Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Marshall October Under 2300 10/14/2012

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 2-1-1 in the under 2300 tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Three: Dutch Defense

Vladimir Polyakin (USCF 2100) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 10/14/2012

1.d4 e6 2.c4 f5 3.g3 Nf6 4.Bg2 Bb4+ 5.Nd2 a5 6.Ngf3 b6 7.O-O Bb7 8.Qc2 O-O 9.b3 Bxd2 10.Nxd2 Bxg2 11.Kxg2 d6 12.Bb2 Nbd7

13.e4 fxe4 14.Nxe4 Nxe4 15.Qxe4 Qe7 16.Rae1 Rae8 17.f4 Rf7 18.Qc6 Nb8 19.Qb7 Qd7 20.Qf3 Qc6 21.Re2 Qxf3+ 22.Rxf3 Rfe7 23.Rfe3 Kf7 24.g4 Nd7 25.Bc3 h5 26.h3 hxg4 27.hxg4 Nf6 28.Kg3 d5 29.Rh2 Ne4+ 30.Kf3 Nxc3 31.Rxc3 dxc4 32.bxc4 Rd7 33.Ke4 Rdd8 34.a4 Rh8

35.Rch3 Rxh3 36.Rxh3 c5 37.d5 exd5+ 38.cxd5 Re8+ 39.Kf5 Re1 40.Rb3 g6+ 41.Kg5 Rd1 42.Rxb6 Rxd5+ 43.Kh6 Rd4 44.Rb7+ Ke6 45.Kg5 c4 46.f5+ gxf5 47.gxf5+ Kd6 48.f6 Rd1 49.Rb6+ Kc5 50.f7 Rg1+ 51.Kh4 Rf1 52.Rb7 c3 53.Kg5 Kc6 54.Rb3 Rxf7 55.Rxc3+ Kd5

56.Rb3 Rc7 57.Kf4 Rc4+ 58.Ke3 Rxa4 59.Kd3 Ra2 60.Kc3 Kc5 61.Rb2 Ra1 62.Kc2 Rh1 63.Rb8 a4 64.Kb2, draw.