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

(If you register a free account you won't see all these ads!)
David Przepiorka vs Lajos Steiner
"Piece Offering" (game of the day Nov-28-2006)
Debrecen (1925), Debrecen HUN, rd 8
Formation: King's Indian Attack (A07)  ·  1-0
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 13 times; par: 52 [what's this?]

NOTE: You are using our new chess viewer, "Olga." For more info see the Olga Quickstart Guide. You can switch back to the old viewer (pgn4web) from the pulldown menu below. If you have questions or suggestions see our Olga chessforum.

explore this opening
find similar games 3 more Przepiorka/L Steiner games
+ sac: 29.Rxg7+ PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: To access more information about the players (more games, favorite openings, statistics, sometimes a biography and photograph), click their highlighted names at the top of this page.

PGN Viewer:  What is this?
For help with this chess viewer, please see the Olga Chess Viewer Quickstart Guide.
    [help]

Kibitzer's Corner
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 2 OF 2 ·  Later Kibitzing>
Dec-08-05  JG7: Nice game by Przepiorka
Nov-28-06  netlava: Perhaps 25...Nc8 would have been better for black.
Nov-28-06  Isolated Pawn: Can't believe this pun hadn't been used before. Nice one.
Nov-28-06  alphee: <Isolated Pawn:> I loved the game but totally missed the pun, can you help? Thanks.
Nov-28-06  Total Blunder: Besides "Game of the Day", Chessgames.com shoul also publish the "Blunder of the Day". Well, you probably know why am I thinking about this today...
Nov-28-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  Phony Benoni: Przepiorka certainly had his days. He had a game with Patay which dwarfs even this one for fireworks. Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to be in the database.
Nov-28-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  thegoodanarchist: <alphee>

The pun is based on the phrase "peace offering", which is a gift offering to an enemy to resolve conflict between two groups or two people.

If Black accepts one of White's two "piece offerings", the game will end quickly.

Nov-28-06  Rubenus: Eeh, total blunder, wat do you mean?
And what does everyone mean with 'the pun'? Thanks.
Nov-28-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  kevin86: First white sacs a bishop twice,then a rook-and finally a queen,though the latter sac is at the expense of a KING.

Great blunders of the past:Custer-"Over there I think those are friendly Indians".

Hitler:"Let's take the city of Stalingrad! It should be done without too much trouble".

Detroit Tiger pitchers:when they threw to any base but home plate (on a piotch)in the world series vs St Louis.

Can any chess blunder compare with these?

Nov-28-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  Peligroso Patzer: Very nice game. It appears that 26. Bxf5! wins outright. I cannot see any way for Black to defend after that sacrifice. 30. Bh6+ is an even more beautiful sacrifice, and how gracious of Steiner to play into the more elegant mate (rather than the comparatively prosaic 30. ... Kg8/h8 31. Qxf8#).
Nov-28-06  The17thPawn: Enjoyable game and quite enlightening for me as I have never seen the Zukertort Opening. My German's definitely bad but doesn't that mean Sugar Cake? Well it certainly proved a piece of cake for Przepiorka.
Nov-28-06  LuckyBlunder: Dunno how's your german but one was polish and the other hungarian :D
Nov-28-06  The17thPawn: <LuckyBlunder> - Thanks but I was referring to the Opening name of "Zukertort". I believe there was a very strong player by this name in the mid 1800's
Nov-28-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  Phony Benoni: Here's Johnny!

Johannes Zukertort

Nov-28-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  shalgo: Zukertort lost to Steinitz in what is generally regarded as the first official World Championship match (1886).
Nov-28-06  mrknightly: 24.Bh3 is one of the most subtle sacrafices I have ever seen..."Here take my bishop and come into my King's court..." Only to draw the Queen away so the rook and dark bishop can penetrate. I would never have seen that over the board.
Nov-28-06  black knight c6: If you think that's a subtle sacrifice, then check the many games of Mikhail Tal Half the sacrifices he made had absolutely no mating attack in site whatsoever. 1/4 seem to have been made on innitiative and intuitive feeling only. But brilliant combanativie play by Przepiorka here. very nice bishop play/sacs!
Nov-28-06  TTLump: <mrknightly: 24.Bh3 is one of the most subtle sacrafices I have ever seen...> I completely agree. when I first saw that move, I was quite startled, but after some analysis, it didn't take long to see the idea behind it. It always amazes me how many moves are so obvious only AFTER I see them played!
Nov-28-06  TTLump: this game is an object lesson in a couple of basic principles, King safety and file control.

