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1998 Dave Trujillo Memorial Open, October 17-18, 1998

(Directed by Norm Harvey)

Barrios, Estlick, and Gross emerge from the crowd to tie

This tournament is the first in Nevada of a series of events held annually in Alamosa, Colorado from 1990 to 1995. David Trujillo was a sharp player who took to the game, going 0-4 in his first event and 4-0 in his second event. He played at the 1989 National Open and did quite well. This editor met him there and later heard he died in a tragic auto accident. In 1990, Norm Harvey undertook to organize the first four tournaments and after 1993, two more were organized. This past summer, with a vacant October looming, Norm undertook to hold this event here in Nevada, probably to become an annual event here.

2 M,3 X and 10 class players entered the lists, including newcomers Mike Cassidy, Laurence Estlick, on holiday from Michigan,and some guy named Balles. Round one began with two upset draws with John Trivett (1906) going nuts with Harvey Bradlow (2262), and Chad Badgett (1667) outplaying and then getting outplayed by Alex Herrera (2013).

Round two featured draws on three of the four top board, Glenn Bidari (1993) crushing an out-of-form Bradlow, who promptly withdrew. Also, Balles took the time to use a few choice words to exit in a fit.

In round three, with rating differences meaning little, there was four draws on five boards with Mike Cassidy (1255) beating Francisco Vela (1587) and Glenn Bidari leading with 2.5/3, ahead of 5 others with 2/3. At this point, 10 of 19 games played were draws, most of them hard fought. And several 1/2 point byes made the tournament plod along.

Ah, but in the fourth round, Ron Gross (2259) refuted John Brown's (2026) sacrifice and Jorge Barrios (2160) ground Bidari in a well played ending to take the lead with 3/4, followed by Estlick, Bidari, Jose Ramirez (1792), and Badgett with 2.5/4. We were looking at a possible logjam for first prize!

In round five, Gross and Barrios drew a long game. Estlick pushed his central pawn majority into Ramirez's position to win. Badgett appeared to blunder in time pressure and lost to Brown. Herrera, the king of long draws won from Glen Buckendorf (1800) with a surprising horse move. And the king of short draws, Trivett was forced to play chess and won a messy game from Cassidy, who spent only 20 minutes on the game compared to his opponent's 1.5 hours.

Jorge Barrios, Ron Gross, and Laurence Estlick all tied for the 1st and 2nd open prize with 3.5/5. Estlick was also the 1st U2000 prize. John Trivett and Glenn Bidari shared the 2nd U2000 prize with 3/5. The two U1800 prizes was shared by Jose Ramirez and Chad Badgett with 2.5/5 and both of these guys could have tied for open prize if they had won in the last round!

I'd like to thank Alex Herrera for notes to four of his games, the other few notes are mine. My apologies for any errors herein, enjoy the bulletin.

Report by John Trivett

The prize winners for this tournament were:

1st - Ron Gross [2259]         - 3.5
      Jorge Barrios [2160]     - 3.5
      Laurence Estlick [1908]  - 3.5 <--|
Under 2000:                             |
1st - Laurence Estlick [1908]  - 3.5 <--|
2nd - Glenn Bidari [1993]      - 3.0
      John Trivett [1906]      - 3.0

Under 1800:
1st - Jose Ramirez [1792/04]   - 2.5
      Chad Badgett [1667]      - 2.5

                          Cross Table

    Name / Rating  State   rd1   rd2   rd3   rd4   rd5   

  1 Bradlow, Harvey........B  8  W  6  ----  ----  ----  
    2262            NV      0.5   0.5   0.5   0.5   0.5  
  2 Gross, Ron.............W  9  B  7  B  6  W  4  B  3  
    2259            NV      1.0   1.5   2.0   3.0   3.5  
  3 Barrios, Jorge.........B 10  W  4  B  7  W  6  W  2  
    2160            NV      1.0   1.5   2.0   3.0   3.5  
  4 Brown, John............W 11  B  3  W  5  B  2  W 12  
    2026            NV      1.0   1.5   2.0   2.0   3.0  
  5 Herrera, Alex..........B 12  W  8  B  4  W  7  W 10  
    2013            NV      0.5   1.0   1.5   2.0   3.0  
  6 Bidari, Glenn..........W 14  B  1  W  2  B  3  bye   
    1993            NV      1.0   2.0   2.5   2.5   3.0  
  7 Estlick, Laurence......B 15  W  2  W  3  B  5  B 11  
    1908            MI      1.0   1.5   2.0   2.5   3.5  
  8 Trivett, John..........W  1  B  5  B 12  bye   W 15  
    1906            NV      0.5   1.0   1.5   2.0   3.0  
  9 Currell, John..........B  2  W 10  bye   W 11  ----  
    1839            NV      0.0   0.5   1.0   1.0  X2.0  
 10 Buckendorf, Glen.......W  3  B  9  bye   W 15  B  5  
    1800            NV      0.0   0.5   1.0   2.0   2.0  
 11 Ramirez, Jose..........B  4  W 15  bye   B  9  W  7  
    1792/04         NV      0.0   1.0   1.5   2.5   2.5  
 12 Badgett, Chad..........W  5  B 13  W  8  bye   B  4  
    1667            NV      0.5   1.5   2.0   2.5   2.5  
 13 Vela, Francisco........bye   W 12  B 15  W 16  ----  
    1587/18         NV      0.5   0.5   0.5   0.5  F0.5  
 14 Backes, Jack...........B  6  ----  ----  ----  ----  
    1417            CA      0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0  
 15 Cassidy, Michael.......W  7  B 11  W 13  B 10  B  8  
    1255            NV      0.0   0.0   1.0   1.0   1.0  
 16 Harvey, Norman.........----  ----  ----  B 13  ----  
    1834            NV      0.0   0.0   0.0   1.0   1.0  


