Monday, February 25, 2019

Marshall Sunday Game/50 2/24/2019

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 1-0-3 in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round One: Caro-Kann Defense, King's Indian Attack

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Ethan Kozower (USCF 1796), Marshall Chess Club 2/24/2019

1.e4 c6 2.d3 d5 3.Nd2 e5 4.Ngf3 Bd6 5.g3 Bg4 6.Bg2 Nf6 7.O-O dxe4 8.dxe4 Qe7 9.c3 O-O 10.Qc2 Nbd7 11.Nc4 Bc7 12.Ne3 Be6

13.Ng5 Bb6 14.Nxe6 Qxe6 15.b3 Rfd8 16.Nc4 Bc7 17.a4 a6 18.a5 h6 19.h3 Bb8 20.Be3 Bc7 21.Rfd1 Qe7 22.b4 c5 23.Rab1 cxb4 24.cxb4 Rac8 25.Qe2 Qe6 26.Rdc1 Nb8 27.Nb6 Bxb6 28.Bxb6 Rd6 29.Rxc8+ Qxc8 30.Rd1 Qd7 31.Rxd6 Qxd6 32.Bc5 Qd7

33.Kf1 Nc6 34.Ke1 Qe6 35.Qc2 Nd7 36.Be3 Nxb4 37.Qc8+ Kh7 38.Qxb7 Qb3 39.Qxd7 Nd3+ 40.Kd2 Nb2 41.Ke2 Qc4+ 42.Kf3 Nd3 43.g4 Ne1+ 44.Kg3 Nxg2 45.Kxg2 Qxe4+ 46.Kg3 Qc4 47.Qf5+ Kg8 48.Qxe5 Qf1

49.Qe8+ Kh7 50.Qxf7 Qg1+ 51.Kf3 Qh1+ 52.Ke2 Qxh3 53.Qf5+ Kg8 54.Qd5+ Kh7 55.Qe4+ Kh8 56.g5 Qh5+ 57.Qf3 Qg6 58.gxh6 Qc2+ 59.Kf1 Qb1+ 60.Kg2 Qg6+ 61.Qg3 Qe4+ 62.Kh2 gxh6 63.Bxh6 Qe6 64.Qg7#.

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Round Two: Pirc Defense

Sunny Yang (USCF 1916) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 2/24/2019

1.d4 Nf6 2.Bf4 g6 3.Nc3 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.Qd2 c6 6.O-O-O b5 7.f3 Nbd7 8.Bh6 Bxh6 9.Qxh6 Qa5 10.Kb1 b4 11.Nce2 Ba6 12.Nf4 Bxf1 13.Rxf1 O-O-O 14.Nge2 Rhg8

15.Nd3 g5 16.g4 Rg6 17.Qh3 Rh8 18.Qg2 h5 19.h3 hxg4 20.hxg4 Rgh6 21.Rxh6 Rxh6 22.Rh1 Rxh1+ 23.Qxh1 c5 24.Ndc1 c4 25.c3 bxc3 26.Nxc3 Nb6 27.Qh8+ Kd7 28.Qf8 Na4 29.Nxa4 Qxa4 30.Qxf7 Qd1 31.Qxc4 Qxf3

32.e5 Qe4+ 33.Nd3 dxe5 34.Qb5+ Ke6 35.Qc4+ Kd7 36.Qb5+ Ke6 37.Qc4+, draw.

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Round Three: Larsen's Opening

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Wesley Hellner (USCF 1921), Marshall Chess Club 2/24/2019

1.b3 d5 2.Bb2 Nf6 3.e3 c5 4.f4 Nc6 5.Bb5 Bd7 6.Nf3 e6 7.O-O Be7 8.Bxc6 Bxc6 9.Ne5 O-O 10.d3 Rc8 11.Nd2 b5 12.a4 b4 13.Nxc6 Rxc6 14.Qe2 Nd7 15.e4 d4 16.Nc4 f6

17.a5 f5 18.e5 g6 19.Bc1 Qe8 20.Bd2 Nb8 21.Ra4 Na6 22.Qf3 Qd7 23.g4 Nc7 24.gxf5 Rxf5 25.Kh1 Qd5 26.Raa1 Qxf3+ 27.Rxf3 Nd5 28.Raf1 Kf7 29.Kg2 Rc8 30.Kh3 Rh5+ 31.Kg2 Rf5 32.Rh3 Kg7 33.Rhf3 Rcf8 34.Kg3 Kg8

35.R3f2 Kg7 36.h3 Rh5 37.R2f3 Rhf5 38.R3f2 Kf7 39.Ra1 Rh5 40.Rf3 Rb8 41.Rff1 Rf5 42.Rf3 Ke8 43.Kf2 Kd7 44.Ke2 Rbf8 45.Raf1 Kc6 46.R1f2 Kd7 47.Rf1 Kc6 48.R1f2 Kd7 49.Rf1 Kc6, draw.

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Round Four: Budapest Gambit, Fajarowicz Variation

Danny Goodman (USCF 2108) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 2/24/2019

1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e5 3.dxe5 Ne4 4.Nf3 Bb4+ 5.Nbd2 Nc6 6.Qc2 d5 7.cxd5 Qxd5 8.e3 Bxd2+ 9.Bxd2 Nxd2 10.Qxd2 Qxd2+ 11.Kxd2 Bg4 12.Bb5 Bxf3 13.gxf3 O-O-O+ 14.Kc2 Nxe5

15.Be2 Rd6 16.Rad1 Rhd8 17.f4 Nc6 18.a3 Rxd1 19.Rxd1 Rxd1 20.Bxd1 Kd7 21.Kd3 Kd6 22.Bb3 f6 23.Bg8 h6 24.Ke4 a5 25.Bd5 f5+ 26.Kxf5 Kxd5 27.Kg6 Ne7+ 28.Kxg7 Nf5+ 29.Kg6 Nd6 30.Kxh6 b5 31.Kg6 b4 32.axb4 axb4 33.h4 c5

34.h5 c4 35.h6 c3 36.bxc3 b3 37.h7 b2 38.e4+ Kxe4 39.h8=Q b1=Q 40.Qe5+ Kf3+ 41.f5, draw.