Sunday, November 23, 2008

Marshall Chess Club Swiss 11/22/2008 - 11/23/2008

Playing in the two-day schedule, I finished this weekend's Swiss tournament at the Marshall Chess Club with a score of 2 wins, 1 loss, and 1 half-point bye.

Here is my victory in the final round.

Round Four: Philidor Counter Gambit

Sarathi Ray (USCF 1993) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 11/23/2008

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.dxe5 fxe4 5.Ng5 d5 6.e6 Bc5 7.Qe2 Qe7 8.Nf7 Bxe6 9.Nxh8 Nf6 10.Nc3 c6 11.Bg5 Nbd7 12.O-O-O O-O-O 13.f3 Bb4 14.Bd2 Rxh8

15.h3 Nh5 16.Qf2 Bc5 17.Be3 Rf8 18.Bxc5 Nxc5 19.Be2 Qg5+ 20.Kb1 e3 21.Qg1 Ng3 22.Rd4 Nxh1 23.Qxh1 Rf4 24.Qd1 Qf6 25.Rxf4 Qxf4 26.Bf1 Na4 27.Ne2 Qb4 28.b3 Qd2 29.Qc1 Nc3+ 30.Nxc3 Qxc3 31.Bd3 d4

32.f4 g6 33.g4 Kc7 34.Qf1 Kb6 35.f5 Bf7 36.h4 a5 37.h5 gxh5 38.g5 a4 39.bxa4 Qb4+ 40.Kc1 Bxa2, White resigns.