Monday, March 28, 2016

Marshall Sunday Game/45 3/27/2016

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 2-0-2 in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round One: Dutch Defense

Andrew Chen (USCF 1773) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 3/27/2016

1.d4 e6 2.c4 f5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.g3 Bb4 5.Bd2 a5 6.Bg2 O-O 7.Nf3 Bxc3 8.Bxc3 b6 9.Ne5 Ra7 10.b3 Bb7 11.Nf3 Ne4 12.Bb2 d6 13.O-O Nd7 14.a3 Qe7

15.Nd2 Nxd2 16.Qxd2 Bxg2 17.Kxg2 Kh8 18.Rac1 Raa8 19.Rc2 e5 20.Qe3 Rae8 21.Qd3 exd4 22.Qxd4 Qe4+ 23.f3 Qxd4 24.Bxd4 Kg8 25.Ra1 Nc5 26.Bxc5 bxc5 27.Rb2 Rb8 28.Rab1 Rb6 29.b4 axb4 30.axb4 Rfb8 31.b5 Ra8

32.Rd2 Ra4 33.Rc1 Rb8 34.h4 h5 35.g4 fxg4 36.fxg4 hxg4 37.Kg3 Kf7 38.Kxg4 Rxb5 39.Rf1+ Kg8 40.Rf4 Rbb4 41.Kg5 Rxc4 42.e3 Rxf4 43.exf4 Kf7, White resigns.

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Round Two: Larsen's Opening

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Taran Idnani (USCF 1951), Marshall Chess Club 3/27/2016

1.b3 d6 2.Bb2 e5 3.c4 Nf6 4.d3 g6 5.Nf3 Bg7 6.e3 Nbd7 7.Be2 O-O 8.O-O c6 9.Nbd2 Re8 10.Qc2 Qc7 11.Rac1 a5 12.a3 b6 13.Rfe1 Bb7 14.Bf1 c5

15.e4 Nb8 16.Nb1 Nc6 17.Nc3 Nd4 18.Nxd4 exd4 19.Nb5 Qc6 20.b4 axb4 21.axb4 Nd7 22.bxc5 bxc5 23.Ra1 Ba6 24.Ra5 Reb8 25.Rea1 Bf8 26.Bc1 Be7 27.Bf4 Kg7 28.Qa2 Bb7 29.Na7 Qc7 30.Be2 Ne5

31.Bxe5+ dxe5 32.Nb5 Qxa5 33.Qxa5 Rxa5 34.Rxa5 Ra8 35.Rxa8 Bxa8 36.Nc7 Bc6 37.Nd5 Bd8 38.g3 Ba5, draw.

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Round Three: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Ed Kopiecki (USCF 2049) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 3/27/2016

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bg5 e6 7.f4 Be7 8.Qf3 Qc7 9.O-O-O Nbd7 10.Bd3 b5 11.Rhe1 Bb7 12.Qg3 O-O-O

13.Bxf6 Nxf6 14.Qxg7 Rdf8 15.Rd2 b4 16.Nd1 h5 17.Qg3 Rfg8 18.Qh3 Kb8 19.Kb1 h4 20.Nf3 Nh5 21.g3 hxg3 22.hxg3 Nxf4 23.Qxh8 Rxh8 24.gxf4 d5 25.e5 Rh3 26.Nd4 Bc5 27.Nb3 Bb6 28.Rg2 Rf3

29.Rg4 Rh3 30.Rg8+ Ka7 31.Rg7 d4 32.f5 Bc8 33.fxe6 Bxe6 34.Nf2 Re3 35.Rh1 Qxe5 36.Rhh7 Re1+ 37.Nc1 Qf4, White resigns.

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Round Four: King's Indian Attack

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Jay Bonin (USCF 2376), Marshall Chess Club 3/27/2016

1.Nf3 g6 2.g3 Bg7 3.Bg2 c5 4.O-O Nc6 5.d3 e5 6.e4 Nge7 7.Nbd2 O-O 8.a4 d5 9.exd5 Nxd5 10.Re1 Ndb4 11.Nc4 Re8 12.Be3 b6 13.a5 Ba6 14.axb6 axb6 15.Nfd2 Bb7

16.Rxa8 Bxa8 17.Ne4 Re6 18.Bg5 f6 19.Bh3 Re8 20.Be3 Nd4 21.Bxd4 exd4 22.Ned6 Rxe1+ 23.Qxe1 h6 24.Qe6+ Kh7 25.Qf7 Bd5 26.Be6 Bxe6 27.Qxe6 Qg8 28.Qxg8+ Kxg8 29.Nxb6 Bf8 30.Nb7 Nxc2

31.Nd7 c4 32.dxc4 d3 33.Nxf6+ Kf7 34.Ne4 Bb4 35.Nbd6+ Ke6 36.Nb5 Ke5 37.Nec3 Bxc3 38.Nxc3 Kd4 39.c5 Kxc5 40.Ne4+ Kb4 41.Nd2 Nd4 42.Kf1 g5 43.f4 gxf4 44.gxf4 Nb3 45.Ke1 Nd4 46.Kf2 Nf5

47.Kf3 Nh4+ 48.Ke4 Kc5 49.Kxd3 Kd5 50.Ke3 Nf5+ 51.Kf3 h5 52.b4 Kd4 53.b5 Kc5 54.Ke4 Nd6+ 55.Ke5 Nxb5 56.Kf5 Nd6+ 57.Kg5 Kd4 58.Kxh5 Ke3, draw.