Rob Bailey (1369) vs Kevin Perrin (1621)
[Event "Ballarat Club Championship 2004"] [Site "Eastwood Leisure Complex"] [Date "2004.06.28"] [Round "12"] [White "Rob Bailey"] [Black "Kevin Perrin"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "1369"] [BlackElo "1621"] [ECO "D10"] [Opening "Slav: 3.Nc3 Nf6"] {D91: Gr?nfeld: 4 Nf3 Bg7 5 Bg5} 1.d4 d5 2.c4 c6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Nf3 g6 5.Bg5 (5.e3 Bg7 $14) 5...Bg7 (5...dxc4 6.e3 Be6 7.a4 $11) 6.Qc2 (6.Bxf6 Bxf6 7.cxd5 cxd5 $14) 6...O-O (6...dxc4 7.e4 b5 8.Be2 $11) 7.e3 $14 Na6 8.a3 {Prevents intrusion on b4} Nc7 9.b4 (9.cxd5 Bf5 10.Bd3 Bxd3 11.Qxd3 Ncxd5 $14) 9...a6 {Controls b5} (9...a5 10.b5 $11) 10.Bd3 dxc4 11.Bxc4 { White has an active position} Bf5 12.Bd3 Bxd3 13.Qxd3 Re8 14.O-O e5 15.Ne4 exd4 16.Nxf6+ Bxf6 17.Bxf6 Qxf6 18.Nxd4 Rad8 19.Qc4 Re4 20.Rad1 Nd5 21.Qd3 Rde8 22.Rfe1 Qg5 23.Nf3 Qg4 24.h3 { White threatens to win material: h3xg4} Qh5 25.Re2 (25.Nd2 $142 { would keep White alive} R4e7 26.Qc4 $14) 25...Nf4 $17 {Deflection: e3} 26.exf4 Rxe2 27.Qd7? (27.Ne5 $142 R8xe5 28.fxe5 Qxe5 29.Qd7 $17) 27...R8e7?? { Black threatens to win material: Re7xd7. letting the wind out of his own sails} (27...R2e7 $142 {with excellent chances for Black} 28.Qd3 Qb5 $19) 28.Qc8+ $11 Kg7 29.Rd8 Qh6?? {ruins a very nice position} (29...Qf5 $142 { would save the game} 30.Qb8 Rd7 31.Rg8+ Kf6 $11) 30.Rg8+ (30.Ng5 Kf6 31.Rh8 Re1+ 32.Kh2 b5 33.Nxh7+ Qxh7 34.Rxh7 R1e4 35.Qxc6+ R7e6 36.Qc3+ R6e5 37.fxe5+ Kg5 38.Qg3+ Kf5 39.Rxf7+ Ke6 40.Qxg6+ Kxe5 41.Rd7 Rxb4 42.Qd6+ Kf5 43.Rf7+ Kg5 44.Qf6+ Kh5 45.Rh7#) 30...Kf6 31.g4 Re1+ (31...Qxf4 { doesn't improve anything} 32.g5+ Qxg5+ 33.Nxg5 Re1+ 34.Kg2 Kxg5 35.Qg4+ Kf6 36.Qf3+ Ke5 37.Rf8 $18) 32.Kg2 Rg1+ (32...Qxf4 {hoping against hope} 33.g5+ Qxg5+ 34.Nxg5 Kxg5 $18) 33.Kxg1 {#r} 1-0
Judd Madden (1457) vs Rob Bailey (1369)
[Event "BCC 2004"] [Site "Eastwood Leisure Complex"] [Date "2004.07.08"] [Round "11"] [White "Judd Madden"] [Black "Rob Bailey"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "1457"] [BlackElo "1369"] [ECO "C42"] [Opening "Russian Game: Italian Variation"] {C42: Petroff Defence: 3 Nxe5 and unusual White 3rd moves} 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Bc4 Nxe4 4.Nxe5 {last book move} d5 {Black threatens to win material: d5xc4.} 5.Bb3 Be7 {Loses material} (5...Qg5 6.d3 Qxe5 7.dxe4 dxe4 8.Nc3 $15) 6.O-O {White castles and improves king safety} O-O 7.d4 Be6 8.Nd2 f5 (8...Nd6 9.Re1 $11) 9.Nxe4 (9.Re1 Bd6 $14) 9...fxe4 $14 10.f3 exf3 11.Rxf3 {Black king safety dropped.