Sunday, July 15, 2018

Marshall Saturday Game/50 7/14/2018

On Saturday, I finished with a score of 2-2-0 in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round One: Philidor Counter Gambit

Hamilton Shillingford (USCF 1764) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 7/14/2018

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.Nc3 fxe4 5.Nxe4 d5 6.Ng3 e4 7.Bg5 Nf6 8.Ne5 Bd6 9.f3 O-O 10.fxe4 Qe8 

11.Bxf6 gxf6 12.Ng4 Bxg3+ 13.hxg3 Qxe4+ 14.Qe2 Bxg4 15.Qxe4 dxe4 16.Bc4+ Kg7 17.Kd2 f5 18.a4 Nd7 19.b4 Nf6 20.b5 Rad8 21.c3 h5 22.Rhb1 Rfe8 23.a5 e3+ 24.Ke1 Ne4 25.Rc1 Nxg3 26.Ra2 f4

27.Rb2 h4 28.b6 axb6 29.axb6 c6 30.Ra1 Ra8 31.Ra7 Rxa7 32.bxa7 b5 33.Bd3 Ra8 34.c4 Rxa7 35.cxb5 cxb5 36.Rxb5 Ra1+ 37.Bb1 Bf5 38.Rb7+ Kf6 39.Rb6+ Kg5 40.d5 Rxb1+ 41.Rxb1 Bxb1

42.d6 f3 43.gxf3 Kf6 44.d7 Ke7 45.f4 Kxd7 46.f5 Bxf5 47.Kd1 h3 48.Kc1 h2 49.Kb2 h1=Q 50.Kb3 Qc1 51.Kb4 e2 52.Ka4 Qb1 53.Ka5 e1=Q+ 54.Ka6 Bd3+ 55.Ka7 Qa5#.