Friday, September 14, 2018

Thursday Night Action 9/13/2018

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

Round Three: Pirc Defense

Jonathan Lang (USCF 1903) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 9/13/2018

1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6 4.Nf3 Bg7 5.Be2 O-O 6.O-O Bg4 7.h3 Bxf3 8.Bxf3 Nc6 9.Re1 e5 10.Ne2 Re8 11.d5 Nd4

12.Nxd4 exd4 13.Rb1 Nd7 14.b4 a5 15.a3 axb4 16.Rxb4 Nc5 17.Bb2 Qe7 18.Qa1 f5 19.Bxd4 fxe4 20.Bxe4 Bxd4 21.Rxd4 Nxe4 22.f3 Qg7 23.Rdxe4 Qxa1 24.Rxa1 Rxe4 25.fxe4 Ra4 26.Re1 Rxa3

27.Kf2 Kf7 28.Re3 Rxe3 29.Kxe3 Kf6 30.Kd4 c5+ 31.dxc6 bxc6 32.c4 Ke6 33.h4 h6 34.g3 g5 35.hxg5 hxg5 36.Kd3 Ke5 37.Ke3 c5 38.Kd3 Kf6 39.Ke3 Kg6

40.e5 dxe5 41.Ke4 Kf6 42.g4 Ke6 43.Ke3 Ke7 44.Kf3 Kf6 45.Ke3 Ke6 46.Ke4 Kf6 47.Ke3, draw.