Monday, December 5, 2011

Marshall December Grand Prix, Day 2

In the weekend tournament at the Marshall Chess Club, my final score was 2-1-0 with a half point bye.

Round Four: Sicilian Defense, Sozin Attack

Jim West (USCF 2200) - David Kantey (USCF 1837), Marshall Chess Club 12/4/2011

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 d6 6.Bc4 Qb6 7.Nde2 e6 8.O-O Be7 9.a3 O-O 10.Be3 Qc7 11.Ba2 a6 12.Ng3 b5 13.f4 Bd7 14.f5 Ne5

15.fxe6 Bxe6 16.Nd5 Nxd5 17.Bxd5 Bxd5 18.exd5 Rac8 19.c3 Qd7 20.Bd4 Bg5 21.Qh5 Qg4 22.Qxg4 Nxg4 23.Nf5 Bf6 24.Bxf6 Nxf6 25.Ne7+ Kh8 26.Nxc8 Rxc8 27.Rad1 Rc5 28.Rd4 Kg8 29.Rfd1 Kf8 30.a4 Ke7 31.axb5 axb5 32.R1d3 Kd7

33.b3 Ke7 34.c4 bxc4 35.bxc4 Nd7 36.Ra3 Ne5 37.Ra4 Kf6 38.Kf2 h5 39.h3 g5 40.Ke3 Kf5 41.Re4 h4 42.Rb4 f6 43.Ra4 Kg6 44.Kd4 Kf5 45.Re2 g4 46.Rf2+ Kg5 47.hxg4 Nxg4 48.Rb2 Kf4 49.Rb6 Rc8 50.Rxd6 Kg3 51.Ra2 Rb8

52.Rda6 Rb1 53.R6a3+ Kf4 54.Rf3+ Kg5 55.Ra8 Rg1 56.Rg8+ Kh5 57.Rf5+, Black resigns.