Sunday, July 24, 2011

Marshall Chess Club Swiss 7/24/2011

In today's game/30 Swiss tournament at the Marshall Chess Club, I finished with a score of 3-1-1.

Round Two: Nimzovich-Larsen Attack

Lamel Mc Bryde (USCF 2076) - Jim West (USCF 2205), Marshall Chess Club 7/24/2011

1.Nf3 d6 2.b3 Nf6 3.Bb2 Nbd7 4.d4 g6 5.Nbd2 Bg7 6.e4 O-O 7.Bd3 e5 8.d5 Nc5 9.h3 Nxd3+ 10.cxd3 c6 11.dxc6 bxc6 12.Nc4 Be6 13.Ne3 Qa5+ 14.Qd2 Qxd2+ 15.Nxd2 Bh6

16.Ndc4 Bxe3 17.Nxe3 Nh5 18.g3 f5 19.Ba3 c5 20.Nd1 fxe4 21.dxe4 Nf6 22.Nc3 Nxe4 23.Nxe4 Bd5 24.Nxd6 Bxh1 25.Bxc5 Bg2 26.h4 a5 27.Nc4 Rfe8 28.Ke2 Bd5 29.Ne3 Be6 30.Bb6 a4 31.b4 h5 32.a3 Bb3 33.Rc1 Rac8 34.Bc5 Red8

35.Nc4 Rd4 36.Bxd4 Bxc4+ 37.Rxc4 Rxc4 38.Ba7 Rc3 39.Bb8 Rxa3 40.Bxe5 Rb3, White resigns.

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Round Five: Pirc Defense

Jim West (USCF 2205) - Alex Eydelman (USCF 2046), Marshall Chess Club 7/24/2011

1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6 4.f4 Bg7 5.Nf3 c5 6.dxc5 Qa5 7.Bd3 Qxc5 8.Qe2 Nc6 9.Be3 Qa5 10.O-O O-O 11.h3 Nd7 12.Qe1 Nc5 13.a3 Nxd3 14.cxd3 b5 15.Rc1 Bd7

16.d4 e6 17.d5 exd5 18.exd5 Ne7 19.Nd4 Nf5 20.Nxf5 Bxf5 21.Qd2 Rfe8 22.Rfe1 Rac8 23.Bd4 a6 24.Bxg7 Kxg7 25.Qd4+ Kg8 26.g4 Bd7 27.Rxe8+ Rxe8 28.Ne4 Re7 29.Nf6+ Kf8 30.Nxh7+ Ke8 31.Qh8#.