Monday, July 15, 2019

Edison Quads, Round 2, 7/13/2019

On Saturday, I drew this game at the quads in Edison.

Round Two: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Errol Singh (USCF 1965) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Edison NJ 7/13/2019

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be3 e5 7.Nb3 Be7 8.f3 O-O 9.Qd2 Be6 10.O-O-O Nbd7 11.Kb1 b5 12.a3 Nb6 13.Bxb6 Qxb6 14.g4 Rfc8 15.h4 b4 16.axb4 Qxb4 17.g5 Nh5

18.Nd5 Qxd2 19.Nxe7+ Kf8 20.Ng6+ hxg6 21.Rxd2 Ng3 22.Rg1 Nxf1 23.Rxf1 Bxb3 24.cxb3 Ke7 25.Rfd1 Rc6 26.f4 exf4 27.Rf1 Rb6 28.Rd3 Rb4 29.Rxf4 f5 30.gxf6 gxf6 31.Rg3 Rg8 32.Rfg4 Kf7

33.Kc2 Rb5 34.Rc3 Ke6 35.Rcg3 Rh5 36.Kd3 g5 37.hxg5 Rhxg5 38.Rxg5 Rxg5 39.Rf3 Rg2 40.Kc3 Re2 41.Rf4 Re3+ 42.Kc4 Re2 43.Kc3 a5 44.Rh4 Re3+ 45.Kd4 Rxb3 46.Rh5 Rb4+ 47.Kd3 a4

48.Ra5 Kd7 49.Rf5 Rxb2 50.Rxf6 a3 51.Rf7+ Ke6 52.Ra7 a2 53.Kd4 Rh2 54.Ra6 Rg2 55.Ra7 Rb2 56.Ra6 Rb4+ 57.Kd3 Ke5 58.Ra5+ Kf4 59.Rxa2 Rxe4 60.Rf2+ Ke5 61.Rf8 Rh4 62.Re8+ Kd5 63.Rd8 Rh3+ 64.Kd2 Ke5

65.Re8+ Kd4 66.Re2 Ra3 67.Re8 Ra2+ 68.Kd1 d5 69.Rh8 Kc4 70.Rh7 d4 71.Rh8 Kc3 72.Rd8 Kd3 73.Ke1 Ra1+ 74.Kf2, and drawn in ? moves.

                                       Final Position