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


register now - it's free!
Jan Votava vs Florian Jenni
"Jenni I Got Your Number" (game of the day Dec-04-04)
EuTCh (2001)  ·  Modern Defense: Averbakh Variation (A42)  ·  1-0
To move:
Last move:

explore this opening
find similar games 289 more games of F Jenni
sac: 38.Nxd8 PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: To flip the board (so black is on the bottom) either press F or click on the e7 square.

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

Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-04-04  Backward Development: 867-5309! great pun, and excellent play with the pawns. after a curious opening white suddenly has a passed pawn, he offers the exchange, undertakes several very delicate bishop maneuvers and the last few moves are instructive. good game.
Dec-04-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  kevin86: A really different way to approach things;white gains a passed pawn-and uses all of his strength to push it home-and succeeds.
Dec-04-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  cu8sfan: Thanks, <chessgames.com> for picking up on GM Florian Jenni, Switzerland's most successful player at the 36th Olympiad (2004).

I suggested "Jenni from the block" on F Jenni vs L Cyborowski, 2004. I agree, one J-Lo pun per decade is fine, but this could have turned into a running gag! (-:

Dec-17-04  patzer2: White's 20. Rc6! gives Black the opportunity to "win the exchange." Black declines the offer, because the powerful double passed pawns resulting from the greedy Rook capture would give White an overwhelming advantage. Unfortunately, declining the poisoned Rook is not sufficient to prevent White from securing a passed pawn for decisive advantage.
Nov-01-05  DAL9000: 21. g4 seems really weird to me-- what stops Black from playing 21... Qxd5?
Nov-01-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  OhioChessFan: <Dal9000>, it forces the Queen exchange. Once the Black Queen is off the board, the passed pawn dominates. If 21....Qxd5, then 22 Qxd5 exd5 23 Rxd6 and the d5 pawn or bishop are untenable.
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 users.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
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?]
Game of the Dec-04-04
from Games of the day 5 by Herkus
Jenni,Jenni ain't worth a penny
from kevin86's favorite games part 2 by kevin86
Modern Defense, Averbakh System 2008.09.30
from Opening of the day - notable games by ravel5184
xlTOXIClx's favorite games
by xlTOXIClx
Game collection: 3
by P KKt sq
At the end it's kind of hard, but it is great!
from super games by jaigans
20. Rc6!
from Passed Pawns by patzer2
December 4: Jenni I Got Your Number"
from Game of the Day 2004 by Phony Benoni
Resistance Is Futile
from Annie's Eclectica by Annie K.


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 2001-2014, Chessgames Services LLC
Web design & database development by 20/20 Technologies