Stone Cold

Stone Cold

cschessnews
cschessnews
Mar 13, 2017, 3:13 PM |
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Greetings,

 

I am back for another year of chess stories, videos, diagrams, games, and news from Colorado Springs Chess News!  This first issue is Stone Cold.

 

Read The Newsletter!

 

http://cschess.webs.com/apps/blog/entries/show/44430731-stone-cold

 
The Colorado Springs Chess News website has a FREE newsletter with chess articles, chess games, and upcoming chess events including chess images and chess movies.

The Colorado Springs Chess Club affiliate has rated a number of events since I last reported:

 

 

End Date
Event ID
Event Name
Dates and Section Count

201703120522GREEK GYROS QUICK MARCH 2017
Received: 2017-03-12   Entered: 2017-03-12   Rated: 2017-03-12   Sections: 3
2017030573922017 COLO SPGS OPEN
Received: 2017-03-06   Entered: 2017-03-06   Rated: 2017-03-06   Sections: 1
201703035042BLOOMER VS WALL
Received: 2017-03-03   Entered: 2017-03-03   Rated: 2017-03-04   Sections: 1
201702284092FS90
Received: 2017-03-01   Entered: 2017-03-01   Rated: 2017-03-01   Sections: 2
201702241232IHOP FEBRUARY 2017
Received: 2017-02-25   Entered: 2017-02-25   Rated: 2017-02-25   Sections: 2
201702126272GREEK GYROS FEB 2017 QUICK
Received: 2017-02-12   Entered: 2017-02-12   Rated: 2017-02-12   Sections: 1
201702020962BARLAY VS FREEMAN
Received: 2017-02-02   Entered: 2017-02-02   Rated: 2017-02-02   Sections: 1
201701310512BARLAY VS LANGSETH MATCH
Received: 2017-02-01   Entered: 2017-02-01   Rated: 2017-02-01   Sections: 2
201701278042IHOP 2017 JANUARY FRIDAYS
Received: 2017-01-28   Entered: 2017-01-28   Rated: 2017-01-28   Sections: 1

 

Also, there are a number of chess tournaments you might want to add to your calendar:

 

 

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
2017-04-04 Cabin Fever Reliever Colorado Springs CO 2017-03 CL A5012031
2017-04-18 CSCC April Quick (QC) Colorado Springs CO 2017-03 CL A5012031
         
 
Date Event Location TLA in Affiliate
         
         
2017-06-10 Denver Open, 2017 Englewood CO 2017-05 CL A5016762

 

This week's position comes from the March Swiss 90 (G/90+30, 4SS) at the club on Tuesday nights (http://cschess.webs.com/apps/calendar/).  There are 3 more rounds to go and you can join for just one night or the rest of the tournament. 

 

It is black to move:

 

Mekonnen%20removal%20or%20overload.jpg

 

 

You can view the diagram and answer here:

http://cschess.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoid=203801419

 

 

Stone Cold

http://www.chessvideos.tv/chess-game-replayer.php?id=109878

 

 

[Event "March Swiss 90"]

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

[Date "2017.03.07"]

[Round "1.2"]

[White "Barlay, Peter"]

[Black "Mekonnen, Alex"]

[Result "1-0"]

[ECO "B21"]

[WhiteElo "1949"]

[BlackElo "1528"]

[PlyCount "126"]

[EventDate "2017.03.07"]

[TimeControl "5400+30"]

 

1. e4 c5 2. d4 cxd4 3. c3 d6 4. cxd4 e6 5. Nf3

Nf6 6. Bd3 Nbd7 7. O-O Be7 8. Nc3 O-O 9. Bf4 e5 10. dxe5 dxe5 11. Nxe5 Nxe5 12.

Bxe5 a6 13. Nd5 Ng4 14. Bc7 Qd7 15. Rc1 Qe6 16. Nb6 Ra7 17. h3 Ne5 18. Bb1 Nd7

19. Nd5 Bd8 20. Nf4 Qf6 21. Bd6 Ra8 22. Bxf8 Nxf8 23. Qd2 Be6 24. Rfd1 h6 25.

Nd5 Qh4 26. Qf4 Qh5 27. Qg3 Qe2 28. Qd3 Qxb2 29. Qc3 Qe2 30. Qd2 Qh5 31. Nf4

Qe5 32. Ne2 Bb6 33. Qd6 Qa5 34. Qd2 Qb5 35. Nd4 Qe8 36. Qb4 Bxd4 37. Rxd4 b5

38. Rcd1 Bc4 39. Qa5 Qe7 40. Qd2 Ne6 41. Rd7 Qf6 42. e5 Qg5 43. Qd6 Be2 44. Re1

Bh5 45. Qc6 Rf8 46. Qc1 Nf4 47. Be4 Nxh3+ 48. Kf1 Nf4 49. Qe3 Ne6 50. Qxg5 Nxg5

51. Bb7 a5 52. Rb1 b4 53. Rd5 Ne4 54. Rb2 Rb8 55. Rb5 Nc3 56. e6 Nxb5 57. e7 f6

58. Bc6 Nc3 59. Rd2 Kf7 60. Rd8 Kxe7 61. Rxb8 Nxa2 62. Rb5 a4 63. Rxh5 b3 1-0