Checking Time Hook Mate Games

Event Sigeman & Co

Site Malmo SWE

Date 2010.05.28

White Pia Cramling

Black Jonny Hector

Result 0-1

1.d4 d5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.c4 c6 4.Nc3 dxc4 5.a4 Bf5 6.Ne5 Nbd7 7.Nxc4 Qc7 8.g3 e5

9.dxe5 Nxe5 10.Bf4 Nfd7 11.Bg2 f6 12.O-O Nc5 13.Ne3 Bg6 14.b4 Ne6 15.Qb3 Bf7

16.Qb1 Rd8 17.Rc1 Nxf4 18.gxf4 Ng6 19.Qe4+ Be7 20.Nf5 Qxf4 21.b5 Qxe4 22.Bxe4

O-O 23.bxc6 bxc6 24.Bxc6 Bb4 25.Ne4 Nf4 26.Nfg3 a5 27.Bb5 h6 28.Bc4 f5 29.Nc5

Nd5 30.Nd3 Nc3 31.Bxf7+ Rxf7 32.Ne5 Rf6 33.e3 f4 34.exf4 Rxf4 35.Rc2 Rd6

36.Kg2 Kh7 37.h3 Rf8 38.Nc4 Rd5 39.Ne3 Rd3 40.Ngf1 Ne4 41.Rd1 Ra3 42.Rd4 Ng5

43.Rg4 Rd3 44.Ng3 Rf7 45.Rcc4 Ne6 46.Ne2 Ra3 47.Rc6 Ra2 48.Rc2 Ra1 49.Nd5

Rxa4 50.Rc6 Ng5 51.Nc1 Nf3 52.Nxb4 axb4 53.Rcc4 Ra1 54.Nd3 Rg1# 0-1

Event USSR Championship

Site Leningrad URS

Date 1971.09.17

White Vladimir Savon

Black Lev Polugaevsky

Result 1-0

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be2 e6 7.f4 Be7 8.O-O O-O

9.Be3 Qc7 10.a4 Nc6 11.Nb3 b6 12.Bd3 Bb7 13.Qf3 Nb4 14.Nd4 g6 15.Rad1 e5

16.Nde2 d5 17.fxe5 dxe4 18.Nxe4 Qxe5 19.Qxf6 Nxd3 20.Bd4 Bxf6 21.Nxf6+ Kg7

22.Nd7 Qxd4+ 23.Nxd4 Nxb2 24.Rb1 Rfd8 25.Ne5 Rxd4 26.Rxf7+ Kh6 27.Rxb7 Nxa4

28.Rb3 Rd1+ 29.Kf2 Rd2+ 30.Kg3 Nc5 31.Ng4+ Kg5 32.Re7 Rxg2+ 33.Kxg2 Nxb3

34.Kg3 Kf5 35.Re5# 1-0

Event Hoogovens

Site Wijk aan Zee NED

Date 1987.01.16

White Paul van der Sterren

Black Ljubomir Ljubojevic

Result 1-0

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nf3 b6 4.g3 Ba6 5.b3 c6 6.Bg2 d5 7.O-O Nbd7 8.Nbd2 Be7

9.Re1 O-O 10.e4 Bb7 11.e5 Ne8 12.Bb2 a5 13.a3 c5 14.cxd5 Bxd5 15.Ne4 Nc7

16.Nc3 Bc6 17.Rc1 Qc8 18.Ne4 Qb7 19.Qc2 Rfd8 20.dxc5 bxc5 21.Nfg5 Bxg5

22.Nxg5 g6 23.Ne4 Rab8 24.Nd6 Qa8 25.Ne4 Bd5 26.Re3 Nb5 27.Qd2 Kg7 28.Rce1

Qa7 29.Rd3 Nd4 30.Bxd4 cxd4 31.Rxd4 Rxb3 32.Nf6 Bxg2 33.Rh4 h5 34.Nxh5+ Kf8

35.Qd6+ Kg8 36.Nf6+ Kg7 37.Rh7# 1-0

Event European Club Cup

Site Saint Vincent ITA

Date 2005.09.18

White Georg Danner

Black John Fletcher

Result 1-0

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 d5 4.Bg5 Nbd7 5.e3 Bb4 6.Nf3 c5 7.cxd5 exd5 8.dxc5 Qa5

