Monday, March 23, 2015

"Chess Mates" Super Swiss 3/22/2015

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 1-0-2 plus two half point byes in the tournament at Chess Mates which set a new attendance record with 36 players.

Round Four: English Opening, Reversed Sicilian

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Boris Privman (USCF 2305), Rahway NJ 3/22/2015

1.Nf3 d6 2.g3 g6 3.Bg2 Bg7 4.O-O e5 5.d3 Ne7 6.c4 O-O 7.Nc3 c6 8.Bd2 d5 9.Qc1 Re8 10.Bh6 Bh8 11.e4 d4 12.Ne2 a5 13.h4 Nd7 14.Qd2 Nc5 15.h5 Bg4 16.hxg6 Nxg6

17.Nh2 Bxe2 18.Qxe2 Bg7 19.Bd2 Qd7 20.b4 axb4 21.Bxb4 Ne6 22.Rfb1 b5 23.cxb5 cxb5 24.a3 Rac8 25.Rc1 Rxc1+ 26.Rc1 Rc8 27.Qd2 Rc6 28.Bh3 Qc8 29.Rxc6 Qxc6 30.Bxe6 Qxe6 31.Kg2 h6 32.Qc2 f5

33.f3 fxe4 34.fxe4 h5 35.Qc5 h4 36.Qxb5 h3+ 37.Kg1 Qa2 38.Qd5+ Qxd5 39.exd5 Bf8 40.d6 Kf7 41.Nf3 Ke6 42.Ng5+ Kd7 43.Ne4 Kc6 44.Kh2 Bh6 45.Kxh3 Nf8 46.Kg4 Nd7 47.Kf5 Bg7 48.g4 Kd5 49.g5 Nf8 50.a4 Kc6

51.Nf6 Bh8 52.Kxe5 Nd7+ 53.Kxd4 Bxf6+ 54.gxf6 Nxf6 55.Ke5 Nd7+ 56.Ke6 Nf8+ 57.Ke7 Ng6+ 58.Ke8 Nf4 59.d7 Nxd3 60.Ba3, Black resigns.

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Round Five: King's Indian Defense, Averbakh Variation

Vladimir Polyakin (USCF 2100) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Rahway NJ 3/22/2015

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.Be2 O-O 6.Bg5 h6 7.Be3 c5 8.d5 e6 9.dxe6 Bxe6 10.Qd2 Kh7 11.Rd1 Qa5 12.h3 Nc6 13.Nf3 Rad8 14.O-O Ne5

15.b3 Nxf3+ 16.Bxf3 Nd7 17.Nb5 Qxd2 18.Rxd2 Ne5 19.Be2 Nc6 20.Rxd6 a6 21.Rxd8 Rxd8 22.Nc7 Nd4 23.Bxd4 Rxd4 24.Rd1 Rxd1+ 25.Bxd1 Be5 26.Nd5 Bxd5 27.exd5 Kg7 28.Kf1 Kf6 29.Ke2 Ke7 30.Kd3 f5

31.g4 f4 32.Ke4 Bd6 33.Bc2 Kf6 34.h4 a5 35.Bd3 b6 36.Bc2 g5 37.h5 Be5 38.d6 Bxd6 39.Kd5 Be5 40.Kc6 Bc3 41.Kxb6 Bb4 42.Kc6 Ke5 43.f3 Ba3 44.Kd7 Kf6 45.Ke8 Kg7 46.Ke7 Bb4 47.Ke6 Ba3 48.Kd5 Kf6 49.Kc6 Ke5 50.Kb5 Bb4 51.Kc6 Ba3, draw.