Patrick Cook (1592) vs John Abson (1068)
57757
[Event "BCC Championship 2005"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2005.05.05"] [Round "1"] [White "Patrick Cook"] [Black "John Abson"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "1592"] [BlackElo "1068"] [ECO "A21"] [Opening "English: King's, 2.Nc3"] 1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 c6 3.g3 b6 4.Bg2 Bb7 5.e3 d6 6.Nge2 Nd7 7.O-O Ngf6 8.d4 Rb8 9.Qa4 a6 10.Bxc6 Bxc6 11.Qxc6 Rc8 12.Qa4 Ra8 13.Rd1 e4 14.Nf4 Be7 15.Nfd5 O-O 16.Qc2 Ng4 17.Qxe4 Ndf6 18.Qxe7 Qc8 19.Nxb6 Qc6 20.Nxa8 Qxa8 21.Qxd6 Qf3 22.Qf4 Nxh2 23.Qxf3 Nxf3+ 24.Kg2 Ng5 25.d5 Ng4 26.e4 f6 27.f3 Ne5 28.f4 Nxc4 29.fxg5 fxg5 30.b3 {#r} 1-0
1-0
Rob Bailey (1468) vs Patrick Cook (1592)
57761
[Event "BCC Championship 2005"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2005.05.12"] [Round "2"] [White "Rob Bailey"] [Black "Patrick Cook"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "1468"] [BlackElo "1592"] [ECO "E12"] [Opening "Queen's Indian: Petrosian"] 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 b6 4.a3 Bb7 5.Nc3 c5 6.e3 Nc6 7.Bd3 Be7 8.O-O O-O 9.Qe2 cxd4 10.exd4 d5 11.cxd5 Nxd5 12.Rd1 Rc8 13.Bd2 Bf6 14.Qe4 g6 15.Bc2 Na5 16.Nxd5 Bxd5 17.Qd3 Bxf3 18.gxf3 Qxd4 19.Bc3 Qxd3 20.Rxd3 Bxc3 21.bxc3 Rc7 22.Rc1 {White offered a draw.} Rfc8 23.Bb1 Nc4 24.a4 Nb2 25.Rd4 Rxc3 26.Rxc3 Rxc3 27.Kg2 Rc4 28.Rxc4 Nxc4 29.Bd3 Nd6 30.Kg3 e5 31.h3 Kg7 32.f4 e4 33.Bc2 a6 34.Kg2 b5 35.axb5 axb5 36.Kf1 f5 37.Ke2 Kh6 38.Kf1 g5 39.fxg5+ Kxg5 40.Kg2 Nc4 41.Kg3 f4+ 42.Kg2 Kf5 43.Kg1 Na3 44.Bd1 Ke5 45.Bg4 b4 46.Bd1 Kd4 47.Kf1 Kc3 48.Ke2 Nc2 {#R} 0-1
0-1
Patrick Cook (1592) vs Darren Young
57762
[Event "BCC Championship 2005"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2005.05.19"] [Round "3"] [White "Patrick Cook"] [Black "Darren Young"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "1592"] [ECO "A21"] [Opening "English: King's, 2.Nc3"] 1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Bc5 3.g3 Nf6 4.Bg2 d6 5.e3 c6 6.Nge2 Be6 7.Qb3 Qc7 8.d4 Bb6 9.O-O O-O 10.d5 Bd7 11.e4 Na6 12.a3 Nc5 13.Qc2 a5 14.Bg5 Ne8?? 15.Be7 Nf6 16.Bxf8 Rxf8 17.b4 Na6 18.Rab1 Rc8 19.Na4 Ba7 20.bxa5 Nc5 21.Nb6 Bxb6 22.axb6 Qd8 23.Nc3 cxd5 24.exd5 Ra8 25.Qb2 Nd3 26.Qa2 Bf5 27.Rb3 Qc8 28.Nb5 Qc5 29.Nc7 Ra4 30.Rb5 Qd4 31.Qb3 Rxc4 32.Ra5 h6 33.Nb5 Qc5 34.Nxd6 Qxa5 35.Qxc4 Bg6 36.Nxb7 Qxb6 37.Qc6 Qd4 38.d6 Bf5 39.Qf3 Be6 40.Qe3 Qc4 41.Nc5 Bf5 42.Nxd3 Bxd3 43.Rd1 e4 44.Bxe4 Nxe4 45.Qxd3 Qxd3 46.Rxd3 {#r} 1-0
1-0
John Frangakis vs Patrick Cook (1592)
57763
