Lumsdon, Peter vs Lindberg, Gordon
46877
[Event "BCCC2004"] [Date "2004.01.01"] [Round "9"] [White "Lumsdon, Peter"] [Black "Lindberg, Gordon"] [ECO "B90"] [Opening "Sicilian: Najdorf"] 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bg5 e6 7.f4 Be7 8.Qf3 Qc7 9.O-O-O b5 10.Bxf6 Bxf6 11.Ndxb5 axb5 12.Nxb5 Qb6 13.Nxd6+ Ke7 14.e5 Rxa2 15.Bb5 Ba6 16.c4 Nd7 17.Nf5+ {#r} *
Steven Symons vs Patrick Cook
57631
[Event "casual game"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2007.07.19"] [White "Steven Symons"] [Black "Patrick Cook"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C17"] [Opening "French: Winawer, 5.a3"] 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.e5 c5 5.a3 Bxc3+ 6.bxc3 Qc7 7.Nf3 Bd7 8.Bd3 Ba4 9.Rb1 Ne7 10.O-O Nd7 11.Bg5 Nc6 12.h4 h6 13.Be3 c4 14.Be2 f5 15.exf6 Nxf6 16.Nh2 O-O 17.Bf3 b6 18.Qd2 e5 19.dxe5 Nxe5 20.Bxd5+ Nxd5 21.Qxd5+ Nf7 22.Rb4 Bxc2 23.Rxc4 Qe5 24.Qxe5 Nxe5 25.Rc7 Rfc8 26.Rb7 Kf8 27.Bd4 Be4 28.Rxg7 Kxg7 29.Bxe5+ Kf7 30.Bd4 Rg8 31.f3 Bd5 32.Ng4 Kg6 33.h5+ Kg5 34.Kf2 Raf8 35.Be3+ Kxh5 36.Rh1+ Kg6 {#T} 0-1
0-1
Schmitz, Manuela (1915) vs Watson, James (1633)
574827
[Event "2016 Australian Reserves championship"] [Site "Fitzroy town-hall, Melbourne"] [Date "2016.01.03"] [Round "3"] [White "Schmitz, Manuela"] [Black "Watson, James"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "1915"] [BlackElo "1633"] [ECO "A48"] [Opening "Neo-King's Indian"] 1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.c4 c5 4.e3 Bg7 5.Nc3 cxd4 6.exd4 d5 7.Be2 O-O 8.h3 dxc4 9.Bxc4 Nc6 10.O-O Nb4 11.Qb3 Nc6 12.Qd1 b6 13.Be3 Bb7 14.Rc1 Nb4 15.Qe2 Rc8 16.Rfd1 Bxf3 17.gxf3 Nbd5 18.Ba6 Rc7 19.Qd2 Qd7 20.Bf1 Qf5 21.Bg2 Rfc8 22.Nxd5 Nxd5 23.Rxc7 Rxc7 24.Rc1 Qd7 25.Rxc7 Nxc7 26.f4 e6 27.b3 Nd5 28.Bxd5 Qxd5 29.Qc3 Bf6 30.Kh2 Kg7 31.Qd3 Qf3 32.Qd2 Qe4 33.Qd1 Qf5 34.Qd2 Qb1 35.Kg2 Qe4+ 36.Kh2 Qf3 37.Qc2 Bh4 38.Qd2 Be7 39.Qb2 Qd1 40.Kg2 Qd3 41.Kh2 Bb4 42.Qc1 Qe4 43.Qc7 Qa8 44.Qe5+ Kg8 45.h4 Qd8 46.Kh3 h5 47.f3 Bd6 48.Qe4 Be7 49.Bf2 Kg7 50.Qb7 a5 51.Qc6 Qd5 52.Qxd5 exd5 53.Kg3 Kf6 54.Be3 Ba3 55.Kf2 Kf5 56.Ke2 Be7 57.Bf2 Kxf4 58.Be1 Bb4 59.Bf2 Be7 60.Be1 Bf6 61.Bf2 Bh8 62.Be3+ Kg3 63.Bf2+ Kg2 64.Be3 Bg7 65.Bf2 Bf6 66.f4 Kh3 67.f5 Bxh4 68.fxg6 fxg6 69.Be3 Kg4 70.a4 Bg5 71.Bf2 h4 {#R} 0-1
0-1
Peter Abbot (1901) vs James Watson (1633)
575192
