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|Apr-11-06|| ||Halldor: The black king is overloaded, it can't protect the bishop and the rook at the same time, thus the skewer.|
|Apr-11-06|| ||rover: My first (and hopefully last) "saw it in 0.00001 milliseconds" post.|
I saw this more than a year ago, when the game was played. I was replaying the game and thought, gee doesn't that just lose a piece?
I guess only the spectators saw that earlier who were watching the game live. And Nakamura, who saw it before he played Be3. And of course his opponent, who saw the trick a couple of moves earlier but then forgot about it.
|Apr-11-06|| ||tjshann: Monday redux|
|Apr-12-06|| ||backyard pawn: <backyard pawn> Correction --I am sorry. I lost track of which game I had kibitzed on; chessgames had not censored me. Please disregard my previous post on this game! In the words of Emily Litella, "Never mind."|
|Dec-09-06|| ||Rubenus: This isn't worth to be a 'notable game'. Black made an incredible stupid blunder (for his strength) and white saw that he could win a piece. The rest of the game is very boring.|
|Mar-24-09|| ||WhiteRook48: ...Kxd6 Bf4+|
|May-18-09|| ||WhiteRook48: and a skewer.
Nakamura beat the guy who started Islam!
|Jul-27-09|| ||True2theGame: Dead even at move 27! Not bad for an IM playing the black pieces against arguably the strongest tactician of modern day chess. I am surprised he (Muhammad)missed the last one though, it was quite elementary in nature.|
|Oct-21-09|| ||jovack: black must have lost focus.. odd that an IM would not feel the danger of skewers with his king out in the open with 2 enemy bishops free|
|Oct-21-09|| ||sleepyirv: Today cg.com tries to rectify the problem of not having enough bishop puns. Good show!|
|Oct-21-09|| ||dannygjk: Question: Are the ratings on the scoresheets always ELO?|
|Oct-21-09|| ||TITIKIZA: this game is boring. black just made a terrible blunder|
|Oct-21-09|| ||dannygjk: oops, i mean Elo :) not the band XD|
|Oct-21-09|| ||RandomVisitor: 4 minutes per move:
Hikaru Nakamura (2620) - Stephen Muhammad (2387)
Chessmaster US Championships 2005 San Diego USA (1), 24.11.2004
[Rybka 3 ]
1.e4 e5 2.Nf3 Nc6 3.Bb5 a6 4.Ba4 Nf6 5.0-0 b5 6.Bb3 Bb7 7.c3 Nxe4 8.d4 Na5 9.Bc2 exd4 10.Nxd4 c5 11.Nf5 d5 12.a4 last book move
13.f3 0.16/18 Nd6 0.75/17
[Rybka 3 : 13...Qxf5 14.fxe4 Qd7 15.exd5 Be7 16.axb5 axb5= 0.16/18 ]
14.Re1+ 0.53/18 Kd8 0.59/16
15.Ne3 0.53/17 Ndc4 0.53/16
[Rybka 3 : 16.Na3 Nxa3 17.Rxa3 c4 18.Nf5 Nb3 19.Be3 bxa4 20.Bb6+ Kc8 21.Nd4 Nxd4 22.Qxd4 Bxa3 23.g4 Kb8 24.bxa3 Qd6 25.Bf5 0.53/16 ]
[Rybka 3 : 17.Na3 Nxa3 18.Bf5 Qd6 19.Rxa3 Kc7 20.Ra2 Bc6 21.Bh3 g6 22.b4 Nc4 23.Nxc4 dxc4 24.Rxa8 Bxa8 25.Qe2 Bg7 26.bxc5 Qxc5+ 27.Be3 Qa3 0.50/16 ]
18.Bxd7 -1.09/21 Nxd1 -1.07/20
19.Bxb5 -1.08/19 Bd6 -0.56/21
[Rybka 3 : 19...Nxb2 20.Re8+ Kc7 21.Rxa8 Bxa8 22.Rxa5 c4 23.Be8 Nd3 24.Be3 Bc5 25.Bxc5 Rxe8 26.Bf2 Bb7 27.Kf1 Nxf2 28.Kxf2 Kb6 29.Ra2 Bc6 -1.08/19 ]
