Texas Chess Association

Texas Knights Games Sep-Oct 2015

 
[Event "Southwest Open 2015"] [Site "?"] [Date "2015.09.05"] [Round "1.2"] [White "Gorovets, Andrey"] [Black "Kao, Camille Y"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "2613"] [BlackElo "2000"] [ECO "A20"] [LiveChessVersion "1.4.6"] 1. c4 {[%clk 1:30:57]} 1... e5 {[%clk 1:30:52]} 2. g3 {[%clk 1:31:10]} 2... Bc5 {[%clk 1:31:03]} 3. Bg2 {[%clk 1:31:20]} 3... d6 {[%clk 1:31:13]} 4. Nc3 {[%clk 1:31:29]} 4... Nf6 {[%clk 1:31:28]} 5. e3 {[%clk 1:31:48]} 5... Nc6 {[%clk 1:31:43]} 6. Nge2 {[%clk 1:32:12]} 6... O-O {[%clk 1:31:26]} 7. O-O {[%clk 1:32:24]} 7... Bf5 {[%clk 1:28:18]} 8. d4 {[%clk 1:30:46]} 8... exd4 9. exd4 {[%clk 1:30:56]} 9... Bb6 {[%clk 1:27:58]} 10. h3 {[%clk 1:30:59]} 10... h6 {[%clk 1:25:29]} 11. g4 {[%clk 1:30:55]} 11... Bh7 {[%clk 1:25:36]} 12. Be3 {[%clk 1:31:03]} 12... a6 {[%clk 1:25:24]} 13. a3 {[%clk 1:24:34]} 13... Re8 {[%clk 1:25:03]} 14. b4 {[%clk 1:23:03]} 14... Ne4 {[%clk 1:23:52]} 15. Rc1 {[%clk 1:17:49]} 15... Ba7 {[%clk 1:20:47]} 16. Nxe4 {[%clk 1:13:28]} 16... Bxe4 {[%clk 1:21:08]} 17. Bxe4 {[%clk 1:13:40]} 17... Rxe4 {[%clk 1:21:29]} 18. Ng3 {[%clk 1:14:05]} 18... Re8 {[%clk 1:20:03]} 19. Qd3 {[%clk 1:13:28]} 19... d5 {[%clk 1:18:22]} 20. c5 {[%clk 1:13:07]} 20... Ne7 {[%clk 1:14:12]} 21. Nh5 {[%clk 1:04:25]} 21... Ng6 {[%clk 1:13:49]} 22. f4 {[%clk 1:03:39]} 22... Nf8 {[%clk 1:09:51]} 23. f5 {[%clk 1:02:43]} 23... Nh7 {[%clk 1:07:49]} 24. f6 {[%clk 1:00:41]} 24... g5 {[%clk 1:05:51]} 25. Ng7 {[%clk 0:53:08]} 25... Re4 {[%clk 1:03:17]} 26. Nf5 {[%clk 0:53:22]} 26... Qf8 {[%clk 1:02:26]} 27. Ne7+ {[%clk 0:53:18]} 27... Rxe7 {[%clk 1:00:40]} 28. fxe7 {[%clk 0:53:44]} 28... Qxe7 {[%clk 1:01:05]} 29. Rce1 {[%clk 0:53:49]} 29... Qd7 {[%clk 1:01:20]} 30. c6 {[%clk 0:51:46]} 30... Qxc6 {[%clk 1:00:57]} 31. Rxf7 {[%clk 0:51:11]} 31... Kxf7 {[%clk 0:59:20]} 32. Qxh7+ {[%clk 0:51:33]} 32... Kf6 {[%clk 0:59:41]} 33. Rf1+ {[%clk 0:51:44]} 33... Ke6 {[%clk 1:00:01]} 34. Qf7+ {[%clk 0:52:06]} 34... Kd6 {[%clk 1:00:13]} 35. Rf6# {[%clk 0:52:31]} 1-0 [Event "Southwest Open 2015"] [Site "?"] [Date "2015.09.05"] [Round "2.2"] [White "Langer, Michael"] [Black "Gorovets, Andrey"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "2291"] [BlackElo "2613"] [ECO "B01"] [LiveChessVersion "1.4.6"] 1. e4 {[%clk 1:30:57]} 1... d5 {[%clk 1:29:46]} 2. exd5 {[%clk 1:31:17]} 2... Qxd5 {[%clk 1:30:09]} 3. Nc3 {[%clk 1:31:21]} 3... Qa5 {[%clk 1:30:34]} 4. Nf3 {[%clk 1:26:22]} 4... Nf6 {[%clk 1:30:24]} 5. Bc4 {[%clk 1:26:00]} 5... Bf5 {[%clk 1:27:44]} 6. Qe2 {[%clk 1:17:06]} 6... e6 {[%clk 1:24:14]} 7. d3 {[%clk 1:15:24]} 7... Bg4 {[%clk 1:21:14]} 8. h3 {[%clk 1:12:06]} 8... Qh5 {[%clk 1:20:30]} 9. Nb5 {[%clk 1:08:51]} 9... Bd6 {[%clk 1:16:50]} 10. Rg1 {[%clk 0:56:05]} 10... Bxf3 {[%clk 1:16:37]} 11. gxf3 {[%clk 0:55:51]} 11... Nc6 {[%clk 1:08:14]} 12. Nxd6+ {[%clk 0:47:25]} 12... cxd6 {[%clk 1:08:41]} 13. Rxg7 {[%clk 0:47:45]} 13... Nd4 {[%clk 1:06:03]} 14. Qd1 {[%clk 0:40:50]} 14... Nxf3+ {[%clk 1:04:46]} 15. Ke2 {[%clk 0:41:10]} 15... Ne5+ {[%clk 0:53:28]} 16. Ke1 {[%clk 0:41:31]} 16... Nf3+ {[%clk 0:46:04]} 17. Ke2 {[%clk 0:41:52]} 17... d5 {[%clk 0:46:04]} 18. Bb3 {[%clk 0:37:46]} 18... Ne5+ {[%clk 0:45:57]} 19. Ke1 {[%clk 0:38:02]} 19... Ng6 {[%clk 0:42:12]} 20. Qd2 {[%clk 0:35:20]} 20... Kf8 {[%clk 0:38:14]} 21. Qh6 {[%clk 0:33:55]} 21... Qxh6 {[%clk 0:37:28]} 22. Bxh6 {[%clk 0:34:19]} 22... Ke7 {[%clk 0:37:55]} 23. f4 {[%clk 0:24:40]} 23... Ne8 {[%clk 0:35:24]} 24. f5 {[%clk 0:23:38]} 24... Kf6 {[%clk 0:32:58]} 25. fxg6 {[%clk 0:20:49]} 25... hxg6 {[%clk 0:33:18]} 26. Bd2 {[%clk 0:18:08]} 26... Kxg7 {[%clk 0:33:26]} 0-1 [Event "Southwest Open 2015"] [Site "?"] [Date "2015.09.05"] [Round "3.2"] [White "Gorovets, Andrey"] [Black "Popilski, Gil"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "2613"] [BlackElo "2521"] [ECO "A45"] [LiveChessVersion "1.4.6"] 1. d4 {[%clk 1:30:57]} 1... Nf6 {[%clk 1:30:55]} 2. Bf4 {[%clk 1:31:20]} 2... g6 {[%clk 1:30:39]} 3. e3 {[%clk 1:31:41]} 3... Bg7 {[%clk 1:31:05]} 4. Nf3 {[%clk 1:32:02]} 4... O-O {[%clk 1:31:30]} 5. Be2 {[%clk 1:28:37]} 5... d6 {[%clk 1:24:06]} 6. O-O {[%clk 1:27:54]} 6... c5 {[%clk 1:16:11]} 7. c3 {[%clk 1:27:02]} 7... Be6 {[%clk 1:14:57]} 8. Nbd2 {[%clk 1:16:51]} 8... Qb6 {[%clk 1:13:46]} 9. Ng5 {[%clk 1:15:08]} 9... Bd7 {[%clk 1:12:27]} 10. Qb3 {[%clk 1:02:18]} 10... Bc6 {[%clk 0:59:49]} 