Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Tuesday FIDE Action 4/1/2014

Last night, I played these games in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Two: Center Game

Eric Balck (FIDE Rapid 1999) - Jim West (FIDE Rapid 2062), Marshall Chess Club 4/1/2014

1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 d6 3.d4 exd4 4.Qxd4 Nc6 5.Bb5 Bd7 6.Qe3 Nf6 7.Nf3 Be7 8.Bd2 O-O 9.h3 a6 10.Be2 Re8 11.O-O-O Bf8

12.Qf4 Ne7 13.g4 Ng6 14.Qg3 Nxe4 15.Nxe4 Rxe4 16.Bd3 Re8 17.Ng5 Be7 18.h4 Bc6 19.Rh2 h6 20.h5 Ne5 21.Nh3 Nxd3+ 22.Qxd3 Bf6 23.f4 Be4 24.Qg3 c6 25.g5 hxg5 26.Nxg5 Qb6 27.Bc3 Bxc3 28.Qxc3 Bf5

29.h6 gxh6 30.Rxh6 Qe3+ 31.Qxe3 Rxe3 32.Rg1 Bg6 33.Nxf7 Kxf7 34.Rhxg6 Re1+ 35.Rxe1 Kxg6 36.Re6+ Kf5 37.Rxd6 Kxf4 38.Rd7 Rb8 39.Kd2 Ke5 40.Kc3 Ke6 41.Rd3 Rh8 42.a4 Rh5 43.b4 Rd5 44.Re3+ Kd7 45.Kc4 Rh5 46.Rd3+ Kc7, draw.

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Round Three: King's Indian Defense, Fianchetto Variation

John Gaspar (FIDE 1966) - Jim West (FIDE Rapid 2062), Marshall Chess Club 4/1/2014

1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.c4 Bg7 4.g3 O-O 5.Bg2 d6 6.O-O Nbd7 7.Nc3 e5 8.e4 c6 9.Re1 Re8 10.Bg5 h6 11.Be3 Ng4 12.Bc1 exd4 13.Nxd4 Nge5

14.f4 Nxc4 15.b3 Ncb6 16.a4 Nc5 17.Be3 a5 18.Rc1 Nbd7 19.Bf2 Nf8 20.Qc2 Nce6 21.Rcd1 Nxd4 22.Bxd4 Bxd4+ 23.Rxd4 Qb6 24.Qf2 Qxb3 25.Re3 Qe6 26.e5 d5 27.Qc2 Qf5 28.Qd1 h5 29.Rd2 Ne6 30.Ne2 Ng7 31.Nd4 Qd7

32.h3 Nf5 33.Red3 Nxd4 34.Rxd4 Qc7 35.Kh2 Be6 36.R4d3 Kg7 37.Bf3 Rh8 38.Qc2 Bf5, White resigns.