Friday, May 10, 2019

Thursday Night Action 5/9/2019

On Thursday, I finished with a score of 2-0-2 in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Three: Sicilian Defense

Roman Rychkov (USCF 2123) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 5/9/2019

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Bd3 a6 6.c4 g6 7.h3 Bg7 8.Nc3 Bd7 9.Be3 Nc6 10.O-O O-O 11.Rc1 Rc8

12.a3 Ne5 13.Qe2 Nxd3 14.Qxd3 Bc6 15.b4 b6 16.Nxc6 Rxc6 17.Na4 Nd7 18.f4 Qc7 19.Rfd1 Rd8 20.Nc3 e6 21.Ne2 Rc8 22.b5 axb5 23.cxb5 Rxc1 24.Nxc1 Nc5 25.Qxd6 Qxd6 26.Rxd6 Nxe4

27.Rc6 Rd8 28.Kf1 Bd4 29.Bxd4 Rxd4 30.Ke2 Ra4 31.Rxb6 Rxa3 32.Rb8+ Kg7 33.b6 Ra1 34.b7 Rb1 35.Nd3 Nd6 36.Nc5 Rb2+ 37.Kf3 h5 38.h4 Rb5 39.Ke3 Nf5+ 40.Kd3 Rxc5 41.Rg8+ Kxg8 42.b8=Q+ Kg7

43.Qb2+ Kg8 44.Qb8+ Kg7 45.Qb2+ Kg8 46.Qb8+ Kg7 47.Qb2+, draw.