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Ju Wenjun vs Tan Zhongyi, Game 3: Women's World Chess Championship, Shanghai-Chongqing 2018


Ju, Wenjun (2571) - Tan, Zhongyi (2522) [E04]
Women's World Championship/Shanghai (3) 2018

1. d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. g3 The Catalan Opening. dxc4 5. Bg2 Nc6 6. O-O Rb8 7. Nc3 b5 8. Ne5 Nxe5 9. dxe5 Nd7 10. Qc2 Bb7 11. Bxb7 Rxb7 12. Rd1 A theoretical duel. Be7 A novelty. In the game Ju Wenjun - Tan Zhongyi, Wuxi 2013, Black played 12...Qc8. 13. Qe4 Qc8 14. Qg4 g5? Very risky. Black weakens the kingside. 15. Qh5! A strong response. 15.Bxg5 is not so good, though after 15...Rg8 16.h4 b4 (16...h6 17.Rxd7! Qxd7 18.Qe4 c6 19.Qh7) 17.Rxd7! Qxd7 18.Rd1 Qc8 19.Nd5! White has an advantage. Nc5 16. Bxg5 White obtains a huge edge. c6 17. Rd4 Rd7 18. Bxe7 Kxe7 19. Qh4+ The first player attacks the black king. Ke8 20. Rad1 Qd8 21. Qf4 Rxd4 22. Rxd4 Qb6 23. Rd6! Rf8 24. Ne4 Nxe4 25. Qxe4 Qb7 26. Rxc6 Kd7 27. Qd4+! If 27...Kxc6 then 28.Qd6# checkmate. Black resigned. 1-0


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