Monday, August 7, 2017

Marshall August FIDE Weekend 8/6/2017

On Sunday, I won this game in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Four: Sicilian Defense, Accelerated Fianchetto

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Matthew Tripodi (USCF 1764), Marshall Chess Club 8/6/2017

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 Nbxd5 13.Bf2 Bd7 14.Nac3 Bc6 15.O-O e6

16.Bd4 Ne7 17.Qe1 Nf5 18.Bc5 Re8 19.Rd1 Qa5 20.Bf2 Rad8 21.Nd4 Nxd4 22.Bxd4 Rxd4 23.Rxd4 Qa7 24.Qf2, Black resigns.