Wednesday, December 21, 2016

From Westfield Quads with Lev

Candidate master Lev Zilbermintz [pictured] won this game in Sunday's quads at Westfield.

Round Two: Philidor Counter Gambit

Eric Yuhan Li (USCF 2067) - Lev Zilbermintz (USCF 1955), Westfield NJ 12/18/2016

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.Nc3 fxe4 5.Nxe4 Nf6 6.Nxf6+ gxf6 7.Bd3 Be6 8.O-O Nc6 9.Bb5 Bd7 10.d5 Ne7 11.Bc4 Ng6 12.Be3 Qe7 13.Qe2 Bg7 14.a4 O-O

15.Qd2 f5 16.Bg5 Qf7 17.Bh6 e4 18.Nd4 f4 19.Bxg7 Qxg7 20.Ne6 Bxe6 21.dxe6 Kh8 22.Kh1 Nh4 23.Rg1 Qe5 24.Qd5 Ng6 25.Rad1 c6 26.Qxe5 Nxe5 27.Rd4 Rae8 28.Bb3 Ng4 29.Rf1 d5 30.Rd2 Rf6 31.h3 Nh6 32.Rfd1 Re7

33.c4 f3 34.gxf3 Rxf3 35.Kg2 Rxb3, and Black wins in ? moves.