Monday, September 2, 2013

New Jersey Open 9/1/2013

On Sunday, this game was played in the New Jersey Open at the Headquarters Hyatt.

Round Four: French Defense, Exchange Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Ethan Klein (USCF 1956), Morristown NJ 9/1/2013

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 exd5 4.Nf3 Bd6 5.Bd3 Ne7 6.O-O O-O 7.Re1 h6 8.c3 Bf5 9.Bxf5 Nxf5 10.Qd3 Qd7 11.Nbd2 Nc6 12.Nf1 Rfe8 13.Bd2 a6

14.Ng3 Bxg3 15.hxg3 Nd6 16.Rxe8+ Rxe8 17.Re1 Rxe1+ 18.Bxe1 Qe6 19.Kf1 Qe4 20.Qxe4 Nxe4 21.Ng1 Ne7 22.f3 Nd6 23.Ke2 f6 24.g4 g5 25.Bg3 Nec8 26.Kd3 Kf7 27.Ne2 Ke6 28.b3 b5 29.Nc1 c6 30.Bxd6 Nxd6 31.b4 f5

32.gxf5+ Kxf5 33.g4+ Kg6 34.Ke2 h5 35.gxh5+ Kxh5 36.Nd3 Nb7 37.Ne5 Nd8 38.Nd7 g4 39.Nf6+ Kg5 40.Nxg4 Kf4 41.Ne5 Kf5 42.Ke3 Kg5 43.Nd7 Kf5 44.Nc5 Kg5 45.Nxa6 Kf5 46.Nc5 Kg5 47.Nd3 Kf5 48.Ne5 Kg5 49.f4+ Kf5 50.Kf3 Ne6

51.Nxc6 Nxf4 52.Na7 Nd3 53.Nxb5 Nb2 54.Nc7 Na4 55.Nxd5 Ke6 56.c4 Nb2 57.Ne3 Nxc4 58.Nxc4 Kd5 59.b5, Black resigns.