 59.Kxa4 Bc8 60.Kb4 Be6 61.Kc5 Bf5 62.Kd4 Bh3 63.Ke3 Kc8 64.Kf4 Kd8 65.Kg5 Kc8 66.Kf6 Kd8 67.e6 Bxe6 68.Kxe6 Kc8 69.Bb5 Kd8 70.Bc5 Kc7 71.Ke7 Kc8 72.Kd6 Kd8 73.Bb6+ Kc8 74.Kc6 Kb8 75.Ba6 Ka8 76.Bg1 Kb8 77.Kb6 1-0 [Event "Austin Club Championship"] [Date "2017.01.08"] [Round "5"] [White "James Rohrbaugh"] [Black "Daniel Rodriguez"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "2216"] [BlackElo "2390"] 1.c4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.Nf3 g6 4.e3 d6 5.d4 Bg4 6.d5 Ne5 7.Be2 Nxf3+ 8.Bxf3 Bxf3 9.Qxf3 Bg7 10.Bd2 Nf6 11.O-O O-O 12.Qh3 a6 13.e4 b5 14.cxb5 $2 { Accelerating Black's queenside play. 14. Qd3 was better. } 14...axb5 15.f3 b4 16.Nd1 Ra7 17.a3 Qa8 18.Bc1 bxa3 19.Rxa3 Rxa3 20.bxa3 Qa4 21.Bh6 Qxa3 22.Ne3 Rb8 23.Nc4 Qd3 24.Rc1 Bxh6 { 24...Nxe4! was even stronger. } ( 24...Nxe4 $1 25.fxe4 Qxh3 26.gxh3 Bxh6 ) 25.Qxh6 Rb1 26.Kf2 Qd4+ 27.Ke2 Rxc1 28.Qxc1 Nd7 29.h3 h5 30.Qc2 Ne5 31.Nxe5 Qxe5 32.Qa2 Kg7 33.Qc2 h4 34.Qa2 f5 35.Qc2 Kf6 36.Kf1 fxe4 37.fxe4 Qf4+ 38.Ke2 Ke5 39.Qc3+ Kxe4 40.Qd3+ Ke5 41.Qxg6 Qe4+ 0-1 [Event "Austin Club Championship"] [Date "2017.01.08"] [Round "5"] [White "Michael Langer"] [Black "Alexander Balkum"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "2288"] [BlackElo "2169"] [ECO "B56"] { In the final round, board 1 featured two of Austin's top players, FM Michael Langer and NM Alex Balkum. Both fought hard in an exciting, well-played game. } 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 d6 6.f3 e5 7.Nb3 Be6 8.Bg5 Be7 9.Qd3 O-O 10.O-O-O Qb6 11.Be3 Nb4 12.Qd2 Qc6 13.a3 Na2+ 14.Nxa2 Bxb3 15.Nc3 Be6 16.g4 Rfc8 17.g5 Nd7 18.Bb5 Qc7 19.Bxd7 Qxd7 { Now it's a race to see whose attack will be faster. } 20.h4 b5 ( 20...Rxc3 21.Qxc3 Rc8 22.Qd2 Bb3 23.c3 $10 ) 21.h5 a5 22.g6 ( 22.Nd5 b4 23.Nxe7+ Qxe7 24.Qxd6 Qxd6 25.Rxd6 bxa3 26.bxa3 Rc3 27.Rhd1 h6 28.R1d3 Rxd3 29.cxd3 hxg5 30.Bxg5 $14 ) 22...b4 23.Nd5 bxa3 24.bxa3 Bxd5 25.Qxd5 Qa4 { Playing up 100 points with prize money on the line, many players would opt for the safer 25...Qe6, but Alex continues attacking. } 26.Qxf7+ Kh8 27.Qa2 d5 { The computer gives 27...h6! with advantage to Black. } 28.Rd3 dxe4 29.h6 Rxc2+ 30.Qxc2 Qxc2+ 31.Kxc2 exd3+ 32.Kxd3 Bxa3 33.hxg7+ Kxg7 34.gxh7 Rh8 35.Ke4 1/2-1/2 [Event "Denker Championship 2016"] [Site "?"] [Date "2016.08.01"] [Round "5"] [White "Liu, Bovey"] [Black "Williams, Justus"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B43"] [WhiteElo "2280"] [BlackElo "2400"] [Annotator "Liu, Bovey"] [PlyCount "55"] [EventDate "2016.??.??"