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!)
David Navara vs Sergey Karjakin
World Cup (2009), Khanty-Mansiysk RUS, rd 3, Nov-27
Spanish Game: Closed Variations (C84)  ·  1-0


NOTE: You are using our new chess viewer, "Olga." For more info see the Olga Quickstart Guide. You can switch back to the old viewer (pgn4web) from the pulldown menu below. If you have questions or suggestions see our Olga chessforum.

explore this opening
find similar games 14 more Navara/Karjakin games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can get computer analysis by clicking the "ENGINE" button below the game.

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

Kibitzer's Corner
Premium Chessgames Member
  Bobsterman3000: nice!! I didn't know that Navara could play like this against 2700+ players...

Navara's nifty rook maneuvers between moves 25 and 45 secure the 2 pawn advantage in style...

Nov-27-09  messachess: Yes, this was a very nice win by Navara. He's having a good tournament.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Eyal: It should probably have been a draw after 36...cxd4 37.Rg3+ Kh8 38.Ng6+ Kg8 39.Nxf8+ Bxg3 40.fxg3 Kxf8 41.Rxd4 Re3. Instead, Karjakin blunders away the game with 36...f4??; 37...Kh8 is answered by 38.Nf7+!

Navara could have won more economically with 39.Nf7+! Kxf4 40.g3+ Kf5 41.Nxd6+.

Dec-08-09  Augalv: Commentary at:
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, 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?]
+1 -1 =0 [+3 -0 =0] vs. Navara (World Cup, K-M, Rd.3)
from Match Karjakin! by amadeus
C84 Spanish: Closed [White]
by chess.master
C84 Spanish: Closed [White]
by Chibauk

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