Saturday, June 5, 2010

Marshall Chess Club Swiss 6/5/2010

In today's game/30 Swiss at the Marshall Chess Club, I took a half-point bye in round one. My score in the four games that I played was 2-0-2.

Round Two: Sicilian Defense, Accelerated Fianchetto

Jim West (USCF 2204) - Casey Jacobs (USCF 1827), Marshall Chess Club 6/5/2010

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 g6 5.c4 Bg7 6.Be3 Nf6 7.Nc3 Ng4 8.Qxg4 Nxd4 9.Qd1 Nc6 10.Rc1 O-O 11.Be2 d6 12.O-O Bd7 13.Qd2 Rc8 14.f4 f5

15.Bf3 Qa5 16.e5 Be6 17.Bd5 Bxd5 18.Qxd5+ Qxd5 19.cxd5 Nb4 20.exd6 exd6 21.Rfd1 Bxc3 22.bxc3 Nxa2 23.Rc2 Rxc3 24.Rxa2 Rxe3 25.Rxa7 Rb8 26.Rb1 b5 27.Rc1 b4 28.Rcc7 b3

29.Rg7+ Kh8 30.Rxh7+ Kg8 31.Rag7+ Kf8 32.Rf7+ Kg8 33.Rfg7+ Kf8 34.Ra7 Kg8 35.Rag7+ Kf8 36.Rb7 Rxb7 37.Rxb7 Rd3 38.Kf2 Rd2+ 39.Ke3 Rxg2 40.Rxb3 Rxh2 41.Rb7 Ke8 42.Rg7 Rg2, draw.

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Round Three: Philidor Counter Gambit

Levy Rozman (USCF 2049) - Jim West (USCF 2204), Marshall Chess Club 6/5/2010

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.Nc3 fxe4 5.Nxe4 d5 6.Ng3 e4 7.Ne5 Nf6 8.Be2 Bd6 9.O-O O-O 10.f4 c5 11.Be3 cxd4 12.Bxd4 Nc6 13.c4 Qe7

14.Kh1 Nxd4 15.Qxd4 Bc5 16.Qd1 d4 17.b4 Bxb4 18.Qxd4 Bc5 19.Qc3 b6 20.Rad1 Bb7 21.Nf5 Qe6 22.Nd4 Bxd4 23.Qxd4 Qe7 24.c5 bxc5 25.Bc4+ Kh8 26.Qd6 Qxd6 27.Rxd6 g6 28.Nf7+ Kg7 29.Ng5 Bc8 30.Re1 Bf5 31.h3 Rfd8 32.Rc6 Rac8 33.Ra6 Rc7

34.Be6 h6 35.Bxf5 hxg5 36.fxg5 gxf5 37.Rxf6 Rf8 38.Rxf8 Kxf8 39.Rf1 Rf7 40.Rc1 e3 41.Rxc5 e2 42.Rc1 Rd7, White resigns.

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Round Four: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Ed Kopiecki (USCF 1989) - Jim West (USCF 2204), Marshall Chess Club 6/5/2010

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bg5 e6 7.f4 Be7 8.Qf3 Qc7 9.O-O-O Nbd7 10.Bd3 b5 11.Rhe1 Bb7 12.Qg3 O-O-O

13.Bxb5 axb5 14.Ndxb5 Qb6 15.e5 Nc5 16.exf6 gxf6 17.Bh4 Rhg8 18.Qe3 Rxg2 19.Bg3 f5 20.Na3 h5 21.Nc4 Qa6 22.Qd4 h4 23.Bf2 Rxf2 24.Nxd6+ Bxd6 25.Qxf2 Ne4 26.Nxe4 Bxe4 27.Re3 Qxa2

28.Rc3+ Bc7 29.Rxc7+ Kxc7 30.Qc5+ Bc6 31.Rxd8 Kxd8 32.Qxc6 Qa1+ 33.Kd2 Qxb2 34.Qc5 Kd7 35.Qa7+ Ke8 36.Qa8+ Ke7 37.Qa7+ Kf6 38.Qf2 Qb4+ 39.Kc1 Qa3+ 40.Kd2 Qa5+ 41.Kc1 Qa3+ 42.Kd2 Qh3

43.c4 Qg4 44.c5 h3 45.Qd4+ Kg6 46.Kc3 Qf3+ 47.Kc4 Qe2+ 48.Kb4 Qxh2 49.c6 Qc2 50.Qg1+ Kh7 51.Kb5 Qd3+ 52.Kb6 Qb3+ 53.Ka7 Qa4+ 54.Kb7 Qb5+ 55.Kc7 Qa5+ 56.Kb7 Qb5+ 57.Kc7, draw.

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Round Five: Sicilian Defense, Paulsen Variation

Jim West (USCF 2204) - Mark Young (USCF 1975), Marshall Chess Club 6/5/2010

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6 5.Nc3 Qc7 6.g3 Nc6 7.Bg2 Nf6 8.O-O Be7 9.Bf4 Ne5 10.Nf3 d6 11.Nxe5 dxe5 12.Be3 O-O 13.a3 b5 14.Qe2 Bb7

15.Rfd1 Rfd8 16.Rxd8+ Rxd8 17.Rd1 h6 18.Rxd8+ Qxd8 19.Qd2 Qxd2 20.Bxd2 Nd7 21.Be3 Kf8 22.f3 Nb8 23.Bf1 Nc6 24.Bd3 Nd4 25.Kf2 Ke8 26.f4 Nc6 27.f5 exf5 28.exf5 Nd4 29.g4 Bh4+ 30.Kf1 Kd7 31.Ne4 Bxe4 32.Bxe4 Be7 33.c3 Nc6 34.Bd5 f6

35.Ke2 Kd6 36.Be6 Nd8 37.Bc8 a5 38.b4 axb4 39.axb4 Kc7 40.Ba6 Kc6 41.c4 Bxb4 42.cxb5+ Kc7 43.Kd3 Kd7 44.Kc4 Be7 45.Kd5 Kc7 46.Bd2 Kb6 47.Be3+ Kc7 48.Ba7 Nb7 49.Bxb7 Kxb7 50.Be3 Bd8

51.Ke6 Bb6 52.Bd2 e4 53.Kf7 Bf2 54.Kxg7 e3 55.Ba5 Bh4 56.Kxh6 Bg5+ 57.Kg6 Bh4 58.Kh5 Bf2 59.h4 e2 60.g5 fxg5 61.hxg5 e1=Q 62.Bxe1 Bxe1 63.g6 Kc7 64.g7, Black resigns.