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

Judit Polgar vs Michael Adams
MTel Masters (2005), Sofia BUL, rd 6, May-18
Russian Game: Classical Attack. Jaenisch Variation (C42)  ·  1-0
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

explore this opening
find similar games 22 more Judit Polgar/Adams games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: Games that have been used in game collections will have a section at the bottom which shows collections which include it. For more information, see "What are Game Collections?" on our Help Page.

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
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 27 OF 27 ·  Later Kibitzing>
May-18-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheAlchemist: Or maybe even 26...Rg6?
May-18-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: <TheAlchemist>

if 26. ... ♖g6
27. h4 ♗h3+
28. ♔xh3 ♗f4
29. ♖g1 ♗xg3
30. ♔g2 ♕xh4
31. ♔f1 0.39/15

May-18-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: I am sorry, the previous post for for ♖h6

This is the post for
if 26. ... ♖g6
27. ♕d3 ♗c1
28 c4 c5
29. dxc5 ♗e6
30. cxb5 ♗xb2
31. ♖bxb2 0.78/14

May-18-05  Boomie: Looks like 26...♖g6 is an improvement. ♖h6 however is refuted by h4.

26...f5 (0.21)

26... ♖g6 27. ♕d3 ♗c1 28. c4 a6 29. ♖c2 ♗e3 30. ♖e2 ♗f4 31. ♔h1 ♗d6 32. c5 ♗e7 (-0.20))

(26... ♖h6? 27. h4 ♖xh4 28. ♖xe3 (0.93))

May-18-05  Boomie: Up to move 24, Adams had nice initiative. But 24...♗e2? ended his attack. He could have achieved a winning position with 24...♖f6.

24...♖f6 25. ♖f1 ♗e3+ 26. ♔h1 c5 (-1.49)

May-18-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  Richard Taylor: I couldn't watch this game right through (unfortunately - as it looked like a tense and exciting struggle) -because it would have been 4 am here in NZ or so - but I'm glad Judit won -- not that I wanted Adams to lose!! But it was an interesting game I know Na5 is the mainline but it seems to me a dubius idea - of course that doesn't lose the game it should be look if it could stay on c4 but it is possible for white to break free (but I dont know much about the Petroff - I thought Adams might get through on the K side even earlier about move 20 I think I left the game - a very interesting game...both players struggled well
May-18-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  Richard Taylor: <Boomie> in that line 24... ♗g2 so if White wants to play e5 then the sac on ♖f3 and the pin by ♗c6 isn't so dangerous- maybe
May-18-05  Boomie: Although there are a few missteps in time trouble, most notably on move 36, 31...♖e6? was the losing move. Perhaps Adams was upset that he had lost the initiative. A host of other moves maintains equality.
May-18-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  Richard Taylor: I forgot about 25. ♗e3+ and ♖f2 not necc. winning but good for ♗lack so Adams may have been able to at least equalise with 24 ... Rf6
May-18-05  Boomie: <Richard Taylor>

24...♖f6 25. ♗g2 ♗e3+ 26. ♔h1 ♖h6 (-1.91) and now white has to protect h2 with 27. ♗f3, which is a loss of tempo, or deflect the black queen by giving up the exchange in e3.

May-19-05  arielbekarov: <ScorpionFrog> Oh, someone is interested! I happy!

Yes!
You are right! Why happy?
I'll tell you.

Veselin, Topalov's first name is related to veselo, which means happy.

Very good ! You have already *top*=rook,
so may this highly interesting question hereby be closed.

Greetings !
Ariel

May-19-05  bangkokgambit: Dear Adam fans

Deep Fritz found very ineteresting line for black with <beautiful geometrical system> let's check it out

after judit played 27.h4 and Adams replied with 27.... Qh6 (keep defending bishop on e3) but Deep Fritz suggest black to keep attack and give up bishop on e3 by playing

27.... Qg6! (force white to take the bishop)
28.Rxe3 fxe4 29 Bxe4 Bc6

<do you see an aggressive cross?> end with the clear advantage for black !

