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2008 Futurity Round 1

by on July 11, 2008

2008 Futurity Bulletin

Round 1

July-September, 2008

 

Welcome to the 2008 edition of the Queens Chess Club Futurity. This is our eleventh 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.

 

Schedule of Rounds: Player Numbers

Round 1 (7/11): 3-6 5-4 1-2

Round 2 (7/18): 2-6 4-1 3-5

Round 3 (7/25): 6-5 1-3 4-2

Round 4 (8/1): 6-4 5-1 2-3

Round 5 (8/8): 1-6 2-5 3-4

Round 6 (8/15): 6-3 4-5 2-1

Round 7 (8/22): 4-6 1-5 3-2

Round 8 (8/29): 5-6 3-1 2-4

Round 9 (9/5): 6-2 1-4 5-3

Round 10 (9/12): 6-1 5-2 4-3

Time control is G/2 hours; if using a delay clock, set the delay for five minutes and set the clock to count down from 120 minutes or 2:00. If you are unable to play on the scheduled date, contact your opponent and a TD (Felber or Frumkin) in advance (please do not wait until the day of the game!). The inconvenienced opponent should be given the preference in rescheduling the game. September 19 is available for makeups at the Club, but a G/45 event will be going on concurrently. All games must be finished on or before September 19. Please send/give scoresheets to Brian Lawson for the weekly bulletin. Prize fund is $200-$130-$100 to the top 3 finishers.

Games

(1) Tamarkin,Larry (2151) – Ryba,Andrew (2014) [B12]

QCC Futurity (1), 11.07.2008

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1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.f3 Diagram

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The Fantasy variation, also known in some circles as “The Caro-Krusher”.3…e6 4.Nc3 Nf6 Bb4 is more usual. 5.a3 Spending time to prevent Bb4. 5…c5 Thematic in view of 5.a3. 6.e5 Nfd7 7.f4 cxd4 8.Nb5 Nc6 9.Nf3 Diagram

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Now the game resembles a French defense,9…Bc5 10.b4 Be7 11.Nbxd4 a5 12.b5 Nxd4 13.Nxd4 Bc5 14.Be3 a4 15.Qd2 Qe7 16.Qd3 [16.Qc3] 16…0–0 17.Be2 f6

18.exf6 Diagram

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½–½

(2) Muwwakkil,Mulazim (1966) – Ryba,Nicholas (2014) [A42]

QCC Futurity (1), 11.07.2008

1.e4 g6 2.d4 Bg7 3.c4 d6 4.Nc3 Nd7 5.f4 e5 6.Nf3 exd4 7.Nxd4 Ne7 Diagram

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[7…Ngf6 8.Bd3 Nc5 may have been more natural.] 8.Be3 Nb6 9.Be2 a6 10.a4 c5 11.Nf3 Bg4 12.0–0 Nc6 13.a5 Nc8 14.h3 Bxf3 15.Bxf3 Nd4

16.Qa4+ Diagram

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[16.e5! dxe5 17.fxe5 Bxe5 18.Bxb7 Ra7 19.Qa4+ Kf8] 16…Qd7 17.Bd1 Ne7 18.Nd5 Nxd5 19.exd5 Qxa4 20.Bxa4+ Kd8 21.g4 Kc7 22.Rab1 h5 23.Kg2 hxg4 24.hxg4 Rh4 25.Bd1 Rah8 26.Rg1 Diagram

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[26.Bg1 may have been a way to delay the invasion.] 26…Rh2+ 27.Kf1 Re8 28.Bf2 Re4 29.Bg3 Rd2 30.Rg2 Rd3 31.b4? This just loses a pawn. 31…cxb4 32.Be1 Rxf4+ 33.Kg1 b3 34.c5 Nf3+

35.Bxf3 Rfxf3 Diagram

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0–1

 

 

 

 

Standings after the round:

  USCF Rating Fide Rating Score Lawson Frumkin Muwwakkil A. Ryba Tamarkin N. Ryba
1.Brian Lawson 2000 2108  

X X

2.Ed Frumkin 2014 2049  

X X

3.M.Muwwakkil 1830 1966 0/1

X X

0-?

4.Andrew Ryba 1941 2014 ½/1

X X

?-½

5.L.Tamarkin 2061 2151 ½/1

½-?

X X

6.Nicolas Ryba 1910 2014 1/1

?-1

X X

 

 

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

 

Analysis by Fritz.

 

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