Texas Chess Association

Texas Knights Games Jul-Aug 2018

 
[Event "TX Women's Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.06.23"] [Round "1.1"] [White "Devagharan (WFM), Devina"] [Black "Reed, Ambriette"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D13"] [WhiteElo "2115"] [BlackElo "1064"] [Annotator "Jim Hollingsworth"] [PlyCount "39"] [EventDate "2018.06.23"] 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Nc3 e6 (4... Nc6 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. Qb3 e6 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bh4 Qb6 9. Qxb6 axb6 10. e3 Bd7 11. Bb5 Bb4 12. O-O Bxc3 13. bxc3 Ne4 14. c4 Nc3 15. a4 dxc4 16. Bxc4 Rxa4 17. Rxa4 Nxa4 18. Ra1 Na5 19. Ne5 Nxc4 20. Nxc4 f6 21. Rb1 Bc6 22. f3 Kd7 23. Nxb6+ Nxb6 24. Rxb6 Ra8 25. Rb2 Ra1+ 26. Kf2 f5 27. Bg3 Bd5 28. Be5 g6 29. Bg7 h5 30. h4 Ra2 31. Rxa2 Bxa2 32. e4 {1/2-1/2 (32) Marshall,F-Capablanca,J San Sebastian 1911}) 5. Bf4 Nc6 6. Nf3 Bb4 7. e3 Nf6 8. Bd3 O-O 9. O-O b6 10. Rc1 Bxc3 11. Rxc3 Bb7 12. Bg5 Rc8 13. a3 Qe7 14. Ne5 h6 15. Bxf6 Qe8 (15... gxf6 $143 $4 16. Qg4+ $3 Kh8 17. Qh5 fxe5 18. Qxh6+ Kg8 19. Qh7#) 16. Qg4 g6 17. Qh4 h5 18. Qg5 Kh7 19. Qxh5+ $3 Kg8 20. Qh8# 1-0 [Event "TX Women's Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.06.23"] [Round "1.2"] [White "Bailon-Labednick, Margaret"] [Black "Root (WIM), Alexey Wilhelmina"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B06"] [WhiteElo "911"] [BlackElo "2002"] [Annotator "Jim Hollingsworth"] [PlyCount "72"] 1. e4 g6 2. Nf3 (2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. Nf3 a6 5. Be2 Nd7 6. Be3 c5 7. O-O Ngf6 8. h3 O-O 9. Qd2 b5 10. dxc5 b4 11. Nd5 Nxe4 12. Qxb4 Nexc5 13. Bd4 e5 14. Bc3 Rb8 15. Qa3 e4 16. Nd4 Qg5 17. Nc6 Nb6 18. Nde7+ Kh8 19. Bxg7+ Kxg7 20. Nxc8 Rbxc8 21. Nd4 Nd5 22. Qg3 Qxg3 23. fxg3 Ne3 24. Rfe1 Nd5 25. c4 Nb4 26. a3 Nbd3 27. Reb1 Rb8 28. b4 Na4 29. Bxd3 exd3 30. Rb3 Rfc8 31. Rxd3 Rxc4 32. Re1 Rbc8 33. Kf2 Rc3 34. Ree3 Rxd3 35. Rxd3 Rc1 36. Ne2 Ra1 37. Rxd6 Ra2 38. Rd3 Nb6 39. Rd6 Na4 40. Rd3 Nb6 {1/2-1/2 (40) Zhong,H (1714)-O'Neil,J (1800) Davis, OK 2012 }) 2... Bg7 3. d4 d6 4. Bg5 Nf6 5. e5 Ne4 6. Bb5+ c6 7. Bc4 dxe5 8. c3 exd4 9. cxd4 Qa5+ 10. Nc3 $4 (10. Bd2 $142) 10... Nxg5 $1 11. Nxg5 Qxg5 12. Qf3 O-O 13. Ne4 Qa5+ 14. Kd1 Qb4 15. b3 b5 16. a3 Qa5 17. b4 Qd8 18. Bd3 Qxd4 19. Ng5 $4 Bg4 $3 20. Qe2 $8 Bxe2+ $3 21. Kxe2 Qe5+ 22. Ne4 Qh5+ 23. f3 Bxa1 24. Rxa1 Nd7 25. h3 Ne5 26. Rd1 Nxd3 27. Rxd3 Rad8 28. Nc5 Rxd3 29. Nxd3 Rd8 30. g4 Qxh3 31. Ke3 Rxd3+ $1 32. Kxd3 Qxf3+ 33. Kd4 Qd5+ 34. Kc3 h5 35. gxh5 gxh5 36. Kb2 h4 $19 0-1 [Event "TX Women's Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.06.23"] [Round "1.3"] [White "Kao (WCM), Camille"] [Black "Yeru, Sheba"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D02"] [WhiteElo "1995"] [BlackElo "114"] [Annotator "Jim Hollingsworth"] [PlyCount "45"] 1. d4 (1. c3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nf3 Bf5 4. Bf4 e6 5. e3 h6 6. h3 Be7 7. Bd3 Bxd3 8. Qxd3 O-O 9. Nbd2 Nbd7 10. O-O c5 11. Ne5 Nxe5 12. Bxe5 Nd7 13. Bh2 Qb6 14. Rab1 Rac8 15. Nf3 Rfd8 16. Ne5 Nxe5 17. Bxe5 Qc6 18. Rfe1 Bd6 19. Bxd6 Qxd6 20. f4 Rb8 21. Rf1 b5 22. Rfc1 a5 23. a3 c4 24. Qd2 b4 25. axb4 axb4 26. b3 bxc3 27. Qxc3 Qa3 28. b4 Qxc3 29. Rxc3 Rb5 30. Ra3 Rdb8 31. Ra4 Kh7 32. Kf2 Kg6 33. Kf3 R8b7 34. g3 f6 35. Rb2 R7b6 36. Rb1 e5 37. g4 exd4 38. exd4 Rb7 39. f5+ Kf7 40. Rb2 Ke7 41. Kf4 Kd7 42. Ke3 Ke8 43. Kf3 Kf7 44. Rb1 Ke7 45. Ke3 Kf7 46. Kf3 Kg8 47. Ra8+ Kh7 48. Ra4 c3 49. Ke3 Rc7 50. Kd3 Rc4 51. Rc1 Rbxb4 52. Rxb4 Rxb4 53. Rxc3 Rb7 54. Ke3 Re7+ 55. Kf3 Re4 56. Rd3 h5 57. Rd2 h4 58. Rd3 Kh6 59. Kf2 Kg5 60. Rd2 Re7 61. Rd3 Rc7 62. Kf3 Rc2 {0-1 (62) Tubbs,M (1800)-Zhong,H (2182) Norman 2016}) 1... d5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bf4 Bf5 4. c3 Nf6 5. Nbd2 e6 6. e3 Be7 7. Bb5 O-O 8. h3 a6 9. Bxc6 bxc6 10. g4 Bg6 11. Ne5 Be4 12. Nxe4 dxe4 13. g5 Nd5 14. Nxc6 Qd7 15. Ne5 Qe8 16. h4 Bd6 17. h5 Bxe5 18. Bxe5 Rc8 19. Qg4 f5 $2 20. gxf6 $1 Rf7 21. Rg1 $1 Kf8 $4 (21... Qf8 $142) 22. fxg7+ $3 Rxg7 $4 (22... Ke7 $142) 23. Qxg7# 1-0 [Event "TX Women's Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.06.23"] [Round "1.4"] [White "Swafford, Barbara R"] [Black "Chu, Yue"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D00"] [WhiteElo "464"] [BlackElo "1809"] [Annotator "Jim Hollingsworth"] [PlyCount "47"] 1. d4 d5 2. b3 (2. Bf4 e6 3. e3 Nd7 4. Bd3 Ngf6 5. Nd2 Bb4 6. c3 Ba5 7. h3 c5 8. Ngf3 Bc7 9. Bxc7 Qxc7 10. O-O O-O 11. Rc1 b6 12. c4 Ba6 13. b4 Qd6 14. Qa4 dxc4 15. Qxa6 cxd3 16. bxc5 Qd5 17. c6 {1-0 (17) Patton,T (2069)-Wharry,S (1900) Stillwater 2013}) 2... Nf6 3. Bb2 Bf5 4. e4 $2 (4. Nf3 $142) 4... Bxe4 $1 5. Nc3 Bf5 6. Nf3 e6 7. g3 c5 8. Qc1 Nc6 9. Be2 cxd4 10. Nb5 Bb4+ 11. Kf1 e5 12. c3 dxc3 13. g4 cxb2 14. Qxb2 Bxg4 15. Rd1 Bh3+ 16. Kg1 O-O 17. Nxe5 Ne4 18. Rd3 Qg5+ $16 19. Rg3 Nxg3 20. hxg3 Qxe5 21. Qc1 Qxe2 22. Kh2 Bf5 23. Rd1 Qxf2+ 24. Kh1 0-1 [Event "TX Women's Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.06.23"] [Round "1.5"] [White "Niemi, Nicole"] [Black "Reed, Wendy D"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C25"] [WhiteElo "1809"] [BlackElo "456"] [Annotator "Jim Hollingsworth"] [PlyCount "83"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Bc5 (2... Nc6 3. f4 exf4 4. d4 Qh4+ 5. Ke2 d5 6. Nf3 Bg4 7. Nxd5 O-O-O 8. Kd3 f5 9. Nxh4 fxe4+ 10. Kc3 Bxd1 11. Bc4 Bxc2 12. Bxf4 Bd3 13. b3 b5 14. Bxd3 exd3 15. Nxc7 b4+ 16. Kd2 Nxd4 17. Nf3 Nxf3+ 18. gxf3 Bd6 19. Bxd6 Rxd6 20. Rac1 Kb7 21. Rhg1 g6 22. Rg5 Ne7 23. Rb5+ Rb6 24. Rxb6+ Kxb6 25. Ne6 Nd5 26. Rc4 Re8 27. Nd4 a5 28. Rc6+ Kb7 29. Rc5 Nc3 30. a4 Rd8 31. Nb5 Nb1+ 32. Kd1 d2 33. Rc2 Rd3 34. Rc7+ Kb6 35. Rc8 Nc3+ 36. Nxc3 bxc3 37. f4 Rf3 38. Rd8 Rf1+ {0-1 (38) King,D (2146)-Hulsey,M (1941) CA 1981}) 3. g3 d6 4. Bg2 Be6 5. d3 Nf6 6. h3 Bd4 7. Nge2 Nc6 8. O-O O-O 9. Nxd4 exd4 10. Ne2 a6 11. f4 b5 $2 (11... d5 $142) 12. e5 $1 dxe5 13. Bxc6 $1 $16 Bxh3 14. Bg2 Qd7 15. fxe5 Bxg2 16. Rxf6 $5 Qg4 17. Rf2 f6 18. exf6 (18. Kxg2 $143 fxe5 19. Rxf8+ Rxf8 20. Bd2 Qf3+ 21. Kh3 Qh5+ 22. Kg2 Qf3+ 23. Kh3 Qh5+ 24. Kg2 $11) 18... Rxf6 19. Rxf6 gxf6 20. Kxg2 Kg7 21. Bf4 Kg6 22. Nxd4 $1 $18 h5 23. Qxg4+ hxg4 24. Rh1 Rd8 25. Rh6+ Kf7 26. Nf5 Rd5 27. Ne3 Ke6 28. Rxf6+ $2 (28. Nxd5 $142 Kxd5 29. Rxf6 $18) 28... Ke7 29. Nxd5+ Kd7 30. c4 Kc8 31. c5 Kb7 32. c6+ Ka7 33. Bxc7 a5 34. Bb6+ Ka6 35. Rf8 b4 36. Ra8+ Kb5 37. c7 b3 38. Rxa5+ Kc6 39. c8=Q+ Kd6 40. Qc7+ Ke6 41. Nf4+ Kf6 42. Bd4# 1-0 [Event "TX Women's Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.07.02"] [Round "1.6"] [White "Roberts, Clarese"] [Black "English, Rheanna L"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A46"] [BlackElo "1753"] [Annotator "Jim Hollingsworth"] [PlyCount "53"] 1. Nc3 (1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 e6 3. e4 h6 4. Bxf6 Qxf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. Nf3 a6 7. a4 b6 8. Bd3 Bb7 9. Qe2 Nd7 10. Nd1 g6 11. c3 Bg7 12. O-O O-O 13. Ne3 Qe7 14. Rfe1 Nf6 15. Nc4 d5 16. exd5 Nxd5 17. Be4 c5 18. Bxd5 Bxd5 19. Nxb6 Bxf3 20. Qxf3 Rad8 21. d5 Qg5 22. Rad1 Rd6 23. a5 Qh4 24. dxe6 fxe6 25. Qe2 Rc6 26. g3 Qg5 27. Qe4 Rc7 28. Qe3 Qh5 29. Rd7 Rxd7 30. Nxd7 Rf7 31. Nxc5 Bf8 32. Nxe6 Re7 33. Qd3 Qg4 34. Qd5 Kh8 35. Qd8 Qf5 36. Re5 {1-0 (36) Rohonyan,K (2309) -Tuvshintugs,C (2278) Tulsa USA 2008}) 1... Nf6 2. d4 d6 3. Bg5 Nbd7 4. Nf3 g6 5. Nb5 $2 (5. e4 $142) 5... c6 6. Nc3 Bg7 7. e3 Qa5 8. Bc4 Ne4 $1 9. O-O Nxg5 10. Nh4 O-O 11. Qg4 Nb6 $1 12. Qf4 $2 (12. Qe2 $142) 12... Nxc4 13. b4 Nh3+ $5 14. gxh3 Qxb4 15. Ne4 Nd2 16. c3 Qb2 17. Nxd2 Qxd2 18. Qg5 Bxh3 19. Qxe7 $2 ( 19. Rfd1 $142 Qxc3 20. Qxe7 Qb4 21. Rdb1 Qa4 22. Qxd6 $44) 19... Bxf1 20. Kxf1 Qxc3 21. Qxd6 $4 (21. Re1 $142) 21... Qxa1+ $3 $19 22. Kg2 Rfd8 23. Qc5 Rd5 24. Qc4 Qd1 25. Nf3 Rf5 $1 26. Ng5 $8 Rxg5+ 27. Kh3 0-1 [Event "TX Women's Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.06.23"] [Round "2.1"] [White "Chu, Yue"] [Black "Devagharan (WFM), Devina"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B19"] [WhiteElo "1889"] [BlackElo "2115"] [Annotator "Jim Hollingsworth"] [PlyCount "48"] 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. Nf3 (6. h4 h6 7. Nh3 e6 8. Nf4 Bh7 9. Bc4 Nf6 10. O-O Nd5 11. Qg4 Qf6 12. Re1 Nxf4 13. Bxf4 Kd7 14. d5 Bf5 15. dxe6+ fxe6 16. Rad1+ Ke7 17. Nxf5+ {1-0 (17) Rose,S (1837)-Tubbs,M (1814) RRSO XVI (Davis OK) 2018}) 6... Nd7 7. h4 h6 8. h5 Bh7 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 e6 11. Bd2 Ngf6 12. O-O-O Bd6 13. Ne4 Nxe4 14. Qxe4 Nf6 15. Qe2 Qc7 16. g3 O-O-O 17. c4 c5 18. Bc3 cxd4 19. Nxd4 Bc5 20. Nb3 Qc6 21. Nxc5 Qxc5 22. Be5 Nd7 23. Bd4 Qa5 24. Kb1 Nf6 1/2-1/2 [Event "TX Women's Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.06.23"] [Round "2.2"] [White "Root (WIM), Alexey Wilhelmina"] [Black "Niemi, Nicole"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "E90"] [WhiteElo "2002"] [BlackElo "1809"] [Annotator "Jim Hollingsworth"] [PlyCount "57"] {This game won the Saint Joan of Arc Award for most hard fought victory.} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 d6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. e4 Nbd7 (5... O-O 6. h3 e5 7. d5 a5 8. Bg5 Na6 9. Bd3 Qe8 10. g4 Nd7 11. Rg1 Kh8 12. a3 Ndc5 13. Bc2 Bd7 14. Qe2 f5 15. gxf5 gxf5 16. Nd2 f4 17. Qf3 a4 18. Rg2 h6 19. Bh4 Qf7 20. O-O-O Bf6 21. Bxf6+ Qxf6 22. Rdg1 Rg8 23. Qh5 Rxg2 24. Rxg2 Rg8 25. Rxg8+ Kxg8 26. Nf3 Kg7 27. Kd2 Qf7 28. Qh4 Qf6 29. Qh5 Qf7 30. Qh4 {1/2-1/2 (30) Gulko,B (2660)-Becerra,J (2608) Stillwater United States 2007}) 6. Bg5 h6 7. Bf4 O-O 8. Qd2 Kh7 9. h4 $1 Nh5 10. Be3 Nb6 11. O-O-O Bd7 12. Be2 Qe8 13. g4 $5 Nf6 (13... Bxg4 $143 14. Ng5+ hxg5 15. Bxg4 f6 16. hxg5 Kg8 17. Bxh5 gxh5 18. Rdg1 $1 Nxc4 19. Qe2 Nxe3 20. Qxe3 fxg5 21. Qxg5 Qf7 22. Ne2 $16) 14. g5 Ng4 15. gxh6 Bxh6 16. Bxh6 Nxh6 17. h5 $1 Kg7 18. hxg6 Rh8 19. gxf7 Qxf7 20. Rdg1+ Ng4 21. Qg5+ $1 Qg6 $8 ( 21... Kf8 $143 $4 22. Rxh8+ $3 $18) 22. Qxe7+ $1 Qf7 23. Qxf7+ Kxf7 $8 24. Ng5+ Kf6 25. Nh7+ Ke7 26. Bxg4 Rag8 27. Bxd7 Rxg1+ 28. Rxg1 Rxh7 29. Bf5 $1 $16 1-0 [Event "TX Women's ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.06.23"] [Round "2.3"] [White "English, Rheanna L"] [Black "Kao (WCM), Camille"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A12"] [WhiteElo "1753"] [BlackElo "1995"] [Annotator "Jim Hollingsworth"] [PlyCount "90"] 1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nf6 3. Bg2 c6 4. O-O (4. d3 Bg4 5. Nbd2 e6 6. h3 Bh5 7. O-O Be7 8. b3 O-O 9. Bb2 Nbd7 10. c4 a5 11. a3 Rc8 12. Rc1 Bd6 13. Rc2 Qe7 14. Qc1 Rcd8 15. Re1 e5 16. cxd5 cxd5 17. Nh4 Bg6 18. Nxg6 hxg6 19. Qa1 Rc8 20. Rxc8 Rxc8 21. Rc1 {1/2-1/2 (21) Bradford,J (2476)-Yang,D (2304) Chicago USA 2009}) 4... Bf5 5. d3 h6 6. Nbd2 e6 7. c4 Be7 8. a3 a5 9. b3 O-O 10. Bb2 Nbd7 11. Rc1 Re8 12. Re1 Bh7 13. h4 Bf8 14. d4 c5 15. e3 Rc8 16. Nh2 b6 17. Ng4 Nxg4 18. Qxg4 Nf6 19. Qe2 Be7 20. Bf3 Qd7 21. Nb1 Ne4 22. Bxe4 Bxe4 23. Nc3 Bh7 24. dxc5 bxc5 25. Rcd1 d4 26. exd4 cxd4 27. Nb5 d3 $1 $15 28. Qd2 Red8 29. Bd4 a4 $5 30. bxa4 Rxc4 31. Bb6 Rb8 32. Qa5 Qc6 33. Bc7 Ra8 34. Qb6 $22 Qxb6 $1 35. Bxb6 Rcxa4 $17 36. Nc7 Rb8 37. Be3 Rxa3 38. Kh2 Rc8 39. Nb5 Rb3 40. Nd4 Rb2 41. Bf4 $4 Rxf2+ $3 $17 42. Kh1 Bf6 43. Nxe6 $6 fxe6 44. Rxe6 Rd8 $1 45. Bxh6 $4 gxh6 $19 0-1 [Event "TX Women's Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.06.23"] [Round "2.4"] [White "Reed, Ambriette"] [Black "Reed, Wendy D"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D00"] [WhiteElo "1064"] [BlackElo "457"] [Annotator "Jim Hollingsworth"] [PlyCount "60"] {The only Mother-Daughter match of the Championship.} 1. d4 d5 2. Nc3 c6 (2... Bf5 3. Bf4 e6 4. f3 Nf6 5. Qd2 Bd6 6. O-O-O Bxf4 7. Qxf4 Qd6 8. Qh4 h6 9. Kb1 Qe7 10. Qe1 Nbd7 11. e4 dxe4 12. fxe4 Bg4 13. Nf3 O-O-O 14. Rd3 Kb8 15. Nd2 e5 16. d5 Nc5 17. Re3 Ne8 18. Qf2 Bh5 19. Bb5 Bg6 20. Bxe8 Rhxe8 21. Nc4 Nd7 22. d6 cxd6 23. Nd5 Qe6 24. Ra3 Nc5 25. b4 Bxe4 26. bxc5 Qxd5 27. Nxd6 Re7 28. Re1 Bg6 29. Rc3 a6 30. Qh4 Rdd7 31. Qb4 Rc7 32. Ree3 Qd4 33. Qb6 Red7 34. Kc1 Rc6 35. Qa5 Rdc7 36. Ne8 Rxc5 37. Qb6 Rxc3 {0-1 (37) Espig,L (2460)-Baumbach,F (2460) Goerlitz 1972}) 3. Bf4 e5 4. Bxe5 Bb4 $4 5. e3 $2 (5. Bxg7 $142 $3 $16) 5... Bf5 $2 (5... f6 $142) 6. Nf3 $2 (6. Bxg7 $142 $3 $16) 6... Bd6 $2 (6... f6 $142) 7. Bxd6 $2 Qxd6 8. Bd3 Bxd3 9. Qxd3 Nf6 10. e4 Qe6 11. Ng5 dxe4 12. Ncxe4 Qg4 13. Nxf6+ gxf6 14. Qe3+ Kd8 $4 (14... Kd7 $142 15. Nxf7 $2 Re8 $3) 15. Nxf7+ Kc7 16. Nxh8 $16 Nd7 17. Nf7 Qg7 18. Qf4+ Ne5 19. Nxe5 (19. dxe5 $5 Qxf7 20. e6+ $18) 19... fxe5 20. dxe5 Re8 21. O-O Kc8 22. Rfd1 Rf8 23. Qe3 Qg4 24. f3 Qf5 25. e6 $1 b6 26. Rd7 Rg8 27. g4 h5 28. Qe2 b5 29. Rad1 hxg4 30. fxg4 Rxg4+ {Time trouble. Recording of moves stopped.} 1-0 [Event "TX Women's Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.06.23"] [Round "2.5"] [White "Yeru, Sheba"] [Black "Bailon-Labednick, Margaret"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C50"] [WhiteElo "114"] [BlackElo "911"] [Annotator "Jim Hollingsworth"] [PlyCount "90"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 (2... Nf6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. Bc4 Bc5 5. d3 {Partie du Pion-Roi} h6 6. Be3 Qe7 7. Qd2 Nd4 8. O-O-O c6 9. Ne2 b5 10. Bb3 a5 11. Bxd4 exd4 12. a4 bxa4 13. Bxa4 Ba3 14. Nexd4 Rb8 15. Nb3 Rb4 16. Bxc6 dxc6 17. bxa3 Ra4 18. Qc3 O-O $2 (18... Qxa3+ 19. Kd2) 19. Qc5 (19. Nc5 $1) 19... Qc7 20. Nfd4 Bd7 (20... Bb7) 21. g3 Rb8 22. f3 Rb6 23. Kd2 $18 Bc8 24. Nxa5 Nd7 $6 (24... Rb5 25. Nxb5 Qxa5+ $36) 25. Qc3 c5 26. Nf5 Nf6 (26... Ne5) 27. Nc4 Re6 28. Nfe3 Bb7 29. Qb3 Ra8 30. Rb1 Ba6 31. Rhe1 Nd7 32. Nd5 Qd8 33. Qc3 Bxc4 34. dxc4 Ne5 35. f4 Ng4 36. Kc1 Nxh2 37. e5 Ng4 38. Rb5 Rea6 39. Rb3 R8a7 40. Re2 Rd7 41. Kb2 h5 42. f5 Qg5 43. e6 fxe6 44. fxe6 Rxd5 45. cxd5 Qxd5 46. e7 {1-0 (46) Roper,F (2080) -Dunlap,J (1965) OKC 2001 [F Berry]}) 3. Bc4 Na5 4. Be2 Bc5 5. O-O Nf6 6. Nxe5 d6 7. Nf3 Nxe4 8. d3 Nf6 9. Nc3 O-O 10. b3 Qe8 11. Be3 Bb4 12. Na4 b5 13. Nb2 Bc3 14. Rb1 Bg4 15. d4 c5 16. d5 Ne4 17. Ng5 $2 Nxg5 (17... Bxe2 $142 $1 18. Qxe2 Nxg5 $17) 18. Bxg5 $2 (18. Bxg4 $142 $1 $16) 18... Bf5 $2 (18... Bxe2 $142 $1 19. Qc1 Bxb2 20. Qxb2 Bxf1 21. Rxf1 $17) 19. Bd3 f6 20. Bf4 g6 21. Bxd6 c4 $5 22. Bxf5 gxf5 23. Bxf8 Kxf8 24. Re1 Qxe1+ 25. Qxe1 Bxe1 26. Rxe1 Re8 27. Rc1 Rd8 28. f4 Rxd5 29. Rf1 Rd2 30. Rf3 Rxc2 31. Nd1 Rxa2 32. Rh3 Kg7 33. bxc4 Nxc4 34. Rc3 Rd2 35. Nf2 a5 $1 36. Ra3 $22 Nxa3 $3 $19 37. Nh3 Nc4 38. g3 Ne3 39. Nf2 Re2 $3 40. h4 Re1+ 41. Kh2 h5 42. g4 fxg4 43. Ne4 Nf1+ 44. Kg2 Rxe4 $19 45. Kxf1 Rxf4+ 0-1 [Event "TX Women's Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.06.23"] [Round "2.6"] [White "Roberts, Clarese"] [Black "Swafford, Barbara R"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A04"] [BlackElo "464"] [Annotator "Jim Hollingsworth"] [PlyCount "42"] 1. Nf3 (1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. Nd5 Bd6 5. d4 exd4 6. Nxd4 Nge7 7. Nb5 Be5 8. f4 a6 9. fxe5 axb5 10. Bg5 h6 11. Bh4 g5 12. Bg3 Nxd5 13. exd5 Ne7 14. Qf3 c6 15. d6 Ng6 16. Bd3 O-O 17. O-O Kg7 18. Qh5 Qe8 19. Rf6 {Andreikin, Dmitry (2713) vs Ghaem Maghami, Ehsan (2554) Date: 2013-06-09 Event: WRBC 2013 Rd 24 Bd19, 1-0, Three Knights Opening, General (C46)}) 1... e5 $6 2. Nxe5 $1 $14 d5 3. d4 g6 4. g4 Bg7 5. f4 $2 (5. Bf4 $142) 5... Nf6 $2 (5... Qh4+ $142 6. Kd2 Bxe5 7. fxe5 Qxg4 $16) 6. Rg1 O-O 7. Bh3 Re8 8. g5 $1 Re6 $2 (8... Ne4 $142 ) 9. gxf6 Ra6 $2 (9... Rxf6 $142) 10. fxg7 $1 Kxg7 11. f5 Bd7 12. Bg5 $5 Bb5 $4 13. fxg6 $2 (13. Bxd8 $142 $3 $18) 13... Qd6 14. Bf4 Qb4+ 15. c3 Qd6 16. Rg5 ( 16. gxf7+ $142) 16... Qf6 17. Rh5 Qxf4 $5 18. gxh7 Nc6 19. h8=Q+ $5 Rxh8 $8 20. e3 $4 (20. Rxh8 $142) 20... Qxe3+ $3 21. Qe2 $8 Qxe2# 0-1 [Event "TX Women's Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.06.24"] [Round "3.1"] [White "Kao (WCM), Camille"] [Black "Root (WIM), Alexey Wilhelmina"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A84"] [WhiteElo "1995"] [BlackElo "2002"] [Annotator "Jim Hollingsworth"] [PlyCount "87"] 1. d4 f5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bf4 d5 4. e3 e6 5. c4 c6 6. Nc3 Bd6 (6... Be7 7. Be2 O-O 8. h3 Bd7 9. Qb3 Qb6 10. c5 Qxb3 11. axb3 Ne4 12. b4 g5 13. Bh2 a6 14. Na4 Bd8 15. Nb6 Bxb6 16. cxb6 Be8 17. Bc7 Nd7 18. Bd3 h6 19. Bxe4 fxe4 20. Nd2 Rf7 21. Nb3 Re7 22. Kd2 e5 23. f3 Bg6 24. h4 Rae8 25. Rae1 exd4 26. Nxd4 Ne5 27. Bxe5 Rxe5 28. hxg5 hxg5 29. Rh3 exf3 30. gxf3 Kg7 31. Rg3 Kf6 32. f4 gxf4 33. Rf3 Re4 34. Rxf4+ Rxf4 35. exf4 Be4 36. Nb3 Kf5 37. Kc3 Re7 38. Kd4 Kxf4 39. Nc5 Kg5 40. Rg1+ Kf6 41. Rg8 Bf5 42. Rf8+ Kg5 43. Rb8 Re2 44. Rxb7 Rxb2 45. Kc3 Rc2+ 46. Kb3 Rh2 47. Rf7 Rh3+ 48. Kb2 Rh2+ 49. Kc3 Rh3+ 50. Kd4 Rh4+ 51. Ke5 Bc8 52. b7 Bxb7 53. Rg7+ Kh6 54. Rxb7 Rc4 55. Nxa6 Kg6 56. Nc5 Kh6 57. Kd6 d4 58. Ke5 {1-0 (58) Shulman,Y (2606)-Pruess,D (2425) Tulsa USA 2008}) 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O Ne4 9. c5 Be7 10. h3 Bd7 11. Ne5 Be8 12. f3 $1 Nxc3 13. bxc3 Nd7 14. a4 g5 15. Bh2 Nxe5 16. Bxe5 Bf6 17. f4 $1 Bxe5 18. fxe5 Bg6 19. Qc2 $1 g4 (19... f4 $140 $2 20. Bxg6 hxg6 21. Qxg6+ $16) 20. hxg4 Qg5 21. Rf4 $1 fxg4 22. g3 $1 Bxd3 23. Qxd3 Rxf4 24. exf4 Qg6 $22 25. Qxg6+ $1 hxg6 26. a5 a6 27. Kg2 Kg7 28. Rh1 Rh8 $2 (28... Re8 $142) 29. Rh4 Rxh4 30. gxh4 Kh6 31. Kf2 $3 {Allowing White to achieve opposition.} Kh5 32. Kg3 Kh6 $8 33. Kxg4 Kh7 34. Kg5 Kg7 35. h5 $1 gxh5 36. Kxh5 Kh7 37. Kg5 Kg7 38. f5 exf5 39. Kxf5 Kf7 40. e6+ Ke7 41. Ke5 Ke8 42. Kd6 Kd8 43. e7+ $1 Ke8 $8 44. Ke6 $3 $18 {A beautiful ending. This game won the Athena, Goddess of Wisdom and War Award for the most brilliant game.} 1-0 [Event "TX Women's Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.06.24"] [Round "3.2"] [White "Devagharan (WFM), Devina"] [Black "English, Rheanna L"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A58"] [WhiteElo "2115"] [BlackElo "1753"] [Annotator "Jim Hollingsworth"] [PlyCount "72"] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 b5 4. cxb5 (4. e3 d6 5. cxb5 a6 6. Nc3 axb5 7. Bxb5+ Nbd7 8. Qe2 g6 9. Nf3 Bg7 10. O-O O-O 11. h3 Bb7 12. e4 Ne8 13. Re1 e5 14. dxe6 fxe6 15. Bc4 Nc7 16. Bg5 $16 Qe8 17. Rad1 Ne5 18. Rxd6 Nxf3+ 19. gxf3 h6 20. Be3 (20. Nb5) 20... Qe7 21. Bxc5 $2 (21. Red1) (21. Rb6) 21... Qg5+ 22. Kh1 Qxc5 $19 23. Red1 Qh5 24. Kg2 Ra5 25. f4 Qh4 26. f5 gxf5 27. Rd7 fxe4 28. Rxc7 Rg5+ 29. Kf1 Qxh3+ 30. Ke1 Bxc3+ 31. bxc3 Qxc3+ 32. Kf1 Qh3+ 33. Ke1 Bd5 (33... Rg1+ 34. Kd2 Rd8+ 35. Kc2 Rdxd1) 34. Bxd5 exd5 35. Kd2 Qh2 36. Rdc1 Rg2 37. Ke3 Qe5 (37... Qf4+ 38. Kd4 Rxf2) 38. Rc8 d4+ 39. Kd2 Qa5+ {0-1 (39) Sukharnikov,L (1900)-Hollingsworth,J (1863) Norman 2005 [F Berry]}) 4... a6 5. bxa6 g6 6. Nc3 Bxa6 7. g3 d6 8. Bg2 Bg7 9. Nf3 O-O 10. O-O Nbd7 11. Qc2 Nb6 12. Rd1 Nfd7 13. e4 Ne5 14. Nxe5 Bxe5 15. Bh6 Re8 16. Bf1 c4 17. Be3 Qc7 18. f4 