Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Marshall Sunday Game/45 7/21/2013

On Sunday, I played my favorite defenses in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round One: Philidor Counter Gambit

Holly McRoberts (USCF 1773) - Jim West (USCF 2237), Marshall Chess Club 7/21/2013

1.e4 e5 2.d4 d6 3.dxe5 dxe5 4.Qxd8+ Kxd8 5.Nf3 Bd6 6.Bc4 f5 7.Nc3 Nc6 8.Bg5+ Nf6 9.O-O-O Ke8 10.Rhe1 Nxe4 11.Nb5 Nxg5 12.Nxg5 Ke7 13.Nf7 Rf8

14.Nfxd6 cxd6 15.Nxd6 Rd8 16.Nb5 Rxd1+ 17.Kxd1 Be6 18.Na3 Rd8+ 19.Kc1 Bxc4 20.Nxc4 Kf6 21.c3 b5 22.Na3 a6 23.Rd1 Rxd1+ 24.Kxd1 e4 25.Kd2 Ke5 26.g3 g5 27.Nc2 f4 28.g4 Kd5 29.b3 a5 30.h3 b4 31.cxb4 Nxb4 32.a3 Nxc2 33.Kxc2 Kd4 34.Kd2 h6 35.Kc2 e3

36.f3 e2 37.Kd2 e1=Q+ 38.Kxe1 Kc3 39.b4 axb4 40.axb4 Kxb4 41.Kd2 Kc4 42.Kc2 Kd4 43.Kd2 Kc4 44.Kc2 Kb4 45.Kb2 Ka4 46.Ka2, draw.

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Round Four: Budapest Gambit, Fajarowicz Variation

Ariel Shusterman (USCF 2000) - Jim West (USCF 2237), Marshall Chess Club 7/21/2013

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.Qc2 h6 14.O-O d6 15.Rad1 b6

16.Bh7+ Kh8 17.Rd5 Qe7 18.Bf5 Bb7 19.Rd4 a5 20.Rfd1 a4 21.c5 dxc5 22.Rd7 Qe5 23.Rxf7 Rf8 24.Rdd7 Rxf7 25.Rxf7 Qd5 26.Be4 Qxe4 27.Qxe4 Bxe4 28.Rxc7 Rd8 29.f3 Rd1+ 30.Kf2 Bc2 31.Rc6 Bb3 32.Rxb6 Rd2+ 33.Kg3 Rxb2 34.e4 Re2

35.Rb5 c4 36.Rc5 Kg8 37.e5 c3 38.Rxc3 Rxe5 39.Rc1 Re2 40.Ra1 g5 41.Kh3 Kg7 42.g3 Rf2 43.f4 Be6+ 44.g4 Rxf4 45.Kg3 Rxg4+ 46.Kf3 Rh4 47.Re1 Kf6 48.Kg2 h5 49.Re3 Bd5+ 50.Kg3 Rg4+ 51.Kf2 Rg2+ 52.Kf1 Rxh2

53.Kg1 Rg2+ 54.Kf1 h4 55.Ke1 g4 56.Rd3 Ke5 57.Re3+ Be4 58.Kf1 h3 59.Rc3 h2 60.Rc5+ Kd4 61.Rh5 Rg1+ 62.Kf2 g3+ 63.Ke2 h1=Q 64.Kd2 Rg2#.