Saturday, April 25, 2009

Marshall Chess Club Swiss 4/25/2009

Here are a couple of my games from today's game/60 Swiss at the Marshall Chess Club, where I ended with a score of 2-1-1.

Round Two: Sicilian Defense, Paulsen Variation

Jim West (USCF 2202) - Jeremiah Williams (USCF 1989), Marshall Chess Club 4/25/2009

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 e6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 a6 5.Bd3 Nc6 6.Nxc6 bxc6 7.O-O Qc7 8.c4 Nf6 9.Qe2 e5 10.Be3 d5 11.cxd5 cxd5 12.Rc1 Qd7 13,Bg5 d4 14.Nd2 Bd6 15.Nc4 Bc7 16.f4 Qe6 17.f5 Qe7 18.Rc2 O-O 19.Rac1 Bb7

20.Ne3 Bb6 21.Ng4 Kh8 22.Rc6 Bxc6 23.Rxc6 Qb7 24.Rxf6 Bd8 25.Rxa6 Bxg5 26.Nxe5 Be3+ 27.Kf1 Rac8 28.g3 Rc1+ 29.Kg2 Qb4 30.a3 Qb3 31.Bc4 Rg1+ 32.Kh3 Qb8 33.Nxf7+ Kg8 34.Qh5 Rxf7 35.Qxf7+ Kh8 36.Re6, Black resigns.

* * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Round Three: Philidor Counter Gambit

Kavinayan Sivakumar (USCF 1998) - Jim West (USCF 2202), Marshall Chess Club 4/25/2009

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.Be2 O-O 10.O-O Nbd7

11.fxe4 Nxe5 12.dxe5 Bxe5 13.Bg5 Be6 14.Bxf6 Rxf6 15.Rxf6 Bxf6 16.exd5 Qxd5 17.Qxd5 Bxd5 18.c3 Re8 19.Kf2 Bh4 20.Bf3 Bxf3 21.Kxf3 Bxg3 22.Kxg3 Re2 23.Rd1 Rxb2 24.Rd8+ Kf7 25.Rd7+ Kf6 26.Rxc7 Rxa2 27.Rxb7 Ra3

28.Kg4 Kg6 29.Kf4 h5 30.Rc7 a5 31.Rc6+ Kh7 32.Ra6 Ra2 33.Kf3 g6 34.c4 Rc2 35.Rxa5 Rxc4 36.Kg3 h4+ 37.Kf3 Kh6 38.Ra6 Kh5 39.Ra5+ g5 40.h3 Rc3+ 41.Kf2 Rg3 42.Ra6 Rb3, draw.