BISHOPS CHESS CLUB NEWS: the electronic edition

picture of a bishop Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, Ohio 43015
Vol. 11 No. 1
September 2000


Tom Green compiled the information for this issue of Bishops Chess Club News with the aid of ChessBase 7.0 and Microsoft Word.

TABLE OF CONTENTS


IDES OF MARCH MINI-SWISS
March 19, 2000
Tournament Director: Tom Green

POS

NAME

RATING

RD1

RD2

RD3

TOTAL

1

Mark Chiminiello

2167

W5

W4

D3

2.5

2

Donald Opalinski

1752

W8

D7

D4

2

3

Radu A. Murgescu

2224

D10

W8

D1

2

4

Scott Ramer

1851

W9

L1

D2

1.5

5

Andy Nicol

1832

L1

W10

D6

1.5

6

Ben Snow

1796

L7

W9

D5

1.5

7

Ted Alfred

2095

W6

D2

W/D

1.5

8

Mike Frithiof

1880

L2

L3

BYE

1

9

Robert Goldberger

1743

L4

L6

BYE

1

10

Kyle Jones

1843

D3

L5

W/D

0.5

W=Win D=Draw L=Loss W/D=Withdrew

Mark ChiminielloThirty-nine chess players competed in this year's Ides of March Mini-Swiss chess tournament held in the Benes Room of Ohio Wesleyan’s Hamilton Williams Campus Center.

In Section A, Mark Chiminiello, a chess Expert and Ohio State law school student, captured the section’s first prize of $60 for his record of two wins and one draw. Radu Murgescu, a sophomore at Ohio Wesleyan, and Donald Opalinski, Chillicothe, split $40 2nd prize money.

According to the August 2000 USCF Rating List, Radu Murgescu was ranked 41st in the nation for those under age 21 and Kyle Jones, 24th, age 13-14.

Andy Nicol vs. Mark Chiminiello [B80]
1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 d6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Nf6 5 Nc3 e6 6 Bg5 Be7 7 Be2 Nxe4 8 Nxe4 Bxg5 9 Nxg5 Qxg5 10 Nb5 0-0 11 0-0 Nc6 12 Qxd6 Rd8 13 Qg3 Qxg3 14 hxg3 e5 15 Bf3 Bf5 16 c3 Bd3 17 Nc7 Rac8 18 Ne6 fxe6 19 Rfe1 Rd6 20 Bxc6 Rdxc6 21 Rxe5 Rd8 22 Rae1 Kf7 23 Rd1 Rcd6 24 Rc5 Ke7 25 Kh2 b6 26 Re5 Ba6 27 Rde1 Bc8 28 f4 Rd5 29 R5e3 Kf6 30 g4 Rd1 31 R1e2 R1d2 32 b3 Rxe2 33 Rxe2 Rd3 34 c4 Bb7 35 Rf2 Re3 36 Rd2 Ke7 37 Rc2 Kd6 38 Rd2+ Kc7 39 Rc2 e5 40 fxe5 Rxe5 41 Rf2 Kd6 42 Rd2+ Ke7 43 Kh3 Bc8 44 Kh4 Re4 45 Kg3 Bxg4 46 Rd5 Bd7 47 Kf3 Rxc4 48 bxc4 Bc6 49 Ke4 Ke6 0-1

Donald Opalinski vs. Mike Frithiof [A04]
1 Nf3 f5 2 b4 Nf6 3 c4 g6 4 Bb2 Bg7 5 d4 0-0 6 Nbd2 d6 7 g3 c6 8 Bg2 Bd7 9 0-0 e5 10 dxe5 Ng4 11 Qb3 Nxe5 12 c5+ Nf7 13 Bxg7 Kxg7 14 cxd6 Nxd6 15 Rfd1 Qe7 16 e3 Na6 17 Nc4 Nxc4 18 Qxc4 Be6 19 Qd4+ Kg8 20 a3 Rfd8 21 Qe5 Rd7 22 Nd4 Rad8 23 Bf3 Bd5 24 Bxd5+ cxd5 25 Qxe7 Rxe7 26 Rac1 Nc7 27 Rxc7 Rxc7 28 Ne6 Rcd7 29 Nxd8 Rxd8 30 Kg2 Kf7 31 Kf3 Ke6 32 Rc1 d4 33 exd4 Rxd4 34 Rc7 Rd3+ 35 Kg2 Rxa3 36 Rxb7 Kd5 37 Rxh7 Kc6 38 Rg7 Kb5 39 Rxg6 Kxb4 40 h4 a5 41 h5 a4 42 h6 Rd3 43 h7 1-0

Radu Murgescu vs. Kyle Jones [B01]
1 e4 d5 2 e5 Bf5 3 f4 e6 4 Nf3 c5 5 d3 Nc6 6 g3 Be7 7 Bg2 Qc7 8 0-0 0-0-0 9 c3 d4 10 c4 Nb4 11 Ne1 h5 12 a3 Nc6 13 Nd2 Nh6 14 h3 g5 15 b4 gxf4 16 gxf4 Rdg8 17 Kh2 Bh4 18 Ne4 Bxe4 19 Bxe4 Nxe5 20 fxe5 Qxe5+ 21 Kh1 Rg3 22 Bf4 Rxh3+ 23 Kg2 Rg3+ 24 Kh1 Rh3+ 25 Kg2 -

Scott Ramer vs. Robert Goldberger [B02]
1 e4 Nf6 2 Nc3 d5 3 e5 Ne4 4 Nxe4 dxe4 5 d4 Bf5 6 Be3 e6 7 Bc4 Nd7 8 Ne2 c5 9 c3 cxd4 10 cxd4 Bb4+ 11 Kf1 0-0 12 Ng3 Nb6 13 Bb3 Qd7 14 Nxf5 exf5 15 a3 Be7 16 d5 Qb5+ 17 Kg1 Rfd8 18 Bxb6 axb6 19 a4 Qb4 20 d6 Bxd6 21 exd6 Rxd6 22 Qc2 Rd2 23 Qc3 Qd6 24 g3 Rd8 25 Qc4 Rd7 26 Qc8+ Rd8 27 Qc4 Qe5 28 Qxf7+ Kh8 29 Re1 Qxb2 30 Qxf5 Qxb3 31 Qxe4 Qf7 32 Qe3 Rd1 33 Kg2 Qd5+ 34 Qf3 Qxf3+ 35 Kxf3 R1d7 36 Re6 Rd6 37 Rxd6 Rxd6 38 Re1 Kg8 39 Re7 b5 40 axb5 Rb6 41 Re5 Kf7 42 Ke4 Kf6 43 f4 Rd6 44 h4 Rd1 45 Rc5 Rb1 46 Kf3 Rb3+ 47 Kg4 Kg6 48 Rd5 Kf6 49 Rf5+ Ke6 50 Rh5 Kf6 51 Re5 Rb4 52 h5 Rb3 53 Rc5 Rb4 54 h6 gxh6 55 Kh5 Rb3 56 Kxh6 Rxg3 57 Kxh7 Rh3+ 58 Kg8 Rb3 59 Kf8 Ke6 60 Ke8 1-0

Ted Alfred vs. Ben Snow [C26]
1 e4 e5 2 Bc4 Nf6 3 Nc3 Bb4 4 Nge2 c6 5 0-0 0-0 6 d4 exd4 7 Qxd4 Qb6 8 Be3 c5 9 Qd3 Bxc3 10 Nxc3 Nc6 11 Bf4 Re8 12 Nd5 Nxd5 13 Qxd5 Nd8 14 Bd6 Qxb2 15 Qxc5 Ne6 16 Qd5 Qxc2 17 Rac1 Qa4 18 Rfd1 Qc6 19 Qe5 Qb6 20 Rb1 Qd8 21 Bd5 Qg5 22 Qxg5 Nxg5 23 f3 Ne6 24 Rdc1 Nd4 25 Rb2 Nc6 26 f4 g6 27 g4 Kg7 28 f5 g5 29 h4 h6 30 hxg5 hxg5 31 f6+ Kg6 32 e5 Rh8 33 Be4+ 1-0

Mark Chiminiello vs. Scott Ramer [E76]
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 g6 3 Nc3 Bg7 4 e4 d6 5 f4 0-0 6 Nf3 c5 7 d5 b5 8 cxb5 a6 9 a4 axb5 10 Bxb5 Ba6 11 Bd2 Qc7 12 0-0 Bxb5 13 axb5 Nbd7 14 Qe2 Nb6 15 Kh1 Nfd7 16 Rae1 c4 17 Be3 Ra5 18 e5 dxe5 19 fxe5 Nc5 20 e6 f5 21 Bd4 Bxd4 22 Nxd4 Nd3 23 Rd1 Nf4 24 Qf3 Nd3 25 Nc6 Ne5 26 Qg3 f4 27 Rxf4 1-0

Donald Opalinski vs. Ted Alfred [E11]
1 Nf3 Nf6 2 d4 e6 3 c4 Bb4+ 4 Nbd2 d5 5 e3 0-0 6 a3 Be7 7 b4 a5 8 b5 c5 9 Bb2 cxd4 10 Bxd4 Nbd7 11 Be2 a4 12 0-0 Nc5 13 Ne5 Nfd7 14 Nd3 dxc4 15 Nxc4 Nb3 16 Ra2 Nxd4 17 exd4 Nb6 18 Nc5 Nxc4 19 Bxc4 Qc7 20 Rc2 Bxc5 21 dxc5 Qxc5 22 Bxe6 Qxa3 23 Bxc8 Rfxc8 24 Rxc8+ Rxc8 25 Qd7 Qc5 26 Qxb7 a3 27 b6 h6 28 h3 a2 29 Qa6 Rb8 30 b7 Qc7 31 Qxa2 -

Mike Frithiof vs. Radu Murgescu [B22]
1 e4 c5 2 c3 d5 3 exd5 Qxd5 4 d4 Nc6 5 Nf3 cxd4 6 cxd4 e5 7 dxe5 Qxd1+ 8 Kxd1 Bg4 9 Bf4 0-0-0+ 10 Nbd2 Bb4 11 Rc1 Nge7 12 Be2 Ng6 13 Bg5 Rd7 14 Re1 h6 15 Be3 Kb8 16 a3 Bxf3 17 Bxf3 Bxd2 18 Bxd2 Rhd8 0-1