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 a6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. g3 {This is an interesting side-line that can take just as many wild turns as the main variations against 2... e6.} b5 7. Bf4 Qb6 {This move was a novelty in my repertoire because all my opponents have played 7... d6. I spent a good amount of time here and considered many candidate moves, but I decided Nb3 led to a solid line that avoided any Bc5 complications.} (7... d6 {Most players play d6 to parry the bishop's attack, but this leads to an unpleasant position for Black. The weakened black king, white's superior queenside pawns, and the active white pieces at the end of the variation dismisses 7... d6 as the best response.} 8. Bxb5+ axb5 9. Ndxb5 Qc6 10. Bxd6) 8. Nb3 Bb7 9. Bg2 b4 10. Ne2 Nf6 11. Qd3 {My intention was to castle as soon as possible and develop quickly so I could play against the center.} Nc6 12. O-O a5 13. Rad1 Ba6 14. Qd2 Rd8 {My opponent makes a necessary move to protect d7 and avoid any threats associated with the e5 pawn advance.} 15. Be3 {Here, I decided to bring my b3 knight into the center without wasting moves. The knight on d3 would do significantly more work than the knight on b3.} Qc7 16. Nc5 Bb5 17. Nd3 d5 $6 {Although this move strives for center control, one must always remember to castle the king or put it in a safe position before opening the center! This move helped give me chances to take advantage and build on it.} ( 17... Be7 {This move would be much more positionally favorable because it allows the black king to quickly castle.} 18. Nd4 Nxd4 19. Bxd4) 18. exd5 Nxd5 19. Nd4 Nxd4 20. Bxd4 Nf6 $2 {This was a blunder because of Qg5. Instead, my opponent should have played the more active Qc4. Now, I can work against his uncastled king which costed him the game.} (20... Qc4 21. Ne5 Qc7 22. Rfe1) 21. Qg5 Ba6 $2 (21... Nd5 {Although this is already an uncomfortable position for black, Nd5 would have been a better response.} 22. Rfe1) 22. Bxf6 gxf6 23. Qxf6 Rg8 24. Ne5 $2 {I missed 24. Bc6, a spectacular move that would have ended the game in a more fashionable manner, but nevertheless, it is still completely hopeless for black.} (24. Bc6+ Qxc6 25. Ne5 Qc7 26. Rxd8+ Qxd8 27. Qxf7#) 24... Bd6 25. Nxf7 Be7 26. Rxd8+ Qxd8 27. Qxe6 Rg6 28. Nxd8 {One of the main, reoccuring themes in chess that can be seen in this game is that king safety is a critical factor to think about before exploring active moves that open the position. Although castling and king safety is something we learn as beginners, it should still be applied to every game.