ASIAN Schools Chess Championships double gold medalist WFM Allaney Jia Doroy made it three wins in a row by beating No. 36 seed WIM Maria Ivana Furtado of India.in the eighth round and climb into a share of 26th place in the 2018 FIDE World Juniors and Girls 20-under chess championships at the Ramada Plaza in Gebze, Turkey.
Doroy took the long but difficult route but still came out with the desired result against the lower-rated Indian player after a marathon 78 moves to register her third straight win in the 11-round competition.
Doroy, who dropped three of her first four assignments, raised her score to 4.5 points.
The 75th-seed Filipina is two full points behind Aleksandra Maltsevskaya of Russia and two others.
Up next in the ninth round for Doroy is No. 41 seed WFM Ece Ozvat of Turkey.
Asiad Youth 18-under champion IM John Marvin Miciano played passively and paid dearly with a loss to No. 7 seed GM Xu Xiangyu of Chinain a 55-move struggle.
The loss was a big blow to Miciano, who remained with four points on three wins, two draws and three losses, good for 84 th place in the 150-player field.
Miciano hopes to recover lost ground when he plays No. 114 seed Zhao Chenxi of China in the ninth round.
Supporting them are the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), headed by Chairman William “Butch” Ramirez, and the National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP), led by President/Chairman Prospero “Butch” Pichay.
Also backing Miciano are ICTSI Foundation and PAGCOR under Chairman Andrea Domingo and Jimmy Bondoc.
A. Doroy ( Phi) vs. I. Furtado (India)
1. c4 Nf6 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. Nc3 c6 5. Nf3 d5 6. cxd5 cxd5 7. d4 O-O 8. O-O Nc6 9. Ne5 e6 10. Nxc6 bxc6 11. Bf4 Nh5 12. Be3 f5 13. Qd2 Rb8 14. Na4 Qd6 15. Rac1 Ba6 16. Nc5 Bb5 17. b3 f4 18. gxf4 Nxf4 19. Rfe1 Nxe2+ 20. Rxe2 Bxe2 21. Qxe2 e5 22. Qd2 e4 23. Qe2 Rbe8 24. Qa6 Rf7 25. Nb7 Qb8 26. Na5 Qb6 27. Qxb6 axb6 28. Nxc6 Rc7 29. Bf1 Ra8 30. Rc2 Bf8 31. Bf4 Rf7 32. Bg3 Bg7 33. Bh3 Re8 34. Ne5 Bxe5 35. Bxe5 Ra7 36. a4 Rb7 37. Rc6 Kf7 38. Rd6 b5 39. Rd7+ Re7 40. Rxd5 bxa4 41. bxa4 Ra7 42. a5 Reb7 43. Bf1 Rb1 44. Rc5 Ke6 45. Kg2 Ra1 46. Bc4+ Kd7 47. a6 h5 48. d5 R1xa6 49. Bxa6 Rxa6 50. Rc7+ Kd8 51. d6 Ke8 52. Rh7 Rc6 53. Bf4 Rc5 54. Re7+ Kd8 55. Re5 Rc4 56. Rg5 Kd7 57. Rxg6 Rd4 58. Rg7+ Ke6 59. Rh7 Kf5 60. Bg3 Kg6 61. Re7 h4 62. Bxh4 Rxd6 63. Rxe4 Kh5 64. Bg3 Rd3 65. Re5+ Kg6 66. Kh3 Rd4 67. f4 Rd6 68. Kg4 Rd4 69. h4 Rc4 70. h5+ Kh6 71. Re6+ Kh7 72. Kg5 Rc8 73. Re7+ Kh8 74. Bf2 Rg8+ 75. Kh6 Rd8 76. Bd4+ Kg8 77. Rg7+ Kf8 78. Bc5+ 1-0