Monday, March 4, 2013

Marshall Sunday Game/45 3/3/2013

On Sunday, I played these games in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round One: Philidor Counter Gambit

Merrick Chang (USCF 1559) - Jim West (USCF 2204), Marshall Chess Club 3/3/2013

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.Nc3 fxe4 5.Nxe4 d5 6.Nc3 e4 7.Ne5 Nf6 8.Bg5 Bb4 9.Bxf6 Qxf6 10.Be2 O-O 11.O-O Bxc3 12.bxc3 Nd7 13.f4 Qh6 14.c4 c6 15.cxd5 cxd5 16.g3 Nb6 17.Rc1 Be6

18.c4 dxc4 19.Nxc4 Rac8 20.Nxb6 axb6 21.Rxc8 Rxc8 22.d5 Rd8 23.Bc4 Bf7 24.Qb3 Qd6 25.Rd1 Qc5+ 26.Kg2 e3 27.Rd3 e2 28.Re3 b5 29.d6 bxc4 30.Qc3 Qxd6 31.Rxe2 Qd5+ 32.Kf1 Qh1+ 33.Kf2 Qxh2+ 34.Ke1 Qg1#.

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Round Two: French Defense, Exchange Variation

Jim West (USCF 2204) - Jacob Berman (USCF 1963), Marshall Chess Club 3/3/2013

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 exd5 4.Nf3 Bd6 5.Bd3 Ne7 6.O-O Nbc6 7.c3 Bg4 8.Re1 Qd7 9.Nbd2 O-O-O 10.b4 g5 11.Qa4 h5 12.b5 Nb8 13.Ba3 h4

14.Ne5 Bxe5 15.Rxe5 Ng6 16.Bxg6 fxg6 17.Re7 Qf5 18.Nf1 Rdf8 19.f3 Bxf3 20.Re5 Qf4 21.Bxf8 Rxf8 22.b6 c6 23.gxf3 Qxf3 24.Qd1 Qf2+ 25.Kh1 Rf3 26.bxa7 h3 27.axb8=Q+ Kxb8 28.Rxg5 Rxc3 29.Rxg6 Rc2

30.Qg4 Ka7 31.Qg3 Qe2 32.Qa3+ Kb6 33.Rb1+ Kc7 34.Rg7+ Kb8 35.Rbxb7+ Kc8 36.Qa8#.

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Round Four: Budapest Gambit, Fajarowicz Variation

Wesley Hellner (USCF 1926) - Jim West (USCF 2204), Marshall Chess Club 3/3/2013

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5 3.dxe5 Ne4 4.Nf3 Bb4+ 5.Nbd2 Nc6 6.a3 Bxd2+ 7.Bxd2 Nxd2 8.Qxd2 Qe7 9.Qc3 O-O 10.e3 Re8 11.Bd3 Nxe5 12.Nxe5 Qxe5 13.Qxe5 Rxe5 14.O-O-O d6 15.Be2 b6 16.Bf3 Rb8 17.Rd4 Bb7 18.Bxb7 Rxb7 19.Rhd1 Rb8

20.Rd5 Rbe8 21.R1d4 a5 22.a4 Kf8 23.Kd2 f6 24.g3 R8e7 25.b3 Ke8 26.Rxe5 dxe5 27.Rd5 c6 28.Rd6 Rd7 29.Rd3 e4 30.Rd4 c5 31.Rxd7 Kxd7 32.Ke2 Ke6 33.Kf1 h5 34.h3 Kf5 35.Kg2 g5 36.Kh2 Ke5 37.Kg2 f5 38.Kh2 f4 39.Kg2 Kf5 40.Kh2 fxe3 41.fxe3 g4 42.h4, draw.