    Name                   rtng rd 1  rd 2  rd 3  rd 4  rd 5   TOT

  1 Gross, Ron.............2259 W 10  D  3  D  6  W  4  D  2   3.5
  2 Barrios, Jorge.........2160 W 11  D  4  D  3  W  6  D  1   3.5
  3 Estlick, Laurence......1908 W 13  D  1  D  2  D  5  W  8   3.5
  4 Brown, John............2026 W  8  D  2  D  5  L  1  W  9   3.0
  5 Herrera, Alex..........2013 D  9  D  7  D  4  D  3  W 11   3.0
  6 Bidari, Glenn..........1993 W 16  W 14  D  1  L  2  H---   3.0
  7 Trivett, John..........1906 D 14  D  5  D  9  H---  W 13   3.0
  8 Ramirez, Jose..........1792 L  4  W 13  H---  W 10  L  3   2.5
  9 Badgett, Chad..........1667 D  5  W 15  D  7  H---  L  4   2.5
 10 Currell, John..........1839 L  1  D 11  H---  L  8  X---   2.0
 11 Buckendorf, Glen.......1800 L  2  D 10  H---  W 13  L  5   2.0
 12 Harvey, Norman.........1834 U---  U---  U---  W 15  U---   1.0
 13 Cassidy, Michael.......1255 L  3  L  8  W 15  L 11  L  7   1.0
 14 Bradlow, Harvey........2262 D  7  L  6  U---  U---  U---   0.5
 15 Vela, Francisco........1587 H---  L  9  L 13  L 12  F---   0.5
 16 Backes, Jack...........1417 L  6  U---  U---  U---  U---   0.0

Information provided by Norm Harvey


Trivett, John (A) - Bradlow, Harvey (M) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 c:d4 4.N:d4 g6 5.Nc3 Bg7 6.Be3 Nf6 7.Bc4 O-O 
8...Ng4 9.Q:g4 N:d4 10.Qh4 N:c2 
  [10...Bf6 11.Q:f6 Ne2+ 12.B:e2 e:f6 13.Bd4 Qc7 14.Nd5 Q:c2 15.N:f6+ 
    Kg7 16.Ne8+ Kh6 17.Bg7+ Kg5 18.f4+ Kh4 19.g3+ Kh3]
11.Bg5 Qc7 12.B:e7 
12...Q:c4 13.B:f8 N:a1 14.B:g7 K:g7 15.R:a1 d6 16.Qd8 b6 17.Q:d6   1/2

Gross, Ron (M) - Currell, John (A) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 b6 3.Nc3 Bb7 4.Nf3 e6 5.Bg5 Be7 6.e3 O-O 7.Bd3 Ne8 8.Bf4
f5 9.h4 Nf6 10.h5 Ne4 11.Qc2 Bb4 12.O-O-O B:c3 13.b:c3 Qe7 14.Kb2 Na6 
15.B:e4 f:e4 16.Nd2 d5 17.f3 e:f3 18.g:f3 d:c4 19.Rdg1 Rf5 20.Rg3 Raf8
21.Rhg1 R8f7 22.Be5 R:e5 23.d:e5 Nc5 24.N:c4 B:f3 25.Nd2 Bc6 26.h6 g6 
27.R:g6+ h:g6 28.Q:g6+ Rg7 29.Q:g7+ Q:g7 30.R:g7+ Kh8 31.R:c7   1:0

Buckendorf, Glen (A) - Barrios, Jorge (X) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.e4 Nc6 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 d5 4.e5 b6 5.Bg5 Be7 6.B:e7 Ng:e7 7.Nc3 Bb7 
8.Qd2 Qd7 9.a3 h6 10.Bd3 O-O-O 11.Ne2 Kb8 12.b4 f5 13.Bb5 a6 14.Bd3 
Na7 15.O-O g5 16.Nc1 Ng6 17.Nb3 Nf4 18.Rfc1 N:d3 19.c:d3 Qa4 20.Qb2 
Nb5 21.Nfd2 f4 22.Nb1 g4 23.Nc3 N:c3 24.R:c3 Rh7 25.Rb1 Ka7 26.Qc1 f3 
27.Nd2 Rdd7 28.g:f3 g:f3 29.N:f3 Rdf7 30.Qe3 Qe8 31.Rc2 Rhg7+ 32.Kf1 
Qg8 33.Ke2 Rg4 34.h3 Rgf4   0:1

Bidari, Glenn (X) - Balles, Jack (C) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.e4 Nc6 2.d4 e6 3.f4 d5 4.e5 g6 5.Nf3 Bg7 6.Be2 Nge7 7.Be3 Nf5 8.Bf2 
O-O 9.g4 Nfe7 10.h4 f5 11.g5 Bd7 12.h5 Be8 13.h6 Bh8 14.O-O a5 15.a4 
Na7 16.Be1 b6 17.Nc3 Rc8 18.Nb5 N:b5 19.B:b5 B:b5 20.a:b5 Qd7 21.Qd3 
c5 22.b:c6 R:c6 23.B:a5 b:a5 24.R:a5 Rfc8 25.c3 Qb7 26.Ra2 Qb3 27.Rfa1
Rc4 28.Nd2 Qb5 29.N:c4 d:c4 30.Qd2 Nd5 31.Ra8 Nb6 32.R:c8+ N:c8 33.Ra8
Qb7 34.Qg2 Qc7 35.Kh2 Kf7 36.d5 B:e5 37.d:e6+ K:e6 38.Qe2 Kd7 39.Q:e5 
Q:e5 40.f:e5 Ne7 41.Rh8 Ke6 42.R:h7 Nd5 43.Ra7 K:e5 44.Ra5 Ke4 45.R:d5
K:d5 46.h7 Ke4 47.h8=Q   1:0