[Event "2016 Australian Reserves championship"] [Site "Fitzroy town-hall, Melbourne"] [Date "2016.01.11"] [Round "10"] [White "Peter Abbot"] [Black "James Watson"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "1901"] [BlackElo "1633"] [ECO "A57"] [Opening "Benko Gambit: 4.a4"] 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 b5 4.a4 bxc4 5.Nc3 d6 6.e4 g6 7.Bxc4 Bg7 8.f4 O-O 9.Nf3 Ba6 10.Bxa6 Nxa6 11.O-O Nb4 12.Qe2 Qc8 13.h3 Nd7 14.Be3 Qa6 15.Qxa6 Nxa6 16.Rfd1 Nb4 17.Rab1 Nb6 18.Bf2 Rab8 19.Be1 Nc2 20.Bd2 Nc4 21.Rdc1 Nd4 22.Be1 Nxb2 23.Kf1 Nxf3 24.gxf3 Nd3 25.Rc2 Nxe1 26.Rxe1 Rb3 27.e5 Rfb8 28.Nb5 a6 29.exd6 axb5 30.Rxe7 Rd8 31.d7 Bf8 32.d6 Rd3 33.Rxc5 Rxd6 34.Re8 R6xd7 35.Rxd8 Rxd8 36.Rxb5 Rd4 37.a5 Rxf4 38.Ke2 Ra4 39.Kd3 Kg7 40.Kc3 Be7 41.Kb3 Ra1 42.Kc4 Bh4 43.Kc5 Be1 44.Kb6 Bxa5+ {#R} 0-1
0-1
Watson, James (1633) vs Peng, Shunkai (1938)
575383
[Event "2016 Australian Reserves championship"] [Site "Fitzroy town-hall, Melbourne"] [Date "2016.01.12"] [Round "11"] [White "Watson, James"] [Black "Peng, Shunkai"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "1633"] [BlackElo "1938"] [ECO "E90"] [Opening "King's Indian: 5.Nf3"] 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.Nf3 O-O 6.Be2 c5 7.O-O Bg4 8.Be3 Nbd7 9.Ne1 Bxe2 10.Qxe2 cxd4 11.Bxd4 a6 12.b3 Rc8 13.Nd5 Nxd5 14.Bxg7 Kxg7 15.exd5 Nf6 16.Nd3 Re8 17.Rfe1 Qd7 18.Rac1 Qf5 19.Qe3 e5 20.dxe6 Rxe6 21.Qd4 d5 22.Rxe6 Qxe6 23.Re1 Qc6 24.Rc1 dxc4 25.Rxc4 Qe6 26.Rxc8 Qxc8 27.h3 Qc6 28.Ne5 Qd5 29.Qxd5 Nxd5 30.Nd3 Nc7 31.Kf1 {#d} 1/2-1/2
½-½
Carolin-Unkovich, George (1948) vs Watson, James (1633)
575386
[Event "2016 Australian Reserves championship"] [Site "Fitzroy town-hall, Melbourne"] [Date "2016.01.07"] [Round "7"] [White "Carolin-Unkovich, George"] [Black "Watson, James"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "1948"] [BlackElo "1633"] [ECO "B21"] [Opening "Sicilian: Smith-Morra, 3.c3 d5"] 1.e4 c5 2.d4 cxd4 3.c3 d5 4.exd5 Qxd5 5.cxd4 Nc6 6.Nf3 Bg4 7.Nc3 Bxf3 8.gxf3 Qxd4 9.Qxd4 Nxd4 10.Nb5 O-O-O 11.Nxd4 Rxd4 12.Be3 Rb4 13.O-O-O Nf6 14.Bxa7 e6 15.a3 Ra4 16.Bb6 Nd5 17.Bd4 Rg8 18.Kb1 Bd6 19.Rg1 g6 20.h4 h5 21.Bb5 Ra5 22.Rc1+ Kb8 23.a4 Rc8 24.Rxc8+ Kxc8 25.Be8 Kd8 26.Bxf7 Rxa4 27.Be3 Nxe3 28.fxe3 Ke7 29.Bxg6 Rxh4 30.Be4 b6 31.Kc2 Rh2+ 32.Kd3 Rxb2 33.Rh1 Rb3+ 34.Kc2 Rxe3 35.Rxh5 Bc5 36.Kd2 Ra3 37.Bc2 Rxf3 38.Be4 Rf6 39.Kd3 Kd6 40.Rh8 Rf7 41.Rd8+ Ke5 42.Rh8 Rf4 43.Rh5+ Kd6 44.Rh6 Ba3 45.Rh5 e5 46.Rh6+ Kc5 47.Rc6+ Kb5 48.Re6 Bb2 49.Rd6 Bd4 50.Rd5+ Kb4 51.Rd7 Rh4 52.Rb7 Rh3+ 53.Kc2 Rc3+ 54.Kb1 Rc5 55.Rxb6+ Kc3 56.Rc6 {#d} 1/2-1/2
½-½
Watson, James (1633) vs Stewart, Scott (1870)
575389
