Friday, December 15, 2017

Thursday Night Action 12/14/2017

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

Round Four: Sicilian Defense, Rossolimo Variation

Alex Fikiet (USCF 2281) - Jim West (USCF 2211), Marshall Chess Club 12/14/2017

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bb5+ Bd7 4.Bxd7+ Qxd7 5.O-O Nc6 6.c3 Nf6 7.d4 cxd4 8.cxd4 Nxe4 9.d5 Ne5 10.Nxe5 dxe5 11.Re1 Nf6 12.Rxe5 e6 13.Nc3 Bd6 14.dxe6 fxe6 15.Re3 O-O 16.Rd3 Rad8

17.Bf4 Nd5 18.Nxd5 exd5 19.Be3 b6 20.Qd2 Bc5 21.Rd1 Bxe3 22.fxe3 Rfe8 23.Qb4 Qe6 24.Qb3 h6 25.Rxd5 Rxd5 26.Rxd5 Qxe3+ 27.Qxe3 Rxe3 28.Kf2 Re7, draw.