Sunday, July 16, 2017

Marshall Saturday Game/60 7/15/2017

On Saturday, I won these games in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Two:  Larsen's Opening

Jim West (USCF 2205) - Anthony Norris (USCF 1948), Marshall Chess Club 7/15/2017

1.b3 d5 2.Bb2 Bg4 3.d3 c5 4.Nd2 Nc6 5.Ngf3 Nf6 6.h3 Bh5 7.g3 d4 8.Bg2 e6 9.O-O Bd6 10.a4 O-O 11.Nc4 Bc7

12.Bc1 Nd5 13.Bd2 f5 14.Ng5 Qf6 15.f4 Rae8 16.Nf3 a6 17.a5 Qg6 18.Kh2 Nc3 19.Bxc3 dxc3 20.Qe1 e5 21.Nh4 Qe6 22.Bf3 exf4 23.Bxh5 fxg3+ 24.Kg2 g6 25.Bf3 Qe7 26.Bd5+ Kg7 27.Qxc3+ Kh6 28.Qd2+ g5

29.Nf3 Qxe2+ 30.Qxe2 Rxe2+ 31.Kg1 Rfe8 32.Bxc6 bxc6 33.Rae1 f4 34.Rxe2 Rxe2 35.Re1 Rxe1+ 36.Nxe1 g4 37.hxg4 Kg5 38.Nf3+ Kxg4 39.Kg2 h5 40.Nce5+ Kf5 41.Nxc6 Ke6 42.c4 Kd6 43.Nce5 Bxa5

44.Ng6 Kd7 45.Nxf4 Bc7 46.Nxh5 Ke6 47.Nxg3 Bf4 48.Kf2 Kd6 49.Ne4+ Kc6 50.Ke2 Bc1 51.Ne5+ Kb6 52.Nd7+ Kc6 53.Ndxc5, Black resigns.

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Round Three: Philidor Counter Gambit

Dylan Challenger (USCF 1760) - Jim West (USCF 2205), Marshall Chess Club 7/15/2017

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.Nc3 fxe4 5.Nxe4 d5 6.Nc3 e4 7.Ne5 Nf6 8.Be2 Bb4 9.O-O O-O 10.Bg5 c6

11.a3 Bxc3 12.bxc3 Nbd7 13.Nxd7 Bxd7 14.c4 Be6 15.cxd5 cxd5 16.Rc1 Qa5 17.c4 dxc4 18.Bxc4 Bxc4 19.Rxc4 Qxg5 20.Qb3 Qd5 21.Qc3 b6 22.Rc1 Rad8 23.Qg3 Nh5 24.Qg4 Qf5 25.Qe2 Nf4 26.Qa2 Kh8

27.Rf1 Qg4 28.f3 exf3 29.Rxf3 Nh3+ 30.Kf1 Rxf3+ 31.gxf3 Qxf3+ 32.Ke1 Re8+ 33.Kd2 Qe2+ 34.Kc3 Qxa2 35.d5 Qxa3+ 36.Kd2 Qa2+ 37.Kd3 Nf2+ 38.Kd4 Re4+ 39.Kc3 Qxc4+ 40.Kb2 Re2+ 41.Kb1 Qc2+ 42.Ka1 Qa2#.