Tuesday, February 15, 2011


Last time I wrote about some games under the titled "Reminiscent". Today, I shall display a few games of me against some of the local bloggers whom I used to have encounter across the board.

Some of the active chess bloggers I had met over the board are:
1. IM Jimmy Liew (2 times) - Won 1 (a lucky win) and Lost 1
2. Hairulov (Hairul Hamid)- I had played many times but only 2 were official games; so, I won 1 game and Drew 1 game
3. The tricky Chess Oddyssey (Nor Illhamudin Sh Ali) I met 3 times Drew our very first meeting (Inter matrics 91) Lost at Royal Selangor (I think 93 or 94) and I won at NC2001
4. Against Bad Bishop (Norazlin Juarih) I won 2 out of two
5. Against Naserov, we drew in our 1st encounter at MAKSAK Negeri Sembilan 2002, but I lost to him in MAKSAK Kuching 2003. Only in 2009 I managed to defeat him (only 14 moves were played) t and 2011 was again a victory for me
6. Against Samsol Bahrin, bad record one defeat at Seremban Parade (I think 2007) and a draw in  one of Selangor's open
7. Against Andrew - as far as I remeber not yet any encounter.
8. Against My Chess Life's author, Azizul of course I had met him hundreds or so time, but the official were the 1st at IIUM closed 1996 I lost, IIUM closed1997 mamnged to get a revenge. In one small tournament under the Dataran I won. and the most recent in IIUM 2007 (if not mistaken) a  fierce and hair raising encounter had took place between us. In one of allegro, we had been paired but my friend here let me had the point as he had to return to his hometown as he received the news that his uncle passed away.
9. Pengurusan Ar Rahman - Syazrin Abd Rahman, I won both our games in Royal Selangor 2005 and 2007.
10. Against Ng6 I had never officially met him accross the board
11. Against Firey Rook, I had met him in an encounter which ended in my favour.
12. Against Catur Setia Kuantan, I defeated her in our single encounter, so far.

Some of the games had actually been posted in this blog, therefore I shall try to refrain myself from repeating the games I had published.

Here is my game against my old friend and foe during our IIUM (UIA) age.... a long-long time ago,
[Event "Grand IIUM closed"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "1997.??.??"]
[Round "?"]
[White "Rizal A Kamal"]
[Black "Mohd Azizul Mat Daud"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C18"]
[PlyCount "45"]
[EventDate "1997.??.??"]

1. d4 e6 2. e4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 c5 5. a3 cxd4 6. axb4 dxc3 7. bxc3 Nc6 8.
Nf3 Nge7 9. Be2 Qc7 10. Bb2 Ng6 11. O-O Ncxe5 12. Nd4 a6 13. Re1 Nc4 14. Bc1
Ne7 15. Bd3 Bd7 16. Qg4 h5 17. Qg5 g6 18. Qf6 Rg8 19. Bg5 Nc8 20. Re2 a5 21.
Rae1 Ra6 22. Bxg6 fxg6 .


23 Nxe6! 1-0

Here is my game against Chess Oddyssey

[Event "National Closed"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "2001.??.??"]
[Round "7"]
[White "Rizal A Kamal"]
[Black "Nor Ilhamuddin"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C45"]
[PlyCount "85"]
[EventDate "2001.??.??"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Bc5 5. Nxc6 Qf6 6. Qd2 dxc6 7. Nc3 Bd7
8. Na4 Be7 9. Qe3 Qg6 10. Bd2 Nf6 11. f3 O-O 12. O-O-O b5 13. Nc5 Bc8 14. Bd3
Qh5 15. Nb3 a5 16. g4 Qe5 17. Bc3 Qe6 18. Kb1 Nd5 19. Qe1 Nxc3+ 20. Qxc3 b4 21.
Qc4 Qe5 22. Qd4 Qf4 23. Qf2 a4 24. Nc1 a3 25. Qg3 Qxg3 26. hxg3 axb2 27. Kxb2
Bf6+ 28. Kb1 g6 29. Rh2 Be6 30. Rdh1 Ra3 31. f4 Rfa8 32. e5 Bg7 33. Rxh7 c5 34.
f5 Bd5 35. f6 
Bxh1 36. Rxg7+ Kh8 37. Bc4 Rxg3 38. Bxf7 Rxg4 39. e6 Bd5 40. e7
Bxf7 41. Rxf7 Kg8 42. Rg7+ Kh8 43. f7 1-0

