Saturday, December 19, 2015

IM Ali Muhammad Lufti is 2015 Johor Open Champion

Posted by Andrew Ooi

Indonesian newest IM, Ali Muhammad Lufti won the 2015 Johor International Chess Open with half a point ahead of the field. In the decisive last game vs Singaporean FM Liu Xiangyi,  Lufti immediately pounced on the 23. Nxf7 tactical sortie that nabbed him a couple of pawns which eventually, 3 extra pawns in the endgame is too much to handle.

Here is the game:-