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

Vasily Smyslov vs Erno Gereben
Budapest-Moscow (1949), Budapest HUN, rd 8, Mar-??
Caro-Kann Defense: Maroczy Variation (B12)  ·  1-0
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 18 times; par: 31 [what's this?]

explore this opening
find similar games 2 more Smyslov/E Gereben games
sac: 17.Rxf6 PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can get computer analysis by clicking the "ENGINE" button below the game.

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
Jul-23-04  Dick Brain: Smyslov having some fun with a sort of Blackmar-Diemer Gambit.
Apr-10-06  Paintbucket: That's kind of what this is. Play can even transpose to the Blackmar-Diemer. 4 ...Nf6 is the better (and safer) move.
Apr-11-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  WCC Editing Project:

This game is from the <Moscow-Budapest Match 1949>, played 5-17 March in Budapest and 2-15 April in Moscow.

Smyslov was second board, scoring +2 -1 =5 in the first leg and +8 -0 =0 in the second leg for a total of +10 -1 =5.

Moscow beat Budapest 86.5-41.5 (38-26; 48.5-15.5).

All of <Smyslov's> games from both legs can be seen here: Game Collection: Smyslov at the Moscow-Budapest 1949 Match

##################

<Sources>

Di Felice "Chess Results 1947-1950", pp.308,310

Rusbase http://www.olimpbase.org/other/resu...

Winter, Edward ed. "World Chess Champions" (Pergamon Press 1981), p.152

Apr-06-18  tigreton: Smyslov takes advantage of his lead in development to carry his pieces to the kingside, threatening the weakest point, h7. After that he destroys the main defender, the knight on f6, and his queen makes a visit to Black's king, who can't avoid all the mating threats, i.e., Rh1, and g5-g6-Qh7. It's worth noticing the important role of this g-pawn in this kind of attacks.
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 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?]
Smyslov brevities
by ughaibu
Moscow-Budapest Match 1949- Budapest leg
from Smyslov's Tournaments and Matches 1935-1979 by jessicafischerqueen
Budapest Round 8
from Smyslov at the Moscow-Budapest 1949 Match by jessicafischerqueen
+2 -0 =0 Gereben (Budapest-Moscow)
from Match Smyslov! by amadeus
Play The Caro-Kann : Varnusz
by refutor
Q. Voorstander's Caro-Kann Games
by Q. Voorstander


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