The Lidums Cup, held over South Australia’s
Labour Day long weekend, is
Adelaide’s premier weekend event. The
1999 Lidums Cup attracted 42 players,
including a handful of Victorians.GM Darryl Johansen shared first place
with Adelaide’s Srbo Zaric, an International
Master of Correspondence Chess.
His over-the-board appearances have
been rare of late, but this Lidums Cup
performance, which culminated in an
agressive win over Trevor Tao and the
following final round victory show fine
Mark Chapman – Srbo Zaric
Lidums Cup, Adelaide 1999.
1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Qd5
5.Nc3 Bb4 6.Nf3 Nf6 7.Bd3 Ne4 8.Bd2
Nxc3 9.bxc3 Be7 10.Qe2 c5 11.c4 Qd6
12.dxc5 Qxc5 13.Rb1 Nc6 14.Bc3 Bf6
15.Bxf6 Qa5+ 16.Nd2 gxf6 17.O-O Qe5
18.Be4 Rg8 19.f4 Qc3 20.Kh1 f5 21.
Bd3 b6 22.Rb3 Qg7 23.Nf3 Bb7 24.Rg1
Nd4 25.Nxd4 Qxd4 26.c5 Ke7 27.cxb6
Zaric, Black, to play.
27…Rxg2 28.Rxg2 Rg8 29.Rb1 Rxg2
30.Qxg2 Bxg2+ 31.Kxg2 axb6 32.Kf3
h5 33.a3 h4 34.Re1 Qd5+ 35.Kf2 Kf6
36.Re3 Qc5 37.Kf3 Qxa3 38.Bxf5 Qc1
39.Be4 Qf1+ 40.Kg4 Qg1+ 41.Kf3
Qxh2 42.Re1 Qg3+ 43.Ke2 h3 44.Rf1
h2 45.Bf3 Qg1 46.Be4 Ke7 47.Bf3 Kd6
48.Rd1+ Kc5 49.Rf1 b5 0-1
Leading scores:
6.0 Srbo Zaric, Darryl Johansen
5.0 Mark Chapman, Trevor Tao,
Kevin Sheldrick, Joseph Tanti
4.5 Chris Depasquale, Robert Cowley,
Song Yang, Alan Goldsmith, Sam
Memedi, David Prenter
…42 players

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