Brown, John (X) - Ramirez, Jose (B) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 Nf6 5.b4 Bb6 6.Qb3 O-O 7.d3 h6 8.O-O 
d6 9.a4 a6 10.Nbd2 Bg4 11.Re1 Qd7 12.a5 Ba7 13.b5 a:b5 14.B:b5 Be6 
15.Qa4 Bb6 16.a6 Qe8 17.Nc4 Bd7 18.N:b6 c:b6 19.Qd1 b:a6 20.R:a6 R:a6 
21.B:a6 Qa8 22.Bb5 Rc8 23.c4 Bg4 24.h3 B:f3 25.Q:f3 Nd4 26.Qg3 Kh7 
27.Qh4 Qa1 28.Bd2 Qb2 29.B:h6 g:h6 30.Q:f6 Rg8 31.Bd7 Rg7 32.Re3 Qd2 
33.Q:d6 Qd1+ 34.Kh2 Ne2   1:0

Badgett, Chad (B) - Herrera, Alex (X) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.d4 e:d4 5.O-O N:e4 6.Re1 d5 7.B:d5 Q:d5 
8.Nc3 Qa5 9.N:e4 Be6 10.Neg5 O-O-O 11.N:e6 f:e6 12.R:e6 Bc5 13.Qe2 h6 
14.a3 Rhf8 15.b4 N:b4 
  [15...B:b4 16.R:c6 b:c6 17.Qe6+ Rd7 18.Q:c6 Re7 19.Bb2 Rfe8 20.B:d4 
16.Bd2 Qa4 17.B:b4 B:b4 18.Qc4 a5 19.Re7 {(+-)} c5 20.Qe6+ Rd7 21.Re8+
  [21.Ne5 Rd8 22.N:d7 R:d7 23.R:g7 Bc3 24.Rg8+ Kc7 25.Qe5+ Kb6 26.Rb1+
21...R:e8 22.Q:e8+ Kc7 23.Ne5 Bc3 24.Rb1 d3 25.Q:d7+ Q:d7 26.N:d7 d:c2
27.Rc1 K:d7 28.R:c2 Bd4 29.a4 Kc6 30.Kf1 b5 31.a:b5+ K:b5 32.Ke2 a4 
33.Kd3 Kb4 34.Re2 Kb3 
  [34...a3  -+]
35.Re7 a3 
  [35...Bc3 36.Rb7+ Bb4 37.R:g7 a3 38.Ra7 c4+ 39.Ke2 c3  -+]
36.Rb7+ Ka2 37.Kc2 Ka1 38.f4 Ka2 39.f5 h5 40.h3 h4 41.Rb5 Bf2 42.Rb7 
  [42.Ra5 Bd4 43.Ra4 Bf6 44.Rg4 Ka1 45.Kb3 Bb2 46.f6 g:f6 47.Kc2 Bd4 
    48.R:h4  +-]
42...Bd4 43.Rb5 Be3 44.Rb7 Bd4 45.Rb5 Bg1 46.Rb7   1/2

Cassidy, Mike (D) - Estlick, Laurence (A) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.e4 e6 2.f4 d5 3.e5 c5 4.Nf3 Nc6 5.c3 Qb6 6.Qc2 Bd7 7.a4 Nge7 8.Na3 
a6 9.Rb1 Ng6 10.d3 Rc8 11.Qf2 Qa5 12.b3 b5 13.Bd2 b4 14.c4 d4 15.Be2 
N:f4 16.Ng5 f6 17.Q:f4 f:g5 18.Q:g5 Qc7 19.Nc2 Q:e5 20.Qg4 Bd6 21.g3 
O-O 22.Bf4 R:f4 23.g:f4 Qf6 24.Rf1 Rd8 25.Kd2 e5 26.f5 Na5 27.Bf3 Rf8 
28.Bd5+ Kh8 29.Be4 Qh6+ 30.Ke2 Q:h2+ 31.Rf2 Qh6 32.Rh1 Qf6 33.Qh5 h6 
34.Qg6 N:b3 35.Kf1 Q:g6 36.Rg2 Qf6 37.Rg6 Qe7 38.Ne1 Rf6 39.Rg2 B:a4 
40.Ra2 Qd7 41.Ke2 Na5 42.Nf3 b3 43.Rb2 Bc6 44.Nh4 B:e4 45.d:e4 Qf7 
46.Kd3 Q:c4+   0:1

Estlick, Laurence (A) - Gross, Ron (M) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 c5 5.c:d5 c:d4 6.Q:d4 Be7 7.Nf3 e:d5 
8.e3 Nc6 9.Bb5 O-O 10.B:c6 b:c6 11.O-O c5 12.Qd2 Be6 13.Rfd1 Rb8 
14.Rac1 Ne4 15.N:e4 d:e4 16.Q:d8 B:d8 17.B:d8 Rf:d8 18.Ng5 B:a2 
19.N:e4 c4 20.h3 R:d1+ 21.R:d1 f5 22.Nc3 R:b2 23.Rd8+ Kf7 24.Rd7+ Kf6 
25.R:a7 Bb3 26.g4 Rc2 27.Nb5 f:g4 28.h:g4 Rc1+ 29.Kg2 c3 30.Rc7 Bd5+ 
31.f3 c2 32.Nd4   1/2

