Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Westfield Quads 1/7/2018

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 0-0-3 in the quads at Westfield.

Round One: Sicilian Defense, Paulsen Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Justin Lee (USCF 2073), Westfield NJ 1/7/2018

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6 5.Bd3 Qc7 6.O-O Nf6 7.Qe2 d6 8.c4 g6 9.Nc3 Bg7 10.Be3 O-O 11.Rac1 b6 12.Rfd1 Bb7 13.f3 Nbd7 14.b3 Rfe8 15.Qf2 Rac8 16.Bf1 Qb8

17.g3 Ba8 18.a4 d5 19.cxd5 exd5 20.Bxa6 Rxc3 21.Rxc3 dxe4 22.Rdc1 exf3 23.Rc8 Qa7 24.Rxe8+ Nxe8 25.Bb5 Nd6 26.Bc6 Ne5

27.Nb5 Nxb5 28.axb5 Nd3 29.Qxf3 Nxc1 30.Bxc1 Qa1 31.Bxa8 Qxc1+ 32.Kg2, draw.

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Round Two: English Opening, Symmetrical Variation

Sean Colure (USCF 2224) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Westfield NJ 1/7/2018

1.Nf3 c5 2.c4 g6 3.e3 Bg7 4.Nc3 Nc6 5.d4 d6 6.d5 Ne5 7.Be2 Nxf3+ 8.Bxf3 Nf6 9.O-O O-O 10.Re1 a6 11.e4 Nd7 12.Be3 b5 13.cxb5 axb5 14.Qc2 b4 15.Nd1 Ne5 16.Be2 Ba6

17.f4 Bxe2 18.Qxe2 Nd7 19.Bf2 f5 20.exf5 Rxf5 21.g3 Kh8 22.Ne3 Rf7 23.a3 bxa3 24.Rxa3 Rb8 25.b3 Nb6 26.Qd3 Ra8 27.Rxa8 Qxa8 28.Rd1 Rf8 29.Nc4 Nxc4 30.bxc4 Rb8 31.Qe2 Bf6 32.g4 Rb2 33.Rd2 Qa2 34.Rxb2 Qxb2 35.Qxb2 Bxb2

36.Bh4 Bc1 37.f5 g5 38.Be1 Bb2 39.Kf2 Kg7 40.Kf3 Kf6 41.Ke4 Be5 42.h3 Bb2 43.Bd2 h6 44.Be3 Ba1 45.h4 Be5 46.hxg5+ hxg5 47.Kd3 Bb2 48.Kc2 Be5 49.Kd3 Bb2 50.Kc2, draw.

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Round Three: Dutch Defense

Boris Privman (USCF 2291) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Westfield NJ 1/7/2018

1.d4 f5 2.g3 e6 3.Bg2 Nf6 4.Nh3 Be7 5.O-O O-O 6.c4 d6 7.Nf4 e5 8.dxe5 dxe5 9.Qxd8 Rxd8 10.Nd5 Nxd5 11.Bxd5+ Kf8 12.Bg2 c6 13.Be3 Na6 14.Nc3 Be6 15.b3 h6 16.h4 Bc5 17.h5 Ke7

18.Rad1 Bxe3 19.fxe3 Rxd1 20.Rxd1 Rd8 21.Rxd8 Kxd8 22.e4 Nc5 23.Kf2 fxe4 24.Nxe4 Nxe4 25.Bxe4 Bg4 26.Bf3 Bf5 27.c5 Be6 28.Ke3 Ke7 29.Kd3 Kf6 30.Kc3 Kg5 31.a4 Bg4 32.Kd3 Bxh5 33.Bxh5 Kxh5 34.Ke4 Kg4 35.Kxe5 Kxg3

36.e4 h5 37.Kd6 h4 38.e5 h3 39.e6 h2 40.e7 h1=Q 41.e8=Q Qd5+ 42.Kc7 Qxb3 43.Qe5+ Kf2 44.Qxg7 a5 45.Qf8+ Ke2 46.Qa8 Qxa4 47.Qxb7 Qb5 48.Qxc6 Qxc6+ 49.Kxc6 a4 50.Kd7 a3 51.c6 a2 52.c7 a1=Q 53.c8=Q Qd4+, draw.