Thursday, May 10, 2012

Taran Idnani - Vrithik Umapathy

In the Wednesday night league, my seven-year-old student Vrithik Umapathy [pictured] won this game yesterday, at the Dean of Chess Academy.

Pirc Defense

Taran Idnani (USCF 1565) - Vrithik Umapathy (USCF 1364), Branchburg NJ 5/9/2012

1.e4 d6 2.d4 Nf6 3.Nc3 g6 4.Nf3 Bg7 5.Be3 O-O 6.Bc4 Bg4 7.Bb3 Nc6 8.O-O e5 9.d5 Ne7 10.h3 Bxf3 11.Qxf3 Nd7

12.Nb5 a6 13.Nc3 f5 14.exf5 Nxf5 15.Qe2 Nc5 16.Bxc5 dxc5 17.Qc4 b6 18.g4 Nd6 19.Qe2 Rf4 20.a3 Qh4 21.Kg2 Raf8 22.Qe3 Rf3

23.Qxf3 Rxf3 24.Kxf3 Qxh3+ 25.Ke2 Qxg4+ 26.Kd2 Bh6+ 27.Kd3 c4+ 28.Bxc4 Qxc4#.