Monday, October 18, 2010

Marshall October Grand Prix, Day 2

On Sunday, I won the following game at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Three: French Defense, Exchange Variation

Jim West (USCF 2203) - Isaac Barayev (USCF 1970), Marshall Chess Club 10/17/2010

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 exd5 4.Nf3 Bd6 5.Bd3 Ne7 6.O-O O-O 7.Re1 c5 8.dxc5 Bxc5 9.c3 Nbc6 10.Qc2 h6 11.Bf4 Be6 12.Nbd2 Rc8 13.Rad1 Bd6

14.Bxd6 Qxd6 15.Nc4 Qb8 16.Nce5 Nb4 17.Bh7+ Kh8 18.Qb1 Nbc6 19.Bc2 Nxe5 20.Nxe5 Nc6 21.Nxc6 Rxc6 22.Bb3 Rd6 23.Rd4 Rfd8 24.Red1 a6 25.a3 b5 26.Qd3 R6d7 27.Bc2 g6 28.Qe3 Kg7 29.Rh4 Rh8 30.Qd4+ Kg8 31.Qf6 Qd8

32.Qxd8+ Rxd8 33.Bb3 Kg7 34.Rhd4 Rhe8 35.Kf1 Re7 36.Bxd5 Bxd5 37.Rxd5 Rxd5 38.Rxd5 Re6 39.a4 bxa4 40.Ra5 Rb6 41.Rxa4 Rxb2 42.Rxa6 Rb7 43.Ke2 Re7+ 44.Kd2 Rd7+ 45.Kc2 Re7 46.Rd6 Re2+ 47.Rd2 Re7 48.c4 Rc7 49.Kc3 Kf6

50.Kb4 Rb7+ 51.Ka5 Rc7 52.Kb5 Ke7 53.c5 Rb7+ 54.Kc6 Ra7 55.Kb6 Ra1 56.c6 Rb1+ 57.Kc7 Rc1 58.Re2+ Kf8 59.Kd7 Rd1+ 60.Kc8 Rc1 61.c7 Rc3 62.Re4 Rb3 63.Kd7 Rd3+ 64.Kc6 Rc3+ 65.Kd6 f6 66.Rb4 Rd3+ 67.Kc5 Rc3+ 68.Rc4, Black resigns.