Monday, June 18, 2018

Westfield Quads 6/17/2018

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 0-0-3 in the quads at Westfield.

Round One: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Jim West (USCF 2207) - Taran Idnani (USCF 2164), Westfield NJ 6/17/2018

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bc4 e6 7.Bb3 Be7 8.f4 Nbd7 9.Qf3 Nc5 10.f5 O-O 11.Be3 e5 12.Nde2 b5 13.Ng3 Bb7 14.O-O Nxb3 15.axb3 d5

16.exd5 Nxd5 17.Nxd5 Qxd5 18.Qxd5 Bxd5 19.Rfd1 Bc6 20.c3 a5 21.Bb6 a4 22.b4 f6, draw.

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Round Two: King's Indian Defense, Orthodox Variation

Sean Colure (USCF 2242) - Jim West (USCF 2207), Westfield NJ 6/17/2018

1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.c4 Bg7 4.Nc3 O-O 5.e4 d6 6.Be2 e5 7.d5 Nbd7 8.Be3 a5 9.O-O Re8 10.Nd2 Nc5 11.a3 Na6 12.b4 b6

13.Rb1 axb4 14.axb4 h6 15.f3 Nh5 16.g3 f5 17.Bf2 Nf6 18.Qb3 fxe4 19.Ndxe4 Nxe4 20.Nxe4 Kh7 21.Ra1 Bb7 22.Rfd1 Qc8 23.Ra2 Nb8 24.Rxa8 Bxa8 25.c5 bxc5 26.bxc5 dxc5 27.Nxc5 Nd7 28.Nxd7 Qxd7

29.Bb5 Rb8 30.Bxd7 Rxb3 31.Kg2 Bf8 32.Be6 Rb5, draw.

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Round Three: King's Indian Defense, Fianchetto Variation

Peter Radomskyj (USCF 2200) - Jim West (USCF 2207), Westfield NJ 6/17/2018

1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.c4 Bg7 4.g3 O-O 5.Bg2 d6 6.Nc3 Nbd7 7.O-O e5 8.e4 c6 9.h3 Qb6 10.d5 cxd5 11.cxd5 Nc5 12.Nd2 Bd7 13.a4 a5 14.Nc4 Qc7 15.b3 Rfc8

16.Be3 Nxb3 17.Qxb3 Qxc4 18.Qxc4 Rxc4 19.Rfc1 Rac8 20.Bd2 h5 21.Rab1 Rb4 22.f3 Ne8 23.Bf1 Kh7 24.Rxb4 axb4 25.Nb5 Rxc1 26.Bxc1 Bh6 27.f4 h4 28.gxh4 Bxf4 29.Bxf4 exf4 30.Kg2 Kh6 31.Be2 Bxb5 32.axb5 g5

33.hxg5+ Kxg5 34.Kf3 b3 35.h4+ Kxh4 36.Kxf4 b2 37.Bd3 Nc7 38.b6 Nb5 39.e5 Nc3 40.exd6 Nxd5+ 41.Ke5 Nxb6 42.Kf6 Kg3 43.Kxf7 Kf4 44.Ke7 Ke3 45.Bh7 Kd4 46.d7 Nxd7 47.Kxd7 b5 48.Kc6 b4

49.Kb5 Kc3 50.Ka4 Kd2 51.Kxb4 Kc1 52.Kc3 b1=Q 53.Bxb1 Kxb1, draw.