[Event "DCCA Jamboree Bd 1"] [Site "?"] [Date "2017.01.15"] [Round "?"] [White "Brusey, Alan"] [Black "Levy, Steve"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "B00"] [PlyCount "46"] [EventDate "2017.01.17"] [SourceDate "2017.01.17"] [WhiteTeam "South"] [BlackTeam "West"] 1. e4 b6 2. d4 Bb7 3. Nc3 e6 4. Nf3 Bb4 5. Bd3 Nf6 6. Qe2 d5 7. e5 Ne4 8. Bd2 Nxd2 9. Nxd2 a6 10. a3 Be7 11. Qg4 g6 12. Ne2 c5 13. c3 Nc6 14. O-O Qd7 15. b4 c4 16. Bc2 b5 17. f4 O-O-O 18. h4 Rdg8 19. Nf3 Bd8 20. Qh3 Ne7 21. g4 h5 22. g5 Bc7 23. Ng3 Nf5 1/2-1/2 [Event "DCCA Jamboree Bd 2"] [Site "Mary Tavy"] [Date "2017.01.15"] [Round "?"] [White "Twine, David"] [Black "Wilson, Matt"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B23"] [Annotator "Butland,Nicholas"] [PlyCount "67"] [WhiteTeam "West"] [BlackTeam "South"] [TimeControl "600"] {1200MB, Fritz 14.ctg, Guillemot} 1. e4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. f4 g6 4. Bb5 Nd4 5. a4 Bg7 6. Nf3 a6 7. Bc4 e6 8. O-O Ne7 9. d3 O-O 10. Nxd4 cxd4 11. Ne2 d5 12. Bb3 dxe4 13. dxe4 Qb6 14. Kh1 Rd8 15. Rf3 Nc6 16. Bd2 Bd7 17. Qe1 Rac8 18. a5 Qb5 19. Ba4 Qc5 20. e5 Bf8 21. Ng3 Nb4 $4 22. Ne4 Nxc2 23. Qh4 $2 ( 23. Nf6+ Kh8 24. Qh4 {leaves Black struggling to survive.}) 23... Be7 $2 (23... Qe7 24. Nf6+ Qxf6 25. exf6 Nxa1 26. Rh3 h5 {and Black is still playing.}) 24. Qh6 Nxa1 25. Nxc5 $2 (25. Bd1 {and Black has to throw material away to avoid mate.}) 25... Bf8 26. Qh4 Bxc5 27. Bd1 Bf8 28. Rh3 h5 29. Bxh5 Bg7 30. Bd1 Re8 31. Bb4 f5 32. exf6 Kf7 33. fxg7 Rc1 34. g8=Q+ {White mates on e7 or h7} 1-0 [Event "DCCA Jamboree Bd 3"] [Site "?"] [Date "2017.01.15"] [Round "?"] [White "Ramesh, Vignesh"] [Black "Butland, Nick"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C15"] [Annotator "Butland,Nicholas"] [PlyCount "65"] [EventDate "2017.??.??"] [WhiteTeam "South"] [BlackTeam "West"] 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. a3 Bxc3+ 5. bxc3 dxe4 6. Qg4 Qf6 7. Qxe4 Nc6 8. Nf3 Nge7 9. Bd3 h6 10. O-O Bd7 11. Bd2 O-O-O 12. Rab1 g5 13. Rb2 Nf5 $4 (13... Qg7 14. Ne5 f5 {works for Black. I was after something else...}) 14. Rfb1 b6 { the second best move.} (14... Nd6 {this was what I was planning. I now saw gremlins.} 15. Rxb7 {this seemed to be !!} Nxe4 (15... Nxb7 16. Ba6 {was clearly not going to cut the corn.}) 16. Ba6 Be8 {this was the saving move I missed. So I should have ploughed on - don't mind the king being inconvenienced when I have more queens.}) 15. Ba6+ (15. Ne5 {seemed more natural}) 15... Kb8 16. Ne5 Nfe7 (16... Nd6 17. Nxc6+) 17. a4 Na5 18. c4 Bc6 19. Qd3 Nb7 20. a5 Nc5 21. Qa3 Ne4 22. Be3 ({White could malfunction with} 22. Qb4 $4 Qxf2+ 23. Kh1 Ng3+ 24. hxg3 Qxg2#) {Instead, White is +13} 22... Bb7 23. axb6 cxb6 24. Ra2 ({I couldn't quite believe White hadn't played} 24. Rxb6 { Still, I've always been generous with other players' pieces}) 24... Nc6 25. Bxb7 Kxb7 26. Nxc6 Kxc6 27. Qxa7 Rb8 28. d5+ Kd6 29. Rxb6+ Rxb6 30. Qxb6+ Ke7 31. Bc5+ Nxc5 32. Qxc5+ Kd7 33. Ra7+ {Enough, enough...