Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Marshall Sunday Game/50 4/29/2018

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 2-1-1 in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round One: Philidor Counter Gambit

Daniel Mero (USCF 1799) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 4/29/2018

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.exf5 e4 5.Ng5 Nf6 6.Be2 Bxf5 7.O-O d5 8.f3 e3 9.Bd3 Qd7 10.Re1 Bd6 11.Rxe3+ Kf8 12.Bxf5 Qxf5 13.Qd3 Qxd3 14.Rxd3 Nc6 15.c3 h6 16.Ne6+ Kf7 17.Nf4 Rhe8

18.Kf2 g5 19.Nh3 Re7 20.g3 Rae8 21.Re3 g4 22.Rxe7+ Rxe7 23.Ng1 gxf3 24.Kxf3 Kg6 25.Ne2 Nd8 26.a4 Ne6 27.Na3 c6 28.h4 Ne4 29.Be3 Rf7+ 30.Kg2 Nf6 31.Nc2 Ng4 32.Bg1 Ng7

33.Ne3 Nxe3+ 34.Bxe3  Re7 35.Kf3 Rf7+ 36.Kg2 Re7 37.Kf3 Rf7+ 38.Kg2, draw.