[Event "2016 Australian Reserves championship"] [Site "Fitzroy town-hall, Melbourne"] [Date "2016.01.03"] [Round "2"] [White "Watson, James"] [Black "Stewart, Scott"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "1633"] [BlackElo "1870"] [ECO "A82"] [Opening "Dutch: Staunton Gambit, 3.Nc3 Nf6"] 1.d4 f5 2.e4 fxe4 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 d5 5.Bxf6 exf6 6.Qh5+ g6 7.Qxd5 Qe7 8.Qxe4 Nc6 9.O-O-O Bf5 10.Qxe7+ Nxe7 11.Nb5 Kd7 12.h3 a6 13.Nc3 Rd8 14.g4 Be6 15.Ne4 Kc8 16.Nc5 Bf7 17.Ne2 Nd5 18.Ne4 Bh6+ 19.Kb1 Rhe8 20.Bg2 f5 21.N4c3 Nb4 {black offers a draw} 22.Bf3 Bg7 23.a3 Nc6 24.Bxc6 bxc6 25.Rhg1 Bc4 26.Rge1 Bxd4 27.Nxd4 Rxe1 28.Rxe1 Rxd4 29.b3 Bd5 {#d} 1/2-1/2
½-½
Kovacevic, Paul (1817) vs Watson, James (1651)
575392
[Event "Hjourth memorial"] [Site "Melbourne chess club"] [Date "2015.10.31"] [Round "3"] [White "Kovacevic, Paul"] [Black "Watson, James"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "1817"] [BlackElo "1651"] [ECO "A57"] [Opening "Benko Gambit"] 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 b5 4.Qc2 d6 5.b3 g6 6.Bb2 Bf5 7.Qc1 Bxb1 8.Rxb1 Qa5+ 9.Qc3 Qxc3+ 10.Bxc3 b4 11.Bb2 a5 12.g3 Bg7 13.Bg2 O-O 14.e4 Nfd7 15.Bxg7 Kxg7 16.f4 a4 17.Nf3 Nf6 18.e5 Ne4 19.O-O Nd7 20.Rfe1 Nc3 21.Rb2 axb3 22.axb3 Ra3 23.Bh3 Nb6 24.exd6 exd6 25.Re7 Nca4 26.Rb1 Nc3 27.Rb2 Nca4 28.Rb1 Nxc4 29.bxa4 Rxf3 30.Rc1 Nb6 31.a5 Nxd5 32.Rd7 Nxf4 33.Bf1 Nd3 34.Rd1 Ne5 35.R7xd6 Ra3 36.R6d5 Ng4 37.Rxc5 Ne3 38.Rb1 Nxf1 39.Rxf1 f5 40.Rb5 b3 41.Rb1 {White offers a draw} Ra8 42.R1xb3 Rxb3 43.Rxb3 Rxa5 44.Kg2 g5 45.h3 Ra6 46.Kf3 Kg6 47.Rc3 Kf6 48.Rc7 Ra3+ 49.Kf2 Kg6 50.Rc6+ Kh5 51.Rc5 Ra2+ 52.Kf3 Rh2 53.Rxf5 Kg6 54.Rc5 Rxh3 {#d} 1/2-1/2
½-½
Benjamin, Neal vs James, Watson (1651)
575393
[Event "Hjourth memorial"] [Site "Melbourne chess club"] [Date "2015.11.01"] [Round "5"] [White "Benjamin, Neal"] [Black "James, Watson"] [Result "0-1"] [BlackElo "1651"] [ECO "B01"] [Opening "Scandinavian: Portuguese, 4.Nf3"] 1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Nf6 3.d4 Bg4 4.Nf3 Qxd5 5.Be2 Nc6 6.c4 Qh5 7.h3 O-O-O 8.Be3 e5 9.Nc3 exd4 10.Nxd4 Bxe2 11.Ncxe2 Bb4+ 12.Kf1 Bc5 13.b4 Nxb4 14.Qb3 Rhe8 15.g4 Nxg4 16.Ng3 Nxe3+ 17.fxe3 Qg5 18.Kf2 Rxe3 19.Qxe3 Bxd4 {#R} 0-1
0-1
Watson, James (1651) vs Vulgar, Shanon (1753)
575394