[Event "BCC Championship 2005"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2005.05.26"] [Round "4"] [White "John Frangakis"] [Black "Patrick Cook"] [Result "0-1"] [BlackElo "1592"] [ECO "A45"] [Opening "Queen's Pawn: Indian"] 1.d4 Nf6 2.b3 e6 3.Ba3 Bxa3 4.Nxa3 c5 5.Nc4 d5 6.Nb2 Ne4 7.Nf3 Qa5+ 8.Nd2 Nc3 9.Qc1 cxd4 10.a4 Nc6 11.Nd3 e5 12.Qa3 e4 13.b4 Qb6 14.a5 Qb5 15.Nf4 Qxb4 16.Qb3 Qxb3 17.Nxb3 O-O 18.Kd2 g5 19.Nh5 e3+ 20.fxe3 Ne4+ 21.Ke1 dxe3 22.g3 Bg4 23.Bg2 Bxh5 24.Bxe4 dxe4 25.Nc5 Nd4 26.Ra4 Rad8 27.Rc4 Nxe2 28.Nxe4 Nxg3?! {...f5 -+} 29.Nf6+ Kh8 30.Nxh5 Nxh1 31.Ke2 Rd2+ 32.Kxe3 Rxh2 33.Nf6 Kg7 34.Ng4 Rh3+ 35.Kd2 Rd8+ 36.Kc1 Rh4 37.Ne5 Rxc4 38.Nxc4 f5 {#R} 0-1
0-1
Patrick Cook (1592) vs Mitchell Bailey
57764
[Event "BCC Championship 2005"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2005.06.02"] [Round "5"] [White "Patrick Cook"] [Black "Mitchell Bailey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "1592"] [ECO "A11"] [Opening "English: Caro-Kann Defence"] 1.c4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 dxc4 4.a4 Bd7 5.a5 Na6 6.Qa4 c5 7.Qxc4 cxd4 8.Qxd4 e6 9.e4 Nb4 10.Qd1 e5 11.Nf3 Qc7 12.Be3 Bc5 13.Bxc5 Qxc5 14.Be2 Nf6 15.O-O {#d} 1/2-1/2
½-½
Jamie Brotheridge vs Patrick Cook (1592)
57765
[Event "BCC Championship 2005"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2005.06.09"] [Round "6"] [White "Jamie Brotheridge"] [Black "Patrick Cook"] [Result "0-1"] [BlackElo "1592"] [ECO "A17"] [Opening "English: Anglo-Indian, 2.Nc3 e6"] 1.c4 Nf6 2.Nc3 e6 3.d4 Bb4 4.Qc2 b6 5.Bg5 Bb7 6.Nf3 h6 7.Bxf6 Qxf6 8.a3 Bxc3+ 9.Qxc3 c5 10.O-O-O Nc6 11.e3 O-O 12.Qd2 cxd4 13.exd4 Na5 14.Kb1 Rac8 15.Ne5 Rfd8 16.b4 Nc6 17.Nf3 Ne7 {Black offered a draw...} 18.Rg1 Qg6+ 19.Bd3 Be4 20.Qe2 Bxd3+ 21.Rxd3 d6 22.Rc1 Rc7 23.Ka2 Rdc8 24.Nd2 Nd5 {another draw offer...} 25.Rg3 Qf6 26.Qg4 g6 27.h4 Qxf2 28.Rd3 Rxc4 29.Rf1 Rc2+ 30.Kb1 Ne3 31.Qxg6+ fxg6 32.Rxf2 Rc1+ 33.Kb2?? {Ka2 avoids the disaster} Nd1+ {#R} 0-1
0-1
Patrick Cook (1592) vs Tim Commons
57767
[Event "BCC Championship 2005"] [Site "Tim's house"] [Date "2005.06.16"] [Round "7"] [White "Patrick Cook"] [Black "Tim Commons"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "1592"] [ECO "A01"] [Opening "Nimzowitsch-Larsen: 1...e5 2.Bb2 Nc6 3.e3"] {Black expected the Larsen and "booked up"1} 1.b3 e5 2.Bb2 Nc6 3.e3 d5 4.Bb5 Bd6 5.f4 Qh4+ 6.g3 Qe7 7.Nf3 f6 8.fxe5 fxe5 9.Bxc6+ bxc6 10.Nxe5 Bb7 11.Qh5+ Kd8 12.Nf7+ Kd7 13.Qf5+ Ke8 14.Nxh8 Nf6 15.O-O Bc8 16.Qg5 Bh3 17.Bxf6 Qe4 18.Qh5+ Kf8 19.Bd8+? {Qf7 mate is better...} {#r} 1-0
1-0
Joel Beggs vs Patrick Cook (1592)
57775
[Event "BCC Championship 2005"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2005.06.23"] [Round "8"] [White "Joel Beggs"] [Black "Patrick Cook"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [BlackElo "1592"] [ECO "B05"] [Opening "Alekhine: Modern, 4...Bg4"] 1.e4 Nf6 2.e5 Nd5 3.d4 d6 4.Nf3 Bg4 5.Bc4 e6 6.O-O Nb6 7.Nbd2 dxe5 8.dxe5 Nxc4 9.Nxc4 Qxd1 10.Rxd1 Bxf3 11.gxf3 Nd7 12.f4 O-O-O 13.Be3 Bc5?? 14.Rxd7 Rxd7 15.Bxc5 Rhd8 {#d} 1/2-1/2
