Monday, July 19, 2010

"Chess Mates" Game/45 Swiss 7/18/2010

20 players participated in Sunday's game/45 Swiss at Chess Mates, where I finished with a score of 3-2-0. Here is my best game.

Round One: Philidor Counter Gambit

Paul Joseph (USCF 1855) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Rahway NJ 7/18/2010

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.dxe5 fxe4 5.Ng5 d5 6.e6 Bc5 7.Nf7 Qf6 8.Qe2 Bxe6 9.Nxh8 Nc6 10.c3 O-O-O 11.Be3 Bxe3 12.fxe3 Nh6 13.Nd2 Rxh8

14.h3 Nf5 15.Qf2 h5 16.O-O-O h4 17.Nb3 Rd8 18.Nc5 Bf7 19.Bb5 Ng3 20.Qxf6 gxf6 21.Rhe1 Ne5 22.Kc2 c6 23.Bf1 Rg8 24.Rd2 b6 25.Nb3 c5 26.Rf2 Nd3

27.Bxd3 exd3+ 28.Kxd3 c4+ 29.Kd4 Ne4 30.Rfe2 cxb3 31.axb3 Nc5 32.c4 Nxb3+ 33.Kc3 dxc4 34.Rf1 Nc5 35.Rf4 Rd8 36.Rd2 Re8 37.Re2 Bh5 38.Re1 b5 39.Rxh4 Na4+ 40.Kc2 Bg6+ 41.Kc1 Nc5 42.Re2 Bd3 43.Rf2 f5

44.Rd4 Nb3+ 45.Kd1 Nxd4 46.exd4 Rd8 47.Rf4 Be4 48.h4 Rxd4+ 49.Kc1 Rd3 50.h5 Rg3 51.h6 Rxg2 52.Rh4 Rg8 53.Kd2 Rh8 54.Ke3 a5 55.Kd4 Bd3 56.Kc5 b4 57.Kb5 c3+ 58.Kxa5 cxb2, White resigns.