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

Arthur Bisguier vs Larry Melvyn Evans
Wertheim Memorial (1951), New York, NY USA, rd 2, Jun-04
Queen's Indian Defense: Kasparov Variation (E12)  ·  1-0


explore this opening
find similar games 26 more Bisguier/Larry Evans games
sac: 18.exf4 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.

Kibitzer's Corner
Feb-19-06  woodenbishop: I'm sure Evans walked away from this game feeling cheated of a win.
Feb-19-06  suenteus po 147: <woodenbishop> Perhaps. Evans had to be questioning what Bisguier sacs and kingside demolition were about, though. There's something to be said for lessons of caution in attacking games.
Feb-19-06  Caissanist: I don't see a win for Evans at any point in this game, probablyhe's already busted by the time of the knight sac. 10...f5 looks bad to me, after that Bisguier pretty much has everything his way.
Mar-03-14  jerseybob: I think black could've postponed 0-0 for at least one more move, say with 7..Nbd7 or may 7..c5 right away, to see where white's king will live. White in that case may decide not to castle long, but operate on the c-file starting with cd. Bisguier just had Evans' number at this point in their careers, though that would eventually change.
Mar-04-14  RookFile: White's attack is stronger than it appears. For example, after 20. Rde1 Qf7, white plays 21. g6! However, 16.....Bxf4 appears to give black chances for an equal game.
Mar-05-14  jerseybob: I'll definitely go with 16..Bf4 also. Evans' 16..h6? is naive to the extreme; did he actually think white would withdraw the knight?
Mar-05-14  RookFile: I think that Evans figured he was going to suffer, and might as well have something to show for it, in case white made a mistake.
Mar-05-14  jerseybob: Right, but that motif of propping up a piece on g5(or g4) with the h-pawn to open the h-file is as old as the hills.
NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, is 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, profane, raunchy, or disgusting language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate or nonsense posts.
  3. No malicious personal attacks, including cyber stalking, systematic antagonism, or gratuitous name-calling of any member Iincludinfgall Admin and Owners or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. If you think someone is an idiot, then provide evidence that their reasoning is invalid and/or idiotic, instead of just calling them an idiot. It's a subtle but important distinction, even in political discussions.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No malicious posting of or linking to personal, private, and/or negative information (aka "doxing" or "doxxing") about any member, (including all Admin and Owners) or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. This includes all media: text, images, video, audio, or otherwise. Such actions will result in severe sanctions for any violators.
  6. NO TROLLING. Admin and Owners know it when they see it, and sanctions for any trolls will be significant.
  7. Any off-topic posts which distract from the primary topic of discussion are subject to removal.
  8. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by Moderators is expressly prohibited.
  9. The use of "sock puppet" accounts in an attempt to undermine any side of a debate—or to create a false impression of consensus or support—is prohibited.
  10. All decisions with respect to deleting posts, and any subsequent discipline, are final, and occur at the sole discretion of the Moderators, Admin, and Owners.
  11. Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a Moderator.

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, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of, its employees, or sponsors. All Moderator actions taken are at the sole discretion of the Admin and Owners—who will strive to act fairly and consistently at all times.
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?]
Larry Evans, nemesis #4: a gift he couldn't refuse
from The Art of Bisguier by Resignation Trap
Round 2 -- 4 Jun 1951
from 1951 Wertheim Memorial by crawfb5
QID Kasparov Var. resembles Curry (E12) 1-0 Spearhead on h-file
from Larry's Lovely Art by fredthebear
QID Kasparov Var. resembles Curry (E12) 1-0 Spearhead on h-file
from Killer Rubbish Fredthebear Won't Eat by fredthebear

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 2001-2019, Chessgames Services LLC