Monday, December 24, 2018

Marshall December Under 2400 12/23/2018

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 2-0-2 plus a half point bye in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Four: Larsen's Opening

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Rushaan Mahajan (USCF 2074), Marshall Chess Club 12/23/2018

1.b3 e5 2.Bb2 Nc6 3.c4 Nf6 4.e3 d5 5.cxd5 Nxd5 6.a3 Bd6 7.d3 Be6 8.Nf3 Qe7 9.Be2 f6 10.Nbd2 O-O-O 11.Ne4 a5 12.O-O f5 13.Nxd6+ Qxd6 14.Qc2 h6 15.Rfc1 g5 16.Qc5 Rhe8

17.Nxe5 Qxc5 18.Rxc5 Nxe5 19.Bxe5 b6 20.Rcc1 Bf7 21.d4 Rd7 22.Bb5 Ree7 23.Bxd7+ Kxd7 24.b4 axb4 25.axb4 Rxe5 26.dxe5 Nxb4 27.Ra8 c5 28.Rh8 h5 29.Rh6 Nd5 30.Rd1 Be6 31.Rxh5 c4 32.Rh7+ Kc6 33.Rh6 Kd7

34.Rxd5+ Bxd5 35.Rd6+ Kc7 36.Rxd5 Kc6 37.Rd1 b5 38.e6 b4 39.e7 c3 40.e8=Q+ Kc5 41.Qf8+ Kc4 42.Rd4+ Kb3 43.Qxb4+ Kc2 44.Rc4 Kd1 45.Rxc3 Ke1 46.Qb2 Kd1 47.Rc1#.