Mona scored a 7-0 sweep in the first round of the e-mail tournament,
  including another win over the very strong player Claude Chaunier.
  She now advances to the eight-player round-robin final.



   Mona  vs  Claude Chaunier (France)         Sept 28 - Oct 15, 2000

   1. b1-b3 a2-c2   2. e1-g3 a5-b4   3. g1-g4 h5-f7   4. b8-e5 a7-d7
   5. g8-g5 h7-e7   6. c1-f4 a4:f4   7. f1:h3 d7-g7   8. b3-d5 g7:e5
   9. d5:f7 c2-e2  10. c8-f5 a6-c4  11. f8:f4 a3-d3  12. f5:d3 b4-d6
  13. d1-d5 e2:g4  14. d8-f8 Resigns (mate in six moves)

  [eg. e7-e4 e8:e5 c4-c3 f8:h6 c3:e5 f7-f5 e5-e3 d3:d6 e3-b3 d6-f6 b3-e3 f6-e5]

   mona :  5 days, 09:43:02          chaunier :  11 days, 04:46:23



   Pablo Gutiérrez-Marqués (Spain)  vs  Mona  Sept 28 - Oct 10, 2000

   1. b8-b6 a7-c7   2. c8-e6 h7-f7   3. d8-f6 a2:e6   4. f1-f5 h4:f6
   5. e1-e4 h6-f4   6. g8-g6 h2-e5   7. e8-g8 h3-g2   8. g1-e3 g2:e4
   9. c1:f4 h5-f3  10. d1:f3 a6-b5  11. f8-g7 c7-c6  12. g7-h6 a4-d7
  13. b6-d4 a3-d3++

   mona :  3 days, 13:32:09          aleph :  7 days, 22:09:01



   Mona  vs  Antonio Andidi (Spain)            Sept 28 - Nov 5, 2000

   1. b1-b3 h3-e3   2. e8-g6 h7-f7   3. e1:e3 h6:e3   4. c1:e3 a7-c7
   5. g8-g5 h5-f3   6. d1:f3 h4-f4   7. g5-e5 f7-d7   8. f8:f4 d7-b7
   9. f1-g2 h2-h3  10. g1-g4 h3-h4  11. g2-g5 a5:d8  12. b3-d5 a2-c4
  13. c8-e6 a4:f4  14. b8:d8 a6-d6  15. d8-e8 c7-e7  16. e5-d4 Resigns

  [if 16... b7-d7 (forced), then 17. e8-f8 connects on the next move]

   mona :  3 days, 16:24:05          andidi :  33 days, 21:42:38



   Rick Brown (USA)  vs  Mona                 Sept 28 - Oct 19, 2000

   1. b8-b6 a7-c7   2. g8-g6 h7-f7   3. g1-g3 a4-c2   4. c8-e6 a2-d2
   5. f1-d3 h2-e2   6. g6-g4 c7-e5   7. f8-d6 a5-d5   8. b6-c5 a6:d3
   9. c5:c2 h6:e6  10. d6-b4 a3-e3  11. g4-d4 h3-f5  12. c1-c3 f7-c4
  13. b4-c5 e3-g5++

   mona :  4 days, 04:23:29          guzzle :  16 days, 15:57:07



   Mona  vs  Patrick Duff (USA)                Sept 28 - Oct 8, 2000

   1. b1-b3 h3-e3   2. e8-g6 a5-c3   3. e1:e3 h6:e3   4. c1:e3 h4-f4
   5. f1:f4 h7-f7   6. b3:f7 h5-f3   7. f8-g7 a3:e3   8. g1-g5 e3-e2
   9. d1-d3 Resigns (mate in five moves)

  [eg. f3-e4 d3-d5 c3-e5 d5-d7 e2-b2 c8-e6 e4:g6 b8-e8 a2:e6 d8-f6]

   mona :  3 days, 19:11:50          pduff :  5 days, 12:56:58



   Alexey Burakov (Ukraine)  vs  Mona         Sept 28 - Nov 29, 2000

   1. b1-b3 a2-c2   2. c1-e3 h2-f2   3. g1-g3 a5-c7   4. b8-b6 a7-d7
   5. d8-f6 h4:f6   6. g8-e6 h7-e7   7. e8-g6 h6-f4   8. f8-g7 c2-c5
   9. d1-f3 h5:f3  10. f1-d3 f3-e4  11. g7-g4 f2-f5  12. g4-f3 a4-d4
  13. g6-g4 a3-d6  14. e6-c4 a6:c8  15. g3-a3 d6-g3++

   mona :  4 days, 16:23:19          balu :  56 days, 18:19:34



   Mona  vs  Kurt Van den Branden (Belgium)   Sept 28 - Oct 14, 2000

   1. b1-b3 a2-c2   2. e1-g3 a3-c5   3. g1-g4 h2-f2   4. b8-b6 a7-c7
   5. g8-g5 a6-c4   6. f8-d6 a5-e5   7. d8-d5 h7-f5   8. d1-d4 f2-d2
   9. d6:d2 c2-e4  10. e8:e5 h3:f1  11. c8:f5 f1-f3  12. b3-e3 f3:f5
  13. b6-d6 h6-g7  14. e3-c3 f5-f4  15. g4-f5 Resigns (mate next move)

   mona :  5 days, 00:26:50          kurtvdb :  10 days, 15:22:53