Monday, November 23, 2009

Marshall Chess Club Swiss 11/22/2009

Playing in the one day schedule of a FIDE rated tournament, yesterday at the Marshall Chess Club, I finished at 2-1-1. These are my games as Black.

Round Two: Philidor Counter Gambit

Alan Zhang (USCF 1834) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 11/22/2009

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bc4 f5 4.d3 c6 5.O-O f4 6.d4 Qf6 7.Nxe5 dxe5 8.Qh5+ g6 9.Qxe5+ Qxe5 10.dxe5 Bg7 11.Bxf4 Nd7

12.c3 Nxe5 13.Bxe5 Bxe5 14.f4 Bc7 15.Nd2 Nf6 16.h3 Nh5 17.e5 Rf8 18.Ne4 Bf5 19.g4 Bxe4 20.gxh5 O-O-O 21.Rae1 Bb6+ 22.Kh2 Rd2+ 23.Re2 Rxe2+ 24.Bxe2 Be3 25.Kg3 g5 26.Bg4+ Kc7 27.f5 Bf4+ 28.Kf2 Bxe5 29.Re1 Bxf5 30.Rxe5 Bxg4+ 31.Kg3 Bxh5 32.Rxg5 Bg6

33.h4 Bb1 34.a3 Rf7 35.Re5 Rd7 36.Re2 a5 37.Kf4 a4 38.Rg2 b5 39.Rg1 Bg6 40.Rg2 Rd5 41.Re2 Kb6 42.Rg2 Kc5 43.Ke3 Kc4 44.Rg4+ Kb3 45.Rb4+ Ka2 46.c4 Rd3+ 47.Kf4 Rb3 48.cxb5 Rxb4+ 49.axb4 cxb5, White resigns.

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Round Four: Philidor Counter Gambit

George Berg (FIDE 2045) - Jim West (FIDE 2159), Marshall Chess Club 11/22/2009

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.dxe5 fxe4 5.Ng5 d5 6.e6 Bc5 7.Nxe4 Be7 8.Ng5 Bxg5 9.Qh5+ g6 10.Qxg5 Qxg5 11.Bxg5 c6 12.Bd3 Bxe6 13.O-O Nd7 14.Re1 Kf7 15.c3 Ngf6 16.Nd2 Rhe8

17.Bxf6 Kxf6 18.Re3 Kg7 19.Rae1 Bf7 20.f3 Nc5 21.Rxe8 Rxe8 22.Rxe8 Bxe8 23.Bc2 g5 24.Kf2 Bg6 25.Bxg6 Kxg6 26.b3 h5 27.Ke3 Kf5 28.b4 Ne6 29.Nb3 b6

30.Nd4+ Nxd4 31.cxd4 h4 32.g4+ hxg3 33.hxg3 a5 34.bxa5 bxa5 35.a4 Ke6 36.g4 Kd6 37.f4 gxf4+ 38.Kxf4 c5 39.dxc5+ Kxc5 40.Ke3 d4+ 41.Kd3 Kd5 42.g5 Ke5 43.g6 Kf6 44.Kxd4 Kxg6 45.Kc5 Kf7 46.Kb6 Ke8 47.Kxa5 Kd7 48.Kb6 Kc8 49.a5 Kb8, draw.