Monday, April 9, 2018

Westfield Quads 4/8/2018

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 2-1-0 in the quads at Westfield.

Round One: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Roshan Idnani (USCF 2059), Westfield NJ 4/8/2018

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bc4 e6 7.Bb3 Be7 8.f4 O-O 9.Qf3 Qc7 10.f5 e5 11.Nde2 b5 12.a3 Bb7 13.g4 d5

14.exd5 e4 15.Qg3 Bd6 16.Bf4 Bxf4 17.Nxf4 Nbd7 18.g5 Ne8 19.g6 Nd6 20.gxh7+ Kxh7 21.Nh3 Nf6 22.Rg1 Nde8 23.O-O-O Qxg3 24.hxg3 Rd8 25.g4 Nd6 26.g5 Nh5 27.g6+ Kh6 28.gxf7 Nxf5 29.Nxe4 Ne3 30.Rd3 Nc4

31.Neg5 Rxd5 32.Bxc4 bxc4 33.Re3 Bc6 34.Re6+, Black resigns.

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Round Two: Philidor Counter Gambit

Mauricio Camejo (USCF 2042) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Westfield NJ 4/8/2018

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bc4 f5 4.d3 c6 5.Nc3 Nf6 6.Bg5 Be7 7.Qe2 a5 8.a4 Na6 9.exf5 Bxf5 10.d4 Nb4 11.Rc1 e4 12.Nh4 Qd7 13.Bxf6 Bxf6 14.d5 Bxh4 15.Qh5+ Bg6 16.Qxh4 Qe7 17.Qg3 O-O-O

18.dxc6 bxc6 19.O-O d5 20.Be2 Qc7 21.Qh3+ Kb7 22.Nd1 Rhf8 23.Ne3 d4 24.Nc4 d3 25.cxd3 exd3 26.Bf3 Bf5 27.Qh4 d2 28.Rcd1 Bd3 29.Ne3 Bxf1 30.Nxf1 h6 31.Rxd2 Rxd2 32.Nxd2 Qd8

33.Qc4 Qxd2 34.Qb5+ Kc7 35.Qxa5+ Kd6 36.h4 Qe1+ 37.Kh2 Qe5+, White resigns.