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City Championship Update w/ Rook & Pawn Endgame

Greetings,

The Colorado Springs 2012 City Championship saw 3 more players join for round 2.  Former Champion, Buck Buchanan, pulled into clear 1st with 2 rounds to go.  See calendar for details:

http://cschess.webs.com/apps/calendar/

Here are the current standings:

City Championship Results, Round 2:

2.0 Buck Buchanan
1.5 Paul Anderson
1.5 Alex Torres
1.5 Jeff Fox
1.5 Imre Barlay
1.0 Mark McGough
1.0 Peter Grigg
1.0 Koji Del Conte
1.0 Dan Avery
1.0 Brian Rountree
0.5 Wesley Holmes
0.5 Wesley Smith
0.5 Dean Brown
0.5 George Robinson
0.0 Mike Madsen


Alex Torres out-played me in round 2 but was unable to finish the victory.

[Event "CSCC Championship"]
[Site "Colorado Springs"]
[Date "2012.10.16"]
[Round "2.1"]
[White "Anderson, Paul"]
[Black "Torres, Alex"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D43"]
[PlyCount "122"]
[EventDate "2012.10.09"]
[TimeControl "5400"]

1. d4 c6 2. c4 d5 3. Nf3 e6 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. Bg5 Bb4
6. e3 Qa5 7. Bxf6 Bxc3+ 8. bxc3 Qxc3+ 9. Nd2 gxf6 10. cxd5 exd5 11. Be2 Rg8 12.
O-O Bf5 13. Nb3 Nd7 14. Rc1 Qb4 15. Bf3 a5 16. Re1 a4 17. Na1 Kf8 18. Nc2 Qb2
19. a3 Re8 20. Re2 Qb3 21. Rb1 Bxc2 22. Qxc2 Qxc2 23. Rxc2 Rb8 24. Rb4 Ke7 25.
Kf1 f5 26. g3 Kd6 27. Rxa4 Ra8 28. Rxa8 Rxa8 29. Rc3 Nb6 30. Be2 Na4 31. Rb3 b5
32. Bd3 Ke6 33. Ke2 Nb6 34. Kd2 Nc4+ 35. Bxc4 dxc4 36. Rc3 Kd5 37. f3 c5 38.
dxc5 Kxc5 39. Kc2 b4 40. axb4+ Kxb4 41. Kd2 Rd8+ 42. Kc2 Rd6 43. h4 Rg6 44. e4
Rxg3 45. Re3 fxe4 46. Rxe4 Rxf3 47. Re7 Rf2+ 48. Kd1 h6 49. Ke1 Rf4 50. Kd2 f5
51. h5 c3+ 52. Kc2 Rf2+ 53. Kc1 Kc4 54. Rh7 f4 55. Rxh6 Rh2 56. Rc6+ Kd4 57.
Rd6+ Ke5 58. Rc6 Kd4 59. Rf6 Rxh5 60. Rxf4+ Ke5 61. Rg4 Rh2 1/2-1/2



You can click through the game on the home page:  http://cschess.webs.com/

or here: http://www.chessvideos.tv/chess-game-replayer.php?id=71415

Also, my mom is selling her Denver Nuggets seats for Thursday, Nov 15, 8:30p (Miami Heat) and Wednesday, Dec 26, 7:00p (Los Angeles Lakers) if anyone is interested.  Seat location: 1st floor, sec 130, row 12, seat 5 & 6, face price per ticket $76.

She is asking $100 for the pair (a $50 savings!).  Contact me if you are interested.

Peace be with you,
 
Paul Anderson
Chess Coach (http://cschess.webs.com/coaching.htm)
Cell: 719-233-1426
Facebook: paul.anderson.904750
Twitter: @cschessnews
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From: buckpeace@pcisys.net
Subject: 2013 tournaments schedule,

 

 

Here are tournament announcements for next year's Colorado Springs Open and Pikes Peak Open.  I wanted to get them out now because the PPO will be a week later than usual...

 

 

 

Thanks Much,

 

 

Buck

Colorado Springs Open, March 2 - 3, 2013

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Rds 1-3 40/90 and G/60, d/5; Rds 4-5 40/2 and G/60, d/5.
Site: Manitou Springs City Hall, 606 Manitou Ave.
Sections: One open section.
Entry fee: $35 if rec’d by Feb 28, $40 at site. $9 EF discount for juniors, seniors, unrated. Additional $5 discount for Supporting Members of Colorado Springs Chess Club.
Prizes: Cash prizes per entries.
Registration: 8:30 - 9:30 AM, Rounds: 10, 2:30, 7:00; 9:00 AM, 3:00..
Entries: Richard Buchanan 1 Sutherland Rd., Manitou Springs CO 80829
Phone: (719) 685-1984
E-mail: buckpeace@pcisys.net
CSCA required, ($15, jrs & srs 10), OSA.
Colorado Tour Event

Pikes Peak Open, August 10 - 11, 2013

5 round Swiss system tournament.
Time Control: Rds 1-3 40/90 and G/60, d/5; Rds 4-5 40/2 and G/60, d/5.
Site: Manitou Springs City Hall, 606 Manitou Ave.
Sections: One open section.
Entry fee: $35 if rec’d by Aug. 8, $40 at site. $9 EF discount for juniors, seniors, unrated. Additional $5 discount for Supporting Members of Colorado Springs Chess Club.
Prizes: Cash prizes per entries.
Registration: 8:30 - 9:30 AM, Rounds: 10, 2:30, 7:00; 9:00 AM, 3:00.
Entries: Richard Buchanan 1 Sutherland Rd, Manitou Springs CO 80829
Phone: (719) 685-1984
E-mail: buckpeace@pcisys.net
CSCA required, ($15, jrs & srs 10), OSA.
Colorado Tour Event

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