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[Event "?"]

[Site "Milwaukee Exhibition Game 7/24/40"]

[Date "1940.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Koltanowski, George"]

[Black "Durkin, Robert"]

[Result "1-0"]

1. e4 e5 2. f4 Bc5 3. Nf3 d6 4. fxe5 dxe5 5. c3 Nf6 6. Nxe5 O-O 7. d4

Bd6 8. Nf3 Nxe4 9. Bd3 Re8 10. O-O h6 11. Nbd2 Nf6 12. Nc4 c5 13. Nfe5

cxd4 14. Nxf7 Kxf7 15. Qh5+ Kg8 16. Rxf6 Re1+ 17. Rf1 Rxf1+ 18. Bxf1

Bf8 19. Bxh6 Qf6 20. Bg5 Qf5 21. Nd6 Bxd6 22. Bc4+ Be6 23. Rf1 Qxf1+

24. Bxf1 1-0

[Event "?"]

[Site "Wisconsin Closed CH"]

[Date "1996.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Deshpande, A."]

[Black "Betaneli, Alex"]

[Result "1/2-1/2"]

[Annotator "Betaneli"]

1. Nf3 d6 2. d4 Bg4 3. e3 Nd7 4. Be2 e5 5. c4 e4 6. Nfd2 Bxe2 7. Qxe2

f5 8. Nc3 Ngf6 9. O-O g6 10. f3 exf3 11. Qxf3 c6 12. e4 Qb6 13. Nb3

O-O-O 14. exf5 Bg7 15. Kh1 Rdf8 16. Bf4 Nh5 17. Bxd6 Rxf5 18. Qd3 Rxf1+

19. Rxf1 Qd8 20. d5 Ne5 21. Qh3+ Qd7 22. dxc6 Qxh3 23. gxh3 (23. cxb7+

Kd7) 23... Nxc4 24. cxb7+ Kxb7 25. Rf7+ Kc6 26. Bg3 Nxg3+ 27. hxg3 Be5

28. Rxa7 Rf8 29. Ra6+ Nb6 30. Na4 Bc7 31. Nbc5 (31. Nd4+ Kb7 (31... Kd5

32. Nb5 Bd8 33. Nxb6+ Kc5 34. Na7 Bxb6 35. b4+ $18) 32. Nc5+ Kc8 33. b4

Rd8 34. Nde6 Rd2 35. a4 Nd5 36. Rc6 Kb8 37. Nd7+ (37. b5 $6 Bxg3 38. a5

Ne3 $10) 37... Kb7 38. b5 Rb2 39. Ndc5+ Kc8 40. Nxc7 Nxc7 41. b6 $18)

31... Rf2 32. Ne4 Rc2 33. Nxb6 Bxb6 34. b3 Re2 35. Nc3 Rf2 36. g4 Kb7

37. Ra4 Rf3 38. Nd5 Rxh3+ 39. Kg2 Rd3 40. Nxb6 Kxb6 41. Kf2 h6 42. Ke2

Rg3 43. Kd2 Rh3 44. Kc2 Rg3 45. Kb2 Rg2+ 46. Ka3 Kc5 47. Rf4 g5 48. Rf6

Rxg4 49. Rxh6 Rg2 50. Rg6 Kb5 51. Rf6 (51. Rg8) 51... g4 52. Rf5+ Kb6

53. b4 g3 54. Rg5 Kc6 55. Kb3 Kd6 56. a3 Rg1 57. Ka4 g2 58. Rg6+ Kc7

59. Ka5 Ra1 60. Rxg2 Rxa3+ 61. Kb5 Rh3 62. Rg7+ Kb8 63. Kc6 Rh6+ 64.

Kd5 Rh5+ 65. Kc4 Rh4+ 66. Kc5 Rh5+ 67. Kc6 Rh6+ 68. Kd5 Rh5+ 69. Kd6

Rh6+ 70. Kc5 Rh5+ 71. Kb6 Rh6+ 72. Ka5 Rh5+ 73. b5 Rh6 74. b6 Rh1 75.

Kb5 Rb1+ 76. Kc6 Rc1+ 77. Kd6 Rd1+ 78. Kc6 Rc1+ 79. Kd6 1/2-1/2

[Event "?"]

[Site "Moscow ]"]

[Date "1967.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Levit, Roman"]

[Black "Botvinnik, Mikhail"]

[Result "0-1"]

[Annotator "Levit [Badger Chess July/August 1995"]

1. d4 g6 2. Nf3 Bg7 3. c3 Nf6 4. Bg5 d6 5. Nbd2 h6 6. Bh4 g5 7. Bg3 Nh5

8. e3 e6 9. Be2 Nxg3 10. hxg3 g4 11. Nh4 h5 12. Qc2 (12. f3 Qg5 13. Kf2

Bh6 14. Nf1 Rg8 15. f4 Qg7 16. e4) 12... Nc6 13. O-O-O Qe7 14. Kb1 Bd7

15. Rc1 a5 16. Bb5 Kf8 17. Qa4 Ra7

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18. c4 {Bg7 smiles already} (18. Qd1 {/\ f3}) 18... Nb8 19. Bxd7 Qxd7

20. Qa3 (20. Qxd7) 20... Kg8 {prophylaxis} 21. Ne4 a4 22. Rhd1 Rh6 23. d5 {

Bg7 laughs aloud} 23... Qe8 24. Nc3 Ra5 25. Nb5 Na6 26. dxe6 fxe6 27.

Nd4 (27. b4 Rxb5 28. cxb5 Qxb5 29. Kc2 Nxb4+ 30. Kd2 c5 {/\ d5-/+})

27... b6 28. Nb5 (28. Qd3 Nc5 29. Qc2) 28... d5 29. Nd4 c5 30. Ne2 Nb4

31. Nf4 Ra8 32. Nd3 (32. cxd5 exd5 33. Nxd5 $2 Qe4+) 32... Nxd3 33. Rxd3

b5 $1 {cracking the defense at b2!} 34. Rd2 (34. cxd5 b4) (34. cxb5 c4)

34... bxc4 35. e4 Bd4 $1 36. Re1 Qf7 37. f4 dxe4 38. Rxe4 e5 $1 39.

fxe5 Rb6 40. Re1 Rab8 0-1

[Event "?"]

[Site "Oakbrook Midwest Amateur Team CH"]

[Date "1995.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Levit, Roman"]

[Black "Umezinwa, George"]

[Result "1-0"]

[Annotator "Levit"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. d4 e6 3. c4 b6 4. e3 Bb7 5. Bd3 Be7 6. Nc3 c5 7. O-O O-O (

7... cxd4 8. exd4 d5 9. b3 O-O 10. Bb2 Nc6 11. Rc1 Rc8 $10) 8. d5 $1

exd5 9. cxd5 d6 (9... Nxd5 10. Nxd5 Bxd5 11. Bxh7+ Kxh7 12. Qxd5 Nc6

13. Rd1 $16 {Fritz}) 10. e4 h6 11. Bf4 a6 12. a4 Re8 13. Re1 Bf8 14. Nd2

Nbd7 15. Nc4 Qc7 16. h3 Ne5 17. Bxe5 $1 dxe5 18. Qb3 Nd7 19. Be2 Rab8

20. Bg4 Bc8 21. d6 $1 Bxd6 22. Bh5 (22. Rad1 Be7 23. Nd5 Qb7 24. Bxd7

Bxd7 25. Nxe5) 22... Re6 (22... Rf8 23. Rad1 Be7 24. Nd5 Qd8 25. Bg4 b5

26. Bxd7 Bxd7 27. Nxe5 bxa4 28. Qxb8 Qxb8 29. Nxe7+ Kh8 30. Nxd7 $18)

23. Rad1 Bf8 24. Nd5 Qc6 (24... Qd8 25. Bg4 Re8 26. Bxd7 Bxd7 27. Ndxb6)

25. Qf3 Nf6 26. Nxf6+ Rxf6 (26... gxf6 27. Qg3+ Bg7 28. Rd8+ Re8 29.

Bxf7+ Kxf7 30. Nd6+ Ke7 31. Rxe8+ $18) 27. Bxf7+ Kh7 28. Nxe5 Qc7 (28...

Qxa4 29. Bg6+ Kg8 30. Qd3 Be7 31. f3) 29. Bg6+ Kg8 30. Qg3 (30. Qh5 Bd6

31. Rd5 Bb7 32. Ng4 Rff8 33. Red1) 30... Bd6 31. f4 Be6 (31... b5 32.

axb5 Rxb5 $16 {Bill Williams}) (31... Rxf4 $2 32. Qxf4 Bxe5 33. Qxe5 $1 $18)

32. Bf5 Bxf5 33. exf5 Rxf5 34. Qb3+ Kh8 35. Ng6+ Kh7 36. Qd3 (36. Qd3

Rf6 37. Nf8+ Kg8 38. Ne6 Rxe6 39. Rxe6 $18 {Fritz}) 1-0

[Event "?"]