} 1-0 [Event "DCCA Jamboree Bd 4"] [Site "?"] [Date "2017.01.15"] [Round "?"] [White "Quinn, Martin"] [Black "Howard, Charles"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B88"] [Annotator "Butland,Nicholas"] [PlyCount "83"] [SourceDate "2017.01.17"] [WhiteTeam "West"] [BlackTeam "South"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. Nc3 Nc6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nf6 6. Bc4 e6 7. O-O Be7 8. Be3 O-O 9. Bb3 Bd7 10. Nxc6 Bxc6 11. f3 a6 12. Qe1 Qc7 13. Rd1 Rfc8 14. Qf2 Nd7 15. Qg3 Nf6 16. a3 b5 17. Ne2 Bf8 18. Nd4 Bd7 19. c3 Re8 20. Ne2 Rac8 21. Bd4 e5 22. Be3 Be6 23. Bxe6 Rxe6 24. Rd2 Ree8 25. Rfd1 Rb8 26. Qf2 Rec8 27. Ng3 g6 28. Nf1 a5 29. Bg5 Nd7 30. Ne3 Nb6 31. Ng4 {White has been playing very accurately & after Black's dances with rooks, has a slight advantage.} Nd7 32. Qh4 b4 33. cxb4 axb4 34. Be7 (34. Bh6 {is the machine's preferred move, presumably with d6 hard to hold.}) 34... bxa3 35. bxa3 Qc5+ 36. Kh1 Qxa3 37. Rxd6 (37. Bxf8 {allows the queen to invade}) 37... Rc1 $11 38. Bxf8 Qxd6 39. Rxc1 Qxf8 40. Qg5 f6 41. Qd2 Qe7 $4 (41... Rc8 {is pretty level}) 42. Qxd7 1-0 [Event "DCCA Jamboree Bd 5"] [Site "?"] [Date "2017.01.15"] [Round "?"] [White "Allen, John"] [Black "Stinton-Brownbridge, Mick"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "A05"] [Annotator "Butland,Nicholas"] [PlyCount "78"] [SourceDate "2017.01.17"] [WhiteTeam "South"] [BlackTeam "West"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 Nc6 5. d3 d6 6. Nbd2 Nf6 7. O-O O-O 8. Re1 Nd7 9. Nf1 Nde5 10. Nh4 c4 11. f4 Ng4 12. c3 cxd3 13. Qxd3 Qb6+ 14. Ne3 Be6 15. h3 $2 Nxe3 16. Qxe3 Nd4 17. Qf2 Nc2 18. Be3 Nxe3 19. Rxe3 Rac8 20. Re2 Qxf2+ 21. Kxf2 b5 22. f5 $2 {Perhaps bringing the knight back into play would have been preferable} Bd7 23. a3 a5 24. g4 Be5 25. Nf3 Rfd8 {Software doesn't like Black's last couple of moves & now evaluates this level. The game score now has 26. Bf4 Rd3, so hypothetically...} 26. Rd2 Bf4 27. Rd3 b4 28. Rad1 $2 { There wasn't time for this} Ba4 29. Re1 bxc3 30. bxc3 Bc2 31. Rd5 a4 32. fxg6 hxg6 33. e5 Rxc3 34. exd6 Bxd6 35. Ne5 Bc5+ 36. Kf1 Rxd5 37. Bxd5 e6 38. Bg2 Rxa3 39. Nd7 {allowing a snap mate, but White is well beaten} Bd3+ 0-1 [Event "DCCA Jamboree Bd 6"] [Site "?"] [Date "2017.01.15"] [Round "?"] [White "Hart Davis, Adam"] [Black "Blackmore, Joshua"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B42"] [Annotator "Butland,Nicholas"] [PlyCount "56"] [SourceDate "2017.01.17"] [WhiteTeam "West"] [BlackTeam "South"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bd3 e6 7. O-O Be7 8. Be3 O-O 9. Qd2 Ng4 10. Rad1 Nd7 11. Bc4 Nxe3 12. Qxe3 Qb6 13. Bb3 Nf6 14. Kh1 ({ The machine spots} 14. Nf5 $1 {which causes Black some discomfort}) 14... Qc7 15. Qg3 Nh5 16. Qh3 g6 17. Qe3 Nf6 18. f4 Qc5 19. Rd3 e5 20. fxe5 dxe5 21. Nf3 Ng4 22. Qd2 Be6 23. Bxe6 fxe6 24. h3 Nf6 25. Rd1 Rfd8 26. Qh6 Rxd3 27. Rxd3 Qf2 $11 28. Ng5 $4 Bf8 0-1 [Event "DCCA Jamboree Bd 7"] [Site "?"] [Date "2017.01.15"] [Round "?"] [White "Ariss, John"] [Black "Wilby, Rob"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "B00"] [Annotator "Butland,Nicholas"] [PlyCount "101"] [SourceDate "2017.01.17"] [WhiteTeam "South"] [BlackTeam "West"] 1. e4 a6 {Uh-oh} 2. f4 g6 3. Nf3 Bg7 4. Bc4 b5 {Seemingly a new position!} 5. Bb3 Nh6 6. O-O Nc6 7. a3 Na5 8. Ba2 c5 9. d3 Bb7 10. c3 c4 11. Be3 Qc7 12. e5 Nf5 13. Bf2 e6 14. d4 Bd5 15. Nbd2 Bh6 16. Ng5 Qd8 17. Ndf3 (17. Nge4 { exploiting Black's holes looks good}) 17... Qc7 18. Nh4 Qc6 19. Qg4 Ne7 20. Rae1 Nb3 21. Bxb3 cxb3 22. Be3 a5 23. Rc1 a4 24. Qh3 Bg7 25. Qg3 Bc4 26. Rfe1 Nd5 27. Bd2 Bf8 28. Ne4 Be7 29. Nf3 O-O-O 30. Nfg5 Rdf8 31. Nh3 Nb6 32. Nhf2 Bd5 33. Ng5 $2 {The first chink in White's armour. The b-pawn goes.} Nc4 34. Be3 Nxb2 35. Rb1 Bxa3 36. Bc1 Nc4 37. Nge4 b2 38. Bxb2 Bxb2 39. Nd6+ Nxd6 40. exd6 Ba3 41. c4 Bxd6 42. cxd5 Qxd5 43. Rec1+ Kd8 44. Qc3 Ke7 45. Qg3 Rb8 46. Rd1 b4 47. Ng4 g5 48. Ne3 Qe4 49. Qxg5+ Kf8 50. f5 Bf4 51. Qg4 $4 0-1 [Event "DCCA Jamboree Bd 8"] [Site "?"] [Date "2017.01.15"] [Round "?"] [White "McConnell, Phil"] [Black "Tidy, Norman"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B07"] [Annotator "Butland,Nicholas"] [PlyCount "125"] [SourceDate "2017.01.17"] [WhiteTeam "West"] [BlackTeam "South"] 1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. f4 g6 4. d3 Bg7 5. Nf3 d6 6. Be2 Nf6 7. O-O O-O 8. Qe1 Nb4 9. Bd1 Re8 10. Qh4 e5 11. fxe5 dxe5 12. Bh6 Bxh6 13. Qxh6 Ng4 14. Qd2 Nc6 15. h3 Nf6 16. Qh6 Qe7 $4 17. Ng5 Qf8 18. Qxf8+ Kxf8 19. Rxf6 Be6 20. Nxe6+ Rxe6 21. Rxe6 fxe6 22. a3 Nd4 23. Ne2 Ke7 24. c3 Nc6 25. Ba4 Nd8 26. Kh2 Nf7 27. Ng1 Rd8 28. Rd1 c4 29. dxc4 Rxd1 30. Bxd1 Nd6 31. Nf3 Nxc4 32. b3 Nxa3 33. Nxe5 Nb5 34. c4 Nc3 35. Bf3 a5 36. Kg3 Nb1 37. Bd1 Nc3 38. Bc2 Ne2+ 39. Kf2 Nd4 40. Bd1 Kd6 41. Nd3 b6 42. e5+ Kc7 43. g4 Nc6 44. Ke3 Kd7 45. Kf4 h6 46. h4 Nd4 47. Ke4 Nc6 48. Nf4 Ne7 49. Bc2 g5 50. hxg5 hxg5 51. Nh3 Nc6 52. Nxg5 Nb4 53. Bd3 Na6 54. Kf4 Nb4 55. Be4 Na6 56. Nh7 Nc5 57. Bc2 Ke7 58. Kg5 Nd7 59. Kf4 Kf7 60. g5 Kg7 61. g6 Nc5 62. Nf6 Kh6 63. Ne8 1-0 [Event "DCCA Jamboree Bd 9"] [Site "?"] [Date "2017.01.15"] [Round "?"] [White "Sturt, Ben"] [Black "Banks, Geoff"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C01"] [Annotator "Butland,Nicholas"] [PlyCount "78"] [SourceDate "2017.01.18"] [WhiteTeam "South"] [BlackTeam "West"] 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 exd5 4. c4 Nf6 5. Nc3 c6 6. Qb3 Be7 7. Nf3 O-O 8. Bg5 Ne4 9. Be3 dxc4 10. Bxc4 Qa5 11. O-O Nd6 12. Bd3 Bf5 13. Bxf5 Qxf5 14. Rfe1 ({ The machine recommends} 14. d5 {, after which Black is a little hamstrung. It's also recommended on moves 15 & 16!