1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Nc6 6.Bg5 Bd7 7.Qd2 Rc8 8.f4 Nxd4 9.Qxd4 Qa5 10.e5 dxe5 11.fxe5 e6 12.O-O-O Bc6 13.Nb5 Bxb5 14.exf6 Bc6 15.h4 g6 16.Bc4 Rd8 17.Qxd8 Qxd8 18.Rxd8 Kxd8 19.Rd1 Kc8 20.g3 Bc5 21.c3 b5 22.b4 Bf2 23.Bxe6 fxe6 24.f7 Bxg3 25.Bh6 Bf4 26.Bxf4 Rf8 27.Rd6 Bd5 28.Be3 Rxf7 29.Ra6 Rf3 30.Kd2 Rh3 31.a4 Rh2 32.Kd3 Bc4 33.Kd4 Rxh4 34.Ke5 Rh5 35.Kd6 Rd5 36.Kc6 Rd7 37.axb5 Bd5 38.Kc5 h5 39.Bf4 h4 40.c4 Bb7 41.Rxe6 Rf7 42.Be5 g5 43.Rg6 h3 1/2-1/2
By drawing Ray in the last round, Danny earned his third and final IM norm. Congratulations to Danny!
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