Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Marshall June Under 2300

Playing in the one day schedule on Sunday at the Marshall Chess Club, I finished the under 2300 tournament with a score of 2-0-2.

The first two games had a game/30 time control.

These last two games were played at 30/90, followed by game/60.

Round Three: Philidor Counter Gambit

George Berg (USCF 2144) - Jim West (USCF 2208), Marshall Chess Club 6/3/2012

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.exf5 e4 5.Ng5 Nf6 6.f3 Qe7 7.Ne6 Bxe6 8.fxe6 Qxe6 9.fxe4 Qxe4+ 10.Qe2 Qxe2+ 11.Bxe2 d5 12.Be3 Nbd7 13.Bf3 c6 14.Nd2 Bd6 15.O-O O-O 16.Rae1 Rae8

17.Bf2 Rxe1 18.Rxe1 Re8 19.Rxe8+ Nxe8 20.Bg3 Bxg3 21.hxg3 Kf7 22.Kf2 Nd6 23.g4 Kf6 24.Kg3 Kg5 25.Be2 Ne4+ 26.Nxe4+ dxe4 27.c4 Nf6 28.Bd1 b5 29.cxb5 cxb5 30.b4 a6 31.a4 bxa4 32.Bxa4 Nxg4 33.d5 Ne3 34.Bb3 Nf5+ 35.Kf2 Kf4 36.Bc4 Ke5 37.Bxa6 Kxd5

38.Bb7+ Kd4 39.b5 e3+ 40.Kf3 Nd6 41.Ba6 Nc4 42.Ke2 h5 43.Bc8 Nb6 44.Bb7 g5 45.g3 h4 46.gxh4 gxh4 47.Bg2 Na4 48.Kf3 Nb6 49.Bf1 Nd5 50.Kg4 Kc5 51.Kxh4 Nc3 52.Kg3 e2 53.Bxe2 Nxe2+ 54.Kf2, draw.

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Round Four: Larsen's Opening

Jim West (USCF 2208) - Ed Frumkin (USCF 2007), Marshall Chess Club 6/3/2012

1.b3 d5 2.Bb2 Bg4 3.d3 e6 4.Nd2 a5 5.a3 Nc6 6.Ngf3 Nf6 7.h3 Bh5 8.g3 Bd6 9.Bg2 Qe7 10.O-O O-O

11.Qe1 e5 12.e4 dxe4 13.dxe4 Rfe8 14.Nh4 Bc5 15.Nf5 Qf8 16.Nc4 Nd4 17.g4 Nxc2 18.Qc1 Nxa1 19.Qxa1 Bxg4 20.hxg4 Nxg4 21.Nxe5 Nxe5 22.Bxe5 f6 23.Bxc7 Bxa3 24.Rd1 a4 25.bxa4 g6 26.Bd6 Bxd6 27.Nxd6 Re5 28.f4 Rea5 29.Qa2+ Kg7 30.Qb3 Qe7

31.e5 Rxa4 32.exf6+ Qxf6 33.Bxb7 Ra1 34.Bxa8 Qd4+ 35.Kg2 Rxd1 36.Qf7+ Kh6 37.Qf8+ Kh5 38.Bf3+, Black resigns.