Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Marshall Sunday Game/45 11/26/2017

On Sunday, I finished with a record of 3-1-0 in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Three: Pirc Defense

Nazzareno Bertini (USCF 1601) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 11/26/2017

1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Bd3 g6 4.f4 Bg7 5.c3 c6 6.h3 Nbd7 7.Nf3 Qc7 8.Be3 e5 9.Nbd2 O-O 10.O-O Re8 11.fxe5 dxe5 12.Rc1 Nh5 13.Ng5 Re7 14.Bc4 Nhf6 15.Qe1 h6 16.Ngf3 Nh5

17.Qh4 Bf6 18.Qf2 exd4 19.Bxd4 Bxd4 20.cxd4 Qg3 21.Nh4 Qxf2+ 22.Rxf2 Kg7 23.Rf3 Nb6 24.Bb3 Be6 25.Re1 Bxb3 26.Nxb3 Rae8 27.e5 Kg8 28.g4 Ng7 29.Rfe3 Nd5 30.Re4 Ne6

31.Ng2 Ng5 32.Kf2 Nxe4 33.Rxe4 Nc7 34.a4 Ne6 35.h4 Kg7 36.Kf3 b6 37.Ne3 Rd8 38.Nc2 Red7 39.Ke3 c5 40.dxc5 Rd3+, White resigns.

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Round Four: Sicilian Defense, Taimanov Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Jose De Villa (USCF 1983), Marshall Chess Club 11/26/2017

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 e6 5.Nb5 d6 6.Bf4 e5 7.Be3 Nf6 8.Bg5 Be7 9.Bxf6 gxf6 10.N1c3 a6 11.Na3 Be6 12.Nc4 b5 13.Ne3 O-O 14.Bd3 Kh8 15.O-O Rg8 16.Kh1 Qf8

17.Ncd5 Bd8 18.c3 Qg7 19.Rg1 Qg5 20.Qf3 Rg6 21.Rad1 Rh6 22.Nf5 Bxf5 23.Qxf5 Ne7 24.Qxg5 fxg5 25.Nxe7 Bxe7 26.f3 Rg8 27.Rgf1 Bd8 28.Bc2 Bb6 29.Bb3 Kg7 30.h3 Be3 31.Rd3 Bf4 32.Rfd1 Rd8 33.Kg1 Bg3 34.Kf1 Rf6

35.c4 bxc4 36.Bxc4 h5 37.Kg1 Bf4 38.Ra3 g4 39.fxg4 hxg4 40.hxg4 a5 41.Rh3 Rb8 42.b3 Rg6 43.a4 Rb6 44.Rd5 Rxg4 45.Rxa5 Rb7 46.Ra8 Bg5 47.Rah8 Rxe4 48.Bd5 Reb4 49.Bxb7 Rxb7

50.Rc8 e4 51.Re8 Rb4 52.a5 e3 53.Rhxe3 Bxe3 54.Rxe3 Rb5 55.Rd3 Rxa5 56.Rxd6 Rb5 57.Rd3 Kf6 58.Kf2 Ke5 59.Ke3 f5 60.g3 Rb4 61.Kd2 Ke4 62.Rc3 Rd4+ 63.Kc2 Rd7 64.b4 Rd4 65.Kb3 Rd1 66.Kc4 Rd8

67.Kb5 Rb8+ 68.Ka4 Ra8+ 69.Kb3 Rb8 70.Rc4+ Kd5 71.g4 fxg4 72.Rxg4 Rc8 73.Rg5+ Kd4 74.b5 Rc1 75.Kb4 Ra1 76.Rg8 Rb1+ 77.Ka5 Ra1+ 78.Kb6 Rb1 79.Rc8 Kd5 80.Rc2 Kd6, Black forfeits.