Sunday, March 6, 2011

New York March Open, Day 1

On Saturday, I won this game in the New York March Open at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round One: French Defense, Exchange Variation

Jim West (FIDE 2135) - H.W. Char (FIDE 2017), Marshall Chess Club 3/5/2011

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 exd5 4.Nf3 Nf6 5.Bd3 Bd6 6.O-O O-O 7.Nc3 c6 8.Bg5 Bg4 9.h3 Bh5 10.g4 Bg6 11.Ne5 Bxd3 12.Qxd3 Be7 13.Rae1 Nbd7 14.f4 Re8

15.Re2 Nf8 16.Rfe1 h6 17.Bh4 c5 18.Bf2 Ne6 19.Nxf7 Kxf7 20.Rxe6 Ne4 21.Nxe4 Kxe6 22.Nf6+ Kf7 23.Nxe8 Kxe8 24.dxc5 Qc7 25.Qxd5 Rc8 26.Qg8+ Kd7 27.Rd1+ Kc6 28.Qd5+ Kb5

29.a4+ Ka5 30.Be1+ Ka6 31.Qc4+, Black resigns.