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!)
Illya Nyzhnyk vs Daniel Baider
"Baby New Year" (game of the day Jan-01-2008)
Wch U12 (2006), Batumi, rd 8, Oct-19
French Defense: Rubinstein Variation. Capablanca Line (C10)  ·  1-0
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 10 times; par: 19 [what's this?]

explore this opening
find similar games 486 more games of I Nyzhnyk
sac: 17.Bxf5 PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can step through the moves by clicking the < and > buttons, but it's much easier to simply use the left and right arrow keys on your keyboard.

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
Jan-01-08  Alphalegacy: Nice attack
Jan-01-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  Sularus: welcome 2008!
Jan-01-08  Amarande: 19 ... Qxd7 holds out longer, and prevents the immediate mating attack since after 20 Nxd7 Rfe8, White's Queen cannot hold the f6 square (Black can play either Be7 or Re6). But after 21 Nxc5 bxc5 22 Qxf5 Rac8 etc. White is bound to win anyway with the two extra pawns and the fact that all of Black's remaining pawns are weak.
Jan-01-08  think: 17. Bxf5! setting up Rd7 a couple moves later was a great move. Even though White would probably win with moves 17 and 18 reversed I like the played move order because the mate threat forces Black's hand, eliminating all possible counterplay.
Jan-01-08  zdigyigy: White develops with threats in this game and wins time. 7.Ne5 threatens 8.Bb5+. Black has to play 7...a6 and whites' Knight is posted at e5 with no loss in time.

Nice to see open lines early on in the French.

Jan-01-08  sallom89: nice castling king attack :O
Jan-01-08  CapablancaFan: 11...Qc7? This was the first indication, IMO, of black going down the wrong path. The simple and humble 11...Be7 with 12...Qc7 next move and black is fine.
Jan-01-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  patzer2: Wow! White was 10-years-old and Black was 12-years-old when this was played. The winning clearance pseudo sacrifice 17. Bxf5!!, however, is anything but a "baby move." Maybe we've witnessed the play of a future world champion for this "New Year's Day, Jan 1, 2008, Game of The Day." Happy New year!!
Jan-01-08  xrt999: black is ignoring the fact that white is going to play BxN, which he does on move 14, opening up the kingside, leading to a strong attack.

After 14.Bxf6, you can see that black is going to lose quickly. 12.b6 is black's major blunder, he probably should have played 12.Nd5 or 12.Be7, although with white's 2 bishops bearing down on the kingside and the queen mobilized, this might not be much help.

Jan-01-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  Jimfromprovidence: I wish black had played 13...Nd5 followed by white's 14 Bxh7+?!

Then after 14...Kxh7 there would have been some real fireworks to that match!

Jan-01-08  Andrew Chapman: Isn't 19.Rd3 simpler?
Jan-01-08  black knight c6: With white's pieces unchallenged in the centre, it's a horrible mistake for black to leave his knight unprotected, and therefore allow a break in the kingside pawns (and following attack) with 11. ... Qc7

<Andrew Chapman> Rd3 looks very cool there, but after

19. ... f4
20. Qxf4 Rfd8

I can't find a decisive mating attack for white yet... maybe a computer can though. It doesn't <seem> to work quite as well as Rd7 though.

Jan-02-08
Premium Chessgames Member
  kevin86: White pieces "crashed the gate doin' 98".-Convoy,a song of the 1970s (Could it have been this long ago?)

Black's resignation has the same effect of the coyote putting up a small parasol to stop a 10 ton bolder landing on him (in a Road Runner Cartoon). lol

Jan-13-08  Tuatara2: Lol, hello, I guess this is a bit unusual but the black player in this game is here, at your service.

I do not agree with the comment about doubling the f pawns. It is quite standard in this opening, just I made a misttake, and should have played Rd8 instead of Bb7. Ilya and I went over the game afterwards, and he agreed he had nothing in this case.

Still, it was a very nice combination and took me completely by surprise.

Apr-14-08  Autoreparaturwerkbau: <Tuatara2: Still, it was a very nice combination and took me completely by surprise.> True, he sure showed talent there.
Sep-06-08  MostlyAverageJoe: <Tuatara2: I made a misttake, and should have played Rd8 instead of Bb7. Ilya and I went over the game afterwards, and he agreed he had nothing in this case.>

Rd8 is a bad move, too. 13. ... Rd8? 14. Bxf6 gxf6 15. Bxh7+!


click for larger view

The bishop on h7 is untouchable (otherwise a forced mate). About the best that black can do is:

15. Bxh7+ Kf8 16. Rxd8+ Qxd8 17. Be4


click for larger view

and the rook will get exchanged in the next move with an assured win for the white.

After either 13...Nd5 or 13...Be7 there would be plenty of game still left.

The lines above were verified with Hiarcs12.1.

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?]
French Rubinstein, Capablanca Line (C10) 1-0 Kside attack
from Fast French Kisses For Fredthebear 21 & Over by fredthebear
French Rubinstein, Capablanca Line (C10) 1-0 Kside attack
from French Fredthebear Tarrasch 3.Nd2 by fredthebear
oldtimeblues' favorite games
by oldtimeblues
Baider luck next time (Tuatara2)
from Chessgames.com members in action 2 by mack
Game of the day
by vikinx
17. Bxf5!!
from Clearance by patzer2
r8
from 2006 WYCC (open) U-12 by gauer
Baby New Year
from Nice puns by D.Observer
barb's favorite games 2
by barb
Nice Endings
by Zorilla
Well played by white...(GOTD)
from Collections in Idleness 5 by Trigonometrist
Well played by white...(GOTD)
from Collections in Idleness 5 by xajik
January 1: Baby New Year
from Game of the Day 2008 by Phony Benoni


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 2001-2018, Chessgames Services LLC