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!)
Tonu Oim vs Grigory Konstantinovich Sanakoev
50th World Champions Jubilee Tournament (2003)
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation. English Attack (B90)  ·  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. If you have questions or suggestions see our Olga chessforum.

explore this opening
find similar games 2 more T Oim/G Sanakoev games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: At the top of the page we display the common English name for the opening, followed by the ECO code (e.g. "B90"). The ECO codes are links that take you to opening pages.

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
Sep-08-03
Premium Chessgames Member
  patzer2: This sicilian najdorf, from recent world championship correspondence play, features an all out attack on the king by both sides. As such, it comes off looking a bit more like the dragon yugoslav attack in the sicilian dragon than a typical najdorf. The opening ideas and the straight forward plan would seem to make this strategy a useful plan for white-side players in over the board play.

While not particularly flashy as a combination, the quiet 36. Qe3 sets up the obvious and crushing 37. Bc4 to follow. I suspect many over-the-board masters would play on in the final position, but against correspondence players at the world champion level, the two pawn advantage and the exposed black king make further resistance futile.

Jan-13-07  melianis: Beautiful how the only move with the KB turns out to be winning.
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: CORRESPONDENCE (Disagree? Please submit a correction slip.)

Featured in the Following Game Collections [what is this?]
In the Najdorf, castle queenside and attack the king.
from Opening ideas for White by patzer2
An Excellent Way To Destroy the Sicilian Najdorf ...
from Battleship 1e4 Fredthebear at War! by fredthebear
JSYantiss' favorite games
by JSYantiss
postal
by Antiochus
An Excellent Way To Destroy the Sicilian Najdorf ...
from Winning With 1. e4 .. Modern Lines & Great Games by KERESOV


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 | advertising | contact us
Copyright 2001-2017, Chessgames Services LLC