Monday, August 23, 2010

DOCA FIDE Invitational, Day 5

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

Round Eight: Benoni Defense

Dean Ippolito (FIDE 2458) - Jim West (FIDE 2090), Branchburg NJ 8/22/2010

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 3.Nc3 c5 4.d5 exd5 5.cxd5 d6 6.e4 a6 7.f4 Qc7 8.a4 Be7 9.Nf3 Bg4 10.Be2 Bxf3 11.Bxf3 Nbd7 12.O-O O-O 13.Kh1 Rab8 14.a5 Rfe8 15.g4 Kh8 16.Ra3 Bf8

17.Qe2 g5 18.fxg5 Ng8 19.Nd1 Ne5 20.Bg2 Ne7 21.Bd2 N7g6 22.Rh3 Bg7 23.Ne3 b5 24.axb6 Qxb6 25.Bc3 Qb5 26.Qf2 Qd7 27.Nf5 Rb6 28.Qg3 Reb8 29.Rh5 Rxb2 30.Qh3 Nf8 31.Nxg7 Kxg7

32.g6 fxg6 33.Rxe5 dxe5 34.Bxe5+ Kg8 35.Bxb8 Rxb8 36.e5 c4 37.e6 Qe7 38.Qc3 Rb3 39.Qe5 Rb5 40.Rf7 Rb1+ 41.Bf1, Black resigns.

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Round Nine: Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Variation

Jim West (FIDE 2090) - Steve Ferrero (FIDE 2153), Branchburg NJ 8/22/2010

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 d6 4.c3 Bd7 5.d4 f6 6.O-O Nge7 7.Re1 a6 8.Ba4 b5 9.Bb3 Na5 10.Bc2 Nc4 11.b3 Nb6 12.Be3 Nec8 13.Nbd2 Be7 14.h3 O-O

15.Nf1 Kh8 16.Ng3 Qe8 17.Nf5 Bxf5 18.exf5 Qf7 19.Nh4 Rd8 20.Ng6+ Kg8 21.Nxe7+ Nxe7 22.Qg4 Nd7 23.b4 d5 24.a4 c6 25.Ra3 a5 26.Rea1 axb4 27.cxb4 bxa4 28.Bxa4 Rab8

29.Bd2 exd4 30.Bc2 d3 31.Bxd3 Ne5 32.Qe2 Nxd3 33.Qxd3 Nc8 34.Ra8 Nd6, draw.