Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Marshall Sunday Game/45 1/15/2017

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 1-1-2 in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round One: Philidor Counter Gambit

James Lee (USCF 1868) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club, 1/15/2017

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.Bg5 Be7 5.Bxe7 Nxe7 6.dxe5 fxe4 7.Nfd2 d5 8.c4 c6 9.Nc3 O-O 10.cxd5 cxd5 11.Qb3 Qb6 12.Qxb6 axb6 13.Rd1 Nbc6 14.Nb3 Be6

15.Nd4 Nxd4 16.Rxd4 Nc6 17.Rd2 Nxe5 18.Nxd5 Bxd5 19.Rxd5 Nd3+ 20.Bxd3 exd3 21.Rxd3 Rxa2 22.O-O Rxb2 23.Rd7 b5 24.Rxb7 b4 25.g3 b3 26.Kg2 h6 27.h4 Rf7 28.Rb8+ Kh7 29.Rb6 h5 30.Kg1 g6

31.Kg2 Kh6 32.Kg1 Kg7 33.Kg2 Rf6 34.Rb7+ Kh6 35.Kg1 g5 36.hxg5+ Kxg5 37.Rb5+ Rf5 38.Rb6 h4 39.gxh4+ Kxh4 40.Kg2 Kg4 41.Rb4+ Rf4 42.Rb5 Rf5 43.Rb4+ Rf4 44.Rb5 Rf5 45.Rb4+, draw.

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Round Three: Philidor Counter Gambit

Nathaniel Koyfman (USCF 1619) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 1/15/2017

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.Nc3 fxe4 5.Nxe4 d5 6.Nc3 e4 7.Ne5 Nf6 8.Bg5 Bb4 9.Qh5+ Nxh5 10.Bxd8 Kxd8 11.Nf7+ Ke7 12.Nxh8 Nc6 13.O-O-O Bxc3 14.bxc3 Be6 15.c4 Rxh8

16.cxd5 Bxd5 17.c4 Bf7 18.d5 Ne5 19.Re1 Bg6 20.f3 Nf4 21.Kd2 Nfd3 22.Bxd3 Nxd3 23.Re2 Nc5 24.Rhe1 Kd6 25.fxe4 Ke5 26.g3 Rf8 27.h4 h5 

28.Rg2 Rf3 29.g4 Ra3 30.Kd1 hxg4 31.Rxg4 Bh5, White resigns.