chessgames.com
Members · Prefs · 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!)
Tigran Kotanjian vs Karen Asrian
Armenian Championship (2008), Yerevan ARM, rd 2, Jan-09
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Classical. Noa Variation (E34)  ·  0-1
Move:
Last:

explore this opening
find similar games 5 more T Kotanjian/K Asrian games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can make these tips go away by registering a free account then visiting your preferences page. Simply check the option "Don't show random tips on game pages." and click the Update Profile button at the bottom.

PGN Viewer:  What is this?
For help with the default chess viewer, please see the Pgn4web Quickstart Guide.

Kibitzer's Corner
Jan-10-08  khursh: The dance of king! Goes to my collection. This is an entertaining game with very high quality of endgame techniques. And the position after 15fxe3 is funny.
Jan-10-08  mang00neg: I wasnt particularly impressed with the quality of the endgame at all. White should have drawn this without much trouble and it looks to me that he should have been better when the queens came off.
Jan-10-08  khursh: <mang00neg:> People are not computers to have endgame tablebases in their heads. Black has noting to lose while white has to defend at best which he did untill the move 100.Rh8 - which was the mistake. There were many losing lines for white which was escaped very well, f.e. 89.Ka4 - all other moves are lost for black.

Also we don't know was there time pressure or not.

I could agree with you if there were many blunders, but there are not.

,

Jan-10-08  dhotts: Couldn't White draw here by surviving until move 108 (the 50 move rule), starting with 102.Ke1?
Jan-11-08  khursh: <dhotts: Couldn't White draw here by surviving until move 108 (the 50 move rule), starting with 102.Ke1?>

I will check this, we need to know about possible time pressure and real situation.

Jan-11-08  kellmano: <dhotts: Couldn't White draw here by surviving until move 108 (the 50 move rule), starting with 102.Ke1?>

Except the last capture was on move 68, so survival until move 118 is required.

Jan-11-08  mang00neg: endgame tablebases? lol? the losing move was 30 Ne1? White plays 30 Rd2 instead. ...30 Rc3 31 Kf3 if Bxd3 to win the B pawn thats a drawn rook ending.
Jan-11-08  mang00neg: actually that might even be winning for white after 32 Rxd3 Rxc4 33 e4
Jan-11-08  Riverbeast: Beautifully played by Asrian
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?]
King moves
by khursh
Nimzo-Indian Def. Classical. Noa Var (E34) 0-1 R&B vs R ending
from Indians Nimzo, Bogo, Anti-Fredthebear by fredthebear
Nimzo-Indian Def. Classical. Noa Var (E34) 0-1 R&B vs R ending
from EG Rook Plus Endgames by fredthebear


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 | 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