Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Westfield Grand Prix 6/25/2017

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

Round One: Budapest Gambit, Fajarowicz Variation

Tejas Rama (USCF 1923) - Jim West (USCF 2204), Westfield NJ 6/25/2017

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5 3.dxe5 Ne4 4.Nf3 Bb4+ 5.Nbd2 Nc6 6.a3 Nxd2 7.Bxd2 Bxd2+ 8.Qxd2 Qe7 9.Qc3 O-O 10.b4 Re8 11.e3 a5 12.b5 Nxe5 13.Nxe5 Qxe5 14.Qxe5 Rxe5 15.O-O-O d6 16.Be2 b6 17.Bf3 Rb8 18.Rd4 Bd7 19.a4 Rbe8

20.Rhd1 Rc5 21.Kb2 Kf8 22.Kc3 h6 23.Bd5 f6 24.Kb3 Re7 25.Kc3 Be8 26.Kb2 g5 27.h3 Kg7 28.g4 Bg6 29.Kb3 f5 30.Kb2 fxg4 31.hxg4 Bf7 32.Kc3 Bxd5 33.Rxd5 Rxd5 34.Rxd5 Rf7 35.Rd2 Kg6 36.Kd4 h5 37.gxh5+ Kxh5 38.Kd5 Rf5+ 39.Ke6 Rc5 40.Rd4 Kg6

41.f4 g4 42.f5+ Kg5 43.Rxg4+ Kxg4 44.f6 Re5+ 45.Kd7 Rf5 46.Ke7 Kf3 47.Ke6 Ke4 48.f7 Rf1 49.Ke7 Kxe3 50.f8=Q Rxf8 51.Kxf8 Kd4 52.Ke7 Kxc4 53.Kd7 d5 54.Kxc7 d4 55.Kxb6 d3 56.Ka7 d2 57.b6 d1=Q 58.b7 Qd7 59.Ka8 Qd8+ 60.b8=Q Qxb8+ 61.Kxb8 Kb4

62.Kc7 Kxa4 63.Kd6 Kb3 64.Ke5 a4 65.Ke4 a3 66.Kd3 a2 67.Ke4 a1=Q 68.Kd5 Qa4 69.Ke5 Kc3 70.Kf5 Kd3 71.Ke5 Qd4+ 72.Kf5 Qe4+ 73.Kf6 Qd5 74.Kg6 Qf3 75.Kg5 Ke4 76.Kg6 Qf5+ 77.Kg7 Ke5 78.Kh6 Qg4 79.Kh7 Kf6 80.Kh8 Qg7#.

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Round Two: Sicilian Defense, Dragon Variation

Jim West (USCF 2204) - Dennis Li (USCF 1741), Westfield NJ 6/25/2017

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 g6 6.Be3 Bg7 7.f3 Bd7 8.Qd2 Nc6 9.Bc4 h5 10.h4 Rc8 11.Bb3 Ne5 12.O-O-O a6 13.Kb1 b5 14.Rhe1 O-O

15.Bg5 Nc4 16.Bxc4 Rxc4 17.Nb3 a5 18.e5 a4 19.exf6 exf6 20.Bf4 axb3 21.axb3 Rc8 22.Bxd6 Re8 23.Bg3 Bf5 24.Qxd8 Rexd8 25.Rxd8+ Rxd8 26.Rd1 Rc8 27.Bd6 Bh6

28.Be7 Kg7 29.Rd8 Rxd8 30.Bxd8 b4 31.Nd5 Bd2 32.Bxf6+, Black resigns.