GOTW: Vogt - Piasetski, HD Bank Cup, 2018.

IM Leon Piasetski annotates his topsy-turvy round 5 game against German GM Lothar Vogt from the 2018 HD Bank Cup Open in Vietnam...  


8th HDBank Cup International Open

The 8th HDBank Cup International Open took place March 10-15, 2018 in Saigon. The 9-round Swiss attracted 29 GMs, including the two 2700+ top seeds: Le Quang Liem and Wang Hao. It was won by Argentine GM Sandro Mareco with 7.5/9, 1/2 a point ahead of GM Karthikeyan Murali (IND), GM Alan Pichot (ARG) and Minh Le Tuan (VIE).

Two Canadians played:

  • FM Yaaqov Vaingorten, who hasn't played a Canadian event since 2011, finished with 2/9.
  • IM Leon Piasetski scored 2/5 against the five GMs he played -- including a win over #3 seed GM S.P. Sethuraman (2649) in round 2 -- and finished with 4/9. 

Leon annotated his topsy-turvy round 5 game against German GM Lothar Vogt for the CFC Newsfeed (below).

photo: IM Leon Piasetski at the 2017 World Senior.

Results
http://chess-results.com/tnr326368.aspx?lan=1

Homepage
http://vietnamchess.vn/index.php/en/


 

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