D Is For Discovery IV

D Is For Discovery IV

May 3, 2016, 3:30 PM |



Tonight starts the Colorado Springs Chess Club's May Swiss 90 (4SS, G90+30, $10 entry, USCF-rated, prizes)!  This is a month long tournament with one game per night.


The club officers are hard at work promoting chess!  Peter Barlay got the club mentioned in the last issue of the Independent, and I sent off my first TLA for the club:


The events shown below are ones that have been or will be advertised in Chess Life or Chess Life for Kids:

Date, Event, Location, TLA in, Affiliate

2016-07-19Colorado Springs Chess Club July Quick (QC)Colorado Springs CO2016-07 CL A5012031

2016-08-13Pikes Peak Open - Manitou Springs, COManitou Springs CO2016-07 CL A5012031


Jeff Fox and Alex Freeman split first place in the April Quick on Tuesdays and Travis Crow won the Thursday night event:

Dates and Section Count

Received: 2016-04-29   Entered: 2016-04-29   Rated: 2016-04-29   Sections: 3

201604260622 APRIL QUICK 24
Received: 2016-04-27   Entered: 2016-04-27   Rated: 2016-04-27   Sections: 1


This week's game comes from the Denny's Quick April II on Friday night.  It is White to move:


2016 Denny's Quick April II


See the diagram and answer here:



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2016 Calendar Of Events for the Colorado Springs Chess Club:

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D Is For Discovery IV



[Event "Denny's Quick April II"]

[Site "http://cschess.webs.com/"]

[Date "2016.04.22"]

[Round "4.4"]

[White "Anderson, Paul"]

[Black "Williams, Jesse"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "A01"]

[WhiteElo "1949"]

[BlackElo "1317"]

[PlyCount "23"]

[EventDate "2016.04.22"]

[TimeControl "1440"]


1. b3 b6 2. Nf3 Bb7 3. Bb2 Nf6 4. c4 c5 5. Nc3 d5

6. cxd5 Nxd5 7. a3 Nd7 8. e3 e6 9. Qc2 Be7 10. Nxd5 exd5 11. Bxg7 Rg8 12. Qxh7