Friday, April 26, 2019

Thursday Night Action 4/25/2019

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

Round Four: Philidor Counter Gambit

Samuel Padwa (USCF 1118) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 4/25/2019

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Nc3 f5 4.d3 Nf6 5.Be3 Be7 6.g3 O-O 7.Bg2 c6 8.Nh4 f4 9.gxf4 Ng4 10.Nf5 Bxf5 11.exf5 Nxe3 12.fxe3 Bh4+ 13.Kd2 exf4 14.exf4 Rxf5

15.Rf1 d5 16.Bh3 Rf8 17.Be6+ Kh8 18.Qg4 Na6 19.Rg1 Bf6 20.Rab1 Nc5 21.Rge1 Bxc3+ 22.Kxc3 Qf6+ 23.d4 Ne4+ 24.Rxe4 dxe4 25.Re1 Qxf4 26.Rxe4 Qxg4 27.Rxg4 Rae8 28.Bb3 g6 29.d5 cxd5 30.Bxd5 b6

31.Ra4 a5 32.Rh4 Kg7 33.a3 Rf2 34.Bc4 Rc8 35.a4 h6 36.Rd4 Rc7 37.Rd6 Rf6 38.Rd4 g5 39.Kb3 Rf4 40.Rxf4 gxf4 41.Bd5 Kf6 42.c4 Ke5 43.Kc3 Rg7 44.Kd3 Rg1 45.Ke2 Rb1 46.Kf3 Rxb2

47.h4 Rb3+ 48.Kg4 Rg3+ 49.Kh5 f3 50.Bxf3 Rxf3 51.Kxh6 Rh3 52.Kg5 Kd4 53.h5 Kxc4 54.h6 Kb4 55.Kg6 Kxa4 56.Kg7 Kb5 57.h7 a4 58.Kg8 a3 59.h8=Q Rxh8 60.Kxh8 a2 61.Kg8 a1=Q 62.Kf7 Qe5

63.Kg6 Kc6 64.Kf7 Qd6 65.Kg7 Qe6 66.Kh8 Qe7 67.Kg8 b5 68.Kh8 b4 69.Kg8 b3 70.Kh8 b2 71.Kg8 b1=Q 72.Kh8 Qbh7#.