[Event "GM Keith Arkell Online Simul"] [Site ""] [Date "2022.01.29"] [Round "?"] [White "K Arkell"] [Black "A Brusey"] [Result "0-1"] 1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.c4 Bg4 4.Nc3 e6 5.cxd5 exd5 6.Bg5 Be7 7.Bxe7 Ngxe7 8. e3 O-O 9.Be2 Qd6 10.O-O a6 11.Rc1 Rad8 12.Na4 Bc8 13.Nc5 Nb8 14.b4 b6 15. Nd3 Bb7 16.a4 c6 17.a5 b5 18.g3 h6 19.Kg2 Bc8 20.h4 Bf5 {Up to now, Keith has had a small advantage. Here he seems to miss a simple move which wins Alan a pawn.} 21.h5? Bxd3 22.Qxd3 Qxb4 23.Qc3 Qxc3 24.Rxc3 f6 25.Bd3 Nc8 26.Nh4 Nd6 27. Nf5 Nc4 28.Bxc4 dxc4 {The potentially mobile queenside pawn majority gives Alan a clear advantage. Keith tries to counterattack in the centre.} 29.e4 Kf7 30.Rd1 c5 31.d5 Nc6 32.f4 Nxa5?! {This move gives Keith a chance to get round the back.} 33.Ra3 Nb3 34.Rxa6 c3 35.Ra2? {Keith misses a chance. Attacking with } ( 35.Ra7+ Kg8 36.Rxg7+ Kh8 37.Rg6 c2 38.Rxh6+ Kg8 {leads to perpetual check as} 39.Rg6+ Kf7?? 40.Rg7+ Ke8 41.Re7# {is mate.} ) 35...b4 36.e5 fxe5 37.fxe5 Kg8 38.Ne7+ Kh7 39.Nc6 Ra8 40.Re2 Nd4 41.Nxd4 cxd4 42.Rxd4 b3 43.Rb4 Ra2 {White has to allow a pawn through or lose a rook. Well Done, Alan!} 0-1
[Event "Spring Competitors' League"] [Site "?"] [Date "2022.02.03"] [Round "?"] [White "C Howard"] [Black "A Brusey"] [Result "0-1"] [EventDate "2022.02.03"] 1.c4 c6 2.Nc3 d5 3.cxd5 cxd5 4.d4 Nf6 5.Nf3 Nc6 6.Bg5 e6 7.e3 Be7 8. Be2 Qb6 9.Qc2 O-O 10.O-O h6 11.Bh4 a6 12.Rfc1 g5 13.Bg3 Bd7 14.Na4 Qa5 15.Nc5 Bxc5 16.Qxc5 Qxc5 17.Rxc5 Ne4 18.Rc2 Rac8 19.Rac1 Nxg3 20.hxg3 f5 21.Ne1 Nb4 22.Rxc8 Rxc8 23.Rxc8+ Bxc8 24.a3 Nc6 25.Nd3 b6 26.b4 Kf7 27.Kf1 Kf6 28.f4 g4 29.Ke1 a5 30.bxa5 Nxa5 31.Ne5 Nb7 32.Kd2 Nd6 33. Bd3 Ke7 34.Kc3 Bb7 35.Kb4 h5 36.a4 Kd8 37.Bb5 Ne4 38.Bd7 Nxg3 39.Bxe6 h4 40.Kb5 Kc7 41.Nxg4 fxg4 42.Bxg4 Bc6+ 43.Kb4 Nf1 44.f5 Nxe3 45.f6 Kd6 46.Bh3 Nc2+ 47.Kc3 Bxa4 0-1
[Event "Spring Competitor's League"] [Site "?"] [Date "2022.02.03"] [Round "?"] [White "J Blackmore"] [Black "P Brooks"] [Result "1-0"] [EventDate "2022.02.03"] 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nd2 Nf6 4.e5 Nfd7 5.Bd3 c5 6.c3 Nc6 7.Ngf3 f6 8.exf6 Nxf6 9.O-O cxd4 10.cxd4 Bd6 11.Nb3 Qc7 12.Bg5 O-O 13.Rc1 Qb6 14.Bh4 Bd7 15.Bg3 Bxg3 16.hxg3 Rac8 17.Ne5 Be8 18.Ng4 Qd8 19.Re1 Bf7 20.Nc5 Nxg4 21.Qxg4 Qf6 22.Nd7 Qxd4 23.Qxd4 Nxd4 24.Nxf8 Rxf8 25.Rc7 Rb8 26. Rc3 Be8 27.f4 Bc6 28.Kf2 Kf7 29.Ke3 Nf5+ 30.Bxf5 d4+ 31.Kxd4 exf5 32. Re5 g6 33.Ke3 Rd8 34.Rc2 Rd7 35.b3 Be4 36.Rd2 Rc7 37.Kf2 b6 38.Rb2 Rd7 39.Kg1 Rc7 40.Rd2 Rc1+ 41.Kh2 Rc7 42.Rb5 Bc6 43.Rb4 Be4 44.Rbd4 Ke7 45.Rd8 Ke6 46.Re8+ Kf7 47.Rh8 Kf6 48.Kh3 Kg7 49.Rhd8 Re7 50.R8d7 Kf7 51.Rxe7+ Kxe7 52.g4 Ke6 53.g3 a6 54.a3 fxg4+ 55.Kxg4 Bd5 56.b4 Bc4 57. Kg5 Ke7 58.g4 Be6 59.f5 gxf5 60.gxf5 h6+ 61.Kg6 1-0