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Ernst MELZIG

of Germany
    
    
    (2017-06-01)
    (All annotations below by Fritz)
    (Games' source: Marek's 1.b4 database)
    
    
    
    
    
    
    (1) Melzig,Ernst – Franz,Ulrich
    GER–ch Seniors, 2001
    1.b4 b5 2.Bb2 Bb7 3.e3 d5 4.Bb5+/– c6 5.Bf1 
       (5.Be2 Qd6+/–) 
    5...Nd7 
       (5...Nf6 6.Nf3+/–) 
    6.c4 
       (6.Nf3 Ngf6+/–) 
    6...e5+= 7.cd5 cd5 8.Nf3 
       (8.Bb5 f6 9.Qh5 g6 10.Qg4+=) 
    8...Ngf6 
       (8...Bd6 9.Bb5 f6 10.a3+=) 
    9.a3 
       (9.Ne5 Bb4 10.Qb3 Bc5+–) 
    9...Be7 
       (9...Bd6 10.Nc3+=) 
    10.Be2 
       (10.Ne5 0–0+–) 
    10...0–0 
       (10...e4 11.Nd4+=) 
    11.0–0 
       (11.Ne5 a5+–) 
    11...a6? 
       (11...e4 12.Nd4+/–) 
    12.d4 
       (better is 12.Ne5 Re8 13.Nd7 Qd7 14.Bd4+–) 
    12...Bd6?? 
       (better is 12...e4!? 13.Ne5 a5+/–) 
    13.Ne5 
       (better is 13.de5 Ne5 14.Be5 Be5 15.Ne5+–) 
    13...Bc7 
       (13...Re8 14.Nd3+–) 
    14.Nd2 Re8 15.Nd7 
       (15.Nd3 a5+–) 
    15...Qd7 16.h3 
       (16.Rc1 a5+–) 
    16...Qd6 Threatening mate: Qh2 17.g3 
       (17.Nf3 Ne4+–) 
    17...Ne4 
       (better is 17...Re3! 18.Nf3 Re7+=) 
    18.Ne4 Re4 
       (18...de4 19.Qc2+–) 
    19.Qd3 
       (19.Qd2 Bc8+–) 
    19...Rae8 20.Bc1 
       (20.Rfc1 Re3 21.fe3 Qg3 22.Kf1 Bc8–+) 
    20...Qh6 
       (20...Bc8 21.Kg2+–) 
    21.Kg2 Bc8 Threatening mate... how? 22.Bg4 
       (better is 22.Rh1+–) 
    22...Rg4+= 23.hg4 Qg5?? 
       (better is 23...Bg4 24.Rh1 Bf3 25.Kf3 Qh1 26.Ke2 Qh5 27.Ke1 Qh1 28.Qf1 Qh6+=) 
    24.f3 
       (24.Rh1 h6+–) 
    24...f5 
       (24...Qf6 25.Rh1 h6 26.Bd2+–) 
    25.e4 
       (better is 25.Qc2 Qe7 26.gf5+–) 
    25...f4?? 
       (25...fe4 26.Bg5 ed3+–) 
    26.Bf4 
       (better is 26.e5!? Qe7 27.Rh1 g6 28.Bf4 Qe6+–) 
    26...Bf4 27.gf4 Qf4 28.e5 
       (28.Rae1 Bb7 29.e5 h6+–) 
    28...Re7 
       (28...Be6 29.Rad1+–) 
    29.Rac1 Bd7 30.Rc2 
       (30.Rfe1 Be6+–) 
    30...h5 
       (30...Bb5 31.Rc8 Kf7 32.Qf5 Qf5 33.gf5 Bf1 34.Kf1+–) 
    31.Qd2 hg4 
       (31...Qd2 32.Rd2 hg4 33.fg4 Bg4+–) 
    1–0
    
    (2) Melzig,Ernst – Polifka,Wilfried
    GER–ch Seniors, 2001
    1.b4 b6 2.Bb2 Bb7 3.e3 e6 4.c4 Nf6+= 5.b5 c6 
       (5...a6 6.Nc3+=) 
    6.a4 
       (6.Nf3 d5=) 
    6...d5 
       (6...Be7 7.Nf3+=) 
    7.cd5 cd5 8.Nf3 Bd6 9.Be2 Nbd7 
       (9...0–0 10.0–0=) 
    10.d4 0–0 11.0–0 Ne4 12.Nbd2 
       (12.Ba3 Ba3 13.Na3 Qf6=) 
    12...f5 
       (12...Ndf6 13.Ne4 de4 14.Ne5=) 
    13.Ne4 
       (13.Ba3 Ba3 14.Ra3 Rc8=) 
    13...fe4 14.Ne5 Rf6 
       (14...Rc8 15.Nd7 Qd7 16.Ba3=) 
    15.Nd7 
       (15.Rc1 a6=) 
    15...Qd7 16.f3 
       (16.Ba3 a6=) 
    16...Raf8 
       (16...ef3!? 17.Bf3 Qc7+=) 
    17.fe4= Rf1 18.Bf1 de4 19.Qg4 
       (19.Ba3 Ba3 20.Ra3 Qd6+=) 
    19...Bd5 20.Ba3?? 
       (20.Rc1 Qf7 21.Qh4 Qf6 22.Qf6 gf6=) 
    20...Qf7 21.Qe2 
       (21.Bd6?? Qf2 22.Kh1 Qf1 23.Rf1 Rf1) 
    21...Ba3 22.Ra3 
       (22.a5 Bb4 23.ab6 ab6 24.Qb2–+) 
    22...Rc8 
       (22...Bc4 23.Qf3 ef3 24.Bc4 fg2 25.Be6 Qe6 26.e4 Qg4 27.Ra1 Qh3 28.a5 
       Rf1 29.Rf1 gf1Q) 
    23.Qd2 White prepares the advance a5 23...Qc7 
       (23...Qf5 24.Qf2=) 
    24.a5 Bc4?? 
       (24...e5 25.de5 Qe5 26.ab6 ab6 27.Ra6=) 
    25.Bc4 
       (better is 25.Rc3+–) 
    25...Qc4= 26.ab6 ab6 27.Qb2 Rf8 
       (27...Qc1 28.Qc1 Rc1 29.Kf2+=) 
    28.Ra1 
       (28.h3 e5=) 
    28...h5 
       (28...Qd3 29.Re1=) 
    29.h4 
       (29.Rd1 Rf5+=) 
    29...Rf5= Attacks the isolani on b5 30.Rc1 
       (30.Qb1 Qd3 31.Qd3 ed3=) 
    30...Qd3 31.Qc3 Rb5 32.Qc8 
       (32.Qe1 Rb3 33.Rc6 Rb1–/+) 
    32...Kh7 33.Re1 Qd2 Threatening mate: Qxe1 34.Qc1 Qa2 
       (34...Qc1 35.Rc1 e5 36.Rc6 ed4 37.ed4–/+) 
    35.Qd1 Kh6 36.Re2 Qd5 
       (36...Qb1 37.Rd2–/+) 
    37.Qf1 
       (37.Rf2 Qb3 38.Qe1 Rf5+=) 
    37...Kh7 
       (37...e5 38.Rd2+=) 
    38.Rf2 Rb3 39.Qd1? 
       (better is 39.Qc1+=) 
    39...Re3–+ 40.Re2? 
       (better is 40.Rd2–+) 
    40...Rd3 
       (40...Re2 41.Qe2 Qd4 42.Kh2 Qe5 43.Kg1–+) 
    41.Qa4 
       (41.Qa1 e5!–+) 
    41...Rd4 42.Qc2 
       (42.Qe8 Rd1 43.Kh2 Rh1 44.Kh1 Qd1 45.Kh2 Qe2 46.Qe6 Qg4 47.Qb6 Qh4 
       48.Kg1 Qe1 49.Kh2 h4–+) 
    42...Rc4 
       (42...Rd1 43.Kh2 Qd6 44.g3–+) 
    43.Qb2 Qc5 44.Kh2 Qc7 45.g3 e3 
       (45...Rc3 46.Rg2–+) 
    46.Qb1 g6 
       (46...Kh6 47.Re3 Rc2 48.Kh3–+) 
    47.Re3 
       (47.Kh3 e5–+) 
    47...Rh4 48.Kg1 
       (48.Kg2 Qc6 49.Rf3 Rc4–+) 
    48...Rc4 
       (48...Qc5 49.Qd3 Qc1 50.Kf2 Rh2 51.Kf3–+) 
    49.Re1 
       (49.Qd3–+) 
    Qg3 
       (49...Qg3 50.Kf1 Qf3 51.Kg1 Rg4 52.Kh2 Qg2) 
    0–1
    
    (3) Melzig,Ernst – Polifka,Wilfried
    2rd Berlin Germany, Senior Championship, 2010
    1.b4 b6 2.Bb2 Bb7 3.e3 e6 4.Nf3 Bb4 5.Bg7 f6 6.Bh8 Qe7 7.Bf6!N 
       (7.Nh4 Qf7 8.Qg4 Nc6 9.Be2 0–0–0 10.Bg7 Ne5 11.Qb4 Qg7 12.Bf3 d5 
       13.0–0 Ne7 14.Be2 N7c6 15.Qa3 a5 16.Nc3 Rg8 17.g3 h5 18.Bh5 Nc4 19.Qb3 
       Nd2 20.Qb5 Nf1 21.Rf1 f5 sunnyda–singer1970/kurnik 2013/1–0; 
       7.g3 Nc6 8.Bg2 0–0–0 9.0–0 Nh6 10.Bf6 Qf6 11.d4 e5 12.Ne5 Ne5 13.de5 
       Qe5 14.Bb7 Kb7 15.a3 Qa1 16.ab4 Qb2 17.c3 Nf5 18.Qf3 Kb8 19.Qf5 h5 
       20.Qh5 Qb3 21.Qg5 Rg8 sunnyda–stark12/kurnik 2014/1–0) 
    7...Qf6 
       (7...Qf6 8.Nd4 Combination; 
       7...Nf6 8.Nc3 Combination) 
    8.c3 Bd6 
       (8...Nc6 9.d4 (9.cb4?! Qa1 10.b5 Ne5+=) 9...Ba5 10.Qd3+–) 
    9.d4 Nc6 10.Nbd2 Be7 11.Bb5 Nd8? 
       (11...0–0–0 12.0–0+–) 
    12.0–0 
       (12.Ne5 c6 13.Qh5 Nf7 14.Qh7 Ne5 15.de5 Qf7 16.Qf7 Kf7+–) 
    12...Nf7 13.e4 
       (13.Qa4 c6 14.Bd3 Qg7+–) 
    13...Ng5 
       (13...Qg6 14.e5+–) 
    14.Ng5 
       (14.Ne5!? 0–0–0+–) 
    14...Qg5 15.f4?? 
       (better is 15.Qe2+–) 
    15...Qb5+= 16.f5 
       (better is 16.a4!? Qd3 17.Rf3+=) 
    16...0–0–0–/+ 17.c4 
       (17.fe6 de6 18.Qg4 Qc6–/+) 
    17...Qb4 
       (17...Qb2 18.Nf3 Be4 19.fe6 de6 20.Qb3 Qb3 21.ab3–+) 
    18.Nb3 
       (better is 18.Qe2–+) 
    18...Qa5?? 
       (better is 18...Be4 19.fe6 Qc4 (19...de6?! 20.Qe2 Bf5 21.g4–+) 20.ed7 Rd7–+ 
      ) 
    19.Qd3 
       (better is 19.Na5 ba5 20.fe6 de6+–) 
    19...Nf6?? 
       (better is 19...Qa4+=) 
    20.e5 
       (better is 20.Na5 Be4 21.Qe3 ef5 22.Rf5 Bf5 23.Qe7 Ng8+–) 
    20...Ne4 
       (20...Qa3 21.ef6 Bf6 22.fe6 Qf8 23.ed7 Rd7+–) 
    21.a3 
       (better is 21.Na5 ba5 22.f6+–) 
    21...Qa4–/+ 22.d5? 
       (better is 22.f6 Bf8 23.Rae1–/+) 
    22...ed5–+ 23.cd5 Ba6 24.Qd4?? 
       (24.Qe3 Bg5 25.Qf3–+) 
    24...Qd4 
       (better is 24...Bc5 25.Qc5 bc5–+) 
    25.Nd4 Bc5 26.Rfd1 
       (26.Rad1 Nc3 27.Rfe1 Nd1 28.Rd1 Re8–+) 
    26...Bc4 
       (better is 26...Be2! 27.g4 Bd1 28.Rd1 Nc3–+) 
    27.h3 
       (27.Rac1 Bd5 28.Rc5 Nc5–+) 
    27...Bd5 
       (better is 27...Re8!? 28.Kh2 Re5 29.Rac1 Bd5 30.Rc2–+) 
    28.Kh2 Rg8 29.Nb5 
       (29.g4 c6 30.Ne2 Nf2–+) 
    29...Bb7 
       (29...c6!? 30.Na7 Kb7 31.Nb5–+) 
    30.Na7 Kd8 31.Nb5 
       (31.Rd3 Nd6! 32.g4 Nf5–+) 
    31...Nf2 
       (better is 31...Nc3! 32.g4 (32.Nc3?? Rg2 33.Kh1 Rd2 34.Nd5 Bd5) 32...Nb5 
       33.Rac1–+) 
    32.Rg1 
       (32.g4 Nd1 33.Rd1 Bf3–+) 
    32...Nd3 33.e6 
       (33.g4 Ne5 34.Rgd1 h5–+) 
    33...c6 
       (better is 33...de6 34.fe6 Rg6–+) 
    34.Rad1 Ne5?? 
       (better is 34...Bg1 35.Kg1 Nc5–+) 
    35.Nd6+= Ba8?? 
       (better is 35...Bg1 36.Kg1 de6 37.fe6 Ke7 38.Nb7 Ra8+=) 
    36.Nf7+/– Nf7 
       (36...Ke7 37.Ne5 Bg1 38.Kg1 de6 39.Rd7 Kf6 40.Ng4 Kg5 41.f6+/–) 
    37.Rd7+– Kc8 38.Rf7 
       (38.ef7 Rf8 39.Rgd1 h6+–) 
    38...Bg1+= 39.Kg1 c5 40.Rd7?? 
       (40.f6!? Bd5 41.Re7 Rg2 42.Kf1+=) 
    40...Bc6 
       (better is 40...Bg2!? 41.Kf2 Bh3–+) 
    41.Rd2 Be4 
       (41...Rf8 42.e7 Rf5 43.Rd8 Kc7 44.e8Q Be8 45.Re8–/+) 
    42.Rf2 
       (42.f6 Bg6+=) 
    42...Re8 
       (better is 42...Bd5 43.Rd2 Bc4=) 
    43.f6+/– Kd8?? 
       (better is 43...Bg6 44.f7 Bf7 45.ef7 Rf8+/–) 
    44.Rd2+– Kc8 45.Rd6 
       (better is 45.f7 Bg6 46.fe8Q Be8 47.Kf2+–) 
    45...Bg6+/– 46.Rb6?? 
       (better is 46.f7 Bf7 47.ef7+–) 
    46...Kc7–/+ 47.Ra6 c4 48.Kf1?? 
       (better is 48.Ra4 c3 49.Rc4 Kd6 50.Rc3 Ke6 51.Rf3–/+) 
    48...c3–+ 49.Ke1 
       (49.Ra5 c2 50.Rc5 Kd6–+) 
    49...Rb8 
       (49...c2 50.Kf2 c1Q 51.f7 Qf4 52.Kg1 Qd4 53.Kh1 Bf7 54.e7 Re7 55.Rh6 
       Re1 56.Kh2 Qf4 57.g3 Qd2) 
    50.Ra7 
       (50.Ra4 c2 51.Rc4 Kd6–+) 
    50...Kd6 
       (50...Kc6 51.Ra6 Kd5 52.f7–+) 
    51.Ra6 
       (51.f7 c2 52.Kd2 Ke6 53.Rc7–+) 
    51...Kc7 
       (better is 51...Kd5 52.Ra5 Ke6 53.Rc5 Rb1 54.Kf2–+) 
    52.Ra7 Kd6 
       (better is 52...Kc6 53.Ra4 c2 54.Rc4 Kd5–+) 
    53.Ra6 Ke5 
       (53...Kd5 54.Ra7 Rb1 55.Kf2 c2–+) 
    54.Rc6 
       (54.f7 c2 55.Rc6 c1Q 56.Rc1 Ke6–+) 
    54...c2 
       (better is 54...Kf6 55.Rc3 Rb2–+) 
    55.Kd2?? 
       (better is 55.f7–/+) 
    55...Kf6–+ 56.g4 
       (56.Rc2 Bc2 57.Kc2–+) 
    56...Rd8 57.Ke3 
       (57.Kc1 Rd1 58.Kb2 Rb1 59.Ka2 c1Q 60.Rc1 Rc1–+) 
    57...Rd1 58.g5 
       (58.h4 c1Q 59.Rc1 Rc1–+) 
    Ke7 0–1
    
    (4) Melzig,Ernst – Eckl,Josef (1650)
    12sen.WttgEM/Ellwangen, 2000
    1.b4 c6 2.Bb2 a5 3.a3 d5 4.e3 Nd7 
       (4...ab4 5.ab4 Ra1 6.Ba1 Nf6 7.Nf3 Bf5 8.Be2 Nbd7 9.0–0 e6 10.b5 Be7 
       11.Nd4 Qa8 12.Nf5 ef5 13.Bb2 0–0 14.c4 dc4 15.bc6 bc6 16.Bc4 Qb8 
       17.Qc2 Bd6 18.h3 f4 19.Be2 algernon (2340)–bumeyou (2255)/
       net–chess.com 2007/1–0 (70)) 
    5.c4 
       (5.Nf3 f6 6.Be2 e5 7.0–0 Bd6 8.c4 ab4 9.cd5 cd5 10.Qb3 Nb6 11.ab4 Ra1 
       12.Ba1 Be6 13.d4 e4 14.Nfd2 Ne7 15.Bh5 g6 16.Be2 0–0 17.Nc3 Qd7 18.f3 
       ef3 19.Bf3 Rc8 elsh1403 (1635)–wehnstein (1780)/kurnik 2014/1–0 (34)
       ) 
    5...Ngf6N 6.cd5 cd5 7.Nf3 g6 
       (7...ab4 8.ab4 Ra1 9.Ba1=) 
    8.Be2 
       (8.Nc3 e6 9.Nb5 Be7+=) 
    8...Bg7 9.0–0 0–0 10.d4 
       (10.Qb3 a4 11.Qa2 Nb6=) 
    10...Ne4 
       (10...ab4 11.ab4 Ra1 12.Ba1=) 
    11.Nbd2 Ndf6 12.Ne4 Ne4 13.Nd2 Nd6 
       (13...Bf5 14.Ne4 Be4 15.Qd2=) 
    14.Bf3 
       (14.Qb3 Be6+=) 
    14...e6= 15.e4 
       (15.Qc2 Bd7=) 
    15...de4 16.Be4 
       (16.Ne4 Nb5+=) 
    16...ab4 17.ab4 Ra1 18.Ba1 
       (18.Qa1 Ne4 19.Ne4 Qd5+=) 
    18...Qb6 19.Qf3 
       (19.Qb1 Rd8+=) 
    19...Qb4 
       (better is 19...Bd4 20.Bc3 e5–/+) 
    20.Qc3? 
       (better is 20.Bc3!? Qb5 21.Rb1–/+) 
    20...Qc3–+ 21.Bc3 Rd8 
       (21...Nb5 22.Bb4 Rd8 23.Rc1–+) 
    22.Bd3 Bd7 23.Rb1 Bc6 24.Nb3 Ra8 25.Bb4 
       (25.Nc5 b5–+) 
    25...Ne8 
       (25...Nb5 26.Bc5–+) 
    26.Bc3 
       (26.Bc5 Bd5–/+) 
    26...Nc7 27.Nc5 
       (27.Bb4 Nd5 28.Bd6 Rd8–+) 
    27...Nd5 28.Bb2 b6 
       (28...Ra2 29.Bc4 Rb2 30.Rb2 Bd4 31.Bd5 Bb2 32.Bc6 bc6 33.Ne4–+) 
    29.Nb3 Nb4 30.Rd1?? 
       (30.Bf1 Bd5–+) 
    30...Bd5 
       (better is 30...Ba4 31.Bc4 b5 32.Bb5 Bb5–+) 
    31.Nc1 Rc8 
       (31...h6 32.Bb5–+) 
    32.Bb1 b5 33.f3 
       (33.Nd3 Nd3 34.Bd3 b4–+) 
    33...Bc4 
       (33...Nc2 34.Ne2–+) 
    34.Kf2 Bh6 35.Ke1 
       (35.Be4 f5 36.Bb1 Nd5–+) 
    35...Nd5 36.Bd3 
       (36.g3 b4–+) 
    36...Ne3 37.Rd2 Bd3 38.Nd3 Nc2 39.Kd1 Ne3 40.Ke2?? 
       (40.Ke1 Bg7 41.Ne5–+) 
    40...Ng2–+ 41.f4 Nf4 42.Nf4 
       (42.Kf3 Nd5 43.Rf2 b4–+) 
    42...Bf4 43.Rd3 Rc2 44.Kf3 Rb2 45.Kf4 Rh2 46.Rb3 
       (46.d5 ed5 47.Rb3 d4–+) 
    46...Rf2 
       (46...Rh5 47.Ke4–+) 
    47.Ke5 
       (47.Ke3 Rf5–+) 
    47...h5 48.Ke4 Rf5 49.Rc3 
       (49.Rh3 Rd5–+) 
    49...h4 50.Rc8 
       (50.Rc2 g5–+) 
    50...Kg7 51.Rc1 g5 52.Ke3 h3 53.Rh1 
       (53.Rg1 b4–+) 
    53...g4 54.Ke4 b4 55.d5 
       (55.Ke3 f6–+) 
    55...Rd5 56.Kf4 f5 0–1
    
