Friday, July 27, 2018

Thursday Night Action 7/26/2018

On Thursday, I finished with a score of 2-0-2 in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.
Round One: Sicilian Defense, King's Indian Attack

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Bingjie Liu (USCF 1966), Marshall Chess Club 7/26/2018

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d3 d5 4.Nbd2 Nc6 5.g3 Nf6 6.Bg2 Be7 7.O-O O-O 8.e5 Nd7 9.Re1 Qc7 10.Qe2 b5 11.Nf1 c4 12.d4 b4 13.c3 bxc3 14.bxc3 Qa5 15.Qc2 Rb8 16.h4 h6 17.h5 Nb6 18.a4 Nd7 19.N3d2 f6

20.Nxc4 dxc4 21.Bxc6 fxe5 22.Bxd7 Bxd7 23.Rxe5 Qc7 24.Bxh6 Bf6 25.Rc5 Qb7 26.Bf4 Rbc8 27.Rxc8 Rxc8 28.h6 Qd5 29.Ne3 Qh5 30.Qd1 Qg6 31.Qg4 Qf7 32.Be5 Bxe5 33.dxe5 g6 34.Nxc4 Rf8 35.f4 Kh7

36.Nd6 Qe7 37.Rb1 Bc6 38.Kh2 Kxh6 39.Qh4+ Qxh4 40.gxh4 Rxf4 41.Kg3 Rf3+ 42.Kg4 Rxc3 43.Rb8 Ra3 44.Rh8+ Kg7 45.Rc8 Rxa4+ 46.Kg5 Bf3 47.Rc7+ Kf8 48.Rf7+ Kg8 49.Rxf3 Ra5 50.Kxg6 Rxe5 51.Kf6 Rh5 52.Kxe6 Rxh4

53.Ra3 Rh6+ 54.Kd5 Rh7 55.Ra6 Re7 56.Nc8 Rh7 57.Nxa7 Rh5+ 58.Ke4 Rh4+ 59.Kf3 Rh3+ 60.Kg2 Rc3, draw.

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Round Two: King's Indian Defense

Jose De Villa (USCF 1912) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 7/26/2018

1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 g6 3.e3 Bg7 4.Nbd2 O-O 5.c4 d6 6.Be2 Nbd7 7.O-O e5 8.Re1 e4 9.Ng5 Re8 10.f3 exf3 11.Bxf3 Nf8 12.Nge4 Nxe4 13.Nxe4 f5 14.Ng3 c6 15.e4 fxe4 16.Nxe4 Bf5 17.Bg5 Qb6

18.Nf6+ Bxf6 19.Bxf6 Qxb2 20.Be7 Ne6 21.Bf6 Kf7 22.Re2 Qb6 23.Rxe6 Rxe6 24.Bh4 Rae8 25.Bf2 Qb4 26.d5 Re5 27.dxc6 bxc6 28.h3 Be4 29.Bd4 Bxf3 30.Qxf3+ Rf5 31.Qxc6 Re1+ 32.Rxe1 Qxe1+ 33.Kh2 Qe7

34.Qc8 Rf4 35.Qh8 Rxd4 36.Qxd4 Qe5+ 37.Qxe5 dxe5 38.Kg3 Ke6 39.Kf3 Kd6 40.Ke4 a5 41.g4 a4 42.g5 a3 43.h4 Kc5 44.Kxe5 Kxc4 45.Kf6 Kc3 46.Kg7 Kb2 47.Kxh7 Kxa2 48.h5 gxh5 49.g6 Kb1 50.g7 a2 51.g8=Q a1=Q

52.Qg1+ Ka2 53.Qh2+ Qb2 54.Qxh5, draw.

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Round Three: French Defense, Exchange Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Daniel Yassky (USCF 1969), Marshall Chess Club 7/26/2018

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 exd5 4.Nf3 Nc6 5.c3 Bd6 6.Bd3 Nge7 7.O-O Bg4 8.Re1 Qd7 9.Nbd2 O-O-O 10.Qa4 f6 11.b4 a6 12.b5 Na7 13.Ba3 Ng6 14.Bxd6 cxd6 15.Qb3 Nf4 16.Bf1 Nxb5 17.a4 Nc7 18.Rab1 Qc6

19.c4 Bf5 20.cxd5 Qxd5 21.Bc4 Qc6 22.d5 Nfxd5 23.Nd4 Bxb1 24.Nxc6 bxc6 25.Rxb1 Kd7 26.Qh3+ Ke7 27.Re1+ Kf7 28.Bxd5+ Nxd5 29.Qe6+ Kg6 30.Qg4+ Kf7 31.Nc4 Rhe8 32.Rxe8 Kxe8 33.Qe6+, Black resigns.

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Round Four: Sicilian Defense, Alapin Variation

Jonathan Corbblah (USCF 2086) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 7/26/2018

1.e4 c5 2.d4 cxd4 3.c3 Nf6 4.e5 Nd5 5.Nf3 Nc6 6.Bc4 e6 7.cxd4 d6 8.O-O dxe5 9.dxe5 Nb6 10.Bd3 Nb4 11.Bb5+ Bd7 12.Bg5 Be7 13.Bxe7 Qxe7 14.Qe2 Bxb5 15.Qxb5+ Nc6 16.Nc3 O-O

17.Ne4 Qb4 18.Qe2 Rad8 19.Rfd1 Rd5 20.Nc3 Rxd1+ 21.Rxd1 Nc4 22.a3 Qb3 23.Qe4 h6 24.Rb1 Rd8 25.h4 Nd2 26.Nxd2 Rxd2 27.Qe3 Rxb2 28.Rxb2 Qxb2 29.a4 Qb4 30.Nb5 Qxa4 31.Nd6 Qa1+ 32.Kh2 Qxe5+ 33.Qxe5 Nxe5 34.Nxb7 Nc6

35.Kg3 a5 36.Nc5 Kf8 37.Kf4 Ke7 38.Ke4 f5+ 39.Kd3 g5 40.hxg5 hxg5 41.Kc4 Kd6 42.g3 g4 43.Nb7+ Ke5 44.Kc5 Nb4 45.Kc4 Nc6 46.Kc5 Nb4 47.Kc4 Nd5 48.Nxa5 f4 49.Kd3 fxg3 50.fxg3 Nf6 51.Nc6+ Kd5 

52.Ne7+ Kd6 53.Nc8+ Ke5 54.Ke3 Ne4 55.Nb6 Nxg3 56.Nd7+ Kf5 57.Nc5 Nh5 58.Ne4 g3 59.Kf3 g2 60.Nd6+ Ke5 61.Nc4+ Kd4 62.Na3 g1=Q 63.Nb5+ Kc5 64.Nc3 Qg3+ 65.Ke4 Qf4+ 66.Kd3 Qd4+ 67.Kc2 Qxc3+ 68.Kd1 Qb2

69.Ke1 Kd4 70.Kf1 Ke3 71.Kg1 Kf3 72.Kh1 Qg2#.