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!)
Sergey Borisovich Smagin vs Dragutin Sahovic
Biel MTO op (1990), rd 10
Nimzowitsch Defense: Scandinavian. Advance Variation (B00)  ·  1-0
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

explore this opening
find similar games 925 more games of Smagin
sac: 12.Nxg5 PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can change the color of the light and dark squares by registering a free account then visiting your preferences page. Or, you can change it with the "SETTINGS" link in the lower right.

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
Aug-08-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  TheAlchemist: A remarkable game by Smagin.

11...Ng5 tries to exploit the pin, but in fact loses. 12.Nxg5!! - sacrifices his Queen for 2 pieces and 2 pawns. Black's Queen remains bottled up on the Queenside, while White prepares for the final assault. In the end, Black loses a Rook or gets mated by Bg4.

Aug-08-05  Kangaroo: The plan with <10... Bg4> (better was <10...g6>) and especially <11... Ng5> is a root of all troubles.

The combination found by Sergey Smagin is interesting, but ... if his opponent had not created the opportunity for the queen sacrifice, it would not have shown up in the game.

May-02-10  alexrawlings: What a game! Was 14.. Kd8 black's best try? How about Kf8 or Kf7?
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?]
Nimzowitsch Def: Scandinavian Advance 3.e5 (B00) 1-0 Bold Q sac
from Oh Snap! said Fredthebear. by fredthebear
Nimzowitsch Def: Scandinavian Advance 3.e5 (B00) 1-0 Bold Q sac
from yQThee Queen is Mean Vol. I so says Fredthebear by fredthebear
queen sacrifice (real)
by sleepingdeer412
MKD's Favourite Games
by MKD
Trust your intuition. Tal would have approved!
by syracrophy
Scandinavian. Advance. 23a
from Nimzowitsch by PinkLedDoor
pure queen sacrifices
by Baby Hawk


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