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Jan-28-15 Mamedyarov vs Aronian, 2014
lost in space: What a brilliant, wonderful and complex game! Chess at its best.
E20
Jan-28-15 Wesley So
dunkenchess: Mabuhay ka GM Wesley So!
 
Jan-28-15 Karpov vs Campora, 1994
Shams: <Fusilli> Thanks. Apparently Karpov was in Argentina for an unrated thematic supertournament. I'm surprised there isn't a tournament page for it, though it wasn't rated. H Spangenberg vs Karpov, 1994 Ljubojevic vs Karpov, 1994
D35
Jan-28-15 Tradewise Gibraltar (2015)
Kinghunt: At 2800, Topalov is in reasonably good shape to qualify for the candidates by rating already. There's a good chance that either Grischuk or Caruana will either slip in rating or qualify via Grand Prix/World Cup. But unless Topalov raises
 
Jan-28-15 Robert James Fischer
PaulLovric: hi lamont, can you tell me the name of the piece by ludo beetovhen featuring the cannons?
 
Jan-28-15 Pierre Charles Fournier de Saint Amant
zanzibar: That's a pretty interesting post <jn>, indeed. I agree that Lowenthal (never would have considered him), Kolisch and Blackburne are, how to say, more controversal than the others. There are several points raised that I might ...
 
Jan-28-15 Badrakh Galmandakh
ChemMac: He is from Mongolia, 24, and very possibly has never had any reasonably high-level chess education. Last year he played at Gibraltar and had an even score. That 1.d3 may have been an attempt to avoid opening theory hardly known to him. ...
 
Jan-28-15 Bergell / Neumann vs Knorre / Cordel, 1865
dfcx: <al wazir: 15...Qf6 16. Qxc6+ Kf7 17. Qxa8 Qxa1, and if 18. Bxh6 then 18...Qc3. Black is up two ♙s.> White can follow with 19.Qf3+ up B to 2 pawns. Even better for white is 17.Bxh6! and black can't save the rook 17...Rb1? ...
C52
Jan-28-15 Kenneth Rogoff
Abdel Irada: <devere: "Was 2014 really 'the hottest year ever’? From the Met Office to Nature and the BBC, the usual suspects have been at it, writes Christopher Booker" http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/... "2014 Was Not the ‘Hottest Year on
 
Jan-28-15 B Galmandakh vs Motylev, 2015
Tartalacreme: What can black play if not 25. ... Nd3? 25. ... Kf6?? 26.Nxf5 Kxf5 27.Be4+ wins 25. ... Nxd5?? 26.Nxf5+ Kf6 27.Ng3 and black loses the pinned knight 25. ... Bg6 26.Rxe5+ wins a pawn 25. ... Bc2 26.Rxe5+ Kf6 27.Re6+ It looks like ...
A00
Jan-28-15 Biographer Bistro
zanzibar: <Phony> well, nobody really wants to go back to paper and pencil. But the problem was around even in those days, as I think the rules for rapid often allowed players to just "tick" off moves when in time trouble. And if if they ...
 
Jan-28-15 Glek vs J O Fries Nielsen, 1996
tpstar: A real King's Gambit flair to this line. Maybe Black could try 13 ... Bb6+ hoping for 14. Be3?! Bxe3+ 15. Kxe3 Qh6+ and the Queen escapes. Or 14. Kg3 and at least the Knight can't trap the Queen for now since the Bishop covers f2.
B06
Jan-28-15 Kibitzer's Café
zanzibar: <Obit> I just watched Waits on the Douglas show. Thanks for posting it. He's nervous, but quite cogent, and the repartee is pretty funny (and often delivered dead-pan). Of course the bouncing around is distracting, as is the ...
 
