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


register now - it's free!
Anatoly Karpov vs Garry Kasparov
"The Brisbane Bombshell" (game of the day Nov-05-08)
Karpov - Kasparov World Championship Match (1985)  ·  Sicilian Defense: Paulsen Variation. Gary Gambit (B44)  ·  0-1
To move:
Last move:

Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 73 times; par: 58 [what's this?]

explore this opening
find similar games 192 more Karpov/Kasparov games
sac: 33...Ne4 PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: Click on the e8 square to see a computer engine analysis of the position.

PGN Viewer:  What is this?
For help with the default chess viewer, please see the Pgn4web Quickstart Guide.

Kibitzer's Corner
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 11 OF 11 ·  Later Kibitzing>
Jan-26-14  PJs Studio: Kasparov - the most dangerous player ever. My favorite game of his.
Mar-03-14  chrisfalter: @HeHateMe - The gambit 8...d5!? was first played in Brisbane. See http://answers.yahoo.com/question/i... for details.
Mar-03-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: I consider this game dans sa totalité as dross.
But 8....d5! is superb. I have seen that supposed Be3 refutation and I'm not certain. Who wouldn't like to play it on ICC?
Mar-17-14  LIFE Master AJ: http://www.lifemasteraj.com/old_af-...
Mar-17-14  LIFE Master AJ: This is game # 89 in the Soltis book, "The 100 Best."
Jun-11-14  cplyakap: 37...Rc1!! is immortal.
Jul-02-15  Bobby Spassky: One of the greatest games and nobody has commented on it in ten years! Seirawan has a video of this game on youtube.
Jul-02-15  ughaibu: Fifteen minus fourteen is usually held to equal one.
Jul-03-15  Bobby Spassky: My mistake. I was on an earlier comment page.
Jul-03-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Joshka: I think his Gambit was refuted shortly after this match.
Jul-03-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: <Joshka> Do not believe Karpov vs Van der Wiel, 1986 is still considered an outright refutation, but it marked the end of 8....d5 in top-level play, at any rate.
Jul-04-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Joshka: <perfidious> Yes it seems like Karpov had the upper hand, but could not take the full point somehow.......doesn't seem to be played anymore at the top level like you say.....so many games one plays over where one player is a pawn up, but still nothing doing, sometimes it's not enough to win...maybe some computer input is needed!;-)
Aug-24-15  SpiritedReposte: For me this game is up there with the greatest games ever.

In that youtube video linked by <ex0duz> Kasparov notes that <23. ...Nd7> prevents Whites natural move <24. Nb2> because of <24. ...Qf6! 25. Nxd3 Bxd3 26. Qxd3 Ne5!> and the queen is trapped in the middle of the board!

Very nice sideline in this amazing game.

Aug-24-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  RookFile: Kasparov learned from Alekhine, and certainly Alekhine would have been proud to have played such a splendid and deep game.
Jan-11-16  Aaron Wang: I thought Karpov was his teacher
Apr-08-16  The Kings Domain: One fact I've noticed in playing and analyzing the Kasparov-Karpov matches is how deep and complex they are. Nothing fancy or brilliant in the games but appealing in their maturity and complexity. One gets the impression studying the games that one is in the presence of two adults in their prime at their best. The K-K bouts make Fischer's and Tal's more memorable games seem like impulsive bursts of talented adolescents. The Kasparov-Karpov championship matches were one of a kind. It was the last great era of the game.
Apr-08-16  not not: you could not give Capa a pawn on move eight and then try to outplay him in a lively tactical middle-game

Alechine tried it few times and learnt it hard way - all you simply get each time is an ending pawn down against chess machine

I just cannot somehow imagine Capa losing to "Gary Gambit"; he did not lose to Marschall Gambit which is sound (accoring to computer's evaluation); i wonder what does computer says abut this gambit?

May-23-16  Joker2048: This is one of the most beautiful game I have ever seen... Very nice game by Garry Kasparov.
Karpov has nothing to say in this game.
May-23-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: <Joker2048:...Karpov has nothing to say in this game.>

Which is why I don't like it. Karpov was tripped up in the opening and never got into the game. It is a bit like Schlechter vs W John, 1905, a one-sided game.

It's exactly like seeing the Harlem Globetrotters playing the Washington Generals.

Some people in the audience will be going ecstatic but some, like me, would be saying "What's this garbage? I'd rather see a real competitive game."

May-25-16  Joker2048: Karpov has nothing to say in this game because kasparov don't let him.. With this beautiful play there is no one can resist against kasparov.
May-26-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: <Joker2048: Karpov has nothing to say in this game because kasparov don't let him.. With this beautiful play there is no one can resist against kasparov.>

Which is why I don't like it. Karpov was tripped up in the opening and never got into the game. It is a bit like Karpov vs Kasparov, 1985, a one-sided game.

It's exactly like seeing Pakistan Railways playing Dera Ishmail Khan.

http://static.espncricinfo.com/db/A...

Some people in the audience will be going ecstatic but some, like me, would be saying "What's this garbage? I'd rather see a real competitive game."

May-31-16  Joker2048: Garbage!!?
I think you are confuse because karpov never had a creative game like this. If they play their match for ever still this is kasparov who could win and such a great win. Kasparov deserve what he achieved.
The greatest and best player of all time.
May-31-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  RookFile: I think many of us would have played 12.0-0 without a second thought, as Karpov did. Shows why chess is a tough game. The superior 12. Be3 is only something you come up with after first losing your way with 12. 0-0.
Jul-05-16  Bhoop Nath: on the move 8th john emms wrote in his book"200 Amamzing chess moves-d5!!is a Magnificent move but i don't believe this how can it be a possible??
Jul-05-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  john barleycorn: <Bhoop Nath> 8....d5 was showered with praise and so was Kasparov. Further investigations showed 2 things

a) it was not a novelty

b) it was not the egg of Columbus

Jump to page #    (enter # from 1 to 11)
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 11 OF 11 ·  Later Kibitzing>

Times Chess Twitter Feed
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?]
Kasparov's favorite
from themann8's favorite games by themann8
Openings
by tivrfoa
The World's Greatest Chess Games- 100 Games
by 50movesaheadofyou
Game collection: 1
by P KKt sq
Kasparov vs World Champions Decisive Games
by visayanbraindoctor
Brilliant games
by alxlevin
Karpov vs. the World Champions Decisive Games
by visayanbraindoctor
Book of Samurai's favorite games 8
by Book of Samurai
interesting games
by obrit
Chess as an art form
by hatter81
!!!
from kasparov best games by brager
gazzawhite's favorite games
by gazzawhite
The best games in the world
by The Black King
Plan of strangulation by Kasparov.
from How top grandmasters plan and execute moves by Tariqov
perhaps best game ever
from coralsea's favorite games by coralsea
gareeb's favorite games
by gareeb
1985 Winner: Kasparov
from Best of the Best by Penguincw
be3292's favorite games
by be3292
Kasparov the King
by Bufon
famous game
by iywo
plus 354 more collections (not shown)


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 | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | advertising | contact us
Copyright 2001-2016, Chessgames Services LLC
Web design & database development by 20/20 Technologies