Monday, November 16, 2009

Marshall Chess Club Swiss 11/15/2009

Yesterday I played in the one day schedule of a Swiss tournament at the Marshall Chess Club, where I finished with a score of 2-0-2. Here are my games.

Round One: Philidor Counter Gambit

Nigel Bryant (USCF 1807) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 11/15/2009

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.Nc3 fxe4 5.Nxe4 d5 6.Ng3 e4 7.Ne5 Nf6 8.Bg5 Bd6 9.Be2 O-O 10.Ng4 Bxg4 11.Bxg4 Qe8 12.O-O Nxg4 13.Qxg4 Qg6 14.Qh4 Nc6 15.c3 h6 16.Be3 Ne7

17.Qh3 Nf5 18.Nxf5 Qxf5 19.Qxf5 Rxf5 20.f4 exf3 21.Rxf3 Rxf3 22.gxf3 Re8 23.Re1 Bf4 24.Kf2 Bxh2 25.f4 Rf8 26.Kg2 Bxf4 27.Bxf4 Rxf4 28.Re5 c6 29.Re8+ Rf8 30.Re7 Rf7 31.Re8+ Kh7

32.b3 g5 33.c4 dxc4 34.bxc4 Rd7 35.Re4 Kg6 36.Kf3 Kf6 37.Kg4 Re7 38.Rxe7 Kxe7 39.Kf5 b5 40.c5 a5 41.Ke5 g4 42.d5 cxd5 43.c6 g3 44.a4 bxa4 45.Kxd5 g2 46.c7 Kd7 47.c8=Q+ Kxc8 48.Kc6 g1=Q 49.Kb5 a3 50.Kc4 a2 51.Kb3 a1=Q 52.Kc2 Qgd1#.

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Round Two: French Defense, Exchange Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Isaac Barayev (USCF 1803), Marshall Chess Club 11/15/2009

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 exd5 4.Nf3 c5 5.c3 Nc6 6.Be3 Qb6 7.Qb3 c4 8.Qxb6 axb6 9.Nbd2 Bd6 10.g3 Nge7 11.Bg2 Be6 12.O-O Nf5 13.Rfe1 O-O

14.Ng5 Rfe8 15.Nxe6 fxe6 16.a3 h6 17.Re2 Nxe3 18.Rxe3 Re7 19.Rae1 Rae8 20.f4 g6 21.h4 Nd8 22.Nf3 Kg7 23.Bh3 Kf6 24.Nh2 Kg7 25.Ng4 Bc7 26.R3e2 Bd6 27.Ne3 b5 28.Kg2 Kf6 29.Kf3 Kg7

30.f5 exf5 31.h5 Nf7 32.hxg6 Ng5+ 33.Kg2 Kxg6 34.Bxf5+ Kg7 35.Bg4 Kg6 36.Nxd5 Rxe2+ 37.Rxe2 Rxe2+ 38.Bxe2 Ne4 39.g4 Ng5 40.Bf3 Nxf3 41.Kxf3 Kg5 42.Nb6 Bc7 43.Nd7 Bf4 44.Nc5 Bc1 45.Nxb7 Bxb2 46.Nd6 Bxc3 47.Nxb5 Bb2 48.d5 c3 49.Nd4 Bxa3 50.Nc2 Bd6 51.Ne3 Be5, draw.

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Round Three: Budapest Gambit, Fajarowicz Variation

Jason Margiotta (USCF 1942) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 11/15/2009

1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 d6 3.c4 e5 4.dxe5 Ne4 5.g3 Nc6 6.Bg2 dxe5 7.Qxd8+ Kxd8 8.Nxe5 Nxe5 9.Bxe4 Nxc4 10.Bd5 Bb4+ 11.Nc3 Nd6 12.O-O Re8 13.Bf3 Be6 14.Rd1 Ke7

15.Nd5+ Bxd5 16.Rxd5 c6 17.Re5+ Kf8 18.Rxe8+ Rxe8 19.Bf4 Nc4 20.b3 Ne5 21.Bg2 Bc5 22.Rc1 Bb6 23.Rd1 h6 24.h4 Ng4 25.e3 Nf6 26.Bd6+ Kg8 27.Ba3, draw.

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Round Four: Sicilian Defense, Accelerated Fianchetto

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Miguel Garcia (USCF 1917), Marshall Chess Club 11/15/2009

1.e4 g6 2.d4 Bg7 3.Nc3 c5 4.Nf3 cxd4 5.Nxd4 Nc6 6.Be3 Nf6 7.Bc4 O-O 8.Bb3 a6 9.f3 e6 10.Qd2 d5 11.exd5 Nxd5 12.Nxd5 exd5 13.O-O-O Re8 14.Rhe1 Qf6 15.c3 Bd7

16.Bxd5 Rac8 17.Bg5 Qxd4 18.Rxe8+ Bxe8 19.cxd4 Nb4+ 20.Kb1 Nxd5 21.Qa5 Bb5 22.Qa3 h6 23.Qd6 Bc6 24.Be7 Ne3 25.d5 Bb5 26.a4 Bxa4 27.Rc1 Nc4 28.Qb4 Bb5 29.d6 Bf8 30.Bxf8 Rxf8 31.Rxc4 Bxc4 32.Qxc4 Kg7 33.Qc7, Black resigns.