Follow Club Member’s Games Live at Las Vegas International Chess Festival


Colin Dougherty is playing in the Las Vegas International Chess Festival this weekend (June 16-17). You can follow his games live by going to http://monroi.com. It’s free, but you have to register and login to watch the games.

He will be playing 4 games on Saturday and 2 on Sunday. Games on Saturday are at 1  pm, 2pm , 5 pm, & 8 pm. Sunday’s games (longer games) are at 1 pm & 8 pm. All times are EST.

Check it out and cheer Colin on!

Update:

I wasn’t able to view/find his first three games, but here is his 4th game.

Dougherty, Colin (1871) v. Ding, Jill (1730), Round 4
Las Vegas International Chess Festival

June 17, 2012 

1. Nf3 c5 2. c4 d6 3. g3 g6 4. Bg2 Bg7 5. Nc3 Nc6 6. O-O e5 7. e3 Nge7 8. d3 O-O 9. Qd2 h6 10. b3 Be6 11. Bb2 f5 12. Rfd1 d5 13. cxd5 Nxd5 14. Nxd5 Bxd5 15. Rac1 b6 16. Qe2

({Houdini for Chess King Pro x64:} 16. d4 exd4 17. exd4 Nxd4 18. Bxd4 cxd4 19. Nxd4 Bxg2 20. Kxg2 Rc8 21. Nc6 Qxd2 22. Rxd2 Rc7 23. Re2 Kh7 24. Re7 Rxe7 25. Nxe7 Rf7 26. Re1 f4 27. Re6 fxg3 28. hxg3 g5 29. Nc6 Rd7 30. a4 Rd3 31. b4 Ra3 32. a5 bxa5 33. bxa5 {0.16/23})

16… Ne7??

({Houdini for Chess King Pro x64:} 16… Qe8 17. e4 fxe4 18. Nd2 Rd8 19. Bxe4 Qe6 20. a3 Rf7 21. Bc3 Bxe4 22. Qxe4 Qf6 23. Qe2 Qf5 24. Ne4 a5 25. Re1 Rdf8 26. Kh1 Qf3+ 27. Kg1 Rd7 28. Rcd1 Qf5 29. Kh1 Kh7 30. Kg1 Kg8 31. Kh1 {-0.10/24})

17. e4 Bb7 18. Nxe5 Kh7

({Houdini for Chess King Pro x64:} 18… Qd6 19. Nc4 Qd7 20. Bxg7 Kxg7 21. Qb2+ Kh7 22. d4 Rad8 23. Ne5 Qc8 24. dxc5 bxc5 25. exf5 Nxf5 26. Bxb7 Qxb7 27. Qc2 Qc7 28. Qc3 h5 29. Rd3 Rxd3 30. Nxd3 Rd8 31. Nxc5 Nd4 32. Qe3 a5 33. h4 Kg8 34. Rc4 Nf5 35. Qe6+ Kh7 36. Ne4 Rd1+ 37. Kg2 Qa7 38. Ng5+ Kg7 39. Qe5+ Kg8 {2.19/23})

19. d4 Bxe5 20. dxe5 Qc7 21. exf5?

({Houdini for Chess King Pro x64:} 21. Rd6 Rae8 22. Rcd1 Bc8 23. Qc4 b5 24. Qxb5 f4 25. Rc1 fxg3 26. hxg3 Ng8 27. Rxc5 Qf7 28. f4 Bg4 29. Bf1 Qg7 30. Bc3 Rd8 31. Bc4 h5 32. Qa5 Rc8 33. Bd4 Ne7 34. Rxc8 Nxc8 35. e6 Qe7 36. Rd7 {5.59/22})

21… Nxf5 22. e6 Rae8 23. Bxb7?

({Houdini for Chess King Pro x64:} 23. Be5 Rxe6 24. Bxc7 Rxe2 25. Rd7+ Re7 26. Rxe7+ {6.10/28})

23… Qxb7 24. Qe5

({Houdini for Chess King Pro x64:} 24. Rc2 Nd4 25. Bxd4 cxd4 26. Rxd4 Kg8 27. Rd6 Qf3 28. e7 Qxe2 29. Rxe2 Rf5 30. Rxg6+ Kh7 31. Rc6 Kg7 32. Kg2 Rf6 33. Rc7 a5 34. Kh3 Kg6 35. f4 Kf7 36. Kh4 b5 37. Kh5 Rf5+ 38. Kg4 Rd5 39. f5 a4 40. Re6 Rd2 41. bxa4 bxa4 42. Rxh6 Rxa2 43. Kg5 Rg8+ 44. Kf4 Re8 {4.31/25})