20.Rxd1 -0.56/21 Kc7 -0.37/19
[Rybka 3 : 21.Be3 Nb3 22.Rxa8 Rxa8 23.Nd2 Nxd2 24.Bxd2 Bc6 25.Bd3 h5 26.Be3 h4 27.Bg5 Ra2 28.Rd2 Ra1+ 29.Kf2 h3 30.gxh3 Bxh2 31.Bf1 Bd6 -0.37/19 ]
[Rybka 3 : 21...c4 22.Ba4 Nc6 23.b3 Bc5+ 24.Kf1 -0.76/18 ]
22.Bd3 -0.55/18 Rhe8 -0.34/19
[Rybka 3 : 22...g6 23.h4 Nb7 24.Rxa8 Rxa8 25.Bc2 Ba4 26.b3 Bc6 27.Re1 Bf4 28.Kf2 Nd6 29.Bb1 Re8 30.Rxe8 Bxe8 31.g3 -0.55/18 ]
23.c4 -0.43/20 dxc4= 0.00/22
[Rybka 3 : 23...d4 24.Ne4 Bxe4 25.Bxe4 Nc6 26.Bd2 g6 27.Bd5 f5 28.f4 Reb8 29.Rxa8 Rxa8 30.Kf2 Ra2 31.Rb1 Kd7 32.Ke2 Bc7 33.Bg8 h6 34.Bf7 g5 35.fxg5 hxg5 36.Bxg5 Bxh2 37.Kd2 Kd6 38.Kc2 Nb4+ -0.43/20 ]
24.Nxc4 0.00/23 Nxc4 0.00/24
25.Rxa8 0.00/24 Rxa8 0.00/23
26.Bxc4 -0.01/21 f6 0.00/21
27.Be3 -0.05/19 Rb8? 3.95/23
[Rybka 3 : 27...g5 28.Rc1 Re8 29.Bf2 Rb8 30.Bd3 h6 31.Bxc5 Rxb2 32.Bd4= -0.05/19 ]
28.Rxd6 3.82/21 1-0
|Oct-21-09|| ||belgradegambit: Hey Chessgames used my pun again! Woo-hoo but they don't give prizes anymore :-(|
|Oct-21-09|| ||LIFE Master AJ: <patzer2> 27 ... Rb8??|
As far as I can tell - without using a computer - Black was OK until this move.
|Oct-21-09|| ||kevin86: White sacs the exchange,then gains the rook by skewer to end a bishop up.|
|Oct-21-09|| ||goodevans: <TITIKIZA: this game is boring. black just made a terrible blunder>|
Maybe we're both missing something here, but failing that I'd have to agree with you!
|Oct-21-09|| ||ounos: <Halldor: The black king is overloaded, it can't protect the bishop and the rook at the same time, thus the skewer.>|
lol! Now, lets put the rook on the imaginery square a9. Yeah, the king looks terribly overloaded protecting a9 and the bishop!
|Oct-21-09|| ||soberknight: <The important question is why don't strong masters make blunders like that against me???? AAAARGHHHH!>|
I think the more important question is, when inexperienced amateurs do make those blunders against me, why do I fail to notice? :)
|Oct-21-09|| ||WhiteRook48: archangel variation??|
|Oct-21-09|| ||timhortons: imagine a 2400 uscf master could blunder like these?|
|Oct-23-09|| ||dannygjk: Even the best blunder, pull them off their pedestals already!|
|Oct-12-10|| ||sevenseaman: Let us pontificate!
Coupla points. You will only avoid a blunder if you see it or by chance. The question; what should Black have played instead? In hindsight, better moves can always be found. The more pertinent poser is, 'Did the blunderer have a compelling plan that entailed the blunder creeping in?'
I do not see the point in Rb8. But I do in Rd8 (defensive) or Re8 (attacking). So? Am I a hindsight bully/dope.
The point about analysis is that this time around there is an obligation to be sound and the need to avoid being undercooked.
In an honest review, I think 28. Rxd6 is a context idea worthy of being termed a brilliancy.
|Feb-06-11|| ||Robeson: You mean you don't see the point in attacking an undefended isolated pawn? Okay.|
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