Jan-28-15 J Vojinovic vs Nakamura, 2015
SirRuthless: One of the more bizarre games I have seen recently. Black doesn't develop a minor pieces until 11....Nd7 and white looks for choice in terms of piece activity and development. Whites attack on the kingside is a bit too slow and once ...
A80
Jan-28-15 P Littlewood vs M Fuller, 1976
tpstar: 18. Qf2 is crushing but White could also win two pieces for a Rook with 18. Rxf6 Qxf6 19. Qxd7. Maybe White was concerned about counterplay with 19 ... Rad8 20. Qxb7 Rxd1+ 21. Nxd1 Rd8 but White's minor pieces should defend just fine ...
B06
Jan-28-15 Sutovsky vs P Hommerson, 2015
Papagambit: Must 've been a time scramble; I'm falling asleep at my keyboard and spot 34.Rh5++ straight away instead of 34.Rg8+? which also wins. Never put off till tomorrow , what you can mate today!
C42
Jan-28-15 M Damjanovic vs Botvinnik, 1967
zydeco: This isn't like Botvinnik. He's ahead two pawns and loses??
E81
Jan-28-15 Yifan Hou vs H J Cordes, 2015
bondll: <Marmot PFL: A bad blunder, but after the queen trade the ending is (I think), winning for white.> After 38...Qxe3 Rybka4 plays it out to a draw in numerous lines.
C11
Jan-28-15 Gligoric vs Larsen, 1967
zydeco: 9.Bd3 followed by 10.Nf3 looks so natural. Wonder why Gligoric avoided it.
A50
Jan-28-15 Larsen vs J B Bednarski, 1967
zydeco: Five straight wins by Larsen to start this tournament. 18.b5! is a beautiful move.
B21
Jan-28-15 O'Kelly vs Larsen, 1967
zydeco: The bishop runs out of squares after the surprising 43.....Qa1. If 44.Qc1 Nd3.
A43
Jan-27-15 Third Rosenwald Trophy (1956)
Susan 707: I love the ending moves
 
Jan-27-15 Larsen vs H Lehmann, 1967
zydeco: 25.Ba5! and black's defense breaks down. If 25....Qe7 (to play ....c6 next), white has 26.Nf6+ Bxf6 27.Bxd5 and it's hard to stop 28.Bc6. Maybe black should play 25.....Re7 but it looks weak.
A29
Jan-27-15 Gligoric vs Matulovic, 1967
zydeco: I feel like Gligoric sacrificed the exchange more than just about any player. Botvinnik and Petrosian are obviously both famous for sacrificing the exchange. Gligoric is right up there with them.
A73
Jan-27-15 M Damjanovic vs Larsen, 1967
zydeco: Larsen in pawn-grabbing mode with 20.....Bxa4.
D86
Jan-27-15 Magnus Carlsen
Overgod: <Arcturar: Out of curiosity, who would you like to see? I actually wouldn't mind Carlsen-Anand Part III - the reactions on this site would be hilarious, and it would add even more to Anand's legacy.> If Anand manages to win another ...
 
Jan-27-15 Nimzowitsch vs Alekhine, 1914
Nova: What a game! Can we have it as a Game of the Day please?? Any puns?
C48
Jan-27-15 V Prosviriakov vs Wei Yi, 2015
Gilmoy: <Penguincw: 16.Re4. I don't ever recall one side declining a queen trade by blocking with the rook diagonally> Alekhine vs K Sterk, 1921 , <21..Qa6 22.Rc4!!> [DIAGRAM] Bamboozles Black into dogpiling on the pin -- except that ...
B31
Jan-27-15 A Tate vs R Rapport, 2015
ketchuplover: muchas gracias :)
B28
Jan-27-15 Jeremy Lim
HeMateMe: Has Nash said anything yet? He's missed the last two years with injuries. I don't know if he has another year on his Lakers contract or not.
 
Jan-27-15 Irina Krush
ketchuplover: Good luck in Gibraltar and Sochi young lady :)
 
Jan-27-15 Hans-Joachim Federer
HeMateMe: Did anyone read The Outsider, the Jimmy Connors autobiography? I think he may have rigged his own match with Martina Navratilova. Around age 38, 39, Jimbo signed up for a two set exhibition match with Navratilova, one of those silly ...
 
