Monday, March 13, 2017

Marshall Sunday Game/45 3/12/2017

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 1-0-3 in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Three: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Ed Kopiecki (USCF 2022) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 3/12/2017

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bg5 e6 7.f4 Be7 8.Qf3 Qc7 9.O-O-O Nbd7 10.Bd3 b5 11.Rhe1 Bb7 12.Qg3 O-O-O

13.Bxb5 axb5 14.Ndxb5 Qb6 15.e5 Nc5 16.Qh3 dxe5 17.fxe5 Ba6 18.exf6 gxf6 19.Be3 Bxb5 20.b4 Bc6 21.bxc5 Bxc5 22.Bxc5 Qxc5 23.Ne4 Rxd1+ 24.Kxd1 Rd8+ 25.Kc1 Qe5 26.Qc3 Qxc3 27.Nxc3 Bxg2 28.Rg1 Bf3 29.Rg7 h5 30.Rxf7 f5

31.Re7 Rd6 32.Nb5 Kd8 33.Nxd6 Kxe7 34.Nb5 e5 35.Kd2 Bc6 36.c4 f4 37.a4 e4 38.a5 Bxb5 39.cxb5 Kd7 40.a6 Kc7 41.a7 Kb7 42.b6 e3+, draw.