Monday, May 25, 2015

Marshall Saturday Game/30 5/23/2015

On Saturday, I finished with a score of 3-0-1 plus a half point bye in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round One: Philidor Counter Gambit

McDermott, Michael (USCF 1800) - Jim West (USCF 2204), Marshall Chess Club 5/23/2015

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.Bg5 Be7 5.Bxe7 Qxe7 6.exf5 e4 7.Nfd2 Bxf5 8.Be2 Nf6 9.c4 c6 10.Qb3 d5 11.Nc3 Be6 12.O-O-O O-O

13.f3 a5 14.fxe4 dxe4 15.Ndxe4 Nxe4 16.Nxe4 Na6 17.Bf3 b5 18.d5 bxc4 19.Qc3 cxd5 20.Ng3 Nb4 21.Kb1 Qf6 22.Qxf6 Rxf6 23.Rhe1 Bf7 24.Re7 Rd8 25.Bh5 Bxh5 26.Nxh5 Rf7 27.Rxf7 Kxf7 28.a3 Nd3 29.Rf1+ Kg6 30.Nf4+ Nxf4 31.Rxf4 a4

32.Kc2 d4 33.Kd2 Rd5 34.Re4 Kf7 35.g4 h6 36.h4 g6 37.Rf4+ Ke6 38.Re4+ Kd6 39.Rf4 Ke5 40.Rf8 Rb5 41.Kc2 Rb3 42.Ra8 Rg3 43.Rxa4 Rg2+ 44.Kc1 Kd5 45.Ra5+ Ke4 46.g5 Kd3 47.Kb1 h5 48.Re5 Re2 49.Rc5 Rh2

50.Rc6 Rxh4 51.Rxg6 Rh1+ 52.Ka2 Kc2 53.Rf6 d3 54.Rf2+ d2 55.Rg2 Kc1, White resigns.