Undefeatable Anwuli Daniel (2182) is a Quartermillionaire!

We bring you the games and annotations of the Anwuli Daniel who was the youngest player and came 3rd with a whooping sum of a quarter of million N250,000 (two hundred and fifty thousand naira) in the just concluded 38th Nigerian Breweries Opens Championship, sponsored by Nigerian Breweries with Nigerian Chess Federation as the driving force.

Anwuli’s aim is to be Nigeria’s first Grandmaster. Operation attain 2500 is always on his status on blackberry messenger.
Here are his games in the just concluded 38th NBL Open Championship.

[Event “38th Nigeria breweries open Chess Champ”]
[Site “Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos”]
[Date “2015.11.10”]
[Round “1”]
[White “Anwuli Daniel”]
[Black “Othman Fuenshak”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B01”]
[WhiteElo “2182”]
[BlackElo “2050”]
[Annotator “Houdini 3 Pro, Oyeleye Olawale”]
[PlyCount “53”]
[EventDate “2015.??.??”]
[SourceDate “2007.01.01”]

{Anwuli played accurately against Othman’s Scandinivian} 1. e4 d5 {
Scandinivian….} 2. exd5 Qxd5 3. Nc3 Qd8 4. d4 Nf6 5. Nf3 Bg4 6. h3 Bh5 7. g4
Bg6 8. Ne5 Nd5 9. Bg2 e6 10. h4 f6 11. Nxg6 hxg6 12. Qe2 {everything up to
this point has been played before.} (12. Qd3 Bb4 13. Qxg6+ Kf8 14. Bd2 c6 15.
h5 Ne7 16. Qe4 Bxc3 17. Bxc3 Qd5 18. Bf3 Nd7 19. Qe2 Qd6 20. O-O-O Rd8 21. a3
Nd5 22. Bd2 Kf7 23. c4 Ne7 24. Rhe1 e5 25. Bc3 e4 26. Qxe4 Rh6 27. Bd2 Rhh8 28.
Bf4 {1-0 (28) Panagopoulos,N (2110)-Kothris,E Chania 1998}) 12… Kf7 13. Nxd5
exd5 14. Qb5 {one of black’s pawn is doomed. The question is which?} Qe8+ 15.
Qxe8+ Kxe8 16. Bxd5 {haha! the central pawn} c6 17. Be4 Kf7 18. Bf4 Nd7 19.
O-O-O Nb6 20. h5 g5 21. Bg3 Nd5 22. Rhe1 Ne7 23. d5 $1 f5 24. dxc6 {accurate!}
bxc6 25. gxf5 Rxh5 26. Rd7 Re8 27. Bxc6 {can you see how all black’s pieces
are all tied up? Bd6 is also looming…… Black played a brilliant move….
he resigned!} 1-0

[Event “38th Nigeria breweries open Chess Champ”]
[Site “Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos”]
[Date “2015.11.10”]
[Round “1”]
[White “Anwuli Daniel”]
[Black “Othman Fuenshak”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B01”]
[WhiteElo “2182”]
[BlackElo “2050”]
[Annotator “Houdini 3 Pro, Oyeleye Olawale”]
[PlyCount “53”]
[EventDate “2015.??.??”]
[SourceDate “2007.01.01”]

[Event “38th Nigeria breweries open Chess Champi”]
[Site “Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos,”]
[Date “2015.11.10”]
[Round “2”]
[White “Omoifo Osemekhian”]
[Black “Anwuli Daniel”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “D02”]
[WhiteElo “2106”]
[BlackElo “2182”]
[Annotator “Houdini 3 Pro , Oyeleye Olawale”]
[PlyCount “98”]
[EventDate “2015.??.??”]
[Source “Analyze This”]