} 1-0 [Event "Dallas UT Fall op"] [Site "Dallas"] [Date "2016.11.19"] [Round "3"] [White "Nguyen, Emily"] [Black "Brown, Michael William"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D36"] [WhiteElo "2121"] [BlackElo "2438"] [PlyCount "106"] [EventDate "2016.11.18"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "9"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "Mega2017 Update 06"] [Source "Chessbase"] [SourceDate "2016.12.01"] [SourceVersion "1"] [SourceVersionDate "2016.12.01"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Bg5 c6 6. Qc2 Be7 7. e3 Nbd7 8. Bd3 Nh5 9. Bxe7 Qxe7 10. Nge2 Nb6 11. O-O g6 12. Na4 Nxa4 13. Qxa4 O-O 14. b4 a6 15. Qb3 f5 16. Rfe1 g5 17. Ng3 Nxg3 18. hxg3 Qf6 19. Qc2 Bd7 20. a4 Rae8 21. Qd2 Kh8 22. f4 gxf4 23. gxf4 Rg8 24. Be2 Rg3 25. Bf3 Reg8 26. Qf2 Be8 27. Kf1 Qh4 28. Ke2 Bh5 29. Rg1 Qh2 30. Bxh5 Rxg2 31. Rxg2 Rxg2 32. Qxg2 Qxg2+ 33. Kd3 Kg7 34. Be2 Kf6 35. Rc1 h5 36. b5 axb5 37. axb5 h4 38. bxc6 bxc6 39. Bf1 Qg1 40. Rxc6+ Ke7 41. Ke2 h3 42. Bxh3 Qh2+ 43. Kd3 Qxh3 44. Rc1 Qg2 45. Re1 Qb2 46. Re2 Qb3+ 47. Kd2 Kd6 48. Ke1 Kc6 49. Kf2 Kb5 50. Kf3 Kc4 51. Kf2 Kd3 52. Re1 Qc2+ 53. Kf3 Qd2 0-1 [Event "Dallas UT Fall op"] [Site "Dallas"] [Date "2016.11.20"] [Round "4"] [White "Velikanov, Alexander"] [Black "Nguyen, Emily"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D78"] [WhiteElo "2355"] [BlackElo "2121"] [PlyCount "87"] [EventDate "2016.11.18"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "9"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "Mega2017 Update 06"] [Source "Chessbase"] [SourceDate "2016.12.01"] [SourceVersion "1"] [SourceVersionDate "2016.12.01"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. d4 Nf6 5. c4 c6 6. O-O O-O 7. b3 Bf5 8. Nbd2 Ne4 9. Bb2 Nd7 10. Nh4 Nxd2 11. Qxd2 Be6 12. e4 dxe4 13. Bxe4 Bh3 14. Rfe1 Nf6 15. Bh1 Qc7 16. Nf3 Rad8 17. Qe2 Rfe8 18. Ne5 Nd7 19. Nd3 Bf5 20. Rad1 Nf8 21. Qe3 Qa5 22. Nc5 Bc8 23. Bc3 Qb6 24. Qd2 Qc7 25. Qb2 e5 26. dxe5 Rxd1 27. Rxd1 Bxe5 28. Ne4 Bxc3 29. Qxc3 Qe5 30. Nf6+ Kh8 31. Qf3 Re6 32. Ng4 Qg7 33. Rd8 Re1+ 34. Kg2 Bxg4 35. Qxg4 f5 36. Qf4 Qe7 37. Rb8 Kg8 38. Qf3 Kf7 39. h4 Ne6 40. Rh8 Nf8 41. h5 Kg7 42. Rxf8 Kxf8 43. hxg6 hxg6 44. g4 0-1 [Event "Dallas UT Fall op"] [Site "Dallas"] [Date "2016.11.20"] [Round "5"] [White "Nguyen, Emily"] [Black "Belous, Vladimir"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A57"] [WhiteElo "2121"] [BlackElo "2583"] [PlyCount "78"] [EventDate "2016.11.18"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "9"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "Mega2017 