Monday, November 29, 2021

2 PCG Games 11/28/2021

Philidor Counter Gambit

mirza_enamul (Chess.com 1760) - JimWest (Chess.com 1825), Chess.com 11/28/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.h3 f5 4.exf5 Bxf5 5.d3 Nf6 6.Nc3 Be7 7.Bg5 O-O 8.Be2 h6 9.Bxf6 gxf6 10.Nh4 Bh7 11.Nd5 f5 12.Nxe7+ Qxe7 13.g3 Nc6 14.Qd2 f4 15.O-O-O Nd4


16.Nf3 Nxe2+ 17.Qxe2 fxg3 18.Rhg1 Kh8 19.Rxg3 Qf7 20.Rdg1 Qxa2 21.Nxe5 Rae8 22.Ng6+ Bxg6 23.Rxg6 Qa1+, White resigns.

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Philidor Counter Gambit

ponouangoula (lichess 2219) - JimWest (lichess 2194), lichess 11/28/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.dxe5 fxe4 5.Nfd2 d5 6.f4 Bc5 7.Nb3 Bb6 8.Nc3 Ne7 9.Qh5+ g6 10.Qh4 O-O 11.Na4 Nf5 12.Qxd8 Rxd8 13.Nxb6 axb6 14.g4 Ne7 15.h3 c5 16.Bg2 Nbc6 17.c3 Be6 18.O-O d4


19.Bd2 e3 20.f5 Bxb3 21.f6 exd2 22.fxe7 Nxe7 23.axb3 Rxa1 24.Rxa1 dxc3 25.bxc3 d1=Q+, White resigns.

Sunday, November 28, 2021

PCG Reversed & PCG 11/27/2021

Philidor Counter Gambit Reversed

JimWest (Chess.com 1810) - zmoj (Chess.com 1931), Chess.com 11/27/2021

1.e3 e5 2.e4 Nf6 3.d3 Bc5 4.f4 d6 5.c3 O-O 6.f5 d5 7.Qf3 dxe4 8.dxe4 b6 9.Bg5 Nbd7 10.Nd2 Bb7 11.O-O-O Qe7 12.Bc4 a5 13.Ne2 c6 14.g4 b5 15.Bd3 h6 16.h4 Qe8


17.Bxf6 Nxf6 18.g5 Nh7 19.gxh6 g6 20.Qg2 Kh8 21.Ng3 Rg8 22.Qf3 Rd8 23.Bc2 Rd6 24.Nb3 Rxd1+ 25.Rxd1 Bb6 26.Nd2 a4 27.a3 Qe7 28.Rf1 Qxh4 29.fxg6 fxg6 30.Rh1 Qf6 31.Qxf6+ Nxf6 32.Rf1 Nh7 33.Nf3 Be3+ 34.Kb1 Bf4


35.Ne2 Rf8 36.Nxf4 Rxf4 37.Bd3 c5 38.Nxe5 Rxf1+ 39.Bxf1 Bxe4+ 40.Kc1 c4 41.Bh3 Nf6 42.Nf7+ Kh7 43.Kd2 Bc6 44.Ke3 Kg8 45.Be6 Kf8 46.Ng5 Ke7 47.Bh3 Kf8 48.Kd4 Kg8 49.Kc5 Be8 50.Kd6 Nh7


51.Be6+ Kh8 52.Nf7+ Bxf7 53.Bxf7 Nf6 54.Bxg6 Ng4 55.Be8 Ne3 56.Bxb5 Nd1 57.Bxc4 Nxb2 58.Be2 Kh7 59.c4 Kxh6 60.c5, Black resigns.

