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!)
Peter Svidler vs Rustam Kasimdzhanov
"Peter Svindled" (game of the day Jul-23-2006)
FIDE World Championship Tournament (2005), San Luis ARG, rd 9, Oct-08
Sicilian Defense: Najdorf Variation (B90)  ·  1/2-1/2
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

NOTE: You are using our new chess viewer, "Olga." For more info see the Olga Quickstart Guide. You can switch back to the old viewer (pgn4web) from the pulldown menu below. If you have questions or suggestions see our Olga chessforum.

explore this opening
find similar games 14 more Svidler/Kasimdzhanov games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can learn a lot about this site (and chess in general) by reading the Chessgames Help Page. If you need help with premium features, please see the Premium Membership 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]

Peter Svidler vs Rustam Kasimdzhanov (2005) Peter Svindled
Post game press conference in San Luis. Photograph courtesy of World Chess Championship Press.


Kibitzer's Corner
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 20 OF 20 ·  Later Kibitzing>
Oct-15-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  OhioChessFan: <Could something similar be done for chessplayers?>

<Rama>, I recall a book that took 5 players-Alekheine, Lasker, Capa, Fischer and Morphy?- and compared them in different areas. Strategy, tactics, defense, etc. It wasn't worth the paper it was written on, since it tried to give each player an area they'd win. One point I think is missed is that the days of a Tal are probably gone now that computer analysis is here. Too many magical saves of hopeless looking positions have proven that there's nearly always hope, though it still must be found OTB.

Oct-15-05
Premium Chessgames Member
  OhioChessFan: A question to someone qualified. What exactly was Kasim thinking about for 80 minutes? Was he going thru a series of possible lines, move by move? Was he just working up the nerve to make the move? Something else?
Oct-15-05  bob000: SuperGM's don't play a move that looks good at the first possible moment. In particular, if the move is commital they they will analyze as deeply as possible since there is no turning back. In many lines where the amateur sees unclear, with compensation for material, the superGM evaluates it as clearly better for the attacker or the defender.
Oct-17-05  LIFE Master AJ: true
Oct-17-05  misguidedaggression: <tpstardefender> <You seem like a very nice person, when not dealing with them.>

You really are new to this site! It's the other way around, trust me. In fact, I used to be a decent chessplayer. Now I just troll around the AJ Goldsby page waiting for a fight to break out.

Feb-27-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  patzer2: Black demonstrates an amazing draw by perpetual check with the surprising 30...fxe6!
Jul-24-06  Confuse: nice pun, and it really fits. poor peter =P
Jul-24-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  Honza Cervenka: Look at this one and then talk about "boring" draws.
Jul-24-06  buRnINGbeNd: This is a Chess Life game! I knew it looked familiar.
Jul-24-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  kevin86: GOTD-a draw! A funny game with odd exchanges and stuff-but not worthy of a GOTD:(
Jul-24-06  DCP23: <kevin86> <-but not worthy of a GOTD:(>

For the record, my vote is for this game to be called Game Of The Year, certainly nothing less.

I was fascinated beyond words when I saw this game in real time.

Jul-24-06
Premium Chessgames Member
  kevin86: After furthur review:this game does have a lot of luster to it! Especially the mate threat which forces white to give up the bishop: If 34 ♗h3?? ♖b2+ 35 ♔a1 ♖a2+ 36 ♔b1 ♘c3+ 37 ♔c1 ♖c2#

or its echo:35♔c1 ♖c2+ 36 ♔b1 ♘c3+ 37 ♔a1 ♖a2#

That in itself is rated a big applause!

Jul-24-06  PRYNCYPALIUSZ: Nice game. In my opinion English attack in Sicilian Defense is worst for black.
Jan-14-07  viv001: kevin86,if 36 king b1, Nc3+ then 37 R x c3????
Mar-11-08  positionalgenius: Top game from two strong players
Mar-11-08  mistreaver: <SuperGM's don't play a move that looks good at the first possible moment.> That reminds me on Tartakower's words:
" If you find a good move wait, don't play it.You might find better one." Or was it Lasker's qotation i don't remember
Mar-11-08  suenteus po 147: <mistreaver> It was Lasker.
Jan-13-09  WhiteRook48: he swindles into another draw
Jan-25-09  WhiteRook48: and a great svindle
Jan-30-09  WhiteRook48: amazing game
Mar-31-09  WhiteRook48: 34 Rd3 hangs a piece
Apr-16-09  soberknight: Great game, just read about it on chesscafe.com.
Apr-16-09  soberknight: Kasimdzhanov's analysis cited on chesscafe book review article:

"30fxe6!!

30...Bd3+ 31.Rxd3 Nxd3 32.Bg3! fxe6 33.Nxe6 Rf5 34.Rd1; 30...Nxc7 31.exf7+ Rxf7 (31...Kh8 32.Nxb5 Nxb5 33.Rxd5 Ra5 (33...Rac8 34.Rc1 ) 34.Re1 Nc7 35.Re8! Nxe8 36.Rd8 ) 32.Nxb5 Nxb5 33.Bxd5 ; 30...Nxe6 31.Nxb5 N8xc7 32.Nxc7 Nxc7 33.Rd3"

May-06-11
Premium Chessgames Member
  perfidious: <mistreaver: <SuperGM's don't play a move that looks good at the first possible moment.>

When Kasparov was a student of Botvinnik's, Mikhail Moiseevich had to rein in the lad's impulsiveness-a little, anyway-by telling him to reflect before he acted, else he would become a Taimanov or Larsen.

Oct-01-14  SpiritedReposte: <When you see a good move, look for a better one> Golden advice from Lasker I believe.
Jump to page #    (enter # from 1 to 20)
search thread:   
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 20 OF 20 ·  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?]
Sicilian Najdorf
by JoseTigranTalFischer
Great Games: 1990-today
by ARubinstein
Important draws
by JohnBoy
July 23: Peter Svindled
from Game of the Day 2006 by Phony Benoni
amazing draw!
from study for tactics by old coot
In incredible tactical game in San Luis
from positionalgenius' favorite games by positionalgenius
FIDE World Championship 2005, San Luis
from # Greatest Tournaments 2005 by Qindarka
A drawish exciting game
from Sicilian Theory VI by SEMENELIN
Sicilian Najdorf
by KingG
Forcing a draw in an amazing way!!
from Great tactics examples by arsen387
Mr. V's favorite Kasimdzhanov games
by Mr. V
a misjudged masterpiece
from Gorney Park by kevin86
THis collection has NOT been forgotten
from Game of the Days by hidude
Round 9: Svidler 5 1/2, Kasimdzhanov 3 1/2
from 2005 FIDE World Chess Championship by Penguincw
Kasim, down a rook and bishop, forces interesting perpetual
from Miracle saves by YouRang
Svidler was the surprise of the tournament.
from Notable Games 2005 by cu8sfan
30...fxe6!
from Random games by SwitchingQuylthulg
Kasim's great escape
from Impressive & Entertaining Draws by Honza Cervenka
30...fxe6! forces White to accept a perpetual check
from Defensive Combinations (Perpetual Check) by patzer2
32...Rf2!(34...Rxb2+ 35.Kc1 Rc2+ 36.Kd1? Nb2+ 37.Ke1 Nxd3+(-+))
from Draws!: Stories of awe, bizarre and ingenuity by syracrophy
plus 8 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 | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2017, Chessgames Services LLC