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heligan
30-09-2014, 12:23 PM
September 27th - October 5th - George Trundle Masters & Challengers , Auckland
Organised by the New Zealand Chess Federation. Venue: National Chess Centre, Devonport, North Shore, Auckland (www.nationalchesscentre.co.nz).
The Masters is a 9-round all-play-all international tournament, by invitation only. IM norm 6.5. Spectators welcome. The Challengers is also a 9-round all-play-all.

Live games can currently be found at:
Masters - http://www.newzealandchess.co.nz/live/Masters/tfd.htm
Challengers - http://www.newzealandchess.co.nz/live/Challengers/tfd.htm

I'll put up some more links (including iPad-friendly) shortly...

heligan
30-09-2014, 12:49 PM
Links suitable for I-devices:
Masters at http://www.newzealandchess.co.nz/pgn4web/NZTrundleMLive.html
and
Challengers at http://www.newzealandchess.co.nz/pgn4web/NZTrundleCLive.html

MichaelBaron
01-10-2014, 12:40 AM
Where to see the crosstable?

Keong Ang
01-10-2014, 04:30 AM
Where to see the crosstable?
Tournament information and all links can be found in the George Trundle section of the New Zealand chess calendar webpage (arranged in chronological order) located at http://www.newzealandchess.co.nz/calendar.html
Alternatively you can view it at the New Zealand chess results webpage http://www.newzealandchess.co.nz/results.html where it would remain after the event. Entries in the calendar webpage are removed after the end of the event.

All FIDE rated events in NZ are administered with Vega. More detailed tournament information is available from Vega generated webpages.
The crosstable is available there. Direct link to the George Trundle Masters crosstable is http://www.newzealandchess.co.nz/Vega2014/wwwGeorgeTrundleMasters/crosstable.html

Hope this helps.

IA Keong Ang
Chief Arbiter.

Keong Ang
01-10-2014, 05:06 AM
Wonder why it is taking so long for Anton's IM title to be listed in his FIDE record.

His IM title application was approved in August 2014 and rating of 2415 since 1st September exceeds 2400 rating requirement.
It's already October and these things normally only take about 15minutes to actually process. Delays are usually due to communication between federation and FIDE, the email may sit in FIDE Elista's inbox until working hours. Otherwise, this is just a matter of the federation emailing FIDE to acknowledge acceptance of title.

I may need to demote him into FM and issue a new set of board cards and other tournament stationery. Correcting fluid looks unprofessional and scratching/crossing out mistakes looks even worse! Hopefully this would be unnecessary.

Situations like this give the impression that some feud between player and federation or federation and FIDE is occurring...

Capablanca-Fan
01-10-2014, 09:20 AM
[Event "George Trundle Masters 2014"]
[Site "Devonport, Auckland NZL"]
[Date "2014.09.27"]
[Round "1.2"]
[White "Polishchuk, Kirill"]
[Black "Smirnov, Anton"]
[Result "0-1"]
[WhiteElo "2197"]
[BlackElo "2415"]
[ECO "B21z"]

1.e4 c5 2.d4 cxd4 3.c3 dxc3 4.Nxc3 d6 5.Bc4 Nc6 6.Nf3 e6 7.O-O Be7 8.Qe2
Nf6 9.Rd1 e5 10.h3 O-O 11.Bg5 a6 12.a3 Be6 13.Bxf6 Bxf6 14.Nd5 g6 15.Qe3
Bg7 16.Nb6 Rb8 17.Rac1 Nd4 18.Nxd4 exd4 19.Qb3 Bxc4 20.Rxc4 Qe8 21.Qd3 f5
22.exf5 Qb5 23.Rb4 Qxd3 24.Rxd3 Rxf5 25.g4 Rf7 26.Rc4 Rd8 27.Rc8 Rxc8 28.
Nxc8 Be5 29.Nb6 Rc7 30.Rd2 a5 31.Kf1 Kf7 32.Ke2 Rc6 33.Na4 b5 34.f4 Bg7
35.b4 bxa4 36.bxa5 Ke6 37.Kd3 Rc3+ 38.Ke2 Kd5 39.Rb2 d3+ 40.Ke3 Rb3 41.Rd2
Kc4 42.f5 Bh6+ 0-1