11. Nc4 {[%clk 0:58:45]} 11... Qa6 {[%clk 0:54:01]} 12. dxc5 {[%clk 0:48:40]} 12... d5 {[%clk 0:48:05]} 13. Rfe1 {[%clk 0:35:03]} 13... dxc4 {[%clk 0:44:34]} 14. Bxc4 {[%clk 0:34:41]} 14... Qa5 {[%clk 0:43:55]} 15. Nxf7 {[%clk 0:24:37]} 15... Nbd7 {[%clk 0:41:01]} 16. Nd8+ {[%clk 0:20:08]} 16... Kh8 {[%clk 0:41:26]} 17. Nf7+ {[%clk 0:18:04]} 17... Rxf7 {[%clk 0:38:15]} 18. Bxf7 {[%clk 0:18:32]} 18... Nxc5 {[%clk 0:30:16]} 19. Qc4 {[%clk 0:19:00]} 19... Qb6 {[%clk 0:27:31]} 20. Be5 {[%clk 0:16:10]} 20... Bb5 {[%clk 0:12:36]} 21. Qh4 {[%clk 0:15:51]} 21... g5 {[%clk 0:05:01]} 22. Qxg5 {[%clk 0:14:38]} 22... Rf8 {[%clk 0:03:33]} 23. Bd4 {[%clk 0:11:09]} 23... Rxf7 {[%clk 0:03:41]} 24. Bxc5 {[%clk 0:11:31]} 24... Qc7 {[%clk 0:01:43]} 25. Bd4 {[%clk 0:11:45]} 25... Bc6 {[%clk 0:01:45]} 26. f3 {[%clk 0:11:30]} 26... Nd5 {[%clk 0:00:47]} 27. Rad1 {[%clk 0:07:55]} 27... e5 {[%clk 0:00:36]} 28. Bc5 {[%clk 0:06:38]} 28... Bf6 {[%clk 0:00:36]} 29. Qh5 {[%clk 0:06:39]} 29... b6 {[%clk 0:00:41]} 30. Ba3 {[%clk 0:06:58]} 30... Kg8 {[%clk 0:00:35]} 31. c4 {[%clk 0:07:13]} 31... Ne7 {[%clk 0:00:49]} 32. Bd6 {[%clk 0:07:38]} 32... Qc8 {[%clk 0:00:43]} 33. Bxe5 {[%clk 0:07:51]} 33... Bxe5 {[%clk 0:00:36]} 34. Qxe5 {[%clk 0:08:19]} 34... Bxf3 {[%clk 0:00:34]} 35. gxf3 {[%clk 0:06:16]} 35... Rg7+ {[%clk 0:00:49]} 36. Kh1 {[%clk 0:06:00]} 36... Qh3 {[%clk 0:00:35]} 37. Rd6 1-0 [Event "Southwest Open 2015"] [Site "?"] [Date "2015.09.06"] [Round "4.1"] [White "Grover, Sahaj"] [Black "Gorovets, Andrey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "2549"] [BlackElo "2613"] [ECO "B01"] [LiveChessVersion "1.4.6"] 1. e4 {[%clk 1:20:57]} 1... d5 {[%clk 1:19:50]} 2. exd5 {[%clk 2:00:41]} 2... Qxd5 {[%clk 2:00:59]} 3. Nc3 {[%clk 2:01:03]} 3... Qa5 {[%clk 2:01:22]} 4. d4 {[%clk 1:59:44]} 4... Nf6 {[%clk 2:01:02]} 5. Nf3 {[%clk 1:59:55]} 5... c6 {[%clk 2:00:55]} 6. Be2 {[%clk 1:58:24]} 6... Bg4 {[%clk 1:58:21]} 7. O-O {[%clk 1:58:08]} 7... Nbd7 {[%clk 1:55:45]} 8. h3 {[%clk 1:54:53]} 8... Bxf3 {[%clk 1:53:03]} 9. Bxf3 {[%clk 1:55:17]} 9... e6 {[%clk 1:53:29]} 10. Ne2 {[%clk 1:55:05]} 10... Bd6 {[%clk 1:53:11]} 11. c4 {[%clk 1:55:27]} 11... O-O {[%clk 1:52:50]} 12. Nc3 {[%clk 1:41:59]} 