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

Fred Dewhirst Yates vs Isidor Gunsberg
BCF-ch 11th (1914), Chester ENG, rd 4, Aug-13
Spanish Game: Open Variations. Classical Defense (C83)  ·  1-0
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

explore this opening
find similar games 1 more Yates/Gunsberg game
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: If you do not want to read posts by a certain member, put them on your ignore list.

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]

A COMPUTER ANNOTATED SCORE OF THIS GAME IS AVAILABLE.  [CLICK HERE]

Kibitzer's Corner
May-07-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  Chessical: Gunsberg defends well aginst Yate's attack but eventually stumbles in the complications.


click for larger view

An alternative defence was: <20...cxd4!> 21. f5 Bxe6 (not 21... fxe6 22. fxg6 Bf6 23. Qh5 Bf5) 22. fxe6 f5 23. Bxf5 Ne3 (not 23... gxf5 24. Rxf5!) 24. Bxe3 dxe3 25. Bxg6 hxg6 26.Qd3 Rf8 27. Qxg6+ Kh8 =

What Gunsberg played should have been adequate after

<23...Kh8!> 24. Qh3 Ne5 (not 24...Rxe6?! 25.fxe6 Bxe6 26. Rxe6 fxe6 27. Qxe6) 25. Rxe5 Bxe5 26. fxg6 fxg6 27. exd7 Re7 =

May-08-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  Chessical: After <20...cxd4> the contemporary concensus appears to have been that <21. Qg4> Bxe6 <22. Rxe6> won, but after


click for larger view

<20...d3!!> bringing the dark square Bishop alive and allowing an exchnage or Rooks (or <22...fxe6> 23. Bxg6, which has given as the refutation but is not, <23...Bf6> 24. Bxe8+ Kh8 25. Bc6 Rb8 26. Qxe6 dxc3 with advantage to Black) 23. Bxd3 Bc5+ 24. Kh1 Rxe6 winning.

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 Chessgames.com, 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.

This game is type: CLASSICAL. Please report incorrect or missing information by submitting a correction slip to help us improve the quality of our content.

<This page contains Editor Notes. Click here to read them.>

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
One-Hundred-and-One of my Best Games of Chess
by Resignation Trap
Game 71
from Master Games - Chess (Tartakower/du Mont) by Qindarka
Game 71
from 500 Master Games of Chess by smarticecream
This time Gunsberg's gun misfires
from Chess Strategy by SamAtoms1980
Game 71
from Master Games - Chess (Tartakower/du Mont) by Jersey Joe
May / June, p. 109 [Game 100 / 2976]
from American Chess Bulletin 1915 by Phony Benoni


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