Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Westfield CC Championship, Day 2

On Sunday, I finished the Westfield Chess Club championship with a score of 1-0-2 plus a half point bye.

Round Three: King's Indian Defense, Lesser Simagin Variation

Todd Lunna (USCF 2248) - Jim West (USCF 2203), Westfield NJ 12/13/2015

1.Nf3 d6 2.g3 g6 3.Bg2 Bg7 4.O-O Nf6 5.c4 O-O 6.Nc3 Nc6 7.d4 Bf5 8.d5 Na5 9.Nd2 c5 10.e4 Bd7 11.Rb1 a6 12.b3 Rb8 13.Bb2 b5 14.h3 e5 15.Qe2 Nh5 16.Kh2 f5

17.exf5 Bxf5 18.Nce4 Bh6 19.Bc3 b4 20.Bb2 Nb7 21.Rbd1 a5 22.Nf3 a4 23.Nh4 Nf4 24.Qc2 Nxg2 25.Kxg2 axb3 26.axb3 Bxe4+ 27.Qxe4 Ra8 28.Ra1 Qd7 

29.Qd3 Bg7 30.Rxa8 Rxa8 31.Bc1 Nd8 32.Rd1 Nf7 33.Be3 Bf6 34.Nf3, draw.

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Round Four: Philidor Counter Gambit

Winston Ni (USCF 1935) - Jim West (USCF 2203), Westfield NJ 12/13/2015

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.Nc3 fxe4 5.Nxe4 d5 6.Nc3 e4 7.Ne5 Nf6 8.Bg5 Bb4 9.Be2 O-O 10.O-O c6 11.f3 Qe8 12.Qd2 Nbd7

13.Nxd7 Bxd7 14.Bxf6 Rxf6 15.fxe4 Rxf1+ 16.Rxf1 Bxc3 17.Qxc3 Qxe4 18.Qf3 Qxf3 19.Bxf3 Re8 20.c3 g6 21.g4 g5 22.h3 h6 23.Kg2 a5 24.a3 Kg7 25.Kg3 Re7 26.Kg2 Be8 27.Rf2 Bg6

28.Re2 Rxe2+ 29.Bxe2 Be4+ 30.Bf3 Bxf3+ 31.Kxf3 a4 32.Ke3 Kf6 33.Kd3 b5 34.Kd2 Ke6 35.Kd3 Kd6 36.Kd2, draw.