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Tan Zhongyi vs Ju Wenjun, Game 4: Women's World Chess Championship, Shanghai-Chongqing 2018


Tan, Zhongyi (2522) - Ju, Wenjun (2571) [D03]
Women's World Championship/Shanghai (4) 2018

1. d4 Nf6 2. Bg5 d5 3. Nd2 The Queen's Pawn Game. Nbd7 4. Ngf3 h6 5. Bh4 c5 6. e3 e6 7. c3 Be7 8. Bd3 Qc7 9. Qe2 O-O 10. O-O b6 11. Bxf6 Nxf6 12. Ne5 Bb7 13. f4 White strengthens the knight in the centre and plans to attack on the kingside with g4 or Rf3-g3. Ne4 14. Rad1 Bd6 15. Qg4 f5 16. Qh3 Bxe5 17. fxe5 Qe7 18. Qh5 Kh7 19. Qe2 Rac8 20. Rf4 Rf7 21. g4 The first player tries to sharp the game. Rcf8 22. Qg2 cxd4 23. cxd4 Nxd2? A mistake, 23...g6 is better. 24. Rxd2 The d3-bishop becomes more active, and White can pressure on the kingside with Rg2. g6 25. Qh3 Bc8 26. Rg2 g5? The decisive error: Black weakens her kingside. 26...Rg8 is more stubborn. 27. Rf3 Kg7 28. Qh5 Bd7 29. h4! White launches a powerful attack. fxg4 30. Qg6+ Kh8 31. Qxh6+ Kg8 32. Rxg4 Rg7 33. Rf6 Qb4 34. Qxg7+!Tan Zhongyi sacrifices the queen and wins. Kxg7 35. Rxg5+ 1-0


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