Barrios, Jorge (X) - Brown, John (X) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.d4 d5 2.Bf4 e6 3.Nc3 Bd6 4.Qd2 Nf6 5.f3 O-O 6.O-O-O Nc6 7.e3 B:f4 
8.e:f4 b6 9.g4 Na5 10.h4 Nc4 11.B:c4 d:c4 12.Nh3 Bb7 13.Ng5 h6 14.Nge4
N:e4 15.f:e4 f5 16.g5 f:e4 17.g:h6 Qf6 18.h:g7 Rf7 19.Rhg1 Q:f4 
20.Q:f4 R:f4 21.h5 Rh4 22.Rg5 Rd8 23.Rf1 e3 24.b3 c:b3 25.a:b3 Rh3 
26.Rf6 Bf3 27.Rh6 Kf7 28.g8=Q+ R:g8 29.R:g8 K:g8 30.R:e6 B:h5 31.Kb2 
a5 32.Re7 b5 33.N:b5 e2 34.Nc3 Rh1 35.N:e2 Re1 36.R:c7 R:e2 37.Rc5 Bg6
38.R:a5 R:c2+ 39.Ka3 Rd2   1/2

Bradlow, Harvey (M) - Bidari, Glenn (X) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.d3 Be7 5.O-O d6 6.h3 O-O 7.Re1 Be6 
8.B:e6 f:e6 9.c3 Qd7 10.Bg5 Nh5 11.Nbd2 B:g5 12.N:g5 Nf4 13.Nf1 Rf6 
14.g3 Ng6 15.Nh2 h6 16.Ngf3 Raf8 17.Rf1 Qf7 18.Kg2 Nce7 19.Qe2 Nf4+ 
20.g:f4 Ng6   0:1

Herrera, Alex (X) - Trivett, John (A) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.e3 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.d4 e:d4 4.e:d4 d5 5.Bg5 Be7 6.Nf3 O-O 7.Bd3 Bg4 
8.O-O Nc6 9.Be2 Ne4 10.B:e7 N:c3 11.B:d8 N:d1 12.B:c7 N:b2 13.Rab1 
Rac8 14.Bg3 Na4 15.R:b7 Nc3 16.Bb5 N:b5 
  [16...Nd8 17.Bd7 N:b7 18.B:g4 Ne2+ 19.Kh1 R:c2  -+]
17.R:b5 B:f3 18.g:f3 N:d4 19.R:d5 Ne2+ 20.Kg2 N:g3 21.f:g3 R:c2+ 
22.Rf2 Rc6 23.Rd7 Ra6   1/2

Vela, Francisco (D) - Badgett, Chad (B) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 b5 4.c:b5 a6 5.e3 g6 6.b3 a:b5 7.B:b5 Qa5+ 8.Qd2
Q:b5 9.Nc3 Qa5 10.Bb2 d6 11.Nf3 Bg7 12.O-O O-O 13.Rfe1 Ne4 14.N:e4 
Q:d2 15.Ne:d2 B:b2 16.Rab1 R:a2 17.Nc4 Bc3 18.Red1 Bf5 19.Rbc1 Bc2 
20.Rf1 Na6 21.Ne1 B:e1 22.Rf:e1 Nb4 23.Re2 B:b3 24.Nb2 Rfa8 25.e4 Nd3 
26.Rb1 R:b2   0:1

Currell, John (A) - Buckendorf, Glen (A) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 e6 4.O-O Be7 5.Nc3 d6 6.d4 c:d4 7.N:d4 Nf6 
8.f4 O-O 9.Be3 N:d4 10.B:d4 Qc7 11.Bd3 a6 12.e5 d:e5 13.f:e5 Nd7 
14.Ne4 N:e5 15.Qh5 N:d3 16.c:d3 f5 17.Ng5 B:g5 18.Q:g5 e5 19.Rac1 Qd8 
20.Q:d8 R:d8 21.B:e5 R:d3 22.Rc7 Rd7   1/2

Ramirez, Jose (B) - Cassidy, Mike (D) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.e4 b6 2.d4 e6 3.Nf3 Bb7 4.Bd3 Nf6 5.Qe2 a6 6.c4 Bb4+ 7.Bd2 Nc6 8.a3 
B:d2+ 9.Nb:d2 Na5 10.b4 Nc6 11.d5 Ne7 12.O-O h6 13.Rfe1 Nh5 14.Ne5 d6 
15.N:f7 Nf4 16.Qf3 Qd7 17.Q:f4 Rf8 18.Qg4 R:f7 19.d:e6 Qd8 20.e:f7+ 
Kf8 21.Re3 Bc8 22.Qh5 a5 23.b5 Be6 24.Rae1 c6 25.a4 Rc8 26.Nf3 B:f7 
27.Qg4 Ng6 28.e5 Ne7 29.e6 Be8 30.Nh4 g5 31.Rf3+ Kg8 32.Qe4 Ng6 
33.N:g6 d5 34.Rf8+ Kg7 35.Qe5+   1:0

Bidari, Glenn (X) - Gross, Ron (M) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.e4 e5 2.f4 d5 3.e:d5 e4 4.d3 Q:d5 5.Nc3 Bb4 6.Bd2 B:c3 7.B:c3 Ne7 
8.d:e4 Q:e4+ 9.Qe2 Q:e2+ 10.B:e2 O-O 11.O-O-O Nbc6 12.Nf3 Bf5 13.Ne5 

