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Sunday, December 16, 2007

Brilliancy in Commonwealth!!!!!!!

You can see the analysis below
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3 Bb4 5. Bg5 Nbd7 6. e3 c5 7. Qc2 h6 $146 ({
RR} 7... Qa5 8. Nd2 ({RR} 8. Bxf6 Nxf6 9. Nd2 Bd7 10. Nb3 Qa4 11. Bd3 Rc8 12.
O-O Bxc3 13. bxc3 dxc4 14. Be4 cxb3 15. axb3 Qb5 16. Rxa7 cxd4 17. Rxb7 Qa6 18.
Rb4 Nxe4 19. Qxe4 dxc3 20. Qd4 O-O 21. Qxd7 Qxf1+ 22. Kxf1 c2 {
Pulcherio,C-Palau,L/Montevideo 1925/EXT 2000/0-1}) 8... O-O 9. Nb3 Qa4 10. Bxf6
Nxf6 11. dxc5 Bxc3+ 12. Qxc3 Ne4 13. Qa5 Qxa5+ 14. Nxa5 Nxc5 15. cxd5 exd5 16.
Be2 Be6 17. O-O Rfc8 18. b4 Ne4 19. Rfc1 Nc3 20. Bf1 b6 21. Nb3 a5 22. a3 {
Miralles,G-Inkiov,V/Bulgaria 1985/MCL/1/2-1/2 (40)}) 8. Bh4 O-O 9. Bd3 dxc4 10.
Bxc4 cxd4 11. exd4 Qc7 12. Bb3 b6 13. O-O Bb7 14. Bg3 Qd8 15. Qe2 Nh5 16. Rad1
Nxg3 17. hxg3 Nf6 18. Ne5 Rc8 19. Qd3 Qc7 $15 20. Nb5 Qb8 21. a3 Bd6 22. Rfe1
a6 23. Nc3 $5 (23. Nxd6 $142 Qxd6 $14) 23... Qa8 24. Bc2 $2 (24. Nxf7 $1 Rxf7
25. Rxe6 $18 Rxc3 26. bxc3 Bd5 27. Rxd6) 24... Rfd8 $2 (24... Rfe8 {
Black maintains slight edge}) 25. Nxf7 $1 Kxf7 26. Qg6+ Kf8 27. Rxe6 Rc7 28.
Rxf6+ $1 gxf6 29. Bb3 $1 Rdd7 30. Qg8+ Ke7 31. Re1+ Be5 (31... Be4 32. Qxa8 Be5
33. Qxe4 Rxc3 34. bxc3 $18 {Fritz Shows that it is Mate in 8}) 32. Qf7+ Kd8
33. Qf8# 1-0

Monday, December 10, 2007

Highlights of Karnataka players in Parsvnath Commonwealth Chess Championship 2007:

Highlights of Karnataka players in Parsvnath Commonwealth Chess Championship 2007:

A total of 10 players from Karnataka participated in the Parsvnath Commonwealth Chess Championship 2007. They include
1.D V Prasad
2.M S Thej Kumar
3.Stany G A
4.Girish A Koushik
5.Adith Jagadish
6.Navalgund Niranjan
7.Gahan M G
8.Viani Anotonio D’cunha
9.Nihal Manjunath
10.Shristy J Shetty

International Master D V Prasad had a good start maintained his opposition against top players such as GM Abhijeet Gupta, GM Deepan Chakravarthy and also defeated players like Imocha Laisram, K N Gopal etc…
The Second half proved to be a bit bad for The IM.

M S Thej Kumar of Karnataka finally obtained 1 GM+IM Norm!
He played a fantastic chess in this toughest field!
He completed his IM Norm at the end of 8th round.
And completed a GM Norm at the end of 9th round!
Chess India and Belgaum Chess Congratulates him
And finally he also came in the prize list!
He was lucky enough to bag 15th ! place and 10,000/- in pocket!
 with 7 points

Stany G A played it very steadily to hold great players such as P Karthikeyan, Tanveer M, M Gillani, Imocha Laisram etc… all rated above 2200 and also defeated players such as Wajih Nassir, etc….
He finished with 5.5/10 As he was unlucky in the second half to lose with Aswin Jayaram and Kiran Manisha Mohanti which reduced the chances for a medal…He increased some 40 points….

Girish A Koushik bagged silver medal to end the tourney with 5.5/.10 points! Belgaum Chess And Chess India congratulates the World Under 10 Champion…….

Adith Jagadish also had steady performance with 4.5/10. He may be increasing some rating points as he drew with Sohan Phadke, Sagar Shah rated above 2200…..

Navalgund Niranjan:
As usual he too had a good performance. He missed good chances in the tournament as he had a better position against IM Ratnakaran but went for a win at the end where it was draw and finally messed up!
Then Lost to Imocha Laisram in a opposite bishop ending being a pawn up blundered in a time pressure!
And he also drew with Good players such as K N Gopal , Abhay T,
V S Negi rated above 2200 and his scored more against Quinn Joseph of England etc and he increased some 15-20 rating points!

Gahan M G lost his early rounds with Nisha and Sohan Phadke but picked up well in the middle of the tourney. He was 5/7 which proved to be very vital for chances of gold medal in U-14 category! He got his breakup after winning with Phobalan and Praful Mehta rated above 2200 and Also fancied National U-13 Champion Vidit Santosh Gujarati rated 2315 was one of his victim! The game between Gahan and GM Deepan Chakravarthy attracted huge crowd as the game was quite interesting for some stages.
But finally was won by GM. His loses against high rated after his 5/7 proved to be bad after 5/10! He lost to FM Nitin GM Deepan and Arjun Tiwari!

Viani had a slow but good start with FM Islam Aminiset of Bangladesh and Abhishekh Das which ended in a draw and later scored tremendous upsets like beating Sohan Phadke 2254,Praful Mehta 2207, Aditya Udeshi 2355, and later lost 4 games continuously which did not bring him a medal in his U-12 category. He had bright chances if he had scored just an half more!
His loses with Ratnakaran, Tunveer Gillani , Rishpal Singh and Sagar Shah proved to be less for a medal. He won the final round with WFM Harris Rebecca to finish with 5/10

Nihal Manjunath also lost his early games like Gahan but he played well in the second half. His win against V S Negi gave bright chances for a medal in U-12 category but he lost to Padmini Rout in the final round!
He may be increasing some 20 rating points

Last but not the least Shristy J Shetty bagged silver medal in U-14 Girls Category! Belgaum Chess and Chess India congratulates her!
She played the second half quite well by beating 2000 above rated players.
Her final winning moment of the medal included the final game against M V Laxmi narayana who blundered a piece at the end which made her medal confirm……

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