Monday, January 01, 2018

Yeoh LI TIan finishes 2nd, Bhopal, India

Posted by Andrew Ooi
IM Yeoh Li Tian finish commendably well in the Bhopal International GM Chess Tournament  Organised by: Sports-Youth Welfare Dpt and Academy of Chess Edu Bhopal. The event was held from 21st to 27th December. Although short of a GM norm, IM Yeoh Li Tian's 2nd placing  is exceptional in an event in India with over 300 participants!




picture courtesy of IM Alex Wohl (Doubleroo blog)


The event was won by GM Nguyen Duc Hoa.

picture courtesy of IM Alex Wohl (Doubleroo blog)

Cross Reference Table


[Event "Bhopal International GM Chess Tournament- 2017"]
[Site "Hotel Kanta Shrawan Palace, New four lane road, BHEL Jublee gate, Bhopal"]
[Date "2017.12.21"]
[Round "1"]
[Board "8"]
[White "Yeoh, Li Tian"]
[Black "Sudarshan, Bhat"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C49"]
[WhiteElo "2480"]
[BlackElo "1726"]
[PlyCount "59"]
[EventDate "2017.12.21"]
[EventRounds "10"]
[EventCountry "IND"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Bb4 5. O-O O-O 6. d3 Nd4 7. Nxd4 exd4 8.
Ne2 d5 9. exd5 Qxd5 10. Bc4 Qd8 11. h3 h6 12. a3 Be7 13. Ng3 Rb8 14. Re1 Bd6
15. Qf3 b5 16. Bb3 Bb7 17. Qf5 Bc8 18. Qg6 Kh8 19. Bxf7 Bxg3 20. fxg3 Rb6 21.
Bb3 Bb7 22. Bf4 Qd7 23. Re5 Nd5 24. Qh5 Nxf4 25. gxf4 Rbf6 26. Rf1 Rf5 27. Qg4
Qc6 28. Re6 Qd7 29. Rfe1 Bd5 30. Re7 1-0

[Event "Bhopal International GM Chess Tournament- 2017"]
[Site "Hotel Kanta Shrawan Palace, New four lane road, BHEL Jublee gate, Bhopal"]
[Date "2017.12.22"]
[Round "2"]
[Board "7"]
[White "Harshavardhan, G B"]
[Black "Yeoh, Li Tian"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "C49"]
[WhiteElo "1984"]
[BlackElo "2480"]
[PlyCount "186"]
[EventDate "2017.12.21"]
[EventRounds "10"]
[EventCountry "IND"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. Bb5 Bb4 5. O-O O-O 6. d3 d6 7. Bg5 Bxc3 8.
bxc3 Qe7 9. Re1 Nd8 10. d4 Ne6 11. Bd2 c6 12. Bf1 Qc7 13. Ng5 Re8 14. Qf3 Nf8
15. Bc4 Re7 16. Qg3 h6 17. Nf3 Kh8 18. dxe5 dxe5 19. Nh4 Re8 20. Rad1 Be6 21.
Bd3 Rad8 22. Nf5 Ng6 23. Qf3 Ng8 24. h4 f6 25. h5 Nf8 26. Qg4 Qf7 27. a4 Ne7
28. Be3 b6 29. a5 Bxf5 30. exf5 Nd5 31. axb6 Nxe3 32. fxe3 axb6 33. Bc4 Qa7 34.
Bb3 b5 35. Qe4 Qb6 36. c4 Nh7 37. cxb5 cxb5 38. Rxd8 Rxd8 39. Qb4 Qc6 40. c4
bxc4 41. Qxc4 Qb6 42. Qe6 Qa7 43. Qf7 Qc5 44. Qc4 Qa7 45. Qf7 Qa3 46. Rd1 Rxd1+
47. Bxd1 Qxe3+ 48. Kf1 Qd3+ 49. Ke1 Qd8 50. Bb3 Ng5 51. Qd5 Qb8 52. Ke2 Qc8 53.
Qc4 Qa8 54. Qd5 Qa6+ 55. Qc4 Qa8 56. Qd5 Qe8 57. Kd2 Kh7 58. Qc4 e4 59. Ke3 Qb8
60. Ke2 e3 61. Qd5 Qe8 62. Ke1 Ne4 63. Qe6 Qd8 64. Qd5 Qxd5 65. Bxd5 Ng3 66.
Bf3 Kg8 67. Bg4 Kf7 68. Kd1 Ke7 69. Kc2 Kd6 70. Kd3 e2 71. Bxe2 Nxe2 72. Kxe2
Ke5 73. Ke3 Kxf5 74. Kd4 Kg5 75. Ke4 Kg4 76. Kd5 Kxh5 77. Ke6 Kg6 78. Kd5 h5
79. Ke6 Kg5 80. Kf7 g6 81. Ke6 h4 82. Kd5 Kg4 83. Ke6 Kg3 84. Kxf6 Kxg2 85.
Kxg6 h3 86. Kf5 h2 87. Kg4 h1=Q 88. Kg5 Kg3 89. Kf6 Kf4 90. Kg7 Kf5 91. Kf8 Qb7
92. Ke8 Ke6 93. Kd8 Qb8# 0-1

