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Boomsma,B - Regis,D [B07]

 CHEAPO: Spectrum, Torquay, 1996

 1. e4 g6 2. d4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. h3 e5 6. d5 Nce7 7. Bg5 h6 8. Be3 f5 9. Bc4 Nf6 10. Qe2

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 10... a6 [10... fxe4 11. Nd2 c6 12. Ndxe4 Nxe4 13. Nxe4 cxd5 14. Bb5+] 11. a3 fxe4 12. Nd2 c6 13. Ncxe4 Nxe4 14. Nxe4 cxd5 15. Bxd5 Qa5+ 16. Bd2 Qxd5 with an easy win...

 17. O-O-O Bf5 18. Nc3 Qc6 19. g4 Be6 20. f4 Black to play and lose in one...

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 20... exf4 21. Qxe6 g5 [I knew 21...Qd7 was the grown-up move, but I wanted to hang on and win the endgame ] 22. Rhe1 Be5

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 23. Nd5 Qxd5 24. Qxd5 Nxd5 25. Ba5 Ne3 26. Rd3 Rc8 27. c3 Rc6

 I got 67 quid for this game... I'm sure you agree I richly deserved it. 0-1


watson,c (1845) - regis,d (1940) [A40]

 SWINDLED: cambs. vs. beds., 1986

 1. d4 I thankfully remember little of this game ... 1... g6 2. Bg5 Bg7 3. c3 d5 4. Nd2 Nd7 5. e4 dxe4 6. Nxe4 Ngf6 7. Bd3 Nxe4 8. Bxe4 O-O 9. Qd2 c5 10. Ne2 cxd4 11. Nxd4 Nc5 12. Bc2 Qb6 13. O-O e5 14. Nf3 Bg4 15. Nh4 Rac8 a very mysterious rook move 16. h3 Be6 17. b3 e4 characteristically building an outpost 18. Rad1 Nd3 19. c4 Qc5 20. Bxd3 exd3 21. Nf3 Bf5 22. Rfe1 Rfe8 23. g4 ? 23... Be4 24. Qf4 Bxf3 25. Qxf3 Qxg5 26. Rxe8+ Rxe8 27. Rxd3 Re1+ 28. Kg2

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 almost anything wins here eg. Qe7 ... 28... Be5 ? 29. Rd7 Qf6 30. Qxf6 Bxf6 31. Rxb7 Re7 32. Rb8+ Kg7 33. b4 Bd4 34. c5 a5 35. Rd8 Bc3 36. b5

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 36... Rc7 [36... Bb4 37. c6 Bc5 38. Rb8 Rc7] 37. b6 Rxc5 38. b7 Be5 39. Re8 Bd6 40. Rd8 Be5

 41. Re8 Bf4 42. Re4 Bd6 43. Rd4 Bc7 44. Rd7 Bf4 45. Rd4 Rb5 46. Rxf4 Rxb7 47. Rd4 Rb2 48. Ra4 Rb5 "Truly, the players proved worthy of each other in this game!" Botvinnik 1/2


regis,d. (1800) - knox,stuart (1950) [D32]

 SWINDLED: ian miles cup, 1983

 1. c4 e6 2. Nc3 d5 3. d4 c5 4. Nf3 Nc6 5. cxd5 exd5 6. Bg5 Be7 7. Bxe7 Ngxe7 8. dxc5 Qa5 [8... d4 9. Ne4 O-O 10. e3] 9. e3 Qxc5 10. Rc1 Bg4 11. Be2 O-O 12. O-O Rad8 13. Qa4 Bxf3 14. Bxf3 Ne5 15. Rfd1 Nxf3+ 16. gxf3 Qb6 17. Qb5 Qxb5 18. Nxb5 Nc6 19. Rc5 a6 20. Nd4 Ne5

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 21. f4 b6 22. Rc7 Nc4 23. b3 Na3 24. Nc6 Nb5 25. Rb7 Nc3 26. Rd3 Ne4 27. Ne7+ Kh8 28. Rxd5 b5 29. Ra7 Rxd5 30. Nxd5 Nc5 31. Nc7 h5 32. Nxa6 Nxa6 33. Rxa6 g6 34. a4 bxa4 35. bxa4 Rb8 36. a5 Rb1+ 37. Kg2 Ra1 38. Ra7 Kg8 39. a6 Ra5 40. Kf3 Ra4

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 41. e4 [41. Ra8+ Kg7 42. a7 Ra2 43. Ke4 Kf6 44. Kd5 Ke7 45. Ke4 Kf6 46. Kd4 Rd2+ 47. Kc3 Ra2 48. Kb3 Ra5 49. Kb4 Ra2] 41... Kf8 42. e5 Kg8 43. Kg3 Kf8 44. Ra8+ Kg7 45. Kf3 Kh7 46. Ke3 Kg7 47. f3 h4 48. Kf2 Ra2+ 49. Kg1 h3 50. a7 Kh7 51. Rd8 Rxa7 52. Kf2 Ra3 53. Kg3 Kg7 54. Kg4 Re3 55. Rd1 Kh7 56. Rg1 Kg7 57. Rg3 f6 58. exf6+ Kxf6 59. Rxh3 Re2 60. Kg3 Ke6 61. Kg4 Kf6 62. f5 gxf5+ 63. Kf4 Kg6 64. Rg3+ Kf6 65. Rg5 Rxh2 66. Rxf5+ Kg6 67. Rf8 Ra2 68. Re8 Ra1 69. Re6+ Kf7 70. Kf5 Ra5+ 71. Re5 Ra3 72. f4 Ra4 73. Kg5 Ra1 74. Rb5 Ra6 75. Rb7+ Kf8 76. f5 Ra1 77. f6 Rg1+ 78. Kf5 Rf1+ 79. Ke6 Re1+ 80. Kd7 Kf7 81. Rb6 1/2

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