Wednesday, August 27, 2008

MCF GM Tournament - Day 1

GM Ian Rogers (standing left ) watch GM Saidali Yuldachev (right) vs WIM Zhang Xiaowen ( left) 1-0 . Standing right is the Arbiter - Maung Maung Lwin from Myanmar.



MCF GM tournament start today at the Hotel Cititel Express, Kuala Lumpur. The results is :-

Round 1 : 1st table : FM Myo Zaw Min ( 2486) vs GM Ziaur Rahman (2560) 0-1

2nd table : GM Saidali Yuldachev (2520) vs WIM Zhang Xiaowen (2382) 1-0


3rd table : GM Drazen Sermek (2509) vs IM Mashafizulhelmi (2386) 1-0 ( correction - the results is draw 1/2-1/2..sorry for the mistake. )

When i arrive at the tournament hall at about 6.30 pm, the 1st and 2nd table game has finished. Only table 2 game is still going on and it last until 9 pm with both players are down with less then 5 minutes.


Below are the games for round 1.








GM Saidali Yuldachev (2520) vs WIM Zhang Xiaowen (2382)
Round 1, 26.8.2009

This was the last game to finish ( 9pm!) .When i arrive at the tournament hall they are the only players still playing and below are the position.

The material difference is white has two piece ( two bishops) against black rook, however black passed pawns on g and h file look dangerous. A highly complicated imbalances position!.
1... Rxf4 2. Bf6 Rg8 3. Re7+ Kg6 4. Rxe6 Kf5 5. Rc6
h4 6. Be7 Rxd4 7. Rf6+ Kxe5 8. Rh6 Ra4 9. Bxh4 g2 10. d4+ Kxd4 11. Bf2+ Ke5 12.
Rxa6 Re4 13. Bf3 Rf4 14. Ra3 Rf7 15. Rd3 Rc7 16. Be3 Rd7 17. Bxg2 d4 18. Bf2
Rc8 19. Bg3+ Kf6 20. Be4 Rc1+ 21. Kg2 Rc2+ 22. Kf3 Rxb2 23. Ra3 Rb6 24. Kf4 Kg7
25. Bf5 Rf7 26. Ke4 Rb5 27. Be5+ Kf8 28. Bg6 Rxe5+ 29. Kxe5 Rd7 30. Bf5 Rf7 31.
Be6 Rf1 32. Rg3 Ke8 33. Kd6 d3 34. Rxd3 Ra1 35. Rh3 Ra6+ 36. Ke5 Kd8 37. Rc3
Ra7 38. Kf6 Rc7? ( according to Fritz this was is the blunder move , black could still draw by playing 38...Ra8 ) 39. Rd3+ Ke8 40. Rh3 1-0

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