Jan-27-15 Fischer vs J Rubinstein, 1971
Sneaky: <Helios727: What happens if 19...gxf5 ?> I'm pretty sure it's a forced win: 20.g6! fxg6 21.Rxg6+! hxg6 22.Qxg6+ Kh8 23.Qh6+ Kg8 24.Rg1+ Kf7 25.Qg6# Sac sac mate!
B88
Jan-27-15 Fischer vs Taimanov, 1971
thegoodanarchist: <thejack: Fischer at his endgame best, of course. Still, to this day I find it rather ridiculous to claim him to be "the greatest endgame player ever"!> Who is the greatest endgame player ever? I know several of the ...
B47
Jan-27-15 Odd Lie
HeMateMe: We got intelligence in the Bronx. They make a great sea food pasta at Mario's on Fordham Road. That takes brains, right?
 
Jan-27-15 Caruana vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2015
Everett: <zanzibar> Mickey does play this line, however. Regarding Najdorf Sicilian's in general, my thoughts as white were to not worry about ..a6 and ..b5. Just play a3. White has the development lead, black compounds it with two pawn ...
B90
Jan-27-15 F M Semprun Martinez vs G Jones, 2015
Marmot PFL: Seems a bit early to throw in the towel.
C78
Jan-27-15 Alan Pichot
Fusilli: He is playing at Tradewise Gibraltar (2015) . ( http://chess-results.com/tnr158561.... )
 
Jan-27-15 Topalov vs Emilio Miguel Sanchez Jerez, 2015
Penguincw: Gorgeous move by Topalov: 29.Rh6. If 29...Bxh6, then 30.Nef5 Bg7 31.Re7, and black is in big trouble.
E63
Jan-27-15 Pillsbury vs Marshall, 1901
morfishine: Incredible game, notwithstanding Black's inaccuracies. White, the exchange down, forces a winning Zugzwang; Black having no defense to 34.Bc6 and literally no move *****
D02
Jan-27-15 C McNab vs P Roberson, 2008
Fusilli: 13.exf5! ... secures the bishop pair and opens the diagonal for the light-squared bishop. The knight on d4 is slightly annoying but not particularly strong.
B00
Jan-27-15 Conquest vs D Buckley, 2012
luzhin: A non-standard smothered mate!
C00
Jan-27-15 Korchnoi vs Short, 1997
Fusilli: Thanks for posting King's comments, <Shams>. Short shows why 6...Nge7 is the way to go. The contrast with 6...Nc6 in my game with Burnett is instructive.
B00
Jan-27-15 Monika (Bobrowska) Socko
Severin: Surely, there must be a better photo of her than the one here...
 
Jan-27-15 Tata Steel (2015)
keypusher: <<AylerKupp: <chancho> Ding missed out on a defining moment by playing timid.> Yes, but it's understandable to be a little timid when playing the World Champion who is rated 132 Elo points above you, particularly on your ...
 
Jan-27-15 Louis F Stumpers
al wazir: Third and final hint: Q"(1) = 1/0! + 1/1! + 2/2! + 3/3! + 5/4! + 8/5! + 13/6! + ... .
 
Jan-27-15 Stockfish (Computer)
refutor: I have toggled around with stockfish at home and has anyone noticed how much it dislikes King's Indian-type positions?
 
Jan-27-15 Harikrishna vs E de Haan, 2015
TangoJoseph: Nice ! I like 17.g5 and delay capturing on d6 for a few more moves , I like 18. Bg4 chasing the knight :)and 19.Nd5 seams like a crushing move now,.. finally on 22.Rxd6 the loose pawn is picked up and Black is losing .. nice game
B47
Jan-27-15 Wojtkiewicz vs A P Law, 1990
Domdaniel: It's certainly very strong: 28...Qxd6 29.Qxe8+ wins, as does 28...Nd8 29.Qc4+ etc. Maybe Black can hold on after 28...Rf8, but it isn't pretty and White is better anyway.
A09
Jan-27-15 Eva Moser
waustad: The good news is that the German version of chessbase covered last weekend in the FBL, but they didn't add anything I didn't already knew. There were no games and the pictures ignored Baden Baden.
 
