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 - Cliainpionship Chess By BLAKE STEVENS...
Cliainpionship Chess By BLAKE STEVENS Southwestern Open Chess Champion The Southwestern Chess Tournament Tournament will be held in Houston, over the Labor Day week-end and will draw players from several slates and possibly possibly Mexico. We hope io be pro- v i U e d with a wealth of games for future presentation. presentation. . _ :. Reverting:' t o f~. the San:Antonio Invitational, we * select the game between J o r g e Aldrefe and Ken S m i t h . Weak opening play saddles Smith with a slightly inferior game. A few hasty moves by Aldrete tilt the b a l a n c e slowly then sharply in Smith's favor, but the game is pulled from the fire by a clever combination by the player Jrom Mexico. Stevens SJCJMA.V While 1- P-K4 2. N-KH3 3 T-Q4 4. N x P .V F-KB3 (») f . P-QB« lc| 7. N ?B3 8. B El P. B-K3 30. 4 Ql 11. 00 )j. D-B3 36. QR-QSKd) I f , N x Q ( f | 11. B-K6 |? IS. B*D 18. P«P 2 C 1 , B-.N ( 21. BsH 21 P-RNt 2S. P-N5 ' C l 24. Kn-KJ 25 PaP "(1. Q K 2 21. Q K6 2*. R*R ?P. N-IiO JO. K-BI 32 Q-E4 33. QlP 34. R-KC1 ?;-. H»KP ch it 36. rt-E7 th ( 37. N-BC th 3fr J-N» til 3P. N-Q5 rh 40. N-Bt rh 41. ft 134 rh 42 Q N3 rh 43. ftH4 Ch DEFENSE Ken Si P-Q14 PlP N-KF3 P-KN3 B-N2 K-D3 O-O H-K1 N Q2 N B* I3-K3 R-QB1 NzH D-Qich N(K3)»B N x P Q.S-QS N x O N D4 P-N4 PxP K-N2 R-DS PxR Q-NJch R-KIH Q Qi QiKRP K El (hi K x H K-D1 (1) K-K3 K-D3 K-N2 K-BJ K-N3 (a) The Moscow Variation (b) The best reaction is 5. . .P- K41; 6 B-N5ch, QN-Q2!; 7N-N3(!), P-QR3; 8 B-K2, P-QN4; 9 P QR-i, PxP; 10 RxP, N-N3; 11 R-R1, p- Rl-even. 5...P-K3; 6 P-QB4! (c) Black has allowed a Maroczy bind. (d) P-KN4! threatening P-B5 was worth considering. (e) Black has reached- maximum maximum development and must take positive action, otherwise White, by P-QW and P-KN4 will command command the board. (f) The gamble works, the move made giving Black a good game. Correct is 16 PxP, PxP; 17 P- "QN4! (g) Loosening his King position, and, with no prospect of a K i n g side attack, this is a bad idea in view o( the presence of the queens. (h) 35 ... K-R1?; 36 Q-D3ch, K-N; 36 N-B6 etc., or 35 . . xR; 36 Q-Q4ch, (i) 37 ... K-N2; 38 Q-B7 ch. Black, poised to checkmate White, must resign himself to the remarkable perpetual check. Problem White to Play and Win

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  1. Express and News,
  2. 17 Aug 1958, Sun,
  3. Page 96

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