Monday, May 2, 2011

Maypril Grand Prix, Day 2

On Sunday, I drew the following game at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Three: Philidor Counter Gambit

Ildar Salakhutdinov (FIDE 2274) - Jim West (FIDE 2150), Marshall Chess Club 5/1/2011

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.dxe5 fxe4 5.Ng5 d5 6.e6 Bc5 7.Nxe4 Be7 8.Ng5 Bxg5 9.Qh5+ g6 10.Qxg5 Qxg5 11.Bxg5 c6 12.c4 Bxe6 13.cxd5 cxd5 14.Nc3 Nc6 15.O-O-O Nge7 16.Nb5 Kd7

17.Nc3 Rac8 18.Bb5 a6 19.Be2 Nb4 20.a3 Na2+ 21.Kc2 Nxc3 22.bxc3 Rc6 23.Rb1 b5 24.Kd2 Rhc8 25.Rhc1 Bf5 26.Rb4 Be6 27.Rh4 h5 28.Bxe7 Kxe7 29.a4 Rc5 30.axb5 axb5 31.Rb4 Bd7

32.h4 Ra8 33.Bd3 Kf6 34.Ke3 Ra4 35.Kd2 Bf5 36.Be2 Ke5 37.g3 Kd6 38.f3, draw.