Sunday, January 27, 2013

Rahway Grand Prix 1/26/2013

On Saturday, I finished with a score of 1-0-3 in the grand prix tournament at Chess Mates.

Round One: Philidor Counter Gambit

Thomas Elberling (USCF 1976) - Jim West (USCF 2209), Rahway NJ 1/26/2013

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bc4 f5 4.d4 Nc6 5.Nc3 Nf6 6.Ng5 Nxd4 7.Nf7 Qe7 8.Nxh8 Be6 9.Nd5 Bxd5 10.Bxd5 Nxd5 11.exd5 Qh4  12.O-O f4 13.Qd3 f3 14.Re1 Qg4 15.g3 Qh3 16.Qf1 Qf5 17.Rb1 Be7

18.Be3 Ne2+ 19.Rxe2 fxe2 20.Qxe2 O-O-O 21.Nf7 Qxf7 22.Bxa7 Qxd5 23.Qg4+ Rd7 24.Be3 Qxa2 25.Qd1 c5 26.b3 Qa6, draw.