Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Marshall September Grand Prix 9/6/2014

On Saturday, I drew all three games in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round One: English Opening

Andrew Feldheim (USCF 1840) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 9/6/2014

1.Nf3 d6 2.c4 Nf6 3.g3 g6 4.Bg2 Bg7 5.O-O O-O 6.Nc3 e5 7.d3 Nbd7 8.Bd2 a5 9.a3 Nc5 10.Rb1 a4 11.Be3 Nfd7 12.Nd2 f5 13.Nd5 c6 14.Nb4 f4

15.Bxc5 Nxc5 16.Ne4 Nxe4 17.Bxe4 Bh3 18.Bg2 Bxg2 19.Kxg2 Qf6 20.b3 axb3 21.Qxb3 f3+ 22.exf3 Qxf3+ 23.Kg1 Kh8 24.Nc2 Rab8 25.Ne1 Qg4 26.Qd1 Qxd1 27.Rxd1 Ra8 28.Nc2 d5 29.cxd5 cxd5

30.Rb1 Rf7 31.Rb5 Rd7 32.Rfb1 Ra7 33.R1b3 Bf8 34.Nb4 Bxb4 35.R5xb4 Kg7 36.Rb6 Kf7 37.f4 exf4 38.gxf4 Kg7 39.Kf2 Rf7 40.Ke3 Ra4 41.Rxb7 Raxf4 42.Rxf7+ Rxf7 43.a4 Ra7 44.Ra3 Kf6 45.Kf4 g5+ 46.Ke3 Ke5 47.d4+ Kf5

48.a5 Ra6 49.h3 h5 50.Ra2 g4 51.hxg4 hxg4 52.Ra1 Kg5 53.Ra2 Kh4 54.Kf2 g3+ 55.Kg2 Kg4 56.Ra3 Kf4 57.Ra4, draw.

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Round Two: Sicilian Defense, King's Indian Attack

Jim West (FIDE 2037) - Matthew Miyasaka (FIDE 1977), Marshall Chess Club 9/6/2014

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.g3 Nf6 4.d3 g6 5.Bg2 Bg7 6.O-O Nc6 7.Nbd2 Bd7 8.a4 Rb8 9.Nc4 Ng4 10.h3 Nge5 11.Nfxe5 Nxe5 12.Nxe5 Bxe5 13.c3 Qc8 14.f4 Bg7

15.g4 h5 16.f5 hxg4 17.hxg4 c4 18.Qf3 gxf5 19.gxf5 cxd3 20.Qxd3 b5 21.Bf4 bxa4 22.Qg3 Bf6 23.Rab1 Rb3 24.Rfd1 Qb8 25.Qd3 Bb5 26.Qe3 Bc4 27.e5 Bxe5 28.Bc6+ Kf8 29.Bh6+ Bg7 30.Bxg7+ Kxg7 31.Qd4+ f6 32.Qxc4 d5

33.Qg4+ Kf8 34.Bxd5 Qh2+ 35.Kf1 Rb8 36.Rd3 Rd8 37.Qf3 Rxd5 38.Rxd5 Qh1+ 39.Qxh1 Rxh1+ 40.Ke2 Rxb1 41.Ra5 Rxb2+ 42.Kd3 Ra2 43.Rxa7 a3 44.Ra5 Kg7 45.Ra7 Kh6 46.Rxe7 Kg5 47.Ra7 Kxf5

48.c4 Rh2 49.c5 Ke5 50.c6 Kd6 51.c7 Kd7 52.Ke4 a2 53.Kf5 Rf2+ 54.Ke4 Rc2 55.Kf5 Rxc7 56.Rxa2 Ke7 57.Ra6 Rc5+ 58.Kf4 Kf7 59.Ra3 Kg6 60.Kf3 Kg5 61.Kf2 Rc4 62.Rb3 f5 63.Ra3 Rh4 64.Rb3 f4 65.Ra3 Kg4 66.Rb3 Rh2+ 67.Kg1 Re2 68.Kf1 Ra2

69.Rc3 Ra1+ 70.Kf2 Rh1 71.Kg2 Re1 72.Kf2 Re4 73.Ra3 Rb4 74.Rc3 Rb2+ 75.Kf1 f3 76.Rc8, draw.

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Round Three: Pirc Defense

Ed Kopiecki (FIDE 2016) - Jim West (FIDE 2037), Marshall Chess Club 9/6/2014

1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6 4.Be3 c6 5.Qd2 b5 6.f3 Nbd7 7.a4 b4 8.Nd1 a5 9.c3 bxc3 10.bxc3 Bg7 11.Bh6 Bxh6 12.Qxh6 Qb6 13.Nh3 Ba6 14.Kf2 Bxf1 15.Rxf1 e5 16.Kg1 exd4 17.cxd4 Qxd4+ 18.Ndf2 Qe5

19.Rac1 c5 20.Rfd1 Rb8 21.Qd2 Rb4 22.Qxd6 Qxd6 23.Rxd6 Ke7 24.Rc6 Rxa4 25.Nd3 Rb8 26.Nxc5 Nxc5 27.R6xc5 Rb2 28.Rc7+ Ke8 29.Rc8+ Ke7 30.R8c7+ Ke8, draw.