[Event "Hjourth memorial"] [Site "Melbourne chess club"] [Date "2015.11.03"] [Round "8"] [White "Watson, James"] [Black "Vulgar, Shanon"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "1651"] [BlackElo "1753"] [ECO "A40"] [Opening "Queen's Pawn: Bogoljubow-Miles, 2.c4"] 1.d4 Nc6 2.c4 e5 3.d5 Nce7 4.Nc3 Ng6 5.g3 Nf6 6.a3 Bc5 7.Na4 Bxf2+ 8.Kxf2 Ng4+ 9.Kg2 Qf6 10.Qe1 e4 11.h3 N4e5 12.Qf2 Qa6 13.b3 b5 14.Nc5 Qb6 15.Nxe4 bxc4 16.Qxb6 cxb6 17.Nd6+ Ke7 18.Nxc8+ Raxc8 19.bxc4 Rxc4 20.Nf3 Nxf3 21.exf3 Rc2+ 22.Kg1 Ne5 23.Bg2 Rhc8 24.Bf4 Nd3 25.Kh2 Re2 26.Rad1 Rcc2 27.Rhg1 Nxf4 28.gxf4 Kd6 29.Rd3 Kc5 30.Kg3 d6 31.Bf1 Re1 32.Rg2 Rcc1 33.Be2 Ra1 34.Kf2 Rh1 35.Rxg7 Rxh3 36.Rxf7 b5 37.Rc7+ Kb6 38.Rc6+ Ka5 39.Rxd6 Ra2 40.Kg2 Rh5 41.Re6 Rf5 42.d6 Rf8 43.d7 Rd8 44.Re8 b4 45.axb4+ Kxb4 46.Rxd8 Rxe2+ 47.Kf1 Rh2 48.Rb8+ Ka4 49.d8=Q h5 50.Rd5 {#r} 1-0
1-0
Watson, James (1651) vs Worsnop, Andrew
575395
[Event "Hjourth memorial"] [Site "Melbourne chess club"] [Date "2015.10.31"] [Round "2"] [White "Watson, James"] [Black "Worsnop, Andrew"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "1651"] [ECO "D10"] [Opening "Slav: 3.Nc3 Nf6"] 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Nf3 Bf5 5.cxd5 cxd5 6.Qb3 b6 7.e4 dxe4 8.Ne5 Be6 9.Bb5+ Nbd7 10.d5 Bf5 11.h3 h5 12.Bf4 e6 13.Bc6 a6 14.Bg5 Ra7 15.Nxd7 Rxd7 16.Rd1 Bd6 17.Bxd7+ Kxd7 18.dxe6+ Bxe6 19.Qa4+ Ke7 20.Nxe4 {#r} 1-0
1-0
Nemeth, John (2149) vs Watson, James (1651)
575396
[Event "Hjourth memorial"] [Site "Melbourne chess club"] [Date "2015.10.30"] [Round "1"] [White "Nemeth, John"] [Black "Watson, James"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "2149"] [BlackElo "1651"] [ECO "C70"] [Opening "Spanish: 4.Ba4"] 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.O-O b5 6.Bb3 Be7 7.Re1 O-O 8.c3 d5 9.exd5 Nxd5 10.d3 Nf6 11.Qe2 Bb7 12.Bg5 Nd7 13.Bxe7 Qxe7 14.Nbd2 Rae8 15.Qf1 Qd6 16.Ne4 Qg6 17.Qe2 Nd8 18.Nh4 Qh6 19.Qg4 Ne6 20.Re3 Nec5 21.Nf5 Qg6 22.Qh3 Bxe4 23.dxe4 Nxb3 24.axb3 Qe6 25.Rg3 g6 26.Qh6 Qf6 27.Rxa6 Ra8 28.Rh3 Rfb8 29.Qxh7+ Kf8 30.Qh8+ {#r} 1-0
1-0
Schmitz, Andreas Arnold (2048) vs Watson, James (1633)
575397
[Event "2016 Australian Reserves championship"] [Site "Fitzroy town-hall, Melbourne"] [Date "2016.01.05"] [Round "5"] [White "Schmitz, Andreas Arnold"] [Black "Watson, James"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "2048"] [BlackElo "1633"] [ECO "B22"] [Opening "Sicilian: Alapin, 2...d5 3.exd5 Qxd5"] 1.e4 c5 2.c3 d5 3.exd5 Qxd5 4.d4 Nf6 5.Nf3 Nc6 6.Be2 g6 7.dxc5 Qxd1+ 8.Bxd1 e6 9.Nd4 Bxc5 10.Nxc6 bxc6 11.Bf3 Bb7 12.Bh6 Bf8 13.Bxf8 Rxf8 14.Nd2 Nd7 15.Nc4 O-O-O 16.O-O-O Kc7 17.Rhe1 c5 18.Bxb7 Kxb7 19.Rd3 Nb6 20.Nd6+ Kc6 21.Nxf7 Rxd3 22.Ne5+ Kd6 23.Nxd3 c4 24.Ne5 Rxf2 25.h4 Rxg2 26.Nf7+ Kd7 27.Re4 Rg1+ 28.Kc2 Rg2+ 29.Kc1 Rg1+ 30.Kc2 {#d} 1/2-1/2
