Monday, December 22, 2008

Marshall Chess Club Quad 12/21/2008

Against blogger Polly Wright [pictured above, playing White against Bora Yagiz in round two], I was fortunate to draw this contest in last night's game/30 quad at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round One: Sicilian Defense, Accelerated Fianchetto

Jim West (USCF 2214) - Polly Wright (USCF 1730), Marshall Chess Club 12/21/2008

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 g6 5.Nc3 Bg7 6.Be3 Nf6 7.Bc4 Qa5 8.O-O O-O 9.Nb3 Qd8 10.f4 d6 11.Be2 Bd7 12.Bf3 Rb8 13.a4 Qc8 14.h3 b6

15.Rf2 Nd8 16.Rd2 Bc6 17.Nd4 Ba8 18.g4 Nc6 19.g5 Nd7 20.Nd5 Re8 21.Bg4 e6 22.Nc3 Nxd4 23.Bxd4 e5 24.fxe5 Bxe5 25.Be3 Qc7 26.Ra3 Nc5 27.Bf3 Qe7 28.Qf1 Bg7 29.Qg2 Bc6

30.Nd5 Bxd5 31.Rxd5 Bxb2 32.Ra2 Bg7 33.c4 Nxe4 34.Bxe4 Qxe4 35.Qxe4 Rxe4 36.Bf2 Rxc4 37.Rxd6 Rbc8 38.a5 Rc1+ 39.Kg2 Be5 40.Rd7 bxa5 41.Rxa5 Bf4 42.Raxa7 Rf8 43.h4 Rc2 44.Kf3 Be5 45.Rd3 Rb2 46.Bg3 Bxg3, draw.