Friday, December 30, 2016

Thursday Night Action 12/29/2016

On Thursday, I finished with a score of 2-2-0 in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round One: Sicilian Defense, Delayed Alapin

Nazzareno Bertini (USCF 1722) - Jim West (USCF 2208), Marshall Chess Club 12/29/2016

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.c3 Nf6 4.Be2 Nc6 5.d4 cxd4 6.cxd4 d5 7.exd5 Nxd5 8.Nc3 e6 9.O-O Be7 10.Nxd5 exd5 11.Bf4 O-O 

12.Ne5 Nxe5 13.Bxe5 Bf6 14.f4 Bxe5 15.fxe5 Be6 16.Rc1 Qd7 17.Qb3 Rfc8 18.Rc3 Rxc3 19.bxc3 Rc8 20.Rb1 b6 21.Qb4 h6 22.Rb3 Rc7 23.Bb5 Qc8 24.Qa3 Bd7 25.Ba6 Qf8 26.Qb2 Qe7 27.Qe2 Qg5

28.Qd1 Ba4 29.c4 dxc4 30.Qf3 cxb3 31.h4 Rc1+ 32.Bf1 Qxh4 33.axb3 Bb5 34.d5 Rxf1+, White resigns.