½-½
Patrick Cook (1592) vs Michael Schreenan
57776
[Event "BCC Championship 2005"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2005.06.30"] [Round "9"] [White "Patrick Cook"] [Black "Michael Schreenan"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "1592"] [ECO "A22"] [Opening "English: Bremen, Smyslov, 4.Bg2"] 1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.g3 Bb4 4.Bg2 Nc6 5.e3 O-O 6.Nge2 Ne7 7.O-O d5 8.cxd5 Nexd5 9.Nxd5 Nxd5 10.Qb3 Nxe3 11.fxe3 a5 12.d4 Be6 13.d5 Bd7 14.e4 Bb5 15.Qc2 Qe7 16.Be3 Rad8 17.Rac1 c6 18.a3 Bd6 19.Bb6 Bc7 20.Bxc7 Qxc7 21.Rf2 Qb6 22.Qc5 Qxc5 23.Rxc5 b6 24.Rc1 Rc8 25.dxc6 Bxc6 26.Nc3 Bb5 27.Rd1 Bc6 28.Nd5 Rfe8 {Black offered a draw!} 29.Nxb6 Rb8 30.Nc4 Bb5 31.Nxa5 Ba4 32.Rd5 f6 33.b4 Bb5 34.Bh3 Red8 35.Rfd2 Re8 36.Bd7 Bxd7 37.Rxd7 Rbc8 38.R7d3 Rc1+ 39.Kg2 Rec8 40.Rd8+ Kf7 41.Rxc8 Rxc8 42.b5 Rc5 43.a4 {#r} 1-0
1-0
Scott Stewart, Rob (1730) vs Rob Bailey (1300)
57778
[Event "Club Championship 2005"] [Site "Nihilistic Flames Inc"] [Date "2005.05.14"] [Round "0"] [White "Scott Stewart, Rob"] [Black "Rob Bailey"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "1730"] [BlackElo "1300"] [ECO "A45"] [Opening "Indian: 2.e3"] {D00: 1 d4 d5: Unusual lines} 1.d4 Nf6 2.e3 d5 3.Bd3 e6 {Secures f5} 4.f4 c5 5.c3 Nc6 6.Nf3 cxd4 (6...Bd6 $11) 7.exd4 $14 Be7 8.O-O O-O 9.Ne5 Qb6 10.Qe2 Bd7 11.Nd2 Bd6 12.Ndf3 g6 {Covers f5} (12...Be8 13.Rb1 $16) 13.Ng5 Nd8 (13...Be8 14.Bd2 $16) 14.Qf3 (14.Rf3 $16) 14...Rc8?? (14...Bb5 $14 {would bring relief}) 15.Qh3 $18 Bb5 (15...h5 16.Qg3 Be7 17.a4 $18) 16.Bxb5 Qxb5 17.a4 Qe2 18.Nd7!! {Mate attack} Kg7 (18...Nxd7 19.Qxh7# {Mate attack}) (18...-- 19.Qh6 {Mate threat}) 19.Nxf6 Kxf6 20.Nxh7+ Kg7 (20...Ke7 {hardly improves anything} 21.f5 gxf5 22.Bg5+ Kd7 23.Rae1 Qxb2 24.Qh6 $18) 21.f5 Qh5 22.Qxh5 gxh5 23.Nxf8 Bxf8 24.f6+ (24.fxe6 $142 { keeps an even firmer grip} Nxe6 25.Rf5 Rd8 26.Rxh5 Rd7 $18) 24...Kg6 25.Be3 Nc6 26.Rf3 Bd6 27.Bf4 (27.Raf1 {might be the shorter path} Rh8 $18) 27...e5 (27...Bxf4 28.Rxf4 Na5 29.Rf3 $18) 28.dxe5 Nxe5 29.Bxe5 Bxe5 30.Rd1 Bxf6 (30...Rd8 {a fruitless try to alter the course of the game} 31.Rfd3 d4 32.b3 $18) 31.Rxd5 Re8 (31...Rc6 {doesn't get the bull off the ice} 32.Rd7 Ra6 33.Rg3+ Kf5 34.Rxf7 $18) 32.Rd6 Re6 33.Rxe6 fxe6 34.Rxf6+ (34.Rd3 $142 { and the result of the game is clear: White will win} Bg5 35.Rd7 b6 36.Rxa7 b5 $18) 34...Kxf6 1-0
1-0
John Abson (1200) vs Rob Bailey (1300)
57779
