Congratulations to International Master Michael Brooks for his perfect score at the Kansas City Chess Club Simultaneous Exhibition!

This event drew over 20 players, mostly from the Kansas City area but others from as far away as St. Louis.

Here are some pictures from the event:

 

                    

                     

 

            

 

 

Here are my (Andrew Latham) two games from the event:


Brooks,M (IM) - Latham,A
Noland Road Church Brooks Simul Independence, MO (1), May 16 2008

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 d5 4.Bg5 Be7 5.e3 h6 6.Bxf6 Bxf6 7.cxd5 exd5 8.Nf3 Bg4 9.Be2 0-0 10.Qb3 b6 11.Nxd5 Be6 12.Nxf6+ Qxf6 13.Qc3 c5 14.dxc5 Qxc3+ 15.bxc3 bxc5 16.Ne5 f6 17.Bc4 Bxc4 18.Nxc4 Nc6 19.Rb1 Rab8 20.Ke2 Rxb1 21.Rxb1 Rf7 22.f4 g5 23.Rd1 gxf4 24.exf4 Rc7 25.Kf3 h5 26.Rd5 Kg7 27.Rxh5 Ne7 28.g4 Kg6 29.h3 f5 30.Ne3 Rd7 31.Ke2 Nd5 32.Rg5+ Kh6 33.Nxd5 Rxd5 34.Rxf5 Rxf5 35.gxf5 Kg7 36.Ke3 Kf6 37.Ke4 Black Resigns. 1-0


Latham,A - Brooks,M (IM)
Noland Road Church Brooks Simul Independence, MO (2), May 16 2008

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 Bb4 4.Qc2 d5 5.Bg5 h6 6.Bd2 0-0 7.cxd5 exd5 8.e3 c6 9.Nf3 Re8 10.Bd3 Bd6 11.0-0-0 Nbd7 12.Rde1 b5 13.a3 a5 14.Ne2 Ba6 15.Reg1 b4 16.Bxa6 Rxa6 17.a4 Ne4 18.Be1 c5 19.b3 Rc6 20.Kb2 c4 21.g4 Qf6 22.g5 Qxf3 23.gxh6 g6 24.h4 Ndf6 25.Ng3 Bxg3 26.fxg3 Rec8 27.Qg2 Qd1 28.Bxb4 Qxb3+ 29.Ka1 Qxb4 30.Rb1 Qxa4+ 31.Qa2 Qxa2+ 32.Kxa2 Nc3+ White Resigns 0-1