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2010 Spring Standard Results for Round One

 | Published on 4/1/2010
There were a lot of requests for some added opportunities for our members to play slower, standard time control games. Tonight we began the first round of that type of event and if you want to join, it is not too late! The 2010 Spring Standard Crowd Event now has 6 registered players. 

1. McDonald - Andrews (FM) 0 - 1
2. Tanas - Campbell 1 - 0
3. Shapbell - Alataiwi 0 - 1

The next round of this event is scheduled for Wednesday, April 14th around 6:30 PM. The entry is $15 for current members and $20 for non-members. 85% of the entries will be returned as prizes with one prize being paid for every 3 players registered. You have two weeks to still play your first round. Players who register after that will be given 1/2 point byes. We must get entries in pairs of 2 for a game to be possible. Here is some of the action from the first night:

1) McDonald,Rick - Andrews (FM),Todd [C06]
NCC Spring Standard (1), 31.03.2010

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nd2 Nf6 4.e5 Nfd7 5.Bd3 c5 6.c3 Nc6 7.Ne2 Qb6 8.Nf3 cxd4 9.cxd4 f6 10.exf6 

Nxf6 11.0-0 Bd6 12.a3 Bd7 13.b4 e5 14.dxe5 Nxe5 15.Nxe5 Bxe5 16.Rb1 0-0 17.Bb2

17...Bxh2+! 18.Kh1 [18.Kxh2 Ng4+ 19.Kg1 (19.Kg3[] Rxf2 20.Bxh7+ Kxh7 21.Qd4 Qxd4 22.Nxd4 Raf8 and black still has plenty of work to do to convert the win.19...Qh6 20.Be5 Nxe5 and the threat of ...Ng4 is too much for white to handle. ] 18...Ng4 19.Bd4 Qh6 0-1