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Philidor Counter Gambit

NoName1000121001 (lichess 2165) - JimWest (kichess 2211), lichess 11/27/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d5 f5 4.exf5 e4 5.Nfd2 Bxf5 6.Qh5+ g6 7.Qe2 c6 8.Nxe4 Be7 9.Bg5 d5 10.Bxe7 Nxe7 11.Nc5 b6 12.Ne6 Qd7 13.Ng7+ Kf7 14.Nxf5 Nxf5 15.Qf3 Re8+ 16.Be2 Kg7


17.c3 Qe6 18.Nd2 Nh4 19.Qd3 Nxg2+ 20.Kf1 Nf4 21.Qe3 Qf7 22.Qf3 Nxe7 23.Re1 Nxd4 24.Qxf7+ Kxf7 25.cxd4 Nd7 26.Kg2 Nf6 27.Nf3 Kg7 28.Ng5 Nh5 29.Ne6+ Rxe6 30.Rxe6 Nf4+, White resigns.

Saturday, November 27, 2021

PCG Reversed & PCG 11/26/2021

Philidor Counter Gambit Reversed

JimWest (Chess.com 1810) - Bro_Ify (Chess.com 1730), Chess.com 11/26/2021

1.e3 e5 2.e4 Nf6 3.d3 Bc5 4.f4 exf4 5.Bxf4 d6 6.c3 a6 7.Nf3 Bg4 8.Be2 Nh5 9.Bg3 Nxg3 10.hxg3 Bxf3 11.Bxf3 Qg5 12.Rh3 Nd7 13.d4 Bb6 14.Qd2 Qa5 15.Na3 Qa4 16.Qc2 Qa5 17.Nc4 Qg5 18.Nxb6 Nxb6

19.Qc1 Qb5 20.Be2 Qc6 21.Qc2 O-O-O 22.O-O-O Nc4 23.Bxc4 Qxc4 24.Kb1 f6 25.Qd3 Qe6 26.Qf3 Rde8 27.Re1 g6 28.Rhh1 h5 29.Rhf1 Rhf8 30.d5 Qe5 31.Qf4 Kb8 32.Qxe5 Rxe5 33.Kc2 Kc8 34.Kd3 f5

35.Kd4 Rfe8 36.c4 Rxe4+ 37.Rxe4 Rxe4+ 38.Kd3 c5 39.dxc6 bxc6 40.b4 Kc7 41.a4 d5 42.cxd5 Rxb4 43.Rc1 Rb3+ 44.Kd4 Rxg3 45.Rxc6+ Kb7 46.a5 g5 47.Rb6+ Kc7 48.Rxa6 Rxg2 49.Ke5 f4 50.d6+ Kd7 51.Ra7+ Kd8

52.Ra8+ Kd7 53.Ra7+ Kc8 54.Ra8+ Kd7 55.Ra7+, draw.

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Philidor Counter Gambit

deelshot (lichess 2061) - JimWest (lichess 2208), lichess 11/26/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.Nc3 fxe4 5.Nxe4 d5 6.Bg5 Be7 7.Bxe7 Qxe7

8.Nc5 exd4+ 9.Be2 Qxc5 10.O-O Ne7 11.Bd3 O-O 12.Ne5 Bf5 13.Bxf5 Rxf5 14.Re1 Nbc6 15.Nd7 Qd6, White resigns.

Friday, November 26, 2021

PCG Reversed & PCG 11/25/2021

Philidor Counter Gambit Reversed

JimWest (Chess.com 1810) - Fingolfin711 (Chess.com 1676), Chess.com 11/25/2021

1.e3 e5 2.e4 Nf6 3.d3 d5 4.f4 Nc6 5.fxe5 Nxe5 6.d4 Bg4 7.Be2 Bxe2 8.Qxe2 Ng6 9.e5 Ne4 10.Nf3 Be7 11.O-O O-O 12.c3 c5 13.Nd2 Nxd2 14.Bxd2 Re8 15.Rae1 a6 16.Be3 c4 17.Qd2 b5 18.a3 a5