[Site "Fond du Lac Northeastern Open"]

[Date "1991.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Hitselberger, Joseph 2067"]

[Black "Levit, Roman 2290"]

[Result "0-1"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4 d6 5. Bxc6+ bxc6 6. d4 f6 7. dxe5

fxe5 8. Nxe5 $6 dxe5 9. Qh5+ Ke7 10. Qxe5+ Kf7 11. Qf4+ Ke8 12. O-O Be6

13. Nc3 Bc5 14. Rd1 Qe7 {Levit thought for 40 minutes on this move.} (

14... Qf6 15. Qxc7 Qxf2+ 16. Kh1 Nf6 {/\ ...Ng4, Qg1, Nf2#} 17. e5 Ng4

18. Ne4 Rc8 19. Qxg7 Rg8 (19... Rf8 20. Bg5) 20. Qxh7 Qe2 21. Bg5 Qxe4 $19)

15. e5 Qf7 16. Qg3 Qg6 17. Qxg6+ hxg6 18. Ne4 Be7 19. Ng5 Bf5 20. Bf4

Rh4 21. g3 Bxg5 22. Bxg5 Re4 23. f4 Re2 24. Rd4 Bxc2 {and black won}

0-1

[Event "?"]

[Site "Fond du Lac Northeastern Open"]

[Date "1991.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Carian, George 1967"]

[Black "Levit, Roman 2290"]

[Result "1/2-1/2"]

1. g3 d5 2. Bg2 c6 3. d3 Bg4 4. Nf3 Nd7 5. Nbd2 Ngf6 6. h3 Bh5 7. c3 e6

8. Qc2 Be7 9. e4 dxe4 10. Nxe4 Bg6 11. Nxf6+ Bxf6 12. Be3 Nb6 13. Rd1

Nd5 14. O-O O-O 15. Bd4 Bxd4 16. Nxd4 e5 17. Nf3 Re8 18. Qd2 Qa5 19. a3

e4 20. dxe4 Bxe4 21. c4 Qxd2 22. Rxd2 Nb6 23. b3 a5 24. a4 Rad8 25.

Rfd1 Rxd2 26. Rxd2 Kf8 27. Nd4 Bxg2 28. Kxg2 g6 29. Kf3 h5 30. Nc2 Kg7

31. Ne3 Re7 32. Re2 Re6 33. Rd2 Re7 34. Re2 Re6 35. Rd2 Re7 36. Re2

1/2-1/2

[Event "?"]

[Site "Arpad Elo Open"]

[Date "1991.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Levit, Roman"]

[Black "Milligan, Lando"]

[Result "1-0"]

[Annotator "IM Steve Odendahl"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 c5 4. c3 Nc6 5. Nf3 Qb6 6. Be2 Bd7 7. O-O Nge7 (

7... cxd4 8. cxd4 Nge7 {avoiding the lost tempo}) 8. dxc5 Qxc5 9. Bf4 {

Nimzovichian overprotection of e5} 9... Ng6 10. Bg3 Qb6 11. Nbd2 Qc7 {

This loss of time would not be so serious in a closed position, but

white has a way to open it. Black may be able to keep the position

closed by 11...Rd8 etc.} (11... Rd8 12. c4 d4 13. a3 a5 14. Nb3 Bc8) 12.

c4 Bb4 (12... dxc4 13. Nxc4 Rd8 14. Nd6+ Bxd6 15. exd6 Qb6 {would be the

last chance to play on. At least black could castle.}) 13. cxd5 Ncxe5

14. Nxe5 Nxe5 15. Rc1 Qb8 16. dxe6 fxe6 17. Nc4 1-0

[Event "?"]

[Site "Arpad Elo Open"]

[Date "1991.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Karklins, Andrew"]

[Black "Knutson, Greg"]

[Result "1-0"]

1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nf3 d6 4. Nc3 Nf6 5. Bc4 O-O 6. e5 dxe5 7. Nxe5

c5 8. Be3 cxd4 9. Bxd4 a6 $2 (9... Nc6) 10. Nxf7 Rxf7 11. Bxf6 Qxd1+ 12.

Rxd1 Bxf6 13. Rd8+ Kg7 14. Rxc8 $18 Bxc3+ 15. bxc3 Rf8 16. Rxf8 Kxf8

17. Ke2 Nc6 18. Rd1 Rc8 19. Be6 Rc7 20. Rd7 Rxd7 21. Bxd7 Nd8 22. Bc8

e6 23. c4 Ke7 24. c5 Kf6 25. c3 a5 26. Kd3 Ke5 27. Kc4 a4 28. a3 Ke4

29. Bd7 Nc6 30. Bxc6+ bxc6 31. Kb4 Kd3 32. Kxa4 1-0

[Event "?"]

[Site "Los Angeles US Open"]

[Date "1991.??.??"]

[Round "12"]

[White "Levit, Roman"]

[Black "Schroer, Jonathan IM"]

[Result "1-0"]

[Annotator "Levit"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 O-O 5. e4 d6 6. Be2 Na6 7. O-O e5

8. d5 Nh5 9. g3 f5 10. Ne1 Nf6 11. f3 c6 12. Nd3 (12. Be3 fxe4 13. fxe4

Nc5 14. Bxc5 (14. Bf3 h5) 14... dxc5 15. Nd3 Qd6 $10) 12... fxe4 13. fxe4

Qb6+ 14. Kg2 h5 15. h3 Bd7 (15... Kh7 {/\ Bh6}) 16. Rf3 (16. c5 $2 dxc5

17. Be3 cxd5 $17) 16... Qc7 17. Be3 Qc8 (17... Kh7 18. Qd2 Ng8 {/\ Bh6})

18. Nf2 c5 19. Nb5 Bxb5 20. cxb5 Nc7 21. a4 b6 (21... a6 22. b6 Nce8

23. a5) (21... a5) 22. b4 Qd7 23. bxc5 bxc5 24. g4 Rfb8 25. Bg5 Nh7 26.

Qd2 a6 27. gxh5 gxh5 28. bxa6 Kh8 (28... Nxg5 $1 $130) 29. Kh2 Nxg5 30.

Qxg5 Rb2 31. Rf5 c4 32. Bxc4 Kg8 33. Rg1 Nxa6 34. Bb5 Qa7 35. Rg2 Nc5

36. Rf6 (36. Qg6 $1 Nxa4 37. Be8 (37. Rxh5)) 36... Rxf2 37. Rfxf2 Nxe4 38.

Qf5 Nxf2 39. Rxf2 (39. Bd7 Ng4+) 39... Rf8 40. Qe6+ Kh8 41. Rxf8+ Bxf8

42. Qf5 Qg7 43. Qxh5+ Qh6 44. Qxh6+ Bxh6 45. Kg3 Be3 46. a5 Kg7 47. Kg4

Kf6 48. a6 e4 49. h4 Ke5 50. h5 Kxd5 51. Kf5 (51. Be2 $4 Ke6 $1 $10)

51... Bd4 52. h6 e3 53. h7 e2 54. Bxe2 Kc6 55. Kg6 $18 {white won} 1-0

[Event "?"]

[Site "Superior Northern Open"]

[Date "1991.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Levit, Roman"]

[Black "Knutson, Greg"]

[Result "0-1"]

[Annotator "Levit"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. Nc3 Nbd7 5. e3 Bb4 6. a3 Bxc3+ 7. bxc3

O-O 8. cxd5 exd5 9. Bd3 b6 10. Ng1 {from an idea by Botvinnik} 10...

Ne4 11. Ne2 Ndf6 12. f3 Nd6 13. Ng3 c5 14. O-O cxd4 15. cxd4 Bb7 16.

Ra2 Qd7 17. Re2 Rfe8 18. Rfe1 g6 19. Bb2 Rac8 20. e4 dxe4 21. fxe4 Nb5

22. Bxb5 Qxb5 23. d5 Nd7 24. Qa1 Qc5+ 25. Rf2 Qd6 26. Ref1 Ne5 (26...

Ba6 27. Rxf7 Bxf1 28. Rg7+ Kf8 29. Qxf1+ $18) 27. Rf6 Qb8 28. d6 $5 Rc5

29. Bxe5 Rcxe5 30. d7 (30. Rxf7 $1) 30... R8e7 31. Qd4 $2 (31. Qxe5 Rxe5

32. Rxf7 Rf5 33. Nxf5 Kxf7 34. Rd1 Qd8 35. Nd6+ Ke6 36. Nxb7 Qxd7 37.

Rxd7 Kxd7 38. Kf2 Kc7 39. Na5 $16) 31... Qd8 32. Qxe5 Rxe5 33. Rxf7 Rf5 {

and black won} 0-1

[Event "?"]

[Site "Chicago Mid America"]

[Date "1992.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Levit, Roman 2300"]

[Black "Martinovsky, Eugene 2389"]

[Result "1-0"]

[Annotator "Levit"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. d4 Bg7 5. Bg5 Ne4 6. Bh4 c5 7. cxd5

Nxc3 8. bxc3 Qxd5 9. e3 cxd4 10. cxd4 Nc6 11. Be2 O-O 12. O-O e5 13.

dxe5 Qa5 (13... Qxd1 14. Rfxd1 Nxe5 15. Nd4 Bd7 16. Rab1 b6 17. Rdc1

Rfc8 18. Ba6 Rc5 19. Nb3 Rxc1+ 20. Rxc1 Be6 21. Kf1 (21. e4 {/\ f4})

21... Ng4 22. Ke2 Nf6 23. f3 Nd5 24. Be1 f5 {Belyavsky-Kamsky Linares

1991}) 14. Qe1 {/\ 15 Bf6 Bf6 16 ef6 and 18 Qc3} 14... Qd5 15. Bf6 Nxe5

16. Bxg7 Kxg7 17. Qc3 f6 18. Rfd1 (18. Nxe5 $14) 18... Nxf3+ 19. Bxf3 Qf7

20. Rab1 Rb8 21. Bd5 Qe7 22. e4 b6 23. Rbc1 Bb7 24. Qc7 Rfe8 $7 25. Be6 (

25. Bb3 Rbc8 26. Rd7 Rxc7 27. Rcxc7 Kf8 28. Rxb7 {+- per Levit} 28...

Rc8 $1 {Fritz} 29. f3 Qc5+ 30. Kf1 Qc1+ 31. Rd1 Qf4 32. Rdd7 Qc1+ 33.

