Thursday, December 10, 2009

Ziping Approaches Class A

On Sunday, Ziping Liu won quad four in Westfield, with a score of 2-0-1. His unofficial USCF rating stands at 1797, within three points of Class A.

Round Three: King's Indian Attack

Ziping Liu (USCF 1766) - Jackson Hueckel (USCF 1803), Westfield NJ 12/6/2009

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.g3 Nf6 4.d3 d5 5.Nbd2 Bg4 6.h3 Bxf3 7.Qxf3 Nd4 8.Qd1 Qd7 9.c3 Ne6 10.Bg2 O-O-O 11.O-O h5

12.Qc2 h4 13.Nf3 hxg3 14.Nxe5 Qe8 15.exd5 Nxd5 16.Qb3 Nc5 17.Qc4 Qxe5 18.d4 gxf2+ 19.Rxf2 Nb6 20.Qxf7 Qe1+ 21.Rf1 Qg3 22.Bf4 Rd7 23.Bxg3 Rxf7 24.Rxf7 Ncd7 25.h4 Bd6 26.Bxd6 cxd6 27.Rxg7 Rxh4 28.Rf1 Nc4

29.Rff7 Ncb6 30.Bxb7+ Kxb7 31.Rxd7+ Nxd7 32.Rxd7+ Kc6 33.Rxa7 Re4 34.Kf2 Rh4 35.Rg7 Kd5 36.Rg2 Kc4 37.Ke3 d5 38.Kd2 Rh3 39.b3+ Kb5 40.Kc2 Rf3 41.a4+ Kc6 42.Kb2 Rd3 43.b4 Kb6 44.Kb3, Black resigns.