[Event "George Trundle Masters 2014"]
[Site "Devonport, Auckland NZL"]
[Date "2014.09.27"]
[Round "1.4"]
[White "Johansen, Darryl K"]
[Black "Steadman, Michael V R"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteElo "2392"]
[BlackElo "2258"]
[ECO "A17"]

1.c4 e6 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.g3 O-O 5.Bg2 d5 6.a3 Bxc3 7.dxc3 c6 8.O-O
Nbd7 9.Nd2 Re8 10.b4 b5 11.cxb5 cxb5 12.c4 bxc4 13.Nxc4 Qc7 14.Na5 Ba6 15.
Bb2 Rac8 16.Rc1 Qd6 17.Qd2 Nb6 18.Rfd1 Qe7 19.Nc6 Qd7 20.Ne5 Qb5 21.e3 Qa4
22.Rxc8 Rxc8 23.Rc1 h6 24.Rxc8+ Nxc8 25.Nd3 Nd7 26.Qc3 Qd1+ 27.Bf1 f6 28.
b5 1-0

[Event "George Trundle Masters 2014"]
[Site "Devonport, Auckland NZL"]
[Date "2014.09.29"]
[Round "3.2"]
[White "Lane, Gary W"]
[Black "McLaren, Leonard J"]
[Result "1-0"]
[WhiteElo "2358"]
[BlackElo "2218"]
[ECO "B81i"]

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 e6 6.g4 h6 7.h3 Nc6 8.Be3 d5
9.Bb5 Bd7 10.exd5 exd5 11.Qe2 Bb4 12.Nxc6 Bxc6 13.Bxa7+ Kf8 14.Bd4 Ne4 15.
Bd3 Bxc3+ 16.bxc3 Qh4 17.Bxe4 dxe4 18.Qe3 Kg8 19.Rg1 Qg5 20.a3 Kh7 21.Kd2
Rhd8 22.h4 Qxe3+ 23.fxe3 Rd5 24.Raf1 Kg8 25.Rf4 Rd7 26.g5 h5 27.Rf5 g6 28.
Re5 Rd5 29.Rxd5 Bxd5 30.Ra1 Kf8 31.a4 Ke7 32.a5 Ke6 33.Bb6 Bc4 34.Ke1 Rc8
35.Kf2 Rc6 36.Kg3 f5 37.gxf6 Kxf6 38.Kf4 Bd5 39.Bd4+ Ke6 40.Rg1 Kf7 41.Ke5
Be6 42.Rb1 Rc7 43.Kxe4 Bf5+ 44.Kf4 Re7 45.Be5 Bxc2 46.Rb6 Ke8 47.e4 Kf7
48.c4 Bd3 49.c5 Bc4 50.Rf6+ Kg7 51.c6 Kh7 52.Rf8 g5+ 53.Kf5 Rxe5+ 54.Kxe5
bxc6 55.hxg5 Kg7 56.Rf6 Bb5 57.Rh6 1-0

[Event "George Trundle NZ Masters"]
[Site "Devonport, Auckland, NZL"]
[Date "2014.09.30"]
[Round "4.3"]
[White "Smirnov, Anton"]
[Black "Smith, Robert W"]
[Result "1-0"]
[LiveChessVersion "1.4.4"]
[BlackElo "2260"]
[WhiteElo "2415"]
[ECO "E11"]

