Monday, July 4, 2016

Marshall July FIDE Weekend 7/3/2016

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 2-1-1 plus a half point bye in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Five: Sicilian Defense, Accelerated Fianchetto

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Vikas Rama (USCF 1621), Marshall Chess Club 7/3/2016

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 g6 5.Nc3 Bg7 6.Be3 Nf6 7.Bc4 O-O 8.Bb3 Qa5 9.f3 a6 10.Qd2 e6 11.O-O-O Qc7 12.Kb1 b5

13.Nxc6 Qxc6 14.Qd6 a5 15.Qxc6 dxc6 16.a4 Ba6 17.Bc5 Rfd8 18.Bb6 Rxd1+ 19.Rxd1 b4 20.Na2 Bb7 21.Rd8+ Rxd8 22.Bxd8 Nd7 23.Bxa5 c5 24.c3 bxc3 25.Bxc3 Bf8 26.a5 Ba6 27.Ba4 Nb8 28.Be5 Bd3+ 29.Bc2 Bxc2+ 30.Kxc2 Nc6

31.Bc3 Bd6 32.h3 Bc7 33.a6 Bb6 34.b4 Kf8 35.b5 Na7 36.Kb3 Nxb5 37.Ka4 Nd4 38.Bxd4 cxd4 39.Kb5 Ba7 40.Nb4 Ke8 41.Kc6 Kd8 42.Kb7 Bc5 43.Nd3 Ba7 44.Kxa7 Kc7 45.e5 g5 46.g4 h6 47.Nb4 d3 48.Nxd3 Kc8

49.Kb6 Kb8 50.Nc5 Ka8 51.Kc6 Kb8 52.Kd6 Ka8 53.Ke7 Ka7 54.Kxf7 Ka8 55.Kxe6 Ka7 56.Kf6 Ka8 57.Kg6 Ka7 58.Kxh6 Ka8 59.Kxg5 Ka7 60.e6 Ka8 61.e7 Ka7 62.Kf6 Kb8 63.e8=Q+ Ka7 64.Qb5 Ka8 65.Qb7#.