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!)
Emanuel Berg vs Alexander Yuryevich (Nenashev) Graf
15th European Team Championship (2005), rd 3, Aug-01
Spanish Game: Morphy Defense. Breyer Defense Zaitsev Hybrid (C95)  ·  0-1
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

explore this opening
find similar games 683 more games of E Berg
sac: 38...Rxg2+ PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can get computer analysis by clicking the "ENGINE" button below the game.

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-09-05  djmercury: Too optimistic attack from white, punished with a nice rook sac in g2.

Some analysys with fritz 5.32:
<15... d5> last book move <16. dxe5 Nxe5 17. Nxe5 Rxe5 18. f4 Re8 19. e5 Nd7 20. Qg4 Bg7 21. Ba3 c5 22. Rd1?!> 22. Bb2 b4= <22. ... Bc6?!> 22. ... h5 23. Qf3 Qa5 24. Bc1 and black has a slight advantage <23. h4?> better 23. b4!?= <23. ... Qa5 24. h5 Qxc3 25. hxg6 hxg6 26. Re2 Nf8> not 26. ... b4? countered by 27. Bxg6! <27. Bb2> better was 27. Rd3!? Qa1 28. Rd1 Qxa2 29. Bxc5 and black has only a slight advantage <27. ... Bd7> not 27. ... Qxb2? 28. Bxg6! and only 28. ... Qxe2 can save black, because 28. .... Qa3 allows black to start a dangerous attack on the king side 29. Bf5 c4 30. Nh5 Ng6 31. Bxg6 Qc5+ 32. Kh1 fxg6 33. Qxg6 Re7 <28. Qg5?> Decisive blunder of white, Berg was too optimistic about the chance of his kingside attack, last chance to fight at least for a draw was 28. Qxd7 Qxg3 29. Qxd5 Ne6 <28. ... Qxb2 29. Bxg6 Qc3 30. Bxf7+ Kxf7 31. Nh5 Ne6 32. Qf5+ Kg8 33. Nf6+ Bxf6 34. exf6 Kf7 35. Rxd5?> black position is already lost but better was Qh7+ followed by Qxd7 <35. ... Qc1+ Kh2 36. Rh8+ 37. Kg3 Rag8+ 38. Kf2 Rxg2+! 39. Kxg2 Qh1+ 40. Kf2 Rh2+ 41. Kg3 Qg1+ 42. Kf3 Nd4+ 0-1> mate follows in the next few moves.

Apr-28-06  waddayaplay: Berg analyzed it in a Swedish chess magazine.

He said 15.b3 was too slow, and said that 15.a4 is more enigmatic, as was also played in a later round, in Fressinet vs A Graf, 2005 1-0.

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.)


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