Monday, May 20, 2013

Marshall May Open 5/19/2013

Playing in the one day schedule at the Marshall Chess Club, I finished the tournament on Sunday with a score of 3-1-0.

Round Three: Philidor Counter Gambit

Benjamin Levy (USCF 1808) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 5/19/2013

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bc4 f5 4.d3 c6 5.Bxg8 Rxg8 6.Ng5 h6 7.Nf3 Na6 8.c3 Be7 9.exf5 Bxf5 10.Qb3 Kf8 11.d4 Qd7 12.Be3 e4 13.Nfd2 d5 14.Na3 Bxa3 15.Qxa3+ Qe7 16.Qb3 Kf7 17.h3 Rge8 18.g4 Bg6 19.g5 h5 20.O-O-O Kg8 21.Rde1 Kh7

22.f3 exf3 23.Nxf3 Qe4 24.Nd2 Qd3 25.Bf4 b5 26.Re5 Rxe5 27.Bxe5 Rf8 28.c4 bxc4 29.Qxd3 cxd3 30.a3 c5 31.Rf1 Rc8 32.Kb1 c4 33.Rc1 Nb8 34.Ka1 Nc6 35.Re1 Re8 36.Nb1 Nxd4 37.Ka2 Nf3, White resigns.

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Round Four: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - George Berg (USCF 2100), Marshall Chess Club 5/19/2013

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bc4 e6 7.Bb3 b5 8.f4 Bb7 9.f5 e5 10.Nde2 Nbd7 11.Bg5 Be7 12.Bxf6 Nxf6 13.Qd3 O-O 14.O-O Rc8

15.Ng3 b4 16.Nd5 Nxd5 17.exd5 Bg5 18.Ne4 f6 19.a4 bxa3 20.Rxa3 Qb6+ 21.Kh1 a5 22.Rfa1 Ra8 23.c4 Ra7 24.Qc3 Rfa8 25.c5 dxc5 26.Nxc5 Bd2 27.d6+ Kh8 28.Qxd2 Qxc5 29.d7 Qd4 30.Rd1 Qxd2 31.Rxd2 Rd8 32.Be6 Raa8 33.Rc3 g5 34.Kg1 Kg7 35.g4 Kf8

36.h4 h6 37.hxg5 hxg5 38.Rh2 Ke7 39.Rh7+ Kd6 40.Rd3+ Kc5 41.Rh2 Kb6 42.Rh6 Kc5 43.Rc3+ Kd4 44.Rc4+ Kd3 45.Rh3+ Kd2 46.Rh2+ Ke3 47.Rh3+ Kd2 48.Rcc3 Rh8 49.Rcd3+ Kc2 50.Rxh8 Rxh8 51.d8=Q, Black resigns.