Sunday, October 11, 2009

Marshall Chess Club Swiss 10/11/2009

Playing in the one day schedule, I finished with a score of 2-1-1 today, in a Swiss tournament at the Marshall Chess Club. After being outplayed in the middlegame, I managed to draw the ending, in my final round game.

Round Four: Philidor Defense

Ronald Saylo (USCF 1966) - Jim West (USCF 2206), Marshall Chess Club 10/11/2009

1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 d6 3.Nc3 Nbd7 4.e4 e5 5.Bc4 Be7 6.O-O O-O 7.Re1 c6 8.a4 a5 9.b3 exd4 10.Nxd4 Nc5 11.Bb2 Re8 12.Qd2 Bf8 13.f3 Qc7 14.Rad1 Bd7

15.Qf4 Ne6 16.Nxe6 Bxe6 17.Bxe6 Rxe6 18.Ne2 Qb6+ 19.Kh1 c5 20.Qg5 h6 21.Qg3 g5 22.Nf4 Rae8 23.Nxe6 Rxe6 24.Bxf6 Rxf6 25.Rd5 Qb4 26.Red1 Qc3 27.e5 Rf5 28.R5d3 Qxe5 29.Qxe5 Rxe5

30.Kg1 Kg7 31.Kf2 Kf6 32.Re3 d5 33.c3 d4 34.Rxe5 Kxe5 35.Re1+ Kd6 36.c4 Kd7 37.Ke2 Bd6 38.g3 f5 39.Kd3 h5 40.Re2 b6 41.Rg2 Ke6 42.Re2+ Kd7 43.Rg2 Ke6 44.h3 g4 45.hxg4 hxg4 46.f4 Be7 47.Rh2 Bd8

48.Rh6+ Kd7 49.Rh7+ Be7 50.Rh6 Bd8 51.Rh7+ Be7 52.Rh6 Bd8 53.Rh7+, draw.