Friday, June 14, 2019

Thursday Action, Round 1, 6/13/2019

On Thursday, I played this game in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round One: Falkbeer Counter Gambit

Nazzareno Bertini (USCF 1621) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 6/13/2019

1.e4 e5 2.f4 d5 3.exd5 e4 4.d3 Qxd5 5.Nc3 Bb4 6.Bd2 Bxc3 7.Bxc3 Ne7 8.Qb1 O-O 9.Ne2 exd3 10.cxd3 Nbc6 11.d4 Bf5 12.Qc1 Rfe8 13.Qd2 Rad8 14.O-O-O Qxa2

15.Qe3 Nd5 16.Qg3 Qb1+ 17.Kd2 Qc2+ 18.Ke1 Nxc3 19.bxc3 Rd6 20.Rd2 Qc1+ 21.Rd1 Qe3 22.d5 Qxg3 23.hxg3 Nb8 24.Kf2 Bg4 25.Rd2 Bxe2 26.Bxe2 Nd7 27.Bf3 Nc5 28.Rd4 f5 29.Rhd1 a5 30.c4 b6

31.g4 fxg4 32.Bxg4 h6 33.Bf3 Rf6 34.g3 a4 35.d6 cxd6 36.Rxd6 Rxd6 37.Rxd6 Ne4+ 38.Bxe4 Rxe4 39.Rxb6 Rxc4 40.Ra6 h5 41.Kf3 Rc3+ 42.Kg2 a3 43.Kh3 Kh7 44.Kh4 g6 45.Ra7+ Kh6 46.Ra6 Rc1

47.Kh3 Rc3 48.Kh4 Kg7 49.Kh3 Rb3 50.Kh4 Kf7 51.Kh3, draw.