Monday, January 23, 2017

Marshall January Under 2300 1/22/2017

Playing in the one day schedule on Sunday, I finished with a score of 1-1-1 plus two half point byes in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Two: Caro-Kann Defense

Jim West (USCF 2207) - Vladimir Polyakin (USCF 2100), Marshall Chess Club 1/22/2017

1.e4 c6 2,d4 d5 3.Nc3 dxe4 4.Nxe4 Bf5 5.Ng3 Bg6 6.Nf3 Nd7 7.h4 h6 8.h5 Bh7 9.Bd3 Bxd3 10.Qxd3 e6 11.c4 Ngf6 12.Bd2 Bd6 13.O-O-O Qc7 14.Ne4 Bf4 15.Nxf6+ Nxf6 16.Kb1 Bxd2 17.Nxd2 O-O-O

18.Ne4 Nxe4 19.Qxe4 Rd7 20.Qe5 Qxe5 21.dxe5 Rhd8 22.Kc2 Rd4 23.b3 Re4 24.Rde1 Rdd4 25.f3 Rxe1 26.Rxe1 Rh4 27.g4 Rh2+ 28.Kc3 Rxa2 29.Re4 Kd7 30.c5 b6 31.cxb6 axb6 32.Kd3 Rb2 33.Kc3 Ra2 34.Kd3 Ra5

35.Kc3 Rd5 36.f4 b5 37.b4 f6 38.exf6 gxf6 39.Re1 e5 40.fxe5 Rxe5 41.Ra1 Re3+ 42.Kd4 Rb3 43.Ra7+ Kd6 44.Rg7 Rxb4+ 45.Kc3 Rc4+ 46.Kb3 Rf4 47.Rg6 Ke5 48.Rxh6 Rxg4 49.Rh8 c5 50.h6 Rg3+ 51.Kc2 Rh3 52.h7 Kf5

53.Rc8 Rxh7 54.Rxc5+ Ke4 55.Rxb5 f5 56.Kd2 f4 57.Ke1 Rh2 58.Rb3 f3 59.Rb8 Ra2 60.Re8+ Kf4 61.Kf1 Ra5 62.Rf8+ Ke4 63.Re8+ Kf4 64.Rf8+ Kg4 65.Rg8+ Rg5 66.Rxg5+ Kxg5 67.Kf2 Kf4 68.Kf1 Kg3 69.Kg1 f2+ 70.Kf1 Kf3, stalemate.