} Nd7 12.Rxf8+ Bxf8 13.Bf4 Nf6 14.Qf3 (14.Qe2 c5 $14) 14...c5 $11 15.c3 cxd4 16.cxd4 Qb6 17.Rd1 Bd6 18.Kh1 (18.Qe3 Re8 $11) 18...Bxe5 (18...Rf8 $142 19.Qe2 Ne4 $15) 19.Bxe5 (19.dxe5 Ng4 20.Rf1 $11 (20.Rxd5?? {would be gruesome error} Nf2+ 21.Kg1 Nh3+ 22.Kf1 Nxf4 $19)) 19...Bg4 $17 20.Qg3 (20.Qd3 Bxd1 21.Qxd1 Qc6 $17) 20...Bxd1 $19 21.Bxf6?? {terrible, but what else could White do to save the game?} (21.Bxd1 $142 Rc8 22.Qg5 $19) 21...Qxf6 22.Bxd5+ Kh8 23.Qd3 (23.h3 {praying for a miracle} Qxd4 24.Bxb7 $19) 23...Rf8 (23...Rf8 24.h3 Bh5 $19) {#R} 0-1
Patrick Cook (1784) vs Clint Stewart (1303)
[Event "BCC Championship 2004"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2004.05.06"] [Round "1"] [White "Patrick Cook"] [Black "Clint Stewart"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "1784"] [BlackElo "1303"] [ECO "A01"] [Opening "Nimzowitsch-Larsen: Dutch Variation"] 1.b3 f5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.e3 d6 4.c4 g6 5.d4 Bg7 6.Nf3 O-O 7.Be2 Qe8 8.Nc3 Na6 9.O-O Bd7 10.a3 c5 11.d5 Nc7 12.Qc2 b5 13.cxb5 Nxb5 14.Nxb5 Bxb5 15.Bxb5 Qxb5 16.Ng5 Rfb8 17.b4 cxb4 18.Ne6 Rc8 19.Qb3 Rab8 20.Rac1 Rxc1 21.Rxc1 a5 22.axb4 a4 23.Qc4 Qxb4 24.Qxb4 Rxb4 25.Rc8+ Kf7 26.Ng5# 1-0
Jamie Brotheridge (1600) vs Patrick Cook (1784)
[Event "BCC Championship 2004"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2004.05.13"] [Round "2"] [White "Jamie Brotheridge"] [Black "Patrick Cook"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "1600"] [BlackElo "1784"] [ECO "D07"] [Opening "QGD: Chigorin, 3.Nc3 dxc4 4.d5"] 1.d4 d5 2.c4 Nc6 3.Nc3 dxc4 4.d5 Ne5 5.Nf3 Nxf3+ 6.exf3 Nf6 7.Bxc4 g6 8.O-O Bg7 9.Be3 O-O 10.Re1 Re8 11.Bd4 a6 12.a4 Bd7 13.Qb3 b6 14.d6 e6 15.dxc7 Qxc7 16.Bxb6 Qc6 17.a5 Rec8 18.Bf1 Nd5 19.Na4 Qc2 {#d} 1/2-1/2
Patrick Cook (1784) vs Judd Madden (1457)
[Event "BCC Championship 2004"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2004.05.20"] [Round "3"] [White "Patrick Cook"] [Black "Judd Madden"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "1784"] [BlackElo "1457"] [ECO "A01"] [Opening "Nimzowitsch-Larsen: Indian Variation"] 1.b3 Nf6 2.Bb2 g6 3.e4 d6 4.f4 Bg7 5.Nf3 Bg4 6.Be2 O-O 7.d3 c6 8.O-O Nbd7 9.Nc3 Qb6+ 10.Kh1 a5 11.Qd2 a4 12.Nxa4 Rxa4 13.Bxf6 Raa8 14.Bxg7 Kxg7 15.h3 Bxf3 16.Bxf3 e6 17.a4 h5 18.f5 exf5 19.exf5 Qc5 20.d4 Qa5 21.Qxa5 Rxa5 22.fxg6 fxg6 23.Rae1 Raf5 24.Re7+ R8f7 25.Rfe1 d5 26.Rxf7+ Kxf7 27.Kh2 Nf8 28.Re3 Ne6 {Black offered a draw...} 29.c3 Ng5 30.h4 Ne6 31.g4 Rf4 32.Kg3 hxg4 33.Bxg4 Rf6 34.Bxe6+ Rxe6 35.Rxe6 Kxe6 36.Kf4 Kf6 37.b4? {c4 is winning.} Ke6 38.Kg5 Kf7 39.Kg4 Kf6 40.Kf4 Ke6 41.a5 Kf6 42.Kg4 Ke6 43.Kg5 Kf7 44.Kf4 {#d} 1/2-1/2