Estlick, Laurence (A) - Barrios, Jorge (X) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 Nc6 3.Nc3 e6 4.Nf3 Bb4 5.Qc2 d5 6.e3 O-O 7.Bd2 a6 8.Bd3 
d:c4 9.B:c4 b5 10.Bd3 Bb7 11.Ne4 h6 12.a3 B:d2+ 13.Q:d2 N:e4 14.B:e4 
Na5 15.B:b7 N:b7 16.Rc1 Nd6 17.O-O Nc4 18.Qc2 Rc8 19.Rfd1 Qd6 20.Nd2 
N:d2 21.R:d2 Rfd8 22.Qc6 e5 23.Q:d6 R:d6 24.Kf1 c5 25.d5 f5 26.f3 Kh7 
27.e4 f:e4 28.f:e4 c4 29.Rf2 Rf6 30.Rc2 a5 31.Ke1 b4 32.a:b4 a:b4 
33.Rf3 Ra6 34.Rf7 Ra1+ 35.Ke2 b3 36.Rd2 Kg6 37.Rb7 Rg1 38.Kf2 Rc1 
39.Ke2 Rf8 40.d6 Rg1 41.Ke3 Re1+ 42.Re2 Rd1 43.Rd2 Re1+ 44.Re2 Rc1 
45.Rc7 Rd1 46.Rd2 Re1+ 47.Re2   1/2

Brown, John (X) - Herrera, Alex (X) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Ng5 d5 5.e:d5 Nd4 6.c3 b5 7.c:d4 b:c4 
8.Qa4+ Qd7 9.Q:c4 Q:d5 10.Q:d5 N:d5 11.Nc3 Nb4 12.O-O Nc2 13.Nd5 Bd6 
14.d:e5 B:e5 15.Nf3 Bd6 16.Rb1 Ba6 17.d3 B:d3 18.Rd1 Be4 19.Bf4 B:d5 
20.B:d6 B:f3 21.g:f3 c:d6 22.a3 Rc8 23.Rbc1 Rc4 
  [23...Rc6 24.Rd2 Nd4  -+]
24.Rd2 N:a3 25.Re1+ Kd7 26.b:a3 Rd8 27.Rde2 Kc6 28.Re7 Rd7 29.Kf1 d5 
30.R1e5 d4 31.R:d7 K:d7 32.Ra5 Ke6 33.Ra6+ Kf5 34.R:a7 f6 35.R:g7 Ra4 
36.R:h7 R:a3 37.Rh4 d3 38.Re4 d2 39.Rd4 Ra1+ 40.Ke2 Rh1 41.h4 d1=Q+ 
42.R:d1 R:h4   1/2

Badgett, Chad (B) - Trivett, John (A) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.d4 e:d4 5.O-O N:e4 6.Re1 d5 7.B:d5 Q:d5 
8.Nc3 Qa5 9.N:e4 Be6 10.Neg5 O-O-O 11.N:e6 f:e6 12.R:e6 Qf5 13.Qe2 d3 
14.c:d3 Q:d3 15.Bg5 Q:e2 16.R:e2 Rd6 17.Re8+ Kd7 18.Rae1 h6 19.Bd2 g5 
20.Bc3 Rg8 21.Kf1 Rdg6 22.Ne5+ N:e5 23.R1:e5 Bd6 24.R:g8   1/2

Cassidy, Mike (D) - Vela, Francisco (C) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.e4 e6 2.f4 d5 3.e5 c5 4.Nf3 Nc6 5.c3 Nge7 6.Na3 b6 7.Bd3 Bb7 8.Nb5 
Nf5 9.B:f5 e:f5 10.d4 a6 11.Na3 Be7 12.e6 f:e6 13.Qe2 Qd7 14.Ne5 N:e5 
15.Q:e5 Bh4+ 16.g3 Bf6 17.Qe3 c:d4 18.c:d4 Kf7 19.Bd2 Rhc8 20.Bc3 a5 
21.Rd1 b5 22.b4 a:b4 23.B:b4 Be7 24.B:e7 Q:e7 25.N:b5 Qb4+ 26.Kf2 
R:a2+ 27.Kf3 Q:b5 28.Rb1 Qa6 29.Rhe1 Rcc2 30.R:b7+ Kf8 31.Rb8+ Ke7 
32.Rb7+ Kd8 33.Rb8+ Kc7 34.Qe5+ Kd7 35.Q:g7+ Kd6 36.Qf8+ Kd7 37.Qe8+ 
Kc7 38.Qd8+   1:0

Gross, Ron (M) - Brown, John (X) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.c:d5 Q:d5 4.Nc3 Qa5 5.Nf3 Nf6 6.Bd2 Nbd7 7.e4 c5 
8.e5 Ng4 9.h3 N:f2 10.K:f2 c:d4 11.Nb5 Qb6 12.Bd3 a6 13.Nb:d4 N:e5 
14.Be3 Q:b2+ 15.Be2 Nc4 16.Qa4+ b5 17.N:b5 Q:b5 18.Q:c4 Q:c4 19.B:c4 
Bd6 20.Rhd1 Ke7 21.Rab1 Bd7 22.Rb6 Bc7 23.Bc5+ Ke8 24.Rb7 Rc8 25.B:a6 
Bc6 26.Ra7 B:f3   1:0

