Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Saturday Game/50, Round 3, 11/30/2019

On Saturday, I won this game in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Three: Sicilian Defense, Accelerated Fianchetto

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Royal Buchanan (USCF 1910), Marshall Chess Club 11/30/2019

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 g6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Bg7 5.Nc3 Nc6 6.Be3 Nf6 7.Bc4 O-O 8.Bb3 Qa5 9.O-O d6 10.h3 Bd7 11.f4 Rfe8 12.a3 Rad8 13.Nf3 h6 14.Qd2 Bc8 15.Rad1 e5

16.f5 g5 17.g4 Rd7 18.Rfe1 a6 19.Bf2 b5 20.Nd5 Qxd2 21.Nxf6+ Bxf6 22.Rxd2 Be7 23.Red1 Kf8 24.f6 Bxf6 25.Rxd6 Red8 26.Rxd7 Rxd7 27.Rxd7 Bxd7 28.Bd5 Bg7 29.c3 f6 30.b4 Ke8 31.Nd2 Bf8 32.Nb3 Nd8

33.Bc5 Bxc5 34.Nxc5 Bc8 35.Kf2 Ke7 36.Ke3 Kd6 37.Kd3 Nc6 38.Bf7 Nd8 39.Bg8 Nc6 40.Bh7 Nd8 41.Bf5 Bb7 42.Nxb7+ Nxb7 43.Bc8 Kc7 44.Bxb7 Kxb7 45.c4 Kc6 46.Kc3 bxc4 47.Kxc4 Kb6 48.a4 Kc6

49.b5+ axb5+ 50.axb5+ Kb6 51.Kb4 Kb7 52.Kc5 Kc7 53.b6+ Kb7 54.Kb5 Kb8 55.Kc6 Kc8 56.b7+ Kb8 57.Kb6 f5 58.exf5 e4 59.f6 e3 60.f7 e2 61.f8=Q#.