Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Westfield CC Championship, Day 1

On Sunday, the first two rounds were held in the Westfield Chess Club championship.

Round One: French Defense, King's Indian Attack

Jim West (USCF 2203) - Bharat Karia (USCF 1831), Westfield NJ 12/6/2015

1.e4 e6 2.d3 d5 3.Nd2 c5 4.Ngf3 Nc6 5.g3 Nge7 6.Bg2 g6 7.O-O Bg7 8.Re1 O-O 9.e5 a5 10.Nf1 b6 11.a4 Ra7 12.h4 h6 13.Bf4 Nf5 14.c3 Kh7 15.N1h2 Nce7 16.Qd2 Ng8 17.d4 h5 18.Bh3 Ngh6

19.Bg5 Qc7 20.Bxf5 exf5 21.Bxh6 Bxh6 22.Ng5+ Kg8 23.f4 Be6 24.Nhf3 Rfc8 25.Rec1 c4 26.Rcb1 b5 27.axb5 a4 28.Qc2 Qa5 29.b6 Ra6 30.Ra2 Qxb6 31.Rxa4 Rca8 32.Rxa6 Rxa6 33.Nxe6 fxe6 34.Ng5 Bxg5 35.hxg5 Qa7

36.Kg2 Ra1 37.Rxa1 Qxa1 38.b4 cxb3 39.Qxb3 Qe1 40.Qb8+ Kf7 41.Qc7+ Kf8 42.Qd8+ Kf7 43.Qf6+ Ke8 44.Qxe6+ Kd8 45.Qxd5+ Kc8 46.Qf3 Qd2+ 47.Kh3 h4 48.gxh4 Kd7 49.d5, Black forfeits.

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Round Two: Philidor Counter Gambit

Todd Lunna (USCF 2248) - Lev Zilbermintz (USCF 2120), Westfield NJ 12/6/2015

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.exf5 e4 5.Ng5 Nf6 6.Nc3 d5 7.f3 Bb4 (better 7...h6) 8.fxe4 dxe4 9.Bc4 Qe7 10.O-O h6 11.Nf7 Rf8 12.Ne5 Nc6

13.Ng6 Qd6 14.Nb5 Qd8 15.Bf4 Bd6 16.Nxf8 Kxf8 17.Nxd6 cxd6 18.Be6 Qe7 19.d5 Nd8 20.Qd4 Nf7 21.Qb4 Ne5 22.Bxe5 dxe5 23.d6 Qd8 24.d7+ Qe7 25.d8=Q+ Ne8 26.Qdxe7#.