Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Marshall Columbus Day Action 10/12/2015

On Monday, I finished with a score of 2-1-3 in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Six: Pirc Defense, Austrian Attack

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Daniel Vasserman (USCF 2154), Marshall Chess Club 10/12/2015

1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6 4.f4 Bg7 5.Nf3 O-O 6.Bd3 c5 7.dxc5 dxc5 8.e5 Nd5 9.Nxd5 Qxd5 10.Qe2 Nc6 11.Be4 Qd7 12.Be3 b6 13.Rd1 Qc7 14.O-O Bb7

15.c3 e6 16.Rd2 Rfd8 17.Rfd1 Bf8 18.Rxd8 Rxd8 19.Rxd8 Qxd8 20.Qd2 Qc7 21.Qd3 Na5 22.Bxb7 Nxb7 23.Nd2 Na5 24.Nc4 Nxc4 25.Qxc4 Qd7 26.Qe2 Qd5 27.c4 Qe4 28.b3 Qb1+ 29.Kf2 Qh1 30.h3 Be7 31.Kf3 Kg7 32.Bf2 g5

33.Qe1 Qxe1 34.Bxe1 Kg6 35.g4 gxf4 36.Kxf4 h5 37.Bc3 Bh4 38.a4 Be7 39.a5 Bd8 40.axb6 axb6 41.b4 Be7 42.b5 Bd8 43.Bb2 Bg5+ 44.Kf3 Bd2 45.Ke2 Bf4 46.Kf3, draw.