Monday, January 18, 2016

Marshall January Under 2300 1/17/2016

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

Round Four: Sicilian Defense, Kalashnikov Variation

Jim West (USCF 2211) - Derek Chen (USCF 2033), Marshall Chess Club 1/17/2016

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 e5 5.Nb5 d6 6.N1c3 a6 7.Na3 b5 8.Nd5 Nge7 9.c3 Nxd5 10.Qxd5 Bb7 11.Qd1 Be7 12.g3 O-O 13.Bg2 Bg5 14.O-O Bxc1 15.Rxc1 Ne7

16.Qe2 Qc7 17.Rfd1 Rad8 18.Nc2 d5 19.exd5 Nxd5 20.Ne3 Nxe3 21.Qxe3 Bxg2 22.Kxg2 f5 23.Rxd8 Rxd8 24.Re1 e4 25.Qg5 Qd7 26.Re3 Rf8 27.Qf4 h6 28.h4 Qd2 29.b4 Qxa2 30.Qd6 Rf6 31.Qd4 Qe6

32.f3 Qa2+ 33.Kf1 Qh2 34.f4 Qh1+ 35.Ke2 Qg2+ 36.Ke1 Rg6 37.Qd5+ Kh8 38.Qxf5 Rxg3 39.Qf8+ Kh7 40.Qf5+ Kg8 41.Qc8+ Kf7 42.Qf5+ Kg8 43.Qc8+ Kf7 44.Qf5+ Kg8, draw.