Ben Snow vs. Robert Goldberger [A45]
1 d4 Nf6 2 Bg5 Ne4 3 Bf4 g6 4 f3 Nf6 5 e4 c5 6 d5 d6 7 Nc3 Bg7 8 Qd2 0-0 9 Bh6 a6 10 Bxg7 Kxg7 11 a4 e6 12 Rd1 e5 13 g4 Bxg4 14 fxg4 Nxg4 15 Nf3 f5 16 h3 Nh6 17 Ng5 Kg8 18 h4 Nd7 19 Ne6 Qf6 20 Qxh6 Rf7 21 Qg5 Qh8 22 h5 Rf6 23 hxg6 Rxg6 24 Qxg6+ 1-0

Radu Murgescu vs. Mark Chiminiello [B87]
1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 d6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Nf6 5 Nc3 a6 6 Bc4 e6 7 Bb3 b5 8 0-0 Be7 9 Qf3 Qc7 10 Qg3 Nc6 11 Nxc6 Qxc6 12 Re1 Bb7 13 Be3 Nxe4 14 Nxe4 Qxe4 15 Qxg7 Bf6 16 Qg3 Bh4 17 Qh3 Rg8 18 Bg5 Qxg2+ 19 Qxg2 -

Scott Ramer vs. Donald Opalinski [B02]
1 e4 Nf6 2 Nc3 d5 3 e5 Ne4 4 d4 Nxc3 5 bxc3 Bf5 6 Nf3 e6 7 Rb1 b6 8 Bd3 Bxd3 9 cxd3 Nd7 10 0-0 c5 11 dxc5 Nxc5 12 Ba3 Be7 13 Bxc5 Bxc5 14 d4 Be7 15 Nd2 Rc8 16 Rc1 0-0 17 f4 Rc7 18 Rf3 Qc8 19 Rh3 Qa6 20 Qh5 h6 21 Rg3 Kh8 22 Qg4 Rg8 23 Rc2 b5 24 f5 exf5 25 Qxf5 Qe6 26 Qd3 b4 27 c4 dxc4 28 Rxc4 Rxc4 29 Nxc4 Rc8 30 d5 Qa6 31 Rg4 Bc5+ 32 Kf1 Qxa2 33 Qf5 Qa1+ 34 Ke2 Qa2+ 35 Kf1 -

Andy Nicol vs. Ben Snow [C42]
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nf6 3 Nc3 Bb4 4 Bc4 Nc6 5 d3 d5 6 exd5 Nxd5 7 Bd2 Nxc3 8 bxc3 Be7 9 0-0 0-0 10 Re1 Bf6 11 Be3 Bg4 12 Bb5 e4 13 Bc5 exf3 14 Bxf8 Bxc3 15 Bxc6 bxc6 16 Be7 Qd5 17 Re3 fxg2 18 Qxg4 Bxa1 19 c4 Qd4 20 Qxg2 Qb6 21 Qe4 Bd4 22 Re2 Re8 23 Qg4 g6 24 Qd7 Rb8 25 Bd8 Qb1+ 26 Kg2 Qxd3 27 Re8+ Kg7 28 Re7 Qxc4 29 Bxc7 Rb2 30 Rxf7+ Qxf7 31 Qxd4+ Kg8 32 Qxb2 Qxc7 33 Qb3+ Kf8 34 Qf3+ -


Section B

POS

NAME

RATING

RD1

RD2

RD3

TOTAL

1

Dan Whittecar

1554

W3

W6

D4

2.5

2

Charlie Tang

1462

D7

W8

W6

2.5

3

Kenneth Rhodes

1339

L1

W9

W8

2

4

Tristan McCormick

1500

D10

W7

D1

2

5

Donald Randolph

1335

L6

W10

D7

1.5

6

Walter Bagnall

1534

W5

L1

L2

1

7

Phil Binau

1647

D2

L4

D5

1

8

Charlie Custer

1481

W9

L2

L3

1

9

Kasun Waidyaratne

1308

L8

L3

W10

1

10

Michael Dondelewski

1318

D4

L5

L9

0.5

W=Win D=Draw L=Loss

Dan WhittecarIn Section B, Dan Whittecar, Columbus, and Charlie Tang, a ninth grader at Worthington High School, split $90 for their two wins and a draw. Kenneth Rhodes, Xenia, and Tristan McCormick, Columbus, split the third place prize money of $10.

According to the August 2000 USCF Rating List, Kasun Waidyaratne is the 6th highest rated player in the nation 8 & under.

Dan Whittecar vs. Kenneth Rhodes [A48]
1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 g6 3 Bg5 Bg7 4 Nbd2 h6 5 Bh4 d6 6 e3 0-0 7 Bd3 Nbd7 8 0-0 c5 9 c3 a6 10 Re1 b5 11 h3 Bb7 12 Qe2 Qc7 13 Bg3 Nh5 14 Bh2 e5 15 dxe5 dxe5 16 Rad1 Qb6 17 Be4 Bxe4 18 Nxe4 Rad8 19 Rd6 Qb7 20 Qc2 Ndf6 21 Nxf6+ Nxf6 22 Rxd8 Rxd8 23 Bxe5 Qd5 24 Bxf6 Bxf6 25 Qb3 Qe4 26 Rd1 Rxd1+ 27 Qxd1 Kg7 28 Ne1 h5 29 Qd3 Qe6 30 Qb1 Qd5 31 Nd3 g5 32 Ne1 Kh6 33 e4 Qc4 34 Nf3 Qe6 35 Nd2 Be5 36 Nf1 Bc7 37 Ne3 Bb8 38 Nd5 Qe5 39 g3 h4 40 Qd3 hxg3 41 fxg3 c4 42 Qf3 Ba7+ 43 Kg2 unclear 1-0

Charlie Tang vs. Phil Binau [C71]
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5 a6 4 Ba4 d6 5 h3 Bd7 6 0-0 Nf6 7 Re1 Be7 8 c3 b5 9 Bc2 0-0 10 d4 exd4 11 cxd4 Nb4 12 Bb3 c5 13 Bd2 Nc6 14 d5 Na5 15 Bc2 Nc4 16 b3 Nxd2 17 Nbxd2 Qc7 18 Qe2 Rfe8 19 Nf1 Bf8 20 Qd2 g6 21 Ng3 Bg7 22 Rac1 Re7 23 Bd3 Rae8 24 e5 Nxd5 25 Be4 Bxe5 26 Bxd5 Bxg3 27 fxg3 Rxe1+ 28 Rxe1 Rxe1+ 29 Qxe1 Bc6 30 Qe4 Bxd5 31 Qxd5 c4 32 bxc4 bxc4 33 Qd2 c3 34 Qc2 d5 35 Nd4 Qc5 36 Qf2 Qb4 37 Nb3 Qe4 38 Qd4 Qb1+ 39 Kh2 c2 40 Qxd5 Qxa2 41 Qd8+ Kg7 42 Qd4+ Kg8 43 Nc1 Qb1 44 Qd2 a5 45 Nd3 a4 46 Qc1 Qb3 47 Ne1 Qb1 -

Tristan McCormick vs. Michael Dondelewski [D50]
1 d4 d5 2 c4 e6 3 Nc3 Nf6 4 Bg5 Nc6 5 Nf3 a6 6 e3 Be7 7 Rc1 h6 8 Bh4 Rb8 9 Qc2 Nh5 10 Bxe7 Nxe7 11 Bd3 c6 12 c5 0-0 13 0-0 f5 14 Ne2 Ng6 15 b4 Qc7 16 a4 b6 17 Rb1 b5 18 axb5 axb5 19 Ra1 Nf6 20 Ra3 Ne4 21 Nd2 Rf6 22 f3 Ng5 23 f4 Ne4 24 Bxe4 dxe4 25 Rfa1 Qd8 26 Nb3 Nh4 27 Qa2 Rg6 28 Ng3 Rg4 29 Ra8 Bb7 30 Rxb8 Qxb8 31 Qa7 Qc8 32 Qb6 g5 33 Ra7 gxf4 34 exf4 Rg7 35 Na5 Ba8 36 Rxg7+ Kxg7 37 Nf1 Qd7 38 Nb3 Ng6 39 g3 Ne7 40 Ne3 h5 41 Kf2 Kf6 42 Qb8 Bb7 43 Qe5+ Kg6 44 Na5 Ba8 45 Nb3 Bb7 46 Ng2 Kh7 47 Nh4 Ng6 48 Nxg6 Kxg6 49 Ke3 Qd5 50 Qxd5 exd5 51 Nd2 Bc8 52 Nf1 h4 53 Kf2 Kh5 54 Ne3 h3 -

Donald Randolph vs. Walter Bagnall [C55]
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bc4 Nf6 4 d3 Bc5 5 0-0 d6 6 Bg5 0-0 7 Nc3 Be6 8 Nd5 Bxd5 9 exd5 Ne7 10 Bb3 Ng6 11 Re1 h6 12 Be3 Bb6 13 Bxb6 axb6 14 a3 Nf4 15 Kh1 Ng4 16 Rf1 g6 17 Ng1 Qh4 18 Nf3 Nxf2+ 19 Kg1 Nxd1 20 Nxh4 Nxb2 21 Rfb1 Na4 22 Bxa4 Rxa4 23 g3 Ne2+ 24 Kf2 Nd4 25 Ra2 Rfa8 26 c3 Ne6 27 Rb3 Nc5 0-1

Kasun Waidyaratne vs. Charlie Custer [B32]
1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 d4 g6 4 Be3 b6 5 d5 Na5 6 c4 Bg7 7 Nc3 Ba6 8 Qa4 Nf6 9 h3 0-0 10 e5 Ne8 11 Bd3 d6 12 e6 fxe6 13 dxe6 Bxc3+ 14 bxc3 Ng7 15 Ng5 Rf6 16 Be4 Bxc4 17 Bxa8 Qxa8 18 Nf3 Qe4 19 Qd1 Nf5 20 Qd2 Bd3 21 Rd1 c4 22 Rg1 Nc6 23 Ng5 Qe5 24 Nf3 Qxe6 25 Ng5 Nxe3 26 Qxe3 Qf5 27 g4 Qa5 28 Qd2 Ne5 29 Rg3 h6 30 Ne4 Bxe4 31 Kf1 Bd3+ 32 Kg2 Qd5+ 33 Kg1 Nf3+ 34 Rxf3 Qxf3 35 Kh2 Qxf2+ 36 Qxf2 Rxf2+ 37 Kg3 Rf1 38 Rxf1 Bxf1 39 h4 Kf7 40 Kf4 e5+ 41 Ke4 Ke6 0-1

