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Sunday, April 27, 2014

4th Saturday Swiss and Quad

When 10 players showed up yesterday for the 4th Saturday quads, the top section became a 6-player Swiss tournament.

Round One: Sicilian Defense, Najdorf Variation

Taran Idnani (USCF 1853) - Jim West (USCF 2215), Rahway NJ 4/26/2014

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 a6 6.f3 e5 7.Nb3 Be7 8.Be3 O-O 9.Qd2 Be6 10.O-O-O Nbd7 11.Qf2 b5 12.g4 Rb8 13.g5 Nh5 14.h4 Qc7 15.Bh3 Nb6

16.Bxb6 Qxb6 17.Qxb6 Rxb6 18.Ne2 Bc4 19.Nc3 Nf4 20.Bf1 Bxf1 21.Rhxf1 f6 22.Rg1 fxg5 23.hxg5 b4 24.Nd5 Nxd5 25.Rxd5 Rxf3 26.Nd2 Rf2 27.Nc4 Rc6 28.b3 Rf4 29.Re1 Bxg5 30.Kb1 Be7 31.Na5 Rc7 32.Nc4 Rf2

33.Nxd6 Rcxc2 34.Nf5 Rb2+ 35.Kc1 Bg5+ 36.Ne3 Rbe2 37.Rxe2 Rxe2 38.Rd3 Rxe3 39.Rxe3 Bxe3+, White resigns.

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Round Two: Sicilian Defense, Dragon Variation

Brandon Jacobson (USCF 1967) - Taran Idnani (USCF 1853), Rahway NJ 4/26/2014

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 g6 5.Nc3 Bg7 6.Be3 Nf6 7.Bc4 O-O 8.Bb3 d6 9.O-O Ng4 10.Nxc6 bxc6 11.Bd2 Ne5 12.Qe2 a5 13.Rfd1 Ba6 14.Qe1 Nc4

15.Bc1 Qc7 16.Bxc4 Bxc4 17.b3 Be6 18.Bb2 Rfd8 19.a4 Rab8 20.Rd3 Rb7 21.Qe3 Rdb8 22.Rad1 Bc4 23.Rd4 Bxb3 24.cxb3 Rxb3 25.Ba1 Bxd4 26.Qxd4 e5 27.Qd2 R8b4 28.g3 Rd4 29.Qc2 Rxd1+ 30.Qxd1 Qb8 31.Kg2 Qb4

32.Qc2 Ra3 33.Bb2 Rb3 34.Na2 Qxa4 35.Nc1 Rxg3+, White resigns.

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