½-½
Michael Sugrue vs Rob Loveband
843124
[Event "Interclub Geelong"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2011.09.18"] [Round "0"] [White "Michael Sugrue"] [Black "Rob Loveband"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B40"] [Opening "Sicilian: Open, 2...e6, 4.Nxd4"] 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Bd3 Nc6 6.Nxc6 bxc6 7.c4 Qc7 8.Nc3 Be7 9.O-O d6 10.Be3 O-O 11.Qe2 e5 12.f3 Nh5 13.Qd2 Rb8 (13...Nf4 14.Bxf4 exf4 15.Qxf4 Qb6+ 16.Rf2 Bf6 17.Kf1 Be5 18.Qh4 Bf6 19.Qg3 Qd8 20.Qf4 Bg5 21.Qg3 Bh4 22.Qf4 Bxf2) 14.b3 Be6 15.Rac1 Qb7 16.Rfd1 Rbd8 17.Bf1 Nf6 18.Qf2 Nd7 19.Bd3 a6 20.Bb1 Kh8 21.Kh1 Kg8 22.Qg3 Nf6 23.Qf2 Nd7 24.Nd5 Bxd5 25.cxd5 c5 26.Bd3 Ra8 27.Qe2 Kh8 28.Rc2 Rfd8 29.Rdc1 Rdc8 {#d} 1/2-1/2
½-½
Octavio Martinez vs Rob Loveband
843127
[Event "Interclub Box Hill2"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2011.10.23"] [Round "0"] [White "Octavio Martinez"] [Black "Rob Loveband"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A40"] [Opening "Queen's Pawn: 1...c6 2.Nf3"] 1.d4 c6 2.Nf3 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bd3 Bg4 5.Nbd2 Nbd7 6.c4 e5 7.cxd5 Nxd5 8.h3 Bxf3 9.Nxf3 Bb4+ 10.Bd2 Bxd2+ 11.Qxd2 exd4 12.exd4 Qe7+ 13.Kf1 O-O 14.g3 h6 15.a3 Rfe8 16.Kg2 Qf6 17.Rhe1 Kf8 18.Bc2 Rxe1 19.Rxe1 Re8 20.Rxe8+ Kxe8 21.b4 Qe7 22.Nh4 Qf6 23.Nf5 Kf8 24.a4 N7b6 25.Ne3 Qg5 26.h4 Nxe3+ 27.fxe3 Qd5+ 28.e4 Qa2 29.b5 Nc4 30.Qb4+ Kg8 31.Qb3 Qxc2+ 32.Qxc2 Ne3+ 33.Kf3 Nxc2 34.d5 cxb5 35.axb5 Nd4+ 36.Ke3 Nxb5 37.e5 Kf8 38.Kd3 b6 39.Kc4 a6 40.d6 Ke8 41.g4 Kd7 42.Kd5 Nc3+ 43.Kd4 Nd1 44.g5 hxg5 45.hxg5 g6 {#R} 0-1
0-1
Jamie Brotheridge vs Rob Loveband
843130
[Event "JH2010"] [Date "2010.11.10"] [Round "0"] [White "Jamie Brotheridge"] [Black "Rob Loveband"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "D17"] [Opening "Slav: Czech Defence"] 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nf3 Nf6 4.Nc3 dxc4 5.a4 Bf5 6.Ne5 e6 7.f3 h6 8.e4 Bh7 9.Bxc4 Bb4 10.O-O O-O 11.Qb3 Qxd4+ 12.Kh1 Qxe5 (12...a5 13.Bf4 Qb6 14.Rfd1) (12...Bxc3 13.Qxc3 (13.Nxf7 Kxf7 14.Bxe6+ Ke8 15.bxc3 Qb6 16.Qc4 Nbd7 17.Bxd7+ Nxd7 18.Qe6+ Kd8 19.Rd1 Qc7 20.Ba3 Re8 21.Qf7) 13...Qxc3 14.bxc3) 13.Qxb4 b6 14.Be3 Qc7 15.Rad1 Nbd7 16.Rd2 Ne5 17.Ba2 Rad8 18.Rfd1 Rxd2 19.Rxd2 Rd8 20.Rxd8+ Qxd8 21.Qd4 Qxd4 22.Bxd4 Nfd7 23.Kg1 Nd3 24.Ne2 Kf8 25.Bc3 e5 26.Bb1 N3c5 27.Bc2 Ne6 28.Kf2 Bg8 29.Ke3 f6 30.b4 Nc7 31.Nc1 Ke7 32.Bb2 Na6 33.Ba3 c5 34.Nd3 Kd6 35.Kd2 cxb4 36.Nxb4 Nxb4 37.Bxb4+ Nc5 38.Kc3 Kc6 39.Kb2 Bc4 40.Kc3 Bf1 41.g3 Be2 42.f4 a5 43.Ba3 {#d} 1/2-1/2