1. Nf3 d5 2. e3 c6 3. d4 Bg4 4. Nbd2 Nd7 5. Be2 Ngf6 6. O-O e6 7. c4 Bd6 8. Qb3
Qc7 9. Re1 O-O 10. h3 Bh5 11. Bd3 e5 12. dxe5 (12. g4 e4 13. gxh5 exd3 14. Qxd3
Nxh5 $11) 12… Nxe5 13. Nxe5 Bxe5 14. f4 Bd6 15. Nf1 Bg6 16. c5 {this is the
begining of trouble….c5 looks beautiful from afar since this will lead to
the loss of the bishop on g6…but when the coast is clear white will now
realise something} (16. f5 $5 {this is the best continuation for white} dxc4
17. Qxc4 $14) 16… Bxc5 ({houdini suggest} 16… Bxd3 17. cxd6 Qa5 18. Nd2 $17
) 17. f5 $15 Bh5 18. g4 Bxg4 19. hxg4 Nxg4 20. Qc2 Bb6 (20… Qf4 21. Re2 Bb6
22. Bd2 $15) 21. Qg2 Ne5 22. Be2 Qe7 23. Bd2 f6 24. Kh1 Nf7 25. Bc3 (25. e4
Qxe4 (25… dxe4 $143 26. Bc4 Kh8 27. Rxe4 $16) 26. Qxe4 dxe4 $14) 25… Ng5 (
25… Bxe3 $4 {is suicide} 26. Bh5 Ng5 27. Rxe3 $18) 26. Bf3 Rfe8 27. Ng3 Bc7
28. Rac1 Rad8 29. Bh5 $11 Rf8 30. Bd4 Qd6 31. Rg1 b6 32. Ne2 c5 $11 33. Bc3 Rd7
34. Nf4 d4 {gaining more space} 35. Bd2 Qe5 36. Rce1 Rfd8 37. e4 (37. exd4 Qxd4
38. Be3 Qc4 $14) 37… d3 $11 {white is definitely underpressure here
pyschologically. Any slight error and his position collapses.} 38. Ne6 $4 {
there were better ways to keep up the pressure} (38. b3 $142 {the only
rescuing move} Rd4 39. Nh3 $11) 38… Nxe6 $19 39. Bd1 Nd4 (39… Nf4 {seems
even better} 40. Qg3 Ne2 41. Qxe5 Bxe5 42. Bxe2 dxe2 43. Bc3 Bxc3 44. bxc3 $19)
40. Qh3 (40. Bh6 {cannot undo what has already been done} d2 $1 {the death
sentence} 41. Bxd2 Kh8 $19) 40… c4 41. Rg4 Ne2 42. Kg2 Qxb2 43. Qe3 Bf4 (
43… c3 $142 {and Black has it in the bag} 44. Bb3+ Kf8 45. Rd1 cxd2 46. Qh3
$19) (43… h5 {this pawn thrust and white can resign} 44. Rg6 Bf4 45. Qf3 Qxd2
) 44. Rxf4 Nxf4+ 45. Qxf4 c3 46. Bb3+ Kf8 47. Rd1 cxd2 48. Rxd2 (48. Kf3 {is
no salvation} Qe5 49. Qxe5 fxe5 $19) 48… Qe5 49. Qh4 Rd4 ({possible
continuation could be} 49… Rd4 50. Kf3 Qxf5+ 51. exf5 Rxh4 $19) 0-1

[Event “38th Nigeria breweries open Chess Champ”]
[Site “Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos”]
[Date “2015.11.10”]
[Round “1”]
[White “Anwuli Daniel”]
[Black “Othman Fuenshak”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “B01”]
[WhiteElo “2182”]
[BlackElo “2050”]
[Annotator “Houdini 3 Pro, Oyeleye Olawale”]
[PlyCount “53”]
[EventDate “2015.??.??”]
[SourceDate “2007.01.01”]

[Event “38th Nigeria breweries open Chess Champi”]
[Site “Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos,”]
[Date “2015.11.11”]
[Round “3”]
[White “Anwuli Daniel”]
[Black “Onokpite Kennedy”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D00”]
[WhiteElo “2182”]
[BlackElo “2101”]
[Annotator “Houdini 3 Pro, Oyeleye Olawale”]
[PlyCount “147”]
[EventDate “2015.??.??”]
[Source “Analyze This”]

