Nice Kansas Open Win

Jul 17, 2009, 3:35 PM |

Last week, I played in the Kansas Open.  It was a strong tournament and I was the lowest rated player entered in the tournament.  In round one, I drew a 1900 player as White in the French Defense.  I allowed a strong sacrifice in round two and missed the drawing defense.  In round three, I was up two pawns and on the attack when I hung my rook in time pressure.  The fourth round featured a Maroczy Bind which led to a drawn ending.  So, I want to win the last round in order to have a decent finish.  Below is my last round game which I have