Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Marshall Masters 8/19/2014

On Tuesday evening, I drew these games in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round One: French Defense, Exchange Variation

Jim West (FIDE Rapid 2046) - Irina Krush (FIDE Rapid 2474), Marshall Chess Club 8/19/2014

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 exd5 4.Nf3 Nc6 5.c3 Bd6 6.Bd3 Nge7 7.O-O Bg4 8.Re1 Qd7 9.Nbd2 O-O 10.h3 Bf5 11.Nf1 Rae8 12.Qc2 Bxd3 13.Qxd3 Ng6 14.Bd2 a6

15.Rxe8 Rxe8 16.Re1 Re6 17.Rxe6 fxe6 18.N1h2 Bxh2+ 19.Kxh2 e5 20.dxe5 Ncxe5 21.Nxe5 Nxe5 22.Qe2 Qf5 23.Be3 Nd3 24.Bd4 Qe4 25.Qxe4 dxe4 26.c4 c5 27.Be3 Nxb2 28.Bxc5 Kf7 29.Kg3 g6 30.Bd4 Nxc4 31.Kf4 Ke6 32.Kxe4 Nd6+ 33.Kd3 Kd5

34.f4 b5 35.g4 b4 36.Bg7 a5 37.Bf8 Nb5 38.Bg7 Nd6 39.Bf8 Ne4 40.f5 gxf5 41.gxf5 Nf2+ 42.Ke3 Nxh3 43.Be7 Ke5 44.f6 Ng5 45.Kd3 Kd5 46.Bd8 a4 47.Be7 b3 48.axb3 axb3 49.Kc3 h5 50.Kxb3 Nf7

51.Bb4 h4 52.Be1 h3 53.Bg3 Ke6 54.Kc3 Kxf6 55.Kd3 Kf5 56.Ke3 Kg4 57.Kf2 Ng5 58.Bb8 Nf3 59.Bc7 Nd2 60.Kg1 Nf3+ 61.Kh1, and drawn in ? moves.

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Round Four: Larsen's Opening

Jim West (FIDE Rapid 2046) - Matan Prilleltensky (FIDE Rapid 2202), Marshall Chess Club 8/19/14

1.b3 e5 2.Bb2 Nc6 3.c4 Nf6 4.e3 Be7 5.a3 a5 6.d3 d5 7.cxd5 Nxd5 8.Nf3 Qd6 9.Nbd2 f6 10.Ne4 Qd8 11.Qc2 O-O 12.Be2 Qe8 13.O-O Qg6 14.Kh1 Kh8 15.Rac1 Qh6 16.Rg1 Bg4

17.Nc5 Nd8 18.Qc4 Bxf3 19.Bxf3 Nb6 20.Qb5 Bxc5 21.Qxc5 Ne6 22.Qb5 a4 23.b4 Rab8, draw.