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Johnathan D Bourne vs Low Ying Min
"The Bourne Ultimatum" (game of the day Aug-06-2007)
BCF-chT4 0304 (4NCL) (2003), West Bromwich , rd 4
Sicilian Defense: Paulsen. Bastrikov Variation (B48)  ·  1-0
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Aug-06-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  Infohunter: Interesting--a diagonal cross mate without the "Boden" setup, i.e., no Queen sac needed to pull it off.
Aug-06-07  underdoggum: never did understand any of the bourne movies

matt damon only appeals to me in comedies with jay & silent bob

Aug-06-07  RandomVisitor: Interesting would be 11...Qg3+ 12.(king moves) and then 12...Qxh2.

13...Nxe5 is also perhaps better for black.

Aug-06-07  Peter Johnson Ng: Who is Low Ying Min??? Any body know?
Aug-06-07  think: Why didn't black take on e5 with either piece on move 13?
Aug-06-07  dpacaba: <underdoggum: matt damon only appeals to me in comedies>

Well, I liked his part at Ocean's 11, 12, and 13.

Aug-06-07  RandomVisitor: <think>After 13.e5
1: Johnathan Bourne - Low Ying Min, BCF-chT4 0304 (4NCL) 2003


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Analysis by Rybka 2.3.2a mp up:

(21-ply)
1. (-0.31): 13...Nxe5 14.Qe2 Qe7 15.Ncxb5 axb5 16.Qxb5 Nd3+ 17.Qxd3 Nf6 18.Qb5 Ba6 19.Qe5 h5 20.Kb1

2. (0.00): 13...Qc7 14.Nf5 exf5 15.Nd5 Qc8 16.Nb6 Qc7 17.Nd5 Qc8 18.Nb6 Qc7 19.Nd5 Qc8 20.Nb6

3. (0.08): 13...Qxe5 14.Ne4 Nge7 15.Nxc6 Bxc6 16.Bd4 Qc7 17.Bxg7 Bxe4 18.Bxh8 Bg6 19.Re1 Qc5 20.Bc3

Aug-06-07
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  bright1: After 13. e5 Black can capture Nex5 or Qex5. RandomVisitor did an excellent job of providing analysis of these lines, but I just wanted to throw in my thoughths.

13. ... Qxe5 14. Nxc6 Bxc6 15. Bd4 followed by Bxg7

13. ... Nex5 14. Bf4 and the pin on e5 can be very awkward for Black. Note that if Black plays Nd3+ White can just respond with cxd3. I hope my thinking is right, I didn't use a computer to check my lines.

Aug-06-07
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  bright1: Sorry for the double post, I just noticed that after 13. e5 if Black plays Qxe5 White can respond with Ndxb5 and the threat of Qxd7+ followed by Qxb7 looks very strong.
Aug-06-07
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  outplayer: The first Rybka line provided by <Random Visitor> is very interesting. Following the line without the board I could conclude, without the fear of beeing obvious, to play chess very well you have to look not only to every piece in the board but to every square too.
Aug-06-07
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  kevin86: The Bourne books and movies are quite different;the books are mostly about the thinking processes of Jason Bourne-a secret agent who lost his memory. The movies-the first two,anyway,I haven't seen the third-are more about an America version of James Bond.

The action here begins with a rook for bishop sac that coses black two tempi with the queen,this is never recovered.

To Bourne fans:the "poisoned"rook led black inro a "Webb" of intrigue,that he could never escape.

Aug-06-07  Rodrigo Gutierrez: <underdoggum: matt damon only appeals to me in comedies with jay & silent bob> LOL, man am I glad to discover I'm not the only one!
Aug-06-07  RandomVisitor: <Peter Johnson Ng: Who is Low Ying Min??? Any body know?> Here is Ying-Min Low's FIDE card:

Low, Ying-Min M
Federation Singapore
FIDE title None
Current rating: 1989
B-Year 1975

Aug-06-07  RandomVisitor: After 13.e5
1: Johnathan Bourne - Low Ying Min, BCF-chT4 0304 (4NCL) 2003


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Analysis by Rybka 2.3.2a mp up:

<(25-ply)>
1. (-0.19): 13...Nxe5 14.Qe2 Qe7 15.Ncxb5 axb5 16.Qxb5 Nf6 17.Qxe5 d6 18.Qb5+ Qd7 19.Bg5 Nd5 20.Nf5

2. (0.00): 13...Qc7 14.Nf5 exf5 15.Nd5 Qc8 16.Nb6 Qc7 17.Nd5 Qc8 18.Nb6 Qc7 19.Nd5 Qc8 20.Nb6

3. <(0.70): 13...Qxe5 14.f4> Qd6 15.Ne4 Qc7 16.Nf5 Kf8 17.Bb6 Qxb6 18.Qd6+ Nge7 19.Nc5 Bc8 20.Nxe7

Aug-06-07  pcvandelay: i love that white didn't go for the queen pin on 17
Aug-06-07  CapablancaFan: <pcvandelay: i love that white didn't go for the queen pin on 17> Actually 17.Re1 allows the queen to escape. For example 17.Re1 Ne5 18.f4 Qc5 19.Rxe5+ Kd1. Don't get me wrong black still had plenty of problems, but the end result is less clear.
Aug-07-07  RandomVisitor: After 11...Qg3+
1: Johnathan Bourne - Low Ying Min, BCF-chT4 0304 (4NCL) 2003


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Analysis by Rybka 2.3.2a mp up:

(23-ply)
1. (-0.39): 12.Bf2 Qxh2 13.0-0-0 Nf6 14.Nxc6 Bxc6 15.Bc5 h6 16.Qd4 Qf4+ 17.Kb1 a5 18.Ne2 Qc7

2. (-0.59): 12.Kf1 Qxh2 13.Rd1 Nf6 14.Bf4 Qh5 15.Bd6 h6 16.a4 Qg5 17.axb5 Qxd2 18.Rxd2 Nxd4

3. (-0.70): 12.Qf2 Qxh2 13.0-0-0 Nge7 14.Nxc6 Bxc6 15.Bc5 Qf4+ 16.Kb1 h5 17.Ne2 Qg5 18.Be3 Qg6

4. (-1.08): 12.Ke2 Qxh2 13.Kf2 Nge7 14.Nce2 Qd6 15.Rd1 Nxd4 16.Bxd4 0-0 17.Qg5 Ng6 18.c3 Qh2

Sep-28-10  sevenseaman: With black Q needed to be lured away from the defense of d7 which is under fire, I was excited about 15. Bc5 d6 16. exd6 Qc7 17 N b6 with decisive advantage for White. The text too brings the bacon home though.
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