12... Rfd8 {[%clk 1:43:30]} 13. Qb3 Qc7 14. Be3 {[%clk 1:40:14]} 14... a6 {[%clk 1:34:26]} 15. Rfe1 {[%clk 1:35:55]} 15... Rab8 {[%clk 1:32:26]} 16. g3 {[%clk 1:34:48]} 16... c5 {[%clk 1:26:39]} 17. d5 {[%clk 1:32:04]} 17... Ne5 {[%clk 1:22:49]} 18. Bg2 {[%clk 1:32:25]} 18... exd5 {[%clk 1:23:13]} 19. Bg5 {[%clk 1:24:38]} 19... dxc4 {[%clk 1:22:24]} 20. Qc2 {[%clk 1:25:03]} 20... Be7 {[%clk 1:11:28]} 21. Bf4 {[%clk 1:25:01]} 21... Bd6 {[%clk 1:11:51]} 22. Bg5 {[%clk 1:25:18]} 22... Be7 1/2-1/2 [Event "Southwest Open 2015"] [Site "?"] [Date "2015.09.06"] [Round "5.1"] [White "Gorovets, Andrey"] [Black "Indjic, Aleksandar"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "2613"] [BlackElo "2608"] [ECO "A43"] [LiveChessVersion "1.4.6"] 1. d4 {[%clk 1:58:46]} 1... c5 {[%clk 1:57:13]} 2. d5 {[%clk 1:53:12]} 2... Nf6 {[%clk 1:57:32]} 3. Nc3 {[%clk 1:53:09]} 3... d6 {[%clk 1:57:40]} 4. e4 {[%clk 1:53:07]} 4... g6 {[%clk 1:58:00]} 5. h3 {[%clk 1:51:52]} 5... Bg7 {[%clk 1:58:21]} 6. Nf3 {[%clk 1:52:18]} 6... O-O {[%clk 1:58:37]} 7. Bd3 {[%clk 1:50:56]} 7... Na6 {[%clk 1:54:40]} 8. O-O {[%clk 1:48:44]} 8... Nc7 9. Re1 {[%clk 1:48:19]} 9... e5 {[%clk 1:54:21]} 10. dxe6 {[%clk 1:39:16]} 10... Bxe6 {[%clk 1:54:32]} 11. Bg5 {[%clk 1:35:25]} 11... h6 {[%clk 1:51:53]} 12. Bf4 {[%clk 1:24:32]} 12... Rc8 {[%clk 1:45:03]} 13. Qd2 {[%clk 1:16:02]} 13... g5 {[%clk 1:44:46]} 14. Bh2 {[%clk 1:16:24]} 14... d5 {[%clk 1:45:10]} 15. exd5 {[%clk 1:16:45]} 15... Ncxd5 {[%clk 1:44:53]} 16. Nxd5 {[%clk 1:00:41]} 16... Qxd5 {[%clk 1:44:22]} 17. c4 {[%clk 1:00:11]} 17... Qd8 {[%clk 1:43:48]} 18. Rad1 {[%clk 0:56:53]} 18... g4 {[%clk 1:39:32]} 19. hxg4 {[%clk 0:54:57]} 19... Nxg4 {[%clk 1:39:48]} 20. Bd6 {[%clk 0:46:38]} 20... Re8 {[%clk 1:40:11]} 21. Bb1 {[%clk 0:45:22]} 21... Bf8 {[%clk 1:38:56]} 22. Qf4 {[%clk 0:34:13]} 22... Qf6 {[%clk 1:37:46]} 23. Qg3 {[%clk 0:34:14]} 23... Bxd6 {[%clk 1:36:27]} 24. Rxd6 {[%clk 0:34:33]} 24... Qg7 {[%clk 1:36:05]} 25. Red1 {[%clk 0:28:17]} 25... b6 {[%clk 1:34:37]} 26. b3 {[%clk 0:25:32]} 26... Kh8 {[%clk 1:34:02]} 27. Nh4 {[%clk 0:25:32]} 27... Nf6 {[%clk 1:31:07]} 28. Qh2 {[%clk 0:20:41]} 28... Ng4 {[%clk 1:29:03]} 29. Qg3 {[%clk 0:19:29]} 29... Nf6 {[%clk 1:29:25]} 30. Qh2 {[%clk 0:14:43]} 30... Ng4 {[%clk 1:29:46]} 31. Qg3 {[%clk 0:08:30]} 1/2-1/2 [Event "Southwest Open 2015"] [Site "?"] [Date "2015.09.07"] [Round "6.3"] [White "Drozdowski, Kacper"] [Black "Gorovets, Andrey"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "2542"] [BlackElo "2613"] [ECO "A21"] [LiveChessVersion "1.4.6"] 1. c4 {[%clk 2:00:56]} 1... e5 {[%clk 1:47:02]} 2. Nc3 {[%clk 2:01:18]} 2... Bb4 {[%clk 1:47:25]} 3. Nd5 {[%clk 2:00:49]} 3... Bc5 {[%clk 1:47:48]} 4. Nf3 {[%clk 1:59:24]} 4... c6 {[%clk 1:47:28]} 5. Nc3 {[%clk 1:59:43]} 5... Qe7 {[%clk 1:47:37]} 6. e3 {[%clk 1:55:50]} 6... d6 {[%clk 1:37:03]} 7. d4 {[%clk 1:55:17]} 7... exd4 {[%clk 1:37:29]} 8. Nxd4 {[%clk 1:55:43]} 8... Nf6 {[%clk 1:37:41]} 9. Be2 {[%clk 1:55:57]} 9... O-O {[%clk 1:37:52]} 10. O-O {[%clk 1:56:19]} 10... Rd8 {[%clk 1:36:25]} 11. Rb1 {[%clk 1:50:01]} 11... d5 {[%clk 1:33:52]} 12. cxd5 {[%clk 1:48:58]} 12... cxd5 {[%clk 1:32:41]} 13. b3 {[%clk 1:37:51]} 13... Nc6 {[%clk 1:30:44]} 14. Bb2 {[%clk 1:37:16]} 14... Nxd4 {[%clk 1:26:25]} 15. exd4 {[%clk 1:37:41]} 15... Bb4 {[%clk 1:26:33]} 16. Rc1 {[%clk 1:25:03]} 16... Bf5 {[%clk 1:24:33]} 17. Bd3 {[%clk 1:20:34]} 17... Bxd3 {[%clk 1:23:24]} 18. Qxd3 {[%clk 1:18:23]} 18... Rac8 {[%clk 1:23:50]} 19. Ne2 {[%clk 1:10:56]} 19... h5 {[%clk 1:15:49]} 20. Ng3 {[%clk 1:03:55]} 20... g6 {[%clk 1:15:04]} 21. Rfd1 {[%clk 1:00:37]} 21... Bd6 {[%clk 1:11:28]} 22. Nf1 {[%clk 0:58:18]} 22... Bf4 {[%clk 1:09:29]} 23. Re1 {[%clk 0:55:21]} 23... Qb4 {[%clk 1:05:49]} 24. Rxc8 {[%clk 0:51:49]} 24... Rxc8 {[%clk 1:04:27]} 25. Rd1 {[%clk 0:52:10]} 25... Ne4 {[%clk 0:58:52]} 26. Ng3 {[%clk 0:43:38]} 26... Bxg3 {[%clk 0:56:06]} 27. hxg3 {[%clk 0:43:47]} 27... Qa5 {[%clk 0:56:27]} 28. Qb1 {[%clk 0:33:42]} 28... Rc6 {[%clk 0:52:32]} 29. Bc1 {[%clk 0:27:49]} 29... Qc3 {[%clk 0:42:47]} 30. Bf4 {[%clk 0:27:33]} 30... Qc2 {[%clk 0:41:42]} 31. Qxc2 {[%clk 0:25:59]} 31... Rxc2 {[%clk 0:42:10]} 32. Re1 {[%clk 0:20:28]} 32... Nxf2 {[%clk 0:39:20]} 33. Re8+ {[%clk 0:20:03]} 33... Kg7 {[%clk 0:39:42]} 34. Be5+ {[%clk 0:19:44]} 34... f6 {[%clk 0:40:09]} 35. Re7+ {[%clk 0:20:06]} 35... Kg8 {[%clk 0:29:04]} 36. Bb8 {[%clk 0:14:42]} 36... Ng4 {[%clk 0:24:49]} 37. Kf1 {[%clk 0:15:04]} 37... Rxa2 {[%clk 0:25:08]} 38. Rxb7 {[%clk 0:15:23]} 38... Ne3+ {[%clk 0:24:45]} 39. Kg1 {[%clk 0:15:03]} 39... a6 {[%clk 0:21:59]} 40. Bd6 {[%clk 0:10:00]} 40... Rxg2+ {[%clk 0:19:52]} 41. Kh1 {[%clk 0:10:29]} 41... Ra2 {[%clk 0:17:59]} 42. b4 {[%clk 0:09:03]} 42... Nf5 {[%clk 0:18:17]} 43. Bc5 {[%clk 0:07:49]} 43... Nxg3+ {[%clk 0:18:39]} 44. Kg1 {[%clk 0:08:17]} 44... h4 {[%clk 0:18:53]} 45. Rb8+ {[%clk 0:08:35]} 45... Kf7 {[%clk 0:18:51]} 46. Rb7+ {[%clk 0:09:03]} 46... Ke6 {[%clk 0:18:49]} 47. b5 {[%clk 0:09:30]} 47... h3 {[%clk 0:18:45]} 0-1 [Event "Southwest Open 2015"] [Site "?"] [Date "2015.09.07"] [Round "7.2"] [White "Gorovets, Andrey"] [Black "Holt, Conrad"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "2613"] [BlackElo "2623"] [ECO "D00"] [LiveChessVersion "1.4.6"] 1. d4 {[%clk 2:00:57]} 1... d5 {[%clk 2:00:53]} 2. Bf4 {[%clk 2:01:21]} 2... Nf6 {[%clk 2:01:18]} 3. e3 {[%clk 2:01:46]} 3... c5 {[%clk 2:01:35]} 4. dxc5 {[%clk 1:59:09]} 4... e6 {[%clk 2:01:19]} 5. b4 {[%clk 1:45:03]} 5... a5 {[%clk 2:01:11]} 6. Bxb8 {[%clk 1:42:41]} 6... Rxb8 {[%clk 2:01:34]} 7. c3 {[%clk 1:43:01]} 7... Bd7 {[%clk 1:33:03]} 8. a3 {[%clk 1:41:36]} 8... b6 {[%clk 1:33:11]} 9. cxb6 {[%clk 1:41:45]} 9... Qxb6 {[%clk 1:33:30]} 10. Bd3 {[%clk 1:41:16]} 10... Bd6 {[%clk 1:33:31]} 11. Nd2 {[%clk 1:38:14]} 11... O-O {[%clk 1:25:53]} 12. Ne2 {[%clk 1:35:54]} 12... e5 {[%clk 1:15:20]} 13. e4 {[%clk 1:14:55]} 13... Ng4 {[%clk 1:07:45]} 14. O-O {[%clk 1:14:33]} 14... f5 {[%clk 1:06:09]} 15. Bc4 {[%clk 1:02:43]} 15... dxc4 {[%clk 0:45:42]} 16. Nxc4 {[%clk 1:02:57]} 16... Qa6 {[%clk 0:45:35]} 17. Nxd6 {[%clk 1:00:00]} 17... f4 {[%clk 0:39:51]} 18. Qd5+ {[%clk 0:54:26]} 18... Kh8 {[%clk 0:40:17]} 19. c4 {[%clk 0:52:32]} 19... f3 {[%clk 0:38:25]} 20. Ng3 {[%clk 0:48:27]} 20... fxg2 {[%clk 0:38:21]} 21. Rfe1 {[%clk 0:32:17]} 21... Nxf2 {[%clk 0:14:36]} 22. Nf7+ {[%clk 0:31:46]} 22... Rxf7 {[%clk 0:15:03]} 23. Qxf7 {[%clk 0:32:13]} 23... Nh3+ {[%clk 0:15:02]} 24. Kxg2 {[%clk 0:32:41]} 24... Nf4+ {[%clk 0:13:19]} 25. Kh1 {[%clk 0:30:17]} 25... Bg4 {[%clk 0:12:54]} 26. Rf1 {[%clk 0:27:49]} 26... axb4 {[%clk 0:08:00]} 27. Rxf4 {[%clk 0:24:54]} 