Sunday, July 1, 2012

Marshall June-July Under 2300, Day 1

On Saturday, I won this game at the Marshall Chess Club, on day one of the under 2300 Swiss.

Round Two: Philidor Counter Gambit

Ryan Tam (USCF 1814) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 6/30/2012

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.exf5 e4 5.Qe2 Qe7 6.Ng5 Nf6 7.Ne6 Bxe6 8.fxe6 d5 9.Nc3 c6 10.Bg5 Qxe6 11.f3 Bb4 12.O-O-O Bxc3 13.bxc3 Nbd7 14.Qe3 O-O 15.Re1 Rae8

16.h4 Qd6 17.Qd2 Qa3+ 18.Kb1 Nb6 19.Qc1 Qxc3 20.Re3 Qxd4 21.Qb2 Qd1+ 22.Qc1 Qxc1+ 23.Kxc1 exf3 24.Rxf3 Ne4 25.Bf4 Nd7 26.c4 Ne5 27.Bxe5 Rxe5 28.cxd5 cxd5 29.Re3 Rc8+ 30.Kb2 Re6 31.Bd3 Rb6+ 32.Ka3 Rc3+, White resigns.