Sunday, March 14, 2010

Westfield Quads 3/14/2010

With a score of 2-0-1, I won the top quad at today's Westfield quads.

Round One: Sicilian Defense, Paulsen Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Sameer Mujumdar (USCF 2173), Westfield NJ 3/14/2010

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6 5.Nc3 Qc7 6.g3 Nf6 7.Bg2 Nc6 8.O-O d6 9.Be3 Be7 10.h3 O-O 11.Nb3 b5 12.f4 Bb7

13.g4 Nd7 14.Qd2 Nb6 15.Bxb6 Qxb6+ 16.Kh1 Rad8 17.Rad1 h6 18.Rfe1 Bf6 19.Qe3 Qc7 20.Re2 b4 21.Na4 Na5 22.Nxa5 Qxa5 23.b3 Bc6 24.Qb6 Qxb6 25.Nxb6 Bc3 26.Re3 e5

27.fxe5 dxe5 28.Rxd8 Rxd8 29.Rd3 Bd4 30.Nd5 Bxd5 31.exd5 Kf8 32.Be4 Ke7 33.Rf3, draw.

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Round Two: Philidor Defense

Joe Lux (USCF 2106) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Westfield NJ 3/14/2010

1.Nf3 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 Nbd7 4.e4 e5 5.Bc4 Be7 6.O-O O-O 7.Qe2 c6 8.a4 a5 9.Rd1 Qc7 10.d5 Nb6

11.h3 cxd5 12.Bxd5 Nbxd5 13.Nxd5 Nxd5 14.Rxd5 Be6 15.Rd1 Rfc8 16.Ne1 Ra6 17.Ra3 Rc6 18.Qh5 Rc4 19.Rg3 Rxe4 20.Bg5 g6 21.Qf3 d5

22.Nd3 Bxg5 23.Rxg5 h6 24.Rg3 Qe7 25.c3 Kh7 26.Kh2 h5, White resigns.

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Round Three: Petroff Defense

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Mark Kernighan (USCF 2209), Westfield NJ 3/14/2010

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.Nxe5 d6 4.Nf3 Nxe4 5.Qe2 Qe7 6.d3 Nf6 7.Bg5 Qxe2+ 8.Bxe2 Be7 9.Nc3 c6 10.O-O-O Ng4 11.Bxe7 Kxe7 12.Rhf1 Nd7 13.Rde1 Ngf6 14.Bd1+ Kf8 15.d4 Nb6

16.Be2 Bd7 17.Bd3 Re8 18.Rxe8+ Kxe8 19.Ne4 Nxe4 20.Bxe4 Ke7 21.Bd3 Kf6 22.Re1 Re8 23.Rxe8 Bxe8 24.c4 h6 25.Nd2 Bd7 26.Ne4+ Ke7 27.c5 Nc8 28.Kd2 Be6 29.a3 Bd5 30.g3 Kd7 31.b4 dxc5 32.dxc5 Kc7 33.Ke3 Ne7

34.Nd6 Be6 35.Ne8+ Kd7 36.Nxg7 Nd5+ 37.Kd4 Bg4 38.Bf5+ Bxf5 39.Nxf5 h5 40.Nd6 Nc7 41.Kc4 b5+ 42.cxb6 axb6 43.Nxf7 Ke6 44.Ng5+ Kf5 45.h4 Nb5 46.a4 Nd6+ 47.Kd4 Nb7 48.Ne4 Kg4 49.Ke3 Kf5 50.f3 Ke5 51.g4 hxg4 52.fxg4 Nd8

53.a5 bxa5 54.bxa5 Ne6 55.a6 Nc7 56.a7 Nd5+ 57.Kf3 Nc7 58.h5 Ke6 59.h6 Kf7 60.g5 Kg6 61.Kg4 Na8 62.Nf6 c5 63.Nd7 c4 64.Ne5+ Kh7 65.Nxc4 Kg6 66.Ne5+ Kh7 67.Kh5 Nc7 68.g6+ Kh8 69.Kg5 Kg8 70.Kf6 Na8 71.h7+, Black resigns.