Sunday, April 16, 2017

Marshall Saturday Game/60 4/15/2017

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

Round One: French Defense, King's Indian Attack

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Pedro Espinosa (USCF 1732), Marshall Chess Club 4/15/2017

1.e4 e6 2.d3 d5 3.Nd2 Nf6 4.g3 b6 5.Bg2 Bb7 6.Ne2 Nbd7 7.O-O Nc5 8.e5 Ng8 9.d4 Nd7 10.c3 c5 11.f4 Ne7 12.Nf3 Nf5 13.g4 Ne7 14.Ng3 g6

15.f5 gxf5 16.gxf5 exf5 17.Bg5 h6 18.Bxe7 Bxe7 19.Nxf5 Qc7 20.e6 Nf6 21.exf7+ Kf8 22.Ne5 Rh7 23.Ng6+ Kxf7 24.Ngxe7 Re8 25.Nxd5 Nxd5 26.Qh5+ Kf8

27.Nd6+ Ke7 28.Nxe8 Qd7 29.Rae1+ Kd8 30.Qh4+ Ne7 31.Nf6 Rg7 32.d5 Bxd5 33.Nxd5 Qxd5 34.Rf8+ Kd7 35.Rxe7+ Kc6 36.Rxg7, Black resigns.

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Round Two: Vienna Game

Marcus Sutton (USCF 1874) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 4/15/2017

1.e4 e5 2.Nc3 d6 3.Bc4 Nc6 4.d3 Na5 5.f4 Nxc4 6.dxc4 exf4 7.Bxf4 Nf6 8.e5 Bg4 9.Qd4 dxe5 10.Qxe5+ Qe7 11.Qxe7+ Bxe7 12.Nb5 O-O

13.Nxc7 Rac8 14.h3 Bf5 15.c3 Nh5 16.Nd5 Bh4+ 17.g3 Rfe8+ 18.Kf2 Be4 19.Nf3 Bxd5 20.cxd5 Nxf4 21.Nxh4 Nxd5 22.Rhe1 g6 23.Rxe8+ Rxe8 24.Re1 Rxe1 25.Kxe1 Kg7

26.Ke2 Kf6 27.Kd3 h5 28.Ke4 Ke6 29.Kd4 Ne7 30.g4 hxg4 31.hxg4 f5 32.gxf5 Nxf5+ 33.Nxf5 Kxf5 34.Ke3 b5 35.b3 Ke5 36.Kf3 a5 37.a3 a4, White resigns.

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Round Three: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Katherene Qi (USCF 1900), Marshall Chess Club 4/15/2017

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bc4 e6 7.Bb3 Be7 8.f4 O-O 9.Qf3 Re8 10.O-O Nbd7 11.f5 Nc5 12.Be3 Bf8 13.fxe6 fxe6 14.Rad1 Qc7 15.Kh1 b5 16.a3 Bb7

17.Bg5 Nfxe4 18.Nxe4 Bxe4 19.Nxe6 Bxf3 20.Nxc7+ Nxb3 21.gxf3 Na5 22.Nxa8 Rxa8 23.b3 Rc8 24.Bd2 Nc6 25.Bf4 Na5 26.Bxd6 Rxc2 27.Bxf8 Kxf8 28.Rd6 Nxb3 29.Rxa6 Ra2 30.Rd1 Nd2 31.Ra7 h6

32.Kg2 b4 33.axb4 Rxa7 34.Rxd2 Rb7 35.Rb2 Ke7 36.Kg3 Rb5 37.Kf4 Kd6 38.Ke4 Kc6 39.Rc2+ Kb6 40.Rb2 Rh5 41.f4 g6 42.Rg2 Kb5 43.Rxg6 Rxh2 44.f5 Kxb4 45.Ke5 Kc5 46.Ke6 Kc6 47.Kf7+ Kd7 48.f6 h5

49.Kg8 Rf2 50.Rg7+ Ke6 51.f7 h4 52.f8=Q Rxf8+ 53.Kxf8 Kf5 54.Kf7 Kf4 55.Kf6 h3 56.Rh7 Kg3 57.Kf5 h2 58.Ke4 Kg2 59.Rg7+ Kf2 60.Rh7 Kg2 61.Ke3 h1=Q 62.Rxh1 Kxh1, draw.

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Round Four: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Ed Kopiecki (USCF 2069) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 4/15/2017

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 Qd4+ 25.Nd2 Rd8 26.Qh6 Bxg2

27.Kc1 Bd5 28.Re3 Qa1+ 29.Nb1 Bxa2 30.Rc3+ Kb7 31.Rb3 Bxb3 32.cxb3 Rc8+ 33.Kd2 Qxb1 34.Qxf6 Rc2+ 35.Ke3 Qxb3+ 36.Kf4 Rf2+, White resigns.