Sunday, February 28, 2010

Hamilton Quads 2/27/2010

NM Dragan Milovanovic and I tied for first place in quad one, at yesterday's Hamilton quads, with identical scores of 1-0-2.

Round One: Budapest Gambit, Fajarowicz Variation

Dragan Milovanovic (USCF 2256) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Hamilton NJ 2/27/2010

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5 3.dxe5 Ne4 4.Nf3 Bb4+ 5.Bd2 Nxd2 6.Nbxd2 Nc6 7.g3 Qe7 8.Bg2 Nxe5 9.O-O O-O 10.Nxe5 Qxe5 11.a3 Bxd2 12.Qxd2 a5 13.b3 Ra6 14.Rfd1 Rd6 15.Qc2 Rxd1+ 16.Rxd1 b6 17.b4 axb4 18.axb4 d6 19.e4 Bb7

20.f4 Qe8 21.Ra1 f5 22.exf5 Bxg2 23.Kxg2 Qc6+ 24.Kg1 b5 25.Rc1 bxc4 26.Qxc4+ Qxc4 27.Rxc4 Rb8 28.Rxc7 Rxb4 29.Rd7 Rb5 30.f6 gxf6 31.Rxd6 Kg7 32.Kg2 h5 33.Kh3 Rb2 34.Rd7+ Kg6

35.g4 hxg4+ 36.Kxg4 Rg2+ 37.Kh3 Rg1 38.Rd5 f5 39.Rd3 Kf6 40.Rd6+ Kg7 41.Rd2 Kf6 42.Rg2 Ra1 43.Rf2 Ra3+ 44.Kh4 Ra8 45.Rb2 Rh8+ 46.Kg3 Rg8+ 47.Kf3 Rh8 48.Rb6+ Kf7 49.Kg3, draw.

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Round Two: French Defense, Exchange Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Steve Stoyko (USCF 2253), Hamilton NJ 2/27/2010

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 exd5 4.Nf3 Bg4 5.Bd3 Nc6 6.c3 Bd6 7.O-O Nge7 8.Re1 Qd7 9.Nbd2 O-O 10.h3 Bf5 11.Nf1 Rae8 12.Bg5 f6 13.Bh4 Ng6

14.Bxf5 Qxf5 15.Bg3 Rxe1 16.Nxe1 Nf4 17.Qf3 Qe4 18.Bxf4 Bxf4 19.g3 Qxf3 20.Nxf3 Bd6 21.Re1 Kf7 22.Ne3 Ne7 23.a4 a5 24.Kf1 Rb8 25.Re2 g6 26.Ne1 c6 27.Nd3 b5 28.axb5 cxb5 29.Kg2 a4 30.h4 Ra8

31.Nc2 a3 32.bxa3 Bxa3 33.Ncb4 Bxb4 34.Nxb4 Ra3 35.g4 Ra8 36.f4 Rd8 37.Kf2 Rd6 38.Ra2 h5 39.gxh5 gxh5 40.Ra8 Rd7 41.Rb8 Rc7 42.Rxb5 Rxc3 43.Nxd5 Rc2+ 44.Kg1 Nxd5 45.Rxd5 Rd2 46.Rxh5 Rxd4, draw.

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Round Three: Petroff Defense

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Mark Kernighan (USCF 2200), Hamilton NJ 2/27/2010

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nxe5 d6 4.Nxf3 Nxe4 5.Qe2 Qe7 6.d3 Nf6 7.Bg5 Qxe2+ 8.Bxe2 Be7 9.Nc3 h6 10.Bh4 Nc6 11.O-O-O Bf5 12.d4 O-O

13.d5 Ne5 14.Nxe5 dxe5 15.Bg3 Bd6 16.Bd3 Bxd3 17.Rxd3 Nh5 18.Ne4 f5 19.Nxd6 cxd6 20.f3 Rfc8 21.Rhd1 g5 22.R3d2 Rc7 23.Bf2 Nf4 24,Be3 b6 25.Bxf4 gxf4 26,g3 fxg3 27.hxg3 Rg7 28.Rg2 f4 29.g4 h5 30.Rdg1 hxg4 31.Rxg4 Rxg4 32.Rxg4+ Kf7

33.Rh4 Kg6 34.Rg4+ Kf6 35.Rh4 Rg8 36.Rh6+ Kf5 37.Rh5+ Kg6 38.Rh4 Rc8 39.Rg4+ Kf6 40.Rh4 Kg6 41.Rg4+ Kf5 42.Rg7 Rc5 43.Rf7+ Kg5 44.Rxa7 Rxd5 45.a4 Kh4 46.Rg7 Rd4 47.b3 Kh3 48.Rg4 Re4 49.Rg6 Re3 50.Rxd6 Rxf3 51.Rxb6 e4

52.Re6 Rf1+ 53.Kd2 e3+ 54.Ke2 Rf2+ 55.Kd3 Kg4 56.a5 Kf5 57.Re8 Rd2+ 58.Kc3 Rd6 59.b4 Rc6+ 60.Kb3 Re6 61.Rxe6 Kxe6 62.Kc3 f3 63.Kd3 f2 64.Ke2 Kd5 65.a6 Kc6 66.c4 Kc7 67.b5 Kb6 68.c5+ Kc7 69.a7 Kb7 70.b6 Ka8 71.Kf1 Kb7 72.c6+ Ka8 73.c7, Black resigns.