Monday, March 14, 2011

NYC Senior Championship, Day 2

On Sunday, I drew this game in the NYC Senior Championship tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Four: Philidor Counter Gambit

Howard Gee (USCF 1924) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 3/13/2011

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.exf5 e4 5.Ng5 Nf6 6.d5 Bxf5 7.Be2 Be7 8.g4 Bc8 9.Nc3 O-O 10.Ngxe4 Nxe4 11.Nxe4 Qe8 12.O-O Qg6 13.Ng3 a5 14.f4 Bh4

15.g5 Bxg3 16.hxg3 Na6 17.g4 Bd7 18.Bd3 Qf7 19.c4 Nc5 20.Bc2 a4 21.f5 Rae8 22.Qf3 b5 23.Bd2 bxc4 24.Qh3 Nd3 25.Bxd3 cxd3 26.Qxd3 g6 27.fxg6 Qxg6 28.Rxf8+ Rxf8 29.Qxg6+ hxg6 30.Rc1 Rc8

31.Rc4 c5 32.Bf4 Bb5 33.Re4 Re8 34.Rxe8+ Bxe8 35.Bxd6 Bf7 36.Bxc5 Bxd5 37.a3 Bb3 38.Kf2 Kf7 39.Ke3 Ke6 40.Bd4 Kd5 41.Bc3 Kc4 42.Kd2 Kd5 43.Kd3 Bc4+ 44.Ke3 Bb3 45.Bf6 Kc4 46.Kd2 Kd5 47.Ke3 Kc4, draw.