1. d4 d5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Bf4 c5 4. e3 a6 5. Nf3 (5. dxc5 Nc6 6. a3 e5 7. Bg5 d4
8. exd4 exd4 9. Ne4 Qd5 10. Nxf6+ gxf6 11. Bxf6 Rg8 12. Qf3 Qxc5 13. O-O-O Bh6+
14. Kb1 Bg4 15. Qe4+ Kf8 16. Qxh7 Bf4 17. Qd3 Rc8 18. g3 Be5 19. f3 Be6 {
Nakamura,H (2775) -Fressinet,L (2717) Dubai 2014 1/2-1/2}) 5… Nc6 6. Ne5 $146
cxd4 7. exd4 Qb6 (7… e6 8. Nf3 $11) 8. Nxc6 (8. Na4 Qc7 $14) 8… bxc6 9. Na4
Qa5+ 10. c3 e6 11. b4 Qd8 12. Bd3 a5 13. a3 Ba6 14. Bxa6 Rxa6 15. O-O Bd6 16.
Nc5 Ra7 17. Bxd6 Qxd6 18. Qa4 Nd7 19. Nxd7 Qxd7 ({Inferior is} 19… Rxd7 20.
Qxa5 O-O 21. a4 $16) 20. Rab1 {[%cal Yb4b5] White prepares b5} O-O 21. b5 cxb5
22. Rxb5 {[%cal Ra4a5,Rb5a5,Ga7a5] Exerts pressure on a5} Rc8 23. Rc5 {in the
name of back rank mate…but this is not too good for white} (23. Rc1 $5 $11 {
is worth looking at}) 23… Rxc5 $17 (23… Qxa4 $4 {[%emt 0:00:02] mating in}
24. Rxc8+ Qe8 25. Rxe8#) 24. Qxd7 Rxd7 25. dxc5 Rb7 26. c6 Rc7 27. Rb1 Kf8 28.
Rb5 Rxc6 29. Rxa5 Rxc3 30. Kf1 g5 31. Ra7 Kg7 32. a4 d4 33. a5 Rc2 34. a6 {
Pushes the passed pawn} (34. Rd7 Ra2 $15) 34… Kf6 35. Ra8 Ra2 $17 36. a7 Ke5
37. f3 h5 38. g3 $2 (38. Rg8 $142 $5 Rxa7 39. Rxg5+ Kf4 40. Rxh5 $19) 38… g4
$19 39. Rh8 (39. Rb8 Ra1+ 40. Ke2 gxf3+ 41. Kxf3 Ra3+ 42. Kg2 Rxa7 43. Rb1 $19)
39… Rxa7 40. Rxh5+ f5 41. fxg4 Ke4 {missing the winning move} (41… d3 $142
{and Black wins} 42. Ke1 Ke4 $19) 42. gxf5 Kf3 43. Ke1 Ke3 44. Kf1 e5 45. f6 e4
46. Rf5 d3 (46… Rf7 47. Ke1 d3 $19) 47. f7 $11 d2 48. f8=Q d1=Q+ 49. Kg2 Ra2+
50. Kh3 Qc2 51. Qh6+ Ke2 52. Qf4 Kd3 53. Rd5+ Kc4 $4 (53… Ke2 $142 $14 {is
the best chance}) 54. Qd6 $18 Qxh2+ 55. Kg4 Qe2+ 56. Kg5 (56. Kh4 Kb3 57. Qb6+
Kc2 58. Rc5+ Kd2 59. Qb3 $18) 56… Qe3+ $11 57. Kg6 Ra6 58. Qxa6+ Kxd5 59. g4
Qd3 60. Qa5+ Kd4 61. Qb4+ Ke5 62. Qc5+ Kf4 {[%cal Ye4e3] Black plans e3} 63.
Qf5+ {[%cal Yg4g5] White prepares the advance g5} Kg3 64. g5 Qd4 65. Kh7 e3 {
He broke from his leash} 66. g6 {Is this a dangerous pawn?} Qh4+ 67. Kg8 e2 68.
Qe5+ Kf2 69. Qf5+ (69. Qc5+ Kf3 70. Qc3+ Kg2 71. Qc6+ Kh2 72. Qc7+ Kh3 73. Qd7+
Qg4 74. Qh7+ Kg2 75. Qb7+ Kf2 76. Qb6+ Kf3 77. Qf6+ Kg2 78. Qc6+ Kh2 79. Qc7+
Qg3 80. Qh7+ Kg1 81. Qa7+ Kh1 82. Qb7+ Qg2 83. Qb1+ Qf1 84. Qe4+ Kg1 85. Qd4+
Kh2 86. Qh4+ Qh3 87. Qf2+ Qg2 88. Qh4+ Kg1 $11) 69… Kg1 (69… Ke3 $142 70.
Qc5+ Qd4 $19) 70. Qc5+ $11 Qf2 71. Qg5+ $4 (71. Qxf2+ $142 {was necessary} Kxf2
72. g7 $11) 71… Kf1 $19 72. Qb5 Kg2 ({winning should be} 72… Qe3 73. Qf5+
Kg1 74. Qg4+ Kf2 75. Qh4+ Qg3 76. Qf6+ Kg2 77. Qc6+ Kh2 $19 {and white has no
more checks} 78. Qc2 Qf2 79. g7 e1=Q 80. Qh7+ Qh4 81. Qxh4+ Qxh4 82. Kf8 Qf6+
83. Kg8 Kg3) 73. Qg5+ Qg3 {this throws away the win..} (73… Kf1 74. Qb5 Qe3
75. g7 Kg1 76. Kh7 Qh3+ 77. Kg6 Qg4+ 78. Kf7 Qf4+ 79. Kg6 e1=Q 80. Qc5+ Kg2 81.
Qd5+ Qee4+ 82. Qxe4+ Qxe4+ 83. Kf7 Qf5+ 84. Ke8 Qg6+ 85. Kf8 Qf6+ 86. Kg8 {and
the rest is history}) 74. Qd5+ 1/2-1/2