Rd1 $10) (25. Bf7 Rbc8 $1) (25. Bxb7 $2 Rxb7 26. Rd7 $4 Qxd7 $19) 25... Qxc7 (

25... Kf8 26. Rd7 Qxe6 27. Rxh7 $18) 26. Rxc7+ Kh6 27. Bd5 Red8 28. Kf1 (

28. f4 f5 $4 29. Rd3 Rd7 30. Rxd7 g5 31. Rh3+ Kg6 32. exf5+ Kxf5 33.

Rf7+ Kg4 34. Be6#

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)28... a5 29. Ke2 Bxd5 30. exd5 Rd6 31. Rc6 Rxc6 32. dxc6 Rc8 33. Rd6 $1

Kg5 34. Ke3 Re8+ 35. Kd4 Re1 36. Rd5+ f5 37. Kc4 Rb1 38. Rb5 Rc1+ 39.

Kd5 Kf6 40. Kd6 1-0

[Event "?"]

[Site "Oshkosh Veterans"]

[Date "1994.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Rodenstein, Alan 1955"]

[Black "Levit, Roman 2365"]

[Result "0-1"]

[Annotator "Levit; Fritz"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 c5 5. Bg5 {5 cd5 is a Tarrasch}

5... cxd4 6. Nxd4 e5 7. Nc2 (7. Ndb5 a6 8. Nxd5 axb5 9. Nxf6+ Qxf6 $3

10. Bxf6 Bb4+ $19 {Fine-Yudovich 1937}) (7. Nf3 d4 8. Nd5 (8. Nxe5 $2 dxc3

9. Qxd8+ Kxd8 10. Nxf7+ Ke8 11. Nxh8 Ne4 12. Bc1 Bb4 $19) 8... Be7 9.

Bxf6 Bxf6 10. e4 dxe3 11. Nxe3 Qxd1+ 12. Rxd1 e4 13. Nd4 $16 {with the

bishop pair}) 7... d4 8. Nd5 Be7 9. Nxe7 Qxe7 10. e3 Nc6 11. Be2 Bf5

12. Bxf6 Qxf6 13. exd4 exd4 14. O-O Qg6 15. Ne1 $2 (15. Nxd4 O-O-O (

15... Rd8 16. Bh5 Rxd4 17. Bxg6 Rxd1 18. Bxf5 Rxa1 19. Rxa1 $16) 16.

Nxc6 $14) 15... O-O 16. Bd3 Rad8 17. Bxf5 Qxf5 18. Qd3 $6 (18. Nd3) 18...

Qc5 19. Rd1 Ne5 20. Qf5 d3 21. b3 d2 22. Nc2 Rd3 23. Ne3 Re8 24. Kh1

Qd4 25. Nd5 b5 26. f4 Nxc4 27. bxc4 bxc4 28. Nb4 Qd7 29. Qxd3 $136 (29.

Qxd7 Rxd7 30. Nc2 Rb8 31. Kg1 c3) 29... cxd3 0-1

[Event "?"]

[Site "Milwaukee Martz Memorial North Central Open"]

[Date "1988.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Chow, Albert 2451"]

[Black "Levit, Roman 2322"]

[Result "1-0"]

[Annotator "NM Bill Williams"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. a3 Be7 5. Nc3 d5 6. cxd5 exd5 7. g3 O-O

8. Bg2 Bb7 9. O-O Nbd7 10. b4 Ne4 11. Qb3 Ndf6 12. Bf4 Bd6 13. Rac1

Nxc3 14. Rxc3 Ne4 15. Rc2 Bxf4 16. gxf4 Qd6 17. e3 f6 18. Rfc1 c6 19.

Ne1 $1 Qe6 20. Nd3 Rfc8 21. b5 cxb5 $7 22. Rc7 Rab8 23. Qxb5 Nd6 (23...

a6 24. Qd7 Qxd7 25. Rxd7 Bc6 $10 {Fritz}) 24. Qd7 Qxd7 25. Rxd7 Rxc1+

26. Nxc1 Ne4 27. Nd3 Kf8 28. f5 $1 Bc8 29. Rxd5 Bb7 30. Rd7 Ba6 $2 (

30... Bc8 31. Rxa7 Bxf5 32. Nf4 Rc8 33. Bxe4 Bxe4 34. Ne6+ $18) 31. Bxe4

1-0

[Event "?"]

[Site "Fond du LacWisconsin Closed CH"]

[Date "1989.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Greg, Knutson 2145"]

[Black "Dunsworth, Chris 2487"]

[Result "0-1"]

1. Nf3 f5 2. d4 g6 3. h4 Nf6 4. Nc3 (4. h5 Nxh5 5. Rxh5 gxh5) 4... Bg7

5. Bg5 c5 6. Bxf6 Bxf6 7. Nd5 e6 (7... Bg7 8. h5 e6 9. Nf4 cxd4 10. hxg6

Qa5+ {Black maintains the BB. His defense is particularly solid; Knutson

had held Dunsworth in a Madison club championship game.}) 8. Nxf6+ Qxf6

9. e3 b6 10. Qd2 O-O 11. O-O-O d5 {This is a classic pawn formation,

Kmoch called it the Britain wall, but it makes a bad color complex with

his bishop.} 12. g3 c4 13. Ne5 Nd7 14. g4 {White may be beguiled by

wishful thinking that this introduces complications, whereas it actually

loses a pawn by simple means.} 14... Nxe5 15. g5 Nf3 16. gxf6 Nxd2 17.

Rxd2 Rxf6 18. f4 Bd7 19. h5 Be8 20. Rg2 a5 21. a3 Ra7 22. Kd2 Kh8 23.

hxg6 Rxg6 24. Rxg6 Bxg6 25. Be2 Kg7 26. b3 cxb3 27. cxb3 Kf8 28. Rc1 h5

29. Rh1 Rh7 30. Rh4 Kg7 31. Kc3 Kh6 32. b4 Rc7+ 33. Kb2 Be8 34. b5 Rg7

35. Kc3 Rg1 36. Kd2 Ra1 37. Bd3 Rxa3 38. Rh1 Ra2+ 39. Kc3 Rg2 40. Rc1

h4 $19 {During the time scramble, the game score deteriorates too much

to be followed. White offered his rook at c6, but black's ending was too

far advanced for this to succeed.} 0-1

[Event "?"]

[Site "Arpad Elo Open"]

[Date "1989.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Levit, Roman 2300"]

[Black "Wagner, John 2047"]

[Result "1-0"]

[Annotator "Fritz"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 g6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. Nf3 d6 6. e4 O-O 7. Be2 a6

8. O-O e6 9. a4 exd5 10. cxd5 Bg4 11. Nd2 Bxe2 12. Qxe2 Re8 13. Qf3

Nbd7 14. Nc4 Ne5 15. Nxe5 Rxe5 16. Rd1 Re8 17. Bg5 h6 18. Bh4 g5 19.

Bg3 Qd7 20. h3 Rad8 21. Ra3 g4 22. hxg4 Qxg4 23. Rb3 Rd7 24. Rb6 Red8

25. e5 Qxf3 26. gxf3 dxe5 27. Bh4 $1 Rd6 28. Rxd6 Rxd6 29. Bxf6 Rxf6

30. d6 Rxf3 31. Nd5 $1 (31. d7 Bf6 32. d8=Q+ Bxd8 33. Rxd8+ Kg7) 1-0

[Event "?"]

[Site "California"]

[Date "1989.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Levit, Roman 2378"]

[Black "Henley, Ronald [GM] 2505 FIDE"]

[Result "1/2-1/2"]

[Annotator "NM Bill Williams; Fritz"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. c4 b6 3. g3 Bb7 4. Bg2 c5 5. O-O e6 6. b3 Be7 7. Bb2 O-O

8. Nc3 d6 9. d4 cxd4 10. Nxd4 Bxg2 11. Kxg2 Qc8 12. e4 Qb7 13. Qe2 Nbd7

14. f4 (14. Kg1 {Levit}) 14... Nc5 15. Rae1 Rfe8 (15... Nfxe4 16. Nxe4 f5

17. Kg1 fxe4 18. b4 Nd3 19. Nxe6 Rf7 (19... Nxe1 $6 20. Bxg7 Rf7 21. Qg4 $18))

16. Kg1 d5 17. cxd5 exd5 18. e5 Nfe4 19. Nxe4 Nxe4 20. Nf5 Bc5+ 21. Bd4

g6 22. Bxc5 bxc5 23. Ne3 f5 24. g4 d4 25. Nc4 Kh8 26. Qg2 Rab8 27. h3

Red8 28. Kh2 d3 29. gxf5 gxf5 30. Qb2 Rd4 31. Nd2 Rbd8 32. e6 Qg7 33.

