More games will be added soon!
Note: These games are published in a variety of formats, pgn, text, scanned image, etc., depending on how they were sent and how much time I had availabe. Some of these games are "animated", i.e., they play automatically. To control the moves manually, just click on the "<" or the ">" buttons, or click on the move in the annotation pane.
Risley annotates his game with Terry from Round 3
Aric Miller - Murray Round 3, a tough draw where Murray lets the win slip away at the very end
Gladwin - Murray Round 4, Gladwin holds on to a share of the lead with a hard-fought draw
Richmond - Harbin Round 4, Richmond beats Harbin.
Richmond - A Miller is Aric Miller's favorite game from this tournament.
I'll get several of the games out here shortly. If you have a game you want published, e-mail me (Mike Murray)
A battle royal on first board, first round Murray-Gladwin
Gladwin gets his revenge in the second round Gladwin-Murray
On second board, the first round comes to an abrupt end when Ernst tanks his queen: Rasmussen-Miller
And revenge is also the order of the day as Arik Miller falls victim to Rasmussen's Elephan Gambit: Miller-Rasmussen
Jack Anderson comes up with a nice ending against Tom Blazey: Blazey-Anderson
An English Opening from the 2nd round: Gladwin-Anderson, played in Sequim, 2009.
Another 2nd round game with a Closed Sicilian structure: Murray-Simpson, played, 2009, at the Jeffco Library in Port Hadlock.
Yet another Closed Sicilian (Reversed, i.e., English Opening) structure: Terry-Hill, from the third round.
An exciting game from the third round between Anderson and Murray, played at Sequim's Lutheran Church. In some time-pressure, Jack Anderson missed a beautiful win.
A second round win by our youngest competitor: Seran-Jons
And from one of our more senior luminaries, the "Silver Fox" shows what he can do with the White side of a Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: Rasmussen-Mellich
Sam Hill put the python squeeze on Steve Chase in a Reti Opening from Round 2: Hill-Chase
Tony Simpson breaks through Greta Olson's King-side in Round Three: Simpson-Olson
David Gladwin outlast's McGuire's Blackmar-Diemer Gambit: McGuire-Gladwin
Steve Chase wins a fighting game against Jack Anderson: Chase-Anderson
Sam Hill and Mike Murray fight a see-saw draw right down to bare kings : Hill-Murray
A very instructive slugfest between Ernst Rasmussen and Sam Hill : Rasmussen-Hill, including some fairly extensive analysis.
Murray lucks out as Chase drops a piece early on in Round 5: Murray-Chase
The key last-round game that decided First Place: Murray-Rasmussen
One of the last games to finish. Sloane had to win to get a share of 4th. Chase had to win to get a share of 5th. Made for fighting chess: Chase-Sloane
This 6th round game turned out to be decisive in giving Sam Hill undisputed 4th place: Simpson-Hill