[Event "Club Champs 05"] [Site "Eastwood Leisure Complex"] [Date "2005.05.15"] [Round "5"] [White "John Abson"] [Black "Rob Bailey"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "1200"] [BlackElo "1300"] [ECO "C42"] [Opening "Russian-Three Knights Game"] {C42: Petroff Defence: 3 Nxe5 and unusual White 3rd moves} 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 { White threatens to win material: Nf3xe5} Nf6 { Black threatens to win material: Nf6xe4} 3.Nc3 Nc6 4.Bc4 Bb4 5.O-O O-O 6.d3 d6 7.h3 {Controls g4} (7.Bg5 Bxc3 8.bxc3 Na5 $14) 7...Na5 $11 8.a3?? (8.Nd5 $142 {was necessary} Nxc4 9.Nxb4 $11) 8...Bxc3 $19 9.bxc3 (9.Ba2 Bd4 $19) 9...Nxc4 10.dxc4 Be6 (10...Nxe4 $142 {seems even better} 11.Qd5 Nc5 $19) 11.Qe2 c6 (11...Qe8 12.c5 $17) 12.Ng5 (12.c5 b6 13.cxd6 Qxd6 $15) 12...Qd7 13.f4 g6?? {Black loses the upper hand} (13...Qe7 $17) 14.f5 $18 {the final blow} gxf5 15.Qf2?? {throws away the game} (15.exf5 $142 { White would have gained the upper hand} Bxf5 16.Qf3 $18) 15...Nxe4 (15...Bxc4 16.Qxf5 Qxf5 (16...Bxf1?! 17.Qxf6 Bc4 18.Nxh7 $11) 17.Rxf5 Nd7 $19) 16.Nxe4 $17 fxe4 17.Qg3+? (17.Qf6 $142 Qd8 18.Qh6 $17) 17...Kh8 $19 18.Bg5 (18.Rf6 Qe7 19.Bg5 $19) 18...f5 19.Rae1 (19.Qh4 {is the last straw} Qg7 20.Rad1 $19) 19...Qg7 20.Rd1 d5 (20...f4 $142 { makes it even easier for Black} 21.Bxf4 Rxf4 22.Qxg7+ Kxg7 23.Rxd6 $19) 21.h4 (21.Bh4 {does not win a prize} Qxg3 22.Bxg3 f4 $19) 21...Rg8 (21...h6 $142 {and Black can already relax} 22.cxd5 cxd5 23.c4 $19) 22.Qe1 (22.cxd5 {cannot change what is in store for ?} cxd5 23.Rxd5 Bxd5 24.Rxf5 Rae8 $19) 22...h6 23.Kf2 (23.Rd2 {is not much help} hxg5 24.cxd5 cxd5 $19) 23...hxg5 24.hxg5 (24.Qe2 {does not help much} Qh6 25.h5 g4 $19) 24...Qxg5 25.Rh1+ Kg7 26.Rh3 (26.Rb1 {the last chance for counterplay} Kf6 27.Ke2 $19) 26...f4 27.g4 {#R} 0-1
0-1
Peter Miitel (1500) vs Rob Bailey (1389)
57780
[Event "BCC 2005"] [Site "Nihilistic Flames Inc"] [Date "2013.06.15"] [Round "3"] [White "Peter Miitel"] [Black "Rob Bailey"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "1500"] [BlackElo "1389"] [ECO "A10"] [Opening "English: Anglo-Dutch"] {A89: Dutch Defence: Leningrad System: 5 Nf3 O-O 6 O-O d6 7 Nc3 Nc6} 1. c4 (1. e4 e5 $14) 1... f5 (1... e5 2. d3 $11) 2. Nc3 d6 3. d4 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. g3 Nf6 6. Bg2 O-O 7. O-O Nc6 8. d5 {This push gains space} Ne5 9. Nxe5 dxe5 10. e4 ( 10. Qb3 e6 $14) 10... f4 {Black gains space} (10... e6 11. Be3 $14) 11. f3 { Prevents intrusion on g4} (11. Qb3 e6 $14) 11... g5 12. g4 (12. Qb3 Kh8 $14) 12... Bd7 (12... e6 13. Qb3 $11) 13. b4 (13. Qb3 b6 $14) 13... Qe8 14. Bb2 h5 15. h3 hxg4 16. hxg4 Qg6 17. Kf2 (17. Na4 b6 $14) 17... Kf7 18. c5 { White wins space} Rh8 19. d6 (19. a4 $142 $14 {and White is still in the game}) 19... exd6 20. Nd5 Ne8 21. Rc1 c6 22. Nc3 (22. Qa4 Rd8 (22... cxd5 $2 { is worthless because of} 23. Qxd7+ Kf8 24. Qxb7 $18) 23. Nc3 dxc5 24. bxc5 Bxg4 25. fxg4 Rd2+ 26. Kf3 Rh2 $17) 22... Rd8 (22... Qe6 23. Qd2 $19) 23. Qa4 $17 dxc5 24. bxc5 Bxg4 $1 {Double attack: b2/f2} 25. Rcd1 $2 (25. fxg4 Rd2+ { Double attack}) 25... Rxd1 $19 26. Rxd1 (26. Nxd1 Be6 27. Rg1 g4 $19) 26... Bc8 (26... Be6 $142 {keeps an even firmer grip} 27. Ne2 g4 $19) 27. Qxa7 $4 { terrible, but the game is lost in any case} (27. Rd8 Qe6 28. Kf1 $19) 27... g4 28. Na4 (28. Ne2 Rh2 29. Rh1 Rxg2+ 30. Kxg2 gxf3+ 31. Kxf3 Bg4+ 32. Kf2 Qxe4 33. Qxb7+ Kf8 34. Qa6 $19) 28... gxf3 (28... gxf3 29. Qxb7+ Bxb7 30. Rd7+ Kg8 31. Rxg7+ Qxg7 32. Bxf3 Rh2+ 33. Kf1 Ba6+ 34. Be2 Qg2+ 35. Ke1 Qxe2#) 0-1
0-1
Rob Bailey (1300) vs Kevin Perrin (1580)
57781
[Event "BCC 2005"] [Site "Nihilistic Flames Inc"] [Date "2013.06.28"] [Round "0"] [White "Rob Bailey"] [Black "Kevin Perrin"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "1300"] [BlackElo "1580"] [ECO "B22"] [Opening "Sicilian: Alapin, 2...d6"] {B50: Sicilian: 2...d6, Miscellaneous} 1. e4 c5 (1... e5 2. Nf3 $14) 2. c3 (2. Nf3 d6 $14) 2... d6 (2... d5 3. exd5 Qxd5 4. Nf3 $11) 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. d3 { Secures e4} g6 5. Be2 Bg7 6. O-O O-O 7. Qc2 Bd7 8. d4 cxd4 9. cxd4 { Black has a cramped position.} Nc6 {White has a very active position} 10. Bd2 ( 10. Nc3 Rc8 $14) 10... Rc8 11. Qd3 {Black has a cramped position} (11. Nc3 Bg4 12. d5 Ne5 $11) 11... Qb6 {Black threatens to win material: Qb6xb2} (11... d5 12. e5 Ne4 13. Qb3 $15) 12. Bc3 (12. Na3 d5 13. exd5 Nxd5 $15) 12... Nb4 (12... d5 13. e5 Bf5 14. Qe3 $15) 13. Bxb4 $15 Qxb4 {Black has the pair of bishops} 14. Nc3 $2 (14. Nbd2 $142 $5 $15 {and White could well hope to play on}) 14... Qxb2 $19 15. Rfc1 $2 (15. Rac1 Rc7 16. Rc2 Qb4 $19) 15... a6 (15... Rxc3 { seems even better} 16. Qxc3 Qxe2 17. e5 $19) 16. Nd2 $4 { White has lost his nerve... understandable when you consider his position} (16. Rab1 Qa3 17. Bf1 Rfd8 $19) 16... b5 (16... Bh6 $142 { makes sure everything is clear} 17. Nc4 Rxc4 $19) 17. Rab1 (17. Nb3 Qa3 $19) 17... Qa3 18. Nb3 b4 (18... Bh6 19. Re1 $19) 19. Nd1 Bb5 (19... a5 20. Ne3 $19) 20. Qe3 Bxe2 21. Qxe2 a5 22. Rxc8 Rxc8 23. Qa6 $2 (23. e5 $142 dxe5 24. dxe5 $19) 23... Rc2 24. Ne3 (24. Qa8+ Bf8 25. Qxa5 Nxe4 26. Qxa3 bxa3 27. Ra1 $19) 24... Qxa2 25. Ra1 (25. Rf1 {no good, but what else?} Qxb3 26. e5 $19) 25... Qxb3 26. Nxc2 (26. Qxa5 Rb2 27. Rf1 Bh6 $19) 26... Qxc2 27. f3 Bh6 28. d5 (28. e5 {the only chance to get some counterplay} Be3+ 29. Kh1 Bxd4 30. exf6 Bxf6 31. Rg1 $19) 28... Be3+ 29. Kh1 b3 30. Qf1 b2 (30... b2 31. Rb1 a4 $19) {#R} 0-1
0-1
Rob Bailey (1389) vs James Eldridge (1369)