Rg1 Nxd2 $5 34. Qxd2 (34. Rxg7 Nf3+ 35. Kg3 Nxe1 36. Rd7 Rg8+ 37. Kh4

Nf3+ 38. Kh5 Rg3 39. h4 Rg4 40. Qf2 Rdxf4 41. Qb2+ Rd4 42. Rxd4 cxd4

43. Qf2 Rxh4+ 44. Qxh4 Nxh4 45. e7 $18 {Fritz}) 34... Qf6 35. e7 Re8

36. Qg2 d2 37. Qg8+ Rxg8 38. Rxg8+ Kxg8 39. e8=Q+ Kg7 40. Re7+ (40. Rg1+

Kh6 41. Rg5 d1=Q $19) 40... Kh6 41. Re6 Qxe6 42. Qxe6+ Kg7 43. Qe7+ Kg8

44. Qg5+ Kf8 45. Qxf5+ Ke7 46. Qxc5+ Rd6 47. Qg5+ Kf8 48. Qf5+ Ke7 49.

Qg5+ Kf8 50. Qf5+ Ke7 51. Qg5+ Kf8 52. Qf5+ Ke7 1/2-1/2

[Event "?"]

[Site "National Open"]

[Date "1989.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Burtman, Sharon 2159"]

[Black "Levit, Roman 2378"]

[Result "0-1"]

[Annotator "Fritz; NM Bill Williams; Levit"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. g3 c5 4. Nf3 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Qc7 6. Qa4 Nc6 7. Nb5

Qb8 8. Bg2 Bb4+ 9. N1c3 a6 10. Na3 b5 11. cxb5 axb5 12. Qb3 (12. Qxb5 $2

Rxa3 13. Qxb8 (13. Bxc6 Rxc3 14. Bd2 (14. Qxb8 $4 Rxc1+) 14... Qxb5 15.

Bxb5 Rc5 16. Bxd7+ Bxd7 17. Bxb4 Rc2 $19) 13... Nxb8 $19) 12... d5 13.

O-O Ba6 14. Bg5 Be7 15. Naxb5 O-O 16. a4 $16 {Levit} 16... Rc8 17. Rfd1

h6 18. Bxf6 $6 {Now black takes the upper hand. [Williams]} 18... Bxf6

19. e3 Qb6 20. Qa2 Rab8 21. a5 $2 (21. Rac1) 21... Qc5 $15 22. Bf1 $6 (

22. Rac1) 22... Bxb5 23. Nxb5 Rxb5 24. Rdc1 Qb4 25. Bxb5 Qxb5 26. Rc2

Ra8 27. Qa4 Qxa4 28. Rxa4 Rxa5 29. Rxa5 Nxa5 30. Rc8+ Kh7 31. b4 Nc4

32. b5 Kg6 33. Kf1 Kf5 34. Ke2 Ke5 35. Rc6 Bd8 36. Kd3 Kf6 37. f4 Ke7

38. Ra6 Bb6 39. e4 Kd6 40. Ra8 Bg1 41. h3 Bh2 42. exd5 exd5 0-1

[Event "?"]

[Site "Waukesha 8th Memorial"]

[Date "1989.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Moore, Tom 2385"]

[Black "Cooper, Jeff 2233"]

[Result "1-0"]

[Annotator "Moore"]

1. e4 Nc6 2. Nf3 d5 3. exd5 Qxd5 4. Nc3 Qa5 5. d4 Bg4 (5... Nf6) (5... Bf5

6. Bb5 e6 7. Ne5 Bb4 8. Bd2 Bxc3 (8... Nge7 $4 9. Nc4) 9. Bxc6+ bxc6 10.

Bxc3 Qd5) 6. Bb5 O-O-O 7. Bxc6 bxc6 8. Qd3 (8. h3 $1) 8... Bf5 9. Qe2 Bg4

10. h3 Bxf3 (10... Bh5 11. g4 Bg6 12. Ne5) 11. Qxf3 Qa6 12. Qxf7 Nf6 13.

Qe6+ Kb8 14. Be3 h5 15. Qb3+ Ka8 16. Qa4 Qxa4 17. Nxa4 e6 18. O-O Bd6

19. c4 e5 20. dxe5 Bxe5 21. Rad1 Rde8 22. b3 Re7 23. Bc5 Re6 24. f4 Bd6

25. Bxd6 cxd6 26. f5 Re2 27. Rfe1 Rhe8 28. Rxe2 Rxe2 29. Rxd6 Kb7 30.

Re6 Rxa2 31. Re7+ Kc8 (31... Ka6 $2 32. Nc5+ Kb6 33. b4 $18) 32. Rxa7 Ne4 $2

33. Nb6+ 1-0

[Event "?"]

[Site "Waukesha 8th Memorial"]

[Date "1989.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Ljaschenko, George 2121"]

[Black "Moore, Tom 2385"]

[Result "0-1"]

[Annotator "Moore"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. O-O O-O 5. d3 d6 6. e4 c5 7. Nh4 {

probably premature} 7... Nc6 8. c3 Rb8 9. f4 Bd7 10. Nd2 b5 11. Qe2 (

11. Qc2 $5) 11... b4 12. Ndf3 bxc3 13. bxc3 Qa5 14. Bd2 Rb2 15. c4 {

opening the a1/h8 diagonal is a recipe for disaster} 15... Qa4 16. a3

Ng4 17. h3 Nd4 18. Qd1 (18. Nxd4 Bxd4+ 19. Kh1 Ne3 20. Rfb1 Rfb8 21.

Rxb2 Rxb2 $19) 18... Qxd1 19. Raxd1 $2 (19. Rfxd1 Ne2+ 20. Kf1 Nxg3+ 21.

Kg1 Rxd2 22. Rxd2 Bxa1 23. hxg4 Bxg4 $19) 19... Ne2+ 20. Kh1 Nxg3+ 21.

Kg1 Nxf1 22. Rxf1 Nf6 23. f5 Nh5 24. fxg6 fxg6 25. Bg5 Nf4 26. Bxe7 Rf7

27. Bxd6 Nxg2 28. Nxg2 Bxh3 29. Nge1 Bd4+ {time: white=28" black=29"}

0-1

[Event "?"]

[Site "Green Bay Open; brilliancy prize game"]

[Date "1989.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Hoffman, Guy 1993"]

[Black "Millette, Rob 1522"]

[Result "0-1"]

[Annotator "Bill Williams"]

1. e4 Nc6 2. d4 d5 3. e5 Bf5 4. Nf3 (4. f4) 4... Qd7 5. Bb5 a6 6. Ba4 e6

7. O-O h5 8. Nh4 Nh6 9. Bg5 Be7 10. Bxh6 Bxh4 11. Bxg7 Rh7 12. Bf6 Bxf6

13. exf6 O-O-O 14. c3 Rg8 15. Kh1 Qd8 16. Bxc6 bxc6 17. Qa4 Kd7 18.

Qxa6 (18. Nd2 Qxf6 19. Nb3 (19. Nf3 Be4 20. Ne5+ Qxe5 21. dxe5 Bxg2+ 22.

Kg1 Bf3+ 23. Qg4 Rxg4#)) 18... Qxf6 19. Rg1 Be4 20. Qe2 (20. Nd2) 20...

Rxg2 21. Nd2 (21. Rxg2 Rg7 22. Qxe4 dxe4 23. Rxg7 Qxg7 $17) 21... Rxh2+

22. Kxh2 Qh4# 0-1

[Event "?"]

[Site "1989 Arpad Elo Open"]

[Date "1989.??.??"]

[Round "5"]

[White "Webster, Peter 2228"]

[Black "Levit, Roman 2378"]

[Result "0-1"]

[Annotator "Webster; Fritz"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. f3 d5 3. e4 dxe4 4. Nc3 exf3 5. Nxf3 Bg4 6. h3 Bh5 7. g4

Bg6 8. Bg2 e6 9. Ne5 c6 10. h4 Bb4 11. h5 $6 {Sawyer} 11... Be4 $1 $15 {

Lane; "Blackmar-Diemer Gambit" page 49} 12. Bxe4 Nxe4 13. Qf3 {Will my

opponent try 13..Qd4?} 13... Nf6 {I was prepared for the book 13...Nd6.

I've always believedthe text move was no good. I don't find a way to

prove it.} (13... Qxd4 14. Qxf7+ Kd8 15. Rh3 Nxc3 16. Bg5+ Kc8 17. Qxe6+

Nd7 18. Rd3 Qg1+ 19. Kd2 Qf2+ 20. Kc1 Qe1+ 21. Rd1 Qxd1# {Fritz}) 14.

Be3 Qd5 15. O-O Qxf3 16. Rxf3 Nbd7 17. Nxf7 O-O $1 $17 {Of course! Now

white gets no lead in development.} 18. Ng5 Nxg4 19. Rg3 Nxe3 20. Rxe3

e5 $1 {White struggles on with no real hope.} 21. Ne2 Rf5 22. Rg3 Re8

23. c3 Bd6 24. Ne4 Bc7 25. h6 g6 26. Rg4 exd4 27. cxd4 Nf6 28. Nxf6+

Rxf6 29. Rf1 $2 Rfe6 $2 (29... Bh2+ $3 $19 {Fritz}) 30. Nc3 Rd8 31. Kg2

Bb6 32. Rd1 Red6 33. Ne2 c5 34. Rd3 cxd4 35. Ng3 Rc6 36. Re4 Rc2+ 37.

