Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Marshall April Under 2400 4/22/2018

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

Round Four: Philidor Counter Gambit

Ian Buchanan (USCF 1732) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 4/22/2018

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.Nc3 fxe4 5.Nxe4 d5 6.Bg5 Be7 7.Bxe7 Qxe7 8.Ng3 exd4+ 9.Be2 Qb4+ 10.Qd2 Qxd2+ 11.Kxd2 Nf6 12.Nxd4 O-O

13.b4 c6 14.h3 a5 15.a3 Bd7 16.Nb3 a4 17.Nc5 b6 18.Nd3 b5 19.Nc5 Na6 20.Nxa6 Rxa6 21.c3 Raa8 22.Bf3 Rae8 23.Rhf1 Re7 24.Rae1 Rfe8 25.Rxe7 Rxe7 26.Re1 Kf7 27.Re3 Ne8 28.Nf1 Nd6 29.Rxe7+ Kxe7 30.Ne3 g6

31.Kd3 Nf7 32.Kd4 Kd6 33.Bg4 Bxg4 34.Nxg4 Ng5 35.f3 h5 36.Nf2 Ne6+ 37.Ke3 c5 38.Nd3 c4 39.Nf4 Nxf4 40.Kxf4 h4 41.Ke3 Ke5 42.f4+ Kf5 43.Kf3 d4 44.cxd4 c3 45.Ke3 c2 46.Kd2 Ke4 47.Kxc2 Kxd4 48.Kd2 Ke4 49.Ke2 Kxf4 50.Kf2 Ke4

51.g3 hxg3+ 52.Kxg3 Kd3 53.Kg4 Kc3 54.Kg5 Kb3 55.Kxg6 Kxa3 56.h4 Kxb4 57.h5 a3 58.h6 a2 59.Kf7 a1=Q 60.Kg8 Kc5 61.h7 b4 62.h8=Q Qxh8+ 63.Kxh8 b3 64.Kg7 b2 65.Kf7 b1-Q 66.Kg7 Qf5 67.Kh6 Qg4 68.Kh7 Kd6 69.Kh8 Ke6 70.Kh7 Kf6 71.Kh8 Qg7#.