Barrios, Jorge (X) - Bidari, Glenn (X) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.d4 Nf6 2.Nc3 d5 3.Bf4 g6 4.Qd2 h6 5.h4 e6 6.O-O-O c5 7.d:c5 Qa5 
8.Kb1 Nc6 9.Nf3 B:c5 10.Ne5 d4 11.N:c6 b:c6 12.Nd5 Q:d2 13.N:f6+ Ke7 
14.R:d2 K:f6 15.g4 e5 16.g5+ Kf5 17.Bg3 h:g5 18.Bh3+ g4 19.Bg2 Bd7 
20.c3 Ke6 21.c:d4 B:d4 22.e3 Bb6 23.Rhd1 Rhd8 24.Rd6+ Ke7 25.B:e5 Ke8 
26.Bf6 Bf5+ 27.Kc1 R:d6 28.R:d6 Bd7 29.Kd2 Rc8 30.a3 Bd8 31.B:d8 K:d8 
32.Kc3 Kc7 33.Rf6 Be6 34.h5 g:h5 35.Rh6 h4 36.R:h4 Rb8 37.Rh5 Rb3+ 
38.Kc2 g3 39.Rc5 Rb6 40.f:g3 Kd6 41.b4 Bd7 42.Bf1 Rb8 43.Ra5 Rg8 
44.R:a7 R:g3 45.Kd2 f5 46.a4 f4 47.e:f4 Rf3 48.Bd3 R:f4 49.Kc3 Rf3 
50.Ra5 Kc7 51.Rc5 Kb6 52.a5+ Kb7 53.Kd4 Rf2 54.Be4 Rd2+ 55.Ke5 Re2 
56.Rc4 Re1 57.Kd6 Rd1+ 58.Kc5 Kc7 59.Rc3 Rd2 60.a6 Ra2 61.Bd3 Bc8 
62.Bc4 Ra1 63.Rg3 B:a6 64.Rg7+ Kd8 
65.Ra7 B:c4 66.R:a1 Bb5 67.Kb6 Kd7 68.Kb7 Bc4 69.Rd1+ Bd5 70.Kb6 Kd6 
71.Rd2 Ke6 72.Kc5 Bf3 73.Rd6+ Ke7 74.R:c6 Kd7 75.Rf6 Be4 76.Rf7+ Kc8 
77.Kb6 Bd3 78.Rc7+ Kb8 79.Rd7 Bf5 80.Rd8+ Bc8 81.Kc6   1:0

Herrera, Alex (X) - Estlick, Laurence (A) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 c5 4.c3 Nc6 5.Nf3 Qb6 6.a3 c:d4 7.c:d4 Nge7 8.b4 
Nf5 9.Bb2 Bd7 10.Be2 Rc8 11.O-O Be7 12.g4 Nh4 13.N:h4 B:h4 14.Qd3 Na5 
15.Nd2 Nc4 16.N:c4 d:c4 17.Qh3 Qd8 18.Bc3 b5 19.f4 Be7 20.Bf3 Bc6 
21.B:c6+ R:c6 22.a4 a6 23.a:b5 a:b5 24.Qf3 Qd5 25.Q:d5 e:d5 26.Ra8+ 
Bd8 27.Rb8 Rb6 28.Rc8 h5 
  [28...Kd7 29.Ra8 h5 30.g5  =]
29.Ra1 O-O 30.Raa8 Be7 31.R:f8+ B:f8 32.g:h5 Rh6 33.Rb8 R:h5 34.R:b5 
  [34.Kg2 g5 35.R:b5 g:f4 36.R:d5 f3+ 37.Kg3 f2 38.K:f2 R:h2+  -/+]
34...Rh3 35.Be1 Rd3 36.R:d5 c3 37.B:c3 R:c3 38.b5 Ba3 39.Rd8+ Kh7 
40.b6 Rb3 41.Rb8 Kg6 42.b7 Bb2 43.d5 
  [43.Kg2 B:d4 44.Rd8 B:e5 45.f:e5 R:b7  -/+]
43...Bd4+ 44.Kg2 Ba7 45.Rc8 R:b7 46.Kf3 
  [46.d6 Bb6 47.d7 Kf5 48.d8=Q B:d8 49.R:d8 K:f4  -/+]
46...Kf5 47.Rc3 Bd4 
  [47...Rb4 48.Rc7 R:f4+ 49.Kg2 Bb8 50.R:f7+ K:e5 51.R:g7 K:d5]
48.Rd3 B:e5 
  [48...Rb4 49.d6 Bb6 50.d7 R:f4+ 51.Kg2 Bd8  -/+]
49.f:e5 K:e5 50.Rd2 Rd7 51.Rg2 f6 52.h4 K:d5 53.h5 Ke6 54.Ke4 Kf7 
55.Rh2 Ra7 56.Kf4 Ra5 57.Kg4 Kg8 58.Rc2 Kh7 59.Rc8 Ra4+ 60.Kh3 Re4 
61.Rf8 Re7 62.Kg4 Re4+ 63.Kg3 Kh6 64.Rg8 Re5 65.Rh8+ Kg5 66.Rh7 Re7 
67.Kf3 {(67.h6 I saw this but thought I was too far away with my king.
Fortunate ly I got another try on my next move Kg6 
68.Rg7+-Rg769.hg7Kg7 70.Kf3=)} Rf7 {(..67.Ra7 Awinning try is to push 
the pawn to f4 and start moving the king in to try to get the Lucena 
position)} 68.h6 Kg6   1/2

Currell, John (A) - Ramirez, Jose (B) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bb5 Bb4 5.O-O O-O 6.Nd5 Bc5 7.d3 a6 
8.B:c6 d:c6 9.Ne3 Re8 10.b3 b5 11.Bb2 Bd6 12.Rc1 c5 13.c4 b4 14.Qe2 
Nh5 15.Rcd1 Nf4 16.Qd2 Bd7 17.Nd5 N:d5 18.e:d5 Bg4 19.Qe3 Qf6 20.Rde1 
B:f3 21.Q:f3 Q:f3 22.g:f3 g5 23.Bc1 h6 24.Kg2 f5 25.h4 Kf7 26.Kh3 Kf6 
27.Rg1 Rg8 28.Rg2 Rh8 29.Reg1 a5 30.Re1 a4 31.f4 g:f4 32.Reg1 a:b3 
33.a:b3 Ra2 34.Rg6+ Kf7 35.Rg7+ Kf8 36.f3 Rf2 37.Rd7 R:f3+ 38.Kh2 Ke8 
39.Rgg7 R:d3 40.R:c7 B:c7 41.R:c7 Kd8 42.Ra7 Rf8 43.Ra5 Rc3 44.B:f4 
e:f4 45.R:c5 Re8   0:1