19.Ng5 Bxg5 20.Bxg5 Qb6 21.Qf2 Qe6 22.Qf5 h6 23.Qxe6 fxe6 24.Bd2 Rf8 25.g3 Ne7 26.Kg2 Rxf1 27.Rxf1 Rf8 28.Rxf8+ Kxf8 29.g4 g5 30.h4 gxh4 31.Bxh6+ Kf7 32.Bg5 Ng6 33.Kh3 a4 34.Bxh4 Nf4+ 35.Kg3 Nd3 36.Bd8 Nxb2


37.Ba5 Kg6 38.Kh4 Nd3 39.Kg3 Ne1 40.Bb4 Nc2 41.Bc5 Ne3 42.Bb4 Nc2 43.Bc5 Ne3 44.Bb4 Nc2, draw.

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Philidor Counter Gambit

trandaferrari (lichess 2274) - JimWest (lichess 2220), lichess 11/25/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bc4 f5 4.d3 c6 5.Nc3 Nf6 6.O-O f4 7.d4 Qc7 8.dxe5 dxe5 9.Ng5 h6 10.Nf7 Rh7 11.a4 g5 12.Qd3 Rxf7 13.Bxf7+ Kxf7 14.b3 Be6 15.Bb2 Na6 16.Rad1 Be7


17.Qe2 g4 18.Rd2 Rg8 19.f3 gxf3 20.Rxf3 Ng4 21.Nd1 Bc5+ 22.Kh1 Ke8 23.Qe1 Ne3 24.Qh4 Nxd1 25.Rxd1 Bg4 26.Qxh6 Bxf3 27.Qe6+ Kf8 28.Qf6+ Ke8 29.Qe6+ Kf8 30.Qf6+ Ke8 31.Qe6+, draw.

Thursday, November 25, 2021

2 PCG Games 11/24/2021

Philidor Counter Gambit

Onithadinudikadesilva (Chess.com 1731) - JimWest (Chess.com 1813), Chess.com 11/24/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.exf5 e4 5.Qe2 Qe7


6.Nbd2 exf3, White resigns.

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Philidor Counter Gambit

ozceliks (lichess 2208) - JimWest (lichess 2214), lichess 11/24/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.Bc4 f5 4.d4 Nc6 5.Ng5 Nh6 6.dxe5 dxe5 7.O-O Qxd1 8.Rxd1 f4 9.c3 Be7 10.Ne6 Bxe6 11.Bxe6 Rd8 12.Rxd8+ Nxd8 13.Bb3 Ng4 14.h3 Nf6 15.Nd2 Kd7 16.f3 Bc5+ 17.Kf1 Nc6


18.Bd5 Nxd5 19.exd5 Ne7 20.c4 Nf5 21.Nb3 Ng3+ 22.Ke1 Bb4+ 23.Kd1 g5 24.Bd2 Bxd2 25.Kxd2 b6 26.a4 a5 27.Kd3 Re8 28.Nd2 h5 29.Ne4 Nxe4 30.Kxe4 Kd6 31.Rg1 Rg8 32.g3 fxg3 33.Rxg3 h4 34.Rg1 Rf8


35.b3 Rf4+ 36.Ke3 Rf5 37.Ke4 Rf4+ 38.Ke3 Rf5 39.Rg4 Ke7 40.Rg1 Kd6, draw.

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

PCG & PCG Reversed 11/23/2021

Philidor Counter Gambit

maturner (Chess.com 1775) - JimWest (Chess.com 1819), Chess.com 11/23/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.dxe5 fxe4 5.Nd4 d5 6.Be2 Bc5 7.Be3 Bxd4 8.Bxd4 Ne7 9.O-O O-O 10.Na3 c6 11.c4 Be6 12.cxd5 cxd5 13.Nb5 Nbc6 14.Bc3 Qd7 15.Nd6 Nf5


16.Nxf5 Rxf5 17.Bg4 Rg5 18.Bxe6+ Qxe6 19.f4 exf3 20.Qxf3 Nxe5 21.Qf4 Rh5 22.Rae1 Re8 23.g4 Rh4 24.Qxe5 Qb6+, White forfeits.

