Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Marshall No Draws Halloweekend 10/30/2016

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 1-1-4 in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Six: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Ed Kopiecki (USCF 2046) - Jim West (USCF 2218), Marshall Chess Club 10/30/2016

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bg5 e6 7.f4 Be7 8.Qf3 Qc7 9.O-O-O Nbd7 10.Bd3 b5 11.Rhe1 Bb7 12.Qg3 O-O-O 13.Bxb5 axb5 14.Ndxb5 Qb6 15.e5 Nc5

16.Qh3 dxe5 17.fxe5 Ba6 18.exf6 gxf6 19.Nd5 Rxd5 20.Rxd5 Qxb5 21.Bf4 Qc4 22.Qf3 exd5 23.Rxe7 Nd3+ 24.Qxd3 Qxf4+ 25.Qd2 Qxd2+ 26.Kxd2 Rg8 27.g3 Rg7 28.Ke3 Kd8 29.Ra7 Bc8 30.b4 Be6 31.b5 Rg4

32.c3 Kc8 33.a4  Rc4 34.Kd2 d4 35.cxd4 Rxd4+ 36.Ke3 Rb4 37.h3 Kb8 38.Ra6 f5 39.h4 h5 40.Kf3 Kb7 41.Ke3 Bb3 42.Rh6 Bxa4 43.Rxh5 Rxb5 44.Rh7 Bb3 45.h5 Be6 46.h6 Rb1 47.Rg7 Rh1 48.h7 Kc6

49.Kd4 Kd6 50.Ke3 Ke5 51.Rg5 Rxh7 52.g4 Rh3+ 53.Kf2 Kf4 54.Rg7 fxg4 55.Kg1 f5 56.Ra7 Bd5 57.Ra4+ Be4 58.Rb4 Kg3 59.Rb3+ Bf3 60.Rxf3+ Kxf3 61.Kf1 Rh1#.