Jan-27-15 T Jenkins vs R Schmidt, 1948
Cooleyhigh: I'm loving this variation of the spanish opening.
C61
Jan-27-15 Reti vs Tartakower, 1910
TangoJoseph: sobic: Tartakower should have taken the knight with his queen and the game after 2 moves is equal. But thanks to his mistake we can enjoy over and over again this beautiful queen sacrifice by Mr Reti. how about niether QxN or Nxn but ...
B15
Jan-27-15 Kotronias vs F Vallejo Pons, 2009
BOSTER: The couple moves before POTD pos. Black could play 38...Bg7 with tempo, and with black bishop on a1-h8 diagonal the idea of <arabian mate > disappered like a dream.
B18
Jan-27-15 Tal vs Panno, 1991
john barleycorn: Tal about this game: "I play all common opening moves but if I need or want to play for a win I trust 1.e4. And this game I had to win to share first place."
B43
Jan-27-15 Chigorin vs Paulsen, 1881
john barleycorn: Impressive combination starting with 36.Rxh7. Good for a tuesday/wednesday puzzle.
B32
Jan-27-15 Kieninger vs Alekhine, 1941
MissScarlett: Skinner & Verhoeven give the ending as <40...Rxa2 41.h4 b5 42.h5 0-1>, but that would allow 41...Rxe2, so the above score is likely correct.
C64
Jan-27-15 Benko vs G Fuster, 1958
RookFile: 26. Bb6 is a neat little move. Just like that, the game is over.
B91
Jan-27-15 Salwe vs W Von Stamm, 1903
shallowred: Aesthetic finish; the "dim" Knight mates after 37.Rg7+, shielded by the en prise Rook.
B24
Jan-27-15 W Napier vs Pillsbury, 1901
poorthylacine: For me, it's really difficult to win this complicated endgame; a way should be after for instance 36.b4, 36...Rd2+ 37.Kf1 d5+! ...
C84
Jan-27-15 Spielmann vs Maroczy, 1929
john barleycorn: Spielmann considered this game as his best effort in the Karlsbad 1929 tournament. From his comments in the book "Schachmeisterturnier Karlsbad 1929": 9....a6 (not good as Black will not have the opportunity to play b5 and thus ...
D51
Jan-27-15 Van Wely vs Carlsen, 2015
tivrfoa: <patzer2 I'd say 44...? Black to move would make for a neat Wednesday puzzle> thanks patzer. :)
D76
Jan-27-15 Caruana vs Karjakin, 2014
welhelm1982: Black should play70...rh4+r then if whit take the king black take the king ....funny? What? No? You say not funny ha?
E06
Jan-27-15 Bronstein vs Browne, 1990
N0B0DY: as I said before...
B99
Jan-27-15 H Kokkoris vs Botvinnik, 1962
N0B0DY: <N0B0DY> understands you!
B74
Jan-27-15 Claude Frizzel Bloodgood
offramp: His middle name is a nickname given to him by Father Seamus Mulcahy. It is based on the noise he was expected to make in the electric chair.
 
Jan-27-15 Anatoly Karpov
Jim Bartle: Maybe Karpov was slightly past his prime when he defeated Anand in the 1991 match, but Anand definitely had not reached his prime.
 
Jan-27-15 Fred Reinfeld
offramp: One of my favourite chess quotations - and one of my favourite quotes of all - was about Fred Reinfeld . I first saw it at http://www.chesshistory.com/winter/... ...and it runs thuslywise: <‘I thought I was the only one who saw that ...
 
