Saturday, June 28, 2008

#339 KST 2008 - Round 4

Here are the 4th round results from the KST :
  • Carrelli 0-1 Moldovan
  • Goeller 0-1 Kernighan
  • Mann 0-1 Tomkovich
  • Mangion 1-0 Wojcio
  • Wojcio 0-1 Mangion
  • Shiffman 0-1 Mazzillo
  • Sokolosky 0-1 Sturniolo
  • Lewis 0-1 Norowitz
  • Roth 0-1 Lewis

... The updated standings :


4.5 Moldovan, Mangion
4.0
Kernighan, Tomkovich
3.5 Mazzillo
2.0 Sturniolo
1.5
Burmett, Shiffman, Sokolosky
1.0 Norowitz, Goeller, Lewis, Pelican, Cavaliere
0.5 Carrelli, Wojcio
0.0 Matlin, McAuliffe, Sherer, Mann, Renna, Cole, Roth



... & 4 games from Thursday :

[Event "Summer Tournament"]
[Site "Kenilworth, N.J."]
[Date "2008.06.26"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Carrelli, Don"]
[Black "Moldovan, John"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B21"]
[WhiteElo "1748"]
[BlackElo "1814"]
[Annotator "Moldovan & HIARCS 11"]
[PlyCount "74"]
[EventDate "2008.06.05"]
[SourceDate "2008.06.27"]

{G/55 + :05 delay B21 Sicilian Defense (by transposition)} 1. f4 c5 ({

A change from our March 27th, KCCC game; which featured} 1... c6 2. Nf3 g6 3.
g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 d6 5. e4 Qb6 6. c3 Nf6 7. Qc2 $146 Ng4 $5) ({
More daring is Lev Zilbermintz's} 1... h6 $5) 2. Nf3 (2. b3 {
preventing the following, was a good alternative.}) 2... g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2
Nf6 $5 (4... Nc6 5. d3 e6 6. e4 Nge7 {would've joined my game from West Orange
but I had just finished showing it to Don and was already paranoid that the
line might be over-exposed.}) 5. d3 Nc6 6. e4 d6 (6... d5 7. e5 Nd7 (7... Ng8
8. d4 Bg4 {& a Gurgenidze-like setup, looks okay, too.}) 8. d4 Qb6 {
deserved consideration.}) 7. c3 Qc7 8. Na3 a6 {Diagram #} 9. Nc4 $146 ({
This varies from the} 9. Nc2 Rb8 10. O-O {
of Chmielinska - Kucypera : Rowy 1998 where Black should've answered} O-O $11 {
instead of ...b5.}) 9... b5 10. Ne3 Bb7 11. Bh3 O-O (11... e6 12. g4 d5 13. e5
Nd7) ({&} 11... c4 {looking to undermine the enemy e-pawn, were options.
But, I wasn't going to play ...0-0-0 and the Bh3's placement (in front of the
h-pawn) rules-out quick K-side attacks.}) 12. Ng4 $6 ({
This gives me an easy game.} 12. g4 {would've kept things tense and equal.})
12... Nxg4 13. Bxg4 b4 (13... Na5 $142 $15 {idea : ...c4}) 14. Bd2 a5 15. Qc2
$2 (15. O-O {would've restored the balance.}) 15... Bc8 (15... bxc3 $142 16.
Bxc3 (16. bxc3 $2 Nb4 $1 $19) 16... Nb4 {threat : ...Ba6} 17. Bxb4 axb4 {
& a clear plus.}) 16. Bxc8 Rfxc8 {Diagram #} 17. c4 $6 ({
This increases the Bg7's scope and makes a hole on d4.} 17. O-O $142) 17... Nd4
18. Nxd4 cxd4 $2 (18... Bxd4 {keeping the long, dark diagonal half-open} 19.
Ke2 a4 20. Be3 Bg7 {
would've retained the advantage (=/+ HIARCS 11; -+ Fritz 8).}) 19. Rc1 Qc5 20.
O-O {/\ f4-f5 but I beat Don to it.} f5 $1 21. exf5 ({I expected} 21. Rfe1)
21... gxf5 (21... Qxf5 $142) 22. Be1 Rf8 23. Bf2 $2 ({
This puts Carrelli's cleric in the path of my central Ps.} 23. Qe2 e5 24. fxe5
dxe5 25. Qh5 $11 {was right.}) 23... e5 24. fxe5 dxe5 25. b3 Rae8 26. Rce1 Re7
{Diagram #} 27. Qd2 $4 ({The leaves White's B without an escape.} 27. g4 $17 {
was required.}) 27... e4 $19 28. Qg5 e3 29. Bxe3 dxe3 30. Re2 $2 (30. d4) 30...
h6 31. Qh4 Kh7 32. Rf4 Bf6 (32... Rd7 $142 {winning the d3P.}) 33. Qh5 Bg5 34.
Rf3 $2 (34. d4) 34... Rg7 (34... Qd4 $142 $1 35. h4 $140 Qxd3 $8 36. Rf1 f4 $1
37. hxg5 f3 38. Qxh6+ Kg8) ({or} 34... Rd7) 35. h4 Bf6 $6 ({Trying to be cute.
} 35... Be7 {was strongest.}) 36. Rexe3 $2 ({
This drops a whole R & shortens the game.} 36. Qxf5+ $142 {
Not 36.Rxf5? Rxg3+ 37.Kh2 Qc7 threat : ...Rg5+} Qxf5 37. Rxf5 Rxg3+ 38. Kh2 Rg4
39. Rxe3 Rxh4+ 40. Kg2 Rg4+ {
although the 1st player wouldn't want a piece-down ending.}) 36... Bd4 37. Kf2
Re7 $6 {37...Be3 was best but the text is good enough. White resigns
Time left - Carrelli 26:32, Moldovan 12:19 Estimated time used - Carrelli 31:
33, Moldovan 45:46 Longest think by White - 4 minutes for 37.Kf2 Longest
think by Black - 11 minutes for 34...Rg7} 0-1

