2015 TCA Tasmanian Lightning - The McMahon Massacre

Denis McMahon took apart his opposition in the Tasmanian Lightning Championships on Saturday the 6th of June.  Denis scored 8 from 9 rounds with his only defeat coming from top seed Josh Loh.  Below is all the action from board 1 starting with a thrilling time battle where middle seed Dylan Kuzmic falls about a minute behind Josh Loh, only to come back and score a win on time after Josh queens and is chasing mate.

List of players

Final Standings

Tasmanian Lightning 2015 Crosstable

LOH, Joshua (2150) - KUZMIC, Dylan (1620) [D02]

1.Nf3 d5 2.d4 e6 3.Bg5 Be7 4.Bxe7 Qxe7 5.Nbd2 Nf6 6.e3 c5 7.c3 c4 8.Be2 0–0 9.0–0 Nc6 10.b3 b5 11.a4 b4 12.cxb4 Nxb4 13.bxc4 Ba6 14.c5 Bxe2 15.Qxe2 a5 16.Nb3 Ne4 17.Rfc1 Rfc8 18.Ne5 f6 19.Nd3 Nc6 20.f3 Ng5 21.Qd2 Rcb8 22.Rc3 Rb7 23.h4 Nf7 24.Re1 f5 25.Qf2 Rab8 26.Nbc1 Nb4 27.c6 Rc7 28.Nxb4 Qxb4 29.Qc2 Nd6 30.Nd3 Qb6 31.Ne5 Rbc8 32.Rb1 Qa6 33.Rc5 Nc4 34.Nxc4 dxc4 35.Rxc4 Rxc6 36.Rxc6 Rxc6 37.Qb3 Qc8 38.d5 Rc1+ 39.Kh2 Rxb1 40.Qxb1 Qc7+ 41.f4 Qd6 42.dxe6 Qxe6 43.Qd3 h6 44.Qd8+ Kh7 45.Qxa5 Qxe3 46.Qxf5+ Kg8 47.a5 Qf2 48.Qe6+ Kh7 49.Qf5+ Kg8 50.Qg4 Qb2 51.a6 Qb8 52.Qe6+ Kh7 53.Qc6 Qa7 54.Qb7 Qxb7 55.axb7 Kg8 56.b8Q+ Kh7 57.Qe5 Kg8 58.Kg3 Kh7 59.Kg4 Kg8 60.Kh5 Kh7 61.Qf5+ Kg8 62.Kg6 [With the next move an unclaimed illegal move of Kh7, followed by Qf7 and black claiming a win on time.] 0-1


BONHAM,Kevin (1998) - PIERCE,James (1696) [C13]

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nd2 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Nf6 5.Bg5 Be7 6.Bxf6 Bxf6 7.Nf3 0–0 8.c3 b6 9.Bd3 Bb7 10.Qe2 Nd7 11.Nxf6+ Nxf6 12.0–0 Rc8 13.Rfe1 c5 14.dxc5 Rxc5 15.Ba6 Qc8 16.Bxb7 Qxb7 17.Ne5 Nd7 18.Nd3 Rc7 19.Nf4 Nc5 20.Qg4 f5 21.Qe2 Ne4 22.Nxe6 Re7 23.Nxf8 Kxf8 24.Qd3 Nf6 25.Qd8+ Kf7 26.Rxe7+ Qxe7 27.Qxe7+ Kxe7 28.Re1+ Kd6 29.Rd1+ Ke7 30.f3 g6 31.Kf2 Nd7 32.c4 Nc5 33.b3 a5 34.Re1+ Kf7 35.Rd1 Ke7 36.Ke3 Ne6 37.Rd5 f4+ 38.Ke4 g5 39.Ke5 Nc7 40.Rd6 b5 41.Rc6 Ne8 42.Re6+ Kf7 43.Rxe8 Kxe8 44.cxb5 Kd7 45.a4 Ke7 46.Kf5 1–0


KUZMIC,Dylan (1620) - BONHAM,Kevin (1998) [A00]

1.b4 c6 2.Bb2 a5 3.a3 Qb6 4.c3 d5 5.e3 axb4 6.cxb4 Nd7 7.Nf3 Ngf6 8.Bd3 e6 9.0–0 Bd6 10.Qc2 e5 11.Bf5 e4 12.Nd4 Ne5 13.Bxc8 Rxc8 14.Nc3 0–0 15.Nf5 Qc7 16.Nxd6 Qxd6 17.Rad1 Nd3 18.Ne2 Ng4 19.g3 Qh6 20.h4 g5 21.Kg2 gxh4 22.Rh1 Nxb2 23.Qxb2 Qf6 24.Rdf1 Qxb2 25.Rxh4 Nf6 26.Nf4 Qxd2 27.Rfh1 Qc3 28.Nh5 Nxh5 29.Rxh5 Qg7 30.f4 exf3+ 31.Kxf3 f5 32.R1h4 Rce8 33.Rf4 Re4 34.Rhxf5 Rxf5 35.Rxf5 Qg4+ 0–1



BONHAM,Kevin (1998) - McMAHON,Denis (1869) [B01]

 1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Nf6 3.d4 Nxd5 4.c4 Nb6 5.b3 g6 6.Bb2 Bg7 7.Nf3 Bg4 8.Be2 Nc6 9.0–0 Qd7 10.Na3 0–0–0 11.Nb5 a6 12.d5 Bxb2 13.dxc6 Qxd1 14.Raxd1 axb5 15.cxb7+ Kxb7 16.Ng5 Bxe2 17.Rxd8 Rxd8 18.Re1 Rd1 19.Rxd1 Bxd1 20.c5 Nd5 21.Nxf7 Kc6 22.Nd8+ Kxc5 23.Nb7+ Kb6 24.Nd8 Bg4 25.h3 Bd7 26.g3 c5 0–1