Jan-27-15 F Reinfeld vs S L Thompson, 1927
scutigera: <Phony Benoni>: They can't all be number one. Per Wikipedia, "He was ranked sixth in the country on the first rating list issued by the United States Chess Federation in 1950, after Reuben Fine, Samuel Reshevsky, Alexander Kevitz,
C29
Jan-27-15 B Annakov vs A Loginov, 1996
billyhan: Isn't Black kinda' "Loginov" too early?
D24
Jan-27-15 Carlsen vs Yifan Hou, 2015
perfidious: Never knew the site disciple of Reinfeld had an inkling of what constitutes a waiting move. Then again, <u> believes the Keres Attack is not a viable line vs the Scheveningen Sicilian.
B32
Jan-27-15 Monte Carlo (1967)
zydeco: A few of the good games in this tournament: Fischer vs G Forintos, 1967 Larsen vs Fischer, 1967 Smyslov vs Larsen, 1967 Fischer vs Geller, 1967 Geller vs Larsen, 1967 Geller vs Lombardy, 1967
 
Jan-27-15 Skopje (1967)
zydeco: The Yugoslav players actually put up a pretty good show against Fischer in this tournament -- they seemed to come up with all kinds of opening schemes to wrong-foot Fischer; and Fischer had to work hard for his points. This tournament must
 
Jan-27-15 W Dittmann vs Puc, 1956
FSR: Wolfgang Puc. Thanks to <WannaBe> for the idea!
E26
Jan-27-15 B Wall vs L Chapman, 1973
wwall: Yes, some of my opponents played on as much as a queen down until checkmate, while others did resign the exchange down. The stronger the player, the more likely that they resigned when a piece was lost. The weaker the player, the more ...
C37
Jan-27-15 Caruana vs Carlsen, 2015
tamar: Consensus during the game was that 29 Kh2 was a drawing path. It might, but Black can still win the exchange, with the line 29 Kh2 Kh8 30 Re1 h6 31 Bh4 Bf6 32 Bg3 Rg8 33 Rg1 Rg5 34 Rxg2 Rcg8 35 Kh1 Nxg2 36 Kxg2 Rgb8 [DIAGRAM] Black has good
B31
Jan-27-15 Jobava vs Radjabov, 2015
Ulhumbrus: One reaction in the centre to 6 h4 is 6....e6
E73
Jan-27-15 C Tang vs H Burger, 2001
Errrrrrr: I dont think Harvey played master class in Europe :)
A40
Jan-27-15 Fischer vs T Rouse, 1964
GoldenBird: after 1.e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bc4 Nf6 is a pawn sacrifice, black dare not try and hold onto his d-pawn after: 4. Ng5 d5 5. exd5 with Nxd5?! as white gets a huge advantage with the lolli variation 6. d4! exd4 7. O-O and after a move like ...
C57
Jan-27-15 Pia Cramling
waustad: Here is a picture of Anna from a Swedish Girls championship (if I'm reading it right.) http://www.schack.se/wp/wp-content/... She's playing in the amateur sections again at Gibraltar.
 
Jan-27-15 M Lewis vs B Wall, 1973
Cheapo by the Dozen: 20 e4 was necessary.
A03
Jan-27-15 I Saric vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2015
pericles of athens: Nice finish!
B90
Jan-27-15 M Bluemich vs Nimzowitsch, 1926
suenteus po 147: I don't think 33...Bxc3 wins a pawn. Can't white respond with 34.Rxc3?
A07
Jan-27-15 Reshevsky vs Najdorf, 1953
offramp: At that first diagram stage, after...Nd7, if black had offered me a draw I would have taken it.
E94
Jan-27-15 Aronian vs Ding Liren, 2015
CarlosO: Right. 55. Bxe5 Qa1+ not 55. ...dxe inmediatelly black loses because 56. Rd7+ and 57. Qf7 ++ in just two moves
E90
Jan-27-15 B Wall vs D Easton, 1972
jvv: There is no need for Bh4, after 20.Rh1 Rg7 black wins.
C33
Jan-27-15 Elisabeth Paehtz
whiteshark: FBL rd 5 match <Rodewischer SM vs Bad Königshofen> was played last Friday and ended 2:4. Here's FBL rd 6+7 cb report: http://de.chessbase.com/post/baden-... All FBL results: http://nsv-online.de/ligen/fbl-1415...
 
