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    On Day 7th, Grand Master Adam Tukhaev of Ukrine is 1 point sole lead after 9th Round.

    Published on August 26, 2019

    Hyderabad : The Eight Day Tetrasoft 1st International Grandmaster(Above 1700), Chess Tournament-2019 reached the final day.  This first ever Tournament in Telangana State will be concluded with a Prize Distribution Ceremony to be held on Tuesday at 2.30pm at Hotel Marriott.  On Day 7th, Grand Master Adam Tukhaev of Ukrine is 1 point sole lead after 9th Round.  Harimadhavan of Tamil Nadu draw with IM KhusentKhojaev Muhammad of Tajikisthan.

    On 1stboard 3rdseed GM Adam Tukhaev of Ukraine scored eight points won againstGM Mosadeghpour Masoud of Iran and continued with sole leadership after 9th Round.

    Other leaders are trying to win Championship by closing margin between them. GM Adam Tukhaev closely followed by five players namely GM Savchenko Boris, IM Triapishko Alexandr, IM Khusenkhojaev Muhammad,Kaustuv Kundu and Hari Madhavan N B scored 7 points each.

    On 1st board, GM Mosadeghpour Masoud of Iran opened the game with e4 the King’s pawn opening. The rival GM Tukhaev Adam of Ukraine replied with d6. The game continued 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 the Pirc Defence chosen by white answered by black with g6. Then white played f4 and selected variation Austrian attack. In 44th move white Mosadeghpour accepted defeat since Adam is two pawn up.

    On 2nd board, IM Khusenkhojaev Muhammad of Tajikishtan started the game with d4 the Queen’s pawn. The opponent Hari Madhavan N B of Tamil Nadu – India answered with d5 Queen’s pawn game. White replied with c4 offering pawn to rival and changed opening to Queen’s Gambit. The black replied with c6 Queen’s Gambit Declined Slav defence. They prefererred to play Modern line of Slav Defence. The position maintained till move 42 move and both players accepted draw.

    On 3rd board, GM Savchenko Boris of Russia opened the game with e4 the King’s pawn opening. The challenger Bharat Kumar Reddy Poluri of Andhra Pradesh – India retorted with e6 the French defence. The game continued till white third move 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3Paulsen variation. The black replied with Bb4 the Winawer (Nimzovich) variation. The fourth move of Boris e5 changed variation toWinawer, advance variation.27. … hxg4 gives clear advantage for white player Boris. 62nd Kb7 and Bharat Kumar accepted defeat.

    On 4th board, IM Triapishko Alexandr of Russia started the game with e4 the King’s pawn opening. The rival Dahale Atul of Maharashtra – India reacted with c5 the Sicilian defence. The game continued 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 Atul selected Najdorf variation. Alexandr answered with h3 the Najdorf – Adams attack.Alexandr’s 23. C3 move changed games direction the pawn attached two pieces of Atul namely Bishop and Rook. After 49. C6 move Atul accepted his defeat.

    On 5th board, Sahoo Utkal Ranjan of Odisha – India opened the game with d4 the Queen’s pawn. The opponent IM Rathnakaran K. of S Rly responded with g6 the Modern defence. The game continued 2. c4 Bg7 3. Nc3 d6 4. e4 the variation is Averbakh system. Rathnakaran played Nc6 the in Averbakh system Kotov Variation.The game remained equal and after whites move 54. Rb2 both agreed draw.

    On 6th board, Kaustuv Kundu of West Bengal – India started the game with c4 the English opening. The challenger GM Vasquez Schroeder Rodrigo of Chile replied with Nf6 the variation Anglo-Indian defence.Rodrigo’s reply for 39. f4 Re8 created negative position for him. After the 79th move of Kaustuv Kh7 Rodrigo accepted his defeat.

    On 7th board, GM Laxman R.R. of ICF opened the game with d4 the Queen’s pawn. The rival Varun V of Andhra Pradesh – India answered with Nf6 the Queen’s pawn game followed by 2. Nf3 g6 the opening changed to King’s Indian, East Indian defence (also referred as Pseudo—King’s Indian variation. With 60th move Ne4+ Laxman accepted defeat.

    On 8th board, GM Karthikeyan P. of ICF started the game with d4 the Queen’s pawn. The opponent Patil Pratik of Maharashtra – India retorted with Nf6 the Queen’s pawn game followed by 2. C4 g6 the King’s Indian defence.Karthikeyan played Nc3 Pratik retorted with d5 the Gruenfeld defence. White continued attack with Bg5 the Stockholm variation.With black 40th move Rc8 leaving white to attack Pawn at a6 as well as Be7 and control important 7th rank limiting limitations on Black’s pieces movement. With Whites’ 41st move c7 Pratik accepted defeat.

