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2010 reno far west open

kaylork
Apr 5, 2010, 5:02 PM 1

Well i had an absolute blast in my debut tournament and i finished with 5.0. It was nice to get some exposure. I met some really great people, and some even greater chess players. Next section here i come!

 

 

Unfortunatly because of my draw and being unrated i moved down to the last board. However i got to meet a really cool lady named Anne Saldich.
Round 2
Round 3 was a six hour brawl! My redemption chance to play the tarrasch better.
round 5 board 2: now, i should have won this game multiple times, but then again the reason i didnt win this game, is exactly why i played my first tournament in D. Time to work on some end game! ill post this game properly later..its sad 1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. e3 Nf6 5. dxc5 Bxc5 6. a3 a6 7. b4 Ba7 8. Nc3 Qc7 9. Bb2 dxc4 10. Qc2 h6 11. Ne4 Nbd7 12. Nxf6+ Nxf6 13. Qxc4 Qxc4 14. Bxc4 b5 15. Be2 Bb7 16. O-O O-O 17. Bxf6 gxf6 18. Rfd1 Kh8 19. g3 Rad8 20. Nd2 f5 21. Bf3 Bxf3 22. Nxf3 Kg7 23. Ne5 Rc8 24. Rd3 Bb8 25. f4 Bxe5 26. fxe5 Rc4 27. Rd6 Ra8 28. Kf2 Re4 29. Kf3 Rxe5 30. a4 Kf6 31. Rb6 Re4 32. axb5 Rxb4 33. Rbxa6 Rb8 34. R1a4 R8xb5 35. h4 h5 36. Ra8 Rb7 37. Ra3 Rb8 38. R8a5 Kg6 39. Ra7 f6 40. Re7 e5 41. Raa7 Rg8 42. Ra6 Re4 43. Ree6 Rf8 44. Rec6 Rg4 45. Rc2 e4+ 46. Kf2 Rd8 47. Ra1 Rd3 48. Ra8 Rd7 49. Rc6 Rg7 50. Rf8 Rf7 51. Rcc8 Rxf8 52. Rxf8 Kg7 53. Rc8 Rg6 54. Rc7+ Kh6 55. Rc8 Kh7 56. Rc7+ Rg7 57. Rxg7+ Kxg7 58. Ke2 Kf7 59. Kd2 Ke6 60. Kc3 Kd5 61. Kd2 Kc4 62. Kc2 Kd5 63. Kc3 Ke5 64. Kc4 f4 65. gxf4+ Kf5 66. Kd5 Kg4 67. Kxe4 f5+ 68. Ke5 Kxh4 69. Kxf5 Kg3 70. e4 h4 71. e5 h3 72. e6 h2 73. e7 h1=Q 74. e8=Q he had a winning game and i had no perpetual check, i threw the game a way with the pawn check! i ended up drawing because he offered me one then tried to revoke his offer.
and finally game six on board 1 vs undefeated section leader.

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