Monday, November 12, 2012

Marshall November Under 2300, Day 1

On Saturday, I was lucky to draw this game in the under 2300 tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Two: English Opening

Steve Hrop (USCF 2041) - Jim West (USCF 2209), Marshall Chess Club 11/10/2012

1.c4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.g3 g6 4.Bg2 Bg7 5.O-O e6 6.d3 Nge7 7.Nc3 O-O 8.Bd2 d5 9.Rb1 b6 10.a3 Bb7 11.cxd5 Nxd5 12.Nxd5 Qxd5 13.b4 cxb4 14.axb4 Qd7 15.Qa4 Rfd8 16.Rfc1 Nd4

17.Qxd7 Rxd7 18.Nxd4 Bxg2 19.Nxe6 Bb7 20.Nc7 Rc8 21.Nb5 Rxc1+ 22.Rxc1 a6 23.Nc3 Bxc3 24.Rxc3 f5 25.f3 Kf7 26.Bf4 Ke6 27.Kf2 Rd4 28.Rc7 Rd7 29.Rxd7 Kxd7 30.Ke3 Bc6 31.Kd4 a5 32.bxa5 bxa5

33.Ke5 a4 34.Bc1 Ke7 35.e4 Bb5 36.d4 Be2 37.Kf4 Bd3 38.d5 Bc4 39.Ba3+ Kd7 40.h4 Bb3 41.h5 fxe4 42.fxe4 gxh5 43.Ke3 Ke8 44.Kd4 Kf7 45.e5 Kg6 46.Kc5 Kf5 47.Kd6 Ke4 48.Ke6 Bxd5+ 49.Kf6 Kf3 50.Kg5 Kxg3 51.Kxh5 Kf4

52.Kh6 Kxe5 53.Kxh7 Kd4 54.Kg6 Kc3 55.Kf5 Kb3 56.Be7 a3 57.Bxa3 Kxa3, draw.