9.Rc1 Ne4 10.Qxd5 Nxc3 11.bxc3 Bxc3+ 12.Kd1 Nf6 13.Qc4 Bb4 14.Bxf6 gxf6

15.Qb5+ Bd7 16.Qxa5 Bxa5 17.Nd4 Rc8 18.Bb5 Rg8 19.Ke2 Rxg2 20.Bxd7+ Kxd7

21.Rhd1 Ke8 22.Nf5 Rc7 23.Rc4 Rd7 24.Re4+ Kd8 25.Nd6 Bd2 26.Re8+ Kc7 27.Rc8#


Event Internet Section 18-B

Site Dos Hermanas

Date 2003.03.18

White Simon Kim Williams

Black James M Critelli

Result 1-0

1.c4 Nf6 2.Nc3 c5 3.e4 d6 4.g3 g6 5.Bg2 Bg7 6.Nge2 Nc6 7.d3 O-O 8.O-O Bd7

9.h3 Rb8 10.Be3 a6 11.a4 Ne8 12.d4 cxd4 13.Nxd4 Nxd4 14.Bxd4 Nc7 15.f4 Ne6

16.Bxg7 Nxg7 17.Kh2 Bc6 18.b4 b5 19.cxb5 axb5 20.a5 Qc8 21.Qd3 Qb7 22.a6 Qa8

23.Ra5 Rfc8 24.Rfa1 f5 25.a7 Rb7 26.Nd5 fxe4 27.Bxe4 Kf8 28.Ra6 Rd7 29.Nb6

Bxe4 30.Nxa8 Bxd3 31.Nb6 Rc2+ 32.Kg1 Rxa7 33.Rxa7 Nf5 34.Re1 Nd4 35.Re3 Be4

36.Rxe4 Nf3+ 37.Kf1 Nd2+ 38.Ke2 Nxe4+ 39.Kd3 Rc6 40.Nd7+ Ke8 41.Kxe4 Kd8

42.Kd5 Rc3 43.Nf8 Ke8 44.Ne6 Rxg3 45.Ra8+ Kf7 46.Rf8# 1-0

Event SportAccord World Mind Games (Men, Blitz)