Buckendorf, Glen (A) - Cassidy, Mike (D) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.e4 b6 2.d4 e6 3.c4 Bb7 4.Nc3 Bb4 5.Bd3 Nf6 6.Qe2 Nc6 7.Be3 e5 8.Nf3 
Ng4 9.d5 Ne7 10.Bd2 Bc5 11.O-O Ng6 12.Nd1 Ne7 13.Ne3 h5 14.Nf5 N:f5 
15.e:f5 d6 16.b4 B:f2+ 17.R:f2 N:f2 18.Q:f2 f6 19.Nh4 Qd7 20.Ng6 Rh7 
21.a4 c5 22.b:c5 b:c5 23.Qe2 Kd8 24.Nf8 Qc7 25.Ne6+ Kd7 26.N:c7 K:c7 
27.Ba5+ Kd7 28.Rb1 Ba6 29.Rb3 h4 30.Qb2 Rhh8 31.Rb7+ Ke8 32.Rb8+ Kd7 
33.Rb7+ Ke8 34.R:a7 R:a7 35.Qb8+ Bc8 36.Q:a7 Rh5 37.Qb8 Rg5 38.Q:c8+ 
Kf7 39.Bc7 g6 40.f:g6+ Kg7   1:0

Vela, Francisco (C) - Harvey, Norm (A) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5 e6 4.Nc3 e:d5 5.c:d5 d6 6.e4 g6 7.Bg5 Bg7 8.Qc2 
O-O 9.Be2 a6 10.a4 Qa5 11.Ra3 Re8 12.f3 Nbd7 13.Nh3 h6 14.Bf4 Ne5 
15.Nf2 g5 16.Be3 Ng6 17.Qd2 Nh5 18.Nd3 B:c3 19.b:c3 b5 20.Qb2 Bd7 
21.a:b5 Q:b5 22.Rb3 Qa5 23.Ra3 Qc7 24.Kf2 Ra7 25.Rha1 Rb7 26.Qa2 Reb8 
27.R:a6 c4 28.Nb4 Bb5 29.Ra8 Ne5 30.Qd2 Nf6 31.R:b8+ Q:b8 32.B:g5 
N:e4+ 33.f:e4 h:g5 34.Q:g5+ Kf8 35.Ke3 Ra7 36.R:a7 Q:a7+ 37.Kd2 Ke8 
38.Qf6 Qe7 39.Q:e7+ K:e7 40.Ke3 Kf6 41.Kf4 Kg6 42.h4 Bd7 43.Nc2 f5 
44.e:f5+ B:f5 45.Ne3 Bd3 46.h5+ Kf6 47.B:d3 c:d3 48.Ke4 Kg5 49.c4 K:h5
50.c5 d2 51.c6 Nc4 52.Nd1 Kg4 53.Kd3 Nb6 54.K:d2 N:d5 55.Ne3+   0:1

Gross, Ron (M) - Barrios, Jorge (X) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 Nc6 3.Nf3 e6 4.a3 d5 5.Nc3 Be7 6.e3 O-O 7.Bd3 a6 8.O-O 
d:c4 9.B:c4 b5 10.Bd3 Bb7 11.b4 h6 12.Bb2 Re8 13.Qe2 Bf8 14.Rfd1 Qe7 
15.e4 Red8 16.e5 Ne8 17.Ne4 Nb8 18.Rac1 Bd5 19.Nc3 c6 20.Nd2 Nd7 21.f4
g6 22.N:d5 c:d5 23.Rc6 Rdc8 24.Rdc1 Qd8 25.Qg4 h5 26.Qg5 Be7 27.R:c8 
B:g5 28.R:d8 B:d8 29.Kf2 Nb6 30.Rc6 Rc8 31.R:c8 N:c8 32.Nb3 Be7 33.Nc5
Nc7 34.Ke3 Nb6 35.g3 Nc4+ 36.B:c4 d:c4 37.Ke4 B:c5 38.d:c5 Kf8 39.Bd4 
Ke8 40.h3 Kd7 41.g4 h:g4 42.h:g4 Kc6 43.Bc3 Nd5 44.Be1 c3 45.f5 g:f5+ 
46.g:f5 c2 47.Bd2 Nc3+ 48.Kd3 Nd5 49.f:e6 f:e6 50.K:c2 Ne7 51.Kd3 Kd5 
52.Bc3 Nc6 53.Bd2 a5 54.Bc3 a:b4 55.a:b4 Ne7 56.Bb2 Ng6 57.Bc3 Nh4 
58.Bb2 Ng2 59.Bc3 Nf4+ 60.Ke3 Ng6 61.Kd3 Nh4 62.Bb2 Nf5 63.Bc3 Ng3 
64.Bb2 Nh1 65.Bc3 Nf2+ 66.Ke2 Ne4 67.Kd3 Nf2+ 68.Ke2   1/2

