Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Marshall Mega Tournament, Day 1

On Saturday, I played this game in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Six: Larsen's Opening

Jim West (USCF 2206) - Ryan Ruiz (USCF 2148), Marshall Chess Club 8/29/2015

1.b3 Nf6 2.Bb2 e6 3.e3 c5 4.f4 Be7 5.Nf3 d6 6.Be2 Nbd7 7.O-O b6 8.a4 a6 9.Na3 Bb7 10.h3 Qc7 11.Qe1 h6 12,Nc4 Rg8

13.d3 g5 14.fxg5 hxg5 15.e4 g4 16.hxg4 Nxg4 17.e5 Ndxe5 18.Ncxe5 dxe5 19.Bd1 e4 20.dxe4 c4 21.Bd4 Rd8 22.c3 Rxd4 23.cxd4 Bg5 24.g3 Be3+ 25.Kg2 Bxe4 26.bxc4 Qxc4 27.Be2 Qd5 28.Bxa6 Bxd4 29.Bb5+ Kf8

30.Ra3 Bc5 31.Rc3 Ne5 32.Qd1 Bxf3+ 33.Rcxf3 Qxd1 34.Rxd1 Nxf3 35.Rd8+ Kg7 36.Rxg8+ Kxg8 37.Kxf3 f6 38.g4 Kf7 39.Ke4 Ke7, and drawn in ? moves.

Here is the final position.