Kh3 Bc5 $1 38. b4 Bf8 $1 {Deny the opponent any counterchances! After

38...Bb4 Black is also 2 pawns up, but his position is less secure.}

39. Rexd4 Rxd4 40. Rxd4 Rc7 $1 41. Ne4 Bxh6 42. Nf6+ Kf7 0-1

[Event "?"]

[Site "Bloomington"]

[Date "1992.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Levit, Roman"]

[Black "Satterllee, Ray"]

[Result "1-0"]

[Annotator "Levit; Fritz"]

1. Nf3 Nf6 2. d4 g6 3. c4 Bg7 4. Nc3 O-O 5. e4 d6 6. Be2 Nbd7 7. O-O (

7. e5 $2 dxe5 8. dxe5 Ng4 9. e6 fxe6 10. Ng5 Nxf2) 7... c6 $2 8. e5 dxe5

9. dxe5 Ng4 10. e6 Nde5 11. Nxe5 Nxe5 12. f4 Qb6+ 13. Kh1 Rd8 14. Qc2

Bxe6 15. fxe5 Bxe5 16. Qe4 (16. Bf4 $2 Bxf4 17. Rxf4 Qe3) 16... Bg7 17.

Qf3 (17. Qh4 Rd7 (17... Bf6 18. Rxf6 exf6 19. Ne4 $16)) 17... Bf5 18. g4

Be6 19. Rb1 Bxg4 20. Qxg4 Bxc3 21. c5 Qb4 22. Bc4 Rd5 (22... Bd4 23.

Bxf7+ Kg7 24. Qh4 Qxc5 25. Bg5 Be5 26. Bh6+ (26. Qh6+ $6 Kh8 27. Bxg6 $2

Qd5+) 26... Kh8 27. Bxg6 Qd5+ 28. Be4 $18 {Fritz}) 23. a3 Qxc5 24. bxc3

1-0

[Event "?"]

[Site "Bloomington"]

[Date "1992.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Levit, Roman"]

[Black "Gurevich, Dmitry GM"]

[Result "0-1"]

[Annotator "Levit"]

[SetUp "1"]

[FEN "r2qr1k1/5p1p/p3p1pB/1pbbP3/P3B3/2P5/4QPPP/R3R1K1 w - - 0 21"]

% +--------+

% |r+-qr+k+|

% |+-+-+p+p|

% |p+-+p+pB|

% |+pbbP-+-|

% |P+-+B+-+|

% |+-P-+-+-|

% |-+-+QPPP|

% |R-+-R-K-|

% +--------+

21. Rad1 Qh4 22. Bxd5 exd5 23. Rxd5 Rac8 (23... Bxf2+ 24. Qxf2 Qxh6 25.

Rd7 $16) (23... Qxh6 24. Rxc5 bxa4 25. Ra5 Qf4 26. c4) 24. Qd2 Rcd8 25. g3

Rxd5 26. Qxd5 Bxf2+ 27. Kxf2 $2 $136 (27. Kg2 Qxh6 28. e6 $10 fxe6 (

28... f6 $2 29. e7+ Kh8 30. Qf7 $18) 29. Rxe6 Rxe6 30. Qxe6+ $10) 27...

Qxh2+ 28. Kf3 Qxh6 29. e6 (29. axb5 axb5 30. Qxb5 Re6 {/\ Qh3,

h7-h5-h4-/+}) 29... Rxe6 30. Rxe6 Qh1+ 0-1

[Event "?"]

[Site "Dearborn US Open"]

[Date "1992.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Levit, Roman"]

[Black "Rea, Andrew"]

[Result "0-1"]

[Annotator "Fritz"]

[SetUp "1"]

[FEN "r1b2r1k/pp4qp/2pR1N2/4P3/2P5/1P2pP2/P1Q4p/R6K b - - 0 1"]

% +--------+

% |r+b+-r-k|

% |pp+-+-qp|

% |-+pR-N-+|

% |+-+-P-+-|

% |-+P+-+-+|

% |+P+-pP+-|

% |P+Q+-+-p|

% |R-+-+-+K|

% +--------+

1... Bh3 2. Rad1 $4 (2. Qxh2 $16) 2... Rg8 $1 (2... Rg8 3. Nxg8 Rxg8 $19)

0-1

[Event "?"]

[Site "Chicago"]

[Date "1992.??.??"]

[Round "1"]

[White "Levit, Roman"]

[Black "Ivanov, Igor"]

[Result "0-1"]

[Annotator "Levit; Fritz"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 d6 5. Nf3 O-O 6. Be2 e5 7. O-O Nc6

8. d5 Ne7 9. Ne1 Nd7 10. Nd3 f5 11. Bd2 Nf6 12. f3 f4 13. Rc1 g5 14. g4

h5 15. h3 Ng6 16. Be1 Rf7 (16... Nh4 17. Bxh4 gxh4 18. Nf2 {white has a

strong position}) 17. c5 Bf8 18. Nb5 Rh7 19. Kg2 $6 {Now c5 will prove to

be a weak point.} (19. cxd6) 19... a6 20. Na3 dxc5 21. Nxc5 hxg4 22. hxg4

Bxc5 23. Rxc5 Qf8 24. Bf2 $7

% +--------+

% |r+b+-qk+|

% |+pp-+-+r|

% |p+-+-nn+|

% |+-RPp-p-|

% |-+-+PpP+|

% |N-+-+P+-|

% |PP-+BBK+|

% |+-+Q+R+-|

% +--------+

24... Bxg4 $3

% +--------+

% |r+-+-qk+|

% |+pp-+-+r|

% |p+-+-nn+|

% |+-RPp-p-|

% |-+-+Ppb+|

% |N-+-+P+-|

% |PP-+BBK+|

% |+-+Q+R+-|

% +--------+

(24... Nh4+ 25. Bxh4 Qxc5 26. Bxg5 $17) 25. Rh1 (25. fxg4 f3+ 26. Bxf3

Nf4+ 27. Kg1 Nh3+ (27... Qh6 {is also strong} 28. Bg3 Nxg4 29. Qd2 Nh3+

30. Kg2 Nhf2 31. Kg1 Nh3+ $10 {Fritz}) 28. Kg2 Nxf2 29. Rxf2 (29. Qc2 $16 {

Fritz}) 29... Qxc5 $19) 25... Nh4+ 26. Rxh4 gxh4 27. fxg4 h3+ 28. Kh2 (

28. Kh1 Nxe4 29. Qg1 h2 30. Qg2 Nxc5 $19) 28... f3 29. Qg1 (29. Bxf3

Nxg4+ 30. Kg1 h2+ 31. Kg2 Nxf2 32. Kxf2 Qxc5+ 33. Ke2 h1=Q $19 {Fritz})

29... Nxe4 30. Bd3 Qf4+ 31. Kh1 Nxc5 32. Bxh7+ $6 Kxh7 33. Bxc5 Rg8

34. Qb1+ e4 35. Nc4 Rxg4 36. Ne3 f2 0-1

[Event "?"]

[Site "Los Angeles"]

[Date "1992.??.??"]

[Round "5"]

[White "Levit, Roman"]

[Black "Ibragimov, Ildar"]

[Result "1-0"]

[Annotator "Levit"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 e6 5. Bxc4 c5 6. O-O a6 7. a4 Nc6

8. Qe2 cxd4 9. Rd1 Be7 10. exd4 O-O 11. Nc3 Nd5 12. Bd2 (12. Bd3) 12...

Ncb4 13. Rac1 b6 14. Ne5 Bb7 15. Nxd5 Nxd5 16. Bd3 Bf6 17. Ng4 $6 Bg5 $1

18. Be4 {f4 is a weak point} 18... Bxd2 19. Qxd2 f5 $6 {This is risky

because it leaves e5 weak.} 20. Bxd5 Bxd5 21. Ne5 Bb3 22. Re1 Bxa4 23.

Qb4 Bb5 24. Qb3 Qd6 25. Nf3 Rfe8 26. Re5 Kh8 27. Rce1 Rac8 (27... Bd7)

28. Ng5 Qxd4 29. Rxe6 h6 $2

% +--------+

% |-+r+r+-k|

% |+-+-+-p-|

% |pp-+R+-p|

% |+b+-+pN-|

% |-+-q-+-+|

% |+Q+-+-+-|

% |-P-+-PPP|

% |+-+-R-K-|

% +--------+

(29... Qf6 30. Qe3 Rxe6 31. Nxe6 (31. Qxe6 Qxe6 32. Nxe6 Re8 33. Re3 Bc4 $19 {

Fritz}) 31... Re8 $19) 30. Qxb5 $1 Rf8 (30... Rxe6 31. Nxe6 $18) 31. Nf3

1-0

[Event "?"]

[Site "Milwaukee 39th North Central open"]

[Date "1992.??.??"]

