Friday, April 16, 2010

IM Tirto - FM Nicholas Chan

16th April 2010 - Malaysian no. 2 - FM Nicholas Chan meet  Indonesian IM - Tirto in round 4. In the game Nicholas obtain a good position but i think he play too aggressive and give Tirto chance to counter back. Fortunately Nicholas still managed to draw the wild game.

The UKM Master  tournament was held at Bangunan Canselor, UKM, Bangi   from 14- 19 April 2010.

Andrew Ooi has created a brilliant blog about this tournament with lots of info/photos. Click  here

FM Nicholas Chan vs IM Tirto (right)


IM Tirto vs FM Nicholas Chan
UKM Master, Round 4, 16.4.2010

Analysed by Canteur (Hairulov + Fritz) 


1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 g6 5. Nc3 Bg7 6. Nb3 Bxc3+ 7. bxc3 Nf6 8. Bd3 d5 9. exd5 Qxd5 10. O-O O-O 11. c4 Qd6 12. h3 Theory give 12. Qf3 


12... Rd8 13. a4 Be6 14. Ba3 Qc7 15. Qe2 b6 16. c5 Nd5 Probably better is 16... Bxb3! 17. cxb3 Nd4 18. Qd1 bxc5 winning a pawn 


17. Bb5 Nf4!? starting from here, Nicholas shows that he is playing for a kill 


18. Qe3 Bd5 white`s g2 and h3 is black main target 


19. cxb6 axb6
  
20. g3?! If 20. f3 black can choose to draw with  21. gxh3 (21. Kh1  is a way to avoid perpectual at a cost of a pawn) 21... Qg3+ 22. Kh1 Qxh3+ 23. Kg1 Qg3+ 24. Kh1 Qh3+ 25. Kg1 Qg3+ 26. Kh1 Qh3+


20... Nxh3+ 21. Kh2 Ne5!
  
22.Be2 Taking the knight lost after 22. Kxh3? Qc8+ 23. g4 (23. Kh2 Ng4+) 23... Qxg4+ 24. Kh2 Qg2 checkmate# 


22... Be6 23. Nd4 Ng4+ 24. Bxg4 Bxg4 25. f3 Bc8 26. c3?!  white can actually take the e pawn with 26. Bxe7 Re8 27. Rfe1 not afraiding of  Ra7  because after 28. Qd3 Rxe7 29. Rxe7 Qxe7 white have 30. Nc6 


26... h5 26... e5! is probably stronger and safer 27. Nb5 Qc6 27. Qxe7 Ra7 27... Rd7 looks better 28. Qe8+ Kh7  29. Nb5 Rd2+ 30. Kh1 Qd7 31. Qxd7 Bxd7 


28. Rae1 h4 a start of a wild plan 29. Qxh4 g5?!
  
This move looks strong but it also weaken black`s king side 30. Qh6 Qxc3 31.Nc6 Qd2+ 32. Kh1 Nf2+ 33. Rxf2
  
33...Qxf2??  a blunder , black should have take the another rook 33... Qxe1+ 34. Kg2 Rd1 35. Qxg5+ Kh7 36. Qh5+ Kg7 37. Qg5+


34. Qxg5+ Kh7 35. Qh4+?  Tirto missed a chance to win with 35. Qh5+! Kg8 36. Bb4 ! protecting his rook on e1 and threatening the deadly Bc3


35... Kg7 36. Bb2+


36...Qxb2 37. Qg5+ Kh7 38. Qxd8 Qf2?? black should play 38...Qc3   


39. Qh4+ ? once again Tirto missed 39.Qd3+ Kh6 (39... Kg7 40. Qc3+ Kh7 41. Nxa7) 40. Qc3 Rc7 41. Qh8+ Kg5 42. f4+! Kg6 43. Ne5+ Kf5 44. Qh3+ Kf6 45. Ng4+! Bxg4 46. Qh6+ Kf5 47. Re5# checkmate


39... Kg7 40. Qg5+ Kh7 41. Qh5+ Kg7 42. Qg5+ Kh7 43. Qh5+ Kg7 44. Qg5+ Kh7 45. Qh5+ Kg7 46. Qe5+ f6 47. Qe2 Qxe2 48. Rxe2 Rxa4  and both player split the points after a few more move. 1/2-1/2

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