chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · Laboratory · Collections · Openings · Endgames · Sacrifices · History · Search Kibitzing · Kibitzer's Café · Chessforums · Tournament Index · Players · Kibitzing

 
98_C42f_Russian Game (all but 4.Nxf7!?)
Compiled by whiteshark
--*--

1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nf6 Petrov Defense (C42)

1 e4 e5 2 Nf3 Nf6 3 d4 exd4 4 e5 Ne4 5 Qxd4 Petrov, Modern Attack (C43)

Check: Game Collection: The Cutthroat Petrov (70 games) Yes, you read right. If you think the Petrov Defense is a boring way to start a chess game, that's only because you don't play it correctly. All you need to do is to be on the tactical alert and fireworks result even in this supposedly sleep-inducing opening. Don't believe it? Play over the following games, then decide.

Database mainline is: <1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. d4 d5 6. Bd3 Nc6 7. O-O Be7 8. c4 Nb4 9. Be2 O-O 10. Nc3 Bf5 11. a3 Nxc3 12. bxc3 Nc6 13. Re1 Re8 14. cxd5 Qxd5 15. Bf4 Rac8 >


click for larger view

Opening Explorer (152 games left)

Check also:

http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches... (165 games by Yusupov)

http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches... (123 games by Gelfand)

http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches... (101 games by Kramnik)

http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches... (90 games by Pavasovic)

http://www.chessgames.com/perl/ches... (90 games by Marshall)

Hydra vs A Nickel, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 38 moves, 1/2-1/2

Leko vs Kramnik, 2004  
(C42) Petrov Defense, 65 moves, 0-1

Janowski vs Marshall, 1912 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 0-1

A Zapata vs Anand, 1988 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 6 moves, 1-0

Judit Polgar vs Karpov, 2003 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 26 moves, 1-0

Anand vs Kramnik, 2005 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 20 moves, 1-0

Psakhis vs Yusupov, 1980 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 64 moves, 1-0

Beliavsky vs Yusupov, 1981
(C42) Petrov Defense, 40 moves, 1-0

Dolmatov vs Yusupov, 1981 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 44 moves, 1-0

Kupreichik vs Yusupov, 1987 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

I Nepomniachtchi vs Li Chao, 2017 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

Qun Ma vs Liu Qingnan, 2017 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 33 moves, 1-0

Wei Yi vs Yu Yangyi, 2017 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 64 moves, 1-0

Kamsky vs Yusupov, 1992
(C42) Petrov Defense, 76 moves, 1-0

Kamsky vs Yusupov, 1992
(C42) Petrov Defense, 79 moves, 1-0

Adams vs Yusupov, 1993 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 41 moves, 1-0

buergelized Petroff
G Milos vs M I Sorokin, 1995
(C42) Petrov Defense, 12 moves, 1/2-1/2

buergelized Petroff
T Gara vs A Gara, 2008 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 9 moves, 1/2-1/2

buergelized Petroff
A Zhigalko vs Gelfand, 2009 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 8 moves, 1/2-1/2

buergelized Petroff
M Damjanovic vs H Lehmann, 1967 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 10 moves, 1/2-1/2

buergelized Petroff
I Zaitsev vs Karpov, 1966 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 14 moves, 1/2-1/2

buergelized Petroff
J M De La Villa Garcia vs B Lalic, 2001 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 6 moves, 1/2-1/2

Games That Need Not Be in the Database
M L Garcia vs J Diaz Diaz, 2001 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 4 moves, 1/2-1/2

Lowens vs Stafford, 1950 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 6 moves, 0-1

R Franz vs Mayet, 1858 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 69 moves, 0-1

de Firmian vs K G Shirazi, 1986 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 30 moves, 0-1

Lasker vs Marshall, 1914 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

S Boden vs Morphy, 1858  
(C27) Vienna Game, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Loewenthal vs Morphy, 1858 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 80 moves, 0-1

Loewenthal vs Morphy, 1858 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 70 moves, 1-0

Loewenthal vs Morphy, 1858 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 44 moves, 1/2-1/2

Yates vs Marshall, 1925 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 23 moves, 0-1

Nimzowitsch vs Marshall, 1914 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 1/2-1/2

Capablanca vs Marshall, 1914 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Alekhine vs Marshall, 1914 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 55 moves, 1-0

Tarrasch vs Marshall, 1914 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

Capablanca vs Marshall, 1914 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 61 moves, 1-0

Capablanca vs Marshall, 1913 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 53 moves, 0-1

Wang Hao vs Wang Yue, 2017
(C42) Petrov Defense, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Naiditsch vs Wang Hao, 2017
(C42) Petrov Defense, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Wang Hao vs Ni Hua, 2017
(C42) Petrov Defense, 57 moves, 0-1

Ganguly vs Wang Hao, 2015 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 69 moves, 1-0

Jakovenko vs Wang Hao, 2007 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 87 moves, 1/2-1/2

Karjakin vs Wang Hao, 2013 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Nakamura vs Wang Hao, 2013 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

Wang Hao vs D G Fridman, 2013 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 48 moves, 1-0