[Round "7"]

[White "Williams, Bill"]

[Black "Chow, Albert"]

[Result "0-1"]

[Annotator "Williams"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. O-O Bg7 5. Re1 Nf6 6. c3 O-O 7. d4

cxd4 (7... d5 $1 {Reich}) 8. cxd4 d5 9. e5 Ne4 10. Nc3 Nxc3 11. bxc3 Bd7

12. Rb1 a6 13. Bd3 Na5 14. Ba3 Re8 $6 15. Ng5 e6 (15... h6 16. Nxf7 Kxf7

17. Qf3+ Kg8 18. Qxd5+ e6 19. Qe4 Bb5 20. Rxb5 axb5 21. Qxg6 Re7 $7

22. Re3 Qd5 23. Qh7+ Kf8 24. Bxe7+ Kxe7 25. Qxg7+ Kd8 26. Qf8+ Kc7 27.

Qxa8 $18) 16. Qg4 Bb5 17. Bc2 Rc8 18. Bb4 Nc6 19. Bd6 Nxd4 20. Nxf7 Kxf7

21. Qxd4 Kg8 (21... Rc4) 22. a4 Bc6 (22... Rc4 23. Qd1 Bc6 24. Bb3 Rxc3 $2

25. Bb4) (22... Qxd6 23. exd6 Bxd4 24. cxd4 Bc6 25. Rxb7 Bxb7 26. d7 Kf7

27. Bd3 Rf8 28. dxc8=Q Rxc8 $14) 23. Qg4 Bf8 24. Bxf8 Kxf8 25. h4 Kg7

26. h5 g5 27. h6+ Kh8 28. f4 Rg8 29. f5 exf5 30. Bxf5 Rc7 31. Qd4 Rf8

32. Bd7 $2 (32. Rf1 Be8 $6 (32... Rcf7 33. g4 Qe7 34. Rf3 Kg8 35. Rbf1 b5

36. e6 Rf6 37. Bxh7+ Qxh7 38. Rxf6 Rxf6 39. Qxf6) 33. Bd7 Qe7 (33... Rxd7

34. e6+ Kg8 35. exd7 Rxf1+ 36. Rxf1 Qxd7 37. Qh8+ Kxh8 38. Rf8#) 34. e6+

Kg8 35. Rxf8+ Qxf8 36. Rf1 Qe7 37. Rf7 Qc5 38. Bxe8 $18) 32... Rf4 33.

e6+ Rxd4 34. e7 Qxd7 (34... Qxd7 35. e8=R+ Qxe8 36. Rxe8+ Bxe8 37. cxd4 $19)

0-1

[Event "?"]

[Site "Las Vegas Holiday Open"]

[Date "1992.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Levit, Roman 2355"]

[Black "Filatov, Leonid 2310"]

[Result "1-0"]

[Annotator "Levit"]

1. d4 e6 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. c4 d5 4. Nc3 c6 5. e3 Nbd7 6. Bd3 dxc4 7. Bxc4

a6 8. e4 b5 9. Bd3 c5 10. d5 c4 11. Bc2 exd5 (11... e5 12. O-O Bd6 13.

Ne2 O-O 14. b3 Nb6) 12. e5 Ng4 13. O-O Bc5 (13... Nb6) 14. Bg5 Qb6 15.

Nxd5 Bxf2+ 16. Kh1 Qc5 (16... Qa7 17. h3 Ngxe5 18. Nxe5 Nxe5 19. Rxf2 $16)

17. Be7 Qa7 18. Bd6 Bc5 19. Nc7+ Kd8 20. Ng5 Nh6

% +--------+

% |r+bk-+-r|

% |q-Nn+ppp|

% |p+-B-+-n|

% |+pb-P-N-|

% |-+p+-+-+|

% |+-+-+-+-|

% |PPB+-+PP|

% |R-+Q+R+K|

% +--------+

(20... Nf2+ 21. Rxf2 Bxf2 $4 22. Nxf7# {Fritz}) 21. Nge6+ fxe6 22. Nxe6+

Ke8 23. Qh5+ g6 24. Qxg6+ hxg6 25. Bxg6+ 1-0

[Event "?"]

[Site "Las Vegas Holiday Open"]

[Date "1992.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Belby, Matt 2375"]

[Black "Levit, Roman 2355"]

[Result "0-1"]

[Annotator "Levit; Fritz"]

1. Nf3 d5 2. c4 c6 3. d4 Nf6 4. Nc3 g6 5. Bg5 Ne4 6. Bh4 Nxc3 7. bxc3

dxc4 8. e3 b5 9. Be2 Bg7 10. O-O O-O 11. a4 Nd7 12. Rb1 (12. d5 Nb6 13.

dxc6 Nxa4 14. Qxd8 Rxd8 15. Bxe7 Nxc3 $17 (15... Re8 $17)) 12... a6 13. d5

Nb6 14. Nd4 Nxa4 15. Nxc6 Nxc3 16. Nxe7+ Kh8 (16... Qxe7 17. Bxe7 Nxd1

18. Rfxd1 $15) 17. Qc2 Nxe2+ 18. Qxe2 g5 19. Bxg5 f6 20. d6 (20. Nxc8

fxg5 $19) 20... fxg5 21. Rbd1 Rf6 (21... Ra7 $6 22. Qh5 Rd7 (22... Rxe7

23. dxe7 Qxe7 $19 {Fritz}) 23. Ng6+ Kg8 24. Ne7+ Kh8 $10) 22. Qh5 Bf5 (

22... Rxd6 23. Rxd6 Qxd6 $2 (23... Qxe7 $19) 24. Qe8+ Bf8 25. Qxf8#) 23.

Nxf5 Rxf5 24. e4 Re5 25. d7 Re7 26. Rd5 Rxd7 27. Rxg5 c3 28. Qg4 c2

29. Rh5 Rd1 30. Rxh7+ Kxh7 31. Qh3+ Kg8 32. Qb3+ Kf8 0-1

[Event "?"]

[Site "Dubuque"]

[Date "1991.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Sharp, Dale 2172"]

[Black "Harger, Daniel 2289"]

[Result "1-0"]

[Annotator "Sharp; Fritz"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. e5 Nfd7 6. h4 Bxg5 7. hxg5

Qxg5 8. Nh3 Qe7 9. Qg4 f5 10. Qg3 Nc6 11. O-O-O Nf8 12. Nf4 b6 (12... g6)

13. Be2 g6 14. Ncxd5 Qg7 (14... exd5 15. Nxd5 Qf7 16. Bc4 Ne6 (16... Be6

17. Nf6+ Ke7 18. Qa3+ Kd8 19. d5 $18) 17. Nf6+ Kf8 18. d5 Ned4 19. c3

Na5 20. Rxd4 $18) 15. Nf6+ Kf7 16. Qc3 (16. Qc3 Ne7 (16... Bb7 17. Bf3 $18)

17. Bb5 (17. Bf3 Rb8 18. Qxc7 g5 19. N4h5 Qh6 20. Ng3 Qg7 21. Qxb8 $18 {

Fritz}) 17... Bb7 18. Qxc7 $18 {Sharp}) 1-0

[Event "?"]

[Site "Ohio"]

[Date "1993.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Levit, Roman2382"]

[Black "Men, Boris 2548"]

[Result "1-0"]

[Annotator "Levit; Fritz"]

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e5 3. dxe5 d4 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. g3 Nge7 6. Bg2 Ng6 7. Bg5

Qd7 (7... Be7 8. Bxe7 Qxe7 9. O-O (9. Nxd4 $2 Qb4+ {Levit} 10. Nc3 Ncxe5

11. Qb3 Qxc4 12. Qxc4 Nxc4 13. Ncb5 $16 {Fritz})) 8. O-O Ngxe5 9. Qa4

Nxf3+ 10. exf3 f6 11. Re1+ Be7 12. Bd2 O-O 13. f4 f5 (13... Qd6 14. b4 (

14. Na3 $36) 14... Nxb4 15. Rxe7 Qxe7 16. Qxb4 c5 $36) 14. b4 Bf6 15. b5

Nd8 16. Bb4 Re8 17. Nd2 c6 18. Nb3 Rxe1+ 19. Rxe1 cxb5 20. cxb5 Qf7 (

20... a6 21. Nc5 Qxb5 22. Qb3+ Kh8 23. a4 $16) 21. b6 Bd7

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(21... Nc6 22. Bxc6 bxc6 23. Nc5 $16) 22. Qxa7 Rc8 23. Bxb7 Rc4 24. Qa8

Be6 25. Rxe6 Qxb7 26. Rxf6 gxf6 27. Qxd8+ Kf7 28. Qf8+ Ke6 29. Qe8+ (

29. Qe8+ Kd5 30. Qg8+ Kc6 (30... Ke4 31. Nd2+ Kd3 32. Qxc4#) 31. Qxc4+

Kd7 32. Nc5+ Ke8 33. Nxb7 Kd7 34. Qc7+ Ke6 35. Nd8+ Kd5 36. Qc6# {Fritz})

1-0

[Event "?"]

[Site "Ohio"]

[Date "1993.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Wright, William 2110"]

[Black "Levit, Roman 2382"]

[Result "0-1"]

[Annotator "Levit"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Qc2 Bb7 6. a3 Bxc3+ 7. Qxc3

Ne4 8. Qc2 O-O 9. e3 f5 10. Be2 (10. Bd3) 10... d6 11. O-O Nd7 12. b4 {

White should first play to close the long diagonal a8-h1.} 12... Rf6

13. Bb2 Rg6 14. Kh1 Ndf6 15. Rad1 Ng4 16. Kg1 Ng5 17. Nxg5 Qxg5 18. g3

Be4 {anticipating d5} 19. Bd3 Bf3 20. Be2

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(20. h4

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20... Qxh4 21. gxh4 Nxe3+ 22. Kh2 Rg2+ 23. Kh1 Ng4 24. Be4 Rh2+ 25. Kg1

Rh1#) 20... Qh4 0-1

[Event "?"]

