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!)
Fabiano Caruana vs Garry Kasparov
St. Louis Rapid & Blitz (Blitz) (2017), St Louis, MO USA, rd 12, Aug-18
Formation: King's Indian Attack (A07)  ·  0-1
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 8 more Caruana/Kasparov games
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: You can learn a lot about this site (and chess in general) by reading the Chessgames Help Page. If you need help with premium features, please see the Premium Membership Help Page.

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
Aug-18-17  Ultra: Nice to see Garry pull this one out.
Aug-18-17  Sally Simpson: This game sums up the lottery of blitz perfectly.

Here Caruana misses 56.Nc5


click for larger view

If 56...Nxf6 57.Ne6+ winning easily.

Caruana played 56.Ra7 Kasparov, now playing on fumes time wise found 56...Rf5! and Black is winning.

Here with Black to play it is mate in five.


click for larger view

Garry saw it and played it.

Aug-18-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  ChessHigherCat: Hi <Sally Simpson> That definitely was not a flawless game. I feel sorry for the poor little guy who has to stack and unstack all those little white bricks in the sidebar because it kept shooting up and down like blood spurting out of a suicide's wrist.

Anyway, I couldn't believe Garr (sorry Ulhumbrus, just kidding) missed the N fork 35...Nd2. Archipatzer that I am I would have played that in a second.

I think you're right about 56. Nc5. At first I thought K could escape with Nxf6 but 56. Nc5 Nxf6 57. Ne6+ Ke8 58. Rxf6.

Rf5 was a killer move much earlier, too. On move 50...white's side bar shrunk like he had just dived into a pool of icewater: -6.85! 50. ... Rf5 51. Rxf5 gxf5 52. Re7 Rxf1+ 53. Kg2 Ra1 54. Rxf7+ Kg6 55. Rd7 Ne3+ 56. Kf3 Nxc2 57. f7 Kg7 58. Rd5 Rxa3 59. Ke2 Kxf7 60. Rxf5+ Kg6

Aug-18-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  Yuridmi: 19. gf5 bad Better 19. Nxd6
Aug-19-17  ajiteshjaiswal: Did Kasparov miss 33....Nb2 forking one of the rooks?
Aug-19-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  SpaceRunner: Aparrantly they both missed 33....Nb2 or it could be the knight was better than the rook in that position!
Aug-20-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  LucB: I'm mad at Fabiano. He should have let Gary mate him on f1, ala Game of the Century: D Byrne vs Fischer, 1956
Aug-21-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  WorstPlayerEver: 35... Rd5 is winning.

36. R3f2 fails at Rc5

Or 36. Rc3 Rg5

Aug-31-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  PawnSac: < Ultra: Nice to see Garry pull this one out. >

yea not to bad for a guy almost 30 years older than Fab

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: RAPID (Disagree? Please submit a correction slip.)


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