Kevin Perrin (1621) vs Patrick Cook (1784)
[Event "BCC Championship 2004"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2004.05.27"] [Round "4"] [White "Kevin Perrin"] [Black "Patrick Cook"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "1621"] [BlackElo "1784"] [ECO "A05"] [Opening "Reti: KIA"] 1.Nf3 Nf6 2.g3 d5 3.Bg2 c6 4.d4 Bf5 5.O-O h6 6.Nc3 e6 7.a3 Bd6 8.Nd2 Nbd7 9.e4 dxe4 10.Ndxe4 Nxe4 11.Nxe4 Be7 12.Bf4 Nf6 {Black offered a draw...} 13.Re1 Nxe4 14.Bxe4 Bxe4 15.Rxe4 O-O 16.c3 Bd6 17.Bxd6 {#d} 1/2-1/2
Patrick Cook (1784) vs John Lavery (1775)
[Event "BCC Championship 2004"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2004.06.03"] [Round "5"] [White "Patrick Cook"] [Black "John Lavery"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "1784"] [BlackElo "1775"] [ECO "A01"] [Opening "Nimzowitsch-Larsen: 1...e5 2.Bb2 Nc6 3.e3"] 1.b3 e5 2.Bb2 Nc6 3.e3 d5 4.Bb5 Bd6 5.f4 Qh4+ 6.g3 Qe7 7.Nf3 Bg4 8.h3 Bxf3 9.Qxf3 Nf6 10.c4 O-O 11.Bxc6 bxc6 12.O-O e4 13.Qe2 Rfe8 14.Nc3 Rad8 15.cxd5 Nxd5 16.Nxd5 cxd5 17.Qg4 f6 18.Rac1 Qe6 19.Qxe6+ Rxe6 20.Rc6 Re7 21.Rfc1 Rdd7 22.Bd4 Bb4 23.Bxa7 Bxd2 24.Rd1 Bb4 25.Bc5 Bxc5 26.Rxc5 Kf7 27.Rcxd5 Ke8 28.Rxd7 Rxd7 29.Rxd7 Kxd7 30.Kf2 Kc6 31.Ke2 Kb5 32.a4+ Kb4 33.g4 c5 34.Kd2 c4 35.bxc4 Kxc4 36.a5 Kb5 37.Kc3 Kxa5 38.Kd4 Kb6 39.Kxe4 Kc5 40.Kf5 Kd6 41.g5 Ke7 42.gxf6+ gxf6 43.h4 Kf7 44.e4 Ke7 45.h5 Kf7 46.e5 fxe5 47.fxe5 Ke7 48.e6 h6 49.Ke5 Ke8 50.Kf6 Kf8 51.Kg6 {#r} 1-0
Rob Bailey (1369) vs Patrick Cook (1784)
[Event "BCC Championship 2004"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2004.06.10"] [Round "6"] [White "Rob Bailey"] [Black "Patrick Cook"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "1369"] [BlackElo "1784"] [ECO "E15"] [Opening "Queen's Indian: 4.g3"] 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 b6 4.g3 Ba6 5.Qc2 Be7 6.Bg2 Bb7 7.O-O O-O 8.Nc3 d5 9.cxd5 Nxd5 10.Ne5 Nb4 11.Qd1 Bxg2 12.Kxg2 c5 13.dxc5 Qxd1 14.Rxd1 Bxc5 15.a3 N4c6 16.Nd3 Be7 17.Bf4 Nd7 18.Ne4 Nf6 19.Nxf6+ Bxf6 20.Rac1 {#d} 1/2-1/2
Patrick Cook (1784) vs John Frangakis (1380)
