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38-Tournament -- Hourglass Chess Game 2

The following game was played as part of the 38 Square Challenge Tournament - Round Two.

The Game

The game played was Hourglass Chess. As specified in the rules, and unless stated otherwise, the standard variant of the game was played with no special rules in effect.

The Players

The players were Ben Good (playing White) and Stephen Kennedy (playing Black). The outcome of the game was a win for White.

The Moves

     Ben       Steve
 1.  B:f1-g2   P:f5-e4
 2.  P:f2-e3   P:b5-c4
 3.  C:g1-f2   C:b6-b4
 4.  N:c1-d3   C:b4-a5
 5.  C:b1-a2   C:g6-f5
 6.  P:b2-c3   N:c6-b4
 7.  N:d3xb4   C:a5xb4
 8.  N:e1-d3   C:b4-a5
 9.  C:a2-b3   N:e6-d4
10.  C:b3-b4   C:a5xb4
11.  N:d3xb4   B:a6-b5
12.  P:c3xc4   B:b5xc4
13.  P:e2-d3   N:d4-b3
14.  B:a1-b2   B:f6-g5
15.  P:d2-c3   B:c4xd3
16.  N:b4xd3   B:g5xe3
17.  C:f2-f3   P:e5-f4
18.  C:f3xe4   C:f5xe4
19.  B:g2xe4   P:d5-c4
20.  P:c3xc5   P:c5xc4
21.  K:d1-e2   B:e3-d2
22.  B:b2-e5+  K:d6-e6
23.  B:e5xf4   B:d2xf4
24.  N:d3xf4+  K:e6-e5
25.  K:e2-e3   N:b3-d4
26.  N:f4-d3+  K:e5-d6
27.  K:e3xd4   P:c4-b3
28.  B:e4-d5   P:b3-a3
29.  B:d5xa2   K:d6-c6
30.  P:c2-b3   K:c5-b5
31.  P:b3-c4   K:b5-c6
32.  P:c4-d5   K:c6-b6
33.  P:d5-e6=C K:b6-b5
34.  B:a2-c4+  K:b5-b6
35:  C:e6-d5   K:b6-a5
36.  C:d5-b5++


  a   b   c   d   e   f   g
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
|   |:::|   |:::|   |:::|   | 6
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
|#K#| C |:::|   |:::|   |:::| 5
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
    |:::| B |:K:|   |:::|     4
    +---+---+---+---+---+
    |   |:::| N |:::|   |     3
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
|   |:::|   |:::|   |:::|   | 2
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+
|:::|   |:::|   |:::|   |:::| 1
+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+

Overall Comments


Comments and moves written by the players. Edited by David Howe.
WWW page created: June 13, 1998.