24… Re7 25. Rd2 Ng7 26. Rcd1 Qf3 27. Qe2

({Houdini for Chess King Pro x64:} 27. h4 h5 28. Re2 Rf5 29. Qe3 Rxe6 30. Qxf3 Rxf3 31. Rxe6 Nxe6 32. Rd7+ Kg8 33. Rxa7 Rd3 34. Ra6 Rd2 35. Rxb6 Kf7 36. Rb7+ Kf8 37. Be5 Rxa2 38. Bd6+ Kg8 39. Re7 Nd4 40. Bxc5 Nxb3 41. Be3 Nd2 42. Kg2 Nc4 43. Bd4 Kf8 {1.29/27}) 

27… Nxe6 28. Qxf3 Rxf3 29. Rd7 Rff7 30. Rxe7 Rxe7 31. f4 h5

({Houdini for Chess King Pro x64:} 31… g5 32. Re1 gxf4 33. gxf4 Re8 34. f5 Ng7 35. Rxe8 Nxe8 36. Kf2 Nd6 37. Be5 Nxf5 38. Bb8 a6 39. Ba7 c4 40. Bxb6 cxb3 41. axb3 Kg6 42. Kf3 Nd6 43. Kf4 Nf7 44. Bd4 Ng5 45. Bc3 Nh3+ 46. Ke4 Ng5+ 47. Kd5 Kf5 48. Bb2 h5 49. Bc3 Ne6 50. Kc4 Ke4 {0.12/27})

32. Kf2 Kg8 33. Kf3 Kf7 34. h3 g5 35. f5 Nf8

({Houdini for Chess King Pro x64:} 35… g4+ 36. Kf2 Ng5 37. hxg4 hxg4 38. Rd8 b5 39. Bh8 Nh3+ 40. Kf1 Re3 41. Rd7+ Ke8 42. Rxa7 Rxg3 43. Be5 Rf3+ 44. Kg2 Rf2+ 45. Kg3 Rxf5 46. Kxg4 Rxe5 47. Kxh3 c4 48. bxc4 bxc4 49. Rc7 Re4 50. Kg3 Kd8 51. Kf3 Rh4 52. Rc5 Kd7 53. Ke3 Kd6 54. Rc8 Kd5 55. Kd2 Rh2+ 56. Kc3 Rh3+ 57. Kc2 {-0.13/28})

36. g4 h4 37. Rd6

({Houdini for Chess King Pro x64:} 37. Bc1 Nh7 38. Rd8 Re1 39. Bb2 Nf8 40. Ra8 Nd7 41. Rxa7 Ke7 42. Bc3 Rh1 43. Bd2 Rxh3+ 44. Ke4 Ke8 45. Bxg5 Rh1 46. Kf3 h3 47. Kg3 h2 48. Ra4 b5 49. Re4+ Kf8 50. Kg2 Ra1 51. Kxh2 Rxa2+ 52. Kg3 Rb2 53. Be7+ Kg8 54. Re3 c4 55. bxc4 bxc4 56. Bd6 Rb3 57. Kf4 Nf6 58. Re6 Nd5+ 59. Ke4 Rd3 60. Be5 Nc3+ 61. Bxc3 Rxc3 62. Rc6 Rg3 63. Kf4 Rc3 64. Ke5 Rc2 65. g5 {1.35/5})

37… Re8 38. Rf6+ Kg8 39. Rh6 Kf7 40. Rd6 Nh7 41. Rd7+ Re7 42. Rxe7+ Kxe7 43. Ke4 Nf8 44. Kd5 Kd7

({Houdini for Chess King Pro x64:} 44… Nd7 45. Kc6 Ke8 46. Kb7 a5 47. Bc1 a4 48. Bxg5 b5 49. bxa4 bxa4 50. Bxh4 c4 51. Be1 Ne5 52. Bc3 Nd3 53. Kc6 Nf4 54. Kc5 Nxh3 55. Kxc4 Kf7 56. Kb4 Kg8 57. Bd4 Ng5 58. Kxa4 Nf3 59. Bb2 Nh2 60. g5 Nf3 61. g6 Nh4 62. g7 Nxf5 63. Kb3 Ne7 64. a4 Nc6 65. Kc4 Kf7 66. Kb5 Na7+ 67. Kc5 Nc8 68. a5 {3.73/28}) 

45. Bg7 Nh7 46. a4 a6 47. f6 Ke8 48. Kc6 b5 49. Kxc5 Kf7 50. axb5 axb5 51. Kxb5 Nxf6 52. Bxf6 Kxf6 53. Kc4 Ke5 54. b4 Kf4 55. b5 Kg3 56. b6 Kxh3 57. b7 Kg2 58. b8=Q h3 59. Qe5 h2 60. Qxg5 1-0

And congratulations to Colin for his win!

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