Bg7 19. Qf2 Reb8 20. Rac1 Nd7 21. Bh3 Rb4 22. Bxd7 Qxd7 23. Bd4 Bxd4 24. Rxd4 Rab8 25. Rd2 Qb7 26. Rcc2 Bb5 27. Qd4 Ra8 28. a3 Rb3 29. Nxb5 $1 Qxb5 30. Rxc4 $1 $14 Rb8 31. Rdc2 $1 Qd7 32. f5 gxf5 33. Rc7 $1 Qd8 34. exf5 Rxb2 35. Qg4+ Kf8 36. Qe4 Rb1+ $138 {Time trouble. Rheanna English, a Local Tournament Director from San Antonio and a member of the San Antonio Chess Team, was not crowned Champion, but played like a champion. Most importantly, she spoke as a true champion when nominating her victorious opponent for the Molly Pitcher Award (for best comeback win) with these eloquent words: “This game exemplifies what it means to be a chess player. Facing an opponent desperate for a little pride, the pressure was on. Greatness is measured in part by your composure kept when someone is really digging into you. This player dug deep into her soul to go home with this award. Many rating points were saved in this heroic fight.”} 1-0 [Event "TX Women's Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.06.24"] [Round "3.3"] [White "Niemi, Nicole"] [Black "Chu, Yue"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B26"] [WhiteElo "1809"] [BlackElo "1889"] [Annotator "Jim Hollingsworth"] [PlyCount "68"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 (2... d6 3. g3 Nc6 4. Bg2 g6 5. d3 Bg7 6. Be3 Nf6 7. h3 Rb8 8. f4 Nd4 9. Nce2 Nd7 10. c3 Nxe2 11. Nxe2 b5 12. Qd2 Bb7 13. O-O O-O 14. g4 e6 15. f5 exf5 16. gxf5 Re8 17. Bh6 c4 18. fxg6 hxg6 19. Bxg7 Kxg7 20. Qf4 Qe7 21. d4 Rh8 22. Ng3 Rh4 23. Qf2 Rbh8 24. a4 b4 25. cxb4 Nf6 26. Rae1 Nh7 27. e5 d5 28. Qe3 Bc8 29. Bxd5 Ng5 30. Rf6 Nxh3+ 31. Kg2 Bb7 32. Bf3 Bxf3+ 33. Rxf3 Ng5 34. Rf6 Rg4 35. Rf4 Qb7+ 36. Kf1 Rh2 37. Nf5+ gxf5 {1/2-1/2 (37) Li,R (2608) -Xiong,J (2723) Chess Club and Scholastic Cen 2016}) 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. d3 e6 6. Be3 d6 7. Qd2 Nge7 8. Bh6 O-O 9. Nge2 d5 10. Bxg7 Kxg7 11. O-O b6 12. f4 dxe4 13. Nxe4 Bb7 14. h3 Nd4 15. c3 Nxe2+ 16. Qxe2 Nf5 17. Kh2 h5 18. Rfd1 Qe7 19. Qf2 Rad8 20. Rab1 Rd7 21. Rd2 Rfd8 22. Rbd1 e5 23. g4 hxg4 24. hxg4 Rh8+ 25. Kg1 Nd6 26. Nxd6 Qxd6 27. Bxb7 Rxb7 28. fxe5 Qxe5 29. d4 Qg5 30. Qg3 Re7 31. Rg2 Re3 32. Qf2 Reh3 33. Kf1 Rh1+ 34. Rg1 Qxg4 $1 $15 {Remaining moves unclear.} 0-1 [Event "TX Women's Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.06.24"] [Round "3.4"] [White "Bailon-Labednick, Margaret"] [Black "Reed, Ambriette"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C46"] [WhiteElo "911"] [BlackElo "1064"] [Annotator "Jim Hollingsworth"] [PlyCount "80"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Bc5 4. d4 $6 (4. Nxe5 Nxe5 5. d4 Bxd4 6. Qxd4 Qf6 7. Nb5 c6 8. Nd6+ Kf8 9. Be3 Ng6 10. O-O-O Qxd4 11. Rxd4 Ke7 12. Bc4 Ne5 13. Bb3 f6 14. Rhd1 g5 15. g3 Nh6 16. f4 gxf4 17. gxf4 Nf3 18. Nxc8+ Raxc8 19. Rxd7+ Ke8 20. Rxb7 Nxh2 21. Be6 Rd8 22. Rxd8+ Kxd8 23. Bxa7 {1-0 (23) Roos,K (1686) -Nieberle,J (1553) Bad Koenigshofen 2010}) 4... exd4 5. Na4 b6 6. Bc4 Qe7 7. Bg5 $2 Qxe4+ $1 8. Be3 $4 (8. Qe2 $142) 8... dxe3 $3 9. fxe3 Qxe3+ $3 10. Qe2 ( 10. Kf1 $140 $4 Qf2#) 10... Qxe2+ 11. Kxe2 $17 Nf6 12. Rad1 $22 O-O 13. b4 $2 Nxb4 14. c3 Re8+ $1 15. Kd2 Be3+ $1 16. Ke2 Bf4+ 17. Kf1 Nc2 18. Re1 $22 Nxe1 $1 19. Nxe1 Ng4 20. h3 Ne3+ 21. Ke2 Nxc4+ $1 22. Kf3 g5 23. Kf2 Ba6 24. Nd3 Bd6 25. Re1 Rxe1 26. Nxe1 Re8 $19 27. Nf3 Nd2 28. Nxd2 Re2+ $3 29. Kf3 Rxd2 30. Kg4 Rxa2 $1 31. Nxb6 $22 Rxg2+ 32. Kf5 axb6 33. Ke4 Bb7+ $1 34. Kd3 f5 35. c4 f4 36. Kd4 f3 37. Kc3 f2 38. Kd4 f1=Q 39. c5 Bxc5+ 40. Ke5 $22 Qf4# 0-1 [Event "TX Women's Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.06.24"] [Round "3.5"] [White "Reed, Wendy D"] [Black "Swafford, Barbara R"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D00"] [WhiteElo "457"] [BlackElo "464"] [Annotator "Jim Hollingsworth"] [PlyCount "45"] 1. d4 d5 2. Bf4 Nf6 3. e3 (3. f3 e6 4. a3 c5 5. e3 Nc6 6. Bb5 Qb6 7. Bxc6+ bxc6 8. b3 Be7 9. Ne2 O-O 10. O-O Nh5 11. Bg3 Nxg3 12. hxg3 cxd4 13. Nxd4 e5 14. Ne2 Qxe3+ 15. Rf2 Bc5 {0-1 (15) De Boistertre,M-Rosenthal,S Paris 1880}) 3... Na6 4. Bb5+ c6 5. Ba4 (5. Bxa6 $142 bxa6 $14) 5... e6 6. Nf3 Be7 7. O-O O-O 8. Ng5 Ne4 9. Qh5 $5 Bxg5 10. f3 e5 11. Nc3 Nd2 12. Ne4 $6 exf4 13. exf4 $2 (13. Nxd2 $142) 13... Bxf4 14. h4 dxe4 $6 (14... g6 $142 {Trapping the Queen.}) 15. Bb3 Nxb3 16. fxe4 $6 (16. axb3 $142) 16... Re8 $2 (16... Nxa1 $142) 17. Rxf4 Nd2 18. Qxf7+ $1 Kh8 19. Kf2 Bg4 20. Kg3 Qxd4 21. Qxe8+ $4 (21. Rxg4 $142) 21... Rxe8 22. Kxg4 Re5 $4 (22... h6 $142) 23. Rf8# 1-0 [Event "TX Women's Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.06.24"] [Round "4.1"] [White "Devagharan (WFM), Devina"] [Black "Kao (WCM), Camille"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D15"] [WhiteElo "2015"] [BlackElo "1995"] [Annotator "Jim Hollingsworth"] [PlyCount "74"] {D15: Slav Defence: 4 Nc3 a6 and gambit lines after 4 Nc3 dxc4 White was 2.5 out of 3 while Black had a perfect 3.} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 c6 3. Nc3 (3. cxd5 cxd5 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. Nf3 a6 6. Bf4 Bg4 {last book move} 7. e3 (7. Qb3 Bc8 $14) 7... e6 (7... Nc6 8. h3 Bxf3 9. Qxf3 $11) 8. h3 (8. Qb3 b5 9. Ne5 Bf5 $14) 8... Bh5 ( 8... Bxf3 9. Qxf3 Bd6 10. Bd3 $11) 9. Be2 (9. Qb3 b5 $11) 9... Be7 (9... Bxf3 10. Bxf3 Bd6 11. Bxd6 Qxd6 12. O-O $11) 10. Qb3 $14 b5 11. Rc1 Nbd7 12. a4 { White threatens to win material: a4xb5} b4 {Black threatens to win material: b4xc3} 13. Na2 {White threatens to win material: Na2xb4} Rc8 $2 (13... Ne4 $142 $11 {and Black could well hope to play on}) 14. Bxa6 $18 Rxc1+ 15. Nxc1 O-O 16. Nd3 Ne4 (16... Qa8 17. Bb5 Nb6 18. O-O $18 (18. Nxb4 $6 Qa5 19. O-O Qxb4 20. Qxb4 Bxb4 $11)) 17. Bb5 Ndf6 $2 (17... Nb8 18. g4 (18. Nxb4 {is clearly inferior} Qa5 $17) 18... Bg6 19. Ke2 $18) 18. Nde5 (18. Nfe5 $5 {might be the shorter path} Qb6 19. f3 Rc8 20. fxe4 dxe4 $18) 18... Qc8 (18... Qc7 19. Nc6 Bd6 20. Bxd6 Nxd6 21. Qxb4 $18) 19. Nc6 Qb7 20. Nxe7+ (20. g4 $142 $5 {and White can already relax} Bxg4 21. hxg4 Nxg4 $18) 20... Qxe7 21. Ne5 Rc8 22. Nd3 Nd7 (22... Bg6 $142 23. Rf1 Qd8 $18) 23. Bxd7 Qxd7 24. Qxb4 (24. f3 $142 { keeps an even firmer grip} g5 25. Bh2 $18) 24... g5 $16 25. Bh2 Qc6 26. Nc5 $1 {White gets the advantage} Nxc5 27. dxc5 Qxc5 28. Qxc5 Rxc5 29. Kd2 (29. O-O Be2 30. Ra1 Rc4 $16) 29... Bg6 $16 30. Rc1 Rxc1 31. Kxc1 Bd3 32. g3 (32. b4 $5 f6 $16) 32... Kf8 33. f4 gxf4 (33... f6 $5 $16) 34. gxf4 Ke7 35. Kd2 (35. b4 Kd6 $16) 35... Bf1 (35... Bf5 36. b4 $16) 36. h4 Kd7 37. Bg3 Kc6 38. b4 { 1-0 (38) Munoz,C (2069)-Alcala,J (1500) Zaragoza, Coahuila, Mexico 2015}) 3... Nf6 4. Nf3 dxc4 (4... h6 5. Bf4 Bf5 (5... dxc4 6. e4 b5) 6. Qb3 $36 b6 7. cxd5 cxd5 (7... Nxd5 $8) 8. Nb5 $18 Na6 9. Qa4 Bc8 10. Nc7# {1-0 (10) Lower,V (1400) -Baxter,R (1598) Stwtr 2005} (10. Nd6#)) 5. e3 b5 $5 6. a4 b4 7. Na2 Bf5 8. Nxb4 Nd5 9. Na2 e6 10. Bxc4 $14 Be7 11. O-O O-O 12. h3 Nd7 13. Bd3 Bg6 14. Bxg6 hxg6 15. Nc3 N7f6 16. Ne5 Qc7 17. Bd2 Qb7 18. Nd3 Rab8 19. Rb1 Nb4 20. Nxb4 Bxb4 21. b3 Nd5 22. Ne4 Rfd8 23. Qc2 Bxd2 24. Qxd2 Nb4 25. Qc3 Qe7 26. Nd2 Rd5 27. e4 Rdd8 28. Nf3 Qd6 29. Rfd1 Qf4 30. Qe3 Qd6 31. Rd2 a5 32. Rbd1 Qc7 33. Rc1 Qd6 34. Ne5 c5 $6 35. Rxc5 $1 $16 Rdc8 36. Nc4 Qd8 37. Rxc8 Rxc8 {Time trouble for both. This incredible battle transitioned in a Rooks and pawns endgame with White having an extra passed pawn on the g-file v. Black having one on the a-file. For the last 15 moves White had 15 seconds on her clock. Black had only 2. This was a real barn burner!} 1-0 [Event "TX Women's Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.06.24"] [Round "4.2"] [White "Chu, Yue"] [Black "Root (WIM), Alexey Wilhelmina"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C10"] [WhiteElo "1889"] [BlackElo "2002"] [Annotator "Jim Hollingsworth"] [PlyCount "56"] 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bd7 (4... Nd7 5. Nf3 Ngf6 6. Nxf6+ Nxf6 7. Bd3 c5 8. O-O cxd4 9. Nxd4 Bc5 10. Nb3 Be7 11. Bf4 O-O 12. Qe2 Bd7 13. Rfd1 Qb6 14. c4 Ba4 15. Be3 Qc7 16. Bd4 b6 17. Be5 Qb7 18. Rac1 Rad8 19. Rc3 Bc6 20. f4 Be4 21. Re1 Bxd3 22. Rxd3 Rxd3 23. Qxd3 Rd8 24. Qe2 h6 25. Bc3 Qa6 26. f5 Qxa2 27. fxe6 Rf8 28. Nd4 Bc5 29. b4 Qxe2 30. Rxe2 Bxd4+ 31. Bxd4 fxe6 32. Rxe6 Re8 33. Rc6 Ng4 34. g3 Ne5 35. Bxe5 Rxe5 36. b5 Kf7 37. Kf2 Rh5 38. Rc7+ Ke6 39. Rxa7 Rxh2+ 40. Ke3 Kd6 41. Kd4 Rd2+ 42. Kc3 Rf2 43. Rxg7 Rf3+ 44. Kd4 Ra3 45. Rb7 Rxg3 46. Rxb6+ Kc7 47. Rxh6 Rg4+ 48. Kc5 Rg5+ 49. Kb4 Rf5 50. c5 Rf1 51. Rh7+ Kc8 52. Ka5 Rc1 53. Kb6 Rg1 54. c6 Rg8 55. Ra7 Kd8 56. Ra8+ Ke7 57. Rxg8 Kf7 58. Rg1 Kf6 59. c7 {1-0 (59) Carissa Yip (2170)-Nastassja Matus (1848) 2016 North American Junior U20 Girls 2016}) (4... Be7 5. Nf3 Nf6 6. Bd3 Nbd7 7. Qe2 O-O 8. Bg5 c5 9. c3 cxd4 10. Nxd4 h6 11. Bh4 Nd5 12. Bg3 Nc5 13. Nxc5 Bxc5 14. Be5 Bd6 15. Qe4 f5 16. Qe2 Bxe5 17. Qxe5 Qf6 18. Qxf6 Rxf6 19. Bc4 Nb6 20. Bb3 Kf8 21. f4 g5 22. g3 Bd7 23. Kf2 Na4 24. Bxa4 Bxa4 25. Rhe1 Re8 26. Re5 b6 27. Rae1 Kf7 28. h4 gxf4 29. gxf4 Bd7 30. Rd1 Ke7 31. Re3 Rg8 32. Kf3 Be8 33. Rde1 Bd7 34. h5 Kf7 35. R3e2 Bc8 36. Nb5 Bb7+ 37. Kf2 Rg2+ 38. Kf1 Rxe2 39. Kxe2 Ba6 40. a4 Ke7 41. Rg1 Bxb5+ 42. axb5 Rf7 43. Rg6 Rf6 44. Rg7+ Rf7 45. Rxf7+ Kxf7 46. Ke3 Ke7 47. Kd4 Kd6 48. b4 Kd7 49. Ke5 Ke7 50. c4 {1-0 (50) Langer,M (2252)-Schoonmaker,N (2223) Tulsa 2005}) 5. Nf3 Bc6 6. Bd3 Nf6 7. Nxf6+ Qxf6 8. Be2 h6 9. O-O Bd6 10. Be3 O-O 11. c4 Be4 