Walter Bagnall vs. Dan Whittecar [C17]
1 e4 e6 2 d4 d5 3 Nc3 Bb4 4 e5 c5 5 a3 cxd4 6 axb4 dxc3 7 bxc3 Qc7 8 Qd4 Nc6 9 Bb5 Nge7 10 Nf3 0-0 11 Bxc6 Qxc6 12 0-0 a6 13 Be3 Nf5 14 Qc5 Nxe3 15 Qxe3 Bd7 16 Rfd1 Rac8 17 Rd3 Rfd8 18 Rad1 Qc7 19 Ng5 h6 20 Nf3 Bb5 21 Rxd5 Rxd5 22 Rxd5 exd5 23 e6 Qe7 24 exf7+ Qxf7 25 Ne5 Qe6 26 Qd4 Rc4 0-1

Charlie Custer vs. Charlie Tang [A25]
1 c4 e5 2 g3 Nf6 3 Bg2 Nc6 4 Nc3 Be7 5 Nd5 d6 6 d3 0-0 7 Nf3 Re8 8 0-0 h6 9 Bd2 Bg4 10 Qc1 Bf8 11 b4 e4 12 dxe4 Nxe4 13 b5 Ne7 14 Nd4 Nxd5 15 cxd5 Nxd2 16 Qxd2 g6 17 f3 Bd7 18 a4 Bg7 19 e4 a6 20 Rfc1 axb5 21 axb5 Rxa1 22 Rxa1 Bxb5 23 Rb1 Ba6 24 Bf1 Bxf1 25 Rxf1 Qf6 0-1

Phil Binau vs. Tristan McCormick [C01]
1 e4 e6 2 d4 d5 3 exd5 exd5 4 Nf3 Nf6 5 Bd3 Bd6 6 Qe2+ Qe7 7 Qxe7+ Bxe7 8 0-0 0-0 9 Bf4 c6 10 Re1 Re8 11 Nbd2 h6 12 c4 Be6 13 Bxb8 Raxb8 14 c5 b6 15 b4 bxc5 16 bxc5 Nd7 17 Rab1 Bf6 18 Nb3 Bd8 19 Ne5 Nxe5 20 Rxe5 Bc7 21 Re2 Bd7 22 Rbe1 Rxe2 23 Rxe2 Re8 24 Rxe8+ Bxe8 25 g3 Kf8 26 f4 Ke7 27 Kf2 Bd7 28 Ke3 Kf6 29 Nd2 g5 30 Nf3 gxf4+ 31 gxf4 Ke6 32 Ne5 Be8 33 Ng4 h5 34 Nh6 Kf6 35 Nf5 Bd7 36 Ng3 Bg4 37 Bc2 h4 38 Nf1 Bf5 39 Ba4 Bd7 40 Kf3 Ba5 41 Ne3 Ke7 42 f5 Bc3 43 f6+ Ke6 44 Bc2 Kxf6 0-1

Dan Whittecar vs. Tristan McCormick [A48]
1 d4 Nf6 2 Nf3 g6 3 Bg5 Bg7 4 Nbd2 d6 5 e3 0-0 6 Bd3 Nbd7 7 0-0 e5 8 dxe5 Nxe5 9 Nxe5 dxe5 10 Ne4 h6 11 Bxf6 Bxf6 12 Nxf6+ Qxf6 13 c3 Be6 14 Qc2 Rad8 15 a3 Rd6 16 Rfd1 Rfd8 17 Be2 Kg7 18 Rxd6 Rxd6 19 Rd1 Qd8 20 b4 b6 -

Charlie Tang vs. Walter Bagnall [E43]
1 d4 Nf6 2 c4 e6 3 Nc3 Bb4 4 e3 b6 5 Nf3 Bxc3+ 6 bxc3 Bb7 7 Bd3 Ne4 8 Qc2 f5 9 0-0 0-0 10 Nd2 Nxd2 11 Bxd2 d6 12 e4 Qf6 13 exf5 exf5 14 f4 Nd7 15 Rae1 c5 16 d5 Rae8 17 Bxf5 Qxf5 18 Qxf5 Rxf5 19 Rxe8+ Kf7 20 Rfe1 1-0

Donald Randolph vs. Phil Binau [B01]
1 e4 d5 2 exd5 Qxd5 3 Nc3 Qd8 4 Nf3 Nf6 5 d3 e6 6 Be2 Nc6 7 Bg5 Be7 8 0-0 0-0 9 a3 b6 10 Rb1 a5 11 Bxf6 Bxf6 12 Ne4 Be7 13 Re1 Bb7 14 Qd2 Nd4 15 Nxd4 Qxd4 16 Bf3 Qd8 17 Qe3 Rb8 18 Ng3 Bg5 19 Qe2 Bxf3 20 Qxf3 Be7 21 c3 c5 22 Rbd1 Qc7 23 d4 cxd4 24 Rxd4 Bc5 25 Rd3 Rbd8 26 Red1 Rxd3 27 Qxd3 Be7 28 h3 h6 29 Qd7 Qxd7 30 Rxd7 Bc5 31 Rd2 f5 32 Kf1 g5 33 f3 Kf7 34 Ne2 h5 35 Nd4 Rd8 36 Ke2 Bxd4 37 Rxd4 Rxd4 38 cxd4 Ke7 39 Kd3 b5 40 b3 Kd6 41 g3 Kd5 42 Kc3 e5 43 dxe5 Kxe5 44 Kd3 b4 45 a4 h4 46 gxh4 gxh4 47 Ke3 f4+ 48 Kd3 Kd5 49 Ke2 -


Section C

POS

NAME

RATING

RD1

RD2

RD3

TOTAL

1

Ronald Sutfin

1235

W6

D2

W3

2.5

2

Rob Shadel

1231

W7

D1

W6

2.5

3

Jared Curtis

1256

W9

W5

L1

2

4

Kevin Lee

1205

W8

L6

W7

2

5

Jim Curry

1249

W10

L3

D8

1.5

6

Paul Gardner

1300

L1

W4

L2

1

7

Doug Monroe

1276

L2

W9

L4

1

8

Joe Hecker

1272

L4

D10

D5

1

9

Howard Silver

1097

L3

L7

W10

1

10

Tom Wolber

1075

L5

D8

L9

0.5

W=Win D=Draw L=Loss

Joe SutfinIn Section C, Joe Sutfin, Delaware, and Rob Shadel, an eighth grader at Karrer, shared the first place prize money of $90 for their two wins and a draw. Jared Curtis, a ninth grader at Lehman, and Kevin Lee, a 5th grader at Columbus Academy, split the third place prize money of $10.

Paul Gardner vs. Joe Sutfin [D03]
1 d4 d5 2 Nf3 Nf6 3 Bg5 e6 4 Nbd2 Be7 5 e3 0-0 6 Bd3 c5 7 c3 Nc6 8 Qa4 Bd7 9 dxc5 Bxc5 10 Qh4 h6 11 Bxf6 Qxf6 12 Qxf6 gxf6 13 e4 Ne5 14 Nxe5 fxe5 15 0-0 f6 16 Kh1 Kh8 17 f4 Be3 18 Rad1 Bxf4 19 Rf3 f5 20 exd5 Bxd2 21 Rxd2 e4 22 dxe6 exf3 23 exd7 fxg2+ 24 Rxg2 Rad8 25 Rg6 Kh7 26 Rd6 Rf7 27 Bc2 Kg7 28 Kg2 Rdxd7 29 Rxd7 Rxd7 30 Bxf5 Rd2+ 31 Kg3 Rxb2 32 Be4 Rxa2 33 Bxb7 Rc2 34 h3 Rxc3+ 35 Kg4 a5 36 Bd5 a4 37 Ba2 a3 38 Bd5 Rc2 39 Bb3 a2 40 Bxa2 Rxa2 41 h4 Ra4+ 42 Kg3 Kg6 43 Kh3 Kh5 44 Kh2 Kxh4 45 Kg2 Kg4 46 Kf2 h5 47 Kg2 h4 48 Kf2 h3 49 Kg1 Kg3 0-1

Rob Shadel vs. Doug Monroe [C33]
1 e4 e5 2 f4 exf4 3 Bc4 Qh4+ 4 Kf1 d6 5 d4 Bg4 6 Be2 Bxe2+ 7 Qxe2 Nc6 8 Nf3 Qg4 9 h3 Qg3 10 d5 Ne5 11 Qb5+ Kd8 12 Nxe5 dxe5 13 Qxb7 Rc8 14 Qxa7 Nf6 15 Nd2 Nd7 16 Qf2 Bc5 17 Qxg3 fxg3 18 Nc4 Ra8 19 Ke2 h5 20 Be3 Bxe3 21 Kxe3 h4 22 a4 Rh6 23 Rhf1 Ke7 24 Ra3 Rb8 25 Rb3 Rxb3+ 26 cxb3 Ra6 27 Ra1 f6 28 b4 Nb6 29 Nxb6 Rxb6 30 b5 Kd7 31 Rc1 Kc8 32 Rc6 Rb7 33 d6 Ra7 34 Rxc7+ Rxc7 35 dxc7 Kxc7 36 a5 g6 37 b4 f5 38 b6+ Kb7 39 exf5 gxf5 40 b5 f4+ 41 Kf3 Kb8 42 a6 Ka8 43 Ke4 Kb8 44 Kd5 f3 45 Kc6 f2 46 a7+ Ka8 47 b7+ Kxa7 48 Kc7 1-0

Howard Silver vs. Jared Curtis [A85]
1 d4 f5 2 c4 Nf6 3 Nc3 g6 4 Nf3 Bg7 5 e3 0-0 6 Bd3 d6 7 0-0 Be6 8 Ng5 Bf7 9 d5 Qd7 10 Ne2 c6 11 Nf4 cxd5 12 Nxf7 e5 13 Nxd5 Qxf7 14 Nc3 Nc6 15 a3 Na5 16 Qa4 b6 17 b4 Nb7 18 f3 e4 19 fxe4 Nxe4 20 Bxe4 Bxc3 21 Bd5 Bxa1 22 Bxf7+ Rxf7 23 Bd2 Be5 24 Qd1 Nd8 25 Qf3 Rc8 26 Qd5 Kg7 27 Rc1 Rfc7 28 e4 f4 29 b5 Rc5 30 Qd3 Ne6 31 Bb4 Bd4+ 32 Kf1 Rh5 33 h3 Rd8 34 Ke2 Rg5 35 Kf1 f3 36 Rc2 fxg2+ 37 Rxg2 Rxg2 38 Bc3 Rg1+ 39 Ke2 Nf4+ 40 Kd2 Rg2+ 41 Kd1 Nxd3 42 Bxd4+ Ne5 43 a4 Rf8 44 Ke1 Kg8 45 a5 Nd3+ 1-0