Black should have played 24 ... Qd8, instead of opening up the space in front of his King with f5? And then on the very next move he misses an opportunity to restrict the white rook's control of the e-file with 25 ... Be5, instead scurrying over to the Queen side with 25 ... Qb5?

nevertheless, brilliant play by white!

Nov-28-06  jackmandoo: I dont agree with TTLump, I think the two principals this game is all about is Numkber 1: and Number 16: These are important. Also I am missing my refridgerator, if anyone knows where it is please let me know. Dont call me or post me a message; just whisper the location of the refridgerator into a stray kittens ear, your words will find me, in due time my dear...in due time.....
Nov-29-06  Archives: <I dont agree with TTLump, I think the two principals this game is all about is Numkber 1: and Number 16: These are important. Also I am missing my refridgerator, if anyone knows where it is please let me know. Dont call me or post me a message; just whisper the location of the refridgerator into a stray kittens ear, your words will find me, in due time my dear...in due time.....>

Haha! LOL

Nov-30-06  The17thPawn: <jackmandoo> You come off as a complete madman but I can't resist reading your posts. I guess lunacy like infancy is contagious.
Dec-01-06  alphee: <thegoodanarchist> Thanks ;-)
Dec-01-06  alphee: <kevin86:> and a couple of other: (1) Stalin who 1 week before the germans attacked thought they wouldn't not and acted accordingly. Took him days before he recovered and acted. (2) the IBM founder who said something like "there is barely a need for 2 computers in the world" ...
Apr-08-09  AugustAle: a nice piece of Przepiorka
search thread:   
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 2 OF 2 ·  Later Kibitzing>
NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, totally anonymous, and 100% free--plus, it entitles you to features otherwise unavailable. Pick your username now and join the chessgames community!
If you already have an account, you should login now.
Please observe our posting guidelines:
  1. No obscene, racist, sexist, or profane language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, or duplicating posts.
  3. No personal attacks against other members.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No posting personal information of members.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform an administrator.


NOTE: Keep all discussion on the topic of this page. This forum is for this specific game and nothing else. If you want to discuss chess in general, or this site, you might try the Kibitzer's Café.
Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors.
Spot an error? Please submit a correction slip and help us eliminate database mistakes!
This game is type: CLASSICAL (Disagree? Please submit a correction slip.)

Featured in the Following Game Collections [what is this?]
26.Bxf5!, 29.Rxg7+!! and 30.Bh6+!! Unforgettable!
from Attacking the King and the Kings of the attack. by syracrophy
Round 8
from Debrecen 1925 by Phony Benoni
barb's favorite games 2
by barb
March 1944
from Solitaire Chess column in Chess Review by SirIvanhoe
barb's favorite games 2 compiled by barb
by fredthebear
Game 408
from The Golden Treasury of Chess Part 2 by biglo
kanonmatt!! SPELA!!
from xfer's favorite games 2006 by fredthebear
Too many sacs to count...(GOTD)
from Collections in Idleness 5 by xajik
Game of the Days
by hidude
kanonmatt!! SPELA!!
from xfer's favorite games 2006 by xfer
shakman's favorite games - 3
by shakman
Too many sacs to count...(GOTD)
from Collections in Idleness 5 by Trigonometrist
ryszard ochodzki's favorite games
by ryszard ochodzki
series of sacrifices before mate
from henritiens' favorite games by henritiens
Brutal Attacking Chess
by JoseTigranTalFischer
David Przepiórka (1880-1940)
from PLayer of the day:notable game II by nikolaas
Game of the Nov-28-06
from Games of the day 4 by Herkus
pink gorilla's favorite games
by pink gorilla
juanitoguate's favorite games
by juanitoguate
Brutal Attacking Chess
by Timothy Glenn Forney
plus 3 more collections (not shown)


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 | advertising | contact us
Copyright 2001-2017, Chessgames Services LLC