Tuesday, September 5, 2017

New Jersey Open 9/4/2017

On Monday, I finished with a score of 2-1-1 plus two half point byes in the New Jersey Open at the Hyatt Regency.

Round Five: Sicilian Defense, Alapin Variation

Al Lawrence (USCF 2046) - Jim West (USCF 2200), New Jersey Open 9/4/2017

1.e4 c5 2.d4 cxd4 3.c3 Nf6 4.e5 Nd5 5.Nf3 e6 6.Qxd4 Nc6 7.Qa4 d6 8.Bb5 Bd7 9.exd6 Bxd6 10.O-O a6 11.Bd3 Ne5 12.Qd1 Nxd3 13.Qxd3 Qc7 14.Re1 O-O-O

15.c4 Nf4 16.Qb3 Bc6 17.c5 Bxc5 18.Bxf4 Qxf4 19.Qc2 Bxf3 20.Qxc5+ Bc6 21.Nc3 Qd4 22.Qg5 h6 23.Qg3 Qd2 24.Rac1 Qg5 25.Qxg5 hxg5 26.Ne4 Rd5 27.Nc5 g4

28.Nxa6 Rdh5 29.Nb4 Rxh2 30.Kf1 Rh1+ 31.Ke2 Rxe1+ 32.Rxe1 Bxg2, White resigns.