Monday, February 15, 2016

USATE 2016, Day 2

On Sunday, I drew this game in the USATE 2016 at the Hilton Parsippany.

Round Three: Philidor Counter Gambit

Rose Dreizen (USCF 1649) - Jim West (USCF 2203), Parsippany NJ 2/14/2016

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Nc3 f5 4.d4 fxe4 5.Nxe4 d5 6.Ng3 e4 7.Ne5 Nf6 8.Be2 Bd6 9.Ng4 O-O 10.O-O Nc6 11.c3 Nxg4 12.Bxg4 Qh4 13.Bxc8 Raxc8

14.Qb3 Ne7 15.Qxb7 Rb8 16.Qa6 e3 17.Bxe3 Rxb2 18.Rab1 Rxb1 19.Rxb1 Bxg3 20.hxg3 Qe4 21.Rc1 Nf5 22.Qe2 Nxe3 23.Qxe3 Qxe3 24.fxe3 Re8 25.Kf2 Rb8 26.Rc2 Rb1 27.Ke2 Kf7 28.Kd3 Rd1+ 29.Rd2 Re1

30.Rc2 Rd1+ 31.Ke2 Rg1 32.Kf2 Ra1 33.g4 a5 34.Kg3 a4 35.c4 c6 36.cxd5 cxd5 37.Kf4 Ke6 38.Re2 Kd6 39.e4 dxe4 40.Kxe4 a3 41.Rd2 Re1+ 42.Kf3 Kd5 43.Rd3 Rf1+ 44.Kg3 Rf7 45.Rxa3 Kxd4 46.Ra8 Ke5 47.a4 Rf1

48.Ra7 Kf6 49.g5+ Kg6 50.Ra5 Ra1 51.Kg4 Ra2 52.g3 Ra1 53.Ra6+ Kf7 54.a5 Ra2 55.Ra7+ Kg6 56.a6 Ra4+ 57.Kh3 Ra5 58.Kh4 Ra4+ 59.Kh3 Ra5 60.g4 Rxg5 61.Rc7 Ra5 62.a7 h6 63.Kh4 Kh7 64.Kg3 Ra4

65.Kf3 Kg6 66.Ke3 Kf6 67.Kd3 g6 68.Kc3 h5 69.gxh5 gxh5 70.Kb3 Ra1 71.Kb4 h4 72.Kb5 Rb1+ 73.Ka6 Ra1+ 74.Kb7 Kg5 75.Rc6 Rxa7+ 76.Kxa7 h3 77.Rc5+ Kg4 78.Rc4+ Kg3 79.Rc3+ Kg2 80.Rc2+ Kg1, draw.