O Is For Overload V

O Is For Overload V

May 17, 2016, 4:11 PM |



The May Swiss 90 (4SS, G90+30, $10, USCF-rated, prizes) continues at the Colorado Springs Chess Club tonight.


This week's position comes from Round 2 of the May Swiss 90 and may have just created a new idea in chess:  The Helptactic.  It is Black to move.


2016 May Swiss 90

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O Is For Overload V



[Event "CSCC May Swiss 90"]

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

[Date "2016.05.10"]

[Round "2.7"]

[White "Kilpatrick, John"]

[Black "Rupp, Dan"]

[Result "0-1"]

[ECO "D02"]

[BlackElo "962"]

[PlyCount "64"]

[EventDate "2016.05.03"]

[TimeControl "5400+30"]


1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nc6 3. Nc3 g6 4. e3 Bg7 5. Ng5 e5

6. e4 exd4 7. Qf3 Nf6 8. Nxd5 O-O 9. Bc4 Be6 10. Nxe6 fxe6 11. Bg5 exd5 12.

Bxd5+ Kh8 13. O-O Nb4 14. Qh3 Nbxd5 15. e5 a5 16. Qb3 b6 17. c4 Nb4 18. a3 Nc6

19. Qb5 Qd7 20. Rfe1 Rae8 21. exf6 Rxe1+ 22. Rxe1 Bxf6 23. Qa6 Bxg5 24. h3 Qf5

25. Rf1 Be3 26. Qb7 Bxf2+ 27. Rxf2 Qxf2+ 28. Kh2 d3 29. Qxc6 d2 30. Qf3 Rxf3

31. a4 d1=Q 32. b4 Qfg1# 0-1