Saturday, May 17, 2008

Wohl Hits Another Bump

After posting two straight wins in rounds 2 and 3 of the 3rd President's Cup in Baku, IM Wohl hit another bump in the fourth game when he lost to Ali Gasanov of Azerbaijan. The Australian bounced straight back in round 5 by beating Rauf Aliyev to take his tally to 3 points in all with four more rounds to play.

3rd Presiden Cup, Baku
Gasanov, Ali
Wohl, Aleksandar H
B04

1. e4 Nf6 2. e5 Nd5 3. d4 d6 4. Nf3 g6 5. c4 Nb6 6. exd6 cxd6 7. Nc3 Bg7 8. Be2 O-O 9. O-O Bg4 10. Be3 Nc6 11. b3 d5 12. c5 Nc8 13. b4 Bxf3 14. Bxf3 e6 15. b5 Na5 16. Be2 Ne7 17. Qa4 Nf5 18. Rad1 b6 19. c6 Nxe3 20. fxe3 f5 21. Bd3 Rf7 22. Ne2 Bf8 23. Rc1 Bd6 24. Qd1 Bc7 25. g3 Qd6 26. Nf4 Re8 27. Rc2 Rfe7 28. Qf3 Rd8 29. g4 Qa3 30. Rd1 Nc4 31. gxf5 gxf5 32. Kh1 Kh8 33. Rg2 Nb2 34. Rdg1 Nxd3 35. Qg3 h6 36. Qg6 Nf2+ 37. Rxf2 Bxf4 38. Rxf4 1-0

GM Evgeniy Najer leads on 5 points. Ex-Australian Open champion Vadim Milov, Alexander Lastin and Aleksej Aleksandrov are close behind on 4.5 points apiece.

1 comment:

clyde frog said...

cmon alex............we have goals to achieve :)