    On 9th board, Sammed Jaykumar Shete of Maharashtra – India opened the game with d4 the Queen’s pawn. The challenger Surendran N of Tamil Nadu – India reacted with Nf6 the Queen’s pawn game followed by 2. c4 e6 3. Nc3 Bb4 now opening rolled to Nimzo-Indian defence. Later the variation selected by both Schlechter Defence.17. Nxf7 Kxf7 gave clear advantage to Sammed. With 39th move Qxh7 Surendran accepted his defeat.

    On 10th board, CM Kushagra Mohan of Telangana – India started the game with e4 the King’s pawn opening. The rival IM Muthaiah Al of Tamil Nadu – India responded with c5 the Sicilian defence. The game continued 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nc6 5. Nc3 selected Taimanov variation. Muthaiah retorted with Qc7 the Taimanov (Bastrikov) variation.On 50th move Na4 Muthaiah accepted defeat.

    Following are the important results after 9thround.

    On 1st board, GM Mosadeghpour Masoud of Iran having ELO Rating (2509) scored 6.5 points Lost to GM Tukhaev Adam of Ukraine having ELO Rating (2541) scored 8 points

    On 2nd board, IM Khusenkhojaev Muhammad of Tajikishtan having ELO Rating (2442) scored 7 points Drew With Hari Madhavan N B of Tamil Nadu – India having ELO Rating (2231) scored 7 points

    On 3rd board, GM Savchenko Boris of Russia having ELO Rating (2576) scored 7 points Won with Bharat Kumar Reddy Poluri of Andhra Pradesh – India having ELO Rating (2299) scored 6 points

    On 4th board, IM Triapishko Alexandr of Russia having ELO Rating (2519) scored 7 points Won With Dahale Atul of Maharashtra – India having ELO Rating (2064) scored 6 points

    On 5th board, Sahoo Utkal Ranjan of Odisha – India having ELO Rating (2278) scored 6.5 points Drew With IM Rathnakaran K. of S Rly having ELO Rating (2337) scored 6.5 points

    On 6th board, Kaustuv Kundu of West Bengal – India having ELO Rating (2295) scored 7 points Won with GM Vasquez Schroeder Rodrigo of Chile having ELO Rating (2496) scored 5.5 points

    On 7th board, GM Laxman R.R. of ICF having ELO Rating (2426) scored 6.5 points Won With Varun V of Andhra Pradesh – India having ELO Rating (2251) scored 5.5 points

    On 8th board, GM Karthikeyan P. of ICF having ELO Rating (2422) scored 6.5 points Won With Patil Pratik of Maharashtra – India having ELO Rating (2216) scored 5.5 points

    On 9th board, Sammed Jaykumar Shete of Maharashtra – India having ELO Rating (2416) scored 6.5 points Won With Surendran N of Tamil Nadu – India having ELO Rating (2152) scored 5.5 points

    On 10th board, CM Kushagra Mohan of Telangana – India having ELO Rating (2252) scored 6.5 points Won With IM Muthaiah Al of Tamil Nadu – India having ELO Rating (2384) scored 5.5 points

    On 11th board, IM Raja Rithvik R of Telangana – India having ELO Rating (2364) scored 6.5 points Won With Mohamed Anees M of Tamil Nadu – India having ELO Rating (1910) scored 5.5 points

    On 12th board, Baivab Mishra of Odisha – India having ELO Rating (2215) scored 6.5 points Won With Bhambure Shantanu of Maharashtra – India having ELO Rating (2288) scored 5.5 points

    On 13th board, GM Smirnov Pavel of Russia having ELO Rating (2574) scored 6 points Won With Raju J.K. of Telangana – India having ELO Rating (1999) scored 5 points

    On 14th board, Pranav V of Tamil Nadu – India having ELO Rating (2316) scored 6 points Won With Aryamann Sain of West Bengal – India having ELO Rating (2010) scored 5 points

    On 15th board, Mushini Ajay of Andhra Pradesh – India having ELO Rating (1980) scored 5 points Lost to FM Aaryan Varshney of Delhi – India having ELO Rating (2272) scored 6 points

    On 16th board, GM Ziatdinov Raset of USA having ELO Rating (2228) scored 6 points Won With AIM Komal Srivatsav Sajja of Karnataka – India having ELO Rating (1875) scored 5 points

    On 17th board, FM Ramakrishna J. of Andhra Bank having ELO Rating (2155) scored 6 points Won With Karthik Sai Ch of Telangana – India having ELO Rating (1872) scored 5 points

    On 18th board, Kabhilan S of Tamil Nadu – India having ELO Rating (1756) scored 5 points Lost to Pimpalkhare Vedant of Maharashtra – India having ELO Rating (2123) scored 6 points

    On 19th board, Barath Kalyan M of Tamil Nadu – India having ELO Rating (2118) scored 6 points Won With Potawad Anirudhha of Maharashtra – India having ELO Rating (1833) scored 5 points

    On 20th board, Sarath Chandra K of Telangana – India having ELO Rating (1594) scored 5 points Lost to WGM Kiran Manisha Mohanty of LIC having ELO Rating (2082) scored 6 points

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