Friday, March 29, 2019

Thursday Night Action 3/28/2019

On Thursday, I finished with a score of 1-1-1 plus a half point bye in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Three: Center Counter Defense

Jim West (USCF 2203) - Michael Ocido (USCF 2141), Marshall Chess Club 3/28/2019

1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Qxd5 3.Nc3 Qd6 4.d4 Nf6 5.Nf3 e6 6.Bd3 Be7 7.O-O O-O 8.h3 a6 9.Be3 b5 10.a3 Bb7 11.Be2 Nbd7 12.Qd2 c5

13.dxc5 Qxd2 14.Nxd2 Nxc5 15.Bf3 Bxf3 16.Nxf3 Rac8 17.Rad1 Nce4 18.Bd4 Nxc3 19.Bxc3 Nd5 20.Rd3 Rc7 21.Re1 Rfc8 22.Ba5 Rxc2 23.Rxd5 exd5 24.Rxe7 Rxb2 25.Rd7 h6 26.Rxd5 Ra2 27.Bb4 Rc1+ 28.Kh2 a5

29.Bxa5 Rxa3 30.Rxb5 Ra2 31.Rb8+ Kh7 32.Bb6 g5 33.Be3 Rcc2 34.Nd4 Rcb2 35.Rxb2 Rxb2 36.g4 Kg6 37.Kg3 Rb7 38.h4 gxh4+ 39.Kxh4 Rd7 40.Kg3 Rd5 41.Nf5 Ra5 42.Nxh6 f6 43.Nf5 Ra4 44.f4 Ra3 45.Kf3 Rb3 46.Nd4 Ra3

47.f5+ Kf7 48.Ke4 Ra5 49.g5 fxg5 50.Bxg5 Rc5 51.Nf3 Ra5 52.Ne5+ Kg8 53.f6 Ra1 54.f7+ Kg7 55.Bh6+, Black resigns.