|Mar-09-02|| ||i can beat you all: Capablaca-Becker Karlsbad 1929 Round 8 |
1.d4 d5 2. c4 e6 3. Nf2 Nd7 4. Nc3 Ngf6 5. Bf4 dc 6. e3 Nd5 7. Bc4 Nf4 8. ef Bd6 9. g3 Nf6 10. 0-0 0-0 11. Qe2 b6 12. Rfd1! Bb7 13. Rac1 a6 14. Bd3! Bb4?! 15. Ne4! Qd5? 16. Nfg5! Ne8 17. Nh7! f5 18. Nhg5! and black resigned
|Mar-09-02|| ||Doctor Who: Capablanca vs A Becker, 1929 |
|Mar-09-02|| ||Doctor Who: Can you really beat us all? You can probably beat me ... but ALL? |
|Mar-25-05|| ||actual: I had a game that went 1. d4 d5 2. c4 dxc4 3. Nf3 Nf6 4. a4 Bg4 0-1 ;-)...I don't know why he quit so early, but I thought about playing 4...c5 and the opening explorer shows 2 games with that line both 0-1. |
|Mar-25-05|| ||Sneaky: Anybody who plays a4 that early in the QGA is too timid a soul to be playing gambits anyhow. They should be hiding like a turtle in their Colle System shell or something. |
|Mar-26-05|| ||RisingChamp: Sneaky fine I dont disagree that several mediocre club players adopt the Colle System,for reasons we all know,but that doesnt mean its an opening only for cowards-after all it was invented and made famous by a very attacking players and even modern players like Carsten Hoi have conjured brilliancies with it.See Hoi-Gulko Thessaloniki for an example it won the brilliancy prize for best game in the Olympiad. |
|Apr-23-05|| ||WorldChampeen: Mr. Queen's Gambit Accepted on both sides, was Tony Miles; I'm double checking now, it seems in his early career he played the conventional "3. Nf3" as White but progressed to use both "3. e4" and "3. Nc3"; |
85 games of Anthony Miles playing the QG Accepted in the data base; d20-d29; that has got to be the record! I'd think a4 is a text move. I'd consult Miles however he was such a great attacker, he wouldn't need a4. He was a walking exhibition of how to play the QGA on both sides.
|Apr-24-05|| ||WorldChampeen: As in Botvinnik vs Lasker, 1935 , 4. Qa4+ ; that is the move I wonder about as to whether it is totally out of the spirit of the Queen's Gambit Accepted. Similar to what he did against Levinfish (Loewinfish maybe in some collections); and that early Queen sortie by one of the all time greats.|
By the way, I searched a few other well known players, about the Queen's Gambit Accepted, how many times they played it. I believe the next highest I found was Petrosian with 55; then of course, you could suspect Korchnoi as well has played quite a few and that he does, but not nearly as high as Tony Miles.
|Apr-15-07|| ||Knight13: 4. Bg5
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There's one game with this line: A Bonet vs Alekhine, 1944.
I played 4...e6 here once, but 4...c6 looks good also.
Any thoughts on how Black should play?
|Mar-05-09|| ||FiveofSwords: <knight> often times if white tries some innocious, strange line in the QGA you can simply keep the gambit pawn heh. This is how i usually approach such strange moves. An idea to keep the pawn could be Nc6 with Na5 when white moves the e pawn. also in this position there might be a possible manouver of Ne4 to Nd6, also keeping the pawn. note that after Na5 Qa4+ is nothing special because c6 'discovers' the queen's defense of the knight. and if Bxc4 there may follow the b5 fork.|