Sunday, November 14, 2010

Rahway Game/45 Swiss 11/14/2010

Today's game/45 Swiss tournament at Chess Mates was a three-round event, ending in a tie for first place between Anthony Norris and me with identical scores of 2-0-1.

Round Three: Sicilian Defense, Accelerated Fianchetto

Jim West (USCF 2216) - Anthony Norris (USCF 1958), Rahway NJ 11/14/2010

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 g6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nc6 5.Nc3 Bg7 6.Be3 Nf6 7.Bc4 O-O 8.Bb3 a5 9.f3 d5 10.exd5 Nb4 11.Nde2 a4 12.Nxa4 Nfxd5 13.Bf2 b5 14.Nac3 Nxc3 15.Nxc3 Bf5 16.O-O Qxd1 17.Rfxd1 Bxc2 18.Bxc2 Nxc2 19.Rac1 Bxc3 20.Rxc2 Be5

21.Rd5 Bd6 22.Rxb5 Rxa2 23.g4 Rd8 24.Kg2 Kg7 25.Bb6 Rd7 26.Ra5 Rxa5 27.Bxa5 Rb7 28.Bc3+ f6 29.h4 Kf7 30.Re2 e5 31.h5 gxh5 32.gxh5 Rb5 33.Kh3 Bb4 34.Re4 Bxc3 35.bxc3 f5 36.Rc4 Kf6 37.Kh4 Rb6 38.Rc7 e4

39.Rxh7 Rb3 40.Rh6+ Kf7 41.fxe4 fxe4 42.Rc6 Rb2 43.Kg4 e3 44.Kf3 e2 45.Kf2 Kg7 46.Ke1 Rc2 47.c4 Ra2 48.c5 Kh7 49.Re6 Rc2 50.c6 Kg7 51.h6+ Kh7 52.Kf2 Kh8, draw.