Monday, October 22, 2012

Marshall CC Amateur Team 10/20/2012

The team, of myself on board one and Ed Kopiecki on board two, called ourselves Occupy West 10th Street at the Marshall Chess Club Amateur Team Championship this past weekend.

We won the tournament with a score of 3-0-1.

Round Two: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Kadhir Pillai (USCF 2133) - Jim West (USCF 2209), Marshall Chess Club 10/20/2012

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be2 e5 7.Nb3 Be7 8.Be3 Be6 9.O-O O-O 10.f3 Nbd7 11.a4 Rc8 12.a5 Qc7 13.Re1 Rfd8

14.Bd3 d5 15.exd5 Nxd5 16.Nxd5 Bxd5 17.Bxh7+ Kxh7 18.Qxd5 Nf6 19.Qxf7 Qd7 20.Nd2 Rxc2 21.Ne4 Nxe4 22.Qh5+ Kg8 23.fxe4 Qb5 24.Rf1 Qe2 25.Qxe2 Rxe2 26.Rfe1 Rxb2 27.Rab1 Rb5

28.Rxb5 axb5 29.Rc1 Rd3 30.Kf2 Ra3 31.Rc7 Bb4 32.Rxb7 Rxa5 33.Kf3 Bc3 34.Kg4 b4 35.Kf5 Kh7 36.g4 Ra6 37.g5 Kg8 38.Rb8+ Kh7 39.Bb6 g6+ 40.Kf6 Bd4 41.Rb7+, draw.