Jan-27-15 R Wojtaszek vs Carlsen, 2015
TheBish: Carlsen wasted too much time on pawns moves, especially marching the a-pawn to a3, where it died. Out of 51 moves, 17 were pawns moves! That's one-third. If the formula for winning chess is making more than twice as many piece moves as ...
A41
Jan-27-15 F Reinfeld vs Reshevsky, 1932
4tmac: Black neglects his development by returning the unfortunate Knight to the original square with: 18.... KN-KN1 ? 19 P-K5 !! A surprise stroke. After 19.... PxP 20 P-B5 ! White launches a vehement attack. :)
E15
Jan-27-15 Mike Trow vs B Wall, 1973
Cheapo by the Dozen: Black had to play ... f6 before White did. He had several chances to do so.
E24
Jan-27-15 M Bertok vs Fischer, 1962
HeMateMe: A symphony of bad moves from Bartok.
D59
Jan-27-15 Short vs Judit Polgar, 1995
Fusilli: <wordfunph: ... "Christ, a half out of eight!"> Oh, wow, I didn't know the score between them was so lopsided. I just searched for them in this database and found 8-3 and 5 draws in classical games. If you add rapid/exhibition ...
B22
Jan-27-15 M Gurevich vs N Davies, 1989
wordfunph: "Perhaps you should have stayed on the beach!" - GM Mikhail Gurevich (in jest to GM Nigel Davies after the game) Source: Chess Monthly October 1995
A41
Jan-27-15 N Barsalou vs B Wall, 1980
Sally Simpson: Hi Once. Agree Good player (does not have to be a GM) v Novice are perfect for teaching beginners and weaker players. However sometimes 1400 - 1400 can throw up an instrucitve game where you see some incredible flights of the ...
A02
Jan-27-15 Wei Yi vs A Haast, 2015
waustad: For most of the tournament Haast was getting decent positions, though sometimes she didn't have quite good enough technique to survive or win, depending on which game. This game, however she got pretty well crushed.
B48
Jan-27-15 Frederick J Gibbes
Tomlinsky: <Well, you can tell by the way I use my walk, I'm a woman's man. NO time to talk!> *** Taps nose ***
 
Jan-27-15 Qi Guo
waustad: Happy 20th birthday!
 
Jan-27-15 V Gunina vs A R Saleh Salem, 2015
intuitivesac: Appeared that the white pawn on d5 was serving a valuable defensive purpose for black: interfering with White's light squared bishop. Capturing it made black's position much harder to defend.
E81
Jan-27-15 Najdorf vs Reshevsky, 1953
offramp: After 67.Nxd6 play goes into a ♘-ending with white a pawn up: [DIAGRAM] It doesn't look easy to win - to me anyway. But Najdorf makes it look easy...
E58
Jan-27-15 L Carmeille vs R Dautov, 2005
whiteshark: Ouch!
B18
Jan-27-15 R G Smellie
whiteshark: [Event "corr NCCA Leadership-B"] [Site "USA"] [Date "1916.??.??"] [White "Smellie, R G"] [Black "Hickok, William F"] [Result "0-1"] [ECO "C27"] [EventType "tourn (corr)"] 1. e4 e5 2. Nc3 Nf6 3. Bc4 Bc5 4. d3 d6 ...
 
Jan-27-15 Gary Kenworthy
whiteshark: ... and it was <Ms Kenworthy> who cared a lot about her girls ... http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2...
 
