Monday, August 31, 2009

Mount Arlington Swiss 8/30/2009

Eleven players showed up for yesterday's game/90 quads in Mount Arlington. Instead of quads, there were two Swiss sections, of six players and five players respectively. I finished with a score of 1-0-2 in section one.

Here is my drawn game from the second round.

Round Two: Philidor Counter Gambit

David Cole (USCF 2051) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Mount Arlington NJ 8/30/2009

1.e4 e5 2.d4 d6 3.dxe5 dxe5 4.Qxd8+ Kxd8 5.Bc4 f5 6.Nf3 Nc6 7.Bg5+ Nf6 8.Nc3 Bd6 9.O-O-O Ke8 10.exf5 Bxf5 11.h3 Kd7 12.Rhe1 Rae8 13.Bb5 Kc8

14.Bxf6 gxf6 15.Nd5 Rhf8 16.Kb1 Bd7 17.Nd2 a6 18.Bf1 Be6 19.Ne4 Bxd5 20.Nxd6+ cxd6 21.Rxd5 Rd8 22.Red1 Kc7 23.c3 Ne7 24.R5d3 d5 25.Rg3 Rg8 26.Rxg8 Rxg8 27.g4 Rd8 28.Bg2 b5 29.Kc2 h6 30.a4 Kb6 31.axb5 axb5

32.b4 Ng6 33.Rxd5 Rxd5 34.Bxd5 Nf4 35.Be4 Nxh3 36.f3 Nf4 37.Kd2 h5 38.gxh5 Nxh5 39.Ke3 Nf4 40.Bh7 Kc6 41.Ke4 Nd5 42.Kf5 Kd6 43.Bg6 Ke7 44.Kg4 Ne3+ 45.Kg3 f5 46.f4 Kf6 47.Be8 exf4+ 48.Kf3 Nd5 49.Bxb5 Nxc3 50.Bc6 Ke5

51.b5 Na4 52.Be8 Nb6 53.Bf7 Kf6 54.Kxf4 Kxf7 55.Kxf5, draw.