½-½
Rob Loveband vs Peter Miitel
843131
[Event "JH2010"] [Date "2010.12.07"] [Round "0"] [White "Rob Loveband"] [Black "Peter Miitel"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B32"] [Opening "Sicilian: Open, 2...Nc6"] 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 d6 5.Nc3 Nf6 6.Be2 g6 7.Be3 Bg7 8.O-O O-O 9.Nb3 a6 10.a4 Qc7 11.f3 Bd7 12.Qd2 Ne5 13.Rfd1 Rfd8 14.Bd4 Nc4 15.Bxc4 Qxc4 16.Qe3 b5 17.Nd2 Qc6 18.axb5 axb5 19.Na2 Qxc2 20.Rdc1 Qa4 21.b3 Qa6 22.Bb6 Rdc8 23.Rxc8+ Rxc8 24.Bd4 e5 25.Bb2 Qb7 26.Nb4 Ra8 27.Rc1 d5 28.Bxe5 dxe4 29.Bxf6 Bxf6 30.Nxe4 Bd8 31.Kf1 Be6 32.Qd3 Be7 33.Nc5 Qc7 34.Qxb5 Rb8 35.Qc6 Qa5 36.Nxe6 Qxb4 37.Nc7 Qxb3 38.Nd5 Qd3+ 39.Kg1 Bf8 40.Nf6+ Kg7 41.Nd7 Qd4+ 42.Kf1 Qd3+ 43.Kg1 Qd4+ 44.Kf1 Rb2 45.Qc3 Qxc3 46.Rxc3 Bd6 47.h3 Bg3 48.Rc1 Rf2+ 49.Kg1 Rd2 50.Nb8 Bxb8 51.Kf1 Rf2+ 52.Kxf2 h5 53.Rc4 {%02game continued but Black resigned, unable to stop White's King gobbling up his Pawns after swapping Rook for Bishop} {#r} 1-0
1-0
Nigel Barrow vs Rob Loveband
843230
[Event "BallaratXmasSwiss"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2008.12.05"] [Round "2"] [White "Nigel Barrow"] [Black "Rob Loveband"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A30"] [Opening "English: Symmetrical, 2.Nf3 Nc6"] 1.c4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.g3 e6 5.Bg2 d5 6.cxd5 exd5 7.d4 Be6 8.O-O a6 9.a3 Be7 10.dxc5 Bxc5 11.b4 Bd6 12.Bb2 h6 13.Rc1 O-O 14.e3 Qd7 15.Nd4 Bg4 16.Qd3 Ne5 17.Qb1 Be7 18.Qa2 Nd3 19.Rc2 Nxb2 20.Qxb2 Bf5 {Better is Rfc8} 21.Nxf5 Qxf5 22.Nxd5 Nxd5 23.e4 Qd7 24.exd5 Rac8 25.Re1 Bd6 26.Rd2 Rc7 27.Qd4 Qa4 28.Rd3 Qc2 29.Red1 Re8 30.Qb6 Rd7 31.Bh3 Rde7 32.R3d2 Re1+ 33.Bf1 Qe4 {?? Blunder! should be Qc4} 34.Qxd6 Qc4 35.Rd3 Qg4 36.Rxe1 Rxe1 37.Qd8+ Kh7 38.Qh4 {??} Qe2 {!} 39.Qh3 Qxd3 {now white is in trouble} 40.Qg2 Rd1 41.d6 Qd5 42.Qh3 Qxd6 43.Qf5+ Kg8 44.Qc8+ Kh7 45.Qf5+ Qg6 46.Qf3 Qb1 47.Qe2 {?} Re1 48.Qc4 b5 49.Qxf7 Rxf1+ 50.Kg2 Rg1+ 51.Kh3 {? Better is Kf3} (51.Kf3 Qd1+ 52.Kf4 Qc1+ 53.Kf3 Qxa3+ 54.Ke2 Qb2+ 55.Kf3 Qc3+ 56.Kg4 Qxb4+ 57.f4 a5 58.Qf5+ Kg8 {-8.20 Tiger 12.0}) 51...Qf1+ 52.Kh4 Qc4+ {white resigns} {#R} 0-1
0-1
Rob Loveband (1581) vs Steven Fletcher (1771)
892432
