Monday, November 29, 2010

Marshall Chess Club Swiss 11/28/2010

Playing in the one day schedule of a Swiss tournament, I finished with a score of 3-0-1 yesterday at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round One: Sicilian Defense, Sozin Attack

Jim West (USCF 2216) - Rachel Gologorsky (USCF 1843), Marshall Chess Club 11/28/2010

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 Nc6 6.Bc4 e5 7.Nf5 Bxf5 8.exf5 Nd4 9.Bg5 Rc8 10.Bb3 h6 11.Bh4 Be7 12.O-O O-O

13.Bxf6 Bxf6 14.Qh5 Bg5 15.Rad1 Nxf5 16.g3 Nd4 17.f4 Nxb3 18.fxg5 Nd4 19.gxh6 g6 20.Qg4 Kh7 21.Ne4 Nf5 22.Rxf5 gxf5 23.Qg7#.

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Round Two: Philidor Counter Gambit

Amir Moazami (USCF 1789) - Jim West (USCF 2216), Marshall Chess Club 11/28/2010

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.Nc3 fxe4 5.Nxe4 d5 6.Nxe5 dxe4 7.Qh5+ g6 8.Nxg6 Nf6 9.Qe5+ Kf7 10.Bc4+ Kg7 11.Nxh8 Nc6 12.Qg3+ Kxh8 13.Bg5 Bg7 14.c3 Bf5 15.O-O Bg6 16.Rfe1 Qd7 17.Rad1 Rf8

18.Bb5 a6 19.Ba4 b5 20.Bc2 Re8 21.a4 Na5 22.axb5 axb5 23.Qh4 Qf7 24.Bh6 Bxh6 25.Qxh6 Nc4 26.b3 Na3 27.Qc1 Nxc2 28.Qxc2 e3 29.Qb2 Ng4 30.fxe3 Nxe3 31.Ra1 Nc2 32.Rxe8+ Qxe8 33.Rf1 Bd3 34.Rc1 Qe3+ 35.Kh1 Be4 36.Rg1 Ne1

37.Qa2 Nxg2 38.Qxg2 Bxg2+ 39.Rxg2 Qxc3 40.Rg4 Qxb3 41.Rg3 Qd1+ 42.Kg2 Qxd4 43.Rf3 Qe4 44.Kf2 Qxf3+ 45.Kxf3 b4 46.Ke4 c5 47.Kd3 h5 48.h4 Kg7 49.Kc4 Kf6 50.Kb3 Kf5 51.Kc4 Kg4 52.Kb3 Kxh4 53.Kc4 Kg3 54.Kb3 h4, White resigns.

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Round Three: Ruy Lopez, Exchange Variation

Jim West (USCF 2216) - Ed Kopiecki (USCF 1963), Marshall Chess Club 11/28/2010

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Bxc6 dxc6 5.O-O Bg4 6.h3 h5 7.d3 Qf6 8.Nbd2 Ne7 9.Nc4 Bxf3 10.Qxf3 Qxf3 11.gxf3 Ng6 12.Kh2 O-O-O 13.Rg1 Bc5 14.Be3 Bd4 15.Rad1 Rd7

16.c3 Bxe3 17.fxe3 c5 18.Rxg6 fxg6 19.Nxe5 Rd6 20.Nf7 Rf8 21.Nxd6+ cxd6 22.f4 Kd7 23.Rg1 Rf6 24.Rg5 Re6 25.c4 b5 26.b3 Kc7 27.Kg3 a5 28.a4 bxc4 29.bxc4 Kd7 30.Kf3 Rf6 31.h4 Kc6 32.d4 Kb6 33.d5 Kc7 34.e5 dxe5 35.Rxe5 Rb6

36.Re7+ Kb8 37.Rxg7 Rb4 38.d6 Kc8 39.Rc7+ Kd8 40.Rc5 Rxa4 41.Ke4 Ra3 42.Rg5 a4 43.Rxg6 Rc3 44.Kd4 Rc1 45.Kc5 a3 46.Rg8+ Kd7 47.Ra8 Rc3 48.Ra7+ Ke6 49.e4 Rd3 50.e5 Kf5 51.Kc6 Kxf4 52.e6 Ke5 53.c5 Kxe6 54.Re7+ Kf5 55.Re2 Kg4 56.d7 Kxh4

57.Kc7 Kg3 58.d8=Q Rxd8 59.Kxd8 h4 60.Re3+, Black resigns.

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Round Four: Sicilian Defense

Asa Hoffmann (USCF 2296) - Jim West (USCF 2216), Marshall Chess Club 11/28/2010

1.Nc3 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.e4 a6 4.a4 Nc6 5.h3 g6 6.Bc4 Bg7 7.d3 e6 8.Be3 Nge7 9.d4 cxd4 10.Nxd4 O-O 11.O-O Qc7 12.Ba2 Bd7 13.Nde2 Rad8 14.Qd2 Bc8

15.Bh6 Qb6 16.Rab1 d5 17.exd5 Nb4 18.Bxg7 Kxg7 19.Bb3 Nbxd5 20.Ne4 Qb4 21.Qxb4 Nxb4 22.Rfd1 Nbd5 23.Kf1 Nf6 24.Nd6 Ned5 25.Nc4 Nd7 26.c3 Nc5 27.Bc2 Bd7 28.a5 Bb5 29.Na3 Be2+ 30.Kxe2 Rc8 31.Rd4 Nf6 32.Rbd1 Rc7 33.b4 e5

34.Rc4 Ne6 35.Rxc7 Nxc7 36.Bb3 Re8 37.f3 Ne6 38.g3 h5 39.h4 e4 40.f4 Rc8 41.c4 Rd8 42.Rxd8 Nxd8 43.Ke3 Nc6 44.Nc2 Kf8 45.Ba4 Ne7 46.Nd4 Nf5+ 47.Nxf5 gxf5 48.Kd4 Ke7 49.Bd1 Kd6 50.c5+ Kc6 51.Ba4+ Kc7 52.Bb3 Kc6

53.Bc4 e3 54.Kxe3 Ne4 55.Bxf7 Nxg3 56.Kf3 Ne4 57.Bxh5 Kb5 58.Bg6 Kxb4 59.Bxf5 Nf6 60.Bc8 Kxa5 61.Bxb7 Kb5 62.Ke3 Kxc5 63.Bxa6 Kd6 64.Bc4 Ke7 65.Kd4 Nh5 66.Ke5 Nxf4 67.Kf5 Ng2 68.h5 Ne3+ 69.Kg6 Nxc4 70.Kg7 Nd6, draw.