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!)
Henri Grob vs Chantal Chaude de Silans
Zuerich m1 (1951), rd 4
Bird Opening: Dutch Variation (A03)  ·  0-1
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

explore this opening
find similar games 242 more games of Grob
sac: 23...Qh6 PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: To access more information about the players (more games, favorite openings, statistics, sometimes a biography and photograph), click their highlighted names at the top of this 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]

Henri Grob vs Chantal Chaude de Silans (1951)
German chess magazine Caissa, August 1951.


Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-23-07  nescio: In the 1920's Niemzowitsch demonstrated several times how good White's position is after 9.Bxc6! (instead of 9.Nbd2) Bxc6 10.Ne5. Several examples are listed by <MUG> under Nimzowitsch vs Spielmann, 1927

In this game 9...a6 was a mistake (9...Nb8!) and White could have had essentially the same position as in Niemzowitsch-Spielmann (with a black pawn on a6 instead of a rook at c8) after 11.Ne5! Instead with 11.Qe2 and 12.Kh1 he prepares an ingenious, but unsound pawn sacrifice, giving Black the opportunity to preserve the bishop with ...b5. Subsequently she also refutes the sacrifice 13.g4 with 13...d4! (13...Nxg4? 14.Ng5 Bxg5 15.Qxg4 with a powerful attack).

Strong play by ms. Chaudé de Silans.

Dec-23-08  YoungEd: I agree, <nescio>. White had an almost optimal Bird's set-up and blew it. I don't know why he favored the g4 pawn sac (which didn't work) over the thematic posting of a knight at e5.
Mar-09-09  TheTamale: Well, he was Grob, after all. g4 was in his blood.
Mar-09-12  ColeTrane: Tamale Haha! tru dat. . . . I play f4 a lot but put black square bishop on d2 instead of fianchetto
Mar-10-12
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Threatening mate on h2 (rook is pinned) and also simply the rook.
Dec-18-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  GrahamClayton: Great photo - did the players drink their tea and eat the cakes while the game continued?
Jun-05-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  yiotta: The way to a man's heart is thru his stomach (see photo)
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?]
Mme Chaude was very sharp
from yiotta's favorite games by yiotta
Game 100
from Master Games - Modern Chess (Tartakower/du Mont) by Qindarka
98_A02 1.f4 My hand slipped + I missed my e-pawn
by whiteshark
667_tactical motif PIN PIN PIN
by whiteshark
25 moves
from Chess Miniatures, Collection XI by wwall


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