Sunday, June 16, 2019

Thursday Action, Round 4, 6/13/2019

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

Round Four:  Pirc Defense

Jacob Pope (USCF 2073) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 6/13/2019

1.d4 Nf6 2.Nc3 g6 3.Bf4 Bg7 4.e4 d6 5.Qd2 c6 6.O-O-O b5 7.f3 b4 8.Na4 Qa5 9.b3 Ba6 10.a3 Bxf1 11.Rxf1 Qb5 12.Qe2 bxa3 13.Kb1 Nbd7 14.Ka2 Rb8

15.Nc3 Qb4 16.Qd2 c5 17.dxc5 Nxc5 18.Nge2 O-O 19.Rb1 a5 20.Na4 Nxa4 21.Qxb4 axb4 22.bxa4 Rfc8 23.Rhc1 Nd7 24.c3 bxc3 25.Rxb8 Rxb8 26.Kxa3 Nc5 27.Rc2 Rb3+ 28.Ka2 Rb4

29.Nxc3 Bxc3 30.Rxc3 Rxa4+ 31.Kb1 h5 32.Be3 Ne6, and drawn in ? moves.

                                      Final Position