Wednesday, January 21, 2015

2 PCG Wins at Liberty Bell Open

Sandy Breon won both of the Philidor Counter Gambits that he played, in the under 1900 section of this year's Liberty Bell Open.

Round One: Philidor Counter Gambit

Vanita Young (USCF 1809) - Sandy Breon (USCF 1720), Liberty Bell Open 1/16/2015

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.exf5 e4 5.Ng5 Bxf5 6.g4 h6 7.Nc3 hxg5 8.gxf5 d5 9.Be2 Nf6 10.Bxg5 Qd7 11.Bxf6 gxf6 12.Bh5+ Kd8 13.Qg4 Nc6 14.Qg6 Kc8 15.Qxf6 Bg7 16.Qf7 Qxf7 17.Bxf7 Nxd4 18.O-O-O c6

19.Rhg1 Be5 20.h4 Kc7 21.h5 Nxf5 22.Kb1 Nd6 23.Bg6 Raf8 24.Rgf1 Rf6 25.Na4 b6 26.b3 Rhf8 27.Nb2 Rxf2 28.Rxf2 Rxf2 29.Rh1 Nb5 30.a4 Na3+ 31.Ka2 Nxc2 32.Nd1 Nb4+ 33.Ka3 Ra2+ 34.Kxb4 a5#.

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Round Three: Philidor Counter Gambit

L. Dillon Holder (USCF 1809) - Sandy Breon (USCF 1720), Liberty Bell Open 1/17/2015

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.Nc3 fxe4 5.Nxe4 d5 6.Nc3 e4 7.Ne5 Nf6 8.Bg5 Bb4 9.a3 Bxc3+ 10.bxc3 O-O 11.c4 c6 12.c3 Qa5 13.Qb3 Nbd7 14.Nxd7 Bxd7 15.Rc1 Kh8

16.h3 dxc4 17.Bxc4 Qxg5 18.Ke2 b5 19.Be6 Rae8 20.Bxd7 Nxd7 21.g4 Nb6 22.Rcg1 Nc4 23.Qa2 Qf4 24.Kd1 e3 25.fxe3 Nxe3+ 26.Kc1 Nf1+ 27.Kb1 Re1+ 28.Kb2 Re2+, White resigns.