Joe Hecker vs. Kevin Lee [B30]
1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Nc3 d6 4 h3 Nf6 5 Bb5 Bd7 6 d4 cxd4 7 Nxd4 Qb6 8 Be3 Qc7 9 0-0 g6 10 Qd2 Bg7 11 Rad1 0-0 12 Bh6 a6 13 Nxc6 Bxc6 14 Bxc6 Qxc6 15 Nd5 Rfe8 16 Bxg7 Kxg7 17 Qc3 Qxc3 18 Nxc3 Rac8 19 Rc1 e6 20 f4 Nh5 21 Rf3 f5 22 e5 dxe5 23 fxe5 f4 24 Ne4 Rf8 25 Nd6 Rc7 26 c4 b6 27 Ne4 Rf5 28 Nd6 Rf8 29 Ne4 Rc6 30 b4 Rf5 31 g4 fxg3 32 Nxg3 Rxf3 33 Nxh5+ gxh5 34 Kg2 Rf5 35 Rc3 h6 36 h4 Rxe5 37 Rg3+ Kf6 38 Rf3+ Rf5 39 Rc3 Rf4 40 b5 axb5 0-1

Jim Curry vs. Tom Wolber [C41]
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 d6 3 Bc4 Bg4 4 c3 Nf6 5 h3 Bh5 6 g4 Bg6 7 d3 Be7 8 Be3 c6 9 Nbd2 b5 10 Bb3 Nbd7 11 Bc2 d5 12 b4 a5 13 bxa5 Qxa5 14 exd5 Nxd5 15 Nb1 Nxc3 16 Bd2 Bb4 17 Bxc3 Bxc3+ 18 Nxc3 Qxc3+ 19 Ke2 0-0 20 Qd2 Qc5 21 Nh4 Rae8 22 Nxg6 fxg6 23 Rac1 Rxf2+ 24 Ke1 Rxd2 25 Bb3+ Kh8 26 Rxc5 Rxd3 27 Rxc6 e4 28 Ke2 Ne5 29 Rc5 Nf3 30 Rd1 Nd4+ 31 Ke1 Nxb3 32 axb3 Rxb3 33 Re5 Rf8 34 Rxe4 Rxh3 35 Re2 Rh1+ 36 Kd2 Rxd1+ [Rd8+!!] 37 Kxd1 Kg8 38 Kc2 Rf4 39 Rg2 Kf7 40 Kd3 Kf6 41 g5+ Kf7 42 Ke3 Rc4 43 Rf2+ Ke7 44 Rh2 h6 45 gxh6 gxh6 46 Rxh6 Kf6 47 Kd3 Kf5 48 Rh1 g5 49 Rb1 Rc5 50 Kd4 Re5 51 Rf1+ Ke6 52 Rf8 g4 53 Re8+ Kf5 54 Rxe5+ Kf4 55 Re4+ Kf3 56 Re3+ Kf4 57 Kd3 g3 58 Ke2 g2 59 Rf3+ Ke4 60 Rg3 Kd4 61 Rxg2 Kc3 62 Kd1 b4 63 Kc1 Kb3 64 Rb2+ Kc3 65 Rc2+ Kb3 66 Kb1 Ka3 67 Rb2 Ka4 68 Kc2 Ka3 69 Rb1 Ka4 70 Ra1+ Kb5 71 Kb3 Kc5 72 Ra4 Kd5 73 Rxb4 Ke5 74 Kc3 Kd5 75 Kd3 Ke5 76 Rd4 Kf5 77 Re4 Kf6 78 Kd4 Kf5 79 Kd5 Kf6 80 Re5 Kf7 81 Re6 Kf8 82 Kd6 Kf7 83 Ke5 Kg7 84 Kf5 Kf7 85 Re4 Kg7 86 Re7+ Kh6 87 Kf6 Kh5 88 Re4 1-0

Joe Sutfin vs. Rob Shadel [C02]
1 e4 e6 2 d4 d5 3 e5 c5 4 c3 Nc6 5 Nf3 Qb6 6 Be2 cxd4 7 cxd4 Nh6 8 Bd3 Bd7 9 0-0 Nxd4 10 Be3 Nxf3+ 11 Qxf3 Qxb2 12 Nd2 Qxe5 13 Rfc1 Bd6 14 g3 Ba3 15 Re1 Qd6 16 Nb3 Bc6 17 Bd4 Bb4 18 Re2 Bc3 19 Bc5 d4 20 Be4 Bxe4 21 Qxe4 Qc6 22 Qxc6+ bxc6 23 Rc1 Nf5 24 g4 Nh4 25 Kf1 Ng6 26 Nxd4 Bxd4 27 Bxd4 0-0 28 Rxc6 Rfd8 29 Bc5 Rd1+ 30 Re1 Rxe1+ 31 Kxe1 Ne5 32 Rc7 Nxg4 33 h3 Nf6 34 Rxa7 Rxa7 35 Bxa7 Kf8 36 Ke2 Ke7 37 Kd3 Kd6 38 a4 Nd5 39 h4 Nf4+ 40 Ke4 Ng6 41 h5 f5+ 42 Ke3 Ne7 43 a5 Nc6 44 Bb6 Nb4 45 Kd4 Na6 46 f4 g6 47 h6 Nb8 48 Bc5+ Kd7 49 Ke5 Na6 50 Ba3 Nc7 51 Kf6 Ne8+ 52 Kf7 Nc7 53 Kg7 Ke8 54 Kxh7 Kf7 55 Bc5 Na6 56 Bb6 Nb8 57 Bc7 Na6 58 Be5 -

Jared Curtis vs. Jim Curry [C60]
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bb5 Nge7 4 Nc3 a6 5 Ba4 b5 6 Bb3 Bb7 7 d3 h6 8 0-0 g5 9 Bxg5 hxg5 10 Nxg5 Qc8 11 Bxf7+ Kd8 12 Bb3 Ke8 13 Bf7+ Kd8 14 Bh5 Rxh5 15 Qxh5 Nd4 16 Nf7+ Ke8 17 Nd6+ 1-0

Kevin Lee vs. Paul Gardner [B33]
1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Nf6 5 Nc3 e5 6 Ndb5 d6 7 Bg5 a6 8 Na3 Be7 9 Bxf6 Bxf6 10 Nd5 b5 11 Be2 Nd4 12 0-0 0-0 13 c4 Nxe2+ 14 Qxe2 bxc4 15 Nxc4 Bb7 16 Nce3 a5 17 f4 Ba6 18 Nc4 exf4 19 Rxf4 Be5 20 Rf3 Rc8 21 Rc1 Bxc4 22 Rxc4 Rxc4 23 Qxc4 Bxb2 24 Rh3 Be5 25 Qf1 Qa8 26 Qf5 g6 27 Qg5 Bg7 28 Qh4 h5 29 Qg5 Qd8 30 Qf4 Be5 31 Qe3 Qb8 32 Ne7+ Kh7 33 Qf3 Qb1+ 34 Kf2 Qxa2+ 35 Kf1 Qc4+ 36 Ke1 Qc1+ 37 Ke2 Qf4 38 Qb3 Qxe4+ 39 Kf1 Kg7 40 Qa3 Bf4 41 Rh4 g5 42 Qc3+ f6 43 Rxh5 Qxe7 44 g3 Re8 45 Qa1 Qe2+ 46 Kg1 Qxh5 47 gxf4 Re2 48 h4 Qg4+ 49 Kh1 Qg2# 0-1

Doug Monroe vs. Howard Silver [C24]
1 e4 e5 2 Bc4 Nf6 3 d3 Bc5 4 Nf3 d6 5 Bg5 0-0 6 Nc3 Nbd7 7 Qd2 c6 8 0-0-0 b5 9 Bb3 a5 10 a3 b4 11 Na4 bxa3 12 Nxc5 Nxc5 13 bxa3 Nxb3+ 14 cxb3 Be6 15 Qc3 Qb6 16 Nd2 Rab8 17 Kc2 Rb7 18 Bxf6 gxf6 19 Nc4 Bxc4 20 dxc4 Rfb8 21 Qg3+ Kh8 22 Rd3 Qc5 23 Kb2 Qxc4 24 Rc1 Qa4 25 Rcc3 Qxe4 26 Qf3 Qxf3 27 Rxf3 a4 28 b4 c5 29 Rxf6 cxb4 30 axb4 Rxb4+ 31 Ka3 Rb3+ 32 Rxb3 axb3 33 Kb2 d5 34 Rxf7 d4 35 Rd7 Rb4 36 Rd5 Kg7 37 Rxe5 Kf6 38 f4 Rb6 39 Rd5 Rb4 40 g3 Ke6 41 Rd8 Kf5 42 Rd5+ Ke4 43 Re5+ Kf3 44 f5 d3 45 f6 d2 46 f7 Rb8 47 Re8 Rxe8 48 fxe8Q d1Q 49 Qh5+ 1-0

Tom Wolber vs. Joe Hecker [C45]
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 d4 exd4 4 Nxd4 Qf6 5 Be3 Bb4+ 6 c3 Ba5 7 b4 Bb6 8 a4 a5 9 Qd2 axb4 10 Nxc6 Bxe3 11 Qxe3 Qxc6 12 Bb5 Qd6 13 0-0 Ne7 14 Nd2 c6 15 Bc4 bxc3 16 Qxc3 0-0 17 Rfd1 b6 18 Qh3 Ba6 19 Rab1 Qc5 20 Rbc1 Bxc4 21 Nxc4 Rxa4 22 Ne3 Qe5 23 f3 Rd4 24 Nc4 Rxd1+ 25 Rxd1 Qc5+ 26 Kh1 Qxc4 27 Qxd7 Qc5 28 Qd8 Ng6 29 Qd2 h6 30 g3 Qe7 31 Qe3 Rd8 32 Ra1 Qe5 33 Ra2 Qd4 34 Qxd4 Rxd4 35 Ra8+ Kh7 36 Kg2 b5 37 Kf2 b4 38 Ke2 b3 39 Rb8 c5 40 Rxb3 Ne5 41 Rb5 Rc4 42 h3 g5 43 Rb7 Rc3 44 Re7 Nc4 45 Rxf7+ Kg6 46 Rc7 Ne5 47 Kd2 Rd3+ 48 Ke2 c4 49 Rxc4 Rxf3 50 Rc5 Rxg3 51 Rxe5 Rxh3 52 Re6+ Kf7 53 Rd6 g4 54 Kf2 h5 55 Kg2 Re3 56 Rh6 Rxe4 57 Rxh5 Kg6 58 Ra5 Re3 59 Kf2 Rh3 60 Kg2 Rh5 61 Ra8 Kg5 62 Rg8+ Kh4 63 Kh2 Re5 64 Rh8+ Kg5 65 Kg3 Re3+ 66 Kf2 Rf3+ 67 Kg2 Kf4 68 Rf8+ Ke3 69 Re8+ Kd2 70 Re4 -

