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!)
Henry Thomas Buckle vs Daniel Harrwitz
London (1846)
Italian Game: Italian Variation (C50)  ·  1-0
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

explore this opening
find similar games 163 more games of Harrwitz
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: Some games have annotation. 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
Jun-26-05  Knight13: I think 41... e4?? is a mistake. Better would've been ...Kd5, which Black might get a draw.
Jun-26-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  beatgiant: <Knight13>
By move 41, White has a big and maybe winning advantage because the passed b-pawn can decoy Black's king away from the kingside.

For example, on the suggested 41...Kd5, White plays 42. b4. Then if Black's king retreats with 42...Kd6 43. Kc4 Kc6 44. b5+ Kb6 45. Kd5 Kxb5 46. Kxe5 f4 47. Kf6, etc. White's king will reach the kingside first and wipe out Black's pawns.

Or if 41...Kd5 42. b4 e4 43. fxe4+ Kxe4 44. Kc4, Black can't stop the b-pawn or queen his own pawn in time.

So I think the game was probably lost a long time before move 41.

Jun-26-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  beatgiant: Is 33...Ke6 any better?

At first glance, it looks like it might go 33...Ke6 34. Kd2 Kd5 35. Kc3 Na2+ 36. Kb3 Nc1+ 37. Kb4! so that 37...Nd3+ 38. Kb5, and the c-pawn can't be stopped. White would still win.

16...b6, weakening the queenside, looks dubious. He probably did that to undermine White's possible knight post of Nd6. But how about instead 16...Nh4, trading off the dangerous knight?

Jun-26-05  Knight13: <beatgiant> That's true. I let my chess computer play the game from move 41 and Black lost. Like you said, White wiped out Black's pawns. :)
Nov-11-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  profK: What a timeless trasure. Such a game could have been played yesterday.
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: CLASSICAL (Disagree? Please submit a correction slip.)

Featured in the Following Game Collections [what is this?]
Giuoco Piano 4. O-O Nf6 5. Nc3 O-O 6. h3
from 500 Master Games of Chess by LionHeart40
early games II
by wwall
3p vs 3p
from Endgames Kibitzed by FENfiend
Game 19
from Master Games - Chess (Tartakower/du Mont) by Qindarka
Final - defender o peao de vantagem e travar ala
from Who did it first? by lonchaney
pre-Steinitz Era1:1861 or before
by Antiochus


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