Sunday, March 21, 2010

Only NJ Championship, Day 1

Here are the games that I played on Saturday in the Only New Jersey Championship, at the Dean of Chess Academy.

Round One: Catalan Opening

Dean Ippolito (FIDE 2466) - Jim West (FIDE 2094), Branchburg NJ 3/20/2010

1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.c4 d5 4.g3 Be7 5.Bg2 O-O 6.O-O dxc4 7.Qc2 a6 8.a4 c5 9.dxc5 Bxc5 10.Nbd2 Nc6 11.Nxc4 Qe7 12.Nce5 Nxe5 13.Nxe5 Rd8 14.Bg5 Bd4

15.Ng4 h6 16.Nxf6+ Bxf6 17.Bxf6 Qxf6 18.Rfd1 e5 19.Rxd8+ Qxd8 20.Qc5 f6 21.Rc1 Rb8 22.a5 Be6 23.Qc7 Qxc7 24.Rxc7 Rc8 25.Rxc8+ Bxc8 26.f4 exf4 27.gxf4 g5 28.Kf2 Kf7 29.Ke3 Ke7 30.Kd4 Kd6 31.e3 Kc7 32.fxg5 hxg5 33.Kc5 Bd7

34.Bd5 Bc8 35.Bc4 Bd7 36.Kd5 Bc8 37.Bd3 Bd7 38.e4 Bh3 39.Be2 Kd7 40.Bh5 Be6+ 41.Kc5 Kc7 42.Bg6 Bb3 43.Bh5 Be6 44.Bf3 Bb3 45.Kd4 Kd6 46.Bg4 Bc2 47.Bc8 Kc7 48.Be6 b6 49.axb6+ Kxb6 50.e5 f5

51.Bc4 f4 52.e6 g4 53.e7 Bg6 54.Bd5 a5 55.Be4 Be8 56.Ke5 f3 57.Kf4 f2 58.Bg2 Bd7 59.Kg3 Kc5 60.Kxf2 Kd6 61.Kg3 Kxe7 62.Bf1 Kf6 63.Kf4 a4 64.Be2 Kg6 65.Bxg4 Bb5 66.h4 Kf6 67.Bd1 Kg6

68.Ke5 Kh6 69.Kd6 a3 70.bxa3 Be8 71.Kc5 Bd7 72.Kb4 Be8 73.Be2 Bc6 74.Bb5 Bf3 75.a4 Kh5 76.a5 Kxh4 77.a6 Kg5 78.Kc5 Kf6 79.Bc6, Black resigns.

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Round Two: French Defense, Exchange Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Ken Thomas (USCF 1717), Branchburg NJ 3/20/2010

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 exd5 4.Nf3 Nf6 5.Bd3 Bd6 6.O-O O-O 7.Nc3 h6 8.Nb5 Bb4 9.Bf4 Ba5 10.c3 a6 11.Na3 Nc6 12.Nc2 Bg4

13.h3 Be6 14.Qd2 Ne4 15.Qd1 Ne7 16.Re1 Ng6 17.Bh2 f5 18.Ne5 Qf6 19.Qh5 Kh7 20.Nxg6 Qxg6 21.Qxg6+ Kxg6 22.f3 Ng5 23.h4 Rae8 24.hxg5 hxg5 25.g4, Black resigns.