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peter_parr
30-07-2009, 11:16 AM
See SMH (http://www.chessdiscountsales.com/news/2009.htm)

Australian Open champion IM Aleks Wohl needs to win his last round game tonight in Dieren for a Grandmaster norm.

Watch the game live tonight starting at about 7pm Sydney time.

Dutch Open (http://onk.schaakbond.nl/)

Igor_Goldenberg
30-07-2009, 11:18 AM
Go Alex!

Bill Gletsos
30-07-2009, 01:50 PM
Alex is black against GM Sipke Ernst rated 2598.

Igor_Goldenberg
30-07-2009, 01:59 PM
Alex is black against GM Sipke Ernst rated 2598.
It's hard, but still possible!

AzureBlue
30-07-2009, 02:16 PM
Good luck Alex! :clap: :)

Sutek
30-07-2009, 03:19 PM
Playchess will be broadcasting the games as well as the official site.

Bill Gletsos
30-07-2009, 10:59 PM
Unfortunately Alex lost.

[White "Sipke Ernst"]
[Black "Alex wohl"]
[Result "1-0"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 b6 4. g3 Bb7 5. Bg2 Bb4+ 6. Bd2 c5 7. d5 exd5 8. Nh4 Qc7 9. Bxb4 cxb4 10. cxd5 Qe5 11. Nd2 Bxd5 12. O-O O-O 13. e4 Be6 14. f4 Qxb2 (14... Qd4+ 15. Kh1 Nc6 16. f5 Bc4 17. Nhf3 Qc5) 15. e5 Qd4+ 16. Kh1 Nd5 17. Nb3 Qc4 18. Qe1 (18. Rc1) 18... g5 19. Nd2 (19. Rc1) 19... Qc3 20. Nhf3 g4 21. Ng5 Ne3? (21... Nc6) 22. Bxa8 Nxf1 23. Qb1 Rc8 24. Qxh7+ Kf8 25. Rxf1 Qxd2 26. Nxe6+ Ke7 27. Qh4+ Kxe6 28. Qf6# 1-0