Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Marshall Sunday Game/45 7/30/2017

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 0-0-3 plus a half point bye in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round One: Center Counter Defense

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Marcus Sutton (USCF 1822), Marshall Chess Club 7/30/2017

1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Nf6 3.Bb5+ c6 4.dxc6 Nxc6 5.Nf3 Bd7 6.O-O Qc7 7.Nc3 e6 8.d4 a6 9.Bxc6 Bxc6 10.Ne5 Bd6 11.f4 O-O

12.Nxc6 Qxc6 13.Qf3 Qxf3 14.Rxf3 Rac8 15.Bd2 Rc4 16.Rd3 Rfc8 17.Re1 b5 18.a3 Bc7 19.b3 Rc6 20.d5 Bb6+ 21.Be3 Rxc3 22.Bxb6 Rxd3 23.cxd3 Nxd5

24.Be3 Kf8 25.Rc1 Rxc1+ 26.Bxc1 f5 27.Kf2 Ke7 28.g3, draw.

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Round Two: King's Indian Attack

Tyrone Ferrara (USCF 1633) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 7/30/2017

1.Nf3 d6 2.g3 e5 3.e4 f5 4.exf5 Bxf5 5.Bg2 Nc6 6.O-O Be7 7.d3 Nf6 8.Nbd2 O-O 9.Nc4 h6 10.Bd2 Qd7 11.Nh4 Bh3 12.Ng6 Rf7 13.Nxe7+ Rxe7 14.f4 Bxg2 15.Kxg2 e4

16.Bc3 Rf8 17.Bxf6 Rxf6 18.dxe4 Rxe4 19.Qd5+ Qe6 20.Qxe6+ Rfxe6 21.Nd2 Re2+ 22.Rf2 Rxf2+ 23.Kxf2 Nd4 24.Nf3 Nxf3 25.Kxf3 Kf7

26.Rd1 h5 27.h3 g6 28.g4 hxg4+ 29.hxg4 Kg7 30.c4 a5 31.c5, draw.

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Round Three: Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Christopher William (USCF 1915), Marshall Chess Club 7/30/2017

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Bxc6 dxc6 5.O-O f6 6.d4 exd4 7.Nxd4 Bd7 8.Be3 Bd6 9.Nf5 Bxf5 10.exf5 Qd7 11.Qh5+ Qf7 12.Qxf7+ Kxf7

13.Nd2 Ne7 14.g4 g6 15.fxg6+ hxg6 16.Nf3 Rh3 17.Kg2 Rah8 18.Rh1 Nd5 19.Rad1 Nxe3+ 20.fxe3 Ke7 21.e4 Kf7 22.e5 Bxe5 23.Nxe5+ fxe5 24.Rd7+ Ke6 25.Rxc7 R3h7

26.Rxh7 Rxh7 27.Rd1, draw.