[Event "BCC Championship 2004"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2004.06.17"] [Round "7"] [White "Patrick Cook"] [Black "John Frangakis"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "1784"] [BlackElo "1380"] [ECO "A01"] [Opening "Nimzowitsch-Larsen: 1...d5 2.Bb2"] 1.b3 d5 2.Bb2 c5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Nf3 g6 5.Be2 Bg7 6.O-O O-O 7.c4 e6 8.cxd5 exd5 9.d4 cxd4 10.Nxd4 Nc6 11.Nd2 Nxd4 12.Bxd4 Bf5 13.Nf3 Rc8 14.Rc1 Rxc1 15.Qxc1 a6 16.Qb2 Qe7 17.Rc1 Rc8 18.Rxc8+ Bxc8 19.Qc3 Bf5 20.Bc5 Qd8 21.Qb4 Qc8 22.Nd4 Bb1 23.f3 Nd7 24.Bd6 Qc1+ 25.Kf2 Bh6 26.f4 Nf6 27.Bf3 {In desperation, White offered a draw...} Qb2+ 28.Ne2 Bxa2 29.Be5 Qxb3 30.Qxb3 Bxb3 31.Bxf6 b5 32.Nc3 Bc2 33.Nxd5 Bf8 34.Ne7+ Bxe7 35.Bxe7 a5 36.Ke2 b4 37.Kd2 b3 38.Bc6 Kg7 39.Kc3 f6 40.Ba3 h6 41.Ba4 Be4 42.g3 g5 43.Bxb3 Kg6 44.Bc2 Kf5?? 45.g4+ Ke6 46.Bxe4 gxf4 47.exf4 {#r} 1-0
Peter Lumsdon vs Patrick Cook (1784)
[Event "BCC Championship 2004"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2004.06.24"] [Round "8"] [White "Peter Lumsdon"] [Black "Patrick Cook"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [BlackElo "1784"] [ECO "C13"] [Opening "French: Classical"] 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Be7 5.e5 Nfd7 6.h4 c5 7.Bxe7 Qxe7 8.Nb5 Kd8 9.c3 cxd4 10.cxd4 Qb4+ 11.Qd2 Qxd2+ 12.Kxd2 a6 13.Nd6 Ke7 14.Nf3 f6 15.Rh3 Nc6 16.Rg3 g6 17.Nxc8+ Raxc8 18.exf6+ Nxf6 19.Bd3 Nh5 20.Rg4 Nf6 21.Rf4 Nh5 22.Rg4 Nf6 23.Rf4 {#d} 1/2-1/2
Patrick Cook (1784) vs Charlie Andrews (1630)
[Event "BCC Championship 2004"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2004.07.01"] [Round "9"] [White "Patrick Cook"] [Black "Charlie Andrews"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "1784"] [BlackElo "1630"] [ECO "A40"] [Opening "Queen's Pawn: Modern"] 1.d4 g6 2.c4 Bg7 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.e4 d6 5.f3 O-O 6.Be3 Nbd7 7.Qd2 c5 8.d5 Qa5 9.Bd3 Ne5 10.O-O-O Nfd7 11.Nge2? Nxd3+ 12.Qxd3 Ne5 13.Qc2 Nxc4 14.Bg5 f6 15.Bd2 Nxd2 16.Qxd2 b5 17.a3 f5 18.Na2 Qxd2+ 19.Kxd2 fxe4 20.fxe4 Bg4 21.h3 Bh6+ 22.Ke1 Bxe2 23.Kxe2 Rf4 24.Nc3? b4 25.axb4 cxb4 26.Nb5 Rxe4+ 27.Kd3 Re5 28.Rhe1 Bg7 29.Rxe5 Bxe5 30.Nd4 Bxd4 31.Kxd4 a5 32.b3 Rc8 33.Ra1 Rc5 34.Re1 Kf7 35.Rf1+ Ke8 36.Rf3 Rc2 37.g4 Re2 38.Kc4 e5 39.dxe6 Rxe6 40.Kd5 Ke7 41.Kc6 Re5 42.Rd3 Rc5+ 43.Kb6 Rc3 44.Rd4 Rxb3 45.Kxa5 Rxh3 46.Kxb4 Re3 47.Kc4 Ke6 48.Rf4 Ke5 49.Rf7 Re4+ 50.Kd3 Rxg4 51.Rxh7 g5 52.Re7+ Kd5 53.Rg7 Rg3+ 54.Ke2 Ke6 55.Kf2 Rg4 56.Kf3 Rf4+ 57.Ke3 Rf5 58.Rg6+ Ke5 59.Rg8 d5 60.Re8+ Kd6 61.Rg8 Ke7 62.Rg7+ Kd6 63.Rg8 Re5+ 64.Kf3 Kc5 65.Kg4 d4 66.Rc8+ Kd5 67.Rd8+ Ke4 68.Ra8 Ke3 69.Ra3+ d3 70.Rb3 Ke2 {#R} 0-1
Jing Jia (1803) vs Patrick Cook (1784)
