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Games from the 2015 US Open in Phoenix

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Old August 15th 15, 10:37 PM posted to rec.games.chess.politics
Kenneth Sloan
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Default Games from the 2015 US Open in Phoenix

On Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 12:07:50 AM UTC-5, samsloan wrote:
Correction on the ratings

[Event "US Open Championship"]
[Site "Phoenix AZ USA"]
[Date "2015.08.06"]
[Round "04"]
[White "Miller, Matthew"]
[Black "Sloan, Sam"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A00"]
[WhiteElo "2209"]
[BlackElo "1957"]

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 f6 3.Nxe5 fxe5 4.Qh5+ Ke7 5.Qxe5+ Kf7 6.Bc4+ d5 7.Bxd5+ Kg6 8.h4 h6 9.Bxb7 Bd6 10.Qa5 Bb4 11.Qxb4 Bxb7 12.Qxb7 Nd7 13.Nc3 Ne7 14.d3 Rf8 15.b3 a5 16.Be3 Kh7 17.Qb5 Ng6 18.O-O-O Nxh4 19.Rxh4 Qxh4 20.Qxd7 Qf6 21.Qf5+ Qxf5 22.exf5 Rxf5 23.Rh1 Rf6 24.g4 Rc6 25.Kd2 Re6 26.Rh5 Rg6 27.g5 Re6 28.gxh6 gxh6 29.Rc5 c6 30.Ne4 a4 31.b4 a3 32.Ng3 Rb8 33.Kc3 Rg8 34.Nf5 Rg1 35.Nd4 Reg6 36.Nxc6 Rb1 37.b5 Rb2 38.Nb4 Rg4 39.Rc4 Rg7 40.b6 h5 41.Rc7 h4 42.Rxg7+ Kxg7 43.b7 1-0

These are two identical twin brothers that not only look alike but they have almost exactly the same rating which is about 2220. I had to play both of them with the Black pieces in successive rounds.

They should make a rule against this.


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