Sunday, June 14, 2009

NY June Game/50 Open

Yesterday I played in the New York June Game/50 Open at the New Yorker Hotel, finishing with a score of 2-2-1. These are my two wins.

Round One: Center Counter Defense

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Macauley Peterson (USCF 1926), New Yorker Hotel 6/13/2009

1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Nf6 3.Bb5+ Bd7 4.Bc4 Bg4 5.f3 Bf5 6.g4 Bg6 7.Nc3 c6 8.dxc6 Nxc6 9.d3 e6 10.Be3 Bb4 11.Nge2 Nd5 12.Bxd5 exd5 13.d4 Qh4+ 14.Bf2 Qf6 15.Ng3 O-O-O 16.O-O h5

17.Nxh5 Bxh5 18.gxh5 Rxh5 19.f4 Qg6+ 20.Bg3 Rdh8 21.Qd3 Qxd3 22.cxd3 Nxd4 23.Kg2 Bxc3 24.Rac1 Ne2 25.Rc2 Nxg3 26.Rxc3+ Kd7 27.hxg3 Rh2+ 28.Kf3 Rxb2 29.Rfc1 Rhh2

30.Rc7+ Ke6 31.Re1+ Kd6 32.Rxf7 Rxa2 33.Rxb7 Ra3 34.Ke3 g5 35.fxg5 Ke5 36.Kf3+ Kf5 37.g4+ Kxg5 38.Re5+ Kf6 39.Rxd5 Rh3+ 40.Ke4 Ra4+ 41.Rd4 Ra6 42.Rdd7 Rg3 43.Kf4 Rg1 44.Rf7+ Ke6 45.Rbe7+ Kd5 46.Rd7+ Ke6 47.Rfe7+ Kf6 48.g5+ Kg6 49.Rg7+, Black resigns.

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Round Five: Caro-Kann Defense, Exchange Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Sam Chatsky (USCF 1814), New Yorker Hotel 6/13/2009

1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 cxd5 4.Bd3 Nf6 5.c3 Nbd7 6.Bf4 Qb6 7.Qc2 e6 8.Nf3 Bd6 9.Bxd6 Qxd6 10.O-O h6 11.Nbd2 O-O 12.Rae1 Nb6 13.Ne5 Bd7 14.f4 Rac8

15.g4 Nc4 16.g5 Nxd2 17.Qxd2 hxg5 18.fxg5 Ne4 19.Qf4 f5 20.Qh4 Qe7 21.Bxe4 dxe4 22.Ng6 Qd6 23.Nxf8 Qxf8 24.Rxe4 g6 25.Re3 Qg7 26.Re5 b6 27.Rfe1 Rc4 28.Qg3 Qh7 29.b3 Rc8

30.d5 f4 31.Qxf4 Rf8 32.Qg3 exd5 33.Re7 Rf7 34.Qb8+ Kg7 35.Qe5+ Kg8 36.Rxd7, Black resigns.