[Event “38th Nigeria breweries open Chess Champi”]
[Site “Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos,”]
[Date “2015.11.11”]
[Round “4”]
[White “Onabogun Kolade”]
[Black “Anwuli Daniel”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “C95”]
[WhiteElo “2183”]
[BlackElo “2182”]
[Annotator “Houdini 3 Pro Oyeleye Olawale”]
[PlyCount “84”]
[EventDate “2015.??.??”]
[Source “Analyze This”]

{C95: Closed Ruy Lopez: Breyer Variation with d4} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6
4. Ba4 Nf6 5. O-O Be7 6. Re1 b5 7. Bb3 d6 8. c3 O-O 9. h3 Nb8 10. d4 Nbd7 11.
Nbd2 Bb7 12. Bc2 Re8 13. Nf1 Bf8 14. Ng3 g6 15. a4 c5 16. b3 b4 (16… Bg7 17.
dxe5 Nxe5 18. Nxe5 dxe5 19. Be3 Qxd1 20. Rexd1 Bf8 21. f3 Rec8 22. Bd3 Bc6 23.
Nf1 c4 24. axb5 Bxb5 {1/2-1/2 (24) Keres,P (2605)-Reshevsky,S (2565)
Petropolis 1973}) 17. d5 a5 $146 18. c4 Bg7 19. Be3 h6 20. Nh2 Bc8 21. h4 h5
22. Bg5 Nf8 23. Ngf1 N8h7 24. Bd2 Ng4 25. Nxg4 Bxg4 26. f3 Bc8 27. g3 Ra7 28.
Ne3 Rf8 29. Qb1 Qd7 30. Re2 f5 31. exf5 gxf5 32. g4 (32. Ra2 Qf7 $11) 32…
hxg4 $4 {letting the wind out of his own sails} (32… e4 $142 33. Nxf5 Rxf5
34. gxf5 exf3 $17) 33. fxg4 $11 e4 34. Nxf5 (34. gxf5 Bd4 35. Rg2+ Kh8 $17)
34… Rxf5 35. gxf5 Qxf5 36. Rg2 (36. Rxe4 $4 Qh3 37. Qe1 Bxa1 38. Qxa1 Qg3+
39. Kh1 Qf3+ 40. Kg1 Bh3 41. Re8+ Kf7 42. Bg6+ Kxg6 43. Rg8+ Kh5 $19) 36… Kh8
37. Bxe4 Qh3 38. Rh2 Qg3+ 39. Rg2 Qh3 40. Rh2 ({this simply loses to} 40. Bxh7
Bd4+ 41. Kf1 Qf3+ 42. Ke1 Re7+ 43. Qe4 Rxe4+ 44. Bxe4 Qxe4+ 45. Be3 Qxe3+ 46.
Re2 Bc3+ 47. Kf1 Bh3+ 48. Rg2 Qf3+ 49. Kg1 Qxg2#) 40… Qg3+ 41. Rg2 {Twofold
repetition} Qh3 {Draw by threefold repetition} 42. Rh2 Qg3+ 1/2-1/2

[Event “38th Nigeria breweries open Chess Champi”]
[Site “Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos,”]
[Date “2015.11.12”]
[Round “5”]
[White “Anwuli Daniel”]
[Black “Ogunwobi Tolu”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “A46”]
[WhiteElo “2182”]
[BlackElo “2169”]
[Annotator “Houdini 3 Pro, Oyeleye Olawale”]
[PlyCount “55”]
[EventDate “2015.??.??”]
[Source “Analyze This”]