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Philidor Counter Gambit Reversed

JimWest (lichess 2201) - adarlapelea (lichess 2297), lichess 11/23/2021

1.e3 e5 2.e4 Nf6 3.d3 Bc5 4.f4 d6 5.c3 Nc6 6.Nf3 O-O 7.f5 d5 8.Qc2 dxe4 9.dxe4 Ng4 10.h3 Nf2 11.Rh2 Qd6 12.g4 Rd8 13.Rxf2 Bxf2+ 14.Kxf2 b6 15.Be3 Bb7 16.Nbd2 g6 17.Be2 Kg7 18.Rd1 Qe7


19.f6+ Qxf6 20.Bg5 Qe6 21.Bxd8 Rxd8 22.Bc4 Qe7 23.Bd5 Na5 24.Bxb7 Nxb7 25.Nc4 Rxd1 26.Qxd1 Nc5 27.Qd5 f6 28.g5 Nd7 29.gxf6+ Kxf6 30.Ne3 h5 31.Qc6+ Kg7 32.Nd5 Qf7 33.Qxc7 g5


34.Ke3 Qe6 35.Qd8 Kg6 36.Qxg5+, Black resigns.

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

PCG Reversed & PCG 11/22/2021

Philidor Counter Gambit Reversed

JimWest (Chess.com 1812) - JerryGr (Chess.com 1683), Chess.com 11/22/2021

1.e3 e5 2.e4 Nf6 3.d3 d5 4.f4 Nc6 5.fxe5 Nxe5 6.d4 Nc6 7.e5 Ne4 8.Nf3 Be7 9.Bb5 O-O 10.O-O Bg4 11.c3 f6 12.Qe1 fxe5 13.Bxc6 bxc6 14.Nxe5 Bd7 15.Rxf8+ Bxf8 16.Nd2 Nxd2 17.Bxd2 Be8 18.b4 Bd6


19.a3 Bd7 20.Qe2 Qe7 21.Re1 Re8 22.Qa6 Bxe5 23.Rxe5 Qf6 24.Rxe8+ Bxe8 25.Qxa7 Qd6 26.Qa6 Qg6 27.Qe2 Bd7 28.a4 Qb1+ 29.Be1 Kf7 30.a5 Bc8 31.h3 Qf5 32.Qf2 Ke8 33.Qxf5 Bxf5 34.a6 Bc8 35.a7 Bb7


36.Bg3 Kd7 37.Be5 g6 38.Kf2 Kc8 39.Ke3 Ba8 40.Kf4 Kb7 41.Kg5 Kxa7 42.Bxc7 Ka6 43.Kh6 Kb5 44.Kxh7 Kc4 45.Bd6 Kxc3 46.Bc5 Bb7 47.Kxg6 Ba6 48.g4 Kd3 49.Kf6 Ke3 50.h4 Kf4 51.g5 Bd3 52.h5 Kg4 53.h6 Kh5


54.Be7 Bc2 55.Kg7, Black resigns.

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Philidor Counter Gambit

ttzz (lichess 2160) - JimWest (lichess 2196), lichess 11/22/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Bc4 d6 3.Nf3 f5 4.d3 c6 5.Nc3 Nf6 6.Ng5 d5 7.exd5 cxd5 8.Bb3 Bb4 9.O-O Bxc3 10.bxc3 O-O 11.f4 exf4 12.Bxf4 Nc6 13.Qf3 h6 14.Nh3 Kh8 15.Kh1 d4


16.cxd4 Nxd4 17.Qe3 Nxb3 18.Bxh6 Ng4 19.Bxg7+ Kxg7, White resigns.

