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      Melia,Ken – Schulz,Hans_Juergen
      TT–05 TSC, 2003
      1.b4 c5 2.bc5+= e5 3.e3 Bc5= 4.d4 ed4 5.ed4 Bb4 6.c3+= Be7 7.Nf3 Nf6 8.Bd3 0–0 
      9.0–0 d5 10.Re1 Re8 11.Bf4 Nc6 12.Nbd2 a6 13.Rb1 Ng4 14.a4 Ra7 15.Qc2 h6 16.Bh7 
      Kh8 17.Bf5 Nf6 18.Bc8 Qc8= 19.Be5 Qd7 20.Bf6 Bf6 21.Re8 Qe8 22.Nf1 Qd7 23.Ne3 Ne7 
      24.a5+= Ra8 25.h3 h5 26.Qb3 Rb8 27.c4 dc4+= 28.Qc4 Nc6 29.Qc5 Nd4 30.Nd4 Bd4 
      31.Qh5 Kg8 32.Rd1 Rd8 33.Qh4 Qd6 34.Kf1 g6 35.Rd3 Kg7 36.Qg5 Qf6= 37.Qf6 ½–½
      Melia,Ken (1835) – Milde,Lars (1815)
      TT–05.48 TSC, 2003
      1.b4 d5 2.Bb2 Nd7 3.Nf3= Ngf6 4.e3 e6 5.a3 Bd6 6.c4 c6 7.c5= Bc7 8.d4 0–0 9.Bd3 Qe7 
      10.0–0 e5 11.de5 Ne5 12.Be5 Be5 13.Ne5 Qe5 14.Nd2 Bg4 15.Qc2 Qg5 16.Kh1 Rae8 
      17.Rab1 Qh5 18.Rfc1 Nd7 19.Nf1 Ne5 20.Ng3 Qh6 21.b5 Nd3 22.Qd3 f5 23.Rf1 
      f4=+ 24.ef4 Rf4 25.Kg1 Bc8 26.Rb4 Rb4 27.ab4 Qf4 ½–½
      Moeckel,Jean – Melia,Ken
      TT–05.33 TSC, 2003
      1.b4 e5 2.a3 Nf6 3.e3 d5 4.d4 Bd6 5.c4 dc4 6.Bc4 ed4 7.ed4 0–0 8.Ne2N Re8 9.0–0 c6 
      10.Nbc3 b5 11.Bb3 a5 12.ba5 Ra5 13.Bf4 Bf4 14.Nf4 b4 15.ab4 Ra1 16.Qa1 Qd4 
      17.Qa2 Re7 18.Nce2 Qb4 19.Rd1 Nbd7 20.Nd3 Qd6 21.Ng3 Nb6 22.Qb1 Nfd5 
      23.Qc1 Bg4 24.Rd2 h5 25.Bd1 Qg6 26.h4 Bd1 27.Qd1 Nc4 28.Ra2 Re8 29.Qf3 Nde3! 
      30.fe3 Re3 31.Ra8 Kh7 32.Qh5 Qh5 33.Nh5 Rd3 34.Nf4 Rd4 35.g3 Ne5 36.Re8 Re4 
      37.Kg2 Re1 38.Rd8 Re3 39.Kf2 Rc3 40.h5 c5 41.Re8 Ng4 42.Ke2 Rg3–+ 0–1
      Schulz,Hans_Juergen – Melia,Ken
      TT–05 TSC, 2003
      1.b4 e5 2.b5 d5=+ 3.Bb2 Bd6 4.Nf3 Nd7 5.e3 Ngf6 6.d4 Qe7 7.c4 dc4 8.Bc4 e4 
      9.Nfd2 0–0 10.Nc3 Nb6 11.Be2 Nbd5 12.0–0 Nc3 13.Bc3 Be6 14.Qc2 Nd5 15.Bb2 
      f5 16.Nc4= Qg5 17.a4 Qh6 18.Nd6 cd6 19.Rac1 Qg6 20.Qd2 f4=+ 21.Kh1 Rf6 
      22.Ba3 Qg5 23.Bd6 Qh4?? 24.Kg1 Rh6 25.h3 Rg6 26.Rfe1 Bh3=  
      (26...Bh3 27.Bf1 fe3–/+ (< 27...Rd6 28.ef4 Bf5 29.Bc4–+)) 0–1
      Woelfelschneider,Peter – Melia,Ken
      TT–05 TSC, 2003
      1.b4 e5 2.Bb2= Bb4 3.f4? d6 4.fe5 de5 5.Be5 Nf6 6.e3 0–0 7.Nf3 Nc6–/+ 8.a3 Ba5 
      9.Bc3 Ne4 10.Bb2 Bg4 11.Bd3=+ f5 12.0–0= Qe7 13.Qe1 Rad8 14.h3 Bf3 15.gf3 
      Nc5 16.Bc4= Kh8 17.f4 Rd7 18.Rf2 Na4 19.Bc1 a6 20.Qf1 b5 21.Be2 Qf6 22.Ra2 Ne7 
      23.Rg2 Rfd8 d2 24.Kh2 Nd5 25.Rg1 Rb8 26.Bd1 Qe6–/+ 27.c4 Ndb6 28.Rc2 bc4 
      29.Bf3–/+ Rd3 30.Be2 Rd6 31.Bc4 (31.Qg2!? Rd7 32.Kh1–/+) ½–½
      St_Jean,Benoit – Melia,Ken
