Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Marshall March Under 2300 3/20/2016

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

Round Four: Philidor Counter Gambit

David Isaacson (USCF 1913) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 3/20/2016

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.Bc4 Nc6 5.dxe5 dxe5 6.Qxd8+ Nxd8 7.Nc3 fxe4 8.Ng5 Nf6 9.Ngxe4 Nxe4 10.Nxe4 Be6 11.Bd3 Be7 12.O-O O-O 13.Bg5 Bxg5 14.Nxg5 Bf5 15.Bxf5 Rxf5 16.Ne4 Nc6 17.Rad1 Rf7

18.c3 a5 19.Rd5 Rd8 20.Rfd1 Rxd5 21.Rxd5 h6 22.Kf1 Re7 23.Ke2 Kf7 24.Ke3 b6 25.Ng3 Ke6 26.Rd2 a4 27.Kd3 Rd7+ 28.Kc2 Rxd2+ 29.Kxd2 Na5 30.Kd3 g6 31.Ne4 h5 32.Nd2 Nb7 33.Kc4 Nc5 34.f3 c6

35.b4 axb3 36.axb3 Nb7 37.Kb4 Nd6 38.Ka4 Kf5 39.c4 Kf4 40.Kb4 Ke3 41.c5 bxc5 42.Kxc5 Nf5 43.Nc4+ Kf4 44.b4 Ne7 45.Na5 h4 46.Nxc6 Nxc6 47.Kxc6 h3 48.gxh3 Kxf3 49.b5 e4 50.b6 e3 51.b7 e2 52.b8=Q e1=Q

53.Qb3+ Kg2 54.Qc2+ Kxh3 55.Qxg6 Kxh2, draw.