TC Spring Week 3

[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.01.26"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Loch, Tristan"]
[Black "Brock, Zander"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C50"]
[PlyCount "27"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. O-O Qf6 5. Nc3 Qf4 $4 6. Nd5 $1 (6. d4 {is
even better}) 6... Qxe4 7. Nxc7+ Kd8 8. d3 $1 Qf5 9. Nxa8 e4 10. dxe4 Qxe4 11.
Bxf7 $1 {There is a subtle threat being planned} Ne5 12. Nxe5 Qxe5 13. Re1 $3
Qb8 14. Re8# 1-0
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.01.26"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Weersing, Sarah"]
[Black "Symes, Hetty"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D00"]
[PlyCount "46"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Bf4 Nf6 4. e3 Nc6 5. Bd3 b6 6. Nf3 Bd6 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bxf6
Qxf6 9. O-O e5 $2 (9... Nb4) (9... O-O {and Black has nothing to fear}) 10.
cxd5 Nb4 11. Nc3 $6 (11. dxe5 $1 Bxe5 12. Nxe5 Qxe5 13. Qa4+ {Double-attack
anyone?}) 11... O-O 12. a3 Nxd3 13. Qxd3 Bf5 14. Qc4 Qg6 $6 (14... e4 15. Nd2
Qg6 $11) 15. Kh1 $6 (15. dxe5 Bd3 16. Qh4 Bxf1 17. Rxf1 Bc5 $18) 15... Bd3 16.
Qb3 Bxf1 17. Rxf1 exd4 18. Nxd4 Rfe8 19. Nf3 Be5 20. Nxe5 Rxe5 21. Nb5 $2 Rd8
$1 (21... c6) 22. Nxc7 Qd6 23. Nb5 Qb8 $6 (23... Qxd5 24. Qxd5 Rexd5 $19 {
Black is better}) 1/2-1/2
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.01.26"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Bartels, Roman"]
[Black "Pilowsky, Yoav"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A07"]
[PlyCount "85"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Nc6 3. Bg2 Bg4 4. O-O Nf6 5. h3 Bxf3 6. Bxf3 e5 7. Nc3 Bc5 8.
e4 d4 9. Nd5 O-O 10. Nxf6+ Qxf6 11. d3 Qd8 12. h4 Re8 13. Bg5 Be7 14. Bxe7 Nxe7
15. Bg4 Nc6 16. h5 Nb4 17. c3 $2 Nc6 $6 (17... dxc3 18. bxc3 Nxd3 $17 {Black
is now slightly better}) 18. h6 gxh6 19. Bh5 $5 (19. Kg2 $1 {and then use the
h-file for an attack}) 19... Kh8 $2 20. Bxf7 Rf8 21. Qf3 $2 Qg5 $2 (21... Qe7
$1) 22. Qh5 Ne7 23. Qxg5 hxg5 24. Bh5 Rf6 25. b4 $6 (25. cxd4 exd4 26. Rac1 c6)
25... Rh6 (25... dxc3 26. Rac1 Rc6 {and Black is slightly better}) 26. Bg4 Rf8
27. cxd4 exd4 28. Rac1 Nc6 29. b5 Nb4 $6 (29... Ne5 30. Be2 c6 {is more
resilient}) 30. Rxc7 Nxa2 $2 (30... Nxd3) 31. e5 Nb4 32. Rxb7 $6 (32. e6 Re8
33. Bf5) 32... Nxd3 33. e6 Ne5 34. f3 Rc8 (34... Nxg4 35. fxg4 Rxf1+ 36. Kxf1
Rxe6 37. Rxa7 d3 $11) 35. e7 Nxg4 $4 36. fxg4 Re6 $2 37. Kf2 (37. Rf8+ Kg7 38.