    (5) Melzig,Ernst – Walther,Henry
    Bad Sooden Seniors op, 2003
    1.b4 c6 2.Bb2 d5 3.e3 Bf5 4.c4 e6 5.cd5 ed5 6.Nf3 Nd7 
       (6...Nf6 7.a3 Bd6 8.Nc3 Nbd7 9.h3 0–0 10.Be2 Re8 11.0–0 h6 12.Nd4 Bg6 
       13.f4 Ne4 14.Ne4 Be4 15.Nf3 Nf6 16.Rc1 a6 17.Nd4 Rc8 18.Bg4 Ng4 19.Qg4 
       Bf8 20.f5 Qg5 21.Qg5 vihavald–geewa2012/kurnik 2012/1–0 (39)) 
    7.Be2 Ngf6 8.a3 Bd6 
       (8...Qb6 9.0–0 Bd6 10.d4 0–0 11.Nc3 Rfe8 12.Rc1 a5 13.b5 Ne4 14.Na4 
       Qc7 15.bc6 bc6 16.Bb5 Nb8 17.Ne5 Be5 18.de5 Qb7 19.Bd3 Bg6 20.Bd4 Rc8 
       21.Nb6 Nd7 22.Na8 Ra8 23.Rb1 vihavald (1605)–misterin/kurnik 2014/
       1–0 (32)) 
    9.d4N 
       (9.0–0 0–0 10.h3 (10.d3 Bg4 11.h3 Bf3 12.Bf3 Be5 13.Nc3 Rc8 14.Rc1 
       Bb8 15.Na4 b5 16.Nc5 Nc5 17.Rc5 Nd7 18.Rc2 Qc7 19.g3 Ne5 20.Bg2 f5 
       21.Qh5 Qf7 22.Qf7 Rf7 23.Rfc1 Nd3 24.Rd1 Nb2 Fournier,F 
       (1730)–sagitigre14 (1965)/Active 2004/1–0 (61)) 10...Re8 11.Nd4 
       Bg6 12.Nc3 Ne5 13.Rc1 Nd3 14.Bd3 Bd3 15.Re1 Ne4 16.Ne4 Be4 17.f4 Qh4 
       18.Qg4 Qg4 19.hg4 Re7 20.Ne2 Rae8 21.Ng3 Bd3 22.Rc3 Bf4 23.Rd3 Bg3 
       vihavald (1675)–nabrani (1710)/kurnik 2013/0–1 (47); 
       9.Nd4 Bg6=) 
    9...0–0+= 10.0–0 Re8 11.Nbd2 h6 
       (11...Qe7 12.Nb3+=) 
    12.Re1 a6 13.Rc1 Rc8 14.Nb3 Bb8 
       (14...Qc7 15.Nc5=) 
    15.Bd3 
       (15.Nc5 Qc7=) 
    15...Bd3 16.Qd3 Qc7 
       (16...Nb6 17.Nc5 Nc4 18.Rc2=) 
    17.h3 
       (17.Nc5 Nb6=) 
    17...Nb6 18.Nbd2 Ne4 19.Nf1 
       (19.Rc2 Nd2 20.Qd2 Nc4+=) 
    19...Nc4 20.Rc2 Qe7 21.N1d2 Ncd6 
       (21...Ncd2 22.Nd2 Nd2 23.Qd2+=) 
    22.Qe2 
       (22.Nb3 Rcd8=) 
    22...Nf5 
       (22...Bc7 23.Rec1+=) 
    23.Ne4 Qe4 24.Ne5 
       (24.Rec1 Qe6=) 
    24...Be5+= 25.de5 Re6 
       (25...Nh4 26.f3 Qg6 27.Rec1+=) 
    26.Rd2 Rg6 27.f3 Qh4 28.Qf1? 
       (28.e4 de4 29.fe4 Ng3=) 
    28...Qg3 
       (better is 28...Qh3! 29.g4 Qh4–/+) 
    29.Kh1+= Re8 30.Qf2 Ree6 31.Qg3 Rg3 
       (31...Ng3!? 32.Kg1 h5=) 
    32.e4+= Ne7 
       (32...de4 33.Re4 Kf8 34.Kh2+=) 
    33.f4 
       (33.Kh2 Rgg6+/–) 
    33...Reg6 
       (33...f5 34.Kh2 Rb3 35.ed5 Nd5 36.Bc1=) 
    34.Bd4 
       (better is 34.f5!? R6g5 35.e6 fe6 36.fe6+=) 
    34...de4+= 
       (worse is 34...Ra3 35.Bc5 Re6 36.Be7 Re7 37.ed5 cd5 38.Rd5=) 
    35.Re3? 
       (35.Ra2 Rd3 36.Re4 Rgg3+=) 
    35...Nd5 
       (35...Re3 36.Be3 Nd5–+) 
    36.Rg3? 
       (better is 36.Re4 Ra3 37.f5+=) 
    36...Rg3–+ 37.Re2 Nf4 
       (37...Ra3!? 38.Re4 Ra4 39.Bc5–+) 
    38.Re4 Ne6 
       (38...Nd5 39.e6 fe6 40.Re6–+) 
    39.Re3 Rg6 40.Rd3 
       (40.Re4 Kf8 41.Bb6 Ke7–/+) 
    40...Nf4 41.Rd2 Re6 
       (41...Rg3 42.Bc5–/+) 
    42.Kh2 
       (42.Be3 Nd5 43.Bd4 Kf8–/+) 
    42...Nd5 
       (42...Ng6 43.Ba1–/+) 
    43.g4 Kf8 
       (43...Nf4 44.Bb2 Re7 45.Kg3–/+) 
    44.Kg3 Ke8 45.h4 Kd7 46.Rf2 Ke8 47.h5 
       (better is 47.Rd2!?=) 
    47...Nc7–/+ 48.Bb2 Re7 49.Rf3 
       (49.Rd2 Ne6–/+) 
    49...Ne6 50.Rd3 Rd7 51.Re3 
       (51.Rd7 Kd7 52.Kf3 b6–/+) 
    51...Rd1 
       (51...Rd2 52.Rb3–/+) 
    52.Re2 
       (52.Kf3 b6–/+) 
    52...Ke7 53.a4 
       (53.Rc2 Rd3 54.Kf2 Rh3–+) 
    53...Rg1 
       (better is 53...Rd3 54.Kf2 Rb3–+) 
    54.Kh4? 
       (54.Rg2 Re1–+) 
    54...Rh1?? 
       (better is 54...Nf4 55.Rf2 g5 56.hg6 fg6 57.Rf4 g5 58.Kh5 gf4–+) 
    55.Kg3–/+ Rd1 56.Kf2 
       (56.a5 Rd3 57.Kf2 Rb3–+) 
    56...Rd3 
       (56...Nf4 57.Rc2–+) 
    57.Re3 
       (57.a5 Rb3 58.Bc1 c5 (58...Rb4?! 59.Ba3 c5 60.Bb4 cb4 61.Rb2=) 
       59.bc5 Nc5–+) 
    57...Rd5 
       (57...Nf4 58.Kf3 Re3 59.Ke3 Nd5 60.Ke4 Nb4 61.Bd4–+) 
    58.Bc3 Ng5 
       (58...b6 59.Ke2–/+) 
    59.e6 
       (59.a5!?–/+) 
    59...f6 60.b5? 
       (60.a5 Ne6 61.Kf3 Kd6–+) 
    60...Ne6 
       (better is 60...ab5!? 61.ab5 Rb5 62.Ke2–+) 
    61.bc6 bc6 62.Bb4 
       (62.Ke1 Kd6–+) 
    62...c5 
       (62...Kf7 63.a5–+) 
    63.Bc3 Kd7 64.Kf3 
       (64.a5 Kd6–+) 
    64...Rd1 
       (better is 64...Kd6 65.Ke4–+) 
    65.Ba5? 
       (65.a5–+) 
    65...Ra1 66.Rb3 
       (66.Bc3 Ra4 67.Rd3 Kc6 68.Bd2–+) 
    Nd4 
       (66...Nd4 67.Kf2 Nb3–+) 
    0–1
    
    (6) Melzig,Ernst – Grueneschild,Hildegard
    Bayern–ch Seniors, 2003
    1.b4 c6 2.Bb2 Qb6 3.a3 a5 4.c4 ab4 5.c5 Qc5?? 6.ab4+– Qb4 7.Ra8 Qb2 8.Rb8 
    Kd8 9.e3 
       (9.Nf3 e5+–) 
    9...Kc7 
       (9...e5 10.Nf3+–) 
    10.Rc8 
       (better is 10.Ra8+–) 
    10...Kc8 11.Nf3 d6 
       (11...Kd8 12.Be2+–) 
    12.Nc3 
       (12.Ng5 Nh6+–) 
    12...Kc7 
       (12...Kd8+–) 
    13.Qb1?? 
       (better is 13.Bc4 d5 14.Ne5+–) 
    13...Qb1+/– 14.Nb1 e5 15.Ng5 
       (15.Bc4 Nh6+/–) 
    15...Nh6 16.Be2 Be7 17.Ne4 
       (17.h4 d5+/–) 
    17...f5 18.Nec3 
       (18.Ng3 Ra8+=) 
    18...e4 
       (18...b5 19.f4=) 
    19.0–0 
       (19.d3 d5+/–) 
    19...Bf6 
       (19...b5 20.Rc1 Kd7 21.d4+=) 
    20.Rc1+= Kd7 21.d4 
       (21.d3 ed3 22.Bd3 b5+=) 
    21...d5 
       (21...ed3 22.Bd3 b5 23.Na2+=) 
    22.Na4+/– Kd6 23.Nc5 
       (23.Nbc3 f4+/–) 
    23...Rb8 
       (23...b6 24.Nb7 Kc7 25.Ba6+=) 
    24.Nc3 f4 25.Rb1 b6 
       (better is 25...fe3 26.fe3 b6+/–) 
    26.N3a4?? 
       (26.Na6 Rb7 27.Nc5=) 
    26...fe3+= 27.fe3 Bg5 28.Rb3 Be3 
       (28...bc5!? 29.Rb8 Be3 30.Kf1 cd4 31.Rd8 Ke7+=) 
    29.Re3= bc5 30.dc5 Ke6 
       (30...Ke5 31.Nb6 Kd4 32.Ra3=) 
    31.g4 
       (31.Kf2 Kf5=) 
    31...Nf7 
       (31...Ke5 32.Nc3=) 
    32.Nb6 Ne5 
       (32...Nd6 33.Rb3 (worse is 33.cd6 Rb6 34.g5 Kd6–/+) 33...Nb7 34.Nc8+=) 
    33.Kg2 
       (33.h4 Ng6+=) 
    33...Rf8 34.h3 
       (34.Kg3 g5=) 
    34...g5 35.Ra3 
       (35.Kg3 Rf7+=) 
    35...h6 
       (35...d4 36.Ra7+=) 
    36.Kg3 
       (36.Ba6 d4+=) 
    36...Ng6 
       (36...d4!?+=) 
    37.Ba6 Ne7 38.Re3 Rf4 39.Nc8 
       (39.Rb3 Ke5=) 
    39...Ng6 
       (better is 39...Nc8!? 40.Bc8 Ke5=) 
    40.Nd6+= Ke5 41.Bd3 Nh4 
       (41...Kd4 42.Nf5 Rf5 43.gf5+=) 
    42.Ba6 
       (42.Kh2 Kd4 43.Re4 de4 44.Be4 Re4 45.Ne4 Ke4 46.Kg3–+) 
    42...Kd4+= 43.Re2 
       (43.Rb3!?+=) 
    43...Kc5–/+ 44.Ne8 
       (44.Nb7 Kd4–/+) 
    44...Rf3 
       (44...d4 45.Rc2 Kb6 46.Ra2–+) 
    45.Kh2–/+ e3 
       (45...Rb3 46.Rc2 Kb6 47.Ra2–+) 
    46.Ng7 
       (46.Rc2 Kb6 47.Bd3 c5–/+) 
    46...Ng6 
       (46...d4!? 47.Bd3–+) 
    47.Ne6 
       (47.Rc2 Kb6 48.Be2 Rf2 49.Kg3–+) 
    47...Kd6 
       (better is 47...Kb4–/+) 
    48.Nd4+= Rf2 49.Rf2 ef2 50.Bf1 
       (50.Nf5 Kc5 51.Kg2 Nf4 52.Kf2 Nh3 53.Ke1+=) 
    50...c5= 51.Nf5 Ke5 52.Kg3 c4 
       (52...h5 53.Kf2 Nf4 54.Ke1=) 
    53.Kf2 h5 54.gh5 Kf5 55.hg6 Kg6 56.Ke3 Kf6 
       (56...Kf5!?+=) 
    57.Kd4+/– Ke6 
       (57...Kf5!?+/–) 
    58.Bg2+– Kd6 59.Bd5 
       (better is 59.Bf3+–) 
    59...c3= 60.Be4 Ke6? 
       (60...c2 61.Bc2 Ke7 62.Ke5=) 
    61.Kc3?? 
       (better is 61.Bc2+–) 
    61...Ke5 62.Bf3 Kf4 63.Bg4 Kg3?? 
       (63...Ke5 64.Bh5=) 
    64.Kd4 
       (64.Kc4 Kh4+=) 
    64...Kf4?? 
       (64...Kh4 65.Ke5 Kg3+–) 
    65.Kd5 Kg3 66.Ke5 Kh4 
       (66...Kf2 67.Kf5+–) 
    67.Kf5 Kg3 68.Kg5 Kf2 69.h4 Ke3 70.h5 Kd4 71.h6 Ke5 1–0
    
    (7) Melzig,Ernst – Hespers,Rolf
    14sen.Bad Sooden–Allendorf, 2002
    1.b4 c6 2.Bb2 Qb6 3.a3 a5 4.c4 ab4 5.c5 Qc7 6.ab4 Ra1 7.Ba1 d6 8.d4 Nf6 
       (8...d5 9.Nf3 Nf6 10.e3 Bg4 11.Nbd2 e5 12.de5 Nfd7 13.Be2 Na6 14.Qb3 
       Be7 15.0–0 0–0 16.h3 Bh5 17.g4 Bg6 18.Bd4 Re8 19.Ba6 ba6 20.Qb2 Bf8 
       21.Ra1 Qb7 22.Nh4 Bd3 23.Qc3 bratek55–szaman51 (1645)/kurnik 2011/
       1–0 (37)) 
    9.Nc3N 
       (9.Nf3 g6 10.Nc3 Bh6 11.h3 0–0 12.e4 b5 13.cd6 ed6 14.Be2 Re8 15.e5 
       de5 16.de5 Nh5 17.Ne4 Rd8 18.Qb1 Na6 19.0–0 Nf4 20.Re1 Bf5 21.Nf6 Kh8 
       22.Qb3 Be6 23.Qa3 Ra8 pcmvr (2850)–sbelanoff (2790)/net–chess.com 
       2008/0–1 (50); 
       9.e3 b5 10.Nf3 dc5 11.dc5 Nd5 12.Qb3 e6 13.Na3 Nd7 14.Bd3 N7f6 15.Be5 
       Qd8 16.Nc2 Be7 17.0–0 0–0 18.Rd1 Ng4 19.e4 Ndf6 20.Bd4 Qc7 21.h3 Nh6 
       22.Ne3 g6 23.Qc3 Ne8 Kucharkowski,J–Lucchesi,H/corr 1983/1–0 (35) 
      ) 
    9...b6 10.cd6 Qd6 11.b5 Qb4 12.e3 Bd7 13.Qa4 
       (13.Bd3 Qa5=) 
    13...e6 14.Qb4 Bb4 15.bc6 Bc6 16.Nge2 0–0 17.f3 Nd5 18.e4 
       (18.Kf2 Rc8=) 
    18...Ne3 
       (18...Nc3 19.Bc3 Bc3 20.Nc3–/+) 
    19.Kf2 
       (better is 19.Kd2!? Nc4 20.Kc2=) 
    19...Nc2–/+ 
       (19...Nf1?! 20.Rf1 Bd6 21.Rb1=) 
    20.Bb2 Rd8 21.g3 Nd4 22.Bg2 
       (22.Nd4!? Rd4 23.Ke2–/+) 
    22...Nc2–+ 23.Rd1?? 
       (better is 23.g4–+) 
    23...Bc5 24.Kf1 
       (24.Nd4–+) 
    24...Ne3 25.Ke1 Ng2 26.Kf1 Ne3 27.Ke1 Nd1 28.Nd1 Bb4 
       (28...Rd3 29.Nec3–+) 
    29.Nec3 
       (29.Bc3 Bd6–+) 
    29...Ba4 
       (better is 29...Nd7 30.Ke2–+) 
    30.Ke2 
       (30.Nf2–+) 
    30...Bd1 31.Nd1 Rd2 
       (31...Rd2 32.Ke3 Rd1–+) 
    0–1
    
    (8) Melzig,Ernst – Hess,Helmut (1615)
    14sen.Bad Sooden–Allendorf, 2002
    1.b4 c6 2.Bb2 Qb6 3.a3 c5 4.c3 Nf6 5.e3 e6 6.b5 d5 7.d4 
       (7.c4!?=) 
    7...c4–/+ 8.a4 a6 9.Na3 Bd7 10.Nf3 Bd6 11.Ne5 Be5 
       (better is 11...0–0!?–/+) 
    12.de5+= Ne4 13.Qd4 Qc7 14.Bc4 ab5 15.Bb5 Nc6 16.Bc6 Qc6 17.Nb5 0–0 18.0–0 
    Nc5 19.Qd1 
       (better is 19.Ba3!? Nb3 20.Qf4=) 
    19...Na4+= 20.Ra4 Qb5 21.Rb4 ½–½
    
    (9) Melzig,Ernst – Jurgan,Brigitte
    18sen.Bay.EM2006 Schney op, 2006
    1.b4 c6 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.e3 g6 
       (3...d5 4.a3=) 
    4.c4 
       (4.Nf3 d5=) 
    4...d6 
       (4...Bg7 5.Nf3=) 
    5.Nf3 
       (5.Bf6 ef6 6.d4 d5=) 
    5...Bg7 6.Be2 b6 7.Nc3 0–0 8.0–0 Nbd7 
       (8...c5 9.a3+=) 
    9.Rb1 
       (9.d4 a6+=) 
    9...c5 10.b5 
       (10.bc5 bc5 11.d4 Rb8+=) 
    10...Rb8 
       (10...a6 11.Qb3+=) 
    11.d4+= Re8 12.d5 e6 
       (12...Ra8 13.Qc2+=) 
    13.de6+/– Re6 14.Ng5 Qe7? 
       (better is 14...Re5!? 15.Nh3 Qf8+/–) 
    15.Ne6+– Qe6 
       (15...fe6 16.Qa4+–) 
    16.Nd5 
       (16.Qa4 Bb7 17.Qa7 Ne4+–) 
    16...Nd5 
       (16...Bb7 17.Bf3+–) 
    17.cd5 Qe8 
       (17...Qf5 18.Qa4+–) 
    18.Bg7 Kg7 19.Rb3 
       (19.Qb3 Qe5+–) 
    19...Nf6 20.Bf3 
       (20.Qa1 Qe5 21.Qe5 de5+–) 
    20...Bf5 
       (20...a6 21.a4+–) 
    21.Re1 
       (21.Qc1 Ne4+–) 
    21...Be4 22.Be4 Ne4 
       (22...Qe4 23.Rd3+–) 
    23.Qa1 f6 
       (23...Qe5 24.f3 Qa1 25.Ra1+–) 
    24.f3 Nd2 
       (24...Ng5 25.Qc3+–) 
    25.Rd3 
       (better is 25.Ra3!? a6 26.Qc3 Nf3 27.gf3 Qb5+–) 
    25...Nc4 26.Qc3 
       (better is 26.Qb1!?+–) 
    26...Ne5 
       (26...Qb5 27.Rc1 Ne5 28.Rd2+/–) 
    27.Rd2 
       (better is 27.Rdd1 Qb5 28.f4+/–) 
    27...g5? 
       (27...Qb5 28.f4 Nc4 29.Rde2+/–) 
    28.h3 
       (28.a4 Rc8+–) 
    28...Rb7 
       (28...Qb5 29.f4 Nc4 30.Rde2+/–) 
    29.Rf1 
       (29.a4 Rc7+–) 
    29...Rf7 
       (better is 29...Qb5!? 30.f4 gf4 31.ef4 Ng6+/–) 
    30.f4 
       (30.a4 Ng6+–) 
    30...gf4 31.ef4 Nd7 
       (31...Ng6 32.f5 Ne5 33.a4+–) 
    32.Qg3 Kh8 33.Re1 Do you see the mate threat? 33...Qf8 
       (33...Re7 34.Rdd1+–) 
    34.Qe3 
       (34.Rde2!? Qg7 35.Re8 Nf8 36.Qg7 Kg7+–) 
    34...f5 35.Qe8 
       (35.Qd3 Nf6+–) 
    35...Nf6 36.Qf8 Rf8 37.Re7 Ne4 
       (37...c4 38.Rc7 (38.Ra7?! c3 39.Rc2 Rc8+–) 38...c3 39.Rd4+– (
       39.Rc3?! Ne4 40.Rdc2 Nc3 41.Rc3 Re8+–)) 
    38.Rc2 Kg8 
       (38...Ra8 39.Rf7+–) 
    39.Ra7 Rf7 
       (39...Nf6 40.Rc3+–) 
    40.Ra6 
       (40.Rf7 Kf7 41.a4 Ke7+–) 
    40...Rb7 41.g4 
       (41.Ra8 Kf7+–) 
    41...fg4 42.hg4 Kg7 
       (42...Nf6 43.Ra8 Kg7 44.Rd2+–) 
    43.Kg2 Kg6 
       (43...Nf6 44.Kf3+–) 
    44.Kf3 Nf6 45.Rd2 
       (45.g5 Ne8 46.Rh2 Kg7+–) 
    45...h5 
       (45...Ne8 46.Re2 Kf7 47.Re6+–) 
    46.gh5 
       (46.g5 Ne8 47.Re2 Ng7+–) 
    46...Nh5 47.Rg2 
       (better is 47.Ra8 Rf7 48.Rg8 Kh7 49.Rg4+–) 
    47...Kf5 
       (47...Kf7+–) 
    48.Rg5 Kf6 49.Rh5 c4 
       (49...Kg6 50.Rh8+–) 
    50.Ra3 
       (50.Rh6 Kg7 51.Rd6 Kf8+–) 
    50...Rc7 
       (50...Kg6 51.Rh8 Rc7 52.Rd8+–) 
    51.Rc3 
       (better is 51.Rh6 Kg7 52.Rd6 Rb7+–) 
    51...Rc5 52.a4 Rc7 
       (52...Ke7 53.Rh7 Kd8 54.Ke4+–) 
    53.Rh1 
       (better is 53.Rh6 Kg7 54.Rd6 Rb7+–) 
    53...Rc5 54.Ke4 Rc8 55.Rh6 Ke7 56.f5 Re8 57.Re6 Kf7 Black threatens to 
    counter with Rh8 58.Re8 Ke8 59.Rc4 
       (59.Rc4 Ke7 60.a5 Kf6 61.ab6 Kg5 62.b7 Kh6 63.b8Q Kg5 64.Qg8 Kf6 
       65.Qd8 Kg7 66.Rc7 Kh6 67.Qh4) 
    1–0
    