May-19-05  TIMER: <bangkokgambit> You are right, Adams probably would have won if he had found Qg6 and kept the attack going. Polgar managed to confuse him with h4.
May-20-05  Boomie: <bangkokgambit> Very nice find! White's only chance after 27...♕g6 leads to the loss of the exchange. Notice the beautiful interference move 29...♗f2.

27... ♕g6 28. exf5 ♖xf5 29. ♖be1 ♗f2 30. ♖xf2 ♖xe1 31. ♘d3 ♖e7 32. ♘e5 ♕d6

May-28-05  ongyj: Is 20.Ne4 worth considerations? I thought it may at least give Black a scare, maintaining pressure on the b pawn and/or threatening eventual e4.
May-28-05  ongyj: Another inquiry I wish to make is 24...Bxg3. Thanks.
May-28-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: <ongyj> I will let Shredder 9 answer your Ne4 question first...

If 20. ♘ef ♖exe4
21. ♗xe4 ♕h4
22. ♗xb7 ♕xh2+
23. ♔f1 ♗g3 -1.04/12

May-28-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Okay, if ... ♗xg3
25. hxg3 ♕xg3+
26. ♕g2 ♕d6
27. e5 ♕xa3
28. ♕d2 0.52/12
May-28-05  ongyj: Thanks <WannaBe>. Just feel that White's position deserved more. Is there any story for 20.e4 or 20.Nf1 ?
May-28-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: Oy, vey... alright, 8-)

if 20. e4
20. ... ♗f4
21. ♘f1 b5
22. e5 ♕h6
23. ♗g4 ♗c6 -0.39/12

May-28-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  WannaBe: if 20 ♘f1
20. ... b6
21. ♕b3 ♕a5
22. ♖ba1 c6
23. ♖ed1 ♖e7 -1.02/11

So, of the 3 white move that you enquired, e4 was the best of the 3. you know how to read the analysis numbers right?

May-31-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  patzer2: Polgar's 27. h4!! is a deflection which sets up a winning pin after 28. exf5!, allowing her to win a pawn which proves decisive in the endgame.
May-31-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  patzer2: As <Boomie> noted earlier (page 26 of this game's posts), Adams missed a strong, and likely winning, attack on Polgar's weakened castled position by not playing 24...Rf6!! Note that the immediate threat is 25...Bxg6 26. hxg6 Qxg6+ 27. Bg2 Rf2 .
Sep-06-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  YouRang: Lovely end position. Even though White's knight is pinned, it delivers check and forces the Black king to retreat to f7, allowing the White king to advance to e5 and d6, escorting the c-pawn to promotion.

If Black captures the knight (...52 Bxd5), White promotes easily after 53. Kxd5, 54. Kc6 and 55. Kb7.

Sep-17-13  Nezhmetdinov: Big game, a full meal.
Jump to page #    (enter # from 1 to 27)
search thread:   
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 27 OF 27 ·  Later Kibitzing>
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?]
Mtel 6 27. h4! 5/18
from Judit! by larrewl
Black missed 24...Rf6!! -+ (threatens 25...Bxg6+ -+)
from Weakened Castled Position by patzer2
MTel Masters, Sofia BUL 2005 Rd.6
from Polgar Power Originally Compiled by wanabe2000 by fredthebear
MTel Masters, Sofia BUL 2005 Rd.6
from Polgar Power Originally Compiled by wanabe2000 by Patca63
aganist Petrov defence
by Massive attack
MTel Masters, Sofia BUL 2005 Rd.6
from Zsuzsa (Susan), Zsofia, and Judit Polgar by wanabe2000
Judit wins ! Happy, I am !
from Chess is a liberating game. by arielbekarov
Russia Game
by fredthebear
My Little Chessboard
by Korora
Black missed 24...Rf6!! -+ (threatens 25...Bxg6+ -+)
from Weakened Castled Position by Jaredfchess
27. h4!!
from Pinning by patzer2
Polgar's knight at the end dominates Adam's K+B
from Knight better than a bishop by YouRang
Draws forbidden (I)
from The Polgar sisters. by lostemperor


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