Sunday, April 3, 2011

Marshall April Grand Prix, Day 1

On Saturday, I won the following game at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Two: Nimzovich-Larsen Attack

Darren Lustig (USCF 1881) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 4/2/2011

1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 d6 3.Nbd2 Nbd7 4.b3 g6 5.Bb2 Bg7 6.g3 O-O 7.Bg2 e5 8.dxe5 Ng4 9.O-O Ngxe5 10.Qc1 Nxf3+ 11.Nxf3 Re8 12.Bxg7 Kxg7 13.Qb2+ Qf6 14.Qxf6+ Nxf6 15.e3 d5 16.Rad1 Bg4

17.Rd2 Bxf3 18.Bxf3 c6 19.Rfd1 Ne4 20.Bxe4 Rxe4 21.Kg2 Rae8 22.Kf3 h5 23.Rd4 g5 24.h3 g4+ 25.hxg4 hxg4+ 26.Ke2 f5 27.R1d3 Kf6 28.c4 dxc4 29.bxc4 c5 30.Rd6+ R8e6 31.Rd7 Rxc4 32.Rxb7 Ra6 33.Rd2 Rca4 34.Rbb2 c4 35.Rbc2 Ke5

36.f3 Rh6 37.fxg4 fxg4 38.Kf1 Rh1+ 39.Kg2 Ra1 40.Kf2 a5 41.Ke2 Rh1 42.Kf2 Rh2+ 43.Ke1 Rxd2 44.Kxd2 Ke4 45.Ke2 c3 46.Kf2 Kd3, White resigns.