Monday, February 27, 2017

Marshall Sunday Game/45 2/26/2017

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 1-0-2 plus a half point bye in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round One: King's Indian Defense, Fianchetto Variation

Shijil Kundilakkandi (USCF 1771) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 2/26/2017

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.g3 Bg7 4.Bg2 O-O 5.e4 d6 6.Ne2 e5 7.O-O Nc6 8.d5 Ne7 9.Nbc3 a5 10.b3 Nd7 11.Bb2 f5 12.f3 Nf6 13.Qc2 c6

14.Rad1 cxd5 15.Nxd5 Nexd5 16.cxd5 fxe4 17.fxe4 Qb6+ 18.Kh1 Bd7 19.Qd2 Ng4 20.Bc1 Bh6 21.Qb2 Bxc1 22.Rxc1 Nf2+ 23.Rxf2 Rxf2 24.Qd2 Bg4

 25.Qg5 Bxe2 26.Bh3 Bf3+ 27.Kg1 Rc2+ 28.Kf1 Qb5+ 29.Kg1 Qc5+ 30.Kf1 Qf2#.

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Round Two: Sicilian Defense, King's Indian Attack

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Nico Chasin (USCF 2150), Marshall Chess Club 2/26/2017

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d3 Nc6 4.g3 g6 5.Bg2 Bg7 6.O-O Nge7 7.Nbd2 O-O 8.Re1 d6 9.a4 b6 10.c3 Bb7 11.Qc2 a6 12.Nf1 b5 13.axb5 axb5 14.Bf4 e5 15.Bd2 h6 16.h4 Qb6 17.Ne3 Kh7

18.h5 Rxa1 19.Rxa1 Bc8 20.hxg6+ fxg6 21.Qb3 Bd7 22.Qa2 Qb7 23.Qa6 Rb8 24.Nd5 Nc8 25.Qxb7 Rxb7 26.Kh2 Ra7 27.Rxa7 N6xa7 28.Bh3 Bxh3 29.Kxh3 Kg8 30.Nh4 Kf7

31.Ng2 Ne7 32.Nxe7 Kxe7 33.Ne3 Nc6, draw.

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Round Three: London System, Dutch Defense

Nathaniel Shuman (USCF 2096) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club, 2/26/2017

1.d4 e6 2.Bf4 f5 3.e3 Nf6 4.Bd3 b6 5.Nf3 Bb7 6.Nbd2 Be7 7.h3 O-O 8.c3 c5 9.Qb1 cxd4 10.exd4 Nc6 11.O-O Rc8 12.Re1 h6

13.Ne5 Nxe5 14.Bxe5 Qe8 15.Qd1 Qg6 16.Nf3 Ne4 17.Qe2 Bf6 18.Bxf6 gxf6 19.Ba6 Bxa6 20.Qxa6 Rc7 21.Qe2 d5 22.Kh2 Rg7 23.Rg1 Kh7 24.Raf1 Rfg8 25.Nd2, draw.