[Event "2012 Interclub Geelong"] [Site "Ballarat"] [Date "2010.11.07"] [Round "6"] [White "Rob Loveband"] [Black "Steven Fletcher"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "1581"] [BlackElo "1771"] [ECO "E00"] [Opening "Queen's Pawn: Neo-Indian"] 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 d5 4.Bg5 c6 5.e3 Nbd7 6.Nf3 Be7 7.Bd3 dxc4 8.Bxc4 Nd5 9.Bxe7 Qxe7 10.O-O Nxc3 11.bxc3 e5 12.e4 exd4 13.cxd4 Nb6 14.Bb3 O-O 15.Qd3 Be6 16.d5 cxd5 17.exd5 Rad8 18.Rad1 Bxd5 19.Qc3 Bxb3 20.axb3 Rxd1 21.Rxd1 Rd8 22.Re1 Qd6 23.Qe3 h6 24.h3 a6 25.Qe4 Qd5 26.Qb4 Nd7 27.Re2 Rb8 28.Rd2 Qc5 29.Qf4 Qc1+ 30.Kh2 Rc8 31.Ne5 Nf8 32.Qxf7+ Kh8 33.Qd5 (33.Qxb7 Qxd2 34.Qxc8 Qxf2 35.Ng6+ Kg8 36.Qc4+ Kh7 37.Ne7 h5 38.Qg8+ Kh6 39.Qh8+ Nh7 40.Qa8 Qf4+ 41.g3 Qf2+ {+0.62 Tiger 12.0}) 33...Qc7 34.g3 Qc5 35.Nf7+ Kh7 36.Qe4+ Kg8 37.Ne5 Qe7 38.Re2 Re8 39.Qd5+ Kh7 40.Qe4+ g6 41.f4 b5 42.Rc2 Rd8 43.h4 Qa7 44.Kh3 h5 45.Kg2 Rd1 46.Rf2 Qc7 47.f5 Qc1 {??} 48.fxg6+ Kh6 49.Nf7+ Kg7 50.Qe5+ Kxg6 51.Qf6+ Kh7 52.Ng5+ {#r} 1-0
1-0
Team Rob vs Team Rod
895338
[Date "2016.09.15"] [White "Team Rob"] [Black "Team Rod"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "D08"] [Opening "QGD: Albin, 3.e3"] {No analysis engine} 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e5 {Albin countergambit} 3.e3 exd4 4.exd4 dxc4 5.Bxc4 Bb4+ {"Isolated queen pawn"} 6.Nc3 Nf6 7.Ne2 O-O 8.O-O c6 9.Bg5 Bf5 {Perhaps Bg4 is slightly better} 10.Ng3 Bg6 11.Qf3 Nbd7 12.Nce4 Be7 {Relentless attack} 13.Nxf6+ Nxf6 14.Rad1 h6 15.Bh4 Bh7 16.Nf5 Nd5 17.Nxe7+ Nxe7 18.Rfe1 g5 {Pretty much forced} 19.Bg3 Nd5 20.Qh5 Qf6 21.Be5 Qg6 {Hoping to swap the queens} 22.Qf3 g4 23.Qb3 Nb6 {23... Qc2 looks ok} 24.Bd3 Qg5 25.Re3 Bxd3 26.Rexd3 h5 27.h3 {Sneaky pin} Rac8 28.hxg4 hxg4 29.Rg3 Kh7 {We were mistaken with this} 30.Bd6 Qd5 31.Qxd5 Nxd5 {Finally swap queens} 32.Bxf8 Rxf8 33.Rxg4 Rg8 34.Rh4+ Kg7 35.Re1 Kf8 {Hide the king} 36.Rhe4 a5 37.Re8+ Kg7 38.Rxg8+ Kxg8 39.Re8+ Kg7 40.Rb8 b5 41.Rc8 Ne7 42.Rc7 Kf6 43.d5 {Black loses pawns. Now downhill from here} cxd5 44.Rc5 d4 {Final push} 45.Rxb5 d3 46.Kf1 Ke6 47.Ke1 Nd5 48.Rxa5 Ke5 49.Kd2 Kd4 50.Rxd5+ Kxd5 51.Kxd3 f5 52.a4 f4 53.a5 Kc5 54.Ke4 f3 55.gxf3 Kb5 56.f4 Kxa5 57.f5 Kb4 58.f6 Kb3 59.f7 Kxb2 {Took back two pawns though} 60.f8=Q Kc2 61.Qb4 Kd1 62.Qb2 Ke1 63.f4 Kd1 64.Ke3 Ke1 65.Qe2# {Maybe too much discussion in the game but all in all, it was fun.} 1-0
1-0
Jasan Barnett (892) vs DWB (885)
895391
