TN 2008

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TN 2008

Postby Michael Holmes on Sun Mar 30, 2008 8:09 pm

I think my most satisfying win was the game listed below. My good friend John Estes and I have played hundreds of practice games so I know he was trying to get me off what I knew---which he did!

[Event "2008 TN ty 10-15 23-19 6-10"]
[Date ""]
[Black "John Estes"]
[White "Michael Holmes"]
[Result "0-1"]
1. 10-15 23-19 2. 6-10 21-17 3. 1-6 17-13 4. 11-16 25-21 5. 16x23 26x19 6. 15-18 22x15 7.
7-11 21-17 8. 11x18 19-15 9. 10x19 24x15 10. 3-7 28-24 11. 12-16 17-14 12. 8-11 15x8 13.
4x11 29-25 14. 11-15 24-20 15. 16-19 30-26 16. 19-24 25-22 17. 18x25 32-28 18. 9x18 28x1
19. 25-30 26-23 20. 18-22 1-6 21. 2x9 13x6 22. 30-26 23-18 23. 7-10 6-2 24. 5-9 27-24 25.
10-14 2-6 26. 14x23 6x13 0-1
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TN 2008

Postby Michael Holmes on Sun Mar 30, 2008 8:14 pm

And the following game is my best drawn game of the tournament.

[Event "2008 TN ty 10-15 23-19 6-10"]
[Date ""]
[Black "Michael Holmes"]
[White "John Estes"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
1. 10-15 23-19 2. 6-10 27-23 3. 11-16 22-18 4. 15x22 25x18 5. 9-14 18x9 6. 5x14 29-25 7.
7-11 25-22 8. 11-15 22-17 9. 1-5 17-13 10. 16-20 32-27 11. 3-7 30-25 12. 8-11 19-16 13.
12x19 23x16 14. 14-18 24-19 15. 15x24 28x19 16. 20-24 27x20 17. 18-23 26-22 18. 11-15
22-17 19. 15x24 16-11 20. 7x16 20x11 1/2-1/2
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Re: TN 2008

Postby Alex_Moiseyev on Sun Mar 30, 2008 10:06 pm

Michael Holmes wrote:[Event "2008 TN ty 10-15 23-19 6-10"]
[Date ""]
[Black "John Estes"]
[White "Michael Holmes"]
[Result "0-1"]
1. 10-15 23-19 2. 6-10 21-17 3. 1-6 17-13 4. 11-16 25-21 5. 16x23 26x19 6. 15-18 22x15 7.
7-11 21-17 8. 11x18 19-15 9. 10x19 24x15 10. 3-7 28-24 11. 12-16 17-14 12. 8-11 15x8 13.
4x11 29-25 14. 11-15 24-20 15. 16-19 30-26 16. 19-24 25-22 17. 18x25 32-28 18. 9x18 28x1
19. 25-30 26-23 20. 18-22 1-6 21. 2x9 13x6 22. 30-26 23-18 23. 7-10 6-2 24. 5-9 27-24 25.
10-14 2-6 26. 14x23 6x13 0-1


Here is another game from similar opening (eventually transpose into the same position) where red tried to intervent onto square 18.

P. Breen vs A. Moiseyev
7th International, Morecambe, England
October 10, 2001

Round 6, Game 1

10-15 21-17 6-10 17-13 1-6 23-19 15-18 ?! 22x15 11x18 25-21 9-14 29-25 8-11 19-15 10x19 24x8 4x11 26-23 6-10 30-26 11-16 13-9 10-15 26-22 16-19 23x16 12x19 31-26 3-8 27-23 18x27 32x16 7-10 16-12 8-11 12-8 14-18 8-3 5x14 3-7 11-16 7-11 16-19 22-17 19-24 28x19 15x24 26-22 18-23 22-18 23-26 18x9 White Wins
I am playing checkers, not chess.
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