Monday, December 28, 2009

DOCA Quads 12/27/2009

There were no quiet draws for me, in Sunday's game/90 quads, at the new Dean of Chess Academy. All three games were hard fought.

Round One: Larsen's Opening

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Anna Matlin (USCF 2053), Branchburg NJ 12/27/2009

1.b3 Nf6 2.Bb2 d5 3.f4 g6 4.Nf3 Bg7 5.e3 O-O 6.a4 c5 7.Qc1 Nc6 8.Bb5 Bd7 9.Bxc6 Bxc6 10.O-O Rc8 11.Ne5 d4 12.Na3 Qd5

13.Nxc6 Rxc6 14.Nc4 Rd8 15.d3 Rcc8 16.e4 Qd7 17.Qe1 Ne8 18.e5 f5 19.Qh4 Nc7 20.Rae1 Qe6 21.h3 Kf7 22.Kh2 h5 23.Nd2 Rh8 24.Nf3 Bh6 25.Bc1 Nd5 26.Bd2 b6

27.b4 Nxb4 28.Bxb4 cxb4 29.Nxd4 Qd5 30.e6+ Ke8 31.Qf2 Bg7 32.Nf3 Qc5 33.Qg3 Rh6 34.Nh4 Kd8 35.Nxg6 Bc3 36.Re2 Kc7 37.Qg5 Rxg6 38.Qxg6 a5 39.Qxh5 b5 40.axb5 a4 41.Qf3 a3 42.Qc6+ Qxc6 43.bxc6 Kxc6

44.g4 Kd5 45.gxf5 a2 46.Re4 a1=Q 47.Rxa1 Bxa1 48.Rxb4 Rxc2+ 49.Kg3 Rc3 50.Rb7 Rxd3+ 51.Kg4 Bf6 52.Rd7+ Ke4 53.Ra7 Rd1 54.Ra4+ Ke3 55.Kh5 Rg1 56.h4 Rh1 57.Kg6 Rxh4 58.Ra3+ Kxf4 59.Ra4+ Ke5 60.Ra5+ Kd6 61.Ra6+ Kc5 62.Ra5+ Kb6 63.Rd5 Rg4+ 64.Kf7 Re4

65.Rd7 Re5 66.Rxe7 Bxe7 67.Kxe7 Rxf5 68.Kd6 Rf1 69.e7 Rd1+ 70.Ke6 Re1+ 71.Kd7 Rd1+ 72.Ke6 Re1+, draw.

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Round Two: Philidor Counter Gambit

Kavinayan Sivakumar (USCF 2061) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Branchburg NJ 12/27/2009

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.Nc3 fxe4 5.Nxe4 Nf6 6.Nxf6+ gxf6 7.Bd3 Be6 8.Qe2 Nc6 9.Be3 Qd7 10.a3 O-O-O 11.O-O-O Kb8 12.Bb5 e4 13.Nd2 d5 14.h3 a6 15.Ba4 Be7 16.Bb3 Na5

17.Ba2 Qb5 18.Qxb5 axb5 19.Nxe4 Bxh3 20.Rxh3 dxe4 21.Rdh1 f5 22.Rxh7 Rhe8 23.Rf7 Nc6 24.Rhh7 f4 25.d5 fxe3 26.fxe3 Bg5 27.Rxc7 Bxe3+ 28.Kb1 Rh8 29.Rxb7+ Ka8 30.b4 Rxh7 31.Rxh7 Nd4

32.Re7 Ne2 33.Bb3 Bd2 34.c4 e3 35.Bd1 Nc3+ 36.Kc2 Nxd1 37.Kxd1 bxc4 38.Rc7 c3 39.Rc5 Re8 40.Ke2 Rg8 41.d6 Rd8 42.Rc6 Kb7 43.b5 Rxd6 44.Rxd6 c2 45.Rc6 c1=Q 46.Rxc1 Bxc1

47.g4 Bxa3 48.Kxe3 Kb6 49.Ke4 Kxb5 50.g5 Bb2 51.g6 Kc6 52.g7 Bxg7, draw.

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Round Three: Philidor Counter Gambit

Alexander Katz (USCF 2047) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Branchburg NJ 12/27/2009

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.exf5 e4 5.Qe2 Qe7 6.Ng5 Nf6 7.Nc3 d5 8.g4 Nc6 9.Be3 h5 10.Bh3 hxg4 11.Bxg4 g6 12.Nh3 Nxg4 13.Qxg4 Bxf5 14.Qf4 Rxh3 15.Nxd5 Qd6 16.Nxc7+ Kd7 17.Qxd6+ Bxd6 18.Nxa8 Rh8 19.a3 Rxa8

20.c4 Rh8 21.b4 a6 22.c5 Rxh2 23.O-O-O Rxh1 24.Rxh1 Be7 25,Rh7 Ke6 26.Kc2 g5 27.Rh6+ Kd7 28.Kc3 Nd8 29.a4 Be6 30.b5 axb5 31.axb5 Bd5 32.Rh1 Ne6 33.Ra1 Bf6 34.Kb4 Kc7

35.Rd1 Nf4 36.Bxf4+ gxf4 37.Rh1 e3 38.Rh7+ Kc8 39.fxe3 fxe3 40.Kc3 e2 41.Kd2 Bc4 42.c6 bxc6 43.bxc6 Bxd4 44.Re7 Bf2 45.Rxe2 Bxe2 46.Kxe2 Bb6 47.Kd3 Kc7 48.Kc4 Kxc6, draw.