Joe Sutfin vs. Jared Curtis [C55]
1 e4 e5 2 Bc4 Nf6 3 d3 Nc6 4 Nf3 Be7 5 0-0 0-0 6 Nc3 d6 7 h3 Be6 8 Nd5 Qc8 9 Ng5 h6 10 Nxe6 fxe6 11 Nxf6+ Bxf6 12 Qg4 Kf7 13 a3 Rh8 14 Bb3 Nd4 15 f4 h5 score ends 1-0

Rob Shadel vs. Paul Gardner [B23]
1 e4 c5 2 Nc3 Nc6 3 d3 Nf6 4 g3 d5 5 Bg2 dxe4 6 Nxe4 Qc7 7 Nxf6+ gxf6 8 Be3 b6 9 Ne2 Bb7 10 Qd2 Ne5 11 0-0 Bxg2 12 Kxg2 Qc6+ 13 f3 h5 14 d4 Rd8 15 Qc3 Ng4 16 Bg1 e5 17 dxc5 Bxc5 18 b4 Qb5 19 fxg4 Qxe2+ 20 Bf2 Bxf2 21 Rxf2 Qe4+ 22 Kg1 hxg4 23 Rxf6 Qe2 24 Rf2 Rd1+ 25 Rxd1 Qxd1+ 26 Rf1 Qd5 27 Qc8+ Qd8 28 Qxd8+ Kxd8 29 Rxf7 Re8 30 Rxa7 e4 31 Ra8+ Kd7 32 Rxe8 Kxe8 33 Kf2 Kd7 34 Ke3 1-0

Kevin Lee vs. Doug Monroe [C44]
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 d4 exd4 4 Bc4 h6 5 c3 Bc5 6 cxd4 Bb6 7 Bf4 Qf6 8 Be3 Qg6 9 0-0 d6 10 Nc3 Bh3 11 Nh4 Qg4 12 Qxg4 Bxg4 13 h3 Bh5 14 Nf5 Rh7 15 Bb5 0-0-0 16 a3 Bg6 17 d5 Bxe3 18 Nxe3 Ne5 19 f4 a6 20 fxe5 axb5 21 exd6 c6 22 e5 Rd7 23 Rac1 Bd3 24 Rfd1 Bc4 25 Nxc4 bxc4 26 e6 Rd8 27 e7 Re8 28 dxc6 Rxe7 29 d7+ Rxd7 30 cxd7+ Kd8 31 Nb5 Nf6 32 Rxc4 Nxd7 33 Rc7 1-0

Jim Curry vs. Joe Hecker [C57]
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Bc4 Nf6 4 Ng5 d5 5 exd5 Nxd5 6 d3 Be7 7 Nxf7 Kxf7 8 Qf3+ Ke8 9 Bxd5 Rf8 10 Bxc6+ bxc6 11 Qh5+ Rf7 12 0-0 g6 13 Qxe5 Qd6 14 Qxd6 cxd6 15 Re1 Kd8 16 Be3 Bf6 17 c3 Rb8 18 Re2 Ba6 19 Rd2 Re7 20 d4 c5 21 dxc5 d5 22 Rxd5+ Rd7 23 Rxd7+ Kxd7 24 f3 Rxb2 25 a4 Kc6 26 Bd4 Be7 27 c4 Bxc5 28 Bxc5 Kxc5 29 Nc3 Kxc4 30 Rc1 Kd3 31 Ne4 Ke2 32 h3 -

Howard Silver vs. Tom Wolber [D35]
1 d4 d5 2 c4 Nf6 3 Nc3 e6 4 Qc2 dxc4 5 e3 Bb4 6 Nf3 b5 7 a4 Bd7 8 Ne5 0-0 9 Nxd7 Nbxd7 10 axb5 Ne4?? 11 Qxe4 Nf6 12 Qc2 Qd7 13 Bd2 c6 14 Bxc4 cxb5 15 Bxb5 Qb7 16 Bf1 Rab8 17 Qb3 Bxc3 18 Qxb7 Bxd2+ 19 Kxd2 Rxb7 20 Rb1 Ne4+ 21 Ke2 Nc3+ 22 bxc3 Rxb1 23 g4 Rc8 24 Kd2 Rb3 25 Bd3 Rbxc3 26 h4 Rb3 27 h5 Rb2+ 28 Kd1 Rxf2 29 Rf1 Rg2 30 Be2 a5 31 Kd2 a4 32 Kd3 a3 33 Ra1 Ra8 34 Bf3 Rxg4 35 Bxa8 Rg5 36 Rxa3 f6 37 Bc6 g6 38 h6 Rh5 39 Ra8+ Kf7 40 Ra7+ Kg8 41 d5 exd5 42 Bd7 Rxh6 43 Be6+ Kf8 44 Bxd5 Rh5 45 Bc4 Re5 46 Rf7+ Ke8 47 Rxh7 Kf8 48 Rf7+ Ke8 49 Rxf6 g5 50 Re6+ Rxe6 51 Bxe6 Ke7 52 Bg4 Kf6 53 Kd4 1-0


Section D

POS

NAME

RATING

RD1

RD2

RD3

TOTAL

1

Kris Bertoglio

898

W5

W6

W4

3

2

Chuck Schell

933

W3

L4

W7

2

3

Stephen Shramo

783

L2

*W9

W6

2

4

Abel Mantle

967

D7

W2

L1

1.5

5

Eric O'Brien

549

L1

D7

W8

1.5

6

Peti Banfe

920

W8

L1

L3

1

7

Alex Ko

819

D4

D5

L2

1

8

Rachel Gorrell

716

L6

W9

L5

1

9

Alexander Bagnall

429

*L3

L8

BYE

1

W=Win D=Draw L=Loss *=cross-round pairing

Kris BertoglioIn Section D, Kris Bertoglio, a freshman at Ohio Wesleyan, received $60 for his three wins. Chalmers Schell, Newark, and Stephen Shramo, a senior at Marysville High School, split the $40 second place prize money.

Kris Bertoglio vs. Eric O'Brien [C44]
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 d4 d6 4 dxe5 Bg4 5 h3 Bxf3 6 Qxf3 dxe5 7 Bb5 Bb4+ 8 Bd2 a6 9 Bxc6+ bxc6 10 Bxb4 Qd4 11 Bc3 Qa4 12 Qe2 Nf6 13 b3 Qxe4 14 Qxe4 Nxe4 15 0-0 Nxc3 16 Nxc3 0-0 17 Rfe1 f6 18 Rad1 h5 19 Rd7 Rac8 20 Na4 h4 21 Nc5 Rfe8 22 Nxa6 Ra8 23 Nxc7 Ra7 24 Red1 Rc8 25 Ne6 Rca8 26 a4 g5 27 Nc5 Rxd7 28 Rxd7 Ra5 29 b4 Ra8 30 a5 f5 31 a6 f4 32 a7 Kf8 33 Rb7 Ke8 34 Rb8+ Rxb8 35 axb8Q+ Ke7 36 Qxe5+ Kf7 37 Nd7 Kg6 38 Nf8+ Kf7 39 Qf5+ Ke7 40 c4 Ke8 41 b5 cxb5 42 cxb5 g4 43 b6 f3 44 Qd7+ Kxf8 45 b7 fxg2 46 b8R# 1-0

Chuck Schell vs. Steve Shramo [D00]
1 d4 d5 2 e4 dxe4 3 Nc3 Nf6 4 f3 exf3 5 Nxf3 e6 6 Bc4 Bd6 7 0-0 0-0 8 Bg5 b6 9 Ne4 Nbd7 10 Nxd6 cxd6 11 Bd3 Bb7 12 Qe1 Re8 13 Qh4 g6 14 Bb5 Bc8 15 Bxd7 Bxd7 16 Bxf6 Bc6 17 Bxd8 Raxd8 18 Ng5 Kf8 19 Qxh7 1-0

Alex Ko vs. Abel Mantle [A04]
1 Nf3 d6 2 e4 c6 3 h3 Nf6 4 d3 b6 5 g3 d5 6 Nbd2 Bb7 7 Bg2 Qc7 8 0-0 e5 9 Re1 d4 10 Kh2 Bd6 11 Nc4 Nbd7 12 Bd2 h6 13 Rh1 Be7 14 c3 b5 15 Na3 g5 16 Kg1 Bc5 17 b4 Bb6 18 cxd4 g4 19 hxg4 Bxd4 20 Nxd4 exd4 21 Nc2 Qb6 22 Rc1 0-0-0 23 Bf4 Rdg8 24 Rh4 a5 25 a3 a4 26 Bh3 c5 27 Ne1 Kd8 28 g5 hxg5 29 Rxh8 gxf4 30 Rxg8+ Nxg8 31 gxf4 Qg6+ 32 Qg4 Ngf6 33 Qxg6 fxg6 34 Bxd7 Kxd7 35 Nf3 cxb4 36 axb4 Nh5 37 f5 Nf4 38 Nxd4 unclear -

Rachel Gorrell vs. Peti Banfe [D00]
1 d4 d5 2 e4 g6 3 Nc3 dxe4 4 f3 exf3 5 Nxf3 Bg4 6 Bb5+ c6 7 Ba4 b5 8 Bb3 b4 9 Ne4 Bxf3 10 gxf3 Bg7 11 Bd2 Qxd4 12 c3 Qe5 13 cxb4 Qxb2 14 Bc3 Bxc3+ 15 Nxc3 Qg2 16 Qd2 Qxh1+ 17 Kf2 Qxa1 18 Ne4 Qh1 19 Nc5 Qxh2+ 20 Ke3 Qxd2+ 21 Kxd2 Nf6 22 Kd3 Nbd7 23 Na4 Rd8 24 Kc4 Ne5+ 25 Kc3 Rd3+ 26 Kc2 Rxf3 27 Nc5 h5 28 a4 h4 29 Kb2 Rxb3+ 30 Kxb3 h3 31 Kc3 h2 32 Kd4 Nf3+ 33 Ke3 h1Q 34 Nd3 Nd5+ 35 Ke2 Rh2+ 36 Nf2 Qg2 37 Kd3 Qxf2 38 Kc4 Qd4+ 39 Kb3 Rb2+ 40 Ka3 Qc3# 0-1

