|Feb-15-05|| ||AltoidJunki: I don't see what the threat is at 19. . .Qa5. Can someone help me? Why does the rook move? I assumed it is to protect the c3 square but I can't see why. Bc3 and black loses the exchange, so I must be missing something. Is there a fault with 19 ... Qa5 20. Qc2? |
|Feb-15-05|| ||seelyons: umm its obvious.. the KNIGHT cant move because the queen is on a5..the knight is pinned.. |
|Feb-15-05|| ||beatgiant: <AltoidJunki>
<Is there a fault with 19 ... Qa5 20. Qc2?>
I don't see an immediate win of material for Black, but the control of all the main open lines with 20...Re3 21. Rd1 Rae8 22. Nc1 Bd4, etc. looks like a decisive advantage.
|Feb-15-05|| ||eyalbd: In "My 60 Memorable Games" Fischer gives 20 Rc1?.
According to his notes the threat is:
20 .. Bd4+ 21. Kh1 Re3 22. Qd1 Rae8 and the pin on the "e" file is decisive.
Fischer suggested 20 Qb1! as the best defence. It protects the a2 pawn and prevents 20...Bd4+ since 21.NxB is possible.
|Feb-23-06|| ||Fan of Leko: It's strange that a game where white plays so badly would be included by Fischer as one of his best.|
|Feb-23-06|| ||Runemaster: <Fan of Leko> Fischer chose the games for his book because they were "memorable". So yes, White played badly in this game, but that in itself might be memorable.|
|Feb-23-06|| ||Snow Man: that's sick dude.|
|Feb-23-06|| ||RookFile: I never thought about it this way, but I agree that Szabo didn't play well here.|
|Dec-24-09|| ||ROADDOG: Sean Godley did a very good vid on this game.
|Feb-05-12|| ||notyetagm: Another fine win by Fischer from the 1960 Leipzig Olympiad.|
[Event "Leipzig ol"]
[Site "Leipzig ol"]
[White "Laszlo Szabo"]
[Black "Robert James Fischer"]
1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 g6 3. Nc3 Bg7 4. e4 O-O 5. Bg5 d6 6. Qd2 c5
7. d5 e6 8. Bd3 exd5 9. Nxd5 Be6 10. Ne2 Bxd5 11. exd5 Nbd7
12. O-O Ne5 13. f4 Nxd3 14. Qxd3 h6 15. Bh4 Re8 16. Rae1 Qb6
17. Bxf6 Bxf6 18. f5 g5 19. b3 Qa5 20. Rc1 Qxa2 21. Rc2 Re3
22. Qxe3 Qxc2 23. Kh1 a5 24. h4 a4 0-1
|Feb-05-12|| ||notyetagm: Game Collection: UNDERMINE! STRIKING THE BASE OF THE PAWN CHAIN|
Szabo vs Fischer, 1960 24 ... a4-a5! strikes at b3-pawn chain base, undermining c4-d5
|Feb-05-12|| ||notyetagm: Game Collection: OVERLOADED: TTTCIE: QxR / ... QxR|
Szabo vs Fischer, 1960 21 ... Re8-e3! White d3-queen protects c2-rook from a2-queen
|Feb-05-12|| ||notyetagm: Game Collection: WEAK, WEAK PAWNS|
|Aug-29-12|| ||TheFocus: This is game 22 in Fischer's <My 60 Memorable Games>.|