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

David Howell vs Michael Roiz
"Puttin' on the Roiz" (game of the day Nov-02-2015)
European Club Cup (2015), Skopje MKD, rd 6, Oct-23
Scotch Game: Potter Variation (C45)  ·  1-0


explore this opening
find similar games 1 more D Howell/M Roiz game
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: To access more information about the players (more games, favorite openings, statistics, sometimes a biography and photograph), click their highlighted names at the top of this page.

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
  Mating Net: A very fine display of attacking chess by White.
Premium Chessgames Member
  HeMateMe: Sweet.
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: The black knight's moves to b3 were a bit disastrous.
Nov-02-15  Ferro: La gran trivial
Nov-02-15  goodevans: 38...Qd2 39.Qxd2 Nxd2+ 40.Kc1 Nb3+ 41.Bxb3 axb3 42.Rh8+ Kxg7 43.Rxe8
Nov-02-15  Ironmanth: Beautiful!
Premium Chessgames Member
  mjmorri: Unfortunately for Black, R(or Q)xe5 loses to Rh8+ with mate to follow.
Premium Chessgames Member
  kevin86: White will mate soonest.
Nov-02-15  pmukerji: What about 36...Ke7?
Nov-02-15  onur87: flowless..
Premium Chessgames Member
  jith1207: Isn't the GOTD similar to this game:

Anand vs Fressinet, 2013

It looks like 8..d5 is inadvisable.

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?]
November 2: Puttin' on the Roiz
from Game of the Day 2015 by Phony Benoni
Scotch Game: Potter Var (C45) 1-0 Rob the pin, & back defender
from Pins Ins and Outs, ECO C 20s, 40s, 50s, 60s-90s by rbaglini
Scotch Game: Potter Var (C45) 1-0 Rob the pin, & back defender
from Itty Bitty Dittie Fredthebear Do Wop Sha Bop by fredthebear
varishnakov's favorite games
by varishnakov
interesting games
by JoeKa
Alberto8989's favorite games
by Alberto8989
Scotch Game: Potter Var (C45) 1-0 Rob the pin, & back defender
from Minors on the Back Rank Watching Fredthebear by fredthebear
11/2 I like this game.
from Games of the day for 2015. by truepacifism
A very fine display of attacking chess by White.
from Instant Repertoire-9 by FLAWLESSWIN64

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