Monday, December 26, 2011

Marshall Chess Club Swiss 12/25/2011

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 2-0-2 in a game/45 Swiss at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round One: Caro-Kann Defense, Exchange Variation

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Kevin Marin (USCF 1650), Marshall Chess Club 12/25/2011

1.e4 c6 2.d4 d5 3.exd5 cxd5 4.Bd3 Nc6 5.c3 Qc7 6.Ne2 Bg4 7.f3 Bd7 8.Na3 a6 9.Nc2 e5 10.dxe5 Nxe5 11.Ncd4 Nxd3+ 12.Qxd3 Bd6 13.h3 Ne7 14.Be3 Ng6 15.O-O O-O 16.Rad1 Rfe8

17.Bf2 Ne5 18.Qc2 Nc4 19.Qc1 b5 20.b3 Ne5 21.f4 Nc6 22.Qd2 Re4 23.Nxc6 Bxc6 24.Bd4 Rae8 25.Rde1 Qe7 26.Rf2 Bxf4 27.Rxf4 Rxe2 28.Rxe2 Qxe2 29.Qxe2 Rxe2 30.Rf2 Re4 31.b4 f6 32.Kf1 Kf7

33.Re2 Ke6 34.Rxe4 dxe4 35.Ke2 Kf5 36.Ke3 h5 37.g3 Ke6 38.h4 Kf5 39.Bc5 g5 40.hxg5 fxg5 41.Be7 Bb7 42.a3 Bc6 43.Bd8 Bb7 44.Be7 Bc6 45.Bd8 Bb7, draw.

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Round Two: Philidor Counter Gambit

Nicole Zlotchevsky (USCF 1505) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 12/25/2011

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.dxe5 fxe4 5.Ng5 d5 6.e6 Bc5 7.Qd2 Nf6 8.Nf7 Qe7 9.Nxh8 Bxe6 10.Qf4 Nc6 11.Bb5 O-O-O 12.Bxc6 bxc6 13.c3 Rxh8 14.b4 Bb6 15.Be3 Rf8

16.h3 Ng4 17.Qg3 Bxe3 18.fxe3 Nf2 19.Rf1 Nd3+ 20.Ke2 Rxf1 21.Kxf1 Qf6+ 22.Kg1 h5 23.h4 Bg4 24.Nd2 Qxc3 25.Nb3 Qe5 26.Qxe5 Nxe5 27.Nc5 Nd3

28.Nxd3 exd3 29.Kf2 d2 30.g3 d1=Q 31.Rxd1 Bxd1 32.Ke1 Bg4 33.Kd2 Kd7 34.Kd3 Kd6 35.Kd4 Bf5 36.a3 a6 37.a4 Bc2 38.a5 Bf5 39.Kc3 Ke5 40.Kd2, White forfeits.

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Round Three: Philidor Defense

Jim West (USCF 2200) - Boris Privman (USCF 2205), Marshall Chess Club 12/25/2011

1.e4 d6 2.d4 e5 3.Nf3 Nd7 4.Bc4 c6 5.O-O Be7 6.dxe5 dxe5 7.Ng5 Bxg5 8.Qh5 Qe7 9.Bxg5 Ngf6 10.Qh4 Nc5

11.Bxf6 gxf6 12.Nc3 Be6 13.Bxe6 Nxe6 14.Ne2 O-O-O 15.Rad1 Ng5 16.Qg4+ Qe6 17.Qxe6+ fxe6 18.f3 Rxd1, draw.

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Round Four: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Wesley Hellner (USCF 1910) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 12/25/2011

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.Be2 e5 7.Nb3 Be7 8.O-O O-O 9.Be3 Be6 10.Bf3 b5

11.Qd3 Bc4 12.Qd2 Bxf1 13.Rxf1 Nbd7 14.Rd1 Nb6 15.Qc1 Nc4 16.Bg5 b4 17.Ne2 Qc7 18.Ng3 a5 19.Nd2 Nxd2 20.Qxd2 g6 21.Be2 Rfc8 22.Bd3 Rab8 23.Qe3 a4 24.Qf3 Qd8 25.b3 axb3 26.axb3 Ne8 27.Bh6 Ng7 28.Bxg7 Kxg7

29.Bc4 Rxc4 30.bxc4 Qc8 31.Qd3 Qc5 32.Nf1 Rc8 33.Ne3 Bg5 34.Rf1 Bxe3 35.fxe3 Rc6 36.Qe2 Qxc4 37.Qf3 Qe6 38.Rf2 b3 39.cxb3 Rc1+ 40.Rf1 Rxf1+ 41.Qxf1 Qxb3 42.Qf3 Qb1+ 43.Kf2 f5 44.exf5 Qxf5 45.e4 Qxf3+ 46.Kxf3 Kf6

47.h4 h5 48.g3 Ke6 49.Ke3 d5 50.Kd3 dxe4+ 51.Kxe4 Kd6 52.Kd3 Kd5 53.Ke3 e4 54.Ke2 Kd4 55.Kd2 e3+ 56.Ke2 Ke4, White resigns.