Monday, December 20, 2010

Marshall December Grand Prix, Day 2

Yesterday I drew this game in the Marshall December Grand Prix tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Four: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Jim West (FIDE 2110) - George Berg (FIDE 2088), Marshall Chess Club 12/19/2010

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bc4 e6 7.Bb3 b5 8.O-O Be7 9.Be3 O-O 10.f4 b4 11.Na4 Bb7

12.e5 dxe5 13.Nxe6 fxe6 14.Bxe6+ Kh8 15.Qxd8 Rxd8 16.fxe5 Ng8 17.Nb6 Ra7 18.Nc4 Ra8 19.Nb6 Ra7 20.Rad1 Nc6 21.Rxd8 Nxd8 22.Bxg8 Kxg8 23.Nc8 Bxc8 24.Bxa7 Nc6 25.Bb6 Nxe5 26.Re1 Nc6

27.Re3 Kf7 28.c3 Be6 29.cxb4 Bxb4 30.a3 Bd6 31.h3 Bd5 32.Kf2 Bf4 33.Rd3 Ke6 34.Be3 Ne5 35.Rc3 Bxe3+ 36.Rxe3 Kd6 37.b4 Nc4 38.Rg3 g6 39.h4 Be4 40.a4 Bc6 41.h5 Ne5 42.hxg6 hxg6 43.b5 axb5 44.axb5 Bxb5 45.Ke3, draw.