Saturday, May 24, 2008
2008 Lina Grumette Memorial Day Classic, Day 1
Ninety-three players have registered so far, with entries still open for the two-day schedule. In the three-day schedule, IMs Jack Peters and Tim Taylor lead the pack, but will face stiff competition tomorrow when GM Melikset Khachiyan and IM Andranik Matikozyan join the fray. Round-by-round standings will be available throughout the tournament here.
Jeremy Stein – IM Tim Taylor
Lina Grumette Memorial Day Classic, Los Angeles, 2008
D07 QUEEN’S GAMBIT DECLINED, Chigorin Defense1.Nf3 Nc6 2.d4 d5 3.c4 Bg4 4.cxd5 Bxf3 5.gxf3 Qxd5 6.e3 e5 7.Nc3 Bb4 8.Bd2 Bxc3 9.bxc3 Nf6 10.Rg1 exd4 11.cxd4 0–0 12.Rc1 Rfe8 13.Be2 Qxa2 14.Rc5 Rad8 15.Bc3 Nd5 16.Ba1 Ncb4 17.e4 Nf4 18.Bc3 Nxe2 19.Rxg7+ Kxg7 20.Rg5+ Kh6 21.Bd2 Rxd4 22.Be3 Rxd1+ 23.Kxd1 Nc3+ 0–1