Monday, December 11, 2017

Westfield Club Championship 12/10/2017

On Sunday, I finished with a score of 2-0-0 plus two half point byes in the club championship at Westfield.

Round Three: Philidor Counter Gambit

Alan Hu (USCF 1792) - Jim West (USCF 2202), Westfield NJ 12/10/2017

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.exf5 e4 5.Ng5 Nf6 6.Bc4 d5 7.Bb3 Bxf5 8.c3 h6 9.Nh3 Bd6 10.Nf4 c6 11.Nh5 O-O 12.Nxf6+ Qxf6 13.Be3 Nd7

14.Qd2 Qg6 15.g3 Bg4 16.Bd1 Nf6 17.Bxg4 Nxg4 18.Na3 Nxe3 19.Qxe3 Rf3 20.Qd2 Bxa3 21.bxa3 Raf8 22.O-O b5 23.Rae1 Rd3 24.Qb2 Rff3 25.Re3 h5 26.Rxd3 Rxd3 27.Re1 h4 28.Qc2 hxg3 29.hxg3 Qg4

30.Qc1 e3 31.fxe3 Qxg3+ 32.Kf1 Qh2 33.Rd1 Rxd1+ 34.Qxd1 Qh1+ 35.Ke2 Qxd1+ 36.Kxd1 Kf7 37.Ke2 Kf6 38.Kf2 Kf5 39.Kf3 g5 40.Kg3 Ke4 41.Kg4 Kxe3 42.Kxg5 Kd3 43.Kf5 Kxc3 44.Ke5 a6, White resigns.

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Round Four: Grob Reversed

Jim West (USCF 2202) - Lev Zilbermintz (USCF 2081), Westfield NJ 12/10/2017

1.Nf3 g5 2.Nxg5 e5 3.d3 Be7 4.Nf3 Nc6 5.e4 Nf6 6.Nc3 d5 7.Bg5 Be6 8.Bxf6 Bxf6 9.exd5 Bxd5 10.Nxd5 Qxd5 11.c3 O-O-O 12.Qb3 Qd7 13.O-O-O Rhg8 14.g3 Nd4 15.Nxd4 exd4 16.Bg2 c6

17.c4 Kb8 18.Rhe1 h5 19.Be4 Qd6 20.h4 Rde8 21.Kb1 Re5 22.Rc1 Qc5 23.a3 a5 24.Qc2 Ka7 25.Qd2 Qd6 26.Bf3 Rf5 27.Be4 Re5 28.Bh7 Rge8 29.c5 Qc7 30.Rxe5 Rxe5 31.Be4 Be7 32.Qf4 f6 33.Bg6 Qd7 34.Qd2 Qc7 35.b4 Kb8

36.Be4 Bf8 37.f4 Re7 38.Qf2 f5 39.Bxf5 Re3 40.Be4 Qg7 41.Rc4 Be7 42.bxa5 Qg4 43.Qb2 Rxg3 44.a6 Rg1+ 45.Ka2 Qd7 46.Rxd4 Qc7 47.Qxb7+ Qxb7 48.axb7 Bf6 49.Rd6 Ra1+ 50.Kb3 Bxh4 51.Rxc6 Rb1+ 52.Ka4 Rxb7

53.Rb6 Rxb6 54.cxb6 Bf2 55.Kb5 h4 56.a4 h3 57.a5 h2 58.a6 h1=Q 59.a7+ Kc8 60.a8=Q+ Kd7 61.Bxh1 Bd4 62.Qd5+ Kc8 63.Qxd4, Black resigns.