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!)
Viktor Kupreichik vs Lev Alburt
USSR (1974)
Alekhine Defense: Four Pawns Attack. Main Line (B03)  ·  0-1
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 20 times; par: 46 [what's this?]

explore this opening
find similar games 5 more Kupreichik/Alburt games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can get computer analysis by clicking the "ENGINE" button below the game.

PGN Viewer:  What is this?
For help with this chess viewer, please see the Olga Chess Viewer Quickstart Guide.
PREMIUM MEMBERS CAN REQUEST COMPUTER ANALYSIS [more info]

Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-08-05  siggemannen: cool game, not sure if white's attack was sound or not...
Jul-18-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  Sleeping kitten: Compare with G Den Broeder vs De Veij, 1980 a correspondence game with the same queen sacrifice. The incredible king salvation in this game may have been too deep to be found on the board.
Sep-09-09  nasmichael: Above par on this one with Guess The Move; I enjoyed playing it, and I learned something about defending my territory. Also, in considering longer-term plans, I can appreciate prophylaxis a bit better, I think.
Feb-27-11  nofum: Why are all the notable games of Lev Alburt Nf6 on the first move for the black player? Someone on this site is poking fun at him.
Apr-10-18
Premium Chessgames Member
  fredthebear: After 19...QxBf1 the Black queen sacrifice appears to be sound. There would be exchanges with the rooks 20.RxQf1 RxRf1+ 21.Kd2 Nc4+ 22.Ke2 Raf8. White feels the pressure after his back rank has been raided, knights are overhead, and Black connects rooks upon the open the f-file. Black is threatening 23...R8f2# with the rook battery.

In the actual game, White declined to accept the queen sacrifice and played 20.e7 instead, leading to further complications. Nothing tame about this game!

Do see <Sleeping kitten>'s link above as the Q sacrifice is accepted in an incredible correspondence game.

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?]
Four Pawns. 33a
from Alekhines by PinkLedDoor
GF3) Alekhine Defense: Four Pawns Attack. Main Line (B03) 0-1
from Battleship 1e4 Fredthebear at War! by fredthebear
alekhine
by flowerbear
Alekhine Def. Four Ps Attk. Main Line (B03) 0-1 Q sac declined
from Def Alekhine's Def per Buddy, Edwin, Meta, Carac by fredthebear
Alekhine's Defense
from ALEKHINE DEFENCE by gambitfan
Lev Alburt (1945-)
from Player of the day: notable game III by nikolaas
Alekhine's Defense
from FAVORITE PLAYERS by gambitfan
Prophylaxis helps the Black king stay afloat.
from Using "Guess the Move!" to add a dimension to st by nasmichael
Alekhine Defense
by Morphischer


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