1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Bg5 d5 4. Nbd2 Be7 5. e3 c5 6. c3 Nc6 7. Bd3 O-O 8. O-O
b6 9. Re1 (9. Qa4 Qe8 10. Bb1 Nxd4 11. Qd1 Nxf3+ 12. gxf3 Nd7 13. f4 f6 14. Bh4
Bb7 15. Bd3 f5 16. Bxe7 Qxe7 17. Qc2 Qh4 18. f3 Rf6 19. Kh1 Rh6 20. Nb1 c4 {
0-1 (20) Berend,F (2305)-Wegener,D (2305) Budapest 1993}) 9… Qc7 $146 (9…
Bb7 10. Bc2 (10. Qe2 h6 (10… cxd4 11. exd4 Rc8 12. Ne5 Re8 13. Ndf3 Nh5 14.
Nxf7 Kxf7 15. Qxe6+ Kf8 16. Bxh7 {1-0 (16) Menon,D (2174)-Pagano,M (2056)
Merlo 2008}) 11. Bh4 Re8 12. Rad1 Nd7 13. Bxe7 Qxe7 14. Bc2 e5 15. dxe5 Ndxe5
16. Ba4 Red8 17. Nxe5 Nxe5 18. f3 Rd6 19. e4 d4 20. f4 Ng6 21. g3 dxc3 22. bxc3
Rad8 23. Bc2 Qc7 24. e5 Re6 {Millan,J-Colmenares,C San Andres Islas 2008 1-0
(67)}) 10… Rc8 11. Bxf6 Bxf6 12. Qb1 g6 13. Nb3 cxd4 14. Nbxd4 Na5 15. Nb3
Nc4 16. Nbd2 Nxb2 17. Nd4 Nc4 18. Qc1 a6 19. Nxc4 Rxc4 20. Bd3 Rc5 21. Qd2 Qc7
22. Rec1 Rc8 23. Ne2 Bxc3 24. Rxc3 {Chennaoui,Y (1630)-Deveci,S (1512) Geneve
2013 0-1 (66)}) 10. e4 dxe4 11. Nxe4 Nxe4 12. Bxe4 Bb7 13. dxc5 bxc5 14. Qe2 h6
{Black threatens to win material: h6xg5} 15. Be3 Rfd8 16. Rad1 Na5 17. Bb1 Bf8
18. Nh4 Qe5 (18… g6 19. Nf3 $11) 19. Rxd8 (19. Qc2 $5 {might be a viable
alternative} g6 20. Nxg6 fxg6 21. Qxg6+ Qg7 22. Qxe6+ Kh8 23. g3 $14) 19…
Rxd8 $11 20. Qb5 Qc7 21. Qa4 Bd5 (21… Be7 22. Nf3 $11) 22. Bf4 {White
threatens to win material: Bf4xc7} Qb6 {Black threatens to win material: Qb6xb2
} 23. Qc2 g6 $4 {with this move Black loses his initiative} (23… f5 $142 $11
{the rescuing straw}) 24. Nxg6 $1 $18 {Double attack: h6/g8} fxg6 (24… fxg6
25. Qxg6+ {Double attack}) (24… — $140 25. Ne7+ {Mate threat}) 25. Qxg6+ Bg7
26. Bxh6 Qc7 (26… Qb7 {what else?} 27. Qh7+ Kf8 28. Qh8+ Ke7 29. Bg5+ Kf7 30.
Qxd8 Nc6 $18) 27. Qh7+ Kf8 28. Qh8+ (28. Qh8+ Ke7 29. Qxg7+ Kd6 30. Bf4+ e5 31.
Qxe5+ Kc6 32. Qxc7+ Kb5 33. a4+ Ka6 34. b4 cxb4 35. Bd3+ Nc4 36. Bxc4+ Bxc4 37.
Qc6+ Ka5 38. Bc7#) 1-0

[Event “38th Nigeria breweries open Chess Champi”]
[Site “Teslim Balogun Stadium ,Lagos,”]
[Date “2015.11.12”]
[Round “6”]
[White “Dieyi Roland”]
[Black “Anwuli Daniel”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “D02”]
[WhiteElo “2252”]
[BlackElo “2182”]
[Annotator “Houdini 3 Pro, Oyeleye Olawale”]
[PlyCount “131”]
[EventDate “2015.??.??”]
[Source “Analyze This”]

