Sunday, August 30, 2009

Merdeka Rapid 2009 (Part 2)

Below is a short drawn game between former National player - Mohd Fairin Zakaria against WIM Nafisa Muminova - the current Uzbekistan Women Champion.

Mohd Fairin Zakaria (MICS) vs. WIM Nafisa Muminova (Astro Ladies)
Merdeka Rapid Team, 29.8.09
1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 e6 3. Bf4 c5 4. e3 Qb6 5. Nc3 Qxb2 6. Nb5 Nd5 7. Rb1 Qxa2 8. Ra1
WIM Nafisa Muminova (right) thinking about his 8th move against Fairin (left)

8...Qb2 9.Rb1 Qa2 10.Ra1 Qb2 11.Rb1 Qa2 1/2-1/2 draw. Fairin could try for more with 11.Bc4! but the play is quite complicated for e.g 11...Qb4+ 12.Nd2 a6 13.Nd6+ Bxd6 14.Bxd6

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