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

(If you register a free account you won't see all these ads!)
Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian vs Ilia Abramovich Kan
USSR Championship (1955), Moscow URS, rd 1, Feb-11
King's Indian Attack: Sicilian Variation (A08)  ·  1-0
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 36 times; par: 52 [what's this?]

explore this opening
find similar games 2 more Petrosian/Kan games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: Help with kibitzing features can be found on our Kibtizing Help Page.

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-11-06  WhoKeres: I think Petrosian's handling of the King's Indian Attack is among the best of any GM I've seen. He just plays like a machine until his opponents fall apart! I recall his games with Euwe and Reshevsky from Zurich 1953 as two other good examples of his handling of this opening.
Oct-26-09  birthtimes: Petrosian also wins with the exchange sacrifice 29. Rxd5! exd5 30. Nd6 Nf8 31. Qe5 Ne6 32. Ne8 followed by 33. Nf6+!
Aug-09-18  ewan14: Petrosian plays e4 !!
Aug-10-18  sakredkow: That mad h-pawn sprinting down the sideline in a lone assault on the kingside was a sight to see. Kan never got in this one.
Aug-10-18  Howard: Wonder how often Petrosian played the KIA.
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 game is type: CLASSICAL (Disagree? Please submit a correction slip.)

Featured in the Following Game Collections [what is this?]
45 of 51
from larryjapan's favorite games 1 by larryjapan
King's Indian Attack, Reti
by brucemubayiwa
King's Indian Attack
by KingG
King's Indian Attack
by ALL
Kings Indian Attack - A07 & A07
by johnarleyburns
Round 1, Game #1
from USSR Championship 1955 by Phony Benoni
King's Indian Attack
by Jaredfchess
Petrosian's KIA ties his opponent in knots!
from Logical Chess by alligator
King's Indian Attack, Reti
by superuser171
98_A07_King's Indian Attack
by whiteshark


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 2001-2018, Chessgames Services LLC