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!)
Arthur Bisguier vs Donald Byrne
58th US Open (1957), Cleveland, OH USA, rd 12, Aug-16
Sicilian Defense: Dragon. Yugoslav Attack Sosonko Variation (B77)  ·  1-0
ANALYSIS [x]

FEN COPIED

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 11 more Bisguier/D Byrne games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: If we are missing an important game, you can submit it (in PGN format) at our PGN Upload Utility.

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
May-10-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  Phony Benoni: Bisguier, annotating this game in "Chess Review", October 1957, p. 299-300, gives a slightly different order of moves as indicated below. They do not appear to make a significant difference in the game:

1.e4 c5 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 cxd4 4.Nxd4 Nf6 5.Nc3 g6 6.f3

(Bisguier: <6.Be3 Bg7 7.f3>)

6...Bg7 7.Be3 Nc6 8.Qd2 0-0 9.Bc4 Nd7 10.Nxc6 bxc6 11.Bh6 Bxh6 12.Qxh6 e6 13.h4 Qf6 14.0-0-0 Nb6 15.Be2 d5 16.h5

(Bisguier: <16.Qe3 Bb7 17.f4 Rad8 18.e5 Qg7 19.h5 f6>)

16...Qg7 17.Qe3 Bb7 18.f4 Rad8 19.e5 f6 20.hxg6 hxg6 21.Rh4 f5 22.Rdh1 Rf7 23.Qg3 Nd7 24.Rh8+ Qxh8 25.Rxh8+ Kxh8 26.Qh4+ Source: Chess Review, October 1957, p. 299. 1-0

May-11-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  RookFile: This game is really funny. White does a caveman attack down the h file and picks off a rook on d8 with a simple double attack. Byrne must have having a bad day.
May-11-16
Premium Chessgames Member
  Phony Benoni: <RookFile> Bisguier notes Byrne's bad form in his article. This was a critical last round game. Had Byrne won, he would have won the tournament outright, and a tie would have left him tied for first with Fischer. Instead, Bisguier tied Fischer, only to co be placed second after tiebreaks.

Bisguier speculated that Byrne was exhausted by his 11th round game, D Byrne vs Robert E Byrne, 1957. Those two generally fought hard when they played.

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 Collection [what is this?]
Round 12 (Friday, August 16): CR 1957.10:299
from US Open 1957, Cleveland by Phony Benoni


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 2001-2017, Chessgames Services LLC