Monday, November 4, 2013

Marshall November Grand Prix 11/3/2013

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 2-0-2 in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Three: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

David Brodsky (FIDE 1969) - Jim West (FIDE 2089), Marshall Chess Club 11/3/2013

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be2 e5 7.Nb3 Be7 8.Be3 Be6 9.O-O O-O 10.Qd3 Nbd7 11.Nd5 Rc8 12.Rad1 Re8 13.c4 Bf8

14.Nd2 Bxd5 15.cxd5 Nc5 16.Qb1 g6 17.f3 Bg7 18.Bd3 Nh5 19.g3 Rf8 20.Bc2 a5 21.Rc1 Na6 22.a3 Qd7 23.b4 axb4 24.axb4 Qb5 25.Bd3 Qxb4 26.Bxa6 Qxb1 27.Rxb1 bxa6 28.Rb6 Rc3 29.Re1 Rd8 30.Rxa6 f5

31.Rc6 Rdc8 32.Rxd6 Bf8 33.Rc6 R8xc6 34.dxc6 Rxc6 35.exf5 gxf5 36.Bf2 Bb4 37.Rxe5 Bxd2 38.Rxf5 Ng7 39.Rd5 Bb4 40.g4 Ne6 41.Bg3 Rc2 42.f4 Bc5+ 43.Kf1 Nd4 44.Rd8+ Kg7 45.Rd7+ Kg8

46.Rd8+ Kf7 47.Rd7+ Kg6 48.f5+ Nxf5 49.gxf5+ Kxf5 50.Rxh7 Kg6, draw.

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Round Four: French Defense, King's Indian Attack

Jim West (FIDE 2089) - Wesley Hellner (FIDE 1813), Marshall Chess Club 11/3/2013

1.e4 e6 2.d3 d5 3.Nd2 c5 4.Ngf3 Nc6 5.g3 Nf6 6.Bg2 Be7 7.O-O O-O 8.e5 Nd7 9.Re1 b5 10.Nf1 Bb7 11.h4 Qc7 12.Bf4 h6 13.N1h2 Kh7 14.h5 Rh8 15.Qd2 d4 16.a4 a6

17.Ng4 Kg8 18.axb5 axb5 19.Rxa8+ Bxa8 20.Ra1 Bb7 21.Qe1 Nb4 22.Qe2 Bd5 23.Ne1 Qb7 24.c3 dxc3 25.bxc3 Bxg2 26.Nxg2 Na6 27.Qa2 Ndb8 28.Ne1 Bg5 29.Qd2 Bxf4 30.Qxf4 Kh7 31.Nf3 Rf8 32.Nd2 Rh8 33.Ne4 Kg8 

34.Nd6 Qd7 35.Ra5 b4 36.cxb4 cxb4 37.Rb5 Qe7 38.Rb7 Nd7 39.Qc4 Nac5 40.Rxb4 Nxe5 41.Qxc5 Nxd3 42.Rb8+ Kh7 43.Rxh8+ Kxh8 44.Qd4 Ne1 45.Ne5 Kg8 46.Qb4 Qc7 47.Ndxf7 Nf3+ 48.Nxf3 Qxf7

49.Qg4 Qf6 50.Kg2 Kf8 51.Qf4 Qxf4 52.gxf4 Ke7 53.Ne5 Kf6 54.Kg3 Kf5 55.f3 g5 56.hxg6, Black resigns.