Saturday, October 23, 2021

PCG & PCG Reversed 10/22/2021

Philidor Counter Gambit

Olivier20092009 (Chess.com 1733) - JimWest (Chess.com 1812), Chess.com 10/22/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.dxe5 fxe4 5.Ng5 d5 6.e6 Bc5 7.Nf7 Qf6 8.Qe2 Bxe6 9.Nxh8 Nc6 10.c3 O-O-O


11.Be3 d4 12.cxd4 Nxd4 13.Bxd4 Bxd4 14.Nd2 Bxb2 15.Nxe4 Bc3+ 16.Nxc3 Qxc3+ 17.Qd2 Qxd2#.

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Philidor Counter Gambit Reversed

JimWest (lichess 2188) - AkibaZoombinstein (lichess 2335), lichess 10/22/2021

1.e3 e5 2.e4 d6 3.d3 Nf6 4.f4 Nc6 5.Nf3 Bg4 6.Be2 Bxf3 7.Bxf3 Nd4 8.O-O Nxf3+ 9.Qxf3 Be7 10.Nc3 Qd7 11.fxe5 dxe5 12.Bg5 c6 13.Bxf6 Bxf6 14.Kh1 h5 15.Ne2 h4 16.Qf5 Qxf5 17.Rxf5 Rd8


18.g4 hxg3 19.Nxg3 Ke7 20.Raf1 Rdf8 21.R5f3 Ke6 22.c3 Bg5 23.d4 Bf4 24.dxe5 Bxe5 25.Rd1 g6 26.Kg1 Rh4 27.a4 Rfh8 28.Rd2 Bxg3 29.hxg3 Rxe4 30.Rfd3 Re1+ 31.Kf2 Ra1 32.Re2+ Kf6 33.Rf3+ Kg7


34.Kg2 Rxa4 35.Re7 Rf8 36.Rxb7 Ra2 37.Rf2 g5 38.Rc7 Ra6 39.Rd2 Re8 40.Kf2 Rb8 41.b4 Kg6 42.Rd6+ f6 43.Rcxc6 Rxc6 44.Rxc6 Kf5 45.Rc5+ Ke4 46.g4 Rd8 47.Ke2 Kf4 48.Rf5+ Kxg4 49.Rxf6 Kg3


50.Rf3+ Kh4 51.Rf7 Rc8 52.Kd3 Ra8 53.b5 a5 54.bxa6 Rxa6 55.Rh7+ Kg3 56.Kc4 Rg6 57.Rh1 g4 58.Kb4 Kf2 59.Rc1 g3 60.c4 Re6 61.c5 Re1 62.Rxe1 Kxe1 63.c6 g2 64.c7 g1=Q 65.c8=Q Qd4+ 66.Qc4 Qxc4+ 67.Kxc4, draw.

Friday, October 22, 2021

PCG with 3.Bc4 f5 4.d3 Nc6 5.a3

Philidor Counter Gambit

UdeA (lichess 2514) - CM ArnieChipmunk (lichess 2508), lichess 10/17/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bc4 f5 4.d3 Nc6 5.a3


5...f4 6.d4 Bg4 7.dxe5 Nxe5 8.Be2 Bxf3 9.gxf3 Qf6 10.Nc3 c6 11.Qd2 g5 12.b3 Bg7 13.Bb2 Ne7 14.O-O-O O-O-O


15.Kb1 h5 16.Qd4 Kb8 17.Qb4 N7g6 18.Na4 Qe7 19.c4 g4 20.fxg4 hxg4 21.c5 dxc5 22.Nxc5 Ka8 23.Qc3 f3


24.Rxd8+ Rxd8 25.Bd1 Bh8 26.Qe3 Bf6 27.Bc2 Bg5 28.Qc3 Bd2 29.Rd1 Bxc3 30.Rxd8+ Qxd8 31.Bxc3 Qh4


32.Bd4 Qxh2 33.Ne6 Qg1+ 34.Kb2 g3 35.fxg3 Qxg3 36.Nc7+ Kb8 37.Ne6 f2, White resigns.

