Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Marshall April Grand Prix, Day 2

On Sunday, I won the following game at the Marshall Chess Club when my opponent blundered the exchange.

Round Three: Larsen's Opening

Jim West (USCF 2210) - Gabor Schnitzler (USCF 1768), Marshall Chess Club 4/29/2012

1.b3 Nf6 2.Bb2 g6 3.e3 Bg7 4.f4 d6 5.Nf3 Nc6 6.Be2 Bf5 7.O-O O-O 8.a4 Re8 9.Na3 a6

10.Nc4 Nd7 11.Bxg7 Kxg7 12.d3 e5 13.fxe5 dxe5 14.e4 Bg4 15.Nfd2 Be6 16.Bg4 Qe7 17.Bxe6 Qxe6 18.Nf3 h6 19.Qe2 Nd4 20.Nxd4 exd4 21.Qf2 c5 22.Qf4 f6 23.a5 Rab8 24.Qd6 Qxd6 25.Nxd6 Re6 26.Nc4 Rf8 27.h3 f5

28.exf5 Rxf5 29.Rxf5 gxf5 30.Kf2 Kf6 31.Ra4 Rc6 32.b4 Ne5 33.bxc5 Rxc5 34.Ke2 Nc6 35.Kd2 Ke6 36.Ra1 Rb5 37.Re1+ Kf7 38.Nd6+, Black resigns.