Thursday, February 27, 2014

February Grand Prix 2/23/2014

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 1-1-2 and a zero point bye in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Five: Philidor Counter Gambit

Bryan Quick (USCF 1686) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 2/23/2014

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.dxe5 fxe4 5.Ng5 d5 6.c4 Bb4+ 7.Nc3 d4 8.a3 Bxc3+ 9.bxc3 e3 10.Nf3 exf2+ 11.Kxf2 dxc3 12.Qxd8+ Kxd8 13.Bg5+ Ke8 14.Nd4 Ne7 15.Bd3 Na6 16.Ke3 c6

17.Rhf1 Nc5 18.Bc2 h6 19.Bh4 Be6 20.Nxe6 Nxe6 21.Rab1 b6 22.Be1 Rf8 23.Bxc3 Rxf1 24.Rxf1 Kd7 25.Rf7 Rf8 26.Bg6 Rxf7 27.Bxf7 g6 28.Bxe6+ Kxe6 29.g4 a6 30.h4 b5 31.Kd4 h5 32.gxh5 gxh5 33.cxb5 axb5

34.Kc5 Nf5 35.Kxc6 Nxh4 36.Be1 Nf3 37.Bg3 Nd4+ 38.Kc5 Nc2 39.Kxb5 Nxa3+ 40.Kc5 Nc2 41.Kc4 Ne3+ 42.Kd3 Nf5 43.Bh2 Kd5 44.Ke2 Ne7 45.Kf3 Ng6 46.Bg3 Nxe5+ 47.Bxe5 Kxe5 48.Kg3 Kf5 49.Kh4 Kg6, draw.