1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Bf4 c6 4. h3 Bf5 5. c3 e6 6. e3 Bd6 7. Bd3 $146 O-O 8.
O-O Re8 9. Qc2 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 Qe7 11. Nbd2 Nbd7 12. Ne5 Nf8 13. Bh2 (13. Bg5
N8d7 14. Nxd7 Qxd7 15. Bxf6 gxf6 $14) 13… N6d7 14. f4 f6 15. Nef3 e5 16. fxe5
fxe5 17. dxe5 Nxe5 18. Nxe5 Bxe5 19. Bxe5 Qxe5 20. Rae1 Rad8 21. e4 dxe4 22.
Qe3 Qd5 23. Nxe4 Qxa2 (23… Ng6 24. Qe2 $11) 24. Qf2 Qd5 25. Ng3 (25. c4 Qh5
$11 (25… Qxc4 $143 26. Nd6 Rxd6 27. Rxe8 $16)) 25… Rxe1 $15 26. Rxe1 a6 27.
Re7 Rd7 28. Nf5 h5 29. Rxd7 Qxd7 30. Qf3 g6 31. Nd4 Qf7 32. Qe4 Nh7 33. Qe5 $11
Nf8 34. Qb8 Kg7 35. Qc8 Qe7 36. Kh1 Kh6 37. Kg1 Kg7 {Twofold repetition} 38.
Kh1 c5 39. Nb3 (39. Nf3 $142 $5 $15 {looks like a viable alternative}) 39…
Qd7 $17 40. Qxd7+ Nxd7 41. Kg1 Kf6 42. Kf2 Ke5 43. Ke3 b6 44. Nd2 b5 45. g4 (
45. Ne4 $142 $5 $17) 45… hxg4 $19 46. hxg4 Nb6 47. Nf3+ Kd5 48. Kf4 (48. b4
Nc4+ 49. Kf4 a5 50. bxa5 Nxa5 $19) 48… Na4 49. Kg5 Nxb2 50. Kxg6 Nc4 (50…
b4 $142 $5 51. g5 bxc3 52. Ne1 $19) 51. Kf6 Nd6 (51… b4 $142 52. g5 bxc3 $19)
52. Nd2 $4 {another step towards the grave} (52. g5 $142 $17) 52… a5 $19 {
[%cal Yc5c4] Black intends c4} 53. g5 a4 54. g6 a3 55. Nb3 c4 $4 (55… a2 $142
{and black would win} 56. Ke7 (56. Na1 b4 57. cxb4 cxb4 58. Ke7 Nf5+ 59. Kf6
Ke4 60. Ke6 Ng7+ 61. Kf6 Nh5+ 62. Kg5 Nf4 63. Nb3 Nxg6 {and it is all over})
56… b4 57. cxb4 (57. c4+ Ke5 58. Kd7 Nf5 59. Kc6 Nd4+ 60. Nxd4 a1=Q 61. g7
Qa8+ 62. Kxc5 Qa7+ 63. Kxb4 Qxg7 {still winning for black}) 57… cxb4 $19) 56.
Nc1 $11 Ke4 57. Ke6 Nf5 58. Kf6 Kf4 59. Na2 Ng3 60. Ke6 Nh5 61. Kd5 Kg5 62. Kc5
Kxg6 63. Kxb5 Nf4 64. Kxc4 Ne2 65. Kb3 Nxc3 66. Kxa3 1/2-1/2

[Event “38th Nigeria breweries open Chess Champi”]
[Site “Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos,”]
[Date “2015.11.13”]
[Round “7”]
[White “Balogun oluwafemi”]
[Black “Anwuli Daniel”]
[Result “1/2-1/2”]
[ECO “A04”]
[WhiteElo “2217”]
[BlackElo “2182”]
[Annotator “Houdini 3 Pro, Oyeleye Olawale”]
[PlyCount “95”]
[EventDate “2015.??.??”]
[Source “Analyze This”]

