Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Marshall Sunday Game/45 8/9/2015

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

Round One: French Defense, King's Indian Attack

Jim West (USCF 2206) - Samuel Zhang (USCF 1839), Marshall Chess Club 8/9/2015

1.e4 e6 2.d3 d5 3.Nd2 dxe4 4.dxe4 e5 5.Ngf3 Bd6 6.g3 Nf6 7.Bg2 Nc6 8.O-O O-O 9.c3 Bg4 10.h3 Be6 11.a4 a5 12.Qc2 h6 13.Re1 Qd7 14.Kh2 Bc5 15.Nf1 Rad8

16.Be3 Bxe3 17.Nxe3 Qd6 18.Rad1 Qc5 19.Nf5 Qb6 20.Rxd8 Rxd8 21.Qe2 Qb3 22.Ra1 Bc4 23.Qe1 b6 24.Nd2 Qxb2 25.Nxc4 Qb3 26.Nfe3 Rd3 27.Bf1 Rxc3 28.Ra3 Rxe3 29.Qxe3, Black resigns.

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Round Two: King's Indian Defense, Orthodox Variation

Nico Chasin (USCF 1953) - Jim West (USCF 2206), Marshall Chess Club 8/9/2015

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.Nf3 O-O 6.Be2 e5 7.O-O Nc6 8.d5 Ne7 9.h3 Nh5 10.Ne1 Nf4 11.Bxf4 exf4 12.Nd3 g5 13.Bg4 Ng6 14.Rc1 Re8 15.Re1 b6 16.b4 a5

17.Bxc8 Qxc8 18.a3 axb4 19.axb4 h6 20.c5 bxc5 21.bxc5 dxc5 22.Nxc5 Ne5 23.f3 h5 24.Nd3 Qa6 25.Nxe5 Bxe5 26.Qe2 Qxe2 27.Rxe2 Reb8 28.Rec2 Ra3 29.Nd1 Rba8 30.Kf2 Ra1 31.Rxa1 Rxa1 32.Ke2 Kf8 33.Kd2 Ke7

34.Nc3 Rg1 35.Kd3 Bxc3 36.Kxc3 f6 37.Kd3 Kd7 38.e5 Rd1+ 39.Ke4 Re1+ 40.Kf5 Rxe5+ 41.Kxf6 Rxd5 42.Kg6 h4 43.Kf6 c5 44.Rc4 Kc6 45.Rc2 Kb5 46.Ke6 Rd8 47.Rb2+ Kc4 48.Rc2+ Kb4 49.Kf5 Rg8

50.Rb2+ Kc3 51.Rb7 c4 52.Rc7 Kd3 53.Rd7+ Kc2 54.Rc7 c3 55.Rc6 Kd2 56.Rd6+ Ke2 57.Rc6 Kd2 58.Rd6+ Kc1 59.Rc6 c2 60.Rc7 Rd8 61.Kxg5 Kd2 62.Kxf4 c1=Q 63.Rxc1 Kxc1 64.Kg5 Rg8+ 65.Kxh4 Rxg2

66.f4 Kd2 67.f5 Ke3 68.f6 Ke4 69.Kh5 Ke5 70.f7 Rf2 71.Kg6 Ke6 72.h4 Rxf7 73.h5 Rf1 74.h6 Rg1+ 75.Kh7 Kf7 76.Kh8 Ra1 77.Kh7 Rh1, White resigns.

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Round Three: French Defense, King's Indian Attack

Jim West (USCF 2206) - Wesley Hellner (USCF 1994), Marshall Chess Club 8/9/2015

1.e4 e6 2.d3 d5 3.Nd2 c5 4.Ngf3 Nc6 5.g3 Bd6 6.Bg2 Nf6 7.O-O O-O 8.Re1 Qc7 9.Qe2 dxe4 10.dxe4 e5 11.c3 Qe7 12.Nc4 Bc7 13.a4 Bg4 14.h3 Be6

15.Nh4 h6 16.Nf5 Bxf5 17.exf5 Qd7 18.g4 e4 19.Be3 b6 20.Rad1 Qe7 21.f4 Rad8 22.g5 hxg5 23.fxg5 Nd5 24.Qh5 Ne5 25.Rxd5 Rxd5 26.Bxe4 Rdd8 27.g6 fxg6 28.fxg6 Qh4 29.Qxh4 Nf3+ 30.Bxf3 Rxf3 31.Qh7+ Kf8 32.Bxc5+, Black resigns.

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Round Four: Caro-Kann Defense, Exchange Variation

Boris Privman (USCF 2324) - Jim West (USCF 2206), Marshall Chess Club 8/9/2015

1.d4 Nf6 2.Bf4 g6 3.Nf3 Bg7 4.e3 c5 5.c3 cxd4 6.exd4 O-O 7.h3 d5 8.Nbd2 Nc6 9.Be2 Bf5 10.O-O h5 11.Re1 Qb6

12.Qb3 Qxb3 13.Nxb3 Nd7 14.Bb5 Bf6 15.Bxc6 bxc6 16.Na5 Rfc8 17.b4 Be4 18.Nd2 Bf5 19.Ndb3 g5 20.Bg3 Bc2 21.Re2 Bxb3 22.axb3 e6 23.Nb7 Be7 24.Rea2 f5 25.f3 f4 26.Bf2 Rc7 27.Nc5 Nxc5 28.bxc5 Kf7 29.b4 Bf6

30.Kf1 e5 31.dxe5 Bxe5 32.Bd4 Bxd4 33.cxd4 Rb7 34.Ra4 Kf6 35.Re1 Rab8 36.Ra6 Rc7 37.Rb1 Kf5 38.Ke2 g4 39.hxg4+ hxg4 40.Kd3 gxf3 41.gxf3 Re8 42.b5 Re3+ 43.Kd2 cxb5 44.Rxb5 Rxf3 45.c6 Ke4

46.Rb7 Rxb7 47.cxb7 Rb3 48.Rxa7 Kxd4 49.Kc2 Rb6 50.Kd2 Kc5 51.Ra4 Rxb7 52.Rxf4 Rb3, draw.