Thursday, June 17, 2010

Ismail Ahmad's miniature !

Ex - World Police Champion and National player - Ismail Ahmad produced a nice miniatures in round 3 when he beat Low Jun Jian in 14 moves. The game involve a nice queen sacrifice!

Low Jun Jian vs Ismail Ahmad
National Championship, Round 3, 17.6.2010

1. e4 d5 2. exd5 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. dxc6 Nxc6 5. Nf3 e5 6. d3 e4 7. Ng5 Bf5 8. Qb3 Bb4+ 9. Bd2 Bxd2+ 10. Nxd2 Nd4 11. Qa4+ Bd7 12. Qd1 Bg4 13. Qa4+ Nd7 Now the correct move is 14. c5 threatening the knight on d4. Play might continue 14...Qxg5 15. Qxd4 Nxc5 - with chance for both side.  However Jun Jian blunder horribily with 14. Ngxe4?? Which Ismail answered with a strong blow  14... Qa5!! 

White's queen suddenly can't find a safe home. 15. Qxa5 (15. Nd6+ Kf8 and white still lose) 15... Nc2# checkmate  0-1 White resign.

1 comment:

  1. That's a very nice game Ismail. Sorry Jun Jian.

    Collin Madhavan