1. d4 {[%clk 1:30:24]} Nf6 {[%clk 1:30:53]} 2. c4 {[%clk 1:30:49]} e6
{[%clk 1:31:19]} 3. Nf3 {[%clk 1:31:13]} Bb4+ {[%clk 1:31:25]} 4. Nbd2
{[%clk 1:31:27]} b6 {[%clk 1:31:25]} 5. a3 {[%clk 1:31:42]} Bxd2+
{[%clk 1:31:51]} 6. Qxd2 {[%clk 1:32:05]} Bb7 {[%clk 1:29:17]} 7. e3
{[%clk 1:30:43]} O-O {[%clk 1:24:38]} 8. Be2 {[%clk 1:28:05]} d6 {[%clk 1:23:20]}
9. b4 {[%clk 1:21:38]} Nbd7 {[%clk 1:22:18]} 10. O-O {[%clk 1:20:51]} Ne4
{[%clk 1:18:54]} 11. Qc2 {[%clk 1:21:01]} f5 {[%clk 1:17:58]} 12. Ne1
{[%clk 1:19:17]} Qe7 {[%clk 1:04:40]} 13. f3 {[%clk 1:06:49]} Nef6
{[%clk 1:04:57]} 14. Bb2 {[%clk 1:04:38]} c5 {[%clk 0:45:51]} 15. dxc5
{[%clk 0:54:40]} dxc5 {[%clk 0:46:10]} 16. Nd3 {[%clk 0:52:40]} e5
{[%clk 0:41:01]} 17. Nf2 {[%clk 0:48:06]} e4 {[%clk 0:35:27]} 18. f4
{[%clk 0:46:19]} Rfd8 {[%clk 0:31:38]} 19. b5 {[%clk 0:40:38]} a5
{[%clk 0:27:50]} 20. h3 {[%clk 0:33:39]} h5 {[%clk 0:26:33]} 21. Kh2
{[%clk 0:29:58]} Kf7 {[%clk 0:23:06]} 22. Rad1 {[%clk 0:26:56]} g6
{[%clk 0:18:15]} 23. Qc3 {[%clk 0:23:18]} Nf8 {[%clk 0:16:53]} 24. g4
{[%clk 0:20:20]} hxg4 {[%clk 0:17:06]} 25. hxg4 {[%clk 0:20:42]} Ne6
{[%clk 0:15:55]} 26. g5 {[%clk 0:17:28]} Ne8 {[%clk 0:13:34]} 27. Kg1
{[%clk 0:12:18]} Rxd1 {[%clk 0:10:57]} 28. Rxd1 {[%clk 0:11:01]} Rd8
{[%clk 0:11:01]} 29. Rxd8 {[%clk 0:10:28]} Qxd8 {[%clk 0:11:20]} 30. Kf1
{[%clk 0:06:22]} N6g7 {[%clk 0:09:53]} 31. Ke1 {[%clk 0:05:45]} Qd6
{[%clk 0:10:17]} 32. Ba1 {[%clk 0:05:28]} Bc8 {[%clk 0:10:20]} 33. Nd1
{[%clk 0:04:29]} Ke7 {[%clk 0:06:38]} 34. Qc1 {[%clk 0:03:12]} Bd7
{[%clk 0:03:08]} 35. Be5 {[%clk 0:02:22]} Qe6 {[%clk 0:03:38]} 36. Nc3
{[%clk 0:02:19]} Kd8 {[%clk 0:03:08]} 37. Qd2 {[%clk 0:01:20]} Qe7
{[%clk 0:01:25]} 38. Qd5 {[%clk 0:00:53]} Ne6 {[%clk 0:00:53]} 39. Qb7
{[%clk 0:01:03]} Qh7 {[%clk 0:01:09]} 40. Nd5 {[%clk 0:31:04]} Qh1+
{[%clk 0:31:05]} 41. Kd2 {[%clk 0:30:52]} 1-0

[Event "George Trundle NZ Masters"]
[Site "Devonport, Auckland, NZL"]
[Date "2014.09.30"]
[Round "4.4"]
[White "McLaren, Leonard J"]
[Black "Johansen, Darryl K"]
[Result "0-1"]
[LiveChessVersion "1.4.4"]
[BlackElo "2392"]
[WhiteElo "2218"]
[ECO "B52"]

