Tuesday, August 9, 2011

FIDE Mondays, Round 4

In last night's game at the Marshall Chess Club, I managed to draw an inferior ending.

Round Four: Modern Defense

Jim West (FIDE 2134) - Yefim Treger (FIDE 2205), Marshall Chess Club 8/8/2011

1.e4 g6 2.d4 Bg7 3.Nc3 a6 4.a4 d5 5.exd5 Nd7 6.Bf4 Ngf6 7.Be5 O-O 8.Bc4 Nxe5 9.dxe5 Ng4 10.Nf3 Nxe5 11.Nxe5 Bxe5 12.Qf3 Qd6 13.Bb3 Bf5 14.h3 b5 15.axb5 axb5 16.Rxa8 Rxa8 17.O-O Ra5

18.g4 b4 19.Nd1 Bc8 20.Ne3 Ba6 21.Rb1 Bd4 22.Qe4 Bxe3 23.Qxe3 Bb7 24.Rd1 e6 25.c3 exd5 26.Qe8+ Qf8 27.Qxf8+ Kxf8 28.cxb4 Rb5 29.Rd4 c5 30.Rd2 c4 31.Bd1 Rxb4 32.Bf3 Ke7 33.Bxd5 Bxd5 34.Rxd5 Rxb2 35.Rc5 Rc2 36.g5 Kd6 37.Rc8 c3

38.Kg2 Rc1 39.Kf3 Ke5 40.Rc7 c2 41.Ke2 Kd6 42.Rc3 Ke6 43.Kd2 Rf1 44.Kxc2 Rxf2+ 45.Kd1 Kf5 46.Ke1 Rh2 47.Rg3 Kf4 48.Rg4+ Kf3 49.Rh4 Ke3 50.Kd1 Kf3 51.Rxh7 Kf4 52.Rxf7+ Kxg5 53.Rh7, and drawn in ? moves.

This is the final position.