Sunday, 12 June 2011

2011 NSW Open Day 2

After 5 rounds of the 2011 NSW Open, FM Max Illingworth is on 5/5. After beating Anton Smirnov and Blair Mandla in Rds 3&4, he defeated IM Gary Lane in tonights rounds. He is now half a point ahead of FM Junta Ikeda, who he will play in Round 6. Ikeda drew with GM Zong Yuan Zhao in Round 4, before defeating John Papantoniou is round 5.
Zhao is on 4 points (draw with IM Xie in Round 5) along with Blair Mandla, Kinto Wan, Reynante Calixto and Pengyu Chen.
In the Under 1600 Anthony Villanueva is on 5/5, closely followed by Nick Beare on 4.5/5.
Results and pairings from the Open are available at

Rout,Ian - Chai,Hweimeen [D10]
NSW Open Sydney, 12.06.2011

1.d4 c6 2.c4 d5 3.Nc3 Bf5 4.cxd5 cxd5 5.Qb3 Nc6 6.Nf3 e6 7.Qxb7 Nb4 8.e4 Be7 9.exf5 Nc2+ 10.Kd1 Nxa1 11.Bb5+ Kf8 12.Ne5 1-0

2 comments: said...

Where are the pgn files for this tournament?

Paul said...

7...Qc8 was much better for Black...