Monday, February 13, 2012

Marshall February Grand Prix

Playing in the one day schedule of a Swiss tournament, I won this game on Sunday at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Three: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Ed Kopiecki (FIDE 1990) - Jim West (FIDE 2104), Marshall Chess Club 2/12/2012

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.Nd5 Rxd5 20.Rxd5 Qxb5 21.Bf4 Qc4 22.Bd6 Qxd5 23.Bxe7 Ne4 24.Bb4 Rd8 25.Qa3 Bb7 26.b3 Qg5+ 27.Kb2 Qe5+ 28.Kb1 Nc3+ 29.Bxc3 Qxc3 30.Rc1 Bxg2

31.Qe7 Be4 32.Qa3 Kb8 33.h4 h5 34.Qb2 Qxb2+ 35.Kxb2 f5 36.a4 Rd2 37.Kc3 Rh2 38.Rg1 Rxc2+ 39.Kd4 Rg2 40.Rc1 Rg4 41.Ke5 Bd5 42.Rc3 Rxh4 43.Kf6 Rb4 44.Kxf7 h4 45.Kf6 Rxb3 46.Rc1 h3 47.Rg1 h2 48.Rg8+ Ka7 49.Rg7+ Ka6, White resigns.