Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Marshall June Weekend FIDE 6/5/2016

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 1-1-1 plus two half point byes in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Five: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Derek Chen (FIDE 1807) - Jim West (FIDE 2041), Marshall Chess Club 6/5/2016

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be2 e5 7.Nb3 Be7 8.a4 Be6 9.O-O Nbd7 10.a5 Rc8 11.f3 O-O 12.Be3 Qc7 13.Qd2 Rfd8 14.Rfc1 d5

15.exd5 Nxd5 16.Nxd5 Bxd5 17.Qe1 Bc4 18.Nd2 Bxe2 19.Qxe2 Bc5 20.Ne4 Bxe3+ 21.Qxe3 Nc5 22.Nc3 Ne6 23.Ne2 Qc5 24.Qxc5 Rxc5 25.c4 Rd2 26.b4 Rc8 27.Kf1 Nd4 28.Nxd4 Rxd4 29.b5 Rdxc4 30.Rxc4 Rxc4 31.bxa6 bxa6 32.Rb1 f6

33.Rb6 Ra4 34.Rxa6 Ra2 35.Ra7 h5 36.h3 h4 37.Kg1 Kh7 38.Ra8 g5 39.Kh2 Kg6 40.Ra7 Kf5 41.Ra6 Ra3 42.Ra7 Kf4 43.Ra6 f5 44.Ra7 Ra1 45.Ra8 e4 46.fxe4 g4 47.hxg4 fxg4 48.Rf8+ Kxe4 49.Rh8 Rxa5 50.Rxh4, draw.