TC Spring Week 4

[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.02.02"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Skinner, Sam"]
[Black "Danikowski, Stanli"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "D00"]
[PlyCount "91"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. d4 d5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Nf3 Bf5 4. Bf4 e6 5. e3 Nc6 6. a3 Be7 7. Bb5 a6 8. Bxc6+
bxc6 9. Ne5 Bd6 $6 10. Nxc6 Qd7 11. Ne5 Bxe5 12. Bxe5 Ne4 $2 13. Bxg7 (13. Nxe4
Bxe4 14. f3 Bf5 15. g4 $16) 13... Rg8 14. Be5 Nxc3 15. bxc3 Be4 $2 $18 (15...
Rxg2 $11) 16. f3 Bf5 17. g3 Bh3 18. Qe2 Rb8 19. a4 Rb2 20. f4 $2 (20. Kd2 $1
Ke7 (20... Qc6 21. Rhb1) 21. Rhb1 $18) 20... Qc6 21. Qd3 $2 Qc4 $2 (21... Bf5
$1 22. Qd1 Rxc2 {and White will be crushed}) 22. Kd2 $2 Bg2 $2 (22... Qxd3+ $1
23. Kxd3 Bf5+ 24. Ke2 Rxc2+ 25. Kd1 Kd7 $19) 23. Rhg1 Be4 $6 (23... Qxd3+ 24.
Kxd3 Be4+ 25. Kd2 Rxc2+ {is the right way}) 24. Qxc4 dxc4 25. Rgc1 Ke7 $2 (
25... Kd7 $11) 26. Bxc7 Rc8 27. Be5 Rc6 28. Rab1 Rxb1 $2 (28... Rcb6 $13) 29.
Rxb1 Rc8 30. h4 Bf5 31. Rb7+ Ke8 32. Bd6 Rc6 33. Re7+ Kd8 34. Bb4 Bg4 35. Rxf7
h5 36. Rf8+ Kd7 37. Rf7+ Ke8 38. Rh7 Rc8 39. e4 Bf3 40. Ke3 Bd1 41. Rh8+ Kd7
42. Rxc8 Kxc8 43. f5 exf5 44. exf5 Bxc2 45. f6 Kd8 46. f7 1-0
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.02.02"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Bartels, Roman"]
[Black "Loch, Tristan"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C55"]
[PlyCount "53"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Bd6 $6 (2... Nc6 {is to be prefered}) 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bc4 O-O 5.
O-O Nc6 6. d4 Re8 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bxf6 Qxf6 9. Qd2 exd4 10. Nb5 Bb4 11. c3 Bc5 $2
(11... dxc3 12. bxc3 Ba5 $17) 12. Nxc7 Rxe4 13. Nxa8 b6 14. Rfe1 Qf5 $2 15. Qd1
(15. Rxe4 $1 Qxe4 $6 16. Re1 Qg4 17. Re8+ Kh7 18. Bxf7) 15... Bd6 16. Rxe4 Qxe4
17. Qe1 Qe7 18. cxd4 Bb4 19. Qe2 d5 20. Qxe7 Bxe7 21. Bxd5 Bb7 22. Nc7 Bd8 23.
Bxc6 Bxc6 24. d5 Bb7 25. d6 {Good use of the pawn.} Kf8 26. Re1 $1 {Cutting
off the black king and ...} Bc8 $4 27. Re8# 1-0
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.02.02"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, Luca"]
[Black "Egan, Ptolemy"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C44"]
[PlyCount "27"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 Bb4+ $6 4. c3 Ba5 5. dxe5 (5. d5 Nce7 6. Nxe5 $18 {
White is winning}) 5... Nh6 6. Bxh6 (6. Bg5 $1 {is even better}) 6... d6 $4 7.
Bxg7 Rg8 8. Bf6 Qd7 9. Bb5 a6 10. Bc4 Bb6 11. O-O Nxe5 12. Nxe5 dxe5 13. Qxd7+
Bxd7 14. Nd2 {and then Black castled, which is ILLEGAL!!} 1-0
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.02.02"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Zailer-Fletcher, Daniel"]
[Black "Sardesai, Neil"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D02"]
[PlyCount "52"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. g3 Nf6 4. Nc3 e6 5. Bg2 Bb4 6. O-O O-O 7. a3 Bxc3 8.
bxc3 Ne4 9. Qd3 Qe7 10. a4 e5 11. Ba3 $1 Qe6 12. Bxf8 Kxf8 13. Nd2 Nxd2 14.