}) 14... Bf6 15. Rad1 Na6 16. d5 c5 17. Nb5 Ne4 18. d6 b6 $2 19. Rd5 ({Black's last was a serious error which could have been exploited by} 19. Qa4 {, when the knight is short of squares}) 19... Qg6 20. Red1 Nb4 21. Ne5 $15 Bxe5 (21... Qh5 {is best, as the rooks are out of moves, but d6 remains serious compensation for White}) 22. Rxe5 Nf6 23. Re7 Nfd5 $2 24. Rxd5 $4 ({Again, White might have started chasing the exposed knight on b4 with} 24. a3 {when taking the exchange on e7 is dangerous for Black}) 24... Nxd5 $19 25. h3 Nxe7 26. dxe7 Rfe8 27. Nc7 Rxe7 (27... Rac8 { would be more effective}) 28. Nxa8 Qc6 29. Nxb6 axb6 30. Qc3 Qd5 31. a3 Rd7 32. b4 Qd1+ (32... c4 $19 {forcing a passed pawn, and if} 33. Bxb6 $4 Qd1+ 34. Kh2 Qd6+) 33. Kh2 Qd6+ 34. g3 cxb4 35. axb4 Rc7 36. Qb2 Qc6 {The rook needed to be activated. Black's advantage is marginal now} 37. Qd4 Rd7 38. Qxb6 Qxb6 39. Bxb6 Rd3 1/2-1/2 [Event "DCCA Jamboree Bd 10"] [Site "?"] [Date "2017.01.15"] [Round "?"] [White "Dean, John"] [Black "Narayanan, Nandaja"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "D05"] [Annotator "Butland,Nicholas"] [PlyCount "138"] [SourceDate "2017.01.18"] [WhiteTeam "West"] [BlackTeam "South"] 1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. e3 e6 4. Bd3 c5 5. b3 Nc6 6. Bb2 Bd6 7. O-O O-O 8. Nbd2 Re8 9. Ne5 Qc7 10. f4 b6 11. Nxc6 Qxc6 12. dxc5 Bxc5 13. Bxf6 gxf6 14. Bxh7+ $2 {White doesn't get enough for this} Kxh7 15. Qh5+ Kg7 16. Qg4+ ({The logical follow-up was} 16. Rf3 {, but the Black king crawls around the corner to e7}) 16... Kf8 17. Rf3 Bb7 18. Kh1 Ke7 19. Rg3 Rg8 20. Qf3 d4 21. e4 Rh8 22. a3 a5 23. Qd3 Rag8 24. Rxg8 Rxg8 25. Qh3 f5 26. Qh7 Rg4 27. Qh6 fxe4 28. Qh3 Rg6 29. Qh4+ Rf6 {pinning the rook, but White is still hopelessly lost} 30. Ra2 Qd5 ( 30... e3 {is overwhelming}) 31. Ra1 Qf5 32. Rf1 Qg6 33. h3 Qh6 34. Qxh6 Rxh6 35. Kh2 Bxa3 36. Nc4 Bc5 37. g4 e3 38. Kg3 e2 (38... Bb4 {covering the queening square was even stronger}) 39. Re1 b5 40. Ne5 f6 41. Nd3 Bd6 42. Rxe2 Kf7 43. h4 a4 44. bxa4 bxa4 45. Re1 a3 46. h5 a2 47. Ra1 Bd5 48. Nc1 e5 49. f5 e4+ 50. Kf2 e3+ 51. Ke2 Rh8 52. Nxa2 Ra8 53. h6 Kg8 54. Rg1 Kh7 {I suspect the players are blitzing. Of course, there's nothing wrong with taking the knight.