    (10) Melzig,Ernst – Runde,Heinz
    17sen.Bad Sooden op Hessen, 2005
    1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 c6 3.e3 Nf6 4.c4 e6 5.cd5 ed5 
       (5...Bb4 6.dc6 Nc6 7.Nf3+=) 
    6.a3 Be7 
       (6...Bd6 7.Nf3=) 
    7.Nf3= 0–0 8.Be2 Re8 
       (8...a5 9.b5=) 
    9.0–0 Bg4 
       (9...Bd6 10.Qc2=) 
    10.h3 
       (10.Nc3 Bd6=) 
    10...Bh5 
       (10...Bf3 11.Bf3 Nbd7 12.Be2=) 
    11.Nh2 
       (11.Nc3 Bf3 12.Bf3 Nbd7=) 
    11...Be2+= 12.Qe2 Nbd7 13.d4 
       (13.Nf3 Bd6+=) 
    13...Bd6 
       (13...Nb6 14.Nd2+=) 
    14.Nf3 Ne4 
       (14...Nb6 15.Nbd2+=) 
    15.Nbd2 
       (15.Nc3 Qe7+=) 
    15...f5 
       (15...Nd2 16.Nd2 Nf6 17.Rab1+=) 
    16.g3 
       (16.Rac1 Qb6 17.Ne4 fe4+= (17...de4? 18.Qc4 Kh8 19.Ng5+–)) 
    16...Ndf6 17.Ne4 
       (17.Ne5 Be5 18.de5 Nd2 19.Qd2 Ne4+=) 
    17...Ne4 
       (17...fe4 18.Ne5–/+) 
    18.Nd2 
       (18.b5 Bg3 19.bc6 bc6 20.fg3 Ng3+=) 
    18...Qd7–/+ 19.Ne4 
       (19.Kg2 a5–/+) 
    19...fe4 
       (worse is 19...de4 20.Qc4 Kh8 21.Rfd1+=) 
    20.Qg4 
       (20.Qh5 g6 21.Qg4 Qg4 22.hg4 Rf8–/+) 
    20...Qg4 21.hg4 Rf8 22.Kg2 Rf3 23.Bc3 b5 
       (23...Kf7!?–/+) 
    24.Rac1 
       (24.Rfc1 Rc8+=) 
    24...Rc8 
       (24...Kf7 25.Rc2–/+) 
    25.Bd2 
       (25.Rh1 h6–/+) 
    25...Kf7 26.Rh1 h6 27.Rc2 Rf6 
       (27...Ke6 28.a4–/+) 
    28.Rh5 Rc7 29.Rh1 
       (29.Rf5 Ke7–/+) 
    29...Kg6 
       (29...Ke6 30.Ra1–/+) 
    30.Rh5 a6 ½–½
    
    (11) Melzig,Ernst – Ambros,Hans
    Bayern–ch Seniors, 2003
    1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 d4 3.d3 e5+= 4.a3 
       (4.c3 Nf6+=) 
    4...Bd6 
       (4...Bg4 5.Nf3 Bd6 6.c3 dc3 7.Nc3=) 
    5.Nf3 Nf6 6.h3 
       (6.e3 de3 7.fe3 Nbd7+=) 
    6...Bf5 
       (6...a5 7.e3 0–0 8.b5–/+) 
    7.c4 
       (7.e3 de3 8.Ne5 Nbd7=) 
    7...b6 
       (7...c5 8.bc5 Qa5 9.Nbd2 Qc5 10.g4=) 
    8.Qd2 
       (8.g4 Be6=) 
    8...0–0+= 9.e3 
       (9.g4 Be6+=) 
    9...de3 
       (9...Re8 10.g4 Bg6 11.Bg2 de3 12.fe3+=) 
    10.Qe3= Re8 11.Be2 
       (11.Ne5!? Be5 12.Be5+=) 
    11...e4–/+ 12.d4?? 
       (better is 12.de4 Be4 13.Nbd2+=) 
    12...ef3–+ 13.Qf3 Be4 14.Qc3 Bg2 15.Rg1 Be4 16.d5 
       (16.f3 Bf5–+) 
    16...Be5 17.Qd2 Bb2 
       (17...Bh2!? 18.Rg5 h6 19.Rg3 Bg3 20.fg3–+) 
    18.Qb2 Bf3 
       (18...Bd3! 19.Nc3 Bc4 20.0–0–0 Be2 21.Ne2–+) 
    19.Nc3 Be2 
       (19...c6 20.0–0–0 Be2 21.Ne2–+) 
    20.Ne2 c6 
       (20...a6 21.Qc3–+) 
    21.0–0–0 g6 
       (better is 21...cd5!? 22.Nf4 g6 23.Kb1–+) 
    22.dc6 Qe7 23.Nd4 Rc8 
       (23...Qd6 24.b5–+) 
    24.Rge1 Nc6?? 
       (better is 24...Qc7 25.b5 a6–+) 
    25.Re7 
       (25.Nc6 Qb7 26.Ne7 Kg7 27.Nc8 Rc8+/–) 
    25...Ne7 26.Qe2 Rc7?? 
       (better is 26...Ned5 27.Kb2 Nc7+–) 
    27.Nb5+– Rb7 
       (27...Rac8 28.Nc7 Rc7+–) 
    28.Rd6 
       (better is 28.Qf3 Rab8 29.Qf6+–) 
    28...Ne8 29.Rd3 
       (29.Qe4 Rab8 30.Rd8 a6+–) 
    29...Rc8 
       (better is 29...Nc6+–) 
    30.Nd6 
       (30.Qf3 Rc4 31.Kb2 Rc6+–) 
    30...Nd6 31.Rd6 Rbc7 32.Rd4 
       (32.Qd3!? Rc4 33.Kd2+/–) 
    32...Nf5+= 33.Rf4 
       (33.Rd5 Rc4 34.Kb2 a6+=) 
    33...Nd6= Can c4 get defended? 34.c5 bc5 35.b5 c4 
       (35...Re8 36.Qd3 Re1 37.Kc2=) 
    36.Qe5 Ne8 
       (36...Nf5 37.Qc3+=) 
    37.Qd5 
       (37.Rd4 c3+=) 
    37...c3 38.Kc2 Ng7 39.Rf6 
       (39.Rb4 Ne6 40.b6 ab6 41.Rb6 Rc5=) 
    39...Nf5 
       (39...Ne6 40.Qe5=) 
    40.Rc6 
       (better is 40.a4+=) 
    40...Ne7?? 
       (better is 40...Rc6!? 41.bc6 Rc6=) 
    41.Rc7+/– Nd5 42.Rc8 Kg7 43.Rc5 
       (43.a4 Kf6+–) 
    43...Nb6 
       (43...Nf4 44.h4+–) 
    44.Rc3 
       (44.Rc7!? Kf6+–) 
    44...Nd5 45.Rf3 
       (45.Rc4 h6+–) 
    45...Nc7 
       (45...h6 46.Kd3+–) 
    46.a4 h5? 
       (46...Nd5 47.Kd2+–) 
    47.Kd3 
       (47.Rd3!? Ne6+–) 
    47...Ne6 
       (47...Kf8 48.Kc4+–) 
    48.Kc4 Ng5 
       (48...Kf8 49.a5 Ke7 50.b6 ab6 51.ab6+–) 
    49.Re3 Ne6 
       (49...Kf6 50.a5 Ne6 51.b6 ab6 52.Re6 Ke6 53.a6+–) 
    50.Kd5 
       (better is 50.Re6 fe6 51.a5 Kf6+–) 
    50...g5 
       (50...Nf4 51.Kc5 g5 52.a5+–) 
    51.Re6 fe6 52.Ke6 Kg6 
       (52...g4 53.hg4 hg4+–) 
    53.a5 g4 54.h4 Kg7 55.b6 ab6 56.ab6 Kh6 57.b7 Kh7 58.b8Q Kg7 59.Qe8 Kh6 
    60.Kf6 
       (60.Kf6 Kh7 61.Qd7 Kh6 62.Qg7) 
    1–0
    
    (12) Melzig,Ernst – Straesser,Gerda
    Bayern–ch Seniors, 2004
    1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 e6 3.b5 Nf6 4.e3 Be7 5.Nf3 c6 6.c4 0–0 7.a4 dc4 8.Bc4 cb5 
    9.ab5 b6 10.0–0 Bb7 11.d4 Qc7 
       (11...a5 12.ba6 Na6 13.Qe2=) 
    12.Nbd2 Ne4 13.Ne4 
       (13.Bd3 Nd2 14.Qd2 Bf3 15.gf3 f5+=) 
    13...Be4 
       (13...Qc4 14.Nc3=) 
    14.Bd3 Qb7 15.Be4 Qe4 16.Rc1 
       (16.Qe2 Rc8 17.Rfc1 Rc1 18.Rc1 Nd7+=) 
    16...Qb7 17.Qc2 Bd6 
       (17...a6!?=) 
    18.Ng5+/– g6 19.Qc3 
       (19.Ne4 Be7+/–) 
    19...Nd7 
       (19...Qd5 20.Nf3=) 
    20.Nf3 Rfc8 21.Qd3 Rc1 22.Rc1 Rc8 23.Rc8 Qc8 24.Qc3 
       (better is 24.e4!?+/–) 
    24...Qc3= 25.Bc3 Nf6 26.Nd2 Nd5 27.Ne4 Ba3 28.Bd2 
       (28.Ba1 Nc7+=) 
    28...Nc7–/+ 29.Nf6 Kg7 30.Nd7 Nb5 31.Kf1 Bd6 32.Ke2 
       (32.f4 f6–+) 
    32...f6 
       (32...Bh2?! 33.g3+=) 
    33.Kd3 Kf7 34.Kc4 Na3 35.Kb3 Ke7 36.Nb8 Bb8 
       (36...Bh2?! 37.Nc6 Kd7 38.Na7–/+) 
    37.Ka3 Kd7 
       (37...Bh2 38.e4–+) 
    38.Ka4 
       (38.h3 Bc7–+) 
    38...Kc6 
       (38...Bh2 39.Kb5–+) 
    39.e4 
       (39.h4 a5–+) 
    39...Bc7 
       (39...Bh2 40.g3–+) 
    40.h3 b5 41.Kb3 a5 42.e5? 
       (better is 42.g4–+) 
    42...a4 43.Kb4 fe5 44.de5 Be5 45.f4 
       (45.Ka3 Bd6 46.Kb2 b4–+) 
    45...Bd6 46.Kc3 Kd5 47.g3 
       (47.Kb2 Ke4 48.Ka2 Kd3–+) 
    47...e5 48.fe5 Be5 49.Kb4 Bg3 50.Kb5 a3 51.Bc3 a2 52.Kb4 Be5 53.Kb3 Bc3 
    54.Ka2 Ke4 
       (54...Ke4 55.Kb1 h5–+) 
    0–1
    
    (13) Melzig,Ernst – Kranch,Klaus
    2rd Berlin Germany, Senior Championship, 2010
    1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 e6 3.e3 Nf6 4.b5 c5 5.bc6 Nc6 6.Nf3 Be7 7.Bb5 
       (7.Be2 0–0 8.0–0 Bd7 9.c4 Rc8 10.d4 a6 11.c5 b5 12.Nc3 Re8 13.a3 Qa5 
       ½–½ vairisk (2000)–amikhlin (2005)/net–chess.com 2001) 
    7...Bd7 8.Bc6N 
       (8.0–0 0–0 (8...a6 9.Ba4 0–0 10.d3 Qb6 11.Qc1 Rac8 12.Nbd2 Qa5 
       13.Bb3 Qc7 14.Rd1 Na5 15.c3 Nb3 16.ab3 Bb5 17.c4 dc4 18.bc4 Bc6 19.Ne5 
       Be8 20.Ndf3 Qb6 21.Rb1 Qa5 22.Bc3 Qc7 23.Qb2 fjanusz52–winlossdraw/
       kurnik 2013/1–0 (48)) 9.a4 a6 10.Be2 Rb8 11.Ne5 Ne5 12.Be5 Ra8 
       13.c4 dc4 14.Bc4 Bc6 15.d4 Nd5 16.Be2 Bf6 17.Bg3 Nc7 18.h3 b5 19.ab5 
       Nb5 20.Qb3 Qd5 21.Qd5 Bd5 22.f3 Nd4 poganinbezdom–ishbarimeod (1645)/
       kurnik 2013/0–1 (65)) 
    8...bc6 9.Nc3 
       (9.0–0 0–0+=) 
    9...0–0 10.0–0 c5 11.Ne5 Qc7 Black prepares the advance c4 12.Nd7 Qd7 
    13.d4 
       (13.Rb1!?+=) 
    13...Rfc8 14.Ne2 c4 15.c3 Rab8 16.Rb1 Rb6 17.Ba1 Rcb8 18.Rb6 Rb6 19.Qc2 
    Qb7 20.Kh1 h6 21.Ng1 Ba3 22.Nf3 Bb2 23.Bb2? 
       (better is 23.Nd2–/+) 
    23...Rb2–+ 24.Qc1 
       (24.Qa4 Ne4 25.Qe8 Kh7–+) 
    24...Ra2 25.Nd2 
       (25.Ne5 a5 26.f3 a4–+) 
    25...Qb5 
       (25...a5 26.f3–+) 
    26.Qb1 
       (26.Kg1 a5–+) 
    26...Rb2 
       (26...Qb1 27.Nb1 (27.Rb1?? Rd2 28.f3 Rc2–+) 27...a5 28.Kg1–+) 
    27.Qc1 a5 28.Nb1 
       (28.e4–+) 
    28...Qb3 29.Nd2 
       (29.f3 Qa2 30.Rg1 a4–+) 
    29...Qa2 30.Rd1 
       (30.Nf3–+) 
    30...Rc2 31.Qb1 Rd2 32.Rf1 
       (32.f3 a4 33.Rc1 Qb3–+) 
    Ne4 0–1
    
    (14) Melzig,Ernst – Mueller,R (1675)
    Bayern–ch Seniors, 2000
    1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 e6 3.e3 Nf6 4.b5 c5 5.c4 d4 
       (5...a6 6.Na3=) 
    6.Qb3 
       (6.Nf3!?+=) 
    6...e5+= 7.ed4 
       (7.Ne2 Bd6+=) 
    7...ed4 
       (7...cd4 8.Nf3 Nbd7 9.Qc2–/+) 
    8.Bd3 
       (8.Nf3 Bd6 9.Be2 0–0–/+) 
    8...Bd6+= 9.Ne2 
       (9.Nf3 Qe7 10.Kf1 0–0–/+) 
    9...Qc7 
       (better is 9...0–0–/+) 
    10.g3? 
       (better is 10.Na3!?–/+) 
    10...Bh3–+ 11.Na3 0–0 12.0–0–0 
       (12.b6 ab6 13.Nb5 Qd7–+) 
    12...Ng4 13.Bf5 Nf2 14.Bh3 
       (14.Rdf1 Bf5 15.Rf2 Bg4–+) 
    14...Nh3 15.Qf3 Ng5 16.Qf5 Ne6 17.d3 
       (17.Nf4 Nf4 18.gf4 Nd7–+) 
    17...Nd7 18.Rhf1 
       (18.h4 g6 19.Qf2 h5–+) 
    18...Rae8 19.Nc2 
       (19.Kb1 Ne5–+) 
    19...g6 
       (19...a6 20.Na3–+) 
    20.Qf2 
       (20.Qf3 a6–+) 
    20...f5 
       (20...a6 21.Kb1–+) 
    21.Nf4 
       (21.Kb1 a6–+) 
    21...Nf4 22.gf4 Nf6 23.Rde1 
       (23.Kb1 a6–+) 
    23...Nh5 24.Re8 
       (24.Kb1 Nf4 25.Qf3 Nh5–+) 
    24...Re8 25.Kb1 Nf4 26.Re1 
       (26.Qf3 a6 27.a4 ab5 28.ab5 Ra8–+) 
    26...Re1 
       (better is 26...Re7 27.Qf3 Re1 28.Ne1 Qe7–+) 
    27.Qe1 
       (27.Ne1 Qa5–+) 
    27...Qe7 
       (27...Nd3!? 28.Qe8 Kg7 29.Ba3–+) 
    28.Qf1 
       (28.Qe7 Be7 29.Ne1 g5–+) 
    28...Qe2 29.Qh1 
       (29.Qe2 Ne2 30.Ne1–+) 
    29...Ng2 
       (29...Nd3 30.a4 Nb2 31.Qd5 Kg7 32.Nd4 Qd3 33.Ka2 Qc4 34.Qc4 Nc4 
       35.Nf3–+) 
    30.Qg1 
       (30.Ba3 f4 31.Nd4 Qd3 32.Nc2 f3–+) 
    30...Be5 
       (better is 30...Ne3 31.Ne3 de3–+) 
    31.Bc1 
       (31.Qh1 f4 32.Qc1 Qd3 33.a3–+) 
    31...f4 32.Ba3 b6 33.Qc1 Ne3 34.Ne3 de3 35.Qc2 Qc2 36.Kc2 f3 37.Bc1 f2 
       (37...e2 38.Kd2 Bc3 39.Ke3 e1Q 40.Kf3 Bd4 41.Bf4 h5 42.Bg3 Qf1 43.Bf2 
       Qf2 44.Ke4 Qf5) 
    38.Bb2 Bb2 39.Kb2 
       (39.Kb3 Bd4 40.h3 f1Q 41.Kc2 Qe2 42.Kc1 Qd2 43.Kb1 Qb2) 
    39...f1Q 40.Kc3 
       (40.h3 e2 41.h4 e1Q 42.Kb3 Qb1 43.Kc3 Qfd3) 
    40...e2 41.Kb3 
       (41.Kc2 e1Q 42.Kb3 Qb1 43.Kc3 Qfd3) 
    Qb1 
       (41...Qb1 42.Kc3 e1Q) 
    0–1
    
    (15) Melzig,Ernst – Buss,Richard
    Wch Seniors Bad Liebenzell, 1996
    1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 e6 3.e3 Nf6 4.b5 c6 5.a4 Be7 6.Nf3 0–0 7.Be2 Bd7 8.0–0 cb5 
       (8...a6 9.Ne5=) 
    9.ab5 Qc8 
       (9...a5 10.Be5=) 
    10.Ne5 Be8 11.c4 
       (11.Bd4 a6+=) 
    11...Nbd7 12.Nd7 
       (12.d3 a6+=) 
    12...Bd7= 
       (worse is 12...Nd7 13.cd5 ed5 14.Qb3+/–) 
    13.Qb3 dc4 14.Qc4 
       (14.Bc4 Qc7=) 
    14...Qd8 
       (14...Qb8 15.Bf6 Bf6 16.Ra2=) 
    15.Nc3 
       (15.Be5 Qb6=) 
    15...Rc8 
       (15...Qb8 16.Qh4=) 
    16.Qd3 
       (16.Qa2 Ra8+=) 
    16...Ra8 
       (16...Qb6 17.Na4 Qc7 18.Rac1=) 
    17.Rfc1 Qe8 
       (17...Bc8 18.Qd8 Rd8 19.d4+=) 
    18.e4 
       (better is 18.Bf3+=) 
    18...e5 
       (better is 18...Qb8!?+=) 
    19.Nd5+– Nd5 20.Qd5 
       (20.ed5?! Bd6=) 
    20...Bf6 21.Qb7 
       (21.Ba3 Be6 22.Qd6 Bd8+–) 
    21...Rb8+/– 22.Qa7 Bb5 23.Bb5 Qb5 24.Bc3 Rfc8 25.Qa6 Qd7 26.Bb2 
       (26.Qe2 Rb6+/–) 
    26...Rd8 
       (26...Rc1 27.Bc1 Rd8 28.Qe2+=) 
    27.Bc3 
       (27.Rc2 Qg4 28.f3 Qg5+=) 
    27...h6 Exerts pressure on the backward pawn 
       (better is 27...Rdc8!?=) 
    28.Qa4 
       (28.Qe2 Ra8+/–) 
    28...Qb7 
       (28...Qg4 29.h3 Qf4 30.Qc4+/–) 
    29.g3 
       (29.Qc4 Qe7+/–) 
    29...Ra8 30.Qb4 
       (30.Qc4 Ra1 31.Ra1 Qd7+/–) 
    30...Qd7 
       (30...Qb4!? 31.Bb4 Ra1 32.Ra1 Rd4=) 
    31.Ra8+/– Ra8 32.Ra1 Rc8 33.Qb1 Qc6 34.Qc2 
       (34.Ra7 Qe6+/–) 
    34...Be7 35.Qa4 
       (35.Qd3 Qe6+/–) 
    35...Qc5 
       (35...Qe6 36.Qb5 Bd6 37.Ra6+/–) 
    36.Rb1 
       (36.Qa7 Bd6+/–) 
    36...f6 
       (36...Qd6 37.Rb5 f6 38.Rb7+/–) 
    37.Bb4 
       (37.Rb7 Bf8+/–) 
    37...Qc7 
       (37...Qc4!? 38.d3 Qd3 39.Qa2 Kf8 40.Be7 Ke7 41.Rb7 Kd6=) 
    38.Be7 Qe7 39.Qb3 
       (39.d4 ed4 40.Qd4 Rd8 41.Qc4 Kh7+/–) 
    39...Kh7+= 40.Qf3 g6 
       (40...Qd7 41.Rb3+=) 
    41.h4 h5 42.g4 
       (42.Rb6 Kg7+/–) 
    42...hg4+= 43.Qg4 Rg8 
       (43...Rc2 44.Kf1 Rd2 45.h5+/–) 
    44.f4 ef4 45.Qf4 g5 
       (45...Rd8 46.Rb3+/–) 
    46.Qf5 
       (46.hg5 Rg5 47.Kf2 Qc5 48.Kf3 Qd4+/–) 
    46...Kh6+/– 47.Kf2 gh4 48.Qf4 Rg5 
       (48...Kh5 49.Qf3 Kh6 50.d4+/–) 
    49.Qh4 Kg6 50.Rh1 Qc5 51.Kf1 
       (51.Ke2 Kf7+/–) 
    51...Qc4 52.Ke1 Do you see the mate threat? 52...Qc1 
       (better is 52...Kf7+/–) 
    53.Kf2 
       (better is 53.Ke2 Qc4 54.d3 Qc2 55.Ke3+/–) 
    53...Qd2= 54.Kf1 Threatening mate: Qh7 54...Qd1 55.Kf2 Qd2 ½–½
    
    (16) Melzig,Ernst – Ludwig,Egbert
    17 sen. Bad Sooden op, 2005
    1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.e3 e6 4.b5 c5 5.c4 Be7 6.cd5 ed5 7.Nf3 Nbd7 8.Be2 0–0 
    9.0–0 b6 10.d4 
       (10.Nc3 a6=) 
    10...Bb7 
       (10...c4 11.Qa4=) 
    11.Nbd2 
       (11.dc5 bc5 12.Nc3 Bd6=) 
    11...Rc8 
       (11...c4 12.Qc2=) 
    12.dc5 Bc5 
       (12...bc5 13.Qc2=) 
    13.Ne5 
       (13.Rc1!?+=) 
    13...Ne5= 14.Be5 Bd6 
       (14...d4!? 15.ed4 Bd4 16.Bd4 Qd4+=) 
    15.Bd6+= Qd6 16.Bf3 
       (16.Re1 Rc7=) 
    16...Qd7 
       (16...Qb4 17.Rb1 Qa5 18.Rb2=) 
    17.a4+= Rfe8 
       (17...a6 18.Qe2+=) 
    18.h3 
       (18.Nb3 a5+=) 
    18...Rc7 
       (18...a6 19.Qe2=) 
    19.Bg4 
       (19.Nb3 Rec8=) 
    19...Ng4 20.Qg4 White gets in control 20...Qg4 21.hg4 Bc8 22.Rac1 
       (22.g5 a6=) 
    22...Rc1 
       (22...Rc5 23.Rc5 bc5 24.g5=) 
    23.Rc1 Bg4 24.Rc7 Rc8 
       (better is 24...Ra8!?=) 
    25.Ra7+/– Bd1 
       (25...Kf8!? 26.Nb3 h5+/–) 
    26.a5+– ba5?? 
       (26...Kf8 27.a6 Rc2+–) 
    27.Ra5 
       (better is 27.b6 f6 28.b7+– (28.Ra5?! Rb8+/–)) 
    27...Rb8+= 28.b6 Kf8 29.Rd5 
       (29.Rb5 Ke7+=) 
    29...Rb6= 30.Kf1 
       (30.Rd7 Bg4 31.Ra7 Rd6=) 
    Bb3 
       (30...Bg4 31.Rd4 h5 32.g3=) 
    ½–½
    
