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!)
Ian Nepomniachtchi vs Pavel Potapov
Russian Team Championship (2015), Sochi RUS, rd 2, May-02
Scandinavian Defense: Gubinsky-Melts Defense (B01)  ·  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 1 more I Nepomniachtchi/P Potapov game
sac: 39.Rxc6 PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: pgn4web is our default viewer, but we offer other choices as well. You can use a different viewer by selecting it from the pulldown menu below and pressing the "Set" button.

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

Kibitzer's Corner
May-02-15  KingsGambiteer: 7 of Nepom's first 13 moves with the same knight!
May-02-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  john barleycorn: <KingsGambiteer: 7 of Nepom's first 13 moves with the same knight!>

But actually no loss of tempo involved as they are partially offset by the moves of blacks queen and otherwise pursue positional purposes. Already when the black queen returns to d8 white has the better development.

May-02-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: < KingsGambiteer: 7 of Nepom's first 13 moves with the same knight! >

Actually it's 7 of the first 14 moves were with the same knight. However, 7 of Nepo's 13 moves were a knight move.

Interesting journey nevertheless for the queen knight, who makes it to the final position: b1-c3-b5-a3-c4-e5-g4-h6-g4-f6-d5. Every file visited too.

May-04-15  KingsGambiteer: Yes, my mistake. One day I'll master this arithmetic thing.
Feb-25-17  Rafaelvleite: NepoNights!
Feb-25-17  Rafaelvleite: NePony
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?]
A rook on 7th is a real problem! So is a centralized knight!
from Knights Add Spice III Makes Fredthebear Wee0p by fredthebear
B01 Scandinavian [White]
by chess.master
Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts Def (B01) 1-0 Knights have say
from Pawn Mowers & Trimmers by fredthebear
Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts Def (B01) 1-0 Knights have say
from Hammer the 6th Rank (Black hits 3rd Rank) II by fredthebear
Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts Def (B01) 1-0 Knights have say
from 2013+ Games by fredthebear
Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts Def (B01) 1-0 Knights have say
from Cntr Cntr = Center Counter / Scandi_navian by fredthebear
A rook on 7th is a real problem! So is a centralized knight!
from Heavy Pieces Hound Pawn Row and/or Back Rank by fredthebear
Cntr Cntr 3...Qd6 Gubinsky-Melts Def (B01) 1-0 Knights have say
from N O P Players by fredthebear
A rook on 7th is a real problem! So is a centralized knight!
from h-file Attacks, some Greek Gifts by Fredthebear by JoseTigranTalFischer
B01 Scandinavian [White]
by Chibauk
Nepo: Destroyer of Worlds!
by Zhbugnoimt
A rook on 7th is a real problem! So is a centralized knight!
from h-file Attacks, some Greek Gifts by Fredthebear by fredthebear
A rook on 7th is a real problem! So is a centralized knight!
from P-K4 Games by fredthebear
B01 Scandinavian [White] by chess.master
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 | Notable Games | 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