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2007 Futurity Round 9

by on July 9, 2007

Queens Chess Club Futurity Bulletin

Queens Chess Club

2007 Futurity Bulletin Round 9

Welcome to the 2007 edition of the Queens Chess Club Futurity. This is our tenth Futurity giving players a chance to obtain a FIDE rating.

Time Control:
The time control for this tournament is G/2 hours. If a delay clock is used, the delay is set for five minutes and the clock is set to count down from 116 minutes or 1:56.

July-August, 2007

Games

(37) Murphy,Thomas − Lawson,Brian [B27]
QCC 2007 Futurity (9), 31.08.2007
Black misses the the point of White’s infiltration and gets rapidly mated. 1.e4 g6 2.d4 Bg7 3.Nf3 c5 4.c3 cxd4 5.cxd4 d5 6.e5 Bg4 7.h3 Bxf3 8.Qxf3 e6 9.Bb5+ Nc6 10.Nd2 Nge7 11.Nb3 Qb6 12.Bxc6+ Nxc6 13.Be3 a5 14.Qe2 0-0 15.0-0 f6!? 16.Nc5 Nxd4?! 17.Bxd4 fxe5 18.Nd7 [18.Be3 d4 19.Nd7 Qd6 20.Nxf8 dxe3] 18…Qxd4 19.Nxf8 Rxf8 20.Qb5 Qa7 [􏰀20…e4 21.Qxa5 Qxb2 22.Rab1 Qe2 23.Rxb7 e3] 21.Rac1 e4 22.Rc7 Bd4?? [22…e3 23.Qd7 exf2+ 24.Kh1 Qd4􏰁] 23.Qd7 Oops. 23…Rxf2 24.Rxf2 [24.Qxh7+ Kf8 25.Rc8#] 24…Bxf2+ 25.Kh1 Diagram

1-0

(38) Murphy,Richard − Arluck,William [C11]

QCC 2007 Futurity (9), 31.08.2007
Black slowly seizes key squares and presurizes White. 1.e4 e6 2.Nf3 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.e5 Nfd7 5.d4 c5 6.dxc5 [6.Ne2 Nc6 7.c3] 6…Nc6 7.Bf4 Bxc5 8.Bd3 h6 9.0-0 a6 [9…g5 10.Bg3 h5 11.h4 g4 12.Ng5 Ndxe5] 10.Qe2 0-0 11.Rad1 Re8 12.a3 b5 13.b4 Bf8 14.Ne4 Bb7 [14…dxe4 15.Qxe4 f5 16.exf6 Nxf6 17.Qxc6+−] 15.Ned2 Nb6 16.Nb3 Qc7 17.Bg3 Nc4 18.Bxc4 dxc4 19.Nbd4 Ne7 20.c3 Nd5 21.Qc2 Qb6 22.Rfe1 a5 23.Ra1 Ra7 24.Reb1 axb4 25.axb4 Rea8 26.Qb2 Ra4 27.Rxa4 Rxa4 28.Ra1 Qa6 29.Nc2 Rxa1+ 30.Nxa1 Qa4 31.Qc1 Be7 32.h4 Bd8 33.Nd4 Bb6 34.Ne2 Qa2 35.Nc2 Qb3 36.Na1 Qa4 37.Nc2 Ne7 38.Ncd4 Be4 39.Bf4 Nf5 40.Nxf5 Bxf5 41.Be3 Bd8 42.h5 Bg4 43.Qd2 [43.f3 Bxh5 44.Nf4 Bg6 45.Nxg6 fxg6] 43…Bxe2 [􏰀43…Bc7] 44.Qxe2 [44.Qxd8+ Kh7 45.Bd4 Bxh5 46.Qd7=] 44…Qa1+ 45.Kh2 Qxc3∓ 46.Bd2 Qd4 47.f4 c3 48.Bc1 Qxb4 49.Qd3 Be7 50.Qd7 Qc5 51.Qe8+ Bf8 52.Qa8 b4 53.Qa4 Qd5 54.Qc2 Qc4 55.Qa4 Qf1 56.Be3 Qe1 57.Bb6 Qh4+ 58.Kg1 Qe7 59.Bf2 Kh7 60.Qc2+ g6