Steve Shramo vs. Alexander Bagnall [D20]
1 d4 d5 2 c4 dxc4 3 e4 Nc6 4 Nf3 Nf6 5 Nc3 g6 6 Bxc4 Bg7 7 Be3 0-0 8 0-0 Bg4 9 Be2 Bxf3 10 Bxf3 e6 11 e5 Nd7 12 a3 b6 13 Bxc6 Rb8 14 Rc1 a6 15 Qd2 Kh8 16 Ne4 b5 17 Bh6 Rg8 18 Bxd7 Qxd7 19 Bxg7+ Rxg7 20 Qe3 Qe7 21 Rc2 Rd8 22 Rfc1 Rd7 23 Nf6 Rd8 24 Rxc7 Qf8 25 R1c6 Rg8 26 Qc1 Qg7 27 Nxg8 Kxg8 28 Rc8 Rxc8 29 Rxc8+ Qf8 30 Rxf8+ Kxf8 31 Qc8+ Kg7 32 g4 f6 33 h4 fxe5 34 dxe5 Kf7 35 Qd7+ Kf8 36 Qxe6 1-0

Peti Banfe vs. Kris Bertoglio [B32]
1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 e5 5 Nxc6 bxc6 6 Bc4 Nf6 7 Nc3 Bb4 8 Bg5 0-0 9 Qf3 Bb7 10 Bxf6 Qxf6 11 Qxf6 gxf6 unclear 0-1

Abel Mantle vs. Chuck Schell [C20]
1 e4 e5 2 Ne2 Nc6 3 d4 Nf6 4 Nbc3 Bb4 5 d5 Ne7 6 Ng3 0-0 7 Bc4 d6 8 Bg5 Ne8 9 h4 f6 10 Be3 f5 11 exf5 Nxf5 12 Bg5 Qd7 13 a3 Bc5 14 Nce4 Nxg3 15 fxg3 Qf5 16 Qe2 Bd4 17 0-0-0 a6 18 Bd3 Qd7 19 Nd2 b5 20 Qe4 Qf5 21 Rdf1 Nf6 22 Rxf5 Nxe4 23 Rxf8+ Kxf8 24 Bxe4 Kg8 25 Nf3 Bf2 26 Bd2 Bxg3 27 Ng5 g6 28 Ne6 Kh8 29 Nxc7 Rb8 30 Bg5 b4 31 axb4 Rxb4 32 Rf1 Rxe4 33 Rf8+ Kg7 34 Rxc8 h6 35 Ne6+ Kh7 36 Rc7+ Kg8 37 Rg7+ Kh8 38 Bxh6 Rxh4 39 Rxg6 Rh1+ 40 Kd2 Be1+ 41 Kd3 e4+ 42 Kxe4 Rh4+ 43 Bf4 Bd2 44 Rh6+ Rxh6 45 Bxd2 Rg6 46 Bc3+ Kg8 47 Nf4 Rg4 48 Kf3 Rh4 49 Bb4 Kh7 50 Bxd6 Rh1 51 Ba3 Kh6 52 d6 Rf1+ 53 Kg3 Kg5 54 Nh3+ Kf5 55 Nf2 Re1 56 c4 Ke6 57 c5 Rc1 58 Nd3 Rc4 59 Nf4+ Kd7 60 Nd3 Rd4 61 Nb4 a5 62 Na6 a4 63 Nb8+ Kc8 64 Nc6 Rd3+ 65 Kf4 Kd7 66 Ne5+ 1-0

Eric O'Brien vs. Alex Ko [C48]
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 Nc3 Nf6 4 Bb5 Bc5 5 0-0 d6 6 Nd5 Bd7 7 Nxf6+ Qxf6 8 d3 h6 9 Bxc6 bxc6 10 Be3 Bb6 11 Bxb6 cxb6 12 c4 Qg6 13 Nh4 Qg4 14 g3 Qh3 15 Qf3 Bg4 unclear -

Alexander Bagnall vs. Rachel Gorrell [C40]
1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 d5 3 d3 Nf6 4 Nc3 Bb4 5 Bd2 0-0 6 g3 Ng4 7 Bg2 Bc5 8 0-0 c6 9 exd5 Qb6 10 dxc6 Nxc6 11 h3 Bxf2+ 12 Kh1 Nb4 13 hxg4 Bxg4 14 a3 Qh6+ 15 Nh4 Rad8 16 Qxg4 Rd4 17 Qd1 Rxh4+ 18 gxh4 Qxh4+ 19 Bh3 Qxh3# 0-1

Kris Bertoglio vs. Abel Mantle [B22]
1 e4 c5 2 c3 e6 3 d4 Nf6 4 e5 Nd5 5 Nf3 a6 6 Bd2 b5 7 c4 bxc4 8 Bxc4 Bb7 9 0-0 Be7 10 Nc3 Nb6 11 b3 Nc6 12 Be3 Rc8 13 dxc5 Nxc4 14 bxc4 Qa5 15 Ne4 Na7 16 Nd6+ Bxd6 17 exd6 0-0 18 Ne5 Rcd8 19 a4 Rb8 20 Nxd7 Nc6 21 Bd2 Qd8 22 Nxf8 Kxf8 23 Bc3 e5 24 Re1 Qg5 25 f3 Nd4 26 Bxd4 exd4 27 Rb1 Qxc5 28 Qd3 g6 29 Re7 Qxd6 30 Rexb7 Re8 31 Rd1 Qc6 32 Rbb1 Rd8 33 Qe4 Qc5 34 Qd3 Rd6 35 Kf1 Qh5 36 h3 Qh4 37 Qe4 Qg3 38 Rxd4 Re6 39 Qg4 Qh2 40 Rbd1 h5 41 Qh4 Qc7 42 Rd8+ Kg7 43 Qd4+ Re5 44 f4 Qc5 45 Qxe5+ Qxe5 46 fxe5 1-0

Chuck Schell vs. Alex Ko [D00]
1 d4 d5 2 e4 dxe4 3 Nc3 e5 4 Be3 Nc6 5 f3 exf3 6 Nxf3 Bb4 7 Bc4 Bg4 8 0-0 Bxc3 9 bxc3 e4 10 Bxf7+ Kxf7 11 Ng5+ Ke7 12 Qxg4 Nf6 13 Qe6+ Kf8 14 Qf7# 1-0

Steve Shramo vs. Peti Banfe [D20]
1 d4 d5 2 c4 dxc4 3 e4 Nf6 4 Nc3 c5 5 d5 e5 6 Bxc4 Bd6 7 Nf3 Bg4 8 Be2 Bxf3 9 Bxf3 c4 10 0-0 0-0 11 Be2 Bb4 12 Bg5 Bxc3 13 bxc3 Nbd7 14 Bxc4 Qc7 15 Qe2 b5 16 Bxb5 Qxc3 17 Bc6 Rac8 18 Rfc1 Qd4 19 Bxd7 Rxc1+ 20 Rxc1 Nxd7 21 h3 Nc5 22 Be7 Rc8 23 Qa6 Rc7 24 Qd6 Rc8 25 Rxc5 Re8 26 Qc6 Qd1+ 27 Kh2 h6 28 Qxe8+ Kh7 29 Qxf7 h5 30 Qf5+ g6 31 Qf7+ Kh6 32 Bf8+ Kg5 33 h4+ Kxh4 34 Qf6+ g5 35 g3+ Kg4 36 Qf5# 1-0

Rachel Gorrell vs. Eric O'Brien [D00]
1 d4 d5 2 e4 Nf6 3 Nc3 Nc6 4 f3 a6 5 Bd3 e6 6 Bg5 Nxd4 7 Rc1 Bb4 8 a3 Bxc3+ 9 bxc3 Nb5 10 Ne2 Nxa3 11 0-0 Qd6 12 Bf4 e5 13 Bg3 Qb6+ 14 Bf2 Qe6 15 g4 b6 16 c4 dxc4 17 Bxc4 Nxc4 18 Qd3 0-0 19 Bg3 Nb2 20 Qc3 Nc4 21 Rcd1 b5 22 Bh4 Qb6+ 23 Nd4 Be6 24 f4 Nxg4 25 Rde1 exd4 26 Qh3 Nge3 27 Qg3 Nxf1 28 Kxf1 Ne3+ 29 Kg1 Ng4 30 Re2 d3+ 31 Kf1 dxe2+ 32 Kxe2 Qe3+ 33 Qxe3 Nxe3 34 Kxe3 Rab8 35 f5 Bc4 36 e5 g6 37 Ke4 a5 38 e6 Rbe8 39 Ke5 h6 40 Kf6 a4 41 Be1 Bxe6 42 Bd2 a3 43 Bc1 a2 44 Bb2 c5 45 h4 b4 46 c3 Bxf5 47 h5 Re6# 0-1


Super Bowl of Chess
January 30, 2000
Tournament Director: Tom Green

POS

NAME

RATING

RD1

RD2

RD3

TOTAL

1

Radu Murgescu

2224

W4

D2

W5

2.5

2

Kalpesh Asher

1548

W6

D1

W4

2.5

3

Niranjan Nagarajan

Unrated

W5

L4

W6

2

4

Kris Bertoglio

853

L1

W3

L2

2

5

Adam Van Wynsberghe

1098

L3

W6

L1

1.5

6

Chong Pin Lim

Unrated

L2

L5

L3

0

W=Win D=Draw L=Loss

Kris Bertoglio vs. Radu Murgescu [B35]
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 g6 5.Be3 Nf6 6.Nc3 Bg7 7.Bc4 0-0 8.0-0 Nxe4 9.Nxc6 bxc6 10.Nxe4 d5 11.Bxd5 cxd5 12.Nc5 Bxb2 13.Rb1 Bf6 14.Re1 Re8 15.Nb7 Qd7 16.Nc5 Qd6 17.Nb3 a5 18.Nd4 e5 19.Nb5 Qc6 20.Qd2 a4 21.Bg5 Bxg5 22.Qxg5 Ba6 23.c4 f6 24.cxd5 Qxb5 25.Qxf6 Qxd5 26.Rbd1 Qe6 27.Qxe6+ Rxe6 28.Re3 Bc4 29.a3 Bb3 30.Rde1 Rd8 31.h3 Rd1 32.f4 Rxe1+ 33.Rxe1 exf4 34.Rxe6 Bxe6 35.Kf2 Bd5 36.Ke2 Bxg2 37.Kf2 Bxh3 38.Kf3 g5 0-1