1. e4 {[%clk 1:30:58]} c5 {[%clk 1:30:30]} 2. Nf3 {[%clk 1:31:23]} d6
{[%clk 1:30:51]} 3. Bb5+ {[%clk 1:31:22]} Bd7 {[%clk 1:31:10]} 4. Bxd7+
{[%clk 1:31:44]} Qxd7 {[%clk 1:31:35]} 5. O-O {[%clk 1:31:45]} Nf6
{[%clk 1:29:17]} 6. Qe2 {[%clk 1:31:16]} e6 {[%clk 1:26:26]} 7. d4
{[%clk 1:27:36]} cxd4 {[%clk 1:26:39]} 8. Nxd4 {[%clk 1:27:17]} Nc6
{[%clk 1:26:52]} 9. Rd1 {[%clk 1:26:17]} Be7 {[%clk 1:23:08]} 10. c4
{[%clk 1:25:58]} O-O {[%clk 1:18:50]} 11. Nc3 {[%clk 1:25:40]} a6
{[%clk 1:18:46]} 12. b3 {[%clk 1:23:10]} Rfe8 {[%clk 1:15:37]} 13. Bb2
{[%clk 1:21:18]} Qc7 {[%clk 1:15:42]} 14. Rac1 {[%clk 1:17:44]} Ne5
{[%clk 1:08:48]} 15. Kh1 {[%clk 1:04:54]} Ng6 {[%clk 1:05:53]} 16. Nc2
{[%clk 1:02:52]} Rad8 {[%clk 0:59:22]} 17. Ne3 {[%clk 1:01:47]} Qb8
{[%clk 0:59:30]} 18. f3 {[%clk 0:59:58]} Qa7 {[%clk 0:55:16]} 19. Rc2
{[%clk 0:55:47]} Qc5 {[%clk 0:53:57]} 20. Rcd2 {[%clk 0:52:24]} Qa5
{[%clk 0:52:45]} 21. Qf2 {[%clk 0:48:54]} b5 {[%clk 0:50:48]} 22. Ne2
{[%clk 0:42:31]} Qb6 {[%clk 0:43:54]} 23. Bd4 {[%clk 0:40:43]} Qb8
{[%clk 0:44:18]} 24. Bc3 {[%clk 0:39:09]} Ne5 {[%clk 0:41:58]} 25. cxb5
{[%clk 0:35:23]} axb5 {[%clk 0:41:38]} 26. Nd4 {[%clk 0:31:54]} b4
{[%clk 0:38:14]} 27. Bb2 {[%clk 0:31:21]} Rc8 {[%clk 0:30:39]} 28. Qe2
{[%clk 0:30:44]} Rc5 {[%clk 0:29:52]} 29. Rc2 {[%clk 0:28:28]} Rec8
{[%clk 0:27:48]} 30. Rdc1 {[%clk 0:28:17]} Nfd7 {[%clk 0:25:51]} 31. a4
{[%clk 0:25:18]} bxa3 {[%clk 0:25:47]} 32. Bxa3 {[%clk 0:25:44]} Rxc2
{[%clk 0:26:10]} 33. Rxc2 {[%clk 0:25:43]} g5 {[%clk 0:24:19]} 34. h3
{[%clk 0:23:31]} Rxc2 {[%clk 0:23:22]} 35. Nexc2 {[%clk 0:23:10]} Qc8
{[%clk 0:21:02]} 36. Qd2 {[%clk 0:22:47]} Nc5 {[%clk 0:17:20]} 37. b4
{[%clk 0:19:28]} Nc4 {[%clk 0:12:16]} 38. Qc3 {[%clk 0:17:52]} Na4
{[%clk 0:12:34]} 39. Qb3 {[%clk 0:17:35]} Nxa3 {[%clk 0:12:46]} 40. Qxa4
{[%clk 0:44:52]} Nxc2 {[%clk 0:42:53]} 41. Nc6 {[%clk 0:39:30]} Bf6
{[%clk 0:42:39]} 42. Qxc2 {[%clk 0:39:54]} Qa6 {[%clk 0:43:02]} 43. Kh2
{[%clk 0:35:22]} Qb5 {[%clk 0:43:24]} 44. g3 {[%clk 0:31:50]} Qf1
{[%clk 0:37:29]} 45. Qg2 {[%clk 0:18:51]} Qc4 {[%clk 0:37:17]} 46. Na5
{[%clk 0:11:53]} Qxb4 {[%clk 0:37:29]} 47. Qa2 {[%clk 0:11:55]} Qc3
{[%clk 0:29:16]} 48. Kg2 {[%clk 0:10:45]} Kg7 {[%clk 0:22:21]} 49. Nc4
{[%clk 0:09:36]} Qd3 {[%clk 0:22:38]} 50. Na3 {[%clk 0:05:09]} h5
{[%clk 0:20:03]} 51. g4 {[%clk 0:03:48]} h4 {[%clk 0:20:26]} 52. Nc4
{[%clk 0:03:32]} Bd4 {[%clk 0:20:20]} 53. Qd2 {[%clk 0:02:58]} Qxd2+
{[%clk 0:19:21]} 54. Nxd2 {[%clk 0:03:23]} Kf6 {[%clk 0:19:43]} 55. Nc4
{[%clk 0:02:27]} d5 {[%clk 0:17:26]} 56. exd5 {[%clk 0:02:39]} exd5
{[%clk 0:17:51]} 57. Nd6 {[%clk 0:02:43]} Bc5 {[%clk 0:18:07]} 58. Nf5
{[%clk 0:02:48]} Ke5 {[%clk 0:17:11]} 59. Nh6 {[%clk 0:02:10]} f6
{[%clk 0:17:18]} 60. Nf5 {[%clk 0:01:38]} Kf4 {[%clk 0:16:12]} 61. Ng7
{[%clk 0:01:44]} Ke3 {[%clk 0:15:05]} 62. Nf5+ {[%clk 0:01:34]} Ke2
{[%clk 0:15:22]} 63. f4 {[%clk 0:00:49]} d4 {[%clk 0:15:04]} 64. Nxd4+
{[%clk 0:00:41]} Bxd4 {[%clk 0:15:21]} 65. fxg5 {[%clk 0:01:06]} fxg5
{[%clk 0:15:45]} 66. Kh2 {[%clk 0:01:22]} Kf3 {[%clk 0:16:03]} 67. Kh1
{[%clk 0:01:47]} Be5 {[%clk 0:16:27]} 0-1

