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

Magnus Carlsen vs Sergei Tiviakov
European Team Chess Championship (2007), Crete GRE, rd 6, Nov-03
Queen's Indian Defense: Classical Variation. Tiviakov Defense (E17)  ·  1-0
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

Click Here to play Guess-the-Move
Given 13 times; par: 99 [what's this?]

explore this opening
find similar games 3 more Carlsen/Tiviakov games
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
Nov-04-07  I3illieJoe: OWNED.
Nov-09-07
Premium Chessgames Member
  Mateo: One of Carlsen's skills is his capacity for changing a small edge in the ending into a win. This shouldn't be a surprise. Tactical players often are strong endgame players.

I think the fatal error was 48...Kf7? allowing 49.e4! giving White a supported passed pawn. If 49...fxe4 50.Bd6 Rd7 (the same after 50...e3+ 51.Ke1) 51.Rxd7 Bxd7 52.Rf8+ Kg6 53.f5+ with a winning fork. 48...Bf7 was better. If 49.e4 fxe4 50.Bd6 Re8, Black holds.

53...Be8? loses a pawn, but even after 53...Bd5 54.a3, White wins slowly. Black is in his little bow without any counterplay.

Nov-12-07  Assassinater: <One of Carlsen's skills is his capacity for changing a small edge in the ending into a win. This shouldn't be a surprise. Tactical players often are strong endgame players. >

Are they? I've always operated under the impression that endgames were more an exercise in plans and general ideas, though naturally calculation plays a big part a well. It just seems like a positional player would be better suited to an endgame than a tactical one.

Mar-17-17  Dave12: 49.e4! is a beautiful-typical move in this position, but the way Magnus reached it is just brilliant.
NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, is 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, profane, raunchy, or disgusting language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate or nonsense posts.
  3. No malicious personal attacks, including cyber stalking, systematic antagonism, or gratuitous name-calling of any member Iincludinfgall Admin and Owners or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. If you think someone is an idiot, then provide evidence that their reasoning is invalid and/or idiotic, instead of just calling them an idiot. It's a subtle but important distinction, even in political discussions.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No malicious posting of or linking to personal, private, and/or negative information (aka "doxing" or "doxxing") about any member, (including all Admin and Owners) or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. This includes all media: text, images, video, audio, or otherwise. Such actions will result in severe sanctions for any violators.
  6. NO TROLLING. Admin and Owners know it when they see it, and sanctions for any trolls will be significant.
  7. Any off-topic posts which distract from the primary topic of discussion are subject to removal.
  8. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by Moderators is expressly prohibited.
  9. The use of "sock puppet" accounts in an attempt to undermine any side of a debate—or to create a false impression of consensus or support—is prohibited.
  10. All decisions with respect to deleting posts, and any subsequent discipline, are final, and occur at the sole discretion of the Moderators, Admin, and Owners.
  11. Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a Moderator.

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, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of Chessgames.com, its employees, or sponsors. All Moderator actions taken are at the sole discretion of the Admin and Owners—who will strive to act fairly and consistently at all times.

This game is type: CLASSICAL. Please report incorrect or missing information by submitting a correction slip to help us improve the quality of our content.

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
Carlsen's revenge
from 43_R+B -opp.col. (wonderful attacking weapons) by whiteshark
total squeeze, mobility rules
from carlsen end game prowess by frogbert
V times V - carlsen is Victorious
by frogbert
Modern chess: Move by move
by Friedeggsof
Game 23
from Modern Chess (Crouch) by Qindarka
Game 23
from Modern Chess Move by Move (Crouch) by smarticecream


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 2001-2019, Chessgames Services LLC