[Event "BCC Championship 2004"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2004.07.08"] [Round "10"] [White "Jing Jia"] [Black "Patrick Cook"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "1803"] [BlackElo "1784"] [ECO "C13"] [Opening "French: Classical"] 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Be7 5.e5 Nfd7 6.h4 c5 7.Bxe7 Qxe7 8.Nb5 Kd8 9.c3 a6?! 10.Nd6 Nc6 11.f4 cxd4 12.cxd4 f6 13.Nf3 fxe5 14.fxe5 Rf8 15.Qd2 Ndxe5 16.dxe5 Nxe5 17.Qa5+ Kd7 18.Nxe5+ Kxd6 19.Qb4+ {#r} 1-0
Patrick Cook (1784) vs Mitchell Bailey
[Event "BCC Championship 2004"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2004.07.19"] [Round "11"] [White "Patrick Cook"] [Black "Mitchell Bailey"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [WhiteElo "1784"] [ECO "A01"] [Opening "Nimzowitsch-Larsen: 1...d5 2.Bb2"] 1.b3 d5 2.Bb2 Bf5 3.e3 c6 4.Nf3 Nf6 5.c4 e6 6.Be2 Be7 7.O-O O-O 8.d4 dxc4 9.Bxc4 Nbd7 10.Nc3 Nb6 11.Bd3 Bxd3 12.Qxd3 c5 13.Rad1 Qc8 14.dxc5 Rd8 15.Qb5 Qxc5 16.Qxc5 {#d} 1/2-1/2
Patrick Cook (1784) vs Scott Stewart
[Event "BCC Championship 2004"] [Site "Ballarat Chess Club"] [Date "2004.07.22"] [Round "12"] [White "Patrick Cook"] [Black "Scott Stewart"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "1784"] [ECO "A84"] [Opening "Dutch: 2.c4 d6"] 1.d4 f5 2.c4 d6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Nf3 g6 5.g3 Bg7 6.Bg2 O-O 7.O-O Qe8 8.d5 Na6 9.a3 c6 10.dxc6 bxc6 11.Nd4 Bd7 12.b4 Rb8 13.Rb1 c5 14.Ndb5 Ng4 15.Qa4 Qc8 16.Nd5 Rf7 17.Bg5 Kf8 18.e4 Ne5 19.f4 Nxc4 20.bxc5 Qxc5+ 21.Kh1 Bxb5 22.Qxa6 Bxa6 23.Rxb8+ Bc8 24.Rc1 e6 25.Ne7 Rxe7 26.Bxe7+ Kxe7 27.Bf1 d5 28.exd5 exd5 29.Rb4 Qf2 30.Bxc4 Qf3+ 31.Kg1 Bd4# 0-1
Gordon Lindberg (1757) vs Patrick Cook (1784)
[Event "BCC Championship 2004"] [Site "Patrick's House"] [Date "2004.06.02"] [Round "13"] [White "Gordon Lindberg"] [Black "Patrick Cook"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "1757"] [BlackElo "1784"] [ECO "C13"] [Opening "French: Classical"] 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Be7 5.e5 Nfd7 6.Bxe7 Qxe7 7.Nf3 a6 8.g3 c5 9.Ne2 cxd4 10.Qxd4 Nc6 11.Qc3 Qb4 12.O-O-O Qxc3 13.Nxc3 Ndxe5 14.Nxe5 Nxe5 15.Nxd5 exd5 16.Re1 Be6 17.Rxe5 O-O-O {Black offered a draw...} 18.Bg2 Rd6 19.Rd1 Rhd8 20.f4 f6 21.Rxe6 Rxe6 22.Bh3 Re8 23.Rxd5 Kc7 24.Bxe6 Rxe6 25.Kd2 Re4 26.c3 Ra4 27.a3 Re4 28.Rh5 h6 29.Rd5 Re7 30.Rd4 Re6 31.f5 Re5 32.Rg4 Rxf5 33.Rxg7+ Kc6 34.Ke3 Re5+ 35.Kf3 Rf5+ 36.Kg4 Rf2 37.Rg6 h5+ 38.Kxh5 Rxh2+ 39.Kg4 Rxb2 40.Rxf6+ Kd5 41.Kh5 Rh2+ 42.Kg5 Rg2 43.g4 Kc4 44.Rb6 Kxc3 45.Rxb7 Kd4 46.Ra7 Ke4 47.Rxa6 Kf3 48.Ra4 Rb2 49.Rb4 Ra2 50.a4 Ra3 51.Kf5 Rc3 52.g5 Rc5+ 53.Kg6 Rc6+ 54.Kh5 Ke3 55.g6 {#r} 1-0
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