Friday, February 17, 2017

Thursday Night Action 2/16/2017

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

Round Four: Sicilian Defense, Sozin Attack

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Garth Palmer (USCF 1765), Marshall Chess Club 2/16/2017

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 d6 6.Bc4 e6 7.Bb3 Be7 8.Be3 a6 9.f4 O-O 10.Qf3 e5 11.Nf5 Bxf5 12.exf5 Qc7 13.O-O-O Na5

14.g4 Nxb3+ 15.axb3 Rac8 16.Rd2 Qa5 17.Kb1 Qc7 18.g5 Ne8 19.Nd5 Qd8 20.Rg1 f6 21.h4 Kh8 22.fxe5 fxe5 23.Qg4 b5 24.f6, Black resigns.