Thursday, October 21, 2021

PCG Reversed & PCG 10/20/2021

Philidor Counter Gambit Reversed

JimWest (Chess.com 1809) - paulmacariola03 (Chess.com 1756), Chess.com 10/20/2021

1.e3 e5 2.e4 Nf6 3.d3 d5 4.f4 dxe4 5.fxe5 Ng4 6.d4 e3 7.Bc4 Nf2 8.Qf3 Qe7 9.Bxe3 Nxh1 10.Nc3 Nc6 11.O-O-O Be6 12.d5 Nxe5 13.dxe6 Nxf3 14.exf7+ Qxf7 15.Bxf7+ Kxf7 16.Nxf3 Re8 17.Bxa7 b6 18.Rxh1 Bb4


19.Nd5 Bd6 20.Nxb6 cxb6 21.Bxb6 Re2 22.Rf1 Ke7 23.Rf2 Rxf2 24.Bxf2 Rf8 24.Bd4 g6 25.Kd2 Rd8 26.Kd3 Bc5 27.c3 Bxd4 28.Nxd4 Rf8 29.Nf3 h6 30.h4 Ra8 31.a3 Ra4 32.c4 Kd6 33.Kc3 Kc5 34.b4+ Kc6 35.Kb3 Ra8


36.Ne5+ Kd6 37.Nxg6 Rg8 38.h5 Ke6 39.g4 Rd8 40.Kc3 Rd1 41.Nf4+ Kd7 42.Nd5 Rg1 43.Ne3 Rg3 44.Kd4 Rg1 45.a4 Ra1 46.a5 Rb1 47.Kc5 Rb3 48.Nf5 Kc7 49.Nxh6 Rb1 50.b5 Kb7 51.Nf7 Rg1 52.Ne5 Re1 53.Kd5 Rd1+ 54.Ke6 Rh1


55.a6+ Kb6 56.Kf5 Rh2 57.Kg6 Re2 58.Nc6 Kc5 59.a7 Ra2 60.h6 Kxc4 61.h7, Black resigns.

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Philidor Counter Gambit

Malechias (lichess 2177) - JimWest (lichess 2186), lichess 10/20/2021

1.e4 e5 2.d4 d6 3.dxe5 dxe5 4.Qxd8+ Kxd8 5.Nf3 Bd6 6.Bc4 f5 7.Bg5+ Nf6 8.Nc3 Nc6 9.O-O-O Ke8 10.Bxf6 gxf6 11.exf5 Bxf5 12.Nd5 Rf8 13.Rhe1 Bg4 14.Rd3 Nb4 15.Nxb4 Bxb4 16.c3 Bxf3 17.gxf3 Bc5


18.Re2 Rd8 19.f4 Rxd3 20.Bxd3 Bd6 21.Bxh7 Rh8 22.Be4 b6 23.fxe5 fxe5 24.f4 Kd8 25.f5 Ke7 26.Rg2 Rh4 27.Re2 Kf6 28.Kc2 a5 29.a4 Bc5 30.Kd3 Bg1 31.Rg2 Bxh2 32.Rg6+ Ke7 33.Rg7+ Kd6 34.f6 Rh3+ 35.Kc2 Rh8


36.f7 Rf8 37.Bg6 Ke7 38.Rg8 e4 39.Kd2 Bf4+ 40.Ke2 Bc1 41.b4 Ba3 42.bxa5 bxa5 43.Ke3 Bb2 44.Kd4 e3 45.Bh5 e2 46.Rxf8 Kxf8 47.Bxe2 Kxf7 48.Kc4 Ke7 49.Kb3 Bc1 50.Kc4 Kd6 51.Kb5 Bd2 52.c4 Bb4 53.Bf3, draw.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

PCG & PCG Reversed 10/19/2021

Philidor Counter Gambit

Babuganesan (Chess.com 1754) - JimWest (Chess.com 1815), Chess.com 10/19/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.exf5 e4 5.Ng1 Bxf5 6.d5 Nf6 7.c4 a5 8.Nc3 Na6 9.Nge2 Nc5 10.Ng3 Bg6 11.Be2 Be7 12.Be3 O-O 13.O-O Re8


14.Bxc5 dxc5 15.Bg4 Bd6 16.Be6+ Kh8 17.Re1 Bxg3 18.hxg3 c6 19.Qd2 Rxe6, White resigns.