e8=Q+ Rc7 39. Rxc7+ Re7 40. Qxe7+ Kg6 41. Qxh7#) 37... d3 (37... Rf6+ 38. Ke1
Rxf1+ 39. Kxf1 Kg8 40. Ke2 Kf7) 38. Rd1 Re2+ 39. Kf1 Kg7 $4 40. Rxd3 (40. e8=Q+
$1 Kf6 41. Qxc8 Ke5 42. Qf5+ Kd4 43. Qxd3+ Ke5 44. Qf5#) 40... Rcc2 41. e8=Q+
Kf6 42. Rd6+ Re6 43. Qxe6# 1-0
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.01.26"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Danikowski, Stanli"]
[Black "Zailer-Fletcher, Daniel"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C55"]
[PlyCount "92"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bc4 h6 5. d3 g6 6. Nd5 Bg7 7. Be3 O-O 8. Bc5
d6 9. Be3 Ng4 10. Bd2 Nd4 11. Nxd4 exd4 12. h3 Nf6 13. Nxf6+ Qxf6 14. Qf3 Qxf3
15. gxf3 Be6 16. Bxe6 fxe6 17. O-O-O $1 {Giving away a pawn and probably all
chances of a win} Rxf3 18. Rhg1 Kf7 19. Rde1 Rxh3 20. Be3 $4 dxe3 21. fxe3 Kg8
$2 22. Rxg6 Rf8 23. Reg1 Rf7 24. R1g3 Rxg3 25. Rxg3 Kh7 26. d4 e5 27. dxe5 Bxe5
28. Rg4 b5 29. Kd1 Bxb2 30. Rf4 Rxf4 31. exf4 {All the swapping has helped
Black consolidate the winning position} Kg7 32. Ke2 c5 33. Kd3 c4+ 34. Ke3 Kf6
35. e5+ dxe5 36. fxe5+ Kxe5 37. Kd2 h5 38. c3 Ba3 39. Ke2 Kf4 40. Kf2 Kg4 41.
Kg2 h4 42. Kh1 h3 43. Kh2 Bd6+ 44. Kh1 h2 45. Kg2 b4 46. cxb4 Bxb4 0-1
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.01.26"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Zou, Yujian"]
[Black "Rossetto, Giorgio"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D07"]
[PlyCount "71"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nc6 4. Bf4 Nf6 5. Nbd2 Bb4 6. e3 Bd7 7. a3 O-O $4 8.
axb4 Nxb4 9. Qb3 Nc6 10. Qxb7 Rb8 11. Qa6 Rxb2 12. Rb1 Rb6 13. Rxb6 cxb6 $6 14.
cxd5 exd5 15. Bb5 $2 Nb8 (15... Nb4 $1 16. Qa4 Nd3+ $1 17. Kf1 (17. Ke2 $2
Nxf4+ 18. exf4 $2 Qe8+ 19. Kd1 Bxb5) 17... Qc8 {and Black might get back in to
this game}) 16. Bxb8 Qxb8 17. Bxd7 Nxd7 18. O-O Qc8 $2 19. Qxa7 Re8 20. h3 h6
21. Nb3 Rd8 22. Rc1 Qb8 23. Qxb8 Rxb8 24. Rc7 Rd8 25. Ne5 Nxe5 26. dxe5 Re8 27.
Rc6 Rb8 28. f4 b5 29. Rc5 d4 30. exd4 b4 31. d5 Rd8 32. Nd4 Rb8 33. d6 b3 34.
Nxb3 (34. d7 $3 b2 $2 35. Rc8+ Kh7 36. Rxb8) 34... Rxb3 35. d7 Rb8 36. Rc8+ 1-0
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.01.26"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Klotsas, Panagiotis"]
[Black "Jackson, Julius"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C48"]
[PlyCount "100"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Bc5 4. h3 Nc6 5. Bb5 a6 6. Bxc6 dxc6 7. Nxe5 Qd4 8.
Qe2 $2 (8. Nd3 $1) 8... Qxe5 9. O-O O-O (9... Bxh3 $3 10. gxh3 $2 (10. d4 Bxd4
11. Qf3 Bg4 {is fairly unpleasant for White too}) 10... Qg3+ 11. Kh1 Qxh3+ 12.
Kg1 Ng4 13. Qxg4 Qxg4+ 14. Kh1 O-O-O {and White is crushed}) 10. Rd1 Bd4 11.