0-1

(39) Blake,Brian − Drobbin,Mitchell [C10]
QCC 2007 Futurity (9), 31.08.2007
White tries a speculative sacrifice in the early middlegame. It leads to interesting play but seems unsound. 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Ne7 4.e5!? [􏰀4.Nf3 keeping the tension.] 4…c5 5.Bg5 Bd7 6.dxc5 Qa5 7.Nf3 Ng6 8.Bd3 Bxc5 9.0-0 Nc6 10.Re1 a6 11.a3 Qc7 12.b4 Ba7 13.Qd2 0-0 14.h4 Rac8 15.Bxg6 fxg6 16.Nxd5?! exd5 17.Qxd5+ Kh8 18.e6 Be8 19.Rad1 h6 20.Be3 Rf5 [20…Bxe3 21.Rxe3 Ne7 winning the c−pawn.] 21.Qe4 Bb8 22.g3 Ne7 23.Nd4 Re5 24.Qf3 Nf5 25.Nxf5 Rxf5 26.Qe4 Bc6 27.Qc4 Bb5 28.Qd4 Kh7 29.Bf4 Qe7 [29…Qxc2? 30.Rc1 Rxf4 31.Rxc2 Rxd4 32.Rxc8+−] 30.Bxb8 Rxb8 31.c4 Bc6 32.a4?? Qxb4 33.e7 Re8 34.g4 Rf7 35.h5 gxh5 36.Qd3+ Kh8 37.Re6 Rfxe7 38.Rg6 Re1+ 39.Kh2 Rxd1 40.Qf5 Desperation. 40…Qe7 [40…Rh1+! 41.Kg3 h4+ 42.Kf4 Qd2#] 41.Rxh6+ gxh6 42.Qg6

Standings after the round:

Queens Chess Club Futurity Bulletin

1. Ed Frumkin

2020

2029

4.5

X

P

1

1⁄2

1

1

0

1⁄2

1⁄2

P

2. Tom Murphy

1786

2.5

P

X

P

1⁄2

0

0

0

0

1

1

3. Brian Blake

1876

3.0

0

P

X

0

0

1

1

0

1⁄2

1⁄2

4. Richard Murphy

2002

3.5

1⁄2

1⁄2

1

X

1⁄2

1⁄2

0

P

0

1⁄2

5. Nicholas Ryba

1800

4.0

0

1

1

1⁄2

X

P

1⁄2

0

1⁄2

1⁄2

6. Jay Kleinman

1911

2080

3.0

0

1

0

1⁄2

P

X

1

1⁄2

0

0

7. William Arluck

2044

2054

3.5

1

1

0

1

1⁄2

0

X

P

0

0

8. Mitch Drobbin

1901

2045

4.5

1⁄2

1

1

P

1

1⁄2

P

X

1⁄2

0

9. Brian Lawson

2034

2103

6.0

1⁄2

0

1⁄2

1

1⁄2

1

1

1⁄2

X

1

10. Andrew Ryba

1899

4.5

P

0

1⁄2

1⁄2

1⁄2

1

1

1

0

X

Postponements
Arluck vs. Drobbin (Round 5) T.Murphy vs. Blake (Round 6) Drobbin vs. R.Murphy (Round 8) Frumkin vs. T.Murphy (Round 8) Frumkin vs. A.Ryba (Round 9) N.Ryba vs. Kleinman (Round 9)

This bulletin was edited and published by Brian Lawson who is solely responsible for any errors. My apologies in advance.

Analysis by Fritz.

PDF: 2007 Futurity Round 9

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