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Philidor Counter Gambit Reversed

JimWest (lichess 2202) - nikker33 (lichess 2156), lichess 10/19/2021

1.e3 e5 2.e4 Nf6 3.d3 h6 4.f4 Nc6 5.fxe5 Nxe5 6.d4 Nxe4 7.dxe5 Qh4+ 8.g3 Nxg3 9.Nf3 Qe4+ 10.Kf2 Nxh1+ 11.Kg2 Bc5 12.Nc3 Qg4+ 13.Kxh1 b6 14.Bg2 Bb7 15.Bd2 O-O 16.Qe2 Rfe8 17.Re1 d6


18.Ne4 f5 19.Nxc5 bxc5 20.Bc3 dxe5 21.Nxe5 Bxg2+ 22.Qxg2 Qxg2+ 23.Kxg2 Re6 24.h4 Rae8 25.h5 Kh7 26.Kf3, Black resigns.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

2 PCG Games 10/18/2021

Philidor Counter Gambit

sachidanand321 (Chess.com 1914) - JimWest (Chess.com 1825), Chess.com 10/18/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.Nc3 fxe4 5.Nxe4 d5 6.Ng3 e4 7.Ne5 Nf6 8.f3 Bd6 9.fxe4 O-O 10.Bg5 Qe8 11.Bxf6 gxf6 12.Nf3 Bxg3+ 13.hxg3 Qxe4+ 14.Qe2 Nc6 15.O-O-O Bg4


16.Qd2 Rae8 17.Bd3 Qe3 18.Rh4 f5 19.Rdh1 h5 20.c3 Qxd2+ 21.Kxd2 Kg7 22.Nh2 Rh8 23.Nxg4 fxg4 24.Rf1 Ne7 25.Rhh1 Ng6 26.Rf5 c6 27.Rhf1 Ref8 28.Rxf8 Rxf8 29.Rxf8 Nxf8 30.Ke3 Kf6 31.Bc2 Ne6


32.Bd3 a5 33.a4 b6 34.Bc2 Kg5 35.b4 Ng7 36.Bd3 Nf5+ 37.Bxf5 Kxf5 38.Kd3 Kg5 39.bxa5 bxa5 40.Ke3 Kf5 41.Kd3 Kg5 42.Ke3 Kf5 43.Kd3 Kg5, draw.

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Philidor Counter Gambit

Estolog (lichess 2214) - JimWest (lichess 2191), lichess 10/18/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.dxe5 fxe4 5.Ng5 d5 6.e6 Bc5 7.Nf7 Qf6 8.Be3 d4 9.Bg5 Qf5 10.g4 Qd5 11.Nc3 Qxe6 12.Nxh8 Nc6 13.Bb5 Bd7 14.Na4 Bb4+ 15.Bd2 Bd6 16.Qe2 Nf6 17.Bc4 Nd5 18.O-O-O O-O-O 19.Rde1 Rxh8


20.Qxe4 Qxe4 21.Rxe4 Nf6 22.Ree1 Ne5, White forfeits.

