Sunday, December 11, 2011

Marshall Chess Club Swiss 12/10/2011

Yesterday I finished with a score of 2-1-1 in a game/60 tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Two: Caro-Kann Defense, Exchange Variation

Jim West (USCF 2203) - Jose Abutal (USCF 2026), Marshall Chess Club 12/10/2011

1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 cxd5 4.Bd3 Nc6 5.c3 Qc7 6.Ne2 Nf6 7.Na3 a6 8.Nc2 e6 9.Bf4 Bd6 10.Qd2 Bd7 11.Bxd6 Qxd6 12.Qf4 Qxf4 13.Nxf4 Rc8 14.O-O O-O

15.f3 Na5 16.Ne3 b5 17.Rfe1 Nc4 18.Nxc4 bxc4 19.Bf1 Rb8 20.Rab1 Rb6 21.b4 cxb3 22.Rxb3 Rxb3 23.axb3 Rb8 24.b4 Bb5 25.Bxb5 axb5 26.Ra1 Ne8 27.Ra6 Kf8 28.Nd3 Nc7 29.Ra7 Rc8 30.Nc5 Ke8 31.Kf2 Kd8 32.Nb7+ Kd7 33.Ke3 Ra8 34.Nc5+ Kc6 35.Rxa8 Nxa8

36.Nd3 Kd6 37.h4 Nb6 38.g4 Nc4+ 39.Ke2 f6 40.f4 e5 41.fxe5+ fxe5 42.dxe5+ Nxe5 43.Nxe5 Kxe5 44.Ke3 h6 45.h5 Ke6 46.Kf4 Kf6 47.Kf3 g6 48.hxg6 Kxg6 49.Ke3 Kg5 50.Kf3 Kg6 51.Ke3 Kg5 52.Kf3 Kg6, draw.