Update 06"] [Source "Chessbase"] [SourceDate "2016.12.01"] [SourceVersion "1"] [SourceVersionDate "2016.12.01"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. Qc2 bxc4 5. e4 d6 6. Bxc4 g6 7. Nc3 Bg7 8. Nge2 Nbd7 9. O-O Nb6 10. Bb5+ Bd7 11. Bxd7+ Qxd7 12. a4 Rb8 13. a5 Na8 14. Qa4 Nc7 15. f3 O-O 16. Qxd7 Nxd7 17. Ra2 Rb4 18. Bd2 Rfb8 19. Nd1 Rb3 20. Bc3 Ne5 21. Nc1 R3b7 22. f4 Ng4 23. Bxg7 Kxg7 24. Rf3 Rb4 25. Nc3 Rxb2 26. Rxb2 Rxb2 27. h3 Nf6 28. Rf2 Rb4 29. N1a2 Rb3 30. Rd2 Nb5 31. Rc2 Nd4 32. Rd2 Ne8 33. e5 Nc7 34. exd6 exd6 35. Ne4 Nxd5 36. Nxd6 Nxf4 37. Ne4 Ra3 38. Nxc5 Rxa5 39. Ne4 Nxh3+ 0-1 [Event "Dallas UT Fall op"] [Site "Dallas"] [Date "2016.11.21"] [Round "6"] [White "Liu, Bovey"] [Black "Nguyen, Emily"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B80"] [WhiteElo "2172"] [BlackElo "2121"] [PlyCount "69"] [EventDate "2016.11.18"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "9"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "Mega2017 Update 06"] [Source "Chessbase"] [SourceDate "2016.12.01"] [SourceVersion "1"] [SourceVersionDate "2016.12.01"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. g3 a6 7. Bg2 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. a4 Nc6 10. Be3 Qc7 11. f4 Na5 12. Kh1 Nc4 13. Bc1 Rb8 14. Qe2 Nd7 15. b3 Bf6 16. Rd1 Na5 17. Bb2 Nc6 18. Nxc6 bxc6 19. Qd2 d5 20. Ba3 Re8 21. Rab1 Bb7 22. Ne2 Rbd8 23. Bb4 c5 24. Ba5 Nb6 25. e5 Be7 26. h4 d4 27. Ng1 Rb8 28. Kh2 f6 29. Bxb7 Qxb7 30. Bxb6 Qxb6 31. Nf3 Rf8 32. Qe2 Qc6 33. Re1 Rbe8 34. Rbd1 Bd8 35. Qe4 1/2-1/2 [Event "Dallas UT Fall op"] [Site "Dallas"] [Date "2016.11.22"] [Round "7"] [White "Nguyen, Emily"] [Black "Rozman, Levy"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A40"] [WhiteElo "2121"] [BlackElo "2394"] [PlyCount "138"] [EventDate "2016.11.18"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "9"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "Mega2017 Update 06"] [Source "Chessbase"] [SourceDate "2016.12.01"] [SourceVersion "1"] [SourceVersionDate "2016.12.01"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. d4 e6 2. c4 b6 3. Nf3 Bb7 4. g3 f5 5. Bg2 Nf6 6. O-O Be7 7. Nc3 Ne4 8. d5 Nxc3 9. bxc3 O-O 10. Qb3 Na6 11. Rd1 Nc5 12. Qc2 Qe8 13. Nd4 c6 14. dxc6 dxc6 15. Nb3 e5 16. Ba3 Ne4 17. Bxe7 Qxe7 18. Bxe4 fxe4 19. c5 Qf7 20. Rf1 Qc4 21. Nd2 Qxe2 22. Rae1 Qh5 23. Rxe4 Qf5 24. Nb3 Ba6 25. c4 b5 26. Na5 Rf6 27. Qe2 bxc4 28. Nxc4 Qe6 29. Rd1 Raf8 30. Rd6 Qf5 31. Rxf6 gxf6 32. Qg4+ Qxg4 33. Rxg4+ Kf7 34. Nd6+ Ke6 35. Ra4 Bd3 36. Rxa7 Kd5 