Wednesday, August 09, 2006

US Open 2006 - 1

Lots of action today with 3 different schedules playing at the same time! I am in the 5-day with a .5 bye for round 1.

Traditional Schedule Round 5

Jose Gatica (Right)
Tim Mc Entee
6 Day Round 4

William Aramil

Emory Tate
5 Day Round 2
Alexander Stamnov(left) vs Gopal Menon (Stamnov won)
My Results
  1. Bye
  2. Loss Me (1800) vs Sean Vibbert (1480)Note to self - when Bishop attacks your undefended rook, do something about !
    1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5 d6 3.Nf3 g6 4.Nbd2 Bg7 5.e3 0-0 6.Bd3 Bg4 7.c3 c5 8.h3 Bxf3 9.Qxf3 Nc6 10.0-0 Qd7 11.Rad1 cxd4 12.exd4 d5 13.Rde1 Ne8 14.Bb5 e6 15.Qg3 Nd6 16.Ba4 Nf5 17.Qd3 e5 18.Bxc6 bxc6 19.dxe5 h6 20.Bf4 g5 21.Bh2 Ne7 22.Nf3 Qf5 23.Qe3 g4 24.Nd4 Qg6 25.hxg4 Qxg4 26.f4 Nf5 27.Nxf5 Qxf5 28.Qc5 Rfc8 29.Qd6 Bf8 30.Qf6 Qxf6 31.exf6 Bc5+ 32.Kh1 Kh7 33.f5 Re8 34.b4 Bf8 35.Kg1 h5 36.Kf2 Bh6 37.Re7 Rxe7 38.fxe7 Bg7 39.Kf3 Re8 40.Re1 Bxc3 41.Bd6??
  3. Win Benjamin Corcoran(1512) vs Me
  4. Win Paul Garner(1620) vs Me
  5. Loss Me vs Waldemar Shultz (2064)
    1.d4 d5 2.Bg5 Nf6 3.Nd2 Bf5 4.e3 Nbd7 5.Ngf3 h6 6.Bh4 e6 7.Bd3 Bd6 8.0-0 0-0 9.Qe2 [ 9.Bxf5 exf5 10.c4] 9...c6 10.c4 Bxd3 11.Qxd3 Re8 12.Qb3 [ 12.e4 dxe4 13.Nxe4 Be7 14.Bxf6 Nxf6 15.Ne5] 12...Qb6 13.c5 Qxb3 14.axb3 Bc7 15.b4 a6 16.Nb3 Ne4 17.Nfd2 Nxd2 18.Nxd2 e5 19.Bg3 f5 20.dxe5 Bxe5 21.Ra2 Bxg3 22.hxg3 Ne5 23.Ra3 Rad8 24.Nf3 Nxf3+ 25.gxf3 d4 26.Re1 dxe3 27.fxe3 Rd2 28.Rb3 Red8 29.Kf1 R8d3 30.Rxd3 Rxd3 0-1
  6. Win Seth Diekman(1370) vs Me
  7. Bye
  8. Loss Me vs BROOKSHEAR, TIMOTHY (2000) 1.d4 Nf6 2.Bg5 d5 3.Nd2 Nbd7 4.e3 c5 5.c3 Qb6 6.Qb1 e6 7.Ngf3 Bd6 8.Bd3 h6 9.Bh4 0-0 10.0-0 Qc7 11.Qd1 b6 12.Rc1 Bb7 13.c4 Rac8 14.cxd5 exd5 15.Bf5 [ 15.dxc5 Nxc5 ( 15...bxc5 16.Qc2) 16.Bxf6 gxf6] 15...g5 16.Bg3 Bxg3 17.hxg3 Qd6 18.Ne5 Rc7 19.Ndf3 [ 19.Nxd7 Nxd7 20.Qh5 Kg7 21.dxc5 bxc5 22.Bxd7 Qxd7 23.Nb3] 19...Qe7 20.g4 [ 20.Nxd7 Nxd7 21.dxc5 bxc5 22.Qc2 Ne5] 20...Nxe5 21.Nxe5 Bc8 22.Qf3 Bxf5 23.gxf5 Rfc8 24.Qh3 Kg7 25.f4 cxd4 26.Rxc7 Rxc7 27.fxg5 Qxe5 28.Qxh6+ [ 28.gxf6+ Kh7 29.Qg4 Qxe3+ 30.Kh1 Qg5 31.Qxg5 hxg5 32.Rd1 Rc2 33.Rxd4 Rxb2 34.Rxd5 Rxa2 35.Rd7] 28...Kg8 29.exd4 Qe3+ 30.Kh1 Rc1 0-1

  9. Loss Placek, Philip C (1451)
I think its a case of too much tournament chess. I plan to hit the books, get a coach, and play a lot less.