Monday, September 4, 2017

New Jersey Open 9/3/2017

On Sunday, I won this game in the New Jersey Open at the Hyatt Regency.

Round Three: English Opening, Symmetrical Variation

Euclides Zoto (USCF 2003) - Jim West (USCF 2200), New Jersey Open 9/3/2017

1.c4 g6 2.Nc3 Bg7 3.g3 c5 4.Bg2 Nc6 5.e4 d6 6.Nge2 Nf6 7.d3 O-O 8.O-O Bd7 9.h3 Rb8 10.Be3 Ne8 11.Qd2 Nd4 12.f4 f5 13.Rad1 Nc7 14.Kh2 b5

15.b3 e6 16.Ng1 b4 17.Nce2 e5 18.Nf3 Nce6 19.Rde1 exf4 20.Nxf4 Nxf3+ 21.Bxf3 Bc3 22.Qe2 Bxe1 23.Qxe1 Nxf4 24.Bxf4 Qe7 25.exf5 Qxe1 26.Rxe1 Rbe8 27.Rxe8 Bxe8 28.Bxd6 Rxf5 29.Kg2 Bf7 30.g4 Rf6 31.Bxc5 Ra6

32.Kg3 Rxa2 33.Bc6 Rd2 34.Be4 Rb2 35.Bxa7 Rxb3 36.Kf4 Rb1 37.d4 Rf1+ 38.Ke5 Bxc4 39.d5 b3 40.Bd4 Re1 41.d6 Bb5 42.Kf4 Rd1 43.Ke5 Re1 44.Kf4 g5+ 45.Kf3 Rh1 46.Bd5+ Kf8 47.Ke4 Rxh3 48.Be6 Ke8 49.Kf5 Bd7, White resigns.