Monday, July 10, 2017

Westfield Swiss 7/9/2017

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

Round One: Sicilian Defense, Accelerated Fianchetto

Jim West (USCF 2203) - Michael Berrios (USCF 1867), Westfield NJ 7/9/2017

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 g6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nc6 5.Nc3 Bg7 6.Be3 Nf6 7.Bc4 O-O 8.Bb3 a5 9.f3 d5 10.exd5 Nb4 11.Nde2 a4 12.Nxa4 Nfxd5 13.Bf2 Bf5 14.O-O b5 15.Nac3 Nxc3 16.Nxc3 Qxd1 17.Rfxd1 Bxc2 18.Bxc2 Nxc2 19.Rac1 Bxc3 20.Rxc2 Bf6

21.b3 Rfc8 22.Rxc8+ Rxc8 23.Kf1 Rc2 24.Bd4 Bxd4 25.Rxd4 Rxa2 26.Rd8+ Kg7 27.Rb8 Rb2 28.Rxb5 Kf6 29.h4 Ke6 30.Kg1 f5 31.f4 Kf6 32.Kh2 h6 33.Rb6+ e6 34.Rb7 g5 35.fxg5+ hxg5 36.h5 g4

37.h6 Rc2 38.h7 Rc8 39.Kg3 e5 40.b4 Kg5 41.Rg7+ Kh6 42.Rc7 Re8 43.b5 e4 44.Kf4 Kg6 45.b6 e3 46.Re7 Rxe7 47.h8=Q e2 48.Qg8+ Kf6 49.Qg5+ Kf7 50.Qxf5+ Ke8 51.Qb5+ Kf8 52.b7 Rxb7 53.Qxe2, Black resigns.

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Round Three: Philidor Counter Gambit

Jed Sloan (USCF 1691) - Jim West (USCF 2203), Westfield NJ 7/9/2017

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.dxe5 fxe4 5.Ng5 d5 6.Nc3 Bb4 7.Qd4 c5 8.Bb5+ Nc6 9.Qd1 Nge7 10.O-O O-O

11.Bxc6 bxc6 12.Qe2 Bxc3 13.bxc3 h6 14.Nh3 Bxh3 15.gxh3 Rf3 16.Be3 Ng6 17.Bxc5 Nf4, White resigns.