[Event "Bhopal International GM Chess Tournament- 2017"]
[Site "Hotel Kanta Shrawan Palace, New four lane road, BHEL Jublee gate, Bhopal"]
[Date "2017.12.22"]
[Round "3"]
[Board "6"]
[White "Yeoh, Li Tian"]
[Black "Chakravarthy, Y V K"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "A06"]
[WhiteElo "2480"]
[BlackElo "2122"]
[PlyCount "84"]
[EventDate "2017.12.21"]
[EventRounds "10"]
[EventCountry "IND"]

1. Nf3 d5 2. g3 Bg4 3. Bg2 Nd7 4. h3 Bh5 5. O-O e6 6. d3 Ngf6 7. Nbd2 Bc5 8. b3
O-O 9. Bb2 Qe7 10. a3 a5 11. e4 dxe4 12. dxe4 Rfd8 13. Qe1 Nf8 14. Nc4 a4 15.
b4 Ba7 16. Kh1 c5 17. b5 N8d7 18. Nfd2 e5 19. f4 exf4 20. gxf4 Nb6 21. Qh4 Nxc4
22. Nxc4 Be2 23. Ne3 Bxf1 24. Rxf1 Rd4 25. Nf5 Qe6 26. Qg5 Ne8 27. Bxd4 cxd4
28. e5 Rb8 29. Be4 Bc5 30. Qh4 h6 31. Rf3 Kh8 32. Rg3 Bf8 33. Bd3 Bxa3 34. Kh2
Bf8 35. Rg1 a3 36. Nxd4 Qd5 37. Nb3 Bb4 38. Qh5 Bc3 39. Qf5 Kg8 40. Be4 Qxb5
41. Bd3 Qd5 42. Be4 Qe6 1/2-1/2

[Event "Bhopal International GM Chess Tournament- 2017"]
[Site "Hotel Kanta Shrawan Palace, New four lane road, BHEL Jublee gate, Bhopal"]
[Date "2017.12.23"]
[Round "4"]
[Board "12"]
[White "Chitlange, Sakshi"]
[Black "Yeoh, Li Tian"]
[Result "0-1"]
[ECO "A61"]
[WhiteElo "2178"]
[BlackElo "2480"]
[PlyCount "74"]
[EventDate "2017.12.21"]
[EventRounds "10"]
[EventCountry "IND"]

