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

register now - it's free!
Christophe van de Loo vs M Hesseling
"Van de Loo Industries" (game of the day May-11-09)
Weekend Tournament, Holland (1983)  ·  Italian Game: Two Knights Defense. Traxler Counterattack King March line (C57)  ·  1-0
To move:
Last move:

explore this opening
find similar games 1 more C Van de Loo/M Hesseling game
sac: 31.Qxd5 PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: If you register a free account you will be able to create game collections and add games and notes to them. For more information on game collections, see our Help Page.

PGN Viewer:  What is this?
For help with the default chess viewer, please see the Pgn4web Quickstart Guide.

Kibitzer's Corner
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 4 OF 4 ·  Later Kibitzing>
May-12-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Infohunter: I've seen some King-march games before, but never the likes of this. And White's 19th move--never would I have thought of that one!
May-15-09  I Like Fish: back at keyboard...
May-17-09  randomsac: This is a really wild game. With his king scurrying around, I was surprised white weathered the attack. Black just couldn't finish the king off when it was trapped in the corner.
May-18-09  I Like Fish: Now...
would that be smoking...
or nonsmoking...
Oct-24-10  sevenseaman: A great game from both sides. White's final move Rxg7 is a full-blooded punch on the nose. No escape.

The game is an apt example of hot pursuit and some excellent parrying.

Oct-09-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: As long as the loo doesn't back up again.
Oct-31-11  sevenseaman: Moves are tough to follow. <19. Qa4!> (or Qg4) parries the mate threat at c4, b4. If <19. dxc6> the R at d8 comes into play making d4 another hit point for the Q. Exchanging the Qs isn't good enough. So Black gets pushed into <19...Qe7+> (the text).

<25. Nb5> parries Qc7+ threat. <30. d5!> what a resource!

<35. Bg5+!> An effete check but has the merit of releasing the a1 R.

<48. Rg7!!> White is in control now and can handle losing the R with c8=Q#.

I do not think I'll live to see a hotter game.

Nov-02-11  LIFE Master AJ: Insane ....
Nov-02-11  LIFE Master AJ: <<Sep-24-05 <Sneaky: <Real or invented, this game is an immortal.<<<>>>>>>>

I will second that!

Mar-15-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Really crazy game.
Jun-22-12  vinidivici: what if 19...bxa4?
Jun-22-12  King Death: < vinidivici: what if 19...bxa4?>

After 19...ba 20.Nc6 looks good enough. White has too much for the queen and once he gets developed it's all over. It'll be Black's king that's in trouble.

Dec-21-12  DanielBryant: I was disappointed to learn that this one is a composition, but it no doubt still deserves a place on CG. This game is like chess on crack.
Mar-17-13  cornflake: Wow. This is one of the most amazing chess games I've ever seen.
Mar-17-13  cornflake: <DanielBryant: I was disappointed to learn that this one is a composition, but it no doubt still deserves a place on CG. This game is like chess on crack.>

Oh. Ok. never mind. That explains the fantastic tactics. If this wasn't a composition I'd rank it as probably one the greatest chess games ever played.

Jul-03-13  s0030135: In fact,white missed a mate in 3 by Re7+ on the 48th move.
Nov-26-13  pattydee: I love White's 19.Qa4 ( 19.Qg3 and White gets mated quickly after 19...Qd4+).

I disagree with King Death's comment that if 19...ab: 20.Nc6: is good for White. All I see after 20.Nc6:?? is 20...Qc4# 0-1.

A wild and crazy game. I feel sorry for players who avoid these crazy complications. They're missing a lot of fun.

Apr-21-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  scutigera: I have no idea why people sneer at this game just because it was composed rather than played -- problems are composed, and generally much less realistic. As Max Euwe said about Morphy's Opera Box Game, "While displaying no particularly deep planning, this game possesses an uncommon charm." There's room in chess for charm, I hope. Composed games, labelled as such of course, are a perfectly respectable way to enjoy it.
May-25-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  MJCB: The game - even if composed - is nice to enjoy, like R Steel vs NN, 1886 - also suspected to be a composition and also staging a hunted king turning hunter.
May-25-14  number 23 NBer: <pattydee> After 19...bxa4, the pawn no longer defends c4, so 20 Nxc6 can't be met by Qc4+, as that simply hangs the queen.
Aug-04-16  pumping707: What a wild game...kudos to white...still won the game.
Aug-15-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  Zhbugnoimt: Ridiculous composition, but extremely fun. Full of black missing mates though.
Oct-25-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: "The white player surely exists, he was an old clubmate of mine.

<The game however was invented by him.> He is/was probably one of the greatest connaisseurs of the Traxler-variation, certainly in The Netherlands.

You won't find his name in the database though, because <after he joined Baghwan <<<<>>>>> he had his name changed. <The black player doesn't exist.">

-- FM CountOfMonteCristo

https://www.chess.com/blog/benws/va...

Dec-22-16  j4jishnu: mind = blown. fcuk me, sideways.
Apr-25-17  7he5haman: What an amazing game!
Jump to page #    (enter # from 1 to 4)
search thread:   
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 4 OF 4 ·  Later Kibitzing>
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?]
Big Black Bug's favorite games
by Big Black Bug
Van de Loo Industries
from The great power of the King. by syracrophy
87c_ Hunting Season - king marches OTB one way o
by whiteshark
White sacrifices a king (as in king safety) and queen to win
from Penguincw's Favourite Games by Penguincw
himadri's favorite games
by himadri
A Stunning Game
from morfishine's favorite games by morfishine
Van de Loo Industries
from marwanredman123's favorite games 6 by iago56
Van de Loo Industries
from marwanredman123's favorite games 6 by Jaredfchess
Van de Loo Industries
from Favorite Names by Mayoigo2
Octal's favorite games
by Octal
Real or Not, this game is truly amazing!
from The Greatest Games of all Time by addiction to chess
TRAXLER
by MEISTERBRAU
Real or invented; First published as "Blood-curdling chess"
from Attacks & Sacs f7/f2 - Original file by f.t.b. by fredthebear
Traxler Counterattack K March line (C57) 1-0 Crazy wild! Hoax??
from Diagonals Attack: Bs Highway, Battery, Crossfire by fredthebear
Amazing King Play!
from Highlighted Games by QueensideCastler
The drunk King opening
from WhiteRook48's favorite games by WhiteRook48
Van de Loo Industries
from Sneaky's Scrapbook by Sneaky
May 11: Van de Loo Industries
from Game of the Day 2009 by Phony Benoni
I'm dying to go to the loo (hoax)
from yy_WILD + CRAZY TACTICAL BATTLES insane by whiteshark
Van de Loo Industries
from Brilliancies By "Unknowns" by TheAlchemist
plus 77 more collections (not shown)


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 | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | advertising | contact us
Copyright 2001-2017, Chessgames Services LLC