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

Cicero De Farias vs Alejandro Hoffman
Aberto do Brasil BCX (2001), Brasilia BRA, rd 1, Jan-25
Sicilian Defense: Hyperaccelerated Dragon (B27)  ·  0-1
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

explore this opening
find similar games 219 more games of A Hoffman
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: Some games have photographs. These are denoted in the game list with the icon.

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
May-19-04  dosen: can someone explain to me why white resigned?
May-19-04  suenteus po 147: It looks to me like White was counting on being a minor piece ahead at the end of the exchange series, but didn't realize until too late that at the tail end of the exchanges black played 12...Nxc4, leaving none of blacks pieces hanging and two of white's pieces hanging. After either 13...Rfxc8 or 14...Nxb6, black will be a pawn up instead of a piece down. I wouldn't have resigned personally, but it can be demoralizing to have your plan flushed down the toilet.
May-19-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  crafty: 13. ... axb6 14. ♘xb6 ♘xb6 15. O-O ♘c4 16. ♖fe1 ♘xb2   (eval -4.91; depth 15 ply; 250M nodes)
May-22-04  dosen: <suenteus po 147> neither Rfxc8 nor Nxb6 is true. the correct move is axb6 then white could not go back his knight so black will a piece up.
May-26-04  suenteus po 147: Ah, I see now. The knight can't escape to e7 because of the pin by the rook. And why trade a knight when you can trade a pawn? Very unusual setup.
Aug-14-04
Premium Chessgames Member
  patzer2: Black gets caught with an opening pin after 8. f3!? (best is probably 8. Bb3) followed by 8...Qb3! White then compounds the problem by playing a bad followup with 9. Qd2? and allows Black to fully exploit the pin with 9...Nxe4! In this line, Black won nine of the eleven games played in the Opening Explorer, with the other two being draws. The wins I found useful studying for Black in this line are this one and M Seps vs I Radziewicz, 2004 and SH Mousavian vs B Takyrbashev, 2001 and A Kitchlew vs D Rivas Vila, 2001 and Tomas Dusik vs Juraj Zavarsky, 1999 and I De Los Santos vs Zsuzsa Polgar, 1990 and Z Nilsson vs Geller, 1962.

However, had White played The opening sequence 8. f3!? Qb2! 9. Bb3!? he could have mixed it up for about even counterchances. Some interesting games in this line include Fischer vs Panno, 1958 and W Watson vs Chandler, 1985 and S Svoboda vs J Veselsky, 2000 and J Isaev vs Adianto, 2001 and Dimitri Kotlyar vs K Klundt, 2001

Although I did not see a game where Black fell into the counter trap, after 8...f3!? Qb2! 9. Bb3!?, it would be a mistake for Black to now play 9...e5 trying to win the "pinned Bishop" as White will reply with 10. Nf5! with a near decisive advantage.

From the perspective of using the "
pin" as an opening tool to secure equality or better, 8...Qb3! in this opening seems to serve Black well. I assume this is why most Masters try to avoid it entirely by playing 8. Bb3, striving to get more than equality out of the opening (still that 9. Bb3!? looks interesting).

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?]
8...Qb3! uses the pin in this opening to equalize and more
from Pinning by patzer2
Aggressive Dragon Tactics
by Alchemist
Accelerated Short Games
from Nikki Accelerated Dragon by Patca63
Sudamerica Escondida
by Gottschalk
Accelerated Short Games
from Nikki Accelerated Dragon by reurbz


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