Game 3: Tariq(right) resign his 3rd game against Mas (left)
Game three of Mas-Tariq Malaysian Masters Championship (Quater-Final) proceed today at the Dato' Arthur Tan Chess Centre. As expected, Mas who is leading 2-0 and need only half point to advanced to the semi final win easily with white piece.
IM Mashafizul vs. NJM Muhammad Tariq Amru
Malaysian Masters (Quarterfinal) , Game 3, 1.8.08
1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. g3 d5 4. cxd5 Nxd5 5. Bg2 Nb6 6. d3 Be7 7. a3 Nc6 8. Nf3 Be6 9. O-O f6 10. b4 a5 11. b5 Nd4 12. Nd2 Bd5 13. Nxd5 Nxd5 14. e3 Ne6 15. Qb3 c6 16. Qc4 Qd7 17. Bb2 O-O 18. bxc6 bxc6 19. Bh3 Rfb8 20. Ra2 Kh8 21.d4 ! With his double bishop ready for action, Mas open the game .
Rc7 Bf8 33. Bd4 h6 34. Bf1 Rb1 35. Kg2 Ra8 36. Bd3 Rbb8 37. h4 Rc8 38. Rac2
Rxc7 39. Rxc7 Tariq resign . White extra pawn and double bishop is good enough for a win.
1-0 It's hard to find where exactly black has made the mistake.
Below is the price giving ceremony to the losing quarterfinalist
Mashafizul Helmi presenting RM 500 to Muhammad Tariq Amru ( losing quarter finalists)
on behalf of MCF Honorary Life President - Dato' Tan Chin Nam.
Photo and games send by Mr. Sirajuddin