    (17) Melzig,Ernst – Tobi,Kurt
    2rd Berlin Germany, Senior Championship, 2010
    1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.e3 e6 4.b5 g6 5.c4 Bg7 6.cd5 ed5 7.Nf3 0–0 8.Be2 c6 
    9.0–0N 
       (9.a4 Bg4 10.0–0 Nbd7 (10...a6 11.h3 Bd7 12.ba6 Na6 13.Qb3 Nc5 
       14.Qb4 b6 15.d4 Nce4 16.Nc3 Nc3 17.Bc3 Ne4 18.Be1 Re8 19.Nd2 Bf8 
       20.Ne4 Bb4 0–1 bauska18–anrybnik/kurnik 2014) 11.bc6 bc6 12.Nd4 
       Be2 13.Qe2 c5 14.Nb5 Qb6 15.d4 cd4 16.Bd4 Qb7 17.N1c3 Nb6 18.Rab1 Qd7 
       19.a5 Nc4 20.Qf3 Rfd8 21.Bf6 Bf6 22.Qf6 Nd2 23.Rfd1 Nb1 
       emeryt85–grislee/kurnik 2013/0–1 (35)) 
    9...cb5 10.Ba3 
       (10.Bb5 Nc6=) 
    10...Re8+= 11.Bb5 Bd7 
       (11...Nc6 12.d4+=) 
    12.Bd7 
       (12.Nc3 Ne4 13.Qb3 Bb5 14.Qb5 Nc6+=) 
    12...Qd7 
       (12...Nbd7 13.d4+=) 
    13.Bb2 Nc6 14.d4 Rac8 15.Nc3 a6 16.Re1 Rc7 17.a3 Qd6 18.h3 Na5 19.Nd2 Nc4 
    20.Nc4 Rc4 21.Rc1 b5 22.Qd3 Rec8 23.Ne2 Ne4 24.Rc4 
       (24.f3 Ng3–/+) 
    24...Rc4 
       (24...bc4 25.Qc2–/+) 
    25.Rc1 Rc1 
       (25...Qc6 26.Rc4 bc4 27.Qc2–/+) 
    26.Nc1 Qc6 27.Nb3 f5 28.g3 Qc7 29.Kg2 Bf8 30.Nd2 Bd6 31.Ne4 fe4 
       (worse is 31...de4 32.Qd2=) 
    32.Qe2 Qc4 
       (32...Kg7 33.Qd2–/+) 
    33.Qg4+= Bf8 
       (33...Kf7!?+=) 
    34.Qe6= Kh8 ½–½
    
    (18) Melzig,Ernst – Jeske,Guenter (1625)
    Bayern–ch Seniors, 2002
    1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.e3 e6 4.b5 Be7 5.c4 
       (5.Nf3 0–0=) 
    5...dc4 
       (5...Nbd7 6.Nc3+=) 
    6.Bc4 Nbd7 
       (6...a6 7.Qa4+=) 
    7.d4= Nb6 
       (7...a6 8.ba6 ba6 9.Nc3=) 
    8.Qb3 
       (8.Bd3!?=) 
    8...Nc4+= 9.Qc4 b6 
       (9...a6 10.Ba3+=) 
    10.Nf3 
       (10.Ba3 Bd6=) 
    10...Bb7 11.Nbd2 
       (11.0–0 Bd5 12.Qc2 Bf3 13.gf3 Qd5=) 
    11...Rc8 
       (11...a6 12.ba6 Bd5 13.Qb5 c6 14.Qe2=) 
    12.0–0 
       (12.Qa4 c5=) 
    12...c5 
       (12...c6 13.Ne5 c5 14.Rfd1+=) 
    13.bc6 
       (13.Qa4 Rc7=) 
    13...Bc6 White creates threats along the open c–file 14.Qe2 
       (14.Ne5 Qd5 15.Nc6 Qc4 16.Nc4 Rc6+=) 
    14...Qd5+= 15.Qc4?? 
       (15.a4 Bb4–/+) 
    15...Qd8 
       (better is 15...Qc4 16.Nc4 Bf3 17.Nb6 ab6 18.gf3 Kd7–+) 
    16.Rac1 
       (16.Qe2 0–0+=) 
    16...Bb7 
       (16...b5 17.Qb3+=) 
    17.Qb5 
       (17.Qa4 Qd7 18.Qa7 Ra8 19.Qb6 Ra2+=) 
    17...Qd7= 18.Rc8 
       (18.Qd7 Kd7 19.Ne5 Ke8 20.Rc8 Bc8+/–) 
    18...Bc8 19.Qd7 
       (19.Qd3 Qa4 20.Rc1 Bb7=) 
    19...Nd7 
       (19...Bd7 20.Rc1=) 
    20.Rc1 0–0 
       (20...Kd8 21.e4=) 
    21.Rc7+= Bb4 
       (better is 21...a6!?+=) 
    22.Ra7+/– Nf6 
       (22...Bd6 23.Ba3 Bb8 24.Bf8 Ba7 25.Bd6+/–) 
    23.a3 
       (23.e4 Rd8+–) 
    23...Bd2 
       (23...Bd6!?+/–) 
    24.Nd2+– b5 25.f3 
       (25.e4 Rd8+–) 
    25...Bd7 
       (25...Rd8 26.e4+–) 
    26.e4 
       (26.d5 Rd8 27.Bf6 gf6+–) 
    26...Rd8 27.d5 
       (27.Nb3 Kf8+–) 
    27...Ne8 
       (27...Be8!?+/–) 
    28.Bc3 Rc8 
       (28...Nd6 29.Be5 Nc4 30.Bc7+–) 
    29.de6 
       (29.Bd4!? Rc7+–) 
    29...Be6+/– 30.Bb4 h6 
       (30...Rc7 31.Ra8 Rc8 32.Rc8 Bc8 33.Kf2+/–) 
    31.Rb7+– Nc7 
       (31...Bc4 32.Kf2+–) 
    32.Ba5 Na6 33.Rb5 Rc1 
       (33...Nc5 34.Kf2+–) 
    34.Kf2 Rc2 
       (34...Rc5 35.Rc5 Nc5 36.Bc7+–) 
    35.Kg3 
       (35.Ke3 Ra2 36.Bb4 Nb4 37.Rb8 Kh7 38.ab4 Ra3 39.Ke2 Kg6+–) 
    35...Ra2 
       (35...Kh7+–) 
    36.Bb4?? 
       (better is 36.Rb6 Nc5 37.Bb4+–) 
    36...Nb4+= 37.ab4 The passed pawn on b4 will quickly become a dangerous 
    weapon 
       (37.Rb8 Kh7 38.ab4 Rd2–/+) 
    37...Rd2–/+ 38.Rb8 Kh7 39.b5 Bc4 40.b6 Rb2 
       (40...Bf1 41.b7 Rb2 42.Kf4–+) 
    41.Kf4+= f6 
       (41...Kg6 42.g3+=) 
    42.Ke3 
       (42.g4 Rh2 43.b7 Rb2+=) 
    42...Rg2 
       (42...Bf1 43.g3+=) 
    43.Kd4 
       (43.b7 Rb2 44.Rc8 Rb7 45.Rc4 Rb2+=) 
    43...Ba6 
       (43...Bg8 44.h4 Rd2 45.Ke3+=) 
    44.Ra8 Bb7 45.Rb8 
       (better is 45.Ra7 Rd2 46.Kc5+=) 
    45...Ba6 
       (45...Rd2 46.Kc5 Rd7 47.h4–/+) 
    46.Ra8 Rd2 47.Kc5 
       (47.Kc3 Bb7 48.Kd2 Ba8–/+) 
    47...Rc2 
       (47...Bc8 48.Kc6 Rc2 49.Kb5 Bd7 50.Kb4 Rh2 51.Kc5–+) 
    48.Kd6+= Bb7 49.Rb8 Rc6 50.Kd7 Rb6 51.Kc7 Rb2 
       (51...Rb3 52.Rb7 Rf3 53.Kc6+=) 
    52.Rb7 
       (52.h3 Rh2 53.Rb7 Rh3–/+) 
    52...Rh2–/+ 53.Kd6 Rh3 54.Rb3 Kg6 
       (54...g5 55.Ra3–/+) 
    55.Ke6 
       (55.e5 fe5 56.Ke5 Kh5–/+) 
    55...h5 56.Kd5 Rg3 57.Rb2? 
       (57.Kd4!?–/+) 
    57...Kg5 
       (57...Rf3 58.Rg2 Kh6 59.Rd2–+) 
    58.Rb7 Kf4 59.e5 fe5 60.Rf7 Ke3 61.Ke5 h4 
       (61...Rf3 62.Rg7 h4 63.Rg2–+) 
    62.f4 h3 63.Ra7 
       (63.Rf8 Rg6–+) 
    63...Kf3 
       (63...h2 64.Ra3 Kf2 65.Ra2 Kg1 66.Ra1 Kg2 67.Ra2 Kh3 68.Rh2 Kh2 
       69.f5–+) 
    64.Ra3 
       (64.f5–+) 
    64...Kg4 65.Ra7 
       (65.Ra2 Re3 66.Kd5 Kf4 67.Ra4 Kg3–+) 
    65...Kh4 
       (65...Re3 66.Kd4 h2 67.Rg7 Kf4 68.Rh7 Re4 69.Kd3=) 
    66.Ra8 
       (66.Ra1 h2 67.Rh1 Kh3 68.Rh2 Kh2–+) 
    66...Rg6 
       (66...Re3 67.Kd4 Rf3 68.Ke4–+) 
    67.f5 
       (67.Ra1 h2 68.Rh1 Kg3–+) 
    67...Rg4 
       (67...Rg1 68.Ke4–+) 
    68.Ra2 Rg5 
       (68...Rg2 69.Ra1–+) 
    69.Ra4 Rg4?? 
       (69...Kh5 70.Ra3–+) 
    70.Ra2 Rg2 71.Ra4 
       (71.Ra1 Kg4 72.Re1 h2–+) 
    71...Kg3 
       (71...Kg5 72.Re4 h2 73.Re1–+) 
    72.Ra3 Kh2 
       (better is 72...Kg4!? 73.Ra4 Kg5 74.Ra7 Re2 75.Kd4–+) 
    73.Rf3 
       (73.Ra8 Re2 74.Kf4 Rf2 75.Ke5 Kg2–+) 
    73...Re2 
       (73...Rg3 74.Rf2 Kg1 75.Rd2–+) 
    74.Kf4 Kg2?? 
       (better is 74...Rd2–+) 
    75.Rg3= Kh2 76.Rf3 Rc2 77.Ra3 Rf2?? 
       (better is 77...Rg2 78.Ra6 Rf2 79.Ke4 Re2 80.Kf3 Rc2–+) 
    78.Ke3?? 
       (better is 78.Kg4=) 
    78...Kg2 
       (78...Rf5 79.Ke4 Rh5 80.Ra2 Kg1 81.Ra1 Kg2 82.Ra2 Kg3 83.Ra3 Kg4 
       84.Ra1–+) 
    79.Ra7 Rf3 80.Ke2 Rg3 
       (better is 80...h2 81.Rg7 Rg3 82.Rh7–+) 
    81.Ke1?? 
       (81.Ra8 h2 82.Ra1–+) 
    81...h2 82.Ra2 Kh3 
       (82...Kh3 83.Rh2 Kh2–+) 
    0–1
    
    (19) Melzig,Ernst – Jakubowski,Karl
    Bayern–ch Seniors, 2004
    1.b4 d6 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.e3 g6 4.c4 Bg7 5.h3 e5 6.Nf3 Bd7N 
       (6...Be6 7.Ng5 Nc6 8.b5 Ne7 9.Ne6 fe6 10.Be2 Qd7 11.0–0 d5 12.a4 c6 
       13.Nc3 0–0 14.bc6 Nc6 15.cd5 ed5 16.Bb5 a6 17.Be2 Rac8 18.Rc1 Rc7 
       19.Ba3 Rfc8 20.Na2 Qf5 21.Nc3 cogit–cibrian/kurnik 2013/0–1 (38); 
       6...e4 7.Nd4+=) 
    7.b5 
       (7.d4 ed4 8.Nd4 Nc6=) 
    7...c6 
       (7...a6 8.Nc3+=) 
    8.a4 
       (8.Nc3 0–0=) 
    8...b6 
       (8...e4 9.Nd4=) 
    9.Nc3 c5 
       (9...0–0 10.d4=) 
    10.Be2 
       (better is 10.g4 0–0 11.Bg2+/–) 
    10...Bc8 
       (10...0–0 11.0–0=) 
    11.d4 
       (11.Ne5!? a6 12.Nd3+/–) 
    11...Nbd7 12.de5 Ne5 
       (12...de5 13.Qd6 Bf8 14.Qd3+/–) 
    13.Ne5+/– de5 14.Qd8 Kd8 15.0–0–0 Ke7 
       (15...Ke8+/–) 
    16.Nd5 
       (16.f4!?+/–) 
    16...Nd5+= 17.cd5 
       (worse is 17.Rd5 Bb7–/+) 
    17...Bb7 
       (17...Kd6 18.Kc2=) 
    18.e4 Kd6 19.Kc2 
       (19.Rhe1 f6+=) 
    19...Rac8 
       (19...f5 20.f3+=) 
    20.Bc4 Rhe8 21.Rde1 
       (21.a5 Rcd8+/–) 
    21...Rcd8 22.f4 f6 
       (22...f5 23.g4+=) 
    23.Rhf1+/– White plans f5 23...Rf8 24.g4 White intends f5 24...Bc8 
    25.f5 
       (25.Kd3 g5 26.fe5 fe5+/–) 
    25...g5 
       (25...Bh6 26.Bc1 Bc1 27.Rc1+=) 
    26.Rh1 
       (26.h4 h6+/–) 
    26...Rh8 27.h4 h6 
       (27...gh4 28.Rh4 Rdg8 29.Reh1+–) 
    28.h5 Bd7 29.Ra1 Ra8 30.Rh3 Rhb8 31.Rb3 Rb7 32.a5 Rbb8 33.ab6 
       (33.Rba3 Bf8+/–) 
    33...ab6 34.Rba3 Ra3 35.Ra3 Bf8 36.Ra7 Be7 37.Bc3 Bd8 38.Ra6 Bc8 39.Ra7 
    Bd7 40.Ra6 Bc8 ½–½
    
    (20) Melzig,Ernst – Altheim,Andreas
    5 sen. WttgEM/Ellwangen, 1993
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.c4 Nd7 4.e3 Be7 5.Nf3 Bf6 6.Nc3 b6 
       (6...a5 7.Qa4=) 
    7.d4 c5 
       (7...ed4 8.Nd4 Ne5 9.Be2+=) 
    8.bc5 
       (8.dc5 dc5 9.Qd5 Rb8+/–) 
    8...bc5 9.Nd5 Bb7 10.Nf6 Ngf6 11.de5 Qa5 
       (better is 11...Bf3!? 12.Qf3 Ne5 13.Be5 de5=) 
    12.Qd2+/– Qd2 13.Nd2 
       (13.Kd2!? de5 14.Ne5+/–) 
    13...de5= 14.f3 0–0 
       (14...Rb8 15.Rb1=) 
    15.Bd3 Rae8 16.Bf5 Bc8 
       (16...Rb8 17.Rb1=) 
    17.Bd7 Nd7 18.e4 f6 19.0–0 Nb6 20.Ba3 Ba6 
       (better is 20...Rd8!? 21.Rf2 Rd2 22.Rd2 Nc4+=) 
    21.Bc5+/– Rf7 22.Bb6 ab6 23.Rab1 Rb8 24.a4 Bb7? 
       (better is 24...Rd7 25.Rfd1 Rbd8 26.Rb6 Bc4+/–) 
    25.Rb6+– h6 26.a5 Rff8 
       (26...Rd8 27.Rd1+–) 
    27.a6 Ba8 28.c5 Rfc8 
       (28...Kf7 29.Rfb1 Rbc8 30.Nb3+–) 
    29.a7 
       (29.Rfb1!? Rb6 30.cb6 Kf7+–) 
    29...Rb7 30.Rb7 Bb7 31.Rb1 Rc7 
       (31...Ba8+–) 
    32.Rb7! Rb7 33.a8Q Kh7 34.Qb7 
       (34.Qb7 f5 35.Nc4+–) 
    1–0
    
    (21) Melzig,Ernst – Holzinger,Laslo
    6sen.Wttg/Ellwangen, 1994
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.c4 Be6 4.e3 Nf6 5.Nf3 h6 6.Be2 
       (6.d4 d5 7.a3 e4=) 
    6...Be7 
       (6...Nc6 7.b5 Na5 8.d3=) 
    7.0–0 Nbd7 
       (7...Nc6 8.b5 Na5 9.d3=) 
    8.d4+= ed4 
       (8...e4 9.d5 ef3 10.de6 fe2 11.ed7 Qd7 12.Qe2=) 
    9.Nd4 Nf8 
       (9...0–0 10.Ne6 fe6 11.Bf3+=) 
    10.Ne6 Ne6 11.Bg4 
       (11.Bf3!? c6 12.Nc3+/–) 
    11...Ng4= 12.Qg4 Bf6 13.Bf6 
       (13.Nc3 Be5=) 
    13...Qf6 14.Nd2 0–0 
       (14...Qc3 15.Rfd1 Qb4=) 
    15.Ne4+= Qe5 16.Ng3 
       (16.Rfd1 f5 17.Qg3 Qe4–+ (17...fe4?! 18.Qe5 de5 19.Rd7–+)) 
    16...f5 17.Qe2 
       (17.Qg6 f4 18.Ne4 fe3 19.fe3 Ng5=) 
    17...f4 
       (17...a5 18.b5=) 
    18.ef4 Qe2 19.Ne2 Nf4 20.Nf4 Rf4 21.Rac1 Re4 22.Rfe1 Rae8 Threatening 
    mate... how? 23.Re4 Re4 24.Kf1 Kf7 25.b5 
       (25.f3 Re3=) 
    25...g5 26.Rc3 
       (26.f3 Re3 27.Kf2=) 
    26...Re5 
       (26...a6 27.f3 Re5 28.ba6 ba6 29.Ra3+=) 
    27.f3 
       (27.Ra3 d5 28.Ra7 dc4 29.Rb7 Re7+/–) 
    27...Ke6 
       (better is 27...a6!?+=) 
    28.Ra3+= Rc5 
       (28...a6 29.ba6 ba6 30.Ra6+=) 
    29.Ra7+/– Rc4 30.Rb7 Rc1 31.Kf2 d5 32.a4 d4 
       (32...Rc2 33.Kg3+/–) 
    33.Rb8 
       (33.a5 Rc2 34.Kg3 d3+/–) 
    33...Rc2 
       (better is 33...Ra1 34.Re8 Kd5 35.Rd8 Kc4+/–) 
    34.Ke1 
       (34.Kg3 Ra2 35.Re8 Kd5+/–) 
    34...Kd7 
       (better is 34...Rg2 35.Rd8 Ke5+=) 
    35.Rh8+/– Rg2 36.Rh6 d3 
       (36...Ra2 37.Rg6+/–) 
    37.a5 
       (37.h4 gh4 38.Rh4 Ke6+/–) 
    37...Ra2 
       (37...Rb2 38.Rh7 Kd6 39.h4 gh4 40.Rh4+=) 
    38.a6 Re2 
       (38...Rb2 39.a7 d2 40.Ke2 d1Q 41.Kd1 Rb1 42.Kc2 Rb5 43.a8Q Rc5 
       44.Kd2+–) 
    39.Kd1 Ra2 
       (39...Rb2!?+/–) 
    40.Rg6 Rh2 41.Rg5 The passed pawn on f3 quickly leads to threats 
    41...Ra2? 
       (better is 41...Kd6+–) 
    42.Rd5 Kc8 43.Rd3 Kb8 
       (43...c6 44.Rc3+–) 
    44.Rc3 
       (44.Rd2 Ra1 45.Kc2 c6+–) 
    44...Rb2 45.Rc5 Rf2 46.Rf5 Ka7 47.f4 Kb6 48.Ke1 Rb2 49.Re5 Rc2 
       (49...c5 50.bc6 Ra2 51.Re2 Ra6 52.Kf2+–) 
    50.f5 
       (50.Re2 Rc4+–) 
    50...c6 
       (50...Rh2 51.f6 c5 52.f7 Rh1 53.Kd2+–) 
    51.bc6 
       (better is 51.Re2!? Rc4 52.bc6 Ka6+–) 
    51...Rc6 52.Re6 
       (52.Re6 Ka7 53.Rc6+–) 
    1–0
    
