Monday, June 15, 2009

Mike Serovey Defeats Sean McKinney Again

I just added another win against Sean McKinney to me chess site. The game can be found at This game started off as a symmetrical variation and then ended up as a Botvinnik system. The final position was one in whch I forced the exchange of queens leaving two Black pawns en prise. This win raised my ICC correspondence chess rating to 1709 getting me over 1700 for the first time. My record for ICC correspondence chess games is 23-14-8. Here is the game in PGN.

[Event "ICC correspondence 2009Class.01.08"]
[Site "Internet Chess Club"]
[Date "2009.02.26"]
[Round "-"]
[White "OnGoldenPawn"]
[Black "az2112"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ICCResult "Black resigns"]
[Opening "English: symmetrical variation"]
[ECO "A34"]
[NIC "EO.64"]
[Time "19:55:11"]

1. c4 c5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. g3 e6 4. Bg2 Nc6 5. d3 Be7 6. e4 O-O 7. Nge2 b6 8.
O-O Bb7 9. h3 d6 10. Be3 e5 11. Nd5 Nd4 12. Nxe7+ Qxe7 13. Nxd4 cxd4 14. Bg5
h6 15. Bd2 a5 16. f4 Rac8 17. fxe5 dxe5 18. Rf5 Nd7 19. Qg4 Kh8 20. Raf1 Rc6
21. Qf3 Rf6 22. Rxf6 Nxf6 23. Bxh6 Nxe4 24. dxe4 gxh6 25. Qf6+ {Black
resigns} 1-0