Monday, September 27, 2010

Marshall September Grand Prix, Day 2

On Sunday, I played the following game at the Marshall Chess Club, on day two of the Marshall September Grand Prix.

Round Three: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Jim West (FIDE 2104) - Alena Kats (FIDE 2055), Marshall Chess Club 9/26/2010

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bc4 e6 7.Bb3 Be7 8.f4 Qc7 9.Qf3 Nc6 10.Be3 Bd7 11.O-O O-O

12.f5 exf5 13.Nxf5 Bxf5 14.Qxf5 Ne5 15.Bd4 Rad8 16.Rae1 b5 17.a3 Rd7 18.Kh1 Bd8 19.Re3 Nfg4 20.Rg3 Nh6 21.Qh3 Kh8 22.Nd5 Qb7 23.Be3 Ng8 24.Qf5 g6 25.Qf4 f6 26.Bd4 Rg7 27.Qe3 Qd7 28.Qc3 a5 29.Nf4 Re8 30.Bd5 Ne7

31.Ne6 Nxd5 32.exd5 Rf7 33.h3 Qb7 34.Nxd8 Rxd8 35.Qxa5 Ra8 36.Qc3 Qxd5 37.Bxe5, draw.