Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Manhattan Open 7/27/2014

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 1-0-3 plus a half point bye at the Manhattan Open.

Round Four: Pirc Defense

Maxwell Schwartz (USCF 2095) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Manhattan Open 7/27/2014

1.d4 Nf6 2.Bf4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.Nf3 O-O 6.Qd2 Nc6 7.O-O-O Bg4 8.Be2 Bxf3 9.Bxf3 e5 10.dxe5 dxe5 11.Qxd8 Rfxd8 12.Bg5 Nd4 13.Nd5 Rd6

14.Rxd4 exd4 15.Ne7+ Kf8 16.e5 Kxe7 17.exd6+ Kxd6 18.Bf4+ Kd7 19.Bxb7 Re8 20.Ba6 Nd5 21.Bd2 f5 22.Re1 Rxe1+ 23.Bxe1 Kd6 24.Bd2 Be5 25.g3 h5 26.Kd1 h4 27.Ke2 hxg3 28.hxg3 d3+ 29.Bxd3 Bxb2

30.g4 Ke5 31.gxf5 gxf5 32.Kf3 c6 33.Bh6 Kf6 34.Bd2, draw.

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Round Five: King's Indian Attack

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Daniel Vulis (USCF 2081), Manhattan Open 7/27/2014

1.e4 d6 2.Nf3 Nf6 3.d3 c6 4.g3 Bg4 5.Bg2 e6 6.O-O d5 7.Nbd2 Be7 8.c3 O-O 9.Qc2 Nbd7 10.e5 Ne8 11.d4 c5 12.Re1 Qb6 13.Qb3 Nc7

14.Qxb6 axb6 15.h3 Bf5 16.Nf1 Rfc8 17.Bd2 Nb5 18.a4 Nc7 19.Ne3 Be4 20.Nh2 Bd3 21.Bf1 Bg6 22.f4 c4 23.g4 Be4 24.Nxc4 Bc2 25.Ne3 Bxa4 26.Nf3 Bb3 27.Bd3 b5 28.f5 Nb6 29.g5 Nc4 30.f6 Bf8

31.Bxc4 bxc4 32.Rec1 gxf6 33.gxf6 Bh6 34.Ng4 Bxd2 35.Nxd2 Rxa1 36.Rxa1 Ra8 37.Nh6+ Kf8 38.Nxb3 cxb3 39.Rb1 Ra2 40.Kf2 Na8 41.Kf3 Nb6 42.Rg1 Ke8 43.Rg8+ Kd7 44.Nxf7 Rxb2 45.Nd6 Rb1

46.f7 Rf1+ 47.Ke2 b2 48.Kxf1 b1=Q+ 49.Kg2 Qc2+ 50.Kg1 Qd1+ 51.Kf2 Qd2+ 52.Kg1 Qe3+, draw.