Qd3 Bxc3 12. dxc3 Qxe4 13. Qd2 Bf5 14. Qd3 Qxd3 15. cxd3 Rad8 16. d4 c5 17. Be3
cxd4 18. cxd4 h6 19. Rac1 Nd5 20. Rc5 Nxe3 $6 (20... c6 $1 {The knight
dominates the bishop} 21. b3 Rfe8 22. Re1 Re4 23. Rcc1 Rde8 24. Bd2 Kf8) 21.
fxe3 Be6 22. d5 $2 b6 (22... c6 $1 23. e4 cxd5 24. exd5 Rd7 25. Kf2 Rfd8 26. b4
Bxd5) 23. Rc2 Rxd5 24. Re1 Rc5 25. Rxc5 bxc5 26. b3 Rd8 27. Re2 Rd1+ 28. Kf2 c4
$1 29. Rb2 cxb3 (29... c3 30. Rc2 Rd3 31. Ke2 Bf5) 30. axb3 Rd3 31. b4 Rb3 32.
Ra2 Rxb4 33. Rxa6 Rb2+ 34. Kg3 Bd5 35. Ra7 Rxg2+ (35... g5 $3 36. Kg4 Be4) 36.
Kf4 Rf2+ 37. Ke5 Be6 (37... c6 38. e4 f6+ 39. Kd4 Rf4 40. Ra8+ Kh7 41. Re8 f5)
38. Rxc7 Bxh3 39. Rb7 Re2 40. Kd4 Rd2+ 41. Kc3 Re2 42. Kd3 Rf2 43. e4 Rf3+ 44.
Kd4 Rf4 45. Ke3 Rf6 (45... Rxe4+ $3 46. Kxe4 Bg2+) 46. e5 Re6 47. Rb8+ Kh7 48.
Kd4 f6 49. exf6 gxf6 50. Rb7+ Kg6 0-1
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.01.26"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Bose, Dylan"]
[Black "Weersing, Abbey"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D02"]
[PlyCount "57"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. d4 d5 2. b3 Nc6 3. Nf3 Bf5 4. g3 Nf6 5. e3 e6 6. c3 Ne4 7. Bh3 $4 Bxh3 8. a4
Bg4 9. h4 Bd6 (9... Qf6 {Attack the pinned piece}) 10. Rh2 g5 11. Qe2 Qf6 12.
Ra2 $2 (12. Nbd2 {defending the pinned piece}) 12... Bxf3 13. Qf1 O-O-O 14. Rh3
g4 15. Rh2 Rhg8 16. a5 Rg6 17. b4 b6 18. Na3 bxa5 19. bxa5 Nxa5 $2 20. Nb5 $2 (
20. Qa6+ $1) 20... Nc6 21. Na3 Nxc3 22. Rc2 Ne4 $2 23. Rxc6 Bxa3 $2 (23... Bb4+
$3 24. Rc3 Bxc3+ 25. Bd2 Bxd2#) 24. Bxa3 Kb7 $4 25. Rc1 $2 {Missing a chance
to win with} (25. Qb5+ $1 Kc8 26. Qa5 Qe7 (26... Rd7 27. Qxa7 Re7 28. Qa8+ Kd7
29. Qb7 Qf4 30. gxf4 Nc5 31. Qxc7+ Ke8 32. Qc8#) 27. Bxe7 Rd7 28. Qxa7 Rxe7 29.
Qa8+ Kd7 30. Qb7 f6 31. Rxc7+ Ke8 32. Rxe7+ Kf8 33. Rf7+ Kg8 34. Rd7 Kh8 35.
Rxh7+ Kg8 36. Qf7#) 25... Rb8 26. Qb5+ {Not as good now, but worth a try.} Kc8
27. h5 $4 {missing the chance of at least a draw} (27. Qa6+ Kd7 $2 (27... Kd8
28. Qxa7 Rc8 29. Rxc7 Rxc7 30. Qa8+ Kd7 31. Qa4+ Rc6 32. Qa7+ Ke8 33. Qa8+ Qd8
34. Qxc6+ Qd7 35. Qa8+ Qd8 36. Qc6+ $11) 28. Qc6+ Kd8 29. Qxc7+ Ke8 30. Qxb8+
Qd8 31. Qb5+ Qd7 32. Rc8#) 27... Rh6 28. Qa5 Rb7 29. Rc6 0-1
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.01.26"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Leung, Carys"]
[Black "Symes, Mabel"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C68"]
[PlyCount "70"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Bxc6 dxc6 5. Nxe5 Qe7 6. Qh5 $2 Nf6 (6... g6
$1 {That knight looks to be in trouble now.}) 7. Qxf7+ $2 (7. Qg5 Nxe4 8. Qxe7+
Bxe7 9. d3 {minimises White's losses}) 7... Qxf7 8. Nxf7 Kxf7 9. Nc3 Bb4 10. a3
$2 (10. d3 {keeps the e-pawn alive}) 10... Bxc3 11. bxc3 Nxe4 12. O-O Bf5 13.