Qxd2 exd4 15. cxd4 Qg4 $6 16. Bxd5 Nxd4 17. f3 Nxe2+ 18. Qxe2 Qd4+ {Some nifty
footwork but to little avail ...} 19. Rf2 $2 (19. Qf2) 19... Qxa1+ 20. Kg2 Qxa4
21. Rf1 c6 (21... Bh3+ $3 22. Kxh3 Qd7+ 23. Kg2 Qxd5 {This time the nifty
queen checks get Black a winning endgame}) 22. Bb3 Qb5 23. c3 $2 {A
"Fingerfehler" as the Germans would call it} Qxe2+ 24. Rf2 Bh3+ $1 25. Kg1 (25.
Kxh3 Qxf2 $19) 25... Qe1+ 26. Rf1 Qxf1# 0-1
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.02.02"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Symes, Hetty"]
[Black "Easton, Louie"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C78"]
[WhiteElo "1150"]
[BlackElo "1200"]
[PlyCount "66"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Bc5 4. Bb5 a6 5. Ba4 b5 6. Bb3 Nf6 7. d3 O-O (7...
d6) 8. O-O d6 9. Bg5 h6 10. Bd5 Bd7 11. Qd2 $4 {What was your plan Hetty?} (11.
Bxf6 Qxf6 12. Bxc6 Bxc6 13. Nd5 Bxd5 14. exd5 Rac8) 11... b4 $2 (11... hxg5 $1)
12. Na4 $2 (12. Bxf6 Qxf6 13. Na4 {leaves things level}) 12... Rb8 $4 (12...
hxg5 13. Nxc5 dxc5 14. Qxg5 $19) 13. Nxc5 dxc5 14. c3 $4 (14. Bxf6 Qxf6 15.
Bxc6 Bxc6 16. c3 bxc3 17. bxc3 $11) (14. Bxc6 Bxc6 15. Nxe5 Bxe4 16. dxe4 hxg5
17. Qxg5 $16) 14... a5 $4 15. d4 $4 exd4 16. cxd4 cxd4 17. e5 $6 hxg5 $1 {
Finally} 18. Qxg5 $2 (18. exf6 Qxf6 19. Bxc6 Bxc6 20. Nxd4 $11) 18... Nxd5 $1
19. Qh5 g6 20. Qh6 f6 $2 21. Qxg6+ Kh8 22. Rfe1 fxe5 (22... Nxe5) 23. Nxe5 Nce7
24. Nf7+ $6 (24. Qh6+ Kg8 25. Qg5+ Kh7 26. Qh5+ Kg7 27. Qg5+ $11) 24... Rxf7
25. Qxf7 Qg8 26. Qxe7 $4 (26. Rxe7 Nxe7 27. Qxe7 $19 {is still better for
Black, but much better than Qxe7}) 26... Nxe7 27. Rxe7 Bh3 28. Kf1 $5 Qxg2+ 29.
Ke2 Bg4+ 30. Kd3 Qf3+ 31. Kxd4 Qf6+ 32. Re5 Rd8+ 33. Ke4 Qf3# $3 {A nice
checkmate to finish} 0-1
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.02.02"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Jackson, Julius"]
[Black "Oyama, Akito"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "E61"]
[WhiteElo "1300"]
[BlackElo "2050"]
[PlyCount "66"]
[EventDate "2015.02.05"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. Nf3 O-O 5. Bf4 d6 6. e4 Nh5 7. Bg3 Nxg3 8.
hxg3 c5 9. e5 $2 (9. d5) 9... cxd4 10. Qxd4 dxe5 11. Qxd8 Rxd8 12. Be2 Nc6 13.
Nd5 e4 (13... Bf5) 14. Ng5 h6 (14... h5) 15. Nxe4 Bf5 16. Nc5 b6 17. Nd3 {
Julius, you should of played 17.Nh4!} e6 18. N5b4 (18. N3b4) 18... Nxb4 19.
