Thursday, August 3, 2017

FIDE Mondays 7/31/2017

On Monday evening, I finished with a score of 1-1-3 plus a half point bye in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Six: Sicilian Defense, Alapin Variation

Arthur Tollefson (USCF 2019) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 7/31/2017

1.e4 c5 2.c3 Nf6 3.e5 Nd5 4.d4 cxd4 5.Nf3 Nc6 6.cxd4 e6 7.Nc3 Nxc3 8.bxc3 d5 9.exd6 Bxd6 10.Bd3 h6 11.O-O O-O 

12.Re1 b6 13.Qe2 Bd7 14.Bd2 Re8 15.Ne5 Nxe5 16.dxe5 Bf8 17.Qe4 g6 18.h4 Bc6 19.Qd4 Bc5 20.Qc4 h5 21.Bg5 Qd5 22.Qxd5 Bxd5 23.Bb5 Rec8, draw.