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!)
Ruslan Ponomariov vs Zhu Chen
FIDE GP (2002) (rapid), Dubai UAE, rd 1, Apr-03
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B90)  ·  0-1
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

explore this opening
find similar games 1 more Ponomariov/Zhu Chen game
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
Nov-06-03  Diggitydawg: This is very interesting. The FIDE male world champ is beaten by the FIDE female champ and he's playing white! She wins a pawn at move 27, then another one at move 43, then wins the white B at move 51 (based upon the threat of a passed pawn). Excellent play by Zhu Chen!

Since this was at FIDE's grand prix at Dubai, I am assuming it was played at FIDE time controls of 90 minutes/30 sec.

Dec-21-03  shadowmaster: <Since this was at FIDE's grand prix at Dubai, I am assuming it was played at FIDE time controls of 90 minutes/30 sec.> Actually, the Dubai event used rapid time controls, which I assume was 25min/10sec, which is the standard FIDE time control for rapid. Itís hard to keep track of these things; the time control info was buried in the text of this article: http://www.chessbase.com/events/eve...
Jun-17-04  cousinIT: I think maybe Ruslan gets a little nervous when playing the girls.....
Jun-17-04  Medic One: He just got outplayed. I guess that goes to show that you shouldn't under estimate anyone.

I got the feeling Rulan thought he had something when he didn't.

Sep-24-04  alexapple: Great Win for ZhuChen.
Apr-07-08  lildemonsc: This is not in Zhu Chen's list of notable games. This might just be the most outragous thing I've seen on CG.
Jun-05-09  Ladolcevita: missing Zhuchen....gone with the Qatar Wind...
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: RAPID (Disagree? Please submit a correction slip.)


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