Sunday, September 6, 2009

2009 NJ Open, Day 1

Blogger Michael Goeller of The Kenilworthian was a spectator yesterday, during the 2009 New Jersey Open at the Ramada Somerset.

I won this game in the second round.

Round Two: Caro-Kann Defense, Exchange Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Louis Leiggi (USCF 1955), NJ Open 9/5/2009

1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 cxd5 4.Bd3 Nc6 5.c3 Qc7 6.Ne2 Bg4 7.f3 Bh5 8.Na3 a6 9.Nc2 e6 10.Bf4 Bd6 11.Bxd6 Qxd6 12.O-O Nge7 13.Qd2 Bg6 14.Rae1 b5

15.Bxg6 hxg6 16.Qf4 Qxf4 17.Nxf4 Kd7 18.Nd3 Rh5 19.h3 a5 20.f4 Rah8 21.Ne5+ Ke8 22.a3 Nd8 23.a4 bxa4 24.Ra1 f6 25.Nd3 g5 26.Rxa4 Nec6 27.b4 axb4 28.cxb4 Rh4

29.b5 Ne7 30.fxg5 Nf5 31.gxf6 gxf6 32.Rf4 R4h6 33.Nc5 Rg6 34.Nxe6 Rhg8 35.g4 Ng3 36.Rf3 Nxe6 37.Rxg3 Kd7 38.Ra7+ Kd6 39.Rga3 Nc7 40.Ne3 Rc8 41.Nf5+ Ke6 42.Re3+ Kd7 43.b6, Black resigns.