[Event "Summer Tournament"]
[Site "Kenilworth, N.J."]
[Date "2008.06.26"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Goeller, Michael"]
[Black "Kernighan, Mark"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "B12"]
[WhiteElo "2034"]
[BlackElo "2210"]
[Annotator "Fritz 8"]
[PlyCount "68"]
[EventDate "2008.06.05"]
[SourceDate "2008.06.27"]

{B12 Caro-Kann Defense Advance Variation Caveman Attack (4.h4)} 1. e4 c6 2.

d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. h4 h6 5. g4 Bd7 6. c4 e6 7. c5 b6 8. Be3 bxc5 9. dxc5 Na6
10. b4 $2 (10. Bxa6 Qa5+ 11. Nd2 Qxa6 12. h5 $11) 10... Nxb4 11. Qa4 a5 12. a3
Na6 13. Bxa6 Rxa6 14. Nf3 h5 15. Nc3 $2 (15. gxh5 $16) 15... hxg4 16. Qxg4 Nh6
$2 (16... Qc7 $19) 17. Bxh6 Rxh6 $6 (17... gxh6 $142 $15) 18. Qd4 $2 (18. Na4
$44) 18... a4 19. Rb1 Bc8 20. Nxa4 g5 $2 (20... Qa5+ 21. Rb4 $8 Be7 $15) 21.
Rg1 $2 (21. h5 $14) 21... gxh4 22. Rg8 h3 23. Qf4 Rh5 24. Nb6 Rxa3 25. Ng5 Ra7
26. Kd2 $2 (26. Nxc8 Qxc8 27. Kf1 $15) 26... h2 (26... Rxg5 27. Rxg5 Ra2+ $17)
27. Rh1 $4 (27. Ra1 $3 $44 Rxa1 $140 $4 28. Qxf7#) 27... Ra2+ $19 28. Ke3 Rxg5
$1 29. Qxg5 Qxg5+ 30. Rxg5 Bh6 $6 (30... Bxc5+ $142) 31. Rxh2 (31. Nxc8 $142
Bxg5+ 32. Kf3) 31... Bxg5+ 32. Kf3 Ba6 33. Rh8+ Ke7 34. Kg4 Bc1 {White time-forfeited} 0-1

[Event "Summer Tournament"]
[Site "Kenilworth, N.J."]
[Date "2008.06.26"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Shiffman, Bert"]
[Black "Mazzillo, Pat"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D94"]
[WhiteElo "1369"]
[BlackElo "1280"]
[PlyCount "112"]
[EventDate "2008.06.05"]
[SourceDate "2008.06.27"]

{Gruenfeld Defense} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 d5 5. e3 O-O 6. Bd3 c5 7. cxd5 Nxd5 8. O-O

cxd4 9. Nxd5 Qxd5 10. e4 Qd6 11. Qe2 Bg4 12. b3 Nc6 13. Bd2 Ne5 14. h3 Nxf3+
15. gxf3 Bxh3 16. e5 Qxe5 17. Qxe5 Bxe5 18. f4 Bxf1 19. Kxf1 Bg7 20. Bb4 Rfe8
21. Re1 e6 22. f3 Rad8 23. Bd2 e5 24. f5 Bf6 25. fxg6 hxg6 26. Re2 Kg7 27. Rg2
Rh8 28. Kg1 Rh3 29. Kf2 Rdh8 30. Be4 b6 31. f4 Rh2 32. f5 d3 33. fxg6 fxg6 34.
Bf3 Rxg2+ 35. Kxg2 Re8 36. Be4 Rc8 37. Kf1 Rc2 38. Ke1 Rxa2 39. Bxd3 Ra1+ 40.
Ke2 Ra2 41. Kd1 g5 42. Be4 Kh6 43. Kc1 Kh5 44. Be1 g4 45. Bg3 Bg5+ 46. Kb1 Re2
47. Bd5 Bf4 48. Bc4 Bxg3 49. Bxe2 Kh4 50. Kc2 Bf2 51. Kd3 g3 52. Bf1 Kg4 53.
Ke4 a5 54. Kd3 b5 55. Ke2 a4 56. bxa4 bxa4 {and White resigned after 4 more moves.} 0-1

[Event "Summer Tournament"]
[Site "Kenilworth, N.J."]
[Date "2008.06.26"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Sokolosky, Bill"]
[Black "Sturniolo, Lou"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "E60"]
[WhiteElo "1128"]
[BlackElo "1448"]
[PlyCount "68"]
[EventDate "2008.06.05"]
[SourceDate "2008.06.27"]

{King's Indian Defense (by transposition)} 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 c5 4.

e3 Bg7 5. Bd3 cxd4 6. Nxd4 O-O 7. O-O d6 8. Nd2 Nc6 9. N2f3 e5 10. Nxc6 bxc6
11. e4 Bg4 12. Be2 $2 Nxe4 13. Qd3 Bf5 14. Qe3 Qb6 15. Nh4 Qxe3 16. Bxe3 Be6
17. Rad1 d5 18. b3 d4 19. Bc1 Nc3 20. Rd2 Bh6 21. Rb2 Bxc1 22. Rxc1 Kg7 23. Nf3
f6 24. Bd3 c5 25. Re1 Rfe8 26. a3 Bd7 27. Nd2 f5 28. f3 Bc6 29. Kf2 e4 30. fxe4
fxe4 31. Nxe4 Nxe4+ 32. Bxe4 Rxe4 33. Rxe4 Bxe4 34. Re2 Re8 {
and Black won after another 34 moves or so.} 0-1

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