Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Japfa 2010 Day 1 Irene Win

As reported by national pers Indonesian WGM Irene K. Sukandar scored first win over her opponent WGM Tania Sachdev of India. The match gone 4.5 hours with Irene holding white side, playing in Queen Indian opening and the game finished at move 49. "Tania played strong but went to mistakes in final minutes" as commented by Irene. Irene's (2316) memorable victories included a win over Zhu Chen and Nana Dzagnidze, see her style here (her very own blog).

photo from Kompas

On the other duel, GM Mikheil Mchedlishvili (2634) proved to be a stronger opponent for GM Megaranto Susanto (2527). The match clashed in Benoni type with Susanto playing black pieces. The game finished after 39 moves after black resignation. "I went wrong at move 12" admitted Susanto.

The duels were parts of 5th Japfa Chess Festival with many other side events. Official of Indonesian Chess Federation, Kristianus Liem predicted a balance competition in Irene-Tania match but hard one for Megaranto. No game notation can be found so far.

Round 1 report (in Bahasa Indonesia)

Antara news
Kompas news

Tania Sachdev 0.5 - Irene Kharisma 0.5 (Ruy Lopez)
Megaranto Susanto 0.5 - Mikheil Mchedlishvili 0.5 (Sicilian)
round 2 report (in Bahasa Indonesia)

Irene Kharisma 0 - Tania Sachdev 1 (Queen Indian)
Mikheil Mchedlishvili 0.5 - Megaranto Susanto 0.5
round 3 report (in Bahasa Indonesia)

Round 4 UPDATE:
Tania Sachdev ?? - Irene Kharisma ??
Megaranto Susanto 1 - Mikheil Mchedlishvili 0

Round 5 UPDATE:
Mikheil Mchedlishvili 0.5 - Megaranto Susanto 0.5

Round 6 UPDATE:
Megaranto Susanto 0.5 - Mikheil Mchedlishvili 0.5
round 6 report (in Bahasa Indonesia)

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