Monday, June 3, 2013

Marshall June Open, Day 2

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 3-0-1 in the two day tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Three: Dutch Defense

Sam Barsky (USCF 2114) - Jim West (2200), Marshall Chess Club 6/2/2013

1.d4 e6 2.Nf3 f5 3.c4 Nf6 4.Nc3 Bb4 5.Bg5 O-O 6.e3 b6 7.Bd3 h6 8.Bf4 Bb7 9.h3 d6 10.Qb3 Bxc3+ 11.Qxc3 Nbd7 12.O-O-O Be4

13.Nd2 Bxd3 14.Qxd3 Qc8 15.g4 e5 16.Bh2 fxg4 17.Rhg1 Qa6 18.hxg4 e4 19.Qe2 Qxa2 20.g5 hxg5 21.Rxg5 Rf7 22.f3 Qa1+ 23.Kc2 Qa4+ 24.Kb1 exf3 25.Qxf3 Ne4 26.Qh1 Nxd2+ 27.Rxd2 Raf8

28.Bf4 Qxc4 29.Rh5 Rf5 30.Rh8+ Kf7 31.Rxf8+ Nxf8 32.Rc2 Qd3 33.Qc6 Qf1+ 34.Rc1 Qd3+ 35.Rc2 Qf1+ 36.Rc1 Qd3+ 37.Rc2, draw.

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Round Four: Sicilian Defense, Sozin Attack

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Leif Pressman (USCF 2398), Marshall Chess Club 6/2/2013

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Nc6 6.Bc4 e6 7.Bb3 Be7 8.Be3 a6 9.f4 Qc7 10.O-O O-O 11.Qf3 Bd7 12.f5 Nxd4 13.Bxd4 e5 14.Bf2 Bc6 15.g4 Nd7 16.Rad1 Rac8 17.a3 Nc5

18.Bd5 Na4 19.Nxa4 Bxa4 20.Rd2 Bb5 21.Re1 Bc4 22.c3 b5 23.h4 a5 24.g5 Kh8 25.f6 gxf6 26.gxf6 Rg8+ 27.Kh2 Bf8 28.Rg1 Bh6 29.Be3 Rxg1 30.Kxg1 Rg8+ 31.Rg2 Bxe3+ 32.Qxe3 Qc5 33.Rxg8+ Kxg8 34.Qxc5 dxc5

35.a4 Kf8 36.axb5 Bxb5 37.Kf2 Kg8 38.Kf3 h5 39.Ke3 Be8 40.Kd3 Bb5+ 41.Bc4 Be8 42.Ba6 Bc6 43.Kc4 Bxe4 44.Kxc5 Bf3 45.Bc4 Bg2 46.b4 axb4 47.cxb4 e4 48.Kd4 Kf8 49.b5 Ke8

50.b6 e3 51.Kxe3 Bb7 52.Kf4 Bh1 53.Be2 Kd7 54.Bxh5 Bd5 55.Ke5 Bb3 56.Bf3 Bd1 57.Bxd1, Black resigns.