    (22) Melzig,Ernst – Goldinger,Josef
    Wch Seniors Bad Liebenzell, 1996
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.c4 Be6 4.e3 Be7 5.Nf3 h6 
       (5...Nf6 6.d4 0–0 7.a3=) 
    6.Be2 
       (6.d4 d5 7.Ne5 Bb4 8.Bc3 Bd6+=) 
    6...Nd7 
       (6...Nf6 7.0–0=) 
    7.0–0 Ngf6 8.h3 
       (8.d4 0–0=) 
    8...0–0 9.d4 ed4 
       (9...e4 10.Nfd2=) 
    10.Nd4 Nb6 11.Ne6 fe6 12.Nd2 Qe8 13.Bg4 
       (13.Qb3 Na4=) 
    13...Qf7 
       (better is 13...Ng4 14.Qg4 Qf7=) 
    14.Qf3?? 
       (better is 14.Bf3 d5 15.a3=) 
    14...h5–+ 
       (14...Ng4?! 15.Qg4 a5 16.b5=) 
    15.Bf6 
       (15.Be6 Qe6 16.Qb7 Nc4 17.Nc4 Qc4 18.Rfc1–/+) 
    15...hg4 16.Qg4 Bf6 17.Rad1 Bc3 
       (17...a5 18.b5–+) 
    18.c5 Nd5 
       (better is 18...dc5 19.bc5 Nd5–+) 
    19.cd6? 
       (better is 19.Ne4 Bb4 20.Ng5–+) 
    19...Bd2 
       (19...cd6?! 20.Ne4 Bb4 21.Ng5–+) 
    20.Rd2 cd6 
       (better is 20...Ne3 21.fe3 Qf1 22.Kh2–+) 
    21.Qd4 
       (21.Rc1 Qf6–+) 
    21...Qf6 
       (21...Qg6 22.f3–+) 
    22.e4 Nf4 
       (22...Qd4 23.Rd4 Nc3 24.Rd6 Na2 25.Rb1–+) 
    23.Qf6 gf6 
       (23...Rf6!? 24.h4 Raf8–+) 
    24.Rd6–/+ Rad8 25.Rfd1 Rd6 26.Rd6 Rf7 27.f3? 
       (27.h4 Rc7–/+) 
    27...Rc7 
       (better is 27...Rg7!? 28.Rd8 Kh7–+) 
    28.Rd2–/+ e5 29.Kh2 
       (29.h4 Rc3–/+) 
    29...Kf7 
       (29...Ne6 30.Kg3–/+) 
    30.g3 Ne6 Black gets strong initiative 31.g4 
       (31.Kg2 Nd4–/+) 
    31...Nd4–+ 32.Kg3 b5 33.h4 
       (33.Rd3–+) 
    33...Rc2 34.Rd1? 
       (34.Rc2 Nc2 35.f4 Nb4 36.fe5 Na2 37.ef6 b4–+ (worse is 37...Kf6 38.g5 Kg7 
       39.Kf4–+)) 
    34...Ra2 
       (better is 34...Ne2 35.Kf2 Nc3 36.Ke1 Nd1 37.Kd1 Ra2 38.Kc1–+) 
    35.g5 
       (35.h5 Ra4–+) 
    35...Ra3 
       (35...Ra4 36.Kg4–+) 
    36.Rf1 
       (36.Kg4 Ra4–+) 
    36...Rb3 37.Kg4 fg5 38.hg5 Rb4 39.f4 ef4 40.Rf4 Kg7 41.Rf1 
       (41.Rf6 a5 42.Rd6 a4–+) 
    41...a5 42.e5 
       (42.Rf6 a4 43.Rd6 a3 44.Rd7 Kg8 45.Rd8 Kf7 46.Rd7 Ke6–+) 
    42...a4 43.Rf6 a3 44.g6 
       (44.Ra6–+) 
    44...a2 45.Kh5 
       (45.Rf1 Nc6 46.Kg5–+) 
    45...a1Q 46.Rf7 Kg8 47.Rc7 Qh1 
       (47...Qh1 48.Kg5 Ne6 49.Kf6 Nc7 50.Ke7 Rd4 51.Kf6 Qh4 52.Kf5 Qf4; 
       47...Ne6 48.Rc8 Kg7 49.Rc4 Qh1 50.Kg4 Qg2 51.Kh4 Rc4 52.Kh5 Qg6) 
    0–1
    
    (23) Melzig,Ernst – Schydlo,Siegfried (1740)
    Bayern–ch Seniors, 2002
    1.b4 e5+= 2.Bb2 d6 3.e3 c6 4.c4 Nf6 5.Nc3 
       (5.d4 d5 6.a3 e4=) 
    5...Bf5 
       (5...d5 6.a3+=) 
    6.Nf3 
       (6.d4 Qb6=) 
    6...Nbd7 
       (6...Qb6 7.a3=) 
    7.Be2 
       (7.d4 e4 8.Nd2 d5=) 
    7...Be7 
       (7...d5 8.cd5 Bb4 9.dc6 bc6 10.0–0=) 
    8.0–0 h6 
       (8...Qb6 9.Qb3=) 
    9.d4 e4 10.Nd2 d5 11.cd5 
       (11.a3 0–0=) 
    11...cd5 12.a3 a6 
       (12...0–0 13.f3=) 
    13.Qb3 
       (13.f3 a5 14.fe4 Be4 15.Nde4 de4+=) 
    13...Be6 14.Rac1 
       (14.f3 ef3 15.Bf3 Nb6+=) 
    14...0–0 
       (14...Rc8 15.Rc2+=) 
    15.b5 
       (15.f3 Rc8+=) 
    15...Qa5= 16.Qa4 
       (16.f3 ab5 17.Bb5 ef3 (17...Ba3? 18.Ra1+–) 18.Nf3 Rfc8= (18...Ba3? 
       19.Ra1+–)) 
    16...Qb6 
       (16...Qa4!? 17.Na4 ab5–/+) 
    17.Qb3= Qa5 
       (17...ab5 18.Nb5 Qa5 19.Bc3=) 
    18.Qa4 
       (better is 18.ba6!? ba6 19.f3=) 
    ½–½
    
    (24) Melzig,Ernst – Fiedler,Werner (1710)
    Bayern–ch Seniors, 2002
    1.b4 e5+= 2.Bb2 d6 
       (2...f6 3.a3+=) 
    3.e3 Nf6 4.c4 
       (4.Bb5 c6 5.Be2 Be6+=) 
    4...Be7 
       (4...Nc6 5.a3–/+) 
    5.Nf3 
       (5.d4 d5+=) 
    5...0–0 
       (5...Na6 6.a3+=) 
    6.Be2 
       (6.d4 e4 7.Nfd2 Nc6=) 
    6...Bg4 
       (6...a5 7.ba5 e4 8.Nd4+=) 
    7.h3= Bh5 8.0–0 Nbd7 
       (8...Nc6 9.b5 Na5 10.d4=) 
    9.Nc3= c5 
       (9...a5 10.ba5 e4 11.Ng5=) 
    10.b5 
       (10.bc5 dc5 11.d4 ed4 12.ed4 Nb6=) 
    10...h6 
       (10...e4 11.Ng5 Bg6 12.Qc2+=) 
    11.d3 
       (11.d4 cd4 12.ed4 e4=) 
    11...Re8 
       (11...Nb6 12.Qc2=) 
    12.Nd2 
       (12.Ne4 Ne4 13.de4 Nf6=) 
    12...Bg6 13.Bf3 
       (better is 13.f4!?=) 
    13...Bd3+= 14.Re1 Rb8 
       (14...Qc7 15.Nd5 Nd5 16.Bd5–/+) 
    15.e4 
       (15.Nd5 Nd5 16.Bd5 Nb6+=) 
    15...Nb6 
       (15...Qc7 16.Re3 Ne4 17.Nce4 (17.Nde4?! Bc4 18.Nd5 Bd5 19.Qd5 Nb6+/–; 
       17.Re4?! Be4 18.Nde4 Nf6+=) 17...Be4 18.Be4+–) 
    16.Qb3 
       (better is 16.Be2 Be2 17.Re2+=) 
    16...d5?? 
       (better is 16...Qc7!?+=) 
    17.ed5 
       (better is 17.Nd5!? Nbd5 18.ed5+/– (18.Qd3?! Nb4 19.Qc3 Nd3+=)) 
    17...Bd6= 18.Nce4 Ne4 19.Be4 Be4 20.Ne4 f5 21.Nd6 
       (21.Ng3 Qg5+=) 
    21...Qd6= 22.Rac1 Re7 23.Qe3 Increases the pressure on e5 23...Rbe8 
    24.Ba3 Nd7 25.Rc2 
       (25.Qf3 Rf8+=) 
    25...b6 
       (25...a6 26.ba6 ba6 27.Rb2=) 
    26.Bb2+= Nf6 Black prepares e4 27.f3 
       (27.Rd2 Ne4 28.Rdd1 Rd8+=) 
    27...f4= 28.Qf2 
       (28.Qe2 Kh7+=) 
    28...e4 29.Bf6 
       (29.fe4 Ne4 30.Qf3=) 
    29...Qf6 
       (29...e3!? 30.Qe2 Qf6+=) 
    30.fe4+= Re4 31.Rcc1 
       (31.Rce2 Qg6+=) 
    31...g5 
       (better is 31...Re1!? 32.Re1 Re1 33.Qe1 Qd4 34.Kh2 Qc4 35.Qe6 Kf8 36.Qf5 Ke7 
       37.Qe5 Kd7 38.Qg7 Kd6 39.Qf6 Kd5 40.Qf7 Kd4 41.Qf4 Kc3 42.Qh6 Qa2=) 
    32.Re4+= Re4 33.Rd1 
       (33.Qf3 Re3 34.Qh5=) 
    33...Kf8 
       (33...Rc4 34.d6=) 
    34.Rc1 
       (34.Qc2!? Rd4 35.Re1+/–) 
    34...Qe5 
       (34...Kg8 35.Qf3 Re3 36.Qh5=) 
    35.Kf1+= Re3 36.Re1 
       (36.a4!?+=) 
    ½–½
    
    (25) Melzig,Ernst – Beyer,Hans Wilfried
    Bad Sooden Allendorf Seniors op, 2002
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.e3 Nf6 4.Nf3 g6 5.c4 Bg7 6.Be2 0–0 7.0–0 a6N 
       (7...c5 8.b5 b6 9.d4 ed4 10.ed4 Ne4 11.Nbd2 cd4 12.Bd4 Bd4 13.Nd4 Bb7 
       14.f4 Nc3 15.Qe1 Bg2 16.Rf2 Bh3 17.Rf3 Bg4 18.Rc3 Be2 19.Qe2 d5 20.Qg2 
       Nd7 21.cd5 Nf6 22.f5 gtate (1815) –maf (1610) net–chess.com 2002 0–1
       ; 
       7...Bf5 8.Nc3 Nbd7 9.d3 h5 10.h3 e4 11.Ne4 Ne4 12.Bg7 Kg7 13.de4 Be4 
       14.Qd4 Nf6 15.Nd2 Qe7 16.a3 Bf5 17.g4 hg4 18.hg4 Bg4 19.Bg4 Rh8 20.Bf3 
       Kg8 21.Kg2 c5 22.Qf4 Gibbons, R (2095)–Thornton,G Open, Auckland NZL 
       2003 1–0 (35); 
       7...Qe7 8.d3 e4 9.de4 Qe4 10.Nbd2 Qe7 11.Qb3 Nc6 12.Rfd1 a6 13.Nd4 Ne5 
       14.N2f3 Nf3 15.Bf3 h6 16.Rac1 c5 17.bc5 dc5 18.Ne2 Kh7 19.Nf4 h5 
       20.Bf6 Bf6 21.Nd5 Qd8 22.Nf4 bratek55 (1670)–halimi49 (1750) kurnik 
       2011 0–1 (56); 
       7...Ng4 8.h3 Nh6 9.d4 e4 10.Nfd2 f5 11.Nc3 Nc6 12.a3 Ne7 13.Qc2 g5 
       14.f3 ef3 15.Bf3 Ng6 16.c5 g4 17.hg4 fg4 18.Bd5 Kh8 19.Rf8 Nf8 20.Ne2 
       Qg5 21.Nf1 g3 22.Be4 Ryzlak,J–Adamski,A Warszawa 1988 0–1 (34); 
       7...e4 8.Nd4=) 
    8.d4 White threatens to win material: d4xe5 
       (8.h3 Nc6 9.b5 Nb8=) 
    8...e4 Black threatens to win material: e4xf3 9.Nfd2 c6 10.Nc3 d5 
    11.cd5 cd5 12.h3 Secures g4 12...Be6 13.f3 
       (13.Rc1 Nfd7=) 
    13...ef3 14.Bf3 
       (14.Rf3 Nbd7=) 
    14...Qd6 15.b5 
       (15.Qb3 Nc6+=) 
    15...Nbd7 
       (15...Bh6 16.Re1 ab5 17.Nb5 Qb6=) 
    16.e4 
       (better is 16.Qb3 Rfc8 17.Ba3=) 
    16...Qg3?? letting the wind out of his own sails 
       (16...de4!? 17.Nde4 Qb4–/+) 
    17.Qe1?? hands over the advantage to the opponent 
       (better is 17.e5 Ne5 18.de5 Qe5 19.ba6 ba6 20.Rf2+/–) 
    17...Ne4–/+ 18.Nce4 Qe1 19.Rfe1 de4 20.Be4 Rab8 
       (20...ab5 21.Rec1 Nb6–+) 
    21.a4 Nf6 22.Bf3 Bd5 23.Bd5 Nd5 24.Nf3 f6 Consolidates e5+g5 25.Rac1 
    Rbc8 26.Rc5 Nf4 
       (26...Rc5 27.dc5 ab5 28.ab5=) 
    27.Rc8 Rc8 28.Kf1 
       (28.ba6 ba6 29.Ba3 Bh6=) 
    28...Kf7 
       (28...ab5 29.ab5 Ng2 30.Re7+=) 
    29.Rd1 
       (29.ba6 ba6 30.Ba3 Nd5=) 
    29...Nd5+= 30.Kf2 
       (30.Ra1 Rc2 31.Bc1 ab5 32.ab5 Bf8+=) 
    30...Bh6 31.Ne1 Rc4 32.ba6 ba6 33.Rd3 
       (33.a5 Rb4 34.Nd3 Rb3–/+) 
    33...Ra4 
       (33...Rb4!? 34.Ba3 Ra4–+) 
    34.Rb3 Rb4 35.Rb4 Nb4 36.Ba3 White threatens to win material: Ba3xb4 
    36...Nd5 A sound move 37.Kf3 
       (37.Ke2 Nf4 38.Kd1 Bg7–/+) 
    37...Bf8 Black threatens to win material: Bf8xa3 
       (37...a5 38.Ke4 Ke6 39.Kd3–/+) 
    38.Bb2 
       (38.Ke4!? has some apparent merit 38...Nc3 39.Kd3 Ba3 40.Kc3+=) 
    38...a5 39.Nd3 
       (39.Nc2 Ke6–/+) 
    39...Bb4 
       (39...a4 40.Ba1–+) 
    40.Nc5 Bc5 41.dc5 a4 
       (41...Ke6 42.Bc1–/+) 
    42.Ke4 Ke6 43.Kd4 
       (43.Bc1 f5 44.Kd4 g5–/+) 
    43...Nb4 
       (better is 43...Nf4!?–/+) 
    44.Kc4+= Nc6 45.Kb5 White threatens to win material: Kb5xc6 45...Kd5 
    46.Ka4 Kc5 47.Bf6 ½–½
    
    (26) Melzig,Ernst – Geier,Berthold
    Bayern, 2000
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 d6 3.e3 Be7 4.c4 Nf6 5.Nf3 Bg4 6.Be2 0–0 7.h3 Bh5 8.0–0 
    Nbd7 9.d4 e4 10.Nfd2 Bg6 11.Nc3 c6 12.Bg4 
       (12.d5!?=) 
    12...d5+= 13.Bd7 Qd7 
       (worse is 13...Nd7 14.cd5 Bb4 15.dc6 Bc3 16.Bc3 bc6 17.Bb4+=) 
    14.cd5 cd5 15.a3 Bd6 16.Rc1 Rac8 17.Ne2 
       (17.Qa4 Qa4 18.Na4 Bf5+=) 
    17...Bh5 18.Qe1 Bb8 19.Nf4 Qd6 20.g3 Qd7 21.Nh5 Nh5 22.Kg2 f5 23.f4 Rc1 
    24.Bc1 Rc8 25.Qd1 Nf6 26.Nb3 Qc6 27.Rf2 b6 28.Bb2 Ne8 29.Qc1 Nd6 30.Qc6 
    Rc6 31.Nd2 Rc2 32.Nb1 Rc6 
       (32...Rc7!?–/+) 
    33.Nc3= Nc4 34.Nd5 Kf7 Threatening Rd6 35.Bc1 Ke6 36.b5 Rc8 37.Nb4 
    Bd6 38.d5 Kd7 39.Nc6 Na3 
       (39...g6 40.Rc2 Na3 41.Ba3 Ba3 42.Ne5 Kd8 43.Nf7 Kd7 44.Rc6+=) 
    40.Ba3 
       (40.Na7?? Rc1 41.Rf1 Rc3–+) 
    40...Ba3 41.Ra2 
       (worse is 41.Na7 Rc3+=) 
    41...Bc5 42.Ra7 Kd6 43.Ne7 
       (43.Rg7 Kd5 44.Rh7+–) 
    43...Rd8? 
       (better is 43...Rf8 44.Kf2 g6+=) 
    44.Nf5+– Kd5 45.Rg7 Kc4 
       (45...h5 46.Ra7+–) 
    46.Rh7 Rd2 47.Kf1 Kb5 48.Rh5 
       (better is 48.g4!? Kc4+–) 
    48...Kc4 Black is in command 49.g4 
       (better is 49.Rh8!?+–) 
    49...Kd3+/– 50.g5 
       (better is 50.Rh7!? Be3 51.Rd7 Kc3 52.Rd2 Kd2 53.Ne3 Ke3 54.f5+–) 
    50...Be3= 51.Ne3 Ke3 52.g6 Kf3 Threatening mate... how? 
       (52...Kf4?? 53.g7 Rd8 54.Rh8 Rd1 55.Ke2+–) 
    53.Ke1 e3 54.Rg5 
       (better is 54.g7 Rh2 55.Kd1 e2 56.Kd2=) 
    54...Ra2 Threatening mate: Ra1 55.Rd5 Rh2 The mate threat is Rh1 
       (55...Kf4 56.g7 Ra8 57.Rd7 Ra1 58.Rd1+=) 
    56.Kd1 Kf4?? 
       (better is 56...e2 57.Kd2 Kf2–/+ (57...Kf4? 58.h4 Rh3 59.g7+–; 57...Rh3?! 
       58.Re5 Kf4 59.Re2=)) 
    57.g7+= Rg2 58.Rd7 
       (better is 58.Rd4 Kf3 59.Rg4 Rg4 60.hg4+=) 
    58...b5? 
       (58...Kf5 59.Rf7 Ke6 60.Rb7=) 
    59.h4 b4 60.Rd4 
       (60.h5 b3 61.h6 b2=) 
    60...Kf3+= 61.Rb4?? 
       (better is 61.Rd7 b3 62.Rf7 Ke4 63.Re7 Kd3 64.Rd7 Kc4 65.Rc7 Kd4 66.Rd7 Kc5 
       67.Kc1+=) 
    61...Rg7 62.Kc2 
       (62.Rb3 Rg1 63.Kc2 Kf2–+) 
    62...e2 63.Rb3 
       (63.Rb1 Ke3 64.Ra1–+) 
    63...Kf2 64.Rh3 
       (64.Rb1 Rg1 65.Rg1 Kg1 66.h5–+) 
    64...e1Q 65.Rh2 Rg2 
       (65...Kg3 66.Re2 Qe2 67.Kc3 Rc7 68.Kd4 Kf4 69.h5 Qe4) 
    66.Rg2–+ Kg2 67.Kd3 Qh4 
       (67...Qh4 68.Kc3 Qe4–+) 
    0–1
    
    (27) Melzig,Ernst – Steffen,Guenter (1845)
    Wch Seniors, 2002
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 
       (2.b5 Nf6+=) 
    2...f6 
       (2...Bb4!? 3.a3 Bc5 4.Be5 Nf6+=) 
    3.b5 a6 4.a4 ab5 5.ab5 Ra1 6.Ba1 d5 7.e3 Be6 8.Nf3 Ne7 9.Be2 Ng6 10.0–0 
    Bd6 11.d4 e4 12.Nfd2 0–0 13.c4 c6 14.cd5 
       (14.c5!? Be7 15.Nc3+=) 
    14...cd5= 15.f3 
       (15.Qb3 f5=) 
    15...f5 16.fe4 fe4 
       (worse is 16...de4 17.Nc4 Bc4 18.Bc4 Kh8 19.Qh5=) 
    17.Rf8 Qf8 18.Qf1 
       (18.Bg4 Qc8 19.Be6 Qe6+=) 
    18...Qd8 19.Qc1 
       (19.Bb2 Nd7–/+) 
    19...Qg5 20.Nf1 Bh3 
       (better is 20...Nh4!? 21.g3 Nf3 22.Bf3 ef3–/+) 
    21.g3–/+ h5 22.Qe1 
       (22.Bc3!?–/+) 
    22...h4–+ 23.g4?? 
       (better is 23.Nbd2–+) 
    23...Bg4 24.Bg4 Qg4 25.Kh1 
       (25.Kf2 Qf3 26.Kg1 h3–+) 
    25...Nd7 
       (25...h3 26.Qf2 Nd7 27.Nc3–+) 
    26.Nbd2 
       (26.Nc3 h3 27.Qe2 Qg5–+) 
    26...Nf6 27.Bc3 Nh5 28.Qf2 Ne7 
       (28...Ng3 
         A) 29.hg3?? hg3 30.Nh2 Qh5–+ (30...gf2 31.Ng4 Nh4 32.Nf2+/–; worse is 
          30...gh2 31.Qg2 Qf5 32.Nf1–+);
         B) 29.Kg1 Ne2 30.Kh1 Nc3 31.Qg2–+) 
    29.Qg2 Nf6 
       (29...Qc8 30.Ba5 Nf6 31.Kg1–+) 
    30.h3 
       (30.Qg4 Ng4 31.Nb3 Nf5–+) 
    30...Qg2 
       (better is 30...Qd7!? 31.Ba5–+) 
    31.Kg2 Nf5 32.Nb3 
       (32.Ba5 Kf7–+) 
    32...b6 33.Bd2 g5 
       (33...Ne8 34.Nc1 Nc7 35.Na2 Nb5 36.Nh2–+) 
    34.Nh2 
       (34.Nc1 Be7–+) 
    34...Bh2 35.Kh2 Nd6 36.Bb4 Nfe8 37.Nd2 Kf7 38.Nb1 Nb5 39.Nc3 
       (39.Kg2–+) 
    39...Nc3 40.Bc3 Nd6 41.Bd2 
       (41.Kg2 b5 42.Be1 Nc4–+) 
    41...Nc4 42.Bc1 
       (42.Be1–+) 
    42...b5 43.Kg2 b4 44.Kf2 b3 45.Ke2 b2 
       (45...b2 46.Bb2 Nb2–+) 
    0–1
    
