Monday, November 6, 2017

Marshall November FIDE Weekend 11/5/2017

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

Round Four: King's Indian Defense, Saemisch Variation

Joshua Chong (USCF 1747) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 11/5/2017

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.Nge2 O-O 6.f3 c5 7.d5 e6 8.Be3 exd5 9.cxd5 a6 10.a4 Nbd7 11.Ng3 Re8 12.Be2 Rb8 13.O-O Qc7 14.Qd2 h5 15.h4 Ne5 16.Nh1 Bd7 17.Rfc1 b5

18.axb5 axb5 19.Ra2 b4 20.Nd1 Bb5 21.Bxb5 Rxb5 22.Rca1 Reb8 23.Qe2 Kh7 24.Nhf2 Bh6 25.Bxh6 Kxh6 26.Ne3 Kg7 27.f4 Neg4 28.Nfxg4 hxg4 29.Nxg4 Qe7 30.Nxf6 Qxf6 31.Rc1 Qxf4 32.Qe1 R5b7 33.b3 Re7 34.Re2 Qe5

35.Rc4 Ra8 36.Rec2 Ra1 37.Rc1 Rxc1 38.Qxc1 Ra7 39.Kf2 Ra2+ 40.Kf3 Qf6+ 41.Qf4 Rf2+, White resigns.

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Round Five: Sicilian Defense, Paulsen Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Arvin Mou (USCF 1870), Marshall Chess Club 11/5/2017

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6 5.Bd3 Nf6 6.O-O Nc6 7.Nxc6 dxc6 8.Nd2 e5 9.Nc4 Qc7 10.a4 Bg4 11.f3 Bc5+ 12.Be3 Bxe3+ 13.Nxe3 Be6 14.Qe2 O-O 15.a5 Rfd8

16.Bc4 Rd7 17.Bxe6 fxe6 18.Nc4 Rad8 19.Rfd1 Nh5 20.g3 Nf6 21.Kf1 Rxd1+ 22.Rxd1 Rf8 23.Kg2 Rd8 24.Rxd8+ Qxd8 25.c3 Qc7 26.Qd2 Nd7 27.b4 c5 28.Qd6 Qxd6 29.Nxd6 cxb4 30.cxb4 b6 31.axb6 Nxb6 32.Nb7 Nd7 33.Nd8 Nf8

34.Kf2 g6 35.Ke3 Kg7 36.Kd3 Kf6 37.Kc4 Nd7 38.Nb7 Ke7 39.Nc5 Nb8 40.Kb3 Kd6 41.Ka4 Ke7 42.Kb3 Kd6 43.Kc4 Ke7 44.f4 Kd6 45.fxe5+ Kxe5 46.Kd3 Kd6 47.Kd4 Nc6+ 48.Kc3 Nb8 49.Kc4 Ke5 50.Kd3 Kd6 51.Ke3 e5

52.Kd3 Ke7 53.Kc4 Kd6 54.g4 g5 55.h3 h6 56.Kd3 Kc6 57.Ne6 Kb5 58.Kc3 Nc6 59.Nc7+ Kb6 60.Ne8 Nd4 61.Kc4 Kc6 62.Ng7 Nf3 63.Nf5 Ng1 64.Nxh6 Nxh3 65.Nf7 Nf2 66.Nxe5+ Kb6 67.Nd7+ Kc7 68.Nf6 Kd6

69.Kd4 Ke6 70.e5 Nh3 71.Ne4 Kd7 72.Nc5+ Kc6 73.Nxa6 Nf4 74.Nc5 Ng6 75.Ne4 Kb5 76.Nxg5 Kxb4 77.Kd5 Kc3 78.Ne4+ Kd3 79.Nf6 Ke3 80.Kd6 Kf4 81.e6 Kg5 82.e7 Nxe7 83.Kxe7 Kg6 84.Ke6 Kg5 85.Ke5 Kg6 86.Ne4 Kg7

87.Kf5 Kf7 88.g5 Kg7 89.g6 Kg8 90.Kf6 Kf8 91.Nd6 Kg8 92.g7 Kh7 93.Kf7 Kh6 94.g8=Q, Black resigns.