Monday, March 6, 2017

Marshall March FIDE Weekend 3/4/2017

On Saturday, I drew this game in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Two: Sicilian Defense, Paulsen Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Michael Chu (USCF 1867), Marshall Chess Club 3/4/2017

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6 5.Bd3 Bc5 6.Nb3 Be7 7.O-O d6 8.Nc3 Nf6 9.Be3 Nbd7 10.f4 b5 11.a3 Bb7 12.Qe2 Qc7 13.Rad1 O-O 14.Kh1 Nc5

15.Nxc5 dxc5 16.e5 Nd5 17.Nxd5 Bxd5 18.c4 Bxc4 19.Bxc4 bxc4 20.Qxc4 Qb7 21.Rd2 Qb5 22.Qxb5 axb5 23.Rd7 Rfe8 24.Rfd1 b4 25.axb4 cxb4 26.b3 Kf8 27.h3 Red8 28.Rxd8+ Rxd8 29.Rxd8+ Bxd8

30.Kg1 Ke8 31.Kf2 Kd7 32.Bc5 Ba5 33.Kg3 h5 34.Kh4 g6 35.g4 Kc6 36.Be7 hxg4 37.Kxg4 Kd5 38.Kg5 Ke4 39.Bf6 Bb6 40.Be7 Be3 41.Bxb4 Bxf4+ 42.Kf6 Bxe5+ 43.Kxf7 Kf5 44.Bc5 Bc7 45.b4 e5

46.b5 Kg5 47.Bf2 e4 48.Be3+ Kh5 49.Kf6 Bd8+ 50.Ke5 Kh4 51.Kxe4 Kxh3 52.Kd5 g5 53.Kc6 g4 54.Kd7 Ba5 55.b6 Bxb6 56.Bxb6 g3, draw.