    (28) Melzig,Ernst – Zoll,Theo
    14sen.Bad Sooden–Allendorf, 2002
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 f6 3.b5 d5 4.e3 Be6 5.d4 e4 6.Nd2 c6 7.a4 Nh6N 
       (7...a6 8.Ne2 Bd6 9.c4 Nd7 (9...dc4 10.Nc3 f5 11.bc6 Nc6 12.d5 Bd5 
       13.Nd5 Be5 14.Be5 Ne5 15.Nc4 Nc4 16.Bc4 Ne7 17.Qh5 1–0 
       Fournier,F–Wilk,B/corr 3GMM–05 1995) 10.c5 Bb8 11.b6 Ne7 12.Nb3 
       0–0 13.Na5 Qc8 14.Qd2 f5 15.g3 g5 16.h4 f4 17.hg5 fg3 18.fg3 Rf3 
       19.0–0–0 Nf8 20.Nf4 Nf5 21.Ne6 Ne6 22.Bh3 Sokolski,A–Livshits/Minsk 
       1956/1–0 (40); 
       7...f5 8.Nh3 (8.c4 Bb4 9.c5 Ne7 10.h4 0–0 11.Nh3 b6 12.Nf4 Bf7 13.Qb3 
       bc5 14.dc5 Qa5 15.Qc2 Nd7 16.Bd4 Rfc8 17.bc6 Nc5 18.Bc5 Bc5 19.Ba6 Rc7 
       20.Bb7 Rb8 21.0–0 d4 22.Nb3 Bb3 Dobielecki,J–Matlak,J/corr Poland 
       1989/0–1 (45)) 8...Bd6 9.Be2 Qh4 10.Ba3 Bc7 11.c4 Ne7 12.Qb3 0–0 
       13.cd5 cd5 14.Rc1 Rc8 15.Nf4 Bf4 16.Rc8 Nc8 17.g3 Bg3 18.fg3 Qg5 
       19.0–0 Nd7 20.Rc1 Qd8 21.Qb4 h6 22.a5 Melich,J (2190)–Haba,Z (2275)/
       CZE–chT1b Czechia 1995/(Fritz 6 (1s))/½–½ (72)) 
    8.Ne2 Bd6 9.Ng3 0–0 10.Be2 a6 11.Ba3 
       (11.bc6 Nc6 12.c4 dc4 13.Nge4 Bb4=) 
    11...ab5 
       (better is 11...Ba3!? 12.Ra3 ab5–/+) 
    12.Bd6= Qd6 13.ab5 Nd7 14.0–0 f5 15.c4 cb5 16.c5 Qe7 17.Ra8 Ra8 18.Qb3 
    Rb8 
       (18...b6!? 19.c6 Nf6+=) 
    19.Bb5+/– Bf7 20.Rc1 Rc8 
       (20...Nf6 21.Ra1+/–) 
    21.Bd7 Qd7 22.Rb1 Rb8 23.Qb5 
       (23.Qb6 Be8+/–) 
    23...Be8 24.Qd7 Bd7 25.Nh5 Bc6 26.Nf4 Rf8 
       (26...Ra8 27.Nb3=) 
    27.h3 g5 
       (better is 27...Ra8!?+=) 
    28.Ne6+/– Re8 29.Ng5 Re7 
       (29...f4 30.ef4 Nf5 31.Rb4+=) 
    30.Re1 
       (30.Nb3 Nf7 31.Nf7 Kf7+–) 
    30...Nf7 
       (30...f4 31.g4 fg3 32.fg3=) 
    31.Nf7+– Rf7 32.g3 Bd7 33.h4 h5 34.Rb1 Bc6 35.Rb6 Rf8 36.f3 Ra8 37.Rb2 
    Kf7 38.fe4 
       (38.Kf2 Ke7+–) 
    38...fe4+/– 39.Nf1 Kg6 40.Kg2 Kf5 
       (40...Ra3 41.Kf2+/–) 
    41.Rf2 
       (41.Kh3 Ra1 42.Rf2 Kg6+/–) 
    41...Kg6+/– 42.Nh2 Bd7 43.Rb2 Ra7 44.Rb6 Bc6 45.g4 Ra2 46.Kg3 Ra3 
       (better is 46...Ra1+–) 
    47.gh5 Kh5 48.Ng4 Ra1 
       (48...Rd3+–) 
    49.Kh3 
       (better is 49.Nf6 Kg6 50.Nd5+–) 
    49...Rh1+/– 50.Nh2?? 
       (better is 50.Kg2 Re1 51.Kf2+/–) 
    50...Re1 
       (50...Rg1 51.Rc6 bc6 52.Nf1 Rf1 53.Kg3 Rf3 54.Kh2 Kh4 55.Kg2 Rf5 
       56.Kh1 Kg3 57.Kg1 Kh3 58.Kh1 Rf1) 
    51.Rb3 ½–½
    
    (29) Melzig,Ernst – Karol,Wolfgang
    Bayern–ch Seniors, 2003
    1.b4 e5+= 2.Bb2 f6 3.b5 d5 4.e3 Bf5 5.Nf3 Bd6 6.c4 c6 
       (6...Ne7 7.cd5 Nd5 8.d4+=) 
    7.cd5 
       (7.Nc3 Ne7=) 
    7...cd5 8.Nc3 Ne7 9.Be2 
       (9.Qb3 Be6+=) 
    9...Nd7 10.d4 e4 
       (10...Nb6 11.de5 fe5 12.Na4 Na4 13.Qa4=) 
    11.Nd2 Rc8 
       (11...Nb6 12.a4=) 
    12.Qb3 Nb6 13.0–0 Be6? 
       (13...Qc7 14.h3=) 
    14.f3 
       (14.Nde4!? Nc4 15.Nd6 Qd6 16.Bc4 dc4 17.Qa4+–) 
    14...Nc4 
       (14...ef3 15.Bf3 Qc7 16.g3=) 
    15.Nc4 
       (15.Nce4 0–0 16.Nd6 Qd6 17.Nc4 dc4+/–) 
    15...dc4 16.Qd1 
       (16.Qa4 ef3 17.Bf3 Qb6+=) 
    16...Nd5 
       (16...Qc7 17.g3=) 
    17.Nd5 
       (17.Ne4? Ne3 18.Qa4 Nf1 19.Rf1 Bf4–+) 
    17...Bd5 18.Bc3 
       (18.fe4!? Be4 19.Rc1=) 
    18...Qc7+= 19.f4 
       (19.h3 Qe7+=) 
    19...0–0 
       (19...Qd7 20.Rb1+=) 
    20.Qe1 
       (20.Qa4 Qd7+=) 
    20...f5 21.g3 
       (21.Qg3 Qd7 22.Rab1 Rfd8+=) 
    21...Qe7 
       (21...Qd7 22.a4–/+) 
    22.Rb1 Rf6 
       (22...Qf6 23.Qd1–/+) 
    23.Rf2 
       (23.Qd1 Qd7+=) 
    23...Rh6 
       (23...Qd7 24.a4–/+) 
    24.Qf1 
       (24.Qd1 Qd7–/+) 
    24...Ba3 
       (24...Qd7 25.a4–/+) 
    25.h4 
       (25.g4 Qf7–/+) 
    25...Qd8 26.Rh2 White prepares the advance h5 
       (26.Qh3 Qd7–/+) 
    26...Be7 
       (26...a6 27.h5–/+) 
    27.Qh3 White prepares h5 27...Be6 
       (27...Qd7 28.h5–/+) 
    28.h5 g5 
       (28...Qd5!?–/+) 
    29.g4+= Qd7 
       (29...Qd5 30.fg5 fg4 31.Bg4 Bg5 32.Rf1=) 
    30.Rg2= Kf7 
       (30...fg4 31.Bg4 Bg4 32.Rg4=) 
    31.fg5+= Bg5 
       (31...fg4 32.Bg4 Bg4 33.Rf1 (worse is 33.Qg4 Qg4 34.Rg4 Rh5+=) 33...Ke8 
       34.Rg4+/– (34.Qg4?! Qg4 35.Rg4 Rh5=)) 
    32.gf5+/– Bf5 33.Rf1 
       (33.Qg3 Bf6+/–) 
    33...Rf6 34.Bg4 
       (34.Qg3 h6 35.d5+–) 
    34...Bg4= 35.Rf6 Kf6 36.Qg4 
       (36.d5 Ke7 37.Qg4 Be3 38.Kh2 Qd5 39.Rg3=) 
    36...Qg4+= 37.Rg4 Be3 38.Kg2 
       (38.Kf1 Re8–/+) 
    38...Kf5 
       (38...Re8 39.d5 Kf5 40.Rg7+=) 
    39.Rg7+= h6 40.Kf1 
       (40.Rb7 Rd8+=) 
    40...Rb8 
       (40...Rd8 41.Rb7 Bd4 42.Bd4 Rd4 43.Ra7+=) 
    41.Ke2 Bg5 42.d5 
       (42.Rc7 Kg4+=) 
    42...Kg4–/+ 43.d6 
       (43.Rc7 Rd8 44.Rc4 Rd5 45.Re4 Kh5+=) 
    43...Kh5 
       (43...Rd8 44.Be5 Kf5 45.Bg3+=) 
    44.d7 
       (44.Rc7 Bf4–/+) 
    44...Kg4 
       (44...Rd8 45.Be5–/+) 
    45.Be5 Ra8 46.Bc7 
       (better is 46.Bf6 Kf5 47.Rg5 Kf6 48.Rc5–/+) 
    46...c3?? 
       (better is 46...Kh3–/+) 
    47.d8Q+– Rd8 48.Bd8 c2 49.Bg5 hg5 50.Rc7 
       (50.Kd2 c1Q 51.Kc1 a6+–) 
    50...a6 
       (50...Kf4+–) 
    51.ba6 ba6 52.Rc2 
       (52.Ke3 Kh3+–) 
    52...Kf4 53.Rc6 a5 54.Ra6 
       (better is 54.Rf6 Ke5 55.Ra6 Kf4 56.Ra5 g4+–) 
    54...g4 
       (54...a4 55.Ra4 g4 56.Ra8+–) 
    55.Ra5 g3 
       (55...Kg3 56.Ke3 Kh4 57.Ke4+–) 
    56.Kf1 
       (better is 56.Ra8 Ke5+–) 
    56...e3 57.Ra8 Ke4 
       (57...Kf3 58.Rf8 Ke4 59.Ke2+–) 
    58.Ke2 Kf4 
       (58...g2 59.Rg8 Kf4 60.Rg2+–) 
    59.Ra4 
       (59.Ra4 Ke5 60.Rg4+–) 
    1–0
    
    (30) Melzig,Ernst – Mueller,Lothar
    18 sen. Bay. EM2006 Schney op, 2006
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Nc6 3.b5 Nd4 4.e3 Ne6 5.Be5 c5 6.c4 d6 7.Bb2 Be7 8.Nf3 Bf6 
    9.Nc3 Ne7 10.Qc2 b6 11.Nd5 
       (11.Be2 d5+/–) 
    11...Bb2 12.Qb2 Bb7 13.e4 Ng6 
       (13...0–0 14.d4+=) 
    14.d4 0–0 15.Bd3 
       (15.Rd1 Nh4 16.dc5 Nf3 17.gf3 bc5+=) 
    15...Bd5 
       (15...Nef4 16.0–0–0=) 
    16.cd5 
       (16.ed5 Nef4 17.Bg6 fg6 18.0–0=) 
    16...Nef4= 17.Bf1 Re8 18.e5? 
       (better is 18.Nd2!? Nd5 19.Bc4+=) 
    18...de5–+ 19.Ne5?? 
       (19.dc5 bc5 20.0–0–0 e4–+ (worse is 20...Nd5 21.Bc4 Ngf4 22.Qb3+=)) 
    19...Qd5 
       (better is 19...cd4 20.0–0–0 Re5 21.g3 Rc8 22.Kb1 Nd5 23.Ka1–+) 
    20.g3?? 
       (better is 20.0–0–0–+) 
    20...Qh1 
       (20...Re5 21.Kd2 Re4 22.Kc2 Rd4 23.Qc3 Qe4 24.Kb2 Rb4 25.Kc1 Qh1 
       26.Kc2 Qe4 27.Kc1 Ne2 28.Be2 Qe2 29.Qc2 Qe1 30.Qd1 Rc4 31.Kb2 Qc3 
       32.Kb1 Rb4 33.Qb3 Re8 34.a3 Rb3 35.Ka2 Re2) 
    21.Qb3 
       (21.gf4 Qe4 22.Kd2 Qf4 23.Kc2 Qf2 24.Kb3 Qe3 25.Ka4 Ne5 26.de5 Qf4 
       27.Kb3 Re5–+) 
    21...Qe4 
       (21...c4 22.Qc2 Nd3 23.Kd2 Nge5 24.de5 Qh2 25.Kc3–+) 
    22.Qe3 Qe3 
       (22...Ne5!? 23.0–0–0 (23.Qe4?? Nf3 24.Kd1 Re4–+) 23...Qe3 24.fe3–+ 
      ) 
    23.fe3 Nd5 24.Bg2 
       (24.Ng6 hg6 25.Bg2 Rad8 26.Bd5 Rd5 27.dc5 Rc5–+) 
    24...Ne3 25.Kf2 
       (25.Ba8 Ne5 26.Rb1 cd4–+) 
    Ng2 
       (25...Ng2 26.Ng6 Ne3 27.dc5 hg6–+) 
    0–1
    
    (31) Melzig,Ernst – Kuczmera,Manfred (1605)
    Wch Seniors, 2002
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.c4 Nc6 5.Bb2 0–0 6.e3 d5 7.cd5 Nd5 8.Bc4 
    Be6N 
       (8...Re8 9.Qf3 (9.Bd5 Qd5 10.Nc3 Qg2 11.Qf3 Qf3 12.Nf3 Bg4 13.Nh4 
       Ne5 14.Nd5 Nd3 15.Kf1 Bd2 16.Bd4 c5 17.Bc3 Bc3 18.Nc3 g5 19.Ng2 Bh3 
       20.Rg1 Ne5 21.Ke2 Bg2 22.Rg2 g4 23.Ne4 Kf8 frholak–kostic64 (1660)/
       kurnik 2012/0–1 (62)) 9...Ne5 10.Qg3 f6 11.Be5 Re5 12.Nf3 Re8 
       13.0–0 Be6 14.Qh4 c6 15.Bd5 Bd5 16.Qb4 Bf3 17.gf3 Qc7 18.Nc3 Rad8 
       19.d4 f5 20.Rad1 Rd6 21.Qc4 Kh8 22.Nb5 Rg6 23.Kh1 
       Remillard,J–Charter,B/Winnipeg March TNT op 1999/½–½ (33); 
       8...Ne3 9.Bf7 Rf7 10.fe3 Qh4 11.g3 Qe4 12.Nf3 Rf3 13.Nc3 Bc3 14.Bc3 
       Rf7 0–1 Schaar,J (1940)–Masuch,S (2350)/RSX16D – Goldener Oktober–1 
       2007; 
       better is 8...Ne3!? 9.fe3 Qh4 10.Kf1 Qc4 11.Qe2 Qe4–+) 
    9.Bd5 Bd5 10.Nf3 Bc4 11.Nd4?? 
       (better is 11.a3 Ba5 12.Bc3–/+) 
    11...Nd4–+ 12.Bd4 
       (12.Qc1 Qd5 13.Bd4 Qg2 14.Qc4 Qh1 15.Ke2–+) 
    12...Qd4!! 13.Nc3 
       (13.ed4 Rae8 Decoy) 
    13...Bc3 14.Rc1 
       (14.ed4 Rae8 15.Qe2 Re2 16.Kd1 Ba1 17.Kc2 Bd4 18.f4 Rg2 19.a4 Re8 
       20.h3 Re3 21.Kc1 Ra3 22.f5 Bb3 23.Re1 Ra1) 
    14...Bd2! 15.Qd2 Qd2 16.Kd2 b5 17.Kc3 
       (17.Rhd1 Rfd8 18.Ke1 Rd1 19.Kd1 Ba2 20.Rc7 a5–+) 
    17...Rfd8 18.Rhd1 Kf8 
       (18...Rd1!? 19.Rd1 Ba2 20.Kb4–+) 
    19.a4 c6 20.ab5 cb5 21.Rd2 
       (21.Rd8 Rd8 22.Ra1 Rd3 23.Kc2 Rd7–+) 
    21...Rd2 
       (better is 21...b4 22.Kb4 Rd2 23.Rc4 Rf2 24.Rg4–+) 
    22.Kd2 Rd8 23.Ke1 Ke7 24.Ra1 Rd7 25.f4 Kd6 26.Kd2 Kc6 27.Kc2 Kb6 28.g4 a5 
    29.h4 b4 30.Re1 a4 Black prepares the advance b3 31.e4 a3 32.Kb1 b3 
    33.Kc1 Bd3 
       (33...Kc5 34.Rh1 a2 35.Kb2 Rd2 36.Ka3 b2 37.Ra1 ba1Q 38.h5 Qc3 39.Ka4 
       a1Q) 
    34.Kd2–+ Bc2 35.Kc1 Rd1! 36.Rd1 Bd1 37.Kd1 a2 
       (37...a2 38.Ke1 a1Q 39.Ke2 b2 40.Kd3 b1Q 41.Ke3 Qe1 42.Kf3 Qac3 
       43.Kg2 Qcg3) 
    0–1
    
    (32) Melzig,Ernst – Langer,Karl_Heinz
    12sen.Bad Sooden–Allendorf, 2000
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.e3 d5 5.c4 Nc6 6.Bb2 d4 7.ed4 Nd4 8.Nc3 0–0 
    9.Nce2 Re8 10.Bd4 Qd4 11.Nf3 Qc5 12.g3?? 
       (12.a3 Ba3 13.Qb3–+) 
    12...Ne4 13.Nfd4 Bd2 14.Qd2 Nd2 15.Kd2 Qc4 16.Bg2 
       (16.f3 c5 17.Nc2 Bf5–+) 
    16...c5 17.Rhc1 Qb4 18.Kd3 cd4 19.Nd4 Bf5! 
       (19...Bf5 20.Be4 Re4 21.Rc4 Rf4 22.Ke3 Re8 23.Kf4 Qd6 24.Kf5 Qg6 
       25.Kf4 Qe4 26.Kg5 Re5 27.Nf5 Rf5) 
    Line –+
    
    (33) Melzig,Ernst – Kunath,Werner
    11sen.WttgEM/Ellwangen, 1999
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.e3 d5 5.c4 Nc6 6.Bb2 d4 7.Qb3 0–0 8.Be2 Re8 
    9.Qd3? 
       (9.Nf3 de3 10.fe3 Ne4+=) 
    9...Bc5 10.Nf3 Nb4 11.Qb3 d3 12.Bd1 a5 13.a4 Bf5 14.Na3 c6 15.0–0 h6 
    16.Nd4 Bg6 17.Rc1 Qd7 18.Bf3 Be4 19.Be4 Ne4 20.Nf3 Rad8 21.Bc3 Nc3 22.Rc3 
    Re6 23.Rd1 Qe7 24.Ne1 Red6 25.Rcc1 f5 26.g3 Kh7 27.Ng2 Qe4 28.Ne1 g5 
    29.Nb1 f4 30.Nc3 Qe5 31.Nf3 Qe6 32.Kg2 
       (better is 32.ef4!? gf4 33.Re1+=) 
    32...g4–+ 33.Nd4 f3 34.Nf3? 
       (better is 34.Kg1 Bd4 35.ed4 Rd4 36.Na2 Na2 37.Qa2–+) 
    34...gf3 35.Kf3 
       (35.Kh1–+) 
    35...Qh3 36.Ne2 de2 37.Ke2 Rd3 
       (37...Rd3 38.Qb1 Qh5 39.Kf1 Qh2–+) 
    0–1
    
    (34) Melzig,Ernst – Boettcher,Horst (1620)
    Bad Sooden Allendorf Senior op, 2004
    1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.e3 Nc6 5.Bb2 0–0 6.Nf3 d6 7.Bb5 Bd7 8.Bc6 
       (8.a3 Ba5=) 
    8...Bc6+= 9.0–0 Bd7 10.h3 d5 11.d4? 
       (better is 11.Be5+=) 
    11...Bb5–+ 12.Ba3 Ba3 
       (12...Bf1?! 13.Bb4 Bb5 14.Bf8 Qf8 15.Ne5=) 
    13.Na3 Bf1 14.Kf1 Qd6 15.Qd3 a6 16.c4 dc4 17.Nc4 Qd5 18.Re1 
       (18.Qb3 Rad8–/+) 
    18...Rfe8 
       (18...b5 19.Nce5 Qa2 20.Kg1–+) 
    19.a4 Ne4 20.Rd1 b5 21.ab5 ab5 22.Ncd2 Nd2 23.Qd2 Qc4 24.Kg1 Ra2 25.Qc1 
       (25.Qe1 c5–+) 
    25...Rea8 26.Qb1 Qe2 27.Rf1 Qf1?? 
       (better is 27...h6–+) 
    28.Qf1+/– Ra1 29.Ne1 b4 30.Kh2 b3 
       (30...Rb8 31.Qe2+–) 
    31.Qb5 Re1 32.Qb3 Rea1 33.Qc4 R8a7 34.Qd5 g6 35.e4 R1a6 36.e5 Kg7 37.Qe4 
    ½–½
    
    (35) Melzig,Ernst – Straesser,Gerda
    18 sen. Bay. EM2006 Schney op, 2006
    1.b4 e6 2.Bb2 d5 3.e3 Nf6 4.b5 Be7 5.c4 0–0 6.cd5 Nd5 
       (6...ed5 7.Nf3+=) 
    7.Nf3 Nf6 
       (7...c6 8.Qc2+=) 
    8.Nc3 
       (8.Qc2 Nbd7=) 
    8...c6 
       (8...a6 9.d4=) 
    9.a4 b6 
       (9...a6 10.d4=) 
    10.Be2 
       (10.d4 a6=) 
    10...c5 
       (10...Bb7 11.0–0=) 
    11.d4 
       (11.0–0 a6=) 
    11...Bb7 12.dc5 
       (12.0–0 Nbd7=) 
    12...Bc5 13.Qd8 
       (13.0–0 a6=) 
    13...Rd8 14.Rd1 
       (14.0–0 Nbd7=) 
    14...Nbd7 15.0–0 Nf8 
       (15...Nd5 16.Nd5 Bd5 17.Bd3=) 
    16.Rd8 
       (16.Ne5 Rac8+=) 
    16...Rd8= 17.Rd1 Rd1 18.Bd1 
       (18.Nd1 N8d7=) 
    18...N8d7 19.Kf1 
       (19.Nd2 e5=) 
    19...h6 
       (19...Bd6 20.h3=) 
    20.Nd4 
       (20.h3 Bd6=) 
    20...Bd4 
       (20...Bd6 21.Nc6=) 
    21.ed4 Kf8 
       (21...a6 22.Be2 a5 23.f3=) 
    22.f3 
       (22.Ba3 Ke8=) 
    22...Nd5 
       (22...Ke8 23.Bc2+=) 
    23.Nd5 
       (23.Ba3 Ke8 24.Ne4 Ne3 25.Ke2 
         A) 25...Nd1? 26.Nd6 (26.Kd1?! Be4 27.fe4 Nf6=) 26...Kd8 27.Nf7 
          Kc8 28.Kd1+–;
         B) 25...Nc4 26.Nd6 Nd6 27.Bd6 a6+=) 
    23...Bd5 24.Ba3 Ke8 25.Kf2 Bc4 
       (25...h5 26.Bd6+=) 
    26.Ke3 
       (26.Bd6 g6+=) 
    26...a6 
       (26...Nf6 27.Bd6=) 
    27.ba6+= Ba6 ½–½
    