Site Beijing CHN

Date 2013.12.15

White Vassily Ivanchuk

Black Levon Aronian

Result 1-0

BlackElo 2803

1.c4 g6 2.Nc3 c5 3.g3 Bg7 4.Bg2 Nc6 5.a3 e6 6.b4 d6 7.bxc5 dxc5 8.Bxc6+ bxc6

9.Qc2 Nf6 10.Nf3 O-O 11.d3 Qe7 12.Bg5 h6 13.Bxf6 Qxf6 14.Rc1 e5 15.O-O Bg4

16.Nd2 Qe7 17.Rb1 f5 18.Rb3 e4 19.dxe4 f4 20.Nf3 g5 21.Rfb1 fxg3 22.hxg3 Qf7

23.Nd1 Rae8 24.Rb7 Qg6 25.Ne3 Bc8 26.Rxa7 Qxe4 27.Qxe4 Rxe4 28.Rb6 Re6 29.Rc7

g4 30.Nh4 Ref6 31.Rbxc6 Be6 32.Re7 Bf7 33.Rcc7 h5 34.Nhf5 Bh8 35.a4 Kh7 36.a5

Kg6 37.Nh4+ Kh6 38.Nef5+ Kg5 39.a6 Bxc4 40.Rg7+

{ final move from actual game. } 40…Bxg7 41.Rxg7+ Rg6 42.Rxg6# 1-0

Event ch city m

Site Brooklyn

Date 1898.03.01

White Frank James Marshall

Black William Ewart Napier

Result 1-0

1.d4 d5 2.c4 e5 3.cxd5 Qxd5 4.Nf3 exd4 5.Nxd4 Bc5 6.e3 Bxd4 7.exd4 Nc6 8.Be3

Nf6 9.Nc3 Qa5 10.Bb5 Bd7 11.O-O O-O 12.a3 Ne4 13.Nxe4 Qxb5 14.Nc5 Rad8 15.Qd2

Bc8 16.Rac1 b6 17.Ne4 Nxd4 18.Bxd4 c5 19.Qg5 Rxd4 20.Nf6+ Kh8 21.f4 Qxb2

22.Rce1 Rd2 23.Ne4 f6 24.Qg3 Qd4+ 25.Nf2 Qd8 26.Re3 Bf5 27.Rfe1 Rd7 28.Qf3

Rg8 29.g4 Bg6 30.f5 Bf7 31.h4 c4 32.Qh3 Re8 33.Rxe8+ Bxe8 34.Qe3 Bf7 35.g5

Rd5 36.Ng4 fxg5 37.Ne5 Bg8 38.hxg5 Rd2 39.g6 h6 40.Nf7+ Bxf7 41.gxf7 Kh7

42.Qg3 Rd6 43.Qg4 c3 44.Re8 Rd1+ 45.Kf2 Rd2+ 46.Ke1 Rd1+ 47.Qxd1 { ! }

47…Qh4+ 48.Kf1 Qh1+ 49.Kf2 { !! } 49…Qxd1 50.f8=N+ Kg8 51.Ng6+ Kf7

52.Rf8# 1-0

Event ACP World Rapid Cup

Site Odessa UKR

Date 2009.05.24

White Peter Svidler

Black Boris Gelfand

Result 0-1

1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.Nf3 Nc6 4.e3 Bb4 5.Qc2 Bxc3 6.Qxc3 Qe7 7.a3 d5 8.cxd5

Nxd5 9.Qb3 Nb6 10.d3 O-O 11.Be2 a5 12.Bd2 a4 13.Qc2 Be6 14.Rc1 Bb3 15.Qc5 Qd6

16.O-O Nd7 17.Qxd6 cxd6 18.Bc3 Nc5 19.d4 exd4 20.Nxd4 Nxd4 21.Bxd4 Ne6 22.Bc3

d5 23.f3 Rfd8 24.Rf2 d4 25.exd4 Nxd4 26.Bf1 Rac8 27.Rd2 f6 28.Kf2 Kf7 29.Re1

Nc6 30.Rxd8 Rxd8 31.Re4 Ne5 32.Bb5 Bc2 33.Rh4 h6 34.Ke3 Ra8 35.Rd4 Bb3 36.f4

Ng4+ 37.Kf3 h5 38.h3 Nh6 39.Rd7+ Kg8 40.Kf2 b6 41.Rb7 Rd8 42.Rxb6 Nf5 43.Ra6

Nd6 44.Bxa4 Ne4+ 45.Ke3 Bc4 46.Rc6 Bd5 47.Ba5 Ra8 48.b4 Ng3 49.Rc2 h4 50.Bb5

Kh7 51.Bd3+ Kh6 52.Kf2 Re8 53.b5 Nh1+ 54.Kg1 Re3 55.Bc4 Rxa3 56.Bxd5 Ra1+

{ last move from actual game. } 57.Kh2 Ng3 58.Rc1 Rxc1 59.Be1 Rxe1 60.b6 Rh1#


Event London

Site London ENG

Date 1899.06.03

White David Janowski

Black Carl Schlechter

Result 1-0

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.O-O Be7 6.Nc3 b5 7.Bb3 d6 8.d3 Na5

9.Ne2 O-O 10.Ng3 c6 11.c3 Nxb3 12.axb3 Re8 13.d4 Qc7 14.Re1 c5 15.d5 Nd7

16.Nf5 Nf8 17.g4 Bf6 18.c4 b4 19.h3 Ng6 20.g5 Bd8 21.Nh2 f6 22.gxf6 Bxf6

23.Qh5 Rf8 24.Ng4 Qd8 25.Kh1 Nf4 26.Bxf4 exf4 27.Rg1 Ra7 28.f3 Kh8 29.Nxf6

Qxf6 30.Nh4 Kg8 31.Rg2 Re7 32.Rg5 Qxb2 33.Rag1 Rff7 34.Qxh7+ Kxh7 35.Rh5+ Kg8

36.Ng6 { final move of actual game. } 36…Qg2+ 37.Rxg2 Rf6 ( 37…Rf8

38.Rh8+ Kf7 39.Rxf8# ) 38.Rh8+ Kf7 39.Rf8# 1-0

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