Monday, November 22, 2021

PCG & PCG Reversed 11/21/2021

Philidor Counter Gambit

ELIYAB10 (Chess.com 1787) - JimWest (Chess.com 1802), Chess.com 11/21/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.exf5 e4 5.Qe2 Qe7 6.Ng5 Nf6 7.Nc3 Nc6 8.d5 Nd4 9.Qc4 Nxc2+ 10.Kd1 Nxa1 11.Nb5 Kd8 12.Bd3 Bxf5 13.Re1 Qd7


14.Nd4 Bg4+ 15.f3 exf3 16.Nde6+ Kc8 17.Qxg4, White resigns.

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Philidor Counter Gambit Reversed

JimWest (lichess 2193) - stoula (lichess 2029), lichess 11/21/2021

1.e3 e5 2.e4 Nf6 3.d3 Nc6 4.f4 d5 5.fxe5 Nxe5 6.d4 Nc4 7.exd5 Qxd5 8.Qe2+ Be6 9.Nc3 Bb4 10.Qxc4 Qxc4 11.Bxc4 Bxc4 12.Bd2 O-O 13.O-O-O c6 14.Nf3 a5 15.Rde1 Rfe8


16.Rxe8+ Rxe8 17.Re1 Rxe1+ 18.Bxe1 Bd6 19.h3 Nd5 20.Nxd5 Bxd5 21.Bxa5 c5 22.dxc5 Bxc5 23.b3 f6 24.Kd1 Kf7 25.Ke2 Be4 26.Ne1 g5 27.a4 h5 28.Bd2 Kg6 29.c4 f5 30.b4 Bd4 31.a5 g4 32.hxg4 hxg4


33.b5 Kf6 34.a6 bxa6 35.bxa6 Ke5 36.Be3 Bc3 37.Nd3+ Kd6 38.Nf4 Bb4 39.a7 Ba8 40.Nd5 Bc5 41.g3 Bxa7 42.Bxa7 Bxd5 43.cxd5 Kxd5 44.Ke3 Ke5 45.Bb8+ Kf6 46.Kf4, Black resigns.

Sunday, November 21, 2021

PCG Reversed & PCG 11/20/2021

Philidor Counter Gambit Reversed

JimWest (Chess.com 1804) - rjr_chess (Chess.com 1823), Chess.com 11/20/2021

1.e3 e5 2.e4 Nf6 3.d3 d5 4.f4 exf4 5.e5 Ng4 6.Nf3 Ne3 7.Bxe3 fxe3 8.d4 Bg4 9.Be2 Bxf3 10.Bxf3 Qh4+ 11.g3 Qd8 12.O-O g6 13.Qd3 c6 14.Qxe3 Nd7 15.c3 Qe7 16.Nd2 O-O-O


17.Bg4 h5 18.Bxd7+ Rxd7 19.Nb3 h4 20.Nc5 Rd8 21.Qf3 hxg3 22.hxg3 Qg5 23.Kg2 Bxc5 24.dxc5 Rh5 25.Qf4 Qe7 26.Qxf7 Qxc5 27.Rae1 Rdh8 28.Qe6+ Kc7 29.Qd6+ Qxd6 30.exd6+ Kxd6 31.Rf6+ Kc5


32.Rxg6 Rh2+ 33.Kf3 Rxb2 34.Re7 Kc4 35.Rgg7 Rxa2 36.Rxb7 a5 37.Rbc7 c5 38.Rg4+ Kxc3 39.Rxc5+ Kb3 40.Rxd5 Ra8 41.Re4 Rc2 42.Rb5+ Ka3 43.Ree5 a4 44.Re4 Ka2 45.Rbb4 a3 46.Re2 Rac8 47.Rxc2+ Rxc2


48.g4 Ka1 49.Kf4 a2 50.Kf5 Rb2 51.Ra4 Kb1 52.g5 a1=Q 53.Rxa1+ Kxa1 54.g6 Rf2+ 55.Kg5 Kb2 56.g7 Kc3 57.Kh6 Rh2+ 58.Kg6 Kd4 59.g8=Q Rg2+ 60.Kf7 Rxg8 61.Kxg8, draw.

