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

Leo Crevatin vs Johan Kretz
Rilton Cup (2017/18), Stockholm SWE, rd 6, Jan-02
Nimzo-Indian Defense: Normal Line (E40)  ·  0-1


explore this opening
find similar games 40 more games of Leo Crevatin
PGN: download | view | print Help: general | java-troubleshooting

TIP: To see the raw PGN for this game, click on the PGN: view link above.

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
  g15713: E. 1
White to move. Last: 43...b5

click for larger view

Should be a draw according to Stockfish...

Stockfish 25-minute analysis:

1) =0.00 (54 ply) 44.Rc6+ Kg7 45.Rc7+ Kf6 46.Rc6+

2) -0.01 (53 ply) 44.Rc8 Rd3+ 45.Kg2 h5 46.Rc5 Rd2+ 47.Kf3 Rh2 48.Rc6+ Kg7 49.Kg3 Rc2 50.Rc5 Rb2 51.Rc7+ Kh6 52.Rb7 Rb1 53.Rb8 Rb3 54.Kh2 Rxc3 55.Rxb5 Rc2+ 56.Kg3 Rc4 57.Rb3 Ra4 58.Rb7 Ra3+ 59.Kh2 Ra2+ 60.Kg3 Rd2 61.Rb6 Rd5 62.Rb7 Rd3+ 63.Kg2 Rd2+ 64.Kf3 Rc2 65.Rb6 Ra2 66.Kg3 Ra3+ 67.Kg2 Re3 68.Rb7 Re5 69.Rb6 Rd5 70.Kf3 Kg7 71.Kg2 Rf5 72.Kg3 Rc5

3) -0.01 (53 ply) 44.Rc7 Rd3+ 45.Kg2 h5 46.Rc5 Rd2+ 47.Kf3 Rh2 48.Rc6+ Kg7 49.Kg3 Rc2 50.Rc5 Rb2 51.Rc7+ Kh6 52.Rb7 Rb1 53.Rb8 Rb3 54.Kh2 Rxc3 55.Rxb5 Rc2+ 56.Kg3 Rc4 57.Rb3 Ra4 58.Rb7 Ra3+ 59.Kh2 Ra2+ 60.Kg3 Rd2 61.Rb6 Rd3+ 62.Kh2 Rd5 63.Kg3 Rd2 64.Kf3 Rc2 65.Rb7 Rc5 66.Kg2 Rc3 67.Rb5 Rc4 68.Kg3 Kg7 69.Rb3 Kf6 70.Rb6+ Kf5 71.Rb5+ Ke4 72.Kg2 Kf4

Game continuation:

44. Rc8 Rd3+ 45. Kg2 Ke5 46. Rc5+ Rd5 47. Rc6 Kf5 48. Kf2 Rd2+ 49. Kg1 Rb2 50. Kf1 Rh2 51. Rc5+ Kf4 52. Rxb5 Rxh3

E. 1.1
White to move. Last: 52...Rxh3

click for larger view

According to FinalGen, 53. Rb6 or h5 are clear cut draws while

53. Rb4+ or Ke2 or Kg2 Black wins or Draw

Example lines after 53. h5

(1) 53... gxh5 54. Rb2 h4 55. c4 h5 56. c5 Ke5 57. c6 Kd6
58. c7 Kxc7 59. Rb5 Kd6 60. Rxh5 =

(2) 53...g5 54. Kg2 Rxh5 55. c4 Rh4 56. Rb1 h5 57. c5 Rg4+ 58. Kh1 Rg3 59. Rf1+ Ke5 60. Rc1 Rg4 61. c6 Rh4+ 62. Kg2 Rg4+ 63. Kh1 Rh4+ 64. Kg2 =

Game continued:

53. Rb6 Kf5 54. Rb5+ Kg4

E. 1.2
White to move. Last: 54...Kg4

click for larger view

According to FinalGen, 55. c4 is clear cut draw while

55. Rb4+ or Rb6 or Kg2 Black wins or Draw

Example line after 55. c4

55...Kxh4 56. c5 h5 57. Rb4+ Kg5 58. Rc4 h4 59 c6 Rf3+
60. Ke2 Rf8 61. c7 Rc8 62. Kf3 =

White instead played 55. Rc5? which was the losing move.

Game ended with:

55. Rc5 Kxh4 56. Kf2 g5 57. Kg2 Rd3 58. c4 g4 59. Rf5 Rc3 60. c5 Rc2+
61. Kf1 h5 62. Re5 g3 63. Kg1 Kg4 64. Kh1 h4 65. Kg1 Rc1+ 0-1

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 Collection[what is this?]
#41 44. Rc6+= 3:3|| --> 2:2|| (c-, 2 h-pawns vs. b-, g- & h-)
from g15713's favorite Rook endgames by g15713

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