Monday, October 18, 2021

2 PCG Games 10/17/2021

Philidor Counter Gambit

Prashant1994 (Chess.com 1741) - JimWest (Chess.com 1822), Chess.com 10/17/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.dxe5 fxe4 5.Qe2 exf3 6.gxf3 dxe5 7.Qxe5+ Qe7 8.Bf4 Qxe5+ 9.Bxe5 c6 10.Nc3 Bf5 11.O-O-O Nd7 12.Bc7 Ngf6 13.Re1+ Kf7 14.Bc4+ Kg6 15.Rhg1+ Kh5


16.Ne2 g5 17.Bf7+ Bg6 18.Ng3+ Kh6 19.Be6 Re8 20.Bf5 Rxe1+ 21.Rxe1 Bc5 22.Re6 Re8 23.Rxe8 Nxe8 25.Bxd7 Nxc7 26.Bc8 Bxf2 27.Bxb7 Bxg3 28.hxg3 Be8 29.Kd2 Kg7 30.Kd3 Kf6 31.a4 h5 32.c4 h4 33.gxh4 gxh4


34.Ke2 Ke5 35.Kf2 Kd4 36.Ba6 Bf7 37.Bb7 c5 38.Kg2 Be6 39.Kh2 Kxc4 40.f4 Kb3, White resigns.

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Philidor Counter Gambit

santoshsahu (lichess 2182) - JimWest (lichess 2201), lichess 10/17/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 d6 3.d4 Nc6 4.dxe5 dxe5 5.Qxd8+ Nxd8 6.Nf3 f5 7.Nxe5 fxe4 8.O-O Nf6 9.Re1 Bd6 10.f4 Be6 11.Bxe6 Nxe6 12.Nc3 O-O 13.Nxe4 Bxe5 14.fxe5 Nd7 15.Nc3 Nd4


16.Rd1 c5 17.Be3 Nxe5 18.Bxd4 cxd4 19.Rxd4 Rae8 20.Rad1 a6 21.a4 Rf7 22.h3 Rc7 23.Re4 Rc4 24.Rde1 Rxe4 25.Rxe4 Kf7 26.Kf2 Ke6 27.Rb4 Re7 28.Rb6+ Nc6

 29.Ne2 Kd5 30.b3 Kc5 31.Rxc6+ Kxc6, White resigns.

Sunday, October 17, 2021

2 PCG Games Reversed 10/16/2021

Philidor Counter Gambit Reversed

JimWest (Chess.com 1832) - FM bahamapapa (Chess.com 1805), Chess.com 10/16/2021

1.e3 e5 2.e4 Nf6 3.d3 Bc5 4.f4 d6 5.c3 Nc6 6.Nf3 Bg4 7.Be2 O-O 8.a4 a5 9.f5 h6 10.Na3 Re8 11.h3 Bxf3 12.Bxf3 d5 13.Qc2 dxe4 14.dxe4 Nh7 15.h4 Nf6 16.Nc4 Qe7 17.Be3 Red8 18.O-O Bxe3+ 19.Nxe3 Qc5


20.Qf2 Rd3 21.Ng4 Qxf2+ 21.Rxf2 Nxg4 22.Bxg4 Rad8 23.Rc1 Rd1+ 24.Rxd1 Rxd1+ 25.Bxd1, Black resigns.

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Philidor Counter Gambit Reversed

JimWest (lichess 2211) - RefikCernal (lichess 2246), lichess 10/16/2021

1.e3 e5 2.e4 Nf6 3.d3 Bc5 4.f4 d6 5.c3 Nc6 6.Nf3 Ng4 7.d4 exd4 8.cxd4 Bb4+ 9.Nc3 O-O 10.Bb5 Bd7 11.O-O Re8 12.h3 Nf6 13.Bxc6 Bxc6 14.e5 dxe5 15.fxe5 Nd5 16.Qb3 Bf8 17.Bg5 Be7 18.Bxe7 Rxe7


19.Nxd5 Qxd5 20.Qxd5 Bxd5 21.b3 Rd8 22.Rd1 Bxf3 23.gxf3 c5 24.dxc5 Rxd1 25.Rxd1 h6 26.f4 g5 27.fxg5 Rxe5 28.gxh6 Rxc5 29.Rd7 Rh5 30.Rxb7 a5 31.Kh2 Rxh6 32.b4 axb4 33.Rxb4 f5


34.a4 Rg6 35.a5 Kf7 36.Ra4 Rf6 37.a6, Black resigns.

