Monday, April 12, 2010

NY April Under 2300

Playing yesterday in the one day schedule of the New York April Under 2300, at the Marshall Chess Club, I finished with a score of 2-1-1. Here is the draw.

Round Three: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Jerry Monaco (USCF 1767), Marshall Chess Club 4/11/2010

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bc4 e6 7.Bb3 Nbd7 8.f4 Nc5 9.Qf3 Be7 10.f5 O-O 11.Be3 Qc7 12.O-O b5

13.fxe6 fxe6 14.Qh3 Nxb3 15.axb3 e5 16.Nf5 Bxf5 17.Qxf5 Qc8 18.Qxc8 Rfxc8 19.Bg5 b4 20.Bxf6 Bxf6 21.Nd5 Rxc2 22.Rf2 Rxf2 23.Kxf2 a5 24.Ke2 Rc8 25.Kd3 Rc5 26.Rf1 Kf7 27.Rf3 Ke6 28.g4 h6

29.Nxf6 gxf6 30.Rh3 d5 31.Rxh6 dxe4+ 32.Kxe4 Rc2 33.g5 Re2+ 34.Kd3 Rxb2 35.Rxf6+ Kd5 36.Ra6 e4+ 37.Ke3 Rxb3+ 38.Kf4 Rf3+ 39.Kg4 a4 40.Rxa4 Kc5 41.Ra5+ Kd4 42.h4 Rf1

43.Rb5 Kc3 44.h5 b3 45.h6 Rh1 46.Kf4 Rh4+ 47.Kg3 Rh1 48.Kf4 Rh4+ 49.Kg3, draw.