Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Abdullah’s Game vs Khairunnissa’, Round 7 Game

14 December 2011, Kuala Lumpur – Here is the round 7 game between Abdullah Che Hassan of the Kelantan Chess Team and Khairunnisa’ Wahiduddin of Renegade Team played on board 2 of the table 2 at the DATCC, Wilayah Complex, Kuala Lumpur last night.

Abdullah played white in a Catalan Opening. Khairunnisa’ sacrificed a black Knight for white’s three pawns by move 11.

Abdullah Che Hassan, Kelantan             Khairunnisa Wahiduddin, Renegade

 Pix 1. Abdullah, Kelantan.   Pix 2. Khairunnisa’ Wahiduddin, Renegade.(Photos by Shamsuddin Sabri)

[Event "DATCC League 2011"]
[Site "DATCC, Kuala Lumpur"]
[Date "2011.12.13"]
[Round "7.2"]
[White "Abdullah Che Hassan"]
[Black "Khairunnisa"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "E01"]
[PlyCount "61"]
[EventDate "2011.11.22"]
[SourceDate "2011.12.13"]

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 e6 3. g3 d5 4. d4 c6 5. Bg2 dxc4 6. a4 Bb4 7. Nf3 Bxc3+ 8.
bxc3 Nd5 9. e4 Nxc3 10. Qc2 Nxa4 11. Qxa4 b5 12. Qc2 O-O 13. O-O a5 14. Ba3 Re8 15. e5 Ra6 16. Bd6 Nd7 17. Nh4 Qb6 18. Be4 f5 19. exf6 Nxf6 20. Bc5 Qc7 21. Bg2 e5 22. Rfe1 Nd7 23. Nf3 Nxc5 24. dxc5 Qa7 25. Nxe5 Qxc5 26. Ng6 Rxe1+ 27. Rxe1 hxg6 28. Re8+ Kh7 29. Rxc8 Qd6 30. Be4 Qe6 31. Bxg6+ 1-0


By move 31, black was looking at losing its queen. White played 31.Bxg6+, then follows black takes bishop with 31…Qxg6, then a force check by white with the rook, 32.Rh8+ and the King is forced to take the rook at h8, 32…Kxh8, 33.Qxg6! leaving the white queen to take the defenceless black queen at g6. Brilliant play by Abdullah!

Black was not able to press its advantage of having 5 pawns against white’s three early enough. White used speed to wind down black’s position by mobilising its pieces effectively.

(Game courtesy of Khairunnisa’ Wahiduddin)

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