Tuesday, August 23, 2011

FIDE Mondays, Round 6

The FIDE Mondays tournament ended last night at the Marshall Chess Club. I finished with a score of 2-0-4.

Round Six: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Benjamin Katz (FIDE 2104) - Jim West (FIDE 2134), Marshall Chess Club 8/22/2011

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bc4 e6 7.Bb3 b5 8.O-O Be7 9.Qf3 Qd7 10.Qg3 O-O 11.Bh6 Ne8 12.Be3 Bb7 13.Rad1 Nc6

14.f4 Nxd4 15.Bxd4 Qc7 16.f5 e5 17.Be3 Kh8 18.a3 Nf6 19.Qf3 Bc6 20.Rfe1 a5 21.Bg5 b4 22.axb4 axb4 23.Bxf6 Bxf6 24.Nd5 Bxd5 25.Rxd5 Ra5 26.Rxa5 Qxa5 27.Rd1 Be7 28.Qf1 Bd8 29.Rd5 Bb6+ 30.Kh1 Bc5

31.f6 Qd8 32.fxg7+ Kxg7 33.Rd3 Qh4 34.Rf3 Kh8 35.Rxf7 Rxf7 36.Bxf7 Qf2, draw.