Monday, September 19, 2016

Marshall September Under 2300 9/17/2016

On Saturday, I drew this game in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Three: Larsen's Opening

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Wesley Hellner (USCF 1972), Marshall Chess Club 9/17/2016

1.b3 d5 2.Bb2 Nc6 3.f4 Nf6 4.Nf3 g6 5.e3 Bg7 6.Bb5 O-O 7.O-O a6 8.Bxc6 bxc6 9.Ne5 Bb7 10.Qc1 Nd7 11.Nxd7 Qxd7 12.Bxg7 Kxg7 13.Qb2+ Kg8 14.Nc3 Qd6

15.Na4 a5 16.Qd4 Ba6 17.d3 f5 18.Nc5 Bc8 19.a3 Re8 20.b4 a4 21.Rae1 e5 22.fxe5 Rxe5 23.h4 Qe7 24.Qf4 Ba6 25.Rf3 Qd6 26.Qd4 Bc8 27.Ref1 Re7 28.Qf4 Qxf4 29.exf4 d4 30.Kf2 Kf7 31.Re1 Rxe1 32.Kxe1 Be6

33.Rf2 Bd5 34.Re2 Rd8 35.Kf2 Kf6 36.g3 Kf7 37.Re5 Kf6 38.Ke2 h6 39.Kd2 g5 40.hxg5+ hxg5 41.Re2 gxf4 42.gxf4 Rh8 43.Kc1 Rh1+ 44.Kb2 Rf1 45.Nxa4 Rxf4 46.Nc5 Rh4 47.a4 Rh8 48.a5 f4 49.Rf2 f3

50.Ne4+ Ke5 51.Rxf3 c5 52.bxc5 Ra8 53.Rh3 Bxe4 54.dxe4 Rxa5 55.Rh5+ Kxe4 56.Kb3, draw.