Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Westfield Club Championship 12/11/2016

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 2-1-1 in the club championship at Westfield.

Round Four: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Merric Hu (USCF 1860) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Westfield NJ 12/11/2016

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be2 e5 7.Nb3 Be7 8.Be3 Be6 9.O-O Nbd7 10.Qd2 Rc8 11.Rfd1 O-O 12.f3 Qc7 13.Rac1 Rfd8

14.Nd5 Nxd5 15.exd5 Bf5 16.c4 b6 17.Bd3 Bxd3 18.Qxd3 a5 19.a3 Rf8 20.Nd2 a4 21.f4 exf4 22.Bxf4 Nc5 23.Qg3 Rfe8 24.Re1 Bf8 25.Qf3 Qd7 26.Rxe8 Rxe8 27.Rc3 g6 28.g4 Bg7 29.Rc2 Qe7 30.Bg3 Be5 31.Bf2 Qf6

32.Qxf6 Bxf6 33.Kg2 Nd3 34.b4 Re2 35.Kf3 Rxf2+ 36.Ke3 Ne1 37.Rc1 Bg5+ 38.Kxf2 Nd3+ 39.Kf3 Nxc1 40.Ne4 Be7 41.Nc3 Nd3 42.Nxa4 Ne5+ 43.Ke4 Nxc4 44.Kd4 b5, White resigns.