Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Humpy among 11 leaders in Gibetelecom Masters chess

GIBRALTAR: Indian Grandmaster Koneru Humpy outplayed Azerbaijan GM Namig Guliyev with an attacking game in the seventh round for a share of the top spot in the Gibetelecom Masters chess tournament.

Three rounds are to go in 96000 Pound prize money event. Humpy played a tough and complicated game with black pieces to keep Guliyev guessing. It was a Sicilian Paulsen wherein the Azerbaijani could not get any of the desired King side attack and his progress on the queen side was also questioned by many experts after the game.
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