d3 $2 Nxc3 14. Re1 Nb5 15. Bb2 Rhe8 16. Reb1 Re2 17. Kf1 $2 Rxc2 {there goes
another pawn} 18. Be5 Bxd3+ 19. Kg1 Rc5 20. Rd1 Bc2 21. Rd7+ Ke6 22. Rxg7 Rxe5
23. Rc1 Kf6 24. Rg4 Nxa3 25. Rf4+ Kg5 26. g3 Rae8 27. h4+ Kg6 28. g4 Re1+ 29.
Kg2 $2 Rxc1 30. h5+ Kg5 31. Kg3 Re4 32. Rf5+ Kh6 33. Rf7 Rg1+ 34. Kf3 Nc4 35.
Rf5 Nd2# 0-1
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.01.26"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Bott, Simeon"]
[Black "Elliott, Sean"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A00"]
[PlyCount "37"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. a3 e5 2. b4 Nf6 3. Bb2 Bd6 4. d3 O-O 5. Nd2 b6 6. Ngf3 Bb7 7. Nxe5 Re8 8. f4
$6 Nc6 $1 9. Ndf3 h6 10. d4 Bxe5 11. Nxe5 Nxe5 12. dxe5 Ne4 13. h4 d6 14. exd6
cxd6 15. Qd4 f6 16. e3 Qc7 17. Bd3 d5 18. Bxe4 $6 Rxe4 $1 19. Qd2 $17 1-0
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.01.26"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Cordonnier-Gehring, Jona"]
[Black "Pilowsky, Oren"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C42"]
[PlyCount "31"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. d3 Bb4 5. a3 Ba5 6. Be2 O-O 7. O-O d6 8. Bg5
Bg4 9. Bxf6 $11 (9. Nd5 $14) 9... gxf6 $6 (9... Qxf6) 10. Nd2 Bxe2 11. Qxe2 Kh8
12. b4 Bb6 13. Nd5 Bd4 $2 14. c3 Bb6 15. Nxb6 $6 (15. Qh5 $1) 15... axb6 16. c4
1-0
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.01.26"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Sardesai, Neil"]
[Black "Chui, Melchior"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D00"]
[PlyCount "36"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. e3 d5 2. d4 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Nf3 Bf5 5. Bb5 Qd7 6. Ne5 Qd6 7. Bxc6+ bxc6 8.
O-O c5 9. Nb5 Qb6 10. Nc3 e6 11. Na4 Qa5 12. c3 c4 13. b3 Bd6 14. bxc4 dxc4 15.
Qf3 $6 Be4 $1 (15... O-O-O $2 16. Qa8#) (15... O-O 16. Nb2 Qxc3 (16... Bxe5 $1
17. dxe5 Qxe5 $19)) 16. Qd1 Bxe5 $1 17. dxe5 Rd8 $1 18. Bd2 Qxe5 0-1
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.01.26"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Skinner, Sam"]
[Black "Shaw-James, Mattias"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D00"]
[PlyCount "40"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nc3 Bg4 4. Bf4 e6 5. e3 Bd6 6. Bxd6 Qxd6 7. Bd3 Bxf3 8.
