12/03/2008 20:25

Mamhead - Teignmouth v Exmouth

On Saturday 14th January 2006, Teignmouth met Exmouth in a Mamhead Cup match.  Four exciting games were played and when the dust had settled a drawn match was the result.  All the games follow with annotations by Bob Jones.

On the same day, also at the Teingmouth Club, Teignmouth played Tiverton in a Moyle Cup match.  That match also finished as a draw.

(1) Cox,M. S. (Exmouth 1) (185) - Brusey,A. W (Teignmouth) (172) [C06]
Devon Div. 2 Mamhead Cup Teignmouth, 14.01.2006

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nd2 Nf6 4.e5 Nfd7 5.Bd3 c5 6.c3 Nc6 7.Ne2 cxd4 8.cxd4 f6 9.exf6 Nxf6 10.0-0 Bd6 11.Nf3 0-0 12.Bf4 Bxf4 13.Nxf4 Ne4 14.Ne2 Rxf3 15.gxf3 Ng5 16.f4 Nf3+ 17.Kg2? 17 moves of theory rattled off in 2 minutes by White and little longer by Black, but Black's continuation allows White to get a slight edge. 17...e5 18.Kxf3 e4+ 19.Kg2 Qh4 20.Bxe4 Bh3+ 21.Kh1 dxe4 22.Qb3+ Kh8 Diagram 23.Qg3 [23.Qxb7 looks very tempting, but can allow Black some attacking chances the outcome of which are unclear; better to keep it simple. 23...Rf8 24.Qxc6 Qh5 25.Qxe4 Re8 26.Ng3 Qb5 ] 23...Qxg3 24.hxg3 Bxf1 25.Rxf1 Kg8 26.Rd1 Rd8 27.d5 Rd6 28.Nc3 Ne7 29.Kg2 Kf7 30.Rd4 a6 31.a4 g6 32.Kh3 h5 33.Nxe4 Rxd5 34.Rxd5 Nxd5 The last Rooks come off and White is in his element - knight endings are his forte. 35.Nd6+ Ke6 36.Nxb7 Nb4 37.f3 Nd3 38.Kh4 Kf6 39.b3 Ne1 40.b4 Nxf3+ 41.Kh3 Nd4 42.Nc5 Ke7 43.Nxa6 Kd6 44.Nc5 Kc6 45.Nd3 1-0

(2) Walton,E. T. (Teignmouth 2 (155) - Hurst,K. J. (Exmouth) (150) [C36]
Devon Div 2 Mamhead Cup, 14.01.2006

1.e4 e5 2.f4 exf4 3.Nf3 d5 4.exd5 Nf6 5.c4 c6 6.d4 cxd5 7.Bxf4 Bb4+ 8.Bd2 Bxd2+ 9.Nbxd2 0-0 10.Ne5 Ne4 11.Nxe4 dxe4 12.Be2 Qh4+ 13.g3 Qg5 14.Qd2 e3 15.Qc3 a5 16.0-0 Nd7 17.Nf3 Qh6 18.Nh4 Nf6 19.Rf3 Ng4 20.h3 Nf2 21.Qxe3 Nxh3+ 22.Kg2 Qxe3 23.Rxe3 Ng5 24.Bd3 Ra6 25.Nf5 Bxf5 26.Bxf5 g6 27.Bc2 Ne6 28.Rd1 Rd6 29.d5 Nc5 30.Rde1 Kg7 31.Re7 b6 32.Rc7 Na6 33.Ra7 Nb4 34.Bb1 b5 35.a3 Nxd5 36.cxd5 Rxd5 37.Re2 b4 38.axb4 axb4 39.Rb7 Rd4 40.Ba2 h5 41.Rf2 h4 42.Rbxf7+ Rxf7 43.Rxf7+ Kh6 44.gxh4 Rxh4 45.Kg3 Kg5 46.Rc7 Rd4 47.Rc5+ Kf6 48.Rc4 Rd6 49.Kg4 b3 50.Bb1 Rd2 51.Rc6+ Ke7 52.Bxg6 Rxb2 53.Rb6 Rg2+ 54.Kh5 b2 55.Bf5 Kf7 56.Kh4 Ke7 57.Kh3 Rd2 58.Kg3 Rd5 59.Bc2 Kd7 60.Rxb2 Kd6 61.Kf3 Rd2 62.Ke3 Rh2 63.Kd3 Kc5 64.Rb1 Kd6 65.Rb5 Rh3+ 66.Ke4 Rh4+ 67.Kf3 Rh3+ 68.Kg4 Rc3 69.Be4 Rc4 70.Kf4 Ra4 71.Rd5+ Ke6 72.Rb5 Kd6 73.Kf5 Rd4 74.Ra5 Rb4 75.Rd5+ Kc7 76.Ke5 Rb6 77.Rc5+ Kd8 78.Ra5 Rh6 79.Ra7 Rb6 80.Bd5 Kc8 81.Rh7 Rg6 82.Be6+ Kd8 83.Rf7 Rh6 and Black's flag fell 5 moves later. 1-0

