Monday, September 2, 2019

New Jersey Open, Round 3, 9/1/2019

On Sunday, I drew this game in the New Jersey Open at the Hyatt Regency Morristown.

Round Three: French Defense, Exchange Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Eduardo Bauza Mercere (USCF 1751), New Jersey Open 9/1/2019

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 exd5 4.Nf3 Bg4 5.Bd3 Bd6 6.O-O Ne7 7.Re1 Nbc6 8.c3 f6 9.Nbd2 Qd7 10.b4 O-O 11.b5 Nd8 12.a4 Nf7 13.Qb3 c6 14.Ba3 Rfe8

15.Bxd6 Nxd6 16.c4 Nxc4 17.Bxc4 dxc4 18.Qxc4+ Qd5 19.Qxd5+ cxd5 20.Rac1 Rac8 21.Rxc8 Bxc8 22.Nb3, draw.