Adamski
01-10-2014, 11:18 AM
Go Gary!!

Kevin Bonham
01-10-2014, 12:16 PM
Wonder why it is taking so long for Anton's IM title to be listed in his FIDE record.

Because of the 60 days rule. When someone applies for IM their norms are displayed for 60 days in case someone wants to question one of them and say the results are wrong or the tournament is fake or the information is incorrect (etc). Even if the title is approved it is not formally confirmed and displayed until the 60 days has passed. Same thing happened with Max Illingworth at the previous Olympiad in the same circumstances.


Delays are usually due to communication between federation and FIDE, the email may sit in FIDE Elista's inbox until working hours. Otherwise, this is just a matter of the federation emailing FIDE to acknowledge acceptance of title.

It is absolutely none of that - quite the reverse in fact - as I submitted Anton's application to the FIDE office in Tromso myself in person and made it abundantly clear we wanted it assessed at Tromso even at the cost of the title surcharge. Indeed initially FIDE office told me there was not going to be an end-of-Olympiad QC session in Tromso as there was in Istanbul. I questioned this and then when it was confirmed there would be such a session I communicated with QC and FIDE to ensure the title would be processed in Tromso, which it was.


I may need to demote him into FM

Technically, his correct title remains FM until the 60 days have passed. A commonly used description for a player in his situation is "IM-elect".


