Tuesday, February 18, 2014

USATE 2014, Day 1

Pictured from the USATE 2014 is the team Ferrero Forever with Irina Krush, Jim West, Steve Hrop, and Michael O'Connor.

Round Two: Caro-Kann Defense, Exchange Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Daniel Hayon (USCF 1768), Parsippany NJ 2/15/2014

1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 cxd5 4.Bd3 Nc6 5.c3 Qc7 6.Ne2 e6 7.Bf4 Bd6 8.Qd2 Bxf4 9.Qxf4 Qxf4 10.Nxf4 Nf6 11.O-O O-O 12.Nd2 Rb8

13.a4 b6 14.Rfe1 a6 15.f3 b5 16.axb5 axb5 17.b4 Nd7 18.Nb3 h6 19.h4 Nf6 20.g4 Ne8 21.Ra2 Nd6 22.Rea1 Bb7 23.Nc5 Rfd8 24.Kf2 Nc4 25.g5 hxg5 26.hxg5 e5 27.dxe5 N6xe5 28.Be2 Bc6 29.Nb3 Be8 30.Nd4 Nc6

31.Nxc6 Bxc6 32.Rd1 Rd7 33.Bxc4 bxc4 34.Ne2 R7d8 35.Nd4 Bb7 36.Re1 Re8 37.Rxe8+ Rxe8 38.Ra7 Re7 39.Nc6 Rd7 40.Na5 Bc8 41.Ra8 Rc7 42.Ke3 Kf8 43.b5 Ke7 44.b6 d4+ 45.Kxd4 Rd7+ 46.Kxc4 Bb7 47.Nxb7 Rxb7 48.Ra7, Black resigns.