Sunday, March 16, 2008

Polgar CC Quads 3/16/2008

With a score of 3-0-0, I won my game/45 quad today at the Polgar Chess Center. These are the games.

Round One: Center Counter Defense

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Gabor Schnitzler (USCF 1874), Polgar Chess Center 3/16/2008

1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Nf6 3.Bb5+ Bd7 4.Bc4 Bg4 5.f3 Bc8 6.Nc3 Nbd7 7.d4 Nb6 8.Bb3 Nbxd5 9.Nge2 e6 10.O-O Be7 11.Nxd5 exd5 12.c3 O-O 13.Qd3 g6 14.Bh6 Re8 15.Ng3 c6 16.Rae1 Bf8

17.Rxe8 Qxe8 18.Bxf8 Qxf8 19.Re1 Be6 20.f4 Re8 21.h3 Bd7 22.Qd2 Re7 23.Re5 Rxe5 24.fxe5 Ne8 25.Qg5 Ng7 26.Bc2 Ne6 27.Qe3 Kg7 28.Nf1 Qd8 29.Nh2 Qg5 30.Qxg5 Nxg5 31.Kf2 f6

32.h4 Nf7 33.exf6+ Kxf6 34.g4 b6 35.Ke3 Nd6 36.Bd3 c5 37.dxc5 bxc5 38.Kf4 Nf7 39.Nf3 a5 40.g5+ Ke6 41.h5 Nh8 42.Ne5 Be8 43.h6 Ke7 44.Ng4 c4 45.Bc2 Bf7 46.Nf6 Kf8 47.Nxh7+ Ke7 48.Nf6 Kd6

49.Ng4 Bg8 50.Ne5 Bh7 51.a3 Kc5 52.Nd7+ Kd6 53.Nf6, Black resigns.

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Round Two: Falkbeer Counter Gambit

Raven Sturt (USCF 2082) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Polgar Chess Center 3/16/2008

1.e4 e5 2.f4 d5 3.exd5 e4 4.Nc3 Nf6 5.Qe2 Qe7 6.d4 c6 7.d6 Qe6 8.Nh3 Bxd6 9.Ng5 Qe7 10.Ngxe4 O-O 11.Nxd6 Qxd6 12.Qd3 Re8+ 13.Be2 Na6 14.a3 Nc7 15.O-O b6 16.Be3 Ba6 17.Qd2 Bxe2 18.Nxe2 Ncd5

19.Bf2 Ne4 20.Qd3 Nxf4 21.Nxf4 Qxf4 22.Be3 Qd6 23.Rae1 Qg6 24.Bf4 Nf6 25.Qxg6 hxg6 26.Be5 Ng4 27.Bf4 Rad8 28.c3 Rxe1 29.Rxe1 Nf6 30.Bg5 Kf8 31.Bxf6 gxf6 32.Kf2 Rd5 33.Re4 a5

34.c4 Rf5+ 35.Ke2 a4 36.g4 Ra5 37.Kd3 f5 38.Rf4 fxg4 39.Rxg4 Rf5 40.Re4 Rf2 41.Re2 Rxe2 42.Kxe2 Ke7 43.Kd3 Ke6 44.Ke4 f6 45.h3 Kd6 46.Kf3 b5 47.cxb5 cxb5 48.Ke4 f5+ 49.Kd3 Kd5 50.h4 f4 51.Kc3 Ke4, White resigns.

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Round Three: Philidor Counter Gambit

Kassa Korley (USCF 2113) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Polgar Chess Center 3/16/2008

1.Nf3 d6 2.e4 e5 3.d4 f5 4.exf5 e4 5.Qe2 Nf6 6.Bg5 Be7 7.Nh4 O-O 8.g3 d5 9.Nd2 Nc6 10.Nb3 a5 11.a4 b6 12.Bg2 Ba6 13.Qd2 Bc4 14.Nc1 Ng4 15.Bxe7 Qxe7 16.Ra3 g5

17.fxg6 Rxf2 18.gxh7+ Kxh7 19.Qd1 Qg5 20.Bh3 Ne3 21.Kxf2 Nxd1+ 22.Rxd1 Rf8+ 23.Kg2 Nxd4 24.Rxd4 Qxc1 25.Bf5+ Rxf5, White resigns.