Tuesday, September 11, 2012

FIDE Mondays 9/10/2012

Last night at the Marshall Chess Club, my opponent sacrificed a pawn in the opening.

Round One: Caro-Kann Defense, Exchange Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Alisher Podavonov (USCF 1892), Marshall Chess Club 9/10/2012

1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 cxd5 4.Bd3 Nc6 5.c3 Qc7 6.Ne2 Nf6 7.Bf4 e5 8.dxe5 Nxe5 9.Bb5+ Bd7 10.Bxd7+ Nfxd7 11.Qxd5 Bd6 12.O-O Nb6 13.Qb5+ Nbd7 14.Nd2 O-O

15.Ne4 Be7 16.Rad1 a6 17.Qb3 Nc5 18.Nxc5 Bxc5 19.Bg3 Bd6 20.Nd4 Nc6 21.Nb5 axb5 22.Bxd6 Qa5 23.Bxf8 Kxf8 24.Rd7 Qxa2 25.Rxf7+ Kg8 26.Qxa2 Rxa2 27.Rxb7 Rxb2 28.f4 Na5 29.Ra7 Nc4 30.Re1 Kf8 31.h3 Rc2

32.Rb7 Nd6 33.Rd7 Nf5 34.Ra1 Ke8 35.Rb7 Nd6 36.Ra8+, Black resigns.