Friday, April 10, 2009

IM Kore Continues his Gallant Run in Doeberl Cup Round 4

IM Kore will need to win this game in order to keep up. The other 3 pointers in the game were IM Sengupta Deep & IM Mas Hafizulhelmi at board 1. He won IM Swayangsu Satyapragyan in 30 moves of mating attack.

Event: Doeberl Cup 2009 Board: 2

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White: IM Kore Akshayraj      Black: IM Swayangsu Satyapragyan
Result: 1-0

1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 e6 5. Nc3 Qc7 6. Be2 a6 7. O-O Nf6 8. Kh1 Be7 9. f4 d6 A standard opening line of Sicilian Scheveningen 10. Nxc6 bxc6 11. b3 O-O 12. Bb2 From here i can see White has a plan on kingside attack e5 13. Qd3 Nd7 14. Qg3 exf4 15. Rxf4 Ne5 16. Raf1 Be6 17. Nd1 f6 18. Ne3 Ng6 19. Nf5 a5 20. Rg4 Bd8 21. Rxg6 hxg6 22. Qxg6 a4 23. Bd3 Bxf5 24. Qxf5 g6? In this move I feel it was dangerous to open it up as White has active Rook, Queen & Bishops targeting at h7 & g7 square respectively.


25. Qxg6+ Qg7 26. Qf5 Ra5 27. Qe6+ Kh8 28. e5 dxe5 29. Rf3 Qf7 leads to instant checkmate in four moves. Black should play Rf7 30. Ba3 c5 31. Bc4 Qf8 32. Rh3+ Kg8 33. Qg4+ Qg7 34. Qc8 Raa7 35. Qxd8+ Qf8 36. Qxf6 which only delay the game 30. Qh3+ 1-0

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