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Philidor Counter Gambit

Araweth (lichess 2287) - JimWest (lichess 2202), lichess 11/20/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.exf5 e4 5.Ng5 Nf6 6.Nc3 d5 7.Ne6 Bxe6 8.fxe6 Bb4 9.Bg5 O-O 10.Be2 Qd6 11.Bxf6 Rxf6 12.Bg4 c6 13.O-O Bxc3 14.bxc3 Na6 15.Rb1 b6 16.Qe2 Nc7


17.f3 exf3 18.Rxf3 Rxf3 19.gxf3 Re8 20.Re1 Qa3 21.Qe5 Qxc3 22.Re3 Qd2 23.Re2 Qd1+ 24.Kg2 Nb5 25.e7 Nxd4 26.Be6+ Kh8 27.Re1 Qxf3+ 28.Kg1 Nxe6 29.Qxe6 Qf6 30.Rf1 Qxe6 31.Rf8+ Qg8, White resigns.

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Je ne sais pas

Am I the reincarnation of Philidor?

Friday, November 19, 2021

2 PCG Games 11/18/2021

Philidor Counter Gambit

avysk (Chess.com 1846) - JimWest (Chess.com 1839), Chess.com 11/18/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.exf5 e4 5.Ng5 Nf6 6.Ne6 Bxe6 7.fxe6 d5 8.f4 Bd6 9.f5 O-O 10.Bg5 c6 11.Nc3 Qc7 12.Qe2 Bg3+ 13.Kd1 Bf4 14.Bxf6 Rxf6 15.g4 Na6


16.Nxe4 dxe4 17.Qxe4 Nb4 18.c4 Re8 19.a3 Na6 20.b4 Bg5 21.h4 Qf4 22.Qxf4 Bxf4 23.Kc2 h5 24.Be2 hxg4 25.Bxg4 g6 26.Rhg1 Be3 27.Rg2 Bxd4 28.Rd1 c5 29.bxc5 Bxc5 30.Rd7 Re7 31.Bh3 Rg7


32.Rxg6 Rgxg6 33.e7 Bxe7 34.Rxe7 Rg7, White resigns.

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Philidor Counter Gambit

adil3 (lichess 2118) - JimWest (lichess 2199), lichess 11/18/2021

1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 f5 4.dxe5 fxe4 5.Ng5 d5 6.c4 Bb4+ 7.Nc3 d4 8.a3 Bxc3+ 9.bxc3 e3 10.fxe3 Qxg5 11.exd4 Qh4+ 12.Kd2 Ne7 13.Kc2 O-O 14.g3 Qe4+ 15.Bd3 Qg2+ 16.Bd2 Bf5


17.Bxf5 Nxf5 18.Kb2 Ne3 19.Qe1 Qxd2+ 20.Qxd2 Nxc4+ 21.Kc2 Nxd2 22.Kxd2 Nc6 23.Raf1 Na5 24.Kd3 c6 25.Rf4 b5 26.Rhf1 Nc4 27.a4 Nb2+ 28.Ke4 Nxa4 29.d5 Nxc3+ 30.Kd4 Nxd5 31.Rxf8+ Rxf8 32.Rxf8+ Kxf8


33.Kc5 b4 34.Kxc6 b3 35.e6 Ne7+ 36.Kd6 b2 37.g4 b1=Q 38.h4 Qd1+ 39.Ke5 Qxg4 40.h5 Qxh5+ 41.Kd6 Qd5+ 42.Kc7 Qxe6 43.Kb8 Qd7 44.Ka8 a5 45.Kb8 a4 46.Ka8 a3 47.Kb8 a2 48.Ka8 a1=Q+ 49.Kb8 Qaa7#.