Ramirez, Jose (B) - Estlick, Laurence (A) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.e:d5 e:d5 4.Nf3 Nf6 5.Bd3 Bg4 6.O-O Be7 7.h3 Bh5 
8.Bg5 O-O 9.Nbd2 Re8 10.Re1 Nbd7 11.c3 c6 12.Qc2 Nf8 13.Ne5 h6 14.Bh4 
N6d7 15.B:e7 R:e7 16.N:d7 Q:d7 17.Nf1 Rae8 18.Qd2 Bg6 19.B:g6 N:g6 
20.Ng3 Re6 21.R:e6 Q:e6 22.Kf1 Nh4 23.Qd3 g6 24.Rd1 Kg7 25.Kg1 f5 
26.f4 g5 27.f:g5 h:g5 28.Rf1 f4 29.Nh5+ Kh6 30.g4 Qe4 31.Q:e4 d:e4 
32.Nf6 Re6 33.Nd7 Ng6 34.Nc5 Re7 35.Re1 e3 36.Nd3 f3 37.Kf1 b6 38.b4 
b5 39.a3 Nf4 40.Ne5 e2+ 41.Kf2 R:e5 42.d:e5 Nd3+ 43.K:f3 N:e1+ 44.K:e2
Nc2 45.Kd3 N:a3 46.Ke4 Kg6 47.e6 Nb1 48.e7 Kf7 49.e8=Q+ K:e8 50.Kf5 
N:c3 51.K:g5 c5 52.Kh6 c:b4 53.g5 Nd5   0:1

Brown, John (X) - Badgett, Chad (B) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 c:d4 4.N:d4 Nf6 5.Nc3 g6 6.Be3 Bg7 7.f3 O-O 
8.Qd2 Nc6 9.O-O-O d5 10.e:d5 N:d5 11.N:c6 b:c6 12.Ne4 Bf5 13.Bd4 B:d4 
14.Q:d4 Qb6 15.Rd2 Rab8 16.g4 B:e4 17.f:e4 Q:d4 18.R:d4 Nb6 19.e5 Rfd8
20.R:d8+ R:d8 21.Bg2 Nc4 22.Re1 Rd5 23.Bf1 Rd4 24.g5 Kf8 25.b3 Nb6 
26.e6 Rg4 27.h4 R:h4 28.Bg2 Rg4 29.B:c6 R:g5 30.Rf1 Rf5 31.R:f5 g:f5 
32.e:f7 K:f7 33.c4 e5 34.c5 Nc8 35.Bd5+ Kf8 36.Bb7 Ne7 37.c6 N:c6 
38.B:c6 e4 39.Kd2 Ke7 40.Ke3 Kd6 41.Be8 Kc5 42.a3 Kd5 43.Kf4 Kd4 44.a4
a6 45.K:f5 e3 46.Bh5 Kc3 47.Kf4 Kd3 48.b4 Kc4 49.b5 a:b5 50.Be2+ Kb4 
51.a:b5 Kc5 52.K:e3 Kd6 53.Kf4 Kc5 54.Kg5 Kd6 55.Kh6 Kc5 56.K:h7 Kd6 
57.Kg6   1:0

Herrera, Alex (X) - Buckendorf, Glen (A) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.g3 g6 4.Bg2 Bg7 5.f4 d6 6.Nf3 Bg4 7.h3 Bd7 8.g4 e6
9.O-O Nge7 10.d3 Nd4 11.Be3 Nec6 12.Bf2 N:f3+ 13.B:f3 Nd4 14.Bg2 Qe7 
15.f5 O-O-O 16.Ne2 h5 17.B:d4 c:d4 18.f:g6 f:g6 19.Nf4 Be8 20.g:h5 
g:h5 21.Qf3 Be5 22.Kh1 Rf8 23.Nd5 R:f3 24.N:e7+ Kd7 25.R:f3 K:e7 26.h4
Bc6 27.Raf1 Be8 28.Bh3 Rc8 29.R1f2 Bg6 30.Rg2 Rg8 31.Kg1 Rg7 32.Kf1 
Rf7 33.R:f7+ B:f7 34.Ke2 Bf6 35.Rh2 e5 36.Bf5 B:a2 37.b3 a5 38.Rh1 a4 
39.b:a4 Kd8 40.Bg6 d5   1:0

Trivett, John (A) - Cassidy, Mike (D) ()
1998, Dave Trujillo Mem.
1.e4 b6 2.d4 e6 3.Nf3 Bb7 4.Bd3 Nf6 5.Nbd2 Nc6 6.c3 Ne7 7.O-O h6 8.e5 
Nh7 9.Qc2 Ng5 10.Ne1 Nd5 11.Ne4 c5 12.f4 Nh7 13.a3 Be7 14.c4 Nc7 
15.Nd6+ B:d6 16.e:d6 f5 17.d:c7 Q:c7 18.d:c5 Q:c5+ 19.Qf2 Qe7 20.Nf3 
g5 21.Ne5 Rg8 22.Nf3 g:f4 23.Re1 Qg7 24.B:f4 Qg4 25.Ne5 Q:g2+ 26.Q:g2 
R:g2+ 27.Kf1 O-O-O 28.Nf7 Rdg8 29.Nd6+ Kd8 30.N:b7+ Ke8 31.Nd6+ Kd8 
32.Nf7+ Kc8 33.N:h6 R8g6 34.N:f5 e:f5 35.B:f5 Rg1+ 36.Kf2 R:e1 37.R:e1
Rf6 38.B:h7 R:f4+ 39.Kg3 R:c4 40.Re2 Kc7 41.Rc2 R:c2 42.B:c2 Kd6 43.h4
Ke7 44.h5 Kf7 45.h6 a5 46.h7 Kg7 47.Kf4 d6 48.Ke3 b5 49.Kd4 b4 50.a:b4
a:b4 51.b3 Kh8 52.Kc4   1:0

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