} 55. Nc1 Kxh6 56. Kd3 Kg5 57. Kxd4 Bh2 58. Re1 Bf3 59. Kd3 Bf4 60. Ne2 Rd8+ 61. Kc3 Rd2 62. Nd4 Rf2 63. Ne6+ Kxg4 64. Rg1+ Rg2 65. Rxg2+ Bxg2 66. Nxf4 Kxf4 67. Kd3 Kf3 68. c4 Kf2 69. c5 e2 0-1 [Event "DCCA Jamboree Bd 11"] [Site "?"] [Date "2017.01.15"] [Round "?"] [White "Cockerton, Mark"] [Black "Crickmore, Alan"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "C05"] [Annotator "Butland,Nicholas"] [PlyCount "43"] [SourceDate "2017.01.18"] [WhiteTeam "South"] [BlackTeam "West"] 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. c3 Nc6 7. Ndf3 cxd4 8. cxd4 Qb6 9. a3 Ne7 {probably a little too slow} 10. Bd3 Nf5 11. Ne2 Be7 12. O-O f6 13. Kh1 fxe5 14. fxe5 O-O 15. Qc2 Qc6 16. Bg5 Qxc2 17. Bxc2 Rf7 $4 18. Bxf5 $18 exf5 19. e6 Kf8 20. exf7 Bxg5 21. Nxg5 Nf6 {Both players have recorded the next move as Rc1. Black then played ...h6 and after 22. Nf3 resigned.} 22. Rfc1 1-0 [Event "DCCA Jamboree Bd 12"] [Site "Mary Tavy"] [Date "2017.01.15"] [Round "?"] [White "Peach, Clifford"] [Black "Hussey, Mike"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "A48"] [Annotator "Butland,Nicholas"] [PlyCount "118"] [WhiteTeam "West"] [BlackTeam "South"] [TimeControl "600"] {1200MB, Fritz 14.ctg, Guillemot} 1. d4 {[%emt 0:00:00]} Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. b3 Bg7 4. Bb2 O-O 5. e3 d6 6. Be2 Nfd7 7. c4 c5 8. Qc2 Na6 9. a3 e5 10. dxe5 dxe5 11. e4 Nc7 12. O-O a6 13. Rd1 Ne6 14. Bxe5 (14. Nxe5 {is preferable, as White can then exchange on d4 if Black pops his knight there}) 14... f6 $2 (14... Bxe5 15. Nxe5 Nd4 {was the way to go}) 15. Bb2 Qc7 16. Nc3 Nb6 17. Nd5 Nxd5 18. exd5 Nf4 19. h3 $11 {rather losing the initiative} Bf5 20. Qd2 Rae8 (20... Bh6 $1) 21. Bf1 Qd6 22. Re1 Bh6 23. Qd1 Qd7 24. Bc1 Qd6 25. Bxf4 ({Missing an opportunity, as} 25. g3 {wins knight or bishop}) 25... Bxf4 26. Bd3 Bd7 27. Rxe8 Rxe8 28. Qf1 g5 29. Re1 Rf8 30. Qe2 g4 31. hxg4 Bxg4 32. Qe7 Qxe7 33. Rxe7 Bxf3 34. gxf3 (34. Bxh7+ {first yields an extra pawn, but we are approaching the time control...}) 34... f5 35. Rxb7 h5 36. Bf1 (36. b4 {forces a devastating chain of pawns, but White was no doubt concerned that Black will push the h-pawn & get the rook to e1}) 36... h4 37. Bh3 Rf6 38. Re7 Rg6+ 39. Kf1 Bc1 40. Bxf5 Rf6 41. Bg4 Bxa3 42. Re6 $2 {With opposite bishops, White should keep the rooks on} Bb2 43. Rxf6 Bxf6 44. d6 Bd8 45. d7 Kf7 46. Kg2 Kf6 47. f4 Ke7 48. Kf3 Kd6 49. Ke4 a5 50. f3 Be7 51. Kd3 Bf6 52. Kc2 Kc6 53. Kb1 Kb6 54. Ka2 Kc7 55. Ka3 Bd8 {And sadly the one scoresheet I have falters at this point. It's possible it went} 56. Ka4 Kd6 57. Kb5 Bc7 58. f5 Kxd7 59. Kxc5 Ke7 {but we are almost certainly missing some moves, as I don't believe White played b4 in this position. There were a further dozen moves. Black forced White's bishop off with his h-pawn, but White's f-pawn cost Black his, leaving the c-pawn to decide the game} 1-0