Sunday, August 29, 2010

Rahway Grand Prix 8/29/2010

Pictured above are the three prize winners in today's grand prix event at Chess Mates, Justin Sarkar (2nd place), Yaacov Norowitz (1st place) and Mauricio Camejo (3rd place) respectively.

Rahul Swaminathan and I tied for 4th place.

Round Four: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Rahul Swaminathan (USCF 2165) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Rahway NJ 8/29/2010

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bc4 e6 7.Bb3 b5 8.Bg5 b4 9.Nce2 Be7 10.Ng3 O-O 11.O-O Bb7 12.Re1 Nbd7

13.Bxf6 Nxf6 14.Qd2 Qb6 15.Rad1 a5 16.Ba4 Rfd8 17.Kh1 Nd7 18.Bxd7 Rxd7 19.f4 Bf6 20.c3 bxc3 21.bxc3 Rc8 22.Nh5 Bxd4 23.cxd4 Qb5 24.f5 h6 25.Re3 exf5 26.Rb3 Qa4

27.Nf6+ gxf6 28.Qxh6 Rc3 29.Rd3 Qxb3 30.axb3 Rxd3 31.h3 Bxe4 32.Qxf6 Rxh3+ 33.Kg1 Rg3 34.d5 Rxg2+ 35.Kf1 Rg6 36.Qh4 Bxd5 37.b4 axb4 38.Qxb4 Be6 39.Qh4 Kg7 40.Qd4+ f6 41.Qe3 Kf7 42.Qh3 Kg7 43.Qe3 Bf7 44.Qf4 Rg5 45.Kf2 d5

46.Qd4 Rg4 47.Qd3 Bg6 48.Qb5 Re7 49.Qxd5 Rge4 50.Qd8 f4 51.Qd6 Bh5 52.Qc5 Re2+ 53.Kg1 Re1+ 54.Kg2 R7e2+, White resigns.