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ft) W) o oc a. X I 0) Si £ n. D T3 C 3 to CHAMPIONSHIP CHESS Stevens By BLAKE W. STEVENS United Stales Expert The Southwestern Open Tour- nameM held over Labor Day weekend was a success from several several points o! view. In one of the largest tournaments ever seeri in this area, 8 1 players collected collected at the Hilton Hilton Hotel in Fort Worth from all over Texas, 'New Mexico, O k I a- homa, and Arkansas. Arkansas. The . players were exceptionally exceptionally strong this year, and included included the master, master, Kenneth Smith, and several experts, not to mention class A players. The youngsters are rapidly climbing the ladder, fighting the "old guard" for lop honors. Henry Henry Davis of San Antonio, placed second, behind Kenneth Smilli of Dallas, with Max Burkclt, third, and Steven Jones fourth. Davis is under 18 and Jones is under 21. X B. Payne was fifth, Stevens sixth, with Louis Dina seventh, Dr. Leon Poliakoff eighth, Bill Janes ninth, George Smith tenth, R. Miller Miller eleventh, and E. Bone (also under 21,) twelfth. We plan to have a series of these games and the annotations will be light so that more than one game can be presented at n time. ·Essential in view of 9 ; . . B-R2; JO P-K5, wilh P-K6 to follow. B-KS r KS'4 QK-KN1 K-m 10 r KR3 BN! 11 N»B r-K«! n Q-K2 B-B4 13 P.QM3 - O O OT This is far too ambitious. 13 ' O-O, and White can make little headway. 14 T-QK 15 P-QR4 16 F-R5 17 B K.1 IS RR-QN1 NzF 19 BiP ch R«B 20 O.iN R-XBt Black wants to play P-KB4 and P-K5, hoping to curb the brunt of the attack. ti r-N5 PIP 22 K*P F-KB4 23 4J-RZ!?!?! This wins cleverly, but not brilliantly brilliantly as would 23 P-R6M,PxQ; 24 PxP ch and mate, or 21 P-R6, P-N3; 24 Q-N7 ch.QxQ; 25 PxQ dis. ch. etc. 25 . three. QxN i r H4 t N-KI13 3 B-N5 4 J?-B4 fi O-O C H-N3 7 R,K1 * r-Kii] « P-B3 10 T-Q3 I t .U2 12 QK-QX 11 N-D1 ir. r.ri 16 H.JIS 17 N-NS r-Kr, N-B4 allows r«i*« P-R4 N-QR4 r-qni Q-Bt N-BS r-oii Nxl- n-nsi mate in T. Open Cunntagharn 7 ll-Kl 7 cause will be P-K4; B a r e i a Srtcm N-KH3 r-QI U.U4 r-on.i r'KR3 3 n-qt D2 . P-K4 has some risk be- 8 P-K4 and the King file opened. For instance: 7 ... 8 P-K4.B-R2; 9 P-K5I While is building a King side attack without the use ol Pawns which usually does not work out well in Ihis type of position. Simplest is 19 Q-R5.P-R3; 20 NzP ch.PxN; 21 Q.xRP and Mate. 19 . . . 20 q-q.i 81 4}xKr 3 3 QxR] 1 ! NzBl PxN R-qi K - R f K-K! R - R I 7

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  1. Express and News,
  2. 20 Sep 1959, Sun,
  3. Page 92

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