57782
[Event "Ballarat Club Champs 2005"] [Site "?"] [Date "2005.06.09"] [Round "6"] [White "Rob Bailey"] [Black "James Eldridge"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "1389"] [BlackElo "1369"] [ECO "B40"] [Opening "Sicilian: Open, 2...e6, 4.Nxd4"] {B40: Sicilian: 2...e6, Unusual lines} 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 Bb4 6. Bd3 {last book move} Bxc3+ (6... e5 7. Nde2 $14) 7. bxc3 a6 { Prevents intrusion on b5} 8. a4 {Black's piece can't move: c8} Qc7 {Black threatens to win material: Qc7xc3} 9. Bd2 O-O {Black's piece can't move: c8} 10. O-O (10. Qf3 d6 $14) 10... e5 $11 {Black threatens to win material: e5xd4} 11. Ne2 d6 (11... d5 12. Ng3 $11) 12. h3 {Secures g4} (12. Bg5 $5 $14) 12... Be6 $11 13. f4 Qc5+ 14. Kh2 h6 (14... Nbd7 $5 $11 {is interesting}) 15. fxe5 $14 Qxe5+ (15... dxe5 $2 16. Rxf6 gxf6 17. Qe1 $18) 16. Bf4 Qc5 17. Qd2 Nbd7 18. Be3 {White threatens to win material: Be3xc5} Qc7 19. Kh1 Ne5 20. Bxh6 Nxe4 $4 (20... Nfd7 $142 $14 {was much better}) 21. Bxe4 $18 gxh6 (21... f5 {is the last straw} 22. Nd4 Bc4 23. Nxf5 Rf7 $18) 22. Qxh6 Ng6 (22... f6 {there is nothing else anyway} 23. Nf4 Rae8 24. Nxe6 Rxe6 $18) 23. Nf4 (23. Rf6 Rfc8 24. Bxg6 Qc4 25. Bh7+ Kh8 26. Nf4 Qxf4 27. Rxf4 Rc4 28. Bg6+ Kg8 29. Rxf7 Bxf7 30. Qh7+ Kf8 31. Qxf7#) 1-0
1-0
Rob Bailey (1468) vs Michael Schreenan (1300)
57783
[Event "Ballarat Club Championship 2005"] [Site "?"] [Date "2005.06.26"] [Round "12"] [White "Rob Bailey"] [Black "Michael Schreenan"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "1468"] [BlackElo "1300"] [ECO "D20"] [Opening "QGA: 3.e4 Nc6 4.Nf3"] {D20: Queen's Gambit Accepted: 3 e3 and 3 e4} 1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. e4 Nc6 4. Nf3 Bg4 5. Be3 {last book move} e5 (5... e6 $5 {is worth consideration} 6. Nc3 Bxf3 7. gxf3 Qf6 $11) 6. d5 $16 Nd4 7. Bxc4 (7. Bxd4 exd4 8. Qxd4 Bxf3 9. gxf3 Qf6 10. Qxf6 Nxf6 11. Bxc4 Bd6 $16) 7... Bxf3 (7... Bc5 8. Nbd2 Nf6 9. Bb5+ Nxb5 10. Bxc5 $14) 8. gxf3 {White has the pair of bishops} Nf6 (8... Qf6 9. f4 O-O-O 10. Nc3 $16) 9. Nc3 (9. Bxd4 exd4 10. Qxd4 Bd6 11. Bb5+ Kf8 $16) 9... c6 (9... Bc5 10. f4 Nd7 11. Kf1 $14) 10. a3 (10. Bxd4 $5 exd4 11. Qxd4 $18) 10... cxd5 11. Bb5+ $4 {a weak move, ruining a winning position} (11. Nxd5 $142 Bc5 12. f4 $14) 11... Nc6 (11... Nxb5 $142 {and Black can celebrate victory} 12. Nxb5 a6 $19) 12. exd5 $18 a6 13. dxc6 (13. Ba4 $142 $5 b5 14. dxc6 bxa4 15. Qxa4 $18) 13... axb5 $16 14. cxb7 Qxd1+ 15. Rxd1 Rb8 16. Nxb5 Rxb7 17. a4 Bb4+ 18. Bd2 Bxd2+ 19. Rxd2 O-O 20. Ke2 Nd7 (20... Nh5 $16) 21. Nd6 {White threatens to win material: Nd6xb7} (21. Rc1 $142 {White would have gained the upper hand} h6 22. b4 $18) 