Monday, August 16, 2010

DOCA FIDE Invitational, Day 3

The first weekend of the 2nd Annual FIDE Invitational ended yesterday at the Dean of Chess Academy.

Round Four: Nimzovich Defense

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Matthew O'Brien (USCF 1995), Branchburg NJ 8/15/2010

1.e4 Nc6 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 e5 4.dxe5 Nxe5 5.Nxe5 dxe5 6.Qxd8+ Kxd8 7.Bc4 Ke8 8.Be3 Bb4+ 9.c3 Ba5 10.Nd2 Bb6 11.Bxb6 axb6 12.O-O Ke7 13.Bb3 Be6 14.Nc4 Bxc4 15.Bxc4 Nf6 16.f3 Rhd8 17.Rfd1 Ne8

18.Bb3 c6 19.Kf1 Nc7 20.Ke2 Ne6 21.Bxe6 Kxe6 22.Rxd8 Rxd8 23.a4 Ra8 24.Ra3 Kd6 25.Kd3 Kc7 26.Kc2 Rd8 27.b4 Rd6 28.Ra2 Rh6 29.h3 Rg6 30.Kd3 Rd6+ 31.Ke2 Rd8 32.a5 bxa5 33.Rxa5 f6

34.h4 g6 35.g4 Kd6 36.Ra1 h6 37.Ke3 Kc7 38.Ra5 Rd1 39.Ra8 Rc1 40.Kd2 Rf1 41.Ke2 Rc1 42.Rf8 Rxc3 43.Rxf6 Rc2+ 44.Kd3 Rh2 45.Rxg6 Rxh4 46.Ke3 Kb6 47.Rg7 c5 48.bxc5+ Kxc5 49.Rxb7 Kd6 50.Rb6+ Ke7 51.Rb5 Kf6 52.Rb6+ Ke7

53.Kf2 Kf7 54.Kg3 Rh1 55.Kg2 Rh4 56.Rb1 Kf6 57.Kg3 Kg5 58.Rb5 Rh1 59.Rxe5+ Kg6 60.Kf4 Rb1 61.Re6+ Kg7 62.Ra6 Rb5 63.e5 Rc5 64.Kf5 Rc7 65.f4 Rc1 66.Ra7+ Kh8 67.e6 h5 68.Kg6, Black resigns.

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Round Five: Budapest Gambit, Fajarowicz Variation

Andy Walker (USCF 1885) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Branchburg NJ 8/15/2010

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5 3.dxe5 Ne4 4.Nd2 Bb4 5.a3 Bxd2+ 6.Bxd2 Nxd2 7.Qxd2 Nc6 8.Nf3 Qe7 9.g3 Nxe5 10.Nxe5 Qxe5 11.Bg2 O-O 12.O-O a5 13.Rad1 Ra6 14.f4 Qc5+ 15.Qd4 Qxd4+ 16.Rxd4 Rb6 17.Rd2 d6

18.e4 a4 19.Rc1 c5 20.Rc3 f6 21.Rcd3 Be6 22.Bf1 Rd8 23.e5 Kf8 24.Rxd6 Rdxd6 25.exd6 Ke8 26.Be2 Kd7 27.Bd1 Ra6 28.Bf3 Rxd6 29.Rxd6+ Kxd6 30.Bxb7 Bxc4 31.Be4 h6 32.Kf2 g5

33.Ke3 Bd5 34.Bc2 Bc6 35.fxg5 fxg5 36.b3 axb3 37.Bxb3 Ke5 38.a4 h5 39.a5 Bb5 40.h4 gxh4 41.gxh4 Kd6 42.Bf7 Bd7 43.Bxh5 Bb5 44.Be2 c4 45.Bf3 Ba6 46.h5 Ke5 47.Be4 Kf6 48.h6 Bb5 49.Kd4 Ba6 50.Bd5 c3

51.Kxc3 Kg6 52.Bc4 Bc8 53.Kd4 Kxh6 54.Kc5 Kg5 55.Kd6 Kf4 56.Kc7 Bf5 57.a6 Ke5 58.a7 Be4 59.Ba6 Kd4 60.Bb7, Black resigns.