First round of May HCC Wednesday Tournament

The Houston Chess Club (HCC)  has a month long tournament on Wednesday night.  Each game takes just one night.  Each player is given 90 minutes to make the first 30 moves and then gets an additional 60 minutes each to finish the game.  All in all, it can be a 5 hour game.

This month, Stephen and I played.  The first round was the best for me in terms of the least mistakes, and I thought it would be a good chance to try out the Chess By Blog wordpress plugin.

[Event “May 2009 – HCC – Wednesday Slow Tournament”]
[Site “Houston Chess Club”]
[Date “2009.05.06”]
[Round “1”]
[White “Nathan Price (1133)”]
[Black “William P. Gibson, Jr (1807)”]
[Result “0-1”]
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 exd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Bb4 6.Nxc6 bxc6 7.Bd3 d5 8.O-O Bxc3 9.xc3 xe4 10.Qe2 O-O 11.Bc4 Bf5 12.Bg5 h6 13.aRd1 Qe7 14.g4 hxg5 15.gxf5 Qe5 16.Qe3 Qxf5 17.h3 g4 18.Kh2 Qh5 19.Be2 Qxh3+ 20.Qxh3 xh3 21.c4 c5 22.a4 fRd8 23.f3 exf3 24.Bxf3 aRb8 25.a5 Rd4 26.Rb1 Rb4 27.c3 Rxb1 28.Rxb1 Rxc4 29.Rb8+ Kh7 30.Rb3 Ra4 31.Rb7 Rxa5 32.Rxc7 Kg6 33.Kxh3 Nh7 34.Be4+ f5 35.Rc6+ Kg5 36.Bc2 Nf6 37.Rc7 g6 38.Rg7 Ra3 39.Bd1 Rxc3+ 40.Kg2 Ra3 41.Rc7 Ne4 42.Bf3 Kf4 43.Re7 Rxf3 44.Rxa7 Rf2+ 45.Kg1 c4 46.Rc7 c3 47.Rc6 g5 48.Rc4 Kg3 49.Ra4 Rd2 50.Ra1 c2 51.Rc1 Rd1 52.Rxd1 xd1# 0-1

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