Saturday, October 16, 2021

2 PCG Games 10/15/2021

Philidor Counter Gambit

familyraya (Chess.com 1847) - JimWest (Chess.com 1837), Chess.com 10/15/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.dxe5 fxe4 5.Ng5 d5 6.Nc3 Bb4 7.Be3 Ne7 8.a3 Bxc3+ 9.bxc3 O-O 10.Qh5 h6 11.Nh3 Nbc6 12.g4 Qe8 13.Qxe8 Rxe8 14.Bd4 Bxg4 15.Rg1 Bxh3 16.Bxh3 Kh7 17.O-O-O Rf8


18.Rg2 g5 19.Bd7 Rad8 20.e6 Nxd4 21.cxd4 c6 22.Rdg1 Rf4 23.Kd2 Rdf8 24.Ke2 R8f6 25.a4 a5 26.Rb1 b5 27.axb5 cxb5 28.Rxb5 Ng6 29.Rxa5 Rf3 30.Ra7 Kg8 


31.Bc6 Rxe6 32.Bxd5 Nf4+ 33.Kf1 Nxd5 34.c4 Ne3+ 35.Kg1 Nxg2 36.Kxg2 Ref6 37.Ra2 Rc3 38.c5 Rd3 39.Rc2 Rxd4 40.c6 Rd8 41.Rc4 Re6 42.Kg3 Rc8 43.Kg4 Rcxc6, White resigns.

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Philidor Counter Gambit

nico27 (lichess 2949) - JimWest (lichess 2208), lichess 10/15/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.dxe5 fxe4 5.Ng5 d5 6.e6 Bc5 7.Nf7 Qf6 8.Be3 d4 9.Bg5 Qf5 10.Bc4 h5 11.h4 Rh7 12.O-O Nc6 13.Kh1 Bxe6 14.Bxe6 Qxe6 15.f3 e3 16.Bxe3 Kxf7 17.Bg5 Re8 18.Nd2 Nf6


19.Ne4 Nxe4 20.fxe4+ Kg8 21.Rf5 Bb6 22.Qf3 Ne5 23.Qf2 Ng4 24.Qf4 g6 25.Rf6 Nxf6 26.Bxf6 Rf7 27.e5 Ref8 28.Qh6 Rxf6 29.exf6 Qxf6 31.Re1 Bc5 32.Qd2 Qxh4+, White resigns.

Friday, October 15, 2021

PCG Reversed & PCG 10/14/2021

Philidor Counter Gambit Reversed

JimWest (Chess.com 1850) - sachidanand321 (Chess.com 1899), Chess.com 10/14/2021

1.e3 e5 2.e4 Nf6 3.d3 d5 4.f4 Nc6 5.fxe5 Ng4 6.d4 dxe4 7.Bb5 g6 8.Ne2 a6 9.Bxc6+ bxc6 10.O-O Bg7 11.h3 Nh6 12.Nbc3 O-O


13.Nxe4 Nf5 14.g4 Qd5 15.N4c3 Qxd4+ 16.Nxd4, Black resigns.

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Philidor Counter Gambit

DaniCheck (lichess 2077) - JimWest (lichess 2222), lichess 10/14/2021

1.d4 d6 2.e4 e5 3.dxe5 dxe5 4.Qxd8+ Kxd8 5.Nf3 Bd6 6.Bc4 f5 7.Bg5+ Nf6 8.Nc3 Nc6 9.O-O-O Ke8 10.Bxf6 gxf6 11.exf5 Bxf5 12.Nd5 Rf8 13.Bb5 Be4 14.Bxc6+ bxc6 15.Ne3 Bxf3 16.gxf3 Bc5


17.Ng4 h5 18.Ne3 Bxe3 19.fxe3 Rd8 20.Rxd8+ Kxd8 21.Rg1 Kd7 22.Rg7+ Kd6 23.Rh7 Rg8 24.Rxh5 Rg1+ 25.Kd2 Rg2+ 26.Kd3 c5 27.Rh3 c4+ 28.Kc3 Re2 29.f4 Kd5 30.fxe5 fxe5 31.b3 cxb3 32.axb3 c5 33.Kd3 Rg2