      internet, 2001
      1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.c4 Nc6 5.Bb2 0–0 6.e3 d5 7.Nf3 Re8 8.Be2 Be6 
      9.cd5 Nd5 10.0–0 Qd7 11.Na3 a6 12.Nc2 Rad8 13.Nfd4 Nd4 14.Nd4 c5 15.Ne6 Qe6 
      16.Qc2 Ne3!–/+ 17.de3 Rd2 18.Qc4 Rb2 19.a3 Qc4 20.Bc4 Bd2 21.a4 Re4 
      22.Bd5 Reb4 23.Rfd1 c4 24.Kf1 c3 25.Ke2 a5 26.Kd3 b5 27.ab5 Rb5 28.e4 Rc5 
      29.Bc4 g5 30.Rf1 Bf4 31.g3 Be5 32.f4?? Rd2 (32...Rd2 33.Ke3 gf4 34.gf4 Bd4 
      35.Kf3 Rc4–+) 0–1
      Van Rooijen,Peter (1730) – Melia,Ken (1840)
      T16–05 TSC, 2003
      1.b4 e5 2.Bb2= Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.c4 Nc6 5.Bc3 0–0 6.d4 Re8 7.e3 d5 8.Bb4 Nb4 
      9.Qa4 c5 10.dc5 a5 11.a3 Na6 12.cd5 Nc5 13.Qc2 Bg4?? 14.h3+– Bh5 15.Nd2?? 
      Nd5?? 16.Ngf3?? Qf6=+ 17.Rd1 Rac8 18.Nc4 Bf3–/+ 19.gf3 Nc3 20.Rd6 Ne6 
      21.Qb2 Qf3–/+ 22.Rg1 Red8 23.Qc2 Ne4 24.Rd8 Rd8 25.Rg2 N6c5 26.Ne5 
      Qf6 27.f3? Qe5–+ 28.fe4 Ne4 29.Bd3 Nc5 30.Bh7 Kh8 31.Kf2 g6 32.Bg6 fg6 33.Qg6 
      Rd2 34.Kg1 Qe3 35.Kh2 Rg2 36.Kg2 Qa3 37.Qh6 Kg8 38.Qg6 Kf8 39.Qf6 
      Ke8 40.Qe5 Kf7 41.Qd5 Ke7 42.Qg5 Kd6 43.Qf4 Kc6 44.Qf6 Kb5 45.Qf1 Qd3 
      (45...Qd3 46.Qd3 Nd3–+) 0–1
      Milde,Lars (1815) – Melia,Ken (1835)
      TT–05.47 TSC, 2003
      1.b4 e5 2.Bb2= Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.e3 0–0 5.Nf3 d5 6.Be2 Re8 7.0–0= Nc6 8.Bb2 
      Be6=+ 9.d3 Bc5 10.Nbd2 d4–/+ 11.e4 Bb6 12.Ng5 Bc8 13.Bh5 g6 14.Be2 Nh5 
      15.f4 Nf4 16.Nf7 Qh4 17.g3 Ne2 18.Qe2 Qe7 19.Nh6 Kh8= 20.Nc4 Be6 21.Nb6 
      ab6 22.c3 Qg7 23.cd4 Nd4 24.Qf2 Rad8 25.Rae1 c5 26.Nf7+= Bf7 27.Qf7 ½–½
      Hohlstein,Walter – Melia,Ken
      TT–05.51 TSC, 2003
      1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.Nc3 Ba5 5.e3 Nc6 6.Bf4 Bc3 7.dc3 d6 8.Bd3 Nd5 
      9.Ne2 Bg4 10.f3 Be6 11.Be4 Nf4–/+ 12.Nf4 0–0 13.Rb1 Rb8 14.Ne6 fe6 15.Bc6 bc6 
      16.0–0 Rb1 17.Qb1 Qg5 18.Kf2 Qd5 19.Re1 c5 20.Qb3 c4 21.Qa4 a5 22.Qd7 h6 
      23.Qc7=+ Rf6 24.Re2 Rg6 25.e4= Qd1 26.g4 Kh7 27.h3 e5 28.Qc4= Qh1 29.Re1 
      Qh2 30.Ke3 Qh3 31.Qf1 Qh2 32.Kd3 Qg3 33.Ke2 Qf4 34.Rd1 a4 35.c4 a3 36.Rd3= 
      Qf7 37.Rc3 Qf6 38.Ra3 Qf7 39.Ra4 Qd7 40.Rb4+/– Qa7 41.a4 Rf6 42.Qa1 Qc5+= 
      43.c3 Qa7 44.a5 Rf8 45.a6 Qf7 46.Qf1 Ra8 47.Ra4 Qc7 48.Qb1 Qc5 49.Qb4 Qg1 
      50.Qd6 Qg2 51.Ke3 Qc2 52.Ra3+– Rf8?? 53.g5 Qc1 54.Kf2 Rf3 55.Kf3 Qf1 56.Kg4 
      Pilz,Erhard – Melia,Ken
      TT–05.56 TSC, 2002