Nxb4 Bxb2 20. Rb1 $4 {What a disaster Julius!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!} Bc3+ 21. Kf1
Bxb1 22. Nc6 Rd2 23. Rxh6 Kg7 24. Rh4 Bxa2 25. Rf4 Rh8 26. f3 (26. Rh4) 26...
a5 27. Re4 a4 28. c5 Bd5 29. Rxa4 (29. Re3) 29... Bxc6 30. Rc4 Rh1+ 31. Kf2 Bb5
32. Re4 Bd4+ 33. Rxd4 Rxe2# {Well done Akito!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!} 0-1
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.02.02"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Symes, Mabel"]
[Black "Cordonnier-Gehring, Jona"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C48"]
[PlyCount "81"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bb5 a6 5. Bxc6 bxc6 6. Nxe5 Bd6 7. Ng4 (7.
Nc4) 7... Nxg4 8. Qxg4 h6 $2 9. Qxg7 Ke7 10. O-O (10. e5 $1 Bc5 $2 (10... Rg8
11. exd6+ cxd6 12. Qxh6) 11. Qf6+ Ke8 12. Qxh8+ Ke7) 10... Qg8 11. Qxg8 Rxg8
12. d3 Be5 13. Bxh6 Bxc3 14. bxc3 d5 15. g3 dxe4 16. dxe4 Rd8 17. Bg5+ f6 18.
Bf4 Ra7 19. e5 fxe5 20. Bg5+ $1 Kd7 21. Bxd8 (21. Rad1+ $1) 21... Kxd8 22. Rfe1
Bg4 23. Rxe5 Rb7 24. Rg5 Be6 25. h4 Bf7 26. h5 Rb5 27. Rxb5 axb5 28. h6 Bg8 29.
Kg2 Bh7 30. a4 bxa4 31. Rxa4 Bxc2 32. Rh4 Bh7 33. Kf3 Ke7 34. Kf4 Ke6 35. g4
Kf6 36. g5+ Kg6 37. Rg4 Kh5 38. Rg1 Kg6 39. Ke5 Bg8 40. f4 Kh5 41. Rh1+ 1-0
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.02.02"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Symes, Mabel"]
[Black "Cordonnier-Gehring, Jona"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteElo "1100"]
[BlackElo "1050"]
[PlyCount "81"]
[EventDate "2015.02.05"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bb5 a6 5. Bxc6 bxc6 $2 (5... dxc6 $1 6. Nxe5
Qd4 7. Nd3 Nxe4 8. Nxe4 Qxe4+ 9. Qe2 Qxe2+ 10. Kxe2 Bf5 $11) 6. Nxe5 Bd6 7. Ng4
Nxg4 8. Qxg4 h6 9. Qxg7 Ke7 $4 (9... Rf8) 10. O-O Qg8 11. Qxg8 Rxg8 12. d3 Be5
13. Bxh6 Bxc3 14. bxc3 d5 15. g3 dxe4 16. dxe4 Rd8 17. Bg5+ f6 18. Bf4 Ra7 19.
e5 fxe5 $4 (19... Bf5) 20. Bg5+ Kd7 21. Bxd8 Kxd8 22. Rfe1 Bg4 23. Rxe5 Rb7 24.
Rg5 Be6 25. h4 Bf7 26. h5 Rb5 $4 (26... Ke7) 27. Rxb5 axb5 (27... cxb5) 28. h6
Bg8 29. Kg2 $1 Bh7 $1 30. a4 bxa4 31. Rxa4 Bxc2 32. Rh4 Bh7 33. Kf3 Ke7 34. Kf4
Ke6 (34... Kf6) 35. g4 Kf6 36. g5+ Kg6 37. Rg4 Kh5 38. Rg1 Kg6 39. Ke5 Bg8 40.
f4 Kh5 41. Rh1+ {And White went on to win to
easily!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!} 1-0
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.02.02"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Elliott, Sean"]
[Black "Sahinoz, Giulio"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B12"]
[PlyCount "77"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 e6 5. Bd3 (5. Be2 {You might try this too.})
5... Bg6 6. O-O c5 7. Bg5 Qb6 8. c3 $6 (8. dxc5 Bxc5 9. Nc3 $16) 8... h6 $5 9.
Be3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 Qxb2 $11 11. Nbd2 c4 12. Qb1 Qxb1 13. Raxb1 b6 14. Rb2 Ba3
15. Rb5 Ne7 16. Nb1 O-O $2 17. Nxa3 Nf5 18. Re1 Nd7 19. g3 a6 20. Rbb1 Rab8 21.
Nh4 Nxh4 22. gxh4 f6 23. exf6 Rxf6 24. Nc2 Rbf8 25. Nb4 Rg6+ 26. Kh1 a5 27. Nc6
Rf7 28. Ne5 Nxe5 29. dxe5 Rf3 30. Bxb6 $6 (30. Rxb6 {is the right way to
capture the b-pawn}) 30... Rxc3 31. Be3 Rg4 32. Rb8+ Kh7 33. Rg1 Rxh4 $2 34.
