Monday, March 19, 2018

Marshall March Under 2400 3/18/2018

On Sunday, I played this game in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Four: Sicilian Defense, Grand Prix Attack

Matthew Boxer (USCF 1900) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 3/18/2018

1.e4 c5 2.Nc3 d6 3.f4 g6 4.Nf3 Bg7 5.Bb5+ Bd7 6.Bc4 Nc6 7.O-O Nh6 8.h3 O-O 9.d3 Kh8 10.Qe1 Nd4 11.f5 gxf5 12.Qh4 Nxf3+ 13.Rxf3 Ng8

14.Nd5 b5 15.Bb3 c4 16.dxc4 fxe4 17.Qxe4 e6 18.Ne3 bxc4 19.Qxc4 d5 20.Qg4 f5 21.Qb4 Qb6 22.Qxb6 axb6 23.c3 Ba4 24.Bxa4 Rxa4 25.Bd2 Rfa8 26.a3 Nf6 27.Rd1 Ne4 28.Nf1 d4 29.Ng3 dxc3 30.Bxc3 Bxc3 31.bxc3 Rxa3

32.Nxe4 fxe4 33.Rf6 Ra1 34.Rxa1 Rxa1+ 35.Kf2 Ra2+ 36.Ke3 Rxg2 37.Rxe6 Rg3+ 38.Kxe4 Rxc3 39.Rxb6 Rxh3 40.Rb7 Rg3 41.Kf5 Rg8 42.Kf6, draw.