Sunday, September 15, 2013

Rahway Swiss 9/14/2013

On Saturday, I finished with a score of 2-0-2 in the game/45 tournament at Chess Mates.

Round One: Sicilian Defense, King's Indian Attack

Jim West (USCF 2204) - Taran Idnani (USCF 1814), Rahway NJ 9/14/2013

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d3 d6 4.g3 Nf6 5.Bg2 g6 6.O-O Bg7 7.Nbd2 O-O 8.Re1 Bd7 9.c3 Ng4 10.Qc2 Nge5 11.a4 a6

12.Nxe5 Nxe5 13.f4 Nc6 14.Nc4 b5 15.axb5 axb5 16.Rxa8 Qxa8 17.Nb6 Qb7 18.Nxd7 Qxd7 19.Bd2 b4 20.Qa4 Qc7 21.e5 Rc8 22.Bxc6 Qxc6 23.Qxc6 Rxc6 24.cxb4 cxb4 25.Bxb4 dxe5 26.fxe5 Rb6 27.Bc3 Rb3 28.d4 e6 29.Ra1 Bf8 30.Ra8 Kg7

31.Kf1 Bb4 32.Rb8 Bxc3 33.Rxb3 Bxd4 34.Rb5 f6 35.exf6+ Kxf6 36.g4 Be5 37.h3 h5 38.Ke2 hxg4 39.hxg4 Bd4 40.g5+ Kf7 41.Kd3 e5 42.Ke4 Ke6 43.b4 Bc3 44.Rb6+ Kf7 45.b5 Ba5 46.Rf6+ Kg7 47.b6 Kh7 48.b7 Bc7 49.Rf7+ Kg8 50.Rxc7 Kh8 51.b8=Q#.

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Round Two: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Aaron Jacobson (USCF 1975) - Jim West (USCF 2204), Rahway NJ 9/14/2013

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bg5 e6 7.f4 Be7 8.Qf3 Qc7 9.O-O-O Nbd7 10.g4 b5 11.Bxf6 Nxf6 12.g5 Nd7 13.f5 Nc5 14.f6 gxf6 15.gxf6 Bf8

16.Rg1 b4 17.Nce2 Bb7 18.Ng3 O-O-O 19.Bh3 Kb8 20.Nb3 d5 21.Nd2 Bh6 22.Qh5 b3 23.c3 bxa2 24.Kc2 a1=Q 25.Rxa1 Bxd2 26.Kxd2 Nb3+ 27.Ke2 Qc4+ 28.Kf2 Nxa1 29.Rxa1 Qb3 30.Qe5+ Ka8 31.c4 dxc4

32.Bg4 Rd2+ 33.Ne2 Qxb2 34.Qxb2 Rxb2 35.Rd1 Bxe4 36.Ke3 Bd5 37.Nf4 Rb5 38.Nxd5 exd5 39.Bf3 Rd8 40.Kd4 Ka7 41.Re1 Rd7 42.Bg4 Rc7 43.Bf3 c3 44.Bxd5 c2 45.Bc4 Rb4, White resigns.

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Round Three: Caro-Kann Defense, King's Indian Attack

Jim West (USCF 2204) - Jennifer Acon (USCF 1981), Rahway NJ 9/14/2013

1.e4 c6 2.d3 d5 3.Nd2 e5 4.Ngf3 Qc7 5.g3 g6 6.Bg2 Bg7 7.O-O Ne7 8.Re1 O-O 9.c3 h6 10.Qe2 Bg4 11.h3 Bxf3 12.Nxf3 Nd7 13.a4 a5

14.h4 Rae8 15.Bh3 Nc5 16.Qc2 f5 17.exf5 Nxf5 18.Bg2 Nxd3 19.Qxd3 e4 20.Qc2 exf3 21.Bf4 Be5 22.Bxe5 Rxe5 23.Bxf3 Kg7 24.Bg2 Rfe8 25.Qd2 Qe7 26.Rxe5 Qxe5 27.Kf1 Kf6 28.Re1 Qxe1+ 29.Qxe1 Rxe1+ 30.Kxe1 Ke5

31.Kd2 d4 32.Kd3 dxc3 33.Kxc3 g5 34.hxg5 hxg5 35.Kc4 Kd6 36.Be4 Nh6 37.f4 gxf4 38.gxf4 Ng4 39.b4 axb4 40.Kxb4 b6 41.a5 c5+ 42.Kb5 bxa5 43.Kxa5 Nf6 44.Bc2 Kd5 45.Bb3+ c4 46.Bxc4+ Kxc4, draw.

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Round Four: Sicilian Defense, Taimanov Variation

Jim West (USCF 2204) - Alice Dong (USCF 2061), Rahway NJ 9/14/2013

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 e6 5.Nb5 d6 6.Bf4 e5 7.Be3 a6 8.N5c3 Nf6 9.Bc4 Be7 10.Nd5 Nxd5 11.Bxd5 O-O 12.Nc3 Bg5 13.Qd2 Bxe3 14.fxe3 Ne7 15.O-O-O Qc7

16.Kb1 Rb8 17.Bb3 Rd8 18.Rhf1 Be6 19.Rf2 b5 20.Rdf1 Bxb3 21.axb3 Rf8 22.Nd5 Nxd5 23.Qxd5 Rbc8 24.Rd1, draw.