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!)
Braslav Rabar vs Efim Bogoljubov
Munich (1941), Munich GER, rd 9, Sep-15
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B90)  ·  1-0
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

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 1 more B Rabar/Bogoljubov game
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: If you find a mistake in the database, use the correction form. There is a link at the bottom that reads "Spot an error? Please suggest your correction..." Avoid posting corrections in the kibitzing area.

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
Jan-20-06  Autoreparaturwerkbau: 11...Be6?? Paralyzing e-pawn for the whole mid-game wasn't too smart by black + White played flawless ending.
Jan-22-06  jackmandoo: Just because the bishop move looks funny, it doesent mean that it's not playable. It is actually quite sound and I have beaten 2 GM's with this move.
Jan-23-06  Autoreparaturwerkbau: <Jack McAdoo> I'm sure you did.
Feb-10-06  blingice: He did, I was there.
Feb-13-06  Autoreparaturwerkbau: <Blind Ice> I'm sure you were, too.
Sep-27-06  Maatalkko: <Autoreparaturwerkbau> 11...Be6 is extremely common in Sicillian positions where Black fianchettos, like the Dragon. Black doesn't want to move his e-pawn anyway, because that would weaken the d-pawn, which sits on a half-open file.
Sep-27-06  Maatalkko: Besides, Bogoljubow was a World Championship challenger, and someone with a 1700-1800 on Yahoo should think twice before giving him a blunder mark.
Nov-30-07  Arbitrarily0: Can someone explain to me why Rabar didn't play 42. Nxf7 fork? I'm sure there is an obvious reason - but I'm an "extreme" beginner.
Nov-30-07  turkish tickler: all white did was move out of check so that nf7 would come in next move to win.

notice that kf3 was better than an immediate nf7 since black would play bc5+ uncovering an attack on the undefended white rook on d1 and WINNING after a rook trade and the black knight would come into e3 forking the king and undefended white bishop on c4, while also removing the guard of the knight hanging around on f7.

This means black would be up a piece. therefore white gets out of the way of the check and forks on f7 next move.

Dec-01-07  Arbitrarily0: Thanks
May-26-09  Sebas88: interesting
May-26-09  WhiteRook48: and about 42...Bc7? White can't fork on f7 but wins nevertheless
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?]
tfloyd's Silcian openings
by tfloyd
mlondi's favorite games
by mlondi
Braslav Rabar (1919-1973)
from Player of the day: notable game IV by nikolaas


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 2001-2017, Chessgames Services LLC