Sunday, October 9, 2011

Marshall Super Action

What better way to celebrate National Chess Day than by playing in a tournament at the Marshall Chess Club!

Round Four: Nimzovich-Larsen Attack

Brandon Fuchs (USCF 1917) - Jim West (USCF 2208), Marshall Chess Club 10/8/2011

1.Nf3 d6 2.b3 e5 3.d3 Nf6 4.Bb2 Be7 5.c4 O-O 6.e3 h6 7.Be2 Be6 8.Qc2 c6 9.Nbd2 a5 10.d4 exd4 11.Nxd4 Na6 12.a3 Nc7 13.O-O d5 14.Rad1 Qc8

15.e4 dxe4 16.Nxe4 Nxe4 17.Qxe4 Bf6 18.Bd3 g6 19.Nxe6 Qxe6 20.Qxe6 fxe6 21.Bc1 Kg7 22.Be4 Rad8 23.Be3 Rxd1 24.Rxd1 Rf7 25.Bb6 Bb2 26.Bxa5 Bxa3 27.Bb6 Na6 28.Bd4+ Kh7 29.Ra1 Bc5 30.Be3 Bxe3 31.fxe3 Nc5 32.Bc2 Nd7 33.Rd1 Kg7 34.Rd6 Nf8

35.b4 Rd7 36.Rxd7+ Nxd7 37.c5 Kf6 38.Kf2 g5 39.Ke2 Ke5 40.Kd3 b6 41.cxb6 Nxb6 42.Bb3 Nd5 43.Bxd5 exd5 44.g4 Ke6 45.Kd4 Kd6 46.h3 Ke6 47.Kc5 Kd7 48.Kb6 Kd6 49.Kb7 c5 50.b5 c4 51.b6 c3 52.Ka8 c2 53.b7 c1=Q 54.b8=Q+ Qc7

55.Qf8+ Ke5 56.Qe8+ Kd6 57.Qf8+ Ke5 58.Qe8+ Kd6 59.Qf8+, draw.