McMAHON,Denis (1869) - PIERCE,James (1696) [C02]

 1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.e5 c5 4.c3 Nc6 5.Nf3 Qb6 6.Bd3 cxd4 7.cxd4 Nxd4 8.Nxd4 Qxd4 9.Bb5+ 1–0








KUZMIC,Dylan (1620) - McMAHON,Denis (1869) [A00]

 1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bxb4 3.Bxe5 Nf6 4.e3 Nc6 5.Bc3 Qe7 6.a3 Bxc3 7.Nxc3 d5 8.Bb5 Bd7 9.Nf3 0–0 10.0–0 a6 11.Bd3 Bg4 12.Be2 Rfe8 13.h3 Bh5 14.d3 Rad8 15.Nh2 Bxe2 16.Qxe2 d4 17.Nd1 dxe3 18.Nxe3 Nd5 19.Rfe1 Qg5 20.Nf3 Qf4 21.g3 Qh6 22.Qf1 Nxe3 23.fxe3 Rxe3 24.Qf2 Rde8 25.Rxe3 Qxe3 26.Qxe3 Rxe3 27.Kf2 Re6 28.Re1 Rxe1 29.Kxe1 Kf8 30.Kd2 f6 31.c3 Ke7 32.Ke3 Ke6 33.Nd4+ Nxd4 34.Kxd4 b6 35.a4 c5+ 36.Ke4 f5+ 37.Ke3 g5 38.c4 Ke5 0–1




McMAHON,Denis (1869) - LOH,Joshua (2150) [B02]

 1.e4 Nf6 2.e5 Nd5 3.c4 Nb6 4.a4 a5 5.Ra3 Nc6 6.d4 d6 7.exd6 cxd6 8.Rg3 g6 9.Nf3 Bg7 10.Nc3 Bf5 11.Bd3 Bxd3 12.Qxd3 Nb4 13.Qb1 Nxc4 14.0–0 0–0 15.h4 e5 16.d5 f5 17.Ng5 Qe8 18.Ne6 Rf7 19.h5 Re7 20.Ng5 e4 21.Ne6 Nxd5 22.Nxd5 Rxe6 23.Qa2 Rc8 24.b3 Ne5 25.Nf4 Rf6 26.b4+ Qf7 27.Nd5 Nd3 28.Nxf6+ Bxf6 29.Qxf7+ Kxf7 30.hxg6+ hxg6 31.Ba3 axb4 32.Rxd3 exd3 33.Bc1 b3 34.Rd1 b2 35.Bd2 Rc2 36.Be3 Re2 37.Kf1 Bc3 38.g3 Re1+ 0-1




MANZER,Carl - McMAHON,Denis (1869) [B01]

1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Nf6 3.c4 c6 4.dxc6 Nxc6 5.Nf3 e5 6.Qe2 Bg4 7.h3 Bxf3 8.Qxf3 Bc5 9.Nc3 0–0 10.Bd3 Nd4 11.Qd1 e4 12.Bxe4 Nxe4 13.Nxe4 Re8 14.d3 f5 15.0–0 fxe4 16.dxe4 Rxe4 17.Be3 Qf6 18.Rc1 Rd8 19.Qe1 Qg6 20.Rc3 Nf3+ 21.Kh1 Nxe1 22.Rxe1 Bxe3 0–1






McMAHON,Denis (1869) - ELLIS,Felix (1854) [A05]

 1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.g3 Nc6 4.d3 g6 5.Bg2 Bg7 6.c3 Nf6 7.0–0 0–0 8.Re1 Qc7 9.a4 a6 10.Nbd2 Rb8 11.Nf1 b5 12.h4 b4 13.d4 bxc3 14.bxc3 Bg4 15.N1h2 Bxf3 16.Nxf3 cxd4 17.cxd4 Rfc8 18.Be3 Nb4 19.Rc1 Qd7 20.Ng5 a5 21.Bh3 Ng4 22.f3 Nxe3 23.Rxe3 e6 24.Rxc8+ Qxc8 25.e5 dxe5 26.dxe5 Qc2 27.Qe2 Qc1+ 28.Qe1 Qxe1+ 29.Rxe1 Rd8 30.Bxe6 fxe6 31.Nxe6 Re8 32.Nxg7 Kxg7 33.f4 Kf7 34.Rc1 Ke6 35.Rc6+ Kf5 36.Rf6+ Kg4 37.Kg2 Nd3 38.Rf7 h5 39.Rf6 Rg8 40.e6 Re8 41.Rxg6+ Kf5 42.Rg5+ Kxe6 43.Rxh5 Kf6 44.Rxa5 Re2+ 45.Kf3 Rf2+ 46.Ke3 Rg2 47.Kxd3 Rxg3+ 48.Ke4 Rg4 49.Ra6+ Kg7 50.Ra7+ Kg6 51.Ra6+ Kg7 52.Kf5 Rxh4 53.Ra7+ Kf8 54.Kf6 Ke8 55.Ra8+ Kd7 56.a5 Kc7 57.a6 Kb6 58.f5 Rh6+ 59.Kg7 Rh5 60.f6 Rg5+ 61.Kf8 Rf5 62.f7 Kc7 63.Re8 Kb6 64.Re6+ Ka7 65.Ke7 1–0