Saturday, January 30, 2010

“mamak trick” at the highest level!

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Anish Giri and Wesley so , the chess supertalents met in the 11 the round of corus B and what a game!

Anish sacrificed a piece and move menacingly to the white King. Then suddenly the attacked stalled .With 2 minutes left, Giri makes another sacrifice and hoped for a swindle or ” mamak trick”

So somehow failed to see 36…Rf1. With that move So resigned , Giri gains an important point to lead Corus B by a point and win 2 ardent fans in Abdullah che  Hassan and Kamaluddin Yusof (kings of mamak trick malaysia!)

Giri  admits he is lucky .So unlucky for wesley!

 

 

[Event "Corus B"]
[Site "Wijk aan Zee NED"]
[Date "2010.01.29"]
[Round "11"]
[White "So, W."]
[Black "Giri, A."]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C42"]
[WhiteElo "2656"]
[BlackElo "2588"]
[PlyCount "72"]
[EventDate "2010.01.16"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Nc6 7. O-O Be7 8.Re1 Bg4 9. c3 f5 10. Qb3 O-O 11. Nbd2 Na5 12. Qc2 Nc6 13. b4 a6 14. a4 Bd6 15.Ba3 Kh8 16. Qb2 Ne7 17. Ne5 Bxe5 18. dxe5 Ng6 19. f3 Nxe5 20. Bf1 Qf6 21. fxe4 fxe4 22. Kh1 b5 23. Nb3 Qh4 24. Qd2 Rf5 25. Nd4

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Black is slightly better with 2 pawns for a piece with an attack

25… Rh5 26. h3 Rf8 27. Re3 Rf2

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Giri attack is muffled and white gaining ground

28.Qe1 Qf6 29. Kg1 Rf4 30. hxg4 Nxg4

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black sacrifice one more piece and in the state of desperado.white is totally winning according to fritz 12

 

 

31. Rh3 Rxh3 32. gxh3 Nf2 33. Qe3 Qg5+ 34.
Bg2 Nd1 35. Qc1 Qg3 36. Ne2 ??

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What a blunder!So must have been napping  to make the last move.

36…Rf1+ 0-1

 

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