Sunday, January 31, 2010

Marshall Chess Club Swiss 1/30/2010

Playing in yesterday's game/60 Swiss at the Marshall Chess Club, I finished with a score of 2-1-1. Here are my best games.

Round Two: Pribyl Defense

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Asa Hoffmann (USCF 2308), Marshall Chess Club 1/30/2010

1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 c6 4.f4 Qa5 5.Bd3 e5 6.dxe5 dxe5 7.f5 b5 8.Bd2 Qb6 9.Qe2 Bc5 10.Nh3 a5 11.Nd1 Na6 12.Nhf2 Nb4 13.Be3 Ba6 14.O-O Rd8

15.a3 Nxd3 16.cxd3 O-O 17.Rc1 Bxe3 18.Qxe3 Qb7 19.Qc5 b4 20.axb4 Qxb4 21.Qxe5 Bxd3 22.Nxd3 Rxd3 23.Nf2 Rd4 24.Rxc6 Re8 25.Qc5 Nxe4 26.Qxb4 axb4 27.Nxe4 Rdxe4 28.Rb6 h5 29.g3 Rc8 30.Rf2 Kh7 31.Kg2 h4

32.Kh3 hxg3 33.hxg3 f6 34.Rf4 Rcc4 35.Rxe4 Rxe4 36.g4 Re3+ 37.Kh4 Rb3 38.g5 fxg5+ 39.Kxg5 Rxb2 40.f6 Rg2+ 41.Kf4 Rf2+ 42.Kg3 Rxf6 43.Rxb4 Kh6 44.Rb3 Kg5 45.Ra3 Re6 46.Ra5+ Kf6 47.Ra3 Kf5 48.Rb3 Re5 49.Ra3 g5 50.Rb3 Rd5

51.Ra3 Kg6 52.Rb3 Kh5 53.Ra3 Rd1 54.Kg2 Kh4 55.Rb3 Rd2+ 56.Kg1 g4 57.Ra3 Rc2 58.Rb3 g3 59.Rb8, draw.

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Round Three: Philidor Counter Gambit

Sriranga Dattatreya (USCF 1727) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 1/30/2010

1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 Nc6 3.Nf3 d6 4.d4 f5 5.Nc3 Nf6 6.Ng5 Qe7 7.Nf7 Na5 8.Nxh8 Nxc4 9.Bg5 Be6 10.Qd3 exd4 11.Qxd4 c5 12.Qd3 O-O-O 13.O-O-O fxe4

14.Bxf6 exd3 15.Bxe7 Bxe7 16.cxd3 Ne5 17.f4 Nc6 18.Rhe1 Bg4 19.Nf7 Rf8 20.Nd5 Rxf7 21.Rd2 Kd7 22.h3 Be6 23.Nxe7 Nxe7 24.Rde2 Bxa2 25.Kc2 Bd5 26.Kc3 Bc6 27.g4 Nd5+ 28.Kb3 Nxf4 29.Rf2 g5 30.h4 h6 31.hxg5 hxg5

32.Kc2 Rh7 33.Re3 Bb5 34.b3 Bxd3+ 35.Rxd3 Nxd3 36.Kxd3 Rh3+ 37.Kc4 Kc6 38.Rf5 b5#.