21... Rb4 $14 {Black threatens to win material: Rb4xa4} 22. Ra1 (22. a5 $142 Nc5 23. Nf5 $14) 22... Nb6 $2 (22... Nc5 $142 { and Black has air to breath} 23. Rd5 Nxa4 24. Rxe5 Rxb2+ 25. Kf1 Nb6 $11) 23. a5 $18 Nc4 $2 (23... Nc8 24. Nxc8 Rxc8 $18) 24. Nxc4 Rxc4 25. a6 h6 (25... g6 26. Rd7 Rc2+ 27. Ke3 Rxb2 28. Rb7 $18) 26. a7 Rcc8 (26... Ra8 {the last chance for counterplay} 27. Rd7 Rc2+ 28. Ke3 Rxb2 $18) 27. b4 Kh7 (27... e4 {praying for a miracle} 28. b5 exf3+ 29. Kxf3 Rc3+ 30. Kg2 Rb3 $18) 28. b5 Ra8 (28... e4 {doesn't get the bull off the ice} 29. Rb2 exf3+ 30. Kxf3 Rc3+ 31. Kg2 $18) 29. b6 f5 30. b7 {#r} 1-0
1-0
Rob Bailey (1468) vs Mitchel Bailey (1432)
57784
[Event "BCC 2005"] [Site "Eastwood Leisure Complex"] [Date "2005.06.29"] [Round "9"] [White "Rob Bailey"] [Black "Mitchel Bailey"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "1468"] [BlackElo "1432"] [ECO "B10"] [Opening "Caro-Kann: Two Knights, 3...dxe4"] {B11: Caro-Kann: Two Knights Variation} 1.e4 c6 2.Nc3 d5 3.Nf3 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Nd7 5.Qe2 e6 6.d4 Ngf6 {last book move} 7.Bg5 Be7 8.Nxf6+ Nxf6 9.O-O-O Qc7 10.h4 h6 11.Bxf6 (11.Be3 O-O $14) 11...Bxf6 (11...gxf6 12.Nd2 $11) 12.g4 Qf4+ 13.Kb1 Qxg4 14.Bh3 {White threatens to win material: Bh3xg4} (14.Qe3 Qf5 $11) 14...Qf4 15.Rhg1 O-O {Black has a cramped position} 16.Rg4 {White threatens to win material: Rg4xf4} Qc7 17.Ne5 c5 18.c3 Rd8 19.Rdg1 Kh8 (19...cxd4 20.cxd4 Rd5 21.Qf3 $11) 20.f4 (20.Qe3 cxd4 21.cxd4 Rxd4 22.Rxd4 Bxe5 $11 (22...Qxe5?? 23.Rd8+ Kh7 24.Qxe5 Bxe5 25.Rc1 $18)) 20...cxd4 (20...b6 21.Bg2 Bb7 22.Bxb7 Qxb7 23.dxc5 bxc5 24.R4g3 $15) 21.cxd4 (21.Qg2 dxc3 22.Rxg7 Rd1+ 23.Rxd1 c2+ 24.Qxc2 Qxc2+ 25.Kxc2 Kxg7 26.h5 $11) 21...Rg8 (21...Rxd4!? 22.Qf3 Rd2 $17) 22.Bf1 b6 23.Qe3 {Black has a cramped position} (23.Qe4 Bb7 24.Ng6+ fxg6 25.Qxg6 Ba6 $11 (25...Bxd4?? {is not to be advocated because of the following mating combination} 26.Bd3 Qc1+ 27.Rxc1 Be4 28.Bxe4 Bxb2 29.Qh7#)) 23...Bb7 $15 24.Bd3 Rae8 (24...Bd5 25.Be4 $15) 25.Qg3 (25.Rg5 g6 26.R5g4 $18) 25...h5?? {Black is ruining his position} (25...Bd5 $15 {has some apparent merit}) 26.Rg6?? { White lets it slip away} (26.Rg5 $142 {with excellent chances for White} g6 27.Nxg6+ fxg6 28.Rxg6 $18) 26...Bxe5?? {stumbles just before the finish line} (26...Rc8 $11 {had to be tried to avoid defeat}) 27.Qg5!! {Mate attack} 1-0
1-0
Scott Stewart (1730) vs Patrick Cook (1592)
57785
