Thursday, September 5, 2019

Labor Day Action, Round 4, 9/2/2019

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

Round Four: Philidor Defense

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Adam Marianacci (USCF 1802), Marshall Chess Club 9/2/2019

1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 Nbd7 4.Nf3 e5 5.Bc4 Be7 6.O-O c6 7.a4 a5 8.h3 h6 9.Be3 Qc7 10.Qe2 Nf8 11.Rfd1 g5 12.Nh2 Ng6 13.f3 Nf4 14.Bxf4 gxf4 15.d5 Rg8 16.Kh1 Qb6 17.Rab1 Nh5 

18.Nf1 Bd7 19.dxc6 bxc6 20.Kh2 Rg6 21.Na2 Qc7 22.b4 axb4 23.Nxb4 Bh4 24.Na6 Qc8 25.Rb6 Bg3+ 26.Kg1 Bxh3 27.Rxc6 Qb7 28.a5 Bh2+ 29.Nxh2 Rxg2+ 30.Qxg2 Bxg2 31.Rc7 Qb2 32.Bxf7+ Kf8

33.Bxh5 Rxa6 34.Kxg2 Qb8 35.Rf7+ Kg8 36.Re7 Qb2 37.Rc7, draw.