Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Marshall Saturday Game/60 9/9/2017

On Saturday, I finished with a score of 2-0-1 plus a half point bye in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round One: French Defense, King's Indian Attack

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Edison Huang (USCF 1641), Marshall Chess Club 9/9/2017

1.e4 e6 2.d3 d5 3.Nd2 Nf6 4.g3 c6 5.Bg2 dxe4 6.dxe4 Bc5 7.Ngf3 Qb6 8.O-O Ng4 9.Qe2 Nxf2 10.Rxf2 Bxf2+ 11.Qxf2 Qxf2+ 12.Kxf2 O-O 13.Kg1 Rd8

14.b3 Na6 15.Ba3 c5 16.c4 e5 17.Nf1 f6 18.Ne3 Be6 19.Nd5 b6 20.h4 Rd7 21.Kh2 Nc7 22.Bh3 Re8 23.Nxc7 Rxc7 24.Bxe6 Rxe6 25.Rd1 Ree7 26.Rd5 Red7 27.g4 Rxd5 28.cxd5 Kf7 29.Nd2 b5 30.Kg2 Ke7 31.Kf2 Kd6 32.Ke3 g6 33.Kd3 f5

34.gxf5 gxf5 35.exf5 Kxd5 36.f6 Rf7 37.Ne4 c4+ 38.bxc4 bxc4+ 39.Ke3 h6 40.Be7 Ke6 41.Nd6 Rh7 42.Nxc4 Rh8 43.Nxe5 Rc8 44.Nd3 Rc4 45.h5 Rh4 46.Nf4+ Kf7 47.a3 a6 48.Ke4 Rh1 49.Kf5 Rh4 50.Bf8 Rh2 51.Bxh6 Rh1

52.Bg7 Rh2 53.h6 Rh1 54.Nd3 Rh5+ 55.Ke4 Ke6 56.Nf4+ Kf7 57.Nxh5 a5 58.h7, Black resigns.

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Round Two: Sicilian Defense, Grand Prix Attack

David Liu (USCF 1874) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 9/9/2017

1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 d6 3.f4 g6 4.Nf3 Bg7 5.Bb5+ Bd7 6.O-O a6 7.Bxd7+ Qxd7 8.d3 Nc6 9.Kh1 e6 10.Bd2 Nge7 11.Qe1 Nd4 12.Nxd4 cxd4 13.Ne2 Rc8 14.c3 Nc6 15.f5 Be5 16.fxe6 Qxe6 17.Nf4 Bxf4 18.Rxf4 O-O

19.cxd4 Nxd4 20.Bc3 Rxc3 21.bxc3 Nc2 22.Qf1 Nxa1 23.Qxa1 b5 24.d4 Qc4 25.Rf6 Rc8 26.Rxd6 Qxc3 27.Qxc3 Rxc3 28.h3 Ra3 29.Rd8+ Kg7 30.e5 Rxa2 31.d5 Re2 32.Re8 Rd2 33.d6 b4 34.Rb8 Rd5 35.Rxb4 Rxe5

36.Ra4 a5 37.Rd4 Re8 38.Rd5 Rd8 39.Rxa5 Rxd6 40.Ra7 h5 41.Kh2 h4 42.Kg1 Rd2 43.Kf1 g5 44.Ra6 f6 45.Rb6 Kg6 46.Ra6 Kf5 47.Rb6 Ke5 48.Rb5+ Rd5 49.Rb4 Rd4 50.Rb8 Kf4 51.Rb3 f5 52.Kf2 g4 53.hxg4 fxg4 54.Kg1 g3 55.Rb1 Ke3

56.Re1+ Kd2 57.Ra1 Ke2 58.Ra2+ Rd2 59.Rxd2+ Kxd2 60.Kh1 Ke2 61.Kg1 Ke3 62.Kh1 Kf4 63.Kg1 Ke3 64.Kh1 h3 65.Kg1 hxg2 66.Kxg2 Kf4 67.Kg1 Kf3 68.Kf1 g2+ 69.Kg1 Kg3, stalemate.

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Round Three: King's Indian Defense, Saemisch Variation

Liam Putnam (USCF 1920) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 9/9/2017

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.f3 O-O 6.Be3 b6 7.Qd2 c5 8.Nge2 Nc6 9.g3 e5 10.d5 Nd4 11.Bg2 Bh3 12.O-O Bxg2 13.Kxg2 a6

14.Bxd4 cxd4 15.Nd1 b5 16.Rc1 Rc8 17.b3 bxc4 18.Rxc4 Rxc4 19.bxc4 Qc7 20.Nb2 Rb8 21.Nc1 Bh6 22.Qc2 Bxc1 23.Rxc1 Nd7 24.Nd3 Nc5 25.Nxc5 Qxc5 26.Qd3 Rb2+ 27.Kh1 Rxa2 28.Qb3 Ra3 29.Qb8+ Kg7

30.Kg2 Ra2+ 31.Kh1 Qa3 32.Rf1 Qd3 33.Qb1 Qe2, White resigns.