Monday, February 4, 2013

Rahway Grand Prix 2/2/2013

On Saturday, I finished the grand prix tournament at Chess Mates with a score of 2-0-2.

Round One: Philidor Counter Gambit

Taran Idnani (USCF 1708) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Rahway NJ 2/2/2013

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.dxe5 fxe4 5.Ng5 d5 6.e6 Bc5 7.Nf7 Qf6 8.Qe2 Bxe6 9.Nxh8 Nc6 10.Nc3 O-O-O 11.Be3 Bxe3 12.fxe3 Nge7 13.Na4 Rxh8

14.Qb5 a6 15.Qe2 h5 16.c3 Ne5 17.Nc5 Bg4 18.Qc2 Rf8 19.h3 Qh4+ 20.Kd2 Qf2+ 21.Be2 Qxe2+ 22.Kc1 Rf1+ 23.Rxf1 Qxf1+ 24.Kd2 Nc4#.