Sunday, December 24, 2017

Marshall Saturday Game/60 12/23/2017

On Saturday, I finished with a score of 2-0-1 plus a half point bye in the tournament at the Marshall Chess Club.

Round Two: Philidor Counter Gambit

Christopher Louie (USCF 1544) - Jim West (USCF 2207), Marshall Chess Club 12/23/2017

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.exf5 e4 5.Nfd2 Bxf5 6.Nc3 d5 7.Nb3 Nf6 8.Be2 c6 9.O-O Bd6 10.f3 O-O 

11.fxe4 Nxe4 12.Nxe4 Bxe4 13.Rxf8+ Qxf8 14.c3 Nd7 15.Be3 b6 16.Nd2 Nf6 17.Nxe4 Nxe4 18.Bf3 Re8 19.Bd2 Qf6 20.Bxe4 Rxe4 21.Be1 Qh6 22.h3 Qf4 23.g3 Qf5 24.Kg2 Qe6

25.Qf3 Rxe1 26.Rxe1 Qxe1 27.Qg4 Qe4+ 28.Qxe4 dxe4 29.g4 Kf7 30.Kf2 Bf4 31.a4 Ke6 32.c4 g5 33.b4 Bd2 34.b5 cxb5 35.axb5 Kd6 36.d5 Bf4 37.Ke2 Kc5

38.d6 Kxd6 39.c5+ Kxc5 40.Kf1 Kxb5 41.h4 gxh4 42.g5 Bxg5 43.Ke2 a5 44.Kf2 a4 45.Ke2 a3 46.Kd1 a2 47.Kc2 a1=Q 48.Kb3 Bf6 49.Kc2 Qb2+ 50.Kd1 h3 51.Ke1 h2 52.Kd1 h1=Q#.