Situations like this give the impression that some feud between player and federation or federation and FIDE is occurring...

Instead of posting such absolutely groundless and insulting garbage publicly without even asking the relevant federation official first you could try actually reading the Handbook:


0.42
A title is officially valid from the date all the requirements are met. In order for a title to be confirmed where it is based on an application, it must be published on the FIDE website and in other relevant FIDE documents for at least 60 days. For registered automatic titles see 0.5 below.

Anton's title was applied for on 10 August. I would have made an application provisional on rating earlier but I could not do so as no copy of Anton's final norm had been sent to me. (Anton had a paper copy of his final norm achieved just pre-Olympiad but was travelling.) The title should appear as confirmed about 60 days from 10 August.

If you're worried about looking unprofessional, try not writing silly posts like #5 in future.

Keong Ang
01-10-2014, 02:53 PM
Because of the 60 days rule. When someone applies for IM their norms are displayed for 60 days in case someone wants to question one of them and say the results are wrong or the tournament is fake or the information is incorrect (etc). Even if the title is approved it is not formally confirmed and displayed until the 60 days has passed. Same thing happened with Max Illingworth at the previous Olympiad in the same circumstances.
Thanks Kevin. This explains why Anton's rating record showed the title as having been approved but still remains FM. When the application was submitted is not shown and takes a bit of digging around various parts of FIDE's website to discover.

Obviously for something that is quite inconsequential, I'm not going to bother other federation officials. Hence the musing on an unofficial forum like this.
Think it should be obvious that post #5 is really about things like large posters around here having an "I" instead of "F".
Wonder why stating a common impression whenever things look odd should be insulting...

Kevin Bonham
01-10-2014, 03:52 PM
Obviously for something that is quite inconsequential, I'm not going to bother other federation officials. Hence the musing on an unofficial forum like this.

As the federation official in question I can say that it bothers me much more when someone goes implying nonsense about us in public than when someone asks me a polite question by email offline first.


Wonder why stating a common impression whenever things look odd should be insulting...

Because it's not very kind when your first response to a situation is to get the impression that the ACF might be involved in a feud, instead of considering the possibility that you might just not be across what is actually going on. Anyone who has a clue about these processes would not get any such silly "impression".

It's even less kind to go voicing that suspicion publicly. Five years from now I will possibly have to deal with some idiot who read your post 5, didn't see my reply, and ever since then believed what you wrote.

Capablanca-Fan
06-10-2014, 06:21 AM
Congrats to GM Darryl Keith johansen and IM Anton Vladimirovich Smirnov for tying for 1st with 6.5/9, a point ahead of FM Robert Wayne Smith (NZ), himself a point ahead of IM Paul Anthony Garbett (NZ) and IM Gary William Lane. :clap:

See crosstable (http://www.newzealandchess.co.nz/Vega2014/wwwGeorgeTrundleMasters/crosstable.html).

Here is Anton's elegant last-round win with a piece sacrifice for ‘domination’:

[Event "George Trundle Masters"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "2014.10.05"]
[Round "9.5"]
[White "Smirnov, Anton"]
[Black "McLaren, Leonard J"]
[Result "1-0"]
[LiveChessVersion "1.4.4"]
[BlackElo "2218"]
[WhiteElo "2415"]
[ECO "B80"]

