Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Marshall July Grand Prix 7/20/2014

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

Round Four: King's Indian Defense, Fianchetto Variation

Jonathan Maxwell (USCF 2030) - Jim West (USCF 2203), Marshall Chess Club 7/20/2014

1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.g3 Bg7 4.Bg2 O-O 5.c4 d6 6.Nc3 Nbd7 7.O-O e5 8.Qc2 c6 9.b3 Re8 10.dxe5 dxe5 11.e4 Qc7 12.h3 a5 13.Be3 Bf8

14.Na4 b6 15.Rfd1 Nc5 16.Nxc5 bxc5 17.Bg5 Nh5 18.Rd2 Ng7 19.Bf6 Nh5 20.Bg5 h6 21.Be3 Kh7 22.Rad1 Ng7 23.Qc3 f6 24.Ne1 Ne6 25.Nd3 Nd4 26.f4 Qe7 27.Rf2 Bg7 28.fxe5 fxe5 29.Qd2 Be6 30.Rdf1 a4

31.Nc1 axb3 32.axb3 Reb8 33.Bxd4 cxd4 34.Kh2 h5 35.Qc2 h4 36.Bf3 hxg3+ 37.Kxg3 Bh6 38.Bg4 Bf4+ 39.Rxf4 exf4+ 40.Rxf4 Rf8 41.Nd3 Rxf4 42.Nxf4 Bxg4 43.hxg4 Qe5 44.Qh2+ Kg7 45.Kf3 Rf8 46.g5 Qxg5 47.Qg3 Qxg3+ 48.Kxg3 Kf6

49.e5+ Kf5 50.e6 Rb8 51.Ne2 Rxb3+ 52.Kf2 c5 53.e7 Rb8 54.Ng3+ Ke5 55.Kf3 Re8 56.Ne4 Rxe7 57.Nxc5 Kf5 58.Kf2 Rc7 59.Nb3 Rxc4 60.Ke2 Ke5, White resigns.