Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Marshall June Under 2300 6/8/2014

On Sunday, playing in the one day schedule, I drew these games in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round One: Sicilian Defense, King's Indian Attack

Jim West (USCF 2206) - Alexander King (USCF 2314), Marshall Chess Club 6/8/2014

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d3 d5 4.Nbd2 Nc6 5.g3 Nf6 6.Bg2 g6 7.O-O Bg7 8.Re1 O-O 9.a4 b6 10.c3 a5 11.Qc2 Bb7 12.Nf1 Rc8 13.h4 e5 14.Bg5 d4 15.Rad1 h6 16.Bc1 Rc7

17.N1d2 Re7 18.Nc4 Nd7 19.Qb3 Kh8 20.h5 g5 21.Nd6 Nf6 22.Nf5 Nxh5 23.Nxe7 Nxe7 24.cxd4 exd4 25.Nd2 Nc6 26.Nc4 Nb4 27.Bd2 f5 28.Bxb4 axb4 29.a5 b5 30.Nd2 Qxa5 31.Ra1 Qb6 32.Qd1, draw.

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Round Two: Philidor Counter Gambit

Neil Fairclough (USCF 2205) - Jim West (USCF 2206), Marshall Chess Club 6/8/2014

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bc4 f5 4.d4 Nc6 5.exf5 Bxf5 6.dxe5 dxe5 7.Qe2 Bd6 8.Bb5 Qe7 9.Nc3 Nf6 10.Bg5 O-O 11.Nd5 Qf7

12.Bxf6 gxf6 13.c3 Kh8 14.Ne3 Be6 15.Bc4 Bxc4 16.Qxc4 Qxc4 17.Nxc4 Rg8 18.g3 Rad8 19.Nh4 Ne7 20.b4, draw.

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Round Four: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Alan Bokiev (FIDE 1831) - Jim West (FIDE 2043), Marshall Chess Club 6/8/2014

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.a4 Qc7 7.Be3 e5 8.Nb3 Be7 9.a5 Be6 10.Nd5 Nxd5 11.exd5 Bf5 12.c4 Nd7 13.f4 exf4 14.Bxf4 O-O 15.Be2 Bf6 16.Qd2 Rfe8 17.O-O Bg6

18.Rfc1 Nc5 19.Nxc5 Qxc5+ 20.Kh1 Qf2 21.Re1 Be5 22.Be3 Qh4 23.Bg1 Rac8 24.Bf1 Qf6 25.Ra2 h6 26.Bd3 Bxd3 27.Qxd3 Qh4 28.Re4 Qg5 29.Be3 Qh5 30.Bg1 f5 31.Re2 Bxh2 32.g4 Qxg4 33.Rxh2 Re1 34.Rg2 Qh4+ 35.Rh2 Qxc4 36.Qxc4 Rxc4

37.b3 Rg4 38.Rag2 Rxg2 39.Rxg2 Rd1 40.Rc2 Rxd5 41.Rc7 Rxa5 42.Rxb7 Rb5 43.Ra7 Rxb3 44.Rxa6 Rd3 45.Ra7 Kh7 46.Bh2 Kg6 47.Ra6 Kh5 48.Bxd6 g5 49.Bf8 Kg4 50.Bxh6 Kg3 51.Ra1 g4 52.Rf1 Kh3 53.Bf4 g3

54.Kg1 g2 55.Re1 Kg4 56.Be3 Kf3 57.Bf2 f4 58.Ra1 Rb3 59.Rc1 Rd3 60.Ra1 Rb3, draw.