Radu Murgescu vs. Kalpesh Asher [C50]
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Be7 4.c3 Nf6 5.d4 0-0 6.dxe5 Nxe4 7.Bd5 Nc5 8.0-0 d6 9.Bxc6 bxc6 10.Bf4 Ne6 11.Bg3 c5 12.c4 Bb7 13.Nc3 dxe5 14.Nxe5 Bd6 15.Nd5 f6 16.Ng4 Bxg3 17.fxg3 Bxd5 18.Qxd5 Qxd5 19.cxd5 Nd4 20.Rac1 Ne2+ 21.Kf2 Nxc1 22.Rxc1 Rab8 23.b3 Rb5 24.Ne3 Re8 25.Ke2 c4 26.Rxc4 Rxd5 27.Rxc7 a5 28.Rc3 -

Kris Bertoglio vs. Niranjan Nagarajan [C45]
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.Nxd4 Nxd4 5.Qxd4 b6 6.Bc4 Bc5 7.Qd5 Qe7 8.Qxa8 Kd8 9.Nc3 Nf6 10.0-0 Nxe4 11.Nxe4 c6 12.Nxc5 Qxc5 13.b3 Rf8 14.Be3 Qf5 15.Bd3 Qa5 16.Qb8 Qd5 17.Qxa7 b5 18.Bb6+ Ke7 19.Bc5+ Kf6 20.Bxf8 d6 21.Qe7# 1-0

Adam Van Wynsberghe vs. Radu Murgescu [D50]
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Bg5 d5 4.Nc3 Bb4 5.a3 Bxc3+ 6.bxc3 h6 7.Bh4 Nbd7 8.Nf3 c5 9.Ne5 Qa5 10.Qc2 Ne4 11.cxd5 Nxe5 12.dxe5 Nxc3 13.dxe6 Bxe6 14.Qd2 b5 15.Rd1 g5 16.Rc1 b4 17.axb4 cxb4 18.Bg3 Ne4 19.Qe3 b3+ 20.Kd1 Rd8+ 21.Qd2 Qxd2# 0-1


Ohio Collegiate
April 1, 2000
Tournament Director: Tom Green

POS

NAME

RATING

RD1

RD2

RD3

RD3

TOTAL

1

Radu Murgescu

2224

W2

W5

W6

W8

4

2

Mark Chiminiello

2167

L1

W3

W4

W7

3

3

Kalpesh Asher

1602

W5

L2

W8

D6

2.5

4

Jay Babka

1581

W6

W8

L2

W5

3

5

Sam Duranni

1370

L3

L1

L7

L4

0

6

Steven Eich

696

L4

L7

L1

D3

0.5

7

Kris Bertoglio

898

WF8

W6

W5

L2

3

8

Patrick Costello

882

LF7

L4

L3

L1

0

W=Win D=Draw L=Lost F=Forfeit

Radu Murgescu (51878 bytes)Radu Murgescu vs. Mark Chiminiello [B80]
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.f3 e6 7.Be3 Nc6 8.Qd2 Be7 9.0-0-0 d5 10.exd5 Nxd5 11.Nxd5 exd5 12.Bd3 0-0 13.h4 Be6 14.c3 Rc8 15.Nf5 d4 16.Nxd4 Nxd4 17.Bxd4 Bxa2 18.Qc2 Qa5?! [18...g6] 19.Rhe1 Be6 20.Re5! Qc7 21.Bxh7+ Kh8 22.Rh5 Qf4+ 23.Kb1 1-0

Steven Eich vs. Jay Babka [D06]
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 d5 3.b3 Bf5 4.Nc3 e6 5.f3 c5 6.e3 Nc6 7.Bd3? Bxd3 8.Qxd3 dxc4 9.Qxc4 cxd4 10.exd4 Qxd4 11.Nge2 Qxc4 12.bxc4 Rc8 13.Nb5 a6 14.Na3 Ne5 15.Bf4? Nd3+ 16.Kf1 Nxf4 17.Nxf4 Bxa3 18.g3 Rxc4 19.Kg2 Rc2+ 20.Kh3 0-0 21.Rhd1 Rfc8 22.Rab1 b5 23.Rd6?? Bxd6 24.Nd3 Rxa2 25.Rd1 Rcc2 26.Rh1 b4 27.Ne1 Rc1 28.Rg1 Raa1 29.Rg2 Rxe1 30.Rd2 Nd5 31.f4 b3 32.Rb2 Reb1 33.Rd2 Ra2 34.Rd4 b2 35.Rc4 Rc1 36.Re4 b1Q 37.Rd4 Qg6 38.Rd3 Qh5# 0-1

Kalpesh Asher vs. Sam Duranni [B34]
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 g6 6.Be3 Bg7 7.Be2 0-0 8.0-0 a6 9.a4 Re8 10.Nxc6 bxc6 11.e5 Nd5 12.Nxd5 cxd5 13.Qxd5 Rb8 14.Bc4 e6 15.Qd6 Rxb2 16.Bb3 Bf8 17.Qd4 Rxb3 18.cxb3 Bb7 19.Rfd1 Bc6 20.b4 Bg7 21.f4 Qh4 22.Qd2 Qg4 23.Rdb1 d6 24.b5 axb5 25.axb5 Be4 26.Rb4 d5 27.b6 Rc8? 28.b7 Rc2 29.b8Q+ Bf8 30.Rxe4 1-0

Sam Duranni vs. Radu Murgescu [E70]
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.Be3 Ng4 6.Bd3 Nxe3 7.fxe3 c5 8.Nge2 Nc6 9.Bc2 0-0 10.Qd2 a6 11.Rg1 Rb8 12.a3 b5 13.cxb5 axb5 14.d5 Ne5 15.Nf4 b4 16.Nce2? Nc4 17.Qc1 Bxb2 0-1

Mark Chiminiello vs. Kalpesh Asher [E81]
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.f3 0-0 6.Bg5 c6 7.Qd2 Re8 8.0-0-0 Qc7 9.Kb1 e5 10.Nge2 Be6 11.d5 cxd5 12.cxd5 Bd7 13.Rc1 Na6 14.g4 Rac8 15.Ng3 Nc5 16.Be2 Qa5 17.h4 b5 18.h5 b4 19.Nd1 Ba4 20.Bc4 Bxd1 21.Rcxd1?! Ncxe4! 22.Nxe4 Nxe4 23.fxe4 Rxc4 24.hxg6 fxg6? [24...hxg6] 25.Qh2 h5 26.gxh5 Rxe4 27.hxg6 b3 28.axb3 Rg4 29.Rdf1 Rf4 30.Qh7+ Kf8 31.Bxf4 Qxd5 32.Bg5+ 1-0

Jay Babka vs. Patrick Costello [D02]
1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bf4 Bf5 4.a3 Nf6 5.e3 e6 6.Bb5 Bd6 7.Bg5 0-0 8.Nbd2 Bg4 9.h3 Bxf3 10.Qxf3 Be7 11.0-0 a6 12.Bd3 Qd6 13.c4 Rab8 14.c5 Qd7 15.Bf4 b6 16.b4 b5 17.Kh2 Rfe8 18.Rh1 a5 19.Rab1 axb4 20.axb4 Ra8 21.Qe2 Na7 22.g4 Rec8 23.Kg2 c6 24.g5 Ne8 25.h4 g6 26.h5 Ng7 27.hxg6 fxg6 28.Rh3 Qd8 29.Nf3 Nh5 30.Rbh1 Qd7 31.Ne5 Qb7? 32.Qg4 Nxf4+? 33.exf4 Bxg5 34.Qxe6+ Kf8 35.Nxg6+ hxg6 36.Rh8+ Kg7 37.R1h7# 1-0

Kris Bertoglio vs. Steven Eich [C44]
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 d6 4.dxe5 dxe5 5.Qxd8+ Kxd8 6.Nc3 Bg4 7.Be3 Bb4 8.0-0-0+ Kc8 9.Nd5 Nge7 10.Bc4 Rd8 11.h3 Bh5 12.g4 Bg6 13.Ng5 h6 14.Nxe7+? [14.Nxf7] 14...Bxe7 15.Nxf7 Bxe4? [15...Rf8] 16.Be6+ Kb8 17.Rhe1 b6? [17...Rxd1+] 18.f4 [18.Nxd8] 18...Rxd1+ 19.Rxd1 Bf6 20.g5 hxg5 21.fxg5 Be7 22.Rd7 Kb7 23.c3 [23.Nxe5] 23...Bg6 [23...Re8] 24.Bd5 [24.Nxe5] 24...Bxf7 25.Bxc6+?! [25.Bxf7] 25...Kxc6 26.Rxe7 Bxa2 27.Rxe5 Rh8 28.Re7 Rxh3 29.Bf4 Kb5 [29...Rf3] 30.Rxg7 a5?! 31.Rxc7 Ka4 32.g6 Kb3 33.Rb7 Rh1+ 34.Kd2 Kxb2 35.Rxb6+ Bb3 36.g7 Rd1+ 37.Ke3 Rd8 38.Be5 Kc2 39.Kf4 a4 40.Ra6 Kb2 41.c4+ Ka2 42.c5 a3 43.c6 Bc4? 44.c7 Re8 45.Rb6 Bd5 46.Rb8 Rg8 47.Rxg8 Kb1 48.c8Q a2 49.Qb8+ 1-0

Radu Murgescu vs. Steven Eich [C24]
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.d3 d5 5.exd5 Nxd5 6.0-0 Bc5 7.Nxe5 Nxe5 8.Re1 Qd6 9.d4 0-0? [9...Ne7] 10.Rxe5 Be6 11.Rxd5 Bxd5 12.dxc5 Qxc5 13.Qxd5 Qxd5 14.Bxd5 c6 15.Bf3 Rfe8 16.Be3 Re6 17.Nc3 b5? 18.Rd1 a5 19.Nxb5! Rb8 20.Nc7 Rf6 21.h4 h6 22.Na6 Rxb2 23.Bd4 c5 24.Bxb2 Rxa6 25.Rd8+ Kh7 26.Be4+ Rg6 27.h5 c4 28.Rd6 c3 29.Bxg6+ fxg6 30.hxg6+ Kg8 31.Rd8# 1-0

