Monday, August 1, 2016

Marshall Sunday Game/45 7/31/2016

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

Round Three: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Yuanling Yuan (USCF 2261) - Jim West (USCF 2201), Marshall Chess Club 7/31/2016

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be3 e5 7.Nb3 Be7 8.f3 O-O 9.Qd2 Be6 10.O-O-O Nbd7 11.g4 b5 12.Kb1 Nb6 13.Qf2 Nc4 14.Bc1 Rc8

15.Bxc4 Rxc4 16.Nd5 Bxd5 17.exd5 Qc7 18.Be3 Rc8 19.Rd2 Bd8 20.h4 a5 21.g5 Nh5 22.Nc1 a4 23.Nd3 Qa5 24.Rc1 Nf4 25.Nxf4 exf4 26.Bd4 Be7 27.Rdd1 b4 28.Qe1 Bf8 29.a3 Qb5 30.axb4 Rxb4

31.Bc3 Rxb2+ 32.Ka1 a3 33.Rb1 Rxb1+ 34.Rxb1 Qxd5 35.Rb3 Ra8 36.Qe2 a2 37.Rb2, draw.