Sunday, October 13, 2013

Rahway Swiss 10/12/2013

On National Chess Day,  I finished with a score of 3-1-0 in the tournament at Chess Mates.

Round One: Philidor Counter Gambit

John Cartier (USCF 1543) - Jim West (USCF 2215), Rahway NJ 10/12/2013

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 Ke8 10.Rfe1 Nxe4 11.Nxe4 fxe4 12.Rxe4 Bf5 13.Re2 Kd7 14.Rd1 Rae8 15.Bf7 Ref8 16.Bc4 Kc8

17.c3 h6 18.Bh4 Bg4 19.Bd5 Re8 20.h3 Be6 21.Bg3 Bxd5 22.Rxd5 e4 23.Bxd6 exf3 24.Rxe8+ Rxe8 25.Bg3 fxg2 26.Kxg2 b6 27.b4 Re7 28.Bh4 g5 29.Bg3 a5 30.a3 Re2 31.b5 Na7 32.a4 Re4 33.Rd4 Rxd4 34.cxd4 c6 35.bxc6 Nxc6

36.d5 Ne7 37.d6 Nf5 38.Be5 Kd7 39.Kf3 Nxd6 40.Bg7 Nf5 41.Bc3 Ke6 42.Ke4 Nd6+ 43.Kd4 b5 44.Bxa5 bxa4 45.Bb4 a3 46.Ke3 Nb5 47.Bf8 Kf7 48.Bxa3 Nxa3 49.f4 Kf6 50.fxg5+ hxg5 51.h4 Nc4+ 52.Ke4 gxh4 

53.Kf4 Nd6 54.Kg4 Nf5 55.Kf4 Kg6 56.Kg4 Kh6 57.Kf4 Kh5 58.Kxf5 h3 59.Kf4 h2, White resigns.