Thursday, February 20, 2014

USATE 2014, Day 3

On Monday, I finished with a score of 4-1-1 at the USATE 2014 in Parsippany.

Round Five: Sicilian Defense, Closed Variation

Gregory Kaden (USCF 2129) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Parsippany NJ 2/17/2014

1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 d6 3.g3 Nc6 4.Bg2 g6 5.d3 Bg7 6.Be3 Rb8 7.Qd2 b5 8.h3 b4 9.Nd1 e5 10.f4 Nge7 11.Nf3 O-O 12.O-O f5

13.c3 bxc3 14.bxc3 Qa5 15.a4 Ba6 16.Ng5 Nd8 17.Nf2 h6 18.Qa2+ c4 19.Nf3 Ndc6 20.Rac1 Kh7 21.dxc4 Qc7 22.Rfd1 fxe4 23.Nxe4 Nf5 24.Bf2 exf4 25.g4 Ne3 26.Bxe3 fxe3 27.Nxd6 Ne5 28.Nxe5 Bxe5 29.Nb5 Qe7

30.Nd4 Rf2 31.Nc6 Qb7 32.Rb1 Rxa2 33.Rxb7+ Bxb7 34.Rd7+ Kh8 35.Nxb8 Rxg2+ 36.Kf1 e2+, White resigns.