Saturday, October 04, 2008

2008 Commonwealth Chess Championship Round 8: Mas win!

IM Mashafizul win his 8th round game against Indian - Soman Satchisanand ( FIDE 2251) n round 8 yesterday. He will be paired against another Indian - Phadke Sohan (photo right) (FIDE 2283) in round 9 today. Mas now collected 5.5 points from 8 round...not bad if you look at the score but all of his opponent is rated lower then him so far... so he must continue his momentum to regain back his rating loss. Phadke will be his 9th straight Indian opponent in this tournament!

Satchidanand,Soman (2251) - Hafizulhelmi,Mas (2385)
Commonwealth Chess Championship 2008 Nagpur India,
Round 8, 03.10.2008

1.d4 Nf6 2.Nf3 e6 3.Bg5 c5 4.e3 Qb6 5.Qc1 Nc6 6.c3 d5 7.Nbd2 h6 8.Bh4 g5 9.Bg3 Nh5 10.Be2 Nxg3 11.hxg3 Bg7 12.g4 e5 13.Nxe5 Nxe5 14.dxe5 Bxe5 15.e4 dxe4 16.Nxe4 Bf4 17.Qc2 Be6 18.Rd1 Ke7 19.b3 Rad8 20.Rxd8 Kxd8 21.g3 Be5 22.Rf1 f5 23.f4 Bg7 24.Nd2 fxg4 25.f5 Bd7 26.Ne4 Re8 27.f6 Bf8 28.f7 Re7 29.Qd3 c4 30.bxc4 Qg6 31.Nc5 Qxd3 32.Nxd3 h5 33.Rh1 h4 34.gxh4 Bc6 35.Rg1 Bf3 36.Nc1 gxh4 37.Kd2 Bh6+ 38.Kd3 Rxf7 39.Nb3 h3 40.Bxf3 Rxf3+ 0–1

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