Friday, March 30, 2018

Thursday Night Action 3/29/2018

On Thursday, I won this game in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round One: Sicilian Defense, King's Indian Attack

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Paul Rachlin (USCF 1900), Marshall Chess Club 3/29/2018

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d3 Nc6 4.g3 g6 5.Bg2 Bg7 6.O-O Nge7 7.Nbd2 O-O 8.Re1 d5 9.e5 Qc7 10.Qe2 Bd7 11.Nf1 Rac8 12.Bf4 Qb6

13.b3 Qc7 14.c3 Rfe8 15.h4 b6 16.N1h2 d4 17.cxd4 Nd5 18.Bd2 cxd4 19.Rac1 Qb8 20.Ng4 h5 21.Ngh2 Ncb4 22.Bxb4 Nxb4 23.a3 Nc6 24.b4 a6 25.g4 Bh6 26.Ng5 Bxg5 27.hxg5 h4 28.Nf3 Kg7 29.Nxh4 Rh8 30.Nf3 Ne7

31.Nxd4 Nd5 32.Bxd5 exd5 33.Qf3 Rxc1 34.Qf6+ Kg8 35.Rxc1 Bxg4 36.Nc6 Qf8 37.Ne7+ Kh7 38.Kg2 Qg7 39.Rh1+ Bh5 40.Rxh5+ gxh5 41.Qf5+, Black resigns.