Sunday, February 24, 2013

Rahway Grand Prix 2/23/2013

On Saturday, I finished the grand prix tournament at Chess Mates with a score of 1-1-2.

Round One: Caro-Kann Defense, King's Indian Attack

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Vladimir Polyakin (USCF 2100), Rahway NJ 2/23/2013

1.e4 c6 2.d3 d5 3.Nd2 g6 4.Ngf3 Bg7 5.g3 e5 6.Bg2 Ne7 7.O-O O-O 8.Re1 d4 9.a4 a5 10.Nc4 Qc7 11.Bd2 Be6 12.b3 f6 13.Rf1 b6 14.Ne1 Na6 15.f4 Nb4

16.Bxb4 axb4 17.Qd2 Bxc4 18.dxc4 c5 19.Nd3 Bh6 20.Qe2 Nc6 21.Kh1 Rae8 22.Qg4 Kg7 23.Rae1 Qd6 24.Bh3 Kh8 25.Qd7 Rd8 26.Qxd6 Rxd6 27.a5 exf4 28.axb6 fxg3 29.Nxc5 gxh2 30.b7 Nb8

31.e5 fxe5 32.Rxf8+ Bxf8 33.Rxe5 Rd8 34.Ne6 Re8 35.Rd5 Bg7 36.Nxg7 Kxg7 37.Rxd4 Kf6 38.c5 Re7 39.Rxb4 Re1+ 40.Kxh2 Re2+ 41.Bg2 Rxc2 42.Rf4+ Ke7 43.b4 Kd7 44.Rf7+ Kd8 45.Rf8+, Black forfeits.