1. Nf3 g6 2. g3 Bg7 3. Bg2 e5 4. d3 Ne7 5. c3 c5 $146 6. a3 O-O 7. b4 d5 8. O-O
cxb4 9. axb4 h6 10. Bb2 Be6 11. Nbd2 Nbc6 (11… a6 12. Qa4 $11) 12. b5 $14 Na5
13. Qa4 b6 14. Ba3 Qd7 15. Bb4 Nb7 16. d4 exd4 17. cxd4 Rfc8 18. e3 Nd6 19.
Rfc1 (19. Ne5 $142 $5 Bxe5 20. dxe5 $16) 19… a5 20. Ba3 Rxc1+ 21. Rxc1 Rc8
22. Bf1 Rxc1 23. Bxc1 f6 {Controls e5+g5} 24. Ba3 Nec8 25. Bxd6 Nxd6 $15 26.
Bd3 Kf7 27. Qc2 Bf5 ({Worse is} 27… Nxb5 28. Qb1 Nc3 29. Bxg6+ Kg8 30. Qxb6
$16) 28. Bxf5 gxf5 (28… Nxf5 29. e4 Ne7 30. exd5 Qxd5 31. Qd3 $11) 29. Nh4 {
[%cal Yg6f4,Yh4g6,Yf3h4] The knight intends Nf3-h4-g6-f4} Nxb5 30. Qa4 (30.
Nxf5 Bf8 $11) 30… Ke6 31. Ng6 Nc7 32. Nf4+ {A valuable piece} Ke7 33. Qb3 Qc6
34. Nf3 Kd7 35. Qd3 Kc8 36. Qxf5+ Kb7 37. Nh5 Bf8 38. Nxf6 (38. Qxf6 Qxf6 39.
Nxf6 a4 $15) 38… a4 39. Ne5 Qc1+ 40. Kg2 a3 {a passed pawn should be pushed}
41. Nfd7 Bd6 42. Nf7 Be7 43. Nfe5 (43. Nxh6 $4 {Taking that pawn is naive} a2
44. Kh3 a1=Q $19) 43… a2 44. Qg6 {White has a mate threat} Qb1 45. Qc6+ Ka6
46. Qa4+ (46. Qxc7 $2 {is tempting, but} a1=Q 47. Kh3 Qf1+ 48. Kg4 h5+ 49. Kf5
Qab1+ (49… Qxf2+ $6 {is the weaker alternative} 50. Ke6 Qb1 51. Qc6 $17) 50.
Ke6 Ba3 51. Qc8+ Ka5 52. Qc3+ Ka4 53. Qc6+ Qfb5 54. Nxb6+ Ka5 55. Nxd5 Qxc6+
56. Nxc6+ Ka6 $19) 46… Kb7 47. Qc6+ {Twofold repetition} Ka6 48. Qa4+ (48.
Qxc7 $4 {capturing the knight is not a good idea} a1=Q 49. Kh3 Qf1+ 50. Kg4 h5+
51. Kf5 Qab1+ (51… Qxf2+ $6 {is the less attractive alternative} 52. Ke6 Qb1
53. Qc6 $17) 52. Ke6 Ba3 $19 (52… Qxf2 $6 {is clearly worse} 53. Qc6 $17))
1/2-1/2

[Event “38th Nigeria breweries open Chess Champ”]
[Site “Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos”]
[Date “2015.11.13”]
[Round “8”]
[White “Anwuli Daniel”]
[Black “Ikorogbudu Ugushidah”]
[Result “1-0”]
[ECO “C90”]
[WhiteElo “2182”]
[BlackElo “2056”]
[Annotator “Houdini 3 Pro, Oyeleye Olawale”]
[PlyCount “111”]
[EventDate “2015.??.??”]
[SourceDate “2007.01.01”]

