Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Marshall February Under 2300 2/8/2015

On Sunday, I won this game in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Four: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Derek Chen (USCF 1814) - Jim West (USCF 2208), Marshall Chess Club 2/8/2015

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be2 e5 7.Nb3 Be7 8.a4 Be6 9.f4 Qc7 10.O-O O-O 11.f5 Bc4 12.g4 d5

13.exd5 Rd8 14.Bg5 Bxe2 15.Qxe2 Nxd5 16.Nxd5 Rxd5 17.Bxe7 Qxe7 18.Qe4 Rd6 19.Rf3 Nc6 20.Rh3 Qf6 21.Kh1 Rad8 22.Rg1 Rd1 23.Rh5 Qd6 24.Rxd1 Qxd1+ 25.Kg2 Qd5 26.Qxd5 Rxd5 27.Kf3 f6

28.Ke4 Rd1 29.Nc5 Rd4+ 30.Kf3 Nd8 31.b3 a5 32.Rh3 b6 33.Nd3 Nc6 34.Kg3 g6 35.fxg6 hxg6 36.Kh4 Kg7 37.c3 g5+ 38.Kh5 Rd8, 0-1.