1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 c5 3. d5 e6 4. Nc3 exd5 5. cxd5 d6 6. Nf3 g6 7. g3 a6 8. a4 Bg7
9. Bg2 O-O 10. O-O Re8 11. Bf4 Nh5 12. Bg5 Qc7 13. Qd2 Nd7 14. Bh6 Bh8 15. Rfc1
Nhf6 16. Rab1 Qb6 17. Qc2 Ng4 18. Bf4 Nde5 19. Nxe5 Nxe5 20. Nd1 Bd7 21. Bd2
Rac8 22. h3 c4 23. Ne3 f5 24. a5 Qd8 25. f4 Nf7 26. Nxc4 Rxe2 27. Qd3 Re8 28.
Qb3 Bb5 29. Na3 Re2 30. Qb4 Bd3 31. Rxc8 Qxc8 32. Rc1 Qa8 33. Kh1 Qe8 34. Bf3
Bf6 35. Re1 Rxe1+ 36. Bxe1 Qe3 37. Kg2 Bd4 0-1

[Event "Bhopal International GM Chess Tournament- 2017"]
[Site "Hotel Kanta Shrawan Palace, New four lane road, BHEL Jublee gate, Bhopal"]
[Date "2017.12.24"]
[Round "5"]
[Board "6"]
[White "Yeoh, Li Tian"]
[Black "Ajay Krishna, S"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "A04"]
[WhiteElo "2480"]
[BlackElo "2281"]
[PlyCount "109"]
[EventDate "2017.12.21"]
[EventRounds "10"]
[EventCountry "IND"]

1. Nf3 c5 2. g3 g6 3. Bg2 Bg7 4. O-O Nc6 5. Nc3 d6 6. a3 Nf6 7. Rb1 a5 8. d3
O-O 9. a4 Bd7 10. Nd2 Be6 11. e4 Nd4 12. Nd5 Nxd5 13. exd5 Bd7 14. c3 Nf5 15.
Nc4 e6 16. Qb3 exd5 17. Nb6 c4 18. dxc4 dxc4 19. Nxc4 Be6 20. Qb5 d5 21. Rd1 d4
22. Bf4 g5 23. Bd2 h6 24. Be1 Qc7 25. Nb6 Rad8 26. c4 Nd6 27. Qxa5 Nxc4 28.
Nxc4 Qxc4 29. Bxb7 Bg4 30. Rdc1 Qe6 31. Bb4 Rfe8 32. Bc6 Qb3 33. Bd2 Be2 34.
Re1 d3 35. Bxe8 Rxe8 36. Qb5 Qe6 37. Be3 Bf3 38. Qxd3 Be4 39. Qf1 Qf5 40. Bb6
Rb8 41. Rxe4 Qxe4 42. a5 Qb4 43. b3 Rc8 44. Qd3 Rc3 45. Qd8+ Kh7 46. Qd5 Kg8
47. Be3 Rxe3 48. fxe3 Qc3 49. Rf1 Qxe3+ 50. Kh1 Kh8 51. Qxf7 g4 52. Qd5 Qe2 53.
Rd1 Qa2 54. Qa8+ Kh7 55. Qe4+ 1-0

[Event "Bhopal International GM Chess Tournament- 2017"]
[Site "Hotel Kanta Shrawan Palace, New four lane road, BHEL Jublee gate, Bhopal"]
[Date "2017.12.24"]
[Round "6"]
[Board "4"]
[White "Sangma, Rahul"]
[Black "Yeoh, Li Tian"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "C60"]
[WhiteElo "2311"]
[BlackElo "2480"]
[PlyCount "63"]
[EventDate "2017.12.21"]
[EventRounds "10"]
[EventCountry "IND"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 g6 4. d4 exd4 5. Bg5 Be7 6. Bxe7 Qxe7 7. Bxc6 dxc6
8. Qxd4 Nf6 9. Nc3 Bg4 10. Nd2 O-O 11. f3 Bd7 12. O-O-O c5 13. Qe3 Rfe8 14. g4
Bc6 15. h4 Rad8 16. Qg5 b6 17. Nc4 Rxd1+ 18. Rxd1 Kg7 19. Ne3 Qe5 20. Nf5+ Kh8
21. f4 Qe6 22. Nh6 Kg7 23. Nf5+ Kh8 24. Nh6 Kg7 25. e5 Ng8 26. Nxg8 Rxg8 27.
Rd8 Rxd8 28. Qxd8 Bf3 29. g5 Qc4 30. Qf6+ Kg8 31. Qd8+ Kg7 32. Qf6+ 1/2-1/2

