Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Marshall March Grand Prix 3/1/2015

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

Round Four: Pirc Defense

Ed Kopiecki (FIDE 1876) - Jim West (FIDE 2066), Marshall Chess Club 3/1/2015

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 Nb6 11.Bd3 Be6 12.Nb2 Bg7 13.Ne2 Qc7 14.O-O O-O

15.Bh6 Rfb8 16.Bxg7 Kxg7 17.f4 Bc8 18.e5 Nfd5 19.Rf3 Bg4 20.Rg3 Qd7 21.Rf1 Bf5 22.Rg5 Bxd3 23.Qxd3 f6 24.Rg3 dxe5 25.fxe5 fxe5 26.dxe5 Rf8 27.Rgf3 Nc7 28.Qd4 Qxd4+ 29.Nxd4 c5 30.Nc6 Ncd5

31.c4 Rxf3 32.Rxf3 Nb4 33.Nxe7 Re8 34.Nd5 N4xd5 35.cxd5 Rxe5 36.d6 Rd5 37.Rc3 Kf7 38.Rb3 Rxd6 39.Rb5 c4 40.Rc5 Ke6 41.Nxc4 Nxc4 42.Rxc4 Rd1+, draw.