    (36) Melzig,Ernst – Gafke,Manfred
    Wch Seniors, 2002
    1.b4 e6 2.Bb2 Ne7 
       (2...Nf6!?+=) 
    3.e3 a6 4.c4 Nbc6 5.b5 ab5 6.cb5 Na7 
       (6...Na5 7.Nf3=) 
    7.h4 
       (7.Nc3!?+/–) 
    7...b6+= 8.Nf3 c5 9.d4 
       (9.h5 h6+=) 
    9...Nd5 
       (9...cd4 10.Bd4 Nf5 11.Bb2+=) 
    10.dc5 bc5 
       (better is 10...Bc5 11.Bg7 Rg8+/–) 
    11.Bc4?? 
       (better is 11.e4 Nf6 12.e5+/–) 
    11...Qa5 12.Nfd2 
       (better is 12.Nbd2 Nb5 13.Qb3+=) 
    12...Nb4?? 
       (12...Nb5 13.Qb3 Ndc7 14.a4–/+) 
    13.0–0?? 
       (better is 13.Nc3!? d5 14.a3+–) 
    13...d5 
       (13...Nb5 14.a3 Nc6+=) 
    14.Nb3 
       (14.a3 dc4 15.ab4 Qb5+/– (15...Qb4? 16.Qf3 Qb2 17.b6 Qa1 18.Qa8+–)) 
    14...Qc7 
       (better is 14...Qb6 15.Be2 Nb5–/+) 
    15.Be2+= c4 16.Nd4 Bd6 
       (16...e5 17.Nf3 Nb5 18.Be5+=) 
    17.g3 
       (17.a3!? Nd3 18.Bd3 cd3 19.f4+/–) 
    17...0–0 18.Nc3 e5 
       (18...Rb8 19.a4 Bg3 20.a5=) 
    19.Nc2+= Bb7 
       (19...Qa5!? 20.Nb4 Qb4+=) 
    20.Nb4+/– Bb4 21.Nd5 Qd6 22.Bc4 Rad8?? 
       (better is 22...Rac8 23.Rc1 Rc4 24.Rc4 Bd5 25.Be5 Qe5 26.Rb4 Nc8+– (worse is 
       26...Ba2 27.Qa1 Qe6 28.Rc1+–)) 
    23.e4 
       (better is 23.Nb4 Qb4 24.Qb3 Qb3 25.ab3 Nc8 26.Be5 Bf3+–) 
    23...Bc8 
       (23...Bd5 24.Qd5 Qd5 25.ed5 Rfe8+–) 
    24.Qf3 
       (24.Nb4 Qb4 25.Qb3 Qa5+–) 
    24...Kh8 
       (24...Be6+–) 
    25.Ba3 
       (better is 25.Nb4 Qb4 26.Qb3+–) 
    25...Ba3–/+ 26.Qa3?? 
       (better is 26.Rfd1–/+) 
    26...Qg6 
       (better is 26...Qa3 27.Rac1 f5–+) 
    27.Qe3 White plans b6 
       (better is 27.Qa7 Qe4 28.Ne3 Bb7+–) 
    27...Bh3 28.Rfd1 
       (28.Qa7 Qe4 29.Ne3 Bf1 30.Rf1 f5+–) 
    28...Nc8 29.b6 Nd6 30.Bd3 f5 31.Ne7 Qe6 
       (31...Qf6 32.Nf5 Bf5 33.ef5 e4 34.Be4 Ne4 35.Qe4 Qb6+–) 
    32.Nd5 
       (better is 32.Nf5 Qf7 33.Nd6 Rd6 34.a4+–) 
    32...f4 
       (32...Qg6 33.ef5 Nf5+–) 
    33.gf4 
       (33.Qe1!? Bg4 34.Rdc1+/–) 
    33...ef4+= 34.Qf3 
       (34.Nf4 Qg4 35.Qg3 Qf4 36.e5 (worse is 36.Qh3 Qf2 37.Kh1 Rf4+=) 36...Qg3 
       37.fg3+=) 
    34...g5?? 
       (34...Bg4 35.Nf4 Qc8= (35...Bf3 36.Ne6 Bd1 37.Rd1+–)) 
    35.Bf1?? 
       (better is 35.hg5 Bg4 36.Nf4+–) 
    35...Bg4?? 
       (better is 35...Bf1 36.Rf1 Ne4+=) 
    36.Qc3 
       (36.Nc7 Qd7 (36...Bf3?? 37.Ne6 Rg8 38.hg5+–) 37.Qc3 Qg7 38.Qg7 
       Kg7+–) 
    36...Kg8 37.f3 Bh5 
       (37...Ne4 
         A) 38.fe4 Bd1 39.Kh2 Rd5 (39...Qe4 40.Rd1 Ra8 41.b7 Ra2 42.Kg1+–)
           40.Rd1 Qb6 41.Rd5 Qf2 42.Bg2 Qh4 43.Kg1 f3+–;
         B) 38.Qc4 Kg7 39.Qe4 (39.fe4?! Bd1 40.Qd4 Kg6 41.Rd1 Qg4 42.Kf2 
          Qh4 43.Ke2 Qh2 44.Kd3 Qa2+–; 39.fg4?! Qg4 40.Bg2 f3 41.Qc7 Kg8 
          42.Ne7 Kf7 43.Nc6 Kg8 44.Ne7 Kf7 45.Nd5 Kg8=) 39...Qe4 40.fe4 Bd1 
          41.Rd1 gh4 42.a4+–) 
    38.Bc4 
       (better is 38.hg5 Ne4 39.Qb3+–) 
    38...Bf7 
       (38...Nc4 39.Qc4 Bf3 40.Nf6 Kf7 41.Qe6 Ke6 42.Rd8 Rd8 43.Nh7 Kd6 
       44.Ng5 Bh5+–) 
    39.Nf6 Qf6 40.Qf6 Bc4 41.Qg5 Kh8 42.Qe5 Kg8 43.Rd6 Rde8 44.Qc5 
       (44.Qg5 Kh8 45.Kf2 Bd5 46.Rg1 Rf7 47.Rd8 Bc6 48.Qe5 Rg7 49.Qg7) 
    44...Be2 45.Kf2 Ba6 
       (45...Rf7 46.Rg1 Rg7 47.Rg7 Kg7 48.Qg5 Kh8 49.Rd7 Rg8 50.Qe5 Rg7 
       51.Qg7) 
    46.Rb1 
       (46.Rg1 Kh8 47.Qc3 Re5 48.Qe5 Rf6 49.Qf6) 
    46...Rc8 
       (46...Re7 47.Qd5 Kh8 48.Qd4 Rg7 49.Rg1 Rfg8 50.Rg7 Bc4 51.Re7 Rg7 
       52.Qg7) 
    47.Rc6 
       (47.Rg1 Kf7 48.Rd7 Ke6 49.Qe7) 
    47...Rcd8 
       (47...Rc6 48.Qc6 Rd8 49.b7 Rd2 50.Kg1 Rg2 51.Kg2 Bb7 52.Rb7 h6 53.Qe8 
      ) 
    48.Rb2 
       (48.Rg1 Kf7 49.Qf5 Ke8 50.Qe6) 
    48...Bb7 49.Rc7 
       (49.Qg5 Kh8 50.Rc7 Rd2 51.Rd2 Rg8 52.Qg8 Kg8 53.Rd8) 
    49...Rb8 
       (49...Rd2 50.Rd2 Bd5 51.Qd5 Kh8 52.Qe5 Kg8 53.Qg7) 
    50.Qe7 
       (50.Qe7 Rf7 51.Qf7 Kh8 52.Qh7; 
       50.Qg5 Kh8 51.Qg7) 
    1–0
    
    (37) Melzig,Ernst – Polk,Maria
    13sen.BayEM Schney, 2001
    1.b4 e6 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.b5 c5 4.c4 d5 5.cd5 
       (5.Nf3 b6 6.cd5 ed5 7.d4 Nbd7 8.dc5 Bc5 9.e3 0–0 10.Nc3 Bb4 11.Qd4 
       Qe7 12.Bd3 Bc5 13.Nd5 Nd5 14.Qg7 1–0 marre (2140)–Orla (1920)/
       GameColony.com 2003; 
       5.g3 Be7 6.Bg2 0–0 7.cd5 ed5 8.Nf3 Bf5 9.0–0 Nbd7 10.d4 Rc8 11.dc5 Bc5 
       12.Nc3 Nb6 13.Nd4 Bg6 14.Nb3 d4 15.Nb1 Qd7 16.Nc5 Rc5 17.Ba3 Rc2 
       18.Bf8 Kf8 19.a4 Bf5 bridlingtonbrummie–Old Beal/ChessWorld.net 2010/
       1–0) 
    5...ed5 6.e3 Be7N 
       (6...Bd7 7.Nf3 Be7 8.a4 a6 9.Be2 ab5 10.ab5 Ra1 11.Ba1 Qa5 12.Bc3 Qb6 
       13.Qb3 c4 14.Qb2 Qb5 15.Qb5 Bb5 16.0–0 0–0 17.Nd4 Bd7 18.d3 b5 19.h3 
       b4 20.Be1 c3 21.Nc2 tanto (1710)–badplayer (1800)/net–chess.com 2002/
       0–1) 
    7.Nf3 
       (7.Nc3 0–0+=) 
    7...0–0 8.Be2 
       (8.Qc2 a6 9.a4 g6+=) 
    8...a6 9.a4 
       (9.Qa4 Nbd7+=) 
    9...Nbd7 
       (9...Bf5 10.0–0–/+) 
    10.0–0 
       (10.ba6 ba6 11.0–0 Rb8=) 
    10...Ne4 
       (10...ab5 11.Bb5 Nb8 12.Nc3+=) 
    11.d3 
       (11.Nc3 Ndf6=) 
    11...Ng5 
       (11...Bf6 12.Qc2 Bb2 13.Qb2=) 
    12.Ng5+= Bg5 13.Bf3 
       (13.Nc3!?+=) 
    13...Nf6 
       (13...ab5 14.Nc3 (worse is 14.Bd5 Nb6 15.Be4 Na4–/+) 14...ba4 15.Nd5+=) 
    14.Nd2 
       (14.Nc3 Be6=) 
    14...Bd7 
       (14...Qe7 15.Qc2=) 
    15.Qb3 Be6 16.Qc2 
       (16.Be5 Qe7 17.ba6 Ra6=) 
    16...b6 
       (16...ab5 17.ab5 Qb6 18.Be2=) 
    17.Nb3 
       (better is 17.ba6!? Ra6 18.Be2=) 
    17...ab5–/+ 18.ab5 Rc8 
       (better is 18...Qd7!?–/+) 
    19.Nd2 
       (19.Ra7 Bd7=) 
    19...Nd7 
       (19...Qd7 20.Ra4=) 
    20.e4+= d4 21.Nc4 
       (21.Be2 Bf4+=) 
    21...Qc7 
       (21...Bc4 22.dc4 (worse is 22.Qc4 Ne5 23.Qb3 Nf3 24.gf3 Bf4–+) 22...Ne5 
       23.Bd1=) 
    22.Rae1 
       (22.Be2!?+=) 
    22...Ne5+= 23.Ne5 Qe5 24.g3 
       (24.Be2 Bd7+=) 
    24...f5 
       (better is 24...c4!? 25.Be2 Qb5 26.dc4 Bf6+=) 
    25.ef5 
       (25.h4 Bh6=) 
    25...Qf5 26.Bg2 
       (26.Be4 Qf7=) 
    26...c4 27.Qe2 
       (27.Be4 Qb5 28.Bd4 cd3 29.Qd3 Qd3 30.Bd3 Bh3+=) 
    27...Rce8 
       (27...Bf7!? 28.Bd4 cd3+=) 
    28.dc4 
       (28.Be4 Qc5 29.Qh5 Bh6 30.Qc5 bc5+=) 
    28...Qc5 
       (28...d3 29.Qe5 Qe5 30.Re5+= (30.Be5 Bc4 31.Re4 Bd5–+)) 
    29.Qe5 
       (better is 29.Qd1 Bc4 30.Re8 Re8 31.Bd4 Qb5 32.Re1+=) 
    29...Bf6?? 
       (better is 29...Bc4 30.Qd4 Qd4 31.Bd4 Bf1 32.Rf1 Rb8=) 
    30.Qc5+– bc5 31.Rd1?? 
       (better is 31.Re6 Re6 32.Bd5+–) 
    31...Bc4+= 32.Rfe1 
       (32.Ba3 Bf1 33.Kf1 Re5+=) 
    32...Bb5–/+ 33.Ba3 Re1 34.Re1 Re8 
       (better is 34...Rc8!? 35.Bb7 Rc7 36.Bd5 Kf8–/+) 
    35.Re8 
       (35.Bd5 Kh8 36.Re8 Be8 37.Bc5 g5=) 
    35...Be8 36.Bc5 Kf7 
       (36...Bf7 37.Kf1=) 
    37.Be4 
       (37.Bd5 Kg6=) 
    37...g6 
       (37...Bb5 38.f4= (38.Bh7? g6–+)) 
    38.f4 Bd7 
       (38...Ke6 39.Kf1=) 
    39.Kf2 Be6 
       (39...Ke6 40.Ke1=) 
    40.Kf3 
       (40.Ke2 Bc4 41.Kd2 Ke6=) 
    40...Bc4 41.Bc2 
       (41.g4 Ke6=) 
    41...Bd5 
       (41...d3 42.Bd1=) 
    42.Be4 
       (42.Ke2 Bc4 43.Bd3 Bd5=) 
    42...Bc4 
       (42...Ke6 43.Bb4=) 
    43.Kf2 
       (43.g4=) 
    43...d3 
       (43...Ke6!?=) 
    44.Ke3+= Ke6 45.Bd3 
       (45.Bb4 Bd8+=) 
    45...Kd5 46.Bc4 
       (46.Bb6 Bd3 47.Kd3 Bg7+=) 
    46...Kc5= 47.Bg8 h6 48.Ke4 
       (48.h4 Kd6=) 
    48...Kd6 
       (48...g5 49.f5=) 
    49.Bh7 
       (49.h4 Ke7=) 
    49...g5 50.fg5 
       (50.f5 h5=) 
    50...hg5 
       (50...Bg5 51.Kf3=) 
    51.Kf5 Bd8 52.Kg6 
       (52.Bg8 Kc5=) 
    52...Ke5 
       (52...Kd5 53.Bg8 Ke5 54.Bc4=) 
    53.Kf7 
       (53.Bg8 Be7=) 
    53...Bf6 
       (53...g4 54.Bd3=) 
    54.Kg6 
       (54.Bd3 Bd8=) 
    54...Bd8 55.Kh5 Kd4 56.Kg4 Ke3 
       (56...Ke5 57.Bg8=) 
    57.Kh3 
       (57.Bg6 Bc7=) 
    57...Kf3 
       (57...Be7 58.Kg2=) 
    58.Bg8?? 
       (better is 58.Bf5=) 
    g4 0–1
    
    (38) Melzig,Ernst – Gafke,Manfred
    Bayern–ch Seniors, 2001
    1.b4 e6 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.b5 c5 4.c4 d5 5.cd5 
       (5.Nf3 b6 6.cd5 ed5 7.d4 Nbd7 8.dc5 Bc5 9.e3 0–0 10.Nc3 Bb4 11.Qd4 
       Qe7 12.Bd3 Bc5 13.Nd5 Nd5 14.Qg7 1–0 marre (2140)–Orla (1920)/
       GameColony.com 2003) 
    5...ed5 6.e3 Be7 7.Nf3N 
       (7.a4 0–0 8.Nf3 Bg4 9.Be2 Nbd7 10.0–0 Bf3 11.Bf3 Nb6 12.d3 c4 13.Bf6 
       Bf6 14.d4 Qd6 15.Nc3 Qb4 16.Qc2 Rfd8 17.Rab1 Qa5 18.Ne2 Qa4 19.Qa4 Na4 
       20.Nf4 Nb6 21.Nh5 Be7 avinoam–isakas (1730)/playok.com 2013/0–1 (47)
       ) 
    7...0–0 8.Be2 a6 9.a4 Nbd7 10.0–0 Ne4 11.d3 Ng5 12.Ng5 Bg5 13.Bf3 Nf6 
    14.Nd2 Bd7 15.Qb3 Be6 16.Qc2 b6 17.Nb3 
       (17.ba6!? Ra6 18.a5=) 
    17...ab5+= 18.ab5 Rc8 19.Nd2 Nd7 20.e4 d4 21.Nc4 Qc7 22.Rae1 Ne5 23.Ne5 
    Qe5 24.g3 
       (24.Ra1 c4–/+) 
    24...f5 
       (24...Bf6!?–/+) 
    25.ef5+= Qf5 26.Bg2 c4 27.Qe2 Rce8 
       (27...Bf7 28.Bd4 cd3 29.Qb2+=) 
    28.dc4 Qc5 29.Qe5 Bf6? 
       (better is 29...Bc4 30.Qd4 Qd4 31.Bd4 
         A) worse is 31...Bb5 32.Re8 (worse is 32.Bb6 Bf1 33.Re8 Re8 34.Kf1 Rb8+=) 
          32...Re8 33.Ra1+/–;
         B) 31...Bf1 32.Re8 Re8 33.Bf1 Rb8=) 
    30.Qc5+– bc5 31.Rd1?? 
       (better is 31.Re6 Re6 32.Bd5+–) 
    31...Bc4–/+ 32.Rfe1 
       (better is 32.Ba3!? Bf1 33.Kf1–/+) 
    32...Bb5 33.Ba3 Re1 34.Re1 Re8 
       (better is 34...Rc8!?–+) 
    35.Re8 Be8 36.Bc5 Kf7 37.Be4 g6 
       (37...Bb5 38.f4+= (38.Bh7? g6–+)) 
    38.f4 Bd7 39.Kf2 Be6 40.Kf3 Bc4 41.Bc2 
       (41.g4 Ke6=) 
    41...Bd5 
       (41...d3 42.Bd1+=) 
    42.Be4 Bc4 43.Kf2 d3 
       (better is 43...Ke6!?=) 
    44.Ke3+/– Ke6 45.Bd3 Kd5 46.Bc4 Kc5 47.Bg8 h6 48.Ke4 Kd6 49.Bh7 g5 50.fg5 
       (50.Kf5 Ke7+/–) 
    50...hg5 51.Kf5 Bd8 52.Kg6 Ke5 53.Kf7 Bf6 54.Kg6 Bd8 55.Kh5 Kd4 56.Kg4 
    Ke3 57.Kh3 Kf3 58.Bg8?? 
       (better is 58.Bf5+=) 
    g4 0–1
    
    (39) Melzig,Ernst – Letzel,Lieselotte
    Bayern–ch Seniors, 2000
    1.b4 Nf6 2.Bb2 d6 3.e3 e5 4.c4 Be7 5.Nf3 0–0 6.Be2 b6 7.0–0 Bb7 8.d4 e4 
    9.Nfd2 d5 10.cd5 
       (10.c5 bc5 11.dc5 c6 12.Nb3 Bc8 13.N1d2 Ba6 14.Nd4 Be2 15.Ne2 a5 
       16.a3 ab4 17.ab4 Ra1 18.Qa1 Nbd7 19.Qa4 Qc7 20.Nd4 Nb8 21.Ra1 Ng4 
       22.g3 Ne5 23.Qa7 Qa7 24.Ra7 Bf6 rayfranke (2515)–felippe (2485)/
       net–chess.com 2016/1–0 (35)) 
    10...Bd5 11.b5 c6N 
       (11...a6 12.a4 ab5 13.ab5 Ra1 14.Ba1 c5 15.Nc3 cd4 16.Nd5 Nd5 17.Bd4 
       f5 18.Qb3 Kh8 19.Bc4 Nf6 20.Be6 Nbd7 21.Bf5 Nc5 22.Qc2 Qd5 23.Bf6 Rf6 
       24.Be4 Ne4 25.Ne4 Rf8 26.Nc3 emeryt85–zwole78 (1660)/kurnik 2013/0–1 
       (33)) 
    12.Nc3 cb5 13.Nd5 Qd5 14.Qb3 Qb3 15.ab3 a6 
       (15...Bb4 16.Rfd1=) 
    16.f3 
       (16.Bb5 Bb4 17.Rfd1 Bd2 18.Rd2 Nd5+=) 
    16...Nbd7 
       (16...ef3 17.Bf3 Ra7 18.e4=) 
    17.fe4 
       (17.Ne4 Nd5 18.Kf2+=) 
    17...Rfc8 
       (17...Bb4!? 18.Rfd1 Bd2 19.Rd2 Ne4+=) 
    18.Rfc1 
       (better is 18.Bf3!? Bb4 19.Nb1+/–) 
    18...Bb4+= 19.Rc8 
       (better is 19.Nf1!? Rc1 20.Bc1+=) 
    19...Rc8–/+ 20.Rc1 Rc1 21.Bc1 Bd2 22.Bd2 Ne4 23.Be1 f5 24.Bd3 
       (24.g4 g6–/+) 
    24...Ndf6 25.h3 g6 
       (25...h5 26.Kf1–/+) 
    26.g4 Nd5 
       (26...Kf7 27.Kg2–/+) 
    27.gf5 
       (27.Kg2 Kf7+=) 
    27...gf5–/+ 28.Bf2 
       (28.Kg2 Kf7–/+ (28...Ne3?! 29.Kf3 Nd1 30.Kf4=)) 
    28...Ndc3 
       (28...Kf7–/+) 
    29.Be4? 
       (better is 29.Be1+=) 
    29...Ne4–+ 30.Bh4 a5 31.Bd8? 
       (31.Be1 a4 32.ba4 ba4–+) 
    31...a4 
       (better is 31...b4!? 32.Be7–+) 
    32.ba4 ba4 33.Be7 b5 34.Kf1 Nc3 35.Ke1 
       (35.Bd6 Kf7–+) 
    35...Nd5 36.Ba3 
       (36.Bd6 Ne3 37.Ke2 Nd5–+) 
    36...Ne3 37.Ke2 Nd5 0–1
    
