[Event "NA A v Teignmouth"] [Site "?"] [Date "2022.03.17"] [Round "?"] [White "W Ingham"] [Black "C Howard"] [Result "0-1"] [EventDate "2022.03.17"] 1.d4 Nf6 2.Bf4 d5 3.e3 Bf5 4.Nf3 h6 5.c4 c6 6.Qb3 Qb6 7.c5 Qxb3 8.axb3 Nbd7 9.Nc3 g5 10.Be5 Bg7 11.h3 Nxe5 12.Nxe5 Nd7 13.Nxd7 ( 13.Bd3 {swapping off one of the bishops is better.} ) 13...Kxd7 14.b4 a6 15.g4 Bg6 16.Kd2 e5 17.dxe5 Bxe5 18.Bd3 Bxd3 19.Kxd3 Rae8 20.Rab1 f5 21.b3?! {This just weakens the dark squares - over the next few moves Charlie gradually builds an advantage.} 21...Rhf8 22.Rbf1 Bxc3 23.Kxc3 f4 24.e4 {Bill tries to stem the pressure by giving up a pawn but it doesn't work.} ( 24.Re1 fxe3 25.fxe3 Rf3 26.Kd3 Re4 {isn't any better.} ) 24...dxe4 25.Rd1+ Kc7 26.Rd6 e3 27.fxe3 Rxe3+ 28.Rd3 {This just leaves black with an extra protected passed pawn so maybe 28...Kc2 was a better try.} 28...Rxd3+ 29.Kxd3 Re8 30.h4 Re3+ 31.Kc4 Rg3 32.hxg5 hxg5 33.Rh7+ Kb8 34. Rh8+ Ka7 35.Rg8 Rxg4 {The position is totally won and Charlie gradually shepherds his pawns towards promotion.} 36.Kd3 Rg3+ 37.Kc4 g4 38.Rf8 f3 39.Kd3 Rg2 40.Rf4 f2 41.Ke2 g3 42.b5 axb5 0-1
[Event "NA A v Teignmouth"] [Site "?"] [Date "2022.03.17"] [Round "?"] [White "J Blackmore"] [Black "I Henry"] [Result "1-0"] [EventDate "2022.03.17"] 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 Bb4+ 4.Bd2 Qe7 5.g3 b6 6.Bg2 Bb7 7.O-O O-O 8.Nc3 d5 9.a3 Bd6 10.cxd5 exd5 11.Nb5 Ne4 12.Nxd6 Nxd6 13.Rc1 c6 14.Re1 Nd7 15.Qc2 Rfe8 16.Ng5 Nf6 17.Nh3 Rac8 18.Bb4 Qd8 19.e3 a5 20.Bc3 Nfe4 21.Nf4 Nxc3 22.Qxc3 Ne4 23.Qd3 g6 24.b4 axb4 25.axb4 f5 26.Qb3 g5 27.Nd3 g4 28.Ne5 Qd6 29.f4 gxf3 30.Nxf3 Ba6 31.Qb2 Bc4 32.Ne5 Bb5 33.Ra1 Ra8 34.Bxe4 dxe4? {After a tight game, Ian takes back with the wrong pawn.} ( 34...fxe4 35.Qf2 Qe6 36.Qf4 {and white is better, but there is plenty of play left in the position.} ) 35.Qb3+ Kg7? {A second poor move in succession. 35...Qd5 is much better.} 36.Qf7+ Kh8 37.Qxe8+! {A neat tactic to end the game.} 37...Rxe8 38.Nf7+ 1-0
[Event "NA A v Teignmouth"] [Site "?"] [Date "2022.03.17"] [Round "?"] [White "R Brenton"] [Black "C Tucker"] [Result "1-0"] [EventDate "2022.03.17"] 1.d4 e5 2.Nc3 Nc6 3.d5 Na5 4.e4 d6 5.b4 c6 6.bxa5 Qxa5 7.Bd2 a6 8.Bc4 b5 9.Nxb5 Qb6 10.Nc3 c5 11.Rb1 Qd8 12.Nf3 Bg4 13.Qe2 a5 14.h3 Bd7 15.Bb5 Nf6 16.Bg5 Be7 17.Bxd7+ Qxd7 18.O-O O-O 19.Rb5 h6 20.Bxf6 Bxf6 21.Rfb1 Qc7 22. Rb7 Qd8 23.R1b6 Be7 24.Nd2 Qc8 25.Rxe7 Rd8 26.Qf3 f6 27.Rbb7 1-0