Sunday, April 10, 2011

Ippolito Sets World Record Association Mark

On Saturday, IM Dean Ippolito played a simul in Raritan against 91 rated players, short of the Guinness world record of 135 but good enough to establish a new record with the World Record Association.

Dutch Defense

Dean Ippolito (USCF 2555) - Jim West (USCF 2200), World Record Event 4/9/2011

1.Nf3 f5 2.c4 Nf6 3.g3 b6 4.Bg2 Bb7 5.d4 e6 6.O-O a5 7.Nc3 Bb4 8.Bd2 O-O

9.Rc1 Bxc3 10.Bxc3 Ne4 11.d5 Na6 12.Bd4 Nac5 13.Nd2 Nxd2 14.Qxd2 Qe7 15.Rfd1 d6 16.Bxc5 bxc5 17.dxe6 Bxg2 18.Kxg2 Qxe6, draw.