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

V Timofeev vs Rashid Gibiatovich Nezhmetdinov
URS 8/601 (1969)
King's Indian Defense: Fianchetto Variation. Classical Fianchetto (E67)  ·  0-1
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 20 times; par: 37 [what's this?]

explore this opening
find similar games 317 more games of Nezhmetdinov
sac: 18...Nxg4 PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: If you missed a Game of the Day, you can review the last year of games at our Game of the Day Archive.

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
Mar-23-03  ughaibu: Thanks to Sneaky for 'collecting' this one. It'll need a serious look.
Oct-01-03  seoulmama: Splendid!
Mar-24-04  shr0pshire: Wow, and to think that Nezh, never got the gm title. After seeing some of his best of games, he was straigh up robbed!

I think Nezh's best of games, beat Tal's out. Too bad Nezh wasn't more consistent with his play, or he could have been world champion, in my humble opinion.

May-24-05  farrooj: amazing mating net! took me a while to understand it. The pawn sacrifice at the end was necessary. Now the queen is threatening mate on h3. If the rook covers the hfile than Qf2 mate.

I don't understand why Nezh wasn't as famous as other players, he clearly is amazing!

May-24-05  hintza: Nezhmetdinov never achieved the GM title either, when he clearly had the talent. There is some discussion on the Rashid Gibiatovich Nezhmetdinov page.
Apr-17-08  sitzkrieg: I don't understand this game, more specifically the plan with 16..e3. What if white would take on a8 at move 17? I checked it shortly with fritz 6 and it seems to be winning for white. But taking is a fairly obvious move. Also, after 17.hxg4 white is still better. If on move 18. Kxf2 I see nothing for black. In the game, 19. Nxa8 looks good too although i think it is better for white to take the pawn on f2 immediately. Any lines or comments on this?

Last but not least, I don't see how one comes up with such a plan; Ng4 Nf6 and e3. It can't be calculated (and obvious moves like hxg4 followed by Kxf2 seem to refute it anyway)-what makes you come up with such moves?

Dec-15-08  KarAkter: After 18.Kg2 Ng4 19.Ke1 Ne3 20.Be3 Re3 21.Na8 Bg4 22.Qc7 Qe8 or 19.Kf1 g5 20.Bc1 Qf6 21.Bf3 Rf3 and black is better.(19.Kg1 Bd4+...).19.Na8?? g5 20.Qc7 Bd4 21.Be4 gf4 22.Qd8 Rd8
Apr-23-09  kellmano: I'd like to see someone do well on predict-a-move for this game. Crazy stuff.
Dec-29-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  zenwabi: "Confusion is sufficient compensation for a sacrificed piece." --- I read that recently, but can't remember the source. The quote applies to this game.
Mar-22-11  LIFE Master AJ: Nezhmetdinov's games were always messy ... (tactically).

He usually mangaes to win these things - just as he does here.

Mar-22-11  LIFE Master AJ: Thinking about doing a web page on this one.
Mar-22-11  joupajou: Timofeev was winning, but 28.Kf3?? He should have played 28.Qf3.

What about 20.Qe4, offering a queen exchange?

Mar-26-11  LIFE Master AJ: Other than Nezhmetdinov books, does anyone know if this game is in any books? Informant number?
Jun-22-11  larryjapan: Was 7 points up on Guess the Move then got clobbered on the final 3 moves!
Oct-09-11  King Sacrificer: Move 28 could be a nice Wednesday puzzle i guess.
Oct-24-11  sevenseaman: < LIFE Master AJ: Nezhmetdinov's games were always messy ... (tactically).

He usually mangaes to win these things - just as he does here.>

The two most oxymoronic lines if I ever saw a pair. Being tactically right and mostly failing is never much to write home - a pedant's postcard!

May-29-12  computer chess guy: 23. ♕b8 appears to save White. Black can play .. ♘h2+ 24. ♔xf2 ♕e3+ 25. ♔g2 ♕xg3+ 26. ♔h1, which looks awfully scary:


click for larger view

But with the Black bishop pinned and White having the resource of Bg2, I think White is ok, and of course he has two rooks for two minors.

May-29-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  kamalakanta: Conputerchessguy, you are right. Apparently, it was 28.Kf3? that downed White. Up to that point, White was winning!
Aug-30-12  chessworm: <computer chess guy> After 23. ♕b8, instead of ♘h2+, ♗lack can play .. fxg3 Δ 24.. ♘e3#. If White plays
24. ♕xg3 ♘e3+ costs the Queen.
24. ♖d3 ♘e3+ 25. ♖xe3 ♗h3+ 26. ♗g2 ♕xa8

Did I miss something?

Aug-30-12  computer chess guy: < chessworm: After 23. Qb8, instead of Nh2+, Black can play .. fxg3 with the idea 24.. Ne3#. If White plays 24. Qxg3 Ne3+ costs the Queen.>

No, it doesn't .. after Ne3+:


click for larger view

The Knight does not fork the Queen, only the Rook. White is still 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.
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?]
Tactical snake-nest!
from Sneaky's Scrapbook by Sneaky
KID Classical Fianchetto (E67) 0-1 Splendid Super Nezh!
from Hostilities on the h-file hit Fredthebear by fredthebear
we would all play the KID if we were Super Nezh
from samhamfast's favorite games by samhamfast
Nezhmetdinov's attack!
by chesswonders
KID Classical Fianchetto (E67) 0-1 Splendid Super Nezh!
from yDiagonals Attack: Bs Highway, Battery, Crossfir by fredthebear
Black seems to ignore every move by white
from Rubenus' favorite games Part II by Rubenus
AdrianP's Bookmarked Games
by AdrianP
two exchange sacks by super Nezh!
from Black wins in the Kings Indian by kostich in time
Kings Indian Defence, Fianchetto Variation
by DHW
URS 1969
from Favorite Games from (1960-1979) by wanabe2000
Always Interesting Nezh
from andrewjsacks' Games of Note by andrewjsacks
Part 3 of BEST GAMES EVER
by dull2vivid
Rashid Nezhmetdinov's Best Games
by KingG
DBL xCHG
from 61_Double rook sacrifices by Jaredfchess
boracay's favorite games
by boracay
Kevin's Collection
by kevinludwig
Kings Indian Defence, Fianchetto Variation
by Sven W
Nezhmetdinov
by c06bxx9
ughaibu's bookmarked games
by ughaibu


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