[Event "Chess.Com 5 min Blitz Game"] [Site "Online"] [Date "2016.09.09"] [White "Jasan Barnett"] [Black "DWB"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "892"] [BlackElo "885"] [ECO "C41"] [Opening "Philidor Defence"] {This was an online blitz game against a human opponent where each player had 5 minutes on the clock. This victory was my first in chess that can be classified as a brilliancy.} 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Nc3 Be6 4.d3 h6 5.Be3 Nf6 6.Be2 Ng4 7.Qd2 Nxh2?? {Trading a piece for a pawn is a blunder here.} 8.Rxh2 Nc6 9.d4 Nxd4 {Sets off a brief exchange of a piece and a pawn each} 10.Bxd4 exd4 11.Nxd4 Bd7 12.O-O-O Be7 13.f4 {The beginning of a forceful multi-pawn push that ultimately, wins the game} O-O 14.g4 {The wall of three pawns, all defended, looks strong} c5 15.Nf5 Bxf5 16.gxf5 {Despite the doubled pawns, all three pawns on the e and f file are still defended} b6 17.Rg1 {Both rooks now attacking pawns with only one defender} Bf6 18.Nd5 {Now, if the bishop at f5 wasn't there I could play f6 next move and black would be in big trouble.} a5 19.Qc3!? {The controversial? move. As can happen in blitz chess, I inadvertently hung the queen?? and first thought I'd blown the game. However, I then saw that I could possibly still make the pawn move to f6 anyway. Maybe my move wasn't a blunder...} Bxc3 20.bxc3 b5? {A bad move. Black goes from 0.96 up to -7.09 behind. The king needed to move to h8 or h7. If either move is made though, white still ends up over 3 points up in the following moves.} (20...Kh8 21.f6 Rg8 22.Ne7 Qe8 23.Rgh1 gxf6 24.Rxh6+ Kg7 25.Rg1+ {King takes Rook at h6 results in a forced mate against black in a few moves.} Kf8 26.Rxg8+ Kxe7 27.Rxe8+ Rxe8 {And White is winning by approx 3.5-4.0 points.}) (20...Kh8) (20...Kh7 21.f6 Rg8 22.Ne7 Qd7 23.Bg4 gxf6 24.Nxg8 Rxg8 25.Rxh6+ Kxh6 26.Rh1+ Kg7 27.Bxd7 {The Queen is taken and white is winning by over 3 points.}) 21.f6!! {White now has the pawn at f6 and is protected by the d5 knight. The pawn at g7 is pinned to the king and cannot capture.} g6 22.Bh5! {The g6 pawn is pinned to the king and cannot take the bishop at h5.} b4 23.f5! {the g6 pawn is now being attacked by three pieces and cannot capture.} g5 24.Ne7+! {The knight is now protected and must be taken by the queen to extend the game} Kh7?? {Forced mate in 3} (24...Kh8 {Kh8 is also a forced mate in 3.} 25.Bf3 Kh7 26.Rxh6+ Kxh6 27.Rh1#) 25.Bg6+!! {Bishop sac to win the game.} fxg6 26.fxg6+ {26.... Kh8. 27. Rxh6# Black resigns, though significantly up in material.} {#r} 1-0
1-0

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