Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Marshall Masters 6/19/2012

With one second remaining on my clock, I offered a draw last night at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Two: Sicilian Defense, Paulsen Variation

Jim West (USCF 2208) - Joshua Colas (USCF 2309), Marshall Chess Club 6/19/2012

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6 5.Bd3 Bc5 6.Nb3 Ba7 7.Qe2 d6 8.Be3 Bxe3 9.Qxe3 Nf6 10.Nc3 Nc6 11.O-O O-O 12.a4 b6 13.Rae1 Bb7

14.f4 e5 15.Nd5 exf4 16.Rxf4 Nxd5 17.exd5 Ne5 18.Bxh7+ Kxh7 19.Qh3+ Kg8 20.Rxe5 dxe5 21.Rh4 Qxh4 22.Qxh4 Bxd5 23.c4 Be6 24.Nd2 Rfd8 25.Ne4 Rd4 26.Qe1 Rad8 27.Nc3 f6 28.b3 Rd3 29.h3 R8d4 30.Kh2 Rd2

31.Ne4 Rd1 32.Qe2 Rb1 33.c5 Bd5 34.Nc3 Rxb3 35.Nxd5 Rxd5 36.Qc4 Rbd3 37.cxb6 Kh7 38.b7 Rd8 39.Qxd3+ Rxd3 40.b8=Q, draw.