Monday, August 3, 2015

Marshall August Grand Prix 8/2/2015

With a perfect score, GM Alexander Ivanov [pictured] won the August Grand Prix tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Five: King's Indian Defense, Fianchetto Variation

John Walton (USCF 1769) - Jim West (USCF 2206), Marshall Chess Club 8/2/2015

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.g3 Bg7 4.Bg2 O-O 5.Nf3 d6 6.O-O Nbd7 7.Nc3 e5 8.dxe5 dxe5 9.Qc2 c6 10.Rd1 Qc7 11.e4 a5 12.h3 Re8 13.Be3 Bf8 14.a3 b6 15.Rac1 Ba6

16.Qb3 Nc5 17.Bxc5 bxc5 18.Qa2 Rab8 19.Ne1 Nh5 20.Nd3 Ng7 21.b4 cxb4 22.axb4 Bxb4 23.Nxb4 Rxb4 24.Na4 Ne6 25.c5 Nd4 26.Nb6 Ne2+ 27.Kh2 Nxc1 28.Rxc1 Rb5 29.Rd1 Bc8 30.Qa3 Be6 31.Bf1 Rxb6 32.cxb6 Qxb6 33.Qc3 Qxf2+ 34.Bg2 Qe2

35.Rd6 Bxh3 36.Rd2 Qg4 37.Bxh3 Qxe4 38.Bg2 Qb4 39.Qxc6 Qxd2 40.Qxe8+ Kg7 41.Qxe5+ Kg8 42.Qe8+ Kg7 43.Qe5+ Kf8 44.Qh8+ Ke7 45.Qe5+ Kf8 46.Qh8+ Ke7 47.Qe5+ Kf8 48.Qh8+, draw.