Monday, April 21, 2014

Marshall Sunday Game/45 4/20/2014

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 3-0-1 in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Three: Sicilian Defense, King's Indian Attack

Jim West (USCF 2207) - Yefrem Zats (USCF 2030), Marshall Chess Club 4/20/2014

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d3 Nc6 4.g3 g6 5.Bg2 Bg7 6.O-O Nge7 7.Nbd2 O-O 8.Re1 d5 9.h4 b6 10.e5 Qc7 11.Qe2 Nb4 12.Nf1 Ba6 13.a3 Nbc6 14.Bf4 Nd4

15.Nxd4 cxd4 16.Nh2 Rac8 17.Rac1 h5 18.Nf3 Qc5 19.Bh3 Nc6 20.g4 hxg4 21.Bxg4 Qe7 22.Bg5 Qc7 23.Kg2 Rce8 24.h5 gxh5 25.Bxh5 b5 26.Bf4 Ne7 27.Nxd4 Ng6 28.Bg3 Qe7 29.Nf3 d4 30.Nxd4 Bb7+ 31.Bf3 Qg5

32.Kf1 Nf4 33.Bxf4 Qxf4 34.Qe3 Qxe3 35.fxe3 Bxf3 36.Nxf3 f6 37.Ke2 fxe5 38.Rg1 Rf7 39.Nxe5 Rc7 40.c3 Kh7 41.Rh1+ Bh6 42.Ng4, Black resigns.

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Round Four: King's Indian Defense, Saemisch Variation

Isaac Barayev (USCF 2212) - Jim West (USCF 2207), Marshall Chess Club 4/20/2014

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.f3 O-O 6.Nge2 c5 7.d5 e6 8.Ng3 exd5 9.cxd5 a6 10.a4 Qa5 11.Bf4 Ne8 12.Bd2 Qc7 13.Be2 Nd7 14.O-O Rb8 15.Rc1 c4

16.b3 Qb6+ 17.Kh1 Qxb3 18.Qe1 Ne5 19.f4 Nd3 20.Bxd3 cxd3 21.f5 Bd7 22.Rf3 Qc4 23.Nf1 Bxa4 24.Ne3 Qd4 25.Nb1 Bb5 26.f6 Nxf6 27.Bc3 Qxe4 28.Bxf6 Bxf6 29.Rxf6 Rbe8 30.Rf3 Rc8 31.Nc3 Qb4 32.Nxb5 d2, White resigns.