Rg2 $2 (34. Rb7 $3 {leads to mate quite quickly}) 34... Re4 $4 (34... g5 $1 35.
Rb7+ Kg6 {And the white King will be safe on h5}) 35. Rb7 Kg8 36. Rb8+ Kf7 37.
Rg3 Rh4 38. Rf3+ $2 (38. Rb7+ $1 Kf8 39. Bc5+ Ke8 40. Rgxg7 Rc1+ 41. Kg2 Rxh2+
42. Kxh2 Rh1+ 43. Kxh1 c3 44. Rg8#) 38... Kg6 39. Rb6 1-0
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.02.02"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Weersing, Abbey"]
[Black "Klotsas, Panagiotis"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "D00"]
[PlyCount "53"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. d4 d5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Bf4 a6 4. e3 g6 5. Nf3 Bg7 6. Bd3 Bg4 7. O-O O-O 8. h3
Be6 9. Qd2 Nc6 10. e4 dxe4 $1 11. Nxe4 Nxd4 $1 12. Nxf6+ Bxf6 13. Bh6 Nxf3+ 14.
gxf3 Bg7 15. Kg2 Bxh6 16. Qxh6 Qd6 17. Rfd1 Qb6 18. b3 Qc6 19. Be4 Qb5 20. c4
Qc5 21. Bxb7 {Black's inconsequential play has given away the initiative
earned in the opening} Ra7 22. Bd5 Bxd5 23. cxd5 Qd6 24. Qe3 Raa8 25. Qc3 Qf4
26. Qd4 Qd6 27. a3 $11 0-1
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.02.02"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Windsor, Amy"]
[Black "Zou, Yujian"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B00"]
[PlyCount "61"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nc3 b6 3. e4 Bb7 4. Bd3 e6 5. Nf3 d5 6. e5 Ne4 7. Qe2 Bb4 8. Bd2
Nxd2 9. Qxd2 Qe7 10. O-O Nc6 11. a3 Bxc3 12. Qxc3 f6 13. Bb5 O-O $2 14. Bxc6
Ba6 15. Bxa8 Bxf1 16. Rxf1 Rxa8 17. exf6 Qxf6 18. Qxc7 Qf8 19. Qc6 Qe8 20. Qd6
Rc8 21. c3 h6 22. Re1 Rd8 23. Qg3 Qa4 24. h3 Re8 25. Nh4 g5 26. Nf5 $6 (26. f4
$3) 26... Rd8 $4 (26... exf5 27. Rxe8+ Qxe8 28. Qd6 $18) 27. Nxh6+ Kg7 28.
Qxg5+ Kh7 29. Qxd8 Kxh6 30. Rxe6+ Kh5 31. g4# 1-0
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.02.02"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Bose, Dylan"]
[Black "Leung, Carys"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C25"]
[PlyCount "74"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Qf6 3. f3 Bb4 4. d3 Qb6 5. Nh3 Nc6 6. g3 d6 7. a3 Bxc3+ 8. bxc3
Nf6 9. Ng5 Nd8 10. a4 h6 11. a5 Qc5 12. c4 $2 Nd7 $2 13. g4 f6 14. Nh3 Nf8 15.
Bb2 $2 Qb4+ $1 16. c3 Qxb2 17. Nf2 $2 Qxc3+ 18. Ke2 Nde6 19. Rb1 Qxa5 (19...