[Event "Bhopal International GM Chess Tournament- 2017"]
[Site "Hotel Kanta Shrawan Palace, New four lane road, BHEL Jublee gate, Bhopal"]
[Date "2017.12.25"]
[Round "7"]
[Board "6"]
[White "Yeoh, Li Tian"]
[Black "Rathnakaran, K."]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C06"]
[WhiteElo "2480"]
[BlackElo "2307"]
[PlyCount "108"]
[EventDate "2017.12.21"]
[EventRounds "10"]
[EventCountry "IND"]

1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nd2 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. Bd3 c5 6. c3 Nc6 7. Ne2 cxd4 8. cxd4
f6 9. exf6 Nxf6 10. O-O Bd6 11. Nf3 Qc7 12. Bg5 O-O 13. Bh4 Nh5 14. Qc2 h6 15.
Bh7+ Kh8 16. Bg6 Rxf3 17. Bxh5 Bxh2+ 18. Kh1 Rf5 19. Bg6 Bd6 20. Bxf5 exf5 21.
Rae1 Qf7 22. Bg3 Bb4 23. Rc1 Bd7 24. Be5 f4 25. Bxf4 Nxd4 26. Nxd4 Qxf4 27. Nf3
Bg4 28. Nh4 Qf6 29. g3 g5 30. f3 Be6 31. Qg6 Rf8 32. Rc7 Bg8 33. Qxf6+ Rxf6 34.
Ng2 Bd6 35. Rd7 Bxg3 36. Ne3 Bd6 37. Ng4 Re6 38. Rc1 h5 39. Nf2 Bg3 40. Kg2 h4
41. Rc8 Re2 42. Rdd8 g4 43. Rxg8+ Kh7 44. fxg4 Rxf2+ 45. Kg1 Rxb2 46. Rh8+ Kg6
47. Rcg8+ Kf6 48. g5+ Kf5 49. g6 d4 50. Rh7 d3 51. g7 Rb1+ 52. Kg2 Rb2+ 53. Kf3
d2 54. Rf8+ Ke5 1-0

[Event "Bhopal International GM Chess Tournament- 2017"]
[Site "Hotel Kanta Shrawan Palace, New four lane road, BHEL Jublee gate, Bhopal"]
[Date "2017.12.26"]
[Round "8"]
[Board "3"]
[White "Khusenkhojaev, Muhammad"]
[Black "Yeoh, Li Tian"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D12"]
[WhiteElo "2451"]
[BlackElo "2480"]
[PlyCount "29"]
[EventDate "2017.12.21"]
[EventRounds "10"]
[EventCountry "IND"]

1. Nf3 d5 2. d4 Nf6 3. c4 c6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nh4 Bg6 7. Be2 Nbd7 8. Nxg6
hxg6 9. h3 Bd6 10. Qb3 Rb8 11. cxd5 exd5 12. Bd2 Qe7 13. O-O O-O 14. a3 Rfe8
15. Qc2 1/2-1/2

[Event "Bhopal International GM Chess Tournament- 2017"]
[Site "Hotel Kanta Shrawan Palace, New four lane road, BHEL Jublee gate, Bhopal"]
[Date "2017.12.27"]
[Round "9"]
[Board "6"]
[White "Yeoh, Li Tian"]
[Black "Gajwa, Ankit"]
[Result "1-0"]
[ECO "C45"]
[WhiteElo "2480"]
[BlackElo "2284"]
[PlyCount "77"]
[EventDate "2017.12.21"]
[EventRounds "10"]
[EventCountry "IND"]