In the above game, there are 2 parts that can be related to the topic sentence of 'reminiscent';-
the first is reminiscent of  "Slaying The Dragon" technique particularly recently in my game against Abdullah Che Hassan. The second part is related to the theme "pawn is a pawn is a pawn..." or in MAKSWIP team camp known as "pawn Rizal".

Next is my lucky win against our legendary IM, Jimmy Liew. He has pressured me and obtained a winning endgame when suddenly he let his Rook to be in en prise position,
[Event "Merdeka Standard"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "2007.??.??"]
[Round "4"]
[White "Rizal A Kamal"]
[Black "IM Jimmy Liew"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C18"]
[PlyCount "83"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Bb4 4. e5 Ne7 5. a3 Bxc3+ 6. bxc3 c5 7. Qg4 Qc7 8. Bd3
cxd4 9. Ne2 Nbc6 10. cxd4 h5 11. Qh4 b6 12. Rb1 a5 13. Nc3 Nxe5 14. dxe5 Qxc3+
15. Kd1 Bd7 16. Re1 Rc8 17. Rxb6 Ng6 18. Bxg6 fxg6 19. Re2 Rc4 20. Bb2 Rxh4 21.
Bxc3 O-O 22. h3 Ra4 23. Bb2 Rc8 24. Rd2 Rac4 25. c3 Ba4+ 26. Ke1 g5 27. Rd4
Rxd4 28. cxd4 g4 29. hxg4 hxg4 30. g3 Rc2 31. Kf1 Kf7 32. Rb7+ Kg6 33. Ke1 Kf5
34. Rf7+ Ke4 35. Rb7 Kf3 36. Rf7+ Kg2 37. Rb7 Rxf2 38. Bc3 Ra2 39. Bxa5 Rxa3
40. Rxg7 Kxg3 41. Bb4 Kf3??

 42. Bxa3 1-0

Against Bad Bishop, I had to exchange all the Bishops and win the game using the heavy pieces.

[Event "National Championship"]
[Site "?"]
[Date "2010.06.16"]
[Round "3.29"]
[White "Rizal A Kamal"]
[Black "Norazlin Juarih"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "B19"]
[PlyCount "73"]
[EventDate "2010.01.13"]

1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 dxe4 4. Nxe4 Bf5 5. Ng3 Bg6 6. h4 h6 7. Nf3 Nf6 8. h5
Bh7 9. Bd3 Bxd3 10. Qxd3 e6 11. Bd2 Nbd7 12. O-O-O Qc7 13. Rh4 Bd6 14. Ne4 Nxe4
15. Qxe4 Nf6 16. Qe2 Nd5 17. g3 O-O-O 18. Re1 Nf6 19. Ne5 Rhe8 20. Nc4 Qe7 21.
Qf3 Nd5 22. Rg4 f5 23. Rg6 Qf7 24. Nxd6+ Rxd6 25. Qa3 Rd7 26. Qxa7 Nc7 27. Bf4
Red8 28. Be5 Qf8 29. a3 f4 30. g4 Rd5 31. Bxg7 Qd6 32. Be5 Qf8 33. f3 c5

34. Bxc7 Kxc7 35. Rexe6 Rxd4 36. Rc6+ Kd7 37. Qxb7+ 1-0

(C) Copyright to Rizal Ahmad Kamal



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