Ponomariov vs Wang Hao, 2013
(C42) Petrov Defense, 47 moves, 1/2-1/2

Wang Hao vs Nisipeanu, 2013
(C42) Petrov Defense, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Caruana vs Wang Hao, 2013 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 48 moves, 0-1

Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1974 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 31 moves, 1-0

Karpov vs Korchnoi, 1981 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 53 moves, 1-0

Kupreichik vs M Dvoretsky, 1974 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 26 moves, 0-1

E Mukhin vs Dolmatov, 1977 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 46 moves, 0-1

Timman vs Yusupov, 1992
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 31 moves, 1/2-1/2

Timman vs Yusupov, 1992 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 31 moves, 1-0

Timman vs Yusupov, 1992 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 52 moves, 1-0

Liu Qingnan vs Xiangyu Xu, 2017
(C42) Petrov Defense, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

M Vachier-Lagrave vs Li Chao, 2017 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 50 moves, 1-0

Bacrot vs S Bogner, 2016
(C42) Petrov Defense, 32 moves, 1-0

Short vs M L Condie, 1984 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Van der Wiel vs Short, 1985 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 34 moves, 1-0

Kramnik vs Caruana, 2018 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 66 moves, 0-1

W So vs Caruana, 2018 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 65 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kavalek vs B Toth, 1976 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 52 moves, 0-1

Svidler vs Landa, 2005
(C42) Petrov Defense, 52 moves, 1-0

Karjakin vs Caruana, 2018 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 48 moves, 1-0

Grischuk vs Caruana, 2018 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 69 moves, 0-1

G Halvax vs A D Ivanova, 2012 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 85 moves, 1-0

Boleslavsky vs Alatortsev, 1945
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 21 moves, 1/2-1/2

3N
K Saravana vs Ali Al-hamed Zayed, 2017
(C42) Petrov Defense, 22 moves, 1-0

Caruana vs Yifan Hou, 2018 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 98 moves, 1/2-1/2

cr 4.dxe5 Bc5 5.Bc4 Nxf2 6.Bxf7+ Kxf7 7.Qd5+ Kg6 8.Qxc5 Nxh1
T Turgut vs R Moll, 2013 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

Vitiugov vs Caruana, 2018 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 40 moves, 0-1

dull Petrov
Geller vs Yusupov, 1979
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 23 moves, 1/2-1/2

4. Nc4 Nxe4 5. Nc3 Nxc3 6. dxc3 d5 7. Ne3 Be6 8. Bd3 Nc6 9. f4
O Sarapu vs Purdy, 1952 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 50 moves, 1-0

Junior vs The Baron, 2009
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 29 moves, 1-0

F Vallejo Pons vs R O Perez Garcia, 2009 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 47 moves, 1-0

E Romanov vs D Khismatullin, 2018
(C42) Petrov Defense, 49 moves, 1/2-1/2

Fun
G Palchun vs I Bocharov, 2018 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 33 moves, 0-1

M Antipov vs M Codenotti, 2012 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 20 moves, 1-0

I Vargha vs K Darga, 1979
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 23 moves, 1-0

A Polyaninov vs W Leenen, 2001
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 15 moves, 1-0

Tal vs K Darga, 1963 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 48 moves, 1-0

Tal vs V Osnos, 1965 
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 41 moves, 1-0

Tal vs L Shamkovich, 1972
(C42) Petrov Defense, 45 moves, 1-0

Tal vs Karpov, 1975
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 30 moves, 1/2-1/2

Tal vs Suetin, 1977 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 38 moves, 0-1

Tal vs G Garcia Gonzalez, 1983 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 29 moves, 1-0

I Iljiushenok vs A Iljin, 2018
(C42) Petrov Defense, 48 moves, 1/2-1/2

French Attack
Anand vs Yifan Hou, 2017 
(C01) French, Exchange, 53 moves, 1-0

Budapest vs Paris, 1843 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 48 moves, 1-0

Kamsky vs Karpov, 1994 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 67 moves, 1/2-1/2

Kasparov vs Ehlvest, 2002 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 61 moves, 1-0

Carlsen vs Caruana, 2018 
(A00) Uncommon Opening, 41 moves, 1/2-1/2

Ljubojevic vs Smyslov, 1984
(C42) Petrov Defense, 42 moves, 1-0

P Clarke vs Fazekas, 1956
(C43) Petrov, Modern Attack, 80 moves, 1/2-1/2

W So vs Caruana, 2018 
(D37) Queen's Gambit Declined, 35 moves, 1/2-1/2

3.d3 - Philidor's Defense Reversed
Keres vs D Allan, 1975 
(C42) Petrov Defense, 25 moves, 1-0

98 games

 » View all game collections by whiteshark PGN Download
 » Search entire game collection library
 » Clone this game collection (copy it to your account)
 » FAQ: Help with Game Collections


home | about | login | logout | F.A.Q. | your profile | preferences | Premium Membership | Kibitzer's Café | Biographer's Bistro | new kibitzing | chessforums | Tournament Index | Player Directory | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2018, Chessgames Services LLC