34.e4+ Kc6 35.c4 Rb2 36.Rh6+ Kb7 37.Kc3 Re2 38.Kd3 Rb2 39.Rh7+ Kb6 40.Rh6+ Ka5 41.Rh5 Rxb3+ 42.Kc2 Kb4 43.Rxe5 Rh3 44.Re7 Rxh2+ 45.Kd3 Rh3+ 46.Ke2 a5 47.e5 Kxc4 48.e6 Kd5 49.Re8 Kd6


50.e7 Rh7 51.Rd8+ Kxe7 52.Rd5 c4 53.Rxa5 Kd6 54.Kd2 Rh3 55.Kc2 Kc6 56.Rg5 Kb6 57.Rf5 Rh6 58.Kc3 Rc6 59.Re5 Rc5 60.Rxc5 Kxc5 61.Kc2 Kd4 62.Kd2 c3+ 63.Kc2 Kc4 64.Kc1 Kd3 65.Kd1 c2+ 66.Kc1 Kc3, stalemate.

Thursday, October 14, 2021

2 PCG Games 10/13/2021

Philidor Counter Gambit

Sussasun (Chess.com 1857) - JimWest (Chess.com 1837), Chess.com 10/13/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bc4 f5 4.d3 c6 5.Nc3 Nf6 6.Bg5 Be7 7.Bb3 Na6 8.exf5 Bxf5 9.d4 e4 10.Nd2 d5 11.Nf1 h6 12.Bxf6 Bxf6 13.Ne3 Bg6 14.Qg4 Bf7 15.Ne2 Qc8 16.Qxc8+ Rxc8 17.c3 O-O 18.O-O Rce8 19.Ng3 Kh8

20.Ngf5 Rd8 21.Rae1 Bg6 22.f3 Bg5 23.f4 Bf6 24.g4 Bxf5 25.Nxf5 Rd7 26.h4 Bd8 27.Kg2 Nc7 28.Kg3 Ne6 29.h5 Bc7 30.Nh4 Nxf4 31.Rxf4 Bxf4+ 32.Kh3 Kh7 33.Rf1 Bd6 34.Nf5 Rdf7 35.Bc2 Bc7 


36.c4 Rxf5 37.gxf5 Re8 38.cxd5 cxd5 39.Re1 Bb6 40.Bb3 Bxd4 41.Bxd5 Bxb2 42.Rxe4 Rxe4 43.Bxe4 b6 44.f6+ Kg8 45.Bd5+ Kf8 46.f7 Ba3 47.Kg4 a5 48.Kf5 b5 49.Bc6 Kxf7 50.Bxb5 Bb2 51.a4 Bf6 52.Bc4+ Ke7


53.Bb5 Kd6 54.Kg6 Ke5 55.Bd7 Kf4 56.Be8 Kg4 57.Bf7 Kh4 58.Kf5 Bc3 59.Bg6 Kg3 60.Ke4 Kg4 61.Kd3 Bb4 62.Kc4 Kg5 63.Kb5 Kf6 64.Kc4, draw.

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Philidor Counter Gambit

BaiBiser63 (lichess 2087) - JimWest (lichess 2222), lichess 10/13/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bc4 f5 4.d3 c6 5.Bg5 Nf6 6.Nh4 d5 7.exd5 cxd5 8.Bb3 Nc6 9.Nc3 Bb4 10.O-O Bxc3 11.bxc3 O-O 12.c4 dxc4 13.Bxc4+ Kh8 14.Rb1 Na5


15.Bd5 Qxd5 16.Bxf6 Rxf6 17.Qh5 Nc6 18.Rb5 Qf7 19.Qe2 a6 20.Rb2 Be6 21.Rfb1 b5 22.a4 Re8 23.axb5 axb5 24.Rxb5 Nd4 25.Qxe5 Nxb5 26.Rxb5 Bd7 27.Rb8 Rxb8 28.Qxb8+ Qe8 29.Qxe8+ Bxe8, White resigns.