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!)
George Wright vs Vera Menchik
GBR-ch op (1928), Tenby
Nimzowitsch Defense: Declined Variation (B06)  ·  0-1
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 289 more games of Menchik
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: Premium members can suggest a game for Guess-the-Move with the Guess-the-Move Suggestion Queue.

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
Jun-01-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  Chessical: Menchik plays the then very topical Nimzowitsch Defence against which her opponent suddenly appears to decides he is honour bound to instigate an attack with Kh1, <g4>, and <Rg1>. Yet there are no weaknesses for him to bite upon as Menchik has a solid King-side and increasing control of the centre. Thus, his attacking gesture leaves only weaknesses.

<9.Be3> which does not encourage <e5> seems more promising <9...Nf6> 10.e5 Ng4 11.e6 d5 12.exf7+ Rxf7

<12.Kh1> planning the K-side attack by making <g!> available for the Rook, but play in the centre is more appropriate, e.g. <12.Rd1> Qe7 13.Bd5 with an advantage.

<13.g4?!>; again <13.Rd1> is a preferable alternative <13...Nf6> 14.Nbd2 Ng4 15.Bd5 Nxe3 16.Qxe3.White's "attack" never gets off the ground, instead he is increasingly troubled by the Black squared weaknesses around his King.

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.)


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 | advertising | contact us
Copyright 2001-2017, Chessgames Services LLC