Tuesday, May 22, 2012

FIDE Mondays 5/21/2012

Last night, I finished the FIDE Mondays tournament at the Marshall Chess Club with a score of 3-0-1 plus two half point byes.

Round Six: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Benjamin Katz (FIDE 2118) - Jim West (FIDE 2112), Marshall Chess Club 5/21/2012

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bc4 e6 7.Bb3 b5 8.O-O Be7 9.Qf3 Qd7 10.Qg3 Bb7 11.Bg5 Nc6 12.Rad1 O-O

13.Bh6 Ne8 14.a4 Kh8 15.Bg5 Bxg5 16.Qxg5 b4 17.Nce2 Nxd4 18.Rxd4 a5 19.c3 Ba6 20.c4 Qc7 21.Rc1 Rc8 22.Rd3 Nf6 23.Rg3 Rg8 24.Rh3 Qc5 25.Qf4 Bb7 26.Ng3 Qe5 27.Qxe5 dxe5 28.f3 Rgd8 29.Nf1 Nd7 30.Bd1 Nc5

31.g4 Nd3 32.Rb1 Rxc4 33.Rg3 Nf4 34.Ne3 Rcd4 35.Kf1 Ba6+ 36.Ke1 Nd3+ 37.Kd2 Nxb2+ 38.Kc2 Rd2+, White resigns.