Monday, September 16, 2013

Rahway Swiss 9/15/2013

On Sunday morning, I finished with a score of 1-1-0 plus a full point bye in the game/30 tournament at Chess Mates.

Round Two: French Defense, Exchange Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Rishi Rajendran (USCF 1931), Rahway NJ 9/15/2013

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 exd5 4.Nf3 Nf6 5.Bd3 Be7 6.O-O O-O 7.Bg5 h6 8.Bh4 Bg4 9.Nbd2 c5 10.dxc5 Bxc5 11.c3 d4

12.Bxf6 Qxf6 13.Ne4 Qc6 14.Nxc5 Qxc5 15.cxd4 Qb6 16.b3 Nc6 17.d5 Nd4 18.Bh7+ Kxh7 19.Qxd4 Bxf3 20.Qd3+ Kg8 21.Qxf3 Rad8 22.Rfd1 Rfe8 23.g3 Qa5 24.a4 Re5 25.d6 Qb6 26.Rd3 Re6 27.Rad1 Kf8

28.h4 Rf6 29.Qg2 Rd7 30.R1d2 Kg8 31.Qe4 Re6 32.Qf3 Rf6 33.Qg4 Rdxd6 34.Rxd6 Rxd6 35.Rxd6 Qxd6 36.Qc8+ Kh7 37.Qxb7 Qe6 38.b4 a6 39.b5 a5 40.Qc6 Qe1+ 41.Kg2 Qb4 42.b6 f5 43.b7 h5 44.Qd5 g6

45.Qc6 Qb1 46.Qc7+ Kh6 47.Qf4+ g5 48.hxg5+ Kg6 49.b8=Q, Black resigns.