Saturday, August 17, 2019

Thursday Action, Round 2, 8/15/2019

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

Round Two: French Defense, Exchange Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Joel Fagliano (USCF 1994), Marshall Chess Club 8/15/2019

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 exd5 4.Nf3 Bd6 5.Bd3 Ne7 6.O-O O-O 7.Re1 Bf5 8.Bg5 f6 9.Bh4 Qd7 10.Bg3 Bxg3 11.hxg3 c6 12.Rxe7 Qxe7 13.Bxf5 Na6 14.c3 Nc7 15.Nbd2 Ne8 16.Bd3 Nd6

17.Qc2 g6 18.Re1 Qf7 19.c4 Rae8 20.Rxe8 Rxe8 21.cxd5 cxd5 22.Qc5 Qe6 23.b3 Rc8 24.Qa3 Rc3 25.Bf1 g5 26.Qa5 Rc1 27.Kh2 Ne4 28.Nxe4 dxe4 29.Bc4 Rxc4 30.bxc4 exf3 31.gxf3 Qxc4 32.Qxa7 Qd5

33.f4 gxf4 34.Qb8+ Kg7 35.Qxf4 Qxa2 36.Qg4+ Kf7 37.Qd7+ Kg6 38.Kg2 Qf7 39.Qg4+ Kh6 40.Qh4+ Kg7 41.Qg4+ Kf8 42.Qc8+ Kg7 43.Qg4+ Kf8, draw.