(3) Adams,D. J. (Exmouth 3) (133) - Ingham,W. (Teignmouth) (142) [A41]
Devon Div 2 Mamhead Cup, 14.01.2006

1.c4 d6 2.d4 c5 3.d5 b5 4.e4 Nf6 5.Qc2 g6 6.Nf3 Bg7 7.Be2 b4 8.0-0 0-0 9.Be3 Bg4 10.h3 Bxf3 11.Bxf3 Nbd7 12.Bf4 a5 13.Nd2 a4 14.Rab1 Qc7 15.Rfe1 b3 16.axb3 axb3 17.Nxb3 Ra7 18.Ra1 Rfa8 19.Rxa7 Rxa7 20.Ra1 Rxa1+ 21.Nxa1 Qa5 22.Qc1 Nb6 23.Nb3 Qb4 24.Qc2 Qxc4 25.Qxc4 Nxc4 26.Kf1 Nxb2 White is now a pawn down, and needs to be active or face a slow death. 27.e5 Ne8 28.exd6 exd6 29.Nxc5! dxc5 30.d6 Nxd6 31.Bxd6 Bd4 32.Be4 Nc4 33.Bf4 Be5 34.Bc1 Kf8 35.Bd3 Nd6 36.Ke2 f5 37.f3 Bd4 38.Bf4 Nf7 39.Bc4 g5 40.Bxf7 Kxf7 41.Bxg5 Ke6 42.Kd3 Kd5 43.g4 c4+ 44.Kc2 fxg4 45.hxg4 1/2-1/2

(4) Sapiecha,W. (Teignmouth 4) (110) - Jones,R. H. (Exmouth) (131) [B54]
Devon Div 2 Mamhead Cup, 14.01.2006

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Bd3 g6 6.Nf3 Bg7 7.h3 Nc6 8.c3 Bd7 9.Be3 Rc8 10.Nbd2 a6 11.Nc4 0-0 12.Nb6 [12.Bb6 Qe8 ] 12...Rb8 13.Nxd7 Qxd7 14.Qd2 Rbc8 [Better would have been 14...b5 launching a Q-side attack more quickly.] 15.Bh6 Na5 16.Bxg7 Kxg7 17.0-0 Nc4 18.Qe2 b5 19.b3 Nb6 20.Rac1 Rc5 21.c4 Rfc8 22.e5 dxe5 23.Nxe5 Qc7 24.Rfe1 b4 To prevent White playing b4 embarrassing the rook. [24...Nfd5 25.Qd2 f6 26.b4 ] 25.Qb2 Nbd5 [or 25...Nbd7 26.Nxd7 Qxd7 27.Rcd1 Qc7 28.a3 Rb8 29.Re3 a5 30.Be2 ] 26.a3 a5 27.axb4 axb4 28.Ng4 Nc3 29.Nxf6 exf6 30.Rxc3 bxc3 31.Qxc3 White has sacc'd his rook for a knight and pawn, and gets 2 connected passed pawns which will take some stopping. 31...Re5 32.Re3 Diagram 32...Rce8 [Black could have gone for breaking up White's pawn formation and hoping later to prey on the resulting weaknesses. 32...Rxe3 33.fxe3 Qc5 34.Kf2 Ra8 35.Bb1 Ra3 36.Ke1 Qg5 37.Kf1 Qe5 38.Qxe5 fxe5 39.Bc2 Ra2 40.Bd1 f5 41.g4 Kf6 42.b4 Ra1 43.Ke2 Rb1 44.b5 fxg4 45.hxg4 Rc1 46.Bb3 Rc3 47.Bd1 Rxc4 48.Kf3 Rb4 49.Be2 Kg5 50.Kf2 h5 51.gxh5 gxh5 52.Bf1 Rb2+ 53.Kf3 h4 54.Bd3 h3 55.Kg3 h2 56.Be4 Rxb5 57.Bh1 Rb1 58.Be4 Rb3 59.Kg2 h1Q+ 60.Kxh1 Rxe3 61.Bd5 and Black has a winning advantage] 33.Be2 Qc5 34.Rxe5 Qxe5 35.Qxe5 fxe5 36.f3 f5 37.b4 Kf6 38.b5 Ke6 39.c5 Kd5 [39...e4 40.fxe4 fxe4 41.Kf2 Kd5 42.c6 e3+ 43.Kf3 Kd4 44.g4 Rf8+ 45.Kg3 Kc5 46.g5 Kb6 47.Bc4 Rf5 48.Kg4 Kc7 49.h4 Rf2 50.Kg3 Kb6 51.Bd3 ] 40.c6 Kc5 41.Kf2 Kb6 42.h4 Rd8 43.g3 h6 44.Ke3 1/2-1/2

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