37. Ra3 e4 38. Nf5 Rb8 39. Ne3+ Kxc5 40. Rc3+ Kd6 41. a4 Rb1+ 42. Kg2 Ra1 43. Rb3 Rxa4 44. Rb7 h5 45. Rf7 Ke6 46. Rc7 Bb5 47. Rh7 Be2 48. Rc7 Ra6 49. Nc2 Bf3+ 50. Kf1 h4 51. gxh4 f5 52. Ke1 f4 53. Kd2 Rb6 54. Rc8 Bg4 55. Re8+ Kd5 56. Rf8 Ke5 57. Re8+ Be6 58. h5 Rb7 59. Rh8 Rd7+ 60. Kc3 Rd3+ 61. Kb2 Rf3 62. h6 Rxf2 63. h4 Rh2 64. h7 Rxh4 65. Nb4 Bd7 66. Kc3 f3 67. Kd2 Rh2+ 68. Ke1 f2+ 69. Ke2 Bg4+ 0-1 [Event "Dallas UT Fall op"] [Site "Dallas"] [Date "2016.11.22"] [Round "8"] [White "Baasansuren, Erdene"] [Black "Nguyen, Emily"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D11"] [WhiteElo "2124"] [BlackElo "2121"] [PlyCount "120"] [EventDate "2016.11.18"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "9"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "Mega2017 Update 06"] [Source "Chessbase"] [SourceDate "2016.12.01"] [SourceVersion "1"] [SourceVersionDate "2016.12.01"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Qc2 dxc4 5. Qxc4 Bf5 6. g3 e6 7. Bg2 Nbd7 8. O-O Be7 9. Nc3 O-O 10. Re1 Ne4 11. Qb3 Qb6 12. Nh4 Qxb3 13. axb3 Bb4 14. Nxf5 exf5 15. Bxe4 fxe4 16. Bd2 Bxc3 17. bxc3 Nf6 18. Ra5 Rfd8 19. Rea1 a6 20. h3 h6 21. g4 Rd5 22. Be3 Rxa5 23. Rxa5 Nd5 24. Bd2 Re8 25. e3 f6 26. Kg2 Kf7 27. f3 exf3+ 28. Kxf3 Ke6 29. e4 Ne7 30. c4 Ng6 31. Be1 Kd7 32. Bg3 Nf8 33. h4 Ne6 34. Ke3 Nd8 35. e5 Nf7 36. Ke4 fxe5 37. Bxe5 Nd6+ 38. Kd3 Re7 39. Ra1 Rf7 40. Ke3 g6 41. Rg1 Re7 42. Rf1 Nf7 43. Ke4 Nd6+ 44. Ke3 Nf7 45. Ke4 Nd6+ 46. Kd3 Rf7 47. Rf6 Rxf6 48. Bxf6 Ke6 49. Be5 Nf7 50. Bf4 g5 51. hxg5 hxg5 52. Be3 Nh6 53. Bxg5 Nxg4 54. Ke4 Nf2+ 55. Ke3 Kf5 56. Bd8 Ne4 57. Bc7 Nf6 58. Bd8 Nd7 59. Bc7 Nf6 60. Bd8 Nd7 1/2-1/2 [Event "Dallas UT Fall op"] [Site "Dallas"] [Date "2016.11.23"] [Round "9"] [White "Nguyen, Emily"] [Black "Moon, Benjamin"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D34"] [WhiteElo "2121"] [BlackElo "2237"] [PlyCount "64"] [EventDate "2016.11.18"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "9"] [EventCountry "USA"] [SourceTitle "Mega2017 Update 06"] [Source "Chessbase"] [SourceDate "2016.12.01"] [SourceVersion "1"] [SourceVersionDate "2016.12.01"] [SourceQuality "1"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 c5 4. cxd5 exd5 5. Nf3 Nc6 6. g3 Nf6 7. Bg2 Be7 8. O-O O-O 9. Bg5 c4 10. Ne5 Be6 11. Nxc6 bxc6 12. b3 h6 13. Be3 Qa5 14. Na4 Rac8 15. Qc2 Rfd8 16. Rfd1 Nd7 17. bxc4 dxc4 18. Bd2 Qa6 19. Bc3 Ba3 20. Bb2 Bxb2 21. Nxb2 Nb6 22. a4 Qa5 23. e3 c5 24. Bd5 Nxd5 25. Nxc4 Qc3 26. Rac1 Qxc2 27. Rxc2 Nb6 28. Ra1 Nxc4 29. Rxc4 Rd6 30. Rac1 Rdc6 31. Kg2 Kf8 32. Kf3 Ke7 1/2-1/2