Wednesday, September 05, 2007

FM Lim Yee Weng vs GM Utut Adianto Annotated Game

FM Lim Yee Weng (photo right from ) produced a stunning victory in round 7 , Dato' Arthur Tan Malaysia Open (DATMO) 2007 by defeating the legendary GM Utut Adianto from Indonesia. He also managed to draw with another strong GM Muray Chandler in round 8.

Although some may think that Adianto have past his prime , he without doubt, a very strong and experience GM and have been in top 100 in FIDE ranking in the past. As of January 1, 2006, he is Indonesia's top-rated player of all-time with an ELO rating of 2589.

This victory prove that Lim Yee Weng is capable of beating strong GM as what IM Mashafizul and IM Jimmy Liew have done before. Mas have beat strong GM such as Korchnoi and Ian Rogers where as Jimmy have beat the legenday GM Eugene Torre (Philipines) - Asia first GM and former World Championship Candidate.

Below are the game:-

Analysis by Fritz and Hairulov

FM Lim Yee Weng (2336) - GM Adianto,Utut (2583) [B01]
Round 7, Table 12 Kuala Lumpur MAS, 24.08.2007

1.e4 d5 2.exd5 Nf6 3.Bb5+

according to GM John Emms in his book The Scandinavian, this move is quite risky. It try to prevent black’s to regain the pawn. Black have to be prepared to give up attempt to get back the pawn and seek compensation on his development 3... Bd7 4.Be2 black have strong compensation after 4.Bxd7+Qxd7 5.c4 c6! 6.dxc6 Nxc6 7.Nf3 e5 8. 0-0 Bc5 or 8...e4 4...Nxd5
5.d4 Bf5 6.Nf3 e6 7.a3 Be7 8.0-0 0-0 9.c4 Nb6 10.Nc3 Bf6 11.h3 Nc6 The pressure on d4 grows 12.Be3 Bg6 13.b4 a6 [13...e5 14.dxe5 Nxe5 15.Nxe5 Bxe5 16.Qb3 Qf6 17.Rac1 c6 is theory.] 14.Qb3 Nxd4? [I think this is the first mistake by Adianto because after this move white initiative seems unstopable.14...Qe7!?+/= and later ...Rfd8 may be should be considered] 15.Bxd4+/- Bxd4 16.Rad1 e5 17.c5 [17.Nxe5 Qf6 18.Ng4+/- is another way to proceed] 17...Nd7 18.Nxd4 exd4 19.Rxd4 Qe7 20.Bg4 [20.Qd5 Nf6 21.Qxb7 Qe5 22.Rfd1 holding the pawn with advantage.] 20...Nf6 21.Nd5 Qe5 [21...Nxd5!? is worth looking at 22.Rxd5 Rad8+/=] 22.Rfd1 Nxd5 23.Rxd5 Qf6 24.Rd7! Yee Weng dominate the d file and the 7th rank. 24...Rac8 25.Qf3! Yee Weng offer to trade the queen and reach a winning endgame position. 25...Qg5 Adianto understandbly avoid the trade of the queen hoping to get counter-attack chances. [25...Rfe8+- 26.Qxf6 gxf6 is a difficult position to play for black.] 26.Qxb7 Bc2 27.R1d2 h5 28.R7d5 [28.Rxc2?! hxg4 29.Qd5 Qf6+-] 28...f5 29.Rxc2 [29.Bf3!? c6 30.Rd6 Be4 31.Bxe4 fxe4 32.Qxa6 e3 33.fxe3 Qxe3+ 34.Kh2 Qe5+ 35.g3 Qc3+-] 29...hxg4 30.hxg4 Qxg4 31.Rd7 Rce8 [31...f4 32.Qd5+ Kh8 33.f3+-] 32.Qd5+ [32.Qxc7?? is refuted with the following mate in 2 32...Re1+ 33.Kh2 Qh4#] 32...Kh7 33.Qd1 [33.Rc3 Re1+ 34.Kh2+-] 33...Qg5 [33...Qxd1+ is lesser-evil but Adianto as i mention before avoid trading queen and hope for some swindle chances. 34.Rxd1 Re7+-] 34.Rc3+- The rook is heading to h3 for nasty attack! 34...Re4 35.Rh3+ Rh4 36.Rdd3 Rxh3 37.Rxh3+ Kg8 38.Qd5+ Rf7 39.Re3 [39.Qa8+ and White can already relax 39...Rf8 40.Qxa6 Qc1+ 41.Qf1 Qxf1+ 42.Kxf1 Kf7+-] 39...Qf6 [39...g6 40.Qa8+ Kg7 41.Qxa6+-] 40.Qe5 [40.Re6 Qa1+ 41.Kh2 Kh7+-] 40...Qg5 [40...Qxe5 41.Rxe5 Rf6+- and black has no chance at all.] 41.Qe8+ Rf8 42.Qe6+ Rf7 43.Qxa6 Win two pawn up, white triumph is clear.f4 [43...Qd8 44.Qd3 Qf6 45.Re8+ Kh7 46.Qh3+ Qh6 47.Qxh6+ Kxh6 48.c6+-] 44.Qc8+ Kh7 45.Rh3+ Kg6 46.Qe6+ Rf6 47.Qe8+ Rf7 48.Qe4+ Rf5 [48...Qf5 49.Qf3+-] 49.Rf3 [49.g4! and the rest is a matter of technique 49...Qxg4+ 50.Rg3 fxg3 51.Qxg4+ Kf6 52.Qd4+ Ke6+-] 49...Kh7 50.Qe8 Rf6 51.Rh3+ Rh6 52.Qe4+ Kg8 53.Qe8+ 53...Kh7 54.Qe4+ Kg8 55.Rxh6! Qxh6 56.Qc4+ Kh8 57.Qd3 Qf6 58.Qf3 [58.Qh3+ and White has triumphed 58...Kg8 59.Qc8+ Kh7 60.Qxc7 f3+-] 58...Qe5 59.Kh2 g5 60.g3 Kg7 61.Kg2 fxg3 62.Qxg3 Qe4+ 63.Kh2 Qh7+ 64.Qh3 Qc2 65.Qd7+ Kf6 66.Qc6+ Kf5 67.Kg3 Qc1 68.Qf3+ Kg6 69.Kg2 Qc4 70.Qc6+ Kf5 71.Qxc7 Qe4+ 72.Kh2 Qd4 [72...Qh4+ doesn't change the outcome of the game 73.Kg1 Qg4+ 74.Qg3+-] 73.Qg3 g4 74.c6 Yee Weng start the pawns march! 74...Qc4 75.c7 Qc6 76.b5! Here come another one! 76...Qh6+ 77.Kg2 Qe6 78.Qd3+ Kf6 79.Qc3+ [79.Qc3+ Ke7 80.Qc6+-] 1-0

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