Sunday, December 26, 2010

Empire City Open, Day 1

Earlier today, I drew this game in the Empire City Open at the New Yorker Hotel.

Round One: Philidor Defense

Jim West (FIDE 2110) - IM Jay Bonin (FIDE 2322), Empire City Open 12/26/2010

1.e4 c6 2.d4 d6 3.Nf3 Bg4 4.h3 Bh5 5.Be2 Bxf3 6.Bxf3 Nd7 7.O-O e5 8.a4 Be7 9.Be3 Bg5 10.Re1 Bxe3 11.Rxe3 Ngf6 12.dxe5 dxe5 13.Qd6 Qe7 14.Qxe7+ Kxe7 15.Nc3 a5 16.Rd1 Nc5

17.Re2 Rhd8 18.Red2 Rxd2 19.Rxd2 Ra6 20.b3 Rb6 21.Kf1 Rb4 22.Re2 b5 23.axb5 cxb5 24.Rd2 a4 25.Rd5 axb3 26.cxb3 Ncd7 27.Rxb5 Rxb5 28.Nxb5 Nc5 29.Nc3 Nxb3 30.Ke2 Kd6 31.Ke3 Kc5 32.Na4+ Kb4 33.Nb2 Nc5 34.Nd3+ Nxd3 35.Kxd3 Nd7

36.Be2 Nc5+ 37.Ke3 Kc3 38.Bb5 Ne6 39.g3 Nd4 40.Ba4 Nc2+ 41.Bxc2 Kxc2 42.h4 Kd1 43.f4 f6 44.fxe5 fxe5 45.Kd3 Ke1 46.Kc4 Kf2 47.Kd5 Kxg3 48.Kxe5 Kxh4 49.Kd6 g5 50.e5 g4 51.e6 g3 52.e7 g2 53.e8=Q g1=Q 54.Qe7+, draw.