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

There are 2 clues unsolved right now on the Holiday Contest Clues Page!   [Official Contest Rules]
(If you register a free account you won't see all these ads!)
Vladimir Kramnik vs Viswanathan Anand
PCA Qualifiers (1993), Groningen NED, rd 11, Dec-30
Slav Defense: Exchange Variation. Symmetrical Line (D14)  ·  1/2-1/2
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

explore this opening
find similar games 195 more Kramnik/Anand games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: If you register a free account you will be able to create game collections and add games and notes to them. For more information on game collections, see our Help Page.

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
Sep-17-07  dumbgai: Wow, what a fierce tactical battle (sarcasm)!
Aug-26-08  Mostolesdude: I want my money back!!!
Aug-27-08  Rishik: Both A and K saw deeper here..
Nov-06-08  holygrail: what a boring game. *yawn*
Nov-07-08  hrvyklly: I have to admit I always defended Kramnik against childish accusations of 'Drawnik', but now...
Nov-07-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  acirce: This was the final round of the PCA qualifying tournament (to the Candidates Matches). Kramnik knew that a draw was enough, but he could not risk a loss. Critizing him for making a draw in that situation seems a little ... bizarre; the whole point of participating was to qualify, not to play for a win in every game.
Nov-07-08  hrvyklly: <acirce> Granted. I assumed as much, but was too lazy to look it up.
Nov-07-08  percyblakeney: This is a reliable line to show peaceful intentions, of the 162 games in the database after 10. ... Qxd6 one is incorrectly given as 0-1, one is a fake game (L S Hwang vs H Kim, 2005) and all the others are drawn, with one single exception:

E Macskasy vs R Fuchs, 1964

Apr-05-09  WhiteRook48: these are atheists
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 page contains Editor Notes. Click here to read them.>
This game is type: CLASSICAL (Disagree? Please submit a correction slip.)

Featured in the Following Game Collections [what is this?]
Kramnik Best Style Games
by Garry Power
Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation (D14)
from Draw with each Opening (Kramnik) by Drawing Lessons
Queen's Gambit Declined Slav, Exchange Variation (D14)
from 1Krmnk Short Shakes by fredthebear
Kramnik Draw Champion
by Butterflies
Round 11 (December 30)
from PCA Qualifiers Groningen 1993 by Chessdreamer
Exciting Kramnik Games
by Verbatim 2HD


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