27... exf4 {[%clk 0:08:26]} 28. Qxf4 {[%clk 0:25:20]} 28... Qc8 {[%clk 0:08:50]} 29. axb4 {[%clk 0:25:40]} 29... Be6 {[%clk 0:08:53]} 30. Qd6 {[%clk 0:15:44]} 30... Qg8 {[%clk 0:05:06]} 31. c5 {[%clk 0:15:18]} 31... Rxb4 {[%clk 0:04:22]} 32. c6 {[%clk 0:15:42]} 32... Rc4 {[%clk 0:03:42]} 33. c7 {[%clk 0:16:04]} 33... h6 {[%clk 0:03:22]} 34. Ra8 {[%clk 0:12:54]} 34... Rc1+ {[%clk 0:02:28]} 35. Kg2 {[%clk 0:13:10]} 35... Rc2+ {[%clk 0:02:41]} 36. Kg1 {[%clk 0:13:26]} 36... Rc1+ {[%clk 0:02:57]} 37. Kf2 {[%clk 0:13:33]} 37... Rc2+ {[%clk 0:03:20]} 38. Ke1 {[%clk 0:12:36]} 1-0 [Event "2015 Denker Tournament"] [Site "Phoenix"] [Date "2015.08.02"] [Round "3"] [White "Akshay Malhotra"] [Black "Christopher Wu"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "2255"] [BlackElo "2429"] [ECO "E58"] [PlyCount "41"] [EventDate "2014.??.??"] [SourceDate "2015.08.14"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e3 O-O 5. Bd3 d5 6. Nf3 c5 7. O-O Nc6 8. a3 Bxc3 9. bxc3 b6 10. Bb2 $6 {I misplayed this opening variation, and if my opponent had played completely accurately, I would not have been able to get any advantage from the two bishops at any point in the game} 10... Na5 11. Ne5 Nd7 12. Nxd7 Qxd7 13. cxd5 {I spent a lot of time, probably a bit too much, thinking how to make my dark-squared bishop active, and after exchanging some pawns, I hoped to open up the center a bit and free my bishops.} 13... exd5 14. dxc5 bxc5 {I did not really like where my position was going at this point, so I really wanted to find some sort of breakthrough} 15. c4 $220 (15. a4 Rb8 16. Rb1 Qc7 17. Ba3 Be6 18. Qh5 g6 19. Qg5 $11) 15... f5 $2 {Probably in an attempt to avoid the forced repetition but a poor positional choice. After this sudden advancement of the f-pawn, the a2-g8 diagonal is seriously weakened and Black's position is somewhat exposed.} (15... Nxc4 16. Bxh7+ Kxh7 (16... Kh8 17. Bd3) 17. Qh5+ Kg8 18. Bxg7 Kxg7 19. Qg5+ Kh7 20. Qh5+ Kg7 21. Qg5+ $11 $220) ( 15... dxc4 16. Bxh7+ Kxh7 (16... Kh8 17. Qh5 Qg4 18. Qxc5) 17. Qh5+ Kg8 18. Bxg7 Kxg7 19. Qg5+ Kh7 20. Qh5+ Kg7 21. Qg5+ $11) 16. cxd5 Qxd5 17. Be2 {In an attempt to trade queens so as to reach a much better ending in which I have not only two bishops but also numerous weaknesses in the opponent's position to attack.