chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · 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!)
Larry Melvyn Evans vs Bela Berger
Amsterdam Interzonal (1964), Amsterdam NED, rd 3, May-22
Caro-Kann Defense: Classical Variation (B19)  ·  1-0
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

NOTE: You are using our new chess viewer, "Olga." For more info see the Olga Quickstart Guide. You can switch back to the old viewer (pgn4web) from the pulldown menu below.

explore this opening
find similar games 664 more games of Larry Evans
sac: 16.Nxe6 PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: If you do not want to read posts by a certain member, put them on your ignore list.

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

Kibitzer's Corner
Jul-16-04  zb2cr: For those who don't get why Black resigned, after 22 ... Nxf6; 23 Rd7+. Now there are several variations:

(a) 23 ... Nxd7; 24 Rxd7+, Qc7; 25 Qxc7#.
(b) 23 ... Qc7; 24 Rxc7+, Kb8; 25 Qc8#.
(c) 23 ... Kc6; 24 Rc7#.
(d) 23 ... Kc8; 24 Rc7+ (double check), Kd8; 25 Rxc5, Bxc5; 26 Ne4. White has 2 Pawns and the Queen against 2 Rooks, but it seems as if after a few checks, Black will lose one of his Rooks.

Jul-16-04  suenteus po 147: Thanks, <zb2cr>, that is most helpful in understanding this game. Also, you meant to write: (a) 23...Nxd7; 24 <Qxd7+,> Qc7; 25 Qxc7#
Jul-16-04  zb2cr: <suenteus_po_147>, so I did. Thanks for the correction.
May-23-07  nhat8121: I dont see any problem with Qxf5
Jan-29-09  jrofrano: I think the problem here was 15. ... a6? this just seems to waste a tempo and lose the game. It seems also his idea of c5, was perhaps a move premature, instead on 13. ... 0-0-0 then the thematic c5 break. Black wastes too much time and white does a fine job of punishing him for his innacuracies.
Jul-04-09  WhiteRook48: after 22...Qxf5 23 Rxf5. Black's a piece down
Sep-03-14  sls: How come? Only two pawns down.
Jan-26-16  jerseybob: I've always had trouble believing this sac is totally sound. Since black's a piece up, why not try and maximize that advantage, even if it costs a few pawns? After 19.Re6, the black king is semi-safe for the time being, so why not 19..Bd6!? blocking the d-file and threatening things like Nf8 or Nc5. Now if 20.Qg7,Rg8 grabs an open file. Black's pieces might actually start working together!(if he's not mated of course)
Feb-18-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  thegoodanarchist: The GOTD pun could be:

Berger Meister

Feb-18-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  thegoodanarchist: < WhiteRook48: after 22...Qxf5 23 Rxf5. Black's a piece down>

Nope. Try again.

22...Qxf5 23.Rxf5 Nc6 and Black is two pawns down but maybe.... Ah, forget it. Two pawns down in the endgame? Resignation was sensible.

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?]
nice games
by had2x
Venderbest white Compiled by Venderbest
by fredthebear
Games under 30 moves volume 1
by GiantPickle
modern chess brilliancies
by northernsoul
16.Nxe6 (w/ Qg6+/Qxe6)
from 70i_middlegame sacs on e6 (e3) by whiteshark
grandanahtar's favorite games
by grandanahtar
Brutal Attacking Chess
by JoseTigranTalFischer
Brutal Attacking Chess
by Timothy Glenn Forney
elovsr's favorite games
by elovsr
Games under 30 moves volume 2
by GiantPickle
Tactics - 2
by obrit
Venderbest white
by venderbest
Round 3, May 22
from Amsterdam Interzonal 1964 by sneaky pete
mlcbrasil's favorite games
by mlcbrasil
blackkangaroo's blitzkrieg games
by blackkangaroo
Games under 30 moves V 1 Compiled by GiantPickle
by fredthebear
mlc's favorite games
by mlc
16.Nxe6
from 98_B18-B19_Caro-Kann; Storming the (mainline) CK by whiteshark
1.e4 vs Caro Kann
by Mcook1031


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