Monday, January 8, 2018

Marshall January FIDE Weekend 1/6/2018

On Saturday, I drew this game in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Two: French Defense, Burn Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Victor Chen (USCF 1960), Marshall Chess Club 1/6/2018

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 dxe4 5.Nxe4 Be7 6.Bxf6 gxf6 7.g3 b6 8.Bg2 c6 9.Ne2 Bb7 10.O-O Nd7 11.c3 Qc7 12.Qc2 h5 13.h4 O-O-O

14.a4 Rdg8 15.a5 Rg7 16.axb6 axb6 17.f4 f5 18.Ng5 Nf6 19.Ra7 Bd6 20.Rfa1 Rhg8 21.b4 Nd5 22.Qd2 Qd7 23.Bxd5 cxd5

24.Qd3 Bb8 25.R7a2 Kd8 26.Qe3 Qc6 27.Kh2 Kd7, draw.