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


register now - it's free!
Yuri Kuzubov vs Jon Ludvig Hammer
SPICE Cup (2009)  ·  Neo-Grünfeld Defense: Exchange Variation (D71)  ·  1-0
To move:
Last move:

explore this opening
find similar games 1 more Y Kuzubov/J L Hammer game
sac: 25.Nxa7 PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: Games that have been used in game collections will have a section at the bottom which shows collections which include it. For more information, see "What are Game Collections?" on our Help Page.

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

Kibitzer's Corner
Sep-21-09  LaFreak III: impressive!
Sep-22-09  DiscoJew: what a humorous ending!!
Sep-22-09  zealouspawn: Hammer didn't make white prove he knew the bishop + knight mate? thats a little suprising
Sep-22-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: Position after <54...Rxa6> is a TB win in 42 moves for white.


click for larger view

Sep-22-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: <23...Nxe5 24.Bxf3 Na4! >


click for larger view

comes from the sliding rule. Quite tricky.

Sep-22-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Garech: <whiteshark> Position after <54...Rxa6> is a TB win in 42 moves for white.

Lol really!!? Can you give the line please?

Sep-22-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  whiteshark: <Garech> Heaven helps them who help themselves! http://www.k4it.de/index.php?topic=...

:D

Sep-26-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  4tmac: This interesting ending is theoretically an easy win. But when the Pawn is a Rook pawn, the K+R can sometimes set up a blockade. It is better to have the B of the color of the queening square but in most positions it does not much matter! (a good trick is to guard the N with P so that RxN will lead to a Knight Pawn) Anyway, in whiteshark's position, if the Black King were on c7 it is technically drawn. Black should try to set up a blockade by 65. ...Kf7. It would look like this:


click for larger view

If black could move again he would draw by moving to the g file. White can win by (only) h6!. There were a few neat positions that came up looking at some lines. I liked


click for larger view

when both RxN & Kg8 draw.

Sep-26-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  waustad: Even with this loss, Hammer has played well this tournament. He must be getting fairly close to 2600, which was really rare a few years ago.
Sep-26-09
Premium Chessgames Member
  Susan Polgar: Jon Ludvig needs +2 to break 2600.

Best wishes,
Susan Polgar
www.SusanPolgar.blogspot.com

Feb-02-10  DiscoJew: LOL I still laugh hard after 72. Kh2!!! chess can be so funny sometimes!!!

Also, Susan, Jon Ludvig Hammer is now 2636!


from the Chessgames Store
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 users.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
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?]
SPICE Cup, Lubbock TX 2009 Rd.3
from Favorite Games from (2009) by wanabe2000
16.d6 --> R:BN sac
from 51- -> Birth and Power of a Central Passed Pawn by whiteshark


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 2001-2014, Chessgames Services LLC
Web design & database development by 20/20 Technologies