Sunday, August 14, 2011

Marshall CC August Under 2300, Day 2

Playing in the two day schedule, I finished with a score of 2-0-2 in the under 2300 tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Three: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Ed Kopiecki (USCF 2046) - Jim West (USCF 2204), Marshall Chess Club 8/14/2011

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bg5 e6 7.f4 Be7 8.Qf3 Qc7 9.O-O-O Nbd7 10.Bd3 b5 11.Rhe1 Bb7 12.Qg3 O-O-O

13.Bxb5 axb5 14.Ndxb5 Qb6 15.e5 Nc5 16.Qh3 dxe5 17.fxe5 Ba6 18.exf6 gxf6 19.Bf4 Bxb5 20.Nd5 Rxd5 21.Rxd5 Bc6 22.Rh5 Rg8 23.Rxh7 Qa5 24.Rd1 Qa4 25.Bg3 Be4 26.Rd2 Qxa2 27.Kd1 Bxh7 28.Qxh7 Rd8 29.Rxd8+ Bxd8 30.Qxf7 Qd5+ 31.Kc1 Qxg2

32.b3 Qc6 33.Kb2 Ne4 34.c4 Nxg3 35.hxg3 Qd7 36.Qf8 Qd4+ 37.Kc2 Qf2+ 38.Kb1 Qxg3 39.Ka2 Qf2+ 40.Kb1 Qb6 41.Kc2 Qc6 42.Kc3 Kd7 43.Qf7+ Be7 44.b4 Qf3+ 45.Kb2 Qe2+ 46.Kb3 Qd3+ 47.Ka4 Qxc4 48.Ka5 Qxb4+ 49.Ka6 Kc7 50.Qxe6 Qa4#.