Thursday, December 5, 2013

FIDE Mondays 12/2/2013

On Monday evening, my opponent blundered in what should have been a drawn endgame, at the Marshall Chess Club.

With 5 seconds left on his clock, he played 69...Nc8 instead of the correct 69...Nc4.

Round One: Sicilian Defense, King's Indian Attack

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Cameron Hull (USCF 1749), Marshall Chess Club 12/2/2013

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d3 d5 4.Nbd2 Nc6 5.g3 Nf6 6.Bg2 g6 7.O-O Bg7 8.Re1 O-O 9.c3 b6 10.Qc2 Bb7 11.a4 Rc8 12.Nf1 Re8

13.Bd2 Ng4 14.h3 Nge5 15.Nxe5 Nxe5 16.f4 Nc6 17.exd5 exd5 18.Rxe8+ Qxe8 19.Re1 Qd7 20.Ne3 d4 21.Nc4 Re8 22.Rxe8+ Qxe8 23.Nd6 Qd7 24.Nxb7 Qxb7 25.a5 dxc3 26.Bxc3 Nd4 27.Bxb7 Nxc2 28.axb6 axb6

29.Kf2 Nd4 30.g4 Bf6 31.Bd5 Bh4+ 32.Ke3 Bf6 33.Ke4 Bg7 34.f5 Nb5 35.Bxg7 Kxg7 36.fxg6 hxg6 37.Bc4 Nd6+ 38.Ke5 Ne8 39.g5 Kf8 40.Kd5 f5 41.gxf6 Nxf6+ 42.Kc6 Ke7 43.Kxb6 Kd6 44.h4 Nh5 45.Bf7 Nf4 46.Kb5 Ke7

47.Bxg6 Nxg6 48.Kxc5 Nxh4 49.b4 Kd7 50.Kb6 Kc8 51.d4 Nf5 52.d5 Nd6 53.Kc6 Nb7 54.b5 Nd8+ 55.Kc5 Nb7+ 56.Kb6 Kb8 57.Kc6 Kc8 58.Kb6 Kb8 59.Ka6 Kc8 60.Ka7 Nd6 61.b6 Kd7 62.Kb8 Nb5 63.Ka8 Nd6

64.Kb8 Ke7 65.Kc7 Ne8+ 66.Kc8 Nd6+ 67.Kb8 Kf6 68.Kc7 Ke5 69.Kc6 Nc8 70.b7 Ne7+ 71.Kd7, Black forfeits.