Monday, April 5, 2010

Marshall April Open, Day 2

On Sunday, I had an exciting draw in the Marshall April Open, held at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Three: Sicilian Defense, Dragon Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Miles Hinson (USCF 2017), Marshall Chess Club 4/4/2010

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 g6 6.Be3 Bg7 7.f3 O-O 8.Qd2 Nc6 9.Bc4 Bd7 10.h4 h5 11.O-O-O Rc8 12.Bb3 Ne5 13.Bg5 Rc5 14.Kb1 b5 15.g4 a5

16.Bxf6 Bxf6 17.gxh5 a4 18.Bd5 b4 19.hxg6 e6 20.gxf7+ Kxf7 21.Nxa4 exd5 22.Nxc5 dxc5 23.Nf5 Bxf5 24.exf5 d4 25.f4 Nc4 26.Qe2 Ne3 27.Qh5+ Ke7 28.Rhe1 Qa8

29.Qh7+ Rf7 30.Rxe3+ dxe3 31.Rd7+ Kxd7 32.Qxf7+ Be7 33.Qe6+ Ke8 34.Qg8+ Bf8 35.Qe6+ Be7 36.Qg6+ Kd7 37.Qe6+ Ke8, draw.