[Event "RSA-ch"] [Site "Durban"] [Date "1924.07.??"] [Round "1"] [White "McCord, James"] [Black "Chavkin, Alexander"] [Result "1-0"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] 1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bc4 Bc5 4.c3 Nf6 5.d3 d6 6.Be3 Bb6 7.Nbd2 0-0 8.0-0 Ne7 9.h3 Ng6 10.Qe2 Bd7 11.Kh1 Qc8 12.Nh2 c6 13.Ndf3 Bc7 14.Bb3 d5 15.Bc2 b6 16.Rg1 Qa6 17.Rge1 Rae8 18.b3 Nh5 19.g3 $2 Bxh3 $4 {for some reason Chavkin grabs the h3 pawn immediately, instead of first playing 19...dxe4} (19...dxe4 20.dxe4 Qxe2 21.Rxe2 Bxh3 $17) 20.Ng5 Nhf4 21.gxf4 exf4 22.Nxh3 fxe3 23.Qxe3 Qc8 24.f4 Qd8 25.Rg1 Kh8 26.e5 f5 $2 {A second mistake ends it} (26...f6 27.d4 fxe5 28.fxe5 $18) 27.Rxg6 $1 hxg6 28.Ng5 Qxg5 29.fxg5 Rxe5 30.Qf3 Rfe8 31.Nf1 Re2 32.Rc1 b5 33.d4 Kg8 34.Bxf5 gxf5 35.g6 $1 Bd8 36.Qxf5 Bf6 37.Ng3 Rxa2 38.Nh5 Rae2 39.Nxf6+ gxf6 40.Qxf6 Rf8 41.Qh4 1-0 [Event "RSA-ch"] [Site "Durban"] [Date "1924.07.??"] [Round "?"] [White "Charney, L"] [Black "McCord, James"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "?"] [BlackElo "?"] 1.d4 d5 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c6 4.Nf3 Bd6 5.Qc2 Nd7 6.e4 dxe4 7.Nxe4 Bc7 8.Bg5 Ba5+ 9.Nfd2 Bxd2+ $2 10.Qxd2 Ngf6 $2 11.Nd6+ Kf8 12.c5 h6 13.Bh4 g5 14.Bg3 Nd5 15.Be2 f5 16.f4 b6 17.fxg5 hxg5 18.Bf2 $2 ({White could wrap things up with} 18.Nxc8 $1 Rxc8 (18...f4 $2 19.Nd6 fxg3 20.0-0+ Kg7 21.hxg3 $18) 19.Bd6+ Kg7 20.Ba6 $16) 18...N7f6 19.Qxg5 bxc5 20.dxc5 Qa5+ 21.Kf1 Ba6 $1 22.Nc4 $4 (22.Bxa6 Qxa6+ 23.Kg1 {was better}) 22...Bxc4 23.Bxc4 Ne4 24.Qc1 Nxf2 25.Kxf2 Qxc5+ 26.Ke1 Ne3 27.Bf1 Qe5 28.g3 Nc2+ 29.Kf2 Nxa1 30.Be2 Qd4+ 31.Kg2 Qe4+ 32.Kf2 Nc2 33.Qg5 Qd4+ 34.Kf3 Kf7 0-1