    (40) Melzig,Ernst – Jacobsen,Waldfried
    13sen.BayEM Schney, 2001
    1.b4 Nf6 2.Bb2 e6 3.b5 a6 4.a4 a5 5.e3 
       (5.c4 b6 6.e3 Bb7 7.Nf3 d5 8.Qc2 Nbd7 9.Be2 Nc5 10.d4 Nce4 11.Nfd2 
       Bb4 12.f3 Ng5 13.Kf2 dc4 14.Nc4 0–0 15.Nbd2 Nd5 16.h4 f5 17.hg5 Qg5 
       18.Rh3 f4 19.Nf1 fe3 7715925–tukan69/kurnik 2014/1–0 (46)) 
    5...Be7 6.c4 b6 7.Nf3 Bd6N 
       (7...0–0 8.Be2 d6 9.0–0 Nbd7 10.d4 Ne8 11.Nc3 Ndf6 12.Qc2 Rb8 13.Bd3 
       g6 14.Ne4 Bb7 15.Nf6 Nf6 16.e4 Nh5 17.d5 e5 18.Qc3 Bc8 19.Ne5 Bf6 
       20.f4 de5 21.fe5 Bg7 22.Qc2 jarda1000–olek1935/kurnik 2013/1–0 (42)
       ; 
       7...0–0 8.Be2=) 
    8.Be2 Bb7 9.0–0 0–0 10.d4 Re8 
       (10...Ne4 11.Nc3+=) 
    11.Nc3 c6 
       (11...c5 12.Ne5+=) 
    12.Qc2 
       (12.e4 Bb4 13.e5 Ng4+=) 
    12...c5 13.dc5 
       (13.d5 Qc7+=) 
    13...Bc5 14.Rad1 Qe7 15.e4 
       (15.Ng5+=) 
    15...Rd8 
       (better is 15...d6!?=) 
    16.e5+/– Nh5 
       (16...Ne8 17.Ne4+/–) 
    17.Ne4 
       (17.Bc1 f6 18.g4 fe5 19.gh5 Rf8 20.Ne5 d6+–) 
    17...h6? 
       (better is 17...Nf4!?+/–) 
    18.Nc5+– Qc5 
       (18...bc5 19.Qd2 f5 20.Ba3+–) 
    19.Bd4 Qc7 20.Qd2 d6 21.ed6 Qd6 
       (21...Rd6 22.Qe3 Rd4 23.Rd4 Nf6+–) 
    22.Bc3 
       (better is 22.Bb6 Qd2 23.Nd2+– (23.Rd2?! Rd2 24.Nd2 Nf4+–)) 
    22...Qd2+= 23.Nd2 
       (23.Bd2 Nd7 24.Nd4+=) 
    23...Nf4+= 24.Rfe1 Ng2 
       (better is 24...Nd7 25.Bf3 Bf3 26.Nf3 Nc5+=) 
    25.Rf1?? 
       (better is 25.Nf3 Rd1 26.Rd1+/–) 
    25...Nf4–+ 26.Rfe1 
       (26.Bg4 Nd7 27.Nb3 g5–+) 
    26...Nd7 
       (26...Ne2!? 27.Re2 Bf3 28.Kf1–+) 
    27.Bf3 Nc5 28.Bb7 Nb7 29.Be5 
       (29.Re4 g5–+) 
    29...Nd3 30.Re2 
       (30.Re3 Nbc5 31.Ne4 Ne5 32.Rd8 Rd8 33.Nc5 Nc4–+ (worse is 33...bc5 34.Re5 
       Rc8 35.b6+=)) 
    30...Nbc5 31.Bc7 
       (31.Ba1 Na4 32.Ne4 f5–+) 
    31...Rd7 
       (31...Na4?! 32.Bd8 Rd8 33.Ne4–/+) 
    32.Bb6 Na4 33.Be3 
       (33.Ba5 Ra5 34.Nb3 Raa7–+) 
    33...Nc3 34.Rde1 
       (34.Ree1 a4–+) 
    34...Ne1 
       (better is 34...Nc1! 35.Kf1 N1e2 36.Re2 Ne2 37.Ke2–+) 
    35.Re1 f5 
       (35...a4!? 36.Nb1 Rd1 37.Rd1 Nd1 38.Bc1–+) 
    36.b6 a4 37.Nb1 
       (37.c5 Rc8 38.Nc4 f4–+) 
    37...Nb1 
       (37...Ne4!? 38.f3 Ng5 39.Bg5 hg5 40.c5–+) 
    38.Rb1 e5 
       (38...a3 39.c5 Rad8–/+) 
    39.c5–/+ a3 
       (better is 39...Re8–/+) 
    40.c6+/– White prepares b7 40...a2 41.Ra1 Rd5?? 
       (better is 41...Rf7+/–) 
    42.b7+– Rad8 
       (42...Rf8 43.c7 Rb5+–) 
    43.Ra2 Rd1 44.Kg2 Kh7 45.c7 f4 46.Bf4 
       (46.Bc5!? R1d5+–) 
    46...ef4 47.cd8Q Rd8 48.Ra8 f3 49.Kg3 Rd5 
       (49...Rg8+–) 
    50.h4 
       (50.b8Q Rg5 51.Kh4 Kg6 52.Qe8 Kh7 53.Qg8 Kg6 54.Ra6 Kf5 55.Qe6 Kf4 
       56.Ra4) 
    50...g5 
       (50...Rb5 51.b8Q Rb8 52.Rb8+–) 
    51.h5 
       (51.b8Q gh4 52.Kh4 Rd4 53.Kg3 Kg7 54.Qf8 Kg6 55.Ra6 Rd6 56.Rd6 Kg5 
       57.Qh6 Kf5 58.Qf4) 
    51...Rd4 
       (51...Rb5 52.b8Q Rb8 53.Rb8 Kg7+–) 
    52.Ra7 
       (52.b8Q Rg4 53.Kg4 Kg7 54.Qc7 Kf6 55.Ra6) 
    52...Rd7 53.b8Q 
       (53.b8Q Rg7 54.Ra8 Re7 55.Qg8) 
    1–0
    
    (41) Melzig,Ernst – Till,Heinz
    GER–ch Seniors, 2001
    1.b4 Nf6 2.Bb2 e6 3.b5 b6 4.e3 Bb7 5.Nf3 Bd6 
       (5...a6 6.Nc3=) 
    6.c4 
       (6.Be2 a6=) 
    6...c5 
       (6...a6 7.Nc3+=) 
    7.Be2 0–0 
       (7...a6 8.ba6 Na6 9.0–0=) 
    8.0–0 a6 9.a4 
       (9.d4 cd4 10.ba6 Na6 11.Bd4 Nc5=) 
    9...ab5 
       (9...Qc7 10.Bf6 gf6 11.Kh1=) 
    10.ab5 Ra1 11.Ba1 h6 
       (11...Bc7 12.d4=) 
    12.Nc3 
       (12.d4 Be4+=) 
    12...Re8 
       (12...Qc7 13.h3=) 
    13.d4 
       (13.d3 Bc7+=) 
    13...Be7 
       (13...Qc7 14.d5+=) 
    14.dc5 bc5 15.Nd2 
       (15.Qd3 d5+=) 
    15...d5= 16.Na4 
       (16.Nf3 Bd6=) 
    16...Nbd7 17.Bf6 
       (17.Qc2 Bd6=) 
    17...Bf6 
       (worse is 17...gf6 18.cd5 ed5 19.Nf3+=) 
    18.Nb3 
       (18.cd5 ed5 19.Bg4 Be7=) 
    18...Qc7+= 19.cd5 ed5 
       (19...Bd5 20.Qc2+=) 
    20.Qc2 Pawn c5, live or die! 
       (20.b6 Qd6 21.Na5 Rb8+=) 
    20...c4+= 21.Rc1 
       (21.Nd4 Nb6 22.Nc3 Bd4 23.ed4 Qf4=) 
    21...Rc8 
       (21...Nb6 22.Nbc5+=) 
    22.Bg4 Ra8 23.Nd4 Nb6 24.Nb6 
       (24.Nc3 Bd4 25.ed4 Qf4+=) 
    24...Qb6 25.Qb2 Re8 
       (25...Bc6 26.Qb1 Be8 27.Bf3 Bd4 28.ed4+=) 
    26.Bf3 
       (26.Bd7 Rd8 27.Bg4 Rb8+=) 
    26...Rc8 27.Qc3 
       (27.Bg4 Rc5+=) 
    27...Qc5 
       (27...Bd4 28.Qd4 Qb5 29.h3–/+) 
    28.Rb1= Qb6 
       (28...Ra8 29.Qd2=) 
    29.g3 
       (29.Rc1 Bd4 30.Qd4 Qb5+=) 
    29...Rc5+= Attacking the isolated pawn on b5 30.Kf1 Rc7 
       (30...Bc6 31.Kg2+=) 
    31.Ke2 
       (31.Kg2 Be5=) 
    31...Re7 
       (31...Be5 32.Kf1+=) 
    32.Kf1= Rc7 
       (32...Be5 33.Kg2=) 
    33.Ke2 Re7 
       (33...Be5 34.Kf1+=) 
    ½–½
    
    (42) Melzig,Ernst – Bielefeld,Guenter
    Bad Sooden Allendorf Senior op, 2004
    1.b4 Nf6 2.Bb2 e6 3.b5 c6 4.c4 d5 5.cd5 cd5 6.e3 g6 
       (6...Bd6 7.Nf3=) 
    7.d4 Bg7 8.Nf3 Nbd7 9.Bd3 0–0 10.0–0 Ne8? 
       (better is 10...Nb6+=) 
    11.Ba3+– Nef6 12.Bf8 Qf8 13.Nbd2 Nb6 14.a4 Nbd7 15.Qb3 b6 
       (15...Qd6 16.a5+–) 
    16.Rac1 Ne8 17.Rc3 Bb7 18.Qa3 
       (18.Rfc1 e5 19.de5 Ne5+–) 
    18...Qa3 19.Ra3 e5 20.de5 Ne5 21.Ne5 Be5 22.f4 
       (22.Nf3!? Bd6 23.Ra2 a6+–) 
    22...Bd6 23.Rc3 Bc5 24.Nf3?? 
       (better is 24.Be2+/–) 
    24...Be3+= 25.Kh1 d4 
       (25...Bf4 26.Rc2=) 
    26.Rc4 Bd5 27.Rc2 Bb3 28.Rb2 Bd5 
       (worse is 28...Ba4 29.Ra1 Rc8 30.Ne1+/–) 
    29.Ne5 Rc8 30.Rc2 Rc2 31.Bc2 f5 32.Nd3 
       (32.Nc6 Nf6=) 
    32...Bc4 33.h3 Nd6 34.Rf3 
       (34.g3 Ne4 35.Kh2 h5+=) 
    34...Bd5 
       (34...Ne4 35.Ne5 Be2 36.Be4 fe4 37.Re3 de3 38.Kg1–/+) 
    35.Rf1+= Ne4 36.Kh2 Nd2 37.Rd1 Bc4 
       (37...Kf7 38.Nb4 Bc4 39.g3+=) 
    38.Kg3 
       (38.g3 Bd5 39.Nb4 Bf3=) 
    38...Kg7 39.Ne5 
       (39.Re1 Kf6+=) 
    39...Be2 40.Rd2 Bd2 41.Nd3 
       (41.Kf2 Bf4 42.Ng6 hg6 43.Ke2 Kf6+=) 
    41...Bd3 
       (better is 41...Kf6!?–+) 
    42.Bd3–/+ Kf6 43.Kf3 g5 44.fg5 Bg5 45.g3 h5 46.g4 
       (46.Kf2 Ke5+=) 
    46...hg4 
       (46...fg4!? 47.hg4 h4–/+) 
    47.hg4+= fg4 48.Kg4 Be3 49.Kf3 Ke5 50.Ke2 Kd5 51.Kd1 Kc5 52.Bc2 Kc4 53.Ke2 
    Kc3 54.Bb1 Kb2 55.Bd3 Kb3 56.Kd1 Ka4 57.Kc2 Kb4 58.Kb2 Bd2 59.Kc2 Bc3 
    60.Kb1 Bd2 61.Kc2 Be3 62.Kb2 Bd2 
       (62...Kc5 63.Kc2–/+) 
    63.Kc2 Bc3 64.Be2 
       (64.Kb1 Kb3 65.Kc1–/+) 
    64...Kc5–/+ 65.Kb3 Kd6 66.Bc4 Kc7 67.Ka4 Kd6 68.Bd3 
       (68.Kb3 Ke5 69.Kc2–+) 
    68...Ke5–+ 69.Kb3 Kf4 70.Kc2 Ke3 71.Bc4 Ba5 72.Bf1 Kf2 73.Bc4 Ke1 74.Bd3 
    Kf2 75.Bc4 Ke3 76.Bf1 ½–½
    
    (43) Melzig,Ernst – Salomon,Heide (1675)
    13sen.WttgEM/Ellwangen, 2001
    1.b4 Nf6 2.Bb2 e6 3.b5 d5 4.e3 Bd6 5.c4 0–0 6.cd5N 
       (6.f4 dc4 (6...c6 7.a4 dc4 8.Bc4 cb5 9.ab5 Nbd7 10.Qb3 Nb6 11.Be2 
       Nfd5 12.Nf3 Be7 13.0–0 Bf6 14.d4 Bd7 15.Nbd2 h6 16.Ne4 Be7 17.Nc5 Bc5 
       18.dc5 Nc8 19.Rfd1 Nf6 20.c6 bc6 21.bc6 carocan (1805)–notisus4 
       (1745)/kurnik 2011/1–0 (40)) 7.Bc4 Qe7 8.Nf3 Nbd7 9.d4 Bb4 10.Nbd2 
       Nb6 11.Be2 Nbd5 12.Qb3 Bd2 13.Nd2 Bd7 14.0–0 Rac8 15.a4 c6 16.Ba3 c5 
       17.dc5 Qd8 18.c6 bc6 19.Bf8 Kf8 20.bc6 Bc6 carocan (1810)–spieleman/
       kurnik 2011/1–0 (45); 
       6.Qc2 c6 7.Nf3 dc4 8.Ng5 g6 9.Qc3 e5 10.bc6 Nc6 11.Bc4 Bf5 12.0–0 Ne4 
       13.Ne4 Be4 14.d3 Bf5 15.f4 Rc8 16.e4 Bd7 17.Ba3 Ba3 18.Na3 Nd4 19.Qb2 
       Bg4 20.Rf2 ef4 Moehring,N–Weidinger,D/SEM–ch VT2 Merzig 1996/0–1) 
    6...ed5 7.Nf3 Bf5 8.Nc3 Nbd7 9.d4 Re8 10.Bd3 Bd3 11.Qd3 Nb6 12.Nd2 Qe7 
    13.0–0 Ng4 14.g3 Qf6 15.h3 Nh6 16.e4 de4 17.Nce4 Qg6 18.Qf3 Nf5 19.Nd6 
       (19.Nc5!?+=) 
    19...Nd6–/+ 
       (worse is 19...cd6 20.Rac1+=) 
    20.Rac1 Nb5 
       (20...Qg5 21.Rfd1 Qb5–/+ (21...Nb5? 22.Rc5 Qh6 23.Rb5+–)) 
    21.Qg4? 
       (better is 21.Qb7 Qh6 22.Qc6+=) 
    21...Qg4–+ 22.hg4 Re2 23.Rfd1 Nd5 
       (23...Na4!? 24.Ba1–+) 
    24.Kf1 Rae8 25.a4 Nd6 26.Ba1 
       (26.Ba3!? Nc8 27.Re1 Re1 28.Re1 Re1 29.Ke1–/+) 
    26...Nf6 27.f3 
       (27.Nf3 c6 (27...Ng4?! 28.Ne5 Rf2 29.Kg1–/+) 28.g5 Nd5–+) 
    27...Nd5 28.Ne4 Ra2 29.Rd2 Ra4 30.Nd6 cd6 31.Re2 Kf8 32.Re8 Ke8 33.Ke2 
    Ra2 34.Kd3 Kd7 35.Ke4 Nf6 36.Kd3 Rg2 37.Rb1 b6 38.Rb5 
       (38.g5 Nd5 39.g4 a5–+) 
    38...Rg3 39.Rf5 Kc6 
       (better is 39...Ke7!? 40.Ke2 g6 41.Kf2 gf5 42.Kg3–+) 
    40.d5 Nd5 41.Rf7 Nb4 
       (41...g6 42.Ke4 a5 43.Rh7–+) 
    42.Ke4 d5 43.Kf4 Rg1 
       (43...Rh3 44.Bg7 a5 45.Rf6 Kb5 46.g5–+) 
    44.Bg7 
       (44.Ra7 g6 45.Bc3 Nd3 46.Ke3 Nc1–/+) 
    44...a5–+ 45.Rf6 Kb5 46.Rb6 Kb6 47.Bd4 Kb5 48.Bg1 Kc4 49.Be3 
       (49.Kf5 a4 50.Be3 Nd3–+) 
    49...a4 50.Bc1 
       (50.Kf5 Nd3 51.Kg5–+) 
    50...Nd3 51.Ke3 Nc1 52.Kd2 Nb3 53.Kc2 Nd4 54.Kb2 Nf3 55.Ka3 d4 56.Ka4 d3 
    57.g5 d2 58.Ka3 
       (58.Ka5 d1Q 59.Kb6 Qd6 60.Kb7 Qd7 61.Kb6 Nd4 62.g6 Qc6 63.Ka7 Nb5 
       64.Kb8 Qc7 65.Ka8 Qc8) 
    58...d1Q 59.Ka2 
       (59.Kb2 Qe2 60.Ka3 Qc2 61.g6 Qb3) 
    59...Nd4 60.g6 
       (60.Kb2 Qc2 61.Ka3 Qb3) 
    Qb3 
       (60...Qb3 61.Ka1 Nc2; 
       60...Qc2 61.Ka3 Qb3) 
    0–1
    
    (44) Melzig,Ernst – Schneider,L
    Wch Seniors, 1996
    1.b4 Nf6 2.Bb2 g6 3.c4 Bg7 4.e3 0–0 5.Nf3 d6 6.h3 e5 
       (6...Be6 7.Be2 c6 8.0–0 Qb6 9.a3 Nbd7 10.d4 a6 11.c5 dc5 12.dc5 Qc7 
       13.Nc3 Rad8 14.Qc2 Rfe8 15.Rfd1 b5 16.Ng5 Bf5 17.e4 Be6 18.Bd3 Bc4 
       19.Ne2 Bd3 20.Rd3 Bh6 21.Nf3 gtate (1930)–asiongsalongga (1995)/
       net–chess.com 2006/1–0 (48)) 
    7.d4N 
       (7.Nc3 Be6 8.d4 ed4 9.Nd4 Nbd7 10.Ne6 fe6 11.Qc2 a6 12.Bd3 Ne5 13.Rd1 
       a5 14.b5 b6 15.0–0 Qe7 16.a4 Nfd7 17.Be4 Rac8 18.Ba3 Nc4 19.Nd5 
       wlittle (1880)–crayormoru (1685)/net–chess.com 2001; 
       7.Nc3 e4 8.Nd4 c5 9.bc5 dc5+=) 
    7...e4 
       (7...ed4 8.Nd4 c5 9.bc5 dc5 10.Nb5 Qd1 11.Kd1 Rd8 12.Ke2–/+) 
    8.Nfd2 c6 
       (better is 8...Na6!? 9.Qb3 c5+=) 
    9.Nc3= d5 
       (9...Na6 10.a3= (worse is 10.Nde4 Ne4 11.Ne4 Re8=)) 
    10.cd5 
       (10.Be2 Na6 11.Qb3 Nc7+=) 
    10...cd5= 11.Be2 
       (11.Rc1 a6=) 
    11...a6 
       (11...Nc6 12.a3=) 
    12.0–0 Nc6 13.a3 Ne7 14.f3? 
       (better is 14.Qb3!?=) 
    14...Bh6 
       (14...Nf5 15.Rf2 Ne3 16.Qc1 ef3 17.Nf3–+) 
    15.f4 
       (15.fe4!? Be3 16.Kh1 Bd4 17.Qc2–/+) 
    15...Nf5–+ 16.Kf2 Nh5 
       (better is 16...g5 17.g4 gf4 18.ef4 Qd6 19.gf5 Qf4 20.Kg2 Qd2–/+) 
    17.g4?? 
       (17.Bh5 Qh4 18.Kg1 Ne3 19.Qe1 Qe1 20.Rfe1= (worse is 20.Rae1 Nf1 21.Nf1 gh5 
       22.Nd5 Rd8 23.Nf6 Kg7–/+)) 
    17...Qh4–+ 18.Kg1 Qg3 19.Kh1 Ne3 20.Qe1 Qg2 0–1
    
    (45) Melzig,Ernst – Papenkordt,Karl Hermann (1740)
    Bayern–ch Seniors, 2000
    1.b4 Nf6 2.Bb2 g6 3.e3 Bg7 4.c4 0–0 5.Nf3 c6 6.Be2 d5 7.cd5 cd5 8.d4 Bf5 
    9.Nc3 Nc6 10.a3 Qb6 11.0–0 Rac8 12.Rc1 Rfd8?? 
       (12...a6 13.Na4 Qd8 14.Nh4+=) 
    13.h3?? 
       (13.Na4!? Qc7 14.b5 Qd6 15.bc6 Rc6+–) 
    13...Ne4? 
       (13...a6 14.Na4 Qc7 15.Nc5=) 
    14.Ne4?? 
       (better is 14.Na4 Qc7 15.b5+–) 
    14...Be4= 15.Bd3 Bd3 16.Qd3 Na5? 
       (16...a6 17.Rc5=) 
    17.Rc8 
       (better is 17.ba5 Qb2 18.Rb1+/–) 
    17...Rc8= 18.Nd2 Nc4 19.Nc4 Rc4 20.Rc1 Qc7 21.Rc4 dc4 22.Qc3 b5 23.f4 e6 
    24.Kf2 h5 25.h4 Bf6 26.g3 Qc6 
       (better is 26...Qb7!?–/+) 
    27.d5= Do you see the mate threat? 27...Qd5 
       (27...ed5 28.Qf6 Theme: Double Attack) 
    28.Qf6 Qd2 29.Kf1 Threatening mate... how? 29...Qd1 ½–½
    
    (46) Melzig,Ernst – Fassmann,Ewald Josef (1770)
    Wch Seniors, 2002
    1.b4 Nf6 2.Bb2= g6 
       (2...e6 3.b5=) 
    3.e3 
       (3.e4 d5 4.ed5 Qd5=) 
    3...Bg7 
       (3...d5 4.c4=) 
    4.Nf3 
       (4.c4 a5 5.a3 Nh5+=) 
    4...0–0 5.d4 d5 6.c4 c6 7.cd5 cd5 8.Be2 
       (8.Qb3 Bf5=) 
    8...a6 Controls b5 
       (8...Bg4 9.Ng1 Be2 10.Ne2= (worse is 10.Ke2 Qb6–/+)) 
    9.0–0 
       (9.Nbd2 Qd6 10.a3 Bg4=) 
    9...b5 
       (9...Qd6 10.a4=) 
    10.Nc3 Bb7 
       (10...Qd6 11.a3=) 
    11.a3 
       (11.a4 ba4 12.Qa4 Bc8+=) 
    11...Nbd7 
       (11...Ne4 12.Ne4 de4 13.Nd2=) 
    12.Rc1 
       (12.a4!? ba4 13.Qa4+= (worse is 13.Ra4 Qb6=)) 
    12...Nb6 13.Ne5 Nc4 14.Nc4 
       (14.Qc2 Nd7 15.Nd7 Qd7=) 
    14...dc4+= Black has a new protected passed pawn: c4 15.a4 White 
    threatens to win material: a4xb5 
       (15.Bf3 Bf3 16.Qf3 Kh8+=) 
    15...Qd7 
       (15...Qd6 16.Ba1+=) 
    16.ab5 
       (16.f3!?+=) 
    16...ab5–/+ 17.Bf3 e6 Consolidates d5 18.Bb7 Qb7 19.Ra1 
       (19.Qf3 Nd5–/+) 
    19...Nd5 
       (19...Ra1!? 20.Qa1 Ra8–/+) 
    20.Nd5 ed5 21.Bc3 The white bishop is safe in front of c4 21...Ra1 
    22.Qa1 Ra8 23.Qb2 f5 24.Ra1 Bf8 25.Ra8 Qa8 26.Kf1 Qa4 27.Ke2 Bd6 28.g3 
    Secures f4 28...Kf7 29.Kd2 Ke6 30.f4 
       (30.h3 Qa6+=) 
    30...h5 31.h4 Kd7 32.Kc1 Kc6 33.Kd2 ½–½
    
    
    
    

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