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teC ss a: a. X ui _o 'c o c ro in O) 3 CHAMPIONSHIP CHESS By BLAKE STEVENS United Stales Expert The City Championship tournament tournament produced some good games and some bad ones, some theoretically theoretically interesling games and instructive ones. Here,'"then, are a few of the games Irom this event. roihtt 2 B-N2 3 DxF 4 P-K3 5 B-NZ C N-KD3 7 H-KS 8 O-O ! r-QH4!(c) 10 N-1U 11 N-11 12 N-N3 13 B-NS II K-O* l.T P-KB3 1C F-R5!7{c) 17 r-OBi ~ Wells allowed himself to be hoodwinked hoodwinked in [Ins game, but he then went on lo win 3J4 points out of the 'Jiext 4, a good record. II. Cllanl 2 2 P-KN3 3 B-N2 o-o 8 P-ll c p-qiti 1 N-qni a N-KI s N-ns 10 P.K4 11 Nip 1! BiJJ 13 P.KlIt 14 K-K1 15 P IP llulch Slcveni lclciuo P-KTU N-KD3 I'-K3 K-KS O O - - q-Kl B-Q2 PiP NzN P-K4 B*K N x P ! ( A ) U-N5 p-qn* B B KNS N-B3 («) B-N5 O B-KIU! - . N - K A 7 7 I (k) FxB IKRD-Kl (a) 1 ... P-Q4; 2 B-N2; P-KB3 to ba followed by ... P-K4 is a good system. (b) Quick development is Black's goal. (c) White's development is slow, but his plan is clear-cut: N-R3P- QB4. (d) Tliis buys Black no bananas. (e) Forced. (12 ... B-N3?; 13 P-R5). (0 Forced. (13 . . : P-QR3?; 14 BxN, PxB; 15 NxB). (g) It's only a pawn (a rook rnvn nt (TinO and It brings about sonic interesting combinations. Hit O- IB ... pxP: 1!) NxP. p MI- ·!) JVNM. PVN: 21 N-K5 wins h"^T l^n T^^i.m with ^ boMor Ran\e. 18 . . . B-QN3 is satisfaclory. tn M . . . BCOR-llvTi- 50 p x N. p,.r,,l,. 21 K-1J1 nwl WliHn hf 1 ! n slight material advantage. Bill (a) Although this pawn sacrifice is not 100 per cent sound, it "mixes it up" il White accepts: 16 BxNP, P-B3; 17 B.xR, B-N5; 18 R-K2(18 Q-Q2??,N-B6ch), and either 18 . . RxB with pressure or 38 . . . Q-K1I with fantastic complications. (b) Avoiding the shoais. (c) This loses. While's Queen's . Bishop is in danger. (d) If ;be Knight moves, 21 ... P-KN1 Problem While to Play and Mate In 3.

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  1. Express and News,
  2. 09 Aug 1959, Sun,
  3. Page 88

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