Sunday, December 27, 2009

A Nice Game!

GiLoCatur just arrived at Shah Alam from hometown from the three-day weekend at around 8.30pm. Quite a hectic weekend working at the palm-tree farm or "kebun". Attending an engagement reception. And interestingly had a couple of chess games.

While at hometown, Sarjan Ismail Ahmad who was representing Wilayah Persekutuan in the Interstate Chess Championship held in Sibu, Sarawak had texted or smsed his fourth round game against Abdullah Che Hassan. Quite a beautiful game with a Queen sacrifice. Hairulov had his annotation of the game in his blog.

Below is the game.

Abdullah Che Hassan - Ismail Ahmad [A25]
Sarawak InterState (4), 27.12.2009

1.c4 Nc6 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.g3 e5 4.Bg2 Bc5 5.e3 d6 6.Nge2 0-0 7.0-0 a5 8.b3 Bf5 9.d3 Qd7 10.Bb2 Bh3 11.Nd5 Nxd5 12.cxd5 Ne7 13.Bxh3 Qxh3 14.d4 exd4 15.Bxd4 b6 16.Bxc5 bxc5 17.Rc1 Qf5 18.Nc3 Ng6 19.e4 Qh3 20.f4 f5 21.Qf3 Rae8 22.Rce1 Re7 23.exf5 Nh4 24.Qf2 Rxe1 25.Rxe1 Nxf5 26.Qg2 Qh5 27.Nb5 g5 28.fxg5 Ne3 29.Qe4 Qe2 ! 0-1

In GiLoCatur's opinion, black's 23rd move is the turning point and brilliant. White cannot capture the knight or else lost one major piece. Black really plays its knight well. Besides the 23rd move, the 28th move also fascinates GiLoCatur. GiLoCatur hopes to have a game like this. But GiLoCatur is just an amateur player with average national ratings. LOL ...

By the way, a big thank you to Ismail Ahmad for sharing the game.

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