Friday, February 8, 2019

Thursday Night Action 2/7/2019

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

Round Four: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Eric Balck (USCF 2087) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 2/7/2019

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Bg5 e6 7.Qd2 h6 8.Bxf6 Qxf6 9.O-O-O Bd7 10.Qe3 Nc6 11.Nde2 Qg5 12.f4 Qa5 13.Kb1 Be7 14.h4 O-O-O 15.Nc1 Kb8

16.Nb3 Qc7 17.Na4 Nb4 18.Nc3 Bf6 19.Nd4 Rc8 20.a3 Nc6 21.Nf3 Rhd8 22.g3 Na5 23.e5 dxe5 24.fxe5 Be7 25.Bd3 Bxa3 26.Ne4 Bc5 27.Qf4 Be8 28.Rc1 Qb6 29.Nxc5 Qxc5 30.Nd2 Nc6 31.Rhe1 Nb4

32.Be4 Qa5 33.Rcd1 Qa2+ 34.Kc1 Qa1+, White resigns.