Monday, November 9, 2009

Marshall CC Amateur Team Championship, Day 2

On the final day of the Marshall Chess Club Amateur Team Championship, I won this game.

Round Three: French Defense, Exchange Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Max Schwartz (USCF 2034), Marshall Chess Club 11/8/2009

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 exd5 4.Nf3 Bd6 5.Bd3 Bg4 6.O-O Ne7 7.Re1 Nbc6 8.c3 Qd7 9.Nbd2 O-O 10.h3 Bf5 11.Nf1 Bxd3 12.Qxd3 Ng6

13.Ne3 Nce7 14.Ng4 f6 15.Bd2 Rae8 16.Re2 Nf4 17.Bxf4 Bxf4 18.Rae1 Ng6 19.Kf1 Bd6 20.Rxe8 Rxe8 21.Rxe8+ Qxe8 22.g3 Qe6 23.Kg2 c6 24.Ne3 Bc7 25.a4 Ne7 26.h4 Nc8 27.b3 Nd6 28.c4 a6

29.cxd5 cxd5 30.Qc3 Bb6 31.Qb4 Ne4 32.a5 Bc7 33.Qxb7 Bxa5 34.b4 Bd8 35.Nxd5 Qd6 36.Nf4 Nc3 37.Qc8 Qc7 38.Qxa6 h6 39.Ne6 Qd7 40.Nxd8 Qxd8 41.b5, Black resigns.