Tuesday, December 5, 2017

FIDE Mondays 12/4/2017

On Monday, I finished with a score of 3-2-1 in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Six: Bird's Opening

John Brendel (USCF 1920) - Jim West (USCF 2200), Marshall Chess Club 12/4/2017

1.f4 g6 2.b3 Bg7 3.Nc3 d5 4.e3 Nf6 5.Bb2 O-O 6.d4 c5 7.Nf3 cxd4 8.exd4 Bg4 9.Qd2 Bxf3 10.gxf3 e6 11.O-O-O Nc6 12.Kb1 Qa5

13.Ne2 Qxd2 14.Rxd2 Rfc8 15.c3 Nh5 16.Rc2 Ne7 17.Bc1 Rc7 18.Ng3 Nxg3 19.hxg3 Nf5 20.g4 Ng3 21.Rg1 Nxf1 22.Rxf1 Rac8 23.Be3 Rxc3 24.Rxc3 Rxc3 25.Re1 b5 26.f5 exf5 27.Bd2 Rc8 28.gxf5 Bxd4 29.fxg6 hxg6 30.Re7 Bb6

31.b4 Kg7 32.Re5 Kf6 33.f4 Bc7 34.Rxd5 Rd8 35.Bc3+ Ke6 36.Rxb5 Bxf4 37.Ra5 Rd7 38.Ra6+ Kf5 39.b5 g5 40.Rf6+ Ke4 41.Kc2 Rc7 42.Kb3 Rxc3+, White resigns.