Themes & Opening of the Year

Riley Lane, TS

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Opening of the Year

Updated Nov 12, 2010

TOY article for KK 284:

THEMES AND OPENING OF THE YEAR (TOY) by Riley Lane
Entries/Results to: Riley Lane, 2127 Monaco Drive, Columbus, GA 31903-3007
BeaukissRambler@aol,com

08 Opening of the Year(French Defense-Advance Variation) was won by Michael Bates 12-0.

09 Opening of the Year(Queen's Indian-Petrosian Variation) has 5 unfinished games with  Mathiopoulos, de Baene & Donaghy in contention.

10 Opening of the Year canceled due to lack of sufficient entries(see 11G-WG below.

11 Opening of the Year
Seeking entries for
A.  Caro-Kann Defense=1.e4 c6;
B. French Defense=1.e4 e6;
C. Sicilian Defense= 1.e4 c5 or
D. Your Favorite Opening.  On March 1, 2011 I will select the Opening for which I have received the most entries as 2011 Opening Of The Year. Others receiving votes will be advertised as Sections Forming in King's Korners.  Entries will be accepted for Opening Of The Year until November 1, 2011.

Sections Forming

10ACG(Albin Counter Gambit=1.d4 d5 2.c4 e5 3.dxe5 d4). Julian Hernandez, Alexander Mathiopoulos & Z. L. King.  Need one want two.

11G-WG(Gibbons-Wedchagen Gambit=1.d4 Nf6 2.g4) Has William Widener, Alexander Mathiopoulos & Z. L. King. Want two, need one.

11FLBV(Fr Def-La Boudonnais Var.=1.e4 e6 2.f4) Has James Ruth. Want four, need three.
Any suggestions? I'd be happy to advertise a section in your favorite Opening.

Corrections
Announcement in KK 281 of result in 07KG1 as Alexander Mathiopoulos 1, Eugene Papowitz 0 was in error/ Game is still being played. Please adjust ratings.

Results

07ACD1=Alexander Mathiopoulos 1, George Peter 0.

07SICN1=A. Mathiopoulos 1, G. Peter 0.

08DUT1=A. Mathiopoulos 2, James Brown 0.

08KG1=Eugene Papowitz ½, A.  Mathiopoulos ½.

08NMZ1=A. Mathiopoulos 1, E. Papowitz 0.

08RYL1=A. Mathiopoulos 1, Keith Sanders 0; A.  Mathiopoulos 1, K. Sanders 0*; Dan Easley 2, K. Sanders o*; Steve Kha 2, K. Sanders 0*.

08TOY1=Walter Stephan 1, Julian Hernandez 0.

08WNG1=J. Brown 2, John Sasseen 0.

09ALK=A. Mathiopoulos 1, William Widener 0; Julian Hernandez 2, W. Widener 0*; John Walker 2, W. Widener 0*; G.Peter 2, W. Widener 0*; A. Mathiopoulos 1, W. Widener 0*.

09BDG=J. Hernandez 1, J. Brown 0; J.Hernandez 2, W. Widener 0*; A. Mathiopoulos 2, W. Widener 0*, J. Brown 1, W. Widener 0*; George Peter 2, W. Widener 0*; A. Mathiopoulos 1, J. Brown 0.

09B-HG=William W. 2, Keith Sanders 0*; A. Mathiopoulos 2, Keith Sanders 0*; Dan Easley 2, Keith Sanders 0*; Dan Easley 2, W. Widener 0*; A. Mathiopoulos 2, W. Widener 0.

009E4K=George P. 2, W. Widener 0*; A.Mathiopoulos 2, W. Widener 0*; J. Brown 2, W. Widener 0*.

09EHD=G. Peter 2, W. Widener 0*; A. Mathiopoulos 2, W. Widener 0*; J. Brown 2. W. Widener 0*.

09FRT=J. Hernandez 2, W. Widener 0*; A. Mathiopoulos 2, W. Widener 0*; D. Easley 2, W. Widener 0*; G. Peter 2, W. Widener 0*.

09LAT=G. Peter 2, W. Widener 0*; A. Mathiopoulos 2, W. Widener 0*; Manuel Singleton 2, W. Widener 0*; J. Brown 2, W. Widener 0*; M. Singleton 1, J. Brown 0..

09QDG=Julian Hernandez 2, W. Widener 0*; A. Mathiopoulos 2, W. Widener 0*; Luther Cofield 2, W. Widener 0*; G. Peter 2, W. Widener 0*.

09SDG=D. Easley 2, W. Widener 0*; A. Mathiopoulos 2, W. Widener 0*; J. Brown 1, W. Widener 0*; G. Peter 2, W. Widener 0*; J. Brown 1, W. Widener 0; A. Mathiopoulos 1, J. Brown 0.

09SGS=J. Hernandez 2, W. Widener 0*; A. Mathiopoulos 2, W. Widener 0*; J. Brown 2, W. Widener 0*; G. Peter 2, W. Widener 0*; D. Easley 2, W. Widener 0*; A. Mathiopoulos 1, J. Brown 0.
*=Do not rate. Send me the game scores for adjudication if rating desired.

Completed Sections

08TOY1
# 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Total
1 X 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
2 2 X 0 2 2 2 2 10
3 2 2 X 2 2 2 2 12
4 0 0 0 X 0 1 0 1
5 2 0 0 2 X 1 2 7
6 2 0 0 1 1 X 1 5
7 2 0 0 2 2 1 X 7
2008 Opening Of The Year=French Defense-Nimzowitsch Attack. 1=Luther Cofield, 2=Riley Lane, 3= Michael Bates, 4=Raul Flores, 5=Ricky Clemons, 6=Walter Stephan & 7=Julian Hernandez,

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