{This is what i call explosion on f7!!} 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 a6 4. Ba4
Nf6 5. d3 d6 6. O-O Be7 7. c3 b5 8. Bb3 O-O 9. Re1 Nb8 10. Nbd2 Nbd7 11. Nf1
Re8 12. Bxf7+ $1 $146 {finishing the game} Kh8 (12… Kxf7 13. Ng5+ Kf8 (13…
Kg6 14. Ne6 {Combination}) (13… Kg8 14. Ne6 {Combination}) 14. Ne6+ Kf7 (
14… Kg8 15. Nxd8 {Combination}) 15. Qb3 {Combination}) 13. Bxe8 Qxe8 14. a4
bxa4 15. Ng3 (15. Qxa4 $142 {seems even better} Rb8 16. b4 $18) 15… Nc5 16.
Be3 Nb3 17. Rb1 Bg4 18. h3 Be6 19. d4 Nd7 20. Nd2 Nxd2 21. Qxd2 Bb3 22. Qe2 Nb6
23. f4 Qg6 24. Nf5 $18 Bf6 25. Qg4 Nc4 26. dxe5 dxe5 27. Qxg6 hxg6 28. fxe5
Bxe5 (28… Nxe5 $5 29. Nd4 Nd3 $16) 29. Nd4 $18 Rb8 30. Nc6 Rb5 31. Nxe5 Nxe5
32. Bd4 Nc4 $2 33. Re2 (33. e5 {keeps an even firmer grip} Kg8 34. Re2 Ba2 $18)
33… Na5 34. Rf2 Kh7 35. Rf8 c5 $16 36. c4 Bxc4 37. Bc3 a3 38. Ra8 Bd3 $14 39.
Rd1 Bxe4 40. Re8 $16 axb2 41. Bxb2 Rxb2 42. Rxe4 Rb6 43. Rd8 $18 g5 44. Rd5 Nb3
45. Rxg5 Rb7 46. Kf2 Rc7 47. Ke3 $18 Nd4 48. Kd3 Nb3 49. Rh4+ Kg8 50. Ra4 a5
51. Kc4 Rb7 52. Rg3 Nd2+ 53. Kxc5 Rb1 54. Rd3 Rb2 55. g4 Kf7 (55… Nb3+ {
doesn’t change the outcome of the game} 56. Kc4 Nc1 57. Re3 $18) 56. Kd5 1-0

[Event “38th Nigeria breweries open Chess Champi”]
[Site “Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos,”]
[Date “2015.11.15”]
[Round “9”]
[White “Sorungbe Demola”]
[Black “Anwuli Daniel”]
[Result “0-1”]
[ECO “A04”]
[WhiteElo “2243”]
[BlackElo “2182”]
[Annotator “Houdini 3 Pro, Oyeleye Olawale”]
[PlyCount “92”]
[EventDate “2015.??.??”]
[Source “Analyze This”]

{This game decides who comes third} 1. Nf3 g6 2. g3 Bg7 3. Bg2 e5 4. e4 Ne7 5.
d4 exd4 6. Nxd4 O-O 7. O-O d6 8. Nc3 Nbc6 9. Be3 Ne5 10. h3 Nc4 11. Bc1 Nc6 12.
Nde2 Re8 $146 13. Rb1 Nb6 14. b3 Be6 15. Bb2 Qg5 16. Nf4 Nd7 17. Ncd5 Bxb2 18.
Rxb2 Qd8 19. c4 a5 20. Re2 Nc5 21. Nd3 Nxd3 22. Qxd3 Nb4 23. Qd2 Nxd5 24. cxd5
Bd7 25. Rfe1 a4 26. f4 axb3 27. axb3 c6 28. dxc6 Bxc6 29. Kh2 Qb6 30. f5 Ra3
31. Qh6 Qd8 (31… Rxb3 $4 {[%emt 0:00:03] mating quickly in} 32. f6 Qg1+ 33.
Rxg1 Rb2 34. Qg7#) (31… Qxb3 $4 {is not directly advisable since it leads to
the following attractive mate} 32. f6 Qxg3+ 33. Kg1 Qh2+ 34. Kxh2 Rxh3+ 35.
Bxh3 Re5 36. Qg7#) 32. Rf2 Qe7 (32… Rxb3 $4 {taking the pawn will cause
Black grave problems} 33. f6 Qxf6 34. Rxf6 $18) 33. Ref1 Rxb3 (33… Bxe4 $4 {
the pawn must remain untouched} 34. Bxe4 Qf8 35. Qc1 $18) 34. f6 {white
already commited his f-pawn} (34. fxg6 $142 $5 {has some apparent merit} fxg6
35. Rf7 Qxf7 36. Rxf7 Kxf7 37. Qxh7+ Kf6 38. h4 $11) 34… Qf8 $15 35. Qxf8+
Kxf8 36. Rd1 Re6 37. e5 (37. h4 $5 $15 {looks like a viable alternative}) 37…
dxe5 $17 38. Bxc6 bxc6 39. Rd8+ Re8 40. Rd7 e4 $19 41. Kg2 Rd3 42. Rd2 Rxd2+
$19 43. Rxd2 e3 44. Re2 Re6 45. g4 g5 46. Kg3 h6 {and white Resigned….} 0-1

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