Saturday, August 14, 2010

DOCA FIDE Invitational, Day 1

Last night, the 2nd Annual FIDE Invitational began at the Dean of Chess Academy.

Round One: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Rahul Swaminathan (FIDE 2085) - Jim West (FIDE 2090), Branchburg NJ 8/13/2010

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bc4 e6 7.Bb3 b5 8.Bg5 Be7 9.Qf3 Qb6 10.O-O-O O-O 11.Rhe1 Nc6 12.Be3 Nxd4 13.Bxd4 Qb7 14.Qg3 e5 15.Be3 Be6 16.Bg5 Qc7

17.Kb1 b4 18.Bxf6 Bxf6 19.Nd5 Bxd5 20.Bxd5 Rac8 21.Qd3 Qb6 22.Re3 a5 23.Bb3 Rfd8 24.Rf3 Qa7 25.Ba4 Qd4 26.Qe2 Qc4 27.Rdd3 d5 28.Rfe3 dxe4 29.Rxe4 Rd4 30.Rexd4 exd4 31.Qe4 Qc7 32.g3 Rd8 33.Rd1 Qe5

34.Qxe5 Bxe5 35.Re1 Bf6 36.Re8+ Rxe8 37.Bxe8 Kf8 38.Bb5 g5 39.Kc1 Be5 40.Kd2 Ke7 41.Bd3 h5 42.Bf5 h4 43.Kd3 hxg3 44.hxg3 Kd6 45.Kc4 Kc6 46.Be4+ Kb6 47.Kd5 f6 48.b3 Kb5 49.Bd3+ Kb6 50.Be2 Kc7 51.Kc5 Kd7 52.Bg4+ Kd8 53.Bf5 Ke7

54.Kb6 Kd6 55.Kxa5 Kc5 56.Ka4 Bc7 57.a3 bxa3 58.Kxa3 Ba5 59.f3 Be1 60.g4 Bb4+ 61.Kb2 Bd2 62.Bd3 Kb4, draw.