Sunday, October 18, 2009

Marshall Chess Club Swiss 10/17/2009

In yesterday's game/30 Swiss at the Marshall Chess Club, I finished with a score of 3-1-1. Here are my games as Black.

Round Two: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Justin Sarkar (USCF 2440) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 10/17/2009

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be3 e5 7.Nb3 Be7 8.Be2 Be6 9.Nd5 Nxd5 10.exd5 Bf5 11.a4 b6 12.a5 b5 13.Qd2 O-O

14.Nc1 Nd7 15.Na2 Rc8 16.Nb4 Nb8 17.O-O Bg6 18.f4 exf4 19.Bxf4 h6 20.Bd3 Bxd3 21.Qxd3 Bg5 22.Bxg5 Qxg5 23.Rae1 Rce8 24.Re4 Re5 25.Rfe1 Rfe8 26.Rxe5 Rxe5 27.Rxe5 Qxe5 28.Qc3 f6

29.Qc8+ Kh7 30.Nd3 Qd4+ 31.Kf1 Qa7 32.Qf5+ Kh8 33.Nf4 Qe3 34.h4 Qc1+ 35.Kf2 Qd2+ 36.Ne2 Qxa5 37.Qc8+ Kh7 38.Qxb8 Qb4 39.g3 Qc5+ 40.Kf1 Qxd5 41.Qb6 Qf5+ 42.Ke1 Qxc2

43.Qxa6 Qb1+ 44.Kf2 Qf5+ 45.Ke3 Qe5+ 46.Kf2 Qf5+ 47.Kg1 Qc5+ 48.Kf1 Qf5+ 49.Ke1 Qb1+ 50.Kf2, draw.

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Round Four: Philidor Counter Gambit

Rawn Prowell (USCF 1672) - Jim West (2200), Marshall Chess Club 10/17/2009

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bc4 f5 4.d3 c6 5.Bb3 Na6 6.a3 Nc5 7.Ba2 a5 8.Be3 Qc7 9.b4 fxe4 10.Ng5 axb4 11.axb4 Ne6

12.Nxe4 d5 13.Ng5 Bxb4+ 14.c3 Be7 15.Nxe6 Bxe6 16.Nd2 Nf6 17.O-O O-O 18.f4 Ng4 19.Qe2 Nxe3 20.Qxe3 Rxa2 21.Rxa2 d4

22.cxd4 Bxa2 23.dxe5 Bd5 24.f5 Bb4 25.Ne4 Qxe5 26.f6 Bxe4 27.Qxe4 Qxe4 28.dxe4 Rxf6 29.Rb1 Bc5+ 30.Kh1 b5 31.h3 Re6 32.Rc1 Bd4, White resigns.