Sunday, April 24, 2011

Marshall Chess Club Swiss 4/23/2011

On Saturday, in a game/60 Swiss tournament at the Marshall Chess Club, I finished with a score of 3-0-0 with a half-point bye in the first round.

Round Two: Philidor Counter Gambit

Jonathan Chan (USCF 1629) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 4/23/2011

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.exf5 e4 5.Ng5 Nf6 6.Bc4 d5 7.Bb5+ c6 8.Be2 Bxf5 9.f3 Bd6 10.Nc3 O-O 11.fxe4 Nxe4 12.Ngxe4 Bxe4 13.Nxe4 Qh4+ 14.g3 Qxe4 15.Rg1 Nd7 16.Qd3 Rae8

17.Qxe4 Rxe4 18.Rf1 Rxf1+ 19.Kxf1 Rxd4 20.Be3 Rb4 21.b3 a6 22.Bd2 Re4 23.Bd3 Re8 24.Be2 Nf6 25.Rd1 Ne4 26.Be1 g6 27.c4 Nf6 28.cxd5 Nxd5 29.Bc4 Re5 30.Bxd5+ Rxd5 31.Rxd5 cxd5 32.Bc3 Kf7 33.Ke2 Ke6 34.Ke3 h5 35.Bd4 g5 36.Kf3 g4+ 37.Ke3 b5

38.a4 bxa4 39.bxa4 Kd7 40.Kd3 Kc6 41.Kc3 Bc5 42.Kd3 Bxd4 43.Kxd4 a5 44.Kd3 Kc5 45.Kc3 d4+ 46.Kd3 Kd5 47.Kd2 Ke4 48.Ke2 d3+ 49.Kd2 Kd4 50.Kd1 Ke3 51.Ke1 d2+ 52.Kd1 Kd3 53.h3 gxh3 54.g4 h2 55.gxh5 h1=Q#.