SANDS: Negi and Gang of 10 capture big local chess events

Question of the Day

Is it still considered bad form to talk politics during a social gathering?

View results

Williams-Mitkov, World Open, Arlington, July 2013

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 Bb4 5. Bd2 Be7 6. Bg2 c6 7. O-O Nbd7 8. Qc2 b6 9. Rd1 Ba6 10. b3 O-O 11. Bf4 Rc8 12. Nc3 Re8 13. e4 dxc4 14. Nd2 b5 15. bxc4 bxc4 16. Bf1 Nb6 17. a4 c5 18. d5 exd5 19. a5 Nbd7 20. exd5 Nh5 21. Bxc4 Bxc4 22. Nxc4 Nxf4 23. gxf4 Bf8 24. Ne4 Nf6 25. f3 Nh5 26. d6 Ra8 27. d7 Re6 28. f5 Rh6 29. Ne5 Qc7 30. Nxf7 Kxf7 31. Qc4 Ke7 32. Nxc5 Kd8 33. Ne6 Rxe6 34. Qxe6 Bc5 35. Kh1 Nf6 36. Rac1 Rb8 37. Re1 Qd6 38. Qe8 Kc7 39. Rxc5 Qxc5 40. Qxb8 Kxd7 41. Qb7 Kd8 42. Qxg7 Qxf5 43. Qe7 Kc8 44. Rc1 Kb8 White resigns.

David R. Sands can be reached at 202/636-3178 or by email at

© Copyright 2014 The Washington Times, LLC. Click here for reprint permission.

About the Author
David R. Sands

David R. Sands

Raised in Northern Virginia, David R. Sands received an undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. He worked as a reporter for several Washington-area business publications before joining The Washington Times.

At The Times, Mr. Sands has covered numerous beats, including international trade, banking, politics ...

Latest Stories

Latest Blog Entries

blog comments powered by Disqus
TWT Video Picks