Monday, March 25, 2013

Rahway Grand Prix 3/23/2013

On Saturday, I finished with a score of 3-1-0 in the grand prix tournament at Chess Mates.

Round Three: Philidor Counter Gambit

Taran Idnani (USCF 1690) - Jim West (USCF 2204), Rahway NJ 3/23/2013

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.dxe5 fxe4 5.Ng5 d5 6.e6 Bc5 7.Nf7 Qf6 8.Qe2 Bxe6 9.Nxh8 Nc6 10.Nc3 O-O-O 11.Bd2 Nd4 12.Qd1 Nb3

13.Qe2 Nxa1 14.Kd1 Ne7 15.Kc1 Rxh8 16.Kb1 Nxc2 17.Kxc2 Qxf2 18.Qxf2 Bxf2 19.Bg5 Nc6 20.Bb5 Nd4+ 21.Kb1 Nxb5 22.Nxb5 h6 23.Bd2 a6 24.Nc3 e3 25.Be1 Bxe1 26.Rxe1 d4 27.Ne2 Rd8 28.Nf4 Bf5+ 29.Kc1 g5 30.Nh3 d3

31.Rxe3 d2+ 32.Kd1 Bc2+ 33.Kxc2 d1=Q+ 34.Kc2 Qd2+ 35.Kb3 Qxe3+ 36.Kb4 Rd4+ 37.Ka5 Qe5#.