1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Bc5 5. Nxc6 bxc6 6. Bd3 d6 7. Qf3 Ne7 8.
Be3 Bb6 9. Nd2 O-O 10. O-O Ng6 11. Nc4 Be6 12. Nxb6 axb6 13. Qg3 f5 14. exf5
Bxf5 15. Bxf5 Rxf5 16. Bd2 d5 17. b3 Qd6 18. Qxd6 cxd6 19. Rfe1 Kf7 20. a4 Re5
21. Bc3 Rxe1+ 22. Rxe1 c5 23. f4 d4 24. Bd2 Ne7 25. Kf2 Nc6 26. g4 c4 27. bxc4
Rxa4 28. Rb1 Ra2 29. Ke2 Rxc2 30. Kd3 Ra2 31. Rxb6 Ra3+ 32. Ke4 Ne7 33. Rxd6
Rh3 34. Bb4 Rxh2 35. Rd7 Re2+ 36. Kxd4 Ke8 37. Rxe7+ Rxe7 38. Bxe7 Kxe7 39. Ke4
1-0

[Event "Bhopal International GM Chess Tournament- 2017"]
[Site "Hotel Kanta Shrawan Palace, New four lane road, BHEL Jublee gate, Bhopal"]
[Date "2017.12.28"]
[Round "10"]
[Board "2"]
[White "Tran, Tuan Minh"]
[Black "Yeoh, Li Tian"]
[Result "1/2-1/2"]
[ECO "D12"]
[WhiteElo "2544"]
[BlackElo "2480"]
[PlyCount "165"]
[EventDate "2017.12.21"]
[EventRounds "10"]
[EventCountry "IND"]

1. c4 c6 2. d4 d5 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. e3 Bf5 5. Nc3 e6 6. Nh4 Bg6 7. Be2 Nbd7 8. O-O
Bd6 9. g3 O-O 10. Nxg6 hxg6 11. Qb3 Rb8 12. Qc2 dxc4 13. Bxc4 Qe7 14. a3 b5 15.
Be2 a5 16. Rd1 Rfc8 17. Bd2 b4 18. axb4 axb4 19. Ne4 Nxe4 20. Qxe4 c5 21. Rac1
Nb6 22. dxc5 Bxc5 23. Be1 Na4 24. b3 Nc3 25. Bxc3 bxc3 26. Rxc3 Rd8 27. Rdc1
Ba3 28. R1c2 Qf6 29. Kg2 g5 30. h3 g6 31. Bf3 Kg7 32. Qa4 Bd6 33. Rc4 Rb6 34.
Rd2 Rdb8 35. Qd7 Rd8 36. Qa4 Rdb8 37. Rd3 Qb2 38. Qa7 Qa3 39. Ra4 Qc5 40. Rc4
Qb5 41. Qa2 Be5 42. Qc2 Rd6 43. Bc6 Qa5 44. Rc5 Qd8 45. Be4 Rxd3 46. Bxd3 Qd6
47. Bb5 Bf6 48. Ba4 Rb7 49. Qc4 Be7 50. Qc3+ Bf6 51. Qc4 Be7 52. Rc8 Rb4 53.
Qc2 Qd5+ 54. Kg1 Bf6 55. Rc5 Qe4 56. Qxe4 Rxe4 57. Rc7 Kf8 58. Rc8+ Ke7 59.
Rc7+ Kf8 60. Rc8+ Ke7 61. Rb8 Bc3 62. Rb7+ Kf8 63. Rb5 Re5 64. Rb8+ Ke7 65.
Rb7+ Kf8 66. Kf1 Rd5 67. Rc7 Ba5 68. Rc4 Rd1+ 69. Kg2 Be1 70. Kf1 Ba5+ 71. Ke2
Rd2+ 72. Kf3 Rb2 73. Rc1 f5 74. g4 Ke7 75. Rd1 Kf6 76. Ra1 Bb4 77. Bd7 Ke7 78.
Ba4 Kf6 79. Bd7 Ke7 80. Bc8 Rc2 81. Ba6 e5 82. Kg2 e4 83. Bb7 1/2-1/2


  • Related links (from IM Alex Wohl blog)

Bhopal prizegiving ceremony, rounds 9 & 10
Bizarre days in Bhopal Rounds 7&8
Second double round day in Bhopal. rounds 5&6
City of lakes and round 4
Bhopal, first impressions and round1.

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