[Event "BCC Championship 2005"] [Site "Public Library"] [Date "2005.07.01"] [Round "10"] [White "Scott Stewart"] [Black "Patrick Cook"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "1730"] [BlackElo "1592"] [ECO "A03"] [Opening "Bird: 1...d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.g3 g6"] 1.f4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.g3 g6 4.Bg2 Bg7 5.O-O O-O {Black offered a draw here!!} 6.d3 c5 7.Qe1 Nc6 8.c3 Qc7 9.e4 dxe4 10.dxe4 b6 11.Na3 Ba6 12.Rf2 Rad8 13.h3 Rd7 14.Nh4 Rfd8 15.Bf3 Bd3 16.e5 Nd5 17.e6 fxe6 18.c4 Ndb4 19.Nb5 Qc8 20.Qxe6+ Kh8 21.a3 a6? {...Bf5!} 22.axb4 axb5 23.Qxc6 Rc7 24.Qxb6 Bd4 25.Ra8 Qd7 26.Qxb5 Bxf2+ 27.Kxf2 Qd4+ 28.Kg2 Rxa8 29.Bxa8 Be4+ 30.Nf3 Bxa8 31.Qb8+ Kg7 32.Qxc7 Bxf3+ 33.Kxf3 Qd3+ 34.Be3 Qf1+ 35.Bf2 Qh1+ 36.Ke2 Qe4+ {another draw offer.} 37.Kd2 Kf7 38.Qxc5 Qb1 39.Bd4 Qf1 40.Qd5+ Ke8 41.c5 Qb5 42.Kc3 h5 43.Qe6 Qf1 44.c6 Qc1+ 45.Kb3 Qd1+ 46.Kc4 Qf1+ 47.Kc5 Qc1+ 48.Kb6 {#r} 1-0
1-0
James Eldridge (1369) vs Patrick Cook (1592)
57786
[Event "BCC Championship 2005"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2005.07.14"] [Round "11"] [White "James Eldridge"] [Black "Patrick Cook"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "1369"] [BlackElo "1592"] [ECO "B03"] [Opening "Alekhine: Balogh Variation"] 1.e4 Nf6 2.e5 Nd5 3.d4 d6 4.Bc4 e6 5.Bxd5 exd5 6.exd6 Bxd6 7.Nf3 O-O 8.O-O Bg4 9.Be3 c6 10.h3 Bh5 11.Nbd2 f5 12.Nb3 Bc7 13.Re1 Qd6 14.Kf1 Nd7 15.Nc1 Rae8 16.Nd3 Qf6 17.c3 h6 18.Bc1 Re4 19.Re3 Rfe8 20.Qb3 b6 21.Bd2 Rxe3 22.fxe3 Bxf3 23.gxf3 Qh4 24.Ke2 Qxh3 25.Rf1 Re6 26.Nf2 Qg2 27.c4 Nf6 28.Qc2 f4 29.Qf5 Re8 30.b3 fxe3 31.Bxe3 Rxe3+ 32.Kxe3 Qxf1 33.Qc8+ Kh7 34.Qf5+ Kh8 35.Qc8+ Ng8 {#R} 0-1
0-1
Patrick Cook (1592) vs Peter Miitel (1500)
57787
[Event "BCC Championship 2005"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2005.07.21"] [Round "12"] [White "Patrick Cook"] [Black "Peter Miitel"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "1592"] [BlackElo "1500"] [ECO "A01"] [Opening "Nimzowitsch-Larsen: 1...e5 2.Bb2"] 1.b3 e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.e3 d5 4.c4 c6 5.cxd5 cxd5 6.d4 e4 7.Nc3 Be6 8.Bb5+ Nd7 9.Nge2 g5 10.h4 a6 11.Bxd7+ Qxd7 12.hxg5 fxg5 13.Nxe4!! {#r} 1-0
1-0
Kevin Perrin (1580) vs Patrick Cook (1592)
57790
[Event "BCC Championship 2005"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2005.07.28"] [Round "13"] [White "Kevin Perrin"] [Black "Patrick Cook"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "1580"] [BlackElo "1592"] [ECO "A05"] [Opening "Reti: 1...Nf6"] 1.Nf3 Nf6 2.d4 e6 3.g3 b6 4.Bg2 Bb7 5.O-O Be7 6.c4 O-O 7.Nc3 d5 8.cxd5 Nxd5 9.a3 Nxc3 10.bxc3 c5 11.Bb2 Nd7 12.Re1 Nf6 13.Qd3 Qc7 14.Rad1 Rfd8 15.e4 Rac8 16.Ng5 h6 17.Nh3 cxd4 18.cxd4 Qc2 19.Qxc2 Rxc2 20.Bc1 Rdc8 21.d5 exd5 22.exd5 Bd6 23.Nf4 g5 24.Ne2 Ra2 25.Nd4 Bc5 26.Be3 Bxd5 27.Nf5 Bxg2 28.Bxc5 Rxc5 29.Ne7+ Kg7 30.Kxg2 Ng4 31.Kf3 Rxf2+!! 32.Kxg4 Rc4+ 33.Kh3 g4+ {#R} 0-1
0-1
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