Bob Sherry extended his lead to 4.5 games with wins over Samritha Palakollu and Breadon Reinoso. Bob has 13 points and can wrap up first place next week either with 2 more wins, or 1 win and less than 2 wins by John Moldovan. John held on to second place with 8.5 by losing to Mark Kernighan and beating Antonio Altamarrano, Mark is in third with 7.5. I beat Geoff McAuliffe to stay close with 7 points. Antonio is leading the U 1200 section with 6.5. In other matches Ted Mann won 2 games from Jun Tang, Robert Vinson beat Joe Renna, Pat Mazillo and Breadon Reinoso drew, and Lou Sturniolo beat Andy Altamarrano.
Here is my game vs Geoff:
Geoff McAuliffe 1600 vs Greg Tomkovich 1635 French Defense, Advance Variation
1 e4 e6 2 d4 d5 3 e5 c4 4 c3 Nc6 5 Nf3 cxd4 6 cxd4 Qb6 7 Nc3 Nge7 8 Rb1 Bd7
9 Be3 Nf5 10 Be2 Be7 11 0-0 0-0 12 Qd2 Rac8 13 Bd3 Nxe3 14 Qxe3 Nb4 15 Be2 Qa5
16 a3 Nc2!? 17 Qd2 Nxa3 (18bxa3 Qxc3 Rxb7 =) 18 Ra1 Qc7 19 Nxd5(19 Rfc1 Nc4 Bxc4 dxc4 Rxa7)exd5 20 bxa3 Qc2 21 Rfc1?(Rfb1 b6 Qe1-/=) Qxd2 22 Nxd2 Bg5( Rxc1+ Rxc1 Bxa3Rc7 Ba6 is better)23 Nb3? ( Rxc8 Rxc8 Nb3-/+)Bxc1 24 Nc5? Rxc5 25 dxc5 Bb2 26 Rb1 Bxa3
27 Rxb7 Be6 28 c6 Bc5 29 c7 Bb6 30 Bf3 Rc8 31 Bxd5? Bxd5 32 Rb8 Be6 White resigns.