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Looking For Draws In All The Wrong Positions

Looking For Draws In All The Wrong Positions

cschessnews
May 31, 2016, 3:26 PM 0

Greetings,

 

Tonight is the FM Joe Friedman simul at the CSCC (FREE! Prizes for the first 2 winners) starting at 7pm (doors open around 6pm).

 

Brian Rountree wins the Tuesday night event and the Thursday night event in May!

 

End Date,Event ID Event Name,Dates and Section Count

2016-05-26
201605265032 DENNY'S MAY THURSDAY
Received: 2016-05-26   Entered: 2016-05-26   Rated: 2016-05-26   Sections: 1

2016-05-24
201605244762 MAY SWISS 90
Received: 2016-05-25   Entered: 2016-05-25   Rated: 2016-05-25   Sections: 2

 

This week's position comes from Brian's final round draw against Mark McGough where he wasn't playing a fool's game and hoping to win.  It is black to move.

 

2016 May Swiss 90

 

 

See diagram and answer here:

http://cschess.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoid=201901148


Looking For Draws In All The Wrong Positions

http://www.chessvideos.tv/chess-game-replayer.php?id=107080

 

[Event "CSCC May Swiss 90"]

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

[Date "2016.05.24"]

[Round "4.1"]

[White "McGough, Mark"]

[Black "Rountree, Brian"]

[Result "1/2-1/2"]

[ECO "D30"]

[WhiteElo "1854"]

[BlackElo "1824"]

[PlyCount "125"]

[EventDate "2016.05.03"]

[TimeControl "5400+30"]

 

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Bf4 Bb4+ 5. Nbd2

O-O 6. e3 Ne4 7. a3 Nxd2 8. Nxd2 Bd6 9. Qf3 Bxf4 10. Qxf4 Nd7 11. Bd3 Nf6 12.

O-O Qd6 13. Qh4 e5 14. dxe5 Qxe5 15. Nf3 Qxb2 16. cxd5 h6 17. Qc4 Qb6 18. Nd4

Bd7 19. e4 Ng4 20. Nf3 Qd6 21. h3 Ne5 22. Nxe5 Qxe5 23. f4 Qd6 24. e5 Qb6+ 25.

Kh2 Qe3 26. Rae1 Qd2 27. Re2 Qa5 28. Qe4 g6 29. e6 f5 30. Qe5 Rae8 31. Bc4 Kh7

32. Qb2 Bc8 33. Rfe1 Re7 34. Re3 Qc5 35. Ba2 Qd6 36. Re5 Rfe8 37. R1e3 c6 38.

dxc6 bxc6 39. Qe2 Qd4 40. Qf3 Rd8 41. h4 Ba6 42. Kg3 c5 43. Qc6 Bb7 44. Qb5 Qd2 45. Re2 Qd3+

46. Qxd3 Rxd3+ 47. R5e3 Rxe3+ 48. Rxe3 Bc8 49. Kf2 Kg7 50. Re5 Kf6 51. Rxc5

Bxe6 52. Rc6 Kf7 53. Bxe6+ Rxe6 54. Rc7+ Re7 55. Rxe7+ Kxe7 56. Ke3 Kd6 57. Kd4

a6 58. Kc4 Kc6 59. Kb4 Kb6 60. Kc4 Kc6 61. Kb4 Kb6 62. a4 a5+ 63. Kc4 1/2-1/2

 

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