Jan-27-15 A N Panchenko vs Bronstein, 1981
Sargon: Eric Shiller said "and White resigned (presumably at adjournment) since the K is permanently trapped and Black can simply defend his f4 and then eradicate the Pawns."
B19
Jan-27-15 A Giri vs W So, 2015
KingchecksQueen: January 2016 Dear Wesley So, please seek advise and tutorial lessons from Mr. Garry Kasparov if you want to be the next world champion. You will never go wrong with him, just look at Carlsen and Anand. Your friend K+Q
A13
Jan-27-15 Reshevsky - Najdorf (1953)
SimonWebbsTiger: @<Offramp> I think the number of Nimzo Indians is probably due to Sammy (certainly) and Don Miguel hardly ever playing 1. e4 and that Najdorf did suffer a bit in the King's Indian v. Reshevsky in their 1952 match.
 
Jan-27-15 Veselin Topalov
cbpatzer: This is the game of Topalov in round 1 of Gibraltar Masters https://arena.chessdom.com/#/game/s...
 
Jan-27-15 V Iordachescu vs C Bauer, 2014
perfidious: Hard to imagine the zeitnot monster coming into play so early, but I recall winning a game on time in a US Open (time check of 50 moves in 2.5 hours) at move nineteen or thereabouts.
C10
Jan-27-15 J Sammour Hasbun vs A Ivanov, 2013
Abdel Irada: <BOSTER>: Your analysis is correct, in that White reaches a winning endgame after the exchanges following 24. Qxd5, Be6. I do not, however (and please note that this is my analysis; an engine might find some combination I have ...
C67
Jan-27-15 Antoshin vs B Rabar, 1964
TheBish: This would be a good POTD from move 19, which is how I found it on a tactics website.
A00
Jan-27-15 Botvinnik vs Euwe, 1948
SonOfSteel: Botvinnik was offering his Queen, just after the pawn-sac was accepted 20...exf3 21. ♗b1 h6 22. ♖xf3 ♘d5 23. ♖g3! ♕xh4 24. ♖xg7+ ♔h8 25. ♖h7+ ♔g8 26. ♖h8#
D46
Jan-27-15 Reshevsky vs Najdorf, 1953
RookFile: This looks like a textbook way of ramming the c pawn home for victory.
E97
Jan-27-15 Reshevsky - Najdorf (1952)
RookFile: Reshevsky absolutely pulverized Najdof to start this match. If it had ended after game 7, we would be saying this was comparable to Fischer beating Larsen 6-0.
 
Jan-27-15 Zsuzsa Polgar
HeMateMe: Vic and Ms. Polgar, blitz video. Helluva guy, Korchnoi: < https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLx... >
 
Jan-27-15 M Webb vs J M Rapaire, 2009
ScottElliott: Black squandered a dead rook and pawn draw by trying to get fancy. He played well up until then. The line with Nge2, f3 by White takes Black out of his comfort zone if he likes to play ..Bg4 following Nf3, but still Black held ...
B01
Jan-27-15 Browne vs Najdorf, 1971
G Kasparov: First!!!!!!
B99
Jan-27-15 F Reinfeld vs R Goerlich, 1935
Richard Taylor: He seemed to especially like writing about combinations etc (and endings) and here he plays one!
B13
Jan-27-15 Anish Giri
pinoy king: Weaker than So
 
Jan-27-15 Gunsberg vs Steinitz, 1891
Gregor Samsa Mendel: <Smite>-- Gunsberg vs Steinitz, 1891
C52
Jan-27-15 Wei Yi vs Potkin, 2015
MindCtrol9: <23.. Nc3> can not be good at all because it helps White to bring the a1 Rook up to the KS adding another piece to attack the B King.
C11
Jan-27-15 Tal vs Korchnoi, 1968
nmatta: Life Master AJ Goldsby has offered his analysis of this game in the following link: http://www.ajschess.com/lifemastera... AJ is very thorough and challenges some of the conventional analysis originally offered by Smyslov and Furman. It's ...
E19


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