12. Nd2 Bc6 13. Bf3 Bxf3 14. Nxf3 c6 15. Qb3 Qe7 16. Rfd1 b6 17. Qd3 Nd7 18. c5 Bc7 19. Qe4 Rac8 20. cxb6 Bxb6 21. Ne5 Nf6 22. Qf3 Nd5 23. Rac1 Qb7 24. Qg3 Nxe3 25. Qxe3 f6 26. Nc4 Qd7 27. Nxb6 axb6 28. h3 Qd5 $11 1/2-1/2 [Event "TX Women's Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.06.24"] [Round "4.3"] [White "Swafford, Barbara R"] [Black "Reed, Ambriette"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D00"] [WhiteElo "464"] [BlackElo "1064"] [Annotator "Jim Hollingsworth"] [PlyCount "50"] 1. d4 d5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. e3 Bf5 (3... g6 4. b3 Bg7 5. Bb2 O-O 6. Qd2 c5 7. f3 cxd4 8. exd4 Nc6 9. O-O-O a6 10. Kb1 Qd6 11. h4 h5 12. Qf2 b5 13. Bd3 Nb4 14. Nge2 Nxd3 15. Rxd3 Bf5 16. Rd2 Rfc8 17. Qe3 Ra7 18. g3 Rac7 19. Rc1 Kh7 20. Nf4 Bh6 21. Nd1 Nd7 22. Nf2 e6 23. N2d3 Bxd3 24. cxd3 Nf6 25. Rc5 Nd7 26. b4 a5 27. a3 axb4 28. axb4 Qa6 29. g4 e5 30. dxe5 Nxc5 31. bxc5 Rxc5 32. g5 b4 33. Ne2 b3 34. Bc3 Rxc3 35. Nxc3 Rxc3 36. Qd4 Qc6 {Jobava, Baadur (2685) vs Kelires, Andreas (2523), 2018-03-25, 19th ch-EUR Indiv 2018, Batumi GEO, Round: 8.41, Result: 0-1, Opening: Van Geet Opening, General (A00)}) 4. b3 e6 5. Nf3 Bb4 6. g3 $2 (6. Bd2 $142 $11) 6... Bxc3+ $3 7. Bd2 Bxa1 8. Bb4 $6 (8. Qxa1 $142 Bxc2 9. Qc3 Bg6 $15) 8... Nc6 9. a3 Nxb4 10. Ne5 $22 (10. axb4 Bc3+ 11. Ke2 Ne4 12. Bg2 Bxb4 $17) 10... Nxc2+ $3 11. Ke2 Ng4 12. Nxg4 Bxg4+ 13. f3 Bf5 14. Kf2 Qg5 15. Qd2 Nxd4 16. Qb4 Nc2 17. Qxb7 Qxe3+ 18. Kg2 O-O 19. Bb5 Bd4 20. g4 $8 Qf2+ 21. Kh3 Bxg4+ 22. Kxg4 Ne3+ 23. Kg5 h6+ 24. Kh5 $22 g6+ 25. Kxh6 $8 Qh4# 0-1 [Event "TX Women's Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.06.24"] [Round "4.4"] [White "Bailon-Labednick, Margaret"] [Black "Niemi, Nicole"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C00"] [WhiteElo "911"] [BlackElo "1809"] [Annotator "Jim Hollingsworth"] [PlyCount "66"] 1. e4 e6 2. Nf3 (2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. Nf3 Nxe4 6. Bxe7 Qxe7 7. Nxe4 dxe4 8. Nd2 f5 9. Bc4 O-O 10. c3 Nd7 11. Qe2 Nb6 12. f3 Nxc4 13. Nxc4 b6 14. fxe4 Qh4+ 15. g3 Qxe4 16. Qxe4 fxe4 17. Ne5 Ba6 18. O-O-O e3 19. Rde1 e2 20. Kd2 c5 21. c4 Rad8 22. Rxe2 Rxd4+ 23. Kc3 b5 24. b4 bxc4 25. bxc5 Rd5 26. c6 Rc8 27. a4 Ra5 28. Ra1 Rb8 29. c7 Rc8 30. Nc6 Rd5 31. Ne7+ Kf7 32. Nxd5 exd5 33. Rf1+ {Popiel, Ignacy (2559) vs Showalter, Jackson (2470), 1900, DSB-12 Kongress, Munich. Rd13, 1-0, French Defense, Classical Variation, Normal Variation (C13)}) 2... d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. d4 Bb4 5. Bb5+ Bd7 6. a3 $2 (6. Bxd7+ $142 Nbxd7 $11) 6... Bxc3+ $3 7. bxc3 Bxb5 $17 8. e5 Nfd7 9. Ng5 Qe7 10. Qf3 h6 $1 11. Qxf7+ $4 (11. Nh3 $142 $17) 11... Qxf7 12. Nxf7 Kxf7 $19 13. g4 c5 14. a4 cxd4 $6 $17 15. axb5 dxc3 16. Ra4 Rd8 17. Ra3 d4 $1 18. O-O Nxe5 $1 $17 19. f4 $2 (19. f3 $142) 19... Nxg4 $1 $19 20. f5 e5 $1 21. h3 Nf6 $8 $19 22. b6 Nc6 23. Rb3 a5 $1 24. Ba3 Nb4 $1 25. Re1 $2 (25. Rc1 $142) 25... Nxc2 $1 $19 26. Rxe5 Nxa3 27. Rxa3 d3 $3 28. Re1 d2 $1 29. Rd1 $22 c2 $1 30. Rc3 $22 cxd1=Q+ $3 31. Kg2 Qe2+ 32. Kg3 $8 Nh5+ $3 33. Kh4 $8 Rd4# 0-1 [Event "TX Women's Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.06.24"] [Round "4.5"] [White "English, Rheanna L"] [Black "Yeru, Sheba"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A07"] [WhiteElo "1753"] [BlackElo "114"] [Annotator "Jim Hollingsworth"] [PlyCount "24"] 1. Nf3 Nc6 (1... Nf6 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 e5 4. d3 d5 5. O-O Bg4 6. h3 Be6 7. Nbd2 Qd7 8. Ng5 Bf5 9. e4 dxe4 10. dxe4 Bg6 11. c3 h6 12. Ngf3 Nxe4 13. Nxe5 Nxe5 14. Nxe4 Qxd1 15. Rxd1 f5 16. Bf4 Nd7 17. Nd2 O-O-O 18. Nc4 Bh5 19. Rd2 Be7 20. Ne3 Rhf8 21. Bxc7 Kxc7 22. Nd5+ Kb8 23. Nxe7 Ne5 24. Rxd8+ Rxd8 25. Nxf5 Rd2 26. Nxg7 Bg6 27. Re1 Nc6 28. b4 Rxa2 29. f4 Rc2 30. f5 Bf7 31. b5 Nd8 32. Re3 a5 33. bxa6 bxa6 34. Ne6 Nxe6 35. fxe6 Be8 36. e7 Kc7 37. Bf1 a5 38. Rd3 Bd7 39. h4 a4 40. Bh3 Bc6 41. Bf1 a3 42. c4 a2 43. Ra3 Kd6 44. Ra7 h5 45. c5+ Ke6 46. Rxa2 Rxc5 47. Re2+ Kf7 48. Re3 Be8 49. Be2 Kf6 50. Kf2 Rf5+ 51. Bf3 Ra5 52. Re4 Ra7 53. Bxh5 Bxh5 54. e8=Q Bxe8 55. Rxe8 {Pelikan, Jorge (2620) vs Fazekas, Stephan (2380), 1936, Podebrady, Podebrady CZE, 1-0, Opening: Zukertort Opening, Symmetrical Variation (A04)}) 2. g3 d5 3. Bg2 Bd7 4. d3 e6 5. O-O Nf6 6. Nbd2 Bd6 7. e4 O-O 8. Re1 Qe7 9. e5 Nxe5 10. Nxe5 Bxe5 11. Rxe5 $16 Rfe8 12. Nf1 Rad8 {Score sheets unclear.} 1-0 [Event "TX Women's Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.06.24"] [Round "4.6"] [White "Reed, Wendy D"] [Black "Roberts, Clarese"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A40"] [WhiteElo "457"] [Annotator "Jim Hollingsworth"] [PlyCount "46"] {“I think my greatest victory was every time I walked out there, I gave it everything I had. I left everything out there. That’s what I’m most proud of.” Jimmy Connors.