Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Marshall Sunday Game/45 8/28/2016

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 1-0-3 in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round One: Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Daniel Ivanov (USCF 1815), Marshall Chess Club 8/28/2016

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Bxc6 dxc6 5.O-O Bd6 6.d4 exd4 7.Qxd4 f6 8.Nbd2 Ne7 9.Nc4 O-O 10.Nxd6 Qxd6 11.Qxd6 cxd6 12.Bf4 Rd8 13.Rad1 d5

14.exd5 Rxd5 15.h3 Bf5 16.c4 Rdd8 17.Nd4 Kf7 18.Bc7 Re8 19.g4 Bg6 20.f4 f5 21.Rfe1 fxg4 22.hxg4 h5 23.f5 Bh7 24.gxh5 c5 25.Ne6 Nxf5 26.Ng5+ Kg8 27.Nxh7 Kxh7 28.Rxe8 Rxe8 29.Rd5 Nd4

30.Bg3 Ne2+ 31.Kf2 Nxg3 32.Kxg3 Re2 33.Rxc5 Rxb2 34.a4 Rb4 35.a5 b6 36.axb6 Rxb6 37.Kg4 Rb4 38.Kg5 a5 39.Rxa5, draw.

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Round Two: Philidor Counter Gambit

Max Shvartsovskiy (USCF 1600) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 8/28/2016

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.exf5 e4 5.Ng5 Nf6 6.Ne6 Bxe6 7.fxe6 d5 8.c4 Bb4+ 9.Nc3 Nc6 10.a3 Bxc3+ 11.bxc3 Qd6 12.cxd5 Qxd5 13.Be2 Qxe6 14.O-O O-O-O 15.Be3 h5

16.c4 Nxd4 17.Bxd4 c5 18.Qa4 cxd4 19.Qxa7 Qa6 20.Qc5+ Qc6 21.Qa7 Qa6 22.Qc5+, draw.

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Round Three: French Defense, Exchange Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - William Yen (USCF 1895), Marshall Chess Club 8/28/2016

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 exd5 4.Nf3 Bd6 5.Bd3 Ne7 6.O-O O-O 7.Re1 Bf5 8.Bg5 Bxd3 9.Qxd3 c6 10.Nbd2 Qc7 11.Re2 Ng6 12.Nf1 Nd7 13.Rae1 Nf6 14.Ng3 Bxg3 15.hxg3 Ne4 16.Bc1 Rae8

17.Nd2 f5 18.f3 Nd6 19.Rxe8 Rxe8 20.Rxe8+ Nxe8 21.Qxf5 Qxg3 22.Qe6+ Kf8 23.Nf1 Qd6, draw.

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Round Four: Philidor Counter Gambit

Marcus Sutton (USCF 1946) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 8/28/2016

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.Nc3 fxe4 5.Nxe4 d5 6.Neg5 exd4 7.Nf7 Kxf7 8.Ne5+ Ke8 9.Qh5+ g6 10.Nxg6 Nf6 11.Qe5+ Kf7 12.Nxh8+ Kg8 13.Bg5 Bg7 14.O-O-O Nc6 15.Qg3 Kxh8 16.Bd3 Be6 17.Rhe1 Bg8

18.Qh4 Qd6 19.Bf4 Qd7 20.h3 Rf8 21.Bg5 Ne4 22.f4 Nb4 23.Bxe4 dxe4 24.Rxe4 Qc6 25.Re2 d3 26.Rde1 dxe2 27.Rxe2 Nxa2+ 28.Kd1 Bxb2 29.Ke1 Bc3+ 30.Kf2 Bd4+ 31.Kg3 Bf6 32.Qh6 Qd6 33.Rd2 Bxg5 34.Qxd6 cxd6 35.fxg5 Rd8

36.Kf4 Nc3 37.h4 b5 38.Ke3 b4 39.Rd4 a5 40.Kd3 d5 41.Kd2 Bf7 42.g4 Re8 43.Rf4 Bg6, White resigns.