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!)
Vladimir Kramnik vs Alexander Morozevich
"Me Gusta" (game of the day Sep-14-2012)
FIDE World Championship Tournament (2007), Mexico City MEX, rd 2, Sep-14
Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E04)  ·  1-0
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 57 times; par: 30 [what's this?]

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 41 more Kramnik/Morozevich games
sac: 13.exd5 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
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 9 OF 9 ·  Later Kibitzing>
Aug-06-10  hellopolgar: apparently just like what moro said, houdini points out that 21. ... Qd5! is a good move and the position is pretty even afterwords. i have a suggestion, classical games should have longer time controls! because otherwise, star players and deep thinkers like moro simply don't have time to release their full potential...
Oct-14-10  uscfratingmybyear: I checked out the comments on the Kramnik page since is the Player of the Day and was amazed at the vitriol and energy some people put into denigrating him. Then I replayed this game (again) and am still knocked out by it. And I think that's what matters.
Dec-31-10  talisman: <uscfratingmybyear> nice post! i hope i spelled your name right.
Dec-31-10  Whitehat1963: What on earth is wrong with 22...Nxb6???
Dec-31-10
Premium Chessgames Member
  Sastre: If 22...Nxb6, 23.Qc6 Bh3 24.Qxb6 Bxf1 25.Rxf1 .
Jul-15-11  Mimchi1: It's so beautiful how the pawns roll down the board impervious to any captures.
Jul-16-11  kluto: 16...d3 looks like a really poor move. Why does he not ever play Ra7.
Apr-25-12  LoveThatJoker: Excellent game by Kramnik!

LTJ

Sep-14-12  sevenseaman: A very pretty game. For a little moment I did not understand 23...Qf3 and White's reaction to it. (well I naively thought white could have grabbed the DSB). Its a clever stratagem alright and needs to be taken care of. Confirmation of my suspicion came on White's 27th move.

"Me Gusta"??

Sep-14-12  mynameisrandy: Me gusta. Spanish for "I like it."
Sep-14-12  The Last Straw: Interesting...another passed pawn "on hold."
Sep-14-12  xthred: Brutal.
Sep-14-12  positionalgenius: Ha, what a great pun.
Sep-14-12  Dr.Vulcan: 21.Bf4? instead of Rac1!;...Qf8?? instead of ...Qd5!. Before to be a great game of Kramnik, it was a catastrophe from Morozevich.
Sep-14-12  wildrookie: What would have been black's chances if he had taken with the pawn on move 17?
Sep-14-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  kevin86: Black sets up the unstoppable mate,but it isn't as unstoppable as it looked. An easy pawn move plugged the dike.
Sep-14-12  waustad: I was thinking that the pun was about Catalan and thought, "but Catalan isn't the same as Castillian" until I noticed that it was played in Mexico.

Me gusta tambien.

Sep-14-12  Dr.Vulcan: "No me gusta!" No me gustan partidas en que el trabajo de unos es facilitado por los burdos errores de otros. (I wish only that someone more fluent in English than me, could make a translation of this sentence.)
Sep-14-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Annie K.: OK, who is responsible for this pun?!

I thought I was the only one working out of Memebase around here...?

;)

Sep-20-12  Moszkowski012273: There is absolutely nothing wrong with 8....NxN winning a pawn, I really don't see why it wasn't played.
Sep-22-12  Dr.Vulcan: Indeed, Moszkowski012273, 8...Kxc3, 9.bxc3 Bxc3, 10.Rb1 Dxd4 (winning another pawn), etc. was the correct continuation. But, like said the philosoph "The fear to lose, takes away the will to win". Something similar had happened in M Romi vs Capablanca - Paris, 1938, when the italian GM "quaked" with a winner position because was in front of the great Capa, and the game finished 1/2-1/2.
Sep-24-12  Moszkowski012273: Ahhhh yes, we are all human- even GM's
Oct-08-13
Premium Chessgames Member
  kingscrusher: Fascinating
Nov-07-13  jonie: A nice game by Kramnik!
Dec-20-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  tamar: Me gusta, you busta!
Jump to page #    (enter # from 1 to 9)
search thread:   
< Earlier Kibitzing  · PAGE 9 OF 9 ·  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?]
Book of Samurai's favorite games 4
by Book of Samurai
c3 195
from Attacking Manual Volume 2- Aagaard by takchess
Vladimir Kramnik's Best Games
by KingG
Knight Sacrifices
by nathanschulz
Farewell to arms
from kuna65's favorite games by kuna65
Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E04) 1-0 Victory March!
from 7 Come 11 Makes About 187 by fredthebear
13.ed!! sacs a knight for an unstoppable pawn steamroller
from The most brilliant moves ever played by skytzo985
Contemporary Classics
by Bubo bubo
franskfranz's favorite games as white
by franskfranz
FIDE World Championship Tournament, MEX 2007 Rd2
from Interesting Games from partien by partien
Pawns, ze, they rule the world, ze
from Kramnik games that I like by rapidcitychess
2007#5
from Jaredfchess' favorite games by Jaredfchess
(N) 13.exd5
from 53c_Middlegames_Positional piece sacrifices by Jaredfchess
Catalan
by KingG
Power Chess - Kramnik
by Anatoly21
A stupendous effort by then World Champion Kramnik beats Moro
from KRAMNIK'S BEST GAMES Compiled by notyetagm by fredthebear
13. exd5! And now, what?
from Stunning Moves by Digital.King
Analysis of Opening required .
from d4 : Catalan Opening by ISeth
A multitude of alternatives
from sevenseaman's favorite games by sevenseaman
Catalan Opening: Open Defense (E04) 1-0 Which Q wins out?
from f3 & f6 Kside structures leak if Qs still aboard by fredthebear
plus 81 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