Sunday, December 19, 2010

Marshall December Grand Prix, Day 1

On Saturday, I won this game in the Marshall December Grand Prix event at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Two: Philidor Counter Gambit

Michael Gutierrez (USCF 1733) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 12/18/2010

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bc4 f5 4.d4 Nc6 5.exf5 Bxf5 6.dxe5 dxe5 7.Qe2 Bd6 8.Bxg8 Rxg8 9.Qc4 Rf8 10.Bg5 Qd7 11.O-O h6 12.Be3 O-O-O 13.c3 g5 14.Qa4 a6 15.Na3 Nb8

16.Qxd7+ Nxd7 17.Rfe1 Bxa3 18.bxa3 Bg4 19.Nd2 Rfe8 20.f3 Bf5 21.Bf2 Nb8 22.Ne4 Bxe4 23.Rxe4 Nc6 24.Re2 Rd3 25.Rc1 Red8 26.h3 Rd1+ 27.Re1 Rxc1 28.Rxc1 Rd2 29.Ra1 Rc2 30.Be1 Kd7

31.Rd1+ Ke6 32.Rd2 Rxc3 33.Rd6+ cxd6 34.Bxc3 d5 35.Kf2 d4 36.Bb2 Kd5 37.g4 e4 38.fxe4+ Kxe4 39.a4 Nb4 40.Ba3 Nd3+ 41.Ke2 Nf4+ 42.Kd2 Nxh3 43.Bf8 Nf4 44.Bxh6 Ne6 45.Ke2 b5 46.axb5 axb5 47.a3 Kf4 48.Kd3 Kxg4, White resigns.