Thursday, August 11, 2011

Lim Zhou Ren Wins With Catalan, WJ 2011

11 August 2011, Kuala Lumpur – Here is the ninth round game played by NM Lim Zhou Ren (pix below), MAS 2155 against Yohan J of India 2017 during the 50th World Junior 2011 in Chennai, India. The tournament is played over 13 rounds of classical time control.

The Catalan Opening transpired during the game.

Lim Zhuo Ren, Malaysia 2155

Pix 1. Lim Zhuo Ren, MAS 2155.

During the game, Lim manages to outfox his opponent on the 24th move by winning the undefended rook at a8 as shown in pix 2. By the 29th move (pix 3), white bishop was about to take black’s central pawn e4 and take a commanding position on the board while checking black’s king on h7. Black has no checking opportunities against white. A nice win for Lim Zhuo Ren of Malaysia and increases his tally to 4 points.


Pix 2. 24.Qxd5+ winning the black rook at a8.


Pix 3. Black played 29…f4 and resigned.

[Event "50th World Junior 2011"]
[Site "Chennai, India"]
[Date "Aug 11, 2011"]
[Round "9"]
[White "Lim Zhuo Ren MAS 2155"]
[Black "Yohan J IND 2017"]
[Result "1-0"]
1. d4 d5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. g3 e6 4. Bg2 c6 5. c4 Nbd7 6. Qc2 Bd6 7. O-O O-O 8. Bf4 Bxf4 9. gxf4 Ne4 10. Nc3 f5 11. b4 Rf6 12. b5 Rh6 13. bxc6 bxc6 14.cxd5 cxd5 15. Rfc1 Ba6 16. Nxe4 fxe4 17. Ng5 Rg6 18. f3 Qf6 19. e3 h6 20. fxe4 hxg5 21.f5 Rh6 22. Qa4 exf5 23. Qxd7 dxe4 24. Qd5+ Kh7 25. Qxa8 Qd6 26. Kf2 Qd7 27. Qb8 Rb6 28. Qe5 Rd6 29. Rc5 f4 1-0

Ninth round pairing, World Junior 2011, Chennai, India.



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