Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Marshall Sunday Game/45 8/23/2015

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 3-1-0 in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Two: Philidor Counter Gambit

Grant Wang (USCF 2013) - Jim West (USCF 2208), Marshall Chess Club 8/23/2015

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Nc3 f5 4.d3 Nf6 5.Be2 Be7 6.b3 O-O 7.Bb2 c6 8.O-O Qc7 9.Re1 f4 10.d4 Bg4 11.Ng5 Bxe2 12.Qxe2 Qa5 13.Ne6 Rc8 14.Qc4 Qa6 15.Qb4 c5 16.dxc5 dxc5 17.Qc4 Qxc4 18.bxc4 Nc6

19.Nd5 Bd6 20.Rad1 Nd4 21.c3 Nxe6 22.Nxf6+ gxf6 23.Rxd6 Rc6 24.Red1 Rxd6 25.Rxd6 Rd8 26.Rxd8+ Nxd8 27.f3 Nc6 28.g3 fxg3 29.hxg3 Na5 30.Kf2 Nxc4 31.Bc1 Kf7 32.f4 exf4 33.gxf4 Ke6 34.Kf3 b5

35.f5+ Ke7 36.Kg4 b4 37.Kh5 a5 38.Kh6 Nd6 39.cxb4 cxb4 40.Kxh7 Nxe4 41.Kg6 a4 42.Bb2 a3 43.Bd4 Kd6 44.Bb6 Kd5 45.Kg7 b3, White resigns.

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Round Four: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Benjamin Medina (USCF 1887) - Jim West (USCF 2208), Marshall Chess Club 8/23/2015

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be3 e5 7.Nb3 Be7 8.Be2 Be6 9.O-O Nbd7 10.a4 O-O 11.a5 Rc8 12.f3 Qc7 13.Qd2 Rfd8 14.Rfc1 d5

15.Nxd5 Nxd5 16.exd5 Bxd5 17.c4 Be6 18.Qc3 Nc5 19.Kh1 Nxb3 20.Qxb3 Bc5 21.Bxc5 Qxc5 22.Qxb7 Rb8 23.b4 Qxb4 24.Qxb4 Rxb4 25.c5 Bc8 26.c6 Rd2 27.Bf1 Kf8 28.c7 Ke7 29.Bxa6 Bxa6 30.c8=Q Bxc8 31.Rxc8 Rbb2 32.Rg1 Ra2 33.Ra8 Rd5

34.Ra7+ Kf6 35.Ra6+ Kg5 36.Ra7 Kg6 37.a6 Rda5 38.h4 Rxa6 39.h5+ Kf6 40.Rxa6+ Rxa6 41.g4 Kg5 42.Kg2 Kf4 43.Rf1 Ra2+ 44.Rf2 Rxf2+ 45.Kxf2 e4 46.fxe4 h6 47.e5 Kxg4 48.Ke3 Kxh5 49.Ke4 Kg5 50.Kd5 Kf5 51.Kd6 h5 52.Ke7 Kxe5 53.Kxf7 h4, White resigns.