1. e4 {[%clk 1:30:49]} c5 {[%clk 1:30:56]} 2. Nf3 {[%clk 1:31:14]} d6
{[%clk 1:31:22]} 3. d4 {[%clk 1:31:38]} cxd4 {[%clk 1:31:49]} 4. Nxd4
{[%clk 1:32:02]} Nf6 {[%clk 1:32:15]} 5. Nc3 {[%clk 1:32:26]} e6 {[%clk 1:32:35]}
6. Be3 {[%clk 1:32:49]} a6 {[%clk 1:32:48]} 7. Be2 {[%clk 1:33:07]} Be7
{[%clk 1:30:37]} 8. f4 {[%clk 1:32:57]} Nc6 {[%clk 1:29:24]} 9. g4
{[%clk 1:22:58]} d5 {[%clk 1:24:33]} 10. e5 {[%clk 1:21:25]} Nd7 {[%clk 1:18:47]}
11. g5 {[%clk 1:16:07]} Nxd4 {[%clk 1:14:11]} 12. Qxd4 {[%clk 1:13:08]} h6
{[%clk 1:11:31]} 13. g6 {[%clk 1:04:38]} f5 {[%clk 1:00:58]} 14. O-O-O
{[%clk 1:01:38]} Bc5 {[%clk 0:59:54]} 15. Qd2 {[%clk 1:00:38]} Qb6
{[%clk 0:57:18]} 16. Bxc5 {[%clk 0:57:15]} Nxc5 {[%clk 0:56:40]} 17. Qd4
{[%clk 0:55:20]} O-O {[%clk 0:54:02]} 18. Bf3 {[%clk 0:49:10]} Kh8
{[%clk 0:51:43]} 19. Rhe1 {[%clk 0:44:27]} Rd8 {[%clk 0:50:28]} 20. b4
{[%clk 0:25:54]} Nd7 {[%clk 0:50:42]} 21. Nxd5 {[%clk 0:22:47]} exd5
{[%clk 0:48:47]} 22. e6 {[%clk 0:23:06]} Qxd4 {[%clk 0:48:43]} 23. Rxd4 Nf6
{[%clk 0:47:01]} 24. e7 {[%clk 0:22:51]} Re8 {[%clk 0:45:26]} 25. Bxd5
{[%clk 0:22:54]} Bd7 {[%clk 0:38:55]} 26. Bf7 {[%clk 0:19:55]} Bc6
{[%clk 0:37:53]} 27. Bxe8 {[%clk 0:18:58]} Rxe8 {[%clk 0:38:13]} 28. Rd8
{[%clk 0:18:21]} Bf3 {[%clk 0:37:00]} 29. Re6 {[%clk 0:17:52]} Bc6
{[%clk 0:35:39]} 30. Rxc6 {[%clk 0:18:14]} bxc6 {[%clk 0:35:39]} 31. Rxe8+
{[%clk 0:18:36]} Nxe8 {[%clk 0:36:04]} 32. c4 {[%clk 0:18:59]} Nc7
{[%clk 0:34:51]} 33. a4 {[%clk 0:19:19]} Kg8 {[%clk 0:34:48]} 34. b5
{[%clk 0:19:30]} cxb5 {[%clk 0:34:42]} 35. cxb5 {[%clk 0:19:54]} axb5
{[%clk 0:34:06]} 36. axb5 {[%clk 0:20:00]} 1-0

Tony Dowden
06-10-2014, 08:59 AM
Congratulations to Anton and Darryl too :)

Kevin Bonham
06-10-2014, 11:58 AM
That game by Anton is a gem.

Adamski
07-10-2014, 12:16 PM
Congratulations to Anton and Darryl too :)Ditto and congrats to all the prize-winners. Good to see Darryl staying on for South Island competitions.

antichrist
16-10-2014, 06:01 AM
GM Rogers reports in the week's Byron Echo how Dr Vlad Smirnov had to hold GM Johansen to a draw in the round to give Anton a chance at first place. And lo & behold, Vlad in spite of poor form for the competition achieved just that. The article gives an analysis of the Anton Smirnov Vs McClaren game that he describes as brilliant. http://www.echo.net.au/byron-echo/ page 15

MichaelBaron
21-10-2014, 08:17 PM
GM Rogers reports in the week's Byron Echo how Dr Vlad Smirnov had to hold GM Johansen to a draw in the round to give Anton a chance at first place. And lo & behold, Vlad in spite of poor form for the competition achieved just that. http://www.echo.net.au/byron-echo/ page 15

Can not think of a better kind of motivation