[Site "Fond du Lac 26th Northeastern"]

[Date "1990.??.??"]

[Round "1"]

[White "Levit, Roman 2372"]

[Black "Wedge, Harvey 1888"]

[Result "1-0"]

[Annotator "NM Peter Webster; Fritz"]

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. exd5 cxd5 4. c4 Nf6 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nf3 Be7 7. Bd3

O-O 8. O-O Nc6 9. a3 a5 {I don't pretend to be an expert on the

Panov-Botvinnik, but Black seems to have a reasonable game here. White

now plays to get a queenside passer in the ending.} 10. c5 b6 11. cxb6

Qxb6 12. Na4 Qa7 13. Re1 Ba6 14. Bc2 Rfc8 15. Bf4 Nh5 16. Bg5 Bxg5 17.

Nxg5 Nf6 18. Nf3 Rc7 19. Qd2 Rac8 {White has pressure against the weak

a-pawn, and his isolated d-pawn holds back Black's e-pawn. Black has

control of the only open file,but each time he exchanges on it the

dangerous ending draws nearer.} 20. Rac1 Ne7 $5 {This is not such a bad

move, but the sequel shows that Black doesn't know what is good about

it.} 21. Qxa5 $5 Rxc2 $4 (21... Ne4 $1 22. Nc3 $1 (22. Red1 h6 {/\ Rc2}

23. Nb6 {Fritz} 23... Rxc2 24. Nxc8 Rxc8 25. Rxc8+ Nxc8 26. Rc1 Qb7) (

22. Nb6 {? Webster} 22... Rb8 {+- Webster} 23. Bxe4 $1 {Fritz} 23...

dxe4 (23... Rxc1 24. Rxc1 dxe4 $2 (24... Rxb6 25. Bd3 $18) 25. Nc8 Qd7 $7

26. Nxe7+ Qxe7 27. Qxa6 exf3 28. Rc8+ Rxc8 29. Qxc8+ Qf8 30. Qxf8+ Kxf8 $18)

24. Rxc7 Qxc7 25. Qxa6 exf3) (22. Qb6 Qxb6 23. Nxb6 Rxc2 24. Nxc8 Rxc8

25. Rxc8+ Nxc8) 22... Nxc3 (22... Nd6 $5) 23. bxc3 Rc4 24. Ne5 $14 {Fritz})

22. Rxc2 (22. Rxc2 Rxc2 23. Qd8+ Ne8 24. Qxe8#) 1-0

[Event "?"]

[Site "Milwaukee Western Open"]

[Date "1989.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Penkalski, David"]

[Black "Burnett, Ronald 2459"]

[Result "1/2-1/2"]

[Annotator "Penkalski"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. f4 g6 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. Bc4 e6 6. e5 d5 7. exd6 Qxd6

8. Ne4 Qxf4 $6 9. d3 Qc7 10. O-O Nd8 11. d4 cxd4 12. Nxd4 f5 $2 (12...

Ne7) 13. Nb5 Qb6+ 14. Kh1 Nf7 (14... fxe4 15. Bg5 Nf7 16. Rxf7 Kxf7 17.

Nd6+ Kf8 18. Qf1+ $18) 15. Ned6+ (15. Bf4 {E.Allen} 15... fxe4 16. Bc7

Qc6 17. Rxf7 Kxf7 18. Qd8 Bf6 19. Nd6+ Kg7 20. Ne8+ Kh6 21. Nxf6 $40)

15... Nxd6 16. Nxd6+ Ke7 17. Bf4 Nf6 (17... e5 $2 18. Qd5 exf4 19. Rae1+

Kd8 20. Nxc8+ Kxc8 21. Re8+ Kc7 22. Qf7+ Kc6 23. Re6+ $18) 18. Qe2 Rd8

19. Rad1 Ne8 20. Nxc8+ Raxc8 21. Rxd8 Rxd8 22. Re1 Nf6 23. Qxe6+ Qxe6

24. Rxe6+ Kd7 25. Be5 (25. Rd6+ Ke7 26. Rxd8 Kxd8 $14) 25... Ne8 26. Kg1

Bxe5 27. Rxe5 Nf6 28. h3 1/2-1/2

[Event "?"]

[Site "Milwaukee Fred Cramer Mem. 34th Western OP"]

[Date "1990.??.??"]

[Round "4"]

[White "Levit, Roman 2290"]

[Black "Gratz, Glenn 2161"]

[Result "0-1"]

[Annotator "Reich"]

1. Nf3 c5 2. c3 d5 3. d4 Nc6 4. dxc5 a5 5. Bf4 f6 6. Nd4 e5 7. Nxc6

bxc6 8. Be3 f5 9. g3 g5 10. f4 gxf4 11. gxf4 Qh4+ 12. Kd2 Bh6 13. Qe1

Qe7 14. fxe5 Bxe3+ 15. Kxe3 Qg5+ 16. Kd3 f4 17. Qf2 Nh6 18. Kd2 Ng4

19. Qg1 {Steinitz said the king is a strong piece but...} 19... f3+

20. e3 Qxe5 21. Na3 Rb8 22. Rb1 Bf5 23. Bd3 Bxd3 24. Kxd3 Qe4+ 25. Kd2

Rf8 26. Nc2 Ne5 27. Qg3 Rb7 28. Qf2 Rg8 29. Rhg1 Rg2 30. Rxg2 fxg2 31.

Qg3 Qd3+ 32. Kc1 Qf1+ 33. Ne1 g1=Q {Levit's worst game?} 0-1

[Event "?"]

[Site "Milwaukee Fred Cramer Mem. Western OP"]

[Date "1990.??.??"]

[Round "3"]

[White "Lindsay, Fred 2390"]

[Black "Levit, Roman 2290"]

[Result "1-0"]

[Annotator "IM Steve Odendahl"]

1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 Bb4 3. e4 Ne7 $6 (3... c5) 4. Nf3 d5 $2 {White gets the

two bishops and a clear advantage after this.} 5. exd5 exd5 6. Qb3 $1

Bxc3 7. dxc3 O-O 8. Bg5 f6 {It is to early to call this the losing move,

but Lindsay's play is impeccable for the remainder of the game, and I

see no improvements for Black. The text weakens black's kin nd allows

White to develop with tempo.} (8... dxc4 9. Bxc4 Nbc6 {/\ Na5}) 9. Bf4

Ng6 10. Be3 dxc4 11. Bxc4+ Kh8 12. O-O Qe7 13. Rfe1 Ne5 14. Nxe5 fxe5

15. Rad1 Nc6 16. Bd5 Qf6 17. Bc5 Re8 18. Rd3 $1 b6 19. Rf3 Qh6 20. Qa4

Bd7 21. Rf7 Be6 22. Be3 Qg6 23. Bxe6 Rxe6 24. Rxc7 Rd8 25. h3 Red6 26.

Kh2 h6 27. Qb5 R8d7 28. Rxd7 Rxd7 29. Qe2 Qd6 30. Qg4 b5 31. a4 a6 32.

axb5 axb5 33. Ra1 Rd8 34. Ra6 Qd5 35. Qg6 Rd6 36. Ra8+ Nd8 37. Qe8+ Kh7

38. Rb8 Rg6 39. g3 Rd6 40. Rxb5 Qf3 41. Qxe5 Rf6 42. Rb4 Qd1 43. Rf4

Re6 44. Qf5+ g6 45. Qc5 Re8 46. Qc7+ Kg8 47. Qc4+ 1-0

[Event "?"]

[Site "Milwaukee 34th Fred Cramer Mem. Western OP"]

[Date "1990.??.??"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Levit, Roman 2290"]

[Black "Olk, Bill 2047"]

[Result "1-0"]

[Annotator "Olk, with post"]

1. d4 d6 2. e4 Nf6 3. f3 e5 4. dxe5 dxe5 5. Qxd8+ Kxd8 6. Bc4 Ke8 7.

Be3 Nbd7 $10 {Korchnoi, in Informant 47} 8. Nc3 c6 9. a4 a5 10. Nge2

Bc5 $1 11. Bd2 {preserving his good bishop} 11... Ke7 {Black will spend

too much time to connect rooks and tuck the king away. I could have just

left the king in the center and maneuverd with ...Nf8, ...Ne6, and

...Nd4, typical in the Old Indian.} 12. Nc1 $1 Re8 13. Nd3 Bd6 $2 {My

plan was to place the pieces to prepare for a White f4. but this plan

applies in closed Old Indian positions and not here as f4 would not be

good for Levit.} (13... Bb6) 14. Be3 $1 Kf8 (14... Nf8) 15. Ke2 Kg8 16.

Rhd1 Bf8 (16... Nf8 {The bishop had a future on c7. Blak is in trouble

due not to his opening but to bad middle game planning!}) 17. g4 g6 18.

Nb1 b6 {Black might try activity with ...Rb8 and ...b5, but the

queenside pawns would be weak.} 19. Nd2 Bg7 20. c3 Bb7 21. b4 axb4 22.

cxb4 Rac8 $6 23. Bb3 c5 24. b5 Red8 25. Nc4 Bf8 $2 {It's easy to blunder

when one is being outplayed positionally.} (25... Ne8 $14 {Fritz}) 26.

