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

Vladimir Fedoseev vs Peter Leko
Nutcracker Match of the Generations (2014), Moscow RUS, rd 1, Dec-20
Torre Attack: Classical Defense (A46)  ·  1-0


explore this opening
find similar games 4 more V Fedoseev/Leko games
sac: 56.Rxe4 PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: All games have a Kibitzer's Corner provided for community discussion. If you have a question or comment about this game, register a free account so you can post there.

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

Kibitzer's Corner
Dec-20-14  mrandersson: Wrong Vladimir Fedoseev it seems either that or leko had a bad day at the office.
Premium Chessgames Member
  SteinitzLives: Leko had a couple of drawing chances at the end, he was real short of time though, and moved his king to the wrong square a couple of times.
Dec-20-14  fisayo123: Incredibly complex game. Like <SteinitzLives> said, Leko had several drawing chances but was unable to solve all the problems over the board.
Dec-20-14  coolconundrum: 17. Ra3, prepping b4, inducing c4, at which point the white pieces all find good homes. Very nice idea.
Dec-23-14  dumbgai: Leko tried to play for a draw in a winning position, and failed.
Premium Chessgames Member
  Gilmoy: I liked <32.Qb2>.

I liked it <because> it does nothing! Hah! Answer that!

Dec-24-14  ajile: Black's backward d5 pawn isn't worth the play that Black gets IMO.
Premium Chessgames Member
  patzer2: White's incredible play after 17. Ra3!? is joy to watch. However, for most novices and club players I think it should come with a warning: "Unless you're a Master or an Expert, don't try this in your local club or tournaments."

White's strategy appears to be to get Black to over commit and try and make something out of nothing, and then counter attack. It's not a bad strategy, but it takes a great deal of tactical skill and positional knowledge to pull off. Something way over my head, and I suspect over that of most club players.

Premium Chessgames Member
  patzer2: Fritz 12 indicates Black missed a win by not playing 68...Rh6! (diagram below):

click for larger view

From here (diagram above, after 68...Rh6! improvement) Fritz 12 analysis gives its best play as 69.Qg1 Qf4 70.Qd1 Rd6 71.Qh5 Kg7 72.e5 Qxe5 73.Qg4+ Kf8 74.Qh4 Ke8 75.Qg5 Rc6 76.Qg8+ Ke7 77.Qg5+ Rf6 78.Qg7 Rxf5 79.Qxe5+ Rxe5 80.Be4 Rxe4 (-2.37 @ 21/49 depth).

Feb-01-15  Whitehat1963: How does white avoid the draw by repetition or perpetual?
Premium Chessgames Member
  Sastre: <Whitehat1963: How does white avoid the draw by repetition or perpetual?>

If 92...Qd2+, 93.Qc2 Qd5 94.Qh2 .

NOTE: You need to pick a username and password to post a reply. Getting your account takes less than a minute, is 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, profane, raunchy, or disgusting language.
  2. No spamming, advertising, duplicate or nonsense posts.
  3. No malicious personal attacks, including cyber stalking, systematic antagonism, or gratuitous name-calling of any member Iincludinfgall Admin and Owners or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. If you think someone is an idiot, then provide evidence that their reasoning is invalid and/or idiotic, instead of just calling them an idiot. It's a subtle but important distinction, even in political discussions.
  4. Nothing in violation of United States law.
  5. No malicious posting of or linking to personal, private, and/or negative information (aka "doxing" or "doxxing") about any member, (including all Admin and Owners) or any of their family, friends, associates, or business interests. This includes all media: text, images, video, audio, or otherwise. Such actions will result in severe sanctions for any violators.
  6. NO TROLLING. Admin and Owners know it when they see it, and sanctions for any trolls will be significant.
  7. Any off-topic posts which distract from the primary topic of discussion are subject to removal.
  8. The use of "sock puppet" accounts to circumvent disciplinary action taken by Moderators is expressly prohibited.
  9. The use of "sock puppet" accounts in an attempt to undermine any side of a debate—or to create a false impression of consensus or support—is prohibited.
  10. All decisions with respect to deleting posts, and any subsequent discipline, are final, and occur at the sole discretion of the Moderators, Admin, and Owners.
  11. Please try to maintain a semblance of civility at all times.
Blow the Whistle See something that violates our rules? Blow the whistle and inform a Moderator.

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, visit the Kibitzer's Café.

Messages posted by Chessgames members do not necessarily represent the views of, its employees, or sponsors. All Moderator actions taken are at the sole discretion of the Admin and Owners—who will strive to act fairly and consistently at all times.

This game is type: CLASSICAL. Please report incorrect or missing information by submitting a correction slip to help us improve the quality of our content.

Featured in the Following Game Collections[what is this?]
QB wins
from 48e_QR vs QB + pawns by whiteshark
98_A46/A48_Torre Attack 3.Bg5
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 | Notable Games | World Chess Championships | Opening Explorer | Guess the Move | Game Collections | ChessBookie Game | Chessgames Challenge | Store | privacy notice | contact us
Copyright 2001-2019, Chessgames Services LLC