      1.b4 e5 2.Bb2 Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.Nc3 Ba5 5.e3 Nc6 6.Bf6 Qf6 7.Nd5 Qd6 8.Nf4 a6 
      9.c3 0–0 10.Qh5 Re8 11.Bd3 h6 12.Nge2 g5 13.Bh7 Kg7 14.Nh3 Ne5 15.Bb1 Qg6 
      16.Nhf4 Qb6 17.Nd5?? Qc5?? 18.h4 g4 19.Be4 c6 20.Nd4 d6 21.Nf4 Bc3 22.Rc1 
      Nd3 23.Bd3= Qd4 24.0–0 Qf6 25.Rc3 Re5 26.a3 Qf4! 27.ef4 Rh5 28.Re1 Be6 29.Rb1 
      Ra7 30.g3 Ra5 31.Bc2 Bd5 32.Kf1 Rb5 33.Ra1 c5 34.Ke1 Ra5 35.Bd1 f5 36.Be2 
      b6 37.f3 gf3 38.Bf3 Bf3 39.Rf3 b5 40.Rd3 Re7 41.Kf2 Re6 42.Re1 Re1 43.Ke1 
      c4 44.Re3 Ra4 45.Kd1 d5 46.d4 a5 47.Re5 Ra3 48.Rd5 b4 0–1
      Saint Jean,Benoit (1665) – Melia,Ken (1830)
      WC.2005.P.00012, 2002
      1.b4 e5 2.Bb2= Bb4 3.Be5 Nf6 4.Nc3 Be7 5.e4 0–0 6.Nf3 Nc6 7.Bf4 d5 8.Nd5 Nd5 
      9.ed5 Qd5 10.Be2 g5 11.c4 Qd8=+ 12.Bg3 f5 13.h3 f4–/+ 14.Bh2 Bf5 15.0–0 Bf6 
      16.Rc1 Bb2 17.Qb3 Bc1 18.Rc1 Nd4 19.Nd4 Qd4 20.Qb7 Rad8 21.Qb3 Qd2–+ 
      22.c5 Kg7 23.Qc3 Qc3 24.Rc3 Rfe8 25.Kf1 Rd2 (25...Rd2 26.Bf3 Ra2–+) 0–1
      Melia,Ken – Hohlstein,Walter (1790)
      TT–05 TSC, 2003
      1.b4 e6 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.a3 c5 4.bc5 Bc5 5.d4 Qb6 6.Ra2 Bd6 7.e3 0–0 8.Nf3 Qa5 
      9.Qd2 Qh5 10.Bd3+= b6 11.e4 Bb7 12.e5 Bf3=+ 13.gf3 Be7?? 14.ef6+– Qf3 
      15.Rg1 Bf6 16.Qh6 g6 17.Nd2 Qb7 18.Kf1 d5 19.Rg3 Bg7 20.Qh4 Nd7 21.Nf3 
      Rac8 22.Bc1 e5 23.de5 Ne5 24.Rh3 h5 25.Ne5 Be5 26.Bf4 Bf4+/– 27.Qf4 Qc6 
      28.Rb2 Qc3 29.Rb5 Rc5 30.Rc5 bc5 31.Rg3 h4 32.Qh4+– Qe5 33.c4 d4 34.Bg6?? 
      fg6+= 35.Rg6 Kf7 36.Rg5 Qe6? 37.Qf4 Ke8 38.Qb8 Kf7 39.Qa7 Ke8 40.Qb8 
      Kf7 41.Qc7 Ke8 42.Re5 Rf6 43.Qc5 (43.Qc5 Kd7 44.Qa7 Kd8 45.Re6 Re6 
      46.Qd4 Ke7 47.c5+–) 1–0
      Woelfelschneider,Peter – Melia,Ken
      T16–05.68, 2002
      1.b4 e6 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.a3 d5 4.e3 Bd6 5.c4 dc4 6.Bc4 0–0 7.Nf3 Nbd7 8.d4 Qe7 
      9.Ne5 Ne5?? 10.de5 +–
      Melia,Ken – Woelfelschneider,Peter
      TT–05 TSC, 2003
      1.b4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.a3 d5 4.d4 Bd6 5.e3 0–0 6.Nbd2 Nbd7 7.c4 c6 8.c5 
      Bc7 9.Bb2 Ne4 10.Ne4 de4 11.Ne5 Ne5 12.de5 Qg5 13.h4 Qg6 14.g3 h5 
      15.a4 Qf5 16.Bh3 Qg6 17.a5 Rd8=+ 18.Qc2 f6 19.Bf1 Rb8 20.Be2 Kh7 
      21.ef6+= gf6 22.a6 ba6= 23.Qa4 a5 24.Qc6+/– Rd7 25.Ba6 Bg3?? 26.Bc8+– 
      Bf2 27.Kf2 Rd2 28.Ke1 Qg2 29.Qc7 ½–½


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