Ndxe5 Nxe5 27. Nxe5 Rxd1 28. Rxd1 Rc7 29. Bxf7+ (29. g5 $1 {is even

stronge, saving a pawn compared to the game line; Fritz} 29... Nh5 30.

Bxf7+ Rxf7 31. Nxf7 $18) 29... Rxf7 30. Nxf7 Kxf7 31. g5 Nxe4 32. fxe4

Bxe4 33. Rd7+ Ke6 34. Rxh7 1-0

[Event "?"]

[Site "Racine Open"]

[Date "1990.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Knutson, Greg 2143"]

[Black "Peel, Arthur 1899"]

[Result "1/2-1/2"]

[Annotator "Fritz"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 d6 4. d4 cxd4 5. Nxd4 Nf6 6. Be2 e6 7. g4

Nxd4 8. Qxd4 e5 9. Qd1 h6 10. Be3 a6 11. Rg1 Be6 12. Qd2 Rc8 13. h4 Be7

14. g5 hxg5 15. hxg5 Nd7 16. Nd5 Bxd5 17. exd5 Nc5 18. f3 Qd7 19. O-O-O

Qa4 20. Kb1 Bd8 21. Rh1 Rxh1 22. Rxh1 Ba5 23. c3 Ke7 24. g6

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24... Ne4 25. Qc2 Qxc2+ 26. Kxc2 Nxc3 27. bxc3 Rxc3+ 28. Kd1 Rxe3 29.

Rh8 fxg6 30. Rb8 b5 31. Ra8 Ra3 32. Rxa6 Rxa2 33. Bxb5 Ra3 (33... Rd2+

34. Kc1 $17) 34. Kc2 Bb4 35. Rxa3 Bxa3 36. Kd3 Bc5 37. Ke4 Kf6 38. Bd7

1/2-1/2

[Event "?"]

[Site "Racine Open"]

[Date "1990.??.??"]

[Round "2"]

[White "Levit, Roman 2308"]

[Black "Meyers, John 1566"]

[Result "0-1"]

[Annotator "Fritz; Reich"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. f3 a6 6. c4 e6 7. Nc3 Be7

8. Be3 O-O 9. Qd2 Bd7 10. Be2 Nc6 11. O-O Rc8 12. Rac1 d5 13. cxd5 exd5

14. Nxd5 Nxd5 15. exd5 Nb4 16. Bc4 Be8 17. Nf5 $16 Bc5 $2 {a winning

blunder} 18. Qd4 $4 {confusing the move order!} (18. Bxc5 Rxc5 19. Qd4 $18)

18... Bxd4 0-1

[Event "?"]

[Site "Stevens Point"]

[Date "1990.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Nietman, Mike"]

[Black "Moore, Tom"]

[Result "0-1"]

[Annotator "Moore"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 c5 3. e3 g6 4. g3 Bg7 5. Bg2 Qa5+ 6. Nbd2 cxd4 7. Nxd4

e5 8. N4f3 e4 9. Nd4 d5 10. Qe2 a6 11. h3 Nc6 12. Nxc6 bxc6 13. c4 O-O

14. O-O Rb8 15. Nb3 $4 Rxb3 16. axb3 (16. Bd2 Rxb2) 16... Qxa1 17. Qd2

dxc4 0-1

[Event "?"]

[Site "Minnesota North Circle Open"]

[Date "1988.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Zelkind, Eduard 2359"]

[Black "Truelson, Nels 2248"]

[Result "1-0"]

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bf4 e6 4. e3 c5 5. Be2 Nc6 6. h3 Qb6 7. Nc3 Bd7

8. O-O cxd4 9. exd4 Bb4 10. Nb5 O-O $4 11. Bc7 Qa6 12. Nd6 Qa4 13. Bb5

1-0

[Event "?"]

[Site "Chicago US Open"]

[Date "1994.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Levit, Roman 2355"]

[Black "Sheaf, M. 2085"]

[Result "1-0"]

[Annotator "Fritz"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 d5 4. Nf3 Bg7 5. cxd5 Nxd5 6. e4 Nxc3 7. bxc3

O-O 8. Be2 c5 9. Rb1 Nc6 10. d5 Ne5 11. Nxe5 Bxe5 12. Qd2 Qa5 13. Rb3

Bd7 14. f4 Bg7 15. e5 b5 16. c4 b4 17. O-O Rab8 18. Bb2 Rfd8 19. g4 f6

20. Re3 Qa6 21. Qc2 Ba4 22. Qb1 Rf8 23. e6 Qd6 24. Bd3 Be8 25. Qe1 h6

26. Qb1 g5 27. fxg5 hxg5 28. Bh7+ (28. Bh7+ Kh8 29. Rh3 f5 30. Bxf5+ Bh5

31. Rxh5+ Kg8 32. Bh7+ Kh8 33. Bg8+ Kxg8 34. Qh7#) 1-0

[Event "?"]

[Site "Madison UW Fall Open"]

[Date "1994.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Kaesberg, Paul 1960"]

[Black "Nietman, Mike 1920"]

[Result "0-1"]

[Annotator "Sharp & Nietman"]

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Bc4 e6 7. Bb3

Be7 8. g4 b5 9. g5 Nfd7 10. Bxe6 Bxg5 11. Qh5 g6 12. Qxg5 $4 (12. Bxd7+

Nxd7 13. Qxg5) 12... fxe6 13. Qxd8+ Kxd8 14. Nxe6+ Ke7 15. Nd5+ (15. Nd4 $16)

15... Kxe6 16. Nc7+ Ke5 17. Nxa8 Bb7 18. Bd2 (18. Nc7 Bxe4 19. f3 Bxf3 (

19... Bxc2 20. Kd2 Bf5 21. Re1+ $18) 20. O-O) 18... Kxe4 19. Nc7 Rc8 20.

Nxb5 (20. Ne6 Ke5) 20... axb5 21. O-O-O Kf5 22. Rhg1 Be4 23. c3 Ne5 24.

Be3 Nd3+ 25. Kd2 Nxb2 26. Rg5+ Kf6 27. Rdg1 Nc4+ 28. Ke2 Nxe3 29. Kxe3

d5 30. Kd2 Nd7 31. R5g3 Ne5 32. f3 Bf5 (32... Bxf3 33. Rf1 Ra8 34.

Rgxf3+ Nxf3+ 35. Rxf3+ Ke6) 33. f4 Nc4+ 34. Kc1 Re8 35. Kd1 Be4 36. Rg5

Ra8 0-1

[Event "?"]

[Site "Grayslake, Illinois Tim Just Winter Open"]

[Date "1991.??.??"]

[Round "?"]

[White "Knutson, Greg"]

[Black "Jones, Ellis 1950"]

[Result "1-0"]

[Annotator "Knutson; Fritz"]

1. Nf3 d6 2. d4 g6 3. e4 Nf6 4. Nc3 Bg7 5. h3 O-O 6. Be3 Nc6 7. d5 Nb8

8. Be2 c5 $2 (8... c6) 9. O-O b6 10. a4 Ba6 11. Nd2 Bxe2 12. Qxe2 Nbd7 $2 (

12... a6) 13. a5 Ne8 (13... bxa5 14. Qa6) 14. Ra2 $1 Nc7 15. Rfa1 Rb8 16.

axb6 axb6 17. Nb5 $16 f5 $5 18. Nxc7 Qxc7 19. exf5 Rxf5 20. c4 b5 21.

cxb5 $1 Qb6 (21... Rxd5 22. Ra7 Rb7 23. Ra8+ Nf8 24. Nc4 Rxb5 25. Bh6 $16)

22. Ra7 Nf8 (22... Nf6 23. g4 Rxd5 24. R1a5 $16) 23. R1a5 Rxd5 24. Qc4 e6

25. b4 Bd4 26. Ne4 $1 Rf5 (26... cxb4 27. R7a6 $5 (27. Nf6+ $1 $18 {Fritz})

27... Bxe3 28. Rxb6 Rd1+ 29. Kh2 Bxb6) (26... Bxe3 27. fxe3 Rd1+ 28. Kh2

d5 (28... cxb4 29. Nf6+ Kh8 30. Qxe6 $1 {Fritz} 30... Nd7 31. Qf7 $18)

29. Qc3 d4 30. Qxc5 dxe3 31. Nf6+ Kh8 32. Qxf8+ Rxf8 33. Rxh7#) 27. R7a6

Qd8 28. Nxd6 Rd5 29. bxc5 Bxe3 30. fxe3 Qg5 31. Qf4 Rxc5 32. Rc6 $1

Qxf4 33. exf4 Rd5 (33... Rxc6 34. bxc6 Rb1+ 35. Kh2 Rc1 $7 36. Ra6 e5 (

36... Rc5 37. Rb6) 37. Nb5 e4 (37... Ne6 38. Ra8+ Kf7 39. c7 $1 Nxc7 40.

Ra7 $18) 38. c7 e3 39. Ra8 e2 40. Re8 $18) 34. Ra7 $1 {there are mating

threats on the 7th rank} 34... Rdxb5 (34... Rd8 35. Ne4 Rxb5 (35... Nd7

36. Rxe6 Rxb5 37. Rd6 $18) 36. Nf6+ Kh8 37. Rcc7 $18) 35. Nxb5 Rxb5 36.

Rcc7 Rf5 37. Rg7+ Kh8 38. Rgf7 Kg8 39. Rxf5 exf5 40. Kf2 Ne6 41. g3 Nd8 $4

42. Ra8 1-0