Monday, October 19, 2015

Marshall October Under 2300 10/17/2015

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

Round Three: Budapest Gambit, Fajarowicz Variation

Paul Rachlin (USCF 1989) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 10/17/2015

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5 3.dxe5 Ne4 4.Nf3 Bb4+ 5.Bd2 Nxd2 6.Nbxd2 Nc6 7.a3 Bxd2+ 8.Qxd2 Qe7 9.g3 Nxe5 10.Nxe5 Qxe5 11.Bg2 O-O 12.O-O d6 13.Rfc1 Rb8

14.Qc3 Qxc3 15.Rxc3 b6 16.Rd1 a5 17.b4 axb4 18.axb4 Bb7 19.c5 Bxg2 20.Kxg2 dxc5 21.bxc5 Rfd8 22.Rxd8+ Rxd8 23.cxb6 cxb6 24.Rc7 Rb8 25.Kf3 h5 26.Ke3 g6 27.Kd3 Rd8+ 28.Kc2 Rd6 29.e4 g5 30.e5 Rd5 31.f4 gxf4 32.gxf4 Rd4

33.f5 Re4 34.e6 fxe6 35.fxe6 Rxe6 36.Rb7 Re2+ 37.Kc1 Rxh2 38.Rxb6 Kg7 39.Kd1 Rf2 40.Ke1 Rf5 41.Rb2 Kh6 42.Rf2 Rg5 43.Kf1 h4 44.Rg2 Rf5+ 45.Rf2 Ra5 46.Kg2 Kg5 47.Kh2 Ra3 48.Rb2 Ra4 49.Rc2 Kg4 50.Rb2, draw.