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

Siegbert Tarrasch vs Karl August Walbrodt
9th DSB Kongress, Leipzig (1894), Leipzig GER, rd 7, Sep-07
King's Gambit: Falkbeer Countergambit. Staunton Line (C31)  ·  1-0
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 4 times; par: 40 [what's this?]

explore this opening
find similar games 14 more Tarrasch/K A Walbrodt games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: Some games have photographs. These are denoted in the game list with the icon.

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
Apr-05-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: White has just castled, 11.0-0.


click for larger view

He is a pawn ahead because this was a Falkbeer Counter-Gambit. Black plays a short exchanging combination. 11...Nxc3 12.Qxc3 Rxe2. Then white plays 13.Bb2m, threatening mate, and black counters with 13...Qf8.


click for larger view

White seems much better off after black's combination! He has lost his extra pawn but that was doubled anyway. His bishop on e2 has gone but it didn't look too healthy anyway and white's development has shot up like a rocket.

Later, after 25...Qd7, white has made large strides:


click for larger view

But I think he slightly overdoes it. He lashes out with the brilliant 28.Ne6xg7!? and after 28..Kxg7 29.Rg3+


click for larger view

...it looks as if black is as dead a Vaudeville, just a few vinegar-checks left. But if black had played 29...Kh8, he might just have survived. White's problem is that if his queen goes to far down the other end of the board, his king is open to possible perpetual checks from the black queen.

Anyway, Tarrasch finished this good game with great accuracy. It's worth remembering that Walbrodt was only 22 at the time of this game.

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.
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?]
Game 292
from Three Hundred Chess Games (Tarrasch) by Qindarka
Game 292
from Three Hundred Chess Games (Tarrasch) by Incremental
15 (33.?)
from Mittelspiel mit dem Läufer auf dem Feld b2, Haas by Chessdreamer
Game 292
from Tarrasch's 300 Chess Games by yesthatwasasac


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