Monday, February 11, 2019

Marshall Sunday Game/50 2/10/2019

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

Round Four: English Opening, Symmetrical Variation

Liam Murphy (USCF 1825) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 2/10/2019

1.c4 g6 2.Nc3 Bg7 3.g3 c5 4.Bg2 Nc6 5.Nf3 e6 6.O-O Nge7 7.d3 O-O 8.a3 d5 9.cxd5 Nxd5 10.Bd2 b6 11.Rc1 Bb7 12.h4 h5 13.Ng5 Rc8

14.Qb3 Nd4 15.Qd1 Nxc3 16.Bxc3 Bxg2 17.Kxg2 Qd7 18.Re1 Rfd8 19.Rb1 a5 20.Kg1 Qc6 21.Qd2 a4 22.Qf4 Qc7 23.Qe4 Qd7 24.Rbc1 Qd5 25.Qf4 e5 26.Qe4 Qxe4 27.Nxe4 f5 28.Nd2 Bh6 29.Kg2 Nc6 30.Rcd1 b5 31.Nf3 Re8

32.Bd2 Bxd2 33.Rxd2 Nd4 34.Nxd4 cxd4 35.Red1 Re7 36.Kf3 Rec7 37.e3 Kf7 38.exd4 exd4 39.Re1 Rc2 40.Ree2 Rxd2 41.Rxd2 Rc1 42.Kf4 Kf6 43.Kf3 g5 44.hxg5+ Kxg5 45.Kg2 f4 46.Kf3 fxg3 47.fxg3 Re1

48.Re2 Rxe2 49.Kxe2 Kg4 50.Kf2 Kg5 51.Kf3 Kf5 52.Kf2 Kg4 53.Kg2 Kf5 54.Kf3 Kg5 55.Kf2, draw.