Thursday, January 19, 2012

Marshall Masters 1/17/2012

On Tuesday, I drew a pair of opposite colored bishops endgames, at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Two: Sicilian Defense, O'Kelly Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Miro Reverby (USCF 2241), Marshall Chess Club 1/17/2012

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 a6 3.c4 d6 4.Nc3 Bg4 5.Be2 Nc6 6.O-O Nf6 7.d3 g6 8.Be3 Bxf3 9.Bxf3 Bg7 10.Rb1 O-O 11.Nd5 e6 12.Nxf6+ Bxf6 13.Qd2 Nd4 14.Bxd4 Bxd4 15.g3 Rb8

16.a4 b5 17.axb5 axb5 18.Kg2 bxc4 19.dxc4 Rb4 20.Rfc1 Qb6 21.Rc2 Rb8 22.Be2 Qa7 23.h4 Qa2 24.Qd1 Rxb2 25.Rbxb2 Rxb2 26.Rxb2 Qxb2 27.Qd3 h5 28.Qf3 Kg7 29.Bf1 Qc2 30.Qe2 Qc1 31.Qf3 Qh6 32.Qf4 Qxf4 33.gxf4 f5 34.exf5 gxf5 35.Be2 Kg6

36.Bf3 Bf6 37.Kg3 Be7 38.Bb7 Bf6 39.Bf3 Bd4 40.Bb7 Kf6 41.Bf3 Kg6 42.Bb7 d5 43.cxd5 c4 44.dxe6 c3 45.e7 Kf7 46.Bd5+ Kxe7 47.Bb3 Bf6 48.Bc2 Ke6 49.Bd3 Be7 50.Bc2 Bf6 51.Bd3 Kd5 52.Bxf5 Kc4 53.Be4 Kb3 54.f5 c2 55.Bxc2+ Kxc2 56.f4 Kd3

57.Kh3 Ke3 58.Kg2 Kxf4 59.Kh1 Kg3 60.Kg1 Kg4 61.Kh1, draw.

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Round Three: Budapest Gambit, Fajarowicz Variation

Juan Sena (USCF 2200) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 1/17/2012

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5 3.dxe5 Ne4 4.a3 Nc6 5.Nf3 a5 6.g3 d6 7.Bg2 Be6 8.Nd4 Nxd4 9.Qxd4 Nc5 10.Nd2 dxe5 11.Qxe5 Qd6 12.Qxd6 Bxd6 13.b3 O-O 14.Bb2 Rab8 15.a4 Bf5 16.Bd4 Rfe8

17.Bxc5 Bxc5 18.Bf3 b6 19.e3 Rbd8 20.Ra2 Bb4 21.Ke2 Bd3+ 22.Kd1 Bb1 23.Rb2 Bc3 24.Rxb1 Rxd2+ 25.Kc1 Rxf2 26.Bd1 Rxe3 27.Bc2 Ree2 28.Bd3 Rxh2 29.Bxe2 Rxh1+ 30.Bd1 Rh2 31.Bf3 Rf2 32.Bd5 Rf1+ 33.Kc2 Rxb1 34.Kxb1 h5 35.Bf3 g6 36.Kc2 Be5

37.g4 hxg4 38.Bxg4 f5 39.Bf3 Kg7 40.Kd3 Kf6 41.c5 bxc5 42.Kc4 g5 43.Kxc5 g4 44.Bc6 f4 45.Kb5 Bc3 46.Kc4 Bb4 47.Kd3 Ke5 48.Bd7 g3 49.Ke2 Kd4 50.Kf3 Bd6 51.Be6 Kc3 52.Bc4 c6 53.Kg2, draw.