Monday, January 27, 2014

Marshall Sunday Game/45 1/26/2014

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

Round Three: Philidor Counter Gambit

Frank Ashmun (USCF 2140) - Jim West (USCF 2221), Marshall Chess Club 1/26/2014

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.Nc3 fxe4 5.Nxe4 d5 6.Ng3 e4 7.Ne5 Nf6 8.c4 Bd6 9.cxd5 O-O 10.Bg5 Qe8 11.Be2 Bxe5 12.dxe5 Qxe5 13.Bxf6 gxf6 14.O-O f5 

15.Qc2 Nd7 16.Rac1 Nb6 17.Rfd1 Rf7 18.Qc3 Qd6 19.Qc5 Qe5 20.d6 Qxc5 21.Rxc5 cxd6 22.Rxd6 Bd7 23.Nh5 Raf8 24.Rc7 Be6 25.Rxf7 Kxf7, draw.

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Round Four: Larsen's Opening

Jim West (USCF 2221) - Jose De Villa (USCF 2001), Marshall Chess Club 1/26/2014

1.b3 e5 2.Bb2 Nc6 3.c4 d6 4.e3 Nf6 5.d3 Be7 6.Nf3 Bg4 7.Be2 Qd7 8.Nbd2 Bf5 9.a3 O-O 10.b4 a6 11.O-O Rfe8 12.Rc1 Rad8 13.Re1 Bg6

14.Nh4 d5 15.Nxg6 hxg6 16.cxd5 Qxd5 17.Qb3 Qd7 18.Nf3 Bd6 19.Red1 Qe7 20.Rc2 Nb8 21.Rdc1 b5 22.d4 e4 23.Ne5 Kf8 24.f4 Bxe5 25.dxe5 Nd5 26.Bd4 Kg8 27.Bc5 Qe6 28.Rb2 Nd7 29.Bd4 N7b6 30.h3 g5 31.Bg4 Qh6 32.f5 Nc4

33.Rxc4 bxc4 34.Qxc4 Qh4 35.Rf2 Qg3 36.e6 fxe6 37.fxe6 Nxe3 38.Bxe3 Re7 39.Bxg5 e3 40.Rf1 Rd2 41.Qe4 Re8 42.e7 Rf2 43.Be6+ Kh8 44.Qh4+ Qxh4 45.Bxh4 g5 46.Bxg5 Rxf1+ 47.Kxf1 Kg7 48.Bd7, Black resigns.