Nf4+ $1 20. Ke3 Qd4+ 21. Kd2 Qxf2+) 20. Ra1 Nd4+ 21. Ke3 Qc3 22. Ra3 $2 Qxa3
23. Qb1 Qc5 24. Kd2 a6 25. Qa2 Qb4+ 26. Kc1 Qe1+ 27. Kb2 Qb4+ 28. Kc1 a5 29.
Be2 Ra6 30. Bd1 Rb6 31. Nh3 Qc3+ 32. Bc2 Nfe6 33. Kd1 Rb2 34. Ba4+ Bd7 35. Bc2
Rxa2 36. Bb1 Ba4+ 37. Bc2 Ra1# 0-1
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.02.02"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Pilowsky, Oren"]
[Black "Sahinoz, Lorenzo"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C64"]
[PlyCount "62"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Bc5 4. Bb5 (4. Nxe5 Nxe5 5. d4 Bd6 6. dxe5 Bxe5 {is
a good line to try}) 4... d6 5. d3 Bg4 6. Bg5 $2 f6 $2 (6... Bxf3 $1 {Look at
every capture} 7. Bxd8 Bxd1 8. Bxc7 Bxc2 $19) 7. Bh4 Qd7 8. O-O O-O-O 9. a3 g5
10. Bg3 Nh6 (10... h5 $1 {with some pressure on the white King}) 11. b4 Bb6 (
11... Bd4 $1 $19 12. Qd2 Bxf3 13. gxf3 f5) 12. Nd5 Bxf3 13. Qxf3 Bd4 14. Bxc6
$5 Qxc6 $4 15. Ne7+ Kb8 16. Nxc6+ bxc6 17. Rab1 Rhf8 18. Rfc1 Rf7 19. c3 $6 (
19. Qh5 $1 {Double attack}) 19... Bb6 20. a4 Rdf8 21. a5 Bxf2+ 22. Bxf2 f5 $5
23. Qe3 Kc8 24. Qxa7 {Should be good enough} fxe4 25. dxe4 Ng4 26. Bg3 h5 27.
c4 h4 28. b5 hxg3 29. a6 $4 (29. bxc6 $2 gxh2+ 30. Kh1 Nf2+ 31. Qxf2 Rxf2 32.
Ra1 {and white has only a slim margin of error left}) (29. Qa8+ $1 Kd7 30.
Qxc6+ Kd8 31. hxg3 {and white has a huge advantage}) (29. hxg3 $3 {Dashes all
black's hopes}) 29... gxh2+ 30. Kh1 Rh8 $6 31. b6 $4 {Cutting off the Queen's
last line of communication to her King} (31. bxc6 $1 Nf2+ 32. Qxf2 Rxf2 33. a7
Kd8 (33... Ra2 $2 34. Rb8#) 34. a8=Q+ Ke7 35. Qxh8 $18 {Mate in 6}) 31... Nf2#
0-1
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.02.02"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Chui, Melchior"]
[Black "Bott, Simeon"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C55"]
[PlyCount "72"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Bc4 Nf6 4. Nc3 Nc6 5. h3 (5. Ng5 d5 6. exd5 Na5 7. Bb5+
c6 8. dxc6 bxc6 9. Bd3) 5... Be7 6. d3 O-O 7. a3 Be6 8. Nd5 Na5 9. Ba2 c6 $4
10. Nxe7+ Qxe7 11. b4 $1 Bxa2 12. Rxa2 Qe6 13. Ra1 Nc4 14. dxc4 Qxc4 15. Qd3
Qxe4+ 16. Qxe4 Nxe4 17. Bb2 f5 18. Nd2 Nxd2 19. Kxd2 a5 20. Ke2 Kf7 21. Rhd1
Ke6 22. c4 a4 23. Rd3 Rf7 24. Rad1 Rd8 25. Re3 f4 26. Re4 (26. Rxe5+ $1) 26...
Rf5 27. g4 fxg3 28. fxg3 Rdf8 29. Rd2 Rf2+ 30. Kd3 Rxd2+ 31. Kxd2 Rf2+ 32. Re2
Rf3 33. Re3 Rf2+ 34. Kc3 $2 d5 $3 35. cxd5+ cxd5 36. Rd3 b5 $2 $11 {White won
on time} (36... d4+ $1 37. Kc4 Rxb2) 1-0
[Event "TC115 UKCC"]
[Date "2015.02.02"]
[Round "3"]
[White "Rossetto, Giorgio"]
[Black "Pilowsky, Yoav"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C47"]
[PlyCount "43"]
[SourceDate "2014.11.14"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Bc5 4. d3 Nf6 5. Be2 O-O 6. O-O d6 7. Bg5 h6 8. Bxf6
Qxf6 9. h3 Qd8 10. Rb1 a6 11. a3 Be6 12. Ra1 Re8 13. Qd2 Rf8 14. Rab1 Ne7 15.
b4 Ba7 16. d4 c6 17. Rbd1 b5 18. d5 cxd5 19. exd5 Bd7 20. Ra1 Qc7 21. a4 Bb6
22. a5 1/2-1/2