} 17... Qf7 $6 {Black should just exchange queens and try to save the ending. After this retreat, Black's position is completely passive, and I have an easy opportunity to develop and attack his weaknesses simultaneously.} 18. Rc1 $220 Nb3 $4 19. Bc4 Be6 20. Qxb3 Bxc4 21. Qxc4 {This blunder quickly ended the game for Black, but the position was very hard to play either way.} 1-0 [Event "Austin Chess Club"] [Site "?"] [Date "2015.06.14"] [Round "3"] [White "Durston, John"] [Black "McCue, Mark"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "1996"] [BlackElo "1902"] [ECO "B24"] [PlyCount "76"] {B24: Closed Sicilian: 3 g3 sidelines} 1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 e6 6. f4 Nge7 7. Nf3 d5 8. O-O {last book move} 8... O-O 9. Rb1 Rb8 10. Kh1 b5 11. a3 {Secures b4} 11... a5 12. h3 (12. a4 $5 {is worthy of consideration} 12... bxa4 13. Nxa4 $11) 12... b4 $17 13. axb4 axb4 14. Ne2 ( 14. Na4 $5 Qa5 15. b3 $17) 14... dxe4 $17 15. dxe4 Ba6 16. Qe1 {(A)?! - Winning a Pawn} 16... b3 17. c4 $2 (17. Ra1 $142 $5 Nb4 18. Rxa6 Nxa6 19. c3 $17) ( {(B1)!} 17. c3 Qd3 $1 {is Crushing.}) ({ (B2)!} 17. Qd1 Qxd1 {Wins the Knight.}) 17... Bxc4 $19 18. e5 Bd3 19. Be3 (19. Ra1 Nb4 20. Qf2 Bb5 $19) 19... Bxb1 20. Qxb1 c4 21. Rd1 Qc7 22. Bc5 Rbc8 23. Bd6 Qb6 24. Nc3 Rfe8 25. Ne4 Ra8 ( 25... Nd5 $142 {seems even better} 26. Bc5 Qa5 $19) 26. Nfd2 $17 Nd5 27. Nxc4 Qb5 28. Bf1 Qa4 29. Nc5 Qa2 30. Qe4 (30. Qd3 Ncb4 31. Qxb3 Qxb3 32. Nxb3 h5 $17) 30... Ncb4 (30... Nce7 31. Qd3 $17) 31. Qf3 {White threatens to win material: Qf3xb3} 31... Bf8 32. Nxb3 Nc2 33. Qd3 Bxd6 34. Nxd6 $4 (34. exd6 $142 {is the best chance} 34... Ncb4 35. Qf3 $15) 34... Reb8 $19 35. Nc1 (35. Qxc2 {cannot undo what has already been done} 35... Rxb3 36. Rd2 Rxg3 $19) 35... Qxb2 36. Nc4 Qc3 37. Qe2 (37. Rd2 {a last effort to resist the inevitable} 37... Na3 38. Qxc3 Nxc3 39. Rd3 $19) 37... Nce3 (37... Nde3 {keeps an even firmer grip} 38. Nxe3 Nxe3 39. Re1 Nxf1 40. Rxf1 $19) 38. Re1 (38. Nxe3 { the only chance to get some counterplay} 38... Nxe3 39. Re1 $19) 38... Nxc4 (38... Nxc4 39. Nd3 Nce3 $19) 0-1