Games
[Event "Devon Div. 2 Mamhead Cup"] [Site "?"] [Date "2014.11.08"] [Round "?"] [White "Shaw, M.."] [Black "Clarke, S.."] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A47"] [WhiteElo "170"] [BlackElo "133"] [Annotator "Jones,Bob"] [PlyCount "25"] [EventDate "2014.10.16"] [SourceDate "2014.10.16"] [WhiteTeam "Exmouth"] [BlackTeam "Barnstaple"] 1. d4 e6 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bf4 c5 4. e3 b6 5. Nc3 Be7 6. Nb5 d6 $2 (6... Na6 {is Fritz's recommendation.}) 7. dxc5 bxc5 ({if} 7... dxc5 8. Nc7+) 8. Nxd6+ Kf8 ({ if} 8... Bxd6 9. Qxd6 Qxd6 10. Bxd6 Ne4 11. Bc7 O-O 12. Rd1 Na6 13. Ba5) 9. Ng5 Bxd6 10. Bxd6+ Kg8 11. Qf3 Qxd6 12. Rd1 (12. Qxa8 {would gain more material in the short term, but it could wait till next move.} Qb6 13. O-O-O) 12... Nd5 $4 {This solves 2 of Black's problems but creates a worse one.} 13. Qxf7# 1-0 [Event "Devon Div. 2 Mamhead Cup"] [Site "?"] [Date "2014.11.08"] [Round "?"] [White "Wensley, O. E.."] [Black "Munsey, J.."] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C50"] [WhiteElo "149"] [BlackElo "128"] [PlyCount "65"] [EventDate "2014.10.16"] [SourceDate "2014.10.16"] [WhiteTeam "Exmouth III"] [BlackTeam "Barnstaple III"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Bc4 Be7 5. O-O d6 6. Nxd4 Nf6 7. Nc3 Ne5 8. Be2 c6 9. f4 Ned7 10. Nf5 O-O {allowing White to win a pawn, and Black's lack of pawns on the d and e files will prove decisive.} 11. Nxd6 Nc5 12. Nxc8 Qxc8 13. Bf3 Qc7 14. Be3 Rad8 15. Qe2 Rfe8 16. Rad1 Qa5 17. e5 Nfd7 18. a3 Na4 19. Nxa4 Qxa4 20. Rd4 Qa5 21. Rfd1 Qc7 22. R4d3 Nb6 23. Be4 Nc4 $4 {now losing a piece.} 24. Rxd8 Bxd8 25. Qxc4 g6 26. Bxa7 Qc8 27. Be3 Qg4 28. Bf3 Qh4 29. Qb4 f6 30. Bf2 Qh6 31. e6 $1 Qg7 ({if} 31... Rxe6 32. Rxd8+) 32. Rd7 Qh6 33. e7 { Black loses a second piece.} 1-0 [Event "Devon Div. 2 Mamhead Cup"] [Site "?"] [Date "2014.11.08"] [Round "?"] [White "Dow, M.."] [Black "Belt, M.."] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C55"] [WhiteElo "115"] [BlackElo "128"] [Annotator "Jones,Bob"] [PlyCount "110"] [EventDate "2014.10.16"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Be7 4. O-O Nf6 5. Re1 d6 6. c3 Bg4 7. h3 Bh5 8. d3 Qd7 9. Na3 Na5 10. Bb5 c6 11. Ba4 b5 12. Bc2 O-O 13. b4 Nb7 14. Bb2 a5 15. Nb1 a4 {Continuing with the idea of cramping White for space.} 16. a3 c5 17. Nbd2 Qc7 18. Qe2 Nd8 19. Rac1 Ne6 20. Qf1 Qd7 21. d4 c4 22. dxe5 dxe5 {With the d-file now opened, both sides seek to control it.} 23. Rcd1 Qc7 24. g3 Kh8 25. Kh2 Rg8 26. Qg2 g5 27. g4 Bg6 28. Rh1 Nf4 29. Qf1 Nd7 30. Bc1 Nf8 31. Nb1 N8e6 32. Be3 Rad8 33. Nfd2 Nd3 34. f3 Nef4 35. Bxf4 exf4 36. Qe2 {All White's pieces are now hermetically sealed in.} Rd7 37. Nf1 Rgd8 38. Kg2 Qa7 39. Rd2 f6 40. Rh2 Rd6 41. Kh1 Kg7 42. Qg2 R8d7 43. Qg1 Qb7 44. Rhe2 Bd8 45. Bxd3 Rxd3 46. Qg2 Qb8 47. Kh2 Bc7 48. Kh1 Qa7 49. Kh2 Be5 50. Rxd3 Rxd3 51. Rd2 Qd7 52. Rxd3 Qxd3 53. Nfd2 Bxc3 54. Qf1 Qxf1 55. Nxf1 Be1 {Normally in a minor piece ending with lots of pawns still on the board, the knights are often more maneouvrable than bishops that tend to get restricpted by the multiplicity of pawns. Here, however, White doesn't have a move on the board - every ounce of life has been squeezed out.} 0-1 [Event "Devon Div. 2 Mamhead Cup"] [Site "?"] [Date "2014.11.08"] [Round "?"] [White "Oughton, R.."] [Black "Scott, C. J.."] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B22"] [WhiteElo "131"] [BlackElo "157"] [Annotator "Jones,Bob"] [PlyCount "84"] [EventDate "2014.10.16"] 1. e4 c5 2. c3 d5 3. exd5 Qxd5 4. d4 cxd4 5. Qxd4 Qxd4 6. cxd4 Nc6 7. Bb5 a6 8. Bxc6+ bxc6 9. Ne2 Bf5 10. O-O Nf6 11. Nbc3 e6 12. h3 Nd5 13. a3 Be7 14. b4 O-O 15. Nxd5 cxd5 16. Be3 Bd3 17. Rfe1 a5 18. Nc1 Bc4 19. b5 Bxb5 20. Nb3 Rac8 21. Rec1 Bc4 22. Nd2 Bd3 23. Rxc8 Rxc8 24. Nb3 a4 25. Nc5 Bxc5 26. dxc5 e5 27. Rc1 Kf8 28. Bd2 Ke8 29. Bb4 Kd7 30. f3 f5 31. Kf2 Kc6 32. g3 d4 33. Rd1 Bc4 34. f4 d3 35. fxe5 Re8 36. Re1 Kd5 37. Kf3 Bb5 38. Kf4 g6 39. g4 fxg4 40. hxg4 h6 41. Re3 Rd8 42. Re1 Kd4 {With bishops of opposite colours it would be difficult for either side to make any progress.} 1/2-1/2