Sunday, May 30, 2010

NY May Open, Day 1

These games were played by me on Saturday, in the New York May Open, at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round One: English Opening

George Tom (FIDE 2055) - Jim West (FIDE 2096), Marshall Chess Club 5/29/2010

1.c4 f5 2.Nf3 b6 3.b3 Nf6 4.g3 Bb7 5.Bb2 e6 6.Bg2 Be7 7.O-O O-O 8.Nc3 a5 9.e3 Ne4 10.d3 Nxc3 11.Bxc3 Bf6 12.Qc2 Bxc3 13.Qxc3 Qf6 14.Rac1 d6 15.Nd2 Bxg2 16.Kxg2 Qxc3 17.Rxc3 e5 18.f4 Nd7

19.Kf3 Rae8 20.Rf2 Nc5 21.fxe5 dxe5 22.Ke2 f4 23.gxf4 exf4 24.d4 Ne4 25.Nxe4 Rxe4 26.d5 Rfe8 27.Kf3 fxe3 28.Re2 Kf7 29.Rcxe3 Rxe3+ 30.Rxe3 Rxe3+ 31.Kxe3 Kf6

32.Kd4 g5 33.Ke4 h5 34.a3 h4 35.b4 g4 36.c5 g3 37.hxg3 hxg3 38.Kf3 axb4 39.d6 Ke6 40.dxc7 Kd7 41.axb4 bxc5 42.bxc5 Kxc7 43.Kxg3 Kc6 44.Kf4 Kxc5, draw.

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Round Two: French Defense, Exchange Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Jehron Bryant (USCF 2042), Marshall Chess Club 5/29/2010

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 exd5 4.Nf3 Bd6 5.Bd3 Ne7 6.O-O O-O 7.Re1 Bf5 8.Bg5 Bxd3 9.Qxd3 f6 10.Bh4 c6 11.Nbd2 Ng6 12.Bg3 Na6 13.c3 Bxg3 14.hxg3 Qd7

15.Re3 Rae8 16.Rae1 Nc7 17.Nh4 Nxh4 18.gxh4 Rxe3 19.Rxe3 Re8 20.Rxe8+ Qxe8 21.Kf1 Qe6 22.a4 Ne8 23.Qe2 Qxe2+ 24.Kxe2 Nd6 25.Kd3 Kf7 26.a5 Ke6 27.b3 b6 28.axb6 axb6 29.g4 c5 30.dxc5 bxc5 31.f3 Ke5 32.Ke3 Nb5 33.f4+ Ke6 34.Kd3 Nd6

35.c4 dxc4+ 36.bxc4 g6 37.Nb3 Nb7 38.Ke3 h6 39.Kd3 f5 40.g5 h5 41.Nd2 Nd8 42.Nf3 Nc6 43.Kc3 Kd6 44.Ne1 Nd4 45.Kd3 Ke6 46.Ke3 Kd6 47.Nd3 Nc6 48.Kd2 Ne7 49.Ne5 Kc7 50.Kc3 Kb6 51.Kb3 Ka5 52.Ka3 Ka6

53.Nd7 Kb7 54.Nxc5+ Kc6 55.Nd3 Kd6 56.Kb3 Nc6 57.Kc3 Ke6 58.Nb4 Na5 59.c5 Kd7 60.Kd4 Nb3+ 61.Kd5 Nd2 62.Nd3, Black resigns.