Thursday, January 1, 2009

Marshall Chess Club Swiss 12/31/2008

This is my final game of year 2008, played yesterday in a game/30 tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Four: Philidor Counter Gambit

Jake Miller (USCF 1921) - Jim West (USCF 2214), Marshall Chess Club 12/31/2008

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.Nc3 fxe4 5.Nxe4 d5 6.Nxe5 dxe4 7.Qh5+ g6 8.Nxg6 Nf6 9.Qe5+ Kf7 10.Bc4+ Kg7 11.Nxf8 Rxf8 12.Qg3+ Kh8 13.Bh6 Qe7 14.Bxf8 Qxf8

15.O-O-O Qd6 16.Qxd6 cxd6 17.h3 d5 18.Bb3 Nc6 19.Rhe1 Na5 20.Ba4 a6 21.b4 Nc4 22.Bb3 b5 23.Bxc4 bxc4 24.Re3 Bd7 25.Kb2 Rg8

26.g4 h5 27.f3 exf3 28.Rxf3 Nxg4 29.hxg4 Bxg4 30.Rdf1 Bxf3 31.Rxf3, draw.