Sunday, January 17, 2016

Marshall January Under 2300 1/16/2016

On Saturday, these games were played by me in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Two: Larsen's Opening

Jim West (USCF 2211) - Benjamin Medina (USCF 1891), Marshall Chess Club 1/16/2016

1.b3 d5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.e3 Bf5 4.f4 e6 5.Nf3 Nbd7 6.Be2 Bd6 7.O-O O-O 8.a4 c6 9.Na3 h6 10.Ne5 Qb6 11.Kh1 Qc7

12.Nxd7 Nxd7 13.Qe1 Rfe8 14.Bd1 e5 15.fxe5 Bxe5 16.d4 Bxh2 17.Rxf5 Re4 18.Rf3 Rae8 19.Qf2 Nf6 20.Rh3 Bf4 21.Bf3 Bxe3 22.Qf1 Rf4 23.Qd3 Bf2 24.Rf1 Ne4 25.Bxe4 dxe4 26.Qe2 e3 27.Nc4 Qe7 28.Ne5 Rh4

29.Rxf2 Rxh3+ 30.gxh3 exf2 31.Qxf2 f6 32.Nf3 Qe2 33.Kg2 Qd1 34.Ng1 Kf7, draw.

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Round Three: Philidor Counter Gambit

Vicki Yang (USCF 2010) - Jim West (USCF 2211), Marshall Chess Club 1/16/2016

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bc4 f5 4.d3 c6 5.Bb3 Na6 6.c3 Nc5 7.Bc2 Nf6 8.Qe2 Be7 9.b4 Na6 10.Bb3 Qc7 11.Ng5 h6 12.Bf7+ Kf8 13.Ne6+ Bxe6 14.Bxe6 f4 15.h4 d5

16.Nd2 d4 17.a3 dxc3 18.Nf3 Qd6 19.Bb3 c5 20.b5 Nc7 21.a4 a6 22.Qc2 axb5 23.Qxc3 Nd7 24.Bb2 bxa4 25.Rxa4 Rxa4 26.Bxa4 b5 27.Bb3 Bf6 28.Ke2 Ke7 29.g4 fxg3 30.fxg3 g6 31.h5 g5 32.Nh2 Ne6

33.Ng4 Nd4+ 34.Kf2 Bg7 35.Kg2 Rf8 36.Ne3 Nb6 37.Bd1 b4 38.Qd2 Qc6 39.Bxd4 exd4 40.Nc2 Nd7 41.Ne1 Ne5 42.Rf1 Rxf1 43.Kxf1 Qe6 44.Kg2 Kd6 45.Qb2 Nxd3 46.Nxd3 Qxe4+ 47.Bf3 Qxd3 48.Qa2 b3

49.Qa8 Qc2+ 50.Kg1 Qb1+ 51.Kg2 Qa2+ 52.Kf1 Qxa8 53.Bxa8 Ke5 54.Ke2 b2 55.g4 b1=Q 56.Bf3 c4 57.Kf2 d3 58.Kg2 Kd4 59.Kf2 Be5 60.Bc6 c3 61.Be8 Bf4 62.Bg6 Qb2+ 63.Kg1 Qc1+ 64.Kg2 Qd2+ 65.Kf1 Qe2+ 66.Kg1 Qxg4+ 67.Kf1 Qf3+ 68.Kg1 Be3+ 69.Kh2 Qf2+ 70.Kh3 d2

71.Bc2 Qh4+ 72.Kg2 Qe4+ 73.Bxe4 Kxe4 74.Kg3 c2 75.Kg4 c1=Q 76.Kg3 d1=Q 77.Kg2 Qg4+ 78.Kh2 Qcg1#.