Monday, February 22, 2016

Marshall February Under 2300 2/21/2016

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

Round Five: Center Counter Defense

Jim West (USCF 2203) - Emmanuel Ruiz (USCF 1700), Marshall Chess Club 2/21/2016

1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qd6 4.d4 Nf6 5.Nf3 a6 6.Be2 Nbd7 7.h3 e6 8.Be3 Be7 9.Qd2 b5 10.a3 Bb7 11.O-O O-O 12.Bf4 Qb6

13.Ne1 c5 14.dxc5 Bxc5 15.Bf3 Rfd8 16.Bxb7 Qxb7 17.Nd3 Ba7 18.Rad1 Rac8 19.Rfe1 Qa8 20.Qe2 Qb7 21.Ne5 Nb6 22.Bg5 Rxd1 23.Rxd1 Nbd5 24.Bxf6 Nxf6 25.Ng4 Nxg4 26.Qxg4 Qc7 27.Qf3 Bc5 28.Qd3 Be7 29.Qd7 h6

30.Qxc7 Rxc7 31.Kf1 Bf6 32.Rd3 Kf8 33.Ke1 Bxc3+ 34.bxc3 Ke7 35.Rg3 Kf6 36.Kd2 Rc4 37.Rf3+ Ke7 38.Kc1 f6 39.Rd3 Rf4 40.f3 Rc4 41.Kb2 a5 42.Kb3 a4+ 43.Kb2 f5 44.Kc1 Rc6 45.Kb2 Rc4 46.Re3 Rc5

47.f4 Kd6 48.Rd3+ Ke7 49.h4 Rc4 50.g3 g6 51.Re3 Rc5 52.Re1 Kd6 53.h5 g5 54.Rd1+ Ke7 55.fxg5 hxg5 56.h6 Rc8 57.Rh1 Rh8 58.c4 bxc4 59.Kc3 e5 60.Kxc4 Kf6 61.h7 f4 62.gxf4 exf4 63.Kd3 Kf5 64.Ke2 g4 65.Kf2 Ke4

66.Re1+ Kf5 67.Re7 Kf6 68.Ra7 Kg5 69.c4 Kh4 70.c5 Kh3 71.Rg7 g3+ 72.Kf3 g2 73.c6 Kh4 74.Rxg2 Kh5 75.c7 Kh6 76.Rg8 Rxh7, Black forfeits.