Mark Chiminiello vs. Jay Babka [D06]
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 d5 3.cxd5 Qxd5 4.Nc3 Qd8 5.Nf3 c6 6.Bg5 Bg4 7.Ne5 Nbd7?! 8.Nxg4 Nxg4 9.e3 Ngf6 10.Bc4 e6 11.0-0 Nb6 12.Bb3 h6 13.Bh4 Be7 14.Qe2 0-0 15.Rad1 Nfd5 16.Bxe7 Qxe7 17.e4 Nxc3 18.bxc3 Rad8 19.f4 c5 20.f5 exf5 21.Rxf5 cxd4 22.cxd4 Kh8 23.Rdf1 f6 24.Rd1 Rfe8 25.Bc2 Qe6 26.Ra5 a6 27.e5 Nd5 28.Qe4 Kg8 29.Qh7+ Kf8 30.Qh8+ Qg8?! 31.Qxg8+ Kxg8 32.Bb3 b5 33.exf6 gxf6 34.Rxa6 Kg7 35.Ra7+ Re7 36.Rxe7+ Nxe7 37.Kf2 f5 38.Re1 Nc6 39.d5 Nb4 40.Re7+ Kf6 41.Rb7 Nxd5 42.Rxb5 Nc3 43.Rb6+ Kg5 44.Rc6 Nxa2? 45.Bf7?! [45.h4+] 45...Kf4 [45...Rd7] 46.Ke2 Nb4? 47.Rc4+ Kg5 48.Rxb4 Rd6 49.Ra4 Rb6 50.Bc4 Rb2+ 51.Kf3 Rc2 52.Bd3 Rc3 53.Ke3 Rc5 54.Kd4 Rc8 55.Ra5 Rf8 56.Ke3 Re8+ 57.Kf3 Rf8 58.g3 h5 59.h4+ Kg6 60.Kf4 Rf6 61.Rxf5 Rxf5+ 62.Bxf5+ Kf6 63.Bb1 Kg7 64.Kg5 Kf7 65.Bg6+ Kg7 66.Bxh5 Kh7 67.Kf6 Kh6 68.g4 Kh7 69.g5 Kg8 70.g6 Kf8 71.g7+ Kg8 72.Bf7+ Kh7 73.g8Q+ 1-0

Sam Duranni vs. Kris Bertoglio [B32]
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 e5 5.Nb3 Nf6 6.f3 d5 7.Bb5 a6 8.Bxc6+ bxc6 9.Bg5 Be7 10.Bxf6 Bxf6 11.Nc3 d4 12.Ne2 Qb6 13.Qd3 0-0 14.h4 a5 15.g4? Ba6 16.Qd2 Be7 17.a4 Rad8 18.f4? Bb4 19.c3 dxc3 0-1

Kalpesh Asher vs. Patrick Costello [C65]
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 Nf6 4.0-0 d5?! 5.Nxe5 Bd6? 6.Nxc6 bxc6 7.Bxc6+ Bd7 8.Bxa8 Qxa8 9.e5 Bxe5 10.Qe2 Ng4 11.d4 g6 12.Re1 0-0 13.dxe5 Re8 14.f4 Nf6 15.Be3 Qb8 16.b3 Ne4 17.Nd2 Be6 18.c4 dxc4 19.bxc4 Nc3 20.Qd3 Bxc4? 21.Qxc4 Nb5 1-0

Patrick Costello vs. Radu Murgescu [B30]
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 g6 4.Bc4 Bg7 5.0-0 e6 6.d4 Nxd4 7.Nxd4 cxd4 8.Ne2 Qb6 9.Bf4 Ne7 10.c3 e5 11.Bd2 0-0 12.cxd4 exd4 13.a3 Nc6 14.Bd5 d6 15.Bxc6?! bxc6 16.Bb4 c5 17.Be1 Ba6 18.f4 Qxb2 19.Rb1? Qxe2 20.Qxe2 Bxe2 21.Rf2 d3 22.h3 Bd4 23.Rb7 Rab8 24.Rxb8 Rxb8 25.Kh2 Bxf2 26.Bxf2 d2 27.e5 d1Q 28.exd6 Qxd6 29.Kg3 Rb3+ 30.Kh4 Qd8# 0-1

Kris Bertoglio vs. Mark Chiminiello [B22]
1.e4 c5 2.c3 d5 3.exd5 Qxd5 4.c4 Qd8 5.Nf3 Nc6 6.g3 g6 7.Nc3 Bg7 8.Bg2 Nf6 9.0-0 0-0 10.Re1 Bf5 11.Ne5 Nd4 12.d3 h5 13.h3 Nd7 14.Bf4 Ne6?! 15.Bxb7 Nxf4 [15...Nxe5] 16.gxf4 Nxe5 17.Bxa8 Nxd3 18.Re3 Qxa8 19.Rxd3 Bxd3 20.Qxd3 Rd8 21.Qe3 Rd4 22.b3 e6 23.Rf1 Qd8 24.Ne4 Qh4 25.Re1 Bh6 26.Qg3 Qe7 27.Re2 Rd1+ 28.Kg2 Bg7 29.Nd2 Qd7 30.Nf3 Qc6 31.Kh2 h4 32.Qg2 Qd6 33.Qg4 Bh6 34.Ne5 Qd4 [34...Rd2] 35.Kg2 [35.Nxg6!?] 35...Qxf4 36.Qxf4 Bxf4 37.Nc6 Rd7 38.Kf3 g5 39.Ne5 Rd6 40.Ng4 Kg7 41.Rb2 Rd3+ 42.Kg2? [42.Ne3] 42...f5 43.Ne3 Bxe3 44.fxe3 Rxe3 45.b4 cxb4 46.c5 a5 47.Rb3 Re2+ 48.Kf3 Rxa2 49.Ke3 Rc2 50.Kd4 Kf6 51.Rb1 g4 52.hxg4 fxg4 53.Rf1+ Ke7 54.Rf4 e5+ 55.Kxe5 Rxc5+ 0-1

Jay Babka vs. Sam Duranni [D03]
1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 d5 3.Bg5 Nc6 4.e3 g6 5.Nbd2 Bf5 6.a3 Bg7 7.Rc1 0-0 8.c4 Re8 9.Be2 a6 10.0-0 Qd7 11.Re1 e5 12.dxe5 Nxe5 13.Nxe5 Rxe5 14.Bf4 Re7 15.Nf3 Rc8 16.Bg5 Be6 17.Qb3 c6 18.Red1 Ree8 19.Bxf6 Bxf6 20.e4 Bg4 21.cxd5 cxd5 22.Rxc8 Qxc8 23.Qxd5 Bxb2 24.Rb1 b5 25.Ng5 Bg7?? [25...Be6] 26.Qxf7+ Kh8 27.Bxg4 1-0

Steven Eich vs. Kalpesh Asher [C77]
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.Bxc6 dxc6 6.c3 Bd6 [6...Qd3] 7.d3 0-0 8.0-0 Re8 9.Bg5 h6 10.Bh4 c5 11.Re1 b5 12.d4 cxd4 13.cxd4 Bb7 14.d5 c6 15.Nc3 cxd5 16.exd5 g5 17.Bg3 b4 18.Na4 e4 19.Nd4 Bxg3 20.hxg3 Bxd5 21.a3 a5 22.Qd2 b3 23.Nc5 Qb6 24.Qc3 a4 25.f3?! [25.Nf5] 25...Rec8 [25...exf3] 26.Rac1 Qa5? 27.fxe4 [27.Qxa5] 27...Nxe4 28.Qxa5 Rxa5 29.Nd3 Rxc1 30.Rxc1 Kg7 31.Kh2 Nd2 32.Rc5 Rxc5 33.Nxc5 Nf1+ 34.Kh3 Ne3 [34...h5] 35.Nxa4 Bxg2+ 36.Kh2 Bd5 37.Nc5 Nc4 38.a4 Nxb2 39.a5 Nc4 40.Ncxb3 Kf6 41.Nb5 g4 42.Nc7 Be6 43.Na8 Ke5 44.Nb6 f5 45.Kg2? Nxb6 46.axb6 Bxb3 47.b7 Bd5+ 48.Kf2 Bxb7 49.Ke3 Bc6 50.Kf2 f4 51.gxf4+ Kxf4 52.Kg1 Kf3 53.Kh2 Kf2?? [53...g3+] -


Postal Chess

Tom Green's opponent, R. Lynn Ainsworth, a retired supervisor from General Tire & Rubber Co., in this game from the 1997 U.S. Open Postal Championship, is an Ohio Wesleyan alumnus. Mr. Ainsworth's son also attended Ohio Wesleyan.

Tom Green vs. Lynn Ainsworth [C39]
1 e4 e5 2 f4 exf4 3 Nf3 g5 4 h4 g4 5 Ne5 Bg7 6 d4 d6 7 Nxg4 Bxg4 8 Qxg4 Bxd4 9 Nc3 Bxc3+ 10 bxc3 Nd7 11 Rb1 Qe7 12 Qxf4 Ngf6 13 Rxb7 Nxe4 14 Rh3 Ndc5 15 Re3 0-0 16 Rb4 f5 17 Bc4+ Kh8 18 Bd5 Rab8 19 Bb2 Na4 20 Ba1 Qg7 21 Rxb8 Rxb8 22 Bxe4 fxe4 23 Qxe4 Rb1+ 24 Kf2 1-0

Here are two games Tom Green played against postal chess masters with 2300 ratings from a finals section of the 1995 U. S. Postal Open Championship.

Michael Vanya vs. Tom Green [A80]
1 d4 f5 2 Nc3 Nf6 3 Bg5 d5 4 f3 Nc6 5 Qd2 e6 6 e4 dxe4 7 0-0-0 Bb4 8 a3 Ba5 9 Bc4 exf3 10 gxf3 Bxc3 11 Qxc3 Ne4 12 fxe4 Qxg5+ 13 Kb1 fxe4 14 Nh3 Qe7 15 Rhg1 e5 16 dxe5 Qxe5 17 Qe3 Rf8 18 Rge1 Bf5 19 Ng5 Rf6 20 Rd5 Qe7 21 Nxe4 Bxe4 22 Qxe4 Qxe4 23 Rxe4+ Kf8 24 Rd7 Rc8 25 Re1 [Rg4] Nb8 26 Rde7 Nc6 27 Rd7 Nb8 -

Tom Green vs. Steve Sinding [B33]
1 e4 c5 2 Nf3 Nc6 3 d4 cxd4 4 Nxd4 Nf6 5 Nc3 e5 6 Ndb5 d6 7 Bg5 a6 8 Na3 b5 9 Bxf6 gxf6 10 Nd5 Bg7 11 Bd3 Ne7 12 Nxe7 Qxe7 13 c3 f5 14 0-0 0-0 15 Nc2 Bb7 16 exf5 Qg5 17 Ne3 h5 18 Bc2 d5 19 Nxd5 Rad8 20 Be4 Bxd5 21 Bxd5 Qxf5 22 Qb3 Rd6 23 Rad1 Rfd8 24 Bb7 Rxd1 25 Rxd1 Rxd1+ 26 Qxd1 Qg6 27 g3 Bf8 28 h4 Bc5 -


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