} 1. d4 Nc6 2. Bf4 Nf6 3. e3 b5 $6 4. Bd3 e6 $2 (4... a6 $142) 5. Bxb5 Bb4+ 6. Nc3 e5 7. Bg5 O-O 8. Nf3 d5 $2 (8... Bb7 $142) 9. Bxc6 exd4 10. Bxa8 $16 Ba6 11. Bxd5 Qe8 12. Ne5 $4 (12. Qxd4 $142) 12... Qxe5 $3 $16 13. Bxf6 Qxf6 14. a3 Ba5 15. Qg4 $22 dxc3 $3 $16 16. O-O-O cxb2+ $3 17. Kb1 $8 Bc3 $1 18. Be4 Qxf2 19. Qh5 $1 h6 $1 20. Rd7 $5 Qxe3 21. Rf1 $4 Bxf1 22. Bg6 Qe1+ $3 23. Ka2 $4 (23. Rd1 $142 $8) 23... Bc4# $3 0-1 [Event "San Antonio City Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.07.12"] [Round "5"] [White "Patel, Advait"] [Black "Langer, Mikhail"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B50"] [PlyCount "83"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. c3 Nf6 4. h3 Nbd7 5. Bd3 b6 6. O-O Bb7 7. Re1 Rc8 8. Bc2 Qc7 9. Na3 e6 10. d4 cxd4 11. Nb5 Qb8 12. cxd4 Be7 13. d5 e5 14. a4 a6 15. Na3 O-O 16. b4 g6 17. Bh6 Rfe8 18. Bd3 Rc7 19. Nd2 Nh5 20. Nac4 Bc8 21. Be3 Bf8 22. g3 Be7 23. Kh2 Rb7 24. f4 exf4 25. gxf4 Bh4 26. Rg1 Ndf6 27. b5 a5 28. Nf3 Bg3+ 29. Rxg3 Nxg3 30. Kxg3 Nxe4+ 31. Kh2 Nc3 32. Qd2 Nxd5 33. Bf2 Rbe7 34. Nd4 Nb4 35. Bf1 f6 36. Nc6 Nxc6 37. bxc6 Ba6 38. Qxd6 Kg7 39. Qxb8 Rxb8 40. Nxb6 Bxf1 41. Rxf1 Re2 42. c7 1-0 [Event "San Antonio City Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.07.13"] [Round "3"] [White "Patel, Advait"] [Black "Medina Paz, Miguel"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C18"] [PlyCount "59"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [SourceDate "2018.07.13"] 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 Ne7 7. Qg4 O-O 8. Bd3 c4 9. Be2 Nbc6 10. Nf3 f5 11. Qg3 Qa5 12. Bd2 Bd7 13. h4 f4 14. Qg4 Rf5 15. h5 h6 16. Nh4 Rf7 17. Rh3 Raf8 18. Rf3 b5 19. Rd1 Qxa3 20. Bxf4 Rxf4 21. Rxf4 Qxc3+ 22. Rd2 Rxf4 23. Qxf4 Qa1+ 24. Rd1 Qb2 25. Ng6 Nxg6 26. hxg6 Be8 27. Qg4 Nd8 28. Qh4 Nc6 29. Qg4 Nd8 30. Qh4 1/2-1/2 [Event "San Antonio City Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.07.01"] [Round "?"] [White "Hough, Stephen (1987)"] [Black "Lozano, Jesse James (2244)"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A08"] [PlyCount "75"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] 1. Nf3 g6 2. g3 Bg7 3. Bg2 e6 4. O-O Ne7 5. d3 O-O 6. e4 d5 7. Nbd2 c5 {The King's Indian Attack is not a very principled opening, but it can lead to some strong positional attacks. Black's setup looks normal, except the pawn on d5 is usually on d6, keeping a fluid center.} 8. Re1 Nbc6 9. Qe2 b6 10. e5 {Going for a well known attack. White runs the h-pawn and tries to play on the dark squares around Black's King, while Black runs the Queenside pawns to gain counterplay. Fischer-Myagmarsuren 1967 is a good example.} a5 11. c3 Ba6 $2 12. a4 $1 {Slowing Black's attack.} Rb8 ({If Black goes for} 12... c4 {White plays} 13. d4 {and vice versa. Black should have played 11... a4.}) 13. Nf1 {Starting a common plan, Nf1-h2-g4-f6.} b5 14. axb5 Rxb5 15. h4 Qb6 16. h5 Rb8 17. Ra2 { Preventing Black's main idea of an exchange sac, although the Rook is awkward.} Qd8 18. h6 Bf8 19. N1h2 Nf5 20. Ng4 Be7 21. Bf4 Rb3 22. Rd1 Qb6 23. Rd2 d4 { Black is out of counterplay and recognizes he needs to make a sacrifice to break through. Otherwise, White's dark square play is very strong.} 24. c4 Nb4 25. Ra3 {I was starting to get into time trouble. 25. Ra4 is also good.} Rxd3 ( 25... Nxd3 {is another option, but importantly} 26. Rxd3 Bxc4 $2 27. Rdxb3 $1 Bxe2 28. Rxb6 {wins for White.}) 26. Raxd3 Bxc4 27. Ne1 $2 Bxd3 (27... g5 28. Nf6+ Bxf6 29. Qg4 Kh8 30. exf6 gxf4 31. Ra3 {is very unclear. However most players wouldn't open their King up like this.}) 28. Nxd3 c4 29. Ne1 $2 {Again 29... g5.} d3 30. Qe4 Rc8 31. Nf3 Nc2 32. Rxc2 dxc2 33. Qxc2 a4 34. Bg5 Nd4 $2 35. Bxe7 $1 {I couldn't believe it at first, but it works!} Nxc2 36. Nf6+ Kh8 37. Ng5 Qc7 38. Nxf7# 1-0 [Event "San Antonio City Ch"] [Site "?"] [Date "2018.07.01"] [Round "?"] [White "Nguyen, Ahn"] [Black "Stanley, Gregg"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B06"] [PlyCount "71"] [EventDate "2018.??.??"] [SourceDate "2018.07.12"] 1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. Be3 a6 5. Qd2 b5 6. a3 Nd7 7. f3 Bb7 8. g4 c5 9. dxc5 Nxc5 10. O-O-O Rc8 11. h4 Nf6 12. Bh6 Nfxe4 13. Nxe4 Nxe4 14. fxe4 Bxe4 15. Bxg7 Rg8 16. Bc3 Bxh1 17. Qh6 Kd7 18. Qxh7 Qf8 19. Bd4 Ke8 20. h5 Be4 21. Bd3 Bxd3 22. Rxd3 e5 23. hxg6 Rxg6 24. Be3 Rxg4 25. Qf5 Rgc4 26. Rd2 Qe7 27. Nf3 R8c6 28. Ng5 Rc7 29. Ne4 Qh4 30. Nxd6+ Kf8 31. Nxc4 Rxc4 32. Bg5 Qh1+ 33. Rd1 Qc6 34. Rd8+ Kg7 35. Qxe5+ Kg6 36. Rg8+ 1-0