Qxf3 c6 9. O-O g6 $2 10. Qxf6 Qf8 11. Qe5 Nd7 12. Qf4 Rg8 13. Ne2 g5 14. Qg4
Nf6 15. Qg3 h5 16. f3 g4 17. Nf4 Qh6 18. Qh4 gxf3 19. Rxf3 Qg7 20. Nxh5 $4
Qxg2# 0-1
[Event "TC115 UCKCC"]
[Date "2015.01.26"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Sahinoz, Giulio"]
[Black "Sahinoz, Lorenzo"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D02"]
[PlyCount "38"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Bg4 3. Bf4 Bxf3 4. exf3 Nf6 5. c4 c6 6. Nc3 e6 7. Qb3 Qb6 8. c5
Qxb3 9. axb3 Nbd7 10. Bd3 b6 11. b4 (11. cxb6 Nxb6 (11... axb6 $2 12. Rxa8+)
12. Ba6 Nh5 13. Be3 Rb8 14. g4 Nf6 15. Bf4 Rd8 16. Bb7) 11... b5 $2 12. O-O Be7
13. Ra6 $1 Nb8 14. Bxb8 Rxb8 15. Rxc6 $1 Rb7 16. Bxb5 (16. Rc8+ $1 Bd8 17. Nxb5
{with a crushing attack}) 16... O-O $1 17. Ra1 Re8 18. Rca6 Bd8 19. Bc6 Rb8 1-0
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.01.26"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Oyama, Akito"]
[Black "Windsor, Amy"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B07"]
[PlyCount "101"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. e4 d6 2. f4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. g3 Bg7 5. Bg2 Bg4 6. Nge2 O-O 7. h3 Bxe2 8.
Qxe2 c5 9. d3 (9. e5 Nh5 10. Bxb7 Nd7 11. Bxa8 Qxa8 12. Qe4 $16) 9... a6 10. a4
Nbd7 11. O-O b5 $2 12. e5 $1 {White has been waiting for this} Nh5 13. Qe1 {
perhaps he wasn't after all ...} (13. Bxa8 Nxg3 14. Qg4 Nxf1 15. Bc6 $18 {
Gives White a big advantage}) 13... Rb8 $6 (13... b4) 14. g4 $1 Nxf4 15. Bxf4
dxe5 16. Be3 b4 17. Ne4 Rc8 18. Qf2 e6 19. Nxc5 f5 $2 20. Nxe6 fxg4 21. Nxd8
Rxf2 22. Rxf2 Rxd8 23. hxg4 Re8 24. Bd5+ Kh8 25. Bc6 Rd8 26. Bg5 Rc8 27. Bxd7
Rb8 28. Rf6 Bxf6 29. Bxf6+ Kg8 30. Bxe5 Kf7 31. Bxb8 Ke7 32. Bc8 Kf6 33. Bxa6
b3 34. cxb3 h5 35. gxh5 gxh5 36. Re1 Kg5 37. d4 h4 38. d5 h3 39. d6 h2+ 40. Kh1
Kg4 41. d7 Kf3 42. b4 Kf2 43. Re8 Kf3 44. b5 Kg4 45. b6 Kf3 46. b7 Kf2 47. d8=Q
Kf3 48. b4 Kg4 49. Qf6 Kh3 50. Qg7 Kh4 51. Rh8# 1-0
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.01.26"]
[Round "2"]
[White "Easton, Louie"]
[Black "Syposz, Adas"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C48"]
[PlyCount "50"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Bc5 5. Bxc6 dxc6 6. Nxe5 Qe7 $6 7. Nf3 $6
(7. d4 $1 O-O 8. O-O $16) 7... Nxe4 8. Qe2 Bxf2+ 9. Kd1 $6 (9. Kf1 Nxc3 10.
Qxe7+ Kxe7 11. Kxf2 Ne4+ 12. Ke3 {is still slightly better for Black}) 9... Bg4
$2 (9... Nxc3+ 10. dxc3 Bb6 $17) 10. Qxe4 $1 Qxe4 11. Nxe4 O-O-O $2 12. Nxf2
Bf5 13. Ng5 f6 $2 14. Nf7 Rxd2+ 15. Bxd2 Rf8 16. g4 Be6 17. Ng5 fxg5 18. Rf1 $2
Bxg4+ $1 19. Kc1 b5 $2 (19... Be2 $1 20. Rg1 Rxf2 {and Black is fighting back})
20. Bb4 Rf4 21. h3 Be2 $6 (21... Bxh3 $1 {and Black is fighting back again})
22. Bd2 Rf5 23. Bxg5 $4 Bxf1 24. Be3 Re5 $2 (24... Bxh3 $5 25. Nxh3 $2 (25.
Bxa7 g5 $44) 25... Rf1+ $17) 25. Kd2 $1 Bc4 1/2-1/2