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

register now - it's free!
Larry Mark Christiansen vs Edvins Kengis
Chess Olympiad (1992)  ·  Alekhine Defense: Modern. Larsen Variation (B04)  ·  0-1
To move:
Last move:

Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Never given; click here to play! [what's this?]

explore this opening
find similar games 1,468 more games of L Christiansen
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: All games have a Kibitzer's Corner provided for community discussion. If you have a question or comment about this game, register a free account so you can post there.

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

Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-31-08  PugnaciousPawn: What a great battle!!
Feb-17-09  ungeneral: Wait, isnt this a draw? for instance, 76 g7 Bd4+ 77 Kf7 Bxg7 78. Kxg7 c2 79. h6 c1=Q 80. h7 and white should be able to draw
Feb-17-09  swarmoflocusts: <ungeneral>

After black queens he gets mated.

Feb-17-12  ventricule: <ungeneral> No, though queen vs pawn endgames with the pawn on the seventh rank of the rook file, are generally drawn, they are not if the attacking king is close enough to join the attack, in which case the defending king gets mated after queening.

See the wiki page for a good example of how to do it

Feb-17-12  number 23 NBer: <ungeneral> At the end of your line, 80...♔e6 81 h8=♕ ♕g5+ and either 82 ♔f8 ♕e7+ 83 ♔g8 ♕f7# or 82 ♔h7 ♔f7 with mate to follow.
Feb-17-12  waustad: I guess Kengis Can. I made the same mistake as <ungeneral> looking at it for the first time.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: I just learned that Larsen also made a variation out of the Alekhine's (assuming it's Bent Larsen).
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, 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?]
Starting Out: Alekhine's Def. Game 1 - Main Line with 4...dxe5
from Battleship 1e4 at War! by fredthebear
starting out Alekhine's Defense
by DaMelch
Alekhine Defense
by Morphischer
Starting Out: Alekhine's Defence
by Bowen Island
Game 1 - Main Line with 4...dxe5
from Starting Out: Alekhine's Defence by Buddy Revell

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 2001-2017, Chessgames Services LLC