Sunday, September 21, 2014

Cherry Street Open 9/20/2014

On Saturday, I finished with a score of 2-2-0 in the tournament at Chess Mates.

Round Four: King's Indian Defense

Luke Drennan (USCF 1724) - Jim West (USCF 2205), Rahway NJ 9/20/2014

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.Bf4 O-O 5.Nf3 d6 6.e3 Nc6 7.Bd3 Bg4 8.Be2 Nh5 9.Bg3 Nxg3 10.hxg3 e5 11.d5 Bxf3 12.gxf3 Nb8 13.Qb3 b6 14.Rh2 Nd7 15.O-O-O f5 16.Rdh1 h6

17.Qd1 Nf6 18.f4 Qd7 19.f3 Rae8 20.c5 Qe7 21.c6 e4 22.Rxh6 Bxh6 23.Rxh6 Kg7 24.Qh1 Rh8 25.Rxh8 Rxh8 26.Qg2 exf3 27.Qxf3 Re8 28.Nb5 Qxe3+ 29.Qxe3 Rxe3 30.Nxc7 Rxe2 31.Ne6+ Rxe6 32.dxe6 Ne8

33.a4 Kf6 34.b4 a6 35.b5 axb5 36.axb5 Kxe6 37.Kc2 Nc7 38.Kc3 Nxb5+ 39.Kc4 Nc7 40.Kd4 b5 41.Kc3 Kd5 42.Kb4 Kxc6 43.Kc3 Kc5 44.Kd3 d5 45.Ke3 d4+ 46.Kf3 Kc4 47.g4 fxg4+ 48.Kxg4 Ne6 49.fx5 gxf5+ 50.Kf3 Kc3

51.Ke2 d3+ 52.Kd1 b4 53.Kc1 b3 54.Kd1 b2 55.Ke1 b1=Q+ 56.Kf2 d2 57.Ke3 d1=Q 58.Kf2 Qf1+ 59.Kg3 Qbd3+ 60.Kh2 Qf2+ 61.Kh1 Qd1#.