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2008 Futurity Round 2

by on July 18, 2008

 

 

Queens Chess Club

 

2008 Futurity Bulletin

Round 2

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

(3) Muwwakkil,Mulazim (1966) – Tamarkin,Larry (2151) [B22]

QCC Futurity (2), 18.07.2008

1.e4 c5 2.c3 g6 [2…d5; 2…Nf6; 2…e6 are the usual responses.] 3.d4 cxd4 4.cxd4 d5 5.e5 Nc6 6.h3 Qb6 Diagram

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This line is a matter of timing for Black. The way this game goes, Black is not given the opportunity to exchange the c8 bishop for the knight on f3. That is a key idea in order to better pressurize the d4 pawn.7.Nf3 f6 8.Nc3 Bf5?! Diagram

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[¹8…e6 The d5 pawn needs protection.] 9.Bb5?! [¹9.Nxd5 Qa5+ 10.Nc3] 9…0–0–0 10.Bxc6 bxc6 11.0–0 Bg7 12.Na4 Qb5 13.Bf4 Bh6 14.Bxh6 Nxh6 15.Rc1 Nf7 16.Rc5 Qa6 17.b3 Kb8 18.Qc1 Rc8 19.Qc3 Rc7 20.Rc1 Rhc8 21.Ra5 Qe2 22.Nc5 Ka8 23.Re1 Qc2

24.Qb4 Diagram

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[After 24.Qe3 Fritz 8 thinks that the Black Queen gets trapped with Rc1.] 24…Be4 25.e6 Nd6 26.Nd7 Rb7 27.Nb6+= Kb8 28.Nd7+ Kc7?? [28…Ka8² 29.Qc5 Rcc7± (29…Qxc5 30.dxc5 Nf5 31.Nb6++-) ] 29.Rxa7!!+- Diagram

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29…Rcb8 [29…Nb5 30.Qa5+ Kd6 31.Rxb7] 30.Qa5+ Kc8 31.Nxb8 Kxb8 32.Ra8# Diagram

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1–0

(4) Frumkin,Edward (2049) – Ryba,Nicholas (2014) [A34]

QCC Futurity (2), 18.07.2008

1.g3 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.Bg2 d5 4.cxd5 Nxd5 5.Nc3 Nc7 6.Nf3 Nc6 7.0–0 e5 Diagram

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This is the variation of the English favored by Rubenstein and Felber. The position is kind of a Maroczy Bind Reversed.8.Ne1 Be7

9.Nd3 Qd4 Diagram

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[9…f6 is most common. White was threatening to capture on c6 and then grab the e-pawn.] 10.b3 Bg4 11.Ne1 Qd7 12.Bb2 Bh3 13.f4 Bxg2 14.Kxg2 Diagram

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½–½

(5) Ryba,Andrew (2014) – Lawson,Brian (2108) [B07]

QCC Futurity (2), 18.07.2008

[,brian]

1.e4 g6 2.d4 Bg7 3.c3 d6 4.Nf3 Nf6 5.Bd3 0–0 6.h3 e5 7.0–0 Nbd7 8.Qe2 c6 9.dxe5 dxe5 10.Be3 Qc7 11.a4 Nh5 12.Na3 Nf4 13.Qc2 Nxd3 14.Qxd3 Nf6 15.Nc4 Rd8 16.Qc2 Nh5 17.Qe2 Be6 18.Ng5 Nf4 19.Bxf4 Bxc4 20.Qxc4 exf4 21.Rfd1 Qe7 22.Nf3 Re8 23.Re1 Rad8 24.Re2?! [¹24.e5] 24…g5 25.e5 h5 26.h4 g4 27.Ng5 Rd5

28.Qxf4?! Diagram

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[¹28.Qe4 Rxe5 29.Qh7+ Kf8 30.Rxe5 Qxe5 (30…Bxe5 31.Re1 Qf6 32.Qxh5) 31.Qxh5] 28…Bxe5 29.Qe4 Diagram

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[29.Qc4 f6 30.Rae1 fxg5 31.Rxe5 Qxe5 32.Rxe5 Rexe5 33.hxg5 Rxg5³]

29…f5µ 30.Qe3 Qd6?! Diagram

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[¹30…Bh2+ 31.Kxh2 Qd6+ 32.g3 Rxe3] 31.g3 Rd3 32.Qxa7 Rd1+= 33.Re1?? [33.Rxd1 Qxd1+ 34.Kg2 Qxe2 35.Qxb7 Qc4 36.Qh7+ Kf8 37.Qxf5+ Kg8 38.Qh7+ Kf8 39.Qf5+] 33…Bd4! Diagram

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34.Raxd1 [34.Kh2 Rdxe1 35.Qxb7 Qd5 36.Rxe1 Rxe1–+] 34…Qxg3+ 35.Kh1 Qxh4+ 36.Kg2 Qxf2+ 37.Kh1 Rxe1+ 0–1

 

Standings after the round:

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

X X

?-1

2.Ed Frumkin 2014 2049 ½/1

X X

½-?

3.M.Muwwakkil 1830 1966 1/2

X X

1-?

0-?

4.Andrew Ryba 1941 2014 ½/2

0-?

X X

?-½

5.L.Tamarkin 2061 2151 ½/2

?-0

½-?

X X

6.Nicolas Ryba 1910 2014 1½/2

?-½

?-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 8.

 

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