Tuesday, February 16, 2016

USATE 2016, Day 3

Pictured (right to left) from the USATE 2016 is the team West Orange Krush with IM Mikhail Zlotnikov, NM Vladimir Lipman, NM Jim West, and Steve Hrop.

Round Five: Dutch Defense

Dave Diamond (USCF 1830) - Jim West (USCF 2203), Parsippany NJ 2/15/2016

1.d4 e6 2.Nf3 f5 3.c3 Nf6 4.Nbd2 b6 5.e3 Bb7 6.Bd3 Be7 7.Qc2 O-O 8.h3 Ba6 9.g4 Bxd3 10.Qxd3 g6 11.gxf5 exf5 12.Rg1 Kh8 13.Ng5 Qc8 14.e4 fxe4 15.Ndxe4 d5 16.Nxf6 Bxf6

17.Nxh7 Qe8+ 18.Be3 Kxh7 19.O-O-O Qe4 20.Qe2 Nd7 21.Rg4 Qf5 22.Rdg1 Rg8 23.h4 Qh5 24.Rxg6 Qxh4 25.Qd3 Rxg6 26.Qxg6+ Kh8 27.Qf7 Qh7 28.Qxd5 Re8 29.Rh1 Bh4 30.Rxh4 Qxh4 31.Qxd7 Qe7

32.Qc6 Rd8 33.Qg6 Qg7 34.Qe4, draw.